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Forum: Games and Tabs 8 hours ago
Replies: 530
The Group Shot Game
Posted By Captain Steel
I was just popping in. So I'll pass. :)

I was just popping in. So I'll pass. :)
Forum: Games and Tabs 8 hours ago
Replies: 530
The Group Shot Game
Posted By Captain Steel
From left to right, I know who the first four...

From left to right, I know who the first four are...
Elliot Gould, Donald Sutherland, Sally Kellerman, Tom Skerritt...
But for the two guys on the right and the one who his back to the camera, I...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 11 hours ago
Replies: 2,967
Coronavirus
Posted By Captain Steel
I never knew this, but learned it with all the...

I never knew this, but learned it with all the talk about Covid... that the flu shots are only about 33% effective! (That's far less than the ratings given the various Covid vaccines)!

Makes me...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 29
Batman (1989)
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: Batman (1989)

Having the Joker be the killer of Bruce Wayne's parents was a total retcon. So the parts of his origin that were explored in the '89 movie were just all wrong. ;)

Personally, I liked when Batman...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 6
The New Wonder Years
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: The New Wonder Years

They've got a tough act to follow using the same title & premise. (I still may try to check it out, though.)

In hindsight, the original is now a masterpiece of classic TV that most likely will...
Replies: 3,272
Things that annoy you...
Posted By Captain Steel
This reminds me of one of my pet peeves - Doctors...

This reminds me of one of my pet peeves - Doctors who threaten to charge you if you cancel an appointment without 24 hours notice... but who make you wait 2 or more hours in a waiting room.

(My...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 3
R.I.P. Melvin Van Peebles
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: R.I.P. Melvin Van Peebles

89... same age as my mom.

R.I.P., Mel.

As Uncle Junior might say, "They're droppin' like flies!"
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 days ago
Replies: 514
Post a Random movie scene thread.
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: Post a Random movie scene thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84VVZEw9vBs
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 days ago
Replies: 514
Post a Random movie scene thread.
Posted By Captain Steel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yreHtMO2kCg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yreHtMO2kCg
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
Replies: 33
when/do you read movie reviews?
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: when/do you read movie reviews?

As with the OP, I'll read them before a film only if I have little invested interest in it (and want to know if it's worth spending the time watching). But usually I'll only read them after viewing...
Replies: 3,272
Things that annoy you...
Posted By Captain Steel
That's annoying. ;)

That's annoying. ;)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: Movies predominetly set at night

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Murder By Death (1976)
Airplane (1980)
Die Hard (1988)
Judgement Night (1993)
Big Night (1996)
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) - a whole lot of vampire & werewolf...
Replies: 3,272
Things that annoy you...
Posted By Captain Steel
I really don't know, honeykid. I only know that...

I really don't know, honeykid. I only know that any DC comics that had "The Animated Series" under the title copied the simpler art style of the TV cartoons (whether it was Batman or Superman - the...
Replies: 3,272
Things that annoy you...
Posted By Captain Steel
Agreed, and that thought crossed my mind after I...

Agreed, and that thought crossed my mind after I typed my post.

The disturbing aspect is that it has "The Animated Series" on the cover and is done in the exact same style. For nearly 3 decades...
Replies: 3,272
Things that annoy you...
Posted By Captain Steel
Somehow I don't remember graphic depictions of...

Somehow I don't remember graphic depictions of lesbianism on the old Batman: The Animated Series...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E4SNj6nWQAMdO2L.jpg

On the cover is says (in small print): "Ages...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 58
My Favorite Meryl Streep Performances
Posted By Captain Steel
Yes, it was part of the plot... because Elaine...

Yes, it was part of the plot... because Elaine revealed she faked orgasms with Jerry... so the conversation turns to "acting"... Elaine suggests they go see a Meryl Streep movie because Streep is so...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 58
My Favorite Meryl Streep Performances
Posted By Captain Steel
Jerry Seinfeld called Meryl Streep "pretentious"...

Jerry Seinfeld called Meryl Streep "pretentious" on Seinfeld. ;)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene

A classic... thanks to Bob Seger!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2UVsyVLLcE
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 3
Every romantic comedy ever
Posted By Captain Steel
"We see her co-worker is quirky because she has...

"We see her co-worker is quirky because she has eye glasses."

:laugh:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene
Posted By Captain Steel
I appreciate this one as a bad example. The...

I appreciate this one as a bad example. The Beach Boys "California Girls" is a great tune and could work for an action sequence, but I somehow doubt Bond was skiing in California (although I don't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene
Posted By Captain Steel
Is this a pre-existing piece of music or was it...

Is this a pre-existing piece of music or was it composed for the movie?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene
Posted By Captain Steel
Re: Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkGKc_1CtdM
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 2,294
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Captain Steel
I've had plenty of opportunities to watch this...

I've had plenty of opportunities to watch this film, but for some unknown reason I always seemed to have an aversion to sitting down and watching it (and would always opt for something else). ...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Perfect Song Chosen for a Movie Scene
Posted By Captain Steel
Somehow the song "The 10 Commandments of Love" by...

Somehow the song "The 10 Commandments of Love" by the Moonglows works in this scene from A Bronx Tale (1993), even though it seems the antithesis to what's happening (but in movies, scenes of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 20
Misremembering movies
Posted By Captain Steel
Thank you. I was sure the song appeared...

Thank you. I was sure the song appeared somewhere in the movie, but always thought it was the back-music for this particular scene.