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    No excitement for Derek yet?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkg-BZI-WRA

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElGuapo View Post
    What's this Sunday, BB season 5 part 2?

    How do you know this? I must be missing a website.
    http://www.amctv.com/shows/breaking-...etails-1049407

    I'm sure the season starts back up on Sunday. I think this episode is the start, but it is sort of hard to determine if this is the right one, or a repeat. Air time is right. The title doesnt' look familiar.

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    I just finished watching the Train Heist episode. God, how awesome was that? Such a great episode, with such great tension and ultimate payoff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charmtrap View Post
    No excitement for Derek yet?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkg-BZI-WRA
    Wow. Thank you for that. I thought I'd be watching a clip from Derek, the Ricky Gervais series coming soon to Netflix. But instead you gave me that. And I will be forever grateful. Is the rest of her music as good?

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    Goddamit. I guess I had copied that one first. I feel like a dummy.

    Correct link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd5WdxGRNG8

    As far as Nadine Shah goes, YES. She's fantastic. I learned about her from the forum mixtape thread, btw.

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    Yikes, Derek looks horrible. :( Is it just me?

    -Tom

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Chick View Post
    Yikes, Derek looks horrible. :( Is it just me?

    -Tom
    It looks like it has great potential to be really, really awful. I'll give Ricky the benefit of a doubt and hope it's better than it appears.

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    I don't really think Gervais has done much worth seeing since the original Office, really. I keep hoping he'll find the magic again.

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    You didn't care for any of Extras?

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    I saw one episode of Extras, the one with Kate Winslet. Didn't really care for it. Gervais has a sort of humor that is more like rubbernecking at a horrid accident with body parts scattered about than wacky antics. I'm not sure how funny it actually is a lot of the time, as opposed to that tingly sense of "Oh Lord, I've --met/worked for/could have been-- that guy. Kind of a mixed sense of horror at the recognition followed by the giddy relief that it wasn't you, or that you had only been an onlooker instead of a participant when something similar happened near you at some point of your life.

    This is pretty heavily biased by my watching pretty much just The Office with Gervais.

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    Extras was fantastic. Patrick Stewart's scene alone is worth the entire price of admission. I haven't laughed that hard in ages. Although the whole "Harry Potter is really a horndog" episode was almost as good.

    As for the nature of his comedy, you're problably not a fan of a huge sector of the genre if that type of funny bothers you. There's been a dark side to comedy from the very beginning. As the great Mel Brooks once said, "Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die."

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    Sir Ian describing his "process" on Extras provides one of the funniest two minute bits you'll ever see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe O'Malley View Post
    Gervais has a sort of humor that is more like rubbernecking at a horrid accident with body parts scattered about than wacky antics.
    The first time I watched The Office (the BBC one, natch), I had a sick feeling in the pit my stomach the entire time. It was uncomfortable, painful, and after it was over I thought, "Who would watch this??"

    Then the same episode was on a week later, and when I turned it on, it was suddenly hilarious! Maybe I needed some distance from the painful awkwardness, or maybe I needed to watch it once before I could appreciate it. But that was pretty much the pattern for every episode I watched: extremely uncomfortable the first time, hilarious after that.

    What I'm saying is, I completely understand if you don't find that sort of humor funny. I'd also understand if you tried it again and found it suddenly hilarious. But mostly the first one.

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    Guys. GUYS! Dredd is now on Netflix Streaming! Go see it, for it is amaaaaazing.

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    I'd never heard of that. They remade Judge Dredd, the Sylvester Stallone/Armand Assante movie? A reboot? Or is a different movie altogether?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock8man View Post
    I'd never heard of that. They remade Judge Dredd, the Sylvester Stallone/Armand Assante movie? A reboot? Or is a different movie altogether?
    Uh.

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    "Wait."

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    Anderson: He's thinking of going for your gun.

    Dredd: Yeah.

    Anderson: He's changed his mind.

    Dredd: Yeah.

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    God I loved that exchange.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Christien Murawski View Post
    God I loved that exchange.


    -xtien

    "You look ready."
    I liked that line, it highlighted the transformation of the rookie, as he asked that earlier, and I forget the exact exchange, but it was something like, "You don't look ready"


    Karl Urban would've made a great Batman, IMHO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoshV View Post
    I liked that line, it highlighted the transformation of the rookie, as he asked that earlier, and I forget the exact exchange, but it was something like, "You don't look ready".
    Yeah, earlier in the movie, right before the bust, he said that and she explained it away as adrenaline. Later in the film, he had quite a bit more faith in her, I believe. Loved her arc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christien Murawski View Post
    God I loved that exchange.
    Right? Kills me EVERY time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoshV View Post
    Karl Urban would've made a great Batman, IMHO.
    Ooh! I like the way you think JoshV. That's a great idea.

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    Rock8man, what no one is telling you here is that while it's a remake of Judge Dredd, it's really a remake of the Asian film The Raid. The whole thing takes place in one building, pretty much. Both are excellent, if you haven't seen either. I liked The Raid a bit better because of the martial arts angle but Dredd is great.

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    I think they were both riffing on Die Hard, and this IMDB FAQ(for whatever that's worth) seems to agree.

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    I watched the recent Dredd remake yesterday because of this thread. So grizzly! Like a samurai flick.

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    That's actually an apt comparison in my opinion. It does have the feel of a 70's samurai film. I recently picked up the Lone Wolf and Cub box set and it has kind of the same feel.

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    Tuned in Dredd last night without expecting much. I was very pleasantly surprised. Urban did a good job, the guy who played Avon Barksdale in the wire was a good character, too. the movie had a good flow, the effects were good but generally not overpowering, and the story was good.

    Thanks for the recommendation, all!

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    What are some 70s Samurai films that would remind me of this? Because I'd watch that .

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    So happy to hear all the Dredd love. :)

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