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Postby hyperbole man » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:05 pm

saw the souvenir earlier tonight and i'm still ruminating on it but i think i really loved it

def my favorite of hogg's films, though they're all at least interesting
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Postby Celiac » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:59 pm

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Tampopo (Itami, 1985)

It was good

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Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:38 am

yes

I liked all of it except the ~~sexy scenes~~

it's a very joyful movie
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Postby Plainsong » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:49 am

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Fish Tank (2009)- Andrea Arnold
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The Joyless Street (1925)- G.W. Pabst
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Greed (1924)- Erich von Stroheim

All these ruled.
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Postby Gnarls » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:29 pm

This didn't used to be an Andrea Arnold board. I hope that has changed!

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Relaxer - As much as I love Buzzard, I don't find it that funny. Unfortunately this is almost all comedy including a bad Danny McBride rip-off and a painful scene where we see homophobia get wrecked by logic. Burge is very good so it's still worth watching. The whole thing just feels like an IFC Midnight movie from five years ago.

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Carnal Knowledge - Hey, no one told me this was so good! It's a weird blend of nouvelle vague, new hollywood, and kitchen sink drama so it probably seemed confused at the time, but has aged rather well. Art Garfunkel is a revelation!
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Postby Plainsong » Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:55 am

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Hamlet (1948)- Laurence Oliver
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Here's Your Life (1966)- Jan Troell
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Crazed Fruit (1956)- Ko Nakahira
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L'Atalante (1934)- Jean Vigo

Really liked all of these.
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Postby incoherent grunting » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:30 am

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ALIENS
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Postby Plainsong » Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:26 pm

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Laura (1974)- Shuji Terayama
Really liked this.
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Magnificent Obsession (1954)- Douglas Sirk
Solid Sirk Melodrama.
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Meditation On Violence (1948)- Maya Deren
This ruled. Loved the editing and everything else about this.
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)- Kelly Reichardt
Really loved this.
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Postby aububs » Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:47 am

rubbish. real bad. not good. don't watch it.

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Postby Repo » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:19 am

"the beach bum"
first half an hour is fine, the rest of the film was really boring and redundant, ended up hating the main character.
the reflection on poetry/artistic genius/life experiences as a source of artistic creativity made me think of patterson
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Postby Pris » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:24 am

Plainsong wrote:Image
Greed (1924)- Erich von Stroheim


I've had this lined up for ages. Love Foolish Wives, but the four hour running time and prospect of a lot of it being still images keep it on the shelf. I'm sure I'll love it.

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L'Atalante (1934)- Jean Vigo


I'd go so far as to call it a 10/10. One of the most amazing movies I've seen these last few years.
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Postby Plainsong » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:34 am

I only watched the 2hr version, not the 4hr reconstruction so I probs missed out on a lot. But I'd highly recommend the 2hr version Pris, it's worth its weight in gold, its one of the greatest films I've seen this year in terms of old stuff.
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Postby broodstar » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:11 am

definitely need to see domino asap even though I have no aspirations for its greatness
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Postby palmer eldritch » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:22 am

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O-bi, O-ba: The End of Civilization (Szulkin, 1985)

There's the clear inspiration of silent film here, down to the nearly constant blue tinting, it's a solid eastern bloc science fiction entry if you're into the genre/aesthetic though not one so great I would recommend it to people who are not. It's too fully sardonic to really be a black comedy, set underground after a nuclear war has ended the damn world, somehow I'm reminded more of Day of the Dead here than anything else. As one of those, The Final Breakdown of a Desperately Clinging Post-Apocalyptic Society, it has things that work well, and some threads that don't. Great set design, well photographed, a little thin.
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Hobson's Choice (Lean, 1954)

Threw this on to entertain my mom, who always will deal with anything remotely upstairs/downstairs and/or British parlor. Lean did every kind of movie and fucked up little. There's even a touch of the supernatural in here, which reminds me that I watched and liked Blithe Spirit too.
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Postby aububs » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:56 am

brightburn sucked but I liked it

I hope they make 72 sequels
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Postby futurist » Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:59 am

what do you like about noir? i feel like that list is more of a "films that made an impact" list.

film noirs are the greatest thing to happen to film but are so often pigeonholed.
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Postby Mesh » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:34 am

futurist wrote:what do you like about noir? i feel like that list is more of a "films that made an impact" list.


No, that's a pretty typical and basic list of neo-noirs.
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Postby landspeedrecord » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:05 am

mesh, what is even the point of making a post like that?

personally, I've never seen the late show, so I got something out of it

sleigh, I would start with chinatown, the long goodbye, & night moves if you haven't seen any of those

if you're looking for films that fit the neo-noir subgenre that are not on that list of (mostly seminal, as futurist pointed out) films, there are many of us who would be more than happy to make some recs
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Postby palmer eldritch » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:27 am

point blank rules
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Postby landspeedrecord » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:34 am

if you want to do a sick impressionist neo-noir double feature watch point blank and the limey back-to-back
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Postby delgriffith » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:50 am

landspeedrecord wrote:if you want to do a sick impressionist neo-noir double feature watch point blank and the limey back-to-back

This is a rad idea
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Postby goofjan » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:59 am

I have a soft spot for The Missing Person with Michael Shannon and Amy Ryan from 2009. It's hyper stylized almost to the point of parody and it has a twist that is so ridiculous it almost works. so it will depend on your tolerance for those aspects. but if you wanna see Michael Shannon act like a 1940s private eye it's pretty damn fun.
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Postby goofjan » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:02 am

oh shit and if you like Body Heat and Night Moves you gotta see A Flash of Green with Ed Harris. 1950s set Florida newspaper noir. incredible film.
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Postby landspeedrecord » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:11 am

goofjan wrote:I have a soft spot for The Missing Person with Michael Shannon and Amy Ryan from 2009. It's hyper stylized almost to the point of parody and it has a twist that is so ridiculous it almost works. so it will depend on your tolerance for those aspects. but if you wanna see Michael Shannon act like a 1940s private eye it's pretty damn fun.

oh shit and if you like Body Heat and Night Moves you gotta see A Flash of Green with Ed Harris. 1950s set Florida newspaper noir. incredible film.

I like the missing person. afaik no other film talks about the idea of someone using 9/11 to vanish/go into hiding, and I thought that was coolToggle Spoiler

never seen a flash of green. thx for the rec
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last night i watched donna haraway's Storytelling for Earthly Survival

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Postby forest design » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:01 am

goofjan wrote:I have a soft spot for The Missing Person with Michael Shannon and Amy Ryan from 2009. It's hyper stylized almost to the point of parody and it has a twist that is so ridiculous it almost works. so it will depend on your tolerance for those aspects. but if you wanna see Michael Shannon act like a 1940s private eye it's pretty damn fun.

oh shit and if you like Body Heat and Night Moves you gotta see A Flash of Green with Ed Harris. 1950s set Florida newspaper noir. incredible film.


You sure that's the title? Not coming up with anything on IMDB.

Also, if you liked Missing Persons I def recommend checking out Buschel's other films. That's the only Noir he's done, but they're all great.
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Postby goofjan » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:13 am

I think A Flash of Green was a PBS American Playhouse production. (and I dont know what that means lol.)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087267/

oh yeah I'd love to see Buschel's other films. I seem to remember people here recommending Glass Chin.
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Postby Mesh » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:44 am

landspeedrecord wrote:mesh, what is even the point of making a post like that?


Now I'm not sure. I read futurist like he was saying that that list was not noirs or something. What was he saying, anyways? Sorry?

edit: also "basic" is not pejorative in my world, if that helps
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