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Forum: Movie Reviews 6 hours ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
After Holy Grail wiped out my prediction for #1...

After Holy Grail wiped out my prediction for #1 by appearing yesterday I thought maybe Young Frankenstein could do it - the movie is one of the funniest I've ever seen and my #4 - a perfect match. It...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 19 hours ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
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Jane...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
Ahh, I had Monty Python and the Holy Grail pegged...

Ahh, I had Monty Python and the Holy Grail pegged as winner of this countdown, but perhaps that was simply because it was my #1 - still, at number 5 it's still done rather well. Is this the most...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 3,556
The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
I'll comment on Ghostbusters after the next...

I'll comment on Ghostbusters after the next reveal - suffice to say it's a great film that didn't make it onto my ballot. Otherwise, the final 2 which aren't going to make it :

#7 - The...
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The Hall of Infamy
Posted By PHOENIX74
Well, I'll host it if nobody else has started it...

Well, I'll host it if nobody else has started it off by the time the 29th General Hall finishes (September 4th) - but if anyone else wants to start it before then that's fine.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
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Breach -...
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The Hall of Infamy
Posted By PHOENIX74
And to close off - for anyone still reading, you...

And to close off - for anyone still reading, you must check out this article from the New York about the life and death of Margaret Trigg (https://nymag.com/nymetro/arts/features/n_10282/). It's a...
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The Hall of Infamy
Posted By PHOENIX74
I was going in all guns blazing for God's Not...

I was going in all guns blazing for God's Not Dead being the worst, but that was before I saw Lust for Frankenstein. I thought Going Overboard was terrible, and as deserving as those two (or...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 800
The 29th Hall of Fame
Posted By PHOENIX74
Ditto - I haven't heard word from her, and I...

Ditto - I haven't heard word from her, and I think she would have PMed me if she'd dropped out - might just be taking a short break.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Brief Encounter - (1945)

How was love just captured...
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 3,556
The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
Posted By PHOENIX74
Groundhog Day was #14 on my list, and I didn't...

Groundhog Day was #14 on my list, and I didn't expect it to place so highly, but I'm overjoyed that it has. It's introduced a phrase to the lexicon of the English language - perhaps forever - and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
I thought the procedural aspects were really...

I thought the procedural aspects were really great, and Crowe's character being an ultra-rare incorruptible not just assumed but methodically shown to us - how and why he was different to those on...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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American Gangster - (2007)

I remember when this came...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
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The Movie Forums Top 100 Comedies Countdown
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 now, 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days ago
Replies: 3,556
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 5 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Forum: Movie Reviews 6 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 6 days ago
Replies: 3,556
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 6 days ago
Replies: 800
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 6 days ago
Replies: 800
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 6 days ago
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Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By PHOENIX74
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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 800
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...