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Just did the first OP update since Monday. :sweat: Thanks for helping out, max.

I am expecting TONS of mistakes, especially in the Bonus Challenge columns, so please double check your score.
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90. West Beirut (1998) - 6/10
91. Velvet Goldmine (1998) - 6/10
92. New Rose Hotel (1998) - 6/10
93. Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998) - 7/10
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Nineties
1. The Living End (1992)
2. Los Enchiladas (1999)
3. Three Seasons (1999)
4. Scream (1996) REVISION
5. Scream 2 (1997) REVISION
6. Child's Play 2 (1990)
7. Child's Play 3 (1991)
8. Bride of Chucky (1998)
9. The Resurrected (1991)
10. The Refrigerator (1991)
11. A Little Princess (1995)
12. Lord of Illusions (1995)
13. The Night Flier (1997)
14. Needful Things (1993)
15. Things. (1993)
16. Thinner (1996)
17. Meet the Applegates (1990)
18. Boy Meets Girl (1994)
19. Necronomicon (1993)
20. Castle Freak (1995)
21. Daddy's Girl (1996)
22. Deep Rising (1998)
23. Dust Devil (1992)
24. Love Bites (1993)
25. Nang Nak (1999)
26. Tremors (1990)
27. Trauma (1993)
28. Hexed (1993)
29. Mirage (1990)
30. Mimic (1997)
31. Mikey (1992)
32. Mom (1991)
33. Vampires (1998)
34. Shakma (1990)
35. The Fear (1995)
36. Playroom (1990)
37. Flatliners (1990)
38. Star Time (1992)
39. Living Doll (1990)
40. Funny Man (1994)
41. Mary Reilly (1996)
42. Subspecies (1991)
43. Wishmaster (1997)

44. Office Killer (1997)

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Forced to work from home and learn to communicate via email, a dowdy officer worker finds solace in murdering her colleagues this, er, possible precursor to Covid times. Directed by acclaimed photographer Cindy Sherman and co-written by Todd Haynes, the film looks divine (see above) and yet while the premise comes with many satirical workplace targets, it is played as more of a glum drama than black comedy. Carol Kane is great at least.
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I feel stupid and contagious
1. Ringu 2 リング2 AKA Ring 2 (1999) - Hideo Nakata
2. Popcorn (1991) - Mark Herrier, Alan Ormsby
3. The Exorcist III (1990) - William Peter Blatty
4. Cape Fear (1991) - Martin Scorsese
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69. Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
70. The Relic (1997)
71. The Prophecy (1995)
72. Raising Cain (1992)
73. The Ugly (1997)
74. A Cat in the Brain (1990)
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Isn't It Ironic?
1. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
2. Anaconda (1997)
3. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
4. Species (1995)
5. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
6. Hocus Pocus (1993)
7. The Interview (1998)
8. Vampires (1998)
9. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) 167m
10. Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992)
11. The Witches (1990)
12. Con Air (1997)
13. Belfast, Maine (1999) BC1: 249m
14. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
15. Any Given Sunday (1999) BC1: 162m
16. Ghost (1990)
17. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
18. Blood Ties (1991)
19. Nowhere to Run (1993)
20. Outbreak (1995)
21. Ricochet (1991)
22. Buried Alive (1990)
The one with Robert Vaughn, because there were two movies of the same name in the same year. It was fine - predictable, but decent enough. 5/10.

23. 8MM (1999)
Nick Cage tracks down a girl who appeared in a snuff film. I remember this movie being so dark and haunting when I first saw it - like it was one of the more intense films I had watched up to that point. But now... it fell just a little flat for me. Still good, but could have been better if they matched the intensity of the film with what they were depicting.
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Two movies that I partially watched several times on TV but never completely

6. Jurassic Park 1993 7/10
Not sure if I need to say much, I feel like everyone but me has already seen it. Quite a bit of dumb stuff, almost random mentions of details that are there for avoiding plotholes because people watching it will be pre-occupied with finding them. But it's entertaining und there's obviously iconic stuff. Particularly the first T-Rex encounter produces a good tension.

7. The Truman Show 1998 8/10
Hollywood-level philosophical but for that it works quite well and actually manages to be relevant, it possibly even transcends that level. There's something unique about it too.

and then my possibly most awaited movie, at 237 min also a bonus challenge entry

8. Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian 1991 — a.k.a. A Brighter Summer Day 8+/10
I feel exhausted after this movie, there's so much to unpack and the runtime is of course epic. I'll spend a couple of hours tomorrow reading about it.
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1. The Blair Witch Project 1999 7/10
2. Ringu 1998 7/10
3. Daun di atas bantal 1998 — a.k.a. Leaf on a Pillow 6/10
4. Miejsce urodzenia 1992 — a.k.a. Birthplace 8/10
5. Blue 1993 7/10
6. Jurassic Park 1993 7/10
7. The Truman Show 1998 8/10
8. Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian 1991 — a.k.a. A Brighter Summer Day 8+/10
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Melvelet wrote: October 23rd, 2020, 10:35 pm 6. Jurassic Park 1993 7/10
Not sure if I need to say much, I feel like everyone but me has already seen it. Quite a bit of dumb stuff, almost random mentions of details that are there for avoiding plotholes because people watching it will be pre-occupied with finding them. But it's entertaining und there's obviously iconic stuff. Particularly the first T-Rex encounter produces a good tension.
I totally get that reaction - I generally feel the same way upon rewatch. But imagine being an 11 year old kid who finally got to see super realistic dinosaurs moving around on a ginormous screen. It's always special for that moment.
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Nineties
1. The Living End (1992)
2. Los Enchiladas (1999)
3. Three Seasons (1999)
4. Scream (1996) REVISION
5. Scream 2 (1997) REVISION
6. Child's Play 2 (1990)
7. Child's Play 3 (1991)
8. Bride of Chucky (1998)
9. The Resurrected (1991)
10. The Refrigerator (1991)
11. A Little Princess (1995)
12. Lord of Illusions (1995)
13. The Night Flier (1997)
14. Needful Things (1993)
15. Things. (1993)
16. Thinner (1996)
17. Meet the Applegates (1990)
18. Boy Meets Girl (1994)
19. Necronomicon (1993)
20. Castle Freak (1995)
21. Daddy's Girl (1996)
22. Deep Rising (1998)
23. Dust Devil (1992)
24. Love Bites (1993)
25. Nang Nak (1999)
26. Tremors (1990)
27. Trauma (1993)
28. Hexed (1993)
29. Mirage (1990)
30. Mimic (1997)
31. Mikey (1992)
32. Mom (1991)
33. Vampires (1998)
34. Shakma (1990)
35. The Fear (1995)
36. Playroom (1990)
37. Flatliners (1990)
38. Star Time (1992)
39. Living Doll (1990)
40. Funny Man (1994)
41. Mary Reilly (1996)
42. Subspecies (1991)
43. Wishmaster (1997)
44. Office Killer (1997)

45. Feeders (1996)

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Made on an estimated budget of less than $1000, this is hardly the classiest film ever made. There are some audio level issues and the flying saucer special effects are pitiful. The creatures themselves though are actually quite creepy and there are some decent attack effects - most notably a severed head being devoured while still screaming. The project also comes with bucket loads of energy and is not nearly as inept as it might sound.
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maxwelldeux wrote: October 24th, 2020, 12:34 am
Melvelet wrote: October 23rd, 2020, 10:35 pm 6. Jurassic Park 1993 7/10
Not sure if I need to say much, I feel like everyone but me has already seen it. Quite a bit of dumb stuff, almost random mentions of details that are there for avoiding plotholes because people watching it will be pre-occupied with finding them. But it's entertaining und there's obviously iconic stuff. Particularly the first T-Rex encounter produces a good tension.
I totally get that reaction - I generally feel the same way upon rewatch. But imagine being an 11 year old kid who finally got to see super realistic dinosaurs moving around on a ginormous screen. It's always special for that moment.
I was among the very few 9 year olds in 1993 who didn't see Jurassic Park. I saw it as an adult, and I think my reaction was similar to Melvelet's. Yeah, that was fun. Enjoyed Goldblum much more than the dinosaurs, actually.
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5. The Reflecting Skin (1990)
I've come to realize that maybe my favorite type of horror movie is those that do not feature any of the common horror tropes (serial killers, demons, ghosts, vampires, zombies, etc.) but rather focus on the horrors of the everyday. It's not for nothing that someone once told me that if I wanted to see a real horror movie, I should watch Titicut Follies. I wouldn't call that a horror movie, but I think this one qualifies because it takes those mundane but often hidden horrors (abusive family relationships are a big theme here) and portrays them with a cinematic touch that is just beyond realism but not quite surrealistic, with a tip of the hat in the direction of gothic. It reminded me in many ways of Wake in Fright, which also concocts a shimmering landscape of pain, anger, and terror just beneath the surface of rural life.

6. 8MM (1999)
A pretty standard thriller, distinguished only by its taboo topic -- snuff films. I have to quibble with the filmmaking: some unnecessary Dutch angles, a score that just doesn't work, and an inability to ratchet up the tension with effective editing.
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blocho wrote: October 24th, 2020, 6:06 am
maxwelldeux wrote: October 24th, 2020, 12:34 am
Melvelet wrote: October 23rd, 2020, 10:35 pm 6. Jurassic Park 1993 7/10
Not sure if I need to say much, I feel like everyone but me has already seen it. Quite a bit of dumb stuff, almost random mentions of details that are there for avoiding plotholes because people watching it will be pre-occupied with finding them. But it's entertaining und there's obviously iconic stuff. Particularly the first T-Rex encounter produces a good tension.
I totally get that reaction - I generally feel the same way upon rewatch. But imagine being an 11 year old kid who finally got to see super realistic dinosaurs moving around on a ginormous screen. It's always special for that moment.
I was among the very few 9 year olds in 1993 who didn't see Jurassic Park. I saw it as an adult, and I think my reaction was similar to Melvelet's. Yeah, that was fun. Enjoyed Goldblum much more than the dinosaurs, actually.
Yup. And Jurassic Park was one of the very first "adult" novel I ever read - because the movie was so awesome. And why I didn't like Lost World, because I didn't like the divergence from the book. Like it's interesting to me how I was at that perfect age to be sucked in by the magic of Jurassic Park.
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blocho wrote: October 24th, 2020, 6:13 am 6. 8MM (1999)
A pretty standard thriller, distinguished only by its taboo topic -- snuff films. I have to quibble with the filmmaking: some unnecessary Dutch angles, a score that just doesn't work, and an inability to ratchet up the tension with effective editing.
Yeah. +1.

The taboo was real for mainstream film in the late 90s, but it increasingly falls flat for me. It's fine. Good even. Just not elevated like I used to think it was.
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:ICM: DAY 23 : 1997 :ICM:

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I love Austin Powers but it was still a difficult watch because I felt like I was missing a couple of scenes. It turns out I was watching the US cut of the movie which somehow manages to cut out a couple of really funny scenes (Christian Slater and Rob Lowe were both cut completely in the US cut). If there's someone out there who hasn't seen the movie do yourself a favor and watch the international cut.

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Like Fletcher Reed I can't lie either. I still like this movie a lot. Not as much as I did back then but I can still remember the crowd in the cinema laughing their ass off. Somehow I feel a movie like this wouldn't work as good in these strange times.


90's schlock

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Sorry this was actually from 1998, PtP deceived me :lol: It doesn't matter from what year it is, it still sucks.

Watchlisted Arthouse

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil has a lot of things going for it. I love John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Clint Eastwood and court movies. Yet it's just so incredibly fucking boring. And what the hell was Jude Law's accent supposed to be?


:facepalm: For people who just want to see the numbers:
170. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) (l)
171. Liar Liar (1997) :P :D
172. The Ultimate Weapon (1998) :yucky:
173. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) (155 min) :sleeping:
174. Najeun moksori 2 (1997) :satstunned:
175. Historias de fútbol (1997) :mellow:
176. Liang ge zhi neng huo yi ge (The Odd One Dies) (1997) :thumbsup:
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Nineties
1. The Living End (1992)
2. Los Enchiladas (1999)
3. Three Seasons (1999)
4. Scream (1996) REVISION
5. Scream 2 (1997) REVISION
6. Child's Play 2 (1990)
7. Child's Play 3 (1991)
8. Bride of Chucky (1998)
9. The Resurrected (1991)
10. The Refrigerator (1991)
11. A Little Princess (1995)
12. Lord of Illusions (1995)
13. The Night Flier (1997)
14. Needful Things (1993)
15. Things. (1993)
16. Thinner (1996)
17. Meet the Applegates (1990)
18. Boy Meets Girl (1994)
19. Necronomicon (1993)
20. Castle Freak (1995)
21. Daddy's Girl (1996)
22. Deep Rising (1998)
23. Dust Devil (1992)
24. Love Bites (1993)
25. Nang Nak (1999)
26. Tremors (1990)
27. Trauma (1993)
28. Hexed (1993)
29. Mirage (1990)
30. Mimic (1997)
31. Mikey (1992)
32. Mom (1991)
33. Vampires (1998)
34. Shakma (1990)
35. The Fear (1995)
36. Playroom (1990)
37. Flatliners (1990)
38. Star Time (1992)
39. Living Doll (1990)
40. Funny Man (1994)
41. Mary Reilly (1996)
42. Subspecies (1991)
43. Wishmaster (1997)
44. Office Killer (1997)
45. Feeders (1996)

46. Dark Harbor (1998)

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This psychological horror movie is perhaps a little too deliberately paced for its own good, and there is a twist that only sort of makes sense, but the vast majority of the film works due all the overhanging uncertainty in the air. Why is the strange young man here bruised and battered? Has he sabotaged their boat in order to stay longer with them? And why? Norman Reedus is perfect as the possibly evil, mysterious young man in question.
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jeroeno wrote: October 24th, 2020, 6:36 am I love Austin Powers but it was still a difficult watch because I felt like I was missing a couple of scenes. It turns out I was watching the US cut of the movie which somehow manages to cut out a couple of really funny scenes (Christian Slater and Rob Lowe were both cut completely in the US cut). If there's someone out there who hasn't seen the movie do yourself a favor and watch the international cut.
THERE'S AN INTERNATIONAL CUT?!? :circle: :circle: :circle: :circle: :circle:
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Isn't It Ironic?
1. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
2. Anaconda (1997)
3. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
4. Species (1995)
5. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
6. Hocus Pocus (1993)
7. The Interview (1998)
8. Vampires (1998)
9. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) 167m
10. Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992)
11. The Witches (1990)
12. Con Air (1997)
13. Belfast, Maine (1999) BC1: 249m
14. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
15. Any Given Sunday (1999) BC1: 162m
16. Ghost (1990)
17. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
18. Blood Ties (1991)
19. Nowhere to Run (1993)
20. Outbreak (1995)
21. Ricochet (1991)
22. Buried Alive (1990)
23. 8MM (1999)
24. Knock Off (1998)
The action is pretty solid in this, and there's a ton of action, too. But it makes no sense.

25. Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
So, the doofus from the 90s family show Step by Step plays the exact same character, except he kicks people. Solid fight scenes. Not a lot of thinking. Perfect for a non-sober Friday night.
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94. London (1994) - 7/10
95. Ladybird Ladybird (1994) - 2/10
96. Man on the Moon (1999) - 7/10
97. Le Diner de Cons (1998) - 8/10
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maxwelldeux wrote: October 24th, 2020, 3:31 pm
jeroeno wrote: October 24th, 2020, 6:36 am I love Austin Powers but it was still a difficult watch because I felt like I was missing a couple of scenes. It turns out I was watching the US cut of the movie which somehow manages to cut out a couple of really funny scenes (Christian Slater and Rob Lowe were both cut completely in the US cut). If there's someone out there who hasn't seen the movie do yourself a favor and watch the international cut.
THERE'S AN INTERNATIONAL CUT?!? :circle: :circle: :circle: :circle: :circle:
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That's awesome...
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the Slick Willie years
1. Dangerous Seductress (H. Tjut Djalil, 1992)
2. Serafin Geronimo: Ang kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion / The Criminal of Barrio Concepcion (Lav Diaz, 1998)
3. Burger Boy's (Lav Diaz, 1999)
4. Nang Nak (Nonzee Nimibutr, 1999)
5. Frankenhooker (Frank Henenlotter, 1990)
6. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (John Harrison, 1990)
7. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (Joe Chappelle, 1995)
8. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (Steve Miner, 1998)
9. Ôdishon / Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999)

My first Miike film! Yes you're all saying "what kind of loser film fanatic are you that you took all this time?" To which all I can say is, I'm just a loser. Don't have the time to watch 3-4000 feature films per year as is apparently normal around here, or to watch films around the clock at 2-4x speed. I guess I'm old fashioned or something. Anyway...

I went into this with a little trepidation, as I do into most films that I still haven't seen that are on lots of lists, particularly films from directors I don't know, and also happen to be horror films that have a reputation for being really gruesome or difficult to watch. As to the latter - much as with Angst I found the horrific aspects fairly overstated - this wasn't really hard to watch at all, and the fact that there's more than a bit of humor and a lot of fantasy - in fact I'd say fantasy is the primary genre here - helps a lot. As to the reputation/lots of lists factor (and this was the highest-ranked TSZ film I had left to see and one of just a few films on 11+ lists left) - frankly, THIS FILM IS UNDERRATED! This was fucking amazing, unquestionably the best film I've seen for this challenge this month and better than any other first-time horror viewings I've had in the last couple of years. There is so much here to unpack in terms of the depiction of fantasy - both on cinematic terms, particularly in the last 20 minutes or so (the only part that really qualifies as "horror" at all) and in terms of the fantasies in the mind or subconscious of protagonist Aoyama, a successful middle-aged man who has been widowed for a decade and wants to find a new wife, and is convinced to make an attempt to do so through an "audition" process - as if he's casting a fake movie - in which he meets the perfect Asami, a former dancer whose troubled past he totally ignores when confronted with it by his friend who's helping him with the wife-finding. You can kind of see where this is going early on, but the way in which the film gradually moves through genres - from morose romance, to a bit of rom-com, to somewhat vague mystery, to straight-on noir, and finally into some real horror - both psychological and real-life - is absolutely masterful on all levels. If I were to come up with any complaint, it might be that some of the more fantastic elements could be sprinkled a bit earlier in the film - just a very subtle change really - because as it is the ending does seem surreal in a way that while fascinating kind of takes away from the horror. Just a bit. But I'm not sure that would actually make for a better film, I'm just wool-gathering or something, because adding it all up, this is just a masterpiece and a joy from start to finish. Lead actors Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina are both brilliant - I especially loved the incredibly quiet and low-key presence and voice that Shiina

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is able to maintain throughout even as she becomes more and more a threat, a problem, an assailant. This is the kind of movie that makes me regret that I'm watching it as part of a silly challenge where I "need" to keep up my pace - watching anything after it, or indeed for a day after it, seems diminishing both to dealing with this film properly and to anything that comes right after it.

10. Cure (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997) (re-watch, maybe???)

But I fucking watched another film anyway. And it turned out to be a pretty good choice because while not IMO in the same league as the Miike, it's a strong film, and it's also got it's moments of surrealism and weirdness while being just a little more straightforward and "simple" (in a good way). I think I may have seen this before, actually - I know I saw Gakuryû Ishii's Angel Dust in the cinema back in the 90s, and I have this vague memory that it was part of a "new Japanese horror" or new Japanese directors series and I think this film might have been part of it. In any case the beginning - the first murder - seemed pretty familiar and a few other moments along the way also stoked dim memories. It's a serial killer film in a sense, but a vaguely supernatural one, in which a detective, Takabe (Kôji Yakusho) starts to see the links between several seemingly random killings in which Xs are carved on the bodies of the victims - and the perps are readily caught, and have no idea why they killed - as involving hypnotism or mesmerism, and eventually a young man, Mamiya (Masato Hagiwara, who we the audience know from almost the beginning is involved) is caught and interrogated. What makes this particularly intriguing is the writing of the character Mamiya and the performance of Hagiwara - he is simultaneously one of the most irritating but fascinating and dangerous antagonists I've ever seen; I kept waiting to see somebody just fucking clock him for his continuous evasions and non-answers, but I also wondered throughout just how much of that was deliberate, and how sane he might have been, and it was impossible for me to come to any real answers. We eventually learn a bit about where he and his apparent strange power over people comes from but... we are still left with plenty of questions in the end. I liked this quite a bit, though it unfortunately came after something much more amazing, and I was also perhaps a bit tired at the end. But K. Kurosawa is, like the directors of the two above films, somebody I really need to see more from; hopefully I won't take 20+ years to watch more from any of these guys from now on.
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OldAle1 wrote: October 24th, 2020, 4:59 pm 9. Ôdishon / Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999)
100. Cure (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997) (re-watch, maybe???)
I think you might have skipped a number... or ninety. :lol:
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19. Cyclo / Xích Lô (Anh Hung Tran, 1995) [Rewatch] 8+ (=)

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The G90D old days
1. Like Water for Chocolate / Como agua para chocolate (Alfonso Arau, 1992) 5+
2. The Virgin Suicides (Sofia Coppola, 1999) [Rewatch] 8- (=)
3. Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh, 1996) [242min] 8

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4. The Power of Kangwon Province / Kangwon-do ui him (Sang-soo Hong, 1998) 7-

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5. [135 mins TV series]
The X-Files S5E8: Kitsunegari (Daniel Sackheim, 1998) 7+
The X-Files S5E9: Schizogeny (Ralph Hemecker, 1998) 7
The X-Files S5E10: Chinga (Kim Manners, 1998) 6+

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6. Betty (Claude Chabrol, 1992) 6+

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7. In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter, 1995) 6+

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8. Passion Fish (John Sayles, 1992) 7

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9. The Confessional / Le confessionnal (Robert Lepage, 1995) 6+

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10. [135 mins TV series]
The X-Files S5E11: Kill Switch (Rob Bowman, 1998) 8+
Probably the best conspiracy episode not related to aliens and the main arc, so far.
The X-Files S5E12: Bad Blood (Cliff Bole, 1998) 8-
One of the funniest script... feeling we are getting at the heights of the show.
The X-Files S5E13: Patient X (Kim Manners, 1998) 7-

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11. It All Starts Today / Ça commence aujourd'hui (Bertrand Tavernier, 1999) 8-

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12. Crime Story / Jung on zo (Kirk Wong, Jackie Chan, 1993) 7

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13. What Dreams May Come (Vincent Ward, 1998) 5-

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14. [135 mins TV series]
The X-Files S5E14: The Red and the Black (Chris Carter, 1998) 7-
The X-Files S5E15: Travelers (William A. Graham, 1998) 7
The X-Files S5E16: Mind's Eye (Kim Manners, 1998) 7

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15. My Cousin Vinny (Jonathan Lynn, 1992) 7+

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16. The Stone / Kamen (Aleksandr Sokurov, 1992) 5
17. Lucky People Center International (Erik Pauser, Johan Söderberg, 1998) 6+
18. Three Colors: Blue / Trois couleurs: Bleu (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1993) [Rewatch] 9+ (=)

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maxwelldeux wrote: October 24th, 2020, 5:39 pm
OldAle1 wrote: October 24th, 2020, 4:59 pm 9. Ôdishon / Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999)
100. Cure (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997) (re-watch, maybe???)
I think you might have skipped a number... or ninety. :lol:
Yes but not for the reason you might think - I liked Audition so much I watched it 91 times...
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On 91 screens all at once!
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(Screenshots from 'Le champignon des Carpathes', 'Naked Highway' & 'Puting Paalam'),

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41. Le champignon des Carpathes (The Carpathian Mushroom, Jean-Claude Biette, 1990) 8/10
42. Favola crudele (The Dark Tale, Roberto Leoni, 1991) 6.5/10
43. Kaikan onanie: Niizuma-hen (Light Sleep, Hisayasu Satô, 1993) 7.5/10
44. Red Spirit Lake (Charles Pinion, 1993) 7/10
45. Le fils de Gascogne (The Son of Gascogne, Pascal Aubier, 1995) 8/10
46. Parasaito Ivu (Parasite Eve, Masayuki Ochiai, 1997) 6.5/10
47. Naked Highway (Wash Westmoreland, 1997) 8/10
48. Satyr (Michael Zen, 1998) 7/10

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A collection of shorts,

49-50. Lady Lazarus (Sandra Lahire, 1991) 7.5/10 (23 min), Green Dream (Josephine Massarella, 1994) 9/10 (23 min), La pêche miraculeuse (Cécile Fontaine, 1995) 8.5/10 (10 min), Puting Paalam (The White Funeral, Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena, 1997) 8/10 (30 min), Chronic (Jennifer Todd Reeves, 1997) 7.5/10 (38 min) (Total: 124 min)

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Spoiler
1. Youkai tengoku: Ghost Hero (Monster Heaven: Ghost Hero, Macoto Tezuka, 1990) 7/10
2. Wârudo apâtomento horâ (World Apartment Horror, Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 1991) 7.5/10
3. Kamitsukitai/Dorakiyura yori ai-0 (My Soul Is Slashed, Shûsuke Kaneko, 1991) 7.5/10
4. Yôkai hantâ: Hiruko (Hiruko the Goblin, Shinya Tsukamoto, 1991) 6/10
5. 964 Pinocchio (Shozin Fukui, 1991) 5.5/10
6. Terminal USA (Jon Moritsugu, 1993) 9/10
7. Genkai jinkô keisû (Anatomia Extinction, Yoshihiro Nishimura, 1995) 6.5/10
8. Yabu no naka (In the Thicket, Hisayasu Satô, 1996) 8/10
9. Shier lou (12 Storeys, Eric Khoo, 1997) 8/10
10. Daun di Atas Bantal (Leaf on a Pillow, Garin Nugroho, 1998) 8.5/10
11. C'est vrai!/One Hour (Robert Frank, 1990) 9/10
12. Bercinta dengan maut/Dangerous Seductress (H. Tjut Djalil, 1992) 7.5/10
13. Chigireta ai no satsujin (The Brutal Insanity of Love, Toshiharu Ikeda, 1993) 7/10
14. Night of the Scarecrow (Jeff Burr, 1995) 7/10
15. Wui wan yeh (Out of the Dark, Jeffrey Lau, 1995) 6.5/10
16. Yao jie huang hou/Bugis Street (Yonfan, 1995) 8/10
17. Joyû-rei (Don't Look Up, Hideo Nakata, 1996) 6/10
18. Finished (William E. Jones, 1997) 8/10
19. Progeny (Brian Yuzna, 1998) 7.5/10
20. Yogore ta onna - Maria (Dirty Maria, Takahisa Zeze, 1998) 8/10
21. Passion (Jürgen Reble, 1990) 9/10
22. Rezubian reipu: Amai mitsujû (Silencer Made of Glass, Hisayasu Satô, 1991) 7/10
23. Goh yeung yee sang (Dr. Lamb, Danny Lee & Billy Tang, 1992) 7/10
24. Ein Tag im Leben der Endverbraucher (‎A Day In The Life of a Consumer, Harun Farocki, 1993) 9/10
25. Rock N Roll Dreams (Toby Ross, 1995) 7/10
26. Kondom des Grauens (Killer Condom, Martin Walz, 1996) 7.5/10
27. United Trash (Christoph Schlingensief, 1996) 7.5/10
28. Kokkuri-san (Kokkuri, Takahisa Zeze, 1997) 6.5/10
29. Yue kuai le, yue duo luo (Hold You Tight, Stanley Kwan, 1998) 8/10
30. Muk lau hung gwong (The Victim, Ringo Lam, 1999) 8/10
31. Posledniy son Anatoliya Vasilievicha (The Last Dream of Anatoly Vasilyevich, Vladimir Kobrin, 1990) 8.5/10
32. Split Second (Tony Maylam, 1992) 5.5/10
33. Chikan densha: Iyarashii kôi (Birthday, Hisayasu Satô, 1993) 8/10
34. Fuego gris (Grey Fire, Pablo César, 1994) 6/10
35. La lengua asesina (Killer Tongue, Alberto Sciamma, 1996) 6.5/10
36. Fun Bar Karaoke (Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, 1997) 7.5/10
37. Neji-shiki (Screwed, Teruo Ishii, 1998) 7.5/10
38. Nn-891102 (Gô Shibata, 1999) 8/10
39-40. 1867 (Ken McMullen, 1990) 9/10 (12 min), The Strange Encounters and Timeless Wanderings of a Man Called 'R' (Ken McMullen, 1992) 8/10 (21 min), The Cardinal and the Corpse (Christopher Petit, 1992) 7.5/10 (38 min), Gruppovoy Portret v Natyurmorte (Group Portrait as a Still Life, Vladimir Kobrin, 1993) 7.5/10 (15 min), Trouble in the Image (Pat O'Neill, 1996) 9/10 (38 min) (Total: 124 min)
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VH1 I Love The 90s
1. It (Tommy Lee Wallace-1990) (192 min)
2. Instrument (Jem Cohen-1999)
3. The Addams Family (Barry Sonnenfeld-1991)
4. Ronin (John Frankenheimer-1998)
5. Mat i syn (aka Mother and Son) (Aleksandr Sokurov-1997)
6. Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami-1990)
7. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (Hector Babenco-1991) (189 min)
8. A Goofy Movie (Kevin Lima-1995)
9. The Witches (Nicolas Roeg-1990)
10. Friday (F. Gary Gray-1995)
11. Dazed and Confused (Richard Linklater-1993)
12. Quest for Camelot (Frederik Du Chau-1998)
13. The Sandlot (David M. Evans-1993)
14. The Bonfire of the Vanities (Brian De Palma-1990)
15. Snake Eyes (Brian De Palma-1998)
16. Carlito's Way (Brian De Palma-1993) (144 min)
17. Raising Cain (Brian De Palma-1992)
18. Sleepy Hollow (Tim Burton-1999)
19. Orgazmo (Trey Parker-1997)
20. My Best Fiend {aka Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski} (Werner Herzog-1999)
21. Pokemon: Power of One {aka Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ: Maboroshi no pokemon: Rugia bakutan} (Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney-1999)

22. The Minion (Jean-Marc Piché-1998)

Decent low-budget action movie starring Dolph Lundgren. 1000 year old Knight Templar skeleton is found in NYC, so modern day Knight Templar Lundgren and a demonic body-jumping "minion" fight for a key that would unlock the anti-christ's prison.
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5. Neon Genesis Evangelion (Hideaki Anno, 1995-6) [Episodes 17-21, 23 x 4 + 29 x 1 = 121 mins]

Episode 21 longer than the previous, looks to vary a bit in runtime going forward. Great show, I'm invested.

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1. Neon Genesis Evangelion (Hideaki Anno, 1995) [Episodes 4-9, 23 x 6 = 138 mins]
2. La Vie de Bohème (Aki Kaurismäki, 1992) 7/10
3. Gabbeh (Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1996) 5/10
4. Neon Genesis Evangelion (Hideaki Anno, 1995) [Episodes 10-16, 23 x 6 = 138 mins]
5. Neon Genesis Evangelion (Hideaki Anno, 1995-6) [Episodes 17-21, 23 x 4 + 29 x 1 = 121 mins]
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Nineties
1. The Living End (1992)
2. Los Enchiladas (1999)
3. Three Seasons (1999)
4. Scream (1996) REVISION
5. Scream 2 (1997) REVISION
6. Child's Play 2 (1990)
7. Child's Play 3 (1991)
8. Bride of Chucky (1998)
9. The Resurrected (1991)
10. The Refrigerator (1991)
11. A Little Princess (1995)
12. Lord of Illusions (1995)
13. The Night Flier (1997)
14. Needful Things (1993)
15. Things. (1993)
16. Thinner (1996)
17. Meet the Applegates (1990)
18. Boy Meets Girl (1994)
19. Necronomicon (1993)
20. Castle Freak (1995)
21. Daddy's Girl (1996)
22. Deep Rising (1998)
23. Dust Devil (1992)
24. Love Bites (1993)
25. Nang Nak (1999)
26. Tremors (1990)
27. Trauma (1993)
28. Hexed (1993)
29. Mirage (1990)
30. Mimic (1997)
31. Mikey (1992)
32. Mom (1991)
33. Vampires (1998)
34. Shakma (1990)
35. The Fear (1995)
36. Playroom (1990)
37. Flatliners (1990)
38. Star Time (1992)
39. Living Doll (1990)
40. Funny Man (1994)
41. Mary Reilly (1996)
42. Subspecies (1991)
43. Wishmaster (1997)
44. Office Killer (1997)
45. Feeders (1996)
46. Dark Harbor (1998)

47. Shadowzone (1990)

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Onderhond wrote: October 24th, 2020, 9:54 pm On 91 screens all at once!
At 91 times speed :ICM:
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:ICM: DAY 24 : 1997 :ICM:

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Two awesomely bad movies that I can't help but watch every now and then. From Jon Voigt hamming it up in Anaconda to the fantastic green screens in
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Make sure to watch Chris Stuckman's review for this:


90's schlock

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:facepalm: For people who just want to see the numbers:
177. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) :ph43r:
178. Anaconda (1997) :party:
179. Good Burger (1997) tehe
180. Lan Yue (Blue Moon) (1997) :thumbsup:
181. Historie milosne (Love Stories) (1997) :ermm:
182. Motel Seoninjang (Motel Cactus) (1997) :down:
183. Le septième ciel (Seventh Heaven) (1997) B)
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20. The Legend of 1900 / La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (Giuseppe Tornatore, 1998) 7

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21. Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996) 6+

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The G90D old days
1. Like Water for Chocolate / Como agua para chocolate (Alfonso Arau, 1992) 5+
2. The Virgin Suicides (Sofia Coppola, 1999) [Rewatch] 8- (=)
3. Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh, 1996) [242min] 8

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4. The Power of Kangwon Province / Kangwon-do ui him (Sang-soo Hong, 1998) 7-

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5. [135 mins TV series]
The X-Files S5E8: Kitsunegari (Daniel Sackheim, 1998) 7+
The X-Files S5E9: Schizogeny (Ralph Hemecker, 1998) 7
The X-Files S5E10: Chinga (Kim Manners, 1998) 6+

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6. Betty (Claude Chabrol, 1992) 6+

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7. In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter, 1995) 6+

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8. Passion Fish (John Sayles, 1992) 7

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9. The Confessional / Le confessionnal (Robert Lepage, 1995) 6+

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10. [135 mins TV series]
The X-Files S5E11: Kill Switch (Rob Bowman, 1998) 8+
Probably the best conspiracy episode not related to aliens and the main arc, so far.
The X-Files S5E12: Bad Blood (Cliff Bole, 1998) 8-
One of the funniest script... feeling we are getting at the heights of the show.
The X-Files S5E13: Patient X (Kim Manners, 1998) 7-

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11. It All Starts Today / Ça commence aujourd'hui (Bertrand Tavernier, 1999) 8-

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12. Crime Story / Jung on zo (Kirk Wong, Jackie Chan, 1993) 7

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13. What Dreams May Come (Vincent Ward, 1998) 5-

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14. [135 mins TV series]
The X-Files S5E14: The Red and the Black (Chris Carter, 1998) 7-
The X-Files S5E15: Travelers (William A. Graham, 1998) 7
The X-Files S5E16: Mind's Eye (Kim Manners, 1998) 7

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15. My Cousin Vinny (Jonathan Lynn, 1992) 7+

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16. The Stone / Kamen (Aleksandr Sokurov, 1992) 5
17. Lucky People Center International (Erik Pauser, Johan Söderberg, 1998) 6+
18. Three Colors: Blue / Trois couleurs: Bleu (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1993) [Rewatch] 9+ (=)

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19. Cyclo / Xích Lô (Anh Hung Tran, 1995) [Rewatch] 8+ (=)

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98. Spanking the Monkey (1994) - 6/10
99. Shine (1996) - 6/10
100. Salige er de som tørster (1997) - 5/10
101. Gallivant (1996) - 7/10
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75. Wrongfully Accused (1998) <---- I love all these parodies.
76. Tales from the Darkside (1990)
77. Lord of Illusions (1995)
78. Nightbreed (1990)
79. Castle Freak (1995)
80. Giorgino (1994)
81. Flatliners (1990)

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Isn't It Ironic?
1. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
2. Anaconda (1997)
3. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
4. Species (1995)
5. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
6. Hocus Pocus (1993)
7. The Interview (1998)
8. Vampires (1998)
9. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) 167m
10. Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992)
11. The Witches (1990)
12. Con Air (1997)
13. Belfast, Maine (1999) BC1: 249m
14. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
15. Any Given Sunday (1999) BC1: 162m
16. Ghost (1990)
17. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
18. Blood Ties (1991)
19. Nowhere to Run (1993)
20. Outbreak (1995)
21. Ricochet (1991)
22. Buried Alive (1990)
23. 8MM (1999)
24. Knock Off (1998)
25. Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
26. Kickboxer 3: The Art of War (1992)
You know what Kickboxer needs? A "girl gets sold into sexual slavery" subplot! If you've ever thought that, this film's for you! Fighting is solid, the goofy demeanor not so much.

27. Se7en (1995)
Just... fuck Kevin Spacey. I don't want to have to think about how shitty of a person he is when watching otherwise amazing films.

28. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
This was a sweet one to revisit. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks at the peak of their romantic comedy-ness. A little creepy at times in hindsight, but still quite lovely.
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10. 3.0* - Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton (1990)

Tim Burton mixing urban fantasy and Gothic fairy tales. The result is a lot better than I remembered. I didn't really appreciate that particular combination the last time I watched it (I'm still a bigger fan of Burton's darker side), but at least the lighter elements didn't bother me as much this time around. Edward is somewhat of a cyberpunk Pinocchio, a man created by an inventor to cure his loneliness. When his creator dies he lives all alone in a mansion, until a family from a rosy suburban community finds him and takes him back with them. While he's slow to adjust, the people in the neighborhood seem to appreciate Edward's special skills. I still prefer the darker scenes in the mansion, but I couldn't really ignore Burton's all-round creativity here. While still a little cheesy (not in the least because of Elfman's score), the mix of elements is quite unique and the film has plenty of memorable moments. Not my favorite Burton, but a commendable film nonetheless.


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11. 3.0* - Goodbye for Tomorrow [Ashita] by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi (1995)

Ôbayashi will forever be known for his weird and madcap fantasy/horror cinema, but during the 90s he made a fair few films that are a lot more toned down. There are clear fantasy elements present in Goodbye for Tomorrow, but they're there to support the drama rather than the other way around. A boat accident casts a dark shadow over a small coastal village. Three months after the accident, friends and families of the deceased get a strange note, asking them to come to a remote island. There they will get one last chance to meet up with the people they lost that fateful day. Even without all the weirdness lighting up his films, Ôbayashi is still a pretty solid director. The first hour in particular is very moody, offering a nice mix of mystery, fantasy and drama. Once everyone is reunited the drama becomes a bit long-winded and heavy-handed, but solid performances, decent cinematography and a solid ending make this a worthwhile film.


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12. 3.5* - Shanghai Grand [Xin Shang Hai Tan] by Man Kit Poon (1996)

This was a bit of a surprise. I'd never heard of this film before, the only other Poon film I'd seen was absolutely terrible and '96 was a particularly dreadful year for Hong Kong cinema. In other words, expectations were very low. Turns out this was quite the explosive action/crime spectacle. Hui is a small-time crook who arrives in Shanghai. There he meets Ting, a low-ranking Triad member who never made it big. They hit it off and in no time they've built themselves a roaring crime empire. They are destined for greatness, until a woman gets in between them. From that moment on, their friendship starts to crumble. Produced by Tsui Hark and headlined by Andy Lau and Leslie Cheung, Shanghai Grand is a pretty high-profile action/crime film set in a bustling Shanghai of the 30s. The cinematography looks slick and classy, performances are on point, the pacing is perfect and there are some lovely action scenes. Very good genre work, deserves more recognition.

Not looking forward to the upcoming 90s revival
01. 1.0* - The English Patient by Anthony Minghella (1996)
02. 2.0* - Cool Runnings by Jon Turteltaub (1993)
03. 2.5* - Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit by Bill Duke (1993)
04. 2.5* - Dante's Peak by Roger Donaldson (1997)
05. 3.0* - Chizuko's Younger Sister [Futari] by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi (1991)
06. 1.0* - Jack by Francis Ford Coppola (1996)
07. 3.0* - Lupin III: Voyage to Danger [Rupan Sansei: Rupan Ansatsu Shirei] by Masaaki Ôsumi (1993)
08. 2.0* - Bitter Moon by Roman Polanski (1992)
09. 2.0* - Thelma & Louise by Ridley Scott (1991)
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VH1 I Love The 90s
1. It (Tommy Lee Wallace-1990) (192 min)
2. Instrument (Jem Cohen-1999)
3. The Addams Family (Barry Sonnenfeld-1991)
4. Ronin (John Frankenheimer-1998)
5. Mat i syn (aka Mother and Son) (Aleksandr Sokurov-1997)
6. Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami-1990)
7. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (Hector Babenco-1991) (189 min)
8. A Goofy Movie (Kevin Lima-1995)
9. The Witches (Nicolas Roeg-1990)
10. Friday (F. Gary Gray-1995)
11. Dazed and Confused (Richard Linklater-1993)
12. Quest for Camelot (Frederik Du Chau-1998)
13. The Sandlot (David M. Evans-1993)
14. The Bonfire of the Vanities (Brian De Palma-1990)
15. Snake Eyes (Brian De Palma-1998)
16. Carlito's Way (Brian De Palma-1993) (144 min)
17. Raising Cain (Brian De Palma-1992)
18. Sleepy Hollow (Tim Burton-1999)
19. Orgazmo (Trey Parker-1997)
20. My Best Fiend {aka Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski} (Werner Herzog-1999)
21. Pokemon: Power of One {aka Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ: Maboroshi no pokemon: Rugia bakutan} (Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney-1999)
22. The Minion (Jean-Marc Piché-1998)

23. Sleepless in Seattle (Nora Ephron-1993)
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:ICM: DAY 25 : 1997 :ICM:

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Oh how I love Event Horizon. I'd call it the best sci-fi/horror after Alien and The Thing.

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Perfect casting, perfect pace and perfect balance. Not even Chris Hemsworth has the mad charisma of Will Smith in the first MIB.

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It's said that President Bill Clinton's favorite movie was Air Force One and he actually watched the movie on Air Force One on multiple occasions. I cry when I think about the stuff President Trump might be watching on Air Force One. tehe

90's schlock

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Watchlisted Arthouse

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:facepalm: For people who just want to see the numbers:
184. Event Horizon (1997) (l)
185. Men in Black (1997) (l)
186. Air Force One (1997) B)
187. Mean Guns (1997) :cowbow: :guns:
188. The Myth of Fingerprints (1997) :blink:
189. Le Bassin de J.W. (1997) :sleeping:
190. Great Performances: Robert Altman's Jazz '34 (1997) B)
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Nineties
1. The Living End (1992)
2. Los Enchiladas (1999)
3. Three Seasons (1999)
4. Scream (1996) REVISION
5. Scream 2 (1997) REVISION
6. Child's Play 2 (1990)
7. Child's Play 3 (1991)
8. Bride of Chucky (1998)
9. The Resurrected (1991)
10. The Refrigerator (1991)
11. A Little Princess (1995)
12. Lord of Illusions (1995)
13. The Night Flier (1997)
14. Needful Things (1993)
15. Things. (1993)
16. Thinner (1996)
17. Meet the Applegates (1990)
18. Boy Meets Girl (1994)
19. Necronomicon (1993)
20. Castle Freak (1995)
21. Daddy's Girl (1996)
22. Deep Rising (1998)
23. Dust Devil (1992)
24. Love Bites (1993)
25. Nang Nak (1999)
26. Tremors (1990)
27. Trauma (1993)
28. Hexed (1993)
29. Mirage (1990)
30. Mimic (1997)
31. Mikey (1992)
32. Mom (1991)
33. Vampires (1998)
34. Shakma (1990)
35. The Fear (1995)
36. Playroom (1990)
37. Flatliners (1990)
38. Star Time (1992)
39. Living Doll (1990)
40. Funny Man (1994)
41. Mary Reilly (1996)
42. Subspecies (1991)
43. Wishmaster (1997)
44. Office Killer (1997)
45. Feeders (1996)
46. Dark Harbor (1998)
47. Shadowzone (1990)

48. Doppelganger (1993)

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Much like Denis Villeneuve's more recent Enemy, this keeps things nice and ambiguous for the most part about whether the lead is suffering from split personality or really has an evil twin and Drew Barrymore does well playing two vast extremes. The film falls apart a bit towards the end - despite some awesome special effects - but there are some just superb wandering down a dark alleyway scenes that vividly bring Don't Look Now to mind in the mix.
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4. Thinner, by Tom Holland (1996) 7/10
Back in my days... (02)
01. Arachnophobia, by Frank Marshall (1990) 7,5/10
02. Zendegi va digar hich / And life goes on, by Abbas Kiarostami (1992) 8/10
03. Waiting for Guffman, by Christopher Guest (1996) 7,5/10
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