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    Subject: Re: Magnolia -- spoiler
    Date: Sep 4, 2000
    Sender: Jennifer in FLPrevious | Next

    I just saw this movie last night on DVD and it really moved me. I think the frogs tied into the whole theme the narrator kept referring to about nothing happening due to chance and the newsreels in the movie about bizarre incidents from the past that seemed so strange no one would really believe they actually happened.

    The frogs brought everyone together and altered lives that would have taken another course, such as the game show host who was about to kill himself and quiz kid Donnie Smith's chance meeting with the cop.

    This was such a well-made and thought-provoking movie. The ideas about people lying when they say they have no regrets and the importance of forgiveness despite how many lives have been damaged due to horrible, seemingly unforgivable acts will make me remember this movie for a long time to come.

    Jennifer :)

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    Re: Magnolia -- spoiler

    I liked the movie, but some of it went over my head... Why frogs???? Divine Intervention??? Just a random act of weirdness? or is there some specific signifigance that I missed? And even though this might be a stupid question...it couldn't really rain frogs, could it?






    Comment index:

  • Magnolia   from chris saunders, Aug 31, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from Beth, Sep 3, 2000
  • » Re: Magnolia -- spoiler «   from Jennifer in FL, Sep 4, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from cdd68, Sep 5, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from CJ, Mar 27, 2001
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from Jana, Sep 7, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from Matt, Sep 10, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia — spoiler   from rowan, Oct 5, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia ¸ spoiler   from Bob, Oct 29, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from yo mama, Jul 11, 2001
  • Frogs for real   from Ken Webster, Jan 20, 2002
  • Re: Magnolia   from Francesco, Oct 24, 2000
  • Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from Jeff, Oct 31, 2000
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from tracy, Nov 20, 2000
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from bob weottababyitsaboy, Aug 27, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from jenny, Mar 14, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from T.J., Mar 29, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from Crystal, Apr 12, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from Tashtigo707, Jun 19, 2002
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from AD MacDonald, Mar 5, 2005
  • Re: Magnolia   from pc, Feb 6, 2001
  • frogs?   from Nat, Jan 14, 2001
  • Re: frogs?   from Brian, Apr 15, 2001
  • Exodus:Magnolia   from Jason Knox, Feb 25, 2004
  • Film   from Brian Jones, Jan 20, 2001
  • Re: Film   from bob weottababyitsaboy, Aug 27, 2001
  • Claudia Magnolia   from Rach, Feb 4, 2001
  • [no subject]   from , Apr 29, 2001
  • Great Film   from Thunder_Moose, Nov 27, 2001
  • Person in the Cupboard?   from Aaron, Jul 31, 2005
  • Magnolia   from chris saunders, Aug 31, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from Beth, Sep 3, 2000
  • » Re: Magnolia -- spoiler «   from Jennifer in FL, Sep 4, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from cdd68, Sep 5, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from CJ, Mar 27, 2001
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from Jana, Sep 7, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from Matt, Sep 10, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia — spoiler   from rowan, Oct 5, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia ¸ spoiler   from Bob, Oct 29, 2000
  • Re: Magnolia -- spoiler   from yo mama, Jul 11, 2001
  • Frogs for real   from Ken Webster, Jan 20, 2002
  • Re: Magnolia   from Francesco, Oct 24, 2000
  • Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from Jeff, Oct 31, 2000
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from tracy, Nov 20, 2000
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from bob weottababyitsaboy, Aug 27, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from jenny, Mar 14, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from T.J., Mar 29, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from Crystal, Apr 12, 2001
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from Tashtigo707, Jun 19, 2002
  • Re: Frogs, Children : EXPLAINED!!!!   from AD MacDonald, Mar 5, 2005
  • Re: Magnolia   from pc, Feb 6, 2001
  • frogs?   from Nat, Jan 14, 2001
  • Re: frogs?   from Brian, Apr 15, 2001
  • Exodus:Magnolia   from Jason Knox, Feb 25, 2004
  • Film   from Brian Jones, Jan 20, 2001
  • Re: Film   from bob weottababyitsaboy, Aug 27, 2001
  • Claudia Magnolia   from Rach, Feb 4, 2001
  • [no subject]   from , Apr 29, 2001
  • Great Film   from Thunder_Moose, Nov 27, 2001
  • Person in the Cupboard?   from Aaron, Jul 31, 2005