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August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough. . . The Snakes Are Coming

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Just_An_SID, Aug 11, 2006.

  1. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Well-Known Member

    Yes, we are just a week away from the entertainment highlight of the season (or maybe even the decade).

    The debut of Snakes On A Plane. . . the picture that I fully expect to be included among the nominees for 2006 Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

    I have seen the trailer on TV a number of times over the last two weeks and get a chill down my spine when Samuel L. Jackson says, in an obviously edited version, "I hate these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane."  It is a line that is sure to go down in cinema history, reminding me when Rhett Butler uttered, "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn."

    I have my Fruit Rollups and I have scheduled a motherfucking haircut so I am ready to go.  I can only hope that some theater is going to have a midnight showing somewhere.

    Snakes.  On a Plane.  I don't know how Spielberg didn't think of the premise first.
  2. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Re: August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough

    Snakes aren't banned, but Listerine is ...
  3. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    Re: August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough

    10 minutes and no poster... ya'll must be slippin
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Re: August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough

  5. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    Re: August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough

    Anyone remember that list that was accidently published several years ago with, I believe it was the AP's sports phone contact list? Someone who still has that thing should get on the Snakes on a Plane Web site and send those phone numbers the Samuel L. Jackson promotional phone call.

    "Hello, Pete (Rose). This is Samuel L. Jackson..."

    I think it'd be funny.
  6. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Re: August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough

    Damn. I thought this thread was about my birthday. :(
  7. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    ask, and I shall receive. Great servie we got around here.
  8. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    At great personal risk I sent my wife a Samuel L. Jackson voicemail.

    She was laughing so hard that she was nearly in tears when she called to tell me she got it.
  9. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Just checked my local movie listings.

    Snakes is opening across Toronto with one showing at 10:00 p.m. Thursday, August 17 in about 30 movieplexes.

    Anybody else here got show times like that?
  10. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I see a triple-figure-page thread when this comes out.
  11. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Well-Known Member

    It would be a helluva drive, but if I leave soon, I can get there for it.


    On a seperate note, I can't wait for the DVD to come out.
  12. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Re: August 18th Can't Come Soon Enough

    I thought this thread was about MY birthday! [/geo. daniel 'buck' weaver, R.I.P.]
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