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Messages - Hawkmumbler

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Books & Comics / Re: Comics we're excited about in 2022
« on: 23 April, 2022, 07:01:37 PM »
The omnibus editions of Matt Wagners GRENDEL are being reprinted from June onwards. Been intending to read this for years seeing as Colin loves it so, and I can vibe with a weirdo take on the Fantomas type superfiend.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 15 April, 2022, 10:38:33 AM »
Sometimes you just gotta turn up for that pay cheque.

Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a delight, I still catch myself playing the soundtrack on occasion.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 10 April, 2022, 09:01:20 PM »

Cobra. (1986). Cobblers.

Kino entry in the copaganda genre. Absolutely wonderful bollocks, I love it.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 09 April, 2022, 09:36:40 PM »
Two weeks.

Two weeks.

Twwoooo weeeekkks.

TWWOOOO WEEEKS.

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Off Topic / Re: RIPs
« on: 03 April, 2022, 08:55:58 PM »
Cancel cultural claims it's latest victim.

Jokes aside, the thread was long overdue a detox for all who frequented it (including myself among that number) and though I certainly don't condemn starting another one mayhaps give it sometime to simmer first.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 13 March, 2022, 09:37:52 PM »
Turning Red on Disney+. Wow. Brilliant stuff. Never thought I'd see the day when there was a Disney Pixar movie about a 13-year-old girl getting her first period.

Absolutely staggering that a Disney weary cynic such as myself thought TURNING RED was an unequivocal delight. More of this, less legacy milking corpos.

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Film & TV / Re: Current TV Boxset Addiction
« on: 12 March, 2022, 09:56:56 PM »
I never actually watched the show, having read the comics several times over. Maybe I should fix that.

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Prog / Re: Prog 2272 - Future Tense!
« on: 09 March, 2022, 05:32:29 PM »
I rarely commit to the prog threads anymore because, well, everyone else puts it so much more succinctly than I do. But by goddamn has this latest run of THE ORDER been the mutts nuts.

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Books & Comics / Re: Whats everyone reading?
« on: 08 March, 2022, 03:32:02 PM »
Go Nagais DEVILMAN hits even harder on its second read than it did on the first. People like to joke about how daft the time travel arc was (rightly so, it is) but its a weird blip on one of the best comic runs ever made. Absolutely not for the faint hearted, hedonistic in ways western comics could never get away with at the time wrapped up in the best first/final chapter narrative diopter out there.

At time misery porn, at times bizarro pulp nonsense, indisputably Go Nagai.

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Film & TV / Re: Last movie watched...
« on: 06 March, 2022, 08:43:12 PM »
THE GODFATHER PART II

My white whale. An inexcusable blind spot in my cultural experience, and seeing the 4K remaster of the first movie last week was a damn fine primer to finally break into the sequels.

Yeah. Not much more to add that hasn't been said a billion times already. Art.

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Off Topic / Re: The Political Thread
« on: 03 March, 2022, 03:04:19 PM »
It's really telling when even Japan is willing to step up and enforce trade and economic sanctions, historically (since the end of t'war, of course) the most "neutral" of economic superpowers putting their neck out for once.

Truly what we're seeing are changing times unfolding at a rapid pace, and at its heart a bunch of innocent folks. Civilians just wanting to go about their life, and soldiers who'd (mostly) rather be home with their families. Putin has nothing to gain here beyond making the rest of the world think for even a second he doesn't have a micro-penis. Sad stuff.

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Off Topic / Re: Where is Tordelback?
« on: 03 March, 2022, 02:59:36 PM »
Been sometime since we heard from out man, hope he's doing well all things considered.

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Off Topic / Re: The Black Dog Thread
« on: 26 February, 2022, 05:31:18 PM »
I really don't know how to phrase this without it sounding self deprecating or demeaning to those potentially still suffering from similar issues, particularly in a week where the hydra of social and political wrath appears to have raised its many heads simultaneously. But in a week of said discourse, I've just been reminded its been 5 years this week since I walked out on a truly horrid, toxic relationship and stopped SH'ing.

Not saying there haven't been times in those some 60 months where I haven't been tempted to let the knives do the talking again but it hasn't happened. And that feels like a small victory in a week of truly horrible stuff.

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Film & TV / Re: Current TV Boxset Addiction
« on: 24 February, 2022, 06:29:30 PM »
Funny how Netflix seems to squirt out a dozen original cartoons a year but F is For family is the only good one out of the bunch and i've never seen anyone talking about it. Five seasons, didn't outlive its welcome at all. Great show.

Your mouth is full of wrong! Archer, Big Mouth, Final Space, South Park and Bojack Horseman are fantastic. I gave up on F is for Family after a few episodes - just seemed like a boring outdated family sitcom. F is for Fuckingshite more like

Wait, since when was SOUTH PARK on Netflix?! I retract my statement and add a single asterisk.

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Film & TV / Re: Current TV Boxset Addiction
« on: 24 February, 2022, 06:19:48 PM »
Funny how Netflix seems to squirt out a dozen original cartoons a year but F is For family is the only good one out of the bunch and i've never seen anyone talking about it. Five seasons, didn't outlive its welcome at all. Great show.

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