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[#] Thu Jun 01 2006 13:03:53 EDT from roue @ Dog Pound BBS II

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second rushmore. one of my favorite flicks.

[#] Thu Jun 01 2006 14:23:22 EDT from Avalondaughter @ Uncensored

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I loved Rushmore.  I do tend to really love Bill Murray movies.  I thought "Lost in Translation" was very overrated.  I find there is a trend in literature these days to try to convey a feeling/emotion/state of mind rather than tell a story.  While I think a book can get away with not being story-driven, I don't think it's really appropriate for movies.  Lost in Translation was such a movie. 

[#] Thu Jun 01 2006 15:03:00 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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I purchased Rushmore, but I have yet to watch all of it.

Bill Murry was also in these movies:

Osmosis Jones
Where The Buffalo Roam

Osmosis Jones would be a relatively newer movie, and as such movies go, it wasn't awful. It has a lot of subtle touches in it.

Where The Buffalo Roam is an older movie.. but I think it's great. He handles Hunter S. Thompson well.

[#] Fri Jun 02 2006 07:04:38 EDT from bigcalm @ Full Flavour

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Thu 01 Jun 2006 11:23:22 AM PDT from Avalondaughter@uncnsrd (Uncensored)

...While I think a book can get away with not being story-driven, I don't think it's really appropriate for movies...

You're kidding, right?

How a book expects to sell itself without a story is beyond me.  And I can think of many films where the story is the last thing on the director's mind.
I'd love to be proved wrong though ;)

[#] Fri Jun 02 2006 08:49:16 EDT from JTSilius @ Full Flavour

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Office Space special edition with flair
Kung Fu Hustle
The adventures of Milo and Otis

yes that's right, Milo and Otis. I'm feeding my inner child and it was only $5 

[#] Fri Jun 02 2006 12:03:08 EDT from LoanShark @ Uncensored

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How a book expects to sell itself without a story is beyond me. And

Finnegan's Wake? Ulysses? Hardboiled Wonderland and the End of the World? Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

all books that don't have a story that really makes sense or wouldn't fully translate into movie form. too much philosophy or too cerebral, for example...

[#] Fri Jun 02 2006 16:27:46 EDT from Avalondaughter @ Uncensored

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I don't often like books where nothing happens and it's more abotu conveying an idea or feeling, but there are some exceptions.  I just don't find that it works for movies.   Movies don't get inside your head the way books do - or at least not inside my head.

[#] Fri Jun 02 2006 15:56:02 EDT from bigcalm @ Full Flavour

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Funny that you should mention that last one. Bladerunner is my all time most enjoyable film.

[#] Fri Jun 02 2006 16:49:17 EDT from LoanShark @ Uncensored

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Blade Runner was an excellent movie, but it wasn't Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. The book was all about Mercerism.

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 01:48:49 EDT from harry @ Uncensored

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One of my all-time favorite movies was "A Boy and his Dog" where the movie WAS actually better than the book.

Quote: "I must say that she had very good taste." ;-)

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 01:42:24 EDT from JTSilius @ Full Flavour

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books are not movies ok :P

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 02:52:36 EDT from harry @ Uncensored

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And your point is ??

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 06:07:43 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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Very blunt!
And with that, Captain Obvious said to his sidekick, No Shit...

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 11:54:52 EDT from curly surmudgeon @ Dog Pound BBS II

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Harry: I liked the book "A boy and his dog" better than the movie but maybe that's my aversion to Don Johnson.

Anyone remember the original "1984" movie? Can't seem to find it anywhere and it was very good as well as representing the book. As was "On The Beach".

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 13:41:09 EDT from Kiwigirl @ Full Flavour

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Anyone seen XMen 3? I heard some great reviews on it this week... I think I would like to have all 3 on DVD.

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 16:08:10 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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I watched X Men 3 this past week with Girthta.

It's full of special effects, violence, a very thin plot, and the usual bits you'd expect. Fun, but not serious.

The violence shocked me a bit, though... it's been a while since I've seen anything violent.

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 18:15:55 EDT from harry @ Uncensored

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Disney is going to be releasing DUMBO on DVD next Tuesday the 6th. We have the VHS tape of it already but those only last so long. A DVD should last longer with proper care. Our grandkids love the Disney stuff. :-)

[#] Sat Jun 03 2006 20:20:36 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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I'd make copies of it.... DVDs are more prone to little kid damage while VHS is not going to break if it is thrown across the floor.

[#] Sun Jun 04 2006 16:47:28 EDT from TideFall @ Uncensored

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Saw the 3rd X-Men movie.

I won't spoil any of it, but the end, I was like....crap!

That is all.

[#] Sun Jun 04 2006 18:07:33 EDT from the8088er @ Uncensored

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crap in a good way or crap in a bad way?

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