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Brian Floyd
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Posted: 13 February 2018 at 1:38am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

TOP GUN? meh. Overrated. Can't believe they're doing a sequel after all these years.

My favorite Tom Cruise movie involving him in a vehicle is DAYS OF THJNDER. 
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A summer 1990 release would still require most of the filming and compilation to occur in the previous year.;)

Whenever I am accused of being pedantic, I reply with " What is wrong with being accurate and precise?"

This reminds me of when some numbskull connected with the first of the recent Captain America movies said the costume had been changed to make it look like something that was designed in the Forties.

Well, I thought, after I calmed down, technically it was probably designed in 1939.

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Posted: 14 February 2018 at 2:20pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

THE KNOWLEDGE (1979)

In real life, The Knowledge is a demanding "course" which London taxi drivers have to undertake: they must learn 320 standard routes through London and memorise 25,000 streets within a certain radius. It usually takes 34+ months to pass.

The film version is a comedy which sees assorted characters learn the Knowledge, tested by a strict administrator. From the guy using the Knowledge as an excuse to have an affair to the person who hasn't entirely been honest with authorities, it's a good comedy even if it is very much of its time.

Well worth a watch.


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