2 thoughts on “Gladiator, Up At the Villa, Committed, I Dreamed of Africa, The Virgin Suicides, 2000

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    September 18, 2019 at 1:31 am

    Despite the disagreements, is it just me, or does Roger seem a little ill at ease, exaggerated, forced (e.g. flailing arms, forced smiles at the wrong times, loud registers in voice, facial expressions, wild tilts of the body), and rude to Joyce (e.g. cutting her off to get his points through without completely listening to her, shouting at her, boxing gestures towards the end)?

    I also think that Joyce is one of his best co-hosts in terms of spontaneity, fervour, verbal wit, insights, and chemistry, and would have been a great permanent host.

    Roger’s argument for Gladiator is cringe-inducing and he was unnecessarily condescending and harsh to Joyce.

    • old fashioned guy
      October 2, 2019 at 12:14 pm

      Couldn’t agree with you more Jesse, Gladiator’s a great film and Joyce is quite right about the Oscar predictions for the film, Roger thinks Gladiator is overrated, well let me tell you what is the most overrated film of the year, Emperor’s New Groove, so live long and suck it!!

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