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Re: Movies
« Reply #675 on: September 22, 2018, 09:30:39 PM »
Great one.
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I watch 5 movies and 1 turns out to be good.  :)
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« Reply #676 on: September 22, 2018, 09:31:06 PM »
I am batting around .200
I watch 5 movies and 1 turns out to be good.  :)
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« Reply #677 on: September 22, 2018, 09:32:52 PM »
Well now we know what you do on Shabbos
I have special movies for Shabbos.  ;)
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Re: Movies
« Reply #678 on: September 23, 2018, 03:24:05 PM »
Molly's Game
I was just boarding a plane when I happened to see this post. Never heard of the movie but gave it a shot. Great recommendation! Thanks. FYI player X is to Tobey maguire in real life.

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« Reply #679 on: September 23, 2018, 05:14:36 PM »
FYI player X is to Tobey maguire in real life.
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« Reply #680 on: October 03, 2018, 01:53:08 PM »
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« Reply #681 on: October 07, 2018, 09:59:04 PM »
I invite you all to watch The Color of Pomegranates.
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« Reply #682 on: October 08, 2018, 09:02:59 AM »
Hacksaw Ridge is fantastic
Just watched. Decidedly my favorite movie off all time.
To my defense, I only realized that war dramas are my favorite movies out there, especially when it's based on a true story, like a year ago. And I don't watch often at all.

What other movies in that genre are there?
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« Reply #683 on: October 08, 2018, 11:01:47 AM »
Just watched. Decidedly my favorite movie off all time.
To my defense, I only realized that war dramas are my favorite movies out there, especially when it's based on a true story, like a year ago. And I don't watch often at all.

What other movies in that genre are there?
I'm gonna let that slide until you watch some legit GOAT contenders. It's not a movie, but you should absolutely watch Band of Brothers. IMO, nothing else really compares in the war category. As far as movies, you specifically want WWII, or any era of war drama?

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« Reply #684 on: October 08, 2018, 10:20:20 PM »
Band of Brothers.
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Saving private Ryan

And an oldie I always liked "the great escape"
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« Reply #685 on: October 08, 2018, 11:10:58 PM »
And an oldie I always liked "the great escape"
An all-time classic!!!
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« Reply #686 on: October 09, 2018, 01:19:18 AM »
An all-time classic!!!
+1. You can probably fill most of the true top 10 with classics, but a lot of people prefer modern films.

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« Reply #687 on: October 09, 2018, 09:23:37 AM »
I'm gonna let that slide until you watch some legit GOAT contenders. It's not a movie, but you should absolutely watch Band of Brothers. IMO, nothing else really compares in the war category. As far as movies, you specifically want WWII, or any era of war drama?
Yep. The Pacific is terrific as well.

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« Reply #688 on: October 09, 2018, 09:32:39 AM »
Yep. The Pacific is terrific as well.
Band of Brothers was great, but you're the first person I've heard that enjoyed The Pacific. It got such bad reviews from people I knew that I didn't even bother watching.
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« Reply #689 on: October 09, 2018, 09:35:30 AM »
Just watched. Decidedly my favorite movie off all time.
To my defense, I only realized that war dramas are my favorite movies out there, especially when it's based on a true story, like a year ago. And I don't watch often at all.

What other movies in that genre are there?
Tons.
As others mentioned, Saving Private Ryan is a must. By far the best war movie out there.
Full Metal Jacket and Platoon are both good Vietnam movies.
Movies from the most recent Iraq/Afghanistan war you might want to check out are The Hurt Locker and American Sniper (Zero Dark Thirty is good but more of a thriller than a war movie). I would avoid Apocalypse Now for the time being but you should probably check that out at some point (it's really long and not really your typical war movie but definitely worth watching IMHO).