black-and-white movies

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Ten Years - (2015 movie) image

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5269560/

A criminal syndicate works toward panic to implement legal changes.

It was slow, awkward and amateur.. and I watched the first part and stopped watching after just 20 minutes.

  • aka Sap Nin
  • aka 十年



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Clerks (1994) poster photograph

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109445/
http://www.miramax.com/movie/clerks

Instead of being allowed to sleep in on his day off, a man is called in to work an extra shift at his convenience store job, and his day goes to complete shit.

The acting is a little halted in places, since these are mostly or perhaps entirely first-timers, but the writing is spectacular. It's got great flow and style, and is hilarious and memorable.

I first rented this as a VHS tape back in the day, and was immediately impressed. I'm glad this movie, and its author, have done well.



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Pi (1998) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0138704/

A man stares into the sun as a child, and develops superhuman powers of math, pattern recognition with a side order of paranoia etc.

I don't think this will appeal to most people, since it deal with topics only the fringe of humanity have any comprehension of. I happen to like it quite a bit, for reasons I certainly never hinted at in the previous sentence.



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