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Review Wanted: Good Morning: Criterion Collection

Old 11-28-00, 06:09 PM
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This film looks kind of interesting, I want to know if its worth picking up. If you like it, indicate what other types of movies you like please.


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Old 11-28-00, 07:37 PM
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...for a detailed review of this film and the DVD, take a look here:

...as for my 'taste' in movies (or as some, I'm sure, would have it, my lack of taste) I count myself a 'movie slut' - meaning I'll watch anything.

To give you an idea: depending on my mood of the moment, I have the following DVDs lined up for viewing in the next few days:
- "Throne Of Blood" - Kurosawa's take on Shakespeare's Macbeth
- "The Iron Giant" - a feature cartoon
- François Truffaut's "The Woman Next Door" (R2 disc)
- Abel Ferrara's "Driller Killer" (R2)
- "Toy Story 2" (Loved the original!!!)
- the Royal National Theatre (London) production of Rogers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" (R2)
- Fritz Lang's wartime "Hangmen Also Die"
- Star Trek - "The Wrath Of Khan"
- Wong Kar-wai's "Happy Together"
- "Tales From The Gimli Hospital" by Canada's Guy Maddin

...pretty eclectic, eh?!...

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Old 11-28-00, 09:45 PM
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I also have a review of the DVD. Here's the link:

I didn't much like the movie, so I guess I don't need to state which others I enjoy!
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Old 11-30-00, 04:50 PM
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"Good Morning" is an excellent film. I would recommend it as a purchase, though, only if you are familiar with and a fan of Asian cinema, or at least foreign films in general. There's a fantastic section in American director/screenwriter Paul Schrader's book Transcendental Style

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Old 12-01-00, 02:33 PM
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Thanks peeps. I rented the vhs from my University's Library. The movie ended up being ok. THe fart humor was just out of place, though I did appreciate it. I am glad I didn't buy this first without seeing it.


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