Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

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Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by brian » Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:05 pm

Showgirls (1995)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Starring: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon
Running Time: 131 minutes
Budget: $45 million
Box Office: $37.8 million
Streaming availability: Appears to be none.
On-demand/PPV: $2.99/$3.99 on Amazon/most streaming, cable services
Start Time: 9 p.m. (movie starts at 9:10 p.m.)

(I've never seen this movie. I'm pretty psyched to do a movie I haven't seen.)

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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 17 9 PM ET

Post by A_B » Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:23 pm

Real genius should be in the queue.
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Post by EdRomero » Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:37 pm

Swamp Quarantine Circle Jerk!

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Post by brian » Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:56 pm

EdRomero wrote:
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Swamp Quarantine Circle Jerk!
Not using my Zoom account for that.

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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 17 9 PM ET

Post by Johnny Carwash » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:01 pm

Have never seen it, either.

(Showgirls, not brian jerking off.)

(I mean, not that either...)
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 17 9 PM ET

Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:18 pm

I feel like the overwhelming majority of us will b seeing it for the first time.

And, you can direct your ire to me when its over, as this was my suggestion.
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 17 9 PM ET

Post by Pruitt » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:38 pm

Oh, it is so fucking bad!

And there's tits in it as well.

So, so bad.
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Post by Johnny Carwash » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:57 pm

Pruitt wrote:
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And there's tits in it as well.
Shit, would have seen it if I had known.
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 17 9 PM ET

Post by Giff » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:58 pm

Another one I've never seen.
Muh.

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:59 pm

Johnny Carwash wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:57 pm
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Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:38 pm
And there's tits in it as well.
Shit, would have seen it if I had known.
This. This is a good post.
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Post by brian » Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:00 pm

I'm looking forward to augmenting my vast knowledge of the Las Vegas strip club industry.

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Post by sancarlos » Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:14 pm

I have seen it in all it's glory. On the negative side, Elizabeth Berkley is a poor actress. On the positive side, she spends much of this film being nekkid.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:18 pm

To the point that you kind of start forgetting to care about boobs by the end.
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 17 9 PM ET

Post by bfj » Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:19 pm

The 17th is a Friday.
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Post by brian » Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:46 pm

Thanks I edited the title. It is still Thursday.

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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by Johnnie » Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:50 pm

"See, darling, you really are a whore."

Gina Gershon was the chick when I was 12 that made me go "Holy shit, I fucking love brunettes now." And her lips are incredible. I had just never seen a chick with a face like hers.

Then she did a movie called Bound with Jennifer Tilly that is still an all timer because of their sex scene.

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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by Johnny Carwash » Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:26 pm

Yeah, Gina Gershon was hot as fuck (and judging by an image search, still looks pretty good in her mid-50s). And I say this without having seen Showgirls.

Was going to say she is the type where if you described her to someone else, wouldn't sound that hot, but then watch her and you get it.
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by The Sybian » Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:48 am

Am I the only one who saw this movie when it came out? Sophomore year of college, and the excitement we all had to see Jessie Spano naked in sex scenes was must see material. It was sooooo bad, nobody cared about anything other than how painfully bad it was. The big sex scene had everyone laughing out loud at the horrible acting.
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by EdRomero » Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:35 pm

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Am I the only one who saw this movie when it came out? Sophomore year of college, and the excitement we all had to see Jessie Spano naked in sex scenes was must see material. It was sooooo bad, nobody cared about anything other than how painfully bad it was. The big sex scene had everyone laughing out loud at the horrible acting.
It was very exciting coming out. It was supposed to be the next Basic Instinct but with the nerd form Saved by the Bell -- what's better than that. I remember junior year in college, they played the movie on E! all the time and they forgot to blur out the boobs in the background. Good times.

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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by mister d » Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:56 pm

Is it commonly accepted that Jessie was clearly ranked 3rd of the 3, or is my anti-tall bias showing?
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Post by A_B » Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:10 pm

mister d wrote:
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Is it commonly accepted that Jessie was clearly ranked 3rd of the 3, or is my anti-tall bias showing?
Well some of us actually can used as a marker for correct social distancing unlike you. And I think Jessie was very hit or miss depending on the hairstyle.
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Post by The Sybian » Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:07 pm

mister d wrote:
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Is it commonly accepted that Jessie was clearly ranked 3rd of the 3, or is my anti-tall bias showing?
Yes, and height wasn't a factor.
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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

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A_B wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:10 pm
mister d wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:56 pm
Is it commonly accepted that Jessie was clearly ranked 3rd of the 3, or is my anti-tall bias showing?
Well some of us actually can used as a marker for correct social distancing unlike you. And I think Jessie was very hit or miss depending on the hairstyle.
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Post by EdRomero » Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:50 am

1. Back then it was a big deal to see any actress get naked.
2. Seeing the nerdy girl in a show becoming a slut is fun.
3. So what if she was the 3rd hottest on the show? You take what you can get.

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Post by mister d » Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:59 pm

Oh, I "watched" it for sure (if you know what I mean), just wondering if that opinion was the consensus.
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Post by brian » Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:52 pm

What’s your guys’ take on skipping next week because of the NFL Draft?

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Post by A_B » Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:43 pm

Do draft day at 6 pm.
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Post by brian » Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:50 pm

A_B wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:43 pm
Do draft day at 6 pm.
That was judged to be the most mediocre movie of the 2010s by the NYT and that sounds about right. It’s not something I’m eager to see again though the I get your thought.

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:05 am

brian wrote:
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What’s your guys’ take on skipping next week because of the NFL Draft?
We can push back a week.

I found what looks like a pause point for tonight's feature, will post details later today.
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Post by brian » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:10 am

I can see both points. It's about as close to actual live sports content as we're likely to get for a little while, so don't really want to make anyone choose.

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Post by rass » Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:20 pm

I (bought the DVD and) would prefer we push it off a week.
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Post by brian » Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:22 pm

rass wrote:
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I (bought the DVD and) would prefer we push it off a week.
OK, I'm sold. Hell, I haven't watched the draft since Fisher was taken #1 overall, so this will be the first time in about a decade for me.

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Post by rass » Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:25 pm

brian wrote:
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rass wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:20 pm
I (bought the DVD and) would prefer we push it off a week.
OK, I'm sold. Hell, I haven't watched the draft since Fisher was taken #1 overall, so this will be the first time in about a decade for me.
Yeah, I've probably sat down and watched all (most) of night one only once in that same time range, but I'm excited for the event of this year's edition.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:53 pm

There are MGM and United Artists roll-ins, then the movie starts. For simplicity, we'll just start prior to the MGM logo/lion roar.

Tonight's pause point will be around the 1:04 mark. Elizabeth Berkeley gets into a car while holding a bouquet of roses outside of a casino, then the screen fades to black, which is when we'll pause.
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Post by sancarlos » Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:52 pm

Instead of leaving a Swamp event to go eat dinner, tonight, with regrets, I'm going to miss the event to make dinner. I've never made chicken parmigiana before, but with the help of Cerrano's new grandfather's video, I think I can swing it. (Pretty sure the missus will be really tired of my fake italian accent by the end of dinner.)
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Post by brian » Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:56 pm

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Instead of leaving a Swamp event to go eat dinner, tonight, with regrets, I'm going to miss the event to make dinner. I've never made chicken parmigiana before, but with the help of Cerrano's new grandfather's video, I think I can swing it. (Pretty sure the missus will be really tired of my fake italian accent by the end of dinner.)
Whenever I make anything Italian, I say "gabbagool" at least a half-dozen times and that will never change.

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brian wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:56 pm
sancarlos wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:52 pm
Instead of leaving a Swamp event to go eat dinner, tonight, with regrets, I'm going to miss the event to make dinner. I've never made chicken parmigiana before, but with the help of Cerrano's new grandfather's video, I think I can swing it. (Pretty sure the missus will be really tired of my fake italian accent by the end of dinner.)
Whenever I make anything Italian, I say "gabbagool" at least a half-dozen times and that will never change.
I think you should identifying yourself in the third person as "Chef (last name, but Italian-izing the pronunciation in a very bad Italian accent)" throughout the cooking process.
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Post by brian » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:42 pm

Feel like I'm going to be filling in a gap in my cinematic knowledge tonight.

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Post by brian » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:43 pm

Also, I was pleasantly surprised to learn it is free on-demand if you have Starz by the way (I could have sworn I checked last week and that wasn't the case so may have just been added in last few days).

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Re: Swamp Quarantine Movie Night - Showgirls (1995), Thursday, April 16 9 PM ET

Post by tennbengal » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:01 pm

Ok, I am in and on. I have it frozen on the lion MGM screen. Someone remind me to cancel Starz free trial before next Thursday at 9.

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