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  1. maccrash
    April 2nd, 2015 11:40 AM
    I've seen Synecdoche like five times and it gets better every single time. first time I saw it I was still convinced it was now one of my favorite movies -- I didn't find it to be nearly as much of a mindpsyduck as most people said it was, and weirdly it got more confusing to me the more times I watched it, but I still think it's pretty cut-and-dry. maybe because I tend not to focus on the symbolic is-it-still-the-play-or-is-this-his-life-now speculation and just the overwhelming bleakness of it all and how poignant that alone is. I am only familiar with Viridiana because of it being Bunuel. gonna have to look into it! only thing of his I've seen is Un Chien Andalou (which Alex should also watch)
  2. maccrash
    April 2nd, 2015 10:57 AM
    only Eraserhead and Pulp Fiction as of right now, I believe. he saw something about Synecdoche, New York which interested him and it might be my favorite movie ever so I think we plan on watching that soon. me and user Harley Quinn might also start watching some together as well -- think we've got Paris, Texas on the hook.
  3. maccrash
    April 2nd, 2015 10:49 AM
    hahahah he actually told me that he wanted to watch this one on his own presumably because of how Special he finds It's Such a Beautiful Day. but we have watched films together before and it is very fun.
  4. maccrash
    April 2nd, 2015 10:40 AM
    yup I plan on watching it today. thanks for notifying me. poor Alex is away for the next few days so he can't watch it yet sucker
  5. Razor Leaf
    April 2nd, 2015 3:32 AM
    Razor Leaf

    Matt and I are gonna watch it soon
  6. Rest
    March 31st, 2015 3:52 AM
    and omg FINAL STRETCH OF MAD MEN EPISODES ON THE HORIZON! Are you excited or are you excited???
  7. Rest
    March 31st, 2015 3:15 AM
    Two Lovers! Very beautiful movie, though I haven't seen it in quite a while. There's so many things going for it; the acting (Joaquin hit another home run here but Isabella Rossellini was particularly poignant), the tremendous amount of pathos Gray nurtures for each character and placing them in this incredibly ambivalent and painful relationship story where no one wins, Gray's devotion in depicting a specific community (and he does so quite beautifully with the Russian-Jewish people), but above all his flair with tone is so on-point here. I'm not sure how I can explain that in particular, but it's just so full to the brim with mood. Heck, even that one scene where Joaquin dances in the club had an unmistakable hint of melancholy. Genuinely lovely all-in-all, and I felt like my heart got torn to pieces in the end, which is a testament to how potent the film was to me (I'm usually unfazed by romantic films otherwise).

    REGARDLESS, this movie poster for Two Lovers is top-to-bottom vom material.

    Also! Nice to see Spirited Away at the top of your list! I might watch Porco Rosso or Princess Mononoke when I get the time. School piling up once again. I have my Professional Medical Exams 1 this August so I've pretty just been studying. I get to see one movie or two on the weekdays but I pretty much just binge the hell out like a pig on weekends. It's funny especially considering my movie craves usually start at the end of the year and go away around the time the Oscars wrap up... but the constant craving's staying a lot longer than I've expected.
  8. Frieza
    March 26th, 2015 12:40 PM
    Don't bother with Season 1 aka the Forgotten Season aka The Season of No Budget, start with Season 2. Season 3 is my personal favourite.
  9. Frieza
    March 25th, 2015 3:02 PM
    I like Violet, but that's more because I want to suck her off rather than her drag talent. Other than that, there's really no one else I want to root for. See, the problem that's been around for the last three or so seasons is that it's become far too focused on the comedy/crazy queens. There's just not a healthy mix and the challenges have changed to reflect that, these last four episodes being outlandishly, well, bad. There's not enough focus on the clothing aspect of drag. Season 6 for example had no fashion queens or really any other type of performer aside from the aforementioned comedy queen.
    While I hate to use the term so unwillingly given to us by the Fonz, Drag Race has jumped the shark.
  10. Frieza
    March 25th, 2015 2:14 AM
    finished it like 20 minutes ago and honestly this season is so awful
  11. Rest
    March 20th, 2015 8:10 PM
    Oh God. Why'd I put it away for so long. It's as great as people say it is. By the end, when they played this when Chihiro lets her hand away from Haku's, I started welling up (not to mention the scenes where Chihiro eats that rice cake and crying and where Haku finally gets his name back). F-ckkkkkkkkk, movies don't ever do that to me. Such a great film. I can't thank you enough for forcing me to see this. What an experience. Can't wait to tell my friends about it, even though I'm pretty much so late to the Miyazaki party.
  12. Rest
    March 20th, 2015 8:27 AM
    Damnit Cat! Alright alright alright, I'm gonna watch it right now but on MY OWN CONSCIOUS VOLITION (I'm half-kidding, that incredible stare gif single-handedly guilt-shamed me into it).
  13. Rest
    March 20th, 2015 8:01 AM
    Oh no, poor cat! Gadzookey (!) is amazing and I'm so glad it's reaching its funding goal. And that video is everything to me right now. ♥

    DON'T CRUCIFY ME PLEASE but I haven't seen Spirited Away, and quite a lot of the other Ghibli films as well (I've seen three: Arrietty, The Wind Rises and Kaguya). I need to fix that pronto! Quite a few of my friends use it as a running gag against me; it's getting pretty bad.

    Dear White People! I just saw it the other day. It didn't make much of a splash for me but I did like the stylishness and concept of it. And I have a mind to watch Girlhood; the TIFF trailer looks wondrous. And I really won't mind a viewing of another French female coming-of-age drama (one other movie I've watched that fits this criteria is Blue is the Warmest Color which was pretty excellent).

    Mates wanna go see Kingsman again so I'll probs do that this Saturday, but I need to let my cinephile/TV-phile self take over! (this would constitute watching films or shows by myself allllllllll day in the bed)
  14. Rest
    March 20th, 2015 5:36 AM
    Definitely see some of your criticism, but I'm glad we can agree that Elisabeth Moss is so astonishingly great in this. The portions with Moss might just constitute my favorite parts of the film as well (though that's not to say I don't love everything else). This includes that one shot where she comes out victorious after degrading Philip when he tries to come home. So gratifying and amazing. And Gatzuki (?) the cat is just the greatest. He's almost as great as the two marmalade cats in Inside Llewyn Davis.

    Weekends! Rochefort time! What are your plans this weekend Cat?
  15. Nick
    March 19th, 2015 4:11 PM
    Oprah is so fake with her reaction plus it's a lego statue lmao

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    My name is Jon. I used to be a Super Moderator here until about 2005. I came back in 2011 and was one AGAIN for a year, for some weird-ass reason! Now I just lurk.
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Posted April 2nd, 2015 at 2:25 AM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 5
Posted inCulture... meh!

Apologies for those expecting a Futurama reference, but I can assure you that I have not missed a 'the' in the title of this blog post.

I assume that maybe three people will check this out (those three being shenanigans, maccrash and Rest), but I thought I'd do my part to publicise the brilliant new short animated film World of Tomorrow by Don Hertzfeldt. The brief synopsis is below, although...

Posted April 6th, 2014 at 6:07 AM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 1
So I wake up this morning, have a shower, get dressed, open up Twitter: all standard Sunday morning stuff. And then this pops up on my Twitter feed:


Posted March 10th, 2014 at 3:18 PM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 6
So... it's been a while! But it'll be worth it when you see evidence of my visit to London's first cat cafe! Similar to the ones in Japan, Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium opened up on March 1 of this year in London (about 15 minutes from my house)... and it's already fully booked up until June! Deservedly so, as well. Home to about 10 rescue kitties - all adorable - it's a supremely relaxing environment where you can read a good book (on offer included The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Long Day's Journey Into...

Posted December 11th, 2013 at 7:37 AM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 1
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The following may not be suitable to all ages.
The following is suitable for people aged 13 or over.

A bit of background is necessary for this one, as it's my favourite in this burgeoning 'series' of blog posts and a bit of context goes a long way.

At the end of last month, in and around Thanksgiving, I went to the US for just over a week to visit some friends out there (one in New York who is from there originally, the other in Virginia who's doing an internship at NATO for 6 months). I'm lucky enough to have been to NYC a number of times, so have done...

Posted November 6th, 2013 at 1:33 PM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 5
Posted inCulture... meh!
A pretty interesting article comparing Nintendo's recent fortunes to those of Walt Disney Animation Studios in the early 1980s.

If you like either of those things (whether recent or from the early 1980s), I suggest checking out this article.

Let me know what you think in the comments!

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