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  • C++ software engineer.
    • Medieval combat instructor (steel combat).
    • Sword and shield tournament fighter (SCA).
    • RPG fan (mainly horror games).
    • I also like training (try to get in two training sessions every weekday).

Also, most importantly, father of two!


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comment Why did Kubrick avoid a direct explanation to “Clockwork orange”'s meaning?
@ShizZ, Ah, I was not aware that the work of master artists only had one single correct interpretation. That should make the work of critically analysing poems, films, painting, music etc. much easier.
Nov
28
comment Quote from what movie? “I suggest you rethink your strategy!”
Lords of Discipline - that was a military academy and matches the time frame - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lords_of_Discipline_%28film%29
Nov
25
comment Why did Samara contact Aiden?
Great, thanks. That is very interesting.
Nov
24
comment Ending of babadook
Agreed that this is what the maker was aiming at. This under current is probably why I found the film so awesomely disturbing. I was hoping that there might be another explanation on the surface narrative though.
Nov
24
comment Ending of babadook
That is a very interesting point and seems pretty much bang on. However, is there a non metaphorical answer?
Nov
12
comment Why did Kubrick avoid a direct explanation to “Clockwork orange”'s meaning?
Kubrick refused to explain most of his films and left them open to interpretation. However, the phrase clock work orange is slang for queer or unusual. It possibly relates to Alex's sexual transformation from hetro sexual abuser to homo sexual victim (the slang queer also being old fashioned and derogative slang for homosexual)?
Nov
7
comment Why did Django come to Candieland?
I though they cover that particular plan? ISTR Schultz tells Django that if he tried to buy the slave girl Candie would, most likely, refuse to even speak to him or charge him a huge amount (although it has been a while since I watched it). He needed some way of attracting Candie's interest and gaining a position from which to deal hence the story about being a fellow fight enthusiast? Maybe he could not think of another angle to play to gain Candie's interest?
Nov
7
comment Why did Django come to Candieland?
Ah, okay I see your point. Django was an asset to the plan they showed but they could have used a different plan which did not require Django?
Nov
7
comment Why did Django come to Candieland?
But if he did not have Djnago how would he have been convincing as a mandigo fight enthusiast?
Nov
5
comment Head injuries in the Walking Dead
You're welcome, glad I could help! :-)
Oct
7
comment Who did Marcy D'Arcy sleep with at the end of “The naked and the Dead, but mostly the naked”?
Ah, beat me to it with a better answer!
Oct
3
comment How can they bring guns into the Matrix?
@whatsisname, surely that is a better reason than ever to avoid the guards as much as possible. We saw when Neo was running previously a housewife become an agent and throw a knife at him within a second. If any of the numerous guards had changed that fast their plan would have been toast.
Sep
30
comment Why would Q attach the computer of a known cyberterrorist to the MI6 computer network?
"one of the biggest facepalm moments in the movie" and that is against some pretty stiff competition!
Sep
5
comment How are fake reality shows not false advertising? And if they are, why do they get away with it?
I believe that reality TV contains information in the credits which explain the actual details. In America's Strictest Parents there was a note in the credits that some scenes were staged, if you watched a few episodes you could see them quite plainly too.
Sep
5
comment Opening credits dancing bones
I saw this in the UK probably 5 - 10 years later. In my recollection the bones were green though and there might have been a top hat too.
Aug
19
comment Could someone tell me the name of this Vietnam film?
The abandoned building with someone shooting out of it was probably Full Metal Jacket! The sniper who is there for no reason, can shoot through walls, never misses and even the blood spurts out of her targets at the wrong angle so you can never tell where she is.
Aug
11
comment Why did Vincent Vega diss Butch?
Could the dive bomber let me know any issues they see with answer?
Aug
4
comment Could someone tell me the name of this Vietnam film?
Ah - you beat me to it!!!
Jul
14
comment Not using the obvious test to proof RoboCop's superiority over pure machines?
I thought it was reported as news? Did I misremember?
Jul
4
comment Why does Mycroft meet John in so many different locations?
Is anything missing from my answer?