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Topic: Recently Watched Films
Posted By: The Block
Subject: Recently Watched Films
Date Posted: 09 Apr 2011 at 2:16pm
We have one over at MMA and I figured it would be cool to have one here too. Also I watched a very jazzy movie last night so...



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Posted By: darkshade
Date Posted: 09 Apr 2011 at 2:19pm
i need to get more jazz films Cry

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Posted By: The Block
Date Posted: 09 Apr 2011 at 2:29pm
^Bird was good but kinda slow for most of the movie. But there was some really good jazz in it Thumbs Up

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Posted By: darkshade
Date Posted: 09 Apr 2011 at 3:04pm
i know there is a ton of stuff on youtube, and Ive enjoyed watching some Miles Davis interviews there. I might check out Bird, as Ive been trying to move backwards with my jazz listening (I dont have much from before 1950, aside from a Charlie Parker/Miles Davis album)

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Posted By: Ovalotus
Date Posted: 26 Jul 2011 at 2:21pm
Recently I saw Friday, which was good, and before that I saw Life Is Beautiful, which was very good.


Posted By: Abraxas
Date Posted: 26 Jul 2011 at 3:24pm
I saw this the other day:



Posted By: darkshade
Date Posted: 26 Jul 2011 at 5:38pm
I just watched "Dinner For Schmucks"


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Posted By: Jazz Pianist
Date Posted: 26 Jul 2011 at 6:54pm


OOOOOOOOOOOOOH boy, this was a strange one...

Following on from my Darren Aronofsky phase, The Fountain. Fantastic film actually, I'd recommend it.



Posted By: Abraxas
Date Posted: 06 Aug 2011 at 7:07pm
Just watched:



Posted By: js
Date Posted: 06 Aug 2011 at 7:37pm
I saw that long ago, great movie.


Posted By: dreadpirateroberts
Date Posted: 06 Aug 2011 at 10:22pm
Semi-recently saw The Return by Andrei Zvyagintsev and was gutted at the end. Still a beautiful film, however. Wouldn't call it a Thriller, though it is psychological, but there is probably just as much of the feel of a family Drama too, if a bleak one.




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Posted By: idlero
Date Posted: 07 Aug 2011 at 8:01am
The Adjustment Bureau -7/10

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I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
Ken Burns


Posted By: Sean Trane
Date Posted: 11 Aug 2011 at 7:06am
Originally posted by The Block The Block wrote:

We have one over at MMA and I figured it would be cool to have one here too. Also I watched a very jazzy movie last night so...

 
 
Not bad, but I prefer
 
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from Bertrans Tavernier >>>real jazzmen in that one (Hancock, McL, etc...°
 
 
 
 
 


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Posted By: Chicapah
Date Posted: 12 Aug 2011 at 5:32pm
I caught "The Tourist" the other night and it was okay as a light diversion flick.  However, Angelina looks like a million bucks in every scene.  She's always a knockout but whoever dressed her for this one knew what they were doing.  Yowza!  Sax man

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Posted By: Matt
Date Posted: 13 Aug 2011 at 5:42pm
Saw Super 8 last night. Must have have been good because I was still awake at the end. Best train crash scene hands down. Thumbs Up

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Posted By: Chicapah
Date Posted: 14 Aug 2011 at 1:04pm
Re-watched Social Network again last night not so much for the plot but for the excellent soundtrack by Trent Reznor.  Clever dialogue in that flick is intriguing, as well.

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Posted By: idlero
Date Posted: 14 Aug 2011 at 4:25pm
Gran Torino, enjoyed it

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I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
Ken Burns


Posted By: Abraxas
Date Posted: 11 Sep 2011 at 10:05pm
Just watched:



Wacko


Posted By: idlero
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 2:15am
Didn't like 'Drive'(Ryan Gosling)

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I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
Ken Burns


Posted By: dreadpirateroberts
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 6:19am
Just re-watched Pyscho & Dial M for Murder back to back. Anthony Perkins does do a good job indeed

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Posted By: Matt
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 5:17pm
"Psycho" what a classic. I love me mum too Wink
 
Saw "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" Good Stuff
 
Saw the next night a horror and cannot even remember the title. This one anyway was about a psycho paperboy who murders people. LOL What impresses me in these movies is how the female lead keeps staying in the house with murders, break ins, etc. I would have been long gone, myself


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Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 5:34pm
Originally posted by Matt Matt wrote:

 
Saw "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" Good Stuff
  

Did you see Hollywood version or original Swedish one? I saw both and there is quite a big difference between them - I liked Swedish much more


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 5:43pm
The last movie I watched on big screen (last week) was "Two Days In New York" - Woody Allen-influenced European film about NYC (or how Europeans see it)LOL

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Posted By: Matt
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 8:06pm
Originally posted by snobb snobb wrote:

Originally posted by Matt Matt wrote:

 
Saw "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" Good Stuff
  

Did you see Hollywood version or original Swedish one? I saw both and there is quite a big difference between them - I liked Swedish much more
I got the Hollywood one Slava. I have heard the Swedish is better. Aren't most of the European originals anyway. Hollywood make great movies but they can get a bit generic at times. Still it was good but I would like to see the original.

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Posted By: dreadpirateroberts
Date Posted: 12 Jul 2012 at 10:23pm
Originally posted by Matt Matt wrote:

"Psycho" what a classic. I love me mum too Wink
 
Saw "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" Good Stuff
 
Saw the next night a horror and cannot even remember the title. This one anyway was about a psycho paperboy who murders people. LOL What impresses me in these movies is how the female lead keeps staying in the house with murders, break ins, etc. I would have been long gone, myself


I remember that paperboy film I think - it was terrible, right? Smile

Yes, Psycho just has so much in the way of trailblazing too - and not just for showing the toilet flushing - which I think was just as difficult for Hitch to get past the censors as anything else in the film


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Posted By: Matt
Date Posted: 13 Jul 2012 at 6:05pm
Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

Originally posted by Matt Matt wrote:

"Psycho" what a classic. I love me mum too Wink
 
Saw "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" Good Stuff
 
Saw the next night a horror and cannot even remember the title. This one anyway was about a psycho paperboy who murders people. LOL What impresses me in these movies is how the female lead keeps staying in the house with murders, break ins, etc. I would have been long gone, myself


I remember that paperboy film I think - it was terrible, right? Smile

Yes, Psycho just has so much in the way of trailblazing too - and not just for showing the toilet flushing - which I think was just as difficult for Hitch to get past the censors as anything else in the film
Shocking to say the least. The best part of the film was when it said "The End". That is the one where the daughter moves into the house after her alcoholic father is found dead at the bottom of the basement steps.
 
Psycho is an absolute classic. I like how Hitchcock shot it when she first takes off with the money. It would not be the same in colour. Raging Bull is another. Black and White films are not appreciated by the youngies today. We had to watch them because everything was black and white on television when I was a kid. Still don't know how I watched sport in black and white. That is one thing that colour improved.


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Posted By: idlero
Date Posted: 05 Aug 2012 at 11:22am
didn't like



anyway, great performance of Natalie Portman


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I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
Ken Burns


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 12 Sep 2012 at 4:03am
Last weekend watched on big screen Woody Allen's new movie "To Rome With Love". Classic Allen, already usual for him European destination (not Paris but Rome this time), lot of his usual tricks, but film is not boring at all. I like Allen's films even if he started to repeat himself too often

 

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Posted By: Abraxas
Date Posted: 12 Sep 2012 at 11:50am
Last films I've watched:

Bananas by Woody Allen: early Allen is pretty fun, more bizarre, very 70's-ish with the music and topics. Recommended.

Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard: one of the classics of the French New Wave. The acting is great, it's not very experimental as later Godard films, so I think anyone with a tiny interest in Cinema can enjoy this. Simple plot with great scenes and dialogues. 




Posted By: Abraxas
Date Posted: 12 Sep 2012 at 2:54pm
Also, just watched:

That Obscure Object of Desire by Luis Buñuel: I was surprised by how down-to-earth it was, I thought it would be a surreal fest like the movies he did not long before this. It was good, interesting (and innovating) that there are two actresses for one role. Pretty minimalistic in characters and plot, very few social/political/religious criticism.

Yep, Buñuel, Allen and Godard are favourites of mine. I should go on and watch stuff I haven't seen at all haha, like Hitchock, Truffaut, etc. Oh dear.


Posted By: bytor2112
Date Posted: 03 Dec 2012 at 7:33pm
I recently saw the film "Flight", it was alright, I like Denzel Washington. Has anyone else seen it?

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Posted By: js
Date Posted: 03 Dec 2012 at 7:39pm
No, I don't go to many movies these days. 
Did the plane go upside down?!?! Shocked


Posted By: bytor2112
Date Posted: 03 Dec 2012 at 7:53pm
Yeah, it did. It was pretty neat.

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Posted By: js
Date Posted: 03 Dec 2012 at 8:00pm
That would about do it for me and flying, that's quite an image. LOL

I was in an airport lobby in Atlanta once and they were showing a movie at the bar that had a plane crashing through the airport and I thought what a weird movie to show people who are about to get on a plane. the bartender agreed with me, but i can't remember if he changed the channel or not.


Posted By: bytor2112
Date Posted: 03 Dec 2012 at 8:09pm
LOL That's bizarre, I'm not a huge fan of flying anyway. So seeing that kind of thing would probably send me home. 

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Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 04 Dec 2012 at 1:50am
The last movie I watched was " 7 Psychopaths"  (a few weeks ago). Mix of Tarantino and Guy Ritchie, one of seven psycho is Tom Waits ( a guy with white rabbit) 



Posted By: Amilisom
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2013 at 10:24pm
I saw The Hobbit a couple weeks ago. To be honest I was pretty disappointed.

On another note, I saw the Tarantino movie "Django Unchained", and was surprised at how much I liked it. It's certainly not for everybody, though. Lots of blood.

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Posted By: dreadpirateroberts
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2013 at 10:56pm
Originally posted by Amilisom Amilisom wrote:

I saw The Hobbit a couple weeks ago. To be honest I was pretty disappointed.

On another note, I saw the Tarantino movie "Django Unchained", and was surprised at how much I liked it. It's certainly not for everybody, though. Lots of blood.


LOL That sounds like Tarantino, huh? I'm interested in seeing Django Unchained, absolutely.

I think the Hobbit might be a bit disappointing for me, personally - for one, as I don't think it needs to be a trilogy. But I'll go see it and have a look, what was it specifically that you didn't enjoy, Amilisom? The acting? CGI? Did they change too much?

Curious, as I reckon I'll go see it soon


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Posted By: Dayvenkirq
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2013 at 2:08am
The two below are from PA:

The Mission.

Simplicity + Essence = Brilliance.

This one is brilliant, brilliant, brilliant in every way. Many ideas in this film are delivered visually and verbally in a very simple, yet thought-out fashion. Now, I don't really know how accurate are the details about the customs of the natives, their appearances, and such in the film, so I don't find myself eligible to discuss this particular part. The rest of the film is just something one cannot pin down. The script is downright-solid, no bulls$%t. I just wish I could quote oh-so-many lines. And it's like as if a couple of characters could read my mind on the issue of cultural conversion. Morricone was definitely the man for the soundtrack job. Of course, De Niro and Irons were the ... (ahem ... I'm not gonna use the word "stars"; I'm gonna go with "excellent lead actors") ... excellent lead actors who really put their effort into the parts they were doing. The camera work was adequate (the sole Oscar-winner for the film, though). The landscapes were simply gorgeous. The battle scene was done with utter sense of humanity, but it's not the only exclamation mark in the whole movie.

Overall, top-notch.  This guy Roland Joffé surely knew how to shoot a good one.


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Posted By: Dayvenkirq
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2013 at 2:08am
Unbreakable.

A very puzzling affair that might have been intended by the scriptwriter/producer/director of the work M. Night Shyamalan as an attempt to make a very realistic sci-fi-based drama, but, of course, I may be wrong about his intentions. There seem to be somewhat convoluted ideas diluted in what at first thought may seem like filler, whereas those "filler" scenes simply function as links between the more important ones. Also, it appears that the mastermind behind the film wanted to bring out certain issues such as family problems, the presence and the functioning of the mentally ill in our society, and such. But to what end? And if I'm wrong, then, in the end, I have no idea what all this "superhero in the real world" stuff means.

Did I like the movie overall? I thought it was OK, though I want to believe that its quality is beyond my enjoyment.


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Posted By: Dayvenkirq
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2013 at 2:15am
Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

didn't like



anyway, great performance of Natalie Portman
I just hated it ... but yes, Natty did a very good job.

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Posted By: Amilisom
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2013 at 3:39am
Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:


Originally posted by Amilisom Amilisom wrote:

I saw The Hobbit a couple weeks ago. To be honest I was pretty disappointed.

On another note, I saw the Tarantino movie "Django Unchained", and was surprised at how much I liked it. It's certainly not for everybody, though. Lots of blood.
LOL That sounds like Tarantino, huh? I'm interested in seeing Django Unchained, absolutely. I think the Hobbit might be a bit disappointing for me, personally - for one, as I don't think it needs to be a trilogy. But I'll go see it and have a look, what was it specifically that you didn't enjoy, Amilisom? The acting? CGI? Did they change too much? Curious, as I reckon I'll go see it soon


First of all, they attempted to combine the original light-hearted tone of the Hobbit book with the darker tone of the Lord of the Rings. The result was silly and strange at times, and led to too much unnecessary corny violence (almost slapstick humor, in a way) that wasn't in the book. Also added was a man-to-man conflict between Thorin Oakenshield and some random Ork leader who looks like the character Killface from the show Frisky Dingo. Now, I would be fine with this Ork leader if he were a cool bad guy that actually had substance to him. In this case, he's terribly one-dimensional.

For the sake of making three films, they incorporated extra elements of a side-plot that somebody told me came from Tolkien's unpublished works. I personally felt like it took away from the original simplicity of the original Hobbit story.

Then there's the music. From what I remembered hearing, the music seemed to be just recycled material from the Lord of the Rings. Theme variation is fine by me, but there were specific moments that in my opinion almost ruined the original soundtrack by applying them to less-epic scenes.

But this is just me being a picky critic, and as my signature says at the bottom of every post...

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Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 01 Feb 2013 at 4:44pm
Watched "Django Unchained" earlier today - great Tarantino work, really better than Kill Bill for example


Posted By: Amilisom
Date Posted: 08 Feb 2013 at 3:33pm
Did anyone see the French silent film "The Artist" that came out last year? The movie takes place in California from 1927-1933ish and the soundtrack is really good. Very American sounding, in fact.

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Posted By: idlero
Date Posted: 24 Mar 2013 at 2:53pm

great concept, could have been a great movie, somehow it gets lost on the way...


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I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
Ken Burns


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 23 Jun 2013 at 3:29pm
Watched "Trance" last week - neo-noir thriller, not great but better than you can expect



Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 12 Apr 2015 at 12:23pm
 

Watched Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu "Birdman" earlier today - in small art-cinema with just 70+ seats,no pop-corn and pleasant luxury to take cup of coffee(china,no plastic) with you from inside cafe right to the film. Excellent story about Broadway (and partially Hollywood) backstage with some colorful New York atmosphere.  Michael Keaton (who I generally don't like from Batman times) was great, but biggest surprise was a great music - all movie is full of perfectly recorded in 5.1 format Mexican drummer Antonio Sanchez (member of Pat Metheny Group) solos, lyrical,cinematic and very right in place. Sanchez plays himself (or better to say just plays drums when filmed) more than once in different film moments and he/his music is important part of that special Broadway/New Your atmosphere. On return home just find out that movie soundtrack was released last year  by Milan Records

Birdman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


Posted By: Atavachron
Date Posted: 20 Jul 2016 at 1:22am
Miles Ahead

Gorgeous, refreshingly honest tapestry of the grandmaster at his best and worst, lovingly led and directed by Don Cheadle in one of the finest impersonations I've ever seen.   Full of the best of Davis' music and frantically paced, Miles Ahead is a deep long drink from a bottle of the hard stuff and will appeal to both jazz lovers and non fans.




Posted By: Atavachron
Date Posted: 04 Nov 2016 at 11:28pm
Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch does his best American accent as Stephen Strange, brilliant surgeon who is taught the astrodimensional arts by an ancient mystic after suffering a career-ending accident.   Tilda Swinton is perfectly cast as the mysterious Ancient One and Mads Mikkelsen never better as evil Kaecilius.   Filled with spectacular Escher-like visuals and a powerful score, Doctor Strange may be forgiven its fairly simple plot and is among a handful of films I would recommend seeing in 3D (if not IMAX).   Easily the best fantasy-adventure of the year, maybe the best thing from Marvel Studios so far.




Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2017 at 1:20am
Watched yesterday night -  


another Jim Jarmusch (the director of "Coffee And Cigarettes" among many others) nice small movie - this time about bus driver in small American town Paterson (filmed in real Paterson,NJ). Paterson is not only the name of town but driver's name as well. Meditative story about small place where happens nothing or lot of small things depending on point of view.  And yes - bus driver writes a poetry...


"Patterson" received some European nominations and prizes, not sure about American critics/films lovers

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Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 25 Mar 2017 at 11:29am
American neo-western "Hell Or High Water" as part of annual Vilnius Film Festival program. Two brothers robber banks in small town in nowadays rural Texas. Two Texas rangers (one of them - Jeff Bridges) try to catch them. Classic story, classic movie - fortunately without even trying to look like 60s-70s remake. Great music- country and other Americana, great sound. The movie is really better than it looks on paper.

Biggest impression - how modern rural Texas is similar to Texas from half of century ago. By some new trucks and LCD TV sets one can understand that everything happens in XXI century, but small towns, people houses, clothes, way of thinking - all didn't changed at all for decades. Some nice humor scenes too.




Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 29 Apr 2017 at 1:52pm
"Free Fire" - C-list movie with Scorsese as executive producer, bold and fun, Tarantino-influenced but far not same class. Nice 70s fashion, great sound, some nice music, from Creedence to free jazz sax improvs 


 





Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 24 Feb 2018 at 10:34am
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quite interesting movie about rural America (seriously doubt if someone in the world is still interested in LA/"American dream"/"big city lights" kind of production) with roots,Joan Baez/country music, humor and far not so simply questions/ansvers as it looks from the surface


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2019 at 2:46pm
it looks already everything has been said about racial discrimination in US in last century but "Green Book" is a movie that does it its own way

great music, very intimate story, lot of humor and heart - it works


 


Posted By: pollcockins
Date Posted: 22 Feb 2019 at 6:47am
I like horror movies, now re-watching this 

A Quiet Place




STORYLINE: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. https://www2.two-movies.name/watch_movie/A_Quiet_Place" rel="nofollow - source  

Totally enjoyed this one and I pray they make a sequel! Very emotional!

Also Halloween (2018) is worth watching if you love horrors. 



Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 17 Aug 2019 at 3:15pm
Quentin Tarantino new movies don't come too often so every new one is an event (or not). "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" is a long (two and half hour) and it's better then many of his works from last few decades. Dedicated to life around Hollywood in 1969 (at least like it sees Tarantino) contains a lot of great music from that time, but most important - it is quite detailed view on California ca.1969





Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 20 Oct 2019 at 4:12am
"The Joker" for me has always been Jack Nicholson in a movie from few decades ago, the times were different all around and what is more important I was much younger. It looked I can't imagine just who could be the another "Joker", better than that.

Yesterday I watched the newest one, didn't expect a lot. I was wrong. New "Joker" is a dark multilayered story rising plenty of questions and offering no answers.

The psycho working as street clown is beaten on the street by black teenagers, and later - by white middle class young guys. He lives with his old and ill mother and he loses the job. He got a gun from his job colleague and he uses it killing three attackers. He finds out by chance from his mother that he's a (secret) son of powerful politician trying to become a city mayor and then he realizes that it's just a her crazy fantasy. As well he finds out that his beloved mother was judged because of torturing him and he isn't really a her son, he's adapted. Than he kills the mother...

There are no POSITIVE characters in a movie, poor people are jealous liars,destroying everything around and enjoying killing others. Rich guys are arrogant,heartless liars too.

Street riots destroyed the city and the Joker finishes in psychiatric clinic. No future at all ...




Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 02 Jan 2020 at 7:32am
New experience - watching the movie in cinema at New Year's night. The choice of the film was quite successful - French movie about modern time and even more - their golden age - "La Belle Epoque".

Seasoned spouses are not happy living together. She is a psychologist with private practice and he -  caricaturist, fired from the newspaper which closes physical edition for internet one.

She drives Tesla and enjoys modern technologies and he's all in his younger years, the 70s. Then, he got the chance to participate in reality happening which brings participants to the time they can chose. He asks for 1974 and big part of the movie shows us how great/strange/different the 70s were.

Lot of 70s France atmosphere around - a bit too theatrical, but who cares... Fanny Ardant still looks great after all these decades






Posted By: madisondaviiss
Date Posted: 12 Apr 2020 at 8:55am
I love to watch horror movies

Recently I watched "UnderWater"





Posted By: js
Date Posted: 12 Apr 2020 at 8:58am
^ I fixed your link. Wink


Posted By: madisondaviiss
Date Posted: 12 Apr 2020 at 9:57am
Wow, Thanks 

But, 

How can I do that, boss? 

I have tried many ways but I can't. Can you show me the trick?  


Posted By: js
Date Posted: 12 Apr 2020 at 10:46am
Here it is:

http://www.jazzmusicarchives.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=18547&title=how-to-embed-videos-in-a-post-on-jma" rel="nofollow - http://www.jazzmusicarchives.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=18547&title=how-to-embed-videos-in-a-post-on-jma


Posted By: madisondaviiss
Date Posted: 12 Apr 2020 at 12:18pm
Practiced. Cleared. Thank you so much! 


Posted By: pollcockins
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2021 at 7:56am
Dead topic?)

I just watched this stuff called  https://dosmovies.com/film/Unhinged_2020#" rel="nofollow - Unhinged
A good thriller about road rage gone wrong with Russell Crowe.
trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EtytOgGj5o







Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 15 Apr 2021 at 9:50am
all cinemas were closed here because of COVID for more than half-a -year, it looks will be open again from next week so expecting more impressions soon


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 08 May 2021 at 12:51pm
the cinemas are open again, so  - first movie watched on big screen from last November...


true, renown after last Awards ceremony "Nomadland"


American road movie of sort, by Chinese director Chloe Zhao.  Mix of rural America's saga, Zen meditative storytelling and anti-Holliwood appeal. Surprised it won 3 Oscars 


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 09 May 2021 at 2:28pm
After watching Chinese-American neo-road movie "Nomadland" yesterday, today was the day for something opposite - Anglo-French movie The Father, with Anthony Hopkins as old father having dementia and living in his daughter's flat. The daughter taking care of him, but he leaves between few different worlds, hurting her all the time even without understanding what happens around. Hopkins is amazing in this drama, probably more fearsome than many horror movies





Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 16 May 2021 at 1:12pm
hungry for big screen movies after more than half-year gap because of lock-down restrictions, my this week-end movie was Danish-Swedish-Dutch "Druk", one of this movies dedicated to "normal" people becoming alcoholics. 

Quite typical North European movie with slow dynamics, some near-boring dialogs and longer-than-it-should-be in a first half, then it develops to quite involving one. In a rich and socially responsible North European society, probably most socially responsible and supportive in the world, people for decades don't care much about having a job or paying bills for heating. These kind of problems are generally solved long ago, but the growing problem is people lost the interest to live and just exist in quite comfortable and boring life. 

Four school teachers/friends in their mid forties are bored by routine, their own small everyday problems and generally - in living their lives. Alcohol looks like a right stimulator, which helps in short perspective , but destroys their lives finally at the end of the day.  

It is a movie with lot of drinking, some vomiting and super-hit level main musical theme


 


Posted By: snobb
Date Posted: 29 May 2021 at 3:35pm
not really a fan of Disney movies, their newest "Cruella" attracted me by ....it's atmosphere. Based on same "101 Dalmatians" story (I never liked previous version with Glenn Close),  "Cruella" is the movie far not for teenagers. Extremely stylish, with 70s-80s hyperbolized poetic London's fashion and music, perfect Emma Stone and Emma Thompson and LOT of music from that time. To be precise, it doesn't represent exact decade, but extracts some most attractive ingredients from 60s,70s and 80s, and mixes them in one eclectic but catchy mix. Excellent sound too.

One can hear Blondie "One Way Or Another", Ohio Players "Fire", Stones "Sympathy For The Devil", The Doors "Five To One" among many others...





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