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    OT: RIP Carl Reiner

    And Mrs Reiner, his wife, delivered what is arguably the greatest line in the history of cinema!
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    OT: RIP Carl Reiner

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    OT: Old Westerns

    Shane, Bad Day at Black Rock, Blazing Saddles, Cat Ballou, High Noon, The Left Handed Gun.
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    OT: Movies you probably never heard of but ought to check out.

    Probably someone has already mentioned Rashoman and The Seven Samurai. If not, they have now been nominated.
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    OT: Movies you probably never heard of but ought to check out.

    You might have to have lived in a small town in West Texas (or the equivalent thereof) to really appreciate "The Last Picture Show". A minor classic.
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    Budget Cuts will require UConn to cut some (not all) athletic programs

    How much does the UConn football program lose per year?
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    OT: The Old, the Obscure, and The Forgotten - Round 2

    Yup. Henry J. Kaiser made a valiant try to crack into the car market with the Kaiser-Frazer line but came a cropper.
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    OT: Movies you probably never heard of but ought to check out.

    Max von Sudow was also great as the evil brewmeister in the McKenzie Bros. "Strange Brew", a very silly but very fun movie. Another vsbvf movie was "Waiting for Guffman", with the Second City gang.
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    OT: Movies you probably never heard of but ought to check out.

    If you are not familiar with his "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses", you have missed one of the funniest pieces ever written in the English language!
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    OT: Movies you probably never heard of but ought to check out.

    Or, as Mark Twain famously said about the characters in "The Last of the Mohicans", "you wish they would all get drowned together". And in your suggested category, I would like to nominate "Gremlins" and "My Life as a Dog".
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