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Connery was fine with hitting women, though in fairness to him apparently not as hard as you'd hit a man. Arsehole.
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Hippo wrote:
November 4th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Connery was fine with hitting women, though in fairness to him apparently not as hard as you'd hit a man. Arsehole.
That quote was from 1965, 55 years ago. I'm sure if people went through what you said over your life they would probably find some things that are now unacceptable and which you regret. I know that would definitely be the case with me.

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the spoofer wrote:
November 9th, 2020, 6:44 pm
Hippo wrote:
November 4th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Connery was fine with hitting women, though in fairness to him apparently not as hard as you'd hit a man. Arsehole.
That quote was from 1965, 55 years ago. I'm sure if people went through what you said over your life they would probably find some things that are now unacceptable and which you regret. I know that would definitely be the case with me.
Gosh that's certainly put me in my place
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the spoofer wrote:
November 9th, 2020, 6:44 pm
Hippo wrote:
November 4th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Connery was fine with hitting women, though in fairness to him apparently not as hard as you'd hit a man. Arsehole.
That quote was from 1965, 55 years ago. I'm sure if people went through what you said over your life they would probably find some things that are now unacceptable and which you regret. I know that would definitely be the case with me.
He was asked about it again in an interview in 1987 and he said he hasn't changed his opinion
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Laighin Break wrote:
November 10th, 2020, 8:56 am
the spoofer wrote:
November 9th, 2020, 6:44 pm
Hippo wrote:
November 4th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Connery was fine with hitting women, though in fairness to him apparently not as hard as you'd hit a man. Arsehole.
That quote was from 1965, 55 years ago. I'm sure if people went through what you said over your life they would probably find some things that are now unacceptable and which you regret. I know that would definitely be the case with me.
He was asked about it again in an interview in 1987 and he said he hasn't changed his opinion
He subsequently said “I don’t believe that any level of abuse of women is ever justified under any circumstances,”

He'd have been near the top of my list of people i'd loved to have gone for a pint with.

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the spoofer wrote:
November 10th, 2020, 10:44 am
Laighin Break wrote:
November 10th, 2020, 8:56 am
the spoofer wrote:
November 9th, 2020, 6:44 pm


That quote was from 1965, 55 years ago. I'm sure if people went through what you said over your life they would probably find some things that are now unacceptable and which you regret. I know that would definitely be the case with me.
He was asked about it again in an interview in 1987 and he said he hasn't changed his opinion
He subsequently said “I don’t believe that any level of abuse of women is ever justified under any circumstances,”

He'd have been near the top of my list of people i'd loved to have gone for a pint with.
His ex-wife also accused him of being abusive and knocking her unconscious (which he denied). But taking this into account, in addition to comments he made in '65 and backed up in '87 (and again in the 90s), seems like he was a scumbag.

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Anyone got any underrated movies to recommend? Here’s a few of mine

- Leap of Faith; Steve Martin as a faith healing charlatan being pursued by sheriff Liam Neeson. Also a genuine miracle seems to occur and freaks him out. When’s it gonna rain? When’s it gonna *stop*?

- The Witch; Far more recent. The story of a deeply puritan family setting up camp in the American wilderness in the 17th century, but some witch in the woods keeps harshing their buzz. It was marketed as a traditional horror but its much more subtle. Based in part on transcripts from contemporary witch trials, if people in the 1600s were to make a horror movie then this is what they’d make

- Raising Arizona; The best (sorry Fargo) and funniest (sorry Big Lebowski) Coen brothers’ film. Nic Cage and Holly Hunter cant concieve so they steal a baby from a couple who have quintuplets

- The Right Stuff; Best movie ever, so obviously I think its underrated

- Drugstore Cowboy; Matt Dillon leads a small gang of junkies ripping off chemists in the 60s. Has a cameo from William S. Borroughs

- Contact; Aliens send Jodie Foster a text. The text has a cameo from Adolf Hitler. They also provide instructions for building a spaceship to come meet them

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Twist wrote:
November 20th, 2020, 3:55 am
Anyone got any underrated movies to recommend? Here’s a few of mine

- Leap of Faith; Steve Martin as a faith healing charlatan being pursued by sheriff Liam Neeson. Also a genuine miracle seems to occur and freaks him out. When’s it gonna rain? When’s it gonna *stop*?

- The Witch; Far more recent. The story of a deeply puritan family setting up camp in the American wilderness in the 17th century, but some witch in the woods keeps harshing their buzz. It was marketed as a traditional horror but its much more subtle. Based in part on transcripts from contemporary witch trials, if people in the 1600s were to make a horror movie then this is what they’d make

- Raising Arizona; The best (sorry Fargo) and funniest (sorry Big Lebowski) Coen brothers’ film. Nic Cage and Holly Hunter cant concieve so they steal a baby from a couple who have quintuplets

- The Right Stuff; Best movie ever, so obviously I think its underrated

- Drugstore Cowboy; Matt Dillon leads a small gang of junkies ripping off chemists in the 60s. Has a cameo from William S. Borroughs

- Contact; Aliens send Jodie Foster a text. The text has a cameo from Adolf Hitler. They also provide instructions for building a spaceship to come meet them
Wrong thread but:
Kiss kiss bang bang, the movie that gave RDJr his second chance.
True Romance, the film that gave us the greatest scene in a caravan including Walken and Hopper.
Stander, A true story about a policeman who robbed banks in SA while his buddies were suppressing the locals.
The hitcher, the movie with the thumb amongst the chips. (Rivals the right stuff for best movie everness)
The mist, the one with Thomas Jane and that ending
Dredd, the one much like 2000ad

Films I loved but suspect they may not hold up to a second watch:
Le haine,
Equilibrium,
Frailty,
Into the wild,
American history x,
Event Horizon,
The entire Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren back catalogue
The American Ninja movies
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Decided to google read the wikipedia entry on "American Ninja", I swear to god that could have been written by me as a seven year old.
And then... and then... and then...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Ninja
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Peg Leg wrote:
November 20th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Decided to read the wikipedia entry on "American Ninja", I swear to god that could have been written by me as a seven year old.
And then... and then... and then...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Ninja
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If you like American ninja then seek out Electric Boogaloo documentary about the production company behind that series you will not be disappointed

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TerenureJim wrote:
November 29th, 2020, 1:22 am
If you like American ninja then seek out Electric Boogaloo documentary about the production company behind that series you will not be disappointed
THanks will do. Did they Avenging force as well? IIRC that was a Michael Dudikoff as well.

Police Acedmy is on Netflix. The characters(Tackleberry) are story are fairly jarring in the current context. Holds up farily well though for some cheap laughs.
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TerenureJim wrote:
November 29th, 2020, 1:22 am
If you like American ninja then seek out Electric Boogaloo documentary about the production company behind that series you will not be disappointed
OMG, this looks great, thank you!

https://youtu.be/-igpjqRDgDI
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