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Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 hours ago
Replies: 25
Best "Film" stuff on Youtube?
Posted By Mr Minio
And why do you think I say he's not a good...

And why do you think I say he's not a good cinephile? Loving Star Crash is the number one prerequisite to being a good cinephile. :D

Don't be sad. You can always rewatch them.

Even his lesser...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 8 hours ago
Replies: 25
Best "Film" stuff on Youtube?
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Best "Film" stuff on Youtube?

If you disagree with many of his ratings, then he hardly has a subjectively decent taste, right? Unless you mean decent as in barely acceptable versus actually good.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 8 hours ago
Replies: 25
Best "Film" stuff on Youtube?
Posted By Mr Minio
https://i.imgur.com/twZ4aGt.png Maybe he...

https://i.imgur.com/twZ4aGt.png

Maybe he was a cinephile, but I said good cinephile.

https://i.imgur.com/WUrXyWy.png
Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 25
Best "Film" stuff on Youtube?
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Best "Film" stuff on Youtube?

Being a good film critic is not tantamount to having good taste or being a good cinephile. Ebert wasn't any of the three.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 20 hours ago
Replies: 24
2023 in film - The Halfway stage
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: 2023 in film - The Halfway stage

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

This Pedro Costa's 2-minute-long short might be better than any other 2023 film I've seen. Dude just gets it.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 22 hours ago
Replies: 11
Jodie Foster: Superhero Movies a Phase Thatís Lasted Too Long.
Posted By Mr Minio
Yeah, I just can't understand how somebody can...

Yeah, I just can't understand how somebody can think Marvel movies are amazing. Especially if they've seen something else other than Marvel movies. I don't mind people enjoying them, be it as a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 31
Rating films is hell
Posted By Mr Minio
I never skip a rating. If I can't rate something,...

I never skip a rating. If I can't rate something, I probably won't watch it. And the reason is very simple. I want to archive everything I've seen and give a rating to every one of those films. I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 28
Looking for good romcoms like Pretty Woman, A Good Year
Posted By Mr Minio
The Apartment (1960) though it's nothing like the...

The Apartment (1960) though it's nothing like the two movies you listed in the title of this thread.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 133
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Minio's Ramblings on Cinema

Still wondering what to watch during my vacation. Thought about my holiday watching and concluded it's best to watch stuff that I wouldn't watch otherwise. For example, very very long movies I'd...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 28
Looking for good romcoms like Pretty Woman, A Good Year
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Looking for good romcoms like Pretty Woman, A Good Year

First, you'd have to clarify if you're looking for good romcoms or romcoms like Pretty Woman.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 11
Jodie Foster: Superhero Movies a Phase Thatís Lasted Too Long.
Posted By Mr Minio
If I want a product versus a piece of art, I'd...

If I want a product versus a piece of art, I'd rather watch an 80s/90s HK film. At least they have a soul.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 14
Movie Rut/Fatigue?
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Movie Rut/Fatigue?

This happens from time to time. Usually, after I've seen 20+ movies in 3 days.

I usually end up browsing all films available to watch, which can take up to 2 hours, and then conclude I don't feel...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 15
Best Thanksgiving Movies
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Best Thanksgiving Movies

I don't know which one is the best, but I know which one is the worst.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nswEqNh1ILE
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 581
Vampires, Assassins, and Romantic Angst by the Seaside: Takoma Reviews
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Vampires, Assassins, and Romantic Angst by the Seaside: Takoma Rev

Americans talking about ordering movies from their library is so cute.

Like, I don't even know if it's possible here, but I'd be surprised if it was. I never heard of a single person who'd do it...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 week ago
Replies: 37
Christmas Music, your thoughts?
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Christmas Music, your thoughts?

Two of my favorite Christmas pieces of music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ75UeTdnE0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhe4_psXM60
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 133
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Shamans of the Blind Country (1981) dir. Michael...

Shamans of the Blind Country (1981) dir. Michael Oppitz
https://i.imgur.com/mrkPZtT.png

Disappointed to find out this is director Michael Oppitz's only film, as it's rather exquisite. A...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 133
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Adjustment and Work (1986) dir. Frederick Wiseman...

Adjustment and Work (1986) dir. Frederick Wiseman


https://i.imgur.com/E2QrolA.png

The last one that I still hadn't seen from what I call the "Handicapped Quadrilogy". The other films, BLIND,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 133
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
The Mob (1951) dir. Robert Parrish ...

The Mob (1951) dir. Robert Parrish

https://i.imgur.com/p450uaC.png

Hardly a landmark film noir, but one of hundreds of the kind that Americans used to shoot with their eyes closed and now just...
Replies: 16
Target vs Walmart
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Target vs Walmart

We have neither here.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 65
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Same here, but it was Tarr's Werckmeister...

Same here, but it was Tarr's Werckmeister Harmonies for me.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 65
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Because the main idea here is to introduce them...

Because the main idea here is to introduce them to arthouse cinema first and foremost. Anyway, Tarkovsky is fairly popular, too, so it depends on what you mean by popular movies. I really don't think...