Author Topic: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread  (Read 18756 times)

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #130 on: August 07, 2010, 12:41:51 AM »
Whether finishes in the Top 30 or the Top 20 doesn't make a huge difference to me, so I didn't bother to list it.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #131 on: August 07, 2010, 01:30:22 AM »
1. The Red Shoes
2. Pierrot le fou
3. Playtime
4. Stagecoach
5. 8 1/2
6. The Leopard
7. Sanjuro
8. Walkabout
9. Vivre sa vie
10. Down By Law
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« Reply #132 on: August 07, 2010, 01:32:10 AM »
I have that Oshima set but haven't watched any of it (or any of his films).  Does anyone think any of them have a shot at my list?
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« Reply #133 on: August 07, 2010, 01:57:39 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.

Couldn't agree with you more. Ashes is in my top 20. Kanal was in the 80-90 range.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #134 on: August 07, 2010, 11:22:18 AM »
You should absolutely watch Wages of Fear keith.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #135 on: August 08, 2010, 10:24:33 AM »
Might I get people to consider:


An incredibly underrated film.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #136 on: August 08, 2010, 11:25:47 AM »
My favorite Schumacher.
One of my favorites from the 90's.
But not a Top 100 of all time.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #137 on: August 08, 2010, 01:10:01 PM »
Here's some food for thought. I am just back from London and this list of the top 100 noughties films comes from The Time Out London website. Some interesting choices and some extensive write-ups for the higher ranked films. Plus I CANNOT agree with their number one!

http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/9232/

Oh yes and in the side bar there is an article labelling the Nolan / Kubrick comparison as Lazy and Facetious ;D
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #138 on: August 09, 2010, 05:28:13 AM »
That list is bizarre in places.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #139 on: August 09, 2010, 06:10:57 AM »
Might I get people to consider:


An incredibly underrated film.

I will be considering it.