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    I'd love to attend a stage version of "3 penny". ...

    I'd love to attend a stage version of "3 penny".
    The version I watched in college was much shorter than the more complete, good-looking version available today. Cast and crew are top notch;
    the...
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    Two additions to my canon of great films: THE...

    Two additions to my canon of great films:

    THE 3 PENNY OPERA (1931/Germany)

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    THE BIG SICK (2017/USA)

    Best film of 2019 by far is SUNSET (Hungary)
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    I didn't mention 10k races. Just a 5k (3.1 miles)...

    I didn't mention 10k races. Just a 5k (3.1 miles) at 7 minutes per mile (under 22 minutes total). In the US, runners talk only about minutes per mile even when the races are measured in kilometers....
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    Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn introduced...

    Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn introduced Jodorowski to the Cannes audience as the greatest living director and his cult following is large (close to a million followers on tweeter, by the way)...
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    Thanks for the recommendations. I'll definitely...

    Thanks for the recommendations. I'll definitely see "Long Day's" some day soon.
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    just kidding ;-) There were 3 Asian films that...

    just kidding ;-)
    There were 3 Asian films that were widely recommended in 2018. I listed 1) "Burning" and didn't think 2) "Shoplifters" was quite as special/meaningful/distinctive. I plan to watch...
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    No, Asian films are ugly.

    No, Asian films are ugly.
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    Thanks Chris and Tab for the excellent reviews of...

    Thanks Chris and Tab for the excellent reviews of movies released in 2018. As far as 2019, by far the best film i've seen is Sunset, from hungary. i have finally watched enough movies from 2018 to...
  9. Perhaps no labour by a critic is more worthy than...

    Perhaps no labour by a critic is more worthy than championing a neglected, under-appreciated movie.
    UNDER THE SILVER LAKE will be available on disc on June 18th.
  10. The movies directed by Blier were among the most...

    The movies directed by Blier were among the most widely distributed and advertised French films from the 70s and into the 90s. His films were the kind that would play in cities like Albuquerque, NM...
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    I don't think I have expressed my admiration for...

    I don't think I have expressed my admiration for Noah Baumbach in this forum. I have recently watched MISTRESS AMERICA and THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES. I find the films of this son of film critics...
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    The Academy is degrading cinema for the sake of...

    The Academy is degrading cinema for the sake of ratings. They know that, in this art form, a performance is to a great extent the result of how a camera captures it and which takes are included and...
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    I think you did a great job explaining what makes...

    I think you did a great job explaining what makes this film such an achievement. I know what you mean by saying the film is "un-fun" but I couldn't get enough. I was thinking how having fun watching...
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    Agnès Godard for Claire Denis are awesome; good...

    Agnès Godard for Claire Denis are awesome; good of you to bring them up. I posted on your 45 YEARS (2015) thread. It's been added to my list of 346 Favorite Films that opens this thread.
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    I also think it's an instant classic if that...

    I also think it's an instant classic if that means it feels "perfect" right away; it feels masterful and confident. I certainly would not call it "classical" because it's so subversive or "modernist"...
  16. This thread is a great idea. Your posts are...

    This thread is a great idea. Your posts are informative and insightful. I enjoyed reading them. I liked to read about how you sometimes have a connection to a film because of your personal history,...
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    Happy holidays to chris, jason, tab, and william...

    Happy holidays to chris, jason, tab, and william
    and all of you mysterious readers out there too
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    I liked Paul Dano's movie too; reminds me of...

    I liked Paul Dano's movie too; reminds me of something like "Kramer vs Kramer" or "Ordinary People".

    Your headline about the new Coen Bros' movie is applicable to their output, generally...
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    Best 20 films of the 2010s

    As we near the end of the second decade of the millennium, I have been giving a great deal of thought and attention to the films I love released since 2010. The 20 (or 19 as to leave space for one...
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    Fantastic! So many films worthy of attention. I...

    Fantastic! So many films worthy of attention. I catch most of the best but at my own pace. These titles will get priority. I have admired the work of these directors before, so they're not a hard...
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    Both SHOOTING STARS and UNDERGROUND have been...

    Both SHOOTING STARS and UNDERGROUND have been restored by the British Film Institute recently and released on Bluray and dvd with no coding for region. It can be viewed in all players.
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    No, like Chris says: it should be 1928. Thank you...

    No, like Chris says: it should be 1928. Thank you so much for being so observant and for making me feel good that you guys are reading these posts about movies that should be quite obscure to the...
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    I don't need background explanations because...

    I don't need background explanations because there are no mysteries in FIRST MAN. The context is already in my head because I was 8 years old and remember well. And also because there have been other...
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    I thought it'd be interesting how my 2011 list...

    I thought it'd be interesting how my 2011 list has changed based on repeat viewings since March of 2012. I will post a before and after list.
    BEST FILMS OF 2011 (Original List)

    1.NOSTALGIA FOR...
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    A rare moment: a movie from my list of beloved,...

    A rare moment: a movie from my list of beloved, great films that has to be removed for its failure to sustain additional viewings with pleasure and edification. I was watching Fritz Lang's MABUSE,...
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