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I hoped it was clear I wasn't serious bro! Just goofing around on the arbitrariness of arbitrary lists. Actually, let's swap out Shoot 'em Up for Dr. Now that's a great fucking post. My list new and improved!
And because it's a good movie. But mainly to piss off Potomac Avenue. They're both great movies but if I had to pick one it would have to be Casino on the strength of James Woods makeup and costumes. But I'm picking it mainly to piss off Potomac Avenue. And because there should be a comedy on the list.birdconsminavs.gq
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Shock Treatment -- I picked this to piss off Potomac Avenue. It really shouldn't be on this list. So it's mainly to piss off Potomac Avenue. Let's just do some recent movies. Of all time is too hard. Oh, shit, we're doing the Tomatometer? Tough one. Let's give it a go. Grrrr, I really dislike Dane Cook, but he was one of the few peole whose list I believed. I always get the feeling that some people are trying too hard with their lists. But, Cook? Yeah, I can believe that those are his favorite movies. Those are five fun movies.
I want to live in that movie and be their friend. Yes, it counts as just one movie. Shut up! AfterLife - I've only seen it once, but I doubt I've gone more than a couple of weeks without thinking about it. What would I pick and what does that say about me? Die Hard - Possibly the most perfect movie of its kind ever made. Mother fucker. I'm going to leave the fifth spot open.
I'd like to put a Coen brothers film in there, but I'm not sure that any one really qualifies as a favorite and picking The Big Lebowski is just too easy. Perhaps A Fish Called Wanda? The Incredibles? I'd like another drama in there, but my favorite movies tend to be escapist fare. Is Citizen Kane really a favorite, Mr. Why wouldn't it be? Goodfellas is better - but maybe I'm just saying that because I have a student who reminds me of Joe Pesci in Goodfellas and no one knows what I'm talking about when I say that, so I think if Goodfellas appears on every movie list ever, then people will watch it and know why it's a bad thing to have a little Joe Pesci in the class.
Also, it's a musical and I like musicals.
It may not have flashy Reservoir Dogs-style dance numbers, but the soundtrack helps make the movie. The Kevin Smith link is actually Seth Rogen's 5 favorites. This is the correct Kevin Smith link. Swingers The Warriors In my defense I saw it for the first time, on vacation, at an impressionable age. Also, the gangs are awesome! Especially the Baseball Furies. I mean, seriously, freaking cool as all get out. OK, so it's a list of favorite movies, not a list of best movies I've ever seen. The two lists are almost non-overlapping in my case Brazil makes the cut both times.
I always knew Whit Stillman and I were meant to be friends. Goodfellas - a movie for our times, most definitely. Trainspotting - drugs are bad, m'kay? South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut - if you don't like this movie, then sorry, I refuse to acknowledge your existence as a human being. Also, being Canadian, I love the subplot of Canada declaring war on the U. Also: "Is there any risk of brain damage? Nothing you'll miss.
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Holy shit, Gary Oldman and I are taste soulmates. Right - My brain isn't good for anything else at work, so: 1.
Lost In Translation - this really was a "love it or hate it" kind of film, wasn't it? Roger Ebert said it best - it caught the Japanese concept of "Mono no aware," or finding the value in something that you know is going to be short-term, perfectly. And as someone who's had far too many of her relationships turn out to be "short but oh my god so lovely", this caught me right in the heart.
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And Bill Murray was absolutely fucking robbed at the Oscars for this. O Brother, Where Art Thou? Back when it was still in theaters, I was having a rotten day and decided to call a friend and ask them to see it with me after work the second time seeing it for my part , and the mere act of scheduling a screening , simply knowing that I would be seeing it later that evening, cheered me up.
It's got the weirdness of the Coen brothers with Okay, I will -- for a weird girl in rural-suburban Connecticut, this was a portal into realizing "no, you're not the only one who's skewed like that. It has an agenda, yeah, but it still managed to portray just about everyone with some degree of sympathy. People were people rather than mouthpieces. That sort of naked enthusiasm sort of touches you even if you're cringing at something that has a ridiculous plot, hacks for actors, and looks like it was made on a budget of twelve cents and some pocket lint.
The movies aren't good, but the people who make them believe in movies, and that in itself is charming. And the best of all such films I've ever found - something too weird for MST3K or too rare for them to ever show was something called Blood Freak. The list changes all the time, but today? Renault at AM on July 9, [ 1 favorite ]. Do your worst, Potomac Avenue. Some of these Limp Bizkit? Some interesting surprises in this list. It's a really comprehensive feature!
As a member of hoi polloi Do you see what you have wrought, you ridiculous silly nitpickers?!?! The first time I saw that was at a meetup with about 15 internet freaks in Boston -- We had a Scouser fly over for the event and he brought that with him. Put the whole damn room on the floor.
We played Danny's little monologue at the beginning about 5 times before we could move on. Then later: "The older order changeth, yielding place to new.
God fulfills himself in many ways. And soon, I suppose, I shall be swept away by some vulgar little tumour. Oh, my boys, my boys, we're at the end of an age. We live in a land of weather forcasts and breakfasts that set in.
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Shat on by Tories, shovelled up by Labour. And here we are, we three, perhaps the last island of beauty in the world. Confidential The Godfather How anyone can be expected to narrow things down to just 5 is beyond me. Rebirth posted by griphus at AM on July 9, [ 3 favorites ]. Here's another Tomatometer Top They need to fix that. How anyone can be expected to narrow things down to just 5 is beyond me.
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