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  1. bartyboy

    Your top-10 movie endings!

    in no order: Casablanca Chinatown Vertigo The 400 Blows Modern Times Citizen Kane Bicycle Thieves Sunset Blvd. Late Spring The Third Man
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    Underrated Disney Movies

    Hmm... •The Rescuers Down Under is the best Disney animated film of the 1990s, by a pretty wide margin •Victory Through Air Power is surprisingly powerful stuff, and it's pretty fascinating to watch •In terms of live action 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is great, Disney’s best live action film...
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    Most recent year that you haven't seen a movie from

    2014 - Grand Budapest Hotel 2013 - Inside Llewyn Davis 2012 - Moonrise Kingdom 2011 - Midnight in Paris 2010 - The Social Network 2009 - Star Trek 2008 - Wall-E 2007 - There Will Be Blood 2006 - The Departed 2005 - V for Vendetta 2004 - Before Sunset 2003 - Lost in Translation 2002 - Punch Drunk...
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    Most recent year that you haven't seen a movie from

    Looking for a 1956 movie?
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    Most recent year that you haven't seen a movie from

    Both Ikiru and Umberto D. are pretty great as well.
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    The NHC's Top 100 Films

    EDIT: I thought for some reason this was a ranking, not having anything to do with points. Fixed. 50 - The Apartment (1960) 49 - Citizen Kane (1941) 48 - Casablanca (1942) 47 -Rear Window (1954) 46 -Modern Times (1936) 45 -Dr. Strangelove (1964) 44 -Touch of Evil (1958) 43 -Double Indemnity...
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    Acclaimed movies you didn't like

    Oh boy, let's see... Seven Samurai Lord of the Rings (I'm not a fan of any of them, Return of the King least of all) Once Upon a Time in the West Full Metal Jacket Monty Python and the Holy Grail Lion King Reservoir Dogs V for Vendetta Gravity The Usual Suspects M*A*S*H Lawrence of Arabia...
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    Your least favorite movie genre

    Always? There's plenty of great older examples: The Apartment, The Philadelphia Story, City Lights, Bringing up Baby, It Happened One Night, Trouble in Paradise, Sullivan's Travels, Some Like it Hot...
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    Your least favorite movie genre

    The 400 Blows, Breathless, The Seventh Seal, Bicycle Thieves, 8 1/2, and Battleship Potemkin are a few common examples
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    General DVD/Blu-Ray/VHS/etc Discussion Thread

    There's an $8 off blu-ray coupon (in-store only though) that I've been making good use of, plus the member discount. So far I've managed to grab Rushmore, Paths of Glory, Breathless, and In the Mood for Love for $10 each...I'm having trouble deciding what to go for next.
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    General DVD/Blu-Ray/VHS/etc Discussion Thread

    Reminder that the B&N criterion sale is running right now. I'm loving these criterion blus for $9.99...
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    Movie from that year.

    1974:
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    Movie from that year.

    1971:
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    Which season had the best animation?

    There's a difference between remaining on-model and being overly-clinical, stiff, and lifeless.
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    The Simpsons Hurt and Heal Tournament II: Season 20

    Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes [4] Lost Verizon [4] -2 Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words [5] How the Test Was Won [12] No Loan Again, Naturally [16] Gone Maggie Gone [25] Eeny Teeny Maya Moe [26] +1 Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D'oh [11]
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    The Simpsons Hurt and Heal Tournament II: Season 20

    Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes [10] Lost Verizon [10] -2 Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words [8] How the Test Was Won [13] No Loan Again, Naturally [18] Gone Maggie Gone [23] Eeny Teeny Maya Moe [24] +1 Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D'oh [16]
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    The Simpsons Hurt and Heal Tournament II: Season 20

    Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes [9] Lost Verizon [12] Double, Double, Boy in Trouble [4] Treehouse of Horror XIX [2] Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words [9] Lisa the Drama Queen [1] -2 Take My Life, Please [8] How the Test Was Won [14] No Loan Again, Naturally [15] Gone Maggie Gone [20] Eeny Teeny...
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