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Old 28 August 2013, 13:53
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as far as TV cop series...The Wire HBO, I think is the best cop made for TV series...
Best Cop Show Ever. Fantastic characters.
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Old 29 February 2016, 09:23
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I have good memories of a 1980s Australian movie called "The Odd Angry Shot." It portrayed a group of Australian SAS soldier during a tour in Vietnam during the war. Nothing fake or spectacular, just a slice of life and death sort of film. Someone once told me that it's available on Youtube, haven't verified that.
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Old 30 June 2016, 09:14
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I always liked The Wild Geese, the CSM kicks ass.

I could see something similar with extreme weight loss Socnet edition.



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Old 30 June 2016, 09:16
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I have good memories of a 1980s Australian movie called "The Odd Angry Shot." It portrayed a group of Australian SAS soldier during a tour in Vietnam during the war. Nothing fake or spectacular, just a slice of life and death sort of film. Someone once told me that it's available on Youtube, haven't verified that.
Good movie! One of my favorite "Vietnam" movies. Yes, on You Tube.
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Old 21 August 2016, 18:23
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Ray Winstone...

He improves every movie he's involved in. I mean, he couldn't salvage the new Point Break, but still, he was the best thing in it. He first came onto my radar in The Departed where he played Mr French:

Mr. French: [calmly] Hey, hey, hey... do you know me?
Billy Costigan: No, no.
Mr. French: Well, I'm the guy that tells you there are guys you can hit and there's guys you can't. Now, that's not quite a guy you can't hit, but it's almost a guy you can't hit. So I'm gonna make a fuckin' ruling on this right now. You don't fuckin' hit him. You understand?

Another guy like that is Ian McShane. They're both great as leads or character actors.

They cross paths in 44 Inch Chest and Sexy Beast, truly enjoyable British Gangster films.

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Old 21 August 2016, 18:54
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Shouldn't have posted on the sticky. Please move to movies forum below.
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Old 30 April 2017, 05:32
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Flashpoint has been my favorite so far other than Cops. Cops reloaded excited me when they announced it coming out but then disappointed me when they simply replayed episodes from the original Cops as if that's any better. I don't recall seeing many "new" episodes but I haven't watched it in a while.
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Dillinger

Not a great movie by any means, in fact many parts of it are downright stupid.

But it's got some of the greatest character actors of their generation in it, especially Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton and Ben Johnson as Melvin Purvis, portraying him in a manner that was the complete opposite of Purvis, who was actually pretty incompetent.

But even below par movies sometimes have great scenes in them, and Dillinger has one of my all time favorites when Harry Dean Stanton, as Homer Van Meter, gets gunned down in the middle of of the street, surrounded in a half circle by 14 armed townspeople.

This scene definitely has the John Milius touch.

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Old 2 May 2017, 18:10
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Milius is God!!
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Old 2 May 2017, 18:49
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Milius is God!!
The character of Walter Sobchak in The Big Lebowski is based on John Milius.

One of John Goodman's best roles, he nailed it.
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One of my favorites, I can't find...

I've been trying for 40years to remember the name of the old war movie (I thought it was Kirk Douglas) where he's being chased through the Alps by a Nazi SS officer who he finally kills with an avalanche. It may have even been in B&W or Technicolor. LOL!

Anyone remember that old flick?
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Old 12 January 2018, 19:00
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Sounds like The Heroes of Telemark, was just on TV the other day.
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Sounds like The Heroes of Telemark, was just on TV the other day.
Spinner, thank you sir. On my way to amazon now.
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Old 12 January 2018, 20:51
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Jeremiah Johnson, greatest ever (another one by Millius). "Was it worth the trouble?"

"Ah...what trouble?"
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Old 13 January 2018, 15:28
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A dangerous statement but I liked bot “The hurt locker“ as well as “Zero dark thirty“ and “Forces Speciales“(https://youtu.be/uIx00INSlyQ)
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