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APPENDIX IV: MOVIES TO WATCH

MOVIES TO WATCH

 

You could learn from this small selection of movies.  They can give you a vision of utopian and of dystopian possibilities for now and for the future, of the dangers on Gaia (Earth) at the moment, fascinating insights into the nuances of Society, differences in personalities and lifestyles, instances of Attack hitting, the good, bad, fear, hope and beauty of life on Gaia and beyond.

 

Read more at IMDb, Amazon.com's Internet Movie Database[167].

 

In alphabetical order with some summaries cryptically sarcastic, inspired by Twitter's #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly hashtag.  The best of the best are underlined.

 

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• 13 Reasons Why (Netflix TV, 2017-) (Season 1)

Honest and revealing slice of life at a small town high school.  A strong focus on bullying and suicide.

• 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Humans regret building a humanoid computer.

• The Addiction (1995)

The vampiric desire for knowledge.

• Affliction (1997)

Rural man hassled by everyone.

• Aliens (1986)

Schizo Chick living in a fantasy world kidnaps a British girl.

♀ A movie about a very strong woman.

American History X (1998)

Violent rebel gets downtrodden by Society breaking his spirit and making him think he's powerless.

• Animal House (1978)

How to complete college.

• Apocalypse Now (1979)

Shown with fireworks and the beauty of south east Asia a colonel starts a Cambodian commune for AWOL 'Nam soldiers.

• Arlington Road (1999)

Misunderstood, neighborly family gets persecuted by a grieving lecturer with a grudge.

• Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001)

A pedo makes a sexbot for pedos.

• As Good As It Gets (1997)

A guy with extreme OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) buys love and Lisa Simpson is in the flesh.

The Beach (2000)

A bunch of traveling youths valiantly try the poor person's way of owning an island, set up a commune and overstay their visas.

• Beautiful Girls (1996)

Pedo gives up on true love due to peer pressure to suffer and the temptation of a Sugar Mommy.

• Before I Fall (2017)

Small town PNW, high school senior, mean girl uses introspection time to overhaul her personality.  However, she can't bring herself to counsel a suicidal, bullied Chick.  Instead, she became only what others wanted of her rather than what was best for her.

A movie about a young woman, written, screenwritten and directed by women.

• Being John Malkovich (1999)

E. A. Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart.

• The Big Lebowski (1998)

Stoner bowler mixes with wealth.

• Bill Hicks' comedy concerts (1988+)

Depressive, sardonic druggie leaves enlightened legacy.

• Blade Runner (1982)

Robocop meets sexbot in '80s fashion show.

• Bleeder (1999)

Danske (Danish) thirty-something angst.

• Blue Steel (1990)

Serial killer, rookie, cop Chick seduces her bosses into blaming a trader.

A movie about a very strong woman, co-written and directed by a woman.

• Body Snatchers (1993)

Chick finds living on a military base too regimental.

• Boyz N The Hood (1991)

Afro-Americans try to make friends in their neighborhood.

• Braveheart (1995)

Monarchy doing what it does.

• Brazil (1985)

A typo introduces bureaucrat to terrorist Chick.

• Breaking The Waves (1996)

Ms. Watson gives an outstanding performance in a contender for the most tragic film imaginable.

• Bringing Out The Dead (1999)

An EMS worker gains awareness and benefits from starting to interact with energy itself.

• Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992) and the TV Series (1997-2003)

Dumb, blonde, teen Chick changes her life with martial arts and really gets into her neighborhood watch.

A TV show with very strong women, often written by women.

• Clerks. (1994)

Despairing working class men can't get laid.  Great comedy from newbie writer & director.

• Clueless (1995)

Ditsy Chick's cool life.

A movie about a teenage girl, written and directed by a woman.

• Colors (1988)

LA's ethnic minorities play with each other and the cops.

Contact (1997)

Scientist searches the universe for her dead parents.  This movie tries ever so hard to explain about omniversal life.

A movie about a very strong woman.

• The Craft (1996)

Satanic, lesbo, teen gang-bang.  Wiccan really and no sex.

A movie about strong women.

• Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Ancient, 中文 (Zhongwen or Chinese), levitating, suicide cult.

A movie featuring very strong women.

• Cruel Intentions (1999)

Teaches how to kiss.

• Dances With Wolves (1990)

Europan immigrant trades illegal guns with neighbors for language lessons.

• Dazed and Confused (1993)

'70s' graduating high school kids get hazed and high in a simple story highlighting the characters involved in life as it was.

• Dead Calm (1989)

Comatose, Aussie Chick visualizes her recovery from a car accident as a vacation on the ocean.

A movie featuring a strong woman.

• Dead Zone (1983)

Small town, school teacher with a hand fetish goes on a five year retreat.  This gives him energetic cleanliness making him acutely aware which estranges him from Society.

• Donnie Darko (2001)

Schizo, pedo hero can't escape unluckiest small town in America.  Shows the heroism and humanity of a troubled youth.

Duckman: Private Dick / Family Man (TV, 1994-1997)

The funniest thing Society has ever made.

• E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Government agents chase an illegal immigrant back home.

Easy Rider (1969)

Hippies learn the best place for them is in a commune.

• Ecstacy (short, 1999)

Music and dancing.

• Ex Machina (2015)

Sexy, AI, Chick android chillingly mimics humanity.

Excision (2012)

Highly disturbing, intimate study of the life and mind of a highly disturbed, necrophilic, senior Chick with a nasty, psychotically domineering mother.  Wow!  The best horror film made.

A movie about very powerful women.

• eXistenZ (1999)

Cybernetic interfaces destroy the barriers between reality and virtuality.

♀ A movie featuring a strong woman.

• Exotica (1994)

The intimacy, intensity and influence of the experience of talking.

A movie featuring strong women.

• Falling Down (1993)

A flipped out office worker deals with his anger at Society.

Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas (1998)

Shows the way drugged up week of a reporter from his highly altered state perspective.  Hilarious and eye opening.  Unique.

• Fight Club (1999)

Office worker finds enlightenment, Attack with it, cleverly drops out of Society and aims to improve the world.

Fly Away Home (1996)

Wow!  True story of a young teenage girl's daring, aerial journey to protect the geese she reared.

♀ A movie about a strong, teenage girl.

• Freeway (1996)

Little Red the high school Chick rides the freeway from the 'hood to see grandma.  She loses her path and inevitably encounters a vicious wolf.  Attitude.  Excellent.

♀ A movie about a very strong, teenage girl.

• Fun (1994)

Two teen Chicks learn playing with knives can be a social faux pas.

• Funny Games (1997)

Disturbed filmmaker's disturbing film based on true life events showing an emergency deconstructing a bourgeois family's perspective.

• Ghostbusters (1984)

Scientists delude public for profit.

• The Gift (2000)

Fortune telling Chick gets hassled for being different.

A movie about a strong woman.

• Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Mentally ill Chick sensibly learns to convince doctors that she's cured.

• Go (1999)

Some go to an LA club, others to Vegas.  Both have to leave early due to their criminality.

• The Godfather trilogy (1972-1990), Goodfellas (1990), La Scorta (1993), Casino (1995), Carlito's Way (1993), The Sopranos (TV, 1999-2007)

Hardworking Italiano (Italian) immigrants make a safe community for themselves.

• Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey (1988)

Chick loves gorillas.  And why not?

A movie about a very strong woman.

• Gremlins (1984)

The spread of Afro-Americans through backwater America wreaks havoc.

• Greystoke (1984)

Man raised by apes unsurprisingly turns his back on Society.

• Haine, La (Hate) (1995)

Three ghetto kids learn not to play with guns.

• Harvey (1950)

A charming drunk has a mystical Púca for a friend in the form of a 6' 3½" rabbit with a bow tie (like a tall, male Playboy bunny).  The more strait-laced characters experience Attacks of poltergeists, items being hidden and words in a book being shockingly referential.  A classic look at the world in a broader scope, accepting Attack as part of reality.

• Hellraiser (1987) + II (1988)

Hell on Earth.

• Hostel: Part II (2007)

Ultra-violent, sadistic movie which appears to be an ironic take on pro vegetarianism.

A movie featuring a very strong, young woman.

• Human Traffic (1999)

Brit clubbers enjoy clubbing.

• I.D. (1995)

Brit soccer hooligans get infiltrated by an undercover cop.

• Inception (2010)

Outstanding off-beat movie on ultra-lucid dreaming adventures.

• Inspector Morse (TV, 1987-2000)

British, Oxford detective's two hour dramas including the incredibly realistic Cherubim & Seraphim episode (1992) about juniors at illegal raves with designer, nootropic drugs.  The best British TV show ever.

Instinct (1999)

This film explains much about life.  It understands Society.

• Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Spock turns into an evil dominator.

• It (TVM, 1990)

Steven King chiller featuring a killer clown.

• It Follows (2014)

Possibly the scariest movie ever made.  A chilled out, suburban, coed Chick and her friends fight the creepiest curse, which is passed along through having sex.

A movie featuring a strong, young woman.

• Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Spoiler Alert: Mortally wounded 'Nam soldier manages to shed most of his attachments.

• Jaws (1975)

Chief cop escapes the sharks of the big city.  History is the tale of the survivors.

• Jetée, La (1962)

Dystopian future turns man into mole.

JFK (1991)

VPotUS spots opportunity to advance career.

Kids (1995)

Chick blames ghost for spreading HIV.

Kundun (1997)

Poor kid dreams of being president.  The story of the young 14th Dalai Lama and the 中文 (Zhongwen or Chinese) invasion of Tibet.  Unsurprisingly addresses some amazingly enlightened concepts.

• Lawnmower Man (1992)

Village idiot gets addicted to video games and nootropics.

• Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV, 1999-) (Especially the early seasons)

Manhattan's sex cops with the most shockingly extreme & realistic, ideologically challenging, In-A-New-York-Minute winding plots, in-depth profiling and prosecution, verdict and sentence shown.  The best of the recent tsunami of crime dramas.

♀ A TV show featuring a strong woman.

• Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

An alcoholic on his way out befriends a ho.  Some people are overwhelmed by Attack, others aren't.  Some relationships can be worthwhile nonetheless.

• Life of Brian (1979)

Wannabe Jesus' struggle with his destiny.

• Limitless (2011)

A brain boosting, nootropic drug walks into a writers life and shows him awareness and mental acuity so he tries to improve the world as a politician.  Inspirational.

• Lost In Translation (2003)

Subtle film about a young, American wife exploring 日本 (Nippon or Japan) and getting very close to an older man.

A movie about a woman, written and directed by a woman.

• Magnolia (1999)

Synchronicity at work in LA.  Daring to show emotion on screen.

Malcolm X (1992)

Afro, Muslim, NYC violence comes home to roost.

• MASH (1970)

Draftees get high on the job in Korea and sing about a well hung dentist.

• The Matrix (1999)

Technophobic propaganda.

• Memento (2000)

A fascinating, disabled filmic experience.  Impressive.

• Midnight Express (1978)

How to get your date to show you her tits.

• Movies written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson like Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), The Master (2012), etc.

Interesting, well played, character driven, slice-of-life, synchronicitous movies.

• Movies written & directed by David Cronenberg like eXistenZ (1999), The Dead Zone (1983), Videodrome (1983), Rabid (1977), Dead Ringers (1988), etc.

Impressive, surreal fantasies from a filmmaker thinking outside the box.

• Movies directed by Abel Ferrara like Bad Lieutenant (1992), The Addiction (1995), Ms .45 (1981), Body Snatchers (1993), etc.

Dark, megopolic NYC.

• Movies writted by and/or directed by Terry Gilliam like Twelve Monkeys (1995), Brazil (1985), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Time Bandits (1981), etc.

Hippie-style director's surreal art.

• Movies directed by and/or starring Dennis Hopper like Easy Rider (1969), Out Of The Blue (1998), Colors (1988), Apocalypse Now (1979), Carried Away (1996), etc.

Intense hippie.

• Movies written, directed and edited by, and starring 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano like Hana-Bi (1997), Sonatine (1993), Kikujiro (1999), Boiling Point (1990), etc.

日本語 (Nihongo or Japanese man) sees his country's violent nature as black comedy.

Movies written and directed by Mike Leigh like Life is Sweet (1990), Meantime (1984), Naked (1993), Career Girls (1997), etc.

This heresy of his near unique Slice of Life genre is what America never has the guts to show on the silver screen.  Groundbreaking genius who writes his own genre.  Writes true life, gritty, emotional human dialogue and removes the delusional concept of a plot.

♀ Movies featuring interesting women.

• Movies written and directed by David Lynch like Blue Velvet (1986), Mulholland Dr. (2001), The Straight Story (1999), Wild At Heart (1990), etc.

Surreal Americana rocks the world.  Groundbreaking genius who writes his own genre.

• Movies directed by Paul Verhoeven like Robocop (1987), Basic Instinct (1992), Starship Troopers (1997), Total Recall (1990), Turks Fruit (1973), etc.

Challenging movies.

• Movies about the character James Bond like Dr. No (1962), Moonraker (1979), A View To A Kill (1985), GoldenEye (1995), etc.

British spy's adventures with Chicks around the wealthy and their yachts, islands, etc..

• Movies starring Jackie Chan like Wheels on Meals (1984), Rumble in the Bronx (1995), Police Story (1985), etc.

Grandmaster Chan saves people, advises against cannabis, etc..

• Movies starring Bruce Lee like Fists of Fury (1971), Enter The Dragon (1973), Way of the Dragon (1972), etc.

Grandmaster Lee kills baddies while looking like he's troubled by it.

• Muriel's Wedding (1994)

Shows that there's a whole new world and a whole new you to explore outside of a hometown enclave.

♀ A movie about a strong, young woman.

• Music and Lyrics (2007)

Shows how nymphet pop idols get propped up by people with talent.

• Nell (1994)

Fascinating tale of communication between Society and the rape baby daughter of a hermit woman with a speech impediment brought up in isolation off grid.

Niagara, Niagara (1997)

Ticcing Chick decides to end her quest by emulating her father.  Astounding acting.  Amazing music.

♀ A movie about a very strong, young woman.

• Night On Earth (1991)

A moving essay on the similarity of all mainstream Society on Gaia.

• Nightmare on Elm Street Series (1984+)

Wise horror movie which teaches the viewer how to deal with Attack (evil).  A frigid, type A, teenage Chick angry at her father leaving home entraps an elderly janitor who only wanted to teach high school kids that their dreams can come true.

♀ Starting with a movie about a strong, teenage girl.

• The Ninth Gate (1999)

Black magick books reel in the readers proving that which you focus upon shall inhabit your reality.

• The Offence (1973)

Limey cop who's seen too much can't cope with a weird suspect.

• Once Were Warriors (1994)

Maori bodybuilder finds pedo in his pack.

• One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Charismatic man pretends he's crazy to escape prison but soon realizes mental hospitals are also nasty places to live.

• Paris, Texas (1984)

Artistic homage to Taxi Driver.

• The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Hustler's story of groundbreaking immorality.

• Pi (1998)

Spoiler Alert: Jew succumbs to peer pressure not to be a genius after his mentor croaks.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Returning vets can't integrate back into society.  America's future browned, devolved society is best distanced from.  Excellent.

• Poltergeist (1982)

House hides cutest kid.

• Pulp Fiction (1994)

BDSM music video featuring Uma Karuna Thurman.

• Pusher (1996)

Danske (Danish) rom-com with bite.

• The Returned (Netflix TV, 2015)

Simple, soap opera style 420-mins in a small town in the Pacific Northwest.  Set in modern housing and the stunning outdoors.  Same quiet, Canadian location as the Insomnia (2002) movie.

• Robocop (1987)

Assaulted cop gets revenge.

• Rockers (1978)

Dreads repair 'hood.

• Romper Stomper (1992)

Aussie, city psychos prove world peace is a world away.

• Running On Empty (1988)

Violent hippies lose their grandchildren.

• Scarface (1983)

Incestuous, Cuban immigrant addict fails to make a new life for himself in America.

• Se7en (1995), 8mm (1999), The Silence of the Lambs Series (1986+)

Megopolic+, perverse violence gets addressed.

♀ The Silence of the Lambs series features a very strong woman.

• Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989)

Spoiler Alert: Frigid Chick chooses a partner that can be with her during the days.

• The Shining (1980)

The hotel bites back with its Attacks overwhelming the new caretaker.

• Short Circuit (1986)

AI warbot meets pacifist Chick and so learns pacifism.

• Silent Running (1972)

Hippie gardener gets over protective of his gardens when they become endangered.

• Single White Female (1992)

Study of parasitic obsession of a type A personality by the type B they're abusing.

• The Sixth Sense (1999)

Boy (Mariel's son) finds solution to therapist fees yet still torments his mom.

• Slacker (1991)

Stoners exist sometimes even in America's fave propaganda mechanism.

• Slam (1998)

Stoner poet survives a harsh society.

Star Trek Series (1979-) and the TV Group of Series (1966-)

Utopian fools embrace death and interracial & interspecies romance.

• Star Wars Series (1977-)

Spoiler Alert: Religious extremists recruit naïve teenage hick to destroy government building and kill thousands.

• Stealing Home (1988)

The ultimate American Dream; every Hometown Honey not accepting any man except you.  Ball players aren't the ones to save the Free Spirit Chicks.

• Strange Days (1995)

Early cybernetic systems get shunned by Luddites.

Taxi Driver (1976)

Spoiler Alert: Mafia kill cabbie for obsessing over one of their young hos in the quintessential guy movie.

• Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Androids from the future battle in the present for and against mankind.

• The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

Southern family assert right to deal with trespassers.

• The Thin Red Line (1998)

Americans conquer a hill in the best war film made.

• Thirteen (2003)

Harrowing tale of megopolic teen criminal rebellion and self-harm.  From Twilight's director and Rosalie.  Amazing.

♀ A movie about teen girls, written by a teen girl and a woman and directed by the woman.

• The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

Time travel handled brilliantly and touchingly in this family tale.

♀ A movie written by a woman.

• Topless Women Talk About Their Lives (1997)

Kiwi folk listen to chilled out music.

• Traffic (2000)

Rich, teen Chick proves drugs don't care about their user in this strong anti-drug propaganda.

• Trainspotting (1996)

Skag addict pedo waits for nymphet.

• Trees Lounge (1996)

World's Biggest Loser keeps on drinking in this very laid back film with PYT Miss. Nicë Shy Glove.

• Twelve Monkeys (1995)

An annoyed dentist falls in love with a ho.

• Twilight (2008) (Not the four sequels)

A high school junior Chick falls in love with a tame vampire who fancies his evil stare in this amazing advert for the Pacific Northwest disguised as a romantic drama.

♀ A movie about a strong, teenage girl, written, screenwritten and directed by women.

• Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) and the TV Series (1990-1991 and 2017)

Intrigue as a serial killer on the loose sees an FBI agent get accustomed to a small town in Washington State. This classic, off-beat Americana tackles alternate views of evil.

• Vallée, La (1972)

Pink Floyd go travelling in Asia where no Westerner has been before.

• Vertigo (1958)

Spoiler Alert: Bleached blonde, ethereal faker gets her poetic justice while the Attacked hero eventually gets his girl.

Waking Life (2001)

Esoterica finally makes the big screen; amazing.  This filmmaker shows his outstanding views on life.  Awesome.

• WarGames (1983)

High school senior accidentally almost starts WWIII by wardialing then hacking into NORAD (North American Air Defense) to play games.  Also shows phreaking, acoustic couplers, floppy disks and other computing relics.

• The War Zone (1999)

Incestuous pedo doesn't realize his home sucks.

• West Side Story (1961)

NYC youths try to stop immigration.

The West Wing (TV, 1999-2006)

The most intelligent thing ever to grace TV, ever, ever.

• Wild Side (1995)

Adventures of a classy ho.

♀ A movie featuring a strong woman.

• Wish You Were Here (1987)

Impudent, 1950s' wild child, Brit Chick.

♀ A movie about a strong, teenage girl.

• La Vie Rêvée Des Anges (The Dreamlife of Angels) (1998), some short starring Liv Corfixen (2000~), etc.

Suicidal Chick movies.  'Be a man, save a Chick today.'

• Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

True life account of the search for and execution of Bin Laden.  See spooks, CIA Black Site prisons, waterboarding, bombings, shootings, internal politics, the fun of triangulation using only one receiver and the Special Forces raid.

♀ A movie about a very strong woman, directed by a woman.

 

NB  Try watching Taxi Driver over Paris, Texas.  Both at the same time.  There are far more that improve as simultaneous movies.  Scream & Clueless, etc..