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by henriq
Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:06 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: 2023

And, I'd say she has EXCELLENT taste in films. I think I like her better in this than in most films she's made.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_rAKw7q6RY
by henriq
Sun Jan 22, 2023 11:48 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: 2023

https://www.sensesofcinema.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Header-Celia3-750x400.jpg Ann Turner - Celia (1989) Fine psychological horror from Australia. Set in the late fifties, it tells of nine year old Celia and the mounting tide of bereavement and loss she has to face. A beloved grandmother dies,...
by henriq
Tue Jan 10, 2023 1:42 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: 2023

I posted this to cap last year, but it might have gone a bit unnoticed there, so let's start this year with it. https://variety.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/dinner-in-america.jpg Adam Rehmeier - Dinner In America (2020) OK, a couple of years old but THIS is clearly my Movie of the Year. ’Tis the ...
by henriq
Mon Jan 09, 2023 5:28 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: 2023

https://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/the-red-shoes.jpg Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger - The Red Shoes (1948) Precious little I can say about this that hasn’t been said about a thousand times elsewhere, and better, about colour and dance, sex and obsession, film and performance, a...
by henriq
Tue Jan 03, 2023 3:53 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: 2023

https://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/17lynch-excerpts3-superJumbo-v2.jpg David Lynch, Twin Peaks: The Return , 2017 Well, OK, call it a series if you want, but as far as I'm concerned it's a film :) I've been overdosing on Lynch crit lately, not because I find much of interest in it...
by henriq
Tue Jan 03, 2023 3:52 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: 2023

I posted this to cap last year, but it might have gone a bit unnoticed there, so let's start this year with it. https://variety.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/dinner-in-america.jpg Adam Rehmeier - Dinner In America (2020) OK, a couple of years old but THIS is clearly my Movie of the Year. ’Tis the s...
by henriq
Sat Dec 31, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://images.mubicdn.net/images/film/3976/cache-47203-1577174507/image-w1280.jpg?size=800x Ingmar Bergman, A Lesson in Love , 1954 Whenever we sit around after dinner and say "so what are we going to watch tonight?" (happens often), Bergman often comes up, and one of us usually counters with, "ac...
by henriq
Sat Dec 31, 2022 4:21 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://bfav.s3.amazonaws.com/media/films/LeTh%C3%A9auharemdArchim%C3%A8de-1985-9b9c9f2c/fdb7f89463.jpg Mehdi Charef, Le thé au harem d'Archimède , 1985 Don't be put off by the title: there's no sign of Archimedes and no tea either (the title is explained, fear not, and it's an amusing scene) in th...
by henriq
Sat Dec 31, 2022 3:56 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

Wow, Dan, you're filling these up all by yourself aren't you? I can only account for my absence with the SHIT year that this has been. Though not all shit, of course, great movies and music abounds. Anyway, I wanted to cap the year with this: https://variety.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/dinner-in-...
by henriq
Tue Sep 06, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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 henriq
Sun Sep 04, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTU0MzU5MTY5NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNTMzMDI3NQ@@._V1_.jpg Allison Ellwood/Alex Gibney - Magic Trip (2011) Well, if you ever wanted to see what white privilege looks like… I just finished reading Robert Stone’s splendid memoir Prime Green and this lead me here. Us...
by henriq
Sun Jul 17, 2022 1:22 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://assets.mubicdn.net/images/film/22660/image-w1280.jpg?1525025131 Nick Gomez - Laws of Gravity (1992) Well, I don’t know. I think I’m fucked for american indie, permanently. (Oh wait, Ramin Bahrani is great!) And European literature and cinema got me there. Not a bad place to be, really. I mi...
by henriq
Tue Jul 12, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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 henriq
Thu Jul 07, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

A couple of documentaries then, one I liked, sort of, and one I really hated... Enjoy! https://www.siff.net/images/FESTIVAL/2022/Films/Features/RiotsvilleUSA.jpg Sierra Pettengill - Riotsville, U.S.A. (2022) Accomplished, sympathetic, but ultimately flawed documentary on the history of policing and ...
by henriq
Thu Jun 30, 2022 8:24 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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 Switzer...
by henriq
Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:42 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

So yeah, thought I'd do a couple of writeups, linked thematically. And since one of the last guys I wrote about here a while back was Roger Michell, well, here we go: https://chlotrudis.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/enduring-1.jpg Roger Michell - Enduring Love (2004) A straight up adaptation of the...
by henriq
Tue Jun 28, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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 henriq
Thu May 12, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://spectrumculture.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/cheyenne-autumn1.jpg John Ford, Cheyenne Autumn , 1964 What is it about John Ford that make otherwise hardboiled film critics able to forgive all kinds of schlock simply because it's John Ford behind the camera? Sorry mate, no amount of "stunni...
by henriq
Thu May 12, 2022 9:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://cdn.tv-programme.com/pic/episodes_wide/62/621251.jpg Ivan Passer, Cutter's Way , 1981 I should probably leave it to our man Henrik to go into details on this one, but I'll let the bloke from The Guardian rap a bit (don't know about that comparison to Who'll Stop The Rain myself, but..): htt...
by henriq
Fri Apr 15, 2022 11:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 254
Views: 93165

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

https://th.bing.com/th/id/R.228bc72d5be2c7394dec2bdcd6f6fd30?rik=fSAiVpBwV0kBUw&riu=http%3a%2f%2f2.bp.blogspot.com%2f_akMMFxZDfq8%2fTL4eIl4PlKI%2fAAAAAAAAEn8%2fiMAQVjMb0Mw%2fs1600%2fNe%2ble%2bdis%2b%c3%a0%2bpersonne_2006_2.jpg&ehk=Wat2cDXEelJMV8af1k6AZ2irzz8eihQRb7bAi52%2bjtc%3d&risl=&pid=ImgRaw&r=...