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by anonymous1980
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

OVERLORD Cast: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, Pilou Asbæk, John Magaro, Bokeem Woodbine, Iain De Caestecker, Jacob Anderson, Dominic Applewhite, Gianny Taufer. Dir: Julius Avery. It's World War II and a group of American soldiers are tasked to take down a German radio tower located i...
by anonymous1980
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 22
Views: 3984

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

Burning , South Korea (Lee Chang-dong) 9.5/10 - Based on a Haruki Murakami novel, this is about a young man who hooks up with a childhood friend then a handsome, rich but rather creepy guy gets in between them. Lee Chang-dong is one of South Korea's major filmmakers and one I also admire so I was r...
by anonymous1980
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND Cast: John Huston, Oda Kajar, Peter Bogdanovich, Susan Strasberg, Mercedes McCambridge, Bob Random, Lilli Palmer, Edmond O'Brien. Dir: Orson Welles. Yes, Orson Welles last film dropped on Netflix....still such a weird phrase. In this one, an aging Hollywood director strugg...
by anonymous1980
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Allen Leech, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers. Dir: Bryan Singer. This is a musical biopic on Freddie Mercury and Queen set in the 1970's and 1980's. I love Queen, a lot of their songs are among my all-time...
by anonymous1980
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

SUSPIRIA Cast: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jessica Harper, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven, Renée Soutendijk, Alek Wek. Dir: Luca Guadagnino. Dario Argento's classic giallo film is one of my favorite horror films of all time. But even I thought it would be interesting t...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

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HALLOWEEN Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Nick Castle, Will Patton, Haluk Biginer, Virginia Gardner, Rhian Rees, Jefferson Hall, Toby Huss, Miles Robbins, Jibrail Nantambu. Dir: David Gordon Green. This is a direct sequel to the 1978 original classic slasher horror film that start...
by anonymous1980
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: 2018
Topic: Bohemian Rhapsody
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Bohemian Rhapsody

Nah. Its siting at 52 on Rotten Tomatoes - has a movie with such a low score ever scored a leading acting nomination. Unfaithful got rather mixed/negative reviews too. It's at 50% on Rotten Tomatoes. Diane Lane still got in (and got a few major critics awards too). As for the Globes, apparently, th...
by anonymous1980
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 22
Views: 3984

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

Two more submissions: The Great Buddha+ , Taiwan (Huang Hsin-yao) 8.5/10 - A night watchman of a factory creating the titular Great Buddha and a recyclable collector stumble upon dashcam videos of the factory owner's promiscuous exploits. This is Taiwan's entry to the Oscars Best Foreign Language Fi...
by anonymous1980
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 22
Views: 3984

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

Shoplifters , Japan (Hirokazu Kore-eda) 9.5/10 - A ragtag group of people who made themselves sort of a makeshift family make ends meet by doing petty crimes, including shoplifting. Director Hirokazu Kore-eda is probably one of the best humanist filmmakers in world cinema today. This is yet another...
by anonymous1980
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 22
Views: 3984

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

Girl , Belgium (Lukas Dhont) 7.5/10 - A transgender 16 year old ballerina is transitioning just as she is training to effectively dance like a female. This film is kind of an eye-opening look at what it's like to experience adolescence as a transgender female. The film's rather controversial decisi...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

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FIRST MAN Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Ciaran Hinds, Patrick Fugit, Pablo Schreiber, Olivia Hamilton, Shea Whigham, Lukas Haas, Ethan Embry. Dir: Damien Chazelle. This is the film about how Neil Armstrong became the first man on the moon. In many ways, th...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: Documentary Feature Watch
Replies: 11
Views: 672

Re: Documentary Feature Watch

Whitney (Kevin Macdonald) ***1/2 - This is one two documentaries on Whitney Houston coming out this year. I haven't seen the Nick Broomfeld one on Netflix (let me know if it's worth seeing even after seeing this one). This one, I think, is quite a very good one. It documents Houston's beginnings, h...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

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THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, John Gallagher Jr., Jennifer Ehle, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck, Owen Campbell, Marin Ireland, Emily Skeggs. Dir: Desiree Akhavan. After getting caught with another girl in the backseat of a car, a teenage girl is sent to a gay conversion ca...
by anonymous1980
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 22
Views: 3984

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

The Heiresses , Paraguay (Marcello Martinessi) 8/10 - After her lover is imprisoned for fraud charges, an elderly lesbian sells off some of her wealthy family's silverware and furniture as well as driving around wealthy ladies in her neighborhood. I don't think I've ever seen a film from Paraguay b...
by anonymous1980
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 8427

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

A STAR IS BORN Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Anthony Ramos, Rafi Gavron, Ron Rifkin. Dir: Bradley Cooper. This FOURTH iteration of the now familiar story of two artists, one on the rise and one on the way out falling in love. For me, the Judy Garland...

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