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PostPosted: Mon May 12, 2003 3:31 pm 
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YES! <br><br>"Mighty Wind" is a new movie that made me laugh out loud many times. <br><br>Here's a quote from the promo:<br>"In the tradition of "This is Spinal Tap", "Waiting for Guffman" and "Best in Show", this is a mocking look at the world of folk music. Starring Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. "<br><br>If you like those movies, you'll like this one.

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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2003 3:39 am 
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Well, i've watched the Matrix for about the 4th or 5th time yesterday...<br><br>It was on the telly, followed by a making of The Matrix Reloaded...<br><br>Well, it looks as if Reloaded will be even more of a mother of a movie than the Matrix...they even build a special strip of highway for some awsome chase-scene !<br><br>I think i will see this one this weekend, although i bet someone in here will ''open'' a ''Have u seen Matrix Reloaded ?'' Topic this week...

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[quote author=BBP link=board=tv-film;num=1052789170;start=0#2 date=05/13/03 at 05:34:55]<br>Isn't that Apu from the Simpsons? <br>[/quote]<br>He could be! I know he definitely does the voices for Principal Skinner and Reverend Lovejoy. He was also Derek Smalls (the bass player) in Spinal Tap. In this new movie, he plays stand-up bass and sings. <br><br>I'm resisting the urge to tell you anything too specific about his character in this movie since it's new; I don't want to give anything away. <br><br>I've already gone back to see it a second time. Like the other "mock-umentaries" listed in the promo, there's a lot of subtle funny stuff going on constantly in this movie; little comments, expressions, etc.

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Hank Azaria is the voice of Apu. <br> <br>I have been waiting to see A Mighty Wind since I first heard about it, . It looks like a real hoot. <br> <br>-I watched one on last night called The City Of Lost Children by <br>Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.. A very strange movie. If you like films like "Brazil" you might want to check this one out. <br> <br> <br> <br> <br>- Another noteworthy film is American History X by David McKenna ( an intense drama on the consequences of urban racism) <br> <br> <br> <br> <br>-And, if all else fails, there is always The Good The Bad and The Ugly........."Some movies are legendary. In the arena of Westerns, Sergio Leone's works are unmatched in their strikingly visual approach, namely, the extensive use of dramatic widescreen shots interleaved with moments of extreme close-ups -The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" is one such ageless piece of work, beautiful to behold. After "A Fistful Of Dollars" and "For A Few Dollars More", it is the third part in a series of movies featuring Clint Eastwood as "The Man With No Name" The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly is an exceptional movie for its richness and the peculiarity of being a Western set against the violent background of the American Civil War. It is a serious, infectiously humorous movie with striking images and a clever plot" <br> <br> <br><br><br>

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{part II}<br><br>*-- AND of course I would be remiss if I did not plug GIGANTIC a Tale of Two Johns. <br><br><br>"Everybody dies frustrated inside and that is beautiful"<br><br>Welcome to the surreal and poetic planet of They Might Be Giants, the Brooklyn-based musical duo of John Flansburgh and John Linnell, who have spent the past twenty years crafting their singular alt-pop style - cerebral, dark and humorous. Embracing the Do-It-Yourself ethos of true independent artists, They Might Be Giants has followed a unconventional path to cult stardom - from John and John's first meeting in a Lincoln, Massachusetts grade school through the East Village performance art scene of the early '80s to their 2002 Grammy Award - aided by stunning, low-budget music videos, trailblazing use of the internet and a truly groundbreaking utilization of the telephone answering machine.<br><br><br>Shot over seven months in 2001 as the Giants prepped their first studio record in five years, Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) is a comprehensive chronicle of the band's 20-year history, told through performance, animation, videos and hilarious commentaries from friends and fans. Since its world premiere at the South By SouthWest Film Festival in March of 2002, Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) has been one of the most popular documentaries of the festival circuit, garnering critical praise and sold out crowds in San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas, Florida, Boston and Denver.<br><br><br>Critics have raved that Gigantic has accomplished the feat of mirroring the unique style of the band, while welcoming audience members who have never heard of They Might Be Giants. Joan Anderman of the Boston Globe raves, "Dry wit rules, sharp left turns are encouraged, absurd running jokes abound, and a goofy, vaguely avant-garde aesthetic colors the whole thing while remaining utterly accessible to anyone interested in the idea of a couple of whip-smart wise-guys playing whimsical pop songs."<br><br><br>2001 saw the band riding a crest of success spawned by the growing re-appreciation of the public. There were two sold-out American tours, a triumphant SRO return to London (where "Boss of Me", the theme they created for TV's Malcolm in the Middle, broke onto the pop charts) and the release of the band's first studio record in five years, Mink Car, which was hailed by critics as one of the best albums of their career and the best realization of John and John's work with their backing band, which features Dan Miller on guitar, Danny Weinkauf on bass and Dan Hickey on drums. Director AJ Schnack and producer Shirley Moyers conducted more than 50 interviews in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago for the film, and also shot footage in Washington DC, London, Baltimore and the Johns' hometown of Lincoln, Massachusetts.<br><br><br>Reflecting They Might Be Giants' unusual and unique place in the pop music universe, the film features appearances and contributions from a wide range of fans and collaborators, who themselves have garnered much praise for their witty and perceptive takes on the band: Musicians Frank Black, Mark Hoppus and Syd Straw; This American Life's Ira Glass and Sarah Vowell; Authors Michael Azerrad and Dave Eggers; Journalists Gina Arnold and Robert Krulwich. In addition, director AJ Schnack called upon actors Janeane Garofalo, Michael McKean, Andy Richter and Harry Shearer to recite the band's lyrics, another favorite of critics and audiences. The film also features appearances by Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart, Joe Franklin and actor/director Josh Kornbluth.<br><br><br>But ultimately, Gigantic is a tale of two Johns, Flansburgh and Linnell, and their inspiring and distinctive partnership. Moriarty of aintitcoolnews wrote "What makes this film accessible to non-fans is the story of Flansburgh and Linnell as friends, not musicians. These are guys who have been together since junior high school. Their creative collaboration is one of respect and an almost chemical-level communication. I was fascinated by this element of the film. Gigantic is not a hard-hitting expose, and it's not meant to be a gritty examination of the way the music business works. It is a film about friends who make music together, and the way that music has changed over the years, even as their relationship has stayed the same."<br><br><br>Or as Paul Sherman of the Boston Herald raved: "Gigantic is a celebration of a lasting collaboration, creative integrity and the right to be different. It's big in all sorts of small ways." -- © Bonfire Films<br><br><br><br><br>GIGANTIC a Tale of Two Johns

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I came back from work to find my mate had downloaded a colorclimax porn called 'Uncle Fucker' Which was the funniest movie I've seen for some time. Does that count?  


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I just saw the MAtrix: Reloaded, but that is tame compared to the best science fiction thriller ever created. yes, that's right.....<br><br>SCANNERS!!!!Image

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Not lately,but a few weeks ago i rented a couple of oldies on the same night and they made me fell like crawling back into my mothers womb.One was if i remember corectly "requiem for a dream " and the other was "Eracer head"<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>        YOUR MIND IS TOTALY CONTROLLED :-X 8) :-X ???

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[quote author=Sgt_Hamliver link=board=tv-film;num=1052789170;start=0#8 date=06/23/03 at 09:56:04] 'Uncle Fucker'   [/quote]<br><br>That's the name of the song T&P sang in the South Park movie.<br><br><br><br>I saw Ahmet in a movie the other night, I can't remember the name of it or what it was about. <br> <br>All I remember, he was working in a convince store and got beat up by some wrestler dude. <br> <br><br>

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[quote author=sir galoot link=board=tv-film;num=1052789170;start=0#14 date=07/23/03 at 11:43:22]<br><br>That's the name of the song T&P sang in the South Park movie.<br><br><br><br>I saw Ahmet in a movie the other night, I can't remember the name of it or what it was about. <br> <br>All I remember, he was working in a convince store and got beat up by some wrestler dude. <br> <br><br>[/quote]<br><br>"Ready to Rumble"?<br>

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THAT'S IT!!!<br><br>Thanks.<br>  

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[quote author=Saint_alfonzo link=board=tv-film;num=1052789170;start=0#13 date=06/29/03 at 18:06:54]Not lately,but a few weeks ago i rented a couple of oldies on the same night and they made me fell like crawling back into my mothers womb.One was if i remember corectly "requiem for a dream " and the other was "Eracer head"[/quote]<br><br>Check David Lynch's "Blue Velvet" with wild frothing Dennis Hopper will make you want to stay there<br>

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2003 7:34 pm 
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Blue Velvet rocks.<br><br><br>I watched American History X, again, I wish everyone could see this movie.<br><br>I also enjoyed Magnolia.

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Spike Lee's Bamboozled is a great one. It stars Damon Wayans as a T.V. writer who is forced to create a successful African-American themed series, or he will be fired. In retaliation, he creates a modern-day minstrel show.

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[quote author=Thing-Fish2003 link=board=tv-film;num=1052789170;start=15#21 date=08/03/03 at 11:33:02]Has anyone seen this movie, 'Bamboozled,' Directed by Spike Lee? It stars Damon Wayans as a T.V. writer who is forced to create a show with minorities, or he will be fired. So, he creates this show with black actors wearing greasepaint and white makeup over their lips, and play black stereotypes based on Amos 'n Andy, Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben, etc... Very Good. This was before Spike Lee went insane and sued TNN because they wanted to change their name to Spike TV.[/quote]<br><br>This is a fuckin excelant movie.  Spike Lee hit the nail on the head with this one.  "Tan-Tan & Sleep n' Eat" were the stereotypes names.  The house band was called "The Alabama Portch-Monkeys".  Michael Rappaport must be cast type as a racist, he was the nazi guy in Higher Learning.  Crooklyn and X are other great Spike Lee Joints.   8)

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[quote author=sir galoot link=board=tv-film;num=1052789170;start=15#19 date=07/29/03 at 22:34:54]<br>I also enjoyed Magnolia.[/quote] <br><br>I think this is a cool movie as well.  Paul Anderson writes such great charachters.  Alot of people give this movie greif, cuz they think that it was trying to be too deep, when it isn't realy hard to figure out at all.  Just like the nararater says in the begining, "If that were in a movie, I wouldn't believe it happened". <br><br>Tom Cruze's caharachter (Frank T.J. Macky) is hilarious.  Good soundtrack too with Amy Mann.<br><br>Boogie Nights & Hard Eight are other decent films by Mr. Anderson.  Punch Drunk Love just came out.  Anyone see it.

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last really good one i remember was gangs of new york. <br>absolutely liked it. havent been watching many movies lately, no time. just a little music stuff to relax, zappas 200 motels, halloween, uncle meat, etc.pp.<br>and the dub room special what always makes me smile. <br>most movies cant compete. the new ones.<br>rgds,<br>wowie!

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I just saw a movie named "Spun" last night. Anybody else see this one? I thought Brittany Murphy did a good job of playing the "cranked-out stripper with a heart of gold." ;)<br>There were some unusual and creative effects throughout this one, too. <br><br>I guess the catch phrase from this movie was "oooh...that's gotta hurt."

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The Census Taker - good, obscure black comedy. Featuring Garret Morris.

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Some movies i really enjoyed are:<br><br>1/ Requiem for a Dream (not a pleasant movie, worth watching for Ellen Burstyn's powerhouse performance, NO OSCAR!!!!??? a travesty.)<br><br>2/ Donnie Darko (off beat, strange and wonderful)<br><br>3/ Gangs of New York (a big budget movie that works, Daniel Day Lewis is a tour de force, again NO OSCAR!!!??? another travesty)<br><br>and of course the Two Towers, the second installment of LOTR, pretty damn good.

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