Bill Morrison's "Dawson City: Frozen Time" from Kino Lorber

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Re: Bill Morrison's "Dawson City: Frozen Time" from Kino Lor

PostMon Nov 06, 2017 6:37 am

bigshot wrote:time to get a bigger TV!


I have a 52".

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PostMon Nov 06, 2017 7:49 am

Sheesh, can you even make out stars' faces on such a tiny screen?
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PostMon Nov 06, 2017 7:52 am

The trick, Mike, is to be within four miles of the screen.

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Re: Bill Morrison's "Dawson City: Frozen Time" from Kino Lor

PostTue Nov 07, 2017 10:24 pm

Jim Roots wrote:Now with global warming melting the icecap and the permafrost, future regular floodings are inevitable


It's good to know that Santa Claus is near by though. He never asks for money!
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PostWed Nov 15, 2017 10:35 pm

I just saw the film by renting it from Google Play (over my Roku on the TV) and I thought it was stunning. It's true that it goes off on the occasional tangent but I can understand the director wanted to get everything related to Dawson City and the film discovery told in context. I actually didn't dislike the music, only the occasional use of sound effects (a pet peeve of mine). However they weren't really overbearing. I do agree that the fonts were way too small, I was unable to read a majority of the years in the rediscovered films' titles and they did go by too fast, I was really curious as to what had been found. However, it's a small issue and I really look forward to seeing the film again and finding out more about the discovered films.
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Re: Bill Morrison's "Dawson City: Frozen Time" from Kino Lor

PostThu Nov 16, 2017 7:11 am

Saw it, loved it.

I may be wrong on this, but I think the intended music and edited imagery lifts the whole experience into a more mystical realm about time's passage and the quirks of fate. Conventional narration would have made it, well, more ordinary.
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