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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 hour ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

It's funny you guys say that, because I almost edited my post right after posting to add a line about Star Wars, and how in a couple generations the MCU criticism is probably gonna sound a lot like...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 hours ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

I'm normally with you on talking but I'm totally cool with people losing it over genuinely cool things, especially ones the filmmakers are expecting to garner a reaction, because they usually buffer...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 hours ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

I'm glad you posted those audience reactions, though. I'm not going to say being popular or engendering intense fandom is ipso fact proof that something is worthwhile...but it's hard to deny that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 hours ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

Yeah, worth a reminder that if someone says something controversial in the first post, worth skimming the thread to see if maybe they rephrased or clarified or even changed their mind a bit later. I...
Replies: 3
Life Lessons & Wisdom
Posted By Yoda
Re: Life Lessons & Wisdom

Good stuff. :up: Thank you for sharing.

The food thing is underrated. A lot of people agree it matters, but still seem to harbor this belief that the physical and the mental are nearly separate...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 8 hours ago
Replies: 3
Happy Birthday, sarah f!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday! :)

Happy Birthday! :)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Thanks to you both. :)

Thanks to you both. :)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Just wanna say I full endorse "kitten in a cape...

Just wanna say I full endorse "kitten in a cape image" being the improv equivalent of "stomp across the stage to indicate the scene is over."
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

Let's tread lightly around sensitive topics. Disagreement is fine, but I'd prefer people not be dismissive in the process.

Also, let's not let the race and gender aspect completely subsume the...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 day ago
Replies: 14
Happy Birthday, Austruck!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday! :)

Happy Birthday! :)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 day ago
Replies: 15
Happy Birthday, Holden Pike!
Posted By Yoda
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 98
Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Th

Well, if you rank them it can be any length since somebody can start from the top. But 50 is asking a lot for one month. :laugh:
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 98
Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Th

Bump! Still plenty of time to cram. I'll be doing a lot of that over the next few weeks.

Anyone wanna suggest a moderately accessible Shortest of Short Lists for myself and others to prioritize?
Forum: Movie Questions 1 day ago
Replies: 2
Unanswered:  Movie with detective who talks to female actor
Posted By Yoda
I've changed the thread title to be more...

I've changed the thread title to be more descriptive, per the warning beneath the title field:

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

No worries, and no real "bad" to take ownership over, just sort of clarifying things. :)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 63
In Discussion About Comic Book Films...
Posted By Yoda
Re: In Discussion About Comic Book Films...

What would the debate be about? The thing you seem up in arms about is less the films themselves than the marketing and merchandising surrounding them, which it sounds fair to say is coloring your...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 14
What's your favourite 'simple' movie?
Posted By Yoda
The Apostle. Plenty happens in it, but the...

The Apostle.

Plenty happens in it, but the plot summary isn't exactly a grabber. It genuinely might be Robert Duvall's greatest performance, though, and there's something transfixing about the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
Replies: 4
Mank (2020)
Posted By Yoda
Rewatched this, which is bizarre for me, I...

Rewatched this, which is bizarre for me, I usually take quite awhile to rewatch even films I really enjoy. Guess it's just so dense that it felt like it would reward a second viewing so soon. And it...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 78
Poll: Oscar's Best Picture 2021
Posted By Yoda
This is a little confusing, since one's on Hulu,...

This is a little confusing, since one's on Hulu, a couple are on Netflix, one is on Amazon Prime, and another was on HBO MAX for a month. What's left? Or does Canadian Netflix not have them (that'd...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 2 days ago
Replies: 7
Don't understand this message...
Posted By Yoda
Re: Don't understand this message...

Yeah, the "no permission" message means the post has been removed (or moved off the public forums, which is what we usually do so we still have a record of everything).
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 2 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 284
Do movies teach stereotypes?
Posted By Yoda
Is there a cost to compelling anyone to say...

Is there a cost to compelling anyone to say anything whether it makes sense or not? At some point, all reasonable people must answer "yes." So at minimum the argument should be about which...
Forum: Games and Tabs 3 days ago
Replies: 845
Before They Were Famous Picture Game!
Posted By Yoda
Re: Before They Were Famous Picture Game!

He said "if that is him," so the guess is properly qualified.

If anyone is perturbed by someone answering a lot I politely suggest they not play the game. Not gonna tolerate any further drama in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 72
Do Men and Women Have Different Taste in Movie?
Posted By Yoda
Take it down a notch on the personal stuff. And...

Take it down a notch on the personal stuff. And no, merely implying something is not a protection against the rules here.

Disagree with statements as strenuously as you want, but if you feel the...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 3 days ago
Replies: 4
New Marvel 2022/2023 Slate
Posted By Yoda
New Marvel 2022/2023 Slate

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