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#91 Cheel

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Posted 20 September 2014 - 11:18 PM

I'm not really a 'film guy' but man I love Scorsese movies.

I only just saw Raging Bull maybe a year ago. Still haven't seen Wolf of Wall St. Might try to pick it up soon.

That use of silence video was enlightening. Thanks!

Here's a point of controversy which may ruffle some feathers. Not even sure if I agree with myself on this one but...

Casino >>>> Goodfellas

Yeah or nah?

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Posted 21 September 2014 - 04:36 AM

Haven't seen a Casino yet. But, I remeber thinking the same thing I did for GoodFellas as I did Wolf, too long. But, Scosese is a master. His movies are incredible. Hugo is lovely. And he is popping out this stuff at such an late age. Gives me hope that I can make effective creative stuff well into my life. I was under the impression this was not the case.

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Posted 21 September 2014 - 04:38 AM

i thought the McConaughey thing was a little weird and unnecessary...
 
"mmmm-mm-hmm-mm-hmmm-mm-hmmmm........"


I thought he was going to have a bigger role. But I thought he was excellent. I think he looked wierd as he had lost a ton of weight for some other role. I was really impressed with Jonah Hil, also Leo. Usually I am not a fan of Leo but he did really well.

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Posted 21 September 2014 - 12:32 PM

Tusk. Wow. Just wow.

 

I have to applaud Kevin Smith for having the balls to put something like that to film.


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Posted Yesterday, 12:30 AM

^ yeah, i agree whole-heartedly.

 

it's certainly not the best thing i've ever seen, but Tusk succeeds in putting America on the right track to tapping into the full potential cinema has to offer...all the most imaginative films come from overseas, our stuff is way more boring by comparison.  but yeah, i sorta wish that Tusk was longer, the pacing was really weird towards the third act.  but i'm excited for Yoga Hosers to come out next year, and Moose Jaws after that.

 

and Mangoes, did you see that other film McConaughey lost all the weight for, the AIDS film?

that shit was amazing...didn't he win best actor for that role last year?  and then Leto won best supporting actor or something?



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Posted Yesterday, 05:44 AM

Yah, I didn't see it, but I believe he beat Leo for the Oscar. 

 

 

While watching Wolf I couldn't believe it didn't win the Oscar, but it went on too long. And Slave was very powerful. 



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Posted Yesterday, 07:46 AM

Here is a double whammy, while we are talking about Leo...

 

He is filmed rapping Phife's verse in Scenario. He did this while at an event for Tribe. He is also going to be starring in the Tribe biopic, I'm Still Here. 

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Posted Yesterday, 12:33 PM

Here is a double whammy, while we are talking about Leo...

 

He is filmed rapping Phife's verse in Scenario. He did this while at an event for Tribe. He is also going to be starring in the Tribe biopic, I'm Still Here. 

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who's he gonna be playing in the film?  that seems like a really weird casting choice for a hip-hop biopic about three black musicians in NY during the late '80s...



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Posted Yesterday, 01:32 PM

Maybe he'll play Prime Minister Pete Nice....

 

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I could see it. lol


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Posted Yesterday, 04:15 PM

 

who's he gonna be playing in the film?  that seems like a really weird casting choice for a hip-hop biopic about three black musicians in NY during the late '80s...

"Look for it in theaters never."



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Posted Yesterday, 04:46 PM

"Look for it in theaters never."

 

oh no, did i just punk'd?

 

James, you gullible cuntbag, you...



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Posted Yesterday, 06:04 PM

The article said it was real.

?? No real Google links doe.

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Posted Today, 06:45 PM

so last night i attended Part 2 of this ongoing series we have running at the CU Film Studies Department, called First Person Cinema.  basically, we pay to have certain interesting experimental/avant-garde filmmakers visit and screen some of their works for us -- and last night's artist was Jodie Mack.

 

you guys probably haven't heard of her,  but she is fucking amazing.  every single one of the five shorts she screened were visually stunning and innovative for the world of cinema in general...she doesn't do narrative, she's considered an abstract, experimental animator -- but her works are just dripping with pure, aesthetic beauty.  she had a film about tie-dye; a film about plaid fabrics; a film about holographic gift bags; a film specifically made to be seen with anaglyph 3D glasses, and her main piece was this 40 minute film about her mom's old poster shop that was being closed down.

 

it was a combination of experimental documentary, 3D animation, rock opera, concert, and performance art and it was fucking dope.  she structured the entire film to coincide perfectly with Dark Side of the Moon, which she re-recorded and re-wrote all the lyrics to...and then performed live in the dark theater alongside the actual film.  it was one of the most personal, creatively inspired pieces i've ever seen -- and the level of meticulousness in her process of animating is staggering.  she makes these like 10-40 minute vids that usually run pretty fast, meaning that on average she's taking like tens of thousands of frames per piece.  the holographic bag one made me literally shed a tear lol -- i felt like a bitch, just trying to keep it together in this theatre of all my peers while this beautiful film was being played...and then i look next to me and some douchy fucking kid is texting on his phone and getting ready to sneak out.  but yeah, she's fucking great.  i'll link some stuff of hers below:

 

 



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Posted Today, 06:51 PM

the holographic bag one made me literally shed a tear lol -- i felt like a bitch, just trying to keep it together in this theatre of all my peers while this beautiful film was being played...and then i look next to me and some douchy fucking kid is texting on his phone and getting ready to sneak out.


I LOL'd.




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