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Old 06-03-2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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Favorite Movies!

What are your favorite movies and --why?

I like anything I can watch the first time, then again, then again and I put it away for a few weeks and watch it again!

Here's the beginning of my best movies.
Movie--why I liked it.

The Shawshank Redemption--justice in an unjust world.

The Piano--story about feelings and communication, beautiful music and scenery. Love and Hate.

The Green Mile--the characters, of evil (Percy Wetmore), of good (Tom Hank's character).

Forrest Gump--good feelings, meaning well, and the way his life was laced through historical moments.

Erin Brockovich--what a smart person can do because they care.

Philadephia--injustice and how the court system tears people apart by allowing every personal attack and innuendo. Prejudice.

Avatar--Lack of respect for a culture/religion to pillage their resources.

Little Miss Sunshine--happy and sad points, it made me laugh. Terribly inappropriate--funny.

(there's more, I'm just not sitting by my favorite movies on DVD--more to follow)

What are your favorite movies? Have you just seen one you really liked? Let's talk about it. Like any of my favorites?
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:06 PM   #2
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Nice thread, Blissful!

Love all the Pirates of the Caribbeaan movies! Arrrghh.

Men in Black series, want to see the newest one.

Gone With The Wind. My all time favorite.

Blues Brothers. We're on a mission from God.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and NL Vacation

Lion King

Fantasia

The Color Purple

NL's Animal House

African Queen

An American Werewolf in London

Fargo

Young Frankenstein
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:14 PM   #3
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Thanks Dawg, in National Lampoon's Vacation movies--I found Chevy Chase to be very endearing in his dorkiness. Who doesn't love a little humility or is it humiliation?
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:15 PM   #4
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Babe...the singing mice and I know the whole movie.

Star Trek...ummm because, hey! it's Star Trek!

Star Wars...same thing...

Pirates of the Caribbean...you know I could keep going and I haven't even touched on John Wayne or Jimmy Stewart.
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Anything staring:

Robin Williams or Jack Nickelson
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Anything staring:

Robin Williams or Jack Nickelson
Patch Adams--do gooder!

The Bucket List--make life what you want it to be, we all have to face death someday.
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So far, I've only seen the title of one movie I don't like...Gong with the Wind puts me to sleep...
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So far, I've only seen the title of one movie I don't like...Gong with the Wind puts me to sleep...
DH agrees.

I can quote the whole script.
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Most films by Stanley Kubrick are among my favorites.
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Old 06-03-2012, 07:00 PM   #10
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Isn't that the movie with 'Frankly My Dear, I don't give a cement wall that holds back the flow of water'? Something like that.
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