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DVD Talk Criterion Challenge Spine #12: List Thread

30 Days of Criterion - Discussion Thread
August 31st (dusk) - October 1st (dawn)
September is upon us, which means it’s time for the twelfth annual DVD Talk Criterion Challenge! If you’re already familiar with the Criterion Collection, then this is when you get to justify the purchases you made in July during Barnes & Noble’s annual 50% off sale and make sure you get your money’s worth out of your subscription to the Criterion Channel.For newcomers (welcome!), this will hopefully be your introduction to new areas of movies. Criterion’s mission statement reads:

Since 1984, the Criterion Collection has been dedicated to publishing important classic and contemporary films from around the world in editions that offer the highest technical quality and award-winning, original supplements. No matter the medium—from LaserDisc to DVD and Blu-ray to streaming—Criterion has maintained its pioneering commitment to presenting each film as its maker would want it seen, in state-of-the-art restorations with special features designed to encourage repeated watching and deepen the viewer’s appreciation of the art of film.
That’s the spirit of the Collection, and also the spirit of this Challenge. This is the only DVD Talk challenge that emphasises disc supplements, because supplements are integral to the “Criterion treatment”, often referred to as “film school in a box”. [Fun fact: the very first ever commentary track was recorded by film historian Ronald Haver for Criterion’s 1984 LaserDisc release of King Kong!] For this challenge, we encourage you to spend more of your time on one movie’s supplements rather than rush off to the next movie. Watch those interviews. Listen to those commentary tracks. Read those essays. This month is all about deep dives!

What is eligible?Note: You may watch any eligible movie on any format; it does not have to be the Criterion disc. You’d be surprised how many movies you already own that may be eligible!

Optional Checklist
Spoiler:
Limit One Check Per Movie in Each Section.

Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.

---1920 - (insert film title here)
---
1930 -
---1940 -
---1950 -
---1960 -
---1970 -
---1980 -
---1990 -
---2000 -
---2010 -

Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges.
--- 001-100 -
--- 101-200 -
--- 201-300 -
--- 301-400 -
--- 401-500 -
--- 501-600 -
--- 601-700 -
--- 701-800 -
--- 801-900 -
--- 901-1000 -
---an Eclipse title -
--- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion (a title released on LaserDisc or a streaming exclusive) -

Who, What, and How (Name the Movies For Each Check Earned)

Watch 5 films from five different directors.
--- Director 1 -
--- Director 2 -
--- Director 3 -
--- Director 4 -
--- Director 5 -

Watch films in at least 5 languages. [Silent films count for their original language so long as the original language text is presented.]
--- Language 1 -
--- Language 2 -
--- Language 3 -
--- Language 4 -
--- Language 5 -

Special Edition Features

Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/orlisted here.
--- Essay 1 -
--- Essay 2 -
--- Essay 3 -
--- Essay 4 -
--- Essay 5 -

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews. Many of these can be found on Criterion.com and in The Criterion Channel (see More within the related film's "collection" page).
--- Interview 1 -
--- Interview 2 -
--- Interview 3 -
--- Interview 4 -
--- Interview 5 -

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
--- Watch a film with commentary –
--- Watch a supplemental short film –
--- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. –
--- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Criterion.comTop Ten List, or a Criterion Channel Collection
--- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film –



Online Resources
The Criterion Collection Official Pages and Online Stores
Criterion.com |The Criterion Channel |Barnes & Noble |Facebook |Google Play | Tumblr | Twitter | YouTube

CriterionCast | Banned James Bond LaserDisc Commentary Tracks
Movies Announced on The Criterion Channel Since Its Launch [Anything on this list is eligible, even if not presently on the Channel]
iCheckMovies.com
Criterion Collection | Criterion Collection Signatures |Eclipse Collection |Eclipse Collection Signatures
Flickchart Criterion Collection | Eclipse Titles | Flickchart: The Blog - Criterion Commentaries

Previous DVD Talk Criterion Challenges
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Re: DVD Talk Criterion Challenge Spine #12

Objectives
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The Body Snatcher
A Christmas Tale
Cries and Whispers
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
Experiment in Terror
Fanny & Alexander
Female Trouble
Gaslight
Gilda
The Great Escape
Häxan
Killer's Kiss
The Killing

The Love Witch
Nosferatu
The Old Dark House
The Princess Bride
Repo Man
Solaris
Sylvia Scarlett
Two-Lane Blacktop


List
  1. 9/02 Cries and Whispers (#101)
  2. 9/03 Daughters of the Dust
  3. 9/04 Blood on the Moon (Western Noir 1/11)
  4. 9/05 Station West (Western Noir 2/11)
  5. 9/05 I Shot Jesse James (Western Noir 3/11; Eclipse Series 5: The First Films of Samuel Fuller 1/3)
  6. 9/06 The Walking Hills (Western Noir 4/11)
  7. 9/07 Lust for Gold (Western Noir 5/11)
  8. 9/08 Devil's Doorway (Western Noir 6/11)
  9. 9/09 Rancho Notorious (Western Noir 7/11)
  10. 9/10 The Naked Spur (Western Noir 8/11)
  11. 9/10 Man with the Gun (Western Noir 9/11)
  12. 9/11 The Violent Men (Western Noir 10/11)
  13. 9/11 Man of the West (Western Noir 11/11)
  14. 9/15 Sada
  15. 9/16 The Killing (#575)
  16. 9/16 Killer's Kiss
  17. 9/25 Exporting Raymond
  18. 9/27 I Will Buy You
  19. 9/27 High Heels
  20. 9/28 Barbarella (Three Starring Jane Fonda 1/3)
  21. 9/28 Fun With Dick and Jane (Three Starring Jane Fonda 2/3)
  22. 9/29 California Suite (Three Starring Jane Fonda 3/3)
  23. 10/1 Häxan (#134)
Checklist
Spoiler:
Limit One Check Per Movie in Each Section.

Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.

-X-1920 - Häxan (1922)
---
1930 -
-X-1940 - Blood on the Moon (1948)
-X-1950 - Devil's Doorway (1950)
-X-1960 - Barbarella (1968)
-X-1970 - Cries and Whispers (1972)
---1980 -
-X-1990 - Daughters of the Dust (1991)
---2000 -
-X-2010 - Exporting Raymond (2010)

Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges.
--- 001-100 -
-X- 101-200 -Cries and Whispers (#101)
--- 201-300 -
--- 301-400 -
--- 401-500 -
-X- 501-600 - The Killing (#575)
--- 601-700 -
--- 701-800 -
--- 801-900 -
--- 901-1000 -
-X-an Eclipse title - I Shot Jesse James (Eclipse Series 5: The First Films of Samuel Fuller 1/3)
-X- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion (a title released onLaserDisc or a streaming exclusive) - Daughters of the Dust

Who, What, and How (Name the Movies For Each Check Earned)

Watch 5 films from five different directors.
-X- Ingmar Bergman (Cries and Whispers)
-X- Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust)
-X- Robert Wise (Blood on the Moon)
-X- Sidney Lanfield (Station West)
-X- Samuel Fuller (I Shot Jesse James)

Watch films in at least 5 languages. [Silent films count for their original language so long as the original language text is presented.]
-X- Cries and Whispers (Swedish)
-X- Sada (Japanese)
-X- High Heels (Spanish)
--- Language 4 -
--- Language 5 -

Special Edition Features

Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/or listed here.
-X- Cries and Whispers: "Love and Death" by Emma Wilson
-X- The Killing: "Kubrick's Clockwork" by Haden Guest
-X- The Killing: "Marie Windsor on the Making of The Killing"
--- Essay 4 -
--- Essay 5 -

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews. Many of these can be found on Criterion.com and in The Criterion Channel (see More within the related film's "collection" page).
-X- Cries and Whispers - Harriet Andersson
-X- The Killing - James B. Harris
-X- The Killing - Sterling Hayden
-X- The Killing - Polito on Thompson
-X- Killer's Kiss - Geoffrey O'Brien

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
--- Watch a film with commentary –
--- Watch a supplemental short film –
-X- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. – Cries and Whispers
-X- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Criterion.com Top Ten List, or a Criterion Channel Collection – Western Noir
--- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film –


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September 1

1. King Kong (1933) - DVD
2. Godzilla, King Of The Monsters (1956) - DVD

September 2

3. Rodan - Comet

September 3

4. Mothra vs Godzilla - DVD
5. Nanook Of The North - YouTube

September 7

6. Ghidorah The Three Headed Monster - Comet

September 8

7. Robocop - Encore Suspense

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2020 Criterion Challenge
2018's List

Watch List:
Sept. 27
1. The Princess Bride

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Criterion Challenge Spine #12 2020
*= first time viewing

31 Aug
1. Invention for Destruction* (1958) #1016
2. The Fabulous Baron Munchausen* (1962) #1017
3. Fantastic Mr Fox* (2009) #700
1 Sep
4. Bob le Flambeur* (1956) #150
5. Night Train to Munich* (1940) #523
6. The Bakery Girl of Monceau* (1962) #343
7. La Cage Aux Folles* (1978) #671
2 Sep
8. Fail Safe* (1964) #1011
9. The Palm Beach Story* (1942) #742
10. WR: Mysteries of the Organism* (1971) #389
3 Sep
11. F for Fake* (1975) #288
12. In a Lonely Place* (1950) #810
13. Insomnia* (1997) #47
4 Sep
14. Suzanne's Career* (1963) #344
15. Trouble in Paradise* (1932) #170
16. The Vanishing* (1988) #133
5 Sep
17. Female Trouble (1974) #929
18. Bande a Part* (1964) #174
19. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) #157
6 Sep
20. Jour de Fete* (1949) #730
21. My Man Godfrey* (1936) #114
22. The Decameron* (1970) #632
7 Sep
23. Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953) #110
24. Multiple Maniacs (1970) #863
25. Magnificent Obsession* (1954) #457
8 Sep
26. Border Radio* (1987) #362
27. I Am Curious Yellow* (1967) #180
9 Sep
28. Breathless* (1960) #408
29. The Life Aquatic (2004) #300
10 Sep
30. Mon Oncle (1958) #111
11 Sep
31. Godzilla Raids Again* (1955) #1000
32. Polyester (1981) #995
12 Sep
33. Kicking & Screaming* (1995) #349
34. The Darjeeling Limited (2007) #540
13 Sep
35. Detour* (1945) #966
36. In the Mood for Love* (2000) #147
37. Sweet Movie* (1974) #390
14 Sep
38. Moonrise Kingdom (2012) #776
15 Sep
39. King Kong vs Godzilla* (1962) #1000
40. King Kong vs Godzilla* (1963) #1000
16 Sep
41. The X from Outer Space* (1967) Eclipse 37
17 Sep
42. Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell* (1968) Eclipse 37
18 Sep
43. Eating Raoul* (1982) #625
44. The Seventh Seal* (1957) #11
19 Sep
45. The Canterbury Tales* (1972) #633
46. Parasite* (2019) #1054
20 Sep
47. The Rules of the Game* (1939) #216
48. Homicide* (1991) #486
21 Sep
49. Gun Crazy* (1949)
22 Sep
50. I Am Curious Blue* (1968) #181
23 Sep
51. Last Year in Marienbad* (1961) #478
24 Sep
52. Alphaville (1965) #25
30 Sep
53. Vampyr* (1932) #437
54. The Brood (1979) #777
55. Haxan* (1922) #134


Checklist:
Spoiler:

Limit One Check Per Movie in Each Section.

Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.

-X-1920 - Haxan
-X-
1930 - Trouble in Paradise
-X-1940 - The Palm Beach Story
-X-1950 - Magnificient Obsession
-X-1960 - Fail Safe
-X-1970 - La Cage Aux Folles
-X-1980 - Border Radio
-X-1990 - Kicking & Screaming
-X-2000 - The Royal Tenenbaums
-X-2010 - Parasite


Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges.
-X- 001-100 - The Seventh Seal
-X- 101-200 - My Man Godfrey
-X- 201-300 - F for Fake
-X- 301-400 - WR: Mysteries of the Organism
-X- 401-500 - Breathless
-X- 501-600 - Night Train to Munich
-X- 601-700 - The Decameron
-X- 701-800 - Jour de Fete
-X- 801-900 - In a Lonely Place
-X- 901-1000 - Female Trouble
-X-an Eclipse title - The X from Outer Space

-X- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion (streaming exclusive) - Gun Crazy

Who, What, and How (Name the Movies For Each Check Earned)

X Watch 5 films from five different directors.
-X- Director 1 - Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (Jacques Tati)
-X- Director 2 - Bande a Parte (Jean Luc Goddard)
-X- Director 3 - The Life Aquatic (Wes Anderson)
-X- Director 4 - Polyester (John Waters)
-X- Director 5 - King Kong vs Godzilla (Ishiro Honda)


X Watch films in at least 5 languages. [Silent films count for their original language so long as the original language text is presented.]
-X- Language 1 - Invention for Destruction (Czech)
-X- Language 2 - Bob le Flambeur (French)
-X- Language 3 - Insomnia (Norwegian/Swedish)
-X- Language 4 - The Vanishing (Dutch)
-X- Language 5 - In the Mood For Love (Cantonese)


Special Edition Features

X Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/orlisted here.
-X- Essay 1 - Multiple Maniacs
-X- Essay 2 - The Life Aquatic
-X- Essay 3 - Female Trouble
-X- Essay 4 - Polyester
-X- Essay 5 - Eating Raoul


Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews. Many of these can be found on Criterion.com and in The Criterion Channel (see More within the related film's "collection" page).
-X- Interview 1 - John Waters (Female Trouble)
-X- Interview 2 - John Waters (Polyester)
-X- Interview 3 - Cast & Crew (Multiple Maniacs)

-X- Interview 4 - Dreamlanders (Female Trouble)
-X- Interview 5 - David Cronenberg (The Brood)

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
-X- Watch a film with commentary – Multiple Maniacs
-X- Watch a supplemental short film – Hotel Chevalier (The Darjeeling Limited)

-X- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. – Alphaville
-X- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Criterion.comTop Ten List, or a Criterion Channel Collection – I Am Curious Yellow / Blue

-X- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film – Repo Man









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9/4
1. Before Sunrise

9/9
2. Before Sunset
3. The Red Balloon
4. The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934*

9/11
5. Show Boat 1936

9/14
6. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)*

9/28
7. Before Midnight

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Mr. Cellophane's 2020 Criterion Challenge List



*= first time viewing
blue= personal Blu-ray
purple= personal DVD
green= Criterion Channel streaming
red= other streaming service
orange= borrowed or rented BD/DVD

  • The Watermelon Woman (dir. Cheryl Dunye)
    Streaming exclusive / 1996 / United States / 84 minutes / 9-1

  • "Janine" (dir. Cheryl Dunye)*
    Streaming exclusive / 1990 / United States / 9 minutes / 9-1

  • Le mariage de Chiffon (dir. Claude Autant-Lara & Pierre Guerlais)*
    Eclipse Series #45 / 1942 / France / 103 minutes / 9-1

  • Sommarlek / Summer Interlude (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
    Spine #613 / 1951 / Sweden / 96 minutes / 9-2
    --- Essay: "Love and Death in the Swedish Summer" by Peter Cowie

  • Meghe Dhaka Tara / The Cloud-Capped Star (dir. Ritwik Ghatak)*
    Spine #993 / 1960 / India / 126 minutes / 9-4

  • Big City Blues (dir. Mervyn LeRoy)*
    Streaming exclusive / 1932 / United States / 63 minutes / 9-8

  • The Lady Vanishes (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
    Spine #3 / 1938 / United Kingdom / 96 minutes / 9-8

  • Green for Danger (dir. Sidney Gilliat)
    Spine #375 / 1946 / United Kingdom / 91 minutes / 9-9

  • The Heiress (dir. William Wyler)*
    Spine #974 / 1949 / United States / BD / 115 minutes / 9-10
    --- Essay: "A Cruel Inheritance" by Pamela Hutchinson
    --- Interviews: Jay Cocks & Farran Smith Nehme / Larry McQueen / Ralph Richardson

  • "The Costume Designer" (dir. Tholen Gladden)*
    Supplemental short / 1950 / United States / BD / 9 minutes / 9-10

  • Gojira / Godzilla (dir. Ishiro Honda)
    Spine #594 / 1954 / Japan / 96 minutes / 9-10

  • Die Ehe der Maria Braun / The Marriage of Marie Braun (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder)*
    Spine #204 / 1979 / West Germany / 120 minutes / 9-11

  • The Crowd Roars (dir. Howard Hawks)*
    Streaming Exclusive / 1932 / United States / 70 minutes / 9-13

  • Lawyer Man (dir. William Dieterle)*
    Streaming Exclusive / 1932 / United States / 72 minutes / 9-13

  • Dance, Girl, Dance (dir. Dorothy Arzner)
    Spine #1028 / 1940 / United States / 90 minutes / 9-15
    --- Interviews: Francis Ford Coppola / B. Ruby Rich
    --- Essay: "Gotta Dance" by Sheila O'Malley

  • "Santa, the Fascist Years" (dir. Bill Plympton)*
    Streaming Exclusive / 2008 / United States / 3 minutes / 9-23

  • "Guard Dog" (dir. Bill Plympton)*
    Streaming Exclusive / 2004 / United States / 5 minutes / 9-23

  • "Guide Dog" (dir. Bill Plympton)*
    Streaming Exclusive / 2006 / United States / 6 minutes / 9-23

Checklist
Spoiler:

Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion
---1920 - (insert film title here)
-x-1930: Big City Blues (1932)
-x-1940: Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
---1950 -
---1960 -
---1970 -
---1980 -
-x-1990: The Watermelon Woman (1996)
---2000 -
---2010 -

Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges
-x- 001-100: The Lady Vanishes (#3)
--- 101-200 -
-x- 201-300: Die Ehe der Maria Braun / The Marriage of Marie Braun (#204)
-x- 301-400: Green for Danger (#375)
--- 401-500 -
-x- 501-600: Gojira / Godzilla (#594)
-x- 601-700: Sommarlek / Summer Interlude (#613)
--- 701-800 -
--- 801-900 -
-x- 901-1000: The Heiress (#974)
---an Eclipse title -
-x- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion: The Crowd Roars

Who, What, and How

Watch 5 films from five different directors
-x- William Dieterle: Lawyer Man
--- Director 2 -
--- Director 3 -
--- Director 4 -
--- Director 5 -

Watch films in at least 5 languages
-x- French: Le mariage de Chiffon
-x- Bengali: Meghe Dhaka Tara / The Cloud-Capped Star
--- Language 3 -
--- Language 4 -
--- Language 5 -

Special Edition Features

Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/or listed here
-x- Sommarlek: "Love and Death in the Swedish Summer" by Peter Cowie
-x- The Heiress: "A Cruel Inheritance" by Pamela Hutchinson
-x- Dance, Girl, Dance: "Gotta Dance" by Sheila O'Malley
--- Essay 4 -
--- Essay 5 -

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews
-x- The Heiress: Jay Cocks & Farran Smith Nehme
-x- Dance, Girl, Dance: Francis Ford Coppola
--- Interview 3 -
--- Interview 4 -
--- Interview 5 -

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
--- Watch a film with commentary –
-x- Watch a supplemental short film: "The Costume Designer"
--- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. –
--- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Top Ten List, or a Criterion Channel Collection –
--- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film –

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First Time Viewing: 5
Television: 14
Streaming: 10
DVD: 2
Blu-ray: 9


Optional Checklist
Spoiler:

Spoiler:
Limit One Check Per Movie in Each Section.

Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.

-X-1920 - The Golem
-X-
1930 -Stagecoach
-X-1940 -Now, Voyager
-X-1950 -Throne of Blood
-X-1960 -Fail Safe
-X-1970 -All That Jazz
-X-1980 -The Breakfast Club
-X-1990 -Crash
-X-2000 -Bamboozled, #1019
X--2010 -Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore

Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges.
-X- 001-100 -The Blob, #91
-X- 101-200 -Throne of Blood, #190
-X- 201-300 -Onibaba, #226
-X- 301-400 -The Atomic Submarins, #366
-X- 401-500 -Z, #491
-X- 501-600 -Stagecoach, #516
-X- 601-700 -Don't Look Back, #786
-X- 701-800 -All That Jazz, #724
-X- 801-900 -A Poem is a Naked Person, #805
-X- 901-1000 -Some Like It Hot, #950
-X-1001-1100: Fail Safe, #1011

-X-an Eclipse title -Blood Wedding, Carloas Saura's Flamenco Trilogy
-X- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion (a title released on LaserDisc or a streaming exclusive) -Der Golem

Who, What, and How (Name the Movies For Each Check Earned)

Watch 5 films from five different directors.
-X- Director 1 -Bob Fosse, All That Jazz
-X- Director 2 -Akira Kurosawa. Throne of Blood
-X- Director 3 -Billy Wilder, Some Like It Hot
-X- Director 4 -John Ford, Stagecoach
-X- Director 5 -Spike Lee, Bamboozled

Watch films in at least 5 languages. [Silent films count for their original language so long as the original language text is presented.]
-X- Language 1 -Der Golem, German
-X- Language 2 -Throne of Blood, Japanese
-X- Language 3 -Z, French,
-X- Language 4 -Come and See, Russian
-X- Language 5 -Blood Wedding, Spanish

Special Edition Features

Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets
-X- Essay 1 -The War of the Worlds: Sky on Fire, J. Hoberman
-X- Essay 2 -Now Voyager: We Have the Stars, Patricia White
-X- Essay 3 -All About Eve: Upstage, Downstage, Terence Rafferty
-X- Essay 4 -The Great Escape: Never Caught, Sheila O'Malley
-X- Essay 5 -Come and See: Orphans of the Storm, Mark Le Fanu

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews. Many of these can be found on Criterion.com and in The Criterion Channel (see More within the related film's "collection" page).
-X- Interview 1 -Stagecoach, Interview with Kareem Abdul Jabbar
-X- Interview 2 -Bamboozled, Interview with Spike Lee
-X- Interview 3 -Come and See, Interview with Roger Deakins
-X- Interview 4 -Detour, Noah Isenberg
-X- Interview 5 -Paris is Burning, Gisele Xtravaganza

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
--- Watch a film with commentary –
--- Watch a supplemental short film –
--- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. –
--- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Criterion.comTop Ten List, or a Criterion Channel Collection
-X- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film: 1984




Aug 31.
1. Der Golem (1920), Criterion Channel--Karl Wegener's German Expressionist masterpiece looks spectacular in this new restoration. It's rare to see a century-old film look this good. I am definitely buying the Kino Blu when it is on sale. The plot is based on the medieval legend of a clay man brought to life by a Kabbalist rabbi to save the Jews of Prague from persecution.
2. Now, Voyager (1942), #1004, Blu--In what is probably her best-known "weepie", Bette Davis plays the neurotic Charlotte Vale whose emotional stability has been destroyed by her domineering mother. With the help of kindly shrink Claude Rains, Charlotte undergoes a makeover and becomes a beautiful swan, finally able to taste love on a South American cruise with suave Paul Henreid.
3. Fail Safe (1964), #1011--Even though I've seen Fail Safe multiple times, it is still a nail-biter of a film with a gut punch ending. The Cold War nightmare scenario of a critical failure causing an accidental nuclear war almost came true 19 years after the film's release during the Abel Archer incident when a simulated war game made the Soviets think they were under imminent threat of an attack by the US.

Sept. 2
4. All That Jazz (1979), #724--This happened to be on TCM tonight. It hasn't aged a day. Bob Fosse was such a control freak he made Ann Reinking audition to play herself.

Sep. 3
5. Throne of Blood (1957), #190--Kurosawa's adaptation of Macbeth is a masterpiece of B/W photography, blending an eerie, fog-shrouded landscape derived from sumi-e ink drawings that emphasize empty space and the Noh style music and makeup.

Sep. 4
6. Some Like It Hot (1959), #950--Billy Wilder's gender-bending classic still works 61 years later. Contrary to current intellectual trends that try to read some deeper sexual significance into Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond's sparkling screenplay, there is no deeper meaning or message here--it's just a comedy about two musicians donning drag to escape being rubbed out by Chicago mobsters after inadvertently witnessing the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

Sep. 5
7. The Blob (1958), #91-
-One of the most iconic horror films of the 1950s.

Sep. 6
8. Stagecoach (1939), #516-
-The movie that made John Wayne a star, and after The Searchers, John Ford's greatest film.
9. Bamboozled (2000), #1019--Criterion timed their release of Spike Lee's searing satire of racial stereotyping perfectly to sync wth 2020's racial reckoning in the wake of George Floyd's murder.

Sep. 7
10. Jimi Plays Monterey (1986)/ Shake! Otis at Monterey, #169-
-The greatest guitarist America ever produced back when music was made by people and not Autotune
11. Monterey Pop (1968), #169, Not as generation-defining as Woodstock, but Monterey Pop has The Who's American debut and Jimi Hendrix, so there's that..
12. Z (1969), #491-Z is the film that Costa Gavras will be remembered for. It's a taut political thriller about the assassination of a doctor that leads to an impending fascist coup in Greece. Like The Third Man, Z has a memorable soundtrack..
13. A Poem is a Naked Person, #805--Les Blank must have been on some amazing drugs when he made this. It's extremely unfocused, spending some time showing Leon Russell performing live and recording, then showing multiple scenes of snakes eating birds and groovy wave patterns on water..
14. Don't Look Back (1967), #786--Don't look Back is one of the most revealing portraits of an artist committed to film. The two main takeaways from this doc are that Bob Dylan is a musical genius, and that he is an insufferable jackass.

Sep. 8
15. The Asphalt Jungle (1950), #847
-Tarantino and Scorsese were clearly influenced by this John Huston crime classic.
16. Rififi (1955), #115--The heist scene about an hour in is a masterpiece of visual storytelling.

Sep. 12
17. The Breakfast Club (1985), #905
-John Hughes's tale of the identity issues of a pack of white suburban teenagers is absurdly myopic.
18. Double Indemnity (1944), Criterion Channel-A Billy Wilder noir masterpiece.

Sep. 15
19. Desert Hearts (1985), #902
- Desert Hearts tells a bare-bones story of a repressed academic and a working class woman who fall in love. I've seen this story told better in Bound and Carol.
20. Crash (1996), #1059--Crash continues David Cronenberg's thematic obsession with body horror that runs through his films, this time by taking America's love for the automobile to a disturbingly literal level. Nobody in this film behaves like a normal human--your husband has just flown through the windscreen of your car during a head-on collision, and your first reaction is to flash your boob at the other driver? OK, the driver was James Spader back when he was still hot, but c'mon! Instead of being worried or saddened over maiming and death from car crashes, these characters are sexually aroused by them. Cronenberg made pornography for robots. Crash is one of the best films of the 90s, and also one of the most perverse.

Sep. 17.
21. Anatomy of a Murder (1959), #600
-This is probably Otto Preminger's best film, a courtroom drama where the director never tells us where to place our sympathies. The cast is amazing--Jimmy Stewart, Ben Gazzara, Lee Remick, George C Scott, and a slew of terrific character actors like Eve Arden in smaller roles. Duke Ellington provides a swinging jazz soundtrack..

Sep. 18.
22. Dark Victory, (1939), Criterion Channel.
Bette Davis plays spoiled socialite Judith Traherne who develops a problem with her vision that turns out to be terminal brain cancer. This is a 4-hanky weeper, with Davis milking her character's illness for sentimentality as hard as she can.

Sep. 20
23. Ghost World (2001), #872--Daniel Clowes's Oscar-nominated screenplay sparkles with wit and a certain empathy for its quirky, damaged characters. As terrific as Thora Birch and ScarJo are playing disaffected smartasses navigating the onset of adulthood after high school become grating after a while. maybe because we are living in an age of extreme cynicism.

Sep.22
24. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), #768-Harold Pinter's adaptation of John Fowles's novel doesn't really capture the texture of the book's narrative, but this is a marvelous film with standout performances from Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons
25. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), #982-One of the best rock musicals ever, and pertinent to today's questions about transgender people, and gender fluidity.
26. Detour (1945), #966-Tom Neal wasn't a terrific actor, so his befuddled persona works well in a story about an average guy who finds himself in a world of hurt. Ann Savage is aptly named because she plays a quintessential no-good dame.
27. Come and See (1985), #1035-"The brutality of war" is so inadequate to describe the spectacle of sheer, insensate evil humans inflict on each other. The young man who plays Fiyora conveys the trauma his character suffers so well I have to wonder how much was acting and how much was real from enduring the scenes he had to film.

Sep.24
28. Paris is Burning (1990), #1018-Before RuPaul's Drag Race, before, Pose, came Paris Is Burning a chronicle of the Harlem drag ball scene ion the late 80s that is required viewing for gay and trans people.

Sep. 25
29. Blood Wedding, Eclipse Set 6--Director Carlos Saura and choreographer and principal dancer Antonio Gades collaborated on this masterful blend of flamenco and ballet

Sep. 27
30. 1984 (1984), #984-I probably should not have watched this so close to the election.

Sep. 29
31. Leave Her to Heaven (1946), #1020--Gene Tierney's psychopathic character reminds me of my brother-in-law's first wife.

Sep. 30
32. The Last Emperor (1987), #422--I've been to the Forbidden City and it truly is a vast complex of palaces, and temples. The real Pu Yi was a fairly loathsome man who abused the people around him and betrayed China to the Japanese. Bertolucci's film whitewashes Pu YI to make him a sympathetic character.
33. Onibaba (1964), #226--The wind over the wheat in the opening creates an eerie atmosphere for this horror classic. That mask reveal is heinous.
34. Scanners (1981), #712-The FX aren't as shocking now, although they definitely hold up. Michael Ironside's Revok is a classic in his gallery of villainous roles..
35. The Atomic Submarine (1958), #366--Pretty pedestrian SF/ horror flick
35. Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010), Criterion Channel--The comment at the beginning comparing a Walt Whitman poem to Lewis's Blood Feast, "it was no good, but it was the first of its kind," isn't fair to Whitman but is a sound assessment of Lewis as the father of the splatter film.
36. Haxan (1922), #134--I haven't watched this in several years, and it appeals to me more now. There's a lot to admire in this weird mix of documentary and fiction about the history of witchcraft in Europe and the supremacy of rationality over superstition.

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1. Beware of a Holy Whore (1971) * 103 min.
2. Heart of Glass (1976) * 94 min.
3. Jerichow (2008) * 92 min.
4. High Hopes (1988) * 112 min.
5. The 400 Blows (1959) 99 min.
6. The Fits (2015) * 72 min.
7. The Scar of Shame (1927) * 86 min.
8. Zombi Child (2019) * 103 min.
9. Stroszek (1977) * 108 min.
10. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) * 121 min.
11. Patriotism (1966) 27 min.
12. Tabu (2012) * 118 min.
13. The Cranes Are Flying (1957) 95 min.
14. Eleven P.M. (1928) * 66 min.
15. Real Life (1979) * 98 min.


*First time viewing.

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2020 DVDTalk Criterion Challenge

Goals
- Nothing this year.


The Past...
2015 - 1 entries
2019 - 6 entries



My List
08/31
01. *The Skin (Liliana Cavani, 1981) (131 min.) - 3.5/5 (The Criterion Channel)

Spoiler:
Mini review to come


02. *Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (Fritz Lang, 1922) (242 min.) - 5/5 (The Criterion Channel)
Spoiler:
Mini review to come


03. *Destiny (Fritz Lang, 1921) (114 min.) - 4.5/5 (The Criterion Channel)
Spoiler:
Mini review to come


04. *The Hands of Orlac (Robert Wiene, 1924) (92 min.) - 4/5 (The Criterion Channel)
Spoiler:
Mini review to come


09/01
05. *A Separation (Richard Brooks, 1958) (108 min.) - 5/5 (The Criterion Channel)
06. *Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Asghar Farhadi, 2011) (123 min.) - 3.5/5 (The Criterion Channel)
07. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mike Nichols, 1966) (131 min.) - 4.5/5 (The Criterion Channel)









DVD: 0 |Blu-ray Disc: 0 |Theatrical Exhibition: 0 | Netflix Canada: 0 | Prime Video Canada: 0 | TV Broadcast/DVR: 0 | The Criterion Channel: 0 | Crunchyroll: 0 | Disney+: 0 | Other: 0
Total View Time (Approximate): 0 minutes

* = First Time Viewing: 0

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The Criterion Challenge 2020
*= first-time Views

August 31:
1. Persona (1966)*
September 1:
2. The Hidden Fortress (1958)*
3. All Night Long (1962)*
4. Sapphire (1959)*
September 2:
5. The Seventh Seal (1957)
6. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)*
September 3:
7. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
8. Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937)*
9. The Lovers (1958)*
September 4:
10. Every Man for Himself (1980)*
11. Blood Simple (1983)
September 5:
12. Magnificent Obsession (1954)
13. All That Heaven Allows (1955)
September 6:
14. Written on the Wind (1956)
15. The Ice Storm (1993)
16. Let the Sunshine In (2017)*
17. Black Panthers (1970)*
September 7:
18. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
19. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
20. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2017)
September 8:
21. Baal (1970)*
September 9:
22. Autumn Sonata (1978)*
September 10:
23. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
24. Safe (1995)
September 11:
25. The Lady Eve (1941)
26. Sullivan's Travels (1942)
27. Being John Malkovich (1999)
September 12:
28. Sullivan’s Travels (1942) w/commentary - McKean, Guest, Baumbach, etc.
29. Thief (1981)
September 13:
30. Solo con tu pareja (1991)*
31. Robocop (1987)
32. Design for Living (1933)
September 14:
33. Trouble in Paradise (1932)*
September 15:
34. The Love Parade (1929)*
September 16:
35. Crash (1996)
36. Graduation (2016)*
September 17:
37. The Long Good Friday (1979)
38. The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
39. The Pleasure of Love in Iran (1976)*
September 18:
40. David Lynch Shorts: The Alphabet (1968)*, The Grandmother (1970)*, The Amputee (1974)*, Premonitions Following an Evil Deed (1995)*
September 19:
41. Bill Plympton Shorts: One of Those days (1988)*, 25 Ways to Quit Smoking (1989)*, How to Make Love to a Woman (1996)*, The Fan and the Flower (2005)*, Hot Dog (2008)*
42. Crash (1996) with director commentary*
September 20:
43. The Day He Arrives (2011)*
44. Days of Heaven (1978)
September 21:
45. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
46. Adaptation (2002)
September 22:
47. Thief (1981) with director/actor commentary*
48. One Sings, The Other Doesn't (1977)*
September 24:
49. Wise Blood (1979)
September 26:
50. Naked Lunch (1991)
September 27:
51. Kagemusha (1980)*
September 29:
52. Good Morning (1959)*
September 30:
53. Haxan (1922)
54. The Blob (1958)
55. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Checklist
Spoiler:
Limit One Check Per Movie in Each Section.

Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.

-x-1920 - The Love Parade (1929)*
-x-
1930 - Design for Living (1933)
-x-1940 - The Lady Eve (1941)
-x-1950 - The Hidden Fortress (1958)
-x-1960 - Persona (1966)
-x-1970 - The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
-x-1980 - Blood Simple (1984)
-x-1990 - The Ice Storm (1993)
-x-2000 - The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
-x-2010 - Let the Sunshine In (2017)

Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges.
-x- 001-100 - The Seventh Seal (#11)
-x- 101-200 - The Hidden Fortress (#116)
-x- 201-300 - Through a Glass Darkly (#209)
-x- 301-400 - Solo con tu pareja (#353)
-x- 401-500 - The friends of Eddie Coyle (#475)
-x- 501-600 - Design for Living (#592)
-x- 601-700 - Thief (#691)
-x- 701-800 - Persona (#701)
-x- 801-900 - Blood Simple (#834)
-x- 901-1000 - Let the Sunshine In (#972)
-x-1001+ - The Grand Budapest Hotel (#1025)

-x-an Eclipse title - All Night Long, Sapphire, League of Gentlemen
-x- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion (a title released on LaserDisc or a streaming exclusive) - Humanity & Paper Balloons (1937)

Who, What, and How (Name the Movies For Each Check Earned)

Watch 5 films from five different directors.
-x- Director 1 - Ingmar Bergman, Through a Glass Darkly
-x- Director 2 - Akira Kurosawa, The Hidden Fortress
-x- Director 3 - Basil Dearden, All Night Long
-x- Director 4 - Peter Yates, The Friends of Eddie Coyle
-x- Director 5 - Louis Malle, The Lovers

Watch films in at least 5 languages. [Silent films count for their original language so long as the original language text is presented.]
-x- Language 1 - Swedish, Persona
-x- Language 2 - Japanese, The Hidden Fortress
-x- Language 3 - English, Safe
-x- Language 4 - French, The Lovers
-x- Language 5 - German, Baal

Special Edition Features

Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/or listed here.
-x- Essay 1 - They Were Expendable (The Friends of Eddie Coyle)
-x- Essay 2 - The Last Celluloid Desperado (The Friends of Eddie Coyle)
-x- Essay 3 - Succes de Scandale (The Lovers)
-x- Essay 4 - An Articulate Screen (All That Heaven Allows)
-x- Essay 5 - It Takes Three (Design for Living)

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews. Many of these can be found on Criterion.com and in The Criterion Channel (see More within the related film's "collection" page).
-x- Interview 1 - Anders/Bigelow tribute to Sirk, Magnificent Obsession
-x- Interview 2 - Ron Briley interview, A Face in the Crowd
-x- Interview 3 - Facing the Past documentary, A Face in the Crowd
-x- Interview 4 - Hedda Hopper Interview with Preston Sturges, Sullivan's Travels
-x- Interview 5 - Brad Dourif, Wise Blood

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
-x- Watch a film with commentary – Sullivan’s Travels
-x- Watch a supplemental short film – The Pleasure of Love in Iran
--- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. –
--- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Criterion.comTop Ten List, or a Criterion Channel Collection
--- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film –







































































































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* First Time Viewing

September 14
1. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972) * - 3.5/5

September 19
2. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972) * - 4.5/5

September 20
3. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972) * - 3.5/5

September 26
4. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972) * - 3.5/5

September 27
5. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973) * - 4/5

September 28
6. Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974) * - 3.5/5

September 29
7. The Virgin Spring (1960) - 4/5

September 30
8. Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) * - 3/5
9. Don't Look Now (1973) * - 3.5/5



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* = First time viewing

September 1
1. Bamboozled (2000) Spine #1019
2. sex, lies, and videotape (1989) Spine #938

September 2
3. King Kong (1933) Laserdisc Spine #002
4. Scanners (1981) Spine #712

September 4
5. Mildred Pierce (2000) Spine #1019

September 7
6. Bull Durham (1988) Spine #936
7. It Happened One Night (1934) Spine #736

September 8
8. * The Seventh Seal (1957) Spine #11
9. * Cries and Whispers (1972) Spine #101
10. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Spine #13

September 9
11. (1963) Spine #140
12.
* Don't Look Now (1973) Spine #745
13. * Odd Man Out (1947) Spine #754

September 10
14. * Three Colors: Blue (1993) Spine #587
15. * Three Colors: White (1994) Spine #587
16. * Three Colors: Red (1994) Spine #587

September 11
17. * La Ciénaga (2001) Spine #743
18. * Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) Spine #484

September 12
19. * Street of Shame (1956) Eclipse Series 13

September 13
20. Foreign Correspondent (1940) Spine #696

September 14
21. * The Naked City (1948) Spine #380
22. All That Jazz (1979) Spine #724


September 15
23. The Black Stallion (1979) Spine #765
24. * Paths of Glory (1957) Spine #538
25. * The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) Spine #885

September 14
26. * My Darling Clementine (1946) Spine #732

September 24
27. * Woman in the Dunes (1964) Spine #394

September 27
28. The Tree of Life (2011) Spine #942

September 30
27. * In the Mood for Love (2000) Spine #147

Spoiler:
Feature Presentation

Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.

-x-1920 - The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)
-x-
1930 - It Happened One Night (1934)
-x-1940 - Odd Man Out (1947)
-x-1950 - The Seventh Seal (1957)
-x-1960 - (1963)
-x-1970 - Cries and Whispers (1972)
-x-1980 - sex, lies, and videotape (1989)
-x-1990 - Three Colors: Blue (1993)
-x-2000 - Bamboozled (2000)
-x-2010 - The Tree of Life (2011)

Watch something from each of the following spine number ranges.
-x- 001-100 - The Silence of the Lambs (#13)
-x- 101-200 - In the Mood for Love
--- 201-300 -
-x- 301-400 - The Naked City (#380)
-x- 401-500 - Jeanne Dielman (#484)
-x- 501-600 - Paths of Glory (#538)
-x- 601-700 - Foreign Correspondent (#696)
-x- 701-800 - Don't Look Now(#745)
-x- 801-900 - Mildred Pierce (#860)
-x- 901-1000 - Bull Durham (#936)
-x- an Eclipse title - Street of Shame (Eclipse Series 13)
-X- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion - King Kong (Laserdisc Spine #002)

Who, What, and How (Name the Movies For Each Check Earned)

Watch 5 films from five different directors.
-x- Director 1 - Spike Lee - Bamboozled
-x- Director 2 - Steven Soderbergh - sex, lies, and videotape
-x- Director 3 - David Cronenberg - Scanners
-x- Director 4 - Michael Curtiz - Mildred Pierce
-x- Director 5 - John Ford - My Darling Clementine

Watch films in at least 5 languages. [Silent films count for their original language so long as the original language text is presented.]
-x- Language 1 - Swedish - The Seventh Seal
-x- Language 2 - Italian -
-x- Language 3 - French - Three Colors
-x- Language 4 - Spanish - La Ciénaga
-x- Language 5 - Japanese - Woman in the Dunes

Special Edition Features

Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/or listed here.
-x- Essay 1 - The War of the Worlds: Sky on Fire
-x- Essay 2 - Do the Right Thing: Walking in Stereo
--- Essay 3 -
--- Essay 4 -
--- Essay 5 -

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews.
-x- Interview 1 - Bamboozled - Spike Lee and film programmer and critic Ashley Clark
-x- Interview 2 - Scanners - 1981 interview with Cronenberg on the CBC’s The Bob McLean Show
-x- Interview 3 - Bull Durham - Shelton and film critic Michael Sragow
-x- Interview 4 - It Happened One Night - Interview with Frank Capra Jr. from 1999
-x- Interview 5 - The Naked City - Interview from 2006 with film scholar Dana Polan

Above and Beyond (Not Required to Complete Checklist)
-x- Watch a film with commentary – All That Jazz
-x- Watch a supplemental short film – Rodeo (1969) - The Black Stallion
-x- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. – Scanners
-x- Watch an entire Collector's Set, Criterion.com Top Ten List, or a Criterion Channel CollectionThree Colors
-X- Listen to the soundtrack album for a Criterion/Eclipse film – The Tree of Life

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September 03:
01. [#20] Sid & Nancy (1986) FTV - my Criterion DVD ***

September 07:
02. [#850] Something Wild (1961) FTV - my Criterion DVD ****
- New conversation between Garfein and critic Kim Morgan (26:47)
- New interview with actor Carroll Baker (15:01)
- Behind the Method, a new interview with scholar Foster Hirsch on the Actors Studio (20:56)
- Master Class with Jack Garfein, excerpts from a 2014 recording of one of the director’s world-famous lectures on acting technique (38:19)
- (Read) An essay by critic Sheila O’Malley

September 08:
03. [#916] Women In Love (1969) FTV - my Criterion DVD ****
- A British Picture: Portrait of an Enfant Terrible, Russell’s 1989 biopic on his own life and career
- Interview from 1976 with actor Glenda Jackson (got through half of it)

September 19:
04. [#1059] Crash (1996) - Theatre ****

September 22:
03. [#872] Ghost World (2001) FTV - owned and streamed on iTunes ****
- The Women of Ghost World on Working with Terry Zwigoff (excerpt online) (1:47)
- Ghost World: Séance in Wowsville - online essay by Howard Hampton
- On the Music of Ghost World - online essay by Terry Zwigoff

September 30:
03. [#134] Häxan (1922) FTV - streamed on Kanopy ***

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8/31: The Golem (stream)
1: Your Face (stream, short), How to Kiss (stream, short), the Wiseman (stream, short) Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers (stream, short)
2: One of those Days (stream, short), 25 Ways to Quit Smoking (stream, short), Carving Magic (stream, short)
7: The Tune (stream)
11: Chungking Express (stream)
12: The Baron of Arizona (stream)
13: The Phantom Tollbooth (stream), I Shot Jesse James (stream)
17: Newsfront (stream),The Steel Helmet (stream), Push Comes to Shove (stream, short), How to Make Love to a Woman (stream, short), Sex and Violence (stream, short), the Daytrippers (stream)
28: Gun Crazy (stream), Rancho Notorious (stream),

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Sept. 1
1. Y tu mamá también (2001) spine#723 (Mexico)

Sept. 2
2. The Squid and the Whale (2005) spine#845 (U.S.)

Sept. 3
3. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) spine#13 (U.S.)

Sept. 4
4. The Third Man (1949) spine#64 (Britain)

Sept. 5
5. Green for Danger (1946) spine#375 (Britain)
6. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) spine#304 (Britain)

Sept. 6
7. Pan's Labyrinth (2006) spine#838 (Spain/Mexico)
8. Broadcast News (1987) spine#552 (U.S.)

Sept. 7
9. Marriage Story (2019) spine#1038 (U.S.)

Sept. 8
10. Army of Shadows (1969) spine#385 (France)

Sept. 12
11. Naked Lunch (1991) spine#220 (Canada)

Sept. 15
12. Ran (1985) spine#316 (Japan/France)
13. Shadows (1959) spine#251 (U.S.)

Sept. 17
14. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) spine#300 (U.S.)

Sept. 26
15. Being John Malkovich (1999) spine#611 (U.S)
16. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) spine#799 (U.S.)

Sept. 27
17. Frances Ha (2013) spine#681 (U.S)

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Re: DVD Talk Criterion Challenge Spine #12: List Thread

01. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
02. Modern Times (1936)
03. Haxan (1922)

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