Poll

What are your top five?

Return of the Jedi
4 (7.8%)
Scarface
1 (2%)
Nostalgia
3 (5.9%)
Sans Soleil
1 (2%)
Barefoot Gen
0 (0%)
A Christmas Story
4 (7.8%)
El Sur
0 (0%)
The Right Stuff
3 (5.9%)
The Ballad of Narayama
2 (3.9%)
Le Bal
0 (0%)
A Railway Station for Two
0 (0%)
Zelig
1 (2%)
That Day, on the Beach
0 (0%)
Antarctica
0 (0%)
The Dresser
0 (0%)
El Norte
2 (3.9%)
And the Ship Sails On
0 (0%)
Carmen
1 (2%)
The Meaning of Life
2 (3.9%)
Never Cry Wolf
3 (5.9%)
Danton
0 (0%)
Trading Places
1 (2%)
Local Hero
1 (2%)
L'argent
2 (3.9%)
Angst
1 (2%)
Pauline at the Beach
1 (2%)
The Boys from Fengkuei
0 (0%)
National Lampoon's Vacation
0 (0%)
Terms of Endearment
0 (0%)
Tender Mercies
0 (0%)
Project A
0 (0%)
À nos amours
1 (2%)
Confidentially Yours
0 (0%)
Zappa
0 (0%)
One Deadly Summer
0 (0%)
So Long, Stooge
0 (0%)
Phar Lap
0 (0%)
Three Crowns of the Sailor
0 (0%)
The Family Game
1 (2%)
Sugar Cane Alley
2 (3.9%)
The Makioka Sisters
0 (0%)
Videodrome
2 (3.9%)
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
0 (0%)
The 4th Man
1 (2%)
City of Pirates
0 (0%)
Passionless Moments
0 (0%)
The Outsiders
0 (0%)
The Big Chill
2 (3.9%)
Rumble Fish
0 (0%)
Silkwood
0 (0%)
The Dead Zone
0 (0%)
Educating Rita
0 (0%)
Suburbia
0 (0%)
Crime and Punishment
0 (0%)
WarGames
2 (3.9%)
Testament
0 (0%)
Under Fire
0 (0%)
Careful, He Might Hear You
0 (0%)
My Brother's Wedding
0 (0%)
Strange Brew
0 (0%)
The Hunger
0 (0%)
Octopussy
0 (0%)
Yentl
1 (2%)
Prénom Carmen
1 (2%)
Valley Girl
0 (0%)
Sleepaway Camp
0 (0%)
The House of the Yellow Carpet
0 (0%)
Flashdance
0 (0%)
Michael Jackson: Thriller [short]
0 (0%)
Style Wars [tv]
0 (0%)
Dimensions of Dialogue [short]
0 (0%)
Mickey's Christmas Carol [short]
2 (3.9%)
The Crimson Permanent Assurance [short]
0 (0%)
Down to the Cellar [short]
0 (0%)
Ulysse [short]
0 (0%)
Un jour Pina a demandé...
1 (2%)
Star 80
1 (2%)
Breathless
1 (2%)

Total Members Voted: 12

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2008, 12:25:15 PM »
Videodrome. There's something about early Cronenberg that gets to me.

he made my 20 directors in the strength of Videodrome, Rabid, Shivers, don't care as much for his recent stuff, either

Did you ever post your list?

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2008, 12:28:34 PM »
This has got to be one of the weaker years so far (especially for dramas).

1. Videodrome
2. A Christmas Story

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2008, 12:52:04 PM »
Videodrome. There's something about early Cronenberg that gets to me.

he made my 20 directors in the strength of Videodrome, Rabid, Shivers, don't care as much for his recent stuff, either

Did you ever post your list?

nope, i'll go do it now. 
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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2008, 01:00:46 PM »
Videodrome. There's something about early Cronenberg that gets to me.

he made my 20 directors in the strength of Videodrome, Rabid, Shivers, don't care as much for his recent stuff, either

Did you ever post your list?

nope, i'll go do it now. 

Yeah, I need to also.

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2008, 01:16:32 PM »
A Christmas Story.  :)
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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2008, 01:17:07 PM »
WarGames!

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2008, 08:09:49 PM »
Videodrome

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2008, 09:38:55 AM »

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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #18 on: November 30, 2008, 03:18:50 PM »
1. Sans soleil
2. The Right Stuff
3. Zelig
4. Trading Places
5. Return Of The Jedi
6. National Lampoon's Vacation
7. WarGames
8. Strange Brew
9. King Of Comedy
10. The Hunger
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Re: Best Film of 1983
« Reply #19 on: November 30, 2008, 04:17:02 PM »
A Christmas Story.  :)

I didn't see that. I probably would have voted for that if I had known.
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