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on: August 23, 2009, 05:34:49 PM
Alright, it's been mentioned in other places, but it's time we give Al a to do list!

T.A.O.B.B.A.T.E.D. is a no brainer, IMO.

I'd like to see:

The Stuff:  Oh, please, oh, please, oh please!  Chocolate Chip Charlie?  Evil Corporate Marketing?  Food That Eats Back?  Yes, yes, OMFG YES!

C.H.U.D.
:  I've got notes for this one if you need them, Al.

Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man:  It has a Baldwin in it, I'm not sure of which one.  Big John Stud, Don Johnson, Vanessa Williams and Mickey Rourke.  Plus, some of the best character names EVER!

Killer Klowns from Outer Space
:  In Space No One Can Eat Ice Cream.

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
:  Again, food that bites back.




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Reply #1 on: August 23, 2009, 08:52:24 PM
Buckaroooooooo!
my dog's name is Bucko :)

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?


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Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009, 12:01:39 AM
Cool thread idea!

Umm....

Silent Running? (I'd love to hear Alisdair's take on Joan Baez's vocals -- like a saw to the brain) There's gotta be stacks you can say about the influence of Huey, Duey and Louie.

Geez, umm...

Time Bandits? Krull? Highlander?

Ooh ooh, I know: Brazil.


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Reply #3 on: August 24, 2009, 12:43:19 AM
Cool thread idea!

Umm....

Silent Running? (I'd love to hear Alisdair's take on Joan Baez's vocals -- like a saw to the brain) There's gotta be stacks you can say about the influence of Huey, Duey and Louie.

Geez, umm...

Time Bandits? Krull? Highlander?

Ooh ooh, I know: Brazil.

If you are going to mention time bandits and brazil why not just say every terry gilliam movie ever made.  Twelve Monkeys is awesome IMHO.  Killer Viruses, Dystopian Future, Time Travel, Ecoterrorists.  I also liked The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, but I understand I am somewhat in the minority on that one. 


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Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009, 04:40:28 AM
Sure, Twelve Monkeys I could definitely go for. The Fisher King, not so much.


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Reply #5 on: August 24, 2009, 02:13:20 PM
I also liked The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, but I understand I am somewhat in the minority on that one. 
But not alone.

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Reply #6 on: August 24, 2009, 05:05:21 PM
Pitch Black!


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Reply #7 on: August 25, 2009, 11:57:37 AM
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Reply #8 on: August 25, 2009, 01:11:43 PM
I also liked The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, but I understand I am somewhat in the minority on that one. 
But not alone.
I thought Munchausen was a great movie.  What would I like Al to do for WoT?  Hmm.  How about Ice Pirates?  Split Second?  Cherry 2000?  I really have awful taste in movies.  Outland might make for an interesting episode.



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Reply #9 on: August 25, 2009, 01:25:17 PM
I also liked The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, but I understand I am somewhat in the minority on that one. 
But not alone.
I thought Munchausen was a great movie.  What would I like Al to do for WoT?  Hmm.  How about Ice Pirates?  Split Second?  Cherry 2000?  I really have awful taste in movies.  Outland might make for an interesting episode.

Great choices!  I hadn't considered Outland, but it would be awesome.

As to Ice Pirates.... 

"What is it?

....Space Herpies"



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Reply #10 on: August 25, 2009, 01:25:54 PM
Oh, oh, oh!!!!

Death Race 2000!!!!!!



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Reply #11 on: August 25, 2009, 01:56:13 PM
Tank Girl!!!!!

come on you have to love a gangsta rapper/gang banger (who now plays a police officer on Law and Order) as a talking kangaroo person.  Not to mention I think Lori Petty looked hotter in this role than any other movie she has been in.  Then again, I find women with nearly completely shaved heads incredibly sexy looking so...


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Reply #12 on: August 25, 2009, 02:09:21 PM
Lowky is a Centauri lover!!!!!!


Speaking of Ice T, Johnny Mnemonic!



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Reply #13 on: August 25, 2009, 02:26:37 PM
Lowky is a Centauri lover!!!!!!


Speaking of Ice T, Johnny Mnemonic!

Hey there's nothing wrong with a little man on Dam Centaur loveing....  okay maybe there is but I won't tell if you don't  ;)


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Reply #14 on: August 25, 2009, 02:53:27 PM
Centauri, from Babylon 5:




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Reply #15 on: August 25, 2009, 03:45:24 PM
Centauri, from Babylon 5:



Not sure why, but never got into Babylon 5.  I will say she is attractive.


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Reply #16 on: August 25, 2009, 05:14:38 PM
What?? who'd dis the adventures of Baron von Munchausen? great film!


As was Fisher King (glares at naysayers!). Best Robin Williams movie evar.



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Reply #17 on: August 25, 2009, 05:44:15 PM
Yeah, I'm actually quite a big fan of cheesy 80's SF and fantasy movies.  Conan the Barbarian was brilliant, I'd say.  The original Nightmare on Elmstreet would also, I think, hold up really well under some critical scrutiny.  Easy to forget, but it was groundbreaking at the time.



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Reply #18 on: August 25, 2009, 08:59:26 PM
Split Second? 

"I'm surprised you don't carry a grenade launcher!"

"Couldn't get a permit."

 :D I quite enjoyed that film.  Especially when the rookie finally "gets it"* near the end.


*understands the scope of the situation, I mean, not "gets killed".

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Reply #19 on: August 25, 2009, 10:42:43 PM
Centauri women. Mmmmm.


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Reply #20 on: August 25, 2009, 11:18:39 PM
Centauri, from Babylon 5:



Not sure why, but never got into Babylon 5.  I will say she is attractive.

Blasphemer!  You shall burn at the stake.  After a bit of pie, would you care for whipped cream?

Back to the Future.  I don't know if Al can handle 1.21 Jigawatts though...



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Reply #21 on: August 26, 2009, 12:09:41 AM
Split Second? 

"I'm surprised you don't carry a grenade launcher!"

"Couldn't get a permit."

 :D I quite enjoyed that film.  Especially when the rookie finally "gets it"* near the end.


*understands the scope of the situation, I mean, not "gets killed".
Rutger Hauer's best work, for my money.  That film, and Ice Pirates, are dreadfully under-rated.



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Reply #22 on: August 26, 2009, 12:26:07 AM
Split Second? 

"I'm surprised you don't carry a grenade launcher!"

"Couldn't get a permit."

 :D I quite enjoyed that film.  Especially when the rookie finally "gets it"* near the end.


*understands the scope of the situation, I mean, not "gets killed".
Rutger Hauer's best work, for my money.  That film, and Ice Pirates, are dreadfully under-rated.


I don't know if I'd say it's his best work.  Blind Fury was pretty damn good.

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Reply #23 on: August 26, 2009, 01:10:42 AM
I'd like to hear Split Second given its due as well, but particularly if "Nights in White Satin" is played as the outro music.

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Reply #24 on: August 26, 2009, 01:55:24 AM
particularly if "Nights in White Satin" is played as the outro music.
Knights.
and great song.

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?