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Well at least we may now know why is behind the Shadow Council.

Papa Zemo revealed her the previous week. I assumed she'll show up in the present at some point.

Now that you say that, I remember seeing her picture last week.
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Well at least we may now know why is behind the Shadow Council.

Papa Zemo revealed her the previous week. I assumed she'll show up in the present at some point.
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Latest Flicks / Re: Roma
« Last post by CvilleWakandan on Today at 09:35:01 am »
Looked it up. Didnt know it was a genre.
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In The News / Re: THE "WHO CAUGHT A CASE TODAY" THREAD
« Last post by Battle on Today at 08:37:07 am »
Saturday, 19th December 2019
Chicago officer sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald
BBC news


Video of Van Dyke firing repeatedly at the 17-year-old was released a year later, and led to street protests.

During Friday's hearing, residents told of alleged past mistreatment at the hands of the officer.

One witness told the court Van Dyke, 40, had put him in a stranglehold after he refused to spit out a cough drop.

Another claimed that he had pushed a gun to his head as he was leaving a petrol station, and screamed racist epithets in his face.

Van Dyke's brother-in-law, who is black, also took the stand to say that he had never known the former policeman to be a "racist cop".

After a trial in October, Van Dyke was found guilty of murder as well as 16 counts of aggravated battery - one charge for each shot he fired at McDonald.


Dashcam video of the incident showed McDonald, who was high on the PCP drug at the time, refusing the officer's command to drop a knife as he walked down the street.

Friday's sentence comes one day after three former and current policemen who were accused of helping to cover up the killing were found not guilty by a different Chicago judge.

Before sentencing, Van Dyke's family and friends filed letters telling of his service to the community.

His 17-year-old older daughter took the stand earlier on Friday to blame the media for criticising "police officers for doing their jobs".

She told the court she had written a school essay about the "harsh realities" of police work, and said officer do not care about race, "they care about your safety".

















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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46928035
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Latest Flicks / Roma
« Last post by Reginald Hudlin on Today at 07:29:10 am »
I'm a big fan of Italian Neo Realism, and its echoes in 60s Cuban cinema and 50s, 60s and 70s black american independent cinema.  Fellini is probably the greatest, but there are many giants in that style.

And now with Roma, we have 21st century addition to this genre. 

Anyone else seen it?
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Well at least we may now know why is behind the Shadow Council.
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I agree. The episode was one of the weakest. Wasn't a fan of the dialogue or attempted comedy. But the last third when the crown was formed was good.
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Latest Flicks / Re: GLASS
« Last post by Emperorjones on Today at 05:08:55 am »
http://www.cbr.com/glass-sdcc-official-trailer/
Always loved UNBREAKABLE.  I didn't watch Split because I'm not into that; but will see this.


The only thing that ties Split to Unbreakable is it's last scene really. It might be on You Tube by this point.
Spoiler (click to reveal)
Oh, and there's a M. Night cameo, where he's playing the same character from Unbreakable. I didn't realize that until he shows up in Glass and I was reading on Wikipedia that this is the same character in all three films.

Just checked, and here is the final Split scene:

Sorry...
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Latest Flicks / Re: GLASS
« Last post by Emperorjones on Today at 05:08:04 am »
I enjoyed this film. I don't get why it's getting slammed so hard on Rotten Tomatoes, though I do understand how some are upset that their expectations were subverted. But M. Night is well known by this point for his swerves and twists, so I was expecting that Glass would be more of the same going into it, and it was.

It wasn't a perfect film by any stretch. There's things I would've done differently, no doubt. But the film as it stands wasn't bad. I thought it was a nice conclusion to a trilogy I didn't expect would happen, or even knew was supposed to be a trilogy in the first place.

There are no end credit scenes so you don't have to stick around for that. Glass is not a popcorn film. It's not a quipping, action-filled, CGI blockbuster. It's a stark, slow paced film, which felt more in line with the previous entries. I don't remember much about Unbreakable now, but Split was basically a horror/suspense thriller that just turned out to be an Unbreakable film in its last moments.

If you want to check out a film with superheroes in bright costumes, and filled with big action scenes, and some pop music, then go see Aquaman or Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, because Glass is not that.
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