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The Official Movie Thread

Discussion in 'GMD Social Forum' started by Manic Ferocity, May 4, 2007.

  1. Bloopy

    Bloopy Active Member

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    I watched High Life on a plane. I thought it was ok I guess, but the premise was better than the result. I'm not sure it needed to be non-linear. On flights I always seem to pick the movie with scenes that I hope the passengers behind me don't see. :eek:
     
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    I was a fan, although it’s far from a perfect film. Did a write-up on it, which I can share when I’m home from traveling (has spoilers though).

    I read the novel over the summer—very excited for the adaptation.
     
  3. no country for old wainds

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    yeah i can’t wait. i’d recommend anomalisa too, arguably a misfire but a fascinating and very kaufman-y one.
     
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    CiG Neanderthal Parallax

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    Watched that 2016 movie Little Sister today, nice heartfelt film. Only thing is it's set in 2008 and littered with Obama | Biden campaign images and dialogue and I can't tell if the director is a die-hard fan of Obama or if he's being subversive by pointing out that the whole #change thing was a scam, especially in the context of militarism.
     
  5. no country for old wainds

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    haven’t seen that one but his previous movie white reindeer is pretty good xmas viewing
     
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    Dune news:

     
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    CiG Neanderthal Parallax

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    Sounds promising!
     
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    Yes the original Dune book is a lot to fit into one movie, I'm all for it being split into two.

    I actually bought a copy of Dune published in French when I was studying the language and to my surprise when it arrived it ended at the point where Paul and Jessica flee into the desert, ie what Herbert calls the end of Part 1 in his novel. I wonder if they will follow that structure in the movies.
     
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    CiG Neanderthal Parallax

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    The Irishman is coming to Netflix on November 27th, not sure if it's different for other countries.
     
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    Krigloch the Furious Pants full of poo

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    Terminator was fun as shit
     
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    zabu of nΩd Free Insultation

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    midsommar-movie-poster-md.jpg

    Fucking mesmerizing, and a surprisingly convincing concept for a weirdo cultist society. Both the setting and the cult had such an alien beauty. Also loved all the bizarre rituals. Only minor complaint is it devolves too much into generic horror movie tropes toward the end.



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    I went into this kinda thinking "ugh, I hope this isn't lame like so many historical dramas." Way exceeded my expectations. Just beautiful and meditative. What makes it really interesting as a historical interpretation is how the relative absence of dialogue gets you deeper into the characters' heads, hinting at their inner monologues and the subtle effects of the environment upon them. The Age of Exploration seems like such an overtold story, yet watching this gave me a new appreciation for how utterly weird that whole era was.
     
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    This was definitely my favourite aspect of the film. Usually insanity is presented in a visceral way, but Herzog decided to welcome us inside the subjects and normalise the insanity by letting it slowly unravel. Love him for that.
     
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    Just got back from Parasite. HO. LY. SHIT.
     
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    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    Still doesn't premiere here for another month :(
     
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    at least you get it this year, we have to wait til february
     
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    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

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    Such a great channel.
     
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    Ridiculous...I watched it probably 4 months ago at the cinema here. And usually Australia is behind everywhere else.
     
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