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Old 04-18-2009, 07:21 AM   #91
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Wow, al-queda doesn't exist??
Damn I must be sheltered...?
Well now-most know why our Mexican/Canadian Border is not secure right?
Really?
The real reason, or at least one of many, is the continuing profit(supposed profit) that the illegal drug trade generates for our government and especially the Police.
What do you think happens to all those drugs, money, houses, cars, etc when it's seized at the Border or when they take down a big wig stateside?
Oh, of course they say it's all incinerated at the Border or whatever.

Does anyone really think it would be that hard for our country to construct a Real Border Wall that would stop all traffic???

We just spent Billions on bullsh*t!
Do you realize how many Americans would be employed in creating this Wall??

Al-Queda or whoever will get us again-why?

It boils down to simple "prison psychology", in Prison you are either a Wolf or a Sheep-
America was a Wolf until liberals in general started this world peace/we love each other BS.
Lots of countries don't/never will like us

There can be only one Alpha Male-which maybe we still are-but we are progressively giving that away to other countries.

Alot of this started when Bill Clinton both ignored Osama's attacks on us abroad and the fact that he basically gave China our Technology-
This would be akin to The Star Trek Federation giving their Warp tech to a planet that doesn't have a space program.

Remember-Wolves or Sheep-Choose...
 
Old 04-18-2009, 08:15 AM   #92
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America was a Wolf until liberals
I don't know how well you usually read posts but what goes for Crito goes for you as well. This thread is called "An advice for a good movie to watch ?" not "Here's your cue to regurgitate all your political beans". So please respect the OP's intentions and the efforts of those that contributed by keeping this thread on track offering good movies to watch. Thanks for understanding.

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Old 04-18-2009, 01:03 PM   #93
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I agree, just make a new thread, because I guarantee you if we discuss politics this will get out of hand really quickly.
 
Old 04-18-2009, 01:17 PM   #94
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All three Lord of the Rings movies (Extended editions).
 
Old 04-18-2009, 01:19 PM   #95
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Anyone has watched Shinjuku Incident? If it is for real it is so tragic.
 
Old 04-18-2009, 01:58 PM   #96
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All three Lord of the Rings movies (Extended editions).
Yeah, I too recommend this, and preferrably watch them in order within say 1 or 2 weeks, otherwise it won't make sense. To me the regular (non extended) versions make almost no sense. The extended ones make a lot more sense.
 
Old 04-18-2009, 03:40 PM   #97
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To me the regular (non extended) versions make almost no sense.
Yea so much is cut out, that there are too many plot holes, particularly in the second and third ones. One scene in the beginning of the third film confused me (it was the theatrical version of course), was when the group is outside Sarumon's tower. Nothing is really resolved between them and the former White Wizard and the viewer is left to assume that he is locked away, not very interesting at all. Whereas in the extended, there is a conversation between Sarumon and Gandalf, and Sarumon ends up getting killed by Wormtongue, then gets killed himself. Plus thats how you see how the orb gets into the possession of Gandalf. It made things a whole lot more clearer.

Plus there was more in depth information about each of the characters which I liked, especially about the White Wizard Sarumon. One of my favorite LOTR characters.

I also watched the commentary on that scene, it was quite fascinating. Christopher Lee(Sarumon) essentially knew exactly how to die in that scene, but thats because he has prior military experience, and actually KNEW what sounds to make when one is stabbed, as well as how to go limp. Though he couldn't really elaborate much, since a lot of what he knows was/is still classified. He's such a badass though!

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Instead Lee attended Wellington College where he won scholarships in classics. Lee witnessed the execution of Eugen Weidmann, the last person to be publicly executed in France, in June 1939. He volunteered to fight for the Finnish forces during the Winter War against the Soviet Union in 1939; however, as Lee admits in his autobiography, he and his fellow British volunteers were in Finland only a fortnight and kept well away from the Russian forces the whole time. He went on to serve in the Royal Air Force and intelligence services during World War II including serving as an Intelligence officer with the Long Range Desert Group. He trained in South Africa as a pilot but eyesight problems forced him to drop out. He eventually ended up in North Africa as Cipher Officer for No. 260 Squadron RAF and was with it through Sicily and Italy. Additionally, he has mentioned serving in Special Operations Executive, though all details of actions undertaken by members of the SOE are still classified. Lee retired from the RAF after the end of the War with the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

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Old 04-18-2009, 04:11 PM   #98
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
My Name is Nobody
49 Days
 
Old 04-19-2009, 12:38 AM   #99
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i saw azumi at the boston independant film festival. it won a best in show award for its catagory.
 
Old 04-20-2009, 07:09 PM   #100
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Half Baked.
 
Old 04-21-2009, 09:53 AM   #101
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I watched The Wrestler a few days ago and loved it. I can't stand wrestling, but the story isn't really about that, but more about a broken, flawed man trying to find his own worth and redemption. Mickey Rourke was excellent in this, too.

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Old 04-24-2009, 03:53 PM   #102
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I have another one. So you've probably seen Punisher and The Punisher ... and thought they were quite boring and lame. Well you're right, but they finally made a true punisher movie:

Punisher: War Zone

This is the real punisher not the other 2 wimps. Note: not for the squeamish
 
Old 04-24-2009, 04:25 PM   #103
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A good duo to pick up for the weekend:
  • A History of Violence
  • Eastern Promises

Both are Cronenberg films starring Viggo Mortensen. I'd describe both as action / drama / psych suspense. Thumbs up from me.

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Old 04-25-2009, 08:56 AM   #104
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Politics governs just about everything you see on TV and on the big screen. To believe otherwise is naive.

http://www.endgamethemovie.com/highofficial.html
 
Old 04-25-2009, 09:02 AM   #105
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Politics governs just about everything you see on TV and on the big screen. To believe otherwise is naive.

http://www.endgamethemovie.com/highofficial.html
It's true that they infuse propaganda into everything, but that movie is truly by far the most paranoid movie ever released by Alex Jones ... or perhaps anyone ever. Although remotely plausible, I need more evidence for something like that.
 
  


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