What was the best film you watched this week? (05/03/2018 - 11/03/2018) by GetFreeCash in movies

[–]allwinter -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Which version did you watch? IMO, the 3 hour version with the prolonged final act is much better and it gives Alfredo a very sinister dept that fixes the overly saccharine ending that a lot of people dislike. Either way, great movie, top 5 for me.

What was the best film you watched this week? (05/03/2018 - 11/03/2018) by GetFreeCash in movies

[–]allwinter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Before We Vanish. A very interesting take on an alien invasion movie that is less about the tragedy of extinction or the action of a space war, but more about the abstract concepts of what makes us human (sense of possession, self, family, work, and ultimately, the importance of love). It also has its share of action, but that's the most boring aspect of the film, I was more interested in seeing human beings from an outsider's perspective. Really fascinating stuff.

But than again, I also watched Toby Kebbell killing a guy with a trickshot using a plastic hub cap in the middle of a storm in Hurricane Heist, so idk what was the best film I saw this week.

What are all the scrap punk movies (Mad Max) by Nazoragoth in movies

[–]allwinter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The Good, The Bad, and The Weird

Turbo Kid

Edit: A couple more

Young Ones


We are Koki and Yusuke, the Director and Producer of RAMEN HEADS. Ask us anything by ramenheadsmovie in movies

[–]allwinter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hey guys! The doc looks amazing. What advice do you have for people who might also want to create documentaries based on the art of making food? Are there any particular challenges that come with it?

One of the examples that /r/movies moderators are Nazis and paid by Six Big Movie Studios by Sisiwakanamaru in moviescirclejerk

[–]allwinter 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Oh but they do. It was kinda genius from their part. After this, we've had so many people trying to post low effort Netflix business model praise trying to cash in.

Can someone explain to me how impactful a studio's/movie's "Oscar campaigning" is? by e8odie in movies

[–]allwinter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It absolutely does, there is a lot of politics behind the Oscars, and a good campaign can make or break your film during awards season. You also need to keep in mind that academy members are busy people who don't have time to watch and analyse every film, so studios campaign for their films to get their attention. I'm sure there's a lot of private lunches between producers and academy members to buddy up and secure votes. There's a reason why sometimes some film gets nominated out of thin air (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close comes to mind), their producers go on full steam to get votes.

For The Social Network, Justin Timberlake famously asked Tom Hanks and Kevin Spacey how to campaign a performance so he could get nominated because he knows sometimes a great performance is not enough to get the academy's attention, you always need that extra push of familiarity with the academy members who are gonna play hard ball.

Official Discussion: Annihilation [SPOILERS] by allwinter in movies

[–]allwinter[S,M] [score hidden] stickied comment (0 children)

Sorry for the late discussion thread, /u/mi-16evil went into the shimmer 2 days ago and he mutated into an Ivysaur. RIP.

Here's a link to the previous pseudo-official discussion thread.

EDIT: Discussion is temporarily stickied again for the Netflix release.

Official Discussion: Early Man [SPOILERS] by mi-16evil in movies

[–]allwinter 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I don't think it makes a difference, the only indication that the cavemen team is Manchester United is that they wear a red jersey and white shorts, and the commentators make a joke about how they play with a certain bond, almost as if they were "Early Man United".

Official Discussion: Early Man [SPOILERS] by mi-16evil in movies

[–]allwinter 214 points215 points  (0 children)

Oof this one was rough. If I had only seen the first trailer I would have been so shocked because I wasn't expecting the movie to be more about futbol than about the cultural divide between the age of stone and the age of bronze. It reminded me of Downsizing in the way about how this movie could have been the same if you had gotten rid of its gimmick.

This won't translate well with American audiences, the whole thing is pretty much "this is supposed to be Real Madrid vs Manchester United, geddit?". If you're expecting a movie about cavemen doing cavemen being fish out of water, look somewhere else. If you want to watch an actually fun film about soccer, stick to Shaolin Soccer or even The Big Green.