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  • 3 years ago · #201

    Mithras

    electricpawn wrote:

    I am Spartacus!


     No I'M Spartacus!

  • 3 years ago · #202

    Mithras

    I liked Moon (2009 i think) - low budget sci-fi ,  sam rockwell & kevin spacey

  • 3 years ago · #203

    totaLBeginner

    theoreticalboy wrote:

    I'm not talking about writing, I'm talking about directing.


     I think ur problem must be with the substance of Nolan's films, because from a directing point of view, he is without doubt one of the best. You can not look at a film like 'Inception' and not think that it's at the very least, a display of awesome directing ability.

  • 3 years ago · #204

    totaLBeginner

    Mithras wrote:

    I liked Moon (2009 i think) - low budget sci-fi ,  sam rockwell & kevin spacey


    directed by the son of David Bowie - fun fact

  • 3 years ago · #205

    theoreticalboy

    totaLBeginner wrote:
    theoreticalboy wrote:

    I'm not talking about writing, I'm talking about directing.


     I think ur problem must be with the substance of Nolan's films, because from a directing point of view, he is without doubt one of the best. You can not look at a film like 'Inception' and not think that it's at the very least, a display of awesome directing ability.


    I haven't seen Inception, but really, did you read the article I linked to?  Did you not see The Dark Knight?  Seriously, good cinematography is about more than darkening the frame, and good directing is about far more than reliance on shot/counter-shot, and endless exposition.

    One of the best, jesus...

  • 3 years ago · #206

    totaLBeginner

    ok, he's not one of the best, nontheless, he's still good.

    The Dark Knight was a bit 'baggy' and drawn out but it certainly was not awful. WWhy do you hate Nolan so much? i think that article you mentioned has corrupted your mind. And don't you at least think that he is one of the only directors who has 'dared' to make a huge blockbusters which actually requires it's audeience to use their brains a bit.

  • 3 years ago · #207

    theoreticalboy

    Wait, the juvenile good vs evil, war-on-terror-saturated mindset of The Dark Knight requires the audience to think?  And like the writer of that piece (which confirmed and expanded upon already-existing conceptions of mine, for the record, so the charge of 'corruption' is a false one) points out, he goes to great lengths to ensure that each piece of remotely complicated information is explained, and then repeats those lengths.  God, the more I think about him, the less I like him.  Those whispered Guy Pearce monologues in Memento, ewww.

    By the way, here's a parody trailer which shows how easy the Nolan style is to achieve:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsZ1SagUPb4

  • 3 years ago · #208

    corrijean

    I really enjoyed Stranger than Fiction.

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420223/

  • 3 years ago · #209

    winerkleiner

    Can anyone recommend a movie about a nuclear disaster (end of the world and starting over) sort of a movie?  Thanks in advance.

  • 3 years ago · #210

    corrijean

    Does a book count? The Gate to Women's Country by Tepper.

  • 3 years ago · #211

    corrijean

    Oh, The Road was a good movie that takes place after a nuclear event.

  • 3 years ago · #212

    theoreticalboy

    Yes; MST2K: Warrior of the Lost World Tongue out

  • 3 years ago · #213

    theoreticalboy

    Or you could just actually watch Mad Max.

  • 3 years ago · #214

    winerkleiner

    corrijean wrote:

    Does a book count? The Gate to Women's Country by Tepper.


     Sorry but no, reading is fine but a movie is what I am looking for, but thanks.

  • 3 years ago · #215

    trysts

    winerkleiner wrote:

    Can anyone recommend a movie about a nuclear disaster (end of the world and starting over) sort of a movie?  Thanks in advance.


    "Panic in year zero!"(1962) Ray Milland is excellent.

    "The day after"(1983) Made-for-TV movie. I liked it.

    "Dr. Strangelove"(1964) Actually is "the greatest war satire"!

  • 3 years ago · #216

    winerkleiner

    trysts wrote:
    winerkleiner wrote:

    Can anyone recommend a movie about a nuclear disaster (end of the world and starting over) sort of a movie?  Thanks in advance.


    "Panic in year zero!"(1962) Ray Milland is excellent.

    "The day after"(1983) Made-for-TV movie. I liked it.

    "Dr. Strangelove"(1964) Actually is "the greatest war satire"!


     Thank you and you and corrijean are the best!!

  • 3 years ago · #217

    trysts

    winerkleiner wrote:


     Thank you and you and corrijean are the best!!


    Well, thank you! I should talk about nuclear holocaust films more often!Laughing

  • 3 years ago · #218

    oinquarki

    My only problem with Dr. Strangelove is that I've only seen it once.

  • 3 years ago · #219

    goldwater

    trysts wrote:
    oinquarki wrote:

    Stalag 17 - good.


    Stalag 17(1953)

    Loved William Holden and the story! The two comic reliefs? You know who I'm talking about. One was named "Animal" I believe. I don't remember the other person's name, but, they were the only flaws, for me, in the film


    The comical character that played off

  • 3 years ago · #220

    Crazychessplaya

    Just stay away from The Postman, a waste of celluloid.


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