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Forum: General Movie Discussion 8 hours ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
To which I replied that art that attacks and...

To which I replied that art that attacks and challenges norms is oftentimes propaganda and thus is also used to the advantage of political movements that rely on the populace who no longer question...
Forum: Movie Reviews 17 hours ago
Replies: 324
My 2024 Watchlist Obsession!
Posted By Mr Minio
Curtis' takes can be so historically incorrect...

Curtis' takes can be so historically incorrect and tinfoil hat, but I love the atmosphere of his films and Eno's music.

While I generally grasp Curtis’ intentions, his concepts, and his underlying...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 day ago
Replies: 207
Poll: Next countdown vote (May '24)
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Next countdown vote (May '24)

Are film operas considered musicals?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 28
Watching My Collection
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Watching My Collection

Protip: Don't buy anything new until you watched & read what you already have.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Sure, I'm just criticizing Costa's word choice....

Sure, I'm just criticizing Costa's word choice. We can talk (finally?!) about what he means by that, too, as I already mentioned before.

Maybe we can grasp what they mean, but misusing words can...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
As long as they take Mussolini's fascism and...

As long as they take Mussolini's fascism and implement it on a governmental level for countries, like Austria's Fatherland Front, or local level for organizations. Mussolini called themselves fascist...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Minio's Ramblings on Cinema

Fascism is the doctrine of Benito Mussolini implemented in Fascist Italy.

That's it.

Well, Austria and Croatia can too be argued to had been fascist, theoretically. Maaaybe Vichy France. And in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
It can. But it isn't espoused by Ridley Scott....

It can. But it isn't espoused by Ridley Scott. LOL.

This sentiment/emotion is not enough to misuse words, though.

If you use the word 'fascism' any time you mean 'authoritarian' or...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Minio's Ramblings on Cinema

I think many people dislike modern commercial cinema and are hard-pressed to find out why. It's not revolutionary enough, it's not deep enough, it's not questioning enough, it's not cool enough, it's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Minio's Ramblings on Cinema

Not much politics here. Just a tad bit of history in the broader context of assessing commercial cinema and its downsides.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
I'd say it doesn't mean that at all....

I'd say it doesn't mean that at all. Concentration camps are not implicit to fascism.

I don't think he was suggesting that. I believe he was pointing out that those films cannot be...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Costa is from the school of Straub. It should...

Costa is from the school of Straub. It should come as no surprise he'd misuse the word fascism just like any Communist/leftie would.

I think many leftists see what's happening in Gaza, what's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 28
Watching My Collection
Posted By Mr Minio
After reading all that, one starts to think that...

After reading all that, one starts to think that Hitler guy wasn't very nice to some groups of people... :laugh:

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The Twitter crowd: I'm reading three books at once!

Jeff: Hold my beer.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 24
George Lucas named richest celebrity alive
Posted By Mr Minio
Including once in your bathroom. Now that's...

Including once in your bathroom. Now that's everywhere!
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 24
George Lucas named richest celebrity alive
Posted By Mr Minio
If only commercials... Dude is everywhere. ...

If only commercials... Dude is everywhere.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC9RI8_QYmw
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Minio's Ramblings on Cinema

I think the issue is that some people use words within a very specific context without saying they do. What follows is people not aware of that framework, or even people who are aware of that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Quite the contrary. I think that it's the...

Quite the contrary. I think that it's the opposite of being a poser. After all, doesn't striving to like conventional art and (over)rating it reek of ostentatiously trying too hard and dropping one's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 217
Minio's Ramblings on Cinema
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Minio's Ramblings on Cinema

Pasolini was right. Conventional art always corrupts one's soul.

I'm trying to purify mine.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 431
The Guitar Guild
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: The Guitar Guild

I'm bored with the guitar
Replies: 7
What makes a life meaningful?
Posted By Mr Minio
Your family makes a life meaningful? For...

Your family makes a life meaningful? For everyone?

Tee-hee!
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 5 days ago
Replies: 7
Untitled Steven Spielberg film set for 2026
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Untitled Steven Spielberg film set for 2026

I hope for orgone-oozing psychedelic avant-garde sci-fi kooky-fest.

Who are we kidding? We're gonna get E.T. 2.0.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 5 days ago
Replies: 154
No plebeians allowed! - Mr Minio's honest music thread
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: No plebeians allowed! - Mr Minio's honest music thread

Listening to a hip-hop single after a perennial, sublime, divine, saintly masterpiece of spiritual purity by Bach is the equivalent of watching a McG after a masterwork by Tarkovsky.

Rap is really...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 6 days ago
Replies: 86
Francis Ford Coppola's Megalopolis
Posted By Mr Minio
Wow, the step up is the decade, not the century....

Wow, the step up is the decade, not the century. Why not of all time? :p

Meanwhile, I'm thinking about rewatching Apocalypse Now, but don't know which version I should watch.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 82,009
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Mr Minio
You were quite vocal about this film before. I...

You were quite vocal about this film before. I thought you enjoyed discussing this stuff with people.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 82,009
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Mr Minio
crumbsroom no rant this time? :p

crumbsroom no rant this time? :p