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Scarlett Johansson is kicking lots of arse recently

Posted April 7, 2014 into Movies by John Birmingham

Saw her yesterday in Captain America, which was awesome and which I'll write up in a moment, and she's also playing against type in some freakish horror movie where she lures Scottish men to their deaths. But I think I'll probably see her in this Luc Besson SF action/thriller first.

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Murphy would have you know...

Posted April 7, 2014

Luc Besson is always worth the time.

And then there is Scarlett, who is also worth the time.

Oh, Cap Two? Teh Awesome!

Respects,

Murph

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S.M. Stirling would have you know...

Posted April 7, 2014

I wrote Scarlett Johansson before Scarlett Johansson was cool... 8-).

Seeing Cap tomorrow.

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Barnesm ducks in to say...

Posted April 7, 2014

On those endorsements I too am off to see Captain America 2. Is the title the Winter Solider is a reference to Paine's The American Crisis with the line

"The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman"?

Murphy ducks in to say...

Posted April 7, 2014

I wouldn't be surprised if Marvel was inspired by Paine but I suspect the more simplistic reason is that he was a Cold War communist counterpart to Captain America.

Respects,

Murph

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Barnesm mumbles...

Posted April 7, 2014

wouldn't that be ???????? Rossiya?

Barnesm is gonna tell you...

Posted April 7, 2014

Kapitan Rossiya

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Paul_Nicholas_Boylan swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted April 7, 2014

My son and I saw CM2 yesterday and we loved it. Can't wait for JB's take.

And Steve, Scarlett was always cool.

S.M. Stirling reckons...

Posted April 7, 2014

Paul, I wrote Scarlett before Scarlett was -born-.

Paul_Nicholas_Boylan asserts...

Posted April 8, 2014

I got no comeback for that.

What did you think of the film?

S.M. Stirling would have you know...

Posted April 8, 2014

Captain America was great, but we need "Black Widow".

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w from brisbane mutters...

Posted April 7, 2014

I think I had seen her in a minor role before but, like for many, the first time I became aware of Scarlett Johannson was in 'Lost in Translation' with Bill Murray.
The opening shot of that film was very memorable as an unconventional introduction to the relatively unknown female lead.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyOSuFBS7IA

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Bangar has opinions thus...

Posted April 7, 2014

Again the 10% fallacy, but the movie looks good.

John Birmingham mutters...

Posted April 7, 2014

Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's a Scientology lie, too, actually.

Bangar swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted April 7, 2014

Haven't heard the Scientology (can believe it though).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_percent_of_brain_myth

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dylwah reckons...

Posted April 7, 2014

Looks like she is going to have a hard time leaving a fossil.

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S.M. Stirling ducks in to say...

Posted April 7, 2014

Scientology uses it, but the meme was floating around long before Elron. It was a mid-20th century staple; it comes up in a lot of the SF of the era.

Sudragon reckons...

Posted April 7, 2014

The rest, apparently, is used for penguins.

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WarDog ducks in to say...

Posted April 7, 2014

Limitless on steriods, done by Luc Besson. Nice.

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Dino not to be confused with puts forth...

Posted April 7, 2014

Yeah But this is the real deal-

Code Pink.org or something

Even Scarlett can't beat the fkwits of AIPAC and the Sycophants in Egypt.

Egyptian "Men" who suck camel dicks. Then look toough. Pieces of shit.

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2014/03/04/medea-egypt/

There is a woman I would die for.

Dino not to be confused with mumbles...

Posted April 7, 2014

Noew Israhell has shut dowm der Embassies watch the Egyptians follow suit.

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tygertim has opinions thus...

Posted April 8, 2014

The trailer looks awesome! I've marked out time to watch Lucy when it comes out.

Greetings from long absent

Tygertim

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Barnesm is gonna tell you...

Posted April 8, 2014

Welcome back TT

NBlob reckons...

Posted April 8, 2014

+1

Long time No read

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tygertim swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted April 13, 2014

I's good to be back. Courtesy of kindle fire. I've missed you guys!

tygertim

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