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Originally Posted by Rusyn31
Patton!

Yes, I forgot Patton! How could I forget Paton?!?! That is a truly great movie about a truly great and fascinating (though slightly loony) man.

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Originally Posted by harmon3110
The Queen soundtrack to Flash Gordon was outstanding !

Then again, Queen was just an outstanding band. smile

Thanks for stirring up some good memories, Dr. Eric. smile

-- John

Queen was a great band and Freddy Mercury an amazing musician.

For me there are basically three kinds of movies that I like:

1) Artistic works of genius, epic war movies, etc (Godfather, Patton, etc.)
2) Hong Kong action flicks (and some American action flicks)
3)movies that are so bad they are good! (Flash Gordon, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness).

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Most of mine have been mentioned (along with some that just made me shake my head), but to add a few:

The Princess Bride
The Seven Samurai (and both remakes)
Bringing Up Baby
The Third Man
Shoes of the Fisherman
A Better Tomorrow
The Virgin Spring
The Sand Pebbles
Allegro Non Troppo

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Rocky Horror Picture Show (if I ever did drag, it would be Magenta)
Sunset Boulevard (what a bizarre ending)
Titanic, Deep Impact, Day after Tomorrow (like those apocalyptic scenes)
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Originally Posted by harmon3110
The Queen soundtrack to Flash Gordon was outstanding !

Then again, Queen was just an outstanding band. smile

Thanks for stirring up some good memories, Dr. Eric. smile

-- John

Yeah, if Freddie Mercury could have controlled his passions, he'd still be with us today. frown

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I like movies that are about con men and people who are trying to trick each other. I try to figure out the ruse.

The Sting
Oscar (cheesy but full of tricks)


So I guess I'll have to see

Paper Moon
Memento

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I tend toward sleeper comedy films that people are surprised they have never come across, and some classics.

For Roseanna (Mercedes Ruehl)
Cold Comfort Farm (early Kate Beckensale)
Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Terry Gilliam, director)
Blithe Spirit (1930s- Rex Harrison, Constance Bennett)
Cannery Row (Nick Nolte, Debra Winger)

Garden of Evil (1950s western- Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark)

Seasonal:
Christmas Carol (with Alastair Sims)
The Homecoming (Patricia Neal TV pilot for "The Waltons")

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Hey, Jim, cool little fact:

Susan Hayward started my parish (Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Carrollton, GA). She is buried in our parish cemetary right next to where I've attended Mass weekly for years, and her old farm is literally across the street.

Another interesting fact is that my grandparents bought their house around 1954? (the one inside the city limits, not the farm), the house my mother and her siblings grew up in, from Susan Hayward and her husband. My grandparents still live in Hayward's house!

Kind of interesting, huh?

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Dr. Eric,

Paper Moon was a haunting movie. Loved it.

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Oh "Downfall" was AWESOME. I am obsessed with Hitler (lol when asked what is my favorite tv show I always answer "Hitler documentries" you should see the look on there faces). In real life I have a very dark personality. I also find Mao and Stalin to be extremely interesting too.

oh yeah the animes made by Miyazaki are beyond great

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Zan,

You're scaring me a little bit!

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I'm surprised to see that no one's mentioned "The Deer Hunter" (and not because it's hunting season!).

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I'm surprised to see that no one's mentioned "The Deer Hunter" (and not because it's hunting season!).

I attend Vespers at the church it was filmed in. I try to picture where DeNiro and others were standing. biggrin

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Alexis, Very interesting about Susan Hayward. Surprising that "Garden of Evil" shows up on TMC or AMC once in a while, but is not available on DVD. As a kid in the 50s, she was really an impressive actress. Another of her films, "Soldier of Fortune", finally surfaced in a Clark Gable DVD box set. Many of her films, like "I'll Cry Tomorrow" and "Back Street" are more in the category of chick-flicks of their day, but she played opposite most of the best dramatic actors of her era, and with backdrops from all over the world, as well as in different historical times ("David and Bathsheba" with Gregory Peck, for example.)

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I attend Vespers at the church it was filmed in. I try to picture where DeNiro and others were standing.


Would that be in McKees or Cleveland (both Rock! grin ), or somewhere else?

I used to sing in the choir in the church where "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was filmed, but IMO, it's not that great a movie.

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