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Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
Heads up (Americans, I guess?), The Signal (2007)...

Heads up (Americans, I guess?), The Signal (2007) just got added to Prime. I feel like it's like End of the Line, where it seemed like everyone was talking about it and then no one was talking about...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
Oh, yeah. Everything we watch is a first viewing....

Oh, yeah. Everything we watch is a first viewing.

Also key quote: "I think I see where this is going . . ." (*me in my brain* "MWA-HAHAHAHA!").

Also key quote: "Is it just me, or are those...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
Horror friend and I are watching Society and I am...

Horror friend and I are watching Society and I am pleased to report that it is still great! (We are about halfway through and will finish it on Saturday).

Key Quote: "Sparkly shoulder tassels! I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11 hours ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
I actually can answer that because I watched the...

I actually can answer that because I watched the films of Kim Ki-Duk for over a decade before realizing the extent to which he tortured and killed animals for his films and also physically and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 14 hours ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
When I watch/read/hear art by people I know are...

When I watch/read/hear art by people I know are rapists/murderers/abusers, that stays at the forefront of my mind. It has nothing to do with the quality of the art, it has to do with the quality of...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 14 hours ago
Replies: 338
The Twilight Zone Hall of Fame
Posted By Takoma11
I'm reading all the reviews, I'm just horribly...

I'm reading all the reviews, I'm just horribly inconsistent when it comes to the thumbs up.



I think that the astronauts being aggressive is actually not that surprising. I think that they were...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 15 hours ago
Replies: 19
Sex scenes (not “chaste”)
Posted By Takoma11
Off the top of my head: Stranger by the Lake...

Off the top of my head:

Stranger by the Lake
Annette
The Handmaiden
Possessor
Berlin Syndrome
BPM
Nina Forever
High Life
Forum: General Movie Discussion 16 hours ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
They are both very strong, but very different...

They are both very strong, but very different films. Watched the 50s version semi-recently and really enjoyed it.



I have no doubt it is a good film. But it's not a good film for me to watch....
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 20
Hawkeye (Disney+)
Posted By Takoma11
So maybe I'm totally off-base, but once I started...

So maybe I'm totally off-base, but once I started thinking about it:


There's a lot of stuff about the mom having Kate's life all planned out

Mom runs the big security agency with all the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
I don't disagree that discomfort can be an...

I don't disagree that discomfort can be an important part of the artistic process. But there's a big difference between "I am willingly putting myself in this position and accept the discomfort as...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 20
Hawkeye (Disney+)
Posted By Takoma11
Having watched the first two episodes, I'd agree...

Having watched the first two episodes, I'd agree that the writing is stronger than Loki, though I thought that Wandavision was pretty well written.

What I think the show has mostly gotten right is...
Replies: 338
The Twilight Zone Hall of Fame
Posted By Takoma11
The more I think on this episode, the more I like...

The more I think on this episode, the more I like the idea of slowly "unlearning" a language. He is increasingly put in the position of someone who doesn't speak a language or who has a severe...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
I haven't seen The Birds, but I can still agree...

I haven't seen The Birds, but I can still agree with your incandescent rage.

Marnie just . . . is not a good movie. For so many reasons, but especially its cheap psychology.

You know when a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
I am already sufficiently intrigued. I just often...

I am already sufficiently intrigued. I just often have sequel hesitation when I love the original film.



Yeah, Cannibal Holocaust is not something I'm at all interested in.

Last House on the...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 338
The Twilight Zone Hall of Fame
Posted By Takoma11
Agreed. Just curious if others found it a...

Agreed.

Just curious if others found it a surprise.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
LOL. Nothing like that weird moment of self-doubt...

LOL. Nothing like that weird moment of self-doubt when you're like, "This person is crazy and clearly misunderstood this film. Unless . . .. *furious googling*"



I stand by the fact that the...
Replies: 12
Squid Game
Posted By Takoma11
There's a weird dip in quality in one of the...

There's a weird dip in quality in one of the later episodes (maybe the second to last?), but overall I think that the quality and pace stayed very consistent.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 338
The Twilight Zone Hall of Fame
Posted By Takoma11
Were you at all surprised that it was a dying...

Were you at all surprised that it was a dying fantasy? I thought that the part where he sort of swoons and has the vision of the wife before snapping back to reality made it kind of obvious. Or do...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
It is SO GOOD. Like it would probably make a top...

It is SO GOOD. Like it would probably make a top 10 horror list if I ever made one.



Argento is pretty hit or miss for me. It's more a case of just not having gotten around to it.



Yeah,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
Which Bodysnatchers? (Or maybe both of them?) ...

Which Bodysnatchers? (Or maybe both of them?)

Mine are:
Rosemary's Baby (which I'll never see, oh well)
King Kong (30s and 70s, the shame!)
The Birds (really never interested me)
Repulsion...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 2,996
A scary thing happened on the way to the Movie Forums - Horrorcrammers
Posted By Takoma11
And be alive at the end? If so, please...

And be alive at the end?

If so, please communicate this with the people at the Red Cross.
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 349
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Takoma11
Seen these. I would say that Atonement, Salton...

Seen these. I would say that Atonement, Salton Sea, and Brand Upon the Brain are great.
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 349
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Takoma11
My thought as well. I'm interested to see...

My thought as well.

I'm interested to see how many English language vs non-English language films there are, especially considering the semi-recent foreign language countdown.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Takoma11
I saw her emotional distance during the film as...

I saw her emotional distance during the film as her not wanting to directly deal with that loss. It's one of those things where it makes sense to me, but I also agree that it undercuts audience...