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Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 37
That ONE problem you have with a movie
Posted By ironpony
Re: That ONE problem you have with a movie

Well when it comes to incorrect accents or ethnicities, I love old spaghetti westerns, and feel they are better than American Westerns for me, but if I can accept European actors playing Americans,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 37
That ONE problem you have with a movie
Posted By ironpony
Witness (1985) It was almost a masterpiece...

Witness (1985)

It was almost a masterpiece for me, but in the climax, they do the whole, hostage taker tells the hero to drop his gun and the hero ACTUALLY DOES IT, even though he knows that by...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 37
That ONE problem you have with a movie
Posted By ironpony
I see what you mean in a sense, but I thought...

I see what you mean in a sense, but I thought that since the movie is about a hostage situation, a police commander, would be more revelant to that type of premise compared to a reporter, if that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 37
That ONE problem you have with a movie
Posted By ironpony
Re: That ONE problem you have with a movie

SPOILERS FROM MOVIES

Die Hard 1 and 2.

Thornberg is an annoyingly unnecessary character in both movies, and doesn't add anything to the plots in my opinion.

Dirty Dancing

Johnny doesn't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
Re: CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES

That makes sense. Are there any movies or TV shows since Breaking Bad, where it has to show them smash a burner phone to pieces with a hammer or blunt object?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
Re: CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES

Oh why not just break the phone like in Breaking Bad?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
How do they destroy burners with today's phones? ...

How do they destroy burners with today's phones? Just break it in pieces still?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 137
The Batman (2022)
Posted By ironpony
Re: The Batman (2022)

I would agree that Kravitz is the best Catwoman so far. Michelle was too over the top, not that this was her fault though, and it was mostly the director.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 7
Bullitt a Peter Yates Film
Posted By ironpony
Re: Bullitt a Peter Yates Film

I saw it and liked it overall but I find it be oddly edited in parts. What was the point of the nightclub scene for example, where nothing seemed to happen, or the scene where it shows what his gf...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 28
Storytelling rules or existential nonsense?
Posted By ironpony
Re: Storytelling rules or existential nonsense?

Some movies have earned happy endings, such as Slumdog Millionaire or It's A Wonderful Life.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 22
Möbius Strip logic in Jacob's Ladder - Untagged Spoilers in 1st Post!
Posted By ironpony
This plot hole always drove me nuts too and I...

This plot hole always drove me nuts too and I feel it would have probably just been a better movie if it didn't have the ending. But then again the movie is actually very effective in generating...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 weeks ago
Replies: 20
No Time to Die
Posted By ironpony
So I finally saw the movie and there are three...

So I finally saw the movie and there are three plot points I do not understand if someone can help me.

Why didn't Madeliene tell Bond it was his daughter. What was her reason for keeping it from...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 41
Rank the Harry Potter Movies
Posted By ironpony
Who me? Oh I haven't seen that one.

Who me? Oh I haven't seen that one.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-20-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
I was only referring to the new Charlie's Angels...

I was only referring to the new Charlie's Angels where it seems the only reason it was written was because the writer's hated men. The older ones did not have that.

I really like The Silence of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-19-22
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
That makes sense and in a movie like say The...

That makes sense and in a movie like say The Punisher (2004) if we can cheer on guy for going on a murder spree out if revenge, is spying on naked women out if revenge worse?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-19-22
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
Re: CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES

If they remade Revenge of the Nerds today for example, would they flip it so the nerds were these sexually predatory antagonists, that the cool girls and cool girls' boyfriends have to defeat and we...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-19-22
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
Re: CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES

In older movies from the early 90s or before, undercover cops would have ear pieces with wires coming out to communicate, but they were hoping that the drug dealers they are trying to survey,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-19-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
Re: Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art

Well I think one of the reasons why maybe trying to put today's politics in movies does not work as well compared to before, because the politics in the US today, are more petty and first world...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-18-22
Replies: 640
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By ironpony
Re: CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES

That's true, but in Revenge of the Nerds, the 'cool kids' are the antagonists of the story, where as the nerds are the protagonists. If the protagonist do not do anything instigative towards the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-18-22
Replies: 137
The Batman (2022)
Posted By ironpony
I thought it was kind of good kind of not. One...

I thought it was kind of good kind of not. One of the problems for me with this movie is that it feels like a sequel to a movie that never happened. Batman is already Batman and it didn't feel like...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-18-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
Re: Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art

What I want Bond movies are not as sexist today as they were back then. Sorry if I was confusing. However, I also feel that this scene is taken out of context by people perhaps.

I have no idea...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-18-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
I really do not agree that Bond movies are just...

I really do not agree that Bond movies are just as sexist as they were in the 60s and I feel this really goes on a case by case basis as to which movie, rather than generalizing them all in one clump...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-18-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
Oh okay I looked up In The Cut and got mixed...

Oh okay I looked up In The Cut and got mixed opinions. Is it because people do not politically like the idea of a female character falling for a 'bad boy', is that it?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-17-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
Who is saying this about In The Cut?

Who is saying this about In The Cut?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-17-22
Replies: 70
Ideology as Boundary Condition in Filmic Art
Posted By ironpony
well when it comes to Birds of Prey, I read the...

well when it comes to Birds of Prey, I read the Batman comics as a kid and they did not have these kind of in your face themes the movie was trying to portray.


However, I haven't read the Wonder...