Category Archives: Specials

Exploring Yoda’s Decision to Exile Himself

Advertisements

De-aging De Niro for The Irishman – Dangerous or Daring?

The Thing (1982) Blood Test Scene – Why is it so effective?

Does Aliens (1986) hold up better than Alien (1979)? [Video version]

Ranked – The Pirates of the Caribbean Movies (Video version)

The Death of IMDb’s Message Boards – The Reactions (Part 3)

See part 1 here and part 2 here.

Continue reading →

The Death of IMDb’s Message Boards – The Reactions (Part 2) [Updated Version]

This is an updated version of this post.

Continue reading →

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The Death of IMDb’s Message Boards – The Reactions (Part 2)

See par 1 here and part 3 here.

This is the archived copy of the second board closure thread. Please note this thread had yet to be completed at the time that I pulled it.

EDIT: This is an old version. See the updated one here.

Continue reading →

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

The Death of IMDb’s Message Boards – The Reactions (Part 1)

See part 2 here and part 3 here.

In early February IMDb announced that it would be discontinuing its message boards. It goes without saying that, like all internet forums, the IMDb boards had their share of trolls and bullies, but it would be a tremendous discredit to the users of the board not to acknowledge the vast amount of intelligent and approachable users, some of whom have been on the site for almost two decades. Warm and inviting sets of communities developed overtime – some notable ones being the Film General board, the IMDb Poll Board, the Classical Film board and the Movie Awards board – and they remained a well-liked hub of film discussion. It is worth mentioning that many of these people would have nobody to communicate and exchange discourse with about the kinds of films they watch with people they know – such knowledge and love for movie was only available to them through the forums.

Continue reading →

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Aliens (1986) holds up better than Alien (1979) – A Defense of Cameron’s Masterpiece

Now I’m not one to knock one great film in order to praise another, but I’ll play devil’s advocate in order to get some discussion going. In reality it is pointless to compare the two as they are not two adaptions of the same film, they are prequel and sequel and complement each other very well. However since it’s one of the more well-known debates, I thought I’d chip in.

Continue reading →