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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
Yeah, she makes it work. It's a tough movie to...

Yeah, she makes it work. It's a tough movie to watch emotionally, though.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
Yeah, I understand the ending was basically a...

Yeah, I understand the ending was basically a case of studio interference (the more things change...) but there's so much else to like I can overlook it.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
Not being quite as cool as Captain Terror, I only...

Not being quite as cool as Captain Terror, I only managed 5 this month:

A film with a title that starts with the letters C or D:
Christine (2016): see my review here...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 62,185
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By kgaard
In a pretty odd coincidence (and it does appear...

In a pretty odd coincidence (and it does appear to have been coincidence), 2016 saw two films about the tragic story of Christine Chubbuck, a journalist who died by suicide live on television in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30
Last Movie From 30-70s You Saw For The First Time, and Loved?
Posted By kgaard
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) is excellent, and...

Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) is excellent, and will make you feel feelings.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 10
Criterion Channel
Posted By kgaard
Re: Criterion Channel

I'm more curious than I thought I would be about Park Lanes, but I can't possibly watch it all in one sitting.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 675
Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By kgaard
Re: Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom

Honestly, casting an actual 13-year-old as Valerie is the most unsettling thing about the film for me, considering the sexual content. More on point, it did seem much more surrealist than horror to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 62,185
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By kgaard
Nine to Five (1980) This is fun, not great,...

Nine to Five (1980)

This is fun, not great, but Dolly Parton demonstrates why she is so beloved, and Dabney Coleman's a-hole boss mercifully learns nothing along the way. Rightfully, this is about...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 62,185
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By kgaard
I feel very out of step on this one. It's pretty...

I feel very out of step on this one. It's pretty good! But I don't feel the absolute raves it's getting from a lot of people. I think it must lose something in translation from stage to screen, just...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 18
Experience as a movie extra? Been there, done that?
Posted By kgaard
I was an extra in Leap of Faith, a Steve Martin...

I was an extra in Leap of Faith, a Steve Martin movie from the early '90s. He plays an itinerant con artist preacher stranded in a drought-stricken impoverished Kansas town when one of his caravan's...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 weeks ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
The Battle of Algiers is fantastic, but I also...

The Battle of Algiers is fantastic, but I also think very highly of Ikiru, Eyes Without a Face, Jules and Jim, and F for Fake. You canít go wrong with any of those.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
A comedy film: :blart: (Netflix) A film...

A comedy film: :blart: (Netflix)
A film featuring the name of a couple in its title: Bonnie and Clyde (Netflix); Julie & Julia (Netflix); Celine and Julie Go Boating (Criterion); Fanny and Alexander...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 7,102
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By kgaard
Phantom Thread miiiight have made my list had I...

Phantom Thread miiiight have made my list had I seen it a second time in November instead of December. Maybe not, though!
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 7,102
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By kgaard
I don't know, I whimsically made an alternative...

I don't know, I whimsically made an alternative list the other day that included nothing from my original list or the Top 100 here and it was trivially easy to come up with 25 different films that...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 7,102
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By kgaard
I've got a copy as well, but I've learned not to...

I've got a copy as well, but I've learned not to take these things for granted. But I feel a bit better that I may not exist not alone.
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 7,102
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By kgaard
For the record, here is my list: 1. 2001: A...

For the record, here is my list:

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (#1)
2. The Wicker Man (1973)
3. The Muppet Movie (1979)
4. Raiders of the Lost Ark (#8)
5. Singin' in the Rain (#64)
6. Lawrence of...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
Yeah, it was a good month. I admit that...

Yeah, it was a good month. I admit that frequently I watch whatever interests me and then retrofit it to the list, but that works out often enough. Iím sorry I didnít get to Memories of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 169
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By kgaard
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 169
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By kgaard
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Quick question that I didn't see an answer to previously in the thread (so apologies if I missed it somewhere): Is there a place where one can find the "2020 finalized edition" of the IMDB Top 250?
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
Replies: 134
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By kgaard
Here's what I managed for the month, with a...

Here's what I managed for the month, with a little commentary:

The first film from any director you like: Blood Simple (Coen Brothers) They really hit the ground running--modern noir featuring...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 7,102
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By kgaard
Adding my big thanks to Yoda and The Usual...

Adding my big thanks to Yoda and The Usual Suspects for doing all the hard work and making it happen. Thanks also to everyone for their lists--I'm especially enjoying seeing the full lists revealed,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-29-21
Replies: 49
Do Men and Women Have Different Taste in Movie?
Posted By kgaard
I remember when I went to see John Cameron's...

I remember when I went to see John Cameron's Mitchell first performance in the revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. As I recall, the guy sitting to our right had flown up from Atlanta...
Forum: Movie Reviews 01-28-21
Replies: 7,102
The Movie Forums Top 100 of All-Time Refresh: Countdown
Posted By kgaard
Ha! No, although that would have been amazing. No...

Ha! No, although that would have been amazing. No this was I want to say 5 or 6 years ago, when she was doing a cooking show with her husband. The thing about living in NYC is if you're around long...