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The film starts with Sinbad (genie) in his lamp/man cave. There were purple curtains or blankets on the wall. A large round bed and a TV across from it. Sinbad saunters over, sits on the bed with two waiting female genies hanging out with him. Sinbad says, “let’s see what’s on TV” and turns it on via remote.
It zooms in as the opening credits roll on the TV. The song that played reminded me of the theme of THE ADDAMS FAMILY movie, but it wasn’t the same tune. I don’t recall hearing it on MTV or the radio, but if I heard it today, I’d know it.
Once the credits are over, the main family is moving in to a new house because the dad got a better job. The son (12ish) automatically doesn’t like his neighbor because the boy over there (7ish) sprayed him with a squirt gun and made a face. The next-door kid also played Teddy, Michelle’s friend on FULL HOUSE. The new kid (I’m going to just call him John from now on, because I don’t remember his name), is about to walk over when his little sister (7ish) says, “leave him alone. He’s just a baby.” I loved that line because she was roughly the same age and I thought it was cute.
originally posted by: Brotherman
Or he's mistaken by the movie Kazaam starring Shaquille O'Neil its about a genie and from the same time period
originally posted by: Dinnedwiththedevil
IF and that's a big if, this Mandela stuff is true
So, the question that’s actually on everyone’s mind: If parallel universes are not so parallel after all, will we macroscopic beings one day be able to interact with the other universes in our neighborhood?
“It’s not a part of our theory,” said Wiseman. “But, if a force does exist between parallel worlds, you can start to wonder, what if that force is not exactly how we’ve written it down. The idea of interactions with other universes is no longer pure fantasy.”
It opens up doors, so to speak.
originally posted by: AlbanArthur
a reply to: Profusion
I remember learning the word buxom in vocabulary class and the model the teacher used was Marilyn Monroe.
There was no Sinbad genie movie called Shazam. However, Sinbad did dress up like a genie before. A Twitter user recently discovered an old picture of Sinbad on TV with this costume. The costume jogged Sinbad's memory, and he stated that he once hosted an afternoon of Sinbad the Sailor movies on TNT. During this event, he wore a genie-like costume, which resembles the outfits the fictional Sinbad wore.
Apparently, these fans have been so determined to prove a negative for so long that it's frustrated Sinbad -- and after this week's story went live and thrust the "controversy" into the spotlight, he's been getting inundated with messages on Twitter. Eventually, he just figured "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," and said he would make the movie "so we can close this chapter."
This case goes far beyond "faulty memory." You can't have memories of something that never existed.
Study: Half of people "remember" events that never happened
Ever find yourself caught up in a vivid memory of an event that, you later realize with confusion, didn’t really happen the way you thought? According to new research by psychologists at the University of Warwick in the U.K., you are far from alone.
The study demonstrated that about half of individuals will come to believe a fictional event occurred if they are told about that event and then repeatedly imagine it happening.
More than 400 people participated in the study, led by professor Kimberley Wade.
The study experimented with implanting fake (but relatively harmless) memories, such as taking a childhood hot-air balloon ride, pulling a prank on a teacher, or causing trouble at a family wedding, into the minds of study participants. Researchers told them about the imaginary events as if they were real, and about 30 percent of participants appeared to “remember” it happening, even elaborating on how it occurred and describing details of what it was like. Another 23 percent showed signs of accepting the story to some degree, the researchers said.
The study highlights the slippery nature of human memory, and is just the latest in a growing body of research looking into how memories form and how they can be manipulated.