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Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 2:46 am
by sol
kongs_speech wrote: April 7th, 2021, 7:20 pm Did anyone else vote for Promising Young Woman at all?
I voted for it - but if it's just you and me, that might be not be enough to get it into the top 2000 this year. :shrug:

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 2:50 am
by Tim2460
#1145(⇧360, #1505) Trust (1990)
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Directed by: Hal Hartley
Country: UK, USA
(346,25 Pts, 7 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–1–3
History: 114515051180757944840977770869←NA
ICheckMovies: 1382 Checks , 159 Favourites , 6 Official lists
Plot: After being thrown out of her house, Maria encounters a married woman who complains of not having children. Maria ends up in an abandoned house, where she meets Matthew. When a baby is kidnapped Maria sets out to find the woman.
List of Voters:
TalkingElvish (10)
sebby (24)
brokenface (38)
klaus78 (NA)
connordenney (NA)
mathiasa (642)
jeff_v (734)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 2:50 am
by Fergenaprido
weirdboy wrote: April 8th, 2021, 2:18 am
Torgo wrote: April 8th, 2021, 2:04 am
Tim2460 wrote: April 2nd, 2021, 10:37 pm #522(NEW) The Browning Version (1951)
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Country: UK
(720,61 Pts, 15 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 52210187939588931108103210231268←NA
ICheckMovies: 841 Checks , 111 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: Forced to retire from an English public school, an unpopular professor must confront his failure as a teacher and husband.
List of Voters:
pitchorneirda (56)
blocho (NA)
Tarris1 (65)
AdamH (67)
rokp (78)
monclivie (94)
Obgeoff (94)
Ritesh (NA)
Lonewolf2003 (220)
Fergenaprido (309)
zuma (NA)
ChrisReynolds (NA)
joachimt (489)
AB537 (NA)
sebby (1361)
I just realized that this is the highest [movie] entry to our list, and it hardly 1000ed before? Huh. No new transfer or something, no 50s poll, just purely random?
I thought Criterion announced upcoming bluray edition? Maybe just my imagination.
There was the 1951 poll last summer; that's why I saw the film. That plus a few voters returning would do it.

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 2:50 am
by kongs_speech
sol wrote: April 8th, 2021, 2:46 am
kongs_speech wrote: April 7th, 2021, 7:20 pm Did anyone else vote for Promising Young Woman at all?
I voted for it - but if it's just you and me, that might be not be enough to get it into the top 2000 this year. :shrug:
At least I'm not alone! Cassie Thomas Fan Club represent! :cheers:

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 2:55 am
by Tim2460
#1146(⇧84, #1230) Chikamatsu monogatari (1954)
[A Story from Chikamatsu]

[近松物語]
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Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi
Country: Japan
(345,42 Pts, 12 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–1–1
History: 1146123012167871131762798836897←971
ICheckMovies: 931 Checks , 105 Favourites , 8 Official lists
Plot: Ishun is a wealthy, but unsympathetic, master printer who has wrongly accused his wife and best employee of being lovers. To escape punishment, the accused run away together, but Ishun is certain to be ruined if word gets out.
List of Voters:
zuma (3)
Dolwphin (NA)
Ritesh (NA)
lineuphere (203)
mathiasa (276)
jeff_v (538)
Torgo (566)
insomnius (NA)
Mysterious Dude (683)
Obgeoff (819)
Gorro (895)
perceval (912)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:00 am
by Tim2460
#1147(⇩59, #1088) Rain Man (1988)
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Directed by: Barry Levinson
Country: USA
(345,28 Pts, 11 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 1147108812081061993839597569815←593
ICheckMovies: 60394 Checks , 3123 Favourites , 13 Official lists
Plot: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
List of Voters:
Lammetje (69)
kongs_speech (NA)
Caracortada (127)
maxwelldeux (265)
Tarris1 (NA)
filmbantha (333)
zzzorf (372)
ChrisReynolds (NA)
Gorro (951)
monclivie (953)
sebby (1282)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:03 am
by mightysparks
I'd be keen for a voter affiliation list for this if that's possible by whoever has the magic skills.

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:05 am
by Tim2460
#1148(⇧69, #1217) Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
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Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Country: USA, Japan
(344,89 Pts, 10 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 114812171147834859915725629478←393
ICheckMovies: 20191 Checks , 991 Favourites , 6 Official lists
Plot: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
List of Voters:
tommy_leazaq (18)
Lammetje (105)
Tim2460 (NA)
sol (157)
Smoover (NA)
Lonewolf2003 (540)
Gordon_Gekko (655)
Gorro (834)
Panunzio (857)
monclivie (914)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:08 am
by Torgo
mightysparks wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:03 am I'd be keen for a voter affiliation list for this if that's possible by whoever has the magic skills.
mjf314 we need you :worship:

(Not even sure if it was him, someone calculated it for the <400 polls, it was pure magic!)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:10 am
by Tim2460
#1149(⇩56, #1093) Gilda (1946)
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Directed by: Charles Vidor
Country: USA
(344,81 Pts, 13 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 114910938587987978899088241240←564
ICheckMovies: 5594 Checks , 460 Favourites , 12 Official lists
Plot: A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino discovers his employer's new wife is his former lover.
List of Voters:
cayado-coro (NA)
Tim2460 (NA)
Gordon_Gekko (250)
klaus78 (NA)
Tarris1 (NA)
jeff_v (355)
mathiasa (410)
Smoover (NA)
Torgo (531)
zomgmouse (NA)
Caracortada (646)
Lonewolf2003 (667)
sebby (1258)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:12 am
by kongs_speech
mightysparks wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:03 am I'd be keen for a voter affiliation list for this if that's possible by whoever has the magic skills.
What does that mean? I'm a Democrat. :shrug:

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:15 am
by Tim2460
#1150(⇩156, #994) Wild at Heart (1990)
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Directed by: David Lynch
Country: USA
(344,26 Pts, 9 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 1150994744867996898815848621←568
ICheckMovies: 9591 Checks , 683 Favourites , 5 Official lists
Plot: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
List of Voters:
sebby (71)
cinephage (93)
Wonderful Rainbow (NA)
mightysparks (NA)
outdoorcats (NA)
beavis (327)
TraverseTown (337)
mimurph1 (374)
insomnius (NA)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:17 am
by GruesomeTwosome
Torgo wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:08 am
mightysparks wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:03 am I'd be keen for a voter affiliation list for this if that's possible by whoever has the magic skills.
mjf314 we need you :worship:

(Not even sure if it was him, someone calculated it for the <400 polls, it was pure magic!)
I think it was sortile, who typically does that for the 500<400 list?

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:20 am
by Tim2460
#1151(⇩301, #850) De vierde man (1983)
[The 4th Man]

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Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Country: Netherlands
(343,39 Pts, 9 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 11518501154132716592705151522541842←NA
ICheckMovies: 1683 Checks , 97 Favourites , 5 Official lists
Plot: A man who has been having visions of an impending danger begins an affair with a woman who may lead him to his doom.
List of Voters:
sol (82)
1SO (98)
TraverseTown (147)
mathiasa (161)
peeptoad (NA)
Gorro (452)
Jimi Antiloop (NA)
Panunzio (650)
Caracortada (734)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:21 am
by Torgo
Tim2460 wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:10 am #1149(⇩56, #1093) Gilda (1946)
Spoiler
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History: 114910938587987978899088241240←564
ICheckMovies: 5594 Checks , 460 Favourites , 12 Official lists
Plot: A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino discovers his employer's new wife is his former lover.
List of Voters:
cayado-coro (NA)
Tim2460 (NA)
Gordon_Gekko (250)
klaus78 (NA)
Tarris1 (NA)
jeff_v (355)
mathiasa (410)
Smoover (NA)
Torgo (531)
zomgmouse (NA)
Caracortada (646)
Lonewolf2003 (667)
sebby (1258)
Rita Hayworth. This film.
:satstunned:

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:21 am
by Torgo
GruesomeTwosome wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:17 am
Torgo wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:08 am
mightysparks wrote: April 8th, 2021, 3:03 am I'd be keen for a voter affiliation list for this if that's possible by whoever has the magic skills.
mjf314 we need you :worship:

(Not even sure if it was him, someone calculated it for the <400 polls, it was pure magic!)
I think it was sortile, who typically does that for the 500<400 list?
Yeah I think so too, thanks, couldn't remember the name.
(We still are glad to have mjf here anytime! :sweat: )

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:25 am
by Tim2460
#1152(⇩199, #953) Pyaasa (1957)
[प्यासा]
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Directed by: Guru Dutt
Country: India
(341,92 Pts, 8 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 11529531173170292895798810371159←NA
ICheckMovies: 811 Checks , 96 Favourites , 8 Official lists
Plot: A talented but indigent poet Vijay struggles for love and recognition in this selfish world.
List of Voters:
cayado-coro (NA)
toromash (79)
Obgeoff (98)
mathiasa (142)
Gorro (405)
OldAle1 (NA)
Smoover (NA)
sol (640)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:30 am
by Tim2460
#1153(⇩214, #939) Short Term 12 (2013)
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Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton
Country: USA
(341,42 Pts, 12 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 1153939135016561180131019691009NA←NA
ICheckMovies: 6737 Checks , 992 Favourites , 2 Official lists
Plot: A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
List of Voters:
Chilton (NA)
Ritesh (NA)
Fergenaprido (262)
klaus78 (NA)
Nathan Treadway (NA)
Tarris1 (NA)
zzzorf (350)
tommy_leazaq (368)
Smoover (NA)
filmbantha (576)
Gorro (646)
Lonewolf2003 (701)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:35 am
by Tim2460
#1154(⇧641, #1795) Nijûshi no hitomi (1954)
[Twenty-Four Eyes]

[二十四の瞳]
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Directed by: Keisuke Kinoshita
Country: Japan
(341,32 Pts, 6 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 115417951494207416301502214227281736←NA
ICheckMovies: 526 Checks , 74 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: Schoolteacher Hisako Oishi forms an emotional bond with her pupils and teaches them various virtues, while at the same time worrying about their future.
List of Voters:
mimurph1 (43)
mathiasa (69)
Traveller (132)
Ritesh (NA)
Torgo (152)
Gorro (598)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:40 am
by Tim2460
#1155(⇩129, #1026) eXistenZ (1999)
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Directed by: David Cronenberg
Country: UK, France, Canada
(341,16 Pts, 8 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 11551026101987785295210421185694←761
ICheckMovies: 8760 Checks , 588 Favourites , 2 Official lists
Plot: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
List of Voters:
Jimi Antiloop (21)
viktor-vaudevillain (NA)
brokenface (207)
joachimt (243)
sol (250)
beavis (252)
mightysparks (NA)
zomgmouse (NA)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:41 am
by blocho
Torgo wrote: April 4th, 2021, 9:21 pm I can hardly see how someone would view Whiplash as such.
Sorry to refer back to a comment from several days ago, but I'm still about 15 pages behind the most recent posts in this thread.

Anyway, as perhaps the forum's most adamant hater of Whiplash, I had to respond. Here are two links that encapsulate all of the reasons why I dislike Whiplash with such intensity. You may not agree with them, but at least you'll "see how someone would view Whiplash as such."

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:45 am
by Tim2460
#1156(⇧486, #1642) High Fidelity (2000)
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Directed by: Stephen Frears
Country: UK, USA
(341,04 Pts, 10 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 1156164215651472180012921277924778←NA
ICheckMovies: 23899 Checks , 2119 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.
List of Voters:
Gordon_Gekko (50)
kongs_speech (NA)
Panunzio (151)
TalkingElvish (200)
klaus78 (NA)
Nathan Treadway (NA)
Caracortada (536)
monclivie (563)
Jimi Antiloop (957)
sebby (1284)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:50 am
by Tim2460
#1157(⇧67, #1224) Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Country: USA
(341,02 Pts, 10 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 115712241845237721081785260913971158←982
ICheckMovies: 83464 Checks , 3933 Favourites , 6 Official lists
Plot: Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
List of Voters:
beasterne (107)
Lammetje (121)
1SO (250)
AB537 (250)
Nathan Treadway (NA)
sol (287)
frbrown (350)
maxwelldeux (372)
Torgo (484)
zomgmouse (NA)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 3:55 am
by Tim2460
#1158(⇧316, #1474) Teströl és lélekröl (2017)
[On Body and Soul]

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Directed by: Ildikó Enyedi
Country: Hungary
(340,81 Pts, 11 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–1–1
History: 1158147413651442NANANANANA←NA
ICheckMovies: 1067 Checks , 115 Favourites , 4 Official lists
Plot: When slaughterhouse workers Endre and Mária discover they share the same dreams, where they meet in a forest as deer and fall in love, they decide to make their dreams come true, but it's difficult in real life.
List of Voters:
Lakigigar (5)
Chilton (NA)
mightysparks (NA)
klaus78 (NA)
outdoorcats (NA)
Caracortada (349)
joachimt (522)
Smoover (NA)
zomgmouse (NA)
Torgo (593)
Gorro (727)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:01 am
by Tim2460
#1159(NEW) Beiqíng chéngshì (1989)
[A City of Sadness]

[悲情城市]
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Directed by: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
(340,47 Pts, 8 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 1159233920251307980120198014151000←NA
ICheckMovies: 988 Checks , 76 Favourites , 9 Official lists
Plot: A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers.
List of Voters:
prodigalgodson (19)
lineuphere (53)
Melvelet (NA)
connordenney (166)
hurluberlu (318)
OldAle1 (NA)
perceval (924)
Obgeoff (975)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:03 am
by cinewest
tobias wrote: April 8th, 2021, 1:40 am
cinewest wrote: April 7th, 2021, 12:17 pm
tobias wrote: April 7th, 2021, 11:12 am

With me it's also mostly a lack of interest, not a bias against spanish cinema in general.

I have actually gotten more into Latin American Cinema recently and I've definitely voted for more Latin American than Spanish films. It's still not much but much more than just Viridiana for Spain. I've voted for: The Exterminating Angel (Mexico), Limite (Brazil), Nazarin (Mexico), Simon of the Desert (Mexico), Los Olvidados (Mexico), The Holy Mountain (Mexico), Santa Sangre (Mexico), Memories of Underdevelopment (Cuba) and Iracema (Brazil). I know there's a lot of Bunuel on there but to be fair Spain would not have made it all without Bunuel. I would also add that La Flor (Argentina) was really close. I half regret not voting for it. I've also seen a Latin American film just yesterday with Raul Ruiz' Palomita Blanca which I liked quite a lot. I could also see one of Ruiz' Chilean films sneaking on my list once I see more of them. I'm quite sure II've seen much more Latin American cinema than Spanish cinema. I don't know if that is so unusual. Mexico alone is probably a bigger cinema country than Spain. Brazil and Argentina also have significant industries. During Franco's reign you also had many Spaniards work in Latin America and France instead (because Fascism sucks, also for art). Bunuel and Almendros both got their careers started for real in Latin America (Mexico and Cuba). They're the two Spanish filmmakers I admire the most. In general there's not many Spanish films I'm excited about watching. The only one that comes too mind is El Sur. For Latin America it feels like there is an entire host of them and so many more I've not even heard about.

When it comes to Fellini it's definitely not a bias of mine against Italian cinema. I love myself some Italian cinema, it's just that among the list of Italian directors I like Fellini doesn't rank very highly, Passolini, Rosselini, Antonioni, Bava and Visconti all rank among my favourite directors. But don't worry, I still gave Fellini better marks than any of the Andersons. And these days I kinda feel like watching his Roma film. At least I can agree with him that it's an amazing city so what could go wrong?

Note: Kudos to Tim for conducting the poll :cheers:

Edit: Mainstreet and those on TSPDT I'm a bit excited about also some of Almodovar's Back-catalouge maybe.
Lack of interest in something often contains an inherent bias, conscious or unconscious, for one reason or another.

You do realize that half the 10 movies from Latin America that you voted for were made by Bunuel, and that they are all pretty old (I specifically mentioned a possible bias against contemporary Latin American cinema, ie. Made in the past 20 years or so).

No matter. Just something I posited based on my observation of what gets attention around here, and what doesn’t.
Oh yeah, certainly, the world is full of biases. I would however say that I'm probably inherently more biased against East-Asian films than Spanish films which on the surface should be culturally similar to Italy, France and Portugal, all 3 cinemas that deeply fascinate me (France closely rivals the USA on my list). On top of that I'm very intruiged by Spanish history (which for example Bunuel toys around with in delightful fashion). So at least some of that must be the output. But then again Spain is a conservative country that was fascist for a very long time and the transition was arguably luke warm compared to Italy which was stormed by Partisans (and almost all my favourite directors from Italy were members of the Communist party - which is maybe also part of the reason I like Fellini less - and why many critics refuse to label him neorealist). I've hardly heard of a single noteworthy film from e.g. Italy's fascist period outside of the obvious beginning of neo-realism in the 40's (Ossessione, Rome Open City, etc.). There probably are one or two, don't get me wrong and I enjoyed Machiste in Hell for example but I've never seen anyone speak about it in a major way. Spain does actually have noteworthy films made in its fascist period. I'm probably just overlooking a lot of great spanish films, I don't deny that but if you'd chart me right now a lot of European countries would come before Spain :whistling: .

As for Latin America, yeah, there's a lot of Bunuel, I love Bunuel. My argument was that if we cut Bunuel Spain has nothing on my list. My list has an anti-contemporary bias in general and there are actually quite a few recent Latin-American films I highly enjoyed. As I already said La Flor probably should have made my list (and it's as long as 7 normal films). My list has 333 entries which is a small fraction of all the films I've seen and I'd maintain that on average I'm very lucky with my film picks. So me not including e.g. Zama or Stellet Licht doesn't mean I don't think they're great films. But of course I'm by no means an authority on Latin American cinema, I'm just genuinly intruiged by what I've seen and I do have a Latin American director in my top 5 (yes, Ruiz worked mostly in Europe but most if not all of his themes go back to his time in Chile - and I also enjoy his Chilean films). As a European I can say that these films are often closer to me than e.g. films from the US which often feel like fairy-tales. Iracema for example is actually a German co-production co-directed by a Brazilian cameraman who studied in Germany (and I assume has some kind of German descent perhaps) and many of the Latin American films I've seen seem to have a better understanding of their colonial history, of a fleeting, ever changing world vis a vis the USA which just treats the country like a cultural wasteland. The films that e.g. Ruiz and Llinas make are films about wanderers, passing developments that are deeply uncertain, they have a lot of gravity that is hard to attain for even some very strong US-American films. I actually once met a Bolivian guy at an entrance examination and we had to switch between German and English because I couldn't figure out what he spoke better. This would never happen with people from the USA. What I've seen is of course limited and pales compared to others on the forum but I'm certainly becomming more and more engaged in it, especially as availability increases.
Tobias,

Enjoying the dialogue. Hope you don't think my comments were directed towards you, personally. I agree with what you have said about Spanish cinema from the classic period, and the fascist cloak that probably squelched their development (the same was true with Latin America) as filmmakers in the past. But like many countries stepping out of the shadows politically and economically, these places are producing artists of all kinds who have interesting things to say and ways of expressing those things that are unique to their history, and they are full of creativity perhaps precisely because they are now free from suppression.

For the longest time, almost every Spanish film I saw was somehow connected to the shadow of Franco, and the same has been true of many Latin American films, and the fact that their historical context is so much different from that of North Americans and Northern / Western Europeans probably contributes to the disconnect I have spoken about, apart from their continued marginalization in the film market, apart from a handful of filmmakers that have been adopted by arthouse circles.

For my own part, I have been very impressed by what has been coming out of Latin America (a huge continent) in the past 15 years in particular, and have done my best to pump some of my favorites in recent years. Certainly there are a few that should have been considered for this poll, especially as more than 200 films from the past 20 years made the top 1000.

As for Fellini- Not sure I fully understand his diminished stature on this board (he actually improved his high standing slightly in the latest TSP poll), but it's clear that folks here don't seem to connect to him very well, despite his influence on and affinity with various filmmakers like Ruiz who are popular here. I have posited various reasons in the past that I don't want to rehash. Suffice to say, I still consider him among the best filmmakers ever, and the King of Italian film, though being half Italian, I like quite a few others, as well.

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:06 am
by Tim2460
#1160(⇧323, #1483) Election (1999)
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Directed by: Alexander Payne
Country: USA
(340,45 Pts, 12 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 11601483160511411277111615581948948←NA
ICheckMovies: 11755 Checks , 650 Favourites , 7 Official lists
Plot: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.
List of Voters:
mimurph1 (137)
GruesomeTwosome (NA)
1SO (186)
lineuphere (215)
sol (278)
jeff_v (287)
maxwelldeux (359)
Lonewolf2003 (454)
Panunzio (527)
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Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:11 am
by Tim2460
#1161(⇩356, #805) A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
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Directed by: Charles Crichton; John Cleese
Country: UK, USA
(340,41 Pts, 14 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 116180510381120925838739720581←707
ICheckMovies: 24013 Checks , 1260 Favourites , 8 Official lists
Plot: In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
List of Voters:
Teproc (153)
rokp (167)
mightysparks (NA)
jeff_v (340)
Fergenaprido (341)
clemmetarey (350)
joachimt (353)
ChrisReynolds (NA)
Panunzio (427)
Caracortada (498)
sol (511)
zomgmouse (NA)
mathiasa (570)
AB537 (NA)

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Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:16 am
by Tim2460
#1162(⇩217, #945) Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
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Directed by: Loveleen Tandan; Danny Boyle
Country: UK, USA
(340,31 Pts, 11 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 11629451233111717872057879724618←569
ICheckMovies: 96521 Checks , 5457 Favourites , 12 Official lists
Plot: A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
List of Voters:
beasterne (88)
Coryn (NA)
Fergenaprido (172)
maxwelldeux (303)
AB537 (307)
Onderhond (313)
Mulholland (379)
Obgeoff (438)
monclivie (470)
Gordon_Gekko (546)
Gorro (685)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:21 am
by Tim2460
#1163(⇧4, #1167) The Day of the Jackal (1973)
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Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Country: UK, France
(340,11 Pts, 8 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 11631167108598512101151130711461191←NA
ICheckMovies: 3745 Checks , 251 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
List of Voters:
1SO (15)
sol (77)
Rufus-T (201)
Caracortada (216)
Smoover (NA)
Gordon_Gekko (309)
jeff_v (480)
sebby (1373)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:26 am
by Tim2460
#1164(⇧806, #1970) Over the Garden Wall (2014)
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Country: USA
(340,02 Pts, 8 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 1164197017882561299125293735NANA←NA
ICheckMovies: 1185 Checks , 236 Favourites , 2 Official lists
Plot: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
List of Voters:
Mulholland (35)
Chilton (NA)
monclivie (158)
Wonderful Rainbow (NA)
perceval (201)
ChrisReynolds (NA)
Fergenaprido (454)
sebby (765)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:31 am
by Tim2460
#1165(⇩150, #1015) Crna macka; beli macor (1998)
[Black Cat; White Cat]

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Directed by: Emir Kusturica
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Austria, Greece
(339,88 Pts, 10 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 116510151001971801698744669469←669
ICheckMovies: 4053 Checks , 602 Favourites , 4 Official lists
Plot: Matko and his son Zare live on the banks of the Danube river and get by through hustling and basically doing anything to make a living. In order to pay off a business debt Matko agrees to marry off Zare to the sister of a local gangster.
List of Voters:
mjf314 (NA)
Wonderful Rainbow (NA)
rokp (206)
jvv (NA)
monclivie (299)
joachimt (317)
clemmetarey (321)
zuma (NA)
Gorro (535)
zomgmouse (NA)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:36 am
by Tim2460
#1166(⇩193, #973) Mind Game (2004)
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Directed by: Masaaki Yuasa; Kôji Morimoto
Country: Japan
(339,74 Pts, 6 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 1166973111811256489319651051855←NA
ICheckMovies: 2090 Checks , 284 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: After a deadly encounter with two yakuza, a loser with a crush on his childhood girlfriend goes to heaven and back, embarking on a psychedelic self-discovery experience with her and his friends.
List of Voters:
Jimi Antiloop (51)
Torgo (58)
Onderhond (116)
Carmel1379 (NA)
TraverseTown (185)
monclivie (592)

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Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:41 am
by Tim2460
#1167(⇩37, #1130) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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Directed by: William Cottrell; Perce Pearce; Ben Sharpsteen; David Hand; Wilfred Jackson; Larry Morey
Country: USA
(339,68 Pts, 10 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 116711301224913764771656945750←813
ICheckMovies: 75919 Checks , 1448 Favourites , 25 Official lists
Plot: Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household.
List of Voters:
Rufus-T (49)
1SO (111)
psychotronicbeatnik (NA)
Mulholland (180)
jvv (NA)
Caracortada (414)
Smoover (NA)
zomgmouse (NA)
zzzorf (810)
Panunzio (835)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:46 am
by Tim2460
#1168(⇩252, #916) Jauja (2014)
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Directed by: Lisandro Alonso
Country: Argentina, Denmark, France, Mexico, USA, Germany, Brazil, Netherlands
(339,62 Pts, 9 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 11689168101055117921824989NANA←NA
ICheckMovies: 569 Checks , 46 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.
List of Voters:
outdoorcats (90)
hurluberlu (104)
St. Gloede (151)
GruesomeTwosome (NA)
Wonderful Rainbow (NA)
zuma (NA)
OldAle1 (NA)
insomnius (NA)
Perception de Ambiguity (5453)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:51 am
by Tim2460
#1169(⇧638, #1807) Lone Star (1996)
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Directed by: John Sayles
Country: USA
(339,29 Pts, 9 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 1169180716601452942892624767766←985
ICheckMovies: 3168 Checks , 212 Favourites , 5 Official lists
Plot: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
List of Voters:
cayado-coro (NA)
blocho (NA)
outdoorcats (85)
Mulholland (178)
zuma (NA)
jeff_v (529)
sebby (534)
Gorro (697)
hurluberlu (973)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:54 am
by cinewest
tobias wrote: April 8th, 2021, 2:17 am
OldAle1 wrote: April 7th, 2021, 2:33 pm
RolandKirkSunglasses wrote: April 7th, 2021, 2:23 pm Tarantino above Ozu, Nolan above Resnais :down:
It's all the damn kids with their nintendos and their Henry Potter and a-phones. We shouldn't let anyone under 50 vote next year.
Be carefull what you wish for, next thing you know the list might be 80 % Classical Hollywood.

Ok, to be fair I actually have no clue how the age of the voters here skews and what people vote for. Maybe they all have Out 1 in their top 10 and adore Iranian cinema like you and us youngsters mess everything up because we've just seen Nolan do a match-cut for the first time in our lives :$ .
You hit on a very good point, here, in that those filmmakers and films we are first exposed to and learn about cinema from don’t always match the historical evolution of filmmaking itself, but rather our own evolution as film watchers

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 4:56 am
by Tim2460
#1170(⇧120, #1290) Le quattro volte (2010)
[The Four Times]

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Directed by: Michelangelo Frammartino
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
(338,9 Pts, 7 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–1
History: 117012902049114716702361160916891577←NA
ICheckMovies: 695 Checks , 84 Favourites , 4 Official lists
Plot: An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy. He herds goats under skies that most villagers have ...
List of Voters:
zuma (24)
clemmetarey (80)
russa03 (109)
outdoorcats (NA)
lineuphere (309)
hurluberlu (311)
Obgeoff (399)

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Posted: April 8th, 2021, 5:01 am
by Tim2460
#1171(⇩133, #1038) Once (2007)
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Directed by: John Carney
Country: Ireland
(338,76 Pts, 13 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–0
History: 1171103813271015997899720723963←507
ICheckMovies: 15859 Checks , 1737 Favourites , 3 Official lists
Plot: A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
List of Voters:
cayado-coro (NA)
monclivie (157)
GruesomeTwosome (NA)
filmbantha (207)
klaus78 (NA)
Tarris1 (NA)
Gorro (307)
Mysterious Dude (562)
Torgo (564)
AB537 (NA)
jeff_v (817)
Panunzio (828)
Lonewolf2003 (847)

Re: ICMForum's Favourite Movies 2021 Edition : Results topic

Posted: April 8th, 2021, 5:06 am
by Tim2460
#1172(⇧225, #1397) Campanadas a medianoche (1965)
[Chimes at Midnight]

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Directed by: Orson Welles
Country: Switzerland, Spain
(338,68 Pts, 7 Votes) , Top 1–10–50: 0–0–2
History: 11721397171992789583098915621718←NA
ICheckMovies: 1808 Checks , 153 Favourites , 11 Official lists
Plot: The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) as a roistering companion to young Prince Hal (Keith Baxter), circa 1400 to 1413.
List of Voters:
prodigalgodson (17)
OldAle1 (49)
St. Gloede (104)
Ebbywebby (NA)
clemmetarey (237)
Obgeoff (659)
Gorro (980)