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    Good luck! I was on strike for a week in Sep...

    Good luck! I was on strike for a week in Sep 2020. We won some cost of living increases.

    https://seiu73.org/2020/09/striking-seiu-local-73-members-at-uic-are-victorious/
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    Were you looking for recs? Only Angels Have Wings...

    Were you looking for recs? Only Angels Have Wings for sure but for the 40s that's a tossup with a slight edge to Le Corbeau as a French film released during German occupation.
  3. So why is this so expensive? Because they are...

    So why is this so expensive? Because they are doing much of the production in parallel to speed everything up or is it because of all the practical effects? Also, the cast appears to be very...
  4. There's a behind the scenes of that video clip...

    There's a behind the scenes of that video clip and it shows it was made using practical effects and I've not seen anything saying Shore was involved.
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    Ten Films: 1. Cold Water (1994, Olivier...

    Ten Films:

    1. Cold Water (1994, Olivier Assayas)
    2. Polytechnique (2009, Denis Villeneuve)
    3. The Insect Woman (1963, Shohei Imamura)
    4. What Happened Was… (1994, Tom Noonan)
    5. The Long Day...
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    The Last Picture Show was really good but was...

    The Last Picture Show was really good but was thinking of Paper Moon, Targets, and What's Up Doc?
  7. Thread: Random Thoughts

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    Who me or Skitch? I think we were both just...

    Who me or Skitch? I think we were both just trying to be funny. Mine was at 10 pm on a Saturday night so probably had drunk some alcohol by then as well. No, you should never punch a 13 year old in...
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    I agree with baby doll - but I also feel that the...

    I agree with baby doll - but I also feel that the super-hero genre is saturated. I like some super heroes films too and am somewhat interested in Mitchell's take.
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    Yea, and David Robert Mitchell is working on a...

    Yea, and David Robert Mitchell is working on a superhero movie...
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    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wb3X9CioJKYbyqNpV...

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wb3X9CioJKYbyqNpVSiprCa_-vjhAAEB

    I have an old Onkyo receiver (~20 years maybe) and a Blu Ray player. There's a 1-to-2 RCA audio cable between the TV and TAPE2...
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    Sad to see Bogdanovich go - he directed some of...

    Sad to see Bogdanovich go - he directed some of my favorites.
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    1. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, Miller) 2. World of...

    1. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, Miller)
    2. World of Tomorrow (2015, Hertzfeldt)
    3. The Big Lebowski (1998, Coen)
    4. Pigs and Battleships (1961, Imamura)
    5. The Killing (1956, Kubrick)
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    The Insect Woman was indeed really good. Hah, so...

    The Insect Woman was indeed really good. Hah, so I finally got through a Rivette film - known for making very very long ones, he actually made a short in '56 called Le Coup du berger (Checkmate on...
  14. Thread: Random Thoughts

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    Yes, kids should learn how to deal with freezing...

    Yes, kids should learn how to deal with freezing cold sometimes.
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    What do people here think of Imamura? I didn't...

    What do people here think of Imamura? I didn't realize he made so many films and Criterion has many of them for streaming. Pigs and Battleships was great!

    #1 : Fury Road
    #2 : Raiders of the Lost...
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    I am not a fan of Assayas - watched this because...

    I am not a fan of Assayas - watched this because I watch whatever D'Angelo likes. I think he loves Assayas because of this one - sometimes first impressions go a long way. This one is a lot like a...
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    1. Cold Water (1994, Olivier Assayas) This one...

    1. Cold Water (1994, Olivier Assayas)

    This one will probably stay at or near the top for a while.
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    1. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012, Don...

    1. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012, Don Hertzfeldt)
    2. A Taste of Honey (1961, Tony Richardson)
    3. Uncut Gems (2019, Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie)
    4. Another Round (2020, Thomas Vinterberg)
    5. Blue...
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    Happy New Year everybody!

    Happy New Year everybody!
  20. Time for a rewatch of The Cranes are Flying and...

    Time for a rewatch of The Cranes are Flying and fortunately it's streamable. Love your 3,4,5 but I can't recall anything of 2.
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    Should have watched Fox and his Friends! Streetwise is indeed fantastic!
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    I just did not understand most of the story and...

    I just did not understand most of the story and why characters do what they do. I have no idea what that final confrontation was about and what the result was. I was hoping that the last episode...
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    Wheel of Time season 1 is not worth spending time...

    Wheel of Time season 1 is not worth spending time on. I can't imagine the series going beyond season 2.
  24. I tried to watch Brooks' Spaceballs a while back...

    I tried to watch Brooks' Spaceballs a while back and couldn't get past the first 10 minutes. Most comedies do not age well.

    I remember liking The Gauntlet and Ms. 45 is a great film that I've seen...
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    The show's alright. Only two more episodes to go...

    The show's alright. Only two more episodes to go - a short season.

    I've also been watching the latest All Creatures Great and Small series and loving it!
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