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Join Date: Apr 2010
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This is the perfect challenge for me because I'm always watching films. I think I can reach a 100 however for the moment it's just going to be 50. And then once I get to that milestone I'll shoot for the other 50. Also perhaps it will help me finally cut down on my Netflix que... I have a total of about 140 movies on my list at the moment. Also, I must warn people that my movie list is kinda crummy at the moment, my sister has been picking out the films we watch the last few weeks. I'm still trying to get her to broaden her mind though. Also I'm taking a psychology and film class at the moment so I think I'm going to star the one's I watch in class, incase anyone else is interested in that sort of thing.

1. No Strings Attached
2. Rise of The Planet of The Apes
3. Tangled
4. The Artist
5. Eat, Pray, Love*
6. Mulan
7. Half Nelson

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My list - with those I highly enjoyed and recommend in bold!

1. The Staircase (2004)
2. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)
3. Twelve (2010)
4. Margin Call (2011)
5. BASEketball (1998)
6. The American (2010)
7. Project Nim (2011)
8. Buried (2010)
9. Seeking Justice (2011)
10. The Descendents (2011)
11. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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01. Enchanted [B+]
02. Blood Diamonds [A]
03. Out of Africa [B]
04. Beginners [A-]
05. Adventures of Tintin [A+]
06. The Descendants [A-]

I just watched The Descendants and quite frankly don't get George Clooney's

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Here's a link to the iCheckMovies topic that was created a few months ago, in case anybody wants to share their usernames or chat about the site.

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^That's a great site. I was surprised at how few of the "Best/Classic" films I've watched.

I wish I could include the movies I watched late 2011, because I watched SO many in December. However, there are still quite a lot of films I need to see before the Oscars.

01. Letters to Juliet
02. Scary Movie 2

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^I never realized how many movies I haven't seen until I went onto ICheckMovies. Now I'm addicted to checking off the one's I have seen and making a list of the ones I want to see. Thanks for sharing the link.

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1)The Help (2011)
2)Wuthering Heights (2011)
3)Bridesmaids (2011)
4)In Time (2011)

Destiny is for losers. It's just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen. ~ Blair Waldorf ~
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Originally Posted by Karen0193 View Post
there's a 365 movie challenge in tumblr, that one is pretty hardcore.
Is it weird that I don't find 100 movies a lot & 365 isn't that much of a challenge??

I can see a 100 in about 2-3 months so if there's anybody wanting to know if there's a movie worth seeing, I'm probably your guy but I'm intrigued & accept your challenge
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Oh I love this!

So far this year:

001: Crazy, Stupid, Love
002: Martha Marcy May Marlene
003: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
004: 30 Minutes or Less
005: Super 8
006: The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
007: Breakfast at Tiffany's
008: Midnight in Paris
009: Rio

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I'm in! Much easier than the book challenge, at which I failed miserably It's actually one of my New Year's resolutions to watch every movie in this book; it also doesn't hurt that I'll be "helping out" at a small film festival, which will force me to watch, like, eight movies per week :p

So here goes! My recommends are in bold

1. A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater, 2006)
2. The Room (Tommy Wiseau, 2003)
3. Invasion of Alien Bikini (Young-doo Oh, 2011)
4. Alucarda, a.k.a Sisters of Satan (Juan López Monteczuma, 1978)
5. 3 Women (Robert Altman, 1977)
6. Code Blue (Urszula Antoniak, 2011)
7. Dernière Séance (Laurent Achard, 2010)
8. L'enfer d'Henri Georges Clouzot, a.k.a Inferno (Serge Bromberg & Ruxanda Medrea, 2009)

I should point out that since the festival I work at is pretty off-kilter and B-movie oriented, nobody should expect to find many films d'auteur in my list so far But if you're in a weird mood and have some time to kill, go ahead and check some of these out...ESPECIALLY THE ROOM. I swear you won't believe your eyes, and I mean this in the most honest of ways

Stoneage Stomp.

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^ oh man I'm super scared of watching what you watch, especially the ones you recommend .. but I'll make an effort and start with 3 Women, Sissy Spacek's in it, how disturbing could it be?

Now we just need strawberry_daiquiri to join us (or come back to tFS!).

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Originally Posted by Karen0193 View Post
1. Shanghai Express
2. Contagion
3. Into the Wild
4. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
5. Judgment at Nuremberg
6. A Separation
7. Notorious
8. The Breakfast's Club
9. Pulp Fiction
10. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
11. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
12. The Artist
13. The Descendants
14. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso
15. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

16. Megamind (2010)
17. The Legend of Zorro (2005)
18. Gladiator(2000)
19. War Horse(2011)

I had a movie day that today

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This sounds like a fun thing to try! I think I'm more likely to read the 50 books than to watch 100 movies, but one can always try. I'll try to remember post here from time to time and update my list.

I think my own personal challenge this year is to watch more non-english language movies, maybe around 5 in finnish and around 15 in any other than finnish or english.

my list so far:

1. The King's speech (2010, dir. Tom Hooper, country: UK)
2. Sleepy Hollow (1999, dir. Tim Burton, country: USA & Germany)

. Jeneil Williams . Julia Hafström . BvB .
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01.The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

It's the heart and the soul and the body and the brain driving me insane.

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I don't remember what / if I watched any movies the first week of January. Oh well. My ratings are always out of 5.

1. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (4)
2. Knocked Up (4)
3. Moneyball (4.5)
4. The Help (3) Loved Jessica Chastain
5. Margin Call (3.5)

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