Mettel Ray’s blogathon banner is on the right, if you want to know what’s going on. Out of FEAR and/or AWKWARD I went with only the latter this week. God knows good films can create a lot of awkwardness within and of course, I myself am excellent in feeling this.
the sex scene in Chloe
This film experience is and most likely will remain my most awkward film experience ever – the film’s not awkward, I am. The one time my love of going into films blind (I thought the no admittance under 16 was because of violence or something) was a bitch to me. I was with my dad and if you’ve seen this film, you know that the scene is very graphic. I just cringed all the way through the scene and pretended I dropped my phone. Twice.
the ending of Easy Virtue
Easy Virtue is a film I really liked (Colin Firth, mmm) but I kinda got the vibe others didn’t. If you didn’t catch it, then the plot was that in the 1920s, a proper English young man brings home his new spouse, an American woman ten years older, a widow and a race car driver (Jessica Biel), and while the boy’s mum hates the woman, his dad (Firth) likes the spunk of the girl. The film, finally, ends in Biel leaving the boy for his own good and driving into the sunset (literally) with the boy’s dad. Must’ve been awkward for the wife. And the son.
the confrontation in Black Swan
Black Swan is an amazing film, no doubt about that. And I say only good films can create moments that make you cringe because of what happens, not because of how bad the film is.1 When Nina (Natalie Portman) had hot sex with Lily (Mila Kunis)2, she woke up alone and hungover and was pissed at Lily for abandoning her. And then it all turned out to have been a wet dream and Lily riduculed her just a little bit. Poor Nina.
talking with feminists in Borat
I think Borat is a hilarious film, but it’s so, so offensive that I simply felt embarrassed for laughing sometimes – especially when Borat was busy explaining how a woman’s brain too small to think. And if you want a character who’s feeling awkward, try almost any American who talked to Borat.
Voldemort hugging Draco in HP7 part 2
Has this already been given the award of the most awkward hug in the world, ever? Volders hugging Draco is truly that: incredibly uncomfortable and awkward, with all the surrounding fear. Props to the people who made this!
1 Okay, so this is kinda given, yes.
2 I hope one of the emotions is “fanning self” because then I can include that scene.