Author Topic: 1990s US Bracket - NIT  (Read 11996 times)

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2008, 09:59:07 AM »
I can't remember if any of these where in the list initially, and I don't see them in the list of 200, however...

Scream
From Dusk til Dawn
Dead Alive/Braindead
Event Horizon
Jacob's Ladder
The Frightners
Blair Witch Project

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I second True Lies. And what about Demolition Man ???

are you seconding DM or asking why i think it is interesting?  i probably haven't done it since release, but i always think futuristic films are interesting - toss prison, corporate culture, non-violence, and sandra bullock on top and it has to be worthwhile, right?
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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2008, 10:02:22 AM »
are you seconding DM or asking why i think it is interesting?  i probably haven't done it since release, but i always think futuristic films are interesting - toss prison, corporate culture, non-violence, and sandra bullock on top and it has to be worthwhile, right?

oops. didn't realize it was firsted. Yeah I totally second it. I watched it a lot when I was young, and maybe once every couple years since then. I used to enjoy all the action and what not (which still holds up very well) but now more than ever I enjoy the imagination and Sly's really humorous performance!

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2008, 10:17:47 AM »
4 Little Girls is one of my favorite docs.
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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2008, 10:18:22 AM »
Oh damn yeah, I keep forgetting Jackson's a kiwi

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #14 on: November 10, 2008, 10:49:38 AM »
I am so confused by all of this.
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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2008, 10:54:02 AM »
I consider The Frighteners to be a US film.

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2008, 02:53:24 PM »
I consider Last Action Hero to be a totally unfairly maligned film that is ripe for critical reappraisal, especially since Shane Black is fashionable again after Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Who do I lobby?

Also, Vietnam Long Time Coming is probably only available through Kartemquin films or PBS and i'm not sure it ever had a theatrical release. Does that matter?

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2008, 02:55:47 PM »
Also, Vietnam Long Time Coming is probably only available through Kartemquin films or PBS and i'm not sure it ever had a theatrical release. Does that matter?

WorldCat shows the DVD at 117 libraries worldwide, so it should be fine.

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2008, 03:22:41 PM »
I am so confused by all of this.

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Re: 1990s US Bracket - NIT
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2008, 03:27:23 PM »
I would like to nominate Gregg Araki's Nowhere, one of the best films I have ever seen.

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