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Old 02-05-20, 06:40 PM
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RIP Kirk Douglas

103! That's a long life!

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Old 02-05-20, 06:41 PM
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Oh... this should be interesting. People were wondering what the reactions would be about this just the other day.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

Rip.

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I will go on the record to say he was awesome in Spartacus. That shouldn't be lost in the shitshow to come.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

“I am Spartacus!”
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

The Final Countdown is probably my favorite with him in it.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

I was never a Kirk Douglas fan, but Out of the Past, Paths of Glory and Ace In the Hole are 3 all time favorites.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

Two Weeks in Another Town is the secret “sleeper” of his career. It’s one of his finest movies and nobody has seen it or talks about it.

Also, as an old man he played a dying man opposite Michael J Fox in a comedy where they were quarreling over an inheritance. Greedy is the title. He played a dying old man...and that was 26 years ago!!!
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

Originally Posted by rocket1312 View Post
I was never a Kirk Douglas fan, but Out of the Past, Paths of Glory and Ace In the Hole are 3 all time favorites.
All favorites of mine too. Not many actors play both the hero and the villain. RIP.
Old 02-05-20, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by rocket1312 View Post
I was never a Kirk Douglas fan, but Out of the Past, Paths of Glory and Ace In the Hole are 3 all time favorites.
I like those too. And Lust For Life.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

He wasn't one of my favorite actors, but I liked a lot of his movies and have enjoyed almost every performance of his that I've seen.

Detective Story is another of his lesser mentioned movies that's really good.

And he was 103! That's a great run!
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I think that his last great roles were in The Man from Snowy River.

I need to pull that one out and watch it again.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

Originally Posted by B5Erik View Post
He wasn't one of my favorite actors, but I liked a lot of his movies and have enjoyed almost every performance of his that I've seen.

Detective Story is another of his lesser mentioned movies that's really good.

And he was 103! That's a great run!
Wow, YOU, of all people, shouldn't be rushing in here to praise this guy at the time of his death.
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

This might have been his final big role in a theatrical release back in 2003



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Oh... this should be interesting. People were wondering what the reactions would be about this just the other day.
Yeah, everyone is going to be waiting for what, if anything, comes from Natalie Wood's family.
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Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
This might have been his final big role in a theatrical release back in 2003
Might have?
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Might have?
Let's see what he's got lined up for 2020.
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Wow, YOU, of all people, shouldn't be rushing in here to praise this guy at the time of his death.
Honestly? I don't even know what the story is with Kirk. It must have happened before I was born, which was over a half century ago.

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Old 02-05-20, 08:11 PM
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Yeah, everyone is going to be waiting for what, if anything, comes from Natalie Wood's family.
Natalie Wood is trending more on Twitter than Kirk Douglas right now...
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Lana Wood is still alive and kicking. She was waiting outside in the car for hours when it happened. This could get ugly.
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Was there a quote from Lana Wood somewhere that she wasn't going to name the man who did it while he was still alive?
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Didn't know this part of the story. Robert Downey Jr. is rumored to have anonymously named Kirk years ago:

https://gawker.com/5893793/did-rober...-a-brutal-rape
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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas

RIP to a Hollywood legend. Living 24 years post stroke is pretty amazing and going into his 100s.

For the record, I'm not familiar with the Natalie Wood rape story. But, I see there are many on Twitter who want to piss on his grave.
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Natalie Wood? I thought that was Robert Wagner. I can't keep all the Hollyweird scandals straight.

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