Widow

Drama queens must check their tiaras at the door.
User avatar
ed
Posts: 34359
Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 11:52 pm
Title: Rhino of the Florida swamp

Widow

Post by ed » Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:02 am

Chick looses her husband in an air crash in the Congo. 3 Years later evidence surfaces that he IS ALIVE!!!!
Zombies? Derivative drama? Film school project?
You decide.

I give this like 1 star.

God in a Machine is not just a phrase. It lives.
Spoiler:
Thing is that the husband was NEVER ON THE PLANE!!!
Right.
The motivation of the characters is bizarre. The husband, after realizing that he escaped death is too shook up to call his wife. FOR THREE YEARS!!! Then one conversation is enough to make him go public with what he knows about the conspiracy which involves a general in the congolese airforce (!) and some sort of mining. I could never figure out what the fuck they are mining except the mine looks like what you would expect in an african shithole. Wet red clay and kids digging with sticks.

Why would anyone ever go to africa? Jeebus. Rwanda and the Congo. A daily double of shitholeness.

They pulled the ending out of their asses. Made up bullshit that didn't even pretend to be credible.

Just sad, they clearly spent a lot on this thing but the story was horrid. Horrid and stupid.
Wenn ich Kultur höre, entsichere ich meinen Browning!

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 73771
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago

Re: Widow

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:34 pm

Why would anyone ever go to Africa?
To make money, Old Boy.

Image
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
shemp
Posts: 5436
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm
Title: stooge

Re: Widow

Post by shemp » Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:33 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:34 pm
Why would anyone ever go to Africa?
To make money, Old Boy.

Image
Rhodes should have been hanged upside down from his balls, with his head dipping into a piranha-infested river.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 73771
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago

Re: Widow

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:55 pm

Yeah OK, but I still answered ed's question correctly. 8)
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
shemp
Posts: 5436
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm
Title: stooge

Re: Widow

Post by shemp » Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:25 pm

Wasn't suggesting you were wrong. Merely a comment about one of the worst scumbags ever.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

User avatar
Doctor X
Posts: 69549
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:09 pm
Title: Collective Messiah
Location: Your Mom

Re: Widow

Post by Doctor X » Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:19 am

Then there was this king of Belgium. . . .

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

WS CHAMPIONS X4!!!! NBA CHAMPIONS!! Stanley Cup! SB CHAMPIONS X6!!!!!!

User avatar
ed
Posts: 34359
Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 11:52 pm
Title: Rhino of the Florida swamp

Re: Widow

Post by ed » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:06 am

All of which is fine and good but their collective crimes fade into irrelevance when placed in the shadow of .... Widow
Wenn ich Kultur höre, entsichere ich meinen Browning!

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 73771
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago

Re: Widow

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:51 am

ed wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:06 am
All of which is fine and good but their collective crimes fade into irrelevance when placed in the shadow of .... Widow
The same observations may be made about the Babar books.

That's a series of children's books set in the Belgian Congo.
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
shemp
Posts: 5436
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm
Title: stooge

Re: Widow

Post by shemp » Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:26 pm

Doctor X wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:19 am
Then there was this king of Belgium. . . .

--J.D.
That's why I didn't say Rhodes was the worst, only one of the worst.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

User avatar
Giz
Posts: 1728
Joined: Mon Jul 12, 2004 5:07 pm
Location: UK

Re: Widow

Post by Giz » Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:09 pm

To be fair, his name was Cecil. You’d probably feel driven to do some crazy stuff in order to get taken seriously if you were named that.

He’s lucky they named the country Rhodesia and not Cecilia, Cecilannia, Cecilphalia?