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#1 gkunit20

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 09:49 AM

My favorites:1. The Last Waltz- Film about the last concert The Band ever played. Great music, great concert scenes, great commentary. 5/52. No Direction Home- Not a surprise seeing as Bob Dylan is my idol. Either way, great film going very in depth into his life, along with some great concert scenes. Only drawback is its 4 hour running time. 4.5/5

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 01:36 PM

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 01:57 PM

Documentaries are one of my favorite genres.1) Winged Migration2) Spellbound3) The Big One4) Hoop Dreams5) Just, Melvin: Just Evil6) Gizzly Man7) 20 Dates8) Small Wonders9) Bowling for Columbine10) When We Were Kings11) Night and Fog12) Murderball13) Waco: The Rules of Engagement
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Posted 28 October 2006 - 01:59 PM

View Postkeith crime, on Saturday, October 28th, 2006, 1:36 PM, said:

Hoop Dreams
Hoop Dreams is a great film.

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 02:06 PM

The Last Waltz is the shit.GK I know you like Dylan, so you gotta see Don't Look Back if you haven't yet. It's a documentary about his concert tour in 1965 ('66 maybe) where he is first playing electric, and it's pretty much just awesome. Dylan is hilarious and is a complete asshole to all these reporters, and there are some other great scenes of him onstage and playing backstage or in his hotel. Other documentaries I've liked:Winged Migration - Yeah Brvheart, this is pretty much the coolest nature movie ever made.Roger & Me - Michael Moore's first documentaryWhen We Were Kings - documentary about 'The Rumble in the Jungle,' Muhammed Ali vs George Foreman in Zaire in 1974. Pretty much the best sports movie ever made. The fight itself is incredible, with Ali using the "rope-a-dope" against his heavily-favored opponent.Best line (taken from IMDB) - Ali: I done something new for this fight! I done rassled with a alligator! That's right, I have rassled with a alligator. I done tussled with a whale! I done handcuffed lightning, throwed thunder in jail! That's *bad*. Only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick. I'm so mean, I make medicine sick!
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Posted 29 October 2006 - 09:15 PM

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Posted 29 October 2006 - 10:59 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Saturday, October 28th, 2006, 4:06 PM, said:

The Last Waltz is the shit.GK I know you like Dylan, so you gotta see Don't Look Back if you haven't yet. It's a documentary about his concert tour in 1965 ('66 maybe) where he is first playing electric, and it's pretty much just awesome. Dylan is hilarious and is a complete asshole to all these reporters, and there are some other great scenes of him onstage and playing backstage or in his hotel. Other documentaries I've liked:Winged Migration - Yeah Brvheart, this is pretty much the coolest nature movie ever made.Roger & Me - Michael Moore's first documentaryWhen We Were Kings - documentary about 'The Rumble in the Jungle,' Muhammed Ali vs George Foreman in Zaire in 1974. Pretty much the best sports movie ever made. The fight itself is incredible, with Ali using the "rope-a-dope" against his heavily-favored opponent.Best line (taken from IMDB) - Ali: I done something new for this fight! I done rassled with a alligator! That's right, I have rassled with a alligator. I done tussled with a whale! I done handcuffed lightning, throwed thunder in jail! That's *bad*. Only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick. I'm so mean, I make medicine sick!
Roger and me was very good, but I liked The Big One and Bowling for Columbine better.
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Posted 30 October 2006 - 08:06 AM

I agree with most on here.Hoop Dreams was very goodGrizzly Man is very good and very disturbingRoger and Me, I enjoyedBowling for Colombine: was very goodF-9/11- I liked itWhen We Were Kings- very goodI also like some of the HBO specials, not documentaries so much, but very good. The Ground Zero one about the Yanks in the WS in 2001 was goodHitlers Pawn was interesting, concerning the 1936 games and one female highjumper.
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Posted 30 October 2006 - 09:01 AM

View PostRon_Mexico, on Monday, October 30th, 2006, 10:06 AM, said:

Hoop Dreams was very good
Yea, can't remember any other ones I found as interesting.

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Posted 30 October 2006 - 01:10 PM

Here's one that was very, very good and also extremely disturbing:Capturing The Friedmans
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Posted 30 October 2006 - 04:39 PM

if anyone hasn't seen the fog of war, then they need to right now. Robert McNamera is one of the more interesting men to have ever lived and we get great insight into what went on during the kennedy and johnson administrations
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Posted 30 October 2006 - 05:54 PM

View PostKDawgCometh, on Monday, October 30th, 2006, 6:39 PM, said:

if anyone hasn't seen the fog of war, then they need to right now. Robert McNamera is one of the more interesting men to have ever lived and we get great insight into what went on during the kennedy and johnson administrations
I thought is was fine. I have some problems with it, obviously... but it was infinitely better than F-9/11.
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Posted 08 October 2009 - 02:23 PM

View PostSuitedAces21, on Saturday, October 28th, 2006, 4:59 PM, said:

Hoop Dreams is a great film.
It would have been even better if either kid actually made the NBA.
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Posted 08 October 2009 - 02:25 PM

View Postbrvheart, on Thursday, October 8th, 2009, 3:23 PM, said:

It would have been even better if either kid actually made the NBA.
I don't agree with that.
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Posted 08 October 2009 - 03:36 PM

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson The U.S. vs. John Lennonedit: there's a documentary i heard about that's about the Rolling Stones concert in San Francisco when the Hell's Angels were security for the show and they ended up stabbing someone or a couple someone's. can't remember the name, never saw it but heard it's really good. anyone familiar with this?

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Posted 08 October 2009 - 04:01 PM

I love love love roger and me, it's such a personal movie. THe big one is funnier, but it reminded me of an extended version of his old TV show ( Which was great) called TV NAtion. After Far. 9/11, I kind of swore him off, and haven't seen his last two movies. 9/11 was such a shameless propaganda piece, that I really lost interest in him as a film maker. Man on a wire is amazing, a completely fresh style of doing a documentary story.Tyson- probably because I just saw it, but I thought it was very well made, and a very compelling story. I basically have no memories of a world without mike tyson.. when I was a kid, he was like the face of death, the unstoppable force. people forget how fast and powerful he was, because he became such a sideshow. very compellingThe trials of Henry Kissenger. This movie made me so angry.. I ended up playing poker afterward, and I was on tilt from watching this movie, and ended up losing my ass ( relatively speaking, it was only a live 2-4 o-8 game.). Planet Earth ( not really a movie, but it pwns).
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Posted 08 October 2009 - 04:02 PM

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Posted 08 October 2009 - 04:13 PM

Spread out among my queue:A/K/A Tommy ChongAmerican Masters: Andy WarholBigger, Stronger, FasterPhilosophy of a KnifePicasso: Magic, Sex, DeathBilly The KidWar Made EasyD.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent ArtistWhere in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?Encounters at the End of the WorldMan on WireThe GardenTysonTrouble the WaterBustin' Down the Doorhuh, I guess I enjoy documentaries.

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Posted 08 October 2009 - 04:21 PM

View PostGWCGWC, on Thursday, October 8th, 2009, 7:13 PM, said:

Spread out among my queue:A/K/A Tommy ChongAmerican Masters: Andy WarholBigger, Stronger, FasterPhilosophy of a KnifePicasso: Magic, Sex, DeathBilly The KidWar Made EasyD.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent ArtistWhere in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?Encounters at the End of the WorldMan on WireThe GardenTysonTrouble the WaterBustin' Down the Doorhuh, I guess I enjoy documentaries.
I saw a great documentary during a film festival in Olympia, Called " the Mystery of Picasso, which if you have a chance, you should check out. It show Picasso making paintings in real time.. showing you the master at work. The paintings were then destroyed, so they exist only in film. Another great documentary is A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory... it's about this woman search to find out about her uncle, who'd commited suicide after spending time at the warhol factory ( he ended up walking out into the ocean and drowning). It has lots of great interviews with members of the factory today.. and shows them just to be these petty, absurd, awful people. It's fascinating.
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Posted 08 October 2009 - 04:59 PM

View PostJoeyJoJo, on Thursday, October 8th, 2009, 5:25 PM, said:

I don't agree with that.
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