https://groups.google.com/d/forum/rec.arts.movies.past-filmsrec.arts.movies.past-filmsPast movies.Google GroupsTerrence Clay2017-01-24T01:07:16Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/994V3UeqVbIMovies of 1997 Bracket Game: Austin Powers vs Grosse Pointe Blankhttps://lebeauleblog.com/2017/01/23/movies-of-1997-bracket-game-austin-powers-vs-grosse-pointe-blank/ Posted by daffystardust Today we’ve got a matchup between two movies that take different tracks toward mining comedy out of characters whose jobs require that they put themselves in violentspark...@gmail.com2017-01-23T18:56:58Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/FcT3a13VPyYHappy Anniversary, CasablancaToday is the 75th anniversary of Casablanca. I used to live with a woman who didn't like it because the romantic plot did not follow the nice comfortable "boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl" formula. I had a roommate that hated it because he hates love stories even though he lovesJana...@aol.com2017-01-23T11:59:55Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/Z3LO76AUMM0WANT TO READ ABOUT YOUR FAV STARS? TV SHOWS? CULT FILMS? BEAR MANOR MEDIA HAS IT!http://www.bearmanormedia.comJana...@aol.com2017-01-23T11:57:00Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/5oOZUxARSO0Bear Manor Media: The Press For Everything Entertainment-Relatedhttp://www.bearmanormedia.com Visit this website and find anything and everything on the entertainment industry!JTEM2017-01-23T07:13:46Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/GwO3l3K-TPoMeet up at the 2017 Boston International Film FestivalApril 13 - 17 I do *Not* have a film in the festival this year, but I will be attending anyways... as a volunteer. So if any of my fellow movie lovers are going, or just going to be in town during events, let me know! Maybe we can get together, get drunk & urinate in a subway station orTerrence Clay2017-01-23T05:36:21Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/aDsRperhHNIMovies of 1997 Bracket Game: Liar, Liar vs My Best Friend's Weddinghttps://lebeauleblog.com/2017/01/22/movies-of-1997-bracket-game-liar-liar-vs-my-best-friends-wedding/ Posted by daffystardust Tired of all of the gritty, serious, award-winning movies we’ve been covering so far? Well, today should be the salve to that particular problem. It’s sort of ourUbiquitous2017-01-22T01:00:51Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/WsW0qIcq_rU[TCM Underground] This week on TCM Underground: The Hidden, The Terminal ManThe Hidden (1987) An alien parasite drives those that it infects to commit violent crimes. The Terminal Man (1974) A scientist decides to undergo an experimental surgery in the hopes that it will control his violent tendencies. Surgeons implant a miniature computer in his head, but theTT2017-01-21T21:47:55Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/E0FZKtzTl1wCriterion CollectionChecked out what films Criterion has released... a total of around 800 films... rather interesting titles in general, perhaps even more so than in 'They shoot films' list.... Here's a list of their films, how many have you seen? http://www.listchallenges.com/the-criterion-collection This isTerrence Clay2017-01-21T01:25:30Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/A2CODloiyt8Movies of 1997 Bracket Game: L.A. Confidential vs Air Force Onehttps://lebeauleblog.com/2017/01/20/movies-of-1997-bracket-game-l-a-confidential-vs-air-force-one/ Posted by daffystardust Okay, so these two films have only very tenuous similarities. What it came down to was that I found most of the mainstream action films of 1997 to be pretty forgettable orMack A. Damia2017-01-20T22:39:28Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/2PsT0LdQ6akRemembering Audrey Hepburn4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993 (Her favorite poem) "Unending Love" by Rabindranath Tagore I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wearTerrence Clay2017-01-20T01:32:55Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/g0o9Lvd5K0UMovies of 1997 Bracket Game: As Good as It Gets vs Good Will Huntinghttps://lebeauleblog.com/2017/01/19/movies-of-1997-bracket-game-as-good-as-it-gets-vs-good-will-hunting/ Posted by daffystardust In this top portion of our 1997 movies bracket game we’re focusing mostly on those films of the year which garnered a lot of critical and awards season attention. InTerrence Clay2017-01-18T06:41:38Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/aeSQSwz9EBs10 Best Film Trends from the Obama Yearshttps://dejareviewer.com/2017/01/17/10-best-film-trends-from-the-obama-years/ Posted on January 17, 2017 by Robert Lockard, the Deja Reviewer Barack Obama’s second and final term as President of the United States is coming to an end this week, so right now is an appropriate time to talk aboutSol L. Siegel2017-01-18T01:07:43Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/PXFweWrnfIwCriterion Tampopo: Yes, it's happening....but not until April 25. https://www.criterion.com/films/28880-tampopo/ My apologies if this is old news. - Sol L. Siegel, Philadelphia, PA USAObveeus2017-01-17T13:10:09Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/WMv3zlX9fX4TRICKED (STEEKSPEL) (no spoilers)TRICKED: A 2012 film (original title: STEEKSPEL) where Paul Verhoeven takes an interesting/experimental approach to making a film. The first 30 minutes or so of this film is a behind the scenes documentary on the premise under which the film was made. The last almost hour of the film is theTT2017-01-16T13:49:38Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/6fNa-mz3W40Some random Film Noir...Watched a few good Film Noirs recently... Key Largo (1948) ..."A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other." ...Fine character study in mostly closed quarters... Bogart in one of his most convincingmichaelmalef...@gmail.com2017-01-16T05:04:25Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/E_M2SJQ5Ji8I SAILED TO TAHITI WITH AN ALL GIRL CREW (1968)Someone recently posted this film (one of my Top 250) on youtube. I watched it again (after many years), and it was every bit as fresh (in a 60s retro way) and funny as I'd remembered it. I laughed out loud several times, which is a rarity for me -- reserved only for the Python films, "EvilUbiquitous2017-01-14T23:45:47Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/ehx-2kmQM7w[TCM Underground] This week on TCM Underground: Terminal Island and PenitentiaryTerminal Island (1973) Civil War breaks out between the inmates on an island prison. Penitentiary (1980) A man wrongly convicted of murder enters the prison boxing tournament. -- Obama is now listing all his accomplishments using Twitter, where 140 characters seems more than enough.Chris Tsao2017-01-14T03:03:05Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/9MYixC_fCKAtons of dialogue between Bob Hope and Bing Crosby with gay innuendo and Walter BrennonThe Silver Screen Color Me Lavender https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub-t7xhBxE8 I have found a documentary about gays in Hollywood there are tons of dialogue that Bob Hope and Bill Cosby had and tons of dialogue that Walter Brennan had that poked fun of homosexuality I never noticed and theTerrence Clay2017-01-13T01:52:35Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/rfe7_dhIco0Jon Peters Admits Christopher Nolan Banned Him from Man of Steel Sethttp://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/superman/261436/jon-peters-admits-christopher-nolan-banned-him-from-man-of-steel-set Controversial producer Jon Peters suggests he made tens of millions on Man of Steel while Christopher Nolan banned him from the set. David Crow Jan 12, 2017 Jon Peters hasJana...@aol.com2017-01-11T11:02:28Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/5KpDFeb9hXIA Publishing House for Anything EntertainmentCheck this out! http://www.bearmanormedia.com/index.php?route=common/homepoisoned rose2017-01-11T05:26:00Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/oT2xp8mJY-sDid you know that....... from February 1st through March 3rd, TCM's entire set of programmed films is being shown in *alphabetical order*? Starts with "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" on 2/1, and ends with "Z" on 3/3. Weird!!Ubiquitous2017-01-10T22:03:20Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/i_CvXoqyZEgThe Dark Side Doesn't Make Sensehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzk78aItaUQ -- Obama acting tough at this point is like an athlete finally trash talking out the team bus window as it leaves the stadium parking lot.Ubiquitous2017-01-09T13:49:20Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/zlqaHM0Kf-8Re: What Did You Watch? 2017-01-07 (Saturday)art...@alum.calberkeley.org wrote: >Total Recall (blu-ray) 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger action movie directed >Paul Verhoeven about a man who goes to have some fake vacation memories >implanted where he hopes to be a secret agent on a mission to save mars >but the implantation process isUbiquitous2017-01-09T12:13:31Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/jAxVQYH4_wE5 Reasons "Gymkata" Is The Funniest Movie of the 80sIn the 80s, your special skill would save the day no matter how ridiculous it was, and skills don't come more ridiculous than male gymnastics. We only claimed that was a thing so we had an excuse to be there when girls learned to bend like that. But there was a disastrous leak of movie-logictomcervo2017-01-09T02:51:11Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/yrfatfZTTeYHappy Birthday, Roy Batty!https://i.yomyomf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/RB-hbd.jpg Enjoy your favorite meal! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/d2/5d/2f/d25d2f252b0c9a2dc1549c074ab992ab.jpgleno...@yahoo.com2017-01-09T00:43:29Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/XOy8zuzWanQBall-and-chain photo with Burns and Allen?Does anyone know what the story is behind this? Does it come from one of their shorts, or what? http://myfavoritefunnypostcards.blogspot.com/2015/08/getting-married-old-ball-and-chain.html I'd guess the photo is from the late 1920s or early 1930s. I don't know how someone got Gracie'smoviePig2017-01-07T17:22:30Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/Xzeg5SHWhHkCool pictorial about early F/Xhttp://imgur.com/a/wUAcl -- - - - - - - - - YOUR taste at work... http://www.moviepig.compoisoned rose2017-01-07T02:48:23Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/aFqUOKVKJCk"A Quiet Place in the Country" on TCM tonightNever heard of this film before, but it sounds great! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065119/Ubiquitous2017-01-06T20:49:42Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/xWn_FgxJgbU[TCM Underground] This week on TCM Underground: Gymkata and Heavenly Bodies2:00 AM Gymkata (1985) A champion gymnast competes to win the U.S. a strategic missile site. 3:45 AM Heavenly Bodies (1985) A small dance studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. 5:30 AM Why Vandalism? (1955) Troubled teens turn to vandalism forUbiquitous2017-01-06T20:38:47Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/NTd-xDOInQ0The Wilhelm ScreamYou've heard it time and time again in movies, TV shows, even video games: a throaty, histrionic wail that usually goes with someone falling from a great height or getting blown up. It's known as the Wilhelm Scream預nd it's all Star Wars' fault. The scream itself was first recorded in 1951傭yleno...@yahoo.com2017-01-06T19:24:54Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/65g1ESiz3PYR.I.P. Tilikum, of "Blackfish"https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/alt.obituaries/Nn7grnlaXl8 While many of you may have heard that animals live longer in zoos, this may well not be the case for orcas. This one was 36. Many live to be way older than that, in the wild. One thing I didn't like about the movie is...thetrotsky2017-01-06T13:36:38Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/mdLz--o_cBw"RichA" how could this happen?!?http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/05/politics/border-wall-house-republicans-donald-trump-taxpayers/index.html > Trump asking Congress, not Mexico, to pay for border wallDr. Jai Maharaj2017-01-06T06:25:53Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/QjD9YkL51QgVeteran actor Om Puri passes away, Bollywood mourns his demiseVeteran actor Om Puri passes away, Bollywood mourns his demise timesofindia.indiatimes.com Friday, January 6, 2017 http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/veteran-actor-om-puri-passes-away-bollywood-mourns-his-demise/articleshow/56367905.cms Jai Maharaj, Jyotishileno...@yahoo.com2017-01-04T16:15:42Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/Hg5eP-PXC-wSemi-OT: New graphic novel on Alan Turing (subject of "The Imitation Game")Found it at the Strand, in NYC. It was translated from the French. "The Case of Alan Turing: The Extraordinary and Tragic Story of the Legendary Codebreaker," October 18, 2016 by Eric Liberge (Illustrator), Arnaud Delalande (Author), David Homel (Translator) It's over 90 pages long andBill Anderson2017-01-04T07:15:37Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/-SpipfNVVL8A CANTERBURY TALE (1944)What a remarkable movie this is! I had no idea what to expect going in, and while it was playing out I kept wondering what exactly I was watching. I've never seen a movie quite like it, and I've seldom been quite so charmed. It's late in WWII and an American soldier (Sgt. John Sweet, an actualleno...@yahoo.com2017-01-03T21:24:28Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/tFxBDXjPFDgTV's MASH: Bits and pieces(I assume we've already heard the sad news about William Christopher, 1932-2016.) http://www.trend-chaser.com/entertainment/mash-what-even-die-hard-fans-dont-know/?dmc=a2a3&utm_source=tb&utm_medium=msn-msn-tb&utm_term=The+Controversial+Scene+That+Took+MASH+Off+Air-https%3A%2F%2Fconsole.brax-cdn.cleno...@yahoo.com2017-01-03T20:53:16Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/LLafY7jcfyQMan-eating plants in moviesFirst of all, of course there are no such plants. (Even the biggest carnivorous plant likely couldn't stop a mouse from escaping it.) Some think the idea of such a plant came from the Indonesian "corpse flower," which does, after all, smell as if it had recently digested a human - and is veryleno...@yahoo.com2017-01-03T20:15:02Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/rCP_n_Em03gJan. 2017: Oldest living film people!You can see most of these at genarians.com. ACTRESSES: 1908: Edith Meinhard 1911: Renee Simonot 1912: Mary Carlisle, Connie Sawyer 1914: Gisele Casadesus, Gertrude Hadley Jeannette 1915: Danuta Szaflarska, Patricia Morison, 1916: Olivia de Havilland, Jean Rouverol 1917: DanielleTerrence Clay2017-01-02T23:07:26Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/lAkqa-4MhukMovies of 1987 Bracket Game: Lethal Weapon Vs. The Untouchableshttps://lebeauleblog.com/2017/01/02/movies-of-1987-bracket-game-lethal-weapon-vs-the-untouchables/ Posted by lebeau As we move into a new year, it’s a Le Blog tradition to spend the month of January looking back at the movies of the past. Yep, the bracket games are back. For the next couplewilliam ahearn2017-01-01T00:38:18Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/ztB05zOvbqkGene Wilder is dead.No shit.Bill Anderson2016-12-31T20:58:56Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/3Ny6kGLtTngCalvin Rice , R.I.P.Back in late February, 2014, for no real reason I sent Calvin this note: Hi Calvin, Haven't seen you on the newsgroups in a while and I'm hoping it's because of boredom and not because of a problem. You doing OK these days? Just checking. And on Feb. 28, 2014, I got a reply: Bill, .Sol L. Siegel2016-12-31T18:28:53Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/lsR0p_8HOeYTyrus Wong, ‘Bambi’ Artist, Dies at 106And one more. I wonder if the Academy will find room for him in their "In Memoriam" segment. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/30/movies/tyrus-wong-dies-bambi-disney.html -- - Sol L. Siegel, Philadelphia, PA USAtrotsky2016-12-30T00:15:10Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/J9CSoQjm6xYWhich part......of the swamp has Trump drained so far?Dr. Jai Maharaj2016-12-29T02:15:46Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/L8P6WExSDMMDebbie Reynolds Dead at 84Debbie Reynolds Dead at 84 TMZ.com Wednesday, December 28, 2016 http://www.tmz.com/2016/12/28/debbie-reynolds-dead/ Jai Maharaj, Jyotishi Om Shanti http://bit.do/jaimaharajBill Anderson2016-12-29T01:57:09Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/4TZh4fqZ5yMGood grief. Now it's Debbie Reynoldshttp://abc7chicago.com/news/debbie-reynolds-dead-at-age-84/1676891/ -- Bill Anderson I am the Mighty Favogwilliam ahearn2016-12-28T22:15:11Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/7TKzgyBnChcCalle Mayor (Spain) 1956Hey, Betsy Blair is an often over-looked actress with an interesting life. She started in show business as an eight-year-old in amateur productions and worked her way to Hollywood debuting in Henry Levin's The Guilt of Janet Ames in 1947 and ended her film career in Tony Richardson's A DelicateJana...@aol.com2016-12-28T20:56:37Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/GMfRsFx9KvAGrabbing the vacuum as the man approachesIn "Untamed Youth," Lilbit (Jeanne Carmen) is smoking a cigarette and comfortably smiling when she hears an approach from outside. She hurriedly snuffs out the cig, grabs a vacuum and is industriously vacuuming when the "boss" opens the door. On a "Married . . . with Children" episode, Pegtrotsky2016-12-28T17:16:23Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/5JohHXZ1Y8IQuestion of the day.I just want to know how you can have a first lady that's done a lesbian photo shoot and still be against LGBT rights?Obveeus2016-12-28T13:25:31Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/Q0PF23yuExsVICKY CHRISTINA BARCELONAVICKY CHRISTINA BARCELONA: A 2008 Woody Allen film about two female friends on holiday. This film is quite a departure from Woody Allen's usual stuff as there was no character doing a Woody Allen impersonation. Instead, you just have the very beautiful Rebecca Hall, Scarlet Johansson, andwilliam ahearn2016-12-28T02:58:22Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/rec.arts.movies.past-films/b7N4QI-oBr0Rescue From Gilligan's Island (US) 1978Hey, Really bad. And, even so, I haven't yet experienced closure.