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by Farrel
November 16, 2005, 8:45 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Eddie Guerrero passes away
Replies: 142
Views: 20813

the point is that the WWE isnt going to screen employees no longer under their payroll. No, the point is that when these guys were wrestling with the WCW/WWF they were heavy steriod and/or drug/alcohol abusers. the company may have recently implemented stricter regulations in regards to drug-use, c...
by Farrel
November 16, 2005, 1:05 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Eddie Guerrero passes away
Replies: 142
Views: 20813

I wasnt suggesting that they screen former employees. the question was "how many more wrestlers have to drop dead before drug and steroid screening becomes mandatory for WWE employees[?]" my response was that the only recent drug-related deaths in the business were from wrestlers who were ...
by Farrel
November 15, 2005, 10:55 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Eddie Guerrero passes away
Replies: 142
Views: 20813

lol, all that critiscm and you manage to weave your way to my response?
the point is that the WWE isnt going to screen employees no longer under their payroll.
by Farrel
November 15, 2005, 2:24 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Eddie Guerrero passes away
Replies: 142
Views: 20813

After the untimely passing of Eddie Guerrero, WWE and the entire sports-entertainment community is steel reeling from the devastating loss of a champion. The initial autopsy reports on Guerrero have come in. WWE.com spoke with Eddie’s widow, Vickie Guerrero, earlier today. “It was heart failure. It...
by Farrel
November 15, 2005, 1:47 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Eddie Guerrero passes away
Replies: 142
Views: 20813

rick rude, curt hennig, bobby duncum jr.(?), ms. elizabeth - the more recent deaths due to drugs were all inactive when they OD'd. just something to consider. yokozuna, the british bulldog, stu hart, hawk, and owen hart died of illnesses, natural causes, or a poorly overseen PPV stunt. for anyone wh...
by Farrel
November 14, 2005, 7:30 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Eddie Guerrero passes away
Replies: 142
Views: 20813

one of the best at what he did. I never liked his (stage) character, but considering the hand he was dealt and his experience, he always had my respect as far as wrestling goes.

LWO for the win.
by Farrel
November 14, 2005, 5:13 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Boondocks
Replies: 5
Views: 830

fucking brilliant and hilarious only because most of the material is so true...in that unstereotypical way.

still hard to believe that the kids are voiced by regina king though.
by Farrel
November 13, 2005, 8:13 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Underrated Bands
Replies: 9
Views: 1416

the mars volta. 8)
by Farrel
November 12, 2005, 2:13 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Spidey 3
Replies: 57
Views: 6961

no doubt. sin city had the privelege of being co-directed by its creator.
by Farrel
November 12, 2005, 2:04 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Spidey 3
Replies: 57
Views: 6961

I look forward to the creators presentation of his/her movie. I never understood fans of a movie thinking they know better than the creator. You obviously liked what they offerd the first time you saw what they made...now all of the sudden you know better tahn them? You don't trust in their judgeme...
by Farrel
November 8, 2005, 2:51 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Spidey 3
Replies: 57
Views: 6961

by Farrel
November 4, 2005, 8:28 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: kong (2005)
Replies: 62
Views: 7934

Im more of a naomi fan myself. 8)
by Farrel
November 4, 2005, 5:12 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: kong (2005)
Replies: 62
Views: 7934

by Farrel
November 1, 2005, 9:21 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: saw II
Replies: 15
Views: 1789

I was thinking the idea may have come from the end of "Seven"...you know, with Spacey and Pitt. anyway, while the first's acting wasnt as decent (granted it wasnt rehearsed), the 2nd seemed like it lacked the character development of the first, to the exception of john. granted there were ...
by Farrel
October 31, 2005, 11:49 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: saw II
Replies: 15
Views: 1789

saw II

loved it. not as great as the first, but great nonetheless. as with most sequels, you should really see the first film before this one.

8/10

:twisted:
by Farrel
October 25, 2005, 5:50 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: A History of Violence
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Im afraid Im with Sion here. I saw it this past sunday with really high expectations, which may have been part of the problem. The plots and sub-plots seemed predictable and formulated, the sex scenes were extreme in an unnecessary way (thanks though, maria), the dialogue was rather cheesy, there wa...
by Farrel
September 30, 2005, 11:04 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The mother of all racial comments
Replies: 20
Views: 1667

from another source: WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and other Democrats on Thursday demanded that former Education Secretary William Bennett apologize for remarks on his radio program linking the crime rate and the abortion of black babies. Bennett responded that the comments, made W...
by Farrel
September 23, 2005, 9:32 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Corpse Bride official site
Replies: 11
Views: 1521

awesome film. well-casted voice-overs, nice cinematography, fairly decent score, and at least a dozen references to former burton films.
9/10 :D
by Farrel
September 12, 2005, 9:34 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: [Hatchet]
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Plot Outline: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.
-imdb

whats with new orleans and horror this fall? skeleton key...hatchet....katri-
sorry.
by Farrel
September 6, 2005, 7:38 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: I haven't watched TV in 8 months
Replies: 32
Views: 2551

the only shows Im really keeping up with are the sopranos and family guy. other than that, its msnbc or the aux channel for ps2 (if that counts).
by Farrel
September 6, 2005, 10:55 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Satellite Radio Question
Replies: 20
Views: 2171

I agree 350% that 50 cent is garbage, I never liked him or anyone on GUnit. But Game.. (yes he was on gunit for a couple of months.. but not anymore) Is far from untalented. Could you come up with a fourteen and a half minute long freestyle that actually sounds good and doesn't repeat itself AT ALL...
by Farrel
September 6, 2005, 12:36 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Satellite Radio Question
Replies: 20
Views: 2171

there's not a lot to discuss. rap's gone pop :(

but if it contributes to a convo... game > 50
by Farrel
September 3, 2005, 1:38 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: CONGRATULATIONS WINNOW ON WINNING THE POWERBALL
Replies: 14
Views: 1376

wait, is this for real? congrats, if so, winnow. 8)

if its not...Ive fallen for worse. :oops:
by Farrel
September 2, 2005, 10:42 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Kanye West - Late Registration
Replies: 21
Views: 2335

hmm, I didnt know that wasnt considered sampling. I wouldnt say its different entirely because theyre still using instrumentals that are not originally their own. but "men in black/forget me nots" was a lot less severe (or more original) than "kashmiir(sp)/come with me"...so I se...
by Farrel
September 2, 2005, 12:08 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Kanye West - Late Registration
Replies: 21
Views: 2335

will smith is the king of sampling, he almost puts diddy to shame. but because the police sample was done in remembrace and probably overnight given the timing, I never cared much for it. but Im disappointed that kanye, a top tier producer, would have so many sampled on his album. hes still one of t...
by Farrel
August 31, 2005, 1:32 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Dungeons & Dragons 2: The Elemental Might
Replies: 10
Views: 1294

EQ lore? urban legend.
by Farrel
August 29, 2005, 5:31 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Supes Trailer
Replies: 11
Views: 1330

Im still shaky about spacey taking the role of luthor. its nothing to do with his abilities as an actor, but physically, he just doesnt give off that boss-like presence that luthor should. I had the same problem with hackman in the films from back in the day, but Im going to keep an open-mind. and t...
by Farrel
August 29, 2005, 5:27 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Corpse Bride official site
Replies: 11
Views: 1521

Im not sure youll ever find a modern re-make without the creator's twist on it. true, most of burton's films are set with the dark, gothic theme; but looking back on films like the batman duo, scissorhands, and hollow, I wouldnt have wanted them any other way. remember the batman movies/shows were i...
by Farrel
August 28, 2005, 7:20 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Corpse Bride official site
Replies: 11
Views: 1521

huge burton fan here and "nightmare" is one of my all-time favorites, Im definately looking forward to this 8)

be sure to play the dart game in the pub if youre looking forward to the film.
by Farrel
August 25, 2005, 5:16 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Right wing media obsession with Karla Homolka
Replies: 22
Views: 1869

by Farrel
August 25, 2005, 5:12 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Fat or big-boned?
Replies: 26
Views: 1915

Bennett also told the 5-foot-7, 250-pound woman that she was statistically likely to outlive her also-obese husband and that she would have a hard time finding a new man as a fat woman.
should have just bitten his tongue here.

as for the rest...well, we've seen worse. :roll:
by Farrel
August 4, 2005, 12:43 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Heath Ledger is this year's hottest new star!
Replies: 4
Views: 523

first, naomi watts and now this. I bet he shits bars of gold, too.
by Farrel
August 4, 2005, 12:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: States protecting private property, Alabama likes their dogs
Replies: 9
Views: 727

you dont know the half of it...
:?
by Farrel
July 28, 2005, 3:55 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: oops? (london suspect shooting)
Replies: 210
Views: 31832

Im not sure how you consider it ethical to shoot a man in the back of the head while he's pinned even once. because he might have been trying to detonate a bomb? whoever shot him had to make a split decision. I would say he made the right one but people with 20/20 hindsight would probably disagree ...
by Farrel
July 27, 2005, 12:36 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: oops? (london suspect shooting)
Replies: 210
Views: 31832

5 times in the back of the head or once makes no difference. If you are shooting someone in the head the intent is to kill. That being the case might as well make sure. Im not sure how you consider it ethical to shoot a man in the back of the head while he's pinned even once. I believe many people/...
by Farrel
July 26, 2005, 1:39 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: oops? (london suspect shooting)
Replies: 210
Views: 31832

took a trip to london a few years back and I recall it being much colder than I expected (in may), so I picked up a hoody from the GAP in picadilly circus... anyway, Im still completely in favor of the non-lethal, detaining law enforcement weapons in development here in the states (tranqs, long-rang...
by Farrel
July 23, 2005, 6:46 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: oops? (london suspect shooting)
Replies: 210
Views: 31832

oops? (london suspect shooting)

didnt see a thread here so I figured I start one. LONDON - Police on Saturday identified a man they mistakenly shot dead in a London subway station during the investigation into recent terrorist attacks as a 27-year-old Brazilian citizen. The victim was wearing a heavy padded coat when plainclothes ...
by Farrel
July 23, 2005, 6:39 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Willie Wonka
Replies: 12
Views: 2159

Kids manners nowadays are going totally to shit, and why is this? you might ask. Its because parents do not beat their children anymore because its "wrong". Well ok, but when your child is acting like this in a theatre, I think it should be perfectly legal for the people they are ruining ...
by Farrel
July 4, 2005, 12:56 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: War of the Worlds - Spoilers
Replies: 47
Views: 8409

the lack of explanation behind their waiting 1M years So who exactly do you think would have been able to um, ask the Aliens why they waited 1M years to attack... theyre attempting to land on moving, hostile mechanism? I thought they were crows which sensed the shit was dieing, like the ones eating...
by Farrel
June 30, 2005, 1:38 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: War of the Worlds - Spoilers
Replies: 47
Views: 8409

I read the (first few chapters of the) novel several years back and enjoyed it about as much as I did the movie. I dont recall why I didnt finish it, but the same thing happened with Dracula , only I still aced a book report on that (go, public schooling). [hide] I love the feeling of helplessness a...
by Farrel
June 28, 2005, 11:58 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: kong (2005)
Replies: 62
Views: 7934

kong (2005)

by Farrel
June 7, 2005, 10:18 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith -=[ SPOILERS ]=-
Replies: 151
Views: 34628

I enjoyed ep's I & II. I know theyre far from great films, but I just love how the story lead up into ep. III, especially in regards to palpatine triple-crossing everyone and their mother to gain absolute power. as a third-gen fan, its easier for me to hold them all to the same standards and I h...
by Farrel
May 20, 2005, 12:26 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith -=[ SPOILERS ]=-
Replies: 151
Views: 34628

everything I expected. 9/10 kudos to those who connected plagus(sp) with anakin's birth, Id have never thought about that. heres something I could use a little help with; why did padme choose the names luke and leia? Ive assumed luke was named after lucas but I was hoping for some sort of "real...
by Farrel
March 20, 2005, 9:11 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Ring Two
Replies: 12
Views: 1405

a real disappoint coming from a fan of the first one. its just pure fluff.

2/10 for naomi's hot self and the sound the deer/elk makes during the antique fair.
by Farrel
March 16, 2005, 7:25 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: All we are saying is "Give Peace a Chance"
Replies: 31
Views: 3773

I dont think anyone really respects 50 anymore, especially after "Piggy Bank." he's all "shoot em up", clothes, and ho's and those "artists" never last. he's set himself up for failure and hes gonna fall right where ja and the other clowns did.

next. :roll:
by Farrel
March 14, 2005, 6:17 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: New Star Wars Trailer
Replies: 51
Views: 6303

if those fail, just try http://starwars.com now. the "medium" & "large" sizes are open to the public, but only the thirteen-thirtyseven and priveleged hysperspace and AOL members can see it in "EXTRA LARGE." as far the trailer. not as exciting as the teaser from way...
by Farrel
March 9, 2005, 1:29 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Ignorance at Blockbuster
Replies: 20
Views: 2054

I 'converted' to movie gallery this past week for a reason similiar to this...well not really. but the blockbuster (the only one in this college-university town) isnt corporate-owned, which means we get retro-late fees, no guaranteed-to-be-theres, and a bunch of other the-promos-dont-mean-shit-here ...
by Farrel
March 8, 2005, 12:33 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: SAW
Replies: 21
Views: 2418

probably the best horror/suspense film since "seven". Id agree that the acting wasnt up to par, but considering that it was shot entirely in 18 days (pre-prod in 5, the bathroom scene in 6) and they chose not to rehearse before shooting, I couldnt expect much more.

9/10
(-1 for acting)
by Farrel
March 4, 2005, 2:43 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Pacifier
Replies: 16
Views: 1798

I always hoped they'd remake Mr. Nanny! One thing I don't understand... where are the black people? I thought hollywood had stopped making movies with white folks, and were simply remaking every moderately successful film of the last 30 years with an all new, hip cast of black people! Those blacks ...
by Farrel
February 25, 2005, 1:45 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: PS2 family games
Replies: 18
Views: 2435

Ive only played half of the X, but maybe its not too early to start him on the final fantasy series? edit: oh, and duh, <-- batman vengeance edit2: you can run a gamepro search by genre, rating, console and such and come out with a list like this: ps2 & E-rating... http://gamepro.com/search.cfm?...