Apparently Flash Gordon is not completely dead....

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Apparently Flash Gordon is not completely dead....

Postby Omphalos » Sun May 25, 2008 9:20 pm

....though I find it hard to believe that anyone would want to remake it. Nevertheless, here is a rumor. Not only that, but Variety has reported that there was a bidding war! I would have seriously thought that terrible series by SF Channel (don't get me started on those a-holes) would have killed any enthusiasm for a movie at all.

And, of course, Buck Rogers ain't too far behind.
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Postby SandChigger » Sun May 25, 2008 11:31 pm

Ah fook.

I'm moving to the moon.
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Postby inhuien » Mon May 26, 2008 12:41 am

Don't do that SandChigger you'd only end up in a remake of Space 1999.
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Postby SandChigger » Mon May 26, 2008 1:40 am

You scared me with that link. :shock:

Um, actually, I'm of an age to have watched and remember the series, thanks. But I was afraid there was really a remake afoot. ;)

(Had a bit of a Barbara Bains fixation for a while. Something about wraith-like warmed-over women. :D )

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Postby Pardot Kynes » Mon May 26, 2008 8:28 am

Hey, one of my favorite songs is about Flash!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=wNf9rEPoc8Q
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Postby inhuien » Mon May 26, 2008 12:56 pm

Brian Blessed is so outlandishly funny in Flash Gordon.

Gordon's ALIVE, IVE, IVE, IVE.
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Postby GamePlayer » Mon May 26, 2008 3:18 pm

Gawd, this brings back memories of my early childhood.

FLASH! AAAHHH!

I really have to revisit some of Queen's music. I haven't listened to any of those songs in years. That was some of the best rock music ever made.
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Postby inhuien » Tue May 27, 2008 2:26 am

You're so right GamePlayer, did anyone ever see the tribute concert to Freddie? It was laughably bad insomuch as IIRC only 1 or 2 of the singers came anywhere close to Freddie's Power, range, stage presence and what have you, Annie Lennox and the chap from Wham(his name escapes me).
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Postby Freakzilla » Tue May 27, 2008 4:05 am

What do you mean, Flash Gordon approaching?

Open fire!


Awesome soundtack by Queen.

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Postby Pardot Kynes » Tue May 27, 2008 7:27 am

Here is another song by Queen that was a soundtrack, and is awesome beyond all belief.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnrXiaPVeHY
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Postby GamePlayer » Tue May 27, 2008 11:12 am

inhuien
No, never caught it. Freddie Mercury was one of the greatest live performers of rock music ever, like Robert Plant or Jim Morrison, so it would be nearly impossible to live up to the performance benchmark he set.

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I remember listening to that album many times as a child. Great stuff

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Way ahead of you. Last night I went on YouTube and watched a whole bunch of Queen videos. Fantastic stuff, especially the Highlander soundtrack (one of my all-time favorite film soundtracks).
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Postby Pardot Kynes » Tue May 27, 2008 11:40 am

Did you listed to Seven Seas of Rhye?
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