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What should this month's theme be?

Guilty pleasure
5 (26.3%)
Vices
3 (15.8%)
Best of the Decade
7 (36.8%)
Re-Gift
4 (21.1%)
Other
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 19

Voting closed: April 01, 2010, 07:03:23 PM

Author Topic: April 2010 MDC  (Read 13098 times)

Bondo

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #110 on: April 06, 2010, 08:15:30 PM »
Speaking of dictation double-shots, Steven O. is planning on watching Let The Right One In in addition to my main dictation of Children of Men.

I don't him not to blink from the moment you see a ping pong ball till there is a cut.  We'll see how he does.  


I take no responsibility for any eye damage caused by such an attempt.

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #111 on: April 06, 2010, 09:47:51 PM »
My disdain in the film lies in the portrayal of McCandless.  I won't get into it, it is well documented all over the boards how I feel about Into the Wild, maybe when we get Dr. K's review I will get into it a bit more.

I'm very curious to discuss this subject more as well.  There is a spoiler thread, but if I recall it doesn't start with "i"

I could be wrong but I think its titled: Sean Penn's Into the Wild
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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #112 on: April 08, 2010, 01:39:18 AM »
Ubergeekygirl dictated this to ses593:

"Do you remember what I told you in the tunnel?"

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #113 on: April 08, 2010, 09:55:00 AM »
Ubergeekygirl dictated this to ses593:
You keeping her on a leash in the basement until you finish that special project?

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #114 on: April 08, 2010, 04:20:32 PM »
Ubergeekygirl dictated this to ses593:
You keeping her on a leash in the basement until you finish that special project?
Yep, locked in the basement but without a leash. I want her to be able to move around in the dark without tripping over the chain. Plus, she loves when I talk for her. I'm sure she would comment on this but oh, she's on 999 posts. Aww, too bad. HAR HAR HAR!

Ps. About Into the Wild. I haven't read the book yet but I'm not sure if I should anyway. A book is a book and a movie is a movie. It's a simple truth. Each medium has its specific language and tools for conveying information. There is a section of they share which (imho) shouldn't be the focus of a review. I'm not a fan of cross-media comparison and I try to avoid it whenever possible. The question is what exactly it is you are reviewing. Is it the movie or the material including all its forms of presentation?
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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #115 on: April 08, 2010, 04:27:52 PM »
I haven't read the book myself. You'll do fine without it. Sean Penn will guide you! :D

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #116 on: April 08, 2010, 04:53:53 PM »
In the Bedroom came in today. Gonna watch it back to back with American Beauty.

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #117 on: April 08, 2010, 04:55:06 PM »
In the Bedroom came in today. Gonna watch it back to back with American Beauty.

Then watch Ordinary People!

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #118 on: April 08, 2010, 05:07:15 PM »
In the Bedroom came in today. Gonna watch it back to back with American Beauty.

Eep!!

Oh, I want this to go well!

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Re: April 2010 MDC
« Reply #119 on: April 08, 2010, 05:17:48 PM »
Ubergeekygirl dictated this to ses593:
You keeping her on a leash in the basement until you finish that special project?
Yep, locked in the basement but without a leash. I want her to be able to move around in the dark without tripping over the chain. Plus, she loves when I talk for her. I'm sure she would comment on this but oh, she's on 999 posts. Aww, too bad. HAR HAR HAR!

Ps. About Into the Wild. I haven't read the book yet but I'm not sure if I should anyway. A book is a book and a movie is a movie. It's a simple truth. Each medium has its specific language and tools for conveying information. There is a section of they share which (imho) shouldn't be the focus of a review. I'm not a fan of cross-media comparison and I try to avoid it whenever possible. The question is what exactly it is you are reviewing. Is it the movie or the material including all its forms of presentation?

I think it is problem for me because with Into the Wild we are dealing with a real person and real events, and because of the subject matter too.
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