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  • Last Movie You Saw & What Did you Think

    Resistance (2020)

    From IMDb: "The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II."

    The IMDb description weirdly doesn't include the main focus of the film, that it is basically a biopic of the pre-fame years of Marcel Marceau. It is a proficiently put together war drama/early biopic that doesn’t commit any egregious errors, it just feels like there is a much better film to be made about this early and amazing period of Marcel Marceau’s life. Jesse Eisenberg is enjoyable in the picture, but that performance alone isn’t quite enough to make this anything other than ‘meh’. Inspiring subject matter, uninspiring filmmaking.
    JaimieT
  • Coronavirus / COVID-19

    I deleted my Facebook last year and have not regretted it for a single second. I can't even imagine what kind of a dumpster it must be in 2020, I'm glad I'm out of it!

    Twitter is a bit of an addiction for me, it's a great way to interact with sports and film fans and pop culture in general so I'm less inclined to let that go. Having said that, I definitely do often feel a sense of slight dread/anxiety when looking through the trending topics etc. that I could probably do without.
    Noel
  • Trailers and Upcoming Movies Thread

    FULL BODY CHILLS.


    Brieanne
  • What music are you streaming?

    Have had the new Run The Jewels album on repeat for dayzzz.
    TravisbizmarkiefaderMurderbear
  • Last Movie You Saw & What Did you Think

    fidoz said:
    amyja89 said:
    Shirley (2020)

    From IMDb: "A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple."

    Knowing less than nothing about Shirley Jackson, this was a cool and creepy ride. There's more than a touch of creative license but the story is super evocative and interesting, even sexy in parts. An early Best Actress shout for Elisabeth Moss in my opinion.
    I put it in my queue but being a huge horror wimp I wasn't sure if I should watch it. 
    I wouldn’t worry about the horror side of things. Shirley being a horror writer is about as ‘horror’ as it gets. The film is much more about mental illness and depression.
    fidoz