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Coolness Bears

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  1. I watch Comedy Rainbow and listen to your reviews each time and now @Animal s. :)


    In effect I will now listen to ReZ four times each time he puts a new video out which is rather worrying. :p


    I always enjoy the feedback videos as well guys as after watching ReZ's eclectic video it's interesting to see what other people's reactions to certain parts are and what is particularly exciting is that it's a visceral reaction on display which I think is brave. :D



    (OH YEAH AND @ReZourceman you get some love to0 :heart:)

  2. I'm a sucker for a pop song - and there have been some amazing songs in the last 10 years by Girls Aloud. They've announced their split so I feel it necessary to share my favourite song of theirs (though there are many crackers).


    Still, massively thankful for the great stuff they did!


    Yes Girls Aloud! :grin:


    I am really gutted that I didn't go to the Re-union Tour as I should have just splashed out the money, as now I'll never get to see them all

    together. Apart from when they are 50 and need more cash. :p


    They are some what ingrained in me from first seeing them from together to receiving Girls Aloud Dreams that Glitter biography on my 18th birthday. : peace:

  3. To be honest, I always thought it was the other way round - that the Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner was a southern trait and that Breakfast/Dinner/Tea was a more northern way of looking at it. Shows what I know.





    I know it to be a more of a Northern thing, so what's wrong with you up there! :p


    I call mine Orange Time, Pitta Bread Interlude and It's lucky if I remember. :)

  4. This Aronofsky talk is pleasing. I looove The Fountain. Saw Requiem for a Dream years ago (only parts of it) and didn't think much of it at the time. Need to go back and rewatch it. Tempted to get the soundtrack for The Fountain, it's too beautiful.


    I have only seen The Fountain once but I found the entire film enthralling and feel there is a lot to unravel upon a rewatch (got it on Bluray) unlike when I rewatched Black Swan after the intial "shock" factor didn't offer up anything new to the experience.




    Spoilers for The Master ahead.




    From Thomas Anderson I think I've only seen The Master. Visually it's incredible, the performances are superb and everything, but I didn't think there was much of a pay-off / gratifying story arc. But as long as I find a film interesting I don't mind so much, and it certainly was interesting. I've heard it was his most obscure and difficult work so I'll definitely look into his other stuff :)


    I liked the direction less ending as the whole film had been building up to this moment of non revelation. Man doesn't hold the answers and whether master or slave we can't escape our bodies trappings even when trying to seek that higher goal beyond our humanity.


    "You pay no rent, free to go where you please. Then go, go to that landless latitude and good luck. If you figure a way to live without serving a master, any master, then let the rest of us know, will you? For you'd be the first in the history of the world."


    If you want a PTA film with a punchier ending look no further than There Will Be Blood arguably one of the best films of the noughties or if you are looking for something with a less sprawling runtime try Punch-Drunk Love which is succinct and sublime. :)

  5. @dwarf gourami


    AWESOME! :grin:


    It's always a great feeling when you complete an auteur's set of films. :) (not that I have done it often) I completed Paul Thomas Anderson's filmography in preperation for The Master last year and it was an exhilarating experience as I went through them chronologically and it was fascinating to see a director evolve over time. He has yet to step a foot wrong.


    I haven't seen Pi or The Wrestler from Darren Aronofsky yet but The Fountain is my favourite of his followed by Requiem for a Dream. :)

  6. Skyfall: All the Spoilers Ahead.


    What made the film so compelling for me was the cinematography. Roger Deakins is on top form here with Scotland essentially being transformed into landscape porn. (can't believe he didn't get the Oscar) It's so bleak and desolate, it is like they have been transported through time. (I want to live there) It's not just that though with each scene/set piece he created the mood and tone of each one so perfectly straight from the beginning with Daniel Craig appearing out of the shadows right up to the finale.


    In terms of the film I was the other way round and found the second half much better than the first. :) (particularly Scotland) The opening I didn't enjoy and thought it was a bit "silly" the whole fighting on top of the train, the digger, The motorbike, getting shot it wasn't working for me at all. It didn't help that I thought Money Penny wasn't a great actress.


    At some point during the film though that switched and I realised I'd been loving it for a good while even though the characterisation of a british person is to say BLOODY a lot. :p (which I do now.) Even though I was starting to like it in Shanghai and at the Casino (Re: Cinematography) it wasn't until Javier Bardem is introduced where I thought it was actually going somewhere. The scene where he meets Bond on the island and slowly walks up to him from the lift I thought was excellent. I do feel his character is under used, his motives not entirely clear or thought out that well but still an engaging villain due to Bardem's acting. I like how the film felt more personal than other bonds and having M die was a bold decision which I applaud them for.


    I think I'm one of the only people who liked it when the girl got shot as that showed to me that this isn't going to be a regular bond outing with a damsel in distress and reminded me of the Casino Royale opening when bond is seen smashing out this guy in the bathroom that it was reaffirming that this bond is going to be more brutal.


    I loved everything to do with London but then I am biased. :grin:


    I didn't let those usual things niggle at me because as an action film I thought it was very good miles ahead of Quantum of Solace but for me it doesn't beat out Casino Royale which was a much more solid film in its entirety. Although I had the opposite problem with it as I felt it loses its way a bit towards the end but it regains its momentum in the final scene when Daniel Craig finally says the words. "The names bond...James Bond."



  7. Cool. :) Will watch.


    Your video played with captions on amused me. :p


    According to that you talk about the "Fashion Industry Crisis" which probably "explains how you November yourself." ;)


    Anyway we all know you are doing this "finacially to make another child."



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