This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect.

Welcome to Our Community

Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to sign up today.

The Official Movie Thread

Discussion in 'GMD Social Forum' started by Manic Ferocity, May 4, 2007.

  1. CASSETTEISGOD

    CASSETTEISGOD Homemade Booze & Roadkilled Moose

    Joined:
    May 22, 2015
    Messages:
    16,131
    Likes Received:
    6,708
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Video Rental in Hell
    Just going by his track record, it might be a great adaption. I'm really looking forward to it.
    I just hope he doesn't get typecast as a director that handles franchise reboots/remakes.
     
  2. Oblivious Maximus

    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2003
    Messages:
    5,367
    Likes Received:
    599
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Serving time in the middle of nowhere
    Some good reading:

    How The End of VHS Took The Movie Rental Window With It


    Does anyone actually remember DIVX?

    Orange and Teal, or How “Re-Mastering” is Distorting Our View of Classic Films

    Rare Clips from Hitchcock’s Unmade Found-Footage Project KALEIDOSCOPE


    I think even Jodo might not have been immune to the curse had he gotten his version off the ground. Lynch has always claimed his Dune a failure because of too much compromise, studio interference and knowing he wasn't getting final cut. Hypothetically, say some studio were to toss a bunch of money Jodorowsky's way, knowing how notorious studios are when it comes to interference, what are the odds of the finished film completely mirroring the initial vision?

    Large scale, ambitious sci-fi brought bad luck to a lot of directors. Zulawski had On the Silver Globe shut down by the government, Richard Stanley was fired from The Island of Dr. Moreau, Ferrara was constantly hounded by Warner Bros. during the making of Body Snatchers and the film was more or less shoved under the bus by its own studio after the fact, ect... Its kind of a miracle that Verhoeven made it work on his sci-fi ventures or that German managed to finish Hard to Be a God after a 6 year on again off again shoot and 7 years of post.
     
  3. Psychopath

    Psychopath Depressed Metalhead

    Joined:
    May 11, 2017
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Norway
    Loves most movie genres but I don't enjoy unrealistic action movies with a bunch of fake ass explosions UNLESS they have great characters like "V" from "V for Vendetta" and The Joker from "The Dark Knight". I love horror movies, My favorite one is probably The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974). I also really enjoy love movies (especially those with sad endings), I like some "growing up / teen" movies. My favorite movies of all time are: Lord of the Rings (all three movies), Narnia (1 and 2), Pirates of the Caribbean (all 4) and Star Wars.
     
  4. -CyanideChrist-

    -CyanideChrist- Something in My Eye

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2009
    Messages:
    3,608
    Likes Received:
    289
    Trophy Points:
    83
    What's the GMD opinion on Dark City (1998)? The "then came the Stranger's" quote is a popular sample in DnB which is how I found out about it. Is it worth checking out, or is the quote just used to scare people on LSD?
     
    SentinelSlain likes this.
  5. CASSETTEISGOD

    CASSETTEISGOD Homemade Booze & Roadkilled Moose

    Joined:
    May 22, 2015
    Messages:
    16,131
    Likes Received:
    6,708
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Video Rental in Hell
    I love that movie.
     
  6. Oblivious Maximus

    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2003
    Messages:
    5,367
    Likes Received:
    599
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Serving time in the middle of nowhere
  7. Jimmy... Dead.

    Jimmy... Dead. contemplative curmudgeon

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2007
    Messages:
    6,324
    Likes Received:
    391
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Planet Bullshit
    I just got Netflix DVD delivery service but I have no idea what to get. They don't have Martyrs, Audition, Possession, A Serbian Film etc. and it's pissing me off

    Any recs? I just want to watch something interesting
     
  8. rms

    rms Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2006
    Messages:
    11,622
    Likes Received:
    518
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Buffalo, New York
    I got Cannibal Holocaust and Nekromantik 2 from Netflix like a decade ago
     
    CASSETTEISGOD likes this.
  9. no country for old wainds

    no country for old wainds TREES DON'T PAY TAXES

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2002
    Messages:
    20,413
    Likes Received:
    3,604
    Trophy Points:
    113
    having a quick look at the library:
    green room (punks vs. nazis thriller)
    the wailing (crazy asian horror)
    the hateful eight (latest tarantino)
    the nice guys (fun black comedy by the kiss kiss bang bang dude)
    drag me to hell (i haven't seen but it's sam raimi going back to his horror roots)
    shaun of the dead (you've prob seen this)
    the descent (dykes vs. gollums horror)
    the mist (cult classic horror throwback)
    the devil's rejects (youve prob seen this)
    slither (bit of a cult horror classic)
    the midnight meat train (supposedly good clive parker adaptation that isn't hellraiser)
    sinister (another recentish horror that's got a cult following)
    seven samurai (duh. there's other kurosawas like rashomon, yojimbo too)
    battle royale (duh)
    the host (quality asian monster movie)
    irreversible (classic rape revenge)
    the skin i live in (crazy ass trashy horror-thriller)
     
  10. CASSETTEISGOD

    CASSETTEISGOD Homemade Booze & Roadkilled Moose

    Joined:
    May 22, 2015
    Messages:
    16,131
    Likes Received:
    6,708
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Video Rental in Hell
    Tried to watch that Assassins Creed movie last night, only made it about an hour before I switched it off.
     
  11. arg

    arg Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2008
    Messages:
    4,788
    Likes Received:
    653
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I'm the same with Netflix right now, no good movies, can't even finish them cuz they suck balls
     
  12. Death Delirium

    Death Delirium Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2003
    Messages:
    20,741
    Likes Received:
    474
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Recently went to see Guardians of The Galaxy, never seen the first one, last few times went to the theatre wanted to see it, it was pretty cool, good cast. Slither is one of my favorites. Shaun of The Dead is a good one.
     
  13. TechnicalBarbarity

    TechnicalBarbarity -TheNightsBane-

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    10,238
    Likes Received:
    1,970
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    The Capital of Pretentiousness
    I've only seen it once and it was a good while ago, but i didn't like it.

    Anyone going to watch Alien: Covenant tomorrow?


    Yeah man, i cancelled my account last week. Didn't watch shit on it outside of Trailer Park Boys.
     
  14. Oblivious Maximus

    Oblivious Maximus I am the worm

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2003
    Messages:
    5,367
    Likes Received:
    599
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Serving time in the middle of nowhere
  15. Einherjar86

    Einherjar86 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2008
    Messages:
    14,472
    Likes Received:
    415
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Vheissu
    Fucking surrealists man.
     
  16. no country for old wainds

    no country for old wainds TREES DON'T PAY TAXES

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2002
    Messages:
    20,413
    Likes Received:
    3,604
    Trophy Points:
    113
    not to mention repressed ass catholics.
     
    Einherjar86 likes this.
  17. SentinelSlain

    SentinelSlain I hate tv references

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2007
    Messages:
    9,997
    Likes Received:
    141
    Trophy Points:
    63
    I liked that film a lot, could do with re-watching it.

    I'd also recommend Welt am Draht and, to a lesser extent Alphaville.
     
  18. Talos of Atmora

    Talos of Atmora Lord of Aetherius

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2016
    Messages:
    1,359
    Likes Received:
    1,364
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Oblivion
  19. crimsonfloyd

    crimsonfloyd Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2002
    Messages:
    6,216
    Likes Received:
    463
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    Thoughts on Alien Covenant?
     

Share This Page