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    (Original post by scriggy)
    Really?
    What do you mean, "really?" Casino Royale is by some margin the best Bond film. It's superbly shot and more subtly scored than any other Bond flick, has a convincing and compelling villain in Le Chiffre, serious but sparse violence, a distinct lack of gadgets whilst still maintaining that oh-so-cool factor (those sliding trays in the Aston?), a very strong female lead, is the only Bond film to actually portray Bond as he is in the books . . . I could go on without end, to be honest.

    It's definitely a viable candidate for one of the great British films of the last 20 years.
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    (Original post by Picnic1)
    The 80s was far better for British cinema
    I agree.

    From the top of my head, Little Dorrit and The Elephant Man are both stunning examples of great filmmaking.
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    (Original post by Aphotic Cosmos)
    What do you mean, "really?" Casino Royale is by some margin the best Bond film. It's superbly shot and more subtly scored than any other Bond flick, has a convincing and compelling villain in Le Chiffre, serious but sparse violence, a distinct lack of gadgets whilst still maintaining that oh-so-cool factor (those sliding trays in the Aston?), a very strong female lead, is the only Bond film to actually portray Bond as he is in the books . . . I could go on without end, to be honest.

    It's definitely a viable candidate for one of the great British films of the last 20 years.
    I would disagree; I think that From Russia with Love is the best Bond film, with Casino Royale a close second.
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    (Original post by dior)
    I agree.

    From the top of my head, Little Dorrit and The Elephant Man are both stunning examples of great filmmaking.
    and 80s:
    Chariots of Fire, Bladerunner, Monty Python and the Meaning of Life, Castaway (Oliver Reed), Labyrinth (screenplay by Terry Jones, starring Bowie).

    Peter's Friends was a good early 90s film.
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    (Original post by Picnic1)
    and 80s:
    Chariots of Fire, Bladerunner, Monty Python and the Meaning of Life, Castaway (Oliver Reed), Labyrinth (screenplay by Terry Jones, starring Bowie).

    Peter's Friends was a good early 90s film.
    add Brazil to that list. You know it makes sense
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    (Original post by noggins)
    add Brazil to that list. You know it makes sense
    I suppose it is just as British as Labyrinth. Only fair to say as well that both did involve American directors.

    However I don't especially like the film Brazil though. It just feels like the book 1984 in different clothes or Blade Runner without the good special effects. Twelve Monkeys is more entertaining to watch but lacking some fun and quirkiness and I'd rather watch The Adventures of Baron Munchausen or The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. But none of his films are perfect. Dr Parnassus was made on a relatively shoestring budget (partly because of his previous reputation for overspending with Munchausen, even though Munchausen didn't cost a massive amount by today's standards, and the money that film failed to recoup in the cinema). Heath Ledger wasn't brilliant in the film to be honest. Johnny Depp was surprisingly good in his part. I'd have liked to have seen the film with lengthier and more story-filled fantasy sequences because the film sags outside of those.
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    Harry Potter series
    Casino Royale
    Tormented
    This is England
    Slumdog Millionaire
    East Is East
    Closer
    Kidulthood
    Titanic (?)
    The Sixth Sense
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    (Original post by Nayred)
    Harry Potter series
    Casino Royale
    Tormented
    This is England
    Slumdog Millionaire
    East Is East
    Closer
    Kidulthood
    Titanic (?)
    The Sixth Sense
    American.

    And Slumdog Millionaire didn't feel like a British movie so I would exclude it.
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    just watched a room for romeo brass and i would recommend it if you liked dead mans shoes.
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    this is england and trainspotting.
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    Trainspotting
    Shallow Grave
    Wild Target
    This Is England
    Slumdog Millionaire
    Casino Royale
    Atonement
    An Education
    2 more lol
 
 
 
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