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Post by joachimt » January 30th, 2017, 11:28 pm

As I said, I've hardly seen any other crime series, so I can't compare.
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Post by Jay Mars » January 31st, 2017, 2:35 am

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1. Lonesome Dove (1989, 384 mins) 4 points
2. John Adams (2008, 501 mins) 6 points
3. La belle noiseuse (1991, 238 mins) 1 point
4. Les vampires (1915, 399 mins) 4 points
5. I, Claudius (1976, 669 mins) 9 points
6. A Brighter, Summer Day (1991) 237 minutes, 1 point
7. Historias Extraordinarias (2008, 245 mins) 2 points
8. La maman et la putain (1973, 217 mins) 1 point
9. Brideshead Revisited (1981, 659 mins), 8 points
10. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010, 240 mins) 2 points
11. La roue (1923, 273 mins.) 2 points
12. Fiddler on the Roof (1971, 181 mins) 1 point
13. The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978, 186 mins) 1 point
14. Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011, 192 mins) 1 point
15. L'argent (1928, 195 mins) 1 point
16 Le chagrin et la pitié (1969, 251 mins) 2 points
17. The Pacific (2010, 400 mins) 4 points
18. Public Housing (1997, 200 mins) 1 point
19. O thiasos / The Traveling Players (1974, 230 mins.) 1 point
20. Heimat (1984, 920 mins.) 13 points
21. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971, 183 mins) 1 point---- 66 total
22. At Berkeley (2013, 244 mins) 2 points
23. The Perils of Pauline (1914, 206 mins) 1 point------ 69 total
24. Kis uykusu / Winter Sleep (2014, 196 mins.) 1 point
25. The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (2010, 180 mins) 1 point-----71 total.
26. Mildred Pierce (2011, 336 mins.) 3 points.
27. The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait (2014, 784 mins.) 11 points.
I haven't posted here in a while, but I randomly watched a couple of long movies/series and thought I should get back in this. I've let the lead slip away for too long. :)

28. Wolf Hall (2015, 360 mins.) 4 points -- I might be in the minority but I didn't love Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell. Still a good series, though.

29. O.J.: Made in America (2016, 467 mins.) 5 points -- I had no idea that this was more than 7 hours long when I started it. The first part on Hulu was 3 hours long and I figured all three parts were in there. When it finally dawned on me that I really miscalculated, I wondered how they would stretch the O.J. story over so many hours. But it does a great job of exploring him, his career, society, race relations, and how they all intersected in an unlikely way in 1994.

Total Points: 94

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Post by 3eyes » January 31st, 2017, 3:12 am

Joachim, welcome to #2 spot.

Jay, that brings you to 94 points in case you've lost track.
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Post by Fergenaprido » January 31st, 2017, 7:04 pm

8. (1 pt) The Deer Hunter (1978) dir. Michael Cimino - 8.0 - My golly these (Vietnam) war movies like to go long. It may not be factual with the Russian Roulette, but I think it conveys the feelings and emotions of the war quite well.
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1. (1 pt) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) dir. Martin Scorsese - 7.4
2. (1 pt) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) dir. David Lean - 8.4
3. (1 pt) House of Cards (1990) various directors - 8.6
4. (1 pt) Tuntematon sotilas [Unknown Soldier] (1955) dir. Edvin Laine - 7.6
4. (1 pt) Judgment at Nuremburg (1961) dir. Stanley Kramer - 8.4
5. (1 pt) Les enfants du paradis [Children of Paradise] (1945) dir. Marcel Carné - 7.8
6. (1 pt) Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India [Land Tax] (2001) dir. Ashutosh Gowariker - 7.8
7. (1 pt) Apocalypse Now [Redux Version] (1979) dir. Francis Ford Coppola - 8.6
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Post by albajos » January 31st, 2017, 8:38 pm

I counted True Detective since the first season was self contained, and it was nominated for awards as a mini-series.

I would only count other series if they match the same criteria.
(I would not count a second seaon regardless, since then it is a TV series)
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Post by Jay Mars » January 31st, 2017, 11:46 pm

3eyes on Jan 30 2017, 08:12:37 PM wrote:Jay, that brings you to 94 points in case you've lost track.
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Post by joachimt » February 9th, 2017, 10:14 pm

48. The Wire (season 3)

9 points
My Long Film Challenge: 135 pointsShow
1. O thiasos (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
2. Napoleon (1927) - 3p (rewatch)
3. Schindler's List (1993) - 1p (rewatch)
4. Ningen no jôken 1 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
5. Ningen no jôken 2 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
6. Ningen no jôken 3 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
8. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007) - 1p
9. Public Housing (1997) - 1p
10. Magnolia (1999) - 1p (rewatch)
11. Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001) - 2p
12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) - 2p
13. France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (1977) - 3p
14. Star Spangled to Death (2004) - 5p
15. Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (1979) - 2p
16. Dekalog (1989) - 7p (rewatch)
17. Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004) - 8p
18. Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (1992) - 23p
19. The Perils of Pauline (1914) - 1p
20. Heaven's Gate (1980) - 1p (sort of rewatch)
21. Les enfants du paradis (1945) - 1p (rewatch)
22. Greed (1924) - 1p (rewatch)
23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 1p
24. La roue (1923) - 2p (rewatch)
25. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 1p (rewatch)
26. La vie d'Adèle (2013) - 1p
27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010) - 2p
28. Life (2009) - 5p
29. Ryan's Daughter (1970) - 1p
30. Ghandi (1982) - 1p (rewatch)
31. Das Boot (1981) - 1p (rewatch)
32. Margaret (2011) - 1p
33. Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) - 2p
34. Akahige (1965) - 1p (rewatch)
35. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 2p (rewatch)
36. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit (1922) - 2p (rewatch)
37. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - 1p (rewatch)
38. Gone with the Wind (1939) - 1p (rewatch)
39. Spartacus (1960) - 1p (rewatch)
40. Ben-Hur (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
41. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) - 1p (rewatch)
42. Barrabas (1919) - 5p
43. Wake: Subic (2015) - 2p
44. Kahdeksan surmanluotia (1972) - 3p
45. Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu (1969) - 1p
46. The Wire (season 1) - 10p
47. The Wire (season 2) - 9p
48. The Wire (season 3) - 9p
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Post by joachimt » February 23rd, 2017, 11:08 pm

49. The Wire (season 4)

11 points
My Long Film Challenge: 146 pointsShow
1. O thiasos (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
2. Napoleon (1927) - 3p (rewatch)
3. Schindler's List (1993) - 1p (rewatch)
4. Ningen no jôken 1 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
5. Ningen no jôken 2 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
6. Ningen no jôken 3 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
8. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007) - 1p
9. Public Housing (1997) - 1p
10. Magnolia (1999) - 1p (rewatch)
11. Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001) - 2p
12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) - 2p
13. France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (1977) - 3p
14. Star Spangled to Death (2004) - 5p
15. Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (1979) - 2p
16. Dekalog (1989) - 7p (rewatch)
17. Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004) - 8p
18. Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (1992) - 23p
19. The Perils of Pauline (1914) - 1p
20. Heaven's Gate (1980) - 1p (sort of rewatch)
21. Les enfants du paradis (1945) - 1p (rewatch)
22. Greed (1924) - 1p (rewatch)
23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 1p
24. La roue (1923) - 2p (rewatch)
25. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 1p (rewatch)
26. La vie d'Adèle (2013) - 1p
27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010) - 2p
28. Life (2009) - 5p
29. Ryan's Daughter (1970) - 1p
30. Ghandi (1982) - 1p (rewatch)
31. Das Boot (1981) - 1p (rewatch)
32. Margaret (2011) - 1p
33. Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) - 2p
34. Akahige (1965) - 1p (rewatch)
35. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 2p (rewatch)
36. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit (1922) - 2p (rewatch)
37. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - 1p (rewatch)
38. Gone with the Wind (1939) - 1p (rewatch)
39. Spartacus (1960) - 1p (rewatch)
40. Ben-Hur (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
41. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) - 1p (rewatch)
42. Barrabas (1919) - 5p
43. Wake: Subic (2015) - 2p
44. Kahdeksan surmanluotia (1972) - 3p
45. Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu (1969) - 1p
46. The Wire (season 1) - 10p
47. The Wire (season 2) - 9p
48. The Wire (season 3) - 9p
49. The Wire (season 4) - 11p
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Post by joachimt » February 28th, 2017, 11:56 am

50. The Wire (season 5)

10 points

So that was almost 60 hours of runtime for my 1115th Rosenbaum-check. :)
My Long Film Challenge: 156 pointsShow
1. O thiasos (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
2. Napoleon (1927) - 3p (rewatch)
3. Schindler's List (1993) - 1p (rewatch)
4. Ningen no jôken 1 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
5. Ningen no jôken 2 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
6. Ningen no jôken 3 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
8. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007) - 1p
9. Public Housing (1997) - 1p
10. Magnolia (1999) - 1p (rewatch)
11. Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001) - 2p
12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) - 2p
13. France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (1977) - 3p
14. Star Spangled to Death (2004) - 5p
15. Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (1979) - 2p
16. Dekalog (1989) - 7p (rewatch)
17. Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004) - 8p
18. Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (1992) - 23p
19. The Perils of Pauline (1914) - 1p
20. Heaven's Gate (1980) - 1p (sort of rewatch)
21. Les enfants du paradis (1945) - 1p (rewatch)
22. Greed (1924) - 1p (rewatch)
23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 1p
24. La roue (1923) - 2p (rewatch)
25. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 1p (rewatch)
26. La vie d'Adèle (2013) - 1p
27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010) - 2p
28. Life (2009) - 5p
29. Ryan's Daughter (1970) - 1p
30. Ghandi (1982) - 1p (rewatch)
31. Das Boot (1981) - 1p (rewatch)
32. Margaret (2011) - 1p
33. Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) - 2p
34. Akahige (1965) - 1p (rewatch)
35. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 2p (rewatch)
36. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit (1922) - 2p (rewatch)
37. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - 1p (rewatch)
38. Gone with the Wind (1939) - 1p (rewatch)
39. Spartacus (1960) - 1p (rewatch)
40. Ben-Hur (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
41. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) - 1p (rewatch)
42. Barrabas (1919) - 5p
43. Wake: Subic (2015) - 2p
44. Kahdeksan surmanluotia (1972) - 3p
45. Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu (1969) - 1p
46. The Wire (season 1) - 10p
47. The Wire (season 2) - 9p
48. The Wire (season 3) - 9p
49. The Wire (season 4) - 11p
50. The Wire (season 5) - 10p
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Post by 3eyes » February 28th, 2017, 7:10 pm

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Post by joachimt » March 10th, 2017, 10:13 am

51. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

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My Long Film Challenge: 157 pointsShow
1. O thiasos (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
2. Napoleon (1927) - 3p (rewatch)
3. Schindler's List (1993) - 1p (rewatch)
4. Ningen no jôken 1 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
5. Ningen no jôken 2 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
6. Ningen no jôken 3 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
8. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007) - 1p
9. Public Housing (1997) - 1p
10. Magnolia (1999) - 1p (rewatch)
11. Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001) - 2p
12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) - 2p
13. France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (1977) - 3p
14. Star Spangled to Death (2004) - 5p
15. Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (1979) - 2p
16. Dekalog (1989) - 7p (rewatch)
17. Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004) - 8p
18. Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (1992) - 23p
19. The Perils of Pauline (1914) - 1p
20. Heaven's Gate (1980) - 1p (sort of rewatch)
21. Les enfants du paradis (1945) - 1p (rewatch)
22. Greed (1924) - 1p (rewatch)
23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 1p
24. La roue (1923) - 2p (rewatch)
25. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 1p (rewatch)
26. La vie d'Adèle (2013) - 1p
27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010) - 2p
28. Life (2009) - 5p
29. Ryan's Daughter (1970) - 1p
30. Ghandi (1982) - 1p (rewatch)
31. Das Boot (1981) - 1p (rewatch)
32. Margaret (2011) - 1p
33. Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) - 2p
34. Akahige (1965) - 1p (rewatch)
35. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 2p (rewatch)
36. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit (1922) - 2p (rewatch)
37. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - 1p (rewatch)
38. Gone with the Wind (1939) - 1p (rewatch)
39. Spartacus (1960) - 1p (rewatch)
40. Ben-Hur (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
41. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) - 1p (rewatch)
42. Barrabas (1919) - 5p
43. Wake: Subic (2015) - 2p
44. Kahdeksan surmanluotia (1972) - 3p
45. Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu (1969) - 1p
46. The Wire (season 1) - 10p
47. The Wire (season 2) - 9p
48. The Wire (season 3) - 9p
49. The Wire (season 4) - 11p
50. The Wire (season 5) - 10p
51. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) - 1p
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1. The Ten Commandments (1956) - 1
2. Love Exposure (2008) - 1

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Post by 3eyes » March 12th, 2017, 2:40 am

tommy_leazaq on Mar 11 2017, 04:24:47 PM wrote:1. The Ten Commandments (1956) - 1
2. Love Exposure (2008) - 1
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Post by nimimerkillinen » March 20th, 2017, 8:53 pm

4. Amadeus 1p
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Post by Fergenaprido » March 31st, 2017, 7:08 pm

9. (1 pt) Amadeus (1984 directors cut) dir. Milos Forman - 8.0 - partial RE-WATCH - I saw this a decade ago, but I didn't realize it was a two-sided disc and that I only watched the second half until a few weeks later. Finally got around to watching it again for the 1984 awards poll. The music is gorgeous, and they really integrated the Requiem well. Some of the acting felt affectatious and out of place for what I consider a period piece, but as the film wore on the more the tone just felt right.
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1. (1 pt) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) dir. Martin Scorsese - 7.4
2. (1 pt) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) dir. David Lean - 8.4
3. (1 pt) House of Cards (1990) various directors - 8.6
4. (1 pt) Tuntematon sotilas [Unknown Soldier] (1955) dir. Edvin Laine - 7.6
4. (1 pt) Judgment at Nuremburg (1961) dir. Stanley Kramer - 8.4
5. (1 pt) Les enfants du paradis [Children of Paradise] (1945) dir. Marcel Carné - 7.8
6. (1 pt) Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India [Land Tax] (2001) dir. Ashutosh Gowariker - 7.8
7. (1 pt) Apocalypse Now [Redux Version] (1979) dir. Francis Ford Coppola - 8.6
8. (1 pt) The Deer Hunter (1978) dir. Michael Cimino - 8.0

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Post by tommy_leazaq » April 4th, 2017, 4:31 pm

3eyes on Mar 11 2017, 07:40:13 PM wrote:
tommy_leazaq on Mar 11 2017, 04:24:47 PM wrote:1. The Ten Commandments (1956) - 1
2. Love Exposure (2008) - 1
welcome to the challenge, t_l.
Thank You. This year I'm going to strike out the big classics which until this year I ignored due to the runtime.

3. The Travelling Players (1975) - 1

Three films, all 3hr 50odd minutes (at least in the copy I have watched). A ten min extra on each films I could have doubled the points..
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Post by PUNQ » April 5th, 2017, 3:46 pm

Time for me to make a mark in this challenge. Don't watch many "epic" length films as they are far and few between in the "Golden Age". On the other hand there was a lot of 12- & 15-episode SERIALS, usually lasting between 3-5 hours. Plus I watch the odd mini-series.

Here are all the long films I've watched since joining this forum in 2016.


Modern mini-series:

Making a Murderer (2015, Moira Demos & Laura Ricciardi) - 607min = 8pts
O.J.: Made in America (2016, Ezra Edelman) - 467min - 5pts
Show Me a Hero (2015, Paul Haggis) - +5hrs - 3pts
Kampen om tungtvannet [The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb] (2015, Per-Olav Sørensen) - 260min - 2pts
Jackie Robinson (2016, Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon) - 228min - 2pts

20 points


Good old Serials:

Beatrice Fairfax (1916, Leopold Wharton & Theodore Wharton) - 350min - 3pts
Barrabas (1919, Louis Feuillade) - +7hrs = 5pts
Tailspin Tommy in The Great Air Mystery (1935, Ray Taylor) - 234min - 1pt
Tim Tyler's Luck (1937, Ford Beebe & Wyndham Gittens) - 212min - 1pt
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940, Ford Beebe & Ray Taylor) - 220min - 1pt
Winners of the West (1940, Ford Beebe & Ray Taylor) - 247min - 2pts
Deadwood Dick (1940, James W. Horne) - 285min - 2pts
Adventures of Red Ryder (1940, John English & William Witney) - 205min - 1pt
Terry and the Pirates (1940, James W. Horne) - 260min - 2pts
The Green Archer (1940, James W. Horne) - 290min - 2pts
Junior G-Men (1940, Ford Beebe & John Rawlins) - +200min - 1pt
The Iron Claw (1941, James W. Horne) - 289min - 2pts
Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. (1941, John English & William Witney) - 275min - 2pts
Sea Raiders (1941, Ford Beebe & John Rawlins) - 228 - 1pt
King of the Texas Rangers (1941, John English & William Witney) - 215min - 1pt
The Spider Returns (1941, James W. Horne) - 292min = 2pts

29 points


And today I watched my first 3+ hour film in ages:

Genroku Chûshingura [The 47 Ronin] (1941, Kenji Mizoguchi) - 214min - 1pt


....which should mean I start my account with 50 points total and 5th place!
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Post by 3eyes » April 5th, 2017, 10:27 pm

Welcome, PUNQ!
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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » April 6th, 2017, 3:17 am

I'm going to add some more fresh blood to the challenge if that's OK. I just signed up on ICM in February of this year so I will only count movies I've watched since then. In February I hosted a documentary challenge that was based on length of film watched so it gave me a great excuse to watch some of the longer pieces I had been putting off.

Films/Mini-Series Watched: 5
Points: 21

2017 Viewings of Long Films:
1) A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) Martin Scorsese / 2nd view 2/3 / Rating: 9 / (225 min. = 1 point)
2) Shoah (1985) Claude Lanzmann / FTV 2/5 - 2/8 / Rating: 9 / (566 min. = 7 points)
3) My Voyage To Italy (2001) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/12 / Rating: 8 / (246 min. = 2 points)
4) No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (208 min. = 1 point)

5) The Blues (2003) seven episodes (total time: 773 min. = 10 points)
5a) The Blues: Feel Like Going Home (2003) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/1 / Rating: 8 / (110 min.)
5b) The Blues: The Soul of a Man (2003) Wim Wenders / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (127 min.)
5c) The Blues: The Road to Memphis (2003) Richard Pearce / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 8 / (119 min.)
5d) The Blues: Warming By the Devil's Fire (2003) Charles Burnett / FTV 2/16 / Rating: 7 / (106 min.)
5e) The Blues: Godfathers and Sons (2003) Marc Levin / FTV 2/17 / Rating: 7 / (133 min.)
5f) The Blues: Red, White & Blues (2003) Mike Figgis / FTV 2/18 / Rating: 8 / (93 min.)
5g) The Blues: Piano Blues (2003) Clint Eastwood / FTV 2/19 / Rating: 8 / (85 min.)
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Post by 3eyes » April 6th, 2017, 1:28 pm

Welcome to you too!
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Post by joachimt » April 11th, 2017, 12:32 pm

52. Borgen (2010)

27 points

Not even counting this in seasons. It's one continuous story. Between season 1 and 2 there wasn't even a noticeable break in the story.
My Long Film Challenge: 184 pointsShow
1. O thiasos (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
2. Napoleon (1927) - 3p (rewatch)
3. Schindler's List (1993) - 1p (rewatch)
4. Ningen no jôken 1 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
5. Ningen no jôken 2 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
6. Ningen no jôken 3 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
8. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007) - 1p
9. Public Housing (1997) - 1p
10. Magnolia (1999) - 1p (rewatch)
11. Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001) - 2p
12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) - 2p
13. France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (1977) - 3p
14. Star Spangled to Death (2004) - 5p
15. Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (1979) - 2p
16. Dekalog (1989) - 7p (rewatch)
17. Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004) - 8p
18. Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (1992) - 23p
19. The Perils of Pauline (1914) - 1p
20. Heaven's Gate (1980) - 1p (sort of rewatch)
21. Les enfants du paradis (1945) - 1p (rewatch)
22. Greed (1924) - 1p (rewatch)
23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 1p
24. La roue (1923) - 2p (rewatch)
25. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 1p (rewatch)
26. La vie d'Adèle (2013) - 1p
27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010) - 2p
28. Life (2009) - 5p
29. Ryan's Daughter (1970) - 1p
30. Ghandi (1982) - 1p (rewatch)
31. Das Boot (1981) - 1p (rewatch)
32. Margaret (2011) - 1p
33. Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) - 2p
34. Akahige (1965) - 1p (rewatch)
35. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 2p (rewatch)
36. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit (1922) - 2p (rewatch)
37. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - 1p (rewatch)
38. Gone with the Wind (1939) - 1p (rewatch)
39. Spartacus (1960) - 1p (rewatch)
40. Ben-Hur (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
41. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) - 1p (rewatch)
42. Barrabas (1919) - 5p
43. Wake: Subic (2015) - 2p
44. Kahdeksan surmanluotia (1972) - 3p
45. Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu (1969) - 1p
46. The Wire (season 1) - 10p
47. The Wire (season 2) - 9p
48. The Wire (season 3) - 9p
49. The Wire (season 4) - 11p
50. The Wire (season 5) - 10p
51. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) - 1p
52. Borgen (2010) - 27p
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Post by 3eyes » April 11th, 2017, 3:37 pm

37. Les grandes Grandes Vacances / The long, long holiday (Fr 15, 10 eps@26m) - 2 pts=124
124 pointsShow
1. Hitler, ein Film aus Deutschland (W Ger 1977) 7 hours - 5 points
2. Twin Peaks (1990-91) 24 hours, 22 points = 27
3. Bratya Karamazovy (USSR 69) - 1 point = 28
4. Dni Turbinykh / Days of Turbin Family (USSR 76) - 1 point =29
5. Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya (USSR 79) - 4 points =33
6. Priklyucheniya Elektronika (USSR 80) - 1 point =34
7. La révolution française (Fr 89) - 3 points = 37
8. Prestuplenie i nakazanie (USSR 69) - 1 point = 38
9. The winds of war (83) - 12 points = 50
10. Tih Minh (Fr 18) - 3 points (official length 418m, KG rip 341) = 53
11. The perils of Pauline (1914) - 1 point = 54
12. The Ten Commandments (56) - 1 point = 55
13. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (India 95, 181m) - 1 point = 56
14. Smoking/No smoking (Fr 93, 298m) - 2 points = 58
15. The rose of Versailles / Berusaiyu no bara (Jap 79-80, 40 episodes/16 hours) - 14 points
= 72
16. The Great War Diaries (International, 14, 411m) - 4 pts = 76
17. Far from the Madding Crowd (UK 98, 208m [4 eps]) - 1 point = 77
18. P'tit Quinquin (Fr 2014, 206m) - 1 point = 78
19. El Quijote de Miguel de Cervantes (Spain 1991, 310m) - 3 points =81
20. The last place on earth (UK 85, 385m) - 4 pts = 85
21. David Copperfield (UK 99, 181m) - 1 pt = 86
22. Shackleton (UK 02, 206m) - 1 pt = 87
23. The First Emperor (Tan Dun, Metropolitan Opera Live, 2007, 189m) - 1 pt =88
24. Flash Gordon (36, 246m), 2 pts = 90
25. Judex (Fr 1916, 300m) - 3 pts = 93
26. Kampen om tungtvannet / The heavy water war (Norway 2015, 270m) - 2 pts = 95
27. Horící ker / Burning bush (Cz 2013, 231m) - 1 pt = 96
28. The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (Romania 10, 180m) - 1 pt = 97
29. The Devil’s whore (UK 2008, 4 eps ca 210m) - 1 pt = 98
30. Hollywood: A celebration of American silent film (UK 80, 13 eps ca 660m) - 9 pts = 107
31. Kis uykusu / Winter sleep (Turkey 2014, 196m) - 1 pt = 108
32. United Red Army / Jitsuroku Rengo Sekigun: Asama sanso e no michi (Jap 07, 190m), 1 pt = 109
33. The voyage of Charles Darwin (UK 78, 420m) - 5 pts = 114
34. Rebellion (Ire 16, 300m) - 3 pts = 117
35. The Pickwick papers (UK 85, 360m) - 4 pts = 121
36. North & South (UK 04, 235m) - pt = 122
37. Les grandes Grandes Vacances / The long, long holiday (Fr 15, 10 eps@26m) - 2 pts=124
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Post by Lilarcor » April 11th, 2017, 6:27 pm

I'm considering starting a few longer German films (Berlin Alexanderplatz for example) so I figured I'd update my progress.
13. Monte Cristo (1929, 223 mins) 8/10 | 1 point
14. O.J: Made in America (2016, 467 mins) 8/10 | 5 points
Total: 50 pointsShow
1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 8/10 | 1 point
2. True Detective (2014) 8/10 | 5 points
3. Scener ur att aktenskap (1973) 9/10 | 2 points
4. Short Cuts (1993) 7/10 | 1 point
5. Malcolm X (1992) 8/10 | 1 point
6. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015) 9/10 | 3 points
7. Heaven's Gate (1980) 6/10 | 1 point
8. JFK (1991) 8/10 | 1 point
9. La roue (1923) 9/10 | 2 points
10. Napoléon (1927) 8/10 | 3 points
11. Twin Peaks (1990-91) 7/10 | 23 points
12. P'tit Quinquin (2014) 6/10 | 1 point
13. Monte Cristo (1929) 8/10 | 1 point
14. O.J: Made in America (2016) 8/10 | 5 points
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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » April 20th, 2017, 8:59 pm

Thanks for the welcome, 3eyes. I'll try to earn it by posting here at least a dozen times a year. I should be able to handle at least one longer work a month, at least on average.

New Watch:
6) The Lost City (1935) Harry Revier / FTV 4/17-4/20 / Rating: 7+ (204 min. = 1 point)

This is an odd hybrid in many ways - but that's typical of many serials of the 30s. This one is also known for having multiple feature versions created from it, perhaps more than any other serial. The one I watched feels like one of those but it's too long to be a feature. It's also minus the opening/closing credits of each chapter, but if you added in those I have a feeling it would reach close to the official IMDb running time of 240 minutes, a typical run time for a 12 chapter serial. I'm only counting the 204 minutes that this print ran. I enjoyed the craziness of this quite a bit - it really does incorporate a lot of different serial elements from fantasy, sci/fi, jungle adventure and even a little horror - and some of the performances match the plot for over-the-topness. I enjoyed it enough that I may purchase the complete serial (released by VCI with a posted running time of 265 minutes). Then I will watch that version and replace this viewing.

Or do viewings of different versions count - I'm thinking of other films that exist in multiple versions like Fanny and Alexander or The Godfather Epic (which re-edits parts 1 & 2 into a chronological story and also includes different footage)? My apologies if you've already answered this question - I've only read through about half of the replies to the original post.

New Score:
Films/Mini-Series Watched: 6
Points: 22

Watched for the Challenge:
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1) A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) Martin Scorsese / 2nd view 2/3 / Rating: 9 / (225 min. = 1 point)
2) Shoah (1985) Claude Lanzmann / FTV 2/5 - 2/8 / Rating: 9 / (566 min. = 7 points)
3) My Voyage To Italy (2001) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/12 / Rating: 8 / (246 min. = 2 points)
4) No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (208 min. = 1 point)

5) The Blues (2003) seven episodes (total time: 773 min. = 10 points)
5a) The Blues: Feel Like Going Home (2003) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/1 / Rating: 8 / (110 min.)
5b) The Blues: The Soul of a Man (2003) Wim Wenders / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (127 min.)
5c) The Blues: The Road to Memphis (2003) Richard Pearce / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 8 / (119 min.)
5d) The Blues: Warming By the Devil's Fire (2003) Charles Burnett / FTV 2/16 / Rating: 7 / (106 min.)
5e) The Blues: Godfathers and Sons (2003) Marc Levin / FTV 2/17 / Rating: 7 / (133 min.)
5f) The Blues: Red, White & Blues (2003) Mike Figgis / FTV 2/18 / Rating: 8 / (93 min.)
5g) The Blues: Piano Blues (2003) Clint Eastwood / FTV 2/19 / Rating: 8 / (85 min.)

6) The Lost City (1935) Harry Revier / FTV 4/17-4/20 / Rating: 7+ (204 min. = 1 point)

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Post by 3eyes » April 21st, 2017, 9:18 pm

When it comes to different versions I'm at sea. My impression is that they don't count for other challenges, or on ICM. (isn't there supposed to be a new and even longer version of Gance's Napoleon coming on DVD one of these days?)
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Post by albajos » April 22nd, 2017, 2:41 pm

8. 06p John Adams (2008) 502m
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8. 22p
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8. 06p John Adams (2008) 502m (7 episodes, various length)
3. 05p True Detective (2014) 456m (8x57)
1. 04p Øyevitne (2014) 360m (6x60)
4. 03p Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) 306m (6x51)
7. 01p Doctor Zhivago (1965) 200m
2. 01p Kis Uykusu (2014) 196m
5. 01p It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) 192m
6. 01p Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) 183m

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » April 22nd, 2017, 9:49 pm

3eyes on Apr 21 2017, 03:18:06 PM wrote:When it comes to different versions I'm at sea. My impression is that they don't count for other challenges, or on ICM. (isn't there supposed to be a new and even longer version of Gance's Napoleon coming on DVD one of these days?)
For IMDb challenges it was allowed if there was a separate entry on IMDb. For instance, The Godfather Epic has a separate entry:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0809488/combined
but Coppola's other big re-edit, Apocalypse Now Redux, doesn't. This probably occurred because The Godfather Epic contains footage from two films (The Godfather & The Godfather Part II) - whereas most longer versions only contain more footage shot for that one particular film.

I'm OK with just listing a film once even when there's different versions. What I'll do is replace an older watching with a newer one if I end up watching a longer version. That seems like a fair solution since no film will be counted more than once.

Hopefully if there is a new edit of Gance's Napoleon it will play in cinemas. I didn't see it when it was re-released in the 80s to cinemas and that has already been a big regret for me.

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Post by 3eyes » April 23rd, 2017, 1:44 am

psychotronicbeatnik on Apr 22 2017, 03:49:17 PM wrote:Hopefully if there is a new edit of Gance's Napoleon it will play in cinemas. I didn't see it when it was re-released in the 80s to cinemas and that has already been a big regret for me.
I seem to remember that there was a 7? hour version which was screened in LA a couple years ago in a theater with 3 screens, something few theaters are equipped to deal with. But I also think I read that a DVD version was in the works.
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Post by joachimt » April 25th, 2017, 9:09 am

53. Welt am Draht (1973)

1 point
My Long Film Challenge: 185 pointsShow
1. O thiasos (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
2. Napoleon (1927) - 3p (rewatch)
3. Schindler's List (1993) - 1p (rewatch)
4. Ningen no jôken 1 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
5. Ningen no jôken 2 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
6. Ningen no jôken 3 (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - 1p (rewatch)
8. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007) - 1p
9. Public Housing (1997) - 1p
10. Magnolia (1999) - 1p (rewatch)
11. Il mio viaggio in Italia (2001) - 2p
12. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) - 2p
13. France/tour/detour/deux/enfants (1977) - 3p
14. Star Spangled to Death (2004) - 5p
15. Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (1979) - 2p
16. Dekalog (1989) - 7p (rewatch)
17. Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004) - 8p
18. Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend (1992) - 23p
19. The Perils of Pauline (1914) - 1p
20. Heaven's Gate (1980) - 1p (sort of rewatch)
21. Les enfants du paradis (1945) - 1p (rewatch)
22. Greed (1924) - 1p (rewatch)
23. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 1p
24. La roue (1923) - 2p (rewatch)
25. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 1p (rewatch)
26. La vie d'Adèle (2013) - 1p
27. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010) - 2p
28. Life (2009) - 5p
29. Ryan's Daughter (1970) - 1p
30. Ghandi (1982) - 1p (rewatch)
31. Das Boot (1981) - 1p (rewatch)
32. Margaret (2011) - 1p
33. Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) - 2p
34. Akahige (1965) - 1p (rewatch)
35. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 2p (rewatch)
36. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit (1922) - 2p (rewatch)
37. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - 1p (rewatch)
38. Gone with the Wind (1939) - 1p (rewatch)
39. Spartacus (1960) - 1p (rewatch)
40. Ben-Hur (1959) - 1p (rewatch)
41. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) - 1p (rewatch)
42. Barrabas (1919) - 5p
43. Wake: Subic (2015) - 2p
44. Kahdeksan surmanluotia (1972) - 3p
45. Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu (1969) - 1p
46. The Wire (season 1) - 10p
47. The Wire (season 2) - 9p
48. The Wire (season 3) - 9p
49. The Wire (season 4) - 11p
50. The Wire (season 5) - 10p
51. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) - 1p
52. Borgen (2010) - 27p
53. Welt am Draht (1973) - 1p
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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 2nd, 2017, 11:49 pm

New Watch:
7. The Whispering Shadow (1933) Colbert Clark, Albert Herman / FTV 4/21-4/30 / Rating: 7 (226 min. = 1 point)
Definitely a fun serial to watch, even though the stunts were fairly restrained. Lugosi was very theatrical in his performance - large slices of ham.


New Score:
Films/Mini-Series Watched: 7
Points: 23

Watched for the Challenge:
Spoiler: click to toggleShow
1. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) Martin Scorsese / 2nd view 2/3 / Rating: 9 / (225 min. = 1 point)
2. Shoah (1985) Claude Lanzmann / FTV 2/5 - 2/8 / Rating: 9 / (566 min. = 7 points)
3. My Voyage To Italy (2001) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/12 / Rating: 8 / (246 min. = 2 points)
4. No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (208 min. = 1 point)

5. The Blues (2003) seven episodes (total time: 773 min. = 10 points)
5a. The Blues: Feel Like Going Home (2003) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/1 / Rating: 8 / (110 min.)
5b. The Blues: The Soul of a Man (2003) Wim Wenders / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (127 min.)
5c. The Blues: The Road to Memphis (2003) Richard Pearce / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 8 / (119 min.)
5d. The Blues: Warming By the Devil's Fire (2003) Charles Burnett / FTV 2/16 / Rating: 7 / (106 min.)
5e. The Blues: Godfathers and Sons (2003) Marc Levin / FTV 2/17 / Rating: 7 / (133 min.)
5f. The Blues: Red, White & Blues (2003) Mike Figgis / FTV 2/18 / Rating: 8 / (93 min.)
5g. The Blues: Piano Blues (2003) Clint Eastwood / FTV 2/19 / Rating: 8 / (85 min.)

6. The Lost City (1935) Harry Revier / FTV 4/17-4/20 / Rating: 7+ (204 min. = 1 point)
7. The Whispering Shadow (1933) Colbert Clark, Albert Herman / FTV 4/21-4/30 / Rating: 7 (226 min. = 1 point)

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Post by Lilarcor » May 3rd, 2017, 6:59 pm

15. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980, 910 mins) 9/10 | 13 points

After such brilliant, diverse films as Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), World on a Wire (1972) and Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), I blind-bought the 902 minute (or 15 hours) long Berlin Alexanderplatz, expecting a masterpiece. Well, it was one. But in a different way than I had imagined initially. This is very challenging stuff not only for its length, but for the extremely ambitious project Fassbinder goes all-in for. In going all-in, he trusts the audience absolutely to understand that this is not a film project that gratifies the viewer immediately (or at least not this viewer). In the first episode we are introduced to a movie-length table-setting story of what many would call a despicable main character, and Fassbinder asks us to be as patient as him and stay with this character for 13,5 hours more!

Fassbinder has a unique ability to show us deeply flawed characters - there are no characters to really root for here for nearly fifteen hours - and still makes us interested in them for so long and actually leave us wanting for more. Through digging into these flawed human beings we find some way of reconciling with them, with seeing them as humans instead of monsters. Of course, this doesn't always make for easy watching. Franz is introduced as a murderer, a chauvinist, an ex-pimp, an alcoholic and in the second episode he's selling Fascist newspaper wearing a Nazi armband. He's a nationalist and patriotic German, which in of itself would still make someone's blood boil today. Fassbinder confronts us with this and shows that despite all of this this awful character is a human to the core, too. He has wishes, dreams, hopes. He needs comfort and love. He needs to love someone. He tries to find his way through life like all of us. He makes a promise to himself to be good, but the society he is released into after serving a prison sentence for the murder of his girlfriend fails him.

This message isn't told to us directly but shown through his many adventures and misfortunes. It's very clear that this is very much a story of Germany and the German people, of the chaotic Weimar Republic and what happened after. Of trauma and how easy it is to fall into repeated patterns as reflected through Franz. There's a bar scene in the second episode that sealed the deal for me in terms of my commitment to the rest of this very long project - in it I feel like Fassbinder captures the anger and confusion of the "betrayed" people of the Weimar Republic through Franz Bieberkopf and a group of communists - in a way that sort of makes sense of what was going to happen in 1933.

This is of course not all Berlin Alexanderplatz is about, but these aspects alone were powerful to witness gradually in it's development in such a long narrative film for me personally. Characters go in and out of the show, but all the themes linger in the background constantly, even if it's sometimes just as a radio program in the background. Berlin Alexanderplatz is art in the sense that it tackles questions or ideas we as humans have a hard time really figuring out much about in other ways - and while it doesn't really provide any answers it gives you an experience that enriches your relation to it. After 15 hours in late 1920s Berlin, you feel like you have experienced this very real thing that you know is fictional but at the same time seems lived, partly because of it's humanistic nature making it always relevant, like the classics it often refers to.

Total: 63 pointsShow
1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 8/10 | 1 point
2. True Detective (2014) 8/10 | 5 points
3. Scener ur att aktenskap (1973) 9/10 | 2 points
4. Short Cuts (1993) 7/10 | 1 point
5. Malcolm X (1992) 8/10 | 1 point
6. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015) 9/10 | 3 points
7. Heaven's Gate (1980) 6/10 | 1 point
8. JFK (1991) 8/10 | 1 point
9. La roue (1923) 9/10 | 2 points
10. Napoléon (1927) 8/10 | 3 points
11. Twin Peaks (1990-91) 7/10 | 23 points
12. P'tit Quinquin (2014) 6/10 | 1 point
13. Monte Cristo (1929) 8/10 | 1 point
14. O.J: Made in America (2016) 8/10 | 5 points
15. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980, 910 mins) 9/10 | 13 points

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Post by albajos » May 5th, 2017, 10:10 am

9. 01p Utvandrarna (1971) 191m
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9. 23p

The first of four this month. Three of which I saw in the 80s but never checked (Hard to rate 3+ hour movies from TV when I was 10).
Bane vs SofaShow
8. 06p John Adams (2008) 502m (7 episodes, various length)
3. 05p True Detective (2014) 456m (8x57)
1. 04p Øyevitne (2014) 360m (6x60)
4. 03p Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) 306m (6x51)
7. 01p Doctor Zhivago (1965) 200m
2. 01p Kis Uykusu (2014) 196m
5. 01p It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) 192m
9. 01p Utvandrarna (1971) 191m
6. 01p Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) 183m

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Post by 3eyes » May 5th, 2017, 4:19 pm

albajos on May 5 2017, 04:10:26 AM wrote:9. 01p Utvandrarna (1971) 191m
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9. 23p

The first of four this month. Three of which I saw in the 80s but never checked (Hard to rate 3+ hour movies from TV when I was 10).
Bane vs SofaShow
8. 06p John Adams (2008) 502m (7 episodes, various length)
3. 05p True Detective (2014) 456m (8x57)
1. 04p Øyevitne (2014) 360m (6x60)
4. 03p Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) 306m (6x51)
7. 01p Doctor Zhivago (1965) 200m
2. 01p Kis Uykusu (2014) 196m
5. 01p It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) 192m
9. 01p Utvandrarna (1971) 191m
6. 01p Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) 183m
Albajos, I'm confused about the math here. Your current tally (unless I missed something) stands at 22 points. So that means 7 more points --?

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Post by albajos » May 5th, 2017, 4:51 pm

All 9 of them are listed in the spoiler.

Title nr. #, points gained from this one, Title (Year) length
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# Total seen in the challenge, points in total


Total is 23
(if you misunderstood my reminiscing: This one, and my 2 next watches are things that played on TV while I was in the room when I was much younger. So I got the gist of them, but would never call it a view/check. The fun thing was just that I have grouped them together to view this month. So I finally finish off my backlog from the 80s :) )
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Post by 3eyes » May 5th, 2017, 5:04 pm

albajos on May 5 2017, 10:51:58 AM wrote:All 9 of them are listed in the spoiler.

Title nr. #, points gained from this one, Title (Year) length
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# Total seen in the challenge, points in total
Duh, I read 29 instead of 23. Slow eye-brain coordination or something.
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Post by joachimt » May 5th, 2017, 6:02 pm

On a side note:
3eyes, my youngest loves your avatar!!
She's sitting on my lap right now and went bananas when she saw it.
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Post by albajos » May 6th, 2017, 7:29 am

10. 01p Nybyggarna (1972) 204m
11. 07p Dekalog (1989) (10x58 approx)
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11. 31p

The second and third of (at least) four this month.
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11. 07p Dekalog (1989) (10x58)
08. 06p John Adams (2008) 502m (7 episodes, various length)
03. 05p True Detective (2014) 456m (8x57)
01. 04p Øyevitne (2014) 360m (6x60)
04. 03p Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) 306m (6x51)
10. 01p Nybyggarna (1972) 204m
07. 01p Doctor Zhivago (1965) 200m
02. 01p Kis Uykusu (2014) 196m
05. 01p It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) 192m
09. 01p Utvandrarna (1971) 191m
06. 01p Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) 183m
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Post by 3eyes » May 6th, 2017, 7:06 pm

joachimt on May 5 2017, 12:02:02 PM wrote:On a side note:
3eyes, my youngest loves your avatar!!
She's sitting on my lap right now and went bananas when she saw it.
Thanks for telling me, Joachim! It's a painting by my autistic daughter, informed by a stint in the psych ward when she was in high school.
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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 13th, 2017, 1:18 am

3eyes on May 6 2017, 01:06:53 PM wrote:
joachimt on May 5 2017, 12:02:02 PM wrote:On a side note:
3eyes, my youngest loves your avatar!!
She's sitting on my lap right now and went bananas when she saw it.
Thanks for telling me, Joachim! It's a painting by my autistic daughter, informed by a stint in the psych ward when she was in high school.
It's very impressive. I especially like the contrasting colors in it. Now that you mention her inspiration it makes even more sense.

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 13th, 2017, 1:22 am

New Watch:
8. The Lightning Warrior (1931) Benjamin H. Kline & Armand Schaefer / FTV 5/1-5/12 / Rating: 6 (250 min. = 2 points)
Rin-Tin-Tin's final film appearance (though others would attempt to follow in his paw prints he was the first and best). He has some good scenes here, but he feels like a supporting character in his own serial. There are several inventive cliffhangers and the stuntwork is very good with Yakima Canutt doubling for seemingly everyone except Rinty.

New Score:
Films/Mini-Series Watched: 8
Points: 25

Watched for the Challenge:
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1. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) Martin Scorsese / 2nd view 2/3 / Rating: 9 / (225 min. = 1 point)
2. Shoah (1985) Claude Lanzmann / FTV 2/5 - 2/8 / Rating: 9 / (566 min. = 7 points)
3. My Voyage To Italy (2001) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/12 / Rating: 8 / (246 min. = 2 points)
4. No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (208 min. = 1 point)

5. The Blues (2003) seven episodes (total time: 773 min. = 10 points)
5a. The Blues: Feel Like Going Home (2003) Martin Scorsese / FTV 2/1 / Rating: 8 / (110 min.)
5b. The Blues: The Soul of a Man (2003) Wim Wenders / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 9 / (127 min.)
5c. The Blues: The Road to Memphis (2003) Richard Pearce / FTV 2/15 / Rating: 8 / (119 min.)
5d. The Blues: Warming By the Devil's Fire (2003) Charles Burnett / FTV 2/16 / Rating: 7 / (106 min.)
5e. The Blues: Godfathers and Sons (2003) Marc Levin / FTV 2/17 / Rating: 7 / (133 min.)
5f. The Blues: Red, White & Blues (2003) Mike Figgis / FTV 2/18 / Rating: 8 / (93 min.)
5g. The Blues: Piano Blues (2003) Clint Eastwood / FTV 2/19 / Rating: 8 / (85 min.)

6. The Lost City (1935) Harry Revier / FTV 4/17-4/20 / Rating: 7+ (204 min. = 1 point)
7. The Whispering Shadow (1933) Colbert Clark, Albert Herman / FTV 4/21-4/30 / Rating: 7 (226 min. = 1 point)
8. The Lightning Warrior (1931) Benjamin H. Kline & Armand Schaefer / FTV 5/1-5/12 / Rating: 6 (250 min. = 2 points)


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