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The House That Jack Built.

Great work from Matt Dillon describing LVT's revulsion/fascination at the depths of his own depravity/genius as he reminisces about all the art he's made. Seriously good film.

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The House That Jack Built. Great work from Matt Dillon describing LVT's revulsion/fascination at the depths of his own depravity/genius as he reminisces about all the art he's made. Seriously good film though.

 

 

The scene where he constantly runs back to the house because he thinks he missed a spot was amazing.

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Stigmata - The most 90's film ever, I'm open to hear anything moreso but suspect it dont exist.

 

Maybe Trespass...especially when you take the soundtrack into account.

 

 

 

Hahaha. sorry wrong movie. Was thinking Judgement Night. My bad.

 

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In Which We Serve - primo British war/class wank, Noel Coward's stiff upper lip Navy twat was enough, the fact there was even a period where people really talked like that, unreal.

 

Shit model boats & planes are so-so, blokes on ships ducking at German bombs, a crazed gunnery operator who must be the most refined personification of anti-German sentiment ever depicted on film, ok maybe that's going a bit far, eg Come And See, but even a high dose edible couldn't wipe the shit off this, sorry christmas

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Reality Bites is the most 90's movie ever

 

I spent the weekend revisiting old Herzog films. Listening to the commentary to Stroszek specifically is interesting. Herzog's priorities of mise en scène for the final sequence are rather telling.

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The House That Jack Built. Great work from Matt Dillon describing LVT's revulsion/fascination at the depths of his own depravity/genius as he reminisces about all the art he's made. Seriously good film though.

 

 

The scene where he constantly runs back to the house because he thinks he missed a spot was amazing.

 

 

There were a lot of phenomenal scenes in the film- that  one made me laugh in a sadistic sort of way.

The scene with "simple" was incredible for the tension it built.

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Mallrats.

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I want chocolate covered pretzels now
Fuck yeah ya do!!!

I do too...

 

Where's Brodie when you need 'em?!

 

 

*snoochie-boochies, yo.

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90s Supernatural Gothic Horror films are so good! Stigmata sequel Bringing Out The Dead has Patricia Arquette reprise her role but this time as an undercover woman of the night. Scorsese really adds to the original IMO.

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90s Supernatural Gothic Horror films are so good! Stigmata sequel Bringing Out The Dead has Patricia Arquette reprise her role but this time as an undercover woman of the night. Scorsese really adds to the original IMO.

Lost Souls.

 

 

I know it's 2000... But it basically encapsulates most of the 90's supernatural goth horror that was running rampant throughout the decade.

 

I worked at a movie theatre when it was released and begged the manager to let me take home the movie poster after we stopped showing the film.

=P

 

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End Of Days was another one... And Dracula 2000...

 

Damnit... I have to dig out my box of old DVDs from storage soon. You guys have made me all nostalgic.

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90s Supernatural Gothic Horror films are so good! Stigmata sequel Bringing Out The Dead has Patricia Arquette reprise her role but this time as an undercover woman of the night. Scorsese really adds to the original IMO.

Lost Souls.

 

 

I know it's 2000... But it basically encapsulates most of the 90's supernatural goth horror that was running rampant throughout the decade.

 

I worked at a movie theatre when it was released and begged the manager to let me take home the movie poster after we stopped showing the film.

=P

 

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End Of Days was another one... And Dracula 2000...

 

Damnit... I have to dig out my box of old DVDs from storage soon. You guys have made me all nostalgic.

=X

 

 

Forgot that one. Ben Chaplin who seemed to have moved over to LA at that point with the original 80s cult woman. I have seen that film once but will try to watch it tomorrow. Cheers for the heads up.  

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i believe the last film i watched that was this good was embrace the serpent. this was that level of brilliance- raw, beautiful, honest and just amazing. i did watch an early version of earthquake bird last year that "sort of" comes close to this but that was a heavily incomplete version of what is supposed to come out.

 

this, in my opinion, was nothing short of genius.

 

9.5 angry singaporean dames from the 80s out of 10

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Watched the new restoration of Andrei Rublev (my all-time favorite film). First time I'd ever seen any cut of the film in a theater. Theater was packed, which was a pleasant surprise.

 

Now for my controversial take...I hate this cut of the film. I also hate the sudden insistence from many that "Tarkovsky preferred this cut". The social context behind it (i.e. Soviet censorship pressure) makes this argument very hard to take at face-value. The history behind the U.S.S.R. trying to prevent this film from being seen after its completion only enforces that doubt.

 

But if you want demonstrative evidence, try this:  

 

 

The first scene with the Jester. At the end of the Jester's joke, he does a handstand to reveal his bare ass with a smiley face drawn on it. The restored cut takes the nudity away. It also neuters the joke.

 

 

I've noticed that all advocates for this cut ignore this moment entirely, focusing solely on the animal shots (which, sure, I can see why people would prefer their removal). However, the spoiler'd cut, that was just prudishness to the detriment of the film. Essentially, I've seen a whole lot of advocacy for censorship.

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