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by henriq
Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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F.W. Murnau, Faust - A German Folktale , 1926 There seem to be as many variants of this film as there are of COVID-19, but the one I've just seen is the 147-minute Eureka Murnau Stiftung BluRay, lovingly restored by the good folks in Bologna from what appears to be the only surviving German print f...
by henriq
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://reelfilm.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/illsleepwhenimdead.jpg Mike Hodges, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead , 2004 I haven't seen Croupier (Henrik, tell me if I've missed anything), but I reckon it must be pretty tough being Mike Hodges. Get Carter is one hell of a hard act to follow. He tries her...
by henriq
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://clivehicksjenkins.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/faust1.jpg F.W. Murnau, Faust - A German Folktale , 1926 There seem to be as many variants of this film as there are of COVID-19, but the one I've just seen is the 147-minute Eureka Murnau Stiftung BluRay, lovingly restored by the good folks in ...
by henriq
Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://images.mubicdn.net/images/film/196030/cache-306381-1618508619/image-w1280.jpg?size=800x https://www.moviesfromthecrypt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/asphlt-10.jpg Denis Amar - Asphalte (1981) On first view this sounds a bit conventional, not for its time perhaps, but a few years on: a bunc...
by henriq
Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/8JI8LyYX4oNEv7ugBZ-8ek7w8o7SPe7SDVINS1Emf5A6oAYkZ6vfxF9Tm30MPND8d6L0Wak__rC6RUZucXRDQMT0cpwB_1qFXWGRrTvNjjRb2d-SqQ-5brBDRdzrWOSKUZSgvmXdXr4w0CU https://theflickeringmoment.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/l_ennui_1998.jpg?w=640 Cedric Kahn - L'ennui (1998) Quite g...
by henriq
Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://s3.amazonaws.com/criterion-production/editorial_content_posts/hero/5987-/i3mkTnSULLrWy2h3m56a48R7Tx48bD_medium.jpg Ingmar Bergman - From the Life of the Marionettes ("Aus dem leben der marionetten") - 1980 This is intriguing, and I have a lot to say about why. Let’s situate the film, and Be...
by henriq
Wed Oct 27, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://www.ecranlarge.com/media/cache/637x637/uploads/image/001/155/hot-fuzz-photo-simon-pegg-nick-frost-le-cygne-1155850.jpg Edgar Wright, Hot Fuzz , 2007 " Lethal Weapon in Somerset", indeed. Thanks as ever to my pal Henrik for pointing me in the direction of this one. Great fun, with a stellar ...
by henriq
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://images.mubicdn.net/images/film/34071/cache-24205-1464386295/image-w1280.jpg?size=800x Stanley Donen - Arabesque (1966) Oh, come on! One can only imagine what possessed Stanley Donen to do this, as it is studio confectionery of the silliest order. Not that he doesn’t try: there is indeed an ...
by henriq
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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Monsieur reminded me that I've had this ready for some time... https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BYTBhMTFkMWUtMzFiNy00ZWIwLWI1YmMtMjY4MzMwZmJlNjNjXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjUyNDk2ODc@._V1_.jpg Douglas Cheek - C.H.U.D. (1984) An excellent entry in the exploitation canon, a quite pleasant surprise. Put it...
by henriq
Mon Aug 23, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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Glorious! Those last two sentences remind me of Greg Kelley's remark (after my rather chilly putdown of his solo album Trumpet about a million years ago http://www.paristransatlantic.com/magazine/monthly2000/11nov_text.html ) about preferring negative to positive reviews every time. Keep 'em coming...
by henriq
Sun Aug 22, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://studiocloudpluslive.blob.core.windows.net/sitepromo/site_promo/004450/visuels/photos/haute_def/hd_015photo.jpg Cindy Sherman - Office Killer (1997) Really? No, really? You sure? This passes for something? Further damning proof that artists should not be directing films - it might look easy,...
by henriq
Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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Hey hey, the return of the Swede Thing! Welcome back! Thank you! Nice to be back. Yes, looking forward to this. But - churlish troll that I am - you seem prepared to overlook Wayne's shall we say very-much-right-of-centre politics but not Capra's? I'm not great Capra fan, but what he does he does v...
by henriq
Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

Re: Recently Watched Films 2021

Dan Warburton wrote:
Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:17 pm
henriq wrote:
Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:41 pm
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Mark Rydell - The Rose (1979)
Splendid write- up: just waiting for some kind soul to reseed
Try now...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Efs4DmQWoAAKwqv.jpg Yoshishige Yoshida, Onna no mizûmi ("Woman of the Lake"), 1966 https://cinema-talk.com/2015/10/12/onna-no-mizumi-woman-of-the-lake-1966/ Intelligent review of a fine film - whole essays could be written on this one (probably have been). First Yoshida ...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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http://blueprintreview.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Gemini.jpeg Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Gemini , 1999 "From its opening digitally-manipulated choral score to its first impressionistic images of maggots and rats swarming over a dog’s putrid carcass in the mud, the viewer can sit back in the assurance...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://resizing.flixster.com/Rz3e7F6ie3syf_DqKWZt1ueorsw=/2744x2071/v1.bjsxNjM5NDY7ajsxODcyMTsxMjAwOzI3NDQ7MjA3MQ Norman Taurog, Room for One More , 1952 Charming (nice chemistry between Cary Grant and Betsy Drake, who was his wife offscreen) but it all turns decidedly Capragagbarf mawkish as it g...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://www.lewes-filmclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/TheLostHonourofKatharinaBlum1_preview.jpeg Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta, The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, or: How violence develops and where it can lead , 1975 Excellent , in every way (and thanks to Henrik for hipping me to...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://static.wixstatic.com/media/c3af15_1a24d7c66c92446fbc7fea246aca6ce6~mv2.jpg/v1/fill/w_1000,h_561,al_c,q_90,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/c3af15_1a24d7c66c92446fbc7fea246aca6ce6~mv2.jpg John Frankenheimer, Seconds , 1966 Return visit, third time. I recall our man Lutz thought the second half was a bit n...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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https://a.ltrbxd.com/resized/sm/upload/0m/p5/k4/dn/the-rose-1200-1200-675-675-crop-000000.jpg?k=9f25747ae4 Mark Rydell - The Rose (1979) Ok, so color me convinced, totally, about Bette Midler here. Or an acolyte, even. A devastating, brilliant film. The only thing I’ve seen of Rydell’s, I mainly kn...
by henriq
Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 118104

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And, two films that convinces completely re American filmmaking: https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/57e05e534402434aa0f846c2/1496067371462-G5JJ5M1Y35SAJGV4HGHG/image-asset.jpeg Otto Preminger - In Harm’s Way (1965) There isn’t a Preminger I don’t like, as yet. And this is seriously brilli...