2018 New Years Drawing

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#101 Post by fiddlesticks » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:37 pm

Only the intercostal clavicle on the skeleton is a clue for Bringing Up Baby; the rest of the skeleton must signify something else. My bet is a stand-alone version of The White Stadium, the Olympic film about the 1928 St. Moritz games where, as everyone knows, the sport of skeleton was introduced.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#102 Post by miless » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:47 pm

I really wanted that river (of blood?) with the days to be the Shining

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#103 Post by nitin » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:15 pm

I'm thinking apart from Graduation and Beyond the Hills, the 9 hats (4+3+2) also suggests 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days perhaps for a Mungiu boxset.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#104 Post by swo17 » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:55 pm

Cameron Swift wrote:The three dots representing his kevyip.
But in the realm of streaming, kevyip doesn't exist.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#105 Post by bainbridgezu » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:15 am

swo17 wrote:
Cameron Swift wrote:The three dots representing his kevyip.
But in the realm of streaming, kevyip doesn't exist.
With streaming, it's all kevyip.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#106 Post by Morbii » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:51 am

I'm pretty sure a streaming kevyip would be paying for Filmstruck (et all) and never using it.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#107 Post by Morbii » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:52 am

As the skeleton is upright and "alive", maybe it means Dawn of the Dead!

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#108 Post by JabbaTheSlut » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:07 am

Could L knight be Bresson’s Lancelot du lac?

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#109 Post by Peter McM » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:27 am

Apart from the prospect of seeing more Bergman, nothing confirmed from this drawing holds any immediate interest for me. In fact, I will go so far as to say that Michael Moore is the least deserving of Criterion status since Spike Lee.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#110 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:05 pm

Not many surprises here. Most of the clues we already knew were in the pipeline. They've become a bit stingy with the last few whacky drawings.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#111 Post by Superswede11 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:37 pm

The man on the raft (with a scarf?) looks like Peter Bogdanovich to me.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#112 Post by John Shade » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:21 pm

Superswede11 wrote:The man on the raft (with a scarf?) looks like Peter Bogdanovich to me.
Someone guessed Paper Moon, right?

Is it really Bowling for Columbine? Was it already mentioned how it seems odd to make a silly cartoon drawing with that material (though I suppose there is the cartoonish segment in that movie); I was really hoping Lebowski would find its way to Criterion, but it seems a 4K is coming out from Universal later this year.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#113 Post by apriori » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:19 pm

I think the skeleton is “Dead Man”, which Criterion recently announced was being restored.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#114 Post by Rayon Vert » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:21 pm

JabbaTheSlut wrote:Could L knight be Bresson’s Lancelot du lac?
That sounds right.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#115 Post by phred2321 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:59 pm

apriori wrote:I think the skeleton is “Dead Man”, which Criterion recently announced was being restored.
Wasn't Dead Man already a newsletter clue though? Or does that not matter

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#116 Post by Drucker » Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:11 pm

phred2321 wrote:
apriori wrote:I think the skeleton is “Dead Man”, which Criterion recently announced was being restored.
Wasn't Dead Man already a newsletter clue though? Or does that not matter
Doesn't matter. They've put stuff in the New Years clue that had already been officially announced!

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#117 Post by movielocke » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:26 am

gotta get in the crazy somehow, right?

so that arrow, obviously not for Bowling for Columbine, right?

obviously it's an arrow pointing north-westerly, so North By Northwest in 4K is clearly coming! ;)

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#118 Post by Graphist » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:44 am

The woman and the crescent moon, could it be for The Virgin Spring upgrade? The girl is sitting on the young (crescent) moon and waiving a (Swedish?) flag.

Could it also signify a whole bunch of Bergman’s films since it’s his centennial and Janus is touring 25+ of his films?

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#119 Post by Morbii » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:08 am

movielocke wrote:gotta get in the crazy somehow, right?

so that arrow, obviously not for Bowling for Columbine, right?

obviously it's an arrow pointing north-westerly, so North By Northwest in 4K is clearly coming! ;)
I thought it was a literal arrow going through the Knight's head. Makes me think Monty Python and the Holy Grail even more if that wasn't the case (which would be totally welcomed by me). I never thought a pointed arrow was necessary for the bowling ball and bullets to mean Bowling for Columbine (since the bowling ball is in motion in that direction).

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#120 Post by Graphist » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:26 am

And what if that’s not the crescent moon but the letter C for Bergman’s Centennial.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#121 Post by johnnysnatchclub7 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:06 am

The arrow is definitely on the knight as the bowling ball already has motion lines coming off of it.


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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#122 Post by Morbii » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:13 am

I’m not so sure that it is, particularly given the lack of fletching.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#123 Post by FrauBlucher » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:14 am

Rayon Vert wrote:
JabbaTheSlut wrote:Could L knight be Bresson’s Lancelot du lac?
That sounds right.
This was with New Yorker Films. Criterion have released a number of their former titles. So, this makes sense.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#124 Post by John Shade » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:33 am

FrauBlucher wrote:
Rayon Vert wrote:
JabbaTheSlut wrote:Could L knight be Bresson’s Lancelot du lac?
That sounds right.
This was with New Yorker Films. Criterion have released a number of their former titles. So, this makes sense.
Were there clips of that on the A to Z feature on L'Argent? Can't remember now.

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Re: 2018 New Years Drawing

#125 Post by Bressonaire » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:54 pm

Took me a while, but the moon one is Bergman. He was often referred to as "dämonregissören", roughly translated as "the daemon-director". And he had demons in his signature.
dame-moon -> daemon
And the flag is Swedish then.
The Swedish flag is undeniably a Bergman reference, but I'm not sure how the moon plays into it. Moreover, I think the little hatch marks above the moon indicate motion. There's a 1948 film called Moonrise that might be in the Criterion arsenal. The director is Frank Borzage.

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