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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:57 pm

Rutger Hauer passed away. Tears in the rain.
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:10 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:57 pm
Tears in the rain.
let no one forget that line was Hauer's contribution.

all around bummer
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Post by Torgo » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:12 pm

R.I.P. His movies won't be lost in time.
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:05 pm

I loved him in Blade Runner.
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Post by Patrick McGroin » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:38 pm

Popcorn Reviews wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:05 pm
I loved him in Blade Runner.
Dude.

The Hitcher dude. The Hitcher.
My heart is still and awaits its hour.
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Post by Patrick McGroin » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:40 pm

You know what? Throw Nighthawks in there as well. There are others I'm sure, but those are the two that immediately spring to mind.
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:36 pm

Patrick McGroin wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:38 pm
Dude.

The Hitcher dude. The Hitcher.
It looks pretty good. I'll check it out.
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Post by crumbsroom » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:47 pm

Well if this isn't a good enough reason for everyone to watch Spetters on repeat, I don't know what is.
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Post by Torgo » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:59 pm

In addition to those, I've seen Flesh + Blood, Hobo with a Shotgun, the Merlin NBC miniseries from the '90s, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), and movies I'm sure everyone here has already seen, Sin City and Batman Begins. I recommend all of them because his presence, charisma and professionalism always elevated the material.
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Post by crumbsroom » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:19 am

I need to see Flesh and Blood
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Post by Macrology » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:37 am

Damn. I watched The Legend of the Holy Drinker, the film he made with Ermanno Olmi, a little over a week ago. Very unlike most of Rutger Hauer's roles, and for that reason alone worth seeing, to witness his range. But it's also a beguiling film just brimming with wonder and generosity. Like watching the hopeful dream of a hopeless dreamer.
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Post by djerdap » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:18 am

RIP Rutger. One of my favourite actors ever since childhood. But I always missed the opportunity to see The Legend of the Holy Drinker, so I'll try and correct that today.

Along with Blade Runner, Turkish Delight is my favourite performance of his. Soldier of Orange and The Hitcher are also must-sees. And I have to see Eureka.
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:12 am

RIP Russi Taylor, voice of Minnie Mouse and various Simpsons characters (Martin Prince, etc.)
Martin Prince was always a way better character than Ralph Wiggum and I'm not willing to hear any counterarguments
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Post by Jinnistan » Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:26 am

Donn Alan Pennebaker strikes the set.
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Post by Slentert » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:18 pm

I know we've had many discussions about Peter Fonda's merits as an actor, but I just wanted to say that The Hired Hand, the movie he directed after Easy Rider, is a great hidden gem out of the western genre, a tender hypnotic tale like you have seen very few of. Not perfect, but definitely interesting. Also features a great performance by American treasure Warren Oates.
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Post by Jinnistan » Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:09 pm

Slentert wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:18 pm
American treasure Warren Oates.
:up: He's the "mule" of Muhlenberg, Kentucky.
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Post by Oxnard Montalvo » Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:44 pm

was he good in The Limey?
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Post by Slentert » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:00 pm

Oxnard Montalvo wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:44 pm
was he good in The Limey?
Yes. He totally fitted the part, or, I should rather say, the part fitted him.
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Post by Jinnistan » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:19 pm

Whether it was based on Terry Melcher or Bert Schneider (likely both), Fonda had intimate insight on the role.
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Post by crumbsroom » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:11 pm

Daniel Johnston :(
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Post by Kayden Kross » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:34 pm

Robert Frank and Fred Herzog, pretty much two of the best photographers ever, both died yesterday.
yours truly,
kayden kross.
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Post by Jinnistan » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:15 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Daniel Johnston :(
One of the strangest of all of the 20th Century musical tragedies. The Devil & Daniel Johnston is one of the most frightening documentaries for anyone of any degree of artistic sensitivity. (And if that don't beat all, I also only just learned that Roky Erickson passed away back in May.)




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Post by Torgo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:55 pm

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Post by crumbsroom » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:12 pm

Jinnistan wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:15 am


I didn't know this one. A pretty incredible song there.
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