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by henriq
Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:22 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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 2:43 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 henriq
Thu Jul 07, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 3:24 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 Switzer...
by henriq
Tue Jun 28, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 12:35 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 henriq
Thu May 12, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 4:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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 6:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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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=...
by henriq
Fri Apr 15, 2022 5:43 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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http://courte-focale.fr/Images/Munich%20Spielberg_3.jpg Steven Spielberg, Munich , 2005 "Gripping, shocking, unflinching, pessimistic, unforgettable" is the title of one IMDb punter review, but I wouldn't use any of those adjectives myself. Much prefer "stylish and well-intentioned action thriller ...
by henriq
Fri Apr 15, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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http://www.cineoutsider.com/reviews/pix/c/cr/crimewave_06.jpg Sam Raimi, Crimewave , 1985 To quote from the summary of this excellent and detailed review http://www.cineoutsider.com/reviews/bluray/c/crimewave_br.html : "Some will love it, others will hate it, many will find themselves not bothered ...
by henriq
Wed Mar 16, 2022 11:31 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-BXvy3X36wMc/VI4Bq94vC_I/AAAAAAAASNs/mMklfpwS8sQ/s1600/Film_292w_UnfaithfullyYours_original.jpg Preston Sturges, Unfaithfully Yours , 1948 I'm no fan of Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady is guaranteed to drive me into a homicidal fury - but he's smashing here as the intensely ann...
by henriq
Mon Feb 21, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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http://rarefilm.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Mannen-fran-Mallorca-AKA-Man-from-Majorca-1984-2.jpg Bo Widerberg, The Man from Mallorca , 1984 Wiki: "A robber calmly holds up a post-office in at 13 December. The policemen Johansson and Jarnebring are the first on the scene and they chase the robber...
by henriq
Tue Feb 15, 2022 6:21 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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I'll tell you, Jeffrey Bernard really got me going with the Irishman... https://p7.storage.canalblog.com/76/08/110219/128613937_o.png Peter Medak - The Ruling Class (1972) Well, I’ll start out with a lengthy quote from writer Ian Christie: “But what makes The Ruling Class exceptional (and difficult ...
by henriq
Wed Feb 02, 2022 11:56 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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Oh, and an RIP:

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Time for a major Antonioni retread, I think.
by henriq
Thu Jan 27, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

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https://www.theatermania.com/dyn/photos/theatermania/v1finw1200x0y0w1200h736/peter-oand39toole-in-jeffrey-bernard-is-unwell-88467.jpg Tom Kinninmont/Peter O’Toole - Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell (1999) Ok, not the most filmically daring in concept or execution - a filmed performance of Keith Waterhouse...
by henriq
Sat Jan 22, 2022 8:59 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

Dan Warburton wrote:
Sat Jan 22, 2022 7:18 am
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Lucio Fulci, Manhattan Baby, 1982

You should thank me - you won't have to see it now :)
HA! I remember a malicious David Keenan on Francisco Lopez: "we listen to these things so you don't have to." :D
by henriq
Mon Jan 17, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

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 henriq
Mon Jan 17, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2022
Replies: 200
Views: 53923

Re: Recently Watched Films 2022

I'm here, still, don't think differently! But it takes time to write about this: https://i0.wp.com/theartsofslowcinema.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/capture_decran_2021-07-16_a_12.59.03.jpg?resize=1024%2C505&ssl=1 Apichatpong Weerasethakul - Memoria (2021) Whatever else 2021 was, it was an awesome ...
by henriq
Mon Dec 20, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 371
Views: 184153

Re: Recently Watched Films 2021

https://img.lemde.fr/2021/12/13/0/0/1600/1067/1328/0/45/0/307696c_199645679-4916100-jpg-r-1920-1080-f-jpg-q-x-xxyxx.jpg Radu Jude, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn , 2021 It's about so much more than a PTA meeting to decide the fate of Emi, an otherwise successful and respected history teacher at a p...