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    Yeah. Apparently Herzog watched Gummo and became convinced Korine was some kind of genius when he saw the bacon taped to the wall in the bath scene. I'm not totally inclined to disagree. I really need to re-watch Julien some time soon, it's been ages and I've forgotten a lot of it.

    Speaking of re-viewing movies, I watched Donnie Darko for the first time in at least five years, probably significantly more. I like it so much more than I remembered. I feel like a dork because it got me more emotional than anything in my depression trilogy from yesterday. I'm pretty sure I'm developing emotionally in reverse at this point.

    Although it's not a movie technically, I'm about to give Twin Peaks another go and see if I can make it through that damned second season already.
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    Criterion releasing The Game in September. Hell yes.

    I remember liking Eating Raoul, but I've only seen it once.

    http://www.criterion.com/library/exp...s=release_date
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    Quote Originally Posted by wmgaretjax View Post
    One of my favorite movies. Definitely Korine's best. Herzog is incredible in it. He's apparently a huge Korine fan.
    I was laughing so much during his scenes. Between the Q&A in person at AFI Fest in '10 and his Colbert interview, I've decided the guy is absolutely insane, so even hearing the sound of his voice makes me starting busting up at this point.
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    Eating Raoul is one of my favorite dark comedies, dated though it may be. It's hard to go wrong with Paul Bartel and Mary Woronov.

    And I'm assuming you haven't seen Burden Of Dreams, Chris.

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    I also love Eating Raoul. And it looks like his shorts "Secret Cinema" and "Naughty Nurses" are on the criterion release too! I've been trying to get a hold of those for a while.
    Might need to get this release.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    I was laughing so much during his scenes. Between the Q&A in person at AFI Fest in '10 and his Colbert interview, I've decided the guy is absolutely insane, so even hearing the sound of his voice makes me starting busting up at this point.
    He's not insane. He's the only sane person in Los Angeles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    I got around to watching We Need To Talk About Kevin last night and I am absolutely traumatized. i can't get it out of my head. i haven't experienced such a deeply disturbing, affecting film in quite a while. It's masterfully crafted, and Tilda Swinton's performance is brilliant. i don't think I'll have any desire to watch it again any time soon though. Sometimes I forget that movies can have this kind of emotional effect on me.
    So now that I'm home, I D/L'ed this and watched. It was very good!

    The bond (or lack of a bond) between the mother and child was very interesting. My bf and I had strong emotional responses to the movie but for different reasons. The movie overlapped with experiences during my week spent babysitting my sisters kids. Their ages were 2, 3 and 4. I do not have any children of my own and I've never been exposed to little ones before last week. The oldest is a boy who has a terrible temper his mother also has a very bad temper. (Quote from movie: I wonder where he got it from?)

    I really like movies that force me to reflect about the kind of person I am and choose to be.

    Apparently the book is extremely disturbing as well. I'm probably going to check that out soon. Thanks for suggestion Drinkey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    And I'm assuming you haven't seen Burden Of Dreams, Chris.
    I haven't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by clumsy342 View Post
    I also love Eating Raoul. And it looks like his shorts "Secret Cinema" and "Naughty Nurses" are on the criterion release too! I've been trying to get a hold of those for a while.
    Might need to get this release.
    Same here. I checked to make sure they were ending up on there, and am very pleased to see that it is so. Although it will be anti-climactic to see them after they've been on my list for like 10 years.
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    eXistenZ. Anal sex.
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    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Naked Lunch was awesome. So many quotable moments, and I absolutely cannot conceive having watched it while sober, I'm more than a few drinks in and so am so very glad that I am. The whole "asshole being able to speak" speech in the car tripped me the fuck out more than any of the visuals in this one, hahaha.
    Ah, one of my favorites! it does well on repeat viewing too, there's a lot of bizarre shit to absorb. Whenever i watch it I wonder why the fuck Peter Weller didn't have a bigger creep, he's so great in that! The asshole speech is one of the bits that was taken verbatim from the book (Frank Zappa actually used to perform it on stage as a monologue). it's a very strange adaptation in that it ties in a several things from other Burroughs books and from his biography and melded all these with the Naked Lunch book. He's pretty much an unadaptable writer, but Cronenberg did as good of a job as anyone could possibly do in brings his complete lunacy to fruition.
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    i know i'm so mainstream and not cool enough for this thread to post about it, but i loved moonrise kingdom. very cute. i thought the young girl was well cast. and of course i loved the veteran actors.
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    Several people have already posted about Moonrise Kingdom! I hope to get a chance to see it soon.
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    Guys, this is a huge fucking day. Redland - the film that topped my Best of 2011 list - is suddenly getting a DVD and VOD release through IndiePix! I will be buying the FUCK out of this tomorrow.
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    I watched the entire Back To The Future trilogy yesterday. I had not seen any of them for a while and had never done it all at once. it was fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by schoolofruckus View Post
    Guys, this is a huge fucking day. Redland - the film that topped my Best of 2011 list - is suddenly getting a DVD and VOD release through IndiePix! I will be buying the FUCK out of this tomorrow.
    Whoa! I am very interested to hear what others' take on this one is, since you and I differed so much, Gabe.
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    Seriously. ANYONE who reads this thread - if you do me one goddamn favor for the next five years, at least spring for the VOD. I've got to know whether or not I'm out of my mind on this movie, considering that I don't think anyone else who's written about it likes it as much as I do.
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    Do we have another The Fountain on our hands?
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    Let me put it this way - you may hate this one as much or more, but it will NOT be for the same reasons. Seriously, watch this fucking trailer; aren't you at least somewhat intrigued?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Do we have another The Fountain on our hands?
    seriously. i'm still mad about that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Do we have another The Fountain on our hands?
    God I hope so.
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    Because fucking millenials that's what

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    Chicka, chicka, chickabee. T an me an t'ee an me. Ressa, ressa, ressa me, Chicka, chicka, chickabee.


    Nell prequel?

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    It's been out for more than 10 minutes guys... Are you all okay?


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    HOLY SHIT HOW CAN THERE POSSIBLY BE ANYTHING LEFT TO DISCUSS ABOUT HARMONY KORINE IN THIS PRETENTIOUS FUCKING THREAD.
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    I've watched Gummo once, about 10 years ago and I fucking hated every single thing about it and never watched another single thing by him since. I do want to track down whatever that was he did with Die Antwoord though, and I do feel like I must watch Spring Breakers
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    Kids was more than enough to make me want to murder that man and his entire family before I ever dealt with his bullshit on film for 90 minutes again.
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    Hannah, I don't know that pigs have big weiners, and my early 20's facination with dogs because of weiner size, I think. If that helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    I've watched Gummo once, about 10 years ago and I fucking hated every single thing about it and never watched another single thing by him since. I do want to track down whatever that was he did with Die Antwoord though, and I do feel like I must watch Spring Breakers
    Re-watch it. You might actually like it now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutterbutter View Post
    It's been out for more than 10 minutes guys... Are you all okay?

    Such glorious cacophany!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wmgaretjax View Post
    Prometheus was one of the most visually exquisite films I've seen in a long, long time. Absolutely worth the price of admission in that regard.
    Agreed. Regardless of my impressions later, the cinematography of the opening scene left me satisfied from the git-go. Must go to Iceland soon!

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