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OldAle1 wrote: January 26th, 2022, 6:05 pm
beasterne wrote: January 26th, 2022, 4:41 pm Paste’s 100 Greatest Movie Robots of All Time: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/past ... beasterne/

I found this list after watching Silent Running and really digging the drones in that film. This list was published June 2021, and has a nice mix of classic sci-fi and rarer titles.

40/98 for me on this list.
Cool list. I think you should probably have the full-length serial version of the 1936 Flash Gordon instead of the one you have, which is the feature-length film cut from it; the article doesn't make it plain, but I think nearly anybody watching it today would go to the full-length serial:

https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/fla ... on-1936-2/

Counting that, I've seen 72. Can't say I've ever watched films about robots in any determined way, but I have seen a lot of science fiction and am pretty strong on the earlier decades. The most significant film missing from this period as far as I can see is probably Gibil sensatsii (1935); from later decades the list looks thin on non-American stuff, very thin.
Great point on Flash Gordon, and thanks for the link as well. I’ll make the update.
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I added the catalogue for French cult film label 'Le chat qui fume' a while ago:

https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/le+c ... insomnius/

https://www.lechatquifume.com/

I'll keep updating it when more films are released.

Seen 81.
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joachimt wrote: February 26th, 2022, 3:55 pm
It's even incomplete. :huh:
https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/che ... r=audiomic
I think you misunderstood. "Watch" is present tense. It's a list of films that he's currently watching.
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mjf314 wrote: February 27th, 2022, 8:56 am
joachimt wrote: February 26th, 2022, 3:55 pm
It's even incomplete. :huh:
https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/che ... r=audiomic
I think you misunderstood. "Watch" is present tense. It's a list of films that he's currently watching.
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No dark comedy lists on ICM... or im missing something?
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Armoreska wrote: February 28th, 2022, 7:02 pm No dark comedy lists on ICM... or im missing something?
Apparently not - I've looked for such a thing myself before. This isn't too bad a list - heavily mainstream, but at least most of these films really are black comedies under most peoples' definitions, I would think -

https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/gu ... es-ranked/
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That's a great idea for an official list subject Armoreska, if we can find a list that passes muster. Definitely a niche that's missing at the moment. Maybe dark comedies are a little too "I can't define it, but I know it when I see it" to have any sort of official or comprehensive poll though...
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OldAle1 wrote: February 28th, 2022, 7:15 pm
Armoreska wrote: February 28th, 2022, 7:02 pm No dark comedy lists on ICM... or im missing something?
Apparently not - I've looked for such a thing myself before. This isn't too bad a list - heavily mainstream, but at least most of these films really are black comedies under most peoples' definitions, I would think -

https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/gu ... es-ranked/
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a comedy?
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Armoreska wrote: February 28th, 2022, 7:02 pm No dark comedy lists on ICM... or im missing something?
I just did a quick search, and seems you're right.

#461-493 on this list are black comedy/satire (including political satire).
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461 Duck Soup 1933, in 23 top lists
462 Blazing Saddles 1974, in 14 top lists
463 Network 1976, in 13 top lists
464 The Player 1992, in 10 top lists
465 Election 1999, in 7 top lists
466 A Hard Day's Night 1964, in 18 top lists
467 Modern Times 1936, in 29 top lists
468 Mon oncle 1958 — a.k.a. Mon Oncle, in 16 top lists
469 The King of Comedy 1982, in 14 top lists
470 Shampoo 1975, in 6 top lists
471 Thank You for Smoking 2005, in 0 top lists
472 La règle du jeu 1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 23 top lists
473 The Favourite 2018, in 6 top lists
474 Ghost World 2001, in 8 top lists
475 Love and Death 1975, in 4 top lists
476 Arsenic and Old Lace 1942, in 7 top lists
477 Four Lions 2010, in 1 top list
478 Heathers 1989, in 7 top lists
479 M*A*S*H 1970, in 21 top lists
480 Idiocracy 2006, in 1 top list
481 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut 1999, in 9 top lists
482 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949, in 19 top lists
483 Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu 2005 — a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, in 10 top lists

484 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop... 1964, in 34 top lists
485 The Great Dictator 1940, in 24 top lists
486 The Death of Stalin 2017, in 1 top list
487 Wag the Dog 1997, in 2 top lists
488 Being There 1979, in 12 top lists
489 Nashville 1975, in 20 top lists
490 Dave 1993, in 1 top list
491 Tillsammans 2000 — a.k.a. Together, in 9 top lists
492 In the Loop 2009, in 2 top lists
493 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939, in 14 top lists
According to my spreadsheet I've seen 93 black comedies and/or satires (excluding shorts), of which I'd probably recommend 40-50 or so.
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Criterion released episode 6 of Queersighted. This one is entitled “Stage to Screen”, and added eight new entries to the ongoing list, now up to 60 entries: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... beasterne/

Some interesting choices in this batch, including films that I’ve never seen read as queer before, like A Raisin in the Sun and Brief Encounter. The curators discuss how both plays were written by gay authors, and how modern film theorists can read these films looking for queer themes that aren’t present in the actual text, but nevertheless can add nuance to the works.
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Here's a list found and added of euro cult movies. Looked pretty fun:
https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/euro ... flavo5000/

I'm at 75/101

Also fyi, it's at 101 and not 100 because they included Nekromantik 1 & 2 as a single entry for some reason.
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Always fun those kind of lists. I am at 71 checked.
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Onderhond wrote: April 13th, 2022, 10:21 am Best British film of the 21st century, as voted by 60 critics:

https://www.massive-cinema.com/storyboa ... ll-results
https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... onderhond/
Cool list, though I can only be amused by the notion that Cold War and The Power of the Dog are British films.
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That would be a cool new official list due to all the unusual choices, but yeah nationality’s questionable for a few, The Magdalene Sisters is Irish too?
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A surprising number of unofficial checks. I hadn't heard of "Remainder" before...sounds interesting.
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Paddington 2 keeps rocking critics' polls like it's the easiest thing
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I just found this wretched list through another forum -

and for kicks I added it to icheckmovies

The Ringer's The 50 Best Rom-Coms

The sheer vastness of the internet and the desire that everybody who's seen more than 10 films seems to have to make lists all but guarantees that there are many worse examples out there, but this is IMO pretty fucking poor and as limited in scope - for a genre which has existed since the beginning of cinema, in every country - as I would have ever imagined. It's like they took their #1 film and decided that it defined romantic comedy, and everything else had to be seen in that specific narrow context.
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I take "romcom" to be a much more specific term than "romantic comedy", one I wouldn't apply to anything pre 80s, though I would apply it to non-American or British films, which this list evidently doesn't do.
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The oldest film is from 1971 and there are only 9 films pre-1990, wow. I still put it on my watchlist because my sister in law loves these kinds of movies so I try to watch one every once in a while in deference to her.
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beasterne wrote: April 19th, 2022, 10:42 pm my sister in law loves these kinds of movies so I try to watch one every once in a while in deference to her.
Whoever knew people would use lists in such a way. I've complained about it before, but it would be really nice to have more focused lists like these.
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Onderhond wrote: April 20th, 2022, 5:06 am
beasterne wrote: April 19th, 2022, 10:42 pm my sister in law loves these kinds of movies so I try to watch one every once in a while in deference to her.
Whoever knew people would use lists in such a way. I've complained about it before, but it would be really nice to have more focused lists like these.
Top 50 Rom-Coms Your Sister-In-Law Will Love :lol:

Top 50 Old Racist Westerns Your Drunk Uncle Raves About

Top 50 Terrible Kid Flicks That Are A Thinly Veiled Attempt At Crass Commercialism

Top 50 Movies That Your Stoned Neighbor Will Find Awesome
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flavo5000 wrote: April 20th, 2022, 2:51 pm Top 50 Rom-Coms Your Sister-In-Law Will Love :lol:

Top 50 Old Racist Westerns Your Drunk Uncle Raves About

Top 50 Terrible Kid Flicks That Are A Thinly Veiled Attempt At Crass Commercialism

Top 50 Movies That Your Stoned Neighbor Will Find Awesome
Hehe, not that specific of course. But it's nice to have lists of specific niches, otherwise you're looking for a fun romcom to watch and you end up with Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night. And then nobody's happy.
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Torgo wrote: October 4th, 2021, 2:22 pm
dirty_score wrote: October 4th, 2021, 11:47 am
dirty_score wrote: June 4th, 2021, 3:38 pm There you go: Marie Claire's 70 Best Porn Movies of All Time
The list was updated last September and it's now Marie Claire's 68 Best Porn Movies of All Time (missed oportunity here)
They really reduce it from 70 titles down to .. 68? Prudes! ;)
Aaaaand, it's updated and expanded again, if anyone's interest: Marie Claire's The 80 Best Porn Movies of All Time

Amongst the new additions, there's a pinku movie, The Dreamers (original nc-17 uncut version) and a David Duchovny 90's TV Movie that fits this month's challenge B)
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Creepy Catalog's 50+ Best Movies About Cults / website link listed under 'Source' at the bottom of the page
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sol wrote: April 25th, 2022, 2:09 pm Creepy Catalog's 50+ Best Movies About Cults / website link listed under 'Source' at the bottom of the page
Surprised there is no Suicide Club. Then again, there's not a single Asian (non-English) film.
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Is there any good "whodunnit" film list that covers at least 50 films?
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tommy_leazaq wrote: April 27th, 2022, 7:22 pm Is there any good "whodunnit" film list that covers at least 50 films?
https://www.looper.com/209352/the-great ... -all-time/
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dirty_score wrote: April 27th, 2022, 9:44 pm
tommy_leazaq wrote: April 27th, 2022, 7:22 pm Is there any good "whodunnit" film list that covers at least 50 films?
https://www.looper.com/209352/the-great ... -all-time/
Here it is on icm: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/loop ... genaprido/
Not strictly whodunnit, and only a handful of non-English films included in the bottom half, but it's a half decent list with most of the usual suspects (pun intended).
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Cool! I want to have that :sweat:
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https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/mark ... /panunzio/

I've uploaded a filmography of Mark Cousin's follow-up (continuation?) to the Story of Film. Well worth a watch, for those who haven't seen it, and some very interesting choices that I am very keen to check out in greater detail.
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Panunzio wrote: May 7th, 2022, 6:35 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/mark ... /panunzio/

I've uploaded a filmography of Mark Cousin's follow-up (continuation?) to the Story of Film. Well worth a watch, for those who haven't seen it, and some very interesting choices that I am very keen to check out in greater detail.
Thanks! Seen 93/114
It is always great to hear him talk about movies, although i did find Women Make Film overly long and self indulgent to the point where it stopped making a point, so i've been hesitant to jump onto this...
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Panunzio wrote: May 7th, 2022, 6:35 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/mark ... /panunzio/

I've uploaded a filmography of Mark Cousin's follow-up (continuation?) to the Story of Film. Well worth a watch, for those who haven't seen it, and some very interesting choices that I am very keen to check out in greater detail.
I'm surprised that there are 24 pre-2000 films on that list, if the film is supposed to focus on the 21st Century; that's over one-fifth of the list.
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Fergenaprido wrote: May 7th, 2022, 11:00 pm
Panunzio wrote: May 7th, 2022, 6:35 pm https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/mark ... /panunzio/

I've uploaded a filmography of Mark Cousin's follow-up (continuation?) to the Story of Film. Well worth a watch, for those who haven't seen it, and some very interesting choices that I am very keen to check out in greater detail.
I'm surprised that there are 24 pre-2000 films on that list, if the film is supposed to focus on the 21st Century; that's over one-fifth of the list.
It was very common for him to compare and contrast new films with those that had used similar techniques, motifs, and themes in the past. Particularly where there was a very seminal work that had a direct influence, or to use as a clear starting point to demonstrate how contemporary filmmakers have worked to drive the medium forward. They were more key references and touchstones, so the main focus was still very much on 21st century cinema.
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A while back I realized there aren’t really any “black comedy”/“dark comedy” film lists on ICM. And there aren’t too many lists of these movies online either. But I did find this list from Rotten Tomatoes, which was solid enough for me to put it on ICM. And I’m posting it here for those who are interested as well—The 60 Best Black Comedies: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/rott ... beasterne/

Currently at 33/60 on this list. I definitely find this list useful because while some of these films show up on traditional comedy lists, there’s no distinction between light or dark comedy. I’ll most likely be watching more of these in the near future.
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