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If you thought the DiS forum hated Juno...
looks like pretty standard indie-film fare, equipped with references to how the protagonist doesn't know what alternative is.
rarrrgh Weezer rarrghh
rarrrgh alternative rarrghh
I liked juno, though this looks particualy indie by numbers, awkward teen flick meets rollerball? SHOULD work but looks poor, but deffinatly whoaring it's self to the 'alternative' crowd.
everyone keep it down.
stoopid enter button.
every Wednesday evening
and i have to check with my other personality.
+ not being able to go and see the new Ellen Barrymore film because you are too busy making your own clothes
winters a comming ya know :)
and socks sometimes.
Not gonna be amazing but probably watchable. Surely the film we should all be getting angry about is (500) Days Of Summer?
He sounds like Christian Bale Batman
but films should be banned from making references to bands, there's no evidence to say it ever comes off as anything but obnoxious.
like the first part of that trailer right?...guys?.....:-(
and if a girl went up to me and went 'i love the smiths' given the nature of their music i'd instantly think she'd be needy or be a posuer or worship morrisey to a sickening extent, so much so i'd probably bin her
Hence the reason that film exists. The girl who's just spent the last two years totally ruining my life wears Smiths t-shirts. Case closed.
lovely lovely zooey, she can be in a film that references every band in the pitchfork album of the year list and i wouldn't mind.
its an ok film mainly due to the fact that the two sisters are amazing looking.
but I'd love to sit in on a board meeting where they throw around ideas for a 'Blockbuster Indie'
"We need an unconventianally pretty girl, a geeky guy, something quirky like say... rollerskating! and someone ring around the major labels and find out who has the most credible artists willing to let their music be used on the awkward kissing scene. I'l pencial Regina Spektor in for now."
"Also, someone go scou out vintage shops and teenage bedroom sets for possible locations."
juno, drew barrymore, weezer
I think it is my favourite genre but that may be because I don't really care about films. I do find the indie reaction to films aimed at them a bit ott, theyre always nice enough and film is different to music it takes alot of money to make so I dont think the normal rules of indie should apply
I was hoping for some over the top reaction here but it ain't happening. The name dropping is a bit lame though
You can't watch serious war documentaries every day.
Indie music is valued when it is an authentic personal vision with little regard to commercial considerations, where as films take a lot more people and money to make so not surprisingly have major studio backing and marketing campaigns and seem to try too hard to appeal, which makes indie types hate them even though they probably contain elements they would like in music or fiction. I just think films by their nature are gonna be more commercial and people shouldn't care about indie credentials
but that might just be the Jens Lekman playing at the beginning.
One of my friends is involved in the roller derby things. There's a massive event over this weekend in Earls Court, apparently: http://www.londonrollergirls.com/
500 Days of Summer looks good too.
Fuck all you indie shmindie DiS wanks.
i'm hoping the trailer for '500 days' doesn't have all the best bits because otherwise IT WILL SUCK
is there any scope for a film about ugly normal indie people?
in real life, i find it mildly depressing that a man would be like 'OMG you like the smiths' suggesting that they don't ever go to gigs and meet other people that like the smiths so much they don't even listen to them anymore (you know, who still listens to all the seminal bands of their early teenage years, unless they are a teenager or not really into music).
but then i forget: she is v. attractive and therefore not meant to be into good music or anything good in general. isn't this just a conventional romance? the soundtrack is like a college indie disco playlist.
(in conclusion, i will go to see it, enjoy it, and hate myself for it)
I commented on a girls sufjan stevens tshirt (only in an im bored making conversation kind of way too, no alterior motives) and she actually ran away, this would make a very short but more realistic film
'you like sufjan stevens?'
a man (quite nice looking) looked at my fassbinder film in the video shop the other day, and smiled at me
i tried not to shuffle too far forward in the queue when he went and stood behind me at too close range
that's another great indie short
i think it depends on how someone tells you they like your taste in something. if they act really over the top, it's like 'is it really that big a deal?' being casual seems the way to go.
I just asked her if it was one (knowing it was) and she nodded and swiftly made an exit, I learnt a valuable lesson to never try and make small talk with people ever.
She would SO GET IT. And I would SO GIVE IT. So I guess what I'm saying is I'd like the have sex with her. That's basically the theme of this post.
posted a link to a trailer on here a while back and it was so overly kooky and whatnot that I thought it was a parody. It was like some deaf guy and his brother straps a radio to his head so he can hear again and they went down a hill on a couch.
I was getting into it thinking it was a pisstake then I began to suspect it was actually real. Then I did a little cry.
That's the kind of nice, quirky 'indie' film I'd like to see.
think my favourite is lars and the real girl
And Donnie Darko, if that counts.
Ellen Page + Alia Shawkat + Har Mar Superstar = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6zsRFluGXw
and Alicia Silverstone did a spoof trailer of these terrible faux-indie tryhard films the other day. I can't find a link to it, so this is a bit pointless.
the very definition of 'emotionally charged'
Also, in the related videos i suggest you look at the 'Worst Villain intro ever' or something to show how he got those scars, courtesy of an ice cream licking hardass.
indie parody thing
I think the Moldy Peaches song at the end is quite funny
not particularly exciting but probably watchable if I had nothing better to do. And I liked Juno, so fuck you all.
The first scene of that 500 Days Of Summer trailer had me cringing though.
It looks good. The main thing I didn't like about Juno was the way Ellen Page talked in a silly way. Not that I've seen it, obvs.
I think Jamie_Summers did actually. Weigh in plz Jamie_Summers
You should watch it, it isn't that bad. Better than Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist.
It reminds me of the way the guy in pure pwnage speaks