>In an America ravaged by atomic warfare, nomads spend their days scavenging for scrap in a blasted landscape. That's how ex-soldier Moses Baxter (Dylan McDermott) comes into possession of some spare android parts. He buys them as a present for his artist girlfriend, Jill (Stacey Travis), who plans to put them in a sculpture. What they don't know is that the pieces come from a new kind of android that is capable of reassembling itself – and is programmed to kill.
Extra film: Ghost World
The story of neo-cool Enid (Thora Birch) and Rebecca (Scarlett Johansson) who, faced with graduation from high school, take a hard look at the world they wryly observe and decide what they really want. When Enid takes an interest in the offbeat Seymour (Steve Buscemi) and Rebecca focuses her attention on their mutual romantic fixation Josh (Brad Renfro), the girls' friendship is forever changed.
NEXT WEEKS THEME IS: China
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I nominate The Wandering Earth (2019) for next week.
is this dang it ron paul meets dad space
Funfact: this film is set in the Judge Dredd universe
Interesting. I've heard Hardware is actually very good so maybe so more people will come in and discuss it this week.
Dumping some leftover No Way Out shots.
And some Pain and Gain stuff.
>55 Days at Peking(1963)
Yes it's old, but it's quite a bit ahead of it's time and it's the only movie you'll ever see that celebrates the white man crushing the yellow devil.
Pretty interesting movie about cops trying to find a serial killer who makes his victims to kill themselves in seemingly impossible ways.
>Big Trouble in Little China(1986)
Kurt Russel helps chinks fight other chinks. It's a classic, but most of /tv/ probably hasn't seen it because you all underage and don't watch movies.
>Last Hurrah for Chivalry(1979)
An early John Woo film about two hitmen in ancient China.
Jackie Chan becomes a cowboy.
Sei no mo
>1978's Crippled Avengers
Starring the Venom Mob, a group of renowned stuntmen/martial artists turned actors, and Chen Kuan-Tai (the tiger style actor) the low-budget film is about a benevolent martial hero (Chen) getting his family butchered by a bunch of bandits and turning bitter and evil due to the fact, so he proceeds to train his surviving son and treats people like shit for the rest of his days until one week he maims a group of men (the mob) that become friends and vow revenge on their folk hero.
>1985's Yes Madam!
Can be said it somewhat stars Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies) and Cynthia Rothrock (Undefeatable, the blonde karate chick in 90's karate flicks, main inspiration for Sonya Blade), this one became the standard-bearer of the Girls with Guns genre that invaded Hong Kong and everyone in America ignores because while it makes girls very powerful fighters they still get nasty jokes with no comebacks, get kicked in the vagoo, are thrown around more than they punch and overall actually look and behave like women. The last 2 movies' directors also play roles here.
The source for a bunch of gore .gif's back in last decade's /b/, this one stars Louis Fan as Riki-Oh, an all-powerful flawless one punch man that goes to prison for murder and gets his shit kicked due to bizarre torture chamber technology and mild psychological problems, his fame slowly precedes him and the prison's staff start to notice his power, who then try to kill his ass. This movie was the main inspiration for Mortal Kombat's Liu Kang and the whole fatality stuff plus it started the fame towards over the top asian "extreme" cinema that Tarantino loves to rip off. Yukari Oshima and The Lizard also appear around.
>1997's Made in Hong Kong
Starring an all cast of teenager amateurs and civilians paid 50 bucks a day, this movie was the response to America's independent scene, but with the difference here that the reason for it was due to Communist China cucking the brits out of power and chinks realizing it would be their last days of creative freedom. It's a great little movie and more so due to the context of no money, although the director hamfisted a bizarre scene to pay tribute to Besson, yeah well nothing is perfect.
>1998's Knock Off
Starring Jean Claude Van Damme himself under 10 grams of coke a day, this is probably his most underrated movie and a shining example of cinematography and editing working together to ridicule and parody cinematic trends of the 90's, and its script wrote by legend Steve de Souza (Demolition Man, Die Hard, Commando, co-wrote 48 Hours) as a parody to inane comedy action which he himself created in the 80's. It's about the son of killed french missionaries who then was adopted by the triad and turned fashion designer turned bootleg contrabandist soon-to-turn legit businessman who partners with a jewish fashion executive to start selling pants amid the Chink-British hangover exchange in 1997, but nothing seems like it is and soon the man will be swarmed with glowing CIAniggers and evil russian hackers trying to kill his friends and business. Probably one of the last ridiculous action movies until Crank appeared a decade later.
The most relevant pick, imageboard-wise, must be Riki Oh but Yes Madam gives further context on the feminist crisis and how Port China handled it very differently from its Hollywood counterparts, as in they degraded women a lot more for the sake of comedy and narrative justifications to give them more weight when they actually start killing people, not just placing a mary sue and go with it. Knock Off is an obligatory view for anyone claiming liking 80's action movies. The other two are unique examples of cinema that might be worth a shot if people are interested.
Also >>2080385 Big Trouble in Little China and Last Hurrah for Chivalry are great picks, although i would replace Hurrah for Hard Boiled just so newfags know what a shoot-out is.
Will check both out thanks op, I hope you dont fail us again. I also nominate "The Bird People of China" by Takashi Miike.
Does it really count tho? It's basically Tibet and starring 2 japs plus another who spoke mandarin and english :^)
Kidding, that's a great movie with some excellent sequences and pretty cool yellow devil cinematography.
I have so little respect for this board I'm using it to test my vpn
Riki-oh is cheese kino. Definitely worth a watch.
>Weekly movie thread getting fewer and fewer posts each time
Good work guys
already a quarter of last week's posts in a single day
Even more hopeful when you realise about 60% of those posts were All Me™.
What happened to her? I saw a lot of her older movies, and I think she had some genuine talent. Was she pushed into the background because she didn't fit the new beauty ideal? Or did somethin else happened?
I always liked these femme fatale, chink style movies. Not because they get kicked around and verbally abused all the time by the villains but because their characterizations are believable thus resulting in the viewer rooting for them.
Most likely a combination of her looking too white and refusing to suck some producer's cock.
It was more likely her father who was also her manager. There are multiple accounts of him threatening actors/directors and just generally acting crazy which led to her being fired from projects. He used to insist on watching Thora's sex scenes.
A shame, really…
Yeah, she's a qt. Still can't decide whether to watch Ghost World or Hardware first though.
Hardware is one of my favorite rough gem kind of movies.
My my, what a utopic future.
When you see this at the start of a film, you know you're in for a treat.
>movies are so bad that the weekly film club has to resort to pre-90s films
I don't think it's an issue of quality. It's just that 30's to 80's is six decades whereas 90's up to now is only two decades. So it follows that we'd get more older films in the mix.
>only two decades
movies kind of lost steam in the 90s, with a brief kino revival in the early 2000s to the dire state of modern cinema
Hollywood realised they could sell the same film over and over again, so they did.
>movies kind of lost steam in the 90s
That's the kino era in plenty of countries. And in America i dare to say there's more good ideas or even movies in the 90's than in the 00's.
this was a good watch. They make Bar Paly less attractive in the movie by having her eyebrows all cholafied and with oodles of makeup when she is more attractive in real life.
The movie bills itself as being a true story but while I did really enjoy the movie, it is hardly a truthful retelling.
I know jack fuck about movies but what I do know is about old shit I desperately want to know about this 90s-00s kino and I desperately scour /tv/ for any feint remnants
>The movie bills itself as being a true story but while I did really enjoy the movie, it is hardly a truthful retelling.
I think that's tongue in cheek. The film has many moments that obviously never happened.
my smoothbrain took that literally. I will say that Mark Wahlberg was great in this one, and that some of the weirder parts (barbecueing the hands) actually did happen in real life. Also look how ugly the sun gym gang was in real life, they really did them a favor having Marky mark and co be their screen representatives.
Yeah, they really humanised a bunch of dumb thugs both in looks and attitude, everyone else is a gullible accomplice or a greedy asshole. Every biopic should be like that, a ridiculous cartoon version of the real events.
Same as bleaching that arab mutt in Bully. Even the Stranger Things cast can hardly reflect the kind of creatures that inhabit the swamps of Florida.
I've got something better to peddle to you goy.
>chinese race saving anything
>4 videos on netflix losing money suggested at the end of the trailer
WHAT DO WE WANT?
INTERRACIAL GAY PORNOGRAPHY ON WEEKLY FILM CLUB
WHEN DO WE WANT IT?
>reading the OP
>get intrigued and willing to watch the film
>"and is programmed to kill."
>lose all interest
It's also programmed to fuck but they don't tell you that in the synopsis or the film or the source material or the behind the scenes stuff.
The board has been swept away by a zachnado and i haven't been watching film club recs because seen em, uninterested, too busy, can't get it without download.
she quit the movie election because of creative differences. then her dad had a spat on set with the director of some movies sex scene she was in.
she's part jew, and her parents are degenerate porn stars who were in deepthroat.
seeing as she banged fred durst and hung out at the payboy mansion, and also gave an interview saying she enjoyed watching porn, i dont think it would be too hard for a kike to bang her.
maybe they figured she was just not fit for a lot of roles, or maybe since she headlined ghost world, that set the bar higher than she was capable of maintaining.
really looks like she is wearing a dick necklace
On paper it seems like an uninspired ripoff but I really like it.
It does the grimy semi-apocalypse setting really well, it doesn't feel overly cheesy.
Music is absolutely great.
The acting is well done, Stacey Travis in particular. She feels like a very realistic character, maybe because this is before you had to force feminism into everything. The rest of the main cast are also very likable.
The pervert being named (((wineberg))) was a nice touch but that scene went on way too long.
On the other hand, the population control theme is brought up but they never really do anything with it or explain how they're suddenly mass producing MARK 13 when it's implied that he's a forgotten horror.
The religious theme is half-assed.
The practical effects get worse at the end.
4/5, critics are fucking retarded.
But I guess everyone wants to talk about the tumblr movie with double jew action.
Yeah I think they should have pushed the MARK 14+ as what was being mass produced after fixing the wicked witch weakness in the MARK 13. This may have at least helped imply that the Mk13 was just a shitty prototype. But I don't think it was implied to be lost tech or anything, the midget wrote it off initially as some piece of shit but saying it was a patrol droid or something, low level crap with some unusual wiring. Then the only other times we hear anything about the origins of the robot it's that midget having found some tape and he's learning about it as if it is current and real, top secret stuff buddy everythings tapped come to the warehouse bro. I'd say if anything the history of the bot we deal with goes from "PoS regular not" to "secret gov killmachine". I'd like to note that the new population control also indicates that a gov killbot is indeed current.
The transient sand walker guy in the beginning had a cool design I hoped he'd pop back up mid movie
>But I don't think it was implied to be lost tech or anything
Well he did find it in the middle of nowhere (pre-apocalypse minefield/installation?), which implies it didn't get there recently/is a recent design.
> I'd like to note that the new population control also indicates that a gov killbot is indeed current.
You're right, and now that I go back and look at it, it does say "Currently on zone test" when he's looking at the files, but it's too big a coincidence for me.
>The transient sand walker guy in the beginning had a cool design I hoped he'd pop back up mid movie
Yeah, I thought so too. Drug fueled salvaging adventures sounds like fun.
>Well he did find it in the middle of nowhere (pre-apocalypse minefield/installation?), which implies it didn't get there recently/is a recent design.
I agree, that's the part that threw me off and without that I wouldn't have tried to spell out why I don't think it's old tech. I guess they just failed on a few levels to establish the universe well enough that something like this wouldn't be a topic of confusion.
Imagine having to write about cinema in the 2010s in the future when most big films were remakes, reboots, sequels or MCU capeshit movies.
It's going to end up as a lost decade of filmmaking.
Has there been a more beautifully shot scene than this?
Watched, it really only excelled on the robot, the pervert, the midget and dylan Mcdermott. I have never read or heard of the source material but I guess it must really expand on the universe.
There wont be a mark 14 because its not the right bible verse. The overpopulation, religious, and feminist undertones really took it away from me and I think the first half could be skipped altogether. Why is overpopulation a problem when they are going to space?? The robot was really cool though but that stupid slut was banging blacks and drug addicts while her boyfriend was out earning hard earned scrap for her shitty neet art projects. Like Im sure lots of inspiration was from Sigourney Weaver and Sarah Connor but she just fell flat and unlikeable imo.
>wont be a mark 14 because its not the right bible
oh yeah duh
The MED BULL is god ultimate creation.He built us to be strong,intelligent and beautiful.
The MED BULL is the biggest creator in the history.They created the biggest most famous empire: Roman Empire,when the empire was created the beginning of what we call Western Civilization was born.
Mediterraneans are also the biggest defenders of Europe.These BULLS defended Europe from hordes of Muslims numerous times.
They are responsible for the philosophy,mathematic and many other.The pioneers of navigation are also the Mediterranean people.They made the discovery of the American continent.
Mediterranean people are probably the epitome of humanity
So how's that film club on your movie board coming along? Oh right, it isn't. :^)
You mean people ever participated in this to begin with?
Yeah, we had streams with several people watching and around 20 banners made.
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This movie is so bad there is no way I can defend it and the Chinese and I have yellow fever. Guy at one point aims and shoots his shoulder mounted minigun at Jupiter from a travelling Earth, screaming bloody murder. It's just, the entire premise of the movie makes no sense, the actions of the characters make zero sense, it's proof the commies can have all the fancy cgi tech they can buy, but it cant save them from making a God awful movie.
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I am the one who nominated The Wandering Earth, but if it's that schlocky I'd honestly rather not watch it.
Gahoole if you didn't already select the movie for next week can I retract my nomination for The Wandering Earth? In its place I will nominate Shadow (2018). Directed by Zhang Yimou, best known for movies like Hero (2002) or House of Flying Daggers (2004). I haven't seen Shadow yet but I've heard good things.
It really makes me wonder if you are the only dude who posts that movie everywhere, and you have been doing so for 7 months, didn't someone on /film/ review it just to counter someone else (you) from recommending it?
I haven't seen it but everyone who has says it's not nearly as good, in fact his worst outing since forever, and why did you recommend a movie before when you haven't seen it yet.
I'm onto you Wong, i'm gonna say the 天 word!
Ash is Purest White was one I wanted to see
Uploading the comic for Hardware: Shok! Featured in Judge Dredd.
Its in 7 parts
I get theres only like 5 of us here but did no one watch Ghost World? I really like Scar Jo, Thora Birch was good sometimes but overall unlikeable which I guess was the point I didnt sympathize especially at the end maybe Im just a god damn normalfag living in a normalfag world. Steve Buscemi was top tier I think I have yet to see him play a poor role truly a high caliber actor. Somehow this shit made it to the Criterion Collection which is off in my books. The director also did Crumb which I have shilled numerous times here. Looking at Birchs filmography looks like she shit the bed with a bunch of terrible direct to video movies and she was probably BLACKED in The Last Black Man of San Francisco but what can you do when you got them Jew Genes. Ill spare you her more recent photos
No, I just watched
INTERRACIAL GAY PORNOGRAPHY
mind sharing a good scence? love that stuff
I watched it, but I'll save myself typing a huge paragraph where I'll miss a bunch of typos and I'll just come on the livestream to talk about it.
Surprisingly not bad, even though it shamelessly ripped off mad max and terminator. Hilarious how Ol Harv made a self-insert and killed him off
For the next movie, I recommend some classic kung fu kinos
>36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
A movie so good it had an album named after it. A young man seeking revenge for the murder of his clan turns to the legendary Shaolin Temple to give him the skills he needs.
>Born Invincible (1978)
An evil, white haird kung fu practitioner who mastered his internal energies through the mystical art of Thai Chi has made himself invincible and terrorizes a small town with his two henchmen. Three local heroes gang up to try to find his weakness and stop him
>Five Element Ninjas (1982)
Two warring clan leaders challenge each other to a tournament involving their best fighters. One clan loses heavily, and in revenge employs the services of the Five Element Ninjas, whose fighting styles are based on the five Chinese elements (gold, wood, water, fire and earth). The ninjas dutifully defeat the hitherto victorious clan and then turn on their employers. It seems as though the ninjas are set to rule the martial world - but the sole surviving member of the clans meets up with an old man who alone knows the secret of how to defeat the ninjas…
mad max, stalker* and terminator
I approve of these movies. Pearls before swine though.
Solid picks there, to this day i still confuse Born Invincible's baddie with The Mystery of Chessboxing one.
>A movie so good it had an album named after it
By that standard any Shaw Brothers movie was good because the hiphop community stole and converted with jigabonics all the movie and character names because that's the only thing niggers do.
Still, a 30-minute end fight scene always merits a mention, the Liu Brothers are a bunch of action beasts.
This or A Better Tomorrow for next week. Anyone got the year-to-date list?
8 Diagram Pole Fighter >>>>>>>>>>>> all of those
t. Fu Sheng girlie fan
>Anyone got the year-to-date list?
a better tomorrow pls.
Is that a statement?
I'm flattered that my suggestion has made it halfway through the China week, but isn't it time for a new thread with a new movie to be made?