Amazon customers weigh in on AFI's Top 20...

Adam Lenhardt

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I actually agree with 3 and 13. BORK might as well not have been named after the event, it had so little to do with actual historical events. As for the Godfather, I found it uninspired and uninterested in the characters' respective evolutions. I'm not a fan of the mobster genre, so that weighs heavily against it.
Other than that, I got a kick out of the rest of them.
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9. "Schindler's List," 1993
jumpers from USA -- Hey don't get me wrong I like Holocaust movies as much as the next guy, but this one was a real let down.

Now that is a crack up...I don't think I've ever heard anyone say I like Holocaust movies, so I'd love to meet this so-called "next guy" ...
 

Brian_J

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Things the "next guy" also likes to see:
1. Executions.
2. A good car wreck.
3. Pit bull maulings.
4. Soccer game riots.
5. Roller coaster accidents.
6. Faces of Death.
7. Cops.
Brian
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8. "On the Waterfront," 1954
James Cope from Sierra Vista, AZ USA -- For some reason, I always get Charles Bronson and Marlon Brando mixed up. So for the first half hour of this movie I was looking for Charles Bronson and was seeing Marlong Brando and I was getting frustrated that I couldn't find Charles Bronson. Finally I figured it out.
What a great insight.
It explains why I don't like Gone with the Wind. I always get Clark Gable and Clark Griswold mixed up and I spent the whole movie practically looking for the latter. I'm pretty sure his driving was somehow responsible for Atlanta catching on fire, but they should have showed it better.

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Thanks, Joel...that was a riot.
I especially love the criticisms of films solely because they are in black & white. What imbeciles.
Jon
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Hey--I happen to >like< COPS, and I think CHINATOWN is just the right length.

[Edited last by BarryR on September 06, 2001 at 10:15 PM]
 

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Star Wars is my favorite movie of all time, but it's little kids like that that give people, who love the movie for what it really is, a bad name. Bridge on the River Kwai had a rather intelligent insight (I love the movie, but it was too much like Hogan's Heroes, which I'm not saying Hogan's Heroes was bad, but BOTR just seemed sugar coated). The LOA critique was pretty funny albeit untrue by my standards (how can blowing up trains not be action packed? It's a David Lean trademark
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I agree about the "black and white" comment...I like how they say it makes the film look "dated" ...hmmm, wonder way?
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I suppose if someone were to cull our review threads, they could find a quote or two out of context that would make us sound pretty stupid too. Probably even a few with my name on them....

Rob
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Rich Malloy

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quote: The person who reviewed Psycho was named "Phyllis Stein."
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Can you imagine if this is not a joke? What's in a name, my ass!

[Edited last by Al Brown on September 07, 2001 at 01:37 PM]
 

John_Lee

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quote: I always get Clark Gable and Clark Griswold mixed up [/quote]
Could this be why??

[Edited last by John_Lee on September 07, 2001 at 02:23 PM]
 

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