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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:59 pm

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
Young Frankenstein.
Case closed.
Thanks for agreeing.
Keep your Carry On films, your prejudice is showing.
You forget the remarks you made about Woody Allen.
I said there were exceptions. And Woody Allen hasn't made a funny film for donkey's years. 'My' Carry On films? They were awful. I always found the Peter Sellers Pink Panther films really funny, and I think I laughed all the way through The Holy Grail. But of course tastes change. It would be interesting to see them again. With hindsight I think I did find Young Frankenstein quite funny. It's a certain genre of heavy-handed American comedy that leaves me cold eg. Most things with Jim Carey (face-pulling isn't hilarious to me), Animal House, Dumb and Dumber, The Three Stooges (Marx Brothers were good), The Hangover...To be fair a lot of British humour is bloody awful too. There was a Carry On film on tv the other night, and I don't know how it was ever made public. Sid James would be arrested for lewd, degenerate behaviour and assault. How times have changed.
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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by Harbal » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:40 pm

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:Carry On films? They were awful. I always found the Peter Sellers Pink Panther films really funny, and I think I laughed all the way through The Holy Grail. But of course tastes change. It would be interesting to see them again. With hindsight I think I did find Young Frankenstein quite funny. It's a certain genre of heavy-handed American comedy that leaves me cold eg. Most things with Jim Carey (face-pulling isn't hilarious to me, Animal House, Dumb and Dumber, The Three Stooges (Marx Brothers were good), The Hangover...To be fair a lot of British humour is bloody awful too. There was a Carry On film on tv the other night, and I don't know how it was ever made public. Sid James would be arrested for lewd, degenerate behaviour and assault. How times have changed.
Your taste in comedy is very much in tune with mine, VT. Well done, it's not often I come across someone as sophisticated as myself. :wink:

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:47 pm

Harbal wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:Carry On films? They were awful. I always found the Peter Sellers Pink Panther films really funny, and I think I laughed all the way through The Holy Grail. But of course tastes change. It would be interesting to see them again. With hindsight I think I did find Young Frankenstein quite funny. It's a certain genre of heavy-handed American comedy that leaves me cold eg. Most things with Jim Carey (face-pulling isn't hilarious to me, Animal House, Dumb and Dumber, The Three Stooges (Marx Brothers were good), The Hangover...To be fair a lot of British humour is bloody awful too. There was a Carry On film on tv the other night, and I don't know how it was ever made public. Sid James would be arrested for lewd, degenerate behaviour and assault. How times have changed.
Your taste in comedy is very much in tune with mine, VT. Well done, it's not often I come across someone as sophisticated as myself. :wink:
Same here. :wink:

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by Hobbes' Choice » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:52 pm

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote: Thanks for agreeing.
Keep your Carry On films, your prejudice is showing.
You forget the remarks you made about Woody Allen.
I said there were exceptions. And Woody Allen hasn't made a funny film for donkey's years. 'My' Carry On films? They were awful..
Well Duh - there are always exceptions.

Oh and BTW. The Pink Panther films were made by Blake Edwards and that makes them American.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

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Hobbes' Choice wrote: Oh and BTW. The Pink Panther films were made by Blake Edwards and that makes them American.
They wouldn't have worked without Peter Sellers.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:18 pm

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
Keep your Carry On films, your prejudice is showing.
You forget the remarks you made about Woody Allen.
I said there were exceptions. And Woody Allen hasn't made a funny film for donkey's years. 'My' Carry On films? They were awful..
Well Duh - there are always exceptions.

Oh and BTW. The Pink Panther films were made by Blake Edwards and that makes them American.
Tsk tsk. Act your age. I know who Blake Edwards is.
And I forgot Adam Sandler. He must have made a pact with the devil to get famous. He's possibly the least funny human being to ever walk the earth.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by Hobbes' Choice » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:48 pm

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote: I said there were exceptions. And Woody Allen hasn't made a funny film for donkey's years. 'My' Carry On films? They were awful..
Well Duh - there are always exceptions.

Oh and BTW. The Pink Panther films were made by Blake Edwards and that makes them American.
Tsk tsk. Act your age. I know who Blake Edwards is.
You ask me to act my age. The Pink Panther films are American made, written and directed by Americans, and made by Mirisch, an American production company.
So go and get yourself a life whilst you are about it too.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:55 pm

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
Well Duh - there are always exceptions.

Oh and BTW. The Pink Panther films were made by Blake Edwards and that makes them American.
Tsk tsk. Act your age. I know who Blake Edwards is.
You ask me to act my age. The Pink Panther films are American made, written and directed by Americans, and made by Mirisch, an American production company.
So go and get yourself a life whilst you are about it too.
Your point? Woody Allen is American too. Peter Sellers 'made' those films, as Harbal just pointed out. I think you are going senile. You used to post quite intelligently, now you don't seem to have any reading comprehension skills at all. 'Get a life': a typically obnoxious Americanism with no discernible meaning.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by Hobbes' Choice » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:12 am

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote: Tsk tsk. Act your age. I know who Blake Edwards is.
You ask me to act my age. The Pink Panther films are American made, written and directed by Americans, and made by Mirisch, an American production company.
So go and get yourself a life whilst you are about it too.
Your point? Woody Allen is American too. Peter Sellers 'made' those films, as Harbal just pointed out. I think you are going senile. You used to post quite intelligently, now you don't seem to have any reading comprehension at all.
Peter Sellers whilst great was not enough to "make" ANY film. He was as capable of starring in turkeys just like any comic actor.
Maybe you've not seen his last film The Fiendish Plot of Fu Manchu.

The fact remains that his best films were American.
And some of the best comedy films are American;
Some lIke it Hot
The Graduate
Laurel and Hardy films
As Good as it Gets
The Witches of Eastwick
The Producers
The Blues Brothers
Team America
Groundhog Day
This is Spinal Tap.


The list goes on and on.
Sometimes when you get a bug in your arse about a country you tend to forget the good things. Obviously there is very little like Life of Brian, but you can't dismiss hundreds of great films because they are not the Life of Brian.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:18 am

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote: You ask me to act my age. The Pink Panther films are American made, written and directed by Americans, and made by Mirisch, an American production company.
So go and get yourself a life whilst you are about it too.
Your point? Woody Allen is American too. Peter Sellers 'made' those films, as Harbal just pointed out. I think you are going senile. You used to post quite intelligently, now you don't seem to have any reading comprehension at all.
Peter Sellers whilst great was not enough to "make" ANY film. He was as capable of starring in turkeys just like any comic actor.
Maybe you've not seen his last film The Fiendish Plot of Fu Manchu.

The fact remains that his best films were American.
And some of the best comedy films are American;
Some lIke it Hot
The Graduate
Laurel and Hardy films
As Good as it Gets
The Witches of Eastwick
The Producers
The Blues Brothers
Team America
Groundhog Day
This is Spinal Tap.


The list goes on and on.
Sometimes when you get a bug in your arse about a country you tend to forget the good things. Obviously there is very little like Life of Brian, but you can't dismiss hundreds of great films because they are not the Life of Brian.
I give up. Keep reading what you want to read. Actually I rather liked 'Fu Manchu'. :lol:

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by Hobbes' Choice » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:30 am

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote: Your point? Woody Allen is American too. Peter Sellers 'made' those films, as Harbal just pointed out. I think you are going senile. You used to post quite intelligently, now you don't seem to have any reading comprehension at all.
Peter Sellers whilst great was not enough to "make" ANY film. He was as capable of starring in turkeys just like any comic actor.
Maybe you've not seen his last film The Fiendish Plot of Fu Manchu.

The fact remains that his best films were American.
And some of the best comedy films are American;
Some lIke it Hot
The Graduate
Laurel and Hardy films
As Good as it Gets
The Witches of Eastwick
The Producers
The Blues Brothers
Team America
Groundhog Day
This is Spinal Tap.


The list goes on and on.
Sometimes when you get a bug in your arse about a country you tend to forget the good things. Obviously there is very little like Life of Brian, but you can't dismiss hundreds of great films because they are not the Life of Brian.
I give up. Keep reading what you want to read. Actually I rather liked 'Fu Manchu'. :lol:
yes give up - are you actually telling me that of those listed you liked none of them?
Are you saying ANY of them fit your shit dip stick criteria; "Americans can't do film comedy. They lack any subtletly or sophistication and are typically juvenile."
And yet you say you liked Fu Manchu?

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:42 am

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
Peter Sellers whilst great was not enough to "make" ANY film. He was as capable of starring in turkeys just like any comic actor.
Maybe you've not seen his last film The Fiendish Plot of Fu Manchu.

The fact remains that his best films were American.
And some of the best comedy films are American;
Some lIke it Hot
The Graduate
Laurel and Hardy films
As Good as it Gets
The Witches of Eastwick
The Producers
The Blues Brothers
Team America
Groundhog Day
This is Spinal Tap.


The list goes on and on.
Sometimes when you get a bug in your arse about a country you tend to forget the good things. Obviously there is very little like Life of Brian, but you can't dismiss hundreds of great films because they are not the Life of Brian.
I give up. Keep reading what you want to read. Actually I rather liked 'Fu Manchu'. :lol:
yes give up - are you actually telling me that of those listed you liked none of them?
Are you saying ANY of them fit your shit dip stick criteria; "Americans can't do film comedy. They lack any subtletly or sophistication and are typically juvenile."
And yet you say you liked Fu Manchu?
Did I say 'haven't ever been able to'? You need to learn to read. Is 'Team America' that puppet one? Yes, that was funny. 'As good as it gets'. An awful film. Can't see what was funny about it. Groundhog day. Very clever. I don't know if I'd call it a comedy though. Most of your list is pretty old. You need to learn to recognise hyperbole, and get a sense of humour. I'm surprised you like any comedy films. You take everything literally.
As for Fu Manchu. It's still better than The Hangover.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by Hobbes' Choice » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:49 am

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote: I give up. Keep reading what you want to read. Actually I rather liked 'Fu Manchu'. :lol:
yes give up - are you actually telling me that of those listed you liked none of them?
Are you saying ANY of them fit your shit dip stick criteria; "Americans can't do film comedy. They lack any subtletly or sophistication and are typically juvenile."
And yet you say you liked Fu Manchu?
Did I say 'haven't ever been able to'? You need to learn to read. Is 'Team America' that puppet one? Yes, that was funny. 'As good as it gets'. An awful film. Can't see what was funny about it. Groundhog day. Very clever. I don't know if I'd call it a comedy though. Most of your list is pretty old. You need to learn to recognise hyperbole, and get a sense of humour. I'm surprised you like any comedy films. You take everything literally.
As for Fu Manchu. It's still better than The Hangover.
You need to learn that hyperbole just makes you look stupid.

If you are looking for something subtle and more recent try Little Miss Sunshine or Juno

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:30 am

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote:
yes give up - are you actually telling me that of those listed you liked none of them?
Are you saying ANY of them fit your shit dip stick criteria; "Americans can't do film comedy. They lack any subtletly or sophistication and are typically juvenile."
And yet you say you liked Fu Manchu?
Did I say 'haven't ever been able to'? You need to learn to read. Is 'Team America' that puppet one? Yes, that was funny. 'As good as it gets'. An awful film. Can't see what was funny about it. Groundhog day. Very clever. I don't know if I'd call it a comedy though. Most of your list is pretty old. You need to learn to recognise hyperbole, and get a sense of humour. I'm surprised you like any comedy films. You take everything literally.
As for Fu Manchu. It's still better than The Hangover.
You need to learn that hyperbole just makes you look stupid.

If you are looking for something subtle and more recent try Little Miss Sunshine or Juno
Being stupid makes you look stupid.

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Re: Favourite movie scenes

Post by reasonvemotion » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:24 am

Veggie wrote:
Yes, that was pretty funny. This scence always stuck in my head.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh-r-BjOfKg
HA! There are quite a few little gems like that one all through the movie.

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