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Forum: Movie Reviews 7 hours ago
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Posted By PHOENIX74
Working my way up, from films on my ballot that...

Working my way up, from films on my ballot that are obviously not going to show not, at #24 I had Buster Keaton's Steamboat Bill Jnr. - which is not The General and as such won't be appearing. A...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 20 hours ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
I remember reading about Into the Abyss when it...

I remember reading about Into the Abyss when it came out, and wanting to see it very much - unfortunately I haven't yet, and it seems I have to seek it out rather than waiting to cross paths with it....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 20 hours ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Dead Man Walking - (1995)

Once upon a time, long...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
I watched Some Like it Hot for the second time...

I watched Some Like it Hot for the second time recently, and still didn't find it all that funny. I know this is up near the top of the queue when it comes to films film-lovers love for being...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
It was a toss-up for me, whether to include My...

It was a toss-up for me, whether to include My Man Godfrey or The Ladykillers (1955 version) for the particular spot that was vacant - I thought The Ladykillers could have really done with my help to...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
Out of those ranked 101 to 120, I nearly voted...

Out of those ranked 101 to 120, I nearly voted for My Man Godfrey, but it was a late cut. I assumed it wouldn't make it, even with my help - but I think I was wrong. It seems that if I had of voted...
Forum: Movie Reviews 2 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
My director predictions have advanced well. Monty...

My director predictions have advanced well. Monty Python is going to get another entry in the end, we're pretty sure of that. Mel Brooks should have a couple more, and the Zuckers and Abrahams have...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
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The 29th Hall of Fame
Posted By PHOENIX74
Quitting would be like a pilot walking away from...

Quitting would be like a pilot walking away from his job mid-flight.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 770
The 29th Hall of Fame
Posted By PHOENIX74
I'm still in. I'm happy I got the opportunity to...

I'm still in. I'm happy I got the opportunity to see Adam's Apples, and I'm going to look up and watch Anders Thomas Jensen's other films.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
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The 29th Hall of Fame
Posted By PHOENIX74
I've had a recent message from MovieGal saying...

I've had a recent message from MovieGal saying she's withdrawn from this Hall of Fame - I'll let her discuss her reasons, and not just reveal the contents of her PM in public.

SpelingError...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
I had 5 out of 6 films on my list going there -...

I had 5 out of 6 films on my list going there - numbers 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17. Makes up for a horrid first stretch.

Hot Fuzz was my #19 - the first time I ever watched it I felt really let down. I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
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The 29th Hall of Fame
Posted By PHOENIX74
Yay we're back. Okay everyone - very careful from...

Yay we're back. Okay everyone - very careful from here on out.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
Yeah, Elaine May only ever directed 4 films, so I...

Yeah, Elaine May only ever directed 4 films, so I think it was Little Ash that said something like "one of her best 4 films" being in the know, and so I said "one of her bottom 4" in jest - because...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
Replies: 3,257
The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
Well, I hardly need to say anything about This is...

Well, I hardly need to say anything about This is Spinal Tap do I? It was my #2, and is remembered as being the most hilarious mockumentary (I think it helped define the genre) ever made and also one...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Forum: Movie Reviews 5 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
Both of these films were on my ballot. We've hit...

Both of these films were on my ballot. We've hit the good stuff.

Shaun of the Dead was my #6 - and it's one of those rare films which I would have loved to have made myself, if I were a filmmaker....
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
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Posted By PHOENIX74
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Logan's Run - (1976)

A great science fiction film - set...
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
I've got 10 films left on my list where if any of...

I've got 10 films left on my list where if any of them miss out I'll be absolutely shocked - but if this countdown is anything to go by, at least 6 or so will. So it's going to be one hell of an...
Forum: Movie Reviews 6 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
The Naked Gun occupies a place on my list - way...

The Naked Gun occupies a place on my list - way down at #24. It's one I really remember seeing in a full cinema, because the whole place was simply erupting with riotous laughter. I've never been...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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The Fault in...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 770
The 29th Hall of Fame
Posted By PHOENIX74
If I can add my 2 cents, and hopefully not become...

If I can add my 2 cents, and hopefully not become part of a barroom brawl, I always kind of went "ugh" when Sean Connery pinned Honor Blackman and seemingly forced himself on her, but it didn't...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 3,257
The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
Okay, still looks like surprises are coming in......

Okay, still looks like surprises are coming in...

I consider Woody Allen's comedy phase to consist of films like Take the Money and Run, Bananas and Sleeper. Once he'd got to Annie Hall, I didn't...