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"Let's do a film recommendation. F.W. Murnau's 1924 film Der Letzte Mann - which means The Last Man (this side of Twitter's ears perk up), but for whatever reason is called Last Laugh in English. Hitchcock called it a "perfect film."" Silent movie. Emil Janning.  
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"Let's do a film recommendation. F.W. Murnau's 1924 film Der Letzte Mann - which means The Last Man (this side of Twitter's ears perk up), but for whatever reason is called Last Laugh in English. Hitchcock called it a "perfect film."" Silent movie. Emil Janning.
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its depiction of East German speech codes and surveillance state, is probably the most relevant movie around today.
  
 
== Return to Mayberry==
 
== Return to Mayberry==

Latest revision as of 21:23, 5 June 2022


Cape Fear

1962 version.

Bajirao Mastani

Great Maga King Dance, about a Marathi warrior king.

Life is Beautiful

A movie about a father making life better for his child in a Nazi camp. Recommended by friends.

Our Man in Havana

A 1959 British spy comedy film shot in CinemaScope, directed and produced by Carol Reed, and starring Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ralph Richardson, Noël Coward and Ernie Kovacs.[2][3][4] The film is adapted from the 1958 novel Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene.

The Goodies

Greyhound

Forester's THe Good Shepherd put on film. BilL Reilly highly recommends (the tax guy).

Kampf um Rom

"A 1964 German epic, Kampf Um Rom, complete with Narses as a dwarf, Justinian played by Orson Welles, stock scenes of Byzantine decadence, and Goths in black leather."

Kurosawa

Several prominent directors of Samurai films and Westerns in the 1950s and 60s shared a mutual admiration and openly made their art with direct reference to one another. In Akira Kurosawa’s brilliant movie Yojimbo, for instance, a masterless samurai played by the sublime Toshiro Mifune is standing at a crossroads and throws a stick up in the air to “decide” which direction to go. The scene is a direct reference to the John Ford film Young Mr. Lincoln, in which Ford’s version of the American president does the exact same thing. The Western remake of Kurosawa’s classic The Seven Samurai became The Magnificent Seven. In fact, the mutual “admiration” between purveyors of the two genres became so intimate that Kurosawa was forced to sue Sergio Leone over the movie A Fistful of Dollars, which was clearly a plagiarized version of Yojimbo by Leone.

--https://lawliberty.org/the-embarrassing-eleven/, 2020

Created Equal (Clarence Thomas documentary)

Created Equal, the Clarence Thomas documentary by Mr. Pack, is extremely good. Very simple, low budget. The family went over to Bob's House to watch it with him.


Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)

  1. 2 - Godzilla vs Destoroyah (second best Godzilla movie)

"It’s impossible to decide what’s most memorable about this final film of the Heisei era. Is it Godzilla’s stunning new “Burning Godzilla” appearance? Could it be the many clever callbacks and references to the original 1954 film? Or maybe it’s the ghastly design of Destoroyah, one of Big G’s all-time scariest opponents? Or perhaps it’s the fact that Godzilla Jr. finally emerges as a decent character? The truth is, it’s all of those things, plus so much more. But what makes this existential epic truly worthy of classic status is its profoundly emotional ending. For the first time in history, you’ll find yourself sobbing in a Godzilla movie as the final credits roll. Compassionately directed by Takao Okawara, “Godzilla vs. Destoroyah” elevates the kaiju genre to the level of Greek tragedy."https://variety.com/lists/godzilla-movies-ranked/godzilla-final-wars-2004/?cx_testId=48&cx_testVariant=cx_1&cx_artPos=3#cxrecs_s

Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)

"Here’s a valuable tip for you. Never, under any circumstances, trust a race of sunglass-wearing aliens from Planet X when they arrive on Earth asking to “borrow” Godzilla and Rodan for a little while. One of the all-time craziest sci-fi themed entries in the franchise, this sixth Godzilla movie has a lot going for it, especially the welcome presence of American actor Nick Adams, playing a cocky astronaut who shows the pleather-clad extraterrestrials who’s boss. Adams was no stranger to kaiju movies, having costarred in Toho’s giant monster pic “Frankenstein Conquers the World” shortly before appearing in “Invasion of Astro-Monster.”"

https://variety.com/lists/godzilla-movies-ranked/godzilla-final-wars-2004/?cx_testId=48&cx_testVariant=cx_1&cx_artPos=3#cxrecs_s\


The Last Man

"Let's do a film recommendation. F.W. Murnau's 1924 film Der Letzte Mann - which means The Last Man (this side of Twitter's ears perk up), but for whatever reason is called Last Laugh in English. Hitchcock called it a "perfect film."" Silent movie. Emil Janning.

The Lives of Others

its depiction of East German speech codes and surveillance state, is probably the most relevant movie around today.

Return to Mayberry

Return to Mayberry, TV Movie(1986).1h 35m


The Producers

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AlphaGo: The Movie

AlphaGo is a You-Tube documentary about Go.

State Funeral

Netherlands, Lithuania, 2019 Documentary, History 155 minutes Russian English & 4 more On Stalin's funeral.


Fauci Unmasked,

@michaeljknowles

documentary series Fauci Unmasked, 

Winifried Wagner und die Geschichte des Hauses Wahnfried von 1914-1975

In 1975 Syberberg released 'Winifried Wagner und die Geschichte des Hauses Wahnfried von 1914-1975' - a documentary about Winifred Wagner, wife of Richard Wagner's son Siegfried.