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Post by sol » October 17th, 2019, 11:20 pm

Not really. I mean, watching just those 100 wouldn't be enough on its own to get a Bronze.
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Post by sol » January 2nd, 2020, 12:04 pm

weirdboy wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 9:54 pm
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September 10th, 2019, 11:50 am
After more than 2.5 years on iCM, I have finally caught up with enough mainstream claptrap to have achieved 50% on the All-Time WW Box Office List...

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...or at least until another blockbuster makes $200,000,000. :whistling:
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Now you just have to keep up with all the movies that keep getting added to it every year.

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Just regained my Bronze on the list thanks to It Chapter Two (as well as Knives Out and Ford v Ferrari making the grade). It was a little devastating when I lost the Bronze a couple of weeks ago with that new update that included all those new Chinese films that I'll never see. :ermm:
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Post by Ebbywebby » January 2nd, 2020, 11:00 pm

I'm still 44 films away from an All-Time WW Box Office Bronze. I may be lacking the requisite masochism.

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Post by sol » February 9th, 2020, 10:30 am

Silver on Academy Award Best Picture nominees. B)

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This was something that I already had good progress on before joining iCM. I had seen most of the nominees from the 1950s to 1990s, but it had been the catch-up game for me with 21st century nominees since registering on iCM - and Gerwig's Little Women finally got me the award.
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Post by MMDan » February 16th, 2020, 1:29 am

Lost my gold on All Time Worldwide Box Office

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Post by sol » February 16th, 2020, 3:12 am

Lost my bronze on All Time Worldwide Box Office - for the second time too.

Looks like one of those awards that I was never meant to have. My ranking on the list jumped from #6816 to #5268 with the update to 1000 though. :turned:
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Post by Fergenaprido » February 16th, 2020, 5:57 am

I'm going to lose my silver All Time Box Office once the message gets sent, I think for the second time as well. I'd just regained it again last November 30th, so the glory was short-lived.

Managed to keep my Worldwide Box Office bronze by 9 checks. This means that that award is my longest unchanged award, having first acquired it on June 22, 2012, and with the new update it makes it even less likely that I'll get a silver in the next ten years; I should manage to keep my bronze, though. The only other two that I have unchanged since before I joined the forum are Most checked silver (August 10, 2012 - currently 7 away from gold) and 100 Animated bronze (January 3, 2013 - currently 10 away from silver). Everything else I've gained or upgraded since joining the forum.

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Post by OldAle1 » February 16th, 2020, 4:17 pm

sol wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 3:12 am
Lost my bronze on All Time Worldwide Box Office - for the second time too.

Looks like one of those awards that I was never meant to have. My ranking on the list jumped from #6816 to #5268 with the update to 1000 though. :turned:
We have exactly the same rank (down to 5270 now) and I also lost my bronze there. But only 9 away, I would not be surprised to regain it without necessarily trying - there certainly are a few films that I have wanted to see on it, though not many are priorities. And of course there are always the new films that will bump old ones off the list and I see plenty of new mainstream films.

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Post by sol » March 29th, 2020, 11:46 am

OldAle1 wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 4:17 pm
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February 16th, 2020, 3:12 am
Lost my bronze on All Time Worldwide Box Office - for the second time too.

Looks like one of those awards that I was never meant to have. My ranking on the list jumped from #6816 to #5268 with the update to 1000 though. :turned:
We have exactly the same rank (down to 5270 now) and I also lost my bronze there. But only 9 away, I would not be surprised to regain it without necessarily trying - there certainly are a few films that I have wanted to see on it, though not many are priorities. And of course there are always the new films that will bump old ones off the list and I see plenty of new mainstream films.
Amazing how we were saying this less than six weeks ago as we now enter a period in which the two lists will probably remain stagnant. :ermm:
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Post by sol » March 29th, 2020, 11:48 am

Award #105:

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I still remember when I was over 40 checks away from a Bronze on the list. Doubted that I would make it since Action is far from my favourite genre (unless it's kung fu) but there were a lot of eligible crime films this month. :party:
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Post by sol » April 20th, 2020, 8:18 am

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Silver on the Time Out British Films list. :banana: I'm surprised that less than 200 users have made it this far through the list. I didn't think that any of the films were all that rare/uncommon.
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Post by Tasselfoot » April 20th, 2020, 2:38 pm

Regained Plat on a bunch of IMDb lists as part of my movie derust cleanup: Family, Western, Romance, Horror, Drama, Film-Noir, Music, Indie, Animation, 2010s, and Adventure. Debating whether to torture myself with Hababam 2 to get 70s and Comedy back to Plat.

Also regained in the cleanup: Reddit 250 plat, 1001 Before You Die plat, Roger Ebert plat. And new: Time Out Romance plat, Euro Film Award silver, AV Club 2010s bronze, TSPDT 1001-2000 bronze

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Post by MMDan » April 30th, 2020, 12:28 am

Got the Gold on Criterion Collection! And just purchased the Godzilla Blu Ray set to help bolster my numbers.

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Post by sol » May 10th, 2020, 11:15 am

MMDan wrote:
April 30th, 2020, 12:28 am
Got the Gold on Criterion Collection! And just purchased the Godzilla Blu Ray set to help bolster my numbers.
That's insane. Well done. Still 84 away from a Bronze on that one. :blink:
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Post by sol » May 10th, 2020, 11:18 am

sol wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 3:12 am
Lost my bronze on All Time Worldwide Box Office - for the second time too.

Looks like one of those awards that I was never meant to have. My ranking on the list jumped from #6816 to #5268 with the update to 1000 though. :turned:
So, I finally regained my All Time Worldwide Box Office bronze. :sweat:

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I guess it's pretty safe for the moment, though I guess I should watch some other stuff to secure the award for post-Covid times. :ermm:
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Post by Ebbywebby » May 10th, 2020, 8:20 pm

sol wrote:
May 10th, 2020, 11:15 am
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April 30th, 2020, 12:28 am
Got the Gold on Criterion Collection! And just purchased the Godzilla Blu Ray set to help bolster my numbers.
That's insane. Well done. Still 84 away from a Bronze on that one. :blink:
I don't follow the "awards" too closely and had to look up which level I'm at for Criterion. So...I'm at Silver but still am a whopping 168 films away from a Gold award. I doubt I'll ever get there. I have a private list of unseen Criterion titles "of interest," and it's just 39 films.

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Post by sol » June 8th, 2020, 8:50 am

Award #111:

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Less than 200 users have this. It's quite easy to find 50% (or more) of the titles, but I guess a lot of them just don't appeal to the average filmgoer. :ermm:
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Post by sol » June 9th, 2020, 2:17 pm

Award #112:

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But this might not last for long if MoC start adding a whole bunch of new films that I haven't seen. :ermm:
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Post by MMDan » June 16th, 2020, 1:15 pm

Lost my Platinum on Arts & Faith's Top 100 Films, one of my oldest platinums! Stayed gold.

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Post by sol » June 25th, 2020, 12:48 pm

Added a couple of more Bronzes to my collection recently:

Award #113:

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Award #114:

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Road Movies has a lot of obscurities in it. I'm ranked inside the top 250 users for the list with a mere 50% on it.
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Post by flavo5000 » June 25th, 2020, 6:26 pm

sol wrote:
June 8th, 2020, 8:50 am
Award #111:

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Less than 200 users have this. It's quite easy to find 50% (or more) of the titles, but I guess a lot of them just don't appeal to the average filmgoer. :ermm:
I think you need to get to this point:
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Actually the only one I remember having a hard time finding was Demon Pond (1979). The rest of them are pretty readily available out there somewhere.

But you're probably right. I'm sure a lot of people see this list as "beneath" them. I personally had more fun with it than some of the more respected lists (I can't say I'm the biggest fan of ol' Uncle Amos and his Subversive Art...).

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Post by OldAle1 » June 25th, 2020, 6:34 pm

flavo5000 wrote:
June 25th, 2020, 6:26 pm
sol wrote:
June 8th, 2020, 8:50 am
Award #111:

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Less than 200 users have this. It's quite easy to find 50% (or more) of the titles, but I guess a lot of them just don't appeal to the average filmgoer. :ermm:
I think you need to get to this point:
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:D
Actually the only one I remember having a hard time finding was Demon Pond (1979). The rest of them are pretty readily available out there somewhere.

But you're probably right. I'm sure a lot of people see this list as "beneath" them. I personally had more fun with it than some of the more respected lists (I can't say I'm the biggest fan of ol' Uncle Amos and his Subversive Art...).
I'm at 41 on the Deuce (ok, the Grindhouse Cinema Database now). Surprised I'm not a little higher, I do watch a fair amount of that stuff - I guess maybe just not the right ones. Have about half of the remaining films so perhaps next month I'll hit up some of them.

I like a lot of the Vogel stuff but I'm never going to try to complete it, I just am not masochist enough to watch the Vomit Action stuff - saw something from that area not long ago by mistake, or just not knowing what it was, and that was enough. You got to draw the line somewhere I think, unless you are primarily watching films just for the checks, and I'm just not in that group, shocking I know.

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Post by beasterne » June 27th, 2020, 4:52 pm

Watched the 6 hour long The Best of Youth last night, which was my final check on the FilmTotaal top list! It’s my 6th ever platinum, and my 4th plat at the current moment since I lost two others.

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Post by Tasselfoot » June 30th, 2020, 12:15 pm

Since late May:
Bronze - Cannes Grand Prix, Rosenbaum, Masters of Cinema, Oscar's Foreign Nominees
Silver - Story of Film: An Odyssey, Time Out's 100 British, 101 Gangster
Gold - IMDb Sports / Documentary
Plat - IMDB Western, Mystery, 2010s [all 3 quick lose/regain], 1920s, European Film Awards

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Post by Prat » July 5th, 2020, 7:26 am

A couple of days ago, I won the bronze award on the Martin Scorsese list and have now 90 awards.

But, mainly, I'm happy to have the platinum award back on the FESPACO list :
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Now I'll "work" on the 10+ lists movies I have left and on the Sharon Russell's guide to African cinema.

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Post by MMDan » July 21st, 2020, 7:24 pm

sol wrote:
June 8th, 2020, 8:50 am
Award #111:

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Less than 200 users have this. It's quite easy to find 50% (or more) of the titles, but I guess a lot of them just don't appeal to the average filmgoer. :ermm:
Some of them are rough watches.

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Post by sol » November 21st, 2020, 8:57 am

Here's another newly acquired award that few users have - Silver on the Total Film list:

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Which will place me inside the top 20 users for the list when the rankings update. B)
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Post by kongs_speech » November 21st, 2020, 1:07 pm

It's absolutely nothing special whatsoever, because so many people have it, but I picked up bronze on the Jerry Beck list. Hoping to get my first platinum within the next week. 24 shorts to go.
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Post by jeroeno » November 21st, 2020, 3:29 pm

Mignonnes was just a pretty decent movie, I have no idea why so many people seem to be offended by it.

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Post by kongs_speech » November 21st, 2020, 3:32 pm

jeroeno wrote:
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Mignonnes was just a pretty decent movie, I have no idea why so many people seem to be offended by it.

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If it hadn't been discovered by American right-wingers, it would have passed by with great reviews and no controversy. Unfortunately, it became a pawn in the far-right's increasingly radical conspiracies.
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Post by Cinepolis » November 21st, 2020, 3:48 pm

Not just right-wingers, also big youtubers that covered this film.

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Post by jeroeno » Yesterday, 6:32 am

aaaand it's back...

My 121st platinum :sweat:

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Post by sol » Yesterday, 2:53 pm

kongs_speech wrote:
November 21st, 2020, 1:07 pm
It's absolutely nothing special whatsoever, because so many people have it, but I picked up bronze on the Jerry Beck list. Hoping to get my first platinum within the next week. 24 shorts to go.
Was going to mention this before, but you're doing better than me on the Jerry Beck list. Still three away from a Bronze on that one; not that I have been working on it at all.

Oh, and if you succeed and get a Platinum on the list, you will have also acquired your first Platinum Award before me. :ermm:
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Post by jeroeno » Today, 6:24 am

With thanks to Sander for finding Living on the Edge on Youtube, my 122nd platinum :cheers: :banana:

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Post by sol » Today, 10:38 am

Thanks; added to my watch-list for the doco challenge next month. :thumbsup:
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Post by weirdboy » Today, 10:50 am

I am also sub-bronze on that Jerry Beck list.
I probably have seen several that I have unchecked, but I do not remember the names of animated shorts very well. And, well, they are not very long to rewatch anyway.

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