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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #270 on: May 11, 2010, 12:53:04 PM »
Also not sure why Descent wasn't up for consideration. It probably would've made my list. Darn!

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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #271 on: May 11, 2010, 06:24:39 PM »
OMG, huge miss! I completely forgot scary movie 1 and 2. :( They both would've made my top 50. This is shameful!

Scary Movie 2 is perhaps one of the five worst films EVER!

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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #272 on: May 11, 2010, 06:38:58 PM »
OMG, huge miss! I completely forgot scary movie 1 and 2. :( They both would've made my top 50. This is shameful!

Scary Movie 2 is perhaps one of the five worst films EVER!

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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #273 on: May 14, 2010, 01:23:49 AM »
So here it is. My ballot. Some interesting choices, I know. And some major omissions (where is Adaptation? Eternal Sunshine?). I suppose, for what it is, it'll do.


Best Film


24 City - Jia Zhangke, 2008


A Christmas Tale - Arnaud Desplechin, 2008


A Serious Man - Joel & Ethan Coen, 2009


All The Real Girls - David Gordon Green, 2003


Antichrist - Lars von Trier, 2009


Before Sunset - Richard Linklater, 2004


Brick - Rian Johnson, 2005


Bright Leaves - Ross McElwee, 2003


The Brothers Bloom - Rian Johnson, 2008


Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country - Anders Ostergaard, 2008


Coffee and Cigarettes - Jim Jarmusch, 2003


Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Ang Lee, 2000


Eureka - Shinji Aoyama, 2000


Fantastic Mr Fox - Wes Anderson, 2009


Far From Heaven - Todd Haynes, 2003


Finding Nemo - Andrew Stanton, 2003


The Five Obstructions - Lars von Trier, 2003


Flight of the Red Balloon - Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 2007


The Gleaners and I - Agnes Varda, 2000


Hedwig and the Angry Inch - John Cameron Mitchell, 2001


Hunger - Steve McQueen, 2008


I’ve Loved You So Long - Philipe Claudel, 2008


The Incredibles - Brad Bird, 2004


Last Life in the Universe - Pen-ek Ratanaruang, 2005


Le Fils - Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, 2002


Love Exposure - Sion Sono, 2008


L’Intrus - Claire Denis, 2005


Me and You and Everyone We Know - Miranda July, 2005


Monsoon Wedding - Mira Nair, 2001


Morvern Callar - Lynne Ramsay, 2002


Mother - Bong Joon-ho, 2009


Mysterious Skin - Gregg Araki, 2004


No Country for Old Men - Joel & Ethan Coen, 2007


The Piano Teacher - Michael Haneke, 2001


The Return - Andrei Zvyagintsev, 2003


Secretary - Steven Shainberg, 2002


Snow - Aida Begic, 2008


Still Walking - Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2008


Summer Hours - Olivier Assayas, 2008


Sunshine - Danny Boyle, 2007


Synecdoche, New York - Charlie Kaufman, 2008


There Will Be Blood - Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007


Thirst - Park Chan-wook, 2009


Three Monkeys - Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2008


Vendredi Soir - Claire Denis, 2002


Vera Drake - Migh Leigh, 2004


Werckmeister Harmonies - Bela Tarr, 2000


White Material - Claire Denis, 2009


Yi Yi: A One and a Two - Edward Yang, 2000


Zodiac - David Fincher, 2007
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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #274 on: May 14, 2010, 02:13:47 AM »
(Except for All the Real Girls. Other people like it this much as well, though, so perhaps it's me.  :( )
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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #275 on: May 14, 2010, 02:20:55 AM »
I'm surprised just how little Brick has been mentioned in the FYC threads thus far.   I think I'm like the only detractor of that film...
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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #276 on: May 14, 2010, 04:13:46 AM »
Your negative vote was actually the nicer thing to do!

That's some crazy spin ferris. ;)


You know, I did some research tonight...I'm going to defend my stance of "negative is positive"



We talked earlier that negative votes kicked out 2 films from the top 50.  But BECAUSE those 2 films droped out, a tie was created that gave us essentially a top 53.  Three more films get mentioned as Best of the Decade because of the negative votes.  BTW: Although we'll let you know which two got kicked out, we can never reveal which one's squeeked in on a tie  :o


Also, I mentioned earlier that 2 films dropped out of the top 20 due to negative votes.  I looked again.  I was wrong.  Only one got knocked out.  Essentially one film switched places with another due to negative votes.  

So therefore:
Negative votes had a negative effect on 3 films
Negative votes had a positive effect on 6 films

So see?  it's all about the love
Isn't that interesting?  
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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #277 on: May 14, 2010, 09:41:04 AM »

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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #278 on: May 14, 2010, 10:13:47 AM »
Good one.  I'm surprised someone did post a clip from the Spin Doctors  :D
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Re: FYC: Best Film
« Reply #279 on: May 14, 2010, 10:53:59 AM »
Great list, FCM! Love seeing Still Walking, Summer Hours, I've Loved You So Long, Brothers Bloom, Sunshine, Flight of the Red Balloon, and Monsoon Wedding on your list. Interesting choice in including Coffee and Cigarettes - I'm not sure I love the film as a whole, but I really love some bits of it.


(Except for All the Real Girls. Other people like it this much as well, though, so perhaps it's me.  :( )
I'm not really a fan of All the Real Girls, either, but I guess I can see why people might like it.