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Forum: Movie Reviews 06-06-12
Replies: 4
Truffaut's Mississippi Mermaid
Posted By the*third*man
Re: Truffaut's Mississippi Mermaid

Hey Mark --

Since the word 'auteur', for the French 'new wave' means "author", one sees how that could never have been applied to a Hollywood director working in the studio era, where...
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-05-12
Replies: 0
My Boy Jack
Posted By the*third*man
My Boy Jack

A film from BBC we saw tonight, possibly the best war/anti-war film I've ever seen, and that includes Kubrick's *Paths of Glory*, Oliver Stone's *Platoon* and of course Coppola's *Apocalypse Now*....
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-05-12
Replies: 4
Truffaut's Mississippi Mermaid
Posted By the*third*man
Good you were able to enjoy it, Mark. If I think...

Good you were able to enjoy it, Mark. If I think of something specific, scene-wise, or as per a plot point that seemed off, I'll post it. Meanwhile, I'll mention this: the framing of the scenes, the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-04-12
Replies: 4
Truffaut's Mississippi Mermaid
Posted By the*third*man
Truffaut's Mississippi Mermaid

Worst we've ever seen from Truffaut. How it manages to garner a 7.0 rating at IMDb--well, maybe I can imagine if there's enough moviegoers in rose-tinted glasses, who just somehow feel obligated to...
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-03-12
Replies: 3
New Low
Posted By the*third*man
BTW: Got to love your greatest shakes for best...

BTW: Got to love your greatest shakes for best movie grooves: Bagdad Cafe, and Strictly Ballroom.

You GO, Girl.
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-03-12
Replies: 3
New Low
Posted By the*third*man
Yes! Let us know what you think. -- JP

Yes! Let us know what you think.
--
JP
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-02-12
Replies: 3
New Low
Posted By the*third*man
New Low

Looks like we discovered a new talent last night in a movie we streamed from NetFlix. Has anyone here seen writer, director, actor Adam Bowers in "New Low"? I swear, this guy will be for a new...