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#21 bedlam breakout

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:57 PM

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#22 tonyXIII

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:13 PM

There are so many films I have enjoyed, but a short list is:

 

A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, The Good The Bad and The Ugly, The Third Man and all three versions of The 39 Steps.

 

A psychiatrist would have a field day with me quoting that mixed-up collection.  :)


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#23 Padge

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:55 PM

I love silly films.

Blazing Saddles
Young Frankenstein
Life of Brian
When Mars Attacks

Edit to add.

Early Woody Allen bonkers stuff like Bananas

Edited by Padge, 08 April 2013 - 08:57 PM.


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#24 Jonty

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:03 PM

Billy Liar, especially the ten minutes between Billy and his pal going for lunch and Julie Christie opening the supermarket.


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#25 Old Frightful

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:08 PM

Is there summat I've missed here as I've no idea what the original post was alluding to. :(

 

Anyways, "An inspector calls" for me, Alastair Sim is absolutely superb in it.


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#26 faithfulbyname

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 07:04 AM

Get Carter - saw it on ITV4 last night

 

Once Upon a Time in America - the original Goodfellas, and much better



#27 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 08:55 AM

Is there summat I've missed here as I've no idea what the original post was alluding to. :(

Anyways, "An inspector calls" for me, Alastair Sim is absolutely superb in it.



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When CKN initially locked the thatcher topic I posted that my favourite film was the wizard of Oz. think of the songs from that film -there is one particular one that I thought was apt.

I seriously though that this wasn't that sutble a was expecting a telling off by the mods.

By the looks if it only Chuffer and maybe Futtocks got the subtlety

#28 Gary Coyle

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 09:15 AM

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#29 Old Frightful

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:35 AM

Ok
When CKN initially locked the thatcher topic I posted that my favourite film was the wizard of Oz. think of the songs from that film -there is one particular one that I thought was apt.

Ah, thanks. Never seen the film but I'm aware of some of the songs from it, certainly the one you're thinking if.

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#30 Ullman

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:47 AM

Ok
When CKN initially locked the thatcher topic I posted that my favourite film was the wizard of Oz. think of the songs from that film -there is one particular one that I thought was apt.

I seriously though that this wasn't that sutble a was expecting a telling off by the mods.

By the looks if it only Chuffer and maybe Futtocks got the subtlety

Nah, there will have been plenty of us who knew exactly what the reference was.


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#31 Old Frightful

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:51 AM


Nah, there will have been plenty of us who knew exactly what the reference was.


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#32 Blackbeard

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:59 AM

Loads of good films allready mentioned that i've got and love , The Godfather films , any Earling comedy ( Ladykillers) , Pink Panther films , Forrest Gump , The earlier James Bond films , and British Warfilms............



#33 Futtocks

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:10 PM

Here's an odd little cult film I happened upon years ago, and which has been posted online in its entirety (in this case with English subtitles).

La Cabina, directed by Antonio Mercero (1972).

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#34 hindle xiii

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:12 PM

Aww, I forgot my other favourite is Casino Royale (proper), loved it. Better than Skyfall too.


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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:43 PM

Witch one?

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#36 Futtocks

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:49 PM

I love silly films.

Blazing Saddles
Young Frankenstein
Life of Brian
When Mars Attacks

Edit to add.

Early Woody Allen bonkers stuff like Bananas

Nothing wrong with daft stuff, although I find 'Mars attacks!' goes on a bit too long and could benefited from a snappier editing job. Woody Allen's early stuff like 'Bananas', 'Sleeper' and 'Everything you wanted to know' are great fun.

Edited by Futtocks, 09 April 2013 - 12:49 PM.

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#37 Marauder

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:52 PM

I love silly films.

Blazing Saddles
Young Frankenstein
Life of Brian
When Mars Attacks

Edit to add.

Early Woody Allen bonkers stuff like Bananas

So do I


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#38 silverback

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 01:28 PM

good call with the > once a time in america. ;)

 

 for me,

  green mile,

evil dead,

scar face,

 full metal jacket,

christine,

rambo,

cape fear,

 gladiator,

 apocalypse now,

southern comfort,

  water boy.

  and my number one choice is  >  no country for old men.



#39 walter sobchak

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 03:17 PM

good call with the > once a time in america. ;)
 
 for me,
  green mile,
evil dead,
scar face,
 full metal jacket,
christine,
rambo,
cape fear,
 gladiator,
 apocalypse now,
southern comfort,
  water boy.
  and my number one choice is  >  no country for old men.

Once upon a time in America is also one of my favourites, it's about 4 or 5 hours long and de Niro is my favourite actor. Also can't beat a good war film and apocalypse now is an epic, born on the 4th of July is a great war movie too.

#40 Futtocks

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 03:19 PM


Once upon a time in America is also one of my favourites, it's about 4 or 5 hours long and de Niro is my favourite actor. Also can't beat a good war film and apocalypse now is an epic, born on the 4th of July is a great war movie too.


This might be controversial, or maybe not, but I actually enjoy the first half of the film (with the young actors playing the parts) a little more than the second. Some of those kids were really good!

Between the optimist & the pessimist
The difference is quite droll:
The optimist sees the doughnut,
The pessimist sees the hole.





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