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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 4:40 pm    Post subject: Just watched ... Reply with quote

... 'The Blues Brothers'. Why did I leave it so long? First saw this mumble 24 mumble years ago - loved it then, loved it all over again a couple of days ago. Go on, spoil yourselves! Indulge in a fun film - it's available for only a fiver on DVD these days and as an added bonus, you get to singalong to Cab Calloway's brilliant 'Minnie the Moocher', John Lee Hooker, Aretha's 'Think', Ray Charles, James Brown and a whole heap more great tunes ... you get the picture? Sheer heaven!
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2005 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Elwood: It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, a half a pack of cigarattes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses.

Jake: Hit it.



Dunno where my copy has gone - only had it on VHS, must get the DVD sometime.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's strange. I had it on VHS too and it vanished. Maybe it's a scam - maybe all the VHS copies were programmed to self destruct when the DVD came out so we'd have to spend our money on it all over again. -.-
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm lucky. My own copy I taped many a moon ago off Sky Movies Gold (when such a channel existed), and it survives to this day Very Happy

There's always a way around their money grabbing ploys (realise I've never typed the word 'ploys' before - that look right to anyone else?)!
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hehe, looks fine.

I hate how sometimes you type/write/read a word lots and then it starts looking foreign and strange and you get completely confused whether you're spelling it properly or not or even if you have the right word..

Anyone else get that? Or am I mad?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WelshPixie wrote:
Anyone else get that? Or am I mad?

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No, believe me, you're really really not!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 5:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That happens to me too. I have to look it up in the dictionary to reassure myself. Yesterday it was upholstery. (Just had to do it again!)
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I open up Word and look for that squiggly red line (who'd have thought it would recognise 'squiggly')
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

By the time I get Word to open on this computer, (a new development that is driving me crackers) I could run downstairs, get the dictionary, look the word up, wash the cup up, make the tea, drink it with a couple of digestives, ring my sister and still have to sit here and wait.
Anyone know where I can get a cheap laptop? I could sit in the kitchen all day then!
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, I'm not alone then. That's good. ;o)

I'm pondering selling my laptop for a few hundred. I'm not sure if I can part with it yet though - need to find a job first and save enough money to buy an apple mac powerbook so I can sell this and get the apple right away.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 6:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Watched the aviator and what a top film that is. Well worth a watch (probly a seiko) and Di Caprio puts in a stirling performance.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2005 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hotel Rwanda - Gripping. Enlightening. Moving. Alarming.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2005 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Coach Carter - great and enjoyable film, but occasionally plays out like Boyz n' the Hood meets the Mighty Ducks
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2005 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bought the soundrack to Boys n the Hood for one song called Spirit by Force One Network. I bought the import first and it wasnt the same version. Still play it in the car.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The importance of being Ernest - yep, of course, Colin's starring, but that's no excuse not to watch it! I saw this on the big screen a while back and loved it. Yes it's twee, but that's it's beauty. It's cleverly and humorously written and I must admit the scripting and especially Dame Judi Dench's delivery, claimed more of my attention than Colin did and that's quite an achievement! Shocked
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