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alismouha

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Comments (108)

 
shane24

shane24 on 8/31/2013 Reply  · 

I really like your top ten. :)

Can you please tell me your thoughts on Act of Killing? I've wanted to see it for a year, but haven't been able to find it anywhere. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 10/21/2013 Reply  · 

It's fine. I'm not worried that you didn't see it. Thanks for answering. :)

I don't really care if you don't like my top ten, it's cool. :) Anyway, six of your top ten are in my top 100, and are all tens. So it doesn't matter.

Thanks for your thoughts on Act of Killing.

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shane24

shane24 on 10/21/2013 Reply  · 

My top 100 or so is accurate. But it gets more and more iffy as it goes down. There quite a few I want to change around. Did you love The Hunt and Before Midnight? I really want to see both.

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shane24

shane24 on 10/21/2013 Reply  · 

I'm sure I would, but it would be hard without knowing your taste in films very well. Plus there isn't any point checking your list because you said it was out of order. I recommend films all the time. I try my very best to find the right movies. Maybe if you narrow it down a bit and tell me some genres, and sub-genres you like, then I could try and recommend some. :)

I own The Hunt, so i'm really excited to see it. I'm a big fan of the first two Before movies.

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shane24

shane24 on 10/22/2013 Reply  · 

Okay, I will try my best to find some recommendations for you. Just allow me some time to think about it. Also, I'm will say sorry now if none are really for you.

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shane24

shane24 on 10/31/2013 Reply  · 

Haha! Sorry! I really am. As you can see, I get a lot of comments. I still have other people I have to get back to as well. I have also had a really shitty week. Tell you what, I will try and find some this weekend to recommend. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/2/2013 Reply  · 

Okay, I have some. :) I hope at least a few of these movies fit your taste.

Carlito's Way
The Treasure of Sierre Madre
The Proposition
Animal Kingdom
Being There
Cool Hand Luke
Once Were Warriors
Heat
Battle for Algiers

If you want some more info on any of the movies, feel free to come and ask.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/2/2013 Reply  · 

What country are you from? If you don't mind me asking. I just like finding out where people are from. You see, I'm Australian, so it's usually just Aussies that I find to talk to.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/2/2013 Reply  · 

I would also recommend these movies. :)

Ace in the Hole
Double Indemnity
A Face in the Crowd

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Okay, this could be funny! :D First guess, hmmmm. Well, considering what I said in my other comment, it would be funny if you actually are an Aussie! :D You answered me three hours ago, that could work time zone wise. It would just have to be an Eastern State. So yeah, I will say Aussie with my first guess. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Yes, I know that. It just worked with my line of thinking at the time. Doesn't matter, I was wrong. :D

I've got three countries in mind. I don't know why, but they're America, Egypt, and Germany. I have a German friend, so that may be why that comes to mind. But that would fit too nicely. I will say Egypt. This is a fun guessing game. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Oh, and have you seen the original Scarface?

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

I wish I didn't tell you I'm Australian so I could of made you guess. :)

Here's one. I will give you three guesses to how tall I am. :D

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Stalking you? Did I get it right?! :D :O

Nope. I'm taller than that.

I also plan to get to Scarface at some stage. I doubt I would like it anywhere near as much as I like the Pacino version.

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shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Exactly? There wasn't much thought really. My thought process was pretty much what I wrote down. Why I picked Egypt? I don't know, I could of easily picked America. I don't know much about what time it would be over in Egypt or places around there. But I know that Ireland and England may be a bit early for you to be from there. You see, I talk to people from both countries, but they haven't talked to me today, so that's why I ruled those countries out.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Nope. ^

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Spot on. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Oh well, being short has it's advantages. It's awful for me on planes and buses.

What is your name, if you don't mind me asking. I promise I'm not being weird, I just want to be polite and call you by your name. I understand if you don't tell want to tell me. I personally don't like giving out too much info on the Internet.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Oh, it's right there. ^ I just wasn't sure, you know? :) Yeah, I understand, and I don't want to get too much info from you Ali. That's all I want to know, thanks for telling me.

One question if I may. You don't have to name specifically where you live obviously. I would just like to know what it's like to live over there?

I don't know, it might take four guesses to get my name. ;)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Oh, you didn't have to tell me where you live. I believe it's a big place, so it doesn't really matter I guess. :) I don't think anyone would look away btw. ;)

You guess it's nice? You don't sound too confident about that mate. :) But it does look nice from the pictures I've seen.

Oh, how did you guess?! I like to go by Willy, though. ;)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

You can read my mind? Boy, is my face red! I better watch what I think about. :D Use your power for good, Ali, not for evil. ;)

I'm glad you like living there. I love Australia also. We lived in vastly different places. For me, I see trees in every direction I look. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Oh, is there any movies from Egypt I should know about? I sadly don't have any knowledge of films from over there.

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shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

I have the World Movies channel, but even then I don't see any Egyptian movies unfortunately. Usually they're Italian, Russian, German, or Korean.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

That's very cool of you, thanks. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Have you got anything planned to watch Ali?

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Ha! Funny you mention The Great Gatsby. My cousin is in the movie, she plays Ms McKee. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Oh, and I hope you do well in your exam.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Haha! Yes you do. ;) That's bloody strange you mentioned that movie. :) She was also in a movie called The Turning. I now have to wait for Flickchart to finally let me rank it!! It's been out for over a month here, but they won't let me rank it because the Americans haven't got it yet.

I gave The Turning 4.5/5 on letterboxd. Speaking of, are you on that site? I will add you if you are.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

I will tell you, just in case you want to go on there. No pressure. It's a site where you log what days you watched a movie. You also give the movie a star rating, or label it as a re-watch. You can also make your own movie lists, or reviews of movies.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/3/2013 Reply  · 

Haha! Fate! It must be. ;)

I will talk to you soon, Ali. It's getting late here, and I have to work in the morning. Seeya later.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/5/2013 Reply  · 

Ah, you joined Letterboxd, mate. :) I'm following you now. :)

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Kate668

Kate668 on 11/7/2013 Reply  · 

Hey thanks for the friend request! We have some great favourites in common! :)

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Kate668

Kate668 on 11/10/2013 Reply  · 

I liked Hawking, the most amazing thing about it is Benedict Cumberbatch's performance, worth watching it just for him.
If you like the story of Much Ado, and 'get' the Shakespearean language, you will probably enjoy it. It's very charming, Whedon captures the spirit of the tale well. Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof are great in it.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/22/2013 Reply  · 

Hey Ali, how's it going?

What's Beaufort like? I've never heard of it.

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shane24

shane24 on 11/25/2013 Reply  · 

It's cool, I'm not trying to force you to talk to me all the time. :) I will just drop in time to time to ask a movie question if it's alright with you? I'm glad to hear anything you have to say, though.

Hmm, I will keep my eye out for the movie.

Did you enjoy Captain Phillips?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/1/2013 Reply  · 

Thanks, I have added Footnote to my watchlist.

I personally loved Captain Phillips. I to get sick of Hollywood tropes, but different ones to you. I haven't seen Kapringen, so who knows, my opinion could change if I see it one day. I will add that movie to my list as well, thanks Ali. :)

What's your favourite Tom Hanks performance?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/5/2013 Reply  · 

I love Cast Away. :)

I'm a curious person. Is there much corruption in Egypt? There was terribl corruption in the Aussie police force in the 90's. Not as much now, but you never know! Our politicians are always corrupt, but I guess that's the same everywhere?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/6/2013 Reply  · 

Well, that's just shit. I'm sorry to hear that it's like that. It does seem like it happens frequently: you get rid of a government, only to get one worse than the last. Like Idi Amin.

We get corruption more on a much less serious scale to Egypt. Just the politicians that claim allowances that they shouldn't, and make the taxpayers pay for it. Numerous weirdos as well. One guy was caught sniffing a chair of a woman's chair. He's the treasurer!!

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Shane24comments2 on 12/7/2013 Reply  · 


I set this new account up JUST before these comments changes. I set it up because people were having trouble loading my page because I have so many comments. But now, i will have to use it for my sake unless Flickchart help me. You see, when I try and load my other comments now, it stalls, and even throws me off the Internet. So unless they fix it, you may have to leave comments here. I got five new comments whilst I was asleep, but can only see two of them.

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alismouha

alismouha on 12/8/2013 Reply  · 

Silly Flickchart. Wait did you mean leave comments here here or on this new profile?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/8/2013 Reply  · 

You can leave comments on my other page now if you like. They have fixed it so I can use the button. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 12/13/2013 Reply  · 

I re-watched Fight Club today. 5/5 :)

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shane24

shane24 on 12/13/2013 Reply  · 

Influential? How so?

That would be quite a significant drop for Fight Club. I get what you mean Ali. If you're busy, I get why you'd want to watch films you haven't seen before. :)

You enjoyed Animal Kingdom! That's great. I've actually met Jacki Weaver. She's a very nice lady. She was in a play with my cousin. Man, she is an amazing actress.

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shane24

shane24 on 12/14/2013 Reply  · 

I think it was already going to change. I think it was a coicidence that I made a new comments page just before. I did have a hand in the change to one comment at a time through talking to Caesar, who then talked to Zampa. Personally, I would of been fine with 20 to 30 comments to be shown.....but I'm not going to complain. It's better than not being able to use it at all, like it was for me initially.

I think I liked Before Midnight the most out of the three. It's very close between the first two, but I give a slight edge to the third. The conversations are interesting because they have been together so long. To me, it nearly felt like I was invading people's privacy. :D I gave it a 4.5/5 on letterboxd. Have you seen it?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/14/2013 Reply  · 

Can you please tell me a bit about Police, Adjective when you have time? :)

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shane24

shane24 on 12/15/2013 Reply  · 

Have you met any Australians before?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/22/2013 Reply  · 

It's all good, Ali. :)

I will have to keep my eye out for Police Adjective. Thanks.

Yes, you're the first live Egyptian I have talked to before. :) I live in a small town. It's rare to see anybody that isn't Australian.

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shane24

shane24 on 12/23/2013 Reply  · 

Less noise, but it does get boring. Nice view I guess. There's Karri trees as far as the eye can see. I'm actually worried this year about fires. They haven't been able to do many controlled burns this year, so all the fuel on the ground has built up. One bad fire could wipe our town out.

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shane24

shane24 on 12/23/2013 Reply  · 

I think you're underestimating how large the Karri forest is. Every direction I look, there's Karri trees. There is no way of fully preparing in the time they have. Also, some of the controlled burns are just as bad. The wind sent a burn too far two years ago. It nearly took out everybody's summer homes. Very dangerous. Some people don't even want them to do burns- you know, save the trees and all that. However, it's totally necessary, I don't get how they don't see it.

Haha! I will try my best not to die Ali. :)

Is it true that there is a lot of garbage near the pyramids?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/23/2013 Reply  · 

Well, D.E.C (Department of Environment and Conservation) hasn't been able to do controlled burns because of bad weather, so all the leaves and branches have collected on the ground to make fuel for a fire. now that it's summer, the chances of a fire is much higher.

They can't chop it down. There is millions of trees, it would be impossible. One reason is because a lot of is National Park. Another is because of hippies. There would be an outrage. Plus the trees are a major tourist attraction, so it will never happen.

I heard that garbage is purposely being dumped there in mounds.

Why's is there garbage everywhere? Nobody collects it?

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saddler16

saddler16 on 12/23/2013 Reply  · 

Thank's for accepting my friend request!lf you wouldn't mind,l would like to talk with you about The Night of the Hunter.

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saddler16

saddler16 on 12/25/2013 Reply  · 

l'm sorry!l must have made a mistake,l thought l saw that on your list of movie's.What movie's are you most exited for in 2014?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

All good, Ali. :)

The Government is on the hippies side. City people don't understand. Slowly, but surely, all the sawmills are shutting down.

It must be so frustrating Ali. Plus you have a shitty Government, so they're not going to change it. The build of various things must get to you. Very frustrating to hear.

Happy New Year, Ali

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

Haha! If only! But what would we become Ali? :)

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

...yes...but for how long....how long before we become what we hate? :)

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

My apologies. The RR is too pure to doubt.

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shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

Is their any stereotypes of Egyptians that really bugged you?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

It's raining Juli. That'll help dampen all the old leaves on the ground. Won't be getting burnt any time soon. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

Fights? What, some racist arseholes?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

Three minutes and it's New Year here. :) It's so quiet!!

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saddler16

saddler16 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

I'm really looking forward to Interstellar since Chris Nolan is my favorite Director working today.Who are some of your favorite Director's?

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saddler16

saddler16 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

You didn't like The Dark Knight,lnception and The Dark Knight Rises!Sorry,but would you mind telling me why?I've talked with people who hated Inception but l've never heard of people hating the Dark Knight movie's.Who are your all-time favorite director's?

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shane24

shane24 on 12/31/2013 Reply  · 

That is shit, I'm very angry about that.

....same as 2013 so far. :)

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saddler16

saddler16 on 1/1/2014 Reply  · 

Even though I don't agree with you,I still see were you are coming from with Inception.I also didn't like The Dark Knight Rises when l first saw it,but the more l watch it,the more l like it,even though it still doesn't compare with The Dark Knight.On your list of favorite Director's,l saw you had Kieslowski,did he direct the mini-series The Decolgue?

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saddler16

saddler16 on 1/2/2014 Reply  · 

Is The Decalogue any good,because l've been wanting to see it for awhile, but the only DVD's l can find are really expensive,and l don't want to spend alot of money and then hate it.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/3/2014 Reply  · 

I can't help it. It doesn't matter how long ago it happened, it's still shit.

Can't think of any, how about you? Maybe you'll inspire me. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 1/14/2014 Reply  · 

Please, please don't apologise. I don't know what your life is like, so it would be unfair to expect you to answer straight away.

Oh well, we missed out on being disappointed at the end of the year when we failed our resolutions. :D

I need to hear your Wolf of Wall Street thoughts. :)

It there many crazy drivers in Egypt? The closest city to me is the capital of Australia for road rage. :D

In Perth (that's the city I mentioned ^), 51 houses were destroyed in the last few days from bush fires, causing $13 million damage. One man died on his roof from a heart attack whilst fighting the fire. I'm pretty sure their hadn't be any controlled burns to get rid of fuel in a long time. It's a reminder of the danger we're n down here as well.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/14/2014 Reply  · 

Oh, cool. Enjoy your holiday Alis. Think of me slaving away. This is my first week back for 3 and 1/2 weeks. :/

I guess I could do that as well, but I would have to try on the weekend because I can't fit movies in during weekdays. I work ten hours a day you see.

Traffic jams. That's shit. You probably have more people in cars on one street than we do in my whole town. :D

You talking about cutting down all the trees now? That will never happen. Not even in our town, so definitely not around Perth either.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/14/2014 Reply  · 

What about road rules over there? I wouldn't have a clue. Some cities I see from some countries are absolutely manic, with what looks like no organization. But from what I hear, the locals understand. Maybe it was India? I can't remember. Anyway, it put me off instantly from going there. I could see I'd last about five minutes on their roads. :D

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saddler16

saddler16 on 1/14/2014 Reply  · 

Haha!No problem,I don't think you're stupid!:)I'll check out The Decalogue when I get the chance,thank's for recommending it.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/17/2014 Reply  · 

Is there a way of telling you without giving my full name on here? I'm private you see......and a bit paranoid. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 1/17/2014 Reply  · 

What do I need to put in the email? I really don't know. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 1/18/2014 Reply  · 

I'm sorry. I wish i could make it easier, but i think people give away too much about themselves on the internet. I like a bit of sepration. Are we cool, buddy? I hope I didn't do something wrong.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/19/2014 Reply  · 

I meant to ask you what you thought of Her? I may get a chance to watch it in a few weeks if it hasn't left the cinema.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/20/2014 Reply  · 

Ok, fair enough. Thanks for not spoiling. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 1/20/2014 Reply  · 

Is there anything interesting about Egyptian cinemas? Or are they just like everywhere else? :)

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shane24

shane24 on 1/21/2014 Reply  · 

I do mean that, but we call them cinemas here. A theartre is where plays are held in Australia.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/21/2014 Reply  · 

Yeah, you see, there would be confusion if I used theatre. People would think I was talking about a play. I know, because my cousin writes and acts in plays, so when i say that I'm going to see my cousin at a theatre, there hasn't been confusion. I've never heard anybody call it the "cinema of Australia", just the "Aussie film industry".

I watched the 169 minute version of The Act of Killing. I thought it was just amazing. It's funny, scary, confronting, and informs us of a massacre that we're really not that familiar with. I don't know about other countries, but it's not talked about down here at all. It's amazing watching the lies people tell themselves to cope.

Well served Oscar nomination. The crew have risked their lives to bring us this doc, so it would be good to see them win. It would even be better if it lead to change.

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shane24

shane24 on 1/22/2014 Reply  · 

Well, I haven't seen Inside Llewyn Davis (so my opinion counts for fuck all) but I find it weird that they left it out for Best Pic when there was another slot available.

Don't have many other thoughts. I wasn't outraged. Every year someone gets snubbed, that's just how it goes.

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shane24

shane24 on 2/7/2014 Reply  · 

How's it going Ali? :)

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shane24

shane24 on 2/7/2014 Reply  · 

Ah, you're at school. Do you like any subjects?

I'm fine, thanks. While you sent your last comment, I was watching The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm watching 12 Years a Slave tomorrow. :)

Also, I'm happy because there has been some changes at work that makes it much better for me. :) I don't like the people I work with, though. They're all full of shit, and walk around with a chip on their shoulder. Get me? :)

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shane24

shane24 on 2/12/2014 Reply  · 

Loved 12 Years a Slave. Great acting, but it was brutal seeing the lashings. It's not that long ago really that this awful shit was happening.

Having a chip on your shoulder is a saying when somebody has a grudge or grievance. Some people walk around with a permeant chip on their shoulder.

Ah, sorry mate, I don't want to say what I do over the Internet. It's quite a specific job, I can say that. :)

I'm mad because I found a long strand of hair in a chocolate covered apricot today. I'm glad I found it before it went in my mouth.

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shane24

shane24 on 2/18/2014 Reply  · 

G'day, mate. :)

Have you seen the whole colour trilogy?


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shane24

shane24 on 2/21/2014 Reply  · 

Honourable? I don't know about that. ;)

I love Blue, Red didn't have the same affect on me. I really need to see White one day.

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shane24

shane24 on 2/25/2014 Reply  · 

How's it going in Egypt today, buddy? :)

What movies you looking forward to this year?

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shane24

shane24 on 2/26/2014 Reply  · 

Shit, I'm very sorry to hear that, Ali. Stay safe, mate.....are you serious? Turns the virus into kofta?! :O Why say something like that?! I need to hear more stories like this, it's eye opening.

What can I say after that. Not much is happening compared to the trouble you guys are having. The big debate at the moment is whether to cull sharks to prevent them attacking people. I think that over fishing is actually to blame. They take too much, so the great white sharks come closer to the beach for a food supply. I understand that people must be protected, but there is technology now that works very well in repelling sharks that the government won't spend money on. So, the sharks will be a problem, even if they cull them. Plus it's their territory, their rules. People on beaches fishing don't help, either. I saw a guy fishing throw fish guts in the water to attract sharks. 50m up from him were five 10 year olds swimming! What a bloody dickhead.

I'm excited for The Rover, Raid 2, Godzilla, Interstellar, and my cousin's movie The Little Death. :) I see what you mean about classics to catch up with....you have some great movies in your list of shame to see. :)

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shane24

shane24 on 2/28/2014 Reply  · 

That's good to know that you're safe. :)

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shane24 on 3/28/2014 Reply  · 

Ah, my Egyptian friend, Ali! Good to hear from you. How am I going? Have we talked about my injury? I know we haven't talked about me being promoted. :) How are you? Enjoying some films?

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shane24 on 3/29/2014 Reply  · 

It was a bad injury, yes. I was walking along, then my leg up to my hamstring (remember, I'm six foot six, that's a long length), went through a small, faulty floorboard. My leg on both sides were scraped, and very, very badly bruised. I didn't even hit the ground. It was the my hamstring that took the brunt of the impact. Now, because my feet are so big (size 16 American), I couldn't get it out of the hole. I finally got it out, and then stood up. This is when I realised how serious it was. The rush of pain was intense. I'm not a big swearer. I think people overuse the words. So, when I say any, people know I'm bloody serious. So, when I stood up, and tried to walk, I let out a very loud "fuuuucccckkkk!!!!". My boss was in the distance. I yelled to her to get over here. She came, and said "oh". :/ Blood pissing out of my shin, and she says "oh". It get's even better! When I had my leg up, and was icing it, she said to me "oh, I saw that board last week"..........:O She said that about five times to me! Now Ali, seeing how I just gone through the said floorboard, do you really think I would want to hear how she saw it last week, and failed to act on it?!

That happened around Feb 10, and I'm still not 100%. I was in pain for about three weeks. I went and had an ultrasound, and they found a hematoma in my leg just below my knee. It wasn't hurting me, once all the pain went, but the area is still swelling around it. Imagine that it looks like I have an orange under my skin. I'm taking pills, but it's actually natural medicine that has been working the best! I take two Arnica tablets, then rub Arnica cream on the area, and the bloody swelling is all gone in 25 minutes! The stuff is brilliant!

I even had to play my basketball grand final with an injured leg. We bloody lost.

What's annoying about my workplace is that they didn't even ask how I was until I requested to see a doctor. The manager was five metres away from me, and he said nothing! But, as soon as I need workers compensation for the ultrasound, and doctor visits, all of a sudden they want all the details. It was only then that she was told off for not fixing the problem. Dicks.

This leads sort of into my promotion. She doesn't know it yet, but I have been told I will be replacing her as the boss in charge. Not because of that incident, but because she's terrible at her job. She always makes mistakes. Doesn't manage problems, can't keep track of things, and is really unorganised. I was sitting in her office on Friday, and the mess is everywhere. Despite all this, I still feel guilty for taking her job. I would prefer the job being vacant.

What film have you enjoyed the most since we last talked, buddy?

What music are you into?

I have actually seen my 4000th film. It was a stand-up show by Greg Fleet. It was a special viewing, because I had dinner with him on Monday night. :) He's my cousin's new boyfriend. Great guy! Has had a troubled life, but has turned things around. I was impressed by him. Just a normal guy, wasn't trying to big not himself. He made jokes, but none of them were like "hey, look at me, I'm a comedian!!". I was very impressed. My cousin and Greg will be writing a show together- she's a comedian as well. :) His actual stand-up show was called Thai Die. It was the true story of how he was kidnapped when he visited Thailand. My cousin also told me that her sister (also my cousin obviously) is in talks to turn her play into a film. It would be large scale, with Vietnam scenes included.




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shane24 on 3/29/2014 Reply  · 

Thanks mate. :)

I'm only aware of Amour of the films you mentioned. I will look them up. :)

I'm all over the place with Allen films. I can love them, or really dislike them.

I personally don't think you should miss out if your siblings won't go. If that rule is in place, they should be making sure they make it easy. Can you go without them finding out? :)

I know more than I mentioned as well. :)

Did I ever get you to read my cousins life story? It'll take a few minutes, but I would really appreciate you taking the time buddy. :)

Here's the link

http://www.abc.net.au/austory/content/2012/s3517881.htm

I like rock, and some metal. I don't like it too hardcore- definitely not death metal. Cool! I will give the band a listen to after I finish this podcast. :) I will have to find some Aussie rock bands for you. Some might not work for you, because some of it is very Australian in it's style. We call it pub rock. :)

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shane24 on 3/29/2014 Reply  · 

Oh, and yeah, I will let you know when you can see the shows. It may be a long time, though. Don't go anywhere! :D

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shane24 on 3/29/2014 Reply  · 

I'm curious. Is mainstream American music listened over there in the majority? Or does Egypt have a strong music industry?

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Shane24comments2 on 4/6/2014 Reply  · 

You will have to comment here again. My page isn't working.

I checked out that band you recommended. I like some of the songs, but I will go back to it. To be honest, I haven't listened to much music in another language, so it'll take some getting used to. One I heard I really liked, but I can't remember the title at the moment. :)

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shane24 on 6/13/2014 Reply  · 

How's it going?

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shane24 on 7/9/2014 Reply  · 

I can show you a clip of my cousins new black comedy The Little Death if you wish? :)

Oh cool! I didn't know Egypt had such a music scene.

What else is happening over there? Anything positive?

Life is pretty good. I had a promotion at work, and now I'm in charge. Going to the cinema this week to watch a bunch of films.

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shane24 on 7/10/2014 Reply  · 

http://media.smh.com.au/entertainment/trailers/clip-the-little-death-5485481.html

Hopefully that works. :)

I'm going to watch 22 Jump Street, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

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shane24 on 7/10/2014 Reply  · 

Can you please tell me your thoughts on The Beat My Heart Skipped? :)

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shane24 on 7/12/2014 Reply  · 

Yeah, it's a bit different, eh? :) This black comedy is about the sex fetishes of different couples. You probably weren't ready for that, huh? :)

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shane24 on 11/9/2014 Reply  · 

I'm pretty good Ali, how about you?

I'm playing basketball, getting a job promotion (more money, but also more hassles), had a huge bit of wood dropped on my finger (300 x 130 2.7m) by an idiot, and just enjoying the nice weather.

That's fine. I appreciate that you get back to me when you can. :) What films have you been seeing that you have a strong opinion on? Whether that is for liking, or disliking. :)

Ah I see you watched Animal Kingdom. What did you think?

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shane24 on 11/11/2014 Reply  · 

It's summer time here, but we're still getting some rain. Do you get heaps of flies over there? Driving me mad down here. Although, not as much as the English people, they're not used to them. :)

Not built for winter? I assume it would be warm most of the time over there. I can see it getting very cold at night, though. Correct me if I'm wrong. :)

Ah, Le Samourai ,the movie that has eluded me for years! I'm glad you liked it. Can you go into more details about Fury? I was going to see it this weekend along with John Wick, Interstellar, and Kill the Messenger.

Still thinking about Calvary, sorry. :) I did like it, though. It's just an odd little film.

Anything crazy happening over there? Our Prime Minister threatened to shirtfront Vladimir Putin over that plane that was shot down. He is such an embarrassment!

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shane24 on 11/11/2014 Reply  · 

What did you think of 300? It doesn't seem like a movie for you. But hey, I could be really wrong. :)

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shane24 on 11/11/2014 Reply  · 

Cool, I learned something. :) I had never really thought about what the weather would be like over there, so I like that I know know from a very good source. :)

All of those seem like good reasons to notmlike Fury. I have plans with somebody, so i'll still be seeing it.

Cracked roads help? Hahaha! Man, that's so stupid!

Well, shirtfront is a reference to an act in our football league, which is the only place in the world it's played professionally. A shirtfront is when someone hits somebody in the head with their body, usually after running at them. Putin probably would deserve that, but you don't say that when you represent a country. Anyway, Putin would massacre him. He used to be a spy, so he would know how to fight.

Will you be attending the festival?

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shane24 on 11/17/2014 Reply  · 

I'm a Nolan fan, so I tend to enjoy his films. I think you will have a hard time with some of the things in Interstellar. Some of the imagery is reminiscent of Inception. I was kinda hoping for a grander scale than what we got. I gave it a 4.5/5 on Letterboxd, and I feel like it may improve on rewatch.

What social things are there to do in Egypt? Anything unique to the country?

I didn't get angry at Fury like you did. :) Some VERY predictable character, though.

Went to the city on the weekend. There was a murder 500m away from where I was staying. Other than that, not much! Got a promotion at work, my finger is nearly fixed from being squished by a sleeper (not from work), and work will be four days, instead of five soon. Happy about that! :) Longer days don't bother me if I get a long weekend every week. :)

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shane24 on 11/17/2014 Reply  · 

What's your opinion on Six Shooter?

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shane24 on 11/17/2014 Reply  · 

Have you heard of Tim's Vermeer? I found it very interesting. I don't even like art!

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shane24 on 11/27/2014 Reply  · 

Can you tell me a bit about shisha please?

Ever heard of Oofty Goofty?

Nah, we're not very unique socially. We don't like to say it, but we're very similar to the yanks with most things we do. Although, we go about them very differently. Aussie do love a chat and a beer around the fire at night.

Well, about the same amount of crime as in most mid sized cities.

I don't like work. So, the less days I'm there, the better.

Watching Tim do dots on a carpet was really interesting to watch. The determination was amazing. I couldn't do it.

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shane24 on 6/28/2015 Reply  · 

That's fine, just glad to hear from you.

This page has been slow for me, so sorry for taking a bit to reply.

I'm doing good! Been travelling around Australia, for fun, and to see cousin's play. Working hard, And enjoying plenty of movies. :) How's life treating you? Any weird stories for me from over there? :)

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shane24 on 7/31/2015 Reply  · 

Oh, are you glad high school is over?

London! Tell me how you go if you do, mate.

Have you seen Le Samourai? I finally got the chance to see it, and man, did I love it! Just suits me perfectly. De on is perfect casting for the emotionally blank hitman character. Jean Peirre Melville sure knew how to make a quality film.

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