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Forum: General Movie Discussion 59 minutes ago
Replies: 36
Kevin Smith's Dogma
Posted By Corax
He raced Shyamalan to the $5 DVD bin.

He raced Shyamalan to the $5 DVD bin.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 hour ago
Replies: 64
Slow Cinema
Posted By Corax
OK, I think I get what you're talking about. ...

OK, I think I get what you're talking about.

In terms of feel, I still think Meet Joe Black fits this idea.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 8 hours ago
Replies: 64
Slow Cinema
Posted By Corax
So, experiential in the sense of being suspended...

So, experiential in the sense of being suspended in a moment? The cinematic equivalent of Paul Stretch or ambient music or leaning in that direction? If this is right, then I think I have a "feel"...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 64
Slow Cinema
Posted By Corax
And then there is the problem of materiality the...

And then there is the problem of materiality the artifact produced by an intention. If I intend to write a soaring sonnet, but instead produce what is received as a humorous Haiku, then what have I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 64
Slow Cinema
Posted By Corax
Intuition makes for an inconstant metric. If our...

Intuition makes for an inconstant metric. If our intuitions don't align, we lack a criterion of correctness and we're left with bickering about which of us is truly a seasoned cinephile. Intuition is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 13 hours ago
Replies: 64
Slow Cinema
Posted By Corax
Dafuq?

Dafuq?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 13 hours ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 16
New documentary comes in 52 *quintillion* different versions
Posted By Corax
Re: New documentary comes in 52 *quintillion* different versions

I love Brian, but there's trivial complexity (e.g., the exact arrangement of dust floating in the room in which you're sitting) and meaningful complexity (implicate order, meaning revealing more...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 21
Why would a space ship
Posted By Corax
Most touching part of the film is where he...

Most touching part of the film is where he finally says that line for real after suffering through his catchphrase for decades. Who would've guessed that the best modern Star Trek movie wouldn't be a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 21
Why would a space ship
Posted By Corax
Not everyone watches Star Wars.

Not everyone watches Star Wars.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 21
Why would a space ship
Posted By Corax
A ship like the Nostromo should NOT have a...

A ship like the Nostromo should NOT have a self-destruct device. Cargo ships don't have this feature. Towing vessels do not have a self-destruct.

A military vessel, on the other hand, especially...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 4
Tim Robbins Slams Conspiracy Theories Linking His Movie to Shooting
Posted By Corax
I want to live... ...chances are I will... ...in...

I want to live... ...chances are I will... ...in the hearts and minds...

Who knew that Bob Roberts invented the idea of conspiracy theories, assassination attempts, and guns used as murder...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 7
RIP Richard Simmons
Posted By Corax
Being fit is more of a assurance of a good...

Being fit is more of a assurance of a good quality of life for as long as you live, but not necessarily a long life.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 14
Baldwin's "Rust" Trial Dismissed
Posted By Corax
He was negligent with a firearm and killed a...

He was negligent with a firearm and killed a woman. His reputation deserves the hit.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 36
Kevin Smith's Dogma
Posted By Corax
I thought Chasing Amy was OK. Smith's mistake was...

I thought Chasing Amy was OK. Smith's mistake was that his talent was for the mundane, not the fantastic. He found the large in the small with Clerks. He was good at small talk. He should have tried...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 6
Can you figure out the movie by these clues?
Posted By Corax
Re: Can you figure out the movie by these clues?

Holden's tough to beat with this stuff.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 36
Kevin Smith's Dogma
Posted By Corax
The Crucifixion is at the core of Christian...

The Crucifixion is at the core of Christian theology. It is, in the eyes of the faithful, the moment of the redemption of the whole human race and ultimate expression of God's love. Believers cry...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 days ago
Replies: 177
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Posted By Corax
And their parents might have told them. Oral...

And their parents might have told them. Oral tradition is a thing. Also, this does not let us know if this world should have WiFi or not. If the older women were born at the turn of the 21st century,...
Replies: 7
Captain Kirk's original phaser heads to auction!
Posted By Corax
Re: Captain Kirk's original phaser heads to auction!

For a quarter million, I am going to need that thing come with a full charge and be fully functional.
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 days ago
Replies: 29
Sounds like a Sequel
Posted By Corax
Hmm, The Other Side of the Wind (2018)...

Hmm,

The Other Side of the Wind (2018) Orson Welles

next title?

North by Northwest
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 64
Slow Cinema
Posted By Corax
Re: Slow Cinema

I always put Meet Joe Black on these lists.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 42
Gladiator 2 trailer with RAP music 🤦
Posted By Corax
Re: Gladiator 2 trailer with RAP music 🤦

It's been a minute since we've heard about Gladiator, but don't call it a comeback. It's been here for years, rockin' it's peers, putting Vanilla in fear....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 42
Gladiator 2 trailer with RAP music 🤦
Posted By Corax
Re: Gladiator 2 trailer with RAP music 🤦

Without a definition of music, we can't rule anything in or out and the definition will be minefield. Go to narrow, and you can certainly exclude anything you want, but you will also exclude a lot of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 19
Best Use of Rap Music in a Film
Posted By Corax
They are. Hip hop is a larger culture. Rap is a...

They are. Hip hop is a larger culture. Rap is a musical component of that culture.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 38
Saddest Movies
Posted By Corax
Re: Saddest Movies

The Plague Dogs