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Discussion in 'Los Angeles DODGERS' started by irish, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. LAdiablo

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    watched it in CR w my then gf
    it is a fantastic movie and btw was filmed in CR
    several months later i was on a plane out of Panama and Mel was on the same flight
    needless to say it caused quite a stir and he did his best to be an average dude through the entire process up until we arrived in LA
    he was behind me in customs but the security came and pulled him out only for him to have to wait for his bags
    it was clear he was uncomfortable with that and ended up w a large crowd around him at one end of the baggage carousel w security
    i stood alone at the opposite end thinking about that movie and the man and how miserable he must be
    he noticed me and stared for a few seconds and i smiled and shook my head
    it almost felt like he wished he could me anonymous man and stand unnoticed in that moment
    anyway i intend to watch that movie again soon
     
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    A truly great and surprising ending to that film.
     
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    I don't know about The Passion as far as accuracy... wasn't there.
    But they did their homework with Apocalypto, for sure.
    Braveheart was total bullshit with kilts and blue wode on there faces. No way that happened then. Spin that historical costuming any way you need to! And a little drawn and quartering is a favorite martyrdom technique with Mel.
    Guess it looked good.
    My favorite part in Braveheart was when Longshanks ( Patrick Magoohan) just throws his son's annoying uberfemme boyfriend out the castle window as an insignificant gesture.
     
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    True enough on Scots history. Still a great story and a well made film.

    I remember seeing the opening scene in Saving Private Ryan and thinking that Spielberg copied Mel's slo-mo Wallace enters to village and gets payback for killing his wife scene ... people said I was over analyzing and there was no similarity.

    So I watched the director's commentary on Braveheart and Mel says how honored he was that Spielberg asked him if he could use that scene as a template for SPR opening

    (Clears throat, prepares to unload on my doubters)

    Anyway, you're correct. Apocalypto nailed it for accuracy.
     
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    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    ok so i actually watched Apocalypto tonight and holy shit did it take me back to a place
    i watched this movie huddled w a girl i loved in a place called Coronado CR way up in the mountains
    look it up its magical
    kind of don't know how i forgot what a love story it was or how out of place i was in this world
    still out of place but the symbolism in that movie rings strong
    what we all spoke of as factually correct comes down to a few minutes yet no less intense
    i'd share more but you wouldn't believe me
    also as the ending suggests there is a new beginning
    not sure that exists anymore
     
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    Outstanding memory, brother.

    Of all that stood out in that film, the guy with the net at the base of the pyramid does. Imagine a society where someone is designated to catch the lopped heads of the victims of a religious sacrifice that is actually a political power play disguised as spiritual belief.

    Not quite the same as the covid jab ... but anyway.
     
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    that and the complete lack of value in a human life
    two of the best bad guys since apocalypse now and westworld w the stoned king and the lead dude in pursuit of the main character
    someone should have advised Mel to forgo the girl giving birth at the end as the rain filled their hole though cause that was a bridge too far
     
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    The baked Mayan king was absolutely perfect for the part. ( well, looked perfect- he had no speaking parts) was a truck driver they hired for the part.
    Like Archie Leach.
     
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    'The night before the championship fight, I bought my wife Phyllis a powder-blue negligee. I was confident. I was on a nine-bout winning streak and I bought the negligee and I gave it to her in Cleveland the night before the fight. I said, 'Tomorrow night I want you to wear this in bed because tomorrow night you're going to be sleeping with the heavyweight champion of the world.' She said, 'OK, no problem.' After the fight I came back to the hotel - I lost the fight - and walked into the hotel room. And there she is sitting on the end of the bed with the powder-blue negligee, and she says to me, 'Am I going to Ali's room or is he coming to mine?' She had real good sense of humor.'
    - Chuck Wepner[​IMG]
     
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    Used to talk to him all the time in Bayonne NJ. His wife was English, funny, and she was fine.
    The guy had balls, I'll give him that.
    The Bayonne Bleeder.
    His wife was a little flirtatious, but no one would dare.
    Those were the days.
     
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    Penn and Teller were all over this scam from the beginning
    it all started w a ship full of trash off NYC, and i know some of you remember this, then a bureaucrat in the Reagan admin sounded the alarm
    all the trash would fill the dumps in a matter of years and doom, fear and we're all fucked took over
    that's how we got here
     
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    well Blo J finally dies
    sorry but no RIP for his sorry ass and i hope there is some justice in the afterlife
    fuck off you pos
     
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    "If it does not fit, you get away with all this shit"
    ------------Johnny Cockring
     
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    Satan has a new roommate.
     
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    I remember that trial so well...people call "the O.J. trial"... but we all know it was the Mark Fuhrman trial.
    It actually may have been, upon reflection, the birth of the omnipotent power of woke: a detective using the N word is absolutely worse than double murder.
    As we all are now aware.
    Obey.
     
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    A rare W for cancer…bravo
     
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    or as Norm McDonald might have said...
    so he was surrounded by his kids and grandchildren...sure their mother would have been there but she couldn't make it because, well, he murdered her
     

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