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#721 Urek Mazino

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Posted 16 April 2020 - 11:57 AM

I'm surprised these haven't been posted yet:

 

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Posted 16 April 2020 - 01:17 PM

I'm surprised these haven't been posted yet:

I cant wait to watch this

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Posted 16 April 2020 - 11:35 PM

Speaking of Villeneuve, I watched the Sicario sequel today. Honestly was a pretty good movie, but kinda pointless and way more forgettable than the first one. I expected more tacticool shit and I only somewhat got that.

I also saw a bunch of movies since the quarantine started. Normally I'd have a little review for them but I'm just gonna list them for documentation purposes. I'm also gonna give them a score.

The Raid 9.5/10
The Raid 2 9.5/10
Merantau 8.5/10
Apostle 8/10
The Night Comes for Us 6/10
Outrage 8.5/10
Beyond Outrage 8.5/10
Outrage Coda 8.5/10
Ichi the Killer 7/10
Pusher 8/10
Pusher 2 9.5/10
Pusher 3 9/10
Hard Boiled 8/10
Sympathy for Mr Vengeance 7.5/10

Shot Caller 7.5/10
Ip Man 3 7.5/10

 

I think that's it. I also saw the entirety of The Shield and it's excellent. If you liked The Wire, you'll like The Shield. I myself can't really say which on I like more. I feel like The Wire is overall a smidge more well written, but I like the characters in The Shield more. Amazing series overall.


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Posted 17 April 2020 - 09:48 AM

Speaking of Villeneuve, I watched the Sicario sequel today. Honestly was a pretty good movie, but kinda pointless and way more forgettable than the first one. I expected more tacticool shit and I only somewhat got that.

I also saw a bunch of movies since the quarantine started. Normally I'd have a little review for them but I'm just gonna list them for documentation purposes. I'm also gonna give them a score.

The Raid 9.5/10
The Raid 2 9.5/10

Merantau 8.5/10
Apostle 8/10
The Night Comes for Us 6/10
Outrage 8.5/10
Beyond Outrage 8.5/10
Outrage Coda 8.5/10
Ichi the Killer 7/10
Pusher 8/10
Pusher 2 9.5/10
Pusher 3 9/10
Hard Boiled 8/10
Sympathy for Mr Vengeance 7.5/10
Shot Caller 7.5/10
Ip Man 3 7.5/10

I think that's it. I also saw the entirety of The Shield and it's excellent. If you liked The Wire, you'll like The Shield. I myself can't really say which on I like more. I feel like The Wire is overall a smidge more well written, but I like the characters in The Shield more. Amazing series overall.

To this day, I haven't seen a martial arts film that can match the quality of these two in succession
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Posted 19 April 2020 - 12:28 AM

Speaking of Villeneuve, I watched the Sicario sequel today. Honestly was a pretty good movie, but kinda pointless and way more forgettable than the first one. I expected more tacticool shit and I only somewhat got that.

I also saw a bunch of movies since the quarantine started. Normally I'd have a little review for them but I'm just gonna list them for documentation purposes. I'm also gonna give them a score.

The Raid 9.5/10
The Raid 2 9.5/10
Merantau 8.5/10
Apostle 8/10
The Night Comes for Us 6/10
Outrage 8.5/10
Beyond Outrage 8.5/10
Outrage Coda 8.5/10
Ichi the Killer 7/10
Pusher 8/10
Pusher 2 9.5/10
Pusher 3 9/10
Hard Boiled 8/10
Sympathy for Mr Vengeance 7.5/10

Shot Caller 7.5/10
Ip Man 3 7.5/10

 

I think that's it. I also saw the entirety of The Shield and it's excellent. If you liked The Wire, you'll like The Shield. I myself can't really say which on I like more. I feel like The Wire is overall a smidge more well written, but I like the characters in The Shield more. Amazing series overall.

 

 

To this day, I haven't seen a martial arts film that can match the quality of these two in succession

 

As an Indonesian myself, I gotta admit it's quite flattering to know how Pencak Silat is superbly choreographed in those three movies, and, indeed, objectively speaking, they have above average plot and suspense, making The Raid and 2 both scored a well-deserved 9.3/10 (excepting Merantau, a solid 8.4/10)--all thanks to the genius of Gareth Evans as director (highly doubt any directors in this country could make movies riddled with sensitive topics, e.g., corrupt cops, Ambonese debt-collector stereotype, etc. which are mostly accurate, and subtle, non-heavy-handed socioeconomic commentaries  as presented in those three memorable works of his.) 


 

* The Raid and The Raid 2: Berandal (lit. Thug/Gangster)


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Posted 19 April 2020 - 12:44 AM

The night comes for us is very similar to those. It's also Indonesian and features Iko Uwais and the seargent from the first movie. I would have rated it higher but there are some plot elements that just didn't work for me. The action though is superb.
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Posted 19 April 2020 - 02:29 AM

The night comes for us is very similar to those. It's also Indonesian and features Iko Uwais and the seargent from the first movie. I would have rated it higher but there are some plot elements that just didn't work for me. The action though is superb.

 

The movie and the actors (Iko Uwais and Joe Taslim) suffer from what exactly, unfortunately yet inevitably, plagues Ip Man 4 and Donnie Yen as well: fame.

 

Iconic fame of the franchise and the martial artist(s), to be precise.

 

Their audiences expect to see what they do best: generous displays of sick, beautiful martial-arts choreography (Silat and Wing Chun, respectively), while simultaneously leaving the story to grasp for fresh air desperately, hence, making any semblance of plots to be relegated to be of secondary importance, or even, strictly speaking, trivial.


 

*making any semblance of plots to be put on the back burner.


 

Even for someone who unconditionally worship my own (written) words, that last line is just too pretentious for my taste.

 

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I sincerely apologize for any gag-reflex triggering inflicted, dear readers.


 

*for someone who unconditionally worships his own words


 

*for someone who worships his own (written, not spoken) words


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Posted 19 April 2020 - 04:40 AM

I'm currently binge-watching 80s and 90s (plus one from early 2000s) Hong Kong and Chinese movies, really love their action/wuxia/kungfu flicks coupled with their special brand of lewd and mo lei tau (AKA non-sequitur) comedy (mostly by the memegod himself, Stephen Chow) here and there.

 

Wong Jing's (Golden Harvest) produced movies are your go-to flicks for some definitive masterpieces.

 

My faves so far:

 

4. Hero (2002)

 

Zhang Yimou's exquisite cinematic masterpiece.

 

Beautiful cinematography and choreography, a real eye porn, obviously a pro-China (read: pro-legalist/fascist) propaganda piece, yet somehow still fucking moving.

 

3. God of Gamblers 2 (1990)

 

Andy Lau, Stephen Chow, Ng Man Tat, and Chow Yun Fat's (unofficial?) cameo, what more can you ask?

 

Surprisingly good gunfights and kungfu fights, villains named Saddam and Hussein, a Kuwaiti in refuge after the first Gulf War incident telling Chow and Lau to man up, absolutely idiotic yet awesome gambling scenes, smokin' hot Monica Chan (Ada Wong's protoype?), non-stop Chow-esque comedy, and Monica fucking Chan.

 

The first God of Gamblers (Dou San) is equally ridiculous, but All for the Winner is the first parody of it (establishing Chow and Tat legendary dynamic-duo presence).

 

2. Fight Back to School 2 (1993)

 

A classic by Stephen Chow. A refined sequel, highly doubt it'll be acceptable by today's Western standards and wokeness (satire on police brutality, abuse and/or violence to women, mocking of Christianity, etc.), yet worth watching, though the first installment is still funnier, subjectively speaking.

 

1. Chinese Odyssey, Part 2: Cinderella

 

Tragicomedy at its finest. Bar none.

 

The retelling/reinterpretation of the Journey to the West, with Chow as Sun Wukong, the Monkey King (my most fave character from Eastern literature), arguably his finest serious acting to date.

 

I choked on tears upon hearing the ending song, Love of a Lifetime (no, not that one by Firehouse)--an unabashedly sentimental yet fitting piece with super-deep lyrics.


 

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(Dis)honourable Mention:

 

Moon Ching Sap Dai Huk Ying (1994)

 

If you're looking for some good Song dynasty exploitation torture film (produced by none other than Wong Jing) with some decent mid-air intercourse, look no further.

 

This is an NSFW/Cat III movie, however, good luck finding the full movie in xvideos or the likes.

 

If you're that much of a prude, just glance at the gleaming reviews, if you will.


 

Yvonne Yung got me off faster than I can say "ching chong chop suey ling ling chow chow".

 

There, I said it.


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Posted 21 April 2020 - 09:37 PM

Where can I watch them?



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Posted 27 April 2020 - 02:11 AM

Where can I watch them?

 

Chromecast it via your gf's living room, if you love to live dangerously.

 

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Otherwise, go to xhamster or the likes, you degenerate.


 

Oh, you mean the rest?

 

Fight Back to School 2

 

Essentially, "it's XXX eng sub", you know da drill.


 

36:42 - 37:08 is the best argument for the biblical Judas and determinism I've ever known in any mediums.


 

*36:42 - 37:14


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Posted 23 May 2020 - 08:23 AM


 

 


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