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    There are gonna be some good bowl games coming...

    There are gonna be some good bowl games coming up, some better than others, obviously. I suspect the Sugar Bowl is going to be a knock down, drag out fight. I didn't bother to list all of them but...
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    As for OSU's #2 ranking, I'm okay with it. Both...

    As for OSU's #2 ranking, I'm okay with it. Both teams are great but I think I'd rather go up against Clem to prepare for LSU than have to play OK and then LSU or Clem. And you know what? I'm only...
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    Because Ohio State couldn't possibly be good...

    Because Ohio State couldn't possibly be good enough to shut Wisconsin down and score a bunch of points on them, could they? And I suppos OSU's earlier wins against Wisconsin, Penn State, and Michigan...
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    Holy shit, dude. I called my brother at the half...

    Holy shit, dude. I called my brother at the half and said, "Jesus Christ! We're gonna fucking lose this game." I was dumbstruck.

    But now you see why OSU is ranked #1.

    BTW, I rewatched The...
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    Holy shit! Did any of you see the CFP rankings...

    Holy shit! Did any of you see the CFP rankings this week? Check this out:

    11 Auburn University 9-3
    12 University of Alabama 10-2

    :rofl
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    :lol That cheered me up.

    :lol That cheered me up.
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    C'mon. There's no need for name calling. :(

    C'mon. There's no need for name calling. :(
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    Thinking to myself that you might react that way,...

    Thinking to myself that you might react that way, and just to be fair, I watched it for a third time.

    I'm sorry dude. I reassessed it again and now I'd only give it 2 stars. William Wyler's cutesy...
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    I don't watch Prime as much and I don't have a...

    I don't watch Prime as much and I don't have a 5.1 system so I can't really comment.

    What I will comment on, tho, are two things that bother me:

    1. It seems there's only two settings they pick...
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    Re-watched The Letter and I've changed my mind....

    Re-watched The Letter and I've changed my mind. It's not a 3 star movie. Don't know what I could have been thinking. It's a 2½ star movie at best.
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    Streamed Front Page Woman, another Bette Davis...

    Streamed Front Page Woman, another Bette Davis movie, last night on TCM. It's one of those movies that isn't anything special, really, but is fun nonetheless. It's considered a 2½ star movie. I...
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    The Catholic Church has been involved in all...

    The Catholic Church has been involved in all sorts of stuff like this for probably centuries. They've been condemning and banning books since at least the 19th century, maybe even longer. Probably as...
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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49168301143_5d...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49168301143_5d1b251c6b_z.jpg
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jmzl3K4P-G4 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jmzl3K4P-G4

    The Report is showing on Amazon Prime.

    Recommended!
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    I vaguely recognize the name and I'm not sure why...

    I vaguely recognize the name and I'm not sure why but I'm betting it's because Greta Garbo starred in a couple of his movies.

    BTW, did you see on Wikipedia the list of extras used during the...
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    ^ Both were up for an Oscar for their original...

    ^ Both were up for an Oscar for their original songs, too. I thought Neil's was sensational. I've never been a Bruce fan so I thought his was meh. Bruce won the Oscar. I thought Neil got robbed.
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    Was that directed by DeMille?

    Was that directed by DeMille?
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    Pre-Code Joan Blondell??? I'm in! I remember...

    Pre-Code Joan Blondell??? I'm in!

    I remember when I was a kid seeing some contemporary movie or show and my mom commenting that the actress was Joan Blondell. I wish I could remember what it was....
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    Finished the second season of The Kominsky Method...

    Finished the second season of The Kominsky Method yesterday. This show actually got better because while Alan Arkin is still awesome as the old, cranky kvetcher, I felt like they made Michael...
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    :rofl In my defense, I didn't say I didn't...

    :rofl

    In my defense, I didn't say I didn't like it. I said Maltin gave it 3½ stars; I'd give it 3. That means I think it's a good movie. Just not a great one. But that probably doesn't help my...
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    I was telling my brother it didn't feel to me...

    I was telling my brother it didn't feel to me like we scored that much until I looked at the final score. There's some disconnect there.


    That's what Barry Alvarez said, too.
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    OMG! In the amount of time it took me to write...

    OMG! In the amount of time it took me to write that post, Mr Skeffington is no longer available on TCM's website. :O
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    Watched The Letter last night. Maltin gives it 3½...

    Watched The Letter last night. Maltin gives it 3½ stars and I would have agreed until I saw the third act. It's only an hour and 35 minutes long but I kept thinking, "when is this movie going to...
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    I watched it today. I didn't really have a...

    I watched it today. I didn't really have a problem with the end of the movie but I do think the movie as a whole could have been edited down a little. But not much.

    I also thought everyone was...
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    I knew the movie had been mentioned before, I...

    I knew the movie had been mentioned before, I just couldn't remember any of the details.
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    Speaking of The Irishman, Robert DeNiro was on...

    Speaking of The Irishman, Robert DeNiro was on Stephen Colbert's show Monday night. I watched it last night and discovered The Irishman is being shown on Netflix, too!

    I'll probably watch it...
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    Nothing's given me goose bumps, yet, but there...

    Nothing's given me goose bumps, yet, but there have been elements that were a little creepy. So far, this show has been walking a tightrope between the rational & the supernatural. Michael Emerson is...
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    I watched the first few episodes of Evil on CBS....

    I watched the first few episodes of Evil on CBS. If you know nothing about it, this is the premise: a guy in training to become a priest works with psychiatrist Kristen Bouchard and a tech expert...
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    Oh, c'mon. It wasn't like he traded team...

    Oh, c'mon. It wasn't like he traded team paraphernalia for tattoos or was given a car to use from a local auto dealer. He got a loan from a family friend to buy his girlfriend a plane ticket to the...
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    I'd give the Heisman to Chase Young. For 2019 he...

    I'd give the Heisman to Chase Young. For 2019 he has 38 tackles, 27 of which were solo, 16.5 sacks, and 7 forced fumbles. Against Penn State & Wisconsin alone he racked up 11 solo tackles, 7 sacks, 4...
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    My first job was in a movie theater and I saw a...

    My first job was in a movie theater and I saw a ton of movies, some of them so many times I couldn't count, like Alien, Apocalypse Now (I tried to never miss the scene with the Playboy Bunnies),...
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    Carl Theodor Dreyer was the director. Yeah, it's...

    Carl Theodor Dreyer was the director. Yeah, it's considered a masterpiece and made the BFI's decennial poll of the 50 greatest films. It ranked 9th.
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    Totally forgot. But I'll be watching something...

    Totally forgot. But I'll be watching something else tomorrow. ;)
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    You mean this one? 6:00 AM Letter, The (1940)...

    You mean this one?

    6:00 AM Letter, The (1940)
    7:45 AM Great Lie, The (1941)
    10:00 AM Little Foxes, The (1941)
    12:00 PM Man Who Came to Dinner, The (1942)
    2:00 PM Now, Voyager (1942)
    4:00 PM...
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    :lol Maybe to make it more kid friendly?...

    :lol


    Maybe to make it more kid friendly? :roll

    Fuckin' own it, George.
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    HOWARD, LESLIE. Actor; director; producer. ...

    HOWARD, LESLIE. Actor; director; producer.

    Many moviegoers remember this blond, British-born (of Hungarian ancestry) leading man for his supporting role as Ashley Wilkes in Gone With the Wind...
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    Quick question: what was the movie where she...

    Quick question: what was the movie where she comes out of a house firing a gun? I've seen that clip but I can't remember the movie nor if I've ever seen it.
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    In some roles, I can see that. But that was also...

    In some roles, I can see that. But that was also kind of common back then.

    On Tuesday I watched Petrified Forest, part of Satan Met a Lady until I fell asleep, It's Love I'm After, and Marked...
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    I've only seen that movie once, when it was first...

    I've only seen that movie once, when it was first released, and I remember little to nothing of it. In a rare role reversal, my ex liked it more than I did.
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    What are you talking about? Sorry, I've never...

    What are you talking about? Sorry, I've never paid any attention to the arguments around the minutiae of Star Wars. Other than making the "Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs."


    That was a point...
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    Yeah, I looked him up because of some comments...

    Yeah, I looked him up because of some comments from the announcers during the game. I really hope he does well at Minnesota. Seeing Wisconsin & I guess Iowa go up against a real team every year could...
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    Yep. He was also excellent as Beethoven in...

    Yep. He was also excellent as Beethoven in Immortal Beloved.

    I also thought he was great in an episode or two of Friends.
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    Thanks Ron. Petrified Forest and Marked Woman....

    Thanks Ron.

    Petrified Forest and Marked Woman. Excellent! Haven't seen the two in between so it looks like I'm gonna be watching TCM for about 6 hours tomorrow.

    I'm not usually affected by...
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    Watched two more Bette Davis movies last night:...

    Watched two more Bette Davis movies last night: Bureau of Missing Persons and Three On a Match. Both were good, in the 2½-3 star range.

    Bureau... is listed as a drama. It's more like a dramedy,...
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    On a lighter note... ...

    On a lighter note...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dl7jVH6UYAA4KGg?format=jpg


    The top 62 percent of the vote landed among nine historic programs, each possessing a quality even more annoying...
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    Fleck may be the hotshot up and comer, but he...

    Fleck may be the hotshot up and comer, but he almost lost that game against Penn State and probably should have. This is the first time I've seen him coach and I wasn't impressed because I saw some...
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    Are you the only person left watching this show?...

    Are you the only person left watching this show? :lol
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    So, what did you think of it, Jed?

    So, what did you think of it, Jed?
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    Really glad to see the Gophers take care of Penn...

    Really glad to see the Gophers take care of Penn St.


    :lol
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    Robert Freeman Passes Away At 82

    Robert Freeman Dies: Photographer of Iconic Beatles Albums

    My favorite Freeman photo and Beatles cover:

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    :O First I've heard of this. I'm glad you're...

    :O First I've heard of this.

    I'm glad you're okay, Geeze, even though you're a Wisconsin fan.
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    Had a mini Bette Davis marathon, today, starting...

    Had a mini Bette Davis marathon, today, starting with 20,000 Years in Sing Sing, followed by Of Human Bondage, and finished with The Working Man.

    All were good movies but I really enjoyed The...
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    Just finished watching Of Human Bondage. I see...

    Just finished watching Of Human Bondage. I see what you mean, now. I guess I was right: I'd never seen her in the right outfit. BTW, how hot was she when she came out in that slinky negligee and...
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    I already listened to a little of it. It reminds...

    I already listened to a little of it. It reminds me of the music you hear in old movies. At my last job, I was in rental cars much of the time and used to listen to satellite radio. One of my...
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    Bookmarked. Thanks.

    Bookmarked. Thanks.
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    I gotta tell you guys about something that just...

    I gotta tell you guys about something that just happened. My girlfriend and I made a quick run to the store to pick up a couple things and the local NPR station was playing old songs from the 30s....
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    Wow. The first CFP Committee ranking: 1. Ohio...

    Wow. The first CFP Committee ranking:

    1. Ohio State 8-0
    2. LSU 8-0
    3. Alabama 8-0
    4. Penn State 8-0
    5. Clemson 9-0
    6. Georgia 7-1
    7. Oregon 8-1
    8. Utah 8-1
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    I've heard of Victor Sjöström and at first I...

    I've heard of Victor Sjöström and at first I wasn't sure why. I don't recall seeing The Wind but something about it looks really familiar. I looked him up and discovered he was the lead in Ingmar...
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    I saw that and while I'm very interested in...

    I saw that and while I'm very interested in cinematography, I don't know what to think of it. With a few exceptions, the age of great cinematographers began in the 50s.


    :lol No. They offend my...
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    I have no idea what's going on but this is what I...

    I have no idea what's going on but this is what I found:

    ~ When I right-clicked on both pictures and then clicked "View Image", the URL was the same.
    ~ I logged out, cleared the cache, came back...
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