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Or Snatch. I quote that a lot too.
"Don't nobody go in there for 'bout 35, 45 minutes. And somebody open a window!"
"You ain't gots to lie, Craig."
I remember my wife watched that after we had been married a couple years and said to me after having watched it, "Half the things you say are from that movie."
She had class and grace. Perhaps our current leader could learn from that.
Summary: Kill unborn babies. Babies that are born belong to the state. Don't kill murderers and rapists.
There is just so much dumb in both of those clips I don't even want to bother arguing with people like that.
8th grade in 2007? Why are we commenting on this post? This kid will change their political views 19 times before they finally come to something like an informed opinion.
Misthiocracy: Apropos of nothing, have any of y'all seen the episode of Party Down where the famous science fiction writer sells the rights to have one of his books make into a movie?
It's a great bit of satire. · 2 hours ago
I never got into Party Down. Tried to, but just couldn't. Maybe I'll start with that episode and it'll whet my appetite. Do you remember the episode and season?
I thought "Wah room" was just new, cool slang... · 49 minutes ago
All the beautiful people are using it. · 40 minutes ago
I knew it!
I thought "Wah room" was just new, cool slang...
What are you talking about these are great films but did not come even close to the books. I don't know how you can debase Lord of the Rings like that. There is no way a movie could ever be better than the brilliant writing and story telling of Tolkien.
I remember reading Jurassic park and thinking I would not of liked the movie if I had read the book first.
The question was: "Name one movie based on a great book that didn't suck compared to the original story."
The movies I listed easily meet the criterion of "not sucking". · 11 minutes ago
Exactly. I swear to God, the movie better not suck. · 5 hours ago
My thoughts precisely.
If they can do anything close to the justice that was paid to LotR with Ender's Game, I'll be very happy. I must say though, I have serious doubts that they can, or will. I am not by nature the most optimistic person, but I'm going to go ahead and push those doubts very deep down and simply look forward to the release of Ender's movie adaptation with the excitement of a die hard OSC fan.
Exactly. I swear to God, the movie better not suck.
Name one movie based on a great book that didn't suck compared to the original story.
The Fellowship of the Rings.
The Shawshank Redemption.
Stand By Me.
The Passion of the Christ.
The Longest Day.
Interview With The Vampire.
Gone With The Wind.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.
A Clockwork Orange.
The Wizard of Oz.
The Secret of N.I.M.H.
The Maltese Falcon.
The Big Sleep.
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.
The Spy Who Came In From The Cold.
The Fourth Protocol.
(Of course, one can easily quibble over the definition of "great books"...) · 4 hours ago
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Unless your name is Dan Brown, no, you should not care.
Todd, you seem to be focusing only on the (extremely marginal) benefits of immigration, or at least the immigration that is currently taking place. I think mass, un-selective or "open" immigration is absolutely terrible for this country.
For one, we are supposed to be a country of laws. When we have a large portion of the population that pays no heed to those laws then we are no longer such a country. All laws need to be followed and respected. That is justice.
Two, the current immigration from Central and South America does not benefit us. These immigrants, especially the illegals, do not bring skills we really need. What they do bring, however, is increased crime rates and decreased literacy rates.
What about the overall drain on the country illegals are economically? Think of the millions if not billions of dollars in remittances sent back to Mexico or Guatemala or the Philippines. What about the use of infrastructure that illegals use but pay no taxes to maintain? (e.g. schools, roads, emergency services, police, etc.)
We are attempting national suicide by ignoring the enormous problems with mass illegal immigration from third world countries.
I think the term "shoplifter" is really offensive. Could we please call them "undocumented purchasers?" Thanks
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