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LUV: Life and Death in Baltimore

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Anyone going to watch [i]LUV[/i], a new film starring Common, Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover and Charles S. Dutton? It takes place in the suburbs of Baltimore and concerns the life of a boy, Woody Watson, living in BAltimore with his grandmother. His family torn apart by the brutal circumstances of life in the ghettos of Charm City, he yearns to see his family reunited. When his uncle (Common) is released from prison, Woody clings to him as a role model. The uncle tries to turn a new page, but finds himself falling back into the underworld of Baltimore once more. Woody must make a choice about the direction he wants to take his life.
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[quote name='CosmicRedPanda' timestamp='1358547519' post='1316979']
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Sounds like a good flick, Poe. May have to check this out.[/i][/font]
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Thanks. it's now airing at AMC Theatres!
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[quote name='flaccopoe' timestamp='1358548726' post='1316993']
Thanks. it's now airing at AMC Theatres!
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[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]What a crock of crap!! It's not playing anywhere in Indiana. *sighs* I'll see if it's playing in Cincinnati.[/i][/font]
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I think I found the underworlds of Baltimore a couple nights ago while coming home from Johns Hopkins!! All I know is that I'm sure the people around me would have loved for me to stop my car, but I ran every red light! That's the second time I've gotten lost coming back from the hospital since I've been here, and you'd think I'd know by now!

I have not heard of this movie, but it sounds very interesting. :)
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[quote name='CosmicRedPanda' timestamp='1358549487' post='1317011']
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]What a crock of crap!! It's not playing anywhere in Indiana. *sighs* I'll see if it's playing in Cincinnati.[/i][/font]
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It might be playing in Gary. But Cincinatti is much closer to Rushville.
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[quote name='flaccopoe' timestamp='1358550907' post='1317026']
It might be playing in Gary. But Cincinatti is much closer to Rushville.
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[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Country Club Hills, Illinois[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Crestwood, Illinois[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Chicago, Illinois[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Dearborn, Michigan[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Southfield, Michigan[/i][/font]

[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Those are my options. Looks like I'll be waiting to catch the DVD.[/i][/font]

[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]:([/i][/font]
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[quote name='CosmicRedPanda' timestamp='1358551318' post='1317033']
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Country Club Hills, Illinois[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Crestwood, Illinois[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Chicago, Illinois[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Dearborn, Michigan[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Southfield, Michigan[/i][/font]

[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]Those are my options. Looks like I'll be waiting to catch the DVD.[/i][/font]

[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i] :([/i][/font]
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Sorry to hear that! I suppose that's the price you pay for living in the country...
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[quote name='Ragin'Raven' timestamp='1358550822' post='1317024']
I think I found the underworlds of Baltimore a couple nights ago while coming home from Johns Hopkins!! All I know is that I'm sure the people around me would have loved for me to stop my car, but I ran every red light! That's the second time I've gotten lost coming back from the hospital since I've been here, and you'd think I'd know by now!

I have not heard of this movie, but it sounds very interesting. :)
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I rode on the bus through what had to have been what you describe. Started in downtown Baltimore and went to the big shopping mall with my former gf at her request when we were down to watch a game from Canada.

I've never seen anything like that before in my life, where I'm from in Canada and where I've been in Canada we just don't have anything like that. I was on high alert the entire time and super paranoid. I likely over blew the situation but I was borderline terrified.
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[quote name='Ravens<3' timestamp='1358559449' post='1317135']
Definitely plan on checking this out!
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Glad I gave you the scoop!
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[quote name='Bltravens' timestamp='1358554161' post='1317066']
I rode on the bus through what had to have been what you describe. Started in downtown Baltimore and went to the big shopping mall with my former gf at her request when we were down to watch a game from Canada.

I've never seen anything like that before in my life, where I'm from in Canada and where I've been in Canada we just don't have anything like that. I was on high alert the entire time and super paranoid. I likely over blew the situation but I was borderline terrified.
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Nah, you ever rolled in Downtown East Side? Vancouver has a pretty crazy underground, to name just one Canadian city.
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[quote name='flaccopoe' timestamp='1358559892' post='1317139']
Glad I gave you the scoop!
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*high five* :D
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[quote name='Bltravens' timestamp='1358554161' post='1317066']
I rode on the bus through what had to have been what you describe. Started in downtown Baltimore and went to the big shopping mall with my former gf at her request when we were down to watch a game from Canada.

I've never seen anything like that before in my life, where I'm from in Canada and where I've been in Canada we just don't have anything like that. I was on high alert the entire time and super paranoid. I likely over blew the situation but I was borderline terrified.
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Nah, you ever rolled in Downtown East Side? Vancouver has a pretty crazy underground, to name just one Canadian city. Every city has its dark side, from New York City to Nairobi.
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[quote name='Ravens<3' timestamp='1358560228' post='1317147']
*high five* :D
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You from Baltimore, right? You'll recognize all the locations!
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[quote name='flaccopoe' timestamp='1358560369' post='1317150']
Nah, you ever rolled in Downtown East Side? Vancouver has a pretty crazy underground, to name just one Canadian city. Every city has its dark side, from New York City to Nairobi.
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Ya East Hastings is not pretty. I just haven't been to Vancouver so I left it off my little "list" so to speak :P. I'm mostly situated around the prairie provinces and have done some travel out east. The prairies have their own issues but nothing like what I saw in Baltimore.
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[quote name='flaccopoe' timestamp='1358560423' post='1317152']
You from Baltimore, right? You'll recognize all the locations!
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Yuuupp, that's gonna be cool. Do you know the exact locations where they filmed?
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[quote name='Bltravens' timestamp='1358560615' post='1317155']
Ya East Hastings is not pretty. I just haven't been to Vancouver so I left it off my little "list" so to speak :P. I'm mostly situated around the prairie provinces and have done some travel out east. The prairies have their own issues but nothing like what I saw in Baltimore.
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There's a huge difference between rural and urban life!
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[quote name='Ravens<3' timestamp='1358560899' post='1317159']
Yuuupp, that's gonna be cool. Do you know the exact locations where they filmed?
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Tried looking that up, couldn't find it. I imagine the Baltimore press would have mentioned it.
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