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Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-28-19
Replies: 4
Is the Plot Diagram A Good Storytelling Reference?
Posted By jal90
It is. But it's also not an obligatory reference,...

It is. But it's also not an obligatory reference, and in other cultures it isn't the main narrative structure of choice.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-12-19
Replies: 42
Why is "studio interference" have such a negative connotation?
Posted By jal90
Because directors are perceived as the main...

Because directors are perceived as the main ideologists of the movies they make, so any change made from a third party is seen as against the very artistic purity of the project. I think it's not a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-22-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
That's an assumption of an assumption you are...

That's an assumption of an assumption you are making out there.

I don't seem to think anything. I just don't think it's fair to hold that kind of argument from either of our positions. Because...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-17-19
Replies: 16
I'm done with Marvel
Posted By jal90
[LOLs in Spanish]

[LOLs in Spanish]
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-17-19
Replies: 1,943
MoFo Top 100 Horror Movies: The List
Posted By jal90
Had to put The snow woman at my 25th. A very...

Had to put The snow woman at my 25th. A very aesthetic story about elements of Japanese folklore, more about supernatural romance than truly horror, but with the unease of dealing with an essentially...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-14-19
Replies: 633
The Movie Forums Top 100 Horror Movies
Posted By jal90
Just sent my list. I hope everything's okay.

Just sent my list. I hope everything's okay.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
Yes, the position is contrary to some trans...

Yes, the position is contrary to some trans people's thoughts and opinions on the matter. What moral high ground do you believe I set myself in? Holy crap, Yoda, don't give me that. If I didn't say...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
Uhm Yoda, you are bringing accusations here that...

Uhm Yoda, you are bringing accusations here that are unfair to the debate. I do know that not all trans people feel the same about this subject. I never talked in behalf of anybody, I said that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
That's the point actually, that it's not fair to...

That's the point actually, that it's not fair to not attend their demands when there is not equality of opportunities for starters. How common is for a transgender actor to get a role as a cisgender...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
I understand what you are saying, it just doesn't...

I understand what you are saying, it just doesn't apply because I'm commenting on the idea that transgender actors/actresses factually do not have the same opportunities in the industry. And it DID...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
Holy ****, Guap. Like holy ****. If...

Holy ****, Guap.

Like holy ****.

If there's a last straw to ever be made in this discussion, it's you comparing the acts against discrimination of minorities with genocide. I'm not bothering...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
Please, Guaporense, we are having a serious...

Please, Guaporense, we are having a serious debate, don't go at me with "that's backwards racism!!" meme answers that don't apply. I can accept the point of view that the interpretative role of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-14-19
Replies: 70
Why does society want actors to be similar to roles they are playing?
Posted By jal90
Honestly, I kinda hope that people who say stuff...

Honestly, I kinda hope that people who say stuff like "aliens should play aliens" are just memeing because if that's not the case then I'm legitimately concerned.

Transgender actors and actresses...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-08-19
Replies: 47
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By jal90
Oh yep, it's great! Though it's a co-production...

Oh yep, it's great! Though it's a co-production between Estonia and Georgia and it turned that @Jabs (http://www.movieforums.com/community/member.php?u=100572) had already picked one movie from both...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-08-19
Replies: 47
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By jal90
I'm glad you found it useful! This seems fun to...

I'm glad you found it useful! This seems fun to do, so I'll go on. Time for Asia:

Afghanistan - Osama (Siddiq Barmak, 2003) is excellent. Atiq Rahimi's The patience stone and Earth and ashes can...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-08-19
Replies: 47
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By jal90
Let's see. I'll talk about stuff that I've either...

Let's see. I'll talk about stuff that I've either watched or know that there are available copies on the internet.

Albania - Alive! (Artan Minarolli, 2009) is the one I've watched, it's fine....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-13-19
Replies: 26
Favorite Movies With Less Than 1,000 IMDB Ratings?
Posted By jal90
Took a while to list them: Borderline...

Took a while to list them:



Borderline (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020701/) (1930)
Safe in Hell (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022335/) (1931)
Broken lullaby...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-11-19
Replies: 53,589
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By jal90
Harry & son (Paul Newman, 1984) is kind of...

Harry & son (Paul Newman, 1984) is kind of impolished and could have been a little better acted, but I just don't care and I don't think it loses anything of its meaning and gravitas either way. Its...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 12-14-18
Replies: 60
I'm leaving MoFo for good!!!
Posted By jal90
So I come back in form for the arthouse and the...

So I come back in form for the arthouse and the kink and you are leaving? Minio, please. I need to keep filling my watchlist with extremely objectionable pinku content. Don't leave!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-14-18
Replies: 81
My Top 70 Favorite Best Movie Scenes All Time.
Posted By jal90
I remember that scene of Peter Pan as my biggest...

I remember that scene of Peter Pan as my biggest "but I'm supposed to be rooting for Peter Pan in this movie, right?" in there. Poor Captain Hook, the most bullied Disney villain ever created.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-14-18
Replies: 165
Why do some of you just quit watching a Movie?
Posted By jal90
I have also quit watching movies; but I never...

I have also quit watching movies; but I never take it as something definitive. The first time I watched Kusturica's Underground I began to lose interest after the first 45 minutes. Watched it again a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-12-18
Replies: 53,589
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By jal90
The sheltering sky (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1990) -...

The sheltering sky (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1990) - 3


Well, it was not a lot of fun, but I'm sort of glad to have started with this long-postponed director. This is an existential drama about...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-12-18
Replies: 27,210
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By jal90
This is what I got from randomizing my watchlist:...

This is what I got from randomizing my watchlist:


https://prodimage.images-bn.com/pimages/0888574444433_p0_v2_s550x406.jpg


So here goes my first time with Bertolucci. Hope it's fun.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-12-18
Replies: 29
Do people have quite low attention spans with movies today?
Posted By jal90
What is up with picturing entire trends through...

What is up with picturing entire trends through anecdotal evidence?
Forum: Movie Reviews 04-24-18
Replies: 807
Important: Guaporense and Zotis Review Animation
Posted By jal90
Oh wow thank you! I didn't even realize it was my...

Oh wow thank you! I didn't even realize it was my anniversary.