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Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 20
2020 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
It is definitely an interesting avenue to...

It is definitely an interesting avenue to explore. I can see this working for a few of the categories at a time in the main challenge. For the nightmare mode though (where you would need 10-20 films)...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 193
Yearly First Viewing Top Tens
Posted By Jabs
Re: Yearly First Viewing Top Tens

For 2019 it looks something like this for me (in random order).

8 1/2
Nights of Cabiria
The Mission
The Traveling Players
Marriage Story
Pather Panchali
Cold War
Knife in the Water
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 7
Do You Go To Non-English Theaters?
Posted By Jabs
Re: Do You Go To Non-English Theaters?

Smaller countries in Europe usually don't have a big film industry so they don't produce films often enough to justify filling a movie theater schedule with local productions. In my experience, it is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 101
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Congrats Iroquois for completing the challenge! ...

Congrats Iroquois for completing the challenge!

Thank you for letting me know that Pink Flamingos is not New Queer Cinema. I guess I watched this atrocity for no reason. I will supplement my...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 101
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
With a single day day to go I completed both...

With a single day day to go I completed both challenges!

I had to pick up the summer slacking off during the past few months but I am happy to say I have completed this for 3 years running!

I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 25
Roger Ebert STILL Giving Reviews?
Posted By Jabs
Re: Roger Ebert STILL Giving Reviews?

I doubt the average person knows Roger Ebert and if they do, chances are they know he has passed.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-15-19
Replies: 41
Best Porn Movies ?
Posted By Jabs
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-15-19
Replies: 41
Best Porn Movies ?
Posted By Jabs
Re: Best Porn Movies ?

I don't know what is weirder; a (at the time) 33 year old man starting a thread like that or you bumping a 17 year old thread about porn.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-10-19
Replies: 20
2020 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Are you talking about this challenge? ...

Are you talking about this challenge?

Because there are hundreds of films that could fit in here. I find it hard to believe you won't find 10 of them that you might enjoy.


If you are...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-10-19
Replies: 20
2020 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Thanks Siddon. I will check these out and maybe...

Thanks Siddon. I will check these out and maybe swap Ebert out next year. Fact is he has more than 350 films on that list, so there is a much bigger chance there are at least 10 in there that even...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-08-19
Replies: 101
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Don't say I never gave you anything. 2020...

Don't say I never gave you anything.

2020 Challenge (https://www.movieforums.com/community/showthread.php?t=60462)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-08-19
Replies: 20
2020 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
2020 Movie Challenge

Here we go again! As per your request, here is the 3rd annual edition of the Movie Challenge!

As always, some new challenges have been added to help us explore different types of films or aspects...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-04-19
Replies: 96
Let's Talk about Movie Musicals
Posted By Jabs
Not a big fan of musicals but these are the ones...

Not a big fan of musicals but these are the ones I remember enjoying very much.


https://i.ibb.co/bKLQzQG/Be-Funky-collage.jpg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-04-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
Reductio ad absurdum means I took Zotis' argument...

Reductio ad absurdum means I took Zotis' argument to ridiculous situations. I merely applied his logic moving the target area literally a few centimeters.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-04-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
The whole topic has mutated to something quite...

The whole topic has mutated to something quite different at this point. Zotis and I obviously disagree on basic things as what constitutes sex and consent, so trying to find common ground on an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-03-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
Lets see if the following statements make any...

Lets see if the following statements make any sense:

This was my quote:
"From saying, she agreed to it in the end, to making a great impression of an ostrich by burying your head in the sand ...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-03-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
I was hoping to resist the urge to engage again,...

I was hoping to resist the urge to engage again, but the idiocy that followed is off the charts:

This was my quote:
"From saying, she agreed to it in the end, to making a great impression of an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-02-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
You are answering to points I never made, even...

You are answering to points I never made, even some that I expressly said that I do not support. You are expanding on a notion that all escapist movies are bad, whilst I made the opposite point...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-02-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
I would have to disagree with you here. I've read...

I would have to disagree with you here. I've read enough Orwell to see where thought crime leads to. You or Bond or anyone can fantasize about anything as much you like. Performing the action itself...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
I do understand the difference but unless you are...

I do understand the difference but unless you are saying that sex did not occur and it is just one of the possible outcomes, then this point is moot. So is that what you are saying? You think Bond...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
There is no emotional trauma behind this, if...

There is no emotional trauma behind this, if that's what you were tip-toeing around. There should be no need for one to have experienced something like that in order to be against it.

I do agree...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
Yes it is cinema I was talking about. Yes my...

Yes it is cinema I was talking about. Yes my statement was absolutely redundant but as I said, in order to clarify I thought it necessary to cross the t's and dot the i's in this one. Allegory...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
Apparently it does, otherwise we wouldn't be...

Apparently it does, otherwise we wouldn't be having this conversation.



I like how after a brief conversation I am already part of several categories. Perhaps if you shed your preconceptions of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
The hero's actions are a tool to progress a...

The hero's actions are a tool to progress a story. It's the message conveyed by your story that is important.

Because you can make a movie like Downfall and show Hitler's atrocities and show it...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-19
Replies: 146
Are modern audiences too offended by Pussy Galore?
Posted By Jabs
I am not sure how "don't rape people" is PC...

I am not sure how "don't rape people" is PC culture and not a universal moral code that predates the 60s but alright. I guess branding **** we don't want to hear with tags like social justice warrior...