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rthornhill
roger thornhill 4 months ago

inre: the swimmer. saw parts of this years ago on regular tv (pre-cable) but couldn't appreciate it then....would love to see it now but it is hard for me to find it...glad you enjoyed it! :))

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 months ago

OK, now we move on to those strippers...

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 9 months ago

Did you say graphic sex scenes?

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 9 months ago

lol

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 10 months ago

I thought it would be Sharktovag. That way it's a dentata.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 10 months ago

ShartoPussNado!

no wait...SharktoNadoPuss...

no wait...

Sharktopus Meets The WolfManNado...

no...

Freddy VS. SharktoJasonPuss.

no....

aw shit

HenrikSchunk
Henrik Schunk 10 months ago

Thanks for the recommendation. I am yet to see a Matthew Mc. Film I actually like

ShaneWreck
Shane Donnelly 18 months ago

Thanks a lot. I had a friend of mine read it, a while back, and when he got to the headfuck scene, he told me that his first instinct was to turn off the computer and walk away, but he couldn't stop reading. I felt that was a step in the right direction. Thanks again for giving it a look-see. And 366 is a great reference site for people like me, so keep fighting the weird fight.

ShaneWreck
Shane Donnelly 18 months ago

Hey, what's up? Big fan of your site. This may be out of nowhere, but a friend and I are working on a comic, and we just posted the first chapter to a site we set up. It's inspired, very much, by the types of films you seem to have a penchant for, so I figured you might get a kick out of it. Check it out, if you've got the time. Thanks

http://8bitsuckerpunch.weebly.com/apocalyptic-headfuck-comic.html

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 20 months ago

LOL! Right you are. I stand corrected!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 20 months ago

I saw it. I thought it was maudlin, preachy, and that it sucked shit.

sue2citysueful
Ilsa Lund 2 years ago

Thanks Greg, I'll let you know after I track it down.

sue2citysueful
Ilsa Lund 2 years ago

Hi Greg,

I just read your review of "Meshes Of The Afternoon" and am intrigued. I will be actively seeking this out to watch now!

Thanks,

Ilsa.

evilAbintra
wicked Abintra 2 years ago

Thanks to you too!

sue2citysueful
Ilsa Lund 2 years ago

Hi Greg,

I've just posted a new quiz about Leo G. Carroll if you are interested.......

http://community.flixster.com/user/sue2citysueful/quiz/over-a-barrel-with-leo-g-carroll?invitorId=906524405

Thanks,
Ilsa.

zorarose
Silke B 2 years ago

I recommend you see...


SUNSHINE SUSIE (THE OFFICE GIRL)

FIVE STARS

GB 1931, Directed by: Victor Saville, with: Renate Müller, Jack Hulbert, Owen Nares, Morris Harvey.

Susie Surster (Renate Müller) comes to Vienna to work as a typist. She has nothing, but her self-confidence. She is that kind of hard-working, light-hearted woman, that can accomplish everything she wants, just by being herself. She manages to get a job, but her boss tries to make her pay for that job, with sexual favours. When she refuses to fulfill his demands, he makes her work extra-hours. And that is, when she meets the Director Herr Arvray (Owen Narres). She has no idea who he is and goes out with him. The Director has the time of his life and it takes until morning, when Susie realizes whom she went out with.

The story of this comedy is nothing new, nothing unique, but since Renate Müller is my favourite actress, and I like her way of acting very much, I loved it. The songs were just as successful as the whole movie. "Sunshine Susie" was shot in England, after the German version "Die Privatsekretärin" became a huge success. And "Sunshine Susie" became famous throughout Europe and the USA. The German version is lost, but this English version has survived and it is on youtube right now.
Listen to Renate Müller sing "Today I Feel So Happy":



Happy New Year.

zorarose
Silke B 2 years ago

My dear Flixster-Friends,

since the new Flixster has arrived and I do not agree with it and fear that the community will disappear soon, this will be my last review.

I will miss you all awfully, so please just write me a message, if you want to stay in touch.

My last review and my legacy, will be the recommendation of my favourite movie...


DIE ENGLISCHE HEIRAT (THE ENGLISH MARRIAGE)

FIVE STARS

Germany 1934, Director: Reinhold Schünzel, Book: Ludwig von Wohl, Camera: Friedl Behn-Grund, Music: Franz Doelle.
With: Renate Müller, Anton Walbrook, Georg Alexander, Adele Sandrock.

Gerte Winter (Renate Müller) is a drivingschool-teacher. She built her own car and is pretty and independent. Douglas Mavis (Georg Alexander), a rich heir from England, proposes to her and they get secretly married in Berlin. When Douglas goes back to England, to tell his despotic Grandmother (Adele Sandrock) about his wife, he simply fails. His Grandma makes the decisions and she has other plans for him.

Gerte comes to England and learns what a wimp her husband is. His Grandma is sure the German wife must be a cheap blackmailer. And when nightclub-singer Bella Amery (Hilde Hildebrand) shows up (also to marry Douglas), the Grandmother is sure that she must be the cheap German girl. In the meantime Gerte sneaks into the lordly family and becomes friends with the old lady. She finds a good friend and accomplice in Warwick Brent (Anton Walbrook), who is the family's lawyer and who seems to be such a better match for her.

You will notice that the director and all actors were very famous in Germany in the early 30's. And they all were disliked by the Nazis. So this is an independent movie, from a little studio, which refused to follow the rules for films the Nazis established in 1933.

mpilarb
mpilar b 2 years ago

:-)

zorarose
Silke B 2 years ago

I recommend you see...

GROßE FREIHEIT NR. 7

FOUR STARS

Germany 1944, Directed by: Helmut Käutner, Written by: Helmut Käutner, Richard Nicolas.
With: Hans Albers, Ilse Werner, Hilde Hildebrand, Hans Söhnker, Gustav Knuth.

Hannes Kröger (Hans Albers) used to be a sailor, but now he is singing in the "Hippodrome" in St. Pauli. This club has everything a sailor needs: music, whores, schnapps and the opportunity to ride horses and donkeys. Anita (Hilde Hildebrand) owns the club and she is the kind of hard-boiled, lonely woman you would expect to run such an etablissement.

Hannes longs to be back at sea, he does not belong ashore. When his brother dies, he takes care of his brother's bride Gisa (Ilse Werner). Gisa lives in a small village and gets ostracized by the other inhabitants, for being a sailors-whore. So Hannes takes her with him to Hamburg. He appears to be rough and farouche, but he is tender hearted. And he slowly begins to fall in love with Gisa. For the first time in his life.

Very untypical for a movie from 1944 is the surreal dream-sequence. Some scenes were shot in Prague, instead of Hamburg. Hamburg was way too much destroyed in 1944 to be the setting for the movie. After they finished "Große Freiheit Nr. 7", it got forbitten at once. It had everything the Nazis did not want. The hero was not as heroic as they wanted it to be, his piercing blue eyes looked way too insane in many scenes. And Hans Albers was one of those actors the Nazis would have liked to get rid of, but who was too famous to let him just disappear.

Watch some scenes of the movie in 4 minutes:

stevetheman1236
Stephen Earnest 2 years ago

I think I may have stumbled across your website while searching for French surrealist filmmakers. Is this it? http://366weirdmovies.com/

Dannyrovira
Danny Rovira 2 years ago

Thanks for your review Greg, I have already heard that this is not one johnny's best, I guess I will wait to rent it on dvd, have a great day my friend!

mpilarb
mpilar b 2 years ago

:-)

Dannyrovira
Danny Rovira 3 years ago

Ya Greg its me, how are man?

evtr
Vagelakis . 3 years ago

:) thanks for the info .. As I see is an old film and it's going to be hard to find it but I will watch it

evtr
Vagelakis . 3 years ago

I see .. I know it's too bad but I haven't watch ''Barton Fink'' .. I actually want to, but I can't find it.
Well, I will watch it soon or later.
For know I'm watching all the Woody Allen movies

evtr
Vagelakis . 3 years ago

Thank you :) Those 3 are some of my favourite movies. I watched them a couple of years ago but I wrote my reviews today. ''For a few dollars more'' is one of my favourite movies as well.
I'm glad you appreciate my taste for movies and I like yours, my ''best friend'' :)

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...

THE WOMAN IN RED

THREE AND A HALF STARS

USA 1935, Directed by: Robert Florey. With: Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Genevieve Tobin, John Eldredge and Dorothy Tree.

Shelby Barret (Barbara Stanwyck) a professional rider, works for Miss Nicko and is a very down to earth girl. She cares for her horses, steals sugar-blocks for them on fancy parties and knows very well to be loyal to Nicko, who pays her salary. When Shelby meets Johnny, a Polo-player, she starts to fall in love with him. And he feels the same way. Nicko does not approve of that, she want Johnny for herself and tries to get rid of Nicko with throwing her out, spreading rumours and playing some evil tricks on her. But Johnny elopes with Shelby and marries her. Just his family, the Wyatts of Wyattville, are not happy with his decision. No one is willing to lend the young couple some money, so they could start their own business. No one, but Eugene Fairchild. A friend of Shelby, but not a friend of Johnny. Shelby keeps the loan a secret. When Fairchild gets accused of murder Shelby is the only person who can testify his innocence. But if she does, it would mean to tell the whole world that she betrayed her husband...he might not love her anymore after that.

The ending is tyical post-code. A different ending would have made the whole movie a little spicier. Barbara acts...no, she does not act much, but her role is very uninspired. Too neat and morally harmless. And the male leading role? Gene Raymond is lame. Not a match for Barbara. The whole story is like Shelby, nice, but uninteresting. But still you can pass some time with ?The Woman in Red?. The costumes are pretty, especially when you keep in mind that Orry-Kelly designed them. Very decent.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago

>>"the implicit misogyny of the "pooches before cooches" message does take the movie down a notch, though."

Are you kidding me? That was the best ending I've ever seen in a movie. I'm proud of the boy for being loyal to his best friend. The girl was a worthless tart, who would likely betray him for a studlier or better equipped guy at the drop of a hat. The dog friend was his long time, loyal pal, who had saved his life, could be counted on to do it again, and was trustworthy and faithful.

I don't think it was misogynistic. Misogynism refers to cruelty due to an unqualified hatred for women, perhaps stemming from personal inadequacies, and frustration that women cannot be what one would like them to be. By contrast, the boy and the dog made a well-reasoned, calculated decision brought about by absolute necessity. If you were in a position where you were forced to choose between a long term best friend who had gotten you through thick and thin, and a new, casual acquaintance, and saving one meant sacrificing the other, don't tell me you would sell out your oldest and dearest friend because the new acquaintance has say, a compatible sexual orifice.

Very shallow!

If you would do that, remind me never to be your oldest and dearest friend, especially if we should end up marooned somewhere.

And don't tell me the difference is that dogs aren't as important as people.

The dog WAS a person in the movie, I mean, c'mon!

"Misogyny!" Ha! Quit kissing women's asses by taking the sniveling, wimpy, sensitive Alan Alda position about things.

Be a man.

Here's a secret: Alan Alda would make a woman's best friend and no girl wants to fuck her best friend. I wouldn't do that sniveling little feminized minion even if he looked like Orlando Bloom and had the hardware to match. To hell with kinder and gentler and politically correct. Bah!

And that's what I have to say about that!

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

Do you want to meet the loveliest girl of Europe?

VIKTOR UND VIKTORIA

FIVE STARS

Germany 1933, Directed by: Reinhold Schünzel, Camera: Konstantin Irmen-Tschet, Music: Franz Doelle, Produzent: Alfred Zeisler.
With: Hermann Thimig, Renate Müller, Adolf Wohlbrück, Fritz Odemar, Hilde Hildebrand, Aribert Wäscher.

Susanne Lohr, a non-successful singer, meets Viktor Hempel, a non-successful actor. He wants to play Shakespeare, but makes his money by singing, dressed up like a woman, in a varieté. One night he has a bad cold and can't sing. He needs his fee and so Susanne agrees to sing for him. She dresses up as a man, who pretends to be a woman and she is a huge success on stage! Thanks to her new agent she makes an international career. Suddenly Susanne has everything she ever wanted: she makes a lot of money with her singing and lives a comfortable life. Things start to get complicated, when Susanne falls in love...with Robert, who thinks she is a man...and all the women fall in love with Susanne, the pretty man "Viktoria".

This is one of the funniest, most light-hearted movies I have ever seen. Highly delightful, but never corny or over the edge. Renate Müller was a perfect comedienne, with a lovely voice. And she did look good in a suit! She makes me laugh out loud, when she does not want to change in the men's changeroom, has to accompany Robert to the barber-shop and gets shaved, nearly uses her powder-case while sitting at the bar and flirts with women to keep up her mask.

"Fräulein Susanne, be a man!"

Forget about the Julie Andrews version, watch the original.

Click on the picture below to see Renate Müller sing "I Got a Little Castle in Spain". Yes. In English.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago

I see you finally watched La Residencia. It's a favorite of mine. I have been referencing it a lot in reviews of movies with similar themes. I think one of those reviews was on 366.

I saw it when I was eleven. That creepy grated peephole made an impression on me as did the heavy lezzie undertones, and this movie was not lost on me when my mom sent me an all girl's prep school back East. I think I told you the background about how that happened. Some interesting shenanigans went on there. Oh do I have stories.

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...


JESUS CHRISTUS ERLÖSER ein Abend mit Klaus Kinski
(JESUS CHRIST SAVIOUR an evening with Klaus Kinski)


FIVE STARS

Germany 2008, Directed by: Peter Geyer, Music: Florian Käppler, Daniel Requardt, with: Klaus Kinski


"People only think that bad manners are a privilege, because nobody slaps their mouths."

On November 20th 1971, Klaus Kinski recites his 30 pages-masterpiece "Jesus Christ Saviour" in front of 5000 people in Berlin. Part of the audience hangs on every word Kinski says, but the rest has a different reason to be there...to disturb him and to see him go wild! And it is easy to piss him off, Kinski reacts to every interjection, shouts at those villains, leaves the stage, comes back, recites again,asks the troublemakers to come onto stage, kicks them off the stage again, leaves again, shouts again, recites again...

...he finally finishes this evening, long after midnight, in front of a few hundred people.

Klaus Kinski was an amazing actor, with an enormous stage presence. He cries as he recites, he transports his emotions through his text and the way he recites. I would give my right leg, if I could have been there that night!

"This riffraff is more fucked up than the Pharisees. At least they let Jesus talk before they nailed him up."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVPkQS8FxZ0&feature=player_embedded

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago


HAPPY FRIDAY!

sleepykiss
CJ C. 3 years ago

POTICHE was awful? Ive been waiting to see it.

DrStrangeblog

I also see you're using the 'Brazil' theme too, heh.

DrStrangeblog

Strange coincidence that I was planning on watching 'Toto Le Hero' when you posted your review, just took me awhile to get around to any spare movie time.

And this is long overdue but I greatly appreciated your comments about my review of 'Adaptation' and glad to know that I was staying on the balance beam more or less. I'd like to get that on DVD for my own & watch it again and pay particular attention to the points you mention (the screenwriting discussions and how they relate to the final quarter.)

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago


Tricia Helfer

I couldn't resist an embellishment.

Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...

...the beautiful and amazing Hannelore Elsner in

MEIN LETZTER FILM (MY LAST MOVIE)

FIVE STARS

Germany 2002, Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel, Writer: Bodo Kirchhoff.
With: Hannelore Elsner.

This movie is a one-woman show. The gorgeous and alluring Hannelore Elsner plays Marie, an aging actress. Marie hires a cameraman to shoot her last movie. She walks through her flat and "packs and talks". She talks about life itself, the three important men in her life and the most important woman, her best friend Bess.

She plans to leave her life and start a new one, but before that, she wants to balance accounts with her old life. And she does it in the most wonderful way, with the most wonderful words. You may think that there is nothing as boring as watching an old woman walking around, screaming, talking, smoking....but you are so wrong!


"Men like to feign death, when it is getting serious."

"Question: When is a beautiful woman dead?
-When her heart is still beating, but she is not desired by everyone anymore.
-When she can never look at herself in the mirror again, because she is lying in her grave.
-Or maybe long before that, when she cannot stand the sight of herself anymore."

"My eyes are beautiful and will always be beautiful, because they respond glances."

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...


DER BLAUFUCHS (THE ARCTIC FOX)

FOUR STARS

Germany 1938, Directed by: Victor Tourjansky, with: Zarah Leander, Willy Birgel, Paul Hörbiger, Jane Tilden, Karl Schönböck, Rudolf Platte.

Ilona Paulus (Zarah Leander) is the wife of a forgetful professor (Paul Hörbiger). He oversees her and is very devoted to his work. Ilona meets her husband's best friend Tibor (Willy Birgel), an adventurous pilot....and starts to fall for him.

The story is not amazingly witty, the costumes are a little funny and the characters stereotypes, it is nothing you haven't seen before. So why the four stars? Because I have a thing for that beautiful, tall, red-headed swedish woman, with her deep, dark voice. She gives me the goosebumps when she sings. And she sings twice in this movie.



Von der Puszta will ich träumen (I Will Dream Of The Puszta)


Kann denn Liebe Sünde sein? (Can Love Be A Sin?)

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 3 years ago

Whaaa? I love the MANSTER!
Of course,I'm not a well man....;)

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...

...this awesomely funny movie.

HARDCOVER

FOUR STARS

Germany 2008, Directed by: Christian Zübert, Camera: Jules van den Steenhoven, Writer: Christian Zübert.
With: Lukas Gregorowicz, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Justus von Dohnányi, Anna Dereszowska, Lisa Potthoff, Charly Hübner, Filip Peeters.


Christoph, a 31-year old guy, wants to be a crime-story author, but the only pieces he writes get published in penny dreadfuls. He works in a car rental, is unchallenged and suffers from a "quarter-life-crisis" and from being uninspired and too shy to change his life for the better. Or to change it at all!

He scents the change of his life, when he catches Dominik, a small-time crook, who tries to steal a car from that car rental. He saves him from being arrested and Dominik offers to show Christoph his exciting life as a criminal. So Christoph can write a "hardcover, four-colored envelope, 500 pages"-biography.

Soon the truth hits Christoph hard. Dominik's life is as boring as his own! All he does is to eat pizza, smoke pot and join radio lotteries. He even moves in with Christoph and lives on his couch...until Christoph himself witnesses a muder, committed by Dominik's Boss. Now, he is part of the criminal scene of Düsseldorf.

Very funny indeed. So, the question is: "Are you fit for fun?"

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago











HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, MR. S.!





jturner083
Jesse Turner 3 years ago

No, that's right. It's been so long I forgot.

jturner083
Jesse Turner 3 years ago

you wrote: I should have a painfully overlong review of it up on 366weirdmovies.com next week. ;)

Of what? I'm sorry, I don't follow you, or I forgot what I most recently posted to you.

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...

...this movie, which is a big surprise. In every possible way.

DROP OUT- NIPPELSUSE SCHLÄGT ZURÜCK (Nipplesue Strikes Back)

3,5 STARS

Germany 1998, Directed by: Beatrice Manowski, Writer: Beatrice Manowski, Wolfgang Büld.
With: Beatrice Manowski, Erdal Yildiz, Axel Pape, Martina Schießer, Robert Viktor Minich, Lars Pape, Péter Horkay, Jürgen Görlitz.

Marion Niplowski leaves her boyfriend, who is an alcoholic and not satisfying her sexually nor finacially. To get the flat she wants, she pretends to be a private investigator. She soon gets tangled up in a weird story of "blood, coke and sex" and husbands she shall convict being unfaithful to their wives.

You could call this movie art...or pure trash. I was fooled by the title and thought it would be porn, but it is more kind of an experimental drug-trip. A mixture of scenes filmed in an homevideo-style present a fast-but-nonsense-talking female lead, a lunatic janitor with a drilling machine, lesbian businesswomen and a sleazy club-owner.

Some quotes to emphasize the style of this movie:

"My pussy is my business."

"Why do you fondle my pussy? Do you think you will find some information in there?"

jturner083
Jesse Turner 3 years ago

I love Zardoz. Thanks for the review. I had forgotten about it and now I will go watch again.

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...

...this brilliant BBC-adaption.

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

FOUR STARS

UK 2009, Directed by: Tim Fywell, Camera: Tony Miller, Music: John Lunn.
With: Michelle Dockery, Sue Johnston, Dan Stevens, Nicola Walker, Eva Sayer, Josef Lindsay, Sarah Buckland, Edward MacLiam, Mark Umbers, Corin Redgrave, Wendy Albiston.

Based on the short story by Henry James, this movie really strikes a nerve. I am very prone to victorian ghost-stories. Give me an old house, a cemetery in the garden and isolation from the rest of the world and I am satisfied.

In 1921 a psychiatrist tries to find out, what it was, that the young Ann Giddens drove to commit murder. She has nothing to lose and tells him her story. After WW I she gets hired to be the governess for two orphaned children. All the domestic servants are women and she learns fast, that they don't want men to interfere with their isolated domicile. Men are brutal and act arbitraily, they force sex and it is hard to struggle against them. Soon Ann gets the feeling that there is something wrong. She sees figures and hears voices, that seem to be hallucinations. When she learns from the housekeeper, that the former gouverness has committed suicide and a male servant came to death under mysterious circumstances, Ann is convinced, that their ghosts are trying to posess the children to use them for their dark purposes.

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you see...

I FOUND STELLA PARISH

3,5 STARS

USA 1935, Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy, Produced by: Harry Jow Brown.
With: Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, Paul Lukas, Sybil Jason, Jesse Ralph.

Stella Parish is a very famous theatre actress in England. She is popular, but her private lives remain a mystery in public. One day a vistor comes by and blackmails Stella. She decides to leave for the USA immediately. In disguise. To save her child from being harmed by the revelation of a dark, dark secret from the past. Nobody knows where StelIa is, just a clever journalist finds out. He sneaks into her life, makes her trust him and reveals her identity to the public. Not knowing what consequences he is triggering by it.

I was anxcious to watch this movie, because watching Kay Francis is always a great pleasure to me. The movie starts out a bit lame, but surely has some funny moments. One scene is outstanding and shows what a great actress Kay was. She is marvelous in the "press-conference"-scene. Other movies gave Kay more chances to show what she was able to do with her way of acting and she looked better in other movies, too. But this one is watchable, nevertheless.

zorarose
Silke B 3 years ago

I recommend you avoid...

...this movie, which deserves not to be in the flixster-database.

FLIC OU VOYOU (COP OR HOOD)

ONE STAR

France 1979, Directed by: Georges Lautner, Camera: Henri Decaë, Music: Phillippe Sarde.
With: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marie Laforêt, Michel Galabru, Georges Géret, Claude Brosset.

Crime Inspector Bertrand and a young prostitute get killed in a hotel room in Nice. While the police is trying to conceal the crime, Antonio Cerutti (Jean-Paul Belmondo) tries to solve the crime in his own way, with his own methods.

I have seen this misery happen before. In the late 70?s, early 80?s they made a bunch of tasteless, boring crime movies in France. I have seen it happen to Depardieu and now to Belmondo. Those movies pretend to have a fast pace, to show a hard-boiled hero, who is not willing to compromise. But what pretends to be funny, is just dull. What pretends to show a badass hero, just shows a disgusting, shallow and lame asshole character.

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 3 years ago

will do :)

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 3 years ago

Greg, thanks for the rec on El Espanto surge de la tumba! Now I want to see it even more. It sounds like it's right up my alley :)

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago

All seven stills in 450 width emailed to you at 2:55 AM TUE EST.

You are NOT being a pain. Thank you for letting me replace those with the originals.

imrealgod

Thanks for your response. But IMHO, while I found the performances incredible, I found the script quite weak. Merely great performances sans impressing script doesn't entertain/interest me. Anyways, thank a bunch for responding.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago




He was too busy learning Nolan and Dolan in Con.law to transfer his code. I'm just copping out and using last year's Halloween profile even though the photos need work and I could make it so much better this year. My free time has just evaporated.

imrealgod

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LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago

Better yet, it epitomizes what would be the universal teenage response to my Phillipic, er, "review."

DrStrangeblog

Sure thing! Here's the link to my review, hope it works like it's supposed to:

http://www.flixster.com/movie/la-dolce-vita#review:838506631_98829074

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 3 years ago

meh... you got me there.

DrStrangeblog

Thanks for 'La Dolce Vita' suggestion, would have been many moons before I got around to it without some prodding.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

the remake improved the budget and further degraded the plot. the original at least had a bit of character and naive sincerity

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Oh yes, I moved After.Life to the top of my que.

Sure. I'm a two timing whore. I'll publish anywhere, but my first priority is 366.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Very well put!

mfilippa77
Mariano Filippa 4 years ago

I watched Altered States. Very interesting movie! Interesting concept, really well made for an '80s movie and very confusing in parts. Definitely for me in the group of Zardoz and Eraserhead.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago







Yeah, it's a major favorite of mine.



LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Altered States? Only about a dozen times. My ex and I were inspired to build an isolation tank. (OK, he and his buddies built it, I helped by getting sandwiches and suggesting design improvements). We found some plans (there are many) online and made it out of marine grade plywood coated with fiberglass and filled it up with a ton of Epsom. We managed a few trips in it before it began leaking. I never experience any regression, but then it might have helped if my bf hadn't been in there giggling with me.

Hmmm. Well there is a history of scientists and others going to places like Mexico as ethnobotanists and experimenting with psychoactive plants.

Paddy Chayefsky stole the entire idea from John C. Lilly's two books, The Scientist and The Dyadic Cylone. (The Scientist was still a manuscript at Bantam, but the publisher allowed Chayefsky to read it on request, with an implied permission from Lilly).

I presume you are familiar with Lilly. He was the real life Eddie Jessup. Lilly built the first isolation tank and is also the multi-disciplined physician whose ideas and work inspired The Day Of The Dolphin He later graduated to experimenting with Ketamine HCL and started believing his drug-induced visions about communicating with extraterrestrials. In The Scientist, he describes the experience of reverting to a hominid, and the scene where Emily pulls Eddie out of the whirlpool is right out of The Dyadic Cyclone.

The Scientist: a novel autobiography. Lippincott, 1978, ISBN 0-397-01274-8. 1988 update. 1996 reissue, ISBN 0-914171-72-0)

John C. Lilly with Antonietta Lilly, The Dyadic Cyclone. Simon and Schuster, 1976, ISBN 0-671-22218-X. 1978 Paladin reissue, ISBN 0-586-08276-X

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Altered States is another variation of Dr. Jeckyll/Mr, Hide, and werewolf stories. It reminds me a little of the remake of Cat People.

Other than that, I am sure you couldn't help but notice the reproductive symbolism of the abstract images in the hallucination and hallucinations-spilling-over-into-reality sequences. If not, slow them down and check out the hymen/vaginal and uterine shapes used to express parallels between the evolutionary process Eddie was exploring, and the beginning of life, birth etc. Sort of like the Childhood's End embryo images in 2001: A Space Odyssey.


Altered States

I read somewhere that when Altered States hit the theaters, there were still people around who had done a lot of acid, and the special effects sequences were so well done that some of them reported that the movie triggered acid flashbacks. It it's not true, then it was a good marketing rumor for someone to spread.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Silly and juvenile, yes, but cute.

mfilippa77
Mariano Filippa 4 years ago

Thanks! I already had it in my pile of movies to watch, guess I'm moving this to #1 place now.

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 4 years ago

LMAO!!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Wow, that movie sounds really good, like Lone Star. Thanks.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

I think lesbianism lends itself to vampirism and vice-versa) for the following reasons, and I am just rambling off the top of my head (I realize it was a rhetorical question.)

We are of course familiar with the concept of subliminal sexual themes in vampire movies. Plenty has been written about that -hypnotizing attraction, sneaking up on the victim at night, in the bedroom, in bed, kissing, sucking, the penetration aspect of the bite and the stake through the heart. Vampire themes (with their characteristic veiling and suggestion rather than explicitness, are more gracefully becoming to female sexuality than canine doggy-style humping, or Frankensteinian misogyny.

Traditionally, vamp babes are scantily dressed because they are in their gauzy, nightgown-like winding sheets (they were usually peasant, remember, the Count could afford to be buried in finery and his cape.) Also, there is usually a vampiress harem. Why would a hetero count suck on guys? So that begs the question, just what to those segreageted slinky vamp babes get up to amuse to themselves when the master's away?

Elizabeth Bathory set the vampiress bar by being the closest thing to a real vampire, drinking, bathing, and masturbating in the blood of young women, and she was a notorious lez.

Sex sells. There's a double standard for faggotry. Male homosexuality is seen as dirty, while female-on-female is somehow marginally acceptable. Remember when Madonna and Britany upped their publicity by playing lesbian and kissing on stage? Imagine if David Lee Roth had slipped Jon Bob Jovi the tongue in front of millions. Vampire movies are a good excuse to throw in some lesbianism and vice-versa. (That reminds me of the old, "I went to a fistfight and a hockey game broke out" joke.)

Beyond that, I'm at a loss. It all seems quite silly to me, really.

vukxfiles
Vuk Stevic 4 years ago

please accept my friend request, I'm from the bad movies forum.

jturner083
Jesse Turner 4 years ago

What nice comments. Seriously, we don't need to tell her. She is maniacally egotistical enough as it is. She is graduating Saturday. I will see that she contacts you this weekend, hopefully with a long overdue submission.

jturner083
Jesse Turner 4 years ago

Pam is up and about and will be back on-line as soon as she "finds" her wireless card which I "misplaced" because she spends way too much time on-line and too little in meaningful interaction with her girlfriend. So that she may engage in significant communication with 366 Weird Movies, I will see that she locates it by this weekend, which means more Pam time for you and less for me. Accordingly you will be indebted to me in some way for this sacrifice, to be honored somehow at some indefinite point in the future.

Dannyrovira
Danny Rovira 4 years ago

Your very welcome Greg, it was an amazing experience on the big-screen. the restored footage added a lot to the film's power. I hope you get to see it, take care my friend!

pishpishposh
aimee alexis 4 years ago

yep, it's a publicity still of glenn strange and ann blyth.

csoumeru
cindy soumeru 4 years ago

yeah, we like the same movies! :D

pishpishposh
aimee alexis 4 years ago

Oh yes, I've been meaning to see that one. Thanks for the reminder.

sleepykiss
CJ C. 4 years ago

okey, dokey... thanks.

Samuraito
Joel R 4 years ago

Thanks for the heads up. My friend got me a copy though, if it's that bad I'll skip it. Not even fun-bad???

pishpishposh
aimee alexis 4 years ago

thank you for accepting. quite an eclectic tastes of film you have. look forward to checking some out.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

it's intentional

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

"Spectrums" are a notorious syle of New Wave glasses. There are perfectly straight wrap-arounds with a perfectly horizontal slit.


"spectrums"


This is the best surviving image I could find. The nice ones had a single pane with no divider. The band DEVO used to wear them sometimes with their upside-down flower pot hats. Duty now for the future, spud!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

RE: Lesbians first, vampire second.

Yes I approve of that order. As a logical progression, that is only natural. I shall look into it.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

I don't know. Are the lesbians also vampires? God this one looks dreadful. I hope I am wrong. Is it low budget and silly, or does it look well done and thoughtful?

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

It's good enough your undertaking this project! Let alone reviewing every single one of the movies. Anything you need again, let me know. I'll be glad to help you again!

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

"Singapore sling: O anthropos pou agapise ena ptoma" Another weird greek movie for you my friend!

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

I found the movie. It's on google video but there are definitely no english subtitles. I mean they don't exist. The video was the only trace of the movie I could find too. There doesn't seem to be a dvd or a tape on sale. This one must be extremely rare.

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

Well, thank you for telling me! I will definitely check your list! About the movie, no I never heard of it, kudos to you for hearing about it. I will try to find information about it and a copy of the film if possible.

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

Well, maybe but if there's still Flixster when I make a film I'll notify you for sure! But being Greek will also make it harder for me to follow my aspirations... But I'll try!

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

If your asking about specialty, I aspire to be a director. If your talking about a university I plan to attend the the state film university of Greece where Iive.

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

Well, I plan to do so! I'm glad you liked my review!

jimbotender

the actual Polanski flops are after Frantic, including Pianist....films like Pirates and What? are personal guilty pleasures and even his Shekspeare versiond eserves accolades....Polanski started falling during Frantic to be honest because he turned more Hollywood then aka sucked more ;)

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Your comments were insightful enough that I decided to modify my review slightly. Hopefully it will be more representative of the movie without giving it away. I don't many viewers know what to expect when going into it nor what to make of it when they do.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

It wasn't a sincere attempt at occult-horror (I would say sci-fi/occult, there wasn't really any horror), not completely anyway, it's tongue-in-cheek. (Although the sci-fi part was genuine). Crowley's "gift," the purple pimp suit, the fax machine etc. were supposed to funny. He was a rascal, and they are satirizing him. Maybe I should have noted in my review that this film is supposed to be humorous too.

As I mentioned, it has a lot of things going on which makes it complex, interesting, but weird and hard to grasp. Methinks thou had a preconceived opinion going into it. I thought this movie would strike a chord with you as much as you thought Donnie Darko would resonate with me. Go figure, huh?

On the other hand, I thought the sci-fi element was pretty imaginative. Too bad Alex was so hard to understand with his explanation about Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, how it relates to the quantum physics concept of superpositions, and how the analogy of Schrödinger's Cat (which ironically, Schrödinger intended as an illustration to refute the notion of parallel universes) illustrates the contemporary String Theory and M Theory demands for a "multiverse."

That was the most interesting part of the movie and they botched it by having Alex abbreviate the explanation too much, and by having him use a Servox, which added nothing and made something that is already hard for most people to understand indecipherable.

-Pammy

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 4 years ago

I'm only jealous because you saw it first.

Now if I can only beat you to Robo-Geisha. (lol)

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 4 years ago

Meatball Machine??? lol

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Yes, this guy got released a few times, but promptly got busted for robbery again each time. Then a politician came to his cell to provoke him and the dumb SOB fell for it and slugged him. Bad PR for Bronson. What a character. Glad to hear the movie is good. I'll check it out.

donski2010
Donna West 4 years ago

Thanks Greg I heard it wasn't great & have hummed and harred over buying a ticket. Wait for DVD then..

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Yes, The Gate was kind of lame, but somehow as a kid I felt that all of the events in my life were leading up to finding something like that. I hate to think what would have happened if one of those had fallen into the wrong hands...like mine. Mmmrrrwwwwaaaahhaaaaahhaaa!

Sis? Oh sis? I come out back, I have something to show you.

Lemure
Marcus Woolcott 4 years ago

It's the same with the original Halloween. I saw it only a year ago and it's become really diluted due to all the endless copycats. C'est la vie.

Ray0fTheDead
Ray of the Dead 4 years ago

Looking forward to it!

Ray0fTheDead
Ray of the Dead 4 years ago

Seen it. No one will ever understand Lynch.

FilmAddykt
Steff A 4 years ago

Actually I am! Reach your own conclussions, contemplating on that... :) Oh, and thanks for accepting the add!

DrStrangeblog

Glad (actually relieved) to hear Gilliam's back on form.

Dannyrovira
Danny Rovira 4 years ago

Thanks again Greg and welcome!

Dannyrovira
Danny Rovira 4 years ago

Hi Greg my name is Danny from Brooklyn, New York, i would like you to add me to your friends list. I am trying to build a circle of friends who are serious about the cinema. Hope to hear from you soon. Thanks and have Happy New Year!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Thanks! Happy New Year to year, too!

Happy New Year, Amanda!




-Pammy

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

But there IS a secret lab full of rabid monkeys next door! How did you know? HOW DID YOU KNOW!!!???

ElaTVM
Ela TVM 4 years ago

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LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

:)

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

OK, I figured itout. That's too funny. Now what I want to know is:

What's a wholesome, clean cut, butch all American boy like you doing reading in such detail on an arcane website like that???????????

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

You've lost me. I thought you asked me to rewrite INK. What's this about DEADGIRL?

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Well, (glumly, sheepishly, looking down and shuffling feet) well....OK, if you SAAY so...

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Re: Not getting migraines.

You don't know how lucky you are. I think mine started as a result of overuse of caffeine. Now that I cut out the caffeine, I still get them.

Re: Don't know if you can watch In My Skin.

I don't blame you. You have to be a bit of a pervert to get through it. It would really make you wince. Nekromatic was tasteless. In My Skin is literally painful for most people. My gf was howling when I sat on her so she couldn't get away. She begged me to use the fast forward button. I didn't realize how serious she was. I took the joke too far. Short of being in a life or death situation, this was real horror. De Van succeeded.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

And to get to my point, after reading up on Donnie Darko, the time paradox makes me reconsider not seeing it, if I can get past the fact that every idiot my age worships the film. When something is too popular in my age group, my defenses jerk up like Orin Hatch's knee at a Gloria Steinem rally.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

The time travel/self referential paradox isn't what bothered me in Ink. That was the one part I liked about it. I thought it had an overly simple story, that it was moralistic and corny, yet had an overly complicated treatment.

I also take exception to Ink being put in the same class as Brazil, just because like so many other films, it used some Third Reich-inspired production design to designate the villains. While effective, this is becoming as trite as the bad cowboy wearing the obligatory black hat. Can't filmmakers try something different, say, Pol Pot's regime trappings for a breath of fresh air?

But I digress. The presence of a few monolithic shapes, reminiscent of those long red flags at the Nuremberg Rally and the fact that the movie was surreal does not qualify Ink for ranking alongside something as well thought out as Brazil (and here I am referring to the comparison as made by multiple critics in the media.)

Also, Ink, like Donnie Darko (I suspect) is just a little too Generation X-ey for me, something I feel compelled to rebel against probably out of vanity and a need to be different.

I applaud you however on having the imagination to be captivated by Ink, and I am glad that you are not like Roger Ebert who seems unable to appreciate the unconventional or to understand anything that isn't an emotional melodrama.

I do feel bad for being the turd in the punchbowl on this one.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

I take it back, the review of yours that I read was for a sequel of sorts to Donnie Darko about two girls, and I can't remember the name of it. I just read a synopsis of Donnie Darko and the idea of deliberately viewing it still doesn't ring my bell, however, should it land in my lap some day, I might give it a chance. Call me arbitrary.

I am an avowed eccentric with specific, arcane reasons for watching what I do. I probably do myself and you a disservice by ignoring those films which I am not driven by some oddball motive to see.

Thanks for the heads up.

-Pammy

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Thank you for cluing me into that fact. I should have looked up his filmography before jumping to conclusions.

Re; Donny Darko -never saw it, and wasn't interested. The title alone made it sound like a movie that was not targeted to me. I didn't really know what it was about until I skimmed your review on the site. After reading the your insightful review it interests me even less.

ElaTVM
Ela TVM 4 years ago

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

No, I just needed to amend a line. The fact that it was all just a dream like that fabled entire season of Dallas merely added fuel to my fire.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Jesus, that went right by me. I suddenly like the movie better now. Let me go change that. Thanks.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

I thought the Storytellers caused the crash that put John in the coma during an attempt to stop Ink.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Thanks!

Blow of steam. Hmmm, interesting proposition. I suppose it might be an alternative to my usual chlorpormazine and electroshock therapy. I shall smoke on this.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

MERRY CHRISTMAS!




And for your reading pleasure:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Lawson

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

More importantly, what would you fancy that I have in mind?

DrStrangeblog

Gotcha, that probably *was* my fault then. At first it didn't acknowledge my login ID, and then didn't confirm anything was posted so I probably pushed send a couple more times. D'oh!! Sorry bout that.

DrStrangeblog

Wow, really? Thanks for the tip. Only have that one widget linked to any audio so I don't know why you're getting multiple songs. Browser glitch? Will check for any playback settings & see what my options are. Cheers.

thepowerofthebunny
Jordan Rodriguez 4 years ago

Can't wait to see that one!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Please include me in every mass posting of reviews you make on Flixster. I am very interested in anything you think or write about any movie, regardless of whether or not I have seen it or how I have rated it.

Ray0fTheDead
Ray of the Dead 4 years ago

I agree completely. If there is no logic behind the remake then it shouldn't be done. Michael Bay is butchering a lot of films by half ass making them and then marketing them to the wrong demographic. He is such a terrible producer! I can't see how he makes so much money. Deniro was a slam dunk tho I must say for Cape Fear. Glad u liked it.

thepowerofthebunny
Jordan Rodriguez 4 years ago

Can't wait to see that movie!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Methinks that is a veiled expression of relief that I finally got it done. It has been nagging at me as I like to keep my word as to when I will submit. I've had issues on my end, including a virus, both personally and in my computer. I also needed to take a look at Visioneers again as it has been awhile since I saw it.

But thank you for the kind words, nonetheless. I pray that I am not waxing cynical.

I have more to come, including capsule reviews. I want to to fire off one a day so you can build up a reserve.

-Pammy

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

I very much want The Visioneers.

Is Thirst a DVD release of the 1979 movie, or a new movie with the same title or remake?
If it is a DVD release of the 1979 film, I most definitely want that as well!

Powder is on hold.

I have one called Devil Girl coming your way, and one called Targets in progress, both should show up at the end of the week. There may be a couple of others by next Monday as well.


Yes, I am recovering from my holiday, which is for me, what Christmas and New Years is for everyone else, so I am behind, and will be getting a late start catching up.

-Pammy

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago

Didn't get your email although the account seems to be working. Try my Yahoo account instead.

Thanks.

Ray0fTheDead
Ray of the Dead 4 years ago

I'm really stringent on remakes, but Cape Fear is pretty much its own movie. Deniro breeds a totally different character than Mitchum. Although not better, it is superb. The Psycho remake was total garbage. A frame by frame ripoff (like The Omen) was the worst idea in the world. I would definetly suggest you seek Cape Fear for pure interest. And if you need a really good reason...Mitchum has a really nice cameo along with some other key characters from the beginning.

Ray0fTheDead
Ray of the Dead 4 years ago

Its a great flick! And may I add that Robert Mitchum is fantastic! www.rottencotton.com has a really cool shirt of him. Check it out. How did u like the Night of the Hunter remake? Nice cameo by Mr. Mitchum.

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 4 years ago

"Warning to guys: sensitive poets take a LONG time to die from ...( read more)consumption."

LOL

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 4 years ago



Will do.

Hellshocked
Eduardo C 4 years ago

Yes, but while I can understand remaking a known commodity like F13, ANOES, etc...fucking Night of the Demons?

Then again, Suspiria is being remade as well, and Cronenberg is remaking his remake of The Fly so anything is possible.

Hellshocked
Eduardo C 4 years ago

No problem man, the more the merrier. Especially people with a taste for less mainstream fare.

I saw your review of "Night of the Demons". Can you believe it's being fucking remade?

FlashMetalCircus
Chris Humphreys 4 years ago

Hahah! So do you mister...

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

Thank you.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

You just gave me gold.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

Dragonfly - aka One Summer Love

Dragonfly aka One Summer Love (1976)
Written by M. Richard Nash.
Directed by Gilbert Cates.
Production Designer: Peter Donahos
With Beau Bridges and Susan Sarandon.

A man released from an insane asylum romances an enigmatic woman who helps him unravel his tragic past.

Bridges plays Jesse, a young man recently released from a mental hospital for murdering his mother by setting his house on fire while a teenager. In Connecticut, he meets Chloe (Sarandon) who befriends him. Together they form an uneasy alliance which grows into something larger. Jesse is convinced he has been insane, and entertains doubts that he is cured. Yet he has no clear recollection of his crime. Chloe is wary at first, but she conceals it well. As she comes to know Jesse she becomes confidant in his sanity. But why did he murder his mother? Chloe suspects there may be more to the story. Together, they embark upon a grim investigation into the circumstances that Jesse can't remember. In the process they discover a twisted and appalling truth.

One Summer Love could easily be a horrifying movie. It is actually a very unusual romantic mystery. While the lead characters' mutual experience is unconventional and eerie, the film is thoughtful and touching. I am no fan of romances, but the romance was only part of this engrossing film. One Summer Love is darkly pensive and imaginatively filmed.

Filmed on location in Danbury.
Released on VHS.

jmankas
daniel . 5 years ago

yea, I've heard of Plan 9 From OUtter Space before. I know it must be good, but you see, there are many great films that aren't listed on that Before You Die list, so it shouldn't be taken very seriously. I just use it to know the main, or most important, films I should see.

Dactylion
6 6 6 5 years ago

Thanks! I just think you have good taste in film--no other reason :) Merry meets.

DrStrangeblog

Yeah, Last Seduction is anohther great one, saw that 10 years ago and didn't realize it was the same director until I read Dahl's filmography on here today. Flynn-Boyle & Fiorentino look a lot alike, others must think that too since the former followed the latter in the Men In Black series :)

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

Don't worry! Thanks for the reminder.

kunam88
Andhika Buana 5 years ago

yeah,i'm already have it(delicatessen)still preparing my mentality to watch it,because many call this movie weird,.thanks!

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

re: "...even though I know next to nothing about the subculture.

I think that is to your credit.

Thanks for the helpful insight about reviews. That is exactly what I was fishing for. I pull something interesting together here this weekend.

rajiv23gooners
rajiv 23 5 years ago

wow tx mate, what a list ! i immediately bookmark it

pier007

thank you very much, partner.
I'm open to suggestions, in case you want to help me with some list.

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

I've written you a splendid review of Little Women, sensitive, poignant, and -damn it, I knew I could never write that with a straight face.

I've got a quality weird one in mind, and a lot of disjointed impressions and observations. However, writing is one thing, thinking one's way intelligently through an analysis of a motion picture is quite another.

I'm up for the challenge, but my attempts may be rather pedestrian at first. What elements of plot and form do you look for in a movie? Do you have a sort of mental template that you use in assessing how a movie is put together, or do salient features jump out at you and guide your approach in each case?

I'll write for flattery, if you'll guide me.

-Pammy

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

Thank you for the kind words. I am afraid you put me in too august a company. I'm no writer, just a student who likes to get "artsy-craftsy" with her page.

My University has a huge media library. I found a tape of an episode of Howard Stern's short-lived television show. He used to have a sidekick in his peanut gallery who was a MAW ("Model, Actress, Whatever!").

On this particular show, he had Andrew Dice Clay as a guest who appeared as Max Cady and delivered a scathing, satirical racial Phillipic. He was stripped to the waist, with fake tattoos even more garish than De Niro's in Cape Fear.

He did an excellent, almost overpowering Max Cady impression. It was absolutely hilarious, and a bit chilling at the same time. One of the most humorous elements of the sketch were the real-life reaction shots of the MAW, who being very conventional, was absolutely horrified by Clay's delivery. A memorable keeper if you can ever find the clip.

Thanks for the Clockwork Orange review invite. I fear I don't have the expertise yet to write susbstantial reviews, and I cringe to try to tackle a classic like that, when everything I can think of to say has likely been better formalized by those who have come before me. However I will contribute what I can if I think of something meaningful to add.

-Pammy

LittleMissBloodAndGuts
Pamela De Graff 5 years ago

Night of the Hunter made a big impression on me when I saw it as a little girl. The "love" and "hate" tattooed on Mitchum's knuckles and that little routine he had for explaining how they are constantly at battle, plus his explanation of how he "...and the Lord have our own little understanding worked out," really struck home.

I associated the scales of good and evil tattooed on Max Cady's back with that. (Did Michum's Cady have that, or was it just in the Cape Fear remake?)

The scene with Shelley Winters in the submerged car was particularly striking. I've seen deep springs in Virginia cold and clear enough for that to be possible. What a surreal image. Also, I enjoyed the symbolism of the shot taken from above the creek, through the spider's web of the children making their getaway, i.e. escaping the web.

Looking at the still you used for your profile pic just made me wonder if there was an intent to use the same hat on Malachai in Children of the Corn.

Pardon my loquaciousness. Groovy page.

Regards,
Pam

ElaTVM
Ela TVM 5 years ago

Synecdoche, New York
It's just in my long list.

decals74
steve c 5 years ago

we've definitely got similar tastes. i'll be digging thru your reviews to find gems i haven't seen yet.

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 5 years ago

I have plenty myself lol

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 5 years ago

Greg, have you seen Peckinpah's 'Ride the High Country'?

heraklioncat
C A 5 years ago

I'll skip it

Peace

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 5 years ago

Yeah,I know. But I feel the need to enlighten some of these poor lost souls on flixter-I just sent the reviews to everyone on my list. I'm on a mission. ;)

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 5 years ago

Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay: You did say "lesbian sex" right??? Cause I'm renting it. I'll be highly disappointed if there's no lesbian sex... (lol)

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 5 years ago

I tend to agree with you. Some of the sets, especially the houses along the river bank, are obviously one-dimensional, more stage than screen, which adds to the wonderfully surreal character of the film. That , combined with all the other visual elements (like Shelly Winters at the bottom of the lake - Haunting!!) make it more "gothic horror" than film noir, at least in my opinion. Still, sites like internet movie database and filmsite.org have it listed as film noir. I know noir is more of a style than a true genre, maybe that's the logic???

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 5 years ago

Greg, from one Night of the Hunter fan to another, I have a question for you... My friends and I have debated this one for years... Do you consider Night of the Hunter to be film noir?

flixsterman
Randy Tippy 5 years ago

Two things... first, great job on the Noir-ville quiz! And second, you have outstanding taste in films. Night of the Hunter is one of my all-time favorites. It's a shame that it wasn't really appreciated in it's first release and that Charles Laughton never directed another film. :'(

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 5 years ago

So far your the highest score on the old sci-fi quiz! ( I HATE the easy horror quizes on here...so I make them challinging and fun...whats the point,otherwise, ya know?)

heroline2008
hero line 5 years ago

hi and how was your day,i read your profile and am interested in chatting with you .am online now and you can join me on heroline2008@yahoo.com once again nice to meet you

alfd1

hi how ar u doing

bigesmall1966
eric smalley 6 years ago

hey greg what is up tonight you doing ok hope that things are goin good for you hope to hear back from you soon have a great night and a good weekend. eric

tamfoolery
Tammy Counts 6 years ago

That is cool. NV is same as always. Not many changes -- which is a good thing for now. Def keep in touch...my email and IM are still the same.

tamfoolery
Tammy Counts 6 years ago

yeah...but I am not done with my paper, so I wont be taking it until Feb 09. How are things in KY?

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

What would that be?

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Good Day in the Morning!!!

blessingstella17
univak stellabe 6 years ago

hi

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Fish? Did you say fish?

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Hey? Whatta freinds for...hehehe...!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Yay! It's Saterday Matinee!

A Night to Dismember-Doris Wishman strikes again!!!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Glad ya liked it!!!heheh!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Happy Saterday!!!


DuncanRR
Duncan Ryan-Ross 6 years ago

Your profile pic is badass. I love that movie!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Ooops! Well...I never hab bean a good speler!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

ok...!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Wha...? I kinda like the dofus with the glasses,myself! HAHAHA! (I kid...Pam for me too!)

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

MERYLL STREEP?!?!?! The horror...the horror

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Enjoy it?!?!? You woofed it down like a monkey on meth!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

hey...just to boost your ego...so far on the quiz I made...outta over 30 people...YOU got the highest score...so I'll eat this piece of apple pie here in front of me...and pretend I'm you eating it! :)

helinfredick
helin fredick 6 years ago

Hello how are you doing today am MARY,single lady looking for a soulmate and am new to this internet stuff and this online dating site and i never had this experience before,i was introduced by my dad and get me a system and i was loking through the site and see yout profile and pics and i must confess to you that its really attract my mind and caught my eye and are you single?bcos am new to this i will like you to know more about you and i will also let you to know me better andf all want is someone that is hones and kind that i can share the rest of my life with,am not ready for game and i will like you to mail me with my personal email address which is HELIN_FREDICK@yahoo.com and i will also like to see some of your pics there and i will send you mine,hope to hear from you there.

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Yeah...I know...but to some of these teenagers in Flixter ville they may as well be!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

No tricks invloved...! Honest! Eazy Peezy!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

For now on I'm going to go totally ballistic on all my comments on this random shit and see how long it takes for DiXter to cancel my account due to profuse profanity and total honesty towards this shitty site! I can't even get the fucking videos to load up! Angelo Rossitto-(bless his tiny heart!) didn't have a single fucking ONE picture on his site untill I uploaded one! DEATH to DIXTER!!! HAHAHHAHAH!!!!

spacecasefukface
Mark Brooks 6 years ago

off the top of your head ... ten films u would love to see in the new year

theSwitchbladeSister

Why, thank you!

spacecasefukface
Mark Brooks 6 years ago

hey good job on your reviews ..... your christmas story and good bad and ugly one were awesome !!!! :)

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Yeah-theres a couple of NORMAL people around here...! Haha!
I'm sitting here looking for actors-NO Rondo Hatton??? Wha...?!?!?

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Yeh-too much Disney crap,Adam Sandler,and teeny bopper crap!This place is scary!!!

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Some of the dam quizs on this thing are for recent movies...if they would go back a couple decades,I might to better at them! I'm an old fart...!

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ana marie baylon 6 years ago

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cuttieseety
see ty 6 years ago

hello

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Yeah...they got a section where you can ceate your own "skins"...might try that out...make something really bizarre! Wonder how many people would want a Horrors of Spider Island skin? Hehehe...

RCMerchant
RC Merchant 6 years ago

Ya know what's a REAL pisser? I went to add Barbra (BLACK SUNDAY) Steele to my favorite actors list....and she's not in here! What the hell kinda site is this?!?!?! Shocking...to say the list. These poor souls need desperate re-education!

brownsugar89101
Christy Brady 6 years ago

I'm so glad you made it safely. I miss you already!

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