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Old 02-24-2011, 03:36 PM   #106
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My top picks

Obvious choices:
The Big Lebowski
Blade Runner
Dust To Glory
Groundhog Day
The Jerk
Kite Runner

Less obvious choices:
Under Suspicion (mystery drama with great actors)
Amelie (nice eye candy, quirky, foreign)
The devils Backbone (if you like scary, foreign)
A Perfect World (Kevin Costner is escaped convict, kidnaps kid)
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:01 AM   #107
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I just found this movie call..

Law Abiding Citizen is kind of a police thriller but also very twisted and fun to watch
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:20 PM   #108
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Okay another great miniseries i just found, Very suspenseful and full of intrigue, Compose of five episodes made by the BBC

The Last Enemy
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:45 PM   #109
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TRAILER PARK BOYS SEASONS 1-5 ARE STREAMING NOW

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Old 02-26-2011, 04:16 PM   #110
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The Snow Walker (7.5) - "A pilot and his passenger struggle for survival after crashing in the Arctic tundra." 4*'s

...looking at my list on page 1 I'd say the films rated by IMDB at 8.0 or higher are the 5* movies - the notable exception is "The World's Fastest Indian which they rate at 7.9 as this is one of my favorite films (but we all have our own ratings anyway).
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Old 02-26-2011, 05:27 PM   #111
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Groovy thread. Our DVD player is not currently speaking to the surround sound/audio doohickey, and we've been running really low on streaming content.

Warning: Content may included repeated movies, because I didn't read this entire thread. Also, I am a girl, so expect some chick choices. In no particular order...

The Big Lebowski
March of the Penguins
Best In Show
Friday
Boys Don't Cry
Full Metal Jacket
Au Revoir Les Enfants
Sleepers
Steel Magnolias
Babies
Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil
Dangerous Liaisons
Fierce People
The Right Stuff
Sunshine Cleaning
Julie & Julia
Blazing Saddles
Strange Brew
The September Issue
Vanity Fair
A Fish Called Wanda

Blah blah blah...

PS - UP is the most emotionally draining movie I have ever seen. :)
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Old 02-26-2011, 06:09 PM   #112
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Groovy thread.


PS - UP is the most emotionally draining movie I have ever seen. :)

Not on instant, but Pink Floyd: The Wall, under the appropriate mind altering influences, trumps UP
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Old 02-26-2011, 07:25 PM   #114
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Thanks. There are some really good movies out there. I especially like the exposure to foreign films.

Stomp Live (8.1) Sheer brilliance and the kitchen sink skit pure genius (5*'s)
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:13 PM   #115
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FlashForward (8.0) "After the entire world's population blacks out for approximately 2 minutes and 17 seconds, which in effect causes the entire world to see a glimpse of life 6 months into the future" (4*'s+)

Daybreakers (6.5) Normally I avoid vampire movies but this was different. My wife chose it and at first I did not want to watch but it is quite entertaining for what it is. (4*'s)
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:36 PM   #116
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FlashForward (8.0) "After the entire world's population blacks out for approximately 2 minutes and 17 seconds, which in effect causes the entire world to see a glimpse of life 6 months into the future" (4*'s+)
Ummm Funny... I was ready to recommend that same series to, Nothing super special, but i when by the 22 chapters like it was nothing, really fun to watch
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:38 PM   #117
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And for the Kiddos or the "Kiddo inside of you" this "Animated" Shaun_the_Sheep series is really good.
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Old 03-05-2011, 12:11 AM   #118
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Auschwitz - Inside the Nazi State (8.7) Very compelling viewing (5*'s)
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Auschwitz - Inside the Nazi State (8.7) Very compelling viewing (5*'s)
How yeah, hard to watch do to the subject yet very well made with a lot of in deep views, I give it a 4 1/2 my self
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:14 AM   #120
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The PBS series "Carrier". Ten part series about the folks working on the USS Nimitz.

4 stars plus!

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