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    Reader comments on De-Lovely

    Subject: De-Lovely
    Date: Dec 4, 2005
    Sender: GKPrevious | Next

    De-Lovely brings out truly mixed emotions: On the one hand I'm crazy about the film and on the other I'm repelled. The filming, costuming, and music are very well done, as is the relationship between Linda and Cole. I found Porter's gay side to be repugnant, however, that was a big part of what made the guy tick so it's legit to portray it in the film. I watch the opening and closing scenes over and over again and pretend that the other didn't exist. I suppose my main criticism of the movie is that the characterization of Porter seems, somehow, shallow. In fact, I could have used a bit more character development throughout the film. One thing for certain, I'll never listen to Porter lyrics again with the same thoughts in mind. In fact, since I'm a very thorough hetero romanticist, I may not listen to any of them for quite a while. In the end though, they're so good that I won't stay away forever. GK

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  • De-Lovely   from mic, Aug 4, 2004
  • De-Lovely   from Wally, Aug 21, 2004
  • Loved De-Lovely   from cmd, Sep 3, 2004
  • [no subject]   from , Jan 7, 2005
  • de-flop   from susan, Jan 29, 2005
  • Re: de-flop   from Liz Allison, Jul 6, 2005
  • delovely   from momoffour, Feb 4, 2005
  • De-Lovely   from michele trahearne, Feb 11, 2005
  • You took the lyrics right out of my mind.   from vaunt, Feb 27, 2005
  • De-Lovely was De-lightfull   from Liz Allison, Jul 6, 2005
  • » De-Lovely «   from GK, Dec 4, 2005
  • someone i know   from Ariane, Jan 25, 2006
  • Delovely   from ida, Nov 16, 2006
  • De-Lovely   from mic, Aug 4, 2004
  • De-Lovely   from Wally, Aug 21, 2004
  • Loved De-Lovely   from cmd, Sep 3, 2004
  • [no subject]   from , Jan 7, 2005
  • de-flop   from susan, Jan 29, 2005
  • Re: de-flop   from Liz Allison, Jul 6, 2005
  • delovely   from momoffour, Feb 4, 2005
  • De-Lovely   from michele trahearne, Feb 11, 2005
  • You took the lyrics right out of my mind.   from vaunt, Feb 27, 2005
  • De-Lovely was De-lightfull   from Liz Allison, Jul 6, 2005
  • » De-Lovely «   from GK, Dec 4, 2005
  • someone i know   from Ariane, Jan 25, 2006
  • Delovely   from ida, Nov 16, 2006