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Forum: The Pit Today, 12:59 AM
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Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I'm in the middle of watching Way Down East, the...

I'm in the middle of watching Way Down East, the fourth D.W. Griffith film on the 1001 so far out of 9, and I have to say, if there's one thing I've learned watching these silent films it's that...
Forum: The Pit 03-29-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I've fallen way behind on watching and writing...

I've fallen way behind on watching and writing about the list, and to be honest might have rushed this a little bit so I can get back to schoolwork for the weekend, but I am...
Forum: Hardcore & Punk 03-25-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8,684
Views: 179,747
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
The Kezia and Fortress books were both jokes....

The Kezia and Fortress books were both jokes. There were a few places where I'd spot things that were more correct in the books than the tabs here, but for the most part learning songs from those...
Forum: Tab Talk 03-25-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
These are likely wrong since they don't realize...

These are likely wrong since they don't realize that the song is actually played in Drop C#.
Forum: Tab Talk 03-24-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Because they sell their own tab books and don't...

Because they sell their own tab books and don't want their tabs on here. Which is a shame, because 2 of their tab books are utter crap and I needed to use a combination of their books, fan made tabs,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-24-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Totally normal experience. You'll get it. It...

Totally normal experience. You'll get it.

It could also be possible that your action is too high.
Forum: The Pit 03-23-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
It's like, I've always loved movies but just have...

It's like, I've always loved movies but just have somehow managed to never see very many of them, and I don't know how this happened.

I mean, I could write down a pretty wicked list of movies I...
Forum: The Pit 03-23-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Oh. Weird. I actually don't own the book. I'm...

Oh. Weird. I actually don't own the book. I'm using a spreadsheet I found somewhere. The missing movie is actually Orphans of the Storm. I assumed it was Way Down East because my spreadsheet says it...
Forum: The Pit 03-22-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
You're missing three if you count Way Down East...

You're missing three if you count Way Down East which was removed in the 2013 edition!

I still haven't decided if I'm going for everything that's been in the list or just the current version of the...
Forum: The Pit 03-22-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
...

http://daltoniusrex.blogspot.com/2015/03/1001-movies-broken-blossoms-1919_22.html

Seven movies in, and, you know, I've enjoyed most of the list, but at the same time I kind of miss watching...
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Sorry. :( Interesting. I'll have to give it a...

Sorry. :(


Interesting. I'll have to give it a Redbox.
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I liked Gone Girl a lot. I didn't like that I...

I liked Gone Girl a lot. I didn't like that I predicted the twist so early. Granted, there was a shocking amount of movie left after the twist.
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,285
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Silence, Jew.

Silence, Jew.
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2015, 12:19 AM
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Views: 1,285
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
A joke is only racist if the teller intends to be...

A joke is only racist if the teller intends to be racist. Otherwise, it's just comedy, meant to pull some good out of the bad things in life by at least letting us laugh about it.
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Just got to the next movie on the list. Too long,...

Just got to the next movie on the list.
Too long, didn't read: Honestly, wasn't as impressed as I wanted to be.
http://daltoniusrex.blogspot.com/2015/03/1001-movies-cabinet-of-dr-caligari.html

Has...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 27,655
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Marvel is shockingly good about keeping their...

Marvel is shockingly good about keeping their continuity straight, though I understand the overwhelming nature of jumping into such a huge universe. That site linked a few posts back is incredible if...
Forum: The Pit 03-18-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 27,655
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Agreed. This reminds me very much of the...

Agreed.



This reminds me very much of the people who got worked up over female Thor and black Captain America, even though most of them clearly did not only not read comics, but knew so little...
Forum: The Pit 03-18-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 27,655
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Actually, I think variants are usually the same...

Actually, I think variants are usually the same price, but I also think that most comic book shops don't actually stock variants unless you specifically tell them that you want one? I could be...
Forum: The Pit 03-17-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 27,655
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
My take on the Batgirl cover...

My take on the Batgirl cover issue.

http://daltoniusrex.blogspot.com/2015/03/dontchangethecover.html

Short version. While I understand the social concerns of the "women in refrigerators" trope, and...
Forum: The Pit 03-17-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Yup!

Yup!
Forum: The Pit 03-17-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I wish I had known the significance of it when...

I wish I had known the significance of it when first playing the game.
Forum: The Pit 03-17-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Watched Intolerance. That was well beyond my...

Watched Intolerance. That was well beyond my expectations.

http://daltoniusrex.blogspot.com/2015/03/1001-movies-intolerance-1916.html
Forum: The Pit 03-17-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I never really actively tried to learn them. I...

I never really actively tried to learn them. I knew how to tune using the 5th (and 4th) fret, so I just remembered to start at E, would get the next string close to correct by ear, and use the tuner...
Forum: The Pit 03-16-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
All agreed, other than not having watched...

All agreed, other than not having watched Intolerance yet. I had originally intended to to watch this over a longer time period since it is in ten parts, but I didn't want to go too long without...
Forum: The Pit 03-16-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Finished the next on the list, Les Vampires. As...

Finished the next on the list, Les Vampires.

As you can see, I started out okay with the length, but definitely changed my...
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I believe it was removed very shortly after....

I believe it was removed very shortly after. Apparently the list has a really bad habit of adding brand new movies without actually making sure that they deserve it and then removing them in a year...
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
After glancing at more of the 1001 list looking...

After glancing at more of the 1001 list looking for whether some films I think should be there are actually there, the comic book nerd in me is a bit upset. Batman and The Dark Knight are really the...
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Hmm. Sounds about right. Good, not great, and...

Hmm. Sounds about right. Good, not great, and also up it's own butt.
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
Opinions on Mr. Nobody? I scrolled by it on...

Opinions on Mr. Nobody? I scrolled by it on Netflix and watched it because I was curious about Leto. I'm not sure if I thought the movie was a little too abstract and up its own butt for its own...
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 28,262
Views: 322,813
Posted By Macabre_Turtle
I would say it's certainly not as directorally...

I would say it's certainly not as directorally skillful or ambitious as Birth of a Nation, but I'm honestly enjoying it a lot more for a combination of reasons.

I think it is a much easier story to...
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