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Old Movies you may not have seen.


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Barry Lyndon https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072684/?ref_=tt_ch

I can't believe I haven't see this before. Definitely worth  3 hours of your time.

Inherit the Wind  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053946/?ref_=ttls_li_tt

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039420/?ref_=ttls_li_tt

Sorry, wrong number https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040823/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

And much more recently but new to me.

Moon https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1182345/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

I also really enjoyed Upgrade. Not old in any sense but somewhat overlooked imo.

 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6499752/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

 

 

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The number of "classic" films I haven't actually seen is legion.

It's mainly because I'm not a great fan of the ninety minutes to two hour running time which, without an exceptional script and director, is insufficient for proper character development.

I find film characters to be generally two dimensional cyphers and stereotypes about whom I care little do am unmoved by their deaths.

Long form TV series are ten times better.

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1 hour ago, Big Boy said:

1 and 5 look interesting to me - I'll seek them out.

A recent sci-fi film that I think is really good is Life:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5442430/

A nice tale of fucking about with stuff in a lab, that doesn't end well for humanity.  Obviously, very far-fetched 9_9

Barry Lyndon is a masterpiece and in two parts. I assume there was an intermission when it showed in cinemas. Moon took me by surprise as I incorrectly assumed that if it was good, I would have seen it by now. I'll say nothing more.

Life is amazing and underrated imo. 

1 hour ago, UmBongo said:

I still haven't seen "It's a wonderful life" 

A great film but somewhat overrated. Still essential viewing though.

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2 hours ago, I'll Handle it said:

Barry Lyndon is a masterpiece and in two parts. I assume there was an intermission when it showed in cinemas. Moon took me by surprise as I incorrectly assumed that if it was good, I would have seen it by now. I'll say nothing more.

Life is amazing and underrated imo. 

A great film but somewhat overrated. Still essential viewing though.

Let's make it a triology of Life films and include Life Is Beautiful.

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