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The Big Chill: 30 Years Later

Stars JoBeth Williams, Tom Berenger, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, Glenn Close and Kevin Kline, as well as producer Marcia Nasatir and Kasdan and shared stories of making the drama about a group of once-close college friends who reunite for a weekend of soul searching — and soul music — after their college buddy Alex commits suicide.

See link for more and the 30 year reunion picture

by Anonymousreply 2409/09/2013

Better picture here

by Anonymousreply 109/08/2013

What are we, chopped liver?

Bog Chill, so dated ...

by Anonymousreply 209/08/2013

Featuring Kevin Costner's finest role!

by Anonymousreply 309/08/2013

r2 Evidently.

by Anonymousreply 409/08/2013

Meg Tilly still looks good.

by Anonymousreply 509/08/2013

(I was in it, too! I was the only non-insufferable one)

by Anonymousreply 609/08/2013

It was an entertaining film, if only to see Kevin Kline in his running shorts.

by Anonymousreply 709/08/2013

No William Hurt?

by Anonymousreply 809/08/2013

Oops, guess I'm chopped liver squared. ..

by Anonymousreply 909/08/2013

Yes Kline looked good in those short shorts...

by Anonymousreply 1009/08/2013

It wasn't that good of a film. It was seminal for its star power and for its witty dialogue, but that was about it.

Oh: and that was really a great house.

by Anonymousreply 1109/08/2013

Such a boughie lame ass movie.

by Anonymousreply 1209/08/2013

R11 - and the music!

by Anonymousreply 1309/08/2013

r12 are you SLA?

by Anonymousreply 1409/08/2013

Oh my god, that's my fave movie of all to hate! So much hateful behavior. The characters were hideous.

by Anonymousreply 1509/08/2013

Mary Kay Place ruined her looks with that awful plastic surgery!

by Anonymousreply 1609/09/2013

Only 2 more years until St. Elmos Fire: 30 Years Later.

by Anonymousreply 1709/09/2013

Did Alex kill himself because he was a homosexual?

by Anonymousreply 1809/09/2013

I love JoBeth Williams. I never saw "The Big Chikll," but just that warm face and demeanor that held "Poltergeist" together.

by Anonymousreply 1909/09/2013

Laurence Kasdan's screenplay makes clear the joke- that is that the characters themselves knew they now are shallow, materialistic, upwardly mobile, affluent whiners and realize that their worst fears are true- their college causes WERE just a fashion and, most damning, deep down inside, they wouldn't have it any other way.

Even Alex sold-out which is made clear by Chloe when she tells Nick that Alex said that "maybe he should have taken that Rutledge Fellowship" which, presumably, Rutledge was a wealthy corporation seeking to co-opt Alex by hiring him.

I love this often misunderstood film. To me it's like a window into a world that I never did belong to but Kasdan puts it all out there for me to see.

by Anonymousreply 2009/09/2013

where's william hurt?

by Anonymousreply 2109/09/2013

I don't understand what is so terrible about these characters and never have.

by Anonymousreply 2209/09/2013

Oh, yes. I remember it.

One of your nominations, wasn't it, G? Linda Hunt won that year, playing a man. Ironic, wasn't it? And she's so good.

by Anonymousreply 2309/09/2013

Mary Kay Place is a lesbian.

by Anonymousreply 2409/09/2013
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