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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

Taxi Driver vs One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

Apocalypse Now vs The Godfather
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

Taxi Driver vs The Big Lebowski
16) One flew over the Cuckoos Nest vs Chinatown
The Apartment vs 45) Apocalypse Now
2001: A Space Odyssey vs 2) The Godfather
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-04-15
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Poll: Saving Private Ryan vs The Thin Red Line
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Interesting that you found the film "pretentious"...

Interesting that you found the film "pretentious" but not the novel. I think both have a very similar tone and focus, one of the rare cases imo where a novel is satisfyingly adapted into a film.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-03-15
Replies: 40
Tell me what to watch
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: Tell me what to watch

Obviously don't know what you've watched and didn't, but I'll suggest The Fall
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-03-15
Replies: 31
Poll: Saving Private Ryan vs The Thin Red Line
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: Saving Private Ryan vs The Thin Red Line

Thin Red Line. Both great though
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Poll: Mistakes from Friends: Part 1
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: Mistakes from Friends: Part 1

Fair enough, but the thing is nobody cares because Friends is epic. I had honestly never noticed any of that, because it doesn't really matter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md-zDIxNht4
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

39) Modern Times vs Taxi Driver
50) Alien vs The Big Lebowski

3) The Godfather Part 2 vs 16) One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
Chinatown vs 5) Pulp Fiction

The Thing [1982] vs The Apartment...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-27-14
Replies: 57
What horrible movies were you forced to watch and why?
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: What horrible movies were you forced to watch and why?

In a relatively recent past and off the top of my head:

Grown Ups 2
RIPD
Don Jon
United Passions
Let's be Cops

Reason for all these is the same, that being my friends' rather questionable...
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

Requiem for a Dream vs 39) Modern Times
Taxi Driver vs Singin’ in the Rain
50) Alien vs 17) The Two Towers
Downfall vs The Big Lebowski

3) The Godfather Part 2 vs 33) Psycho
Oldboy vs 16) One...
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

1st Quarter
Dial M for Murder vs Requiem for a Dream
39) Modern Times vs 28) Leon: the Professional
Taxi Driver vs Barry Lyndon
Singin’ in the Rain vs The Grapes of Wrath
Unforgiven vs 50) Alien...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-16-14
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My Best Pictures of the 1980's
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: My Best Pictures of the 1980's

Well, to me there are three very clear winners where I don't even consider other candidates: Raging Bull for 1980, Blade Runner for 1982 and Rain Man for 1988; the other years it becomes tougher.
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
All About Eve vs 22) City of God

All About Eve vs 22) City of God
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre vs Requiem for a...

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre vs Requiem for a Dream
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2014 Movie Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: 2014 Movie Tournament

All About Eve vs. The Shining
The Third Man vs. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Changing my vote in this one to Dr. Strangelove

Changing my vote in this one to Dr. Strangelove
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

2nd Round, 3rd Quarter:

7) Schindler’s List vs The Thing [1982]
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl vs Dog Day Afternoon - recency bias :p
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? vs 8...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-11-14
Replies: 753
Films You Hate, But Everyone Else Loves
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: Films You Hate, But Everyone Else Loves

Harry Potter
Twilight
Braveheart
Gladiator
300
Inception
Don Jon
Paranormal Activity
Matrix
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-11-14
Replies: 30
Emotional film suggestions
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: Emotional film suggestions

Off the top of my head:

Dead Poet's Society
Freedom Writers
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Dead Man Walking
Grave of the Fireflies
Rain Man
Field of Dreams
Like Stars on Earth
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-08-14
Replies: 27
Director Opinions
Posted By Mr. Feeny
It's not. As mentioned already, the IMBD rankings...

It's not. As mentioned already, the IMBD rankings take into account basically anyone's ratings. Unless you consider the entire population credible film analysts, the IMBD ratings can't really be used...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-08-14
Replies: 27
Director Opinions
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Shutter Island and The Wolf of Wall Street in the...

Shutter Island and The Wolf of Wall Street in the past 5 years alone...
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Meant to vote for Fanny and Alexander here

Meant to vote for Fanny and Alexander here
Replies: 407
IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: IMDB Top 250 Tournament

Dial M for Murder vs Good Will Hunting
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre vs Requiem for a Dream
39) Modern Times vs Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Persona vs 28) Leon: the Professional
18)...
Forum: Games and Tabs 12-06-14
Replies: 3,195
+ 1/- 1
Posted By Mr. Feeny
Re: + 1/- 1

The Godfather 26 (+1)
Angels with Dirty Faces 22
The Public Enemy 10
Goodfellas 10
The Long Good Friday 5
Reservoir Dogs 18
The Departed 12 (-1)
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IMDB Top 250 Tournament
Posted By Mr. Feeny
37) Spirited Away vs The General

37) Spirited Away vs The General