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9442 No. 9442 [Edit]
I don't think we had a movie thread yet so I wanted to ask, does /tc/ watch movies? What was the last one you saw? Have any good recommendations or favorite genres? Do you like american, european or asian cinema?
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>> No. 33072 [Edit]
Nowadays there’s a decent amount of non capeshit stuff. Like I think a lot of manga readers would like Snotgirl.
>> No. 33121 [Edit]
Tell me what Japanese or Corean film is this scene from:
A silly cock fight made with stop motion, chickens kung fu fighting like it's the Matrix.

I got this random memory out of the blue, now I NEED TO KNOW
>> No. 33129 [Edit]
Was it animated?
>> No. 33130 [Edit]
No, live action.

I think I found it. The City of Lost Souls / Hyôryû-gai, 2000.
I'm probably never going to watch it but at last my OCD is satisfied.

Post edited on 25th Aug 2019, 6:45am
>> No. 33131 [Edit]
I might watch that.

>mfw we've been talking in the same thread for 8 years
>> No. 33132 [Edit]
Who are you quoting?
>> No. 33157 [Edit]
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So I just watched this korean film called "The Handmaiden" that I had sitting on my hard drive for a while.
I don't want to give much of the plot because is best to go blind with this, but its basically an erotic (the sex scenes were kind of drawn out for my taste though) thriller with a lot of twist and turns. I really enjoyed it and I'm glad I went unspoiled.
I also realized that its been a while since I watched a korean movie considering that korean cinema was my gateway to foreing movies.
>> No. 33160 [Edit]
>the sex scenes
I thought pr0n was not allowed in Korea...
>> No. 33166 [Edit]
maybe regular movies get a pass because they are technically not porn? also the guy who directed it is pretty well known on international circles so maybe he gets a pass
>> No. 33282 [Edit]
I want to eat your pancreas
Too sad for >>>/an/14094
>> No. 33285 [Edit]
I have a feeling this is going to make me depressed...
>> No. 33288 [Edit]
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I just finished watching this. Thank you very much.
>> No. 33292 [Edit]
Really now, what's so sad about another 'unpopular chosen one miraculously gets an amazing girl'? Yeah yeah, cancer drama, whatever. You know what kind of movie would be actually sad? One where he's just alone and no one ever cares. The end.
>> No. 33623 [Edit]
Galaxy Quest is still fun
>> No. 33646 [Edit]
A Girls Rainbow
>> No. 33724 [Edit]
Ip Man 4
>> No. 33798 [Edit]
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Star Wars
>> No. 35176 [Edit]
Japan Sinks 2020
>> No. 35343 [Edit]
No one wants anime drama in 2020... >>/an/14094
>> No. 35346 [Edit]
Speak for youself. I probably wont watch any netflix exclusives though.
>> No. 35405 [Edit]
How about crunchyroll originals?
>> No. 35406 [Edit]
Crunchyroll. CG animation. Club Music. LN adaptation. No thanks x 10000000. I don't think it's a crunchyroll original though.
Japanese Trailer

Post edited on 4th Jul 2020, 7:26pm
>> No. 35428 [Edit]
I finished watching Richard Jewell [], which is about the eponymous Richard Jewell and the writings concerning him.
Mr. Jewell detected an explosive device that was placed on the premise of Centennial Park (of Atlanta) during the 1996 Summer Olympics; by doing so, he saved lives and obviated more injuries. Initially, he was called a hero, but due to erroneous and downright pernicious behavior by the FBI and the media, he became a villain. While never arrested or even charged for being the malefactor, Mr. Jewell, his mom, and friend(s) were mercilessly harassed by greater powers. They were designated as the 'bad men'; so they must be the perpetrators. Eventually, thanks to his lawyer, he was exonerated. Still, this man's reward for doing the right thing was ridicule, assaults on his appearance and living arrangements, and having his and his mother's life be violated.
Blind deference to authority or the mob's opinion is foolishness. This movie and the writings upon which it's based are just another example.
>> No. 35447 [Edit]
If you like Japanese horror movies I recommend Marebito (稀人) from 2004. To this day I think it's the most unique and atmospheric J-horror movie out there, despite its low budget. It's influenced by Lovecraftian motifs among others.
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>> No. 35497 [Edit]
Unecessary sequels are almost as bad as unecessary remakes.
>> No. 35516 [Edit]
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Agreed on that.

LoL 10-min hero animation
>> No. 35545 [Edit]
Morty's Ji-chan

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>> No. 35711 [Edit]
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Kung-fu fighting Nazis
>> No. 35712 [Edit]
Is TENET any good?
>> No. 35727 [Edit]
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I'm having an august with yakuza eiga. It's an old passion of mine I had mostly abandoned in last years, but even after all this time I can still get into it easily. It's a genre with the most interesting history, in the 60's most yakuza movies were romantic and idealistic , in the 70's they started to be gritty and realistic, in the 80's the genre declined and in the 90's it recovered and turned into a receptacle of all kinds of cinematography, experimental, poetic, gory, comedic, all was allowed. I don't think there's an equivalent with any other gangster genre, yakuza movies had an incomparable production with hundreds of titles every year.
Also it's nice to catch all references that you can find in anime.
>> No. 36297 [Edit]
I watched the original The Evil Dead. I understand as to why it's a cult classic, but I found the preponderance of gore to be boring.
It's October; anybody else watching horror movies? Anything you particularly liked?
>> No. 36298 [Edit]
The first one was nice for what it was, but it's the second that really sets it apart I think.
>> No. 36305 [Edit]
I enjoyed all three of them. I used to watch a lot more films before anime started taking up all of my attention, but those were some of my favourites I watched.
The Thing remains a personal favourite of mine.
>> No. 36307 [Edit]
>all three of them
Nice to see people are pretending the remake never happened.
>> No. 36310 [Edit]
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I have a presence in my mind, living with me, and it's totally into horror stuff, it's been insisting we should be watching more movies so I will have to do something about it at the end of the month, I've been thinking about Vincent Price or something more classic since we already watched most of the good 70-80's movies.

You could watch Hausu, if you haven't.
>> No. 36314 [Edit]
Would anybody here recommend Scanners?
>> No. 36316 [Edit]
I just watched Scanners, so now I can recommend it. It's kind of cheesy and the main actor isn't great, but it's fun, unique and has a few genuinely unnerving scenes.
>> No. 36358 [Edit]
I watched The Cabin in the Woods expecting the typical, but it turned out to be a parody-thing. And it was decent. Very amused by the need for countries to create their own slasher situations. Japan's attempt was quite amusing. Who knew JS' were that hard to kill?
>> No. 36451 [Edit]
Watching THE WITCHES (2020) which is loosely based on the novella by Roald Dahl. Starts Anne Hathaway as the Grand High Witch.

Saddest scene in THE WITCHES (1990) movie;
Also Angelica is turning from Morticia (Addams Family 1991) to Grand High Witch(John Wick 3).. brrr
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Professional wrestling feels like a Tomino anime without the music.
I kind of like it.
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Sky Fighters / Les Chevaliers du ciel (2005)
A French version of Top Gun.
Neat way of the bad guy disabling the protagonists' Mirage fighters by denying them an airborne refuelling.
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I watched The Thing yesterday and it was fun and interesting. From a biology standpoint though it makes no sense. The alien can infect somebody with a single particle apparently, and it's super adpatable, but it doesn't release spores like a mushroom for some reason even though if it did, that would be game over and infection would be a lot more subtle and risk free. It also makes little sense that it could "digest", or whatever it does, an entire person in way less than an hour and there's seemingly no waste product. The organism assimilates another species' cells and replicates them so well the immune system has no reaction and the dna is the same, but it's also somehow different from the orignal cells in some vague way and the orignal person dies.

As a survival strategy, it's hard to imagine why a micro organism would choose to expend the energy replicating large, complicated beings who don't reproduce that efficiently and need to consume a lot, when it could just replicate other microorganisms and be millions of times more successful. As a bioweapon, it doesn't make much sense either because again, no spores, and testing a person is really simple. If you just have cameras all over the place and people wear hazmat suits it doesn't work.
>> No. 36836 [Edit]
As much as I loved the movie, I agree that it doesn't make a ton of sense. One could argue that many life forms don't make sense, but at the end of the day it's more about watching these people break down while not knowing who they can trust in a completely unprecedented situation. The mystery, the atmosphere, the effects and so on are what really sell it I think.
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Sound design is an underappreciated part of the enjoyment too. This little moment is really satisfying because of the sounds used. The soundtrack and use of silence is also great.
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Action scenes alone do not make a movie.

Crazy Samurai Musashi: hold my sword while I reach for my switch-blade...

This movie supposed to be a totally different film, call “Ken-kichi”. Tak was going to make a one single take action with just 10 mins. That project was canceled because the director dropped out. Tak still wanted to make a movie because he has been practicing samurai sword fighting and shit for an year with a his stunt team. Everything was already set up and booked. The equipment and staff was all good to go though so Tak has decided to make a movie with one long action movie since they were all there anyway and wouldn't have the chance to shoot something like this ever again. They didn’t have a time to make write much of a story (and it shows), so they did the minimal and focused totally on the action sequence. Tak was director in the time. Yuji Shimomura directed only first part and last part.
Rather then fully properly choreographing everything they instead kinda ran the action sequence a bit like a cross between a absurd mutation of a sparing match and the worlds most lopsided larp battle ever created. The stunt dudes were more or less instructed to just sort of come at Tak and attack like they actually wanted to hit (with the exception of the dudes that just run at Tak with their arms raised to get cut down), and Tak would use simple defenses and well practiced but relatively simple attacks of his own to dispatch them. Again much like they all did during training and sparing during the lead up to the production.

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Anyone watch any anime movies like Goblin Slayer: Goblin Crown?

Or Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train?
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I rewatched American Pyscho today. Great movie. The presentation really stands out and it's a shame the director doesn't seem to have done much else of note.
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Could have easily fade to black like this:
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