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Forum: General Movie Discussion 20 hours ago
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jiraffejustin's Top 50 Short Films of All-Time
Posted By jiraffejustin
40. The Immigrant ...

40. The Immigrant

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Charlie Chaplin / 1917

My favorite Chaplin short of the ones I've seen. Consider this representing...
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Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
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Not quite as good as I remember, but I was still won back over by the end of it. For some...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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ueno_station54's Top Whatever of Whenever
Posted By jiraffejustin
Re: ueno_station54's Top Whatever of Whenever

I'm not a huge Norman McLaren fan. Pas de Deux gets credit from me for trying to be something worthwhile, but I don't think it's amazing or anything. Of the handful of McLaren films I've seen, I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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ueno_station54's Top Whatever of Whenever
Posted By jiraffejustin
Re: ueno_station54's Top Whatever of Whenever

I've still not seen that particular Svankmajer flick, but I'll be sure to remedy that soon enough. The only other one from this set I've heard of is Midori, and I only that I've heard of it because...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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jiraffejustin's Top 50 Short Films of All-Time
Posted By jiraffejustin
45. Darkness, Light, Darkness ...

45. Darkness, Light, Darkness

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Jan Svankmajer / 1989

Svankmajer was a master and this was his tribute to the male body.

44....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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jiraffejustin's Top 50 Short Films of All-Time
Posted By jiraffejustin
jiraffejustin's Top 50 Short Films of All-Time

50. The Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome
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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 13
ueno_station54's Top Whatever of Whenever
Posted By jiraffejustin
Re: ueno_station54's Top Whatever of Whenever

I like weird sh*t. Seems like a lot of weird sh*t will pop up here. I've already added a couple films to my watchlist. Good start. Seen only Tekkonkinkreet and think I may have heard of the Shuji...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow

Jackie Chan was never the heir to Bruce Lee, he was the heir to Buster Keaton. He just happened to do...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
Re: Asian Film Hall of Fame

I was going to watch Black Rain tonight, but a 2 hour black and white film about the devastating effect of nuclear weapons is a little heavy for me right now. I am going to watch Jackie Chan instead.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
:D Thanks ed!

:D

Thanks ed!
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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MAY the best song win....
Posted By jiraffejustin
I'm probably way too busy to participate right...

I'm probably way too busy to participate right now, but if I get a chance to pop in for a round or two, I will.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 89
Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By jiraffejustin
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

I don't need to watch The Cranes Are Flying again to know that I love it immensely. I probably don't need to see Stalker again, but I might anyway. This looks like a great bunch, I am hoping Cranes...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
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Drunken Angel

Kurosawa is one of the directors I am most interested in seeing everything he/she has done. I've seen Sanshiro Sugata, his debut, but this is the...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
I finally played all the way through Super Mario...

I finally played all the way through Super Mario 64 this year, I beat Bowser but I still have about 6-7 stars left to collect
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
Nintendo 64 games have better "graphics" than...

Nintendo 64 games have better "graphics" than Vince Collins films, so that makes a lot of sense.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
ueno_station54 what is your avatar from? it looks...

ueno_station54 what is your avatar from? it looks like a less blocky visual from a Vince Collins film.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
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Important: Movie HALL of FAME Archives & Info
Posted By jiraffejustin
I think there is actually precedent for this...

I think there is actually precedent for this situation. This is all based on memory of a controversy in a hof that I didn't actually participate in, but if I remember correctly, Guaporense nominated...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
Sounds like my five-star write-up of Enter the...

Sounds like my five-star write-up of Enter the Dragon.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
Replies: 89
Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By jiraffejustin
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

I think I'll join this, I'll just ask the other participants to watch mine last as I have to make it over a particularly busy patch for myself. I'll do my best and I'll nominate a film that only goes...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 weeks ago
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Important: Movie HALL of FAME Archives & Info
Posted By jiraffejustin
We did one that Solaris won, but that doesn't...

We did one that Solaris won, but that doesn't mean another couldn't be done.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
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Tears of the Black Tiger

I'm partial to films that are just plain weird and don't stick convention. While this film doesn't go completely off the rails avoiding...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
I think once you see it all the way through,...

I think once you see it all the way through, you'll be able to tell when it is completely serious. But with the Obayashi films I've seen, I think there is clearly supposed to be some comedic elements...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
Like I said, it is nitpicky, it's also a thing...

Like I said, it is nitpicky, it's also a thing that I've tried to make clear that is a specific nuisance to me and I understand why it might not be to others.

Yeah, you can knock someone out with...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
Replies: 315
Asian Film Hall of Fame
Posted By jiraffejustin
Both of the examples you mention are not the kind...

Both of the examples you mention are not the kind of thing I have a problem with. The Anderson Silva front kick is awesome, I remember watching that live. It's also a front kick, my problem was with...