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jerseydevil
December 4th, 2016, 08:59 PM
https://vimeo.com/193944508

It's that time. Time for time. Add it to the capsule kids! This year featured a lot of 'Teh Suck'. Indeed. But let's try to put on our big boy pants and find something...anything...nice to say.


https://youtu.be/gd5VyPmbJI4

jerseydevil
December 4th, 2016, 09:05 PM
https://youtu.be/LPRGnHyx6a0

P.I.T.A.
December 4th, 2016, 09:26 PM
https://youtu.be/tsFeIVJfKsA

JWR
December 5th, 2016, 09:06 AM
The worst without a doubt
http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/celebrity-deaths-2016-famous-faces-7797848

P.I.T.A.
December 7th, 2016, 11:28 PM
It's not over, but definitely one of the best parts of 2016:

http://sacredstonecamp.org/blog/2016/12/2/obama-administration-denies-final-easement-whats-next

P.I.T.A.
December 7th, 2016, 11:39 PM
This didn't "happen" this year, but I discovered it this year, and I think everyone needs to listen to this and take it to heart and believe this. Even people who I disagree with or might not get along with, let's close out 2016 and begin 2017 fully understanding the greatness that each one of us are capable of.


https://youtu.be/mMRrCYPxD0I

jerseydevil
December 8th, 2016, 11:53 AM
Finally There’s A Meme That Captures The Horror Show That Has Been 2016
http://uproxx.com/webculture/start-end-of-2016-meme/

JWR
December 9th, 2016, 07:54 AM
Happy 100th Birthday to Kirk Douglas
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-38250250

jerseydevil
December 11th, 2016, 10:28 AM
http://i.imgur.com/0yF8foe.png

orpheus
December 11th, 2016, 07:58 PM
http://i.imgur.com/0yF8foe.png

Don't mind if I post this on Twitter.

It's crazy that so many famous people died this year.

Prince's death hit me the hardest.

Bowie and Leonard Cohen third, but man, so many other death's of people whose work meant so much to me!

Gene Wilder too.

Musicians tend to hit me harder, but he's up there. ;)

jerseydevil
December 12th, 2016, 09:23 AM
http://i.imgur.com/lYaaESF.jpg

Updated

jerseydevil
December 28th, 2016, 10:10 PM
https://youtu.be/GAoShLmdxDE

Hold the door...

chaingunsofdoom
December 29th, 2016, 08:50 PM
"What door?" \W/

"It doesn't look like anything to me." My pick for best TV series 2016.

Luc SkyBomba
December 31st, 2016, 09:07 AM
Instead of focusing on the terrible of 2016, Adam and Joe had the listeners write them all the feel good stories of the year. Great episode to end the year!

http://geeknation.com/podcasts/the-movie-crypt-ep-187-christmas-2016/

LetTigerIn
January 1st, 2017, 01:18 AM
Happy New Year!
I saw only 56 new movies in 2016, yet I still have a list of 100 movies from 2016 to see. Of those I did see, these were my favorites:

A Monster Calls
Sing Street
Silence
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Rogue One
Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde)
Captain Fantastic
Kubo and the Two Strings
Zootopia
Deadpool
Hail, Caesar!
Manchester by the Sea
Fences
Hell or High Water
Shin Godzilla

jerseydevil
January 1st, 2017, 01:14 PM
Happy New Year!
I saw only 56 new movies in 2016, yet I still have a list of 100 movies from 2016 to see. Of those I did see, these were my favorites:

A Monster Calls
Sing Street
Silence
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Rogue One
Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde)
Captain Fantastic
Kubo and the Two Strings
Zootopia
Deadpool
Hail, Caesar!
Manchester by the Sea
Fences
Hell or High Water
Shin Godzilla

Curious...did you see Arrival/Nocturnal Animals? And they just didn't make the cut???

LetTigerIn
January 1st, 2017, 02:56 PM
Curious...did you see Arrival/Nocturnal Animals? And they just didn't make the cut???

I haven't seen Nocturnal Animals yet. I did see Arrival, and I liked it but didn't love it. I just cut off the list at 15.

I constructed my list on the fly as I watched each movie and then did not touch it. So, there were some rankings that were affected by my general mood, probably, and some where the movie needed to be digested more to be appreciated. If I were presented with all those titles at once now and asked to reorder them, I'd surely come up with a different result. There are some movies that are way down on my list that have me scratching my head; because if you asked me about them out of context, I'd gush about them.

jerseydevil
January 1st, 2017, 03:01 PM
Fair enough.

orpheus
January 3rd, 2017, 08:52 PM
My top albums of the year in no particular order.

Swans- The Glowing Man

http://dhgkpqsiufwl2.cloudfront.net/media/ArticleSharedImage/image400/.fzhCAiPV/ArticleSharedImage-61871.jpg

PJ Harvey-The Hope Six Demolition Project

http://prodimage.images-bn.com/pimages/4050538191486_p0_v2_s272x272.jpg

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds-Skeleton Tree

http://cdn.albumoftheyear.org/album/2016/55907-skeleton-tree.jpg

Radiohead-A Moon Shaped Pool

http://img.wennermedia.com/480-width/rs-239922-0080052016.jpg

Surgical Meth Machine

https://i.embed.ly/1/display?key=fc778e44915911e088ae4040f9f86dcd&url=http%3A%2F%2Fmetalinvader.net%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2016%2F05%2FSurgical-Meth-Machine-Surgical-Meth-Machine.jpg

Blood Orange-Freetown Sound

http://cdn2.pitchfork.com/albums/23401/homepage_large.eacc2030.jpg

Elysian Fields - Ghosts of No

https://i1.sndcdn.com/artworks-000146625608-cqiogw-t500x500.jpg

The Avalanches-Wildflower

http://cdn.pitchfork.com/albums/23413/homepage_large.b369b595.jpg

Esperanza Spalding-Emily's D+Evolution

http://img.wennermedia.com/660-width/esperanza-spalding-emilys-d-evolution-album-stream-2eb15bbd-a1a9-4310-8c99-32f212ec02aa.jpg

Leonard Cohen-You Want It Darker

http://img.wennermedia.com/660-width/rs-leonard-cohen-you-want-it-darker-f3ba43f8-0c66-4104-807e-1193edd34e2e.jpg

LetTigerIn
January 5th, 2017, 05:27 PM
A few of the smaller releases from 2016 I wanted to mention:

American Honey (finally just saw this and put it in my favorite 5 of 2016)
Long Way North (my favorite animated film this year)
Sun Choke (Sarah Hagan is great in this. And Barbara Crampton, who was busy this year!)
Microbe and Gasoline (a nostalgic piece from Michel Gondry)
Little Sister (cute; didn't like this as much as some, but supporting roles for Ally Sheedy and Barbara Crampton always worth it)
Shelley (nice, slow, creepy burn; maybe my favorite horror of the year, depending on how you classify Sun Choke)

jerseydevil
January 5th, 2017, 09:29 PM
Ok...just added Shelley to Netflix list. How'd you see Sun Choke? Screener? No announcement for release yet.

Speaking of Crampton...I gotta watch WeAreStillHere.

orpheus
January 5th, 2017, 09:40 PM
Ok...just added Shelley to Netflix list. How'd you see Sun Choke? Screener? No announcement for release yet.

Speaking of Crampton...I gotta watch WeAreStillHere.

Even I've seen We Are Still Here and I hardly watch any newer movies, haha. I enjoyed it. :good:

LetTigerIn
January 5th, 2017, 11:52 PM
Ok...just added Shelley to Netflix list. How'd you see Sun Choke? Screener? No announcement for release yet.

Speaking of Crampton...I gotta watch WeAreStillHere.


Saw Sun Choke at Arena Cinema. (http://arenascreen.com) Can't remember if I also caught Shelley there, but I did see Let's Be Evil and Lace Crater there.

Director Ben Cresciman, cinematographer Mathew Rudenberg and star Sarah Hagen were all there for a short Q&A. I found some of Cresciman's answers interesting, but not for the reasons I expected.

jerseydevil
January 6th, 2017, 08:37 AM
Saw Sun Choke at Arena Cinema. (http://arenascreen.com) Can't remember if I also caught Shelley there, but I did see Let's Be Evil and Lace Crater there.

Director Ben Cresciman, cinematographer Mathew Rudenberg and star Sarah Hagen were all there for a short Q&A. I found some of Cresciman's answers interesting, but not for the reasons I expected.

Is that the Horror friendly little joint that usually only has evening showings? Where is it exactly? Is it a nice theater, older, or a little of both?
EDIT:Nevermind, just clicked the link. Gotta check that place out. Smallish, I reckon. Comparable to??? Nuart?

LetTigerIn
January 6th, 2017, 09:30 AM
Is that the Horror friendly little joint that usually only has evening showings? Where is it exactly? Is it a nice theater, older, or a little of both?
EDIT:Nevermind, just clicked the link. Gotta check that place out. Smallish, I reckon. Comparable to??? Nuart?

Do you know the parking lot behind the Egyptian in Hollywood? If you're about to enter the walkway from that parking lot to the Egyptian courtyard, the Arena Cinema is behind a gate right before you enter. It seems like it used to be used as a very small legit theatre space. Not comparable to the Nuart; more comparable to some cinephile's three-car garage converted into a home theatre if they had access to real theatre seats but ran low on funds before finishing the sound system. A little above Silent Movie Theatre cut in half (or maybe one-third) and before Cinephile moved in there. Maybe 50 seats or so, terrible video projection, but clearly they play indies that you will not see elsewhere. I frequently forget to check their calendar, so I've missed some good stuff, I'm afraid. However, I've probably missed much more really bad stuff! :D

Since I was there last, they may have remodeled. They were screening at a different venue for a while, but, according to the Web site, the address is back to the Las Palmas address. So the projection and sound system may have been updated. I really want to go back and find out.

I first noticed this joint when they were playing The Act of Killing. I only noticed it during the middle that showing (the only one at they had), but the employees there turned me on to the one-off screening the next morning in Santa Monica (which I did see). I vowed to return to Arena Cinema, and it took a while, but I did! And I'm glad I did so. This really is a little gem.

I'm pretty sure I invited you to something there once, but it was very last-minute (as most of the things I tend to do are).

One thing I regret missing last year was For the Plasma. It looked truly strange, and, for whatever reason, I missed it there.