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December 4, 2007 5:27 PM   Subscribe

Freaky Flicks is a p2p community with a radical mascot that collects arthouse and cult cinema.

Browse the selection on The Pirate Bay or look at their list of Red Letter Directors.

The FF Forum is pretty good for recommendations and links to non-p2p and legal online video.
posted by sushiwiththejury (20 comments total) 54 users marked this as a favorite

 
Radical mascot? I used to see guys who look like that on the street in L.A. every day. Of course, that was why I moved.
posted by wendell at 5:37 PM on December 4, 2007 [1 favorite]


Amazing! Great find!
posted by Wolof at 5:39 PM on December 4, 2007


I see half a dozen films right off the bat on their Pirate Bay page that are in no way shape or form out of copyright.
posted by Lentrohamsanin at 5:44 PM on December 4, 2007


I'm shocked, shocked to find that pirating is going on in here!
posted by stbalbach at 5:58 PM on December 4, 2007 [2 favorites]


Whoa
posted by Falconetti at 6:37 PM on December 4, 2007


stbalbach writes "I'm shocked, shocked to find that pirating is going on in here!"

Uhm, yes I am shocked, as it is going on in malaysia I guess. Ceci n'est pas pirating.
posted by elpapacito at 6:50 PM on December 4, 2007


You posted this for meee?
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 7:13 PM on December 4, 2007


one of these does not belong

Fando y Lis -- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Fanny och Alexander (theatrical cut) -- Ingmar Bergman

Fanny och Alexander (mini series) -- Ingmar Bergman

Fantôme de la liberté, Le -- Luis Buñuel

Fascination -- Jean Rollin

Fata Morgana -- Werner Herzog

Faust -- Jan Svankmajer

Fight Club -- David Fincher

posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 7:56 PM on December 4, 2007


You posted this for meee?

OMG yess!!!1111 amberrrrrrrrrrrrrrr YAAAAAAAAYYYYY
posted by sushiwiththejury at 7:58 PM on December 4, 2007


The first rule of Fata Morgana is...
posted by shoepal at 7:59 PM on December 4, 2007


Favorited. Awesome post.
posted by middleclasstool at 8:11 PM on December 4, 2007


Karagarga has a much deeper collection, although it's invite only.
posted by mike_bling at 9:17 PM on December 4, 2007


This is awesome. Thanks!

Big ups to the Herzog on here. Also, The Hourglass Sanatorium is pretty interesting.
posted by Sticherbeast at 10:25 PM on December 4, 2007


Great. I've been wanting to see Werkmeister Harmonies for a long time, and would certainly never have found it in Seoul.
posted by Joseph Gurl at 11:27 PM on December 4, 2007


I feel like a tool. But how do I access the pirate bay website, cause I'm using Firefox on OS X and it aint working.
posted by PostIronyIsNotaMyth at 1:29 AM on December 5, 2007


I have very mixed feelings about this. The more people that get to see avant garde films outside the mainstream, the better. But some of these artists are still alive and could do with actual financial support from DVD/video sales.

Hopefully the people downloading (and enjoying) these films make the effort to support the artists.

Also: needs more Brakhage.
posted by slimepuppy at 3:08 AM on December 5, 2007 [1 favorite]


I wish they'd stuck to films that aren't in wide release on DVD but it's interesting nonetheless. Nice to see at least one Wiseman and those Bela Tarr titles though.
posted by dobbs at 7:01 AM on December 5, 2007


thanks, there several herzog films here that are unavailable. as for ones i've seen, everyone should watch "god's angry man" (http://freakyflicks.50webs.com/g4.html), a 1980 documentary about a televangelist.

also, it's funny the selective issues that metafilter commentators (at large) choose to flaunt their morality over.
posted by ism at 9:25 AM on December 5, 2007


Meh. I have no problems with being morally inconsistent by being pissed off at people downloading Blue Velvet but not being pissed off when they do the same for Pearl Harbor.

*flaunt flaunt*
posted by slimepuppy at 9:52 AM on December 5, 2007


PostIrony: Maybe you're using a javascript blocker or similar Firefox add-on, like NoScript? La Bahía Pirata works just fine on my PowerBook.
posted by papafrita at 9:41 PM on December 5, 2007


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