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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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M was sitting at #1 for a while as the lists rolled in, but finally just missed out on the top ten.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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252 points, 18 lists11. M

Director
Fritz Lang, 1931

Starring
Peter Lorre,...
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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244 points, 16 lists12. Solaris

Director
Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972
...
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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236 points, 14 lists13. Rashomon

Director
Akira Kurosawa, 1950
...
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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232 points, 14 lists14. City of God

Director
Fernando Meirelles,...
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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ANNOUNCEMENT!

I am going away for a couple of days so will not be able to update on the usual schedule.

Therefore I will post FOUR movies today, there will be a short hiatus and the list will...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
17 is indeed the most so far. Everything from...

17 is indeed the most so far. Everything from this point on was on at least 14 ballots.

20 is the biggest point jump on the list - except the jump between #2 and #1. You won't see a big jump...
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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231 points, 17 lists15. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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211 points, 15 lists16. Downfall

Director
Oliver Hirschbiegel, 2004
...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
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Gentleman’s Agreement

1947 Oscar winner about a journalist who pretends to be Jewish to investigate anti-Semitism. This is the sort of film that still wins Oscars these days – a solid, talky issue...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
I'm feeling kind of guilty about not including it...

I'm feeling kind of guilty about not including it on my list, but there were only 25 slots and too many movies.
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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If I had voted for a Dreyer film, it would have been Day of Wrath.
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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207 points, 11 lists17. The Passion of Joan of Arc
...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
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191 points, 10 lists18. Amelie

Director
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001
...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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FWIW, I didn't love Cinema Paradiso as much as I thought I would, but it's been a long time.

Ran I did love and it was on my list at #19. Kurosawa made a lot of black and white films, but it's the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
Bold claim when you haven't seen what's in the...

Bold claim when you haven't seen what's in the rest of the top 20 yet... ;)
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
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I've genuinely never heard of The Court Jester, although I must have scrolled past the name on the lists a few times.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
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I liked Caravaggio and I think it's the most accessible Jarman film I've seen, but it is definitely a bit of an acquired taste.
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
https://www.themoviedb.org/t/p/w500/jK7aLEh1StwcLB...

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186 points, 13 lists19. Ran

Director
Akira Kurosawa, 1985

Starring...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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179 points, 12 lists20. Cinema Paradiso

Director
Giuseppe...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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Another tie on points. This list is so close. I think some people doubted these films would appear, but here they are. Just the top 20 to go.

I liked Woman in the Dunes a lot but it wasn't on my...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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174 points, 13 lists21. Oldboy

Director
Park Chan-wook, 2003

Starring...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
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The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Thursday Next
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174 points, 11 lists22. Woman in the Dunes

Director
Hiroshi...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
I hope there's room at the top of your list for...

I hope there's room at the top of your list for it ;)

I think Paris, Texas, Room at the Top and The Conversation are all really good films, so good luck ordering those.

Mustang is pretty good...