"1. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - Brilliant piece of writing by Tom Stoppard. Gary Oldman IS the movie.
2. Brick - A fabulous spin on Noir genre set in a modern high school.
3. Blade Runner - Cuz, well, it's Blade Runner. And version…"
"I would never promote racism but history should not be censored. Leni Riefenstahl's Triumph of the Will is also both historically and cinematically important. As heinous and evil as these film are they should be known and critically studied…"
"I have way too many movies, but I will throw one in there that should have been on the 100 movies list on the blog. Sideways with Paul Giamatti and Thomas Hayden Church is a personal favorite of mine. Giamatti plays a wine enthusiast who's life…"
"I haven't seen a lot of the classics of film history (Citizen Kane, The Shining, Psycho, etc.), so my scope is limited. But I will give you what are for now my top ten films to not miss. In no particular order...
1. The Lord of the Rings…"
"Way, way back in the 1960's the one local "Independent" TV stationin my are ran many, many films. (Sometimes they ran the same film many, many times.)
So, I can claim to have actually seen Paths of Glory on television!
OK, I was too…"
"Movies that really impacted me/must see:
3. Shawshank Redemtion
4. It's a Wonderful Life
5. To Dance with the White Dog ( A Hallmark movie with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn)
7. Field of Dreams
8. We Were…"
"Citizen Cane (1941), true happiness cannot be bought and sold, in the end it is always the simple joys that play on our minds
Brazil (1985)- The search for meaning in the midst of cogs, man getting eaten by the machine. Seek to be free, to soar, to…"
Thanks for that great post! I want people to flesh out more fuller answers so I keep posting hypothetical questions up. Please start discussions. I have fun reading responses, but I'm the only one starting em. Funny you should mention friends who haven't been saved longer than two years. I was saved a year ago in March or April. Look forward to more of your comments.
"It is $4k more for the diesel. It only becomes worth while if you own the vehicle well over 5 years. But yeah, the extra torque and the 700 miles per tank sounds great. I'd wait at least a year, they just released it with that…"
"By classic left/right politics it's pure left.In the modern since it's not, but that's more because the "egalitarian/dem. socialist left" really has more in common with nationalism than it doesn't with left in the…"
"You curse in front of boys?
Why do you feel the need to use the term chick when you already stated that fact about women? Are they different?
Just curious. I never hear that term used in conversation."
"I'll admit that my "favorite" truck is mostly because it is going to be my first truck as well. Will be getting it this Wednesday or Thursday. 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie SLT with the 5.2 liter Magnum V8. Only has 90,000…"
"As a man with 2 daughters and 3 sons who are all grown, two of my sons have been in the military, my daughters are just not equipped to be soldiers. I do realize that some women are just as able to become any type of soldier that they would like to.…"