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by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 23, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://www.slantmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/unefemmemariee.jpg Jean-Luc Godard, Une femme mariée , 1964 Made in just four weeks - but none the worse for that: JLG was on a roll back then - these wonderful "fragments of film in black and white" are, should you be looking for one, the li...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 23, 2022 1:12 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://cdn2.daily-movies.ch/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/La-Croisade-3.jpg Louis Garrel, La Croisade , 2021 Fan that I am of the Garrels (Maurice begat Philippe begat Louis...), this decidedly slight (just over an hour) tale of a Parisian bobo (https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourgeois-boh%C3%A8me) co...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 23, 2022 1:11 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://p8.storage.canalblog.com/82/82/110219/97906626_o.png Samuel Fuller, China Gate , 1957 It's a bit of a daft story about a team of explosives experts sent into the jungle border between Vietnam and China to blow up an ammo dump, but maybe worth a look if you want to know how Angie Dickinson s...
by Dan Warburton
Fri Sep 23, 2022 1:09 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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Are you a Herzog fan in general, Lutz? I think you have to be one, i.e. prepared to accept those numerous eccentricities, to get anything out of his stuff. I remember enjoying this - I was rather surprised in fact to reread my own somewhat excessively elogious comments above - but I do take your poi...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Sep 20, 2022 6:56 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://cache.marieclaire.fr/data/photo/w1000_c17/3t/gerald.jpg Jacques Doillon, Le petit criminel , 1990 Great debut performances from child actors Gérald Thomassin and Clotilde Courau. Ah, how paths diverge... she went on to marry Emmanuel-Philibert de Savoie and became princess of Venice and Pie...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Sep 20, 2022 6:55 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://cdn2.highdefdigest.com/media/2020/06/30/660/97224/the-day-the-earth-caught-fire-high-def-digest-blu-ray-review-banner.jpg Val Guest, The Day the Earth Caught Fire , 1961 Put to one side the potty hypothesis that a rogue nuclear explosion could knock the Earth off its axis and send it hurtli...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Sep 20, 2022 6:55 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://www.cinematheque.fr/media/programmation/films/danton-andrzej-wajda.jpg Andrzej Wajda, Danton , 1983 Adapted by the ever-prolific Jean-Claude Carrière from a play by Stanisława Przybyszewska loosely based on the research of French historian Albert Mathiez, this tale of revolutionary France w...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Sep 06, 2022 1:28 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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What a fabulous track that Booker Ervin is though, thanks for reminding me of it. One of my favourite piano solos in there too. Anyway, gotcha! (I love playing quizzes, as you know): great film, check it out.. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051469/ and here's what I wrote back then https://www.as-cin...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Sep 05, 2022 11:57 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://media.senscritique.com/media/000020005378/1200/Vous_aimez_Hitchcock.jpg Dario Argento, Ti piace Hitchcock? , 2005 Yes, I do like Hitchcock, and so does Dario, as you might expect. This made-for-TV romp makes frequent and obvious references to Strangers on a Train, Rear Window and Vertigo (s...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Sep 05, 2022 11:57 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://www.cinematheque.fr/cache/media/01-films/verdict_don-siegel/s,725-89fc67.jpg Don Siegel, The Verdict , 1946 Accomplished debut feature from Siegel, the last of many Sydney Greenstreet / Peter Lorre outings, set in an eternally foggy Victorian London (Hollywood loved doing eternally foggy Vi...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Sep 05, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTU0MzU5MTY5NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNTMzMDI3NQ@@._V1_.jpg Allison Ellwood/Alex Gibney - Magic Trip (2011) Wow, that's one angry Swede! Never seen you so worked up, Henrik, old chum. I've enjoyed the other Alex Gibneys I've seen, but I'd probably better give this ...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Sep 05, 2022 11:17 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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I can"t see the image (can you stick it in here, or send a link?), but you said something about Brialy.. intrigued! Pop it up, let's have a look
by Dan Warburton
Mon Aug 29, 2022 12:53 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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https://p1.storage.canalblog.com/23/88/312561/88772019_o.jpg Gérard Krawczyk, L'été en pente douce , 1987 Quite an apt description of my summer, as it turns out. Wiki: "Following the death of his mother, Stephane Leheurt, nicknamed Fane (Jean-Pierre Bacri), rejoins his mentally handicapped brother ...
by Dan Warburton
Mon Aug 29, 2022 12:33 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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Several packs of cigarettes, in fact :) No, just away for a few weeks back in the Disunited Kingdom, helping son and his gal move back to France (good move, right now), seen plenty of films but spent more time reading books for a change, and rewatching the four Blackadder series, for a laugh. God kn...
by Dan Warburton
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:30 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 221
Views: 69811

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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: 221
Views: 69811

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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: 221
Views: 69811

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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: 221
Views: 69811

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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: 221
Views: 69811

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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: 221
Views: 69811

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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...