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UK/Ireland Challenge (Official August 2019)

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Post by Coryn » August 17th, 2019, 6:43 am

14. Another Year (2010)
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Post by sol » August 17th, 2019, 9:04 am

UK/EireShow
1. Yesterday (2019, Danny Boyle)
2. Exam (2009, Stuart Hazeldine)
3. Threads (1984, Mick Jackson)
4. Melody (1971, Waris Hussein)
5. Underground (1928, Anthony Asquith)
6. A Stitch in Time (1963, Robert Asher)
7. The Early Bird. (1965, Robert Asher)
8. Two Way Stretch (1960, Robert Day)
9. Johnny English (2003, Peter Howitt)
10. About Time (2013, Richard Curtis)
11. Rubin and Ed (1991, Trent Harris)
12. Free Fire (2016, Ben Wheatley)
13. Grabbers (2012, Jon Wright)
14. Grimsby (2016, Louis Leterrier)
15. Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000, Ed Bye)
16. The Parole Officer (2001, John Duigan)
17. Monte Carlo or Bust! (1969)
18. The Leather Boys (1964)
19. Carry on Sergeant (1958) REVISION
20. Carry on Nurse (1959) REVISION
21. Carry on Teacher (1959) REVISION
22. The Grass Is Greener (1960)

23. A Fish Called Wanda (1988) REVISION

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Without doubt the funniest film ever made about murdering innocent dogs and giving old ladies heart attacks, A Fish Called Wanda is a movie that would probably considered in poor taste were it American. As a British production though, it ends being a film about US versus UK sensibilities, questioning if one country is in fact more vulgar. The film also benefits from superb conniving characters, though some stuttering gags feel off base.
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#203

Post by albajos » August 17th, 2019, 9:19 am

yesterday
68. Kes (1969) Kenneth Loach, UK 12 official lists 4 122 checks
69. Fanny Hill (1983) Gerry O'Hara, UK | West Germany 20 checks [triple]
Really not my cup of tea. Hadn't it been for that both Oliver Reed and Shelley Winters are attached to it, I probably wouldn't have bothered.

today
70. Diana (2013) Oliver Hirschbiegel, UK | France | Sweden | Belgium 620 checks [double]
I would rather see her get together with Charles pre-1981. Does that movie exist?
71. The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960) Terence Fisher, UK 344 checks [triple]
Hammer. Third of the challenge. First "horror" though.
72. The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (1936) Alfred Zeisler, UK 111 checks [triple]
73. The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970) Christopher Miles, UK 14 checks [triple]
74. Priest of Love (1981) Christopher Miles, UK | Mexico | Italy 14 checks [triple]
Two movies by Miles. One based on a book by D.H. Lawrence. The other based on the life of D.H. Lawrence. Ian McKellen (l)
75. How to Be Happy (2013) Michael Rob Costine & Mark Gaster, Ireland 4 checks [triple]
I'll try to watch more irish movies at the end of this challenge.

Wibbly wobbly, timey wimeyShow
01. Carry on Cruising (1962) Gerald Thomas, UK 170 checks [triple]
02. Carry on Cabby (1963) Gerald Thomas, UK 153 checks [triple]
03. Carry On Jack (1964) Gerald Thomas, UK 138 checks [triple]
04. Supervized (2019) Steve Barron, Ireland | UK 2 checks [double]
05. Follow That Camel (1967) Gerald Thomas, UK 136 checks [triple]
06. Carry on Loving (1970) Gerald Thomas, UK 131 checks [triple]
07. Carry on Henry (1971) Gerald Thomas, UK 171 checks [triple]
08. Carry on Girls (1973) Gerald Thomas, UK 147 checks [triple]
09. Sing As We Go! (1934) Basil Dean, UK 3 official lists 50 checks [double]
10. 9 Songs (2004) Michael Winterbottom, UK 2 official lists 1 502 checks [double]
11. Code 46 (2003) Michael Winterbottom, UK 855 checks [double]
12. Gentlemen's Relish (2001) Douglas Mackinnon, UK 6 checks [triple]
13. The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979) Roger Graef, UK 20 checks [double]
14 (s1a) Dream Date (2013) Andromeda Godfrey & Diana Juhr-De Benedetti, UK 1 check 3 min. (3) [double]
14 (s1b) Hold on Tight (2011) Anna Rodgers, Ireland 1 check 13 min. (16) [rewatch] [triple]
14 (s1c) James Dean (2010) Lucy Elliott, UK 1 check 7 min. (23) [double]
14 (s1d) The Seance (2012) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 10 min. (33) [double]
14 (s1e) Superstition (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 20 min. (53) [double]
14 (s1f) Dead Positive (2015) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 30 min. (23) [double]
15. Beautiful Thing (1996) Hettie Macdonald, UK 1 official list 691 checks [double]
16. Boy A (2007) John Crowley, UK 1 official list 3 879 checks
17. Shanghai Surprise (1986) Jim Goddard, UK 171 checks [triple]
18. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966) Gordon Flemyng, UK 178 checks [double]
19. Yellowbeard (1983) Mel Damski, UK | Mexico 236 checks [double]
20. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) Robert B. Weide, UK 4 571 checks [double]
21. Cyberbully (2015) Ben Chanan, UK 182 checks [double]
22. Man Up (2015) Ben Palmer, UK 1 413 checks [double]
23. I Really Hate My Job (2007) Oliver Parker, UK 29 checks [double]
24 (s2a) Non-Compliance (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 13 min. (36) [double]
24 (s2b) My Beautiful Egypt (2014) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 9 min. (45) [double]
24 (s2c) Red Nose Day Actually (2017) Richard Curtis & Mat Whitecross, UK 72 checks 15 min. (0) [triple]
25. The Alphabet Murders (1965) Frank Tashlin, UK 76 checks [double]
26. Bernard and the Genie (1991) Paul Weiland, UK 42 checks [double]
27. The Worst Witch (1986) Robert Young, UK 119 checks [double]
28. Adult Life Skills (2016) Rachel Tunnard, UK 94 checks [double]
29. Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) David Kerr, UK | France | USA | China 754 checks
30. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) Roger Spottiswoode, UK 510 checks
31. Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014) Nick Moore, UK 9 checks [double]
32. The Tall Guy (1989) Mel Smith, UK 188 checks [triple]
33. Friends (1971) Lewis Gilbert, UK 23 checks [triple]
34. Yesterday (2019) Danny Boyle, UK | Russia | China 482 checks [double]
35. The Stud (1978) Quentin Masters, UK 40 checks [triple]
36. The Bitch (1979) Gerry O'Hara, UK 41 checks [triple]
37-39. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1990) Beeban Kidron, UK 56 checks (2 checks on every episode) [triple]
40. Up the Chastity Belt (1972) Bob Kellett, UK 11 checks [double]
41. Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) Val Guest, UK 56 checks [triple]
42. Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975) Norman Cohen, UK 28 checks [double]
43. Confessions from a Holiday Camp (1977) Norman Cohen, UK 27 checks [double]
44. Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978) Stanley A. Long, UK 18 checks [double]
45. Adventures of a Private Eye (1977) Stanley A. Long, UK 18 checks [double]
46. Secrets of a Door-to-Door Salesman (1973) Wolf Rilla, UK 2 checks [double]
47. The Four Feathers (1939) Zoltan Korda, UK 2 official lists 741 checks
48. About a Boy (2002) Paul Weitz & Chris Weitz, UK | USA | France | Germany 1 official list 19 709 checks [double]
49. Elephant Juice (1999) Sam Miller, UK 11 checks [triple]
50. Deep End (1970) Jerzy Skolimowski, UK | West Germany 6 official lists 1 193 checks [double]
51. Bless This House (1972) Gerald Thomas, UK 18 checks [triple]
52. Cash on Demand (1961) Quentin Lawrence, UK 86 checks [double]
53. Two for the Road (1967) Stanley Donen, UK 3 official lists 1 404 checks [double]
54. William & Kate (2011) Mark Rosman, UK 215 checks [triple]
55. The Elusive Pimpernel (1950) Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, UK 1 official list 84 checks [triple]
56. Lady Macbeth (2016) William Oldroyd, UK 2 official lists 924 checks [double]
57. Eskimo Nell (1975) Martin Campbell, UK 14 checks [double]
58. Shadowlands (1993) Richard Attenborough, UK 1 official list 870 checks [double]
59. The Grass Is Greener (1960) Stanley Donen, UK 1 official list 341 checks [triple]
60. Onegin (1999) Martha Fiennes, UK | USA 1 official list 309 checks [triple]
61. A Touch of Class (1973) Melvin Frank, UK 1 official list 320 checks [triple]
62. Bel Ami (2012) Declan Donnellan & Nick Ormerod, UK | Italy 744 checks [double]
63. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970) Val Guest, UK 110 checks [triple]
64. Darling (1965) John Schlesinger, UK 7 official lists 887 checks [double]
65. Break My Fall (2011) Kanchi Wichmann, UK 11 checks [triple]
66. Melody (1971) Waris Hussein, UK 70 checks [triple]
67. Genevieve (1953) Henry Cornelius, UK 3 official lists 400 checks

Leftover
(s3a) One Red Nose Day and a Wedding (2019)[/b] Mike Newell, UK 8 checks 14 min. (14)[triple]

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Post by peeptoad » August 17th, 2019, 10:39 am

18. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) 7
19. Wake Wood (2009) 5
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1. Sid & Nancy (1986, Alex Cox) 8*
2. In Bruges (2008, Martin McDonagh) 8
3. The Brides of Dracula (1960, Terence Fisher) 7
4. Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966, Terence Fisher) 7
5. Macbeth (2015, Justin Kurzel) 5
6. The Kiss of the Vampire (1963, Don Sharp) 6
7. The Shadow of the Cat (1961, John Gilling) 7
8. The House That Vanished (1973, José Ramón Larraz) 6
9. Withnail and I (1987, Bruce Robinson) 8
10. The Plague of the Zombies (1966, John Gilling) 8*
11. The Imitation Game (2014, Morten Tyldum) 7
12. The Psychopath (1966, Freddie Francis) 6
13. Nothing But the Night (1973) 5
14. The Devils (1971) 7*
15. The Two Faces of Dr Jekyll (1960) 7
16. Trainspotting (1996) 10*
17. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) 6

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#205

Post by AB537 » August 17th, 2019, 12:55 pm

18. The Quartermass Xperiment (Val Guest, 1955) 5.5/10 - 1950s sci fi can be tough to watch for me because the effects come nowhere near what could be done in the 1970s/1980s, let alone now. Nevertheless, there are some good examples with decent concepts and effects (Forbidden Planet or The Incredible Shrinking Man). The comparison that most jumped out to me while watching this was to the Blob, a relatively similar concept that I think was done much better just a few years later.
19. The Survivalist (Stephen Fingleton, 2015) 6.5/10 - Yesterday wasn't my strongest day of film watching this month, and this was probably the best of a weak lot. A decent post-apocalyptic/semi-dystopian survival tale, with a bit of complexity thrown in at times.

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#206

Post by Traveller » August 17th, 2019, 6:08 pm

34. A Taste of Honey (1961, Tony Richardson) - 6/10
35. Room at the Top (1959, Jack Clayton) - 7/10
36. The Commitments (1991, Alan Parker) - 3/10
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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#207

Post by Coryn » August 17th, 2019, 8:28 pm

15. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

I died 4 times during that movie, how dreadful was that

16. The Great White Silence (1924)
What an ending
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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 18th, 2019, 1:37 am

I quite like this review of 'Nothing Personal' by Carrie Gorringe for NitrateOnline (http://www.nitrateonline.com/rnpersonal.html); a problematic film in some ways politically but one that also has an unrelenting, visceral universality to its ensnaring sectarian cityscape of 1975 Belfast; this detachment from the origins of the Troubles makes for a hard-nosed, hate-filled place of opposing evils and the innocents dragged in, where both sides are more alike than they might care to imagine. As director Thaddeus O'Sullivan observed: ''the same story could be playing out in any war zone you could name''. Best viewed I think as a pseudo-gangster take on the Troubles.

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36. 'Nothing Personal' / 1995, Thaddeus O'Sullivan / 7.5 or 8/10 / UK | Ireland
37. 'Tara Road' / 2005, Gillies MacKinnon / 5.5 or 6/10 / Ireland
38. 'It Came from Connemara' / 2014, Brian Reddin / 6.5/10 / Ireland
39. 'Blue Dawn' / 2017, Nadj Foley, Fiach Kunz / 7/10 / Ireland
40. 'Halal Daddy' / 2017, Conor McDermottroe / 5/10 / Ireland | Germany | France
41. 'Lost & Found' / 2017, Liam O Mochain / 5.5 or 6/10 / Ireland
42. 'Mary Elmes - Gairm chun Gnímh' / 'Mary Elmes - It Tolls for Thee' / 2017, Andrew Gallimore / 6.5/10 / Ireland
43. 'Urban Traffik' / 2017, Jason Figgis / 7/10 / Ireland
44. 'The Belly of the Whale' / 2018, Morgan Bushe / 6 or 6.5/10 / Ireland
45. 'Boogie Man' / 2018, Andrew Morahan / 4/10 / UK

Nefarious urban environs with murky ills of exploitation, dependancy, and the intrusion of feelings of compassion in Jason Figgis's 'Urban Traffik'; far from a great film but there is a pathos and an urgency to many of the perfomances and Alan Rogers' lensing of troubled Dublin cityscapes offers moments of flair:

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Post by 3eyes » August 18th, 2019, 3:04 am

14. Becoming Jane (UK/Ire 07, Julian Jarrold) - double[/spoiler]
für Ehren, boys, go brawl!Show
1. Operation Oman (UK 14, Tristan Ofield) - double
2-5. The way we live now (UK 01, mini, 4 eps, David Yates) - triple
6. Dead along the way (Ire 16, Maurice O’Connell) - double
7. Nell Gwyn (UK 26, Herbert Wilcox - triple
8. The happy prince (UK etc. 18, Rupert Everett) - double
9. Castle in the air (UK 52, Henry Cass) - double
10. A room with a view (UK 86, James Ivory) - double [rewatch]
11. Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I's Battle for God's Music (UK 17) - double
12. The Treasure Seekers (UK 96, Juliet May) - double
13. Brief encounter (UK 45, David Lean) - double [Rewatch]
14. Becoming Jane (UK/Ire 07, Julian Jarrold) - double
:run: STILL the Gaffer!

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#210

Post by jeroeno » August 18th, 2019, 5:45 am

29. Love's Kitchen (James Hacking, 2011)
30. The MatchMaker (Mark Joffe, 1997)

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Post by sebby » August 18th, 2019, 10:04 am

10 juliet naked 2018

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01-05 chernobyl 2019 7/10
06 sense and sensibility 1995 6.5/10
07 hard labour 1973 4/10
08 bridget jones's diary 2001
09 about time 2013
10 juliet naked 2018

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Post by Coryn » August 18th, 2019, 10:28 am

17. This is Engeland (2006)
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Post by ororama » August 18th, 2019, 12:27 pm

10. Brendan Behan's Dublin (1966) * 28 min.
The True Story of Lili Marlene (1944) * 30 min.
Heavy Metal Drummer (2005) * 6 min.
11. Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World (1966) * 63 min.

SpoilerShow
1. You're Human Like the Rest of Them (1967, B.S. Johnson) * 17 min.
Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire! (1968, B.S. Johnson) * 2 min.
Paradigm (1970, B.S. Johnson)  * 9 min.
The Flying Man (1962, George Dunning) * 2 min.
The Apple (1963, George Dunning) * 6 min.
The Obedient Flame (1939, Norman McLaren) * 10 min.
Moon Rock (1970, George Dunning) * 10 min.
My Name Is Yu Ming (2003, Daniel O'Hara) * 13 min.
2. Jack the Ripper (1959, Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman) * 81 min.
3. From Darkness: Episode #1.1 (2015) * 57 min.
4. From Darkness: Episode #1.2 (2015) * 59 min.
5. From Darkness: Episode #1.3 (2015) * 58 min.
6. From Darkness: Episode #1.4 (2015) * 59 min.
7. Alfie (1966) * 114 min.
8. Get Carter (1971) 112 min.
9. The Quare Fellow (1962) * 90 min.

*First time viewing.

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Post by AB537 » August 18th, 2019, 2:11 pm

20. The Girl on a Motorcycle (Jack Cardiff, 1968) 5/10
21. The Red Shoes (Powell/Pressburger, 1948) 8.5/10

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Post by vortexsurfer » August 18th, 2019, 3:54 pm

10. Shakespeare in Love (John Madden, 1998)

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1. Distant Voices, Still Lives (Terence Davies, 1988)
2. My Beautiful Broken Brain (Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland, 2014)
3. Flowers: Episode 1 (Will Sharpe, 2016) (23 min), Flowers: Episode 2 (Will Sharpe, 2016) (23 min), Flowers: Episode 3 (Will Sharpe, 2016) (25 min), Flowers: Episode 4 (Will Sharpe, 2016) (24 min), Flowers: Episode 5 (Will Sharpe, 2016) (26 min)
4. Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (Tom Edmunds, 2018)
5. Flowers: Episode 6 (Will Sharpe, 2016) (28 min), Half Hour Story: Shelter (Alan Clarke, 1967) (27 min), Derry Girls: Episode 1 (Lisa McGee, 2018) (23 min), Derry Girls: Episode 2 (Lisa McGee, 2018) (23 min), Derry Girls: Episode 3 (Lisa McGee, 2018) (24 min)
6. The Secret of Roan Inish (John Sayles, 1994)
7. With or Without You (Michael Winterbottom, 1999)
8. The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (Alfred Zeisler, 1936)
9. Derry Girls: Episode 4 (Lisa McGee, 2018) (23 min), Derry Girls: Episode 5 (Lisa McGee, 2018) (23 min), Derry Girls: Episode 6 (Lisa McGee, 2018) (24 min), Mum: Monday (Stefan Golaszewski, 2019) (28 min), Flowers: Season 2, Episode 1 (Will Sharpe, 2018) (25 min)
10. Shakespeare in Love (John Madden, 1998)

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Post by Traveller » August 18th, 2019, 5:04 pm

37. Women in Love (1969, Ken Russell) - 7/10
38. Romeo and Juliet (1968, Franco Zeffirelli) - 7/10
39. The Lion in Winter (1968, Anthony Harvey) - 7/10
40. The Hill (1965, Sidney Lumet) - 8/10
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Post by albajos » August 18th, 2019, 7:47 pm

76. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) Pat O'Connor, Ireland | UK | USA 145 checks [triple]
77. Damage (1992) Louis Malle, UK | France 754 checks [double]
78. Country of My Skull (2004) John Boorman, UK | Ireland 82 checks [double]
It's also listed as Romance, but I'll remove that, this is just a professional relationship. Not really seen many features that I might consider for 500<400 this time around, but this might get in.
79. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017) Sophie Fiennes, UK | Ireland 51 checks [double]
80. The F Word (2013) Michael Dowse, Ireland | Canada 2 600 checks [double]
81. Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996) Trevor Nunn, Ireland | UK | USA 403 checks [double]

Wibbly wobbly, timey wimeyShow
01. Carry on Cruising (1962) Gerald Thomas, UK 170 checks [triple]
02. Carry on Cabby (1963) Gerald Thomas, UK 153 checks [triple]
03. Carry On Jack (1964) Gerald Thomas, UK 138 checks [triple]
04. Supervized (2019) Steve Barron, Ireland | UK 2 checks [double]
05. Follow That Camel (1967) Gerald Thomas, UK 136 checks [triple]
06. Carry on Loving (1970) Gerald Thomas, UK 131 checks [triple]
07. Carry on Henry (1971) Gerald Thomas, UK 171 checks [triple]
08. Carry on Girls (1973) Gerald Thomas, UK 147 checks [triple]
09. Sing As We Go! (1934) Basil Dean, UK 3 official lists 50 checks [double]
10. 9 Songs (2004) Michael Winterbottom, UK 2 official lists 1 502 checks [double]
11. Code 46 (2003) Michael Winterbottom, UK 855 checks [double]
12. Gentlemen's Relish (2001) Douglas Mackinnon, UK 6 checks [triple]
13. The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979) Roger Graef, UK 20 checks [double]
14 (s1a) Dream Date (2013) Andromeda Godfrey & Diana Juhr-De Benedetti, UK 1 check 3 min. (3) [double]
14 (s1b) Hold on Tight (2011) Anna Rodgers, Ireland 1 check 13 min. (16) [rewatch] [triple]
14 (s1c) James Dean (2010) Lucy Elliott, UK 1 check 7 min. (23) [double]
14 (s1d) The Seance (2012) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 10 min. (33) [double]
14 (s1e) Superstition (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 20 min. (53) [double]
14 (s1f) Dead Positive (2015) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 30 min. (23) [double]
15. Beautiful Thing (1996) Hettie Macdonald, UK 1 official list 691 checks [double]
16. Boy A (2007) John Crowley, UK 1 official list 3 879 checks
17. Shanghai Surprise (1986) Jim Goddard, UK 171 checks [triple]
18. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966) Gordon Flemyng, UK 178 checks [double]
19. Yellowbeard (1983) Mel Damski, UK | Mexico 236 checks [double]
20. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) Robert B. Weide, UK 4 571 checks [double]
21. Cyberbully (2015) Ben Chanan, UK 182 checks [double]
22. Man Up (2015) Ben Palmer, UK 1 413 checks [double]
23. I Really Hate My Job (2007) Oliver Parker, UK 29 checks [double]
24 (s2a) Non-Compliance (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 13 min. (36) [double]
24 (s2b) My Beautiful Egypt (2014) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 9 min. (45) [double]
24 (s2c) Red Nose Day Actually (2017) Richard Curtis & Mat Whitecross, UK 72 checks 15 min. (0) [triple]
25. The Alphabet Murders (1965) Frank Tashlin, UK 76 checks [double]
26. Bernard and the Genie (1991) Paul Weiland, UK 42 checks [double]
27. The Worst Witch (1986) Robert Young, UK 119 checks [double]
28. Adult Life Skills (2016) Rachel Tunnard, UK 94 checks [double]
29. Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) David Kerr, UK | France | USA | China 754 checks
30. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) Roger Spottiswoode, UK 510 checks
31. Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014) Nick Moore, UK 9 checks [double]
32. The Tall Guy (1989) Mel Smith, UK 188 checks [triple]
33. Friends (1971) Lewis Gilbert, UK 23 checks [triple]
34. Yesterday (2019) Danny Boyle, UK | Russia | China 482 checks [double]
35. The Stud (1978) Quentin Masters, UK 40 checks [triple]
36. The Bitch (1979) Gerry O'Hara, UK 41 checks [triple]
37-39. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1990) Beeban Kidron, UK 56 checks (2 checks on every episode) [triple]
40. Up the Chastity Belt (1972) Bob Kellett, UK 11 checks [double]
41. Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) Val Guest, UK 56 checks [triple]
42. Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975) Norman Cohen, UK 28 checks [double]
43. Confessions from a Holiday Camp (1977) Norman Cohen, UK 27 checks [double]
44. Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978) Stanley A. Long, UK 18 checks [double]
45. Adventures of a Private Eye (1977) Stanley A. Long, UK 18 checks [double]
46. Secrets of a Door-to-Door Salesman (1973) Wolf Rilla, UK 2 checks [double]
47. The Four Feathers (1939) Zoltan Korda, UK 2 official lists 741 checks
48. About a Boy (2002) Paul Weitz & Chris Weitz, UK | USA | France | Germany 1 official list 19 709 checks [double]
49. Elephant Juice (1999) Sam Miller, UK 11 checks [triple]
50. Deep End (1970) Jerzy Skolimowski, UK | West Germany 6 official lists 1 193 checks [double]
51. Bless This House (1972) Gerald Thomas, UK 18 checks [triple]
52. Cash on Demand (1961) Quentin Lawrence, UK 86 checks [double]
53. Two for the Road (1967) Stanley Donen, UK 3 official lists 1 404 checks [double]
54. William & Kate (2011) Mark Rosman, UK 215 checks [triple]
55. The Elusive Pimpernel (1950) Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, UK 1 official list 84 checks [triple]
56. Lady Macbeth (2016) William Oldroyd, UK 2 official lists 924 checks [double]
57. Eskimo Nell (1975) Martin Campbell, UK 14 checks [double]
58. Shadowlands (1993) Richard Attenborough, UK 1 official list 870 checks [double]
59. The Grass Is Greener (1960) Stanley Donen, UK 1 official list 341 checks [triple]
60. Onegin (1999) Martha Fiennes, UK | USA 1 official list 309 checks [triple]
61. A Touch of Class (1973) Melvin Frank, UK 1 official list 320 checks [triple]
62. Bel Ami (2012) Declan Donnellan & Nick Ormerod, UK | Italy 744 checks [double]
63. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970) Val Guest, UK 110 checks [triple]
64. Darling (1965) John Schlesinger, UK 7 official lists 887 checks [double]
65. Break My Fall (2011) Kanchi Wichmann, UK 11 checks [triple]
66. Melody (1971) Waris Hussein, UK 70 checks [triple]
67. Genevieve (1953) Henry Cornelius, UK 3 official lists 400 checks
68. Kes (1969) Kenneth Loach, UK 12 official lists 4 122 checks
69. Fanny Hill (1983) Gerry O'Hara, UK | West Germany 20 checks [triple]
70. Diana (2013) Oliver Hirschbiegel, UK | France | Sweden | Belgium 620 checks [double]
71. The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960) Terence Fisher, UK 344 checks [triple]
72. The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (1936) Alfred Zeisler, UK 111 checks [triple]
73. The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970) Christopher Miles, UK 14 checks [triple]
74. Priest of Love (1981) Christopher Miles, UK | Mexico | Italy 14 checks [triple]
75. How to Be Happy (2013) Michael Rob Costine & Mark Gaster, Ireland 4 checks [triple]


Leftover
(s3a) One Red Nose Day and a Wedding (2019)[/b] Mike Newell, UK 8 checks 14 min. (14)[triple]

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Post by ororama » August 18th, 2019, 7:57 pm

12. Blinded by the Light (2019) * 117 min.

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1. You're Human Like the Rest of Them (1967, B.S. Johnson) * 17 min.
Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire! (1968, B.S. Johnson) * 2 min.
Paradigm (1970, B.S. Johnson)  * 9 min.
The Flying Man (1962, George Dunning) * 2 min.
The Apple (1963, George Dunning) * 6 min.
The Obedient Flame (1939, Norman McLaren) * 10 min.
Moon Rock (1970, George Dunning) * 10 min.
My Name Is Yu Ming (2003, Daniel O'Hara) * 13 min.
2. Jack the Ripper (1959, Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman) * 81 min.
3. From Darkness: Episode #1.1 (2015) * 57 min.
4. From Darkness: Episode #1.2 (2015) * 59 min.
5. From Darkness: Episode #1.3 (2015) * 58 min.
6. From Darkness: Episode #1.4 (2015) * 59 min.
7. Alfie (1966) * 114 min.
8. Get Carter (1971) 112 min.
9. The Quare Fellow (1962) * 90 min.
10. Brendan Behan's Dublin (1966) * 28 min.
The True Story of Lili Marlene (1944) * 30 min.
Heavy Metal Drummer (2005) * 6 min.
11. Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World (1966) * 63 min. 

*First time viewing.

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Post by jdidaco » August 18th, 2019, 9:44 pm

(Screenshots from 'Sands of the Kalahari' & 'The Vampyr: A Soap Opera'),

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61. Hide and Seek (Cy Endfield, 1964) 7.5/10
62. Sands of the Kalahari (Cy Endfield, 1965) 9/10
63. Interlude (Kevin Billington, 1968) 7.5/10
64. The Haunted House of Horror (Michael Armstrong, 1969) 5.5/10
65. The Lie (Alan Bridges, 1970) 9/10
66. Upside Down Feature (Peter Gidal, 1972) 9/10
67. Out of Season (Alan Bridges, 1975) 7/10
68. Silent Cry (Stephen Dwoskin, 1977) 9/10
69. Bloody New Year (Norman J. Warren, 1987) 5.5/10
70. A TV Dante (Cantos I-VIII) (Peter Greenaway & Tom Phillips, 1989-90) 8.5/10
71. A TV Dante (Cantos IX-XIV) (Raúl Ruiz, 1991) 9/10
72. The Lost Language of Cranes (Nigel Finch, 1991) 8.5/10
73. The Vampyr: A Soap Opera (Nigel Finch, 1992) 9.5/10
74. Trying to Kiss the Moon (Stephen Dwoskin, 1994) 8.5/10
75. A Closed Book (Raúl Ruiz, 2009) 7/10
76. Postcards from London (Steve McLean, 2018) 5.5/10

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1. Expresso Bongo (Val Guest, 1959) 7.5/10
2. Jigsaw (Val Guest, 1962) 8/10
3. Nothing But the Best (Clive Donner, 1964) 9/10
4. The Diary of a Nobody: The Domestic Jottings of a City Clerk (Ken Russell, 1964) 8.5/10
5. Always on Sunday (Ken Russell, 1965) 8/10
6. Diamonds for Breakfast (Christopher Morahan, 1968) 7/10
7. All Neat in Black Stockings (Christopher Morahan, 1969) 8/10
8. The Virgin Soldiers (John Dexter, 1969) 9/10
9. The Virgin and the Gypsy (Christopher Miles, 1970) 8/10
10. I Want What I Want (John Dexter, 1972) 7/10
11. Autobiography of a Princess (James Ivory, 1975) 8/10
12. Priest of Love (Christopher Miles, 1981) 7.5/10
13. The Orchard End Murder (Christian Marnham, 1981) 7.5/10
14. It Couldn't Happen Here (Jack Bond, 1987) 7/10
15. This Filthy Earth (Andrew Kotting, 2001) 8/10
16. Ivan and the Dogs (Andrew Kotting, 2017) 8/10
17. Payroll (Sidney Hayers, 1961) 8.5/10
18. Private Potter (Casper Wrede, 1962) 8/10
19. The Barber of Stamford Hill (Casper Wrede, 1963) 9/10
20. This Is My Street (Sidney Hayers, 1964) 8/10
21. Ferry Cross the Mersey (Jeremy Summers, 1964) 7/10
22. Stranger in the House (Pierre Rouve, 1967) 7/10
23. Age of Consent (Michael Powell, 1969) 7/10
24. Roll on Four O’Clock (Roy Battersby, 1970) 9.5/10
25. Girl Stroke Boy (Bob Kellett, 1971) 8/10
26. One Brief Summer (John Mackenzie, 1971) 7/10
27. Full Circle (Richard Loncraine, 1977) 7.5/10
28. Red Shift (John Mackenzie, 1978) 8.5/10
29. Brimstone & Treacle (Richard Loncraine, 1982) 8/10
30. Greta (Neil Jordan, 2018) 8/10
31. Saturday Night Out (Robert Hartford-Davis, 1964) 8/10
32. Red, White and Zero (Peter Brook & Lindsay Anderson & Tony Richardson, 1967) 8.5/10
33. Baby Love (Alastair Reid, 1969) 8/10
34. The Smashing Bird I Used to Know (Robert Hartford-Davis, 1969) 6/10
35. Eyewitness (John Hough, 1970) 7/10
36. Something to Hide (Alastair Reid, 1972) 7.5/10
37. Romance with a Double Bass (Robert Young, 1975) 8.5/10
38. The Black Panther (Ian Merrick, 1977) 9/10
39. One of Ourselves (Pat O'Connor, 1983) 8/10
40. A Month in the Country (Pat O'Connor, 1987) 7.5/10
41. American Gothic (John Hough, 1987) 7/10
42. Brainscan (John Flynn, 1994) 5.5/10
43. Revengers Tragedy (Alex Cox, 2002) 8.5/10
44. Lady Macbeth (William Oldroyd, 2016) 7/10
45. Dilemma (Peter Maxwell, 1962) 8/10
46. The Hi-Jackers (Jim O'Connolly, 1963) 7/10
47. Smokescreen (Jim O'Connolly, 1964) 8/10
48. Walk a Tightrope (Frank Nesbitt, 1964) 7/10
49. The Comedy Man (Alvin Rakoff, 1964) 8/10
50. Taste of Excitement (Don Sharp, 1969) 6/10
51. The Walking Stick (Eric Till, 1970) 8/10
52. The Breaking of Bumbo (Andrew Sinclair, 1970) 7.5/10
53. Dark Places (Don Sharp, 1974) 7.5/10
54. The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (Joseph McGrath, 1977) 7/10
55. Radio On (Christopher Petit, 1979) 9/10
56. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Christopher Petit, 1982) 8.5/10
57. The Fantasist (Robin Hardy, 1986) 7.5/10
58. The Magic Toyshop (David Wheatley, 1987) 8/10
59. Robinson in Space (Patrick Keiller, 1997) 9/10
60. Robinson in Ruins (Patrick Keiller, 2010) 9/10

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Post by 3eyes » August 19th, 2019, 1:53 am

15. Eden (Ire 16, Robbie Walsh) - double
comment in <400 challenge

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1. Operation Oman (UK 14, Tristan Ofield) - double
2-5. The way we live now (UK 01, mini, 4 eps, David Yates) - triple
6. Dead along the way (Ire 16, Maurice O’Connell) - double
7. Nell Gwyn (UK 26, Herbert Wilcox - triple
8. The happy prince (UK etc. 18, Rupert Everett) - double
9. Castle in the air (UK 52, Henry Cass) - double
10. A room with a view (UK 86, James Ivory) - double [rewatch]
11. Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I's Battle for God's Music (UK 17) - double
12. The Treasure Seekers (UK 96, Juliet May) - double
13. Brief encounter (UK 45, David Lean) - double [Rewatch]
14. Becoming Jane (UK/Ire 07, Julian Jarrold) - double
15. Eden (Ire 16, Robbie Walsh) - double
:run: STILL the Gaffer!

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Post by AB537 » August 19th, 2019, 3:59 am

22. The Man Who Fell to Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976) 7/10
23. Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013) 7/10

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Post by jeroeno » August 19th, 2019, 5:49 am

31. The Pumpkin Eater (Jack Clayton, 1964)
32a. Monty Python's Flying Circus: A Book at Bedtime (Ian MacNaughton, 1973) (30 min)
32b. Monty Python's Flying Circus: The British Showbiz Awards (Ian MacNaughton, 1973) (30 min)
32c. Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Golden Age of Ballooning (Ian MacNaughton, 1974) (30 min)
32d. Monty Python's Flying Circus: Michael Ellis (Ian MacNaughton, 1974) (30 min)

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Post by ororama » August 19th, 2019, 6:08 am

13. Privilege (1967) * 103 min.
14. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) 90 min.

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1. You're Human Like the Rest of Them (1967, B.S. Johnson) * 17 min.
Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire! (1968, B.S. Johnson) * 2 min.
Paradigm (1970, B.S. Johnson)  * 9 min.
The Flying Man (1962, George Dunning) * 2 min.
The Apple (1963, George Dunning) * 6 min.
The Obedient Flame (1939, Norman McLaren) * 10 min.
Moon Rock (1970, George Dunning) * 10 min.
My Name Is Yu Ming (2003, Daniel O'Hara) * 13 min.
2. Jack the Ripper (1959, Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman) * 81 min.
3. From Darkness: Episode #1.1 (2015) * 57 min.
4. From Darkness: Episode #1.2 (2015) * 59 min.
5. From Darkness: Episode #1.3 (2015) * 58 min.
6. From Darkness: Episode #1.4 (2015) * 59 min.
7. Alfie (1966) * 114 min.
8. Get Carter (1971) 112 min.
9. The Quare Fellow (1962) * 90 min.
10. Brendan Behan's Dublin (1966) * 28 min.
The True Story of Lili Marlene  (1944) * 30 min.
Heavy Metal Drummer (2005) * 6 min.
11. Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World (1966) * 63 min.
12. Blinded by the Light (2019) * 117 min.

*First time viewing.

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Post by Coryn » August 19th, 2019, 6:52 am

18. Distant voices, still lives (1988)
19. Man on wire (2008)
I saved Latin, what did you ever do ?

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Post by cinephage » August 19th, 2019, 9:17 am

05.Maniac, by Michael Carreras (1963) 7/10
From London to Brighton (04)Show
01. Brighton Rock, by John Boulting (1948) 8,5/10
02. Age of Consent, by Michael Powell (1969) 7/10
03. Once, by John Carney (2007) 7/10
04. Sunday, bloody Sunday, by John Schlesinger (1971) 8,5/10

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Post by peeptoad » August 19th, 2019, 9:29 am

20. Frankenstein Must be Destroyed (1969) 7
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*rewatch
1. Sid & Nancy (1986, Alex Cox) 8*
2. In Bruges (2008, Martin McDonagh) 8
3. The Brides of Dracula (1960, Terence Fisher) 7
4. Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966, Terence Fisher) 7
5. Macbeth (2015, Justin Kurzel) 5
6. The Kiss of the Vampire (1963, Don Sharp) 6
7. The Shadow of the Cat (1961, John Gilling) 7
8. The House That Vanished (1973, José Ramón Larraz) 6
9. Withnail and I (1987, Bruce Robinson) 8
10. The Plague of the Zombies (1966, John Gilling) 8*
11. The Imitation Game (2014, Morten Tyldum) 7
12. The Psychopath (1966, Freddie Francis) 6
13. Nothing But the Night (1973) 5
14. The Devils (1971) 7*
15. The Two Faces of Dr Jekyll (1960) 7
16. Trainspotting (1996) 10*
17. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) 6
18. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) 7
19. Wake Wood (2009) 5

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Post by blocho » August 19th, 2019, 1:45 pm

18. Chance of a Lifetime (Bernard Miles, 1950)
A movie about industrial relations (which already is a bit rare), made even more unusual because it doesn't feature any violence or strikes. And unions only makes a brief, ineffectual appearance. Bernard Miles produced, directed, starred in, and co-wrote the movie with Walter Greenwood, who was best known for writing Love on the Dole, which was an explosive novel of the 1930s attacking widespread poverty in the UK. Between Greenwood and Miles, who was a socialist, you might expect an explosive movie. But instead we get a calm, reasonable exploration of what is possible when workers and managers move toward mutual understanding. In the story, unhappy workers at an English factory confront the factory owner, who insists the workers don't understand the difficulty of management. In a fit of pique, he says they could never do his job and that they are welcome to try. The workers accept his challenge, forming an impromptu workers' co-op, renting the factory from him, and installing two of their own as joint managers. It's a pretty mild story, but British businesses reacted by losing their shit. All the the exhibition chains refused to show the movie, and business groups lobbied to ban the movie. Harold Wilson, who was president of the Board of Trade at the time, eventually forced cinemas to show the movie under terms of a law that had been set up to boost exhibition of British movies (against Hollywood imports).

19. Performance (Cammell/Roeg, 1970)
Before seeing this, I had read a bit about how controversial it was. And for the life of me, I don't understand why. Forget controversial--this wasn't even interesting. The first half was all right, when James Fox was doing his gangster bit. But once we get to Fox and Mick Jagger cavorting in a London townhouse with two Euro-babes for an hour, this movie becomes dead weight.

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Post by ChrisReynolds » August 19th, 2019, 4:24 pm

1. Great Expectations (Lean, 1946) (7222nd check)
Classic Dickens adaptation. Cinematography and technical elements were fantastic, but the film lacks spark and emotional connection with the characters. It's probably due to a large number of scriptwriters and a miscast John Mills as Pip, who's literally twice as old as his character is supposed to be. It's a credit to Lean that the film is still so good despite its problems.
6/10

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2. Johnny English (Howitt, 2003) (12609th check)
I thought this would be a light, easy watch but I ended up hating it. A xenophobic and witless comedy that treats its audience with disdain. Full of gaping plot holes and a creepy romance between Atkinson and Imbruglia.
2/10

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3. You Were Never Really Here (Ramsay, 2017) (2526th check)
A triumph of directing, with striking imagery and sound, and editing that conveys the dissociation and confusion of the main character. Beyond that the story is actually a simple and familiar hitman plot. Maybe it had to be with all the confusing editing going on, but it means that when I'd put everything together it felt disappointing. Joaquin Phoenix is great as usual.
6/10

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4. The Haunted House of Horror / Horror House (Armstrong, 1969) (36th check)
Some young people go to a creepy mansion and get killed off. This is one of the earliest slashers, made when the form was still crystallising, and it's a time capsule of colourful 60s style, but as film-making it's tedious and tension-free. This was a troubled production plagued by producer interference which explains why it feels like the film doesn't know what story it's telling.
3/10

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5. Blackmail (Hitchcock, 1929) (2470th check)
Classic Hitchcock. Some remarkable filmic technique here and beautiful capturing of the psychological tension going on in the characters. The chase through the British Museum at the end is brilliantly done, but it does feel strange for the villain to try to escape from the police by climbing onto the roof of a national landmark.
7/10

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6. Slaughterhouse Rulez (Mills, 2018) (94th check)
The first film from Simon Pegg's and Nick Frost's film company isn't an auspicious start: an attempt to replicate the feel of Edgar Wright's cornetto trilogy in a laddish high school comedy. Pegg and Frost possibly called in some favours to get such a high-quality cast, but it's all for nothing as the comedy falls completely flat and the film falls apart in a welter of plot holes and incomprehensible character decisions when the generic monsters finally arrive.
3/10

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7. The Ghoul (Tunley, 2016) (33rd check)
Overambitious debut, full of attempts at imitating Lynchian dread and characters having long philosophical conversations packed with symbolism. The film does well when filming London as a barren, unfeeling wasteland, but is hurt by being very heavy and slow-moving. Watching it felt like work.
4/10

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 19th, 2019, 5:18 pm

blocho wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 1:45 pm
18. Chance of a Lifetime (Bernard Miles, 1950)
A movie about industrial relations (which already is a bit rare), made even more unusual because it doesn't feature any violence or strikes. And unions only makes a brief, ineffectual appearance. Bernard Miles produced, directed, starred in, and co-wrote the movie with Walter Greenwood, who was best known for writing Love on the Dole, which was an explosive novel of the 1930s attacking widespread poverty in the UK. Between Greenwood and Miles, who was a socialist, you might expect an explosive movie. But instead we get a calm, reasonable exploration of what is possible when workers and managers move toward mutual understanding. In the story, unhappy workers at an English factory confront the factory owner, who insists the workers don't understand the difficulty of management. In a fit of pique, he says they could never do his job and that they are welcome to try. The workers accept his challenge, forming an impromptu workers' co-op, renting the factory from him, and installing two of their own as joint managers. It's a pretty mild story, but British businesses reacted by losing their shit. All the the exhibition chains refused to show the movie, and business groups lobbied to ban the movie. Harold Wilson, who was president of the Board of Trade at the time, eventually forced cinemas to show the movie under terms of a law that had been set up to boost exhibition of British movies (against Hollywood imports).
Lovely to see your positive reaction to this one, blocho. I think it's an intelligent, charming, and touching exploration of involvements and viewpoints and performed with sensitivity and understanding by a wonderful array of actors. It was such a pleasant and enjoyable discovery for me as well.
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Post by blocho » August 19th, 2019, 5:20 pm

RogerTheMovieManiac88 wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 5:18 pm
blocho wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 1:45 pm
18. Chance of a Lifetime (Bernard Miles, 1950)
A movie about industrial relations (which already is a bit rare), made even more unusual because it doesn't feature any violence or strikes. And unions only makes a brief, ineffectual appearance. Bernard Miles produced, directed, starred in, and co-wrote the movie with Walter Greenwood, who was best known for writing Love on the Dole, which was an explosive novel of the 1930s attacking widespread poverty in the UK. Between Greenwood and Miles, who was a socialist, you might expect an explosive movie. But instead we get a calm, reasonable exploration of what is possible when workers and managers move toward mutual understanding. In the story, unhappy workers at an English factory confront the factory owner, who insists the workers don't understand the difficulty of management. In a fit of pique, he says they could never do his job and that they are welcome to try. The workers accept his challenge, forming an impromptu workers' co-op, renting the factory from him, and installing two of their own as joint managers. It's a pretty mild story, but British businesses reacted by losing their shit. All the the exhibition chains refused to show the movie, and business groups lobbied to ban the movie. Harold Wilson, who was president of the Board of Trade at the time, eventually forced cinemas to show the movie under terms of a law that had been set up to boost exhibition of British movies (against Hollywood imports).
Lovely to see your positive reaction to this one, blocho. I think it's an intelligent, charming and touching exploration of involvements and viewpoints and performed with sensitivity and understanding by a wonderful array of actors.
Agreed

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Post by maxwelldeux » August 19th, 2019, 5:20 pm

Can we refer to the end of this challenge as "Brexit"?Show
1. Get Carter (1971, Mike Hodges)
2. Death of a President (2006, Gabriel Range)
3. Performance (1970, Nicolas Roeg & Donald Cammell)
4. Exam (2009, Stuart Hazeldine)
5. Special When Lit (2009, Brett Sullivan)
6. Three Identical Strangers (2018, Tim Wardle)
7. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960, Karel Reisz)
8. About a Boy (2002, Paul/Chris Weitz)
9. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989, Peter Greenaway)
I have no idea what the hell that was, but it was pretty awesome. Stunningly gorgeous - the vivid colors and intricate sets made every scene a painting, an opinion my wife shared. This is the favorite movie of a good friend of mine, and I think I like her a bit more now. So much to unpack - it's going to require multiple viewings, but holy shit was that visual wonder.

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Post by Traveller » August 19th, 2019, 5:48 pm

41. The Ipcress File (1965, Sidney J. Furie) - 7/10
Decent spy thriller.
42. Whistle Down the Wind (1961, Bryan Forbes) - 8/10
Really a charming one, which makes it into my <400 list for the poll. Assuming sol doesn’t convince 60 more people to watch the movie before the deadline… :shifty:
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by hurluberlu » August 19th, 2019, 6:53 pm

4. Brexit: The Uncivil War (Toby Haynes, 2019) [<400 checks] 8-
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » August 19th, 2019, 9:24 pm

10. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988): 7.8
11. Hobson's Choice (1954): 7.8
12. A Zed & Two Noughts (1985): 6.8 - Absolutely gorgeous mis-en-scenes accompanied by a great score by Nyman. Audiovisual I was glued to the screen. But the fragmented story structure made the movie very cold. And though it was never inentend to be a narrative movie, all the symbolism and philosophical musings aren't interesting enough to make up for this lack of narrative.
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1. Stormy Monday (1988, Mike Figgis): 6.0
2. Pulp (1972, Mike Hodges): 6.5
3. Two for the Road (1967, Stanley Donen): 7.2
4. Jabberwocky (1977, Terry Gilliam): 6.0 -
5. Mona Lisa (1986, Neil Jordan): 7.2
6. Cul-de-sac (1966, Roman Polanski): 8.0
7. Jamaica Inn (1939): 7.5
8. Paddington (2014): 7.0 -
9. North Sea Hijack [Ffolkes] (1979): 7.0

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Post by albajos » August 19th, 2019, 9:42 pm

82. Intermission (2003) John Crowley, Ireland | UK 1 official list 700 checks [double]
83. Becoming Jane (2007) Julian Jarrold, UK | Ireland 4 329 checks [double]
84. Pride & Prejudice (2005) Joe Wright, UK | USA | France 20 541 checks [double]
Compared to the miniseries this is night and day. They are simply too many sisters to cover in just two hours.
85. William and Kate: A Year On (2012) Alan Scales, UK 1 check [double]
86. Love & Friendship (2016) Whit Stillman, Ireland | France | Netherlands 1 official list 1 464 checks [double]

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01. Carry on Cruising (1962) Gerald Thomas, UK 170 checks [triple]
02. Carry on Cabby (1963) Gerald Thomas, UK 153 checks [triple]
03. Carry On Jack (1964) Gerald Thomas, UK 138 checks [triple]
04. Supervized (2019) Steve Barron, Ireland | UK 2 checks [double]
05. Follow That Camel (1967) Gerald Thomas, UK 136 checks [triple]
06. Carry on Loving (1970) Gerald Thomas, UK 131 checks [triple]
07. Carry on Henry (1971) Gerald Thomas, UK 171 checks [triple]
08. Carry on Girls (1973) Gerald Thomas, UK 147 checks [triple]
09. Sing As We Go! (1934) Basil Dean, UK 3 official lists 50 checks [double]
10. 9 Songs (2004) Michael Winterbottom, UK 2 official lists 1 502 checks [double]
11. Code 46 (2003) Michael Winterbottom, UK 855 checks [double]
12. Gentlemen's Relish (2001) Douglas Mackinnon, UK 6 checks [triple]
13. The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979) Roger Graef, UK 20 checks [double]
14 (s1a) Dream Date (2013) Andromeda Godfrey & Diana Juhr-De Benedetti, UK 1 check 3 min. (3) [double]
14 (s1b) Hold on Tight (2011) Anna Rodgers, Ireland 1 check 13 min. (16) [rewatch] [triple]
14 (s1c) James Dean (2010) Lucy Elliott, UK 1 check 7 min. (23) [double]
14 (s1d) The Seance (2012) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 10 min. (33) [double]
14 (s1e) Superstition (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 20 min. (53) [double]
14 (s1f) Dead Positive (2015) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 30 min. (23) [double]
15. Beautiful Thing (1996) Hettie Macdonald, UK 1 official list 691 checks [double]
16. Boy A (2007) John Crowley, UK 1 official list 3 879 checks
17. Shanghai Surprise (1986) Jim Goddard, UK 171 checks [triple]
18. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966) Gordon Flemyng, UK 178 checks [double]
19. Yellowbeard (1983) Mel Damski, UK | Mexico 236 checks [double]
20. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) Robert B. Weide, UK 4 571 checks [double]
21. Cyberbully (2015) Ben Chanan, UK 182 checks [double]
22. Man Up (2015) Ben Palmer, UK 1 413 checks [double]
23. I Really Hate My Job (2007) Oliver Parker, UK 29 checks [double]
24 (s2a) Non-Compliance (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 13 min. (36) [double]
24 (s2b) My Beautiful Egypt (2014) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 9 min. (45) [double]
24 (s2c) Red Nose Day Actually (2017) Richard Curtis & Mat Whitecross, UK 72 checks 15 min. (0) [triple]
25. The Alphabet Murders (1965) Frank Tashlin, UK 76 checks [double]
26. Bernard and the Genie (1991) Paul Weiland, UK 42 checks [double]
27. The Worst Witch (1986) Robert Young, UK 119 checks [double]
28. Adult Life Skills (2016) Rachel Tunnard, UK 94 checks [double]
29. Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) David Kerr, UK | France | USA | China 754 checks
30. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) Roger Spottiswoode, UK 510 checks
31. Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014) Nick Moore, UK 9 checks [double]
32. The Tall Guy (1989) Mel Smith, UK 188 checks [triple]
33. Friends (1971) Lewis Gilbert, UK 23 checks [triple]
34. Yesterday (2019) Danny Boyle, UK | Russia | China 482 checks [double]
35. The Stud (1978) Quentin Masters, UK 40 checks [triple]
36. The Bitch (1979) Gerry O'Hara, UK 41 checks [triple]
37-39. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1990) Beeban Kidron, UK 56 checks (2 checks on every episode) [triple]
40. Up the Chastity Belt (1972) Bob Kellett, UK 11 checks [double]
41. Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) Val Guest, UK 56 checks [triple]
42. Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975) Norman Cohen, UK 28 checks [double]
43. Confessions from a Holiday Camp (1977) Norman Cohen, UK 27 checks [double]
44. Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978) Stanley A. Long, UK 18 checks [double]
45. Adventures of a Private Eye (1977) Stanley A. Long, UK 18 checks [double]
46. Secrets of a Door-to-Door Salesman (1973) Wolf Rilla, UK 2 checks [double]
47. The Four Feathers (1939) Zoltan Korda, UK 2 official lists 741 checks
48. About a Boy (2002) Paul Weitz & Chris Weitz, UK | USA | France | Germany 1 official list 19 709 checks [double]
49. Elephant Juice (1999) Sam Miller, UK 11 checks [triple]
50. Deep End (1970) Jerzy Skolimowski, UK | West Germany 6 official lists 1 193 checks [double]
51. Bless This House (1972) Gerald Thomas, UK 18 checks [triple]
52. Cash on Demand (1961) Quentin Lawrence, UK 86 checks [double]
53. Two for the Road (1967) Stanley Donen, UK 3 official lists 1 404 checks [double]
54. William & Kate (2011) Mark Rosman, UK 215 checks [triple]
55. The Elusive Pimpernel (1950) Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, UK 1 official list 84 checks [triple]
56. Lady Macbeth (2016) William Oldroyd, UK 2 official lists 924 checks [double]
57. Eskimo Nell (1975) Martin Campbell, UK 14 checks [double]
58. Shadowlands (1993) Richard Attenborough, UK 1 official list 870 checks [double]
59. The Grass Is Greener (1960) Stanley Donen, UK 1 official list 341 checks [triple]
60. Onegin (1999) Martha Fiennes, UK | USA 1 official list 309 checks [triple]
61. A Touch of Class (1973) Melvin Frank, UK 1 official list 320 checks [triple]
62. Bel Ami (2012) Declan Donnellan & Nick Ormerod, UK | Italy 744 checks [double]
63. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970) Val Guest, UK 110 checks [triple]
64. Darling (1965) John Schlesinger, UK 7 official lists 887 checks [double]
65. Break My Fall (2011) Kanchi Wichmann, UK 11 checks [triple]
66. Melody (1971) Waris Hussein, UK 70 checks [triple]
67. Genevieve (1953) Henry Cornelius, UK 3 official lists 400 checks
68. Kes (1969) Kenneth Loach, UK 12 official lists 4 122 checks
69. Fanny Hill (1983) Gerry O'Hara, UK | West Germany 20 checks [triple]
70. Diana (2013) Oliver Hirschbiegel, UK | France | Sweden | Belgium 620 checks [double]
71. The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960) Terence Fisher, UK 344 checks [triple]
72. The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (1936) Alfred Zeisler, UK 111 checks [triple]
73. The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970) Christopher Miles, UK 14 checks [triple]
74. Priest of Love (1981) Christopher Miles, UK | Mexico | Italy 14 checks [triple]
75. How to Be Happy (2013) Michael Rob Costine & Mark Gaster, Ireland 4 checks [triple]
76. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) Pat O'Connor, Ireland | UK | USA 145 checks [triple]
77. Damage (1992) Louis Malle, UK | France 754 checks [double]
78. Country of My Skull (2004) John Boorman, UK | Ireland 82 checks [double]
79. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017) Sophie Fiennes, UK | Ireland 51 checks [double]
80. The F Word (2013) Michael Dowse, Ireland | Canada 2 600 checks [double]
81. Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996) Trevor Nunn, Ireland | UK | USA 403 checks [double]

Leftover
(s3a) One Red Nose Day and a Wedding (2019)[/b] Mike Newell, UK 8 checks 14 min. (14)[triple]

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#236

Post by sebby » August 19th, 2019, 9:47 pm

11 bridget jones the edge of reason 2004
12 notting hill 1999

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01-05 chernobyl 2019 7/10
06 sense and sensibility 1995 6.5/10
07 hard labour 1973 4/10
08 bridget jones's diary 2001
09 about time 2013
10 juliet naked 2018
11 bridget jones the edge of reason 2004
12 notting hill 1999

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Post by 3eyes » August 20th, 2019, 12:35 am

16. I know where I’m going (UK 45, Powell & Pressburger) - double [rewatch]

für Ehren, boys, go brawl!Show
1. Operation Oman (UK 14, Tristan Ofield) - double
2-5. The way we live now (UK 01, mini, 4 eps, David Yates) - triple
6. Dead along the way (Ire 16, Maurice O’Connell) - double
7. Nell Gwyn (UK 26, Herbert Wilcox - triple
8. The happy prince (UK etc. 18, Rupert Everett) - double
9. Castle in the air (UK 52, Henry Cass) - double
10. A room with a view (UK 86, James Ivory) - double [rewatch]
11. Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I's Battle for God's Music (UK 17) - double
12. The Treasure Seekers (UK 96, Juliet May) - double
13. Brief encounter (UK 45, David Lean) - double [Rewatch]
14. Becoming Jane (UK/Ire 07, Julian Jarrold) - double
15. Eden (Ire 16, Robbie Walsh) - double
16. I know where I’m going (UK 45, Powell & Pressburger) - double [rewatch]
:run: STILL the Gaffer!

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Post by cinephage » August 20th, 2019, 7:16 am

06. Plague of the zombies, by John Gilling (1966) 8/10

From London to Brighton (05)Show
01. Brighton Rock, by John Boulting (1948) 8,5/10
02. Age of Consent, by Michael Powell (1969) 7/10
03. Once, by John Carney (2007) 7/10
04. Sunday, bloody Sunday, by John Schlesinger (1971) 8,5/10
05.Maniac, by Michael Carreras (1963) 7/10

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Post by peeptoad » August 20th, 2019, 9:42 am

21. Apostle (2018) 4
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*rewatch
1. Sid & Nancy (1986, Alex Cox) 8*
2. In Bruges (2008, Martin McDonagh) 8
3. The Brides of Dracula (1960, Terence Fisher) 7
4. Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966, Terence Fisher) 7
5. Macbeth (2015, Justin Kurzel) 5
6. The Kiss of the Vampire (1963, Don Sharp) 6
7. The Shadow of the Cat (1961, John Gilling) 7
8. The House That Vanished (1973, José Ramón Larraz) 6
9. Withnail and I (1987, Bruce Robinson) 8
10. The Plague of the Zombies (1966, John Gilling) 8*
11. The Imitation Game (2014, Morten Tyldum) 7
12. The Psychopath (1966, Freddie Francis) 6
13. Nothing But the Night (1973) 5
14. The Devils (1971) 7*
15. The Two Faces of Dr Jekyll (1960) 7
16. Trainspotting (1996) 10*
17. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) 6
18. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) 7
19. Wake Wood (2009) 5
20. Frankenstein Must be Destroyed (1969) 7

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Post by sol » August 20th, 2019, 12:42 pm

Traveller wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 5:48 pm
42. Whistle Down the Wind (1961, Bryan Forbes) - 8/10
Really a charming one, which makes it into my <400 list for the poll. Assuming sol doesn’t convince 60 more people to watch the movie before the deadline… :shifty:
What a lovely film! :wub: Glad to know it has a found a place on your ballot.

That's good point you raise though. I didn't realise that it was so close to the 400 threshold... :ermm:
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