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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 hours ago
Replies: 42
Genres you struggle with
Posted By Mr Minio
That's because you don't eat spaghetti with jam....

That's because you don't eat spaghetti with jam. You eat it with sauce.
Used to be a huge fan. My enthusiasm has since waned.
Vampires disagree.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 hours ago
Replies: 32
What are your top 5 films of 2022 so far
Posted By Mr Minio
11/29/2022 UPDATE Masterpiece Trier: None ...

11/29/2022 UPDATE

Masterpiece Trier:
None
Incredible Trier:
Im Westen nichts Neues [All Quiet on the Western Front]
Great Trier:
神探大戰 [Detective vs. Sleuths]
Very Good Trier:
An Cailín...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 day ago
Replies: 99
RIP mark f
Posted By Mr Minio
Yeah, the number is incredible. And it's even...

Yeah, the number is incredible. And it's even more impressive when you realize he's seen a lot of movies multiple times. He's in the top 3 of the people I "know" that saw the most films. There's a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 42
Genres you struggle with
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Genres you struggle with

The antidote to coldness or indifference towards a given genre or type of film almost always is just watching more films from the genre.

You might not like a specific highly-acclaimed film within...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 day ago
Replies: 99
RIP mark f
Posted By Mr Minio
If you're interested in his ratings, here's his...

If you're interested in his ratings, here's his IMDb page with almost all of them, sorted from highest-rated to lowest-rated...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 74,805
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Mr Minio
Not enough 2.5.

Not enough 2.5.
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 2 days ago
Replies: 99
RIP mark f
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: RIP mark f

Mark also finally watched Satantango in 2019 after several years of me pestering him about not having seen this masterpiece. If you're wondering what was his rating of the movie, well, it's not very...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 2 days ago
Replies: 99
RIP mark f
Posted By Mr Minio
https://i.imgur.com/WZ51AjL.png ...

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Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 2 days ago
Replies: 99
RIP mark f
Posted By Mr Minio
Holy **** no. Some time ago I read a post of his...

Holy **** no. Some time ago I read a post of his that said that he didn't have much to live. It was in response to why he recollects his review, I think. I knew about his condition, of course. But...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 2,023
Rock's Cheapo Theatre of the Damned
Posted By Mr Minio
Perhaps the most brutal Roman Porno. Also, one of...

Perhaps the most brutal Roman Porno. Also, one of the best. Naomi Tani is amazing.
This one is good, but not very good. The title is an obvious trick to cash in on the Scorpion series. These films...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
crumbsroom said it better than I ever could. I...

crumbsroom said it better than I ever could. I think his last post is mandatory if you want to continue the discussion in this thread. Joking is fine, too, though. :)

Yes, I would ABSOLUTELY not...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
You forgot to mention you make a special...

You forgot to mention you make a special exception for Snoopy!

https://i.imgur.com/ZDMhBAR.png

I haven't even prepared any list yet. It can be 50, whatever. Just not 500 or 1000.
There were...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
Woow, hold your horses. It's a 2022 movie! Relax,...

Woow, hold your horses. It's a 2022 movie! Relax, wait a little bit. Let it sink in.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
I think my point of view is the only one here...

I think my point of view is the only one here that doesn't claim literally every second film is a true work of art, a cinematic heritage all-time masterpiece. We should preserve all films, including...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
We already addressed that: I...

We already addressed that:





I think you fail to see the difference between an all-time masterpiece and an enjoyable, watchable film. You seem to be putting them both into the same "it's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art

When you watch a great masterwork of film, one or more of the following are true (the more, the better, I'd say at least 5 should be true):
- Some scenes are ingrained in your mind for years.
-...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
Understood. I don't think that you in...

Understood.

I don't think that you in particular are prone to the hype. I think we all are to some extent, including me. But some people are much more prone to marketing and hype than others....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
Haven't seen Boyhood but you can say neither of...

Haven't seen Boyhood but you can say neither of these about Avengers. Anyway, this thread presumes we're talking about films that are works of art, not consumerist cookie-cutter products.

I see,...
Replies: 7,175
Female Beauty We Appreciate
Posted By Mr Minio
"Too Chinese to play Chinese"? You'll be too...

"Too Chinese to play Chinese"? You'll be too f*cked to even play dead.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
Ugh, it's okayish and watchable but Nolan is...

Ugh, it's okayish and watchable but Nolan is perhaps the worst contemporary auteur. I'd definitely not include any of his films in any kind of cinematic heritage.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 115
Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Cinematic Heritage / True Works of Art

It's not really about excluding some genres. It's about the fact that some genres come with fewer masterpieces that can be considered true art / cinematic heritage. The superhero genre is a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 24
Books you really want to see turned into FAITHFUL movies
Posted By Mr Minio
Re: Books you really want to see turned into FAITHFUL movies

Auteurs do not adapt books faithfully without putting their mark on the adaptation. Essentially, the more unfaithful the adaptation the better because the book is a separate art piece and nobody...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 2,023
Rock's Cheapo Theatre of the Damned
Posted By Mr Minio
Where'd you find the pic of me and my gf?

Where'd you find the pic of me and my gf?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 15
Rating films is hell
Posted By Mr Minio
Yeah, but you won't be reading 10,000s reviews to...

Yeah, but you won't be reading 10,000s reviews to find out a film worth watching. Ratings are a nice shortcut and even if you want to read the review, you'll probably read the review of a high-rated...