Vanity, thy Name is Babs


I remember seeing Roger Ebert review this movie, and hearing him say how awful it was that in scenes with both Babs and the great Lauren Bacall, Babs was lit as if with a heavenly aura, while Bacall was almost in darkness. That's because Barbra was also the director, you see, and was obviously supremely concerned with her own appearance to the exclusion of all else.

I thought he was exagerating, but -- yikes! -- it was true. Watch it again and look for Lauren Bacall standing two feet from Barbra, yet completely in darkness. This movie is Barbra standing on a mountaintop crying "Me! Me! Me!" One of the worst films I've ever seen.

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How could you spell 'gourmet' incorrectly?

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you know what? if you can NOT like Barbra, then we Can like her without you being an a*shole. if i want to spend my time listening to this VERY Talented women then i can do it and you should keep your mouth shut ok? I'm 18 and I have loved Barbra since i was a baby! i have all of her movies and most of her albums!

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well, take it from one who is NOT a barbra fan...this movie (as i wrote in my review) is in my opinion witty and intelligent and delivers a great message about people and relationships...the acting is sensational on all fronts....lauren bacall was a standout, as was jeff bridges and barbra herself..george segal had all the best lines and i'm sorry he wasn't in it longer...

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Lol, I like Ebert and it's so funny but true!

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