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by Dan Warburton
Sat Jan 22, 2022 7:18 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 33
Views: 990

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://themovieelite.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Manhattan-Baby_5-750x342.jpg Lucio Fulci, Manhattan Baby , 1982 Well, you can give this one a miss. Egyptologist discovers a way into long lost tomb of some pre-Pharaonic devil, complete with Indiana Jones poisonous snakes, trapdoors and nasty sp...
by Dan Warburton
Sat Jan 22, 2022 7:16 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 33
Views: 990

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https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTA2YjBkYWMtNTczZi00MzBmLTk3MDktNGJmZWY4MDI3YjAyXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjI0Mjg2NzE@._V1_.jpg Michael Winner, The Sentinel , 1977 Ian Jane from DVD Talk described it as "a gleefully perverse slice of seventies horror that makes no qualms about taking things in a few ...
by Dan Warburton
Sat Jan 22, 2022 7:14 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 33
Views: 990

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https://media3.woopic.com/api/v1/images/174%2Fcinemovies%2Fe48%2F852%2F1570a1005ea2e8364f5ecbdbff%2Fmovies-8661-18401292.jpg?format=822x700&quality=85 Maurice Labro, Le fauve est lâché , 1959 The fauve (wild beast) is Lino Ventura, dragged out of respectable retirement as a former army heavy to rec...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 33
Views: 990

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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: 33
Views: 990

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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: 33
Views: 990

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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: 33
Views: 990

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; ...