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 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 12:31 PM   
 By:   quiller007   (Member)

Jack, a proper headbutt involves the strong convex of bone at the front of your head and the squishy cartilage of the other guy's nose. You don't have to exert so much force that you knock out the other guy, just enough to inflict pain, blurring of vision (through immediate eye-watering) and disengagement from the struggle. Accuracy of the headbutt is much more important than force. Done properly, it doesn't actually do the butter remotely as much damage as it would the buttee.

TG



You've done a lot of this, have you? wink

Den




Only when people have opinions on something when they haven't even seen it... smile

TG


I KNEW you were going to say that! big grin

Den

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 12:33 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

...a group of men is about to go off on some adventure/mission/quest, and a young boy or teenager asks to come along, gets rebuffed, and shows up later following the group, usually eliciting the line "I thought I told you to stay at home!" roll eyes You KNOW the kid is going to show up later, so why the pretense? See 10,000 BC, the remakes of King Kong and 3:10 To Yuma, ect.

See: REVOLUTION (tv show)

ahahahahaha!!!

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 12:38 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

Oh yes, in a proper movie, even the most ingenious minds typically take their wife's or children's name for their password. Basically the password can be guessed best by trying out all the options EVERYONE is ALWAYS told to avoid. .

this was first used - brilliantly- in WARGAMES.
You would think they learned their lesson after a high school student guessed the password!
brm

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 12:40 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

now i know why Britain censors head buts from films; they are afraid mindless viewers will copy it!
bruce

ps this is true!

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 1:46 PM   
 By:   CinemaScope   (Member)

Oh yes, in a proper movie, even the most ingenious minds typically take their wife's or children's name for their password. Basically the password can be guessed best by trying out all the options EVERYONE is ALWAYS told to avoid. .

this was first used - brilliantly- in WARGAMES.
You would think they learned their lesson after a high school student guessed the password!
brm


Ha, yep. Apparently the world & his wife were hacking the Pentagon computers just by typing, password whenever they were faced with a password entry, as no one had bothered to set a new password, I think my account with Amazon was better protected. You couldn't make it up.

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 2:30 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Might have been mentioned already.

When the cocky young hero accidentally bumps into his soon to be girlfriend (usually within the first 10 minutes of the story) and he finds out (usually five minutes later) she has a position of authority over him.


I JUST SAW THIS AGAIN RECENTLY BUT THANKFULLY FORGET WHERE!

LOL!


I just saw it in "Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome". This board really needs a rolls eyes smiley!

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 2:31 PM   
 By:   neotrinity   (Member)

roll eyes BEFORE YOU'VE EVEN GOTTEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THE FLAMIN' FILM, smart-asses gettin' their rocks off by blowing virtually every damn key event in it so there's pretty much nothing left for you to discover on your ownroll eyes.

If there's a Dante's hell, a VER-ry Vesuvius spot is already reserved for those specialzing in this inconsiderate, self-absorbed, juvenile nitwit nonsense.

Thanks, guys. Can't wait to see how YOU feel when someone does the same krap to you one day. Payback's not only a bitch, but quite a bastard. And it couldn't have happened to more deserving critters.
mad

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 2:49 PM   
 By:   CinemaScope   (Member)

roll eyes BEFORE YOU'VE EVEN GOTTEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THE FLAMIN' FILM, smart-asses gettin' their rocks off by blowing virtually every damn key event in it so there's pretty much nothing left for you to discover on your ownroll eyes.

If there's a Dante's hell, a VER-ry Vesuvius spot is already reserved for those specialzing in this inconsiderate, self-absorbed, juvenile nitwit nonsense.

Thanks, guys. Can't wait to see how YOU feel when someone does the same krap to you one day. Payback's not only a bitch, but quite a bastard. And it couldn't have happened to more deserving critters.
mad

Easy there big fella. If I want to see a film, I blank everything about it. I don't hear any reviews, don't read anything about it online (not easy) & esp. don't see the trailer. Just think, I saw Planet Of The Apes in 1968, & didn't know the twist ending 'till it came up. I managed to do that with, The Cabin In The Woods & really enjoyed the movie.

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 3:08 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

The bad guy is about to shoot/whack the good guy... but then gets shot/whacked out of frame by an out-of-view "friend of good guy" who has crept up from behind with microseconds to spare.

The only time that bugs me is when the shooter is directly behind, and the bullet doesn't go through the bad guy and hit the very person they were trying to protect. Haha!!

I just saw it in "Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome". This board really needs a rolls eyes smiley!

You mean like this?

roll eyes

big grin

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 3:12 PM   
 By:   neotrinity   (Member)

No, it's not about 'calming down', Cin, and we usually follow precisely the same program you recommend.

Try doing that around HERE and it's practically goldang impossible.

That's the target we were aiming at - and we retract not one sincere syllable about it.

You're welcome. smile

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 3:18 PM   
 By:   neotrinity   (Member)



ALTHO ... re the "Apes" ending, Cyn Pally ...

You were a lot more fortunate than wee were coming to see it at the same time
in a Philly downtown first-run.

Wee walked in on the flick at THE PRECISE MOMENT the twist appeared. frown

frown frown

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 3:57 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

The bad guy is about to shoot/whack the good guy... but then gets shot/whacked out of frame by an out-of-view "friend of good guy" who has crept up from behind with microseconds to spare.

The only time that bugs me is when the shooter is directly behind, and the bullet doesn't go through the bad guy and hit the very person they were trying to protect. Haha!!

I just saw it in "Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome". This board really needs a rolls eyes smiley!

You mean like this?

roll eyes

big grin


Yep! For some reason I don't remember this board having one of those! confused

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 4:07 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

If you click on the "Smilies Legend" to the left of the message field, you'll see the appropriate code to type in order to use it, and the others. smile

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 6:39 PM   
 By:   Nicholas_DW   (Member)

In every kids/family film:

(1) Farting jokes- (Gone to the next level with the family pet farting)
(2) Burping jokes (Gone to the next level with the family pet burping)
(3) Food fights/Food in the face
(4) Something gross/sticky/wet poured over the head/hair
(5) Dog Peeing on the antagonist
(6) Antagonist stepping in dog poo/Getting flung into a giant pile of dung
(7) A crowd of kids laughing at someone being humiliated
(8) A bratty sister or brother
(9) A side kick that's dumber than the lead
(10) A side kick that's smarter than the lead
(11) A really attractive girl that just can't get a date
(12) Retarded parents
(13) The "other" (usually the nerdy friend of the opposite sex) secretly in love with the lead, whom is secretly in love with someone else
(14) The lead whom is a smart ass and shallow
(15) The kid who is smarter than the brainiest scientist
(16) Someone gets shaved bald/Toupee flown off


You should check out A Series of Unfortunate Events. My sister begged me to watch it with her. I grudgingly obliged and was shocked by how well-made it was. It's not a family film that caters to children. Sure, there are jokes that kids undoubtedly enjoy more than adults, but it deals with death in a grown-up manner, not dumbing it down or sugar coating it. And, beyond that, the child actors in it don't seem like child actors. They're actors who just happen to be children. It was the first time I'd seen Emily Browning. I couldn't believe what a terrific job she did.

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 7:46 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)


You should check out A Series of Unfortunate Events. My sister begged me to watch it with her. I grudgingly obliged and was shocked by how well-made it was. It's not a family film that caters to children. Sure, there are jokes that kids undoubtedly enjoy more than adults, but it deals with death in a grown-up manner, not dumbing it down or sugar coating it. And, beyond that, the child actors in it don't seem like child actors. They're actors who just happen to be children. It was the first time I'd seen Emily Browning. I couldn't believe what a terrific job she did.


I did see parts of it channel surfing one night, and liked what I saw. Especially Browning. I'll watch the entire film next time its broadcast.

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 8:08 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

I didn't care for Unfortunate Events, but Emily Browning was a real delight and the visuals were impressive.

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 8:12 PM   
 By:   Buscemi   (Member)

Too bad Browning blew any sort of momentum from that film when she made Sucker Punch.

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 8:19 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Too bad Browning blew any sort of momentum from that film when she made Sucker Punch.

Ive been so tempted to see Sucker Punch for Browning alone. But that film gets such disdain Ive so far avoided it.

 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 9:19 PM   
 By:   Buscemi   (Member)

You aren't missing anything. It's nothing more than a high-budget attempt at doing David Lynch but without any of the flair or artistic value.

Also, it seems to establish Zach Snyder as nothing more than an overgrown 12 year-old boy with lecherous tendencies.

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 19, 2012 - 9:40 PM   
 By:   betenoir   (Member)

. . . There's a variant on this, especially in Brit TV shows, and that's when anyone comes across some white powder, any character, from the cop down to the vicar's wife and the retired Sunday School teacher, no matter how remote and unworldly the setting is (English villages - Agatha Christie dramatisations are good for this), will dip their fingers in the powder, touch it to their tongue, and instantly say "That's cocaine!".

I've been waiting for one where some cop tastes the white powder and says "Holy shit, it's anthrax!"

 
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