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#81

Post by jeroeno » January 9th, 2020, 5:58 am

22. #263 - Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (2017)
23. #771 - L'innocente (1976)
24. #64 - Warum läuft Herr R. Amok (1970)

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Post by sol » January 9th, 2020, 6:52 am

Uncut GemsShow
1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)

14. Pushover (1954)

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Starring Fred MacMurray as an investigator whose moral fibre is tested by a femme fatale, this has been understandably compared to Double Indemnity over time. Rear Window though is a better comparison piece with much time on MacMurray in stakeout, watching two women with binoculars from a nearby apartment. Alas, this is nowhere near as strong as either of those two iconic thrillers with a lot style, but little character development.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? No. I'm not too big on noir and this didn't really do it for me.
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Post by maxwelldeux » January 9th, 2020, 7:25 am

blocho wrote:
January 9th, 2020, 2:26 am
I actually prefer Deliver Us from Evil, but I think both documentaries are pretty great takes on the subject since they don't just detail the priests' crimes, but also give an insight into the warped thinking and psychology of the offending priests.
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#84

Post by ororama » January 9th, 2020, 11:23 am

1. The Signalman (1976) * 38 min.
The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (1992) * 20 min.
Thunder (1982) * 5 min.


*First time viewing

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#85

Post by blueboybob » January 9th, 2020, 2:28 pm

3. Adua e le compagne (1960)
4. Ali Zaoua, prince de la rue (2000)
5. Ayneh (1997)
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Post by Traveller » January 9th, 2020, 4:41 pm

18. The Inhuman Woman (1924) - 8/10
Will be added to my list.
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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 72aicm » January 9th, 2020, 9:37 pm

032. #421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
033. #430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
034. #468 A tanú (1969)
035. #718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
036. #997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list)
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#128 La religieuse (1966)
#215 World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)
#236 City of Hope (1991)
#335 Poesía sin fin (2016)
#336 Jusqu'à la garde (2017) (added to my list)
#340 Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
#398 Metro Manila (2013) (added to my list)
#405 Lawn Dogs (1997) (added to my list)
#419 Khrustalyov, mashinu! (1998)
#421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
#430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
#434 The Visit (1964) (added to my list)
#450 Krug vtoroy (1990)
#462 The Good Fairy (1935)
#466 Estate violenta (1959)
#467 The Bedford Incident (1965)
#468 A tanú (1969)
#484 Todake no kyôdai (1941)
#497 Essai d'ouverture (1988) (added to my list)
#517 Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969) (added to my list)
#594 Queimada (1969)
#597 Je rentre à la maison (2001)
#598 Feng gui lai de ren (1983)
#623 Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (2014)
#698 Mababangong Bangungot (1977)
#701 Balada o siedmich obesených (1968)
#710 Bleak Moments (1971)
#718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
#720 Geu-hu (2017)
#737 Sürü (1978)
#779 The Time that Remains (2009)
#813 Feng yue (1996)
#847 Al-ard (1970)
#875 Outrage (1950)
#918 Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Hae-won (2013)
#930 Student Bodies (1981)
#936 Les raisins de la mort (1978)
#957 Nan va Koutcheh (1970)
#997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list

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Post by AB537 » January 9th, 2020, 10:01 pm

2. #201 - The Falls (Peter Greenaway, 1980) 6/10
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Post by maxwelldeux » January 10th, 2020, 12:35 am

My research tells me 1000 is NOT less than 400Show
1. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003) #653
2. Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997) #209
3. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)
4. Picture of Light (1994) #686
This rang a little hollow for me... I got the vibe of "I'm a filmmaker and this is deep" in that they were talking about their art without doing anything to really provoke an emotional reaction. The shots of the lights were nice when they finally happened, but the camera wasn't that good. I've seen the norther lights, and this film did not do them justice. Extra disappointing because I'd been putting this one off until I was in the mood for a visual feast (somewhat akin to Samsara), but it fell flat.

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#90

Post by blueboybob » January 10th, 2020, 2:15 pm

6. Bao gio cho den tháng Muoi (1984)
7. The Bedford Incident (1965)

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Post by sol » January 10th, 2020, 3:58 pm

Uncut GemsShow
1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)
14. Pushover (1954)

15. Eye of the Needle (1981)

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A Hitchcockian thriller with lots of uncertainty and tension as to whether an island couple will find out their new guest's true identity. The film also comes with a rousing Miklós Rózsa score. It takes a long time for the film to really get going though with two seemingly unrelated plot threads (the couple and Sutherland's Nazi) not converging until 45 minutes in, but I think it works okay overall though and it boasts some solid performances.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? Probably. Some mild reservations but I did generally like this one.
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#92

Post by Traveller » January 10th, 2020, 4:39 pm

19. Fanny (1932) - 6/10
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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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#93

Post by jeroeno » January 10th, 2020, 6:58 pm

25. #488 - The Music of Chance (1993)
26. #338 - The Fear of 13 (2015)

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Post by blueboybob » January 10th, 2020, 7:27 pm

8. La belle équipe (1936)
9. Book chon bang hyang (2011)

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Post by jdidaco » January 11th, 2020, 3:48 am

7. Urusei Yatsura 2: Byûtifuru dorîmâ (Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer, Mamoru Oshii, 1984) 8/10
8. Le fleuve aux grandes eaux/The Mighty River (Frédéric Back, 1993) 9/10 (24 min) (RV), Smale spor av et århundre (Where the Trains Used to Go, Morten Skallerud, 2003) 7/10 (4 min), Pan-dane to Tamago-hime (Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess, Hayao Miyazaki, 2010) 8.5/10 (11 min), World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Don Hertzfeldt, 2017) 7.5/10 (23 min) (Total: 62 min)

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1. Vertical Features Remake (Peter Greenaway, 1978) 9/10 (RV)
2. Nothing (Vincenzo Natali, 2003) 5.5/10
3. The Stone Tape (Peter Sasdy, 1972) 7.5/10
4. Liza, a rókatündér (Liza the Fox-Fairy, Károly Ujj Mészáros, 2015) 6.5/10
5. Haze (Shinya Tsukamoto, 2005) 7.5/10
6. Samâ taimu mashin burûsu (Summer Time Machine Blues, Katsuyuki Motohiro, 2005) 5.5/10

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Post by 72aicm » January 11th, 2020, 1:18 pm

037-041. #384 Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (1972) (added to my list) (l)
042. #629 Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
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#128 La religieuse (1966)
#215 World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)
#236 City of Hope (1991)
#335 Poesía sin fin (2016)
#336 Jusqu'à la garde (2017) (added to my list)
#340 Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
#384 Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (1972) (added to my list)
#398 Metro Manila (2013) (added to my list)
#405 Lawn Dogs (1997) (added to my list)
#419 Khrustalyov, mashinu! (1998)
#421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
#430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
#434 The Visit (1964) (added to my list)
#450 Krug vtoroy (1990)
#462 The Good Fairy (1935)
#466 Estate violenta (1959)
#467 The Bedford Incident (1965)
#468 A tanú (1969)
#484 Todake no kyôdai (1941)
#497 Essai d'ouverture (1988) (added to my list)
#517 Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969) (added to my list)
#594 Queimada (1969)
#597 Je rentre à la maison (2001)
#598 Feng gui lai de ren (1983)
#623 Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (2014)
#629 Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
#698 Mababangong Bangungot (1977)
#701 Balada o siedmich obesených (1968)
#710 Bleak Moments (1971)
#718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
#720 Geu-hu (2017)
#737 Sürü (1978)
#779 The Time that Remains (2009)
#813 Feng yue (1996)
#847 Al-ard (1970)
#875 Outrage (1950)
#918 Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Hae-won (2013)
#930 Student Bodies (1981)
#936 Les raisins de la mort (1978)
#957 Nan va Koutcheh (1970)
#997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list

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Post by Traveller » January 11th, 2020, 6:41 pm

20. The Incident (1967) - 8/10
Added to my list.
21. The Ogre of Athens (1956) - 7/10
22. Still Life (1974) - 7/10
23. Taste of Fear (1961) - 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 72aicm » January 11th, 2020, 11:06 pm

043. #457 L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)
044. #478 Hao nan hao nu (1995)
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#128 La religieuse (1966)
#215 World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)
#236 City of Hope (1991)
#335 Poesía sin fin (2016)
#336 Jusqu'à la garde (2017) (added to my list)
#340 Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
#384 Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (1972) (added to my list)
#398 Metro Manila (2013) (added to my list)
#405 Lawn Dogs (1997) (added to my list)
#419 Khrustalyov, mashinu! (1998)
#421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
#430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
#434 The Visit (1964) (added to my list)
#450 Krug vtoroy (1990)
#457 L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)
#462 The Good Fairy (1935)
#466 Estate violenta (1959)
#467 The Bedford Incident (1965)
#468 A tanú (1969)
#478 Hao nan hao nu (1995)
#484 Todake no kyôdai (1941)
#497 Essai d'ouverture (1988) (added to my list)
#517 Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969) (added to my list)
#594 Queimada (1969)
#597 Je rentre à la maison (2001)
#598 Feng gui lai de ren (1983)
#623 Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (2014)
#629 Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
#698 Mababangong Bangungot (1977)
#701 Balada o siedmich obesených (1968)
#710 Bleak Moments (1971)
#718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
#720 Geu-hu (2017)
#737 Sürü (1978)
#779 The Time that Remains (2009)
#813 Feng yue (1996)
#847 Al-ard (1970)
#875 Outrage (1950)
#918 Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Hae-won (2013)
#930 Student Bodies (1981)
#936 Les raisins de la mort (1978)
#957 Nan va Koutcheh (1970)
#997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list)

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Post by funkybusiness » January 12th, 2020, 1:20 am

hi.

001-013. #914. Hollywood (1980, Kevin Brownlow)
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001-013. #914. Hollywood (1980, Kevin Brownlow)

Beginning of challenge, 500<400: 103/500, ranked #193

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Post by sol » January 12th, 2020, 5:57 am

Uncut GemsShow
1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)
14. Pushover (1954)
15. Eye of the Needle (1981)

16. Tall in the Saddle (1944)

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The plot here is arguably more complex than the average western of its era with murder and a sought-after inheritance, though most of this feels at soap opera level with some over-the-top supporting performances. A tomboyish Ella Raines is nicely cast though as one of two potential love interests for John Wayne; their first scene together is remarkably intense. George 'Gabby' Hayes is also as fun as ever as a cantankerous drunkard companion.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? Probably not.
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Post by allisoncm » January 12th, 2020, 8:39 am

1.No Name on the Bullet (1959) 6/10

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Post by sol » January 12th, 2020, 9:44 am

Uncut GemsShow
1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)
14. Pushover (1954)
15. Eye of the Needle (1981)
16. Tall in the Saddle (1944)

17. The Pasty (1928)

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This silent comedy is a tad slow to warm up, but from the moment Marion Davis becomes set on achieving a personality, it rarely lets up with a very funny middle section in which her family thinks that she has lost her mind; Marie Dressler (as her mother; see above) has some especially funny facial reactions. The dénouement is a little weak, but the final few shots offer a charming final note. Director King Vidor visualises things very well too.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? It's very tempting; will probably hit 400 checks by September though.
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Post by hurluberlu » January 12th, 2020, 10:06 am

10. Mister Designer / Gospodin oformitel (Oleg Teptsov, 1987) [#630] 7+

<3 1<><><><4<><>Show
1. Schalcken the Painter (Leslie Megahey, 1979) [#759] 7
2. Shorts
[23mins] World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Don Hertzfeldt, 2017) [#215] 7-
[38mins] The Signalman (Lawrence Gordon Clark, 1976) [#211] 6+
3. The League of Gentlemen (Basil Dearden, 1960) [#929] 6-
4. Macunaima (Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, 1969) [#820] 8+
5. This Transient Lie / Mujô (Akio Jissoji, 1970) [#75] 8-
6. Le Pont du Nord (Jacques Rivette, 1981) [#225] 6+
7. Birds, Orphans and Fools / Vtáckovia, siroty a blázni (Juraj Jakubisko, 1969) [#647] 6
8. Five Dedicated to Ozu (Abbas Kiarostami, 2003) [#381] 5
9. Case for a Rookie Hangman / Prípad pro zacínajícího kata (Pavel Jurácek, 1970) [#424] 7
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#104

Post by flavo5000 » January 12th, 2020, 1:22 pm

3. Macario (1960) #35
4. Kdo chce zabít Jessii? (1966) #453
5. L'ange (1982) #184
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1. Zítra vstanu a oparím se cajem (1977) #281
2. Himiko (1974) #129
3. Macario (1960) #35
4. Kdo chce zabít Jessii? (1966) #453
5. L'ange (1982) #184

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Post by Traveller » January 12th, 2020, 5:06 pm

24. Black Harvest (1992) - 6/10
25. Eden and After (1970) - 8/10
Added to my list.
26. Twilight (1990) - 9/10
Wow… - new favorite and added to my list.
27. Larks on a String (1990) - 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 72aicm » January 12th, 2020, 8:03 pm

045. #374 Ochazuke no aji (1952)
046. #494 Sho o suteyo machi e deyou (1971)
047. #501 Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
048. #595 Une chambre en ville (1982)
049. #674 Der Fan (1982) (added to my list)
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#128 La religieuse (1966)
#215 World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)
#236 City of Hope (1991)
#335 Poesía sin fin (2016)
#336 Jusqu'à la garde (2017) (added to my list)
#340 Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
#374 Ochazuke no aji (1952)
#384 Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (1972) (added to my list)
#398 Metro Manila (2013) (added to my list)
#405 Lawn Dogs (1997) (added to my list)
#419 Khrustalyov, mashinu! (1998)
#421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
#430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
#434 The Visit (1964) (added to my list)
#450 Krug vtoroy (1990)
#457 L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)
#462 The Good Fairy (1935)
#466 Estate violenta (1959)
#467 The Bedford Incident (1965)
#468 A tanú (1969)
#478 Hao nan hao nu (1995)
#484 Todake no kyôdai (1941)
#494 Sho o suteyo machi e deyou (1971)
#497 Essai d'ouverture (1988) (added to my list)
#501 Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
#517 Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969) (added to my list)
#594 Queimada (1969)
#595 Une chambre en ville (1982)
#597 Je rentre à la maison (2001)
#598 Feng gui lai de ren (1983)
#623 Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (2014)
#629 Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
#674 Der Fan (1982) (added to my list)
#698 Mababangong Bangungot (1977)
#701 Balada o siedmich obesených (1968)
#710 Bleak Moments (1971)
#718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
#720 Geu-hu (2017)
#737 Sürü (1978)
#779 The Time that Remains (2009)
#813 Feng yue (1996)
#847 Al-ard (1970)
#875 Outrage (1950)
#918 Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Hae-won (2013)
#930 Student Bodies (1981)
#936 Les raisins de la mort (1978)
#957 Nan va Koutcheh (1970)
#997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list)

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Post by sol » January 13th, 2020, 4:16 am

Uncut GemsShow
1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)
14. Pushover (1954)
15. Eye of the Needle (1981)
16. Tall in the Saddle (1944)
17. The Pasty (1928)

18. Suburbia. (1983)

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Opening with a shocking scene in which a toddler is mauled to death by a wild dog at night, Suburbia feels more like a horror film than a human drama to begin with - and perhaps aptly so. The conditions that some of the teens have fled from are quite horrific, while their newfound life is no picnic either, victimised by the local adults in the area. That said, the teens get up to a bit too much mischief to really be likeable. Haunting ending though.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? Yes - but in the bottom quarter of my list.
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Post by cinephage » January 13th, 2020, 11:38 am

Le grand jeu, by Jacques Feyder (1934) 6/10

My bad, it was on my 1000<400 watchlist for so long I didn't notice it had been removed since... :lol: I'm mentionning it, since I watched it for the challenge, but it certainly doesn't count, though... :P
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01. #253 - Zert, by Jaromil Jires (1969) 7,5/10
02. #4 - Happy end, by Oldrich Lipsky (1967) 7,5/10
03. #315. The Damned, by Joseph Losey (1962) 8/10

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Post by blueboybob » January 13th, 2020, 1:17 pm

10. Cavalo Dinheiro (2014)
11. La caza (1966)
12. Une chambre en ville (1982)
13. Chiyari Fuji (1955)
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Post by sol » January 13th, 2020, 3:42 pm

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1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)
14. Pushover (1954)
15. Eye of the Needle (1981)
16. Tall in the Saddle (1944)
17. The Pasty (1928)
18. Suburbia. (1983)

19. Too Late for Tears (1949)

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Lizabeth Scott is stunning throughout as the greedy femme fatale protagonist here with high hopes of realising a childhood dream of being better "than the Joneses". Soon entering the picture, an equally cunning Dan Duryea matches her every step of the way as the desperate criminal after Scott's stolen money. Alas, the middle of the picture drags, introducing and spending too much time on other characters, but the final twenty or so minutes are great.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? I would love to, but the film has now passed the 400 check threshold.
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Post by Traveller » January 13th, 2020, 4:54 pm

28. The Mummy (1969) - 7/10
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Post by AB537 » January 13th, 2020, 7:23 pm

3. #102 - Tiger Bay (J. Lee Thompson, 1959) 7/10
4. #82 - La main du diable - Carnival of Sinners (Maurice Tourneur, 1943) 7.5/10
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Post by 72aicm » January 13th, 2020, 7:50 pm

050-052. #471 Nárcisz és Psyché (1980)
053. #822 22 mei (2010) (added to my list)
768/1000Show
#128 La religieuse (1966)
#215 World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)
#236 City of Hope (1991)
#335 Poesía sin fin (2016)
#336 Jusqu'à la garde (2017) (added to my list)
#340 Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
#374 Ochazuke no aji (1952)
#384 Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (1972) (added to my list)
#398 Metro Manila (2013) (added to my list)
#405 Lawn Dogs (1997) (added to my list)
#419 Khrustalyov, mashinu! (1998)
#421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
#430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
#434 The Visit (1964) (added to my list)
#450 Krug vtoroy (1990)
#457 L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)
#462 The Good Fairy (1935)
#466 Estate violenta (1959)
#467 The Bedford Incident (1965)
#468 A tanú (1969)
#471 Nárcisz és Psyché (1980)
#478 Hao nan hao nu (1995)
#484 Todake no kyôdai (1941)
#494 Sho o suteyo machi e deyou (1971)
#497 Essai d'ouverture (1988) (added to my list)
#501 Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
#517 Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969) (added to my list)
#594 Queimada (1969)
#595 Une chambre en ville (1982)
#597 Je rentre à la maison (2001)
#598 Feng gui lai de ren (1983)
#623 Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (2014)
#629 Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
#674 Der Fan (1982) (added to my list)
#698 Mababangong Bangungot (1977)
#701 Balada o siedmich obesených (1968)
#710 Bleak Moments (1971)
#718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
#720 Geu-hu (2017)
#737 Sürü (1978)
#779 The Time that Remains (2009)
#813 Feng yue (1996)
#822 22 mei (2010) (added to my list)
#847 Al-ard (1970)
#875 Outrage (1950)
#918 Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Hae-won (2013)
#930 Student Bodies (1981)
#936 Les raisins de la mort (1978)
#957 Nan va Koutcheh (1970)
#997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list)

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Post by blueboybob » January 13th, 2020, 9:11 pm

14. City of Hope (1991)

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Post by sol » January 14th, 2020, 11:33 am

Uncut GemsShow
1. One Point O (2004)
2. Girlfriends (1978)
3. Meantime (1983)
4. 4 Little Girls (1997)
5. Lean on Pete (2017)
6. Plunder Road (1957)
7. The Balkan Spy (1984)
8. Storm Warning. (1951)
9. The Last Wagon (1956)
10. Ogre of Athens (1956)
11. Mysterious Island (1961)
12. Mea Maxima Culpa (2012)
13. Popcorn. (1991)
14. Pushover (1954)
15. Eye of the Needle (1981)
16. Tall in the Saddle (1944)
17. The Pasty (1928)
18. Suburbia. (1983)
19. Too Late for Tears (1949)

20. Ladybird, Ladybird (1994)

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While not playing a very likeable character with her quick temper and penchant for profanity, Crissy Rock provides a powerful central performance here as a woman wronged by a system meant to protect her. Vladimir Vega is also solid as her new lover and the film mostly works on account of their performances. The portrayal of Social Services as thoroughly incompetent did not quite feel right to me though and I disliked the title card ending.

Will I be adding this film to my 500<400 list? It's tempting. Not an enjoyable film by any stretch but solid as usual for Ken Loach.
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Post by blueboybob » January 14th, 2020, 12:54 pm

15. Le clair de terre (1970)
16. Cluny Brown (1946)
17. A Comédia de Deus (1995)
18. Les croix de bois (1932)

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Post by Traveller » January 14th, 2020, 4:40 pm

29. Le Pont du Nord (1981) - 4/10
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Post by AB537 » January 14th, 2020, 4:52 pm

5. #845 - Alamar (Pedro Gonzalez Rubio, 2009) 6/10

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Post by jeroeno » January 14th, 2020, 7:34 pm

27. #306 - Dáblova past (1962)
28. #50 - Alexandre le bienheureux (1968)
29. #466 - Estate violenta (1959)

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Post by 72aicm » January 14th, 2020, 10:03 pm

054. #441 Lili (1953)
055. #503 Le monde vivant (2003) (added to my list)
056. #506 What Happened Was... (1994)
057. #546 Kyôshin (2006)
058. #640 La última cena (1976)
773/1000Show
#128 La religieuse (1966)
#215 World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)
#236 City of Hope (1991)
#335 Poesía sin fin (2016)
#336 Jusqu'à la garde (2017) (added to my list)
#340 Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
#374 Ochazuke no aji (1952)
#384 Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (1972) (added to my list)
#398 Metro Manila (2013) (added to my list)
#405 Lawn Dogs (1997) (added to my list)
#419 Khrustalyov, mashinu! (1998)
#421 À l'ombre de la canaille bleue (1986)
#430 It’s Love I’m After (1937)
#434 The Visit (1964) (added to my list)
#441 Lili (1953)
#450 Krug vtoroy (1990)
#457 L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)
#462 The Good Fairy (1935)
#466 Estate violenta (1959)
#467 The Bedford Incident (1965)
#468 A tanú (1969)
#471 Nárcisz és Psyché (1980)
#478 Hao nan hao nu (1995)
#484 Todake no kyôdai (1941)
#494 Sho o suteyo machi e deyou (1971)
#497 Essai d'ouverture (1988) (added to my list)
#501 Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
#503 Le monde vivant (2003) (added to my list)
#506 What Happened Was... (1994)
#517 Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969) (added to my list)
#546 Kyôshin (2006)
#594 Queimada (1969)
#595 Une chambre en ville (1982)
#597 Je rentre à la maison (2001)
#598 Feng gui lai de ren (1983)
#623 Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (2014)
#629 Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
#640 La última cena (1976)
#674 Der Fan (1982) (added to my list)
#698 Mababangong Bangungot (1977)
#701 Balada o siedmich obesených (1968)
#710 Bleak Moments (1971)
#718 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012) (added to my list)
#720 Geu-hu (2017)
#737 Sürü (1978)
#779 The Time that Remains (2009)
#813 Feng yue (1996)
#822 22 mei (2010) (added to my list)
#847 Al-ard (1970)
#875 Outrage (1950)
#918 Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Hae-won (2013)
#930 Student Bodies (1981)
#936 Les raisins de la mort (1978)
#957 Nan va Koutcheh (1970)
#997 Vinyan (2008) (added to my list)

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