Discussion in 'The STAGE48 Lobby' started by CDevil, Jul 6, 2007.
Dodes'ka-den (1970) - 8/10
Fanny & Alexander (1982) - 6/10
The Other Side of the Wind (2018) - 8/10
The Tenant (1976) - 8/10
crazy movie indeed. guess polanski creativity at the highest of his career for that time, a year before his life turn upside down (again).
there little thing baffled me when this trelkovsky-the-so-paranoid character feel like instantly flip, suddenly went mental , but -one can assure- give the story longer with more elaborate detail for the insanity build up, its can take away the feel of strong bizarre ness. it will become another kind of movie if the whole thing on this one is making sense lol
overall description in one still image.
one of the best trollscene i ever seen
The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) 9/10
Excellent comedy with real images and animation.
Green book. I liked it far more than I had expected, I even got moved in the end. I wish them a lot of luck at the Oscars. 9/10
Alice in wonderland by Tim Burton.
It is a pre ordered movie, Burton probably did not have many say on it and it shows.
A let down and boring atempt at revivivg Lewis Carol's book.
It looks like Burton but it doesn't have the taste.
From the start till the end I waited that moment where Burton would switch it to the horrifying stuff he likes so much, but nothing happens, à part maybe that scène where Alice walks on some dead heads but even this isn't scary at all.
The characters have no relief. The supposed crazy ones aren't that mad. And the bad dudes are more laughable than anything else.
The Queen of heart is a sad clown, just to point how badly characterised she is, in the Disney anime she is more cruel and scarier.
Holmes & Watson. At first I thought it was awful but it got a bit better later. However, I can't say it's a great film. 5/10
Captain Marvel. New heroes, new worlds, new plots...and some things that finally fit into place. I liked it. 8.5/10
The kid who would be king. Yes, in a way it reminded me of The Goonies ... but this wasn't a Spielberg film. I enjoyed it, but there some holes in the plot and the final part could have been far more believable. 7/10
Excellent but Bohemian Rhapsody remains the only 5/5 film for me
It seems that Rami Malek will be the bad guy in the next James Bond film. I hope he's got more charisma than the last villains of the saga...
Rami Malek is specialized to potray a Middle Easterner or a man of Middle Eastern ancestry as his parents are Egyptians. Seems new James Bond film is set somewhere in Middle East, maybe Iraq.
Endgame. It's breathtaking. However, the 'device that allows you to do anything, but only if the plot wants it' thing always annoys me, so I won't give it a 10/10, but a 9.5/10
Was googling around the internet this morning and found one of my all-time favorite films in full on You Tube. I decided to watch it since I hadn't seen it in a while...
The Endless Summer (1964) 10/10
Legendary surf documentary by famous California filmmaker Bruce Brown follows two California surfers as they follow the Summer season across the world searching for surf spots throughout Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. It is beautifully filmed, with an amazing 60's surf soundtrack. I could watch this film a thousand times and never get bored. It is probably my all-time favorite documentary film. That and...
Crumb (1994) 10/10
This film documents the life of counter-culture cartoonist Robert Crumb. If you aren't familiar with his name, you have surely seen his work, some of his most famous comics are Fritz the Cat, Mr. Natural, and the "Keep on Truckin'" cartoon. He also drew many famous album covers and concert posters in the 60's. But the most amazing part of this documentary is not necessarily his work, but the incredible dysfunction of his family, in particular his brothers and mother who all appear in the film. Crumb's outlook on life is so odd and interesting, and seeing how he grew up sheds a lot of light on his eccentricity, which by comparison of the rest of his family, is not so eccentric after all.
The Lion king remake.
For reference, I am old enough to have watched the anime in theater 25 years ago, so comparing is more or less inevitable.
I was curious at first to see how this "realistic" rendering would lead and it's not disapointing, very impressive indeed.
The movie starts very well, and wow !! the feelings I had back then came back quickly. Disney's magic doesn't fail, especially when the songs are there.
A little after, things weren't going as well.
The technical design is one things but it also showed it's limits with the characters lack of expressions and emotions making it tougher to be involved in them, thing that the anilme did flawlessly IMO.
Muphasa and Scar were different enough in there stature to immediatly recognise them (strong and fit lion Vs skinny and apathetic lion) It was another story with young Simba and Nala who are way too similar.
More or less the same criticism with all the hyenas who are not enough different from one to another, so the rendering doesn't emphasys enough their personalities.
The director was also shyer with the violence, Scar's song didn't leave an as strong impact as back then.
Fortunatly the movie kept it's essence and despite these flaws it's really enjoyable.
So a little disapointment.