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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:02 am

JR8 wrote:Reminds me of 'Killing in the name' by 'Rage against the machine', which ends
with the spoken and spat-out refrain...

'F*** you, I won't do what you tell me'

Repeated with increasing intensity 16 times into a furious crescendo.

The irony of the SGn 'machine' censoring that song was maybe not lost on them. As I recall at the time, the entire album was simply banned.
Tell me about it!They wouldn't let me have that as my screen name in here.
Everytime I typed Rage it would turn to Raj
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:06 am

might have been the number of letters in the name as well as the field is only so long.

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Post by iamsen » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:55 pm

Since we're on the topic of movies, how's Hans and Gret?

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Post by Brah » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 2:47 pm

Oh is that the cool way of referring to Hansel and Gretel? I'm so unhip....

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Post by Sergei82 » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 3:17 pm

Hansel and Gretel suck - both of them. I didn't like it, Famke Janssen or not...

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Post by alittlerisky » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 3:33 pm

Sergei82 wrote:Hansel and Gretel suck
really? I'm surprised this hasn't been banned.
Who? What? How? Why? Where? When? Merde...

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 18 Feb 2013 9:41 pm

alittlerisky wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:Hansel and Gretel suck
really? I'm surprised this hasn't been banned.

Someone on a music forum took major offence to the movie as she was into wicca for the last 26 years and thought the movie portrayed her kind in a bad way.
:-|

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Post by morenangpinay » Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:08 am

not as bad as

Austin Powers: The spy who shioked me :o

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:13 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:
alittlerisky wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:Hansel and Gretel suck
really? I'm surprised this hasn't been banned.

Someone on a music forum took major offence to the movie as she was into wicca for the last 26 years and thought the movie portrayed her kind in a bad way.
:-|
She should be offended by Disney, the brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen...

Speaking of which, I prefer the take on fairy tale characters on this one instead: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fables_%28comics%29

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Post by Brah » Tue, 19 Feb 2013 8:44 pm

I counted 11 poorly done splices and / or profanity overdubs. As if a movie like that is so profane or offensive.

Was ok but missable. Dopey ending, seems like they ran out of ideas at the end, went from the middle of the storyline to the ending.

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 20 Feb 2013 8:58 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:might have been the number of letters in the name as well as the field is only so long.
nah! i set that as my username on purpose , been using that name for a long time :D

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sun, 24 Feb 2013 9:59 pm

I watched Good Day to Die Hard yesterday in Houston. Surprisingly, there was only one "mortar forker" in the the entire movie and not one "yippee kai yay" in it anywhere.

I had heard he was going to say, "yippe kai yay, mother Russia" but that never showed up, either.

Interesting, if unbelievable action, but not much of a plot... about as complex as a wooden stick.

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Post by JR8 » Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:32 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:I watched Good Day to Die Hard yesterday in Houston.

I spent a day in Houston once, en route to Nicaragua.

Friendly people, good nosh (rib-heaven!), and some fine galleries/museums.

But hot, damned hot. :shock:

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Post by Splatted » Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:47 am

Strong Eagle wrote:I watched Good Day to Die Hard yesterday in Houston. Surprisingly, there was only one "mortar forker" in the the entire movie and not one "yippee kai yay" in it anywhere.
In the censored version I watched, we did get the "yippee kai yay" then the poorly edited-in swear-word replacement, 'cheesehead' , or whatever it was.

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Post by zzm9980 » Mon, 25 Feb 2013 9:35 am

morenangpinay wrote:not as bad as

Austin Powers: The spy who shioked me :o
I thought you were joking :shock: :shock:
Singapore briefly forced a title change to The Spy Who Shioked Me [n](shioked means “treated nicelyâ€Â

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