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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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I initially had Army of Shadows on my list, but I think it got bumped at the last minute. Probably because it is a movie I've only seen once, and I only have vague notion of what happens in it, and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By crumbsroom
Re: A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcram

The Amityville Horror understands the terror of chores more than most films. It and Jeanne Dielman.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By crumbsroom
You having a sudden inclination to vacuum behind...

You having a sudden inclination to vacuum behind the couch, almost sounds like one of the horrors of the movie was unleashed upon you. Call an exorcist immediately.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By crumbsroom
I remember thinking it was probably better than I...

I remember thinking it was probably better than I remembered, but it really wasn't. Not a complete bust though, like everything that followed.

As a whole, it's got to be in contention for one of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By crumbsroom
Well, I agree that the Conjuring is destined to...

Well, I agree that the Conjuring is destined to be another movie the will be racing towards complete irrelevance within another generation or two. Definitely a strong kinship there.


Amityville,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By crumbsroom
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown

I agree that looking at Marienbad through a horror lens can add a lot to the experience of it. While not being a film that would likely appeal to the average meat and potatoes horror fan, its...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By crumbsroom
I remember as a child I had a movie review book,...

I remember as a child I had a movie review book, and the only ink it gave its write up of the original Amityville was "The Amityville Bore-or". I remember how offended I was that it relied on nothing...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
Derek Jarmans Blue. In regards to...

Derek Jarmans Blue.


In regards to Baldwin, I've never read him before. He such a dynamic presence though that I found myself wanting more footage of him in the movie.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
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I Am Not Your Negro good/10



Blue blue/10
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By crumbsroom
It's a beautiful, heart shattering story. ...

It's a beautiful, heart shattering story.



#muchmorethanafeeling
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By crumbsroom
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown

Oh, ****, I forgot about Fantastic Planet for my list. :(
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
You have no idea what a relief it is when no one...

You have no idea what a relief it is when no one comes to the door.


But, that just means I have to return. So it should probably make me angry. But it doesn't. Because I know I wouldn't either.
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
Replies: 384
The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By crumbsroom
I like Paprika as visual overload. I kind of hold...

I like Paprika as visual overload. I kind of hold it at arms length, but that's okay, because that's where I keep most of my best friends too.


I've never cared for Kiki. Even worse when I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
Re: Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom

And, yes, I am one of the ******** in the red vests.


I imagine most of us have black eyes by now.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
Shhhhhhh It's for the census.

Shhhhhhh


It's for the census.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
Re: Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom

Vinyl copies of Lately, I Keep Scissors and Marjory Razorblade in my mailbox, both in one week, almost makes up for the fact that the government has enlisted me for underpaid secret service work,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Reviews and Ratings Discussion
Posted By crumbsroom
Even proficiency is at least partially subjective...

Even proficiency is at least partially subjective though. How would the general populace in the time of Renaissance, where artists were just beginning to attain almost pure dramatic realism, consider...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Reviews and Ratings Discussion
Posted By crumbsroom
So if I am reading this right, those in the...

So if I am reading this right, those in the audience who do have naturally occurring empathy, and who can't help but have this affect their response to the film, need to overlook it in their analysis...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Reviews and Ratings Discussion
Posted By crumbsroom
Well, the likelihood is, is this is probably a...

Well, the likelihood is, is this is probably a bad piece of art. But then the question can't help but arise, would it be bad to everyone? Can we presume that everyone who has an inkling of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Reviews and Ratings Discussion
Posted By crumbsroom
I can also generally acknowledge the skill of an...

I can also generally acknowledge the skill of an artist or performer even when I don't like them. My general go to example of this is the band Rush, who I think are pretty great musicians, have a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Reviews and Ratings Discussion
Posted By crumbsroom
Re: Reviews and Ratings Discussion

This is mostly just stuff I thought as I went through Agrip and Tak volleying back and forth. There was a lot to digest there, so its possible some of it has already been touched upon.



1) Not...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
Sweet Revenge is the only one I got so far, since...

Sweet Revenge is the only one I got so far, since it was the only one I could find fairly affordably online at the time. I like it.


I've had Common Ground for a couple of years, ever since...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By crumbsroom
If Abbey Road isn't an example of highly polished...

If Abbey Road isn't an example of highly polished rock and roll, I have no idea what would constitute. It is super slick. It is meticulously mixed and put together. It was maybe going too far to say...