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Forum: Movie Reviews 06-19-21
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown

Vanishing was No.9 on my list. A mystery film where not too much happens, but manages to be incredibly effective and disturbing through simple imagery and dialogue.
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-14-21
Replies: 2,028
The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown

Anna was my No.25., a 15 minute film about a woman desperately searching for a better life. It's so short but it is so well made and packs such a punch, I really hope the director of it makes a...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

I honestly wasn't expecting Black Rain to get this high.

Congrats Allaby and Rbrayer for the win, and thank to Citizen for doing a great job hosting.

1)Paprika
2)Mother
3)Snake in the Eagle’s...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

What my ballot looks like so far:

1)
2)
3)Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow
4)
5)Tears of the Black Tiger
6)Chocolate
7)
8)Drunekn Angel
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

Was almost expecting Hanagatami to come last, considering how mixed a lot of the reviews were.
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

Second Hall of Fame in a row that I've come last place, lol. I don't remember anyone here completely disliking it so that's good at least
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

I'm excited for the countdown, when do you plan to have it?
Forum: Games and Tabs 06-01-21
Replies: 27,205
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Seen in May Miami Connection 3: Awful...

Seen in May

Miami Connection 3: Awful acting, a story that makes no sense, but it is good fun and the soundtrack is genuinely good.

The American Friend: 4+: A brilliant and quiet European drama...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Mother: You know a film is well written when...

Mother: You know a film is well written when you've been heavily engaged in it and you don't realise the protagonist doesn't have a name until you look at the films Wikipedia page! Certainly one of...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Tears of the Black Tiger: "It doesn't take itself...

Tears of the Black Tiger: "It doesn't take itself too seriously", that's a phrase I always hear spoken verbatim whenever an action/horror film with exaggerated elements is brought to discussion. I...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

Chocolate: Man, that was fun! All the fighting in this film is very fast paced and greatly entertaining to watch. For a film with such a short runtime, I'm surprised at how many fight scenes they...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

I'm going to finish everything tomorrow cause I have nothing else on my schedule.
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
If I don't get one then I can just get a VPN so...

If I don't get one then I can just get a VPN so that I can use Tubi, but I'll be grateful for any help I get.
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

Anyone have a link to Tears of the Black Tiger and Mother?
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Dust in the Wind: I thought it was ok. You can...

Dust in the Wind: I thought it was ok. You can tell how beautiful a film looks when its just got an all around nice look and doesn't depend on heavily saturated shots or shots that are done just to...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Paprika: First off, the soundtrack is fcking...

Paprika: First off, the soundtrack is fcking fantastic, it sounds kind of muddled but also melodically normal (just like dreams!), probably the best element of the film. I see some people took issue...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

10 days for 5 films, okey dokey with me.
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Black Rain: A film about the effects of the...

Black Rain: A film about the effects of the Hiroshima bombing on a woman and her aunt and uncle. For a film that's mostly a quiet drama, it really goes hard on the bombing scenes: Rubble as far as...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Drunken Angel: A film mainly told about two...

Drunken Angel: A film mainly told about two characters, both played by the iconic men Takashi Shimura and Toshirō Mifune. I did enjoy their relationship and how it was written, with the back and...
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Hanagatami: I'm genuinely curious why Ōbayashi's...

Hanagatami: I'm genuinely curious why Ōbayashi's other films are barely recognized, considering that he made an absolutely beloved film in the 70's. Is it simply due to how difficult it is to find...
Forum: Games and Tabs 05-02-21
Replies: 27,205
Important: Movie Tab II
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Seen in April The Adventures of Mark Twain...

Seen in April

The Adventures of Mark Twain 3.5: One of those weird movies where stuff just happens and the overarching plot isn't developed much. Still a very interesting stop motion film.

Wake...
Replies: 917
25th Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: 25th Hall of Fame

Very interesting set of nominations, many classics I haven't seen yet and many that are unknown to me.

I might consider joining because of the Open Door policy, but I don't know yet.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-28-21
Replies: 6
Maryland Film Festival
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: Maryland Film Festival

https://watch.eventive.org/parkway

I googled it. Seems that it's online with $12 a ticket. If I was attending I'd definitely rent the Oscar shorts and 'Dear Comrades'
Replies: 518
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Rashomon: I remember on my first watch of...

Rashomon: I remember on my first watch of Rashomon I didn't really get it; I asked myself why all the critics cared about the 'multiple perspectives' aspect of it, even though in nearly all the...
Replies: 1,190
The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame II
Posted By HashtagBrownies
Re: The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame II

Just missed this, but still, congratulations Suspect, you know everyone's taste way too well. I liked every film that was picked for me, and loved my top 5.

And next time I'll think twice before...