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i have recently watched jonathan glazer's sexy beast and also wim wenders' perfect days

i think i'm going to go to the cinema and see kore-eda's broker on saturday night, he will be there doing a Q&A session after the screening
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broker was sold out so we saw zone of interest instead. it was really superb, but we had to see it at an AMC and so it was bracketed by the nicole kidman movie magic ad and also exiting into an AMC lobby which added an incredibly disorienting and surreal aspect to the experience
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Saw Love Lies Bleeding over the weekend. It was pretty solid, and I really dug how the relationships between characters are slowly revealed. Too much too soon and things wouldn't have been as impactful.

The last ~5 min were a: huh: CGI fest that kind of detailed things a bit. However the cast was great, and I liked the overall tone/style of the film.

6.8/10
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The zone of interest
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The holdovers

This seems to be a good period for movies, much to pick from ;)
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what did you think of zone of interest, ninny?
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Raising your family next to Auschwitz is an unusual idea
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jawn galliano wrote:
20 Mar 2024, 02:49
what did you think of zone of interest, ninny?
The contrast between common family life and the slaughter of humans just across the wall is bizarre. Someone told me he thought it was boring and I think that is just the point. Just daily life for a nazi, nothing horrible. Rudolf gets ready for work, the kids go to school. You hear some sounds from across the wall :oldryan: Interesting from a historic point of view, I know a little more. And I spot a cinematic novelty, dream scenes from one of the children (I think) in a dreamy kind of way. Poor kids, imagine how fucked up growing up next to Auschwitz would be. I would just watch it :bulb:
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i can't imagine being bored through that! but yeah, there's a big element of capturing arendt's idea of the banality of evil in a way that is (or certainly should be) legible to modern office-dwellers and comfortable suburbanites. and the sound design was really incredible of course. i've heard complaints that it didn't give enough attention to the victims and i find it a really confusing criticism. beyond the obvious, numerous and jarring sound cues, the film is very deliberate in showing that the slaughter suffuses the whole world - it's in the air they breathe, it litters the streams, it is the source of their whole life - it literally fertilizes the gardens!

did you know jonathan glazer got his start doing music videos? my fellating lover found a playlist with all of his stuff, he did the jamiroquai video and a bunch of other notable ones :redneck:

gonna watch birth soon and that will be the complete filmography crossed off
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The Street Fighter :sonnychiba:
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this week i watched the boy fellating lover, birth and wheel of fortune and fantasy. but there is still more time left in the week; i may watch more still :suss:
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User wrote:
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you have now seen more of his films than me

my big phase was 2004-2010 around then, my favourite remains lisztomania

i started when a teacher showed us Tommy in high school for drama class and then i played Tommy in a rendition of Pinball Wizard on stage in front of the whole school at age 17. good fun

i just finished lisztomania and i can see why it tops your ken russell charts and i think it takes the crown for mine too. holy shit
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The Road House remake :redneck:
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The new version of '3-Body Problem'.
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It's Alive
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watched 2 or 3 things i know about her, anatomy of a fall, night & fog, and i as in icarus
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past lives on the plane back from japan. absolutely fantastic film

and sick of myself, quite the laugh
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Going to see Late Night With the Devil today :grim:
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Let me know how it is. Want to check it out next weekend.

Rewatched hereditary and the witch today with the cousin as he’s seen neither of them :shock:

We then watched Spaceman on Netflix with Adam Sandler. Weird ass flick. I dug it though.
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3 body problem, something scary happened in part three :eek:
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droidspawn wrote:
01 Apr 2024, 09:17
Let me know how it is. Want to check it out next weekend.

Rewatched hereditary and the witch today with the cousin as he’s seen neither of them :shock:

We then watched Spaceman on Netflix with Adam Sandler. Weird ass flick. I dug it though.
It was...ok. I feel like there's a better movie hidden in there somewhere, but it got lost in a jumble of ideas. There were things I wanted it to lean harder into and it just didn't. It wasn't bad, just not what I thought it made itself out to be.
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Benedetta
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Ninny wrote:
01 Apr 2024, 17:20
3 body problem, something scary happened in part three :eek:
i am looking forward to this but have too much other shit on the list first
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Poor Things
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still have not seen it but getting ready to
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pacifiction, nobody knows and broker in the last couple weeks
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Watched these guys today:

Glengarry Glen Ross
Bad Words

I'd never actually seen the former all the way through for some reason and highly enjoyed it. Very solid performances by everyone. You really felt for Jack Lemmon's character. 8/10

The latter was great times in the vein of Bad Santa. The story was predictable, and some parts were sappy, but I wasn't expecting anything mind-bending. It had me laughing out loud several times. 6.8/10
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glengarry glen ross is an all-time classic

never heard of that second one
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