#51 2014-01-13 02:05:27

Looks like Matthew McConaughey, the lead in Dallas Buyers Club, is having a good year, with strong performances in The Wolf of Wall Street and HBO's True Detective, which premiered last night.

I could watch Woody Harrelson tie his shoes for a hour.

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#52 2014-01-13 13:19:54

Johnny_Rotten wrote:

Tell me the romance isn't dead down in the hollows.

I got lung cancer just watching that video.

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#53 2014-01-19 18:15:38



I guess we're watching "Slap Shot" tonight.

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#54 2014-02-02 10:06:01

I had planned to read the book but never got around to it. The PBS treatment of the subject was very interesting and has
a lot of input from the author.

The Poisoner's Handbook

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#55 2014-02-02 18:17:49

Delightful and brilliant. Thank you nfidel.

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#56 2014-02-03 12:58:40

If I couldn't put my hands on the ingredients to kill at least 100 people at least 20 different ways while standing at my garage workbench, I'm not trying very hard.

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#57 2014-02-03 13:05:09

GooberMcNutly wrote:

If I couldn't put my hands on the ingredients to kill at least 100 people at least 20 different ways while standing at my garage workbench, I'm not trying very hard.

And your inlaws didn't make the cut?

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#58 2014-02-03 16:43:36

choad wrote:

GooberMcNutly wrote:

If I couldn't put my hands on the ingredients to kill at least 100 people at least 20 different ways while standing at my garage workbench, I'm not trying very hard.

And your inlaws didn't make the cut?

They live in Central PA, so coal-smoke based cancers and icy roads are already doing a great job of pruning that side of the family tree. Only my FIL has lived past 65.

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#59 2014-02-06 00:36:42



Nebraska

Also good, especially if you're thoroughly shitfaced...

August-Osage County

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#60 2014-02-12 13:45:46

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#61 2014-03-06 12:18:06

Looks like we're watching Hot Fuzz again tonight.

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#62 2014-03-12 08:02:51

I snuck in the back door of a movie the-ater to see this and now know I watched exactly 13 and a half minutes before leaving.

Night of the Living Dead, full film, 1968

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#63 2014-03-12 12:15:26

George Orr wrote:

Hannibal Hannibal Hannibal Hannibal

http://high-street.org/uploads/18_hannibal.jpg

This is the weirdest and most fascinating TV I have ever seen in my life.  I cannot fucking wait.

Really, it must be said that if you aren't watching this and coercing everyone you know into watching it you are doing a disservice to television audiences everywhere.  The first season is available for free on Amazon Prime so catch up if you aren't up to speed.

And you'll never stop repeating, I CANNOT believe this is on NETWORK TV.

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#64 2014-03-13 02:08:35

Scotty wrote:

And you'll never stop repeating, I CANNOT believe this is on NETWORK TV.

I CANNOT believe so much of this plot and dialog dreck is CANNIBALIZED from competing dramas. I'm referring here as much to the acclaimed 'True Detective' series as this one.

Won't anyone ever get another original idea?

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#65 2014-03-14 03:54:51

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#66 2014-05-03 11:19:43

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#67 2014-05-03 13:25:09

This:


Why it didn't even register at the Awards is beyond me.

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#68 2014-05-03 14:35:31

Dmtdust wrote:

Why it didn't even register at the Awards is beyond me.

Because Hank's fictional hero sails nowhere near the self absorbed and inept coward who fabricated the story.

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#69 2014-05-03 16:59:55

Doesn't that describe just about every ship captain, everywhere?

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#70 2014-05-03 17:30:09

Baywolfe wrote:

Doesn't that describe just about every ship captain, everywhere?

Every profession has its pirates and scoundrels but here's what a local obit had to say about a great uncle of mine, lived across town from here.

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#71 2014-05-03 17:35:34

You never have to stretch the truth to tell a gripping sea story.

Need proof? Johnny Rotten turned me on to this.

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#72 2014-05-03 19:16:56

choad wrote:

Dmtdust wrote:

Why it didn't even register at the Awards is beyond me.

Because Hank's fictional hero sails nowhere near the self absorbed and inept coward who fabricated the story.

Sources?

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#73 2014-05-03 19:17:27

This?  The NY Post?  http://nypost.com/2013/10/13/crew-membe … s-heroism/

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#74 2014-05-03 20:05:33

Here's my own humble account of a Captain we celebrated last year.

John Kendrick Slept Here

The state will recognize "Captain John Kendrick Day" on October 1 and the local hysterical society is throwing a party.

John Kendrick moved to Wareham from Barnstable, MA in 1777 to outfit and take command of the Fanny, a US licensed privateer, or pirate boat boasting a crew of 100 and 18 guns. Its mission, loot British shipping.

Some of the resulting booty furnished Kendrick's Wareham home but he didn't stick around long to enjoy it, dropping from sight at war's end in 1783. Historians assume Kendrick resumed whaling and the coasting trade until October 1, 1787, when the Columbia Expedition sailed out of Boston Harbor, Kendrick commanding. He renamed the Pacific Northwest's largest river Columbia.

Kendrick's subsequent history is an unbroken record of quarrels, cheating, looting, slaughter and international ill-will until he was dispatched himself, grapeshot fragged by his own men in Honolulu (then called Fair Haven) on Dec 3, 1794. By most contemporary accounts, he had the personality of a decayed tooth.

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#75 2014-05-03 20:08:44

Dmtdust wrote:

This?  The NY Post?  http://nypost.com/2013/10/13/crew-membe … s-heroism/

That corresponds to the other accounts I've read.

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#76 2014-05-04 07:06:11

choad wrote:

You never have to stretch the truth to tell a gripping sea story.

Need proof? Johnny Rotten turned me on to this.

Thanks, Choad and Johnny.  I will read this.

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#77 2014-05-04 07:39:02

Is it just me, or does Robert Stack sound an awful lot like Johnny Carson?

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#78 2014-05-17 10:52:17

The next  7 hour-long Rockford File episodes still hold their entertainment value after 40 years.

The Rockford Files s02e07 The Real Easy Red Dog
The Rockford Files s02e09 Chicken Little Is A Little Chicken
The Rockford Files s02e11 Pastoria Prime Pick
The Rockford Files s03e07 So Help Me God
The Rockford Files s03e13 Waterbury Will Bury You
The Rockford Files s04e10 Hotel of Fear
The Rockford Files s04e21 The House on Willis Ave

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#79 2014-05-18 21:55:29

Ramen Girl Pathetic & dumb but a lot of fun; I liked it because the Japanese parts were hilarious and I'm always trying to make a good Ramen.  Melons loved it cuz it was kinda a chick flick.

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#80 2014-10-01 03:34:41

Just finished this series  BBC-The First World War. You'll probably need to register at the site to see the page, but if you like documentaries, it's well worth it.
Anyway, previously all I knew about WWI was it involved trench warfare and an arch dude. But seriously, I became interested in WWI from listening to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast, which it seems may last longer than did the war, and this series is a nice complement to it.

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#82 2014-11-27 19:06:43

Not a goddamn thing for the foreseeable future, apparently.

Torrentz.eu Domain Suspended After UK Police Request

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#83 2014-11-27 19:26:55

Tall Paul wrote:

Not a goddamn thing for the foreseeable future, apparently.

Torrentz.eu Domain Suspended After UK Police Request

Kick Ass my brother

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#85 2014-11-28 04:38:03

In Bruges- an excellent film I can't seem to talk anyone into watching.

Millers Crossing- is now on my list. When I read about it, I thought maybe I'd already watched it. I was thinking about Mean Streets though. There are some plot similarities. You mook. Old but very good film if only for the fight scene, a young Harvey Keitel and Robert De Niro.

The Beast of War- I'll watch if I can find it. If Stephen Baldwin dies that would be good.

Farewell Etaoin Shrdlu- Sounds interesting but I can't find it.

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#86 2014-11-28 07:23:15

nfidelbastard wrote:

The Beast of War- I'll watch if I can find it. If Stephen Baldwin dies that would be good.

Farewell Etaoin Shrdlu- Sounds interesting but I can't find it.

Baldwin drinks the brake fluid and tragically survives.

The link above may apply.

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#87 2014-11-29 21:19:45

nfidelbastard wrote:

Tall Paul wrote:

Not a goddamn thing for the foreseeable future, apparently.

Torrentz.eu Domain Suspended After UK Police Request

Kick Ass my brother

Amenski!

Just finished the latest season of Downton Abbey. Suck it, BBCA!

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#88 2014-12-02 03:55:35

nfidelbastard wrote:

choad wrote:

In Bruges - 2008

In Bruges- an excellent film I can't seem to talk anyone into watching.

They're inanimate fucking objects.

The first season of Showtime's The Affair is reasonably diverting.

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#89 2014-12-02 04:21:03

choad wrote:

nfidelbastard wrote:

choad wrote:

In Bruges - 2008

In Bruges- an excellent film I can't seem to talk anyone into watching.

They're inanimate fucking objects.

Yes, they are.
In Bruges has some of the better modern cursing scenes.
Cunt fucking kids

I'll check out The Affair once I finish watching the new stuff Netflix has trickling down their stream.
Maybe the following has been posted before here,  Instant  Watcher
If one has Netflix, Instant Watcher is the best way to find out what new films and TV series have been added to Netflix. Netflix sure wont tell you.
Just go to the page, in the red bar at top click on "New", and there you go. You can even filter the content by number rating or Rotton Tomatoes Fresh Pick.

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#90 2014-12-02 21:40:44

I am binge watching these on Netflix:

The IT Crowd



and...

Peep Show

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#91 2014-12-02 23:34:35

Chuck Schick wrote:

I am binge watching these on Netflix:

The IT Crowd

and...

Peep Show

My son has been trying to get me to watch The IT Crowd. I didn't know these were on Netflix.

I like the Peep Show. Have you ever watched their sketch comedy show, That Mitchell and Webb Look? It is most excellent.
I think most of it is on YouTube.



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#92 2014-12-05 14:28:01

Chuck Schick wrote:

I am binge watching these on Netflix:

The IT Crowd



and...

Peep Show

Both fantastic. Good "cultural" British comedy...

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#93 2014-12-17 23:19:47

This is a fucked up future compliments of Charlie Brooker.

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#94 2014-12-18 12:26:49

nfidelbastard wrote:

This is a fucked up future compliments of Charlie Brooker.

Thank you. I'm nibbling that one in short bites.

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#95 2014-12-19 09:08:46

Looks solid. I just read a short story with that premise...

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#96 2014-12-20 12:16:01

Good video bios are rare. This is one of them.

Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene (2013)

Posted last week to MVGroup, now apparently sucked into torrent's binary limbo.

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#97 2014-12-20 21:29:35

choad wrote:

nfidelbastard wrote:

This is a fucked up future compliments of Charlie Brooker.

Thank you. I'm nibbling that one in short bites.

Also, How TV Ruined Your Life.  Don't say it hasn't.

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#98 2014-12-21 02:08:43

square wrote:

Also, How TV Ruined Your Life.  Don't say it hasn't.

TV has not ruined my life. How's that? But who's to dismiss blissful ignorance?

I got a weird early look at the world, old enough when I first encountered television to understand how fucked up it was. Or most of it. Animated Krazy Kat blew my doors off, as it should, with any human. So did bullwinkle moose.

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I'd already consumed a double dose of Grimm German gothic, punch & judy and Peruvian radio soap operas, all of them far more reality based than any of the US's tepid dramas and hideous advertising.

http://high-street.org/sidepic/killtv.jpg

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#99 2014-12-22 05:49:25

Mvgroup is back and brought with it this delightful gem in full blighty color.

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The London Nobody Knows, narrated by James Mason. (1967)

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#100 2015-01-03 05:35:04

The following were diverting. First two were filmed in Brooklyn.

A Walk Among the Tombstones 2014
The Drop 2014
Looper 2012
Predestination 2014

tinker tailor soldier spy 1979
smileys people 1982

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