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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #360 on: August 13, 2017, 08:55:18 AM »
That is what I should likely do!

And you should post the results. It would be interesting. But it needs to be the first six that comes to mind - and so if it must be 'Police Academy 1, 2, 3, 4, 5' and 'Boxing Helena' then so be it. ;D

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I remember that on in the cinemas!  Really creeped me out then.

Yeah, it had something about it in that respect.
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #361 on: August 13, 2017, 08:58:32 AM »
Okay, just going to release the first six I think of:

Twelve Monkeys

Moonrise Kingdom

Roman Holiday

Much Ado About Nothing (Branagh)

The Big Sleep

The Devil's Backbone

That's the spirit. :) And a fairly eclectic list you have there.

'Moonrise Kingdom' - I'll need to check that out.

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #362 on: August 13, 2017, 09:02:48 AM »
Moonrise Kingdom could be on my list too.
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« Reply #363 on: August 13, 2017, 09:06:52 AM »
2001: A Space Odyssey
Koyaanisqatsi / Powaqqatsi
Birdman
Downfall
There will be Blood
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #364 on: August 13, 2017, 09:36:11 AM »
This thread reminds of some great films....
Lots of fantastic films indeed.  Among them, there are impressive films and directors (Tarkovsky, Bergman) who made mostly depressive films disconnected from reality.  No matter how great directors there are, I just could not keep them in my final cut.
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« Reply #365 on: August 13, 2017, 09:43:29 AM »
Lots of fantastic films indeed.  Among them, there are impressive films and directors (Tarkovsky, Bergman) who made mostly depressive films disconnected from reality.  No matter how great directors there are, I just could not keep them in my final cut.

Yes. I could have had Solaris in, a very disquieting film.
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #366 on: August 13, 2017, 09:49:14 AM »
Roma citta aperta (Rossellini)
Les yeux sans visage (Franju)
Pickpocket (Bresson)
Le Cercle Rouge (Melville)
Seven Samurai (Kurosawa)
Hunger (McQueen)
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #367 on: August 13, 2017, 08:07:11 PM »
Still important movies to me that I missed, I'll do an honorable mentions list

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #368 on: August 13, 2017, 11:29:59 PM »
2001: A Space Odyssey
Koyaanisqatsi / Powaqqatsi
Birdman
Downfall
There will be Blood
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


Interesting picks there, great films!

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« Reply #369 on: August 13, 2017, 11:39:15 PM »
For various reasons I haven't seen many films over the last few years. One main reason is that my local cinemas specialise in Hollywood films aimed at brain-damaged teenagers (and I'm not in that demographic).
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #370 on: August 13, 2017, 11:46:07 PM »
For various reasons I haven't seen many films over the last few years. One main reason is that my local cinemas specialise in Hollywood films aimed at brain-damaged teenagers (and I'm not in that demographic).

The internet holds your answer  ;)


I buy (and sometimes download) films and play them over the flat projector. You can get through so much stuff of your choice that way (video shops are generally shit too, like the mainstream cinemas).

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #371 on: August 14, 2017, 01:45:21 AM »
Today's List:

2001: A Space Odyssey
It's a Wonderful Life
Double Indemnity
The Cruel Sea
Little Miss Sunshine
War and Peace (Bondarchuk)
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #372 on: August 14, 2017, 02:48:00 AM »
Birdman is a fabulous film.
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« Reply #373 on: August 14, 2017, 11:51:16 AM »
Birdman is a fabulous film.

Knocked me out at the cinema and every time since.

Great drumming too!
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #374 on: August 14, 2017, 12:36:37 PM »
Knocked me out at the cinema and every time since.

Great drumming too!

Same for me, stunning film!  8)

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #375 on: August 17, 2017, 01:13:52 AM »
Okay, just going to release the first six I think of:

Twelve Monkeys

Moonrise Kingdom

Roman Holiday

Much Ado About Nothing (Branagh)

The Big Sleep

The Devil's Backbone

Glad to see 12 Monkeys there  :-*

What do you think of Brazil?  :)

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #376 on: August 17, 2017, 03:04:38 AM »
What do you think of Brazil?  :)

Love it.  It was, in fact, the first Gilliam (ex-Python) film I ever saw.
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #377 on: August 17, 2017, 04:56:55 PM »
Love it.  It was, in fact, the first Gilliam (ex-Python) film I ever saw.


Good stuff!  8)

Same for me too.

It'd be hard to choose between 12 M's and Brazil if I had to  :-[
I love his directing style is so distinct and awesome, many of his later films are also great watches  :)

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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #378 on: August 17, 2017, 10:43:37 PM »
An easy one:

Tarkovsky, Offret (the Sacrifice)
Tarkovsky, Mirror
Tarkovsky, Nostalghia
Tarkovsky, Andrei Rublev
Tarkovsky, Stalker
Tarkovsky, Solaris
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Re: Six favourite films (Movies)
« Reply #379 on: August 17, 2017, 10:47:35 PM »
Don't change a winning horse.


I share your love for Tarkovsky, amazing director  8)

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