History TearJerker / BrowsHeldHigh

22nd Dec '16 11:35:23 AM number9robotic
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-->'''Kyle:''' Harmony Korine is working with the upper echelons of the cinematic medium; the best directors whose work is seen by ''no-one''. And here, he's made a story about people acting like the Greats, aiming to please an audience that may not exist. [...] Here we might see how Harmony Korine views his art; he is trying to be greater than himself, and finds solace in his friends with the same mad ambitions. [...] And so, I cannot hate this film. Yes, I mock Harmony Korine, but I'm doing so drunk on the courage of his liqour, because... I share his insecurities... and I share his ambitions.

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-->'''Kyle:''' Harmony Korine is working with the upper echelons of the cinematic medium; the best directors whose work is seen by ''no-one''. And here, he's made a story about people acting like the Greats, aiming to please an audience that may not exist. [...] Here we might see how Harmony Korine views his art; he is trying to be greater than himself, and finds solace in his friends with the same mad ambitions. [...] And so, I cannot hate this film. Yes, I mock Harmony Korine, but I'm doing so drunk on the courage of his liqour, because... I share his insecurities... and I share his ambitions.ambitions.
* The full episode name for ''Film/MerryChristmasMrLawrence'' is titled "Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence: A Miserable Holiday Movie for a Miserable Year," and the intro before the title card is Kyle simply reading [[Magazine/TimeMagazine Time: The Year in Review]], then angrily ripping it apart without saying a single word. ''After'' the title card (which plays for only a second), he quickly tries to just get 2016 over with by watching something festive... and the only Criterion film he could find of Christmas [[TearJerker happens to be]] ''Film/MerryChristmasMrLawrence''. 2016 has clearly been rough for him.
** As he delves deeper into the film, he identifies the core conflict of the film being based on [[SociopathicSoldier destructive aggression]] [[HonorBeforeReason being justified by normalized moral codes]] [[BlindObedience without questioning why they're normalized at all.]] The most sobering part is when he points out that ''all'' cultures are guilty of this in ''every'' war, and the reason this has to be explored is because ''all of us'' are capable of doing the same thing.
-->'''Kyle:''' We may all fall victim to [[HonorBeforeReason our own sense of honor.]] People have been brutalized in the name of bushido as well as ''Literature/TheBible''; any system that permits [[TautologicalTemplar cruelty in the name of righteousness.]] Which is ''all'' systems, really. The tragedy is we may never know the ways in which we hurt each other... but to overcome that? [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Maybe it's just a matter of seeing the humanity in the enemy.]]
13th Feb '16 7:08:57 PM i_just_like_commenting
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** Pretty much all the cameos are depressing. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replies "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.

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** Pretty much all the cameos are depressing. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replies "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she he was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.



*** When she corrects him that it is "anime" not "cartoon" he proceeded to [[RageBreakingPoint blow up]] and angrily lashes out at her. Instead of yelling back, she quietly calls him out and says she'll leave until whatever he is going through is over.

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*** When she JesuOtaku corrects him that it is "anime" not "cartoon" he proceeded to [[RageBreakingPoint blow up]] and angrily lashes out at her. him. Instead of yelling back, she he quietly calls him out and says she'll he'll leave until whatever he is going through is over.
9th Nov '15 4:24:22 PM Bergamot
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** I got a small one with Film Brain's cameo. Sure he started off berating Kyle for neglecting to expand on the film as a metaphor, but after Kyle does he seems genuinely concerned about him and wants to talk. If you've seen ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee'', it expands on the aspect that Film Brain cares for his fellow reviewers, and heartwrenching to see Kyle shut him out (off).

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** I got a small one with Film Brain's cameo. Sure he cameo started off berating Kyle for neglecting to expand on the film as a metaphor, metaphor but after Kyle does he seems veers into Film Brain's increasingly genuinely concerned about him and wants to talk. concern over Kyle's personal well-being. If you've seen ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee'', it expands on the aspect that Film Brain cares for his fellow reviewers, and heartwrenching it's heart-wrenching to see Kyle shut him out (off).
31st May '15 11:14:36 PM TVRulezAgain
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** I got a small one with Film Brain's cameo. Sure he started off berating Kyle for neglecting to expand on the film as a metaphor, but after Kyle does he seems genuinely concerned about him and wants to talk. If you've seen ''ToBoldlyFlee'', it expands on the aspect that Film Brain cares for his fellow reviewers, and heartwrenching to see Kyle shut him out (off).

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** I got a small one with Film Brain's cameo. Sure he started off berating Kyle for neglecting to expand on the film as a metaphor, but after Kyle does he seems genuinely concerned about him and wants to talk. If you've seen ''ToBoldlyFlee'', ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee'', it expands on the aspect that Film Brain cares for his fellow reviewers, and heartwrenching to see Kyle shut him out (off).
13th Aug '14 8:55:25 AM emeriin
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** Pretty much all the cameos are depressing and I positively dreaded having to rewatch it to give it an accurate summary. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replies "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.

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** Pretty much all the cameos are depressing and I positively dreaded having to rewatch it to give it an accurate summary.depressing. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replies "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.
13th Aug '14 8:47:01 AM VoidKnightsc
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** Pretty much all the cameos are depressing and I positively dreaded having to rewatch it to give it an accurate summary. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replys "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.

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** Pretty much all the cameos are depressing and I positively dreaded having to rewatch it to give it an accurate summary. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replys replies "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.
13th Aug '14 8:46:00 AM VoidKnightsc
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**Pretty much all the cameos are depressing and I positively dreaded having to rewatch it to give it an accurate summary. JesuOtaku shows up and suggest that they do another crossover anime review after seeing what he is reviewing. He replys "[[SarcasmMode Joy.]]" but she was SarcasmBlind and {{squee}}s over it.
-->'''JesuOtaku:''' *Excited MotorMouth*
-->'''Oancitizen:''' (in a low voice) You talk a lot.
-->'''JesuOtaku:''' What?
***When she corrects him that it is "anime" not "cartoon" he proceeded to [[RageBreakingPoint blow up]] and angrily lashes out at her. Instead of yelling back, she quietly calls him out and says she'll leave until whatever he is going through is over.
-->'''JesuOtaku:''' I'm feeling so insulted right now, and this isn't you.
14th Jan '14 2:09:54 PM prio
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** [[spoiler: "You talk a lot."]] J-just... ... ...that scene in general.
*** Seriously; major props go out to WebVideo/JesuOtaku as well. It all felt so... real.



** The fact that, even after hanging up with Film Brain and the others that he had issues with during the review, he still continued with the "Thanks [insert extremely strong praise regarding the esteem he holds the person in here]" that he had responded to the earlier reviewers contacting him with - all basically comparing them to himself and saying how much better than him they are - is where this troper started to lose it, because it rang so true to how a person with depression would feel in such a scenario.
21st Jul '13 11:42:05 PM MistahFixIt
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* A subtle one, but listening to Kyle's commentary on ''Mister Lonely'', one can't help but feel even just a little bit sorry for Harmony Korine:
21st Jul '13 11:40:03 PM MistahFixIt
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** The fact that, even after hanging up with Film Brain and the others that he had issues with during the review, he still continued with the "Thanks [insert extremely strong praise regarding the esteem he holds the person in here]" that he had responded to the earlier reviewers contacting him with - all basically comparing them to himself and saying how much better than him they are - is where this troper started to lose it, because it rang so true to how a person with depression would feel in such a scenario.

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** The fact that, even after hanging up with Film Brain and the others that he had issues with during the review, he still continued with the "Thanks [insert extremely strong praise regarding the esteem he holds the person in here]" that he had responded to the earlier reviewers contacting him with - all basically comparing them to himself and saying how much better than him they are - is where this troper started to lose it, because it rang so true to how a person with depression would feel in such a scenario.scenario.
-->'''Kyle:''' Harmony Korine is working with the upper echelons of the cinematic medium; the best directors whose work is seen by ''no-one''. And here, he's made a story about people acting like the Greats, aiming to please an audience that may not exist. [...] Here we might see how Harmony Korine views his art; he is trying to be greater than himself, and finds solace in his friends with the same mad ambitions. [...] And so, I cannot hate this film. Yes, I mock Harmony Korine, but I'm doing so drunk on the courage of his liqour, because... I share his insecurities... and I share his ambitions.
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