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Romance Challenge (Official, August 2019)

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Post by shugs » September 1st, 2019, 6:41 am

14. The Damned (Joseph Losey, 1962) - 4/10
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1. Bell Book and Candle (Richard Quine, 1958) - 7/10
2. Murder Mystery (Kyle Newacheck, 2019) - 5/10
3. He's Just Not That Into You (Ken Kwapis, 2009) - 5.5/10
4. The Fortune (Mike Nichols, 1975) - 4/10
5. The Wedding Singer (Frank Coraci, 1998) - 7/10
6. Letter from an Unknown Woman (Max Ophüls, 1948) - 8/10 REWATCH
7. Scrooged (Richard Donner, 1988) - 4/10
8. Steel Magnolias (Herbert Ross, 1989) - 9/10
9. Love Story (Arthur Hiller, 1970) - 10/10
10. Good Bye Lenin! (Wolfgang Becker, 2003) - 7/10
11. She's Having a Baby (John Hughes, 1988) - 7/10
12. In & Out (Frank Oz, 1997) - 6/10
13. Shakespeare in Love (John Madden, 1998) - 8/10
Thanks for hosting, 72! :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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#322

Post by hurluberlu » September 1st, 2019, 6:05 pm

42. Carrington (Christopher Hampton, 1995) [UK, Ireland] [<400 checks] 6+
43. The Summer of Sangaile / Sangailes vasara (Alanté Kavaïté, 2015) [<400 checks] 6-


love is in the spoilerShow
1. Devdas (Sanjay Leela Bhansali, 2002) 6
2. The Bubble / Ha-Buah (Eytan Fox, 2006) [<400 checks] 7-
3. Road to Eldorado (Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, 2000) 5-
4. Cleopatra (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, 1963) 7-
5. Mr & Mrs Adelman (Nicolas Bedos, 2017) [<400 checks] 5
6. The Wound / Inxeba (John Trengovel, 2017) [<400 checks] 6+
7. Redline (Takeshi Koike, 2009) 7+
8. Far from the Madding Crowd (Thomas Vinterberg, 2015) [UK/Ireland] 6+
9. Shooting Stars (Anthony Asquith, A.V. Bramble, 1928) [UK/Ireland, <400 checks] 6
10. A Room with A View (James Ivory, 1985) [UK/Ireland] 7+
11. Big Eyes (Tim Burton, 2014) 5+
12. Sixteen Candles (John Hughes, 1984) 6
13. Valley of the Dolls (Mark Robson, 1967) 6-
14. The Pearl / (Emilio Fernández, 1947) [<400 checks] 6
15. The Coward / Kapurush (Satyajit Ray, 1965) [<400 checks] 6+
16. Honey PuPu / Xiao shi da kan (Hung-i Chen, 2011) [<400 checks] 5-
17-19. [8x25min] The Tatami Galaxy Ep4-11 /Yojôhan shinwa taikei (Masaaki Yuasa , 2010) [<400 checks] 7
20. Trainwreck (Judd Apatow, 2015) [Rewatch] 8->7+
21. The Old Garden / Orae-doen jeongwon (Sang-soo Im, 2006) [<400 checks] 7-
22. A Foreign Affair (Billy Wilder, 1948) 7+
23. Comrades: Almost a Love Story / Tian mi mi (Peter Ho-Sun Chanr, 1996) [<400 checks] 7
24. Detective Story (William Wyler, 1951) 8-
25. All About Lily Chou-Chou / Riri Shushu no subete (Shunji Iwai, 2001) 5
26. The Day After / Geu-hu (Sang-soo Hong, 2017) [<400 checks] 7+
27. Innocent Sorcerers / Niewinni czarodzieje (Andrzej Wajda, 1960) [<400 checks] 7
28. Dream / Bi-Mong (Ki-duk Kim, 2008) [<400 checks] 6+29. Mr. Canton and Lady Rose / Qi ji (Jackie Chan, 1989) [<400 checks] 6
30. Port of Freedom / Große Freiheit Nr. 7 (Helmut Käutner, 1944) [<400 checks] 7+
31. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) [Rewatch] 7 (=)
32. Coming Home / Gui Lai (Yimou Zhang, 2014) [<400 checks] 7-
33. Hysteria (Tanya Wexler, 2011) [UK/Ireland] 7-
34. A Simple Story / Une Histoire Simple (Claude Sautet, 1970) [<400 checks] 6
35. Love Affair; or The Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator / Ljubavni slucaj ili tragedija sluzbenice P.T.T. (Dusan Makavejev, 1967) 7
36. Two Cents Worth of Hope / Due soldi di speranza (Renato Castellani, 1952) [<400 checks] 8-
Carmela… :lol: (l)
37. The Four Musketeers: The Revenge of Milady (Richard Lester, 1974) 6
38. Fallen Angels / Do lok tin si (Kar-Wai Wong, 1995) [Rewatch] 8 (=)
After first watch more than 15 years ago, I was blown away by the camera work and editing, both insanely good. It is losing steam on the way but truly a visual feast.
39. Redoubtable / Le redoutable (Michel Hazanavicius, 2017) [<400 checks] 7
40. Backfire (Vincent Sherman, 1950) [<400 checks] 7
Great cast!
41. Asako I & II / Netemo sametemo (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2018) [<400 checks] 6+
#JeSuisCharlie Liberté, Liberté chérie !

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#323

Post by 72allinncallme » September 1st, 2019, 6:19 pm

The scoreboard are up to date. Let me know if you see a mistake :)
Will do a short summary in 24ish hours from now.

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#324

Post by AB537 » September 2nd, 2019, 2:48 am

20. Sullivan's Travels (Preston Sturges, 1941) 7/10

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Post by sebby » September 2nd, 2019, 6:26 am

final update

38 under the bridges 1946
39 weird science 1985
40 fucking amal 1998
41 the things of life 1970

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01 faithful heart 1923 7/10
02 a patch of blue 1965 5/10
03 sense and sensibility 1995 6.5/10
04 return to me 2000 4.5/10
05 they live by night 1948 6/10
06 my best friend's wedding 1997 3/10
07 happy accidents 2000 6/10
08 the road home 1999 7.5/10
09 grease 1978 3/10
10 smiles of a summer night 1955 5/10
11 bridget jones's diary 2001 6/10
12 puzzle 2018 4.5/10
13 gigi 1958 1/10
14 about time 2013 5/10
15 10 things i hate about you 1999 6.5/10
16 juliet naked 2018
17 sideways 2004
18 lovers on the bridge 1991
19 only you 1994
20 bridget jones the edge of reason 2004
21 notting hill 1999
22 dirty dancing 1987
23 some kind of wonderful 1987
24 variete 1925
25 gregory's girl 1980
26 bridget jones's baby 2016
27 dangerous liaisons 1988
28 the bridges of madison county 1995
29 love jones 1997
30 the remains of the day 1993
31 Comrades: Almost a Love Story 1996
32 Love Me Tonight 1932
33 the rewrite 2014
34 Camille (1936)
35 A Star Is Born (1954)
36 Wall Engravings (1968)
37 The American President (1995)
38 under the bridges 1946
39 weird science 1985
40 fucking amal 1998
41 the things of life 1970

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#326

Post by cinephage » September 2nd, 2019, 10:11 am

09. Women in love, by Ken Russell (1969) 6/10

I'm not too comfortable with Russell's style, even though this intense love story was interesting.

This is my last entry in this challenge, thanks for hosting it !!
Movies was my first love, and it will be the last (08)Show
01. The Captive, by Cecil B. DeMille (1915) 7,5/10
02. Secretary, by Rufus Shainberg (2002) 7,5/10
03. Conte d'hiver, by Eric Rohmer (1992) 7,5/10
04. Dylda, by Kantemir Balagov (2019) 8/10
05. Once, by John Carney (2007) 7/10
06. Kirschblüten - Hanami, by Doris Dörrie (2008) 7,5/10
07. Kapurush, by Satyajit Ray (1965) 8/10
08. Manji, by Yasuzô Masumura (1964) 5/10

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#327

Post by 72allinncallme » September 2nd, 2019, 6:39 pm

So it’s no longer August, right? Time to close this challenge. 676 points were earned which gives and average of 20,5 points per participant.

Top ten:
01. albajos 100
02. flavo5000 55
03. jeroeno 53
04. hurluberlu 43
05. sebby 41
06. sol 36
07. Simba63 32
08. 72allinncallme 27
09. jdidaco 26
10. RogerTheMovieManiac88 24

Congratulations to albajos with his win! Thanks to the 33 players for participating. The full list is in the OP.

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