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re: Early reviews hail West Side Story remake as one of the all-time great movie musicals - JW
[quote]A remake no one wanted. Hoping that Hamilton has awakened interest in modern day musical remakes. I’m sure it will get plenty of accolades, but i bet it won’t make much money.[/quote] :lol: it will ...
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re: Trailer For Power Of The Dog on Netflix Wednesday - JW
Jesse is one of the nicest actors in real life ... that said, i saw a screening of this film a few weeks ago and was a bit disappointed. It looks great, but something is off overall. Interested to see others opinion, especially since most will view it at home. ...
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re: NYC During Covid - JW
[quote]I feel sorry for people that let their personal politics get in the way of them enjoying their own lives. I’m a conservative but I can appreciate how awesome NYC is and didn’t let the politics ruin my trip.[/quote] this. I will leave worrying about "the tyranny" to the fear mongering and t...
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re: NYC During Covid - JW
minor annoyances at the door that take about 30 seconds. Oh the tyranny I encountered. Just got back after a great three weeks ... went to several shows, concerts and tons of sightseeing/museums. Everything is open and the energy is great. Perfect time to go. Had the best thai meal outside ...
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re: Holy crap just saw a crazy helicopter stunt on Magnum PI - JW
[quote]I'd be willing to bet that the pilot on the Twilight Zone set disagrees. Landis directed him straight to his death.[/quote] I'm pretty sure all of the people in the helicopter survived. Some injuries and then of course Landis blaming everyone else in court. ...
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re: Anyone been to Montreal lately? - JW
i'm heading up tomorrow for a solo weekend ... filled out all my info on the ArriveCan app, which was easy to use and should make for a reasonable entry at the border. It's going to be snowy and freezing, so lots of shopping, food and drink for me. Good byproduct of the pando is all of the restau...
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re: The Rescue (Thai cave rescue doc) - JW
bump .. watched it last night and it really is unbelievable ... explores the stories of the volunteer rescuers, the Thai seals, the families, the US military and a captivated world. And the logistics of the actual rescue are harrowing in spite of knowing the outcome. Remarkable film ...
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re: King Richard - Will Smith - JW
[quote]You saw The Power of the Dog already?[/quote] I did and honestly didn't care for it nor did i think BC was exceptional. Something was off for me. ...
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re: Thanksgiving Week Travel Plans: Where You Headed? - JW
working in the Boston area ... too much of a pain to see some family down south, so heading to Montreal for a long, snowy food filled weekend. ...
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re: Anyone checked out Star Cafe in Atlanta? - JW
[quote]No, Star Community Bar (Star Bar) Little Five Points, across from the Vortex...[/quote] i know what you were referring to ... that place was open when i once hung out at the Point in the early 90's. And for what it's worth Star Provisions isn't bad either ... ...
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re: Anyone checked out Star Cafe in Atlanta? - JW
are your referring to Star Provisions on the west side? ...
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re: Ever heard of the Lunachicks? - JW
I remember the band, but don’t recall the music. Also liked babes in toyland from that era ...
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re: Henry Ruggs involved in serious car accident - JW
that dog death just tacked on 5 years. What a terrible decision and end to his career. ...
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re: CODA (AppleTV original) was fantastic. - JW
One of the best scripts I have ever read. Actually teared up a little. I was an Art Director on it up in Gloucester during the summer. Beautiful area and lovely crew, especially the director. A little surprised it's gone under the radar considering the Sundance accolades and great reviews ...
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re: New movie filmed in Baton Rouge, False River signals return of 'Hollywood South' - JW
Georgia was already on the uptick around 2012 ... Louisiana altered it's tax credits rightfully so and the impact was on salaries over a million. That's why you don't see the tentpoles, but it's incredibly busy with film and TV in the state. Including David Fincher's latest. With Atlanta being a...
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re: Best movies filmed in Louisiana? - JW
12 years a Slave (best pic winner) CC of Benjamin Button (nominated for best pic) Green Book (best pic winner) Pitch Perfect (cult classic surprise comedy) Down By Law (jarmusch classic) Django Unchained The Final Girls most were all or primarily filmed in the state ...
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re: Alec Baldwin accidentally kills cinematographer on set of new film “Rust” - JW
From what I can tell it was small film and likely was cutting some corners somehow … including a report the armourer is 19 yo with little experience ...
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re: The Rescue (Thai cave rescue doc) - JW
Really looking forward to this …. Fascinating story. There are actually three different projects about the boys - including a Ron Howard directed feature film and a Netflix limited series in Chang Rai currently. I have been in Thailand for months for work and have an affinity for their culture an...
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re: IATSE announces that all 60,000 crew members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday - JW
The shooting crew has it tough … thankfully I only stop by at the start of things each day to check the sets and chat with the producers. Wouldn’t want to be confined all day ...
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re: IATSE announces that all 60,000 crew members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday - JW
Deal made …. Shows will go on and good day for the IATSE crew members ...
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