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02:55 PM on 01/13/13 
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thesinkingship
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I like how calling Pan's Labyrinth "El laberinto del fauno" is supposed to make it seem more ~exotic~ and ~foreign~.

Also, every movie you named is either pretty highly acclaimed in the mainstream West or pretty popular among teenagers on tumblr.

Also, some of those movies are really bad.

They were trying to name some movies that people who usually aren't interested in foreign films might like. The only film they listed I do not like is Battle Royale. Either way, who gives a damn if the movies are acclaimed in the mainstream? The mainstream gets it right quite a bit. It isn't like the tag automatically means the film is bad.
03:03 PM on 01/13/13 
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Batman, for example, and Magellan.
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They were trying to name some movies that people who usually aren't interested in foreign films might like. The only film they listed I do not like is Battle Royale. Either way, who gives a damn if the movies are acclaimed in the mainstream? The mainstream gets it right quite a bit. It isn't like the tag automatically means the film is bad.

My point is, those aren't exactly "Guys, srsly, there are hidden gems in the world of foreign film, check these out!"
03:39 PM on 01/13/13 
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My point is, those aren't exactly "Guys, srsly, there are hidden gems in the world of foreign film, check these out!"

I see but I think films like City of God or Oldboy might be unknown to anyone who doesn't follow cinema that closely.
04:22 PM on 01/13/13 
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Ted staring family guy soooooo good!
03:28 AM on 01/14/13 
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Lindsay let me kiss your forehead!
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No thank you. I'll take your fellow countrymen, Costa and de Oliveira, instead.

ahah, holy crap I'm surprised! I wasn't expecting anyone on ap.net to know Oliveira, let alone Pedro Costa Do you happen to know Miguel Gomes aswell? He directed 'Tabu' last year and it's a great film.
03:36 AM on 01/14/13 
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Lindsay let me kiss your forehead!
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I like how calling Pan's Labyrinth "El laberinto del fauno" is supposed to make it seem more ~exotic~ and ~foreign~.

Also, every movie you named is either pretty highly acclaimed in the mainstream West or pretty popular among teenagers on tumblr.

Also, some of those movies are really bad.

Was that directed at me?

I wrote the original names of each film, because I don't know most of their English names. I don't give a shit if it's exotic and foreign. Actually, the film is foreign, and I stated they're all foreign films, so why would that even matter.

Also, most people have not seen those films. They're well know, yeah, but most people haven't watched them. Since there's this prejudice against foreign films, which some people think to be slow and boring, I chose films which are neither slow, or boring.

Also, your opinion is subjective, and I didn't ask for it. Man, you look like such an arrogant asshole.
03:53 AM on 01/14/13 
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I wouldn't know.
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ahah, holy crap I'm surprised! I wasn't expecting anyone on ap.net to know Oliveira, let alone Pedro Costa Do you happen to know Miguel Gomes aswell? He directed 'Tabu' last year and it's a great film.
Yes, I think you'll find there are several on AP who know and enjoy the work of those three directors.
04:47 AM on 01/14/13 
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City of God is a great movie. Been too long
11:12 PM on 01/22/13 
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Holly HoX!
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The Shining
01:06 PM on 01/23/13 
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projectmayhem16
keep cool, but care
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The Break-Up
01:26 PM on 01/23/13 
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Platoon and Full Metal Jacket amd Apocalypse Now
02:03 PM on 01/23/13 
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Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Terminator 3.
02:24 PM on 01/23/13 
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I Saw The Devil
02:27 PM on 01/23/13 
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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
02:30 PM on 01/23/13 
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ah man... i don't know. i like inception A LOT more than Shutter Island. i think Martin Scorcheese is a hack. he makes such boring movies. with terrible actors on top of it all. like an awful film sunday where someone put bananas on whatever you ordered even though you totally told them you were allergic.

What the fuck



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