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Thelma & Louise
I felt the climax was a betrayal of everything that went before it. We watch the blossoming of two inhibited characters only to see them destroyed for proclaiming their independence. While this may reflect the way many women now see their role in society, it does nothing for those young women who are looking for...
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Thelma and Louise holding hands
It is almost impossible to exaggerate the amount of press, praise, criticism and scholarly attention heaped upon the film “Thelma & Louise” in the 23 years since its release. For example, if you run a search of scholarly publications, you will find that it has been written about in well over a thousand books and...
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It is time for Thelma & Louise! One might ask – how is it possible that, in spite of its Oscar and Oscar nominations, BAFTA and Golden Globe awards, two David di Donatello Awards (Italy) for best actress(s), Cesar Award nomination (France), and a host of awards and nominations from Film Critics and Cinematographer Societies,...
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In this video Geena Davis explains how she was determined to be cast as the confident Louise, instead of insecure Thelma. During Geena’s interview with director, Ridley Scott, she recalls how she made a well rehearsed and logical case to be cast as Louise. Ridley asked her if she would consider playing Thelma. Fortunately, she had an instant change...
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We really enjoyed this recent photo/video shoot of Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon reminiscing the production of Thelma & Louise nearly 25 years ago. They share some fun details like how hard it was for Geena to concentrate after seeing Brad Pitt’s abs wetted down to simulate sweat. We can only imagine…
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Question: Who made Geena Davis forget that George Clooney had auditioned for the part of Geena’s sexy cowboy one-night-stand? Answer: Brad Pitt. This realization came to light years later when George and Geena sat next to each other on a flight. The article at Contactmusic.com reports George confessed his jealousy over Brad winning the Sexy Cowboy role...
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Quote from a newspaper: It seems like every couple of months we're hit with another rumor that producers are looking to remake Thelma & Louise. That doesn't sit well with Geena Davis. "Leave it the hell alone," Davis told me.
According to this recent article on eonline.com, Geena Davis is outspoken about her views on the remake subject. Her opinion is that the movie should be left alone. We agree. How can you improve on perfection? So many remakes have been successful at one thing…to alienate fans of the original movie. Why not just watch the...
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The Urban Dictionary, Wikipedia and Google Not a day goes by that somewhere around the world, Thelma & Louise is mentioned in the press. Simply Google those names and you will find thousands upon thousands of references. The verb, ‘Thelma & Louise-ing’ can even be found in the Urban Dictionary along with hashtags like: #tight girl friends...
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