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debaser3mon 2d
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I'm really passionate about the movies

This is a sequel to this thread: https://epicmafia.com/topic/87947 which was in sandbox. Technically there's another version of this thread in sandbox currently ( https://epicmafia.com/topic/94705 ), but most of my friends today frequent main lobby so I felt the need to make it here as well!

Basically I hope this'll be a space for people to talk about movies they watch. I'm going to list some films I've seen, and probably also post some takes them.

My letterboxd account: https://letterboxd.com/herbalhammer/


My current favorites list:

They Live (1988), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Solaris (1972), Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Shoplifters (2018), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Hara Kiri (1962), Eraserhead (1977), La Haine (1995), Tokyo Story (1953), Taste of Cherry (1997), In the Mood for Love (2000), The Thing (1982), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Stop Making Sense (1984), Embrace of the Serpent (2015), A Separation (2011), Heathers (1988), Blue Velvet (1986), Magnolia (1999), Punch Drunk Love (2002), Hot Fuzz (2007), Before Sunset (2004), Children of Men (2006), Moonlight (2016), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Do the Right Thing (1989), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Monsters Inc. (2001), The Lion King (1994), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Apocalypse Now (1979), Spirited Away (2001), Taxi Driver (1976), Blade Runner (1982), The Big Lebowski (1998), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Drive (2011), Whiplash (2014), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Time That Remains (2009), The Apartment (1960)

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jackhammer1mon 20d
my 900th logged movie, according to letterboxd, is "A Woman Under the Influence," and it emotionally destroyed me.
jackhammer1mon 19d
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Alfred Hitchcock best to worst

Psycho > Vertigo > North by Northwest > Rear Window > Strangers on a Train > Shadow of a Doubt > Dial M For Murder > The Birds > Rope

(haven't seen Rebecca, Notorious, To Catch a Thief)
nbtnbt51mon 18d
in the mood for love is a great movie
jackhammer1mon 18d
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yesss!!!! Wong kar wai does no wrong
debaser1mon 17d
serpico was a boring c*p movie unfortunately. 70s al pacino simply looks and dresses too nice to be a fkin pig
jackhammer1mon 17d
oh and i guess i've seen enough sidney lumet movies to do a best to worst as well

Dog Day Afternoon > 12 Angry Men > Network > Serpico
peach1mon 17d!
now i must take issue with this thread because 12 angry men was scientifically proven to be the best and most badass movie of all time
jackhammer1mon 17d!
simple retort: dog day afternoon is 100% more gay
jackhammer1mon 17d
actually that's kind of a spoiler but i made some points
Rondar1mon 15d
jackhammer
yesss!!!! Wong kar wai does no wrong
happy together is really good.
jackhammer1mon 15d
RONDARRRRRRR
jackhammer1mon 15d
deleted
Rondar1mon 15d
OMG I DIDNT EVEN KNOW IT WS YOU WHAT
Rondar1mon 15d
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WENTA TAYEB 7ABIBI
Rondar1mon 15d
wait so this is still inspired by my thread from way back when
Rondar1mon 15d!
that warms my heart :')
Rondar1mon 15d
Corruption
Opened this thread and saw you'd picked Holy Grail over Life of Brian and now I'm feeling a really deep level of disappointment
youre here too what
Rondar1mon 15d
guys can we play a game of mafia? unironically?
jackhammer1mon 15d
amr there’s a whole party of epicmafia seniors in a discord now hahahahaha rona brought us back together
debaser1mon 13d!
just saw Miller's Crossing, another banger by the Coen Brothers. the way they consistently churn out movies that i wholly adore???

my current Coen Brothers best to worst:

Inside Llewyn Davis > The Big Lebowski > No Country for Old Men > Burn After Reading > Fargo > Blood Simple > A Serious Man > Barton Fink > O Brother, Where Art Thou > Miller's Crossing > The Ballad of Buster Scruggs > True Grit > Hail, Caesar!

bear in mind that i love all of these movies, save for maybe Hail Caesar which i still mostly like. i have yet to see Hudsucker's Proxy, Raising Arizona, The Man Who Wasn't There, Intolerable Cruelty, and The Ladykillers though, so we'll see where the ranking goes from there. safe to say they're probably my favorite filmmakers honestly, just based on the sheer amount of movies by them that are completely up my alley
Favorite movie of 2019? (since theaters haven't reopened yet)