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Old 03-26-2014, 12:44 PM
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Gordon has reviewed 'The Swimmer'. He says this Grindhouse release is highly recommended. Here's why...

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Old 03-26-2014, 07:09 PM
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Have read "The Story" twice, not quite sure what exactly this movie is about and why it is so dramatic. A man swimming through pools and a wedding, anything else? A modern day version would be people calling the cops, aiming guns and of course being in CT, many a skeeter.
Burt Lancaster did some good films, is this one really one such?
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Old 03-28-2014, 02:45 AM
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No wedding in the movie, just pools. Not sure why you think a modern-day version would be like that. It seems to miss what's taking place in the story.
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Old 03-31-2014, 02:44 PM
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Probably 40 years since I've seen this but I recall one of the backyards he swims through was occupied by nudists, which made it a bit racy for those times - even though the nudity was only suggested and cleverly concealed. I'll have to pick it up as soon as the price drops.
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Old 04-01-2014, 02:48 PM
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you get to see Burt's bare backside
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Old 04-03-2014, 08:21 PM
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only above the waist (hopefully) ?
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