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Discussion in 'Happy Hour' started by Bronk, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. Bucky

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    Watched Shotcaller last night. Solid movie.
     
  2. DixieDestroyer

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    I’ve seen some clips that looked good...like the AB shanking up the coloreds on the yard. ;)
     
  3. Bucky

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    That's right no PC BS in this one
     
  4. Extra Point

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    I've been watching old movies. Old movies are almost universally better than current movies. I watched four old comedies.

    1. The Devil and Miss Jones, 1941. Starring Robert Cummings and Jean Arthur. A store owner goes undercover in his own store. Recommended.

    2. I Married a Witch, 1942. Starring Veronica Lake. A witch decides to torment the descendent of the man who denounced her but things go awry. Recommended.

    3. Champagne for Caesar, 1950. Starring Ronald Colman and Vincent Price. A well educated ne'er do well goes on a game show. Recommended.

    Some Like it Hot, 1959. Starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemon and Marilyn Monroe. Two men dress like women. If you find men dressing like women funny you'll like this movie. I don't so not recommended. Not recommended even though it has Marilyn Monroe in it.
     
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  6. Heretic

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    Hollywood still pushing the "Nazi" theme in movies almost 80 years later with "Operation Finale" opening this past week.

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    A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.

    Give it a rest already. Thankfully, it only garnered a pathetic 7.8M at the box office.

    Don't worry, though, Hollywood has another original idea up their sleeve with a remake of the great 1987 "The Predator" movie, coming out very soon. o_O
     
  7. DixieDestroyer

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    The rootless cosmos of Hellyweird absolutely love propagating the myth of the “Hollowhoax”. Their “protocols” are vehement on pushing ‘White guilt’...via an endless onslaught of lies.
     
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    The holocaust never happened for the simple reason that the Germans, even if they wanted to pull off such a project didn't have the logistical ability to do it. The logistics of doing such a thing while fighting for their lives on multiple fronts were far beyond any nation at the time except maybe for us (we were never fighting for our lives as a nation) or the Soviets.
     
  9. Charles Martel

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    The Conjuring (2013) 8/10

    First horror movie I've ever liked. The real Lorraine Warren has a cameo appearance in it (she's very old now).
     
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    Does it get any Jew-ier than a biracial romance holocaust movie?

     
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    Hahahahaha. No one is going to see this movie. It’s too artsy for any normie to see plus the WWII / race mixing propaganda has to be getting old for more than just people like us.
     
  12. Extra Point

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    I know many younger viewers don't like old black and white films but they're well worth looking into. These comedies are worth watching for example.
     
  13. Heretic

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    Another pathetic week at the box office (last week):

    The Predator $24.6M
    The Nun $18.2M
    A Simple Favor $16.0M
    White Boy Rick $8.9M
    Crazy Rich Asians $8.7M

    I was perusing some local and some not local primary (not the cheap secondary) theaters last week and some were playing old movies like "The Sound of Music" and the "Lord of the Rings" movies from over a decade ago. They are getting desperate.

    At some point, these brick-and-mortar monstrosities are going to go belly-up. It's just like the NFL, they could make a product that could pack the seats (and the stands...saw quite a few empty seats in the top level at Heinz field during the Steelers game) by having a more White-friendly or traditional product, but they won't, because it doesn't fit their long-term agenda of White dispossession and displacement.
     
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    Exactly. I see by the headlines currently on Drudge that the Emmys predictably were another far-left political "resistance" show, and the ratings were bad. But they don't care, just like Nike doesn't care if its stock and sales drop some after hiring Kaepernick.

    The corporate communist outlets -- Hollywood and much of Big Business including the NFL -- will continue to support the same message, and advocate the same narrative, and they'll consolidate around their remaining audience, which is still substantial and which is their "base" to put it in political terms. Our side only has the much smaller alternative media, which is being marginalized and deplatformed whenever possible by the left, which makes it very difficult to consolidate and organize our "base," which is roughly the half of the country that voted for Trump. As long as they dominate the main institutions of control, no matter how discredited and illegitimate they are in the eyes of Trump's base, they feel they're still in charge. Hopefully we can continue to nibble away at their credibility and build the alternative media before the end of the Trump administration, whether one terms or two, because if not we'll be out of time.
     
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    There have been quite a few others with sympathetic Germans: The Eagle Has Landed, Decision Before Dawn, A Time to Love and a Time to Die, The Last Valley (Thirty Years War), Waterloo (Prussians save Wellington), Stalingrad (1993) and a better Stalingrad film around 1958 Dogs do You Want to Live Forever?, The Bridge, Straf Battallion. Those I could think of off hand, all or nearly all on DVD or youtube.

    Saturday night TCM is showing Ten Seconds to Hell (1959), directed by Robert Aldrich, who made films of hard men in conflict. This time they are Germans played by American actors, Jack Palance and Jeff Chandler. The story is about German POWs coming back to postwar Berlin and taking jobs in bomb disposal. They had done the same work in the German army.

    Ten Seconds to Hell is on TCM at 10:15 ET Saturday night, September 22. It is also available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
     
  16. Heretic

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    Box Office totals from this week:

    The House with a Clock in Its Walls $26.9M (New) (Kids Movie)
    A Simple Favor $10.4M
    The Nun $10.3M
    The Predator $8.7M
    Crazy Rich Asians $6.5M

    How long until we start seeing "Building for Lease" signs going up?
     
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    Some of those mentioned, such as Stalingrad, The Eagle Has Landed, The Last Valley, Das Boot, and Cross of Iron generally did not portray Germans in a positive light, although they had a few German characters who were not portrayed as evil, such as some of the common soldiers in Cross Of Iron.

    Waterloo (one of the greatest movies of all time in my opinion) was almost entirely about the French and the British, although the Prussian arrival late in the day was decisive. Field Marshal Blücher was age 72, yet he marched all the way from Prussia to Belgium. The movie was made by the Russian Sergey Bondarchuk, and Jews had little or no input (the producer, director, screenwriter and the actors were not Jewish).

    One movie with sympathetic Germans is Luther (2003) . Like Waterloo, it's very close to historically accurate. It's not a Hollywood movie and has little input from Jews, except for one actor (Peter Ustinov) being of partial Jewish heritage.
     
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    So what is your point? You wanted "sympathetic" Germans didn't you? Would you prefer Waterloo without Blucher?

    Nearly every Vietnam movie before We Were Soldiers showed American soldiers as psychos at worst, witless dupes at best. And several 50's American films on WW II gave an unflattering view of the US Army; From Here to Eternity, Attack, The Naked and the Dead.

    BTW a staple of Cold War era movies was the Good German; Hell and High Water (1954), Jump Into Hell )1955), China Gate (1957), The Bedford Incident (1965), The Defector )1966).
     
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    One of my favorite pictures is “Gods and Generals”...which (rightfully) portrays the Confederacy in a positive light. Showing the heroic character of great Americans such as Robert E Lee, Thomas J Jackson & James Elwell Brown Stuart.
     
  21. Charles Martel

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    I don't know why you ask "Would you prefer Waterloo without Blucher?" Blücher barely makes an appearance in the movie Waterloo, but in real history he was instrumental in the defeat of Napoleon.

    I'm not especially sympathetic to Germans, I have no German heritage, and I don't like Adolf Hitler. But I would sooner see the regular German soldiers portrayed realistically as the ordinary and often brave men they were, rather than as evil caricatures.

    My point is that although in movies made by non-Jews, Germans from time periods other than WW II, including the time directly after the war, are not necessarily portrayed in a negative way, there's not a single movie set during the years of WW II where most Germans are not portrayed as evil or insane. There are a few movies not made by Jews or people who work for Jewish producers where there are some decent German characters, such as in Cross of Iron.

    True, those who ran Hollywood did all they could to demonize and/or degrade white American soldiers.

    Good examples are Platoon by (((Oliver Stone))) and Casualties of War from a book by (((Daniel Lang))), and also as you mentioned From Here to Eternity by (((Fred Zinnemann))) and The Naked and the Dead from a book by (((Norman Mailer))).
     
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  22. Extra Point

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    Has anyone watched any of these comedies I recommended? If so what did you think of them?
     
  23. Heretic

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    Box Office Results From This Past Week:

    Night School $28.0M (New) (All-negro "comedy" featuring supposedly funny anti-Trump midget Kevin Hart about attending night school to obtain your GED)
    Smallfoot $23.0M
    The House with a Clock in Its Wall $12.5M
    A Simple Favor $6.6M
    The Nun $5.4M

    Next week's numbers should improve significantly with "Venom" and "A Star is Born" opening, but still good to see the pitiful receipts, above.
     
  24. Charles Martel

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    I like a lot of old movies from the 30s and 40s.

    Some I recommend:

    The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935) Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone
    Les Misérables (1935) Charles Laughton, Fredric March, Cedric Hardwicke
    The Petrified Forest (1936) Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart (his first major film)

    The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland (my favourite actress of all-time)

    Night Key (1937) Boris Karloff
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) Charles Laughton (great performance as Quasimodo), Cedric Hardwicke, Maureen O'Hara
    The Four Feathers (1939) John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C Aubrey Smith

    Dark Victory (1939) Bette Davis

    Rebecca (1940) with Joan Fontaine (Olivia De Havilland's sister) and Lawrence Olivier
    City for Conquest (1940) James Cagney (about a boxer)
    Sullivan's Travels (1941) with Veronica Lake and Joel Macrea

    The Glass Key (1942) with Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd

    This Gun for Hire (1942) also starring with Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd
    The Pride of the Yankees (1942) with Gary Cooper
     
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    My wife and I went to the local multiplex cinema a couple weeks ago to see Alpha. It was a pretty good movie. The thing that stood out, however, was how empty the movie theater was on a Saturday night. The concession workers were huddled up, talking when I approached; they were startled and glad to have a customer. Last time we went to the movies, EVERY time we've even gone to this theater, 5-6 concession lines are each 4-8 customers long! I'm glad if this a sign that we are at last starving Hollyweird.
    I recorded and watched the movie Rocky Balboa last week. What a turd. Besides being a disorganized non-story, the widower Rocky is now chasing some mudshark with teenage mulatto son. The mixed kid added nothing whatsoever to the plot, except that good ol' gratuitous Hollyweird miscgenist poison.
     

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