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<400 Checks Challenge (Official, August 2020)

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Post by ororama » August 23rd, 2020, 1:10 pm

27. The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984) 14 min. 192 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087016/
Rehearsals for Extinct Anatomies (1988) 14 min. 133 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095968/
I Love a Parade (1932) * 7 min. 48 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023043/
Ride Him, Bosko! (1932) * 7 min. 49 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023397/
Sitara: Let Girls Dream (2019) * 16 min. 11 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11064862/
Mungesa/ Lack (2015) * 5 min. 1 check https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4576282/


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1. Cinderfella (1960) * 88 min. 204 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053716/
2. The Night Stalker (1972) * 75 min. 313 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067490/
3. The Night Strangler (1973) * 90 min. 104 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069002/
4. Pays de cocagneLand of Milk and Honey (1971) * 75 min. 142 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0258013/
5. Little Songs of the Chief Officer of Hunar Louse, or This Unnamable Little Broom (1985) 11 min. 133 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082335/
Silent (2014) * 2 min.  61 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3583608/
George's Date (2005) * 1 min. 5 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0464965/
PaukThe Spider (1970) * 9 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6577624/
RüblikA Romper (1975) * 10 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1075392/
Le silence sous l'écorceThe Silence Beneath the Bark (2010) * 11 min. 61 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714674/
PartirLeaving (2012) * 3 min. 2 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5915006/
Rice and Matchsticks (2015) * 9 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3717250/
Less Than Human (2017) * 6 min. 17 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6557516/
6. The Mole People (1956) * 77 min. 208 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049516/
7. The Delinquents (1957) * 72 min. 87 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050302/
8. Krótki dzien pracy / Short Working Day (1981) * 73 min. 30 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082631/
9. Der Wald vor lauter BäumenThe Forest for the Trees (2003) 80 min. 151 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt038686/
10. Qiu XiaChelsia My Love (1976) * 100 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1626646/
11. Di er dao cai hongRainbow in My Heart (1977) * 84 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0367654/
12. L'Eden et aprèsEden and After (1970) * 98 min. 284 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067040/
13. N. a pris les dés... / N. Took the Dice (1971) * 79 min. 50 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067469/
14. The Bloody Judge (1970) * 103 min. 53 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064727/
15. L'ultimo treno della notte / Last Stop on the Night Train (1975) * 94 min. 217 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073836/
16. Zankoku ijô gyakutai monogatari: Genroku onna keizuOrgies of Edo (1969) * 94 min. 24 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0143010/
17. Götter der PestGods of the Plague (1970) 91 min. 277 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065808/
18. San De huo shang yu Chong Mi LiuIron Fisted Monk (1977) 89 min. 49 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076659/
19. Erotango (2014) * 7 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4261544/
Adelante (Forward) (2012) * 3 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4270614/
Les dents du singeMonkey's Teeth (1961) 14 min. 76 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0309506/
Les temps mortsDead Times (1965) 10 min. 115 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0294959/
Abismo (Abyss) (2014) * 1 min. 2 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5836842/
Pegar un OjoSleep a Wink (2014) * 2 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4361182/
ExpiaciónAtonement (2017) * 1 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8141418/
60 Segundos de Oscuridad60 Seconds Of Darkness (2017) * 5 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8141404/
Simón DiceSimon Says (2017) * 1 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8141426/
Veo Veo (I Spy) (2019) * 1 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10378608/
Seven Boats (2014) * 10 min. 4 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3847428/
Hra s kamenyA Game with Stones (1967) 9 min. 253 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059746/
20. Wolkenbruchs wunderliche Reise in die Arme einer SchickseThe Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018) * 94 min. 54 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4766630/
21. Warum läuft Herr R. AmokWhy Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970) * 88 min. 386 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066546/
22. You Never Know Women (1926) * 72 min. 14 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017584/
23. Les Démoniaques (1974) * 100 min. 95 checks   https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070013/
24. Frisco Jenny (1932) * 71 min. 137 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022775/
25. Being Caribou (2004) * 72 min.  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468452/
26.Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana EdgaraThe Last Trick of Mr. Schwarcewallde and Mr. Edgar (1964) 11 min. 214 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058486/
Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll (1965) 9 min. 184 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059335/
In the Tall Grass (2014) * 8 min. 5 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3966792/
Moonlight for Two (1932) * 7 min. 51 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023237/
RakvickarnaPunch and Judy (1966) 10 min. 240 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060883/
Et Cetera (1967) 7 min. 226 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060383/
Historia Naturae, Suita (1967) 9 min. 194 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061766/

*First time viewing.

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#522

Post by OldAle1 » August 23rd, 2020, 1:14 pm

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1. Bloody Mama (Roger Corman, 1970) 333 checks
2. Gas-s-s-s aka Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (Roger Corman, 1970) 141 checks
3. Von Richthofen and Brown (Roger Corman, 1971) 41 checks
4. Breaker! Breaker! (Don Hulette, 1977) 258 checks
5. Out of Print (Julia Marchese, 2014) 32 checks
6. La vérité / The Truth (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1960) 384 checks
7. Yôtô monogatari: hana no Yoshiwara hyakunin-giri / Killing in Yoshiwara / Hero of the Red Light District (Tomu Uchida, 1960) 53 checks
8. Musume tsuma haha / Daughter, Wife, Mother (Mikio Naruse, 1960) 44 checks
9. Macario (Roberto Gavaldón, 1960) 297 checks
10. MISC SHORTS 6 + 12 + 29 + 6 + 9 = 62 minutes

a) Mouse and Garden (Friz Freleng, 1960) 81 checks
b) Présentation ou Charlotte et son steak (Éric Rohmer, 1960) 207 checks
c) Universe (Roman Kroitor/Colin Low, 1960) 56 checks
d) Hyde and Go Tweet (Friz Freleng, 1960) 67 checks
e) The Stunt Double (Damian Chazelle, 2020) 3 checks

sci-fi in the 70s, German-style

11. Eolomea (Hermann Zschoche, 1972) 46 checks
12. Im Staub der Sterne / In the Dust of the Stars (Gottfried Kolditz, 1976) 27 checks
13. Operation Ganymed (Rainer Erler, 1977) 13 checks
more German speculative fictions

14. Traumstadt / Dream City (Johannes Schaaf, 1973) 23 checks

I've known about this film for quite a few years - ran across an image from it somewhere, and the title has a strong appeal, so I was really looking forward to this. And for the first third of the film or so my anticipations of a film of weirdness and unease - a couple, bored of the daily urban world take advantage of a mysterious letter and journey to an obscure and hidden small city that seems right out of the medieval world, but that is promised to be the answer to their (or anyone's) dreams. But after the couple is in the city and have their first few weird little adventures - they can't find the guy who invited them, they briefly lose each other, etc, it settles into a fairly dark and pessimistic nightmare which interested me much less. Not that nightmares are uninteresting generally, but this just seemed rather pedestrian in execution in the final summary, leading to an inevitable apocalyptic ending that I just didn't care about. Overall still worth seeing I think but rather a disappointment given my high expectations.

15. Das Millionenspiel / The Millions Game (Tom Toelle, 1970) 55 checks

Also a film I've known about and wanted to see for years, in contrast to Traumstadt this is a work that from the very get-go shows it's genre and narrative references to older works, never really pretends any originality in theme or purpose, but ends up very enjoyable for it's particular way of working out the old hoary ideas. And you can sum it all up pretty simply - it's the old "most dangerous game" idea of man being hunted by men, with a 60s-70s media overlay - see also Elio Petri's 1965 La decima vittima for a pretty clear analog. Essentially we have a man (Jörg Pleva, mostly a TV actor who I didn't know, quite fine here) spending the whole time running for his life, trying to make it to the end of a week alive and win the grand prize of a million marks. And alongside this we watch the TV crews filming him and his would-be killers, and the general public and their fascination or revulsion with the concept - mostly the former, sadly. While this does have a fair bit to say about the media's role in sensationalizing crime and human misery - see Paul Verhoeven's later work for another take on similar ideas - it also works just as a pure thriller and it's pretty consistently involving throughout.

Iranian obscurities

16. Ghahremanan / The Invincible Six (Jean Negulesco, 1970) 3 checks

A year ago for the Iranian challenge I watched the 1978 Caravans, produced just before the revolution, and stated that it was the only true US-Iranian co-production - as far as I knew. Well, now I know better, because here's another. And maybe there are more, but I don't know an easy way to search for them. At any rate while this is listed as being based on a novel called "The Heroes of Yucca" - a pretty damn obscure book that is long out of print from equally obscure writer Michael Barrett - it might as well be called "The Magnificent Six" as it's really another take on Kurosawa's 1954 samurai classic, and John Sturges' 1960 western almost-classic, this time set in a small Iranian town suffering under the regular attacks of a horde of bandits led by the rather un-Iranian Jim Mitchum. A disparate group of Americans, Brits, Germans and one Iranian (the inevitable Behrouz Vossoughi) comes together while on the run from various crimes or traumas (the beginning involves an attempt by three of the men to steal the Iranian crown jewels) and eventually decide to help out the town, even if there's no gold at the end of the dusty rainbow. There's also Elke Summer on hand as the standard love/sex interest who may or may not be actually working for Mitchum. Disposable 70s action fare basically but enjoyable for the exotic location and the cast, which also includes Stewart Whitman and Curd Jürgens as a "doctor" with a satchel full of lockpicking tools.

17. Marg dar baran / Death in the Rain (Samuel Khachikian, 1975) 2 checks

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This is the third Khachikian film I've seen in as many years - out of the 35 features he's listed as having directed on IMDb. While I haven't loved any of them, they've all been fascinating and different from pretty much any other Iranian films I've seen, so tracking down the other 32 - and hopefully better copies of the ones I've already seen - may well become a hopeless obsession for me. Like 1961's Faryade nimeshab / The Midnight Terror, this is kind of a noir-action film, in which a young criminal is betrayed by the leader of his gang, resulting in his wife's death, and spends the rest of the film trying to wreak vengeance on the whole gang. It was actually a bunch of trailers for Khachikian films which I got somewhere years ago that stoked my interest, with this one being the most crazy, full of beautiful and scantily-clad women (including a belly dancing sequence), a variety of cool locations for action sequences (a chase in a swamp culminating in a thrown scythe into the back of a running villain, a desolate ruin, a rain-soaked parking garage, a muddy hillside) and tough guys with big mustaches and puffed-up hair, bell bottoms, and lots of aggressive macho behavior that could easily come straight out of a Charles Bronson film from the era; this is one case where the film lived up to the trailer. Well, mostly - the poor YouTube print and sometimes scant subs make any final assessment impossible. But lots of fun, and after three films I think calling him the Iranian Sam Fuller isn't so far off the mark. The hunt continues...

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Post by flavo5000 » August 23rd, 2020, 1:27 pm

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148. To the Devil a Daughter (1976) Checks: 252
A pretty mediocre Hammer effort that feels curiously lifeless much of the time. Christopher Lee gives it his all as usual, but Richard Widmark doesn't seem terribly vested in the material.

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149a. GraceLand (2020) Checks: 1
149b. Scared Shrekless (2010) Checks: 215
149c. My Friend Lisa (2017) Checks: 1
149d. The Maltese Cross Movement (1967) Checks: 36
Graceland was a short from the Bentonville Film Festival starring Anna Camp as a mother of a daughter who suddenly decides to identify as Elvis Presley. It's a little absurdist and cute but also feels heavy-handed with its ultimate message. Sacred Shrekless is considerably better than Shrek's Thrilling Tales in that it actually has some genuine scares for the kids plus Kristen Schaal as the gingerbread man's wife is a nice bonus. My Friend Lisa is a middling horror short that was included as an extra on the Larraz double feature blu-ray for reasons unknown. The Maltese Cross Movement was an interesting abstract short with some neat animation.

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150. Son of Dracula (1974) Checks: 14
Hm...Well, here we have Harry Nilsson as the titular progeny of the notorious count who is slated to take over the throne of vampiric delights, shepherded along by Merlin the magician, played by Ringo Starr, but falls in love with a human woman which throws a kink in the plans of all involved. The tone is strange here. I think it's supposed to be a comedy but there are few even attempted jokes that I could find. Tthe only thing that got a chuckle out of me involved Nilsson wandering the streets at night and coming across a record stored that displayed his Son of Schmilsson album in the window (which features Nilsson in a vampire costume and probably inspired this movie's existence). He just gets a puzzled look on his face and glances around to see if someone's watching him. It also seems to want to act as a musical, showcasing some of Nilsson's great songs, but the musical numbers aren't frequent enough to delight from that standpoint. I think the filmmakers probably started with a premise and cast before even deciding what the audience was for the film and then never bothering to figure it out as they made it.

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151. Korol Lir a.k.a. King Lear (1971) Checks: 266
One of the better Shakespearan adaptations I've seen, particularly from a cinematography standpoint. The stark black & white imagery is beautiful to behold. The acting also has a raw, emotional quality that works to the film's advantage as well.
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1. Iracema - Uma Transa Amazônica (1975) Checks: 136
2. Meteor (1979) Checks: 255
3. Le fond de l'air est rouge a.k.a. A Grin Without A Cat (1977) Checks: 339
4. Furcht a.k.a. Fear (1917) Checks: 57
5. Hokkyoku no Mushika Mishika a.k.a. The Adventures of the Polar Cubs (1979) Checks: 2
6. Pays de cocagne a.k.a. Land of Milk & Honey (1971) Checks: 142
7. Tiger by the Tail (1970) Checks: 2
8. The Curse of Doctor Wolffenstein (2015) Checks: 3
9. Rejs a.k.a. The Cruise (1970) Checks: 215
10a. Star Garden (1974) Checks: 322
10b. Come Dancing (1971) Checks: 26
10c. A Recollection... Hanging Rock 1900 (1975) Checks: 1
11. La coda dello scorpione a.k.a. The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971) Checks: 171
12. Homesdale (1971) Checks: 29
13. Sennentuntschi (2010) Checks: 114
14. The Internecine Project (1974) Checks: 29
15. The Incredible Melting Man (1977) Checks: 281
16. Vem var Dracula? a.k.a. In Search of Dracula (1975) Checks: 16
17. Les amis (1971) Checks: 26
18. Sürü a.k.a. The Herd (1978) Checks: 333
19. Kindaichi Kosuke no boken a.k.a. The Adventures of Kosuke Kindaichi (1979) Checks: 8
20. Stone Cold Dead (1979) Checks: 15
21. Der heilige Berg a.k.a. The Holy Mountain (1926) Checks: 229
22. The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976) Checks: 156
23. Fårö dokument (1970) Checks: 61
24. Fårö-dokument 1979 (1979) Checks: 68
25. Slaughter (1972) Checks: 66
26. Robot Taekwon V (1976) Checks: 3
27. Hintertreppe (1921) Checks: 68
28. El retorno de Walpurgis a.k.a. Curse of the Devil (1973) Checks: 119
29. Abhimaan (1973) Checks: 284
30. Gozaresh a.k.a. The Report (1977) Checks: 127
31. The World Beyond (1978) Checks: 7
32. The Hart of London (1970) Checks: 270
33. Maîtresse (1976) Checks: 319
34. Violent Shit: The Movie (2015) Checks: 9
35. Executive Action (1973) Checks: 128
36. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1978) Checks: 178
37. Supermen dönüyor a.k.a. Return of Superman (1979) Checks: 42
38. O lipotaktis a.k.a. The Deserter (1970) Checks: 3
39. A Thief in the Night (1972) Checks: 32
40. Seven (1979) Checks: 19
41. The Burning Moon (1992) Checks: 61
42. Canoa (1976) Checks: 198
43. Mädchen im Nachtverkehr a.k.a. Girls in Night Traffic (1976) Checks: 11
44. Free to Be... You & Me (1974) Checks: 15
45. Chi l'ha vista morire? a.k.a. Who Saw Her Die? (1972) Checks: 233
46. The Epic That Never Was (1965) Checks: 22
47. Lin Shi Rong a.k.a. The Magnificent Butcker (1979) Checks: 355
48. Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga a.k.a. Gamera vs. Jiger (1970) Checks: 70
49. Play for Today: Robin Redbreast (1970) Checks: 20
50. The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979) Checks: 41
51. Figures in a Landscape (1970) Checks: 101
52. A Tattered Web (1971) Checks: 3
53. Angels Die Hard (1970) Checks: 4
54. Xing xing wang a.k.a. The Mighty Peking Man (1977) Checks: 126
55. L'araignée d'eau a.k.a. The Water Spider (1971) Checks: 6
56. La porta sul buio: Il vicino di casa a.k.a. Doors of Darkness: The Neighbor (1973) Checks: 9
57-58. Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) Checks: 46
59. Maidstone (1970) Checks: 64
60. Masks (2011) Checks: 46
61. I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973) Checks: 3
62. Von Richthofen and Brown (1971) Checks: 42
63. The Planters (2019) Checks: 1
64. The Norliss Tapes (1973) Checks: 36
65. Hell a.k.a. Apocalypse (2011) Checks: 303
66. Anomalo fortio a.k.a. Dangerous Cargo (1977) Checks: 4
67. The White Buffalo (1977) Checks: 132
68. Mame (1974) Checks: 134
69. The Premonition (1976) Checks: 47
70. Yek Etefagh sadeh a.k.a. A Simple Event (1974) Checks: 132
71. Ban jin ba liang a.k.a. The Private Eyes (1974) Checks: 135
72. Blaise Pascal (1972) Checks: 135
73. Alambrista! (1977) Checks: 198
74. Keepers of the Magic (2016) Checks: 4
75. Hagazussa (2017) Checks: 165
76. Interferenz (2014) Checks: 2
77. Beton (2011) Checks: 1
78. Tatsu no ko Tarô a.k.a. Taro the Dragon Boy (1979) Checks: 53
79. My Darling Vivian (2020) Checks: 8
80. Pure S (1975) Checks: 26
81. Os Inconfidentes a.k.a. The Conspirators (1972) Checks: 56
82a. Children of the Fields (1973) Checks: 6
82b. A Linguagem da Persuasão (1970) Checks: 11
82c. O Aleijadinho (1978) Checks: 13
83. Who? (1973) Checks: 30
84. Hell's Bloody Devils (1970) Checks: 13
85. Carcinoma (2014) Checks: 3
86. The Stud (1978) Checks: 44
87. Quadroon (1971) Checks: 4
88. Misbehaviour (2020) Checks: 55
89. Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977) Checks: 50
90. La porta sul buio: La bambola a.k.a. Doors of Darkness: The Dolls (1973) Checks: 9
91. Pink Narcissus (1971) Checks: 245
92. Un'ombra nell'ombra a.k.a. Ring of Darkness a.k.a. Satan's Wife (1979) Checks: 12
93. China Girl (1975) Checks: 6
94. Black Love (1971) Checks: 16
95. Erotic Point of View (1974) Checks: 4
96. Homer... The Late Comer (1970) Checks: 2
97. La morte risale a ieri sera a.k.a. Death Took Place Last Night (1970) Checks: 32
98. The Plumber (1979) Checks: 212
99. How much Wood would a Woodchuck chuck... - Beobachtungen zu einer neuen Sprache (1976) Checks: 220
100. Uchû senkan Yamato a.k.a. Space Battleship Yamato (1977) Checks: 9
101. Gyeoulyeoja a.k.a. Winter Woman (1977) Checks: 24
102a. The Blessing (2019) Checks: 1
102b. To Be with You (2019) Checks: 1
102c. Stucco (2019) Checks: 8
102d. Girl Acrobatics (1971) Checks: 2
102e. Adullam (2020) Checks: 1
103. Nuits rouges a.k.a. Shadowman (1974) Checks: 124
104. La orgía de los muertos a.k.a. The Hanging Woman (1973) Checks: 29
105. Moonwalk One (1971) Checks: 53
106. Vigilante Force (1976) Checks: 46
107. Die Erben a.k.a. The Inheritors (1983) Checks: 11
108. Mr. Horatio Knibbles (1971) Checks: 8
109. Definition Please (2020) Checks: 1
110. Criminally Insane (1975) Checks: 60
111a. Peege (1973) Checks: 87
111b. Harana (2020) Checks: 1
111c. I, an Actress (1977) Checks: 383
111d. Multiple SIDosis (1970) Checks: 356
112-113. Cartesius E1-2 (1974) Checks: 94
114. Die Farbe a.k.a. The Color Out of Space (2010) Checks: 57
115. Play for Today: Nuts in May (1976) Checks: 338
116. Through the Looking Glass (1976) Checks: 41
117. Furimukeba ai a.k.a. Take Me Away (1978) Checks: 4
118. Absolution (1978) Checks: 61
119. Blood Stalkers (1978) Checks: 17
120. Omnibus: Dance of the Seven Veils (1970) Checks: 13
121. Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989) Checks: 372
122. Disco Godfather (1979) Checks: 108
123. Dang kou tan a.k.a. The Bloody Fists (1972) Checks: 44
124. La porta sul buio: Testimone oculare a.k.a. Doors of Darkness: Eyewitness (1973) Checks: 21
125. Akai kami no onna a.k.a. The Woman with Red Hair (1979)
126. Demons of the Mind (1972) Checks: 90
127. Roma drogata: la polizia non può intervenire (1975) Checks: 8
128. Bunker of the Dead (2015) Checks: 15
129. Genèse d'un repas a.k.a. Origins of a Meal (1979) Checks: 49
130. Trouble Man (1972) Checks: 60
131. Satan's Children (1975) Checks: 28
132. Betrayal (1974) Checks: 1
133. Al-risâlah a.k.a. The Message (1976) Checks: 135
134. A Safe Place (1971) Checks: 266
135. Confessions of a Young American Housewife (1974) Checks: 23
136. Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970) Checks: 4
137. Sticenik a.k.a. Ward (1973) Checks: 20
138. Bombay to Goa (1972) Checks: 38
139a. Shrek's Thrilling Tales (2012) Checks: 25
139b. Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009) Checks: 159
140-144. Acht Stunden sind kein Tag a.k.a. Eight Hours Don't Make A Day (1972) E1-5 Checks: 74
145. Emma, puertas oscuras (1974) Checks: 6
146. Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977) Checks: 13
147. Hitler, ein Film aus Deutschland a.k.a. Hitler: A Film From Germany (1977) Checks: 315
148. To the Devil a Daughter (1976) Checks: 252
149a. GraceLand (2020) Checks: 1
149b. Scared Shrekless (2010) Checks: 215
149c. My Friend Lisa (2017) Checks: 1
149d. The Maltese Cross Movement (1967) Checks: 36
150. Son of Dracula (1974) Checks: 14
151. Korol Lir a.k.a. King Lear (1971) Checks: 266

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Post by blueboybob » August 23rd, 2020, 1:46 pm

142. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 10 (2009) - 1 Check
143. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 12 (2004) - 1 Check
144. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 2 (1992) - 1 Check
145. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 3 (1995) - 1 Check
146. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 4 (1998) - 1 Check
147. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 5 (2000) - 1 Check
148. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 6 (2001) - 1 Check
149. Die Unberührbare (2000) - 35 Checks
150. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 7 (2004) - 1 Check
151. Roy Stuart's Glimpse 8 (2007) - 1 Check
152. Vild på sex (1974) - 14 Checks
153. Le notti erotiche dei morti viventi (1980) - 68 Checks
154. Passe ton bac d'abord... (1978) - 198 Checks
155. Árvácska (1976) - 49 Checks
156. Jasper Mall (2020) - 10 Checks
157. AKA Jane Roe (2020) - 11 Checks
158. Cocksucker Blues (1972) - 168 Checks
159. Pollux et le chat bleu (1970) - 52 Checks
160. The Rental (2020) - 134 Checks
161. Black Is King (2020) - 50 Checks
162. Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo (2019) - 18 Checks
163. Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural (1973) - 219 Checks

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Post by sol » August 23rd, 2020, 2:44 pm

That's a lot of porn for one day, Bob. I don't know much about those Glimpse films but that what they seem to be according to a quick Google search. And here we were thinking that you were only watching films on Official toplists these days. :D
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Post by blueboybob » August 23rd, 2020, 4:43 pm

They are "experimental erotica" excuse you very much. ALso more than 1 day.

Also all terrible! Do not watch them.

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Post by OldAle1 » August 23rd, 2020, 5:45 pm

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1. Bloody Mama (Roger Corman, 1970) 333 checks
2. Gas-s-s-s aka Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (Roger Corman, 1970) 141 checks
3. Von Richthofen and Brown (Roger Corman, 1971) 41 checks
4. Breaker! Breaker! (Don Hulette, 1977) 258 checks
5. Out of Print (Julia Marchese, 2014) 32 checks
6. La vérité / The Truth (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1960) 384 checks
7. Yôtô monogatari: hana no Yoshiwara hyakunin-giri / Killing in Yoshiwara / Hero of the Red Light District (Tomu Uchida, 1960) 53 checks
8. Musume tsuma haha / Daughter, Wife, Mother (Mikio Naruse, 1960) 44 checks
9. Macario (Roberto Gavaldón, 1960) 297 checks
10. MISC SHORTS 6 + 12 + 29 + 6 + 9 = 62 minutes

a) Mouse and Garden (Friz Freleng, 1960) 81 checks
b) Présentation ou Charlotte et son steak (Éric Rohmer, 1960) 207 checks
c) Universe (Roman Kroitor/Colin Low, 1960) 56 checks
d) Hyde and Go Tweet (Friz Freleng, 1960) 67 checks
e) The Stunt Double (Damian Chazelle, 2020) 3 checks

sci-fi in the 70s, German-style

11. Eolomea (Hermann Zschoche, 1972) 46 checks
12. Im Staub der Sterne / In the Dust of the Stars (Gottfried Kolditz, 1976) 27 checks
13. Operation Ganymed (Rainer Erler, 1977) 13 checks

more German speculative fictions

14. Traumstadt / Dream City (Johannes Schaaf, 1973) 23 checks
15. Das Millionenspiel / The Millions Game (Tom Toelle, 1970) 55 checks

Iranian obscurities

16. Ghahremanan / The Invincible Six (Jean Negulesco, 1970) 3 checks
17. Marg dar baran / Death in the Rain (Samuel Khachikian, 1975) 2 checks
18. Apachen (Gottfried Kolditz, 1973) 15 checks

Lovely-looking 'scope western shot in Romania and Uzbekistan (I guess they don't have this mountain/desert terrain in East Germany) about Ulzana, the famous Apache chief whose life spanned most of the 19th century and who had been the subject of a prestige American western the previous year, Robert Aldrich's Ulzana's Raid. I haven't seen that film in a long, long time but I'm guessing it probably didn't have the most progressive attitude towards the Apaches - and even if it did, it's no surprise that an Eastern European film at this time would be produced as a corrective to the capitalist/white exploitation of the Americas. Of course having your Apaches all played by Europeans (Gojko Mitic, a Yugoslavian actor who also played in several of the West German-produced Winnetou films in the previous decade) casts a bit of doubt on the progressive agenda - by our standards today, at least. That's not the major problem here though - the major problem is that it's just at heart a very generic revenge story, with Ulzana leading a small band against the evil/greedy US Army and copper miners who have slaughtered most of his village after tricking them into their town under false pretenses. The action's pretty good - if as silly and over-the-top as in any spaghetti western - and it looks nice, but on the whole, ehh. There's a sequel called Ulzana from the next year but a quick search hasn't turned up an English-friendly copy, and I didn't like this enough that I really care.

19. Finalmente le mille e una notte / 1001 Nights of Pleasure (Antonio Margheriti, 1972) 8 checks

Two things I can always go for: Arabian nights stories, and Antonio Margheriti. So this should be a slam-bang hit but... what I didn't reckon with is that this is really a sex comedy rather than a fantasy-adventure. And such is not really my genre of choice - and I haven't seen Margheriti do anything quite like this before so I was a bit skeptical as this opened (it's clear right away that the emphasis is going to be on comedy, though the second part does have some fantasy elements). But I ended up having a good time, even if it wasn't exactly what I was looking for. We have a King or Caliph or Prince - I don't remember - who has taken a new bride, but who finds himself not up to the occasion of loving her properly. Nothing helps, but then he hits the idea of having dirty stories told to him - and if they don't excite him properly, the story-tellers will lose their head. Shades of Scheherazade. The first story involves a sultan who thinks he's the greatest lover around until his mirror tells him otherwise - finding the stud who's supposed to be better, he gives him tests which of course end in his own humiliation; the second is an Aladdin story, basically, with a rather funny homoerotic twist, and the wondrous Barbara Bouchet; and the third involves a princess who cannot be satisfied and executes all the men who fail her, but who eventually meets her match in an unexpected way. Overall it's lots of fun and ultimately a rather feminist take on some of these old sexy stories.

20. Summer in the City (1971) (re-watch) 34 checks

Wenders' first feature* and his first work with Müller, whose b/w 16mm images certainly contribute significantly to the cold, lonely, isolated feeling that the film conveys. It's all set in a very snowy winter in Munich and Berlin - the warm title comes from the hit 1966 Lovin' Spoonful song, which plays near the end - and it definitely conveys a feeling of low-key desperation and dreariness effectively, though that's about it. Lots of lovely tracking shots of the two wintry cities, which our protaganist Hanns (Hanns Zischer, also very early in what has been a long and distinguished career) moves through, talking mostly about music and movies with the women he stays with - essentially a low-rent grifter after being released from a short prison sentence, lamenting the closure of Kinos in Berlin, and dreaming of a New York that he cannot reach. I didn't remember that I'd seen this, and didn't have it checked or rated, but I did remember bits as I watched it, particularly Hanns' obsession with the Kinks and the Troggs, and some of those beautiful, aging 5- and 6-story 19th century apartment buildings. I think the first viewing was unsubbed, which probably accounts for how dim my memory is to some extent. There are loads of better films, particularly from this era from Germany and France, about existential loneliness and apathy, and I wouldn't really recommend this to anyone who isn't a big fan of the director, but the mood really worked on me, and the music's great. Weird use of post-dubbing throughout, not sure how much of this was intentional originally or mandated by very poor sound recording on set.

*IMDb lists a 1969 3-hour Kaspar Hauser with Wenders among 10 directors but I don't see anything significant about it anywhere else; I'm guessing it was an amateur/student project.

21. Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter / The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1972) (re-watch) 276 checks

Another of Wenders' frequent collaborators, composer Jürgen Knieper, shows up for the first time with his simple, evocative score for what almost feels like a bigger-budgeted, tighter, color remake of the previous film, though the screenplay is co-written by, and based on the novel by the same name by Peter Handke, also a longtime Wenders collaborator and future Nobel Prize winner and defender of dictators. Here in the typical loner-protagonist part we have Arthur Brauss - who bears a striking resemblance to the generation-younger Mads Mikkelsen at the same age - as Bloch, a football goalkeeper who misses an important save in a match and is suspended for a week, upon which he goes on a ramble, mostly by bus, of the country, early on hooking up with a cinema cashier and, apparently casually, strangling her. This doesn't seem to bother him, and despite occasional glances at newspapers and an awareness of cops, he just goes about his aimless way, drinking and getting in fights, and hitting on an old flame and a much younger hotel maid in one town, more or less at the same time. This definitely verges on nihilism, and now that I think of it, apart from the music what I remembered most about the film is arguing with friends over how the central act of violence is / is not dealt with in the film - something it's hard to imagine happening in such a way in a Hollywood production, then or at any time. But sadly, it feels very real, and we have evidence all around us of people with no consciences, no cares, no feelings, no understandings of the world - and no interest in any of them. A very, very bleak portrait of, even and indictment of, this kind of behavior.

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Post by hurluberlu » August 23rd, 2020, 6:28 pm

87. Avanti popolo (Rafi Bukai, 1986) [49 checks] 6
88. Le dossier 51 (Michel Deville, 1978) [133 checks] 7+
89. Muddy River / Doro no kawa (Kôhei Oguri, 1981) [371 checks] 7
90. These Final Hours (Zak Hilditch, 2013) [399 checks] 6+

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1. Dead Man's Letters / Pisma myortvogo cheloveka (Konstantin Lopushanskiy, 1986) [347 checks] [Rewatch] 8 (=)
2-4. Manuel on the Island of Wonders / Manoel dans l'île des merveilles (Raul Ruiz, 1984) [120 checks] 7+
5. Peckinpah Suite (Pedro González Bermúdez, 2019) [8 checks] 7-
6. Wallay (Berni Goldblat, 2017) [7 checks] 6+
7. Préjudice (Antoine Cuypers, 2015) [35 checks] 6-
8. QT8: The First Eight aka 21 Years: Quentin Tarantino (Tara Wood, 2019) [80 checks] 8
9. Le brio (Yvan Attal, 2017) [77 checks] 6
10. Auguste Escoffier ou la naissance de la gastronomie moderne (Olivier Julien, 2020) [1 check] 7
11. Justin de Marseille (Maurice Tourneur, 1935) [17 checks] 7
12. Lola Pater (Nadir Moknèche, 2017) [12 checks] 6+
13. Made in France (Nicolas Boukhrief, 2015) [48 checks] 5+
14. Il était une fois... "Faute d'amour" (Olivia Mokiejewski, 2019) [1 check] 7
15. Je ne sais pas si c'est tout le monde (Vincent Delerm, 2019) [1 check] 5
16. Memoir of War / La Douleur (Emmanuel Finkiel, 2017) [27 checks] 7+
17. Unrest (Philippe Grandrieux, 2017) [10 checks] 5+
18. Daïnah la métisse (Jean Grémillon, 1932) [58 checks] 7-
19. Fresh Bait / L'appât (Bertrand Tavernier, 1995) [165 checks] 6
20. Corporate (Nicolas Silhol, 2017) [26 checks] 5
21. Harmonium / Fuchi ni tatsu (Koji Fukada, 2016) [172 checks] 7-
22-25. The Middleman / L'agent immobilier (Shira Geffen, Etgar Keret, 2019) [1 check] 7+ (TV mini-series 4ep. x43mn)
26. Junun (Paul Thomas Anderson , 2015) [260 checks] 5+
27. The Workshop / L'atelier (Laurent Cantet, 2017) [77 checks] 6
28. The Prison / Peurizeun (Hyeon Na, 2017) [34 checks] 7-
29. To the Ends of the World / Les Confins du Monde (Guillaume Nicloux, 2019) [37 checks] 7+
30. Charlie Chan in London (Eugene Forde, 1934) [78 checks] 5
31. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (Roger Corman, 1967) [357 checks] 7
32. Nobody's business (Alan Berliner, 1996) [102 checks] 8
33. The Hot Rock (Peter Yates, 1972) [319 checks] 7-
34. The Invincibles / Die Sieger (Dominik Graf, 1994) [27 checks] 6+
35. A Second Chance / En chance til (Susanne Bier, 2014) [172 checks] 5
36. Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (Lynn Shores, 1940) [44 checks] 7
37. Wulu (Daouda Coulibaly, 2016) [39 checks] 7-
38. Jean Ziegler, the optimism of willpower (Nicolas Wadimoff, 2016) [4 checks] 5+
39. The Dead and the Others / Chuva É Cantoria Na Aldeia Dos Mortos (Renée Nader Messora, João Salaviza, 2018) [44 checks] 6
40. The Prisoner of Shark Island (John Ford, 1936) [386 checks] 6+
41. Woman at War / Kona fer í stríð (Benedikt Erlingsson, 2018) [274 checks] 7+
42. Black Widow (Nunnally Johnson, 1954) [39 checks] 5+
43. Another Reality (Noël Dernesch, Oliver Waldhauer, 2019) [1 check] 5
44. En bataille (Eve Duchemin, 2016) [1 check] 7
45. Maudie (Aisling Walsh, 2016) [363 checks] 6
46. The Fury of a Patient Man / Tarde para la ira (Raúl Arévalo, 2016) [342 checks] 6+
47. Rosemary / Das Mädchen Rosemarie (Rolf Thiele, 1958) [61 checks] 6
48. China Express / Goluboy ekspress (Ilya Trauberg, 1929) [15 checks] 7-
49. Delphine et Carole, insoumuses (Callisto McNulty, 2019) [12 checks] 7
50. Nothing More / Nada (Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti, 2001) [58 checks] 7-
51. The Young Girls Turn 25 / Les demoiselles ont eu 25 ans (Agnès Varda, 1993) [86 checks] 6
52. One Hundred Children Waiting for a Train / Cien niños esperando un tren (Ignacio Agüero, 1988) [147 checks] 7-
53. La flaca Alejandra (Carmen Castillo, Guy Girard, 1994) [33 checks] 8-
54. Demain (Mélanie Laurent, Cyril Dion, 2015) [179 checks] 7-
55. 1/3 des yeux (Olivier Zabat, 2004) [11 checks] 6
56. 72mins shorts from Philip S. Solomon
Nocturne (1980) [16 checks] 6-
Remains to Be Seen (1989) [27 checks] 5+
The Exquisite Hour (1994) [13 checks] 7-
The Snowman (1995) [20 checks] 6
Psalm II: 'Walking Distance' (1999) [16 checks] 7
57. Les hautes solitudes (Philippe Garrel, 1974) 6
58. British Sounds aka See You at Mao (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Henri Roger, 1970) [223 checks] 5
59. Visaaranai (Vetrimaaran, 2015) [86 checks] 5-
60. Kubrick by Kubrick (Gregory Monro, 2020) [18 checks] 7
61. Kid / Garoto (Julio Bressane, 2015) [17 checks] 5
62. Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro (Max Lewkowicz, 2016) [5 checks] 8
63. A Gentle Creature / Krotkaya (Sergei Loznitsa, 2017) [109 checks] 7-
64. Lover for a day / L'amant d'un jour (Philippe Garrel, 2017) [181 checks] 5+
65. Merci patron! (François Ruffin, 2016) [64 checks] 5
66. Charlie Chan in Honolulu (H. Bruce Humberstone, 1938) [44 checks] 7
67. Twist Again in Moscow / Twist again à Moscou (Jean-Marie Poiré, 1986) [17 checks] 5
68. Elena (Petra Costa, 2012) [149 checks] 6+
69. La tare (Louis Feuillade, 1911) [37 checks] 5-
70. Lost and Beautiful / Bella e Perduta (Pietro Marcello, 2015) [41 checks] 7
71. Nothing Lasts Forever (Tom Schiller, 1984) [163 checks] 7-
72. The Drugstore (Joris Ivens, 1980) [31 checks] 6+
73. Amazona (Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas van Hemelryck, 2017) [24 checks] 8
74. The Devil's Trap / Dáblova past (Frantisek Vlácil, 1962) [131 checks] 7
75. Paula (Christian Schwochow, 2016) [21 checks] 6+
76. Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film / Dreigroschenfilm (Joachim Lang, 2018) [13 checks] 8-
77. 3 Days in Quiberon / 3 Tage in Quiberon (Emily Atef, 2018) [69 checks] 7+
78. The Last of Sheila (Herbert Ross, 1973) [339 checks] 7
79. Verbena Tragica (Charles Lamont, 1938) [20 checks] 6
80. Ricordi? (Valerio Mieli, 2018) [11 checks] 7
81. Gaspard Proust tapine (François Hanss, 2013) [1 check] 7
82. The Place (Paolo Genovese, 2017) [157 checks] 6-
83. The Sinners / Au royaume des cieux (Julien Duvivier, 1949) [7 checks] 7+
84. State Funeral (Sergey Loznitsa, 2019) [31 checks] 8-
85. The Morning After (Sidney Lumet, 1986) [271 checks] 7-
86. The Other Side of Everything / Druga strana svega (Mila Turajlic; 2018) [36 checks] 8
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Post by Obgeoff » August 23rd, 2020, 7:09 pm

11. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (2017, Wiseman) 8 [180 checks]
12. Outside In (2017, Shelton) 6 [89 checks]
13. The Grand Bizarre (2018, Mack) 7 [68 checks]
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Post by Lilarcor » August 23rd, 2020, 8:16 pm

Swedish triple:

13. Nebulosan (Eric M. Nilsson, 1999) 7/10 [6 checks]

Really great doc with postmodern sensibilities, at some parts quite funny too when it shows an installation in the wild get destroyed by the opening of a dam.

14. Paradistorg (Gunnel Lindblom, 1977) 7/10 [11 checks]

Great summer character drama that sneaks up on you. Let's hope this one becomes more available for people and with English subs.

15. Catwalk: From Glada Hudik to New York (Johan Skog, 2020) [4 checks]

Well, it's definitely not a new film by John Skoog... :P

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1. Gállok (Truls Andersen, 2018) 5/10 [1 check]
2. Juni (Fijona Jonuzi, 2007) 7/10 [25 checks]
3. Sicilia! (Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub, 1999) 7/10 [263 checks]
4. Pelle Svanslös (Christian Ryltenius, 2020) [1 check]
5. The Brig (Jonas & Adolfas Mekas, 1964) 8/10 [81 checks]
6. Pool (Anders Lennberg, 2020) [2 checks]
7. Hallo Baby (Johan Bergenstråhle, 1976) 6/10 [17 checks]
8. Ye ban ge sheng / Song at Midnight (Ma-Xu Weibang, 1937) [327 checks]
9. La vérité / The Truth (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2019) 7/10 [138 checks]
10. Barnförbjudet / For Adults Only (Marie-Louise De Geer Bergenstråhle, 1979) 7/10 [19 checks]
11. First Cow (Kelly Reichardt, 2019) 9/10 [162 checks] (l)
12. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (Xavier Dolan, 2018) 5/10 [149 checks]
13. Nebulosan (Eric M. Nilsson, 1999) 7/10 [6 checks]
14. Paradistorg (Gunnel Lindblom, 1977) 7/10 [11 checks]
15. Catwalk: From Glada Hudik to New York (Johan Skog, 2020) [4 checks]
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Post by Onderhond » August 23rd, 2020, 8:19 pm

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50. Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus [Rupan Sansei: Kutabare! Nastradamus] (1995) 61 checks - 3.0* by Shun'ya Itô, Takeshi Shirato, Nobuo Tomizawa

As a longtime anime fan, a more serious exploration of the Lupin film catalog was long overdue. I'm not going to do it chronologically, so I ended up with Farewell to Nostradamus as my starting point (of this current push that is, I've already seen some of the more prominent Lupin films throughout the years). Farewell to Nostradamus is a bit crazier than the other entries I'd seen so far. It's incredibly action packed, with Lupin landing in all sorts of outlandish situations. Lupin isn't a stranger to a bit of weirdness, but the combination of sci-fi, mysticism and over-the-top action in a single film was new to me. The quality of the animation is decent, definitely not up to par with the best in the series though it gets a bit better near the end. All the craziness makes it feel a bit fragmented too, at the same time it ensures there isn't a dull moment to be found. Not the best Lupin film I've seen, but very amusing, light entertainment.

The trick is to watch contemporary cinemaShow
01. The Tears of the Great Sage (2020) 1 check - 2.5* by Frankie Chung
02. The Big Score [Jue Qiao Zhi Duo Xing] (1990) 1 check - 2.5* by Jing Wong
03. Double World (2019) 17 checks - 3.5* by Teddy Chan
04. Amulet (2020) 14 checks - 2.5* by Romola Garai
05. The 8-Year Engagement [8-Nengoshi no Hanayome] (2017) 7 checks - 3.0* by Takahisa Zeze
06. China White [Gwang Tin Lung Fu Wui] (1989) 3 checks - 1.5* by Ronny Yu
07. Selfie from Hell (2018) 26 checks - 2.5* by Erdal Ceylan
08. Cybernetics Guardian [Seijûki Cyguard] (1989) 4 checks - 3.0* by Koichi Ohata
09. Parasyte: Part 1 [Kiseijuu] (2014) 83 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
10. Love Is Five, Seven, Five [Koi wa Go-shichi-go!] (2005) 2 checks - 3.0* by Naoko Ogigami
11. My Friend 'A' [Yûzai] (2018) 4 checks - 3.5* by Takahisa Zeze
12. The Doll 2 (2017) 4 checks - 2.0* by Rocky Soraya
13. Dragon Reloaded [Lung Gam Wai Yi Dzi Wang Mo Leung Leung] (2005) 1 check - 3.0* by Vincent Kok
14. Shape of Red (2020) 1 check - 3.5* by Yukiko Mishima
15. High & Low: The Worst (2019) 1 check - 4.0* by Shigeaki Kubo
16. Killing God [Matar a Dios] (2017) 2 checks - 4.0* by Caye Casas & Albert Pintó
17. The Untold Story 2 [Yan Yuk Cha Siu Bau II: Tin Jue Dei Mit] (1998) 13 checks - 1.5* by Yiu-Kuen Ng
18. Earthquake Bird (2019) 190 checks - 2.5* by Wash Westmoreland
19. An American Pickle (2020) 35 checks - 2.5* by Brandon Trost
20. Alexandra's Project (2003) 254 checks - 3.5* by Rolf de Heer
21. Coma [Koma] (2019) 35 checks - 3.5* by Nikita Argunov
22. Once Upon a Time in London (2019) 25 checks - 2.5* by Simon Rumley
23. Rich and Famous [Gong Woo Ching] (1987) 19 checks - 2.5* by Taylor Wong
24. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend [Chôjin Densetsu Urotsukidôji] (1989) 358 checks - 3.5* by Hideki Takayama
25. One Night [Hitoyo] (2019) 1 check - 3.5* by Kazuya Shiraishi
26. Maria (2019) 18 checks - 3.0* by Pedring Lopez
27. Parasyte: Part 2 [Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen] (2015) 36 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
28. Black Water: Abyss (2015) 13 checks - 2.5* by Andrew Traucki
29. Maid-Droid [Rôjin to Rabudôru: Watashi ga Shochô ni Natta Toki] (2008) 13 checks - 1.5* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
30. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 [Always Zoku San-chôme no Yûhi] (2007) 26 checks - 3.0* by Takashi Yamazaki
31. Witches in the Woods (2019) 7 checks - 3.5* by Jordan Barker
32. Maid-Droid 2: Maidroid vs Hostroids [Saigo no Rabudôru: Watashi, Otona no Omocha Tomemashita] (2010) 3 checks - 1.0* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
33. Rendez-Vous (2015) 30 checks - 1.5* by Antoinette Beumer
34. Inugami (2001) 29 checks - 4.0* by Masato Harada
35. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014) 109 checks - 2.5* by Tony Oliver, Ryuichi Yagi, Takashi Yamazaki
36. Every Day a Good Day [Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu] (2018) 12 checks - 3.5* by Tatsushi Ohmori
37. An American in Rome [Un Americano a Roma] (1954) 238 checks - 0.5* by Steno
38. Sputnik (2020) 38 checks - 3.5* by Egor Abramenko
39. Deep Dark (2015) 53 checks - 2.0* by Michael Medaglia
40. The Island Closest to Heaven [Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Shima] (1984) 2 checks - 2.5* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
41. Replicas (2018) 341 checks - 2.0* by Jeffrey Nachmanoff
42. Backcountry (2014) 389 checks - 3.0* by Adam MacDonald
43. Happy Ghost [Hoi Sam Gwai] (1984) 14 checks - 1.5* by Clifton Ko
44. Monster Hunt 2 [Zhuo Yao Ji 2] (2018) 96 checks - 3.0* by Raman Hui
45. Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables [Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu E no Michi] (2010) 10 checks - 2.5* by Isao Takahata
46. Dear Ex [Shei Xian Ai Shang Ta De] (2018) 64 checks - 3.0* by Chih-Yen Hsu, Mag Hsu
47. Special Actors (2019) 6 checks - 2.5* by Shin'ichirô Ueda
48. Samurai Kids [Mizu no Tabibito: Samurai Kizzu] (1993) 1 check - 3.0* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
49. Nonfilm (2002) 50 checks - 3.0* by Quentin Dupieux

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Post by allisoncm » August 24th, 2020, 7:18 am

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1. The Feels (2017) Check #60 5.75/10
2. Above the Shadows (2019) Check #14 7/10
3. Ana (2020) Check #9 7/10
4. Living with the Enemy (2005) Check #18 6/10
5. Swallow (2019) Check #230 6/10
6. True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality (2019) Check #3 10/10
7. Black Is King (2020) Check #33 7/10
8. Shoot the Moon (1982) Check #119 7/10
9. The Killer Inside Me (1976) Check #34 4/10
10. More (1969) Check #166 4.5/10
11. La Vallée (1972) Check #94 6/10
12. Boarding Gate (2007) Check #240 4/10
13. Babysplitters (2019) Check #1 5/10
14. She Dies Tomorrow (2020) Check #11 5/10
15. Film Title Poem (2016) Check #11 5/10
16. Shorts I:
16.1Hyper Active (2020) 6 mins. Check #1
16.2My Last Film (2015) 9 mins. Check #8
16.3 Lover Boy (2008) 18 mins. Check #2
16.4 Thanks for Calling, Baby. (Zia Anger, 3 mins.) Check #0 (not on IMDB yet)
16.5 Integration Report I (1960, 24 mins.) Check #11
17. The Homecoming (1973) Check #125 7/10
18. Alexandra's Project (2003) Check #255
19. Town Bloody Hall (1979) Check #36 5/10 (10/10 for the women, 1/10 for Norman Mailer acting like an entitled POS who defends his sexism by saying he’s trying to appear “cute”)
20. Hickey & Boggs (1972) 3/10 Check #87
21. The Continuing Story of Carel and Ferd (1972) 5/10 Check #19
22. The Stone Tape (1972) Check #158 5/10
23. Sex-shop (1972) 6/10 Check #6
24. Ich liebe dich, ich töte dich / I Love You, I Kill You(1971) 4.5 Check #21
25. Nausicaa (1971) 6/10 Check #20
26. Les mâles (1971) 1/10 Check #38 FWIW, I almost gave it a 2/10 earlier on, but by the end, I was willing to fling this movie so far behind me.
27. Glen and Randa (1971) Check #66 2/10
28. Le Sang (1971) 1.5/10 Check #36
29. Dong dong de jiàqi / A Summer at Grandpa’s ‘冬冬的假期’ (1984) 7/10 Check #269; #40 on ICM Forum's 500<400
30. Nachts auf den Straßen/The Mistress (1952) Check #39 6.5/10
31. Jangma / Rainy Season (1979) 5.75/10 Check #32
32. Full Circle/The Haunting of Julia (1977) 3/10 Check #136
33. Mes séances de lutte/Love Battles (2013) Check #36 2/10
34. La Patagonia rebelde (1974) 6/10 Check #96
35. No President (1967) Check #20 2/10
36. Schock (1977) Check #284 5.5/10
37. Siempre andamos caminando (2017) Check #10 5/10
38. Lèvres de sang (1975) 5/10 Check #162
39. Malá morská víla /The Little Mermaid (1976) 7/10 Check #125
40.Giraffe (2019) 3.5/10 Check #10
41. Così come sei/Stay As You Are (1978) 7/10 Check #42
42. L'invenzione di Morel /Morel’s Invention (1974) 5/10 Check #43
43. Nicht der Homosexuelle ist pervers, sondern die Situation, in der er lebt/It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives (1971) 6/10 Check #48
44. Tropic of Cancer (1970) 2/10 Check #69
45. Don Giovanni (1970) 5/10 Check #35
46. Os deuses E Os Mortos / The Gods And The Dead (1970) 4/10 Check #44
47. Rituals (1977) 4/10 Check #167
48. Shorts II
48.1 Tribute to Malcolm X (196) 16 mins. Check #0 (not on IMDB yet)
48.2 superE (2020) 3 mins. Check #0 (not on IMDB yet)
48.3 fiction of floating objects 1 mins. Check #0 (not on IMDB yet)
48.4 Réponse de femmes: Notre corps, notre sexe (1975) 8 mins. 10/10 Check #148
48.5 Beach House: Dark Spring (2018) 3 mins. Check #1
48.6 Hiroshima genbaku no kiroru / Hiroshima: A Document of the Atomic Bombing (1970) 26 mins. Check #57
48.7 Billie Eilish: Bad Guy (2019) 3 mins. Check #5
49. Alone in the Wilderness (2004) 6/10 Check #320 6/10
50. Ice Cold in Alex (1958) 6/10 Check #392
51. Hail Satan? (2019) Check #275
52. A Madea Family Funeral (2019) Check #30
53. For Ahkeem (2017) Check #9
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54. Das Vorspiel/The Audition (2019) Check #14
55. Wounds (2019) Check #248 3/10
56. Public Figure (2019) Check #2 5/10
57. Two Trains Runnin' (2016) Check #6 7/10
58. American Dharma (2018) Check #35 7/10
59. Military Wives (2019) Check #31 6/10
60. La flor (2018) Check #82 3/10
61. Haceldama ou Le prix du sang (1919) Check #4
62. A Thousand Cuts (2020) Check #2 Philippines’ political situation mirrors America’s
63. The Little Mermaid Live! (2019) Check #13
64. An Elephant Sitting Still /Da xiang xi di er zuo (2018) Check #290
65. Untouchable (2019) Check #84 5/10
66. A Vingança de Uma Mulher /A Woman’s Revenge(2012) Check #44 3/10
67. Le Double amour (1925) Check #17 6.2/10
68. Le lion des Mogols (1924) Check #23 5.8/10
69. Wonders in the Suburbs / Merveilles à Montfermeil (2019) Check #4 5/10 Jeanne Balibar isn’t a great director, but she included some of France’s top talent in her film.
70. O Processo (2018) Check #39 5/10 Problems with the editing and footage but powerful POV.

71. Bérénice (1983) Check #11 4/10 HENRI
72. Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019)' Check #114 5/10 HULU
73. The One and Only Ivan (2020) Check #1 5.5/10 DISNEY+
74. The Other Lamb (2019) 8/10 Check #42 HULU
75. The Dinner (2017) Check #151 4/10 HULU
76. Still (2018) Check #5 HULU
77. Out of Blue (2018) Check #33 4/10 HULU
78.The Golden State Killer: It's Not Over (2018) 7.5/10 Check #2 HULU
79. Somos lo que hay/We Are What We Are (2010) Check #345 HULU
80. Mary (2019) Check #43 5/10 HULU
81. Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (2017) 5/10 HULU By the end, it seemed they were just putting up footage without continuing the story and it was just boring.
82. Capone (2020) Check #143 2/10 KANOPY

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Post by cinephage » August 24th, 2020, 8:59 am

11. Westfront 1918, by G.W. Pabst (1930) 8/10 - 322 Checks
Venturing into the realm of unseen cinema (10)Show
01. Un linceul n'a pas de poches, by Jean-Pierre Mocky (1974) 7,5/10 - 8 Checks
02. O fovos, by Kostas Manoussakis (1966) 8,5/10 - 82 Checks
03. Moeder Dao, de schildpadgelijkende, by Vincent Monnikendam (1995) 8/10 - 80 Checks
04. Viktor und Viktoria, by Reinhold Schünzel (1933) 7,5/10 - 173 Checks
05. Unter den Brucken, by Helmut Käutner (1946) 7/10 - 250 Checks
06. Araya, by Margot Benaceraf (1959) 7/10 - 271 Checks
07. Encounter, by Paul Salamoff (2018) 6/10 - 6 Checks
08. Salyut-7, by Klim Shipenko (2017) 8/10 - 134 Checks
09. Inugami-ke no ichizoku / The Inugami Family, by Kon Ichikawa (1976) 7,5/10 - 40 Checks
10. Es geschah am hellichten Tag, by Ladislao Vajda (1958) 9/10 - 314 Checks

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Post by cinephage » August 24th, 2020, 10:02 am

12. Tomato Kecchappu Kôtei, by Shûji Terayama (1971) 3/10 - 202 Checks

13. La rose écorchée, by Claude Mulot (1970) 8/10 - 33 Checks

14. House of whipcord, by Pete Walker (1974) 5/10 - 132 Checks

15. Akai Tenshi, by Yasuzô Masumura (1966) 7/10 - 379 Checks

Nicely shot, but I always have difficulties with Masumura's taste for the distasteful...

16. Madre, by Rodrigo Sorogoyen (2019) 8/10 - 24 Checks

A great film, which I'm still processing for the moment...

17. The Climb, by Michael Angelo Covino (2019) - 21 Checks

Classic american independant cinema. I felt the very ambitious direction was not always relevant to the story being filmed, though...
Venturing into the realm of unseen cinema (11)Show
01. Un linceul n'a pas de poches, by Jean-Pierre Mocky (1974) 7,5/10 - 8 Checks
02. O fovos, by Kostas Manoussakis (1966) 8,5/10 - 82 Checks
03. Moeder Dao, de schildpadgelijkende, by Vincent Monnikendam (1995) 8/10 - 80 Checks
04. Viktor und Viktoria, by Reinhold Schünzel (1933) 7,5/10 - 173 Checks
05. Unter den Brucken, by Helmut Käutner (1946) 7/10 - 250 Checks
06. Araya, by Margot Benaceraf (1959) 7/10 - 271 Checks
07. Encounter, by Paul Salamoff (2018) 6/10 - 6 Checks
08. Salyut-7, by Klim Shipenko (2017) 8/10 - 134 Checks
09. Inugami-ke no ichizoku / The Inugami Family, by Kon Ichikawa (1976) 7,5/10 - 40 Checks
10. Es geschah am hellichten Tag, by Ladislao Vajda (1958) 9/10 - 314 Checks
11. Westfront 1918, by G.W. Pabst (1930) 8/10 - 322 Checks

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Post by ChrisReynolds » August 24th, 2020, 10:34 am

Previously watched...Show
1. The Kid Who Would Be King (Cornish, 2019) Checks: 326 3/10
2. Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II / The Haunting of Hamilton High (Pittman, 1987) Checks: 267 5 or 6/10
3. Backcountry / Blackfoot Trail (MacDonald, 2014) Checks: 387 4/10
4. VFW (Begos, 2019) Checks: 95 4/10
5. The Interview (Monahan, 1998) Checks: 399 5/10
6. Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (Lobb-McCallum, 2017) Checks: 51 5/10
7. Some Guy Who Kills People (Perez, 2011) Checks: 217
Not particularly original, and low quality in some respects (probably due to budget), but it is fast-moving and mildly diverting. I think they overdid how much they made the lead character antisocial and glum; the way his love interest was smitten with him seemed hard to believe in light of that.
4/10

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8. Gantz: O (Kawamura-Sato, 2016) Checks: 305
Like a feature-length video game cutscene, except that I'd expect more of a plot from a video game. Despite inventive CGI effects and monster designs, there is no connection to the characters or investment in their mission (to kill monsters as part of a game that is never explained) has no weight. It becomes an interminable series of battles.
3/10

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Post by Onderhond » August 24th, 2020, 10:42 am

ChrisReynolds wrote:
August 24th, 2020, 10:34 am
8. Gantz: O (Kawamura-Sato, 2016) Checks: 305
Like a feature-length video game cutscene, except that I'd expect more of a plot from a video game. Despite inventive CGI effects and monster designs, there is no connection to the characters or investment in their mission (to kill monsters as part of a game that is never explained) has no weight. It becomes an interminable series of battles.
3/10
Fully agree with your review but thought that's what made it so great :D
Then again, I can see how being familiar with the franchise might help. On the other hand, if you expect more that crazy action and outlandish monster designs, it's probably best to simply skin this film.

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Post by sol » August 24th, 2020, 12:50 pm

blueboybob wrote:
August 23rd, 2020, 4:43 pm
They are "experimental erotica" excuse you very much. ALso more than 1 day.

Also all terrible! Do not watch them.
It's okay. I just every so often look up films that I have not heard of before when they are posted on challenge threads, and considering that you watched all twelve of them, I kind of assumed that they would be something worthwhile. :unsure: And blame Google Image search for my assumption. :pinch:
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Post by ororama » August 24th, 2020, 12:55 pm

28. Die innere Sicherheit / The State I Am In (2000) * 106 min. 155 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0248103/
29. Midnight Mary (1933) * 74 min. 143 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024334/
30. Strange Fruit (2013) * 7 min. 11 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3280862/
Lili (2016) * 10 min. 4 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5545658/
Zahrada/ The Garden (1968) 16 min.  145 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063833/
Picknick mit WeismannPicnic with Weismann (1969) 11 min. 214 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063427/
Goofy Movies Number One (1933) * 9 min. 17 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0134693/
The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives (1933) * 7 min. 61 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024547/

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1. Cinderfella (1960) * 88 min. 204 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053716/
2. The Night Stalker (1972) * 75 min. 313 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067490/
3. The Night Strangler (1973) * 90 min. 104 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069002/
4. Pays de cocagneLand of Milk and Honey (1971) * 75 min. 142 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0258013/
5. Little Songs of the Chief Officer of Hunar Louse, or This Unnamable Little Broom (1985) 11 min. 133 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082335/
Silent (2014) * 2 min.  61 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3583608/
George's Date (2005) * 1 min. 5 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0464965/
PaukThe Spider (1970) * 9 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6577624/
RüblikA Romper (1975) * 10 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1075392/
Le silence sous l'écorceThe Silence Beneath the Bark (2010) * 11 min. 61 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714674/
PartirLeaving (2012) * 3 min. 2 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5915006/
Rice and Matchsticks (2015) * 9 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3717250/
Less Than Human (2017) * 6 min. 17 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6557516/
6. The Mole People (1956) * 77 min. 208 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049516/
7. The Delinquents (1957) * 72 min. 87 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050302/
8. Krótki dzien pracy / Short Working Day (1981) * 73 min. 30 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082631/
9. Der Wald vor lauter BäumenThe Forest for the Trees (2003) 80 min. 151 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt038686/
10. Qiu XiaChelsia My Love (1976) * 100 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1626646/
11. Di er dao cai hongRainbow in My Heart (1977) * 84 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0367654/
12. L'Eden et aprèsEden and After (1970) * 98 min. 284 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067040/
13. N. a pris les dés... / N. Took the Dice (1971) * 79 min. 50 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067469/
14. The Bloody Judge (1970) * 103 min. 53 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064727/
15. L'ultimo treno della notte / Last Stop on the Night Train (1975) * 94 min. 217 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073836/
16. Zankoku ijô gyakutai monogatari: Genroku onna keizuOrgies of Edo (1969) * 94 min. 24 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0143010/
17. Götter der PestGods of the Plague (1970) 91 min. 277 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065808/
18. San De huo shang yu Chong Mi LiuIron Fisted Monk (1977) 89 min. 49 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076659/
19. Erotango (2014) * 7 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4261544/
Adelante (Forward) (2012) * 3 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4270614/
Les dents du singeMonkey's Teeth (1961) 14 min. 76 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0309506/
Les temps mortsDead Times (1965) 10 min. 115 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0294959/
Abismo (Abyss) (2014) * 1 min. 2 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5836842/
Pegar un OjoSleep a Wink (2014) * 2 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4361182/
ExpiaciónAtonement (2017) * 1 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8141418/
60 Segundos de Oscuridad60 Seconds Of Darkness (2017) * 5 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8141404/
Simón DiceSimon Says (2017) * 1 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8141426/
Veo Veo (I Spy) (2019) * 1 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10378608/
Seven Boats (2014) * 10 min. 4 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3847428/
Hra s kamenyA Game with Stones (1967) 9 min. 253 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059746/
20. Wolkenbruchs wunderliche Reise in die Arme einer SchickseThe Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018) * 94 min. 54 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4766630/
21. Warum läuft Herr R. AmokWhy Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970) * 88 min. 386 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066546/
22. You Never Know Women (1926) * 72 min. 14 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017584/
23. Les Démoniaques (1974) * 100 min. 95 checks   https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070013/
24. Frisco Jenny (1932) * 71 min. 137 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022775/
25. Being Caribou (2004) * 72 min.  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468452/
26.  Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana EdgaraThe Last Trick of Mr. Schwarcewallde and Mr. Edgar (1964) 11 min. 214 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058486/
Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll (1965) 9 min. 184 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059335/
In the Tall Grass (2014) * 8 min. 5 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3966792/
Moonlight for Two (1932) * 7 min. 51 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023237/
RakvickarnaPunch and Judy (1966) 10 min. 240 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060883/
Et Cetera (1967) 7 min. 226 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060383/
Historia Naturae, Suita (1967) 9 min. 194 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061766/
27. The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984) 14 min. 192 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087016/
Rehearsals for Extinct Anatomies (1988) 14 min. 133 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095968/
I Love a Parade (1932) * 7 min. 48 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023043/
Ride Him, Bosko! (1932) * 7 min. 49 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023397/
Sitara: Let Girls Dream (2019) * 16 min. 11 checks  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11064862/
MungesaLack (2015) * 5 min. 1 check  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4576282/

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Post by VincentPrice » August 24th, 2020, 12:56 pm

31. Street Smart-1987: 8/10 155 checks

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094056/
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1. Where's Poppa?-1970: 7/10 (114 checks)
2. Murder is My Beat-1955: 7/10 (112 checks)
3. Best Seller-1987: 7/10 (173 checks)
4. Pay or Die!-1960: 8/10 (19 checks)
5. Dead Silence-1997: 8/10 (21 checks)
6. City for Conquest-1940: 7/10 201 checks
7. She-1984: 9/10 59 checks
8. Killerman-2019: 8/10 28 checks
9. The House of the Seven Hawks-1959: 7/10 10 checks
10. A Shock to the System-1990: 8/10 149 checks
11. Host-2020: 10/10 30 checks
12. An American Pickle-2020: 8/10 62 checks
13. Band of the Hand-1986: 8/10 74 checks
14. The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder-1974: 6/10 9 checks
15. The Hunting Party-1971: 9/10 99 checks
16. Valdez is Coming-1971: 7/10 127 checks
17. Storm Fear-1955: 8/10 69 checks
18. Born to be Bad-1950: 7/10 260 checks
19. Bait-1955: 8/10 48 checks
20. The Big Night-1951: 7/10 137 checks
21. Roseanna McCoy-1949: 7/10 8 checks
22. Deathsport-1978: 7/10 85 checks
23. Escape in the Fog-1945: 7/10 114 checks
24. Lucky Day-2019: 8/10 14 checks
25. Young Man with Ideas-1952: 7/10 17 checks
26. I Love a Mystery-1945: 6/10 26 checks
27. Never Take Candy from A Stranger-1960: 9/10 83 checks
28. Quicksilver-1986: 6/10 171 checks
29. The Squeeze-1987: 7/10 37 checks
30. Becky-2020: 9/10 76 checks

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Post by flavo5000 » August 24th, 2020, 1:26 pm

Onderhond wrote:
August 23rd, 2020, 8:19 pm
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50. Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus [Rupan Sansei: Kutabare! Nastradamus] (1995) 61 checks - 3.0* by Shun'ya Itô, Takeshi Shirato, Nobuo Tomizawa

As a longtime anime fan, a more serious exploration of the Lupin film catalog was long overdue. I'm not going to do it chronologically, so I ended up with Farewell to Nostradamus as my starting point (of this current push that is, I've already seen some of the more prominent Lupin films throughout the years). Farewell to Nostradamus is a bit crazier than the other entries I'd seen so far. It's incredibly action packed, with Lupin landing in all sorts of outlandish situations. Lupin isn't a stranger to a bit of weirdness, but the combination of sci-fi, mysticism and over-the-top action in a single film was new to me. The quality of the animation is decent, definitely not up to par with the best in the series though it gets a bit better near the end. All the craziness makes it feel a bit fragmented too, at the same time it ensures there isn't a dull moment to be found. Not the best Lupin film I've seen, but very amusing, light entertainment.
You could apply this exact same review almost word for word to Lupin III: Mystery of Mamo, which I'd say even weirder than Farewell to Nostradamus, especially toward the end.

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Post by Onderhond » August 24th, 2020, 1:31 pm

flavo5000 wrote:
August 24th, 2020, 1:26 pm
You could apply this exact same review almost word for word to Lupin III: Mystery of Mamo, which I'd say even weirder than Farewell to Nostradamus, especially toward the end.
A good thing I don't have it in my watchlist then. That's not to say I didn't like it, but it's like when I see too many Shaw Bros films in a short while, I run out of things to say in these mini-reviews :D

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Post by connordenney » August 24th, 2020, 1:48 pm

11. Smithereens (Susan Seidelman, 1982) - 291 checks
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1. Next of Kin (Atom Egoyan, 1984) – 179 checks
2. The Enigmatic Case (Johnnie To & Yeung-Wah Kam, 1980) – 10 checks
3. Ixcanul (Jayro Bustamante, 2015) - 245 checks
4. Happy Ghost III (Johnnie To & Ringo Lam, 1986) - 13 checks
5. Seven Years Itch (Johnnie To, 1987) - 6 checks
6. Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (Tsui Hark, 1980) - 133 checks
7. Blood on the Moon (Robert Wise, 1948) - 285 checks
8. River of Grass (Kelly Reichardt, 1994) - 248 checks
9. Station West (Sidney Lanfield, 1948) - 101 checks
10. The Walking Hills (John Sturges, 1949) - 37 checks
11. Smithereens (Susan Seidelman, 1982) - 291 checks

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Post by flavo5000 » August 24th, 2020, 2:15 pm

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152. Bleacher Bums (1979) Checks: 2
This was Stuart Gordon's film debut and is basically a TV movie adaptation of a play he had directed with his theatrical company. The premise is basically a bunch of overzealous Cubs fans watching a ball game and placing bets on the side as a way to bring out character moments. It's probably most notable for being an early film with Dennis Franz and Joe Mantegna who were both in Gordon's acting troupe. Fans of Re-animator should probably look elsewhere though.

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153. L'uomo, la donna e la bestia - Spell (Dolce mattatoio) a.k.a. Man, Woman and Beast (1977) Checks: 28
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154. Awdat al ibn al dal a.k.a. Return of the Prodigal Son (1976) Checks: 38
Very good film from director Youssef Chahine of Cairo Station. I'm still very surprised this is on Netflix US along with several of Chahine's other movies.

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155. Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man a.k.a. Advertising Rules (2001) Checks: 21
A light comedy with a pretty dumb setup (a guy off the street with no credentials wanders into a very high profile ad agency and gets a lucrative job pitching to a high-value client by barging into a meeting and insulting everyone), I'll probably forget about this movie's existence within the next two weeks.

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156. Foes (1977) Checks: 5
I dug this eerie, surreal sci-fi horror flick. A flying saucer descends upon a lighthouse community causing strange and mysterious situations. I appreciated its more deliberate pacing as opposed to many flying saucer films that come across more action-based and campy.

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157. Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972) Checks: 21
Alan Arkin is the main reason to watch this one. He's very funny at times as a stodgy man who, after 20 years of marriage, randomly decides to have an affair after noticing his mom leaves her apartment vacate in the afternoon and bumbles through a series of failed attempts with various women in a story from Neil Simon. The film does come across somewhat misogynistic and Arkin's character doesn't feel like a real person at times but Arkin's exasperation and frustration is so much fun to watch that I ended up liking it anyway.

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158. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971) Checks: 40
In this entry in the Godsploitation genre, we have Reverend Estus Pirkle warning us of the coming atheistic communist revolution that will destroy our country and bring about the end of the world. This was hilarious. Pirkle's message is so crazy, I was laughing almost constantly through the whole thing. The re-enactments of things to come (eh?) were consistently ludicrous like the brainwashed teacher ([tossing handfuls of candy at the children in the classroom] " Take all that you want! This is a miracle! Not from your Jesus Christ, but from our glorious Fidel Castro!") to a sex ed teacher who actively encourages sex before marriage. It's all gold. The bullshit meter for this one is off the charts.

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159. Zai jian Zhongguo a.k.a. China Behind (1978) Checks: 23
A very good, intense drama about a group of refugees fleeing mainland China during the Cultural Revolution that led to the communist powerhouse it is today. It's from director Shu Shen Tong of The Arch and features some of that film's excellent sound design as well albeit in service of a more serious political message. Although much like The Arch, it also has some very nuanced character work using minimal dialogue at times. Definitely recommended.
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1. Iracema - Uma Transa Amazônica (1975) Checks: 136
2. Meteor (1979) Checks: 255
3. Le fond de l'air est rouge a.k.a. A Grin Without A Cat (1977) Checks: 339
4. Furcht a.k.a. Fear (1917) Checks: 57
5. Hokkyoku no Mushika Mishika a.k.a. The Adventures of the Polar Cubs (1979) Checks: 2
6. Pays de cocagne a.k.a. Land of Milk & Honey (1971) Checks: 142
7. Tiger by the Tail (1970) Checks: 2
8. The Curse of Doctor Wolffenstein (2015) Checks: 3
9. Rejs a.k.a. The Cruise (1970) Checks: 215
10a. Star Garden (1974) Checks: 322
10b. Come Dancing (1971) Checks: 26
10c. A Recollection... Hanging Rock 1900 (1975) Checks: 1
11. La coda dello scorpione a.k.a. The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971) Checks: 171
12. Homesdale (1971) Checks: 29
13. Sennentuntschi (2010) Checks: 114
14. The Internecine Project (1974) Checks: 29
15. The Incredible Melting Man (1977) Checks: 281
16. Vem var Dracula? a.k.a. In Search of Dracula (1975) Checks: 16
17. Les amis (1971) Checks: 26
18. Sürü a.k.a. The Herd (1978) Checks: 333
19. Kindaichi Kosuke no boken a.k.a. The Adventures of Kosuke Kindaichi (1979) Checks: 8
20. Stone Cold Dead (1979) Checks: 15
21. Der heilige Berg a.k.a. The Holy Mountain (1926) Checks: 229
22. The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976) Checks: 156
23. Fårö dokument (1970) Checks: 61
24. Fårö-dokument 1979 (1979) Checks: 68
25. Slaughter (1972) Checks: 66
26. Robot Taekwon V (1976) Checks: 3
27. Hintertreppe (1921) Checks: 68
28. El retorno de Walpurgis a.k.a. Curse of the Devil (1973) Checks: 119
29. Abhimaan (1973) Checks: 284
30. Gozaresh a.k.a. The Report (1977) Checks: 127
31. The World Beyond (1978) Checks: 7
32. The Hart of London (1970) Checks: 270
33. Maîtresse (1976) Checks: 319
34. Violent Shit: The Movie (2015) Checks: 9
35. Executive Action (1973) Checks: 128
36. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1978) Checks: 178
37. Supermen dönüyor a.k.a. Return of Superman (1979) Checks: 42
38. O lipotaktis a.k.a. The Deserter (1970) Checks: 3
39. A Thief in the Night (1972) Checks: 32
40. Seven (1979) Checks: 19
41. The Burning Moon (1992) Checks: 61
42. Canoa (1976) Checks: 198
43. Mädchen im Nachtverkehr a.k.a. Girls in Night Traffic (1976) Checks: 11
44. Free to Be... You & Me (1974) Checks: 15
45. Chi l'ha vista morire? a.k.a. Who Saw Her Die? (1972) Checks: 233
46. The Epic That Never Was (1965) Checks: 22
47. Lin Shi Rong a.k.a. The Magnificent Butcker (1979) Checks: 355
48. Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga a.k.a. Gamera vs. Jiger (1970) Checks: 70
49. Play for Today: Robin Redbreast (1970) Checks: 20
50. The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979) Checks: 41
51. Figures in a Landscape (1970) Checks: 101
52. A Tattered Web (1971) Checks: 3
53. Angels Die Hard (1970) Checks: 4
54. Xing xing wang a.k.a. The Mighty Peking Man (1977) Checks: 126
55. L'araignée d'eau a.k.a. The Water Spider (1971) Checks: 6
56. La porta sul buio: Il vicino di casa a.k.a. Doors of Darkness: The Neighbor (1973) Checks: 9
57-58. Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) Checks: 46
59. Maidstone (1970) Checks: 64
60. Masks (2011) Checks: 46
61. I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973) Checks: 3
62. Von Richthofen and Brown (1971) Checks: 42
63. The Planters (2019) Checks: 1
64. The Norliss Tapes (1973) Checks: 36
65. Hell a.k.a. Apocalypse (2011) Checks: 303
66. Anomalo fortio a.k.a. Dangerous Cargo (1977) Checks: 4
67. The White Buffalo (1977) Checks: 132
68. Mame (1974) Checks: 134
69. The Premonition (1976) Checks: 47
70. Yek Etefagh sadeh a.k.a. A Simple Event (1974) Checks: 132
71. Ban jin ba liang a.k.a. The Private Eyes (1974) Checks: 135
72. Blaise Pascal (1972) Checks: 135
73. Alambrista! (1977) Checks: 198
74. Keepers of the Magic (2016) Checks: 4
75. Hagazussa (2017) Checks: 165
76. Interferenz (2014) Checks: 2
77. Beton (2011) Checks: 1
78. Tatsu no ko Tarô a.k.a. Taro the Dragon Boy (1979) Checks: 53
79. My Darling Vivian (2020) Checks: 8
80. Pure S (1975) Checks: 26
81. Os Inconfidentes a.k.a. The Conspirators (1972) Checks: 56
82a. Children of the Fields (1973) Checks: 6
82b. A Linguagem da Persuasão (1970) Checks: 11
82c. O Aleijadinho (1978) Checks: 13
83. Who? (1973) Checks: 30
84. Hell's Bloody Devils (1970) Checks: 13
85. Carcinoma (2014) Checks: 3
86. The Stud (1978) Checks: 44
87. Quadroon (1971) Checks: 4
88. Misbehaviour (2020) Checks: 55
89. Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977) Checks: 50
90. La porta sul buio: La bambola a.k.a. Doors of Darkness: The Dolls (1973) Checks: 9
91. Pink Narcissus (1971) Checks: 245
92. Un'ombra nell'ombra a.k.a. Ring of Darkness a.k.a. Satan's Wife (1979) Checks: 12
93. China Girl (1975) Checks: 6
94. Black Love (1971) Checks: 16
95. Erotic Point of View (1974) Checks: 4
96. Homer... The Late Comer (1970) Checks: 2
97. La morte risale a ieri sera a.k.a. Death Took Place Last Night (1970) Checks: 32
98. The Plumber (1979) Checks: 212
99. How much Wood would a Woodchuck chuck... - Beobachtungen zu einer neuen Sprache (1976) Checks: 220
100. Uchû senkan Yamato a.k.a. Space Battleship Yamato (1977) Checks: 9
101. Gyeoulyeoja a.k.a. Winter Woman (1977) Checks: 24
102a. The Blessing (2019) Checks: 1
102b. To Be with You (2019) Checks: 1
102c. Stucco (2019) Checks: 8
102d. Girl Acrobatics (1971) Checks: 2
102e. Adullam (2020) Checks: 1
103. Nuits rouges a.k.a. Shadowman (1974) Checks: 124
104. La orgía de los muertos a.k.a. The Hanging Woman (1973) Checks: 29
105. Moonwalk One (1971) Checks: 53
106. Vigilante Force (1976) Checks: 46
107. Die Erben a.k.a. The Inheritors (1983) Checks: 11
108. Mr. Horatio Knibbles (1971) Checks: 8
109. Definition Please (2020) Checks: 1
110. Criminally Insane (1975) Checks: 60
111a. Peege (1973) Checks: 87
111b. Harana (2020) Checks: 1
111c. I, an Actress (1977) Checks: 383
111d. Multiple SIDosis (1970) Checks: 356
112-113. Cartesius E1-2 (1974) Checks: 94
114. Die Farbe a.k.a. The Color Out of Space (2010) Checks: 57
115. Play for Today: Nuts in May (1976) Checks: 338
116. Through the Looking Glass (1976) Checks: 41
117. Furimukeba ai a.k.a. Take Me Away (1978) Checks: 4
118. Absolution (1978) Checks: 61
119. Blood Stalkers (1978) Checks: 17
120. Omnibus: Dance of the Seven Veils (1970) Checks: 13
121. Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989) Checks: 372
122. Disco Godfather (1979) Checks: 108
123. Dang kou tan a.k.a. The Bloody Fists (1972) Checks: 44
124. La porta sul buio: Testimone oculare a.k.a. Doors of Darkness: Eyewitness (1973) Checks: 21
125. Akai kami no onna a.k.a. The Woman with Red Hair (1979)
126. Demons of the Mind (1972) Checks: 90
127. Roma drogata: la polizia non può intervenire (1975) Checks: 8
128. Bunker of the Dead (2015) Checks: 15
129. Genèse d'un repas a.k.a. Origins of a Meal (1979) Checks: 49
130. Trouble Man (1972) Checks: 60
131. Satan's Children (1975) Checks: 28
132. Betrayal (1974) Checks: 1
133. Al-risâlah a.k.a. The Message (1976) Checks: 135
134. A Safe Place (1971) Checks: 266
135. Confessions of a Young American Housewife (1974) Checks: 23
136. Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970) Checks: 4
137. Sticenik a.k.a. Ward (1973) Checks: 20
138. Bombay to Goa (1972) Checks: 38
139a. Shrek's Thrilling Tales (2012) Checks: 25
139b. Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009) Checks: 159
140-144. Acht Stunden sind kein Tag a.k.a. Eight Hours Don't Make A Day (1972) E1-5 Checks: 74
145. Emma, puertas oscuras (1974) Checks: 6
146. Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977) Checks: 13
147. Hitler, ein Film aus Deutschland a.k.a. Hitler: A Film From Germany (1977) Checks: 315
148. To the Devil a Daughter (1976) Checks: 252
149a. GraceLand (2020) Checks: 1
149b. Scared Shrekless (2010) Checks: 215
149c. My Friend Lisa (2017) Checks: 1
149d. The Maltese Cross Movement (1967) Checks: 36
150. Son of Dracula (1974) Checks: 14
151. Korol Lir a.k.a. King Lear (1971) Checks: 266
152. Bleacher Bums (1979) Checks: 2
153. L'uomo, la donna e la bestia - Spell (Dolce mattatoio) a.k.a. Man, Woman and Beast (1977) Checks: 28
154. Awdat al ibn al dal a.k.a. Return of the Prodigal Son (1976) Checks: 38
155. Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man a.k.a. Advertising Rules (2001) Checks: 21
156. Foes (1977) Checks: 5
157. Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972) Checks: 21
158. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971) Checks: 40
159. Zai jian Zhongguo a.k.a. China Behind (1978) Checks: 23

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Post by VincentPrice » August 24th, 2020, 2:51 pm

32. No Blade of Grass-1970: 8/10 97 checks

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1. Where's Poppa?-1970: 7/10 (114 checks)
2. Murder is My Beat-1955: 7/10 (112 checks)
3. Best Seller-1987: 7/10 (173 checks)
4. Pay or Die!-1960: 8/10 (19 checks)
5. Dead Silence-1997: 8/10 (21 checks)
6. City for Conquest-1940: 7/10 201 checks
7. She-1984: 9/10 59 checks
8. Killerman-2019: 8/10 28 checks
9. The House of the Seven Hawks-1959: 7/10 10 checks
10. A Shock to the System-1990: 8/10 149 checks
11. Host-2020: 10/10 30 checks
12. An American Pickle-2020: 8/10 62 checks
13. Band of the Hand-1986: 8/10 74 checks
14. The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder-1974: 6/10 9 checks
15. The Hunting Party-1971: 9/10 99 checks
16. Valdez is Coming-1971: 7/10 127 checks
17. Storm Fear-1955: 8/10 69 checks
18. Born to be Bad-1950: 7/10 260 checks
19. Bait-1955: 8/10 48 checks
20. The Big Night-1951: 7/10 137 checks
21. Roseanna McCoy-1949: 7/10 8 checks
22. Deathsport-1978: 7/10 85 checks
23. Escape in the Fog-1945: 7/10 114 checks
24. Lucky Day-2019: 8/10 14 checks
25. Young Man with Ideas-1952: 7/10 17 checks
26. I Love a Mystery-1945: 6/10 26 checks
27. Never Take Candy from A Stranger-1960: 9/10 83 checks
28. Quicksilver-1986: 6/10 171 checks
29. The Squeeze-1987: 7/10 37 checks
30. Becky-2020: 9/10 76 checks
31. Street Smart-1987: 8/10 155 checks

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Post by lineuphere » August 24th, 2020, 5:49 pm

41. Oyû-sama (1951) 313 checks 9/10
42. Bright Victory (1951) 52 checks 7/10
43. Shinkokyû no hitsuyô | Breathe In, Breathe Out (2004) 32 checks 9/10
44. Itsuwareru seiso | Clothes of Deception (1951) 4 checks 9/10
45. Los árboles mueren de pie | Trees Die Standing Up (1951) 1 check 8/10
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1. Morgan, the Pirate (1960) 16 checks 5/10
2. The Flower Thief (1960) 12 checks 7/10
3. Yôtô monogatari: hana no Yoshiwara hyakunin-giri | Hero of the Red Light District (1960) 52 checks 8/10
4. Déjà s'envole la fleur maigre | From the Branches Drops the Withered Blossom (1960) 13 checks 8/10
5. Koi no katamichi kippu | One-Way Ticket for Love (1960) 26 checks 7/10
6. Seryozha | Splendid Days (1960) 33 checks 7/10
7. Nikt nie wola | Nobody's Calling (1960) 46 checks 7/10
8. Sons and Lovers (1960) 325 checks 7/10
9. Hell Is a City 1960) 123 checks 8/10
10. La vérité | The Truth (1960) 383 checks 8/10
11. Musume tsuma haha | Daughters, Wives and a Mother (1960) 43 checks 9/10
12. Macario (1960) 296 checks 7/10
13. Aru kyôhaku | Intimidation (1960) 212 checks 8/10
14. Holubice | The White Dove (1960) 180 checks 9/10
15. Boulevard (1960) 9 checks 8/10
16. Flaming Star (1960) 140 checks 6/10
17. Kirmes (1960) 4 checks 10/10
18. Niewinni czarodzieje | Innocent Sorcerers (1960) 188 checks 7/10
19. Hell to Eternity (1960) 35 checks 7/10
20. Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei | Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow (2004) 293 checks 9/10
21. En cuerpo y alma (1951) 2 checks 6/10
22. Zen-ma | The Good Fairy (1951) 6 checks 7/10
23. Take Out (2004) 31 checks 8/10
24. Enam Djam Di Djogja | Six Hours in Jogja (1951) 1 check 8/10
25. Los isleros | The Islanders (1951) 7 checks 7/10
26. O.K. Nerone (1951) 1 check 6/10
27. Meng ying tong nian | Electric Shadows (2004) 89 checks 8/10
28. Marseille (2004) 79 checks 9/10
29. Cielo Negro | Black Sky (1951) 67 checks 7/10
30. Volver a la vida (1951) 1 check 8/10
31. Sinfonia Amazônica (1951) 5 checks 7/10
32. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951) 9 checks 6/10
33. Bab el shams | The Gate of Sun (2004) 19 checks 8/10
34. Dokkoi ikiteru | Still I Live On (1951) 2 checks 9/10
35. Demain on déménage | Tomorrow We Move (2004) 44 checks 7/10
36. Los peloteros (1951) 6 checks 9/10
37. André Valente (2004) 4 checks 8/10
38. Guardie e ladri | Cops and Robbers (1951) 154 checks 8/10
39. Pool of London (1951) 121 checks 8/10
40. L'ennemi naturel | Natural Enemy (2004) 5 checks 7/10

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Post by beavis » August 24th, 2020, 6:28 pm

beavis wrote:
August 23rd, 2020, 6:49 am
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1 Un maledetto imbroglio (1959) 500<400 - 73 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053039/
2 The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971) 0 lists - 112 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067084/
3 Sister Emanuelle (1977) 0 lists - 32 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078344/
4 God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija (2019) 0 lists - 40 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt8054608/
5 La ragazza di Bube (1964) 0 lists - 24 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057444/
6 Caltiki, the Immortal Monster (1959) 0 lists - 77 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052667/
7 - Il magnifico cornuto (1964) 0 lists - 25 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058316/
8 - The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire (1971) 0 lists - 50 checks - 5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067236/
9 - Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977) 0 lists - 173 checks - 6 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075984/
10 - Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa… (1965) 3 lists - 267 checks - 8 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059856/
11 - Demain on déménage (2004) 0 lists - 43 checks - 8 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0328990/
12 - Symptoms (1974) 0 lists - 114 checks - 7,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072239/
13 - A doppia faccia (1969) - 0 lists - 47 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063979/
14 - Detektive (1969) - 0 lists - 10 checks - 6,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062884/
15 - Supergirl - Das Mädchen von den Sternen (1971) 0 lists - 6 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069333/
16 - Necronomicon - Geträumte Sünden (1968) 1 list - 111 checks - 7.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062032/
17 - Violanta (1978) 0 lists - 2 checks - 6.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076886/
18 - Baseynat (1977) 0 lists - 4 checks - 8.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0176513/
19 - Sonezaki shinju (1978) - 0 lists - 16 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077463/
20 - Di si zhang hua (2010) - 0 lists - 27 checks - 7.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1703914/
21 - Pura sangre (1982) - 0 lists - 26 checks - 7.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0193438/
22 - Train to Busan 2 (2020) - 0 lists - 23 checks - 6 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt8850222/
23 - Rien sur Robert (1999) - 0 lists - 42 checks - 7.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0187457/
24 - La fidélité (2000) - 0 lists - 106 checks - 8 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0204761/
25 - SS Lager 5: L'inferno delle donne (1977) - 0 lists - 36 check - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0147310/
26 - La chambre blanche (1969) - 0 lists - 3 checks - 7.5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280531/
27 - La chambre bleue (2014) - 0 lists - 209 checks - 6 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3230082/
28 - La chambre obscure (2000) - 0 lists - 2 checks - 7.5 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0238893
29 - Angela (1995) - 0 lists - 54 checks - 8 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112364
30 - Docteur Chance (1997) - 0 lists - 20 checks - 7.5 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118997
31 - Deux de la Vague (2010) - 0 lists - 182 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1528224/
32 - Un jour Pina m'a demandé (1983) - 0 lists - 25 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086506/
33 - Die Klage der Kaiserin (1990) - 0 lists - 15 checks - 8 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280840/
34 - Elle veut le chaos (2008) - 0 lists - 17 checks - 7,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1139789/
35 - Mass for Shut-Ins (2017) - 0 lists - 12 checks - 8,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7755066/
36 - Une colonie (2018) - 0 lists - 18 checks - 8 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt8461958/
37 - L'heure de la sortie (2018) - 0 lists - 63 checks - 7,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7175992/
38 - Een vrouw als Eva (1979) - 0 lists - 20 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080109/
39 - Suite Armoricaine (2015) - 0 lists - 10 checks - 8 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3532822/
40 - Sois belle et tais-toi (1981) - 1 list - 20 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076733/
41 - Il ne faut pas mourir pour ça (1967) - 1 list - 16 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061803/
42 - Duett för kannibaler (1969) - 0 lists - 24 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062916/
43 - Reason Over Passion (1969) - 2 lists - 29 checks - 5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0129333/
44 - Time Trap (2017) - 0 lists - 197 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4815122/
45 - La pelle (1981) - 0 lists - 50 checks - 7,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082893/
46 - La luna (1979) - 1 list - 336 checks - 7,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079495/
47 - Les favoris de la lune (1984) - 1 list - 72 checks - 7,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087246/
48 - Under the Cherry Moon (1986) - 0 lists - 135 checks - 6,5 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092133/
49 - Il est plus facile pour un chameau... (2003) - 0 lists - 46 checks - 7 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325030/

My evening had a few surprise things that needed to be handled, so no movie, tomorrow and the day after chances are high that I won't have any time left after fitness and other appointments... so only one qualifying movie from yesterday to report and maybe nothing till Thursday... grrrr ;)

Anyway, my first Valeria Bruni Tedeschi directed movie (have two others lined up). Her works seems mostly biographically inspired drama/comedy. I liked this one, even though it is nothing very special. I guess if you like any of the actors in here, you'll have a nice (if slightly forgettable) time. Wondering if the picture will be enhanced by watching the other movies. I couldn't see any particular Paulo Branco (the producer) touch, and it seems he didn't produce the subsequent movies.

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Post by VincentPrice » August 24th, 2020, 6:40 pm

33. Silent Rage-1982: 7/10 200 checks

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1. Where's Poppa?-1970: 7/10 (114 checks)
2. Murder is My Beat-1955: 7/10 (112 checks)
3. Best Seller-1987: 7/10 (173 checks)
4. Pay or Die!-1960: 8/10 (19 checks)
5. Dead Silence-1997: 8/10 (21 checks)
6. City for Conquest-1940: 7/10 201 checks
7. She-1984: 9/10 59 checks
8. Killerman-2019: 8/10 28 checks
9. The House of the Seven Hawks-1959: 7/10 10 checks
10. A Shock to the System-1990: 8/10 149 checks
11. Host-2020: 10/10 30 checks
12. An American Pickle-2020: 8/10 62 checks
13. Band of the Hand-1986: 8/10 74 checks
14. The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder-1974: 6/10 9 checks
15. The Hunting Party-1971: 9/10 99 checks
16. Valdez is Coming-1971: 7/10 127 checks
17. Storm Fear-1955: 8/10 69 checks
18. Born to be Bad-1950: 7/10 260 checks
19. Bait-1955: 8/10 48 checks
20. The Big Night-1951: 7/10 137 checks
21. Roseanna McCoy-1949: 7/10 8 checks
22. Deathsport-1978: 7/10 85 checks
23. Escape in the Fog-1945: 7/10 114 checks
24. Lucky Day-2019: 8/10 14 checks
25. Young Man with Ideas-1952: 7/10 17 checks
26. I Love a Mystery-1945: 6/10 26 checks
27. Never Take Candy from A Stranger-1960: 9/10 83 checks
28. Quicksilver-1986: 6/10 171 checks
29. The Squeeze-1987: 7/10 37 checks
30. Becky-2020: 9/10 76 checks
31. Street Smart-1987: 8/10 155 checks
32. No Blade of Grass-1970: 8/10 97 checks

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Post by Onderhond » August 24th, 2020, 6:51 pm

lineuphere wrote:
August 24th, 2020, 5:49 pm
43. Shinkokyû no hitsuyô | Breathe In, Breathe Out (2004) 32 checks 9/10
This one is pretty awesome alright, though it does surprise me somewhat that so many people seem to favor it (at least, once they've seen it). Anyway, hope it can get some more support here!

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Post by Onderhond » August 24th, 2020, 6:52 pm

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51. Ana by Day [Ana de Día] (2018) 6 checks - 3.5* by Andrea Jaurrieta

An intriguing little mystery that did an excellent job keeping me on my toes. It's one of those rare films that seems unbothered to play by its own rules, setting up a mystery only to abandon it for almost half a film, while still making sure the slightly uncanny and uncomfortable feeling lingers throughout. Ana is living a pretty safe and sheltered life, until one day a doppelgänger infiltrates her world and completely replaces her. Suddenly Ana's old world is no more, though she soon finds this newfound freedom has a liberating effect. She gets a new haircut, starts work as a burlesque dancer and begins a passionate affair with one of her fans. While Ingrid García Jonsson is a great lead, it's director Jaurrieta who deserves most of the credits. The cinematography is a bit uneven (some scenes look gorgeous, others are a little plain), but the soundtrack easily makes up for that, adding oodles of atmosphere and keeping things tense from start to finish. A very nice surprise and well worth seeking out.

The trick is to watch contemporary cinemaShow
01. The Tears of the Great Sage (2020) 1 check - 2.5* by Frankie Chung
02. The Big Score [Jue Qiao Zhi Duo Xing] (1990) 1 check - 2.5* by Jing Wong
03. Double World (2019) 17 checks - 3.5* by Teddy Chan
04. Amulet (2020) 14 checks - 2.5* by Romola Garai
05. The 8-Year Engagement [8-Nengoshi no Hanayome] (2017) 7 checks - 3.0* by Takahisa Zeze
06. China White [Gwang Tin Lung Fu Wui] (1989) 3 checks - 1.5* by Ronny Yu
07. Selfie from Hell (2018) 26 checks - 2.5* by Erdal Ceylan
08. Cybernetics Guardian [Seijûki Cyguard] (1989) 4 checks - 3.0* by Koichi Ohata
09. Parasyte: Part 1 [Kiseijuu] (2014) 83 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
10. Love Is Five, Seven, Five [Koi wa Go-shichi-go!] (2005) 2 checks - 3.0* by Naoko Ogigami
11. My Friend 'A' [Yûzai] (2018) 4 checks - 3.5* by Takahisa Zeze
12. The Doll 2 (2017) 4 checks - 2.0* by Rocky Soraya
13. Dragon Reloaded [Lung Gam Wai Yi Dzi Wang Mo Leung Leung] (2005) 1 check - 3.0* by Vincent Kok
14. Shape of Red (2020) 1 check - 3.5* by Yukiko Mishima
15. High & Low: The Worst (2019) 1 check - 4.0* by Shigeaki Kubo
16. Killing God [Matar a Dios] (2017) 2 checks - 4.0* by Caye Casas & Albert Pintó
17. The Untold Story 2 [Yan Yuk Cha Siu Bau II: Tin Jue Dei Mit] (1998) 13 checks - 1.5* by Yiu-Kuen Ng
18. Earthquake Bird (2019) 190 checks - 2.5* by Wash Westmoreland
19. An American Pickle (2020) 35 checks - 2.5* by Brandon Trost
20. Alexandra's Project (2003) 254 checks - 3.5* by Rolf de Heer
21. Coma [Koma] (2019) 35 checks - 3.5* by Nikita Argunov
22. Once Upon a Time in London (2019) 25 checks - 2.5* by Simon Rumley
23. Rich and Famous [Gong Woo Ching] (1987) 19 checks - 2.5* by Taylor Wong
24. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend [Chôjin Densetsu Urotsukidôji] (1989) 358 checks - 3.5* by Hideki Takayama
25. One Night [Hitoyo] (2019) 1 check - 3.5* by Kazuya Shiraishi
26. Maria (2019) 18 checks - 3.0* by Pedring Lopez
27. Parasyte: Part 2 [Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen] (2015) 36 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
28. Black Water: Abyss (2015) 13 checks - 2.5* by Andrew Traucki
29. Maid-Droid [Rôjin to Rabudôru: Watashi ga Shochô ni Natta Toki] (2008) 13 checks - 1.5* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
30. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 [Always Zoku San-chôme no Yûhi] (2007) 26 checks - 3.0* by Takashi Yamazaki
31. Witches in the Woods (2019) 7 checks - 3.5* by Jordan Barker
32. Maid-Droid 2: Maidroid vs Hostroids [Saigo no Rabudôru: Watashi, Otona no Omocha Tomemashita] (2010) 3 checks - 1.0* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
33. Rendez-Vous (2015) 30 checks - 1.5* by Antoinette Beumer
34. Inugami (2001) 29 checks - 4.0* by Masato Harada
35. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014) 109 checks - 2.5* by Tony Oliver, Ryuichi Yagi, Takashi Yamazaki
36. Every Day a Good Day [Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu] (2018) 12 checks - 3.5* by Tatsushi Ohmori
37. An American in Rome [Un Americano a Roma] (1954) 238 checks - 0.5* by Steno
38. Sputnik (2020) 38 checks - 3.5* by Egor Abramenko
39. Deep Dark (2015) 53 checks - 2.0* by Michael Medaglia
40. The Island Closest to Heaven [Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Shima] (1984) 2 checks - 2.5* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
41. Replicas (2018) 341 checks - 2.0* by Jeffrey Nachmanoff
42. Backcountry (2014) 389 checks - 3.0* by Adam MacDonald
43. Happy Ghost [Hoi Sam Gwai] (1984) 14 checks - 1.5* by Clifton Ko
44. Monster Hunt 2 [Zhuo Yao Ji 2] (2018) 96 checks - 3.0* by Raman Hui
45. Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables [Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu E no Michi] (2010) 10 checks - 2.5* by Isao Takahata
46. Dear Ex [Shei Xian Ai Shang Ta De] (2018) 64 checks - 3.0* by Chih-Yen Hsu, Mag Hsu
47. Special Actors (2019) 6 checks - 2.5* by Shin'ichirô Ueda
48. Samurai Kids [Mizu no Tabibito: Samurai Kizzu] (1993) 1 check - 3.0* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
49. Nonfilm (2002) 50 checks - 3.0* by Quentin Dupieux
50. Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus [Rupan Sansei: Kutabare! Nastradamus] (1995) 61 checks - 3.0* by Shun'ya Itô, Takeshi Shirato, Nobuo Tomizawa

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Post by Onderhond » August 24th, 2020, 10:08 pm

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52. Lupin III: Dragon of Doom [Rupan Sansei: Moeyo Zantetsuken] (1994) 33 checks - 3.0* by Masaharu Okuwaki

A pretty traditional Lupin adventure. A notorious villain is chasing a rare and powerful artifact, asks Lupin's help and the rest is history. While there's some variation in execution and genre balance, the crux of the Lupin films doesn't seem to change all that much. Lupin is a master thief and no matter how cunning his adversaries are, he's always better than them. The first half of the film is spent on retrieving the artifact (which is stored in the shipwreck of the Titanic), the second half is basically one big carousel of deceit, with Goemon playing a central part in the story. The plot itself isn't all that interesting really, the ending is also incredibly predictable, but as a hook it offers plenty of opportunities. The animation quality is rather mediocre, though it gets better whenever the action ramps up. The characters are a fun bunch, the sense of adventure is on point and the action scenes are pretty hilarious. These Lupin films aren't real stand-outs, but they sure are a lot of fun and because they're quite short, they're also easily digestible. I guess I'm a fan.

The trick is to watch contemporary cinemaShow
01. The Tears of the Great Sage (2020) 1 check - 2.5* by Frankie Chung
02. The Big Score [Jue Qiao Zhi Duo Xing] (1990) 1 check - 2.5* by Jing Wong
03. Double World (2019) 17 checks - 3.5* by Teddy Chan
04. Amulet (2020) 14 checks - 2.5* by Romola Garai
05. The 8-Year Engagement [8-Nengoshi no Hanayome] (2017) 7 checks - 3.0* by Takahisa Zeze
06. China White [Gwang Tin Lung Fu Wui] (1989) 3 checks - 1.5* by Ronny Yu
07. Selfie from Hell (2018) 26 checks - 2.5* by Erdal Ceylan
08. Cybernetics Guardian [Seijûki Cyguard] (1989) 4 checks - 3.0* by Koichi Ohata
09. Parasyte: Part 1 [Kiseijuu] (2014) 83 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
10. Love Is Five, Seven, Five [Koi wa Go-shichi-go!] (2005) 2 checks - 3.0* by Naoko Ogigami
11. My Friend 'A' [Yûzai] (2018) 4 checks - 3.5* by Takahisa Zeze
12. The Doll 2 (2017) 4 checks - 2.0* by Rocky Soraya
13. Dragon Reloaded [Lung Gam Wai Yi Dzi Wang Mo Leung Leung] (2005) 1 check - 3.0* by Vincent Kok
14. Shape of Red (2020) 1 check - 3.5* by Yukiko Mishima
15. High & Low: The Worst (2019) 1 check - 4.0* by Shigeaki Kubo
16. Killing God [Matar a Dios] (2017) 2 checks - 4.0* by Caye Casas & Albert Pintó
17. The Untold Story 2 [Yan Yuk Cha Siu Bau II: Tin Jue Dei Mit] (1998) 13 checks - 1.5* by Yiu-Kuen Ng
18. Earthquake Bird (2019) 190 checks - 2.5* by Wash Westmoreland
19. An American Pickle (2020) 35 checks - 2.5* by Brandon Trost
20. Alexandra's Project (2003) 254 checks - 3.5* by Rolf de Heer
21. Coma [Koma] (2019) 35 checks - 3.5* by Nikita Argunov
22. Once Upon a Time in London (2019) 25 checks - 2.5* by Simon Rumley
23. Rich and Famous [Gong Woo Ching] (1987) 19 checks - 2.5* by Taylor Wong
24. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend [Chôjin Densetsu Urotsukidôji] (1989) 358 checks - 3.5* by Hideki Takayama
25. One Night [Hitoyo] (2019) 1 check - 3.5* by Kazuya Shiraishi
26. Maria (2019) 18 checks - 3.0* by Pedring Lopez
27. Parasyte: Part 2 [Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen] (2015) 36 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
28. Black Water: Abyss (2015) 13 checks - 2.5* by Andrew Traucki
29. Maid-Droid [Rôjin to Rabudôru: Watashi ga Shochô ni Natta Toki] (2008) 13 checks - 1.5* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
30. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 [Always Zoku San-chôme no Yûhi] (2007) 26 checks - 3.0* by Takashi Yamazaki
31. Witches in the Woods (2019) 7 checks - 3.5* by Jordan Barker
32. Maid-Droid 2: Maidroid vs Hostroids [Saigo no Rabudôru: Watashi, Otona no Omocha Tomemashita] (2010) 3 checks - 1.0* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
33. Rendez-Vous (2015) 30 checks - 1.5* by Antoinette Beumer
34. Inugami (2001) 29 checks - 4.0* by Masato Harada
35. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014) 109 checks - 2.5* by Tony Oliver, Ryuichi Yagi, Takashi Yamazaki
36. Every Day a Good Day [Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu] (2018) 12 checks - 3.5* by Tatsushi Ohmori
37. An American in Rome [Un Americano a Roma] (1954) 238 checks - 0.5* by Steno
38. Sputnik (2020) 38 checks - 3.5* by Egor Abramenko
39. Deep Dark (2015) 53 checks - 2.0* by Michael Medaglia
40. The Island Closest to Heaven [Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Shima] (1984) 2 checks - 2.5* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
41. Replicas (2018) 341 checks - 2.0* by Jeffrey Nachmanoff
42. Backcountry (2014) 389 checks - 3.0* by Adam MacDonald
43. Happy Ghost [Hoi Sam Gwai] (1984) 14 checks - 1.5* by Clifton Ko
44. Monster Hunt 2 [Zhuo Yao Ji 2] (2018) 96 checks - 3.0* by Raman Hui
45. Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables [Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu E no Michi] (2010) 10 checks - 2.5* by Isao Takahata
46. Dear Ex [Shei Xian Ai Shang Ta De] (2018) 64 checks - 3.0* by Chih-Yen Hsu, Mag Hsu
47. Special Actors (2019) 6 checks - 2.5* by Shin'ichirô Ueda
48. Samurai Kids [Mizu no Tabibito: Samurai Kizzu] (1993) 1 check - 3.0* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
49. Nonfilm (2002) 50 checks - 3.0* by Quentin Dupieux
50. Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus [Rupan Sansei: Kutabare! Nastradamus] (1995) 61 checks - 3.0* by Shun'ya Itô, Takeshi Shirato, Nobuo Tomizawa
51. Ana by Day [Ana de Día] (2018) 6 checks - 3.5* by Andrea Jaurrieta

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Post by Lilarcor » August 24th, 2020, 10:09 pm

13. Nebulosan (Eric M. Nilsson & Tobias Janson, 1999) 7/10 [6 checks]

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1. Gállok (Truls Andersen, 2018) 5/10 [1 check]
2. Juni (Fijona Jonuzi, 2007) 7/10 [25 checks]
3. Sicilia! (Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub, 1999) 7/10 [263 checks]
4. Pelle Svanslös (Christian Ryltenius, 2020) [1 check]
5. The Brig (Jonas & Adolfas Mekas, 1964) 8/10 [81 checks]
6. Pool (Anders Lennberg, 2020) [2 checks]
7. Hallo Baby (Johan Bergenstråhle, 1976) 6/10 [17 checks]
8. Ye ban ge sheng / Song at Midnight (Ma-Xu Weibang, 1937) [327 checks]
9. La vérité / The Truth (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2019) 7/10 [138 checks]
10. Barnförbjudet / For Adults Only (Marie-Louise De Geer Bergenstråhle, 1979) 7/10 [19 checks]
11. First Cow (Kelly Reichardt, 2019) 9/10 [162 checks] (l)
12. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (Xavier Dolan, 2018) 5/10 [149 checks]
13. Nebulosan (Eric M. Nilsson & Tobias Janson, 1999) 7/10 [6 checks]

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Post by pitchorneirda » August 24th, 2020, 10:34 pm

23. Ting Che (2008, Mong-Hong Chung) 7/10 [40 checks]

I like this movie that sounds like a "state-of-a-nation" tale about Taiwan with a antihero turning into a "hero" the more he faces evil. Some details in several situations seem not that credible but the characters are sympathetic and I was hooked from beginning to end, which is rare enough to be mentioned.

24. La forteresse (2008, Fernand Melgar) 6/10 [25 checks]

Nice documentary about a centre for asylum seekers in Switzerland; what is shown is very interesting but maybe the topic is too broad to be exhausted with it. And thus Fernand Melgar should not have chosen to be exhaustive, he should have further developed some specificities: for example it's very relevant when it depicts the arbitrary evaluations of the stories told by the asylum seekers to be accepted in the country. But I thought the movie also juggled too many other situations and thus could not go really deep when it got the most interesting.


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Post by maxwelldeux » August 25th, 2020, 12:19 am

You probably haven’t heard of these filmsShow
1. Breaker! Breaker! (1977) 257 checks
2. The American West of John Ford (1971) 20 checks
3. On Location: George Carlin at USC (1977) 83 Checks
4. The Cassandra Crossing (1976) 260 Checks
5. Dartktown Strutters (1975) 112 Checks
6. The Girls from Thunder Strip (1970) 7 checks
7. She's Beautiful When She's Angry (2014) 152 Checks
8. On Any Sunday (1971) 59 checks
9. Climate Refugees (2010) 3 checks
10. Chariots of the Gods (1970, Germany) 99 Checks
11. Moonwalk One (1972) 54 Checks
12. Connected by Coffee (2014) 5 Checks
13. Despair (1978, Germany) 247 Checks #sol
14. The Civil Hoax: Civil War Deniers (2018) 1 Check
15. An Injury to One (2002) 55 Checks
16. White Like Me (2013) 6 Checks
17. What is Democracy? (2018) 10 Checks
The director of this doc interviews people about democracy. There are some interesting tidbits in here when people are talking a little more concretely about issues going on in the world, but her style of doc is not one I tend to gravitate towards.

18-20. Shorts: (181m):
Quiet as Kept (2007) 56 checks
Kama Sutra Rides Again (1971, 9m) 305 Checks
Holding (1971, 13m) 69 Checks
The End of One (1973, 7m) 157 Checks
Tup Tup (1972, 10m) 285 Checks
Sodoma (1970, 16m) 225 Checks
Sort of a Commercial for an Icebag (1970, 15m) 158 Checks
Beauty Knows No Pain (1972, 26m) 168 Checks
8 Flags for 99¢ (1970, 30m) 99 Checks
Apotheosis (1970, 18m) 182 Checks
Canyon (1970, 6m) 304 Checks
Fly (1970, 25m) 143 Checks

8 Flags for 99¢ was the highlight of this batch for me - the discussions of society and war and whatnot are so topical even 50 years later that you would have to change very little dialogue to convince a person this wasn't a modern documentary. On the opposite end of the spectrum, Fly ruined nudity. Mark David Chapman hit the wrong one of that couple. :circle:

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Post by frbrown » August 25th, 2020, 12:51 am

5. Wild and Willing (1972) 1 check https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167951/

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1. A Blueprint for Murder (1953) 143 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045566/
2. Inside Job (1946) 47 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038643/
3. Marine Express (1979) 8 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2833226/
4. For You I Die (1947) 56 checks https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039389/
5. Wild and Willing (1972) 1 check https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167951/

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Post by blocho » August 25th, 2020, 2:46 am

flavo5000 wrote:
August 24th, 2020, 2:15 pm
158. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971) Checks: 40
In this entry in the Godsploitation genre
Is that an actual genre?

The movie sounds amazing, by the way.

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Post by flavo5000 » August 25th, 2020, 3:04 am

blocho wrote:
August 25th, 2020, 2:46 am
flavo5000 wrote:
August 24th, 2020, 2:15 pm
158. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971) Checks: 40
In this entry in the Godsploitation genre
Is that an actual genre?

The movie sounds amazing, by the way.
I mean, kind of, yea. I was actually thinking of writing an article about it for the ICM magazine. If the Footmen... is one of several of those that Ron Ormand made. You've also got the rapture series Donald Thompson did that includes Thief in the Night I mentioned a couple weeks ago. There are lots of random "educational" short films. And of course, the legendary Blood Freak. Many others too.

Oh, and it is amazing.

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Post by jdidaco » August 25th, 2020, 6:40 am

(Screenshots from 'Sól ziemi czarnej' & 'Spirala'),

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65. Sól ziemi czarnej (Salt of the Black Earth, Kazimierz Kutz, 1970) 8.5/10 (30 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066323/reference
66. Oxygen (Matjaz Klopcic, 1970) 7/10 (4 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0172934/reference
67. Lilika (Branko Plesa, 1970) 8/10 (18 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0128308/reference
68. Wozzeck (Joachim Hess, 1972) 8.5/10 (3 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0257278/reference
69. Der Barbier von Sevilla (The Barber of Seville, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle & Ernst Wild, 1973) 8.5/10 (3 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0168485/reference
70. Pokoj, rci, jad (Misery, Kiril Cenevski, 1975) 8.5/10 (3 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0182254/reference
71. Couche-moi dans le sable et fais jaillir ton pétrole... (Check My Oil, Baby, Norbert Terry, 1975) 6/10 (1 check) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0248739/reference
72. Nordsee ist Mordsee (North Sea Is Dead Sea, Hark Bohm, 1976) 8/10 (16 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073465/reference
73. Mama, ich lebe (Mama, I'm Alive, Konrad Wolf, 1977) 9/10 (5 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074848/reference
74. Spirala (The Spiral, Krzysztof Zanussi, 1978) 8.5/10 (46 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078310/reference
75. Egon Schiele - Exzesse (Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment, Herbert Vesely, 1980) 7/10 (20 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082311/reference
76. E nachtlang Füürland (Land of Fire All Night Long, Clemens Klopfenstein & Remo Legnazzi, 1981) 8/10 (5 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084382/reference
77. Severnyy svet/Lumière du nord (Northern Light, Sergey Loznitsa, 2008) 8/10 (3 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2375355/reference
78. Cztery noce z Anna (Four Nights with Anna, Jerzy Skolimowski, 2008) 7/10 (110 checks) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1225290/reference

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1. Stop! (Bill Gunn, 1970) 9/10 (7 checks)
2. Roseland (Fredric Hobbs, 1971) 7/10 (4 checks)
3. T-Wo-Men (Werner Nekes, 1972) 10/10 (16 checks)
4. Tod und Teufel/Death and Devil (Stephen Dwoskin, 1974) 9/10 (12 checks)
5. Passing Strangers (Arthur J. Bressan Jr., 1974) 9/10 (2 checks)
6. Der Gehülfe (The Assistant, Thomas Koerfer, 1976) 9/10 (3 checks)
7. Der junge Freud (Young Dr. Freud, Axel Corti, 1976) 9/10 (3 checks)
8. Bierkampf (Beer Chase, Herbert Achternbusch, 1977) 9/10 (6 checks)
9. Sieben Sommersprossen (Seven Freckles, Herrmann Zschoche, 1978) 8/10 (16 checks)
10. Grauzone (Zones, Fredi M. Murer, 1979) 9/10 (2 checks)
11. Loos Ornamental (Heinz Emigholz, 2008) 8/10 (12 checks)
12. Parable (Jon Jost, 2008) 8/10 (7 checks)
13. Ice (Robert Kramer, 1970) 9/10 (105 checks)
14. San Domingo (Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, 1970) 8/10 (9 checks)
15. Die Niklashauser Fart (The Niklashausen Journey, Rainer Werner Fassbinder & Michael Fengler, 1970) 9.5/10 (99 checks)
16. Fremde Stadt (Strange City, Rudolf Thome, 1972) 8.5/10 (2 checks)
17. Ich schaff's einfach nimmer (‎I Just Can't Go On, John Cook, 1973) 8/10 (3 checks)
18. Steppenwolf (Fred Haines, 1974) 6.5/10 (173 checks)
19. Ikarus (Icarus, Heiner Carow, 1975) 8/10 (3 checks)
20. Arena besetzt (Arena Squatted, Ruth Beckermann & Josef Aichholzer & Franz Grafl, 1977) 8/10 (8 checks)
21. Die teuflischen Schwestern (Sexy Sisters, Jesús Franco, 1977) 6/10 (28 checks)
22. Die letzten Jahre der Kindheit (The Last Years of Childhood, Norbert Kückelmann, 1979) 8/10 (10 checks)
23. El brau blau (The Blue Bull, Daniel V. Villamediana, 2008) 8.5/10 (4 checks)
24. Britain's Glory (Klaus Wyborny, 2016) 9.5/10 (2 checks)
25. O Happy Day (Seventeen and Anxious, Zbynek Brynych, 1970) 7/10 (4 checks)
26. Medená veza (The Copper Tower, Martin Hollý, 1970) 7.5/10 (41 checks)
27. The Moon and the Sledgehammer (Philip Trevelyan, 1971) 7.5/10 (41 checks)
28. Tristan et Iseult (Tristan and Isolde, Yvan Lagrange, 1972) 9/10 (15 checks)
29. Inferno (Stanislav Barabas, 1973) 9/10 (2 checks)
30. Der Kulterer (Vojtech Jasný, 1974) 8.5/10 (4 checks)
31. La vérité sur l'imaginaire passion d'un inconnu (The Truth About the Imaginary Passion of an Unknown, Marcel Hanoun, 1974) 10/10 (4 checks)
32. Ta hromata tis iridos (The Color of Iris, Nikos Panayotopoulos, 1974) 7.5/10 (12 checks)
33. Happy Day (Pantelis Voulgaris, 1976) 9/10 (28 checks)
34. Utopia (Iradj Azimi, 1978) 8.5/10 (1 check)
35. Strasek, der Vampir (Strasek, the Vampyre, Theodor Boder, 1983) 7.5/10 (1 check)
36. The Sun and the Moon (Stephen Dwoskin, 2008) 8/10 (7 checks)
37. James ou pas (James or Not, Michel Soutter, 1970) 8/10 (8 checks)
38. Perdidos e Malditos (Lost and Damned, Geraldo Veloso, 1970) 7.5/10 (3 checks)
39. Behinderte Zukunft (Handicapped Future, Werner Herzog, 1971) 7.5/10 (77 checks)
40. Imagens do Silêncio (Images of Silence, Luiz Rosemberg Filho, 1973) 9/10 (5 checks)
41. Het Witte Kasteel (The White Castle, Johan van der Keuken, 1973) 9.5/10 (10 checks)
42. Flanagan (Adriaan Ditvoorst, 1975) 8.5/10 (8 checks)
43. Je t'aime, tu danses (François Weyergans, 1975) 8.5/10 (2 checks)
44. Casanova & Co. (Franz Antel, 1977) 5/10 (10 checks)
45. John Heartfield, Fotomonteur (John Heartfield, Photomontagist, Helmut Herbst, 1977) 8.5/10 (5 checks)
46. Das Ende des Regenbogens (The End of the Rainbow, Uwe Frießner, 1979) 8/10 (2 checks)
47. Die Erben (The Inheritors, Walter Bannert, 1983) 7.5/10 (11 checks)
48. Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky (A Trick of the Light, Wim Wenders, 1995) 7.5/10 (78 checks)
49. Jardim (The Garden, João Vladimiro, 2008) 8.5/10 (2 checks)
50. Un autre homme (Another Man, Lionel Baier, 2008) 8/10 (18 checks)
51. Captain Milkshake (Richard Crawford, 1970) 8/10 (8 checks)
52. Utazás a koponyám körül (Trip Around My Cranium, György Révész, 1970) 7.5/10 (4 checks)
53. Die Bettwurst (The Bed Sausage, Rosa von Praunheim, 1971) 8/10 (18 checks)
54. Sylvie (Klaus Lemke, 1973) 7/10 (3 checks)
55. In Gefahr und größter Not bringt der Mittelweg den Tod (In Danger and Deep Distress, the Middleway Spells Certain Death, Alexander Kluge & Edgar Reitz, 1974) 9/10 (17 checks)
56. Beethoven - Tage aus einem Leben (Beethoven - Days in a Life, Horst Seemann, 1976) 7.5/10 (1 check)
57. Langsamer Sommer (Slow Summer, John Cook & Michael Pilz, 1976) 8/10 (7 checks)
58. The Animal (Walter Ungerer, 1976) 9/10 (3 checks)
59. Four Shadows (Larry Gottheim, 1978) 8/10 (2 checks)
60. Allegro barbaro (Miklós Jancsó, 1979) 7.5/10 (5 checks)
61. Kick That Habit (Peter Liechti, 1989) 8.5/10 (3 checks)
62. The Pharaoh's Belt (Lewis Klahr, 1993) 8/10 (8 checks)
63. An Injury to One (Travis Wilkerson, 2002) 8/10 (54 checks)
64. Saját halál (Own Death, Péter Forgács, 2008) 9/10 (8 checks)

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Post by zzzorf » August 25th, 2020, 7:16 am

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1. Satan's School for Girls (1973) - 7/10 - 53 checks
2. Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001) - 7/10 - 132 checks
3. The Tall Man (2011) - 7/10 - 12 checks
4-6. Manoel dans l'île des merveilles (1984) - 4/10 - 121 checks
7. Pisma myortvogo cheloveka (1986) - 6/10 - 348 checks
8. Vedreba (1967) - 8/10 - 94 checks
9. Jariskatsis mama (1965) - 7/10 - 100 checks
10. The Enemies (2017) - 7/10 - First Check
11. XIX saukunis qartuli qronika (1979) - 3/10 - 17 checks
12. Veris ubnis melodiebi (1973) - 8/10 - 16 checks
13. Didi mtsvane veli (1967) - 7/10 - 18 checks
14. Against the Night (2017) - 4/10 - 6 checks
15. Relic (2020) - 6/10 - 145 checks
16. 8 (2019) - 6/10 - 9 checks
17. A Tale of Two Critters (1977) - 6/10 - 16 checks
18. Nada (2001) - 2/10 - 51 checks
19. Visaaranai (2015) - 7/10 - 81 checks
20. Priceless (2016) - 6/10 - 26 checks
21. The Pendle Witch Child (2011) - 6/10 - First Check
22. Angela (1995) - 7/10 - 53 checks
23. Kundskabens træ (1981) - 6/10 - 239 checks
24. Parade of the Dead (2010) - 6/10 - 3 checks
25. Thoroughbred (1936) - 6/10 - 2 checks
26. Jungle Woman (1926) - 5/10 - 2 checks
27. ...All the Marbles (1981) - 9/10 - 115 checks
28. The Far Paradise (1928) - 7/10 - 3 checks
29. Barnens ö (1980) - 7/10 - 158 checks
30. Alias the Champ (1949) - 6/10 - 3 checks
31. Mara Maru (1952) - 6/10 - 14 checks
32. Fragtime (2019) - 7/10 - 6 checks
33. The Haunting of Sorority Row (2007) - 6/10 - 70 checks
34. Dead End Road (2004) - 3/10 - 5 checks
35. Cagefighter: Worlds Collide (2020) - 8/10 - 2 checks
36. The Cheshire Murders (2013) - 6/10 - 106 checks
37. Nevinost bez zastite (1968) - 5/10 - 257 checks
38. Nicholas' Gift (1998) - 6/10 - 15 checks
39. The George McKenna Story (1986) - 6/10 - 24 checks
40. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995) - 7/10 - 62 checks
41. Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance (2011) - 7/10 - 42 checks
42. Sheborg Massacre (2016) - 4/10 - 7 checks
43. Flicka och hyacinter (1950) - 6/10 - 207 checks
44. Udzinarta mze (1992) - 5/10 - 20 checks
45. Les ombres (1982) - 7/10 - 3 checks
46. Aniara (2018) - 7/10 - 157 checks
47. Backroads (1977) - 6/10 - 70 checks
48. His Royal Highness (1932) - 4/10 - 4 checks
49. Rupan sansei (1978) - 7/10 - 131 checks
50. Garth Brooks: Ireland and Back (1998) - 7/10 - 5 checks
51. Slipknot: Disasterpieces (2002) - 6/10 - 26 checks
52. Nakitai watashi wa neko wo kaburu (2020) - 7/10 - 111 checks
53. Eegah (1962) - 2/10 - 320 checks
54. Power King (1995) - 3/10 - 2 checks
55. A Waltz Through the Hills (1988) - 7/10 - 4 checks
56. After She Wakes (2019) - 5/10 - 5 checks
57. Onigamiden (2011) - 5/10 - 74 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1849027/
58. Tunnelen (2019) - 5/10 - 48 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9049042/
59. Dede (2017) - 6/10 - 11 checks - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5638952/

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Post by cinephage » August 25th, 2020, 7:38 am

18. Die Parallelstrasse, by Ferdinand Khittl (1962) 4/10 - 110 Checks

I was interested in the installation, but found the movie rather boring and severely lacking... It is certainly unique, but it really does not push me towards anything...
Venturing into the realm of unseen cinema (17)Show
01. Un linceul n'a pas de poches, by Jean-Pierre Mocky (1974) 7,5/10 - 8 Checks
02. O fovos, by Kostas Manoussakis (1966) 8,5/10 - 82 Checks
03. Moeder Dao, de schildpadgelijkende, by Vincent Monnikendam (1995) 8/10 - 80 Checks
04. Viktor und Viktoria, by Reinhold Schünzel (1933) 7,5/10 - 173 Checks
05. Unter den Brucken, by Helmut Käutner (1946) 7/10 - 250 Checks
06. Araya, by Margot Benaceraf (1959) 7/10 - 271 Checks
07. Encounter, by Paul Salamoff (2018) 6/10 - 6 Checks
08. Salyut-7, by Klim Shipenko (2017) 8/10 - 134 Checks
09. Inugami-ke no ichizoku / The Inugami Family, by Kon Ichikawa (1976) 7,5/10 - 40 Checks
10. Es geschah am hellichten Tag, by Ladislao Vajda (1958) 9/10 - 314 Checks
11. Westfront 1918, by G.W. Pabst (1930) 8/10 - 322 Checks
12. Tomato Kecchappu Kôtei, by Shûji Terayama (1971) 3/10 - 202 Checks
13. La rose écorchée, by Claude Mulot (1970) 8/10 - 33 Checks
14. House of whipcord, by Pete Walker (1974) 5/10 - 132 Checks
15. Akai Tenshi, by Yasuzô Masumura (1966) 7/10 - 379 Checks
16. Madre, by Rodrigo Sorogoyen (2019) 8/10 - 24 Checks
17. The Climb, by Michael Angelo Covino (2019) - 21 Che

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Post by Onderhond » August 25th, 2020, 7:41 am

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53. Ares (2016) 77 checks - 3.0* by Jean-Patrick Benes

A simple but fun sci-fi flick that borrows quite heavily from Alita (and more classic sci-fi, like 1984), though with a seriously reduced scope in order to keep its budget in check. That means that the overt sci-fi elements are kept to a minimum (which is a minor disappointment), on the other hand the film looks more grounded than many of its peers (in the same budget category). We're looking at a future where corporations have pretty much taken over the world and people have been given more control over their own bodies. While that doesn't sound too bad, it basically means that many are selling their own flesh for human testing purposes. A beat down cage fighter suddenly finds himself in the middle of a fight between activists and the corporations and holds the key to start a revolution. The cinematography is nice, sadly Benes' vision of the future is a bit derivative. Performances are decent, the plot is entertaining enough and with only 80 minutes on the clock the runtime and pacing are perfect. It's not a very remarkable film, but sci-fi fans will find plenty here to enjoy here.

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01. The Tears of the Great Sage (2020) 1 check - 2.5* by Frankie Chung
02. The Big Score [Jue Qiao Zhi Duo Xing] (1990) 1 check - 2.5* by Jing Wong
03. Double World (2019) 17 checks - 3.5* by Teddy Chan
04. Amulet (2020) 14 checks - 2.5* by Romola Garai
05. The 8-Year Engagement [8-Nengoshi no Hanayome] (2017) 7 checks - 3.0* by Takahisa Zeze
06. China White [Gwang Tin Lung Fu Wui] (1989) 3 checks - 1.5* by Ronny Yu
07. Selfie from Hell (2018) 26 checks - 2.5* by Erdal Ceylan
08. Cybernetics Guardian [Seijûki Cyguard] (1989) 4 checks - 3.0* by Koichi Ohata
09. Parasyte: Part 1 [Kiseijuu] (2014) 83 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
10. Love Is Five, Seven, Five [Koi wa Go-shichi-go!] (2005) 2 checks - 3.0* by Naoko Ogigami
11. My Friend 'A' [Yûzai] (2018) 4 checks - 3.5* by Takahisa Zeze
12. The Doll 2 (2017) 4 checks - 2.0* by Rocky Soraya
13. Dragon Reloaded [Lung Gam Wai Yi Dzi Wang Mo Leung Leung] (2005) 1 check - 3.0* by Vincent Kok
14. Shape of Red (2020) 1 check - 3.5* by Yukiko Mishima
15. High & Low: The Worst (2019) 1 check - 4.0* by Shigeaki Kubo
16. Killing God [Matar a Dios] (2017) 2 checks - 4.0* by Caye Casas & Albert Pintó
17. The Untold Story 2 [Yan Yuk Cha Siu Bau II: Tin Jue Dei Mit] (1998) 13 checks - 1.5* by Yiu-Kuen Ng
18. Earthquake Bird (2019) 190 checks - 2.5* by Wash Westmoreland
19. An American Pickle (2020) 35 checks - 2.5* by Brandon Trost
20. Alexandra's Project (2003) 254 checks - 3.5* by Rolf de Heer
21. Coma [Koma] (2019) 35 checks - 3.5* by Nikita Argunov
22. Once Upon a Time in London (2019) 25 checks - 2.5* by Simon Rumley
23. Rich and Famous [Gong Woo Ching] (1987) 19 checks - 2.5* by Taylor Wong
24. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend [Chôjin Densetsu Urotsukidôji] (1989) 358 checks - 3.5* by Hideki Takayama
25. One Night [Hitoyo] (2019) 1 check - 3.5* by Kazuya Shiraishi
26. Maria (2019) 18 checks - 3.0* by Pedring Lopez
27. Parasyte: Part 2 [Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen] (2015) 36 checks - 3.5* by Takashi Yamazaki
28. Black Water: Abyss (2015) 13 checks - 2.5* by Andrew Traucki
29. Maid-Droid [Rôjin to Rabudôru: Watashi ga Shochô ni Natta Toki] (2008) 13 checks - 1.5* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
30. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 [Always Zoku San-chôme no Yûhi] (2007) 26 checks - 3.0* by Takashi Yamazaki
31. Witches in the Woods (2019) 7 checks - 3.5* by Jordan Barker
32. Maid-Droid 2: Maidroid vs Hostroids [Saigo no Rabudôru: Watashi, Otona no Omocha Tomemashita] (2010) 3 checks - 1.0* by Naoyuki Tomomatsu
33. Rendez-Vous (2015) 30 checks - 1.5* by Antoinette Beumer
34. Inugami (2001) 29 checks - 4.0* by Masato Harada
35. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014) 109 checks - 2.5* by Tony Oliver, Ryuichi Yagi, Takashi Yamazaki
36. Every Day a Good Day [Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu] (2018) 12 checks - 3.5* by Tatsushi Ohmori
37. An American in Rome [Un Americano a Roma] (1954) 238 checks - 0.5* by Steno
38. Sputnik (2020) 38 checks - 3.5* by Egor Abramenko
39. Deep Dark (2015) 53 checks - 2.0* by Michael Medaglia
40. The Island Closest to Heaven [Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Shima] (1984) 2 checks - 2.5* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
41. Replicas (2018) 341 checks - 2.0* by Jeffrey Nachmanoff
42. Backcountry (2014) 389 checks - 3.0* by Adam MacDonald
43. Happy Ghost [Hoi Sam Gwai] (1984) 14 checks - 1.5* by Clifton Ko
44. Monster Hunt 2 [Zhuo Yao Ji 2] (2018) 96 checks - 3.0* by Raman Hui
45. Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables [Akage no An: Gurîn Gêburuzu E no Michi] (2010) 10 checks - 2.5* by Isao Takahata
46. Dear Ex [Shei Xian Ai Shang Ta De] (2018) 64 checks - 3.0* by Chih-Yen Hsu, Mag Hsu
47. Special Actors (2019) 6 checks - 2.5* by Shin'ichirô Ueda
48. Samurai Kids [Mizu no Tabibito: Samurai Kizzu] (1993) 1 check - 3.0* by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
49. Nonfilm (2002) 50 checks - 3.0* by Quentin Dupieux
50. Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus [Rupan Sansei: Kutabare! Nastradamus] (1995) 61 checks - 3.0* by Shun'ya Itô, Takeshi Shirato, Nobuo Tomizawa
51. Ana by Day [Ana de Día] (2018) 6 checks - 3.5* by Andrea Jaurrieta
52. Lupin III: Dragon of Doom [Rupan Sansei: Moeyo Zantetsuken] (1994) 33 checks - 3.0* by Masaharu Okuwaki

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