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    Sano, I have many DVDs waiting for years to be...

    Sano, I have many DVDs waiting for years to be opened and watched! One of these days I will make a point of watching them.Instead I often keep re-watching the same films. For example, I've watched...
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    I took a decade! to respond to your excellent...

    I took a decade! to respond to your excellent post. I certainly agree with your comments about Abbas Kiarostami, who passed away this year under strange circumstances. He was one of the greats.It's...
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    Originally posted by Sano I noticed your review...

    Originally posted by Sano
    I noticed your review of "Innocence: Ghost in the shell". Glad you noticed the philosophical depth of it. Hoberman seemed to have no clue what it is all about.

    I assume...
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    Originally posted by Sano What the film states...

    Originally posted by Sano
    What the film states is that it's hard to live in America if you are an ordinary person.

    This is too generic and simplistic to suit me. The concept of "ordinary person"...
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    We definitely agree on Kiarostami. Wild at...

    We definitely agree on Kiarostami.
    Wild at Heart is the only Lynch film I don't like: http://www.filmwurld.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&postid=8266&highlight=wild+heart+lynch#post8266
    I've been...
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    Johann, you've inspired me to watch it again and...

    Johann, you've inspired me to watch it again and refresh my memories of this movie. Dreams is so unique within the films of Kurosawa. All his other films appear to have been thought out by his left...
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    Odd choice of words, Tree. Nothing AK directed...

    Odd choice of words, Tree. Nothing AK directed comes close to abhorrent. Rhapsody in August is about an old woman living in the countryside near Nagasaki, whose husband perished as a result of the...
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    I considered listing Dreams as a runner-up...

    I considered listing Dreams as a runner-up because of its undeniable beauty, which is reason enough to recommend it. I'm glad you brought it up. It's the content behind the visuals that's...
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    I'm glad you like the idea. I'm hoping the...

    I'm glad you like the idea. I'm hoping the threads stimulate some discussion. A personal reason is to figure out which 90s films I should re-watch in the limited time I have, since keeping up with...
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    Favorite Foreign-Language Films of 1990

    1. AY CARMELA! (Carlos Saura/Spain)
    --CLOSE UP (Abbas Kiarostami/Iran)
    --JU DOU (Zhang Yimou/China)
    4. FALLEN FROM HEAVEN (Francisco Lombardi/Peru)
    5. EUROPA EUROPA (Agnieszka Holland/Poland)
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    Favorite English-Language Films Of 1990

    1. AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE (Jane Campion)
    2. LIFE IS SWEET (Mike Leigh)
    3. GOODFELLAS (Martin Scorsese)
    ---MR. AND MRS. BRIDGE (James Ivory)
    ---TO SLEEP WITH ANGER (Charles Burnett)
    6. ...
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    Favorites Of 1990

    This is the first of ten threads on 90s Cinema designed to list my favorite films of a decade that's recent enough to remember clearly and remote enough to merit reappraisal. Perhaps you would like...
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