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So, in watching the discussion of High Society today, I found it difficult to agree that High Society's musical numbers give more depth to the characters. I would argue it has less dimension than the non-musical Philadelphia Story. I see just as much psychoanalysis of Tracy in the original as the father tells her a daughter's love is what keeps a father young, and his affairs are her fault. I've always felt that that aspect of the tale was a "Just, wow!" moment that is hard for contemporary women to swallow. They cut her down to size quite deftly in the original with the same complaints abo
I plan to go see Ocean's Eight. I'm looking forward to it. I enjoyed the first remake of Ocean's 11 and enjoyed the original (being born and raised there almost requires me to be a Rat Pack aficionado). After watching what happened to the Ghostbusters remake (which I saw and liked - not as much as the original but that was lightening in a bottle). Some say it is a gender thing that was wrong with the Ghostbusters. Which movie franchises do you like? Which remakes do you like? Why?