Eyes Wide Shut

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'fraid so

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 9 September 2019 21:30 (eleven months ago) link

one month passes...

infilitrating one of those eyes wide shut secret masked sex parties but just for the music

— ▀▀▀▀▀▀ (@immolations) October 17, 2019

What a ridiculous clusterfuck of totally uncool jokers (jed_), Thursday, 17 October 2019 01:47 (nine months ago) link

lol "no you don't understand, I only go to those parties to see Nick Nightingale play"

flappy bird, Thursday, 17 October 2019 04:07 (nine months ago) link

four weeks pass...

Paths of Glory and The Killing, wisenheimer

― a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, September 9, 2019 2:52 PM (two months ago)

Posted just barely too early for "OK Boomer."

temporarily embarrassed thousandaire (Eric H.), Thursday, 14 November 2019 14:20 (eight months ago) link

one month passes...

A recent meme:

Here are some photos of the Buttigieg fundraiser in Napa -- with the famous wine cave and the chandelier with 1,500 Swarovski crystals -- hosted by a for-profit HMO billionaire. pic.twitter.com/JZhoMgtJHL

— Kompromatthew (@MattTheGweat) December 16, 2019

Elvis Telecom, Tuesday, 17 December 2019 23:28 (seven months ago) link

ok that is actually funny

Paul Ponzi, Tuesday, 17 December 2019 23:33 (seven months ago) link

Some intriguing points of intersection with another Frederic Raphael-written film about a floundering marriage: Two for the Road with Finney and Hepburn. For starters, its last dialogue is

"Bitch." "Bastard."

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 18 December 2019 13:16 (seven months ago) link

i thought this was a good point:

Among Eyes Wide Shut’s strangest effects is that it feels like a video game: its dialogue is clumsily literal, repetitive, and expository; its plot is linear and structured like a quest; its protagonist encounters almost exclusively non-player characters, simple ciphers with no purpose beyond helping or obstructing him. Its simulacrum New York recalls the game-worlds traversed by Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh in eXistenZ (from the same year), where the plot stalls if the players don’t use the correct phrases.

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 31 December 2019 18:04 (seven months ago) link

Really tempted to see the new year in watching this but not sure my wife would be up for it.

Alba, Tuesday, 31 December 2019 18:39 (seven months ago) link

Somehow I only saw this film for the first time this year. I think I'd have enjoyed it more if it'd gone all Mulholland Drive in the last 20 minutes, instead of finishing on a total damp squib of a shopping trip.

AMM stands for Axe-Murdering Motherfuckers (Matt #2), Tuesday, 31 December 2019 19:22 (seven months ago) link

that video game theory is p cool, eyes wide shut does kind of have an fmv horror game feeling about it

american bradass (BradNelson), Tuesday, 31 December 2019 21:36 (seven months ago) link

same Alba

YOU CALL THIS JOURNALSIM? (dog latin), Wednesday, 1 January 2020 12:50 (seven months ago) link

the whole simulacrum thing is just kubrick 101 post-lolita. there is a quote by him about how film is not a photograph of reality, but a photograph of a photograph of a reality.

tonga, Wednesday, 1 January 2020 17:21 (seven months ago) link

six months pass...

when your circle small but yall crazy pic.twitter.com/r7bgWFG0sJ

— catarina camargo (@catarinacmrg) July 26, 2020

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Monday, 27 July 2020 07:50 (two weeks ago) link

That was the first (failed) attempt to use the heart attack gun on Stanley.

flappy bird, Monday, 27 July 2020 16:03 (two weeks ago) link

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