Author Topic: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread  (Read 18509 times)

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #110 on: August 05, 2010, 04:29:11 PM »
Better than the tenth best film of all time!?!?!?!??!!?!
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #111 on: August 05, 2010, 04:33:00 PM »
Most of these aren't readily accessible, apparently.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #112 on: August 05, 2010, 04:34:37 PM »
Time travel, my friend. And TCM. And maybe you can ask your library to get the ones that are in the Warner archive.

However, rest assured that there isn't a bad film on the list. Watch whatever you can.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #113 on: August 05, 2010, 04:48:36 PM »
It seems that all I have to do to get you people to watch some Borzage is to load him at the front end of my list like roujin did with Only Angels Have Wings. In that spirit, consider this my top 10.

10. Man's Castle
9. The River
8. Bad Girl
7. Moonrise
6. No Greater Glory
5. 7th Heaven
4. Little Man, What Now
3. Lucky Star
2. The Mortal Storm
1. Three Comrades

No offense, but you just don't have your evil twin's charisma.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #114 on: August 05, 2010, 04:53:15 PM »
No offence, but your face.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #115 on: August 05, 2010, 05:10:04 PM »
All great films.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #116 on: August 05, 2010, 11:27:02 PM »
No offence, but your face.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #117 on: August 06, 2010, 01:30:11 AM »
One director you never hear mentioned here is Polish master Andrei Wajda.  His WWII films Ashes and Diamonds and Kanal are some of the best movies ever made.

Kanal is about the failed Warsaw uprising and tells the story of Polish freedom fighters trying to escape German encirclement through the sewers.  The dark, wet, airless sewers, are like the corridors of hell.  Soon fear, confusion, exhaustion, and madness take hold as the group desperately tries to reach daylight and freedom.



Ashes and Diamonds takes place right after Poland is liberated by Soviet armies, with the Russians sidestepping the Polish nationalists in favor of Moscow grown Polish communists.  The heroes that fought the Nazis are now once again hunted, this time by their alleged liberators.  The movie follows two Polish freedom fighters who spend a night at an inn on a mission to assassinate a Soviet agent.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #118 on: August 06, 2010, 09:51:54 AM »
One director you never hear mentioned here is Polish master Andrei Wajda.  His WWII films Ashes and Diamonds and Kanal are some of the best movies ever made.


I'm pretty sure Wajda has been discussed here on several occasions. I've reviewed some of his films at my blog because I heard about him from the message boards in fact.

Regardless, he is a pretty darn good director. I like his work.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #119 on: August 06, 2010, 09:54:43 AM »
Kanal is in my top 100. Ashes and Diamonds, I didn't like as much but I might watch it again before the top 100 since I actually own it.