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    The best writing about Rush's "legacy" I've seen...

    The best writing about Rush's "legacy" I've seen was a Rolling Stone magazine article titled "Rush Limbaugh Did His Best to Ruin America" by Bob Moser.

    In it he brilliantly lays bare what Rush did...
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    I continue to do my own internet searches of...

    I continue to do my own internet searches of various things Rushie, and I find interesting stuff.
    A lot of it is garbage, but some things pique my interest.
    This thread has gotten over 9000 views...
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    Bring out your dead

    Wouldn’t it be amazing if Jim Morrison resurfaced 50 years after his death?

    What would that look like?
    Did Rush fake his death? To return as Jim “one more time”?
    Wouldn’t it be nice...
    Wouldn’t...
  4. Thread: The OSCARS 2021

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    I tuned in to the Oscars and enjoyed it....

    I tuned in to the Oscars and enjoyed it.
    Different this year, and it was odd to see no masks.
    I got to see performances of all five best song nominees before the broadcast, and they were all...
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    I'm also fully conscious of the fact of me being...

    I'm also fully conscious of the fact of me being Canadian gives me some latitude.

    I think I'd be dead by now if I was a U.S. Citizen, so I can't really say that everyone's a coward.
    FEAR is a...
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    This thread is a little all over the map, and I...

    This thread is a little all over the map, and I felt the need to condense it.
    More context is needed, and I apologize for not completely washing my hair of Rush.
    The guy is dead, "let it be",...
  7. Thread: The OSCARS 2021

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    I'm not qualified this year to pick winners, as...

    I'm not qualified this year to pick winners, as I've seen none of the contenders.
    Your choices seem on the money Chris.
    I said bet on MANK just on the strength of the trailer.

    I'll miss this...
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    This is Zack Snyder's best film to date. It may...

    This is Zack Snyder's best film to date. It may even be the best superhero movie ever made, and I say that after only seeing it once.
    He really gave fans their money's worth here. Fanboys will love...
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    JUSTICE LEAGUE (The Snyder Cut) / 2021

    This is a beautiful movie. ***SPOILERS***





    Zack Snyder's cut of JUSTICE LEAGUE was the breath of fresh air we needed during this horrific pandemic.
    Shown on HBO MAX with plenty of hype,...
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    William S. Burroughs is buried in the same...

    William S. Burroughs is buried in the same cemetery as Rush.
    I think that was a calculated move. I've determined that Rush/Jim was gay, and so was Bill Burroughs.
    Palm Beach is notoriously...
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    Bet on MANK.

    Bet on MANK.
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    POSTSCRIPT (for those who followed me thru to the...

    POSTSCRIPT (for those who followed me thru to the end of this thread):




    I Scoured the news networks and social media for “celebrity” confirmations of Rush’s death, and I found only one...
  13. Thread: Tcm

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    BERLIN: Symphony of a Great City (1927)

    Part of the Silent Sunday Nights series hosted by Jacqueline Stewart, this was a gem.

    Made by Walther Ruttman, this silent evoked Eisenstein and Dziga Vertov with it’s rhythm and documentary...
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    Killer’s Kiss (1955)

    This was an amateur film from Stanley Kubrick, his second feature.
    Introduced by Eddie Muller for “Noir Alley”, this movie may be incoherent to some.

    It’s historical importance is huge, as it...
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    You’re right about Fellini. Juliet of the...

    You’re right about Fellini.
    Juliet of the Spirits is dazzling, and he doesn’t pause to breathe.

    I just loved the colour, the faces, and the whimsy.
    When I think of cinema, this is the type of...
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    Juliet of the Spirits (1965)

    Federico Fellini’s first film in colour, and he maximized it.

    He cast his wife Giuletta Masina in the title role, a housewife with profound insecurities about her husband.
    Through...
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    Carnival of souls (1962)

    Candace Hilligoss is beautiful as a woman haunted by ghosts at an abandoned amusement park/pavilion.

    She’s involved in a car accident and starts being haunted and drawn to the former carnival...
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    One More Thing

    The bible teaches us to love our enemies, and that was lost on Rush.

    Multiple times I reached out to him but was met with “radio silence”.
    Due to my love of Jim, I reached out, olive branch in...
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    I might as well wrap this thread up as well. ...

    I might as well wrap this thread up as well.


    The 2020 U.S. election was a full repudiation of Donald Trump.
    He never had the votes to win and he knew it long before Election Day.
    He played his...
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    Yes, where there’s a will, there’s a way to...

    Yes, where there’s a will, there’s a way to access films...

    Lovely poster.
    Never seen that one, and didn’t know Parisiennes don’t munch popcorn at movies.
    Why is that? A cleanliness thing?

    I...
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    Duly noted. Not being able to see films in an...

    Duly noted.

    Not being able to see films in an actual movie theatre has been one of the travesties of this pandemic. I really miss that.
    TCM has been a godsend, and so have DVD’s, which are...
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    Thanks Chris for the heads-up on The 24th....

    Thanks Chris for the heads-up on The 24th.
    You’ve been very prolific during this pandemic, and we’re all grateful.
    Hope life’s being good to you.

    I’m resurrecting this TCM thread.
    I love that...
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    That casket was HEAVY. Finally I can go back to...

    That casket was HEAVY.
    Finally I can go back to movies.
    Hello TCM.....😎
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    Called it like Babe Ruth. Good riddance to Rush...

    Called it like Babe Ruth.
    Good riddance to Rush Limbaugh.
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    Limbaugh is a big reason why Trump was bestowed...

    Limbaugh is a big reason why Trump was bestowed on us, and a big reason why he STAYED bestowed on us.
    Don’t underestimate Rush’s orchestration in all this...I believe Trump gave him the Presidential...
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