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Postby madness and chaos » Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:59 pm

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madness and chaos wrote:Thanks for the FR posts! I had no clue the ending may not have happenedToggle Spoiler but that is an interesting point of view. I loved it so much I may watch it again today.


been thinking about the ending during the day: there's almost zero camera movement during the film (mizoguchi, kiarostami), some zooms here and there, some lateral travellings, except for the very last scene, where the camera spins in circles around the couple four or five times, and then you have a really abrupt blackout ending, so it really feels like it's a conscious styllistic effort that he's using a different (imagined?) narrative plainToggle Spoiler


I was just reading this...

http://www.vulture.com/2018/06/lets-talk-about-the-ending-of-first-reformed.html
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Postby landspeedrecord » Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:10 pm

I really enjoyed first reformed, schrader's best in ages. I found it to be quite an effective suspenseful experience, kind of like a grindhouse version of diary of a country priest. I'm agnostic about the ending, don't feel strongly either way. he's pulling liberally from a lot of diary and winter light, but the one film whose presence I'm not seeing mentioned nearly as much is tarkovsky's the sacrifice, which is a meditation on an impending nuclear holocaust, wherein the protagonist strikes a deal with god whose sexual consummation is directly referenced in the floating sequence with mary in first reformedToggle Spoiler
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Postby landspeedrecord » Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:10 pm

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saw holy motors on the big screen yesterday. hadn't seen it since it came out and unfortunately missed it in theater back then. this second viewing cemented it as one of my favorite films of the last decade. pure cinema that is as artful as it is entertaining, very funny, experimental. denis levant is otherworldly. an utter joy
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Postby walt whitman » Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:30 pm

holy motors is cool af
best movie title of all time too
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Postby pink snake » Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:52 pm

Saw Three Identical Strangers yesterday. It was ok.
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Postby madness and chaos » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:15 pm

should probably finally watch holy motors today
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Postby RIXX » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:18 pm

pink snake wrote:Saw Three Identical Strangers yesterday. It was ok.

same. i think they stretched the story a little too much to fill out a full length doc. it would've made a really engaging short.
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Postby kid8 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:33 pm

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saw holy motors on the big screen yesterday. hadn't seen it since it came out and unfortunately missed it in theater back then. this second viewing cemented it as one of my favorite films of the last decade. pure cinema that is as artful as it is entertaining, very funny, experimental. denis levant is otherworldly. an utter joy

thank you for this. i had a similar reaction when i first saw it. i have this thing where if i enjoy a movie so much, i have to wait a few years to watch it again so i can experience it again fresh. been waiting on this one, maybe it's time.
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Postby pink snake » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:51 pm

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pink snake wrote:Saw Three Identical Strangers yesterday. It was ok.

same. i think they stretched the story a little too much to fill out a full length doc. it would've made a really engaging short.


Definitely too long.
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Postby Buzz Fledderjohn » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:11 pm

i saw it in NYC with two of the bros there

i wonder who's going to play them in the upcoming dramatized version
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Postby RIXX » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:58 pm

maybe three andy sambergs

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Postby madness and chaos » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:11 pm

holy shit, holy motors is incredible. kind of something i've always wanted from a film that i'm finally getting today
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Postby jalapeño ranch » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:16 pm

Wait a second! How many of the 20 movies have you gotten through?
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Postby madness and chaos » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:38 pm

jalapeño ranch wrote:Wait a second! How many of the 20 movies have you gotten through?


Let's see, only 4 or 5 of those and then I veered off with some not on the list. Hot Summer Nights, First Reformed, Heaven's Gate: Culticide in California, Making of Blue Velvet, David Lynch's episode of Incredibly Strange Film Show and now Holy Motors. I think I'm going to continue not on the list with either Possession or Ordet next. Back to the list tomorrow when I have nothing to do... (That's the thing. That "weekend" was going to be from Friday at noon all the way through tomorrow.)
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Postby hey nathan » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:01 pm

madness and chaos please fucking watch posession
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Postby madness and chaos » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:02 pm

hey nathan wrote:madness and chaos please fucking watch posession


Most def tonight!
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Morocco (von Sternberg, 1930)

As much attention has justifiably been given to the scene where Dietrich dresses as a man and kisses a woman, the one Pre-Code thing that threw me for a loop was the utterly surreal and bleak ending. I'd never seen the movie before, and it was a little slow at the beginning (some stiff dialogue sequences typical to early talkies), but right around when Gary Cooper leaves for the first time the film picks up and doesn't let up. Good stuff.
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Postby forest design » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:13 am

Finished Disobedience - really powerful film. Love Lelio - eager to see what he does next
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Postby forest design » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:14 am

Whoa, just looked him up and he's doing an American remake of Gloria with Julianne Moore and Sean Astin and Michael Cera are it wtf
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Postby bold man » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:50 am

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Postby Plainsong » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:21 am

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Adam's Rib (1949)- George Cukor
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Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)- Robert Bresson
First Bresson I've seen and thought it was great. The ending was brilliant.
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Alpahville (1965)- Jean-Luc Godard
Lukewarm about it at first, but the last 40 minutes won me over.
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Brewster McCloud (1970)- Robert Altman
Loved it.
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Buffalo Bill And The Indians Or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)- Robert Altman
Liked it.
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California Split (1974)- Robert Altman
Loved it.
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Julius Caesar (1953)- Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Loved it. Thought Brando and Mason were incredible.
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Postby Milk » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:16 am

It was Alien Covenant and i did not care for it much at all. Wish Scott ahd neve rbothered with this prequel shit. Well, Prometheus was kind of ok. But this, meh...entirely predictable too. I guess he's making another one still... Annoys me too he didn't bother to do like BR 2049 (which to be fair i havent' seen and never will) and keep the tech looking like it looked in the old films.
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Postby Giuseppe Castiglione » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:41 am

the wild pear tree - really special. probably ceylan's best! successfully combined so many of the features and devices i have loved about each of his films. uncompromising but so generous. 10/10
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Thought this was fantastic. Ryan's and Lupino's performances were brilliant.
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The Life And Times Of Judge Roy Bean (1972)- John Huston
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Anyone else just downloading literally anything plainsong posts?
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Postby mellowgold » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:51 am

i saw the new mission: impossible movie in imax last weekend and one of the trailers was for 2001's imax presentation and its soooooo funny. it makes it look like Alien.

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Postby Jake SPEED » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:09 am

Judge Roy Bean is great. My dad and uncle quote huge swaths of it whenever they get together. My dads nickname in college was Snake River Rufus Krile.
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