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« on: September 29, 2003, 08:57:02 PM »
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Hal - Drill Instructor
Both dehumanize
Both have more personality than the other characters
Both are killed

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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2003, 09:50:49 PM »
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lolita and nicole kidman is EWS (don't remember characters name)

both attractive women (albeit one being fourteen), who pretty much drive their male interests off the wall with jealousy.

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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2003, 09:40:47 AM »
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Bowman & Joker

both mostly ambiguous observers, until the end, whereby they finally choose to take action.

hmm maybe that's no good, 'cause Bowman does way more than Joker...
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When those who hated capital and consumption (and Jews) in the 20th century murdered some hundred million people, and the poster children for the struggle against international capitalism and America are now fanatical Islamic terrorists, this puts recent enthusiasts in an awkward position. Most of them are too dense and shameless to appreciate it, and far too many are taken in by the moralistic and paternalistic rhetoric of the Left.

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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2003, 12:45:08 PM »
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yeah, but all Bowman doesn't do anything that a machine couldn't do, so in that respect he was inactive.

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Singin' in the Rain/Heeeeeere's Johnny
Both from wholesome sources
Both subverted by a violent act (rape, murder)
Both were improvised by their respective actors
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2003, 03:51:44 PM »
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and



both are

attached to a chair
have seen Hitler
will be cured

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« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2003, 07:19:40 AM »
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Haha!

Dr Bill Harford and Gen Turgidson

both alpha males
both see conspiracies (sex-murder scandal, Soviet plots) everywhere


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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2003, 05:30:36 PM »
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Gomer and Dim

Not too bright
Got their asses kicked once pretty badly
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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2003, 08:19:49 PM »
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Quote from: Walrus, Kookookajoob
Gomer and Dim

Not too bright
Got their asses kicked once pretty badly
Chubby

AND they both get revenge on their enemies.

 

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