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Posted 06/13/09 - 9:21 AM:

"The Constant Gardner"
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Posted 06/13/09 - 9:22 AM:

"A Nightmare On The Elm Street"



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Posted 06/15/09 - 5:06 AM:

'Catacombs'.

Very odd climax.kooky
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Posted 06/16/09 - 2:53 PM:

Thinker13 wrote:
"Let The Right One In"


I watched this movie a few weeks ago.
It was amazing, and I{m currently looking for the book.
Wasnt expecting the movie to end like that. Then again, I wasnt expecting Norwegan children (correct me if Im wrong on that) to be fanatics about Deliverance either.laughing
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Posted 06/16/09 - 9:39 PM:

MrMario wrote:


I watched this movie a few weeks ago.
It was amazing, and I{m currently looking for the book.
Wasnt expecting the movie to end like that. Then again, I wasnt expecting Norwegan children (correct me if Im wrong on that) to be fanatics about Deliverance either.laughing


Yes,MrMario,it is an eerie climax. And you are correct in your verdict on Norwegian children too.


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Posted 06/18/09 - 11:00 PM:

'Children Of Men'

A very touching tale,like 'Hotel Rwanda'.crying



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Posted 06/27/09 - 2:38 AM:

'Reservoir Dogs'. It is a different type of movie by 'Qentin Tarantino'. Could be helpful to insomniacslaughing. I have to still watch 'Rashomon'. Though 'Vantage Point' was also a significant movie. While watching 'Reservoir Dogs' I was reminded of:

SAW.
The Departed.


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Posted 06/27/09 - 7:05 AM:

Albert Lewin -- The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Quay Brothers -- Street of Crocodiles (1986)
Valeri Fokin -- Prevrashcheniye (2002)
David Cronenberg -- Dead Ringers (1988)
Agusti Villaronga -- Tras el cristal (1987)
Patrick Bokanowski -- L'Ange (1982)
Olivier Smolders -- Nuit noire (2005)
Georges Franju -- Les yeux sans visage (1960)
Jean-Luc Godard -- À bout de souffle (1960)
Jean-Luc Godard -- Vivre sa vie (1962)
Alain Resnais -- L'année dernière à Marienbad (1961)
Jens Lien -- Den brysomme mannen (2006)
Gyorgy Palfi -- Taxidermia (2006)
Esteban Sapir -- La Antena (2007)
Shinya Tsukamoto -- Tetsuo (1988)
Shinya Tsukamoto -- A Snake of June (2002)
Peter Greenaway -- The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Andrei Tarkovsky -- Zerkalo (1975)
Andrei Tarkovsky -- Stalker (1979)
David Lynch -- Blue Velvet (1986)

Two campy faves:

Mario Bava -- Danger Diabolik (1968)
Robert Altman -- Brewster McCloud (1970)
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Posted 06/27/09 - 4:13 PM:

Thinker13 wrote:
'Reservoir Dogs'. It is a different type of movie by 'Qentin Tarantino'. Could be helpful to insomniacslaughing


Are you implying that the movie is boringcrying

This is My favorite movie of all time.
Some parts are slow, admitidly, but crucial.
I WOuld Like to know Mr. Pinks backstory*nerd*
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Posted 06/27/09 - 4:15 PM:

Anyone here tried "Holy Mountain" on for size?
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Posted 06/27/09 - 5:43 PM:

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Anyone here tried "Holy Mountain" on for size?


Sure, Jodorowsky is very interesting. Check out some Greenaway if you enjoyed or are intrigued by this sort of stuff, particularly Prospero's Books.
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Posted 07/06/09 - 12:37 PM:

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Posted 07/06/09 - 1:39 PM:

MrMario wrote:
Are you implying that the movie is boringcrying


No.Just being naughty.nod Think,why would I have recommended it ?
MrMario wrote:
This is My favorite movie of all time.
Some parts are slow, admitidly, but crucial.


Indeed,a very different way of narrating,Roshomon is also a great one.

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I WOuld Like to know Mr. Pinks backstory*nerd*


Why do you feel more inclined towards Mr. Pink?


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Posted 07/30/09 - 3:04 PM:

Angels and Demons
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Posted 07/30/09 - 11:13 PM:

hi thinker. if i may ask, what are some of the things you enjoyed about 'angels and demons' and why you would recommend it? how does it compare to 'the da vinci code' in your opinion? i haven't seen either of them and they haven't really seemed very interesting to me, but i'm interested in your opinion, particularly coming from someone who is an admirer of da vinci. thanks
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Posted 07/30/09 - 11:19 PM:

Mr. Mario wrote:
Anyone here tried "Holy Mountain" on for size?


Not bad but I couldn't finish his surreal Western, El Topo. The story in these two films is told primarily with images and there is not very much in the way of dialogue, as far as I remember.

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Posted 07/31/09 - 2:52 AM:

libertygrl wrote:
hi thinker. if i may ask, what are some of the things you enjoyed about 'angels and demons' and why you would recommend it? how does it compare to 'the da vinci code' in your opinion? i haven't seen either of them and they haven't really seemed very interesting to me, but i'm interested in your opinion, particularly coming from someone who is an admirer of da vinci. thanks


I did not enjoy 'the da vinci code' --perhaps because of the way the work has been presented out of Dan Brown's work. It has been a long time since I saw that one,therefore unable to recall exactly why I detested it.

'Angels and Demons' on the other hand seems to be a thorough make. It has connectivity and direction in its plot. A good deal of elements of 'horror-suspense-thriller'(as you know SAW is one of my favorites). There is not anything entirely new,so to say. If you are familiar with Sherlock Holmes,SAW and a bunch of other such works,you may find it to be boring,however it maintains thrill till the very end. Since you have not seen it,I would not make it boring for you by telling you about the climax,which seems to be a good one.

It is a lot about religious propaganda/illuminati/moral values besides being a well made suspense-thriller.



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Posted 08/04/09 - 3:44 PM:

'Kungfu Panda'
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Posted 08/08/09 - 5:45 AM:

'Blindness'-Importance of 'things taken for granted'.
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Posted 08/10/09 - 11:20 AM:

Zen [the life of Dogen]

Inspiring, yet not overbearing.

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Posted 08/17/09 - 2:45 AM:

Kungfu-Hustle.


Comic adventure.
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Posted 08/19/09 - 11:07 AM:

Madhouse(2004)


William Butler has done a good job methinks.


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Posted 09/03/09 - 10:49 AM:

For drama, psychology and story line--Kagamusha by Kurosawa

For ambiance--La Dolce Vita

For feelgood--The Visitors--not the sci fi one; the one made in Israel, if it ever comes around again

For chickflick feelgood--Enchanted April

For clarity and flawless execution--Into the Wild
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