Poll

What are your top five?

Near Death
0 (0%)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
4 (6.3%)
For All Mankind
1 (1.6%)
A City of Sadness
2 (3.1%)
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
0 (0%)
Dead Poets Society
3 (4.7%)
Crimes and Misdemeanors
1 (1.6%)
Black Rain [Imamura]
1 (1.6%)
Homework
0 (0%)
Margarit i Margarita
0 (0%)
Do the Right Thing
8 (12.5%)
Glory
2 (3.1%)
Kiki's Delivery Service
2 (3.1%)
My Left Foot
1 (1.6%)
The Killer
2 (3.1%)
Back to the Future Part II
0 (0%)
The Seventh Continent
1 (1.6%)
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?
0 (0%)
Henry V
1 (1.6%)
Santa Sangre
1 (1.6%)
Monsieur Hire
0 (0%)
Recollections of the Yellow House
0 (0%)
Batman
2 (3.1%)
The Little Mermaid
3 (4.7%)
The Abyss
2 (3.1%)
When Harry Met Sally...
1 (1.6%)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
0 (0%)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
3 (4.7%)
Mystery Train
2 (3.1%)
Life and Nothing But
0 (0%)
Blood
0 (0%)
Pedicab Driver
0 (0%)
Field of Dreams
0 (0%)
Roger & Me
1 (1.6%)
Longtime Companion
1 (1.6%)
The Unbelievable Truth
1 (1.6%)
Jesus of Montreal
0 (0%)
Driving Miss Daisy
1 (1.6%)
Say Anything...
0 (0%)
Lean on Me
0 (0%)
Drugstore Cowboy
1 (1.6%)
God of Gamblers
0 (0%)
Music Box
0 (0%)
Visitor of a Museum
0 (0%)
The Gang of Four
1 (1.6%)
All About Ah-Long
0 (0%)
And Then There Was Light
0 (0%)
Steel Magnolias
0 (0%)
Born on the Fourth of July
0 (0%)
Major League
0 (0%)
Sex, Lies, and Videotape
1 (1.6%)
Lethal Weapon 2
2 (3.1%)
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
0 (0%)
Violent Cop
0 (0%)
Patlabor: The Movie
0 (0%)
Casualties of War
0 (0%)
Les baisers de secours
0 (0%)
Konec starych casu
0 (0%)
Parenthood
1 (1.6%)
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
0 (0%)
Leningrad Cowboys Go America
1 (1.6%)
UHF
0 (0%)
Boris Godounov
1 (1.6%)
Noce blanche
1 (1.6%)
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
0 (0%)
The 'Burbs
0 (0%)
Sweetie
0 (0%)
Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed
0 (0%)
Road House
0 (0%)
Ghostbusters II
1 (1.6%)
My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days
1 (1.6%)
Dekalog [tv]
3 (4.7%)
Lonesome Dove [tv]
1 (1.6%)
Isle of Flowers [short]
0 (0%)
Balance [short]
0 (0%)
Darkness Light Darkness [short]
0 (0%)
A Grand Day Out [short]
1 (1.6%)
Creature Comforts [short]
0 (0%)
Knick Knack [short]
1 (1.6%)

Total Members Voted: 14

Author Topic: Best Film of 1989  (Read 5139 times)

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Re: Best Film of 1989
« Reply #50 on: August 07, 2017, 11:04:52 PM »
1. Do The Right Thing
2. Drugstore Cowboy
3. A Tale of the Wind
4. The Decalogue
5. Leningrad Cowboys Go America

A Tale of the Wind is included in the 1988 poll.

Man, this keeps happening to me. Okay, Cook Thief Wife Lover is back in.

Movies I can remember seeing in the theater:

Do the Right Thing
sex, lies and videotape
When Harry Met Sally
The Abyss
Batman
New York Stories
A Dry White Season
Black Rain
Driving Miss Daisy
The War of the Roses
Cousins
Weekend at Bernie's

maybe: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Crimes and Misdemeanors, License to Kill, Dead Poets Society


There are three movies I've rated a 2/100 on Criticker, my lowest score. One of them is this year's She's Out of Control. Which, in retrospect, is probably not that horrible.

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Re: Best Film of 1989
« Reply #51 on: August 08, 2017, 06:53:03 AM »
Do the Right Thing
When Harry Met Sally
Lethal Weapon 2

The Little Mermaid
Dead Poets Society
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Re: Best Film of 1989
« Reply #52 on: August 08, 2017, 07:17:25 AM »
The Cook The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover
Dead Poets Society
My Left Foot
The Abyss
The Killer

Saw all of those and many others at the cinema, not listed, but at the time Weekend at Bernie's was one of my favourite trips to the cinema that year. I was wandering around in the city and walked past the cinema and saw the poster for that film. I had heard nothing about it, which even in those days for me was unusual, so I saw it, and a great decision.

Really must see: Santa Sangre; Glory

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Re: Best Film of 1989
« Reply #53 on: August 08, 2017, 11:11:10 AM »
Noce blanche (Brisseau)
I was wondering if Brisseau would show up eventually. Or maybe he did already and I just forgot.

Ha, I was just wondering if I could place him somewhere, and it was either this or Céline in 1992, but there is even more competition. So I guess, I cheated a bit by dropping Campion's Sweetie to HM just because it has been longer since I've last seen it.


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Re: Best Film of 1989
« Reply #54 on: August 08, 2017, 03:49:22 PM »
I was really hoping Road House would have five votes by now.

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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: Best Film of 1989
« Reply #55 on: August 15, 2017, 04:53:05 PM »
  • The Decalogue (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  • Do The Right Thing (Spike Lee)
  • Mystery Train (Jim Jarmusch)
  • Santa sangre (Alejandro Jodorowsky)
  • Der siebente Kontinent (Michael Haneke)
  • At present a Top 2 would have been sufficient
  • One movie is in the Top 100
  • I'd like to see Jesus Of Montreal (Denys Arcand)
I might remember it all differently tomorrow.