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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2014, 07:34:56 PM »
Warrior, 17 Again, and Chop Shop were all really good.
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2014, 03:21:29 AM »
For me, Once and Warrior are the two best films ever to be nominated in this category; and – surprise – they both won. :-)

Warrior? It's OK isn't it? No better than that. Don't burden it with "best" anything. It's too much. Whilst in the other corner we have Redbelt!  Are you saying Warrior is one of your fave ever films? Because I'm saying Redbelt is one of mine and I've said it in write ups here. Can I have your Warrior review where you say this. I'd genuinely love to see an impassioned plea for Warrior's greatness. I need convincing.

Got 40 minutes into Once.

Flippin eck you'll be saying you like In The Mood For Love next. Now that's more fey than anything else.

Unless that anything else is torpor, then that would be more.
Yes fey communicates some energy is involved so torpor is apt.

(Tiny- I wouldn't say I'm entirely joking but hey its films there's no need to be completely serious about it  either. It's not like it's real life or anything (and I don't take that very seriously either- helps with the blood pressure at my age...smiling I'm mean )
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2014, 08:52:18 AM »
Edge of Tomorrow
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2014, 08:53:55 AM »
I'll second Edge of Tomorrow.

And I'll nominate Noah.
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2014, 08:59:16 AM »
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2014, 12:06:39 PM »
Not sure I ever reviewed Warrior properly, and while I think it falls short of greatness, it's closer to it than Redbelt, which is similarly flawed, but with the addition of a disastrous opening.


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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2014, 10:07:20 PM »
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2014, 12:01:13 AM »
gonna go another way with this - away from the fun.

Goodbye to Language 3D

Film Socialisme was total shit so I was expecting another curmudgeonly and insufferable film project. GtL however has a point of view and makes an arguuement. A bit on the sad side - impending death, isolation, ect - but a strong collision of image and sound. Novel use of the medium as well - panning with one of the stereoscopic cameras, seems like an obvious what-if but haven't seen it before. Provokes a physical reaction.


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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2014, 03:36:45 PM »
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Re: FYC 2014: Best Surprise
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2014, 03:34:08 AM »
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