Author Topic: Ferris' GooseEgg Marathon: 40 great films from this decade  (Read 64185 times)

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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #420 on: February 27, 2010, 06:39:00 PM »

Not really, I mean, it kind of does, but it also doesn't. Violence has always been a big thing with Cronenberg, so has sex, and AHOV is another example of him exploring violence and how it relates to sex.

I really appreciated that WTF scene on the stairs.  I can totally see what you mean there.  I would have liked to explore more of that.  (ha nice double-entendre there) We'll have to agree to disagree on the dialog...
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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #421 on: February 27, 2010, 10:23:14 PM »
Have you seen Eastern Promises, ferris?

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« Reply #422 on: February 28, 2010, 01:48:26 AM »
Have you seen Eastern Promises, ferris?

Nope - I haven't. 
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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #423 on: February 28, 2010, 10:43:38 AM »
I was cold on Violence as well ferris. It almost felt like a made for TV movie to me. Very very bland material that even a generous helping of style couldn't make interesting.

Eastern Promises was another disappointment for me. Not much interest in future Cronenberg projects at this point.

I hope you get around to MI3 ferris. It's more of a fun action movie.
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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #424 on: February 28, 2010, 11:52:44 AM »
Eastern Promises was another disappointment for me. Not much interest in future Cronenberg projects at this point.

The first part is disheartening since I consider EP Cronenberg's best picture. The bolded part signals the end of our friendship, it was nice knowing you Noff.  ;D

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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #425 on: February 28, 2010, 11:58:44 AM »
I was cold on Violence as well ferris. It almost felt like a made for TV movie to me. Very very bland material that even a generous helping of style couldn't make interesting.

Eastern Promises was another disappointment for me. Not much interest in future Cronenberg projects at this point.

I hope you get around to MI3 ferris. It's more of a fun action movie.

Violence is the best graphic novel adaptation ever (far better than Watchmen). I agree with Bill, EP is one of Cronebergs best films (Dead Ringers is my fav though).  

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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #426 on: February 28, 2010, 12:01:01 PM »
I was cold on Violence as well ferris. It almost felt like a made for TV movie to me. Very very bland material that even a generous helping of style couldn't make interesting.

Eastern Promises was another disappointment for me. Not much interest in future Cronenberg projects at this point.

I hope you get around to MI3 ferris. It's more of a fun action movie.

Violence is the best graphic novel adaptation ever (far better than Watchmen). I agree with Bill, EP is one of Cronebergs best films (Dead Ringers is my fav though).  

I prefer AHOV to Watchmen, but not by much, however as far as best GN adaptations go my money remains with Road To Perdition. Really though, in my mind you can't go wrong with Watchmen, AHOV or Perdition.

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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009
« Reply #427 on: February 28, 2010, 01:53:27 PM »
Sin City called to say hello.

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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #428 on: February 28, 2010, 01:57:30 PM »
Eastern Promises was another disappointment for me. Not much interest in future Cronenberg projects at this point.

The first part is disheartening since I consider EP Cronenberg's best picture. The bolded part signals the end of our friendship, it was nice knowing you Noff.  ;D

I'll make it up to you. Maybe when I get around to seeing Letters From Iwo Jima. :)


I was cold on Violence as well ferris. It almost felt like a made for TV movie to me. Very very bland material that even a generous helping of style couldn't make interesting.

Eastern Promises was another disappointment for me. Not much interest in future Cronenberg projects at this point.

I hope you get around to MI3 ferris. It's more of a fun action movie.

Violence is the best graphic novel adaptation ever (far better than Watchmen). I agree with Bill, EP is one of Cronebergs best films (Dead Ringers is my fav though).  

I suspect that comparison wasn't chosen at random. ;D

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Re: Ferris' Goose Egg Marathon: FORTY(!) Great Films from this Decade (2000-2009)
« Reply #429 on: February 28, 2010, 04:04:01 PM »
I'll make it up to you. Maybe when I get around to seeing Letters From Iwo Jima. :)

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