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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-29-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,232
Posted By thedeskE
No, but it is entertaining if you're willing...

No, but it is entertaining if you're willing bypass several points of reality.
It's actually quite positive once you get past the action stuff that's obviously there to
pay the bills.

Casting...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,274
Posted By thedeskE
Enjoying it as well. Didn't have any interest...

Enjoying it as well. Didn't have any interest when it aired, but a friend wanted it for a trip, so I helped with the season acquisition and after a check of the first episode I kept watching.

It...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,232
Posted By thedeskE
Nikita Mathilda Leeloo Angela Cataleya ...

Nikita
Mathilda
Leeloo
Angela
Cataleya
Sun Kyi
Lucy

Not like there's a pattern, but Leeloo might be the best mirror here,
Supreme Being #2...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By thedeskE
The guy was certainly nuts in one respect, but he...

The guy was certainly nuts in one respect, but he did get the attention of some of the great artists
that evolved to Alien and other works. It filled quite a bit of background info for me in that...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-21-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By thedeskE
Perhaps Donald Fagen's Nightfly - not everyone's...

Perhaps Donald Fagen's Nightfly - not everyone's cup o tea

Dated equipment can't compete with what's available now, but it's valued for the "Clean" sound where nothing can hide in the "Mix" It has...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By thedeskE
Agree - Look back on Rockford Files as one of the...

Agree - Look back on Rockford Files as one of the few TV shows that had something good in the script. Perhaps it was just the actor that held it together ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By thedeskE
If it brings a grin, why not! ;)

If it brings a grin, why not!
;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,029
Posted By thedeskE
Never a soccer fan, but decided to watch & really...

Never a soccer fan, but decided to watch & really enjoyed the game. Can't say I'll keep up with the sport, but I gained a new respect for it, the athletes, and the BS of a different type that...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,661
Posted By thedeskE
So, it was 3 other movies? Nice - Was it yet...

So, it was 3 other movies? Nice - Was it yet another Tom Ruse Kinda Sorta something that looks like it was about something else, like the last however many Tom Ruse kinda OK movies that we like...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By thedeskE
Agree - Rare Film

Agree - Rare Film
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-10-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By thedeskE
Um, Yes - The Zimmer/Garrard Light score from...

Um, Yes - The Zimmer/Garrard Light score from Iglasias kind of puts you right there. No need to point out all the Ridley Sandals we'll see ;)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By thedeskE
Way Under - Snoozy little flic you can fall...

Way Under - Snoozy little flic you can fall asleep watching unless you're willing to help it along.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,269
Posted By thedeskE
There's no need to ask. Anyone who paid 100 bucks...

There's no need to ask. Anyone who paid 100 bucks a month for 20 years and finally decided to take matters in their own hands is showing signs of sanity IMO. 5 thousand bucks and you watched 3-5...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 230,909
Posted By thedeskE
Agree, but pushing that specific device at this...

Agree, but pushing that specific device at this point in the series doesn't help it along, be it campy trash or not. What's the point of revisiting this? Been there & got it, so ... ? Russel Edginton...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 230,909
Posted By thedeskE
As if there's an overload of amazing programming...

As if there's an overload of amazing programming produced to enlighten the minds of the unwashed herd and free us from greed.

Really... ? Seriously...?

On a finer note, the first 2 seasons were...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By thedeskE
What is it with Tom and political/historical hot...

What is it with Tom and political/historical hot spots?

Anyone?
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6,038
Views: 269,526
Posted By thedeskE
Thankfully, the writer didn't consider any silly...

Thankfully, the writer didn't consider any silly PC of our time to be worthy of this story. Places like this must insert the very thing that doesn't exist in the story.

Why?
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 194,269
Posted By thedeskE
Agree - I just finished the series after ignoring...

Agree - I just finished the series after ignoring it during it's entire run (anti TV anything am I)
and I have to say, it's completely unique in many respects. The most important is NOT paying off...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-24-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 230,909
Posted By thedeskE
Whatever this season is, it's feeding on long...

Whatever this season is, it's feeding on long lost ideas and junk.

Yes it was entertaining trash a few years ago, but now, it's leftover
regurge for long lost ideas. Look elsewhere unless you're...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,038
Views: 269,526
Posted By thedeskE
And in a non so subtle move, got the hell outta...

And in a non so subtle move, got the hell outta dodge in quick order ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6,038
Views: 269,526
Posted By thedeskE
That was nice touch - using the crossbow that...

That was nice touch - using the crossbow that killed Ros.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-17-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 103,863
Posted By thedeskE
Ah yes, I remember this scene. Discarded? Only...

Ah yes, I remember this scene. Discarded? Only for some. The TV Omission (if you like) plays well enough. I would love the extra detail, but like so many things...not enough time.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 103,863
Posted By thedeskE
I think it plays very well. Yes, Shae and Tyrion...

I think it plays very well. Yes, Shae and Tyrion are quite different on TV, but the TV writing doesn't veer too far IMO. I respect what must happen in compression mode for TV and it's pretty darn...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 103,863
Posted By thedeskE
That was interesting. A big "what Now" in a...

That was interesting. A big "what Now" in a sense.

Pleased with the ender in general.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-14-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By thedeskE
Won't Be long before that happens[/QUOTE] Ah...

Won't Be long before that happens[/QUOTE]

Ah yes - the stink meter - if it's on DVD really fast, you know
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