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    (Original post by DeclanCochran)
    All of them bar How To Train Your Dragon and Mary and Max, and hopefully I'll have amended that by the time the year's out

    :eek:

    Awesome.

    Could watch them both over the next day and a half and by the time the Animation votes open on Saturday you'll have completed the whole list.
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    (Original post by Yasmin25)
    Yeah I've seen it

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    What was it like? Enjoy it? Think it's worthy of being in this competition?
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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    What was it like? Enjoy it? Think it's worthy of being in this competition?
    Yeah I really liked it. It was quite sad it times too. To think about it, it may sound a bit creepy an old guy mailing a young girl but it never once came off as creepy. I wouldn't say it was a kids film though as it deals with quite mature subjects at points in the movie. Yeah I would say it deserves to be in this competition. I would have to check my imdb account to be sure but I'm sure I gave it either 8 or 9 out of 10.

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    Have seen 31.

    Among those not seen is American History X. I didn't want to see it, having not seen the first 9...
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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    My new question is, Has ANYONE seen Mary & Max?




    Nice! Maxed out a few categories there. Got involved in the voting/arguing in the threads as well?
    I didn't get involved, no. I maybe should have done because there are some parts I don't agree with. For example, I would argue that Full Metal Jacket is a better film than Apocalypse Now but it didn't make the Wartime/Western list. Plus, there must be animated films that are better than How to Train your Dragon (although admittedly I haven't seen How to Train your Dragon). Airplane should have made it on to the comedy list too. My favourite film, Oldboy, didn't make the list either. Overall, it's a pretty good list.
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    43. Not bad, but not great.
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    I was glad to see The Green Mile on the list. That's my all time favourite movie

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    (Original post by SocialistIC)
    I didn't get involved, no. I maybe should have done because there are some parts I don't agree with. For example, I would argue that Full Metal Jacket is a better film than Apocalypse Now but it didn't make the Wartime/Western list. Plus, there must be animated films that are better than How to Train your Dragon (although admittedly I haven't seen How to Train your Dragon). Airplane should have made it on to the comedy list too. My favourite film, Oldboy, didn't make the list either. Overall, it's a pretty good list.
    A World Cinema category would've been pretty cool. Seven Samurai, Magnificent Butcher and City Of God could've made their way onto the list.

    As far as war time films go, there were a lot that weren't on the list. I've always loved Hamburger Hill, and We Were Soldiers Once was also a corker IMO. Also, no Great Escape, Where Eagles Dare, or Guns Of Navarone? Madness
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Have seen 31.

    Among those not seen is American History X. I didn't want to see it, having not seen the first 9...
    IMHO it's a piece of over-rated crap anyway, horribly directed, woefully written and really confusing... It's the kind of film that you feel is trying to not take a juvenile and simplistic approach, yet there is a genuine moment in it where a Neo-Nazi skinhead renounces his ways because, through doing laundry with a black person in prison, realises that black people are people too.

    It's sickening, trite, and not at all the mature film dealing with racism that is promised. I recommend "Do The Right Thing" as a much better film actually dealing with the theme.
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    (Original post by SocialistIC)
    I didn't get involved, no. I maybe should have done because there are some parts I don't agree with. For example, I would argue that Full Metal Jacket is a better film than Apocalypse Now but it didn't make the Wartime/Western list. Plus, there must be animated films that are better than How to Train your Dragon (although admittedly I haven't seen How to Train your Dragon). Airplane should have made it on to the comedy list too. My favourite film, Oldboy, didn't make the list either. Overall, it's a pretty good list.
    I have to agree that Oldboy (the original, not the recent American remake) should have been added. Its one of the very few films that has left me gobsmacked and speechless.

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    26, don't tend to watch old movies (aside from Forrest Gump and Shawshank) seen all but mary and max in animation, but none of the horror/thrillers
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    (Original post by Drunk Punx)
    A World Cinema category would've been pretty cool. Seven Samurai, Magnificent Butcher and City Of God could've made their way onto the list.

    As far as war time films go, there were a lot that weren't on the list. I've always loved Hamburger Hill, and We Were Soldiers Once was also a corker IMO. Also, no Great Escape, Where Eagles Dare, or Guns Of Navarone? Madness
    City of God is great. I've seen Seven Samurai but it was years ago and I can't remember it. I'm going to be completely honest and admit I haven't seen seen any of those war films you mentioned - I'm not hugely in to war films but I liked Full Metal Jacket, Platoon, Apocalypse Now, Saints and Soldiers and a few others.

    I think it would have been good to have a surrealist category (although I don't know if there's many people who are in to surrealism on here). Eraserhead, Un Chien Andalou etc.
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    26, don't tend to watch old movies (aside from Forrest Gump and Shawshank) seen all but mary and max in animation, but none of the horror/thrillers
    Shawshank Redemption and Forrest Gump were made in 1994 :confused:
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    (Original post by Yasmin25)
    I have to agree that Oldboy (the original, not the recent American remake) should have been added. Its one of the very few films that has left me gobsmacked and speechless.

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    I've vowed to never watch the remake - the original's great though and I recommend it to everyone (even though it's too disturbing for a lot of people so I probably shouldn't ).
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    (Original post by Yasmin25)
    Yeah I really liked it. It was quite sad it times too. To think about it, it may sound a bit creepy an old guy mailing a young girl but it never once came off as creepy. I wouldn't say it was a kids film though as it deals with quite mature subjects at points in the movie. Yeah I would say it deserves to be in this competition. I would have to check my imdb account to be sure but I'm sure I gave it either 8 or 9 out of 10.

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    Ahh so it's not the typical young person animation then like the others. Probably explains why not many have seen it.

    8/9 out of 10 is good. Thanks for the info!
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    (Original post by SocialistIC)
    I've vowed to never watch the remake - the original's great though and I recommend it to everyone (even though it's too disturbing for a lot of people so I probably shouldn't ).
    I never read the plot to the film before I watched it. My bf put it on one night and I was expecting a martial arts style film or something like that instead so you can imagine what my face was like when I got to the shocking bits :eek:


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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
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    Shawshank Redemption and Forrest Gump were made in 1994 :confused:
    I meant older than 2000 (which is still old) s
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    (Original post by SocialistIC)
    I didn't get involved, no. I maybe should have done because there are some parts I don't agree with. For example, I would argue that Full Metal Jacket is a better film than Apocalypse Now but it didn't make the Wartime/Western list. Plus, there must be animated films that are better than How to Train your Dragon (although admittedly I haven't seen How to Train your Dragon). Airplane should have made it on to the comedy list too. My favourite film, Oldboy, didn't make the list either. Overall, it's a pretty good list.

    Go get involved now. This thread is in the movie madness subforum which pits movies head to head in battles to see which is best over the next 31 days resulting in a final "TSR most popular film" in 30 days time! There are 16 polls up at the moment to vote and discuss things in. 16 more go up Saturday.

    Teh ranking were based off IMDB rankings then genres. There will always be some films missed off any list but you say overall it's pretty good so we're happy.
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    (Original post by Drunk Punx)
    A World Cinema category would've been pretty cool. Seven Samurai, Magnificent Butcher and City Of God could've made their way onto the list.

    As far as war time films go, there were a lot that weren't on the list. I've always loved Hamburger Hill, and We Were Soldiers Once was also a corker IMO. Also, no Great Escape, Where Eagles Dare, or Guns Of Navarone? Madness

    A foreign language category including City of god was discussed in the planning but it was cut to make way for animation. since this is a student site after all and more people will have seen the animations then they will the foreign films.

    Well, what would you say is the best western film? One on the list? We based off IMDB rankings so not perfect but it covers 95+% of great films imo.

    PS, go vote + debate these things in the threads. the 4 starting Western polls are up and running right now...
 
 
 
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