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Reply #870 on: June 30, 2020, 09:39:39 PM
Anyone seen The Vast of Night? It comes recommended on Amazon Prime but I tend to take reviews with a pinch of salt these days


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Reply #871 on: June 30, 2020, 09:48:18 PM
Anyone seen The Vast of Night? It comes recommended on Amazon Prime but I tend to take reviews with a pinch of salt these days

the boyz let me down, american gods was ok, then I gave up on streaming; problem being the number of new shows coming out that are geared towards stuff I might have liked a few years ago.

the whole streaming tv culture and the type of tv it cultivates is bang on 2003  :-\


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Reply #872 on: July 01, 2020, 05:22:15 AM
there's an early 80s arthouse film with an Eskimo word as its title. No speech, just layers of found footage of the natural and urban world....

does anyone remember the name? I'm intending on buying the bluray for a friend's birthday but my addled middle aged brain has let it slip....

Baraka perhaps?
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baraka_(film)

Early 90s though...


koyaanisqatsi

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https://youtu.be/v6-K-arVl-U


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Reply #873 on: July 01, 2020, 09:10:51 AM
there's an early 80s arthouse film with an Eskimo word as its title. No speech, just layers of found footage of the natural and urban world....

does anyone remember the name? I'm intending on buying the bluray for a friend's birthday but my addled middle aged brain has let it slip....

Baraka perhaps?
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baraka_(film)

Early 90s though...


koyaanisqatsi

Full movie...

https://youtu.be/v6-K-arVl-U

pointlessly, I've bought it on dvd. Somehow putting a thing in a thing  to see a thing feels like a thing, even though it's quite cool you can get films like this on youtube...


Reply #874 on: July 01, 2020, 10:10:14 AM
I still have the box set of the first two 'qatsi' movies (have never seen the third one actually), but since I don't have a DVD player anymore I'm more likely to put it on on YouTube and leave it running for the music while I work, occasionally clicking into the tab for a few minutes of visual cortex massage. This reversed version is also great for the same purpose:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5Hr1C62Smk


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Reply #875 on: July 01, 2020, 11:22:53 AM
I still have the box set of the first two 'qatsi' movies (have never seen the third one actually), but since I don't have a DVD player anymore I'm more likely to put it on on YouTube and leave it running for the music while I work, occasionally clicking into the tab for a few minutes of visual cortex massage. This reversed version is also great for the same purpose:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5Hr1C62Smk

Same, I havèn't watched them in an age. Don't bother with the third one, it's awful. All I remember is poor '90s computer animation.


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Reply #876 on: July 01, 2020, 04:10:37 PM
I still have the box set of the first two 'qatsi' movies (have never seen the third one actually), but since I don't have a DVD player anymore I'm more likely to put it on on YouTube and leave it running for the music while I work, occasionally clicking into the tab for a few minutes of visual cortex massage. This reversed version is also great for the same purpose:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5Hr1C62Smk

Same, I havèn't watched them in an age. Don't bother with the third one, it's awful. All I remember is poor '90s computer animation.

I have a nostalgic fondness for the blocky 90s computer animation stuff.


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Reply #877 on: July 01, 2020, 06:00:23 PM
Imagine a 90 minute long Ozric Tentacles video and you'll be pretty close to its level.


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Reply #878 on: July 01, 2020, 06:51:20 PM
Imagine a 90 minute long Ozric Tentacles video and you'll be pretty close to its level.

it was a funny period between analogue and digital in those days but it had its charm


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Reply #879 on: July 08, 2020, 11:20:04 PM
I watched the most ridiculous film with Elijah Wood called grand piano.