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Forum: Movie Reviews 01-28-21
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The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
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Goodfellas wasn't on my list but probably should have been. I think that it's my brother's number one favourite film.

There are certain films that just exude non-stop energy, that have a vibrance...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-28-21
Replies: 52
Best "Long Take" shots in film
Posted By Daniel M
Another film I loved recently with lots of long...

Another film I loved recently with lots of long takes, Brian De Palma's Snake Eyes. Here's the opening.

https://vimeo.com/3235512

Edit: Just saw Minio beat me to this on the last page, my bad!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-21
Replies: 52
Best "Long Take" shots in film
Posted By Daniel M
Re: Best "Long Take" shots in film

One of my favourites in recent times is from The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Davies.

Here's some of it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYhWfgfEfzQ
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-27-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Casablanca is an amazing film but I forgot to...

Casablanca is an amazing film but I forgot to include it on my list. The same goes for the next three films coming up, so I kind of feel glad in a way that I missed out all four and didn't really end...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-27-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
I thought that The Hateful Eight was especially...

I thought that The Hateful Eight was especially interesting because it was released at a time of inflamed racial tensions in America. I remember some of the Black Lives Matter protests before the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-27-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
I had Pulp Fiction somewhere around the middle of...

I had Pulp Fiction somewhere around the middle of my list, but there are not many films that will ever be as important and influential as it to me.

I had just watched Reservoir Dogs and can...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-25-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Personally I canít believe Rio Bravo and Boogie...

Personally I canít believe Rio Bravo and Boogie Nights missed out. Thought there were a fair few fans on here.
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-25-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown

I think Jaws is a very good film, possibly a great one, but it's been far too long since I last saw it. It's one of my step-dad's favourite films and I have always enjoyed reading Mark's enthusiasm...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-25-21
Replies: 69,108
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
So we should be getting It Would Happen to You in...

So we should be getting It Would Happen to You in 2034, right?
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-25-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown

Some quick thoughts catching up...

9. Apocalypse Now (290 points)

Excellent film and a long-time favourite of mine. The capture of the descent into darkness/madness has never been so riveting,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-21
Replies: 69,108
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Glad you enjoyed it Mark. Did you check it out...

Glad you enjoyed it Mark. Did you check it out because of its inclusion in my favourite films of the 2010s thread, or just a coincidence? I got the chance to see it at a local film society last year...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-21
Replies: 69,108
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
One of my favourite Hitch films. I see The 39...

One of my favourite Hitch films. I see The 39 Steps, Foreign Correspondent, and then North by Northwest as a kind of trilogy where he ups the ante each time: first Britain, then Europe, then the USA!
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Bernie Gone Viral
Posted By Daniel M
I know youíll like this one Sean... ...

I know youíll like this one Sean...

https://www.movieforums.com/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=72058&stc=1&d=1611262797
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-21-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
https://compote.slate.com/images/7b8b8092-6024-4ae...

https://compote.slate.com/images/7b8b8092-6024-4ae3-9ee6-9cdc04a3b99b.gif

Citizen Kane was #2 on my list.

Like many classics, it's a film that has grown on me with repeat viewings. I think I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-20-21
Replies: 22
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s
Posted By Daniel M
I've seen quite a bit of Histoires du Cinema, I...

I've seen quite a bit of Histoires du Cinema, I used to have all the parts saved on my old computer. But I stopped watching it because I felt like I was still very early in my film-watching days so...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-20-21
Replies: 22
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s
Posted By Daniel M
I think I've seen almost all his Sixties films,...

I think I've seen almost all his Sixties films, but after that my viewings are a lot more scattered, and I don't recall ever sitting down and having a bit of a watching spree as I did with his debut...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-20-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
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I think the fact that people are debating whether Lord of the Rings should be a single entry or not is a testament to the quality/consistency of the job Peter Jackson did with the films. If any of...
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What Do You Do For A Living?
Posted By Daniel M
I was five, beat that! Now I am... a web...

I was five, beat that!

Now I am... a web developer! :p
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-20-21
Replies: 22
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s
Posted By Daniel M
Haven't seen that one, sorry. Even though I'm a...

Haven't seen that one, sorry. Even though I'm a huge Godard fan and I've seen a lot of his films I still have some noticeable gaps.

I know a lot of people, including some Godard fans, had a very...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-20-21
Replies: 22
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s
Posted By Daniel M
The List... 72011 25. Meek's Cutoff...

The List...

72011

25. Meek's Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt, 2010)

Kelly Reichardt beautifully captures the American West with restraint and care, two traits you would not always associate with the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-20-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown

Two films that I like but didn't vote for either.

Dr. Strangelove was a film I found I really enjoyed when I first saw it. I had never really seen anything like it before and was impressed by both...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-19-21
Replies: 7,105
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
As much as I've loved the clues and think they've...

As much as I've loved the clues and think they've been a fun addition to this countdown, I agree that heading into the top 12 they're just going to be too easy with the extremely small pool of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-19-21
Replies: 22
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s
Posted By Daniel M
Thanks JayDee :D To be honest I'm expecting...

Thanks JayDee :D

To be honest I'm expecting the next 25 to be more polarising if you thought this set was bad :p I remember Nightcrawler at the cinema when it came out, I was at Uni and went with...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-19-21
Replies: 22
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s
Posted By Daniel M
Daniel M's Top 50 Films of the 2010s

71967

Introduction

Inspired by the wonderful thread created by Holden Pike, I've decided to create a thread of my own to share my favourite films of the last decade. I'm going to list my top...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-19-21
Replies: 69,108
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
I've only seen two Cagney films but they contain...

I've only seen two Cagney films but they contain two of my favourite performances of all time. One is Yankee Doodle Dandee which I was quite trepidatious going into but ended up lovely largely due to...