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11-24-09 - If you're interested in movies, you must be familiar with
IMDB, the Internet Movie Data Base. I
have used it since near when it started - like more than ten years ago I
think. Recently I placed my first movie comment.
The movie is Whatever Works - something I failed to include when I hurriedly put this on cuke.
Boris the genius made a common grammatical error, 22
*** This comment may contain spoilers ***
Loved this movie. I like all Woody Allen movies. You might not like it.
I'm not very critical - I don't even disagree with the critical reviews
and comments of it but I forgive him all his failings. However, I'm not
writing this as a review. Maybe there's somewhere else this type of
comment goes. It's a trivia comment. Anyway, it's about a grammatical
error that Boris (Larry David) made while correcting in his snobbish way
the grammar of Melody (Evan Rachel Wood). At an hour and thirty-one
minutes into the film right after her mother has shown up, she, Melody,
says: "You see Mama, Boris is a genius. He doesn't have a lot of patience
for us inchworms." Boris corrects her with: "We, we inchworms." He's
attempting to show off his intellectual superiority but he's wrong and
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