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re: Charles Dance confirms Game of Thrones movie being discussed (Season 4 spoilers) - NWHoustonTiger
Very intriguing, but there's so much to Robert's Rebellion that you may need 2 or 3 movies to properly tell the story. I've always thought Robert's Rebellion would make sense as a "flashback season" if HBO wanted to drag out GoT's run and/or needed time for GRRM to finish writing the books. ...


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re: Which QB Was Better? - NWHoustonTiger
[quote]but wait. he was a senior QB under Nick Saban. I thought bad QB play was a Miles inability to develop QBs thing? [/quote] Saban only signed three QBs from 2000-02 - Marcus Randall, Ricky Clausen (or one of those Clausen brothers) and Lester Richard. Somehow Jimbo & Saban thought that ...


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re: Jeremy Hill and Alfred Blue both are over 150 yds - NWHoustonTiger
Blue is having a really nice day, but KeKe Mingo has dropped him for a loss at least 3 times in the 2nd half. Love seeing LSU guys succeed at the next level. ...


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re: The ending of Dracula Untold reminded me a lot of the ending of.... - NWHoustonTiger
Universal is trying to create a cinematic universe for its "monster" properties, a la Marvel/Disney. The scene which is being discussed in this thread was apparently added in post-production so that this Dracula story-line could be shoe-horned into the "Monster Universe." (see story [link=(http://w...


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re: 9 Avengers Rumors Including One Dealing with Ryan Gosling - NWHoustonTiger
[quote]ive pretty much accepted the majority on this board will hate anything DC related before it comes out. [/quote] I think you are probably right. I've always liked DCs characters more than Marvel (I consider Batman the most-interesting character in all of comics), but I have real concerns a...


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re: Ezra Miller to play Big Screen Version of The Flash - NWHoustonTiger
I thought Geoff Johns had previously indicated that they wouldn't confuse their TV and film universes - i.e. characters appearing on the Arrow/Flash TV universe wouldn't appear in the Justice League movie universe played by different actors. Does anybody think this won't turn out to be a raging ...


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re: Game of Thrones question (CONTAINS SPOILERS THROUGH S1E9 on Page2) - NWHoustonTiger
The relationship between Tywin and his children is one of the most-fascinating aspects of the show. Each of the children has qualities that Tywin values - Jaime for his martial prowess, Cersei for her ruthlessness and extreme ambition, and Tyrion for his intellect. However, none of the Lannister k...


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re: Scorpion - premieres tonight (9/22) on CBS, 9/8c - NWHoustonTiger
It stars Katharine McPhee, T-1000, and Khal Drogo's curly-haired buddy. I'll give it a shot....


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re: LSU vs. Sam Houston on SEC Network - NWHoustonTiger
FWIW - My UVerse channel guide shows "SECAHD" as channel 1608 and "SECBHD" as channel 1609. I assume this is the SEC Network "A" and "B" alternates mentioned above....


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re: Hacked iCloud's led to all the celeb nudes today - NWHoustonTiger
Why do celebs even keep potentially embarrassing photos on their phones? Are they really that dumb and/or unsophisticated? Don't their agents and managers warn them about these risks? And if they absolutely have to send a naked pic to a significant other, wouldn't they be better off just using s...


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re: Liam Neeson willing to reprise Ra's Al Ghul role on Arrow - NWHoustonTiger
That would be awesome, but won't (and shouldn't) happen because the Ra's of the Arrow universe is not the same Ra's as in the Dark Knight Trilogy universe. Who would you guys like to get the part? No one actor really jumps out to me, but a couple guys I could live with: Pedro Pascal (Oberyn Mar...


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re: Is Western imperialism the root of many of the world's problems? - NWHoustonTiger
Aside from the printing press, steam engine, automobile, airplane, space travel, personal computers, medical cures & treatment for all manners of diseases, freedom of speech/association/religion et al, and many other things that have allowed mankind to live longer, healthier and more-prosperous live...


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Potential ID of James Foley's Killer - NWHoustonTiger
[img]http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/08/22/1408693317856_Image_galleryImage_Abdel_Majed_Abdel_Bary_Re.JPG[/img][img]http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/08/21/1408613720097_Image_galleryImage_ISIS_beheading_video_of_J.JPG[/img] [i]"A British rapper who travelled to Syria to fight for ISIS has ...


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re: Just watched a graphic video of ISIS executing its opponents - NWHoustonTiger
By any measure, ISIS is now a near-term threat to the US. Just recently, ISIS members [link=(http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/08/15/isis_flag_white_house_image_may_or_not_be_real.html)]allegedly tweeted images from Chicago & the White House[/link], and there are reports that ISIS opera...


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re: Who should have won an oscar but didn't for their role? - NWHoustonTiger
In 1998, Tom Hanks was nominated for [i]Saving Private Ryan[/i] but lost out to Roberto Benigni. Also, Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth) lost out to Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare In Love). ...


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re: The main villain for season three of Arrow - NWHoustonTiger
Very cool. The Arrow producer's comments seem to indicate that Arrow could use Ras because he would not feature into the "Batfleck" universe. I think one could infer that DC will at least keep their film and TV universes separate - i.e. characters who appear in the Justice League film universe won't...


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Hollywood Reporter: How Marvel Became the Envy (and Scourge) of Hollywood - NWHoustonTiger
Fascinating article in THR on the executive & creative team behind Marvel. How many people have even heard of Ike Perlmutter? [link=(http://m.hollywoodreporter.com/v/MoviesNews/HowMarvelBecameEnvy)]LINK[/link] ...


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re: How the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Situation Plays Out - NWHoustonTiger
I have already laid out how I would respond in a prior thread... [quote]Posted by NWHoustonTiger on 7/18 at 12:08 pm to DeltaDoc There’s no way Obama even does anything close to this, but I would demand the following of Putin: 1. Putin must come clean immediately about the incident. 2. U...


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re: Elizabeth Warren's 11 Commandments of Progressivism - NWHoustonTiger
In a sense, I would like to see Warren as the Democratic nominee in 2016. Warren, more so than Hillary Clinton, would shift the election's focus from personality/biography to ideology (even though she, like Hillary, would be vying to be the first female US President). We really haven't had an ideolo...


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re: How the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Situation Plays Out - NWHoustonTiger
[quote]So WTF do you want and think the U.S. should do? [/quote] Well, gee, I guess we should follow the advice of all you Paulistas and "non-interventionists" and basically do nothing. It's none of our business anyways. Historically, the US has been every bit the warmonger that Russia has been, so...


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