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by anonymous1980
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 12
Views: 480

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

Girl , Belgium (Lukas Dhont) 7.5/10 - A transgender 16 year old ballerina is transitioning just as she is training to effectively dance like a female. This film is kind of an eye-opening look at what it's like to experience adolescence as a transgender female. The film's rather controversial decisi...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

FIRST MAN Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Ciaran Hinds, Patrick Fugit, Pablo Schreiber, Olivia Hamilton, Shea Whigham, Lukas Haas, Ethan Embry. Dir: Damien Chazelle. This is the film about how Neil Armstrong became the first man on the moon. In many ways, th...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: Documentary Feature Watch
Replies: 11
Views: 510

Re: Documentary Feature Watch

Whitney (Kevin Macdonald) ***1/2 - This is one two documentaries on Whitney Houston coming out this year. I haven't seen the Nick Broomfeld one on Netflix (let me know if it's worth seeing even after seeing this one). This one, I think, is quite a very good one. It documents Houston's beginnings, h...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, John Gallagher Jr., Jennifer Ehle, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck, Owen Campbell, Marin Ireland, Emily Skeggs. Dir: Desiree Akhavan. After getting caught with another girl in the backseat of a car, a teenage girl is sent to a gay conversion ca...
by anonymous1980
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 12
Views: 480

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

The Heiresses , Paraguay (Marcello Martinessi) 8/10 - After her lover is imprisoned for fraud charges, an elderly lesbian sells off some of her wealthy family's silverware and furniture as well as driving around wealthy ladies in her neighborhood. I don't think I've ever seen a film from Paraguay b...
by anonymous1980
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

A STAR IS BORN Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Anthony Ramos, Rafi Gavron, Ron Rifkin. Dir: Bradley Cooper. This FOURTH iteration of the now familiar story of two artists, one on the rise and one on the way out falling in love. For me, the Judy Garland...
by anonymous1980
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 12
Views: 480

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

The official submission list: Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director Algeria, “Until the End of Time,” Yasmine Chouikh, director Argentina, “El Ángel,” Luis Ortega, director Armenia, “Spitak,” Alexander Kott, director Australia, “Jirga,” Benjamin Gilmour, director Austria, “Th...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Replies: 12
Views: 480

Re: List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

Like with the past thread, I shall be reviewing all the Foreign Language Film entries I see in this thread. Within the next six or so weeks, there's gonna be a bunch of film festivals happening and several of the entries will be screened. The lineup will include: Shoplifters , Burning , Girl , Cold ...
by anonymous1980
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

VENOM Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Jenny Slate, Melora Walters. Dir: Ruben Fleischer. Okay, I know. I had to see this. The solo movie of a popular Spider-Man villain has an investigative reporter stumbling upon the symbiote which turns him into Venom. I can ...
by anonymous1980
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

SMALLFOOT Cast: Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, Common, LeBron James, Gina Rodriguez, Danny DeVito, Yara Shahidi, Ely Henry, Jimmy Tatro, Patricia Heaton, Justin Roiland (voices). Dir: Karey Kirkpatrick. A young Yeti discovers the possible existence of a legendary creature among Yetis called ...
by anonymous1980
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: Foreign Language Film Watch
Replies: 25
Views: 1155

Re: Foreign Language Film Watch

The Philippines is officially going with Signal Rock (I've seen it, my review is in this thread). Personally, I would have preferred Balangiga: Howling Wilderness (had its festival premiere last year but not eligible for consideration until this year) but I can see why they didn't go with it since i...
by anonymous1980
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS Cast: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lorenza Izzo, Sunny Suljic, Colleen Camp. Dir: Eli Roth. An orphaned 10 year old boy is sent to live with his uncle who happens to be a good warlock but with a lot of secrets....
by anonymous1980
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: 2018
Topic: The Official Review Thread of 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: The Official Review Thread of 2018

SEARCHING Cast: John Cho, Debra Messing, Michelle La, Sara Sohn, Joseph Lee. Dir: Aneesh Chaganty. A father searches for his missing 16 year old daughter by tracking her social media activity. This is a film that's pretty much told entirely from smart phones and computer screens. Yes, it's a gimmick...
by anonymous1980
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Broadcast Media
Topic: 2018 Emmys
Replies: 30
Views: 1206

Re: 2018 Emmys

Big Magilla wrote:No problem with any of the winners, but what an insufferably boring show - may be the last time I watch the Emmys ever.


The proposal was pretty awesome. I live for that kind of moments in awards shows.
by anonymous1980
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Broadcast Media
Topic: 2018 Emmys
Replies: 30
Views: 1206

Re: 2018 Emmys

I did not do too well this year. Anyway, here are the actual winners: Best Comedy: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon) Best Drama:“Game of Thrones” (HBO) Best Limited Series: “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (FX) Best Actress, Comedy: Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs....

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