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Post & talk about films! Doesn't have to be anti-civ-related, but definitely could be.
Princess Mononoke and Nausica of the valley of the winds are two movies that I think most of us would really vibe with. I trace some of my first thoughts that I think started leading me down an anti-civ path is The Jungle Book.
My favourite films have preciously little to do with anti-civ, for the most part. My kind of top three would be:

* 2001: A Space Odyssey
* Upstream Color
* The Tree of Life
I've been an enormous loser my entire life and I've hidden that from myself by watching too many movies. Here's a list I've cooked up over the years for those interested: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls008161527/

My ten favorite are
* Satantango
* A Brighter Summer Day
* Jeanne Dielman
* The House is Black
* 2001: A Space Odyssey
* Goodbye, Dragon Inn
* Histoire(s) du cinema
* Touki Bouki
* The Hour of the Furnaces
* Beau Travail

I've been pretty deep into film for seven years now. I came to anti-civ very recently (within the past month) so my film taste has not been very heavily influenced by it
Lots and lots I've not seen on that list, so thank you for sharing. I'll probably put some of that on my to-watch list. I didn't look past top 100 for now, but I noticed that Tree of Life & Upstream Color weren't on that list. Have you seen those two films? I'm curious about your impressions of them.
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:54:06 +0000, 12:54 PM)alexander Wrote: [ -> ]Lots and lots I've not seen on that list, so thank you for sharing. I'll probably put some of that on my to-watch list. I didn't look past top 100 for now, but I noticed that Tree of Life & Upstream Color weren't on that list. Have you seen those two films? I'm curious about your impressions of them.

Tree of Life is somewhere on that list, but I can't remember where. I generally prefer Malick's other films to this one (Badlands and Days of Heaven especially). I have a hard time connecting to its understanding of spirituality/nature and occasionally it overreaches (some digressions the film takes feel unnecessary imo), and in those moments it loses me. It's ultimately the cinematography and editing that keep it afloat for me; I'd struggle to find a single shot in the film that isn't incredible. He draws on the innovations of several of my favorite experimental filmmakers as well which is always a treat.

As for Upstream Color, I haven't gotten around to watching it. However, I have seen Primer, which I was very impressed with (especially given its budget). I believe it's on netflix(?) so maybe I should watch it soon.
Into the Wild
Wizards by Ralph Bakshi
Zhachev's avatar reminded me that もののけ姫 is showing here, Friday 16th! Never seen it at the pictures, so I'm quite excited.
Too many favorite films to narrow down. Some of my favorite primitive related movies (in no particular order) are....

Dersu Uzala (1975) a masterpice by Akira Kuroasawa

Apocalypto (2006) a great film by Mel Gibson

Last of the Mohicans (1992) beautiful movie by Michael Mann, starring Daniel Day-Lewis

Dances with Wolves (1990) Kevin Costner's epic masterpiece

Jungle Child (Dschunglekind) (2011). A brilliant German film about a German linguist/anthropologist who moves his family to live in Papua New Guinea

10,000 BC (2008) Roland Emmerich's CGI filled epic. Good cheesey adventure.

The Revenant (2016) Academy Award winning epic starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Worth it for the bear attack scene alone.

Jeremiah Johnson (1972) The classic mountain man movie by Sydney Pollack, starring Robert Redford

Cast Away (2000) Directed by Robert Zemecks, and one of Tom Hanks' best roles.

Aguirre the Wrath of God (1972) Werner Herzog's masterpiece about Spanish conquistador's travels through the Amazon jungle.

The Beach (2000). A great 'tropical paradise thriller' fim by Danny Boyle, starring Leonardo DiCaprio

The Emerald Forest (1985) Directed by John Boorman, about a Brazilian tribe who kidnaps the son of an American engineer.

Tracker (2011) Gripping indie film set in 1903 New Zealand about a Afrikaner tracking a former British soldier who evades him with the help of a Maori.
I don't think it's been transferred to Blu-ray yet. So HD not available.

You can watch it on Amazon Video (which I believe is at least DVD quality) for $4.99.

https://www.amazon.com/Dersu-Uzala-Akira...F8&qid=&sr=

Or on Daily Motion for free (not sure about quality)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xzmn4n_...1_creation
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