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Started by Steve, July 14, 2007, 17:49:04

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BiscuityBoyle

An outstanding Australian film I watched last night


MeltingMan

Don Juan, malgré la pauvreté de la ma-
tière où il s'efforce, touche à l'Abstrait par
une conception de la femme que ni l'Orient
ni les modernes n'ont osé formuler.

TYPHONIA, XIᵉ roman de l'Ethopée

BiscuityBoyle

From the director of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari...


BiscuityBoyle


SueC


Great fun - we're just re-watching Season 2; Season 3 arrived in the mailbox last week! :)  We needed some more comedy after finishing a re-watch of the entire Black Books...

This was Brett's find - he used to watch Veronica Mars back in the day.
SueC is time travelling

MeltingMan

(In bed with) Kamilia (presented by Lucky and Lulu) 😉


7:42 😄  I really like the chairs and the showcase, by the way.
Don Juan, malgré la pauvreté de la ma-
tière où il s'efforce, touche à l'Abstrait par
une conception de la femme que ni l'Orient
ni les modernes n'ont osé formuler.

TYPHONIA, XIᵉ roman de l'Ethopée

BiscuityBoyle

A couple of impressively accurate rants in here, one about American boomers starting around 9:30 and another about the geopolitical world order further on.   


word_on_a_wing

Twin Peaks
...yes I am REALLY late to the party on this one. I saw the first season many years ago, liked it but didn't really get the big hype about it.
However 2 people I greatly respect (David Bowie and Trent Reznor) have connections to this series so I felt the need to try again, and watch beyond the first season.
So here I am: rewatched the first season (I enjoyed it much more on second viewing), then the second season (and the answer to who killed Laura Palmer... jeez!)...it seemed to hit a plateau on the back half of the second season, but then into the film Fire Walk With Me which I thoroughly enjoyed, but now into the newest season and within 2 episodes my mind is utterly blown!! I've now watched 5 episodes and the amazement continues every moment. I don't think I've ever exclaimed "woah!!!" so many times in my life. This new season is miles ahead of what preceded it. So glad there are so many episodes left, and I have no clue how it will unfold, it's brilliant and unlike anything I've ever seen, I'm completely hooked.
"Where the flesh meets the spirit world,
Where the traffic is thin..."

Ulrich

Quote from: word_on_a_wing on April 27, 2020, 14:07:39Twin Peaks
...yes I am REALLY late to the party on this one.

Better late than never is what I say!



Quote from: word_on_a_wing on April 27, 2020, 14:07:39...it seemed to hit a plateau on the back half of the second season, but then into the film Fire Walk With Me which I thoroughly enjoyed, but now into the newest season ... I have no clue how it will unfold, it's brilliant and unlike anything I've ever seen, I'm completely hooked.

I'm glad to hear you did watch it in the perfect order (first S1&2, then the movie FWWM, then S3)!  :smth023

There was a bit of a "weak period" in season 2 (Lynch wasn't often on set, he was making "Wild at heart" at the time).

What "FWWM" misses, is the input of Mark Frost (who basically was the "showrunner" on S1/2). I was glad they got together to write S3 (basically Lynch says it's Frost who owns a typewriter, he just voices ideas and Frost writes them down and tries to put them into order).

S3 is crazy & full of "echoes" out of S1/2&FWWM, plus lots of other stuff... Enjoy!
If only I'd thought of the right words...

BiscuityBoyle


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BiscuityBoyle

"The lacunae generated by those cultural artifacts that are lost to time shape cultural history every bit as much as those artifacts that got preserved" - a very wise Russian philologist in my imperfect free translation

https://youtu.be/RJ5QvALYWoo