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Back when there were only a few NFL games televised each Sunday and before teams moved to new cities every few years I loved watching the rivalry games like Oakland vs Kansas City.
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(09-19-2022 06:45 PM)Native Georgian Wrote:  
(09-18-2022 09:24 AM)DavidSt Wrote:  Irene Papas, Greek actress that starred in such movies as The Guns of Navaronne and Zorba The Greek alongside Sean Connery, dead at 96.
Sean Connery wasn’t in either of those movies.


Quote:Marsha Hunt was blacklisted by the Republicans at the time for being a Communist which she said she was not a communist and never was interested in it. How many actors, actresses and others in Hollywood back in that time got blackballed and never had a job for a while?
The film industry has always rewarded/punished people for political reasons.


My bad. I got that and Zardoz mixed up.
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(09-20-2022 02:34 PM)DavidSt Wrote:  
(09-19-2022 06:45 PM)Native Georgian Wrote:  
(09-18-2022 09:24 AM)DavidSt Wrote:  Irene Papas, Greek actress that starred in such movies as The Guns of Navaronne and Zorba The Greek alongside Sean Connery, dead at 96.
Sean Connery wasn’t in either of those movies.
My bad. I got that and Zardoz mixed up.
I’m sure Connery would have traded Zardoz for either of the other two. Maybe Zardoz the Greek, LOL?

I don’t know what John Boorman was trying to do with that (Zardoz). He was coming off of Deliverance, a commercial and critical smash-hit, and he was basically given as much $$$ as he wanted to make whatever movie he wanted. The result is one of the worst big-budget, big-name-star films of all time. Oh, well. Once seen, the image of Connery in that weird S&M outfit cannot be unseen.
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(09-18-2022 09:24 AM)DavidSt Wrote:  Irene Papas, Greek actress that starred in such movies as The Guns of Navaronne and Zorba The Greek

Guns of Navarone is one of my all-time favorite movies. The scene that starts when David Niven has discovered the damage done by the traitor, and ends with Papas shooting the traitor, is one of the most intense movie scenes I know.
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(09-20-2022 07:41 PM)Owl 69/70/75 Wrote:  
(09-18-2022 09:24 AM)DavidSt Wrote:  Irene Papas, Greek actress that starred in such movies as The Guns of Navaronne and Zorba The Greek

Guns of Navarone is one of my all-time favorite movies. The scene that starts when David Niven has discovered the damage done by the traitor, and ends with Papas shooting the traitor, is one of the most intense movie scenes I know.

I think seeing the first 15 minutes of Saving Private Ryan on the Big Screen is the most intense movie experience I've had, and I had one uncle who was in the third wave to hit Omaha. I walked away with a deeper respect for a man whom I held in high esteem already. Unglaublich!
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Quote:I think seeing the first 15 minutes of Saving Private Ryan on the Big Screen is the most intense movie experience I've had, and I had one uncle who was in the third wave to hit Omaha. I walked away with a deeper respect for a man whom I held in high esteem already. Unglaublich!

The Saving Private Ryan sequence is intense because of the fighting and violence. The Guns of Navarone sequence is intense primarily because of the interplay between Niven and Gregory Peck, where Niven is determined to get his pound of flesh, with no real violence until it ends with the shooting. Two different kinds of intensity.
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Anton Fier, who has played the drums with The Golden Palominos, The Feelies, and The Lounge Lizards over the past four decades, has died aged 66. At present, there has been no official statement, but tributes have been pouring in from the musician’s friends and peers.



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He Don't Be: Doobie Brothers founding Drummer John Hartman Dead At 72

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Quote:Hartman played on all of the Doobie Brothers’ hits in the 1970s. He also played on the 1989 reunion album Cycles and 1991’s Brotherhood. Hartman retired from the band in 1992 but was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as part of the Doobie Brothers in 2020.
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