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by Reza
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: The People
Topic: Kate Smith
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Re: Kate Smith

The plot thickens and keeps getting more and more hilarious in its absurdity.

Sad!!
by Reza
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6213
Views: 257375

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

La Grande Guerra / The Great War (Mario Monicelli, 1959). 8/10 WWI on the Italian battle front as seen through the eyes of two cowards (Alberto Sordi & Vittorio Gassman) who try their best to avoid getting killed and ensuring they get through with minimum hard work as soldiers. Director Monicell...
by Reza
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6213
Views: 257375

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

La Bandera (Julian Duvivier, 1935) 6/10 Le quai des brumes / Port of Shadows (Marcel Carné, 1938) 9/10 The Mystery of Mr. X (Edgar Selvyn, 1934) 6/10 The Hour of 13 (Harold French, 1952) 5/10 Shazam! (David F. Sandberg, 2019) 5/10 Fitfully amusing film, with a stale smell of deja vu, is strictly for...
by Reza
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Best Cinematography 1954
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: Best Cinematography 1954

Precious Doll wrote:These are generally respectable line-ups with Rogue Cop being the big head scratcher as Magilla has already pointed out.


Actually Rogue Cop is a superb noir and has exceptional cinematography. John F. Seitz, who also shot Double Indemnity and Sunset Boulevard, deserved this nod.
by Reza
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Best Cinematography 1954
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: Best Cinematography 1954

Won't allow two votes
by Reza
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6213
Views: 257375

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

The ABC Murders (Alex Gabassi, 2018) 8/10 Fans have been up in arms with the casting of American actor John Malkovich as Agatha Christie's famous detective Hercule Poirot. Yes, Malkovich is totally wrong for the part - he is bald, has a goatee and his french accent is absurd as it comes and often go...
by Reza
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: The 10th Decade
Topic: Best Picture & Director 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Best Picture & Director 2018

Such an easy choice for me.

Roma and Cuaron with Pawlikowski fairly close in second place.
by Reza
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The 10th Decade
Topic: Best Actor 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Best Actor 2018

The year's best most intense performances were by both, in order, Ethan Hawke in First Reformed and Joaquin Phoenix in You Were Never Really Here. The other three performances which I really liked were Ryan Gosling in First Man, Rupert Everett in The Happy Prince and Robert Redford in The Old Man an...
by Reza
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: 1962 Oscar Shouldabeens
Replies: 15
Views: 5962

1962 Oscar Shouldabeens

Precious Doll wrote:Best Film
Bay of the Angels

Best Director
Jacques Demy for Bay of Angels

Best Actress
**Jean Moreau for Bay of Angels


Bay of Angels was a 1963 release in France.
by Reza
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: 1962 Oscar Shouldabeens
Replies: 15
Views: 5962

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by Reza
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: The People
Topic: R.I.P. Julia Lockwood
Replies: 0
Views: 28

R.I.P. Julia Lockwood

Julia Lockwood obituary Screen and stage actor who was a regular in West End productions in the 1960s bv Anthony Hayward The Guardian 4/5/2019 The actor Julia Lockwood, who has died of pneumonia aged 77, began life in the shadow of her famous mother, Margaret Lockwood, who was confirmed as one of Br...
by Reza
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6213
Views: 257375

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Salam - The First ****** Nobel Laureate (Anand Kamalakar & Zakir Thavar, 2018) 9/10 Tragic story about a man who spent his life being loyal to his country but was time and again reviled, used, rejected and labeled a heretic by the very country he was born and grew up in. Mohammad Abdus Salam was...
by Reza
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6213
Views: 257375

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Isn't it Romantic (Todd Strauss-Schulson, 2019) 1/10 EXTREMELY flimsy and unfunny comedy makes fun of the well known tropes of romantic comedies. It also allows the "large" Australian comic actress, Rain Wilson, an opportunity to play a leading lady. Hating the unnatural world of cinematic...
by Reza
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: The Cam Dagg Memorial Theatre and Literature Forum
Topic: Glenda Jackson back on Broadway as "King Lear"
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Glenda Jackson back on Broadway as "King Lear"

A Star Braves The Winds On the Heath by Ben Brantley New York Times 4/5/2019 Could we please have a little quiet? There's a great actress onstage at the Cort Theater, and I'd like to hear what she's saying. That was the way I felt during much of Sam Gold's production of "King Lear," which ...
by Reza
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6213
Views: 257375

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Mrs Wilson (Richard Laxton, 2018) 8/10 Powerful, intricately paced 3-part BBC drama is a jigsaw puzzle that slowly reveals the life of a man (Ian Glenn) who has led a life of mystery shrouded in lies. When he dies his grieving widow (Ruth Wilson) is confronted by another woman claiming to be his wif...

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