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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 9
What are your most anticipated movies of 2022!
Posted By GulfportDoc
Nightmare Alley, although it's due to be released...

Nightmare Alley, although it's due to be released this month. A neo noir with an all star cast.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 437
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By GulfportDoc
Ha! Good ones. There are dozens of them. ...

Ha! Good ones. There are dozens of them.

The one you mentioned about getting a cell phone call, and then saying "I've got to take this" has become like fingernails on a blackboard... Of course...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 437
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By GulfportDoc
Two phrases have steadily crept into movie...

Two phrases have steadily crept into movie dialogue that by extreme over use have now become cliches. Here are two examples in conversations.

It's complicated. "Well how did you find out about...
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Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By GulfportDoc
The story is not complex at all, although --like...

The story is not complex at all, although --like Gun Crazy-- a little kinky. But the mood and the cinematography really have to be experienced to see what the production is getting at. It's tricky...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 68,005
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
A great film, and one of the greatest noirs. I...

A great film, and one of the greatest noirs. I love that long take sequence while the couple were driving to the bank heist. Very innovative for its day.

And Peggy Cummins was such a sweet Irish...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 586
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By GulfportDoc
You've got some pretty damn good noirs in there,...

You've got some pretty damn good noirs in there, my man! I never did get around to writing commentary about Rififi, likely because --although very good, and a landmark French noir-- I wasn't knocked...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 70
Official Alfred Hitchcock Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
$10/month is reasonable. Does one have to have a...

$10/month is reasonable. Does one have to have a cable subscription package to access it? Presumably it can be subscribed to via Roku or other. And can films be selected for streaming, or do they...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 70
Official Alfred Hitchcock Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
VERY nice collection. I wonder how much it costs?

VERY nice collection. I wonder how much it costs?
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 16
Mildred Pierce (2011)
Posted By GulfportDoc
Heh. Yeah, you're right. I bailed on the series...

Heh. Yeah, you're right. I bailed on the series after the 3rd episode, but I went back and watched the final two last night.

From the synopsis I read about the James N. Cain novel, the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 202
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Both thumbs way up for this one. One of the...

Both thumbs way up for this one. One of the great classic noirs. Yvonne De Carlo was just about full on nasty..:cool:

A lot of people have the opinion that San Francisco is the best city for...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 117
Roger Moore is the worst Bond! Comments?
Posted By GulfportDoc
You'd think that would have been a plus for...

You'd think that would have been a plus for him...:randy:
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 14
Pierce Brosnan as James Bond
Posted By GulfportDoc
I thought Brosnan was excellent in The Matador...

I thought Brosnan was excellent in The Matador (2005), playing a rather neurotic off beat hit man as his career is winding down.

As Bond, he exuded the masculine threatening quality of 007, and he...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 68,005
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I couldn't agree with you more about the great...

I couldn't agree with you more about the great Richard Jenkins. I feel that he's one of the most convincing character actors who is working today.
Replies: 4
Weapons theme
Posted By GulfportDoc
I'm not sure what you're asking, whether it's the...

I'm not sure what you're asking, whether it's the best type of firearm to carry, or what to wear to conceal that firearm.

I think most folks use a less bulky hand gun to carry on their person,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 202
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Cornered (1945) Starring Dick Powell, Walter...

Cornered (1945)

Starring Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel
Directed by: Edward Dymytryk; Screenplay by John Paxton & Ben Hecht; story by John Wexley

This is Powell’s second...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68,005
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
83041 Cornered (1945) Starring Dick...

83041
Cornered (1945)

Starring Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel
Directed by: Edward Dymytryk; Screenplay by John Paxton & Ben Hecht; story by John Wexley


This is Powell’s...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68,005
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Caught up with this the other night. Oliver...

Caught up with this the other night. Oliver Stone has produced a first rate documentary in 2021 about the facts in the JFK assassination, mostly material that big media have steadfastly ignored...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 17
Hitchcock Movies: Jimmy Stewart vs Cary Grant
Posted By GulfportDoc
Grant could easily play a cad or a devil. ...

Grant could easily play a cad or a devil. Stewart really couldn't. Stewart could play an affable, sincere and honorable guy, whereas that was a stretch for Grant.


I think the way Hitchcock...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68,005
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I too love this film. IMO it's the best of...

I too love this film. IMO it's the best of Hitch's second tier pictures. As his second film in Hollywood after Rebecca, he was finally free of David O. Selznik, and he was eager to do a espionage...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 week ago
Replies: 1
The Girl in the Fountain (2021)
Posted By GulfportDoc
Should be a good one! Boy, the trailer ain't...

Should be a good one! Boy, the trailer ain't much though...:)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 202
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Yes, I think that "Ivers" is a great picture, and...

Yes, I think that "Ivers" is a great picture, and one of the greatest noirs. Barbara Stanwyck is arguably the best femme fatale in all of noir.

I too like the script. Robert Rossen also not...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 202
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Yeah, I've always loved black & white movies,...

Yeah, I've always loved black & white movies, most especially noirs of the classic era. I was born during the early noir era, but I really don't recall seeing that many of them in the early '50s. ...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 202
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Been a long time since I've seen this one. Due...

Been a long time since I've seen this one. Due for a re-watch. It's hard to go too wrong on a story by James M. Cain (Double Indemnity, The Postman Always Rings Twice), and cinematography by the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 533
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
I just submitted a list. However there were only...

I just submitted a list. However there were only 10 picks.

To my taste there were not 25 great films from 2000-2009.


To get to 25 I would have to have included a number of films which were...
Replies: 13
Can You Do Impressions?
Posted By GulfportDoc
I can make a half-assed attempt at impersonating...

I can make a half-assed attempt at impersonating George C. Scott as Patton:

"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country."
or
"It doesn't take a West Point graduate to figure THAT out."
...