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HenrikSchunk
Henrik Schunk 8 months ago

Thanks, The original with Maureen O Hara or the remake ? I almost forgot about that one, that is a good heads up indeed !

HenrikSchunk
Henrik Schunk 8 months ago

Most definitely, we are already lining up the likes of Muppets Christmas Carol and Home alone. What is your favourite holiday film ? Any hidden gems for the season you can recommend ? Stay out of the cold. :-)

About Apeneck

Hometown:
the dreamtime
Favorite Movies:
Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz, Sunset Boulevard, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Blues Brothers, King Kong, To Kill A Mockingbird, A Hard Day's Night, The Searchers, The Quiet Man, A Streetcar Named Desire, Some Like It Hot, Singin' in the Rain, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Dracula, Blade Runner, Captain Blood, It's a Wonderful Life, It Happened One Night, Bringing Up Baby, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Duck Soup, Night of the Living Dead, Arsenic and Old Lace, Being There, The Exorcist, White Heat, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, The Silence of the Lambs, Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys), Catch-22, A Clockwork Orange, Mon Oncle, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, High Noon, Jaws, North by Northwest, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, M, I Want to Live!, Full Metal Jacket, Superman, The Thing, Wuthering Heights, Lord of the Flies, North to Alaska, Transylmania, The Fountainhead
Favorite Actors:
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Michael Curtiz, Billy Wilder, James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Maureen O'Hara, John Wayne, Deborah Kerr, Marlon Brando, Bette Davis, Buster Keaton, Fred Astaire, Robert Mitchum, Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Carole Lombard, Robert Redford, James Cagney, Clint Eastwood, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, Denzel Washington, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Anjelica Huston, Harrison Ford, Sigorney Weaver, Al Pacino, Gary Oldman, Charles Laughton, Jodie Foster, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Christian Bale, Kate Winslet, Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, Keanu Reeves, Alan Rickman, Bruce Lee, Emily Watson, Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Will Smith, Jack Nicholson, Julie Andrews, Tom Cruise, Tim Allen, Tom Hanks, Sean Connery, Clark Gable, Sissy Spacek, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Lemmon, Claude Rains, Woody Allen, Richard E. Grant, Alec Guinness, Rutger Hauer, Glenn Ford, Kevin Costner, Patty Duke, Piper Laurie, Shirley MacLaine, Danny Kaye, Jeff Bridges, Peter Sellers, William Powell, Peter Lorre, Fred MacMurray, Betty Hutton, Jacques Tati, Marx Brothers, Jerry Lewis, Kevin Spacey, Meryl Streep, Mary Steenburgen, Bruce Willis, Jean Simmons, Rachel Weisz, Christina Ricci, Ann-Margret, Sylvester Stallone, Russell Crowe, Daryl Hannah, Edward Norton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Carrey, Diane Keaton, Tim Robbins, Glynis Johns, Liv Tyler, Sean Young, Hugh Grant, Steve Martin, Salma Hayek, Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Elizabeth Perkins, Demi Moore, Cliff Robertson, Paul Muni, Tatsuya Nakadai, Dwight Frye, Shelley Duvall, Barbara Harris, Eleanor Bron, Virginia Mayo, Esther Williams, Maureen McCormick, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Elsa Lanchester, George Stevens, Hedy Lamarr, Ernest Borgnine, Ricardo Montalban, Cyd Charisse, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Carole Landis, Toni Collette, Fisher Stevens, Carla Gugino, Anna Faris, Kim Novak, Blake Edwards, John Ford, Marion Cotillard, Emma Thompson, Jennifer Jones, Amy Adams, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Emma Stone, Reese Witherspoon, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Luc Besson, Cloris Leachman, Lisa Kudrow, Lauri Peters, Michelle Yeoh, John M. Stahl, Burt Lancaster, Mel Gibson, Lili Taylor, Miyoshi Umeki, Joan Greenwood, Gene Hackman, Tilda Swinton, Andrea Arnold, Emily Mortimer
Bio:
" ... I was in this room, see, this big, huge dark room, and it was filled, every inch of it, with chairs, all of 'em facing one direction like, like a church maybe, only the chairs were facing a blank wall. Can ya imagine? A blank wall! Suddenly the lights went out. I blinked my eyes trying to get 'em adjusted to the dark when the blank wall lit up, lit up, and whammo, there was sound from everywhere. And the wall wasn't blank anymore but instead ... instead there was everything on it, everything, everything you could ever think of, and more. Lots more. And smiling people, friendly, like ... like nobody you ever met. And they. they wanted ... me? Me. They beckoned, motioning and calling for me. I could barely make it out, but I could hear 'em, I could ... they were calling ... "The dreamtime! The dreamtime! The dream... "

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

(1988)
1 day ago via Movies on Android phone

The life (and livelihood) of a well established continental con artist (Michael Caine) on the Riviera is disrupted when clumsy competition appears in the person of unkempt small-timer (Steve Martin) in Frank Oz' light comedy that's worth more than simply a smile. Martin's "Rupert" character is particularly pleasing. Glenne Headly also charms.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

(2014)
3 days ago via Movies on Android phone

I didn't like the casting choice of Chris Evans as Cap and so was prepared to write off this arm of the ever expanding Marvel Universe. Now I have to eat my words. Storyline and presentation here are exemplary, and Cap begins to feel like a character worthy of his own merit.
With the Avengers a solid success and now the separate character franchises thriving one can only wonder how long can Marvel continue this Murderer's Row of multimillion dollar entertainment? Spider Man, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk ... they lack two things: a female and a minority lead (before someone else does it ... and someone will try). And then total market domination/saturation.
And the distinguished competition, longtime leaders in the field with years of top dog behind it? What about them?

Bedazzled

Bedazzled

(1967)
4 days ago via Movies on Android phone

Despite the feel of a joke too long and a weak ending still a welcome addition to the pantheon of brit comedy. Cook has a roaring good time as George Spiggot, who is supposedly Beezlebub, Mr. Scratch, Mephistopheles, and Legion, (though he comes off as more of a prankster Puck) and he's trying to get back into heaven with every dirty trick he can pull against lovelorn Dudley Moore a schmuck who sells his soul for the girl of his dreams (Eleanor Bron). Better than the remake, but you've heard that saying before, haven't you? Quick witted fun.

Ida

Ida

(2014)
4 days ago via Movies on Android phone

A young orphan, literally at the door to her future, is told to go investigate her past and indeed why she is an orphan. Her only living relative, a worldly and cynical aunt, is the only remaining key to her past.
Beautifully filmed, the antithesis of quick-cut modern popular film, with moments of quiet heartbreaking intensity, this work posits what are our life connections then if they have been irrevocably severed? And who are we w/o those connections?
Sweet work.

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