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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Lmao I think I probably tanked Mother's chances,...

Lmao I think I probably tanked Mother's chances, it was dead last for me.
I think my ballot went like:

01. Hanagatami rating_5
02. Daimajin rating_4_5
03. Tears of the Black Tiger rating_4
04....
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

Yeah I got you Wyldesyde
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Posted By ueno_station54
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Don't know what you're trying to prove with that Kagemusha clip lmao.
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Lol, quit simpin' bro.

Lol, quit simpin' bro.
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Posted By ueno_station54
Pretty sure the term "aniki" is classic Yakuza...

Pretty sure the term "aniki" is classic Yakuza slang that literally means "older brother". I think "bro" is the only way I've ever seen it translated.
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Posted By ueno_station54
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The timing on this getting announced couldn't have been better lmao
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0Oks0nXMAEN2tn?format=jpg&name=large
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Dust in the Wind (Hou Hsao-hsien, 1986) ...

Dust in the Wind (Hou Hsao-hsien, 1986)
https://d2mdqraew06hxz.cloudfront.net/fni0n7ufklixkcrwp5lp.jpg
It's wild how so many movies look so bad when Hsao-hsien and/or his DP can seemingly just...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Paprika (Satoshi Kon, 2006)...

Paprika (Satoshi Kon, 2006)...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Mother (Bong Joon-ho) ...

Mother (Bong Joon-ho)
https://img.openloading.com/mother-2009-movie-big-4-123movies.jpg
Perhaps the least thrilling thriller I've ever seen. Nothing is ever tense, the plot is never intriguing and...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Trying to finish the remaining films I have to...

Trying to finish the remaining films I have to watch in the next two days so excuse the incoming spam.

Black Rain (Shohei Imamura, 1989)
https://shoheiimamura.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/rain.jpg...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Hanagatami (Nobuhiko Obayashi, 2017) ...

Hanagatami (Nobuhiko Obayashi, 2017)
https://medias.quartierdesspectacles.com/import/vitrine/activity/19803/19803.jpg
This is it, the film Obayashi spent 40 years trying to make and you don't need...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Drunken Angel (Akira Kurosawa, 1948) ...

Drunken Angel (Akira Kurosawa, 1948)
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-bRcSInZEwNg/U6FQiiowWEI/AAAAAAAAEwA/L7F-KqXcM6s/s1600/Drunken+Angel+7.jpg
"Fine, I guess I do like Kurosawa", I reluctantly utter to...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Wave Race 64 :)

Wave Race 64 :)
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Tears of the Black Tiger (Wisit Sasanatieng,...

Tears of the Black Tiger (Wisit Sasanatieng, 2000)
https://jojud265nia2bj9sy4ah9b61-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Tears-of-the-Black-Tiger-2-1600x900-c-default.jpg

Being a...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Can confirm the bad cgi, green screen and even...

Can confirm the bad cgi, green screen and even the horizontal flips are staples of the last leg of Obayashi's filmography.
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (Yuen Woo-ping, 1978)...

Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (Yuen Woo-ping, 1978)

https://images.mubicdn.net/images/film/34945/cache-91908-1535349381/image-w1280.jpg

This is the oldest Jackie Chan film I've seen and clearly...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Admittedly the laugh was a big part of why I...

Admittedly the laugh was a big part of why I couldn't stand him lol.
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950) ...

Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)

https://akirakurosawa.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Rashomon-600x333.jpg

Happy to report that I enjoyed this a lot more the second time around. I guess I...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Chocolate (Prachya Pinkaew, 2008) ...

Chocolate (Prachya Pinkaew, 2008)

https://images.mubicdn.net/images/film/40960/cache-30660-1445889740/image-w1280.jpg

So I don't really want to hold this against the film because it was clearly...
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Posted By ueno_station54
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Oh yeah, if anyone needs help finding Hanagatami hmu, I have it up on a google drive.
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Posted By ueno_station54
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Daimajin (Kimiyoshi Yasuda, 1966)

https://mikestakeonthemovies.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/daimajin17.jpg

It is so messed up that this dumb monster movie looks better than anything that's come...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
Okja is probably my favourite of his from what...

Okja is probably my favourite of his from what I've seen. The Host is alright, Snowpiercer is god-awful and I liked the first half of Parasite well enough.
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
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Rashomon - It's been a long time since I've seen it, and I hope for my own sake I enjoy it more this time around but as of now I'll be keeping its spot at the bottom of the list warm for it, lol.
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By ueno_station54
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I've never gotten the chance to participate in a HoF. I'm in for sure.