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[Mar. 12th, 2007|03:12 am]
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While writing a uncharacteristically long-winded comment, I came up with this short list of my favorite movies that I rarely recommend. So let it be known that I absolutely love these movies, but I don't know if you will care for them in the least.

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Buffalo '66
Network
FLCL
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Dancer in the Dark
Existenz
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle
How to Draw a Bunny
Strange Days
The Killers (1946)
The Pillow Book
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[User Picture]From: lemur68
2007-03-12 09:09 am (UTC)
Buffalo '66 was good, Strange Days was ok, those are the only two I've seen.

So many people with taste seem to like Harold and Kumar. What's special about it?
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From: natebunnyfield
2007-03-12 10:47 am (UTC)
Oh, that's a long list. I want to say it's a thinking man's Dude, Where's My Car? or Van Wilder.

It's kinda like a one night stand you have absolutely no regrets about.

Just see it in as altered of a state as you can.
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[User Picture]From: phatpharmer
2007-03-12 10:14 pm (UTC)
EXTREME!!!!!!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: grey_hash
2007-03-12 09:37 am (UTC)
All pretty much great. I think "Mind Game" (by same director) is much better than FLCL. I heard conflicting reports on Pillow Book and The Killers has een on my MUST SEE list forever. Strange Days and Existenz I am both iffy on but of course I love Harold and Kumar / Buffalo 66 / Baron Von Munchausen.

Alex cried in the theater when we watched Dancer in the Dark. I prefer Lar Van Trier's "The Kingdom".
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From: natebunnyfield
2007-03-12 10:54 am (UTC)
Wow, seriously better than FLCL?

I have a FLCL shot glass, for god's sake.

My only other piece of merch is an Explosions In The Sky t-shirt.

All right, it's in the queue.
wtf is mkv? oh, matroska. whatever that means...
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From: natebunnyfield
2007-03-12 10:58 am (UTC)
(Russian vocab word shoutout to Andrew!)

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[User Picture]From: grey_hash
2007-03-12 01:03 pm (UTC)
I think you will REALLY like Mind Game. It is one of my fav anime movies EVAH!!
MKV should play with VLC.
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[User Picture]From: grey_hash
2007-03-12 09:38 am (UTC)
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From: natebunnyfield
2007-03-12 10:55 am (UTC)
Yeah, try to come up with a list of favorite movies that you hesitate to recommend to other people though.

It's a shorter and much more interesting list.
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[User Picture]From: grey_hash
2007-03-12 01:05 pm (UTC)
It always depends on the person I am talking to and what their preferred genre is. Inevitably, making a generic "best of" list alienates the cult film gems.
For instance - I would put "Human Nature" FAR over Kaufman's other films but most people will say "Eternal Sunshine" or "Being Jon Malcovich" are his best.
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[User Picture]From: simrok
2007-03-12 05:57 pm (UTC)
how can you hesitate to recommend The Adventures of Baron Munchausen? I grew up with that movie and can watch it over and over again! Love it!
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From: natebunnyfield
2007-03-12 09:48 pm (UTC)
Yeah, but I'd sooner recommend something like Fargo, you know?

Sorry, about the multiple posts. This library computer is being super kooky.</i>
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[User Picture]From: laurel_journal
2007-03-12 08:33 pm (UTC)
Pootie Tang!
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From: natebunnyfield
2007-03-12 09:38 pm (UTC)
Okay, I put it in the queue.
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[User Picture]From: grey_hash
2007-03-14 05:32 am (UTC)
Pootie Tang - Simultaneously the worst and bad movie ever . . . depending on how much alchohol you have in you.
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