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Forum: Movie Talk
02-11-11, 02:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,555
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: Time Out's 100 best British films

The absence of Odd Man Out is very strange - wildly acclaimed in its day and still very highly regarded as os Carol Reed's other incomparable classic The Way Ahead.

I am also a little surprised...
Forum: Other Talk
09-23-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 21,789
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: House near me has "lawn jockeys" (painted white-face) - I want to destroy them..

I have four lawn jockeys on my front lawn and live in a neighbourhood with a mix of people of different backgrounds and ethnicities. My lawn jockeys are unadulterated (retaining their original...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-24-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,691
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: Some Paramount titles to be released in 2010

I think ManMachine is a little off in his reckoning of the low sales of classic films. They do sell well, but the problems is that there is little distinction in sales figures between an elaborate...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-21-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 80,296
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: James Cameron's Avatar - news, rumors, castings..

I agree that Cameron has missed an opportunity to do a film about a REALLY alien species. They should not have been even vaguely humanoid in shape and form nor should they be heard speaking anything...
Forum: Movie Talk
10-31-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,209
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: Impressive Moments in Lackluster Movies

There are so many;

(1) CHANDU THE MAGICIAN (1932) - When Edmund Lowe escapes the death trap and goes to cofnront Bela Lugosi - "I have come from a coffin out of the depths of the Nile. My will...
Forum: Movie Talk
10-26-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: Any good Dr Jeckyl & Mr. Hyde horror movies?

The best Hyde film is still the 1920 silent John Barrymore version. There are number of public domain versions out there, but the Kino edition is probably the best visually.

I also like the...
Forum: DVD Talk
01-06-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,255
Posted By Hu Phan

Re: TCM Lost RKO Collection: 1/1/09

I would have expected demand for these titles to be huge. They have been out of circulation for many years, have good reputations and are not the modern high tech junk.

I have now doubt that One...
Forum: DVD Talk
01-03-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,255
Posted By Hu Phan

DVD-Rs? That is outrageous, especially...

DVD-Rs?

That is outrageous, especially considering TCM is a professional organization and, more importantly, the price that is being charged for the set.

To sell burnt DVDs probably created on...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-06-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,981
Posted By Hu Phan

Murnau, Borzage and Fox Boxset. The release of...

Murnau, Borzage and Fox Boxset. The release of the year for me.

May pick up Another Gay Sequel at some point.
Forum: Movie Talk
11-16-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,480
Posted By Hu Phan

This thing is going nuts. My niece has advised...

This thing is going nuts. My niece has advised that the ticket scalpers at her school are now getting $150.00 a ticket for opening night.

As I have said before, whilst I wish this sort of rubbish...
Forum: Movie Talk
11-15-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,480
Posted By Hu Phan

This is getting crazy. There is apparently...

This is getting crazy.

There is apparently ticket scalping going on in schools for early showings of this film. My neice indicated that her friend paid $50.00 per ticket to a scalper for four...
Forum: Movie Talk
10-27-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By Hu Phan

I seem to remeber seeing a UK-specific Adjusted...

I seem to remeber seeing a UK-specific Adjusted for Inflation list that had the top grossing film in Britain as being Spring in Park Lane - a virtually forgotten musical romance from the 1940s...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-13-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,230
Posted By Hu Phan

Great to see the Brownlow documentary getting a...

Great to see the Brownlow documentary getting a legitimate release and The Struggle has a great reputation. I want this very badly indeed.
Forum: DVD Talk
09-13-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,801
Posted By Hu Phan

Possibly the best week of the year so far for...

Possibly the best week of the year so far for me:-

(1) An American in Paris - The best thing Minnelli ever did.

(2) Bare Behind Bars

(3) British Cinema Classic B-Film Collection Volume...
Forum: Movie Talk
08-13-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,165
Posted By Hu Phan

Memoirs of an Invisible Man.

Memoirs of an Invisible Man.
Forum: Movie Talk
08-10-08, 05:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,762
Posted By Hu Phan

I would argue that marijuana causes more harm in...

I would argue that marijuana causes more harm in the long run.

A weed smoker is always a week smoker and nothing they do in their life, no matter how valuable to the community, how artistic,...
Forum: Movie Talk
08-09-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,762
Posted By Hu Phan

I rate the average user of marijuana as being on...

I rate the average user of marijuana as being on about the same level as a paedophile. I can think of nothing worse.

There is a weed user in our street. All he does all day long is sit on his...
Forum: Other Talk
08-08-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,435
Posted By Hu Phan

I have to admire this guy in a way. Whilst...

I have to admire this guy in a way. Whilst suicide is never recommended and it does take a lot of courage to live, god damn almighty!

Better to go out in a blaze of glory, showing courage beyond...
Forum: Movie Talk
08-02-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 24,083
Posted By Hu Phan

Some great choices. For me:- Highlander...

Some great choices.

For me:-

Highlander II, III and IV. All are better than the original and I love II (original cut, not the Redegade) the most.
Forum: Other Talk
07-30-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,217
Posted By Hu Phan

I went to my twentieth last year - and it was...

I went to my twentieth last year - and it was hell on earth.

The very first person who came up to me was the guy who used to kick the crap out of me every day in school. The first words out of...
Forum: DVD Talk
07-19-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By Hu Phan

Vampyr - Dreyer = maestro

Vampyr - Dreyer = maestro
Forum: DVD Talk
07-05-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By Hu Phan

The new version of the 1932 Mummy.

The new version of the 1932 Mummy.
Forum: Movie Talk
06-30-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,020
Posted By Hu Phan

I always go alone, but never by choice. I don't...

I always go alone, but never by choice. I don't have any friends, a partner or anyone in my life who would be willing to be seen with me in public.
Forum: Movie Talk
06-25-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,000
Posted By Hu Phan

The biggies in my collection are:- John...

The biggies in my collection are:-

John Wayne - 70 (lots of his early public domain stuff.)
Peter Cushing - 42 (the best actor of them all.)
Christopher Lee - 42 (not the same titles for the...
Forum: DVD Talk
06-15-08, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,709
Posted By Hu Phan

The Carmen Miranda Collection! - chica, chica,...

The Carmen Miranda Collection! - chica, chica, boom, boom!
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