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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 37
What are the best European movies in your opinion?
Posted By Guaporense
Re: What are the best European movies in your opinion?

Tarkovsky's 3rd to 6th movies (made in Russia/former USSR)
2001 A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange (both made in the UK, which is in Europe)
Bicycle Thieves, 8 1/2, Once Upon a Time in America,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 5
I binge watched the entire Fast and Furious Series Here’s my thoughts-
Posted By Guaporense
Re: I binge watched the entire Fast and Furious Series Here’s my thoug

I actually watched the second one three times because I watched it with friends in multiple occasions. Overall, I think those movies are never great but they are quality entertainment when done right...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 65
Did Twilight kill the vampire movie?
Posted By Guaporense
Indeed, that one is actually great. I would guess...

Indeed, that one is actually great. I would guess Interview with a Vampire, let the Right one In and the OVA series Hellsing are the most memorable vampire themed media I have watched.
Replies: 9
Apatow reveals how China has bought Hollywood
Posted By Guaporense
Actually big corporations tend to be far more...

Actually big corporations tend to be far more respectful of their customers and employees than small companies. That is so because if big corporations screw up a single customer or employee then...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 157
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh
Posted By Guaporense
Just sent. Since I joined the forum in 2012 I...

Just sent. Since I joined the forum in 2012 I noticed that my top 25 list hasn't changed much, it also only includes one movie released in the last decade and only 3 movies from the 21st century,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-06-20
Replies: 42
Back To The Future is a true Masterpiece
Posted By Guaporense
Fury Road is indeed an exceptional movie, perhaps...

Fury Road is indeed an exceptional movie, perhaps the best recent blockbuster, I would rate it 9/10. I still would rate Back to the Future a bit higher, maybe it's because I have a certain bias for...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-20
Replies: 42
Back To The Future is a true Masterpiece
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Back To The Future is a true Masterpiece

I think that masterpiece in art is a word that refers to the best works of art of a given type. That's what the word says "it is the master piece" of its category. In Portuguese, the word...
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
On average it is estimated to be about 6-7 times...

On average it is estimated to be about 6-7 times more mortal than the flu. But it depends a lot on the age and underlying health of the person who gets it:
...
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
The countries with the highest mortality rates in...

The countries with the highest mortality rates in proportion to the population are Ecuador and Peru which are tropical countries without season, The hardest-hit parts of Ecuador, in particular, are...
Replies: 17,293
The Videogames Tab
Posted By Guaporense
To improve my Japanese I decided to play...

To improve my Japanese I decided to play videogames in Japanese:

I actually learned English playing videogames. They are better to learn a language than books, movies, or TV shows, because, in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-25-20
Replies: 44
The Matrix films...
Posted By Guaporense
Not remotely as good as the 1st. I regard The...

Not remotely as good as the 1st. I regard The Matrix as the best science fiction movie made since 1990.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-12-20
Replies: 58,468
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/52/Goo...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/52/Good_Will_Hunting.png

Very, very good indeed. Rate it 9/10 been a while since I watched such a good movie.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-09-20
Replies: 38
How do you rate movies that are so bad they're good?
Posted By Guaporense
Re: How do you rate movies that are so bad they're good?

I rate then good. Because my rating is about how I felt about it and nothing else.
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
What? Zero likes and I am a COVID-19 SURVIVOR!...

What? Zero likes and I am a COVID-19 SURVIVOR! :mad:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-25-20
Replies: 58,468
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/altered-carbon...

https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/altered-carbon/images/2/22/Altered_Carbon_Resleeved_Japanese_poster.png/revision/latest?cb=20200312124737

Perhaps the most mediocre movie I ever watched, it's...
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Coronavirus

I tested positive for Covid in a antibodies test. I actually remember I had a weird cold in late April when I lost my sense of smell for a few days. Overall, the flu was a worse experience for me...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-21-20
Replies: 142
Feminism in movies: refreshing or overplayed and extreme?
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Feminism in movies: refreshing or overplayed and extreme?

Alita Battle Angel released last year, a sci fi movie, was all built around a female character. If she is complex and we'll written, well that's a matter of taste IMO.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-20-20
Replies: 142
Feminism in movies: refreshing or overplayed and extreme?
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Feminism in movies: refreshing or overplayed and extreme?

I didn't think Captain Marvel's character suffered because of the "feminism", she was just a superman type of character and these characters are static and one-dimensional like that.

I think the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-20-20
Replies: 537
ahwell's Top 100 Movies - 2020
Posted By Guaporense
Re: ahwell's Top 100 Movies - 2020

I couldn't sleep after I first watched Eraserhead, as I was so disturbed by it. Certainly one of my top movies.
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
I didn't mean every island country would be able...

I didn't mean every island country would be able to supress the virus, I mean that only island countries could supress the virus. Also, currently Brazil is number 2 in cases and Russia is number 3.
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
I read that in samples of people from South Korea...

I read that in samples of people from South Korea that appears to be the case. We are not 100% sure because we don't know how only it lasts given that the virus only got into humans 6 months ago.
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Continental countries that share land borders...

Continental countries that share land borders with other countries have a hard time suppressing the virus because someone infected can just cross the border, which they can do even if borders are...
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Economists are debating a lot if it is worth of...

Economists are debating a lot if it is worth of the costs of shutting down a lot of business to reduce the spread of the epidemic. So far it appears to be the case.
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
This: ...

This:

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

They say:

"In the (unlikely) absence of any...
Replies: 2,310
Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Simulations show that deaths in the US would be...

Simulations show that deaths in the US would be around 2,000,000 without any measures, with deaths per day peaking at 45,000 per day.

For comparison, we also know that in certain parts of the...