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File: 1411607902857.jpg (69.69 KB, 424x600, 53:75, Uncle Boonmee.jpg)

 No.1156[Reply]

Did anyone ever catch this?

I saw it in the cinema during a festival, but I had trouble staying awake. Either that's the film's subject matter being very effective on me, or, the film was really boring.
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 No.1159

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It's nothing he hasn't done before but I didn't mind that and liked it nevertheless.

I would suggest you give it another try or check out Tropical Malady or Syndromes and a Century, although both are similarly slow.

 No.1167

I thought it was pretty unremarkable honestly, although I would be willing to give it another try as well as trying some of his other work.

 No.1475

This film is not meant for europeans.

 No.7806

>>1475

Neither is it meant for locals


 No.7807

File: 1471959788593.jpg (152.73 KB, 1280x688, 80:43, image17.jpg)

23 month bump!!

It's still the only thing I've seen from this guy. I'd give it a thumbs-up with reservations similar to what people mentioned here

>>7806

You're not a fan? What Thai films do you like?




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 No.1511[Reply]

Can we discuss Apichatpong Weerasethakul's body of work?

 No.1524

Sadly, I have only seen Tropical Malady so far. I thought its second half was absolute film wizardry, powerful moving bliss trascending language and experience as I have rarely witnessed in the cinema medium. My eyes were burning in a mindfuck of significant proportion. Shit was kvlt.

 No.1525

On-topic: I have no definite feelings for Weerasethakul's body of work. He seems like an interesting person to hang out with tough.

 No.1534

>>1524
He's very good at making his films seem transcendental. The weird, hypnotic mood of Uncle Boonmee was unlike anything I'd ever experienced. He seems fastinated by the idea of reincarnation, and UBWCRPL is probably the best film to encapsulate that. I'd definitely check it out if I were you.

 No.7805

Interesting




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 No.7728[Reply]

What do you guys think of the whole "cinema only lasted a century" opinion that seems to be common among many great directors?

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 No.7735

>>7728

dying people want to believe they were important when they weren't and are eventually forgotten

like those people crying of the youth or expecting ww3 any moment now


 No.7736

i'd say that a load of shit. perhaps hollywood died in the late 70s, but that's just about the time that independent film took off. i mean, maybe cinema "proper" as in a 2 hour film is winding down, but look at all the creativity pouring out on youtube or similar


 No.7750

>>7733

>who else

Godard, Greenaway, Rossellini, Kaurismaki


 No.7789

>>7728

"only"? A whole century is not that bad for an "invention without any future" as Louis Lumiere in 1896.

Anyway I don't think the cinema died. There's always been good and bad movies, it's as simple as that. Even nowadays there's still good movies.

As long as you have something to say...


 No.7790

>>7728

That's overblown to me, especially the 'technological is bad' kind of angle as >>7730 said.

More tech has the bad side of increasing needed resources for films, but more tech also has the good side of making it easy to get started or try newer things.




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 No.7541[Reply]

Is this still a thing? Do people still make these type of films?

Also post your favorites

 No.7544

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I thought it fizzled out. The Celebration is quite nice but I never explored the movement very much. Come to think of it I haven't seen anything from Denmark in a long time.

I think it's more enjoyable to watch cheaply produced movies that aren't so self-conscious about their methods.


 No.7751

open hearts (great susan bier flick, she has some other great stuff too), the celebration, breaking the waves (spiritually but not technically dogma), celebration, mifune's last dream. the movement died out in the early 00's as the price of digital filmmaking equipment started to make filmmaking more accessible (one of the goals of dogma 95)


 No.7759

>>7751

Is there a style now that is similar to dogme?




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 No.7552[Reply]

If it's okay for me to just beg here, what are some films involving alien space? I might be okay with their being a bit lowbrow - perhaps I can't expect every recommendation to be Stalker or Solaris, but then I'm not exactly looking for something of a human philosophical space, anyway: The thing is that I wish to see a world fundamentally unlike our own (or fundamentally unlike what we would see to have made our own, anyway) rendered as vividly - as coherently - as possible. Think cosmic horror, perhaps.

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 No.7554

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It's hard to get a more lowbrow view of alien space than Gayniggers from Outer Space, a classic cross-cultural documentary on human relations. Similar in quality is the masterfully-directed Garzey's Wing, notable for its high-quality English dub and deep storyline told through distinctly Japanese cinematography instead of expository dialogue.


 No.7555

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>>7553

>Technicolor

my mistake, the poster says Eastman Color

point is it's vivid and colorful


 No.7725

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.


 No.7727

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 No.7741

>>7727

> Kin-Dza-Dza

Many creators who try to pressure the viewer into emotions with blatant drama and special effects should weep when they see it.

Also, while being /film/ material on the West, it is one of the most watched movies of general public in ex-USSR area.




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 No.7588[Reply]

Do any of you make films?

What do you watch for inspiration?

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 No.7593

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

i often carry a camcorder around and record things that i see that i think are worth recording. i edit together a video with this footage every now and again. in this case, inspiration is just observing the world


 No.7595

I remember some old topics

>>5654 a series of shorts

>>5495 a bunch of people here made music videos

>>4777 general film making talk


 No.7598

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>>7591

Gladly.

>>7593

That's a good idea, I should maybe do that with my phone

>>7595

Thanks anon, really helps


 No.7603

>>7593

Please aim for more. This is bogstandard millennial curating rather than creating.

I know you can do more.


 No.7653

>>7603

i can and do, but it's music. i just like to observe my own life from a removed perspective, i don't really share what i make with people most of the time

i don't really expect to make anything worthwhile for a while, i don't really have my shit together enough to even write a script. my life is about as interesting as that video so i don't much to draw on. i made that one to explain my job to my (two) friends




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 No.7489[Reply]

>it's a board for plebs that can't talk about movies on /tv/

 No.7490

As an outsider, I most say I'm probably more impressed of this board than any other on 8chan.

So keep up the good work, I guess


 No.7491

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>it's a thread for people who just clicked the topbar


 No.7493

we do miss out on a lot of quality 4chan memespeak, but everyone has their cross to bear




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 No.5625[Reply]

Anybody know where I can get a copy (digital or physical) of A Fugitive from the Past (1965) with english subtitles? Been meaning to watch it forever.

 No.5645


 No.7405

Whats up guys anyone interested in collaborating to make money selling bluray movies and 4k porn. I'm a noob in networking and I'm not a programmer but I know how to get content and I have close to 100 Bluray remuxes and counting on storage and some 4k porn. I don't bother with anything lesser quality. I have 1Gb connection and can nothing but time. So if anyone wants to talk about doing something let me know. Thanks.


 No.7406

>>7405

I don't understand this scheme or who would buy them

Usually a big reason for buying a bluray is to get the retail packaging, booklet, etc


 No.7412

Then why are you commenting inconnu? And I am thinking of a streaming site or movie download site that is invite only and passworded. Movies would be added daily for download of streaming.




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 No.4438[Reply]

I've been really obsessed with Douglas Sirk and the lineage of directors he influenced. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Pedro Almodóvar and Todd Haynes specifically. Could someone recommend some modern or classic melodramas or comedies with strong colors, aesthetics similar to 50's Hollywood and central female characters? This can also be gen. discussion thread for Sirk and his style.
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 No.4526

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I've seen more black and white "women's films" than color melodramas. Do any grills post here btw? It depends how strictly you define this category, I can recommend these:

Jezebel

The Snake Pit

All About Eve

Queen Christina

The Good Earth

Wuthering Heights

The Letter

The Little Foxes

Mrs. Miniver

Gaslight

Brief Encounter

Letter From an Unknown Woman


 No.4537

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>>4526

Mrs. Miniver was an interesting piece of wartime propaganda but I don't know if it counts as 'melodrama'.

Mankiewicz and Ophüls are good picks though.


 No.4539

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>>4537

The Good Earth could be a stretch too (but everyone should see it anyway)

I forgot about Ida Lupino, particularly Outrage (1950) but I think she made a few others that would also qualify.


 No.6593

File: 1453480133255.jpg (42.08 KB, 900x506, 450:253, 33434.large.jpg)

I like what Sirk says to close out this clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z02M_qbTbDA

Also, there's a new video essay called "The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk"

Has anyone seen it?


 No.7345

>>6593

> Has anyone seen it?

here: http://endchan.xyz/.media/e8ecd12960799850a8fd80cc3ff9931b-videox-matroska/alias/The%20Vanity%20Tables%20of%20Douglas%20Sirk%20(2015).mkv

it's pretty interesting if you can filter out some of the narrator's cringey male feminism




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 No.7335[Reply]

This is probably the best film MTV has ever produced. I came in with no expectations except that it made me feel uncomfortable to watch as a kid. Alexander Payne deserves more recognition for his work.

Has anyone read the novel?

 No.7338

File: 1463988473322.jpg (79.65 KB, 855x1024, 855:1024, ox281287248319727767.jpg)

I like Alexander Payne but I've only seen About Schmidt and Sideways.

>>7335

> This is probably the best film MTV has ever produced

Based on the list I'm inclined to agree, sight unseen. Payne seems like the most competent film director in the bunch. In fact it's a little odd that he'd be involved with an MTV project at all.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MTV_Films

(Is Pootie Tang better or worse than Black Dynamite?)


 No.7339

YouTube embed. Click thumbnail to play.

You guys might like "The Passion of Martin", Alexander Payne's UCLA graduate student thesis


 No.7341

>>7339

I'm at work right now but will watch it when I can.

>>7338

I feel like in 1999 mtv still had a shred of credibility, I bet Payne saw it as an opportunity to not only get the movie made, but have the mtv marketing juggernaut behind his project as well.

I haven't seen pootie tang or black dynamite, someone should ask cucktino. He knows everything there is to know about bbcs, blacksploitation and i haets witey.


 No.7344

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>>7341

>someone should ask cucktino

I've been led to believe the director of Pootie Tang is even more qualified to speak on such matters

but i thought Black Dynamite was great. def worth a look




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 No.4622[Reply]

>Kurzel's Macbeth

>New films by HHH, Van Sant, Sorrentino, Jia Zhang, Villeneuve, Apichatpong, Kawase and Kurosawa

>pic related alone makes my dick diamonds

Is this the best line-up of Cannes' recent history? I'm definitely hyped.

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 No.7157

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Cannes 2016 Lineup Announced

http://www.festival-cannes.com/en/article/62135.html

thoughts?


 No.7159

>>7157

That deserves a new threat.


 No.7162

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>>7159

I found this thread in the catalog but I'm sorry if it was a bad idea to make it "Cannes general"


 No.7332

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> The film, which has received several one-star ratings, was off to a bad start when it opened with a block of text comparing the civil war in South Sudan to 'the brutality of a love, between a man...and a woman.'

> Several audience members are reported to have burst out laughing, and things just got worse.

> To say that The Last Face is his worst film at the helm is to understate the jaw-dropping imbecility of the project.


 No.7336

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Cannes 2016 Winners

Palme d'Or: I, Daniel Blake by Ken Loach

Grand Prix: It's only the end of the World by Xavier Dolan

Best director (tie): Cristian Mungiu for Graduation and Olivier Assayas for Personal Shopper

Best script: The Salesman by Asghar Farhadi

Best female performance: Jaclyn Jose for Ma' Rosa

Prix du Jury: American Honey by Andrea Arnold

Best male performance: Shahab Hosseini for The Salesman

Palme d’Honneur: Jean-Pierre Léaud

Caméra d'Or: Divines by Houda Benyamina

Palme d'Or for a short film: Timecode by Juanjo Giménez

Special Mention: The Girl Who Danced With The Devil by Joao Paulo Miranda Maria




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 No.6470[Reply]

Anyone know where I can watch this? I've searched ebay, jewtube and amazon with no luck ;__;

I hear that this is one of Bressons best films too...

 No.6471

try getting an invite to a private tracker. it's available on Karagarga and Pass the popcorn (and maybe some other trackers).


 No.6472

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File: 1450682142406-1.jpg (43.69 KB, 624x432, 13:9, 4nights2.jpg)

this is about as good as it gets

https://1fichier.com/?ygrvo8cf8v


 No.7248

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kg has a better rip now

sourced from television


 No.7320

File: 1463730878295.jpg (156.2 KB, 981x1000, 981:1000, bresson-robert-03-g.jpg)

>>7248

Thanks. I just watched that. This rip isn't perfect (some low-bitrate color distortion) but it's clearly better than the earlier one.

It's hard to say why it's not easier to find. The film is based on a Dostoyevsky story so it works well. One minor complaint is the robotic acting.

What else do people like from Robert Bresson?




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 No.7153[Reply]

Can ISIS' propaganda films be considered art?

 No.7163

Only if you're Post Modern piece of subhuman trash


 No.7164

Shit art, maybe.


 No.7295

>>7153

of course they are art, more so than a lot of things because they are designed with a message and audience in mind


 No.7299

File: 1463451782570.webm (1.07 MB, 1280x720, 16:9, isis arrows.webm)

They're a modern day Triumph des Willens when it comes to the kind of influence they're going to have on film. The sound, editing, framing, etc. is all very distinct even as the video directors are obviously trying to imitate video games and Hollywood. I think the reason the ISIS videos are so striking is because they have such a unique subject matter and viewpoint.

You can bet your ass that film makers are going to be stealing shots from ISIS videos for decades to come.

There's a decent collection of ISIS vids over on >>>/islamicstate/ iirc


 No.7305

yes.

now the question should be: is it good art?




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 No.4251[Reply]

With Easter and Passover this week, it's an opportune time to think about cinematic depictions of faith and religion. The film to spur the discussion is Cecil B. DeMille's silent account of the adult life of Jesus Christ.

> In a genre that deserves the best that artists can offer but is too often plagued by mediocrity, DeMille's flawed but powerful The King of Kings remains one of Hollywood’s most remarkable achievements. ~~ Decent Films


> Whether you’re religious or not, King of Kings is a monumental technical achievement of its era. Most notable are its impressive cinematography, ghostly special effects which must have been shocking in its day, and the appearance of an early form of color in two of its scenes — a two-strip Technicolor predecessor that remains one of few uses of color in a silent film. ~~ AMC Movie Guide


http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0018054/reference
http://ladailymirror.com/2011/09/27/louis-adamic-cecil-b-demille-movie-evangelist/

In addition to discussing The King of Kings, I think we should broaden the scope to evaluate other portrayals of religion onscreen. Do religious films face unique challenges that other films do not? What positive and negative traits stand out in the films you've seen? Is there a tradeoff between the sacred and the entertaining?
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 No.7055

File: 1460315422360.jpg (17.83 KB, 255x227, 255:227, 1460306600972.jpg)

good christian films?

They dont have to be explicitly christian or bible based.

But you know, still have some beautiful spiritual side or teachings.


 No.7060

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>>7055

I'm a big fan of the 1925 version of Ben-Hur. It's probably better than the Charlton Heston version

also - http://artsandfaith.com/t100/


 No.7289

>>7060

any more recs?


 No.7297

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>>7289

Have you seen The Ascent? I don't think it has been mentioned ITT but everyone should see it.


 No.7298

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Also I request Orthodox recommendations




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 No.7202[Reply]

rate my film, /tv/

https://vimeo.com/163198605

how did i do?

 No.7206

I didn't watch it with sound, but i liked it, reminds me of Ulive


 No.7208

Well done. I enjoy watching a nicely edited stream of footage

What software did you use and how many video clips did you start with?

One major problem is you think this is /tv/


 No.7209

Well done. Like >>7208 I'm curious to know more details. Also that archive site is cool, it's a good idea to edit together something from public domain clips, I might try that myself


 No.7217

>>7206

thanks man.

>>7208

>>7209

glad you liked it. i used adobe premiere.

i started with a few thematic ideas and found 20 or so clips i thought captured this, which ended up at about 60 videos from the archive total.

overall ~40 hours, i don't know if that's a lot for these compilations - but i did realize i was a dumb fuck after for not using some beat-matching program to help with the synchronization.


 No.7219

I feel like I don't really get what you're trying to accomplish cinematically. The content and theme is good but as a film collage I find it pretty uninteresting.

The music clashes with the editing. The former even with the repetitive electronic beat has a dreamy overtone to it which the latter fails to capture. Take away the music and it's still aesthetically unaffecting.




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