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Toy Story 3 was pretty weak but Pixar's latest films are far worse.  Not hopeful for 4.  

Unfortunately, she's not cropping up, in my shower 

The Chinese Sci-fi hit JWFan has been waiting for!       Testimonials:   Stefancos: "Netflix is saved!"   Jay: "I was ready to give up my Netflix subs

2 hours ago, Jurassic Shark said:

 

Do you also only listen to audio books when you want to read a book?

I found that I listen to audiobooks that I have difficulty getting into. But audiobooks are a different form of entertainment than personal  reading. Especially when I have an hour in the car each day.

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On 11/18/2018 at 11:21 AM, Alexcremers said:

Woody Allen's latest movie A Rainy Day In New York is getting shelved in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

 

https://www.vulture.com/2018/11/jude-law-would-love-to-see-his-woody-allen-movie-released.html

 

 

 

 

 

On 8/30/2018 at 4:53 PM, Jay said:

 

On 8/30/2018 at 5:01 PM, John said:

Not surprising, after what happened with Wonder Wheel.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 7:47 PM, Koray Savas said:

Seems probable. It's already September and no release yet. It'll be a historical moment, since the man has had a film released every year for decades.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 8:28 PM, Disco Stu said:

It should be released.  If he can’t financing for the next one that’s one thing, but Woody deserves to have the movie released somehow 

 

On 8/30/2018 at 8:44 PM, Stefancos said:

"Deserves"?

 

Lol.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 8:58 PM, Disco Stu said:

Yes.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 8:59 PM, Stefancos said:

Funny to see how people still ralley behind this creepy fucker.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 9:00 PM, Disco Stu said:

Pot kettle black!

 

On 8/30/2018 at 9:03 PM, Stefancos said:

Absolutely not! I didn't groom my adoptive daughter to become my wife.

 

Anyone who ignores that for the sake of "art" needs to have his head examined.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 9:46 PM, Koray Savas said:

Allen is a pedophile. No way around that. I understand why no one would want to finance his artistic endeavors, but I also find it odd that it took so long for it to happen. The thing about Hollywood, no one cared until it started to affect their own image. All the actors protesting against him and donating their salaries knew who they were working for from the start. 

 

With all that being said, I still love his movies. 

 

On 8/30/2018 at 9:48 PM, Disco Stu said:

It might even be for the best if he can’t finance new movies now, but I don’t think Amazon should hold a movie already made back against Allen’s wishes.  They signed the contract with him, and yeah they knew who he was when they did that. 

 

On 8/30/2018 at 10:16 PM, Stefancos said:

See, thats what I don't understand. Genuinely.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 10:24 PM, Nick Parker said:

Even people who commit terrible atrocities have the aspects of an enlightened person in them (and vice versa, but that's not the conversation at hand). In their artistic work, those people can express those higher states of their being in a way that resonates with and speaks to other people and transcends that overall lower life condition.

 

On 8/30/2018 at 10:25 PM, Koray Savas said:

It’s something I’ve been struggling to understand myself, recently. I maintain that an artist can be separated from the art, but the people I’ve discussed this with say it can’t. Does that make me a bad person for owning his movies? I don’t think so. 

 

Polanski is a rapist, but The Pianist is a brilliant war film. I just can’t get behind the notion that a filmmaker commiting a crime nullifies their entire body of work from enjoyment forever. 

 

On 8/30/2018 at 10:27 PM, Stefancos said:

Oh not at all. I get that.

 

I was never a fan of Allen even before realising what a creep he was. That helps. ;)

 

On 8/30/2018 at 10:29 PM, Nick Parker said:

Their work must be erased from existence, their presence culled and purged from the annals of history! Anyone who enjoys Chinatown must renounce it or cast themselves in exile!

 

On 8/30/2018 at 10:31 PM, Stefancos said:

Exactly. Its a slippery slope and based on a persons personal feelings regarding an artist and their art. 

 

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Polanski is a rapist and should have been in jail. He is easily the worst of  the lot.  Woody isn't a pedophile. That is most definitely an incorrect term used here. He is creepy as hell and his morality is questionable.  Weinstein is just a jerk but I think he is an extreme product of the hollywood system. Bill Cosby was railroaded nothing in his trial convinced me otherwise. 

The victims who remained quiet are partially responsible for those victims who came after. Silence has a cost. That fear created further opportunities. 

One person who is most definitely not a victim nor a hero is Star Trek Discovery actor Anthony Rapp. He is nothing more than an opportunistic cockroach who inserted himself voluntarily into a situation where he wanted to be. Never mind that no sex took place and there was no harm no foul. Yes he was 17 and he was playing an adult on stage. He is one of THOSE homo types who use their sexuality to get what they want. Every gay man has either been that or seen that.

 

Yet despite my criticism of these men I can watch their films/shows for what they are not what these men did. After all the end product is a collaboration and not a single effort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Btw Mortal Engines looks like something to avoid.

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22 hours ago, JoeinAR said:

 Woody isn't a pedophile. That is most definitely an incorrect term used here. He is creepy as hell and his morality is questionable.  Weinstein is just a jerk but I think he is an extreme product of the hollywood system. Bill Cosby was railroaded nothing in his trial convinced me otherwise. 

The victims who remained quiet are partially responsible for those victims who came after. Silence has a cost. That fear created further opportunities. 

One person who is most definitely not a victim nor a hero is Star Trek Discovery actor Anthony Rapp. He is nothing more than an opportunistic cockroach who inserted himself voluntarily into a situation where he wanted to be. Never mind that no sex took place and there was no harm no foul. Yes he was 17 and he was playing an adult on stage. He is one of THOSE homo types who use their sexuality to get what they want. Every gay man has either been that or seen that.

 

Yet despite my criticism of these men I can watch their films/shows for what they are not what these men did. After all the end product is a collaboration and not a single effort.

Btw Mortal Engines looks like something to avoid.

 

Two of the three Woody's children whom he helped raise claim he is a pedo, and the other he is currently married to.  If you can't infer from that statement, which is nothing but factual that Woody Allen might be a pedo than I don't understand your line of thinking.

 

Victim blaming is terrible, and to say that Cosby's or Weinstein's  victims are at fault for not speaking up and stopping their deeds is atrocious. 

 

You seem to have a great deal of personal bias in how you view the situations, as your response to Rapp shows that maybe its not best to speak publicly about these issues unless you are willing to have a fair conversation with others whom feel differently. 

 

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8 minutes ago, Wycket said:

 

Two of the three Woody's children whom he helped raise claim he is a pedo, and the other he is currently married to.  If you can't infer from that statement, which is nothing but factual that Woody Allen might be a pedo than I don't understand your line of thinking.

 

Victim blaming is terrible, and to say that Cosby's or Weinstein's  victims are at fault for not speaking up and stopping their deeds is atrocious. 

 

You seem to have a great deal of personal bias in how you view the situations, as your response to Rapp shows that maybe its not best to speak publicly about these issues unless you are willing to have a fair conversation with others whom feel differently. 

 

I don't  blame the victims for what happened to them but they share blame for remaining silent and allowing others to become victims because they were afraid to speak out. You can diagree all you want but they could have helped prevent further crimes.

 

Rapp is a reprehensible little fag who is as much to blame as spacey.

Pedophilia is not the correct term for someone who has "relations" with teen or older adolescents.

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On 11/28/2018 at 4:54 PM, Wycket said:

Two of the three Woody's children whom he helped raise claim he is a pedo, and the other he is currently married to.  If you can't infer from that statement, which is nothing but factual that Woody Allen might be a pedo than I don't understand your line of thinking.

 

But aren't you parroting here a simplistic headlines view of what seems to be a long and ambivalent-at-best history of family troubles in the Allen/Farrow household? Even my cursory readings on this have raised nagging suspicions about the sanity of either side, so you might have a hard look at the terms 'claim' and 'might' and rethink how that can be 'nothing but factual'.

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Wha'?! No John Hurt? No Richard Briers? No Joss Ackland? No Zero Mostel? No Angela Morely? No fucking BRIGHT EYES?! 

What have we got, then? Unrendered characters, portentous "shots", self-important, yet utterly generic fucking music, and no "prince with a thousand enemies"! Fuck that shit.

@The Illustrious Jerry is right. Martin Rosen's original is a quiet masterpiece.

Avoid this cunt lube.

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There's nothing in that trailer visually that even warrants calling it "pretentious". Looks like a poor man's action flick about bunnies.

 

The original was often beautiful (in a nightmarish way) to look at:

 

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