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What's your favourite film?

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Post by RedHawk10 » January 5th, 2018, 9:49 pm

Onderhond on Jan 4 2018, 06:26:22 PM wrote:
RedHawk10 on Jan 4 2018, 04:57:30 PM wrote:Love Exposure.
Good one, though a somewhat unlikely choice because of all the different elements that are present in that film. I love it, but it's hard to love everything about it imo :)

My personal favorite is Avalon (review), has been for a long time. It's the kind of genre/author with a sniff of arthouse blend that fares well with me and Oshii is my all-time favorite director, so it's a match made in heaven.
Yeah, I definitely get what you mean. There is a LOT going on in it, but that's part of why I love it so much. Some of the upskirt stuff went on too long for my liking, but it's still my #1 because the sheer energy, passion, and emotion that went into it is just astonishing. The feeling I get from that film is like nothing else I've seen. It's incredible. One or two quibbles don't detract from that at all for me.
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Post by Onderhond » January 5th, 2018, 11:32 pm

I personally knocked a couple of points off for some of its unevenness, mostly some stylistic issues (to 4/5), but then it's really the second-best of the bunch (out of 750+ 4* films). So I get how this could end up in someone's top spot if it ticks all the right boxes :) Also really a turning point in Sono's oeuvre.

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#203

Post by DareDaniel » March 27th, 2018, 2:28 pm

My Top 10:

1. Love Exposure
2. Your Name.
3. Lost in Translation
4. Ghost World
5. The New World (Extended Edition)
6. Fireworks
7. Princess Mononoke
8. 2001: A Space Odyssey
9. The Godfather: Part II
10. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
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Post by rnilsson19 » March 27th, 2018, 2:40 pm

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#205

Post by Lakigigar » March 27th, 2018, 7:21 pm

1. Kreuzweg / Stations of the Cross (2014)
2. Respire (2014)
3. Suspiria (1977)
4. The Neon Demon (2016)
5. Taxi Driver (1976)

And EWS on 6. :)
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Post by Good_Will_Harding » March 27th, 2018, 7:29 pm

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Post by Ivan0716 » March 28th, 2018, 7:43 am

Lakigigar on Mar 27 2018, 01:21:48 PM wrote:2. Respire (2014)
Saw it recently, besides admiration for Melanie Laurent it also made me feel glad that I wasn't born female so I don't have to deal with all the school girl politics.
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Post by Renegade » March 28th, 2018, 9:18 am

Late Spring (1949)

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Post by Gershwin » March 28th, 2018, 7:51 pm

Gershwin on May 10 2013, 06:22:24 AM wrote:It's quite difficult to choose. Right now I'd name Solyaris, La double vie de Veronique and Du levande as films that will most likely stay in my top 10 forever. But then again, Stalker should be there too. It's been too long since I organized my favourites.
Well, well. Funny to search back in this thread. This is still my actual top 4, but with Stalker on top.
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Post by 3eyes » March 28th, 2018, 9:25 pm

Allegro non troppo
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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » March 29th, 2018, 12:01 am

Gershwin on Mar 28 2018, 01:51:04 PM wrote:
Gershwin on May 10 2013, 06:22:24 AM wrote:It's quite difficult to choose. Right now I'd name Solyaris, La double vie de Veronique and Du levande as films that will most likely stay in my top 10 forever. But then again, Stalker should be there too. It's been too long since I organized my favourites.
Well, well. Funny to search back in this thread. This is still my actual top 4, but with Stalker on top.
Rewatched Solaris and Stalker in theatres a few months ago. I actually dropped Stalker down quite a few spots, but it's still awesome. Solaris went up quite a few spots.
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Post by RedHawk10 » March 29th, 2018, 1:00 am

DareDaniel on Mar 27 2018, 08:28:37 AM wrote:My Top 10:

1. Love Exposure
2. Your Name.
3. Lost in Translation
4. Ghost World
5. The New World (Extended Edition)
6. Fireworks
7. Princess Mononoke
8. 2001: A Space Odyssey
9. The Godfather: Part II
10. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
I love your list! I've really got to see End of Evangelion, I have a feeling it'll blow me away.

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Post by DareDaniel » March 29th, 2018, 1:22 pm

RedHawk10 on Mar 28 2018, 07:00:01 PM wrote:
DareDaniel on Mar 27 2018, 08:28:37 AM wrote:My Top 10:

1. Love Exposure
2. Your Name.
3. Lost in Translation
4. Ghost World
5. The New World (Extended Edition)
6. Fireworks
7. Princess Mononoke
8. 2001: A Space Odyssey
9. The Godfather: Part II
10. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
I love your list! I've really got to see End of Evangelion, I have a feeling it'll blow me away.
Thank you! Yeah I was blown away by that movie. So much that I saw it twice in a week. It is essential that you watch the tv show first, but even though I've seen it 3x, I still prefer the movie experience.

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Post by Gershwin » March 29th, 2018, 1:39 pm

XxXApathy420XxX on Mar 28 2018, 06:01:53 PM wrote:
Gershwin on Mar 28 2018, 01:51:04 PM wrote:
Gershwin on May 10 2013, 06:22:24 AM wrote:It's quite difficult to choose. Right now I'd name Solyaris, La double vie de Veronique and Du levande as films that will most likely stay in my top 10 forever. But then again, Stalker should be there too. It's been too long since I organized my favourites.
Well, well. Funny to search back in this thread. This is still my actual top 4, but with Stalker on top.
Rewatched Solaris and Stalker in theatres a few months ago. I actually dropped Stalker down quite a few spots, but it's still awesome. Solaris went up quite a few spots.
Cool. Stalker actually climbed to number 1 when I saw it in cinema shortly after this first post. I wonder what effect a cinema would have on Solyaris.
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Post by Hippiemans » April 10th, 2018, 8:30 pm

*The Wizard Of Oz (1939) directed by Victor Fleming
*Two For The Road (1967) directed by Stanley Donen
*It's A Wonderful Life (1946) directed by Frank Capra
*Amadeus (1984) directed by Miloš Forman
*One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) directed by Miloš Forman
*Into The Wild (2007) directed by Sean Penn
*La Vita è Bella (1997) directed by Roberto Benigni
*To Have And Have Not (1944) directed by Howard Hawks
*The Philadelphia Story (1940) directed by George Cukor
*The Shop Around The Corner (1940) directed by Ernst Lubitsch
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Post by Shagrrotten » January 18th, 2019, 4:25 am

Big Night

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Post by Coryn » January 18th, 2019, 12:12 pm

Come and see / idi I smotri by Elem Klimov
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Post by peeptoad » January 18th, 2019, 1:08 pm

Alien

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Post by Cinepolis » January 18th, 2019, 4:20 pm

Inglourious Basterds, eventhough I'm not really a fan of Quentin Tarantino's works.

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Post by Traveller » January 18th, 2019, 6:59 pm

For the longest time, these five have been set in stone for me.

1. The Man Who Sleeps (1974)
2. In the Mood for Love (2000)
3. Fallen Angels (1995)
4. Yi Yi (2000)
5. Red Desert (1964)
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Post by prodigalgodson » January 22nd, 2019, 2:34 am

Either Vertigo, Andrei Rublev, or Floating Clouds

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Post by Ivan0716 » January 22nd, 2019, 11:43 pm

Traveller wrote:
January 18th, 2019, 6:59 pm
3. Fallen Angels (1995)
I think we might be soulmates.

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Post by Lammetje » January 25th, 2019, 9:26 pm

Lammetje wrote:
October 5th, 2013, 5:35 pm
The Godfather. 9,2 on IMDb, so I'm right and you're all wrong.
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Lammetje on Oct 5 2013, 11:35:19 AM wrote:The Godfather. 9,2 on IMDb, so I'm right and you're all wrong.
You blew it!!
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Lammetje on Oct 5 2013, 11:35:19 AM wrote:The Godfather. 9,2 on IMDb, so I'm right and you're all wrong.
And of course The Shawshank Redemption is the greatest film of all time. What's to debate?
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Lammetje on Oct 5 2013, 11:35:19 AM wrote:The Godfather. 9,2 on IMDb, so I'm right and you're all wrong.
"Lammetje"?
That sounds like we've got a new Dutch forum-member.
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joachimt on Oct 5 2013, 02:02:18 PM wrote:"Lammetje"?
That sounds like we've got a new Dutch forum-member.
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The Shawshank Redemption is actually my number two. :wub:
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Post by Traveller » January 25th, 2019, 9:41 pm

Ivan0716 wrote:
January 22nd, 2019, 11:43 pm
Traveller wrote:
January 18th, 2019, 6:59 pm
3. Fallen Angels (1995)
I think we might be soulmates.
It was even, for quiet some time, not only my favorite WKW film but also my favorite film. :wub:
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