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|Smitten the movie
||Sunday, 28 August 2011 At 10:13:48 AM
|I agree with Hipster.
Very disappointed with Smitten. I had the opportunity to watch this movie before shelling out my had earned cash. Needless to say, I will not be purchasing this climbing movie.
I thought Ed would have already learnt from experience with his involvement in previous Oz climbing flicks. Interview technique was woeful, a little more research/preparation would have made the interviews a little less awkward. And the rapport with the interview subjects seemed a little lacking to say the least.
Congratulations to the climbers featured in Smitten, you have all completed some truly awesome feats of climbing prowess! You all inspire me.
-Awesome routes at the cutting edge of Australian climbing.
-Personalities of the Oz climbing scene. We all want to know more about our idols and those who perform the feats we aspire to.
-All those what Hipster said!
-Poor interview techniques. I struggled to take anything from the interviews.
-Opening Rabbit scenes went too far.
-Completely inappropriate inclusion of foul language.
Given that it has a MA15+ rating I expected there to be a certain level of language and even boyish shenanigans. And I reckon the legal status of BASE jumping (whether BASE should be illegal or not is not the issue here) alone warrants a MA15+ classification. But I found the tone of the flick to be spoiled by the excessive language, the inappropriate rabbit scenes, and the inappropriate choice of music ( do those lyrics really need to be so blatant and in your face?).
@ Smitten producers - Was the goal of Smitten to portray Australian climbing as a Fringe/Underground hardcore activity? Do you think climbing is about giving "the bird" to the rest of society? I felt the movie did more to alienate climbing from mainstream society than to promote climbing.
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