Thursday, September 3, 2009

A request for vous

Did you like the "vous" part? That's because I still have France-ness on the brain.

ANYWAY. Thanks all for reminding me that there are good movies and bad movies, just like there are good books and bad books.

So now here comes the request part--would you share a fave movie or two here on my blog-a-matic? There will be no judment on my part. How could there be judgment from someone who subscribes to (and faithfully reads!) STAR magazine?

BTW I did see 500 DAYS OF SUMMER and liked it a lot.

17 comments:

Alec said...

I have a short list of my all-time faves. They are Forrest Gump, Wayne's World, and O' Brother Where Art Thou?, though I think if I watch (500) Days of Summer a few more times, it may very well be up there with those others. I mean, how can you not love this part:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2seAJsrtIbQ

P.S. Stop with the French, already. We know, you went to France on a really cool cruise while we were moving into an apartment that smelled like cat pee. Meow.

candace said...

I don't know how you can't like School of Rock http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCwy6lW5Ixc
please tell me you've seen this. Also, a more serious favoirte of mine is Bella. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ9AkTrbxgk
It's refreshing, real, and sad. But good.

Amelia said...

One of my all time favs is Amelie, and not just because of my name. It makes me happy every single time I watch it.
Also, Sliding doors. Lovely. You know my mom is going to have about 25 suggestions. At least.

LucindaF said...

You might like,
Texas Chain Saw Massacre 8 - this time death isn't enough, I will chase you into the afterlife with my chainsaw.

You may also like,
Friends on Crack - Not only do Ross and Phoebe and the gang sleep around with eachother, but they also laugh a lot about their drug induced hallucinations. The part where Joey thinks Mickey Mouse is trying to kill him is hilarious.

But if you're really looking for a great flic, you should try,

Batman As A Baby - Just when you thought they couldn't come out with another one. It's really cute, he pretends his diaper pale is the bat cave. He lays on the cat and pulls its whiskers like he's driving his little bat motorcycle. Adorable, a must see.

shelley said...

I just watched "The World's Fastest Indian," and I loved it. Anthony Hopkins is so classy! And amen to Amelia about Amelie. We almost named our Amelia Amelie because of that show.

Mystery Girl said...

Sliding Doors, True Lies (cheesy but I still love it) Truly Madly Deeply (prime Alan Rickman) and my current fave Every Little Step.

Lisa B. said...

Just since Amelia said I would give you 25, here are the ones I love love love that I list on my profile: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Rushmore, The Dancer Upstairs, Rivers and Tides, Lost in Translation, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Igby Goes Down, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, House of Flying Daggers, Sexy Beast, French Kiss, Mysterious Skin, The Departed, Half Nelson, Gosford Park, Almost Famous, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Michael Clayton, Superbad. In conclusion, Step Up 2: The Streets, for silly plot and awesome dancing.

Randi said...

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind IS good. Also Garden State, Harold and Maude (of course), Strange Brew, Moulin Rouge, and Nacho Libre. You should check our blog. You inspired me to do a ranting post about some lame movies. See, you are not alone.

Bob the Woodworker said...

The older I have gotten, the more I find myself liking smaller movies, not always art-house movies, but sometimes. I really liked Adam at Sundance, I liked (but didn't love) 500 Days of Summer, I loved Everything Is Illuminated. Most big commercial movies seem a little too over-the-top. On the French side, I did like Amelie and Chocolat.

Sarah said...

The Sound of Music. Dan in Real Life. In America. The Devil Wears Prada. Waitress. Juno. I Am Sam. While You Were Sleeping. What About Bob? Sabrina. And currently viewing: Thomas & Friends Carnival Capers, featuring: Rosie, Percy, and Rocky. Good stuff.

And I'm so happy people have mentioned Sliding Doors - I haven't seen it forever, but remember loving it.

Kerri said...

Loved Sliding Doors, too, and O Brother, Where Art Thou. Also liked (surprisingly, because I'm not a huge Will Ferrell fan) Stranger than Fiction.

Louise Plummer said...

I think my favorite movie of all time is The English Patient.

Jena said...

Some Redbox hidden treasures:
Tin Man(scifi's wizard of oz), Flawless, Bottle Shock

Newer movies that I have loved that I didn't think I would like much:

My Sisters Keeper, The Time Travelers Wife, The Proposal, Confessions of a Shopaholic, 17 again, Bride Wars...These are all chick flicks, which is so not what I normally see!!

link2literacy said...

Watched THE SOLOIST over the weekend, and I have to say I enjoy watching Robert Downey, Jr. even though I don't want to! Darn it. Loved Renee Z. and that cute Ewan McGregor in the Beatrice Potter bio-flick, MISS POTTER. Also thought DOUBT was most interesting. Phillip Seymour Hoffman also intrigues me.

PS I can't bring myself to list the trashy ones I submit to - like HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU! : )

Geeoff said...

I believe you know what my favorite movies are. The Shawshank Redemption is my very favorite, then after that in no particular order are The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Green Mile, Superbad (sorry, it's probably not the best thing to have your son posting on your blog that Superbad is one of his favorite movies), Snatch, and probably O Brother.

BBB said...

Okay, just a couple. Penelope and Stranger than Fiction. I heart them both.

Denver said...

Julie & Julia is a must. If you have ever cared about food, and attempted to create a wonderful dish for fellow people and had even the smallest of mishap, then you will laugh as hard as I did and have the rest of the theater turning their heads and questioning why that girl is laughing so hard.
Also, Big Fish, Donnie Darko, Mary and Max (though I don't know if this out yet, I saw it at Sundance), Little Miss Sunshine, Am Limit (also not sure if in the USA), Finding Neverland, and of course, the all time classic, Goonies. Just to name a few.