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Postby anonymous1980 » Mon Oct 27, 2008 2:24 am

Vittorio De Sica's Shoeshine. A great film. (10/10)

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Postby Sabin » Mon Oct 27, 2008 2:08 am

'Synecdoche, New York'
See Above. Pending.

'In Search of a Midnight Kiss'
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Death to the Cult of Neutered Hipsters, Pt. II (following 'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist')
Really wanted to go higher on this one because the premise is so clearly there and the aesthetic is wonderful. What a fucking Written-by-a-Guy Movie this is?! Of merit but too obnoxiously indicative of everything I hate about the hipsters generation in all its bullshit soundtrack and all-but-virginal andocentric worldview. This is the kind of movie that Jesse and Celine would ridicule.




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Postby Penelope » Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:21 pm

Unconquered (1947; Cecil B. DeMille) 6/10

Usual DeMille historical hoohaa with Gary Cooper fighting Indians, Howard DaSilva (making for a terrific villain) double-crossing the British, and Paulette Goddard getting caught in the cross-fire, climaxing with a spectacular siege of Fort Pitt.
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Postby HarryGoldfarb » Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:01 pm

Wall*E: 9/10

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Postby Okri » Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:35 pm

Les Temoins - 8/10

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Postby barrybrooks8 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:10 pm

Rachel Getting Married 6/10
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Postby Cinemanolis » Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:49 pm

Recount 7/10
Wall e 6/10
The Visitor 7/10
Vicky Christina Barcelona 6/10

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Postby cam » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:43 pm

Forgetting Sarah Marshall 6/10
The Fall 7.5/10
Recount 9/10
Sex and The City 5.5/10

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Postby Sabin » Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:31 pm

Stuck
6/10

A queer one. It's far too funny to be taken as seriously as the bullshit score would suggest. In an unruly marriage of exploitation cinema, black comedy, and chamber drama, one might say that 'Stuck' gets stuck. But despite intermittent awkwardness of tone, dialogue, and execution, this movie is a fucking hoot, and Mena Suvari has no chance of getting the Oscar nomination she deserves. She's a rather blithe caricaturist and her demented transference is something special. Stephen Rea is the perfectly dour deer in the headlights. Definitely worth checking out, if not entirely believing.

Isn't it based on a true story?

Yes it is.
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Postby Eric » Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:08 pm

WALL*E ... 3/4 ... The first movie from Pixar to justify their unimpeachable reputation since Toy Story 2, at least up until the last half-hour or so.

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Postby Okri » Sun Oct 26, 2008 2:58 pm

Sabin wrote:Stuck
6/10

A queer one. It's far too funny to be taken as seriously as the bullshit score would suggest. In an unruly marriage of exploitation cinema, black comedy, and chamber drama, one might say that 'Stuck' gets stuck. But despite intermittent awkwardness of tone, dialogue, and execution, this movie is a fucking hoot, and Mena Suvari has no chance of getting the Oscar nomination she deserves. She's a rather blithe caricaturist and her demented transference is something special. Stephen Rea is the perfectly dour deer in the headlights. Definitely worth checking out, if not entirely believing.

Isn't it based on a true story?

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Postby rain Bard » Sun Oct 26, 2008 2:40 pm

Killer Klowns From Outer Space (Stephen Chiodo, 1988)

3/10.

Honestly, this film is rather successful at achieving its own modest goals: creepy costumes and funhouse sets; inventive death scenes utilizing some pretty good special effects for its day. But the set-up and the characters are less than interesting, to put it mildly. It would be a more interesting and entertaining film if it were more aggressively inept and bizarre, like the Garbage Pail Kids Movie, a maladroit masterwork from approximately the same time period.




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Postby barrybrooks8 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:55 am

It does get better. Not great, but just more odd and I only kept watching to see what would happen next. The last few scenes looked really spectacular, better than most nominees in Visual Effects.

I just watched Frenzy. 6/10

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Postby paperboy » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:31 am

Southland Tales - 1/10

if it got better after 40 minutes I'll never know

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Postby dreaMaker » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:02 am

Midnight Meat Train

Hmmm 7/10


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