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    Top Ten Films First Seen in 2020

    Keeping the tradition going into a new decade.
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    1. The Wild Bunch (1969)
    2. Volver (2006)
    3. All About My Mother (1999)
    4. Bad Education (2004)
    5. Cast Away (2000)
    6. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
    7. Talk to Her (2002)
    8. Dirty Dancing (1987)
    9. Broken Embraces (2009)
    10. Law and Order (1969)
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    1. The Taste of Tea (2004, dir. Katsuhito Ishii)
    2. I Walked with a Zombie (1943, dir. Jacques Tourneur)
    3. Transit (2018, dir. Christian Petzold)
    4. Downtown 81 (2000, dir. Edo Bertoglio)
    5. Casa de Lava (1994, dir. Pedro Costa)
    6. Purple Noon (1960, dir. René Clément)
    7. Mahalia Melts in the Rain (2018, dirs. Emilie Mannering & Carmine Pierre-Dufour)
    8. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968, dir. William Greaves)
    9. Phoenix (2014, dir. Christian Petzold)
    10. Fauve (2018, dir. Jérémy Comte)
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    • Walking from Munich to Berlin (Oskar Fischinger, 1927)
    • Street Angel (Yuan Muzhi, 1937)
    • Münchhausen (Josef von Báky, 1943)
    • A Woman of Rumour (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1954)
    • Tales of Ginza (Kawashima Yuzo, 1955)
    • The Cow (Dariush Mehrjui, 1969)
    • Duvidha (Mani Kaul, 1973)
    • Nobody's Fool (Robert Benton, 1994)
    • Pain and Glory (Pedro Almodóvar, 2019)
    • Parasite (Bong Joonho, 2019)
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    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach, 2017) warm
    Bitter Victory (Nicholas Ray, 1957) warm
    The Downfall of Osen (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1935) mild

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    The Taste of Tea is magnificent, indeed.

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    1.) Sister Street Fighter (1974 / Yamaguchi)
    2.) Little Shop of Horrors (1986 / Oz)
    3.) A Study in Terror (1965 / Hill)

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    Dune (1984 / Lynch)
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    Last Five Films I've Seen (Out of 5)

    Music (Sia, 2021) 0.5
    The Little Things (Hancock, 2021) 3.5
    Judas and the Black Messiah (King, 2021) 4
    Tammy and the T-Rex: Gore Cut (Raffill, 1994) WTF
    The Sound of Music (Wise, 1965) 5
    Wonder Woman 1984 (Jenkins, 2020) 1.5
    Pieces of a Woman (Mundruczó, 2020) 4

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    boxed it? its blocked at work. What is that?

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    Quote Quoting Dukefrukem (view post)
    boxed it? its blocked at work. What is that?
    Letterboxd!
    Last Five Films I've Seen (Out of 5)

    Music (Sia, 2021) 0.5
    The Little Things (Hancock, 2021) 3.5
    Judas and the Black Messiah (King, 2021) 4
    Tammy and the T-Rex: Gore Cut (Raffill, 1994) WTF
    The Sound of Music (Wise, 1965) 5
    Wonder Woman 1984 (Jenkins, 2020) 1.5
    Pieces of a Woman (Mundruczó, 2020) 4

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    That link is blocked at work but I can access Letterboxd fine.

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    Nothing Until Black Widow

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    Tom Claney's Breakpoint ★★★˝

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    Mandalorian (Favreau) ★★˝
    Jack Ryan (S2) ★★˝

    Currently Reading | Read
    Howard Stern Comes Again (Stern)


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    Quote Quoting D_Davis (view post)
    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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    1.) Nothing Sacred (1937 / Wellman)
    2.) Blade Runner 2049 (2017 / Villeneuve)
    3.) Sister Street Fighter (1974 / Yamaguchi)
    4.) Little Shop of Horrors (1986 / Oz)
    5.) The Untouchables (1987 / De Palma)
    6.) The Goonies (1985 / Donner)
    7.) A Study in Terror (1965 / Hill)
    8.) Murder on the Orient Express (2017 / Branagh)
    9.) Oldboy (2013 / Lee)
    10.) The House on Tombstone Hill (1989 / Riffel)

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    Dune (1984 / Lynch)
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    1. The Wild Bunch (1969)
    2. Volver (2006)
    3. They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969)
    4. Kes (1969)
    5. High School (1968)

    6. All About My Mother (1999)
    7. Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
    8. Bad Education (2004)
    9. If... (1968)
    10. The Night of Counting the Years (1969)
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    1. Our Town (1956, dir. Yűzô Kawashima)
    2. The Taste of Tea (2004, dir. Katsuhito Ishii)
    3. I Walked with a Zombie (1943, dir. Jacques Tourneur)
    4. A Man Escaped (1956, dir. Robert Bresson)
    5. Transit (2018, dir. Christian Petzold)
    6. Lucky (2017, dir. John Carroll Lynch)
    7. The Sweet Requiem (2018, dirs. Ritu Sarin & Tenzing Sonam)

    8. Downtown 81 (2000, dir. Edo Bertoglio)
    9. Casa de Lava (1994, dir. Pedro Costa)
    10. Spies (1928, dir. Fritz Lang)
    Giving up in 2020. Who cares.

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    Look Then Below (Ben Rivers) **

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    • Street Angel (Yuan Muzhi, 1937)
    • The Letter (William Wyler, 1940)
    • A Woman of Rumour (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1954)
    • Tales of Ginza (Kawashima Yuzo, 1955)
    • 7362 (Pat O'Neill, 1967)
    • The Cow (Dariush Mehrjui, 1969)
    • Duvidha (Mani Kaul, 1973)
    • Nobody's Fool (Robert Benton, 1994)
    • Le Genou d'Artémide (Jean-Marie Straub, 2008)
    • Pain and Glory (Pedro Almodóvar, 2019)
    Just because...
    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach, 2017) warm
    Bitter Victory (Nicholas Ray, 1957) warm
    The Downfall of Osen (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1935) mild

    The last book I read was...
    Purity by Jonathan Franzen


    The (New) World

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    1. Our Town (1956, dir. Yűzô Kawashima)
    2. India Song (1975, dir. Marguerite Duras)
    3. The Taste of Tea (2004, dir. Katsuhito Ishii)
    4. I Walked with a Zombie (1943, dir. Jacques Tourneur)
    5. A Man Escaped (1956, dir. Robert Bresson)
    6. Venite et Loquamur, Come All and Let Us Speak (2015, dir. Sky Hopinka)
    7. Transit (2018, dir. Christian Petzold)
    8. Lucky (2017, dir. John Carroll Lynch)
    9. The Sweet Requiem (2018, dirs. Ritu Sarin & Tenzing Sonam)
    10. Jáaji Approx. (2015, dir. Sky Hopinka)
    Giving up in 2020. Who cares.

    Its a condition (Paige Taul) ***˝
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    Look Then Below (Ben Rivers) **

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    1. The Wild Bunch (1969)
    2. Volver (2006)
    3. The Red and the White (1967)
    4. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

    5. They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969)
    6. Point Blank (1967)
    7. Kes (1969)
    8. Michael Clayton (2007)
    9. Lola (1961)
    10. The Great Silence (1968)
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    • Street Angel (Yuan Muzhi, 1937)
    • The Letter (William Wyler, 1940)
    • Le Silence de la mer (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1949)
    • A Woman of Rumour (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1954)
    • Cruel Story of Youth (Oshima Nagisa, 1960)
    • 7362 (Pat O'Neill, 1967)
    • Duvidha (Mani Kaul, 1973)
    • Nobody's Fool (Robert Benton, 1994)
    • Tian mi mi (Comrades, Almost a Love Story) (Peter Chan, 1996)
    • Le Genou d'Artémide (Jean-Marie Straub, 2008)
    Last edited by baby doll; 05-05-2020 at 08:35 PM.
    Just because...
    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach, 2017) warm
    Bitter Victory (Nicholas Ray, 1957) warm
    The Downfall of Osen (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1935) mild

    The last book I read was...
    Purity by Jonathan Franzen


    The (New) World

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    1. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
    2. The Wild Bunch (1969)
    3. Volver (2006)
    4. The Red and the White (1967)
    5. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
    6. They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969)
    7. Point Blank (1967)
    8. Kes (1969)
    9. Michael Clayton (2007)
    10. Lola (1961)
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    1.) Nothing Sacred (1937 / Wellman)
    2.) Blade Runner 2049 (2017 / Villeneuve)
    3.) Sister Street Fighter (1974 / Yamaguchi)
    4.) Underwater (2020 / Eubank)
    5.) Little Shop of Horrors (1986 / Oz)
    6.) The Untouchables (1987 / De Palma)
    7.) The Goonies (1985 / Donner)
    8.) Color Out of Space (2019 / Stanley)
    9.) Crawl (2019 / Aja)
    10.) A Study in Terror (1965 / Hill)

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    1. Quick Billy (1971, dir. Bruce Baillie)
    2. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966, dir. Robert Bresson)

    3. Our Town (1956, dir. Yűzô Kawashima)
    4. India Song (1975, dir. Marguerite Duras)
    5. The Taste of Tea (2004, dir. Katsuhito Ishii)
    6. Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate (1957, dir. Yűzô Kawashima)
    7. I Walked with a Zombie (1943, dir. Jacques Tourneur)
    8. A Man Escaped (1956, dir. Robert Bresson)
    9. The Grand Bizarre (2018, dir. Jodie Mack)
    10. Venite et Loquamur, Come All and Let Us Speak (2015, dir. Sky Hopinka)
    Giving up in 2020. Who cares.

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    7-7-94 For my babe (Paige Taul) ***˝
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    Look Then Below (Ben Rivers) **

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    1. Parasite (2019, Bong)-Theater Viewing
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    1. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
    2. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
    3. The Wild Bunch (1969)
    4. Volver (2006)
    5. The Red and the White (1967)
    6. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
    7. They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969)
    8. Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
    9. Point Blank (1967)
    10. Kes (1969)
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    • Opium (Robert Reinert, 1919)
    • Dodsworth (William Wyler, 1936)
    • The Far Country (Anthony Mann, 1954)
    • A Woman of Rumour (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1954)
    • Cruel Story of Youth (Oshima Nagisa, 1960)
    • Duvidha (Mani Kaul, 1973)
    • Die Antigone des Sophokles nach der Hölderlinschen Übertragung für die Bühne bearbeitet von Brecht 1948 (Suhrkamp Verlag) (Daničle Huillet/Jean-Marie Straub, 1992)
    • Tian mi mi (Comrades, Almost a Love Story) (Peter Chan, 1996)
    • Distance (Koreeda Hirokazu, 2001)
    • Ema (Pablo Larraín, 2019)
    Last edited by baby doll; 06-23-2020 at 05:29 AM.
    Just because...
    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach, 2017) warm
    Bitter Victory (Nicholas Ray, 1957) warm
    The Downfall of Osen (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1935) mild

    The last book I read was...
    Purity by Jonathan Franzen


    The (New) World

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