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>> No. 15319 Anonymous
29th October 2013
Tuesday 10:52 pm
15319 Hidden Gems?
I found this bad boy on netflix, I watched for the tits stayed for the rest of the film. Brilliantly funny and touching. Anyone got any other hidden gems?
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>> No. 15320 Anonymous
29th October 2013
Tuesday 10:57 pm
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>I watched for the tits
>> No. 15321 Anonymous
29th October 2013
Tuesday 11:08 pm
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I quite like Malice in Wonderland and The Men Who Stare at Goats. Art School Confidential is quite similar to Cashback in some ways. The plot's asinine but some characters and some scenes are great.
>> No. 15322 Anonymous
29th October 2013
Tuesday 11:19 pm
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There's a series called Orphan Black that I've watched all of the first season of. I first saw it on iPlayer, at first I thought it was really just naff but after an episode or two I was quite hooked and definitely looking forward to season 2 (April 2014, apparently).

Further, if you've missed it, The Bridge (Swedish/Danish) is really excellent. I wouldn't bother with the remakes.

Lastly, if you've not yet watched it, be sure to look at the US House of Cards (on Netflix). That was really, really good as well, definitely on par with the British original in several respects.
>> No. 15324 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 9:06 am
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Io non sono Inglese, te catso. T'uccido.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 15325 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 3:20 pm
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Funny Games is smashing. I don't think you can go wrong with the remake either, same director and shots, good cast. Out of interest, why would you suggest the original over the remake?
>> No. 15326 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 3:33 pm
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More or less straight-to-DVD movie Operation: Endgame is something my dad had in his huge stack of copy DVDs that we picked at random to watch and I thoroughly enjoyed it. That said, to this day I still call it "Project Endgame".

It has my favourite ever movie murder in it, someone uses the top part of a paper shredder on someone's face.

The story makes almost no sense and can be boiled down to "super secret American governmental organisation simultaneously plots and battles terror and only employed fucking weirdos and now has to be shut down".

I highly recommend it.
>> No. 15328 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 4:26 pm
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That's fucking not how you hold a baseball bat.
>> No. 15329 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 6:24 pm
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Kevin Costners The Postman.

>> No. 15330 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 7:48 pm
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I actually preferred Waterworld (I think someone told me The Postman was called "Dirtworld" in production, they're certainly two of a kind). It's a movie out of time, feeling like one of those coke-addled 80s action movies a la Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. It has some of the most absurd plot/logic holes of any movie I've ever seen but I still love it.
>> No. 15331 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 7:48 pm
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I'm a fan of both, personally. I saw the live-action Waterworld in the US once, it was fantastic.
>> No. 15333 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 8:48 pm
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The Ogre, by Volker Schloerndorff, 1996. Very unique and original film, though some of the acting isn't great.
>> No. 15334 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 8:49 pm
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Also the horror film Ravenous, not a clue why it doesn't have the fame it deserves.
>> No. 15335 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 10:09 pm
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Finally I can admit, it's my favourite film.

Even imported the Blu-ray from the US as for ssme reason, didn't get released over here.
>> No. 15336 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 11:15 pm
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Survive Style 5+

I don't know how to describe it really, apart from intertwining stories, it's a bit bonkers.

>> No. 15337 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 11:47 pm
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>it's a bit bonkers.
That's an understatement. I've only tried watching it once but at no point did I have the slightest inkling what the fuck was going on.
>> No. 15338 Anonymous
30th October 2013
Wednesday 11:54 pm
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I think this went under a lot of peoples radars, which is a shame, because it's fucking fantastic. Future cult classic, for sure.
Also, McDonaghs' other film, In Bruges, is brilliant.

There's countless foreign films worth watching that most people haven't heard of, I'll make another post about some of those.
>> No. 15339 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 12:05 am
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First thing that came to mind when you said foreign films was Dogtooth, which I recommend. For those who haven't heard of it, it's about a family who for reasons unexplained keep their kids within the bounds of their home for their entire lives and tell them it's dangerous to leave.
>> No. 15340 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 12:57 am
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>There's countless foreign films worth watching that most people haven't heard of, I'll make another post about some of those.

Please do, looking forward to this one.
>> No. 15341 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 2:13 am
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Pretty Village, Pretty Flame.

Saw it a 2am one night years ago, never forgotten.
>> No. 15342 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 9:13 am
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What a pleasant surprise. You're all aware of the extended for TV version, I take it? Any thoughts vs. the theatrical cut?
>> No. 15343 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 9:49 am
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Foreign film fans, I really recommend the two Brazilian 'Tropa de Elite' titles. They're better than City of God imo, and many other more famius titles to boot.
The director of them is in charge of the Robocop remake, which is why I'm highly optimistic for it.
>> No. 15344 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 11:52 am
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I've never seen it. One day they'll bring it out on Blu. One day.
>> No. 15345 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 12:04 pm
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Are you that much of a stickler for HD that you'll not watch a DVD even if no HD alternative is available?
>> No. 15346 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 2:46 pm
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I can't recommend The Raid enough. I went to see it at the cinema with absolutely no idea what it was just because my mate invited me and didn't know it was an Indonesian film until I got there. The story is basically identical to the recent Judge Dredd film except everything about it is a million times better. At least a million.

Starts off fairly interesting and sets the scene and then someone pisses the main character off and he just fucks absolutely everything up. If you like watching little Oriental blokes kick the fuck out of each other - or even if you don't - then this film will give you a massive stonk-on.

>In Bruges
Amazing. I could watch it every day.
>> No. 15347 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 3:10 pm
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Not sure if this counts as hidden, but I remembered to watch the 13th Warrior again recently. Watched it twice in the week, second time with the missus. Both of us loved it.
>> No. 15348 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 5:39 pm
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I love them both equally but The Raid just...fuck. So much more brutal. That Machette gang-excellent.
>> No. 15349 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 6:04 pm
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I didn't like The Raid much. I thought it was a good concept but overall just quite boring. The fighting wasn't nearly as interesting as I'd hoped and the acting (what there was) just plain sucked. I much preferred Dredd.
>> No. 15351 Anonymous
31st October 2013
Thursday 6:50 pm
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Beautiful film!
>> No. 15352 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 12:09 am
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Dunno how well known Ben Wheatley is among you lot, I certainly didn't hear about him before but I'm glad I did. Low budget British films that don't feel cheap.
Kill List - Horror/thriller, really fucking good
A field in England - Basically 5 English Civil War soldiers in a field, it's like a psychedelic slice of 17th century England
Sightseers - Murder comedy.. I'm watching that one in a minute
>> No. 15353 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 12:09 am
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Nope, happy with stuff on VHS too. It is nice though to see the old favourites looking pretty.
>> No. 15354 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 12:29 am
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I wasn't sure what to think of Kill List. It was pretty ok but I don't think it was a real masterpiece.

I watched AFIE in the cinema on release (and drank the beer, which was pretty good). It was interesting but it didn't really grab me much.

I'll give Sightseers a look-in on your recommendation m8.
>> No. 15355 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 1:03 am
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Ok, but the extended TV version has been available on DVD since years and years ago. (I don't mean it to seem like I'm pushing this, just curious as it sounded like you were waiting on the Bluray.)
>> No. 15356 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 2:16 am
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From what I've been told it still isn't the full cut.
it has a couple of extra bits, but also cuts out a lot.
>> No. 15357 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 3:32 am
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Ben Wheatley is great. If you disagree, watch Ideal and Sightseers. A real up and coming british director.
>> No. 15358 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 9:10 am
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I can't believe I forgot to mention Generation Kill. It's one of the funniest and saddest series (7 eps total adapted from a nonfiction book - it features at least one real person playing themselves), about the US Marines in the early days of Iraq 2003.

I always ask if people have seen it when talking about TV but few have even heard of it.
>> No. 15359 Anonymous
1st November 2013
Friday 10:08 am
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This was another great Iraq War show. Only lasted one season before they pulled the plug though. Think it was on Sky One about 8 years ago.
>> No. 15360 Anonymous
3rd November 2013
Sunday 4:17 pm
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I thought Over There was absolutely terrible. I remember seeing it when it was first aired and found it not only unrealistic but also tremendously boring.

Generation Kill was great though. Entertaining and rewatching.
>> No. 15364 Anonymous
3rd November 2013
Sunday 9:12 pm
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Generation Kill lad reporting; I gave the first ep of Over There (the pilot) a try and thought it was pretty crap.
However I know that pilots of series can be poor and not be demonstrative of the quality of a series (see; Spartacus) so I might give another one a shot.
>> No. 15374 Anonymous
3rd November 2013
Sunday 10:36 pm
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This, the Pilot was pretty naff. Give a couple of the proper episodes a go.
>> No. 15375 Anonymous
3rd November 2013
Sunday 11:15 pm
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... Fuck, I'm watching 2ep now. It's substantially better.

Worth sticking with, otherlad.
>> No. 15377 Anonymous
4th November 2013
Monday 12:14 am
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I completely agree, I don't think a lot of The Scary Door or A Field in England either but Sightseers is fab and his episodes of Ideal aren't bad either.
>> No. 15378 Anonymous
4th November 2013
Monday 12:32 am
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Import/Export has been stuck in mind since i watched in on Film4 over a year ago.
It's got this dark feel to it and is a little nasty psychologically with the sex scenes. The parts in the nursing home are just strange to watch too, even though i used to work in one myself. It's a subtitled jobby, but a damn fine film in my opinion.

>> No. 15381 Anonymous
5th November 2013
Tuesday 8:20 am
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A TV film on ITV 14 years ago called Bostock's Cup. I think most of it has been uploaded to YouTube, but apart from that it's hard to track down.

It's the best sporting comedy I've seen, which admittedly isn't saying much. It's a shame that ITV haven't repeated it since.

>> No. 15403 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 1:07 pm
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This was on ITV back in 99 I think, six part Post-Apoc series.

Never been released on DVD or VHS, and I loved it.
>> No. 15404 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 1:17 pm
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Anyone seen Twin Town? For a crude comedy it's strangely original and even poignant.
>> No. 15405 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 1:21 pm
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I watched Shame yesterday, was ok.
>> No. 15406 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 1:23 pm
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Also there's Danton, with Depardieu, honestly the best historic drama I've ever seen, I'd recommend it to anyone.
>> No. 15408 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 5:58 pm
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Ha! I've never seen anyone post TLT before, on any board.
I watched that when I was 8 on release, scared the shit out of me. Never really encountered the idea of full-scale armageddon of mankind before.
>> No. 15409 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:09 pm
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TLT fucking rocked. I jsut wish I could track down a decent torrent for it...
>> No. 15410 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:09 pm
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>> No. 15411 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:14 pm
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I think I streamed it the other year.
>> No. 15412 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:28 pm
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>> No. 15413 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:36 pm
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It's not exactly hard to find. I think I used http://streamallthis.me/watch/the-last-train/
>> No. 15414 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:38 pm
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I have it on DVD.
Abeit transferred from VHS, snowy lines, clips of adverts and all.
>> No. 15415 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 6:52 pm
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Any way you could upload that as a torrent? My laptop hates streaming...
>> No. 15416 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 7:21 pm
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I'm pretty sure you can just download stuff if it's on putlocker

>> No. 15417 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 7:24 pm
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Twin town is excellent.

I might be interested in this The Last Train you're all on about, but call me a picky cunt, I'm not up for watching a low bitrate stream of a shoddy rip of a VHS recording of an FM broadcast. Is there a reason it's not available some way that's a bit less fucked?
>> No. 15418 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 7:29 pm
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It was screened on analogue TV and it was never given enough acclaim to be converted into a better format.
>> No. 15419 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 7:49 pm
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If that were to work on Linux, then all would be good.
>> No. 15420 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 7:54 pm
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Any time The Last Train is mentioned I just think of that bit when the main character was on This Morning With Richard Not Judy.

"You've embarrassed me, you've embarrassed the audience, and you've embarrassed Nicola Walker off The Last Train."
"Yes you have. Now we must find Ark!"
>> No. 15422 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:43 pm
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Can anyone remmeber the BBC series about aliens landing in Scotland and some fuck off huge "thing" slowly growing? Loads of army and scientists sent in and then they nuke them...I wish I could recall the name...
>> No. 15423 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:46 pm
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Got it, Invasion: Earth, but no seeds. Meh.
>> No. 15424 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:47 pm
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Is this your card?
>> No. 15425 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:49 pm
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>> No. 15426 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 11:09 pm
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I did e-mail Granada a while back and was told that it was never considered for release due to apparent lack of interest.
>> No. 15427 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 11:15 am
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I don't know why but you've just reminded me of a ghost train style ride thing they had at Granada Studios that scared me shitless when I was a kid.

I don't know if it was related but it was about aliens and stuff. Anybody know what I'm on about?
>> No. 15428 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 11:42 am
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I don't remember that but I remember their fake cityscape you could look out on with little model buildings, and their replica Coronation Street, and their pretend houses of parliament.

I remember a room you could look in through a window and they had a "ghost" in there. It was an actor who looked semi-transparent. I assume there was another pain of glass and you were looking at the reflection.
>> No. 15430 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 2:59 pm
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Aliens had landed, trevor Nelson was on the fake news.
>> No. 15433 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 10:43 pm
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Not exactly hidden, but Ripper Street really does has its moments.

There's a bit in the most recent episode which is genuinely tearjerking ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03hhsw1/hd/Ripper_Street_Series_2_Am_I_Not_Monstrous/ ). It's not necessary to rewatch previous episodes.
>> No. 15434 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 11:10 pm
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How is Ripper Street?
>> No. 15435 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 11:13 pm
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Mixed. I watched one or two episodes from the previous series, which were 5/10, some interesting ideas but lacklustre execution - the second series _seems_ to have improved on that, but I haven't watched S201 yet.
>> No. 15436 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 11:15 pm
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There was a bus shelter on the corner of the replica Coronation Street which had the graffiti WEATHERFIELD SKINS in it. Great detail.
>> No. 15437 Anonymous
7th November 2013
Thursday 11:15 pm
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To reiterate S2E2 is really really good, it's worth watching in its own right before it goes off iPlayer.
>> No. 15439 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 12:10 am
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I'm the lad who said I would do a post about foreign gems, and then immediately forgot about it. Anyway, I'm back. I can't really be arsed going into detail, so i'll just give brief descriptions, but they are all films I've really enjoyed.

Ticket inspectors on a Hungarian metro. Really difficult to sum this film up briefly. Fucking brilliant though.

>The Host
Korean monster film. Think Godzilla and cloverfield, but 10x better.

>The Chaser
Koran thriller about a dirty cop turned pimp trying to establish who is responsible for the disappearance of several of his girls.

>La Haine
24 hours in a Parisian ghetto with 3 young local lads. Set amidst police brutality and riots.

>Memories of Murder
Two rural Korean cops and a special detective from the capital investigate a series of brutal rape murders. Their crude measures become more desperate with each new corpse found. Based on a true case.

Classic Japanese epic. Based on Shakespears King Lear.

Japanese crime drama. An internal yakuza dispute gets a bit out of hand.

Disturbing French horror.

Spanish time travel murder thriller thingy. Don't watch any trailers, they all spoil the film.

i'll post some more later, If i don't forget.
>> No. 15440 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 10:00 am
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Fantastic list, the brief synopses are exactly what I like as they don't lead you to expect too much of the film, and often what it actually delivers is vastly different from all the expectations you still formed based on that brief synopses.

10/10 post, thank you very much lad.
>> No. 15441 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 10:21 am
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We had a thread about it but if anyone missed out, Troll is great.
>> No. 15442 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 11:25 am
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Also Trollhunter (Trolljegeren) is very good but it might've been mentioned earlier.
>> No. 15443 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 12:30 pm
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That's what I was thinking of. Shit.
>> No. 15444 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 1:49 pm
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>Delhi Belly
A delivery mix-up leads to a face-off between poor, naive room-mates and ruthless gangsters.

>Jar City
Icelandic film about a weary detective investigating a murder, finds that it is linked to a deeper and darker secret spanning decades in a small town.
They want to make an English remake.
>> No. 15445 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 5:33 pm
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I've seen Jar City. I didn't think it was a great masterpiece but it was pretty enjoyable.

>English remake
Where, in Somerset?
>> No. 15446 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 10:20 pm
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Set this year. Sage for should've posted this earlier.
>> No. 15447 Anonymous
8th November 2013
Friday 10:42 pm
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Somerset isn't dreary enough.
>> No. 15448 Anonymous
9th November 2013
Saturday 1:15 am
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>Attack the Gas Station
Slapstick Korean film about a siege in a petrol station.
>> No. 15449 Anonymous
9th November 2013
Saturday 2:54 am
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>13 Assassins
An elder samurai accepts a suicide mission to assassinate a well protected Shogun lord renowned for his evil deeds. He recruits 11 other samurai and they pick up some vagrant along the way, making 13. Beautifully simple film. Fantastic characters, even better battle scenes. Clearly inspired by Seven Samurai but, what 'men on a mission' film isn't?

Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, as himself, Jean-Claude Van Damme. What happens when a washed up out of work movie action hero finds himself in a real life or death situation?

>Man Bites Dog
Belgian mockumentary. A film crew follow a murderous thief on his daily rounds.

>The Bandit
Turkish drama about a notorious bandit and his experiences after serving a 35 year sentence.
>> No. 15489 Anonymous
13th November 2013
Wednesday 9:45 pm
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I'm watching the NBC series 'Dracula'. I'm on episode 2, it was a bit shaky to start with but it seems to be picking up quite well. Worth a look.
>> No. 15501 Anonymous
15th November 2013
Friday 6:42 pm
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Did you carry on with the series lad?
>> No. 15502 Anonymous
16th November 2013
Saturday 1:05 am
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holy shite.
I made a thread on here a while back asking if anyone remembered this series and what it was called. Nobody had any idea what I was talking about. I fucking loved that show.
thank you so much.
>> No. 15503 Anonymous
16th November 2013
Saturday 1:14 am
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Not probs lad. It's what got me into Post Apoc stuff.
>> No. 15504 Anonymous
16th November 2013
Saturday 1:55 am
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Er, yes I did lad, but I got bogged down with stuff and stopped. I got up to ep5 I think. I will continue when I have the time some day when I'm not awake at 2am. Thanks for recommending it, it is very good. The one with the psycho CIA interrogator guy was very good.
>> No. 15505 Anonymous
16th November 2013
Saturday 3:29 am
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Fair dues. Good to see others enjoy it.
Suprised it never got a 2nd season myself.
>> No. 15510 Anonymous
16th November 2013
Saturday 6:49 pm
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I must not've seen that thread because I went on an odyssey a few years ago through every private tracker and torrent site available trying to find a copy of it, I remembered it so vividly and loved that series so much.
>> No. 15514 Anonymous
19th November 2013
Tuesday 12:21 am
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I just watched Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes) and it was pretty good.
The end is a little predictable but it's definitely "up there" with Primer in terms of intelligent handling of time travel.
>> No. 15515 Anonymous
19th November 2013
Tuesday 12:35 am
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Just to note, the Timecrimes uses an immutable, causal-loop theory of time, compared to Primer's multiple universe time travel.

I also recommend The Lives of Others but it's very long.
>> No. 15516 Anonymous
19th November 2013
Tuesday 1:20 am
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Can you believe they're fucking remaking it. It's an slow-moving indie film with no music and set entirely within a radius of about 1km, how is Hollywood going to butcher it?
>> No. 15517 Anonymous
19th November 2013
Tuesday 1:24 am
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I didn't know they were planning on it. I guess it's just so they can appeal to a wider/richer/illiterate audience?
>> No. 15543 Anonymous
23rd November 2013
Saturday 6:37 am
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Just watching The Guard, by someone who also did In Bruges; a writer or director or something I don't know. It looks good so far anyway.
>> No. 15544 Anonymous
23rd November 2013
Saturday 10:59 am
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You seem like a foreign film connoisseur so I'll give you some of mine:

Das Leben des Anderen (The lives of others) - Very moving story about a man who works for the stasi

Das Experiment - Based on the Stanford Prision Experiments

Lola Rennt (Run Lola Run) - You have 30 minutes to get €250,000

Goodbye Lenin - This is hilarious. A woman has a stroke before the fall of the Berlin wall. Any surprise could trigger another stroke. So they have to pretend that they still live in East Germany despite westernisation.

Der Baader-meinhof Komplex - About a German terrorist group from the 70s I think.

I'm going to watch Kontroll this weekend, hopefully.
>> No. 15549 Anonymous
23rd November 2013
Saturday 12:21 pm
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You've just reminded me of a German language film I watched. Gunther Grass' Unkenrufe/The Call of the Toad was made into a film in 2005. It's one of those films that covers lots of topics, but at the core it's all about a German man and a Polish woman who fall for eachother around the time of the fall of the Berlin wall. Together they attempt to open a cemetery for displaced WWII survivors but their good intentions are corrupted with the eastward spread of capitalism.

... Fuck, I've made it sound extremely boring, but it really is a satisfying piece of work, I promise. It features Hitler's motorcade squishing stuff, too.
>> No. 15575 Anonymous
24th November 2013
Sunday 6:00 pm
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>Japanese crime drama. An internal yakuza dispute gets a bit out of hand.
>An internal yakuza dispute gets a bit out of hand.
>a bit

Cheers lad, you've sold me!
>> No. 15576 Anonymous
24th November 2013
Sunday 7:34 pm
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Perhaps it's classic British understatement.
>> No. 15577 Anonymous
24th November 2013
Sunday 8:21 pm
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I wasn't being sarcastic lad, this is my film choice for tonight. The understatement is what made me chuckle, however.
>> No. 15587 Anonymous
25th November 2013
Monday 3:17 am
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I just finished watching Brain Dead - the 1990 film directed by Adam Simon, not Peter Jackson's Braindead which came out two years later. It was weirdly brilliant, despite having all the trademarks of being an 80's B-movie.
One of the comment threads on IMDb suggests watching it on acid. That is quite possibly one of the worst ideas ever. It was written by one of the original writers for the Twilight Zone, if that tells you anything.
>> No. 15682 Anonymous
2nd December 2013
Monday 9:16 pm
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I've seen them all except Goodbye Lenin, which I'll definitely check out. Sounds like my cup of tea.

Heres a couple more films which just sprung to mind;

>Max Manus: Man of War
True story of Norwegian Resistance fighter Max Manus, one of the most successful saboteurs of WW2. Big Budget film, very well executed.

>9th Company
Another true story war film, though very loosely based on the truth. This one set during the Soviet-Afghan war, particularly the Battle for Hill 3234. Like 'Full Metal Jacket' you're introduced to the characters as recruits at bootcamp and follow them on their Journey to war. Quite stylised.
>> No. 15683 Anonymous
2nd December 2013
Monday 9:36 pm
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I've seen both of these films. They're pretty good, I second this posters recommendations.
>> No. 15684 Anonymous
2nd December 2013
Monday 10:23 pm
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There's loads of good recommendations here, I'll give you some of mine:

>The Wackness
High school pot dealer sells weed to a shrink in return for free therapy, falls in love with a girl. Got an excellent early-90s hip hop soundtrack

>The Loved Ones
Things go a bit pear-shaped for a lad when he turns down a girl for prom. Kidnapping and what not.

>The Taqwacores
eskimo goes to college, and lives with a bunch of eskimo punks. Tensions build between the straight-edge one and the partiers. Doesn't end too well.

>Kalevet (aka Rabies)
Israeli slasher flick. A killer traps a brother, leaving his sister to find help and run into a group of broken-down tennis players, who in turn have ran into a creepy cop. Well worth a shot, also has some cracking actresses in.

German post-apocalyptic flick. The sun's really fucking hot, and shit goes down.

Light-hearted, ultra stylised film about a killer attacking a school.

If you're into the more extreme end of the spectrum, try Scrapbook. It makes A Serbian Film look like the fucking Tellytubbies.

Oh yeah, Generation Kill guy, I'm a massive fan of that series. One night when I was shitfaced, I tried to find some of the real marines on Facebook. I found Rudy Reyes' profile and saw he left his phone number up there, so naturally I gave him a call. Really nice bloke.
>> No. 15686 Anonymous
2nd December 2013
Monday 10:35 pm
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A bit pear shaped. A bit.

God that's a strange film. I'd fuck her though.
>> No. 15687 Anonymous
2nd December 2013
Monday 11:23 pm
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>>15319 it has Hayley coppin in the buff... Which would be a big deal but now she does masturbation instructionals on wankitnow.
>> No. 15688 Anonymous
10th December 2013
Tuesday 6:19 pm
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The Cup by Bhutanese director Khyenste Norbu.


His latest film Vara is getting well received at tons of Film Festivals.

>> No. 15695 Anonymous
10th December 2013
Tuesday 9:57 pm
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The Loved Ones is fantastic. I need to watch it again. Thanks.
>> No. 15700 Anonymous
11th December 2013
Wednesday 5:05 pm
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He has been extremely active on Facebook talking about salad dressing.
>> No. 15847 Anonymous
28th December 2013
Saturday 8:29 am
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Ok so I watched Kontroll. I enjoyed it but I have one question.

Who was the guy in the hood?
>> No. 15896 Anonymous
5th January 2014
Sunday 7:56 pm
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The thread is this long and nobody has posted these prophecised tits?
>> No. 15910 Anonymous
7th January 2014
Tuesday 12:28 am
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Watched Shock Treatment the other day, and really enjoyed it. It's a sort of follow up to The Rocky Horror Picture Show but less sex-centric, with some of the same cast playing different roles, and Brad and Janet played by different actors. Great music, and criminally overlooked for not being a rehash of Rocky Horror. The story is really good too, being a satire of reality TV decades before it became ubiquitous.
>> No. 15911 Anonymous
9th January 2014
Thursday 9:56 pm
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Never seen it, but most RH Fans seem to pan it because it's not their beloved ROCKEH ORROR.
>> No. 15912 Anonymous
9th January 2014
Thursday 10:15 pm
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But can you dance to it?
>> No. 15920 Anonymous
11th January 2014
Saturday 3:00 am
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Yep. That's the trouble with having such a fanatic fanbase. Deviate too far from the thing they love, and they'll kick off. Because the film isn't a direct sequel to RH with all the same cast and characters and songs, it was rejected by them.

They're a weird fanbase anyway. I can sort of understand going to the screenings with live performers and getting all dressed up and stuff, but all those canned in-jokes they shout at during the screening are just cringeworthy.
There's so much shit to remember, you're not able to concentrate on the film.
>> No. 15927 Anonymous
12th January 2014
Sunday 9:50 pm
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Rocky Horror is the definition of a "cult" movie- the fanbase really does resemble one.

What's also concerning is the number of young, naive, innocent girls who enjoy it and assimilate their enjoyment for it as part of their personality, much like Tim Burton films and Johnny Depp in general, with apparent blindness to the sheer perversion most of the film revolves around.

Ask a young "alternative" looking girl if she likes RHPS, the answer is probably yes. Ask her if she likes to be tied up and spanked by a man dressed in heels and a corset, and she would probably recoil in horror.

*observations mainly based on my ex and her friends
>> No. 15930 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 2:16 am
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This, it's a licence to print money.
>> No. 15931 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 2:25 am
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Oh Christ, my mam and dad went to a Rocky Horror show of sorts where you get to join in and my dad got to be Riff Raff. No idea who my mum was in it. This was before I was born. I remember when I found an old photo album that me and my aunt looked through and it was pictures of their outing at the Rocky horror. When I turned to one page my aunt immediately closed the book and just said "er bit rude". Never did see what the contents of that photobook again.

I rather not think of what my parents were like before me especially the sex part. As far as I'm concerned the only time they've had sex was to conceive me, my brother and shortly before that one time I found a condom in their room. The way my dad talks about my mam is if she is the most vanilla and innocent being. I mean christ I've only heard her swear once. They always talk about a holiday they had in Portugal though I've never had proper details about it other than my dad losing money at a casino in the first night. There are so many question like how much money and did he do a Funland and have a gangster "buy" his wife for the night.

But yeah I'd rather never think about it.
>> No. 15932 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 4:10 am
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I found a huge dildo in my mums cupboard when I was about 17. She also had some of them furry handcuffs. It was about that time I realised my mum was a real person, just as fucked as anyone else. It was a healthy realisation.

A few days later I showed my girlfriend it and ended up handcuffing her to my bed and fucking her with the dildo while I put my dick in her arse. Life is what you make of it.
>> No. 15933 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 7:41 am
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I know of someone who found a video of his mum fucking her then-boyfriend, he used to wank to it on a regular basis. He also has a foot fetish, which is far worse in my opinion.
>> No. 15934 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 11:08 am
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You handled and used your mums dildo? You need to get yourself knotted and locked up, m8.
>> No. 15935 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 12:30 pm
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I agree, however his actions should not really come as a shock if you consider some of the previous antics people here have gotten up to.
>> No. 15936 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 12:33 pm
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I think Purpz needs to change his advertising policies and approaches. It seems writing the URL in the bogs of the local sex clubs isn't attracting the kind of classy clientele we hoped for.
>> No. 15937 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 4:25 pm
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Has worked pretty well so far to be honest.
>> No. 15938 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 4:43 pm
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I seem to recall some early day threads about the .gs URL being written in some toilets in London.
>> No. 15939 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 4:51 pm
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Isn't that just going to confuse normies who don't understand about the gs tld or domain name hacks?
>> No. 15940 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 4:54 pm
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Shush. I'm sitting in /y/ all alone every night with my trousers around my ankles and my flaccid chap in hand, waiting for someone to post. We need more men who confuse the .gs part like I did and ended up stuck here forever.
>> No. 15941 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 4:59 pm
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I'm just worried they'll not even realise it's a URL.
>> No. 15942 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:05 pm
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>domain name hacks

Huh? It's hardly more of a hack then .tv or whatever surely?
>> No. 15943 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:11 pm
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It seems you don't know what a domain hack is. As it happens, I'd suggest very few people realise gm.tv is a domain name when it appears in the corner of the screen. Or, er, appeared.
>> No. 15944 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:13 pm
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What? That's not a fucking 'hack'. It's just wordplay.
>> No. 15945 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:16 pm
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That's your opinion.
>> No. 15946 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:17 pm
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If you consider it a hack, tell me the headline that Lifehacker would use for publishing it.
>> No. 15947 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:21 pm
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What would that prove? Look, it's widely known as domain name hacking, and has been for years. You can be as outraged by the misappropriation of the word hack as you like, it won't change anything.
>> No. 15948 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:30 pm
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It won't? And there was me thinking I was an arbiter of the English language.
>> No. 15949 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 6:54 pm
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Did you forget posting >>15944 then?
>> No. 15950 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 7:06 pm
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That was sarcasm you autist.
>> No. 15951 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 7:07 pm
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Nice back-pedalling.
>> No. 15952 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 7:11 pm
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Not >>15944, >>15948. Jesus...
>> No. 15953 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 7:13 pm
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... yeah, I understood that. I don't think you understand how to use sarcasm. It doesn't work if you were actually doing the thing you're being sarcastic about.
>> No. 15954 Anonymous
13th January 2014
Monday 7:27 pm
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That's your opinion.
>> No. 16091 Anonymous
12th February 2014
Wednesday 5:00 pm
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If we're still having this thread, the film Schalcken the Painter was released on DVD recently, a fantastic ghost story.
Another completely unknown masterpiece is Blanche, by Walerian Borowczyk, it's on Youtube.
>> No. 16151 Anonymous
24th February 2014
Monday 11:08 pm
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Not really deserving of a new thread, or for that matter if it is a hidden gem, but I just watched the final series of Treme and it is fantastic.

From the mind of one of the 'The Wire' writers, a look at post hurricane Katrina New Orleans against a backdrop of music and culture.
>> No. 16154 Anonymous
25th February 2014
Tuesday 4:15 pm
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i completely missed the last series being out. ta for reminding me
>> No. 16158 Anonymous
26th February 2014
Wednesday 5:05 am
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>>16091 Baldric certainly got his act together...
>> No. 16402 Anonymous
5th April 2014
Saturday 9:24 pm
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It could have been a considerably better film if they focused more on hysteria and the invention of the vibrator instead of the romance story with Maggie Gyllenhaal, who I am convinced they have dubbed over with Emma Thompson, and her righteousness about helping the poor and equality for women (messages they laid on with all the subtlety of a brick to the face) but it's still a charming little film.
>> No. 16413 Anonymous
6th April 2014
Sunday 12:37 pm
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Much better than The Matrix
>> No. 16680 Anonymous
15th May 2014
Thursday 7:21 pm
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Good to see this thread still going.

Just finished watching this. Thriller/good melodrama of three stories about the effect of modern technology on people. Very "relevant" topic, but the quality of the acting carries it. Not a very happy film, possibly powerful.
>> No. 16742 Anonymous
2nd June 2014
Monday 9:12 am
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I thought this was going to be another shitty crime film on Netflix that my girlfriend decided to put on, but it was a lot better than I expected. The poster sends the wrong message - it's a light comedy and Christopher Walken is the lead actor, not Morgan Freeman. Walken, Freeman and Macy work as security guards at an art gallery and are distraught to learn that their favourite pieces of art have been sold to a gallery in Copenhagen, so they plan to steal them while they're being taken to the airport. I've just had a look on Wiki and it says it was never released at the cinema because the distributor went bankrupt.
>> No. 16956 Anonymous
18th June 2014
Wednesday 7:11 pm
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I'm going to watch these later tonight; Robots of Brixton
and Golden Age: Somewhere

from some random production company http://factoryfifteen.com
>> No. 16960 Anonymous
19th June 2014
Thursday 10:16 pm
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Even our robots are black. Broken Britain.
>> No. 16961 Anonymous
20th June 2014
Friday 11:56 am
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It's just District 9 with robots in Brixton but you can probably tell that from the poster. Still worth the five minutes it takes to watch.
They get high in the same way as Bender does in the Hell Is Other Robots episode.
>> No. 16968 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 8:49 am
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I watched 'Election' (1999) this morning on Film 4. It was really good. Here's a clip.

>> No. 16969 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 9:03 am
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I watched two really good films, both starring Clive Owen, recently.

The first was 'Shoot 'Em Up', which was really fucking good. I was expecting a stupid action film but it was actually a blend of Sin City and Payback, with great black humour and perfect delivery from Owen. No wonder Robert Egbert gave it 3.5/4.

The other was 'The International', which was a good quality conspiracy thriller about arms companies and whatnot. Definitely worth checking out.
>> No. 16970 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 9:16 am
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Oh shit that's the hermaphrodite from Freaks & Geeks.
>> No. 16971 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 9:19 am
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.gs will like this. It's set in Mansfield.
>> No. 16972 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 9:44 am
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>> No. 16973 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 11:44 am
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Dead Man's Shoes? Wikipedia says it's set in Matlock.

Though it could really be anywhere in the Midlands, it's not important to the plot.
>> No. 16974 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 5:57 pm
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I'm glad this was posted. It's one of the best films I've seen, definitely in my top three.
>> No. 16975 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 8:15 pm
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You're fucking there, mate, so get in that car and fuck off.
>> No. 16977 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 8:17 pm
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This one is amazing. Watched years before I moved to England, feels good to know that it PORTRAYS EXACTLY HOW MUCH OF A HOPELESS SHITHOLE THE MIDLANDS ARE
>> No. 16978 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 9:58 pm
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How can we fix them?
>> No. 16979 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 10:30 pm
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Nuke them from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
>> No. 16980 Anonymous
27th June 2014
Friday 10:49 pm
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Nah, it's not too bad - house rent prices are decent, loads of nice countryside, people are alright. Actually, thats only Notts, everything outside is a bit forgettable.
>> No. 17048 Anonymous
7th July 2014
Monday 8:51 pm
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CJ de Mooi is apparently appearing/starring a film later this year according to the paean to his ego that is his website. I wonder if this will fall into the category of "hidden gems" or not.
Sage for contributing little to nothing.
>> No. 17164 Anonymous
25th July 2014
Friday 11:11 pm
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This was spectacular, if a very long haul.
>> No. 17165 Anonymous
25th July 2014
Friday 11:17 pm
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Good old Cock Jockey de Mooi.
>> No. 17278 Anonymous
6th August 2014
Wednesday 10:11 pm
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I really enjoyed this one & in the first 5 minutes, one bloke calls another bloke 'ladm8'.
>> No. 17306 Anonymous
8th August 2014
Friday 5:40 pm
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>Red Rock West
A modern western starring Nicolas Cage. This is pretty close to a definition of a hidden gem with a great cast and a story that really takes you in and holds you.

It also has J. T. Walsh in it which really shouldn't have been left out of the poster.

Its a superhero parody that feels like a cross between Super and Hobo with a Shotgun minus all the gore.
That may sound like something that would barely pass the time but it stars Woody Harrelson in a role that is well suited to him and has its fair share of slapstick fights. Its fun and if 'super parody' was a genre of its own this would be the best.

A cook travels across America in a food-truck after quitting his job because his boss was a dick and a critic a fucking assclown. Despite the topic its a good lighthearted adventure film that might motivate you to cook something instead of living off ready meals.

>Jack Reacher
Tom Cruise has the mind of an infant so he made this with his own production company. Our hero Jack Reacher (played by Tom Cruise, naturally) is a reclusive war veteran and all around super-detective-cop who makes women's panties wet with a smile and can pound any guys ass into the pavement with his super army soldier skills.

>The Frighteners
A 90s ghost movie starring Michael J Fox. Fuck you.

>The Legend of 1900
Its kinda like Forest Gump only its about a piano playing guy who never leaves the ship he was probably born on. The film will make you pretty damn reflective if you happen to be a reclusive shell of a man who never leaves his comfort zone.
>> No. 17311 Anonymous
11th August 2014
Monday 2:44 pm
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>> No. 17312 Anonymous
11th August 2014
Monday 4:04 pm
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>Tom Cruise has the mind of an infant so he made this with his own production company.
You forgot the pioneering shooting techniques required in order to properly reflect a 6'-6" Reacher with only a 5'-6" Cruise to hand without using an apple crate. I swear, at times it looks like the cast aren't even looking each other in the face.
>> No. 17313 Anonymous
11th August 2014
Monday 5:02 pm
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Extreme Measures is a film I really enjoyed. With Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman and Sarah Jessica Parker, I can only assume it was meant as a serious big-budget thriller - but they didn't pull it off. What they did make seems like a charming low-budget B-movie, whose bad acting and ridiculous plot make it a thoroughly enjoyable unintentional comedy.
>> No. 17314 Anonymous
11th August 2014
Monday 5:24 pm
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Not hidden but Edge of Tomorrow is rather good.
>> No. 17315 Anonymous
11th August 2014
Monday 6:04 pm
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>> No. 17549 Anonymous
26th August 2014
Tuesday 9:43 pm
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It reminded me of a Canadian version of Sightseers, feeling-wise, but not as good. Still worth a watch, though.
>> No. 17554 Anonymous
26th August 2014
Tuesday 11:14 pm
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That looks like Tucker & Dale vs Evil
>> No. 17658 Anonymous
8th September 2014
Monday 12:52 am
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This is really quite a powerful film. Adiren Brody seems to have pretty good taste in which films to appear in.
>> No. 17706 Anonymous
14th September 2014
Sunday 2:36 am
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Possibly due to a lack of marketing, I'd never heard about this when it came out. An excessive offering from the Wachowskis, it's incredibly heavy on visual flair even if the story isn't anything new. They also seem to have just blatantly ripped off a classic post-apoc novel for certain bits of it, but it's worth watching just for the art direction.
>> No. 17708 Anonymous
14th September 2014
Sunday 3:34 am
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Dude, it's based on a novel by David Mitchell. No, not that David Mitchell.
>> No. 17718 Anonymous
14th September 2014
Sunday 11:33 am
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Cloud Atlas was pretty good. I really should rewatch it, thanks for the reminder.
>> No. 17721 Anonymous
14th September 2014
Sunday 12:31 pm
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That film was awful. The only redeeming feature was seeing Agent Angry Elf King in drag.
>> No. 17722 Anonymous
14th September 2014
Sunday 12:34 pm
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...and even then you could've just watched Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
>> No. 17723 Anonymous
14th September 2014
Sunday 1:25 pm
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You have no idea what I am referring to. Be quiet.

Really it should be watched just for Cavendish's storyline; Jim Broadbent is one hell of a talented comedic actor.
>> No. 17765 Anonymous
17th September 2014
Wednesday 7:49 pm
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Well this was a waste of time. The only good things to be said about it are it has Natalie Portman playing a stripper and a scene where Clive Owen and Jude Law have cybersex.

Yeah I do like to see him in stuff.
>> No. 17833 Anonymous
26th September 2014
Friday 9:50 pm
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One of the best found-footage films I've seen in my time. Two friends decide to travel the world and do one of those video blog things, and something bad happens. Apparently the trailer is shit, so don't just go by that.
>> No. 19957 Anonymous
27th September 2015
Sunday 9:34 pm
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JCVD a meta film about Jean-Claude van Damme. He gets caught up in a bank robbery.
>> No. 19958 Anonymous
27th September 2015
Sunday 11:30 pm
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Were you trying to make it look like you didn't bump a year old thread by getting it a year and a day?
>> No. 19959 Anonymous
27th September 2015
Sunday 11:43 pm
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Were you trying to make it look like he did?
>> No. 20508 Anonymous
13th March 2016
Sunday 3:00 pm
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Starr Starry Night was pretty highly regarded on release but I only caught it last night having been a fan of the guy who did the soundtrack for years. I will have to check out some of the other films he has worked on.


Its a pretty sweet movie about a young girl dealing with the death of her grandfather. It has some nice visuals but they are really just a backdrop to how she is feeling.
>> No. 20509 Anonymous
13th March 2016
Sunday 3:10 pm
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While I remember, be sure to check out Perfume: The Story of a Murderer if you haven't already it has a great cast including the late Alan Rickman and in my opinion is the perfect movie.

Shame it got bad reviews from critics who thought they were watching a murder thriller when really the film has a highly existential touch to it.
>> No. 20510 Anonymous
13th March 2016
Sunday 4:43 pm
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I saw this on BBC2/4 and then went and grabbed a copy of the book. It was a very quick read, I got through the last three quarters over a single afternoon; I have to admit I found the style quite pulpy and any existentialist musings from the writer were laid on with a fucking trowel. Then again, it was written by a German, and they don't really do sublety. I'd still recommend the book if you're like me and always want to compare adaptations with their source material.
>> No. 20512 Anonymous
14th March 2016
Monday 12:20 am
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Yeah from looking at the wikipedia article earlier I will definitely have to pick this one up considering its cultural impact. Its a shame how little known it is here.
>> No. 20514 Anonymous
14th March 2016
Monday 12:55 pm
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Thanks for the spoiler tags there, mate.
>> No. 20515 Anonymous
14th March 2016
Monday 1:04 pm
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Shite sorry.
>> No. 20517 Anonymous
14th March 2016
Monday 9:03 pm
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The book was better.
>> No. 20542 Anonymous
18th March 2016
Friday 3:28 am
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"Hidden Gem" might not be the right classification as, it's by Charlie Kaufman but it's not really deserving of its own thread. Really great film.
>> No. 20566 Anonymous
25th March 2016
Friday 6:55 am
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This is a sort of Trainspottingesque film about punks in the US. It's quite (insecurely) anti-British in places but definitely worth a watch.
>> No. 20567 Anonymous
25th March 2016
Friday 8:09 am
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Yeah definitely an essential cult hit. I didn't take to the humour but it definitely made me take a look at myself in the mirror the first and second time I watched it.

I'd recommend Repo man if you like the Punk aesthetic or Ghost World if you liked the themes.
>> No. 20568 Anonymous
25th March 2016
Friday 12:23 pm
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Ghost World is amazing. It's a film I never get tired of seeing. I cannot praise it enough.
>> No. 21264 Anonymous
30th October 2016
Sunday 12:47 am
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I just watched Excision on Film4. Just my kind of horror film; I mean, John Waters in the clergy? Pure sicko-fiction.
>> No. 21265 Anonymous
30th October 2016
Sunday 1:02 am
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I've only ever seen it once but it stuck in my mind forever It was back in 2004 and was mildly hallucinating and suffering severe stomach cramps a few hours after a heavy judo session where I'd fucked up a black-belt's shit for the fist time. The general mish-mash of event of that day have left that film branded into my brain and I feel like watching it again would do it a disservice, much like re-reading Portnoy's Complaint.

Apropos of nothing very much at all, Oldboy (which I'd never seen before) popping up on channel 4 just I came up on some very, very good MDMA back in 2007 was a very similar experience.
>> No. 21266 Anonymous
30th October 2016
Sunday 3:25 am
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>suffering severe stomach cramps a few hours after a
>I came
>back in 2007

Well, I hope your arse healed up and you are doing better now. You have to be careful. Hope you had a good experience.
>> No. 21267 Anonymous
30th October 2016
Sunday 4:29 am
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I've never been able to tell with repo man if it is good or if it is crap (even though I actually bought it after seeing it). I've watched it through a few times, I guess it is a film that gets by on it's feeling and style rather than its plot. It hits all of the right emotional notes even if it is fairly crude in other respects.
>> No. 21268 Anonymous
30th October 2016
Sunday 3:28 pm
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That was quite wonderfully Burroughsian. I applaud.
>> No. 21709 Anonymous
15th August 2017
Tuesday 10:51 pm
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I can't work out whether I liked this or not.

It's not something I'd watch again in a hurry.
>> No. 21710 Anonymous
15th August 2017
Tuesday 11:13 pm
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What does that mean?
>> No. 21711 Anonymous
15th August 2017
Tuesday 11:32 pm
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Treat yourself to Headhunters the film of the jonesbo book. Also I rarely enjoy horror films, but I liked REC.
>> No. 21712 Anonymous
16th August 2017
Wednesday 11:05 am
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I started reading Headhunters and was bored stiff by the end of the first chapter. Something about the narrator being an arrogant prick art dealer is all I remember.
>> No. 22577 Anonymous
3rd March 2019
Sunday 9:49 pm
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An answer to the question: what if Me, Myself & Irene was a hard-hitting drama.
>> No. 22948 Anonymous
4th November 2019
Monday 9:56 pm
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I'm unsure how well this is known. It's a neo-noir conspiracy movie centring on hidden messages in pop-culture and the elite that runs like disjointed scenes of weird shit happening to a guy on the edge of losing his mind.

It's worth watching but I'm unsure how I feel about it. With movies like this they can never nail a proper reveal to the world and what it all means. I also tried to explain this to people irl and they all now think I'm an unhinged conspiracy theorist.
>> No. 22949 Anonymous
4th November 2019
Monday 10:05 pm
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I saw that and meant to re-watch it on psychedelic drugs but never quite got around to it. It's that sort of movie though. Zabriskie Point, Holy Motors kind of thing.
>> No. 22950 Anonymous
5th November 2019
Tuesday 9:56 am
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I don't think it's much of a hidden gem, but I watched this last night and enjoyed it a lot. I was in my kitchen about half an hour after the film had ended and went "oh, I get it" to myself. If you're into your hard crush or just really fancy Jake Gyllenhaal I can highly recommend it, for everyone else it's still worth a look.

I don't think I like films that don't make me feel uncomfortable, I wonder if that's a problem?
>> No. 22951 Anonymous
5th November 2019
Tuesday 11:02 am
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You'd probably love Nightcrawler, if you haven't already seen it.
>> No. 22952 Anonymous
5th November 2019
Tuesday 11:18 am
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I did, because I have! I was suprised to find out there are cameos from a few real news readers in the film. I get a suspicion they didn't see the full script beforehand.
>> No. 22953 Anonymous
6th November 2019
Wednesday 2:09 pm
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I tried watching this last night and realised half way through I'd seen it before but forgotten because of how boring it was. May as well just read the plot summary.
>> No. 22995 Anonymous
14th December 2019
Saturday 10:31 am
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Lads, I'm trying to track down a film I saw one night on Channel 4 years ago.

The gist of it is a guy pretending to be a photographer scams his way across Italy. Is joined by a woman running away from a convent. Then after conning a mafia funeral he ends up jailed.

I know it wasn't a fever dream.
>> No. 22996 Anonymous
26th December 2019
Thursday 7:50 pm
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I always want something I've never gotten elsewhere when I watch a film, and Colassal certainly delivers. 100% recommended watch on my part.
>> No. 22997 Anonymous
28th December 2019
Saturday 8:33 pm
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try tipofmytounge on reddit
>> No. 23430 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 8:43 am
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I watched this last night before bed and it was so good I decided to bump this old thread because it's basically the perfect definition of a hidden gem.

If you've ever stayed up watching some rubbish TV documentary about the Rendlesham Forest incident then this might be your new favourite film. Otherwise I'd recommend it because of how well shot, written and edited it all is. It's not Signs or anything though, just to make that clear. Now one fights a monster with a stick. Most of the people who worked on it or starred in it don't even have Wikipedia pages, so again, the definition of a hidden gem.
>> No. 23431 Anonymous
3rd December 2020
Thursday 10:42 pm
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>If you've ever stayed up watching some rubbish TV documentary about the Rendlesham Forest incident then this might be your new favourite film

That's definitely me so I gave it a watch based on that alone. Solid recommendation, good shout ladm8.

Reminded me a bit of Blair Witch in the way nothing really happens for most of it, except much better at building the tension and intrigue because there was actually a coherent narrative. Incredibly focussed "hygge" for fans of the classic Roswell, abductions, and crop circles type folklore.
>> No. 23433 Anonymous
4th December 2020
Friday 9:34 pm
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I meant to recommend that a few weeks back but I was banned. I absolutely loved it, and some of the camera shots were amazing (they just used a remote-controlled car with a cheap gimbal for the camera). I would advise watching it with subtitles, especially at the start of the film, as the fast-paced slang-heavy 50's American chatter can go over your head at times.

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