Originally Posted by Connemara
For a standard introductory narrative, the best option is Lawrence James' "Raj." Its a decent overview. If you want something more narrowly focused/academic (political,...
Originally Posted by willpower
It's an overused time waster that more often than not doesn't move the plot along.
I don't know if it damages the plot, but I fucking hate this too. I never knew it...
Originally Posted by grouper
Pierrot le Fou.
This is my favorite Goddard movie. (Well, actually, I kind of vacillate between this and A Bout de Souffle.) I've watched it like 5 times. But I never can...
The la Marseilles scene always gets me. And Bogey is a joy to watch. But I have to agree that the movie is overrated. When I compare it with some of my other favorite movies, it comes out looking like a flat and pious wartime picture....
Originally Posted by StephenHero
Some Bergman is a bit overrated IMO as well. I think Seventh Seal is a really boring movie: a supremely intelligent, but dreadfully boring movie.
What do you mean by...
Good. It deserves another attempt. I remember watching in in class back in the day. It didn't shake me to my core or anything. But it did make me wanna find the real Stephen Glass and give him a wedgie.
In my experience, most people think they are unphotogenic. They look more or less the same in photos as the do in real life. The problem is they overestimate their looks. The mirror doesn't upset their overestimation. The camera does.