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  1. My folks used to bring us a couple of times a...

    My folks used to bring us a couple of times a year to travelogues. It would be a couple who took home movies and had a whole presentation with recorded music and commentary on Acapulco, Greek isles...
  2. I think after the films I worked on he shot a...

    I think after the films I worked on he shot a film in the Philippines and a bunch overseas . The Cyborg accident was completely preventable, the star of the film insisted on rehearsing with real...
  3. Cyborg was the film that a stuntman lost an eye....

    Cyborg was the film that a stuntman lost an eye. Stunt crew wouldn’t work with the person responsible after that.
  4. The two films I worked on were actually pretty...

    The two films I worked on were actually pretty fun productions.
  5. NorBro, I had the same reaction on my first...

    NorBro, I had the same reaction on my first Albert Pyun movie.
  6. Films that made you believe you could make a feature film

    I saw La Jette ( not a feature) in high school at a local university and I realized that film might be technically possible for someone far away from big cities to make.
  7. I wonder if a lot of filmmakers/creatives are...

    I wonder if a lot of filmmakers/creatives are looking at how important it is to have name talent. Obviously it’s always been the case with projects of a certain budget is absolutely necessary but...
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    Neil laButte has a play opening in New York now....

    Neil laButte has a play opening in New York now. No live actors, just recordings and eight audience members, 45 minutes.
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    Parkview health in Indiana. Unfortunately I don’t...

    Parkview health in Indiana. Unfortunately I don’t spend as much time in Texas as I wish these days.
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    One the major hospital chains in my area just...

    One the major hospital chains in my area just sent out letters to all its personal informing all employees that if their spouse is Employed and is offered health care they ( the spouse of hospital...
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    Paul F great info. I think they have/had issues...

    Paul F great info. I think they have/had issues with being able to evacuate the scents/smells which I’m guessing is very difficult and also the problem of many people having extreme sensitivity to...
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    Failed ideas that will probably be revisited ....

    Failed ideas that will probably be revisited .
    1. The tingler- can’t remember specific or if this is correct name but in the 50s someone used a slight electric shock to audiences.
    2. Early 70s...
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    Do dpa lavs need more than 2.5 volts? Will...

    Do dpa lavs need more than 2.5 volts? Will probably be a go to for early joe swanberg style films (ie zero budget, mumblecore).
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    Three more reasons I’m hesitant to go to movies....

    Three more reasons I’m hesitant to go to movies.
    1.My emotional support parrot “Ned the pirate” not allowed because AMC said the constant “blow me down” and “shiver my timbers bitches “ throughout...
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    Everything changes. Part of the success of Texas...

    Everything changes. Part of the success of Texas chainsaw massacre was playing the movie in adult movie houses. In 82 as a teenager in Paris I went looking for an American fast food restaurant...
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    Three reasons that got a few votes 1. Afraid of...

    Three reasons that got a few votes
    1. Afraid of getting juju fruit stuck in my teeth and hair.
    2. Afraid I’ll make out with cousin because it is so dark.
    3.”popcorn “ the chimpanzee escaped from...
  17. Thread: Film question

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    schizopolis and bubble from Steven sonderbergh...

    schizopolis and bubble from Steven sonderbergh have many non pro amateur actors. not particularly successful but I always looked at them as palette cleanser films, films that scratched a creative...
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    I believe cyclone is referencing Clint Eastwoods...

    I believe cyclone is referencing Clint Eastwoods grand Torino where he used many non actors and the Paris train movie where he used the actual guys who subdued the terrorist.
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    Is there a term for a failed hobbyist who deluded...

    Is there a term for a failed hobbyist who deluded himself he was a professional (like me)? Maybe the French or Hungarians have have a word for it that doesn’t sound as pathetic.
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    Crash is coming to criterion

    Looking forward to this one. Tried to find a version years ago and was unsuccessful. Pan and scan and laser disc seemed like the only options at time. I believe ted turner hated the film and the...
  21. Thread: Film question

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    The whole mumblecore movement with various...

    The whole mumblecore movement with various degrees of success.
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    Linklater comes to mind with Slacker.

    Linklater comes to mind with Slacker.
  23. I made a good number of vhs to vhs foreign, art...

    I made a good number of vhs to vhs foreign, art film copies in the 90s. I think I rewatched very few if any. I was luckier than many because I had access to really good rental shops and a diverse,...
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    I’ve been having many sleepless nights since I learned that my beloved digital download of “Wang Chung presents a family Christmas in Liverpool on ice with musical guests Charo and Mr.T “ might...
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    The Russia House,The Molly Maguires and The Hill...

    The Russia House,The Molly Maguires and The Hill are all interesting overlooked films worth checking out.
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