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Looney

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  • Birthday 12/18/1974

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  1. For anyone out there whom may know, I am wondering how close dubbed versions of old Jackie Chan films are to their native language counterparts? I've recently watched WHO AM I? (1998), TWIN DRAGONS (1992), DRAGON LORD (1982), OPERATION CONDOR (1991), ARMOUR OF GOD {for some ridiculous reason titled OPERATION CONDOR II: ARMOUR OF GOD} (1986), PROJECT A (1983), PROJECT A: PART II (1987) WHEELS ON MEALS (1984), and CITY HUNTER (1993). Now Jackie does speak English in some of these, so I have to assume what is said is what was originally intended, but when he is dubbed things get REALLY crazy an
  2. HA! Thanks for all the responses. I too scanned everything I posted and did not see PITFALL (1948), but I wanted to double check so I decided to ask the community. Funny thing Dargo, I've never found Lizabeth Scott particularly attractive. And honestly I wasn't really a fan of her until I saw TOO LATE FOR TEARS (1949) on NOIR ALLEY. I bought that Blu-Ray immediately. I actually did not end up buying that PITFALL (1948) Blu-Ray this week. Right after I posted here I was contacted by someone in the Babylon 5 community about an item I have been trying to get my hands on, so the money
  3. So I am about to buy PITFALL (1948) on Blu-Ray, but I can't remember what I thought of it. I decided to stop by and read what I said when I saw it on NOIR ALLEY. Scanned all my posts and PITFALL didn't catch my eye. ..... Anyone remember what I thought of it? ..... 🤣😂🤣 I hope everyone is doing well, or as well as they can be. Sorry I didn't read through the hundred or more pages since my last post to catch up on what I have been missing. (I'm just glad my login still worked.)
  4. Haven't read any comments yet. Been having internet issues so I didn't catch the whole movie. I went ahead an bought it since it is one of two Greenstreet Lorre pictures I don't have yet. Hopefully I will see the whole thing by the end of the week.
  5. The more details are depressing. Just know that it is not fun to be out with such a woman and watch her rub her **** on literally every person on a dance floor, but you for hours. Well briefly you, but only briefly. The rest of the time she tried to get rid of you. Until she needed you again for a ride. And again later when she needed you to possibly bail her out of jail. That is the briefest outline of what happened. (This is a basic outline of Looney's entire life experience.) Oooo TCM Edit. How about "booty" TCM?
  6. So I was scanning what I have missed in the passed several weeks and saw this, but never saw that laffite was given and answer and I didn't answer sooooo. LOL When I originally signed up for Sling there was a $20 package, so with TCM it would have been $25. There was also a $25 package - which I have-, with TCM $30. Of course I don't know what their current pricing is, but I probably should. (Note I did go looking from pricing and what I found says the pricing is as I stated, but that wasn't actually on Sling's site so I don't know if it is still accurate.) THIS GUN FOR HIRE (1942) -
  7. Do you know the reasons the Programs were canceled? I am too lazy to look it up myself.
  8. Okay so just to add to what I already started. I can't really justify even a dollar a day for a streaming service just to access TCM. I am already paying for, HULUPLUS, Netflix Streaming AND DVD service, Amazon Prime, MLBTV, on top of $30 a month for Sling. That is also why all of the options people have given me are not panning out so far. They are even more expensive than Sling and for instance Hulu Live doesn't have any sports. Like I said, it isn't just me watching. If it were just me I wouldn't worry about the sports and put the MLB money into Sling. LOL CLASH BY NIGHT (1952)
  9. REALLY?! I already have HULU, but I've never seen any mention. I will investigate immediately. THANKS and thanks Dr. Somnabula for the Cord Cutters link. 👍
  10. Saw it Thursday evening. It was exactly what I expected. Did NOT care for it, but I would LOVE to see them try to spin a Batman Sequel out of this and with a ninety three million dollar opening weekend I'm sure they might try. I can't see LEAF Phoenix's Joker being much of a foil for any incarnation of Batman. I gotta say that I do have a problem with them pointing to him being seriously mentally ill, but I am glad that he knew it. Would I ever sit through this again. NOPE. And honestly I think with Phoenix's acting chops this could have been better. I blame Todd Phillips. He should no
  11. TRAPPED (1949) I really enjoyed it. I admit that Bridges disappearance does create a shift, but I also see it as an interesting twist - at least structurally. I admit that the having Sylvester (James Todd) be the vanquished villain was lacking, but it was still a decent idea for an On-The-Fly turn of events due to Bridges' illness. I have to admit that my favorite part of the film, and the aspect that may lead to me purchasing this little gem, was John Hoyt. His performance was good, but just the fact that he was playing against his typecasting thrilled me. LOL OKAY TCM FA
  12. THE HARDER THEY FALL (1956) I admit I have seen this one a few times. Predictable, but WOW that is a hell of a movie. The acting is so fabulous and I LOVE so many of those pretty pictures of the cities. The script is fantastic. I do understand how some could get bored with the subject matter, but it is just so well done. So many things one could discuss, but I think one of the most unique things about this movie is the scene where Nick (Steiger) tries to get Beth (Sterling) to play ball. Most of the rest of the movie is following a pretty well formulated and predictable structure.
  13. Prejudice. It was basically a re-reading of the movie script with some slight alterations. Another change I remember was Steve Brodie was not Floyd Bowers. Bowers was voiced by someone else.
  14. I don't know if the hour long SUSPENSE CROSSFIRE is better than the movie, but I also don't know how you could tell. I can't believe how much of what is in the movie made it into the radio program. It seemed like almost everything was the same. One place I noticed seemed a bit more rushed was when Montgomery kills Floyd. If I remember correctly there was more dialogue in the movie before the actual act. I'm sure there was more abbreviation than that in the SUSPENSE play, but that is the only thing I can remember off the top of my head. It was excellent.
  15. Thanks to some internet issues I was unable to watch NOCTURN (1946) when it aired on NOIR ALLEY last weekend. I watched it Friday night, here were my thoughts. NOCTURN (1946) Tonight I learned I am NOT a George Raft fan. I guess this movie just rubbed me the wrong way, especially Raft. I saw no glimmer of talent in him, though I assume there must be – or at least he can dance. LOL The rest of the cast was really good, but Raft just blah. My other big issues would be some of the logic involved. I feel there was no indication that Joe was acting differently as a detective than h
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