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Comment Archives: stories: Screen

Re: “Video: Brian Williams Blames Ego for Exaggerating Stories

Blame the Id, or is it the Superego?

Posted by Io on 06/21/2015 at 6:24 PM

Re: “Unhappily Never After: Tomorrowland and Mad Max: Fury Road

Are you kidding me? Mad Max was far and way a greatly progressive film. Misogynistic? Were YOU even paying attention during the movie and not just listing reasons to bitch? You are a joke.

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Posted by An Actual Cinema Fan on 06/04/2015 at 2:33 PM

Re: “Brian's Song: Love & Mercy

Great review but even the picture above makes it clear that the President who sat near BDW was George Bush.

Posted by Stick on 06/03/2015 at 7:03 PM

Re: “48 Hours: i48 is On the Clock

In my work at the Idaho Film Office, I could see the growth from i48 success to achieving a grant from our office and on to festivals. i48 is a valuable program in Idaho that has functioned for a decade with little support from the business community and no support from government. Proud to have been one of their judges for years. Peg Owens - Pegasus Production Services

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Posted by Peg Owens on 06/03/2015 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Vidiot

I have one that nobody can get 100 ' s have tried but with no success.

Posted by kyler on 06/03/2015 at 11:05 AM

Re: “Jenner Takes New Name, Breaks Twitter Record After Vanity Fair Reveal

It would have been interesting to see the Twitter numbers if the puppet-in-chief had come out at the same time he opened his account.

He may have topped Bruce with that, although so many public figures have come out now that it doesn’t have the news flare it once did.

So Bruce does have the edge here in that gender changes are still considered somewhat Avant-garde by many celebrity addicts.

Hard right social conservatives must be hissing and gritting their teeth when they hear about this stuff.

In a place like Idaho, where a book like 'Of Mice and Men' is being considered to be banned for high school students, family conversation about sex must be a real stretch, much less conversation about gender reassignment.

It’s all in the closet.

Ignorance is bliss.

But just in case you’re wondering:……

Posted by watcher on 06/01/2015 at 11:26 PM

Re: “Unhappily Never After: Tomorrowland and Mad Max: Fury Road

You couldnt be more wrong about Mad Max. This review makes me question all your film reviews. Do you even understnad cinema?

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Posted by Film Fan on 05/30/2015 at 4:54 PM

Re: “Trevor Noah To Take Over Daily Show on September 28

Jehovah says:

“Noah…….I want you to build a comedy show…….without improperly lampooning the Jews. Your mother being half Jewish doesn’t free you from this edict. Follow the example of our Trojan horse, Jon Stewart……..Leibowitz, who was always careful to only go so far in his comedic routines and avoided mentioning our Greater Israel Project to exile or kill the Palestinian vermin, and expand into the countries around us.”

“Jon always understood, as you should, that there should be some comedy about the Jews to distract the Goyim from our activities, since they outnumber us and could thwart our tribal goals.”

“During your comedic offerings avoid referring to anything that has been labeled as anti-Semitic by our censors. You may need to research this carefully since it covers a vast territory.”

“Do these things, my son, and you will succeed as Jon did, otherwise Foxman will cut you down and sacrifice you as a righteous example to others.”

“If you doubt my words, then reacquaint yourself with the Old Testament.”

“P.S. Don’t ever forget who it is that owns and controls all major media and the disobedient comedians that my faithful warriors have had to silence, by any means necessary.”


Posted by watcher on 05/30/2015 at 9:25 AM

Re: “David Letterman: "I'll Be Honest With You - It's Beginning to Look Like I'm Not Getting 'The Tonight Show.'"

Being a sap, I got a little verklempt when he thanked Paul. Whatever you think about Dave, his farewell was well executed and pitch perfect. Bravo.

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Posted by Ruprecht the Republican on 05/22/2015 at 10:03 PM

Re: “Dave and Me

I think David Letterman's best days were behind him.

He really did do his best work on "Late Night with David Letterman" on NBC years ago. Lately, his heart hasn't been it it -- a fact that he all but admitted in last Sunday's interview on "CBS Sunday Morning."

More recently, his show had deteriorated into mindless, repetitive sight gags and assorted physical schtick that were just pointless -- kind of like dumb, wacky Jerry Lewis antics that appeal only to high school sophomores and the French. Late night television has deteriorated drastically from the days when Steve Allen invented edgy comedy and Jack Paar interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt and Bobby Kennedy.

I think it's best for entertainers to leave when they're still on top, like the classy way "Mad Men" recently ended its seven glorious seasons. Or, you can hang on until you become an embarrassment, like Garrison Keillor and his weekly off-key, ego-boosting singing marathons on "A Prairie Home Companion". David Letterman should have hung it up a few years ago, when he was at the top of his game.

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Posted by Just the facts, m'am on 05/19/2015 at 10:28 AM

Re: “Boise Bike Week: Bike-In Movie

What is the film? Could it be 'Breaking Away?'

Posted by ajax on 05/14/2015 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Dave and Me

I think George was referring to Dave's daytime show, from '82-'83. I thoroughly enjoyed it in all of it's "Ernie Kovacs-ian" glory. It beat the hell out of everything else on daytime tv.

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Posted by Ken Bass on 05/13/2015 at 3:38 PM

Re: “Dave and Me

I'm assuming Mr. Prentice meant that the NBC iteration ran from 1982-93 (rather than '83).

I used to watch religiously back in the early days, even taping it every night on the now-obsolete VCR. Dave was definitely edgy back then, and didn't mind taking a chance. Even when a piece fell flat, it was usually entertaining just because it wasn't more-of-the-same. Does anybody else remember "Mister Curious," or the NBC Bookmobile? It was always a treat when Boise's own Bev Tanner went on to bake a treat with Dave.

Unlike Prentice, I feel that Dave has unfortunately evolved to become part of that "late night landscape of sameness." I can't remember the last time he really surprised me. And he's also become much more "political." Who needs more of that?!!? I'd prefer a break from the neverending cycle.

I watch Conan now and then, but I get more sleep nowadays than I did 25 years ago.

I wish Dave a happy retirement. NYC is a nice place to visit, but I'd rather live in Montana.

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Posted by bikeboy on 05/13/2015 at 9:25 AM

Re: “Poll: Americans Favor Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert for Punditry

At least one of the "issues that others ignore," that the fearless Stewart does not confront, is the apartheid situation in Israel/Palestine, along with the ongoing expulsion or extermination of the Palestinians.

There is a good chance that he is not ignoring this out of fear, but because he actually supports the expulsion and genocide as well as the continuing theft of Palestinian lands…….or…….he would surely find a way to include it in his comedy routines.

Both Stewart and Colbert avoid many of the fundamental issues, like the Zionist agenda and genocide, which underlie many of the corporate-media generated issues for public consumption, such as legalizing same sex marriage, tweedledum/tweedledee political fights, screw-ups and elections, etc.

And they do a great job of keeping the viewers focused on these symptoms to keep them misdirected from the foundational issues underlying these symptoms.

In fairness to Stewart and Colbert, they really don’t have a choice in their focus or they're out of a job……but…….they could choose to not support the misdirection tactics of their puppetmasters, and leave.

Watch some of George Carlin’s most recent shows on Youtube to see his actual fearlessness about tackling issues.

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Posted by watcher on 05/08/2015 at 11:46 PM

Re: “The Wonderful and Wicked Wild Tales

Great movie!

Posted by ajax on 05/06/2015 at 2:30 PM

Re: “The Cheap Seats

I'm a dedicated patron at the Country Club Reel, and to a lesser degree the Overland Park. (Proximity by bicycle is my only reason for preference of one over the other.) First-run movies are rare indeed at my household, and these two movie houses provide a similar experience for a lot less dinero.

(My only gripe is the volume level - I swear, they have it turned up to 11! No wonder all the kids are going deaf nowadays! If they'd turn it down a notch or two, I'd attend even more faithfully. Has anybody ever complained that it's not loud enough?)

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Posted by bikeboy on 05/06/2015 at 12:38 PM

Re: “The Cheap Seats

Thank you for your service Mike. I love your theater and your business model. I hope our community supports you for years to come!

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Posted by Chad Steele on 05/06/2015 at 12:29 PM

Re: “Cloudy With a Chance of Greatness

Thanks for the heads-up. Will rent the film from Redbox when available

Posted by Carlton West on 04/29/2015 at 5:39 PM

Re: “Liar, Liar, Planet on Fire

This the same Naomi Oreskes (professor of history) who:
Says "When it comes to climate change, openmindedness is the wrong approach."
So basically you are lauding up a history professor with 0 background in actual climate science, came up with a debunked 97 percent project full of lies, slanders her opponents, has continually had an agenda and profits by it, complains about 10s of millions of dollars to "contrarians" as funding while accepting billions of dollars given to meet her own specific goals, ignores her own funding from Shell and Exxon while demonizing everyone else, and never has produced anything scientific in her whole life?

The same James Hansen that has belonged to politically motivated groups profiteering from ACGW before even appearing at GISS? The same one whom, upon acquiring GISS employment, he changed all the data in the record that had been there for years. The one that disagreed with every other method of temperature measurement (including satellite, largely recognized as the most accurate) in favor of his own mercury stations (he manipulates) that barely cover the globe.
Shew, for a little while I thought this article was talking about people concerned with science.

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Posted by DB on 04/27/2015 at 9:01 AM

Re: “Bruce Jenner In Landmark ABC Interview: 'I Am a Woman'

liberals have always known that Jenner is a Republican Blowhard, just like you LMD

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Posted by Sarah Condit on 04/25/2015 at 12:18 PM


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