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« Reply #14340 on: November 23, 2014, 05:32:36 PM »

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« Reply #14341 on: November 23, 2014, 05:39:59 PM »

You should watch it eight times until you fully get it. Clear space on that busy schedule of yours (and what is it, exactly, that takes up so much of your time?)
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I loved it the first time, second time + repeat viewings makes it one of my favorite movies (uhhggg PTA  Kiss )

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« Reply #14342 on: November 23, 2014, 05:52:51 PM »

All That Jazz - 9/10
Fuckin' great. Seen it a few times now, still holds up

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« Reply #14343 on: November 23, 2014, 06:02:54 PM »

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I - 8/10 - Better than Catching Fire for a few reasons. One: moving away from the gladiatorial fantasy killings to rather grim war violence. Two: making Katniss a pawn of cynical revolutionaries, so she's the protagonist but not exactly the hero, seems a rather ballsy move (at least by blockbuster standards). Much darker than the previous two and all the better for it.

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« Reply #14344 on: November 24, 2014, 06:01:49 AM »

Pickup on South Street (1953) I love watching Thelma Ritter in this. 10/10
 

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« Reply #14345 on: November 24, 2014, 07:45:51 AM »

Posting here.
Demonstrably untrue: http://www.fistful-of-leone.com/forums/index.php?action=profile;u=158;sa=statPanel

You can get away with lying to make a funny only if you're Oscar Wilde. You did get a laugh out of Drink, apparently, but then, he's a bit dim.

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« Reply #14346 on: November 24, 2014, 09:05:05 AM »

haha look who's talking here, DJ, the guy who has posted more than anyone else
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« Reply #14347 on: November 24, 2014, 09:09:26 AM »

You did get a laugh out of Drink, apparently

don't discount what an achievement that is

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« Reply #14348 on: November 24, 2014, 11:01:49 AM »

My point being that when Groggy says he spends all his free time posting here (and thus is unable to rewatch the films he should) he is not saying true. And it's easily proved.

And what was I saying about a member of this board being dim?

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« Reply #14349 on: November 24, 2014, 04:30:59 PM »

When did you morph into Titoli? I'll admit, I could post more on here between 4:00 and 6:00 in the morning.

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« Reply #14350 on: November 24, 2014, 06:32:45 PM »

Altman (2014) - 6.5/10
Pretty dull documentary, it's essentially a bunch of YouTube clips spliced together with long scenes of Altman's movies... everything from his early TV work to A Prairie Home Companion. Every now and then there's someone who has worked with Altman featured in a 5 second clip with their definition of "Altmanesque" (Robin Williams, Lily Tomlin, PT Anderson, Philip Baker Hall). It's basically a movie about how great Altman is. It's saved because almost the entire narrative is clips of Altman interviews, not others endlessly praising him. Worth a viewing just for Altman's greatness (one of the few directors I like more than Leone), but for more in depth information  on the director ...just read a book.

It's 95 minutes, and about 5 minutes are dedicated to just showing a sped-up version of The Player's opening shot, yet barely any mention of 3 Women (probably his best film). So yeah, lots of useless filler.

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« Reply #14351 on: November 25, 2014, 12:02:50 AM »

Out of Sight (1998)

5 out of 5 for me.

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« Reply #14352 on: November 25, 2014, 05:44:19 AM »

The Offence (1972) - 7.5/10

Surprising find, as I didn't know about this movie until recently... Sean Connery could act. I never thought I'd say/write that in my lifetime, although I had my suspicions. He's not a great actor but has a spectrum of roles he can/did cover very well. Here the movie flows pretty slow until the reveal-it-all end, one can easily get lost in all the innuendos being tossed around, that and other dialogues/monologues which often aren't very self-explanatory. The ending however, makes it well worth if you ask me, plus Connery and Bannen have a great chemistry together. Actually, Bannen's even better than Connery, and the fact that in the end they don't reveal whether he did it or not works wonderfully for him. Dark movie.

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« Reply #14353 on: November 25, 2014, 05:58:14 AM »

The Offence (1972) - 7.5/10

Surprising find, as I didn't know about this movie until recently... Sean Connery could act. I never thought I'd say/write that in my lifetime, although I had my suspicions. He's not a great actor but has a spectrum of roles he can/did cover very well. Here the movie flows pretty slow until the reveal-it-all end, one can easily get lost in all the innuendos being tossed around, that and other dialogues/monologues which often aren't very self-explanatory. The ending however, makes it well worth if you ask me, plus Connery and Bannen have a great chemistry together. Actually, Bannen's even better than Connery, and the fact that in the end they don't reveal whether he did it or not works wonderfully for him. Dark movie.
Thanks. Blu-ray ordered!

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« Reply #14354 on: November 25, 2014, 04:16:22 PM »

Saw The Offence about a year ago. I was underwhelmed; it seemed an interesting performance in search of a worthwhile film.

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