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Forum: General Movie Discussion 7 hours ago
Replies: 56,019
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Matt, is this an offbeat comedy, Coen-like...

Matt, is this an offbeat comedy, Coen-like comedy, or just a regular comedy? Thanks...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 56,019
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Very good review, Steve, and I agree with all of...

Very good review, Steve, and I agree with all of your points. It's funny how the movie is all about Mathew Rhys' character and his transformation, but it's thought of as a Rogers' biopic. That's...
Replies: 498
22nd Hall of Fame
Posted By GulfportDoc
For those who may not know what "Rach 3" is, it's...

For those who may not know what "Rach 3" is, it's the Piano Concerto No. 3 (1909) written by Sergei Rachmaninoff, which has been traditionally considered one of the more difficult piano pieces in the...
Replies: 364
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By GulfportDoc
Yeah, two of the greats-- and somewhat of a "pick...

Yeah, two of the greats-- and somewhat of a "pick em". I made my choice based upon a few qualities, which I'll refrain from discussing until the final ranking list is posted.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 4
Which actors have pushed the boundaries to the limits in a role
Posted By GulfportDoc
If you're including pushing the boundaries of...

If you're including pushing the boundaries of taste and acceptable screen mores, the first I can clearly remember is Brando's role in Last Tango in Paris, which bordered on porn. It was rated X at...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 6
Movies you thought you would hate but really liked
Posted By GulfportDoc
I was apprehensive and leery about seeing Once...

I was apprehensive and leery about seeing Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood for two reasons: Tarantino's penchant for gore made me think that the film would center around the bloodbath of Sharon...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 18
What do you think is the best planet in movies?
Posted By GulfportDoc
I'm partial to Altair, the name of the distant...

I'm partial to Altair, the name of the distant planet in the movie Forbidden Planet (1956). Ever heard of "Robby the Robot"? The film was the first to feature an entire story taking place on a far...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 364
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By GulfportDoc
Excellent point. Portraying Latinos and blacks...

Excellent point. Portraying Latinos and blacks as victims has long passed its "use by" date.
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 433
The MoFo Top 100 Westerns: Countdown
Posted By GulfportDoc
I'm curious as to why The Gold Rush was judged to...

I'm curious as to why The Gold Rush was judged to be a western? Great film, but not a western IMO.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 56,019
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
64895 Sid & Judy (2019) This is a very...

64895

Sid & Judy (2019)

This is a very well edited and produced documentary illuminating the main events in the great Judy Garland's life. It also demonstrates that the film, Judy (2019), a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
Replies: 6
(First Review Here) The Shining
Posted By GulfportDoc
Very thoughtful and well written review, Josh. ...

Very thoughtful and well written review, Josh. At the time of its release they showed commercials singly of the scene where the blood gushes out and around the elevator, which got my attention. I'm...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 23
What do you consider the perfect movie?
Posted By GulfportDoc
I agree re Casablanca. I think that The Third...

I agree re Casablanca. I think that The Third Man is near perfect. Honorable mention: Rear Window.
Replies: 1,994
What is your favorite YouTube video?
Posted By GulfportDoc
Murphy made some pretty decent movies too. He...

Murphy made some pretty decent movies too. He wasn't a gifted actor, but his integrity came across. I recall seeing To Hell and Back as a kid. He was definitely a genuine hero.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 18
New York Movies
Posted By GulfportDoc
The French Connection (1971), Taxi Driver (1976),...

The French Connection (1971), Taxi Driver (1976), Manhattan (1979).
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 5
Bad guys you love to hate
Posted By GulfportDoc
Jack Palance as Jack Wilson, the sadistic...

Jack Palance as Jack Wilson, the sadistic gunslinger bully in Shane (1953).
Replies: 1,994
What is your favorite YouTube video?
Posted By GulfportDoc
It's very clever. My guess is that they poured...

It's very clever. My guess is that they poured over hundreds of dance clips to select the ones where they could sync the music to the video. Notice they didn't slow down or speed up the videos to...
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What is your favorite YouTube video?
Posted By GulfportDoc
Very nice compilation! Not only are the dance...

Very nice compilation! Not only are the dance examples enjoyable by themselves, but the editors have managed to fairly closely sync all dance routine rhythms to the beat of the music track. Very...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 33
Will these classic movies ever be remade or never?
Posted By GulfportDoc
It's interesting what Scorcese said about...

It's interesting what Scorcese said about superhero films, and presumably disaster films as well:

“Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing the best...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 43
Movies that are just over hyped.
Posted By GulfportDoc
That's a very intuitive and thoughtful post. ...

That's a very intuitive and thoughtful post. Casablanca is a classic of patriotism, lost love, altruism, and clever humor-- qualities that are in relatively short supply in modern times.

There is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 56,019
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Rifkin's Festival (2020). Director/writer Woody...

Rifkin's Festival (2020). Director/writer Woody Allen.
Starring Christopher Waltz, Gina Gershon and Elena Anaya. It's in post-production. Due out September this year. Looking forward to it.
Replies: 61
What fashion trend defines this era but will look stupid later?
Posted By GulfportDoc
If any of you doctrinaire wokesters can't imagine...

If any of you doctrinaire wokesters can't imagine what the "slut look" is, and recognize it, then no amount of education is going to be able to enlighten you.
Replies: 11
Are movie theatres a dying breed?
Posted By GulfportDoc
No, theaters will survive. Absent the rudeness...

No, theaters will survive. Absent the rudeness people have described, there's something magical about going to the movie house: the lights go down, the music starts, the anticipation. It's...
Replies: 61
What fashion trend defines this era but will look stupid later?
Posted By GulfportDoc
Given that most people's clothes they wear look...

Given that most people's clothes they wear look like they've just taken a break from mowing the lawn, I'd say that just about every variation of that will look stupid later-- since it already looks...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 43
Movies that are just over hyped.
Posted By GulfportDoc
The recent stand out to me was Joker. It was a...

The recent stand out to me was Joker. It was a good film, not a great film, with a great performance by Phoenix. But it was so over hyped, it would be almost impossible for the movie to be as...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 56,019
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I liked the film more than you did, especially...

I liked the film more than you did, especially that era. But I wish Norton hadn't used that Torrette syndrome outburst stuff. He almost had to because it was written that way in the book; but it...