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  • Forum Post: What are the worst movies castings ever made?

    Posted 09/06/2013 09:16:26 EDT

    And who can forget:

    Kevin Costner as Robin Hood

    Keanu Reeves as Buddha

    Maddona as missionary nurse in "Shanghai Surprise"

     

  • Forum Post: What are the worst movies castings ever made?

    Posted 09/06/2013 09:04:36 EDT

    Other forgettable, or memorable, roles. John Wayne as Genghis Khan Brad Pitt as Achilles Matt Damon and Heath Ledger as Brothers Grimm I bet if they were offered the same roles today, they would laugh more »

  • Forum Post: What are the worst movies castings ever made?

    Posted 09/06/2013 08:56:47 EDT

    Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone in Godfather Part 3. She surprised me as director of the quite good Lost in Translation though.

    more »

  • Forum Post: What is the funniest movie of all-time?

    Posted 04/08/2012 11:00:49 EDT

    OK, you've got Dr. Strangelove on the list. But Peter Sellers, one of my all time favorite, has a few more that should be included:

    - The Mouse That Roared

    - The Pink Panther

    - The Party

    - Being There

    more »

  • Forum Post: Cost basis for dividend reinvestment

    Posted 02/10/2012 10:35:50 EST

    Thanks for the correction. I'll check Form 8949. Hope it is not too complicated. more »

  • Forum Post: Cost basis for dividend reinvestment

    Posted 02/08/2012 10:31:55 EST

    In Response to Re: Cost basis for dividend reinvestment: [QUOTE]In Response to Cost basis for dividend reinvestment : Dear fairnsquare: You are correct, it does apply to mutual funds and it is a GIANT more »

  • Forum Post: Your favorite tear-jerker songs?

    Posted 02/07/2012 01:57:48 EST

    All by Bob Dylan: - Bob Dylan's Dream - If You See Her, Say Hello - It Ain't Me, Babe - Just Like A Woman - Mississippi - Red River Shore - Simple Twist Of Fate - You're A Big Girl Now http://www.song more »

  • Forum Post: Cost basis for dividend reinvestment

    Posted 02/07/2012 10:38:35 EST

    For over a decade, I have purchased shares of a stock periodically, and have reinvested the cash dividends for more shares. Now I want to gradually sell off some shares, using the Specific Identificat more »

  • Forum Post: Famous folks from Cambridge?

    Posted 11/27/2011 11:12:39 EST

    Roxbury and South Boston are neighborhoods of Boston. If they are considered to be "other towns", shouldn't JP, North End, Beacon Hill, etc. all be included? more »

  • Forum Post: Famous folks from Cambridge?

    Posted 11/27/2011 11:07:12 EST

    Henry Louis Gates Jr. and James M. Crowley

    And many residents here:

    http://www.mountauburn.org/national_landmark/history.cfm more »

  • Forum Post: Famous folks from Wellesley?

    Posted 11/18/2011 10:07:39 EST

    Like the Newton list, there are very few minorities represented. Why Newton and Wellesley, and not Evert, Chelsea, Brockton, etc.? Do "Famous folks" only come from these snobby rich towns? Won't "Famo more »

  • Forum Post: Famous folks from Newton?

    Posted 11/18/2011 09:46:08 EST

    "As far as not having enough minority residents, you have a good point. Do you have any in mind?"

    I'm not a reporter, nor am I on Globe's payroll. You are. more »

  • Forum Post: Famous folks from Newton?

    Posted 11/16/2011 12:12:57 EST

    Very few are still Newton residents, and even fewer are minorities. Why and why? more »

  • Forum Post: Who should be the Bostonian of the Year?

    Posted 11/11/2011 09:40:00 EST

    With so many "worthy" candidates in 2011, it is difficult to name a single one. - Sal DiMasi - John J. “Jack’’ O’Brien - Michael E. McLaughlin - Upper Crust owner Jordan Tobins - "not guilty" drunk dr more »

  • Forum Post: Your thoughts on our new scariest movies list?

    Posted 10/14/2011 09:15:47 EDT

    I've watched maybe half of the top 20, and 2% of the rest. I'm not a fan, and can't comment on the list. But I find the "Scare factor" write up very entertaining, like a very brief but excellent perfo more »

  • Forum Post: Your favorite/least favorite movie remakes?

    Posted 10/14/2011 01:49:00 EDT

    How can a remake list not include the following: The Magnificent Seven from Seven Samurai. It launched the stardom of Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Eli Wallach, and Robert Vaugh. A Fis more »

  • Forum Post: Best Buffalo wings in New England?

    Posted 09/23/2011 01:06:28 EDT

    "Amusing that they just re-'published' a list from 2009.  Look at the first comments... they are all from two years ago." That's what you get for free at boston.com. Perhaps bostonglobe.com has an upd more »

  • Forum Post: Who should make the Most Stylish Bostonians list?

    Posted 09/19/2011 08:51:23 EDT

    "Cynthia Brezeal has HUGE legs and Alan Bilzerian has enormous feet!" And a few others also have "elephant" legs. Perhaps the models are actually well "endowed", but the way the photos were shot only more »

  • Forum Post: Whole Foods is replacing Hi-Lo Foods

    Posted 06/03/2011 01:02:05 EDT

    Who were arrested? For WF, or against? more »

  • Forum Post: What is your favorite movie remake?

    Posted 04/08/2011 01:57:47 EDT

    How can a remake list not include the following: The Magnificent Seven from Seven Samurai. It launched the stardom of Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Eli Wallach, and Robert Vaugh. A Fis more »

  • Forum Post: Your favorite romantic movies?

    Posted 02/03/2011 12:40:18 EST

    Wasn't there a recent contest here and Casablanca won hands down? At least this time When Harry Met Sally is included in your list. more »

  • Forum Post: Movies that inviove snowbound insanity?

    Posted 01/31/2011 04:46:07 EST

    "Cohen brothers"? more »

  • Forum Post: Your favorite Chinese food in the Boston area?

    Posted 01/04/2011 01:33:07 EST

    "First off, chicken teriyaki, pork fried rice, crab rangoon & low mein are NOT Chinese food. Second, once you actually eat Chinese food you simply can't stomach the swill that we get at typical "Chine more »

  • Forum Post: What are some of the best and worst things about Boston?

    Posted 11/09/2010 01:20:47 EST

    Best things: mandatory health insurance (good for the long run), hospitals (numerous and renowned), students (wealthy consumers) Worst things: mandatory health insurance (unregulated high premiums), h more »

  • Forum Post: Weed killer/spray

    Posted 08/07/2010 07:42:11 EDT

    Round-up will kill weeds, AND almost all vegetation it is sprayed on. The trick is to spray it on ONLY the weeds, but not on your tomatoe plants :-) more »

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