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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

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"I didn't squawk about the steak, dear. I merely said I didn't see that old horse that used to be tethered outside here." shocked

And was the steak from Tescos? :)

When the source - Never Give a Sucker an Even Break - of the above quote was filmed, 1941, I doubt Tesco's beef-substitute policy had graduated to anything quite so exotic as horse... 

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

The_Lhc wrote:

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Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

Ha exactly!  I thought it was an entertaining film too.  But hey, its easy to be sniffy about stuff...

Anyway, back to the point of the thread, one of my favourites - Casino.

"A lot of holes in the desert, and a lot of problems are buried in those holes. But you gotta do it right. I mean, you gotta have the hole already dug before you show up with a package in the trunk. Otherwise, you're talking about a half-hour to forty-five minutes worth of digging. And who knows who's gonna come along in that time? Pretty soon, you gotta dig a few more holes. You could be there all ***in' night"

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

JamesOK wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

Ha exactly!  I thought it was an entertaining film, too. 

+1

 

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I am serious... and don't call me Shirley.

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

Well I don't, what's your point? Just wall to wall dreadful acting, hated every minute of it.

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

The_Lhc wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

Well I don't, what's your point? ...

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

6th.replicant wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

Well I don't, what's your point? ...

What? Why is he permitted an opinion and I'm not? I wasn't expecting it to win any Oscars either but I did expect a cast that were attempting to act rather than trying to win "best EDITED Van Dyke impression".

I didn't express the first negative opinion on the film btw, I was just agreeing with it, go bother Strapped... 

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

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I wasn't expecting it to win any Oscars either but I did expect a cast that were attempting to act rather than trying to win "best EDITED Van Dyke impression".

 

rolling on the floor laughing Best EDITED Van Dyke impression, or some such.

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BenLaw wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

I wasn't expecting it to win any Oscars either but I did expect a cast that were attempting to act rather than trying to win "best EDITED Van Dyke impression".

rolling on the floor laughing Best EDITED Van Dyke impression, or some such.

The swear filter has a sense of humour it appears! 

Just in case anyone couldn't work it out I was referring to the bloke in Mary Poppins...

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Five pages of posts without an argument. That was pretty good.

Some fun looking up the ones I didn't recognise or remember.

Thanks.

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

The_Lhc wrote:

BenLaw wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

I wasn't expecting it to win any Oscars either but I did expect a cast that were attempting to act rather than trying to win "best EDITED Van Dyke impression".

rolling on the floor laughing Best EDITED Van Dyke impression, or some such.

The swear filter has a sense of humour it appears! 

Just in case anyone couldn't work it out I was referring to the bloke in Mary Poppins...

 

His first name's bad, but his last name's ok, apparently...

 

Btw, I think the young person's analogy is now 'best Australian Tarantino impressions'.

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chebby wrote:

Five pages of posts without an argument. That was pretty good.

Some fun looking up the ones I didn't recognise or remember.

Thanks.

 

Did you have a favourite?

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RE: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli."

The_Lhc wrote:

6th.replicant wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

The_Lhc wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Benedict_Arnold wrote:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a venerable goldmine of classic one-liners although a lot of them aren't that original

This is breaking the rules, but I'd like to quote the concluding sentences from Anthony Lane's damning review of Lock Stock, reprinted in full in Nobdy's Perfect:

Midway through the screening, Tom Cruise leapt from his chair, screaming "This film rocks."  I rest my case.

Amen to that, one of the worst films I've ever seen...

Okay Mr. Norman,

I don't think it was supposed to win a flipping Oscar, but I do find it entertaining...

Well I don't, what's your point? ...

What? Why is he permitted an opinion and I'm not? I wasn't expecting it to win any Oscars either but I did expect a cast that were attempting to act rather than trying to win "best EDITED Van Dyke impression".

I didn't express the first negative opinion on the film btw, I was just agreeing with it, go bother Strapped... 

Indeed, bother away. I have no problem with you expressing a counter-opinion.

I hate Lock Stock because not a second of its running time feels in any way authentic. The film rode the New Labour "cool Brittania" wave of BS. It's the cinematic equivalent of Noel popping round to Tony's to discuss football and guitars. Guy Ritchie is as connected to the London underworld as Tony is/was with the common man. 

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