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Forum: Games and Tabs 06-05-08
Replies: 17,317
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Johnners
Re: The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread

13 Movies with a Radio DJ

1. American Graffiti
2. Play Misty for Me
3. Targets
4. Private Parts
5. Vanishing Point
6. Eight Legged Freaks
7. Grosse Pointe Blank
8. Gremlins
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 06-05-08
Replies: 242
Who is the most overrated director?
Posted By Johnners
Re: Who is the most overrated director?

I'm not saying thrillers can't be great films, but for a director to nearly always make thrillers similar to each other - some of his thrillers like Psycho, North by Northwest, The 39 Steps just...
Forum: Games and Tabs 06-04-08
Replies: 17,317
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Johnners
Re: The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread

13 Time Travel Flicks

1. 12 Monkeys
2. Back To The Future
3. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
4. The Time Machine (1960)
5. Kate & Leopold
6. Somewhere in Time
7. Time Bandits
8. The...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 06-04-08
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 06-03-08
Replies: 242
Who is the most overrated director?
Posted By Johnners
Re: Who is the most overrated director?

I love Rebecca and some of his other films are entertaining enough - but does he really deserve to be thought of as one of the greatest ever directors in cinema for making lots of escapist thrillers.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 06-03-08
Replies: 242
Who is the most overrated director?
Posted By Johnners
Re: Who is the most overrated director?

Alfred Hitchcock. He made a few decent films, but I find a lot of his films quite shallow - he's hardly one of cinema's great artists. I've never understood his popularity.
Replies: 19,305
What are you listening to while you're MoFoin' it?
Posted By Johnners
Re: What are you listening to while you're MoFoin' it?

Klashnekoff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAr4jVZIV2I
Forum: Games and Tabs 06-03-08
Replies: 17,317
The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread
Posted By Johnners
Re: The Baker's Dozen Movie Game Thread

Baker's Dozen of Movies set in the 1930s

1. Cabaret
2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
3. Raiders of the Lost Ark
4. Ninotchka
5. Chinatown
6. The Conformist
7. Olympia
8. Pepe le Moko
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 06-03-08
Replies: 4
Hi
Posted By Johnners
Hi

Hi all, I dont know many people who watch films that I watch so I thought i'd join. I was on here before but I dont use that email anymore.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 08-26-07
Replies: 91
Poll: Robert Altman what's your Favorite and Least Favorite
Posted By Johnners
Re: Robert Altman what's your Favorite and least favortie

The Altman films I've seen are:

MASH, McCabe and Mrs Miller, The Long Goodbye, Nashville, 3 Women, The Player, Short Cuts and Gosford Park and I've yet to see a bad Altman film (although I'm sure...
Replies: 7,836
What was the last DVD you bought and why?
Posted By Johnners
Re: What was the last DVD you bought and why?

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Z74FRYEZL._SS500_.jpg



If anyone's interested 'The Return' is now only 2.97 on Amazon.co.uk
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-26-07
Replies: 14
Movies that are un-showable on T.V
Posted By Johnners
Re: Movies that are un-showable on T.V

Are films always censored on American TV? I'm English and I watch hundreds of films on TV and from what I've seen they are rarely edited specifically for TV.

And 'undercoverlover' said that 'I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-24-07
Replies: 109
YouTube! Post Your Favorite Movie Scenes
Posted By Johnners
Re: YouTube! Post Your Favorite Movie Scenes

Paris, Texas - A story of two people
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tiki0fhs3Uw

Pather Panchali - The father's return
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEjyozAWTWQ

Dr Strangelove - Ending...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-21-07
Replies: 26
Does avoiding bad movies inflate average ratings?
Posted By Johnners
Re: Does avoiding bad movies inflate average ratings?

I think that's a terrible attitude to have...

'Sit back and enjoy the ride. There's nothing we can do'

What...are you trying to say we should just accept low quality filmmaking...sure it's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-17-07
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-17-07
Replies: 26
Does avoiding bad movies inflate average ratings?
Posted By Johnners
Re: Does avoiding bad movies inflate average ratings?

For me, absolutely yeah. There's so many films I'm desperate to see, and because when I see them, I usually like them it's quite rare these days I that I see a film I dislike...and I can't even...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-14-07
Replies: 28
Your opinion on new movies
Posted By Johnners
Re: Your opinion on new movies

Agreed, we can look back to the 50s, 60s, 70s or whenever and only remember the great films, while the very bad ones are rarely seen.

I think there a lot of great, new films being made all over...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 08-13-07
Replies: 35
Best directing debut
Posted By Johnners
Re: Best directing debut

Chris Marker's La Jetee is a brilliant, haunting masterpiece (and consists almost entirely of still photographs accompanied by narration and music)

I don't know if it counts as his debut as it's...
Replies: 7,836
What was the last DVD you bought and why?
Posted By Johnners
Re: What was the last DVD you bought and why?

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/41M62ZHKT4L._SS500_.jpg

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/5109Z6VV2DL._SS500_.jpg
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 08-13-07
Replies: 35
Best directing debut
Posted By Johnners
Re: Best directing debut

Oh...now that you mention it I've actually heard of the film and knew that Bogdanovich directed it, I just seemed to have it in my head that The Last Picture Show was his first film.

I suppose...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-13-07
Replies: 170
Have you/ do you ever cry during movies?
Posted By Johnners
Re: Have you/ do you ever cry during movies?

I rarely cry when watching a film even when they affect me, but Life is Beautiful is one example of a film where I actually had tears streaming down my face, and recently I saw Pather Panchali for...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 08-13-07
Replies: 35
Best directing debut
Posted By Johnners
Re: Best directing debut

Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali is an incredible film for a first-time director with a cast and crew with hardly any experience making movies at all.

Andrei Tarkovsky's Ivan's Childhood was his...
Replies: 7,836
What was the last DVD you bought and why?
Posted By Johnners
Re: What was the last DVD you bought and why?

Just ordered this lot off Amazon (not seen any of them and looking forward to them all)

http://g-ec2.images-amazon.com/images/I/41PCXYCNERL._SS500_.jpg
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 08-05-07
Replies: 45
Original Movie Storyline Ideas
Posted By Johnners
Re: Original Movie Storyline Ideas

I just got an idea for a short film when I found a toiletry bag on my CD shelves in the living room that was originally used for toiletries, then for a camera, and now for toiletries again....the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 07-31-07
Replies: 276
John's Reviews
Posted By Johnners
Re: John's Reviews

Nice review, Sunshine is my favourite Danny Boyle film yet and it's criminally underrated. Saw it three times at the cinema here in the UK before they stopped showing it and enjoyed it more each...