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Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-14-24
Replies: 8
Time Bandits: Was it a dream, or not?
Posted By Corax
The video is by the same essayist, LOL.

The video is by the same essayist, LOL.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-14-24
Replies: 2
The Flash and the Multiverse of Mehness
Posted By Corax
The Flash and the Multiverse of Mehness

Every "Dreamworld" thriller introduces an arbitrary rule to establish stakes. If you die in the dream, you die in reality (e.g., Dreamscape, Nightmare on Elmstreet, The Matrix, Inception). I've died...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-13-24
Replies: 59
Films Better Off Without Sequels
Posted By Corax
I pity the fool who doesn't remember Mr. T as...

I pity the fool who doesn't remember Mr. T as Clubber Lang in Rocky 3!!!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-13-24
Replies: 59
Films Better Off Without Sequels
Posted By Corax
The Rocky movies are like the Rambo movies. They...

The Rocky movies are like the Rambo movies. They start small, get ridiculous, and then, once again, restrict their ambitions and get small. In my book, the Rambo movies don't exist in the same...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-13-24
Replies: 8
Time Bandits: Was it a dream, or not?
Posted By Corax
Re: Time Bandits: Was it a dream, or not?

We're discussing the genre of the fantastic. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantastique)

Source. (https://owlcation.com/humanities/An-Overview-of-Tzvetan-Todorovs-Theory-of-the-Fantastic)


...
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🌟 Star Trek, TOS 🌟
Posted By Corax
Re: 🌟 Star Trek, TOS 🌟

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8OWkwaa7Rs
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-12-24
Replies: 59
Films Better Off Without Sequels
Posted By Corax
And in that film Heywood Floyd's great grandson...

And in that film Heywood Floyd's great grandson goes to see 28 Decades later at the holo-cinema as a creature feature.
Replies: 5
Behold a Pale Horse: AI George Carlin Comedy Special
Posted By Corax
Behold a Pale Horse: AI George Carlin Comedy Special

https://variety.com/2024/digital/news/george-carlin-ai-generated-comedy-special-1235868315/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kONMe7YnO8&t=458s
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-11-24
Replies: 17
35 Things You Might not Have Known about the Action Star Chuck Norris
Posted By Corax
Is this so? ...

Is this so? (https://www.eightieskids.com/bruce-lee-chuck-norris-did-fight-its-complicated/)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-11-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
"I misread his post, but it's still his fault,...

"I misread his post, but it's still his fault, because he's bad."



--Memelord Gravedigger, 2024
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-11-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
Dear Board, I donít want to belong to any...

Dear Board,

I donít want to belong to any club that would have me as a member.

Sincerely yours,
Groucho Marx.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
Right, this was the Wakanda film and there was a...

Right, this was the Wakanda film and there was a demand made by a social media activist which got picked up by the rest of the internet commentariat (largely to deride it) and then it was magnified...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
The case has been documented widely. As you...

The case has been documented widely.

As you have expressly indicated that you're not proceeding in good faith, I am not going to perform the labor you have requested. Google is your friend.
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
Whites did NOT stage a protest on campus. Whites...

Whites did NOT stage a protest on campus. Whites did not absent themselves in protest. Rather whites were being asked to voluntarily absent themselves from campus in solidarity with POC. Professor...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-10-24
Replies: 13
If you have a dream about a movie star, talk about it here
Posted By Corax
Re: If you have a dream about a movie star, talk about it here

I had a dream that I was hanging with Edward James Olmos at his house. We were watching one his old movies.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
Alas, our collective memory is seems be...

Alas, our collective memory is seems be comparable that of a goldfish.

Right, it's a subversive act to go where you're not invited. However, there seems to be cases where this is noble (e.g.,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
So, you're mind-reading and speculating. ...

So, you're mind-reading and speculating.



"Can you you prove that you're not a Communist?" asked Crumb, innocently.


Friend, you don't even have to post in this thread.

You don't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
Our question here is a bit different. It is not...

Our question here is a bit different. It is not whether or not we would consume (or consume differently) because we judged the artist, but rather whether we would not consume (or consume differently)...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-10-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
My response is that I am not going to perform...

My response is that I am not going to perform additional labor for you to pass some sort of ideological purity test.

Again, feel free to offer your own examples. Add something productive to a...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-09-24
Replies: 194
Clint Eastwood the director, appreciation thread
Posted By Corax
As a kid I found films like this and Bloodwork...

As a kid I found films like this and Bloodwork kind of confusing. It had the feel of a Dirty Harry film, but without the character.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-09-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/02/02660565b0f083b4b5...

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/02/02660565b0f083b4b5ea6d21007d89b61fbf17b10cb18be2a79f55c4803b3d2d.jpg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-09-24
Replies: 59
Who Would You Bring Back to Life for One More Movie?
Posted By Corax
Re: Who Would You Bring Back to Life for One More Movie?

I'd bring back this thread for one more post.



Raul Julia is a great pic, BTW.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-09-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
I am merely pointing out that the present is not...

I am merely pointing out that the present is not exhaustive of the possible. "Well, we don't do that today!" is no proof of what might be done in the future.

Feel free to offer additional...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-09-24
Replies: 89
The Ethics of Consuming Media in Bad Ways or as a Bad Person
Posted By Corax
This is not always the case. Historically, people...

This is not always the case. Historically, people have been legally discluded from some artistic venues on the basis of ethnicity, melanin, and religion and so on. Moreover, there are contemporary...