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Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
Thanks Thief. I really felt like I should have...

Thanks Thief. I really felt like I should have liked it more. Perhaps one to rewatch.

I really liked The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum from the same director. That was also quite tragic but...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
Replies: 833
The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV

Sansho the Bailiff

This was a long overdue watch, a film that has been languishing on my watchlist for a long time.

Sansho the Bailiff is a deliberately paced melodrama. A governor is exiled...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
Rosemary's Baby "It's not what you're...

Rosemary's Baby

"It's not what you're expecting."

The film's tagline was true for me, because somehow, despite this being on pretty much every list ever, I didn't really think I would like it. ...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 833
The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
I watched Another Earth quite recently. I thought...

I watched Another Earth quite recently. I thought I hated it for quite a lot of the runtime, but then parts of it were thought provoking. Some of the time I felt like I could see what it was trying...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 92
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Recommendation Thread
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Recommendation Thre

I found my ballot from back when we did the Millennium list. Aside from the one 2011 film which is of course ineligible for this one, I think most of these films are still in contention.

1....
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 189
26th Hall of Fame
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: 26th Hall of Fame

I don't really have the time to join right now, but I'll keep an eye on the thread. An interesting and diverse selection of films. Festen is great, The Wizard of Oz is great, Sweet Smell of Success...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

The Skin I Live In

I had very mixed feelings about this. It was like the best and worst aspects of Almodovar in one film.

Visually, there was so much to admire; I liked the way it seemed to be...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 184
MoFo 2000 Film Chart
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: MoFo 2000 Film Chart

Thanks mrblond, an interesting look at 2000s movies. I was pleasantly surprised the In the Mood For Love topped this poll.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 99
I need some 2000s movie recommendations that I will actually watch!
Posted By Thursday Next
You may well have seen these, but: Still...

You may well have seen these, but:

Still Walking (https://www.themoviedb.org/movie/25050)
https://www.themoviedb.org/t/p/w220_and_h330_face/FWJbhAPdwiwKhUaAyz841jpYa1.jpg

Family drama from...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 92
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Recommendation Thread
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Recommendation Thre

I wish I hadn't seen Mysterious Skin. Some things you can't scrub from your brain.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
Replies: 833
The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV

I've fallen behind a bit but I will finish. I've got Waterloo Bridge on dvd and Rosemary's Baby is on Amazon. I can rent Wendy and Lucy but they sent out a different dvd which I haven't got round to...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 474
Mofo Bros Top 100: A Raul and Sean Production
Posted By Thursday Next
I enjoyed Inside Man, I think it's somewhat...

I enjoyed Inside Man, I think it's somewhat underrated in general.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV

Not all surprised Raul didn't like Trainspotting and I definitely wouldn't recommend it for Citizen. I feel like I should rewatch it some time though. I liked the book better.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 weeks ago
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What is 'How to Cluster**** Your Legacy', Alex
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: What is 'How to Cluster**** Your Legacy', Alex

I have genuinely no idea who any of these people are or what is going on, but I think the story related in the OP would make a fascinating movie.

Might need to change the title for the cinema...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 184
MoFo 2000 Film Chart
Posted By Thursday Next
I think Werckmeister Harmonies is great, but that...

I think Werckmeister Harmonies is great, but that is not an inaccurate review.
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 29
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Thursday Next
Recommend more than 25? :p In all...

Recommend more than 25? :p

In all seriousness I will be recommending films that won't make my 25 just because they won't make my 25 but I still want them in the top 100.

I think there are some...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Replies: 92
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Recommendation Thread
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Recommendation Thre

Here is a list of 100 2000s films I like:

https://www.movieforums.com/lists/custom/315
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 17
Historical totalitarianisms
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: Historical totalitarianisms

A City of Sadness (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_City_of_Sadness)?
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 weeks ago
Replies: 12
Happy Anniversary, honeykid!
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: Happy Anniversary, honeykid!

Happy Anniversary HK :)
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 weeks ago
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MoFo 2000 Film Chart
Posted By Thursday Next
Maybe between the three of us we can get it onto...

Maybe between the three of us we can get it onto the 2000s countdown :D
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 weeks ago
Replies: 833
The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame IV
Posted By Thursday Next
I knew you would like this one!

I knew you would like this one!
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 weeks ago
Replies: 184
MoFo 2000 Film Chart
Posted By Thursday Next
Re: MoFo 2000 Film Chart

I thought I'd seen a lot of 2000s movies, but I've only seen 8 of these so far.