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  1. Barresi liked AlwaysEvolving21's post in the thread Band My Chemical Romance.

    Interesting My Chemical Romance and Gerard Way Sign With CAA – Billboard

    Dec 4, 2021 at 9:40 AM
  2. Barresi replied to the thread Album CHVRCHES - Screen Violence (August 27th 2021).

    If you have a chance to catch them on this tour, do it.

    Dec 2, 2021 at 7:01 AM
  3. Barresi liked foolton's post in the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    once this hits the 20s the ranking feels so interchangeable--but here's mine 1. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) 2. Back to The Future (Robert Zemeckis, 1985) 3. La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995) 4. Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston, 1990) 5. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai, 1994) 6. Kids (Larry Clark, 1995) 7. The Warriors (Walter Hill, 1979) 8. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001) 9. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011) 10. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000) 11. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) 12. Singin in the Rain (Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, 1952) 13. Persona (Ingmar Bergman, 1966) 14. The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949) 15. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989) 16. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1991) 17. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Jacques Demy, 1964) 18. Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, 2016) 19. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) 20. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson, 2001) 21. First Reformed (Paul Schrader, 2017) 22. This is England (Shane Meadows, 2006) 23. Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1994) 24. The Blair Witch Project (Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, 1999) 25. The Florida Project (Sean Baker, 2017) 26. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979) 27. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955) 28. Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick, 1978) 29. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972) 30. The Godfather II (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974) 31. Good Time (Josh and Benny Safdie, 2017) 32. Dazed and Confused (Richard Linklater, 1993) 33. Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013) 34. Perfect Blue (Satoshi Kon, 1997) 35. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) 36. The VVitch (Robert Eggers, 2015) 37. Uncut Gems (Josh and Benny Safdie, 2019) 38. Winter Light (Ingmar Bergman, 1963) 39. Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, 1995) 40. Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983) 41. Female Trouble (John Waters, 1974) 42. Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999) 43. Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg, 1993) 44. The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky, 2008) 45. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Taika Waititi, 2016) 46. Dumb and Dumber (Peter Farrelly, 1994) 47. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2002) 48. Diary of a Country Priest (Robert Bresson, 1951) 49. Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet, 1975) 50. Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold, 2009)

    Dec 1, 2021 at 8:09 AM
  4. Barresi liked George's post in the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    Mucking around when I should be working, here's something that I'm as close to comfortable as I can get. 50 is obviously hugely restricting, but any limit would be restricting, so this will broadly do. The order is definitely a bit sketchy (I can see I've sort of thought of films in batches), but it is what it is. 1. In The Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000) 2. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) 3. Joint Security Area (Park Chan-Wook, 2000) 4. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica, 1948) 5. The Wind That Shakes The Barley (Ken Loach, 2006) 6. Where is the Friend’s House? (Abbas Kiarostami, 1987) 7. A Seperation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011) 8. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1991) 9. Wheels on Meals (Sammo Hung, 1984) 10. Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996) 11. In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, 2008) 12. Summer with Monika (Ingmar Bergman, 1953) 13. Umberto D (Vittorio De Sica, 1952) 14. Another Year (Mike Leigh, 2010) 15. Cache (Michael Haneke, 2005) 16. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1995) 17. Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980) 18. City of God (Fernando Meirelles, 2002) 19. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Steven Spielberg, 1989) 20. Onibaba (Kaneto Shindō, 1964) 21. There Will be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007) 22. Police Story (Jackie Chan, 1985) 23. Knife in the Water (Roman Polanski, 1962) 24. The Story of Qiu Ju (Zhang Yimou, 1992) 25. The Skin I Live in (Pedro Almodovar, 2011) 26. Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini, 1945) 27. Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-Dong, 2007) 28. Parasite (Bong Joon-Ho, 2019) 29. Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski, 1968) 30. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) 31. Perfect Blue (Satoshi Kon, 1997) 32. Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese, 1973) 33. This is England (Shane Meadows, 2006) 34. Withnail & I (Burce Robinson, 1987) 35. Encounters of the Spooky Kind (Sammo Hung, 1980) 36. The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) 37. Autumn Sonata (Ingmar Bergman, 1978) 38. Still Walking (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2008) 39. Not One Less (Zhang Yimou, 1999) 40. Walkabout (Nicolas Roeg, 1971) 41. The 400 Blows (Francois Truffaut, 1959) 42. Cave of the Yellow Dog (Byambasuren Davaa, 2005) 43. Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata, 1988) 44. The Mummy (Stephen Sommers, 1999) 45. Poetry (Lee Chang-Dong, 2010) 46. Pyscho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960) 47. Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, 1995) 48. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004) 49. Wake in Fright (Ted Kotcheff, 1971) 50. High and Low (Akira Kurosawa, 1963)

    Dec 1, 2021 at 8:08 AM
  5. Barresi liked Aaron Mook's post in the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    1. Office Space (Mike Judge, 1999) 2. American Movie (Chris Smith, 1999) 3. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick, 1999) 4. Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001) 5. Aliens (James Cameron, 1986) 6. Dawn of the Dead (George Romero, 1978) 7. WNUF Halloween Special (Chris LaMartina, 2013) 8. Halloween (John Carpenter, 1978) 9. The Thing (John Carpenter, 1982) 10. The Matrix (The Wachowskis, 1999) 11. Men in Black (Barry Sonnenfield, 1997) 12. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (James Cameron, 1991) 13. Mandy (Panos Cosmatos, 2018) 14. Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze, 1999) 15. Ready or Not (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett, 2019) 16. Batman Returns (Tim Burton, 1992) 17. Get Out (Jordan Peele, 2017) 18. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) 19. Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis, 1985) 20. Wayne's World (Penelope Spheeris, 1992) 21. Friday the 13th (Sean Cunningham, 1980) 22. The Crow (Alex Proyas, 1994) 23. Repo Man (Alex Cox, 1984) 24. Gremlins (Joe Dante, 1984) 25. Paradise Lost (Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky, 1996) 26. The Brood (David Cronenberg, 1979) 27. Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983) 28. Man on the Moon (Milos Forman, 1999) 29. Creepshow (George Romero, 1982) 30. Phantasm (Don Coscarelli, 1979) 31. The Return of the Living Dead (Dan O'Bannon, 1985) 32. Silent Night, Deadly Night (Charles Sellier Jr, 1984) 33. Jackass (Jeff Tremaine, 2002) 34. The Lighthouse (Robert Eggers, 2019) 35. Sleepaway Camp (Robert Hiltzik, 1983) 36. Candyman (Bernard Rose, 1992) 37. Superbad (Greg Mottola, 2007) 38. Killer Klowns From Outer Space (The Chiodo Brothers, 1988) 39. Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, 2007) 40. John Wick (Chad Stahelski, 2014) 41. Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley, 2018) 42. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007) 43. Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright, 2004) 44. The Amityville Horror (Stuart Rosenberg, 1979) 45. Blow Out (Brian De Palma, 1981) 46. The Nightmare Before Christmas (Henry Selick, 1993) 47. Ed Wood (Tim Burton, 1994) 48. Pi (Darren Aronofsky, 1998) 49. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino, 2019) 50. Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996)

    Dec 1, 2021 at 8:07 AM
  6. Barresi liked phaynes12's post in the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    ah, man: 1. There Will Be Blood 2. Heat 3. Blade Runner 4. Zodiac 5. The Big Lebowski 6. The Master 7. Alien 8. Boogie Nights 9. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 10. The Godfather II 11. The Color of Money 12. Seven 13. Taxi Driver 14. Dazen and Confused 15. Fargo 16. The Exorcist 17. Raging Bull 18. The Shining 19. Before Sunset 20. Do the Right Thing 21. Goodfellas 22. Stalker 23. Network 24. All the President's Men 25. Apocalypse Now 26. Jaws 27. Pulp Fiction 28. Godfather 29. Harakiri 30. Harold and Maude 31. Rocky III 32. Before Midnight 33. The Deer Hunter 34. Aliens 35. Step Brothers 36. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 37. 12 Angry Men 38. Casino 39. Unforgiven 40. Mikey and Nicky 41. Crooklyn 42. Children of Men 43. The Last Waltz 44. Kicking and Screaming 45. Solaris 46. Barton Fink 47. Forgetting Sarah Marshall 48. Being John Malkovich 49. Dr. Strangelove 50. Reservoir Dogs

    Dec 1, 2021 at 8:07 AM
  7. Barresi liked Nathan's post in the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    okay I revised it and came to accept that I'd never include every film I want to include so here is a list of 54 movies I think are great. ranking is from the bias sorter, which I used without too much thought, not my personal beliefs 1. Citizen Kane - Orson Welles (1941) 2. The Godfather, Pt. II - Francis Ford Coppola (1974) 3. Solaris - Andrei Tarkovsky (1972) 4. Do the Right Thing - Spike Lee (1989) 5. Black Narcissus - Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger (1947) 6. 2001: A Space Odyssey - Stanley Kubrick (1968) 7. Taxi Driver - Martin Scorsese (1975) 8. The Tree of Life - Terrence Malick (2011) 9. La Dolce Vita - Federico Fellini (1960) 10. The Master - Paul Thomas Anderson (2012) 11. On the Waterfront - Elia Kazan (1954) 12. Tokyo Story - Yasujiro Ozu (1953) 13. A Brighter Summer Day - Edward Yang (1991) 14. The Before Trilogy - Richard Linklater (1995, 2004, 2013) 15. Pather Pachali - Satyajit Ray (1955) 16. The Seventh Seal - Ingmar Bergman (1957) 17. Beau Travail - Claire Denis (1999) 18. The 400 Blows - Francois Truffaut (1959) 19. Casablanca - Michael Curitz (1942) 20. Breathless - Jean-Luc Godard (1960) 21. Rashomon - Akira Kurosawa (1950) 22. Within Our Gates - Oscar Micheaux (1920) 23. Singin' in the Rain - Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly (1952) 24. Holiday - George Cukor (1938) 25. The Last Temptation of Christ - Martin Scorsese (1986) 26. The Wind That Shakes the Barley - Ken Loach (2006) 27. Cluny Brown - Ernst Lubitsch (1946) 28. There Will Be Blood - Paul Thomas Anderson (2007) 29. Inglourious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino (2009) 30. The Three Colours Trilogy - Krzysztof Kieslowski (1993, 1994, 1994) 31. Mulholland Drive - David Lynch (2001) 32. Yi Yi - Edward Yang (2000) 33. The Royal Tenenbaums - Wes Anderson (2001) 34. Lost in Translation - Sophia Coppola (2003) 35. Pulp Fiction - Quentin Tarantino (1994) 36. The Thin Red Line - Terrence Malick (1998) 37. In the Mood for Love - Wong Kar-wai (2000) 38. The Big Lebowski - Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (1998) 39. Killer of Sheep - Charles Burnett (1978) 40. Apocalypse Now - Francis Ford Coppola (1979) 41. First Cow - Kelly Reichardt (2019) 42. M - Fritz Lang (1931) 43. Brief Encounter - David Lean (1945) 44. Black Rain - Shohei Imamura (1989) 45. Portrait of Jason - Shirley Clarke (1967) 46. The Godfather - Francis Ford Coppola (1972) 47. Dazed and Confused - Richard Linklater (1993) 48. It's a Wonderful Life - Frank Capra (1946) 49. Ugetsu - Kenji Mizoguchi (1953) 50. Magic Mike XXL - Gregory Jacobs (2015) I listed just over 100 total and the next 50 deserve to be in the list too but you can only do so much. I also cheated and listed two trilogies. edit: whoops edited real quick because I forgot to put any Paul Thomas Anderson movies into the pool edit 2: The creation of this list was too flawed, I made a new one.

    Dec 1, 2021 at 8:06 AM
  8. Barresi replied to the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    1. Jurassic Park (Spielberg, 1993) 2. Jaws (Spielberg, 1975) 3. Drive (Refn, 2011) 4. Halloween (Carpenter, 1978) 5. Black Orpheus (Camus, 1959) 6. Breathless (Godard, 1960) 7. Gojira (Honda, 1954) 8. There Will Be Blood (Anderson, 2007) 9. L’Avventura (Antonioni, 1960) 10. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958) 11. Battle Royale (Fukasaku, 2000) 12. Suspiria (Argento, 1977) 13. Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950) 14. Roman Holiday (Wyler, 1953) 15. Alien (Scott, 1979) 16. The Godfather Saga (Coppola, 1972-1974) 17. A Ghost Story (Lowery, 2017) 18. Rear Window (Hitchcock, 1954) 19. Il Deserto Rosso (Antonioni, 1964) 20. The Thing (Carpenter, 1982) 21. Star Wars Trilogy (Lucas, Kershner, Marquand, 1977-1983) 22. Spirited Away (Miyazaki, 2001) 23. Vivre Sa Vie (Godard, 1962) 24. Ikiru (Kurosawa, 1952) 25. Goodfellas (Scorsese, 1990) 26. Blade Runner (Scott, 1982) 27. Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino, 2009) 28. Oldboy (Chan-wook, 2003) 29. Hausu (Obayashi, 1977) 30. The Man Who Fell to Earth (Roeg, 1976) 31. The Social Network (Fincher, 2010) 32. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954) 33. My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki, 1988) 34. Perfect Blue (Kon, 1997) 35. Wait Until Dark (Young, 1967) 36. 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963) 37. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Leone, 1968) 38. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Tarantino, 2019) 39. Sorcerer (Friedkin, 1977) 40. Solaris (Tarkovsky, 1972) 41. Ex Machina (Garland, 2015) 42. Thief (Mann, 1981) 43. Bride of Frankenstein (Whale, 1935) 44. The Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1957) 45. Skyfall (Mendes, 2012) 46. Tokyo Drifter (Suzuki, 1966) 47. Dazed and Confused (Linklater, 1993) 48. Lost in Translation (Coppola, 2003) 49. Another Round (Vinterberg, 2020) 50. Lady Snowblood (Fujita, 1973) If I were forced to pick a single Godfather film, probably Part II. Return of the Jedi for Star Wars.

    Dec 1, 2021 at 7:55 AM
  9. Barresi liked SpyKi's post in the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) 2. Braveheart (Mel Gibson, 1995) 3. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004) 4. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002) 5. The Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973) 6. Her (Spike Jonze, 2013) 7. Possession (Andrzej Żuławski, 1981) 8. A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971) 9. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (Park Chan-Wook, 2002) 10. Come and See (Elem Klimov, 1985) 11. Blue Valentine (Derek Cianfrance, 2010) 12. End of Evangelion (Hideaki Anno, 1997) 13. Oldboy (Park Chan-Wook, 2003) 14. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001) 15. Santa Sangre (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1989) 16. The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015) 17. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (Don Hertzfeldt, 2012) 18. I Saw the Devil (Kim Jee-Woon, 2010) 19. Midsommar (Ari Aster, 2019) 20. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch, 1992) 21. Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, 2013) 22. Pans Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro, 2006) 23. Lars and the Real Girl (Craig Gillespie, 2007) 24. El Topo (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970) 25. Marriage Story (Noah Baumbach, 2019) 26. The Lovers on the Bridge (Leos Carax, 1991) 27. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) 28. Perfect Blue (Satoshi Kon, 1997) 29. Amour (Michael Haneke, 2012) 30. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006) 31. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012) 32. Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky, 2000) 33. Kill Bill (Quentin Tarantino, 2003/4) 34. Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham, 2018) 35. La La Land (Damien Chazelle, 2016) 36. Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, 2017) 37. Hereditary (Ari Aster, 2018) 38. Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001) 39. It's a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra, 1946) 40. Enter the Void (Gaspar Noé, 2009) 41. Gummo (Harmony Korine, 1997) 42. Se7en (David Fincher, 1995) 43. Avengers: Infinity War/Endgame (Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, 2018/9) 44. Happiness (Todd Solondz, 1998) 45. Schindler’s List (Steven Spielberg, 1993) 46. American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000) 47. The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2016) 48. A Bittersweet Life (Kim Jee-Woon, 2005) 49. Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997) 50. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick, 1999) This feels right to me for right now.

    Nov 30, 2021 at 3:58 AM
  10. Barresi replied to the thread The Chorus.fm Users Definitive Films List.

    Sweet.

    Nov 29, 2021 at 5:13 AM