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by Dan Warburton
Wed Feb 01, 2023 5:11 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

https://www.flagey.be/en/rimage/pivot_og_image/activity/8261/af756b5a4666a619e1643fb0b8ba6dc5 Marco Bellochio, Gli Occhi, la Bocca , 1982 Apart from a fleeting appearance as an extra in Il Gattopardo , Lou Castel (né Ulv Quarzéll, Swedish but born in Bogota) made his stunning debut in 1965 in Bello...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Feb 01, 2023 5:09 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

https://www.lemagducine.fr/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/la-nuit-du-12-film-critique-bastien-bouillon-pauline-serieys.jpg Dominik Moll, La nuit du 12 , 2022 Has Bouli Lanners been in a bad film yet? If so, don't tell me. I'm a fan. Both he and Bastien Bouillon are excellent here as cops in Grenoble in...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Feb 01, 2023 5:08 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

I posted this to cap last year, but it might have gone a bit unnoticed there, so let's start this year with it. https://variety.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/dinner-in-america.jpg Adam Rehmeier - Dinner In America (2020) OK, a couple of years old but THIS is clearly my Movie of the Year. ’Tis the ...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Feb 01, 2023 5:07 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

Oh, I have no problem with Blanchett. Just thought it dragged a bit. Marin Alsop, ah yes, forgot about her. Amused to see the French have now adopted the word cheffe (wonder if that applies to women working in restaurant kitchens too..n'importe quoi)
by Dan Warburton
Sat Jan 28, 2023 5:28 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: what's worth grabbing on karagarga?
Replies: 119
Views: 133399

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by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 24, 2023 4:25 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/57b35bff46c3c465f6192fcc/1665257951842-UMV4D5EKO2STSCNPTGJU/RR22-Tar-Box-1.jpg?format=1500w Todd Field, Tár , 2022 Not much to add to MRS's smashing write-up just before Christmas (see p.22 last year's RWF thread). It's a mighty impressive performance f...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 02, 2023 9:11 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

Lancelot , of course. How could I have forgotten Bobby Bresson? (Probably been spending too much time lately with Bobby Briggs :)) Happy New Year to ya too Lutz. Mr Turner , yes.. don't recall if I mentioned it last time (when did we see this? 2015?) but my dad was Chairman of the Northern Branch a...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 02, 2023 12:39 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

https://www.panorama-cinema.com/V2/images/critique/critique1486/entete.png Paul Verhoeven, Flesh + Blood , 1985 To quote a certain Noel Murray, on Wiki: "From the start of his career, Dutch director Paul Verhoeven has mostly focused on making violent, sexy genre pieces—often punishing, often absurd...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 02, 2023 12:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: 2023

https://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/17lynch-excerpts3-superJumbo-v2.jpg David Lynch, Twin Peaks: The Return , 2017 Well, OK, call it a series if you want, but as far as I'm concerned it's a film :) I've been overdosing on Lynch crit lately, not because I find much of interest in it...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Jan 01, 2023 10:07 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

2023

A Happy New Year to all. Can't be worse than last year - can it? Anyway, lest you think I started 2023's film binge just after midnight on January 1st, here's the first of many left over from last year's lot. New Year's Resolution: write up more films? Yours and mine :) ? all the best to posters & l...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Dec 27, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://medias.unifrance.org/medias/94/142/101982/format_page/media.jpg Pierre Billon, Agnès de rien , 1950 It's a sign of how obscure this film is that I couldn't find a decent screenshot and had to settle for a poster instead, which is a shame as it deserves to be much better known. Based on a no...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Dec 21, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

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https://www.arte.tv/sites/olivierpere/files/2012/01/gecc81rard-blain-dans-son-film-jusquau-bout-de-la-nuit.jpg Gérard Blain, Jusqu'au bout de la nuit , 1995 One critic compares it rather favourably to High Sierra and L'Argent , which is setting the bar somewhat high, though I see what he's getting ...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Dec 21, 2022 10:12 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

Yes, that's a good one, if a little over the top at times. I like all those early Brisseaus, and know that particular Bagnolet project quite well as a friend of mine bought a flat nearby, for some inexplicable reason. Meanwhile, as nobody else is posting much, I'll try and hurtle towards the winter ...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Dec 11, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://bfav.s3.amazonaws.com/media/films/LeTh%C3%A9auharemdArchim%C3%A8de-1985-9b9c9f2c/fdb7f89463.jpg Mehdi Charef, Le thé au harem d'Archimède , 1985 Don't be put off by the title: there's no sign of Archimedes and no tea either (the title is explained, fear not, and it's an amusing scene) in th...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://images.mubicdn.net/images/film/3976/cache-47203-1577174507/image-w1280.jpg?size=800x Ingmar Bergman, A Lesson in Love , 1954 Whenever we sit around after dinner and say "so what are we going to watch tonight?" (happens often), Bergman often comes up, and one of us usually counters with, "ac...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://www.cinelounge.org/imgfull/236088.jpg Marguerite Duras, Des journées entières dans les arbres , 1977 Not a single review - crrritic or user - at IMDb https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0205864/ which is unfortunate, as someone needs to sing the praises of Duras's adaptation of her own short story...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

Another return visit: http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/f/fb/Rollingthunder4.jpg/600px-Rollingthunder4.jpg John Flynn, Rolling Thunder , 1977 Fascinating if flawed (fascinating because of its flaws) tale of combat-hardened Vietnam Vets out for revenge, with fine performances from William "Knots Land...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

Two of Fendt's moyen métrages have now popped up at KG in HD and - hooray for my wife - with subtitles. Enjoyed watching this one again http://www.bkmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Short-Stay.jpg Ted Fendt, Short Stay , 2016 Once more shot in the "mesmerizingly anonymous suburb of Philadelphia wh...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://www.cinematheque.qc.ca/workspace/uploads/modules/fire-1-fr-1658503913.jpg Claire Denis, Avec amour et acharnement , 2022 Which translates perfectly well as "With Love and Determination", so goodness knows why the film goes by the English title Both Sides of the Blade , and also, apparently,...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93343

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https://www.cinelounge.org/imgfull/239655.jpg Andrzej Żuławski, Mes nuits sont plus belles que vos jours 1989 I remember going to see a Marx Brothers movie in the Quartier Latin on one of my first trips to Paris, and being amused at how the French audience laughed in all the wrong places, simply be...