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Photo Shack / Re: Get the Picture?
« Last post by patch on March 01, 2021, 02:15:12 AM »
The Frankenstein Chronicles

Marty's Sports Grill / Re: Sheffield United
« Last post by patch on February 28, 2021, 03:06:54 PM »
Sheffield United 0-2 Liverpool
Flicks & Films / Re: Wolfwalkers
« Last post by patch on February 28, 2021, 12:22:53 PM »
Best of luck to Wolfwalkers tonight at the #GoldenGlobes Here's hoping they win the top prize! It'd be flippin' great #Wolfwalkers #CartoonSaloon
Television / Re: Snowpiercer
« Last post by patch on February 28, 2021, 09:52:39 AM »
Exclusive Sneak Peek at TNT's Snowpiercer Season 2 Episode 6 "Miles and Miles From Snowpiercer"!
Attention, all passengers!

Prepare to brace as we depart the train for the Breslauer Weather Station!

Fans (and Fanatics) of TNT's post-apocalyptic survivor story, Snowpiercer, have been riveted by the current season which has introduced the larger-than-life person of the Creator, the Great Engineer himself, Joseph Wilford, brought (back) to stunning life by the preeminent Sean Bean.

Standing in the way of him retaking Snowpiercer as his personal kingdom are our two central protagonists of Snowpiercer Season 1: Andre Layton (Daveed Diggs), the leader of the Tailie Revolution; and Melanie Cavill (Jennifer Connelly), the head engineer who stole the train from Wilford the night they departed Chicago, seven years ago

But, as of Snowpiercer Season 2 Episode 3, Wilford has been physically rid of Melanie as she leapt off of Snowpiercer in the middle of the Rocky Mountains to attempt to reach the Breslauer Weather Station, where she would collect the data from Snowpiercer's weather balloons and map out a location for a post-Freeze colony.

Season 2 recently reached its midway point with Snowpiercer Season 2 Episode 5 and its suddenly violent and tragic final scenes.

Next, the show takes us back in time to Melanie and her adventures in getting to and surviving at the station.

The genius of the upcoming "Many Miles From Snowpiercer" is that we not only get to see the world outside the train, but we also get to see the world BEFORE the train.

Alone -- truly and utterly -- for the first time in seven years, Melanie is at the mercy of the elements AND her own mind.

With nothing but time on her hands, she spends much of it thinking back to how it all started.

This is HUGE. Except for the Night Car "therapy" sessions we saw in Season 1, we have had very few glimpses of the world before The Freeze.


As you see in the exclusive clip below, after a season and a half of icy barrenness, the sunlit flyover footage of Chicago has a fantastical and dreamlike quality to it.

Even more fascinating is the relationship between Wilford and Melanie revealed in the clip.

In the time before she stole his train, they are congenial, relaxed, even friendly.

They are colleagues and professionals who have created something bigger than themselves.

And yet, even in those golden, glowing days, they see things very differently.

Melanie touches the controls and panels of Snowpiercer with the reverence and affection one would approach something holy and alive.

Wilford refers to the train as something "put together" by Melanie. It might've been his dream but it's still just a thing.

And while Wilford is concerned with the definition of "created" and who will get the credit for Snowpiercer, Melanie questions the word "eternal" and whether they'll be able to fulfill the promises they made in building this last ark of humanity.

If it was only a suspicion before, we can see here that Wilford's vision might be grand, but the focus is always on himself.

In contrast, Melanie's eyes are locked on the future.

There are many other scenes like this to look forward to as Melanie shoulders the responsibility for the science that will assure humanity's post-Snowpiercer future.

It is a powerful narrative, filled with sheer determination, and Connelly delivers an amazing performance.

In the meanwhile, enjoy this sneak peek at this week's episode and into the history of the partnership that created Snowpiercer.

And be sure to meet us back here after the show airs to respond to our review and to discuss its shocking final scene!
Snowpiercer airs on TNT Mondays at 9/8c.

Snowpiercer: Episode 206 Clip | TNT

Random Shots / Re: Snowpiercer
« Last post by patch on February 28, 2021, 09:36:17 AM »
Snowpiercer: Episode 206 Clip | TNT

Exclusive Sneak Peek at TNT's Snowpiercer Season 2 Episode 6 "Miles and Miles From Snowpiercer"!

Melanie and Wilford! 🔴Spoiler🔴

Television / Re: Time
« Last post by lasue on February 27, 2021, 07:05:18 PM »
My husband and I just watched that episode of MORSE last week. It was BRILLANT !!
Television / Re: Time
« Last post by patch on February 27, 2021, 04:14:38 PM »
Sue Johnston, 77, is cast as 61-year-old Sean Bean's mother in new prison drama... 30 years after she played his lover in Inspector Morse - as she hits out at the sexism older women face in casting

The last time they appeared on screen together, Sue Johnston and Sean Bean were lovers.

Now, 30 years on, they have been cast as mother and son prompting the actress to hit out at the sexism facing older women in showbusiness.

'That's what happens to actresses in the theatre or TV business,' she complained. 'Men stay the same and women get to be mothers.'

 The pair first acted together in a 1992 episode of Inspector Morse, in which Bean played a convicted fraudster and Johnston was his wife.

 But while in the forthcoming BBC1 drama Time, Bean, 61, again plays a jailbird, this time 77-year-old Johnston is his mum.

The actress, best known for starring in Brookside and The Royle Family, says the news is typical of how actresses must age into older roles, while their male co-stars can remain in similar parts.

In a candid interview with the Soap From The Box podcast, Johnston said: 'I've just done this new drama called Time. It's a Jimmy McGovern prison drama, just brilliant, three-parter, as all Jimmy's are, and it's with Sean Bean, among others, and Stephen Graham.

'I play Sean Bean's mother. Now, the last time I worked with Sean in Inspector Morse, I was his lover and now I'm his mother. And that's what happens to actresses.'

Her accusations of sexism and ageism are likely to prompt unease at BBC Studios, the BBC's commercial production company, which made the series.

In it, former Sharpe star Bean portrays a teacher whose life is destroyed when he accidentally kills a man and is so consumed with guilt that he welcomes his four-year prison sentence.

Johnston is understood to have a large role in the series, which has just completed filming in her home city of Liverpool. Line Of Duty's Stephen Graham also stars in the show, as prison officer Eric Reid.

Johnston isn't the only actress to find herself playing her former lover's mother.

Oscar winner Sally Field played Tom Hanks's love interest in the 1988 comedy movie Punchline and, just six years later, appeared as his mother in Forrest Gump even though she is only ten years older than him.

Such age discrimination is not rare in Hollywood. Nicole Kidman will play the mother of Jason Mamoa's character Arthur Curry in the forthcoming Aquaman 2 movie, even though 53-year-old Kidman is only 12 years older than her male co-star.

And in the 2004 film Alexander, Angelina Jolie played Colin Farrell's mother, despite being just one year his senior.

Nor is it a new phenomenon: in the 1959 Alfred Hitchcock film North By Northwest, Cary Grant was actually ten months older than Jessie Royce Landis, the actress who played his mother.

New BBC director-general Tim Davie last week unveiled his new 'critical' diversity drive, with targets to improve the percentages of under-represented groups on and off screen.

When he was appointed to his role last September, Davie criticised the 'obsession with youth' in broadcasting, but was soon drawn into an ageism storm after Sue Barker was dumped as the host of Question Of Sport at the age of 64.

The BBC said last night: 'Sue Johnston and David Calder, who are brilliant as Sean's parents in Time, were authentically and appropriately cast for these roles, as audiences will see when the drama airs.'
Everything Else / Elijah Wood witnessed 9/11 attack with Sean Bean and Orlando Bloom
« Last post by patch on February 25, 2021, 06:02:17 AM »
Lord of the Rings' Elijah Wood witnessed 9/11 attack with Sean Bean and Orlando Bloom
Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood has recalled the horrifying moment when he, Sean Bean and Orlando Bloom witnessed the 9/11 attacks.

The actor, 40, played the heroic Frodo Baggins in the iconic fantasy trilogy.

He was joined in the films subtitled The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King by both Sean and Orlando.

Now speaking to Empire magazine, Elijah has recalled the scary moment when he and his fellow cast members saw what had happened at the World Trade Centre in New York City on September 11, 2001.

He revealed the trio had been on a plane from Newark Airport to Los Angeles when they witnessed the terror attack.

Elijah remembered: "The planes hit the buildings while we were in the air.

"We looked out the window and could see that one of the buildings was on fire."

The actor then explained that their flight was forced to land early after the attack happened.

He added: "Then there was an announcement from the pilot that the planes had been taken over by terrorists and that the [Federal Aviation Administration] had asked all planes to land.

"We landed in Cincinnati, where I stayed for about a week before we could take a flight again."

Elijah concluded: "So, yeah, I directly experienced it. It was super surreal and scary."
General Discussion / Re: Sean "spotted"
« Last post by Xenia on February 25, 2021, 01:02:22 AM »
Good mood Seanie! Great! :hellyeah2:
But i think he quit smoking and switched to newfangled stuff.....or its not recent photo?
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