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25 October 2017 @ 06:32 am
RomCom Behavior Gets Real Man Arrested  
What romantic movies are really about
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Kalimac: puzzlekalimac on October 25th, 2017 02:15 pm (UTC)
Some good points, but it ought to be accurate. In The Graduate, it isn't the case that "he later whisks her away from her wedding." Though he interrupts it, she voluntarily goes with him. It isn't something that he does to her, as this phrasing states. (And the framing makes clear that she is revolted by the anger of her family and fiancee, so "despite having nothing to offer her" isn't accurate either. She thinks he does. You can argue that her character is fk'd up, but I'd say it's part of the point of the movie that they're all fk'd up.
tx_cronopiotx_cronopio on October 25th, 2017 03:44 pm (UTC)
Well said.