12 Years a Slave reviews

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:11 pm

Not physically though (you live too far). It was a reaction to one of your - several - childish lies, and you know that.

Anyway, this thread can be read by anyone. And anyone can judge.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby flipp525 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:35 pm

ITALIANO wrote:Grow up, Flipp. Not for me. For you.

This coming from a person who literally threatened to "destroy me" a couple of years ago. Please.
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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby Big Magilla » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:01 am

Eric wrote:Guys, I really feel we haven't given the question of whether Iron Man 3 or Despicable Me 2 is better its full due.

I'd say Despicable Me 2 because I got some needed rest with that one - I slept through the whole thing.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:44 am

I will be as direct, honest and straightforward as you always are, Eric, so I'm sure you'll appreciate it: those are exactly the kind of movies you should stick with in your life.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby Eric » Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:28 pm

Guys, I really feel we haven't given the question of whether Iron Man 3 or Despicable Me 2 is better its full due.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:02 pm

Greg wrote:
ITALIANO wrote:Again: not great. But the idea that the Academy - and, in general, this board too - can consider this a lesser movie than Gravity is an insult to intelligence.


Look on the bright side. At least this site isn't debating whether Iron Man 3 or Despicable Me 2 is the best film of the year.



Well, in that case I wouldn't be here!

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby Greg » Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:54 pm

ITALIANO wrote:Again: not great. But the idea that the Academy - and, in general, this board too - can consider this a lesser movie than Gravity is an insult to intelligence.


Look on the bright side. At least this site isn't debating whether Iron Man 3 or Despicable Me 2 is the best film of the year.
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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:34 am

Plus, I don't see what's wrong about using Google to provide the links that you kept insisting I should provide. I tried not to do that, because usially an intelligent person doesn't need THAT to understand a point, but you weren't convinced, so what could I do? And now suddenly it's a "little Google search"!

Grow up, Flipp. Not for me. For you.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:22 am

Well, it actually sounded more like a challenge... But no problem for me. One of the good things of being rational (or, let me say it, European) is that I never say something which isn't objective, which can't be proved.

But I mean - that this movie was considered by many to be the definitive film on slavery is obvious. One must have slept for the last few months even just to doubt this, come on...

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby flipp525 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:16 am

I never said you were wrong (so, follows to suit, I won't be proclaiming you're right). All I asked was that you provide some back-up for you claim which your went on a little Google search to fetch for me. And, now you have. So, as they say, that is that.
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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:13 am

I'm waiting.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:09 am

Ok. I hate to do this, but here are just SOME of the links:


http://www.crosswalk.com/culture/movies ... eview.html

http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/ ... nd-trailer

http://www.thelondonfilmreview.com/film ... ars-slave/

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/320444- ... -you-free/

http://uptownmagazine.com/2013/10/12-ye ... m-slavery/

http://uptownmagazine.com/2013/10/12-ye ... m-slavery/

http://www.esra-magazine.com/blog/post/a-slave


But there are really so many more... even not in the English language. All duly repeated here for the promotion of this movie.

Unlike you I am not a child. But for once, like you, I will act like one. Now you must say: Sorry, Italiano, you were right. Now.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby flipp525 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:01 am

ITALIANO wrote:Flipp, when you call a movie the equivalent of Schindler's List for slavery, you are saying that it's the definitive word on slavery. You are implying it. It's clear to anyone - except you. Not surprisingly.

That's not something I've ever said. That's not a comparison I've ever made, let alone thought.

Also, when did anyone decide that Schindler's List is the "definitive" movie on the Holocaust, btw? Was it decided at some official tribunal?
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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:57 am

Flipp, when you call a movie the equivalent of Schindler's List for slavery, you are saying that it's the definitive word on slavery. You are implying it. It's clear to anyone - except you. Not surprisingly.

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Re: 12 Years a Slave reviews

Postby flipp525 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:54 am

You said that it was being sold as the "definitive" film on slavery. Calling something a masterpiece doesn't equate definitiveness. Those two words are not synonyms. So, again, provide some back-up for your claim. We'll wait.

Also, why this need to get personal? I very much live in this world.
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