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GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 5:57 pm

Don't actually watch the Chicago shows, might have to check them out.
Lady O likes all of them - Med, Fire, and PD - I don't usually watch any but Fire. All the shows in the series are somewhat soapish as well as action. And one of the Fire guys has the worst attempted "Chicago" accent I've heard.

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Just watched USS Indianapolis: the Final Chapter; and Seize and Secure: The Battle for La Fiere.

Don't have anything else to add.
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Vrede too wrote:
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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8690814/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
(2 hour episodes)

Unlikely Hero - 25 May 2020
Lincoln's General - 26 May 2020
Freedom's Champion - 27 May 2020
Interesting to me how his rep as POTUS has been rehabbed from rotten to mediocre (I think) in my lifetime. Idk enough about him to have my own opinion.
One review:

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Big Middle Finger to the Confederacy

Note: While not an inaccurate interpretation of the review, "Middle Finger to the Confederacy" does not appear in it.
Excellent Episode 1. I learned a bunch. Anyone else watch?
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"Barkskins" on Nat Geo. Really good so far.


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More states and TV shows:

Oregon should watch "Grimm" ( I really miss that show)
Vermont gets Bob Newhart, second version.
Mainers have a wide choice of anything Stephen King.

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Tue May 26, 2020 12:28 am
... Vermont gets Bob Newhart, second version....
Weekend at Bernie's every 4 or 6 years, depending.

Grant 2: Lincoln's General - also great. We're still at the May 5–7, 1864 Battle of the Wilderness, so Grant 3: Freedom's Champion - 27 May 2020 won't be all politics.

I had to laugh remembering how Vox/Bungalow Bill would piss off Ragin' Rebel by praising "Uncle Billy" Sherman.
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Vrede too wrote:
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O Really wrote:
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... Vermont gets Bob Newhart, second version....
Weekend at Bernie's every 4 or 6 years, depending.

Vermont? "Bernie's" was set in the Hamptons, and filmed at Carolina Beach. It's yours, dude.

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Weekend at Bernie's every 4 or 6 years, depending.
Vermont? "Bernie's" was set in the Hamptons, and filmed at Carolina Beach. It's yours, dude.
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Oh. I see. Didn't catch that. :oops:
You were referring to Bernie with a !
But now that you mention it, there are some similarities to the film version Bernie.

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Does North Carolina get Cold Mountain or Message in a Bottle?

Maybe both, one on the water and one in the mountains.
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O Really wrote:
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Oh. I see. Didn't catch that. :oops:
You were referring to Bernie with a !
But now that you mention it, there are some similarities to the film version Bernie.
:D Not even close, and certainly no closer than Joe.

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Does North Carolina get Cold Mountain or Message in a Bottle?

Maybe both, one on the water and one in the mountains.
The movies? I've seen the first, not blown away. The latter is on TV sometimes here, but I've never watched.
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Does North Carolina get Cold Mountain or Message in a Bottle?

Maybe both, one on the water and one in the mountains.
The movies? I've seen the first, not blown away. The latter is on TV sometimes here, but I've never watched.
Nicholas Sparks chick flick. Robin Wright is delectable and Paul Newman is worth the price of admission.
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"Laurel Canyon" https://www.epix.com/series/laurel-canyon

"Love and Mercy" (Brian Wilson bio) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0903657/

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"Laurel Canyon" https://www.epix.com/series/laurel-canyon

"Love and Mercy" (Brian Wilson bio) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0903657/
laurel canyon was great.

I watched The Last Waltz (again) a couple of weeks ago.

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
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... I watched The Last Waltz (again) a couple of weeks ago.
Still one of the best 44 years later (42 for the Scorsese movie).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Waltz
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Vrede too wrote:
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:15 am
... I watched The Last Waltz (again) a couple of weeks ago.
Still one of the best 44 years later (42 for the Scorsese movie).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Waltz
one of? It's without a doubt the best ever music movie video ever

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:17 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:15 am
... I watched The Last Waltz (again) a couple of weeks ago.
Still one of the best 44 years later (42 for the Scorsese movie).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Waltz
one of? It's without a doubt the best ever music movie video ever
Idk, I might agree with this list that Woodstock (1970) is #1.
The 50 Best Music Documentaries of All Time

It puts The Last Waltz (1978) at #11. Too low, IMO.

Other great ones I've seen, without my trying to rank them:
3. Stop Making Sense (1984)
6. Gimme Shelter (1970)
39. Jimi Hendrix (1973)
40. Buena Vista Social Club (1999) - I'd go higher than #40.
Monterey Pop (1968) - not listed.

I'm embarrassed how many I've not seen.

If we expand beyond documentaries to "best ever music movie video," I would highly rank:
The Wall (1979)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Purple Rain (1984)
Tommy (1975)
The Point! (1971)

Other folks? I know that I'm missing some good ones.
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