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Forum: Films 01-13-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Joe Brody
Villeneuve's Dune

Best part of Blade Runner 2049's press junket was word that Denis Villeneuve's next project would be adapting Frank Herbert's Dune.

I can go on all day about Dune but, simply put, Dune is a true...
Forum: Open Discussion 01-09-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,619
Posted By Joe Brody
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/500x/66207...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/500x/66207124/far-out-man.jpg

(Though, given the sentiment, the BL's other 'far out' line is more appropriate but this is a PG-13 site)

. . . and by 'bowl'...
Forum: Open Discussion 01-08-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,619
Posted By Joe Brody
(and btw, between me and roundshort, I lay claim...

(and btw, between me and roundshort, I lay claim to being the bigger BL fan even if roundshort is on the left coast)
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 01-06-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Joe Brody
Thanks for posting! I knew this was a loser...

Thanks for posting! I knew this was a loser thread without the maps but was at a loss for how to get them.

One observation about the maps, in the book each map has a legend with the color...
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 01-04-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Joe Brody
Cinemaps

Among the classic movies mapped out in this beautifully crafted book (https://www.amazon.com/Cinemaps-Atlas-35-Great-Movies/dp/1594749892)(subtitled: "An atlas of 35 great movies"), are the first...
Forum: Films 12-28-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,775
Posted By Joe Brody
Moedred with his finger on the pulse. . ....

Moedred with his finger on the pulse. . ....
Forum: Open Discussion 12-27-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,158
Posted By Joe Brody
Sucks to suck. First Legionnaires Disease and...

Sucks to suck. First Legionnaires Disease and now this (https://nypost.com/2017/12/27/guests-stranded-on-rides-after-disneyland-power-outage/). . . .
Forum: Films 12-25-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,388
Posted By Joe Brody
Wow. Thanks for posting -- I don't think I would...

Wow. Thanks for posting -- I don't think I would have read that otherwise (though, I don't know if I would call that a 'rant'). After reading the Scriptshadow analysis, all of the garbage in the...
Forum: Films 12-25-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Joe Brody
I really enjoyed Ragnarok as well but disagree on...

I really enjoyed Ragnarok as well but disagree on two points:

1.) I think it is too late for DC.

2.) I get where you are coming from on Civil War and your observations about 'endless meetings'...
Forum: Films 12-20-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,775
Posted By Joe Brody
Wow. What a treat. A loving homage to many...

Wow. What a treat. A loving homage to many things.

(hope you were unaffected by the fires in your neck of the woods)
Forum: Films 12-16-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,388
Posted By Joe Brody
Yup. Red hot mess -- I'll stick with Rogue One,...

Yup. Red hot mess -- I'll stick with Rogue One, thank you very much.

Tough watching Carrie Fischer -- with her bipolar disorder and other ailments/dependencies, I can't watch the film without...
Forum: Films 12-12-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,578
Posted By Joe Brody
I hear you and I respect where you're coming from...

I hear you and I respect where you're coming from -- but I'm not a Star Wars fan -- so a loyal backstory consistent with New Hope is not a priority to me, and I'm not beholden to details. . . . ....
Forum: Films 12-02-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,102
Posted By Joe Brody
Great article on the 'lonely death' phenomenon in...

Great article on the 'lonely death' phenomenon in Japan in the New York Times.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/30/world/asia/japan-lonely-deaths-the-end.html


And add Mitsubishi to Kobe for metals...
Forum: Films 12-02-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,578
Posted By Joe Brody
My wife pulled this out last night -- start with...

My wife pulled this out last night -- start with Rogue One and then TFA for the build up to Last Jedi. I figured I'd bump this thread to (a) give Rogue One kudos because I agree with the posts above...
Forum: Films 11-20-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Brody
Totally agreed. Agreed here also -- but here's...

Totally agreed.



Agreed here also -- but here's a defense for the "bigger" focus. Think back to the airport fight, I love the rapid fire different perspectives we get on Cap from different...
Forum: Films 11-19-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Brody
The first one is very good -- but not great. I...

The first one is very good -- but not great. I may too hard on it -- successfully bringing Captain America to the screen was no small task but as avid Captain America reader as kid in the '70's, I...
Forum: Films 11-19-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Brody
Well this Marvel Fan Boy is happy to see that...

Well this Marvel Fan Boy is happy to see that Justice League only did $96M in the U.S. in its first weekend. Even with the recent memory of a good Wonder Woman film (and being a big Gal Gadot fan),...
Forum: Films 11-09-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Joe Brody
Bummer -- I don't see G. Gordon Liddy listed in...

Bummer -- I don't see G. Gordon Liddy listed in the IMDB cast list. I thought some of the plumbers might make the cut based on the quick shot from the trailer of Nixon talking in the Oval Office.

I...
Forum: Films 11-05-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,102
Posted By Joe Brody
Missed this over the summer. I was poking around...

Missed this over the summer. I was poking around this section looking for a Thor Ragnarok thread to rave about what Cate Blanchett can do with a proper villain role and found this. I can live with...
Forum: Open Discussion 10-30-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,535
Posted By Joe Brody
Got Denver vs. KC on in the background, and I can...

Got Denver vs. KC on in the background, and I can only say I hope Denver isn't as bad as I think they appear to be.
Forum: Films 10-10-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,764
Posted By Joe Brody
Hilarious. I actually thought of Mr. Eastwood...

Hilarious. I actually thought of Mr. Eastwood but decided to keep it liberal.



[In my best Walter Sobchak]I did not know that.



See prior response. Honestly, knowing that now, I feel better. ...
Forum: Open Discussion 10-10-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,795
Posted By Joe Brody
Just saw that Spielberg signed a deal with Apple...

Just saw that Spielberg signed a deal with Apple to create new content.

Let the U2 jump-the-shark jokes commence.
Forum: Films 10-08-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,764
Posted By Joe Brody
Two disclaimers: (1) saw it last night at the end...

Two disclaimers: (1) saw it last night at the end of a draining day on the road at a soccer tournament, and (2) I'm not the best judge for this film since I'm partial to the original cinematic...
Forum: Open Discussion 10-03-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,158
Posted By Joe Brody
Since Disney is such a big buyer, old media...

Since Disney is such a big buyer, old media doesn't give much ink to all the drinking in Epcot, but it is kinda hard to ignore when its Alex Morgan...
Forum: Open Discussion 10-03-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,535
Posted By Joe Brody
Ugh. Sorry to hear. I hope for the best.

Ugh. Sorry to hear. I hope for the best.
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