Recent content by mountainman

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    James May's Big Trouble in Model Britain

    Thank you for mentioning it!
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    [26x02] Feb. 24, 2019

    Another entertaining episode. Formulaic, yes, but with plenty of originality. I've enjoyed both episodes' guests so far. Too bad they never said whether Matt "saw the elephant."
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    [26x01] Feb 17, 2019

    This is a very entertaining episode. Classic Top Gear style. I feel like I've come home again.
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    2018 Monaco Grand Prix

    I hate this Grand Prix. There might have been a race going on behind the advertising but you'd not know it by the camerawork. Typical scene: (1) Camera on advertising billboard. (2) Pan down to race track, cars enter view. (3) Follow cars until out of view. (4) Pan to another advertising...
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    [01x01] November 18th, 2016

    I like The American but I also liked Top Gear Stunt Man so I may be in the minority.
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    Meet the man who brings Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson to life in Farsi

    I thought it was interesting that Top Gear was so popular in Iran that the man who did Jeremy's voice-over was treated like a celebrity, and that the Russian threat tweet is pretty funny. Few new threads about Top Gear [2002-2105] are going to contain new material.
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    Meet the man who brings Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson to life in Farsi

    March 13, 2015 article:
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    Ben Collins Stunt Driver

    I watched it last night. The premise that compels Ben Collins to drive and review several cars is farfetched. (Think "And then our producer gave us a challenge." dialed up to 11.) But the driving, the cars, and the photography are very good. Iain May is one of the cinematographers. Top Gear fans...
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    Ben Collins Stunt Driver

    November 2015 movie: "Ben Collins sets out on a mission to find the perfect stunt car for an epic, high octane car chase. " The single review suggests that Top Gear fans will like it. I'll find out this evening.
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    [Official] Clarkson announces new show! / Amazon Video [Hammond & May too]

    Perhaps it's time for a new as-yet-unnamed TV show section and a new spoilers section?
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    Richard Hammond's Jungle Quest

    Two special one-hour episodes to be broadcast on Sky 1 HD in September 2015.
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    2015 Grand Prix du Canada

    mountainman goes to the race mountainman goes to the race My friend Jim sent me the following about his wife Alex and daughter Jane: Jane did not guess what you were doing today, even though I supplied her with clues: (1) It's something unusual. (2) It's in Montreal. (3) It's with Mr. Mitch...
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    2015 Grand Prix du Canada

    Circuit Gilles Villeneuve First Grand Prix: 1978 Number of Laps: 70 Circuit Length: 4.361KM Race Distance: 305.27KM Lap Record: 1:13.622 by Rubens Barrichello (2002) - - - Updated - - - I'm starting the thread early because I've got tickets! It'll be my first one. Any advice for a noob?
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    2015 Spanish Grand Prix

    Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya First Grand Prix: 1991 Number of Laps: 66 Circuit Length: 4.655KM Race Distance: 307.104KM Lap Record: 1:21.670 by Kimi R?ikk?nen (2008) 2015 Qualifying: 1 Rosberg 1:24.681 2 Hamilton 1:24.948 3 Vettel 1:25.458 4 Bottas 1:25.694 5 Sainz Jnr...
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    2015 Bahrain Grand Prix

    Bahrain International Circuit First Grand Prix: 2004 Number of Laps: 57 Circuit Length: 5.412KM Race Distance: 308.238KM Lap Record: 1:31.447 by Pedro de la Rosa (2005)