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Factinista
07-20-2009, 06:36 PM
No prob guys.

As for the others... apparently I only get 5 invites at a time. I'll let you know if I get any new ones tomorrow. In the meantime, try to get tuckered to cough a few up.

corksens
07-20-2009, 06:39 PM
are .r# files rars?

SundinsTooth
07-20-2009, 07:07 PM
torrents, yuck....join a usenet service and you'll get everything right away and at top speeds all the time.

P.S. that being said, you got any other demonoid invites?

Best 14 bucks I spend all month. Usenet is amazing. I can gank 4.5 gb files in less than 2 hours.

uck Peddie
07-20-2009, 09:26 PM
Usenet's fast and shiny, but if I'm already spending $35-40 a month for internet service, I'd rather just use a site with a private tracker than spend more money. At least that way if I can't find something, I can make a board request and it's usually up within 24 hours and is squeaky clean.

tuckered
07-20-2009, 09:29 PM
Who hasn't gotten one? I will send them out to those factinista cannot send out to.

worm
07-20-2009, 09:29 PM
Best 14 bucks I spend all month. Usenet is amazing. I can gank 4.5 gb files in less than 2 hours.

gank...great word

hairnova
07-20-2009, 09:30 PM
I wouldn't mind getting one either...

uck Peddie
07-20-2009, 09:32 PM
I haven't had any bad experiences with mininova or isohunt, but I'd take that demonoid account if you have it!
http://www.torrent-finder.com

Enjoy.

Hoss
07-20-2009, 10:23 PM
K, I sent em all out. Happy pirating!

I sent a pm to tuckered, but I would love an account code as well, I used to have one but forgot it.

Hoss
07-20-2009, 10:25 PM
I use this one... it basically searches all the sites like the one above.

http://www.scrapetorrent.com/

uck Peddie
07-21-2009, 01:50 AM
gank...great word
Only when referring to a grocery hustle.

LeafGm
07-21-2009, 02:32 AM
Who hasn't gotten one? I will send them out to those factinista cannot send out to.
Didn't get one, so if you've still got any left, it'd be appreciated.

da_next_kid
07-21-2009, 03:57 AM
Moi would appreciate one as well :)

Factinista
07-21-2009, 09:46 AM
Sent a few more invites out. If any of them don't work let me know, because it means I sent the same code out more than once.

Leafovic
07-21-2009, 07:10 PM
Tonite Hell's Kitchen Season 6 starts. I've seen all the seasons. Love the show and Gordon Ramsay.

The winner gets to work as executive chef for a restaurant in Canada.

MindzEye
07-21-2009, 07:16 PM
Just watched "Bronson"

****ing great flick

Artnes
07-21-2009, 07:18 PM
can you tape it for me and bring your beta the next time you come for a visit so I can watch it

MindzEye
07-21-2009, 07:23 PM
No porn on Beta...we've been over this.

I will get it put in on 12 inch laserdisk though.

You still have your laserdisk player, right?

Leafovic
07-21-2009, 07:27 PM
Gordon Ramsay lmao
YouTube - gordon ramsey more mad than ever


my old boss was like this.

zeke
07-21-2009, 07:39 PM
what is this "District 9" movie?

it looks good.

MindzEye
07-21-2009, 07:47 PM
A Peter Jackson flicked entirely filmed and financed in South Africa.

not too sure what it's about other than the trailer I've seen.

YouTube - District 9 Trailer (HD)

Factinista
07-21-2009, 08:15 PM
Did PJ direct, or is he just a producer? And yeah, saw the trailer last night and it looks pretty neato.

corksens
07-21-2009, 08:29 PM
Neat is a good word for it.

Could be a complete bomb though.

Montana
07-21-2009, 09:27 PM
Just watched "Bronson"

****ing great flick

Fantastic performance by Hardy, (and Refn)..........figured a few of you guys around here would enjoy it.


If you liked "Bronson", there was flick from a few years ago that had a similar vibe to it, that I also enjoyed........which had a similarly great performance by the lead (Paul Bettany), called "Gangster No.1"

http://thecia.com.au/reviews/g/images/gangster-no-1-poster-1.jpg


..also well worth watching, if you haven't seen it.

corksens
07-21-2009, 10:08 PM
I've seen it. It was so so. Very grim, but sometimes just annoying.

7/10.

JackBurton
07-21-2009, 10:20 PM
Jackson is only a producer on District 9.

Montana
07-21-2009, 10:24 PM
I've seen it. It was so so. Very grim, but sometimes just annoying.

7/10.

By no means a masterpiece........but I think I'd give it a slightly higher review than that.

Although you're right, in that it definitely has it's flaws.......but Bettany's performance in it, is particularly strong.......and makes it worth the watch.


7.5/10

zeke
07-21-2009, 11:27 PM
Bettany's good in everything he does.

super underratted actor.

MapleLeafBlueJayBoy
07-21-2009, 11:35 PM
In the Valley of Eliah

Hamlet 2 (hahaha)

MindzEye
07-22-2009, 12:37 AM
Watched Indiana Jones....the crystal alien head one

Complete trash, nuke the fridge indeed. I mourn for all true Indy fans out there (TH, I'm lookin at you) , this is worse than what happened to Star Wars.

Just finished watching Push for the 2nd time...the first time was a shitty cam version though. Not a bad flick...whoever would have thought that a movie about the human product of nazi experiments that can move shit with their mind, track people anywhere, and take control of other people with their thoughts would be more believable than an Indiana Jones movie?

Hoss
07-22-2009, 12:37 AM
What's with british films focussing on how "tough" they are???

I find it a bit silly that alot of their movies show them and show how "gangsta" they are.

JaysCyYoung
07-22-2009, 12:39 AM
Watched Indiana Jones....the crystal alien head one

Complete trash, nuke the fridge indeed. I mourn for all true Indy fans out there (TH, I'm lookin at you) , this is worse than what happened to Star Wars.

Just finished watching Push for the 2nd time...the first time was a shitty cam version though. Not a bad flick...whoever would have thought that a movie about the human product of nazi experiments that can move shit with their mind, track people anywhere, and take control of other people with their thoughts would be more believable than an Indiana Jones movie?

I almost cried when I saw the fourth one. No other film franchise is as beloved to me as Indy and that was just unconscionable what they did to him...

Hoss
07-22-2009, 12:42 AM
seeing the second district 9 commercial and remembering Predator, it seems that very few movies sneak up as hits anymore.

I remember seeing Predator in the theatre and not really knowing all that it entailed. With the internet today, and so much press, blockbusters are made before they are even released.

I loved the day that movies came out and it was good which made it a hit.

Every once and while it happens.... maybe District nine could do this.

Any other's you guys remember... just good movies that no one really knew was coming.

MindzEye
07-22-2009, 12:43 AM
I keep waiting for Lucas to call a presser, pull a mask off and have it be Ashton Kutcher.... punking every star wars and Indy fan on the planet.

Is there really any other explanation for what has gone on in either series recently?

Artnes
07-22-2009, 01:18 AM
I've had my balls busted for this a few times already for this but I watched The Boy In the Striped Pajamas

Based in Germany during WW2, a general in the nazi regime and his family are moved to the country so the father can run a concentration camp (unknown to the family who thinks they are just moving to get away from the city) The house is supposed to be completely isolated from the camp with no chance of the family having contact with the prisoners.

The 8 y/o old son witnesses the "farmers" in pajamas in the distance from his bedroom window and becomes intrigued on getting a close look. He manages to find an escape from the compound his house is surrounded by and meets up with and befriends 8 y/o boy on the "farm"

Great story and it really shows the true innocence of children.

8.5/10

uck Peddie
07-22-2009, 02:33 AM
seeing the second district 9 commercial and remembering Predator, it seems that very few movies sneak up as hits anymore.

I remember seeing Predator in the theatre and not really knowing all that it entailed. With the internet today, and so much press, blockbusters are made before they are even released.

I loved the day that movies came out and it was good which made it a hit.

Every once and while it happens.... maybe District nine could do this.

Any other's you guys remember... just good movies that no one really knew was coming.
The Matrix comes to mind, as does Speed (ok, looking back it is and was a stupid plot, but an entertaining one for its time).

I'll probably see District 9, but if I had to place a bet on the next big thing, it would be Avatar. You have to respect James Cameron for at least trying to make a huge budget movie with as little studio financing as possible in order to (as he put it on The Hour) limit the studio's incentive to turn it into an action figure movie.

Montana
07-22-2009, 03:30 AM
Bettany's good in everything he does.

super underratted actor.

Agreed.


"Gangster No. 1" was just the first thing I can recall seeing him in, so he stuck out in particular, because he was a guy I'd never seen or heard of before.

If you're a fan of his, and haven't seen it definitely check it out.

jrsuperstar
07-22-2009, 07:01 AM
The best movie I have seen this year by a far margin.

YouTube - The Badder Meinhof Complex (OFFICIAL TRAILER)


Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

An important document of our history.

Leafovic
07-22-2009, 05:48 PM
Hell's Kitchen opener was hilarious. Ramsay may have met his match in the form of ex-marine Joseph.

YouTube - Hell's Kitchen - Gordon is Challenged!! [NEW SEASON]

zeke
07-22-2009, 06:27 PM
my money's on the chink chick.

Volcanologist
07-22-2009, 06:32 PM
Let's face it, Ramsey needs a beatdown in the worst way.

Montana
07-22-2009, 06:33 PM
Hell's Kitchen opener was hilarious. Ramsay may have met his match in the form of ex-marine Joseph.


Seems pretty obvious the guy went on the show, with the sole intention of pulling that stunt.


Lame.

Leafovic
07-22-2009, 06:46 PM
Seems pretty obvious the guy went on the show, with the sole intention of pulling that stunt.


Lame.

Yeah, its dumb.

I worked under someone who was Ramsay like for about two years. I took it. Eventually I got his respect and he let me run the store when he was off for 2 months vacation. I worked 12hr+
days. Let's just say, I ran it like he did.

I'm all for people doing things in the manner they feel right as long as they earn it.

The show is about being a good Chef not about being an ass to Ramsay.

zeke
07-22-2009, 06:51 PM
Ramsay treats people the way he was treated as a chef, because it made him better.

read his book, fairly interesting if poorly written.

he can teach anyone to cook, pretty much, but in this short time span with a big award at the end really has to figure out which ones can deal with the pressure, deal with each other, and lead a professional kitchen.

Leafovic
07-22-2009, 07:27 PM
Would you go on the show, zeke?

uck Peddie
07-23-2009, 01:20 AM
Ramsay treats people the way he was treated as a chef, because it made him better.

read his book, fairly interesting if poorly written.

he can teach anyone to cook, pretty much, but in this short time span with a big award at the end really has to figure out which ones can deal with the pressure, deal with each other, and lead a professional kitchen.
I also noticed that the prize this season was the Head Chef and not Exec Chef position. It makes sense since not only have the last three winners either been demoted to Head Chef or just burned out, but you can't realistically try and train someone to work a line effectively and then given them office duties.

In my world, it'd be like training me to TA a fourth year course on Public Admin theory and then ask me to design the program stream where that course would be its capstone. Totally different job, totally different skills, totally different bulls#it.

bayrider
07-23-2009, 01:29 AM
I absolutely HATE the way FOX and these other US Networks butcher the shit out of these awesome British shows. On BBC, Ramsay's shows are focused around the food more than anything. In the US they take all that shit out and make it all about the conflicts and confrontations with little to no substance on the more important matters of the competition or reality.

Thank God the US version of Top Gear was scrapped. I couldn't imagine the butchery of the original version. My guess is that every episode would have been a drag race between 2 junk American cars with bikini clad girls in the background holding guns and at the end of the race, finishing with a huge nonsensical Michael Bay-esque explosion.

zeke
07-23-2009, 01:51 AM
Would you go on the show, zeke?

absolutely.

I'm just scared he'd kick me off for laughing at him.

SundinsTooth
07-23-2009, 06:56 AM
I absolutely HATE the way FOX and these other US Networks butcher the shit out of these awesome British shows. On BBC, Ramsay's shows are focused around the food more than anything. In the US they take all that shit out and make it all about the conflicts and confrontations with little to no substance on the more important matters of the competition or reality.

Thank God the US version of Top Gear was scrapped. I couldn't imagine the butchery of the original version. My guess is that every episode would have been a drag race between 2 junk American cars with bikini clad girls in the background holding guns and at the end of the race, finishing with a huge nonsensical Michael Bay-esque explosion.

OMG Bay you are my hero! ITA!!! :thumbsup(22):

Although, I love Big Brother for some strange reason. The producers try and try to f' with the formula, but it all boils down to 12 people stuck in a house together scheming to stab each other in the back.

johnunit
07-23-2009, 08:35 AM
Thank God the US version of Top Gear was scrapped. I couldn't imagine the butchery of the original version. My guess is that every episode would have been a drag race between 2 junk American cars with bikini clad girls in the background holding guns and at the end of the race, finishing with a huge nonsensical Michael Bay-esque explosion.

So true. Though, at least they wouldn't do stupid stuff like ripping on the Mustang for it's engine, and then testing some exotic 100,000 dollar sports car with a Mustang-sourced engine and spending 30 seconds going "listen to the beautiful sound it makes".


Or testing a right-hand conversion F-150 Lightning and not making any distinction between it and a regular american F-150, and then ripping on it for vague steering, crappy interior fit (uh, it's entire dash was flipped around by BRITS), bad gas mileage (it's the 380 horsepower supercharged model!), and a lack of wet grip (on 1000 dollar racing tires). To cap it all off, they complained about how easy it was to steal things from the bed. Uh, do they not have caps and covers in England?


Regardless, it's an entertaining show, and the humour wouldn't have translated at all into the US.

corksens
07-23-2009, 09:42 AM
So true. Though, at least they wouldn't do stupid stuff like ripping on the Mustang for it's engine, and then testing some exotic 100,000 dollar sports car with a Mustang-sourced engine and spending 30 seconds going "listen to the beautiful sound it makes".


Or testing a right-hand conversion F-150 Lightning and not making any distinction between it and a regular american F-150, and then ripping on it for vague steering, crappy interior fit (uh, it's entire dash was flipped around by BRITS), bad gas mileage (it's the 380 horsepower supercharged model!), and a lack of wet grip (on 1000 dollar racing tires). To cap it all off, they complained about how easy it was to steal things from the bed. Uh, do they not have caps and covers in England?


Regardless, it's an entertaining show, and the humour wouldn't have translated at all into the US.We know why you are biased towards American cards...your family works in the plants, correct?

But heres alittle newsflash for you. American build cars are garbage.

Tog gear has discerning taste...they don't just go for a car with a massive engine that drives like a 60's roadster.

Leafovic
07-23-2009, 09:51 AM
absolutely.

I'm just scared he'd kick me off for laughing at him

You would stop laughing pretty fast hehe :D

johnunit
07-23-2009, 10:04 AM
We know why you are biased towards American cards...your family works in the plants, correct?

But heres alittle newsflash for you. American build cars are garbage.

Tog gear has discerning taste...they don't just go for a car with a massive engine that drives like a 60's roadster.

Actually, no, my parents have literally no connection to the automotive industry, nor engineering or manufacturing as a whole.


Drive an F-150 next to a Tundra or Titan. I have, they're almost impossible to tell apart. In fact, right now Ford's biggest disadvantage in the pickup market is power, and they have an edge in reliability and interior quality.

The only cars even built with "massive engines" in the US, assuming by "massive engines" you mean V8s are the following:
Mustang
Corvette
G8 (sporting models)
Vipers (V10)
Larger Cadillacs
Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis/Town Car (fleet sales only)
Impala (SS trim only)
Charger/300 (V8 optional)
and that is IT. I may be forgetting a couple cars, but that's basically it in terms of the high-power rear-drive V8 cars you were referring to.

If you notice, all of those cars are either sports cars, or very heavy cars. The vast majority of domestics have V6s or 4 cylinders, just like foreign cars. really, besides a bit of a soft spot for Ford, I don't care about domestic vs. import. A WRX gets my heart racing at least as much as a Corvette, and an E-type Jaguar is equal with Chevelle SS's and Boss 429s to me in terms of classics.

Furthermore, domestics have increasingly been putting the focus on handling at the expense of ride, perhaps more than their Japanese rivals. They are no longer the magic-carpet riding behemoths that list like the Titanic on on-ramps. A Fusion or G6 handles far more firmly than a Camry or Accord. A Malibu is about in the middle. The Taurus has recieved widespread accolades for it's handling, as has the Focus.

The Corvette ZO6 is one of the best handling cars in the world, with astronomical grip numbers rivaled only by the likes of the Lotus Exige and Porche 911 GT3, and all for relative pennies.

Of course, I'm not going to win this argument, because your low-end bimmer is the be-all and end-all of driving, never to be equalled until you trade it in for the new 3-series because yours doesn't have i-drive, and you wouldn't dare look at something like a CTS or 300C SRT8, because you once drove a 1972 Caprice with a 400 and worn suspension bushings, and from that gleaned all you need know about domestic crap.

bayrider
07-23-2009, 10:23 AM
Ya Jeremy has a clear hate against American cars and a clear bias towards British cars.

I loved when he drove the new Z06. He fell in love with it other than the typical tacky GM interior but when he brought it to the set he had nothing but bad things to say about it.

zeke
07-23-2009, 11:55 AM
there was a great show in which they'd pit the best american cars/trucks/machines against the best euro was.

it was pretty cool, but I forget what it was called.

johnunit
07-23-2009, 12:19 PM
there was a great show in which they'd pit the best american cars/trucks/machines against the best euro was.

it was pretty cool, but I forget what it was called.

I remember that too. Very interesting show. They did fire trucks, police cars, forklifts, backhoes, and a few other things.

corksens
07-23-2009, 01:16 PM
Actually, no, my parents have literally no connection to the automotive industry, nor engineering or manufacturing as a whole.


Drive an F-150 next to a Tundra or Titan. I have, they're almost impossible to tell apart. In fact, right now Ford's biggest disadvantage in the pickup market is power, and they have an edge in reliability and interior quality.

The only cars even built with "massive engines" in the US, assuming by "massive engines" you mean V8s are the following:
Mustang
Corvette
G8 (sporting models)
Vipers (V10)
Larger Cadillacs
Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis/Town Car (fleet sales only)
Impala (SS trim only)
Charger/300 (V8 optional)
and that is IT. I may be forgetting a couple cars, but that's basically it in terms of the high-power rear-drive V8 cars you were referring to.

If you notice, all of those cars are either sports cars, or very heavy cars. The vast majority of domestics have V6s or 4 cylinders, just like foreign cars. really, besides a bit of a soft spot for Ford, I don't care about domestic vs. import. A WRX gets my heart racing at least as much as a Corvette, and an E-type Jaguar is equal with Chevelle SS's and Boss 429s to me in terms of classics.

Furthermore, domestics have increasingly been putting the focus on handling at the expense of ride, perhaps more than their Japanese rivals. They are no longer the magic-carpet riding behemoths that list like the Titanic on on-ramps. A Fusion or G6 handles far more firmly than a Camry or Accord. A Malibu is about in the middle. The Taurus has recieved widespread accolades for it's handling, as has the Focus.

The Corvette ZO6 is one of the best handling cars in the world, with astronomical grip numbers rivaled only by the likes of the Lotus Exige and Porche 911 GT3, and all for relative pennies.

Of course, I'm not going to win this argument, because your low-end bimmer is the be-all and end-all of driving, never to be equalled until you trade it in for the new 3-series because yours doesn't have i-drive, and you wouldn't dare look at something like a CTS or 300C SRT8, because you once drove a 1972 Caprice with a 400 and worn suspension bushings, and from that gleaned all you need know about domestic crap.You're hardon for American made cars in commendable, but also confusing, especially considering you've been a driver for what - 3 years?

American cars, when you look at them in totality, are crap.

They are heavy, unreliable, and overpriced compared to automakers such as Honda and Toyota. Don't even get me started on comparing them vs. the BMW's, Audi's or other premium imported cars.

And just for the record, I actually don't have much against Ford. I'll give them credit for remaining competitive in what is a tough domestic market. But they cars that they make still typically don't compare well to better made and more reliable imports.

Lastly, it's funny that you try to downplay my 330i (hardly a low end - 2006 world car of the year, 260 hp, luxury sedan winner for 8 years running). When you can afford your own car, lets have a chat, pup. Reading car and driver doesn't make you an expert...and if it did then my 330i would certainly be higher on your list.

But if you must know, I'm in the process of selling it and changing to a Subaru Impreza WRX wagon. I'm getting married, and will soon be starting a family so I'm more attracted to a practical, safe, AWD car than the german sports car that I've enjoyed for the past two years.

corksens
07-23-2009, 01:19 PM
By the way, if you don't believe me...then just look at the sales numbers.

Volcanologist
07-23-2009, 01:30 PM
A really good episode was the one where they drove across the southern US in the junkiest cars they could find for under $1000 or something like that.

johnunit
07-23-2009, 02:22 PM
You're hardon for American made cars in commendable, but also confusing, especially considering you've been a driver for what - 3 years?

American cars, when you look at them in totality, are crap.

They are heavy, unreliable, and overpriced compared to automakers such as Honda and Toyota. Don't even get me started on comparing them vs. the BMW's, Audi's or other premium imported cars.

And just for the record, I actually don't have much against Ford. I'll give them credit for remaining competitive in what is a tough domestic market. But they cars that they make still typically don't compare well to better made and more reliable imports.

Lastly, it's funny that you try to downplay my 330i (hardly a low end - 2006 world car of the year, 260 hp, luxury sedan winner for 8 years running). When you can afford your own car, lets have a chat, pup. Reading car and driver doesn't make you an expert...and if it did then my 330i would certainly be higher on your list.

But if you must know, I'm in the process of selling it and changing to a Subaru Impreza WRX wagon. I'm getting married, and will soon be starting a family so I'm more attracted to a practical, safe, AWD car than the german sports car that I've enjoyed for the past two years.

Quality is heavily subjective, but I will concede that, at least in the compact segment, most domestics are a step behind. I don't think you can say the same for the mid sized or large car segment, but I only have first hand experience with 3-4 current cars in each grouping, so I can't really comment.

Price and weight, however, we can measure.

All stats 2009 4-door sedan in mid-level trim

Chevy Cobalt $18,195 1249KG
Ford Focus $16,399 1176KG
Toyota Corolla $20,170 1238KG
Mazda 3 $18,095 1250KG
Honda Civic $21,580 1203KG
Mitsubishi Lancer $21,998 1328KG
Nissan Sentra $16,098 1280KG
Subaru Impreza $24,695 1393KG
Volkswagen City Jetta $16,900 1316KG

In the compact segment, Ford and GM come out clearly on the lower end of weight and price.

Pontiac G6 $29,385 1552KG
Ford Fusion $23,999 1443KG
Chevy Malibu $25,350 1554KG
Dodge Avenger $24,595 1525KG
Mazda 6 $23,595 1489KG
Toyota Camry $28,235 1503KG
Honda Accord $27,490 1471KG
Subaru Legacy $36,995 1860KG
Nissan Altima $29,498 1441KG
Mistubishi Galant $27,998 1548KG
Hyundai Sonata $27,995 1496KG
Volkswagen Jetta $24,275 1468KG

note: Jetta and City Jetta are 150KG apart in weight, so I feel that it "graduated" into the mid size class in the newer model, while the older "city jetta" is still a comparable with Civic, Focus, et al.


In the mid-size class, it seems you may be right about the Pontiac G6, which is overpriced and overweight for it's space and length. The Malibu is also heavy, but as long as spacious and large as any car in it's class. The Fusion is one of the lightest cars in it's class, and with the exception of the G6, all of the domestics are in the bottom half of the price range.


Other than a brief mention of the CTS, I didn't compare them to "premium imported cars", mostly because they don't really try to compete. The CTS is pretty much the only market overlap. Lincoln buyers don't cross over with BMW or Audi buyers, nor do Chrysler buyers.

the "low end" was in reference to the rest of the model range. Until recently, it was the smallest series of BMW you could buy, though I will admit I thought you owned a 328I when I typed that, not a 330. I'm aware it's a very good car. Despite the reputation of 3-series drivers, I appreciate that they have great handling and are fun to drive and are generally pretty reliable, and really don't have anything negative to say about the car.

Most of what I'm saying doesn't come from Car and Driver. I've worked at a few dealerships, and try to surround myself with as many people who are enthusiastic and knowledgable about cars as I can. Part of why I mention Ford so often is that I spent the most time at a Ford dealer, and was given introductory tours, some insider info to cancellations, upcoming designs, etc. and have seen what most of the modern Fords look like on the inside.

Every chance I can get to talk to an knowledgeable owner, or better yet drive or work on a car, I take it. While that doesn't make me an expert, it make me more knowledgeable that you seem to be giving me credit for.


For the record though, I do own a car, which I bought with the money I made from the aformentioned dealership jobs, and spend most of my free time working on.

Volcanologist
07-23-2009, 02:27 PM
I saw "My super ex-girlfriend" the other day. You'd think it would be completely retarded, but it actually did have a couple of really funny moments.

Artnes
07-23-2009, 02:33 PM
Ramsay treats people the way he was treated as a chef, because it made him better.

read his book, fairly interesting if poorly written.

he can teach anyone to cook, pretty much, but in this short time span with a big award at the end really has to figure out which ones can deal with the pressure, deal with each other, and lead a professional kitchen.

If that **** screamed at me the way he does at people on his show, I'd be asking him if he's been ever been stabbed with a blunt spoon because it's gonna happen the next time he does it

corksens
07-23-2009, 02:42 PM
the "low end" was in reference to the rest of the model range. Until recently, it was the smallest series of BMW you could buy, though I will admit I thought you owned a 328I when I typed that, not a 330. I'm aware it's a very good car. Despite the reputation of 3-series drivers, I appreciate that they have great handling and are fun to drive and are generally pretty reliable, and really don't have anything negative to say about the car. There are now 1 series...FYI so the 3 series isn't on the lowest end.

Further, there are 320, 323, 325, 328, 330 and 335 versions of the 3 series over the years. When I bought mine, it was at the top. Of course, it's still nothing compared to a 5 series, or an M3, but it's still a $55,000 ride.

Artnes
07-23-2009, 02:44 PM
Have you had any electrical issues yet? Or have they curbed that problem.

I know 2003 and back, electrical was a nightmare with them

corksens
07-23-2009, 02:47 PM
They made the switch from the E46 3 series line to the E90 in 2005/2006.

The well documented electrical problems were almost completely erased in the re-design. And to answer your question with mine...not one single electrical problem.

I'm going to miss the car. It really is an amazing ride...though admittedly rough. But quite simply, with Ottawa winters, and a fiancee who isn't quite as good of a driver as I am, I didn't trust the RWD and high torque.

corksens
07-23-2009, 02:47 PM
Add in an eventual baby seat, and the decision was virtually made for me.

johnunit
07-23-2009, 02:56 PM
There are now 1 series...FYI so the 3 series isn't on the lowest end.

Further, there are 320, 323, 325, 328, 330 and 335 versions of the 3 series over the years. When I bought mine, it was at the top. Of course, it's still nothing compared to a 5 series, or an M3, but it's still a $55,000 ride.

I thought you had a 328, as I said, and when you bought it there was no 1 series. Like I said, I don't have anything against 330's, or the 3-series as a whole, it was more about how you had seemed to be using your choice of car as some sort of argument for your superior knowledge and taste with new cars when it's really not anything remarkable in specification, rarity, or price.

Montana
07-23-2009, 03:00 PM
You guys should start a thread about cars...........you'd have a blast.



*wink wink* *nudge nudge*

uck Peddie
07-23-2009, 03:37 PM
I absolutely HATE the way FOX and these other US Networks butcher the shit out of these awesome British shows. On BBC, Ramsay's shows are focused around the food more than anything. In the US they take all that shit out and make it all about the conflicts and confrontations with little to no substance on the more important matters of the competition or reality.
One thing I've definitely noticed is that Ramsay gets waaaay more creative with the profanity on the Brit shows (as aired/shown on BBCC/A) and is so dry with the delivery he's more likeable.

Something definitely gets lost somewhere over the Atlantic and mostly, it's subtlety. It's why I can't watch the American version of The Office. Steve Carrell on his best day couldn't capture what Ricky Gervais is capable of getting across with his left nut clinched and plugging his own arse.

Montana
07-23-2009, 03:40 PM
One thing I've definitely noticed is that Ramsay gets waaaay more creative with the profanity on the Brit shows (as aired/shown on BBCC/A) and is so dry with the delivery he's more likeable.

Something definitely gets lost somewhere over the Atlantic and mostly, it's subtlety. It's why I can't watch the American version of The Office. Steve Carrell on his best day couldn't capture what Ricky Gervais is capable of getting across with his left nut clinched and plugging his own arse.

So true........british comedic timing, is just a trillion times better than that of their American counterparts.

bayrider
07-23-2009, 09:59 PM
If you guys want to see a good competition cooking show, Top Chef season 6 is coming up in August.

SundinsTooth
07-23-2009, 10:03 PM
Some eyewitness accounts of Avatar footage is popping up all over the net.


http://www.aintitcool.com/node/41793

Exit716
07-23-2009, 10:12 PM
Kitchen Nightmares on the BBC is more about coming in with a practical plan to revive a failing business.
The Fox packaging of Ramsay in North America doesn't really capture his true character. They market him as a raving angry lunatic Brit. He's tough as nails but on the BBC show he also shows a practical side like a good coach.

bayrider
07-23-2009, 10:21 PM
The FOX version is about 45mins of Ramsay yelling at how the restaurant owners and its staff suck. 10mins of revealing a disgustingly dirty kitchen and a very brief 5min feel good ending where everything magically turns around.

Exit716
07-23-2009, 10:23 PM
The FOX version is about 45mins of Ramsay yelling at how the restaurant owners and its staff suck. 10mins of revealing a disgustingly dirty kitchen and a very brief 5min feel good ending where everything magically turns around.

Pretty much.
Whatever happened to Emeril Lagasse though?
He kind of dropped off the face of the earth.

bayrider
07-23-2009, 10:51 PM
Pretty much.
Whatever happened to Emeril Lagasse though?
He kind of dropped off the face of the earth.

He's got a show on Discovery Green now. I believe they moved his 1hr show to one of Food's sister stations. I hear in Canada they get an extra dose of Rachel Ray on Food Canada lol.

I can't stand her.

uck Peddie
07-24-2009, 12:02 AM
She's put on some pounds (not a super amount, but noticeable) since taking on the HARPO show, but back in the day I'd have hit it like Ike hit Tina: hard and drunker the better.

MindzEye
07-24-2009, 12:07 AM
She's put on some pounds (not a super amount, but noticeable) since taking on the HARPO show, but back in the day I'd have hit it like Ike hit Tina: hard and drunker the better.

http://alt.coxnewsweb.com/shared-blogs/austin/tvblog/upload/2009/06/tvs_ed_mcmahon/12_carson.jpg

HEYOOOO!!!!

Metalleaf
07-24-2009, 12:09 AM
http://www.inquisitr.com/wp-content/rachel_ray.jpg

F@cking Shoped

Exit716
07-24-2009, 12:17 AM
http://www.celebritywonder.com/picture/Giada_De_Laurentiis/GiadaDeLaure_A__Wyman_14319525.jpg

zeke
07-24-2009, 12:25 AM
giada has a freakish big head. weirds me out.

but damn, I never knew Rachel Ray looked that good before.

zeke
07-24-2009, 12:28 AM
http://www.fpp.co.uk/online/07/09/images/Nigella400x233.jpg

MA-MA

MindzEye
07-24-2009, 12:28 AM
giada has a freakish big head. weirds me out.

Yeah, it bugs me every time I'm tugging one out watching her make her 100 year old meatball recipe

Metalleaf
07-24-2009, 12:29 AM
Its hard to find good pictures though, if you type Rachal Ray in google images you get 1 million f@cking shopped pictures.

Hoss
07-24-2009, 12:31 AM
http://www.fpp.co.uk/online/07/09/images/Nigella400x233.jpg

MA-MA

holy crap do I find Nigella super sexy..... she was on a talk show and she said that she loves hairy backs... like Robin Williams hairy. Her husband I think is a gross hairy dude I think.

She looks like she would be wicked in the sack...

Metalleaf
07-24-2009, 12:32 AM
Hey Bada Boom Bada Bing....

http://cdn.mademan.com/chickipedia/images/2/25/Raray_(6)_417.jpg

zeke
07-24-2009, 12:33 AM
http://estrip.org/elmwood/users/joshua/images/0306/racheal-ray_hottest2542.jpg

JackBurton
07-24-2009, 12:57 AM
I want to give Rachel Ray my special sauce.

mbow30
07-24-2009, 01:02 AM
btw, i finally got around to watching the film adaptation of my favourite book--fear and loathing in las vegas.

the film was very good. depp and del toro were excellent (as they usually are). it wasn't as good as the book, these things rarely are, but it was a good rendition of it.

my only real complaint was that the movie kind of understated the post-hippy underpinnings of the book. what made fear and loathing as great as it was, was that it was (amongst many things) a send off, and in some ways a criticism of, the depravity and indulgence of the late 60s drug culture. you didn't really get that until the end of the movie when duke is at his typewriter, reading the books' concluding statements.

but in terms of capturing the spirit of the book, and the way it was adapted.. i was definitely, definitely impressed.

zeke
07-24-2009, 01:04 AM
benicio was fricken amazing.

definitely not perfect, but a damn good flick, especially considering how unfilmable that book is.

uck Peddie
07-24-2009, 01:16 AM
Yup, I'd toss Nigella the high hard one too...but not Giada. Maybe it's a self-loathing Italian thing, but I think it's more a case of not being to take her seriously when she owes her success to her last name than to anything special she can actually do. I see her and I see every douchebag I've ever had to come into contact with with a degree from Ivey or Schulich.

bayrider
07-24-2009, 01:46 AM
Fear and Loathing is even better when you're high

uck Peddie
07-24-2009, 03:05 AM
Fear and Loathing is even better when you're high
Loved the book...the movie put me to sleep both times I tried watching it. The second time it was the first half of a double bill with The Warriors. I'll take The Warriors any day of the week over Fear and Loathing (the movie)...hell, the book is even better for that matter.

Montana
07-24-2009, 04:50 AM
btw, i finally got around to watching the film adaptation of my favourite book--fear and loathing in las vegas.

the film was very good. depp and del toro were excellent (as they usually are). it wasn't as good as the book, these things rarely are, but it was a good rendition of it.

my only real complaint was that the movie kind of understated the post-hippy underpinnings of the book. what made fear and loathing as great as it was, was that it was (amongst many things) a send off, and in some ways a criticism of, the depravity and indulgence of the late 60s drug culture. you didn't really get that until the end of the movie when duke is at his typewriter, reading the books' concluding statements.

but in terms of capturing the spirit of the book, and the way it was adapted.. i was definitely, definitely impressed.


How in the F*ck did you manage to go 11 years without seeing the film adaptation of your 'favorite book'?

SundinsTooth
07-24-2009, 08:00 AM
How in the F*ck did you manage to go 11 years without seeing the film adaptation of your 'favorite book'?

I dunno, I hate film adaptions. My best reads are ten times the experience of any movie I have seen.

voyager
07-24-2009, 08:36 AM
http://www.co2s.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/rachelrayfhm.jpg

She is hot, even with the chub. I used to like her cooking show, but i for some reason i can't watch it now. Her personality is really starting to irk me.

As for Nigella, she's a little on the hefty side, but i'd tap it. I remember this one episode where her last recipe was a midnight snack she liked to make (the whole segment had her get out of bed in a nightie and say something like "I can't sleep this evening, and what always helps me go to sleep is this...") Anyway she waddles down to the kitchen and makes doughnut french toast or something along those lines. In that segment you could see what she truly was, a fatty fat fat fat.

http://www.celebritywonder.com/picture/Giada_De_Laurentiis/GiadaDeLaure_A__Wyman_14319525.jpg

That photo makes her look like she has fried egg tits. or at the very least she's on her way to having them

BG
07-24-2009, 09:18 AM
She looks like the chicken lady.

YouTube - Kids In The Hall - Chicken Lady At Strip Show

gilmour93forever
07-24-2009, 09:24 AM
Just sat down and watched Filth & Wisdom. I thought it was a pretty solid movie myself. Definitely worth the watch.

corksens
07-24-2009, 10:08 AM
Stay away from Italian women all together...at least for mariage.

Only a select few don't shrink down to tree-stumps as they age, and even the young ones suffer from savage cankles by age 25.

If you can find the 1/10 with a decent body, pray that it stays that way and enjoy the cooking.

Volcanologist
07-24-2009, 10:20 AM
Rachel Ray looks like a victim of Smilex from the Nicholson Batman movie.

zeke
07-24-2009, 12:14 PM
She looks like the chicken lady.

YouTube - Kids In The Hall - Chicken Lady At Strip Show (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YwnAdT9I_o)

wow. you're right.

and I don't think anything has ever scared me in my life as much as the chicken lady.

the most frightening character....ever.

Montana
07-25-2009, 05:09 AM
Went to a matinee showing the other day at a local Vancouver Cinematheque, of "On the Waterfront".

It was a special presentation put on by their education department, and prior to the showing they had a little 20 minute discussion about all the events surrounding the film.......from Sinatra originally being cast in the lead role.......to director Elia Kazan's 'naming of names' before the House Un-American Activities Committee, in 1952 (two years prior to the release of 'On The Waterfront'), and the impact it had on him getting the movie made, as well as it being the foundation for the movie's message.

Then after the movie, they encouraged people to stick around and discuss the film..........having never seen OTW before now, it made for a really incredibly movie experience, thoroughly enjoyed seeing a movie of that magnitude 50 something years after it's release, on the big screen.

And obviously for anyone that's never seen it, I highly recommend it.........when you consider what the top films of the day were, and how common over the top acting was at the time........it's pretty incredible to watch Brando's performance, and realize just how much he changed the art form.

http://blog.nj.com/hobokennow_impact/2008/01/large_OLG_MoviePoster08.jpg

Factinista
07-25-2009, 10:05 AM
Great movie. One of my personal faves, and I'm generally not a big fan of pre-1960's flicks. "I coulda been a contender!"

SundinsTooth
07-25-2009, 11:04 AM
Great film....I like to watch Raging Bull after it as a type of double feature....

zeke
07-25-2009, 02:45 PM
It took me forever to get around to watching On The Waterfront, but damn is that a great flick.

"It was you, charlie. You were my brother. You shoulda looked out for me. just once. I coulda been someone. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. But now I'm a bum. with a one way ticket to palookaville"

or something like that.

Montana
07-25-2009, 03:08 PM
That whole scene is just brilliant.......

YouTube - I Could Have Been A Contender


"I coulda been somebody....instead of a bum..........which is what I am, let's face it."

Hoss
07-25-2009, 08:48 PM
I first saw that movie when I was just flipping channels late at night.. I had smoked a joint earlier in the evening but wasn't tired.

It really wasn't the weed by then, but I was just amazed at how I could have missed this classic. I think I watched it on TVO which had that show "Saturday night at the movies" and instead of commercials they would show interviews with the director or professors to discuss all as you mentioned earlier. I love getting background information like that.

As mentioned earlier, that movie is right up there with Raging bull.

"you flcuk my wife? just tell me d'you fcjk my wife?

awesomeness.

zeke
07-25-2009, 09:36 PM
YouTube - Raging Fred

Hoss
07-25-2009, 09:49 PM
ha, I have seen that before... great stuff.

I have this thing with movies that have brothers that have this effed up relationship.

My brother and I are 7 years apart and he literally is the anti-me. We've tried to bury the hatchet numerous times, but it never lasts. That's why movies like Bull, and OTW really are special to me.

Slightly OT

It is the 25th anniversary of Purple Rain. With all this shiite about Michael Jackson, people forget that 1983-84 brought out in my opinion an amazing point in music.

You literally had Michael, Prince and Madonna all come out with BREAKTHROUGH albums.

Purple Rain changed drastically how people looked in the 80's. That movie may have some cheese acting, but it really is effing cool. My brother was 17 when he first watched that. I remember he went to the theatre at Cedarbrae (those scarborough people will remember that place fondly) with a beatles haircut (he and I huge beatle fans)... saw it once, called home (I answered) and just said, "I'm staying to watch it again"... he came back and literally changed.

Great flick. Eminem completely ripped that whole movie off with 8 mile. Literally scene for scene.

leaffan2005
07-25-2009, 10:35 PM
Saw "Hurt Locker" tonight.

Don't recommend it as it was drawn out and relatively uneventful, but it did have some nice moments. The move was essentially a camera shadow of the Iraqi war with some Hitchcock-esque suspense scenes with bomb getting diffused and what-not, but not much else happened in the film.

teeds
07-26-2009, 01:37 PM
I saw a movie that might turn some off, as it is fairly christian, but since I love agriculture and nature and Africa, it was totally cool for me. It is called Faith like Potatoes. And the special features were just as good or better than the movie.

True story and probably as hard to believe as are most of my stories to the unbeleafers.

BeLeafer
07-26-2009, 04:50 PM
I watched Revolutionary Road last night - a great movie. I'm not too fond of Decapirio's acting, but the directing, supporting acting and story are outstanding.

SundinsTooth
07-26-2009, 10:05 PM
Watched I Love You, Man. Pretty good, not great, but I enjoyed it much more than Hangover.

MyNameIsJonas
07-26-2009, 10:06 PM
Saw "Hurt Locker" tonight.

Don't recommend it as it was drawn out and relatively uneventful, but it did have some nice moments. The move was essentially a camera shadow of the Iraqi war with some Hitchcock-esque suspense scenes with bomb getting diffused and what-not, but not much else happened in the film.

yeah i saw it too, and although the acting was good the movie itself i agree was lacking

Montana
07-26-2009, 10:09 PM
Watched I Love You, Man. Pretty good, not great,

Watched that last night, myself...........and as you say, thought it was ok, not great.

I preferred "The Hangover" though, just cause I'm such a Zack Galifinakis fan.

uck Peddie
07-26-2009, 10:24 PM
Watched I Love You, Man. Pretty good, not great, but I enjoyed it much more than Hangover.
Heh, watching that movie sealed the deal for who was standing next to me at the wedding. I had gotten into such a stupid kinda sexist tizzy over not knowing a guy worthy/well enough to do it, but really, your best man is your best friend. My best friend is a woman, the relatives will deal with it.

Hoss
07-27-2009, 10:19 AM
just watched.. the watchmen on bluray.. I didn't have any interest in watching it in the theatre.

It was okay... I really wish they didn't have to go sooo in depth to things that didn't really need to be indepth. I also fealt that the whole concept of the old costumes was a bit cheesy. The bluray is also 24 minutes longer than the theatrical release... like we needed another 24 minutes.

Isaac25
07-27-2009, 10:36 AM
I watched Revolutionary Road last night - a great movie. I'm not too fond of Decapirio's acting, but the directing, supporting acting and story are outstanding.

very good movie and Winslet is excellent...Little Children is also a good film with some similarities.

blkngldbabe
07-27-2009, 11:16 AM
Slingblade

Not a bad offering at all for Billy Bob's first offering as a screenplay that he acted and directed as well. A fantastic flow to it. It's like listening to a story teller and have them lead you through a time and place where you are so intently listening you fail to realize how far you're into it until it's too late.

Factinista
07-27-2009, 11:27 AM
I like them french fried potaters MMHMM.

blkngldbabe
07-27-2009, 11:28 AM
LOL. I reckon

zeke
07-27-2009, 01:33 PM
love slingblade.

voyager
07-27-2009, 01:37 PM
I've always wanted to see Slingblade but never had the opportunity.

blkngldbabe
07-27-2009, 01:43 PM
It was on Mpix (expressview's movie channel) yesterday. I do believe they are playing it several times this month.

Artnes
07-27-2009, 02:06 PM
mmmm hmmmmmm

blkngldbabe
07-27-2009, 02:21 PM
LOVE the pants. My hubby pulled up his shorts like that today and jutted out the lover jaw and MMmhmmmmed around the house. Doorknob.

vermettefan
07-27-2009, 08:14 PM
I Love You Man - :thumbsdown:

Bottle Rockets - :thumbsdown:

Mr. Brooks - :thumbup:

SundinsTooth
07-27-2009, 11:55 PM
Surprised to see the lack of love for The Hurt Locker. I thought it was great. Kubrick would be proud of Kathryn Bigelow....the sniper scene alone stands very high in recent memory...

zeke
07-28-2009, 12:18 AM
Bottle Rockets - :thumbsdown:

Mr. Brooks - :thumbup:

two great calls.

I love those wilsons, but Bottle Rocket is not good.

Meanwhile, Mr.Brooks is a great flick that nobody knows about. loved it.


speaking of bottle rockets - October Sky is a great little flick as well.

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 12:22 AM
two great calls.

I love those wilsons, but Bottle Rocket is not good.

Meanwhile, Mr.Brooks is a great flick that nobody knows about. loved it.


speaking of bottle rockets - October Sky is a great little flick as well.

agreed on all counts


and its not that i didnt enjoy the hurt locker, i just found it drawn out

JackBurton
07-28-2009, 12:31 AM
Agreed on Mr.Brooks. It's underrated. Loved the idea of William Hurt as his evil voice in his head.

Montana
07-28-2009, 12:45 AM
Bullocks.


"Bottle Rocket" is an pretty strong film for a directorial debut, with that kind of budget.

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 10:08 AM
Agreed on Mr.Brooks. It's underrated. Loved the idea of William Hurt as his evil voice in his head.

yeah, real solid


rick moranis is the evil voice in my head, doesnt really serve a purpose.

BG
07-28-2009, 11:04 AM
yeah, real solid


rick moranis is the evil voice in my head, doesnt really serve a purpose.

Honey I shrunk your....

:couch

JaysCyYoung
07-28-2009, 12:03 PM
Surprised to see the lack of love for The Hurt Locker. I thought it was great. Kubrick would be proud of Kathryn Bigelow....the sniper scene alone stands very high in recent memory...

It was a good movie that had the potential to be great. And that sniper scene was ludicrously unrealistic.

Generation Kill is by far the best-produced series on the Iraq War. It was originally a three-part series written by embedded Rolling Stone reported Evan Wright who was assigned to 1st Reconaissance of the USMC during the invasion stages. The HBO production is funny, witty, and has some great battle scenes.

And I absolutely cannot wait for The Pacific (Band of Brothers sequel) to come out!

YouTube - The Pacific Trailer (HBO)

Incredible.

SundinsTooth
07-28-2009, 12:42 PM
It was a good movie that had the potential to be great. And that sniper scene was ludicrously unrealistic.

Generation Kill is by far the best-produced series on the Iraq War. It was originally a three-part series written by embedded Rolling Stone reported Evan Wright who was assigned to 1st Reconaissance of the USMC during the invasion stages. The HBO production is funny, witty, and has some great battle scenes.

And I absolutely cannot wait for The Pacific (Band of Brothers sequel) to come out!

YouTube - The Pacific Trailer (HBO) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e99B80crU3E)

Incredible.

Any sniper scene in a movie is unrealistic....but it did do a good job of simulating the waiting game that can occur....

I am gonna check out Gen Kill...lots of love for that

JaysCyYoung
07-28-2009, 12:46 PM
Any sniper scene in a movie is unrealistic..

I am gonna check out Gen Kill...lots of love for that

I'm sorry, but an insurgent with Soviet-made weapons is not going to be able to hit a moving target from the distance depicted in that scene. Combined with terrain changes, wind, and humidity there's no way that bullet is making its target.

Now if it had been a Canadian with a .50 calibre from 2400 yards away (the world record that an Edmontonian set in blowing off a Taliban's head) I could believe it. But not that. I did enjoy the scenes depicting the difficulty in identifying one's enemy amongst the civilian population though. It reminds us all of just how cowardly a method of urban guerilla combat that is when old men and kids can't even be trusted.


but it did do a good job of simulating the waiting game that can occur....

You'll love Generation Kill if that's the case. You can watch it on surfthechannel.com for free.

SundinsTooth
07-28-2009, 12:49 PM
I'm sorry, but an insurgent with Soviet-made weapons is not going to be able to hit a moving target from the distance depicted in that scene. Combined with terrain changes, wind, and humidity there's no way that bullet is making its target.

Now if it had been a Canadian with a .50 calibre from 2400 yards away (the world record that an Edmontonian set in blowing off a Taliban's head) I could believe it. But not that. I did enjoy the scenes depicting the difficulty in identifying one's enemy amongst the civilian population though. It reminds us all of just how cowardly a method of urban guerilla combat that is when old men and kids can't even be trusted.



You'll love Generation Kill if that's the case. You can watch it on surfthechannel.com for free.


Umm I wasn't arguing with you...I agreed that it was wholly unrealistic....(I am a military scale modeler so realism is in my blood):)

I enjoy Enemy at the Gates, but as far as realism goes, that thing is a train wreck.

Speaking of HBO, not sure if anyone is familiar with Games of Throne, but they are moving forward with making it into a miniseries....http://winter-is-coming.blogspot.com/

Unbelievable set of books and hopefully they can create something great with it.

Metalleaf
07-28-2009, 12:49 PM
Best Sniper Movie, Enemy at the Gates. I don't care what anyone says.

JaysCyYoung
07-28-2009, 12:50 PM
"But Major Konig doesn't fire..."

tuckered
07-28-2009, 02:42 PM
I'm excited for the a song of ice and fire miniseries :D

blkngldbabe
07-28-2009, 02:47 PM
Ooooh!!! Hell's kitchen 2nd week of the new season is on tonight. Anyone else follow it?

northernlou
07-28-2009, 02:51 PM
Just watched a good crime flick from South Africa called "jerusalema".

7.5/10 and worth watching

Given To Fly
07-28-2009, 03:06 PM
Ooooh!!! Hell's kitchen 2nd week of the new season is on tonight. Anyone else follow it?

yep!

Ramsey should kick the shit outta that guy to start off the show.

What a tool that guy is/was...mouthing off to everyone, telling Ramsey he is 'nobodys bitch'...

has he never seen the show before?!?

great prize this year too

blkngldbabe
07-28-2009, 03:23 PM
Definitely. Getting a restaurant in BC just in time for the Olympics is fantastic. That guy is just twitchy. I wonder if they sign clauses about not hitting Gordon. I swear on Kitchen Nightmares they must have to. He can be quite a mouthy tosser at times.

I wonder what all the firetrucks and stuff they were foreshadowing are about. Could you imagine psycho jilted guy torching the place after getting tossed? What about the first chick who got booted. A little flighty IMO.

I think that the Marine dude should take the first shot and then Gordon can level him. He's not a small dude. He also runs marathons and is in great shape. Ramsay is 6'2 and I think the mouthy dude

Given To Fly
07-28-2009, 03:48 PM
Ramsey is also an amateur boxer, and in incredible shape.. fcuker can hold his own. Plus he has a crazy backstory, look at his bro, just got arrested [a little while ago] for trying to smuggle heroin..

The army dude and JP are going to throw down. That was so funny when Ramsey is like 'what the **** is wrong hes speaking English' and JP is like 'But hes from Texas' hahaha, Ramsey just turns and laughs..

The other dude tho, the guy from Boston, gets all in his face, security wont allow anything to happen, but my money would still be on Ramsey.

At first I thought the fire trucks was just a gimmick, as dinner service will be for LA's finest, however with the smoke and the middle-of-the-night evac of the house, haha thats what I was thinking to, psycho boy comes back and lights the place up..

I cant even remember the first person who got booted, there are a few right off the bat that you know just wont win.

I know its all for good TV, but why dont the producers pick all great cooks and have one hell of a battle the entire season.

Thousands of people audition, they can definitely find 15 top notch chefs..

Kitchen Nightmares is a great show too..Im sure there are things they dont show, but also these restaurant owners know that they have a world renown chef and restaurant owner given them tips and re-wooking the menu and cleaning the place and giving the restaruant the best publicity you can imagine, so sure he will call you a cow, but in the long run its worth it..

TheCountofMonteCristo
07-28-2009, 03:53 PM
I just saw The Proposal, it was a cute movie even though the ending could be seen a mile away.

JaysCyYoung
07-28-2009, 03:55 PM
How was the interaction between Heigl and Butler?

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 04:04 PM
How was the interaction between Heigl and Butler?

wrong film

proposal is bullock and reynolds

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 04:05 PM
Hell's Kitchen is a solid show, but i hate all the noob contestants that are there for ratings because how shitty/insane they are.

a few predictions though

Robert makes top 6, does not win
Crazy Joseph does not go next episode
That grapefruit kid with the glasses does

final 4, Tek, Kevin, Suzanne, Dave or Robert.

JaysCyYoung
07-28-2009, 04:05 PM
Ahhh... I'm thinking of "The Ugly Truth." My apologies. How was either film?

Given To Fly
07-28-2009, 04:10 PM
Hell's Kitchen is a solid show, but i hate all the noob contestants that are there for ratings because how shitty/insane they are.

a few predictions though

Robert makes top 6, does not win
Crazy Joseph does not go next episode
That grapefruit kid with the glasses does

final 4, Tek, Kevin, Suzanne, Dave or Robert.

haha wow, its too early for me to even remember their names, forgot about picking a top 6..

Robert coming back is interesting, however, doesnt it look like he has gained even more weight??

Do you think his health will really be any better then last season?..could be an early exit once again..

zeke
07-28-2009, 04:11 PM
How was the interaction between Heigl and Butler?

did you really just ask that question?

JaysCyYoung
07-28-2009, 04:14 PM
Yeah. It looked funny in the previews but had only a 15% rating on RT.

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 04:29 PM
haha wow, its too early for me to even remember their names, forgot about picking a top 6..

Robert coming back is interesting, however, doesnt it look like he has gained even more weight??

Do you think his health will really be any better then last season?..could be an early exit once again..

i would assume the show did due dillagence on his health before bringing him back

they also shouldve given Ji another shot (the asian girl who hurt her foot)

Given To Fly
07-28-2009, 04:49 PM
i would assume the show did due dillagence on his health before bringing him back

they also shouldve given Ji another shot (the asian girl who hurt her foot)

oh shit, good call, yeah they should.

There was also another woman, who did really well, i think 2 seasons ago...She came in 4th and when Ramsey took her jacket he said that she has a great future and that he was sending her to culinary school..I would like to see her back as well..

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 04:52 PM
oh shit, good call, yeah they should.

There was also another woman, who did really well, i think 2 seasons ago...She came in 4th and when Ramsey took her jacket he said that she has a great future and that he was sending her to culinary school..I would like to see her back as well..

Julia i beleive, i think ramsey paid for her to go to cooking school if i am not mistaken

Given To Fly
07-28-2009, 04:55 PM
Julia i beleive, i think ramsey paid for her to go to cooking school if i am not mistaken

yes, I believe it was Julia, she was a line cook, no real experience, however did really well and made it far.

Then Ramsey told her when he booted her, that he was going to pay for the schooling.

Ramsey, even though he has such a tough exterior, he is such a good guy..Kitchen Nightmares alone shows how much he cares..

blkngldbabe
07-28-2009, 05:00 PM
I know so many people who think he is nothing more than a brash prick. They don't get that he's up in their face because they have to be able to handle the pressure as a head chef and not cave. The way he is after the challenges and how he has so much fun on the rewards shows alot about his true nature.

Anyone watch the F Word? when his little lamb was killed (eventhough he WAS taking it to slaughter) he was miserable. Seems like a decent guy all around.

Leafovic
07-28-2009, 06:49 PM
babe I love it too..my fav show.

We had a discussion about it a bit 5-6 pages back or so.

MindzEye
07-28-2009, 08:03 PM
I'm excited for the a song of ice and fire miniseries :D

I've read the books (at least what's been written so far) and the fact that it's going to be a HBO product makes me smile. The only way this is going to be done well is if it's done as brutally, and with as much intrigue as the books are written with, and frankly, only HBO can pull that off in the TV industry.

MyNameIsJonas
07-28-2009, 09:43 PM
god....lovely is a stupid cow.

Kevin is emrging as a good one

blkngldbabe
07-28-2009, 10:00 PM
Nice that Ariel knows what team work is about as well. I can't believe that Tenille (Whoopy) almost drowned the scallops in oil. Gross.

MyNameIsJonas
07-29-2009, 10:56 AM
Nice that Ariel knows what team work is about as well. I can't believe that Tenille (Whoopy) almost drowned the scallops in oil. Gross.

yeah she is starting to irk me as well, to her credit she did "bounce out of it" as opposed to Lovely who is useless.

It also looks like that Robert might be getting set up to bow out early too...not sure i buy that editing though

Given To Fly
07-29-2009, 11:25 AM
There are definitely better cooks on the blue team then the red team.

The read team have 3 people who can leave at any time..Tenille, Lovely and that blonde chick who keeps ****ing up.

The blue team has that one guy who cant even heat up bread, hes been useless since the get-go, cant see him lasting too much longer..

The blue team, really didnt falter at all last night...Its really more their speed..They also have two gimps and they still made dinner service close.

Robert, he may be leaving early just due to lack of improvement.

There should be zero tolerance with him. Hes been through all of this before, and quite recently..He should know the standards, the menu, the pace and the attitude.

SundinsTooth
07-29-2009, 11:29 AM
how did a thread titled Recent Movies become all about reality tv?

Hijack!

:couch

BURG
07-29-2009, 11:32 AM
Slow day maybe?

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 11:34 AM
I'm sorry...how do you take that long making Garlic Bread? Seriously. I like the gimp with the ankles... the other guy with the gimpy wrist sounds like he's eaten at one too many lead paint chip fondue parties. Seriously. and the Texan may have great food but what a total waste of oxygen. Rude arrogant and head strong.

SundinsTooth
07-29-2009, 11:35 AM
Slow day maybe?

Well then we should be discussing the MJ soap opera....:puke:

BURG
07-29-2009, 11:38 AM
Well then we should be discussing the MJ soap opera....:puke:

There are already a few threads for that. Let's leave it there. :cheers2:

SundinsTooth
07-29-2009, 11:39 AM
I'm sure there are already a few threads for that. Let's leave it there. :cheers2:

Yeah it was a joke....I have no desire to dwell on that sorry topic.

BURG
07-29-2009, 11:41 AM
Yeah it was a joke....I have no desire to dwell on that sorry topic.

I know. I guess my smilies don't exude the "jokiness" of it. Meh.

Given To Fly
07-29-2009, 11:45 AM
I'm sorry...how do you take that long making Garlic Bread? Seriously. I like the gimp with the ankles... the other guy with the gimpy wrist sounds like he's eaten at one too many lead paint chip fondue parties. Seriously. and the Texan may have great food but what a total waste of oxygen. Rude arrogant and head strong.

The gimp with 2 bad ankles i think is the best of the bunch, definitely the front runner at this point.

The gimp with the bad wrist i thought was good as well..

The Texan, other then his personality flaws, which can be worked on and toned down, his food seems to be perfect..

As of right now, I would pick; Gimpy Ankles, Gimpy Wrist, Texan, Ariel and Robert are the top 5...and Robert really needs to get his ass in gear..

There is another girl, 'weird eyebrow girl' who was upset that Ariel was picked as the best at dinner service...shes actually not too bad either...

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 11:54 AM
Robert's attitude is coming through again..and it showed last season shortly before he left. While the Van (texan) food seems to be amazing, I think his attitude and difficulty working well with others may end up biting him in the ass. THe ankle guy seems to be front running for the blue team for sure.

Hey, I dont' know her name, but am I the only one that wants to punch the smarmy mouthy know it all beyotch on the red team with the severe eyeroll and the craving for the back of my hand?

Leafovic
07-29-2009, 11:58 AM
I like Dave..just cause he's dreamy :p

Blueman
07-29-2009, 12:05 PM
Ok, so who's next to go?

Did you see the previews with Robert/Van fighting? Is this turning into WWE?

Here's info about next week's show:

Chef Ramsay puts the chefs in teams of two for a challenge to make perfectly portioned 6-inch sausages. Tension between the contestants causes one chef to explode. That evening, Drew Lachey, John O'Hurley, Tom Green, Melinda Clarke, Chris "Kid" Reid and Kristy Swanson dine at Hell's Kitchen. Unfortunately, Chef Ramsay becomes furious when the Red Team's dishes are sent back to the kitchen for being too salty and the Blue Team's food is cold.

Given To Fly
07-29-2009, 12:13 PM
Robert's attitude is coming through again..and it showed last season shortly before he left. While the Van (texan) food seems to be amazing, I think his attitude and difficulty working well with others may end up biting him in the ass. THe ankle guy seems to be front running for the blue team for sure.

Hey, I dont' know her name, but am I the only one that wants to punch the smarmy mouthy know it all beyotch on the red team with the severe eyeroll and the craving for the back of my hand?

The 'know it all' i think is the same as the 'weird eyebrow girl'. I think her approach [what they have shown] can piss people off, but that might be due to frustration.. I mean c'mon Tenille, you are not deep frying the scallops...that would piss me off too..

she could either be a know it all who cant preform or a know it all who is just pissed and frustrated...not too impressed with the red team at all anyway..

Given To Fly
07-29-2009, 12:16 PM
Ok, so who's next to go?

Did you see the previews with Robert/Van fighting? Is this turning into WWE?

My money is on Van, 100%...

The next to go;

Blue team = Dude who cant make bread.
Red team = Lovely

I think gimpy wrist might leave, it sounded like when they were playing clips of next weeks show, that he gets a phone call saying he has a fracture and then you see him talking to Ramsey...If buddy needs surgery he may not be able to do what is needed..even the torn ligaments alone could be enough to force him to leave..

MyNameIsJonas
07-29-2009, 12:24 PM
Suzanne is the other chick who seems to be alright

and Andy is the bread douche

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 01:17 PM
Which one is Dave Leafovic?

...don't say the dreamy one you knob!

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 01:18 PM
Van would totally go Full Metal Jacket on Doughboy. No doubt about it.

Leafovic
07-29-2009, 01:31 PM
Dave:

http://l.yimg.com/l/tv/us/img/site/85/86/0000058586_20090630122643.jpg?y=626&sig=nPVw4lFxkl3HBDcy2Bcv6g--

JaysCyYoung
07-29-2009, 01:33 PM
He looks like Andy Samberg.

Given To Fly
07-29-2009, 01:33 PM
A.K.A, Gimpy Wrist

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 01:38 PM
Ah....so you like them cute but dumber than a box of hair. I guess you wouldn't have to know that he sounds like someone dosed him at a tender age if his mouth's full do you? *wink*

Exit716
07-29-2009, 01:43 PM
Ok, so who's next to go?

Did you see the previews with Robert/Van fighting? Is this turning into WWE?

Here's info about next week's show:

Chef Ramsay puts the chefs in teams of two for a challenge to make perfectly portioned 6-inch sausages. Tension between the contestants causes one chef to explode. That evening, Drew Lachey, John O'Hurley, Tom Green, Melinda Clarke, Chris "Kid" Reid and Kristy Swanson dine at Hell's Kitchen.

Is this Hell's Kitchen or Has-Been Celebrity Soup Kitchen?

RedLight
07-29-2009, 01:45 PM
Personal Chef Recalls Dramatic Details of Michael Jackson's Death

By Michael Park

Originally posted Wednesday July 29, 2009 11:15 AM EDT
Michael Jackson Photo by: MJ Kim / GettyPersonal Chef Recalls Dramatic Details of Michael Jackson's Death | Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's personal chef says Dr. Conrad Murray was a fixture at the household of Michael Jackson so much so that when his routine changed the day of Jackson's death, she knew something was wrong.

"I thought maybe Mr. Jackson is sleeping late," Kai Chase, hired by Jackson to cook the family meals, told the Associated Press of the morning of June 25, when she noticed that the singer's doctor had not come down Jackson's bedroom carrying a pair of oxygen tanks, as he did every morning.

The truth quickly became apparent when Murray ran down the stairs yelling out for Jackson's oldest child, Prince Michael, 12. "'Go get Prince!' He's screaming very loud," Chase tells the AP. "I run into the den where the kids are playing. Prince runs to meet Dr. Murray and from that point on you could feel the energy in the house change. I walked into the hall and I saw the children there. The daughter was crying. I saw paramedics running up the stairs."

Chase says she joined the children, their nanny, and the housekeeper in praying for Jackson's health, but it was too late the pop icon was dead.

The celebrity chef, 37, hired by Jackson in March, says the Jacksons' was a happy home, with a focus on healthy living.

Jackson, preparing for a series of comeback concerts in London, had fruit drinks and granola for breakfast every morning, and ate healthy foods like chicken and spinach salad for lunch with the kids. Dinners might include a seared tuna steak, and Dr. Murray was often a guest at the table. Jackson's daughter, Paris, 11, started each meal by saying grace, Chase says.

As for Chase, who expected to go to London with the family, she plans on publishing a cookbook an idea that Jackson encouraged. The book will focus on her time with the family.

"He was an inspiration to me," she says.

http://www.people.com/people/package/article/0,,20287787_20294546,00.html

Leafovic
07-29-2009, 01:48 PM
Ah....so you like them cute but dumber than a box of hair. I guess you wouldn't have to know that he sounds like someone dosed him at a tender age if his mouth's full do you? *wink*

lmao..you rock.

yeah you basically have it covered well. :D

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 01:51 PM
:thumbsup(22):

Leafovic
07-29-2009, 02:31 PM
But yeah, except Dave, not connecting to the rest of the cast. I'm big on demeanor. The rest seem like they were rounded up from a local jail. But there is a lot more show left.

RedLight
07-29-2009, 02:48 PM
Damnit I wanted to MJ this thread.

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 03:30 PM
http://open.salon.com/files/jackson_crotch_grab1246260502.jpg

corksens
07-29-2009, 03:41 PM
The guy who rolled his ankles is winning it.

He's the first guy I've seen in awhile who actually looks appropriate to run such a massive operation.

blkngldbabe
07-29-2009, 03:49 PM
I actually agree. He seems to not crumble under the pressure and has knowledge to get through the tight spots. Unless something unforseen happens, he's the blue teams best offering so far IMO.

Factinista
07-30-2009, 12:45 PM
Finally got around to watching Watchmen last night (well, 2 of the first 3 hours), and it was actually pretty damn good.

Since the book was written specifically for the comic book medium, there's really no reason for this movie to exist. It's sort of like adapting the Sgt. Pepper's album into a book or something. When you translate it to the big screen you lose about half of the meaning. The medium is the message. But, since it does exist, you might as well do the best job possible, and I think Snider has come pretty close to that.

One thing that really struck me was how absolutely spot-on the casting was. Nearly all the people they chose are pretty close to pitch-perfect representations of the characters. I thought the choice for Ozymandias could have been better, but that's my only gripe really. And he's not even that bad.

Gonna watch the rest tonight, hopefully.

zeke
07-30-2009, 01:05 PM
Hangover was awesome.

hilarious.

leafman101
07-30-2009, 01:19 PM
Finally got around to watching Watchmen last night (well, 2 of the first 3 hours), and it was actually pretty damn good.

Since the book was written specifically for the comic book medium, there's really no reason for this movie to exist. It's sort of like adapting the Sgt. Pepper's album into a book or something. When you translate it to the big screen you lose about half of the meaning. The medium is the message. But, since it does exist, you might as well do the best job possible, and I think Snider has come pretty close to that.

One thing that really struck me was how absolutely spot-on the casting was. Nearly all the people they chose are pretty close to pitch-perfect representations of the characters. I thought the choice for Ozymandias could have been better, but that's my only gripe really. And he's not even that bad.

Gonna watch the rest tonight, hopefully.

I thought it was one of the better book to movie adaptations I've seen. They got almost everything in there. Just needed the pirate comic.

blkngldbabe
07-30-2009, 01:19 PM
I have Watchmen at home to watch tonight. I'm looking forward to it. Watched Fast and Furious last night. LOL. It is what it is, and if you like cars it's an ok time waster. If not, don't bother.

MyNameIsJonas
07-30-2009, 01:20 PM
Finally got around to watching Watchmen last night (well, 2 of the first 3 hours), and it was actually pretty damn good.

Since the book was written specifically for the comic book medium, there's really no reason for this movie to exist. It's sort of like adapting the Sgt. Pepper's album into a book or something. When you translate it to the big screen you lose about half of the meaning. The medium is the message. But, since it does exist, you might as well do the best job possible, and I think Snider has come pretty close to that.

One thing that really struck me was how absolutely spot-on the casting was. Nearly all the people they chose are pretty close to pitch-perfect representations of the characters. I thought the choice for Ozymandias could have been better, but that's my only gripe really. And he's not even that bad.

Gonna watch the rest tonight, hopefully.


While Jeffry Dean Morgan was an awesome Comedian....i always thought that role was pure Robert Downey Jr.

And apparantly back when they were going to do the film 10 years prior, Gary Busey was signed on as the Comedian

JaysCyYoung
07-30-2009, 01:22 PM
The problem with Watchmen is that the second half sucks. They did a brilliant job at generating the build-up and providing an appropriate back-story/mythos for each of the main characters and then the film falls apart under the weight of its own expectations. I was disappointed.

Factinista
07-30-2009, 01:25 PM
While Jeffry Dean Morgan was an awesome Comedian....i always thought that role was pure Robert Downey Jr.

And apparantly back when they were going to do the film 10 years prior, Gary Busey was signed on as the Comedian

The guy is a spitting image of RDJ. It's uncanny.

And a pre-batshit Busey would have been a great comedian.

blkngldbabe
07-30-2009, 01:40 PM
It's unfortunate about the whole not wearing a helmet and scrambling his egg thing. It's like, "How's your head Gary?"

JaysCyYoung
07-30-2009, 01:41 PM
Busey has arguably the best Entourage cameo ever in the first/second seasons.

Factinista
07-30-2009, 01:44 PM
Ever seen Life With Busey? It's pretty damn funny. It's basically an entire half hour of his Entourage cameo.

MindzEye
07-30-2009, 07:10 PM
Busey has arguably the best Entourage cameo ever in the first/second seasons.

http://tvmedia.ign.com/tv/image/article/810/810756/entourage-garys-desk-review-20070806115833021.jpg

johnunit
07-30-2009, 08:33 PM
Life With Busey was hilarious

mbow30
07-30-2009, 11:19 PM
loved the episode where busey and ferigno hung the host/director upside down off ferigno's deck on the hills.

and where busey shot paintballs out of a helicopter at that dude while he was driving around on a test course.

PlayerToBeNamedLater
07-31-2009, 08:03 PM
Can't wait for District 9 -- heard a lot of good things about it.

JaysCyYoung
07-31-2009, 08:04 PM
Yeah. Bloomkampf was supposed to be the director for Halo before Universal and Microsoft had their well-publicised catfight over it, so I'm expecting big things. Apparently the filming location costs were absolutely zilch because they filmed it in actual South African shanty towns, so they were able to put a lot of money from the budget into those awesome special effects. The CGI looks incredible but the trailer still gives off the feel of an indie-type film.

Montana
07-31-2009, 08:08 PM
Has anyone watched HBO's new series 'Hung' staring Thomas Jane?.....haven't downloaded it yet, but was wondering if anyone had watched the first couple of episodes yet, and could share whether it's worth checking out or not.

YouTube - "Hung" Trailer #1

PlayerToBeNamedLater
07-31-2009, 08:15 PM
Has anyone watched HBO's new series 'Hung' staring Thomas Jane?.....haven't downloaded it yet, but was wondering if anyone had watched the first couple of episodes yet, and could share whether it's worth checking out or not.

YouTube - "Hung" Trailer #1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqPpYSPWqUQ&feature=player_embedded)

I watched for first couple episodes expecting a very stupid, cheesy comedy, but it's acutally more serious (and smart) then what you'd expect given the title.

Not the greatest show in the world, but there are a few laughs. Worth a watch imo.

Leafovic
08-01-2009, 01:12 PM
I watch it...

Metalleaf
08-01-2009, 01:57 PM
I saw Fanboys last night....funny movie if you like the Eurotrip/Road Trip style comedies, but are also fans of Star Wars and Kristin Bell. Also lots of cameos and Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel are in it.

JaysCyYoung
08-01-2009, 01:59 PM
I saw Fanboys last night....funny movie if you like the Eurotrip/Road Trip style comedies, but are also fans of Star Wars and Kristin Bell. Also lots of cameos and Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel are in it.

Alright, I won't watch it. Thanks!

Metalleaf
08-01-2009, 02:09 PM
Dude plays a couple of side characters.

bayrider
08-01-2009, 02:11 PM
Am I the only one that doesn't find Seth Rogen particularly funny? He wasn't much in 40 Yr old Virgin. Didn't care for him as the cop in Superbad. He was okay in Knocked up and Zack & Miri, but nothing spectacular.

Metalleaf
08-01-2009, 02:12 PM
Meh, some people like him, others don't. Just like most other actors....for example I dislike Tom Cruise and Halle Berry.

MindzEye
08-01-2009, 04:21 PM
I watched for first couple episodes expecting a very stupid, cheesy comedy, but it's acutally more serious (and smart) then what you'd expect given the title.

Not the greatest show in the world, but there are a few laughs. Worth a watch imo.

I've downloaded and watched all the episodes so far and it's not bad. It seems like it's starting to pick up after it's gotten all the "woe is me" hard luck story cemented into your head in the first few episodes.

MindzEye
08-01-2009, 04:22 PM
Am I the only one that doesn't find Seth Rogen particularly funny? He wasn't much in 40 Yr old Virgin. Didn't care for him as the cop in Superbad. He was okay in Knocked up and Zack & Miri, but nothing spectacular.

I find some of his lines in all of those movies you mentioned really funny. Him...not particularly.

MindzEye
08-01-2009, 04:23 PM
Watched "Shoot'em Up" with Clive Owen last night.

Just a mindless action flick with a bunch of ridiculously implausible killing scenes.


My only regrets are that I didn't have popcorn and weed.

blkngldbabe
08-01-2009, 09:19 PM
Yep. both were totally necessary to make it through that flick ME. WTF was with creepo molesting dead nipples? Seriously? WTF was that.

Montana
08-01-2009, 09:31 PM
I watched for first couple episodes expecting a very stupid, cheesy comedy, but it's acutally more serious (and smart) then what you'd expect given the title.

Not the greatest show in the world, but there are a few laughs. Worth a watch imo.



I watch it...


and......your thoughts were?


I've downloaded and watched all the episodes so far and it's not bad. It seems like it's starting to pick up after it's gotten all the "woe is me" hard luck story cemented into your head in the first few episodes.

Thanks for the feedback gentlemen.......I'll grab them, and check them out tomorrow night.

Montana
08-01-2009, 09:32 PM
WTF was with creepo molesting dead nipples? Seriously? WTF was that.

Don't knock it till you try it.

BeLeafer
08-01-2009, 09:34 PM
Watched a strange little Swedish vampire flick (second time) the other night - Let the Right One In. Definitely worth a watch. Pretty creepy.

MindzEye
08-01-2009, 09:45 PM
Yep. both were totally necessary to make it through that flick ME. WTF was with creepo molesting dead nipples? Seriously? WTF was that.

sadly...I laughed at that scene.

Thankfully I watched the flick on my computer, so was able to multi task and wasn't stuck giving it my full attention.

It's movies like Shoot em Up that makes me a file pirate. I would feel insulted if I paid 10 bucks to watch it.

Montana
08-01-2009, 09:47 PM
If you liked that BeLeafer.........check out "Thirst" (by the same director that made "Oldboy").....when it comes out.


Here's the trailer.........

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.




http://daheefanel.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/bakjui021.jpg

Montana
08-01-2009, 09:51 PM
Speaking of "Oldboy"......it's a pretty amazingly film I'd highly recommend people check out, as well.

Awesome Revenge Flick.

YouTube - Oldboy Trailer

BeLeafer
08-01-2009, 10:02 PM
Thanks for the tips, M. I'll check 'em out.

JackBurton
08-02-2009, 12:04 AM
Watched a strange little Swedish vampire flick (second time) the other night - Let the Right One In. Definitely worth a watch. Pretty creepy.

Best Vampie movie ever. My second fav. film of 08'.

JackBurton
08-02-2009, 12:05 AM
I've got to admit, even though i'm not a "Car Guy", I enjoyed "Fast&Furious". Not a great film but an entertaining popcorn movie.

JackBurton
08-02-2009, 12:06 AM
"Watchmen" was pretty darn good. A great looking film with a solid cast. Maybe the best opening credits sequence ever.

JaysCyYoung
08-02-2009, 12:06 AM
The best vampire film ever is Dod Sno. This is not even debatable, people.

TheCountofMonteCristo
08-02-2009, 12:29 AM
I saw The Proposal last week and GForce 3D today.

JackBurton
08-02-2009, 12:58 AM
I saw The Proposal last week and GForce 3D today.

In a weird way, G-Force looks terrific, How was it in 3-D?

TheCountofMonteCristo
08-02-2009, 02:45 AM
Pretty good, a cute Disney story. Brandon loved it.

MyNameIsJonas
08-02-2009, 10:46 AM
I saw Funny People....it is indeed very funny, but liek every other Apatow veichle about a half hour too long

JackBurton
08-02-2009, 10:56 AM
I saw Funny People....it is indeed very funny, but liek every other Apatow veichle about a half hour too long

Yeah, it really has a long running time. Apatow needs to edit his films down.

uck Peddie
08-02-2009, 01:05 PM
The best vampire film ever is Dod Sno. This is not even debatable, people.
That would be like debating the best s#it you ever took. I will never get the appeal of these ridiculous films.

JaysCyYoung
08-02-2009, 01:07 PM
NAZI. ****ING. ZOMBIES.

What is wrong with you? Colonel Herzog = God.

http://rillefrid.se/blogg/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/dod_sno_nazi_zombies.jpg

http://morgul.pri.ee/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/dodsno.jpg

uck Peddie
08-02-2009, 01:15 PM
ugh, yeah, brilliant, whatever...

JaysCyYoung
08-02-2009, 01:16 PM
I'm sorry, but one has to appreciate a satirical zombie film in which Nazi zombies hoarding a chest of stolen Norwegian gold are the primary adversaries.

Volcanologist
08-02-2009, 02:25 PM
Heh. That indeed looks quite awesome, Jays. I'll check that one out.

northernlou
08-02-2009, 02:28 PM
I've watched a lot of 'living dead' movies, and Dead Snow is one of the best ones for sure.

JaysCyYoung
08-02-2009, 02:30 PM
:D

It's because it doesn't take itself seriously at all. I highly recommend it to any zombie movie fans.

bayrider
08-02-2009, 04:53 PM
Watched "Shoot'em Up" with Clive Owen last night.

Just a mindless action flick with a bunch of ridiculously implausible killing scenes.


My only regrets are that I didn't have popcorn and weed.

I enjoyed it. It was over the top, but funny. The best part that it wasn't 2 and 3/4 hrs of mindless explosions and fighting scenes like Transformers 2

SundinsTooth
08-02-2009, 04:56 PM
ugh, yeah, brilliant, whatever...

well it's no Battleship Potemkin....

habs25th
08-02-2009, 04:58 PM
I've got to admit, even though i'm not a "Car Guy", I enjoyed "Fast&Furious". Not a great film but an entertaining popcorn movie.

Thought it was brutal and the worst of the franchise.

zeke
08-02-2009, 05:12 PM
Bubba Ho Tep >

j_15
08-02-2009, 05:13 PM
"Watchmen" was pretty darn good. A great looking film with a solid cast. Maybe the best opening credits sequence ever.

I'd agree with that, perfect track to go with it as well.

angelfish
08-02-2009, 09:10 PM
I've watched ORPHAN twice, pretty good timewaster.