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Offline serious crayons

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Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« on: September 29, 2019, 11:09:51 pm »
... I was looking at the birthdays and noticed that what I at first thought was Jake Gyllenhaal was turning 35. That was kind of shocking. Then I realized, no, that was JakeGyllenhaalic.
 
The real Jake Gyllenhaal is 38. Older (right?) than Jack Twist lives to in Brokeback Mountain. If the movie were made today, he and Heath could play their older roles without synthetic sideburns.  But Ang would to have used CGI technology like in that new Scorsese movie to make them look younger in the early scenes.


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Re: Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2019, 05:48:33 pm »
 :o Thanks for pointing this out, friend!
Too much to do. . .I don't have time to get old!

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Re: Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2019, 05:51:04 pm »
... I was looking at the birthdays and noticed that what I at first thought was Jake Gyllenhaal was turning 35. That was kind of shocking. Then I realized, no, that was JakeGyllenhaalic.
 
The real Jake Gyllenhaal is 38. Older (right?) than Jack Twist lives to in Brokeback Mountain. If the movie were made today, he and Heath could play their older roles without synthetic sideburns.  But Ang would to have used CGI technology like in that new Scorsese movie to make them look younger in the early scenes.

If you go "by the book," he's got another year. Jack was 39.
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Re: Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2019, 08:57:16 am »
If you go "by the book," he's got another year. Jack was 39.

It's confusing. I thought the same, but I double checked my memory on google, and it differed. It said the movie covered 20 years, so Ennis was 39, but that the last scene took place some time after Jack's death.

But if you mean by the book as in the actual words of the short story, then of course that would be the correct answer.




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Re: Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2019, 09:10:09 am »
But if you mean by the book as in the actual words of the short story, then of course that would be the correct answer.

Yeah, that's why I used the quotes. Sorry if that was obscure. Either way, it's ... disheartening.
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Re: Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2019, 02:31:47 pm »
This doesn't make me feel ancient, but other things do.  LOL


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Re: Not to make anybody feel ancient, but ...
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2019, 02:44:50 pm »
It always struck me that both were 19 in 1963, the same age as me. So, if they were real and still alive, they would now be 75  :(