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Amentep

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  1. I loved Westworlds first two seasons. Much better than the previous Westworld tv series. But I imagine the way it tells its stories isn't for everyone. I've got to watch new LiS.
  2. NC-17 just existed because the X rating had been rendered meaningless. The big problem with the R rating is that studios don't tend to make as much profit on R film hits as PG 13 hits, and the studios don't want to spend 10 million to make 20 million, they want to spend 150 million to make 300 million.
  3. I've sent the link to this thread to Fionavar, you may want to reach out to him via PM as well.
  4. FUN TRIVIA FACT, U. S. COMIC BOOKS TYPICALLY USE ALL UPPER CASE LETTERS, AND USE BOLD FOR EMPHASIS OF WORDS INSTEAD OF MIXED CASE AND ALL CAPS. THIS MADE IT HARDER FOR OLD PRINTING PRESSES TO MAKE THE TEXT ILLEGIBLE. CLASSICALLY, UNTIL COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY CAUGHT UP TO IT, MOST LETTERING WAS DONE BY HAND. THE BIG EXCEPTION IN THE U. S. WAS CHARLTON COMICS WHO ACTUALLY HAD A GIANT TYPING MACHINE AND TYPED THE LETTERING IN FOR SOME COMICS DIRECTLY ON THE ARTWORK.
  5. I hope it does well just because it doing so might mean I get a chance to see Project U.F.O. again...
  6. Principal photography began Sept 2017, was still shooting in May 2018. I think there was a break in filming, not sure if they restarted.
  7. Wallpapers (2 types of 2 wallpapers each for desktop and mobile for 8 images in all), 2 ringtones, 2 facebook/twitter headers and 2 facebook twitter profile pics and 1 cosplay reference for Ellie and a Maurader each.
  8. PRevious thread - Bring your funny, put it here.
  9. There's a political thread for politically related things. Please use it.
  10. Since the OP admits to no constructive point to his post, thread locked as it is just trolling. Vitriol, please read the forum guidelines.
  11. Once upon a time...in Hollywood Really enjoyed it. It might be Tarantino's most upbeat film in a way, and a charming mix mash of real and fiction on several layers.
  12. Canadian by naturalization as I recall. His dad was from the US, his mom from the UK, but he grew up in Canada from memory and became a Canadian citizen.
  13. David Hedison. The Fly, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV), The Lost World, Live and Let Die, License to Kill and guest appearances on television for three decades.
  14. I'm not a big fan of changing names in adaptions (that said with specific cases I can see why it might be done). However the way credits are done, writers get credited only if they made demonstrated changes to the script and one of the 'play the system' ways that's been traditionally done is to rename all the characters. So a character who might have been Hung in one draft may become Long in another. Its silly, but might account for the name changes in this adaption as a whole (and may not, as well).
  15. I think Long was the translation of the surname that's usually translated Lung these days. Not 100% sure on that, but I've definitely seen Long on older (pinyin?) translations.
  16. How many US films in the 30s and 40s had transgender themes that were suppressed post-code (or were realized pre-code)? I wasn't under the impression transgender had made much of a pop culture impression until Christine Jorgensen in the early 1950s. The Hays Code did have provisions against overt sexuality and "perversity" which probably would have kibboshed transgender storylines (although a docudrama might still get through, like Wood's Glen or Glenda), but I'm just not aware of anyone trying to make a film about the topic until Jorgensen made headlines so am curious as to what examples I'm not aware of. The CCA was driven by new media fears; Frederick Wertham had spuriously connected juvenile delinquents who read comics and, discounting the fact that over 90% of kids in the city read and traded comics, declared comics as the common factor. It wasn't helped when the Brooklyn Thrill Killers were dropped into his lap. Oddly though, everyone ignored him when he began the same campaign against television. Many of Wertham's accusations about comics have been transferred over the years to any new thing kids seem interested, heavy metal, rap, video games, etc. However the CCA was also a way for comic publishers to hurt their competition. Archie, National, Atlas, etc., set rules that specifically targeted the best selling comics from EC and Lev Gleason.
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