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by Akash
Fri Oct 27, 2006 1:54 am
Forum: The 8th Decade
Topic: October Predictions
Replies: 156
Views: 6841

criddic3 wrote:Richard Roeper said Forest Whitaker is a major player in the Oscar race...for supporting actor.

Richard Roeper is a tool.

Sorry, just wanted to say that. Carry on.
by Akash
Fri Oct 27, 2006 1:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: New Jersey Court Backs Gay Rights - Pretty awesome even if it's not radical
Replies: 6
Views: 341

I have mixed response to this. Shoving gay marraige down people's throats is just going to make it harder for gays. As opposed to treating gays like second class citizens by denying them equal treatment under the law? How is the current condition any easier on gays? And since when is treating peopl...
by Akash
Wed Oct 25, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: New Jersey Court Backs Gay Rights - Pretty awesome even if it's not radical
Replies: 6
Views: 341

I usually make fun of Jersey for well...being Jersey. But this is pretty cool for liberals and fair-minded people everywhere. BBC News New Jersey court backs gay rights The US state of New Jersey's Supreme Court has ruled that gay couples are entitled to the same rights as heterosexual couples. But...
by Akash
Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Inside Oscar 2
Replies: 13
Views: 626

I know some of the amazon reviewers complained about the more opinionated commentary, but I think that's great. I don't think I refer back to it nearly as much as the original volume, but I think that's because I lived through the period myself. But if I ever start to forget why I hated, say, As Go...
by Akash
Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:35 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Inside Oscar 2
Replies: 13
Views: 626

anonymous wrote:Are you gonna write an Inside Oscar 3, Damien?

I'd like to echo that question as well. Damien, I'm new to the board but your book is by far the best treatment I've ever read about any award show or similar American pop culture phenomenon.
by Akash
Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: 2000 - 2007
Topic: Marie Antoinette Reviews
Replies: 39
Views: 2035

I like Sofia Coppola's work thus far and was therefore reasonably excited about this film until early world of mouth made it seem like a missfire. However, a recommendation from the guys at Slant is enough for me to go see it with rejevenated reasonable expectations. Slant is way more reliable than...
by Akash
Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: 2000 - 2007
Topic: The Departed reviews
Replies: 76
Views: 4012

Hey everyone, I'm new to the board in terms of posting. I've been lurking here for a while, enjoying all your comments and I feel like I know so many of you already even though we've never "met." Just wanted to say I really enjoyed The Departed. I thought the two male leads were excellent - DiCapri...

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