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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Try wearing a mask, even a home made one: ...

Try wearing a mask, even a home made one:

https://smartairfilters.com/en/blog/best-materials-make-diy-face-mask-virus/

it certainly helps. Even if you catch it, if you reduce the "dose" of the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 20
Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation

Both are crappy. I actually think Dark Fate is the only non-Cameron terminator film that still feels like a Terminator film.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/...

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-Global-Impact-26-03-2020v2.pdf



However, they don't try to estimate the increase in...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
The world has about 7.5 billion people. The...

The world has about 7.5 billion people. The coronavirus is expected to infect something like 50 or 75% of the population of Germany, UK, US, if it is not suppressed. Its mortality rate is about 1% if...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
There can be 3 outcomes: 1. The virus is...

There can be 3 outcomes:

1. The virus is sucessfully supressed, this has to happen now (over the next few weeks) or never.
2. The virus is not supressed, in this case millions around the world...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
I think that in Brazil's case we should adopt the...

I think that in Brazil's case we should adopt the British approach: quarantine the old and allow the young to catch the virus and create herd imunity. It's perhaps the only option we have since we...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Indeed. Just got myself locked up at home...

Indeed. Just got myself locked up at home awaiting for the Apocalypse.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Every year about 50 to 60 million people die. ...

Every year about 50 to 60 million people die.

Coronavirus is different because it is a new disease that could theoretically be contained but was not. Also, it kills about 2% of infected people,...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Roughly it is estimated it killed 1 in 4 people...

Roughly it is estimated it killed 1 in 4 people worldwide, with substantially higher mortality in some parts of Europe. Basically it was like killing 2 billion people today. :eek:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 129
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Guaporense
One interesting thing is that Parasyte was very...

One interesting thing is that Parasyte was very similar to Joker (unlike all other movies nominated): both are movies about people down in the social hierarchy being looked down by the people up in...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
It is the biggest pandemic in a 100 years, since...

It is the biggest pandemic in a 100 years, since the Spanish flu of 1918-1919 and it is going to kill something like 50 million people. We should call it "The Italian flu". :D
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 129
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Guaporense
Indeed. I actually think it would be better...

Indeed.

I actually think it would be better if they blocked any non-English movie from nomination to any Oscars except foreign language oscar. Why? Because Academy Award is a ceremony for the...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 weeks ago
Replies: 7
Poll: Best Non-English Language TV Series of the 2010s
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Best Non-English Language TV Series of the 2010s

While I had just commented on another thread that I thought EVA was the "greatest" TV show of all time, I would nominate Puella Magi Madoka Magica from 2011 to be the "best" TV show of all time. It...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 weeks ago
Replies: 22
Poll: Best TV Series of the 90s
Posted By Guaporense
Because this is an English language forum and...

Because this is an English language forum and since the forum name is "Movie Forums" it is not expected that people here should be specialists in TV shows, specially non-English language TV shows.
...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 weeks ago
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Important: Guaporense and Zotis Review Animation
Posted By Guaporense
I wrote this over 5 years ago: "Ping Pong:...

I wrote this over 5 years ago:

"Ping Pong: The Animation is simply a great show, looks like one of the masterpieces of recent years. It's characterized by great visual creativity and a very...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 weeks ago
Replies: 22
Poll: Best TV Series of the 90s
Posted By Guaporense
Evangelion is in my opinion the single greatest...

Evangelion is in my opinion the single greatest TV show ever made. This opinion is based on several elements:

1) Evangelion was a TV show that reinvented TV animation and influenced a huge amount...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 2
Parasite (2019) vs. High and Low (1963).
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Parasite (2019) vs. High and Low (1963).

HIgh and Low all the way and I watched both movies on the same weekend
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 55,153
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
1917 (2019) ...

1917 (2019)
https://www.geekalerts.com/u/1917-Movie-Trailer.jpg

A well rounded very well made WW1 movie. There is nothing wrong with the movie but besides the fancy camera trick to make it feel...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 55,153
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7a/191...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7a/1917poster.jpg

Very well made but perhaps too minimalistic for my tastes but overall very nice. :rolleyes:

7.5/10
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The best Slayer album is NOT Reign in Blood
Posted By Guaporense
Re: The best Slayer album is NOT Reign in Blood

My favorite Slayer albums are the first two Show no Mercy and Hell Awaits, South of Heaven is third and Seasons in the Abyss is tied with Reign in Blood for fourth place. Their best release however...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-28-20
Replies: 55,153
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8a/Ame...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8a/American_Factory_poster.jpg

This is a great documentary about differences in culture and work ethics. It is well balanced and shows many different...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-27-20
Replies: 55,153
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
Metropolis (1927) ...

Metropolis (1927)

https://gndn.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/metropolis.jpg

As a sci-fi fan I remembered I lacked one rather important film in my watching history. Very nice movie, certainly a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-23-20
Replies: 55,153
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Guaporense
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/5f/Ter...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/5f/Terminator_Dark_Fate_poster.jpg

First movie with Terminator in the title that feels like a Terminator movie. I give a rather generous 8.5/10.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 02-19-20
Replies: 74
Terminator: Dark Fate
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Terminator: Dark Fate

Loved it. Perhaps the best mainstream science fiction movie since Interestellar. A worthy sequel to Terminator 2, although not quite on the same level (it suffers a little bit from having too much...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-16-20
Replies: 84
Your 10 worst/best films of the 2010s
Posted By Guaporense
I do not see a higher degree of explicitness in...

I do not see a higher degree of explicitness in the depiction of emotion in Japanese fiction if compared to Western fiction. In fact, it is even standard for Japanese characters to hide their...