Poll

Pick one or two years that you'd most like to focus on:

1974
18 (40.9%)
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0 (0%)
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1 (2.3%)
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3 (6.8%)
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1 (2.3%)
1999
15 (34.1%)
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5 (11.4%)
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0 (0%)
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0 (0%)
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1 (2.3%)

Total Members Voted: 29

Voting closed: July 20, 2012, 09:14:25 PM

Author Topic: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)  (Read 6997 times)

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2012, 01:46:52 PM »
just loaded the netflix queue for 1974 and now 1999 is making a big comeback.

Either one (or any year for that matter) will be fun.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2012, 01:55:32 PM »
'82 and '00 are my favorites left.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2012, 02:00:55 PM »
1994
01. Forrest Gump
02. The Shawshank Redemption
03. Bullets Over Broadway
04. Pulp Fiction
05. Hoop Dreams

1994:
1. Sátántangó
2. Hoop Dreams
4 3. In the Heat of the Sun
5 4. Three Colors: Red
5. Eat Drink Man Woman

1994
1. Pulp Fiction
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Tres Colours: White
4. Ed Wood
5. Crumb

1994

1. Chungking Express (Wong-kar wai)
2. Forrest Gump (Robert Zemekis)
3. The Shawshank Redemption (Frank Darabont)
4. Hoop Dreams (Steve James)
5. Bullets Over Broadway (Woody Allen)

1994

The Shawshank Redemption
Léon: The Professional
Il Postino
Heavenly Creatures
Quiz Show


1994

1. Sátántangó (Tarr, 1994)
2. Trois couleurs: Rouge [Three Colors: Red] (Kieslowski, 1994)
3. The Lion King (Allers/Minkoff, 1994)
4. JLG/JLG - autoportrait de décembre [JLG/JLG: Self-Portrait in December] (Godard, 1994)
5. The Mammals of Victoria (Brakhage, 1994) *

1994

5. Clerks - Kevin Smith
4. Red - Krzysztof Kieslowski
3. Hoop Dreams - Steve James
2. Chungking Express - Wong Kar-Wai
1. Ashes of Time - Wong Kar-Wai

1994

Pulp Fiction
Ed Wood
Clerks
The Crow
Hoop Dreams

1994

5. HOOP DREAMS
4. PULP FICTION
3. CRUMB
2. THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
1. CLERKS

1994
1. Chungking Express
2. Riget
3. Crumb
4. Pulp Fiction
5. Forrest Gump
Exotica

1994
Leon
Three Colours: Red
Pulp Fiction
Shallow Grave*
Hoop Dreams^

1994
1. Pulp Fiction
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Quiz Show
4. Ed Wood
5. Forrest Gump

1994
1. Pulp Fiction
2. Crumb
3. The Shawshank Redemption
4. The Lion King
5. Clerks

1994
1. True Lies
2. Endless Summer 2
3. Shawshank Redemption
4. Forrest Gump
5. The River Wild

1994
1. The Shawshank Redemption (Darabont)
2. Ed Wood (Burton)
3. Forrest Gump (Zemeckis)
4. Dumb and Dumber (Farrelly Brothers)
5. Speed (De Bont)

1994

HOOP DREAMS (James)
AMATEUR (Hartley)
HIGH SCHOOL II (Wiseman)
BARCELONA (Stillman)
THREE COLORS: RED (Kieslowski)

1994
1. Chungking Express
2. Hoop Dreams
3. Red
4. Pulp Fiction
5. Crumb

1994
The Shawshank Redemption
Chung Hing Sam Lam (Chungking Express)
Forrest Gump
The Lion King
Yin Shi Nan Nu (Eat Drink Man Woman)

1994:

1. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai)
2. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
3. Sátántangó (Bela Tarr)
4. Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
5. Drunken Master II (Lau Kar-leung)

Strong showings from Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, Three Colors: Red, Hoop Dreams, and Chungking Express. Quite a few mentions of Clerks, Crumb, The Lion King, and Sátántangó, too.

This should all interest me more, but it really doesn't. :(

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #23 on: July 19, 2012, 02:02:03 PM »
I'm jumping on the 74 bandwagon, and still keeping my 2nd vote for the double-aught.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #24 on: July 19, 2012, 02:08:06 PM »
1999
01. Toy Story 2
02. All About My Mother
03. The Talented Mr. Ripley
04. Eyes Wide Shut
05. Fight Club

1999:
1. American Movie
2. All About My Mother
3. Not One Less
4. The Wind Will Carry Us
5. 6ixtynin9

1999
1. The Matrix
2. Being John Malkovich
3. Eyes Wide Shut
4. The Blair Witch Project
5. Election

1999

1. Office Space (Mike Judge)
2. Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson)
3. Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)
4. The Matrix (Warchowski Brothers)
5. The Hurricane (Norman Jewison)

1999

Being John Malkovich
Dogma
Office Space
The Straight Story
The Insider


1999

1. The Old Man and the Sea (Petrov, 1999) *
2. When the Day Breaks (Forbis/Tilby, 1999) *
3. Magnolia (P.T. Anderson, 1999)
4. Eyes Wide Shut (Kubrick, 1999)
5. A Noite (Pessoa, 1999) *

1999

5. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai - Jim Jarmusch
4. Go - Doug Liman
3. eXistenZ - David Cronenberg
2. Eyes Wide Shut - Stanley Kubrick
1. The Virgin Suicides - Sofia Coppola

1999

All About My Mother
Dogma
American Beauty
Fight Club
Analyze This

1999

5. RAVENOUS
4. THE INSIDER
3. RKO 281
2. ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER
1. FIGHT CLUB

1999
1. American Beauty
2. Topsy-Turvy
3. Fight Club
4. Eyes Wide Shut
5. Limbo

1999
All About My Mother
Fight Club*^
Being John Malkovich
Ratcatcher
Three Kings

1999
1. American Beauty
2. Magnolia
3. The Insider
4. Three Kings
5. Being John Malkovich

1999
1. American Beauty
2. Toy Story 2
3. Being John Malkovich
4. The Straight Story
5. The Matrix

1999
1. The Matrix
2. The Insider
3. Pirate of Silicon Valley
4. Office Space
5. Eyes Wide Shut

1999
1. Magnolia (P.T. Anderson)
2. Toy Story 2 (Lasseter)
3. Fight Club (Fincher)
4. The Straight Story (Lynch)
5. Being John Malkovich (Jonze)

1999

ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (Almodovar)
ROSETTA (Dardennes)
BEAU TRAVAIL (Denis)
MAGNOLIA (Anderson)
PEPPERMINT CANDY (Lee)

1999
1. Being John Malkovich
2. American Movie
3. All About My Mother
4. The Matrix
5. American Beauty

1999
Office Space
Toy Story 2
Ôdishon (Audition)
American Beauty
The Green Mile

1999:

1. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick)
2. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Jim Jarmusch)
3. The Mission (Johnnie To)
4. Fight Club (David Fincher)
5. The Wind Will Carry Us (Abbas Kiarostami)

Super strong showing from Being John Malkovich, along with Magnolia, All About My Mother, Eyes Wide Shut, The Matrix, American Beauty,

Only one mention of Ratcatcher? Hmm. Hopefully that means people either treated it as a 2000 film; or just have yet to discover it.

Only one mention of Green Mile? Apologies for how happy that makes me.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2012, 02:13:22 PM »
the culling didn't affect me!

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« Reply #26 on: July 19, 2012, 02:17:36 PM »
2000:
1. Werckmeister Harmonies
2. The Vertical Ray of the Sun
3. Devils on the Doorstep
4. Songs from the Second Floor
5. O Brother, Where Art Thou?

2000
1. Memento
2. Requiem for a Dream
3. High Fidelity
4. Unbreakable
5. In the Mood for Love

2000

1. Memento
2. Traffic
3. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
4. High Fidelity
5. Almost Famous

2000

1. Memento
2. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
3. Traffic
4. Snatch
5. Requiem for a Dream

2000

1. Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe)
2. High Fidelity (Stephen Frears)
3. In The Mood For Love (Wong-kar wai)
4. Dancer In The Dark (Lars Von Trier)
5. O Brother Where Art Thou? (Joel & Ethan Coen)

2000
1. American Psycho
2. Memento
3. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
5. Cast Away

2000
1. Almost Famous
2. In the Mood for Love
3. Yi Yi
4. Devils on the Doorstep
5. Songs from the Second Floor

2000

In the Mood for Love
Almost Famous
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Chicken Run
Gladiator

2000
1. Rejected (Don Hertzfeldt)
2. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
3. Best in Show (Christopher Guest)
4. Chicken Run (Peter Lord and Nick Park)
5. The Emperor's New Groove (Kevin Lima)

2000

1. Sĺnger frĺn andra vĺningen [Songs from the Second Floor] (Andersson, 2000)
2. The Heart of the World (Maddin, 2000) *
3. Au bout du monde [At the Ends of the Earth] (Bronzit, 2000) *
4. Le chapeau [The Hat] (Cournoyer, 2000) *
5. Fa yeung nin wa [In the Mood for Love] (Wong, 2000)

2000

5.  X-Men
4.  Best in Show
3.  The Emperor's New Groove
2.  Requiem for a Dream
1.  Almost Famous

2000
In the Mood for Love
Yi Yi
American Psycho
Peppermint Candy
Amores Perros

2000:
1. Memento
2. Best In Show
3. Requiem For A Dream
4. Snatch.
5. Cast Away

2000
1. Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (The Princess and the Warrior), Tom Tykwer
2. Traffic, Steven Soderbergh
3. Tillsammans (Together), Lukas Moodysson
4. In the Mood for Love, Wong Kar Wai
5. Dancer in the Dark, Lars von Trier

2000

1. Requiem For A Dream
2. Dancer in the Dark
3. Code Unknown
4. The Cell
5. Memento

2000

Dancer In The Dark
Requiem for a Dream
In The Mood For Love
High Fidelity
O Brother, Where Art Thou?

2000
La fidélité (Andrzej Zulawski, FR)
George Washington (David Gordon Green)
Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky)
Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (Tom Tykwer, DE) AKA The Princess and the Warrior
L'amour, l'argent, l'amour (Philip Gröning, DE)

2000
1. Maelstrom (Denis Villeneuve)
2. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai)
3. Code Unknown (Michael Haneke)
4. The Circle (Jafar Panahi)
5. American Psycho (Mary Harron)

2000
1. Requiem for a Dream
2. Cast Away
3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
4. Snatch
5. The Beach

2000

5. BOILER ROOM
4. SNATCH
3. THE WAY OF THE GUN
2. TRAFFIC
1. DARK DAYS

2000
1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
2. Together
3. Dancer in the Dark
4. Songs from the Second Floor
5. In the Mood for Love

2000
Traffic
Amores Perros*
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
High Fidelity
Sexy Beast

2000
1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
2. High Fidelity
3. The Contender
4. Chocolat
5. Legacy

2000
1. Sexy Beast
2. O, Brother Where Art Thou?
3. Together
4. Almost Famous
5. Unbreakable

2000
Fa Yeung Nin Wa (In The Mood For Love)
Yi Yi (Yi Yi: A One And A Two)
High Fidelity
Unbreakable
Traffic

2000

YI YI (Yang)
EUREKA (Aoyama)
IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (Wong)
PLATFORM (Jia)
THE YARDS (Gray)

2000
1. Dancer in the Dark
2. Requiem for a Dream
3. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
4. Traffic
5. Almost Famous

2000:

1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
2. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai)
3. The Heart of the World (Guy Maddin)
4. La Commune (Paris 1871) (Peter Watkins)
5. Yi yi (Edward Yang)

It's probably my subjective imagination (and the quantity difference in the thread responses), but I feel like 2000 offers the widest variety of favorites of any of the five remaining years (in both style and number).

Not that there aren't standout favorites.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #27 on: July 19, 2012, 02:22:52 PM »
Apparently whatever thread this is being culled from is not a thread I participated in.

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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2012, 02:25:41 PM »
If only there was a link or twenty on each post you could click on to find where they come from. . .
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Re: Retro Filmspots II: Year Selection (FINAL POLL)
« Reply #29 on: July 19, 2012, 02:55:15 PM »
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