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Forum: General Movie Discussion 8 hours ago
Replies: 7
Has their even been directors who've questioned their own plots?
Posted By Joel
I once edited (among other things) a film short...

I once edited (among other things) a film short and the writer had serious plot holes. When I asked him about it he just told me that he didn't feel people would notice. You may have to find a way to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 18 hours ago
Replies: 9
More human than human is our motto
Posted By Joel
Re: More human than human is our motto

A flub I've always latched onto since I was a kid was the different dialog by Leon.

In the initial interrogation scene it was ; "Let me tell you about my mother"

But in the car playback scene...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 18 hours ago
Replies: 66
If You HATE New Movies...
Posted By Joel
Because people who are aging, some people anyway,...

Because people who are aging, some people anyway, are terrified and need to try and stay relevant in their own minds, so they defend the downfall of the collective at all costs, usually accussing...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 19 hours ago
Replies: 66
If You HATE New Movies...
Posted By Joel
I think the best thing to do is to list films of...

I think the best thing to do is to list films of recent that are very good and see how they might bridge the gap between good films of the past, and note the differences and why one might think they...
Forum: Movie Questions 20 hours ago
Replies: 6
Answered: 80ís Movie with kids in different world
Posted By Joel
Phantasm

Phantasm
Forum: Games and Tabs 1 week ago
Replies: 26,996
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By Joel
Monster Party Unique premise and nasty...

Monster Party

Unique premise and nasty execution. Killer slice em dice em up with manic energy.

The Collector

Massive home invasion thriller with crazy editing creating the dictionary...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 552
Important: Joel's Reviews
Posted By Joel
Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama ...

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

1988, not quite the 90's but definitely a few steps away from the concentrated era of the mid eighties. Direct to video releases become more and more...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 552
Important: Joel's Reviews
Posted By Joel
https://i.imgur.com/MiPtRlk.jpg Mandy by...

https://i.imgur.com/MiPtRlk.jpg

Mandy by Panos Cosmatos


2.5

Well, I did re-watch this to give it a fair shake, and all I have to add now is that this film would have been a lot better if...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,714
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Joel
If a movie is driving you nuts with boredom or...

If a movie is driving you nuts with boredom or frustration, what's not to understand for shutting it off?

People who finish movies they aren't enjoying are just needlessly torturing themselves....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 1,714
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Joel
Kodachrome with Ed Harris. So predictable...

Kodachrome with Ed Harris.

So predictable and typical. I've seen this kind of drama so many times before done so much better. I don't understand the high marks for this film. I had to gong it...
Replies: 30
Alabama abortion law
Posted By Joel
I always like to go back to "flowers grow from...

I always like to go back to "flowers grow from shlt".

Let's say your life or health or finances didn't depend on it..but you just wanted to plaay and then pay for a quick hose job.


You're...
Replies: 30
Alabama abortion law
Posted By Joel
I believein rights for abortion, but a...

I believein rights for abortion, but a stipulation would be a stringent process and profiling, much, much more intensive then say filing for chapter 7.

Put some manpower behind gun ownership and...
Replies: 30
Alabama abortion law
Posted By Joel
Re: Alabama abortion law

ashdoc, you're a white supermicist indian feller?

Hahaha, no shlt?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 17
The problem with Matt Reeve's Batman
Posted By Joel
Have you ever seen an episode of Columbo, or...

Have you ever seen an episode of Columbo, or Manhunter?

Detective work to me is highly interesting. It's all about the writing. And sometimes lessis more, so the audience can help fill it in, Sign...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 17
The problem with Matt Reeve's Batman
Posted By Joel
Who the hell is Matt Reeves? Hate Batman. Talk...

Who the hell is Matt Reeves? Hate Batman. Talk about one boring assed superhero. ooooh, I'm so dark and conflicted. Yawn overload.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 19
Are you addicted to happy endings?
Posted By Joel
I've had enough emotional disturbances in my life...

I've had enough emotional disturbances in my life to trust a GOOD movie with a happy ending. I suppose if I wanted to be paranoid and tell myself "well if I get my hopes up in life for a happy ending...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 4 weeks ago
Replies: 93
MoFo Memoriam: Remembering MoFos we lost in 2018
Posted By Joel
Views the forum as a guest? Maybe not facebook...

Views the forum as a guest? Maybe not facebook then if ya don't do it, but you seem clued in enough to know she's moved on so..no big deal. I'll rephrase..if ANYONE ELSE talks to her, tell her I said...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 4 weeks ago
Replies: 93
MoFo Memoriam: Remembering MoFos we lost in 2018
Posted By Joel
Re: MoFo Memoriam: Remembering MoFos we lost in 2018

She's moved on, which is better than the alternative,i guess some people find other interests and it takes up their free time.[/QUOTE]


Glad to hear shes still kickin. If anyone talks to her tell...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 552
Important: Joel's Reviews
Posted By Joel
The Highwaymen (2019) dir: Johnny Lee Hancock ...

The Highwaymen (2019)
dir: Johnny Lee Hancock
https://i.imgur.com/gAUzk6m.jpg


Costner and Harrelson get cast alongside each other as two Texas rangers on the trail of the infamous Bonnie and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-11-19
Replies: 14
Do you think the sound mix is chosen for art, or for purely technical?
Posted By Joel
I think this thread is asking to be called...

I think this thread is asking to be called "Auteurs - nailing the sound mix- the vision of one man, or like-minded men alike"
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-11-19
Replies: 14
Do you think the sound mix is chosen for art, or for purely technical?
Posted By Joel
I think it boils down to sensibilities vs. studio...

I think it boils down to sensibilities vs. studio politics or throwing in the towel once you've completed pricipal photography and an assembly edit.

Some "directors" choose to let the sound...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-11-19
Replies: 14
Do you think the sound mix is chosen for art, or for purely technical?
Posted By Joel
They hear it differently because it's a make...

They hear it differently because it's a make believe movie meant for a general audience, and not a documentary. Hollywood always gets the cold, hard facts wrong, and part of being a filmmaker is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-11-19
Replies: 14
Do you think the sound mix is chosen for art, or for purely technical?
Posted By Joel
It's chosen for both, it depends on the...

It's chosen for both, it depends on the movie/crew making the film.

Sound is often more important than visuals in a movie because it relays information not always caught by the camera and helps...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-11-19
Replies: 5
Food For Thought
Posted By Joel
The Station Agent changed my viewpoint. Not so...

The Station Agent changed my viewpoint. Not so much about the world but about simplicity and circumstance. It deals a small hand with the right ingredients and is built around friendship, trust and...
Forum: Movie Reviews 05-09-19
Replies: 552
Important: Joel's Reviews
Posted By Joel
My reviews have zero flow. Damn

My reviews have zero flow. Damn