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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
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Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
Tangerines is indeed the one I have earmarked for...

Tangerines is indeed the one I have earmarked for Estonia in this challenge. A Chef in Love is the one I have for Georgia. It is the first film they submitted for the Academy and it actually made the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 38
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
jal90 is right. By the way, I briefly lived in...

jal90 is right. By the way, I briefly lived in Estonia and another film suggested to me was Klass (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0988108/) if anybody is interested.
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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 38
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
Check your PM

Check your PM
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 38
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
jal90 major props for the effort and thank you...

jal90 major props for the effort and thank you for the titles. This post will come in handy indeed.


I am looking forward to your input on other continents as well should you get time and if you...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 38
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
I assume you mean in general because Belgium is...

I assume you mean in general because Belgium is already covered in my list at the second post.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 38
Challenge: One Film for every Country
Posted By Jabs
Updating this by adding three more countries...

Updating this by adding three more countries covered: Algeria, Taiwan and Finland.

Does anyone have suggestions for films from the countries I am missing?

I already have films in mind for the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
I am gonna throw an update as well. 1. a...

I am gonna throw an update as well.

1. a foreign language film [ Pusher (1996) ]
2. an animated film [ Wreck-It Ralph ]
3. a film in the IMDb Top 250
4. an indie film
5. a black and white...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 02-01-19
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Isn't it called Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close...

Isn't it called Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close @ahwell (http://www.movieforums.com/community/member.php?u=101613)?
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-31-19
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2019 Movie Challenge

I updated my post and set tentative goals for the Actor and Director challenges in nightmare mode. They may change later on, but for now they suit me just fine since it is too early to not be using...
Replies: 371
2nd Chance Hall of Fame
Posted By Jabs
To be fair, I did watch After Hours again and...

To be fair, I did watch After Hours again and even wrote a comprehensive review of it. Other people have more reason to complain.



As I said earlier I will watch all your nominations though...
Replies: 371
2nd Chance Hall of Fame
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2nd Chance Hall of Fame

I don't think I am going to make it in time guys. I fully intend to watch all your nominations anyway, but the past two months have been way too hectic and my schedule will remain the same for...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-07-19
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Might as well start with a first update. Been...

Might as well start with a first update. Been extremely busy lately so I don't expect too much early on.

1. a foreign language film [ Pusher (1996) ]
2. an animated film
3. a film in the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-01-19
Replies: 107
2018 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2018 Movie Challenge

Nice final stretch guys and girls. Hopefully more will complete the 2019 one.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-10-18
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2019 Movie Challenge

@Siddon (http://www.movieforums.com/community/member.php?u=95448) Dogme 95 is the simplest one of all as there are only 35 films that belong to the movement. link (http://www.dogme95.dk/dogme-films/)...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-09-18
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
The one on MoFo is the 10th anniversary edition....

The one on MoFo is the 10th anniversary edition. There is also the original list (https://www.filmsite.org/afi100filmsA.html) from 1998.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-09-18
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
First of all good job on the AFI list! Secondly,...

First of all good job on the AFI list! Secondly, perhaps you can fill in the other 4 from the list's previous edition.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-09-18
Replies: 46
2019 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
2019 Movie Challenge

You asked for it, so you got it! A new version of the movie challenge for 2019. There are quite a few changes from the previous (https://www.movieforums.com/community/showthread.php?t=53627) edition...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-09-18
Replies: 107
2018 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
I will try to put it up next week. As always, I...

I will try to put it up next week. As always, I will slightly change some of the challenges to keep it interesting. The bulk will remain the same though.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-08-18
Replies: 107
2018 Movie Challenge
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2018 Movie Challenge

Yes a new version will be made for 2019. I found that it provides me with great incentive to watch different types of films so I will run it again.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-08-18
Replies: 6
10 Bad Debut Movies Made By Great Directors
Posted By Jabs
For some reason they didn't let me include that...

For some reason they didn't let me include that one. I guess some folks there must really like it.

As for Kubrick's debut, although not good, I found it had a lot of redeeming qualities and was...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-06-18
Replies: 6
10 Bad Debut Movies Made By Great Directors
Posted By Jabs
10 Bad Debut Movies Made By Great Directors

Hey MoFos! I recently started writing for a movie website and this (http://www.tasteofcinema.com/2018/10-bad-debut-movies-made-by-great-directors/) is my first article. As the title suggests, I went...
Replies: 371
2nd Chance Hall of Fame
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2nd Chance Hall of Fame

I have fallen way behind with this because I have been busy. I will try to make up for it next week with Raise the Red Lantern. I hope the deadline isn't approaching soon.
Replies: 371
2nd Chance Hall of Fame
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2nd Chance Hall of Fame

I am the other way around. Hated Wonder Wheel, kind of liked Cafe Society.
Replies: 371
2nd Chance Hall of Fame
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2nd Chance Hall of Fame

Unfortunately my girlfriend refers to anything released before 2000 as "an old movie". She is also not very fond of "old movies" so we have pretty much seen all of his newer stuff with a few...
Replies: 371
2nd Chance Hall of Fame
Posted By Jabs
Re: 2nd Chance Hall of Fame

Citizen [email protected] thank you. It had potential for sure and I think that if Woody Allen had at some point departed from his religiously followed doctrine and adapted some of Scorsese's traits in After...