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PostPosted: 09 Sep 2009, 14:21 
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PostPosted: 12 Sep 2009, 09:25 
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ok, first, we saw Frida.

It was beautiful. On so many levels. I adored it.

Both Frida and House of 1000 used the medium in different and exciting ways, and I was happy to see that film is moving somewhere.

But Frida--- it seems accurate, was well acted, well written, beautifully filmed. I adored it.

Second, we saw Pan's Labyrinth. I'd like to thank everyone at Sec Cafe for telling us not to allow the boy to see it.

I wish I hadn't.

I know this isn't the popular opinion, but I found it jerky, confusing, poorly written. It was a lovely movie visually, but ounce for ounce, I found myself thinking of how much better City of Lost Children was--- both dark, both violent, but Pan's was just too...

I have watched it now. I feel like I went to a classy restaurant for dinner and ate a Whopper(tm). Completely unsatisfied. And, just to let people know, the violence, gore and body count in Pan's topped 1000 corpses.

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When Mercedes did not kill the Captain. What the fuck? There is no way she wouldn't have in that set up. I would have hated her at that point, if the writing had been better, but instead, I just felt that everything from that point on in the movie was merely manipulation of the characters, not a real story.

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PostPosted: 13 Sep 2009, 17:55 
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oh goodness...


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PostPosted: 15 Sep 2009, 11:51 
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A favorite scene from Frida. :D



(this is the set up to the scene, but the song is dubbed)


up next is 4 little girls...

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PostPosted: 25 Oct 2009, 18:48 
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Mirrormask and Almost Famous.

Both good, upbeat, feel good bildungsromans. Only Mirrormask has a girl as the protagonist.

Mirrormask strikes me as being great for kids.

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I just watched The Roost. It's awesome if you like classic, low tech horror. The director is Ti West and I was told to watch his other movies too. Next is The Goods about the used car sales guys, Jeremy Piven is in it.


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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2010, 13:30 
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Near Dark is on the shelf waiting for later... :cheers:

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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2010, 14:00 
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There are a lot of movies I have not seen here. Neat.

I want to see that movie, Invention of Lying with Ricky Gervais. I really like him.

Bright Star starring Abbie Cornish. It is about the love story of John Keats and Fanny Brawne.

And St. Trinians, the remake, is finally being released here. I haven't seen that in ages.


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I'm a metalhead at heart but I so so love this song:



Sorry I put it up on what are you listening to but it is just that good!

Favourite movie is Blade Runner and a few others, but that's kinda dull this song is aces.

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Laura wrote:
There are a lot of movies I have not seen here. Neat.

I want to see that movie, Invention of Lying with Ricky Gervais. I really like him.

Bright Star starring Abbie Cornish. It is about the love story of John Keats and Fanny Brawne.

And St. Trinians, the remake, is finally being released here. I haven't seen that in ages.


I want that one too! And Lars and the Real Girl.

We recently saw Casino Royale (the new one--- good except for the romance 1/2 hour at the end and Dark Knight. Which I will refrain from comment, except to say Heath was the best part.

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Near Dark is on the shelf waiting for later... :cheers:


Damn fine movie. It's like The Lost Boys but better.

Oh and if you haven't seen Screamers

http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi3213951257/

or The Cube watch them, brilliant films little heard of.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cube_Movie

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That's what I like. Brilliant films no one has heard of. Or even brilliant films everyone has heard of.

Just they have to be good. Or silly. Better yet, both. Like Army of Darkness.

I like my cheese.

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That's what I like. Brilliant films no one has heard of. Or even brilliant films everyone has heard of.

Just they have to be good. Or silly. Better yet, both. Like Army of Darkness.

I like my cheese.


Army of Darkness is hilarious. There are so many good movies out there.

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And two tons of shit for every good one.

:cheeky:

like Leap Year.



'cause real professional grownup women act like that. Somewhere. maybe.

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And two tons of shit for every good one.

:cheeky:

like Leap Year.



'cause real professional grownup women act like that. Somewhere. maybe.


Very true. :)

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