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by swerb » Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:36 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:49 pm
by skatingtripods » Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:53 pm
by peeker643 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:05 pm
by Bayou Tribe » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:23 pm
by e0y2e3 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:31 pm
by Guest » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:51 pm
by Bayou Tribe » Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:05 pm
~Atonement Drop it entirely. Remember "Black Dahlia"? You've been warned.
by swerb » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:19 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:You should add The Lives of Others and then redo your 2007 rankings...
by Guest » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:21 pm
Swerb wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:You should add The Lives of Others and then redo your 2007 rankings...Just Q'd it and moved it up.
by e0y2e3 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:50 pm
Mitch wrote:I'm there as well.After Swerb's excellent recommedation of "Downfall" a few years ago, I'd be a fool to ignore this.
by waborat » Wed Apr 23, 2008 6:18 am
by mrburns » Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:45 am
by waborat » Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:24 am
by Guest » Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:30 am
waborat wrote:I've got the following '07 movies left to see...are any of these worth my time?Fracture Mr. Brooks Rescue Dawn Children Of MenOnce
by swerb » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:30 am
by waborat » Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:31 pm
by furls » Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:36 pm
Glory Road was actually filmed on campus at LSU when my wife and I attended.
by CarolinaTribe » Fri May 02, 2008 4:30 pm
Swerb wrote:Only ones I've seen on that list are Children of Men and Once.Children of Men, I gotta rewatch it. Wasn't too impressed initially, but after seeing how well its fared on IMDB, seeing it do well in our Sci Fi bracket, rereading Mitch's good review of it ... I gotta give it another whirl.Once, I think the comp is Lost in Translation. If you liked Lost in Translation, you will most assuredly like Once. If you thought Lost In Translation was overrated ... you will likely not think much of Once.
by swerb » Fri May 09, 2008 1:46 am
by Guest » Fri May 09, 2008 8:42 am
Swerb wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:You should add The Lives of Others and then redo your 2007 rankings...Dude.Great movie. Wow.2006 though.
by e0y2e3 » Sat May 10, 2008 1:15 am
Swerb wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:You should add The Lives of Others and then redo your 2007 rankings...Dude.Great movie. Wow.2006 though.A must add to the Netflix Q's of anyone who hasn't seen this. #48 all time on IMDB to give you a clue.1984 East Germany, pre the Wall going down. High profile couple comes under surveilance of the Stasi, the commies that were running East Germany back in those days. The man conducting the surveilance becomes absorbed into their lives.That description doesn't do this one justice. Just rent it. All in German, with subtitles. Incredible film.Thanks for the recommendation. Totally turned around my Thursday night after the Cavs debacle.
by Guest » Sun May 11, 2008 10:09 pm
by e0y2e3 » Fri May 16, 2008 3:28 pm
by Steve Buffum » Fri May 16, 2008 3:43 pm
Mitch wrote:VERY INTERESTING NOTE: I was reading a review of this film, and it was revealed that the wife of Ulrich Muhe (who played the Stasi captain HGW XX/7), was in real life an actual informant for the Stasi.
by Guest » Fri May 16, 2008 4:05 pm
by e0y2e3 » Fri May 16, 2008 4:08 pm
Mitch wrote:Good point, Buff.Don't know about a review, E0y...got one coming pretty much every week (for good or bad) over the next few months, and I've only done one previous one for a DVD...But one could never tell. Might throw one together if/when I have time, and then let Swerb fit it in on a lighter sports news day.(which may start tomorrow if the Cavs don't step it up).
by skatingtripods » Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:28 pm
by jclvd_23 » Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:11 pm
by swerb » Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:19 pm
jclvd_23 wrote:I've just recently subscribed to Netflix, and I've really been enjoying it. Many thanks to all of the suggestions on this website. I currently have a movie in my Q and it's availability is listed as Unknown. This is the first time I've come across this and was wondering if any of you "experienced" Netflix subscribers could let me know what this means.
by jclvd_23 » Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:19 pm
by Guest » Tue Jun 24, 2008 4:07 pm
by BruceK » Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:15 pm
by skatingtripods » Sun Jun 29, 2008 5:44 pm
Mitch wrote:Coming next on my list are "Jumper", Vantage Point".
by exiledbuckeye » Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:44 am
by waborat » Mon Jun 30, 2008 6:21 am
Mitch wrote:"The Bucket List" - Surprised me on how much I liked this. Not very subtle on how they pull the strings, but Jack and Morgan playing off each other made it worth it.
by Guest » Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:58 pm
by jclvd_23 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:46 pm
by jfiling » Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:12 pm
jclvd_23 wrote:5.) Schindler's List (I know I know)
by skatingtripods » Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:53 pm
jclvd_23 wrote:7.) 21 (Have heard mixed reviews)
by swerb » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:27 pm
jclvd_23 wrote:I find myself rechecking this thread on a daily basis looking for more suggestions. Many thanks again to those of you who contribute to this site. I've viewed such fine flicks as Pan's Labrynth, In the Valley of Elah, and High Tension, and figured I'd go ahead and list the movies in my queue now to see others opinions (Brilliant idea Swerb). Right now I have the following, some of which have been covered.1.) Downfall (based on previous suggestions)2.) The Bank Job3.) Heat: Special Edition (really curious about this one)4.) Memphis Belle5.) Schindler's List (I know I know)6.) The Deer Hunter7.) 21 (Have heard mixed reviews)8.) Hott Fuzz9.) Green Street Hooligans10.) Bridge to Terabithia11.) Spiderwick Chronicles (I have a 10 yr old and figure 10 & 11 might be good for family flicks?)12.) 25th Hour (I'm a big fan of Ed Norton, but don't recall this movie)13.) Funny Games (mixed reviews as well)
by Mr. MacPhisto » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:25 pm
by peeker643 » Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:51 am
Skating Tripods wrote:jclvd_23 wrote:7.) 21 (Have heard mixed reviews)I really liked 21, but I'm a gambling addict and it's a topic that really interested me. I thought that all the actors put together pretty good work, but the love story seemed out of place to me.Also, get Schindler's List immediately. Best Spielberg movie I've ever seen, and that's saying something with his resumé.
by jclvd_23 » Fri Jul 25, 2008 7:52 am
Man, you got some great movies in there. You're gonna have fun working through that list.
by Guest » Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:07 am
jclvd_23 wrote: That's why I truly dig this board.....I wouldn't have heard of several of these movies if it wasn't for logging on here.Mitch, I know Swerb has a top 200 or so movie list, and I was wondering if you ever compiled a list of your own (or would ever consider doing so)? I always look forward to seeing Swerb's updated version, and thought it might be cool to see the sites "movie critic" put together a list as well. I'm not sure how much work it would take, or if you'd even be interested.....it's just a thought.
by swerb » Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:24 am
Mr. MacPhisto wrote:Watched Raiders of the Lost Ark yet Swerb?
by peeker643 » Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:21 am
by jclvd_23 » Fri Jul 25, 2008 10:00 am
I have a Top 100 All-time list, which hasn't been repeated in a while, but here is the link. http://www.theclevelandfan.com/article_ ... hp?id=1976 A heads up; during the week of August 4th, I'll be posting a detailed list of the Top 100 films from 2000-2008.
by Guest » Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:11 am
Peeker643 wrote:Also rented 'In Bruges' based on the recommendation of some cat at work. Anyone have any thoughts on it?It sounds pretty damn good.
by peeker643 » Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:19 am
Mitch wrote:Peeker643 wrote:Also rented 'In Bruges' based on the recommendation of some cat at work. Anyone have any thoughts on it?It sounds pretty damn good.I rented it, and it's right now on my Bottom 5 list for 2008.Some good Tarantino parts here and there, but basically pretty dull, interspersed with weird.Given the cast, I expected a lot better.
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