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Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 43
Have you recently found another favorite movie?
Posted By Corax
I could tell you, but that would disrupt this...

I could tell you, but that would disrupt this timeline.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 43
Have you recently found another favorite movie?
Posted By Corax
Sure, but films made after 2020 are the worst. :D

Sure, but films made after 2020 are the worst. :D
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
He was definitely the love interest in The...

He was definitely the love interest in The Terminator.

He was definitely second fiddle in ALIENS.



That he did it twice under the Cameron formula is also noteworthy. Also, Jack is the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
paging Dr. Freud ...

paging Dr. Freud



https://youtu.be/-k1RUykvzfA
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
Re: Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!

If this thread does not give props to Diana Rigg, I am going to riot, btw.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 24
Calling out the absolute fraud that is MKS
Posted By Corax
What's poppin? I saw these people trying to...

What's poppin?

I saw these people trying to steal your initials, so it was moral imperative.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 24
Calling out the absolute fraud that is MKS
Posted By Corax
Calling out the absolute fraud that is MKS

Sometimes you have make a statement with a heavy heart. As you might want to agree, as much as you might want to get along, sometimes you have to take a principled stand -- especially when the other...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By Corax
Amen. Enjoy the effect. Let it wash over you....

Amen. Enjoy the effect. Let it wash over you. Just take it all in.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
Couldn't agree more. What concerns me is the...

Couldn't agree more. What concerns me is the coding. We went from women being ditzes (I Love Lucy) to the informal requirement of men basically being oafs in need of a wife/mother figure to keep them...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By Corax
Sometimes, it's just a rock.

Sometimes, it's just a rock.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
I don't know. I honestly don't remember Moonraker...

I don't know. I honestly don't remember Moonraker that well.

Just spitballing here in terms of I think Biehn portrayed on screen (and what was written for him on the page) he showed

1....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 43
Have you recently found another favorite movie?
Posted By Corax
I almost fell out of my chair. For a second I...

I almost fell out of my chair. For a second I thought he may have directed the '82 film starring Nastassja Kinski, but then I actually read the list.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
We should take a moment here to recognize Michael...

We should take a moment here to recognize Michael Biehn who blazed a trail for the male "girlfriend" role of the 1980s. Love interest for Sarah Connor and Ripley, Biehn proved that a man could be...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By Corax
Re: Movies predominetly set at night

The Nightmare Sisters look like the groupies of some big hair band.

Evil Dead is mostly at night, right?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By Corax
Re: Movies predominetly set at night

There are movies that are merely set at night an movies where night is basically a character or alternate world that overtakes the mundane world of the day. 1985's After Hours is such a film. Griffin...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
Have it your way, then. If I am beneath...

Have it your way, then.

If I am beneath your conversation, then might I humbly suggest you do not reply to my posts in the future?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By Corax
Re: Movies predominetly set at night

Into the Night 1985

Vamp 1986

Near Dark 1987
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 18
Metropolis: To purchase or not to purchase?
Posted By Corax
Oh vile, dishonorable, calm, submission! ...

Oh vile, dishonorable, calm, submission!

You can watch it for free and download it for free at the link below.

https://archive.org/details/Metropolis1927_201312

Why pay when there is a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By Corax
It's not a metaphor, but rather an example of a...

It's not a metaphor, but rather an example of a coded reference which is "on the nose" such as heavy handed allusions in literature. My point there is that most writers will pretty much be "on the...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Norm Macdonald, R.I.P.
Posted By Corax
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 18
Metropolis: To purchase or not to purchase?
Posted By Corax
Re: Metropolis: To purchase or not to purchase?

Upscale it to 4K and 60 FPS. Have a computer clean up the print or force that Harmie guy to do it. Enhance those contrasts, but leave in black and white. And distribute it on the internet to spite...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 29
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By Corax
Re: Metaphors (especially in speculative films)

The problems of metaphor are the problems of non-literality, in general.

Yes, one can read in a metaphor rather easily just as one can see patterns in clouds very easily.

It's a sort of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68
Stu Presents, Men & Women Of Action: When Genre & Gender Collide!
Posted By Corax
Good convo. I fear I am hijacking this thread and...

Good convo. I fear I am hijacking this thread and will leave off of it for a few days, at least.

I think we agree about some important details. We can always revisit disagreements later, if it...