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26 February 2010
4.58am
iCaramba
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In another thread some of you discussed your favorite bits from the Anthology documentary. Since there were so many priceless moments in the film, I thought it would be a good idea to have a place to share them.

Here are just a few of my best bits:

~ George Martin discussing A Day In The Life

~ "Ringo played football with Elvis"

~ Talking about how stoned they were filming Help! (esp. in the director's cut... more details)

~ "We've been together now for 40 years..."

26 February 2010
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This is a no brainer for me! It contains simply the best bit of Beatle footage that exists: The Shea Stadium performance of I'm Down.  I could watch that forever.  Ther sheer fun John and George are having is magical to witness.

"If we feel our heads starting to swell.....we just look at Ringo!"
26 February 2010
1.19pm
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I watched Anthology today after I borrowed it from the university library. It's great. The only criticism i have is that they showed performances of the same songs over and over (mainly All My Loving and Twist And Shout) and in some cases cut performances off early. Other than that, it has a great collection of Beatles footage. My favourite bit was probably when Ringo said something but wasn't sure so said Paul might know, then Paul started talking about it then said George Martin might have more info, so it cut to George Martin looking blankly then cut straight back to Paul. Hilarious direction (I'm currently studying to be a director). I loved the way they edited it so it seemed like they were answering each other. Especially when the each gave a different answer to each question. It was so long ago (although Anthology itself is around 15 years old) I'm not surprised their memories occasionally fail them.

26 February 2010
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Oh man I love anthology.

 

One moment that stuck out for me was when Ringo was talking about using his cymbals for "protection" because he was scared they were gonna try to assassinate him up in Canadaland...

Also the aforementioned "Paul might know." "George Martin might know." ".__."

Definately enjoyed the talking about Help!  ("We ran like seven miles to smoke a joint...")

Actually, anytime they mention drugs I seem to get a kick outta it.  Idk why, they just seem to do some majorly hillarious things when under the influence 😛  "What's the worst thing you can do before meeting The Queen?"  "This."

 

I think it was either halfways through or towards the end where Paul started giving all his interviews on a boat, and me and the rest of the youtube commenters (watched it there because I'm a cheapskate) couldn't stop speculating the random of it all.

"Paul, we gotta film this documentary."
"LET'S DO IT ON A BOAT!"
"But Pau--"
"COME ON IT'LL BE GREAT, I'LL DRIVE."
"Paul our cameraman is getting seasick."
"FRIGGEN LOVE MY BOAT."

"I'd like to end up sort of unforgettable."
26 February 2010
2.49pm
iCaramba
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^

lol ~ Yeah, the randomness of Cap'n Paulie is hilarious! Maybe he thought it would add a bit of Scouse authenticity... after all, they're a sea-faring lot!

 

mjb said:

This is a no brainer for me! It contains simply the best bit of Beatle footage that exists: The Shea Stadium performance of I'm Down.  I could watch that forever.  Ther sheer fun John and George are having is magical to witness.


 

omg! I love that part!! It always makes me think we're getting a little peek into what it must have been like in Hamburg. Just a peek a-hard-days-night-john-3, but still unbelievably cool!

27 February 2010
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Alissa
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Is it a crime that I have yet to see Anthology? a-hard-days-night-paul-1

But, by the sounds of it, I can't wait! Heard about it, yes, seen many, many clips, yes, but never the whole documentary. But, mjb, I know where you're coming from with I'm Down! So adorable! John's inability to finish the lines and George's grin, is just too much!

Tongue, lose thy light. Moon, take thy flight… see ya, George!
28 February 2010
8.42am
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iCaramba said:

 Even though it's not a comprehensive history and even though the boys are not always 100% accurate with some facts, it's just a delight to hear/watch them tell the story. You'll love it!


 I love some of those bits. I can't recall anything specific but you get something like George saying: "When we did
Revolver in sixty five" and I'm screaming at the TV "It wasn't 65, it was 66". Or they'll say that a particular track was off an album that it wasn't.

Their memories are quite frightening at times, but then they were a) in a goldfish bowl, and, b) under the influence !

"If we feel our heads starting to swell.....we just look at Ringo!"
3 April 2010
11.40pm
iCaramba
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Oh, you are blissfully unaware of those insanely misguided fools who publicly protested Obama's health care plan by holding rallies all over the U.S. and comparing our president to Hitler? Lucky you... sadly, I was forced to hear about them every night on the news.

This shows you what idiots they are:

This is what most of us think of them:

(Warning: graphic language)

The funniest thing about the self-named Teabaggers is that they tried to invoke the spirit of the Revolution (think Boston Tea Party), but the joke was on them.... most of us just thought of this definition of the term: http://www.urbandictionary.com.....teabagging

 

4 April 2010
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iCaramba said:

Oh, you are blissfully unaware of those insanely misguided fools who publicly protested Obama's health care plan by holding rallies all over the U.S. and comparing our president to Hitler? Lucky you... sadly, I was forced to hear about them every night on the news.

This shows you what idiots they are: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....ASS1qFAIQ8

This is what most of us think of them: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....vsMFN9P8AU (Warning: graphic language)

The funniest thing about the self-named Teabaggers is that they tried to invoke the spirit of the Revolution (think Boston Tea Party), but the joke was on them.... most of us just thought of this definition of the term: http://www.urbandictionary.com.....teabagging

 


 

Hahaha! "Fox News: America's only non-corrupt news network." I wonder if they know what the healthcare reforms actually are? I would assume not. I know from researching it on the internet, because it's not that big a deal outside of America. Every other country has good healthcare (compared to America's anyway). When you said teabaggers, I was also think of that other definition, which is what confused me. I don't know who Bill Maher is but that was funny! I've noticed that there doesn't seem to be any right-wing comedians, probably because they wouldn't be funny.

Anyway, this is slightly off topic...

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