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Chosty

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  1. Your body heat would be lost via radiation but only slowly.
  2. Have you seen Days of Heaven? I think it's even more amazing. Absolutely stunning.
  3. While listening to some of Ennio Morricone's greatest hits today, I've just stumbled across this brilliant Italian group, who do some incredible funky, jazzy giallo-style imaginary film soundtracks, with a real scuzzy sound.
  4. The Man With Two Brains is fantastic, and probably my favourite Steve Martin film. Carl Reiner's direction is brilliantly understated - nothing showy but he really allows the actors' performances to take centre stage so you end up with loads of great lines with perfect delivery. "Sounds like a subdural haematoma to me." "Into the mud, scum queen!" "What is that? "It's pronounced 'azeleas'."
  5. I've not seen Manhunter for a few years, and when I did it was on something like ITV4 with ads and a really crappy picture, but I still thought it looked amazing and it has that solid, hefty seriousness (for want of a better description) that Michael Mann does so well. Yes, it is very 80s, but in the best way possible with stunning framing, use of colour and epic synth on the soundtrack. Like this: And this: And this: Damn it, I'm gonna order the Blu Ray now.
  6. Looks good - what recipe did you use? I had a really nice takeaway one the other night, so fancy trying to make one at home. I also had sag daal for the first time, and that was gorgeous. Edit: just seen your other post with the recipe. I've generally gone right off meat-based curries, although I'm still fond of a good chicken shashlik, particularly if it comes with well-roasted onions and peppers.
  7. Tremors is 1990s. It's also a perfect homage to 1950s style B-movies, with great pacing, wit and chemistry between the leads. It's ace!
  8. That's not the purpose of blood moons, is it? I thought it was simply to resurrect enemies so you don't end up with a huge world with nothing to fight.
  9. But in Back to the Future, Marty plays hard to get with his mum...
  10. I saw it originally in a Moviedrome double bill with Escape from Alcatraz - a perfect combination. It was one of those really memorable film-watching evenings.
  11. A Man Escaped (France, 1956) by Robert Bresson. An utterly mesmerising, intimate and slow-burn WW2 prison escape film where everything is in the detail.
  12. Will definitely give those a try. Thanks. If you're ever around Oxford, LB's in Summertown is well worth a visit, and I've had plenty of great wraps from there. I don't work nearby anymore, so rarely go
  13. It says rehydrated soya. Getting a decent Lebanese-style flatbread seems impossible in standard supermarkets (the closest I've found are those pre-folded oval ones, but they're a far cry from the real thing). Best bet is likely to be some Middle East deli of some kind, if you have one nearby.
  14. I bought a pack of this from Sainsbury's yesterday and just had some for lunch, fried and added to a wrap with finely sliced red cabbage, tomatoes, spring onions, mayo and sriracha chilli sauce. It was staggeringly good, and really hit that doner kebab spot (not that I've had one for years) without any of the guilt. Will definitely get it again.
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