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I Think We're Alone Now (2008)

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Two individuals, Jeff and Kelly, claim to be in love with the 80's pop singer Tiffany.

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Every celebrity deals with his or her share of obsessed fans. "I Think We're Alone Now" is a documentary that focuses on two individuals, Jeff and Kelly, who claim to be in love with the 80's pop singer Tiffany. Jeff Turner, a 50-year-old man from Santa Cruz, California has attended Tiffany concerts since 1988. Diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, he never had a girlfriend. Jeff spends his days hanging out on the streets of Santa Cruz, striking up conversations with anyone who has a moment to spare. Kelly McCormick is a 38-year-old hermaphrodite from Denver, Colorado, who claims to have been friends with Tiffany as a teenager. She credits Tiffany as the shining star who has motivated her to do everything in her life. Both Jeff and Kelly have been labeled stalkers by the media and other Tiffany fans. This film takes you inside the lonely lives these two characters, revealing the source of their clinging obsessions. This age-old story of unrequited love takes a comedic and emotional trip... Written by Abbey Luck

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Labeled "stalkers" by the media, Jeff and Kelly profess their love for the 80's pop icon, Tiffany.

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17 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

So, I Think We're Alone Now suffers from the same problem all these hipster-targeted (yeah, that word's unfashionable, but you know what I mean) documentaries seem to have: it points and laughs ("haha look at these weirdos! We're better people than them!"), but then crudely bludgeons in an element of humanization with "quirky" bittersweet music, "meaningful" long shots, etc. The hypocrisy of the indie/twee ethos in a nutshell, basically, but that's another story.

We all enjoy having our schadenfreude buttons pressed from time to time, but a little sincerity goes a long way. The subject matter alone may make it worth a watch if you've got an hour or so to spare, anyway.


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