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Forum: General Movie Discussion 7 hours ago
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Sequels the Never Arrived
Posted By Corax
Re: Sequels the Never Arrived

Dr. Detroit 2: The Wrath of Mom
Forum: General Movie Discussion 16 hours ago
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Sequels the Never Arrived
Posted By Corax
Sequels the Never Arrived

Buckaroo Bonzai vs. the World Crime League
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 33
Say one negative thing about your favorite film 🙂
Posted By Corax
Re: Say one negative thing about your favorite film 🙂

Blade Runner - It's depressing, dark, confusing movie that deserved to flop.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Corax
One of those generic forgettable movies that...

One of those generic forgettable movies that becomes a classic by default. Hey, this is that predictable Gothy/Heathers/Horror flick that someone had to make in the 90s.
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Motion smoothing on TV anyone get annoyed by it?
Posted By Corax
Doesn't bug me that much. I have had...

Doesn't bug me that much.


I have had moments of watching in which I started feeling that what I'm seeing is playing back too fast, but that sensation has largely passed. By brain seems to now...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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Do movies do better as adaptations or as original stories?
Posted By Corax
Adaptations have the evolutionary advantage of...

Adaptations have the evolutionary advantage of having already favorably passed through one round of natural selection; only that which has proved to be good/great is selected for adaptation....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 126
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Corax
Yep, it's all about the quality of the story, not...

Yep, it's all about the quality of the story, not the quantity of the story. Story. Story. Story.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Corax
I feel like I've already seen this movie.

I feel like I've already seen this movie.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 23
Julia Roberts: does she only ever play stereotypical roles?
Posted By Corax
OMG, that is so stereotypically Julia with that...

OMG, that is so stereotypically Julia with that big happy Julia face!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Corax
Huh, this exists. Strange. I have no memory of...

Huh, this exists. Strange. I have no memory of this summer.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 2,705
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Corax
Yeah, it was kind of messy, conceptually. Peele...

Yeah, it was kind of messy, conceptually. Peele is creative, but sometimes a little to clever for his own good.



I think the film that he should have made was the bit about the chimpanzee.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Corax
So, you got partway through and said.......

So, you got partway through and said.... ....nope?


...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By Corax
This is a kind of new sub-genre, particular to...

This is a kind of new sub-genre, particular to Mr. Hanks. Tom acts with a volleyball, a robot, pets. He's the anti-Madea -- instead of playing everyone, he just plays off of inanimate objects,...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 5 days ago
Replies: 23
Julia Roberts: does she only ever play stereotypical roles?
Posted By Corax
Re: Julia Roberts: does she only ever play stereotypical roles?

Every film she's in she's got this "Julia Roberts" face on the whole time, so I am going to say yes. When I see her and recognize her I go "Oh, Julia Roberts, eh?" - so, yeah, that's a stereotype....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 13
Las Vegas movies
Posted By Corax
Re: Las Vegas movies

I'm more interested in what these films collectively say about Vegas. How is Vegas mythologized and how does that mythology co-construct our view of the place in our world (e.g., the tourist bureau...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Perhaps an analogy will help? 1) RAGERS...

Perhaps an analogy will help?

1) RAGERS These would be of rioters of the 2020 BLM/ANTIFA variety. These are much more aggressive and vicious, and they can run as fast as anyone else in America....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 126
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Corax
Propaganda, in general, tends to be bad because...

Propaganda, in general, tends to be bad because it is "on the nose." The message is hydraulically pressed from the top down and all ambiguity is feared a potential dog-whistle or misleading message...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Well, that's how it takes to turn to a brown...

Well, that's how it takes to turn to a brown dust-lump. How long does it take for synapses to degrade to the point to there they could never fire again? My guess is that the time-frame is much...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Right, the undead would be largely sequestered...

Right, the undead would be largely sequestered from us, safely trapped in morgues and coffins or cremated. Thus, we should not see many decomposed zombie corpses if they have a special enzyme that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Wouldn't a buried zombie just be a trapped...

Wouldn't a buried zombie just be a trapped zombie?

Here is a Reddit answer to the question of how much dirt presses down on a coffin.
1 cubic foot of dirt weights roughly 40 lbs

Th standard...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Explaining the unexplainable sometimes results in...

Explaining the unexplainable sometimes results in the storyteller losing their grip the property in question (e.g., magic, mystery, supernature). Do we want to know the midichlorian count of zombies?...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Smooth pick up scenes from movies
Posted By Corax
Don't rage a roid, kids.

Don't rage a roid, kids.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Warm Bodies was a cute take on the zombie film....

Warm Bodies was a cute take on the zombie film. It inverts the psychology of genre. Instead of fearing and killing the "other" we find star cross'd lovers, a Romeo and a Juliet reaching across the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 45
RULES FOR ZOMBIES
Posted By Corax
Your body isn't healing anymore. No more...

Your body isn't healing anymore. No more regeneration. Zombie = animation paired with degeneration.



There is only one known workaround and it isn't hygiene or fashion.

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