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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #850 on: June 19, 2010, 06:14:34 PM »
In retrospect, it's possible that I was being a little too generous to some of these.

I. GREAT
After Life (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 1998, Japan)
A Brighter Summer Day (Edward Yang, 1991, Taiwan)
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-Wai, 1991, Hong Kong)
A Dedicated Life (Kazuo Hara, 1994, Japan)
Eat Drink Man Woman (Ang Lee, 1994, Taiwan)
Fallen Angels (Wong Kar-Wai, 1995, Hong Kong)
Flowers of Shanghai (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1998, Taiwan)
Happy Together (Wong Kar-Wai, 1997, Hong Kong)
The Hole (Tsai Ming-liang, 1998, Taiwan)
Pickpocket (Jia Zhang-ke, 1997, China)
Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997, Japan)
Rainclouds over Wushan (Ming Zhang, 1996, China)
Whisper of the Heart (Yoshifumi Kondo, 1995, Japan)

II. GOOD
Ashes of Time (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999, Japan)
Buddha Bless America (Wu Nien-Jen, 1996, Taiwan)
Farewell My Concubine (Chen Kaige, 1993, China)
God of Cookery (Stephen Chow / Lee Lik-Chi, 1996, Hong Kong)
The King of Comedy (Stephen Chow / Lik-Chi Lee, 1999, Hong Kong)
Like Grains of Sand (Ryosuke Hashiguchi, 1995, Japan)
Made in Hong Kong (Fruit Chan, 1997, Hong Kong)
Mahjong (Edward Yang, 1996, Taiwan)
My Neighbor The Yamadas (Isao Takahata, 1999, Japan)
Not One Less (Zhang Yimou, 1999, China)
Only Yesterday (Isao Takahata, 1991, Japan)
Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991, China)
Ringu (Hideo Nakata, 1998, Japan)
Taboo (Nagisa Oshima, 1999, Japan)

III. FAIR
Secret Love for the Peach Blossom Spring (Stan Lai, 1992, Taiwan)
Shall We Dance? (Masayuki Suo, 1996, Japan)
The Wedding Banquet (Ang Lee, 1993, Taiwan)

IV. MEDIOCRE/POOR
Cageman (Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung, 1992, Hong Kong) IV
City of the Rising Sun (Sung-su Kim, 1998, South Korea)

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #851 on: June 19, 2010, 06:24:48 PM »
II. GOOD
Buddha Bless America (Wu Nien-Jen, 1996, Taiwan)

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #852 on: June 19, 2010, 06:34:25 PM »
Here you go :).

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #853 on: June 19, 2010, 06:40:30 PM »
I made a few revisions to my list after being advised to round up rather than down. Better, 'Noke? :)

I. Great
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Fallen Angels (Wong Kar-Wai, 1995, Hong Kong)
Hana-bi (Takeshi Kitano, 1997, Japan)
Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997, Japan)
A Scene at the Sea (Takeshi Kitano, 1991, Japan)
Sonatine (Takeshi Kitano, 1993, Japan)
Comrades, Almost a Love Story (Peter Chan, 1996, Hong Kong)
After the Rain (Takashi Koizumi, 1999, Japan)
Musuko (Yoji Yamada, 1991, Japan)
Happy Together (Wong Kar-Wai, 1997, Hong Kong)

II. Good
Ashes of Time (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Jubaku: Spellbound (Masato Harada, 1999, Japan)
Kids Return (Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan)
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Overture to a New War (Noboru Ishiguro & Keizo Shimizu, 1993, Japan)
Like Grains of Sand (Ryosuke Hashiguchi, 1995, Japan)
Not One Less (Zhang Yimou, 1999, China)
The Road Home (Zhang Yimou, 1999, China)
Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-Wai, 1991, Hong Kong)
Cure (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997, Japan)

III. Fair
The Bird People in China (Takashi Miike, 1998, Japan)
Blush (Li Shaohong, 1994, China)
Butterfly Lovers (Tsui Hark, 1994, Hong Kong)
The Geisha House (Kinji Fukasaku, 1999, Japan)
God of Gamblers 3 (Wong Jing, 1991, Hong Kong)
The King of Masks (Wu Tian-Ming, 1996, China)
Minbo - or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (Juzo Itami, 1992, Japan)
Supermarket Woman (Juzo Itami, 1996, Japan)
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (Koki Mitani, 1997, Japan)

IV. Mediocre/Poor
Art Museum by the Zoo (Lee Jeong-hyang, 1998, South Korea)
The Days (Wang Xiaoshuai, 1993, China)
Too Many Ways to Be No. 1 (Wai Ka-Fai, 1997, Hong Kong)
Wing Chun (Yuen Woo-Ping, 1994, Hong Kon

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #854 on: June 19, 2010, 07:16:24 PM »
I actually consider a lot of movies to be life-changing! I take them to my heart and they melt into my personality.

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #855 on: June 21, 2010, 04:45:55 PM »
I. Great

After Life (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 1998, Japan)
Ashes of Time (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Center Stage (Stanley Kwan, 1992, Hong Kong)
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-Wai, 1991, Hong Kong)
Fallen Angels (Wong Kar-Wai, 1995, Hong Kong)
Fist of Legend (Gordon Chan, 1994, Hong Kong)
Flowers of Shanghai (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1998, Taiwan)
Goodbye South, Goodbye (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1996, Taiwan)
Happy Together (Wong Kar-Wai, 1997, Hong Kong)
Hard Boiled (John Woo, 1992, Hong Kong)
The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1993, Taiwan)
The Tai-Chi Master (Yuen Woo-Ping, 1993, Hong Kong)

II. Good

A Chinese Odyssey (Jeffrey Lau, 1994, Hong Kong)
Eagle Shooting Heroes (Jeffrey Lau, 1993, Hong Kong)
Eat Drink Man Woman (Ang Lee, 1994, Taiwan)
Hana-bi (Takeshi Kitano, 1997, Japan)
Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997, Japan)
Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991, China)
Rebels of the Neon God (Tsai Ming-liang, 1992, Taiwan)
The Road Home (Zhang Yimou, 1999, China)
Perfect Blue (Satoshi Kon, 1998, Japan)
Royal Tramp (Ching Siu-Tung / Wong Jing, 1992, Hong Kong)
Supercop (Stanley Tong, 1992, Hong Kong)

III. Fair

Kung Fu Cult Master (Wong Jing, 1993, Hong Kong)
To Live (Zhang Yimou, 1994, China)
The Wedding Banquet (Ang Lee, 1993, Taiwan)
Wing Chun (Yuen Woo-Ping, 1994, Hong Kong)

IV. Mediocre/Poor

Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999, Japan)
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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #856 on: June 21, 2010, 05:16:09 PM »
I stupidly sent mine in before I copied it. (My sent folder just autodeletes)

Edit: pix is the greatest:


I. Great
Temptress Moon (Chen Kaige, 1996, China)
To Live (Zhang Yimou, 1994, China)

II. Good
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994, Hong Kong)
Flirting Scholar (Lee Lik-Chi, 1993, Hong Kong)
Hard Boiled (John Woo, 1992, Hong Kong)
The Wedding Banquet (Ang Lee, 1993, Taiwan)

III. Fair

IV. Mediocre/Poor
The River (Tsai Ming-liang, 1997, Taiwan)
Kamikaze Taxi (Masato Harada, 1995, Japan)
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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #857 on: June 22, 2010, 02:17:08 AM »
I. Great
Eat Drink Man Woman (Ang Lee, 1994, Taiwan)

Flowers of Shanghai (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1998, Taiwan)

II. Good

Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991, China)
Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999, Japan)
Ringu (Hideo Nakata, 1998, Japan)

III. Fair

God of Cookery (Stephen Chow / Lee Lik-Chi, 1996, Hong Kong)
Hard Boiled (John Woo, 1992, Hong Kong)
Shanghai Triad (Zhang Yimou, 1995, China)
Taboo (Nagisa Oshima, 1999, Japan)

IV. Mediocre/Poor







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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #858 on: June 22, 2010, 07:15:45 AM »
Viewed the unwatched half of my matchup, Siao Yu, last Saturday.  Verdict will be up today or tomorrow.
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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #859 on: June 22, 2010, 02:02:33 PM »
Only 11 of the round two films have only votes of Mediocre/Poor.  I think it's gonna be a great round.

You should be able to start picking out matchups by the end of the day.  :)

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