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2013-04-03 10:04:35 AM  
What a jaw-dropping surprise!
 
2013-04-03 10:10:38 AM  
That sucks. Fark you, cancer.

/movies suck now anyway so you're not missing much
 
2013-04-03 10:17:01 AM  
You can beat this, Roger.  Chin up and all that, eh wot.
 
2013-04-03 10:18:05 AM  
Dammit. One of a handful of reviewers whose opinion I truly respect, even when I don't always agree.
 
2013-04-03 10:33:02 AM  
That's terrible. Love his writing even though I don't always agree with his reviews.
 
2013-04-03 10:35:34 AM  
Keep a stiff upper lip
 
2013-04-03 10:41:19 AM  

johnnieconnie: That's terrible. Love his writing even though I don't always agree with his reviews.


This. I love that he judges movies based on what they're trying to be rather than just going off his own opinion - i.e. comparing Fast Five to something like Speed. He never comes off as pretentious or petty.
 
Ant [TotalFark]
2013-04-03 10:51:50 AM  

tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!


Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!
 
2013-04-03 10:52:28 AM  
At least he can still express himself through writing.  I can't imagine what it would be like not to be able to speak.
 
2013-04-03 10:58:40 AM  
I hate this so much. I've been lucky enough to meet him (a few days after Gene died) and he's such a nice, warm man. Great writer too. Hasn't he been through enough?
 
2013-04-03 11:02:43 AM  
In the Esquire article Ebert said that if the cancer returned he probably wouldn't take more treatment, his body was just too badly beaten up.  This, like your movie, sucks.
 
2013-04-03 11:02:54 AM  

Sybarite: Dammit. One of a handful of reviewers whose opinion I truly respect, even when I don't always agree.


I'm still pissed off at him for spoiling the ending of Super in the 1st paragraph of his review.

/Cancer still sucks, though
 
2013-04-03 11:03:30 AM  

Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!


Actually Roger would likely laugh at that one, and all other comedic lines. He has always been a sucker for scathing comedies.
 
2013-04-03 11:04:32 AM  

Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!


depends.  what body part did that toddler have removed?
Citation?

I noticed that you didn't comment on the other two posters who made similar jokes.  Why is that?  Are you a afraid?
 
2013-04-03 11:10:51 AM  

Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!


Q: What do you call a toddler with leukemia?
A: Dead.

/am I doing it right?
 
2013-04-03 11:12:13 AM  

Welfare Peanut Butter: Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!

Q: What do you call a toddler with leukemia?
A: Dead.

/am I doing it right?


well, everyone dies eventually, so you can make the same joke about what do you call a person who is born.
 
2013-04-03 11:18:40 AM  
Fark cancer.
 
2013-04-03 11:20:52 AM  

tenpoundsofcheese: dies eventually, so you can make the same joke about what do you call


Ok then:

Q: What's funnier than a toddler with leukemia?
A: A toddler with leukemia in a clown costume. who's also dead.
 
2013-04-03 11:22:18 AM  
At least he admitted he was wrong about Blade Runner before the cancer takes him.
 
2013-04-03 11:24:15 AM  
Gene Siskel died of cancer. Roger Ebert lost his jaw to it.

Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert watched several movies a day. In the same city. Often in the same theater.

WATCHING MOVIES IN CHICAGO GIVES YOU CANCER. Please keep your Chicago movie exposure to a low level.

Gene and Roger are our canaries in the coal mine.

/I have a huge sad. Roger Ebert is so unbelievably awesome and a fantastic writer and is the exemplar of what a great critic should do -- he not only reviews movies, but pushes the artists and industry to make better movies and educates the public in film.
 
2013-04-03 11:25:14 AM  

Welfare Peanut Butter: tenpoundsofcheese: dies eventually, so you can make the same joke about what do you call

Ok then:

Q: What's funnier than a toddler with leukemia?
A: A toddler with leukemia in a clown costume. who's also dead.


I don't get the "who's also dead" part.  That doesn't add to the joke.
I wouldn't use a clown costume since some find them creppy vs. funny.
 
2013-04-03 11:26:28 AM  

I_Am_Weasel: You can beat this, Roger.  Chin up and all that, eh wot.


Careful, there is someone here who has sand in his vagina - he is going to come after you for that.
 
2013-04-03 11:26:40 AM  
That video really caught me off-guard, having forgotten that he's missing bits. Poor fellow.
 
2013-04-03 11:27:35 AM  

browneye: Fark cancer.


This. A million times at the top of my lungs.
 
2013-04-03 11:27:59 AM  
tenpoundsofcheese is going out of its way to demonstrate that it's a shiatstain.
 
2013-04-03 11:28:50 AM  

Welfare Peanut Butter: Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!

Q: What do you call a toddler with leukemia?
A: Dead.

/am I doing it right?


Well, I think the difference is that your joke is a generality while the one belonging to Numbnuts up there was about a specific person's fresh diagnosis.
 
2013-04-03 11:32:14 AM  

Wayne 985: Welfare Peanut Butter: Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!

Q: What do you call a toddler with leukemia?
A: Dead.

/am I doing it right?

Well, I think the difference is that your joke is a generality while the one belonging to Numbnuts up there was about a specific person's fresh diagnosis.


Now, now.  That is no way to talk about I_am_weasal or Captsacto.

insert welcometofark.jpg here.
 
2013-04-03 11:32:18 AM  

brandent: At least he admitted he was wrong about Blade Runner before the cancer takes him.


What about giving Die Hard 2 stars?
 
2013-04-03 11:39:54 AM  
I have the utmost respect for Ebert but I think this is a little overdue. It seems like a number of his reviews over the past couple of years have displayed indications of his attention wandering - missing crucial plot details in various movies and so forth.

Still, the man has forgotten more about film than most of us will ever know.
 
2013-04-03 11:58:18 AM  

Welfare Peanut Butter: tenpoundsofcheese: dies eventually, so you can make the same joke about what do you call

Ok then:

Q: What's funnier than a toddler with leukemia?
A: A toddler with leukemia in a clown costume. who's also dead.


Q: What's the most hilarious part about twenty-three year olds with leukemia?
A: There are twenty of them
 
2013-04-03 12:06:10 PM  

Mugato: That sucks. Fark you, cancer.

/movies suck now anyway so you're not missing much


Maybe so, but I miss his reviews.

Richard Roeper just doesn't cut it.
 
2013-04-03 12:07:57 PM  
So what's left of him now, just eyes and a forehead?
 
2013-04-03 12:08:16 PM  
Terrible sequel.
 
2013-04-03 12:09:51 PM  

Sybarite: Dammit. One of a handful of reviewers whose opinion I truly respect, even when I don't always agree.


This.
 
2013-04-03 12:11:01 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!


I sincerely hope you fail at everything you do in life, and that all of your joy turns to ash in your mouth.
 
2013-04-03 12:11:42 PM  
Sucks, but I'm not surprised considering he's had an awful lot of guest reviewers the past couple months or so.  I visit his site every Thursday for the week's reviews.
 
2013-04-03 12:13:34 PM  

Incorrigible Astronaut: johnnieconnie: That's terrible. Love his writing even though I don't always agree with his reviews.

This. I love that he judges movies based on what they're trying to be rather than just going off his own opinion - i.e. comparing Fast Five to something like Speed. He never comes off as pretentious or petty.


That's what makes me appreciate him. Even if a movie isn't his cup of tea he finds a way to evaluate if it achieved what it set out to do. So much better than the critics that beat up a movie for not being the Fellini masterpiece they have in their head.
 
2013-04-03 12:14:31 PM  
What incredible bad luck.
 
2013-04-03 12:17:37 PM  

Fano: That's what makes me appreciate him. Even if a movie isn't his cup of tea he finds a way to evaluate if it achieved what it set out to do. So much better than the critics that beat up a movie for not being the Fellini masterpiece they have in their head.


Those usually turn out to be his two star movies, not his cup of tea but he'll write that they do what they do well.

There's a writer at the LA times who does a good job at that as well.
 
2013-04-03 12:19:55 PM  
I have several books of his reviews, and use them for guidance on films I should see.  As some have noted, he never explicitly judges a film based on what it should be, but lets it make its own mistakes or successes.

\his reviews of the Twilight films are hilarious
 
2013-04-03 12:28:13 PM  
Sad news. Cancer sucks dead donkey balls.
 
2013-04-03 12:29:34 PM  
I had the chance to briefly meet him 20-some years ago when he came to the movie theater I worked at a couple of hours after he came to the book store I also worked at. (It was college. I had a lot of jobs. I was hoping he'd swing by the library I worked at the next day to hit the trifecta, but no such luck.) He did a double take, and I assured him that I was the same person, not twins. He was incredibly patient with the people who walked up to shake his hand, slap him on the back, etc., and just an overall pretty cool guy.

And like others have said, he's a very good writer. Something that we have too few of today, especially when everyone and their mother has a blog on which they review movies.
 
2013-04-03 12:30:24 PM  
Also, fark cancer.
 
2013-04-03 12:34:10 PM  
How the fark do you get cancer of the ankle?
 
2013-04-03 12:36:32 PM  

Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!


It was Christmas, and little Susie watched her toddler brother open his gifts. All she'd gotten was a pair of socks, but clearly her parents had spent a great deal more money on him. Already he'd gotten a fire engine pedal car, an enormous stuffed pony, Tinkertoys, at least a hundred Hot Wheels cars, a toy train, and a puppy, and there still ten presents to go. "I wish I had leukemia," she said, glumly.
 
2013-04-03 12:45:50 PM  

Sybarite: Dammit. One of a handful of reviewers whose opinion I truly respect, even when I don't always agree.


i think that the reason for this is that he doesn't just say "this movie sucked". Instead, he explains why he didn't like it, and he does it with enough clarity that it makes it easy for us to know if we agree with his reasons for not liking it.

The same goes with the movies he gives good ratings to. I've read many reviews where my takeaway was that I can respect why Roger likes a given movie, but I probably wouldn't based on the reasons he gave. That's what sets him above 90% of the rest of the field, IMO.
 
2013-04-03 12:46:55 PM  

Welfare Peanut Butter: tenpoundsofcheese: dies eventually, so you can make the same joke about what do you call

Ok then:

Q: What's funnier than a toddler with leukemia?
A: A toddler with leukemia in a clown costume. who's also dead.


Gol Dammit so much! Fark you for making such a terrible joke.... and me .... for laughing at it!
 
2013-04-03 12:48:00 PM  

Incorrigible Astronaut: johnnieconnie: That's terrible. Love his writing even though I don't always agree with his reviews.

This. I love that he judges movies based on what they're trying to be rather than just going off his own opinion - i.e. comparing Fast Five to something like Speed. He never comes off as pretentious or petty.


Except when he's saying Video games can't be art in which case he's a pretentious farking douche.
 
2013-04-03 12:51:04 PM  

Incog_Neeto: Except when he's saying Video games can't be art in which case he's a pretentious farking douche.


He has relented to some degree on that position recently, he admits that SOME games contain art that on technicality they are still ultimately games.
 
2013-04-03 01:02:27 PM  

Prank Call of Cthulhu: Ant: tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!

Jokes about people who've had body parts removed due to cancer are funny. Maybe you could tell one about a toddler with leukemia next!

It was Christmas, and little Susie watched her toddler brother open his gifts. All she'd gotten was a pair of socks, but clearly her parents had spent a great deal more money on him. Already he'd gotten a fire engine pedal car, an enormous stuffed pony, Tinkertoys, at least a hundred Hot Wheels cars, a toy train, and a puppy, and there still ten presents to go. "I wish I had leukemia," she said, glumly.


+1 a masterwork
 
2013-04-03 01:04:22 PM  

Incog_Neeto: Except when he's saying Video games can't be art in which case he's a pretentious farking douche.


I will never understand why the video game community got so butthurt over that.

What about simply disagreeing with his opinion and moving on with your lives?
 
2013-04-03 01:04:36 PM  

Some 'Splainin' To Do: Sybarite: Dammit. One of a handful of reviewers whose opinion I truly respect, even when I don't always agree.

i think that the reason for this is that he doesn't just say "this movie sucked". Instead, he explains why he didn't like it, and he does it with enough clarity that it makes it easy for us to know if we agree with his reasons for not liking it.

The same goes with the movies he gives good ratings to. I've read many reviews where my takeaway was that I can respect why Roger likes a given movie, but I probably wouldn't based on the reasons he gave. That's what sets him above 90% of the rest of the field, IMO.


Oh, and when he tees off on a bad movie... Well I hear Jon lovitz's voice in my head.

Also read his review of rapa nui, bless him, but Ebert is all about den tittays. I appreciable that a high brow critic can come right out and say it.
 
2013-04-03 01:18:09 PM  

Welfare Peanut Butter: tenpoundsofcheese: dies eventually, so you can make the same joke about what do you call

Ok then:

Q: What's funnier than a toddler with leukemia?
A: A toddler with leukemia in a clown costume. who's also dead.


Thanks for the laugh, you bastard. I'll take an aisle seat please.
 
2013-04-03 02:11:07 PM  
He was funny on Stern's show when Howard made him get on a scale. This was back when he was a fatty and told everyone how he lost soooooo much weight. Howard got him on a scale and he lost about 2 lbs since his last time on the show.

/I like Gene better
//cancer still sucks
 
2013-04-03 02:17:15 PM  
Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.
 
2013-04-03 02:22:45 PM  
Too bad he isn't smart enough to keep his knee-jerk liberal opinions out of his writing.

And don't forget: he wrote 'Valley of the Dolls' one of the all time low pieces of trash in movie making history.
 
2013-04-03 02:23:31 PM  

mjbok: Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.


I saw the first 10 minutes of Battleship, and I can give you a review of it right now.

The plotline revolves around a burrito, a deadbeat asshat, and soccer. The end.

/some movies just aren't worth sitting through, cause you know they are shiat
 
2013-04-03 02:23:41 PM  

mjbok: Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.


I thought his review of Chin Asyndrome was terrible.
 
2013-04-03 02:24:26 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: mjbok: Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.

I thought his review of Chin Asyndrome was terrible.


China Syndrome.

Ftfm.
 
2013-04-03 02:26:14 PM  

gunga galunga: Incog_Neeto: Except when he's saying Video games can't be art in which case he's a pretentious farking douche.

I will never understand why the video game community got so butthurt over that.

What about simply disagreeing with his opinion and moving on with your lives?


Exactly. But I guess this is the internet, and a few bitter video game nerds just can't let it go...even years later. How does Ebert's opinion that they're not art change anyone else's opinion that they are? At least he got people thinking about it. And why do video games have to be art anyway? Who gives a shiat? Are gamers so starved for validation that they must demand critical acknowledgment in order to justify their hobby?
 
2013-04-03 02:30:32 PM  
That's rough. It eventually moves into the bones in many cases, happened to my mother in law after she had gotten over breast cancer.
 
2013-04-03 02:35:26 PM  

MyKingdomForYourHorse: Incog_Neeto: Except when he's saying Video games can't be art in which case he's a pretentious farking douche.

He has relented to some degree on that position recently, he admits that SOME games contain art that on technicality they are still ultimately games.


There are 2 movies that Ebert hasn't reviewed, which I wish he had just to get his take on them:

(1) Scott Pilgrim vs the World because of its video game influenced structure and tropes

(2) The Hobbit in 48fps because Ebert has been a shill for MaxiVision 48 for a decade or so (yes I know the Hobbit wasn't Maxivision, but it's still 48fps)
 
2013-04-03 03:00:17 PM  
As a fellow thyroid cancer patient, I'm wishing him all the best while praying mine never gets that bad.
 
2013-04-03 03:17:05 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: tenpoundsofcheese: mjbok: Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.

I thought his review of Chin Asyndrome was terrible.

China Syndrome.

Ftfm.


AH HA HA HA. HA HA HA!!!!!!

Your comedy just keeps coming!

Awesome!


/farking idiot.
 
2013-04-03 03:20:12 PM  
I've been reading Roger Ebert's review books for about 20 years or so. No one will agree with any reviewer every time, but when his and my opinions differ, I can always get where he's coming from. He's a good writer. His commentary track on the Citizen Kane DVD is completely awesome and worth tracking down. And his negative reviews are entertaining as hell. He's probably the only film critic in history who can stand shoulder to shoulder with Pauline Kael, so, in his field, he's arguably among the top of all time, I'd say.

Here's hoping he gets well soon, enjoys good health and a long, long life!
 
2013-04-03 03:30:08 PM  

mjbok: Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.


As the saying goes, you don't have to eat a whole apple to know it's rotten.
 
2013-04-03 03:30:58 PM  

gunther_bumpass: tenpoundsofcheese: tenpoundsofcheese: mjbok: Lost all respect for him when he reviewed a movie he saw like 10 minutes of.

I thought his review of Chin Asyndrome was terrible.

China Syndrome.

Ftfm.

AH HA HA HA. HA HA HA!!!!!!

Your comedy just keeps coming!

Awesome!

Thanks!  Glad you like it.

/farking idiot.
I disagree.  Ebert is not at all an idiot.
He says some stupid things and I don't agree with all his reviews, but he is at least consistent with what he likes and doesn't like.  Doesn't explain Valley of the Dolls or Die Hard, but that is okay.

 
2013-04-03 03:33:54 PM  

Tax Boy: There are 2 movies that Ebert hasn't reviewed, which I wish he had just to get his take on them:

(1) Scott Pilgrim vs the World because of its video game influenced structure and tropes


He wouldn't have understood any of it. It was very much a cultural movie for a culture he has no knowledge of.
 
2013-04-03 03:35:07 PM  

Tax Boy: (1) Scott Pilgrim vs the World because of its video game influenced structure and tropes

(2) The Hobbit in 48fps because Ebert has been a shill for MaxiVision 48 for a decade or so (yes I know the Hobbit wasn't Maxivision, but it's still 48fps)


I think he'd actually find Scott entertaining although ultimately childish at times, but admit if you into that sort of world then it is a decent movie.

And I would become a shill for Max after that as well, the picture if farking amazing. So yes, I wonder how he would write that.
 
2013-04-03 03:35:49 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: Doesn't explain Valley of the Dolls


Ebert likes big tits.
 
2013-04-03 03:45:13 PM  

Tyrone Slothrop: tenpoundsofcheese: Doesn't explain Valley of the Dolls

Ebert likes big tits.


Well, it would explain why he was always so mean to Siskel
 
2013-04-03 03:49:19 PM  
That's a damn shame. He's really embraced the internet (probably because he can't speak) and his presence will be missed.
 
2013-04-03 03:50:39 PM  

MyKingdomForYourHorse: Incog_Neeto: Except when he's saying Video games can't be art in which case he's a pretentious farking douche.

He has relented to some degree on that position recently, he admits that SOME games contain art that on technicality they are still ultimately games.


I was actually tempted to email or comment on his website something along the lines of "Go play Bioshock:Infinite and tell me that isn't art".  Might be in bad taste now.

/kind of sad that the writing and (voice) acting in that game is probably better than any movie currently in the theaters
 
2013-04-03 04:03:05 PM  
Cancer sucks. I wonder if he contracted it from Twilight.
 
2013-04-03 04:06:08 PM  
 
2013-04-03 04:35:05 PM  

chewielouie: Oblig.

Farker, Jonathan Hohensee's comment in this old thread.  http://www.fark.com/comments/5030154/Film-critic-Roger-Ebert-continue s -reviewing-despite-inability-to-speak


Oh Dear God.  I am going to hell.
 
2013-04-03 04:49:19 PM  

Sybarite: Dammit. One of a handful of reviewers whose opinion I truly respect, even when I don't always agree.


couldn't have said it better myself. He has a smart ass side too and I LOVE when it comes out.
 
2013-04-03 04:50:27 PM  
Richard Roper?
 
2013-04-03 06:37:44 PM  
News that Roger Ebert's cancer has returned?

cdn.uproxx.com

/I used to throw out about 25% of what he said as pretentious, clap trap
/then I would attach a jpg to it
 
2013-04-03 06:40:14 PM  

Miss Stein: As the saying goes, you don't have to eat a whole apple to know it's rotten.


I know if often goes the other way, but there are movies that start off not so good that become great.  Besides his job was to review (entire) movies.
 
2013-04-03 07:49:12 PM  

Incorrigible Astronaut: johnnieconnie: That's terrible. Love his writing even though I don't always agree with his reviews.

This. I love that he judges movies based on what they're trying to be rather than just going off his own opinion - i.e. comparing Fast Five to something like Speed. He never comes off as pretentious or petty.


Well, he did write films with Russ Meyer (Beyond the Valley of the Dolls for one), so, he doesn't really have much room to be all high and mighty about films.
 
2013-04-03 09:03:40 PM  

mjbok: Miss Stein: As the saying goes, you don't have to eat a whole apple to know it's rotten.

I know if often goes the other way, but there are movies that start off not so good that become great.  Besides his job was to review (entire) movies.


Oh geez he wrote an entire essay about that after people like you started freaking out about it. He went back and watched the whole thing just to make everyone happy. Turns out the movie still sucked.

He said he was sorry and he would never do that again, but he was still right.

And people like you need to find things in real life to worry about, like, oh, I dunno, cancer.
 
2013-04-03 09:16:39 PM  

brandent: At least he admitted he was wrong about Blade Runner before the cancer takes him.


Nah. He was right the first time about that overrated POS.

Get well soon, Rog.
 
2013-04-03 09:22:58 PM  

Tyrone Slothrop: tenpoundsofcheese: Doesn't explain Valley of the Dolls

Ebert likes big tits.


Who doesn't? Oh, wait, this is Fark. Some A, B, or C cup lover will chime in.
 
2013-04-03 09:34:52 PM  

John Buck 41: brandent: At least he admitted he was wrong about Blade Runner before the cancer takes him.

Nah. He was right the first time about that overrated POS.

Get well soon, Rog.


Holy shiat, really? Blade Runner was a farking work of art.
 
2013-04-03 09:47:36 PM  

Mugato: John Buck 41: brandent: At least he admitted he was wrong about Blade Runner before the cancer takes him.

Nah. He was right the first time about that overrated POS.

Get well soon, Rog.

Holy shiat, really? Blade Runner was a farking work of art.


I have you favorited as a fellow 007 fan, but I still can't get behind the universal love for BR.
 
2013-04-03 09:57:24 PM  

John Buck 41: Tyrone Slothrop: tenpoundsofcheese: Doesn't explain Valley of the Dolls

Ebert likes big tits.

Who doesn't? Oh, wait, this is Fark. Some A, B, or C cup lover will chime in.


He only wrote Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, which was a parody of the first movie. Once you know what he's going after (he's explained it in books, the DVD, etc.), it's a great movie.
 
2013-04-03 10:20:29 PM  

Confabulat: And people like you need to find things in real life to worry about, like, oh, I dunno, cancer.


Or like something important and life changing like, I dunno, reviewing movies.  He farked up.  He had the easiest farking job on the planet and he farked up, which hurt his credibility.  How do I know he farked up, because HE admitted he did.

I grew up watching his show on PBS.  Sometimes he was right, sometimes not, but he lost that credibility with a single stunt.

//something about building a million bridges
 
2013-04-03 10:28:51 PM  

John Buck 41: I have you favorited as a fellow 007 fan, but I still can't get behind the universal love for BR.


That's cool. I just think that BR is a visually stunning film, especially for its time with a great soundtrack. I didn't know anyone had me favorited for anything but "farking asshole".
 
2013-04-03 10:45:05 PM  

Mugato: John Buck 41: I have you favorited as a fellow 007 fan, but I still can't get behind the universal love for BR.

That's cool. I just think that BR is a visually stunning film, especially for its time with a great soundtrack. I didn't know anyone had me favorited for anything but "farking asshole".


Nice to be first in a positive fashion.

//Cheers
 
2013-04-03 11:56:35 PM  
I like him. He has a good attitude and sense of humor about his situation. Also the old vids of he and Gene Siskel are awesome.
 
2013-04-04 12:20:21 AM  

John Buck 41: brandent: At least he admitted he was wrong about Blade Runner before the cancer takes him.

Nah. He was right the first time about that overrated POS.


Wake up, time to troll.
 
2013-04-04 02:34:28 AM  
He's still alive??

AbeVigoda.jpg
 
2013-04-04 04:38:19 AM  

Mugato: John Buck 41: I have you favorited as a fellow 007 fan, but I still can't get behind the universal love for BR.

That's cool. I just think that BR is a visually stunning film, especially for its time with a great soundtrack. I didn't know anyone had me favorited for anything but "farking asshole".


I've got you in neutral as "Anti-Beatles, but pro Family Guy".
and you're apparently in vfx, but.. that could also go both ways.
 
2013-04-04 10:38:52 AM  

tenpoundsofcheese: What a jaw-dropping surprise!


The first cut is the deepest.
 
2013-04-04 03:50:30 PM  
 
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