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    BTW, I just read this and it blew my mind. Russia's illegals program was still operating in 2010.

    The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies
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    I was actually just reading about Matt Damon and he’s like, ‘There’s a culture of outrage.’ I’m like, ‘Well, they have a reason to be outraged.’ I think it’s a lot of dudes just being scared. They’re like, ‘What if I did something and I didn’t realize it?’ I’m like, ‘Deal with it.’
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    Quote Quoting number8 (view post)
    BTW, I just read this and it blew my mind. Russia's illegals program was still operating in 2010.

    The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies
    Irish posted that on the last page.

    But it bears repeating.
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    Wait, I'm an idiot. This thread was how I was linked to that article.
    Quote Quoting Donald Glover
    I was actually just reading about Matt Damon and he’s like, ‘There’s a culture of outrage.’ I’m like, ‘Well, they have a reason to be outraged.’ I think it’s a lot of dudes just being scared. They’re like, ‘What if I did something and I didn’t realize it?’ I’m like, ‘Deal with it.’
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    Quote Quoting number8 (view post)
    Wait, I'm an idiot. This thread was how I was linked to that article.
    Ha ha-- you've turned into my mom.

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    I know they have to (and should) end on a gloomy, forboding note, especially this being a finale. But I really wish after Paige and Philip left that house for a cutaway scene of Stan probably congratulating his son, all beaming and gleeful.
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    The space between Paige and Stan's son on the couch when the adults walk in = amazement.

    So long, Dylan Baker. You were such a strong surrogate for a questioning Philip, stigmata wounds and all.

    I almost thought the show might consider something happening to Henry, but the Paige scenario should prove equally tempting. First she tells pastor Tim, and next her boyfriend...?
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    Saw the very first episode. Promising.

    Matthew Rhys looks like a younger version of bad guy actor Ed O'Ross (Red Heat etc...)



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    Plowing through season 2 now. It's officially binge-territory now!
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    • Cold Pursuit (Moland, 2019/US) ♦♦½ [+]
    • The Mission (Joffé, 1986/UK) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
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    • The Untouchables (DePalma, 1987/US) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • Roma (Cuarón, 2018/MX) ♦♦♦♦
    • A Fish Called Wanda (Crichton, 1988/UK) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • Bohemian Rhapsody (Singer, 2018/US) ♦♦♦ [-]
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    And wow, Rhys and Russell are actually a real-life couple ever since the show aired!
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    • Cold Pursuit (Moland, 2019/US) ♦♦½ [+]
    • The Mission (Joffé, 1986/UK) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018/US) ♦♦♦ [+]
    • Notting Hill (Michell, 1999/UK) ♦♦♦½ [+] -- rewatch
    • Green Book (Farrelly, 2018/US) ♦♦♦½ [-]
    • The Untouchables (DePalma, 1987/US) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • Roma (Cuarón, 2018/MX) ♦♦♦♦
    • A Fish Called Wanda (Crichton, 1988/UK) ♦♦♦♦ -- rewatch
    • Bohemian Rhapsody (Singer, 2018/US) ♦♦♦ [-]
    • Stone Cold (Baxley, 1991/US) [+]

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    • Better Call Saul (S4/US) ♦♦♦
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    I tried watching this (first 5-6 episodes) and thought it was terrible, near CSI level stuff. Can't believe it got so much praise.
    ‎The severed arm perfectly acquitted itself, because of the simplicity of its wishes and its total lack of doubt.

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    I gave it up after Season 2. It's just... boring, I guess.
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