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by Dan Warburton
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:10 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://thumb.canalplus.pro/http/unsafe/1280x720/filters:quality(80)/img-hapi.canalplus.pro:80/ServiceImage/ImageID/74057860 Yves Boisset, Le prix du danger , 1983 This too is a second film adaptation of Robert Sheckley's 1958 dystopian sci-fi novel The Price of Peril (and, yes, I've grabbed an ear...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://www.critikat.com/wp-content/uploads/fly-images/47200/arton5991-1450x800-c.jpg Brian De Palma, Passion , 2012 I'll be back shortly with a write-up of Alain Corneau's Crime d'amour (when I've seen it), of which this is a pretty dreadful remake. I'll save the plot point comparisons for later; ...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:07 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://www.jupiter-films.com/pics/data/catalogues/illustrations/22-869-1000x1000.jpg Claude Goretta, L'Invitation , 1973 When gentle, mild-mannered, middle-aged plant-loving Remy Placet, after the death of his overbearing mother, moves into a palatial country manor (the local council evidently hav...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:27 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://www.theaureview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/E55sNMnXEAAt7km.jpg Bruno Dumont, France , 2021 Unlike his last two two horrendous Joan of Arc outings, I managed to sit all the way through this. But it's way too long. After "doing" a musical, Dumont sets out to "do" satire, but while Blanche...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://p6.storage.canalblog.com/63/86/110219/119107647.png Julien Duvivier, La tête d'un homme , 1933 Oh, I love those early 30s talkies, when directors like Duvivier (and Renoir, Hitch and many others), who were already masters of silent movie grammar, suddenly found themselves able to play with ...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://d1nslcd7m2225b.cloudfront.net/Pictures/780xany/7/8/2/1349782_intregalde_dirbyradumuntean_181313.jpg Radu Muntean, Întregalde , 2021 Another terrific outing from Romania - what is it about Romania, something in the water? - this time telling the story of (Wiki) "a group of humanitarian aid w...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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http://www.rueducine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/rueducine.com-il-etait-une-fois-un-flic-photo-3.jpg Georges Lautner, Il était une fois un flic , 1972 Godard fans will know how thoroughly miserable he made Mireille Darc feel during the shooting of Week End , but here she seems to be enjoying her...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://img.lemde.fr/2021/05/31/3/531/3237/2157/664/0/75/0/aa50150_651117808-pm-lilies-films5.jpg Céline Sciamma, Petite maman , 2021 Undaunted, we had another shot at Sciamma after reading nice things about this short - 70 minutes - kind of fairy tale / ghost story, if you like, the tale of a litt...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://img.lemde.fr/2007/08/13/50/0/600/300/1440/720/60/0/ill_944212_naissance.jpg Céline Sciamma, Naissance des pieuvres , 2007 So my wife decided to read Delphine Le Vigan's D'après une histoire vraie after watching the above-reviewed Polanski film adaptation, and saw that the author (or her pri...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 04, 2022 2:38 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

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https://img.lemde.fr/2021/11/08/0/0/4060/2960/664/0/75/0/06d1314_912425757-5-n-moretti-k-di-porto-m-buy-d-tantucci-alberto-novelli.jpg Nanni Moretti, Tre piani , 2021 I rarely agree with Bradshaw but I think he's on the one here https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/jul/11/three-floors-review-nanni...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 04, 2022 1:16 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://www.ioncinema.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Kiyoshi-Kurosawa-Penance-Review.jpg Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Penance , 2012 It's a shame Kurosawa had to tie himself in knots with a convoluted and far too wordy final episode to tie the strands together, as there are many memorable and disturbing momen...
by Dan Warburton
Sat Jan 01, 2022 11:48 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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I have a few more I saw just before the end of the year to write up, including at least one that's made it to the 2021 Top 20. To follow (not that anyone's really waiting for it)
by Dan Warburton
Sat Jan 01, 2022 11:37 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 594

Recently Watched Films 2022

Happy New Year, folks. And bon voyage, or as they say in Romany, https://media.senscritique.com/media/000018396678/960/Latcho_Drom.jpg Tony Gatlif, Latcho Drom , 1993 Wiki: "The film contains very little dialogue and captions; only what is required to grasp the essential meaning of a song or convers...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Dec 28, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://dangerousminds.net/content/uploads/images/sleepisforsissiessocial.jpg Alex Cox, Edge City aka Sleep is for Sissies , 1980 Gloriously self-indulgent student film, as commented on here https://letterboxd.com/film/sleep-is-for-sissies/ but with plenty of telltale Coxisms ( Repo Man isn't far o...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Dec 28, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://ichi.pro/assets/images/max/724/1*wEla35eE6DvtwX36-5eXHw.jpeg Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather Part III , 1990 Plenty of info here, if you don't already know the backstory https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Godfather_Part_III - much of the criticism was aimed at Sofia Coppola's performance...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Dec 28, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://cinefila.mx/fr/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/The-Godfather-Part-II-nest-diffuse-dans-les-salles-que.jpeg Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather Part II , 1974 Though initial critical reaction was divided, it didn't take long to make its way to the top twenty in numerous Greatest Films of All Time...
by Dan Warburton
Sun Dec 26, 2021 5:37 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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Merry Christmas and all that bah humbug stuff to you too, Ben - nice to hear from you as ever, and equally nice to know we can still disagree :) I suspect we're all more inclined to be critical of stuff from our own country - I know I am of British culture in general (I absolutely detest the people ...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://img.lemde.fr/2021/12/13/0/0/1600/1067/1328/0/45/0/307696c_199645679-4916100-jpg-r-1920-1080-f-jpg-q-x-xxyxx.jpg Radu Jude, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn , 2021 It's about so much more than a PTA meeting to decide the fate of Emi, an otherwise successful and respected history teacher at a p...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://www.cinevox.be/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Capture-d%E2%80%99e%CC%81cran-2020-08-25-a%CC%80-14.38.16-800x342.png Benoît Delépine & Gustave Kervern, Effacer l'historique , 2020 Delépine and Kervern once again nail the Kafkaesque absurdity of modern life, this time focusing on a trio of lonely...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Dec 20, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 141849

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https://www.darksidereviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Grave22-595x261.jpg Julia Ducournau, Grave , 2016 Aka Raw , Ducournau's debut feature - which I found much better than her Palme d'Or-winning carfuckfest Titane (see above) - tells the story of a serious young vegetarian Justine, who enrols...