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by Sammy Sofa
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 18229
Views: 527803

Re: Politics & Current Events

Sulley, I think we've found your soulmate.
by Sammy Sofa
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 18229
Views: 527803

Re: Politics & Current Events

https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/ohio-supreme-court-justice-bill-oneill-wants-you-to-kno-1820552243 The last time we saw Ohio Supreme Court Justice and prolific Facebook user Bill O’Neill around these parts, he was taking the “draft dodging millionaires” of the Cleveland Browns to task for kneeling...
by Sammy Sofa
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 866
Views: 25320

Re: Food Monstrosities

I honestly had no clue that the Cheesecake Factory serves food other than dessert-type stuff. Huh. The menu is basically War & Peace. A million options, and ludicrously large portion sizes. The first time I went to one was about 20 years ago. My wife and I went on a date to the location that's ...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 866
Views: 25320

Re: Food Monstrosities

I honestly had no clue that the Cheesecake Factory serves food other than dessert-type stuff. Huh.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a badge did this time...
Replies: 371
Views: 13253

Re: Guess what an idiot with a badge did this time...

This is infuriating:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017 ... muslim-cop

Bobby Hadid joined the N.Y.P.D. after 9/11, to protect his new country. But when he questioned the force’s tactics, his life began to erode.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 1353
Views: 47223

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:"nobody's going to horsefeathers with me"

* accidentally shoots himself *


A Yeti's Story
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel



Boy, what a dynamic duo to be tackling that.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

OleMissCub wrote:I guess I’ll have to agree with you about IB being a WWII movie because if someone asked me to name a Mexican-American War movie, I’d have to shrug and say “Ravenous, I guess.”


WW2 is essential to IB; it can't exist without it. The latter is incidental window-dressing to Ravenous.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Between Ravenous, The Proposition and Brimstone, I'm genuinely surprised Guy Pearce didn't also somehow manage to end up in Bone Tomahawk.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 866
Views: 25320

Re: Food Monstrosities

Long time.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 866
Views: 25320

Re: Food Monstrosities

Speaking of food factories...does the Spaghetti Factory still exist?
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Banedon wrote:dammit, I have other things to watch this weekend...I don't wanna watch IB again but you're gonna make me...


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by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

They're both great, IMO, but IB manages to have 3 of some of the greatest scenes of all time in any movie, so I gotta give it the edge. I mean, the bar scene alone beats maybe a good 90% of any other movie ever in their entirety. First scene, bar scene, and... https://youtu.be/09nHj9Qd6k0 And, as a...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

jersey cubs fan wrote:speaking of war movies have you seen the latest on Top Gun 2?

Spoiler: show


AMERICA HAS BEEN MADE GREAT AGAIN.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

They're both great, IMO, but IB manages to have 3 of some of the greatest scenes of all time in any movie, so I gotta give it the edge. I mean, the bar scene alone beats maybe a good 90% of any other movie ever in their entirety.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Well, no, because Inglourious Basterds exists (yes, it's still a WW2 movie) and is better than both of those, but I can also only think of, like, 3 other American WW2 movies in that timeframe besides the ones already mentioned. Inglorious Basterds isn't really a WWII movie in the traditional sense....
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

Well, no, because Inglourious Basterds exists (yes, it's still a WW2 movie) and is better than both of those, but I can also only think of, like, 3 other American WW2 movies in that timeframe besides the ones already mentioned.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

I'll bet he really wishes he could go back and remake The Man Without a Face so that it's all about that dude's face getting WRECKED.
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

I've seen every other film the guy has made; his bag of tricks is old hat, and all of the talk of the film makes it very clear he just goes back to the exact same wells. There's a common through-line in most of the reviews that conflates enduring a brutal prestige film as somehow relative to its qua...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 18229
Views: 527803

Re: Politics & Current Events

i mentioned before that i picked up nixonland and it's fantastic. reading about the 1968 democratic national convention made me want to dig deeper into richard j. daley's life and history. any good books about him and/or his son? https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51zwaVa68wL._SX323_B...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

I was thinking more in the grand scheme of things. Gibson made one of the most profitable films of the aughts, was an Academy Award winner and big box office draw and we all know how Hollywood loves a good comeback story (INB4 Parks and Rec reference). Combine that with someone probably greasing so...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

I'm not even that big a Nolan fan, but I loved Dunkirk , and it's an added bonus that it kinda sticks all up in the face of a dumb dildo like Gibson as to how you can make a genuinely great and affecting and damned heroic war film without jerking off over the idea of a screen soaked in viscera and ...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

I'm not even that big a Nolan fan, but I loved Dunkirk , and it's an added bonus that it kinda sticks all up in the face of a dumb dildo like Gibson as to how you can make a genuinely great and affecting and damned heroic war film without jerking off over the idea of a screen soaked in viscera and l...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 2327
Views: 77918

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

For Gibson, I suppose since his scandals were strictly verbal (yelling at Cops, vile phone calls with his wife) his situation for Hollywood was a "Time heals all wounds" scenario. As horsefeathers as that is, I have to assume that's why he's back. That's the part I can't wrap my head arou...
by Sammy Sofa
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 18229
Views: 527803

Re: Politics & Current Events

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