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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by JasonL » 10 Oct 2017, 14:03

That's more like it

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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dbcooper » 13 Oct 2017, 17:11

Slip inside a sleeping bag.

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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by Andrew » 15 Oct 2017, 17:32

I happened to see some of SNL last night. Talk about hot garbage. 4 or 5 skits and not a single good laugh.

I also watched the remainder of season 3 of Rick and Morty. Overall, quite a few good moments and great jokes, but not as good as season 2. The increased emphasis on Summer was a big meh.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by JD » 16 Oct 2017, 13:22

Tried watching a bit of Lore, Amazon's new "factually-based" horror series. It's interesting but not great. The minor stuff first: the narrator has this really weird prosody and intonation. I mean, he sounds like Stephen Hawking doing a William Shatner impression. Also, the structure and pacing of episodes can be really strange. They'll start doing one story, then suddenly do a barely-related side bit.

But more than that, the show just gets really dark and depressing sometimes. I know, it's a horror show, but when you're doing a real historical episode I think it requires a slightly different touch than if you were doing a purely fictional horror story, because without a proper arc, the story becomes just a recitation of unpleasant facts.


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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by Warren » 16 Oct 2017, 14:02

Baby Driver is a really good movie, but not for what usually makes a movie good. The plot and story goes completely off the rails and blows up. But the look and sound of the thing is astonishing the first time you experience it.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by Andrew » 16 Oct 2017, 14:40

JD wrote:
16 Oct 2017, 13:22
because without a proper arc, the story becomes just a recitation of unpleasant facts.
Hmm, where have I encountered that before...

*looks at stack of police reports on desk*

Oh, right.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dbcooper » 20 Oct 2017, 05:30

Despite some flab (resulting in a couple of weak scenes), The Fabulous Baker Boys was a good movie.

Jeff Bridges was good, as he usually is, and Michelle Pfeiffer put in one her best performances.


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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dbcooper » 20 Oct 2017, 06:36

Anthony Perkins is the least convincing heterosexual in film history.

On the Beach was worth watching, but a lot of it dragged, and it was rendered irrelevant by Dr. Strangelove.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dbcooper » 20 Oct 2017, 08:07

I haven't seen the new Blade Runner movie, but Dan Stevens should've been in it.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by Warren » 20 Oct 2017, 09:44

dbcooper wrote:
20 Oct 2017, 05:30
Despite some flab (resulting in a couple of weak scenes), The Fabulous Baker Boys was a good movie.

Jeff Bridges was good, as he usually is, and Michelle Pfeiffer put in one her best performances.


Not available to stream anywhere, nor on blu-ray.
I'd go as far as exceptionally good. The garage scene pay-off was deeply satisfying.

I should do a Michelle Pfeiffer knight. She I didn't take special notice of her at the time but she turned in some great work.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by Fin Fang Foom » 20 Oct 2017, 10:16

dbcooper wrote:
20 Oct 2017, 06:36
Anthony Perkins is the least convincing heterosexual in film history.

On the Beach was worth watching, but a lot of it dragged, and it was rendered irrelevant by Dr. Strangelove.
Yeah. All I could think of is all of the mines they've got in Australia.

It may be the first instance on film of Australians doing insane shit with cars.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dead_elvis » 20 Oct 2017, 17:12

dbcooper wrote:
20 Oct 2017, 06:36


On the Beach was worth watching, but a lot of it dragged, and it was rendered irrelevant by Dr. Strangelove.
It was on tv last week and I watched the first half hour or so. I found it uncompelling.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dead_elvis » 20 Oct 2017, 17:14

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
20 Oct 2017, 10:16


It may be the first instance on film of Australians doing insane shit with cars.
And lest anyone think this is mostly about Road Warrior, The Cars that Ate Paris is awesome.
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