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Forum: General Movie Discussion 10 hours ago
Replies: 2,803
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
I'm not going to argue that Pegg and Frost aren't...

I'm not going to argue that Pegg and Frost aren't far better leads. Just that I don't mind Cera in the role and he makes sense as a rival to Schwartzman.

I was hanging by a thread, hoping that all...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 2,803
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Mae Whitman was easily my least favorite part of...

Mae Whitman was easily my least favorite part of SP. I like Cera in it, though I find it hard to believe that any of the love interests would find him appealing on any level.

However, none of it...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 2,803
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
It was easily my least favorite Wright film until...

It was easily my least favorite Wright film until I watched half of his Sparks doc.

Man, Sparks feels like an unfunny comedy skit that's taken on a life of its own.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 14 hours ago
Replies: 7
Anyone Here Make Films?
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Aw shucks! Thanks, amigo!

Aw shucks! Thanks, amigo!
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 14 hours ago
Replies: 7
Anyone Here Make Films?
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Indeed! Here's my short 1 min joint that remains...

Indeed! Here's my short 1 min joint that remains my favorite that I've done thus far.

https://youtu.be/wdQtmZhVEwc

I'm hardly an expert, but I've self produced (as in wrote, directed, edited)...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 15 hours ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Le Deuxieme Souffle No one does neo noir...

Le Deuxieme Souffle

No one does neo noir quite like Melville. Many have been inspired by his sense of fluid motion, minimalism, and "pure cinema" sequences of violenxe and crime but his style...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 2,803
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Indeed. My memory of it (itís been since it...

Indeed. My memory of it (itís been since it released) was that it felt like someone trying to rip off the Coens and failing rather than the real deal.

I wonder what couldíve happened behind the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 2,803
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
I love everything the Coen Brothers have made...

I love everything the Coen Brothers have made except the Lady Killers but I owe it a rewatch. I donít love their films equally but I think theyíre probably the greatest American filmmakers of their...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
We have no choice but to have Michael Mann direct...

We have no choice but to have Michael Mann direct you.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Seems odd that itís never happened given itís...

Seems odd that itís never happened given itís influence and Hammettís other adaptations. I wonder if thereís some kind of rights issue holding it back.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Abandoned: Great dialogue, excellent camera work...

Abandoned: Great dialogue, excellent camera work and a plot that atypically turns tropes on their heads without ever betraying the feel of the genre. Big recommendation!

Sleeping City: Shot on...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,803
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Happy BLOOD RAGE day, horror crammers! Been deep...

Happy BLOOD RAGE day, horror crammers! Been deep in my noir binge but Iím gonna take the day off for the genre I am so deeply thankful for.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
This is why I rate via my enjoyment. It doesnít...

This is why I rate via my enjoyment. It doesnít matter if itís intentional or not. Sometimes, I enjoy it more when itís unintentional.

Neil Breen has a few 5 star joints in my book.

If I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Numerical ratings are garbage and a terrible...

Numerical ratings are garbage and a terrible metric for assessing quality.

Therefore, I use a 5 star rating to rate enjoyment.

1 hated. 5 loved.

I gave Miami Connection 5 stars.

I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
What a ridiculous question. Thief is a quality...

What a ridiculous question. Thief is a quality poster, a kind and compassionate human being, a wonderful podcaster, and someone I consider a friend despite only knowing him through online...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Thief A nigh unparalleled debut film that...

Thief

A nigh unparalleled debut film that pitch perfectly captures the neon drenched nightscapes of Chicago. Caanís titular thief character Frank is his best role as it uses his capacity for rage...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Blind Alley: an hour and 9 mins that feels like...

Blind Alley: an hour and 9 mins that feels like an enjoyable tv episode stretched to fit the length. Itís small in scope, virtually all taking place within the confines of a home occupied by an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Batman the Movie and Batman & Robin.

Batman the Movie and Batman & Robin.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 26
How many films have you watched so far this year?
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
350 first time watches so far. I donít log...

350 first time watches so far. I donít log rewatches but that would probably add an additional 100 or so. Maybe more.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Big fan of the racial dynamics and how it subtly...

Big fan of the racial dynamics and how it subtly (occasionally not so subtly) addresses the history of Aboriginal abuse in Australia. The casting of a mixed race lead was such a brilliant choice and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS Iíve wanted...

THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS

Iíve wanted to see this for some time and was not disappointed. Well, there was the mildest of disappointment in this when I realized Van Heflin was the lead...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
THUNDER ON THE HILL is a Douglas Sirk noir. It...

THUNDER ON THE HILL is a Douglas Sirk noir. It focuses on a nun (Claudette Colbert) trying to exonerate a murderer (Ann Blyth) that is being held in her convent due to a storm. Itís a fairly elegant...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
I said studio notes. Not MKS notes.

I said studio notes. Not MKS notes.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
:blart:

:blart:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ThatDarnMKS
Nope. Thoroughly charming and heartfelt love...

Nope. Thoroughly charming and heartfelt love letter to the original, Amblin films, Harold Ramis and Ivan Reitman.

With the occasional intrusive studio note to force an ďI remember that!Ē