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Apollo 13 is pretty great. Other than that, I really don't care much for Howard. And I really don't see the comparison with Boyle (or with Soderbergh, for that matter).

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They guy will always be an auteur in my book, but only for his work on Trainspotting. That film is an absolute masterpiece, always in the best twenty films I've ever seen category. When it was released in 1995, it was harrowing and hilarious in equal measures. When viewed again today, it has the same impact. It's aged better than Pulp Fiction, which is saying something in itself. The Doors, Fargo and Boogie Nights might be the only other films of the 90's to have aged as well?

I tried watching Shallow Grave again before 127 Hours came out, to get back into Danny Boyle mode. Only then did I realize he doesn’t have a mode. Shallow Grave has aged dismally, the last half hour is tedious viewing, and 127 Hours was watchable, but we all just wanted it to end. Same with: The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog blah, blah blah.

Having said that Larry, if he ever ends up ever making Porno, the follow up to Trainspotting, it will be mandatory viewing. If someone has one genuine masterpiece in them, they should always be taken seriously.


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Trainspotting is good, but I definitely wouldn't go so far as to call it better then Pulp Fiction.

Shallow Grave was good, 127 Hours was kind of eh.


I never said it was a better film, only that it had dated better than Pulp Fiction.

Vexer, I really can't be fucked with your shit. Shade has tried to be as nice as he can to you on the Open Forum thinking that you might one day turn around and say, "Thanks, you may be right. I'll think a little more before I post. If I don't have anything positive or insightful to say, I might just let that thought go." I know you'll never get to that point, so I'm asking you please, to never post anything again after something I've just written. I could bring up 30 times when you have posted something straight after I have, that is contrary or annoying, and I'm hardly a regular poster.

This forum is dying a slow death and you are a big reason why.

Why should people have to skip over what you post in order to not get agitated? On the flip side, it must feel horrible for you at times to have 90% of your posts ignored or disagreed upon? I think it’s why you’ve got to this point. You argue out of habit.

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wisey wrote:
wisey wrote:
They guy will always be an auteur in my book, but only for his work on Trainspotting. That film is an absolute masterpiece, always in the best twenty films I've ever seen category. When it was released in 1995, it was harrowing and hilarious in equal measures. When viewed again today, it has the same impact. It's aged better than Pulp Fiction, which is saying something in itself. The Doors, Fargo and Boogie Nights might be the only other films of the 90's to have aged as well?

I tried watching Shallow Grave again before 127 Hours came out, to get back into Danny Boyle mode. Only then did I realize he doesn’t have a mode. Shallow Grave has aged dismally, the last half hour is tedious viewing, and 127 Hours was watchable, but we all just wanted it to end. Same with: The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog blah, blah blah.

Having said that Larry, if he ever ends up ever making Porno, the follow up to Trainspotting, it will be mandatory viewing. If someone has one genuine masterpiece in them, they should always be taken seriously.


Vexer wrote:
Trainspotting is good, but I definitely wouldn't go so far as to call it better then Pulp Fiction.

Shallow Grave was good, 127 Hours was kind of eh.


I never said it was a better film, only that it had dated better than Pulp Fiction.

Vexer, I really can't be fucked with your shit. Shade has tried to be as nice as he can to you on the Open Forum thinking that you might one day turn around and say, "Thanks, you may be right. I'll think a little more before I post. If I don't have anything positive or insightful to say, I might just let that thought go." I know you'll never get to that point, so I'm asking you please, to never post anything again after something I've just written. I could bring up 30 times when you have posted something straight after I have, that is contrary or annoying, and I'm hardly a regular poster.

This forum is dying a slow death and you are a big reason why.

Why should people have to skip over what you post in order to not get agitated? On the flip side, it must feel horrible for you at times to have 90% of your posts ignored or disagreed upon? I think it’s why you’ve got to this point. You argue out of habit.

Whoa! somebody needs to take a chill pill! :evil:

I can't really be "fucked" with your bullshit either :evil:

It's called an opinion, if you can't handle someone having a different opinion then you, then I don't know why you even bother posting on here. :roll:

This has nothing to do with "thinking before I post", it's me posting a different goddamn opinion, what's so hard to comprehend about that?

I'm hard-pressed to think of one single post where you've EVER said anything "insightful" or "positive"

If anyone is part of this forum is "dying"(which I don't think it is) it's YOU not me, you were a total dick to Kunz in the "Everyone Sells Out" thread for NO reason at all just because he disagreed with your opinion and when he called you on it, you refused to admit that you were being maybe a tad unreasonable.

I'll post anything I damn well please(as long as it's within the forum guidelines of course), and no I don't specfically target your posts, the whole forum does NOT revolve around you and that certainly was not my intention. I WILL respond to your posts if I feel like it, if you don't like that, then you can leave this forum, you are not a mod, so quit acting like one.

People don't feel the need to "skip" over my posts to avoid feeling "agitated", you've got no way of proving that, so no I don't feel "horrible" at all and it hasn't gotten to any "point", this is how i've always posted since i've joined this fourm. I don't argue "out of habit", but you obviously do, you seem to enjoy picking fights with other forum members for no reason other then trying to make yourself look good. Don't see why you're bringing Shade into this, you're the one who's "contrary" and "annoying".


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wisey wrote:
wisey wrote:
They guy will always be an auteur in my book, but only for his work on Trainspotting. That film is an absolute masterpiece, always in the best twenty films I've ever seen category. When it was released in 1995, it was harrowing and hilarious in equal measures. When viewed again today, it has the same impact. It's aged better than Pulp Fiction, which is saying something in itself. The Doors, Fargo and Boogie Nights might be the only other films of the 90's to have aged as well?

I tried watching Shallow Grave again before 127 Hours came out, to get back into Danny Boyle mode. Only then did I realize he doesn’t have a mode. Shallow Grave has aged dismally, the last half hour is tedious viewing, and 127 Hours was watchable, but we all just wanted it to end. Same with: The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog blah, blah blah.

Having said that Larry, if he ever ends up ever making Porno, the follow up to Trainspotting, it will be mandatory viewing. If someone has one genuine masterpiece in them, they should always be taken seriously.


Vexer wrote:
Trainspotting is good, but I definitely wouldn't go so far as to call it better then Pulp Fiction.

Shallow Grave was good, 127 Hours was kind of eh.


I never said it was a better film, only that it had dated better than Pulp Fiction.

Vexer, I really can't be fucked with your shit. Shade has tried to be as nice as he can to you on the Open Forum thinking that you might one day turn around and say, "Thanks, you may be right. I'll think a little more before I post. If I don't have anything positive or insightful to say, I might just let that thought go." I know you'll never get to that point, so I'm asking you please, to never post anything again after something I've just written. I could bring up 30 times when you have posted something straight after I have, that is contrary or annoying, and I'm hardly a regular poster.

This forum is dying a slow death and you are a big reason why.

Why should people have to skip over what you post in order to not get agitated? On the flip side, it must feel horrible for you at times to have 90% of your posts ignored or disagreed upon? I think it’s why you’ve got to this point. You argue out of habit.

Whoa! somebody needs to take a chill pill! :evil:

I can't really be "fucked" with your bullshit either :evil:

It's called an opinion, if you can't handle someone having a different opinion then you, then I don't know why you even bother posting on here. :roll:

This has nothing to do with "thinking before I post", it's me posting a different goddamn opinion, what's so hard to comprehend about that?

I'm hard-pressed to think of one single post where you've EVER said anything "insightful" or "positive"

If anyone is part of this forum is "dying"(which I don't think it is) it's YOU not me, you were a total dick to Kunz in the "Everyone Sells Out" thread for NO reason at all just because he disagreed with your opinion and when he called you on it, you refused to admit that you were being maybe a tad unreasonable.

I'll post anything I damn well please(as long as it's within the forum guidelines of course), and no I don't specfically target your posts, the whole forum does NOT revolve around you and that certainly was not my intention. I WILL respond to your posts if I feel like it, if you don't like that, then you can leave this forum, you are not a mod, so quit acting like one.

People don't feel the need to "skip" over my posts to avoid feeling "agitated", you've got no way of proving that, so no I don't feel "horrible" at all and it hasn't gotten to any "point", this is how i've always posted since i've joined this fourm. I don't argue "out of habit", but you obviously do, you seem to enjoy picking fights with other forum members for no reason other then trying to make yourself look good. Don't see why you're bringing Shade into this, you're the one who's "contrary" and "annoying".

Motherfuckers is gettin' banned today.

Vexer, you are absolutely one reason why the forum is dying and you need to know this and understand it. Your posts have no value anymore. None. No one listens to you. You're annoying and you've made literally no effort to curb what you do here. People have politely tried to point out your inadequacies for years now, but you take everyone's opinions and disregard them as if they'd infect you with leprosy. Why should anyone treat you with courtesy at this point?

And you think Wisey's annoying?? Wisey's not annoying. He's concerned with the state of things and he's tired of your bullshit. So am I. There's no civility with you.

And not for nothing, but I've politely asked you to stop marking things for moderation and you keep doing it. Most of the time it's stuff that isn't worth my time, and this recent example is no exception. I'm going to make you stop. This won't be permanent, but it will be extended.

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