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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Kenneth Burns » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:52 am

I always say Nashville is my favorite movie, but it's been a long time since I've seen it. I should revisit it. Could be that I'm younger than that now.

I love Paths of Glory, Playtime, Solaris. For some reason I've always preferred La Notte to L'Eclisse.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby narcoleptish » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:05 am

I always say Shawshank Redemption if someone asks.

For pure dialogue and actor interaction alone it's Glengarry Glen Ross. When Jack Lemmon talks his way into Bruce Altman's house to sell him real estate he doesn't want, the awkward exchange makes me squirm a little.

And of course the Brass Balls scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-AXTx4PcKI

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby cloudy » Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:14 pm

My favorite movie is always the last really good one I've seen, usually changing about once a month. Tree of Life for now.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Roger23 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:04 am

The most favorite movies are
1) The Dark Knight
2) Departed
3) Ocean series
4) Hangover
5) Secret Window

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby c02 » Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:49 am

Right now it's Red Cliff

The movie is in Mandarin but it is epic and it is awesome. If one likes movies like Braveheart, The Patriot and Saving Private Ryan and if one doesn't mind subtitles, give it a look.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Exploding Pinto » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:27 am

Hoop Dreams should be required viewing for all Americans. Go watch it for free on hulu.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Igor » Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:17 pm

Raising Arizona for comedy, and One Upon a Time in the West for drama.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby robter » Tue Aug 02, 2011 8:24 pm

My favorite movie would have to be Inside Man. The story is not too deep and would not probably work in really life but it they gave a good strategy how they got in and out of a bank safely.

Though it was no easy task to accomplish the mission as they had to blend with the victims at some points so that they would look like they were part of them. I really like this type movie, though I have no intentions of staging one.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Kenneth Burns » Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:48 am

Wouldja believe I'm starting to think Nixon is my favorite movie?

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby depinmad » Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:06 am

The Apple Dumpling Gang.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Kenneth Burns » Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:42 am

depinmad wrote:The Apple Dumpling Gang.


As with The Godfather, the sequel was even better.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Kenneth Burns » Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:32 am

The movie I've watched the most times is Caddyshack. What brings you to this nape of the woods, neck of the wape?

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby depinmad » Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:47 am

The movie I've watched the most times is Bringing Up Baby.

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby jackisonian » Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:12 am

Blues Brothers

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Re: favorite movie?

Postby Bwis53 » Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:35 am

I watched It's A Wonderful Life, while baking a couple apple pies last night. I had to stop for each pivotal moment that seemed like fate. Always a pleasure and the speeches, priceless.


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