New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#27 Post by sldawgs » 18 Jul 2014, 09:55

5/12
  1. :empty: Days of Wine and Roses 1962 (a little Jack Lemmon)
  2. :empty: Gunga Din 1939 (a little Cary Grant)
  3. :empty: Funny Face 1957 (a little Audrey Hepburn)
  4. :empty: Stage Door 1937 (a little Katharine Hepburn and a nominated film)
  5. :check: How the West Was Won 1962 :4stars:
  6. :check: Elmer Gantry 1960 :3.5stars:
  7. :check: The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 :3.5stars:
  8. :check: The Defiant Ones 1958 :3.5stars: (minus :0.5star: for making me try to picture Tony Curtis as a hardened criminal)
  9. :empty: The King and I 1956
  10. :empty: Moulin Rouge 1952
  11. :check: Father of the Bride 1950 :4stars:
  12. :empty: Spellbound 1945 (Lets end it with a blockbuster: Hitchcock, Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, and it's also a nominated film)
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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#29 Post by Mazer » 21 Jul 2014, 19:16

:empty: The Barbarian Invasions
:empty: Day for Night
:empty: For A Few Dollars More
:empty: Ikiru
:check: Jules et Jim :3stars: Haven't been keeping up properly. This was a little while ago and is already quite faded in my memory. Feels like one of those movies I would have been much more impressed with if I'd been around/seen it when it first came out, when the plot conceit might have seemed quite a bit fresher and groundbreaking.
:empty: The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
:check: My Dinner with Andre :2.5stars:
:empty: Nashville
:empty: Now, Voyager
:check: The Wages of Fear :3.5stars:
:empty: Wild Strawberries
:check: Yojimbo :4stars:

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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#30 Post by sldawgs » 27 Sep 2014, 13:06

6/12
  1. :empty: Days of Wine and Roses 1962 (a little Jack Lemmon)
  2. :check: Gunga Din 1939 :3.5stars:
  3. :empty: Funny Face 1957 (a little Audrey Hepburn)
  4. :empty: Stage Door 1937 (a little Katharine Hepburn and a nominated film)
  5. :check: How the West Was Won 1962 :4stars:
  6. :check: Elmer Gantry 1960 :3.5stars:
  7. :check: The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 :3.5stars:
  8. :check: The Defiant Ones 1958 :3.5stars: (minus :0.5star: for making me try to picture Tony Curtis as a hardened criminal)
  9. :empty: The King and I 1956
  10. :empty: Moulin Rouge 1952
  11. :check: Father of the Bride 1950 :4stars:
  12. :empty: Spellbound 1945 (Lets end it with a blockbuster: Hitchcock, Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, and it's also a nominated film)
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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#34 Post by Batman » 05 Dec 2014, 01:18

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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#35 Post by knarf » 05 Dec 2014, 06:58

Batman wrote:I guess 24 films in a year wasn't enough of a challenge for me. I've apparently decided to watch the last 12 in one month.
You're still doing better than I am :s
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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#36 Post by Batman » 05 Dec 2014, 07:31

knarf wrote:
Batman wrote:I guess 24 films in a year wasn't enough of a challenge for me. I've apparently decided to watch the last 12 in one month.
You're still doing better than I am :s
I'm currently multi-tasking at work with Ichi the Killer and plan to watch another early-20th century Best Picture winner when I get home tonight. Any recommendations on which one I should go for? They're all available.
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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#37 Post by knarf » 05 Dec 2014, 08:13

Batman wrote:
knarf wrote:
Batman wrote:I guess 24 films in a year wasn't enough of a challenge for me. I've apparently decided to watch the last 12 in one month.
You're still doing better than I am :s
I'm currently multi-tasking at work with Ichi the Killer and plan to watch another early-20th century Best Picture winner when I get home tonight. Any recommendations on which one I should go for? They're all available.
I lost my ability to watch at work - being two offices away from your boss does that. Hopefully I'll watch 2 or 3 this weekend.

I thought Wings and The Life of Emile Zola were the best of the ones you have listed. After that: Mutiny on the Bounty, Grand Hotel, Cavalcade, The Great Ziegfield, and lastly, The Broadway Melody, which was the only one I didn't really like at all.
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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#38 Post by sldawgs » 05 Dec 2014, 09:13

knarf wrote:
Batman wrote:
knarf wrote:
Batman wrote:I guess 24 films in a year wasn't enough of a challenge for me. I've apparently decided to watch the last 12 in one month.
You're still doing better than I am :s
I'm currently multi-tasking at work with Ichi the Killer and plan to watch another early-20th century Best Picture winner when I get home tonight. Any recommendations on which one I should go for? They're all available.
I lost my ability to watch at work - being two offices away from your boss does that. Hopefully I'll watch 2 or 3 this weekend.

I thought Wings and The Life of Emile Zola were the best of the ones you have listed. After that: Mutiny on the Bounty, Grand Hotel, Cavalcade, The Great Ziegfield, and lastly, The Broadway Melody, which was the only one I didn't really like at all.
I would put The Life of Emile Zola a little lower because it was slow and I started to fall asleep on it, but Wings was cool. I would probably put them in this order: Wings (amazing what they could do way back then), Mutiny on the Bounty (I would say the Laughton/Gable Bounty is superior to the Brando Bounty), Grand Hotel (different stories of people staying in a hotel. Has the famous Greta Garbo line in it), Emile Zola, The Great Ziegfield (meh, okay I guess), Cavalcade (Long), and The Broadway Melody (A musical before they really got the hang of filming musicals)
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Re: New Year's Movie Resolutions (2014)

#44 Post by Batman » 09 Dec 2014, 01:45

Go, knarf!

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