The Film Thread

Wanderer

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Overboard with Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn is a good one.

‘Normally you look great. You just don’t now’!

Tried to rewatch Austin Powers, utter tripe! What happened?

School of Rock tonight…
 

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Just watched Hurricane about the Polish pilots who formed 303 Sqn. The film is quite faithful historically but the screenplay is weak.
There's a few stereotypical roles being played, upper English RAF officer, San Izal WAAF etc but its only 100mins long. No need to be any longer.
 

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Just watched Hurricane about the Polish pilots who formed 303 Sqn. The film is quite faithful historically but the screenplay is weak.
There's a few stereotypical roles being played, upper English RAF officer, San Izal WAAF etc but its only 100mins long. No need to be any longer.
A friend of mines Grandfather was one of the most decorated Polish Pilots of WW2. I never met him but my mate said they openly disobeyed orders just so they could kill the Germans regardless of potential loss of life to their squadrons.
He’s Jewish so you can kinda understand why.
 

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A friend of mines Grandfather was one of the most decorated Polish Pilots of WW2. I never met him but my mate said they openly disobeyed orders just so they could kill the Germans regardless of potential loss of life to their squadrons.
He’s Jewish so you can kinda understand why.
Understandable , as there was a shortage of pilots why wouldn't you , what are they going to do about it

That scene in the Battle of Britain where the Polish squadron is on a training flight and one of them spots some Germans and one by one they all peel off until the British officer is forced to join in made me laugh because it's true

 

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Saw A Quiet Place II last night , the experience of the first film was repeated , people sucking popcorn because the silence makes it too noisy to eat it then stuffing their faces when the sound comes back on :D

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Saw A Quiet Place II last night , the experience of the first film was repeated , people sucking popcorn because the silence makes it too noisy to eat it then stuffing their faces when the sound comes back on :D

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saw it last week, at one of those cinemas with sofas and that serve and deliver hot food/drinks to you, didn't stop my wife from properly munching away on pizza and popcorn :rolleyes:, didn't realise that girl is actually deaf in real life
 

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Understandable , as there was a shortage of pilots why wouldn't you , what are they going to do about it

That scene in the Battle of Britain where the Polish squadron is on a training flight and one of them spots some Germans and one by one they all peel off until the British officer is forced to join in made me laugh because it's true

The most appalling aspect of the 'foreign' pilots treatment was after the war, they were given nothing, deported and virtually expunged. No pensions or anything like that. Many had no country to return to and nothing there if they made it home.

I am always happy to spot the Polish builder's vans in London with the wrap on the back doors with the 303 Squadron honours and achievements on it. A sobering reminder to many of the bigots and racists around.
 

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The most appalling aspect of the 'foreign' pilots treatment was after the war, they were given nothing, deported and virtually expunged. No pensions or anything like that. Many had no country to return to and nothing there if they made it home.

I am always happy to spot the Polish builder's vans in London with the wrap on the back doors with the 303 Squadron honours and achievements on it. A sobering reminder to many of the bigots and racists around.
Spotted this at Gurston Down
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Wack61

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The most appalling aspect of the 'foreign' pilots treatment was after the war, they were given nothing, deported and virtually expunged. No pensions or anything like that. Many had no country to return to and nothing there if they made it home.

I am always happy to spot the Polish builder's vans in London with the wrap on the back doors with the 303 Squadron honours and achievements on it. A sobering reminder to many of the bigots and racists around.

The way Poland was treated pretty much , GB went to war to save them from the Nazi's then at the end let the communists take them

My son was telling me something he'd read about German units believing they were going to join with the Americans to fight against the Russians right at the end of the war then being surprised when they were attacked
 

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A Polish man moved to the USA and married an American girl.
Although his English was far from perfect, they got along very well. One day he rushed into a lawyer’s office and asked him if he could arrange a divorce for him.
The lawyer said that getting a divorce would depend on the circumstances, and asked him the following questions;
Have you any grounds?
Yes, an acre and a half and a nice little home.
No, I mean what is the foundation of this case?
It made of concrete.
I don't think you understand. Does either of you have a real grudge?
No we have a carport, and not need one.
I mean, What are your relations like?
All my relations still in Poland
Is there any infidelity in your marriage?
We have hi-fidelity stereo and good DVD player.
Does your wife beat you up?
No, I always up before her.
why do you want this divorce?
She going to kill me.
What makes you think that?
I got proof.
What kind of proof?
She going to poison me. She buy a bottle at drugstore and put it on shelf in bathroom. I can read, and it say:
Polish Remover.
 

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There's a Polish supermarket in Warrington , reminds me of the way things used to be in the 70s , a proper delicatessen with a choice of 40 types of ham and cheese and things you'd never see in a UK supermarket , the problem is the labels are all polish so I have no idea what some of them are
 

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There's a Polish supermarket in Warrington , reminds me of the way things used to be in the 70s , a proper delicatessen with a choice of 40 types of ham and cheese and things you'd never see in a UK supermarket , the problem is the labels are all polish so I have no idea what some of them are
Just try some :)

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