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Which movie do you like best?

Raiders of the Lost Ark
7 (50%)
City of Lost Children
0 (0%)
The Big Lebowski
3 (21.4%)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
0 (0%)
Lord of the Rings: Two Towers
4 (28.6%)

Total Members Voted: 13

Voting closed: January 01, 2008, 06:21:51 PM

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on: December 26, 2007, 06:21:51 PM
The Matrix couldn't make it past Indy Jones - do any of these films have a chance?  I don't know, but we'll see...


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Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007, 06:36:16 PM
Tough choice Raiders/Rings....


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Reply #2 on: December 26, 2007, 10:15:49 PM
Different tough choice for me - Raiders vs. Lebowski. Both utter favorites, but totally different genres. The other three, all good, but not contenders as far as I am concerned.


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Reply #3 on: December 27, 2007, 07:05:20 AM
Not a movie here I don't like, and several I love, but it's Raiders all the way for me.


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Reply #4 on: December 31, 2007, 08:22:28 AM
I have a problem in that I've only seen three of these movies. I saw Raiders so long ago I don't remember it, apart from the cool Nazi zapping bit at the climax. I've also watched the LOTR cycle and the Harry Potter movies, but I've also read the books. I loved the books. I didn't enjoy the movies nearly as much, for the usual reasons --- Peter Jackson stuffed around with LOTR way too much and the Harry Potter movies missed a lot of the background and subtlety that made the book series so good. That's not intended as criticism --- I just don't think any of the Harry Potter books can be condensed into < 120 minutes.

If I hadn't read the books I would have to vote for The Two Towers. That was awesome.


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Reply #5 on: December 31, 2007, 08:28:27 AM
Okay, so I didn't vote for it myself, but it's clear that a lot of you folks need to see City of Lost Children.  It's an awesome - and bizarre - film.  It's the sort of thing that would happen if David Lynch and Terry Gilliam got together and decided to make a movie... while on a lot of opium.


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Reply #6 on: December 31, 2007, 10:44:24 AM

I love CoLC with a deep and abiding passion, and on any other list I would have found myself chucking it a vote...  But I have seen Lebowski something in excess of 30 times (possibly closer to 50), and there is no way I can vote for any other movie on this list with any honesty.  I won't claim that Lebowski is the greatest film ever made, but it has entertained me - personally - more than any other...  Even 'tho I hated it the first time round (and disliked it mildly the second).

Lost Children had competition too stiff to take on this time.