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Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-08-2014, 17:44
Replies: 196
Views: 12,260
Posted By TedBovis
This could be not too bad if it was a half hour...

This could be not too bad if it was a half hour show. But to fill an hour its so.... dragged... out...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 20-12-2013, 16:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By TedBovis
Very true. You can't trust anything in the world...

Very true. You can't trust anything in the world of 1984. For all we know, Oceania only consisted of Britain, and the three superstates were an invention of the Party. The only evidence we have is...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 20-12-2013, 11:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By TedBovis
Doh! What was I thinking? Of course he did - that...

Doh! What was I thinking? Of course he did - that was the whole point of Animal Farm. The low are encouraged to revolt against those in power, but the revolution is subverted so that the low end up...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 20-12-2013, 00:36
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By TedBovis
I don't think that Orwell believed that, but it...

I don't think that Orwell believed that, but it fitted the world view of the novel. Remember the excerpts from Goldstein's book which says that society is composed of the high, the middle and the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 17-12-2013, 00:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By TedBovis
I've always had a bit of a problem with the...

I've always had a bit of a problem with the concept of Newspeak.

At one point in the book (I'm going from memory here) Symes says to Winston something along the lines of "in fifty years, no one will...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 15-12-2013, 21:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By TedBovis
I always wondered what was actually in the...

I always wondered what was actually in the Newspeak Dictionary. It's stated that unnecessary words were omitted - so that the words "cut" and "stab" are replaced by the noun/verb "knife" (a practise...
Forum: Movies 30-11-2013, 22:05
Replies: 180
Views: 20,174
Posted By TedBovis
David Bowie in The Prestige

David Bowie in The Prestige
Forum: General Discussion 17-11-2013, 17:12
Replies: 406
Views: 16,758
Posted By TedBovis
Hole In The Ground - Bernard Cribbins

Hole In The Ground - Bernard Cribbins
Forum: Movies 13-10-2013, 01:37
Replies: 58
Views: 4,591
Posted By TedBovis
Monsters

Monsters
Forum: Movies 05-10-2013, 01:23
Replies: 108
Views: 6,739
Posted By TedBovis
Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2013, 21:56
Replies: 51
Views: 2,378
Posted By TedBovis
It's been done. Read "The Deathbird" by Harlan...

It's been done. Read "The Deathbird" by Harlan Ellison.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2013, 00:21
Replies: 84
Views: 8,023
Posted By TedBovis
An overhead squirt thruster.

An overhead squirt thruster.
Forum: Movies 23-04-2013, 00:31
Replies: 113
Views: 12,706
Posted By TedBovis
[REC] the last fifteen minutes were terrifying....

[REC] the last fifteen minutes were terrifying. And another vote for "the Haunting" (the 1960's one).
Forum: Comics 10-04-2013, 00:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,814
Posted By TedBovis
Wow. Damn impressive stuff.

Wow. Damn impressive stuff.
Forum: Movies 05-04-2013, 19:25
Replies: 74
Views: 8,898
Posted By TedBovis
Rec The Host Timecrimes

Rec
The Host
Timecrimes
Forum: Movies 27-03-2013, 00:44
Replies: 154
Views: 15,949
Posted By TedBovis
In 'Babe', where the pig rounds up the sheep, the...

In 'Babe', where the pig rounds up the sheep, the gate clicks shut and there's a second of absolute silence before the crowd erupts in cheers.

Gets me every time.
Forum: Movies 26-03-2013, 01:01
Replies: 39
Views: 2,436
Posted By TedBovis
Tom Brown's fight with Flashman.

Tom Brown's fight with Flashman.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 12:52
Replies: 54
Views: 1,603
Posted By TedBovis
"I dropped dead last week."

"I dropped dead last week."
Forum: Movies 27-12-2012, 19:11
Replies: 130
Views: 10,373
Posted By TedBovis
One Flew Over the Cuckoos...

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
Alien
Spartacus
Twelve Angry Men
The Wicker Man (original)
The Thing (1980's)
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2012, 21:46
Replies: 170
Views: 17,236
Posted By TedBovis
No skidmarks.

No skidmarks.
Forum: Movies 28-07-2012, 12:26
Replies: 43
Views: 4,917
Posted By TedBovis
Jaws. The Exorcist. Both adapted almost word...

Jaws.
The Exorcist.

Both adapted almost word for word.
Forum: Movies 19-01-2012, 19:29
Replies: 266
Views: 34,772
Posted By TedBovis
The original "Nightmare on Elm Street" was a...

The original "Nightmare on Elm Street" was a really scary film when it first came out. Unfortunately, all the crap sequels and "Freddie vs Jason" nonsense has dulled its effect over the years.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2012, 13:51
Replies: 51
Views: 3,014
Posted By TedBovis
Karate Kid vs the...

Karate Kid vs the chicken

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2fZR_-TgaA&feature=fvwrel
Forum: Movies 04-01-2012, 13:09
Replies: 150
Views: 10,852
Posted By TedBovis
I can't see how anyone could dislike this:...

I can't see how anyone could dislike this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToCq_c3wOM8&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Movies 31-12-2011, 01:35
Replies: 459
Views: 66,718
Posted By TedBovis
Hal 9000 in 2001. "Daisy, Daisy..."

Hal 9000 in 2001. "Daisy, Daisy..."
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