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fess up, what are your favorites... (up to 3 votes)

2001: A Space Odyssey
4 (14.8%)
Blade Runner
5 (18.5%)
The Matrix
3 (11.1%)
Star Wars
4 (14.8%)
Contact
0 (0%)
The Terminator
1 (3.7%)
The Fly
2 (7.4%)
The Abyss
0 (0%)
Jurassic Park
2 (7.4%)
12 Monkeys
1 (3.7%)
Independence Day
0 (0%)
Close Ecounters of the 3rd Kind
2 (7.4%)
Back to the Future
2 (7.4%)
War of the Worlds
0 (0%)
Planet of the Apes (old version)
0 (0%)
Star Trek (original)
1 (3.7%)

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Offline Emilio Romero

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« on: 02/07/2009 15:55:45 »
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« Reply #1 on: 02/07/2009 16:27:24 »
I could only place a single vote for 2001 because none of the others were in the same league.
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« Reply #2 on: 02/07/2009 16:30:18 »
fair enough...

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« Reply #3 on: 02/07/2009 16:48:24 »
Yep, 2001 for me too, but I can also give War of the Worlds a vote, it was good for its time, but the others are too far fetched for me, even if some were good films, they went beyond Sci-Fi and into Sci-Fant!
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« Reply #4 on: 02/07/2009 18:18:37 »
I'm surprised attack of the killer tomatoes is not up there !!...hmm maybe it's more horror than sci fi !!
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« Reply #5 on: 02/07/2009 18:20:06 »
I actually also like 2010...

The Alien films (1 & 2) are like well good  !
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« Reply #6 on: 02/07/2009 21:11:56 »
I liked them all pretty much! I loved star wars!

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« Reply #7 on: 03/07/2009 05:07:26 »
Matrix

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« Reply #8 on: 03/07/2009 18:59:45 »
Yeah that one was much more intense then some.. and took me a few views to understand everything in the movie!

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« Reply #9 on: 03/07/2009 19:01:11 »
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Why is the original Star Trek Not up there On your list?

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« Reply #10 on: 03/07/2009 19:19:21 »
Barbraella and Logans Run. I just love those.
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« Reply #11 on: 03/07/2009 19:26:54 »
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Why is the original Star Trek Not up there On your list?

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« Reply #12 on: 03/07/2009 19:34:56 »
Yes it is.. It was the best in my opinion for its time.. made me fall in love with science fiction!

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« Reply #13 on: 03/07/2009 19:59:50 »
I'm glad Blade Runner is on here.  It is my favourite.  It has an amazing atmosphere.

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« Reply #14 on: 03/07/2009 20:15:24 »
I'm glad Blade Runner is on here.  It is my favourite.  It has an amazing atmosphere.

Brilliant...have ewe perchance seent the Final Cut version ?
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« Reply #15 on: 03/07/2009 21:42:56 »
I vote one Star trek! and I removed my Jurassic park but cannot add the vote for my Star Trek!

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« Reply #16 on: 03/07/2009 21:59:09 »
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what happened to 2001: A Space Odyssey?????
it had 4 votes already
I edited to include star trek and it was gone!

twilight zone, anyone?

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« Reply #17 on: 03/07/2009 23:49:53 »
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what happened to 2001: A Space Odyssey?????
it had 4 votes already
I edited to include star trek and it was gone!

twilight zone, anyone?

Ewe're right ??..what happened    ?.I voted for it too..

......perhaps it caught stuck in a Temporal Causality Loop and keeps returning to the time before it received any votes !...
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« Reply #18 on: 04/07/2009 01:41:15 »
Barbraella and Logans Run. I just love those.

I Really loved Logans Run..but do not remember Barbraella? Who was in it and what was it about..maybe I am not recognising the title!

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« Reply #19 on: 04/07/2009 01:49:31 »
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what happened to 2001: A Space Odyssey?????
it had 4 votes already
I edited to include star trek and it was gone!

twilight zone, anyone?

UH Oh... My Jurassic park vote is still there too.. Thats weird.... I hope that mistake was not my doing.... I did not touch 2001 space Odyssey! I did however remove my 1 vote from the Jurrasic park..but is is still showing! I wanted to vote star trek but it will not allow it.

Afraid it was me..best beat the moderator here as I goofed... so sorry...
« Last Edit: 04/07/2009 01:52:32 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #20 on: 04/07/2009 15:52:59 »
I think I fixed it the best I could...
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but I think 2001 is still missing a vote, and sorry, couldn't take one from Jurassic Park to park it in Star Trek  [:-\]

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« Reply #21 on: 04/07/2009 16:08:15 »
Barbraella ........

You only wanted to see if you could break the ultimate ecstasy machine, didn't you!

Karen - Barbarella was played by Jane Fonda.
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« Reply #22 on: 04/07/2009 23:06:29 »
Yes Barbarella played by Jane Fonda. It was very sexy (sorry did a mistype on the title!)
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« Reply #23 on: 05/07/2009 02:19:07 »
I'm glad Blade Runner is on here.  It is my favourite.  It has an amazing atmosphere.

Brilliant...have ewe perchance seent the Final Cut version ?


Hmm... I saw the original, which I really liked.  Then in 1990 or so, the director stopped any new copies of the original from being produced, in preference for the "director's cut".  The director's cut didn't have Harrison Ford's voice over narration, the ending was cut, and some scenes were cut.

It's hard for me to say which I prefer.  I think the original is the best for someone who hasn't seen it before, or who hasn't read the book "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" (great book!), partly because of the narration.

I also think it's beautiful as an art film... so I don't like that some of the scenes were cut, just because I think they were really stunning. 

But cutting the ending from the original was probably a good idea... it keeps things more in sync with the overall atmosphere.

Ideally I would like the original, minus a little bit of the narration, and minus the last few minutes.


Now, I'm not sure if the "final cut" is different from the "director's cut".... but if it's a recent update (last 10 years), then it is (in which case I haven't seen it).
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« Reply #24 on: 06/07/2009 09:49:50 »
Star Wars: the "credit crunch" version ...

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« Reply #25 on: 06/07/2009 14:02:09 »
I seem to be the only person who rates 12 Monkeys very highly.  If you've not seen it, I recommend watching 'Brazil', then 'The Fisher King' then 12 Monkeys. A very nice example of Gilliam's core themes, presented in a creative and unique way...

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« Reply #26 on: 06/07/2009 14:26:15 »
12 Monkeys is an extraordinary film...

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« Reply #27 on: 06/07/2009 14:51:10 »
12 monkeys was excellent with Bruce Willis!

The Fisher King had Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams Two of my favorite actors.. It was also an excellent movie! Very much worth watching!




I think I saw Brazil but do not recall.

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« Reply #28 on: 06/07/2009 15:28:34 »
Brazil is a funny one - it's dystopian and a little disturbing, but visually engaging and raises some interesting points, it's also morbidly funny.  It's a bit like 1984 mixed with Catch-22.

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« Reply #29 on: 06/07/2009 15:33:01 »
I will have to watch it!
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« Reply #30 on: 09/07/2009 14:32:11 »
12 Monkey is really good
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« Reply #31 on: 09/07/2009 14:33:35 »
Yes it is!

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« Reply #32 on: 09/07/2009 14:42:14 »
It's a test, designed to provoke an emotional response.

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« Reply #34 on: 09/07/2009 15:07:26 »
Now there... you've seen it... the third one from the left is Brad Pitt, the fourth, Bruce Willis...
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« Reply #35 on: 09/07/2009 15:07:59 »
Wow... Blade Runner is winning ?!