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Re: TV, Food & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #50 on: June 26, 2011, 06:17:43 am »
I liked Falk.  His glass eye gave his facial expressions a quirky vibe.

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Re: TV, Food & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #51 on: September 02, 2011, 11:07:21 pm »
If this ever gets produced for TV, it will be absolutely awful:

Blues Brothers' readies for primetime
Belushi, Beatts write script as possible series

By STUART LEVINE

'Blues Brothers'

Jake and Elwood Blues are on a new mission: to find a place in primetime.

A new incarnation of the Blues Brothers, the duo made famous by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the late 1970s, is about to be pitched to studios and networks in the form of a new TV series.Current TV rights have long been owned by Aykroyd and Judy Belushi -- John's widow -- while Universal owns the film rights. Belushi and former "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts, along with Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty, have penned a pilot.

more of this story can be found at: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118042012


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If the pilot goes to series, each episode would include a musical number, presumably featuring a new Blues Brothers band.

"It would be 'Route 66' meets 'Glee,' and it all goes to hell in a handbasket," Beatts said.

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Re: TV, Food & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #52 on: September 03, 2011, 06:29:40 am »
Agreed.  A terrible idea.

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« Reply #53 on: September 04, 2011, 02:58:44 pm »
The only people that want to see the Blues Brothers reincarnated are the same 2 dozen people in and around Chicago that can't wait for the next Cheap Trick/Styx concert...

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« Reply #54 on: September 05, 2011, 10:34:22 am »
I wouldn't mind seeing Cheap Trick.  But definitely not Styx.  Or Survivor.  Or Chicago.

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« Reply #55 on: September 05, 2011, 10:49:03 am »
Chicago with Terry Kath was actually a pretty good band.  Chicago with Peter Cetera at the helm was when the band turned into chick-rock.

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« Reply #56 on: September 05, 2011, 04:44:11 pm »
Agreed about TK-era Chicago.   Accidentally shot himself while cleaning his gun, IIRC.


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Re: TV, Food & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #57 on: September 22, 2011, 12:02:19 am »
reply to JJ @ the "Today's Game" topic:

Hahaha- man I loves me some a dem tater tots. They're showing up at more and more places I've noticed. The Trader Joe's ones are just fine for home totting.


Trader Joe's Trader Potato Tots: http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/02/trader-joes-trader-potato-tots.html


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Re: TV, Food & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #58 on: October 11, 2011, 11:13:50 pm »
Tork [Still] Rules.

Unlike previous Monkees shows which featured mainly the hits, the group dug deep into their catalog and regularly played a 43-song set that lasted over two hours.

"We managed to pile in a lot of songs because we dropped the middle verse from some of them," says Tork. 


http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/peter-tork-monkees-canceled-tour-due-to-a-glitch-20111011



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Re: TV, Food & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2011, 09:01:00 am »
gross

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« Reply #62 on: October 16, 2011, 04:03:54 pm »
'borrowed' from another message board:

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Note the first person you see in the 'official trailer' for the new Starz series Boss which starts this Friday night:


Boss is getting some excellent reviews.  The new Chicago Sun-Times TV critic, who has previewed the first 4 episodes, thinks it's the best new TV show of the season: http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/8161383-421/meet-the-new-boss-of-chicago.html

The first full episode is available right now for free view at the Starz website:

http://www.starz.com/originals/Boss/ScreeningRoom#/episode-1

For those who are Comcast cable subscribers, the 1st full episode is also available for free on their 'On Demand' option under the 'Top Picks' section.

Looks like it's also available on the video on demand feature from DirecTV, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable, VerizonFiOS,  and many others.  AT&T U-Verse subscribers can only see an extended clip from the pilot on their Buzz channel.

http://www.multichannel.com/article/475121-Starz_Looks_To_Boost_Boss_Via_Full_Episode_VOD_Digital_Previews.php

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Re: TV, Food, Drink & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #63 on: October 19, 2011, 08:22:48 am »
That Big Hurt Beer label and logo is one of the worst I've seen.  A marketing fail if I ever saw one.

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Re: TV, Food, Drink & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #64 on: October 19, 2011, 08:26:34 am »
Watched "Horrible Bosses" on DVD the other night.  No, it's not "Citizen Kane," but it's a very decent light black comedy, and I did laugh quite a few times.  Kevin Spacey has the most delicious part (typical Spacey, but still fun).  However, Jennifer Aniston does a nice turn as well, and is almost unrecognizable in her "s l u t t y dentist" role at first.

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« Reply #65 on: October 19, 2011, 02:16:52 pm »
That Big Hurt Beer label and logo is one of the worst I've seen.  A marketing fail if I ever saw one.

That logo looks oddly like Rush Limbaugh's EIB logo, which I think is bad too.


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« Reply #66 on: October 20, 2011, 11:06:25 am »
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That logo looks oddly like Rush Limbaugh's EIB logo, which I think is bad too.

What does EIB stand for?

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Re: TV, Food, Drink & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #67 on: October 20, 2011, 11:27:15 am »
Excellence in Broadcasting

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« Reply #68 on: October 20, 2011, 01:28:21 pm »
Oh yeah, I forgot about his little tagline.  Too funny.

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Re: TV, Food, Drink & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #69 on: October 20, 2011, 03:24:39 pm »
Excellence in Bullsh*tting.

Which actually is quite the accomplishment.

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« Reply #70 on: October 23, 2011, 12:07:05 am »
BlackSox -- You are correct, and I don't know why I ever thought different -- Jameson is superior to Bushmills.

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Re: TV, Food, Drink & Cinema Review & Revue
« Reply #71 on: October 24, 2011, 11:05:59 am »
Bushmills


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« Reply #72 on: October 24, 2011, 05:31:07 pm »
Horrible Bosses has its funny moments, but there's a couple things that just don't add up:   really hard to believe that Jennifer Aniston's character would have any interest in that weasly assistant.    And they seemed to put to sleep every damn patient that came into the office (and I mean that literally and, er, literally).  Do dentists really put you own to change a crown?  I was unable to willingly suspend my belief on those things.

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« Reply #73 on: October 24, 2011, 09:03:54 pm »
Changing a crown shouldn't require a patient to be put out.  Sometimes a crowned tooth does require a root canal if additional decay occurs and it wasn't done earlier, but that still shouldn't require anything other than local.  It would be impossible to change a crown without a temporary having been put in place in a prior appointment as the impressions needed for the new crown almost always  require the destruction of the first.

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« Reply #74 on: October 25, 2011, 09:36:46 am »
Oh yeah, Sophist, there were a few things that didn't make sense about the movie.  I had to force the suspension of belief a couple times.  Still enjoyed it.

I do wonder if, in about 10 years, it will be as painful to watch Kevin Spacey act as it is to watch Jack Nicholson now.    I enjoy Spacey right now, but I can see his acting evolving into a gross caricature, a la Nicholson.

 

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