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hmm, decisions decisions.
I've made my choice, but which one will you be watching?
the one from hot fuzz? is it any good?
keanu just can't take the shot.
I think it's good. I haven't seen it for 10+ years. It was good when i was 14.
I would avoid both !
Thankfully I don't have to make that choice...
we've all seen you post choices between two worse films than that on here before!
with David Tennant! Obv...
we forgot about that.
it dealt with loads of different different issues involved with brain injuries in a realistic way. some of the secondary characters were a bit 2D but otherwise anyone involved in that should be proud.
and I saw some naked bottoms, so that makes it better than most programmes these days.
my whole life i've been living under the illusion that Point Break stars Nick Nolte, but it's Gary Bloody Busey.
My life has been one big lie.
Nick Nolte is a poor man's Gary Busey.
You are a poor man.
Gary Busey is the person the studios go to when Nick Nolte is busy.
Um... there was a question?
i've never seen it, but it's got Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze surfing!
chances of it being repeated in the next year are slimmer than that of Bridgit (as they call her). The sequel is crap, Edge Of Reason. Where is Zellweger's accent from? Home counties?
where she lives in london? it looks like lower manhattan or something.
Actually that hoo-harr about Notting Hill was pretty funny. No black characters in a film about upper-middle class white people SHOCKER!
Anyway, why not just attack it for being generally fairly rubbish? Meh.
the criticism was more aimed at the scenes where Hugh is out in the streets of Notting Hill, where there were dozens and dozens of extras milling about around him and very few of them were darkies.
I was being somewhat facetious. The fact is that it wasn't a particularly good movie but watching it I really thought that was a lame criticism. The issues of anti-Welsh characterisation are far worse and more worthwhile.
like, notting hill isn't a predominantly black area AT ALL.
I've never walked around the Notting Hill Arts Club area (which is basically the rich middle class bit the film was mostly about) and thought it was either particularly 'black' or 'white'.
Similarly, I actually watched Notting Hill looking out for this pro-white no-blacks agenda and it wasn't there.
I'd certainly have said Holloway is a far more 'black' area than Notting Hill ever really seems.
it's certainly changed in the last 15 years, i'd always understood notting hill to be a central area to london's afro-carribbean community - hence the carnivale starting there and STUFF.
but it's actually a fairly large area and (from what I remember) it's generally pockets of ethnicities around there.
I don't actually know the figures: I'm just saying that I don't get a sense in that section of Notting Hill of it being particularly non-white at all. If I get out at Brixton tube I notice it not being a particularly 'white' area, but then you can go down into the 'posh' part of Brixton and it becomes fairly 'white' again.
so I guess it's a question of whether you thought it was 'whitewashed'? As I say, I watched it specifically looking out for that and it didn't seem that way to me.
There are clearly non-white people wandering around in the background, but unsurprisingly the people he knows and socialises with are all white.
If you wandered around Holloway you'd see probably an even split of black and white people around there (maybe there'd even be more black people); if you did (um?) a film about my mum living there you'd basically have a film about a lot of white people in Holloway.
you two have to get divorced first?
It's not a bad accent really. It doesn't suit the character from the book but they deliberately made her less 'chavvy' (for want of a better word) for the film, from what I remember.
i love colin firth SO MUCH
i just wanna squeeze him!!!!
apparently, nor is hugh grant
he's all sexy and smouldering but sweet and awww at the same time, and kinda stern but sweet and and and and and OH MR DARCY!!
Point Break is brilliant, but, as was pointed out to me last night, it is extraordinarily gay - perhaps even gayer than Top Gun
pub in Winchester sometimes. My English lecturer was friends with his dad.
one day colin. one day.
i was on Film Four, didn't want to start anything I'd want to finish before MOTD2. Poor grasp on the concept of Dorian Gray, well done.
"You gotta go down Bodhi!". I've got it on DVD.
I didn't watch anything last night, except the megafatman who i have actually seen before
but all the characters were so repulsive it drove me to read a graphic novel about a suicidal, unkillable 400 year old junkie with a tendancy for extreme violence because he was actually nicer.
i ever watched
i love programmes with geordies. reminds me of the fatherland....
why do they always involve the north?
he probably has.
*excludes entire family
ehat happens after they do the final robbery, with keanu? i went to bed when he says, "we never go in the vault!"
me = idiot
with the good guy played by the slightly-confused looking one, and not smarmy old hugh grant.
he's just trying to look "hard".
her surname is "jones", not "darling". this is why hugh grand calls her "jones" in the film.
on form today
also, a million single "career driven" women sigh in relief that, yes, the film confirms that one day they'll meet their "mr right" and move to a nice 3 bed semi in st albans.
i spent every other saturday there as a kid, with my mum at the market.
you can't reclaim your working class cred that easily.
you were a posho.
with one of them getting killed by an off duty cop. the cop also gets killed before the gang make their getaway. Upon leaving, Brody knocks Johnny Utah out.
Utah is arrested and is allowed to 'take Utah in', but on the way Utah convinces Pappas to go after the Presidents. They catch up with them at the airport, where Pappas and another President get killed. Utah gets on the plane with Brody...brody jumps out with a parachute...Utah follows him without a parachute (the crazy fool) and grabs hold of Brody midair.
After lots of macho shouting, Utah opens the parachute and they land safely, although Utah breaks his kness again. Then Tyler turns up with her captor...Brody makes his escape while Utah and Tyler hug it out.
a year later. Utah catches up with Brody at the 50 year storm. Instead of arresting him, he allows him to surf the killer wave, knowing that he will not be coming back alive.
"Pappas is allowed to 'take Utah in'"
my hero. i forgot the mid-air fight! amazing
where Bridget realises that the slightly-confused looking one is better than the smarmy-looking one and a million single "career-driven" women breathe a sigh of relief.
you need to read between the lines, dude.