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The Official Movie Thread

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

  1. rms

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    Watched Old last night...Christ this was bad. Seems like a big direction change from the graphic novel, too. We know the twist is coming and he still misses :lol:

    And finally got to see Raw...missing alot of the fuss around it other than just purely grotesque in a way that was worth watching. Maybe I'll see it again sometime. Her new one is playing here so that would be nice to sneak out and see some more weird shit :lol:
     
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    the circle jerk every shyamalan movie gets from a certain sect of people is so insane lol

    i just mildly like raw myself but titane looks intriguing. won the palme at cannes too for what it’s worth.
     
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    man those reviews are ridiculous :lol: maybe next week I can catch a show of Titane
     
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    oh god
    these clearly bat-shit-crazy-people are giving the exact-same type of reviews as the dumb-asses who thought Batman v Superman was "psychologically deep"
    its really hilarious
    clearly M Night is just pushing what he can do in his movies, but he's really just pushing to push as opposed to pushing in a specific direction
    these people are reading way too much into his movies

    i remember saying that the target audience for Quentin Tarantino's movies is really just Quentin Tarantino and these dumb-ass movie reviewers are making me realize that M night is really just doing the same

    now
    don't misunderstand me here
    i personally love Quentin's movies and i love Unbreakable and i even kinda like M Night's other movies
    but to suggest that either director is making movies for anyone other than himself is kinda ridiculous at this point
     
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    CiG R.I.P. David Gulpilil

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    I like Awkwafina, she was so surprisingly good in The Farewell. Knowing she's a comical sidekick in that new MCU movie motivates me to see it.

    Last night I watched Wonder Woman 1984, what a pile. Terrible script, terrible acting, terrible attempt at getting the period down convincingly. Wasted opportunities like getting a killer 80's pop or synth soundtrack. Boring premise, Gal Gadot is wooden as fuck like always. At one point early on Kristen Wiig drops some papers and says to a guy nearby "I know, walk much?"

    Jenkins gets points for outdoing the first movie, I didn't think she could possibly do worse. Proved the world wrong.
     
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    Haha and I thought the first one was bad. I walked out of the cinema halfway through.
     
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    Vegard Pompey ALLY TO GOOD, NIGHTMARE TO YOU

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    I actually thought this was amazing and am surprised to hear that a lot of people hated it. It managed to be both its own thing and an extension of the series. And if it's anything like the series I won't fully grasp how good it is until I watch it a couple more times.
     
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    Last night I kicked off my October horror marathon with In the Mouth of Madness. Fucking awesome movie. Watching the original Child's Play tonight.
     
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    Kicked off October with one of my favorites:

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    I can't take this seriously.
     
  13. CiG

    CiG R.I.P. David Gulpilil

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    lol.

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    Last night I watched Martin. Fucking rules and is a great thematic precursor to The Transfiguration. One of Romero's best.
     
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    actual convo i just had with my mother:

    her: when's that film coming out you want to see?
    me: dune?
    her: oh i thought it was this month
     
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    CiG R.I.P. David Gulpilil

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    Rewatched Teeth the other day, such a good movie. Feels like a Jared Hess movie that got twisted into a "social commentary" comedy horror. The scenes of violence in Teeth are still some of the most cringe-inducing I've ever seen, way more than anything I've seen in movies trying really hard to be sadistic.

    It's offbeat, clever without being pretentious, and graphic as fuck when it needs to be. Recommended for anybody into black comedies with blatant but well-executed messaging. The final act has one of the most fucked up yet funny scenes ever put to film, haha.

    I also rewatched Cronenberg's Shivers last night and for the first time I finally saw Keoma. Both ruled.
     
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    The Last Duel has been described as

    so, um, no i'm not watching that
     
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    Thoughts on this?

    Its flaws are pretty major. Overlong and over-expository to the point of self-indulgence, rehashing the same upskirt jokes (funny as they are) and anti-religious imagery again and again. And although the length of the movie (4 hours!) does serve a purpose, putting the would-be lovers through the wringer in a manner of Shakespearean proportions, the eventual denouement still somehow manages to seem rushed.

    Having said that, I was still massively entertained. It felt fresh, subversive and frequently hilarious. I get a lot of Midsummer Night's Dream influence (Koike as Puck). And the kid playing Yu is absolutely brilliant, throwing himself into everything with complete abandon.
     
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    sono is one of my favourite active filmmakers and that’s his greatest film, but he has many unique gems. i’d highly recommend following up with the likes of guilty of romance, himizu, love and peace and why don’t you play in hell.
     

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