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by Reza
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6252
Views: 264141

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Crawl (Alexandre Aja, 2019) 7/10 This is certainly no classic but it bravely takes on the mantle of "Jaws" and proves to be a fun summer popcorn film complete with hokey dialogue and a number of jump scares. The jaws here belong to a couple of alligators who in true pesky fashion are relen...
by Reza
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6252
Views: 264141

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Spider-Man: Far From Home (Jon Watts, 2019) 5/10 It doesn't bode too well for a film when it finally perks you up during the closing credits making you instantly revisit your life during the summer of 1982 as you find yourself snapping your fingers and start singing along to The Go-Go's as their hit...
by Reza
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Best Cinematography 1942
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: Best Cinematography 1942

Voted for Ambersons although Mrs Miniver is almost as good.

The Black Swan was a worthy winner.
by Reza
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: The People
Topic: R.I.P. Pierre Lhomme
Replies: 0
Views: 19

R.I.P. Pierre Lhomme

Pierre Lhomme, Legendary French Cinematographer, Dies at 89 by Jordan Mintzer (Hollywood Reporter) 7/5/2019 He was behind the look of films like Jean-Pierre Melville's 'Army of Shadows' and Jean Eustache's 'The Mother and the Whore.' Pierre Lhomme, the French cinematographer behind such films as Arm...
by Reza
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6252
Views: 264141

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Toy Story 4 (Josh Cooley, 2019) 7/10 The fourth installment in this 25-year franchise is a delightful fun ride with Woody (Tom Hanks) and his friends getting up to new adventures. Along the way life lessons are learned, new friendships are forged, old friends unite and nightmarish skirmishes are dea...
by Reza
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Best Cinematography 1943
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Best Cinematography 1943

Voted for Casablanca & Heaven Can Wait.
by Reza
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The 10th Decade
Topic: New Academy Members
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: New Academy Members

Jean-Louis Trintignant is 89. Do they really think he is going to vote? Absurd the Academy waited so long to make him a member.
by Reza
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Best Cinematography 1944
Replies: 7
Views: 154

Re: Best Cinematography 1944

Big Magilla wrote:There was nothing about Wilson's cinematography that really stood out, but it was an "important" film that Zanuck pushed to ten nominations and five wins.


Wilson was such a boring film.
by Reza
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6252
Views: 264141

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

The First (Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Agnieszka Holland, Ariel Kleiman & Daniel Sackheim, 2019). 6/10 When the first mission to Mars goes horribly wrong the aerospace guru (Natascha McElhone) in charge of the program relentlessly pursues funding and approval from the government to continue. This eight...
by Reza
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Best Cinematography 1944
Replies: 7
Views: 154

Re: Best Cinematography 1944

My top 5 b/w

1. Laura
2. Since You Went Away
3. Gaslight
4. Double Indemnity
5. The White Cliffs of Dover

Voted for the Minnelli in the colour category
by Reza
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The First Century
Topic: Best Cinematography 1945
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Best Cinematography 1945

Can't fault any of the nominees in both categories.

Ernest Haller's cinematography for Mildred Pierce should have won the Oscar.
by Reza
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: The People
Topic: R.I.P. Gloria Vanderbilt
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: R.I.P. Gloria Vanderbilt

Big Magilla wrote:Then there was the 1982 TV movie, Little Gloria...Happy at Last starring Bette Davis, Angela Lansbury and Christopher Plummer as various older family members.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084258/reference


This had such a great cast. All nominated for Emmys.
by Reza
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The People
Topic: R.I.P. Gloria Vanderbilt
Replies: 2
Views: 116

R.I.P. Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Vanderbilt Dies at 95; Built a Fashion Empire NY Times 6/17/2019 Gloria Vanderbilt, the society heiress who stitched her illustrious family name into designer jeans and built a $100 million fashion empire, crowning her tabloid story of a child-custody fight, of broken marriages and of jet-set...
by Reza
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 6252
Views: 264141

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

One Less God (Lliam Worthington, 2018) 7/10 Islamic terrorists attack Mumbai and create death and destruction. This low budget Australian indie film has a tendency to go over-the-top with melodrama, has a few bad casting choices - the terrorist handler speaks Urdu with a foreign accent which seems t...
by Reza
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: The People
Topic: R.I.P. Franco Zeffirelli
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: R.I.P. Franco Zeffirelli

R.I.P.

Had forgotten that he was also Oscar nominated for the production design of La Traviata (1982)

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