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Fallout (Amazon Prime show)
Posted By Iroquois
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the frank frazetta style of those pics is but one piece of the fallout aesthetic, which has incorporated cartoonish irony from the very beginning (most obviously in the form of vault boy and how the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 hours ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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four votes.

stray dog was my #13, using a great noir plot in having a policeman search for his missing gun to examine postwar japan, being led masterfully by mifune and shimura.

detour was my...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 hours ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. dark city is a good film but i haven't seen it in ages. le cercle rouge i've seen more recently and also think it's very good.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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three votes.

seen gone girl at least two or three times and think it's a generally solid time, though i guess i'd put it somewhere in the middle of a prospective fincher ranking.

collateral...
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. the lost weekend is really good - didn't think of it for this list, which does make me wonder how many different titles i'd have voted for if i'd really gone to the trouble of verifying...
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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two votes.

the big lebowski was my #8. i don't know exactly how much you can consider it a quote-unquote parody of noir films due to how it reimagines the archetypal private eye narrative through...
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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six new films and still no votes. most of them are pretty good, except for the strange loves of martha ivers (think it's just alright) and the wrong man (which i haven't seen).
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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two votes. rififi was #6, one of the best heist films ever made. elevator to the gallows was my #11, maybe one of the finest examples of classic noir vibes ever.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 week ago
Replies: 6
The Matrix 5 - Drew Goddard directing
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The Matrix 5 - Drew Goddard directing

maybe it's because i'm in the minority that actually liked resurrections (and the other two sequels, if enough people are still unhappy about that), but this is almost certainly going to end up being...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. as much as i've liked most other films shane black's been involved in, kiss kiss bang bang just doesn't click for me no matter how many chances i give it even as recently as last christmas....
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. loved blade runner 2049 when it came out (saw it twice in theatres), but i don't think it's held up on recent rewatches, either on its own terms or as a sequel to blade runner (it's...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 week ago
Replies: 20
Seeing all avatars as the same picture
Posted By Iroquois
i love police story but it's the wrong kind of...

i love police story but it's the wrong kind of funny for an april fool's joke.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown

one vote. odd man out ended up at #21 on my list. i do appreciate a movie that's almost entirely getaway and this is a very good example of that.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. a simple plan is a great effort by sam raimi to deliver a quote-unquote serious film, one that downplays his more distinctive traits as a filmmaker in order to do right by the kind of...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. have been holding off on watching blast of silence since it's my understanding that it's a christmas movie. the player is really good, but i wouldn't have thought to count it as a neo-noir...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
no votes. i really liked you were never really...

no votes. i really liked you were never really here and saw it twice in theatres. a welcome variation on the vigilante sub-genre that had been reinvigorated after the success of taken (do i have to...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. oldboy is solid, though it might well be my least favourite of park chan-wook's vengeance trilogy (or maybe tied with lady vengeance behind mr. vengeance) because it's probably the most...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. i do like both these films quite a bit, though.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. i saw pale flower at some point in the last year or two and liked it very much, would definitely watch it again. the departed is a film i have a somewhat complicated opinion of - you can...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
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no votes. i watched niagara for the first time recently and found it quite enjoyable. haven't seen they live by night.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
no votes. thelma & louise is definitely one of r....

no votes. thelma & louise is definitely one of r. scott's better films, especially as far as his more overt exercises in doing crowd-pleasers go (and it's definitely leagues ahead of most of his...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown

no votes. french connection is, of course, very good (just checked and found a 3.5/5 review i did almost a decade ago and that's definitely underrating it). alphaville is a welcome inclusion since...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,269
The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Film Noir Countdown

no votes. detective story is good, though.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 1,487
The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown
Posted By Iroquois
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Neo-noir Countdown

no votes. true romance is definitely a fun time, easily my favourite of qt's writer-only films and given more than enough style by t. scott to compensate for an aggressive lack of substance to its...