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The Official Movie Thread

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

  1. Bloopy

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    Can't say I've seen many movies on the social media theme. Although the virtual world in Ready Player One was called a game, I liked that it resembled more of a social virtual world like Second Life. One RYM reviewer suggested watching the VRchat was a mistake video to see a more realistic virtual world, haha. But I reckon Ready Player One's recycled pop culture lands it in the ballpark of what that shit will look like in the future.
     
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    CiG Sand Boondie ist Krieg!

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    Ingrid Goes West was fun in a very vapid kind of way. Definitely not great though by any means, could have been way better if it was treated more darkly.
     
  3. no country for old wainds

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    personal shopper (eligible for the 2016 list) uses a text conversation to drive a crucial horror/suspense scene, not sure if that counts though.

    actually a more fitting 2016 movie would be nerve. less fb/twitter/insta than a version of twitch i suppose, but it’s more interesting and modern than it was given credit for IMO
     
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    Oops didn't notice you asked for good ones :lol:
     
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    Veering into a particular form of social media, I thought Netflix's Cam (2018) was pretty good. Granted it's social media for pervs, but the premise was cool.
     
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    Good call. RP1 isnt a great movie but the premise of trading real life for a virtual world was mostly well handled.
     
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    This one had a very similar premise to the Black Mirror ep but BM did it way better.
     
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    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

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    Read a fairly good review of this from someone who's opinion I generally trust. Wasn't even watching in full screen and the Blue Screen of Death moment damn near gave me PTSD.
     
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    “A four-hour-long nightmare comedy”: why Ari Aster can perfect cinema’s most misused genre.
    :yow:
     
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    "gamechanging" lol
     
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    But dude he made a horror film... in daylight!
     
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    Takes gusto to copy hostel and Texas chainsaw massacre in one movie
     
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    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    First Herman Yau film I've seen since Ebola Syndrome. Good to know he's still clinically insane.
     
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    that final chase is nutsssssss

    you couldn’t really get two more different climaxes than the movies you just posted lol
     
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    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    Well I kinda watched the second movie because I needed something loud after the first one :p
     
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    Other than making bad movies he might be an idiot too? :lol:
     
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    Tarantino is just talking gibberish.
     

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