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Thomas Jane on the upcoming "The Predator". Had to post due to the plot.

 

“We play these veterans from like Afghanistan, Iraq war or whatever. But we’re all fucking crazy so we go to the VA hospital to get our meds. We’re all like shellshocked, PTSD…soldiers. We’re at the VA hospital and we’re in group therapy and of course, somebody flips out…this is backstory, I don’t think we really see this…somebody flips out and we all get arrested and get thrown onto the bus to go down to the hospital and they throw this other guy on the bus too.
 
And he’s a guy they’ve actually marked to kill him because he’s seen a UFO, he’s seen the Predator ships come down so they lock him up and throw him in with us lunatics. They’re going to take that bus, drive it down to a ditch and shoot us all just to get rid of this one guy. But, of course, we take the bus over and we’re all like “fuck that man, let’s go kill these fucking Predators ourselves” and we’re just crazy enough to believe that this guy really did see a UFO and there’s these aliens out there. So that’s kinda cool!”

 

 

 

 

I hope the movie can live up to that description.

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fucked myself watching killing of a sacred deer last nite instead of holy mountain at the local art cinema. 

 

what a stupid fucking movie. though having seen a trailer for holy mountain now, i bet that movie's pretty fuckin' stupid too

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hopefully it's just a terrible trailer then. it'd be the inverse of the killing of a sacred deer. great trailer, terrible movie.

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Jodorowsky, on a big screen too? i'd be publicly jizzing

 

just wait for the tower ascent, the Rainbow Room and all the Tarot flowing....it has aged well, 1 or 2 psychedelic aspects, plus Don Cherry helped with the soundtrack

 

 

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Thomas Jane on the upcoming "The Predator". Had to post due to the plot.

 

“We play these veterans from like Afghanistan, Iraq war or whatever. But we’re all fucking crazy so we go to the VA hospital to get our meds. We’re all like shellshocked, PTSD…soldiers. We’re at the VA hospital and we’re in group therapy and of course, somebody flips out…this is backstory, I don’t think we really see this…somebody flips out and we all get arrested and get thrown onto the bus to go down to the hospital and they throw this other guy on the bus too.
 
And he’s a guy they’ve actually marked to kill him because he’s seen a UFO, he’s seen the Predator ships come down so they lock him up and throw him in with us lunatics. They’re going to take that bus, drive it down to a ditch and shoot us all just to get rid of this one guy. But, of course, we take the bus over and we’re all like “fuck that man, let’s go kill these fucking Predators ourselves” and we’re just crazy enough to believe that this guy really did see a UFO and there’s these aliens out there. So that’s kinda cool!”

 

 

 

 

I hope the movie can live up to that description.

 

 

Fred Dekker being attached helps. 

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Will third that. One of the all time greatest. Would love to see on big screen but so much easier on amazon...
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Sean Baker's new un is out this week, after Tangerine, really looking forward to seeing it...

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agree to disagree, there's so much to enjoy, the strange sisters who get involved one of whom is a seer of sorts, the editing (sounds bs but Roeg is on another planet with style), the synchronicities, the crimson tide....

 

would highly recommend Performance & Bad Timing, the latter is intensely creepy cos its not framed as conventional horror

 

Donald Cammel's "White of the Eye" is well worth hunting down too, v similar style, the protagonist is a sound system engineer so there's a weird sound design aspect + David Keith redefined insane...

 

 

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In a similar vein, John Hurt plays an electro-acoustic composer in The Shout, almost parallel stylistically to the above works, infinite juxtapositions between his sound recording work & the madness around, plus Tony Banks did the soundtrack/effects, a lost British beast:

 

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I watched both, wanted to love them more, but they were both interesting. I love Bad Timing.

 

White Of The Eye seemed very coked up.

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this was good until hilary swank showed up. she is so fucking bad in this. she's playing an fbi agent like a robot has possessed a human body and is pretending to be clint eastwood, and she has this weird gruff vocal affectation where she talks with a monotone southern drawl out of one side of her mouth. it's the most distracting character work i've seen in a long time, to the point that i couldn't really focus on the movie anymore and actually started to resent it. 

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