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Title: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: nimrod on August 03, 2012, 12:34:11 PM
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/vertigo-hits-the-dizzy-heights-as-critics-name-it-best-film-of-all-time-7999489.html?origin=internalSearch (http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/vertigo-hits-the-dizzy-heights-as-critics-name-it-best-film-of-all-time-7999489.html?origin=internalSearch)


 :o
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on August 03, 2012, 04:05:10 PM
Coincidentally, this appeared today in MOVIEtalk:  http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/alfred-hitchcock-creepy-infatuation-leading-ladies-195816079.html (http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/alfred-hitchcock-creepy-infatuation-leading-ladies-195816079.html)

Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 10, 2012, 08:35:09 PM
I like King Kong, Empire of the Sun, Sand Pebbles, The Best Years of Our Lives to start.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on August 10, 2012, 09:03:26 PM
The Best Years of Our Lives


Powerful motion picture!

The Best Years of Our Lives - Trailer [1946] [19th Oscar Best Picture] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3EsNKlB7os#)

The Best Years of Our Lives - The Homecoming (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ob4Hy-AAOUA#)

The Best Years of Our Lives - Myrna Loy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MQAotqV3Ow#)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 10, 2012, 09:56:27 PM
Powerful motion picture!

The Best Years of Our Lives - Trailer [1946] [19th Oscar Best Picture] ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3EsNKlB7os#[/url])

The Best Years of Our Lives - The Homecoming ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ob4Hy-AAOUA#[/url])

The Best Years of Our Lives - Myrna Loy ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MQAotqV3Ow#[/url])
It really is! I think my all time favorite.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on August 10, 2012, 10:16:06 PM
Harold Russell...

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-k2wdwxvSI#)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on August 11, 2012, 05:15:53 AM
High Noon

High Noon Official Trailer #1 - Gary Cooper Movie (1952) HD (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9CR_tib0CA#)


The film tells, in real time, the story of a town marshal forced to face a gang of killers by himself.  It's a portrait of resolute moral courage in a man opposed by his townfolk, deputy and even his new wife.  It's a departure from the western movie genre and is a brilliant character study.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 11, 2012, 01:01:29 PM
Another good western( but maybe not quite great but close) was Open Range! I'm a Robert Duvall fan for sure!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: nimrod on August 11, 2012, 11:48:58 PM
Another good western( but maybe not quite great but close) was Open Range! I'm a Robert Duvall fan for sure!

Yeah I liked that one a lot Dcazz, Duvall was excellent (Im a sucker for westerns), not sure about Costner, although I loved Dancing With Wolves

I also like Space films, has anyone seen Event Horizon ? (one of my faves) and Moon ?
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: tkitna on August 11, 2012, 11:56:40 PM
I must be screwed up beyond repair because I like almost all Costner movies. I thought the Postman was f***ing brilliant and everybody hates that movie. Open Range was awesome too. Hell, I even dug Waterworld and that gets laughed at. Eh, what do I know.

I always thought 'American Beauty' was one of the best flicks i've ever seen.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: stevie on August 12, 2012, 12:05:37 AM
I must be screwed up beyond repair because I like almost all Costner movies. I thought the Postman was f***ing brilliant and everybody hates that movie. Open Range was awesome too. Hell, I even dug Waterworld and that gets laughed at. Eh, what do I know.

I always thought 'American Beauty' was one of the best flicks i've ever seen.

Waterworld is in my top 10, TK. Fantastic stunt work.

My number one of all time is Jaws.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: blmeanie on August 12, 2012, 12:10:55 AM
I must be screwed up beyond repair because I like almost all Costner movies. I thought the Postman was f***ing brilliant and everybody hates that movie. Open Range was awesome too. Hell, I even dug Waterworld and that gets laughed at. Eh, what do I know.

I always thought 'American Beauty' was one of the best flicks i've ever seen.

Tkitna - I don't always agree with you but lately your posts and my thoughts have aligned.

costner - JFK, Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, No Way Out * , The Untouchables, he even had a small role in Night Shift (plus Dances with Wolves, going to watch that this week at the lake)

* No way out- fantastic movie that most don't know about.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: nimrod on August 12, 2012, 12:14:19 AM
I must be screwed up beyond repair because I like almost all Costner movies. I thought the Postman was f***ing brilliant and everybody hates that movie. Open Range was awesome too. Hell, I even dug Waterworld and that gets laughed at. Eh, what do I know.

I always thought 'American Beauty' was one of the best flicks i've ever seen.

I think a lot of people think he's like the same in every move, so are critical of him, I thought he was a bit dodgy (Heath barclay haha) in Open range and completely outshone by Duvall, btw I liked waterworld & The Postman too mate
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: nimrod on August 12, 2012, 12:15:50 AM
Man On Fire (Denzel) is a great movie, and I like In Bruges with Colin Farrell
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 12, 2012, 12:50:33 AM
Yeah I liked that one a lot Dcazz, Duvall was excellent (Im a sucker for westerns), not sure about Costner, although I loved Dancing With Wolves

I also like Space films, has anyone seen Event Horizon ? (one of my faves) and Moon ?
Costner's kind of boring but with the right part he does good.I think Dances With Wolves qualifies as a great movie and probably his high point. Lonsome Dove although a mini-series was really good. Duvall and Tommie Lee Jones did well together! I liked how he kept his word!
Jerimiah Johnson was a truly great early western. I don't get tired of that one.
I saw Event Horizon years ago but can't remember details.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: tkitna on August 12, 2012, 01:48:36 AM
Jerimiah Johnson was a truly great early western. I don't get tired of that one.


My wifes father is a knife maker and actually made the tomahawks for Jerimiah Johnson. True story. His name is Ron (RW) Wilson. He's nuts though and my wife hasent spoken to him in over 15 years, but he is a good knife maker.

Here's a few links I found.
http://www.knifetalkforums.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=84513&page=all (http://www.knifetalkforums.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=84513&page=all)

http://thenationsgunshow.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=NrgJpQbGI0M%3D&tabid=36&mid=433 (http://thenationsgunshow.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=NrgJpQbGI0M%3D&tabid=36&mid=433)

Hell, I think the 2nd link is from his own secretary.  ha2ha
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 12, 2012, 01:56:12 AM
My wifes father is a knife maker and actually made the tomahawks for Jerimiah Johnson. True story. His name is Ron (RW) Wilson. He's nuts though and my wife hasent spoken to him in over 15 years, but he is a good knife maker.

Here's a few links I found.
[url]http://www.knifetalkforums.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=84513&page=all[/url] ([url]http://www.knifetalkforums.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=84513&page=all[/url])

[url]http://thenationsgunshow.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=NrgJpQbGI0M%3D&tabid=36&mid=433[/url] ([url]http://thenationsgunshow.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=NrgJpQbGI0M%3D&tabid=36&mid=433[/url])

Hell, I think the 2nd link is from his own secretary.  ha2ha
Thats very cool! Too bad he's nuts. Being a knife maker and nuts can be dangerous!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 12, 2012, 08:21:05 PM
Thats very cool! Too bad he's nuts. Being a knife maker and nuts can be dangerous!
I looked at his sites and his stuff is very good!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Yeshelloitsmehereagain on August 13, 2012, 04:44:02 PM
Being There (1979) - Peter Sellers - Trailer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFvYXzNXW_c#ws)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on August 24, 2012, 09:36:27 AM
Being There (1979) - Peter Sellers - Trailer ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFvYXzNXW_c#ws[/url])
He's very funny! I appreciate him much more now that I'm older! :)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Ovi on September 03, 2012, 10:36:46 PM
Some of my favourites :

- The Prestige
- The Fountain
- Ferris Bueller's Day Off
- Dead Poets Society
- Almost Famous
- Primal Fear
- Requiem For A Dream
- Shining

Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Normandie on September 04, 2012, 12:45:57 AM

I loved Primal Fear. I don't think I've ever been so surprised at an ending.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: In My Life on September 04, 2012, 04:11:38 AM
The Best Years of Our Lives is right up there for me too. American Graffiti, The Graduate, Mr. Holland's Opus and Gone with the Wind are favorites as well.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Mairi on September 05, 2012, 04:53:13 PM
(http://justatitch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/spice-world.jpg)

Clearly the greatest cinematic achievement of our times.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on September 05, 2012, 06:57:16 PM
The 6th Sense!!! Never saw that one coming!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Normandie on September 05, 2012, 09:23:21 PM
The 6th Sense!!! Never saw that one coming!

Neither did I. Another great surprise ending.  :)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on September 05, 2012, 11:02:58 PM
At the weekend premier of Titanic we were waiting in line with hundreds of people for the previous crowd to leave. My wifes son ,see's us as he's leaving and he hollers over "He dies in the End!" Everyone in the crowd "groaned" and "awwwed" at the same time. I think thats the only time I heard his mother threatened to kill him!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on September 05, 2012, 11:27:09 PM
([url]http://justatitch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/spice-world.jpg[/url])

Clearly the greatest cinematic achievement of our times.



Ah, Mairi.  I see you also appreciate movies of profound social significance.  I feel the same way about...



(http://i48.tinypic.com/ta3mvp.jpg)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on September 05, 2012, 11:31:20 PM
The Blues Brothers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHa_jqxnn4o#ws)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on September 06, 2012, 05:40:01 PM
The Blues Brothers ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHa_jqxnn4o#ws[/url])
I like it when he smashes the guys guitar on the stairs!!!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on September 06, 2012, 06:19:49 PM
I like it when he smashes the guys guitar on the stairs!!!


That was Animal House...


guitar smash (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvR6d08L3nc#)

...and he said he was sorry.



He would have smashed Stephen Bishop's guitar even if he had been playing this...


stephen bishop.on and on (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnTSGoYoE54#)

That song just keeps on going on and on, on and on, on and on, on and on, on and on, on and on....


Toga!  Toga!  Toga!  Toga!

 ;D
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Brynjar on September 06, 2012, 07:01:17 PM
My favourites:

- Back to the Future (1985)
- Stand By Me (1986)
- Groundhog Day (1993)
- Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
- L.A. Confidential (1997)
- Christmas Vacation (1989)
- Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
- Misery (1990)
- The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
- Jaws (1975)
- The Shining (1980)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
- The Godfather (1972)
- Léon (1994)
- Funny Farm (1988)
- Rain Man (1988)
- Predator (1987)
- The Crow (1994)
- My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
- Rocky (1976)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: ibanez_ax on September 06, 2012, 11:00:47 PM
No particular order:

Spartacus
Ben-Hur
The Return of the King
The Empire Strikes Back
A Hard Day's Night
Stripes
Serenity
The Godfather
Heat
Twelve Angry Men
Casablanca
Gladiator
The Naked Gun
Unforgiven
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on September 07, 2012, 02:45:41 AM
That was Animal House...


guitar smash ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvR6d08L3nc#[/url])

...and he said he was sorry.
I think he meant it too !


He would have smashed Stephen Bishop's guitar even if he had been playing this...


stephen bishop.on and on ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnTSGoYoE54#[/url])

That song just keeps on going on and on, on and on, on and on, on and on, on and on, on and on....


Toga!  Toga!  Toga!  Toga!

 ;D
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Hello Goodbye on September 07, 2012, 03:16:44 AM
I think he meant it too !


Yes.  He was very compassionate and sincere...


Bluto's Advice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uepFO4psgKE#)
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: In My Life on September 07, 2012, 04:22:39 AM
My favourites:


- Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)


The train part of this film was shot right here in Western NY. I've been to that station. They run a "Santa Claus Express" which we took the kids on one year. Luckily we didn't break down in the middle of nowhere like in the film. There's a lot of "middle of nowhere" around here!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on October 13, 2012, 12:03:02 PM
Waterworld is in my top 10, TK. Fantastic stunt work.

My number one of all time is Jaws.
We can't forget Jaws!!! I had a speed boat in my teens and we used to waterski almost everyday in the summer. I always looked around after that before i jumped in! Could be all time greatest movie if you consider entertainment and cultural/social effect.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: In My Life on October 14, 2012, 05:38:29 AM
We can't forget Jaws!!! I had a speed boat in my teens and we used to waterski almost everyday in the summer. I always looked around after that before i jumped in! Could be all time greatest movie if you consider entertainment and cultural/social effect.

And it led to one of the funniest ongoing SNL sketches, Land Shark.  ;D
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on October 14, 2012, 11:18:54 AM
And it led to one of the funniest ongoing SNL sketches, Land Shark.  ;D
" Candygram!"
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: RICKENBACKER325 on October 15, 2012, 01:17:57 AM
I'll name a few.
The Quiet man, John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
Blown Away, Tommy Lee Jones
King Creole, Elvis Presley
American Graffiti, Ron Howard and Richard Dreyfus
Hollywood Nights, Tony Danza and Michelle Pfiefer
Once Apon A Time in American, Robert Deniro and James Woods
Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley
Dracula prince of Darkness, Christopher Lee
Sleepy Hollow, Johnny Depp and Christina Rici
True Grit, John Wayne
Lord Of the rings Trilogy
The Lion, The witch and The Wardrobe
Star Wars, complete saga.
Driving Miss Daisy, Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy and Dan Akryoid
The Crucible, Winnona Ryder and Daniel Day Lewis
The Passion of the Christ, Jim Cevesial The only film I feel that ever came close to depicting the Cruifixion of Jesus.
Finally, Saw....Just for the ending, NEVER SAW IT COMING! Thought I wasted two hours of my life that I never would get back.....but when the Man(cant remember what he was called) tourtuing everyone got up and walked out of the bathroom scene, it made all worth while! :o
I cant and wont defend my choices, as there are WAY TOO many films I could have listed but they are already named in other posts above. Besides these are jmo's only, these are ones I like.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on October 15, 2012, 02:05:59 AM
I'll name a few.
The Quiet man, John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
Blown Away, Tommy Lee Jones
King Creole, Elvis Presley
American Graffiti, Ron Howard and Richard Dreyfus
Hollywood Nights, Tony Danza and Michelle Pfiefer
Once Apon A Time in American, Robert Deniro and James Woods
Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley
Dracula prince of Darkness, Christopher Lee
Sleepy Hollow, Johnny Depp and Christina Rici
True Grit, John Wayne
The Crucible, Winnona Ryder
The Passion of the Christ, The only film I feel that ever came close to depicting the Cruifixion of Jesus.
Finally, Saw....Just for the ending, NEVER SAW IT COMING! Thought I wasted two hours of my life that I never would get back.....but when the Man(cant remember what he was called) tourtuing everyone got up and walked out of the bathroom scene, it made all worth while! :o
I cant and wont defend my choices, as there are WAY TOO many films I could have listed but they are already named in other posts above. Besides these are jmo's only, these are ones I like.
Totally agree on The Passion of the Christ! I think that should be on the top!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: RICKENBACKER325 on October 15, 2012, 03:10:02 AM
Totally agree on The Passion of the Christ! I think that should be on the top!
Thank you. My list was in no particuliar order. It was only as they came to mind. But you are right It does belong at the TOP ;yes.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on October 18, 2012, 01:05:45 PM
Thank you. My list was in no particuliar order. It was only as they came to mind. But you are right It does belong at the TOP ;yes.
I would put Jim Caveisel(?) at the top for his portrayal!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: RICKENBACKER325 on October 18, 2012, 10:39:02 PM
Very realistic.....to the point of tears.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: Dcazz on October 19, 2012, 02:55:53 AM
Very realistic.....to the point of tears.
I think it's the most important movie anyone will ever see. Believe!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: RICKENBACKER325 on October 19, 2012, 06:06:30 PM
Agreed!~ You would have to be void of a heart and feelings not to believe.......!
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: tkitna on October 20, 2012, 12:55:30 AM
I'm a very religious person and couldnt get through the first 15 minutes of it. I was a bubbling idiot in the corner. Seriously heavy flick and good call Larry.
Title: Re: Greatest movies ever..
Post by: RICKENBACKER325 on October 20, 2012, 03:23:49 AM
I'm a very religious person and couldnt get through the first 15 minutes of it. I was a bubbling idiot in the corner. Seriously heavy flick and good call Larry.
Thanks Todd. If you were not before seeing the movie , you definently would be after.