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  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
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    Elric

    Thread inspired me to catch up on some 1920s stuff I've been wanting to watch.

    Planning to check out these from 1921 over the next week:

    • Orphans of the Storm (Griffith)
    • Dream Street (Griffith)
    • Tol'able David (King)
    • "The Goat" (Keaton & St. Clair)
    • "The High Sign" (Keaton & Cline)
    • "The Boat" (Keaton & Cline)
    • Shattered (Pick)
    • "Manhatta" (Strand & Sheeler)
    • Four Horseman of the Apocalypse (Ingram)
    • Destiny (Lang)
    • The Blot (Weber)

  • Feb 14, 2021
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    gotta watch pauline brunius' "lev livet leende" from 1921 (double billed with körkarlen) for my class next week might report back, it's only a short

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021

    @Aruji just noticed you've watched Shattered and gave it a good score too. Hype

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
    dundis

    gotta watch pauline brunius' "lev livet leende" from 1921 (double billed with körkarlen) for my class next week might report back, it's only a short

    Gonna add that to my list as well. Never heard of it before

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
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    @Elric Btw why did you start this thread with 1921 and not 1920?

  • Feb 14, 2021
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    RASIE

    @Elric Btw why did you start this thread with 1921 and not 1920?

    Because I consider Phantom Carriage the first real masterpiece (Griffith can pound sand) and figured I'd go with the centennial theme

  • Feb 14, 2021
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    RASIE

    Thread inspired me to catch up on some 1920s stuff I've been wanting to watch.

    Planning to check out these from 1921 over the next week:

    • Orphans of the Storm (Griffith)
    • Dream Street (Griffith)
    • Tol'able David (King)
    • "The Goat" (Keaton & St. Clair)
    • "The High Sign" (Keaton & Cline)
    • "The Boat" (Keaton & Cline)
    • Shattered (Pick)
    • "Manhatta" (Strand & Sheeler)
    • Four Horseman of the Apocalypse (Ingram)
    • Destiny (Lang)
    • The Blot (Weber)

    Those Keaton shorts are great, maybe I'll catch some of the others too need to see Orphans so I can credibly hate on Griffith some more. Was hoping it would get restored.

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
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    Elric

    Because I consider Phantom Carriage the first real masterpiece (Griffith can pound sand) and figured I'd go with the centennial theme

    Wasn't even considering Griffith tbh

    I just know we've both seen at least a decent handful of great films from like 1915-1920 from other directors so I was confused about starting with 1921 haha. But it does makes sense you'd start there knowing how heavy you stan Phantom Carriage so i aint mad

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
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    Elric

    Those Keaton shorts are great, maybe I'll catch some of the others too need to see Orphans so I can credibly hate on Griffith some more. Was hoping it would get restored.

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    I’m in after 1945

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
    M a r b l e

    I’m in after 1945

    Damn you gotta start watching some stuff from the 30s at least fam. One of the greatest decades ever

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    RASIE

    Wasn't even considering Griffith tbh

    I just know we've both seen at least a decent handful of great films from like 1915-1920 from other directors so I was confused about starting with 1921 haha. But it does makes sense you'd start there knowing how heavy you stan Phantom Carriage so i aint mad

    It's the same with my Best Songs thread.... There was definitely some great music before the mid 50s but in '55 you had Chuck, Richard, Elvis, Fats, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles etc all find find their groove at the exact same time so that's where I started it. 1921 not quite as pivotal but it's around the time all the dramatic directors (Stroheim, Lang, Murnau, Sjostrom) mastered their styles and all the comedic goats transitioned from shorts to feature length films.

  • Feb 14, 2021
    RASIE
    !https://youtu.be/HzSUo8iPp4M

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
    Elric
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    It's the same with my Best Songs thread.... There was definitely some great music before the mid 50s but in '55 you had Chuck, Richard, Elvis, Fats, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles etc all find find their groove at the exact same time so that's where I started it. 1921 not quite as pivotal but it's around the time all the dramatic directors (Stroheim, Lang, Murnau, Sjostrom) mastered their styles and all the comedic goats transitioned from shorts to feature length films.

    Yeah i feel you. S*** gets extra hard after 1921 for sure

  • Feb 14, 2021
    RASIE

    Thread inspired me to catch up on some 1920s stuff I've been wanting to watch.

    Planning to check out these from 1921 over the next week:

    • Orphans of the Storm (Griffith)
    • Dream Street (Griffith)
    • Tol'able David (King)
    • "The Goat" (Keaton & St. Clair)
    • "The High Sign" (Keaton & Cline)
    • "The Boat" (Keaton & Cline)
    • Shattered (Pick)
    • "Manhatta" (Strand & Sheeler)
    • Four Horseman of the Apocalypse (Ingram)
    • Destiny (Lang)
    • The Blot (Weber)

    also check out that Max Linder i posted if you havent yet

  • RASIE 🦦
    Feb 14, 2021
    Elric

    this 1921 Max Linder silent comedy is amazing. Dude was one of the very first movie stars (france) and a big influence on Chaplin. The dance scene 24 minutes in is priceless

    https://archive.org/details/1921SEVENYEARSBADLUCKSilent

    Added ❤️

  • Feb 15, 2021
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    Am i fake kino lover for not having checked anything before the 50s? (Maybe 2 late 40s films at most)

    Theres just sooo many films out there to peep, and each year we seem to get more. It’s gonna take a while for me to check out films THAT old tbh

  • Feb 15, 2021

    But yeah keep this going cause i will weigh in with my s***ty takes eventually

  • Feb 15, 2021
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    FlyHiii

    Am i fake kino lover for not having checked anything before the 50s? (Maybe 2 late 40s films at most)

    Theres just sooo many films out there to peep, and each year we seem to get more. It’s gonna take a while for me to check out films THAT old tbh

    Check out M by Fritz Lang. Changed my whole perception on dust when I was young.

  • Feb 15, 2021
    Elric

    Check out M by Fritz Lang. Changed my whole perception on dust when I was young.

    I’ve heard of this before, ig it’s somewhere chilling in one of my lbxd lists

    Will get to it eventually for sure

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    Also @Elric since u seem to have seen so many more films than me can u put me on to directors or just films that have a similar vibe to Alejandro Jodorowsky, Gaspar Noé & Terrence Malick?

    Anything with spiritual themes while also being visually pleasing ig

  • Feb 15, 2021
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    FlyHiii

    Also @Elric since u seem to have seen so many more films than me can u put me on to directors or just films that have a similar vibe to Alejandro Jodorowsky, Gaspar Noé & Terrence Malick?

    Anything with spiritual themes while also being visually pleasing ig

    For Malick you're gonna wanna dive into Tarkovsky

    Never seen any Noe

    Gonna have to ponder Jodorowsky... I like him but he's not my dude. Maybe Color Of Pomegranates.

  • Feb 15, 2021
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    Elric

    For Malick you're gonna wanna dive into Tarkovsky

    Never seen any Noe

    Gonna have to ponder Jodorowsky... I like him but he's not my dude. Maybe Color Of Pomegranates.

    Only seen Stalker once and it was such a turn-off for me. I respected his craftmanship but god it was so boring to sit through for me. I will try again with another one like Solaris or Ivans Childhood but idk when i’ll dare to come close to another Tarkovsky film... that’s how much i didn’t enjoy Stalker

    Which Jodorowsky have u seen? And why never cared to check out Noé doesn’t seem like your cup of tea either i guess?

  • Feb 15, 2021
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    FlyHiii

    Only seen Stalker once and it was such a turn-off for me. I respected his craftmanship but god it was so boring to sit through for me. I will try again with another one like Solaris or Ivans Childhood but idk when i’ll dare to come close to another Tarkovsky film... that’s how much i didn’t enjoy Stalker

    Which Jodorowsky have u seen? And why never cared to check out Noé doesn’t seem like your cup of tea either i guess?

    Yeah stalker and solaris are not great starting points. If you're into later Malick then Zerkalo is what you need to see. It kinda stands alone amongst his work, alot more fluid and dream like but not in a somnabulatory way. Less Top 5 oat for me

    Jodorowsky loses me sometime when he goes full abstract metaphor cinema. I've seen El Topo and Sante Sangre. Bit of Holy Mountain but it looks a bit daunting.

    Just never hear about Noe in any of the books I read or sites I visit

  • Feb 15, 2021
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    Elric

    Yeah stalker and solaris are not great starting points. If you're into later Malick then Zerkalo is what you need to see. It kinda stands alone amongst his work, alot more fluid and dream like but not in a somnabulatory way. Less Top 5 oat for me

    Jodorowsky loses me sometime when he goes full abstract metaphor cinema. I've seen El Topo and Sante Sangre. Bit of Holy Mountain but it looks a bit daunting.

    Just never hear about Noe in any of the books I read or sites I visit

    He may not be your cup of tea since i feel like you like the auteurs of cinema a lot and he’s just more of a technical wizard, barely works with scripts

    But yeah at least check out one of his most popular films and see if it’s for you

    I would’ve thought you would have at least heard about Irréversible since it’s so well known