| O-T Lounge|| re: Scam Phone Calls - chinese58 on 9/12/14 at 11:19 pm|
Happens to my 80+ year old parents all day every day. The people have lists they call from. Usually older people that they hope aren't as mentally sharp as most.
You can't convince people their age they don't have to answer the phone every time it rings. It's like they think that it's being dish...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Geronimo an American legend - chinese58 on 9/12/14 at 10:23 pm|
Good watch. Duvall is great in it too....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why do entities that have well designed web sites feel the need to change? - chinese58 on 9/11/14 at 12:06 am|
Scout also made this type of change recently. A lot of it is because more people are using phones or tablets & want to scroll. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: On Repeat: Why People Watch Movies and Shows Over and Over - chinese58 on 9/10/14 at 11:44 pm|
[quote]I could watch the end of Shawshank Redemption every day.[/quote]
I'm that way about Antwone Fisher. The rest of the movie kind of plods along, but the ending is fantastic.
I'm that way about the beginning of Flight! :pimp:...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: S.O.A Season 7 Episode 1: Black Widower - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 8:04 pm|
Thanks for the heads up. I'll try to watch it again....
| Movie/TV Board|| The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 8:02 pm|
Starts Sunday night.
Anyone else planning on watching this?
[quote]Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor are examined together for the first time in Ken Burns' impressive seven-part, 14-hour documentary [/quote]
| Movie/TV Board|| re: John Wayne movie question. - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 7:55 pm|
She was already 32 years old in 1960. Loved her.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: John Wayne movie question. - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 7:39 pm|
[quote]The cast and crew totaled 220 people. By 1981, 91 of them had developed some form of cancer and 46 had died of the disease.[/quote]
Like anyone who ever lived between Gonzales & BR on the River Road, or a black man living in Natchez in the 60's.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Movies you are ashamed of enjoying - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 7:30 pm|
Not ashamed of any of these.
Nothing wrong with these that people have listed:
Gross Pointe Blank
Steel Magnolias (great if you turn it off when she gets sick)-Same thing for the one with Jack Nicholson as the retired astronaut.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: TV shows that will never get the credit they deserve - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 7:05 pm|
Boyd might be the best character on television.[/quote]
[quote]Walton Goggins does NOT get enough acclaim. He should be winning Emmys every year. He's become a world-class actor.[/quote]
He makes Justified great! It would be good without him, but he mak...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Remember the Titans - Is there a cheesier sports movie than this? - chinese58 on 9/9/14 at 6:51 pm|
[quote]And there wasn't near the amount of racial tension as was portrayed in the movie. [/quote]
We had a "race fight" in our high school auditorium in 1975. Happened first thing in the morning during homeroom. A black guy said something to a white girl & all of the white guys started fighting a...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How many posters would get fired for hitting their wife? - chinese58 on 9/8/14 at 11:45 pm|
[quote]went to prison or something. [/quote]
I've had a couple customers go to prison. An independent mover for dealing crack & a furniture store owner for killing his partner. They both started back doing business with me after prison.
The only thing that freaked me out about the mover/crack ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Name an actor and the first character that comes to mind who they played. - chinese58 on 8/30/14 at 11:33 am|
[quote]Robin Williams - Mork, Mork & Mindy
Tom Hanks - Forrest Gump
Jeff Bridges - The Big Lebowski
Woody Harrelson - Woody Boyd, Cheers
Michael J Fox - Marty McFly[/quote]
I'm so old I still think of John Travolta as Vinnie Barbareno (sp) from Welcome Back Kotter....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Name an actor and the first character that comes to mind who they played. - chinese58 on 8/30/14 at 11:31 am|
Si Robertson-Uncle Si...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who is the oldest, yet physically fit person you know of personally? - chinese58 on 8/26/14 at 11:46 am|
When I was in my early 20's meat head phase during the mid-80's, there was a 60+ year old man who could bench 460 pounds five or six times. He was a former Olympic lifer. He routinely worked out with more weight than anyone else in the club. His body looked like the comic book The Thing.
We used ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What happened to men? - chinese58 on 8/26/14 at 11:30 am|
Was reminded of this scene where the men were talking politics in Giant(1956) when I read the OP.
Blame it on Liz!...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What do we know about Andy Taylor's backstory? - chinese58 on 8/26/14 at 9:34 am|
[quote] What do we know about Andy Taylor's backstory?
He's one hell of a model American.
Slow to anger, talks first but can handle business if he needs to, high-school hero, athlete, a solid cop who never locks people up for dumb shit, puts family first, a good dad, a great friend, a solid sens...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Is There a More 90s Movie Than American Pie? - chinese58 on 8/26/14 at 9:07 am|
Speaking of 90's movies...
I got really excited today about LSU Fooball being four days away!
| O-T Lounge|| re: Has anyone ever received a surprise inheritance... - chinese58 on 8/25/14 at 11:52 pm|
That's awesome! :bow:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How many truly mentally ill people do you know? - chinese58 on 8/25/14 at 11:42 pm|
Know plenty of folks that do crazy things & I now many who fried their brains with drugs, but I don't really know too many mentally ill folks well.
I have a teenaged niece who has really bad migraines that keep her from having a regular life. She has been to different doctors in Louisiana, Texas...