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not on demonoid tho
kids in the hall: brain candy
bill and teds excellent adventure
later this term, apparently
1 seen a lot
they are pretty much of equal brilliance.
if you're not watching them *right now* you can be convinced that you're right - II has just as many, if not more, classic moments. however, in context, most of these great moments are really forced, and there's a hell of a lot of the film that just awkwardly tries to be funny but isn't. still watchable obviously, but the first is perfect throughou
but both v nice
is really sweet and beat takeshi is always cool
It might be awful to watch now but being based on a true story it really created an interest for me into environmental matters.
Charley Boorman is one of the stars and is now presenting a multiple transport travel series, I forget the title.
people whose opinions on film i trust.
not a bad film, but not a great one OH NO.
You didn't ask for great films.
I wouldn't have thought that there could be many films that could be described as lifechanging just those you feel have had the greatest influence on shaping your psyche.
An awful film might introduce you to thoughts and ideas that alter your mindset greatly.
I've only been to the cinema about 8 times and only watch about the same number per year at home so I really no fuck-all.
Bye. *puts on coat.
can watch There Will Be Blood and No Country For Old Men back-to-back.
I'm only half joking here. it has a bit where some 4 years olds (or however old they were in Peanuts) drive a beetle around Paris.
It's A Wonderful Life
City Lights (which was amazing at the ATP Cinema with about 4 other people watching)
in fact it was my dvd!
i agree with all your choices and add:
it was a good day, one of the highpoints of an otherwise quite miserable ATP (personal issues, not the festival). all days should start with Charlie Chaplin in a quiet cinema.
modern times or something on this xmas
at the Edinburgh festival i filled an hour or so by showing Steamboat Bill Jr. with My Bloody Valentine accompanying it, worked surprisingly well.
Grave of the Fireflies
Jules et Jim
À bout de souffle
In the Mood for Love
Battle of Algiers
Matter of Life and Death
Aguirre, Wrath of God
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
Picnic At Hanging Rock
Saturday Night Sunday Morning
On the Waterfront
Twelve Angry Men
makes me unlikely to check out any of them - cut it down to 3 and then we're talking
Withnail & I
City of god
Open Your Eyes
No country for old men
Natural Born Killers
Last Days Of Disco
Dead man's shoes
Secrets & lies
The Puffy Chair
Dancer in the dark
Distant Voices, Still Lives
The Band's Visit
Blair witch project
The Sea Inside
Breakfast on Pluto
Harold and Maude
Stand by me
Look both ways
This is England
Away from her
That was a bit long
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life-changing? Dang, you must have led an unstable life.
But watch Stalker.
but not that good.
It's one of my favourite films. The Sacrifice by Tarkovsky is also pretty devastating/amazing.
is incredible, good shout
might not be life-changing
but veh good!
well, not the baby bit. Or the hurt part.
the squid & the whale
taxi driver (obvs)
Eat, Drink, Man, Woman
Wings Of Desire
The King Is Alive
can't go wrong with pretty much anything by..
Changed my life anyway.
Or if you can't be arsed with any of that, watch Titicut Follies by Frederick Wiseman and try to not be slapped witless by it.
is all you can really say after seeing it. the most intense film ever. have you seen any other Wiseman? i saw High School the other day, it's similarly incredible, though it doesn't make you wish you were dead.
I've seen about 15 or so Wiseman films and I've got another 5 or so still to watch. About half of the ones I've seen are equally as crushing as TF!
The picture quality varies, but they're all watchable. Most are taped from French TV and put onto dvd.
Message me if you want any :)
Diving Bell And The Butterfly
i have a short memory, those were just the last 3 i saw.
Fantastic Planet is ace.
and not a very good film in my opinion.
I must see the Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
the subject matter could have been less gratuitous. Are there other films that are similar?
The Diving Bell And The Butterfly was all the more powerful because it's a true story. Locked-in syndrome :'(
I watched the original of The Vanishing the other day too, that was really good.
comrades: almost a love story
mcabe and mrs. miller
La Dolce Vita
The 400 Blows
Dancer In The Dark
Happiness of the Katakuris
Kiki's Delivery Service
posts a massive list must really be all over the place!
For my money;
Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' - whatever you think of the man or his other movies, is a real slap round the face, especially if compare it to something like 'Crash' - that Oscar-winning pile of trite, safe wank. It was the film that got me into studying film seriously, and has lost absolutely none of its impact. Lots of good debate and writing on it, too.
'Paris, Texas' is another which opened my eyes to what film can do. Utterly unique, emotionally honest and visually stunning. You HAVE to see it in a cinema.
'Inland Empire' made my mate throw up down his shirt. Which is not life-changing, but its an experience to be sure
well it was life changing for Che Guevara. Not the actual film, he never saw it but like you know what I mean.