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by henriq
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

Dan Warburton wrote: Careful matey, you know how much I love the 70s :D See what you mean about Conte though - but sometimes that ooze works well with the role he's playing.
As do I, I said some ;) Conte yeah, I don't remember disliking him this intensely in The Brothers Rico. A while since I saw that.
by henriq
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

On a Jewison kick.. but not for long (back to Kirk Douglas tonight) - https://www.cinechronicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Rollerball1.jpg Norman Jewison, Rollerball , 1975 I remember as a kid - I was 12 when this came out - there was something terrifically taboo about this film ( Last Tango in...
by henriq
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMmMzY2JhNGUtZDg1Yy00NWI1LTg1MjUtNTZiNDc0NTYzODA5XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjUwMDUwNA@@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,1341,1000_AL_.jpg Robert Siodmak - Cry of the City (1948) I absolutely fucking hate Richard Conte in this, awful prima donna, smug, hammy and sentimental all at the ...
by henriq
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

Lost in TV-land for a few weeks, not much energy going into watching or writing about film - but anyway: https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BODA2Y2U0OGYtYThkNi00YmZhLTliNzItZTMwN2JjMzUyYzg5XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMDgyMTMzMw@@._V1_.jpg Brian DePalma - The Fury (1978) Ok, so let’s consider this at least a...
by henriq
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

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Schepisi is a rather underrated filmmaker in a middlebrow (hesitating to use that word which could sound a bit condescending), noble kind of way, and his most renowned film, Six Degrees of Separations , is the one I struggle the most with Not on KG, just looked (since it's freeleech time, good oppo...
by henriq
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

... and the reckless moment was so stuffy and theatrical, i couldn't get over the measured characterization of that slightly old fashioned mother with her heart in the right place, the set-up so artificial but topically catering to the then hot generational conflict, and mason's totally calculated ...
by henriq
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

FREELEECH, Y'ALL!!!
by henriq
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://classiq.me/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/the-reckless-moment-1949-e1352023429399.jpg Max Ophüls - The Reckless Moment (1949) Oh, what an absolutely wonderful film. How to approach and write? Films like this is a balm to the soul, every layer of it shines and sings. So, to begin at least somewh...
by henriq
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

I'll be sure to play this to wife and son next time they accuse me of not being able to dance :) I'll even forgive you for not putting it in the YouTube thread (which you should probably do anyway, as I imagine more people read that than the RWF threads) - anyway, continuing the antipodean theme, f...
by henriq
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZTNkYWEwZmItYTE0OS00ZWUxLWJkZTctYjFlZjZkZGQwYzJlXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMTgxNDYzOTc@._V1_.jpg Aldous Harding - The Barrel (2019) Entr'acte... I know these aren't really welcome here, but just a little something while I'm writing about Ophüls. (I am, you know.) This: ...
by henriq
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

http://ekladata.com/7QQI9D7JkR0ONvV_OarJKNQ6Z5o.png John Ford, The Informer , 1935 It netted four Oscars, including one for Victor McLagen (who, when it comes to chewing scenery, makes Rod Steiger look like Dirk Bogarde's eyebrow), but the fact that the character he plays is nothing more than a dru...
by henriq
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

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https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMGYxMjI3OTUtM2Q2OS00NzE1LTk0MGMtNTM5OGUyYTg0NzVlXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyOTc5MDI5NjE@._V1_.jpg Donald Cammell/Nicolas Roeg - Performance (1970) This was the one that blew cinema wide open for me, way back when, and I’m happy to report it is still a fucking classic. Ja...
by henriq
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://www.bfi.org.uk/sites/bfi.org.uk/files/styles/full/public/image/high-life-2018-007-robert-pattinson-covering-jessie-ross%27s-eyes.jpg?itok=Mv_7tZ5B Claire Denis, High Life , 2018 And thank your lucky stars it was Pattinson who ended up playing the lead role instead of Daniel Craig (and befor...
by henriq
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMjU4MjcyYWQtZWM0OS00YjFkLTlkZmItNmM1NjRhMWNmOTdhXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyOTc5MDI5NjE@._V1_.jpg Terry Gilliam - Jabberwocky (1977) Been on a bit of a Gilliam tip recently, watched every inch of a Monty Python anthology and so thought I’d have a look at this. Commonly a...
by henriq
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

This guy reminds me of a friend of mine (of ours, Henrik - I'm thinking of our pal Christian) who must be the only person I know with a house full of LPs, CDs and films.. But it's not him, I checked :) I'd like to think he would have told me. Plus, you forgot the wall's worth of comic books in his ...
by henriq
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

Yes yes.. the path not taken, indeed. I guess you've seen Seidl's Paradis Liebe ? Would be good to know your thoughts on that one.. Do you know, I have a huge backlog of Seidl to get through. I'm almost ashamed to say the last thing of his I saw was Hundstage , or maybe Jesus, you know . I'll have ...
by henriq
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://www.berlinale.de/media/nrwd/filmstills/2019/hommage/201902245_2_IMG_FIX_700x700.jpg Laurent Cantet, Vers le sud , 2005 Sex tourism for middle aged white women looking for paid sex with young black males (I snatched this after the Seidl trilogy first part, similar subject matter) in the febr...
by henriq
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

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https://media.timeout.com/images/100549601/630/472/image.jpg Jacques Rivette - Va savoir (2001) It’s actually hard to wrap my head around how fucking awesome this film is. Only the second time I see it, but what a delight! The way the theatre bleeds into the spaces around it…but not quite: an argum...
by henriq
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 567
Views: 140446

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://www.berlinale.de/media/nrwd/filmstills/2019/hommage/201902245_2_IMG_FIX_700x700.jpg Laurent Cantet, Vers le sud , 2005 Sex tourism for middle aged white women looking for paid sex with young black males (I snatched this after the Seidl trilogy first part, similar subject matter) in the febr...
by henriq
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 101840

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https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZjZiMGQ5MWEtYWE1Mi00NTNkLTllOTQtMjg1NTZjNWFkMGU4XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNDE5MTU2MDE@._V1_.jpg William Friedkin - Cruising (1980) I have a feeling that neither Friedkin nor Pacino really knew what they were doing here. The actor especially: you really get the feeling ...