Citrojim's Ka, Saxo and Bike Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Xantianut » 03 May 2015, 22:21

:gt: :taz: :eek1: :dom:

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 04 May 2015, 05:54

I enjoyed the 2010 version but the wax on, wax off scene has gone :( (now coat on, coat off) and the final fight scenes were poorly executed and contrived... To me the final fight was a huge disappointment... Dre should have been disqualified for the final head kick.

They could have done so much better...

The basic story running through the film was quite touching and cute...

Must now watch an earlier version...

Fist full film I've watched in years!

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 04 May 2015, 07:51

CitroJim wrote:I enjoyed the 2010 version but the wax on, wax off scene has gone :( (now coat on, coat off) and the final fight scenes were poorly executed and contrived... To me the final fight was a huge disappointment...


same old same old!!! they can never recreate/remake films as good as the originals IMO,
i think you will be even more disappointed with the 2010 version after watching the original
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 04 May 2015, 08:01

I must now get the original Malcolm.. When was the original released? I want to make sure I get the right one....

That final fight.. It was awful.. Our new juniors could have done it much better...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by DickieG » 04 May 2015, 08:12

Hell Razor5543 wrote:Does anybody have a cobra so that CitroJim can practise his reflective skills?!?

What type of Cobra, AC or fang?

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 04 May 2015, 08:14

DickieG wrote:
Hell Razor5543 wrote:Does anybody have a cobra so that CitroJim can practise his reflective skills?!?

What type of Cobra, AC or fang?


All I can say is the only Cobra I want to reflect in is of the AC variety!

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by myglaren » 04 May 2015, 09:29

this looks like the original, cheap as chips too.
It says 2005 but I think that refers to the DVD release, the film was released in 1984.

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 04 May 2015, 09:30

with a goooogly search it says the original KK was 1984

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Karate_Kid


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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 04 May 2015, 09:38

Already bought :-D

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 04 May 2015, 18:17

Both cars given a full routine check today.... Nothing to report... :-D

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 07 May 2015, 04:14

Finally watched the original 1984 Karate Kid last evening... That's better :-D Rather enjoyed...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 07 May 2015, 08:57

CitroJim wrote:Finally watched the original 1984 Karate Kid last evening... That's better :-D Rather enjoyed...


glad you liked it hun, so did you gain any tips in progressing to a higher level then

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 07 May 2015, 09:11

citronut wrote:
CitroJim wrote:Finally watched the original 1984 Karate Kid last evening... That's better :-D Rather enjoyed...


glad you liked it hun, so did you gain any tips in progressing to a higher level then


No, karate in real life is nothing like it's portrayed in KK Malcolm.. I was actually rather upset that the initial portrayal of Karate was somewhat brutish, aggressive and attacking. It is nothing of the sort as Mr. Myagi quite rightly pointed out and that did come out later...

There was some good moments in the fight scenes I thoroughly enjoyed..

I loved the bit where Mr. Myagi goes for flies with his chopsticks and states that he who can catch a fly with chopsticks can accomplish anything...

The whole atmosphere of the film reminded me of Debbie Does Dallas but without the nudity and shagging...

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Post by addo » 07 May 2015, 10:09

Does it have a funky guitar soundtrack with wah-wah pedal? :shock:

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Post by Stickyfinger » 07 May 2015, 10:11

addo wrote:Does it have a funky guitar soundtrack with wah-wah pedal? :shock:


Never knew Peter Frampton did naughty movies ?