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1990s + 21st Century Challenge (Official- August 2018)

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Post by 72allinncallme » July 24th, 2018, 4:14 pm

1990s + 21st Century Challenge

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James Spader building a wall and laughing at everyone that has to watch all those movies from three decades in one month.
(from the August double, The Music of Chance (1993) )


Goal:
Watch as many movies from 1990-2018 as possible (from August 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018).


Rules:
- All movies from 1990-2018 are eligble.
- A feature film (anything 40 minutes or over) counts as one entry.
- A total of 60 minutes of short films count as one entry.
- For Mini-Series (40 minute episodes or longer) each episode counts as an entry.
- For Mini-Series with shorter episodes, the 60 minute rule applies.
- Rewatches allowed.
- For TV-Series the mini-series rule applies, BUT you can only get up to a maximum of twenty (20) points from TV-series for this challenge. You are free to spend the whole month watching "Desperate Housewives from Jersey Shore", but you will only get 20 points from it.

Formatting:
Please include «(TV)» after every TV-point and your total number of TV-points in every update. Example in spoilertag:
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1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
2. The Music of Chance (1993)
3. Pulp Fiction (1994)
4. Breaking Bad «pilot» (2008) (TV)
5. Breaking Bad «Cat's in the Bag...» (2008) (TV)
6. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
7. The Wire «More with Less» (2008) (TV)
8. The Wire «Unconfirmed Reports» (2008) (TV)

TOTAL TV: 4 points

Stuck for ideas of what to watch? Look no further:

Official iCM list:
1990s (IMDB)
2000s (IMDB)
2010s (IMDB)
The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films

BBC's 100 greatest films of the 21st Century
A.V. Club - The best films of the '00s


Unofficial iCM lists
OFCS Top 100: Top 100 Overlooked Films of the 1990s
( feel free to contribute :) )

Unchecked movies from each of the years, sorted by # of. listsShow
1990: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1990
1991: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1991
1992: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1992
1993: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1993
1994: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1994
1995: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1995
1996: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1996
1997: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1997
1998: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1998
1999: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A1999
2000: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2000
2001: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2001
2002: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2002
2003: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2003
2004: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2004
2005: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2005
2006: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2006
2007: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2007
2008: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2008
2009: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2009
2010: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2010
2011: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2011
2012: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2012
2013: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2013
2014: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2014
2015: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2015
2016: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2016
2017: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2017
2018: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/unc ... ear%3A2018

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Participants:

1. albajos 75
2. flavo5000 53
3. hurluberlu 46
3. maxwelldeux 46
5. jdidaco 40
6. zzzorf 35
7. 72allinncallme 29
7. weirdboy 29
9. sebby 28
9. sol 28
11. allisoncm 25
11. psychotronicbeatnik 25
13. Mate_cosido 22
13. ororama 22
15. te18 21
16. XxXApathy420XxX 19
17. 3eyes 16
18. Daviddoes 15
18. Hunziker 15
20. Hippiemans 14
20. shugs 14
20. VincentPrice 14
20. vortexsurfer 14
24. morrison-dylan-fan 12
25. frbrown 11
25. peeptoad 11
27. blueboybob 10
27. India Istanbul 10
29. 45MinuteZoom 8
30. cinephage 7
30. nimimerkillinen 7
32. blocho 6
33. clemmetarey 5
33. RogerTheMovieManiac88 5
35. funkybusiness 4
35. Lonewolf2003 4
37. connordenney 3
37. sushantv10 3
39. Knaldskalle 1
39. mathiasa 1
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Post by blueboybob » July 24th, 2018, 4:56 pm

I kind of want to participate but the DtC has burned me out to movie watching

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Post by flaiky » July 24th, 2018, 5:10 pm

Looks like a very broad challenge.

You missed a couple of official lists:
https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/bbcs ... t+century/
https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/a.v. ... f+the+00s/

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Post by albajos » July 24th, 2018, 5:51 pm

flaiky wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 5:10 pm
Looks like a very broad challenge.
Well, it's 29 years

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Post by 72allinncallme » July 24th, 2018, 6:03 pm

flaiky wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 5:10 pm
You missed a couple of official lists
In the OP now :)

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Post by flaiky » July 24th, 2018, 6:07 pm

albajos wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 5:51 pm
flaiky wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 5:10 pm
Looks like a very broad challenge.
Well, it's 29 years
Indeed. Precisely.

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Post by peeptoad » July 24th, 2018, 6:09 pm

That's another great pic, 72... :lol:
I'll be watching a few next month... too bad I just rewatched Stargate last night though; could have tied that in with the Spader-theme.

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Post by maxwelldeux » July 24th, 2018, 6:21 pm

72allinncallme wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 4:14 pm
- For Mini-Series (40 minute episodes or longer) each episode counts as an entry.
- For Mini-Series with shorter episodes, the 60 minute rule applies.
- For TV-Series the mini-series rule applies, BUT you can only get up to a maximum of twenty (20) points from TV-series for this challenge. You are free to spend the whole month watching "Desperate Housewives from Jersey Shore", but you will only get 20 points from it.
Nice! I was wondering what you were thinking there. This will be a good experiment to test out one of the potential tweaks to the rules. :thumbsup:

And just to clarify - each episode of "Band of Brothers" (for example) would count, as it's a miniseries, but would NOT count towards the 20-point-max for TV series, correct? So I could watch "Band of Brothers" and 20 episodes of "America's Next Top Model Remodels A House and Cooks Dinner While Undergoing an Extreme Makeover", and everything would count?

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Post by 3eyes » July 24th, 2018, 6:24 pm

1990s-specific:
https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/ofcs ... s/mochard/

Most available Middle-East movies are post-1990, so lots of doubles here (and triples).

Dunno how hard I'll work, but I'm in.
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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » July 24th, 2018, 6:25 pm

In. I'll start before the month begins (I'll count the entries as X instead of a number) because I have a personal goal in mind. My top 10 lists lack 10/10 favourites for a few years. I know for some I have no chance of getting them complete, but for the later ones I'm sure it's possible. These are the years I need to cover and the amount of new favourites I need.

1996 - 1, 1998 - 4, 1999 - 1, 2000 - 1, 2004 - 3, 2005 - 1, 2006 - 2, 2007 - 3, 2015 - 3

I'll be doing my own research but some recommendations may help.

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Post by 72allinncallme » July 24th, 2018, 6:51 pm

maxwelldeux wrote:So I could watch "Band of Brothers" and 20 episodes of "America's Next Top Model Remodels A House and Cooks Dinner While Undergoing an Extreme Makeover", and everything would count?
Yes, if every ANTPRaHaCDWUaEM episodes are over 40 minutes you’re good to go. (Commercials not included :folded: )

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Post by maxwelldeux » July 24th, 2018, 8:54 pm

72allinncallme wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 6:51 pm
maxwelldeux wrote:So I could watch "Band of Brothers" and 20 episodes of "America's Next Top Model Remodels A House and Cooks Dinner While Undergoing an Extreme Makeover", and everything would count?
Yes, if every ANTPRaHaCDWUaEM episodes are over 40 minutes you’re good to go. (Commercials not included :folded: )
:thumbsup:

I think the most impressive thing about that response is that you actually took the time to type out the acronym of my ridiculous TV Show. :circle:

On another note, did you want me to post standing every couple days until you get back online? And if so, when are you back?

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Post by funkybusiness » July 24th, 2018, 9:25 pm

what about miniseries within normal tv series?

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Post by 72allinncallme » July 24th, 2018, 9:32 pm

wrote:On another note, did you want me to post standing every couple days until you get back online? And if so, when are you back?
Nah, I need something to do whilst drinking Piña colada and staring at the sun. I do however need help policing the «Max 20 TV-rule». If you don’t mind?


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Post by weirdboy » July 25th, 2018, 3:20 am

I will be watching some!

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Post by maxwelldeux » July 25th, 2018, 5:28 am

72allinncallme wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 9:32 pm
wrote:On another note, did you want me to post standing every couple days until you get back online? And if so, when are you back?
Nah, I need something to do whilst drinking Piña colada and staring at the sun. I do however need help policing the «Max 20 TV-rule». If you don’t mind?
Sure - I'd suggest putting something in the OP (and also in its own post, so more people will see it) about how you want those formatted to help us keep track.

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Post by albajos » July 25th, 2018, 5:31 am

Just because of the rule, I'll watch 40 episodes of Pokemon :p

(but how about a 30 point limit. That way you're allowed to watch one episode every day. (I was thinking about a similar rule, but only that TV-episodes couldn't be more than 50% of the total score. So if you get 50 points of TV, you also need 50 movies))

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Post by 72allinncallme » July 25th, 2018, 11:02 am

albajos wrote:(but how about a 30 point limit. That way you're allowed to watch one episode every day. (I was thinking about a similar rule, but only that TV-episodes couldn't be more than 50% of the total score. So if you get 50 points of TV, you also need 50 movies))
Because 20 is fair. 30 is too much and 10 is too little. % opens up for even more TV which goes against the purpose.

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Post by sol » July 25th, 2018, 11:22 am

72allinncallme wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 4:14 pm
- For TV-Series the mini-series rule applies, BUT you can only get up to a maximum of twenty (20) points from TV-series for this challenge. You are free to spend the whole month watching "Desperate Housewives from Jersey Shore", but you will only get 20 points from it.
Wow, you're kicked off the ball early, though I guess it's good to have a heads-up for everyone to get used to the new rule. I was thinking of imposing a "120mins of TV episodes = 1 point" rule next time I host, but what you're putting forth might work better to curb the binge TV watching problem. The biggest issue for me is that several TV series and individual episodes are Official Checks, so I think there needs to be room to include episodes in our Challenges - it's just a question of how.

And now, the stat that I'm going to be most interested in is how many participants here end up using the whole 20 points of TV to boost their score. :unsure:
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Post by 72allinncallme » July 25th, 2018, 11:47 am

^ Yeah, I’m busy at the end of the month so did this rather early.

Hehe, yep. Doing it like this promote TV-watching. But in a safe and controlled environment :D

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Post by 72allinncallme » July 25th, 2018, 11:50 am

Formatting:
Please include «(TV)» after every TV-point and your total number of TV-points in every update. Example in spoilertag:
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1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
2. The Music of Chance (1993)
3. Pulp Fiction (1994)
4. Breaking Bad «pilot» (2008) (TV)
5. Breaking Bad «Cat's in the Bag...» (2008) (TV)
6. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
7. The Wire «More with Less» (2008) (TV)
8. The Wire «Unconfirmed Reports» (2008) (TV)

TOTAL TV: 4 points

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Post by shugs » July 25th, 2018, 7:22 pm

I'm in. B)

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Post by maxwelldeux » July 26th, 2018, 12:01 am

72allinncallme wrote:
July 25th, 2018, 11:50 am
Formatting:
Please include «(TV)» after every TV-point and your total number of TV-points in every update. Example in spoilertag:
ExampleShow
1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
2. The Music of Chance (1993)
3. Pulp Fiction (1994)
4. Breaking Bad «pilot» (2008) (TV)
5. Breaking Bad «Cat's in the Bag...» (2008) (TV)
6. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
7. The Wire «More with Less» (2008) (TV)
8. The Wire «Unconfirmed Reports» (2008) (TV)

TOTAL TV: 4 points
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Post by 72allinncallme » July 30th, 2018, 10:36 pm

^ Had a few titles lined up, but you’ve seen them all (and none of them was favourites, so what do I know tehe )

I really, really liked Call me Lucky (2015) though. You like some depressing shit, no?

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Post by zuma » July 31st, 2018, 12:19 am

XxXApathy420XxX wrote:
July 30th, 2018, 9:14 pm
XxXApathy420XxX wrote:
July 24th, 2018, 6:25 pm
These are the years I need to cover and the amount of new favourites I need.

1996 - 1, 1998 - 4, 1999 - 1, 2000 - 1, 2004 - 3, 2005 - 1, 2006 - 2, 2007 - 3, 2015 - 3

I'll be doing my own research but some recommendations may help.
Any recommendations for these years? Can't find enough stuff from 1998, 2007, & 2015. This is what caught my eye so far:
How about....

2015 - Arabian Nights, Francofonia

2007 - The Secret of the Grain, Chop Shop (Two films packed with hopeless toil)

1998 - The Pear Tree, Your Friends and Neighbours (I’d guess there is a 2% chance for YF&N)

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Post by te18 » July 31st, 2018, 8:53 am

I'll join in too.

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Post by Mate_cosido » August 1st, 2018, 7:04 am

1. Kkum-bo-da hae-mong - A Matter of Interpretation (2014, Kwang-kuk Lee) *rewatch

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Post by te18 » August 1st, 2018, 9:13 am

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1. Mrs. Ashboro's Cat aka. Ghost Cat [2003] 3/10
Terminally lame TV movie about the ghost of an old lady's cat saving the protagonists from the conniving schemes of a cash-strapped nephew and corrupt real estate investor. Only notable for being a pre-breakout role for Ellen Page, although frankly she's almost as bad in this as the rest of the cast.
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1. Mrs. Ashboro's Cat aka. Ghost Cat [2003] 3/10

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Post by albajos » August 1st, 2018, 9:24 am

01. Operasjon Arktis (2014) Norway 28 checks
Worst child acting I've ever seen, it's 3 of them, and they are alone 85% if the movie
02. Dryads - Girls Don't Cry (2015) Norway 15 checks
Quiet teen get a new neigjbor and complety crushes on her punk lifestyle. And they have a band: Dryads
03. Olsenbanden Junior på cirkus (2005) Norway 78 checks
It's not the first prequel, but the kid actors playing the main cast are not good in this one, and probably the ones that most don't look like their grown versions. And it's a musical...
04. Olsenbanden Jr. - Sølvgruvens hemmelighet (2007) Norway 60 checks
Overstayed it's welcome a long time ago. 19th in the series.
05. God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018) USA 5 checks
I haven't seen to many of these; just Saving Christmas and the two previous God's Not Deads. You know exactly what message they try to give here, and you're better off not watching it.


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Post by te18 » August 1st, 2018, 10:33 am

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2. Bloodmarsh Krackoon [2013] 1/10
Painfully unfunny cheapo horror-comedy about crack addicted raccoons offing criminals in the Bronx. Lots of apocalyptically bad acting and lame hand-puppetry in the kill scenes. My biggest mistake was watching it sober.
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1. Mrs. Ashboro's Cat aka. Ghost Cat [2003] 3/10
2. Bloodmarsh Krackoon [2013] 1/10

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Post by VincentPrice » August 1st, 2018, 12:35 pm

1. Comic Book: The Movie-2004: 8/10

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Post by te18 » August 1st, 2018, 1:48 pm

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3a. The Confession of Fred Krueger [2015] 6/10
3b. The Shape Returns: A Halloween Film [2017] 4/10
3c. Candy Floss [2016] 6/10

Two horror fan films, only one of which is worth watching, despite ropey acting showing up in both. Third is a drama about a teen runaway and fairground worker meeting and rebelling, with disastrous consequences. Exceedingly well shot if nothing else.
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1. Mrs. Ashboro's Cat aka. Ghost Cat [2003] 3/10
2. Bloodmarsh Krackoon [2013] 1/10
3a. The Confession of Fred Krueger [2015] 6/10
3b. The Shape Returns: A Halloween Film [2017] 4/10
3c. Candy Floss [2016] 6/10


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Post by flavo5000 » August 1st, 2018, 3:11 pm

I'll be participating. Seems like a super broad challenge.

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Post by 3eyes » August 1st, 2018, 3:13 pm

1. Darbare 111 dokhtar / (About) 111 girls (Iran 12) (Triple)
comment in Middle East challenge
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Post by OldAle1 » August 1st, 2018, 3:43 pm

Sure I'm in.

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Post by jdidaco » August 1st, 2018, 5:08 pm

In. Thanks for hosting 72. Too much to cover here, will be focusing exclusively on the 90s, and will leave the 00s and 10s for another time.

1. Anna Karamazoff (Rustam Khamdamov, 1991) 9/10
2. Russkaya simfoniya (Russian Symphony, Konstantin Lopushanskiy, 1994) 9/10

- What will become of us, our Heavenly Father? (Lopushansky)
- Fire! Amen! Disappear! (Khamdamov)

Khamdamov and Lopushansky register the collapse, and this challenge starts on a very high note,

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Post by VincentPrice » August 1st, 2018, 5:09 pm

2. Mississippi River Sharks-2017: 4/10

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