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Two Stupid Things I Didn't Know ?

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by Joe Strummer, Jul 17, 2012.

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  1. Joe Strummer

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    My local newspaper has the TV listings.
    I always check what movies will be playing on TCM.
    The other day I saw the movie "Fight Club" listed
    on some channel.
    I've seen the movie ---
    and I thought it fairly ridiculous.
    I do love Ed Norton's work as a whole +
    Brad Pitt is....well .....Brad Pitt.
    But.......
    Here's the stupid thing I didn't know --
    The paper listed "Fight Club" = 4 Stars outta 4 Stars !
    Are you kiddin' ?.......no friggin' way !
    That would mean it's rated as high as.....say ?....
    "The Wizard of Oz ":nworthy:

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    #2 )
    Speaking of "The Wizard Of Oz".....
    The lyrics to "Over The Rainbow " =
    "Somewhere over the rainbow
    Way up high
    There's a place that I heard of'
    once in a lullaby "
    .
    WRONG !
    I've been singing the wrong lyrics for years !
    the correct lyric is not "PLACE"
    it is "LAND that I heard of - once in a lullaby"
    ( not that I've been singing this song for years -
    but I found myself quietly singing it to my
    7 month old son, this weekend )
    He likes it !:nworthy:
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    2 things I didn't know ?
     
  2. MisterJJ

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    And to tie the two together, here's the TV guide summary of the Wizard of Oz:

    "Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she meets, then teams up with three complete strangers to kill again."
     
  3. Turtleman

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    Thanks - that provided the best laugh I'll probably have all week!
     
  4. Joe Strummer

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    That is funny as hell !......and oddly correct !:thumbsup:
     
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    I'd watch "Fight Club" over "Wizard of Oz" any day of the week.
     
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    The first rule about the movie Fight Club is you don't talk about the movie Fight Club.
     
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    Heres movie trivia, and DO NOT CHEAT:

    According to IMDB's movie reviewers, what are the top 3 rated movies on IMDB?
     
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    I know "The Shawshank Redemption" has been #1 for as long as I can remember. Good movie? yes - bet movie ever? IMO no.

    "The Godfather" is usually #2. #3 is probably some god-awful James Cameron piece of crap like "Avatar" or "Titanic" LOL.
     
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    I was going to say Pulp Fiction would be in the top 3, but just checked and would have been close but no cigar.
     
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    Fight Club is the greatest movie ever made. I've seen it at least 100+ times.
     
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    #3 Godfather part 2
    #2 Godfather part 1
    #1 Shawshank Redemption
     
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    I remember the stupid things

    It's the important things I forget. Greatest movie ever made --Das Boat !!
     
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    Goodfellas for serious movie, The Jerk for comedy
     
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