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masque wrote (edited )

I only managed to watch, like, the first 15 minutes before stopping. I found it very unpleasant to watch.

In high school I once represented Kazakhstan at a Model UN event, and the other delegates constantly made Borat jokes. I imagine that people who are actually from Kazakhstan probably don't appreciate the fact that outsiders' conception of their country is based exclusively on Borat.

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subrosa OP wrote

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Trainspotting and Parasite are favorites of mine. Didn't particularly enjoy Good Time, though I thought it was better than Uncut Gems (which had a few good lines, if anything). I don't really get the Safdie brothers hype. Thanks for the suggestions :)

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z3loopr wrote

Hey sorry, I know this is late, but Trainspotting and Good Time are both really amazing indie films. Also, if you haven't seen Parasite, that's prob the best movie I've seen in a long time.

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_caspar_ wrote

more than just comedies, but I find them funny:
Withnail and I (1987)
Down by Law (1986)
Mystery Train (1989)
Trust (1990)
Sonatine (1993)
Deadwood tv series (2004)
Love Exposure (2008)
The Forbidden Room (2015)
almost anything by Aki Kaurismäki

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Tequila_Wolf wrote (edited )

I'm having trouble thinking some up right now, but Get Him To The Greek is pretty high up there for me. Elf is pretty good.

Old Eddie Murphy and Bill Murray films, some other Will Ferrel stuff / Vince Vaughn stuff, depending on how you're feeling Sacha Baron Cohen's stuff.

The Big Lebowski and Office Space

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_caspar_ wrote

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people 'obsessing' over ideas,or struggling to make sense of a very unusual situation.

Possession (1981)
August in the Water (1995)
Bastards (2013)
Glass Garden (2017)
Burning (2018)

dreamlike and surrealist stuff

Black Moon (1975)
Hard to be a God (2013)
Kaili Blues (2015)
Atlantics (2019)
Happy as Lazzaro (2018)

prison escapes and heist movies that are all about some clever plan that could easily go wrong.

Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922)
A Man Escaped (1956)
Sorcerer (1977)
Thief (1981)
Heat (1995)
Nocturama (2016)

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subrosa OP wrote

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My attempt at narrowing it down:

I love movies about people 'obsessing' over ideas,or struggling to make sense of a very unusual situation. (Primer, Coherence, Memento, A Beautiful Mind, Pi, Shutter Island, Fight Club, Arrival, Oldboy,...)

I like dreamlike and surrealist stuff. (Mulholland Drive, Spirited Away, The Phantom of Liberty, mother!)

And I tend to like prison escapes and heist movies that are all about some clever plan that could easily go wrong. (Le Trou, Rififi, Escape from Alcatraz, Shawshank)

I already got lots of new recommendations from this thread, but I wouldn't mind some more :)

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snack wrote

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Paprika is also one of my favorites. And (almost) anything from Studio Ghibli really.

Other great anime movies: Tekkon Kinkreet: about two orphaned street kids + some seriously cool animation

Mind Game: visually interesting/trippy

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snack wrote

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Also here to suggest Sorry to bother you That movie is everything. Visually beautiful, hilarious, creepy, thought-provoking. Great acting and actors, plot + lame romance-side-story included.

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trashcan wrote (edited )

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These are really good picks. I love Araki's stuff. I also really love of The Living End. Kaboom is cool, too, it's harder for me to recommend, but I got a lot out of it.

Pulse is just one of my favorite movies. I love how tense Kurosawa's films can be. Even something more grounded that definitely isn't horror like Autumn Tokyo Sonata, which I definitely recommend, manages to achieve some of that tension

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subrosa OP wrote

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The practical effects were the highlight of the movie for me. Can't quite pin it down why I don't like The Thing as much as other people, maybe I just need to give it another watch sometime.

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ziq wrote (edited )

Office Space

Idiocracy

Straight Outta Compton

Raising Arizona

The Big Lebowski

Ghost World

Art School Confidential

Harold and Maude

Beavis and Butthead Do America

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Crumb

American Splendor

American History X

The Pursuit of Happyness

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