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UK/Ireland Challenge (Official August 2019)

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Post by frbrown » August 3rd, 2019, 4:27 am

2. Never Back Losers (1961, Robert Tronson)
3. Good-Time Girl (1948, David MacDonald)

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1. The Intimate Stranger (1956, Joseph Losey)
2. Never Back Losers (1961, Robert Tronson)
3. Good-Time Girl (1948, David MacDonald)

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Post by maxwelldeux » August 3rd, 2019, 5:45 am

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)
More comments in the <400 thread, but holy shit is this good.

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Post by Traveller » August 3rd, 2019, 7:48 am

04. This Sporting Life (1963, Lindsay Anderson) - 7/10
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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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Post by sol » August 3rd, 2019, 9:08 am

For England, James?Show
1. Yesterday (2019, Danny Boyle)
2. Exam (2009, Stuart Hazeldine)

3. Threads (1984, Mick Jackson)

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The nuclear holocaust film is presented almost as a pseudo-documentary with text often running across the screen with cold, detached information and statistics (see above). The earlier (pre-bomb) scenes are also filmed with stark realism as TV sets and radios in the background announce US/Soviet tensions with few really expecting their fate to come. If more interesting as a faux documentary than as a narrative, the movie certainly packs a punch.
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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 3rd, 2019, 4:31 pm

The legendary uilleann piper Séamus Ennis performing at Lisdoonvarna in 1980; the documentary recently re-broadcast to commemorate the centenary of his birth is an unassuming yet enlightening journey through a lifetime of musicianship (https://www.rte.ie/archives/2016/0419/7 ... mus-ennis/):

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1. 'Hand Me Down: Séamus Ennis' / 1981, narrated by Doireann Ní Bhriain / 7.5/10 / Ireland
2. 'Kisses' / 2008, Lance Daly / 8/10 / Ireland | Sweden
3. 'A Disconnected Rhythm' / 2014, Shimmy Marcus / 7/10 / Ireland
4. 'A Date for Mad Mary' / 2016, Darren Thornton / 9/10 / Ireland
5. 'South' / 2016, Gerard Walsh / 7 or 7.5/10 / Ireland

Seána Kerslake - who turns in one of my favourite performances of recent times in 'A Date for Mad Mary' ; a film with beautifully written and nuanced parts across the board indeed. A wonderfully engrossing and wistful exploration of relationships and intersecting personalities put across with bursts of humourous exuberance and a streak of tender awareness and awkward uncertainty that made me tear-up and smile at different stages.

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Post by Traveller » August 3rd, 2019, 5:15 pm

05. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990, Tom Stoppard) - 8/10
06. Michael Collins (1996, Neil Jordan) - 5/10
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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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Post by albajos » August 3rd, 2019, 8:25 pm

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]

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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]

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Post by blocho » August 3rd, 2019, 9:15 pm

1. Stone of Destiny (Charles Martin Smith, 2008)
Absolutely terrible. Bad as a comedy, bad as a crime movie, bad as a nationalist movie. I'm genuinely unsure whether it was meant to be a comedy, which is a telling sign of how awful this movie is.

2. Murder! (Alfred Hitchcock, 1930)
Not usually looked upon as a top-notch Hitchcock effort, this movie is still enjoyable because it provides an opportunity to see Hitchcock experimenting with stylistic techniques and clearly relishing the chance to do so. Famously, it includes the first interior monologue in a talkie, but this was one of only several scenes where Hitchcock was playing with different ways of making cinema.

3. Night Train to Munich (Carol Reed, 1940)
Decent early-war espionage story with Rex Harrison as a dashing British agent, who himself is usually disguised an austere German military apparatchik. Harrison's German accent is something to hear. Bizarrely, this movie is apparently a spin-off of Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, through the appearance of two minor characters common to both movies. For me, the most notable part of this movie was the climactic cable-car scene. The similar cable-car scene in Where Eagles Dare is clearly a copy of this scene in Night Train to Munich. I've seen Where Eagles Dare more than a dozen times, read a book about it last year, and even read the MacLean novelization, and I never realized until now that Richard Burton kicking Nazi butt on a cable car was preceded by Rex Harrison doing the same nearly 30 years earlier.

4. Howards End (James Ivory, 1992)
There was a point, about half an hour into this movie, when Vanessa Redgrave was nattering on endlessly about her beloved country house. And I thought to myself, I cannot take an entire movie about these annoying English toffs and their damn real estate and they should all be thrown into the sea. Fortunately, by the end of the movie, I discovered that drowning was unnecessary because EM Forster clearly murdered the British upper class more than a century ago.

Unforeseen bonus: When I was teaching SAT classes about ten years ago, I particularly enjoyed the eloquence of one of the passages in a reading comprehension section of a practice test, though I also remember thinking it was unusually verbose for the SAT. I recognized some of the dialogue in this movie from that passage, and I've indeed confirmed that the passage was from Howards End. I'll have to read the whole novel some day.
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Post by clemmetarey » August 3rd, 2019, 9:24 pm

3eyes wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 10:46 am
clemmetarey wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 8:49 am
3eyes wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 3:10 am
btw Clem, that link on post #20 about keeping track of movies tells me Access denied (403).
That's because it is set to be seen by friends only, I sent you a friend request.

Also next time could you please include the name of the director to your viewings? :)
I misunderstood about the link, thought it meant all films seen by us, not you.

As for including director: :o (D:) :yucky: :satstunned: well, I'll try but it's an extra step for me.
This list is indeed the list of everything watched by all for this challenge.

Regarding the director thing, it's only because I'm keeping track of them for stat purposes. It would make my life easier let's say.

Speaking of which...
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August 2nd, 2019, 10:49 pm
2. Rebecca (1940)
I know Andrew Kubrick made this one, but next time could you please add the director to your entry? ;)

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Post by maxwelldeux » August 3rd, 2019, 10:45 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)
No clue what's going on, don't care. Very stylistically cool with some awesome editing and colors. But I was bored... I mean, if you cut 90 minutes off the runtime, I think I would have gotten just as much out of it. Visuals keep it from being a dislike, but oy. :circle:

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Post by frbrown » August 4th, 2019, 1:14 am

4. Dilemma (1962, Peter Maxwell)
5. Life in Danger (1959, Terry Bishop)

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1. The Intimate Stranger (1956, Joseph Losey)
2. Never Back Losers (1961, Robert Tronson)
3. Good-Time Girl (1948, David MacDonald)
4. Dilemma (1962, Peter Maxwell)
5. Life in Danger (1959, Terry Bishop)

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Post by 3eyes » August 4th, 2019, 2:18 am

6. Dead along the way (Ire 16, Maurice O’Connell) - double
Made on a shoestring budget - fun black comedy, though I know I'd have laughed much more if I had Irish in my bones.

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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
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Post by AB537 » August 4th, 2019, 3:11 am

2. Overlord (Stuart Cooper, 1975) 6.5/10
3. Young and Innocent (Alfred Hitchcock, 1937) 6.5/10

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Post by jdidaco » August 4th, 2019, 3:59 am

Thanks for hosting, clemmetarey!

(From Cliff Richard ('Expresso Bongo') to Pet Shop Boys ('It Couldn't Happen Here')),

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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

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Post by Traveller » August 4th, 2019, 10:45 am

07. The Crying Game (1992, Neil Jordan) - 5/10
08. Mona Lisa (1986, Neil Jordan) - 5/10
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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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Post by sol » August 4th, 2019, 12:10 pm

For England, James?Show
1. Yesterday (2019, Danny Boyle)
2. Exam (2009, Stuart Hazeldine)
3. Threads (1984, Mick Jackson)

4. Melody (1971, Waris Hussein)

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With some lovely songs by the Bee Gees a nice turn by newcomer Tracy Hyde, this comedy is certainly pleasant enough to sit through, but the whole thing feels rather aimless until the romantic leads begin to bond - and that is more than halfway in. Some have described the film as 'cute', but this would more aptly apply were the characters half their age and more naïve to the ways of the world. The ending is admittedly quite charming though.

5. Underground (1928, Anthony Asquith)

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This was one of the first movies that the legendary Anthony Asquith directed, and from low camera angles that reveal actual ceilings (over a decade before Citizen Kane), to silhouette shots, to an amazing bit in which an actor directly punches into the camera (see above), the film looks great. The story though is a bit tepid. It begins okay, but the plot quickly descends into high stakes melodrama. Seeing a 1920s London Underground is cool though.
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Post by zzzorf » August 4th, 2019, 2:10 pm

1. A Dark Song (2016, Liam Gavin) - 1/10 (double)
2. Pygmalion (1938, Anthony Asquith & Leslie Howard) - 3/10 (double)

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Post by jeroeno » August 4th, 2019, 6:30 pm

02a. Monty Python's Flying Circus: How Not to Be Seen (Ian MacNaughton, 1970) (30 min)
02b. Monty Python's Flying Circus: Spam (Ian MacNaughton, 1970) (30 min)
02c. Monty Python's Flying Circus: Royal Episode 13 (Ian MacNaughton, 1970) (30 min)
02d. Monty Python's Flying Circus: Njorl's Saga (Ian MacNaughton, 1972) (30 min)

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Post by Coryn » August 4th, 2019, 8:36 pm

3. Brief Encounter (1945, David Lean)
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Post by albajos » August 4th, 2019, 9:52 pm

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]

To put the arse in ArsenalShow
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]

Leftover
(s2a) Non-Compliance (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 13 min. (36) [double]
(s2b) My Beautiful Egypt (2014) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 9 min. (45) [double]

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Post by vortexsurfer » August 4th, 2019, 10:17 pm

2. My Beautiful Broken Brain (Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland, 2014)

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1. Distant Voices, Still Lives (Terence Davies, 1988)

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Post by frbrown » August 5th, 2019, 1:39 am

6. Zulu (1964, Cy Endfield)
7. The Painted Smile (1962, Lance Comfort)
8. Fanny Hill (1983, Gerry O'Hara)

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1. The Intimate Stranger (1956, Joseph Losey)
2. Never Back Losers (1961, Robert Tronson)
3. Good-Time Girl (1948, David MacDonald)
4. Dilemma (1962, Peter Maxwell)
5. Life in Danger (1959, Terry Bishop)
6. Zulu (1964, Cy Endfield)
7. The Painted Smile (1962, Lance Comfort)
8. Fanny Hill (1983, Gerry O'Hara)

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Post by 3eyes » August 5th, 2019, 2:05 am

7. Nell Gwyn (UK 26, Herbert Wilcox) - triple
This was a delight, however unhistorical. Dorothy Gish as comedienne hadn't registered for me until now. Quite decent print on youtube.

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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
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Post by AB537 » August 5th, 2019, 3:38 am

4. White Chamber (Paul Raschid, 2018) 6/10

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 5th, 2019, 10:11 am

Bob Quinn's daring, vibrant, and fascinating exploration of a theory around the potential for there having been a North African influence in early Ireland; a documentary work of fascinating investigative consideration and inventiveness of thought (http://conamara.org/index.php?page=essay-on-bob-quinn):

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6. 'Atlantean' / 1984, Bob Quinn / 10/10 / Ireland
7. 'Garage' / 2007, Lenny Abrahamson / 7.5 or 8/10 / Ireland
8. 'Life's a Breeze' / 2013, Lance Daly / 6 or 6.5/10 / Ireland | Sweden
9. 'Sam Henry - Ceiliúradh Ceoil' / 'Sam Henry - A Musical Celebration' / 2019, Bob O'Brien / 7.5/10 / Ireland | UK

Musicologist Sam Henry - who was recently commemorated by BBC Northern Ireland with a documentary (which unfortunately I missed last week) and an accompanying concert film which was broadcast last night in which folk singers performed some of the songs he saved for posterity in his great 'Songs of the People'; interspersed with voiceover and description of his work this proved a quite lovely evening's entertainment (https://www.northernirelandscreen.co.uk ... of-people/):

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » August 5th, 2019, 10:47 am

I noticed that 'South' seemed to be a hard one to locate for your list of viewings. Here is the film's entry on iCM, which I assume was imported across along with the rest of my recent IMDb ratings: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/south-2016/.
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Post by peeptoad » August 5th, 2019, 11:07 am

3. The Brides of Dracula (1960, Terence Fisher) 7
4. Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966, Terence Fisher) 7
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1. Sid & Nancy (1986, Alex Cox) 8*
2. In Bruges (2008, Martin McDonagh) 8

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Post by sol » August 5th, 2019, 1:31 pm

For England, James?Show
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)

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If not as strong as Norman Wisdom's earlier The Square Peg, this benefits greatly from the recasting of co-star Edward Chapman in another mentor role. There are also innovative point-of-view shots from a speeding gurney and madcap stunts on moving vehicles. As Wisdom gets frozen at one point, conducts dental surgery earlier etc, the film sometimes feels like a collection of skits loosely strung together, but it certainly ends on a thoughtful note.
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Post by blocho » August 5th, 2019, 2:08 pm

5. Billy Elliott (Stephen Daldry, 2000)
6. The First Great Train Robbery (Michael Crichton, 1978)
7. Kind Hearts and Coronets (Robert Hamer, 1949)
8. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (Bryan Forbes, 1964)
9. Four Weddings and a Funeral (Mike Newell, 1994)
10. Regeneration (Gillies MacKinnon, 1997)
11. Creation (Jon Amiel, 2009)
12. True North (Steve Hudson, 2006)
13. Deep End (Jerzy Skolimowski, 1970)

Good: Seance on a Wet Afternoon, Regeneration, Kind Hearts and Coronets
Bad: Creation, True North

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Post by Coryn » August 5th, 2019, 2:18 pm

4. The Red Shoes (1948, Powell)
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Post by maxwelldeux » August 5th, 2019, 4:19 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)
Eight candidates for a job have one final question. And 80 minutes to provide the answer. An all-in-one-location film. Pretty cool build-up, though it started to go off the rails for me towards the end. Interesting to see how the established rules are handled and the problem solving process plays out.

5. Special When Lit (2009, Brett Sullivan)
Doc on the history of pinball. Comments in <400 thread.

6. Three Identical Strangers (2018, Tim Wardle)
A doc about three identical triplets who were raised apart and reunited as adults. All in all, I thought this doc was handled pretty well, as it built tension up to an interesting reveal. But the phenomenon itself is not terribly rare, as identical twins reared apart is the gold standard of genetics research in psychology. The stories are pretty cool, though.

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Post by Traveller » August 5th, 2019, 5:27 pm

09. A Passage to India (1984, David Lean) - 7/10
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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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Post by albajos » August 5th, 2019, 9:01 pm

15. Beautiful Thing (1996) Hettie Macdonald, UK 1 official list 691 checks [double]

To put the arse in ArsenalShow
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]

Leftover
(s2a) Non-Compliance (2013) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 13 min. (36) [double]
(s2b) My Beautiful Egypt (2014) Maurice Smith, UK 1 check 9 min. (45) [double]

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Post by peeptoad » August 5th, 2019, 9:39 pm

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
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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

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Post by 3eyes » August 6th, 2019, 1:49 am

8. The happy prince (UK etc. 18, Rupert Everett) - double
comment in <400 challenge

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
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Post by VincentPrice » August 6th, 2019, 2:47 am

1. Our Mother's House-1967: 8/10

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Post by jeroeno » August 6th, 2019, 4:12 am

03a. Monty Python's Flying Circus: Mr. and Mrs. Brian Norris' Ford Popular (Ian MacNaughton, 1972) (30 min)
03b. Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Money Programme (Ian MacNaughton, 1972) (30 min)
03c. Monty Python's Flying Circus: Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror (Ian MacNaughtoni, 1972) (30 min)
03d. Monty Python's Flying Circus: The All-England Summarise Proust Competition (Ian MacNaughton, 1972) (30 min)

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Post by cinephage » August 6th, 2019, 7:24 am

01. Brighton Rock, by John Boulting (1948) 8,5/10

I think I haven't seen Richard Attenborough at this young age. He makes a terrifying psychopath...

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Post by sol » August 6th, 2019, 1:12 pm

For England, James?Show
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)

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This Norman Wisdom comedy features a nifty Fistful of Dollars spoof (see above) and some very funny moments with Edward Chapman once again in good from. The plot mostly just consists though of mounting nastiness between two dairies. Some of the ways in which Wisdom tries to get his own back are weird too; there is some amusement in him sabotaging a CEO's golf game incognito, but how exactly it is meant to help his milk company is unclear.
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Post by AB537 » August 6th, 2019, 1:46 pm

5. The Four Feathers (Zoltan Korda, 1939) 7/10
6. Withnail & I (Bruce Robinson, 1987) 8/10

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