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Old 05-15-2018, 02:21 AM   #4111
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Old 05-15-2018, 02:24 AM   #4112
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i love the old 80's eddie murphy movies. they're genuinely entertaining and great. Trading Places, Coming To America.

when you watch young eddie it really dawns on you what a staggering fall from grace he's had since then. i would much rather recreationally pinprick my nutsack than watch anything post Nutty Professor from him, and even that is being kinda generous tbh.

what did the family think about it vix?

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 02:27 AM   #4113
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Fuck you haters. Eddie Murphy has no scandals!
btw. sorry about this, but -

he did knock up that Spice Girl and entirely disowned his daughter from her. a quick google shows alleged "not interested" and "doesn't care" quotes from murphy.

i don't know about "scandal" but that's a pretty shitty testament of character.

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 02:44 AM   #4114
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Oh yeah, good grief. He did, too. I forgot about that. I don't truly believe Eddie Murphy has no scandals...I think I'm just working on that as a new catch phrase. At this point I run with the assumption that anyone whose work I enjoy, is probably a total sack of shit in their private life.

Which is basically what I am, so I mean, I don't know why it continues to sadden me.

I read an article just now about how Eddie Murphy is completely done because he doesn't risk anything anymore, and just plays it safe because he's a boring rich man just doing a job. And that all sounds pretty true. I hadn't considered how much of a fall he's taken because I realise now, I actually treat Eddie Murphy of right now, as a completely separate identity to Eddie Murphy of the 1980s.

The last movie I liked him in was Bowfinger and I know I'll get shit for saying that but with all that movie has going for it, even though it fails to live up to even the smallest expectations, it is still sublime to me. Terrible in the best way. I need to watch it again, actually. And don't give me any shit about Steve Martin either. Steve Martin has no scandals.

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 03:15 AM   #4115
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Meant to say, my family enjoyed it.

Scene with the biggest impact was probably the strip bar. I had forgotten it was in there...

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 04:24 AM   #4116
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man, you made me wanna watch vintage murphy.

i think i'm gonna put on 'Cop or Coming To America tonight and go full fuzzrodd.

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:12 AM   #4117
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And don't give me any shit about Steve Martin either. Steve Martin has no scandals.
Well, there was that time he referred to Carrie Fisher as beautiful and Twitter called for his head.

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 10:09 PM   #4118
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hahaha I can't believe that actually happened.

 
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Old 05-15-2018, 11:56 PM   #4119
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Well, there was that time he referred to Carrie Fisher as beautiful and Twitter called for his head.
Wow, I had no idea about this. I must live under a rock. She really was so beautiful though. And witty and clever. It seems a fair call, though I can understand why it triggered people. He sort of presented the witty and clever thing almost as if that was secondary to her looking good....but kinda feel like he did it at his own expense...like as a young man he noticed her for her looks, and then found out she was so much more than that, and that was to his own embarrassment.

 
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Old 05-16-2018, 05:17 AM   #4120
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Wow, I had no idea about this. I must live under a rock. She really was so beautiful though. And witty and clever. It seems a fair call, though I can understand why it triggered people. He sort of presented the witty and clever thing almost as if that was secondary to her looking good....but kinda feel like he did it at his own expense...like as a young man he noticed her for her looks, and then found out she was so much more than that, and that was to his own embarrassment.
Right, and because we lack critical thinking skills in 2018 (2017 too), people needlessly heaped on him for no good reason.

 
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Old 05-20-2018, 03:00 AM   #4121
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i have three days left of unlimited uncensored wifi. what are your guyses must see films?

 
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Old 05-20-2018, 06:39 AM   #4122
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Old 05-20-2018, 08:54 AM   #4123
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i have three days left of unlimited uncensored wifi. what are your guyses must see films?
Lifeforce. Naked lady space vampire. Patrick Stewart's melting head. Do it now.

 
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Old 05-20-2018, 09:52 AM   #4124
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Old 05-20-2018, 10:19 AM   #4125
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i have three days left of unlimited uncensored wifi. what are your guyses must see films?
I suppose not overall but from recent years?

Hm, my guesses of what you will enjoy (and find online):

The Other Side of Hope - Aki Kaurismäki
A pigeon sat on a branch reflecting on existence - Roy Andersson
The Lobster - Giorgos Lanthimos



And in general, if you haven't seen it already:
No Man's Land (Ničija zemlja ?) - Danis Tanović

 
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Old 05-20-2018, 02:20 PM   #4126
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shadow of the vampire
awesome movie i have already seen.

 
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Old 05-24-2018, 11:48 PM   #4127
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I was pleasantly surprised by SOLO: A Star Wars Situation, probably because I went in with pretty low expectations. The script is a mess, the pacing is kinda off, and some of the dialogue is meagre, but it does a pretty good job of being fun to watch, and it's definitely way less of a slog than Rogue One (which i didn't mind at the time but have soured on) which is what you want out of a low-stakes outing like this.

Alden Erenreich was fine, as were Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke. Glover was great, heaps of fun to watch, but Paul Bettany stole the show despite not having as much screen time as the others. The fanservice was better textured and a bit less on-the-nose (most of the time), and the score might have been the best of the Disney SW films - John Powell has gotten closer to the spirit of OT John Williams than even Williams has lately.

If you want to look at some cool space shit and don't really need to care about the characters or the story, you could do a lot worse. I was definitely expecting a lot worse. Weak 7.

 
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Old Yesterday, 02:19 PM   #4128
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i watched the pigeon sat on the branch and reflected movie. cool. thanks pt.

 
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Took-specific recommendations:
- A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
Up your ass, Took, you complete bastard.

 
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