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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by JD » 29 Oct 2018, 16:55

Watched Border last night. It's weird, but I really liked it; I thought it was extremely well-made. It's a kind of movie I don't think could or would be made here in America (it's Swedish), and I think it says something that it was directed by someone who is himself an immigrant It's really difficult to say anything specific about it without spoiling it, though. It follows a woman who works a dreary job as a customs officer, and lives with her lazy, boorish boyfriend; her life revolves around her job, putting up with her useless boyfriend, and visiting her elderly father in the nursing home. But she seems to be able to sniff out emotions in people, which helps her at her job. She is also, to be blunt, extremely ugly: she tells people that she has a chromosomal abnormality, and is also unable to have children as a result of it. But then one day at work she runs into a man who looks a lot like her, and has kind of a smirking, knowing attitude; she invites him into her life and everything changes.

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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dbcooper » 29 Oct 2018, 20:16

Andrew wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 13:56
Hugh Akston wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 10:50
Andrew wrote:
29 Oct 2018, 07:39
Hugh Akston wrote:
28 Oct 2018, 23:24
I wanted to get a horror movie for Halloween, but the It remake turned out to be a kids adventure story.
You should've gone with Dead Ringers.
I've always been pretty meh on Cronenberg tbh.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by dbcooper » 15 Nov 2018, 02:31

Mandy was fucking rad.

Was great to see something that took advantage of what digital cameras can do. Especially given that it was set in the past.
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Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Post by Warren » 15 Nov 2018, 10:02

dbcooper wrote:
15 Nov 2018, 02:31
Mandy was fucking rad.
LOL You funny. Barry Manilow was many things, okay he was one thing, but rad wasn't it.
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