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July 17th, 2005

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12:54 am - Boop-boop-be-doop.
DVD Empire's list of $4.99 Fox DVDs includes the Melanie Griffith classic Shining Through. From my own (*shudder*) experience of the film, I figure that price is still at least $20 too expensive, and I suspect that these gentlemen might agree:
“I know it’s only a movie, and so perhaps I should be willing to suspend my disbelief, but Shining Through is such an insult to the intelligence that I wasn’t able to do that.”
   —Roger Ebert

“If the fate of the free world were being threatened by goose-stepping Nazis, who would you send to the rescue? In Shining Through they send Melanie Griffith. What, you mean Betty Boop wasn’t available?”
   —Hal Hinson

“[Griffith] sounds like a 7-year-old reciting poetry for the delight of grown-ups. It’s enough to make you want to turn her in to the Nazis.”
   —Desson Howe

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Date:July 17th, 2005 03:16 pm (UTC)
I love that story. It should be true, damnit.  :-)

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