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    And written by the same guys who made Airplane!...

    And written by the same guys who made Airplane! and Police Squad! Yeah, there are a lot of things in it that are offensive.

    I saw KFM at the drive-in when it was first released, part of a double...
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    I watched Doctor Sleep Friday night. It was good,...

    I watched Doctor Sleep Friday night. It was good, with a lot of references to Kubrick's The Shining. Unlike the latter, tho, Doctor Sleep lacked any atmosphere; absolutely no sense of dread prevalent...
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    Just startin' trouble, huh? It's kind of...

    Just startin' trouble, huh?


    It's kind of fun, I guess.


    Never saw it. Never wanted to. Never saw Godspell or Hair, either. Never wanted to.
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    For those of you with HBO, three movies I've been...

    For those of you with HBO, three movies I've been wanting to see have just been added: Ad Astra, Doctor Sleep, and Ford vs Ferrari.
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    I didn't say I didn't like Top Hat. I just don't...

    I didn't say I didn't like Top Hat. I just don't think it deserves to be ranked as high as it is. The truth is, while I dislike musicals in general, I will admit to having enjoyed those that starred...
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    I read a little about AHDN on Wikipedia the other...

    I read a little about AHDN on Wikipedia the other day and discovered it scores in the top 5 of RottenTomatoes' "Top 100 Musical & Performing Arts Movies". I looked up the list on RT itself. Take a...
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    Episode 6, "Narco Ghost", is available to stream...

    Episode 6, "Narco Ghost", is available to stream on NatGeo's website. Just log in with your cable login info and you should be able to stream it. I'm watching it right now, in fact, altho I doubt...
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    It premiered April 3. I think I watched only half...

    It premiered April 3. I think I watched only half the episodes. I loved the idea of it and really wanted to like it but found it tepid at best and boring at worst.
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    Knives Out (2019). Acclaimed writer and...

    Knives Out (2019).

    Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder...
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    The Vast of Night (2020). Amazon Prime. In...

    The Vast of Night (2020). Amazon Prime.

    In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, a young switchboard operator Fay (Sierra McCormick) and a charismatic radio DJ Everett...
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    Definitely. One of Coppola's three best, along...

    Definitely. One of Coppola's three best, along with The Conversation and The Godfather Pt 2.
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    Yep, directed by John Sayles. Good movie.

    Yep, directed by John Sayles. Good movie.
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    No connection between the two. I've never...

    No connection between the two.

    I've never seen Synecdoche, NY, but want to.
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    And where did you see it?

    And where did you see it?
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    The one written by Charlie Kaufman, starring...

    The one written by Charlie Kaufman, starring Nicholas Cage & Meryl Streep.
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    Yeah, I noticed it was missing too. I find it...

    Yeah, I noticed it was missing too.

    I find it annoying that whoever made that list put the movies in random order.

    I'm pretty certain I've commented on Time Lapse in this thread before. Of all...
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    I think I liked the story more than the movie...

    I think I liked the story more than the movie but, yeah, enjoyable.

    Speaking of...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49980831041_141ca19f1b_b.jpg

    I've seen 67 of these and almost all are...
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    Space Force. On Netflix. I watched the trailer a...

    Space Force. On Netflix. I watched the trailer a couple weeks ago and put this on my watch list even tho I was dubious. I like Steve Carell and I liked The Office but I didn't particularly like...
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    This is both funny and disturbing: ...

    This is both funny and disturbing:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49977963802_a2a56b243f_n.jpg
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    They've even started using subs,...

    They've even started using subs, semi-submersibles, and low profile boats to traffic drugs.
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    Yep. I had the same reaction to The Constant...

    Yep. I had the same reaction to The Constant Gardener, too.

    If you haven't seen it, you should check out A Most Wanted Man. It stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last(?) role. Good movie.


    I...
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    Did any of you know William Powell was once...

    Did any of you know William Powell was once married to Carole Lombard???

    I also just found out he was engaged to Jean Harlow when she passed away.


    I finally saw Duck Soup the last time it...
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    I've only seen a few and I have to say that even...

    I've only seen a few and I have to say that even tho most were at least really good, I feel like Brit cop shows take a little too long to get interesting or they're too low key. I especially had a...
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    And here I thought you had a decent taste in...

    And here I thought you had a decent taste in movies. SMH. :p


    I'm like many others here: I don't care for Cruise. But many of his movies are very good:

    Taps. Altho, he had a small role in it....
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    Yes. Saw both and thought the movie was better...

    Yes. Saw both and thought the movie was better only because it wasn't so damn long. I remember very little of the series, other than Alec Guinness and his big glasses.

    BTW, George Smiley has a bit...
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    Of those you listed, I've seen just over half....

    Of those you listed, I've seen just over half. Most I liked. Some comments...

    Annihilation. Left me underwhelmed by the end.
    Interstellar. Like you, I thought it was only okay.
    Elysium. So much...
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    On Prime: Miss Sloane (2016). Stars Jessica...

    On Prime: Miss Sloane (2016). Stars Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Lithgow, and Sam Waterston.

    This was so much better than I anticipated. 3 stars.
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    Available on Amazon Prime: The Spy Who Came in...

    Available on Amazon Prime: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965). Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom (The Haunting), Oskar Werner (Fahrenheit 451), Sam Wanamaker, and George Voskovec (12 Angry...
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    I think Ex Machina is the best I've seen in a...

    I think Ex Machina is the best I've seen in a really long time. I also really liked Arrival. There have been some other SF movies of the past 20 or so years that were really good. Don't know which...
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    When you say the "Mercedes guy", do you mean Toto...

    When you say the "Mercedes guy", do you mean Toto Wolff or Lewis Hamilton? I think both have a contract with a driver. Or maybe not. Hell, it's been at least 6 months since I've seen anything about...
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    Yes, I did see that. I considered it but not...

    Yes, I did see that. I considered it but not being a fan I didn't pursue it.

    I've seen a few bios related to music on Prime that I thought were really good. The one on Harry Nilsson was excellent...
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    Really? I thought Gattaca was one of the better...

    Really? I thought Gattaca was one of the better SF movies I've seen in the past 25-30 years.

    BTW, Roku is a player not a service. Or do you mean you saw it on the Roku Channel? Just wanted some...
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    Pansexuality differs from bisexuality in that...

    Pansexuality differs from bisexuality in that gender plays no real role in sexual attraction for a pansexual. More specifically, a bisexual is attracted to males and females whereas a pansexual is...
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    #1 draw for me. I've been a huge fan of hers...

    #1 draw for me. I've been a huge fan of hers since ER.


    I didn't. In fact, I thought the writers were going to "go there" in season 1.
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    Nope. According to some sources, he's worth about...

    Nope. According to some sources, he's worth about $240 million.

    I've come to believe he's had a lot of bad luck and often thought he should have stayed with Benetton/Renault. lol He went to...
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    Guys, with so many streaming options, now, it...

    Guys, with so many streaming options, now, it would be nice if you'd include where you saw stuff, be it Netflix, Prime, HBO, TCM, etc.
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    They switched to Hondas last year, remember? The...

    They switched to Hondas last year, remember? The year before, RB used Renaults while TR used Hondas. And one year RB used Renaults while TR used Ferraris.

    For a few years. the Honda engine was a...
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    Ian already answered this question, for the most...

    Ian already answered this question, for the most part, but left out three important aspects:

    1. Toro Rosso (who is known as AlphaTauri for 2020) is a completely different team but owned by the...
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    Did you watch any of it? Jesus, the print is...

    Did you watch any of it? Jesus, the print is pristine!!!
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    For some strange reason, I got in the mood for...

    For some strange reason, I got in the mood for one of those '60s British sci-fi movies and decided to check TCM. Today at 5:45 pm (EDT) is The Hill, one of Sidney Lumet's all time best movies. Sean...
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    Dissension.

    Dissension.
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    My brother was telling me about a documentary of...

    My brother was telling me about a documentary of RFK on Netflix. He said it was really good. Anyone seen it or have it on their watchlist?


    That shirt's awesome.

    Louise is a close second for...
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    I've heard of The Prisoner but never knew what it...

    I've heard of The Prisoner but never knew what it was. I just looked it up on Wikipedia and it's piqued my interest. What's it showing on? Prime? Netflix?

    Regarding the Hendrix/Who disagreement,...
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    Pretty much the only thing I'm watching these...

    Pretty much the only thing I'm watching these days is Bob's Burgers. I didn't like it when it first started but I was bored one night about a month ago and watched an episode. I'm hooked. I find Bob...
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    A couple of movies I've seen over the past day...

    A couple of movies I've seen over the past day that I haven't seen in decades:

    Klute. Streamable on TCM right now. I did not remember how good this was. Excellent!

    The Parallax View. Streamable...
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    Check out what I just discovered on TCM. If you...

    Check out what I just discovered on TCM. If you click on the link for a movie you are taken to the page with the synopsis and the listing of cast and crew. If you click on a person's name, you're...
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    Night Passage. Not bad is the most I can say for...

    Night Passage. Not bad is the most I can say for it. This is one of those movies Stewart is miscast in.

    The Rare Breed. Turned it off less than a hour into it. I could tell I wouldn't like it....
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    Speaking of Fonda & Stewart, I recall they did a...

    Speaking of Fonda & Stewart, I recall they did a comedy-western in the '60s, iirc. Anyone know what it was? I haven't seen it since I was a kid and can't seem to think of the title. I also can't...
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    Absolutely brilliant in that movie. I never had...

    Absolutely brilliant in that movie. I never had an issue with Fonda in westerns, tho. He's also excellent in The Ox-Bow Incident, which is probably my third favorite western.
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    I've been watching a lot of movies lately....

    I've been watching a lot of movies lately. Currently, I'm working through those western DVDs I found that were my dad's. So far I've seen Shane, No Name on the Bullet, Destry Rides Again, Winchester...
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    :cool lol Ooooh.

    :cool lol


    Ooooh. <rubbing hands together>
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    WTH is Fred Rutherford doing on the DVD show? ...

    WTH is Fred Rutherford doing on the DVD show?

    BTW, Buddy was my favorite character.
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    I've long argued that comparing the ability of an...

    I've long argued that comparing the ability of an ant to pick up something 5000x its own weight is not equivalent to a 200lb man lifting an object that weighs 500 tons. I suspect Kaku would agree...
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    Here ya go: ...

    Here ya go:

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    Holy shit, dude, that could be the soundtrack in a movie for a scene about an acid trip! :up :up

    BTW, am I...
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    Hey, Staun: ...

    Hey, Staun:

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4f/c0/95/4fc095ca6ca4f47ff33bdada5927d33f.jpg


    :rofl
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    I came to be in possession of my father's DVD...

    I came to be in possession of my father's DVD collection a few years ago. I got in the mood for Shane and so I looked through those DVDs and found it (I own but on VHS). Man, what an excellent movie....
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    You know there's a setting for audio and...

    You know there's a setting for audio and subtitles, right? For example, the audio choices for The Platform are German, English, European Spanish [Original], French, and Italian. The subtitle choices...
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    So far, it's been just as good as Season 1....

    So far, it's been just as good as Season 1. Episode 6, however, was excellent. Haven't seen anymore, yet.
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    For you F1 fans, the new season of Formula 1:...

    For you F1 fans, the new season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive dropped about a month ago on Netflix.
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    For you racing fans, the new season of Formula 1:...

    For you racing fans, the new season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive dropped about a month ago on Netflix.
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