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Forum: General Movie Discussion 13 hours ago
Replies: 1,962
Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By Jinnistan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pdwzko9DZ0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pdwzko9DZ0s
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 13
The Beatles: Get Back
Posted By Jinnistan
I will mention, as relevant to the discussion,...

I will mention, as relevant to the discussion, that Peter Jackson has mentioned that his team did digitize the Nagra tapes, the half-inch recordings from the Twickenham half of the sessions, which...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 13
The Beatles: Get Back
Posted By Jinnistan
I just bought the vinyl Let It Be set. I'm done....

I just bought the vinyl Let It Be set. I'm done. No, Disney. When you put it out on Blu-ray, we'll talk.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 13
The Beatles: Get Back
Posted By Jinnistan
That means that I'm not going to pay Disney any...

That means that I'm not going to pay Disney any money but I am eagerly going to procure this as soon as possible for my own private joy.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 13
The Beatles: Get Back
Posted By Jinnistan
*get the VPN humming*

*get the VPN humming*
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
Those have proven to be polarizing, particularly...

Those have proven to be polarizing, particularly because of their humor. I'll try to mention some non-spoiler advice:


The key to appreciating Caesar is to see Hollywood = religion. Competing...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
Maybe before the Dec. 2 deadline :p ...

Maybe before the Dec. 2 deadline :p


Anyway, I really like the Coens' approach to comedy. I can't think of any of their films that doesn't have some element of it in there. And I don't consider...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
It's funny, because that's not really a comedy at...

It's funny, because that's not really a comedy at all despite having some really hilarious moments in it. But I would argue that it's a perfect example of how the Coens mesh genres in unexpected...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/77/39/73/773973b6ec...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/77/39/73/773973b6ec0df26c5d9d0e5984aed04a.gif

(Arizona and Fink are at the top of my fave Coens.)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By Jinnistan
And it's not very good! But not a waste of time...

And it's not very good! But not a waste of time either.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
See? Comedy works in strange ways. I've had a...

See? Comedy works in strange ways. I've had a ball every time I've watched Cruelty (from Gus "don't go around sniffing bedsheets" Petch to Billy Bob "love you like a son of a bitch" Thornton to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 1,962
Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By Jinnistan
Falstaff is the best Shakespeare play that...

Falstaff is the best Shakespeare play that Shakespeare never wrote, and completes the underrated Welles Shakespear trilogy. It was a joy that Criterion finally made this long unavailable (but widely...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By Jinnistan
Bubba Ho-Tep is obviously cheating. Mindwarp? ...

Bubba Ho-Tep is obviously cheating. Mindwarp? I'll allow it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
I've thought about such an expansion. I have a...

I've thought about such an expansion. I have a lot of "small" favorites - Singing Detective, Nacho Libre, I Heart Huckabees, Game 6, Intolerable Cruelty, Micmacs, Ghost World - that don't really...
Replies: 3,220
Coronavirus
Posted By Jinnistan
Urgh. New variant...

Urgh. New variant (https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/25/world/covid-variant-south-africa-immune-evasion-transmissibility/index.html).
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 1,962
Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom
Posted By Jinnistan
Speaking of "Pictures For Sad Children".

Speaking of "Pictures For Sad Children".
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By Jinnistan
I was thinking about Wild Things, a film that on...

I was thinking about Wild Things, a film that on paper is straight Cinemax trash, but it's a great example of how a little bit of cleverness and class (thanks, John McNaughton) goes a long way to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
I appreciate it, but I don't know what I'm going...

I appreciate it, but I don't know what I'm going to do. The thing about the 00s is that there's a lot of great gems tucked in there. I think these lists solely on horror films shows how easy it...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
I got to about 50 in a half hour of thinking...

I got to about 50 in a half hour of thinking about it. I guess I just watch better movies than you guys. The hardest part is making sure that the top 15 isn't entirely Coen, Andersons and Kaufman...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 6 days ago
Replies: 31
Thoughts on Columbo?
Posted By Jinnistan
I understand the formula (which does seem to be...

I understand the formula (which does seem to be common for similar crime shows of the time), but I still prefer the 'whodunit' formula, and since we agree that the essential secret sauce of the show...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 2,865
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Jinnistan
These films made my short list for my top 100...

These films made my short list for my top 100 (which actually stands at somewhere around 130 at the moment), but I'm not sure if they'll make my 25.


Also on my list:
Donnie Darko
Memories of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By Jinnistan
I wasn't intending to criticize the thread's...

I wasn't intending to criticize the thread's topic.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67
A thread for campy or intentionally bad films
Posted By Jinnistan
I think that "intentionally bad" is a pretty...

I think that "intentionally bad" is a pretty tough thing to pull off. Most of these kinds of films fall into smarmy parody that is too self-aware to have the same charm as the truly unconsciously...
Replies: 3,220
Coronavirus
Posted By Jinnistan
I'll definitely get it soon, maybe within weeks. ...

I'll definitely get it soon, maybe within weeks. I had a breakthrugh infection in mid-July, so I think my antibodies will be fine until then.