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Anti Star-Wars Movement [07 Aug 2005|06:34am]

Hello, I'm Howard Tuttleman. I'm from Detroit and I'm looking for like-minded people to boycott the Star-Wars movies. If I've got you, go to my web-site for more info http://www.howardtuttleman.com
For the rest of you, please just read on. This will make sense in the end and I'm sure you will agree.
You are probably ready to jump down my throat, so just calm down. I am pretty mad right now too. You see, when I was younger I never happened to catch The Star Wars like so many of you did. Sure, I was aware of it quite a bit, and had heard OF it a lot. As a kid there were plenty of times when bullys would punish me whith wiffle-bats that they pretended were light-sabers, and I would always get drafted to play a Speeder-biker or an Ewok when everyone else got to be main-characters. Obviously these things left a bad taste in my mouth about the Star Wars. I started getting my parents to buy me the action-figures and vehicles, and that brought plenty of kids over to my house, and people THOUGHT I had seen it because I had quite a collection.

So when I finally saw some of the novels at the library, I gave-in and picked up the first in the series. It completely captivated me and made me realize exactly what was going on, and I didn't even HAVE to see the movie. I moved on to the next 2 books shortly after, and now reading them has become a yearly tradition for me. I was enthralled by the Socio-Political struggles and the in-depth character building so much in fact that I began to realize something. That something truly this special would be significantly weakened by condensing them into 3 ridiculously short Hollywood-style movies. The concept of these movies is just laughable to me that they would even TRY something like this. I therefore established "The Star Wars Movie Boycott Movement".

You see, when I read the novels I have very vivid pictures of what certain space-ships, monsters or planets look like, and the best part is that I can imagine whatever actors I want playing the main-characters. I obviously imagine myself as Luke because I feel that I really capture the character well (especially in the 3rd book). My best picks for the other characters is how I visualize Han-Solo as being Patrick Swayze. He has that dashing charisma that the character MUST have. I imagine Darth-Vader's voice as this guy Lance I know who is a real bully-type just like the character. Another one I have is harder to explain but I will try. I chose my dog Morris to be Chewbacca, but now he is 8 feet tall and can stand on 2 legs. If an element of the story is too hard to imagine, that is the ONLY time I will accept an out-side influence and refer to my action-figures.

Do you see what I'm doing here? I am able to personalize the story, whereas you can only imagine it how the movie tells you it is. I can now enjoy the story far more, and on so many more levels than you can. In conclusion, I know that quite a few of you have seen these movies, so I guess it's too late for you to imagine what is actually possible. The people I am trying to get through to are the innocents that whose minds are blank at the moment like mine is lucky to still be. The answer is NO. Buy the books instead, and save yourself a ton of money in the proccess, and imagine it how YOU want to. Not greedy Hollywood movie-makers.
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[26 Mar 2005|01:18pm]

[ mood | cold ]

Hi everyone!
I've been an indie actress/"professional extra" for, well, a long time.
But since I need enough money to pay rent, I'm also a reporter. And now I'm writing an article about the ways that indie movies are better than production company movies, and I was just wondering what anyone's top, say, 5 or 10 favorite indie movies were. Or, even better, if anyone had an opinion about the topic that I could quote them on.
Please, if you get a chance, email me at harvested.hearts@gmail.com or reply here?
-Jenna, Bucks County Courier Times

..cross-posted all over - sorry for the spammage!..

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[30 Mar 2004|04:28pm]

Hey guys, I know this sounds ridiculous and i know this isn't an icon community, but I'm sure you guys could help me, so here goes
I was wondering if anybody could make me/donate to me some icons of the movie 21 grams....
I'd really appreciate it! I love the movie and I really wanna show some pride. hehe.
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the matrix....the rise and fall of the once potential classic [02 Jan 2004|01:42pm]


ok.....there were very few who actually had the nerve to dislike the first matrix. when i saw it i was appauled and i thought i was watching something equivalent to that of what star wars was when it first came out. the difference between the sucess of star wars and the matrix all deals with dedication to the franchise. the matrix franchise fucked their fans hardcore. reloaded wasnt as great as we thought it was, but we gave it slack because there was a 3rd part in the midst that we would fill in the holes and would tie the whole thing together. revolutions came out....and i dont see how someone could not see that it was a movie with too many faults to be considered a good movie. they fucked their fans with shitty symbolism.....pointless turns in the plot....and an ending that wouldve been funny had it not been completely depressing. alot of people invested alot of time staying on the bandwagon for the matrix because we thought it would be a "revolutionary" trilogy and would attain this unbeatable status. it dissapointing in how it seems if you have enough hype, you can make at least $300 million. fuck that matrix.

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[15 Aug 2003|02:56am]
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Bruce Almighty [26 May 2003|11:21pm]

"Great Movie, Jennifer Aniston pulled another Friends and Jim Carrey will always be man of the fucking century.Don't forget that Morgan Freeman played the best role ever as God."-Ben[me]
I just think all of ya guys should see it....it was really really funny.Great team of people =-)
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[16 Mar 2003|08:29pm]
i recently saw a foreign film called "russian ark". its a ghost story set in the 1800's inside the hermatage museum in russia. it was very disappointing and the only impressive thing about it was that the entire movie is done in one continuous shot. i is about an hour and a half and i suggest you dont see it unless you are really awake because you might fall asleep during it. it goes from the 1800's to the present moving throughout the museum while your guide, a stranger from the 1800's takes you around pointing out various paintings and meeting different people. it was confusing and vague but still somewhat interesting.
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8 Mile [11 Nov 2002|12:30am]
eminem made a wonderful acting debut and kim basinger did an average job, a few scenes i wasn't too happy about, but that's just my 2 copper pieces.

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but for what it was i did like it. wouldn't see it again in theaters, but i might rent it when it comes out on DVD.
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