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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 hour ago
Replies: 24
Who's the greatest Director of the 21st century?
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Who's the greatest Director of the 21st century?

Yeah, asking AI or members of this forum - little difference. ;)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 hours ago
Replies: 24
Who's the greatest Director of the 21st century?
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Who's the greatest Director of the 21st century?

Ryusuke Hamaguchi & Eugène Green

Next time you want to ask obvious questions, try Google.
Forum: Games and Tabs 4 hours ago
Replies: 27,313
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By Mr Minio
I wasn't taken by it. I thought it was one of his...

I wasn't taken by it. I thought it was one of his weakest, but I probably owe it a rewatch since a fellow cinephile liked it a lot.

TOP 3 is impossible to pick. Here are all my 10/10s:
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 hours ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Gotcha, agree 100%. :)

Gotcha, agree 100%. :)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
In the words of the great mark f, you should see...

In the words of the great mark f, you should see them all. Why? Because they exist.

However, if you are a mere mortal, you should opt for watching a varied selection of different genres,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12 hours ago
Replies: 80,880
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Mr Minio
https://i.imgur.com/xkOkdDo.png

https://i.imgur.com/xkOkdDo.png
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 127
SpelingError's Top 100 Favorite Short Films
Posted By Mr Minio
Only if the second half is chock-full of Looney...

Only if the second half is chock-full of Looney Tunes / Silly Symphonies shorts. After watching over 500 of them, I must say they could be better.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 127
SpelingError's Top 100 Favorite Short Films
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: SpelingError's Top 100 Favorite Short Films

I've seen most. Good list, keep it up.
Forum: Movie Questions 1 day ago
Replies: 2
Answered: Please help me find this movie.
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Please help me find this movie.

Wow, we all failed him, guys. Such an obvious film and he had to wait 9 years to find it himself.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Well, I like Spielberg, especially his 70s and...

Well, I like Spielberg, especially his 70s and 80s output. I just don't consider his films art films. And I don't consider Spielberg a great filmmaker. He's fine, though.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Yeah, maybe his 70s stuff. Still, they're...

Yeah, maybe his 70s stuff. Still, they're artistic in that gray area way. They're never too artistic if you know what I mean. They're artistic in the Hawksian meaning of the word. But sure, Spielberg...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Nuff said. Sorry, I forgot you think that...

Nuff said.

Sorry, I forgot you think that money is the indicator of artistic success. Jeez... :rolleyes:

Oh, so now popularity is somehow indicating quality.

They touch a good marketing...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
He'd die of boredom. Besides, he strikes me like...

He'd die of boredom. Besides, he strikes me like one of those subtitles-hating types.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 80,880
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Mr Minio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2R8eHhkvSs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2R8eHhkvSs
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Introducing non-cinephiles to film

With the greatest films you don't even have to think to get their brilliance. They're so excellent they knock you off your feet even if you watch them without subtitles. Of course, thinking about...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 day ago
Replies: 3
RIP film scholar and Criterion collaborator David Bordwell, 76
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: RIP film scholar and Criterion collaborator David Bordwell, 76

R.I.P.

His website (https://www.davidbordwell.net/books/) has PDFs of his books for free.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Introducing non-cinephiles to film

Also, if he compares Fellini's fast-paced 8 1/2 to watching paint dry, I wonder what his assessment of Benning would be.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
No, I think you're just a normie movie buff. ...

No, I think you're just a normie movie buff.

You know, watching more movies than an average Joe heard about is not a flex, considering an average Joe is practically deaf. If all the movies you...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Well, aren’t you the martyr, enduring those...

Well, aren’t you the martyr, enduring those classics for the sake of cinematic literacy. Someone get this person a medal!

Yeah, I bet your experience boils down to film school 101, most of which...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Introducing non-cinephiles to film

Plus, I'm pretty sure as much as he claims he wants entertainment from films, he never ever dared to venture far enough from the mainstream to even have any clue about what's available beyond Netflix...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Introducing non-cinephiles to film

"Does Art have to be boring?"

No, Tarkovsky's films are some of the most edifying, stimulating, and interesting films ever made. None of them are boring in the least. If you find them boring,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Art is a subjective experience that can evoke...

Art is a subjective experience that can evoke different emotions, thoughts, and interpretations in different viewers. Art is NOT a competition to see who can create the most original, complex, or...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 50
Poll: Oscar's Best Picture 2024
Posted By Mr Minio
Definitely not Young Guns 2.

Definitely not Young Guns 2.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 129
Introducing non-cinephiles to film
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Introducing non-cinephiles to film

Crumbs is weirdly annoyed but I agree.

People need art - otherwise, they wouldn't make it. Art has so many reasons to exist, and so do arthouse films. Art films can do so many things that simple,...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 50
Poll: Oscar's Best Picture 2024
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Oscar's Best Picture 2024

I went the normie route today and watched American Fiction. Very good and FUNNY. And I don't find too many non-HK films funny.