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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #150 on: August 10, 2010, 06:41:18 PM »
La Haine
Kassovitz, Mathieu   1995   France

The previous Top 100s are lacking in films with multiple non-Caucasian protagonists or films that take place in such characters' milieus.  (And most of the ones that did make the lists take place in Japan or Hong Kong.)  Now I see that Do the Right Thing received 13 votes last year and placed in the Top 100 and La Haine got 4.  I urge those that those that have seen the Spike Lee film to watch Kassovit's.  La Haine follows three French males during a 24-hour period in the wake of riots in response to police brutality.  It's fierce stuff.  And I'm not pushing for this film just to get variety into the list.  I genuinely think it's a great film.

It has been on my radar for quite a while now, thanks for the reminder.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #151 on: August 10, 2010, 07:04:19 PM »
Might I get people to consider:


An incredibly underrated film.

I will be considering it.

It's definitely on my list.  In fact I'm considering this for my next avatar
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #152 on: August 10, 2010, 07:08:11 PM »
if you'd like to remain friends - you'll find room for two or more of the following on your ballot:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Synecdoche, New York

In America

Ferris Beuller's Day Off

;D


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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #153 on: August 10, 2010, 07:18:33 PM »
It's definitely on my list.  In fact I'm considering this for my next avatar

The highest Filmspotting honor.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #154 on: August 10, 2010, 07:31:54 PM »
It's definitely on my list.  In fact I'm considering this for my next avatar

Very cool.
if you'd like to remain friends - you'll find room for two or more of the following on your ballot:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Synecdoche, New York

In America

Ferris Beuller's Day Off

;D


Of the two I've seen one will be on my list.

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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #155 on: August 11, 2010, 04:33:58 AM »
It's definitely on my list.  In fact I'm considering this for my next avatar

The highest Filmspotting honor.

I agree. Approximately zero chance I ever change my avatar.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #156 on: August 11, 2010, 04:45:16 AM »
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #157 on: August 11, 2010, 11:55:07 AM »
La Haine
Kassovitz, Mathieu   1995   France

The previous Top 100s are lacking in films with multiple non-Caucasian protagonists or films that take place in such characters' milieus.  (And most of the ones that did make the lists take place in Japan or Hong Kong.)  Now I see that Do the Right Thing received 13 votes last year and placed in the Top 100 and La Haine got 4.  I urge those that those that have seen the Spike Lee film to watch Kassovit's.  La Haine follows three French males during a 24-hour period in the wake of riots in response to police brutality.  It's fierce stuff.  And I'm not pushing for this film just to get variety into the list.  I genuinely think it's a great film.

It has been on my radar for quite a while now, thanks for the reminder.

My top 100 would not be complete without La Haine.  Its an amazing rush of a movie.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #158 on: August 11, 2010, 12:52:50 PM »
La Haine
Kassovitz, Mathieu   1995   France
My top 100 would not be complete without La Haine.  Its an amazing rush of a movie.
I doubt I'll get to it before the deadline, but I am definitely interested.
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Re: Filmspotters Top 100 Nominees/Promotion Thread
« Reply #159 on: August 11, 2010, 02:01:22 PM »
Gothika is Mathieu Kassovitz's Miami Vice.