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Forum: General Movie Discussion 03-10-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

But it doesn't have to be 2020's Oscar winners, it can be Oscar winners from any point in history. The odds of all ten of those films winning are not so high as to be certain (even going off Globes...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-13-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

I think Battle Royale kind of blew up internationally for a variety of reasons (post-Columbine controversy about teenagers killing each other keeping it out of circulation at first, Tarantino calling...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-04-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Good list, Takoma. I think I'll take Watership...

Good list, Takoma. I think I'll take Watership Down for the time being.

I drafted a quick fifteen that people can pick from, can always add more if asked.

Bringing Out the Dead
The Color of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-02-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Yeah, if it's just a matter of finding something under $1m then your best bet is to go sorting through anything that looks indie since those are the ones that are likely to have such small budgets. I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-02-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

I usually end up working off Wikipedia.

While I'm here, would the Muppets count as a film franchise with more than 5 sequels/reboots/etc?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-30-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Yeah, maybe we all post five picks and Jabs adds them to the OP. Write up little blurbs so people know what they're getting into.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-30-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

For now I'm going with Spike Lee as my director because I wanted to diversify my picks compared to previous years (in the past it's been white Europeans like Fassbinder or Visconti or Malle), though...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-30-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

I have to admit that that was sort of my rationale for picking Mifune this year, though another factor is that I have a lot of unwatched movies in my collection and I think he might be in more of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-22-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

This year I finished both Main and Nightmare Modes by July. There were obviously extenuating circumstances, though.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-18-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Two other points...

1) Seeing as Dogme 95 was already used in an earlier challenge, I think it could do with being swapped out for something else.
2) When I saw that we were taking suggestions...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-18-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Iroquois
A. Get lost in the movement: [Watch one film...

A. Get lost in the movement:
[Watch one film belonging to each of the following cinematic movements]
1. French Impressionism J'accuse
2. Polish Film School Ashes and Diamonds
3. Dogme 95 Kamera...