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  1. / Edited by: babydiapers on Mar 19, 2011 12:03 AM
  2. > {quote:title=lzcutter wrote:}{quote} > *A little touchy, are we, lazycutter? I know your tactics. You're trying to coax the mod into banning.* > > They don't need any coaxing, you are doing a find job all on your own. I am going to be here for a very long time.
  3. "I suspect Val knows, he is just responding to your narrow-mindedness." - lazycutter That type of name calling is unwarranted.
  4. A little touchy, are we, lazycutter? I know your tactics. You're trying to coax the mod into banning. Not gonna work, sweetie. Not by a long shot. Everyone is entitled to air their opinions here. And I've been more than respectful despite the very rude, hostile, snarky reception I've received from 90% of the regulars around here, and that includes you, so you can get down off your high horse, now.
  5. > {quote:title=babydiapers wrote:}{quote} > > {quote:title=lzcutter wrote:}{quote} > > *See what I mean about decline of culture and literacy? The word is "repudiate", toots. Look it up.* > > > > I suspect Val knows, he is just responding to your narrow-mindedness. > > > > To your way thinking none of us should be watching or liking or loving (to name a few): > > *Sunset Blvd*, *All About Eve*, *A Star is Born*, *Born Yesterday*, *Spartacus*, *Some Like It Hot*, *The Apartment*, *The Naked Spur*, *The Man from Laramie*, *Seven Men from N
  6. > {quote:title=lzcutter wrote:}{quote} > *See what I mean about decline of culture and literacy? The word is "repudiate", toots. Look it up.* > > I suspect Val knows, he is just responding to your narrow-mindedness. > > To your way thinking none of us should be watching or liking or loving (to name a few): > *Sunset Blvd*, *All About Eve*, *A Star is Born*, *Born Yesterday*, *Spartacus*, *Some Like It Hot*, *The Apartment*, *The Naked Spur*, *The Man from Laramie*, *Seven Men from Now*, *To Kill a Mockingbird*, *Ride the High Country*, *Oliver! *, *Who's Afraid
  7. > {quote:title=ValentineXavier wrote:}{quote} > > {quote:title=babydiapers wrote:}{quote} > > And I repudiate you for it. > > Guess I'll just have to refudiate you for it... See what I mean about decline of culture and literacy? The word is "repudiate", toots. Look it up.
  8. Oh dear, I really tire of having to read these dreary apologia for current movies and culture. I stopped going to the cinema about 5 years ago. It finally dawned on me that I would leave the theatre with an empty feeling, as if I'd just wasted the previous 2 hours of my life. Its different when I watch old movies (those completed prior to 1949.) Its not just that they knew their craft better, and concentrated on dialogue and meaning rather than special effects, T&A and trying to launch the next catch-phrase. Its that they were from a different time. I can escape the wretchednes
  9. > {quote:title=kriegerg69 wrote:}{quote} > > *(and if a board admin reads this, I don't appreciate the censorship in this thread...several replies have gotten deleted since I was here yesterday. That's nonsense.)* Not to worry, krueger69, I'll get to the bottom of that if I have to knock up every programmer at the TCM front office! Don't you worry about that!
  10. I just checked the TCM lineup for the next couple nights. "Thelma and Louise". "Amadeus". "Silence of the Lambs." People, if we don't start fighting this now, these new programing execs at TCM with their "fresh" ideas and their need to express themselves are going to keep slipping more and more of these "new classics" into the TCM schedule, until all we're left with is another Cinemax, or Hallmark channel or some such. And it's not just TCM we've got to fight. TCM over the years has apparently enlisted a subsegment of their viewership which ostensibly watch the channel for "class
  11. Hey, Fred C Dobbs! I actually recognize you from Professor Thoma's board. I enjoy your comments there, as well. You appear to be the only sensible one here. Frankly, I don't get it. I thought a cable channel which is known for showing old movies would attract, you know, viewers who enjoy old movies. Guess not. CGI movies have no business being shown on TCM. None. You want to talk about business decisions? TCM's core competency is old movies. Not CGI summer blockbusters. Here's a prediction: any movie made today with CGI will be thought of as a complete joke 20 years from n
  12. yes, foxrayman, I get this is 31 days of Oscar (even though only 28 days in this month.) I do watch TCM. In fact, it is the only channel on television I will watch. The Oscars started in 1929. I'll be charitable and extend the acceptable period of movies out to 1974. That means we've got 45 years of Oscar movies to focus on, and we don't need to go wading in the dreck of the post oil crisis world for more movies. If I wanted to watch Lord of the GD rings, I'll watch TBS or AMC or some crap. I want TMC to focus on the silent era, and the 30's through the early 60's (but mostly
  13. Why is TCM playing lord of the rings tonight?! I watch TCM to escape contemporary Hollywood bilge, not indulge in it! If TCM persists in these sorts of unfortunate programming decisions, I will stop watching. I will also do my best to lobby my politicians to pull the plug on this folly.
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