The Annual "Why did that movie win best picture?!" Academy Awards thread

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Deuce Wayne, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. CRUDS

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    Boasting you couldn't sit through a Silent seems kinda like touting not being able to read a book or sit still for ten minutes.
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  2. onetontitan

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    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Metropolis are among my favorite films (both silent, obviously).
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  3. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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    LOL who watches silent movies?
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  4. avvie

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    Mel Brooks made a silent movie in the late '70's. It was about a Hollywood director who wanted to make a silent movie. It was called Silent Movie. And it was okay if you like Mel Brooks' humor style.
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  5. onetontitan

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    Sometimes I have to remind myself that some football fans are intellectually retarded.
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  6. CRUDS

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    Nosferatu, Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, any number of the great Lon Chaney, Chaplin, Gary Cooper, Valentino films.
    Very silent, very watchable..
    Some of these comments are tarded..
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    One of the last Marty Feldman movies.. Loved that guy.
    I used to have a cool flipbook for this film.
    I'm sure it would be quite collectible these days..
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  8. Titans Eternal

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    I can't do silent movies. I can't watch really old movies. Gone With the Wind is the exception.

    Quick, insult me! Also, Drive was the best movie of 2011.
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  9. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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    so you have more intellect if you watch silent movies?

    Sounds like a pretty retarded idea.
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  10. CRUDS

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    LOL, and Drive was a total trib to movies of a previous era..
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