Ready to wear

Thanks to Netflix, Ive recently been able to watch a bunch of older movies (like Blade Runner and Citizen Kane) that I've been meaning to watch, but never had the energy to hunt down. I just saw Robert Altman's Prêt-à-Porter tonight. I remember seeing it in the theater when it came out in the 90s; I was kind of struck by the movie and yet was utterly confused at the end. Well, it seems I was confused because the Philippines's censors butchered the ending! Can't have nudity, you know.

Just like when they cut the suicide scene out of Romeo and Juliet. Er, Romeo + Juliet which was a good enough movie if you discount the girls behind me in the theater who were shrieking every time Leonardo ("ang gwapo ni Leo!!!!") had a scene. Good thing I now live in a country where no entity has the power to arbitrarily censor works of art!

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