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Thread #63134   Message #1023764
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
23-Sep-03 - 04:20 PM
Thread Name: BS: 'Blow the bloody doors off':American tra
Subject: RE: BS: 'Blow the bloody doors off':American tra
I think the thing is that in an English film you'd have expected an ironic comment at that point, or a highly excited one, so one that's in straight, so to speak, and low key at that, comes across as unexpected, and therefore funny.