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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 8
Kurosawa's is not Japanese enough
Posted By Tramuzgan
A culture should nurture its uniqueness, but...

A culture should nurture its uniqueness, but there's nothing wrong with an artist taking inspiration from foreigners. It helps keep the medium fresh. The reason Kurosawa influenced the west is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 0
Top 10 Ex-Yugoslavian movies (redux)
Posted By Tramuzgan
Top 10 Ex-Yugoslavian movies (redux)

A while back, I made a list of top 10 ex-yu movies, but I wasn't satisfied with it so I decided to have another go.

What is the point of this list?

I, like every non-anglo on this site, was...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 23
What Non-English Languages Do You Watch The Most Movies From?
Posted By Tramuzgan
1) Croatian 2) Russian 3) Czech The...

1) Croatian
2) Russian
3) Czech


The first one came about due to the attempt to put together a top 10 ex-yu movies list, the other two were out of genuine quality. If I could find more...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
Doctor Strange (2016) - 82/100 It still...

Doctor Strange (2016) - 82/100


It still has some cringy jokes and dialogue that come with being a Marvel movie, but the plot moves along smoothly, Strange has a solid character arc, and the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 67
Your Favorite,1950's Movie Recommendations
Posted By Tramuzgan
H-8... (1958) is a hidden gem that should be...

H-8... (1958) is a hidden gem that should be considered. I also second North by Northwest and The day the Earth Stood Still
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 25
The top 10 ex-Yugoslav movies list
Posted By Tramuzgan
Re: The top 10 ex-Yugoslav movies list

The redux will come soon, but in a new thread. I've dug up more hidden gems in the meantime.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-09-20
Replies: 35
Recommend me a good satire (explanation below)
Posted By Tramuzgan
What I mean is I (normally) can't expect a...

What I mean is I (normally) can't expect a post-2014 left-wing movie or show to be self-aware enough to make fun of protest culture. The way you describe it, it sounds really good, but you understand...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-08-20
Replies: 35
Recommend me a good satire (explanation below)
Posted By Tramuzgan
That sounds good in theory but you can't expect...

That sounds good in theory but you can't expect that type of self-awareness post-2014
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-07-20
Replies: 35
Recommend me a good satire (explanation below)
Posted By Tramuzgan
I don't know how anyone can expect a movie or...

I don't know how anyone can expect a movie or show called "dear white people" to be good. They might as well have called it "educate yourself, sweety"
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-07-20
Replies: 35
Recommend me a good satire (explanation below)
Posted By Tramuzgan
I watched Brazil a long time ago, though most of...

I watched Brazil a long time ago, though most of it flew over my head. Good thing you reminded me of it, it might be just the right time to rewatch it


I'm not interested in anything by Woody...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-06-20
Replies: 35
Recommend me a good satire (explanation below)
Posted By Tramuzgan
Recommend me a good satire (explanation below)

What I mean by "good satire" is one that's borh funny, and reveals something about its subject matter that its target audience doesn't want to admit. In other words, it can't pander to anyone.
I've...
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-04-20
Replies: 57
Tramuzgan's shills and rants
Posted By Tramuzgan
Re: Tramuzgan's shills and rants

This was my hardest revew so far, but I'm happy with how it turned out. Foxy deserves to be done justice. I'm not sure what to do next, I know I don't wanna do too much animation before I redo the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-04-20
Replies: 57
Tramuzgan's shills and rants
Posted By Tramuzgan
Fantastic Mr. Fox 5 You know what I...

Fantastic Mr. Fox
5

You know what I noticed? Almost all of the greatest animated shows and movies are neihter strictly for kids, or strictly for adults, but somewhere inbetween. Classic Simpsons,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-21-20
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
mark f how come all the movies you see are within...

mark f how come all the movies you see are within the 4-6/10 range?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-21-20
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
Alexander Nevsky - 91/100 I was wrong...

Alexander Nevsky - 91/100


I was wrong when I said propaganda movies can't be good. This movie has some of the best shot composition I've ever seen. You could print out any frame and hang it on a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-10-20
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
Monsters Inc. - 80/100 It really holds up...

Monsters Inc. - 80/100


It really holds up to me as an adult. The story, as simple as it is, never loses its momentum. The jokes don't interrupt it either; they have that Megamind quality where...
Forum: Movie Reviews 05-07-20
Replies: 57
Tramuzgan's shills and rants
Posted By Tramuzgan
I deleted my mononoke and megamind reviews. I...

I deleted my mononoke and megamind reviews. I stand by what I said in them, but they were both very poorly written. I didn't know how to formulate my thoughts. I'll have to re-review them some day,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-07-20
Replies: 28,067
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By Tramuzgan
I'm interested in seeing some non-mainstream...

I'm interested in seeing some non-mainstream "artsy" animation. I'm on the fence with Persopolis, and after seeing Triplets of Belleville I'm not sure I wanna see anything else from Chomet. Anyone...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-07-20
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
The triplets of belleville - 69/100 The...

The triplets of belleville - 69/100


The animation is fun and creative, but that's it. I found the story too dry and distant for it to have any emotional effect.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-02-20
Replies: 83
Will anybody go to see a new or old Woody Allen movie? Ever?
Posted By Tramuzgan
I thought it was well-known that Hollywood is...

I thought it was well-known that Hollywood is full of sex offenders
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-02-20
Replies: 20
Bands/musicians you would like to see get a biopic
Posted By Tramuzgan
Re: Bands/musicians you would like to see get a biopic

Rob Zombie. We need to see what made him into the chad he is today.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-01-20
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
American History X - 84/100 It was...

American History X - 84/100


It was recommended to me by my dad so we could discuss the racial themes, but it's really no more complex than "obsessing over race will get you nowhere". It's more...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-20
Replies: 56,824
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tramuzgan
Fantastic Mr. Fox - 94/100 I thought I'd...

Fantastic Mr. Fox - 94/100


I thought I'd watch a scene or two on my phone to kill some time before going to bed, but no, I ended up sitting through the whole thing. It's just so damn good.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-25-20
Replies: 10
How does the full "god tier" go
Posted By Tramuzgan
I agree with your point, but the ''god tier''...

I agree with your point, but the ''god tier'' isn't about directors you or I love personally. I love Dean Deblois and Chris Sanders but I could never put them in the top 0,1% that the god tier is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-25-20
Replies: 10
How does the full "god tier" go
Posted By Tramuzgan
How does the full "god tier" go

I found this tier list of auteur directors

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

Ignoring the bad uwe boll joke, I found it pretty interesting. My question is: how does the full "god tier" go? Who...