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by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://i.guim.co.uk/img/static/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/3/19/1395213072034/228f2a13-3afc-4f77-95ec-45353f98cb4f-2060x1236.jpeg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=9b7d53cbf16d0092cda29405cd660f69 Rowan Woods, The Boys , 1998 I have my dear pal Henrik to thank for hipping me to ...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:09 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://media2.ledevoir.com/images_galerie/nwd_770740_605856/image.jpg Guillaume de Fontenay, Sympathie pour le diable , 2018 I do hope Niels Schneider took out some extra health insurance before making this - not to cover for the risk of actually being shot in a hellishly realistic reconstruction ...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:50 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://www.mreportpod.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/02-verdens-verste-menneske-oslo-pictures-scaled-1-1536x830.jpg Joachim Trier, Verdens verste menneske ("The Worst Person in the World") , 2021 "There’s beautiful footage of Oslo at all hours of the day and night, too, enough to make you want to ...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://carensclassiccinema.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/high-treason-13.jpg Maurice Elvey, High Treason , 1929 You can laugh at the model aeroplanes (or 'planes as they're referred to in the intertitles - this is the 75' silent version not the 60' later talkie), and at the idea that world war could...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:25 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://i.ytimg.com/vi/4vn-_4hJu-8/maxresdefault.jpg Alain Corneau, Crime d'amour , 2010 As promised (and not to be confused with Guy Gilles' 1982 Le crime d'amour ). Yes, as I expected it's better than the trashy De Palma remake Passion , which I mentioned on the previous page: no silly Eyes Wide ...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:35 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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Lao Tsu Ben wrote:
Mon Jan 17, 2022 3:46 pm
The Roberto Gavaldon thing is happening at the Christine 21
Ah, that's where I first saw The Sacrifice on a cold winter's afternoon back in 1988. Blew my mind. Thanks for the kind words, you're most welcome round these parts (maybe wait for some better weather?), drop me a PM.
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://64.media.tumblr.com/742dea9aa76fbc6b616b72bbd67628ae/tumblr_p01ek8YUPT1v383cso1_1280.jpg Jean Negulesco, Humoreske , 1946 This is the shot, I believe, that Mark Rappaport described as Joan Crawford thinking about John Garfield's penis :) Given the number of cocktails she downs in the movie,...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:09 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://img.lemde.fr/2021/08/25/0/0/4822/3211/664/0/75/0/f84e67d_670008826-010-nth16a00-107.jpg Patricia Mazuy, Peaux de vaches , 1988 Proof that good things come to those who wait - with a Karagarga freeleech due shortly, I can't recommend this smashing new 1080 rip enough. It's a terrific film in...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://www.cinematheque.fr/media/programmation/films/les-couleurs-du-diable-alain-jessua.jpg Alain Jessua, Les couleurs du diable , 1996 Cute take on the Faust idea (Ruggiero Raimondi makes for a fine old devil, though why they chose to call him Bellisle - nostalgic attraction for the island off t...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://www.lemagducine.fr/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/enfance-cinema-paper-moon-bogdanovich.jpg Peter Bogdanovich, Paper Moon , 1973 RIP Bogdo - I've always enjoyed the O'Neal father / daughter chemistry, but the minor roles are just as juicy (no surprises that John Hillerman and Madeline Kahn are ...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://www.cgentertainment.it/img/film/21785/GAL_2.jpg Marco Ferreri, Il banchetto di Platone , 1988 Ferreri completist that I am, I thought I'd have a look at this 1988 téléfilm - let's just say that a) the special effects leave a lot to be desired and b) Philippe Léotard, with that gravelly hang...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://media.senscritique.com/media/000019960327/1200/Point_de_chute.jpg Robert Hossein, Point de chute , 1970 After Hubert Cornfield's Brando train wreck The Night of the Following Day (see above, somewhere), here's another flawed film about a kidnapping that ends up in a deserted house on a wind...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:03 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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Waow, and there I was thinking I had the whole page to myself :lol: Hey, Happy New Year, Ben, and thanks for the info. Where is that Gavaldon retrospective? I remember there was one at the Cinémathèque a while back.. meanwhile, Karagarga bookmarks here we go.
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:03 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://www.cinematheque.fr/cache/media/programmation/films/huit-et-demi-fellini/s,725-c6a810.jpg Federico Fellini, 8½ , 1963 I don't recall ever writing anything on this in the past (or anything worth reading, anyway), but what is there to write that hasn't already been written a million times els...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jan 17, 2022 6:25 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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https://www.premiere.fr/sites/default/files/styles/scale_crop_1280x720/public/2021-05/5f0551e3b26e8.image_.jpg Kelly Reichardt, First Cow , 2020 I'm with Monsieur Kermode on this one https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/may/30/first-cow-review-kelly-reichardt-toby-jones - and there's a nice interv...
by Dan Warburton
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:10 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 29
Views: 909

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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: 29
Views: 909

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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: 29
Views: 909

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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: 29
Views: 909

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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: 29
Views: 909

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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 ...