Good Films Languishing in Obscurity...

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  1. Wizardman

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    The great Charles Durning in it too....him and Briaqn Dennehy pretty much took the same type of roles...lol
     
  2. Dogs Of War

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    I watch this movie once a year. Usually when I’m drunk. Also watched the tarinto recut. All I can say about that is don’t. He does it pulp fiction style and changed the end
    clarence dies

    And the best scenes are Gary oldman’s “is it white boy day” . and then Dennis hopper telling the story to Christopher walken.
     
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  3. Dogs Of War

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    I need to add a movie. Dogma. This is the best Kevin Smith movie by a long way. Great cast. So well written.

    Oh and Jackie brown. A different movie for tarinto cause he based it off an Elmore Leonard book. Very much a slower burner.
     
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    Bound (1996) - An underappreciated gem from the Wachowski... siblings. Mobsters and lesbians.
     
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  5. Mr Angry

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    Kungfu Hustle.

    Came across it late one night very stoned.

    Got to read, but worth it, funny with awesome fight scenes.
     
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  6. The Book of Steeden

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    The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001).

    A little-known, but expertly-crafted love letter from the Coen Bros. to the noir detective films of the 1940’s & 50’s. Shot entirely in black-&-white, Billy Bob Thornton’s small-town barber senses an opportunity to escape his quiet life of desperation & the machinations that ensue make the film sparkle in that traditional, slow-burn manner of the film’s of yesteryear. Very wry, salt-dry humour throughout as well.

    A great cast too, with Frances McDormand, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, a 17-year-old Scarlett Johansson (in a greatly restrained performance), & finally Tony Shalhoub, who just about steals the show in every scene he’s in as a legendary Defense Lawyer from the Big Smoke.

    As almost anything the Coen’s make, highly recommended.
     
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    There is an english redubbed version of this.
     
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    Yes. I have had a long held crush on Gina Gershon.
     
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    I've always thought The Interview (1998) with Hugo Weaving and Tony "Reverend Bob" Martin was a great fillum....
     
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    She was sexy as f**k playing a hasidic j3w in Curb Your Enthusiasm... If she could pull sexy off in that role she can pull it off taking a shit I'd wager....
     
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    "I KILLED MY BROTHER!"
    One of the great movie melt downs.
     
  12. The Book of Steeden

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    “I’ll get you a new minivan! You’re the Soccer mom! You’re the Soccer mom!!!”
     
  13. Vic Mackey

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    Yes

    It is
     

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