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Re: BCB's Top 100 Films Poll (2017 edition) - RESULTS!! #100-69 UP

Postby PENK » 02 Jun 2017, 23:05

I voted for loads of black and white foreign artsy bollocks but I voted for a LOTR film too because a lot of people who just like black and white foreign artsy bollocks don't seem to realise that sometimes it's good to just sit back in a comfy chair, stop thinking about IMPORTANT THINGS, and sink into a world where you can go on a journey and enjoy awesome shit happening onscreen.
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Postby martha » 02 Jun 2017, 23:14

North by Northwest (1959)
Voters: John Coan (8), PENK (4), Ranking Ted (5)
Position in 2011 poll: #50 (down 25)
My 4th favorite Hitchcock, and just a great film.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Voters: Goat Boy (10), kath (5), hippopotamus (2.5)
Position in 2011 poll: #58 (down 16)
It's long, but worth it. I love David Lean's Great Expectations too, but Lawrence is a masterpiece.

Don't Look Now (1973)
Voters: Davey the Fat Boy (5), The modernist (10), The Write Profile (3)
Position in 2011 poll: #8 (down 63)
One of my favorites. I was worried about it because I didn't vote for it this time around, so I'm glad to see it here. Truly creepy.

Citizen Kane (1941)
Voters: hippopotamus (10), Snarfyguy (5), The Write Profile (3)
Position in 2011 poll: #4 (down 67)
It would be embarrassing if this weren't on here. I figured everyone would have voted a point towards it so I didn't bother...

L’année dernière à Marienbad [Last Year at Marienbad] (1961)
Voters: joels344 (8), algroth (6), PENK (4)
Position in 2011 poll: #68 (down 3)
Sure, another good call.

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)
Voters: never/ever (6), Copehead (8), kath (5)
Position in 2011 poll: #87 (up 18)
I'm glad this made the list again. I didn't vote for it this time, and I thought it might drop off the list. Definetly my favorite from the LOTR/Hobbit flicks. And easily my favorite Peter Jackson flick.

Hotaru no haka [Grave of the Fireflies] (1988)
Voters: algroth (9), never/ever (8), martha (2)
Position in 2011 poll: New!
I'm really glad this made the cut. I didn't put a lot of points towards it but it's such a great film.
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Postby algroth » 03 Jun 2017, 07:26

PENK wrote:I voted for loads of black and white foreign artsy bollocks but I voted for a LOTR film too because a lot of people who just like black and white foreign artsy bollocks don't seem to realise that sometimes it's good to just sit back in a comfy chair, stop thinking about IMPORTANT THINGS, and sink into a world where you can go on a journey and enjoy awesome shit happening onscreen.


Nothing wrong with that, I just don't think this shit is that awesome is all. :)

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Postby pcqgod » 04 Jun 2017, 16:33

I was surprised that I wasn't one of the posters who voted for North by Northwest. I must have gone for 'Vertigo.'
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Postby pcqgod » 04 Jun 2017, 16:39

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Absolutely, there's just so much energy- from the French New Wave influenced jump-cutting to the self-effacing and surprisingly sharp performances and script, and finally, the utterly joyous soundtrack (it is the Bloody Beatles after all) that make it all of a piece. It's a film packed with great "moments" right from the opening credits.


Yeah. I think the first thing people think about is images of the Beatles running from fans and cavorting around, but I probably wouldn't care about it any more than 'Magical Mystery Tour' if it didn't actually have that kind of more edgy humor in the dialog.
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Postby algroth » 04 Jun 2017, 16:42

pcqgod wrote:I was surprised that I wasn't one of the posters who voted for North by Northwest. I must have gone for 'Vertigo.'


I checked the list again and yeah, you went with Vertigo alongside two other Hitchcock films. No NxNW. :)

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Postby hippopotamus » 05 Jun 2017, 00:16

algroth wrote:
pcqgod wrote:I was surprised that I wasn't one of the posters who voted for North by Northwest. I must have gone for 'Vertigo.'


I checked the list again and yeah, you went with Vertigo alongside two other Hitchcock films. No NxNW. :)



I'm ALSO surprised. I remember deliberating!

I keep meaning to come and chat about all the films, but I've been working like a mad thing.
Thanks for doing all the hardwork, though, Algroth.
It's making me want to get to watching all the ones I love, All the one's I haven't seen, and all the ones I didn't love (just to see what I missed the first time round!)
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Postby Earl E. Eel » 07 Jun 2017, 20:49

Erm....
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I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Postby Earl E. Eel » 07 Jun 2017, 21:41

I mean, has this ground to a halt?

are we getting drip-fed?
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Postby algroth » 08 Jun 2017, 04:28

Sorry, been a bit busy this week. I'll try to get some more in tomorrow or on Friday!

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Postby Goat Boy » 08 Jun 2017, 13:07

Thanks for all this, Algroth
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Postby Earl E. Eel » 08 Jun 2017, 13:18

Yeah, thanks a lot algroth. I'm just dying to see what gets to the higher places.
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Postby Darkness_Fish » 08 Jun 2017, 13:56

Doctor Ian Le wrote:I mean, has this ground to a halt?

are we getting drip-fed?

He's just building up the antici
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 08 Jun 2017, 13:56

pation.
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Postby The Modernist » 08 Jun 2017, 14:32

Doctor Ian Le wrote:Yeah, thanks a lot algroth. I'm just dying to see what gets to the higher places.


I just wanted to know what reached no.69. Now I've found out, I'll probably not bother looking at the rest of the list.

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Postby fange » 08 Jun 2017, 14:47

:D

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Postby PENK » 08 Jun 2017, 15:24

Doctor Ian Le wrote:I mean, has this ground to a halt?

are we getting drip-fed?


... asks Mr "BCB's Top 100 Albums"
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Postby Goat Boy » 08 Jun 2017, 15:26

Ouch
Griff wrote:The notion that Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong vocal proponent of antisemitism, would stand in front of an antisemitic mural and commend it is utterly preposterous.


Copehead wrote:we have lost touch with anything normal

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Postby Earl E. Eel » 08 Jun 2017, 16:22

:)
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Postby Copehead » 10 Jun 2017, 07:23

Darkness_Fish wrote:pation.


I voted for TRHPS :)

Number 1 hopefully
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