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Agreed. That last one is on my desktop right now - it's like poetry. Is it known whether it's a straight up photo (with whatever post processing), or if it's a composite of the individual elements?
Cute and better than I expected. The original Star Trek series owes a lot to this (heck, they even reverse the polarity at one point). Has Oscar nominated special effects and maybe the first ever electronic soundtrack (or Electronic Tonalities, as it's credited), years before the invention of the synthesizer. IMO a better movie than The Wrath of Khan. Brilliant poster too.
^ I haven't seen this one yet, but one of the reasons my favourite of the first three is The Bourne Identity, is that it doesn't suffer from the excessive shaky-cam introduced by Greengrass.
Tried this - but turned it off after 10 minutes. Should probably have checked a review or two or at least its Tomatometer rating in advance. Put this on instead: - satisfying seventies Pakula paranoia.
Still entertains here 23 years later (and has a couple of scenes that I can't imagine being green-lit in a modern production). Can be easy to forget just how many familiar faces that are on show here: Besides Slater and Arquette we get Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, James Gandolfini, Tom Sizemore and Samuel L. Jackson (for 5 seconds). And if you count what goes on in the screens in the background, you get Sonny Chiba,...
Glad to have seen it, but I suspect I won't have the same urge to return to it, like I have with 2001, e.g.
It was the one I preferred over the rather many to choose from ;-)Have you seen the movie? It's not really scary...
Quite different from the Roadside Picnic novel, which it's (loosely) based on. The slow pace, glacial camera movements and the long takes (averaging over one minute per) all very economically help build a unique world and create a special tension. Solaris (1972) will be next, as I've only seen the 2002 remake of that.
Missed this at the cinema, so it was nice to see it show up on Netflix. Was every bit as tense and creepy as expected.
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