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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are you doing at this very moment?

Watching NCIS waiting on a late dinner my talented son created from near scratch.
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Avatars - Are you tied to yours?
Posted By Othelo
Re: Avatars - Are you tied to yours?

Well, since I haven't checked in in quite a while, I don't even remember what the hell my avatar is, yeah I can go check my profile but too lazy at the moment. I guess I'll find out when I post this...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-06-07
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Favorite Director?
Posted By Othelo
Re: Favorite Director?

Right now I would have to say Cronenberg. He hasn't made a film (aside from the drag racing one) that I haven't watched and thoroughly enjoyed. Looking forward to Eastern Promises in a big way!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 10-06-07
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Great films you just can't re-make
Posted By Othelo
Re: Great films you just can't re-make

Great choice! I agree that Kubrick in general should not be touched. I think that any film can be remade, but should it be? There is so much talent out there, writers, directors who actually have...
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The person above me thread
Posted By Othelo
Re: The person above me thread

(Does) the person above me know that Watchmen is being cast as I type and Zack Snyder (I believe) Is directing. I really don't want them to screw it up the way they did Constantine, what a shame....
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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are doing at this very moment?

And that strength, however normal for you, makes you special. My condolences and respect!
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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are doing at this very moment?

Holy cow Nebbs! Congrats in a big way!

For my part I'm sore S O R E. I work in a warehouse for a major US organic and health foods retailer (betya cant guess who that is) love em or hate em they...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 10-06-07
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Happy Birthday Othelo
Posted By Othelo
Re: Happy Birthday Othelo

Thank you all!!

Ahhh midlife, what a concept.

:)
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What is Love?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What is Love?

Okay, no long screed from me on this one. Love is the feeling in the pit of your stomach when what you love isn't near. In essence love like so much else can only be defined in its absence. When ya...
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This Modern Life: A Parable in Three Sentences
Posted By Othelo
Re: This Modern Life: A Parable in Three Sentences

Define "modern." 20th century? Post-industrial revolution? That would be my first question.
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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are doing at this very moment?

Alternately feeling excited and depressed about my birthday tomorrow. Wondering if and when I'll ever feel my age. (whatever the hell that means)
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What is Love?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What is Love?

Love is chocolate, plain and simple.

Well OK not really, but it comes damn close.
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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are doing at this very moment?

Just got home from work, been away for a while many, many changes in my life...most of them positive! Just wanted to wish everyone well, I miss being a part of the conversation :(

Oh and by the...
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The Pussy Thread
Posted By Othelo
Re: The Pussy Thread

So I guess its way too late (not to mention dangerous) to jump on the inuendo bandwagon...sigh...

Tried to take a picture of my kitty but the camera batteries wore out :(
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Poll: The Death Penalty
Posted By Othelo
Re: The Death Penalty

Imagine, if you will, a life of eternal boredom, where freedom is nonexistent and life is one monotonous day of potential violence after another, where your only source of pleasure is surviving...
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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are doing at this very moment?

Getting ready to wake my wife and take her to bed ;)
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Marijuana: Do you do it?
Posted By Othelo
Re: Marijuana: Do you do it?

Occasionally, very occasionally.

A good friend (whom I mentioned some time before) does almost every evening. My brother does almost every day. I like to mellow just enough to take the edge off...
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Anyone thinking about the 08 election?
Posted By Othelo
Re: Anyone thinking about the 08 election?

This is going to seem wholly undemocratic of me but I wholeheartedly support such a system. Better yet, make those receiving any form of social assistance be required to vote. Make citizenship...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 03-20-07
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New Romero "Dead" Film (Thank you Europe and Japan)
Posted By Othelo
Re: New Romero "Dead" Film (Thank you Europe and Japan)

Kids in the woods, cameras...sounds a little familiar to me...I'm just sayin'
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 03-19-07
Replies: 17
New Romero "Dead" Film (Thank you Europe and Japan)
Posted By Othelo
Re: New Romero "Dead" Film (Thank you Europe and Japan)

I love Romero but the thing that made the "Dead" series so important in the beginning was totally lost on the last one. These films are at their best when they tackle social issues or current events....
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Anyone thinking about the 08 election?
Posted By Othelo
Re: Anyone thinking about the 08 election?

Unfortunately, McCain is not the best choice for the country or for the republican "radical right/family values" crowd, although one of the most "viable" candidates for taking a large swath from the...
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What are you doing at this very moment?
Posted By Othelo
Re: What are doing at this very moment?

Doing well actually, very well. Been working on my novel, started another and have been writing (with the help of my wife and another very good friend) lots of short stories of various genres. I miss...
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Quote of the Day
Posted By Othelo
Re: Quote of the Day

Nice quote, I like that one!

"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared." - Gautam Buddha
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-19-07
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Saddest movie you have seen
Posted By Othelo
Re: Saddest movie you have seen

Wow, that's a hard one. I don't really go for the tearjerker, there are elements of sadness in most every film I find interesting. Probably "Wings Of Desire" not really sad in the western sense but...