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Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 6
Mr Bates vs The Post Office
Posted By ScarletLion
I haven't seen it but it's supposed to be...

I haven't seen it but it's supposed to be powerful. The inquiry is ongoing now. People here are staggered that it took a tv series to finally uncover one of the biggest miscarriages of justice the UK...
Replies: 10
How Many Sports Stadiums Have You Been To?
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: How Many Sports Stadiums Have You Been To?

I'd guess 70 to 100 maybe?

MCG Melbourne Australia, SGC Sydney, Stade de France, Oracle Park SF, Principality Stadium Wales, Twickenham, Wembley, Murrayfield, Jade Stadium New Zealand,...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 3 days ago
Replies: 43
Joker 2
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Joker 2

Looks nice and artfully directed as the 1tst was, but the musical element means it's a hard pass from me.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'La Chimera' (2024) Alice Rohrwacher really...

'La Chimera' (2024)

Alice Rohrwacher really is a fabulous director. Her last feature ‘Happy as Lazzaro’ was a strange trip into a slice of Italy, and ‘La Chimera’ is another oddity from a corner...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'Kin-Dza-Dza' (1986) “Two Soviet humans...

'Kin-Dza-Dza' (1986)

“Two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other are transported to the planet Pluke in the Kin-dza-da galaxy due to a chance encounter with an alien teleportation device....
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,496
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By ScarletLion
ok man, chillout.

ok man, chillout.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 40
Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film

I think I'll leave it there. I didn't like the film very much.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,496
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By ScarletLion
I realise they are from different scenes. I just...

I realise they are from different scenes. I just find it a coincidence that they look so similar and were released within weeks. I think they are way more similar than 'vaguely similar'.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,496
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown

Nice Guys neo noir? Would never have even entertained the thought of it being anything other than a comedy.

Night Moves is good. But I couldn't stop thinking about the scene in the middle that is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 36
Movies that made you cry
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Movies that made you cry

Far too many to mention them all. But the ones I cried hardest at:

Dear Zachary
The broken Circle Breakdown
lilyah-4-ever
Aftersun
Close
Blue Valentine
All of us Strangers
The Lovers on a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 40
Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film
Posted By ScarletLion
And this is why it doesn't work (for me). It has...

And this is why it doesn't work (for me). It has to be compared to the reality too much. It's too ingrained in real history to be a film That explores characters or situations or arcs or whatever....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
Amazing film. Best in the trilogy.

Amazing film. Best in the trilogy.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
Maybe because her boyfriend left her on her own...

Maybe because her boyfriend left her on her own in Tokyo for a week?

The film is about loneliness in relationships and society and the fact it's set in Tokyo with the language barrier is an...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,275
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown

If I'd remembered Rififi I would have had it on my list. Superb film.

Elevator to the Gallows was my number 4. It is absolitely scintillating and superbly shot. Tense too. I'd say this film along...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,496
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown

I watched To Live and Die recently and enjoyed it. But didn't make my ballot.

BR2049 is ace. It was a fine sequel worhty of that world. I didn't consider it neo-noir even though there are obvious...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 40
Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film
Posted By ScarletLion
I have no cares if the film is close to historic...

I have no cares if the film is close to historic accuracy or not. It's a film not a documentary. I enjoy Pablo Larrain's work like Spencer and Jackie. I enjoyed Blonde, the Monroe picture. I don't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'Buzzard' (2014) I'm sure I first heard...

'Buzzard' (2014)

I'm sure I first heard about this film on this website. It's taken me 10 years to get around to it.

This feels like a cult indie slacker comedy. I’ve no idea how popular it is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 40
Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film
Posted By ScarletLion
That's spot on. I find myself almost reacting...

That's spot on. I find myself almost reacting negatively before I've even seen a Nolan film because it's #9 in IMDB's top 250 with a rating of 8.8 3 days after release.

That said I very much doubt...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 71
Best Female Villains
Posted By ScarletLion
The Woman, from 'Woman in the Dunes' ...

The Woman, from 'Woman in the Dunes'

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTkQ4Dzy7nDY6EN4hc0mojp3tXpd7VdF43bIgSbmgWEGQ&s
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 40
Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film
Posted By ScarletLion
I think that's about right. Coincidentally,...

I think that's about right.

Coincidentally, I watched my lovely 4k disc of Interstellar 2 days ago and ended up liking it a whole lot more than I did on release. It's possibly becaue I have a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 40
Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Oppenheimer is Nolan's worst film

I meant the firstest but it came out wonrg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
'The Settlers' (2024) "In Chile in 1901,...

'The Settlers' (2024)


"In Chile in 1901, three horseman are paid to protect a vast estate. Accompanying a British soldier and an American mercenary is a mixed-race sniper, who realizes that his...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 81,459
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By ScarletLion
So glad you enjoyed this. Mark Jenkin is one of...

So glad you enjoyed this. Mark Jenkin is one of the most interesting British directors working. He's a Nicolas Roeg devotee, and it shows (the red coat etc). His first film Bait is great too. All his...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 220
33rd Hall of Fame
Posted By ScarletLion
I'm sorry about this everyone. My fault. I...

I'm sorry about this everyone. My fault. I shouldn't have signed up in the first place.

Apologies for any inconveniences or wasted time.