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Lange and Barrymore -HBO 'Grey Gardens'

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Lange and Barrymore -HBO 'Grey Gardens'#1
Posted: 5/7/09 at 12:38pm
Just been given a DVD of this HBO special so I'm off home for an evening of weird nostalgia! (via the off license of course!)
Updated On: 5/7/09 at 12:38 PM
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its really good, i watched it last week.Drew is great
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OH MY GOD!
This is stunning.
I sat there open mouthed from beginning to end.
I even forgot to open the bottle of wine.
The performances are just so spot on and the whole production is just perfect.
Drew Barrymoors performance is absolutely haunting.
Jessica Lange is perfect in one of her best ever performances. ('Frances' is my all time favorite Lange perfomance)

I'm now going to eat and breath and maybe just watch it all again later!

I don't know if this will be shown in the UK or if it will get a DVD release here, BUT I hope anyone here who has even just the slightest interest in the Beales will get to see this fabulous movie at some time. It is one of the best you will see in a long, long time.

re: Lange and Barrymore -HBO 'Grey Gardens'


Updated On: 5/7/09 at 03:44 PM
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This is way better than i imagined it and well worth a view when it hits these shores later this year
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I was so pleased for Drew Barrymore. I thought her performance was jaw-dropping. At this point, I expect Jessica Lange to be great--and she was--but I was frankly a bit surprised at how accomplished Barrymore was.
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Exactly Reg!
She has excelled herself in this movie.
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It was that rare thing where the physical and vocal impression was absolutely spot on, and yet that's only the starting point for the performance.
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I take you have seen the two docs from the 70s.
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Only the original, actually. (And then, of course, the Bway show.)

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Its so great to see Drew give a performance like that. We are so used to seeing her in the Rom Coms that i think its easy to forget what a stunning versatile actress she can be.

I hope she gets some awards for it
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Sorry. Drew is not a good actress; her perf in this was like her playing dress-up. Ms. Ebersole in the musical is still miles beyond Drew's one-note perf.

Ms. Lange on the other hand deserves the Emmy for Best Actress.
Do you know what happens when you let Veal Prince Orloff sit in an oven too long?
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Well its called a difference of opinion, and i thought she was incredible (as did the critics)

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Did she (Barrymore) manage to lose the lisp?
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