"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.
"Hey, Chip. I had a class with a student, by the time I was done my 4 year old was out of school so had to pic him up and bring him home. Long story short, didn´t have time to get back to you. I´m sorry about that. I hope we can chat some…"
"I once asked a (male) friend if I could call him any time of day or night if going cold turkey on TV got me into depression. He told me later how much he was hoping I didn't choose the middle of the night... but he said sure. I…"
"Okay then, a good .22 is the way to go. In a bolt action look for a used Marlin 25, they had fantastic barrels. New bolt, check out the CZ rifles, not cheap, but not heartbreakers either. In a semi-auto, go with a Ruger 10-22, they run forever, and…"
Just as Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War,” has been applied to many different aspects of modern life; I believe there are many great lessons to be learned from all of the warriors and warrior societies, from SEALS to Samurais, and Spetsnaz to Spartans.