January 23rd, 2006


Yet Another Post About Brokeback Mountain

I think I'm the last lj user to post about Brokeback Mountain, perhaps the last to see it. We went to it a week ago and really loved it. It was very moving, very believable. When we got home, we read the short story it was based on. I think the story's very good, but I think the movie's better. I usually prefer literature to film adaptations, but in this case I feel like the performances of the main actors gave the sparse words of the story such depth and feeling that words on the page didn't compare.

Spoilers abound in the rest of this post, so in case anyone has not seen it, I'm putting in a cut.
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