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FREEDOM, WILL REIGN, IN AMERICA

DislexicDislexic Registered User
edited March 2008 in Singularity Engine++
So the new mini-series John Adams premiered tonight.

Part 1 premiered tonight, and so far, I'm impressed by Paul Giamatti, as always (I didn't see Lady In the Water).

Anybody else see this?

Alternate topic: 'MERICA and all it's foibles

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited March 2008
    This looked good but I didn't get a chance to see it

    I like Paul Giamatti quite a bit

    Alternatively:
    Spoiler:

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited March 2008
    I've been wanting to catch this so I Tivo'd it.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    I need to get TiVo already.

    I don't know why I haven't yet.

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  • MonkeybombMonkeybomb Registered User
    edited March 2008
    I can already see where this is going. It's obvious that the colonies going to win.

    Next.

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  • CrossBusterCrossBuster Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    So is this thread about NAMBLA or what?

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  • KeithKeith Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Monkeybomb wrote: »
    I can already see where this is going. It's obvious that the colonies going to win.

    Next.

    Pearl Harbor was so cliché.

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  • KeithKeith Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    So is this thread about NAMBLA or what?

    ew, Dislexic's just a pedophile, not a pederast.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Paul Giamatti is great.

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  • KeithKeith Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Paul Giahottie

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  • MathildaMathilda Registered User
    edited March 2008
    I saw this.

    It's pretty good

    Paul Giamatti is awesome.

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  • MonkeyfeetMonkeyfeet Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    I don't get HBO

    But I have seen 1776 and no one can replace the John Adams in that. Played by Mr. Feeny from Boy Meets World and Kit from Knight Rider

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  • BugmanBugman Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
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  • MonkeyfeetMonkeyfeet Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Good God

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  • DislexicDislexic Registered User
    edited March 2008
    what I really like about this production is that it's incredibly historically accurate

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  • Baroque And RollBaroque And Roll Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
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    After reading this for my AP US History class, I will never touch another piece of John Adams related material. It was so goddamn boring.

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  • MeissnerdMeissnerd Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Bugman wrote: »
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    YES

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  • Homestar GunnerHomestar Gunner Registered User
    edited March 2008
    Meissnerd wrote: »
    Bugman wrote: »
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    FUCK YES

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Giamatti's performance in The Illusionist would have made the film watchable even if it didn't also have Edward Norton being awesome.

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  • PataPata Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    The Founding Fathers are awesome.

    John Adams is a giant dick, basically. And Ben Franklin is a pimp.

    And yes 1776 is the best historical film ever.

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  • The Otaku SuppositoryThe Otaku Suppository Bawstan New EnglandRegistered User regular
    edited March 2008
    From the part I saw Giamatti spent half the time trying not to laugh and trying to look plausible.

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Extreme Ghostbuster Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    I can't wait to see if Johnny Tremain is in this.

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  • The Otaku SuppositoryThe Otaku Suppository Bawstan New EnglandRegistered User regular
    edited March 2008
    He'll certainly be easy to spot.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited March 2008
    Olivaw wrote: »
    This looked good but I didn't get a chance to see it

    I like Paul Giamatti quite a bit

    Alternatively:
    Spoiler:

    That guy sure loves to talk about america.

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Extreme Ghostbuster Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Olivaw wrote: »
    This looked good but I didn't get a chance to see it

    I like Paul Giamatti quite a bit

    Alternatively:
    Spoiler:

    That guy sure loves to talk about america.

    Speak American, it's the only language I understand!

    In AMERICA!

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  • ProjeckProjeck Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    DID SOMEBODY MENTION MOTHERFUCKING 1776

    1776 IS THE BEST GODDAMN MUSICAL EVER

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  • quibblebarfquibblebarf Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Bugman wrote: »
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  • AbracadanielAbracadaniel Certified BrimperRegistered User regular
    edited March 2008
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  • Milquetoast ThugMilquetoast Thug Registered User
    edited March 2008
    Oh man, watching this right now

    the french are so creepy

    Weaver wrote: »
    When I was in boot to become an infantryman, on our one two-day off-base pass me and another guy went to see Private Ryan in theaters as it had just come out and during the opening scene we're all HOLY FUCK WHAT DID WE GET OURSELVES IN TO
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  • VeretasVeretas Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    I HAVE THE BIGGEST BONER



    not really related to this thread

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  • ThatDudeOverThereThatDudeOverThere Sash Lilac AvaliceRegistered User regular
    edited March 2008
    I need to see this

    also need to see 1776, appearantly

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  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    I do not have HBO
    I tried to watch this at work but my co-workers seem to think not wanting to watch sports and sports-related news all the time is "faggy"

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  • Milquetoast ThugMilquetoast Thug Registered User
    edited March 2008
    BusterK wrote: »
    I do not have HBO
    I tried to watch this at work but my co-workers seem to think not wanting to watch sports and sports-related news all the time is "faggy"

    Do your co-workers wear backwards baseball caps and call you "bro"?

    Weaver wrote: »
    When I was in boot to become an infantryman, on our one two-day off-base pass me and another guy went to see Private Ryan in theaters as it had just come out and during the opening scene we're all HOLY FUCK WHAT DID WE GET OURSELVES IN TO
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  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    BusterK wrote: »
    I do not have HBO
    I tried to watch this at work but my co-workers seem to think not wanting to watch sports and sports-related news all the time is "faggy"

    Do your co-workers wear backwards baseball caps and call you "bro"?

    Some do
    Yes

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  • SASA Registered User
    edited March 2008
    I heard this was total shit.

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  • Dely AppleDely Apple Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    Obnoxious and disliked

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  • Homestar GunnerHomestar Gunner Registered User
    edited March 2008
    From watching 1776 I learned that Richard Henry Lee invented the adverb

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  • WallhitterWallhitter Registered User
    edited March 2008
    This thread reminds me, my mom lent me the book Founding Faith

    It's pretty damn interesting.

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
    God this is just such a good series. I love it when HBO does stuff like this.

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  • Wrench N RocketsWrench N Rockets Registered User regular
    edited March 2008
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    FUCK YEAH AMERICA

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  • ThatDudeOverThereThatDudeOverThere Sash Lilac AvaliceRegistered User regular
    edited March 2008
    oh god he's wearing a cardinals shirt

    he's from around here

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