923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#26 Post by FrauBlucher » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:37 pm

DarkImbecile wrote:Off topic: Every time Swo or Mfunk change their avatar, I get thrown off for like a month.
Throw Domino into that mix.

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#27 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:39 pm

If I remember correctly, Domino used to have a different one when I first started lurking on the forum; I think it's been almost five years or something with the current one, and if all three of you changed in the same 4-6 week span, I'd have to go lie down somewhere.

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#28 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:55 pm

swo17 wrote:mfunk literally made me do it.
This is the biggest lie in history

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#29 Post by chucktatum » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:34 pm

I'm really looking forward to Beyond the Hills. Graduation is terrific; I was lucky to see it at AFI Fest in 2016.

It surprises me these two are being released before 4/3/2.

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#30 Post by domino harvey » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:31 am

DarkImbecile wrote:If I remember correctly, Domino used to have a different one when I first started lurking on the forum; I think it's been almost five years or something with the current one, and if all three of you changed in the same 4-6 week span, I'd have to go lie down somewhere.
I gave up changing my avatar many years ago after accepting that no other image could possibly sum up my overall board presence

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#31 Post by soundchaser » Sat May 19, 2018 11:59 am

Beaver on Graduation. It does look a little teal, but I think that's intended.

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#32 Post by zedz » Sun May 20, 2018 5:11 pm

soundchaser wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 11:59 am
Beaver on Graduation. It does look a little teal, but I think that's intended.
Yeah, the DCP looked rather chilly.

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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#33 Post by FrauBlucher » Sun May 20, 2018 10:17 pm


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Re: 923-924 Beyond the Hills & Graduation

#34 Post by jbeall » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:15 pm

I quite liked Graduation. Without giving too much away, it deals with a former expat who returned with his wife after 1991 with intentions of helping change things. Now in late middle-age, he's stuck trying to get his daughter a scholarship to study in the UK, which may entail capitulating to the inherent cronyism of the very system he had hoped to change and which he wants his daughter to escape. What I liked about it is that there are no genuinely despicable characters, and in some way the locals who've shrugged their shoulders and capitulated are less naive than the protagonist, despite the latter's relatively advanced age.

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