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Re: Vote for a Giallo for Halloween!

#1201 Post by Mr Sausage » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:16 am

All the Colours of the Dark it is!

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Vote time!

#1202 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:32 am

Here are five Criterions randomly selected from the collection for your voting pleasure. Have at it!

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Re: Vote time!

#1203 Post by Mr Sausage » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:22 am

Identification of a Woman it is!

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Vote now. Vote Bergman.

#1204 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:36 pm

The Bergman box is incredible. Let's show some appreciation by discussing one of its films. Above are five randomly generated titles.

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Re: Vote now. Vote Bergman.

#1205 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:38 pm

I voted All These Women because I am a supervillain, but none of these are particularly good choices anyways

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Re: Vote now. Vote Bergman.

#1206 Post by soundchaser » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:53 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:38 pm
I voted All These Women because I am a supervillain, but none of these are particularly good choices anyways
Perversely, I did the same, because I’m morbidly curious about it, and this would be a good justification for foregoing the box set’s order.

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Re: Vote now. Vote Bergman.

#1207 Post by knives » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:26 pm

I'm not voting because I don't have the film in hand, but I maintain as an aesthetic and humourous whattchamajigger it's one of Bergman's greatest film.

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A Half-Year Vote

#1208 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:39 pm

Here are five randomly selected titles from the last six months of Criterion's release schedule. Vote away, everyone.

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Re: A Half-Year Vote

#1209 Post by Mr Sausage » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:16 am

Ambersons it is.

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Rayon Vert Presents: five 30s films

#1210 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:18 am

Given Rayon Vert's tireless contributions to the 30s List Project, it was only natural to ask him to curate a round of 30s films to vote for.

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Re: Rayon Vert Presents: five 30s films

#1211 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:06 am

LQ might make her triumphant return to posting if Gold Diggers of 1933 wins.

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Re: Rayon Vert Presents: five 30s films

#1212 Post by Mr Sausage » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:31 am

mfunk9786 wrote:
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LQ might make her triumphant return to posting if Gold Diggers of 1933 wins.
Looks like the forum is eagre for her return, because Gold Diggers of 1933 it is!

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Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1213 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:31 am

As our current member of the year, Dark Imbecile was asked to curate a round of films. Here are his selections.

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1214 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:34 am

On the Waterfront is the only one I haven't seen, so it gets my vote.

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1215 Post by DarkImbecile » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:45 am

The theme here is that these were random picks from a pile of around two dozen of the canonical titles I own but am most embarrassed not to have seen yet! And if you think these reflect poorly on my cinephile credentials, you should see some of the others on that list that weren’t chosen...

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1216 Post by dda1996a » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:07 am

The only one I haven't seen is the Bergman but all of them with the exception of Brazil warrant a rewatch. But I'm a sucker for Kieslowski and haven't played my Criterion yet so it got my vote

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1217 Post by Drucker » Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:16 pm

Definitely up for revisiting Blue.

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1218 Post by swo17 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:19 pm

DarkImbecile wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:45 am
And if you think these reflect poorly on my cinephile credentials, you should see some of the others on that list that weren’t chosen...
I demand that you disclose this information, in the interest of moderator transparency

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1219 Post by DarkImbecile » Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:49 pm

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1220 Post by swo17 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:51 pm

OK, never mind then

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1221 Post by domino harvey » Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:52 pm

I have seen all of these, but that’s 90% of the reason why I was already a moderator. I need to rewatch Blue for the Cesars list and On the Waterfront for the upcoming Oscars list, so either of those has my support. I know the Great Dictator like the back of my hand after years of teaching it, and I don’t ever need to see Brazil again

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1222 Post by DarkImbecile » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:00 pm

swo17 wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:51 pm
OK, never mind then
swo17: Master Interrogator

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Re: Dark Imbecile presents: a vote

#1223 Post by mizo » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:48 pm

Coincidentally, I'm giving a presentation on Hour of the Wolf next week, so that one definitely gets my vote. I might even have some shocked reactions from Bergman neophytes come discussion time, haha (assuming it continues to lead the field)

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Vote for a film.

#1224 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:34 pm

Here are the runners-up for our last five votes. Have at it.

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Vote for a Woody Allen film!

#1225 Post by Mr Sausage » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:09 am

To coincide with our current Woody Allen mini-list, here're five random chosen Allen films to vote for.

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