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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #640 on: June 29, 2012, 07:45:38 PM »
In light of the Obamacare ruling, something came to mind - for those that saw John Grisham's movie adaptation "The Pelican Brief", you remember that the plot centered around 2 Supreme Court justices getting assasinated b/c they were a threat to getting the high court going against an oil baron who's interests were a threat to Louisiana's environment. One of them was a conservative, however he was also a closet homosexual who favored a liberalism agenda(environmentalism).

Kinda sound like John Roberts? Conservative, albeit a closet homosexual who voted to uphold the most communist bill ever to come to this nation?

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« Reply #641 on: July 01, 2012, 09:47:30 AM »
Unlawful Killing

A documentary on the allegedly conspiratorial killing of Lady Diana and Dodi Fayed.

It argues that the British and French authorities have covered up uncomfortable facts about the crash, accuses Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret of being 'gangsters in tiaras', and alleges that Prince Philip has a 'Nazi background'

Director: Keith Allen
Writer: Victor Lewis-Smith (screenplay)
Stars: Mohamed Al-Fayed, Lorna Bennett and Phil Cornwell etc...





Part 1 - The Unlawful Killing Film of Princess Diana (Sneak Preview)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnzmk1E6QmE

Part 2 - The Unlawful Killing Film of Princess Diana (Sneak Preview)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKmaNKDB5GI&feature=relmfu





87 cuts required...
Not even available on Torrent ( to my knowledge )
Movie Website Blocked ( GCHQ ? )


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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #642 on: July 21, 2012, 08:58:16 PM »
Well, Hollywood conditioning the masses to accept the AC is really, really heating up. Yeah, they've been doing it for years and years, but I don't recall the previous "Superman" movies having these subtle, twist deceptions like this one(not that I endorse the other ones)...

Exclusive: ‘Man of Steel’ teaser trailer gives first glimpse of new Superman
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The first teaser for "Man of Steel," next summer's new big-screen version of the DC Comics hero, is in theaters with "The Dark Knight Rises." Though in a unique turn, there are two versions of the trailer, depending on which theater you're in.  Both trailers have the same images, but with different voice-overs.  One (seen above exclusive here on Yahoo! Movies) features Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, the Earthling who took in the boy who fell from the sky and named him Clark. The other is spoken by Russell Crowe, who plays Superman's Kryptonian father, Jor-El. Both actors, by some twist of fate, have played Robin Hood.

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Both of Superman's father figures give him their thoughts on growing up as a super-powered alien amongst humans.

Jonathan Kent (Coster): You're not just anyone. One day, you're going to have to make a choice. You have to decide what kind of man you want to grow up to be. Whoever that man is, good character or bad, is going to change the world.

Jor-El (Crowe): You will give the people an ideal to strive towards.  They will race behind you, they will stumble, they will fall. But in time, they will join you in the sun. In time, you will help them accomplish wonders.

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Rev 12:7  And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
Rev 12:8  And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
Rev 12:9  And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Rev 12:10  And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
Rev 12:11  And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.


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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #643 on: July 21, 2012, 11:00:26 PM »
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Jor-El (Crowe): You will give the people an ideal to strive towards.  They will race behind you, they will stumble, they will fall. But in time, they will join you in the sun. In time, you will help them accomplish wonders.



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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #644 on: October 06, 2012, 03:53:02 PM »
Unlawful Killing

Any news ?
Any chance to see this film ?

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« Reply #645 on: October 06, 2012, 07:05:25 PM »
Any news ?
Any chance to see this film ?

Need to find an Underground copy....

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jul/05/princess-diana-documentary-unlawful-killing
Princess Diana documentary Unlawful Killing is shelved

Controversial film about Princess Diana's death, directed by Keith Allen and funded by Mohamed Al Fayed, fails to secure insurance for US distributors

Ben Child
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 5 July 2012

A controversial documentary questioning the circumstances of Princess Diana's death has been shelved after insurers refused to indemnify the makers against potential libel lawsuits, reports the Sun.

Unlawful Killing, directed by Keith Allen and funded by Diana's partner Dodi Fayed's father, Mohamed Al Fayed, was screened at Cannes last year, though it was not part of the official festival. It alleges that "dark forces" within the British establishment worked to cover up the true details of Diana's death in 1997.

Producers admitted last year that lawyers had warned them to make 87 cuts if they wanted to show the film in Britain, but the makers had hoped to show the film in the US and other territories to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the deaths of Diana and Dodi in a Parisian tunnel. Unfortunately, insurers have baulked at the prospect because US distributors might have faced litigation through their UK offices.


"Unlawful Killing has been sold all around the world," a spokesperson for the film told the Sun. "But there was a specific form of insurance needed by the US distributors to cover them for their French and UK offices. This proved impossible to secure. The film has been withdrawn in perpetuity."
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/may/07/unlawful-killing-film-you-wont-see
Unlawful Killing – the film the British won't get to see

My documentary about the Diana inquest will be shown everywhere but the UK. Here's why
Keith Allen
The Guardian, Friday 6 May 2011
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Why is the film being premiered next week at Cannes, three years after the inquest ended? Because British lawyers insisted on 87 cuts before any UK release could be contemplated. So rather than butcher the film, or risk legal action, we're showing it in France, then the US, and everywhere except the UK. Pity, because at a time when the mindless sugar rush of the royal wedding has been sending British Rrepublicans into a diabetic coma, it could act as a welcome antidote.
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« Reply #646 on: October 28, 2012, 11:03:52 PM »
Paul Newman shows us what is normal in this legal system.

You would not be denying anyone justice with an outright boycott of the U.S. legal system. There is no justice. If you see them and you leave with the same property as when you started how are they going to buy beers?
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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #647 on: December 07, 2012, 03:01:51 PM »
http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/clip-board/201212/homelands-amazing-wizards-forecast

'Homeland's' Amazing Wizards Forecast
 


Wednesday, December 5, 2012 10:53 pm

The hapless Washington Wizards' win over the mighty Miami Heat on Tuesday was so improbable that it could have been produced in Hollywood.

Indeed, some people are now wondering if the upset was already written and forecasted by one of the most popular shows on television.

A crafty Homeland fan noticed that the Wizards-Heat game played out in an eerily similar manner to a scene in the TV show. Check it out below, and don't worry, there are no spoilers.

Video inside link above

As you can see, the Wizards were leading by five points in the Homeland scene. The margin of victory in the actual game was four points: Wizards 105, Heat 101. But the gap would have been five if Nene Hilario of Washington hadn't missed one of his two free-throw attempts with two seconds left in the game.
 
For all of our sakes, let's hope this is the only coincidence between Homeland and real life.

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« Reply #648 on: August 09, 2013, 11:42:34 PM »
Has someone already posted 'The Whistleblower", with Rachel Wiesz?

Awesome movie about the trafficking of women in Bosnia,  by U.N. 'peacekeepers'....and others.

Very interesting, and brave.

Reminded me of Cynthia McKinney.

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« Reply #649 on: August 10, 2013, 05:48:32 PM »
I recommended "Assault on Wall Street" elsewhere but it is a Uwe Boll film that really handles the 2008 bail-out well (in fact the original title of the film was Bail-Out).  Boll takes no prisoners and this film would not have gotten funding from any major studio but he knows how to round up funding for such films.  Featuring Dominic Purcell and John Heard it is about a security guard (Purcell) who loses everything and as Gerald Celente would be wont to say "loses everything."  Be sure to listen to Boll's commentary on the DVD.  It's more about the economic crisis than the movie.  Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Y-NqShTj5w

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« Reply #650 on: August 12, 2013, 02:46:30 PM »
Eyes Wide Shut "taught" me that Stanley Kubrick (a) was a misunderstood genius, and (b) knew too much for his own good:

http://www.konformist.com/flicks/eyeswideshut.htm

http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-hidden-and-not-so-hidden-messages-in-stanley-kubricks-eyes-wide-shut-pt-i.html

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Take another look at Barry Lyndon  - He rose to the top But when he went for the Peerage they ripped him off and ruined him.
Why was Kubrick so interested in this story to be told?


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« Reply #651 on: September 11, 2013, 06:57:52 PM »
"They Live" with Roddy Piper....AJ had him on the show and it spurred me to watch it again...A different experience this time..

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« Reply #652 on: March 30, 2014, 11:04:53 PM »
Hi  :)

Recently I have to go for Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity - Life goes on, living, as opposed to existing. Life is literally what you make it. Make the most of your time.

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« Reply #653 on: April 02, 2014, 05:48:24 PM »
"Wolf of Wall Street" is available for rent on disc now.  It's a good representation of the elite an their crimes.

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« Reply #654 on: April 08, 2014, 01:08:31 PM »
"Wolf of Wall Street" is available for rent on disc now.  It's a good representation of the elite an their crimes.


Its also pretty entertaining.

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« Reply #655 on: August 02, 2014, 09:48:03 PM »
I urge everyone, who hasn’t seen the movie yet, and since it’s weekend, to take a look at:

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherlock_Holmes:_A_Game_of_Shadows

Since it has many interesting learning moments of truth besides the very well crafted entertainment, including a Franz Ferdinand assassination moment, which started off WWI

What does a WWI cannon feel like? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CztxQIn5ZhQ[/i]

You used the anarchists and their bombs to create a crises in Europe of nation against nation …” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2RdC0-6V7U is said in the movie.

If one knows that both ISIS and Al Qaeda are funded by the U.S. and the miserable Arab, one can easy see the parallel.

Although I am a big fan of Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Homes I adore this ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ movie also because of the excellent performance of Jared Harris as Professor James Moriarty.

The IMDB audience gave it a 7,5 but I would give it at least an 8. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1515091/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Other example of a astounding parallel “what better to start a war than at a peace summit” – What better to start a war than with a Nobel peace prize winner.

Prof Moriarty: “…and she suddenly falls ill with tragic consequences. A rare form of tuberculosis. She succumbed in a matter of seconds.” http://youtu.be/rWQpxTfGa1Y?t=2m51s

Colorado Man Infected With Deadliest, Rarest Form Of Plague http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-13/colorado-man-infected-deadliest-rarest-form-plague?page=3
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« Reply #656 on: August 03, 2014, 07:59:58 PM »
"Wolf of Wall Street" is available for rent on disc now.  It's a good representation of the elite an their crimes.

SPOILER

But everything he says is exactly true, fleecing clients via commissions:

Wolf of Wall St: coked-out Wild Man broker Matthew McConaughey plying DiCaprio w/ advice & Martinis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTHlXb0PXh4

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« Reply #657 on: October 04, 2014, 01:55:45 AM »

Interesting look at the last survivors of a pandemic.  The kid who played Kirk in the new Star Trek movie is in it.  At one point he talks about working at a "stadium" burying bodies, some of which were still alive when thrown in. 

Pretty good movie.  Interesting aspect...it makes you mad at a character for having compassion.  She helps a sick girl and pays the price.  The whole time you sit there and want to scream, "DON'T HELP THAT KID!!"

That is really the point of movies like The Road, Book of Eli, 2012, Knowing, etc.  To convince you that mass death is good, compassion is pointless and without society people are just animals. 

Carriers is a really good, low budget film that has a very creepy feel.  I enjoyed watching it.  It's available "Instantly" on Netflix.

Not currently on Netflix...$3 on You Tube tho.
Funny I posted that 2 years before (almost to the day) the first ebola victim arrived in Dallas.

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« Reply #658 on: October 04, 2014, 04:34:34 PM »



Radio Free Albemuth is an American film adaptation of the science fiction novel Radio Free Albemuth by author Philip K. Dick, which was written in 1976 and published posthumously in 1985. The film is written, directed, and produced by John Alan Simon and stars Alanis Morissette in a lead role.

Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. With the help of best friend, science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick himself (Shea Whigham) and a mysterious woman named Silvia (Alanis Morissette), Nick finds himself drawn into a dangerous political-mystical conspiracy of cosmic proportions. The story is set in an alternate reality America circa 1985 under the authoritarian control of President Fremont (Scott Wilson), in the mold of Richard Nixon.

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In this alternate history, the corrupt United States president Ferris F. Fremont (FFF for 666, ‘F’ being the 6th letter in the alphabet) becomes Chief Executive in the late 1960s following Lyndon Johnson's administration. The character is best described as an amalgam of Joseph McCarthy and Richard Nixon, who abrogates civil liberties and human rights through positing a conspiracy theory centered around a (presumably) fictitious subversive organization known as "Aramchek". In addition to this, he is associated with a right-wing populist movement called "Friends of the American People" (FAPers).

The President's paranoia and opportunism lead to the establishment of a real resistance movement that is organized through narrow-beam radio transmissions from a mysterious alien near-Earth satellite by a superintelligent, extraterrestrial, but less than omnipotent being (or network) named VALIS.

As with its successor, VALIS, this novel is autobiographical. Dick himself is a major character, though fictitious protagonist Nicholas Brady serves as a vehicle for Dick's alleged gnostic theophany on February 11, 1974. In addition, Sadassa Silvia is a character who claims that Ferris Fremont is actually a communist covert agent recruited by Sadassa's mother when Fremont was still a teenager.

As with VALIS, Radio Free Albemuth deals with Dick's highly personal style of Christianity (or Gnosticism). It further examines the moral and ethical repercussions of informing on trusting friends for the authorities. Also prominent is Dick's dislike of the Republican Party, satirizing Nixon's America as a Stalinist or neo-fascist police state. Fremont eventually captures and imprisons Dick and Brady after the latter attempts to produce and distribute a record that contains subliminal messages of revolt against the current dictatorship. Brady and Silvia are executed, and Dick narrates the concluding passage about his life in a concentration camp, where his supposedly latest work is actually penned by a ghost writer and regime-approved hack. Suddenly, however, he hears music blaring from a transistor radio which contains the same subliminal message. He and his friends, it turns out, were just a decoy set up by VALIS to detour the government from stopping a much more popular A-List band from releasing a similar record with a better-established recording company. As Dick realizes this and hears youngsters repeating the lyrics he realizes that salvation may lie within the hearts and minds of the next generation.


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« Reply #659 on: October 04, 2014, 05:05:22 PM »
Great topic. Movie "Fallen"(1998). Although in that movie are good actors like Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, James Gandolfini...Perhaps because it religious theme.  8)

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« Reply #660 on: October 04, 2014, 05:36:43 PM »
I didn't feel that "Radio Free Albemuth" was all that good and didn't seem do justice to a Philip K Dick's story.  It had a history of being shelved and distribution being delayed, not because of what it says but because it's not a good production. 

Another movie which is available now for rent is "Rover", an Aussie film with Guy Pearce.  I think it is a very good representation of a dystopian future which takes 15 years after the great economic collapse.  It's not a "Road Warrior" movie by any means and Pearce plays a character who is pissed because he remembers how things were before the collapse.  You won't find futuristic devices in this film because the writer/director felt that this kind of future would mainly have our present devices with this catch: they no longer work. Robert Pattinson plays a character far removed from his "Twilight" character (nope, he's not a vampire in this one).

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« Reply #661 on: October 04, 2014, 08:44:12 PM »
Now I see on the cable TV that Rockfeller foundation financed a research of controversial dr. Kinsey.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinsey_%28film%29http://

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« Reply #662 on: August 31, 2015, 06:41:18 PM »
My Dinner with Andre (1981) - Reality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIpyqHi1TPg

Dude talks about getting so bored with reality we start getting castrated for kicked.

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« Reply #663 on: August 31, 2015, 09:59:50 PM »


Radio Free Albemuth is an American film adaptation of the science fiction novel Radio Free Albemuth by author Philip K. Dick, which was written in 1976 and published posthumously in 1985. The film is written, directed, and produced by John Alan Simon and stars Alanis Morissette in a lead role.

For reference the SF movie classic Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, is also based on a Novel by Philip K. Dick namely 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?' 1968.



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« Reply #664 on: November 10, 2015, 06:21:33 PM »
Spectre Film Leaked https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlNVG_GottU

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« Reply #665 on: July 13, 2016, 06:28:30 PM »


The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)

A German film.  Wikipedia article about it:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Testament_of_Dr._Mabuse

Joseph Goebbels banned it.  The movie shows an arch criminal who's able to mind-control people (kind of like Hitler).  Directed by Fritz Lang, a very interesting director.

A link to the movie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_vLllt5Qy4

Might be the full movie, not sure.  Look at the first 4 minutes or so at least.  An early sound film (sound introduced just 5 years before in Hollywood).

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« Reply #666 on: July 13, 2016, 07:56:32 PM »
I recommended "Assault on Wall Street" elsewhere but it is a Uwe Boll film that really handles the 2008 bail-out well (in fact the original title of the film was Bail-Out).  Boll takes no prisoners and this film would not have gotten funding from any major studio but he knows how to round up funding for such films.  Featuring Dominic Purcell and John Heard it is about a security guard (Purcell) who loses everything and as Gerald Celente would be wont to say "loses everything."  Be sure to listen to Boll's commentary on the DVD.  It's more about the economic crisis than the movie.  Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Y-NqShTj5w

"Attack on Wall street". "Anti banksters movie". I will watch again.
Interesting, main actor is not American action acter such Bruse Willis, S. Stallone. V. Diesel, A. Schwarzeneger, George Cloony etc.
already selected Canadian actor D. Purcell to kill everything that comes after the "Wall Street" who destroyed his life.
I think is message of "Attack of Wall Street" is "you banksters and manipulators on stock exchanges drink champagne during police attacking peace protesters of "Occupy Wall Street". "Wall Street" do not surprise when somebody "crack" and start to killl those bastards.

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« Reply #667 on: July 14, 2016, 04:53:04 PM »
BTW, if you have Hulu "The Testament of Dr. Mabuse" is available in the Criterion Edition section there in a restored version.

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« Reply #668 on: August 10, 2016, 10:58:18 PM »
THE REVENANT

I finally saw it, picked up a DVD copy at a yard sale for a buck.  After I watched it I went online and looked for reviews about the deeper meanings.  There are some, and some are decent, make decent points.  But the movie is summed up for me by the image below:



One of the sets (apparently a photo of it under construction).  The set shows a pyramid/eye.  The shape is contained in the ruins of a church in the woods.  Religious paintings cover the wall of the church.  But nature has overcome the church.  Nature is the new religion.

The Revenant is a Leonardo Dicaprio movie.  DiCaprio is Al Gore-like in his antihumanism, his earth worship.  And he's a hypocritical twit.  He flies his mega-jet thousands of miles to lecture people on carbon footprints, pockets the money and flies home.  Such a hypocrite.

I'd look up the director of the film, see what Illuminati/Masonic connections he has, but I couldn't care less.  Really, that one image sums up 2 1/2 hours of not-so esoteric navel gazing.  The movie is such blatant Illuminatizing that I wish I could get my buck back.

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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #669 on: August 10, 2016, 11:14:40 PM »


Below is a link to another Illuminati symbol from the movie.  The pic is too large to place here, but you can see it at the link.  A pyramid shaped mountain of skulls with the sun (eye) near the top, just to the right.  DiCaprio is near the top, just to the left.  So, DiCaprio is god-like, according to this image.  How special:

http://mysliceofhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/the-revenant-set-design-008.jpg

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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #670 on: August 21, 2016, 04:05:48 PM »
Father Mapple's sermon from Moby Dick.  1952, I think.  Orson Welles:

"Jonah did the Almighty's bidding.  And what was that, shipmates?  To preach the truth in the face of falsehood..."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb-g4O2QDZg

One of the most powerful speeches I've ever come across in a movie.

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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #671 on: August 22, 2016, 12:50:21 AM »


Below is a link to another Illuminati symbol from the movie.  The pic is too large to place here, but you can see it at the link.  A pyramid shaped mountain of skulls with the sun (eye) near the top, just to the right.  DiCaprio is near the top, just to the left.  So, DiCaprio is god-like, according to this image.  How special:

http://mysliceofhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/the-revenant-set-design-008.jpg

Rex, which is this Orthodox Christian church that was obviously burnt?

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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #672 on: August 22, 2016, 06:29:17 PM »
That's just a movie set, as far as I know.  It looks as if it was built for the movie.

The Revenant takes place about 150 years ago in the American west, maybe Canada.  A lot of the movie was filmed in Canada, but I think the story was set in the Yellowstone area of the US.  I don't know if there were any orthodox churches in the wilderness back then.  Maybe Roman Catholic, since the Spanish set up mission systems in the west.

There's a lot of symbolism in the film, so I suspect the church is meant to represent ALL religions.  The movie's saying that religion will always crumble in the face of nature.

Or that's what I think.  I really don't care what Leonardo Dicaprio has to say, but that's probably what he's saying with that image.

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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #673 on: September 08, 2016, 10:02:08 PM »
War Dogs (2016) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2005151/?ref_=fn_al_tt_3

Very educational.

Sometimes I wish I had that 'I don't give a f**k' (except money) attitude.

Withe the emphasis on 'sometimes'.
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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #674 on: September 08, 2016, 10:39:53 PM »
That's just a movie set, as far as I know.  It looks as if it was built for the movie.

The Revenant takes place about 150 years ago in the American west, maybe Canada.  A lot of the movie was filmed in Canada, but I think the story was set in the Yellowstone area of the US.  I don't know if there were any orthodox churches in the wilderness back then.  Maybe Roman Catholic, since the Spanish set up mission systems in the west.

There's a lot of symbolism in the film, so I suspect the church is meant to represent ALL religions.  The movie's saying that religion will always crumble in the face of nature.

Or that's what I think.  I really don't care what Leonardo Dicaprio has to say, but that's probably what he's saying with that image.

Alaska was Russian an there are Christian Orthodox churchs and monasteries.

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Re: Movies that tell or teach you something?
« Reply #675 on: December 20, 2016, 06:35:11 PM »
German Mountain Film



From Wikipedia:

A mountain film is a film genre that focuses on mountaineering and especially the battle of human against nature. In addition to mere adventure, the protagonists who return from the mountain come back changed, usually gaining wisdom and enlightenment.

...the mountain film genre is most associated with the German bergfilme released in the 1920s. Some critics describe the German mountain film as an indigenous national / cultural genre, comparable to the American western.

The most important director of mountain films was Dr. Arnold Fanck....

The young interpretative dancer Leni Riefenstahl was mesmerized by Fanck's fifth feature, Mountain of Destiny (1924), and successfully pursued Fanck and his star Luis Trenker, convincing them to make her the star of The Holy Mountain. It took three days to write and over a year to film on location in the Alps. This started Riefenstahl's own career as a filmmaker. Fanck went on to produce the ski-chase Der weiße Rausch ("White Ecstasy") (1931) with Riefenstahl and legendary Austrian skier Hannes Schneider, then in turn served as Riefenstahl's editor on her 1932 film The Blue Light, which brought her to the attention of Adolf Hitler. The popularity of the German mountain films waned, then disappeared, in the run-up to World War II.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_film

Leni Riefenstahl went on to become the leading film propagandist for Hitler's Third Reich.

I read once that the Mountain Film was used between WW1 and WW2 to instill pride in Germans.  Never seen a full movie myself, just clips, but apparently the two main themes were pushing yourself to achieve, and working with others to help a comrade in distress.

The clip below is from a famous mountain film.  Remarkable action camera work for 1926.  About 8 minutes long:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qt0_-fTwNWo