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Internet Forum Culture
Posted By ralfy
Re: Internet Forum Culture

Movie lovers will remember scenes like these from WarGames:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2_h-EFlztY


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXzNo0vR_dU
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Internet Forum Culture
Posted By ralfy
That time, even Win 3.1 wasn't popular yet, so...

That time, even Win 3.1 wasn't popular yet, so some used programs like DesQView to attempt multitasking.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-30-21
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Gorgeous gore?
Posted By ralfy
That only means you have more guts than I do. I...

That only means you have more guts than I do. I saw the second when I was ten, and remain afraid of it.
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Internet Forum Culture
Posted By ralfy
BBSes or bulletin boards. Dial-up modems were...

BBSes or bulletin boards. Dial-up modems were used then, but for some reason real names were usually used in forums.


There's a multi-part documentary about it here.

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
Replies: 57
Gorgeous gore?
Posted By ralfy
Re: Gorgeous gore?

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover, The Devils
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What is your favorite YouTube video?
Posted By ralfy
Re: What is your favorite YouTube video?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFM140rju4k
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
Replies: 209
The 75 best looking films ever made
Posted By ralfy
Re: The 75 best looking films ever made

To add to any references to Barry Lyndon, and in case these haven't been shared:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EykTXlhVmTg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC5gJEoMvQ4
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
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Directors who made only one five-star movie
Posted By ralfy
Salem's Lot was pretty good, unless TV movies...

Salem's Lot was pretty good, unless TV movies don't count.
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Internet Forum Culture
Posted By ralfy
Re: Internet Forum Culture

With bulletin boards, people usually had to use their real names, and phrases like "flaming" were usually used, but "newbies" had also been used, too.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
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Old People in Movies
Posted By ralfy
Re: Old People in Movies

Check out Wild Strawberries.
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🌟 Star Trek, TOS 🌟
Posted By ralfy
Check out the article "Star Trek: The Rise, Fall...

Check out the article "Star Trek: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Planet of the Week Storytelling" from Den of Geek. (Sorry, I can't post links yet.) Here's a quote from the first part:
Forum: Movie Reviews 05-28-21
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Army of the Dead - Army of the Disappointed
Posted By ralfy
Maybe 2 out of 4 stars for effort.

Maybe 2 out of 4 stars for effort.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
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Are The Old Movies Better Than The New Ones?
Posted By ralfy
Re: Are The Old Movies Better Than The New Ones?

Recall the movie Aliens, where the action starts around an hour into the movie. In contrast, consider one of the latter Star Trek movies, where the action starts within the first five minutes.

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-28-21
Forum: General Movie Discussion 10-15-20
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Greatest Movie of All Time?
Posted By ralfy
Re: Greatest Movie of All Time?

The Apu trilogy


The Human Condition trilogy