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    I think I would put three other movies ahead of...

    I think I would put three other movies ahead of CRASH among my faves:
    DEAD RINGERS (1988)
    NAKED LUNCH (1991)
    SPIDER (2002)
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    I have the Masterpiece collection with 10 Blurays...

    I have the Masterpiece collection with 10 Blurays made for the European Market.
    I added Cronnenberg's amazing EASTERN PROMISES (2007)which mixes the gangster genre with a murder mystery where the...
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    I have a Kubrick Bluray boxset. It has an...

    I have a Kubrick Bluray boxset.
    It has an inferior image quality when compared with the 4k transfer you have.
    Maybe I splurge and I buy it anyway, since now finally I will have a top-of-the-line...
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    Three recent films have proven over repeated...

    Three recent films have proven over repeated viewings to belong among the best of all time in my humble but passionate estimation:
    From 2018
    -----THE IMAGE BOOK (Godard/France-Switzerland) ...
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    That's great. I can't think of a better way to...

    That's great. I can't think of a better way to spend one's time. I cannot get enough of golden age Hollywood. I enjoy the average movie made in Hollywood then much more than today's output, that's...
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    More john ford

    Of course, my canon includes the John Ford western that exemplifies the rebirth of the genre (STAGECOACH in that fabled year of 1939), the genre at its most complex, philosophical and mature (THE...
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    I hope you are doing great Jason. I think it's...

    I hope you are doing great Jason. I think it's wonderful that you enjoyed TCM, especially with these movies; i'm especially fond of THE UNKNOWN. The gothic romance is so compelling, so moving. I love...
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    I am certainly a late responder. I am thinking...

    I am certainly a late responder. I am thinking about this 2017 list and that film by Paul Thomas Anderson that came out #1, best film of the year, on a lot of polls, including the one run by the...
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    Dreadful indeed, ma brutha. Ah...good to see you...

    Dreadful indeed, ma brutha.
    Ah...good to see you here rock n'rolling again.
    Apparently "The Doors" was going to be released with improved sound and 4k definition and Stone decided might as well to...
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    "GONE WITH THE WIND" is not on the list but...

    I watch it a lot because some of it is great, not surprisingly, it turns out, a lot of these aches were the ones shot by George Cukor, who had a long history of collaboration with producer David O....
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    "GONE WITH THE WIND" is not on the list but...

    I watch it a lot because some of it is great, not surprisingly, it turns out, a lot of these aches were the ones shot by George Cukor, who had a long history of collaboration with producer David O....
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    It's been a decade since Jack Nicholson retired....

    It's been a decade since Jack Nicholson retired. I don't think he is ever coming back. Never. Not after saying "No" to a juicy, fun role that seems designed for him: Toni Erdmann's father in the...
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    I have modified my list of "best personal" films...

    I have modified my list of "best personal" films (to use a term used by Tab that implies there is both objectivity and subjectivity in one's esthetic judgements) for the year 1995. I have moved Larry...
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    I have modified my list of "best personal" films...

    I have modified my list of "best personal" films (to use a term used by Tab that implies there is both objectivity and subjectivity in one's esthetic judgements) for the year 1996. I have added...
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    Just saying that there's different degrees of...

    Just saying that there's different degrees of "forgotten", one that may apply to Polanski's film and another that applies to a film directed by Ms. Collins which a lot less people have seen over the...
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    This feeling that a movie I love may be forgotten...

    This feeling that a movie I love may be forgotten is what compels me to post, at least some of the time. I also like to keep in touch with you because you do such a good job and because I am quite...
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    "An old master at work, a classic-style thriller...

    "An old master at work, a classic-style thriller without special effects but fully supplied with excitement, suspense, and memorable scenes."(C.K.)
    Not a classic but "classic-style".
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    I'm writing in this "best of 2010" thread...

    I'm writing in this "best of 2010" thread because:
    I rewatched one of the 39 movies I listed back then: Polanski's political thriller THE GHOST WRITER and
    the documentary I listed at #4 overall:...
  19. I have a longstanding interest in how changes in...

    I have a longstanding interest in how changes in the way movies are exhibited and experienced_technological changes of course but also how the viewer experiences and interacts with a movie_feeds back...
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    I'm reading 2 fiction novels relevant to the...

    I'm reading 2 fiction novels relevant to the pandemic, but I do make time for film reviews, mostly reviews of films I particularly like shortly after watching them. So I read your review, Chris, of...
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    We have retreated (devolved?) to what the cinema...

    We have retreated (devolved?) to what the cinema was for those 3 or 4 years years before the Lumiere brothers decided to project the images onto a screen: a Kinetoscope viewing box. At its best,...
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    One claim I brought up in the previous post...

    One claim I brought up in the previous post involves the relationship between technological developments in terms of access, exhibition, and reception of movies and the movies themselves, their...
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    One thing that interests me is how the movie...

    One thing that interests me is how the movie experience has changed. It's easy for me to watch movies in a theater because I run one; and for me, Blu-rays are tax-exempted work tools. However, I'm...
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    Thanks Tab; I enjoyed reading your post about...

    Thanks Tab; I enjoyed reading your post about your best personal films, as you well put it. My aim is to hope that anyone reading this thread decides to watch a movie from my list of 10. Nonetheless,...
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    The experience of cinema changed a lot since my...

    The experience of cinema changed a lot since my boyhood in the 60s and 70s(obvious opening line). Television was never as good as the best films and the best films were never half as good when...
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