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Tigers of Old

Twitter: @Tigers_of_Old
Jul 26, 2004
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Hollywood is pretty ****** right now.
Live action remakes of classic Disney cartoons, Music biopics & Marvel-Pixar sequels up the wazoo.
I'm getting older sure but FFS entertain me with some originality.
 
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tigertim

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Hollywood is pretty ****** right now.
Live action remakes of classic Disney cartoons, Music biopics & Marvel-Pixar sequels up the wazoo.
I'm getting older sure but FFS entertain me with some originality.
Yep, its part of the reason Netflix and Stan etc become mroe popular. I took the kids to Toy Story 4 yesterday, pleasant enough but certainly lacking the magic of the first 3.
 

lukeanddad

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Hollywood is pretty ****** right now.
Live action remakes of classic Disney cartoons, Music biopics & Marvel-Pixar sequels up the wazoo.
I'm getting older sure but FFS entertain me with some originality.
If you're looking for originality, there are some terrific Korean movies around at present. Burning (based on a Murakami story) is brilliant/disturbing - may be off the cinemas by now. Also Parasite is a ripper.
 
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scottyturnerscurse

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Apr 29, 2006
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Hollywood is pretty ****** right now.
Live action remakes of classic Disney cartoons, Music biopics & Marvel-Pixar sequels up the wazoo.
I'm getting older sure but FFS entertain me with some originality.
Disney's dominance is a big problem. Variable ticket pricing needs to be introduced, pronto.
 
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antman

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Nov 25, 2004
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If you're looking for originality, there are some terrific Korean movies around at present. Burning (based on a Murakami story) is brilliant/disturbing - may be off the cinemas by now. Also Parasite is a ripper.
Yes, enough with the incessant superhero nonsense and endless Transformer sequels.

Korean films are the best! I like these classics:

Memories of Murder (provincial Korean cops trying to solve serial killer mystery - allegory of Korean politics of the 70s)
The Chaser (relentless minder for hookers tries to rescue one from a relentless serial killer of hookers)
Yellow Sea (Korean gangster makes enemy of the boss - violence ensues)
Bittersweet Life (Korean gangster makes enemy of the boss etc etc)
Old Boy (of course, the most accessible of the Vengeance trilogy)
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (more arthouse-y than Old Boy)
Sympathy for Mr Vengeance (even more arthouse-y)

Super arthouse but great, anything by Kim Ki-Duc - Samaria, 3-Iron, Winter Spring Summer Fall etc etc.
 

shad

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Thanks for the list. I've only seen Old Boy which was very intense and out there.
 
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Tigers of Old

Twitter: @Tigers_of_Old
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Disney's dominance is a big problem. Variable ticket pricing needs to be introduced, pronto.
Recently tried to rewatch ‘The Last Jedi’ again hoping I’d missed something the first time I hated it. Nope just a steaming pile of rehashed Disney crap. After the first two films in that franchise everything has been woeful.
 
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antman

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Nov 25, 2004
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Thanks for the list. I've only seen Old Boy which was very intense and out there.
The others in the Vengeance trilogy are even more art-house so maybe pass on those. More accessible are Yellow Sea, Bittersweet Life. Great Korean gangster flix with heart and those amazing long action sequences.

Train to Busan is a great Korean zombie flick. The Host is another very good commercial action movie - strange large aquatic monster threatens Seoul - normally I hate films like that but its got a lot of heart and soul.
 

antman

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The whole Star Wars franchise. I loved the original but I was 12. Saw Alien shortly after and knew that was more my cup of tea even though I was in terror sweats for the second act - I think I was too dehydrated to sweat for the third. But then even Strikes Back and ROTJ seemed a bit sucky to me, especially those Ewoks. On the other hand, I was getting older. The whole Lucas prequels sucked balls. I understand how this guy feels


But to be honest, I just don't care enough. And these new ones.. Fan service anyone? Nauseating.
 

Tigers of Old

Twitter: @Tigers_of_Old
Jul 26, 2004
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Someone online recently commentated that nostalgia will be the death of culture. All this recycling has me believing it. Pop will eat itself.
 

craig

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Aug 19, 2004
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Hollywood is pretty ****** right now.
Live action remakes of classic Disney cartoons, Music biopics & Marvel-Pixar sequels up the wazoo.
I'm getting older sure but FFS entertain me with some originality.
Hollywood is dead and out of ideas, all its doing now is re making old popular movies and then pushing the Liberal PC agenda upon the masses changing characters actors, sexes and races to suit the modern PC paradigm.

Garbage.
 
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lukeanddad

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Nov 17, 2008
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Another version of my favorite film, ‘apocalypse now’ to be released this week. Said to be the best of the 3. Very excited
 

scottyturnerscurse

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Apr 29, 2006
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If you're looking for originality, there are some terrific Korean movies around at present. Burning (based on a Murakami story) is brilliant/disturbing - may be off the cinemas by now. Also Parasite is a ripper.
Parasite will win Best International (formerly Foreign) at the Oscars next year. And, while I'm at it, Cynthia Erivo will win Best Actress. (Head to Sportsbet to take the early odds.)
 
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