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Posted 02 June 2008 - 05:25 PM

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Posted 02 June 2008 - 05:44 PM

View PostPot Odds RAC, on Monday, June 2nd, 2008, 5:06 PM, said:

Geez. Don't take it so personally - I don't like a movie you happen to love. Lebowski just didn't do it for me. Guys pissing on the floor has never been real high on my comedy scale.
but a guy having a bull semen milk mustache does? That's about the stupidest dismissal of the Big Lebowski I've ever seen, as if the movie was a bunch of dik jokes and toilet humor.
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Posted 02 June 2008 - 08:30 PM

View PostBigDMcGee, on Monday, June 2nd, 2008, 5:45 PM, said:

annie hall and Manhattan are the only movies I'd even consider in the argument by these two
Crimes And Misdemeanors, Play It Again Sam, and Hannah And Her Sisters are all great comedies as well, imo.
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Posted 02 June 2008 - 10:47 PM

View PostBigDMcGee, on Monday, June 2nd, 2008, 5:44 PM, said:

but a guy having a bull semen milk mustache does? That's about the stupidest dismissal of the Big Lebowski I've ever seen, as if the movie was a bunch of dik jokes and toilet humor.
Whatever dude. I didn't like the movie.

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 12:17 AM

View PostPot Odds RAC, on Monday, June 2nd, 2008, 10:47 PM, said:

Whatever dude. I didn't like the movie.
What do you think about the Eagles? How about the The Divinci Code?
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 02:05 AM

View PostBigDMcGee, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 12:17 AM, said:

What do you think about the Eagles? How about the The Divinci Code?
I like The Eagles. Can listen to much of their stuff. Especially lately as I've been playing a bunch of Alt Country due to the influence of my playing Partner. I can appreciate their influence on Billy Bragg, Uncle Tupelo (and of course Wilco and Sun Volt), The Jay Hawks, and others.Have neither read nor seen "The DaVinci Code"...I can appreciate Pop Mainstream culture and at the same time enjoy more "fringe" art, literature, music, etc. Sometimes I am a little stuck in time in the era in which I developed my tastes, and am certainly a child of AOR Radio and Prime Tie TV from the 70s, but haven't stopped finding new stuff that I enjoy - stuff that comes from a variety of sources, not just the asile and checkout end caps at Target.

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:55 AM

View PostPot Odds RAC, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 2:05 AM, said:

I like The Eagles. Can listen to much of their stuff. Especially lately as I've been playing a bunch of Alt Country due to the influence of my playing Partner. I can appreciate their influence on Billy Bragg, Uncle Tupelo (and of course Wilco and Sun Volt), The Jay Hawks, and others.Have neither read nor seen "The DaVinci Code"...I can appreciate Pop Mainstream culture and at the same time enjoy more "fringe" art, literature, music, etc. Sometimes I am a little stuck in time in the era in which I developed my tastes, and am certainly a child of AOR Radio and Prime Tie TV from the 70s, but haven't stopped finding new stuff that I enjoy - stuff that comes from a variety of sources, not just the asile and checkout end caps at Target.
I wasn't really trying to judge your art cred, I was just seeing if you passed or failed my litmus test. People who like the eagles and the diVinci code and dislike the big lebowski usually are poorly correlated in me liking them. The test is incomplete since you haven't read the Di Vinci code.
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 10:44 AM

View PostBigDMcGee, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 9:55 AM, said:

I wasn't really trying to judge your art cred, I was just seeing if you passed or failed my litmus test. People who like the eagles and the diVinci code and dislike the big lebowski usually are poorly correlated in me liking them. The test is incomplete since you haven't read the Di Vinci code.
I like Big Lebowski and the Da Vinci Code.....although Angels and Demons was a much much better book. Da Vinci code had an interesting plot but the writing is awful. Really Dan Brown is just a bad writer but he is fantastic at finding/researching interesting material. He makes a good airplane book.I dont like the Eagles much....though I would not yell at my cab driver if he put them on.as for the Coen Brothers....I am a sucker for greek mythology so I love O Brother Where Art Thou? the most. Fargo was....different. I think I liked it but.....those minnesota accents. I dont know they just bother me. Obviously, that is my issue not theirs. I like No Country for Old Men more as time passes. At the time I was angered by the ending but I think I appreciate more now what they were trying to do there.I enjoyed Hudsucker Proxy....Ladykillers I cannot grade fairly as I rented it off OnDemand and was so tired that I fell asleep 30 minutes in. Perhaps that means i didnt enjoy it though. Have not seen the others.....
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 04:18 PM

I just watched The Hudsucker Proxy again last night - it was way better than I remembered it. Also I have a crush on Jennifer Jason Leigh (when she was like 20), but overall just a really really funny movie. The scene where the kid hula hoops for the first time ever is among the funniest things I've ever seen in a movie.
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 05:27 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 4:18 PM, said:

I just watched The Hudsucker Proxy again last night - it was way better than I remembered it. Also I have a crush on Jennifer Jason Leigh (when she was like 20), but overall just a really really funny movie. The scene where the kid hula hoops for the first time ever is among the funniest things I've ever seen in a movie.
So true. Maybe because Hudsucker was a comedy, it didn't receive the respect that Barton Fink did at Cannes. I dunno. I think they both are excellent, and honestly I need to see Fink again, as it's been too long since I've seen it. the Coens are my favorite move making team that is still making movies right now and not far past their prime ( IE Scorsese and Spielberg.)
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Posted 03 June 2008 - 05:40 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 7:18 PM, said:

I just watched The Hudsucker Proxy again last night - it was way better than I remembered it. Also I have a crush on Jennifer Jason Leigh (when she was like 20), but overall just a really really funny movie. The scene where the kid hula hoops for the first time ever is among the funniest things I've ever seen in a movie.
My favorite part is when the manager is giving Tim Robbins is "orientation" and the scene immediately after that."A576492184, THAT IS YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER. IT WILL NOT BE REPEATED. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER TO RECEIVE YOUR PAYCHECK!!!"The then just after with "Old Man Blue" from Old School."What do we do if the mail doesn't fit in the mailbox?""I usually just throw it out. If you fold it, they'll fire 'ya."That is so amazingly funny I can't even stop laughing as I type it out. BTW, Hudsucker is in my DVD player right now. I watched it Sunday night.

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 05:45 PM

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 05:50 PM

Am I the only one who really, really likes Intolerable Cruelty? I think Clooney is hilarious in that movie. I mean, granted, being at the bottom of the Coen Brother's list is certainly doesn't mean it's a bad movie, I just want it to be clear that Intolerable Cruelty is great.

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 05:58 PM

View PostLongLiveYorke, on Monday, August 4th, 2008, 9:50 PM, said:

Am I the only one who really, really likes Intolerable Cruelty? I think Clooney is hilarious in that movie. I mean, granted, being at the bottom of the Coen Brother's list is certainly doesn't mean it's a bad movie, I just want it to be clear that Intolerable Cruelty is great.
I liked it, but didn't think it was anything special. Granted, I have only seen it once, and I can't think of one Coen movie that I haven't liked more on repeated viewings.Also, I never made a list:1. Fargo2. The Big Lebowski3. No Country For Old Men4. The Hudsucker Proxy5. Miller's Crossing6. Barton Fink7. Raising Arizona8. Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?9. The Lady Killers10. Intolerable CrueltyYet to see Blood Simple and The Man Who Wasn't There

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 07:10 PM

View PostLongLiveYorke, on Monday, August 4th, 2008, 6:50 PM, said:

Am I the only one who really, really likes Intolerable Cruelty? I think Clooney is hilarious in that movie. I mean, granted, being at the bottom of the Coen Brother's list is certainly doesn't mean it's a bad movie, I just want it to be clear that Intolerable Cruelty is great.
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Posted 04 August 2008 - 08:04 PM

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 08:28 PM

View Postbrvheart, on Friday, May 30th, 2008, 10:06 PM, said:

So at the urging of BigMcGee I bumped Barton Fink to the top of my netflix queue and I have to say I really liked it. That being said, I really don't understand how it swept the awards at Cannes. I mean, don't get me wrong, it's amazing. Were Charlie and Barton the same person? Was the hotel hell? Or was it just the floor they lived on? (666) Maybe hell was just Charlie's room and Charlie was the devil. The President of the film company was really good. All the performances were really good. But I didn't think the story was even close to as good as The Hudsucker Proxy or No Country For Old Men, and Hudsucker didn't win anything at Cannes in 1994. Sure, it was up against Pulp Fiction for the Golden Palm, but I mean... COME ON! It didn't win anything! Last year, same thing for No Country.... no wins at Cannes. What do Europeans love about Barton Fink that they didn't understand about The Hudsucker Proxy or No Country For Old Men?Does anyone else have any thoughts on Barton Fink?Here are my list of Coen Brothers movies in the order that I love them....1. No Country For Old Men2. The Hudsucker Proxy3. The Big Lebowski4. Raising Arizona5. Fargo6. Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?7. Barton Fink8. The Man Who Wasn't There9. The Lady Killers10. Intolerable CrueltyI just receiving Miller's Crossing today, and I'll be watching it for the first time tomorrow, so this list may change. I also haven't seen Blood Simple, but it's saved in my netflix queue.
Does anyone have ANY thoughts on Barton Fink... many of you put it high on your list... but NO ONE has said anything about it.....

View PostLongLiveYorke, on Monday, August 4th, 2008, 8:50 PM, said:

Am I the only one who really, really likes Intolerable Cruelty? I think Clooney is hilarious in that movie. I mean, granted, being at the bottom of the Coen Brother's list is certainly doesn't mean it's a bad movie, I just want it to be clear that Intolerable Cruelty is great.
I love all the movies the Coens have made. The bolded part is correct.Since seeing Miller's Crossing (the forest scene with John Turturro is absolutely amazing... stunning.... unbelievable)1. No Country For Old Men2. The Hudsucker Proxy3. The Big Lebowski4. Raising Arizona4.5 Miller's Crossing5. Fargo6. Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?7. Barton Fink8. The Man Who Wasn't There9. The Lady Killers10. Intolerable Cruelty

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 08:40 PM

View Postlvpro, on Sunday, June 1st, 2008, 4:41 PM, said:

Will be seeing opening day. I have to get Fargo from Netflix, I just got into watching some of the Coens stuff.
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 07:09 AM

View Posttimwakefield, on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 6:18 PM, said:

Also I have a crush on Jennifer Jason Leigh (when she was like 20)
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