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« #16920 : March 29, 2017, 08:46:22 PM »


You give this a 7/10 and every two-bit piece of crap with Dutch angles gets a 10/10? Bullmotherfuckingshit!

 ;D ;D ;D


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« #16921 : March 30, 2017, 02:13:21 AM »

Rise of the Footsoldier (2007): British crime flic/bio-pic about the rise of Carlton Leach from a hooligan to a bouncer to a career criminal, ending with murder of 3 of his associates, the so-called Rettendon murders, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rettendon_murders. Extremely violent, ugly & graphic movie (I guess it could be called exploitation?), but it doesn't try to glamorize or make any of the characters sympathetic. 7/10

Saw it years ago, but watched the 'Extreme Extended Edition' blu-ray this time round (which also has an interview with the real Carlton Leach).


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« #16922 : March 30, 2017, 03:01:30 AM »

;D ;D ;D

Agreeing with drinkanddestroy is not a good thing,  ;D ;D ;D ;D


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« #16923 : March 30, 2017, 03:31:39 AM »

Agreeing with drinkanddestroy is not a good thing,  ;D ;D ;D ;D

Is drink who's agreeing with me, man. You know I've been telling you as much and more well before his today's amazed observation. And anyway that movie is about 8 and 9/10, just as the novel.


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« #16924 : March 30, 2017, 03:37:54 AM »

Is drink who's agreeing with me, man. You know I've been telling you as much and more well before his today's amazed observation. And anyway that movie is about 8 and 9/10, just as the novel.

Exactly why I'm  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D, you're both touched in the head, the movie could have lost the whole bank robbery angle or greatly diminished it and given way more time to Mitchum and the dives around South Boston, THAT would have bumped it up to an 8 or 9.

....and it's not an amazed observation it's a crazed observation.   ;D ;D ;D ;D

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« #16925 : March 30, 2017, 03:42:56 AM »

The Iceman (2012) Michael Shannon plays a mob contract killer in this Noir biopic of Richard Kuklinski. 8/10


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« #16926 : March 30, 2017, 07:44:24 AM »

Is drink who's agreeing with me, man. You know I've been telling you as much and more well before his today's amazed observation.

Do you read the noir threads, man? I've been harrassing CJ for the past 5 years on giving every crappy noir a 10/10. This is just the first time I've done it from the opposite angle, harrassing him for giving an actual good movie a too-low rating  >:D


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« #16927 : March 30, 2017, 08:14:24 AM »

And while we're on the subject of Gripes Against CJ, listing The Long Goodbye as a Dave Grusin credit is highly misleading, as he didn't write anything for the John Williams score, he was just a performer on it.



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« #16928 : March 30, 2017, 12:28:42 PM »

Do you read the noir threads, man? I've been harrassing CJ for the past 5 years on giving every crappy noir a 10/10. This is just the first time I've done it from the opposite angle, harrassing him for giving an actual good movie a too-low rating  >:D

You've been harassing him for his noir (or presumed such) ratings. I've been bashing him for labeling noir (and consequently high-rating them) what is not noir but he likes labeling as such just because it has some "dutch angle" and such trifles.


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« #16929 : March 30, 2017, 02:35:49 PM »

Noir is in the eye of the beholder, I don't give a rats ass of your opinions.  ;D


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« #16930 : March 30, 2017, 02:37:29 PM »

And while we're on the subject of Gripes Against CJ, listing The Long Goodbye as a Dave Grusin credit is highly misleading, as he didn't write anything for the John Williams score, he was just a performer on it.

True, he was just a performer, fixed.


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« #16931 : March 30, 2017, 02:43:16 PM »

Noir is in the eye of the beholder, I don't give a rats ass of your opinions.  ;D

You and the rat (and the ass) ought to go to an optometrist.


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« #16932 : March 30, 2017, 02:47:39 PM »

You and the rat (and the ass) ought to go to an optometrist.

The film could lose most of the bank robbery sequences, and added more Mitchum, more Boston and it would have been better film. The cinematography was nothing special. I've never been that impressed with it. That's my opinion, live with it.  ;)

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« #16933 : March 30, 2017, 05:22:11 PM »

The film could lose most of the bank robbery sequences, and added more Mitchum, more Boston and it would have been better film. The cinematography was nothing special. I've never been that impressed with it. That's my opinion, live with it.  ;)

I saw the movie, two, three times in the '80's, so I can't discuss it fairly. But my old impressions of movies are usually confirmed decades later. Great novel too: read it.


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« #16934 : March 30, 2017, 06:45:02 PM »

CJ, I heard that if you drop too much acid, you lose your color-vision. I think you should drop lots of acid, and roll your head around in the gutter like a junkie. That way, you'll see everything as a black-and-white, Dutch angle, and can even look up babes' skirts. You could be LIVING in a noir  >:D


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