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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 12:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Full Monty. A most excellent film. Was billed here as a sort-of dodgy "adult" movie, which is rubbish. It really covers all sorts of topics very well, and it amazes me that it didn't make more of an impact on America. (The only scene people remember from it is the unemployment line.)

Speaking of random, random films ... Adventure of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is another similar type film that, because of its supposed theme/target audience, was not generally well recieved in the US. Yet it addresses issues that many US film makers are hesitant to tackle.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 13:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A movie that I don't think gets even a speck of the appreciation it deserves is "Clerks". The writing in that movie is brilliant!


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 16:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A film that got panned but I loved was a Sherlock Holmes spoof called Without A Clue, starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 16:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bob The Shrek wrote:

A film that got panned but I loved was a Sherlock Holmes spoof called Without A Clue, starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley.
I love Michael Caine! He's great! :D


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 16:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My parents rented The Full Monty when I was 5 and they let me watch it. I didn't understand it one bit.


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 17:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"My parents rented The Full Monty when I was 5"

oohh... I've just aged about 20 years as i read that!

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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 18:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

gattaca is a great sci fi movie imho but not many people seem to like it


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Posted: 01 Aug 04, 19:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was a good movie to watch in school...


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 00:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Full Monty is a fantastic movie! I got my mom to sit and watch it with me one day and I'm cracking up at all the jokes even tho I've seen it so many times... and she's just sitting there. At the end she was like "Yeah it was good, but I had a hard time understanding them. They were really British." *face-palm* I was so sad for her right then.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 00:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm probably the only person on earth who thinks that 'The Lost World' was better than the first Jurassic Park movie.

I still don't understand why people say so much crap about that movie.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 09:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

!! You used face-palm!

*every looks at U_P weirdly*


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 11:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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!! You used face-palm!

*every looks at U_P weirdly*


Haha! Well I think the action of "face-palming" correctly described my degree of exasperation with my mother. Plus it is amusing.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 12:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There are lots of heavily underappreciated movies.

Psycho Beach Party
Tremors
Rope
I Bury the Living
Velvet Goldmine
Au Revoir, Les Enfants
The Green Mile (got cheated out of several Oscars)
Singles
L.I.E.

I'm sure I could think of others, but I'm groggy.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 12:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


The Green Mile (got cheated out of several Oscars)


Totally agree. Too X-Files like for the Academy, but nevertheless an excellent film.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 12:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't know which one is the most underated movie in history, but I know for a fact that "The English Patient" is definitely the most overated after winning 9 Oscars for 3 hours of absolute boredom.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 12:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lol. Yeah Tremors! It's so cheesy- I still like to watch it though. :)


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 13:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"The Green Mile (got cheated out of several Oscars)"

its good but not that good. Besides its Tom Hanks...

Denzel Washington in Malcolm X (1992)was awesome.
Tremendous acting in a difficult role.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 13:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Agneepath! wrote:

"The Green Mile (got cheated out of several Oscars)"

its good but not that good. Besides its Tom Hanks...

Denzel Washington in Malcolm X (1992)was awesome.
Tremendous acting in a difficult role.


It's Michael Clarke Duncan!!!

Plus, I'm a Stephen King geek.


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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 14:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

sorry I just find Tom Hanks irritating- although i enjoyed Philadelphia!

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Posted: 02 Aug 04, 14:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here's one for you, the greatest actor that no one here has heard of: Amitabh Bachchan!