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 Posted:   Nov 21, 2012 - 1:50 PM   
 By:   quiller007   (Member)

Seemingly endless scenes of people eating each other's used underwear -
particularly in family/animal movies - is getting really old, fast.

Den



say what?



Gotcha! Just checking to see if anyone was still awake and paying attention. big grin

Den

 
 Posted:   Nov 21, 2012 - 8:56 PM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

...someone catches on fire, and instead of doing the sensible thing to stop, drop and roll, they just run around in circles, flailing their arms uselessly around, until they burn to a crisp? No one ever has the slightest bit of sense when it comes to basic fire safety that's drilled into most kids' heads from kindergarten on.

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 21, 2012 - 9:31 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

People don't exactly think clearly when in a panic.

Besides, I don't think Stop Drop & Roll will do much for a full body burn. big grin

 
 Posted:   Nov 22, 2012 - 7:41 AM   
 By:   Michael Scorefan   (Member)

a prize to someone who can give an example of the above
(i know it has happened. i just know it!)
b


Something like what you described happened twice in the remake of 3:10 to Yuma. Spoilers, obviously for anyone who hasn't seen the film. (Great film by the way.)

When the party is ready to leave the farm with Wade as their prisoner. Dan tells his son William to stay at the farm, which William of course doesn't do. Later on Wade kills two of the men escorting him to Contention, and almost escapes, only to stopped by the surprise arrival of William who suddenly appears pointing a gun at Wade. Later on after they are hiding out in the hotel, Dan tells William to stay at the hotel with the railroad guy while Dan takes Wade to the station. Dan and Wade are later cornered by Wade's gang, and are not able to make it to the train station. Once again, William suddenly appears, and lets a bunch of cattle out of their confinement, which provides the necessary distraction allowing Dan and Wade to make it to the train station.

 
 Posted:   Nov 24, 2012 - 1:13 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

well, you already got a prize at the FSm party!
smile
bruce

 
 Posted:   Nov 24, 2012 - 1:14 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

see if you can guess this one:

a guy sneaks into a stranger's apartment. the phone rings. he picks it up....


discuss
bruce

 
 
 Posted:   Nov 25, 2012 - 6:04 AM   
 By:   CinemaScope   (Member)

see if you can guess this one:

a guy sneaks into a stranger's apartment. the phone rings. he picks it up....


discuss
bruce


Is that the same guy who finds a dead body in the apartment, see's a knife/gun lying about &...picks it up! And of course someone walks in just then & see's him with it. And people are still leaving their daps all over the show, it's like the police don't dust for prints anymore!

 
 Posted:   Nov 25, 2012 - 2:19 PM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

Don't forget the old chestnut where if you knock on a door and it swings open on the first knock, it's 100% guaranteed that there's a dead body somewere inside the house/apartment.

 
 Posted:   Nov 25, 2012 - 3:32 PM   
 By:   Adam B.   (Member)

The headbutt thing bugs the HELL out of me. The person delivering the headbutt won't even wince, while the recipient will always either be knocked unconscious, or else badly incapacitated. Just once, I'd like to see a movie with a headbutt where both participants are left holding their heads and groaning in pain. big grin



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



Kirk does the goofiest self defense move I've ever seen. He does a headbutt...with his butt!


 
 
 Posted:   Nov 25, 2012 - 4:05 PM   
 By:   quiller007   (Member)




Kirk does the goofiest self defense move I've ever seen. He does a headbutt...with his butt!





You see? People trying eat someone else's used underwear!
In this case, it's Kirk's underwear. smile

Den

 
 Posted:   Nov 26, 2012 - 5:39 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

see if you can guess this one:

a guy sneaks into a stranger's apartment. the phone rings. he picks it up....


discuss
bruce


Is that the same guy who finds a dead body in the apartment, see's a knife/gun lying about &...picks it up! And of course someone walks in just then & see's him with it. And people are still leaving their daps all over the show, it's like the police don't dust for prints anymore!


that too!
but, i was referring to the person on the other end who doesn't bother to say "hello. is that you ______?" Assuming its the person she wants to talk to , she proceeds to unload a wealth of secret, important info over the phone!!!

 
 Posted:   Nov 26, 2012 - 6:45 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Digital flock of birds! Every time I see a flock of birds off in the distance I think to myself, "There we go again with the digital flock of birds!" Every Sci Fi or fantasy film has them. Star Wars, Lord Of The Rings, King Kong, even The Borgias!

 
 Posted:   Jan 3, 2013 - 10:14 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

The hero disguises himself in a military officer uniform to sneak on to an Army base.
He is stopped and asked for proper i.d.
Of course, he doesn't have any so he starts to berate the soldier , whom is of a lower rank.
He usually says something like "Would you like me to tell your superiors that you wouldn't let me pass"
implying the soldier will get in big trouble.
So, of course he lets the imposter onto the facility!!!!
bruce

 
 Posted:   Jan 3, 2013 - 10:17 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

this one was first used in DIRTY HARRY and i just saw an ep of REVOLUTION/ with the same trope.

The hero/VILLIAN is embittered because his wife and/ or child was killed by a drunk driver

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 3, 2013 - 10:22 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

They seen to use the four letter word much more then in real life.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 3, 2013 - 11:01 PM   
 By:   Nicholas_DW   (Member)



I've always loved this. I laugh hysterically at the fight scene every time I see that episode. Between that ludicrous maneuver and the Andorian's inability to get his vest to cooperate it's a laugh riot. I guess they didn't have time to do another take where wardrobe wasn't so damn obviously distracting to the actor. And Kirk never heard of the fact that, when it's life and death, it's perfectly acceptable to kick a man's face in when he's down... even if it's blue.

 
 Posted:   Jan 4, 2013 - 7:18 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Every scene has a lame ass joke. I see it in the previews for "Oz The Great and Powerful". Though this has been going on for decades now.

 
 Posted:   Jan 4, 2013 - 1:08 PM   
 By:   jackfu   (Member)

Sorry if it's already been done, but when a non-southerner fakes a southern accent. They almost never get it right and it usually sounds stupid and insulting. Hari Rhodes' character from Sharky's Machine had some good advice for Burt Reynolds' "Sharky" about faking an accent. smile

 
 Posted:   Jan 4, 2013 - 3:12 PM   
 By:   Buscemi   (Member)

Sorry if it's already been done, but when a non-southerner fakes a southern accent. They almost never get it right and it usually sounds stupid and insulting. Hari Rhodes' character from Sharky's Machine had some good advice for Burt Reynolds' "Sharky" about faking an accent. smile

Then you will not like Beautiful Creatures. Just about everyone (not named Jeremy Irons, who doesn't attempt one) has an awful Southern accent that could make your ears bleed. Other than that, the film looks like a complete ripoff of the first Twilight.

 
 Posted:   Jan 4, 2013 - 6:39 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

actually, i seem to be the only one on this board who doesn't obsess over 'authentic' accents.
it just aint that impotent to me, pardner!
brm

 
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