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Prophecy (1979)

It takes a hour to full get going but when it does it's a proper laugh.

A Dr from the environmental agency is sent up north to write a report because their is a dispute between a logging company and native Americans. The logging company accuse the Indians of killing their loggers while the Indians say it's a forest spirit demon that's causing the damage because of the loggers activities.

Nope, turn's out it's a mutant bear. Because the logging company has been dumping mercury into the water supply. Yay!


So now we have the last half an hour of a movie with a bunch people running round the forest trying to escape mama bear (because they have, in their infinite wisdom, decided to take one of her cubs as evidence) Cue a lot of killing and growling by Keven Peter Hall dressed in a melted bear suit while Talia Shire runs around holding a fake baby bear contemplating her life choices in going from Rocky to this.

I think my favorite part is where a guy who has been mauled earlier on has to be strapped to the roof of the car so they can all escape, only for the bear to knock the car over and everybody does a runner and just leaves him there strapped to to the car as mama bear fucks him up.


A classic!
 
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Climax (2019) Gasper Noe

10 out of 10

French Shock Director never ceases to amaze me. I hate France. Hate everything about that country. I hope they get invaded a third time TBH but this guy is a national treasure.

“God and Dance don’t mix”

The storyline is genius. Get a bunch of dancers together do one of the best dance sequences in cinematic history. Have food and Sangria afterwards. Have one of the dancers spike the Sangria with acid and watch the madness unfold. All cued to dance music from the 70’s 80’s and everything else..
 
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Malicious (1995)

Terrible "erotic" thriller from the 90's ripping on the Basic Instinct popularity that's filmed like a tv movie with a script written in crayon. Absolute garbage but a slutty and crazy acting Molly Ringwald gets her tits out, so... :banana
 
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The Dark Knight

This probably won't be a popular review, but I'll run with it anyway.

I've always had mixed feelings about this movie. On one hand, Ledger's performance is obviously great, and Aaron Eckhart deserved more credit than he got for his role IMO (which was overshadowed by Ledger's). Also, the CGI used to create Eckhart's 2nd face is flawless.

Having said that, the movie moves at an overly hectic pace IMO, as if trying to cram several months' worth of events into just a few days. On top of that, the movie is rife with plot holes, dumb character actions, and ridiculous conveniences (i.e.: characters repeatedly sneaking up on others unseen & unheard, a police ambulance with a handcuffed suspect inside that's inexplicably abandoned, etc., etc.). The ending in which Bruce Wayne suddenly creates a device that "sees" through all the city's cell phones out of nowhere is a ridiculous cop-out by the director. Although I still enjoyed individual scenes of the movie, I felt it just didn't gel as a whole. I get the feeling that as Chris Nolan was making this movie, he kept saying to himself, "Well, this is dumb, but... fkk it, it's a comic book movie."

Rating: 6.5/10.
 
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Bunny Lake is Missing

Psychological mystery/thriller about a woman who claims her daughter has been kidnapped, while police question whether she even had a daughter to begin with.

At times, I felt this movie was quite tense and gripping, even Hitchcockian, but the "twist" ending was kinda dumb and campy IMO - a big letdown compared to what had come before.

As an aside, Carol Lynley was really quite beautiful and gave a great performance (RIP).

Rating: 7/10 (could've been as high as 9/10 with a better, or at least better executed ending).
 
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Prophecy (1979)

It takes a hour to full get going but when it does it's a proper laugh.

A Dr from the environmental agency is sent up north to write a report because their is a dispute between a logging company and native Americans. The logging company accuse the Indians of killing their loggers while the Indians say it's a forest spirit demon that's causing the damage because of the loggers activities.

Nope, turn's out it's a mutant bear. Because the logging company has been dumping mercury into the water supply. Yay!


So now we have the last half an hour of a movie with a bunch people running round the forest trying to escape mama bear (because they have, in their infinite wisdom, decided to take one of her cubs as evidence) Cue a lot of killing and growling by Keven Peter Hall dressed in a melted bear suit while Talia Shire runs around holding a fake baby bear contemplating her life choices in going from Rocky to this.

I think my favorite part is where a guy who has been mauled earlier on has to be strapped to the roof of the car so they can all escape, only for the bear to knock the car over and everybody does a runner and just leaves him there strapped to to the car as mama bear fucks him up.


A classic!

:lol: I remember that movie. This is one of the standout scenes - can you say overkill? :lol:



Having said that, I did think the jump scare at the end was quite effective - at least the first time I watched it.
 

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Bunny Lake is Missing

Psychological mystery/thriller about a woman who claims her daughter has been kidnapped, while police question whether she even had a daughter to begin with.

At times, I felt this movie was quite tense and gripping, even Hitchcockian, but the "twist" ending was kinda dumb and campy IMO - a big letdown compared to what had come before.

As an aside, Carol Lynley was really quite beautiful and gave a great performance (RIP).

Rating: 7/10 (could've been as high as 9/10 with a better, or at least better executed ending).
Yeah I agree. The worst ending I have ever seen.
 
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Having said that, the movie moves at an overly hectic pace IMO, as if trying to cram several months' worth of events into just a few days. On top of that, the movie is rife with plot holes, dumb character actions, and ridiculous conveniences (i.e.: characters repeatedly sneaking up on others unseen & unheard, a police ambulance with a handcuffed suspect inside that's inexplicably abandoned, etc., etc.). The ending in which Bruce Wayne suddenly creates a device that "sees" through all the city's cell phones out of nowhere is a ridiculous cop-out by the director. Although I still enjoyed individual scenes of the movie, I felt it just didn't gel as a whole. I get the feeling that as Chris Nolan was making this movie, he kept saying to himself, "Well, this is dumb, but... fkk it, it's a comic book movie."

Rating: 6.5/10.
I agree on nearly all of that, good film but way too much going on - 2face should have had a film as the villain, not just be the villain for 30 minutes tacked on to the end of a film that should have already ended.

I dont know if Nolan thought "fuck its a comic book film" or whether he was actually trying to do that stuff to make it more serious than just a comic book movie as like that phone stuff was all about privacy invasion and corporate power and shit which was a big issue then (still is) but yeah isnt really needed in a film about a man dressed as a bat fighting a clown.

Enjoyed it but could really have done with some heavy editing/producing and being shorter. I think that applies to most films of the past 15-20 years though so maybe Im wrong.
 
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Dead Man's Shoes

So bad it is good for the most part. Some of the scenes are embarrassingly bad, but it builds and builds so that shitty realism and general naffness become a part of what gives the film such impact. A very simple film about a bloke wanting to straighten out a few local geezers who were naughty to his spastic brother. Paddy Considine is the man on a mission. He also helped write the movie so it is understandable that he is the one that actually got given some lines to learn while everyone else stands there making stuff up on the spot, most of the time this gives you the giggles for how bad the attempts are. Former boxer Gary Stretch is the head of the local group and looks the hardman, he appears to be the one of the rest of the cast that has at least seen a movie before.

7/10 Not a bad cult classic.

 

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Dead Man's Shoes

So bad it is good for the most part. Some of the scenes are embarrassingly bad, but it builds and builds so that shitty realism and general naffness become a part of what gives the film such impact. A very simple film about a bloke wanting to straighten out a few local geezers who were naughty to his spastic brother. Paddy Considine is the man on a mission. He also helped write the movie so it is understandable that he is the one that actually got given some lines to learn while everyone else stands there making stuff up on the spot, most of the time this gives you the giggles for how bad the attempts are. Former boxer Gary Stretch is the head of the local group and looks the hardman, he appears to be the one of the rest of the cast that has at least seen a movie before.

7/10 Not a bad cult classic.

Your film takes are terrible mate. lol.
 
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Dead Man's Shoes

So bad it is good for the most part. Some of the scenes are embarrassingly bad, but it builds and builds so that shitty realism and general naffness become a part of what gives the film such impact. A very simple film about a bloke wanting to straighten out a few local geezers who were naughty to his spastic brother. Paddy Considine is the man on a mission. He also helped write the movie so it is understandable that he is the one that actually got given some lines to learn while everyone else stands there making stuff up on the spot, most of the time this gives you the giggles for how bad the attempts are. Former boxer Gary Stretch is the head of the local group and looks the hardman, he appears to be the one of the rest of the cast that has at least seen a movie before.

7/10 Not a bad cult classic.

Great movie, Paddy Considine is solid talent, I recommend Tyrannosaur (which he directed, starring the great Peter Mullan).


Your film takes are terrible mate. lol.
:lol:
 

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Take the Money and Run (1969)



Early and funny Woody Allen mockumentary. I like the old school voice style of the narration and of course Woody is great in it. Not as good as his 70s flicks tho. 7,4/10
 

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Great movie, Paddy Considine is solid talent, I recommend Tyrannosaur (which he directed, starring the great Peter Mullan).


:lol:

I really want to watch Tyrannosaur, but think it is one of those films you have to work yourself up towards and could be an hard watch? You need to get the conditions and timings right for anything like that.