Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 622
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 22
The Lobster (2015)
Posted By MoreOrLess
Its a satire on relationships, making fun of the...

Its a satire on relationships, making fun of the idea you need to be in one to be have worth, that suitability of partners can be summed up in a very superficial fashion and indeed the reverse of the...
Replies: 98
The State of Netflix
Posted By MoreOrLess
Actually the quality differences of physical...

Actually the quality differences of physical media for film compared to streaming are MUCH clearer than for Vinyl vs CD's or streaming. You look at UHD BR's for example and the bitrate of those...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-19-20
Replies: 3
Spectre (2015) (spoilers)
Posted By MoreOrLess
Re: Spectre (2015) (spoilers)

I'd say part of the reason people were so critical of it is that you can see there was a lot of potential there, the sections with Mr White and Swann especially are I think very well done with...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-18-20
Replies: 39
Is censorship in older movies going to get worse?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I would say the issue is more that were changing...

I would say the issue is more that were changing environment in which media is viewed away from physical copies towards streaming. That means that for a lot of people its not going to be as easy to...
Replies: 32
do you collect ?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I'v certainly stopped buying films that are...

I'v certainly stopped buying films that are likely to be a "one and done" viewing, that's definitely something streaming is helpful for. Equally though I actually think the last decade was actually...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-14-20
Replies: 46
Why are comedies of the 80s much funnier?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I would say that's one obvious shift that comedy...

I would say that's one obvious shift that comedy focused on wit/satire has tended to not end up in "pure comedy" releases as often post millennium.

The biggest shift in comedy over the past 50...
Replies: 24
Is it worth getting a 4K player, or should I stick with blu ray?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I'd say 4K does actually play up the differences...

I'd say 4K does actually play up the differences between film and digital more.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-16-20
Replies: 27
Commando (1985) vs. Cobra (1986).
Posted By MoreOrLess
Commando basically knows its silly fun but Cobra...

Commando basically knows its silly fun but Cobra tries to take itself rather more seriously but comes off as cheesey.
Replies: 57
Criterion Fantasies
Posted By MoreOrLess
I'll take the studio channel 4K release ahead of...

I'll take the studio channel 4K release ahead of that though, I'd guess Criterion might have offered a few more(or newer) extras but its a film were UHD adds significantly IMHO.


I am supprised...
Replies: 24
Is it worth getting a 4K player, or should I stick with blu ray?
Posted By MoreOrLess
In some ways I think UHD is actually best suited...

In some ways I think UHD is actually best suited to cinema shot on film. With 35mm film your perhaps not talking massive increases in detail(although it generally is there) but when you are getting...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-23-20
Replies: 15
How come Jurassic Park (1993) was shot in 1.85:1?
Posted By MoreOrLess
Re: How come Jurassic Park (1993) was shot in 1.85:1?

Beyond the framing perhaps using anamorphic lenses would have made it tougher to get the CGI right? one aspect of the latter is afterall not just looking "realistic" but looking like it belongs in...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-22-20
Replies: 8
Poll: Wong Kar-Wai vs. Wes Anderson
Posted By MoreOrLess
Re: Wong Kar-Wai vs. Wes Anderson

I quite liked Rushmore at the time but generally Andersons style hasnt held up over time for me, its too safe middle class twee IMHO.

I don't really see him as all that similar to Wong Kar-Wai...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-22-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I actually think this is what Hollywood is...

I actually think this is what Hollywood is deliberately fishing for in a lot of those films personally, knowing you have overly sensitive alt right types who would howl at any "diversity" casting as...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-20
Replies: 150
Are audiences so sensitive and offended by movie content nowadays?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I think The Last Jedi is an obvious example of...

I think The Last Jedi is an obvious example of Hollywood using issues like femism both for marketing purposes and to cover poor writing. I don't think theres much real substance there politically but...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-20
Replies: 15
Best Coen Brothers Film
Posted By MoreOrLess
Re: Best Coen Brothers Film

Millers Crossing is probably my favourite, just seems like it manages to mix in a bit of everything I like about their work.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-21-19
Replies: 22
Character development vs. plot driven story.
Posted By MoreOrLess
Which is probably getting more to the heart of...

Which is probably getting more to the heart of the OP's question, less about the mechanics of cinema and more about what the viewer looks to take from it which is not going to be the same from person...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-20-19
Replies: 45
Would foreign films do better in North America, if they were dubbed?
Posted By MoreOrLess
Only works with Kung Fu films, mischievous...

Only works with Kung Fu films, mischievous Buddhist monks MUST have a chirpy cockney accent.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-20-19
Replies: 22
Character development vs. plot driven story.
Posted By MoreOrLess
I'm not sure I would put plot and atmosphere in...

I'm not sure I would put plot and atmosphere in opposition to character development, one of the most effective tools in cinema is creating an atmosphere which informs your drama.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-19-19
Replies: 26
Actors you wish you would have seen more roles from.
Posted By MoreOrLess
I'd guess at.... Aaron Eckhart - Wolverine...

I'd guess at....

Aaron Eckhart - Wolverine in X-men
Sandra Bullock - Neo in the Matrix
Mark Wahlberg - Brokeback Mountain
Scarlett Johansson - Girl with the Dragon Tattoo?

The latter...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-19-19
Replies: 39
Zotis' Favorite Actresses
Posted By MoreOrLess
Again to me it seemed like she could have shifted...

Again to me it seemed like she could have shifted into blockbusters well before she actually did although personally I do think she's naturally better suited to more intimate drama. Not to be too...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-19-19
Replies: 45
Would foreign films do better in North America, if they were dubbed?
Posted By MoreOrLess
This isn't going to shift the fundamental nature...

This isn't going to shift the fundamental nature of the films of course, your not going to have mainstream audiences watching Bela Tarr just because its dubbed into English.

The reality is that in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-16-19
Replies: 35
What lessons from movie going have you applied to real life?
Posted By MoreOrLess
I'd say its moreso that people can have a very...

I'd say its moreso that people can have a very strong capacity for self justification, for short circuiting the kind of empathy they can express at fictional/ised characters and situations.

I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-15-19
Replies: 29
What's a male version of 50 Shades of Grey?
Posted By MoreOrLess
That and the Duke of Burgundy are the best I'v...

That and the Duke of Burgundy are the best I'v seen on the subject.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-14-19
Replies: 39
Zotis' Favorite Actresses
Posted By MoreOrLess
Re: Zotis' Favorite Actresses

WIlliams generally does I think deserve a lot of credit for takin that direction in the late 00's with stuff like Wendy and Lucy or Blue Valentine rather than focusing on mainstream success that...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-14-19
Replies: 39
Zotis' Favorite Actresses
Posted By MoreOrLess
I was thinking that as well, they mostly seem to...

I was thinking that as well, they mostly seem to have the same oval faces. The again I spose I can't really talk, if I made a list like this I'd probably have the likes of Mirren, Binoche, Johansson,...