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They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? (+21st Century) Challenge (Official, June 2020)

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Post by cinephage » June 29th, 2020, 9:51 am

13. First Reformer, by Paul Schrader (2017) 9/10 TSPDT 21stCENT #203

Schrader returns to his spiritual worries, in an updated approach. Quite deep and puzzling.

14. Prima della rivoluzione, by Bernardo Bertolucci (1964) 7/10 TPSD 1000-2000 #721

Great cinematography, an editing that learned a lot from Godard, obviously, and a film that enjoy more for its form than for its story.
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01. He liu, by Tsai Ming-Liang (1997) TPSD #774
02. Zama, by Lucretia Martel (2017) 8/10 TSPDT 21stCENT #61
03. In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden, by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1978) 9/10 TPSD #415
04. Huo zhe / To live, by Zhang Zimou (1994) 8/10 TPSD #915
05. David Holzman's Diary, by Jim McBride (1967) 7/10 TPSD 1000-2000 #590
06. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, de Wes Anderson (2004) 7,5/10 TSPDT 21stCENT #499
07. Nanjing ! Nanjing ! by Lu Chuan (2009) 8/10 TSPDT 21stCENT #555
08. Daughters of the Dust, by Julie Dash (1991) 6/10 TPSD 1000-2000 #8
09. Alice in den Städten, by Wim Wenders (1974) 8/10 TPSD #551
10. The Last Waltz, by Martin Scorcese (1978) 8/10 TPSD 1000-2000 #518
11. Billy Liar, by John Schlesinger (1963) 6/10 TPSD 1000-2000 #851
12. Paris is burning, by Jennie Livingston (1990) 8,5/10 TPSD 1000-2000 #19

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Post by Ebbywebby » June 29th, 2020, 9:58 am

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1. 3-Iron (2004)
2. Husbands (1970)
3. Europe '51 (1952)
4. To Live (1994)
5. Red Sorghum (1987)
6. Dragon Inn (1967)
7. Judex (1963)
8. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
9. Ad Astra (2019)
10. La Cienaga (2001)
11. Dracula (1958)
12. The Reckless Moment (1949)
13. Night and the City (1950)
14. In a Lonely Place (1950)
15. The River (1997)
16. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
17. Cairo Station (1958)
18. By the Bluest of Seas (1936)

19. After Life (1998)

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Post by flavo5000 » June 29th, 2020, 12:57 pm

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116-126. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen E1-11 (1984)
List: TSPDT 1001-2000 #265
So Obgeoff, after I saw you had started watching this one, it actually reminded me that I had planned to watch it this month but had been putting it off due to length. I decided to buckle down and get through it after all though. I'd say your assessment of it is pretty spot on actually. I do think the war years were probably the most interesting episodes (from about ep. 3 to 7) with the series starting to taper off into showing the economic conditions of the area after Paul's return and the various families' soap opera-esque squabbles. The ending did feel very appropriate though. And to your point, my lack of knowledge in Germany's post-war years may have affected my context on the later episodes.
They Do Indeed Shoot PicturesShow
1. Margaret (2011)
2. La promesse (1996)
3. Une chambre en ville a.k.a. A Room In Town (1982)
4. C'eravamo tanto amati a.k.a. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
5. Dung che sai duk a.k.a. Ashes of Time (1994)
6. L'heure d'été a.k.a. Summer Hours (2008)
7. Gruppo di famiglia in un interno a.k.a. Conversation Piece (1974)
8. Akibiyori a.k.a. Late Autumn (1960)
9. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da a.k.a. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (2011)
10. Weekend (2011)
11. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)
12. Sai yau gei: Yut gwong bou haap a.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
13. Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages a.k.a. Code Unknown (2000)
14. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
15. Dong fu ren a.k.a. The Arch (1968)
16. Frank (2014)
17. Kaos (1984)
18. À nos amours (1983)
19. Le voyage du ballon rouge a.k.a. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
20. 7 Women (1966)
21. Like Someone in Love (2012)
22. Locke (2013)
23. Blonde Venus (1932)
24. Tonari no Totoro a.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
25. Sang sattawat a.k.a. Syndromes and a Century (2006)
26. The Wedding March (1928)
27. Il posto (1961)
28-32. O.J.: Made in America E1-5 (2016)
33. Kohayagawa-ke no aki a.k.a. the End of Summer (1961)
34. Hunger (2008)
35. Padre padrone (1977)
36. Lazzaro felice a.k.a. Happy As Lazzaro (2018)
37a. La coquille et le clergyman (1928)
37b. Little Stabs at Happiness (1960)
37c. A Movie (1958)
37d. Rose Hobart (1936)
38. Liàn liàn fengchén a.k.a. Dust in the Wind (1986)
39. Blue (1993)
40. Maps to the Stars (2014)
41. Palombella rossa (1989)
42. Husbands and Wives (1992)
43. Quadrophenia (1979)
44a. Scenes from Under Childhood Section #1 (1967)
44b. Aguaespejo granadino (1955)
44c. De l'origine du XXIe siècle (2000)
45. All or Nothing (2002)
46. Numéro deux (1975)
47. Medium Cool (1969)
48. Ai qing wan sui a.k.a. Vive L'Amour (1994)
49. Accident (1967)
50. Novecento a.k.a. 1900 (1976)
51. Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand a.k.a. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
52. Scarecrow (1973)
53. The Lost City of Z (2016)
54. Der Tod der Maria Malibran a.k.a. The Death of Maria Malibran (1972)
55. De rouille et d'os a.k.a. Rust & Bone (2012)
56. Hai shang hua a.k.a. Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
57-59. Carlos E1-3 (2010)
60. The Gatekeepers (2012)
61. San xia hao ren a.k.a. Still Life (2006)
62. Nicht versöhnt oder Es hilft nur Gewalt, wo Gewalt herrscht a.k.a. Not Reconciled (1965)
63. The Go-Between (1971)
64. Io la conoscevo bene a.k.a. I Knew Her Well (1965)
65. Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
66. Des hommes et des dieux a.k.a. Of Gods and Men (2010)
67. La graine et le mulet a.k.a. The Secret of the Grain (2007)
68. Im Lauf der Zeit a.k.a. Kings of the Road (1976)
69. The Other Side of the Wind (2018)
70. Die Marquise von O... (1976)
71. Les herbes folles a.k.a. Wild Grass (2009)
72. Zama (2017)
73. Phoenix (2014)
74-85. The Wire Season 3 E1-12 (2004).
86. Zui hao de shi guang a.k.a. Three Times (2005)
87. Strangers When We Meet (1960)
88. Under the Volcano (1984)
89. Bloody Sunday (2002)
90. Il sorpasso (1962)
91. Sorcerer (1977)
92. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
93. Chelsea Girls (1966)
94. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
95. Tian zhu ding a.k.a. A Touch of Sin (2013)
96. Qing mei zhu ma a.k.a. Taipei Story (1985)
97. Che: Part One (2008)
98. Che: Part Two (2008)
99. Le rayon vert a.k.a. Summer (1986)
100. Lourdes (2009)
101. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
102. Milyang a.k.a. Secret Sunshine (2007)
103. La peau douce a.k.a. The Soft Skin (1964)
104. He liu a.k.a. The River (1997)
105. A Single Man (2009)
106. Copie conforme a.k.a. Certified Copy (2010)
107. This Is England (2006)
108. The Farewell (2019)
109. Khrustalyov, mashinu! a.k.a. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
110. Shi a.k.a. Poetry (2010)
111. My Way Home (1978)
112. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
113. Dead of Night (1945)
114. 20th Century Women (2016)
115. L'enfance nue a.k.a. Naked Childhood (1968)
116-126 Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen E1-11 (1984)

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Post by sol » June 29th, 2020, 2:02 pm

Superstar: The TSP Challenge StoryShow
1. Strangers When We Meet (1960) TSPDT #958
2. Ride the High Country (1962) TSPDT #912
3. Heaven Knows What (2014) TSP 21C #698
4. Handsworth Songs (1987) TSPDT #1878
5. Yôjinbô / Yojimbo (1961) TSPDT #404 REVISION
6. The Crying Game (1992) TSPDT #1384
7. Seven Samurai (1954) TSPDT #10
8. Hustle & Flow (2005) TSP 21C #822
9. Hatari! (1962) TSPDT #586
10. Elf (2003) TSP 21C #480
11. Amy (2015) TSP 21C #709
12. Senna (2010) TSP 21C #546
13. Climax (2018) TSP 21C #989
14. Shirkers (2018) TSP 21C #987
15. Wild River (1960) TSPDT #1608
16. The Artist (2011) TSP 21C #250 REVISION
17. Angel Face (1953) TSPDT #1399
18. Blancanieves (2012) TSP 21C #909
19. Certain Women (2016) TSP 21C #212
20. 20th Century Women (2016) TSP 21C #797
21. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) TSPDT #1559 REVISION
22. For a Few Dollars More (1965) TSPDT #1797
23. The Honeymoon Killers (1970) TSPDT #1623
24. Dragon Inn (1967) TSPDT #1427
25. Oh! Uomo! (2004) TSP 21C #702
26. The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (1966) TSPDT #139
27. O.J.: Made in America: Ep. 1 (2016) TSP 21C #344
28. O.J.: Made in America: Ep. 2 (2016) TSP 21C #344
29. O.J.: Made in America: Ep. 3 (2016) TSP 21C #344
30. O.J.: Made in America: Ep. 4 (2016) TSP 21C #344
31. O.J.: Made in America: Ep. 5 (2016) TSP 21C #344

32. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988) TSPDT #1795

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Well, this was different; for those who don't know, the singer's life and battles with anorexia are depicted using dolls here. I wouldn't call the film a comedy (unlike the comments on the film's iCM page) but the whole doll thing did make it a bit hard for me to take it seriously. I actually tried looking away for certain stretches, and the film worked better for me as a flow of intimate conversations and good music. The dolls just seemed odd to me.

And that is it for me this month. :sweat: Thanks for hosting, Trav! :poshclap: I really enjoyed all of the daily stat updates that you provided throughout the month and the ways you kept changing between reporting different stats. It really makes me wish that I could have dedicated more time to this challenge. Alas, with only 26 hours left and two other Official Challenges running this month, I have to throw my watching priorities elsewhere. But this was really cool; great job hosting!
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Post by erde » June 29th, 2020, 2:47 pm

45. 2046 (2004), TSPDT, #865

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1. Near dark (1987), TSPDT, #730
2. U samogo sinego morya (1936), TSPDT, #716
3. Blue (1993), TSPDT, #798
4. Edvard Munch (1974), TSPDT, #708
5. L’enfant sauvage (1970), TSPDT, #727
6. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da (2011), TSPDT, #706
7. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), TSPDT, #742
8. Il grido (1957), TSPDT, #744
9. Yuki yukite, shingun (1987), TSPDT, #721
10. Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959), TSPDT, #731
11. Sauve qui peut (la vie) (1980), TSPDT, #769
12. Deep End (1970), TSPDT, #780
13. Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach (1968), TSPDT, #755
14. Ma lu tian shi (1937), TSPDT, #764
15. C’eravamo tanto amati (1974), TSPDT, #745
16. O Bandido da Luz Vermelha (1968), TSPDT, #797
17. Uccellacci e uccellini (1966), TSPDT, #781
18. Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980), TSPDT, #900
19. Iracema - Uma Transa Amazônica (1975), TSPDT, #766
20. Vale Abrãao (1993), #782
21. The Last Detail (1973), TSPDT, #762
22. Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979), TSPDT, #790
23. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), TSPDT, #784
24. The Long Day Closes (1992), TSPDT, #754
25. Portrait of Jason (1967), TSPDT, #768
26. La genou de Claire (1970), TSPDT, #724
27. La noire de… (1966), TSPDT, #834
28. La femme d’à côté (1981), TSPDT, #726
29. Les deux Anglaises et le continent (1971), TSPDT, #794
30. Sicilia! (1999), TSPDT, #861
31. Moi, un noir (1958), TSPDT, #896
32. La nuit du carrefour (1932), TSPDT, #894
33. News from Home (1977), TSPDT, #805
34. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965), TSPDT, #813
35. REWATCH: Stagecoach (1939), TSPDT, #136
36. 7 Women (1966), TSPDT, #828
37. Morocco (1930), TSPDT, #832
38. Shanghai Express (1932), TSPDT, #975
39. The Hart of London (1970), TSPDT, #919
40. Bab el hadid (1958), TSPDT, #989
41. Fata Morgana (1971), TSPDT, #863
42. Le bonheur (1965), TSPDT, #802
43. La montaña sagrada (1973), TSPDT, #804
44. The Ladykillers (1955), TSPDT, #809
45. 2046 (2004), TSPDT, #865
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Post by OldAle1 » June 29th, 2020, 3:34 pm

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1. Bend It Like Beckham (Gurinder Chadha, 2002) 21stCENTURY
2. Ocean's Eleven (Steven Soderbergh, 2001) 21stCENTURY
3. Wutei jiemei / Two Stage Sisters (Jin Xie, 1964) 1001-2000
4. Bamboozled (Spike Lee, 2000) 21stCENTURY
5. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012) 21stCENTURY, Top 1000
6. Angst essen Seele auf / Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974) Top 1000

I've wanted to see this for a long time, in significant part because of writings by Jonathan Rosenbaum and others, comparing it with both Sirk, who I've really grown to love, in particular All That Heaven Allows, and Todd Haynes' Far From Heaven, another close variation on the theme. In fact I had planned to watch them all in a row while my mom was still alive - we had watched the Sirk film years ago and she loved that - but it never happened. But the other two films are still pretty strong in memory, so reflections on them and on the theme in general were inevitable.

And what is the theme? On the surface, an illicit - or at least highly disapproved of - love relationship; in the Sirk film, it's an older wealthy woman and a younger man, in the Haynes film it's an older wealthy woman and a similarly-aged black man; and here it's an older working-class woman and a black African immigrant. So a combination of race, age, and class figures into all of these films in some way, and we cannot leave out sexuality - Rock Hudson, who played the younger man in All That Heaven Allows, was a closeted gay man; there is a secondary gay relationship in Haynes' film, and Haynes is gay himself, and Fassbinder's film stars El Hedi Ben Salam, with whom the director was having a relationship. A potent mix of all kinds of "outsider" characters and attitudes then is at work in all three films, and taken together they present a complex portrait of what it is like to have to face societal pressures and narrow-mindedness, and how much "fear eats the soul" even in the strongest of wills when the world is against you. I didn't know any real details about this film apart from the basics, and I have to say I was rather surprised that it is ultimately somewhat optimistic and has what might almost be called a happy ending - surprised both because this is rare in Fassbinder, and because Haynes' later film is much more dour overall. I though Haynes probably got the gloom from Fassbinder (the Sirk film, being made during the height of the Production Code, is of course not as pessimistic on it's surface as a later film could be), but now I think it comes from somewhere else. In any case this is a beautiful film - full of rich, saturated colors and great music and two great performances (Brigitte Mira as the middle-aged cleaning woman) at it's center, and I suspect that it's the humaneness of the film - in comparison with the often very dark and cynical tone of much of the director's other work - that has propelled it into being his most popular and well-loved work. I loved it myself, though in the end it felt just a tiny bit thin to me - I would have liked an ending that was a bit...more? I'm not sure exactly how to put it. The rather quick wrap-up was a bit disconcerting, I guess. Still great, just not, on one viewing anyway, as great as a couple of the director's other films.

7. Le fantôme de la liberté / The Phantom of Liberty (Luis Buñuel, 1974) Top 1000

Buñuel in high surrealism mode, with elements that get into full-on farce at times, though the weirdness is never far away. The narrative is one of my favorite types, the rondelay - the most notable example being Ophüs' La ronde - where one story leads into the next unrelated bit through the actions of one character; in this case it's usually just one character sort of running off from whatever group or story he's been part of and getting involved with something else. I only dimly remember Slacker but that might be a closer example. In any Buñuel certainly doesn't have any of the particular philosophical musings of either Ophüls or Linklater in mind here, he is as usual more interested in pure anarchy and absurdist comedy. We may all be connected, but we are such a crazy species that it takes a God's eye view to see it, and even then it's not really possible to understand. My favorite bits are probably the sniper/poet, and the absolutely wonderful sequence with the family whose daughter has disappeared - except that she hasn't. This was enormous fun, probably the most purely delightful film I've seen in weeks or months, and certainly one of my 3-4 favorite films from the director - maybe at the top right now, give that I haven't seen a lot of his other classics for decades.

8. Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma, 1974) Top 1000

Typical De Palma flash, with all the "substance" being it's many nods to previous films and stories in the horror genre, most obviously of course "The Phantom of the Opera" but also "Frankenstein", "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "Faust". Oh, and it's a musical comedy - predating The Rocky Horror Picture Show by a year. I do have to give it to the film that, for all the homages to other works (there's also a bit of set painting that looks a lot like similar pieces in the original Caligari), it does have a certain personal nature to it - that of the struggling artist being destroyed by a thieving producer - and the acting and some of the songs do help make it fairly enjoyable, and it never really wore out it's welcome. But at the end, like most of the director's films, it went down like a nice bar of chocolate with just a slightly stale and dull center.

9. Mädchen in Uniform / Girls in Uniform (Leontine Sagan, 1931) 1001-2000

TCM. Another film I've known about forever, and probably came close to watching back when I was more interested in German Expressionism than anything else - but that was in the late 80s and it may not have been available then. This is a really fine work about life in a repressive girls' school, and the passion that a new girl develops for one of her teachers. It does have certain Expressionist elements - a few moments of lighting in the night sequences, and that big open stairway that figures quite prominently - but overall this is certainly more naturalistic than most of the famous German films that immediately precede it, and of course it's a film of social consciousness, as much about the brutal nature of the Prussian attitudes towards conformity and discipline as it is about "the love that dare not speak it's name". I'm not entirely sure I liked the ending but the fact that I was expecting a different one - and B. Ruby Rich, who was the guest host, comments about how the original play from which this was adapted had that ending that I thought would be there. I liked what she said, and perhaps it's good that in this case
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suicide by the girl was replaced with defeat for the brutal headmistress
. I don't know, still thinking about it.

10. Den-en ni shishu / Pastoral: To Die in the Country (Shûji Terayama, 1974) 1001-2000

Another work of surrealism - a surreal re-imagining of the director's childhood, with Felliniesque carnival elements; one (negative) review I read also compares it unfavorably with Jodorowsky, which I can sort of see. It's a 30something film director's analysis of and close approach to the dream-world of his youth, with naturally sex and death heavily involved as they probably are for all teenagers in the world. Hard for me to say much more about this one right now - this was my first film from Terayama and while it was very impressive, and very beautiful - lots of heavily saturated colors, and interesting use of color filters - I really don't know what to make of it. I did like the way, towards the end, the current-day 30-something director (well, an actor playing him) essentially enters the past-dream-world to interrogate his younger self, and possibly to kill his mother so that he won't exist anymore. A popular science fiction concept but one I don't recall seeing in this kind of more down-to-earth fantasy (if that's a meaningful phrase) before.

11. Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins, 1974) Top 1000

210 minute 2-part version; actually my copy ran closer to 220 minutes but that is probably just a PAL/NTSC difference. Several years in the life of the great Norwegian painter, between roughly 1882-95, with flashbacks to childhood. Well, not flashbacks, exactly; Watkins' technique is pretty far from conventional "well this is how I remember it" storytelling, and in fact this film probably comes closer to the Proustian ideal of capturing the past and present at the same time, of memories and the modern thought interlocking seamlessly, than any other film I've seen (including two actual Proust adaptations). We see Munch's growth from a deeply self-doubting artist into one who has the strength to fend off the severe and often insulting criticism regularly hurled at him, and we simultaneously live with a man who cannot get over a rejection from a woman he only knew for a short while, who keeps recurring regularly, at any moment, all the time; who cannot get over the rejection from his father, the severity and brutality of his father, the religious conservatism and obstinacy of his father, which keeps recurring, regularly, at any moment, all the time. And we see this not only in Munch but in friends like August Strindberg, and we see how these deep, never-healed scars are slathered over with the paint of drinking and smoking and drugs, with how rejection from women - often because of unhealthy obsession, as is certainly obvious in Munch - leads to scars slathered over with sexism, misogyny, cynicism. And we see all this in Munch's work, from early realistic sketches through flirtations with impressionism and finally an expressionism or symbolism which he is known for today. And we see the restlessness of this man who cannot let go of his past, and how the work, and the drinking, and the brief affairs keep him going, keep him moving, keep him alive but never let him rest.

This is likely the greatest portrait of an artist I've ever seen, and one of the greatest films I've ever seen, period. If I haven't said anything about Watkins's style, it's really because it's not much different from that in his other films (and I've seen most of them now and really can't wait to go through the rest), and because that style - English narration (by the director), non-professional actors speaking in their own languages (mostly Norwegian, Swedish and German), scenes that have a documentary quality, with characters looking straight into the camera while answering questions about the artist, or his family, or friends - became rapidly invisible to me, as I felt myself pulled into the world of this exceptional artist and deeply tortured human in a way that almost never happens. I was with Edvard Munch for almost four hours, and I am much the better for it, and I will miss him now that he is only part of my memory.

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Post by Traveller » June 29th, 2020, 3:42 pm

sol wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 2:02 pm
And that is it for me this month. :sweat: Thanks for hosting, Trav! :poshclap: I really enjoyed all of the daily stat updates that you provided throughout the month and the ways you kept changing between reporting different stats. It really makes me wish that I could have dedicated more time to this challenge. Alas, with only 26 hours left and two other Official Challenges running this month, I have to throw my watching priorities elsewhere. But this was really cool; great job hosting!
Hosting this challenge made me realize and appreciate how much effort and work goes into hosting; and this was merely a moderately active challenge without any bonus challenge and only easy-to-track stats. Hosting those super popular challenges, including crazy bonus challenges and stats, and/or doing that several times a year –– hats off to everyone keeping these challenges active and fun. :worship:
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by Traveller » June 29th, 2020, 3:46 pm

OP updated.
No more cycling through stats for the last two days. I’ll make a final post with a review of all stats at the end of the challenge in a few days.
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by Traveller » June 29th, 2020, 3:51 pm

101. Samson and Delilah (1949) - 6/10
102. The Beaches of Agnès (2008) - 7/10
103. The Lady with the Dog (1960) - 7/10
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by Knaldskalle » June 29th, 2020, 6:05 pm

I just realized that the only two movies I've watched this month qualify for this challenge, so here goes:

1. Roma (Cuaron, 2018). 21st Century list. This was gorgeously filmed and pretty interesting, but it did feel slightly disconnected from the people in it, somehow.

2. Best of Youth (Giordana, 2003). 21st Century and 1k-2k lists. A long movie that took me weeks to get through, not because it was bad, but I had to be "in the mood." Second half is better than the first, which is pretty good.
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Post by Traveller » June 30th, 2020, 4:22 am

104. To Be and to Have (2002) - 7/10
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Post by allisoncm » June 30th, 2020, 6:08 am

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1. Climax (2018, 21st Century) 2/10 Noe’s motif of kicking pregnant women is really getting old. Despite one impressive dance number, this was a masturbatory exercise stemming from the director’s derangement.
2. Vitalina Varela (2019, 21st Century) 1/10
3. Frank (2014, 21st Century) 6/10
4. Petition (2009, 21st Century) 6/10
5. Oh! Uomo (2004, 21st Century) 4/10
6. Un lac (2008, 21st Century) 1/10
7. An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012, 21st Century) 6.25/10
8. Import Export (2007, 21st Century) 1/10
9. Hat Wolff von Amerongen Konkursdelikte begangen?/ Wolff Von Amerongen: Did He Commit Bancruptcy Offences?(2004, 21st century) 5/10
10. Forest of Bliss (1986, TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000) 2/10
11. O Som ao Redor / Neighboring Sounds (2012, 21st century) 3/10
12. Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. / Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures / (2001, 21st century) Very good discussion. Hard to rate.
13. La Danse (2009, 21st century) 5.5/10
14. Banditi a Orgosolo (1961, TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000) 5.5/10
15. Viola (2012, 21st century) 6/10
16. La mort de Louis XIV/ The Death of Louis XIV (2016, 21st Century) 5/10
17. Son frère (2003, 21st Century) 5/10
18. Dreams of a Life (2011, 21st Century)
19. Kill List (2011, 21st Century) 5/10
20. Trudno byt bogom (2013, 21st Century) 1/10 Absolute useless drivel. I wanted to give up on it during the first hour, but I had already spent a Kanopy credit on it.
21. Fong juk / Exiled (2006, 21st Century) 3/10
22. Two Rode Together (1961, TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000) 2/10
23. Nanjing! Nanjing! AKA City of Life and Death AKA ‘南京!南京!’ Directed by Lu Chuan (2009, 21st Century) 5/10
24. L'ora di religione (Il sorriso di mia madre) (2002, 21st Century) 5.5/10
25. Samson and Delilah (2009, 21st Century) bleak is a nice word for it
26. Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind (2007, 21st Century) 7/10
27. Le Dernier des injustes / The Last of the Unjust ( (2007, 21st Century) it could have been shortened but it was very powerful

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Post by Ebbywebby » June 30th, 2020, 6:23 am

OldAle1 wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 3:34 pm
5. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012) 21stCENTURY, Top 1000
6. Angst essen Seele auf / Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974) Top 1000
7. Le fantôme de la liberté / The Phantom of Liberty (Luis Buñuel, 1974) Top 1000
8. Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma, 1974) Top 1000
10. Den-en ni shishu / Pastoral: To Die in the Country (Shûji Terayama, 1974) 1001-2000
11. Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins, 1974) Top 1000
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Post by Prat » June 30th, 2020, 6:24 am

93. Tystnaden (1963) - TSPDT #601
94. Muriel ou Le temps d'un retour (1963) - TSPDT #503
95. Masculin féminin (1966) - TSPDT #511

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1. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 4 - TSPDT #331
2. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 5 - TSPDT #331
3. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu (2005) - TSPDT #420
4. Dont Look Back (1967) - TSPDT #392
5. Heaven's Gate (1980) - TSPDT #400
6. À nos amours (1983) - TSPDT #397
7. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 6 - TSPDT #331
8. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 7 - TSPDT #331
9. Tirez sur le pianiste (1960) - TSPDT #412
10. Charulata (1964) - TSPDT #418
11. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 8 - TSPDT #331
12. Le chagrin et la pitié (1969) - TSPDT #426
13. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 9 - TSPDT #331
14. In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden (1978) - TSPDT #415
15. Punch-Drunk Love (2002) - TSPDT #421 & 21st Century #34
16. Opening Night (1977) - TSPDT #423
17. Man of Aran (1934) - TSPDT #422
18. Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960) - TSPDT #425
19. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 10 - TSPDT #331
20. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 11 - TSPDT #331
21. Francesco, giullare di Dio (1950) - TSPDT #441
22. Accattone (1961) - TSPDT #446
23. Novecento (1976) - TSPDT #407
24. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 12 - TSPDT #331
25. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Episode 13 - TSPDT #331
26. Grey Gardens (1975) - TSPDT #479
27. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - Final Episode - TSPDT #331
28. El sol del membrillo (1992) - TSPDT #327
29. Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) - Scene 1 - TSPDT #434
30. Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) - Scene 2 - TSPDT #434
31. Topio stin omihli (1988) - TSPDT #409
32. Chelsea Girls (1966) - TSPDT #470
33a. Skazka skazok (1979) - TSPDT #571 [short]
33b. Outer Space (1999) - TSPDT #997 [short]
33c. Scorpio Rising (1963) - TSPDT #585 [short] (total runtime : 67 minutes)
34. Naked (1993) - TSPDT #450
35. Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) - Scene 3 - TSPDT #434
36. Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) - Scene 4 - TSPDT #434
37. Melancholia (2011) - TSPDT #465 & 21st Century #24
38. Tiexi qu (2002) - TSPDT #342 & 21st Century #27
39. Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) - Scene 5 - TSPDT #434
40. Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) - Scene 6 (final scene) - TSPDT #434
41. Pyaasa (1957) - TSPDT #468
42. Safe (1995) - TSPDT #472
43. Limite (1931) - TSPDT #477
44. Huang tu di (1984) - TSPDT #353
45. Nun va Goldoon (1996) - TSPDT #442
46. The Lady from Shanghai (1947) - TSPDT #459
47. French Cancan (1955) - TSPDT #473
48. Sans toit ni loi (1985) - TSPDT #478
49-56. Out 1, noli me tangere (1971) - TSPDT #451
57. La hora de los hornos: Notas y testimonios sobre el neocolonialismo, la violencia y la liberación (1968) - TSPDT #454
58. Inland Empire (2006) - TSPDT #486 & 21st #43
59. Vargtimmen (1968) - TSPDT #485
60. Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960) (1961) - TSPDT #487
61. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 3 & 4 - TSPDT #527 [total runtime : 69 minutes]
62. India Song (1975) - TSPDT #490
63. Short Cuts (1993) - TSPDT #496
64a. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 5 - TSPDT #527
64b. Les maîtres fous (1957) - TSPDT #796 [total runtime : 71 minutes]
65. Bad ma ra khahad bord (1999) - TSPDT #499
66. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 6 - TSPDT #527
67. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 7 - TSPDT #527
68. Orlando (1992) - TSPDT #500
69. Nattvardsgästerna (1963) - TSPDT #507
70. Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974) - TSPDT #537
71. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 8 - TSPDT #527
72. Bigger Than Life (1956) - TSPDT #554
73. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 9 - TSPDT #527
74. Les vampires (1915) - Episode 10 (final episode) - TSPDT #527
75. My Own Private Idaho (1991) - TSPDT #564
76. Raising Arizona (1987) - TSPDT #565
77. Local Hero (1983) - TSPDT #569
78. Rushmore (1998) - TSPDT #589
79. The Fly (1986) - TSPDT #591
80. San xia hao ren (2006) - TSPDT #599 & 21st Century #52
81. W.R. - Misterije organizma (1971) - TSPDT #694
82. The Circus (1928) - TSPDT #700
83. Crumb (1994) - TSPDT #760
84. Ôdishon (1999) - TSPDT #689
85. Love Me Tonight (1932) - TSPDT #603
86. Krótki film o zabijaniu (1988) - TSPDT #723
87. Le quai des brumes (1938) - TSPDT #816
88. Get Carter (1971) - TSPDT #921
89. Seven Chances (1925) - TSPDT #622
90. The Nutty Professor (1963) - TSPDT #962
91. Dom za vesanje (1988) - TSPDT #873
92. Portrait of Jason (1967) - TSPDT #768
93. Tystnaden (1963) - TSPDT #601
94. Muriel ou Le temps d'un retour (1963) - TSPDT #503
95. Masculin féminin (1966) - TSPDT #511

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Post by Obgeoff » June 30th, 2020, 9:19 am

129. The Go-Between (1971, Losey) 7
130. Boys Don't Cry (1999, Peirce) 7
131. Gunga Din (1939, Stevens) 5
132. Gloria (1980, Cassavetes) 8
133. Serpico (1973, Lumet) 9
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Post by Ebbywebby » June 30th, 2020, 10:14 am

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1. 3-Iron (2004)
2. Husbands (1970)
3. Europe '51 (1952)
4. To Live (1994)
5. Red Sorghum (1987)
6. Dragon Inn (1967)
7. Judex (1963)
8. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
9. Ad Astra (2019)
10. La Cienaga (2001)
11. Dracula (1958)
12. The Reckless Moment (1949)
13. Night and the City (1950)
14. In a Lonely Place (1950)
15. The River (1997)
16. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
17. Cairo Station (1958)
18. By the Bluest of Seas (1936)
19. After Life (1998)
20. Une Histoire de Vent (1988)

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Post by zzzorf » June 30th, 2020, 10:29 am

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1. The Untouchables (1987, #1548) - 6/10
2. Under the Skin (2013, #1001) - 2/10
3. Repulsion (1965, #429) - 5/10 (double)
4. Incendies (2010, 21st #503) - 6/10
5. Touki-Bouki (1973, #300) - 5/10
6. La caza (1966, #1749) - 5/10 (double)

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Post by flavo5000 » June 30th, 2020, 12:32 pm

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127. Un conte de Noël a.k.a. A Christmas Tale (2008)
List: TSPDT 21st #198

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128. Saraband (2003)
List: TSPDT #928, TSPDT 21st #150

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129. Fearless (1993)
List: TSPDT 1001-2000 #947
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1. Margaret (2011)
2. La promesse (1996)
3. Une chambre en ville a.k.a. A Room In Town (1982)
4. C'eravamo tanto amati a.k.a. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
5. Dung che sai duk a.k.a. Ashes of Time (1994)
6. L'heure d'été a.k.a. Summer Hours (2008)
7. Gruppo di famiglia in un interno a.k.a. Conversation Piece (1974)
8. Akibiyori a.k.a. Late Autumn (1960)
9. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da a.k.a. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (2011)
10. Weekend (2011)
11. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)
12. Sai yau gei: Yut gwong bou haap a.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
13. Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages a.k.a. Code Unknown (2000)
14. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
15. Dong fu ren a.k.a. The Arch (1968)
16. Frank (2014)
17. Kaos (1984)
18. À nos amours (1983)
19. Le voyage du ballon rouge a.k.a. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
20. 7 Women (1966)
21. Like Someone in Love (2012)
22. Locke (2013)
23. Blonde Venus (1932)
24. Tonari no Totoro a.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
25. Sang sattawat a.k.a. Syndromes and a Century (2006)
26. The Wedding March (1928)
27. Il posto (1961)
28-32. O.J.: Made in America E1-5 (2016)
33. Kohayagawa-ke no aki a.k.a. the End of Summer (1961)
34. Hunger (2008)
35. Padre padrone (1977)
36. Lazzaro felice a.k.a. Happy As Lazzaro (2018)
37a. La coquille et le clergyman (1928)
37b. Little Stabs at Happiness (1960)
37c. A Movie (1958)
37d. Rose Hobart (1936)
38. Liàn liàn fengchén a.k.a. Dust in the Wind (1986)
39. Blue (1993)
40. Maps to the Stars (2014)
41. Palombella rossa (1989)
42. Husbands and Wives (1992)
43. Quadrophenia (1979)
44a. Scenes from Under Childhood Section #1 (1967)
44b. Aguaespejo granadino (1955)
44c. De l'origine du XXIe siècle (2000)
45. All or Nothing (2002)
46. Numéro deux (1975)
47. Medium Cool (1969)
48. Ai qing wan sui a.k.a. Vive L'Amour (1994)
49. Accident (1967)
50. Novecento a.k.a. 1900 (1976)
51. Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand a.k.a. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
52. Scarecrow (1973)
53. The Lost City of Z (2016)
54. Der Tod der Maria Malibran a.k.a. The Death of Maria Malibran (1972)
55. De rouille et d'os a.k.a. Rust & Bone (2012)
56. Hai shang hua a.k.a. Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
57-59. Carlos E1-3 (2010)
60. The Gatekeepers (2012)
61. San xia hao ren a.k.a. Still Life (2006)
62. Nicht versöhnt oder Es hilft nur Gewalt, wo Gewalt herrscht a.k.a. Not Reconciled (1965)
63. The Go-Between (1971)
64. Io la conoscevo bene a.k.a. I Knew Her Well (1965)
65. Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
66. Des hommes et des dieux a.k.a. Of Gods and Men (2010)
67. La graine et le mulet a.k.a. The Secret of the Grain (2007)
68. Im Lauf der Zeit a.k.a. Kings of the Road (1976)
69. The Other Side of the Wind (2018)
70. Die Marquise von O... (1976)
71. Les herbes folles a.k.a. Wild Grass (2009)
72. Zama (2017)
73. Phoenix (2014)
74-85. The Wire Season 3 E1-12 (2004).
86. Zui hao de shi guang a.k.a. Three Times (2005)
87. Strangers When We Meet (1960)
88. Under the Volcano (1984)
89. Bloody Sunday (2002)
90. Il sorpasso (1962)
91. Sorcerer (1977)
92. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
93. Chelsea Girls (1966)
94. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
95. Tian zhu ding a.k.a. A Touch of Sin (2013)
96. Qing mei zhu ma a.k.a. Taipei Story (1985)
97. Che: Part One (2008)
98. Che: Part Two (2008)
99. Le rayon vert a.k.a. Summer (1986)
100. Lourdes (2009)
101. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
102. Milyang a.k.a. Secret Sunshine (2007)
103. La peau douce a.k.a. The Soft Skin (1964)
104. He liu a.k.a. The River (1997)
105. A Single Man (2009)
106. Copie conforme a.k.a. Certified Copy (2010)
107. This Is England (2006)
108. The Farewell (2019)
109. Khrustalyov, mashinu! a.k.a. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
110. Shi a.k.a. Poetry (2010)
111. My Way Home (1978)
112. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
113. Dead of Night (1945)
114. 20th Century Women (2016)
115. L'enfance nue a.k.a. Naked Childhood (1968)
116-126 Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen E1-11 (1984)
127. Un conte de Noël a.k.a. A Christmas Tale (2008)
128. Saraband (2003)
129. Fearless (1993)
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Post by Obgeoff » June 30th, 2020, 1:31 pm

Think that should be 126 to 129 flavo.

I agree with you on the ending of Heimat, I liked how it was handled.
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Post by erde » June 30th, 2020, 1:57 pm

46. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000), TSPDT, #860

Well, this surely was a great film to finish this challenge for me. What a wonderful ride!

Thanks a lot, Traveller, for hosting this challenge! Everything went smoothly, and I really enjoyed the daily stats.

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1. Near dark (1987), TSPDT, #730
2. U samogo sinego morya (1936), TSPDT, #716
3. Blue (1993), TSPDT, #798
4. Edvard Munch (1974), TSPDT, #708
5. L’enfant sauvage (1970), TSPDT, #727
6. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da (2011), TSPDT, #706
7. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), TSPDT, #742
8. Il grido (1957), TSPDT, #744
9. Yuki yukite, shingun (1987), TSPDT, #721
10. Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959), TSPDT, #731
11. Sauve qui peut (la vie) (1980), TSPDT, #769
12. Deep End (1970), TSPDT, #780
13. Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach (1968), TSPDT, #755
14. Ma lu tian shi (1937), TSPDT, #764
15. C’eravamo tanto amati (1974), TSPDT, #745
16. O Bandido da Luz Vermelha (1968), TSPDT, #797
17. Uccellacci e uccellini (1966), TSPDT, #781
18. Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980), TSPDT, #900
19. Iracema - Uma Transa Amazônica (1975), TSPDT, #766
20. Vale Abrãao (1993), #782
21. The Last Detail (1973), TSPDT, #762
22. Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari (1979), TSPDT, #790
23. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), TSPDT, #784
24. The Long Day Closes (1992), TSPDT, #754
25. Portrait of Jason (1967), TSPDT, #768
26. La genou de Claire (1970), TSPDT, #724
27. La noire de… (1966), TSPDT, #834
28. La femme d’à côté (1981), TSPDT, #726
29. Les deux Anglaises et le continent (1971), TSPDT, #794
30. Sicilia! (1999), TSPDT, #861
31. Moi, un noir (1958), TSPDT, #896
32. La nuit du carrefour (1932), TSPDT, #894
33. News from Home (1977), TSPDT, #805
34. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965), TSPDT, #813
35. REWATCH: Stagecoach (1939), TSPDT, #136
36. 7 Women (1966), TSPDT, #828
37. Morocco (1930), TSPDT, #832
38. Shanghai Express (1932), TSPDT, #975
39. The Hart of London (1970), TSPDT, #919
40. Bab el hadid (1958), TSPDT, #989
41. Fata Morgana (1971), TSPDT, #863
42. Le bonheur (1965), TSPDT, #802
43. La montaña sagrada (1973), TSPDT, #804
44. The Ladykillers (1955), TSPDT, #809
45. 2046 (2004), TSPDT, #865
46. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000), TSPDT, #860
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Post by jdidaco » June 30th, 2020, 2:54 pm

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19. Yukinojô henge (An Actor's Revenge, Kon Ichikawa, 1963) 9.5/10 (RV)
20. Tôkyô nagaremono (Tokyo Drifter, Seijun Suzuki, 1966) 9/10 (RV)

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That's it for me! Thanks again for hosting, Traveller!

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1. Wutai jiemei (Two Stage Sisters, Xie Jin, 1964) 8.5/10
2. Two for the Road (Stanley Donen, 1967) 8.5/10 (RV)
3. La caduta degli dei (Götterdämmerung) (The Damned, Luchino Visconti, 1969) 8/10 (RV)
4. Du zhan (Drug War, Johnnie To, 2012) 8/10
5. Primary (Robert Drew, 1960) 8/10
6. Dog Star Man (Stan Brakhage, 1964) 9.5/10 (RV)
7. Accident (Joseph Losey, 1967) 9/10 (RV)
8. Ni na bian ji dian (What Time Is It There?, Tsai Ming-liang, 2001) 9/10 (RV)
9. Strangers When We Meet (Richard Quine, 1960) 9.5/10 (RV)
10. Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1964) 10/10 (RV)
11. Gamlet (Hamlet, Grigoriy Kozintsev, 1964) 10/10 (RV)
12. Campanadas a medianoche/Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight) (Orson Welles, 1965) 10/10 (RV)
13. Le sang d'un poète (The Blood of a Poet, Jean Cocteau, 1930) 10/10 (RV)
14. Orphée (Orpheus, Jean Cocteau, 1950) 9.5/10 (RV)
15. Le testament d'Orphée ou ne me demandez pas pourquoi (Testament of Orpheus, Jean Cocteau, 1960) 9.5/10 (RV)
16. Une femme douce (A Gentle Woman, Robert Bresson, 1969) 9/10 (RV)
17. 2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle (2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, Jean-Luc Godard, 1967) 9/10 (RV)
18. Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach (The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, 1968) 10/10 (RV)

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Post by Melvelet » June 30th, 2020, 3:03 pm

19. Forest of Bliss 1986 6/10 TSPDT1001-2000
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1. Masculin féminin 1966 — a.k.a. Masculine-Feminine 6/10
2. Carnival of Souls 1962 8/10
3. Charulata 1964 — a.k.a. The Lonely Wife 8-/10
4. To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 9-/10
5. Lolita 1962 8-/10
6. Tini zabutykh predkiv 1964 — a.k.a. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors 8/10
7. David Holzman's Diary 1967 8-/10 TSPDT #1590
8. Il deserto rosso 1964 — a.k.a. Red Desert 8-/10 #304
9. La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV 1966 — a.k.a. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV 6/10
10. Campanadas a medianoche 1965 — a.k.a. Chimes at Midnight 6/10
11. The Misfits 1961 9/10
12. Salesman 1969 7/10
13. Céline et Julie vont en bateau: Phantom Ladies... 1974 — a.k.a. Celine and Julie Go Boating 8/10
14. Flaming Creatures 1963 5/10
15. Ma nuit chez Maud 1969 — a.k.a. My Night at Maud's 8/10
16. Les demoiselles de Rochefort 1967 — a.k.a. The Young Girls of Rochefort 6/10 (TSPDT)
17. Assault on Precinct 13 1976 7/10 (TSPDT)
18. Touki Bouki 1973 8/10 REWATCH TSPDT
19. Forest of Bliss 1986 6/10 TSPDT1001-2000

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Post by Traveller » June 30th, 2020, 3:38 pm

flavo5000 wrote:
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As Obgeoff said, I count the entries from your latest post as 127 to 129. :)

OP is now updated till #462.
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Post by Traveller » June 30th, 2020, 3:41 pm

105. Finis terrae (1929) - 8/10
106. Bad Education (2004) - 6/10
107. Bandits of Orgosolo (1961) - 8/10
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Post by lineuphere » June 30th, 2020, 7:23 pm

56. Phantom Thread (2017) - TSDPT 21st Century #86
57. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018) - TSDPT 21st Century #858
58. Weekend (2011) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #126; TSDPT 21st Century #178

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1. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) - TSPDT #537
2. Sieranevada (2016) - TSDPT 21st Century #524
3. Portrait de la jeune fille en feu - (2019) - TSDPT 21st Century #193
4. Holy Motors (2012) - TSPDT #619; TSPDT 21st Century #13
5. Certified Copy (2010) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #28; TSPDT 21st Century #82
6. Call Me By Your Name - (2017) - TSPDT 21st Century #121
7. Melancholia (2011) - TSPDT #465; TSPDT 21st Century #24
8. Embrace of the Serpent (2015) - TSPDT 21st Century #861
9. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011) - TSPDT #706; TSPDT 21st Century #59
10. The Lobster (2015) - TSPDT 21st Century #329
11. Parasite (2019) - TSPDT 21st Century #69
12. Arabian Nights (1974) - TSPDT #887
13. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #56; TSPDT 21st Century #53
14. The Shape of Water (2017) - TSPDT 21st Century #353
15. The Kids Are All Right (2010) - TSPDT 21st Century #200
16. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974) - TSPDT #745
17. The Master (2012) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #26; TSPDT 21st Century #48
18. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) - TSPDT 21st Century #756
19. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #293
20. Lady Bird (2017) - TSPDT 21st Century #140
21. Zama (2017) - TSPDT 21st Century #61
22. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #894
23. Django Unchained (2012) - TSDPT 21st Century #361
24. 120 battements par minute (2017) - TSDPT 21st Century #507
25. Tabiate bijan (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #661
26. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) - TSPDT #351; TSPDT 21st Century #10
27. Pain and Glory (2019) - TSPDT 21st Century #351
28. Lacombe Lucien (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #344
29. Beyond the Hills (2012) - TSDPT 21st Century #364
30. Booksmart (2019) - TSDPT 21st Century #780
31. Lancelot du lac (1974) - TSPDT #725
32. Tabu (2012) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #20; TSDPT 21st Century #65
33. The Favourite (2018) - TSDPT 21st Century #295
34. Mes petites amoureuses (1974) - TSPDT #853
35. The Lighthouse (2019) - TSDPT 21st Century #869
36. Oslo, 31 August (2011) - TSDPT 21st Century #557
37. The Night Porter (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #173
38. Le Quattro Volte (2010) - TSDPT 21st Century #259
39. Phantom of the Paradise (1974) - TSPDT #985
40. The Rider (2017) - TSDPT 21st Century #258
41. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) - TSDPT 21st Century #823
42. The Death of Louix XIV (2016) - TSDPT 21st Century #671
43. California Split (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #580
44. The Turin Horse (2011) - TSPDT #378; TSDPT 21st Century #14
45. Blade Runner 2049 (2017) - TSDPT 21st Century #559
46. Je, Tu, Il, Elle (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #73
47. Logan (2017) - TSDPT 21st Century #997
48. Winter Sleep (2014) - TSDPT 21st Century #315
49. Sweet Movie (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #836
50. Caesar Must Die (2012) - TSPDT 21st Century #812
51. Cold War (2018) - TSPDT 21st Century #404
52. Jukti, Takko Aar Gappo (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #373
53. Viola (2012) - TSDPT 21st Century #974
54. Adieu au langage (2014) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #139; TSDPT 21st Century #80
55. Conversation Piece (1974) - TSPDT 1001-2000 #736

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Post by hurluberlu » June 30th, 2020, 7:26 pm

11-13. Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks - Rust, Remnants & Rails (Bing Wang, 2002) [TSDPT #342, 21st #27] 8
14. Loveless / Nelyubov (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017) [21st #705] 7
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Post by Obgeoff » June 30th, 2020, 8:50 pm

134. Big (1988, Marshall) 7
135. Terms of Endearment (1983, Brooks) 8
136. Random Harvest (1942, LeRoy) 8
137. The Color Purple (1985, Spielberg) 6

That is me done for the challenge. Didn't quite get to a bronze on the TSPDT 1001-2000 list but just three off so excellent progress. Fair play to flavo if he manages to overtake me at the death.

Thank you traveller for the daily updates and stats. I've really enjoyed it and appreciate the hard work that went in to it.
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Post by flavo5000 » June 30th, 2020, 9:31 pm

Obgeoff wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 8:50 pm
134. Big (1988, Marshall) 7
135. Terms of Endearment (1983, Brooks) 8
136. Random Harvest (1942, LeRoy) 8
137. The Color Purple (1985, Spielberg) 6

That is me done for the challenge. Didn't quite get to a bronze on the TSPDT 1001-2000 list but just three off so excellent progress. Fair play to flavo if he manages to overtake me at the death.

Thank you traveller for the daily updates and stats. I've really enjoyed it and appreciate the hard work that went in to it.
Nah, you've got this one. I wanted to get some more Chinese and '60s movies in today. :thumbsup:

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Post by blocho » June 30th, 2020, 10:59 pm

11. Judex (1963) TSPDT 1k-2k
This movie rarely moves beyond tribute to the silent-era original of the same name, along with all of Feuillade's other works. As such, the story loses some steam as it goes along. But it's generally a fun caper. And the masked ball scene is one of the most arresting I've seen this year.

12. Dont Look Back (1967) TSPDT
Dylan in England, 1965, and already clearly annoyed with the trappings of fame. He is by turns arrogant, playful, charming, and withdrawn. Is it all an act? Well, sure -- he certainly didn't adopt that way of talking while growing up in the Mesabi Range of Minnesota. But what about the rest of it? There are times in this movie when he appears drunk or high, and other times when he's definitely having a joke. But at his most petulant, he seems earnest. Oddly enough, the scenes where he's playing music are the least interesting. Far more fascinating are the scenes like the one where Joan Baez is singing a heartfelt song, and Dylan is ignoring her so that he can hammer away at a noisy typewriter.

13. Knives Out (2019) TSPDT 21st Century
It's not often I do a rewatch within a year of seeing a movie, but it was a good decision for Knives Out. Without having to focus on understanding the convoluted plot, I was much better able to appreciate the comedy.

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Post by Traveller » July 1st, 2020, 4:14 am

108. Chronicle of Love and Pain (2002) - 6/10
109. Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006) - 7/10
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Post by AB537 » July 1st, 2020, 5:13 am

52. Le Doulos (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1962) 7.5/10 ... All Time #1436
53. The Imposter (Bart Layton, 2012) 7.5/10 ... 21st Century #956
54. La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV - The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (Roberto Rossellini, 1966) 8/10 ... All Time #550

This has been a great month of movie watching. Lots of new stuff, and a bunch of good ones revisited. Thanks Traveller for hosting!

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Post by maxwelldeux » July 1st, 2020, 5:52 am

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1. In the Heat of the Night (1967) 2k #648
2. Rosemary's Baby (1968) 1k #134
3. Hud (1963) 2k #620
4. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 1k #350
5. The Assassin (2015, Taiwan) 21st #103
6. Eighth Grade (2018) 21st #580
7. The Shooting (1966, USA) 2k #887
8. It's a Gift (1934, USA) 1k #833
9. Computer Chess (2013) 21st #551
10. Dodsworth (1936) 2k #479
11. Uncut Gems (2019) 21st #335
12. The Crowd (1928) 1k #243
13. Patton (1970) 2k #814
14. The Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner (1962) 1k #996
15. Vivre sa vie (1962) 1k #133
"16. The Miracle Worker (1962) 2k #634
17. Knives Out (2019) 21st #659
18. Senna (2010) 21st #546
19. Slumdog Millionaire (2008) 21st #242, 2k #273"
20. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 1k #117
21. Zodiac (2007) 1k # 593 21st #46
22. No Country for Old Men (2007) 21st #32, 1k #508
23. Jaws (1975) 1k #92
24. Shutter Island (2010) 21st #870

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Post by Prat » July 1st, 2020, 6:14 am

I didn't watch movies yesterday, so it's over for me in this challenge.

Congrats to everyone ! And a special thanks to Traveller, our hos.

It was a fun month and I really enjoyed a lot of movies :D

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Post by flavo5000 » July 1st, 2020, 12:34 pm

My last post of the challenge! I'm pretty pleased overall with the progress I made this month. Found some new favorites (yesterday's Cluny Brown charmed the pants off me and Happy As Lazzaro was incredibly fascinating and heartbreaking) and also managed to watch nearly all of the movies I own that apply to the challenge (except the last two seasons of The Wire which I'll definitely get to sooner rather than later).

Thanks Traveller for hosting and good job Obgeoff on keeping one step ahead of me :D

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131. Plemya a.k.a. The Tribe (2014)

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132. Cluny Brown (1946)

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133. Blue Jasmine (2013)
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1. Margaret (2011)
2. La promesse (1996)
3. Une chambre en ville a.k.a. A Room In Town (1982)
4. C'eravamo tanto amati a.k.a. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
5. Dung che sai duk a.k.a. Ashes of Time (1994)
6. L'heure d'été a.k.a. Summer Hours (2008)
7. Gruppo di famiglia in un interno a.k.a. Conversation Piece (1974)
8. Akibiyori a.k.a. Late Autumn (1960)
9. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da a.k.a. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (2011)
10. Weekend (2011)
11. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)
12. Sai yau gei: Yut gwong bou haap a.k.a. A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
13. Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages a.k.a. Code Unknown (2000)
14. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
15. Dong fu ren a.k.a. The Arch (1968)
16. Frank (2014)
17. Kaos (1984)
18. À nos amours (1983)
19. Le voyage du ballon rouge a.k.a. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
20. 7 Women (1966)
21. Like Someone in Love (2012)
22. Locke (2013)
23. Blonde Venus (1932)
24. Tonari no Totoro a.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
25. Sang sattawat a.k.a. Syndromes and a Century (2006)
26. The Wedding March (1928)
27. Il posto (1961)
28-32. O.J.: Made in America E1-5 (2016)
33. Kohayagawa-ke no aki a.k.a. the End of Summer (1961)
34. Hunger (2008)
35. Padre padrone (1977)
36. Lazzaro felice a.k.a. Happy As Lazzaro (2018)
37a. La coquille et le clergyman (1928)
37b. Little Stabs at Happiness (1960)
37c. A Movie (1958)
37d. Rose Hobart (1936)
38. Liàn liàn fengchén a.k.a. Dust in the Wind (1986)
39. Blue (1993)
40. Maps to the Stars (2014)
41. Palombella rossa (1989)
42. Husbands and Wives (1992)
43. Quadrophenia (1979)
44a. Scenes from Under Childhood Section #1 (1967)
44b. Aguaespejo granadino (1955)
44c. De l'origine du XXIe siècle (2000)
45. All or Nothing (2002)
46. Numéro deux (1975)
47. Medium Cool (1969)
48. Ai qing wan sui a.k.a. Vive L'Amour (1994)
49. Accident (1967)
50. Novecento a.k.a. 1900 (1976)
51. Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand a.k.a. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
52. Scarecrow (1973)
53. The Lost City of Z (2016)
54. Der Tod der Maria Malibran a.k.a. The Death of Maria Malibran (1972)
55. De rouille et d'os a.k.a. Rust & Bone (2012)
56. Hai shang hua a.k.a. Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
57-59. Carlos E1-3 (2010)
60. The Gatekeepers (2012)
61. San xia hao ren a.k.a. Still Life (2006)
62. Nicht versöhnt oder Es hilft nur Gewalt, wo Gewalt herrscht a.k.a. Not Reconciled (1965)
63. The Go-Between (1971)
64. Io la conoscevo bene a.k.a. I Knew Her Well (1965)
65. Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
66. Des hommes et des dieux a.k.a. Of Gods and Men (2010)
67. La graine et le mulet a.k.a. The Secret of the Grain (2007)
68. Im Lauf der Zeit a.k.a. Kings of the Road (1976)
69. The Other Side of the Wind (2018)
70. Die Marquise von O... (1976)
71. Les herbes folles a.k.a. Wild Grass (2009)
72. Zama (2017)
73. Phoenix (2014)
74-85. The Wire Season 3 E1-12 (2004).
86. Zui hao de shi guang a.k.a. Three Times (2005)
87. Strangers When We Meet (1960)
88. Under the Volcano (1984)
89. Bloody Sunday (2002)
90. Il sorpasso (1962)
91. Sorcerer (1977)
92. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
93. Chelsea Girls (1966)
94. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
95. Tian zhu ding a.k.a. A Touch of Sin (2013)
96. Qing mei zhu ma a.k.a. Taipei Story (1985)
97. Che: Part One (2008)
98. Che: Part Two (2008)
99. Le rayon vert a.k.a. Summer (1986)
100. Lourdes (2009)
101. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
102. Milyang a.k.a. Secret Sunshine (2007)
103. La peau douce a.k.a. The Soft Skin (1964)
104. He liu a.k.a. The River (1997)
105. A Single Man (2009)
106. Copie conforme a.k.a. Certified Copy (2010)
107. This Is England (2006)
108. The Farewell (2019)
109. Khrustalyov, mashinu! a.k.a. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
110. Shi a.k.a. Poetry (2010)
111. My Way Home (1978)
112. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
113. Dead of Night (1945)
114. 20th Century Women (2016)
115. L'enfance nue a.k.a. Naked Childhood (1968)
116-126 Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen E1-11 (1984)
127. Un conte de Noël a.k.a. A Christmas Tale (2008)
128. Saraband (2003)
129. Fearless (1993)
130. To the Wonder (2012)
131. Plemya a.k.a. The Tribe (2014)
132. Cluny Brown (1946)
133. Blue Jasmine (2013)

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1. Bend It Like Beckham (Gurinder Chadha, 2002) 21stCENTURY
2. Ocean's Eleven (Steven Soderbergh, 2001) 21stCENTURY
3. Wutei jiemei / Two Stage Sisters (Jin Xie, 1964) 1001-2000
4. Bamboozled (Spike Lee, 2000) 21stCENTURY
5. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012) 21stCENTURY, Top 1000
6. Angst essen Seele auf / Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974) Top 1000
7. Le fantôme de la liberté / The Phantom of Liberty (Luis Buñuel, 1974) Top 1000
8. Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma, 1974) Top 1000
9. Mädchen in Uniform / Girls in Uniform (Leontine Sagan, 1931) 1001-2000
10. Den-en ni shishu / Pastoral: To Die in the Country (Shûji Terayama, 1974) 1001-2000
11. Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins, 1974) Top 1000
12. Dong fu ren / The Arch (Shu Shuen Tong, 1968) 1001-2000

This really is different from the typically HK stuff - at least the typical stuff that's available to most of us - from the period; a b/w arthouse drama directed by a woman. A nice change then from all the other stuff I've been watching this month from this part of the world, and it seems to me probably a key link between earlier Chinese realist directors like Fei Mu, and contemporary/recent filmmakers such as Yimou Zhang and Zhangke Jia. It's a fairly ordinary story, one told a thousand times: middle-aged (but still very young-looking and beautiful) woman falls in love with a cavalry officer posted to her village, only to see her daughter also fall for him and win his hand. As usual in such stories, she suppresses her feelings for her daughter's sake, but when the couple moves away, and her own mother falls sick, the calamity of loneliness really starts to set it. The one thing she has lived for is the Arch that is promised for her village, a sign of her virtue and strength in educating and improving the lives of the people, which will give her an income such that she can retire... but will she care when she wins the honor?

Given the simple story - this reminded me a lot of Satyajit Ray as well as other Chinese films - it's the style and acting that have to make something worthwhile here, and they really do. Lisa Lu - just over 40 at the time, but with one of those ageless faces that could have been 30 or 50 - as Madame Tung gives one of those beautifully subtle, acting-with-the-eyes performances that works as a slow burn into heartbreaking territory by the end, and the atmospheric, moon-and-mist filled photography and remarkable, judicious use of jump-cuts and other simple effects really make this a special experience.

13. Hadaka no shima / The Naked Island (Kaneto Shindô, 1960) Top 1000

Beautiful b/w, wordless cinemascope portrait of a small family that - for reasons never given, and barely hinted at - live by themselves on a rocky island miles from land, and toil ceaselessly as farmers, trading their good for necessary products in the town on the shore when needed. A monotonous, difficult life - with daily walks up steep slopes with gallons of water carried in pails - is interrupted when one of the two boys gets sick, and this causes a rift - already there certainly as shown in subtle ways (and one not-subtle slap) - between man and woman, but will it be permanent? Certainly a fascinating film as an almost ethnographic study (albeit with pro actors), and as I said, really beautiful - I think b/w 'scope is something that I could watch all the time - with terrific music by Hikari Hayashi - but there is just a limit for me, or at least is right now, in how much I can enjoy this sort of thing. And it reminded me in some ways of my parents - I got the notion that the family were on the island because it was the man's choice, because he wanted to be away from people, and the wife had some level of resistance; this isn't clear mind you, just a feeling - and this reminded me uncomfortably of my own stay-at-home-away-from-humanity father, and how my mother and my brother and I resented it. A tough viewing - maybe a great film too but I just couldn't really "enjoy" it all that much.

14. Qing shao nian nuo zha / Rebels of the Neon God (Ming-liang Tsai, 1992) 1001-2000

I've wanted to see this almost since it came out - since it first showed in Chicago anyway, which I think was before Tsai's next film Ai qing wan sui a couple of years later; I had a friend who raved about this. It probably just showed once at the Film Center, doubt it got an actual theatrical run, though in retrospect it's certainly the most "mainstream" and accessible of Tsai's early films, at least from dim memory of those. Tsai is one of those guys I was excited about in the 90s - saw all of his features apart from this one in the cinema new - but then lost track of after I moved away from the big city and couldn't see so many things on the big screen anymore. I've since caught up to one later feature and now this, and it was also an appropriate viewing after the previous night's Xiao shi da kan, also a portrait of youthful alienation, a couple of decades later. That film though is quite avant-garde in it's construction while this as I said is relatively straightforward, certainly by the director's standards. One kid, Hsiao-Kang (Kang-Sheng Lee, the director's usual muse, is bored with school and drops out, causing friction with his father, a taxi driver, and becomes obsessed with a trio of similar youths, two guys who are petty criminals and a beautiful clerk from a roller rink who has started sleeping with one of them. There are lots of little links between the characters, and scenes of small crimes and violence and "romance" without much tenderness, most in the neon glow and rainy streets of night-time Taipei. And there's a bit of pulsing music that keeps recurring that I swear I know from somewhere else that was driving me nuts. It's hard to say what this adds up to in the end except a portrait of the directionless and of a growing inability for connection among young people, but it doesn't dig particularly deeply, and what we are left with is mostly surface. Good thing it's a very beautiful surface that shimmers and glows.


That's all for me, paltry showing but a solid selection including a couple of new all-time favorites, so I can't be too unhappy. Thanks for running it Traveller!

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Post by Traveller » July 1st, 2020, 3:25 pm

Heya everyone, I’ll be making a final update in about 48 hours from now, so please log all your viewings till then.
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Post by Traveller » July 1st, 2020, 5:42 pm

hurluberlu wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 7:26 pm
11-13. Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks - Rust, Remnants & Rails (Bing Wang, 2002) [TSDPT #342, 21st #27] 8
14. Loveless / Nelyubov (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017) [21st #705] 7
I can’t find any mention of it being a mini-series or shown as such, so for now I’ll count it as one entry; I have you thus at 12 points.
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by hurluberlu » July 1st, 2020, 6:09 pm

Traveller wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 5:42 pm
hurluberlu wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 7:26 pm
11-13. Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks - Rust, Remnants & Rails (Bing Wang, 2002) [TSDPT #342, 21st #27] 8
14. Loveless / Nelyubov (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017) [21st #705] 7
I can’t find any mention of it being a mini-series or shown as such, so for now I’ll count it as one entry; I have you thus at 12 points.
We ruled it as counting three points in a number of challenges (like here) ; parts were released as separate films in theaters with separate titles and credits. Up to you.
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Post by Traveller » July 1st, 2020, 6:29 pm

hurluberlu wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 6:09 pm
Traveller wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 5:42 pm
hurluberlu wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 7:26 pm
11-13. Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks - Rust, Remnants & Rails (Bing Wang, 2002) [TSDPT #342, 21st #27] 8
14. Loveless / Nelyubov (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017) [21st #705] 7
I can’t find any mention of it being a mini-series or shown as such, so for now I’ll count it as one entry; I have you thus at 12 points.
We ruled it as counting three points in a number of challenges (like here) ; parts were released as separate films in theaters with separate titles and credits. Up to you.
Thanks and apologies, I wasn't aware of that. I have you at 14 points again. :thumbsup:
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by sebby » July 1st, 2020, 9:31 pm

06 L'Humanité (1999)
07 Black Sun (2005)
08 Chronicle of a Summer (1961)
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01 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) 9.5/10
02 Archipelago (2010) 5.5/20
03 An Actor's Revenge (1963) 5/10
04 Fat Girl (2001) 4/10
05 A Christmas Tale (2008) 6/10
06 L'Humanité (1999)
07 Black Sun (2005)
08 Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

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