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by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:30 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://cdn.radiofrance.fr/s3/cruiser-production/2018/03/651e3027-7709-458b-9369-95919f602b3e/560x315_mischka3_-r_le_pacte.jpg Jean-François Stévenin, Mischka , 2000 The late great Stévenin only directed three features himself, of which this is the last, and though it seems critics are less enamour...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:28 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://panodyssey.com/uploads/images/e3620c34aee525b6d49f5d25dc4fc7fe.jpeg Luchino Visconti, The Damned , 1969 "Luchino Visconti's The Damned is a magnificent failure, an example of a great director working at the peak of his ability and somehow creating almost nothing at all. Surely no one else c...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:26 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://thewonderfulworldofcinema.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/shadow16.jpg?w=1200 Alfred Hitchcock, Rich and Strange , 1931 Plenty of useful background info here, if you don't mind its tea-and-biscuits-chitchat style https://thewonderfulworldofcinema.wordpress.com/2016/07/10/the-strangeness-of-rich...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:25 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://focus.telerama.fr/967x550/100/2021/03/29/a315b3d5-5396-4e86-8e2d-e578ac9badf5.jpg Henri Verneuil, Mille milliards de dollars , 1982 The bloke (whose review prompted me to check this one out) who put this flabby mess on the same level as celebrated paranoid thrillers by Pakula and Lumet need...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:22 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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So, on a Carl Franklin trip, return visit to this, and not disappointed. Can't say I spotted as much Chinatown as I seem to have done six years ago, but here's what I wrote then http://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/devil-in-a-blue-dress.jpg Carl Franklin, Devil in a Blue Dress , 1995 ...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:21 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://www.rabbit-reviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/One-False-Move-1992-Movie-Scene-4-750x400.jpg Carl Franklin, One False Move , 1992 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_False_Move Great script courtesy Billy Bob Thornton, who also turns in a fine performance as trigger happy Ray (though the r...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jul 18, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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Seen this one yet, Henrik, old chum? https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMzkwYTk0MjctM2EwZi00ZjY3LTk5OWItYmYzODE1NWU0M2NmXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMDc4MTI5Nw@@._V1_.jpg Frank Perry, Ladybug Ladybug , 1963 As we find ourselves once again teetering on the precipice of impending nuclear armageddon (well, I h...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:57 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://i0.wp.com/www.close-upmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/happy_birthday_to_me_2.jpg?resize=600%2C338 J. Lee Thompson, Happy Birthday to Me , 1981 Melissa Sue "Little House on the Prairie" Anderson stars in this entertaining if ultimately convoluted high school slasher. It's fun trying to gu...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:56 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://www.cinematheque.fr/cache/media/programmation/films/tueurs-de-flics-harold-becker/s,725-771104.jpg Harold Becker, The Onion Field , 1979 Based on former LAPD sergeant Joseph Wambaugh's 1973 true crime tale "chronicling the kidnapping of two plainclothes LAPD officers by a pair of criminals ...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:56 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://www.nautiljon.com/images/more/03/95/298959.jpg Takeshi Kitano, Achilles and the Tortoise , 2008 The third part of Kitano's wacky surrealist trilogy starting with Takeshis and continuing with the underwhelming Glory to the Filmmaker features the genial twitching actor as a perennially strugg...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:54 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://wipfilms.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Cat-in-the-Brain-1990.avi_004654680.jpg Lucio Fulci, A Cat in the Brain , 1990 Well, this one was fucking awful. I have no problems with filmmakers who deliberately set out to take the piss out of themselves, but a) as most of Fulci's gorefests are pr...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:53 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://static1.purepeople.com/articles/6/49/31/06/@/7159757-deces-de-jean-louis-trintignant-archiv-950x0-3.jpg Jacques Deray, Flic Story , 1975 This time Delon's on the right side of the law as a dashing, chainsmoking (I wonder what future generations in a non-smoking world, if the world's still h...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:53 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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http://brozkinos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Deux-hommes-dans-la-ville_Jean_Gabin_Alain_Delon.jpg José Giovanni, Deux hommes dans la ville , 1973 Bit of a daft title if you ask me, but never mind. Great chemistry between Gabin, playing an ageing éducateur who helps ex-prisoners reintegrate into ...
by Dan Warburton
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:52 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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I requested a reseed of the 720 rip on KG a while back but nobody rose to the bait (or is the other earlier rip you snatched OK?). Whatever, looks like this is another one for the shopping bag. I'll take your word on Heidegger, never read a word of him. I always thought Sorge was a river in Switzerl...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:03 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://www.slantmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2002/08/fullfrontal-1000x600.jpg Steven Soderbergh, Full Frontal , 2002 "The film is too fixated with its own self-reflexivity to ever be about anything in particular," is the tagline for one of many negative reviews of this one. I had to scout aroun...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:02 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://cinemaderien.fr/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/LeDossierOdessa1974-e1502153629898.jpg Ronald Neame, The Odessa File , 1974 Not as good as the other well-known adaptation of a Frederick Forsyth thriller, The Day of the Jackal , probably because the last minute revelation that the army captain sh...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:01 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://media.charentelibre.fr/6118065/1000x625/cl-56a63adc7971bbbd4cff9f59-ph0.jpg?v=1453735461 Benoît Delépine & Gustave Kervern, Saint Amour , 2016 For those who wish to polish up their French (in any case, in the regrettable absence of subtitles on the rip if you choose to snatch it over at the...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jun 28, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

Wombatz wrote:
Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:40 am
i stopped reading your post at world-renowned performance artist couple :)
I should have stopped watching the bloody thing when I saw that too :lol:
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:22 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://media.internazionale.it/images/2022/05/24/171193-sd.jpg David Cronenberg, Crimes of the Future , 2022 Wiki (f*ck spoilers): "In an unspecified future, the disastrous effects of pollution and climate change have compelled the creation of significant advances in biotechnology, including the i...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Jun 27, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 54990

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https://aws.vdkimg.com/film/7/8/4/1/78413_backdrop_scale_1280xauto.jpg Michel Deville, La femme en bleu , 1973 Piccoli and Massari make a great couple, and Schubert and Bartok on the excellent soundtrack go together well too. Good review as usual from James (but beware spoiler in final paragraph): ...