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Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-16-17
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Jeff Costello
Cría Cuervos (1976) 9/10 ...

Cría Cuervos (1976)

9/10

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1970's Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: 1970's Hall of Fame

For the record, I'm in favour of keeping both nominations in the tournament. As for "Three Days of Condor", there's plenty of time until the deadline. It would be premature and inconsiderate to rule...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-15-17
Replies: 72,258
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Jeff Costello
No, but I plan to. From what I see, most of the...

No, but I plan to. From what I see, most of the Criterion special features are available to watch on YouTube.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-14-17
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Jeff Costello
I think it was my first time, though I'm not...

I think it was my first time, though I'm not entirely sure. I've also seen "Queimada" (with Marlon Brando) from Pontecorvo, but I don't recall it being as good as this.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-14-17
Replies: 72,258
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Jeff Costello
La battaglia di Algeri (1966) 10/10 ...

La battaglia di Algeri (1966)

10/10

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-12-17
Replies: 16
Recommend a Movie for Matt72582 (Please!)
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: Recommend a Movie for Matt72582 (Please!)

matt72582

Somewhat randomly it dawned on me to recommend this ... of course if you're still looking for suggestions.
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14th Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: 14th Hall of Fame

Lone Star : Uninspired crime thriller with a rather inflicted social commentary that doesn't really come of natural. I would of prefer if the story was primarily focused on the conflict between...
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14th Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: 14th Hall of Fame

Raul, I can quickly decide on the rankings and send the list today. As for film notes/write-ups I can post them in 2 or 3 days if they're necessary. Is that fine?
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14th Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 11-03-17
Replies: 325
Kevin Spacey sexual advance accusations
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: Kevin Spacey sexual advance accusations

The fact that alleged victims waited so long to speak out doesn't necessarily make them liars ,but it does tell a lot about their priorites and motivation behind their actions . After Weinstein...
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1970's Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: 1970's Hall of Fame

Fantastic Planet is a skilfully constructed animated sci-fi. Based on a novel "Oms Linked Together" by Stefan Wul, it tells a story about human-like slave creatures who begin to rebel against their...
Forum: Movie Reviews 11-01-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown

@SilentVamp (https://www.movieforums.com/community/member.php?u=87364)

So I wasn't the only one who voted for The Heiress ... I'm very suprised that it didn't make the final list. You did a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 11-01-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Here is my list in its entirety ... 01. The...

Here is my list in its entirety ...

01. The Ghost And Mrs. Muir (1947)
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02. Portrait of Jennie (1948)...
Forum: Movie Reviews 11-01-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown

I don't particularly like the remaining films but I think Citizen Kane is by far the most deserving candidate for the crown spot.
Forum: Movie Reviews 11-01-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown

The Maltese Falcon is the noir that dreams are made of. Pioneer of the genre and arguably the greatest of them all, The Maltese Falcon is directly adapted from aDashiell Hamett's novel of the same...
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14th Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: 14th Hall of Fame

I will likely be done in two weeks. Might even watch Black Snake Mamba this weekend if I catch time.

Justin, will you be able to finish ? I'm just inquiring before I obtain Empire of Passion.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-31-17
Replies: 325
Kevin Spacey sexual advance accusations
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: Kevin Spacey sexual advance accusations

Your agreement with me is fundamentally flawed because that's not what I was alluding to.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-31-17
Replies: 325
Kevin Spacey sexual advance accusations
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: Kevin Spacey sexual advance accusations

Smh, motivation behind such accusations is so transparent...
Forum: Movie Reviews 10-30-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown

Very suprising. I was almost certain that 'It's A Wondeful Life' would take the crown spot.
Forum: Movie Reviews 10-29-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown

Ideal top 5

1. Maltese Falcon
2. It's A Wonderful Life
3. Citizen Kane
4. Third Man
5. Casablanca

Likely top 5
Forum: Movie Reviews 10-29-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
I wonder if your NO.23 is the same film as my...

I wonder if your NO.23 is the same film as my NO.14. I thought it was a surefire top 50, but it looks like it won't make the list at all.
Forum: Movie Reviews 10-29-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown

I should revisit Treasure of Sierra Madre because it's been far too long since I've last seen it. Only thing I can remember is that I was impressed with Bogart's peformance and his slow descent to...
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1970's Hall of Fame
Posted By Jeff Costello
The Warriors is a cult action thriller set in a...

The Warriors is a cult action thriller set in a dystopian future which follows the misfortunes of a Coney Island street gang wrongfully accused of killing the chief of the most powerful gang in New...
Forum: Movie Reviews 10-28-17
Replies: 1,296
The MoFo Top 100 of the Forties: The Countdown
Posted By Jeff Costello
His Girl Friday was one of the nominations in a...

His Girl Friday was one of the nominations in a recent Hall of Fame. I don't think it's a particularly good film. My main criticism is summarized in this paragraph...

I cannot say anything about...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 10-24-17