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Commenter Of The Day: Not That There's Anything Wrong With That Edition

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Context is very important. For instance, without context, the words "I'm going to put it in her brownie" could mean almost anything. Movie trailers, in particular, rely on enticing the viewer by withholding context. Whole scenes are moved around or spliced together to get someone to see a movie, even if it means selling a film as something it isn't. This has turned into a game, with people taking movies and recasting them in an entirely different genre. The most famous example of this is turning the film The Shining into a happy family film called Shining. Though we think the Quantum of Solace trailer is going where we think the film is going, JohnnyIchiban makes a good point.


You know, taken out of context, that whole

"How long have we got?

30 seconds."

bit with Wright and Craig could be misconstrued for more "flamboyant" Bond adventure


Not that there's anything wrong with that...

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Sir Lurkalot

On another note, for the second year in a row I drove on accident right into the gay pride parade in the west village. It's about the only time I don't mind being stuck in traffic. That and the Halloween parade are the best in the city. Way more fun than the St. Patrick's Day parade, and I'm half Irish, not gay. But I'd rather watch a bunch of trannys queen it up than a bunch of drunken Irishmen fall all over each other.