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Old 04-13-12, 01:08
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Parts of Empire of the Sun are just astounding. And other parts...not much so.

The Prometheus trailer looks too clean to me, too slick. The Alien universe I remember was incredibly inhospitable, just gritty, nasty, desolate. Not just the planet, even the Nostromo was like this.

This new movie looks more like Avatar.
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Old 04-13-12, 05:03
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From Luc Besson's Nikita :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWtrSx__Lf0
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Old 04-14-12, 15:37
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"Crying," by Roy Orbison, with k.d. lang.

I know it's not technically cinema, but it is filmed wonderfully in B+W. The tune is stunningly human, the lyrics movingly simple and the two performances ... perfect. Their voices seem almost to blend together, overlap and become the same at times. Roy plays an understated guitar and k.d.'s body "lang"-uage adds her own sense of grief to this nugget of gold, one of the best duets in pop music, imho:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-EiKPrAOHA


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Old 04-14-12, 15:48
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"Bond. James Bond." "Casino Royale."

Sean Connery is replaced with Daniel Craig.

"Vodka martini, shaken not stirred" is replaced with this, a Vesper martini (pardon the cut to Bond's comment on the drink):


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc7n7yyXWsU


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Old 04-15-12, 02:25
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Couldn't find my favorite clip: The scene in Lawrence of Arabia when Lawrence gets to the Suez Canal. First time I saw it, it blew me away.
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Old 04-15-12, 04:15
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJkHm...eature=related

Slap shot Hanson Bros Debut
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Old 04-15-12, 05:02
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"Slap Shot" - hahahahahahahahahahahaahahaaaaa! Fine film and those Hanson Brothers .... Hard to believe it's 35 years old. Thanks.
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Old 04-16-12, 16:54
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"Children of Men" - no one is being born. There are no pregnancies, no children. For 18 years! But here, in a firefight, in a decayed, battle-ridden building, a child is born. The sound of the child's cries brings a strange calm over civilians, soldiers ... and a temporary cease-fire ensues. Very temporary. Almost religious:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBzWTIexszQ


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Old 04-17-12, 14:30
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Comic interlude:

Conan? The Barbarian?? Haha, yes. This quote by the bad acting Schwarzenegger is hilarious. Yikes, he was a US governor, go figure:


"What is best in life?"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PQ6335puOc


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Old 04-17-12, 14:36
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One more funny short form "The Protector," staring Tony Jaa, an expert in Muay Thai and a super athlete. Here he kicks a knife from a hand and then kicks out an overhead street light. Wow!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_qmpMSxSFg


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