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Archive for May, 2008


 

 

nowhereman: There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.

nowhereman: There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be.
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Across the Universe

Shipped on 05/30/08. An American girl (Evan Rachel Wood) and a British lad (Jim Sturgess) fall in love amid the upheaval of the 1960s in this musical featuring classic Beatles songs and a mix of live action and innovative animation. On an excursion to America, Liverpool dock worker Jude (Sturgess) falls ...
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nowhereman: "It looks like Don Quixote got stoned and made up a building." -- Sydney Pollack (may he rest in peace) describing the Bilbao Art Museum
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nowhereman: Ordered my Roku/NetFlix box. Like Brandon says, “Chris, you’re the ultimate gadget guy.”

nowhereman: Ordered my Roku/NetFlix box. Like Brandon says, "Chris, you're the ultimate gadget guy."
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Selection

The biggest complaint about the new Roku NetFlix box in almost every review I've read seems to be the selection. But the people spouting this lament only get there by comparing apples to oranges and not Apples to Rokus. These unsatisfiable gluttons look at NetFlix's library of 100,000 physical DVDs ...
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nowhereman: The Roku NetFlix box runs linux and we now have Roku on record saying “We do want to open the platform up”. http://tinyurl.com/5l9zmd

nowhereman: The Roku NetFlix box runs linux and we now have Roku on record saying "We do want to open the platform up". http://tinyurl.com/5l9zmd
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More to Come?

Ever since Roku unveiled their new NetFlix Player last week, people have been wondering if this box could ever be made to do more. Could some future software update bring YouTube abilities to it? Or could it be made to play content from a local media server in your ...
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Charlie Wilson’s War

Shipped on 05/27/08. Texas congressman Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) sets a series of earth-shaking events in motion when he conspires with a rogue CIA operative (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in an Oscar-nominated role) to aid Afghan mujahedeen rebels in their fight against the Soviet Red Army. Julia Roberts, Emily Blunt and Amy ...
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NetFlix RSS

This is pretty nifty. NetFlix publishes a plethora of RSS feeds for it's subscribers. I can get feeds for my queue, what movies I have checked out, personalized recommendations, customer reviews (presumedly for things in my queue, I'm not entirely sure yet). And of course there are dozens of ...
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nowhereman: My Monday shirt is looking pretty tattered. I think it’s time to put it out to pasture and make it a weekend shirt.

nowhereman: My Monday shirt is looking pretty tattered. I think it's time to put it out to pasture and make it a weekend shirt.
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