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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #50 on: April 19, 2006, 12:28:57 pm »
I've never had one favorite movie, much less have been able rank movies into top 5 or top 10. That is until Brokeback came along. This is by far the best cinematic experience I've ever had, so it's my #1 film.

The rest of just lists of movies that I like enough to watch over and over again.

Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Vertigo
Spirited Away
Lost in Translation
The Color Purple
Kill Bill Vol 1 and 2
Ghost in the Shell
Citizen Kane
Doctor Strangelove
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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #51 on: April 19, 2006, 01:30:24 pm »
I can never really decide.. so here are 20 of some of my favourite films.. (in alphabetical order):

*A Fiddler on the Roof
*A Home at the End of the World
*American Beauty
*Brokeback Mountain
*Cry Freedom
*Dog Day Afternoon
*Four Feathers, the
*Gandhi
*Godfather 1
*Godfather 2
*Hedwig & The Angry Inch
*Hotel Rwanda
*Insider, the
*Jarhead
*Killing Fields, the
*Les Infidèles
*Making Love
*Maurice
*Rebel Without A Cause
*Running on Empty
*Schindler's List
*Shawshank Redemption
*Sound of Music
*Station Agent, the
*Wedding Banquet, the
*Yossi & Jagger

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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #52 on: April 19, 2006, 01:39:04 pm »
I can never really decide.. so here are 20 of some of my favourite films.. (in alphabetical order):

*A Fiddler on the Roof
*A Home at the End of the World
*American Beauty
*Brokeback Mountain
*Cry Freedom
*Dog Day Afternoon
*Four Feathers, the
*Gandhi
*Godfather 1
*Godfather 2
*Hedwig & The Angry Inch
*Hotel Rwanda
*Insider, the
*Jarhead
*Killing Fields, the
*Les Infidèles
*Making Love
*Maurice
*Rebel Without A Cause
*Running on Empty
*Schindler's List
*Shawshank Redemption
*Sound of Music
*Station Agent, the
*Wedding Banquet, the
*Yossi & Jagger

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Is Gandhi good? 

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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #53 on: April 19, 2006, 01:44:14 pm »
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Is Gandhi good?
The film or the person, Chris?  ;D

I am a sucker for biographies or real stories. So yes, Gandhi-the-film is good. Haven't seen it for a while though.

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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #54 on: April 19, 2006, 01:58:06 pm »

7.   Pride and Prejudice (BBC 1995 Product.  This one hardly qualifies as a movie, but I love Colin Firth’s Mr. Darcy and Lizzy)


Well there  you go JennyC!  If you hadn't convinced me  you weren't a troll before you just did it with that choice...ANYONE who loves Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy is a person of impeccable taste as far as I'm concerned! LOL  ;D

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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #55 on: April 19, 2006, 02:01:13 pm »
Well, I don't have a favorite movie because they're so different from one another that is like having a favorite person, which I don't think is right.  But these are some of the best I have seen so far:

1. Brokeback Mountain
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Do the Right Thing
4. Casablanca
5. The Wedding Banquet
6. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Almodovar)
7. Tesis (Amenabar)
8. Fresa y Chocolate (Cuba, gay theme)
9. El hijo de la novia (Son of the Bride - Argentina)
10. La Historia Oficial (The Official Story - Argentina)
11. Like water for Chocolate (Mexico)
12. Delicatessen (France)
13. Four Weddings and a Funeral (UK)
14. Goodbye Lennin (Germany)
15. No man's Land (former Yugoslavia)
16. Mar Adentro (The Sea Inside- Amenabar)
17. Los Lunes al Sol (Mondays in the Sun - Spain)
18. Transamerica
19. The Usual Suspects
20. Traffic
21. Pulp Fiction
22. Reservoir Dogs
23. Summersturm (Germany)
24. The Color Purple
25. Lost in Translation

Wow, I've made a long list. Sorry guys. I could add more movies but don't want to bore you!
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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #56 on: April 19, 2006, 02:03:13 pm »
I forgot It's a Wonderful Life.

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« Reply #57 on: April 19, 2006, 02:09:30 pm »
Thanks, Scott, for the info on the Pasolini film Teorama. I wish u hadn't mentioned the date. It seems like I saw that film only a few years ago. Terrance is still the looker in my book. He also made a great outlaw from Krypton. I studied Pasolini, Antonioni, and Bertolucci in college. We thought we'd have the same caliber of movies to watch our whole lives--what happened??!!
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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #58 on: April 19, 2006, 02:22:17 pm »
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Is Gandhi good?
The film or the person, Chris?  ;D

I am a sucker for biographies or real stories. So yes, Gandhi-the-film is good. Haven't seen it for a while though.

~ j U d E

LOL....sorry!  The film.....better then ET?  More deserving of the Oscar I mean?

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Re: Top 5 Favorite Films!
« Reply #59 on: April 19, 2006, 02:23:40 pm »

ANYONE who loves Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy is a person of impeccable taste as far as I'm concerned! LOL  ;D

Vicky, same here  ;D

I became a Colin fan after Pride and Prejudice.  I used to lurk the P&P board a lot before IMDb started to request log in.  Anyway still love Colin Firth, but none of his later roles quite live up to Mr. Darcy's standard.