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@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:42 PM)

Another great 90's animated film is, of course, The Iron Giant.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Another thing I liked about The Prince of Egypt was that it explained (without even having to say it outright) why Moses was chosen to deliver the Israelites from Egypt. Someone who had been raised among the slaves would have had too much bitterness and would want to go in throwing the wrath of God on all the Egyptians (or at least the royal family) until they all burned alive. But Moses had been raised as a member of the royal family, so he still thought of them as family. He wanted to reach a peaceful solution if at all possible.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:04 PM)

"I know! I'll turn him into a flea. A harmless little flea, and then I'll put that flea in a box, and then put that box inside of another box, and when it arrives - AHAHAHA! I'LL SMASH IT WITH A HAMMAH! It's brilliant, brilliant, BRILLIANT, I tell you! Genius, I say!"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:03 PM)

Hell, The Emperor's New Groove is easily the funniest animated film ever. Disney managed to do what Dreamworks tried to do, and they did it right.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

None of their "funny" movies are anywhere near as funny as Aladdin or The Emperor's New Groove.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Its a pity Dreamworks devolved into a company that churned out "funny" films filled with pop culture references.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:00 PM)

(also at the end of that scene, the camera pans up from the Egyptian skyline to the night sky and the most prominent constellation is Orion. Which the Egyptians associated with Osiris)

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

Yeah I give them full credit for treating the Last Plague with all the solemness it deserves.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

It freed the Israelites, but Moses sure hated seeing what it did to his brother and all the normal non-slave owning people who didn't do anything wrong to the Israelites.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:58 PM)

And it actually portrays God murdering children as a tragic thing, something most other adaptations disturbingly don't do.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:57 PM)

So that what He told Moses becomes, "I'll lay the smackdown on Egypt, but I should warn you it's only gonna make Rameses dig in his heels more until I have no choice but to break him fully."

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:56 PM)

It also describes the "hardening of the Pharoah's heart" as his natural reaction to the plagues rather than an intentional mental override by God.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:54 PM)

Hell, it actually portrays the Plagues as something that's bad and treats most of the Egyptian people as not deserving that shit. "All the innocent who suffer from your stubbornness and pride" and all that.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:53 PM)

I'm a Christian, but Prince of Egypt is one of the few religious movies I'll willingly watch, because it's actually good instead of being self-rightous preachy nonsense, batshit crazy propaganda or schmaltzy trash. It also has a great soundtrack with music that I actually put up there with some of Disney's best stuff.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:45 PM)

Dreamworks's best movies will always be the Dragons movies and The Prince of Egypt.

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

Usually I'm willing to give animated films a go, but I have to agree this looked pretty terrible and I had no desire to see it

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

So it's the new "Bee Movie?"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:16 PM)

Calling it now: it'll be a meme in ten years.

@  Paladin : (26 March 2017 - 02:07 PM)

every single person who said "yes" to BOSS BABY should be smacked. repeatedly. with adamantium.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 06:02 AM)

Yeah, I don't sync my Twitter since it's irrelevant to a TF forum and sometimes NSFW.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 06:00 AM)

Ah, okay. I... don't know if that's a good idea or not. I post a lot of cats.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:50 AM)

I believe it will auto post anything you put on Twitter/Facebook to the Status section on the main forum page?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:41 AM)

And I totally miss Krispy Kreme. I mean, they're still around here, but nowhere I don't have to go well out of my way for any more. =(

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:40 AM)

"i think you can sync profiles from both to this site." Not clear on what that means.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:04 AM)

:D I'm glad I have people and sheep who are willing to eat doughnuts for me.

@  Bass X0 : (26 March 2017 - 04:48 AM)

YOU'RE ALREADY CRAZY, MR. "I AM SHRAPNEL, DECEPTICON HERO"!!

@  Waspinator : (26 March 2017 - 04:45 AM)

DON'T MIND IF I DO

@  WorkbenchManiac : (26 March 2017 - 04:07 AM)

Go crazy?

@  Waspinator : (26 March 2017 - 03:31 AM)

No TV and no beer make Homer something something

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 March 2017 - 02:18 AM)

If you don't eat your meat, you can't have any pudding.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (26 March 2017 - 01:27 AM)

Then again, I'd hate to fill up on Krispy Kremes right before dinner. What if I just bite his face off instead?

@  Foffy the Sheep : (26 March 2017 - 12:49 AM)

Yup.

@  OrionPax44 : (26 March 2017 - 12:48 AM)

MED has a fool proof protection plan. Foffy and I will eat all the Krispy Kreme donuts that stand in here way. Right Foffy?

@  Telly : (26 March 2017 - 12:08 AM)

*throws a krispy kreme* bite that! :p

@  Foffy the Sheep : (25 March 2017 - 11:59 PM)

Anyone who was going to try use MED's weaknessses against her would have to go through me first. And I'm warning you, I bite.

@  Telly : (25 March 2017 - 11:17 PM)

we now know meddmis weakness *rubs hands together sinisterly*

@  MEDdMI : (25 March 2017 - 04:44 PM)

My friends and I sold them in college for fundraising. We often had boxes of them sitting around. I can still smell them. I won't be touching them again unless I'm forced to.

@  OrionPax44 : (25 March 2017 - 02:37 PM)

I love love love the hot Krispy Kreme donuts. They opened one in my area and for the first few weeks there was a line out the door of people waiting for hot donuts.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 March 2017 - 02:33 PM)

OFF WITH HIS HEAD! Whoa... okay, that was a total over reaction. What I meant to say was... OFF WITH HIS HEAD!!!

@  D Immortalis : (25 March 2017 - 12:52 PM)

honestly i'm not much of fan of Krispy Kreme.

@  Hg Dragon : (25 March 2017 - 12:11 PM)

Who DOESN'T want Krispy Kreme?!?!

@  Noideaforaname : (25 March 2017 - 11:12 AM)

Diabetes? Pftt. I'm a survivor!

@  wonko the sane? : (25 March 2017 - 11:04 AM)

But diabetes tastes so goooodddd....

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 March 2017 - 09:06 AM)

Nah, I can do without diabetes.

@  Bass X0 : (25 March 2017 - 08:37 AM)

So... who wants Krispy Kreme donuts?

@  Paladin : (25 March 2017 - 06:50 AM)

i think you can sync profiles from both to this site.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (25 March 2017 - 05:04 AM)

So I'm looking around at my settings at the moment, and I'm noticing "Manage Facebook" and "Manage Twitter," but I have to log in with those to see anything. What do those offer?

@  Robowang : (24 March 2017 - 04:38 PM)

Thanks.

@  Jalaguy : (24 March 2017 - 03:38 PM)

A gun was definitely jumped, we'll make sure it doesn't happen again. Big apology to everyone who wanted to stay spoiler-free.

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 March 2017 - 03:08 PM)

Oh hey the news post in question turned up on my Tumblr dash, too. Thanks for that. Thanks a lot.


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#1021 Sabrblade

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 03:22 PM

Kara's high and mighty speech about James being too human to be a superhero like her might have had more weight to it if she hadn't just recently teamed up with a whole slew of superpower-less human heroes on another Earth a little while ago.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 06:54 PM

Or, for that matter, if her sister wasn't The Goddamn Alex Danvers.

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 09:44 PM

Actually, Alex may make it worse.  All the anxiety Kara has regarding friends and loved ones who go into danger already, she's projecting on the two she thought were relatively safe but who are now throwing themselves into danger too.

 

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 10:37 PM

Hate to dig up an old issue from when the show first began, but Kara's concern for James putting himself in danger might feel more justified if the guy actually looked like his less-macho comic counterpart instead of looking like (as Sean Whitmore put it, back on Page 9) a guy who could "bench-press a Buick".


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 10:42 PM

Guy is huge in real life.


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:08 AM

Spoiler from Monday's episode:

 

Spoiler


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:35 AM

Okay, we know that the M'gann that came into the DEO with J'onn was the first impostor, and we know later than both Winn and Alex get captured and impersonated by each White Martian, but what doesn't make sense is when the lights go out after J'onn fights the fake M'gann, there's no time for either Alex or Winn to have been grabbed, carried off, tied up, and replaced all before we see everyone grouped together during lockdown. Either Winn or Alex had to have been a fake from the very beginning of the scene before the fake M'gann is exposed, but that still doesn't leave any time for other one of the two to have been switched out when the lights went out.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:16 PM

Why even assume that the imposter had to be one of the people in the room? J'onn later tells the two agents to "take a team", so there's obviously other people in the base.

Why did Alex change into her tactical wear to have a heart to heart with Kara? I thought that was a hint that she was a Martian, but nope, the real one was dressed that way too...

As a spelling Nazi, that "CORE STABLIZED" alert bugged me :p

Poor J'onn... :'(

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 03:13 PM

Mxyzptlk! MXYZPTLK!!!!


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 04:22 AM

I'm pretty mad about Mxy being a hot young dude, you guys. I can only forgive them if it turns out they're doing the "Ben DeRoy" thing.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 10:35 AM

Twould have been cool if they had gone a different route with him than "has the hots for Kara" and had gotten Gilbert Gottfried to play him.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 11:32 AM

Meh, it's the CW, it's ALL hot young people (and the authority figures they either learn from or defy).

At least it looks like they're doing the real Mxy and not that "Russian exchange student" bullshit that Smallville did.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 04:17 PM

I'm pretty mad about Mxy being a hot young dude, you guys. I can only forgive them if it turns out they're doing the "Ben DeRoy" thing.


Meh, it's the CW, it's ALL hot young people (and the authority figures they either learn from or defy).
At least it looks like they're doing the real Mxy and not that "Russian exchange student" bullshit that Smallville did.


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:18 PM

 

I'm pretty mad about Mxy being a hot young dude, you guys. I can only forgive them if it turns out they're doing the "Ben DeRoy" thing.


Meh, it's the CW, it's ALL hot young people (and the authority figures they either learn from or defy).
At least it looks like they're doing the real Mxy and not that "Russian exchange student" bullshit that Smallville did.


No love for Howie Mandel with hair on "Lois and Clark"?

 

You know how it is. Once a show is more than 20 years old, it no longer counts. ;)



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Posted 20 February 2017 - 11:40 PM

Headcanon: until and unless contradicted, the new alien love interest Lyra is the CW-verse version of Comet/Biron.  In Super-Horse form, she's a small green pony.

 

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 02:04 PM

I seriously thought that Winn was going to wake up with a hundred eggs in his stomach after his date with Lyra. But if it's a real relationship that has nothing to do with Kara, then good for him.

Because I was curious, I checked the social media accounts for Hamilton, and none mentioned this show, so Mon-El and Mxy weren't fighting on the real stage. (I guess it makes sense that, with all those sold-out performances, there's no time to have a TV show messing around in their theater.)

I only just noticed this, but doess Kara go to the DEO dressed in civilian clothes that often? That's not smart...

Even though the CGI wasn't the best, I loved Kara fighting the Jor-El statue, that's exactly the kind of nutball stuff that should happen when Mxy is around.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 02:36 PM

Because I was curious, I checked the social media accounts for Hamilton, and none mentioned this show, so Mon-El and Mxy weren't fighting on the real stage. (I guess it makes sense that, with all those sold-out performances, there's no time to have a TV show messing around in their theater.)

I only just noticed this, but doess Kara go to the DEO dressed in civilian clothes that often? That's not smart...
 

Regarding the theater, it was probably a local one in Vancouver they used.

 

I had the same thought about Kara.  Why is she waltzing around the DEO in her civies?  Does everyone know her secret identity there?

 

Did someone forget that she has a secret identity since most of the main cast (if not all of the main cast) know it?

 

I also wondered why Winn went to the alien bar alone?  Granted for story purposes, but would a normal human really go there that often?  Especially when the drunk aliens seem more dangerous than the average human drunk.

 

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 04:24 PM

I seriously thought that Winn was going to wake up with a hundred eggs in his stomach after his date with Lyra. But if it's a real relationship that has nothing to do with Kara, then good for him.

Does skipping out on a date and going straight to a booty call two nights in a row, while barely knowing each other even count as a relationship?

Good intentions or not, right now, Winn is just her lovesick boy-toy.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 04:31 PM

When I first saw Lyra, my initial thought was that (alien facial features aside) she looks like a live action version of civilian-clothed Artemis from Young Justice.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:55 PM

I do suppose Kara could be pretending she's Kara Danvers, News Reporter, but still.




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