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Post by allisoncm » January 12th, 2012, 8:43 pm

I just checked Masques, but rented it from Blockbuster circa 2004.

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Post by LarsC » January 12th, 2012, 8:48 pm

I checked Hope and Glory today, but saw it at Soria Moria (movie theater) back in 1987.

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Post by burneyfan » January 12th, 2012, 9:13 pm

I've checked...shoot...maybe 200-300 old watches since I started perusing personal lists during 2.0; they are bringing up films I'd seen (some more than once) but forgotten; I've never kept consistent track on IMDb. No more than 1-2 were on official lists that I'd missed before; the rest are all random movies like Viva Knievel! and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. When it looks like I checked movies in a sequence too fast to have seen them, there are three possibilities:

1. I saw it ages ago, and I just found it unchecked (= virtually never an official film, unless it's new to the official lists -- these are often easy to tell because there'll be a string of them in alphabetical or chronological order as I go through someone's list);
2. I've been watching a film in pieces, and I just finished the last piece (having watched the whole thing in roughly 24 hours or less -- if I saw half of a film weeks ago, I don't watch only the second half to count it or something equally ridiculous -- it has to be the whole thing in a very short span to count);
3. I watched 2+ films without bothering to check each one right after it finished. (Most common case is overnight: sometimes I'll have a string of morning checks 0-1 minutes apart.)
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Post by Lilarcor » January 12th, 2012, 9:14 pm

The Hotel Chevalier short, watched it along with Darjeeing Limited five years ago but forgot about it.

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Post by lampadatriste » January 12th, 2012, 10:03 pm

I checked Shark Tale, Seven Years in Tibet, The Mexican, State of the World, Anything Else and Evita in the past week or so, but saw them when the came out or on TV.

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Post by St. Gloede » January 12th, 2012, 11:41 pm

I checked The Assassination of Trotsy, Mondo Trasho and Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. yesterday, and just a few hours ago I checked Man is Not Bird. Cannot recall when I saw any of them. Mondo Trasho was probably just 2 years ago. Gotta love these unofficial lists.

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Post by brokenface » January 13th, 2012, 1:41 am

I do this regularly. I never had many IMDB ratings to import, so always just checked films from going through lists randomly and there's plenty that slipped through the net that I come across, especially since personal lists, e.g. there was a good half dozen Woody Allen films on his filmography I hadn't checked. I've got about 10 pages of checks since personal lists came in and 95% are things I saw years ago (and ain't on any official lists)..

I'm sure there's still plenty of films that I've seen but not checked because I don't tend to actively search them out.

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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » January 13th, 2012, 1:52 pm

Yea I always do this pretty often too since I don't use imdb and I can't import ratings from the other site I use. My profile says that I saw around 1900 movies but it's more like a little over 2500. Yesterday I just checked a bunch of Miike movies.
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Post by JCS » January 13th, 2012, 3:03 pm

I am pretty sure I have checked every film and short I have seen but every month I remember 1-2 films that I have watched but forgot to check which is a pleasant surprise.

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Post by LarsC » January 13th, 2012, 3:37 pm

I can't imagine having checked more than a fraction of the movies I've actually seen. But at the time there was no internet and no imdb. And now I can't remember all the titles, or plots, and most of these movies will never be listed anyway.

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Post by ormazd » January 13th, 2012, 4:44 pm

I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:

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Post by 3eyes » January 13th, 2012, 4:49 pm

I just checked "Captain from Koepenick", which I saw at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge Mass in the 50s. Was surprised I hadn't checked it before.
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Post by allisoncm » January 13th, 2012, 4:50 pm

ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
When you did, I counted 83 checks from a 48 hour time period. I recognized that all weren't official, but still, it was the same day you surpassed monty. ^_^

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Post by brokenface » January 13th, 2012, 5:34 pm

ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?

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Post by burneyfan » January 13th, 2012, 5:55 pm

ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
This is one of those lists I've been using privately for years -- I think of it as the Danny Peary List.

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Post by mightysparks » January 13th, 2012, 6:38 pm

I almost never come across anything new now because when I made my spreadsheet, I rated everything on IMDb and imported. And I went through every list when I first joined iCM to check everything, so I know I'm not missing anything official.

But, I only voted for feature films before, and a while ago I came across 'Rose Red' which I hadn't checked. Not an official check, but still.
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Post by AdamH » January 13th, 2012, 6:42 pm

brokenface on Jan 13 2012, 10:34:53 AM wrote:That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?
Yeah, I get that.

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Post by mightysparks » January 13th, 2012, 6:52 pm

intothewild on Jan 13 2012, 11:42:33 AM wrote:
brokenface on Jan 13 2012, 10:34:53 AM wrote:That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?
Yeah, I get that.
Nope. Haven't had that problem with any list.
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Post by ormazd » January 13th, 2012, 7:25 pm

brokenface on Jan 13 2012, 10:34:53 AM wrote:
ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?
I haven't seen that in Firefox. What browser are you using?

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Post by ormazd » January 13th, 2012, 7:27 pm

allisoncm on Jan 13 2012, 09:50:35 AM wrote:
ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
When you did, I counted 83 checks from a 48 hour time period. I recognized that all weren't official, but still, it was the same day you surpassed monty. ^_^
LOL. A lot of mainstream trash I saw in my misspent youth, and had forgotten about.

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Post by St. Gloede » January 13th, 2012, 7:37 pm

ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 12:25:58 PM wrote:
brokenface on Jan 13 2012, 10:34:53 AM wrote:
ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?
I haven't seen that in Firefox. What browser are you using?
I'm using Firefox. It's happening on every list after I get past 500 or so.

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Post by allisoncm » January 13th, 2012, 7:47 pm

ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 12:27:42 PM wrote:
allisoncm on Jan 13 2012, 09:50:35 AM wrote:
ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 09:44:52 AM wrote:I checked about 80 from this list Crinderman told me about.

http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide ... banjohype/

Only a handful were official checks, though.

:pinch:
When you did, I counted 83 checks from a 48 hour time period. I recognized that all weren't official, but still, it was the same day you surpassed monty. ^_^
LOL. A lot of mainstream trash I saw in my misspent youth, and had forgotten about.
I agree there was a lot of trash. The only one I hadn't checked was Little Darlings, which I saw last week on TCM, a misspent 1.5-2 hours. :huh:

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Post by brokenface » January 13th, 2012, 7:51 pm

Crinderman on Jan 13 2012, 12:37:32 PM wrote:
ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 12:25:58 PM wrote:
brokenface on Jan 13 2012, 10:34:53 AM wrote:That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?
I haven't seen that in Firefox. What browser are you using?
I'm using Firefox. It's happening on every list after I get past 500 or so.
Yep same for me, Firefox.

Just tried on Chrome though & don't get the same problem..

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Post by LarsC » January 13th, 2012, 8:27 pm

Crinderman on Jan 13 2012, 12:37:32 PM wrote:
ormazd on Jan 13 2012, 12:25:58 PM wrote:
brokenface on Jan 13 2012, 10:34:53 AM wrote:That's a fun list.

Does everyone else get the problem that all the formatting goes wrong towards the bottom of any big list?
I haven't seen that in Firefox. What browser are you using?
I'm using Firefox. It's happening on every list after I get past 500 or so.
Have you tried disabling all your add-ons? I don't get the same problem here (FF 9.0.1).

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Post by themagician » January 13th, 2012, 8:52 pm

This is what happens to me on FF9.0.1 on long lists:

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And without GM:

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Nothing but black all the way down.

edit: It's some kind of bug in FF because when I select text, this happens:

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Post by bal3x » January 14th, 2012, 1:45 am

Oh dear... haven't had any issues with Chrome (both PC and Mac).

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Post by lampadatriste » January 14th, 2012, 3:45 am

Me neither. Chrome + Mac.

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Post by LarsC » January 14th, 2012, 10:56 am

If it's a bug in FF 9.0.1 shouldn't it happen in my browser too? I just opened 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die and it looks fine when I view the full list.

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Post by JCS » January 27th, 2012, 1:14 am

Just today I remembered I had seen 3 films but not checked them yet, so 3 extra checks today:

Kung-Fu Hustle
The International
Kiss of the Dragon

So satisfying remembering and checking films.

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Post by allisoncm » February 15th, 2012, 4:40 pm

Last week or so, I saw Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson. Not sure why it was not checked or rated on IMDB. It at least made it to my film log. Then skimming over the documentary list...

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Post by sushantv10 » February 15th, 2012, 5:55 pm

checked Four samurai movies that i came across on Monty's List yesterday : All 4 i had seen in 2009

Love and Honor
Hidden Blade
When the last sword is drawn
Lone Wold and Cub : Sword of vengeance

The first 3 are real good ones.

All unofficial checks though.
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Post by mightysparks » June 2nd, 2012, 11:00 am

Just happened upon an Australian list and realised I'd forgotten to rate/check Blurred (2002), which I saw about 10 years ago. Strange one to have forgotten about.
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Post by Cippenham » June 2nd, 2012, 11:08 am

I recently checked a few Carry On films I had seen some years ago, these are not on any official lists.
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Post by monty » June 2nd, 2012, 11:10 am

sushantv10 on Feb 15 2012, 10:55:48 AM wrote:checked Four samurai movies that i came across on Monty's List yesterday : All 4 i had seen in 2009

Love and Honor
Hidden Blade
When the last sword is drawn
Lone Wold and Cub : Sword of vengeance

The first 3 are real good ones.

All unofficial checks though.
In that case I think you should give my latest addition, Hisshiken torisashi aka Sword of Desperation(2010), a try. This movie is based on writer Shuhei Fujisawa's short novel which was part of his "Hidden Sword" series that includes "Kakushiken Onino Tsume" and "Bushi no ichibun".
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Post by tourdesb » June 2nd, 2012, 12:09 pm

I just checked The Dead Girl (2006), one of the newest additions on the Rosenbaum list. I saw it back then, but for some unknown reason I never checked it.
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Post by monty » June 2nd, 2012, 2:19 pm

Going through various unofficial lists on ICM, I noticed I had forgotten to check King Rat (1965), a truly brilliant WW2 film. Why is this gem not listed on any of the official ICM lists? Why have only 38 people here seen it? Something needs to be done about this sorry state of affairs...I urge you all to check it out asap.
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Post by allisoncm » June 2nd, 2012, 2:29 pm

why is it great? imagewise? storywise? great acting?

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Post by brokenface » June 2nd, 2012, 2:35 pm

monty on Jun 2 2012, 08:19:25 AM wrote:Going through various unofficial lists on ICM, I noticed I had forgotten to check King Rat (1965), a truly brilliant WW2 film. Why is this gem not listed on any of the official ICM lists? Why have only 38 people here seen it? Something needs to be done about this sorry state of affairs...I urge you all to check it out asap.
Going through your profile page, I notice you haven't checked Les enfants du paradis or The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Go watch them, eh :thumbsup:

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Post by brokenface » June 2nd, 2012, 2:44 pm

PS King Rat elibible for the award game if you want to nominate in any categories..

Edit: scrap that, got my years confused
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Post by monty » June 2nd, 2012, 2:52 pm

allisoncm on Jun 2 2012, 08:29:04 AM wrote:why is it great? imagewise? storywise? great acting?
All of the above. It got nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography - check it out and you'll see why.
Actingwise, it's indeed excellent - James Fox, Tom Courtenay, John Mills, Denholm Elliot and above all George Segal as the titular King give superb performances.
Storywise, it's not just a brilliant prisoner-of-war camp tale but also a very fine psychological study.

@Brokenface: You smartass. :lol:

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