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Forum: Movie Reviews 4 hours ago
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Posted By mrblond
My last two titles to reveal: My #4. Henry V...

My last two titles to reveal:

My #4. Henry V (1989)
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Paul Scofield, Derek Jacobi, Ian Holm, Emma Thompson and Judi Dench

4.5 +
94/100...
Forum: Movie Reviews 13 hours ago
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Posted By mrblond
continuing the revealing... My #16. Five...

continuing the revealing...

My #16. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
Directed by Billy Wilder
Starring Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter and Erich von Stroheim

Surprised there is not much talk about this...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 13 hours ago
Replies: 102
Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
What a recalling, whoever nominated Body Count....

What a recalling, whoever nominated Body Count. That brings me back in the 90's when I came across cassette tapes with their first two albums. I've played them relatively often in those period and...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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Posted By mrblond
I'm one of these 32 voters who have #3. The...

I'm one of these 32 voters who have
#3. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) on their lists. It is my #23.

I'd say that I put it in, mostly as a honorable inclusion.
I've had it in my watch-list...
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Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
Round 3 nomination: Dio - Don't Talk To...

Round 3 nomination:

Dio - Don't Talk To Strangers (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8DTNZEJeQt8)
Replies: 102
Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
Re: Song Tournament (October 2023)

1. Rival Sons - Pressure and Time
2. Body Count - There Goes The Neighbourhood
3. Patti LaBelle - Stir It Up
4. Honeyfeet - Sinner
5. Sunny War - No Reason
6. Dave Matthews Band - Halloween
7....
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
#4. Paths of Glory (1957) is my #7. It's...

#4. Paths of Glory (1957) is my #7.

It's been on my watch list for a long time. Finally, I saw it about two years ago.
That been a heavy strike towards the ruling regime though I'm not sure what...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
continuing the revealing My #17. Troy (2004)...

continuing the revealing

My #17. Troy (2004)

I've decided to include in my ballot a well executed typical Hollywood show.
Very entertaining at the same time educational about the ancient...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
continuing the revealing My #19. The English...

continuing the revealing

My #19. The English Patient (1996)

No matter of all the controversies around this movie, I've decided it should be mentioned in this countdown and I added it to the...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
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Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
Round 2 nomination: Rival Sons - Pressure...

Round 2 nomination:

Rival Sons - Pressure and Time (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=e1MaDYbECSg)
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
Replies: 102
Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
Re: Song Tournament (October 2023)

1. Joe Cocker - When the Night Comes
2. The Record Company - Off the Ground
3. Mark Lanegan - Dead on You
4. Beastie Boys - Sabotage
5. Bob Dylan - Tangled Up in Blue
6. Sneaker Pimps - 6...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
Yep, that's my #2. Dr. Strangelove (1964) ...

Yep, that's my #2. Dr. Strangelove (1964)

And yes, I do agree it is not a war movie, that's why I downgraded it from #1 to # 2 on my list. During the preliminary discussions, I saw that this film...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
further on revealing my ballot step by step ... ...

further on revealing my ballot step by step ...

My #20. Hair (1979)

Directed by Miloš Forman
Starring John Savage, Treat Williams and Beverly D'Angelo

This film was a big hit back in the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
further on revealing my ballot step by step ... ...

further on revealing my ballot step by step ...

My #24. Black Book (2006)
Directed by Paul Verhoeven

Discovered this film several years ago while examining Paul Verhoeven's works.
A Dutch...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 5 days ago
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Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
Re: Song Tournament (October 2023)

Yeah, with 12 nominated songs already, it can be moved forward.
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
I start revealing my ballot step by step too... ...

I start revealing my ballot step by step too...

My #25. The Book Thief (2013)
Starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson

Came across this film when it was released, driven mostly by Geoffrey Rush...
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
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Posted By mrblond
After some hesitations, I've finally decided to...

After some hesitations, I've finally decided to include Saving Private Ryan (1998) at #21 on my ballot.

Saw it in the theatre when it came out and couple more times on the telly in the following...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Song Tournament (October 2023)
Posted By mrblond
Round 1 nomination: Joe Cocker - When The...

Round 1 nomination:

Joe Cocker - When The Night Comes (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=G6G1fIbulvo)
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
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Posted By mrblond
Near Misses #119. Ice Cold In Alex (1958)...

Near Misses

#119. Ice Cold In Alex (1958) was my #13.

I wrote about this in the preliminary thread. Thanks to all who've supported this film. It seems that it needed one more strong voter...
...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
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Posted By mrblond
Near Misses #116. Catch-22 (1970) was my...

Near Misses

#116. Catch-22 (1970) was my #22.

Re-watched it about couple of years ago (read the book 25 years ago). Really appreciated its vivid artistic atmosphere and highly enjoyed the group...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By mrblond
The Sense of an Ending (2017) Starring Jim...

The Sense of an Ending (2017)

Starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling

Came across this movie on the superb European channel TV1000 today.
Wow, what a hidden new title, it turned to be...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
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Posted By mrblond
#16. Platoon (1986) was #9 on my ballot. ...

#16. Platoon (1986) was #9 on my ballot.

Haven't expected Platoon that high since I've never came across much talking about it in the forum. Didn't know it is popular these days.
Anyway, this...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 2,688
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Posted By mrblond
#17. The Thin Red Line (1998) got 15 pts from me...

#17. The Thin Red Line (1998) got 15 pts from me landing at #11 on my ballot.

Saw it in theater when it was released. The special atmosphere it creates is enough for me to consider this film for...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
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Posted By mrblond
#22. The Great Dictator (1940) is my #10. ...

#22. The Great Dictator (1940) is my #10.

I've seen it a dozen of times through the years, last time about two years ago.
The Big Bertha scene in the introduction always amuses me a lot.

4.5...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
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Posted By mrblond
I totally understand this criticism, but on the...

I totally understand this criticism, but on the other hand, I remember that the film is based on a poem that was written to exalt the exploits of William Wallace, so I take it more as a story of the...