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Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-01-05
Replies: 174
Books that you would like to see made into a film?
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Wasn't M. Night Shyamalan working on "Life of...

Wasn't M. Night Shyamalan working on "Life of Pi"?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-03-05
Replies: 174
Books that you would like to see made into a film?
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Yes, I thought the book was fantastic. It's a...

Yes, I thought the book was fantastic. It's a book for the ages, and many people share my view on it possibly being one of the greatest books of the last century.

I know that the plot was pretty...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 02-02-05
Replies: 90
Constantine
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Strange that I would be talking about a Keanu...

Strange that I would be talking about a Keanu Reeves film, but I've seen the trailer, and I was extremely impressed. I even think the "whoa" man does a pretty good job. I can't help drawing some...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-02-05
Replies: 174
Books that you would like to see made into a film?
Posted By Travis_Bickle
I would love to see a quality film of "A...

I would love to see a quality film of "A Confederacy of Dunces", "The Catcher in the Rye" (If a script can be made from the book), and possibly "The Picture of Dorian Gray".
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-03-04
Replies: 138
Movies that need to be seen.
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Remember me? No? Didn't think so.

Thanks for stealing my avatar "The Taxi Driver". Oh well, I guess I asked for it for leaving the site for so long. Forgiven.

Movies that need to be seen?

Well, I would say...

"Stardust...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-26-04
Replies: 11
C'est Cinéma: The Profound Impact of the European Masters
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Silver, within the last year or so, your writing...

Silver, within the last year or so, your writing has really blossomed. I am happy that you have been introduced to some of the European masters.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 03-26-04
Replies: 16
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Posted By Travis_Bickle
I've seen a few of his films...namely: Ali: Fear...

I've seen a few of his films...namely: Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, The Marriage of Maria Braun, Satans Brew, Effi Briest, Fox and His Friends, Mother Kusters Goes To Heaven, The American Soldier, and...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-26-04
Replies: 1
Scratch
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Nicely written review. "Scratch" was indeed a...

Nicely written review. "Scratch" was indeed a great documentary. It made me want to pick up the turntable, like "Dogtown and Z Boys" made me want to pick up the skateboard, and "The Source" made me...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-23-04
Replies: 1
Ikuru
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Ikuru

IKURU (1952) - Akira Kurosawa

Ikuru is not a masterpiece. There is no such thing as masterpieces in cinema, only flawed masterpieces. Though if there is a type of film deserving of the high...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-16-04
Replies: 3
Miracle In Milan
Posted By Travis_Bickle
I am really looking forward to seeing "Shoe...

I am really looking forward to seeing "Shoe Shine". I did in fact see "Umberto D", and it was a very sweet film.

Here is an interesting quote I came across from Orson Welles in interview with...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-13-04
Replies: 166
I'm a movie fan, but I've never seen...
Posted By Travis_Bickle
I'm happy to say, that progress has been made...

I'm happy to say, that progress has been made since my last post, and I have shortened that list by a few titles. Since then, I have seen... "The Conformist", "Blow Up", "Faces", "Gone With The...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-11-04
Replies: 3
Miracle In Milan
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Miracle In Milan

Miracle in Milan (1951) Vittorio De Sica

De Sica does it again. This is the third De Sica film that I've watched thus far (the other two being "The Bicycle Thief" and "The Children Are...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-10-04
Replies: 202
Top 5 fav movies of all time
Posted By Travis_Bickle
This is really hard. The films which I really...

This is really hard. The films which I really enjoy, and can watch over and over, are... (In no order)...

1. Raging Bull
2. City Of God
3. Boogie Nights
4. Chungking Express
5. Big tie: True...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-10-04
Replies: 24
The Conformist
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Very daring indeed Golgot. You're name alone...

Very daring indeed Golgot. You're name alone shows how daring you are.

I once had a horse, she was hit by a car.
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-10-04
Replies: 19
Blow Up
Posted By Travis_Bickle
" The plot of "L'Avventura" became famous...

" The plot of "L'Avventura" became famous because, it was said, nothing happened in the movie. What we saw was a search without a conclusion, a disappearance without a solution. The title in English...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-10-04
Replies: 19
Blow Up
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Despite my comments about the interesting ending,...

Despite my comments about the interesting ending, I thought that it was basically a trashing, and non recommendation of the film.
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-10-04
Replies: 24
The Conformist
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Yes, I agree about that. At first, I was a bit...

Yes, I agree about that. At first, I was a bit confused. The closing scene seemed to come and go, leaving me unsatisfied. I actually had to rewind the last few minutes, because it seemed to end as...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-10-04
Replies: 19
Blow Up
Posted By Travis_Bickle
I have seen Zabriskie Point. Though more...

I have seen Zabriskie Point. Though more enjoyable than Blow Up, I still found it a bit messy. I really enjoyed the opening political discussion with the students, and the explosions at the end...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-10-04
Replies: 24
The Conformist
Posted By Travis_Bickle
The Conformist

The Conformist (1970) Bernardo Bertolucci

Bertolluci has often compared making movies to writing poetry. In terms of editing (and I'm paraphrasing), Bertolluci says that every shot is like a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 03-09-04
Replies: 19
Blow Up
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Blow Up

Blow up (1966) - Michelangelo Antonioni

I stepped into my first viewing of this film with a sort of a childish eagerness. After all, this is a film that, time and time again, has been referred to...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 03-05-04
Replies: 211
Batman 5
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Gary Oldman? More info please. Don't make us do...

Gary Oldman? More info please. Don't make us do our own research.
Forum: Movie Reviews 02-11-04
Replies: 31
Secretary 8/10
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Good, not great. I felt them adding all of that...

Good, not great. I felt them adding all of that nudity at the end, after everything was resolved, to be a bit needless to the point of the story. Though looking at Maggie in the buff, wasn't that...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 02-08-04
Replies: 29
Who do you think are some of the best new and upcoming Men&Women in Hollywood
Posted By Travis_Bickle
Aron Eckhart, Nick Stahl, Chloe Sevigny, Sam...

Aron Eckhart, Nick Stahl, Chloe Sevigny, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson, Christian Bale, Peter Stormare, David Cross, Will Ferrel, Lorenz Tate ... many more.

I wouldn't call Owen Wilson and...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 02-08-04
Replies: 18
Movie scene you would like to act in
Posted By Travis_Bickle
The climax scene (no pun intended) of "The Brown...

The climax scene (no pun intended) of "The Brown Bunny". Replacing Gallo's Role of course. I've always wanted to "work" with Sevigny.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 02-08-04
Replies: 18
favorite celeb quote
Posted By Travis_Bickle
"So where's the Cannes Film Festival being held...

"So where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?" - Christina Aguilera

"I want to thank Gus Van Sant for selling out so that I could use his editor Curtis Clayton, who did a great job". ...