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« Reply #6960 on: January 08, 2018, 01:56:10 PM »
Three Billboards is one of the best movies I've seen in years. McDormand is absolutely brilliant as usual and Harrelson was very good. Thought Sam Rockwell absolutely stole the show though.

It's hard to imagine it topping Get Out but the rich old white liberal Americans who vote for the Oscars will probably avoid an African-American genre movie that critiques them specifically like it's the plague when it comes to the big awards.
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« Reply #6961 on: January 08, 2018, 01:59:32 PM »
Three Billboards is one of the best movies I've seen in years. McDormand is absolutely brilliant as usual and Harrelson was very good. Thought Sam Rockwell absolutely stole the show though.

Class movie, can't understand anyone who doesn't rate this movie.
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« Reply #6962 on: January 08, 2018, 04:19:04 PM »
Hated the ending though.
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« Reply #6963 on: January 08, 2018, 05:54:08 PM »
Sightly off topic what did you guys make of Kirk Douglas at 101 years old getting wheeled out at the golden globes last night?

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« Reply #6964 on: January 08, 2018, 07:23:17 PM »
Sightly off topic what did you guys make of Kirk Douglas at 101 years old getting wheeled out at the golden globes last night?

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« Reply #6965 on: January 08, 2018, 07:24:55 PM »
Sightly off topic what did you guys make of Kirk Douglas at 101 years old getting wheeled out at the golden globes last night?

If he's able for it what's the harm? He seemed pretty happy. Do people expect older folks to sit in the corner and wait to die or something?

Makes me want to get round to watching Spartacus, if anything.

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« Reply #6966 on: January 08, 2018, 09:36:44 PM »
I didnít see it but it couldnít have been any worse than the sight of Mohammed Ali being wheeled out for the olympics in London. A horrible act of manipulation and exploitation, trying desperately to hijack the reputation of a great man to add clout to their own shitty event.
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« Reply #6967 on: January 08, 2018, 09:38:34 PM »
I didnít see it but it couldnít have been any worse than the sight of Mohammed Ali being wheeled out for the olympics in London. A horrible act of manipulation and exploitation, trying desperately to hijack the reputation of a great man to add clout to their own shitty event.

Surely his family/advisers have to take the blame there, he was continually getting wheeled out at events for years, they were obviously trying to get every penny they could
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« Reply #6968 on: January 08, 2018, 09:43:25 PM »
I didnít see it but it couldnít have been any worse than the sight of Mohammed Ali being wheeled out for the olympics in London. A horrible act of manipulation and exploitation, trying desperately to hijack the reputation of a great man to add clout to their own shitty event.

Surely his family/advisers have to take the blame there, he was continually getting wheeled out at events for years, they were obviously trying to get every penny they could

It was f**king disgusting. Itís one thing the worthless f**kers of children wheeling him out like a freak the circus but the Olympic committee to say ah yeah letís do it was just as bad.
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« Reply #6969 on: January 08, 2018, 09:55:38 PM »
Iím sure Ali agreed to this, on many levels it helped possibly financially for his family and awareness of the illness he had.. I wouldnít get bogged down by it or think it was exploitation, never looked at him like a freak either..

Past Antrim captain Anto Finnegan was at Croke Park with his family in a wheelchair, standing ovation from the near sell out game, raising money and awareness for his illness.. I didnít hear anyone think it was disgusting, in fact it was messages of bravery, strength determination
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« Reply #6970 on: January 08, 2018, 10:01:45 PM »
Iím sure Ali agreed to this, on many levels it helped possibly financially for his family and awareness of the illness he had.. I wouldnít get bogged down by it or think it was exploitation, never looked at him like a freak either..

Past Antrim captain Anto Finnegan was at Croke Park with his family in a wheelchair, standing ovation from the near sell out game, raising money and awareness for his illness.. I didnít hear anyone think it was disgusting, in fact it was messages of bravery, strength determination

Totally different situations and illnesses
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« Reply #6971 on: January 08, 2018, 10:09:05 PM »
Iím sure Ali agreed to this, on many levels it helped possibly financially for his family and awareness of the illness he had.. I wouldnít get bogged down by it or think it was exploitation, never looked at him like a freak either..

Past Antrim captain Anto Finnegan was at Croke Park with his family in a wheelchair, standing ovation from the near sell out game, raising money and awareness for his illness.. I didnít hear anyone think it was disgusting, in fact it was messages of bravery, strength determination

Totally different situations and illnesses

I didnít say they were the same, but how do you know Ali didnít want to bring awareness and raise money? And most of all generate money for his family? 
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« Reply #6972 on: January 08, 2018, 10:58:46 PM »
Iím sure Ali agreed to this, on many levels it helped possibly financially for his family and awareness of the illness he had.. I wouldnít get bogged down by it or think it was exploitation, never looked at him like a freak either..

Past Antrim captain Anto Finnegan was at Croke Park with his family in a wheelchair, standing ovation from the near sell out game, raising money and awareness for his illness.. I didnít hear anyone think it was disgusting, in fact it was messages of bravery, strength determination

Totally different situations and illnesses

I didnít say they were the same, but how do you know Ali didnít want to bring awareness and raise money? And most of all generate money for his family?

Ali had been suffering from Parkinsons for close to 30 years when they trotted him out at the Olympics. He was as about as aware of his surroundings as a cow is as aware of the existence of pluto. It was exploitation pure and simple by one side who wanted the moolah and another side who wanted to piggyback off his reputation.
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« Reply #6973 on: January 08, 2018, 11:19:42 PM »
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/27/sport/olympics-muhammad-ali/index.html

Raising money pure and simple.. not just for his family but his projects too.. Exploiting in a positive way
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« Reply #6974 on: January 09, 2018, 12:12:09 AM »
Three Billboards is one of the best movies I've seen in years. McDormand is absolutely brilliant as usual and Harrelson was very good. Thought Sam Rockwell absolutely stole the show though.

Class movie, can't understand anyone who doesn't rate this movie.
I thought it was a class film too but I suppose some critics  bypass the black absurd humour  and focus on the blatant implausibility in the storyline  and some  ott corny character depictions.

Special mention for the actor who played the kid in the advert agency.