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Forum: General Movie Discussion 10 hours ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Still would be good to hear your thoughts, but up...

Still would be good to hear your thoughts, but up to you. And yes, Iíve mostly got over it for now.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
The Unthinkable (2018) (Rewatch) Apparently...

The Unthinkable (2018)
(Rewatch)
Apparently this is a second viewing - Iíve definitely seen this before, but forgot all about it....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 13 hours ago
Replies: 23
Movies you thought were better on a re-watch
Posted By AgrippinaX
Out of the recent ones - Promising Young Woman,...

Out of the recent ones - Promising Young Woman, though I still donít like it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 16 hours ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Ha, right you are - I remember how Saul was...

Ha, right you are - I remember how Saul was trying to teach him money laundering holding up pink nail varnish. That was priceless.

Yes, I am the same - though I do remember the things that stood...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Youíre probably right. Thereís definitely a...

Youíre probably right. Thereís definitely a certain snobbishness to it, and yes, by ďunnecessaryĒ I meant that it doesnít add much. To me, even if you can argue for something with a degree of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
Seen it once before. Fairly rubbish but Iím...

Seen it once before. Fairly rubbish but Iím fairly tired, so, whatever.
https://flxt.tmsimg.com/assets/p19014_p_v10_aa.jpg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
I am not an authority on the Death of the Author,...

I am not an authority on the Death of the Author, but I did write a dissertation on it and have remained interested. And I donít dislike that approach. But I guess to me thatís a very consciously...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Yes, that is fair enough. I think thereís more of...

Yes, that is fair enough. I think thereís more of a middle ground than is being acknowledged so far in the thread, though, at least broadly speaking. I think most films/books/stories go beyond the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By AgrippinaX
Dark City isnít quite night, though, right? ...

Dark City isnít quite night, though, right?
Nightcrawler, if I remember correctly.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Ouch, a shame. Another time then. And yeah,...

Ouch, a shame. Another time then.

And yeah, Iím not surprised at all.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Did you and I attend the same school by any...

Did you and I attend the same school by any chance? :D The Ancient Mariner is unforgettable, and the parsing was, shall we say, excessive, but did it give me ample insight into popular culture. I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
A wise woman you are. Was a horrid spinster...

A wise woman you are. Was a horrid spinster indeed, though only in her thirties. But I remember finding that quite off putting. Iím fond of innuendo and teasing where thereís basis for that, but that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Have given this some more thought. I guess Iím...

Have given this some more thought. I guess Iím overanalysing things again, but why is ďLouis CypherĒ a metaphor? In my view, itís a pun. Yes, I feel like the term ďmetaphorĒ is itself irritatingly...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
I think itís fantastic, have posted about it...

I think itís fantastic, have posted about it before. So Iíd recommend.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Thereís also that (though that was exactly,...

Thereís also that (though that was exactly, word-to-word what the review said). Having worked with very young kids (@Takoma11 will be better placed to comment), I think in terms of language...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
That does kind of answer my question. I think...

That does kind of answer my question. I think some narratives are more prone to metaphorical interpretation than others. I also do think one can read absolutely anything into any narrative; I suppose...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
(Rewatch. Definitely a fresh favourite). ...

(Rewatch. Definitely a fresh favourite).
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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 27
Metaphors (especially in speculative films)
Posted By AgrippinaX
Iím starting this thread off the back of watching...

Iím starting this thread off the back of watching Malignant. I canít for the life of me see any spoilers here, so will carry on with no spoiler tags, because I donít want to get into the habit of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
Was requested by family, but itís a good one. ...

Was requested by family, but itís a good one.
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/[email protected]@._V1_.jpg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
Rewatch. Absolutely love this. ...

Rewatch. Absolutely love this.
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZTMyYWNiNDEtNmUwMC00NDIzLTlhYTYtMWIyMWZiMmNmMDc1XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMTA4NjE0NjEy._V1_.jpg
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
Yess. What a masterpiece.

Yess. What a masterpiece.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
Looking forward to this. ...

Looking forward to this.
http://www.premiere.fr/sites/default/files/styles/partage_rs/public/2021-08/Affiche_Malignant.jpg
Yay. This is fantastic.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
It is quite good. Dear father was annoyed by the...

It is quite good. Dear father was annoyed by the lack of verisimilitude re: the real Penkovskyís character, whatever that means, but as a narrative it gels together very well indeed. BC gives it his...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
The Courier it is then....

The Courier it is then....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By AgrippinaX
I think itís fine but Iím not a staunch defender...

I think itís fine but Iím not a staunch defender of it either. The above is not similar; hard to explain unless you decide to watch. Very different movie & anyone whoís been in a British hotel...