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Top 100 Club: Sandy
« on: April 01, 2018, 02:56:37 PM »
Here’s a compilation of my top 100 films I made for the forum a while back,

http://forum.filmspotting.net/index.php?topic=6317.msg747876#msg747876

And here is my Letterboxd list, which is more current.

https://letterboxd.com/sandy/list/favorites/

Both are fine though. I’m also going to keep a running list of recommendations on this first page from you of films you think would make my top 100, if I’d just take the time to see them. If you want to link a review, or post a persuasive pitch for a movie you want me to consider, I’ll add it to my list. :D Hope you find something from my list this month that you enjoy!




Filmspotters' Reviews, Round #5 - February 2019

1SO (All that Heaven Allows)
1SO (Dan in Real Life)
Bondo (Ball of Fire)
Dave the Necrobumper (Becoming Jane)
Dave the Necrobumper (How Green Was My Valley)
Jeff Schroeck (City Lights)
Jeff Schroeck (A Matter of Life and Death)
Martin (Robin Hood)
oldkid (Much Ado About Nothing)
PeacefulAnarchy (Matilda)
PeacefulAnarchy (Persuasion)
PeacefulAnarchy (Summer Stock)
Sam the Cinema Snob (Jane Eyre)
smirnoff (All That Heaven Allows)
smirnoff (Another Year)
smirnoff (Much Ado About Nothing)
smirnoff (The Poseidon Adventure)
smirnoff (The Village)
Teproc (Benny & Joon)
Teproc (How Green Was My Valley)



Filmspotters' Recommendations for Top 100 Consideration.

The Good Fairy - PeacefulAnarchy - My response
The Lady Eve - 1SO - My response
Le Silence de la Mer - Junior



Filmspotters' Reviews, Round #4 - April 2018

1SO (Becoming Jane)
1SO (Penelope)
Bondo (Benny and Joon)
Bondo (Taps)
Bondo (Yentl)
Dave the Necrobumper (Short Term 12)
jdc (Amadeus)
Junior (Ball of Fire)
oldkid (All That Heaven Allows)
oldkid (Ball of Fire)
oldkid (How Green Was My Valley)
PeacefulAnarchy (Becoming Jane)
PeacefulAnarchy (Yours, Mine and Ours)
pixote (13 Going on 30)
Teproc (Across the Universe)



Other Rounds

Round #1 - October 2013
Round #2 - August 2015
Round #3 - January 2017
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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2018, 03:28:27 PM »
Have you watched The Good Fairy yet? I remember thinking that film had you written all over it, it's really fun and sweet but also a tiny bit heartbreaking.

Unseen:
    Jane Eyre 2011
    Becoming Jane 2007
    Persuasion 2007
    The Wiz 1978
    Sarah, Plain and Tall 1991
    Jane Eyre 1996
    Matilda 1996
    The Joy Luck Club 1993
    Hamlet 1996
    Yours, Mine and Ours 1968
    Taps 1981
    Summer Stock 1950

I think it's about time I watch one of those Jane movies. I was going to watch Yours, Mine and Ours last time so I'll probably watch that too.

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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2018, 06:12:29 PM »
Here's the list of what I haven't seen. Feel like Benny and Joon has to be the top priority. Maybe Yentl and Taps as well.

Yentl
Support Your Local Sheriff
The Poseidon Adventure
Benny & Joon
Ball of Fire
Shadowlands
Yours, Mine & Ours
Taps

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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2018, 01:02:45 AM »
Have you watched The Good Fairy yet? I remember thinking that film had you written all over it, it's really fun and sweet but also a tiny bit heartbreaking.

I haven't! You may the the one who told me about it before and I put it on my watchlist. I'll bump it up to prioritize! Thanks!

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Unseen:
    Jane Eyre 2011
    Becoming Jane 2007
    Persuasion 2007
    The Wiz 1978
    Sarah, Plain and Tall 1991
    Jane Eyre 1996
    Matilda 1996
    The Joy Luck Club 1993
    Hamlet 1996
    Yours, Mine and Ours 1968
    Taps 1981
    Summer Stock 1950

I think it's about time I watch one of those Jane movies. I was going to watch Yours, Mine and Ours last time so I'll probably watch that too.

What a funny feeling I have sending you out to watch some of these films! You can be brutally hones, I can take it! :)) Hope you find something you like this month!
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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2018, 01:11:39 AM »
Here's the list of what I haven't seen. Feel like Benny and Joon has to be the top priority. Maybe Yentl and Taps as well.

Yentl
Support Your Local Sheriff
The Poseidon Adventure
Benny & Joon
Ball of Fire
Shadowlands
Yours, Mine & Ours
Taps

You and PA have seen the lion share of the films in my top 100. That's pretty impressive. :) It's an odd assortment  to be sure.

Gosh, what can I say about Taps? I recently added it, because there are a handful of movies I've ugly cried during (West Side Story being one and Taps is another). I figured if a movie did that to me, even if it was when I was a teenager long ago, it deserves some time on my list. Not sure what you'll think about it, but can't wait to find out! :)

Benny and Joon is sweet, yet tricky and the music is wonderful. Keeping my fingers crossed on this one.
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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2018, 06:13:54 AM »
Yes Taps is a great movie (and an ugly cry one).

I need to do a count of those of yours I have seen, but I will try to get to at least one of:

Jane Eyre
Upstream Colour
Short Term 12

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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2018, 09:12:30 AM »
I'd like to prioritize How Green Was My Valley and All that Heaven Allows this month.
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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2018, 07:25:43 PM »
The goodness of Sandy probably goes against the grain of what I normally watch though I see a few films in here that I love and are also in my top films. But I am likely to have a hard time finding the time and access to watch something I haven't seen this month. I will be moving across the country shortly (about 15KM) and starting a new job in a couple of weeks. So I may choose something I have seen and haven't watched since it came out. I am looking at you, Amadeus, since I have the Blu-ray still sealed on my shelf from when I bought is 4 or 5 years ago
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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2018, 11:17:41 PM »
I am down to Penelope and Becoming Jane and I don't know which one has the better chance with me. I might secretly watch both and only report back on the one I liked most. Of course now if I post a mostly negative review you'll wonder how much I hated the other film.


As for a Top 100 recommendation, I will 2nd PA's choice of The Good Fairy. As for a choice of my own, it seems you still have not watched The Lady Eve starring Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck, which maintains romantic comedy perfection for 45 minutes (and I have strong affection for the rest of it too.)
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Re: Top 100 Club: Sandy
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2018, 03:09:44 AM »
My shortlist for Sandy's month (which I should get to a couple of):

Der Himmel über Berlin / Wings of Desire
To Kill a Mockingbird
Sense and Sensibility
Galaxy Quest
Toki o kakeru sôko / The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Across the Universe
The Fountain
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Short Term 12
Upstream Color
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