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Final Day:


214. Night Work (1939, George Archainbaud) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
--- The wonderful comic pair of Charles Ruggles & Mary Boland are at it again. This time trying to officially adopt Donald O'Connor, who they've taken care of for a while. However they've got to convince his grandfather they're tough enough for the task, and that takes some convincing when you're "wishy-washy" Ruggles. Very simple comic set-up, with professional execution from those involved. Fun.


215. Young Man's Fancy (1939, Robert Stevenson) - 4/10
--- Kind of hard not to appreciate a movie where a man falls in love with a human cannonball, for this was both elegant and lively. But the overall story failed to fully engage me. Fuzzy a lot of the time, even if individual scenes were good.


216. Three Sons (1939, Jack Hively) - 5/10
--- Remake of Sweepings (1933), a sentimental business drama where a man spends his whole life building up a department store he hopes his sons will take over, except they're not interested. It's a good unspectacular drama with a few short-cuts. Good one for character actor Edward Ellis, who has to fill the shoes of Lionel Barrymore, who did the original. He does fine. Neither better nor worse than the '33 adaptation.


217. The Gang's All Here (1939, Thornton Freeland) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
--- Apparently Alfred Hitchcock agreed to direct this, but signed with David O Selznick and went to Hollywood instead. A crime scenario with quite a bit of humor, something I could see Hitchcock get something out of. However since it's American director Thornton Freeland, during his British period, handling this project, it becomes something completely different to what you'd expect a Hitchcock to be. Freeland's end result is something a lot more standard, low on detail, and straight forward production wise. The timing and polish you'd have in a Hitchcock movie is nowhere to be seen. So in that regard this is more like a hack job than the special Jack Buchanan attraction this looks on paper.

With that said, this is a entertaining one. What makes it stand-out is the number of Hollywood imports. They brought over poverty row villain Jack La Rue, B-movie slickster Otto Kruger and A-list comic relief Edward Everett Horton. And Horton was put to good use here as Buchanan's valet/assistant. I would say Horton actually steals this from the local British star.


218. Me and My Pal (1939, Thomas Bentley) - 4/10
--- British slapstick from Charlie Chaplin wannabe Dave Willis. Totally goofy, especially when considering a lot of this type of humor had been out-of-date since the silent era. Plenty of verbal gags, something you'd expect from Laurel & Hardy. However Willis is none of those, so it comes across 3rd rate while also providing laughs. Many of them tired laughs, but laughs nonetheless.


219. Risky Business (1939, Arthur Lubin) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
--- I recognized the early scenes without researching this, and it's pretty much a direct remake of Okay America! (1932). Pure routine, but a routine old Hollywood was so great at. Typical tight programmer storytelling and George Murphy gives his part credibility. Solid filler release.


220. Pride of the Blue Grass (1939, William C. McGann) - 4/10
--- Story of a horse and the family that owns it. It's fine, but I'm rarely interested in stories of this nature. Something about horses that bores me. Trying not to take it out on the actual film making, but there wasn't anything original to the formula either. Just a acceptable release.


221. A Desperate Adventure (1938, John H. Auer) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
--- Republic Pictures hiring once-a-superstar Ramon Novarro for a light melodrama. But by this point Novarro had lost all his allure as a screen idol and this picture was just as dull as his personality came across.


222. The Higgins Family (1938, Gus Meins) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
--- The Higgins Family (1938), the first of the Higgins movies. They made 9 films in the series from 1938-1941, and it originally starred the Gleason Family. James Gleason and his wife Lucile Gleason, along with their less famous son Russell Gleason. Fun for what it was, which is prototype sitcom stuff with dysfunctional family troubles which ends in total chaos. Not amazing, but has its moments. This is the only film from the series I've been able to find, so i hope i'll eventually find more. Mainly because I'm a fan of James Gleason, and it's nice to see him get to work with the rest of the family.


223. The Kid Comes Back (1938, B. Reeves Eason) - 4/10
--- Made before, but released after the successful Kid Galahad (1937) where Wayne Morris also played a naive boxer. Not nearly as fun, but it's a likable little programmer if only looking for something to pass the time. Got Barton MacLane, so it's has some heavyweight personality there.


224. California Frontier (1938, Elmer Clifton) - 5/10
--- Solid Buck Jones outing out west. There are some nice dramatic touches, though, the film is naturally rushed to fit the hour format. Doesn't stop it from being a effective one.


225. Road Demon (1938, Otto Brower) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
--- Had a hollow ambiance, very much of the B-picture mold. Most intriguing thing about Road Demon (1938) is it being "Bojangles" Bill Robinson final appearance during his initial Hollywood run, though he would return for Stormy Weather (1943). Didn't give him anything memorable to do unfortunately, except for a short garage dance. The lead went to a guy called Henry Arthur, who only did five movies during his brief spell in movies. Bland guy. So for a overdose of personality we had Henry Armetta doing the "Luigi" shtick, even being called Luigi! He was 'a veeery Italiano.

Spoiler
1. Gas House Kids (1946, Sam Newfield) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
2. Criminal Court (1946, Robert Wise) - 5/10
3. Wife Wanted (1946, Phil Karlson) - 5/10
4. Curious George: Go West, Go Wild (2020, Michael LaBash) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
5. Drømmebyggerne [Dreambuilders] (2020, Kim Hagen Jensen & Tonni Zinck) - 5/10
6. Alias Mr. Twilight (1946, John Sturges) - 4/10
7. The Perfect Marriage (1946, Lewis Allen) - 5/10
8. Magnificent Doll (1946, Frank Borzage) - 4/10
9. Two Years Before the Mast (1946, John Farrow) - 6/10
10. Never Say Goodbye (1946, James V. Kern) - 6/10
11. My Reputation (1946, Curtis Bernhardt) - 6/10
12. Fiksiki: Bolshoy sekret [The Fixies: Top Secret] (2017, Vasiko Bedoshvili, Andrey Kolpin & Ivan Pshonkin) - 3/10
13. Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef (2020, Blair Simmons) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
14. Monsieur Beaucaire (1946, George Marshall) - 6/10
15. Children on Trial (1946, Jack Lee) - 5/10
16. Night Boat to Dublin (1946, Lawrence Huntington) - 7/10
17. Two Smart People (1946, Jules Dassin) - 5/10
18. Three Wise Fools (1946, Edward Buzzell) - 5/10
19. Courage of Lassie (1946, Fred M. Wilcox) - 5/10
20. Appointment with Crime (1946, John Harlow) - 6/10
21. Up Goes Maisie (1946, Harry Beaumont) - 5/10
22. The Hoodlum Saint (1946, Norman Taurog) - 5/10
23. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946, David Butler) - 6/10
24. Little Giant (1946, William A. Seiter) - 6/10
25. They Knew Mr. Knight (1946, Norman Walker) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
26. Shadowed (1946, John Sturges) - 4/10
27. The Bachelor's Daughters (1946, Andrew L. Stone) - 6/10 - FIRST CHECK!
28. The Return of Monte Cristo (1946, Henry Levin) - 5/10
29. Breakfast in Hollywood (1946, Harold D. Schuster) - 4/10
30. Quiet Weekend (1946, Harold French) - 4/10
31. The Well Groomed Bride (1946, Sidney Lanfield) - 5/10
32. Three Little Girls in Blue (1946, H. Bruce Humberstone & John Brahm) - 4/10
33. The Bride Wore Boots (1946, Irving Pichel) - 4/10
34. Rendezvous with Annie (1946, Allan Dwan) - 6/10
35. Send for Paul Temple (1946, John Argyle) - 4/10
36. The Show-Off (1946, Harry Beaumont) - 6/10
37. The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946, Henry Levin & George Sherman) - 5/10
38. The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946, Lothar Mendes) - 6/10
39. The Cockeyed Miracle (1946, S. Sylvan Simon) - 6/10
40. The Time of Their Lives (1946, Charles Barton) - 7/10
41. The Laughing Lady (1946, Paul L. Stein) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
42. King of the Forest Rangers (1946, Spencer Gordon Bennet & Fred C. Brannon) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
43. Daughter of Don Q (1946, Spencer Gordon Bennet & Fred C. Brannon) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
44. Dark Alibi (1946, Phil Karlson) - 6/10
45. Shadows Over Chinatown (1946, Terry O. Morse) - 5/10
46. Dangerous Money (1946, Terry O. Morse) - 4/10
47. The Trap (1946, Howard Bretherton) - 4/10
48. Tangier (1946, George Waggner) - 4/10
49. A Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946, Lew Landers) - 5/10
50. The Phantom Thief (1946, D. Ross Lederman) - 4/10
51. Boston Blackie and the Law (1946, D. Ross Lederman) - 5/10
52. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020, Tim Hill) - 7/10
53. Bigfoot Family (2020, Jeremy Degruson & Ben Stassen) - 4/10
54. Blondie's Lucky Day (1946, Abby Berlin) - 5/10
55. Blondie Knows Best (1946, Abby Berlin) - 5/10
56. Mysterious Intruder (1946, William Castle) - 6/10
57. The Secret of the Whistler (1946, George Sherman) - 5/10
58. Smooth as Silk (1946, Charles Barton) - 5/10
59. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946, Edgar G. Ulmer) - 4/10
60. The Mysterious Mr. Valentine (1946, Philip Ford) - 4/10
61. George in Civvy Street (1946, Marcel Varnel) - 5/10
62. Lady Chaser (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
63. The Inner Circle (1946, Philip Ford) - 4/10
64. Claudia and David (1946, Walter Lang) - 5/10
65. Traffic in Crime (1946, Lesley Selander) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
66. The Madonna's Secret (1946, Wilhelm Thiele) - 6/10
67. Joe Palooka, Champ (1946, Reginald Le Borg) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
68. Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946, Cy Endfield) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
69. Terror by Night (1946, Roy William Neill) - 6/10
70. Dressed to Kill (1946, Roy William Neill) - 6/10
71. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946, Gordon Douglas) - 5/10
72. Dangerous Millions (1946, James Tinling) - 4/10
73. Theirs Is the Glory (1946, Brian Desmond Hurst) - 4/10
74. The Way We Live (1946, Jill Craigie) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
75. Swamp Fire (1946, William H. Pine) - 4/10
76. The Last Crooked Mile (1946, Philip Ford) - 5/10
77. Step by Step (1946, Phil Rosen) - 4/10
78. Meet Me on Broadway (1946, Leigh Jason) - 4/10
79. Sentimental Journey (1946, Walter Lang) - 6/10
80. The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946, Arthur Lubin) - 4/10
81. One Way to Love (1946, Ray Enright) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
82. The Fabulous Suzanne (1946, Steve Sekely) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
83. If I'm Lucky (1946, Lewis Seiler) - 5/10
84. Riverboat Rhythm (1946, Leslie Goodwins) - 4/10
85. No Leave, No Love (1946, Charles Martin) - 6/10
86. Little Mister Jim (1946, Fred Zinnemann) - 4/10
87. Men of Two Worlds (1946, Thorold Dickinson) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
88. Perilous Holiday (1946, Edward H. Griffith) - 5/10
89. Cross My Heart (1946, John Berry) - 6/10
90. Swell Guy (1946, Frank Tuttle) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
91. Teheran (1946, William Freshman & Giacomo Gentilomo) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
92. The Magnificent Rogue (1946, Albert S. Rogell) - 3/10
93. Sing While You Dance (1946, D. Ross Lederman) - 4/10
94. Talk About a Lady (1946, George Sherman) - 3/10
95. Avalanche (1946, Irving Allen) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
96. Bringing Up Father (1946, Edward F. Cline) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
97. The Unknown (1946, Henry Levin) - 5/10
98. The Truth About Murder (1946, Lew Landers) - 4/10
99. The Catman of Paris (1946, Lesley Selander) - 4/10
100. Affairs of Geraldine (1946, George Blair) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
101. Tumbleweed Trail (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
102. Sheriff of Redwood Valley (1946, R.G. Springsteen) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
103. Singin' in the Corn (1946, Del Lord) - 5/10
104. Strangler of the Swamp (1946, Frank Wisbar) - 5/10
105. The Devil's Mask (1946, Henry Levin) - 4/10
106. Son of the Guardsman (1946, Derwin Abrahams) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
107. Leonardo da Vinci (1952, Luciano Emmer & Enrico Gras) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
108. Picasso (1954, Luciano Emmer) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
109. The Agitator (1945, John Harlow) - 3/10
110. The World Owes Me a Living (1945, Vernon Sewell) - 3/10
111. Rockin' in the Rockies (1945, Vernon Keays) - 5/10
112. Night Club Girl (1945, Edward F. Cline) - 4/10
113. Great Stagecoach Robbery (1945, Lesley Selander) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
114. Phantom of the Plains (1945, Lesley Selander) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
115. Jungle Raiders (1945, Lesley Selander) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
116. Secrets of a Sorority Girl (1945, Frank Wisbar & Lew Landers) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
117. Gangs of the Waterfront (1945, George Blair) - 4/10
118. The Beautiful Cheat (1945, Charles Barton) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
119. Renegades of the Rio Grande (1945, Howard Bretherton) - 4/10
120. Action Is Not Missing (1987, Angel Labra) - 4/10
121. Rationing (1944, Willis Goldbeck) - 5/10
122. Lake Placid Serenade (1944, Steve Sekely) - 5/10
123. Music in Manhattan (1944, John H. Auer) - 4/10
124. Alaska (1944, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
125. Ever Since Venus (1944, Arthur Dreifuss) - 5/10
126. Take It Big (1944, Frank McDonald) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
127. Take It or Leave It (1944, Benjamin Stoloff) - 3/10
128. The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special (2020, Ken Cunningham) - 4/10
129. Hat Check Honey (1944, Edward F. Cline) - 4/10
130. Jamboree (1944, Joseph Santley) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
131. Hi, Beautiful (1944, Leslie Goodwins) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
132. Goodnight, Sweetheart (1944, Joseph Santley) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
133. Three Little Sisters (1944, Joseph Santley) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
134. My Gal Loves Music (1944, Edward C. Lilley) - 4/10
135. The Girl in the Case (1944, William Berke) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
136. Sheriff of Las Vegas (1944, Lesley Selander) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
137. The Hundred Pound Window (1944, Brian Desmond Hurst) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
138. Theatre Royal (1943, John Baxter) - 6/10 - FIRST CHECK!
139. Somewhere on Leave (1943, John E. Blakeley) - 5/10
140. My Kingdom for a Cook (1943, Richard Wallace) - 4/10
141. Two Tickets to London (1943, Edwin L. Marin) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
142. Marching On! (1943, Spencer Williams) - 2/10
143. Is Everybody Happy? (1943, Charles Barton) - 4/10
144. O, My Darling Clementine (1943, Frank McDonald) - 4/10
145. Two Señoritas from Chicago (1943, Frank Woodruff) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
146. Dixie Dugan (1943, Otto Brower) - 4/10
147. Good Morning, Judge (1943, Jean Yarbrough) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
148. Pistol Packin' Mama (1943, Frank Woodruff) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
149. Get Going (1943, Jean Yarbrough) - 4/10
150. How's About It? (1943, Erle C. Kenton) - 4/10
151. Gals, Incorporated (1943, Leslie Goodwins) - 5/10
152. She's for Me (1943, Reginald Le Borg) - 4/10
153. Follow the Band (1943, Jean Yarbrough) - 4/10
154. Days of Old Cheyenne (1943, Elmer Clifton) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
155. Butch Minds the Baby (1942, Albert S. Rogell) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
156. Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942, Gregory Ratoff) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
157. Somewhere in Camp (1942, John E. Blakeley) - 3/10
158. Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942, Ralph Murphy) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
159. Canal Zone (1942, Lew Landers) - 4/10
160. The Spirit of Stanford (1942, Charles Barton) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
161. Moonlight Masquerade (1942, John H. Auer) - 4/10
162. Queen of Broadway (1942, Sam Newfield) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
163. Almost Married (1942, Charles Lamont) - 4/10
164. Med dej i mina armar [With You in My Arms] (1940, Hasse Ekman) - 3/10
165. Busses Roar (1942, D. Ross Lederman) - 4/10
166. Border Roundup (1942, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
167. Rolling Down the Great Divide (1942, Sam Newfield) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
168. Spring Meeting (1941, Walter C. Mycroft) - 5/10
169. The Parson of Panamint (1941, William C. McGann) - 6/10 - FIRST CHECK!
170. San Antonio Rose (1941, Charles Lamont) - 5/10
171. Last of the Duanes (1941, James Tinling) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
172. Swing It Soldier (1941, Harold Young) - 4/10
173. Kaptein Sabeltann og den magiske diamant [Captain Sabertooth and the Magic Diamond] (2019, Marit Moum Aune & Rasmus A. Sivertsen) - 4/10
174. Alien Xmas (2020, Stephen Chiodo) - 3/10
175. The Stork Pays Off (1941, Lew Landers) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
176. Melody Lane (1941, Charles Lamont) - 3/10
177. Washington Melodrama (1941, S. Sylvan Simon) - 5/10
178. This England (1941, David MacDonald) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
179. Jungle Cavalcade (1941, William C. Ament, Armand Denis & Clyde E. Elliott) - 3/10
180. The Blonde from Singapore (1941, Edward Dmytryk) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
181. Two Latins from Manhattan (1941, Charles Barton) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
182. Angels with Broken Wings (1941, Bernard Vorhaus) - 5/10
183. Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga (1941, John Rawlins) - 4/10
184. Bachelor Daddy (1941, Harold Young) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
185. Dynamite Canyon (1941, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
186. Bowery Boy (1940, William Morgan) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
187. Sunday Sinners (1940, Arthur Dreifuss) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
188. Law and Disorder (1940, David MacDonald) - 5/10
189. Untamed (1940, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
190. The Middle Watch (1940, Thomas Bentley) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
191. Sandy Is a Lady (1940, Charles Lamont) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
192. Sandy Gets Her Man (1940, Otis Garrett & Paul Gerard Smith) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
193. Laugh It Off (1940, John Baxter & Wallace Orton) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
194. Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love! (1940, Charles Lamont) - 6/10
195. Zazà (1944, Renato Castellani) - 5/10
196. Golden Gloves (1940, Edward Dmytryk) - 5/10
197. Margie (1940, Otis Garrett & Paul Gerard Smith) - 5/10
198. South to Karanga (1940, Harold D. Schuster) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
199. Men Without Souls (1940, Nick Grinde) - 4/10
200. Flaming Lead (1939, Sam Newfield) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
201. Two Gun Troubador (1939, Raymond K. Johnson) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
202. Death Goes North (1939, Frank McDonald) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
203. Unexpected Father (1939, Charles Lamont) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
204. Little Accident (1939, Charles Lamont) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
205. Yes, Madam? (1939, Norman Lee) - 6/10 - FIRST CHECK!
206. There Ain't No Justice (1939, Pen Tennyson) - 6/10
207. Discoveries (1939, Redd Davis) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
208. Some Like It Hot (1939, George Archainbaud) - 5/10
209. A Woman Is the Judge (1939, Nick Grinde) - 5/10
210. The Royal Visit (1939, Frank Badgley) - 5/10
211. Terra Willy: Planète inconnue [Astro Kid] (2019, Eric Tosti) - 6/10
212. Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday (2020, DreamWorks Animation) - 2/10 - FIRST CHECK!
213. I'm from Missouri (1939, Theodore Reed) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
214. Night Work (1939, George Archainbaud) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
215. Young Man's Fancy (1939, Robert Stevenson) - 4/10
216. Three Sons (1939, Jack Hively) - 5/10
217. The Gang's All Here (1939, Thornton Freeland) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
218. Me and My Pal (1939, Thomas Bentley) - 4/10
219. Risky Business (1939, Arthur Lubin) - 5/10 - FIRST CHECK!
220. Pride of the Blue Grass (1939, William C. McGann) - 4/10
221. A Desperate Adventure (1938, John H. Auer) - 3/10 - FIRST CHECK!
222. The Higgins Family (1938, Gus Meins) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!
223. The Kid Comes Back (1938, B. Reeves Eason) - 4/10
224. California Frontier (1938, Elmer Clifton) - 5/10
225. Road Demon (1938, Otto Brower) - 4/10 - FIRST CHECK!

That's it for me for this challenge. Finished what I had left of 1946 half-way though. I thought I was going to start on '47, but ended up finding a massive vault of big studio B-movies I hadn't seen before on vk.com. Had time to watch over a hundred of those before this month was up and I only had time to search 1938 to 1945. I still have 1937 and backwards to go, so we're probable talking another hundred movies before I'm done checking years I've already "finished". Filling in a lot of holes in my filmography. Especially for Universal and Colombia pictures. For 80 of those 225 films I was the first to check on ICM. Anyway, it's been fun doing a challenge that suits my viewing habits, and it's been a long while since I saw that many films during a month!
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1. El bruto (1953) 8/10
2. El Gran Calavera (1949) 6/10
3. The Long Memory (1953) 6/10
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Last two for me.

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52. 3.0* - Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself! The Escape [Katte ni Shiyagare!! Dasshutsu Keikaku] by Kiyoshi Kurosawa (1995)

The second entry in one of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's lesser known franchises. It's not too surprising the Suit Yourself of Shoot Yourself films never became a big success, it is after all a series of Japanese TV films. The lighter tone, the excellent cast, consistent quality and short runtimes make this a franchise well worth exploring. Yûji's latest assignment involves tailing the daughter of a Yakuza boss. He finds out the girl is hooking up with a boy in secret, something her father doesn't appreciate in the least. After this discovery, he offers Yûji a big lump sum of money if he captures the boy and brings him in. Show Aikawa is a great lead, with actors like Sabu and Ren Osugi backing him up Kurosawa was able to assemble a great cast. The film isn't too serious, the story isn't dragged out unnecessarily and even though it lacks a little visual flair, the entertainment value is high. A solid entry in a solid series.

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53. 3.0* - Run by Aneesh Chaganty (2007)

A very decent Munchausen by proxy inspired thriller. Run is certainly not the first of its kind, also not a film that is trying to push the boundaries of the genre, but if you're looking for quality filler thrillers this is exactly the kind of film that will disappoint few people, which is also worth something. Chloe was born too early, because of that she suffers from several illnesses and conditions. Her mom takes good care of her, she even homeschools Chloe. When one day she comes home with a new medicine, Chloe begins to suspect something is off, and she launches an investigation to find out what the pills are for. The first half is by far the most interesting. As long as the mystery remains intact, there's enough tension to keep you on the edge of your seat. Once the twists and reveals start rolling in, the film loses steam, not in the least because there's nothing particularly original about the revelations. The presentation is pretty decent but nothing noteworthy, the same goes for the performances. Not a bad film, solid entertainment, but a bit light.

Finally some good films
01. 1.5* - The Harvest by John McNaughton (2013)
02. 3.5* - Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight [W Lesie Dzis Nie Zasnie Nikt] by Bartosz M. Kowalski (2020)
03. 2.0* - Wedding Bells for the Otaku? [Demo, Kekkon Shitai! ~BL Mangaka no Kojirase~] by Chimura Toshimitsu (2017)
04. 4.0* - High & Low: The Movie 3 - Final Miss by Shigeaki Kubo, Tsuyoshi Nakakuki (2017)
05. 2.0* - I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Story by Michael Arthur (2019)
06. 3.0* - Come Play by Jacob Chase (2020)
07. 3.5* - Taro the Dragon Boy [Tatsu no Ko Tarô] by Kirio Urayama (1979)
08. 2.5* - His House by Remi Weekes (2020)
09. 3.0* - Menendez: The Day of the Lord [Menendez Parte 1: El Día del Señor] by Santiago Alvarado Ilarri (2020)
10. 2.0* - Wolf by Michael Jones (2017)
11. 2.0* - All the King's Men [Tian Xia Di Yi] by King Hu (1983)
12. 3.5* - Kindred by Joe Marcantonio (2020)
13. 3.0* - Juliet, Naked by Jesse Peretz (2018)
14. 3.5* - Insanity [Bou Fung Yue] by Kwong-yiu Lee (2014)
15. 3.5* - Top Knot Detective by Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce (2017)
16. 3.0* - Triggered by Alastair Orr (2020)
17. 3.5* - The Mimic [Jang-san-beom] by Jung Huh (2017)
18. 3.5* - The Professor by Wayne Roberts (2018)
19. 4.0* - Possessor by Brandon Cronenberg (2020)
20. 3.0* - 2067 by Seth Larney (2020)
21. 2.5* - Tokyo Living Dead Idol [Tôkyô Ribingu Deddo Aidoru] by Yûki Kumagai (2018)
22. 3.5* - Goldbuster [Yao Ling Ling] by Sandra Kwan Yue Ng (2017)
23. 3.0* - Legend of the Eight Samurai [Satomi Hakken-den] by Kinji Fukasaku (1983)
24. 3.0* - All the Wrong Spies [Wo Ai Ye Lai Xiang] by Teddy Robin Kwan (1983)
25. 3.5* - Not Quite Dead Yet [Ichido Shinde Mita] by Shinji Hamasaki (2020)
26. 3.0* - Richard Jewell by Clint Eastwood (2019)
27. 2.5* - Vanguard by Stanley Tong (2020)
28. 3.0* - The 3rd Eye 2 [Mata Batin 2] by Rocky Soraya (2019)
29. 3.0* - Buddy Games by Josh Duhamel (2019)
30. 3.0* - Blind by Marcel Walz (2019)
31. 3.5* - Eternity [Éternité] by Anh Hung Tran (2016)
32. 3.0* - Hero by Masayuki Suzuki (2015)
33. 3.5* - Mortal [Torden] by André Øvredal (2020)
34. 3.5* - Ode to Joy by Jason Winer (2019)
35. 3.5* - The Blade of Wind by Zhou Zhong (2020)
36. 3.0* - Love Undercover [Sun Jaat Si Mui] by Joe Ma (2002)
37. 2.5* - Glass House by Daniel Sackheim (2001)
38. 3.0* - Century of the Dragon [Lung Joi Bin Yuen] by Clarence Yiu-leung Fok (1999)
39. 3.5* - Deathcember by various (2019)
40. 3.5* - Pika*nchi Life Is Hard Dakedo Happy by Yukihiko Tsutsumi (2002)
41. 3.5* - Pledge by Daniel Robbins (2018)
xx. 3.5* - Kalanchoe [Karankoe no Hana] by Shun Nakagawa (2017)
42. 3.0* - Concrete Plans by Will Jewell (2020)
43. 3.0* - Duel of the Iron Fist [Da Jue Dou] by Cheh Chang (1971)
44. 3.5* - Girl's Revenge [Ha Luo Shao Nu] by Weica Wang (2020)
45. 3.5* - The Kiss [Seppun] by Kunitoshi Manda (2007)
46. 2.0* - Friendsgiving by Nicol Paone (2020)
47. 3.0* - Boss Level by Joe Carnahan (2020)
48. 3.5* - Send Me to the Clouds [Song o Shang Qing Yun] by Congcong Teng (2019)
49. 3.5* - Red Post on Escher Street [Escher Dori no Akai Posuto] by Sion Sono (2020)
50. 3.0* - Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey by David E. Talbert (2020)
51. 1.5* - The Girls Rebel Force of Competitive Swimmers [Joshikyôei Hanrangun] by Kôji Kawano (2007)
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When NFL officials retire...
1. Guns Akimbo (2019)
2. Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine (2020)
3. 10.0 Earthquake (2014)
4. Logan Lucky (2017)
5. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
6. Pandemic (2009)
7. Aeon Flux (2005)
8. Bad Ass (2012)
9. Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014)
10. Cummins: Get Outta Here; Devil! (2020)
11. Nicole Blaine: Life's a Bit (2020)
12. 420 Friendly Comedy Special (2013)
13. Matt Besser: Pot Humor (2019)
14. Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
15. Ben Gleib: Neurotic Gangster (2016)
16. Chris Porter: A Man from Kansas (2019)
17. Alice Fraser: Savage (2020)
18. Celia Pacquola: All Talk (2020)
19. Judith Lucy Vs Men (2020)
20. Tommy Little: Self-Diagnosed Genius (2020)
21. Anne Edmonds: What's Wrong with You? (2020)
22. Black Snake Moan (2006)
23. Jayde Adams: Serious Black Jumper (2020)
24. Geo-Disaster (2017)
25. The Cold Light of Day (2012)
26. Sofía Niño de Rivera: Expuesta (2016)
27. Sharkenstein (2016)
28. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
29. Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh (2018)
30. The Score (2001)
31. Mercy Christmas (2017)
32. Slay Belles (2018)
33. Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids (2020)
34. Sick for Toys (2018)
35. Sofía Niño de Rivera: Natural Selection (2018)
36. I.T. (2016)
37. The Social Dilemma (2020)
38. Kathleen Madigan: Bothering Jesus (2016)
39. Good Tidings (2016)
40. Jay Mohr: Happy. And a Lot. (2015)
41. Jay Mohr: Funny for a Girl (2012)
42. Melanie Comarcho: Hello! (2012)
43. You Did This to Me (2016)
44. Happiest Season (2020)
45. The Lie (2018)
46. Detroit (2017)
47. George Lopez: We'll Do It for Half (2020)

Last batch. Detroit was good - really interesting dramatization of one of the stories from the Detroit race riots.
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RogerTheMovieManiac88 wrote: November 30th, 2020, 3:14 pm
jdidaco wrote: November 29th, 2020, 4:49 pm Zhila-byla devochka (Once There Was a Girl, Viktor Eysymont, 1944) 9/10 (Thank you Angel & Roger, (l) )
(l) (l) I'm so ecstatic and thankful that this has been subbed and so glad too that you appear to have loved it, jd. I shall have to watch it again soon to refresh my memory of it. I cherish the poignancy and humanity that is seen in these two little girls during these wartime struggles, with their dedication and dutifulness but also their childish side evident in wonderings, explorations, brief moments of playfulness. (l) (l)

I just watched a very special one from Miguel Morayta last night, after seeing your high ratings for his films. Thanks so much for allowing me to remember the director at this time of year! I don't think I liked 'Hipócrita..!' (1949) quite as much as you, but this subsequent one (that I'll name and log here later, haahaa) really hit me hard.
Hi Roger, yes, I was so glad I was able to see one of your DtC nominees, 'Zhila-byla devochka' (and with Spanish subs!). Poignancy and humanity as you say, from every filmic pore, and the girls are absolutely lovely, but it's the landscape I'll remember most - that Griffithian traverse of one of the girls in search of water under that frozen, grueling weather, and the broken, weathered people and faces she sees, I almost congealed myself, or those empty, bombed houses still filled with little memories and mementos (dolls, photographs, pieces of bread), I found it all a very physical, sensorial experience.

Oh, Morayta has been one of my favorite discoveries of the month! I haven't seen that one you saw (I'll wait for your post), but the two I saw are apparently part of a trilogy highlighting the monstrous and the mutilated (both the City as an engulfing monstrous metaphor and characters as physically mutilated - hooked arms, scarred faces, leprosy); they were absolutely fascinating, especially 'Camino del infierno' one of my favorite Noir viewings this month (and what a stunning, impressive actress Leticia Palma was!).
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1. Hell House LLC (2015) - 3/10
2. Barbie: Dolphin Magic (2017) - 4/10
3. Crumbs (2015) - 6/10
4. Pili (2017) - 8/10
5. Kanyamakan (2014) - 7/10
6. Chokeslam (2016) - 7/10
7. Antes que cante el gallo (2016) - 7/10
8. Abzurdah (2015) - 7/10
9. UIO: Sácame a Pasear (2016) - 3/10
10. Barbie Dreamtopia: Festival of Fun (2017) - 4/10
11. Alice in Wonderland (1999) - 10/10 (rewatch)
12. Otvergnutye (2018) - 7/10 (first check)
13. Dinotopia (2002) - 10/10 (rewatch)
14. Hideous Kinky (1998) - 4/10
15. Kevade (1969) - 7/10
16. Delegacioni (2018) - 7/10
17. Sia, le rêve du python (2001) - 7/10
18. Sieben Sommersprossen (1978) - 9/10
19. Tale of the Mummy (1998) - 3/10
20. Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel (2018) - 3/10
21. Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire (2019) - 1/10
22. The Hayseeds (1934) - 6/10
23. The Frog Prince (1986) - 6/10
24. Five on a Treasure Island (1957) - 7/10
25. Ronja Rövardotter (1984) - 9/10
26. Onward (2020) - 9/10
27. Rodney Rude: Get Rude On (2002) - 3/10
28. Goblin Slayer: Goblin's Crown (2020) - 5/10
29. L'annulaire (2005) - 7/10
30. Live: Live at the Paradiso (2008) - 9/10
31. Pets United (2019) - 4/10
32. Dangerous Passage (1944) - 4/10
33. This Is the End (2013) - 5/10
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08 Blow the Man Down (2019) 5.5/10

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01 The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020) 3/10
02 The Queen's Gambit (2020) 7.5/10
03 Palm Springs (2020) 6/10
04 On the Rocks (2020) 6/10
05 Yesterday (2019) 3.5/10
06 Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) 4/10
07 Dreamcatcher (2003) 2/10
08 Blow the Man Down (2019) 5.5/10
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45. Folle à tuer, by Yves Boisset (1975) 7/10

A nice thriller with Michael Lonsdale giving a nice performance near the end. Quite fun...

46. Call, by Lee Chung-Hyun (2020) 4/10

And this ends my participation to the challenge.
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01. Dementia 13, by Francis Ford Coppola (1963) 5,5/10
02. Essene, by Frederic Wiseman (1972) 7/10
03. Road to Salina, by George Lautner (1970) 7/10
04. Faubourg Montmartre, by Raymond Bernard (1931) 7,5/10
05. El hombre y el monstruo, by Rafael Baledon (1959) 7/10
06. Kurôzu zero II, by Takashi Miike (2009) 4/10
07. Spokój, by Krzysztof Kieslowski (1980) 8/10
08. I'm thinking of ending things, by Charlie Kaufman (2020) 7,5/10
09. Un homme est mort, by Jacques Deray (1972) 7,5/10
10. Ee. Ma. Yau, by Lijo Jose Pelissery (2018) 9/10
11. Toâ, by Sacha Guitry (1949) 7/10
12. The Vast of Night, by Andrew Patterson (2019) 7,5/10
13. El bruto, by Luis Bunuel (1953) 7/10
14. L'apprenti Salaud, by Michel Deville (1977) 6/10
15. Desperate Hours, by Michael Cimino (1990) 7,5/10
16. Eagle vs Shark, by Taika Waititi (2007) 7/10
17. Smart Money, by Alfred E. Green (1931) 8/10
18. Así es la vida... by Arturo Ripstein (2000) 4/10
19. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Alfred L. Werker (1939) 7,5/10
20. Adults in the room, by Costa-Gavras (2019) 7/10
21. It happened in Hollywood, by Harry Lachman (1937) 7/10
22. Address unknown, by William Cameron Menzies (1944) 7,5/10
23. En toute innocence, by Alain Jessua (1988) 7/10
24. The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, by Michael Carreras (1964) 7/10
25. Les zozos, by Pascal Thomas (1973) 7,5/10
26. El espejo de la bruja, by Chano Urueta (1962) 6/10
27. Le tatoué, by Denys de la Patellière (1968) 4/10
28.Man of the World, by Richard Wallace & Edward Goodman (1931) 6,5/10
29. Paradies: Glaube, by Ulich Seidl (2012) 7/10
30. Visaaranai, by Vetrimaaran (2015) 7,5/10
31. Les grandes familles, by Denys de la Patellière (1958) 8/10
32. The Trial of the Chicago 7, by Aaron Sorkin (2020) 8/10
33. The Pursuit of Happiness, by Robert Mulligan (1972) 6/10
34. Los Bastardos, by Amat Escalante (2008) 5,5/10
35. Man Wanted, by William Dieterle (1932) 6,5/10
36. Fando y Lis, by Alejandro Jodorowski (1968) 8/10
37. The Virtues ep. 1 (2019) 7,5/10
38. The Virtues ep. 2 (2019) 7,5/10
39. The Virtues ep. 3 (2019) 7,5/10
40. The Virtues ep. 4 (2019) 8,5/10
41. Kagenaki koe, by Seijun Suzuki (1958) 6/10
42. Apache Drums, by Hugo Fregonese (1951) 8/10
43. The Myth of the American Sleepover, by David Robert Mitchell (2010) 7,5/10
44. Sea Fever, by Neasa Hardiman (2019) 7/10
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15. I Was at Home, But... (Angela Schanelec, 2019)
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1. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (Arnaud des Pallières, 2013)
2. A Lady Takes a Chance (William A. Seiter, 1943)
3. Grigris (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 2013)
4. A Lover in Pawn (Victor Sjöström, 1920)
5. Fire Will Come (Olivier Laxe, 2019)
6. Honeymoon (Dan Sallitt, 1998)
7. DAU. Brave People (Ilya Khrzhanovsky & Aleksey Slusarchuk, 2020)
8. Ghost Strata (Ben Rivers, 2019)
9. The Crowd Roars (Howard Hawks, 1932)
10. Penance (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2012)
11. Barbary Coast (Howard Hawks, 1935)
12. The Dirt (Jeff Tremaine, 2019)
13. Là-bas (Chantal Akerman, 2006)
14. Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman (Chantal Akerman, 1997)
15. I Was at Home, But... (Angela Schanelec, 2019)
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01. Znoy a.k.a. Heat -- Shepitko, 1963.
02. Au royaume des cieux a.k.a. The Sinners -- Duvivier, 1949.
03. Out of the Present -- Ujica, 1997.
04. The Wilby Conspiracy -- Nelson, 1975.
05. Retour de manivelle a.k.a. There's Always a Price Tag -- de La Patellière, 1957.
06. Finn and Hattie -- Taurog & McLeod, 1931.
07. Las aventuras de Juan Quin Quin a.k.a. The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin -- Garcia Espinosa, 1967.
08. Die Allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit - Redupers a.k.a. Redupers: The All-Around Reduced Personality -- Sander, 1978.
09. Hysteria -- Francis, 1965.
10. Halloween 5 -- Othenin-Girard, 1989.
11. The Song Remains the Same -- Massot & Clifton, 1976.
12. Guru, the Mad Monk -- Milligan, 1970.
13. Indestructible Man -- Pollexfen, 1956.
14. The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake -- Cahn, 1959.
15. Night of Dark Shadows -- Curtis, 1971.
16. Madhouse -- Clark, 1974.
17. Popioly a.k.a. The Ashes -- Wajda, 1965.
18. Il mistero di Oberwald a.k.a. The Mystery of Oberwald -- Antonioni, 1980.
19. Flight of the Navigator -- Kleiser, 1986.
20. Fric-Frac -- Autant-Lara & Lehmann, 1939.
21. Tudor Rose a.k.a. Nine Days a Queen -- Stevenson, 1936.
22. The Birthday -- Mira, 2004.
23. Cztery noce z Anna a.k.a. Four Nights With Anna -- Skolimowski, 2008.
24. La chanson de Roland a.k.a. The Song of Roland -- Cassenti, 1978.
25. Man from Reno -- Boyle, 2014.
26. The Crusades -- DeMille, 1935.
27. The Girl from Mexico -- Goodwins, 1939.
28. Femmine insaziabili a.k.a. The Insatiables -- de Martino, 1969.
29. Something for Everyone -- Prince, 1970.
30. Mary, Queen of Scots -- Jarrott, 1971.
31. Chce sie zyc a.k.a. Life Feels Good -- Pieprzyca, 2013.
32. One Point O -- Renfroe & Thorsson, 2004.
33. Capkovy povidky a.k.a. Capek's Tales -- Fric, 1947.
34. The Green Scarf -- O'Ferrall, 1954.
35. Golden Earrings -- Leisen, 1947.
36. Taffin -- Megahy, 1988.
37. The Happening -- Shyamalan, 2008.
38. Mutiny -- Dmytryk, 1952.
39. The Teckman Mystery -- Toye, 1952.
40. Zig Zag -- Colla, 1970.
41. La nuit de la vérité a.k.a. The Night of Truth -- Nacro, 2004.
42. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers a.k.a. Halloween 666: Curse of Michael Myers -- Chappelle, 1995.
43. Francis of Assisi -- Curtiz, 1961.
44. While the Patient Slept -- Enright, 1935.
45. The Gay Bride -- Conway, 1934.
46. Push -- McGuigan, 2009.
47. Honeysuckle Rose -- Schatzberg, 1980.
48. Show Girl in Hollywood -- LeRoy, 1930.
49. Their Big Moment -- Cruze, 1934.
50. The Snows of Kilimanjaro -- King & Baker, 1952.
51. London by Night -- Thiele, 1937.
52. Haunted Gold -- Wright, 1932.
53. Deadly Prey -- Prior, 1987.
54. Another Day in Paradise -- Clark, 1998.
55. Miami Connection -- Park & Kim, 1987.
56. Helen of Troy -- Wise, 1956.
57. Abby -- Girdler, 1974.
58. Class of 1984 -- M.L. Lester, 1982.
59. San Quentin -- Bacon, 1937.
60. La p... respectueuse a.k.a. The Respectful Whore -- Brabant & Pagliero, 1952.
61. Fe a.k.a. Iron -- Nakajima, 1994.
62. Padenie Berlina a.k.a. The Fall of Berlin -- Chiaureli, 1950.
63. Rawhead Rex -- Pavlou, 1986.
64. El ataque de los pájaros a.k.a. Birds of Prey a.k.a. Beaks -- Cardona, Jr., 1987.
65. The Pride and the Passion -- Kramer, 1957.
66. Satan's Cheerleaders -- Clark, 1977.
67. The Strange Affair -- Greene, 1968.
68. Circonstances atténuantes a.k.a. Extenuating Circumstances -- J. Boyer, 1939.
69. Ying zhao tie bu shan a.k.a. Invincible Armour -- Ng, 1977.
70. Les parents terribles a.k.a. The Terrible Parents a.k.a. The Storm Within -- Cocteau, 1948.
71. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation a.k.a. Mortal Kombat 2 -- Leonetti, 1997.
72. Hercules in New York - Seidelman, 1970.
73. Werewolves on Wheels - Levesque, 1971.
74. Today's Special - Kaplan, 2009.
75. Kim - Saville, 1950.
76. The Smiling Ghost - Seiler, 1941.
77. The Shakiest Gun in the West - Rafkin, 1968.
78. Mexican Spitfire - Goodwins, 1940.
79. Man Alive - Enright, 1945.
80. Cracked Nuts - Cline, 1931.
81. Nothing but Trouble - Taylor, 1944.
82. A Nightmare on Elm Street - Bayer, 2010.
83. The Ghosts of Edendale - Avalos, 2003.

That's all for me for November -- thank you very much for hosting, Shugs!!
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25. Hostiles (2017) - 7/10

26. As Above, So Below (2014) - 8/10

27. Black Sea (2014) - 7/10

28. Kursk (2018) - 7/10

29. Freaks (2018) - 7/10

La historia no oficial
1. W lesie dzis nie zasnie nikt (2020)
2. Smokin' Aces (2006)
3. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
4. Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
5. Color Out of Space (2019)
6. Midnight Special (2016)
7. Tiempo Compartido (2018)
8. Curse of Chucky (2013)
9. Greenland (2020)
10. Den skyldige (2018)
11. Rebecca (2020)
12. The Two Popes (2019)
13. Marshall (2017)
14. Jungle (2017)
15. Crawl (2019)
16. Adrift (2018)
17. Inkheart (2008)
18. The Rocketeer (1991)
19. 13 Hours (2016)
20. Inrang (2018)
21. Zombeavers (2014)
22. Jason X (2001)
23. Mortal Engines (2018)
24. Infini (2015)
25. Hostiles (2017)
26. As Above, So Below (2014)
27. Black Sea (2014)
28. Kursk (2018)
29. Freaks (2018)
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14. The Trial of the Chicago 7
15. Jallikattu (2019)
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21. The Social Dilemma (Jeff Orlowski, 2020) - 6/10
Nothing really new. Would have liked if it insisted more on the personal responsibility side of things, instead of being such a doom and gloom fest. The fictional parts were also cringe as hell.

22. Class Action (Michael Apted, 1991) - 7/10
A father and daughter, both lawyers, are found on opposite sides of a case in this interesting and well-acted courtroom drama. Would have rated it higher, but the direction and visuals were too drab.
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1. Vuelven [Tigers Are Not Afraid] (Issa López, 2017) - 7/10
2. I, Pastafari (Michael Arthur, 2019) - 6/10
3. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Jason Woliner, 2020) - 7/10
4. Sin nombre (Cary Joji Fukunaga, 2009) - 7/10
5. Semi-Pro (Kent Alterman, 2008) - 7/10
6. Desierto (Jonás Cuarón, 2015) - 5/10
7. Gringo (Nash Edgerton, 2018) - 6/10
8. The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell, 2020) - 5/10
9. Occident (Cristian Mungiu, 2002) - 8/10
10. The War with Grandpa (Tim Hill, 2020) - 5/10
11. Thunder Road (Jim Cummings, 2018) - 6/10
12. Summer Rental (Carl Reiner, 1985) - 4/10
13. Die Welle [The Wave] (Dennis Gansel, 2008) - 6/10
14. Gyakuten saiban [Ace Attorney] (Takashi Miike, 2012) - 5/10
15. P.J. (John Guillermin, 1968) - 7/10
16. Cateva conversatii despre o fata foarte inalta [Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl] (Bogdan Theodor Olteanu, 2018) - 5/10
17. Revenge (Coralie Fargeat, 2017) - 5/10
18. Domino (Brian De Palma, 2019) - 7/10
19. Beautiful Boy (Felix van Groeningen, 2018) - 9/10
20. Guilty as Sin (Sidney Lumet, 1993) - 7/10
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allisoncm wrote: November 29th, 2020, 7:25 pm
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1. Angie X AKA MDMA (2017) 3/10 Honestly, Paolo Sorrentino did a better job talking about MDMA in a very short scene in LORO. HOOPLA
2. The Operative (2019) 5/10 HOOPLA
3. Arranged (2007) 5.5/10 HOOPLA
4. Lila dit ça (2004) 1/10 HOOPLA
5. Sightless (2020) 3/10 HOOPLA
6. 2 Nights till morning AKA 2 yötä aamuun (2015) 5/10 HOOPLA
7. Sport de filles (2011) 1/10 HOOPLA
8. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) 6/10 Disney+
9. Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016) 5/10 SHUDDER
10. Axolotl Overkill (2017) KANOPY
11. Lady and the Tramp (2019) 5.7/10 DISNEY+
12. Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen (2020) 6/10 NETFLIX
13. Slay the Dragon (2019) 6/10
14. La vita davanti a sé / The Life Ahead (2020) 6/10 NETFLIX
15. Stargirl (2020) 6/10 DISNEY+
16. Home Alone 3 (1997) DISNEY + 5/10
17. The Strongest Man in the World (1975) 3/10 DISNEY+
18. Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020) AKA Secret Society of Second Born Royals Year 2/10 DISNEY+
19. High School Musical 2 (2007) 2/10 (Definitely the worst in the series by far)
20. The Social Dilemma (2020) 6/10 See The Great Hack instead.
21. Ammonite (2020) 6/10
22. The Mortuary Collection (2019) 3/10
23. Haunt (2019)
24. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) 6/10
25. My Letter to the World (2017) 7/10 Emily Dickinson documentary that offers some “new” information.
26. Crazy, Not Insane (2020) 8/10 highly recommend new doc from Alex Gibney
27. Belushi (2020) 5/10
28. Uncle Frank (2020) 8/10
29. Feels Good Man (2020) 6/10
30. Belly of the Beast (2020) 7/10
31. Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) 7/10
32. Small Axe: Mangrove (2020) Steve McQueen - pretty good
33. Beginning (2020) 2/10
34. Black Bear (2020) 7.5/10
35. Uncle Frank (2020) 8/10 Saw it twice, but am only going to log it once.
36. Un triomphe / The Big Hit (2020) 6/10
37. Shakespeare's Sh*tstorm (2020)
38. Frenemies (2012) 5.5/10
39. Death of a Telemarketer (2020) 6/10
40. Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist (2019) 8/10
41.Darling (2015) 5/10
42. Nuevo orden/New Order (2020) 7/10
43. Mank (2020) 6/10
44. Gli anni più belli AKA The Best Years AKA The Most Beautiful Years (2020) 10/10`
45. Dorogie tovarishchi / Dear Comrades (2020) 6/10
46. A Bluebird in My Heart (2018) 5/10
47. Starfish (2018) 5/10
48. Blue My Mind (2017) 6/10 I saw part of this at a German film festival and was unable to finish it due to a conflict with another screening. Glad I checked it out again and was not prepared for where the story was going to go.
49. Body Bags (1993) 7/10 Interesting and well-done horror shorts.
50. The Beach House (2019) 5/10
51. Creepshow Animated Special (2020) 4/10
52. Happiest Season (2020) 7/10
53. Dead Heat (1988) 5/10 SHUDDER
54. Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019) 8/10 SHUDDER
55. Rillington Place (2016) 6/10 SHUDDER
56. Koirat eivät käytä housuja (2019) 2/10 SHUDDER
57. Lyle (2014) 6/10 SHUDDER
58.The Dybbuk (1960, Sidney Lumet) 6/10 SHUDDER
59. Run (2020) 6/10 HULU
60. SHORTS I:
60.1 Conrad & Butler Take a Vacation (2000) 30 mins. 3/10
60.2 Elmer Elephant (1936) 9 mins. 6/10
60.3 Catcalls (2017) 9 mins. 6/10
60.4 The Whistler (2019) 12 mins. 6/10
61. Jessabelle (2014) 6/10 HULU
62. Books of Blood (2020) 6/10 HULU
63. Bad Hair (2020) 10/10 HULU
64. Amulet (2020) 2/10 HULU
65. The Alchemist Cookbook (2016) 6/10 HULU
66. Midsommar (2019) 8/10 KANOPY
67. I Am Greta (2020) 10/10 HULU
No shorts allowed, sorry.
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cinephage wrote: November 30th, 2020, 4:31 pm 36. Fando y Lis, by Alejandro Jodorowski (1968) 8/10

37. The Virtues ep. 1 (2019) 7,5/10
38. The Virtues ep. 2 (2019) 7,5/10
39. The Virtues ep. 3 (2019) 7,5/10
40. The Virtues ep. 4 (2019) 8,5/10

This mini-series, directed by Shane Meadows, is a heart-breaking drama, played by Stephen Graham with a score by PJ Harvey. One needs to be in a good mood before watching it...

41. Kagenaki koe, by Seijun Suzuki (1958) 6/10

42. Apache Drums, by Hugo Fregonese (1951) 8/10

That's a great western. I loved the final scenes...

43. The Myth of the American Sleepover, by David Robert Mitchell (2010) 7,5/10

A bittersweet depiction of youth and the trouble of their love life, both blurry yet filled with self-doubt and the need to be accepted and loved. A nice film.

44. Sea Fever, by Neasa Hardiman (2019) 7/10

The film is well-done, even though the plot isn't really originalor inventive. Still, the marine environment is a nice setting for such a film...

PS : I watched Yip Man 4, thinking it wouldn't be on any list, but I was surprised to find out it got to the box-office list, when neither the 2nd of 3rd did... In any case is wasn't a bad watch, not really great, but I found it to conclude nicely the Yip Man series.
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01. Dementia 13, by Francis Ford Coppola (1963) 5,5/10
02. Essene, by Frederic Wiseman (1972) 7/10
03. Road to Salina, by George Lautner (1970) 7/10
04. Faubourg Montmartre, by Raymond Bernard (1931) 7,5/10
05. El hombre y el monstruo, by Rafael Baledon (1959) 7/10
06. Kurôzu zero II, by Takashi Miike (2009) 4/10
07. Spokój, by Krzysztof Kieslowski (1980) 8/10
08. I'm thinking of ending things, by Charlie Kaufman (2020) 7,5/10
09. Un homme est mort, by Jacques Deray (1972) 7,5/10
10. Ee. Ma. Yau, by Lijo Jose Pelissery (2018) 9/10
11. Toâ, by Sacha Guitry (1949) 7/10
12. The Vast of Night, by Andrew Patterson (2019) 7,5/10
13. El bruto, by Luis Bunuel (1953) 7/10
14. L'apprenti Salaud, by Michel Deville (1977) 6/10
15. Desperate Hours, by Michael Cimino (1990) 7,5/10
16. Eagle vs Shark, by Taika Waititi (2007) 7/10
17. Smart Money, by Alfred E. Green (1931) 8/10
18. Así es la vida... by Arturo Ripstein (2000) 4/10
19. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Alfred L. Werker (1939) 7,5/10
20. Adults in the room, by Costa-Gavras (2019) 7/10
21. It happened in Hollywood, by Harry Lachman (1937) 7/10
22. Address unknown, by William Cameron Menzies (1944) 7,5/10
23. En toute innocence, by Alain Jessua (1988) 7/10
24. The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, by Michael Carreras (1964) 7/10
25. Les zozos, by Pascal Thomas (1973) 7,5/10
26. El espejo de la bruja, by Chano Urueta (1962) 6/10
27. Le tatoué, by Denys de la Patellière (1968) 4/10
28.Man of the World, by Richard Wallace & Edward Goodman (1931) 6,5/10
29. Paradies: Glaube, by Ulich Seidl (2012) 7/10
30. Visaaranai, by Vetrimaaran (2015) 7,5/10
31. Les grandes familles, by Denys de la Patellière (1958) 8/10
32. The Trial of the Chicago 7, by Aaron Sorkin (2020) 8/10
33. The Pursuit of Happiness, by Robert Mulligan (1972) 6/10
34. Los Bastardos, by Amat Escalante (2008) 5,5/10
35. Man Wanted, by William Dieterle (1932) 6,5/10
The Virtues is worth only one point.
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- Telepics and miniseries (if watched in their entirety) are eligible for this Challenge, but are only worth 1 point
The Virtues is worth only one point.
I missed that. I counted 4 points for the Virtues miniseries (in 4 episodes). I'll adjust it to 1, then. That makes my final score 43, and not 46. Still not bad...

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01. Dementia 13, by Francis Ford Coppola (1963) 5,5/10
02. Essene, by Frederic Wiseman (1972) 7/10
03. Road to Salina, by George Lautner (1970) 7/10
04. Faubourg Montmartre, by Raymond Bernard (1931) 7,5/10
05. El hombre y el monstruo, by Rafael Baledon (1959) 7/10
06. Kurôzu zero II, by Takashi Miike (2009) 4/10
07. Spokój, by Krzysztof Kieslowski (1980) 8/10
08. I'm thinking of ending things, by Charlie Kaufman (2020) 7,5/10
09. Un homme est mort, by Jacques Deray (1972) 7,5/10
10. Ee. Ma. Yau, by Lijo Jose Pelissery (2018) 9/10
11. Toâ, by Sacha Guitry (1949) 7/10
12. The Vast of Night, by Andrew Patterson (2019) 7,5/10
13. El bruto, by Luis Bunuel (1953) 7/10
14. L'apprenti Salaud, by Michel Deville (1977) 6/10
15. Desperate Hours, by Michael Cimino (1990) 7,5/10
16. Eagle vs Shark, by Taika Waititi (2007) 7/10
17. Smart Money, by Alfred E. Green (1931) 8/10
18. Así es la vida... by Arturo Ripstein (2000) 4/10
19. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Alfred L. Werker (1939) 7,5/10
20. Adults in the room, by Costa-Gavras (2019) 7/10
21. It happened in Hollywood, by Harry Lachman (1937) 7/10
22. Address unknown, by William Cameron Menzies (1944) 7,5/10
23. En toute innocence, by Alain Jessua (1988) 7/10
24. The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, by Michael Carreras (1964) 7/10
25. Les zozos, by Pascal Thomas (1973) 7,5/10
26. El espejo de la bruja, by Chano Urueta (1962) 6/10
27. Le tatoué, by Denys de la Patellière (1968) 4/10
28.Man of the World, by Richard Wallace & Edward Goodman (1931) 6,5/10
29. Paradies: Glaube, by Ulich Seidl (2012) 7/10
30. Visaaranai, by Vetrimaaran (2015) 7,5/10
31. Les grandes familles, by Denys de la Patellière (1958) 8/10
32. The Trial of the Chicago 7, by Aaron Sorkin (2020) 8/10
33. The Pursuit of Happiness, by Robert Mulligan (1972) 6/10
34. Los Bastardos, by Amat Escalante (2008) 5,5/10
35. Man Wanted, by William Dieterle (1932) 6,5/10
36. Fando y Lis, by Alejandro Jodorowski (1968) 8/10
37. The Virtues ep. 1 (2019) 7,5/10
The Virtues ep. 2 (2019) 7,5/10
The Virtues ep. 3 (2019) 7,5/10
The Virtues ep. 4 (2019) 8,5/10
38. Kagenaki koe, by Seijun Suzuki (1958) 6/10
39. Apache Drums, by Hugo Fregonese (1951) 8/10
40. The Myth of the American Sleepover, by David Robert Mitchell (2010) 7,5/10
41. Sea Fever, by Neasa Hardiman (2019) 7/10
42. Folle à tuer, by Yves Boisset (1975) 7/10
43. Call, by Lee Chung-Hyun (2020) 4/10
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blocho wrote: December 1st, 2020, 3:09 pm 15. Jallikattu (2019)
I'm curious, what did you think of it ?
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Leaderboard updated. Will post the final stats and close the challenge in about 24 hours, so try to post your viewing until then.
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jdidaco wrote: December 1st, 2020, 6:21 amOh, Morayta has been one of my favorite discoveries of the month! I haven't seen that one you saw (I'll wait for your post), but the two I saw are apparently part of a trilogy highlighting the monstrous and the mutilated (both the City as an engulfing monstrous metaphor and characters as physically mutilated - hooked arms, scarred faces, leprosy); they were absolutely fascinating, especially 'Camino del infierno' one of my favorite Noir viewings this month (and what a stunning, impressive actress Leticia Palma was!).
Haha, yes. You must have been wondering what I was rabbiting on about in my original post, prior to my editing it. I was browsing your MUBI page, jd, and got your Favourites and your Watchlist mixed up, which made me think erroneously that you had seen the film I then set out to watch. Bit of a mix-up in my befuddled mind, but that of course leaves 'Camino del infierno' as such a tantalising future viewing. I can't wait for Noirvember 2021. Palma is such a great and attention-holding presence!

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Melvelet wrote: November 30th, 2020, 5:53 pm 1. Mutafukaz 2017
2. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson 2017
3. Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas 2018
4. Répertoire des villes disparues 2019
5. Beach Rats 2017
6. Une colonie 2018
7. Arábia 2017
8. Hagazussa 2017
9. Luz 2018

10. Malchik russkiy 2019
11. Bliss 2019
12. Mommy Dead and Dearest 2017
13. Jallikattu 2019
14. Ruben Brandt, a gyujto 2018
15. La nuit a dévoré le monde 2018
16. Chuva É Cantoria Na Aldeia Dos Mortos 2018
17. Vuelven 2017

Reviews can be found all over the ICMFF threads. My favourites of the bunch are bolded
Arábia is official.
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allisoncm wrote: November 29th, 2020, 7:25 pm
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1. Angie X AKA MDMA (2017) 3/10 Honestly, Paolo Sorrentino did a better job talking about MDMA in a very short scene in LORO. HOOPLA
2. The Operative (2019) 5/10 HOOPLA
3. Arranged (2007) 5.5/10 HOOPLA
4. Lila dit ça (2004) 1/10 HOOPLA
5. Sightless (2020) 3/10 HOOPLA
6. 2 Nights till morning AKA 2 yötä aamuun (2015) 5/10 HOOPLA
7. Sport de filles (2011) 1/10 HOOPLA
8. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) 6/10 Disney+
9. Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016) 5/10 SHUDDER
10. Axolotl Overkill (2017) KANOPY
11. Lady and the Tramp (2019) 5.7/10 DISNEY+
12. Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen (2020) 6/10 NETFLIX
13. Slay the Dragon (2019) 6/10
14. La vita davanti a sé / The Life Ahead (2020) 6/10 NETFLIX
15. Stargirl (2020) 6/10 DISNEY+
16. Home Alone 3 (1997) DISNEY + 5/10
17. The Strongest Man in the World (1975) 3/10 DISNEY+
18. Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020) AKA Secret Society of Second Born Royals Year 2/10 DISNEY+
19. High School Musical 2 (2007) 2/10 (Definitely the worst in the series by far)
20. The Social Dilemma (2020) 6/10 See The Great Hack instead.
21. Ammonite (2020) 6/10
22. The Mortuary Collection (2019) 3/10
23. Haunt (2019)
24. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) 6/10
25. My Letter to the World (2017) 7/10 Emily Dickinson documentary that offers some “new” information.
26. Crazy, Not Insane (2020) 8/10 highly recommend new doc from Alex Gibney
27. Belushi (2020) 5/10
28. Uncle Frank (2020) 8/10
29. Feels Good Man (2020) 6/10
30. Belly of the Beast (2020) 7/10
31. Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) 7/10
32. Small Axe: Mangrove (2020) Steve McQueen - pretty good
33. Beginning (2020) 2/10
34. Black Bear (2020) 7.5/10
35. Uncle Frank (2020) 8/10 Saw it twice, but am only going to log it once.
36. Un triomphe / The Big Hit (2020) 6/10
37. Shakespeare's Sh*tstorm (2020)
38. Frenemies (2012) 5.5/10
39. Death of a Telemarketer (2020) 6/10
40. Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist (2019) 8/10
41.Darling (2015) 5/10
42. Nuevo orden/New Order (2020) 7/10
43. Mank (2020) 6/10
44. Gli anni più belli AKA The Best Years AKA The Most Beautiful Years (2020) 10/10`
45. Dorogie tovarishchi / Dear Comrades (2020) 6/10
46. A Bluebird in My Heart (2018) 5/10
47. Starfish (2018) 5/10
48. Blue My Mind (2017) 6/10 I saw part of this at a German film festival and was unable to finish it due to a conflict with another screening. Glad I checked it out again and was not prepared for where the story was going to go.
49. Body Bags (1993) 7/10 Interesting and well-done horror shorts.
50. The Beach House (2019) 5/10
51. Creepshow Animated Special (2020) 4/10
52. Happiest Season (2020) 7/10
53. Dead Heat (1988) 5/10 SHUDDER
54. Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019) 8/10 SHUDDER
55. Rillington Place (2016) 6/10 SHUDDER
56. Koirat eivät käytä housuja (2019) 2/10 SHUDDER
57. Lyle (2014) 6/10 SHUDDER
58.The Dybbuk (1960, Sidney Lumet) 6/10 SHUDDER
59. Run (2020) 6/10 HULU
60. SHORTS I:
60.1 Conrad & Butler Take a Vacation (2000) 30 mins. 3/10
60.2 Elmer Elephant (1936) 9 mins. 6/10
60.3 Catcalls (2017) 9 mins. 6/10
60.4 The Whistler (2019) 12 mins. 6/10
61. Jessabelle (2014) 6/10 HULU
62. Books of Blood (2020) 6/10 HULU
63. Bad Hair (2020) 10/10 HULU
64. Amulet (2020) 2/10 HULU
65. The Alchemist Cookbook (2016) 6/10 HULU
66. Midsommar (2019) 8/10 KANOPY
67. I Am Greta (2020) 10/10 HULU
Midsommar is official.
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Last post of the challenge! Thanks shugs for hosting!

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135. Une colonie a.k.a. A Colony (2018)
A Colony captures the pain of being young and apart from what's perceived to be normal. It reminds me at times of the film Eighth Grade in how it captures the awkwardness and insecurity of a teen but is magnified by creating a more concrete sense of place in a rural Québécois community. While Mylia's journey of becoming her own person is an interesting one, the most unique thing about this one is the character of Jimmy as an aboriginal descendent and how he is visibly uncomfortable with how he fits into society at times and how his people are perceived. The scene in the history classroom where he lashes out at students for reading a passage from an early explorer's journal denigrating the native culture as simple is particularly fascinating and well done.

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136. Nightkill (1980)
When a woman's husband is murdered by her lover and Robert Mitchum shows up to investigate, she understandably starts to panic. This twisty neo-noir thriller isn't bad but the directing feels very flat and a little on the lazy side. Some elements of the script are also kind of silly, but at this point I expect that. Still, it's not awful.

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137. Town on Trial (1957)
Fine performances and a well-written polished script make this British whodunnit a pleasure to watch. The general plot is a little generic but it's executed very well with a steady hand and clean pacing.

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138. This Is Not a Movie (2011)
What the hell was this?

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139. The Tie That Binds (1995)
Darryl Hannah and Keith Carradine are unstable criminals who have their daughter taken away after being cornered by the cops. The daughter is adopted while the criminals go on the run but soon they seek to reclaim from the adoptive parents what's theirs. What follows is a psychological crime thriller that's fairly predictable but decently executed despite some of the more ridiculous plot points.

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140. The Laughing Policeman (1973)
Very good, gritty police thriller with Walter Matthau and Bruce Dern. Recommended.

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141. Boogie, el aceitoso (2009)
Ludicrously over-the-top, hyper-violent animated movie from Argentina about a misogynist psychopath who is somehow supposed to be the good guy? Honestly, he's so relentlessly unlikeable I didn't get much enjoyment out of it.

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142. Invisible Stripes (1939)
Solid crime flick with George Raft trying to go straight but his old buddy played by Bogey getting him mixed up all over again.

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143. Doubles vies a.k.a. Non-Fiction (2018)
I've liked some of Olivier Assayas' films like Personal Shopper and Irma Vep, and while this one certainly has less of a narrative than many of his other films, it does share a certain fixation on these kind of flighty obsessed characters that tend to rub me the wrong way at times. While previous films had aspects of this kind of character, Non-Fiction is essentially a parade of these people, insufferable upper middle class socialites who seem to have little of interest to say about their first world problems. At times it feels like Whit Stillman trapped in a mid-life crisis. I also got the sense that Assayas thought the whole thing was just so clever. "Let's have a character ask Juliet Binoche for Juliet Binoche's e-mail address! Genius!" <_<

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144. The Sister-in-Law (1974)
This sleazy crime drama finds everybody sleeping with everybody and a diamond-smuggling plot gone bad. Poorly shot, poorly edited, poorly acted with a pointless, very '70s nihilistic ending.
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1. 37 (2014)
2. Ninja Demon's Massacre (1988)
3. Las luchadoras contra el médico asesino a.k.a. Doctor of Doom (1963)
4. Yao shou du shi a.k.a. Wicked City (1992)
5. Dangerously Close (1987)
6. Santo contra los zombies a.k.a. Santos vs the Zombies (1982)
7. Man in the Vault (1956)
8. Las luchadoras contra la momia a.k.a. Wrestling Women vs. the Aztec Mummy (1964)
9. Le clan des Siciliens s.k.s. The Sicilian Clan (1969)
10. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2020)
11. Kôshônin a.k.a. Negotiator (2003)
12. The Full Treatment (1960)
13. Pit of Darkness (1961)
14. I ragazzi del massacro a.k.a. Naked Violence (1969)
15. No se aceptan devoluciones a.k.a. Instructions Not Included (2013)
16. The Hostage (1967)
17. The Bees (1978)
18. Demonoid: Messenger of Death (1981)
19. Soldier, Sailor (1944)
20. The Specialist (1975)
21. Witch Hunt (1994)
22. Venetian Bird (1952)
23. One Good Cop (1991)
24. Atroz (Atrocious) (2015)
25. A Man Betrayed (1941)
26. Sensitive New Age Killer (2000)
27. El pecado de Adán y Eva a.k.a. Sin of Adam & Eve (1969)
28. Blues Harp (1998)
29. Museo del horror a.k.a. Museum of Horror (1964)
30. Le foto proibite di una signora per bene a.k.a. Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)
31. The Black Scorpion (1957)
32. Johnny Come Lately (1943)
33. H (2002)
34. Carnival Magic (1981)
35. El libro de piedra a.k.a. Book of Stone (1969)
36. The Marked One (1963)
37. The Painted Smile a.k.a. Murder Can Be Deadly (1962)
38. Fallen (1998)
39. Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary (1975)
40. Santo vs. las mujeres vampiro a.k.a. Santo vs the Vampire Woman (1962)
41. Cold in July (2014)
42. Dos abrazos (2007)
43. Body of Evidence (1993)
44. Hell's Five Hours (1958)
45. La momia azteca contra el robot humano a.k.a. The Robot vs Aztec Mummy (1958)
46. The Man Who Died Twice (1958)
47. Perdita Durango a.k.a. Dance with the Devil (1997)
48. Brijes 3D a.k.a. Guardians of the Lost Code (2010)
49. The Big O (1999)
50. For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
51. Così dolce... così perversa a.k.a. So Sweet... So Perverse (1969)
52. Más negro que la noche a.k.a. Darker Than The Night (1975)
53. Dolan's Cadillac (2009)
54. Ando volando bajo (1959)
55. The Big Empty (1997)
56. Cyclone (1978)
57. Come Out and Play (2012)
58. The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
59. Mord und Totschlag a.k.a. Degree of Murder (1987)
60. The Big Operator (1959)
61. Fear Chamber (1968)
62. Uncle Silas (1947)
63. Caperucita y Pulgarcito contra los monstruos a.k.a. Little Red Riding Hood & Tom Thumb vs the Monsters (1962)
64. Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998)
65. Waga jinsei saiaku no toki a.k.a. Most Terrible Time In My Life (1993)
66. Across 110th Street (1972)
67. The Rain Killer (1990)
68. Hell's House (1932)
69. Herencia diabólica a.k.a. Diabolical Inheritance (1994)
70. Karera ga honki de amu toki wa a.k.a. Close-Knit (2017)
71. Midnight Lace (1960)
72. La nuit a dévoré le monde a.k.a. Night Eats the World (2018)
73. Gonin a.k.a. The Five (1995)
74. Pickup Alley (1957)
75. Satanás de todos los horrores (1974)
76. Mary (1931)
77. The Crush (1993)
78. The Female Animal (1958)
79. Hotel Colonial (1987)
80. Whiteout (2009)
81. Ahí va el diablo a.k.a. Here Comes The Devil (2012)
82. The Tijuana Story (1957)
83. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)
84. Su excelencia (1967)
85. Track the Man Down (1955)
86. Fortune is a Woman a.k.a. She Played with Fire (1957)
87. Chosen Survivors (1974)
88. El hombre que logró ser invisible a.k.a. Invisible Man in Mexico (1958)
89. Fando y Lis (1968)
90. Ladrones de tumbas a.k.a. Grave Robbers (1989)
91. Bliss (2019)
92. Di Renjie zhi Sidatianwang a.k.a. Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018)
93. Escher dori no akai posuto a.k.a. Red Post on Escher Street (2020)
94. When Michael Calls (1972)
95. The Sinister Urge (1960)
96. La noche de los mil gatos a.k.a. Night of a Thousand Cats (1972)
97. Six Bridges to Cross (1955)
98. A Strange Adventure (1956)
99. The Mansion of Madness (1973)
100. Luz (2018)
101. An Act of Murder (1948)
102. Santo en el museo de cera a.k.a. Santo in the Wax Museum (1963)
103. Butt Boy (2019)
104. La loba a.k.a. The She-Wolf (1965)
105. Ruben Brandt, a gyujto a.k.a. Ruben Brandt, Collector (2018)
106. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
107. Foreign Intrigue (1956)
108. Kaosu a.k.a. Chaos (2000)
109. Cosh Boy a.k.a. The Slasher (1953)
110. El Diablo Ha Invadido Mi Sangre (2019)
111. Alice T. (2018)
112. Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
113. The Bloody Brood (1959)
114. The House on Carroll Street (1988)
115. Terror y encajes negros a.k.a. Terror & Black Lace (1985)
116. One Minute Before Death a.k.a. The Oval Portrait (1972)
117. L'assassino (1961)
118. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
119. The Door with Seven Locks a.k.a. Chamber of Horrors (1940)
120. Malchik russkiy a.k.a. A Russian Youth (2019)
121. Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
122. The Snowman (2017)
123. Inferno (1953)
124. I, Jane Doe (1948)
125. Fuzz (1972)
126. Un monstruo de mil cabezas a.k.a. Monster with a Thousand Heads (2015)
127. Répertoire des villes disparues a.k.a. Ghost Town Anthology (2019)
128. Dark (2017)
129. Loophole (1981)
130. Satanico Pandemonium (1975)
131. The Stone Killer (1973)
132. Trespass (2011)
133. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945)
134. El hombre sin rostro a.k.a. Man Without A Face (1950)
135. Une colonie a.k.a. A Colony (2018)
136. Nightkill (1980)
137. Town on Trial (1957)
138. This Is Not a Movie (2011)
139. The Tie That Binds (1995)
140. The Laughing Policeman (1973)
141. Boogie, el aceitoso (2009)
142. Invisible Stripes (1939)
143. Doubles vies a.k.a. Non-Fiction (2018)
144. The Sister-in-Law (1974)
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cinephage wrote: December 1st, 2020, 4:04 pm
blocho wrote: December 1st, 2020, 3:09 pm 15. Jallikattu (2019)
I'm curious, what did you think of it ?
Not much. Here's what I wrote on the main slate thread:

I feel like the filmmakers are going for something surrealistic, mythological, certainly metaphorical. But mostly, it's just a bunch of men in a village screaming at each other.
3/10
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(Screenshots from 'Der Engel mit dem Saitenspiel' and 'Vagabunda')

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31. A Window in London (1940, Herbert Mason) - 7.5 or 8/10
32. Target for Tonight (1941, Harry Watt) - 7/10
33. Nazi Agent (1942, Jules Dassin) - 7/10
34. Der Engel mit dem Saitenspiel / Angel With a Harp (1944, Heinz Rühmann) - 8.5/10 (Thanks for the rec, insomnius)
35. Ventarrón (1949, Chano Urueta) - 7/10
36. Vagabunda / Tramp (1950, Miguel Morayta) - 9.5 or 10/10 - Here's what I said on MUBI, in case anyone is interested in this Morayta noir:
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The first time (since watching Springsteen's 'Hellfire' some months ago) that I have cried while watching the dénouement to a film. Interesting that they both deal with religion! It shows that the sacredness, morality & reverence of such themes can invoke an awe in even a (passive) atheist like me. I thought of Dostoyevsky as the voice-over dropped us into this red-light district, where people do what they can and must to survive. The creation of the milieu is so very effective (railway tracks, night-time streets, the clubs, scheming gangsters, girls still with hope in their hearts for success and escape). I shall cherish Leticia Palma's performance. She's strong, caring, sexy, compassionate and the heartbeat of this darkly touching fable. One scene that broke my heart: her dancing in this seedy watering hole and dreaming that she is performing in far-removed luxurious surrounds, only to have her reverie broken by a splash of water/beer in the face and a drunken, mocking guffaw. Another scene that stunned and moved me: the slimy culprit being set upon by raggedy-clothed locals; their slow, deliberate movements play almost like a zombie attack on a victim. It is a haunting, disconcerting scene! And the close with these two souls (priest and girl) seeking escape and happiness, and the church bells that bring revelation and realisation. A minor masterpiece that touched and moved me deeply.
37. Checkpoint (1956, Ralph Thomas) - 5/10
38. Black Patch (1957, Allen H. Miner) - 7.5/10
39. Never Love a Stranger (1958, Robert Stevens) - 7/10
40. A Place to Go (1963, Basil Dearden) - 6.5 or 7/10
41. Prime Cut (1972, Michael Ritchie) - 7.5/10
42. Miss Bala (2019, Catherine Hardwicke) - 5 or 5.5/10

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Thanks for hosting, shugs! I didn't get to any Metzgers in the end, heehee...

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29. Through the Fire / Sauver ou périr (Frédéric Tellier, 2018) 5+
#JeSuisCharlie Liberté, Liberté chérie !

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Saw last night:
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1. Angie X AKA MDMA (2017) 3/10 Honestly, Paolo Sorrentino did a better job talking about MDMA in a very short scene in LORO. HOOPLA
2. The Operative (2019) 5/10 HOOPLA
3. Arranged (2007) 5.5/10 HOOPLA
4. Lila dit ça (2004) 1/10 HOOPLA
5. Sightless (2020) 3/10 HOOPLA
6. 2 Nights till morning AKA 2 yötä aamuun (2015) 5/10 HOOPLA
7. Sport de filles (2011) 1/10 HOOPLA
8. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) 6/10 Disney+
9. Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016) 5/10 SHUDDER
10. Axolotl Overkill (2017) KANOPY
11. Lady and the Tramp (2019) 5.7/10 DISNEY+
12. Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen (2020) 6/10 NETFLIX
13. Slay the Dragon (2019) 6/10
14. La vita davanti a sé / The Life Ahead (2020) 6/10 NETFLIX
15. Stargirl (2020) 6/10 DISNEY+
16. Home Alone 3 (1997) DISNEY + 5/10
17. The Strongest Man in the World (1975) 3/10 DISNEY+
18. Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020) AKA Secret Society of Second Born Royals Year 2/10 DISNEY+
19. High School Musical 2 (2007) 2/10 (Definitely the worst in the series by far)
20. The Social Dilemma (2020) 6/10 See The Great Hack instead.
21. Ammonite (2020) 6/10
22. The Mortuary Collection (2019) 3/10
23. Haunt (2019)
24. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) 6/10
25. My Letter to the World (2017) 7/10 Emily Dickinson documentary that offers some “new” information.
26. Crazy, Not Insane (2020) 8/10 highly recommend new doc from Alex Gibney
27. Belushi (2020) 5/10
28. Uncle Frank (2020) 8/10
29. Feels Good Man (2020) 6/10
30. Belly of the Beast (2020) 7/10
31. Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) 7/10
32. Small Axe: Mangrove (2020) Steve McQueen - pretty good
33. Beginning (2020) 2/10
34. Black Bear (2020) 7.5/10
35. Uncle Frank (2020) 8/10 Saw it twice, but am only going to log it once.
36. Un triomphe / The Big Hit (2020) 6/10
37. Shakespeare's Sh*tstorm (2020)
38. Frenemies (2012) 5.5/10
39. Death of a Telemarketer (2020) 6/10
40. Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist (2019) 8/10
41.Darling (2015) 5/10
42. Nuevo orden/New Order (2020) 7/10
43. Mank (2020) 6/10
44. Gli anni più belli AKA The Best Years AKA The Most Beautiful Years (2020) 10/10`
45. Dorogie tovarishchi / Dear Comrades (2020) 6/10
46. A Bluebird in My Heart (2018) 5/10
47. Starfish (2018) 5/10
48. Blue My Mind (2017) 6/10 I saw part of this at a German film festival and was unable to finish it due to a conflict with another screening. Glad I checked it out again and was not prepared for where the story was going to go.
49. Body Bags (1993) 7/10 Interesting and well-done horror shorts.
50. The Beach House (2019) 5/10
51. Creepshow Animated Special (2020) 4/10
52. Happiest Season (2020) 7/10
53. Dead Heat (1988) 5/10 SHUDDER
54. Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019) 8/10 SHUDDER
55. Rillington Place (2016) 6/10 SHUDDER
56. Koirat eivät käytä housuja (2019) 2/10 SHUDDER
57. Lyle (2014) 6/10 SHUDDER
58.The Dybbuk (1960, Sidney Lumet) 6/10 SHUDDER
59. Run (2020) 6/10 HULU
60. SHORTS I:
60.1 Conrad & Butler Take a Vacation (2000) 30 mins. 3/10
60.2 Elmer Elephant (1936) 9 mins. 6/10
60.3 Catcalls (2017) 9 mins. 6/10
60.4 The Whistler (2019) 12 mins. 6/10
61. Jessabelle (2014) 6/10 HULU
62. Books of Blood (2020) 6/10 HULU
63. Bad Hair (2020) 10/10 HULU
64. Amulet (2020) 2/10 HULU
65. The Alchemist Cookbook (2016) 6/10 HULU
66. Midsommar (2019) 8/10 KANOPY
67. I Am Greta (2020) 10/10 HULU
68. Half Brothers (2020) advance screening
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Well, the challenge is officially over! Congrats to PUNQ for winning with a whooping 225 points and thank you all for participating.
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Though, no one has watched Two for the Seesaw from the OP, so you all lose. :P
We had 31 people participating in the challenge. A total of 1364 points have been accumulated, for an average of 44 points per user.
1238 unique movies have been watched thus far.

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Martin EdenPietro Marcello2019Italy, France, Germany6
Malchik russkiyAlexander Zolotukhin2019Russia5
Ruben Brandt, a gyujtoMilorad Krstic2018Hungary5
The Social DilemmaJeff Orlowski2020USA5
The Trial of the Chicago 7Aaron Sorkin2020USA, UK, India5
HagazussaLukas Feigelfeld2017Austria, Germany4
JallikattuLijo Jose Pellissery2019India4
L'heure de la sortieSébastien Marnier2018France4
Répertoire des villes disparuesDenis Côté2019Canada4
VuelvenIssa López2017Mexico4
BlissJoe Begos2019USA3
Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugasSalvador Simó2018Spain, Netherlands, Germany3
KevadeArvo Kruusement1969Soviet Union3
La noche avanzaRoberto Gavaldón1952Mexico3
LuzTilman Singer2018Germany3
On the RocksSofia Coppola2020USA3
The Invisible ManLeigh Whannell2020Canada, Australia, USA3
Une colonieGeneviève Dulude-De Celles2018Canada3
A Simple FavorPaul Feig2018Canada, USA2
Ahí va el diabloAdrián García Bogliano2012Mexico2
Alice T.Radu Muntean2018Romania, France, Sweden2
BelushiR.J. Cutler2020USA2
BorderlineWilliam A. Seiter1950USA2
Chantal Akerman par Chantal AkermanChantal Akerman1997France, Belgium2
Chosen SurvivorsSutton Roley1974Mexico, USA2
Chuva É Cantoria Na Aldeia Dos MortosRenée Nader Messora, João Salaviza2018Portugal, Brazil2
Come Out and PlayMakinov2012Mexico2
Cosh BoyLewis Gilbert1953UK2
CycloneRené Cardona Jr.1978Mexico2
DarkPaul Schrader2017USA2
DominoBrian De Palma2019Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK2
Doubles viesOlivier Assayas2018France2
El brutoLuis Buñuel1953Mexico2
El libro de piedraCarlos Enrique Taboada1969Mexico2
Enola HolmesHarry Bradbeer2020UK2
Escher dori no akai posutoSion Sono2020Japan2
Fando y LisAlejandro Jodorowsky1968Mexico2
Final AnalysisPhil Joanou1992USA2
GreenlandRic Roman Waugh2020USA, UK2
Guns AkimboJason Lei Howden2019UK, Germany, New Zealand2
Guru, the Mad MonkAndy Milligan1970USA2
Happiest SeasonClea DuVall2020USA, Canada2
Hell on Frisco BayFrank Tuttle1955USA2
Hillbilly ElegyRon Howard2020USA2
His HouseRemi Weekes2020UK2
Hâ luô shàonû: Girl's RevengeWeica Wang2020Taiwan2
I'm Thinking of Ending ThingsCharlie Kaufman2020USA2
I, PastafariMichael Arthur2019Netherlands, USA2
In FabricPeter Strickland2018UK2
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas JourneyDavid E. Talbert2020USA2
Kagenaki koeSeijun Suzuki1958Japan2
KajillionaireMiranda July2020USA2
Karera ga honki de amu toki waNaoko Ogigami2017Japan2
La diosa arrodilladaRoberto Gavaldón1947Mexico2
La folie AlmayerChantal Akerman2011Belgium, France2
La nuit a dévoré le mondeDominique Rocher2018France2
Là-basChantal Akerman2006Belgium, France2
Man in the VaultAndrew V. McLaglen1956USA2
MangroveSteve McQueen2020UK2
Michael KohlhaasArnaud des Pallières2013France, Germany2
Mommy Dead and DearestErin Lee Carr2017USA2
MutafukazShôjirô Nishimi, Guillaume Renard2017France, Japan2
Más negro que la nocheCarlos Enrique Taboada1975Mexico2
NightkillTed Post1980West Germany2
No se aceptan devolucionesEugenio Derbez2013Mexico2
PossessorBrandon Cronenberg2020UK, Canada2
RebeccaBen Wheatley2020UK, USA2
RevengeCoralie Fargeat2017France, Belgium2
Richard JewellClint Eastwood2019USA2
RunAneesh Chaganty2020USA, Canada2
SaigonLeslie Fenton1947USA2
San QuentinLloyd Bacon1937USA2
Santo en el museo de ceraAlfonso Corona Blake, Manuel San Fernando1963Mexico2
Satanico Pandemonium: La SexorcistaGilberto Martínez Solares1975Mexico2
Sekala NiskalaKamila Andini2017Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia, Qatar2
SwallowCarlo Mirabella-Davis2019USA, France2
The Crowd RoarsHoward Hawks1932USA2
The Death and Life of Marsha P. JohnsonDavid France2017Greece, USA2
The Four Skulls of Jonathan DrakeEdward L. Cahn1959USA2
The Lincoln LawyerBrad Furman2011USA2
The Smiling GhostLewis Seiler1941USA2
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the RunTim Hill2020USA, South Korea2
The Wolf of Snow HollowJim Cummings2020USA2
Un monstruo de mil cabezasRodrigo Plá2015Mexico2
Uncle FrankAlan Ball2020USA2
W lesie dzis nie zasnie niktBartosz M. Kowalski2020Poland2
While the Patient SleptRay Enright1935USA2


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5 Movies
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Charles Barton6
6 Movies
Jason Woliner6
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm20206
Lesley Selander6
6 Movies
Pietro Marcello6
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Martin Eden20196
Sam Newfield6
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Aaron Sorkin5
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The Trial of the Chicago 720205
Alexander Zolotukhin5
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Malchik russkiy20195
Edward F. Cline5
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Henry Levin5
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Jeff Orlowski5
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The Social Dilemma20205
John H. Auer5
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Leslie Goodwins5
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Lew Landers5
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Lijo Jose Pellissery5
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Ee. Ma. Yau20181
Jallikattu20194
Lloyd Bacon5
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Milorad Krstic5
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Ruben Brandt, a gyujto20185
Roberto Gavaldón5
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La diosa arrodillada19472
La noche avanza19523
Simon Francis5
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Sébastien Marnier5
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Irréprochable20161
L'heure de la sortie20184
Takashi Miike5
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Blues Harp19981
Kôshônin20031
Izo20041
Kurôzu zero II20091
Gyakuten saiban20121
William A. Seiter5
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Andy Milligan4
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D. Ross Lederman4
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Denis Côté4
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George Archainbaud4
4 Movies
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Some Like It Hot19391
Night Work19391
Untamed19401
Alaska19441
Issa López4
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Juan Bustillo Oro4
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Juan Ibáñez4
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Witch Hunt19941
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Singapore1
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Abby Berlin2
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Sportin' Life20201
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Uncle Frank20202
Albert S. Rogell2
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Alejandro Jodorowsky2
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2 Movies
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Smart Money19311
The Girl from 10th Avenue19351
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Alfredo Zacarías2
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The Bees19781
Demonoid19811
Anatole Litvak2
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Andrew V. McLaglen2
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Man in the Vault19562
André Øvredal2
2 Movies
Aneesh Chaganty2
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Arnaud des Pallières2
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Michael Kohlhaas20132
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Ever Since Venus19441
Arthur Lubin2
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Rebecca20202
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El espejo de la bruja19621
Charlie Kaufman2
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I'm Thinking of Ending Things20202
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Coralie Fargeat2
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Impulse19541
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Burnt Evidence19541
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The Trigger Effect19961
Premium Rush20121
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Law and Disorder19401
This England19411
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Merrily We Go to Hell19321
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La via della droga19771
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Taffin19881
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2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Renegades of the Rio Grande19451
The Trap19461
Hugo Haas2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
One Girl's Confession19531
Bait19541
Irving Rapper2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Bad for Each Other19531
Strange Intruder19561
Isaac Ezban2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
El incidente20141
Deathcember20191
Jack Hill2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Fear Chamber19681
The Incredible Invasion19711
Jaime Humberto Hermosillo2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Los nuestros19701
Juventud20101
James Tinling2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Last of the Duanes19411
Dangerous Millions19461
Jan Suter2
2 Movies
Jason Lei Howden2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Guns Akimbo20192
Joe Carnahan2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Smokin' Aces20061
Boss Level20201
John Baxter2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Laugh It Off19401
Theatre Royal19431
John E. Blakeley2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Somewhere in Camp19421
Somewhere on Leave19431
John Gilling2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
The Quiet Woman19511
Interpol19571
John Guillermin2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Town on Trial19571
P.J.19681
John Harlow2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
The Agitator19451
Appointment with Crime19461
John Sturges2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Alias Mr. Twilight19461
Shadowed19461
João Salaviza2
1 Movie
Juan López Moctezuma2
2 Movies
Jules Dassin2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Nazi Agent19421
Two Smart People19461
Julián Soler2
2 Movies
Justin Simien2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Dear White People20141
Bad Hair20201
Kamila Andini2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Sekala Niskala20172
Kevin Macdonald2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
State of Play20091
Black Sea20141
Kiyoshi Kurosawa2
2 Movies
Leslie Fenton2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Saigon19472
Lewis Gilbert2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Cosh Boy19532
Luciano Emmer2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Leonardo da Vinci19521
Picasso19541
Makinov2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Come Out and Play20122
Manuel San Fernando2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Santo en el museo de cera19632
Michael Anderson2
2 Movies
Michael Arthur2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
I, Pastafari20192
Michael Curtiz2
2 Movies
Mike Nichols2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Primary Colors19981
Charlie Wilson's War20071
Miranda July2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Kajillionaire20202
Mitl Valdez2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Tras el horizonte19841
Los confines19871
Montgomery Tully2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Dial 99919551
The Man Who Was Nobody19601
Naoko Ogigami2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Karera ga honki de amu toki wa20172
Nick Grinde2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
A Woman Is the Judge19391
Men Without Souls19401
Norman Lee2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Yes, Madam?19391
The Door with Seven Locks19401
Norman Taurog2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Finn and Hattie19311
The Hoodlum Saint19461
Norman Walker2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Dangerous Ground19341
They Knew Mr. Knight19461
Olivier Assayas2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Doubles vies20182
Otis Garrett2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Sandy Gets Her Man19401
Margie19401
Otto Brower2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Road Demon19381
Dixie Dugan19431
Patrick Brice2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Creep 220171
Corporate Animals20191
Paul Feig2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
A Simple Favor20182
Paul Gerard Smith2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Sandy Gets Her Man19401
Margie19401
Paul Leduc2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
¿Cómo ves?19861
Dollar Mambo19931
Paul Wendkos2
2 Movies
Peter Strickland2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
In Fabric20182
Phil Joanou2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Final Analysis19922
Phil Karlson2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Wife Wanted19461
Dark Alibi19461
R.J. Cutler2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Belushi20202
Radu Muntean2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Alice T.20182
Raja Gosnell2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Home Alone 319971
Beverly Hills Chihuahua20081
Ralph Thomas2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Venetian Bird19521
Checkpoint19561
Raúl Campos2
2 Movies
Reginald Le Borg2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
She's for Me19431
Joe Palooka, Champ19461
Remi Weekes2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
His House20202
Renée Nader Messora2
1 Movie
Ric Roman Waugh2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Greenland20202
Richard A. Colla2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Zig Zag19701
Fuzz19721
Richard Wallace2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Man of the World19311
My Kingdom for a Cook19431
Robert Emmett Tansey2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Dynamite Canyon19411
Tumbleweed Trail19461
Robert Stevenson2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Tudor Rose19361
Young Man's Fancy19391
Robert Wise2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Criminal Court19461
Helen of Troy19561
Rodrigo Plá2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Un monstruo de mil cabezas20152
Rogelio A. González2
2 Movies
Roy William Neill2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Terror by Night19461
Dressed to Kill19461
Rubén Galindo Jr.2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Don't Panic19881
Ladrones de tumbas19891
Sang-soo Hong2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
La caméra de Claire20171
Gangbyeon hotel20181
Scott Cooper2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Black Mass20151
Hostiles20171
Seijun Suzuki2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Kagenaki koe19582
Shôjirô Nishimi2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Mutafukaz20172
Sidney Lumet2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
The Dybbuk19601
Guilty as Sin19931
Sion Sono2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Escher dori no akai posuto20202
Spencer Gordon Bennet2
2 Movies
Stanley Kramer2
2 Movies
Steve Sekely2
2 Movies
Steven Brill2
2 Movies
Steven Soderbergh2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Logan Lucky20171
High Flying Bird20191
Sutton Roley2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Chosen Survivors19742
Tavinho Teixeira2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Batguano20141
Sol Alegria20181
Ted Post2
1 Movie
NameYearWatches
Nightkill19802
Terry O. Morse2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Shadows Over Chinatown19461
Dangerous Money19461
Thomas Bentley2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Me and My Pal19391
The Middle Watch19401
Tom Hooper2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
The Damned United20091
Cats20191
Trey Edward Shults2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Krisha20151
It Comes at Night20171
Val Guest2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
The Weapon19561
The Full Treatment19601
Walter Lang2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Claudia and David19461
Sentimental Journey19461
Weica Wang2
1 Movie
Werner Herzog2
2 Movies
Wilhelm Thiele2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
London by Night19371
The Madonna's Secret19461
William Berke2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
The Girl in the Case19441
Dangerous Passage19441
William C. McGann2
2 Movies
William Witney2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
City of Shadows19551
A Strange Adventure19561
Yasuzô Masumura2
2 Movies
NameYearWatches
Kuro no tesuto kâ19621
Kuro no hôkokusho19631
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The "years" table and "Decade" graph are hilarious with PUNQ's data... :lol:
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Someone's got to represent classic cinema :thumbsup:

Thanks for hosting and all that. It was fun winning this challenge for the second year in a row. It's probable the challenge that suits me the most as over 90% of what I watch are unofficial ones. And what a month. A ton of movies, a bunch of shorts and a boy.
- The Western 2016, 2017, 2019 & 2020 Asian 2016, War 2019, 1940s 2019 and Unofficial 2019 & 2020 CHALLENGE WINNER!
- The ICM First-Check Master!
- Member of ICM's 30,000 Checks Club!
- The guy with the most reviews on Letterboxd!
- And now the guy that's added the most movies to Criticker!
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