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Offline AndyMacFAIL

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TV, Music, Food, Drink & Cinema Review & Revue
« on: April 10, 2011, 04:10:21 pm »
The place for the discussion of recent or classic movies or TV shows.

Yes this place is even for JhonJeter and JBN to discuss the 'latest' episode of The Andy Griffith Show

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Offline JhonJeter0112358

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Re: TV & Cinema Revue
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2011, 12:50:59 pm »
. . .and for the absurd "Revue" spelling to continue. . .unless we are indeed planning to stage some sort of online entertainment featuring skits, dances, songs, etc.

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Re: TV & Cinema Revue
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2011, 04:45:20 pm »
I like "revue."  It implies a passing parade; entertainment presented right before our eyes for our gratification and amusement.  It may be incorrect, but we're Americans, dammit, and we thrive on misuse of the language.

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TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2011, 11:25:50 pm »
. . .and for the absurd "Revue" spelling to continue. . .unless we are indeed planning to stage some sort of online entertainment featuring skits, dances, songs, etc.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2011, 10:23:49 am »
Now THAT is very nice. We need more of that. I was entertained, which is the purpose of any revue.

I like trying to make that silhouette go the other direction. Takes some effort, but she'll turn around for you. <Pre-emptive strike against easy joke made off of "she'll turn around for you">

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2011, 12:53:52 pm »
Anyone watching "The Borgias" on SHO? Wow.  And they've just barely gotten started with Lucrezia.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2011, 01:00:56 pm »
I'll have to check that out.   There's some other show on SHO that friends recommended... can;t think of what its called.   Bill Macy is in it.

Looking forward to the return of "Treme" this weekend!  Those mardi Gras Inidans are bad ass!

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2011, 01:02:34 pm »
Caught Game of Thrones last nite... i have high hopes for that one... the books were great.

First episode was a bit slow...

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2011, 01:18:04 pm »
Blood, murder, sex, Vatican, Jeremy Irons. You'll like it BlackSox.

Shameless is the Macy one. Haven't seen it, but JohnJeter the Elder likes it, and he hates almost everything on tv.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2011, 01:42:21 pm »

Blood, murder, sex, Vatican, Jeremy Irons. You'll like it BlackSox.

Shameless is the Macy one. Haven't seen it, but JohnJeter the Elder likes it, and he hates almost everything on tv.



So its the Tudors all over again? thats basically the plot for game of thrones as well.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2011, 01:50:57 pm »
Caught Game of Thrones last nite... i have high hopes for that one... the books were great.

First episode was a bit slow...
Yep, we caught some of it following the Jeff Beck show. Was a great show. I need to read up on who the other folks in the band were.

I thought that was a movie, did not know it was a series. We just gave up our HBO, Showtime etc... as we were not watching it of late.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2011, 01:52:11 pm »
Anyone watching "The Borgias" on SHO? Wow.  And they've just barely gotten started with Lucrezia.

That sounds like something I'd really, really like.   Pope Alexander VI is one of my favorite historical figures of all time.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2011, 02:11:47 pm »
So its the Tudors all over again? thats basically the plot for game of thrones as well.

Well, there's garotting instead of beheadings, the plots might be bit juicier and they are DEFINITELY hinting at some incest. So it's typical formula vatican movie stuff. Being fiction and (ugh) "fantasy", hard for me to get excited about Thrones. . .you know, as compared to depictions of history which are largely fictitious. Altho with the Borgias, you really didn't need to make this **** up.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2011, 02:12:14 pm »
Caught Game of Thrones last nite... i have high hopes for that one... the books were great.

First episode was a bit slow...
Yep, we caught some of it following the Jeff Beck show. Was a great show. I need to read up on who the other folks in the band were.

I thought that was a movie, did not know it was a series. We just gave up our HBO, Showtime etc... as we were not watching it of late.


The books are positively massive... part 5 comes in a couple months... HBO has not picked up more then 10 episodes yet though... so not sure if i want to get involved only to hve them drop it.

we just got HBO back last nite for Game of Thrones and Treme next week.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2011, 02:57:33 pm »
I'll have to check that out.   There's some other show on SHO that friends recommended... can;t think of what its called.   Bill Macy is in it.

Looking forward to the return of "Treme" this weekend!  Those mardi Gras Inidans are bad ass!

It's William H. Macy.  The actor credited as 'Bill Macy' played the husband  on Maude.

Shameless is a adaption of a UK show also called Shameless.  It's good but the UK version was better.

You can watch episodes of Shameless (US) here:

http://www.fastpasstv.eu/tv/shameless-us-/


and  season 7 & 8 of Shameless (UK) episodes here:

http://www.fastpasstv.eu/tv/shameless/

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Fastpass TV is a good site to bookmark.  It has almost everything there.  It even has 85 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show for Jhon Jeter and JBN.

http://www.fastpasstv.eu/tv/the-andy-griffith-show/

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2011, 05:32:56 pm »
If they had unedited versions of WKRP, they would be my hero.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2011, 10:01:51 am »
I'd be thrilled if they could come up with Get a Life.  I was surprised to see what the DVDs were going for on Amazon. But such is the cost to behold televisual genious.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2011, 09:07:31 pm »
I'd be thrilled if they could come up with Get a Life.  I was surprised to see what the DVDs were going for on Amazon. But such is the cost to behold televisual genious.

You also have the option of downloading the torrents of the DVD version of seasons 1 & 2 of Get a Life and then watch them on your computer:

http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/3950253/Get_A_Life_-_Seasons_1__2____Extras

Not as easy or as quick as watching them on hulu or fastpass TV but still a FREE option (other than the very slight chance  of a potential civil action being filed against you by the copyright holders for downloading the torrents).

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2011, 11:37:43 pm »
I'd be thrilled if they could come up with Get a Life.  I was surprised to see what the DVDs were going for on Amazon. But such is the cost to behold televisual genious.

You also have the option of downloading the torrents of the DVD version of seasons 1 & 2 of Get a Life and then watch them on your computer:

http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/3950253/Get_A_Life_-_Seasons_1__2____Extras

Not as easy or as quick as watching them on hulu or fastpass TV but still a FREE option (other than the very slight chance  of a potential civil action being filed against you by the copyright holders for downloading the torrents).

Downloading Torrents is not legal! be careful... yes thats it...

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2011, 12:12:11 am »
mostly true but then again driving 3 miles over the speed limit and failing to pay state taxes on your amazon.com purchases are illegal too.  However people still do it.

The government & copyright holders mostly go after torrent uploaders of movies and music rather than the downloaders of old tv shows. 

If you use the 'hit & run' method and adjust your torrent client to limit your upload speed to the the lowest settings, you're 99.999% safe from any potential actions taken against you. 

I like British TV.  Especially their humour.  I download tons of current and old British TV shows (mostly from a private torrent site). I also use public sites like eztv, bt-chat, isohunt and the pirate bay. Most of the stuff I download isn't available on a DVD here or won't become available until months from now.  I never download music or movies.  In the 5 years I've been into torrents, I have never even received a single warning e-mail from my provider.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2011, 04:25:29 pm »
Shameless sounds way too close to Shoeless.  In fact they actually may be synonyms.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2011, 11:50:30 am »
Assuming this is also "Restaurant Revue"....


Jeter, got one for you.   Cemitas Puebla.   3619 W. North Avenue.

Really, really, really f*cking great.

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2011, 12:36:25 pm »
Assuming this is also "Restaurant Revue"....


Jeter, got one for you.   Cemitas Puebla.   3619 W. North Avenue.

Really, really, really f*cking great.

Great sandwiches, especially the 'atomica'.



http://www.lthforum.com/bb/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=1786&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&sid=2006d76312bcc01e3d5f0e497eb19499

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2011, 12:40:50 pm »
Looks good. Made me hungry

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Re: TV & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2011, 12:55:17 pm »
Ah! That's been on our list for awhile now! And not heard one single negative on it from anywhere.

On the MUCH more pedestrian side, Dominick's has "Five Dollar Fridays"- one the items is "turkey pot roast" and it's surprisingly quite good. Five bucks has gotten us two dinner servings, then we each had a sandwich with it the following night, AND there still looks to be another two sandwiches worth left.

 

George Carlin's "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television": shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker, and tits.