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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official JD Movie Review Thread
« on: June 9, 2003, 01:12 PM »
Mikey D's Finding Nemo review:

Featuring the voices of Hank Scorpio, Anne Heches' ex of the female variety, Ray Romano's brother on Everyone Loves Raymond and the Green Goblin from Spider-man, among others, the latest Pixar film was an enjoyable film, bright with colors and texture.  The underwater scenes were breathtaking.

I'm not going to spoil anything, but the film deals with Hank Scorpio's over protective character, Marlin, trying to find his lost son, Nemo.  Along with Anne Heche's ex, he gets into mishap after mishap, adventure after adventure.  

You don't need kids to see this one, its an enjoyable film for adults as well (just ask me and the wife, who are kidless).  Try to keep an eye out for the typical Pixar cameos (Buzz, "Yo" truck, etc.)  And stay until the end of credits for a few suprises (which I found about today), which unfortunely we missed due to the wife's incredible small bladder (The movie isn't that long)

While nothing will compare to the original Toy Story and so far all the Pixar films have been excellent, this one ranks fourth (just above A Bug's Life, IMO.

A definite must see in the theater and a super must buy on DVD.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: What do you do (job, student)?
« on: June 9, 2003, 12:51 PM »
I'm an estimator for a construction company in Boston.

Star Wars Universe / Re: Star Wars Movie Quotes
« on: June 9, 2003, 12:48 PM »
Queen Amidala to Naboo Troops after being surrounded by Droidekas in TPM

Next question.

"It was just a job"

JD Sports Forum! / Re: Sammy Sosa busted with a CORKED bat!
« on: June 6, 2003, 01:10 PM »
Just heard Sammy got suspended for 8 games.  Mistake or intentional, you knew that was coming.

And I also agree that Rose should be in the HOF.  Hopefully his lifetime ban will be lifted soon (all I hear he has to do is apologize).  I wonder, if and when the ban is lifted, would it tarnish him so much that he wouldn't be a first ballot inductee?

I own exactly one 12" figure, the Han and Tauntaun.  However, when I find him, this bad boy is coming home to my apartment.  He will be a centerpiece in my eventual Gammorean Guard collection (which I haven't gotten around to starting yet, unless you count the POTF2 fig and the Applause figural mug.  Maybe buying this will jump start that collection)

JD Sports Forum! / Re: Brian Urlacher Signs 9-yr Deal!
« on: June 6, 2003, 12:59 PM »
I agree that Urlacher is a great LB, but don't you think the absent of Roosevelt Colvin would hurt his production and vice versa?

Colvin signed with the Pats, which is excellent for us, because he's a top notch player, especially in the run stopping department, which is where the Pats sucked last year.  But from what I'm hearing, the reason they were both so good is that they played off each other's strengths and weaknesses.  

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Yoda on MTV?
« on: June 6, 2003, 12:48 PM »
I saw it, but really wasn't paying attention.  I'll probably catch it again during one of the hundreds of repeats MTV shows.  I fell asleep so I missed Gollum, which I want to see now.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« on: June 6, 2003, 12:47 PM »
I'm still reading Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy.  I'm almost finished with it, only about another 80 pages or so.  After that, it will be the quick read (2 days max) of SW: Force Heretic II: Refugee.  After that and in perfect time, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which is finally almost here after 3+ years.  Can't wait.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: June 5, 2003, 01:41 PM »
Can't let this thread die to the depths of page 2 ;)

Posh Spice.  The Spice Girls are a somewhat guilty pleasure of mine.  Now ordinarily, their type of music is not my style, but some of their songs have the habit of getting stuck in your head.

Hey Hasbro! / Re: Fix the Case Assortments...AGAIN
« on: June 5, 2003, 01:29 PM »
Damn skippy

Power of the Force 2 / Re: Favorite Ship
« on: June 5, 2003, 10:53 AM »
I kind of like the Bwing.  Its just an awesome uniquely designed ship.

The Clone Wars Republic issues and one shots are top notch.  The Empire series has been hit or miss.  

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: How many of us are musicians?
« on: June 5, 2003, 09:35 AM »
Just air guitar and air drums  ;)

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: 10th Anniversary of Jurassic Park
« on: June 5, 2003, 09:34 AM »
Wow, has it been 10 years already?  I'm getting old  ???

The first was excellent, the second not so much, the third somewhere in between.  And a fourth one (hopefully alongs the lines of the first one) should have been obvious from the ending of III, with the pteradons flying away from the island.  Dinos in populated areas?  

Thumbs up to Clonetrooper and Chewie.  I'm a little iffy about the Luke Xwing pilot though.  I really can't see much "Unleashed" about a dude sitting in a cockpit.  But I love this line and will hold judgement until I see pics.

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