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Which movie do you like best?

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
7 (31.8%)
Batman Begins
3 (13.6%)
The Muppet Movie
1 (4.5%)
Moulin Rouge
0 (0%)
Back to the Future
11 (50%)

Total Members Voted: 21

Voting closed: March 04, 2008, 08:15:19 PM

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on: February 27, 2008, 08:15:19 PM
The Blues Brothers came on strong, but couldn't get past the Fellowship.  I don't think it's actually the hobbit fans, I think the film's support secretly comes from pointy ear fetishists.  But either way, there is diverse competition this week.  A couple of vastly different musicals, a time traveling Delorean, and more pointy ears of the cape and cowl variety...



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Reply #1 on: February 27, 2008, 08:32:28 PM
 
Bummer that Jake and Elwood were given an early exit by the voters.  I have succumbed to the power of the Precious this week.   

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.    -  Carl Sagan


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Reply #2 on: February 27, 2008, 08:35:04 PM
When this baby hits 88 miles an hour, you're going to see some serious shit.



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Reply #3 on: February 27, 2008, 08:45:02 PM
When this baby hits 88 miles an hour, you're going to see some serious shit.

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Reply #4 on: February 27, 2008, 11:50:29 PM
I swear to God.

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Reply #5 on: February 28, 2008, 12:10:49 AM
This is an incredibly tough batch.  FotR is possibly my favorite fantasy movie.  Batman Begins is (at least) one of my two favorite comic book movies.  Back to the Future my favorite time travel comedy.  Moulin Rouge my favorite musical.  The Muppet Movie is my favorite, er, Muppet Movie. 


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Reply #6 on: February 28, 2008, 02:05:00 AM
Back in high school and through my twenties, when I wanted to have a rock band, "Can You Picture That" was going to be in the repertoire.  (These days, however, I want to form an all-J.A. Seazer cover band.)

But I voted for Back to the Future
Haven't seen Batman Begins or Moulin Rouge.

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Reply #7 on: February 28, 2008, 05:50:19 PM
Hobbits, Batman, or Michael J Fox. I never finished Moulin Rouge and I can't recall ever seeing the Muppet Movie. Hmmmmmmm. FotR and Batman Begins were both really really good, but I think I'm going to have to go with classic on this one.

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Reply #8 on: February 28, 2008, 08:56:14 PM
Can I specifically vote against Moulin Rouge?

Back to the Future gets my vote. It's on my list of top ten movies of all time.



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Reply #9 on: February 28, 2008, 09:26:53 PM
Can I specifically vote against Moulin Rouge?

At this point, I don't think that's necessary  ;)

(Though part of me wonders if Alasdair will wonder in and give it a sympathy vote.)


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Reply #10 on: February 28, 2008, 09:59:09 PM
I guess I'm just odd, but I just can't get into musicals (except for Mel Brooks films, and not even all of those).
Back to the Future was great, but it just didn't stick with me the way some of the other films in these polls have.  Of the choices we have in this round, I have to go with LOTR.



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Reply #11 on: February 28, 2008, 11:20:13 PM
Can I specifically vote against Moulin Rouge?

At this point, I don't think that's necessary  ;)

(Though part of me wonders if Alasdair will wonder in and give it a sympathy vote.)

I'm both touched and...kind of alarmed.  Clearly my tendency to defend the unloved movies of the world now precedes me:)

I did kind of like Moulin Rouge.

(Ducks)

But not enough to vote for it.  Also, it should be pointed out that the film vastly, vastly improves when the Bohemians GO AWAY.

Oh this is a tough week for me.  See, I actually like pretty much everything on here, some a lot more than others.  In fact, I'm going to go back and check.



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Reply #12 on: February 28, 2008, 11:21:42 PM
Backing a losing horse again.  It's all about Mr Wayne this time. Wonderful as Back to the Future and Fellowship are (And I'm prepared t admit I'm just being a contrary bastard now with Fellowship), Batman Begins was so...right.



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Reply #13 on: February 29, 2008, 03:02:08 AM
Backing a losing horse again.  It's all about Mr Wayne this time. Wonderful as Back to the Future and Fellowship are (And I'm prepared t admit I'm just being a contrary bastard now with Fellowship), Batman Begins was so...right.

Sorry 'bout the lonliness... I came down to a Bat/...to the Future toss-up, but landed with the one I quote more often.

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Reply #14 on: March 05, 2008, 02:01:08 PM
Yay!  I backed a winner for once!  :D

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Reply #15 on: March 05, 2008, 11:35:51 PM
Yay!  I backed a winner for once!  :D

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Reply #16 on: March 06, 2008, 04:46:17 AM

Sorry 'bout the lonliness... I came down to a Bat/...to the Future toss-up, but landed with the one I quote more often.


Loneliness? I voted for the Muppets!
« Last Edit: March 06, 2008, 09:53:15 AM by CammoBlammo »



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Reply #17 on: March 06, 2008, 07:10:53 AM
Loneliness? I voted for the Muppets!

Don't feel so bad.  When I ran this poll for my friends, the Muppets won.  But then again Moulin Rouge came in third (behind Fellowship) and Back to the Future was last.  And this week Shaun of the Dead seems to be winning... so my friends just have different taste, I guess.