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Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-01-07
Replies: 23
It started so well...
Posted By Tbj
Re: It started so well...

War of the Worlds (2005) is a bad movie on its own, but the ending makes it even worse.

I can't think of good movies with crappy endings now, maybe the mummy shouting at the end of The Tenant was...
Forum: Movie Reviews 08-01-07
Replies: 6
"Il deserto rosso"
Posted By Tbj
"Il deserto rosso"

I watched it last night and loved it.

Discuss.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-11-07
Replies: 229
Your Favorite Dark Comedy Movie
Posted By Tbj
Re: Your Favorite Dark Comedy Movie

I agree with the poster who said Almodovar. :modest:

Labyrinth of Passion, Dark Habits, What Have I Done to Deserve This? and Pepi Luci Bom. Also Kika, though it's not as great.

I'd like to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-07-07
Replies: 229
Your Favorite Dark Comedy Movie
Posted By Tbj
Re: Your Favorite Dark Comedy Movie

The Exterminating Angel.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-08-06
Replies: 141
Best Films of the 1990s?
Posted By Tbj
Three Colors: Blue, White And Red

Three Colors: Blue, White And Red
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-08-06
Replies: 94
Best Opening & Closing Scenes
Posted By Tbj
Opening: Repulsion Closing: The Discreet Charm...

Opening: Repulsion
Closing: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-21-06
Replies: 222
Best foreign film of all-time
Posted By Tbj
Kielowski's Dekalog definitely belongs here,...

Kielowski's Dekalog definitely belongs here, finished watching last night, amazing.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-20-06
Replies: 135
Favorite Obscure Movie
Posted By Tbj
"Pepi, Luci, Bom & Other Girls Like Mom" ...

"Pepi, Luci, Bom & Other Girls Like Mom"

Almodovar first 'commercial' movie (he made "****, **** Me Tim" in 1978 but it was never released and it's so rare that not even director's greatest fan...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-20-06
Replies: 129
Whats the best movie ending of all time?
Posted By Tbj
'The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie' has one...

'The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie' has one of the most clever and (imho) genius ridden endings.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-16-06
Replies: 37
Show us your Top 25, revised and spanking new
Posted By Tbj
Hard to choose. (the order is pretty casual,...

Hard to choose. (the order is pretty casual, sorry!)

1 Santa Sangre (1989, Alejandro Jodorowsky)
2 What Have I Done To Deserve This? (1984, Pedro Almodovar)
3 Sonatine (1993, Takeshi Kitano)
4...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-14-06
Replies: 0
Carmen Maura
Posted By Tbj
Carmen Maura

I think she is my favourite actress, i've seen her in some Almodovar movie and i was really impressed, wow a great talent imho.

Have you seen "What have i done to deserve this?", "Women on the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-06
Replies: 42
Great Performances in Below Average Movies
Posted By Tbj
Edward Norton in American History X was a god,...

Edward Norton in American History X was a god, but the movie seemed a bit boring and i honestly think it's a bit overrated.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-06
Replies: 73
movie titles: bad translations!
Posted By Tbj
Italy is the queen of bad translations: ...

Italy is the queen of bad translations:

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind = If You Left Me, I Would Erase You
My Own Private Idaho = Handsome & Damned

O_O
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-09-06
Replies: 222
Best foreign film of all-time
Posted By Tbj
I'm from Italy, i'll exclude Italian & American...

I'm from Italy, i'll exclude Italian & American movies. (one movie per director)
(i haven't seen anything by Fassbinder or Tarkovskij, so don't blame me if they're not included yet)

"Santa...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-09-06
Replies: 22
What it takes
Posted By Tbj
I think: 1. Write brilliant and catchy...

I think:

1. Write brilliant and catchy dialogues, never use stereotipated phrases and don't underestimate the power of words. (and how they are spoken!)

2. Don't force yourself. If you can't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-01-06
Replies: 28
movie going experience
Posted By Tbj
I hate children in "mature" screenings,...

I hate children in "mature" screenings, cell-phone addicts and couples finger-shaggin' in the seat next to mine, that's all.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-01-06
Replies: 110
Must-see movies
Posted By Tbj
Oh, uh. I admit i have read only the title ...

Oh, uh.

I admit i have read only the title :rolleyes:

So, i reccomend..
.. well, you should see "Three Colors: Red", exactly what i call a 'film': art, messages 'n' good acting.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 02-28-06
Replies: 808
Sexiest Actors/Actresses
Posted By Tbj
James Spader is such a sick hottie, my god !...

James Spader is such a sick hottie, my god ! Lovely.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 70
Poll: What is the Pretty Woman of guy flicks?
Posted By Tbj
Happy Together, Law Of Desire, Priscilla: Queen...

Happy Together, Law Of Desire, Priscilla: Queen Of The Desert.

Jokin'.. btw, i always hated both chick flick and "hunk" flicks.

(i love the movies i mentioned, they have a bit of man and woman)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 110
Must-see movies
Posted By Tbj
There are no must see movies, it's all about the...

There are no must see movies, it's all about the things you are most likely to find interesting.

As for instance, i adore twisted movies so for me "Tetsuo" should be a must-see.. but not for...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 101
Most thought provoking movies
Posted By Tbj
Some people i know claim to use drugs for fun,...

Some people i know claim to use drugs for fun, and tell me they can control themselves.. i used to find it quite 'normal', then i saw "Requiem For a Dream" and i thought of the consequences those...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 1,487
What Is The Most Disturbing Film?
Posted By Tbj
I must add "Crash" by David Cronenberg. I...

I must add "Crash" by David Cronenberg.

I found it at the same time sexually arousal and sexually unsettling, quite his masterpiece amongst the flick i have seen.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 290
First R rated movie you ever saw?
Posted By Tbj
The rating system here in Italy is quite...

The rating system here in Italy is quite different.. i think .. the first "14" movie i have ever seen was Pulp Fiction.

I enjoyed it so much that i started watching movies with heavier ratings.
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 43
What scenes give you the "Chillbumps"?
Posted By Tbj
Profondo Rosso: Daria Nicolodi is in the...

Profondo Rosso:

Daria Nicolodi is in the mirror!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-06
Replies: 1,487
What Is The Most Disturbing Film?
Posted By Tbj
Last night i watched "Boys Don't Cry".. all the...

Last night i watched "Boys Don't Cry".. all the part from the discovery of Brandon's sex is very rough and disturbing, and the murder scene is just too much to handle.