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by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://fr.web.img4.acsta.net/medias/nmedia/18/67/88/07/19012202.jpg Benoît Delépine & Gustave Kervern, Louise-Michel , 2008 These guys are rapidly becoming favourites of mine. Trashy, politically incorrect (where appropriate - watch out for Benoît Poolvoorde's idiot savant reconstruction of the Tw...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://wayneburrowsnc.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/zorns-lemma-1.jpg https://wayneburrowsnc.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/zorns-lemma-2.jpg https://wayneburrowsnc.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/zorns-lemma-3.jpg Hollis Frampton, Zorns Lemma , 1970 "This radical example of reductive cinema is a warning o...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://dkanut5j171nq.cloudfront.net/catalogue-images/ti118224.jpg John Huston, A Walk With Love and Death , 1969 Based on a novel by Hans Königsberger written in 1961 but set in mid 14th-century France during the Jacquerie, a peasants' revolt in the Oise region north of Paris, this is an odd but c...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://cdn.radiofrance.fr/s3/cruiser-production/2018/08/33b066ed-a257-4a1e-9348-bf4f4b0a22e7/1280x680_4835288.jpg-r_1920_1080-f_jpg-q_x-xxyxx.jpg Patricia Mazuy, Paul Sanchez est revenu , 2018 Excellent and original thriller from Mazuy, who hasn't exactly flooded the market with product - this is ...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://www.inst-jeanvigo.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/le-furet.jpg Jean-Pierre Mocky, Le furet , 2003 The opening credits inform us Monsieur Mocky adapted this from a novel by a certain Lou Cameron entitled The Subway Stalker , but I'll bet the cast of characters Mocky has assembled bears little ...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://static.lexpress.fr/medias_10422/w_2048,h_890,c_crop,x_0,y_68/w_480,h_270,c_fill,g_north/v1431339857/louder-than-bombs_5336169.jpg Joachim Trier, Louder Than Bombs , 2015 Not The Smiths album of the same name (no connection as far as I can make out). IMDb: "An upcoming exhibition celebrating...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://api.superguidatv.it/v1/movies/4594/backdrops/1?width=720 Giuseppe Tornatore, Stanno tutti bene , 1990 Well old Groucho Vincent Canby didn't like it https://www.nytimes.com/1991/05/31/movies/review-film-mastroianni-as-a-boring-father-of-5.html but I did - though I'm a sucker for late Mastroi...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://www.forumdesimages.fr/media/cache/fdi_big_overview/media/fdi/36398-mort-d_un-pourri-_-collection-christophel-1.jpg Georges Lautner, Mort d'un pourri , 1977 Delon's always better when he doesn't have to smile too much, which he does rather too often here. Despite a cracking cast (Ronet, Boui...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://anotherfilmblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/skirts1.jpg Frank Tashlin, The Lieutenant Wore Skirts , 1956 I have to admit, cinésnob that I am, that my original impulse to seek out the Tashlins was because Jean-Luc Godard was a big fan. You can see why in films like The Girl Can't Help It and...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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this one, which I watched on the same noir double bill https://blogduwest2.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/mob2.jpg Robert Parrish, The Mob , 1951 A cracking little noir - great directorial debut too from Parish, though as an actor and editor (John Ford's) he knew the film industry inside out already - ...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://p8.storage.canalblog.com/84/35/110219/71301301.png Robert Rossen, Johnny O'Clock , 1947 Dick Powell plays the eponymous "hero", who's so hardboiled it's hard to see why any girl would fall for him, let alone the sister of the woman whose death he was, if not personally responsible for, at l...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://aws.vdkimg.com/film/2/9/6/2/296275_backdrop_scale_1280xauto.jpg Baltasar Kormákur, Brúðguminn ("White Night Wedding") , 2008 "Loosely based" (Wiki informs us) "on the play Ivanov by Anton Chekhov", Kormákur's "bittersweet comedy" (ugh, don't let that put you off), filmed in midsummer night ...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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Shouldn't that be in the YouTube thread, Steve (not that many people are actually reading this)?
by Dan Warburton
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://www.cinematheque.fr/cache/media/match-point/s,725-ed689d.jpg Woody Allen, Match Point , 2005 This film made me very angry. If I hadn't been with friends at the Clapham cinema where I saw it, I'd have walked out. So nice to see you back (nice to see someone's still here) Alastair.. care to g...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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Do you rate The Player ? Well, I see it made it to the IMDb's Top 25 Best Movies About Filmmaking https://www.imdb.com/list/ls097433525/ (huh - what about Fassbinder, Truffaut and Wenders? oh, never mind) - and it's hard not to admire the virtuoso opening shot. Haven't seen it for a while but I rem...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://www.intofilm.org/intofilm-production/scaledcropped/970x546https%3A/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/images.cdn.filmclub.org/film__13019-a-cock-and-bull-story--hi_res-03b4f9cb.jpg/film__13019-a-cock-and-bull-story--hi_res-03b4f9cb.jpg Michael Winterbottom, Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story , ...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://www.cinematheque.fr/media/01-films/dieu-sait-quoi.jpg Jean-Daniel Pollet, Dieu sait quoi , 1994 Not quite so sure about the date, which - looking online - seems to be somewhere between 1992 and 1996, but Pollet's 22nd film is splendid, a meditation on things loosely based on texts by Franci...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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http://www.tandem-arrasdouai.eu/sites/default/files/styles/programmation/public/programmation/philomena-13_0.jpg?itok=jWNc65Td Stephen Frears, Philomena , 2013 So I got so fed up of Coogan rapping on about how good it is in The Trip that I decided to check it out - and he's right! Based on a true s...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMzQ2ZjEzMTMtMzkxNC00NWIyLTg0ZjAtYWFlZmNhMGU5MDBhXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjUyNDk2ODc@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,833,1000_AL_.jpg Jean Chapot, Les granges brulées , 1973 Hats off to assistant director Philippe Monnier for saving what turns out to be a rather good film, with Del...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 50191

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Robert Altman - Short Cuts (1993) Wow, how I’ve grown. I loved this in the nineties, and now I don’t. I think it was an introduction to Altman: when I saw this I didn’t know the man’s work. Now I do, and this is clearly dwarfed by the awesome achievements of the seventies. Images; 3 Women; The Long...