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Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 hours ago
Replies: 376
2021 Halloween Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
I sort of get what you mean. But also, those...

I sort of get what you mean. But also, those things are not necessarily unconnected. I think I gave it a 3 or 3.5.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 8 hours ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
It's a great looking, very creepy film.

It's a great looking, very creepy film.
Replies: 3,044
Coronavirus
Posted By Takoma11
I don't know if you've ever read Linda Tirado's...

I don't know if you've ever read Linda Tirado's book Hand to Mouth, but it does a good job of explaining why you can't always judge someone's financial state from certain external indicators (ie "How...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 376
2021 Halloween Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
I liked the film's commentary--on the nose as it...

I liked the film's commentary--on the nose as it was--about purity culture and the creepy excess of men acting out their ownership over their daughters' sexuality. And I thought that one particular...
Replies: 3,044
Coronavirus
Posted By Takoma11
While it's true that there are some people who...

While it's true that there are some people who don't want to work and are happy to live on charity and/or government support programs, there are a LOT of reasons why people cannot get or keep jobs:
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 269
Welcome To Our Nightmare: A Terror and Wooley Horror Show
Posted By Takoma11
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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 2,442
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
I read this, and yet I was really not prepared...

I read this, and yet I was really not prepared for those final 20 minutes. It was like
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkGwI7nGehA

I'm also delighted and perplexed by the fact that it was made by...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
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Jodorowsky's Dune, 2013

In the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
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https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fjaponsinemasi.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2016%2F04%2FGoke-Body-Snatcher-From-Hell.jpg&f=1&nofb=1

Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell, 1968
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
Take how many films I watch in a week. Divide by...

Take how many films I watch in a week. Divide by 1.5. On a scale from one to ten, that is how stressed out I am.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
The stuff that lists are made of pick any one...

The stuff that lists are made of
pick any one list from section G of the main challenge and watch 10 films in it (Ebertís Great Films)
Floating Weeds
Mystery Train
McCabe and Mrs. Miller
Heart...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
My precious...awards pick any one list from...

My precious...awards
pick any one list from section C of the main challenge and watch 10 films in it (Oscars)
Born Yesterday
Roman Holiday
Million Dollar Baby
Cabaret
Pygmalion
The Revenant...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
Documentary, my dear Watson watch 10...

Documentary, my dear Watson
watch 10 documentaries
Going Clear
The Wolfpack
Dina
Malice at the Palace
Family Next Door
The Show Must Go On
Somm
Night and Fog
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
It was the best of times, it was the worst of...

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times!
watch 10 films released in the same decade (90s)
Life is Sweet
Total Recall
Wild at Heart
Farinelli
Soldier
Waterworld
Romy and Michelleís...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with...

You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in Paris?
watch 10 foreign language films
Big Bad Wolves
My Father My Lord
The Thief
Khrustalyov, My Car!
Another Round
Three Colors:...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
J. Are we there yet? [Watch one film for each...

J. Are we there yet?
[Watch one film for each of the miscellaneous challenges listed below]
1. a film more than 160 minutes long Blade Runner 2049
2. a film with a budget lower than 1 million The...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
I. War, what is it good for? [Watch one film...

I. War, what is it good for?
[Watch one film centered around each of the war themes below]
1. World War I The African Queen
2. World War II The Best Years of Our Lives
3. Cold War Spy Who Came In...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
H. We've met before, haven't we? [Watch a film...

H. We've met before, haven't we?
[Watch a film that migrated to cinematic form from another medium]
1. a franchise with 5 or more sequels/remakes/reboots Hound of the Baskervilles
2. a novel...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
G. I have always depended on the lists of...

G. I have always depended on the lists of strangers:
[Watch one film featured in each of the following prominent lists]
1. Roger Ebert's Great Films Body Heat
2. Sight & Sound's top 100 (any...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 401
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Takoma11
A few more categories completed: F. I see...

A few more categories completed:

F. I see dead people:
[Watch one film from each group of deceased directors, actors & cinematographers]
1. Anthony Mann T-Men
2. Fritz Lang Destiny
3. Bruce...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
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https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http%3A%2F%2Ffilmmakermagazine.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2013%2F08%2Flacollectioneuse.jpg&f=1&nofb=1

La Collectioneuse, 1967

A young art dealer...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
It was hard picking an image to put at the top of...

It was hard picking an image to put at the top of the review. So many stills that capture the relationships in the film and their complexity, and just so many good looking shots.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
Triangle is SO GOOD! A great October film, and...

Triangle is SO GOOD! A great October film, and it's really rewarding on a rewatch.
Replies: 922
The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Takoma11
I agree that the film is aware and empathetic...

I agree that the film is aware and empathetic toward him. It's just the question of using the footage of him--sometimes with comedic intentions--that at times doesn't quite sit well with me.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,073
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
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https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fimages.flickreel.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2016%2F06%2FRocco-and-His-Brothers-Review-2048x1453.jpg&f=1&nofb=1

Rocco and His Brothers,...