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Old 10-13-2017, 03:56 PM   #1
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I don't see an appropriate thread for this story, so I'm starting one.

I think almost all the accusations being made against Harvey Weinstein are true. I have some doubts about this one though. Who reports a rape to a corporate official instead of to the police?

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Old 10-14-2017, 02:15 PM   #2
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We'll never know how many women held their noses and went along with it, to advance their careers. That ghastly old prune Hugh Hefner was still swiving beautiful young women well into his 80s, even though by then there was probably only dust flying out of his scrotum.
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Old 10-24-2017, 12:20 PM   #3
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I've never thought this show or these characters were even remotely funny.

https://www.glamour.com/story/the-bi...pisode-5-recap
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^I've had friends try to get me into Big Bang Theory, but when I watched a few episodes with one of them I found that Sheldon character so annoying that I can't stand to watch him.
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^I've had friends try to get me into Big Bang Theory, but when I watched a few episodes with one of them I found that Sheldon character so annoying that I can't stand to watch him.
As a guy said in one of the comments, I don't understand why they have a flaming gay actor playing a straight man. They should have just let the character be gay. Also, the woman with the chipmunk voice drives me up the wall. Who can stand that shit? And here's a news flash: Blossom stopped being cute a long time ago.
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As a guy said in one of the comments, I don't understand why they have a flaming gay actor playing a straight man. They should have just let the character be gay. . .
The first episodes I saw (I think before he had a regular girlfriend), I just assumed the character was gay. I didn't even know the actor was. He just seemed to be playing it that way.
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Old 10-25-2017, 03:51 PM   #7
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It's kinda hard to feel sorry for this one too. The comments are on point.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/...025217916.html
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Old 10-25-2017, 10:16 PM   #8
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This one says Harvey raped her, but, amazingly, she agreed to audition for him again. And furthermore, after the audition she agreed to meet him in another hotel room.

And to make matters worse, there's Gloria Allred sitting beside her, making sure her face gets in the camera shot.

Weinstein knew how badly these women wanted to be stars, and he knew how much they'd put up with to accomplish it. That's how he got away with it for so long.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/...194359135.html

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Old 10-27-2017, 02:24 PM   #9
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Its hard to believe an industry filled with selfish attention craving narcissists has internal problems. Never saw it coming.
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Old 11-03-2017, 06:11 PM   #10
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Before Walt Disney built Disneyland, Anaheim was just a crossroads. But then it exploded. (The same thing happened on a larger scale in Orlando when Disney build Disney World.)

For many years Anaheim did pretty much what Disney wanted it to. That changed a while back when the city approved some apartments for modest-income people near the park, which Disney opposed. The main people who were going to live there were the park's poorly paid workers, who previously had to commute a long distance.

Now this:

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Even if he didn't kill her, Robert Wagner was unworthy of Natalie Wood.

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Double post.

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Wow, he looks rough.

https://pagesix.com/2018/08/23/ben-a...-way-to-rehab/
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Being dead 33 years doesn't stop Orson Welles from releasing a new movie (today in Venice and in November on Netflix, who funded its completion).

Why Orson Welles’ The Other Side Of The Wind Took Half A Century To Make Venice Debut

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So, a friend told me about a Twitter challenge I thought was fun, which is to name your favorite movie for each letter in your name. I actually did all three parts of my name and listed my second and third favorites when letters repeated, but it's probably best to stick to first names here on the board:

Jaws
Outlaw Josey Wales, The
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan*
Highlander
Unforgiven
Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension, The

*This was the most challenging for me as I'm equally torn over The Searchers and Scarface (1983), but I don't have another S in my name.

I'm going with favorites as opposed to what I think is the best movie "objectively" with that letter.
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So, a friend told me about a Twitter challenge I thought was fun, which is to name your favorite movie for each letter in your name. I actually did all three parts of my name and listed my second and third favorites when letters repeated, but it's probably best to stick to first names here on the board:

Jaws
Outlaw Josey Wales, The
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan*
Highlander
Unforgiven
Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension, The

*This was the most challenging for me as I'm equally torn over The Searchers and Scarface (1983), but I don't have another S in my name.

I'm going with favorites as opposed to what I think is the best movie "objectively" with that letter.
Oh that's kind of cool!
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Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Rebel Without a Cause
East of Eden
Yellow Sky

It's funny I had two of James Dean's three movies listed among my four.
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^I don't think I've seen Yellow Sky. The other three are great.
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^I don't think I've seen Yellow Sky. The other three are great.
There just aren't a lot of movies that start with Y, but I'll say that at minimum Yellow Sky was very, very good. The death of screenwriter Lamar Trotti four years later at 52 was a big loss for Hollywood.
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There just aren't a lot of movies that start with Y, but I'll say that at minimum Yellow Sky was very, very good. The death of screenwriter Lamar Trotti four years later at 52 was a big loss for Hollywood.
As much of a Beatles fan as I am and would be tempted to say Yellow Submarine, if I had a "Y" to deal with, I'd probably be torn between Yojimbo and Young Frankenstein.
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Some folks online are calling for all movies about Sherlock Holmes, Robin Hood and King Arthur to be retired. I agree with that.
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Some folks online are calling for all movies about Sherlock Holmes, Robin Hood and King Arthur to be retired. I agree with that.
Ha. I could see that, though I believe it's theoretically possible in each case that there's still a good movie out there. The last Sherlock I liked was Condon's Mr. Holmes (McCellan). The last Hood I liked (not loved) was Ridley Scott's (Crowe). And the last Arthur I liked was Fuqua's that re-cast him (Owen) as a fourth-century Roman centurion. Those were 2015, 2010, and 2004 respectively, so I don't feel completely hopeless yet.
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Have you noticed that more and more new television shows are set before the 1990s or after an apocalypse?

That's because writers are finding themselves stifled when trying to write about the modern world, where everything is under video surveillance and everyone has a cell phone. Investigations now are about people entering data into computers and yelling "Aha!' when the results pop up. There's only so much you can do under that scenario, and it's already worn out.

Meanwhile, the modern world is just becoming more and more that way.
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