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Interesting! It's surprising that the regular Ghibli productions seem to be left outside the list.
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erde wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:41 pm Interesting! It's surprising that the regular Ghibli productions seem to be left outside the list.
It's a list of series, Ghibli rarely makes them (did they ever?) :)
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erde wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:41 pm Interesting! It's surprising that the regular Ghibli productions seem to be left outside the list.
Future Boy Conan (directed by Miyazaki) is on the list, so it's kind of like a Ghibl series (except that it was made by a different studio).
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mjf314 wrote: January 14th, 2021, 6:12 pm
erde wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:41 pm Interesting! It's surprising that the regular Ghibli productions seem to be left outside the list.
Future Boy Conan (directed by Miyazaki) is on the list, so it's kind of like a Ghibl series (except that it was made by a different studio).
As is Lupin the 3rd.
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Heidi: Girl of the Alps, directed by Takahata, is on the list as well.

I've also heard people describe Dennou Coil, Kemono no Souja Erin, and Kamichu! as Ghibli-esque (Dennou Coil is the only one that's on the list).
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Onderhond wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:48 pm
erde wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:41 pm Interesting! It's surprising that the regular Ghibli productions seem to be left outside the list.
It's a list of series, Ghibli rarely makes them (did they ever?) :)
Yeah, I got mixed up. Thanks for clearing it up!
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erde wrote: January 14th, 2021, 11:44 pm
Onderhond wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:48 pm
erde wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:41 pm Interesting! It's surprising that the regular Ghibli productions seem to be left outside the list.
It's a list of series, Ghibli rarely makes them (did they ever?) :)
Yeah, I got mixed up. Thanks for clearing it up!
I think the only TV series Ghibli has ever actually produced is Ronja The Robber's Daughter (which is actually quite charming) directed by Goro Miyazaki, Hayao's son.
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Also for any horror folks out there, I made this list based on the titular book:
Fragments of Fear: An Illustrated History of British Horror Films
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flavo5000 wrote: January 15th, 2021, 10:57 pm Also for any horror folks out there, I made this list based on the titular book:
Fragments of Fear: An Illustrated History of British Horror Films
"and more recent talents such as Clive Barker, director of "Hellraiser"" :lol:
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Onderhond wrote: January 15th, 2021, 10:59 pm
flavo5000 wrote: January 15th, 2021, 10:57 pm Also for any horror folks out there, I made this list based on the titular book:
Fragments of Fear: An Illustrated History of British Horror Films
"and more recent talents such as Clive Barker, director of "Hellraiser"" :lol:
Yea, the book came out in like 1995. Not the most up-to-date. But it does have quite a few British horror films on it that don't seem to be on any other lists.
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Any update on the list of all official shorts coming soon? I know it at least doesn't include shorts exclusive to the Pixar Recommends list.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/all+ ... ts/mjf314/
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kongs_speech wrote: January 17th, 2021, 12:36 am Any update on the list of all official shorts coming soon? I know it at least doesn't include shorts exclusive to the Pixar Recommends list.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/all+ ... ts/mjf314/
I have just sent mjf314 the spreadsheet.
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I made this list years ago, but just spent the last few days bringing it up to date. The AV Club is one of my main sources for reviews of new releases and to get a basic impression which films might be worth my time. Overall, I've found that in their ranking scheme a 'B+' is the best cut-off for me (Roughly equivalent to the 4/5 star rating for most other sites).

So, in this list is every release that got a 'B+' or higher since they first started reviewing in 2005. It just crossed the 1000 films line and is an interesting parallel view to the TSPDT 21st list since about half the films are on 0 official lists.

B+ and Up


Edit: I also might add: For new releases it often takes some time to be recognized and added to new lists. I try my best to ignore the Box Office lists, but that doesn't mean I don't enjoy mainstream movies. The AV Club has a good tradition of comparing films within their genre and this way you also get a good understanding which bigger or Genre (Horror) releases might be worth your time.
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Great work, Josh! I was actually going to look up some 2020(-19) films this week and was specifically thinking of Indiewire and The AV Club. You just made life easier for me :turned:

Now do A(+) only Pity we can't sort that list by their rating.

431/1121 for me, btw. I'm probably one of the more contemporary watchers here - and still many titles left to see for me, at least 100 I want to give a watch (someday..) and of those, 13 alone for my 2020-top list which I'm going to finish this January.
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Seen: 459/1121 (40.95%)
Highest unchecked: Geuddae geusaramdeul (#1)
Number of favorites: 50/459 (10.89%)
Highest favorite: Brick (#16)
Number of dislikes: 65/459 (14.16%)
Highest dislike: L'enfant (#13)
Unofficial films: 559/1121 (49.87%)

Not really familiar with The AV Club, but my favorites on that list seem to be the very obvious choices, so my guess is their focus is rather mainstream arthouse?
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Onderhond wrote: January 17th, 2021, 2:07 pm so my guess is their focus is rather mainstream arthouse?
Yeah I guess you could call it that. Rarely experimental, but only few films that pass as "Hollywood". Films to enjoy for people with coffee to go cups.
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I like this list :)
About 100 times better and 700x funnier than the Geoff one ..
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This seems to be one of Time Out's infamous updated-list-without-a-new-poll lists.
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joachimt wrote: January 17th, 2021, 10:32 am
kongs_speech wrote: January 17th, 2021, 12:36 am Any update on the list of all official shorts coming soon? I know it at least doesn't include shorts exclusive to the Pixar Recommends list.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/all+ ... ts/mjf314/
I have just sent mjf314 the spreadsheet.
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Torgo wrote: January 17th, 2021, 2:22 pm
I like this list :)
About 100 times better and 700x funnier than the Geoff one ..
I dunno. Any list that makes checks whores watch stuff like Edward Penishands and The Sperminator is pretty damn funny to me. :lol:
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Torgo wrote: January 17th, 2021, 2:03 pm Great work, Josh! I was actually going to look up some 2020(-19) films this week and was specifically thinking of Indiewire and The AV Club. You just made life easier for me :turned:

Now do A(+) only Pity we can't sort that list by their rating.

431/1121 for me, btw. I'm probably one of the more contemporary watchers here - and still many titles left to see for me, at least 100 I want to give a watch (someday..) and of those, 13 alone for my 2020-top list which I'm going to finish this January.
Nice!
I'm at 530/1191 myself. A lot of the unwatched ones for me are those middle of the road Sony Picture Classic/Fox Searchlight type mid '00s movies that seem like they'd be somewhat interesting but rarely amazing (and yea to your point Torgo, I think if it were bumped up to at least an A-, it'd filter out a bunch of those kind of movies).
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The Mike Toole Show - The Other 100 Best Anime Movies of All Time
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 19/.113010
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 02/.114168
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 16/.114706
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 30/.115495

This list was a response to the Paste list, and purposely omits all of the movies on the Paste list.
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mjf314 wrote: January 24th, 2021, 4:52 am The Mike Toole Show - The Other 100 Best Anime Movies of All Time
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 19/.113010
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 02/.114168
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 16/.114706
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/the-mi ... 30/.115495

This list was a response to the Paste list, and purposely omits all of the movies on the Paste list.
Interesting project, but I think his list underlines the quality of the Paste list.
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Obviously the average quality is worse than the Paste list, but there are some great films on the list, which are better than the worst films on the Paste list, so at least it shows that the Paste list has room for improvement.

Some of my favorites from this list:

13. Chie the Brat
17. Project A-Ko
23. Like the Clouds, Like the Wind
26. The Garden of Sinners (he mentions the whole series, but #5 is the only one that I like)
29. Sea Prince and the Fire Child
31. They Were Eleven
44. Mai Mai Miracle
49. Hells
52. The Door into Summer
57. Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene
76. Summer Days with Coo
82. Ringing Bell
84. Twelve Months

I'm disappointed that he left out one of my favorites, Unico, despite praising Unico as "brilliant" in the #52 entry.

I just noticed that the list is already on Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/parallax/list/mi ... me-movies/

I'll add the list to iCM, since I already have a script to get the IMDb URLs from Letterboxd.
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41/102 for me it seems.

Hells is definitely one I would've like to have seen in the Paste list, Spring & Chaos is also an oversight. Wouldn't have minded "Like the Clouds, Like the Wind" either, though it's been ages since I watched that one. The "series" (A-Ko and Garden of Sinners) are a bit iffy though (not the quality but the film-ness is a bit lacking). There's way too much kitschy 80s adventure/sci-fi stuff for my liking though.
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mjf314 wrote: January 24th, 2021, 9:21 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... me/mjf314/

I've seen 55.
This might be "11 Cats"
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0373944/?ref_=ttls_li_tt

And this might be "Treasure Island" (IMDb has it as an episode of the TV series, for some reason)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10024128/?ref_=ttls_li_tt

And shouldn't "The Garden of Sinners" include multiple films?
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Thanks, I added them.

I only added the first 7 Kara no Kyoukai movies, because that's the main series (although he doesn't make it clear which ones he wanted to include).

After adding them, now I'm at 61 checks.

I see that 11 Cats was recently subbed, in case anyone is interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpJLVxTRh5E
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Back in 2019, a left-wing cinema group I follow published a list of directors whose movies they posted about most often (3 or more movies featured).
The results were:
1.Godard - 13
2,3.Elio Petri, Ken Loach - 5
4,5.Stone, Bertolucci - 4
6-12.Chris Marker, Straub/Huillet, Guy Debord, Volker Schlondorff, Marco Bellocchio, Lina Wertmuller, Koji Wakamatsu - 3

I've already started working on this list.
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Armoreska wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:37 pm Back in 2019, a left-wing cinema group I follow published a list of directors whose movies they posted about most often (3 or more movies featured).
The results were:
1.Godard - 13
2,3.Elio Petri, Ken Loach - 5
4,5.Stone, Bertolucci - 4
6-12.Chris Marker, Straub/Huillet, Guy Debord, Volker Schlondorff, Marco Bellocchio, Lina Wertmuller, Koji Wakamatsu - 3

I've already started working on this list.
Interesting sujet actually. Did we in this forum really never consider looking for or even adopting a list for leftist / social-orientated / revolutionary etc. cinema?
(Disclaimer: We probably did, but I never became aware of it during my 7-year on-and-off absence :rolleyes: )

Step 2: Now do right-wing cinema
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Thinking about it .. where the hell did you leave Fassbinder? :think:
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mjf314 wrote: January 24th, 2021, 9:21 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... me/mjf314/

I've seen 55.
Somehow beat you with 56 without really trying to watch anime. I hope to watch most of these of course. Not sure if Galaxy Express series is that good.
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Armoreska wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:37 pm Koji Wakamatsu - 3

I've already started working on this list.
Keep me up to date on your Wakamatsu finds! I'm still 60 films short :D

Edit: make that 74
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Torgo wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:48 pm
Armoreska wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:37 pm Back in 2019, a left-wing cinema group I follow published a list of directors whose movies they posted about most often (3 or more movies featured).
The results were:
1.Godard - 13
2,3.Elio Petri, Ken Loach - 5
4,5.Stone, Bertolucci - 4
6-12.Chris Marker, Straub/Huillet, Guy Debord, Volker Schlondorff, Marco Bellocchio, Lina Wertmuller, Koji Wakamatsu - 3

I've already started working on this list.
Interesting sujet actually. Did we in this forum really never consider looking for or even adopting a list for leftist / social-orientated / revolutionary etc. cinema?
(Disclaimer: We probably did, but I never became aware of it during my 7-year on-and-off absence :rolleyes: )

Step 2: Now do right-wing cinema
I made a personal list on this subject once: https://letterboxd.com/beavis/list/revo ... -politics/
But I do not recall any political list ever been mentioned as an idea for (the poll about) a possible official list.
I would like it, doesn't even have to be left-wing only, although I do think such a list would be an ideal way to highlight the parallel or third cinema movement (prominent in South America and India)!
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Armoreska wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:59 pm
mjf314 wrote: January 24th, 2021, 9:21 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... me/mjf314/

I've seen 55.
Somehow beat you with 56 without really trying to watch anime. I hope to watch most of these of course. Not sure if Galaxy Express series is that good.
I'm at 50/108. I take a pretty big hit from not watching the Garden of Sinners movies.

I like lists like this that push less well-known recommendations because ultimately that's what I use the lists for. Since I've seen everything on the Paste list, this one is more useful to dig up some anime I might not have heard about otherwise.
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Armoreska wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:59 pm
mjf314 wrote: January 24th, 2021, 9:21 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... me/mjf314/

I've seen 55.
Somehow beat you with 56 without really trying to watch anime. I hope to watch most of these of course. Not sure if Galaxy Express series is that good.
After adding the other Kara no Kyoukai films, I'm at 61, so you're still behind me.

I haven't watched many anime movies recently, but maybe I'll get back into anime movies to watch some of these (although recently, I've been more interested in anime series).
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flavo5000 wrote: January 25th, 2021, 3:28 pm I like lists like this that push less well-known recommendations because ultimately that's what I use the lists for. Since I've seen everything on the Paste list, this one is more useful to dig up some anime I might not have heard about otherwise.
If you're looking for more anime hidden gems, you might be interested in this series of reviews: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/buried ... re/archive

I discovered some great movies thanks to these reviews.
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Onderhond wrote: January 25th, 2021, 2:29 pm Edit: make that 74
damn! unlikely to want to go that deep anyway

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Armoreska wrote: January 25th, 2021, 1:59 pm
mjf314 wrote: January 24th, 2021, 9:21 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... me/mjf314/

I've seen 55.
Somehow beat you with 56 without really trying to watch anime. I hope to watch most of these of course. Not sure if Galaxy Express series is that good.
Were you looking at the wrong list by mistake? You only have 48 checks on Mike Toole's list, but you have 56 checks on They Draw Anime. I have 47 on They Draw Anime, so you're ahead of me there.
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