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26 minutes ago, dont care said:

How do you know that isn’t what the offices looked like 20 years ago...

 

the view out the window gives it away. 

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22 hours ago, neo_prankster said:

 

I will admit I enjoyed the movie as a kid, but yeah, you're right...especially about the whole trans thing in the third act.

 

Yeah, it’s actually pretty disgusting.  Was back then, too, but now everybody realizes it. 

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9 minutes ago, Gothamite said:

 

Yeah, it’s actually pretty disgusting.  Was back then, too, but now everybody realizes it. 

I don't really expect too much from a lowbrow comedy 

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10 minutes ago, jmac11281 said:

I don't really expect too much from a lowbrow comedy 

 

I certainly expect better than gay panic. 

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5 minutes ago, Gothamite said:

I certainly expect better than gay panic. 

 

The Crying Game was popular at the time, so I guess making a comedic version of it was acceptable? Of course, filtering it through lowbrow and clunky execution, it comes off as a homophobic/transphobic mess. 

 

Looking at a lot of '80s and '90s comedies/stand-up, you find a f--kton of casual homophobia and transphobia. But that's not the point of the thread, is it?

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18 hours ago, BrandMooreArt said:

 

the view out the window gives it away. 

 

Looked more like a Skyscraper in LA rather than Joe Robbie Stadium.

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2 hours ago, SFGiants58 said:

 

The Crying Game was popular at the time, so I guess making a comedic version of it was acceptable? Of course, filtering it through lowbrow and clunky execution, it comes off as a homophobic/transphobic mess. 

 

Looking at a lot of '80s and '90s comedies/stand-up, you find a f--kton of casual homophobia and transphobia. But that's not the point of the thread, is it?

 

wait, there's a point to the thread?

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5 hours ago, SFGiants58 said:

The Crying Game was popular at the time, so I guess making a comedic version of it was acceptable? Of course, filtering it through lowbrow and clunky execution, it comes off as a homophobic/transphobic mess. 

 

Looking at a lot of '80s and '90s comedies/stand-up, you find a f--kton of casual homophobia and transphobia. But that's not the point of the thread, is it?

 

It was definitely a riff on The Crying Game.  Pretty sure they played the title song while Ace gags and fawns all over himself. 

 

But even back then, “better to suck on a used toilet plunger than kiss someone who was born a man” was several steps too far. This wasn’t Clue with its “just kidding, no way am I gay!” throwaway line, or Police Academy with its ultimately gentle gay bar jokes, or even Revenge of the Nerds with its mincing-but-sympathetic stereotype. This was just... mean-spirited and wrong. Even at the time.

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2 hours ago, BrandMooreArt said:

wait, there's a point to the thread?

 

Perish the thought.  😛

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31 minutes ago, Gothamite said:

 

It was definitely a riff on The Crying Game.  Pretty sure they played the title song while Ace gags and fawns all over himself. 

 

Boy George probably needed the money to pay off some of his outfits. This was before he developed a knack for torturing unsuspecting men, which he then lost along with a crapload of weight.

 

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The beard suits him.

 

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But even back then, “better to suck on a used toilet plunger than kiss someone who was born a man” was several steps too far. This wasn’t Clue with its “just kidding, no way am I gay!” throwaway line, or Police Academy with its ultimately gentle gay bar jokes, or even Revenge of the Nerds with its mincing-but-sympathetic stereotype. This was just... mean-spirited and wrong. Even at the time.

 

Definitely. It was a time where transgender individuals were even further away from pop culture's radar than gay or lesbian people, where mocking them outright or depicting them as demented was common. Of course, the character of Ray Finkle isn't trans in the movie per se (stolen identity of a woman), but there's lines and moments that go way too far. 

 

Of course, Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge is my favorite slasher movie, because of how the movie is basically a depiction of gay teen's internalized homophobia (trust me, I've been there). 

 

Speaking of inaccuracies:

On 7/29/2019 at 5:54 PM, Wade Heidt said:

Boston Bruins logo on centre ice and banners at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum.  For the TV show A Million Little Things.

 

https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/boston-bruins-logo-ice-pacific-coliseum-canucks

 

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Vancouver has doubled for so many cities over the years. I'd be surprised if its the first time that the Pacific Coliseum has stood in for another NHL rink.

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1 hour ago, Gothamite said:

 

Perish the thought.  😛

All threads devolve after a certain point. Soon this thread will be nothing but cat pictures.

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Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena standing in for Madison Square Garden and Charlotte Coliseum in Space Jam.

 

Looks like Ainge must've fouled Ewing on that dunk at 2:13, which would explain Ewing going to the free throw line afterwards.

 

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LA Memorial Sports Arena once again. This time from the long forgotten Billy Crystal film Forget Paris:

 

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1 hour ago, SFGiants58 said:

Vancouver has doubled for so many cities over the years. I'd be surprised if its the first time that the Pacific Coliseum has stood in for another NHL rink.

 

 

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On 8/29/2019 at 2:06 PM, SFGiants58 said:

 

Vancouver has doubled for so many cities over the years. I'd be surprised if its the first time that the Pacific Coliseum has stood in for another NHL rink.

 

The Pacific Coliseum's close next door neighbour, the PNE Agrodome, portayed the Olympic arena in Lake Placid in the movie Miracle:

 

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This was not the only time the PNE Agrodome was used to portay the Americans beating the Soviets.  The PNE Agrodome was the boxing arena in the Soviet Union for Rocky IV.

 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/from-the-archives-rocky-4-1.3813049

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The current Eagles logo snuck into Invincible, set in the 1970s.

 

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On 8/29/2019 at 4:16 PM, Gothamite said:

 

 

I remember one summer I was in White Rock & later I watched some old episodes os Psych--and I recognized some buildings near the beach and  few other places.

Arrow often has night shots in the alleys--maybe even the same alley in the video.

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