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Posted 15 July 2014 - 02:50 PM

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Just to complete the collection (after songs, TV shows and publications), started a thread for favourite old movies.

To get the ball rolling, this is one of the first movies I remember having seen near the time of its release in 1977 (or at most a couple of years after it):

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Quite mature themes - and at the time, I didn't understand the subtext of the Moon landing hoax conspiracy theories, the black helo references, etc. In fact, I don't think I understood too much of anything - I must've been about 5 at most, but I remember there was a snake-eating scene that burned itself into my memory. :D


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Posted 15 July 2014 - 02:52 PM

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siao liao, there is no end to this   [sweatdrop]  [sweatdrop]


骑白马的不一定是王子,可能是唐僧;带翅膀的也不一定是天使,有时候是鸟人。

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 02:54 PM

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siao liao, there is no end to this   [sweatdrop]  [sweatdrop]


There will be, when all of us old people die out, but by that time, the current si gin nas would've become old men themselves. [laugh]
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Posted 15 July 2014 - 02:57 PM

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骑白马的不一定是王子,可能是唐僧;带翅膀的也不一定是天使,有时候是鸟人。

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:20 PM

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This movie was a tear jerker..

 

 

Watched this when it first came out, was like what the hell is this movie?!! Appreciated it later in life...

 

 

 


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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:21 PM

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Saw this one in the cinemas. Absolutely ripping heart-ripping scene. Even at 9, didn't bother me in the least. Explains a lot about how I am now, I think. [laugh]

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The infamous scene (which pretty much led to the creation of the PG-13 rating in the US).



I would've put a warning of NSFW or not suitable for younger viewers, but *I* watched it when I was young, so why bother? :D

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:23 PM

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Loved the mad max series



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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:25 PM

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I think Godfather trilogy ranks high on everybody's list.. No need to show youtube, coz if you don't know, errr,,, [smash]


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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:27 PM

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I think Godfather trilogy ranks high on everybody's list.. No need to show youtube, coz if you don't know, errr,,, [smash]


Well, the first two movies rank high on my list. The last one is the only one I saw in the cinema, but it ranks really low. :D
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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:32 PM

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:33 PM

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This poster is classic..


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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:33 PM

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LOVE this one! I also watched the 3rd one (Jaws 3D) in the cinema. Hopeless plot, but the (polarised glasses, not red-green anaglyph) 3-D gimmick was brand new. :D

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:34 PM

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Anyone remember Beast Master?

 

This particular scene irks me. I was 5 or 6 then.

 


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Some stanley kubrick movie... in fact I only like 2001: A Space Odyssey.


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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:36 PM

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Watched The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi the first time around in the cinema.
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One of Jackie's classic

 

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The Exocist



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LOVE this one! I also watched the 3rd one (Jaws 3D) in the cinema. Hopeless plot, but the (polarised glasses, not red-green anaglyph) 3-D gimmick was brand new. :D

 

Ya... I remember that so vividly. My dad brought me to the movies with those 3D glasses then. Scared the sh!t out of me whenever the shark attacks and opens its mouth [laugh] [laugh]


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Ya... I remember that so vividly. My dad brought me to the movies with those 3D glasses then. Scared the sh!t out of me whenever the shark attacks and opens its mouth [laugh] [laugh]


Remember the opening scene during or after the credits when the shark bites the head off a smaller fish, and the fish head comes "floating" out of the screen towards you?

I do! [laugh]
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