Auteur List: Luis Buñuel - Discussion and Defenses

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bottled spider
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Re: Auteur List: Luis Buñuel - Discussion and Defenses

#101 Post by bottled spider » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:37 pm

Rayon Vert -- yes, one of the interesting results for me was learning that three movies I had got the impression were unpopular -- Milky Way, Death in the Garden, and Diary of a Chambermaid -- are in fact much better regarded.

Thanks Dom for organizing, and thanks again to Rayon and others who shared information about where to find some of the films.

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Re: Auteur List: Luis Buñuel - Discussion and Defenses

#102 Post by knives » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:58 pm

Mr Sausage wrote:
swo17 wrote:It's relative. In his other films he blows up the world.
Blowing up your own film is the greater catastrophe.
Not in real terms.

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Re: Auteur List: Luis Buñuel - Discussion and Defenses

#103 Post by Mr Sausage » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:33 pm

knives wrote:
Mr Sausage wrote:
swo17 wrote:It's relative. In his other films he blows up the world.
Blowing up your own film is the greater catastrophe.
Not in real terms.
Depends on the terms.

-Blowing up the actual earth vs destroying some celluloid, no.

-Blowing up the earth vs destroying all of reality, yes, very much so.

I probably don't need to point out which one I was talking about.

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Re: Auteur List: Luis Buñuel - Discussion and Defenses

#104 Post by bottled spider » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:32 pm

As much as I love Buñuel, the highlight of the project for me turns out to be Andrea Arnold's Wuthering Heights. Holy fuck.

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Re: Auteur List: Luis Buñuel - Discussion and Defenses

#105 Post by movielocke » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:54 pm

I completely forgot about this list entirely, my list would have been:

1. Los Olvidados
2. Un Chien Andalou
3. L’Age d’Or
4. The Exterminating Angel
5. Belle De Jour
6. The Milky Way
7. Simon of the Desert
8. That Obscure Object of Desire
9. Phantom of Liberty
10. Tristana

I've seen Viridiana and Discreet Charm about fifteen years ago as well, but I barely remember them.

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