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Jul
21
comment Coming to America sparring scene; stunt men, or self-performed?
@MattD It's not exactly "taking you at your word" (which I've never really seen anybody have a problem with unless they are asking for proof or sources which this person didn't) if you watch the video it's fairly evident that an actual gymnast was used for the 10 backflips in a row and since Eddie Murphy doesn't have a professional gymnastic background it's more of a statement of logic. Unfortunately stunt doubles aren't normally noted for their work. Besides if Eddie Murphy could do that you'd hear about it in every movie interview he's ever done. It's classic "movie magic"
Jul
16
reviewed Leave Open Actor appearing in ITV (Uk tv) 118-118 ident
Jul
15
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Jul
15
reviewed Reviewed Was Zero Effect an early attempt to do a modern Sherlock Holmes?
Jul
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on reception tag wiki
Jul
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on reception tag wiki excerpt
Jul
15
comment Why is it Okay for movies / TV shows, to show that their story is based on real events when it is actually not?
Possible duplicate of
Jul
15
comment Why is it Okay for movies / TV shows, to show that their story is based on real events when it is actually not?
possible duplicate of Why is "Based on a True Story" used?
Jul
14
reviewed No Action Needed Did Kenneth indeed time-travel?
Jul
14
reviewed Reopen Why hasn't Jason Statham been nominated for any awards?
Jul
11
comment Which actress is in this nosebleed gif?
I just wanted to say this is a great example of how to do an identify question. You provided as much information as possible and it is a very specific scene. Plus you posted a little about why you were looking for it. This is how they should all be.
Jul
11
comment Why did the Great Gasby (2013) movie erase the hints of Nick Carraway's homosexuality?
I don't want this to be a discussion or discourage you from posting on this site. This is a unique and interesting perspective however you are using an opinion to base this question on and demanding to know why the director didn't pickup on what you did. If you were to instead discuss the subtleties of this movie versus the book and ask if the director missed an opportunity by not exploring this then you would have a question with some merit. It would still be opinion based and a discussion but it would be more inline with this site and the questions on it.
Jul
11
comment Why did the Great Gasby (2013) movie erase the hints of Nick Carraway's homosexuality?
@georgechalhoub Ok now I am downvoting because even the paper you reference states it's an opinion and that "it seems strange that homosexuality is not addressed in The Great Gatsby" unless we read something into a literary work that may or may not be there. The "gay scenario" as you describe it doesn't come off as a homosexual encounter or allusion to me and I don't believe the majority of people read it that way. If you're familiar with early 20th century writers they are all retrospectively considered homosexual except maybe Hemingway. This is an opinion that you are stating as fact.
Jul
10
comment Why did the Great Gasby (2013) movie erase the hints of Nick Carraway's homosexuality?
I'm not going to downvote, but you're asking a question about why a director made choices based off of what information exactly? You do give examples that do show the potential for Nick be homosexual but unless there is something by F. Scott to back it up or if it's a well known theory discussed in college literary classes then I don't see how there can be expectations for a director to pick up on these clues that the majority of people haven't.
Jul
10
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Jul
10
accepted Why isn't James Bond a code name?
Jul
10
comment Why is the ending to the film adaptation of “Hannibal” completely different from the novel?
This is more of a comment but you could add your opinion as to why the book ending and movie ending are different.
Jul
10
awarded  Custodian
Jul
9
awarded  Good Answer
Jul
9
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