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Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 9:04 pm
by MODLAB
Ha! New York Ripper — seen that a long long time ago. Thanks for reminding me FM.


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Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 8:26 am
by FM Spaceman

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2016 1:51 pm
by jack white
Ty FM Spaceman. I watched An Open Secret last night.
Tbh tho I found it a mixed bag - as a documentary. In terms of subject it's an astounding n important film. But as a doc I thought it was a little muddled & even spoiled somewhat by the soundtrack & music.
The kid, Evan I think, who taped Marty Ellis (I think I got those names correct), was an absolute hero & a beautiful soul.
Hopefully it has some impact & gets the ball rolling & these criminals will be unveiled & brought to justice. Small steps.


2 weeks ago I went to see Son of Saul & it was without doubt the most harrowing experience I've had at the pictures. I thought it was an incredible portrayal, one of the most stunning recreations of the death camps I've seen on film.
I had read Shlomo Venzia's book a few years ago & going in thought the film would be kinda based on that. But the way it was framed, with the mental breakdown of Saul I thought was a great way to get into the subject matter. It did help tho knowing exactly what I was looking at. A lot of the stuff is blurred around the edges & the people I was with didn't quite grasp some of what was happening. I thought it was terrifying & sorrowful. One of the most powerful trips I've had to the cinema.


Last week I went to see Everybody Wants Some!! & honestly laughed so hard my friend was embarrassed to be seen with me!
It was just so on point, that I'd lived thru so many of the conversations & scenarios that I was ahead of the story/could see the jokes/punchline comin a mile off, but that didn't stop me from laughing all the same. I really enjoyed it. Could do without his cod-philosophy & corny romance but I know by now with linklater what I'm getting in that regard so, & there were enough laughs that the boring stuff didn't get in the way.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:46 am
by nghst
Mad Max: Fury Road Though I couldn't figure out what was happening for the first 30 minutes, it really packed a wallop the rest of the film.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:58 am
by semisynthetic
It was very late, and my eyes were tired from reading; but I wasn't tired; and I saw "Harvey" was on a channel without commercials; a brilliantly written play put on the Silver Screen with Jimmy (James) Stewart in the lead role of Elwood P. Dowd, the only "person" I have ever been "jealous" of - (and he is a fictional character). It is not Shakespeare, but it is very well written and filmed. So I sat back, and watched "Harvey". There are a number of excellent lines in the play and Film; if you have never seen a giant White Rabbit, a pooka from Celtic mythology, here it is. Dr. Chumley, a prominent character, is an absolute doppelgänger of a Physician I had for over 20 years - this Dr. was an M.D. for 52 years. It is funny and lighthearted, perhaps a bit dated, but that may be part of its charm. The film plays with "reality", and that can't be harmful at all as it is presented here. Seeing the film would be on in just a few minutes saved me the trouble of opening the DVD Cabinet. I love old films; and this one is a film I recommend.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:02 am
by runcible
Took my kids to Suicide Squad which they were all desperate to see. My God - that must rate as potentially the worst movie I have ever seen. Utter shite from start to finish, not even vaguely saved by a half decent soundtrack. To think the same team that produced the excellent Guardians of the Galaxy were responsible is somewhat puzzling.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:18 am
by Laz69
Hahaha... my youngest went to see it last week and loved it... didn't stop talking about it for days and demanded that we return to the cinema to see it with her. I politely declined!

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 1:23 pm
by BVCP206
Deadpool - absolutely fantastic film, great story loads of action/humour all held together by a brilliant script. I'm really not one for the Marvel films but this is a true exception to the otherwise oh so tired franchise. Cannot recommend enough :D

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:53 pm
by The Dr
finally watched ghost world. brilliant coming of age teen film. watch it now!

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:40 pm
by jack white
runcible wrote:Took my kids to Suicide Squad which they were all desperate to see. My God - that must rate as potentially the worst movie I have ever seen. Utter shite from start to finish, not even vaguely saved by a half decent soundtrack. To think the same team that produced the excellent Guardians of the Galaxy were responsible is somewhat puzzling.



Yea I was roped into going to see this. I am not keen on superhero films to begin with, but I still managed to find Suicide Squad as possibly the worst cinema experience I've ever had. It was very, very boring. Obviously it's not my thing, aimed at me, or part of my culture, I shouldn't have been there & normally I wouldn't have. But as a film it was so goddamn boring & vacuous there was really nothing fun in it for me.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:06 pm
by FM Spaceman

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:25 am
by Hedspace
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Wake in Fright

just yoinked this off the torrentials, Im a sinner,...Checked half the trailer. Cant say Im one for watching trailers as these days they give far too much away or nothing atall and also prefer going into movies somewhat blind than reading reviews before hand....they can all to easily taint ones perspective.so looking forward to this tonight with a beer

cheers FM ( oh and thanks for the New York Ripper film you mentioned.....class :)

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:20 pm
by FM Spaceman

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:55 pm
by sunny
Anyone else going to see this? I am, somewhere far south below the river.

'ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING
Feature film One More Time With Feeling will screen in cinemas for one night only on 8th September, launching the new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album Skeleton Tree.'

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:54 am
by sunny
Found the Nick Cave film hard to watch. Reminded me of my own grieving over the last 5 years.

The next (so far) film I have coming up is Herzog's Lo & Behold at LFF . It might be a Q&A also. If I've booked the right thing.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:53 am
by jack white
I chose not to go to the nick cave film, but I regret it now.
I think the record is one of the most striking & stunning pieces of work that has impacted me, ever. It's unspeakably sad, powerful & potent. I can't escape it presently. It has engulfed me & sets the tone of my existence every day.
Normally that sort of obsession would signal a darkness but the opposite effect is happening. The value in it is so pure that I've found it truly transformative.
It's terrible of course, but there is at least something positive to take from this tragedy. It makes me appreciate what I've got. Appreciate the ordinary.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:27 pm
by The Dr
jack white wrote:I chose not to go to the nick cave film, but I regret it now.
I think the record is one of the most striking & stunning pieces of work that has impacted me, ever. It's unspeakably sad, powerful & potent. I can't escape it presently. It has engulfed me & sets the tone of my existence every day.
Normally that sort of obsession would signal a darkness but the opposite effect is happening. The value in it is so pure that I've found it truly transformative.
It's terrible of course, but there is at least something positive to take from this tragedy. It makes me appreciate what I've got. Appreciate the ordinary.


i saw him walking down the street the other day

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:46 pm
by jack white
Aye, what can you do? You don't want to impose on these people, they're just regular folk after all. But at the same time you want to express your gratitude to the value their work has brought to you.

I met a hero of mine recently & it was pretty much the only time in my life I've been star struck. I couldn't even speak properly even tho there was so much I wanted to say!

If I saw nick I'd be doing well to fight the urge to give him a hug to be honest! It's not like I'd want anything from him, or recognition or an autograph or a picture. I'd just like to express my thanks & sympathies. But I'd also shy away cause I wouldn't want to overstep.
Even when artists are doin meet & greets & signing stuff after gigs I never do that. I've walked right past mark lanegan & cat power. I really regret not speaking to chan.

I have talked to j actually. But that was just about the weather.. I think he might've been looking for a spliff tbh, but he'd just missed it by a couple of mins & I was in no state for another so soon or else I'd have missed the gig..

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:56 pm
by FM Spaceman
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As Recommended By Mark Gatiss ( The League Of Gentlemen ) Many Many Moons Ago ...

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

xx xx ...

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:11 pm
by Hedspace


not often a film is as engrossing as to make you forget you're watching one. this is a truly wonderful movie


"bicycle thief" was excellent...thanks fmspaceman

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:13 pm
by BVCP206
Rattle The Cage

http://variety.com/2015/film/reviews/ra ... 201603709/

Well worth a look, powerful stuff from that well known hot bed of movie making the United Arab Emirates! Seriously though this is a brilliant film that grabs you by the throat from the off and doesn't let go :!:

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:06 am
by FM Spaceman

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:20 pm
by FM Spaceman
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Get Me ... I'm Givin Out Wings ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR7p-IB6INM

xx xx ...

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:48 pm
by FM Spaceman

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:52 am
by Hedspace
I, Daniel Blake

brilliant. left me in tears...jesus, even reading the below review to my partner brought me to tears 2 days after seeing the film. a jibbering mess.

this review sums it up very well
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/o ... rk-kermode

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:17 pm
by sunray
Hedspace wrote:I, Daniel Blake

brilliant. left me in tears...jesus, even reading the below review to my partner brought me to tears 2 days after seeing the film. a jibbering mess.

this review sums it up very well
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/o ... rk-kermode


Saw it last night, agree with all of the above. There's an awful lot of people who need to see this film and have their eyes opened to the shite people have to go through to get some help.
Could definitely relate to Daniel being sent around the houses chasing his tail. All designed to grind you down and make you give up from continuing your claim.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:10 pm
by clewsr
Jumping into a thread I've not even lurked on before...

Simon Amstell has a new film on Iplayer called 'Carnage'. Set 50 years in the future where everyone has become Vegan the film acts as a documentary telling the story of how it happened. It manages to be pretty funny without being too preachy and I'd say it is worth a watch.

Anyone else seen it? Thoughts? http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04sh6zg

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:50 pm
by RoboHobo
I saw Carnage last night. Very funny with some real eye opening stuff. A few bits had me belly laughing which doesn't happen that often. Also, I'm not sure I can drink milk again.

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:23 am
by FM Spaceman
An Absolutely Incredible Piece Of Filmmaking ...

And One Of The Greatest ( Cult ) Films Of All Time ...

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( NOT For The Faint Of Heart ) ...

18+ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xUwkimrQ1g

xx xx ...

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:32 pm
by FM Spaceman
The Psychedelic Shack's Film Of The Year 2017 ? ...

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Not Since LITTLE OTIK ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpJPeqXMbT4

... Have I Been Enthralled By A Film So Thoroughly Odd ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gG4kaGZah1M

A Truly Remarkable Piece Of Cinema That Comes Highly Recommended ...

xx xx ...

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:52 am
by Laz69
Finally got round to seeing Rogue One.

Best Star Wars movie ever! :D 8) :D 8) :D

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:56 pm
by Hedspace
Laz69 wrote:Finally got round to seeing Rogue One.

Best Star Wars movie ever! :D 8) :D 8) :D


It felt like a proper grown up movie.

Spoiler alert....


and they all die in the end... a brilliant move on the filmakers part and what about that end scene with Darth Vader.....jesus! :shock:

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:17 am
by Hedspace
Fans of Sighteseers




Alices Lowes (directorial debut) pregnant character is off on a revenge spree after her husband dies in a climbing accident. Its in the same vein as Sightseers and it felt like there were a few nods to the film "Angst" that FMSpaceman posted earlier. Thank you FM for a truly terrifying evening on Sunday :)

Prevenge


good dark craic to keep the juices flowing

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:43 am
by FM Spaceman
Laz69 wrote:Finally got round to seeing Rogue One.

Best Star Wars movie ever! :D 8) :D 8) :D


Wonderful Stuff ...

A Star Wars Fan's Fantasy Fulfilled ...

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Solid Performances From A Couple Of Psychedelic Shack Familiars Too ...

Felicity Jones ( Soulboy ) ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_6NS_lLgis

And ...

Riz Ahmed ( Four Lions ) ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew-SrlQ9tlI

:)

Thank You To Everyone Who Recommended "Star Wars Rogue One" ...

xx xx ...

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:14 pm
by BVCP206
Watched Rogue One and Kong Skull Island recently and enjoyed both. I am a massive Peter Cushing fan and thought those scenes were done very well. Regards Skull Island the helicopter sequence near the beginning was immense a proper leave you brain at the door action romp that was thoroughly enjoyable throughout. Moving away from the 'blockbusters' also watched The Guard Post (GP506) which was also a good (if intense) watch :D

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 6:23 am
by FM Spaceman