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As Good as It Gets

James L. Brooks ABD, 1997

dionysus67's rating of the film Benden bu kadar

Hollywood recipe of the reconciliation of opposites. It fuses misanthropic breaches of etiquette by Nicholson's OCD character (mostly unbearable in terms of grimaces and movements) with sympathies imposed on the audience through class, sexuality, race and ageing. Hunt is well-cast as the single mum waitress who epitomizes integrity and resilience, qualities absent from the film's maudlin manipulation. Rather dull.