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Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-31-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
The Holdovers (Alexander Payne, 2023) 3.5 ...

The Holdovers (Alexander Payne, 2023) 3.5

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/62/Holdovers_film_poster.jpg

Very well written and pretty much hit my expectations. Nebraska remains my...
Forum: Games and Tabs 12-30-23
Replies: 5,738
The Bakers Dozen Music Game Thread
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Bakers Dozen Music Game Thread

13 songs about something "old"

1. The Beatles - Old Brown Shoe
2. Bob Seger - Old Time Rock & Roll
3. Chicago - Old Days
4. Hootie & The Blowfish - Old Man & Me
5. The Carpenters - Those Good...
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-28-23
Replies: 2,790
The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown

Haven't seen Downfall.

Wasn't a big fan of Grave of the Fireflies which was a shock so I should probably give it another go sometime.

Not a fan of Schindler's List but I haven't seen it in...
Forum: Games and Tabs 09-28-23
Replies: 5,738
The Bakers Dozen Music Game Thread
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Bakers Dozen Music Game Thread

13 Songs From Both a Male and Female Perspective

1. Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop
2. Johnny Cash, June Carter - Jackson
3. Meat Loaf - Paradise by the Dashboard Lights
4. Lyle Lovett & Francine Reed -...
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-25-23
Replies: 2,790
The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Casablanca is a really magic film that I think I...

Casablanca is a really magic film that I think I will always love despite my evolving film tastes.

Maybe it's a bit pretentious to call it a guilty pleasure, but the more films I watch, the more I...
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-24-23
Replies: 2,790
The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Re: The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown

I probably would have had the following 25 films on my list had I not missed this, can't be bothered to sort them, it's too difficult :D

A Farewell to Arms
A Man Escaped
A Matter of Life and...
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-24-23
Replies: 2,790
The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
32: The Dirty Dozen (1967, Robert Aldrich) 3 ...

32: The Dirty Dozen (1967, Robert Aldrich) 3
31: 1917 (2019, Sam Mendes) 1.5

30: From Here to Eternity (1953, Fred Zinnemann)
29: Army of Shadows (1969, Jean-Pierre Melville) 4.5
28: Patton...
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-17-23
Replies: 2,790
The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
52. Gone with the Wind (1939, Victor Fleming) 2 ...

52. Gone with the Wind (1939, Victor Fleming) 2
51. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959, Masaki Kobayashi)

50. Barry Lyndon (1975, Stanley Kubrick) 4
49. The Guns of Navarone (1961,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 09-04-23
Replies: 2,790
The Movieforums Top 100 War Movies Countdown
Posted By Daniel M
Apologies for not sending in a list here. War...

Apologies for not sending in a list here. War isn't really my genre but I've got to say that I like the look of this list so far.

I suspect that my positioning of films would be a lot different,...
Forum: Specific Movie Threads 07-07-23
Replies: 4
Saint Omer (2022)
Posted By Daniel M
Re: Saint Omer (2022)

Agreed with everything you write, a really mesmerising film and well worth watching. On MUBI for anyone who wants to do so.
Replies: 26
What are your favorite foods/drinks?
Posted By Daniel M
Re: What are your favorite foods/drinks?

I love most food, the only food I really don't like is cucumber.

Absolutely love all things seafood... prawns, crab, lobster, oysters, mussels, squid, octopus.

Indian takeaway... could eat...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-03-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Asteroid City (Wes Anderson, 2023) 4.5 ...

Asteroid City (Wes Anderson, 2023) 4.5

https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/53e9f17be4b08138fefa58f0/1683043734938-VHOAN5ZD1SGNWVM2AF9G/asteroid+city+crop.jpg?format=2500w

Order versus...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-03-23
Replies: 24
2023 in film - The Halfway stage
Posted By Daniel M
I'll definitely get to it soon, really no excuse...

I'll definitely get to it soon, really no excuse why I haven't yet with it being available on BFI Player. That's good to hear and pretty much how I pictured it would be... have you seen Images by...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-03-23
Replies: 24
2023 in film - The Halfway stage
Posted By Daniel M
What did you think of this? Have you seen Bait,...

What did you think of this? Have you seen Bait, how did it compare to that? I really need to get around to this. I actually did an interview with Mark Jenkin a few years back before he won his BAFTA...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-03-23
Replies: 24
2023 in film - The Halfway stage
Posted By Daniel M
Re: 2023 in film - The Halfway stage

If I go by UK release date, ranking the nine I've seen:

1. Asteroid City
2. Master Gardener
3. Showing Up
4. Saint Omer
5. Pinball: The Man Who Saved The Game
6. The Covenant
7. The Little...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 07-02-23
Replies: 33
Poll: Best Wes Anderson
Posted By Daniel M
Re: Best Wes Anderson

I loved The French Dispatch and Asteroid City and would place them both near the top of his rankings. I'd give all his films four stars except Isle of Dogs and Rushmore, which desperately needs...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-02-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Maybe I was in a bad mood the day I watched this,...

Maybe I was in a bad mood the day I watched this, but I found the characters to be quite unlikeable and annoying, even Mr Oak. It did have good production values and looked nice at times. From the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-02-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Too far back to remember but glad to see more...

Too far back to remember but glad to see more common ground :D I haven't really watched a lot of Gus Van Sant but have heard good things. Any more favourites from him?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-02-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Evil Dead Rise (Lee Cronin, 2023) 1 Violent...

Evil Dead Rise (Lee Cronin, 2023) 1

Violent and humourless.

Little Women (Greta Gerwig, 2019) 3.5

Impressively crafted with a lot of care and love for its characters.

First Man (Damien...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 07-01-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Yeah, sorry. Definitely has the ingredients that...

Yeah, sorry. Definitely has the ingredients that would normally make me like a film, a modern take on a Western but I think my main problem was the extremely unlikeable characters. I just found the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-30-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
I have seen most of Scorsese's films but going...

I have seen most of Scorsese's films but going into this year I still had a handful left to get to. Loved The Age of Innocence on first viewing earlier in the year and then this was great too.
...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 06-30-23
Replies: 11
Happy Anniversary Daniel M!
Posted By Daniel M
Re: Happy Anniversary Daniel M!

Thank you, everyone! I'm not as consistently active anymore but still love popping in here now and again. Funny enough I checked my profile today and noticed that it was my anniversary day... then...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-30-23
Replies: 81,543
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Daniel M
Ratings dump... if you want to talk about...

Ratings dump... if you want to talk about anything please reply!

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (Frank Capra, 1936) 3.5

Häxan: Witchcraft Through The Ages (Benjamin Christensen, 1922) 4.5

Winter...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 06-16-23
Replies: 75
Letterboxd?
Posted By Daniel M
Re: Letterboxd?

Gonna try and use it more regularly so started a new account and used the import ratings feature which is currently free.

If anyone wants to give me a follow:...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 05-28-23
Replies: 199
Barbie (2023)
Posted By Daniel M
What about this film, at all, suggests it's for...

What about this film, at all, suggests it's for toddlers?