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    Ah! An inquiring mind has been satisfied.

    Ah! An inquiring mind has been satisfied.
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    How does Hanks get a supporting role as the main...

    How does Hanks get a supporting role as the main character?
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    My pick would be: Parasite. The winner will be:...

    My pick would be: Parasite. The winner will be: The Irishman.
    Renee for actress. Phoenix for actor.
  4. Thread: RIP BuckHenry

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    https://www.npr.org/transcripts/795195864 NPR...

    https://www.npr.org/transcripts/795195864
    NPR interview.
    Re "The Graduate"
    About the test audience reaction to Dustin Hoffman;
    "The kid is weird, isn't he? It's a shame. He's so odd-looking - big...
  5. Thread: RIP BuckHenry

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    RIP BuckHenry

    One of the great screenwriters (especially comedy) of all time. "The Graduate"
    “Heaven Can Wait” (1978 “The Owl and the Pussycat” (1970), “What’s Up, Doc?” “To Die For” (1995), “The Day of the...
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    Most of my social gang has never been to college....

    Most of my social gang has never been to college. 1( a cop) is a multi millionaire, 3 were cops, 1 ran his own business and owns 6 cars and a boat, and two homes, and one is a navy vet (Chief). They...
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    I'm pretty sure I got into my Ivy League College...

    I'm pretty sure I got into my Ivy League College (Dartmouth) not because of grades in High School. I went to an English Boarding School (Public school) and they had no grades. I only had one 'A'...
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    And the beat goes on:...

    And the beat goes on:
    https://www.npr.org/2019/12/26/791112099/in-2019-the-legal-fight-over-opioids-unraveled-into-confusion-and-infighting
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    Remember: 5. You resent the torrent coming from...

    Remember:
    5. You resent the torrent coming from the 10 year old next to you at the urinal.

    I had my prostate roto rootered in August and can now cross off #5.:)
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    Saw Bombshell. Looked good but it didn't really...

    Saw Bombshell. Looked good but it didn't really dig into it's subject, and way to partisan. Next up: Little Women. New Years gift for my wife.
  11. Thread: Holiday season

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    Happy Xmas to one and all. This is our (spouse)...

    Happy Xmas to one and all. This is our (spouse) first Xmas where all our offspring are out of the country. My daughter and both gkids are in N Z. Our first Xmas was in Italy.
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    In no particular order. MANCHESTER BY THE SEA...

    In no particular order.

    MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
    A SEPARATION
    LADY BIRD
    LEVIATHAN
    SON OF SAUL
    IDA
    WINTERS BONE
    WIND RIVER
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    Sigh! Found it boooring.

    Sigh! Found it boooring.
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    Now if you go according to the critics:...

    Now if you go according to the critics:
    https://www.indiewire.com/gallery/50-best-movies-2019-critics-poll/parasite-11/
    I have seen 3 1/2 (Irishman the 1/2) and #11 and #12.:) This year maybe the...
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    No we're at 66.7%...of eligible voters....

    No we're at 66.7%...of eligible voters. Minorities tend to have larger families so a larger % of them too young to vote..yet.
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    Hmm, saw 1. Midway.

    Hmm, saw 1. Midway.
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    Most striking findings in 2019

    19 of the most striking findings in 2019 by Pew Research.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7pihPPbYIM Rome...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7pihPPbYIM Rome 800
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    I received this from a friend, who sends me stuff...

    I received this from a friend, who sends me stuff suiting his political bent but not mine, and I dutifully fact check it and respond with the correct information. This time I decided to let some...
  20. Just saw the movie. Highly recommend it, Skruggs...

    Just saw the movie. Highly recommend it, Skruggs defamation aside, as a riveting movie about the media destruction of an individual, abetted by the The FBI's self love of profiling regardless of...
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    Yes, it's that magical time of year again when...

    Yes, it's that magical time of year again when the Darwin Awards are bestowed, honouring the least evolved among us.
    Here is the glorious winner:
    1. When his .38 caliber revolver failed to...
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    You can dis JLO's acting but that's where it...

    You can dis JLO's acting but that's where it stops.:)
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    Golden Globes 2020

    https://www.goldenglobes.com/winners-nominees
    Difficult to comment as I have seen 1/4 of these. Renee Zellweger I agree with.
    I've seen "Marriage Story" and half of "Irishman." No swell of...
  24. Thread: Current movies

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    I remember i basic training in Ft Jackson South...

    I remember i basic training in Ft Jackson South Carolina and a drill instructor told us to fall out on the Roay. Since we were all from the North East we had no clue he was saying Road.
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    Thank you President Duterte.

    Thank you President Duterte.
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