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Offline Ministering angel

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #45 on: January 17, 2008, 09:18:02 PM »
His views on the inclusion of SNIT were most interesting, I thought.

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #46 on: January 18, 2008, 12:22:01 AM »
Yes, and he's noticed that Ennis's concern about their relationship after the FNIT (in the film) is a departure from the story.
Unless, I say otherwise, I'm probably talking about the short story, not the movie. :)

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #47 on: January 18, 2008, 09:33:29 AM »
For anyone who's interested, the American Film Institute is doing another list.  This time they provide a list of 500 movies slotted into ten different categories and ask for votes.  Voting is done by mail.  The only category that might possibly be suitable for BBM is "western," and it didn't make the cut.  However, you are allowed to write in titles as well.  "The Last Picture Show" made the list--why not BBM?

Go to:

http://connect.afi.com/site/DocServer/10top10.pdf?docID=361

for the ballot.
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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #48 on: January 22, 2008, 02:59:09 PM »
My god, my son just called with the news that heath ledger was found dead and I didn't believe him but it is on tmz's website. Just a brief spot with very little info. Awful.
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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #49 on: January 22, 2008, 03:02:11 PM »
I just heard it on the radio, and am in tears. 
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« Reply #50 on: January 22, 2008, 03:02:53 PM »
Horrible, dreadful, tragic news.
I've just heard on the news that Heath Ledger has been found
dead in his NY apartment. A possible drug related death.

More details will be forthcoming.

I am in complete shock.

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #51 on: January 22, 2008, 03:04:08 PM »
Thank you for letting us know.   Very sad.   Poor Matilda (and anyone else close to him).
Unless, I say otherwise, I'm probably talking about the short story, not the movie. :)

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #52 on: January 22, 2008, 03:04:12 PM »
Unbelievable ... So sorry ... thank you Heath for all you did.

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Heath Ledger dies
« Reply #53 on: January 22, 2008, 03:09:32 PM »
I'm in complete shock!!!!! :(

I can't let myself really accept it. I had to come here right away. Waiting for more details. How horrible.

Here's an article:

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/01/22/actor-heath-ledger-is-found-dead/

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #54 on: January 22, 2008, 03:09:38 PM »
THIS IS TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!  OH MY GOD!!!!!!!
You son of a whoreson bitch

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #55 on: January 22, 2008, 03:11:38 PM »
I'm sittiing here shaking like crazy, how can this be? It is just too sad and terrible for words.

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #56 on: January 22, 2008, 03:14:10 PM »
I can't believe it.
It must be a mistake.
I just can't believe it.
What horrible news.
My daughter emailed me and my immediate reaction was:
IT CAN'T BE!!

I don't think I'll ever get over this.
It is just TOO sad and too tragic.
This a kid, for God's sake - with his whole life ahead of him!
What the fuck happened?

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #57 on: January 22, 2008, 03:15:18 PM »
So very very sad, and unexpected.

I do not know what to say.

Heath was often mentioned as someone who grew temendously as an actor. His pre-reviews as Joker in the new Batman were outstanding.

What a loss to his family, and to all of us who loved his work.
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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #58 on: January 22, 2008, 03:16:07 PM »
It is just too cruel.

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #59 on: January 22, 2008, 03:25:59 PM »
Why wasn't it just a close call?

I hesitate to search for analogies, but James Dean's death comes to mind.  I think Heath was a better actor and it's been a long time since I've seen a James Dean movie.

But the magnitude of the loss seems comparable.

I was so looking forward to watching Heath's movies for the rest of my life (I'm twice his age), but that was taken away.