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Postby NemZ » Thu Mar 03, 2011 6:54 pm

ZARDOZ IS DISPLEASED.
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Postby Bomby von Bombsville » Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:02 pm

View Original PostBrikHaus wrote:Manos, anyone?

The presence of Torgo makes Manos infinitely more bearable than Patch Adams, IMO.
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Postby MugwumpHasNoLiver » Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:07 pm

View Original PostNemZ wrote:ZARDOZ IS DISPLEASED.


Does it freak anyone else out that 'Zardoz' sounds exactly like 'Xard' and 'Oz' put together?

Oh shit, you do pronounce 'Xard' like 'Zard' don't you? Or is the 'X' silent? 'Aard?' I've been making assumptions this entire time.
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Postby Bomby von Bombsville » Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:09 pm

I'm a Sinophone. I pronouce it "Shard."
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Postby Eva Yojimbo » Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:10 pm

View Original PostNemZ wrote:ZARDOZ IS DISPLEASED.
I know some who think that's a legitimately great film... unless they're pulling some epic troll.
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Postby Trajan » Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:57 pm

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No accounting for taste I suppose...

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, one of my favorite movies ever and for the first time of Blu-Ray!
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Postby Azathoth » Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:09 pm

View Original PostBomby von Bombsville wrote:I'm a Sinophone. I pronouce it "Shard."


Huh. I hadn't thought about how to pronounce it at all, but now that I try I find myself alternating between this and ザード

somebody elucidate upon this mystery

also do we not have the "it is a mystery" smiley? I feel like we could use one.
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Postby schismatics » Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:56 pm

View Original PostTrajan wrote:The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, one of my favorite movies ever and for the first time of Blu-Ray!


NICE. Now go watch There Will Be Blood and pick out all the similarities. :D

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Postby MugwumpHasNoLiver » Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:16 am

I watched Inland Empire with my twelve-year-old brother. He made it through the whole thing, I'm so proud of him.
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Postby Bomby von Bombsville » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:12 am

Cyrus is a pretty typical indiewood film. The main thing it made me realize is how much I like John C. Reilly as an actor.
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Postby NemZ » Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:18 am

View Original PostEva Yojimbo wrote:I know some who think that's a legitimately great film... unless they're pulling some epic troll.


Clearly trolls. Come on... it opens with a flying stone god/idol head that vomits guns and chants "The penis is bad!"

Oh wait, that isn't the opening. The opening is... dat mustache.

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Postby MugwumpHasNoLiver » Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:01 am

View Original PostBomby von Bombsville wrote:The main thing it made me realize is how much I like John C. Reilly as an actor.


John C. Reily grew up in my neighborhood. His cousin, Colleen Reily, is one of my mom's best friends, and the resemblance between them is uncanny. It's so strong, that I wish my mom was awake, so I could get clarification that she's not actually his sister. I remember when I first saw him in a movie, I was like "Holy shit, it's man-Colleen!" I met him once when her dad died, because he was in town for the funeral. My dad got drunk and made an ass of himself, but John C. Reily was too polite to tell him to shut the fuck up. I remember thinking he was a lot thinner in person. I also thought "He's on The Tim and Eric Awesome Show. His career is dead." Then again, he's also probably the best thing about that eleven minute abortion, and his episode of Tom Goes to the Mayor was one of the better ones. Then again again, there was Step-Brothers, which was unforgivable. Seemed like a pretty cool guy, though.
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Postby BrikHaus » Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:18 am

View Original PostMugwumpHasNoLiver wrote:Oh shit, you do pronounce 'Xard' like 'Zard' don't you? Or is the 'X' silent? 'Aard?' I've been making assumptions this entire time.

It's pronounced Eksssahhrrrd. Like a pirate.
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Postby Oz » Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:05 pm

Takashi Miike's The Bird People in China: Left me speechless. Completely. I find it impossible to pinpoint what I loved about the film, but I can't even tell if I should call it a masterpiece or not. Of course I can describe and evaluate its form, but there's an otherworldly quality to its screenplay. Spellbinding.
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Postby backseatjesus » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:16 pm

View Original PostMugwumpHasNoLiver wrote:I watched Inland Empire with my twelve-year-old brother. He made it through the whole thing, I'm so proud of him.

I wanted to watch that last night for some odd reason, but I ended up going to Walmart to buy some pomade and cigarettes. I don't smoke.

View Original PostOz wrote:Takashi Miike's The Bird People in China

I still need to see this.

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Postby Twin Drive Sigma Aquarion » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:45 pm

Area 51. Not Syfy's best, but it was still good.

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Postby liquidus118 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:59 pm

Old Boy.
A friend asked to borrow NGE from me and offered Old Boy and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance. I'd seen the fight scene from Old Boy so decided to take him up on his offer.
I watched Old Boy this evening and...Well I certainly didn't expect what I got. A fantastic film, though. Or at least I thought so.
I'll be watching Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance tomorrow most likely, so add that to the tally.

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Postby NemZ » Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:53 pm

I've seen Oldboy and Ms. Vengence, haven't gotten around to Mr. yet. Was it as good as the others?
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Postby liquidus118 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:58 pm

I'll be able to tell you tomorrow, but according to the friend who's given them to me it isn't as good as Old Boy.

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Postby Xard » Fri Mar 04, 2011 7:12 pm

Mrs. Vengeance > Oldboy > Mr. Vengeance


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