V For Vendetta: The Movie

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t/s "THE END?" vs "THE END" followed by a 5 second pause at which point the question mark dissolves into view

― lemon kerrang! (jjjusten), Wednesday, 15 June 2011 20:26 (47 minutes ago) Permalink

it really depends on the film. If you're talking Inception the former, Black Swan the latter.

― da croupier, Wednesday, 15 June 2011 20:28 (45 minutes ago)

This comment is fantastic imo

Gravel Puzzleworth, Wednesday, 15 June 2011 21:34 (3 years ago) Permalink

i learned this same lesson at a little movie called 300

― lemon kerrang! (jjjusten), Wednesday, June 15, 2011 4:20 PM (28 minutes ago)

I learn it all over again every time Sandra Bullock makes a movie.

Mr. Patrick Batman (WmC), Wednesday, 15 June 2011 21:50 (3 years ago) Permalink

You have friends who go to the theater to watch Sandra Bullock movies? (I understand DVD)

The Edge of Gloryhole (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 15 June 2011 21:57 (3 years ago) Permalink

My wife is a Bullock fangirl.

Mr. Patrick Batman (WmC), Wednesday, 15 June 2011 22:03 (3 years ago) Permalink

10 months pass...

What images immediately embody rebellion in recent decades? Let me suggest two: the smiley face for the ecstasy generation in the late 80s and early 90s, and the V mask which is currently the icon of global anti-capitalist protest. Both images have spread beneath the level of corporate dictat: neither were concocted by an advertising agency. Both were, and are, recognisable across the planet, and were communicated as memes from user to user.

okay, sure
More remarkably, both emerged from the work of one man - Alan Moore, a working-class Northampton comics writer with a polymath's range of references, and a really rather scary beard. It is hard to suggest another creative artist - certainly not a British one - who has had such an impact on popular culture and above all popular protest.

The smiley face came from Watchmen, his seminal counter-factual exploration of superheroes and politics...


uhh...

10. “Pour Some Sugar On Me” – Tom Cruise (contenderizer), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

that is all wrong

Roger Barfing (Shakey Mo Collier), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:39 (2 years ago) Permalink

OG smiley face was created by an advertising agency, V's Guy Fawkes mask is obviously more of a folk thing but is owned by Time Warners.

Roger Barfing (Shakey Mo Collier), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:40 (2 years ago) Permalink

yeah, i'd intended to cut the last couple sentences out of the first quote block. i'm okay, for the sake of argument, with the suggestion that these are important symbols of rebellion.

10. “Pour Some Sugar On Me” – Tom Cruise (contenderizer), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

you know who should have directed this? the ghost of alan clarke.

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:56 (2 years ago) Permalink

was gonna go for whoever did that 60s Batman movie

like Joe Pasquale and Gandhi (Noodle Vague), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:58 (2 years ago) Permalink

sorry is that what happened irl?

like Joe Pasquale and Gandhi (Noodle Vague), Friday, 11 May 2012 23:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

adam west/burt ward v for vendetta would be good too

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Saturday, 12 May 2012 00:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

burt ward has a look of skinheady sadsack about him

like Joe Pasquale and Gandhi (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 12 May 2012 00:03 (2 years ago) Permalink

If the screenwriters had rewritten the movie so that Stephen Fry was the Big Brother, then it would have been awesome.

― The Edge of Gloryhole (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:17 PM (10 months ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

have never seen this movie but knew stephen fry was in it and until now had assumed he was the big brother, just like how when i heard he was in sherlock holmes 2 A GAME OF SHADOWS i assumed he was moriarty. but he wasn't. what the hell. how hard is this.

their private gesture for bison (difficult listening hour), Saturday, 12 May 2012 16:39 (2 years ago) Permalink


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