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Postby Big Magilla » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:31 pm

--Reza wrote:
--Damien wrote:The first time I ever heard "my bad" was on this board in a post by Sabin. But that was back in 1999 or 2000.

I also heard ''my bad'' for the first time on this board and I thought the person was making a genuine grammatical mistake as I assumed english was not his first language.

And I am hardly a ''square'' Oscar Guy but this phrase just doesn't sound right. It's like that jive talk rappers use in their songs.

Professor Higgins would shoot on sight anybody who uses this phrase.

This was the first place I'd encountered the expression as well, and the only place I've ever used it. I thought it was short for "sorry for my bad mistake", but the urban dictionary explanation makes it sound as if it is not only bad grammar, but insincere as well.

Accordingly, I shan't use it any more unless I mean to be sarcastic in my response.




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Postby Sabin » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:01 pm

Good thing he's dead then.
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Postby Reza » Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:50 pm

Damien wrote:The first time I ever heard "my bad" was on this board in a post by Sabin. But that was back in 1999 or 2000.

I also heard ''my bad'' for the first time on this board and I thought the person was making a genuine grammatical mistake as I assumed english was not his first language.

And I am hardly a ''square'' Oscar Guy but this phrase just doesn't sound right. It's like that jive talk rappers use in their songs.

Professor Higgins would shoot on sight anybody who uses this phrase.

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Postby OscarGuy » Wed Dec 17, 2008 5:11 pm

Wow. I can't believe I misremembered that...maybe it was that there was talk surrounding them getting nominations that I've confused. It did end up with a Makeup nod and was nominated at the Art Directors Guild.
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Postby The Original BJ » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:52 pm

OscarGuy wrote:The Fall is by Tarsem Singh who also did The Cell, which was a surprise inclusion in Art Direction and Costume Design several years ago.

Not at the Oscars.

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Postby OscarGuy » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:20 pm

The Fall is by Tarsem Singh who also did The Cell, which was a surprise inclusion in Art Direction and Costume Design several years ago. This year, the film is already in my predictions list as potential upsets. So, no surprises this year. :)
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Postby Cinemanolis » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:02 pm

The Fall 8/10

Wonderful cinematography, art direction, costume design, make up and music score. This film could be a dark horse in every one of these categories at the Oscars. The little girl gave one of the best performances by a child actress i have ever seen.




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Postby abcinyvr » Wed Dec 17, 2008 12:35 pm

Slumdog Millionaire 9/10
Felt genuinely moved by this. It was not what I was expecting - right from the first scenes.

Frost/Nixon 7/10
Been a long time since I actually watched, let alone liked, a Ron Howard film. Not really a talented director, but the film worked and moved well.

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Postby Damien » Wed Dec 17, 2008 12:28 pm

The first time I ever heard "my bad" was on this board in a post by Sabin. But that was back in 1999 or 2000.
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Postby OscarGuy » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:55 am

Don't be a "square", Reza. This is the "happenin'" thing these days.

Seriously, though, I am literate and "my bad" doesn't bother me in the least and some of those statements are very old connotations that no longer apply. "my bad" has moved far away from the gangsta/wannabe vernacular and has entered common usage.
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Postby Reza » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:29 am

flipp525 wrote:
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Sabin wrote:I'm going to say that this is my bad

I've heard a number of folks use the term......''this is my bad''.....on this Board.

What does it mean?

my bad

Thanks Flipp. The site also had this to say about it:

A grammatically incorrect way of acknowledging (facetiously) a wrongdoing.

Used very commonly by gangsta-wannabes and other sorts of conforming posers, the terrible grammar tends to drive literate people up the wall in absolute irritation.

Incredibly annoying phrase which people use when they do something stupid or wrong




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Postby rain Bard » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:53 am

Palermo Shooting 3/10

Sorry, Wim. You probably should have just made a short with Dennis Hopper (not that he's particularly good, but his character is at least an interesting and memorable idea.)

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Postby barrybrooks8 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:24 am

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Postby FilmFan720 » Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:58 pm

Funny, I went to see it with my sister because she had a friend in it. I wouldn't have checked it out otherwise.

It is not a completely polished piece (though it was moreso than I was expecting), but it definitely has a strong voice and keeps your attention throughout. Sometimes, that is all you can ask for. Plus, the music ain't half bad.
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Postby Sabin » Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:26 pm

I was a production assistant on Were the World Mine and drove Zelda Williams to set one day. She asked me if I ever had a Bellini in Paris because that's where they make the best Bellini's. I had to tell her that I didn't entirely know what a Bellini was but I'm sure that was the case.

Only witnessed the shooting of some of the shooting. Seemed like amateur hour. They fed me well. Kinda want to check it out. The short it is based on is very good.

Accurate assessment of "my bad". Makes me never want to say it again.
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