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« on: August 15, 2016, 08:20:44 PM »

Mine:
(1) Before Sunset
(2) Ingluorious Basterds
(3) Mad Max: Fury Road
(4) Back to the Future II
(5) Dazed and Confused
(6) In The Loop
(7) Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Honourable Mentions:
> The Silence of the Lambs (would have been there if Mads Mikkelsen's performance in TV Hannibal didn't make me think twice)
> Guy Ritchie's Snatch/Lock, Stock (couldn't pick) (hell, throw Layer Cake in there too for good measure)
> Shawshank Redemption (didn't want to waste a spot on an obviously fantastic film)
> Trainspotting (it's not an easy watch sometimes, but ranks just about everywhere else)
> Just about any John Hughs film, which I watch all the time but doesn't quite hit the tippy-tippy-top.
> Ghibli/Disney, blah blah blah.  A lot of their titles hold a fond space in my heart.
> D2 The Mighty Ducks
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« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2016, 10:23:09 PM »

I guess:

Sphere
Unbreakable
The Last Samurai
Meet Joe Black
Event Horizon
The Butterfly Effect
Gundam Seed Destiny - Final Plus - The Chosen Future (it's a movie =P)
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« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2016, 11:02:25 PM »

Hm

- Braveheart
- Atlantis: Lost Empire
- Lion King
- Sleeping Beauty (Original version)
- Tombstone
- Aviator (Only Scorsese movie I like, and really only half the movie, but wow, dat half)
- Mulan

Also D2! Ha!... I forgot about that one... yeah that was pretty great once upon a time.
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« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2016, 12:06:14 AM »

Alphabetical order, so as not to rank them officially. 

The Blues Brothers
Clue
Goodfellas
Inglourious Basterds
The Incredibles
Kung Fu Hustle
Seven Samurai

I love superhero movies (and superhero stuff in general), but I still find it a little strange that the best superhero movie is a 2004 animated joint about family and uniqueness. 
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« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2016, 12:46:06 AM »

I have trouble thinking of my top 5 favorite movies, let alone 7. Not because I haven't seen a lot of good movies, but because I never really retain them. ~1.5-4 hours is rarely enough time to leave an impression on me. But I'll try:

Summer Wars - I really liked the family aspect here, and I felt like the whole virus part of the story acted as a visual representation of the problems they were going through, which was sealed it for me. Plus it, was really pretty.

.................................screw it, the rest are all kid's moves that I haven't seen in years. Except maybe Rush Hour 2 and The Men in Black. Though I'm now I'm wondering if I actually liked Rush Hour 3 and The Men in Black 3 more, but I don't really remember much of either of them right now, so...

Oh wait, I watched the animated Transformers: The Movie when I was 16. I loved it, and the Optimus "death" scene really did have balling, even I though never saw more than 3 episodes of the original series as a kid.
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2016, 06:50:02 AM »

Pacific Rim- Best action in a movie that I have ever seen. Absolutely amazing.

Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters- I really hope I'm not getting the title mixed up with All Monsters attack, because one of those is the best classic Godzilla movie, the other is the worst. I think I have the name right though.

Serenity- Great movie "conclusion" to the series

Inception- An extremely creative movie concept with excellent visual effects to bring the concept to life

Inside Out- Another creative concept that was extremely well done

The Incredibles- Enjoyable film that had been my favorite Pixar movie prior to Inside Out

Star Wars: A New Hope- While it has been a while since I last saw it, it is too much a part of my childhood to not make the list
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2016, 08:18:45 AM »

Kung Pow
Deadpool
Snatch
Fight Club
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
3 Ninjas
Pacific Rim.
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« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2016, 09:18:24 AM »

Beverly Hills Cop
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
The Legend of Drunken Master
Beverly Hills Cop
Snatch
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Big Lebowski

HM: A Scanner Darkly, Requiem For a Dream

I'm actually a bit surprised I didn't need to deliberate more on this.  My most difficult decision was whether or not to include Beverly Hills Cop twice.

edit: I went ahead and included it twice.  Sorry I'm not sorry Ellen Bernstein.  It's the most perfect film ever conceived.
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« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2016, 06:11:54 PM »

Well, as I said on twitter (coughfollowmeontwittercough), my #fave7 are:
1. Scott Pilgrim vs The World
2. All About Eve
3. Poetry (시)
4. Kill Bill
5. Kiki's Delivery Service
6. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
7. Drive
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« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2016, 06:56:54 PM »

Pacific Rim.
Yes a fellow fan!
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« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2016, 08:34:04 PM »

Dat theme tho. I could listen to it for days.

I basically stand by the logic that if I find myself watching a movie from any point I flip it on at, it's preferred or I haven't seen it in ages. Snatch I can watch the last 30 seconds of and still be happy, same for Pacific Rim and Kung Pow. Hell; every movie I named I can watch whenever it's on without objection.
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« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2016, 12:55:14 PM »

Donnie Darko (original, NOT director's cut!)
The Village (most people argue M. Night peaked at Unbreakable or Sixth Sense. I think this was his peak before his disastrous descent into crap film-making)
Castle in the Sky (Laputa)
The Neverending Story
Interstella 5555
Can't Hardly Wait (don't ask ... it's completely illogical why I like this so much)
Let the Right One In

Honorable mentions:
Le hérisson (The Hedgehog)
The Ring (American version. Seriously.)
something from Star Wars. Probably Empire.
Spirited Away (and a bunch of other Miyazaki films)
A bunch of documentaries (Botany of Desire, Jesus Camp, Gasland)
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« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2016, 05:59:53 PM »

My 7 favorite films:

1) Who Framed Roger Rabbit
2) Star Wars ep. VI: Return of the Jedi
3) Star Wars ep. IV: A New Hope
4) Star Wars ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back
5) This is Spinal Tap
6) The NeverEnding Story
7) Transformers: The Movie (1986)

Honorable mentions:
-Labyrinth
-The Dark Crystal
-Blues Brothers
-Lord of the Rings trilogy
-Clerks
-Ghostbusters (1984)
-UHF

This was surprisingly difficult to do.  That being said, my #1 pick was a no brainer.  Who Framed Roger Rabbit is my all-time favorite movie. 
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Games I've given Editor's Choice to:
Ever 17, Hourglass of Summer, Anachronox, Persona PSP, Radiant Historia, To The Moon, Revolution 60
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