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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 6
Film Restorations News
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Ambersons has been restored already.

Ambersons has been restored already.
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 weeks ago
Replies: 6
Mortal Kombat/ Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
Posted By WorkersPeasants
1. Annihilation's Sub-Zero isn't Bi-Han, it's his...

1. Annihilation's Sub-Zero isn't Bi-Han, it's his younger brother

2. His appearances in the early games had been a more Western-looking man, which Tobias elaborated on by saying the character had...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 32
Are The Old Movies Better Than The New Ones?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
There's no quantifiable difference making "old"...

There's no quantifiable difference making "old" any "better" than "new". (Three words that are so extremely relative that the idea isn't even worth talking about.)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 83
Rank the following neo noir thrillers
Posted By WorkersPeasants
1. Collateral 2. A History of Violence 3....

1. Collateral
2. A History of Violence
3. Thief
4. Body Heat
5. Se7en
6. No Country for Old Men
7. Drive
8. Memento
9. The Usual Suspects
10. Nightcrawler
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 13
Your Favorite Movies of 1959?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Floating Weeds Hiroshima Mon Amour Le...

Floating Weeds
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier
"Window Water Baby Moving"
The Hanging Tree
The World of Apu
Shadows
Picnic on the Grass
India: Matri Bhumi
...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 4 weeks ago
Replies: 19
Rank The Akira Kurosawa Films
Posted By WorkersPeasants
1. Ran 2. Ikiru 3. Red Beard 4. High and...

1. Ran
2. Ikiru
3. Red Beard
4. High and Low
5. I Live in Fear
6. No Regrets for Our Youth
7. Dreams
8. The Bad Sleep Well
9. The Idiot
10. Seven Samurai
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-10-21
Forum: Movie Reviews 04-10-21
Replies: 272
Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Thread
Posted By WorkersPeasants
The ballot link isnt working for me for some...

The ballot link isnt working for me for some reason. Clicking the link opens a new tab with a "/ballot" at the end of movieforums address, but the page is totally blank (like it never loads anything)
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 04-01-21
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 04-01-21
Replies: 42
Is David Fincher among the all-time greats?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
So nothing to say specifically about Bing, Ruiz,...

So nothing to say specifically about Bing, Ruiz, S-H, Kiarostami, or de Oliveira? What faults do you find in their work this century visually and/or technically? There are nearly 300 films between...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 04-01-21
Replies: 42
Is David Fincher among the all-time greats?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Care to elaborate on your reasons for the others?...

Care to elaborate on your reasons for the others? How about just the first 5 names in the list why are they not on Fincher's level?

Wouldn't mind hearing why you say Godard in the 21st century...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-31-21
Replies: 13
Topic for Soviet films
Posted By WorkersPeasants
October: Ten Days That Shook the World is...

October: Ten Days That Shook the World is probably my top pick. Strike and Earth are both very close too.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-30-21
Replies: 42
Is David Fincher among the all-time greats?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Wang Bing Raul Ruiz Abbas Kiarostami Manoel...

Wang Bing
Raul Ruiz
Abbas Kiarostami
Manoel de Oliveira
Straub-Huillet
Marco Bellocchio
Abel Ferrara
Jean-Luc Godard
Lav Diaz
Tsai Ming-liang
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-30-21
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-30-21
Replies: 42
Is David Fincher among the all-time greats?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
All time? Not a chance imo. I hesitate to even...

All time? Not a chance imo. I hesitate to even say he's amongst the best of the 21st century.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 11-29-20
Replies: 19
Which actor/director's career should I marathon?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Some directors that would be rewarding to...

Some directors that would be rewarding to marathon:

Terence Davies
Preston Sturges
Abel Ferrara
John Cassavetes
Albert Brooks
Tony Scott
Josef von Sternberg
Samuel Fuller
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 11-25-20
Replies: 10
The Greatest Directors You Don't Know
Posted By WorkersPeasants
There's a huge gap between household names and...

There's a huge gap between household names and obscurity.

"Almost privileged" wasn't a qualifier I'm referring to how mainstream press routinely favored covering those specific filmmakers over...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-25-20
Replies: 22
What country would you say makes the best films?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Manoel De Oliveira, Pedro Costa, Pere Portabella,...

Manoel De Oliveira, Pedro Costa, Pere Portabella, Joao Cesar Monteiro, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Miguel Gomes, Eugene Green

Some of the most original and provocative filmmakers of the past century
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-24-20
Replies: 15
why is the sentence " where gonna' be late " in almost every movie?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Because it's an extremely ubiquitous phrase to...

Because it's an extremely ubiquitous phrase to hear in real day-to-day life and it also easily facilitates tension
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 11-24-20
Replies: 10
The Greatest Directors You Don't Know
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Deren, Angelopoulos, Shektiko, and Brakhage...

Deren, Angelopoulos, Shektiko, and Brakhage shouldn't be on a list with that title. They've had an almost privileged amount of coverage in the major film press during their careers.*

Just reading...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-24-20
Replies: 22
What country would you say makes the best films?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Odd to see someone saying Russia's golden age...

Odd to see someone saying Russia's golden age started in the 50s though tbh
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-24-20
Replies: 22
What country would you say makes the best films?
Posted By WorkersPeasants
France and Portugal hands down for me HM:...

France and Portugal hands down for me

HM: USSR, America, Germany, Italy, and Iran
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-23-20
Replies: 66
Directors Who Disliked Their Own Movie/s
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Vincente Minnelli was doing this in the late 30s...

Vincente Minnelli was doing this in the late 30s and throughout the 40s, being frequently praised for it in press at the time for his dedication to overseeing the scripting process from the...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-23-20
Replies: 66
Directors Who Disliked Their Own Movie/s
Posted By WorkersPeasants
Are you saying the film is re-/evolutionary...

Are you saying the film is re-/evolutionary because Ridley Scott took an atypical hands-on approach in its production?
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-23-20