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Post by arch » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:32 pm

From the film "Pan's Labyrinth"


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Post by Grigoris » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:44 pm

arch wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:32 pm
From the film "Pan's Labyrinth"

A strange movie that did not know if it was a fantasy story for children, or a brutal condemnation of Franco's fascism.
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Post by arch » Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:40 pm

Guillermo del Toro on Pan's Labyrinth:

http://old.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/feature/49337

"I was trying to uncover a common thread between the 'real world' and the 'imaginary world', which I found in one of the seminal bloodlines within fairytales: the bloodline of choice. It's something that has intrigued me since Cronos, through Hellboy, and now to Pan's Labyrinth: the way your choices define you. And I thought it would be great to counterpoint an institutional lack of choice, which is fascism, with the chance to choose which the girl takes in this movie."

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Post by Grigoris » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:55 am

arch wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:40 pm
Guillermo del Toro on Pan's Labyrinth:

http://old.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/feature/49337

"I was trying to uncover a common thread between the 'real world' and the 'imaginary world', which I found in one of the seminal bloodlines within fairytales: the bloodline of choice. It's something that has intrigued me since Cronos, through Hellboy, and now to Pan's Labyrinth: the way your choices define you. And I thought it would be great to counterpoint an institutional lack of choice, which is fascism, with the chance to choose which the girl takes in this movie."
I don't think he pulled it off. For me it came across as an example of how one engages in flights of fantasy in order to avoid a painful reality (and how the two sometimes blur). Not that it was a bad movie though. Quite the opposite.
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Post by Grigoris » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:08 pm

To continue in the anti-Fascist spirit... I just finished watching this one:

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
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Post by Simon E. » Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:28 am

Saw 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri' today. Superb performances all round and a darkly humorous script. Frances McDormand is wonderful. Her best since 'Fargo'.
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Post by arch » Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:58 pm

Lost a coin flip with my daughter when she was here a month ago whether to see Billboards or Ladybird. She won so we saw Ladybird, and recommend it highly. Also Saw Sean Baker's "Florida Project" last year (see his short film "Snowbird" above) which was wonderful. Brooklynn Prince as Moonee was amazing, and I have always enjoyed watching Willem Dafoe in anything.

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The long-abused Balthazar, stolen and abandoned by smugglers on the border where he is shot by a border guard, is comforted by angels


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