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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 62
What makes a better horror movie: murderer or monster?
Posted By Diehl40
Re: What makes a better horror movie: murderer or monster?

An out of their head villain. Somebody who is pure death drive driven. Somebody like Frank booth who has lost that last touch of filter between consciousness and pure id. Something you could conceive...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 100
Create your own horror character. Make it creepy!
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Create your own horror character. Make it creepy!

Take Frank Booth's character from Blue velvet and remove the little remaining filter he had between himself and his id. You basically have a real person living in death drive mode. Some version of a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 164
The 75 best looking films ever made
Posted By Diehl40
I was hoping to see one of Gilliam's pictures...

I was hoping to see one of Gilliam's pictures listed. I think the mirror of Dr. Parnasus would have been a good one also
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 39
What are your favorite low-budget films?
Posted By Diehl40
Can you put an amount on low budget. Some might...

Can you put an amount on low budget. Some might think 10-20 million budget. We have discussed this before with a price tag of four or five million.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 72
My 30 Favorite 90s Movies
Posted By Diehl40
Re: My 30 Favorite 90s Movies

A quick and dirty list of my favs from the 90's


1. Goodfellas
2. Fargo
3. Lost Highway
4. Cape Fear
5. Mighty Aphrodite
6. The Player
7. Ghost Dog
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 57
Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies

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Waitress


I did not really see this as a romantic comedy. The guys in the movie were both jerks in their...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 40
Obscure films that deserves more attention
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Obscure films that deserves more attention

Down by Law
Ghost Dog Jarmusch


City of Hope John Sayles


Scotland PA
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-15-21
Replies: 4
Your recommendation
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Your recommendation

Goodfellas
Jean de Floretta
Manon of the Spring
God father
Godfather 2


Based on your profile
The Ring
Perhaps Pan's Labyrinth
Forum: Movie Reviews 05-08-21
Replies: 272
Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Diehl40
From BBC Culture 100. Landscape in the...

From BBC Culture



100. Landscape in the Mist (Theo Angelopoulos, 1988)
99. Ashes and Diamonds (Andrzej Wajda, 1958)
98. In the Heat of the Sun (Jiang Wen, 1994)
97. Taste of Cherry (Abbas...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-08-21
Replies: 57
Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies

Other movies I am adding to my list
xSilver Linings Playbook
Indiscreet
The Apartment
Enough Said
Holiday 1938
xThe Artist
Mr and Mrs Smith
One Touch of Venus
xWhen harry met Sally
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-07-21
Replies: 57
Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies
Posted By Diehl40
It is on several rom com list, but I agree it is...

It is on several rom com list, but I agree it is more of a straight comedy. I call this type of comedy a "How low can you go comedy" another film that might be considered a how low can you go comedy...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-06-21
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-06-21
Replies: 44
Its just a movie?
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Its just a movie?

I hate what I call near miss movies. When the movie could have been great if the screenwriter or director could have made some minor changes. Usually continuity errors
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-06-21
Replies: 57
Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies
Posted By Diehl40
Your probably right. My mistake .

Your probably right. My mistake
.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-05-21
Replies: 57
Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Diehl 40's Top 25 Romantic Comedies

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZWM4YzZjOTEt[email protected]._V1_UX182_CR0,0,182,268_AL_.jpg


The Big Sick


I enjoyed this movie, but I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-04-21
Replies: 284
Do movies teach stereotypes?
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Do movies teach stereotypes?

I think a good film to use as a test study for this thread would be "Birth of a Nation". In that movie D W Griffiths makes use of numerous stereotypes of black people to paint them in a negative...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 33
Best Year in Cinema of Every Decade.
Posted By Diehl40
I can only list the ones I've seen. I'll put it...

I can only list the ones I've seen. I'll put it on my list
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 33
Teams (actor and actor or actor director)
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Teams (actor and actor or actor director)

https://c8.alamy.com/comp/PMBED4/woody-allen-julie-kavner-hannah-and-her-sisters-1986-orion-pictures-all-rights-reserved-file-reference-33371-642tha-for-editorial-use-only-PMBED4.jpg


Woody and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 33
Best Year in Cinema of Every Decade.
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Best Year in Cinema of Every Decade.

200's
2006
The Departed
Casinlo Royal
The Prestige
Apacalypto
Pan's labyrinth
The Lives of others
Stranger than Fiction
Inland Empire
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 13
Your own Film festival
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Your own Film festival

(https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070644/?ref_=ttls_li_i)
Ten from Scandanavia

Viewed from 10 to 1
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 13
Your own Film festival
Posted By Diehl40
Good catch. I never really noticed that Keaton...

Good catch. I never really noticed that Keaton was in that movie
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 13
Your own Film festival
Posted By Diehl40
Re: Your own Film festival

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Three from David Lynch

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-29-21
Replies: 13
Your own Film festival
Posted By Diehl40
I don't believe he did. Diane Keaton had to back...

I don't believe he did. Diane Keaton had to back out of Midsummer Sex Comedy so he used Mia Farrow (who he was dating at the time) to play her part. He stuck with Mia after that.