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Post by beasterne » December 12th, 2018, 3:45 pm

They Live was an interesting one. I really enjoyed the special effects and the plot was fun. However, it seemed like it was deliberately made to be a B-movie. This bothered me a bit because I feel like if you have the chops to make a B movie on purpose, you also have the chops to make an A movie on purpose. It was probably an homage or something. Anyway, the characters were all very flat but it was quick-paced and I enjoyed myself. Btw, that fight scene sheik, whoo boy, that was just the definition of extra.

Nathan, glad you liked the movie! I'll try to keep that streak going and pick The Stranger from 1991 for you.

Here's my new list:

1. The Invisible Man (1933)
2. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
3. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
4. Hamlet (1948)
5. Alphaville (1965)
6. Legend of Bailiff Sansho (1954)
7. Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
8. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
9. La Dolce Vita (1960)
10. Seconds (1966)

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Post by Nathan Treadway » December 12th, 2018, 3:49 pm

Can you send me the iCM link? I'm not sure which one you are referring to.


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Post by Nathan Treadway » December 12th, 2018, 4:31 pm

:cheers: Thanks! Searching for common names is rather cumbersome on icm...

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Post by beasterne » December 12th, 2018, 5:57 pm

Eesh, yeah I should have tested that one. I figured with it being on six lists it would get some prioritization in the results but...

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Post by zissou14 » December 14th, 2018, 2:40 pm

The Purple Rose of Cairo - It was a nice rom-com but I'm not the biggest of this genre. It wasn't the best Woody Allen nor the worst.

beasterne go for Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)

you can choose a movie I need to watch

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Post by mightysparks » December 21st, 2018, 4:16 am

Didn't know where to start so just looked at what you hadn't checked for TSPDT, and picked a favourite of mine for you zissou14; Marnie (1964).

Trying to get through my backlog since I'm running out of hard drive space, so I'm using a randomizer to select films.

1. The Muppet Movie (1979)
2. O Ritual dos Sádicos (1970)
3. Preservation (2014)
4. Sukkubus - den Teufel im Leib (1989)
5. Womb (2010)
6. The Atticus Institute (2015)
7. Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967)
8. I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017)
9. City After Dark (1980)
10. La sorella di Ursula (1978)

It seemed to choose a lot of horror :/
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Post by sheikofhyrule » December 28th, 2018, 4:02 am

I watched Ghost Story and rated it 4/10. I need more plot than what this movie was intended to provide.

mightysparks, I pick The Muppet Movie because I just watched a Jim Henson production, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas.

01) The Lovely Bones (2009)
02) Bright Star (2009)
03) Moon (2009)
04) It's Complicated (2009)
05) In the Loop (2009)
06) Dumplin' (2018)
07) Eighth Grade (2018)
08) Isle of Dogs (2018)
09) Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
10) Roma (2018)

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Post by mightysparks » January 2nd, 2019, 5:11 am

I watched The Muppet Movie. Muppets and Sesame Street and the like were never part of my childhood and are not really my type of humour. It’s a little too childish and silly, but is pretty harmless and seems to be full of references, cameos and in-jokes that may be fun for fans. As a non-fan, it feels stuffed full of random moments and annoying characters though it’s not as irritating as some of the other Muppets stuff that I’ve seen. The songs, and the singing, are pretty awful though and definitely turn it into more of a drag. 5/10

sheikofhyrule, I'll pick Moon since it's the one I liked the most of your choices.

1. Footlight Parade (1933)
2. O Ritual dos Sádicos (1970)
3. Preservation (2014)
4. Sukkubus - den Teufel im Leib (1989)
5. Womb (2010)
6. The Atticus Institute (2015)
7. Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967)
8. I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017)
9. City After Dark (1980)
10. La sorella di Ursula (1978)
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Post by fori » January 2nd, 2019, 5:42 am

I pick the #2 for mightysparks. Need to see more from that director.
Anything I haven’t seen is good, but the more out there the better.

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Post by zissou14 » January 4th, 2019, 2:15 pm

I watched Marnie and was a little bit disappointed. I prefer when Hitchcock is more thrilling and less melodramatic but I loved the chemistry between Connery and Hedren.

For fori (I assumed it's you https://www.icheckmovies.com/profiles/cobac/) I choose Estiu 1993 a beautiful movie from last year

you can choose any movie I need to watch

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Post by clemmetarey » January 12th, 2019, 8:37 pm

Kurutta ippêji (1926) for you zissou
I watch Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and it's my least favorite of the three. I couldn't get into the story at all, but at least the action is fine and there isn't embarrassing atempt at humour. 5/10


1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
3. Ted (2012) (NEW)
4. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
5. Iron Man 2 (2010)
6. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
7. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
8. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
9. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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Post by beasterne » January 16th, 2019, 1:58 pm

zissou I finally tracked down and watched Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring and I really enjoyed it. There was a lot more violence in it than I was anticipating (I don't enjoy watching animal cruelty), given that I knew it was about a Buddhist monk, but I really enjoyed the film overall. I also feel like I need to do a lot of research because there were things that I'm sure were significant that I didn't understand, like the fact that every season had a different animal companion at the temple. Really good movie.

clemmetarey I will pick Edge of Tomorrow for you.


1. The Invisible Man (1933)
2. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
3. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
4. Legend of Bailiff Sansho (1954)
5. Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
6. La Dolce Vita (1960)
7. The Match Factory Girl (1990)
8. Leave No Trace (2018)
9. Out of the Past (1947)
10. Mean Streets (1973)

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Post by zissou14 » January 18th, 2019, 9:01 pm

I watch Kurutta ippêji: It was a weird and interesting movie that remind me of early soviet cinema. I was a little bit lost by the plot because there weren't intertitles and I wasn't sure what was going on.

Beasterne I choose Out of the Past for you

you can choose any movie I need to watch

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Post by beasterne » January 30th, 2019, 2:08 pm

Out of the Past was so good! I had no expectations for this one, other than I liked Robert Mitchum in The Night of the Hunter and I wanted to see him here, but man this was a good movie. Probably one of the best examples of Film Noir I've ever seen (maybe tied with The Maltese Falcon). The dialogue was sizzling and the shot composition was fantastic. Really good stuff.

zissou14 in honor of Penny Marshall I pick A League of Their Own for you.

1. The Invisible Man (1933)
2. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
3. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
4. Legend of Bailiff Sansho (1954)
5. Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
6. La Dolce Vita (1960)
7. Leave No Trace (2018)
8. Mean Streets (1973)
9. Captain Blood (1935)
10. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

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Post by mightysparks » February 1st, 2019, 12:19 am

I watched O Ritual dos Sádicos (1970). A group of psychologists debate the effects of drugs by telling each other stories involving drug use and sex. There isn't really much of a plot in this film and there's not much of a point other than trying to be perverse and weird. There's some rape that the psychologist's then blame on the female for being on drugs making her more 'sexual' and after that I lost interest. It's not trippy, it's not weird, it's just amateurish and boring. 4/10

For beasterne, I choose The Invisible Man since it's my favourite there, and I was surprised at how well it's stood up considering its age but it has also been a few years since I've seen it...

1. Footlight Parade (1933)
2. Don't Change Your Husband (1919)
3. Preservation (2014)
4. Sukkubus - den Teufel im Leib (1989)
5. Womb (2010)
6. The Atticus Institute (2015)
7. Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967)
8. I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017)
9. City After Dark (1980)
10. La sorella di Ursula (1978)
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Post by Nathan Treadway » February 1st, 2019, 1:07 am

I watched the last recommended film, Satyajit Ray's swan song, Agantuk, quite a while ago, but was wanting to rewatch it, so I haven't posted in here. It almost serves as a warning on how we treat our elders, or strangers. I really liked it, and like I said, I wanted to rewatch it to get more out of the dialog (as it's a very dialog driven movie). Excellent choice (Yes, better than the previous, although admittedly it wasn't going to take too much :P )

Anyhow, someone can pick something for me. Anything wil do. :)

Mighty, I've only seen one of yours, and it's hardly a favorite, so, I won't choose that one. Instead, I'll go with I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore, as it's probably the one I'm most likely to watch out of the others.

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Post by zissou14 » February 8th, 2019, 1:15 pm

I watched A League of their Own and really enjoyed it. I have a guilty pleasure for sport movies and thought that this one was really well made without being too cheesy. I liked the performances of the actresses but a little bit less Tom Hanks.

Nathan I recommand Western (2017) ; https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/western-2017

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Post by mightysparks » February 9th, 2019, 12:32 am

I watched I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017). After being burglarized, a woman and her neighbor set out to find the thieves and get retribution. This was hit and miss for me which was disappointing as Macon Blair is always amazing as an actor, but needs to tighten up his writing and directing. Melanie Lynskey didn’t quite work in the lead role, though she seems like she should. Her character is interesting and there’s a lot of observations and behaviour that ring true (like her frustrations at the selfishness and ‘taking’ of others), but they’re never really that insightful and she’s not that convincing. The story isn’t particularly interesting either and it goes off on lots of directions that disrupts the pacing and feels muddy.

For zissou14, I'm continuing to choose from your unseen TSPDT films, so I'll go with Providence (1977) as it's another one of my favourites, featuring a great performance by Dirk Bogarde.

1. Footlight Parade (1933)
2. Don't Change Your Husband (1919)
3. Preservation (2014)
4. Sukkubus - den Teufel im Leib (1989)
5. Womb (2010)
6. The Atticus Institute (2015)
7. Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967)
8. Remember the Titans (2000)
9. City After Dark (1980)
10. La sorella di Ursula (1978)
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Post by zissou14 » February 15th, 2019, 1:27 pm

I watched Providence by Alain Resnais. At first, I wasn't sure what was going on but the dialogues and the performances were great so it was easy to enjoy the movie without knowing what's really happening.

mightysparks - The only movie I saw in your list is Remember the Titans but I'm not fond of it so I choose Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967) for you

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Post by beasterne » February 20th, 2019, 3:24 pm

I watched The Invisible Man last night. The special effects in this movie are spectacular. They look great today and they must have been jaw-dropping back in 1933. The story was simple but effective. This is an absolute must-see just for the special effects alone.

zissou14 I'll choose Guess Who's Coming To Dinner for you. I feel like this is definitely just one of those "movies you should have already seen".

Here's my new list:

1. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
2. Legend of Bailiff Sansho (1954)
3. Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
4. La Dolce Vita (1960)
5. Mean Streets (1973)
6. Captain Blood (1935)
7. Great Expectations (1946)
8. Rio Bravo (1959)
9. Richard III (1955)
10. The 39 Steps (1935)

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Post by zissou14 » March 1st, 2019, 2:18 pm

I watched Guess Who's Coming To Dinner. I can see why it's a must see movie and why it's was so important at the time. Personnaly, I found it ok but it's always a pleasure to see Katherine Hepburn.

beasterne I choose Rio Bravo one of the best western ever made and a must see movie

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Post by beasterne » March 12th, 2019, 9:03 pm

Rio Bravo was a bit different than I was expecting. Quentin Tarantino called it the "coolest movie of all time" so I thought it would be more of a slick, fast-paced movie than it was. After I finished it I found a video of Tarantino calling it a "hang out" movie where you feel like you hang out with the characters so much they become your friends. That made a lot more sense to me. It's fairly slow-paced, the plot is pretty basic, but you do spend a lot of time with the characters and get a good idea of what their perspectives are. Overall it was good but not an instant favorite or anything like that.

zissou14 I'll pick The Palm Beach Story for you.

New list:

1. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
2. Legend of Bailiff Sansho (1954)
3. Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
4. La Dolce Vita (1960)
5. Mean Streets (1973)
6. Captain Blood (1935)
7. Great Expectations (1946)
8. Richard III (1955)
9. The 39 Steps (1935)
10. Nanook of the North (1922)

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Post by zissou14 » March 22nd, 2019, 3:10 pm

The Palm Beach Story - I think it was one of the funniest screwball comedy I saw. I though the first half was brilliant but I didn't like the other half as much. I think it's a must see movie.

beasterne I recommend La Dolce Vita for you

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Post by maxwelldeux » March 22nd, 2019, 4:41 pm

zissou14 wrote:
March 22nd, 2019, 3:10 pm
The Palm Beach Story - I think it was one of the funniest screwball comedy I saw. I though the first half was brilliant but I didn't like the other half as much. I think it's a must see movie.
On a side note, I requested that movie from the library 3 Jan 2019... and the person ahead of me lost it. Still haven't seen it.

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Post by clemmetarey » April 28th, 2019, 9:12 pm

L'inhumaine (1924) for zissou.

Seems like the consensus for Edge of Tomorrow (2014) is surprisingly ok. I have to agree as I was expecting worse, but the story flows nicely even though it feels underdeveloped, and it looks fine. But nothing too crazy about the acting, and the ending feels very rush. 5/10

1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
3. Ted (2012)
4. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
5. Iron Man 2 (2010)
6. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) (NEW)
8. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
9. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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Post by Cippenham » August 18th, 2019, 9:22 pm

This has fallen into disuse. I used to use it a lot and was last recommended a long time ago to watch Face to Face the 1976 Bergman film but I couldn’t face it , I feel emotionally strong to watch it now and it is very draining with a psychological breakdown of a female doctor who treats mental health patients. Including hallucinations from her past and disturbing psychological problems and occurrences. Typical Bergman yes but a great film. It is emotionally draining but I survived feeling strong. It’s as powerful as any horror film certainly.

If clemmetarey still needs a recommendation try The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug

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1 Vor 1997
2 Angi Vera 1979
3 Black Robe 1991
4 Family Life 1971
5 Monanieba 1984
6 Utu 1983
7 Lenny 1974
8 Last Exit to Brooklyn 1989
9 A Day in the Life of Joe Egg 1972
10 City of Hope 1991

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Post by beasterne » August 18th, 2019, 11:13 pm

Thank you for resurrecting the thread Cippenham. I started another project that doesn’t lend itself to this kind of movie watching, which is why I haven’t updated in a while (I’m watching a film from every year from 1919 to 2019, just finished 1947). However, La Dolce Vita is slated for 1960, so once I’ve watched it I’ll be sure to update the thread again.

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Post by Cippenham » August 19th, 2019, 4:35 am

If anyone wants to play and has not seen any on my list, pick one at random and post 10 of your own

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Post by clemmetarey » September 7th, 2019, 9:11 pm

Lenny (1974) for Cippenham
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) is a fine film but it feels too long.

1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
3. Ted (2012)
4. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
5. Iron Man 2 (2010)
6. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
8. Prisoners (2013)
9. X-Men (2000)
10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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Post by Cippenham » September 8th, 2019, 3:25 am

Finally thank Clem, see if I can watch it later today..😀

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Post by Cippenham » September 8th, 2019, 12:32 pm

For clemmetarey I choose Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014

I saw Lenny, solid enough and lots of dialogue from what is now an unfunny comedian Lenny Bruce but he was challenging what is acceptable. Now what is acceptable is based on prejudices of other kinds, like political acceptability. But worth seeing just about.

Please choose for me any silent film from the silent era I have not seen that is 120 minutes or less in length and is on at least one official list and is available not lost or just in an archive.

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Post by dr0id » September 25th, 2019, 6:31 pm

Cippenham I nominate for you Shadows (1922).

Here's my 10.

1. Violent Playground
2. Diary of a Shinjuku Theif
3. The Milky Way
4. Entranced Earth
5. The Appaloosa
6. Doctor X
7. Audition
8. Electra, My Love
9. The 39 Steps
10. Nil By Mouth

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Post by Cippenham » September 25th, 2019, 8:36 pm

Thanks 😃

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Post by Cippenham » September 28th, 2019, 7:26 am

I have seen Shadows 1922 which is a great film with Lon Chaney as Chinese laundryman Yon Sin being picked up and taken to a small American coastal town. Great expressions and performances from the cast make this the best silent film I have seen for a long time.

For dr0id I choose The 39 Steps, not sure which version but it’s a good story anyway

I go back to my previous list, if you have not seen any pick one at random

1 Vor 1997
2 Angi Vera 1979
3 Black Robe 1991
4 Family Life 1971
5 Monanieba 1984
6 Utu 1983
7 Charlie Bubbles 1968
8 Last Exit to Brooklyn 1989
9 A Day in the Life of Joe Egg 1972
10 City of Hope 1991

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Post by beasterne » January 5th, 2020, 10:15 pm

I finally watched La Dolce Vita! This movie lived up to the hype in my opinion. The first shot of Jesus flying over Rome suspended from a helicopter was great and the movie stayed at that pitch for the full three hours. Definitely preferred this one to the other Fellini I’ve seen, 8 1/2.

For Cippenham, I’ve seen none of these so I’ll pick the one with my favorite title, Charlie Bubbles

Here’s my new list:

Judgment at Nuremberg - 1961
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? - 1962
Woman in the Dunes - 1964
Doctor Zhivago - 1965
Belle de Jour - 1967
Funny Girl - 1968
The Color of Pomegranates - 1969
Woodstock - 1970
Walkabout - 1971
Last Tango in Paris - 1972

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Post by Cippenham » January 6th, 2020, 9:55 am

Thanks beast its been a long time 😃

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Post by Lakigigar » January 7th, 2020, 6:22 pm

Judgment at Nuremberg for you
Lakigigar wrote:
August 3rd, 2018, 12:34 pm

A top 20 movies most viewed from IMDb that i haven't seen yet (excluding The Godfather part II - reasons stated above, and movies from Star Wars Universum, MCU/DC, AvP, Bond, Tolkien, Star Trek, Hunger Games, Bourne and X-Men Universe, because i prefer to watch on other times, because i need to be sure i have more time available for them as i want to watch those movies on a relatively short time all together from a certain franchise, and because i'm not interested in Star Trek)

1. The Usual Suspects (1995)
2. Braveheart (1995)
3. Léon (1994)
4. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

5. Sin City (2005)
6. 300 (2006)
7. Snatch (2000)
8. Die Hard (1988) -> would prefer to see this during Christmas period
9. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) -> not sure if i can see this as a stand-alone or not, but i'm not interested in seeing the original Mad Max trilogy (yet).
10. Gran Torino (2008)
11. The Big Lebowski (1988)
12. Scarface (1983)
13. Silver Lining Playbooks (2012)

14. Kill Bill vol. 2 (2004) -> if this was recommended i would rewatch vol. 1
15. The Pianist (2002)
16. The King's Speech (2010)
17. How To Train Your Dragon (2010) -> i would probably watch the sequences as well, if this was recommended
18. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

19. Sherlock Holmes (2009) -> i would probably watch the sequence as well, if this was recommended
20. Apocalypse Now (1978)
1. The Godfather part II (would rewatch I as well if this was recommended)
4. Mad Max: Fury Road
5. Snatch
8. Sin City
10. Gran Torino
11. The Big Lebowski
14. Kill Bill vol. 2 (would rewatch Kill Bill vol. 1 for this)
24. Joker
26. Edge of Tomorrow
41. L.A. Confidential

Left franchises and uninteresting movies to me out, except for franchises that are okay / need to watch. I'm going to watch Marvel, Hunger Games, X-Men, Hobbit franchise once, but not now.

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Post by beasterne » January 12th, 2020, 3:47 am

Judgment at Nuremberg was a good watch. It definitely feels like it’s trying to be an Important Movie, but that also worked for me for the most part so that’s fine. I’m sure this movie hit a lot harder back in 1961 when it was so fresh—watching it now in 2020 it kind of felt similar to A Man for All Seasons in that it used a historical setting to examine how character can be challenged by powerful forces. Lots of good performances as well, with Burt Lancaster and Richard Widmark as my two standouts.

Lakigigar I’ll pick Mad Max Fury Road for you; and you don’t need to watch the previous entries to understand it.

New list:

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? - 1962
Shock Corridor - 1963
Woman in the Dunes - 1964
Doctor Zhivago - 1965
Belle de Jour - 1967
Funny Girl - 1968
The Color of Pomegranates - 1969
Woodstock - 1970
Walkabout - 1971
Last Tango in Paris - 1972

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