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What's your favorite film by Martin Brest?

haven't seen any
1 (4.8%)
don't like any
1 (4.8%)
Going in Style
0 (0%)
Beverly Hills Cop
3 (14.3%)
Midnight Run
8 (38.1%)
Scent of a Woman
4 (19%)
Meet Joe Black
3 (14.3%)
Gigli
1 (4.8%)

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Brest, Martin
« on: June 17, 2011, 02:54:11 PM »
1. Midnight Run
2. Beverly Hills Cop
3. Scent of a Woman
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2011, 03:10:37 PM »
1. Meet Joe Black
2. Midnight Run
3. Beverly Hills Cop

4. Scent of a Woman
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2011, 04:02:43 PM »
This is one of the biggest no contests going Meet Joe Black? gawd. It has to go to the swearingest movie on the planet and the best de Niro comedy (the bit where he flashes Alonso's badge!!)
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2011, 04:15:12 PM »
Only seen Midnight Run, it was great.

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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2011, 04:33:43 PM »
Real close for me between 1 and 2. Beverly Hills Cop is the rare case where it's dated and 80s, yet still holds up.
Don't take the color codes to mean that I like Brest, but he used to be good until he started to believe it. The man also has a reputation for doing an unreasonable amount of takes.

1. Beverly Hills Cop
2. Midnight Run

3. Going in Style
4. Scent of a Woman

5. Meet Joe Black
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2011, 04:38:28 PM »
80s Eddie Murphy. What a loss. 48Hours BHCop and Trading Places. Enormous talent overrun by enormous ego, dreadful shame.
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2011, 12:19:43 AM »
Scent of a Woman was on TV the other night. It would not end.
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2011, 01:19:49 AM »
I've had that nightmare.
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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2011, 01:25:08 PM »
Oh, how I used to love Meet Joe Black. I'm afraid if I rewatched it that love would transform into self-loathing.

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Re: Brest, Martin - Director's Best
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2011, 01:55:16 PM »
He's so adorable when he eats that peanut butter.
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