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  • Polished off the first (and only) season of Vinyl - the Scorcese/Jagger homage to seventies music industry.

    I really enjoyed it but not entirely surprised it didn't get a second season. The cost of staging a ridiculous amount of rock star cameos and licensing lots of high profile rock anthems must have been prohibitive.

    While it so badly wants to be Mad Men for the seventies (Mean Streets Men?) (similar setting, some similar sub-plots, scenes and characters) it lacks the depth of writing that Mad Men had.
    Enthusiastic vagueness passes for scholarship in the twilight world of the disc-jockey.

    John Peel

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    • Jaws 2.

      Better than you'd think, actually pretty decent sequel to Spielberg's masterpiece. Most of the original cast - except for Quinn obviously, same look and mood, Brody gets more in trouble jobwise and personally, great kills - helicopter crashing and babysitter gets swallowed whole. Good waste of 2 hours.

      Now on the Jaws The revenge with Michael Caine ...
      LOST SOUNDTRACKS Mixtape

      HOLDBAR HIP HOP Podcast

      BUSYBODY FILMS

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      • Woah, what about Jaws 3 in 3d?
        SPIRIT DUPLICATOR Est 2015.

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        • Originally posted by Headless mermaid View Post
          Jaws 2.

          Better than you'd think, actually pretty decent sequel to Spielberg's masterpiece. Most of the original cast - except for Quinn obviously, same look and mood, Brody gets more in trouble jobwise and personally, great kills - helicopter crashing and babysitter gets swallowed whole. Good waste of 2 hours.
          .
          Jaws 2 must have been a right old pain in the arse for poor old Brody.
          The Mayor disbelieving him AGAIN, his kids ignoring his warnings, falling off dinghies and scrambling back onto them AGAIN, having to come up with an ingenious way of killing a shark AGAIN.
          No wonder Roy Scheider didn´t come back for the 3D one.
          Vardy.....¡¡¡PELIGRO!!!

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          • Originally posted by babycart View Post
            Jaws 2 must have been a right old pain in the arse for poor old Brody.
            The Mayor disbelieving him AGAIN, his kids ignoring his warnings, falling off dinghies and scrambling back onto them AGAIN, having to come up with an ingenious way of killing a shark AGAIN.
            No wonder Roy Scheider didn´t come back for the 3D one.
            Yes, he's so stressed that he shoots up the beach! But it's Roy Scheider so you believe it.
            LOST SOUNDTRACKS Mixtape

            HOLDBAR HIP HOP Podcast

            BUSYBODY FILMS

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            • Oh shit I'm all sweaty and self-justified again

              Vardy.....¡¡¡PELIGRO!!!

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              • Money for nothing has become compulsive viewing. More out of horror than anything else. It's flipping hilarious. The presenter hangs around the local tip waiting to "save" some piece of junk from the landfill. She then takes it to one of her ...ahem!....upcyclers, who transform it into a piece of chud which we always wonder how we ever lived without. It is then sold on to the kind of emporium Harry Enfield used to run "We saw you coming" style, and then it is sold on again to the kind of person that used to frequent Mr Enfields house of shit. The profit made from paying the upcycler to selling to Mr Enfield is presented to the person they got the item off at the tip. We never get to see how much Mr Enfield sells it for. The mind boggles.
                Everyone tear down your own little wall
                That keeps you from being a part of it all
                Because you've got to be one with the one and all
                You've just got to be close to it all

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                • Originally posted by treeboy View Post
                  Money for nothing has become compulsive viewing. More out of horror than anything else. It's flipping hilarious. The presenter hangs around the local tip waiting to "save" some piece of junk from the landfill. She then takes it to one of her ...ahem!....upcyclers, who transform it into a piece of chud which we always wonder how we ever lived without. It is then sold on to the kind of emporium Harry Enfield used to run "We saw you coming" style, and then it is sold on again to the kind of person that used to frequent Mr Enfields house of shit. The profit made from paying the upcycler to selling to Mr Enfield is presented to the person they got the item off at the tip. We never get to see how much Mr Enfield sells it for. The mind boggles.
                  Yes I've chuckled and winced in equal measure and then just watched in openmouthed awe as she so say manages to consistently turn water into wine. There are still more people out there in the "we saw you coming" bracket than I imagined.

                  The first one of these I saw was about a year ago I think. I had to recount each upcycling story in turn to my daughter (who is interested as loves her brown furniture and what she could do with it) they were so unbelievable. I can't remember the details of all of them now but one was a couple of tree trunk sections that had been lying around in a garden for a few years, and looked pretty damp. She took them to a "woodworking artisan" for want of a better description who agreed they were pretty damp. When she returned later all the artisan had managed to do was fashion 11 rustic spoons, the rest of the wood was too far gone to do anything with. As I remember he managed to sell these on in and Enfieldesque manner at £35 a pop to a, no doubt, Enfieldesque specialist internet trader who would have course have put theirmark up on them (and presumably sold them too!). As you say layers upon layers of Enfields at work here.

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                  • "Enfields" / hipsters, take your pick More money than sense anyhow.
                    Wonder how much the wooden spoons ended up going for?
                    Yesterdays' episode, she was crying (only made us laugh all the more) after her blacksmith friend turned a sack barrow into a coffee table. The thing was riddled with woodworm from what I could see.
                    I have to say though, I have first hand experience of such "upcycling". When Harlow had a thriving market, there was a DIY stall which sold everything you could possibly need to build a stairway to the moon. They also sold legs. The kind you buy four of, and screw them to the underneath of something flat (preferably something you have found in a skip on the way home from work, and thought "I've got just the job for that") and hey presto, instant coffee/ whatever table. My dad (gawd bless him) was the crowned prince, nay, the King himself of dodgy tables for all occasions. We had one particularly good one, which was a narrow, long table (probably 5ft) with a picture of London Bridge on it. It sat in front of our trendy leatherette corner sofa. One of them ones with the buttons in the cushions. When I was about 10, my favourite pastime was sprinting from the garden, through the kitchen, picking up a final burst of speed as I hit the front room, ran it's length, leapt over the London Bridge table and landed on the sofa. The landing was accompanied by a very loud pop followed by a dull thud, as the string holding the buttons together snapped and the buttons shot up into the air and left a very satisfying dent in the polystyrene ceiling tiles. The sofa was very good for hiding behind when dad came home from work.
                    That's what we did before computers kids
                    Everyone tear down your own little wall
                    That keeps you from being a part of it all
                    Because you've got to be one with the one and all
                    You've just got to be close to it all

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                    • Not a Queen fan but ended up watching this documentary on Freddie Mercury last week on channel 5 which used interviews and actors enacting scenes from his life. It was so bad it had me and the wife in hysterics, gripping in how bad it was. I was hoping someone would edit out all the acted bits into a short film as they were just bonkers. Wig alert! :

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                      • Originally posted by amidar View Post
                        Not a Queen fan but ended up watching this documentary on Freddie Mercury last week on channel 5 which used interviews and actors enacting scenes from his life. It was so bad it had me and the wife in hysterics, gripping in how bad it was. I was hoping someone would edit out all the acted bits into a short film as they were just bonkers. Wig alert! :


                        'We absolutely killed it'
                        Elephant and dwarf they call them, Pepe Kalle and his little
                        stage dancing friend Emoro.

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                        • Lol, it was so bad, the only interviewees they could get were some biographer, his ex chauffeur and Paul Gambacinni and he'll do anything for money these days. The only thing I gleaned from it was Freddie used to say 'darling' at the end of all of his sentences. They even had the actor mimicking his vocal warm ups backstage I was like no it cant get any worse but it did. I could feel my Mothers rage she loved him!

                          Originally posted by george View Post


                          'We absolutely killed it'
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                          • Originally posted by amidar View Post
                            Lol, it was so bad, the only interviewees they could get were some biographer, his ex chauffeur and Paul Gambacinni and he'll do anything for money these days. The only thing I gleaned from it was Freddie used to say 'darling' at the end of all of his sentences. They even had the actor mimicking his vocal warm ups backstage I was like no it cant get any worse but it did. I could feel my Mothers rage she loved him!
                            My Ma adores him too Ams. Mind you whats not to like, I love all that 'I Want To Break Free' business.
                            For all the tash and teeth accuracy of the actor in that clip you can just tell he is not comfortable in a vest, A Mercury staple

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                            Elephant and dwarf they call them, Pepe Kalle and his little
                            stage dancing friend Emoro.

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                            • Nope he's not rocking it and you cannot deny the sheer stage presence of the man, so many car journeys spent with a Queen soundtrack! Oh gawd you've just reminded me of the cringe-worthy scene of him shaving off his tash with Roger Taylor saying 'Your'e like a new man Freddie!'. I'm not joking, it happens in the doc!
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                              • Anyone watched "Hip Hop Evolution" series on Netflix yet? Have to say the trailer didn't look terribly interesting.

                                Looking forwards more to watching the "Adult Rappers" documentary (which is up online on youtube, vimeo, etc)

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