fear and loathing in las vegas

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  1. philski

    philski smoke weed everyday

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    philski smoke weed everyday

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    check out youtube cos you will get loads more on this film.
     
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    safety double safety

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    this is my favourite book of all time. and very strangely the film actually does the book justice
     
  4. philski

    philski smoke weed everyday

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    never read the book but would love to, film is class, if you have ever taken trips before you can relate to the whole film.
     
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    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    is it just me or is johnny depp a fu#king HEAVY actor.... its like he has a completely different personality in every film he is in.... other actors can play completely opposite roles and still seem like they are playing same person
     
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  6. philski

    philski smoke weed everyday

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    yup very true, johnny is the best actor imo, he can act in any role
     
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    The_Jungledon www.FreelanceJunglist.com

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    saw some dude dressed like johnny deps character 'hunter' at a rave years ago, was doing the whole shady walk, long cig holder and all that, looked good and made me look 5 times. lol
    Good film.
     
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    philski smoke weed everyday

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    lol that shit would freak me out
     
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    Evil Empire So Cal Selecta

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    Thats a hilarious flic, kinda on the twisted side as well....if u really want to watch a mind fuck kinda of flic u should check out "momento". :mkay:
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Depp paid for Hunter's send off. Hunter committed suicide and his last wish was for his ashes to be fired from a cannon.

    Hunter loved Depp's depiction of him in the film.

    That said, Hunter was massive, built like a bulldozer, totally opposite to Depp's waif look.

    Ah and remember kiddies, that the book and film were fiction, Hunter said that its events never happened, only 'could have'.

    Have a read of the Hells Angels reportage, its available on the net.

    Oh and Hunter was a major fan of speed. A nasty drug in my opinion but it certainly fueled his style.

    Logikz reminds me of Hunter...
     
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    philski smoke weed everyday

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    youve done your homework i see
     
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    SIRUS 変なひと

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    ^what he said^
     
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    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    film is class!
    but aint gonna read the book cos i dont like readin!lol
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    You're missing out on a world.

    Specifically Hunter's world.

    Fine a copy of Hell's Angels on the net and read it.

    It will change your approach to reading.

    AND you will have literary pretensions = more money and hos.
     
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    dr gonzo in the film is based on a guy hunter knew called oscar zeta acosta, he's written a couple of brilliant books as well, they're both auto-biographical but he writes in a similar chemical fueled style to hunter, i highly recomend anyone reooks by either of these guys
     
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    Indi Tha Original ThreadKilla!

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    There's a documentary called Breakfast With Hunter, which shows the short end of Hunter S Thompson's life, the making of Fear And Loathing and lots of other goodies. Interesting watch.

    I was just really happy they finally decided to go with Terry Gilliam to direct the film, his style really shows and compliment Hunter's ramblings well.

    Hunter himself actually makes a cameo in the film, the bit where Depp's character is dreaming about taking acid in the club toilets with Flea, he sees himself as an old man dressed identically, sitting at a table. The old man is Hunter, adding a ironic twist in the fact that the character in the film really is seeing his real self. That's acid for ya.
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    EVERYBODY IN HERE IS WEARING GOLF SHOES!!
     
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    souljah liquid lover...

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    amazing film even more amazing book
     
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    YOUNG TUNA IT'S ME BITCHES

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    man i should really read to book too
     
  20. Fes Rock

    Fes Rock Nothing..........

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    Dont stop now, we are in Bat Country!

    callsic film

    and hunter is a legend

    RIP :lighter: