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Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 7
Non-English Movies About Vietnam?
Posted By Flicker
Re: Non-English Movies About Vietnam?

Not strictly Vietnam, but there's movies about the french Indochina (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Indochina)in colonial times.

Indochine (1992) (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104507/)...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1
Stuff you first discovered through parodies.
Posted By Flicker
Stuff you first discovered through parodies.

As I've said elsewhere, I'm exploring some classics that reached me through parodies or other references (in particular, some of Murder By Death's detective archetypes). I suppose most of us have...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 61
What films have you seen that you think most people haven't seen?
Posted By Flicker
I wish more people has seen Fish Story (2009) and...

I wish more people has seen Fish Story (2009) and Kitchen Stories (2003), but at least the mofo decade thingy may give them a little boost here.

On the other end of the spectrum, I think -or...
Forum: Games and Tabs 2 weeks ago
Replies: 16,636
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Flicker
13 movies with scenes where a character...

13 movies with scenes where a character miraculously survives a dangerous situation (Identify the situation, Post video):

1. Superman III (falling from a tall building)
2. T2 Trainspotting (Mark...
Forum: Games and Tabs 3 weeks ago
Replies: 16,636
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Flicker
13 movies with scenes where a character...

13 movies with scenes where a character miraculously survives a dangerous situation (Identify the situation, Post video):

1. Superman III (falling from a tall building)
2. T2 Trainspotting (Mark...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 weeks ago
Replies: 29
Batman (1989)
Posted By Flicker
Re: Batman (1989)

It's odd how this batman and also the 2019 joker film choose to make the joker 20 years older than batman.

Anyway. Burton's batmen are movies I regularly try to like. And fail. The design is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 104
Cartoon Thread Has Risen From the Grave
Posted By Flicker
Just checked through the word search function,...

Just checked through the word search function, but didn't find it in this thread :

Ever seen Nag Ansorge's Sabbath (1991) ?
Forum: Movie Questions 3 weeks ago
Replies: 6
Answered: Man turns evil after car accident
Posted By Flicker
Re: Friend of mine doesnt remember moive name

There's a bit of that in Hideaway (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113303). There's a car accident, there's post-mortem reanimation, there's evil. I don't remember if there was anything deliberate...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 13
Hitchcock Movies: Jimmy Stewart vs Cary Grant
Posted By Flicker
Re: Hitchcock Movies: Jimmy Stewart vs Cary Grant

Depends on the mood. Grant feels a bit more humorous, Stewart a bit more dramatic.
Forum: Movie Questions 3 weeks ago
Replies: 2
Unanswered:  What old movie does a girl sing queen in?
Posted By Flicker
Re: What old movie does a girl sing queen in?

There's 72 entries for "rock you" under "soundtrack", here : https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1277102/

Sucker Punch has sea monsters and pirate ships ?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 6
Unexpectedly decent movies
Posted By Flicker
My little Boris Karloff spree accidentally...

My little Boris Karloff spree accidentally morphed into an exploration of asian detectives played by "white" americans in the 30s. And after the cheap and marvelously embarrassing Mr Wong Detective,...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 3 weeks ago
Replies: 283
Custom Lists: Beta Testing
Posted By Flicker
Re: Custom Lists: Beta Testing

Damn, lost my post. I'll try to remember the phrasing, but it's getting blurry.

1) I had an error message appearing shortly as I was adding a film to my "At sea" list, which is around 50...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 32
Things you dislike in movies
Posted By Flicker
I love Bond movies. They're also a mine of things...

I love Bond movies. They're also a mine of things I dislike in movies. But hey, some people I love are also a mine of stuff I hate in people.

Anyway, Tomorrow never dies, pre-title sequence....
Replies: 3,304
Things that annoy you...
Posted By Flicker
Yes, I think it's super important that children...

Yes, I think it's super important that children learn that homosexuals exists and are people after the puberty, and after having strongly internalized a clear cut traditionalist "manly is manly,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Movies you thought were better on a re-watch
Posted By Flicker
Re: Movies you thought were better on a re-watch

Goodfellas. One case of wrong expectations. It's a great film for what it aims to be, and what it aims to be is precious. But for a kid expecting a pew pew untouchables action movie, yeah, it...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 33
when/do you read movie reviews?
Posted By Flicker
Re: when/do you read movie reviews?

There's so many different types of reviews. I sometimes read short reviews before deciding to watch a film, when I'm not sure what quality to expect (some pitches can really go both ways). I...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 weeks ago
Replies: 7
SCP show?
Posted By Flicker
Re: SCP show?

Hasn't there been some SCP shorts ? I haven't checked them out (I had played a bit of an indie videogame though), but they seemed to miss the point by just taking a monstrosity and making an x-files...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 8
Judge Dredd
Posted By Flicker
Re: Judge Dredd

They were stuck between an iconic helmet and a star's face recognition value. The result isn't very dredd-y.

Have you watched the 2012 Dredd with Karl Urban and Lena Headey ? This one is a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 29
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By Flicker
In fact most vampire movies would qualify. Their...

In fact most vampire movies would qualify. Their days tend to last ten minutes. To be fair, it's less artificial when the story only follows the nocturnal creatures. Thinking What we do in the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 29
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By Flicker
30 Days of Night is a fun movie, adapted from an...

30 Days of Night is a fun movie, adapted from an odd graphic novel, about a bunch of vampires suddenly realizing that there's some nice opportunities to seek near the arctic circle.

Elevator to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 125
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Flicker
I don't think so. We disagree on too important...

I don't think so. We disagree on too important premises and most of them have nothing to do with cinema (so, they're off topic here, not to mention their political implications). What's related to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 125
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Flicker
It's a trend towards vague rebalancing, that is...

It's a trend towards vague rebalancing, that is far from being achieved but already perceived as a dramatic reversal. There's no contradiction in acknowledging one and denying the other. The other...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 125
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Flicker
Re: Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!

It's still a focus away from the original movie's (rare female) main character, towards a more (commonplace male character), for a part of the story that, in my opinion, would have better been left...
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 weeks ago
Replies: 16,636
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Flicker
13 divers 1. Thunderball (1965) 2. Zombi 2...

13 divers

1. Thunderball (1965)
2. Zombi 2 (1979)
3. The Deep (1977)
4. The Big Blue (1988)
5. The Abyss (1989)
6. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
7. Splash (1984)
8. The life aquatic...
Replies: 7,585
What was the last DVD you bought and why?
Posted By Flicker
Moolaade. Which is quite fitting, given the...

Moolaade. Which is quite fitting, given the current vote's decade. Sembčne Ousmane's movies are so hard to find, I may give up on the remaining ones and just read his novels instead.

But, for...