"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…"
"I'd go with these ones; I realize there's no new ones, but they just didn't come to me right now.
1. The man who shot Liberty Valance
2. It's a wonderful life
3. Mr Deeds goes to town
4. Sergeant York
5. Abraham Lincoln
"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.
"Not a "particularly useful activity" - I love it.
An interesting phenomenon is women's adoption of male behavior (or what they perceive those behaviors to be). Agression, promiscuity, hard drinking, etc. "
"I agree with what Shane, Andrew, and others have said in this thread.
Personally, I think another element of our culture is working to promote the extinction of traditionally masculine qualities in favor of traditionally feminine ones. What…"
"Don't flatter yourself, Johnny boy. The only people you can corner are the teenagers on the forum. You have proven to be nothing but a stalking parasite and heckler, just as Will once described, although I certainly will respect his…"
"That should be directed to John E Petty (best describes his comments - petty). Seems all he can do. Anyone see any discussions of any significance he has started? Didn't think so. Very limited guy. The best he can do is…"