Posted by Patrick on February 28, 2001 at 23:20:18:18.104.22.168
In Reply to: Re: New Movie posted by YDSM on February 28, 2001 at 01:53:57:
...There's also some footage of a WWII air combat
scene. You gotta understand my love of the P-51
Mustang. With a Merlin 12 cylinder 1,590hp
engine, and six .50 Cal machine guns, no radar,
no muffler, it basically ripped the wings off
Stukas. But lets not let the P-47 Thunderbolt.
Sonofabitch had a Pratt&Whitney 18 cylinder
2,300hp engine and eight .50 cal machine guns,
but it was a bit heavy. Any well made movie with
a hint of WWII air combat is up there with me.
~P-51 Mustang, Cadillac of the sky~
: : I saw a trailer about a sniper movie recently.
: : It was about Stalingrad I believe, the
: ledgendary duel that took place between a
: : and his German counterpart....
: : Ed Harris played the Nazi, I think..
: : It's a true story, though I wonder how bad
: and/or "dramatic" it will be once Hollywood
: : with it...
: : I saw the movie poster in the lobby too, and
: the bolt is on the left side of the
: : Considering how many Russian left-handed,
: action, sniper's rifles were made during WWII,
: : I
: : take this to be a bad sign.
: : It costs them just as much to do something
: right as it does to do it wrong....
: : (Sometimes MORE- Gladiator comes to
: : Yet they still usually blow it.
: t the sniper? It's called something
: : : : or
: : : : : other "Gate". Have you seen the red
: : : : : they show during the previews? I was
: : : thinking:
: : : : : Those fucking bastards, they better've
: : : got
: : : : : that from me. But it looks like a
: : : : movie.
: : : : : There's nothing like a good sniper
: : : : think
: : : : : it's going to be good.
: : :
: : : Nope, haven't seen any previews. I've faced
: : : fact that Hollywood probably isn't going to
: : : make a good sniper-oriented flick. As a
: : : of sorts of military tactics and an amateur
: : : historian(The USMC's Surveillance/ Target-
: : : Aquisition scout-snipers arguably the
: : : best), I'm always disappointed with
: : : portrayals of snipers, with a few
: : : sniping scenes in A Thin Red Line were
: : : accurately portrayed, among a couple
: : : other "better" war films(Full Metal Jacket,
: : : etc.). But that movie Sniper(I think that
: : : title...with Tom Berringer) was a joke. The
: : : ghillie suit was a disaster, the rifle was
: : : wrong, facts such as snipers always go out
: a 2-
: : : man team, etc. were ignored, etc. Flicks
: : : that are made for the uninformed civilian
: : : that'll buy anything. I'll keep my eyes
: : : that preview, though. If you remember or
: : : across the full title of the movie, post it.
: : : USMC STA SS
: : : One shot- One kill
: : : The skill to kill
: : : Invisible souls leave .308 holes
: : : Don't bother running- you'll only die tired
: : : "...I used to go shooting with Gunny
: : : Don't mess with me- I'm a voodoobilly
: : : YDSM
: : V
: : : :
: : : : : ...YDSM, have you seen the previews for
: : : : new
: : : : : movie abou
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