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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 11 hours ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: Japanese Film Hall of Fame

Were you looking for subtitles in English or another language? Besides the physical media releases, it's available through Amazon Prime, iTunes, and other services online, so there are...
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Yeah, you definitely want proper subtitles...

Yeah, you definitely want proper subtitles because the film relies heavily on its dialogue. Luckily your library has it. :up:
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I enjoyed a lot of the films in this Hall of Film...

I enjoyed a lot of the films in this Hall of Film approximately the same amount, so deciding on a final ranking is proving to be very difficult. At this point I'm fairly confident in my top 3, but...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I thought Harakiri would be one of the front...

I thought Harakiri would be one of the front runners for this HoF, but given your remake here, and Raul's earlier review, that might not be the case.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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After Life / ワンダフルライフ (1998)
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Starring: Arata Iura, Erika Oda, Susumu Terajima

Despite...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
If we go with the typical one week per...

If we go with the typical one week per nomination, we should have until December 29th at least.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 5 days ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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Kamikaze Girls / 下妻物語 (2004)
Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima
Starring: Kyoko Fukada, Anna Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Miyasako

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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
That just leaves me with Kamikaze Girls, and...

That just leaves me with Kamikaze Girls, and After Life - both completely new watches for me. I'll probably see them in that order, so that my first and last write-ups are of Kore-eda films. :cool:
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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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Harakiri / 切腹 (1962)
Directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Rentarō Mikuni, Akira Ishihama

Unlike...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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Hana-bi / はなび (1997)
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Ren Osugi, Kayoko Kishimoto

Hana-bi is an...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
After accidentally turning on a 2017 animated...

After accidentally turning on a 2017 animated film called Fireworks earlier (no I don't know how I made that mistake :facepalm:), I've successfully managed to watch the correct film, Hana-bi.
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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Warning: Spoilers for High and Low: In...

Warning: Spoilers for High and Low:


In the long run, he would not be penniless, but in the short term he was going to lose his capital, his house, all the family's possessions, and the job he's...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Warning: Spoilers for High and Low: It's...

Warning: Spoilers for High and Low:


It's approximately 16 minutes into the film, during the conversation where Gondo explains his plan to his wife and Kawanishi.


He doesn't lose the...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Warning: Spoilers for High and Low below. ...

Warning: Spoilers for High and Low below.

Okay, I just rewatched a couple of scenes to double check the details.

The 50 million for the 19% shares he was buying was just a down payment, and he...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Warning: Potential Spoilers for High and Low...

Warning: Potential Spoilers for High and Low Below


He mortgaged everything he had in order to raise 50 million for the extra stock he planned to buy, so with only 20 million left after paying...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I just got back. It didn't look like anyone else...

I just got back. It didn't look like anyone else was going to show up, but by the time the film started, there were about 8 other people there haha. The film was pretty much exactly what I thought it...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I've been impatiently waiting for the wide...

I've been impatiently waiting for the wide release of Jojo Rabbit, and it's finally here. The mall (where the theatre is) is having a big yearly sale this weekend, so I'm still trying to figure out...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: Japanese Film Hall of Fame

I like how the nominations have only been up for a couple of days, and we're already at what...17 reviews?

I might not get to any films this weekend though, since I have a completely pointless...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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A Hen in the Wind / 風の中の牝鶏 (1948)
Directed by Yasujirō Ozu
Starring: Kinuyo Tanaka, Shūji Sano, Chieko Murata

While...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: Japanese Film Hall of Fame

I wasn't sure what I was going to watch next, but I'll probably go with A Hen in the Wind since a few of you guys have already watched it, and it seems like the cool thing to do haha.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I opted not to use my room mate's DVD, and...

I opted not to use my room mate's DVD, and instead watched a digital copy that was reportedly of the BluRay edition. Nausicaš's hair was clearly red, and eyes brown.

I did look at screenshots...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
While I don't think the themes are overbearing at...

While I don't think the themes are overbearing at all, it's been 35 years since Nausicaš came out, and many people still don't take environmental concerns seriously. So we might actually need more...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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Nausicaš of the Valley of the Wind / 風の谷のナウシカ(1984)
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Sumi Shimamoto, Yōji Matsuda,...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: Japanese Film Hall of Fame

After watching all of Nausicaš, and discovering that I had indeed seen a majority of the film before (and not just caught a little of it on tv as I guessed yesterday), I suspect that I originally saw...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 163
Japanese Film Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I watched half of Nausicaš this afternoon, but my...

I watched half of Nausicaš this afternoon, but my "short break" turned into a really long one, and now I don't have enough time to finish it this evening haha. The opening was new to me, but I've...