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Old 03-24-2019, 11:14 PM
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The Green Berets
John Wayne almost wins war

Apocalypse Now
"Never get off the boat!"

The Deer Hunter
American vets deal with PTSD

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Old 03-25-2019, 04:07 AM
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M*A*S*H
Definitive film. Suicide is painless.

The Vice Guide to North Korea
Korean War, through Vice's lens.

Inchon
Box office bomb, don't bother.

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Old 03-25-2019, 12:01 PM
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Don't Look Now
Grieving dad explores creepy Venice

Animal House
Tweedy professor beds lovely student

Pride & Prejudice
Mr. Bennett steals most scenes

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Old 03-27-2019, 06:59 PM
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The Silent Partner
Fairly decent bank heist thriller.

Ocean's Eleven
Really good casino heist thriller.

Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult
Cameo as himself, funny movie.

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Old 03-27-2019, 07:51 PM
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Free Solo:
Don't try this anywhere, ever.
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Old 03-27-2019, 09:07 PM
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Psst, Lennie ... you need to post three movies, give a five-word review for each, and state the next category.

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Old 03-27-2019, 09:38 PM
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Eep! And I even had two more but deleted them, haha!

Hoosiers:
Underdog school (spoiler!) roundball title.

Downhill Racer:
Yep, it's mostly about skiing.

The Hustler:
Rack and Roll with Paul.

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Old 03-29-2019, 01:23 AM
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Psycho
Solid thriller, still shocks audiences.

Rear Window
Stewart, Kelly, tense, taut, thriller.

Lifeboat
Best and worst human nature.

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Old 03-29-2019, 03:22 PM
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The Murder Man
His screen debut, in 1935

It's a Wonderful Life
Still his best, I think

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Classic western about unearned reputation

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Old 04-01-2019, 12:29 AM
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The Green Berets
John Wayne singlehandedly saves Vietnam.

The Conquerer
Wayne as Khan? No way.

The Cowboys
His best; fills role perfectly.

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Old 04-01-2019, 11:34 AM
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Splash
Charming romance: boy meets mermaid

Saving Private Ryan
Capt. Miller leads, fights, dies

Sully
Unflappable pilot saves passengers, crew

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Big
No, there’s no alternate ending!

Bachelor Party
Hanks as party animal. Seriously.

Cast Away
No soundtrack on island scenes.

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Old 04-01-2019, 03:30 PM
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As Good As It Gets
Deserved her Oscar, I think

Twister
She actually played it straight!

Then She Found Me
Her debut as a director

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Old 04-01-2019, 04:42 PM
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Juno
Teen Page becomes "cautionary whale".

Knocked Up
Dick jokes, but surprisingly sweet

Rosemary's Baby
He has his father's horns....

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Old 04-02-2019, 08:46 AM
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Joan of Arc
Ingrid Bergman (!) played French warrior

Becket
King, archbishop have nasty dispute

St. Patrick: The Irish Legend
No snakes were harmed, really!

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Old 04-04-2019, 03:22 AM
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The Godfather
Michael Corleone? Definitely a sinner.

Rocky Balboa
Sin of pride. Redeems himslf.

Last Vegas
They all sin. Great fun!

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Old 04-22-2019, 08:26 AM
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The Pawnbroker
His screen debut, in 1964

Deep Impact
Masterfully plays conscientious, empathetic President

Se7en
World-weary detective shaken by case

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Old 04-22-2019, 08:49 AM
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War Machine
Don't war in central Asia

Killing Them Softly
Don't rob Mafia poker games

The Counselor
Don't mix weddings and cocaine

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Charlotte's Web
Spider, pig become unlikely pals

Joe's Apartment
Hordes of roaches fill screen

A Bug's Life
Elaborate scheme to deter foes

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Old 04-22-2019, 02:20 PM
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The Life of Brian
Brian Cohen mistaken for Messiah

Steel Magnolias
Southern belle dies from diabetes

Cool Hand Luke
Paul Newman eats fifty eggs

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Old 04-23-2019, 10:49 AM
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Star Wars: A New Hope
Two suns make Tattooine toasty

Ishtar
Notorious flop with Hoffman, Beatty

Raiders of the Lost Ark
Nazis seek Ark near Cairo

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Old 04-30-2019, 11:38 AM
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Comedies that feature Nazis

To Be or Not to Be
Its greatest line: Heil myself

Blues Brothers
Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis.

Undercovers Hero
Sellers plays six different parts


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Old 04-30-2019, 11:39 PM
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Major League
Charlie Sheen plays "Wild Thing."

Slap Shot
Newman, hockey, lots of brawling.

Mr. Baseball
Tom Selleck plays Japanese baseball.

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