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Is it you Kas? (Lady and the Tramp)

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Kowry on Oct 21 2014, 01:36:29 PM wrote:Is it you Kas? (Lady and the Tramp)

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No, but I do dislike how cats are portrayed as evil in Disney movies.
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Yeah, "dogs good, cats bad" seems to be a pretty common trope in (American) children's films.
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It's kind of turning around a bit. But it used to be the party line.
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Cats have strong personalities which makes for better villains.

I think the popularity of dogs "versus" cats may also have had something to do with it, cats started outnumbering dogs as pets only a few years ago.
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Knaldskalle on Oct 21 2014, 03:24:54 PM wrote:Cats have strong personalities which makes for better villains.
And they're not completely submissive to their masters (i.e. authorities), as dogs usually are.
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I love how we humans keep pitching dogs against cats and vice versa even though they aren't mortal enemies. Also there isn't a better race, Speciesism between animals really? :lol:
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I love both
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Kas will love this
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ArthurYanthar on Oct 22 2014, 06:33:47 PM wrote:Kas will love this
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso on wrote:If you dislike this movie you have no heart.
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Homogenetic conehead
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CMT on Oct 23 2014, 02:41:59 AM wrote:Homogenetic conehead
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Kasparius on Oct 23 2014, 01:25:31 PM wrote:
CMT on Oct 23 2014, 02:41:59 AM wrote:Homogenetic conehead
If I had a heart, I would cry.
Just as well you don't, you'd rust.
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Knaldskalle on Oct 23 2014, 01:27:45 PM wrote:
Kasparius on Oct 23 2014, 01:25:31 PM wrote:
CMT on Oct 23 2014, 02:41:59 AM wrote:Homogenetic conehead
If I had a heart, I would cry.
Just as well you don't, you'd rust.
Rust never sleeps. I could watch countless movies in a day.
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SkilledLunatic on Oct 22 2014, 08:02:58 AM wrote:I love how we humans keep pitching dogs against cats and vice versa even though they aren't mortal enemies. Also there isn't a better race, Speciesism between animals really? :lol:
Yeah, it's really silly to pretend dogs and cats are mortal enemies. If memory serves, I believe it was the Treaty of Ghent that established détente.
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Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Oct 29 2014, 07:26:13 PM wrote:
SkilledLunatic on Oct 22 2014, 08:02:58 AM wrote:I love how we humans keep pitching dogs against cats and vice versa even though they aren't mortal enemies. Also there isn't a better race, Speciesism between animals really? :lol:
Yeah, it's really silly to pretend dogs and cats are mortal enemies. If memory serves, I believe it was the Treaty of Ghent that established détente.
Shit that sentence was weirdly constructed, indeed.
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The 2 latest comments on my favourite films list on RYM. They can fuck the fuck off.

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ArthurYanthar on Nov 9 2014, 04:29:15 AM wrote:The 2 latest comments on my favourite films list on RYM. They can fuck the fuck off.

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Seriously, Hoop Dreams??
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ArthurYanthar on Nov 9 2014, 04:29:15 AM wrote:The 2 latest comments on my favourite films list on RYM. They can fuck the fuck off.

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How can anyone not think Hoop Dreams is great? :(
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brokenface on Nov 10 2014, 04:56:44 PM wrote:What the sweet fuck:

https://www.icheckmovies.com/profiles/c ... =kagemusha
looks like someone has spent too much time on 4 chan. Also, (2 upvotes).
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So much trouble just to fail miserably in evoking a response :lol:
Is this the same guy who hails the work of Unit 731 all the time?
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I could have filmed this and I know nothing about filming!!!
The film? Leviathan.
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funkybusiness on Nov 10 2014, 05:05:37 PM wrote:
brokenface on Nov 10 2014, 04:56:44 PM wrote:What the sweet fuck:

https://www.icheckmovies.com/profiles/c ... =kagemusha
looks like someone has spent too much time on 4 chan. Also, (2 upvotes).
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How come I never posted this article in this thread before? It's a classic!
War is hell. And until Steven Spielberg got involved, we’d never really experienced war through the eyes of a soldier.
This is the kind of arrogant film making you’d label as being made by an auteur.
As an audience we don’t have anybody we can really root for the whole way through, which is a crucial mistake to make. A film without a key character whose journey we follow, is a film devoid of interest.
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On The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies:
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Finally after 6 movies, Legolas ran out of arrows :D
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SkilledLunatic on Aug 26 2014, 01:24:34 PM wrote:
Kowry on Aug 26 2014, 11:28:59 AM wrote:Not ICM, but Reddit discusses silent films:
Like cave man paintings. As good as one could do for the time period, and valuable in it's own right, but we put a man on the moon. Imagine movies before that, now we can send a man into space to fight robot aliens and it is somewhat plausible.
Yes, films making impossible things look possible before talkies? HA! How ridiculous indeed!
Méliès? Murnau? Lang? Pffff
No superheroes or comic tie ins? BORING!
Oh the sweet taste of sarcasm :lol:
Futuristic silent films:
Woman in the Moon by Fritz Lang if you want to see a rocket.
The Boob by William Wellman if you want to see a flying car.
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allisoncm on Feb 2 2015, 02:11:04 PM wrote:
SkilledLunatic on Aug 26 2014, 01:24:34 PM wrote:
Kowry on Aug 26 2014, 11:28:59 AM wrote:Not ICM, but Reddit discusses silent films:
Yes, films making impossible things look possible before talkies? HA! How ridiculous indeed!
Méliès? Murnau? Lang? Pffff
No superheroes or comic tie ins? BORING!
Oh the sweet taste of sarcasm :lol:
Futuristic silent films:
Woman in the Moon by Fritz Lang if you want to see a rocket.
The Boob by William Wellman if you want to see a flying car.
No boobs though, I guess?
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allisoncm on Feb 2 2015, 02:11:04 PM wrote:
SkilledLunatic on Aug 26 2014, 01:24:34 PM wrote:
Kowry on Aug 26 2014, 11:28:59 AM wrote:Not ICM, but Reddit discusses silent films:
Yes, films making impossible things look possible before talkies? HA! How ridiculous indeed!
Méliès? Murnau? Lang? Pffff
No superheroes or comic tie ins? BORING!
Oh the sweet taste of sarcasm :lol:
Futuristic silent films:
Woman in the Moon by Fritz Lang if you want to see a rocket.
The Boob by William Wellman if you want to see a flying car.
even earlier flying car here :)

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But doesn't providing examples of silent film special effects as a counter-argument entail agreement with the absurd, implied, initial premise that the sole point of films is to achieve the best possible special effects?
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Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Feb 3 2015, 06:48:25 PM wrote:But doesn't providing examples of silent film special effects as a counter-argument entail agreement with the absurd, implied, initial premise that the sole point of films is to achieve the best possible special effects?
I have to be honest, I hadn't read anything above Allison's post. I had no frame of reference here. I was like a child who wanders into the middle of a movie...
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mightysparks on Nov 9 2014, 04:45:59 AM wrote:
ArthurYanthar on Nov 9 2014, 04:29:15 AM wrote:The 2 latest comments on my favourite films list on RYM. They can fuck the fuck off.

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Seriously, Hoop Dreams??
Yeah pretty ordinary documentary.
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Kind of tempted to go back to my troll icm comments that references something... maybe this time it'll be a comment from a film about a panda.
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Lammetje on Mar 16 2015, 07:47:55 PM wrote:A couple of funny comments on an official list
:blink: what happened there
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Armoreska on Mar 17 2015, 04:12:38 AM wrote:
Lammetje on Mar 16 2015, 07:47:55 PM wrote:A couple of funny comments on an official list
:blink: what happened there
Obviously, you are a troll on ICM. :P
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Not on iCM but it gave me a chuckle all the same:

Prime Cut (1971) - Lee Marvin going about his business with his usual non-confrontational style.
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Okay, own up. Who downvoted my comment?

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/the ... /comments/ :whistling:
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