Comment on the Track the Films You Watch Thread: 2006

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  1. indiephantom

    indiephantom Horny Spirit

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    Bigdaddyhorse,

    I see you checked out Soderbergh's "Bubble". :) I have "Eros" rented out right now (triptych that he made with 2 other directors). The guy hasn't impressed me lately, but "Bubble" sounded interesting...more like a Harmony Korine pic. Couldn't find it to rent in Canada. I gather you hated it. :D
     
  2. rhett

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    Let me know what you think of EROS, Indie. Everyone really seems to be giving the Antonioni one flak, but I personally thought it was a powerfully shot little meditation on alienation. The last shot, for me, really sticks. The Soderbergh one though...ugh. Probably one of the most unpleasant movie experiences I've had in some time. It seems lately like he is trying to be Godard, and for the most part failing pretty badly. BUBBLE does look interesting though, I want to check that out soon.
     
  3. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    Bubble could've been good, but was just slow and boring. A friend of mine was all like "you have to see this, I've heard it's so great, find it for me please". I should've just given it to her and not bothered watching it.
    I kept getting that "I'm watching paint dry" feeling, and even when shit did start to happen, the paint still slowly dried.:(
     
  4. indiephantom

    indiephantom Horny Spirit

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    I hope to get around to it by Friday night...I've heard the same thing with regard to Antonioni's, but I'm excited about it. I did watch the first 20 minutes of Soderbergh's and it's not working for me so far...that's for sure. Soderbergh has many pretentious "exercises" that have failed in his past. I'll write in with my thoughts when I get a chance.
     
  5. And I'm going to continue reminding you until you give the man the respect he deserves.

    MorallySound I see that you like the Sex & Fury movies. It may sound like blasphemy but I actually enjoyed the second one much more than the first. It just seemed to me that the second one had more energy and style. I'm also a sucker for good pussy jokes.
     
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  6. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    You bet. FYT was great. I think Sex & Fury just flowed a hell of a lot better in all aspects. FYT was a bit choppy in storytelling, but yes, the visual flair was definately there. I still gotta watch my Pinky Violence collection.
     
  7. The storytelling definetly needed some work in the second one but I'm gonna be honest with ya, I didn't watch those flicks for the story. The first one just seemed to have the visual flair of a porno and I ain't talkin 70's porno either. Don't get me wrong I still enjoyed the hell out of it.

    The rest of Pinky Violence set looks great I may have to consider buying it. Have you given the Hanzo movies a watch? They're along the same crazy lines as the Sex & Fury films plus you get to see Zatoichi hump a bag of rice.
     
  8. geeare

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    I'm not known for commenting on others reviews but I just can't belive that "Mostly_Harmless" gave Alien 3 a "3.5" Yikes....this is the same Alien movie I watched that took place on a planet that was a corrections facility right?
     
  9. tobaccoman

    tobaccoman White, Proud, and Stupid

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    Eh, he probably watched the regular cut and not the director's cut. Still, it would be pretty damn hard for me to give it that low of a rating as well. Of course, if he's rating movies as I do (by that particular viewing experience and my overall enjoyment during that particular sitting) then I could possibly see it because he just might not have been in the mood for that particular movie at that time.
     
  10. indiephantom

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    His rating was a 3.5 out of 5. I don't think I'd call it a low rating. :eek2:
     
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    tobaccoman White, Proud, and Stupid

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    Oh, I didn't see that. Hell, that's pretty accurate.
     
  12. mutleyhyde

    mutleyhyde Fuck it.

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    I wouldn't give the theatrical cut Alien 3 a 3... or even a 2 for that matter.
     
  13. geeare

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    What I was saying is that I wouldn't give that movie a 2 rating out of 5, Director's cut or not. Now I haven't seen this movie in a while but what I remember thinking while watching this movie is that they must have completely forgotten that the second movie even took place. I can't back this up with anything right now cause it has been a while. I must go back and watch this one again to see just what it was that pissed me off.
     
  14. Well I watched Anthropophagus last night. Not only did Shriek Show do a nice job with the presentation but i loved the film to boot. Higly recommend pick up. only 10.99 at my local best buy fer a kick ass two disc set that was well worth the wait.
     
  15. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    I watched Saw II last night and I have to be completely honest, I was way depressed. The ending is one of the worst "twists" I've seen and even though I kind of saw it coming, I despised it. The death scenes and all of that were decent but nothing more jaw dropping than what I had already seen in Saw.

    Anyway, decent movie, horrible ending, my opinion.
     
  16. Damed

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    That's exactly how I felt about the 1st one. At least they are consistent.
     
  17. life_o_petey

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    i watched Saw 2 last night and thought it was pretty awesome, just like the first one. Kind of surprised me, actually. The trailer made it look atrocious, and i probably wouldn't have watched it if it didn't come out on Valentines Day. Jigsaw is my hero. Diabolical!
     
  18. Workshed

    Workshed A Barge Person

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    Agreed, I watched this last weekend. Meh. Opening scene was gripping, but I couldn't be bothered about Wahlberg or his kid. Boring. Yes, the torture scenes were brutal, but Jigsaw, as a villain, is pretty tiresome. "I don't kill anyone." Bullshit.

    That scene with the guy in the oven, though? Wow. This movie--and the first--really do make me wonder "What would I do in this situation." In that way, these films are fun. Otherwise....
     
  19. indiephantom

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    Hey MorallySound, I'm glad to know there's another member here who loved "Domino" as much as I did. Have to buy the DVD at some point soon. :glasses:
     
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    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    Yeah man.
     

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