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Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-23-21
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-23-21
Replies: 57
How do you judge films and how much you care about directing?
Posted By Ezrangel
Do you have a list of favorites or you think your...

Do you have a list of favorites or you think your top 10 are the best films?

How much value do you give to directing: and do you know most technicism?

180 degree rule

One take shot

Editing
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
In my opinion... thereís always a sense of...

In my opinion... thereís always a sense of objectivity.

For example: directors on the same level as Orson Welles and Kubrick.

I'd say: critical reviews, awards, and all-time (or decade) lists...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
He's got also more than James Cameron or...

He's got also more than James Cameron or Villenueve.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Exactly. I know whatís mise en scene, 180 degree...

Exactly. I know whatís mise en scene, 180 degree rule, one take and can see if a film is directed well or not but I am not the biggest expert in telling someone why a scene is good 100% and one is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I do like James Wan films Saw, Fast 7 and...

I do like James Wan films

Saw, Fast 7 and Conjuring are all great and enjoyable films that I have seen multiple times.

And last thing; I would end the discussion here. Not the biggest expert of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I have just watched his films and you can clearly...

I have just watched his films and you can clearly see that Lynch does have a dinstinct surreal style so instead of focusing on the plot, I enjoyed his films a lot more the second time.

What I mean...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I mean, a competent director. Of course,...

I mean, a competent director.

Of course, quality of a film is objective. And I have changed my opinion in Lynch since months; heís great.

Mulholland drive is in my top 10.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Itís not about Nolan but in general; how a...

Itís not about Nolan but in general; how a reviewer talks and reviews something.

You can see whoís unbiased or more fair and whoís an hater. Itís easy.

The term "hack" alone means someone is an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I donít see much wrong with hobbits either the...

I donít see much wrong with hobbits either the script was just overstuffed and they were boring and had cgi

But his directing is always good.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
But Snyder and Bay are 100% hacks, based on their...

But Snyder and Bay are 100% hacks, based on their directing and critical reviews, lol.

I mean Bela Tarr etc, seems like snob stuff that probably would say that some blockbuster director like Nolan...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-07-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
DePalma, Carpenter have fallen off and had plenty...

DePalma, Carpenter have fallen off and had plenty of panned films but that does cancel their great stuff? No.

So, in no way, Nolan can or will be described as an hack.

Also, I trust more about...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Refn is an ok, style over substance director with...

Refn is an ok, style over substance director with duds into his resume. If thatís what you call great, like heís got only one film worth mentioning or talking about (drive)... lol

I heavily...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
No, that's not how it works. Anyone, with some...

No, that's not how it works. Anyone, with some logic and intelligence know that it's his "problem" in that case.

I know about set pieces, cgi and can see that lord of the rings are great films and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Subjective opinions and personal preferences are...

Subjective opinions and personal preferences are sacred but you gotta recognize the credit and accept some facts.

I donít like lord of the rings, but of course Jackson is a very good or great...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Nolanís films have won 12 oscars out of 30...

Nolanís films have won 12 oscars out of 30 nominations (both for technical aspects and quality)

they are all critically acclaimed by professional critics, with many being in their respective best...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
(Look at my avatar) and top 10 and youíll find...

(Look at my avatar) and top 10 and youíll find that i like them both.

I know some people have higher standards but what matters is the execution or the overall product.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I also like directors from Hitchcock to...

I also like directors from Hitchcock to Cronenberg to Russo Brothers to Leone etc.

I wouldnít say a critically acclaimed film which is in all best of the year and decade list and has won 4 Oscar...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I disagree with what you have said, but no...

I disagree with what you have said, but no problem.



What I mean is that they seem to be more of a filmmaker project compared to mcu films



At the end of the day, it's just... a film.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Inception and Paprika are different films -- one...

Inception and Paprika are different films -- one is an heist film, that revolves on two people "changing" their life, and the other is a mystery one.

Not like it matters, since Inception just...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
I've seen a lot more "praise" and balanced...

I've seen a lot more "praise" and balanced opinions towards Raimi's Spider-Man compared to MCU's films and "Prestige, Memento" compared to Inception and The Dark Knight Rises though.

So i think,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Re: Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?

Why would someone "hate" this type of films:

http://www.dvd-covers.org/d/241081-3/Inception_full_001.jpg
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-21
Replies: 162
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?
Posted By Ezrangel
Do cinephiles watch blockbuster films?

I've noticed there's always higher opinions of Spielberg, Nolan, Cameron, MCU and other blockbuster (except a few exceptions) with general audience and enthusiast compared to cinephiles.

What do...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 08-01-21
Replies: 13
What directors appear the most in your top 100?
Posted By Ezrangel
Coppola has 3 (godfather 1, 2 and apocalypse now)...

Coppola has 3 (godfather 1, 2 and apocalypse now)

Micheal Mann has 2 (collateral and heat)

fincher has two (zodiac and se7en)

Scorsese has atleast five (departed, wolf, casino, taxi driver...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-08-21
Replies: 11
Awesome protagonists in movie
Posted By Ezrangel
Re: Awesome protagonists in movie

I'd say Neil McCauley in Heat, Vincent in Collateral, Dom Cobb in Inception and The Driver in Drive.