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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    Rec for linking the two.
    The only reason you like Buckaroo is because the bad guy's resume includes a Clarkson education.

    Or was that Remo Williams?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    The only reason you like Buckaroo is because the bad guy's resume includes a Clarkson education.
    Which guy? I think you told me this before.
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    I am sick of Samuel L. Jackson...the dude is in 75% of the movies that come out now and he literally plays the same guy in each one. Clint Howard has more range
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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyman View Post
    I am sick of Samuel L. Jackson...the dude is in 75% of the movies that come out now and he literally plays the same guy in each one. Clint Howard has more range
    Kind of like Liam Neeson in his past half dozen movies?

    Liam and Sam have range, but they are now stuck in "character" mode. It sucks.
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    Buckaroo and Big Trouble are amazing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyman View Post
    I am sick of Samuel L. Jackson...the dude is in 75% of the movies that come out now and he literally plays the same guy in each one. Clint Howard has more range
    Black Snake Moan. He plays an entirely different character than you've seen from Samuel L. Jackson in a very long time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Clown View Post
    Black Snake Moan. He plays an entirely different character than you've seen from Samuel L. Jackson in a very long time.
    That was one messed up, but awesome, movie. And I agree on that role.
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    So I heard on the radio today that Eddie Murphy teeeted "coming to America sequel??"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deutsche Gopher Fan View Post
    So I heard on the radio today that Eddie Murphy teeeted "coming to America sequel??"
    Escaping from America?
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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Clown View Post
    Escaping from America?
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    That passage always makes homesick for NY.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deutsche Gopher Fan View Post
    So I heard on the radio today that Eddie Murphy teeeted "coming to America sequel??"
    Please no.

    Eddie is doing anything to make a buck nowadays. It's so sad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    Prince Akeem: Good morning, my neighbors!
    Voice: Hey, f-ck you!
    Prince Akeem: [genuinely happy] Yes, yes! F-ck you too!


    That passage always makes homesick for NY.
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    Semmi: Oh, thank you, Your Majesty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slap Shot View Post
    King Jaffe Joffer: Semmi, you have disgraced yourself, and you must be punished. Confine yourself to our royal suite at the Waldorf-Astoria.
    King Jaffe Joffer: And see that he puts on some decent attire.
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    Semmi: Oh, thank you, Your Majesty.
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    What a great movie.
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    "When you think of garbage think of Akeem!"

    Watch that back to back with Trading Places and you will laugh so much you could cure cancer!
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    The new Disney live action Beauty and the Beast seems to be getting divided reviews. A rave in The New York Post, a pan in The Wall St. Journal. I haven't read the review on Roger Ebert's website yet (yes they have been keeping it going...), though I see it got three stars.

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    I think it shows the lack of creativity at Disney that they are doing this stuff. I mean from all accounts it is almost the exact same movie as the cartoon...whats the point?

    Plus...no Jerry Orbach!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyman View Post
    I think it shows the lack of creativity at Disney that they are doing this stuff. I mean from all accounts it is almost the exact same movie as the cartoon...whats the point?

    Plus...no Jerry Orbach!
    What's the point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by unofan View Post
    What's the point?

    $$$$$$
    I'm curious if that Pete's Dragon remake made them any money. It didn't seem to be a big hit, and while there may be other projects like these two that are filming, not producing stellar profits could (hopefully) kill other re-boot projects that are still in the script/casting phases.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyman View Post
    I think it shows the lack of creativity at Disney that they are doing this stuff. I mean from all accounts it is almost the exact same movie as the cartoon...whats the point?

    Plus...no Jerry Orbach!
    Because a lot of people went to see the live-action Jungle book, and so now we're doomed with live-action remakes for the next 10 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unofan View Post
    What's the point?

    $$$$$$
    Thanks Captain Obvious

    Well my feeling is No Jerry Orbach = No money!
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