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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 239
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 3 days ago
Replies: 239
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...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Captain Terror How come you chose Asher?

Captain Terror How come you chose Asher?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-13-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
I will check Alexandria out at some point. ...

I will check Alexandria out at some point.



As for Fukasaku, I had no idea who he was so I checked him out. Aside from Battle Royale, I see that the overwhelming majority of his films has less...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-13-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Wyldesyde19 I got to say Youssef Chahine is...

Wyldesyde19 I got to say Youssef Chahine is probably the most interesting director choice I have seen anyone make in all the years the challenge has been running.


I was surprised by how solid...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-11-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Glad to see another one joining us! Good luck ...

Glad to see another one joining us! Good luck Hey Fredrick!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-31-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Must have missed that. Here you are...

Must have missed that. Here you are (https://www.imdb.com/list/ls084534324/).



Feel free to offer recommendations. There is no deadline on it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-31-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
I think he only watched 1 film from the main...

I think he only watched 1 film from the main challenge (The one in green font), while the red ones are his picks that he has yet to watch. Right BooBooKittyFock? Finishing the main challenge within...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-31-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Welcome aboard! There are quite a few...

Welcome aboard!

There are quite a few recommendations by other members in the previous pages. If none of them will do, I would suggest Costa-Gavras' Z, which is a French film about the rise of the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-31-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
With January ending, I am going to do a small...

With January ending, I am going to do a small recap of the first month of the challenge.

Having watched 25 films related to the challenge and 32 overall, I have averaged more than a film a day and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-28-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

One boring afternoon last year, I wanted to check if I was lagging behind on my challenge so I wrote this quick and easy program to do it for me. I am a bit too lazy to make it into an app but I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-21-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
You are most welcome. If you know of others that...

You are most welcome. If you know of others that may enjoy this do share it with them.


On an unrelated topic, my progress so far has been quite satisfying, logging in a film per day. Last...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-12-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Thanks a bunch!

Thanks a bunch!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-03-21
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

If anyone wants me to post some of their generic suggestions for J6 in the OP, just let me know.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-30-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

It is a legit reason, especially if you are like me and pay a lot more attention to completing a director's filmography than an actor's. This year I thought I would mix it up. I am thinking of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-30-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
For the past 2 years that the 10 films from the...

For the past 2 years that the 10 films from the same actor category was included, I chose actors that would help me indirectly advance directors' filmographies. Namely Eastwood and Mifune (for...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-22-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Always nice to see new faces take up the...

Always nice to see new faces take up the challenge.


Vanillapie it hasn't been the practice so far to write reviews in this thread and it is mostly because of the volume of films we each watch...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-20-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Setting down my own list for future updates: ...

Setting down my own list for future updates:

Main Challenge: 25/52

Nightmare Mode: 40/110

A. Get lost in the movement:
[Watch one film belonging to each of the following cinematic...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-20-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Yes indeed. You must pick one genre only.


Iroquois In My precious...awards you have to pick something from category C, not G. You can't pick 1001 Films to watch before you die. You must have...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-18-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Iroquois Dogme 95 makes a return as many other...

Iroquois Dogme 95 makes a return as many other movements have done in the past. Unfortunately there aren't that many (semi)prominent movements out there with a large enough pool of accessible films...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-18-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2021 Film Challenge

Corrected. Good catch.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-18-20
Replies: 239
2021 Film Challenge
Posted By Jabs
2021 Film Challenge

Welcome once again to the annual Film Challenge! The 4th edition is here and brings new, old and returning challenges to test your film prowess and explore your cinematic horizons.

The overall...