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knives
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Re: A 2010s vote

#1401 Post by knives » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:16 am

Short is indeed nice.

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Re: A 2010s vote

#1402 Post by therewillbeblus » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:32 am

Yeah, I don't know what I was thinking choosing the film that's 18 minutes longer

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Re: A 2010s vote

#1403 Post by knives » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:39 am

Yeah, that’s like three Looney Tunes.

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Re: A 2010s vote

#1404 Post by domino harvey » Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:02 am

Check out the time millionaire over here

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Re: A 2010s vote

#1405 Post by Pavel » Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:51 am

I've seen three of these and my favorite is Cold War, even though I love all of them. Personal Shopper is tied alongside Summer Hours (and maybe Cold Water) for my second favorite Assayas.

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Vote for Umberto's white rock pearl shampoo.

#1406 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:32 am

The system needs me to write something here.

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Re: Vote for Umberto's white rock pearl shampoo.

#1407 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:50 pm

I'm always surprised how well Bay films do in these votes, often outpacing established art house classics. I half want it to win just to see what people say, half don't because I suspect it'll be dead silent in that thread.

What the hell, if it wins I'll guarantee at least one post from me. Probably not a super analytical one, but maybe something about where it fits into Bay's career for me.

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Re: Vote for Umberto's white rock pearl shampoo.

#1408 Post by knives » Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:25 pm

I voted it because it’s the easiest one for me to find something to talk about.

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Election fun.

#1409 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:43 am

More voting! For an election theme!

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Re: Election fun.

#1410 Post by domino harvey » Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:20 am

I can’t think of anything I want to see less right now than another election. Not too late to change this to a cute animals in the Collection vote

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Re: Election fun.

#1411 Post by swo17 » Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:25 am

You are welcome to curate a cute animals vote for the next round

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Re: Election fun.

#1412 Post by therewillbeblus » Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:49 am

domino harvey wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:20 am
I can’t think of anything I want to see less right now than another election. Not too late to change this to a cute animals in the Collection vote
That's why I'm going with The Manchurian Candidate, which is more of a stylized conspiracy noir soaked in the oil of substantiated irrational political fears, making it a fun kind of paradox between reality and imagination. Plus I think it's the best film on the list, though they're all good.

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Re: Election fun.

#1413 Post by swo17 » Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:52 am

Shampoo is an interesting choice too--I had forgotten it takes place entirely on election day

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Re: Election fun.

#1414 Post by therewillbeblus » Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:49 pm

Same, I'd be curious to hear anyone's readings of how the election specifically plays into the themes of the film, since for me it's all about deconstructing the myth of free love and using Beatty's own lifestyle as a method for fearfully reinforcing gender roles in sexual politics ironically within a film shining a light on their unraveling from those norms.

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Vote for a Film

#1415 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:45 am

Here are five random films from the collection.

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Make your choice, live with the consequences.

#1416 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:33 am

Random films. From the collection. Vote.

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A last-half of 2020 vote

#1417 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:28 am

Here are five films chosen from the Criterion release schedule for the back half of 2020. God what a clunky sentence.

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Re: A last-half of 2020 vote

#1418 Post by therewillbeblus » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:25 am

This could be the push I need to finally sit down and watch Christ Stopped at Eboli, so casting my vote that way

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Re: A last-half of 2020 vote

#1419 Post by Drucker » Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:19 am

therewillbeblus wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:25 am
This could be the push I need to finally sit down and watch Christ Stopped at Eboli, so casting my vote that way
Especially given I'll have some time off during the holiday break to actually sit and watch it.

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First Vote of the New Year

#1420 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:29 pm

Five random films for you to choose from.

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Re: First Vote of the New Year

#1421 Post by swo17 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:34 pm

Uh, they aren't random. There's a secret message in there somewhere...

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Re: First Vote of the New Year

#1422 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:43 pm

swo17 wrote:Uh, they aren't random. There's a secret message in there somewhere...
Of course! Breed World Germany. How did I miss that?

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Re: First Vote of the New Year

#1423 Post by Rayon Vert » Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:44 pm

The British were never a happier breed than in ’45 when the news came home that Germany was back to zero and it was a new world.

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Re: First Vote of the New Year

#1424 Post by barryconvex » Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:58 am

Rayon Vert wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:44 pm
The British were never a happier breed than in ’45 when the news came home that Germany was back to zero and it was a new world.
Early contender for post of the year...

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Re: First Vote of the New Year

#1425 Post by ando » Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:13 pm

Of course a kid could never have made Germany Year Zero, but if he (or she) did...

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