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3 Chiapas docus:
Corridos sin rostro
Zapatistas - Crónica de una Rebelión
Painting Without Permission
a war anime about submarines:
Chinmoku no Kantai
and that Putin documentary with 100 million views on YouTube

among some other shorts

the latter three don't really count as I added them to IMDb
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Twist stars Michael Caine as a modern Fagin. It’s terrible but amazing leaping across London Roofs by the youngsters in the film. It also stars someone called Rita Ora who is some kind of singer apparently.
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I've gotten a few of the Sundance movies. Don't remember which ones, specifically. I know I had the first check on <i>CODA</i>, a film that will likely be quite popular even though I was heavily mixed on it.
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TV movie of "Turandot", Franco Corelli as Calaf.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/turandot-1958/
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I added and received the first check on Sion Sono's instant cult classic Prisoners of the Ghostland.
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kongs_speech wrote: February 1st, 2021, 4:49 am I added and received the first check on Sion Sono's instant cult classic Prisoners of the Ghostland.
Man, I'm not even a Sono buff, but as an avid Cage maniac (with 60+ seen films) I envy you big time.
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Huge Sono fanboy here, seen all his movies. I also went on a Cage marathon recently just in preparation for this movie (50+movies seen!).
Hoping for someone to upload it somewhere. :folded:
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Added and checked the new Edgar Wright, The Sparks Brothers!
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kongs_speech wrote: February 1st, 2021, 3:38 pm Added and checked the new Edgar Wright, The Sparks Brothers!
Wait, he has another new film besides Last Night
in Soho?? Or is that one a short or doc or something?
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GruesomeTwosome wrote: February 1st, 2021, 4:13 pm Or is that one a short or doc or something?
It is. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8610436/
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Torgo wrote: February 1st, 2021, 4:16 pm
GruesomeTwosome wrote: February 1st, 2021, 4:13 pm Or is that one a short or doc or something?
It is. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8610436/
Aha, thanks for the info! Can’t say I’m interested in that, but definitely looking forward to Last Night in Soho.
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https://beta.icheckmovies.com/movies/12 ... rine+wheel

A substantial, arty item, presumably with plenty of appeal to this demographic...very surprised that I'm the first check. I've had the David Byrne soundtrack album for over 30 years and realized that I never saw the accompanying dance production. It's not marvelous -- the music (which I love) is far more compelling than the dance. It's difficult to decipher the narrative, but it essentially seems to be about strife within a nuclear family and their housekeeper. Pineapples are a recurring prop, seemingly representing the atomic bomb. Everyone's fighting over the pineapples. This doesn't seem to be the mere document of a live production, though almost all the material takes place on a raw stage.

Now that I've seen this, I kinda wish I could add it to my <50 ballot.
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Ebbywebby wrote: February 2nd, 2021, 10:27 am Now that I've seen this, I kinda wish I could add it to my <50 ballot.
.. realizing you're the only one who has seen it?
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Torgo wrote: February 3rd, 2021, 2:01 am
Ebbywebby wrote: February 2nd, 2021, 10:27 am Now that I've seen this, I kinda wish I could add it to my <50 ballot.
.. realizing you're the only one who has seen it?
:D
Well, I have few dreams of any of my choices landing in the top 250, so it's mostly about imagining what films I could push onto the "complete" poll list.
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Not exactly ontopic but I just checked a movie where the previous check was over 10 years ago! also made by a currently somewhat active forum member.
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/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
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https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/min ... nt+of+war/ - Was shared on The Advocate. Good animated short about a WWII vet's memory of an incident during an air raid, and how that incident affected his life. The film was made by his niece. Available on Vimeo.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/the+rain+of+paris/ - Watched it for the 1980 poll. Roger saw it first, but I was the first check. Available on Facebook.
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Menselijke Natuur en Ideale Maatschappij (1971)
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The Chomsky - Foucault Debate: Human Nature and the Ideal Society

though at least a million have apparently beat me to watching it
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ANARCHISTS, 2010s bests, Yasujiro Ozu, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
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Anna. The Woman Who Went to Fight ISIS
a 1hr+ docu made in 2019
8+/10

+a bunch of anarchist docus that Im not gonna mention some of which I added myself
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currently working towards a vegan/free world + thru such film lists: GODARD,
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ANARCHISTS, 2010s bests, Yasujiro Ozu, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
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