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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors - Nicolas Roeg
« Reply #510 on: February 27, 2019, 03:05:33 AM »
Checking in on this...

If anyone is interested, I would happily team up to watch that trilogy and talk about Roeg's mark on cinema.
Walkabout (1971)
Don't Look Now (1973)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
All three of those could end up on a Top 100 of mine, but I don't know if I have much worthwhile to contribute as they all primarily have been gut level experiences, that may be a bit hard to account for verbally. I and Sandy watched Walkabout earlier this year and I'd like to revisit the other movies as well, time permitting.

I have seen Walkabout, and the other 2  are a strong interest for me. I will see if I can source the 3 films.
I'd happily commit to this after I've handed in the Filmspots 2018 ballot. :)
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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors - Nicolas Roeg
« Reply #511 on: February 27, 2019, 05:46:11 AM »
Checking in on this...

If anyone is interested, I would happily team up to watch that trilogy and talk about Roeg's mark on cinema.
Walkabout (1971)
Don't Look Now (1973)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
All three of those could end up on a Top 100 of mine, but I don't know if I have much worthwhile to contribute as they all primarily have been gut level experiences, that may be a bit hard to account for verbally. I and Sandy watched Walkabout earlier this year and I'd like to revisit the other movies as well, time permitting.

I have seen Walkabout, and the other 2  are a strong interest for me. I will see if I can source the 3 films.
I'd happily commit to this after I've handed in the Filmspots 2018 ballot. :)

I have yet to find the other 2 on streaming. Still based on rep I should just buy them.

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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors - Nicolas Roeg
« Reply #512 on: February 27, 2019, 09:35:19 AM »
I have yet to find the other 2 on streaming. Still based on rep I should just buy them.
Roeg is such a unique character that I wouldn't recommend buying his work sight unseen.
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1SO vs. All the Directors - Kon Ichikawa
« Reply #513 on: March 03, 2019, 11:02:26 PM »
#188 Kon Ichikawa Ranked List

I owe this one to MartinTeller, and while I'm decidedly mixed on Kenji Mizoguchi, Ichikawa is a filmmaker I've never given proper attention to. Everything is possible, including rewatches of the three I've seen. I'm using MartinTeller's reviews as my guide, or else I'd probably watch Princess from the Moon (1987)

LIKELY:
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
An Actor's Revenge (1963)

POSSIBLE:
Kokoro (1955)
The Burmese Harp (1956)
Fires on the Plain (1959)
The Inugami Family (1976)
47 Ronin (1994) - if I can find better subtitles than what Martin endured

MAYBE:
Punishment Room (1956)
The Devil's Ballad (1977)
The Devil's Island (1977)
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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors - Nicolas Roeg
« Reply #514 on: March 08, 2019, 03:18:38 PM »
Walkabout (1971)
Don't Look Now (1973)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

KOL and Dave (and anyone else who is interested)...

How do you feel about marking this for the Summer. One a month in June, July and August?
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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors
« Reply #515 on: March 08, 2019, 03:44:49 PM »
I think that is an great idea. Go for it!
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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors - Kon Ichikawa
« Reply #516 on: March 11, 2019, 03:46:38 PM »
#188 Kon Ichikawa Ranked List

I owe this one to MartinTeller, and while I'm decidedly mixed on Kenji Mizoguchi, Ichikawa is a filmmaker I've never given proper attention to. Everything is possible, including rewatches of the three I've seen. I'm using MartinTeller's reviews as my guide, or else I'd probably watch Princess from the Moon (1987)

LIKELY:
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
An Actor's Revenge (1963)

POSSIBLE:
Kokoro (1955)
The Burmese Harp (1956)
Fires on the Plain (1959)
The Inugami Family (1976)
47 Ronin (1994) - if I can find better subtitles than what Martin endured

MAYBE:
Punishment Room (1956)
The Devil's Ballad (1977)
The Devil's Island (1977)

Disappointed that most of Ichikawa's work is still hard to get a hold of - been looking all morning - especially when my rewatch of Burmese Harp left me with a higher opinion of the film, especially the way the story is told. I will be able to rewatch Fires on the Plain and Actor's revenge, but the only new titles I can find are Tokyo Olympiad and The Inugami Family.
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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors - Kon Ichikawa
« Reply #517 on: March 11, 2019, 07:50:36 PM »
#188 Kon Ichikawa Ranked List

I owe this one to MartinTeller, and while I'm decidedly mixed on Kenji Mizoguchi, Ichikawa is a filmmaker I've never given proper attention to. Everything is possible, including rewatches of the three I've seen. I'm using MartinTeller's reviews as my guide, or else I'd probably watch Princess from the Moon (1987)

LIKELY:
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
An Actor's Revenge (1963)

POSSIBLE:
Kokoro (1955)
The Burmese Harp (1956)
Fires on the Plain (1959)
The Inugami Family (1976)
47 Ronin (1994) - if I can find better subtitles than what Martin endured

MAYBE:
Punishment Room (1956)
The Devil's Ballad (1977)
The Devil's Island (1977)

Disappointed that most of Ichikawa's work is still hard to get a hold of - been looking all morning - especially when my rewatch of Burmese Harp left me with a higher opinion of the film, especially the way the story is told. I will be able to rewatch Fires on the Plain and Actor's revenge, but the only new titles I can find are Tokyo Olympiad and The Inugami Family.
Which ones would you like to find?

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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors
« Reply #518 on: March 11, 2019, 10:16:06 PM »
The 3 Maybe titles sound like the type of films I like.
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Re: 1SO vs. All the Directors
« Reply #519 on: March 11, 2019, 10:27:17 PM »
I think there's a decent chance you'd like Alone Across the Pacific.
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