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Old 01-11-2013, 16:31
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I'm not sure what the correct movie term for these are but some of my favourites are

Crash

Disconnected

Powder blue

21 grams

Crossing over.

Does anybody else have a particular favourite ?
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Old 01-11-2013, 16:37
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I'm not sure what the correct movie term for these are
Hyperlink cinema: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperlink_cinema

Syriana was a good one.
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Old 01-11-2013, 16:59
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Thanks for that pretty interesting . To be honest I never really thought of pulp fiction and snatch but I guess they are examples too.
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Old 01-11-2013, 17:13
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Trick r Treat?

It's a Halloween anthology film. There are a few different plots, but they intertwine here and there. They're all set on Halloween night around the same neighbourhood.

Actually, that reminds me of Love Actually. I've not seen it in a while but I'm sure that's about different sub-plots that cross over now and again.
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Old 01-11-2013, 17:25
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The Longest Day might qualify (or maybe not!). It's about the Allied invasion of Europe, and has loads of big name movie stars in small roles.
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Old 01-11-2013, 18:23
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Cloud Atlas for certain!
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Old 01-11-2013, 18:27
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Magnolia is one of those types of films
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Old 01-11-2013, 18:41
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Two of my favourites

California Suite
Parenthood


Make that three

Love Actually
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Old 01-11-2013, 18:50
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Pulp fiction?
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Old 01-11-2013, 18:58
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Boogie Nights. Practically ever character has a genuine story arc.
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Old 01-11-2013, 20:02
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The Big Lebowski sort of
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Old 01-11-2013, 20:12
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Four Rooms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Rooms
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Old 01-11-2013, 21:33
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Twenty Bucks
Magnolia
Chicago Cab
Go
200 Cigarettes
Short Cuts
Happy Endings
Pulp Fiction
21 Grams
Crash
Paris, je t'aime
Night on Earth
The Ten
11:14
Happiness
Gosford Park
The Air I Breathe
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:14
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Slacker is a pretty amazing movie.There are about twenty scenes,connected only by one person from the previous scene who then moves on.It sounds bizarre and random,and it is.But there are some great and thoughtful scenes along the way.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102943/?ref_=nv_sr_2
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:37
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Hyperlink? Nah, not buying it.

Multi-thread, multi-strand, multi-narrative will all suffice.

btw - in the past, films that moved from one complete narrative to the next (usually within a wraparound narrative) were called 'portmanteau' films.

Horror did well out of this - Tales From the Crypt, Asylum, Creepshow etc, and there's still afew being knocked out these days.
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:15
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Old 13-11-2013, 19:17
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I've just watched Warhorse and that is kind of like several stories in one.
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Old 13-11-2013, 20:41
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Hyperlink? Nah, not buying it.

Multi-thread, multi-strand, multi-narrative will all suffice.
I agree. Right, off my head:

Tokyo.Sora (Tokyo.Sky)
Three Times
Infernal Affairs
Mystery Train (U.S.)
Survive Style 5+ (I can't even describe this)
Chungking Express
House of Quilt
Tampopo (Dandelion)
Trivial Matters
Kurosawa's Dreams
R246 Story
Liberate Me (follows the lives of fire fighters) [Correct title: Libera Me, and I've confused the plots of Libera Me and Lifeline. Lifeline is the one that revolve around fire fighters..]
Rampo Noir (a.k.a. Black Lizard and More Tales)
Jigoku (Hell) (a.k.a. The Sinners of Hell)
The Joy Luck Club (U.S.)
Winged Kings (a.k.a. Kings of the Skies) (follows the lives of airline pilots through their jobs and their messy personal lives)
Sunny
Kuroi Ame (Black Rain)
I'd better stop here.

Horror did well out of this - Tales From the Crypt, Asylum, Creepshow etc, and there's still afew being knocked out these days.
I certainly agree with that. Particularly popular in Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan. My god, Japan is certainly addicted to watching horror anthologies during summers.
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Old 14-11-2013, 00:28
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mash
nashville
gideons day
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Old 15-11-2013, 05:40
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Old 16-11-2013, 23:11
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