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Question: Which movie do you like best?  (Voting closed: February 26, 2008, 06:12:12 PM)
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring - 9 (40.9%)
Das Boot - 2 (9.1%)
Gone with the Wind - 1 (4.5%)
A Clockwork Orange - 4 (18.2%)
The Blues Brothers - 6 (27.3%)
Total Voters: 21

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« on: February 20, 2008, 06:12:12 PM »

You didn't actually fall for that "final chapter" stuff, did you?

Last week's defending champion, Aliens, came in... well... last place.  Now LotR:FotR goes up against four films that are each classics of their genre. There's some good stuff up there.

And remember that the links in the poll go to Amazon.com, and if you use the links to buy something, Escape Artists gets a bit of a kickback.  I hope someone is using that from time to time, because Nash is making me generate the codes by myself these days, and I'd like to think the work is good for something.
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2008, 06:42:02 PM »

Good GOD those hobbits are tough.

Blues Brothers for me.
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2008, 08:28:26 PM »

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We got both kinds of music here, country and western. 

Blues Brothers for me man!   
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2008, 11:08:56 PM »

Somebody hates these cans!


Oh, wrong movie... but I  thought SURELY I would be the 1-vote minority; after eliminating Das Boot, which I haven't seen, and Clockwork Orange, which I haven't seen (and I explained why when discussing Kubrick in that other film poll thread) and telling GWTW I frankly don't give a damn... I couldn't believe I was being asked to choose between LOTR and BB.

But damned if Jake and Elwood didn't beat out Frodo and Samwise!  (Now bend over, let me see you shake your tailfeather!)
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2008, 07:58:24 AM »

LOTR, finally.  I really hated BB.
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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2008, 04:24:01 PM »

It's a puzzle for me this week. I've seen 3/5, but Das Boot didn't make much of an impression on me; I probably saw it too young. Blues Brothers was pretty excellent, but Hobbits are making a strong showing. I'll have to come back to this one.
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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2008, 04:41:08 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2008, 04:55:25 PM »

I went for Clockwork Orange, but then I love me some Kubrick.  I think CO is my second favorite of his films after 2001, but Dr. Strangelove is right up there too.  Heck, I even like Barry Lyndon which I'm not sure anybody but me has seen...

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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2008, 12:53:48 AM »

I went for Clockwork Orange, but then I love me some Kubrick.  I think CO is my second favorite of his films after 2001, but Dr. Strangelove is right up there too.  Heck, I even like Barry Lyndon which I'm not sure anybody but me has seen...
I've seen it.  The climactic pistol duel is awesome, but IMO hardly worth sitting through the rest of the film to get to.
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