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Forum: Movie Reviews 5 hours ago
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The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Jabs
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown

I haven't seen 19 so far, which puts me at around the same number of gaps as the previous list. Not surprising as most of them are overlapping.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

Thanks for the feedback.


I didn't intend to put it in that category but after watching it I figured it probably fit in. I also bumped into two other films while looking for this category that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
It didn't win that year.

It didn't win that year.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

For those of you who have seen The Ghost and Mrs Muir, do you think it counts as predominantly set in a single location? Most of the scenes but a few take place in the mansion.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Oh you'll be watching Amazon...

Oh you'll be watching Amazon (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103666/)? Let us know how it was.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Fun fact indeed. However, in the challenge the...

Fun fact indeed. However, in the challenge the broader definition which includes Finland and Iceland was my original intention. If you have a film from either of these countries in mind for that...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

Added in the OP some well known black & white films released after 2000 for the challenge.To the best of my knowledge these are predominantly in black and white so they fit this category. If you see...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

For those interested, I have updated the OP with information on some prominent novels that have had film adaptations for each of the 4 literary movements.

More useful lists on some of the more...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 475
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Thank you all for your kind words!
I am happy you appreciate the effort and that the challenge has helped you discover good films that might have otherwise flown under your radar.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

As far as postmodern novels are concerned, the following prominent novels have had film adaptations:
Catch-22
On the Road
Slaughterhouse-Five
Naked Lunch
A Clockwork Orange
Blow-up and Other...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
My understanding is that it includes genetic...

My understanding is that it includes genetic engineering (clones, replicants etc) alongside robots, cyborgs and the like. If someone has a stricter definition please lay it here.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

I picked the new categories today so now you are just encouraging my procrastination tendencies. :p

I intend to post some useful links and info for some of the more obscure categories. If any of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
@Wyldesyde19...

@Wyldesyde19 (http://www.movieforums.com/community/member.php?u=104656) both your assumptions are correct. Glad you guys seem to like the new additions.


Edit; For the record, the main challenge...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2022 Film Challenge

Laying this down for my own updates.


A. Get lost in the movement:
[Watch one film belonging to each of the following cinematic movements]
1. Soviet Montage
2. Hong Kong New Wave
3. British...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 134
2022 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
2022 Film Challenge

Here we go again! The 5th annual film challenge is here so start planning your viewings accordingly. I wanted to give this a bit of a shake-up so new categories have been added and a few classics...
Forum: Movie Reviews 12-07-21
Replies: 3,806
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Jabs
The Salton Sea was my one pointer. I remember...

The Salton Sea was my one pointer. I remember being very pleasantly surprised when I saw it, expecting something aggressively mediocre.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-12-21
Replies: 475
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Yes they are only thematically connected.

Yes they are only thematically connected.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 10-28-21
Replies: 6
NEW UPCOMING MOVIE ALERT!!!!!!!!!!
Posted By Jabs
Re: NEW UPCOMING MOVIE ALERT!!!!!!!!!!

This is what happens when you raise a generation on clickbaits.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-25-21
Replies: 1
Movie with perfume
Posted By Jabs
Re: Movie with perfume

Is it this (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0396171/) one?
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-15-21
Replies: 2,027
The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown
Posted By Jabs
Re: The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown

So there is someone else out there who voted for the Cremator? Reveal yourself!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-12-21
Replies: 68
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
Re: Challenge: One Film for every Country

Wyldesyde19 I find it hard to believe you haven't yet watched an American film :p
Forum: General Movie Discussion 06-07-21
Replies: 25
Favorite Movies of 1960?
Posted By Jabs
Re: Favorite Movies of 1960?

10. Ocean's Eleven
9. Wild River
8. The Time Machine
7. The Apartment
6. The Bad Sleep Well
5. Never on Sunday
4. Inherit the Wind
3. Spartacus
2. Le Trou
1. Psycho
Forum: Movie Reviews 06-04-21
Replies: 272
Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Jabs
Re: Movie Forums Top Foreign Language Films Countdown - Preliminary Th

Looking forward to seeing this. I expect I won't have seen more than 40 films in it so lots of opportunity to discover new films.


Yoda since you have TMDB APIs all set, it would be interesting...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-12-21
Replies: 475
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
As usual, the answer is of the 'up to you'...

As usual, the answer is of the 'up to you' variety. I was in a similar situation in 2019 with 'The Upside' (the terrible American remake of Intouchables), which had a wide release that year, but was...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-10-21
Replies: 475
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
What I had in mind for this one was that we each...

What I had in mind for this one was that we each suggest 2-3 films for everyone to choose from, but that went down the tube as soon as everyone started sharing huge lists of recommendations. Which is...