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Old 05-23-2000, 03:50 PM   #1
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In reviewing the topics under "Who should play Him", I realized that there have been alot of movies made that could use some soundtrack improvement, as well as Lightfoot songs that could be made into feature films.

For example, some combinations mentioned in other threads:
A Feature film of 'The Wreck'
The inclusion of 'Boss Man' on the soundtrack for the 'Molly Maguires'

I also think that Gord's superior ability in writing about the Sea uniquely qualifies him to have had creative control for the sound track of the much hyped film, 'The Perfect Storm'. Somehow, he was overlooked.

In addition, I think that the movie 'City of Angels' could have used a touch of 'I'm not supposed to Care'.

Do you guys have anyother ideas?
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Old 05-23-2000, 03:50 PM   #2
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In reviewing the topics under "Who should play Him", I realized that there have been alot of movies made that could use some soundtrack improvement, as well as Lightfoot songs that could be made into feature films.

For example, some combinations mentioned in other threads:
A Feature film of 'The Wreck'
The inclusion of 'Boss Man' on the soundtrack for the 'Molly Maguires'

I also think that Gord's superior ability in writing about the Sea uniquely qualifies him to have had creative control for the sound track of the much hyped film, 'The Perfect Storm'. Somehow, he was overlooked.

In addition, I think that the movie 'City of Angels' could have used a touch of 'I'm not supposed to Care'.

Do you guys have anyother ideas?
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Old 05-27-2000, 04:47 PM   #3
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Yes there are two songs that i think would be good for GL songs
One is CAT TAILS AND SOMETHING EVERY SPECIAL TO ME.
Both have that cool tropical breeze to it

I can picture a love story set in the Bahamas
when i here Something special ect well e-mail me is you would like talk to you later bye bunny

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Old 05-27-2000, 04:47 PM   #4
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Yes there are two songs that i think would be good for GL songs
One is CAT TAILS AND SOMETHING EVERY SPECIAL TO ME.
Both have that cool tropical breeze to it

I can picture a love story set in the Bahamas
when i here Something special ect well e-mail me is you would like talk to you later bye bunny

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Old 01-15-2004, 11:50 AM   #5
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There are some war movies out there that could use 'Summer Side Of Life', 'Drink Yer Glasses Empty' and 'Protocol'. And it doesn't half to be at the beginning or the end either. They might could fit in between.

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Old 01-15-2004, 11:50 AM   #6
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There are some war movies out there that could use 'Summer Side Of Life', 'Drink Yer Glasses Empty' and 'Protocol'. And it doesn't half to be at the beginning or the end either. They might could fit in between.

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Old 01-15-2004, 12:31 PM   #7
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Old 01-15-2004, 03:16 PM   #9
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quote:Originally posted by brink:
HAVE
So there you have it
Dunkin' Duncan/Douglas
Better stop you're over use of smilies and learn how to spell
from the master himself
"Why can't we all be brothers
Why can't we live in peace
But the hands of the have-nots
Keep falling out of reach!
Note that Gord wrote have-nots not half-nots
not even half-knots!!!
It's (k)not that difficult surely
you just have to think with half a brain

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Old 01-15-2004, 03:16 PM   #10
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quote:Originally posted by brink:
HAVE
So there you have it
Dunkin' Duncan/Douglas
Better stop you're over use of smilies and learn how to spell
from the master himself
"Why can't we all be brothers
Why can't we live in peace
But the hands of the have-nots
Keep falling out of reach!
Note that Gord wrote have-nots not half-nots
not even half-knots!!!
It's (k)not that difficult surely
you just have to think with half a brain

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Old 01-15-2004, 07:53 PM   #11
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DMD3,

Here's a deal, you go ahead and delete your C@thy topic as Char1, the moderator, has requested and everyone will stop goofing on your spelling. I know that you really know how to spell and are just kidding but others may not be as perceptive as us old dumb ass guys, know what I mean.
And if you're not sure how to delete a topic that you started, just ask.

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Old 01-15-2004, 09:12 PM   #12
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DMD3:

You are enthusiastic and very supportive of this discussion group. I enjoy reading many of your posts.

We're not all ganging up for a cyber-beating on you, but I have to agree about deleting that C@thy post thing. My computer locked up. Is it possible that you can't get into it to delete it?

Please continue to be a part of this group. I have one word of advice, though. Humor is a very subjective thing. Just like some folks never look as good in a photo as they do in person, some humor isn't as funny to the reader as it was to the writer. But hey! If any of us never got told stuff like this, we wouldn't know to tell it to you.

Just remember this: Everything can teach you something if you let it.

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Old 01-15-2004, 11:44 PM   #13
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My two choices would be the more recent adaption of the film,"Of Mice and Men",featuring John Malkovich. Watch it and I think you may agree.

The other is a lesser known film called,"Smoke Signals",which came out in 1998. It's about 2 modern day young indian men who travel by bus to Phoenix,AZ to claim the body of one of the young mens' father who has passed on. They're Hopi,so I wouldn't reccomend "Cherokee Bend". A lot of other songs would most likely fit. "Endless Wire" comes to mind. Those are my picks,anybody got further ideas? Been me,later!

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Old 01-16-2004, 08:04 AM   #14
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quote:Originally posted by Brian 57:
DMD3:

You are enthusiastic and very supportive of this discussion group. I enjoy reading many of your posts.

We're not all ganging up for a cyber-beating on you, but I have to agree about deleting that C@thy post thing. My computer locked up. Is it possible that you can't get into it to delete it?

Please continue to be a part of this group. I have one word of advice, though. Humor is a very subjective thing. Just like some folks never look as good in a photo as they do in person, some humor isn't as funny to the reader as it was to the writer. But hey! If any of us never got told stuff like this, we wouldn't know to tell it to you.

Just remember this: Everything can teach you something if you let it.

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The Internet Explorer has been down on these school computers so I can only use Netscape. And it locks up on netscape, so I can't get in there to delete it right now.

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Old 01-16-2004, 08:04 AM   #15
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quote:Originally posted by Brian 57:
DMD3:

You are enthusiastic and very supportive of this discussion group. I enjoy reading many of your posts.

We're not all ganging up for a cyber-beating on you, but I have to agree about deleting that C@thy post thing. My computer locked up. Is it possible that you can't get into it to delete it?

Please continue to be a part of this group. I have one word of advice, though. Humor is a very subjective thing. Just like some folks never look as good in a photo as they do in person, some humor isn't as funny to the reader as it was to the writer. But hey! If any of us never got told stuff like this, we wouldn't know to tell it to you.

Just remember this: Everything can teach you something if you let it.

Brian



The Internet Explorer has been down on these school computers so I can only use Netscape. And it locks up on netscape, so I can't get in there to delete it right now.

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Old 01-16-2004, 04:05 PM   #16
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Old 01-19-2004, 10:41 PM   #18
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quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
My two choices would be the more recent adaption of the film,"Of Mice and Men",featuring John Malkovich. Watch it and I think you may agree.

The other is a lesser known film called,"Smoke Signals",which came out in 1998. It's about 2 modern day young indian men who travel by bus to Phoenix,AZ to claim the body of one of the young mens' father who has passed on. They're Hopi,so I wouldn't reccomend "Cherokee Bend". A lot of other songs would most likely fit. "Endless Wire" comes to mind. Those are my picks,anybody got further ideas? Been me,later!




Of Mice And Men is a good choice, but which Gord song would/should they choose to play?
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quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
My two choices would be the more recent adaption of the film,"Of Mice and Men",featuring John Malkovich. Watch it and I think you may agree.

The other is a lesser known film called,"Smoke Signals",which came out in 1998. It's about 2 modern day young indian men who travel by bus to Phoenix,AZ to claim the body of one of the young mens' father who has passed on. They're Hopi,so I wouldn't reccomend "Cherokee Bend". A lot of other songs would most likely fit. "Endless Wire" comes to mind. Those are my picks,anybody got further ideas? Been me,later!




Of Mice And Men is a good choice, but which Gord song would/should they choose to play?
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Old 01-20-2004, 06:12 AM   #20
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I always wished Gord had written an origional score for a movie. He has the formal education for it in music theory and orchestration. I'm sure he got offers, but probably nothing sparked him that much. I'm refering to an entire score, not just a song or two. It would have been interesting to hear what he came up with.
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Old 01-20-2004, 06:12 AM   #21
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I always wished Gord had written an origional score for a movie. He has the formal education for it in music theory and orchestration. I'm sure he got offers, but probably nothing sparked him that much. I'm refering to an entire score, not just a song or two. It would have been interesting to hear what he came up with.
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Old 01-20-2004, 05:13 PM   #22
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Well DMD 3,in the case of,"Of Mice and Men",I went through this site's alphabetical list of GL songs and I think these would apply nicely.

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Cobwebs & Dust
Drifters
Forgive Me Lord (closing credits)
Go My Way
Heaven Don't Deserve Me
Is There Anyone Home?
Long River
Redwood Hill
Spanish Moss (??)
The Soul Is The Rock

I think I picked pretty well!
So,I'll see ya later George! I gotta go feed the rabbits George! George is my friend!

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Old 01-22-2004, 01:17 PM   #23
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I think Blackhawk Down should've played "Drink Yer Glasses Empty" somewhere in that movie.

I haven't heard this song, not even a sample, but having read the lyrics "May I" seems like it would belong in a childs movie.
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I think Blackhawk Down should've played "Drink Yer Glasses Empty" somewhere in that movie.

I haven't heard this song, not even a sample, but having read the lyrics "May I" seems like it would belong in a childs movie.
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Old 01-22-2004, 02:06 PM   #25
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Gord's "May I" uses kid's games & phrases as a metaphor for the mental games that adults play when it comes to love,relationships and physical attraction. If you think about it,getting to an equal level with the opposite (or in some cases) same gender in these situations is just like a game. One false move or mistake and you lose or have to start over.

As for being in a kids movie,I think any of the 1970's live action Disney films would fit well. I'd pick,"Escape To Witch Mountain". A film I fondly recall but I also feel should be re-made for todays kids,seeing how it's now 30 years old this year. It's been me,later!

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