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Post by Rock » Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:57 am

I'd need to rewatch All the Colors of the Dark, but I remember finding its pacing to be really poor, which outweighed the visual style and Fenech during my initial viewing.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:10 am

Jinnistan wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:35 am
I think Ercoli must have been quite an influence on Brian De Palma. I have no evience for this other than, surely he must have been.

I like those Martino films as well, but I think Mountain of the Cannibal God is enough to put him out of the top five running. Great Ursula Andress, but dumb dumb movie.
Why Ercoli in particular? I do feel like DePalma definitely watched a lot of gialli but I’m not thinking of anything that’s specific to Ercoli that showed up in his work.

I usually judge Italian directors by their strong works rather than their worst, due to the factory like nature of the industry. Martino certainly has a wild career in terms of quality control (the Great Crocodile is also a terrible film) but I think most others either usually match him in that regard or don’t have nearly the amount or level of quality output.


Rock, even the slowest of films with Fenech means you’re merely getting the privilege of watching her longer.
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Rock, even the slowest of films with Fenech means you’re merely getting the privilege of watching her longer.
That is true, but she needed to be in every shot, front and centre.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:17 am

Rock wrote:
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That is true, but she needed to be in every shot, front and centre.
Just look at the Blu-ray cover when that’s not the case.
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Just look at the Blu-ray cover when that’s not the case.
That's not enough. I think I need to tape a cutout of her to the inside of my glasses. All Fenech, all the time.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:48 am

Rock wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:53 am
That's not enough. I think I need to tape a cutout of her to the inside of my glasses. All Fenech, all the time.
I’m offended that you haven’t already.
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Post by MrCarmady » Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:35 am

Seconding the What Have They Done To Your Daughters shout-out, I've been meaning to dig more into Dallamano after being really impressed by that one but only saw Bandidos, an exceptionally nasty but otherwise quite average spag western. As for Martino, Your Vice and All the Colours of the Dark are both incredible movies which put him on the level of Bava and Fulci for me, though I need to see more stuff from all of them.
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Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:35 am
Seconding the What Have They Done To Your Daughters shout-out, I've been meaning to dig more into Dallamano after being really impressed by that one but only saw Bandidos, an exceptionally nasty but otherwise quite average spag western. As for Martino, Your Vice and All the Colours of the Dark are both incredible movies which put him on the level of Bava and Fulci for me, though I need to see more stuff from all of them.
I’ve only seen the two Dallamano films thus far. I have almost picked up his Dorian Grey a handful of times.

I wouldn’t quite put Martino on the level of Bava or Fulci but he’s right beneath them. I think Bava and Fulci are both more formally and artistically accomplished while Martino was the best at emulating Argento when they couldn’t get Argento, even stealing entire scenes from him. That said, there are times I think that the imitator delivered the finer film overall (definitely seek out Torso. One of the greatest 3rd acts in all of horror cinema).
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Post by Rock » Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:13 am

Re: Dallamano, I did enjoy Colt 38 Special Squad, although given it's extremely pro-cop stance, the recommendation might be ill-timed.
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Post by Jinnistan » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:23 am

Rock wrote:
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That is true, but she needed to be in every shot, front and centre.
On a completely unrelated note.....nice avatar.

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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:28 am

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Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:13 am
Re: Dallamano, I did enjoy Colt 38 Special Squad, although given it's extremely pro-cop stance, the recommendation might be ill-timed.
A pro-cop polizotteschi?!? Why I NEVER!
I find Italian cop movies less problematic because systemic racism doesn't appear to be as endemic in Italian society as it is to the policing in America. Or it could just be my ignorance of Italian policing.
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Post by Jinnistan » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:28 am

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Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:10 am
Why Ercoli in particular? I do feel like DePalma definitely watched a lot of gialli but I’m not thinking of anything that’s specific to Ercoli that showed up in his work.
I'm sure De Palma was all over the Italian greats (early Argento very obviously), but the Death Walks films had a particular De Palma feel. Maybe it's in the garishness of the villains or the use of color, but it's also a lot to do with camera framing and tracking, the way he captures the geography of the room and the way he edits his blade cuts that remind me of De Palma's choices.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:31 am

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Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:28 am
I'm sure De Palma was all over the Italian greats (early Argento very obviously), but the Death Walks films had a particular De Palma feel. Maybe it's in the garishness of the villains or the use of color, but it's also a lot to do with camera framing and tracking, the way he captures the geography of the room and the way he edits his blade cuts that remind me of De Palma's choices.
I've been meaning to rewatch Dressed to Kill. Maybe I'll pair it with DWAM and keep an eye out for it.

Agree on the early Argento relation.
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A pro-cop polizotteschi?!? Why I NEVER!
I find Italian cop movies less problematic because systemic racism doesn't appear to be as endemic in Italian society as it is to the policing in America. Or it could just be my ignorance of Italian policing.
I will say that I found this one a bit less objectionable than most in that the cops at least try to play by the rules in this one.
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On a completely unrelated note.....nice avatar.

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Rock wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:59 am
I will say that I found this one a bit less objectionable than most in that the cops at least try to play by the rules in this one.
I only watch poliziotteschi if the cops are sociopaths that cause more destruction than the criminals. I'm out.
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Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:31 am
I've been meaning to rewatch Dressed to Kill. Maybe I'll pair it with DWAM and keep an eye out for it.
Prepare yourself for another huge dose of incredibly wrong-headed transphobia in the case of the former, then :shifty:
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Prepare yourself for another huge dose of incredibly wrong-headed transphobia in the case of the former, then :shifty:
I've seen DTK, yo. And transphobia is just in the cards with giallo cinema.
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I only watch poliziotteschi if the cops are sociopaths that cause more destruction than the criminals. I'm out.
Are you a fan of Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man?
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:17 pm

Rock wrote:
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Are you a fan of Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man?
It's not my favorite in the genre but it was on my mind when I typed that.
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Post by crumbsroom » Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:22 am

Beginning a long overdue rewatch of Schindler's List and am simultaneously struck with a feeling of marvel
watching Spielberg at the top of his form and an overwhelming sense of despair.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:32 am

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Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:22 am
Beginning a long overdue rewatch of Schindler's List and am simultaneously struck with a feeling of marvel
watching Spielberg at the top of his form and an overwhelming sense of despair.
It’s pure cinema. It could’ve tipped into schmaltz but it stays top form throughout.
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:58 am

I'm also of the mind that the schmaltzy scenes at the end work just fine. However, I'm also not opposed to schmaltz as a whole so there's that for you.
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Post by MrCarmady » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:45 am

It's a good movie but I think it's marred by Spielberg's attempts to drive the point home. The girl with the red coat is such an iconic image but is it necessary, does it add anything to the tragedy of what we're witnessing? Something like Come and See is just in a whole other league.
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Post by crumbsroom » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:36 pm

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It’s pure cinema. It could’ve tipped into schmaltz but it stays top form throughout.
I only got through the first two hours before I had to tap out since it was late, but yes. This stretch is effortless in building a character study of a conflicted man, evoking a time and place, alluding to dozens upon dozens of personal moments that build inside a tangle of a larger narrative and it is all executed wirh a level of cinematic poetry I don't think Spielberg has actually ever topped (maybe Close Encounters, but not even). It is also a technical delight, mixing all manners of different styles of filmmaking sometimes all within a single scene. But never ever showy.

Then when you also add all of the gallows humor that runs through the film, there is an uneasiness we feel towards the material, and as a result, a more terrifying sense of the tragedy. And a wonder over exactly how we should process such a thing.

This by all definitions should be oscar bait type stuff. Unserious filmmaker makes serious black and white Holocaust lecture. And that is how I remembered it. Perfectly executed and moving Oscar bait. But this is knotty profound and daring movie making. It is Spielberg catapulting from poetic craftsman to some other tier, where he seems to be evoking the language of more European and elliptical films, while not betraying any of his core strengths as a story teller.

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Post by crumbsroom » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:37 pm

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I'm also of the mind that the schmaltzy scenes at the end work just fine. However, I'm also not opposed to schmaltz as a whole so there's that for you.
I haven't got to that scene and I remember it being beneath what came before, but I have a feeling I might be more forgiving this time
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Post by crumbsroom » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:40 pm

MrCarmady wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:45 am
It's a good movie but I think it's marred by Spielberg's attempts to drive the point home. The girl with the red coat is such an iconic image but is it necessary, does it add anything to the tragedy of what we're witnessing? Something like Come and See is just in a whole other league.
Very different films and Come and See is untouchable in its own right. But List feels much more complicated and less traditional than your standard WWII biopic, which it is often viewed as. Its package feels Hollywood but it's insides feel transported from somethings like the Czech new wave or French poetic realism or Italian neo realism

The girl in the red jacket feels like a guide for how Schindler deapairingly looks over and through the chaos he's watching beneath. It isn't my fav decision of the movie, but I get while Spielberg may not have wanted him to simply be standing outside of the scene observing. It brings him somewhat into the mix
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Post by Rock » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:52 pm

I second the organizing prevailing sentiment here. Schindler's List absolutely fucks.
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Post by crumbsroom » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:31 pm

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I haven't got to that scene and I remember it being beneath what came before, but I have a feeling I might be more forgiving this time
The end is still not the best. I accept more what Spielberg was going for this time around, an attempt at catharsis through this man who is impeccably bottled up and always in charge, but it still could have pulled back a bit from some of the sentiment and the saccharine beats and still made its point well enough. Just dial it down a few degrees, and I'll let Spielberg have his Capra moment here if he really wants it. Unneccesssarily heavy handed.

The rest of the movie is incredible though. It's his best movie, even if I have stronger attachment to other films of his, either because of nostalgia, or their sense of mystery and wonder. This manages to both entertain, impress and shake you.
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Post by Wooley » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:46 pm

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It’s pure cinema. It could’ve tipped into schmaltz but it stays top form throughout.
Until the final scene.
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Until the final scene.
You saying it could've done more or it should've done less?
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:38 pm

In my opinion, the final scene of Schindler's List was fine as it is and utilized sentimentalism in a better way than most of his other sentimental works have due to its cathartic feel. I wouldn't trim a second off of it.
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Post by Captain Terror » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:06 pm

By "final scene" we're talking about "I could've saved more", right? Not the parade of present-day survivors at the gravesite? I had bigger problems with the latter than the former. I'm sure it was a profound moment for those involved, but did they really have to be escorted by their Hollywood counterparts?
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Popcorn Reviews wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:58 am
I'm also of the mind that the schmaltzy scenes at the end work just fine. However, I'm also not opposed to schmaltz as a whole so there's that for you.
I agree; as far as I'm concerned, it feels like Spielberg was aware of his own tendency to get overly sentimental with his storytelling, so he choose to balance out the scmaltzy, emotional payoff that came at the end by absolutely putting us through the "wringer" of The Holocaust as viewers, like when he choose to extend the liquidation sequence for longer than it lasted in the screenplay becuase he wanted it to be unbearable to witness (although he also didn't go so far that the film became exploitative, since he choose to omit the detail of Gothe setting his attack dogs out to kill people, since we're already aware through every other detail about him that he was pure evil). In the words of another Spielberg character from a film that achieved a similar effect, he "earned" whatever sentimentality he indulged in at the end through the sheer horror of what we had to witness to get there, and what would've been manipulative in a less honest film just feels like a necessary catharsis in List. At any rate, it's pretty much my favorite movie, not just of the 90's, but of all time, so I'm really heartened to see all the love for it in this thread right now... :heart:
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ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:47 pm
You saying it could've done more or it should've done less?
I mean the very final scene. I can live with the final scene with the ring and all that. But then that last bit just felt cloying.
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By "final scene" we're talking about "I could've saved more", right? Not the parade of present-day survivors at the gravesite? I had bigger problems with the latter than the former. I'm sure it was a profound moment for those involved, but did they really have to be escorted by their Hollywood counterparts?
Yes, I mean the latter.
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Post by crumbsroom » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:04 pm

Watched Land of the Dead. I didn't hate it, which is some kind of success I suppose.
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Post by Torgo » Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:40 pm

crumbsroom wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:04 pm
Watched Land of the Dead. I didn't hate it, which is some kind of success I suppose.
I feel even more redeemed for liking it now.
Where would you rank it with the rest of Romero's zombie movies?
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Torgo wrote:
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I feel even more redeemed for liking it now.
Where would you rank it with the rest of Romero's zombie movies?
Last. By lots.

I've never seen Survival. And maybe there is another that I'm not aware of. But all three of the original trilogy I think are fascinating in their owns ways. All interesting enough that I've never really had a entirely formed opinion on any of them. But considering the current politcal climate, Day is currently the one that resonates by far the deepest with me.
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Post by Rock » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:55 pm

Have you seen The Crazies? Because Land is way the hell better than The Crazies.
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Have you seen The Crazies? Because Land is way the hell better than The Crazies.
Hmm.

I'd agree pretty quickly that Land is a better movie and more entertaining. And The Crazies isn't really a good movie in any ways, so there is not much to legitimately argue in its favor. Except for the fact that Crazies comes from an era where I simply prefer the look of the films, so would likely rewatch it instead of Land, which I doubt I'll ever see again. Because Land is competent and fine, but Crazies is shit, but it's 70s shit and I'm helpless to even the worst films then. Even when I really don't like them in any way.

But in short Crazies is basically everything I don't like about Romero and nothing that I do. But Land doesn't even feel like a Romero film at all.
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I quite like the Crazies. I think it benefits from the Arrow Blu-ray presentation, which helps show what Romero was aiming to pull off. It's proto-Dawn.

Crummy, you forgot Diary of the Dead. Both it and Survival are substantially worse than Land. Like... It's not even close.
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ThatDarnMKS wrote:
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I quite like the Crazies.
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Me too, I was starting to think I was.... crazy... for liking it.
Granted, I've only seen it once. Surprised to see so many people dissing it.
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Captain Terror wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:08 pm
:up:
Me too, I was starting to think I was.... crazy... for liking it.
Granted, I've only seen it once. Surprised to see so many people dissing it.
Indeed. I think everything with Covid 19 has only made it age better. It also has a real matter of fact was to the whole ordeal and it's handling of everything from violence to plot that makes me quite surprised it isn't exactly Crummy's bag.

I find myself atypically on the side of Romero's film vs. it's remake as I'm often the sucker for sleek filmmaking. There's just something to the grimy texture of films like this, Hills Have Eyes and Texas Chain Saw Massacre that just lends itself to them better than the sleek and polished remakes (though I do like all of them and will go to bat for the TCM remake as among the best and most unfairly maligned).
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Post by Rock » Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:38 am

I think most of my issues with the Crazies lies with the lack of compelling human element in the middle, which greatly helps me overlook the lack of technical polish in some of his other films. It also feels like a movie that picked a bunch of themes and studiously backed into a narrative, while the other '70s grimefests that MKS cites (Hills Have Eyes, TCM) have a sort of gut level playing out of their scenarios. I don't even think that the Crazies is THAAAAAT bad, but I take issue with it being ranked above Land, which I think manages a respectable balance of ideas and story/human element. Re: the textural comparisons, normally I would lean on the side of the older films (my defense of slashers for that element should make me inclined to lean that way) and Land does have a bit of an unappealing cheapo DTV vibe, I respect how it still manages to land its share of grindhouse-y thrills in that format.
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Post by Rock » Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:42 am

Also, halfassed Romero rankings while we're at it:

Dawn
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:26 pm

Martin
Creepshow
Day of the Dead
Night of the Living Dead
Dawn of the Dead
Knightriders
Crazies
Land of the Dead
Monkey Shines
Dark Half

A basically don't remember Monkey Shines or Dark Half at all.
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Re: Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom

Post by Wooley » Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:27 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:37 am
There's just something to the grimy texture of films like this, Hills Have Eyes and Texas Chain Saw Massacre that just lends itself to them better than the sleek and polished remakes (though I do like all of them and will go to bat for the TCM remake as among the best and most unfairly maligned).
You have an ally in this fight.
TCM remake (and NOT its fucking sleazy-bag sequels) was a pretty-good, pretty-scary movie.
The fact that you cannot recreate the magic of 1974 and Tobe Hoooper and guerrillas-ass filmmaking and seeing this whole horror-show for the first time in a 2003 studio film does not mean that the movie itself, taken on its own terms, was not any good or was some kind of failure.
In my opinion.
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Re: Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom

Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:16 pm

Wooley wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:27 pm
You have an ally in this fight.
TCM remake (and NOT its fucking sleazy-bag sequels) was a pretty-good, pretty-scary movie.
The fact that you cannot recreate the magic of 1974 and Tobe Hoooper and guerrillas-ass filmmaking and seeing this whole horror-show for the first time in a 2003 studio film does not mean that the movie itself, taken on its own terms, was not any good or was some kind of failure.
In my opinion.
I thought TCM the Beginning was fairly solid as well, though it does crank the grotesque to outlandishly cruel proportions, so I can't fault anyone taking issue.

I think Nispel's TCM is extremely well cast, from Biel to Ermy and everyone in between, and went the route of being extremely gorgeous in depicting it's ugliness. There's a texture to the images that evokes arthouse in way that's diametrically opposite of Hooper's approach, but still creates an authentic rendering of the gross, dregs of Texas (and boy do I know those dregs too well).

I Nispel's got a pretty solid track record as a director of horror remakes. It's his action films where his sensibilities collapse on themselves.

As for a Romero Ranking:

Martin
Night
Dawn
Day
Creepshow
Crazies
Land
Season of the Witch
Two Evil Eyes (his segment)
Diary
Survival

Need to rewatch Monkey Shines and the Dark Half before ranking. I could've sworn that I watched There's Always Vanilla when I went through my Arrow set but I didn't log it and don't remember it, I'm gonna say I'm full of crap.
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Re: Watching Movies Alone with crumbsroom

Post by Rock » Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:10 pm

I enjoyed Monkey Shines quite a bit when I watched it last year. It doesn't really "feel" like a Romero film for the most part outside of a few Creepshow-esque bursts of style (it actually probably has Stuart Gordon vibes than anything), but I respect its commitment to pulling off monkey-centric horror.
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