August 9, 2013

Said the 15 year old...


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  1. I was going to say that he could have seen the Special Edition in theatres but realized that even that was 16 years ago.

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    1. Save that when Episode 1 came out (and again for 2 & 3 IIRC) the earlier movies were re-released in certain theaters. In theory this 15 year old could have seen Empire when he was about one year old in a theater, worst case scenario.

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    2. Any way that you cut it, the fact that the "Special" (as in "retarded") Edition is already 16 years old is just plain too sad to acknowledge.

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  2. I watched the Ewok movies when they first aired on TV. So can I declare Battle for Endor my favorite Star Wars?

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    1. Star Wars Holiday Special...

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  3. Personally, I don't think a person should declare any film his or her favorite if 20 years (or possibly 30) haven't passed since viewing it. So, yeah, this guy is on the right track.

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    1. If that's the case then I think my favorite movie is My Pet Monster.

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    2. That's unreasonable

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    3. I have to concur with MrTim on this one. Specifically, "Shut up, you idiot."

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    4. FantasyHeartbreaker8/13/2013 12:42 AM

      Are we allowed to watch potential favorite films again in the 20 or 30 year interim, or may favorites only be chosen based on hazy decades-old memories?

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    5. Oh, please, no. I'm a different person than I was 20 years ago. If I haven't seen a movie in 20 years, but loved it 20 years ago, it's probably a terrible, vapid movie with few redeeming values.

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  4. Maybe Empire isn't really his favorite movie either.

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  5. My favourite film was made in 1926. :(

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    1. Exactly! I like Gone with the Wind, but I certainly wasn't born in the 30's.

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    2. I'm curious what 1926 movie is your favorite. I checked IMDB and there seems to be several really great movies that came out that year.

      The oldest movie I've seen is Metropolis (1927). While not my favorite, definitely a movie worth watching. Try to get Metropolis (Restored) as it's the most complete version of the movie available.

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  6. Does it also work with "most hated movies ever" ?

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