listitoot; ranking the best Studio Ghibli works (2/2) 

15. Whisper of the Heart (1995)
16. My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
17. Ocean Waves (1993)
18. When Marnie Was There (2014)
19. Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
20. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
21. The Cat Returns (2002)

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listitoot; ranking the best Studio Ghibli works (1/2) 

1. Spirited Away (2001)
2. Only Yesterday (1991)
3.The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)
4. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
5. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
6. The Red Turtle (2016)
7. Ponyo (2008)
8. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
9. Porco Rosso (1992)
10. The Wind Rises (2013)
11. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
12. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
13. Castle in the Sky (1986)
14. Princess Mononoke (1997)

Jim Jarmusch is a deity of cinematic directorship. The kinds of film he makes are so incredibly diverse and so incredibly amazing.

In case you don’t know who he is, he was the director behind Paterson (2016), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Broken Flowers (2005), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Dead Man (1995), and Night on Earth (1991).

Imagine if Richard Kelly had made more than one good thing.

Preliminary research doesn’t look great tbh; re: I didn’t like Brokeback Mountain as a kid, but maybe as an adult? 

Okay, so the director is a cishet man who primarily is known for (admittedly, very artfully-shot) action films.

It’s based on a short story written in the 1990’s by a cishet woman.

And the screenplay was written by a cishet white guy…

Soooooo… not gonna lie, I think 14-year-old Jamie might have had the right read on this film. Seriously, how did it get so much critical acclaim? 😓

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I didn’t like Brokeback Mountain as a kid, but maybe as an adult? 

I remember sneaking around to watch Brokeback Mountain as a kid and being so intensely alienated by it. At the time it felt like someone knew about the masc4masc hookup scene and legitimately thought that’s all there was to being queer.

Everyone was talking about it. I was barred from seeing it by family. I was so disappointed when I finally did.

Anyway. I will be revisiting it soon as an adult and livetooting my experience.

Jamie J boosted

10 falsehoods developers believe about the user's internet connection 

- it's as speedy as yours
- the latency to anywhere is less than 100ms
- the latency is stable
- the connection may go down, but it will be up in 46 seconds max
- the connection may go down, but it will be up in an hour
- the connection may go down, but it will be up tomorrow
- trying to reconnect shouldn't be a good experience to the user
- trying to reconnect should change the current screen to a loading screen where it displays "reconnecting"
- all socket operations will work and should not be error checked
- the internet works while the app is loading so it should download all possible assets there

among others idk lmao
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Actually good films made by the same talent as Suicide Squad [2/2] 

Ali (2001): starring Will Smith
Training Day (2001): written by David Ayer
Requiem for a Dream (2000): starring Jared Leto
Enemy of the State (1998): starring Will Smith
Men in Black (1997): starring Will Smith
Six Degrees of Separation (1993): starring Will Smith

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Actually good films made by the same talent as Suicide Squad [1/2] 

I, Tonya (2017): starring Margot Robbie
Fury (2014): written and directed by David Ayer
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013): starring Margot Robbie
Dallas Buyers Club (2013): starring Jared Leto
End of Watch (2012): written and directed by David Ayer
Mr. Nobody (2009): starring Jared Leto
I Am Legend (2007): starring Will Smith
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006): starrin Will Smith
Lord of War (2005): starring Jared Leto

Recommended horror shorts; all free-to-watch 

The following three films are very short and simple. It’s difficult to summarize without spoiling, so feel free to just watch⁓

2015’s The Smiling Man: youtube.com/watch?v=3HAan1HBIE

2013’s Don’t Move: youtube.com/watch?v=f9jd6lyGvM

2013’s Lights Out: youtube.com/watch?v=kNbJE0y29_

Frpol; cinema [2/2] 

2012 brought us both Les adieux à la reine (titled "Farewell, My Queen" in English-language regions) and Les Misèrable.

The former is a telling of Queen Marie's love for a fan, Sidonie Laborde (played by Léa Seydoux, know for portraying Emma in lesbian romance Blue Is the Warmest Colour). It's not the best politically, but queer women are nice.

And Les Misèrable is a big ol' tentpole musical about a convicted petty thief trying to make his way in a revolutionary France.

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Frpol; cinema [1/2] 

There aren't nearly enough great films about the French Revolution and unfortunately-many which exist are sympathetic to Marie Antoinette, posing her as a victim of entitled peasants.

That said, 2000's Quills is a dramatic take on the life of Marquis de Sade, a nobleman who was one of the key political leaders of the convention nationale following the start of the revolution.

2006's Amazing Grace touches on it as a political barrier to ending slave trade in Britain.

Brie Larson is good 

I haven't seen Captain Marvel. I probably won't.

Brie Larson gave amazing performances in 2017's Kong: Skull Island, 2016's Free Fire, 2015's Room, and 2013's Short Term 12.

She also played Monica in 2013's Don Jon, Cassidy in 2013's The Spectacular Now, and Molly Tracey in 2012's 21 Jump Street.

Go watch some good movies. Maybe upset some Gaters while you do.

Best fiolms about werewolf (in alphebetical order) (2/2) 

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Wolf Children (2012)
Wolfen (1981)

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Best fiolms about werewolf (in alphebetical order) (1/2) 

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Despicable Me (2010)
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)
Grindhouse (2007)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
November (2017)
Spring (2014)
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

Best films about vampire (in alphebetical order) (2/2) 

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
The Lost Boys (1987)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Thirst (2009)
Three... Extremes (2004)
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

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Best films about vampire (in alphebetical order) (1/2) 

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Best Worst Movie (2009)
Body Double (1984)
Broken Embraces (2009)
Byzantium (2012)
Cronos (1993)
Fright Night (2011)
He Never Died (2015)
I Am Legend (2007)
In the House (2012)
Let Me In (2010)
Let the Right One In (2008)
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2000)
Stake Land (2010)
The Dark Crystal (1982)

Besta films about zombie (in alphabetical order) (2/2) 

Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Spring (2014)
Super 8 (2011)
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
The Evil Dead (1981)
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
The Roost (2005)
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Train to Busan (2016)
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
World War Z (2013)
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Zombie Honeymoon (2004)
Zombieland (2009)
[Rec] (2007)

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Besta films about zombie (in alphabetical order) (1/2) 

28 Days Later... (2002)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Beetlejuice (1988)
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Cargo (2017)
Corpse Bride (2005)
Cremaster 3 (2002)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Dead Snow (2009)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Fido (2006)
Grindhouse (2007)
I Am Legend (2007)
It (2017)
Night of the Living Dead (1986)
Nina Forever (2015)
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
ParaNorman (2012)
Ready Player One (2018)

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