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Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
Replies: 298
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

I've submitted my ballot as the decision making process was increasing my anxiety levels too much. It's done now. Finally.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
Thought you meant a MOFO poster on this forum...

Thought you meant a MOFO poster on this forum then! Yes that's really tragic and makes me want to search out the film he directed called 'Sisters'
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'Brother' (1997) ...

'Brother' (1997)
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51XB417VSKL._AC_SY445_.jpg

I think some MOFO on this site recommended this one a few years back and it's been wobbling about on my watchlist...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 6 days ago
Replies: 2
Anybody watch Chinese TV Shows?
Posted By ScarletLion
Hmm, that's where it does get tricky. There's a...

Hmm, that's where it does get tricky. There's a platform called IQIYI but it's not available worldwide.

https://www.iq.com/search?query=the%20bad%20kids&originInput=
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 6 days ago
Replies: 2
Anybody watch Chinese TV Shows?
Posted By ScarletLion
Anybody watch Chinese TV Shows?

Having watched 'The Bad Kids' which was excellent, I'm now nearing the end of 'The Long Night' which is also really engaging and watchable. Two very well produced and written shows.
The Bad Kids:...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
Yes Mark! Soon to be released as part of...

Yes Mark! Soon to be released as part of Criterion's first ever 4K package! Cracking film.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'7 Prisoners' (2021) ...

'7 Prisoners' (2021)

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZGJmNzkzYmEtYmJmOC00NDViLTliODgtNzAxMjg2MDNjMWJiXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMTEzMTI1Mjk3._V1_.jpg

Well made little drama focusing on modern...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 13
One of the best films of 2021 so far
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: One of the best films of 2021 so far

2021 has been one of the best years for film for a very long time. I don't know whether it's because I've watched quite a few !

The top 20 here are all quality films.

1. Quo Vadis, Aida?...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 17
Underrated or overlooked Dark comedies
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Underrated or overlooked Dark comedies

Pretty much anything by Todd Solondz.
Agree with Chypmunk that Anders Thomas Jensen films are darkly funny. 'Adam's Apples' is great.
The original 'Rams' is supposed to be good but I've not seen...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 25
Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?
Posted By ScarletLion
Yeah it doesn't surprise me at all. It's just a...

Yeah it doesn't surprise me at all. It's just a little frustrating when I know so many people would love to discover so many films already mentioned in this thread. But all they have is Netflix,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 25
Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?
Posted By ScarletLion
Sure, I was responding to this: There...

Sure, I was responding to this:



There is only less interest in them because Western audiences are fed films that make money as a priority over films of high quality that won't make as much...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 25
Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?

I wonder if you showed the average 'person who likes movies' a film like 'Capernaum', then showed them 'The Emoji movie' ....would they wonder why one is infinitely more accessible than the other?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 25
Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?

They're not ignored. They are spoken about less though.

I have championed Makmhalbaf, Pahani, Asghar Farhadi and Kiarostami many times on this website. But their films are harder to find for the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 220
The 75 best looking films ever made
Posted By ScarletLion
No 10. ‘I am Cuba' (1964) Directed by Mikhail...

No 10. ‘I am Cuba' (1964)
Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov
DoP.: Sergey Urusevskiy

https://i.imgur.com/5zROLQr.gif

Sergei Urusevskiy was a long time collaborator with Kalatazov, and his other...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 4
Great Sleeper Movies of the 1960s?
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Great Sleeper Movies of the 1960s?

What is a 'sleeper movie' ? Aren't these just 'great movies' ?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
These 2 look right up my street, thanks Mark.

These 2 look right up my street, thanks Mark.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'Bulado' (2021) ...

'Bulado' (2021)

https://repeatingislands.files.wordpress.com/2020/10/bulado-film-eche-janga-2020.jpg

Coming of age type story about a young girl in the Dutch Antilles Island of Curacao who is...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 week ago
Replies: 10
The Beta Test (Jim Cummings)
Posted By ScarletLion
I'm a fan. I've liked everything I've seen from...

I'm a fan. I've liked everything I've seen from him. He just has this charisma that you can't learn. And he can really write a script.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
Excellent thanks. Not heard of it so will add to...

Excellent thanks. Not heard of it so will add to list.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
I think that's the only one of hers I haven't...

I think that's the only one of hers I haven't seen but is on my list.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30
How many films have you watched so far this year?
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: How many films have you watched so far this year?

That is very good going. I've watched 274.

A full time job and a young family has curbed my ability to watch more, but I am hopeful of making it past the 300 films in a calendar year landmark for...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,939
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'Zama' (2018) Dir. Lucrecia Martel ...

'Zama' (2018)
Dir. Lucrecia Martel

https://i.imgur.com/wK50AtD.gif

I thought this was pretty incredible. It's adapted from a novel about a sefaring lawyer waiting for a transfer from a...
Replies: 14
Let's talk about home studio speakers
Posted By ScarletLion
An HDMI cable. Which is (ARC). So Everything...

An HDMI cable. Which is (ARC). So Everything plays through it from your TV. There is also an HDMI input which I stick my media player / Blu Ray player into for the best sound possible.
Replies: 14
Let's talk about home studio speakers
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Let's talk about home studio speakers

Having young children puts me off getting expensive speakers that can be damaged but I do have a Vizio Soundbar with wireless rears and sub.
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 220
The 75 best looking films ever made
Posted By ScarletLion
No 13. ‘The Colour of Pomegranates' (1969) ...

No 13. ‘The Colour of Pomegranates' (1969)
Directed by Sergei Parajanov
DoP.: Suren Shakhbazyan

https://i.imgur.com/jWnmeb1.gif

Much like a few other films in this list, the narrative is...