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Old 28. Nov 2011, 11:41 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Speaking of Twelve Monkeys, it reminded me of Brad Pitt's best role as the gym employee in Burn After Reading by the Coen brothers. He has the biggest exit in any movie I've ever seen - my family loved it and we still talk about it.
Speaking of Brad Pitt, I find "Fight Club" strangely compelling.
I enjoyed "Burn After Reading" too.
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Old 28. Nov 2011, 11:49 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Speaking of Brad Pitt, I find "Fight Club" strangely compelling.
I enjoyed "Burn After Reading" too.
Last week one of my girls asked me to rent 'Fight Club' and a son asked me to rent 'Burn After Reading'. Both because of Brad Pitt. Maybe we need a favorite actor thread too.
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Old 29. Nov 2011, 12:00 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Last week one of my girls asked me to rent 'Fight Club' and a son asked me to rent 'Burn After Reading'. Both because of Brad Pitt. Maybe we need a favorite actor thread too.
The same idea cross my mind. Generalized actors? maybe by genre.
Talking about fight club.. that movie is really weird, but I loved it
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Old 29. Nov 2011, 04:11 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Most of my favorite movies are a little old.

On the waterfront
La ley de Herodes/ Herods law (English title)
Pasqualino Settebellezze/Seven beauties (English title)
Mean streets
The grapes of wrath
The Last Waltz
The hustler
The graduate
Goodfellas
Casino
The graduate
The great Gatsby
High noon
Donnie Brasco
Min and Bill
The pianist
Reds
Julia
Stalag 17
A streetcar named desire
Three days of the condor

This are some of my favorites but not all. Most of this films should be familiar to most people living in the West except Seven beauties and Herods law. You should be able to find them somewhere, if you want to watch them. Even though I am not much into comedies, this two films, satires with extremely strong subject matter are some of my all time favorites. They are very heavy, and Seven beauties, specially, is such a film that once you ll watch it, you ll never forget it.

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Old 29. Nov 2011, 04:46 AM   #25 (permalink)
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My films are all mostly asian focused

- Infernal Affairs trilogy (also remade into US "The departed" which is also worth watching)
- Running out of time
- Full time killer
- The Killer (Chow yun fat, 1989)
- Spirited Away (Animation)
- Taegukgi
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@bo
The Graduate and Goodfellas would be my top choices from your list.

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Spirited Away is indeed a wonderful film, highly recommended.
Infernal Affairs is great too.

Another film that I've got to recommend is Donnie Darko.
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Inception is worth a watch, but did not impress me much. I kept hearing its a great movie, and so maybe it created the extra hype for me, and I was expecting more. Its not a bad movie, but towards the end, the movie slacks a bit according to me.. the van kept falling in slow motion, and all... became a little boring and it put me off.
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Old 29. Nov 2011, 01:22 PM   #28 (permalink)
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I like

Matrix Trilogy

The Bourne Trilogy - Really liked Bourne's character in the movie. He straight away used to hit the guys who were hunting them.

Lord of the Rings Trilogy - Wonderful saga

Pirates of the Carribean series - very enjoyable. But, I did not like the last movie that much. Still, it was entertaining.

Chronicles of Narnia series - another series worth watching and enjoyable

Harry Potter series - I really liked Harry Potter movies... they were engrossing and entertaining

I think I have covered the series films in this post. Will post more later.. I have many favorites
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Old 30. Nov 2011, 05:28 AM   #29 (permalink)
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The Graduate and Goodfellas would be my top choices from your list.
Yeah Sope, Goodfellas is a heck of a movie. This are the real guys in which the characters in the movie are based upon.
De Niro
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Burke_%28gangster%29
Pesci
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_DeSimone
Sorvino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Vario

This guys were all nasty.

I also like Casino a lot. Its also based on real life wiseguys. Pescis role was based on this boy, bad boy. He even looks like Pesci and he was as nasty as Jimmy Burke and Two-Gun Tommy..... combined.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Spilotro

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One movie that I forgot to put on my list is "Coogans bluff". I don't know how I forgot it because I really like everything about this film. Probably it is my favorite "Clint" movie. Something peculiar about it is that nobody dies in the movie. Unbelievable but true, a Clint Eastwood movie were nobody dies.

For people not familiar with it. Clint is a New Mexico Marshall who goes to NYC to bring back a criminal from New Mexico who gets captured in NY. Clint goes there and in the meantime, the bad boy escapes and Clint looks for him.

This film is very stylish.

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