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Post by Armoreska » November 17th, 2017, 1:08 pm

sol on Nov 17 2017, 06:03:27 AM wrote:Just received a giant silver tit:

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Interestingly, I am currently ranked inside the top 60 users for this list which is not particularly hard to complete. I suppose, however, that it features a lot of films that certain moviegoers have no interest in ever seeing. :ermm:
I'd like a platinum tit myself as well! I've actually already watched all the worst ones I think.
Cruising is the worst one remaining, and I think im all for watching me some Pacino.
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Post by sol » November 17th, 2017, 1:32 pm

These are the films that I still have unchecked on the Tim Dirk list:
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2 The Birth of a Nation 1915
7 Ekstase 1933
8 Triumph des Willens 1935
9 Child Bride 1938
12 Song of the South 1946
13 L'amore 1948
23 Jag är nyfiken - en film i gult 1967
34 Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 1971
37 Ultimo tango a Parigi 1972
40 Thriller - en grym film 1973
44 The Incredible Torture Show 1976
46 The Message 1976
48 Snuff 1975
50 Faces of Death 1978
55 The Warriors 1979
60 The Evil Dead 1981
62 'Je vous salue, Marie' 1985
68 Hei tai yang 731 1988
71 Henry & June 1990
89 Ken Park 2002
91 The Brown Bunny 2003
96 The Passion of the Christ 2004
99 The Da Vinci Code 2006
102 Hounddog 2007
103 September Dawn 2007
106 Srpski film 2010
I actually own 11 of these unwatched on DVD or VHS. Several are also available on YT, including Faces of Death last time I checked, which I'll probably watch for the Documentary Challenge next month. The Passion of the Christ is probably the only film on the list that I have (close to) zero interest in ever seeing.

At a glance, Boxing Helena and Fahrenheit 9/11 are the only films that I disliked on iCM and I haven't seen either in 12+ years. Oh, and Kids, which I only saw a couple of years ago. That one is a definite dislike.

By comparison, I have favourited close to 40 films on the list. Guess I like my films controversial. :o

I rated Cruising a 6/10 on IMDb. Probably somewhere directly in between the best and worst of the list.
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Post by Nathan Treadway » November 17th, 2017, 2:08 pm

sol on Nov 17 2017, 06:03:27 AM wrote:Just received a giant silver tit:

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Interestingly, I am currently ranked inside the top 60 users for this list which is not particularly hard to complete. I suppose, however, that it features a lot of films that certain moviegoers have no interest in ever seeing. :ermm:
I think you have something here. ;)

Passion of the Christ isn't terrible. It's just torture porn masquerading as a Biblical epic, to trick evangelicals into seeing it. Maybe Gibson had his heart in the right place, but, I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't.
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Post by Armoreska » November 17th, 2017, 4:36 pm

love Passion, you can do much worse
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Post by Tasselfoot » November 18th, 2017, 4:52 pm

Likely will finish that list up in 2018 (22 to go). Human Centipede 3 has gotta be the one i'm least looking forward to... the 2nd was beyond bad.

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Post by Armoreska » November 18th, 2017, 6:49 pm

Tasselfoot on Nov 18 2017, 09:52:51 AM wrote:Likely will finish that list up in 2018 (22 to go). Human Centipede 3 has gotta be the one i'm least looking forward to... the 2nd was beyond bad.
I "liked" 2nd the best: 3,4,3/10
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viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
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Post by OldAle1 » November 18th, 2017, 7:05 pm

I've never made an effort on the Tim Dirks list and probably never will unless I get close to an award without trying (I'm low in the Bronze territory now). While I love many films on the list there are several I despise (Passion of the Christ chief among them) and there's a lot of unseen stuff there that strikes me as likely to be irredeemable garbage. I certainly like my share of controversial films - my favorite film this year so far is Mother! after all - but too much of the stuff there, particularly from the last 25-30 years, just seems exploitive in ways that don't interest me.
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Post by sol » November 20th, 2017, 11:55 am

Armoreska on Nov 18 2017, 11:49:52 AM wrote:
Tasselfoot on Nov 18 2017, 09:52:51 AM wrote:Likely will finish that list up in 2018 (22 to go). Human Centipede 3 has gotta be the one i'm least looking forward to... the 2nd was beyond bad.
I "liked" 2nd the best: 3,4,3/10
It's a tight contest between the second and third film for me, but I'd probably give the third film the edge. Laser's OTT performance is a big detractor, but the third film takes the meta elements that made the second movie so interesting to a whole new level with Tom Six's extended cameo, the characters talking about him and his films, etc.

All that said and done, I wouldn't expect anyone to like the third Human Centipede film unless they also liked the second entry.

For me:
Human Centipede 1 - 5/10
Human Centipede 2 - 6-/10
Human Centipede 3 - 6/10
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Post by SiH13 » November 26th, 2017, 3:52 pm

Lost the film totaAl platinum a while back when It was reverted. Finally managed to track down Festen and saw Garden State too getting back my platinum :D

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Post by dirty_score » November 28th, 2017, 11:18 pm

After a long on&off relationship with Bronze's ICM Most Favorite, I decided to call quits and go for hunting on a different list, which was something I haven't done since February.

So I took a look and the bronze at César's was just one film away! César's Bronze is my 50th bronze and my 100th award (Eventually i got bronze again in the latest update on the most favorite, so for now i have 101 awards).


Anyway, the sentiment is that I just completed the ICM game, even if I avoided some side quests. Hurray for me :party:

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Post by Ebbywebby » November 29th, 2017, 6:20 am

I also have issues with the Bronze for "ICheckMovies - Most Favorite." I go back and forth, back and forth. I'm currently right on the nose at 125/250. I don't "work on" this list, so it's just the way things go. :)

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Post by dirty_score » November 29th, 2017, 4:58 pm

Ebbywebby on Nov 28 2017, 11:20:11 PM wrote:I also have issues with the Bronze for "ICheckMovies - Most Favorite." I go back and forth, back and forth. I'm currently right on the nose at 125/250. I don't "work on" this list, so it's just the way things go. :)
Same. I'm usually between 123-127 and stopped working on it after I got the first bronze but then it got frustating to keep it. It's probably the most 'unstable' list and the unchecked half of the movies barely interests me, that's why I gave up.

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Post by sol » December 6th, 2017, 2:07 pm

Recently lost my Silver for IMDb Mystery due to the new Blade Runner movie climbing up the ranks. I managed to make up for it though by turning my 501 Must See Movies bronze award into silver, ranking me at #850:

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A quick glance through the list reveals only three or four films that I don't have in my collection... so this is a list that I could easily go for Gold on - if more films in the list appealed to me. :ermm:
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Post by joachimt » January 28th, 2018, 10:22 pm

Just got my first instaward: silver on 500<400!! :)
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Post by Darth Nevets » January 29th, 2018, 7:40 am

dirty_score on Nov 28 2017, 04:18:30 PM wrote:After a long on&off relationship with Bronze's ICM Most Favorite, I decided to call quits and go for hunting on a different list, which was something I haven't done since February.

So I took a look and the bronze at César's was just one film away! César's Bronze is my 50th bronze and my 100th award (Eventually i got bronze again in the latest update on the most favorite, so for now i have 101 awards).


Anyway, the sentiment is that I just completed the ICM game, even if I avoided some side quests. Hurray for me :party:
Math time, actually working on the list actually might hurt you, because the list works on a metric not of total likes but a ratio of likes/checks. Thusly if you watched a movie and didn't favorite it, as I have with 81 movies on the list, you hurt that film's position. With films of less than a hundred checks, this is a huge factor.

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Post by fori » January 29th, 2018, 7:48 am

That's part of the reason I rank so high on that list; I give 60% of the films I watch a thumbs up.

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Post by dirty_score » January 29th, 2018, 2:59 pm

Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 12:40:08 AM wrote:Math time, actually working on the list actually might hurt you, because the list works on a metric not of total likes but a ratio of likes/checks. Thusly if you watched a movie and didn't favorite it, as I have with 81 movies on the list, you hurt that film's position. With films of less than a hundred checks, this is a huge factor.
You're right, it hurts me because I don't favorite movies. But that's a problem I have with the list. It really should be the most favorited movies only and not based on the movies' favorites/checks ratio.

But I can't fight this obsession that people in ICM has with "unknown gems" since the forum list already tries to do that. I've been steady now with 129 checks but sometimes it was really a slog to reach this.

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Post by Nathan Treadway » January 29th, 2018, 3:15 pm

dirty_score on Jan 29 2018, 07:59:25 AM wrote:
Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 12:40:08 AM wrote:Math time, actually working on the list actually might hurt you, because the list works on a metric not of total likes but a ratio of likes/checks. Thusly if you watched a movie and didn't favorite it, as I have with 81 movies on the list, you hurt that film's position. With films of less than a hundred checks, this is a huge factor.
You're right, it hurts me because I don't favorite movies. But that's a problem I have with the list. It really should be the most favorited movies only and not based on the movies' favorites/checks ratio.

But I can't fight this obsession that people in ICM has with "unknown gems" since the forum list already tries to do that. I've been steady now with 129 checks but sometimes it was really a slog to reach this.
If you do that, it'd probably end up very similar to the Most Checked list, which would make it much less interesting. If you wanted this data, just click all movies, and it default sorts it to Favorites.
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Post by fori » January 29th, 2018, 3:33 pm

Nathan Treadway on Jan 29 2018, 08:15:39 AM wrote:
dirty_score on Jan 29 2018, 07:59:25 AM wrote:
Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 12:40:08 AM wrote:Math time, actually working on the list actually might hurt you, because the list works on a metric not of total likes but a ratio of likes/checks. Thusly if you watched a movie and didn't favorite it, as I have with 81 movies on the list, you hurt that film's position. With films of less than a hundred checks, this is a huge factor.
You're right, it hurts me because I don't favorite movies. But that's a problem I have with the list. It really should be the most favorited movies only and not based on the movies' favorites/checks ratio.

But I can't fight this obsession that people in ICM has with "unknown gems" since the forum list already tries to do that. I've been steady now with 129 checks but sometimes it was really a slog to reach this.
If you do that, it'd probably end up very similar to the Most Checked list, which would make it much less interesting. If you wanted this data, just click all movies, and it default sorts it to Favorites.
Yeah I'm very happy with the list as it is (though it is constantly changing). The emphasis on smaller films is nice.

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Post by Tasselfoot » January 29th, 2018, 3:54 pm

fori on Jan 29 2018, 12:48:32 AM wrote:That's part of the reason I rank so high on that list; I give 60% of the films I watch a thumbs up.
You guys consider too many things favorites, I guess. 151 seen on that list. 24 marked favorite, 6 dislikes.

Or maybe my taste is just too mainstream. Plat on Most Checked list, with 58 favorites and 1 dislike. Total of 240 favorites and 81 dislikes out of 4600 checks.

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Post by Darth Nevets » January 29th, 2018, 5:42 pm

dirty_score on Jan 29 2018, 07:59:25 AM wrote:
Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 12:40:08 AM wrote:Math time, actually working on the list actually might hurt you, because the list works on a metric not of total likes but a ratio of likes/checks. Thusly if you watched a movie and didn't favorite it, as I have with 81 movies on the list, you hurt that film's position. With films of less than a hundred checks, this is a huge factor.
You're right, it hurts me because I don't favorite movies. But that's a problem I have with the list. It really should be the most favorited movies only and not based on the movies' favorites/checks ratio.

But I can't fight this obsession that people in ICM has with "unknown gems" since the forum list already tries to do that. I've been steady now with 129 checks but sometimes it was really a slog to reach this.
It's a lost cause, the rationale for what lists are change on an almost instantaneous basis when questioned. I once literally heard it argued that ICM is merely a website and not a basis for making films official checks (despite an actual list that is official called Doubling the Canon). When kvetching about the poor BFI lists (often made by a single author not even an expert based on taste) they'll drag out the source (and its credibility) is all that matters. When noting there is a baseless list of 1000 horror films (weighed by one person amongst many lists including random contributors) it will be said that horror is popular and the list was hard work to make. When pointed out that other genres have been harshly overlooked they'll say that one day they will get to them (despite the evidence to the contrary that mostly they just give lipservice). They actually admit the new western list was a hasty replacement and was merely the one with the source they liked best among four lists they happened to consider. Hilariously the other European one (one half of the lists) actually starts in 1935 and ends in 1980 yet still was considered.

At one point I suggested a list by Peter Travers, a well established critic at one of the world's eminent magazines for decades as an interesting list focusing on 1000 movies released in the modern era on DVD. There was a big movement even on the forum for the Edgar Wright 1000 list as well. Someone said these are trash, and they just sort of moved on. At the end of the day it's those who are in the inner-kliq that call the shots, and there is no reason for any decision other than the occasionally admitted "we liked it."

Here is the ultimate example of everything the site's drivers want.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/ples+v+dezju/

A movie with less than 100 checks, on three lists, none of which are anything but insiderbait. Source my fanny.

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » January 29th, 2018, 6:57 pm

Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 10:42:54 AM wrote:It's a lost cause, the rationale for what lists are change on an almost instantaneous basis when questioned. I once literally heard it argued that ICM is merely a website and not a basis for making films official checks (despite an actual list that is official called Doubling the Canon). When kvetching about the poor BFI lists (often made by a single author not even an expert based on taste) they'll drag out the source (and its credibility) is all that matters. When noting there is a baseless list of 1000 horror films (weighed by one person amongst many lists including random contributors) it will be said that horror is popular and the list was hard work to make. When pointed out that other genres have been harshly overlooked they'll say that one day they will get to them (despite the evidence to the contrary that mostly they just give lipservice). They actually admit the new western list was a hasty replacement and was merely the one with the source they liked best among four lists they happened to consider. Hilariously the other European one (one half of the lists) actually starts in 1935 and ends in 1980 yet still was considered.

At one point I suggested a list by Peter Travers, a well established critic at one of the world's eminent magazines for decades as an interesting list focusing on 1000 movies released in the modern era on DVD. There was a big movement even on the forum for the Edgar Wright 1000 list as well. Someone said these are trash, and they just sort of moved on. At the end of the day it's those who are in the inner-kliq that call the shots, and there is no reason for any decision other than the occasionally admitted "we liked it."

Here is the ultimate example of everything the site's drivers want.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/ples+v+dezju/

A movie with less than 100 checks, on three lists, none of which are anything but insiderbait. Source my fanny.
While I think you have some valid points in there about what is official, I don't think there's any one person that holds all those views simultaneously. Lists being made official is a compromise and that compromise leads to incongruities that no one is fully satisfied with. There are definitely some biases in what becomes official, some of which should be rectified and some of which simply lend character and identity to the site. Lists being removed gets a ton of blowback, though, so that severely limits what can be done to create consistency.

I don't think anyone said Edgar Wright's list is trash and it is one that has been talked about occasionally, but it's really long and unranked and while the length is something I appreciate as someone who wishes more filmmakers would reveal their varied tastes with personal lists, it's a bit much for me to be enthusiastic about making it official. If it were 100 films it very likely would have been adopted by now.

I don't know what Peter Travers list you're referring too, though it does ring a vague bell, but I'm opposed to "released in the modern era on DVD" as a restriction on lists, especially since it probably has an implied "in the US" attached. Lists already come with a ton of implicit biases based on who makes them, artificial availability restrictions add unnecessary ones for no reason.

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Post by Darth Nevets » January 29th, 2018, 9:31 pm

PeacefulAnarchy on Jan 29 2018, 11:57:46 AM wrote:
Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 10:42:54 AM wrote:It's a lost cause, the rationale for what lists are change on an almost instantaneous basis when questioned. I once literally heard it argued that ICM is merely a website and not a basis for making films official checks (despite an actual list that is official called Doubling the Canon). When kvetching about the poor BFI lists (often made by a single author not even an expert based on taste) they'll drag out the source (and its credibility) is all that matters. When noting there is a baseless list of 1000 horror films (weighed by one person amongst many lists including random contributors) it will be said that horror is popular and the list was hard work to make. When pointed out that other genres have been harshly overlooked they'll say that one day they will get to them (despite the evidence to the contrary that mostly they just give lipservice). They actually admit the new western list was a hasty replacement and was merely the one with the source they liked best among four lists they happened to consider. Hilariously the other European one (one half of the lists) actually starts in 1935 and ends in 1980 yet still was considered.

At one point I suggested a list by Peter Travers, a well established critic at one of the world's eminent magazines for decades as an interesting list focusing on 1000 movies released in the modern era on DVD. There was a big movement even on the forum for the Edgar Wright 1000 list as well. Someone said these are trash, and they just sort of moved on. At the end of the day it's those who are in the inner-kliq that call the shots, and there is no reason for any decision other than the occasionally admitted "we liked it."

Here is the ultimate example of everything the site's drivers want.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/ples+v+dezju/

A movie with less than 100 checks, on three lists, none of which are anything but insiderbait. Source my fanny.
While I think you have some valid points in there about what is official, I don't think there's any one person that holds all those views simultaneously. Lists being made official is a compromise and that compromise leads to incongruities that no one is fully satisfied with. There are definitely some biases in what becomes official, some of which should be rectified and some of which simply lend character and identity to the site. Lists being removed gets a ton of blowback, though, so that severely limits what can be done to create consistency.

I don't think anyone said Edgar Wright's list is trash and it is one that has been talked about occasionally, but it's really long and unranked and while the length is something I appreciate as someone who wishes more filmmakers would reveal their varied tastes with personal lists, it's a bit much for me to be enthusiastic about making it official. If it were 100 films it very likely would have been adopted by now.

I don't know what Peter Travers list you're referring too, though it does ring a vague bell, but I'm opposed to "released in the modern era on DVD" as a restriction on lists, especially since it probably has an implied "in the US" attached. Lists already come with a ton of implicit biases based on who makes them, artificial availability restrictions add unnecessary ones for no reason.
I thank you for your thoughtful reply. :thumbsup:

The Edgar Wright discussion is a fascinating one. For one he cites many interesting, underseen, and paradoxically popular films in the mix of what are (quite bluntly) a number of major undeniable classics. I'd suspect if he'd cut his list down to 100 many of these classics would remain and most of the outre would vanish. This would negate the very effect that adopting this list would engender, officializing oddly overlooked popular films and drawing eyes to films that would otherwise be overlooked. Maybe he isn't on the level of the other directors in the director tab, but with the bareness of the tab (and the indisputable accuracy of the source) I think many more worthy films would get attention compared to two country awards virtually no one cares about.

On the length front we have critics lists with more movies (some intended to be challenging and others utterly uncompleatable) and I see no reason why a filmmaker deserves less choice.

Now you might say only ultras care about this stuff. I get that. But lets look at it this way. If a casual checks Training Day they might never give it a second look. Or they might think since this is on zero lists that this site is crap and leave. Or they check it and see the one list and think "I'll check this one out." They might be new to film and would like a more modern list (he constantly updates). They might even see a classic they haven't seen and upon seeing the EW token by the movie think about giving this "old movie" a shot.

Now I don't want to fight a losing battle on the Travers list (it was just an example that I liked because I remember the list first being published) the one thing that the restriction helps is availability. Virtually anyone can check these movies, none will ever be unobtainable. That is an interesting pedigree I thought.

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » January 30th, 2018, 2:19 am

Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 02:31:01 PM wrote: (he constantly updates).
Does he? This would not convince me to adopt the list, but it would push me towards considering it a bit more seriously. My understanding was that this was a list created on mubi (the worst place to make a list, btw) by someone else that he confirmed as his on twitter.

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Post by maxwelldeux » January 30th, 2018, 4:23 am

And my first Instaward: The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema (bronze) :banana:

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Post by Darth Nevets » January 30th, 2018, 5:40 am

PeacefulAnarchy on Jan 29 2018, 07:19:55 PM wrote:
Darth Nevets on Jan 29 2018, 02:31:01 PM wrote: (he constantly updates).
Does he? This would not convince me to adopt the list, but it would push me towards considering it a bit more seriously. My understanding was that this was a list created on mubi (the worst place to make a list, btw) by someone else that he confirmed as his on twitter.
During the initial phase he cut and prodded top to bottom, editing to make sure these were his absolute favorites. Only one 2016 release (The Neon Demon) was featured. The next year he cut it and added five more 2016 releases. He also added more classics including The Thin Man (1937), Dance, Girl, Dance (1940), The Naked Spur (1953) and others. I suppose he will do so again this year after picking his favorites.

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Post by sol » February 3rd, 2018, 10:49 am

Made some progress in reviewing and iCM-checking my movie viewings from the few days, the result of which has been a new instant Silver award:

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I was originally going to publish a list of 100 Alternative Australian Films after reaching this milestone, but I have been way too busy with my first full week back at work and so on. Suffice it to say, while I am glad that Australia has its own Official list, the current one is a bit of a mixed bag. It's full of mediocrities like The FJ Holden that have more historical importance than anything else, films like Dogs in Space, which is more of a cult hit than a quality piece of cinema, and the list only goes up to 2005 (no doubt due to the source book's publishing date), when many contemporary Australian films - Dr. Plonk, Rogue, Triangle, Tracks, Predestination and so on - far outclass half the films on the list. Ah, well. I might still generate that 100 Alternative Australian Films list if I get a chance at some point. And I still haven't decided whether I should avoid overlapping films if I do create such a list.
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Post by sol » February 17th, 2018, 9:33 am

Recently gained a rare Bronze:

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Not really too hard an achievement given that many of the films on the list are easily found online, but I guess with so many horror and action films in the list, it is really of skewered towards certainly tastes in films. Pretty interesting though that a mere Bronze places me inside the top 60 highest ranked users for the list.

Anyway, to celebrate, I thought I might rank the films in the list according to how amazing they really are (to me):

Absolutely Amazing
The Cremator
Come and See
A Quiet Place in the Country
Cutter's Way
Red Beard
Nightmare
The Bad Seed

Almost Amazing
Return from the Ashes
The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie
Mystics in Bali
Manborg
Yesterday's Enemy
Gwendoline
Aachi & Ssipak

Good but Not Amazing
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
Beyond the Black Rainbow
Vigilante
Fiend Without a Face
The Psychopath
The Return of Doctor X
Night of the Devils

Hardly Amazing
Viy
The Runestone
The Power
Mr. Freedom
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Post by joachimt » February 26th, 2018, 10:17 pm

Just got FOUR instawards (upgrades) after checking one movie. :D

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Adventure (gold, was silver)
Musical (silver, was bronze)
Romance (gold, was silver)
2000s (gold, was silver)

I knew watching Lagaan was worth it!! :lol:
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Post by 72allinncallme » February 27th, 2018, 9:36 pm

joachimt on Feb 26 2018, 03:17:24 PM wrote:Just got FOUR instawards (upgrades) after checking one movie. :D

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Adventure (gold, was silver)
Musical (silver, was bronze)
Romance (gold, was silver)
2000s (gold, was silver)

I knew watching Lagaan was worth it!! :lol:
Congrats! I got two rewards myself, watching one movie. Silver on TSPDT and gold on 1001MYMSBYD. But the movie I saw was waaay more rewarding than Lagaan :P

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Post by WalterNeff » February 28th, 2018, 12:50 am

I lost Belgian bronze because of a new addition to the list, so I watched one film from my stash to regain it. Don't know where I got this from - Just Friends (1993) - as it isn't any where easily found, and it has hard coded English and Chinese subs.
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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » February 28th, 2018, 1:18 am

That's the one with the Jazz and banana spiders, right? I posted it once.

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Post by WalterNeff » February 28th, 2018, 2:00 am

PeacefulAnarchy on Feb 27 2018, 06:18:05 PM wrote:That's the one with the Jazz and banana spiders, right? I posted it once.
That's the one.

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Post by sol » April 28th, 2018, 3:23 am

Recently gained another rare bronze:

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Which means that Pink Narcissus was worth watching after all. :sweat: Curiously enough, this should place me inside the top 200 users for the list when the rankings update. I wouldn't have thought that the films on this list are that hard to come across (I own eight that I haven't yet seen) but I guess LGBTIQ+ cinema just isn't something that your average cinephile is keen on exploring.
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Post by WalterNeff » April 28th, 2018, 4:23 am

Regained Bronze on the TV Mini Series list after watching Heimat.

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Post by Armoreska » April 28th, 2018, 5:24 am

WalterNeff on Apr 27 2018, 10:23:20 PM wrote:Regained Bronze on the TV Mini Series list after watching Heimat.
You didn't wait for BR? (comes out in 2 days)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Heimat-Limited ... B074R3ZMZG
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viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
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Post by WalterNeff » April 28th, 2018, 11:37 pm

Armoreska on Apr 27 2018, 11:24:59 PM wrote:
WalterNeff on Apr 27 2018, 10:23:20 PM wrote:Regained Bronze on the TV Mini Series list after watching Heimat.
You didn't wait for BR? (comes out in 2 days)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Heimat-Limited ... B074R3ZMZG
Believe it or not, I don't have a BR player.

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Post by Armoreska » April 29th, 2018, 1:30 pm

WalterNeff on Apr 28 2018, 05:37:39 PM wrote:
Armoreska on Apr 27 2018, 11:24:59 PM wrote:
WalterNeff on Apr 27 2018, 10:23:20 PM wrote:Regained Bronze on the TV Mini Series list after watching Heimat.
You didn't wait for BR? (comes out in 2 days)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Heimat-Limited ... B074R3ZMZG
Believe it or not, I don't have a BR player.
heh, good one :innocent:
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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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Post by MMDan » May 28th, 2018, 3:59 am

Got back my platinum on Criterion's Eclipse Collection, a small club of five. At least until they release another set.
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Post by maxwelldeux » May 28th, 2018, 5:37 am

MMDan on May 27 2018, 09:59:55 PM wrote:Got back my platinum on Criterion's Eclipse Collection, a small club of five. At least until they release another set.
Nice! That's a hard one to get... :cheers:

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