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Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-17-20
Replies: 20
on separating artists and their art
Posted By Tyler1
Re: on separating artists and their art

It really depends on what one intends to convey or connote when one poses the question. De jure (ie. in principle) one can separate the form of expression from that which expresses it; de facto (ie....
Replies: 18
Dog Star Man's DVD & Blu Ray Collection
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Dog Star Man's DVD & Blu Ray Collection

Welcome back! It's a good thing that these days films and music have gone online. Now I just have to maintain my shelf reserved solely for books.
Replies: 498
Rate the last Book you read
Posted By Tyler1
Read Lu Xun's Diary of a Madman, which was...

Read Lu Xun's Diary of a Madman, which was inspired by Gogol. I prefer it to Gogol's story.


For the last 2 years I've been reading Deleuze's Logic of Sense accompanied by a more than helpful...
Replies: 20
Poll: Coronavirus Conspiracy theories, do you believe???
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Coronavirus Conspiracy theories, do you believe???

What's most worrisome is that conspiracy theories seem to be gaining in traction and are, contrary to what their advocates claim to be "suppressed truths by (fill in your scapegoat here eg. jews, UN,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-09-20
Replies: 32
Best asian movies
Posted By Tyler1
Don't so readily dismiss it - I can certainly...

Don't so readily dismiss it - I can certainly vouch for its quality.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-09-20
Replies: 22
Favorite B-Movie?
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Favorite B-Movie?

Ms. 45 (Ferrara, 1981)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 04-09-20
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-04-20
Replies: 32
Best asian movies
Posted By Tyler1
Indian cinema is the best place to look if you...

Indian cinema is the best place to look if you are feeling adventurous. And I'm not referring to your stereotypical Hindi movies (or "masala" movies with over-inflated budgets, superstar actors...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 04-04-20
Replies: 7
Happy Birthday, Daniel M!
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Happy Birthday, Daniel M!

Happy birthday! 25 years old? And with such a broad taste for films :up:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-01-20
Replies: 18
African Movies
Posted By Tyler1
Re: African Movies

Black Girl (1966)
Sambizanga (1972)
The Child of Another (1975)
Harvest: 3000 Years (1976)
Yeelen (1987)
Buud Yam (1997)
Bamako (2006)
The Square (2013)
Beats of the Antonov (2014)
Atlantics...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-30-20
Replies: 61,271
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tyler1
I am in favour of supporting this (unorthodox)...

I am in favour of supporting this (unorthodox) reading which explores the psychological terrain as its central concern. Now that you brought it up I can see and do appreciate its highly effective use...
Replies: 12
Poll: Best Non-English Language TV Series of the 2010s
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Best Non-English Language TV Series of the 2010s

From the list, Dark (2017).

Best of the decade? Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014).
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-28-20
Replies: 61,271
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Tyler1
You are absolutely right to recognize that the...

You are absolutely right to recognize that the stare is simultaneously enlightened and manic - the central concerns of The Passion. Joan's face of pain and face of ecstasy are often...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-02-20
Replies: 9
I'm on a Bergman binge, so let's talk about Bergman movies.
Posted By Tyler1
Re: I'm on a Bergman binge, so let's talk about Bergman movies.

https://www.movieforums.com/community/showthread.php?t=29894&highlight=ingmar+bergman
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-26-20
Replies: 84
TokeZa's inane ramblings about film
Posted By Tyler1
Thanks! It's a super obscure film that I grabbed...

Thanks! It's a super obscure film that I grabbed from KG. At least you saw it in its best possible state if your arthouse club actually flew in the film. By the way, a newly restored copy of the...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 02-23-20
Replies: 143
What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?
Posted By Tyler1
1. Notice how there's 10 seats at the dining...

1. Notice how there's 10 seats at the dining table indicating the actual number of inhabitants in the house - 4 Parks, 4 Kims, and the couple.

2. Ever found it surreal how the guy managed to...
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-14-20
Replies: 424
Zotis' Film Watching Diary
Posted By Tyler1
Oof, not a fan of Westerns in general but this...

Oof, not a fan of Westerns in general but this was one of more memorable ones - anti-McCarthy subtext extends beyond just politics but also sexuality, or for that matter anything that is foreign or...
Forum: Games and Tabs 02-13-20
Replies: 28
Recommend a Movie to the Poster Above You
Posted By Tyler1
Perhaps a good subversive Western like Johnny...

Perhaps a good subversive Western like Johnny Guitar. I've not been impressed by most of them. I've already seen a few decent ones like Winchester '73, Canyon Passage, Bad Day at Black Rock and Dead...
Forum: Games and Tabs 02-13-20
Replies: 28
Recommend a Movie to the Poster Above You
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Recommend a Movie to the Poster Above You

You already have one in your favorite film list - Seventeen Years (1999), one of the most impressive Chinese films.

Check out the Japanese short documentary Children Full of Life (2003) and Lee...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 02-13-20
Replies: 143
What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?
Posted By Tyler1
Re: What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?

We need to refrain from passing moral judgement based off the number of "flaws" a person has. Afterall there are no good or bad guys but only winners and losers under capitalism. The rich do not sit...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-13-20
Replies: 84
Your 10 worst/best films of the 2010s
Posted By Tyler1
Re: Your 10 worst/best films of the 2010s

You seem to have a preference for established directors, don't you?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-09-20
Replies: 84
Your 10 worst/best films of the 2010s
Posted By Tyler1
I do! If you check out my favorite films list on...

I do! If you check out my favorite films list on Mubi, you will see that I'm very much into Japanese, Chinese and Indian cinema. In general films that deal with social-political issues appeal to my...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-09-20
Replies: 84
Your 10 worst/best films of the 2010s
Posted By Tyler1
Happy Hour (2015) and The Tale of Iya (2013) are...

Happy Hour (2015) and The Tale of Iya (2013) are also my favorites of the decade.


Mine:

Winter Sleep (Ceylan, 2014)
A Separation (Farhadi, 2011)
Happy Hour (Hamaguchi, 2015)
Parasite...
Forum: Specific Movie Threads 02-09-20
Replies: 0
Masterpiece of Tamil cinema
Posted By Tyler1
Masterpiece of Tamil cinema

https://images.mubi.com/images/film/218245/image-w1280.jpg?size=800x

Vada Chennai (2018)

There's no good or bad guys, only a perpetual cycle in which everyone is trapped. A system of poverty,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-06-20
Replies: 7
I never understood this part of Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Posted By Tyler1
The lady was not shot but slashed by the sabre...

The lady was not shot but slashed by the sabre while trying to plead with the cossacks. Note that cossacks often wielded sabres, and historically were troops enlisted by the russian army to defend...