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Reply #30 on: March 27, 2003, 12:13:56 PM
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The last shot/ending of "Being There"


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Reply #31 on: March 27, 2003, 11:22:45 PM
"Joy-Luck-Club" when the cart breaks.
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Reply #32 on: April 10, 2003, 12:53:59 AM
HAL's shutdown in 2001: A Space Odyssey -
"I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it."

Amelie - the sweeping over-the-head shot of Amelie skipping rocks in the canal. Great cinematography and great music.

Goodfellas - Layla sequence

Requiem For a Dream - when Sara is drugged out in the hospital and her eyes are wide open and tears start coming out.
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Reply #33 on: April 10, 2003, 01:10:19 AM
IM MAD AS HELL AND IM NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE sequence from Network.

Russian Roulette sequence in Deer Hunter

Montage Sequence in Graduate with the transitions from the pool to the bed.

Opening shot of Touch of Evil

the Parallel Climax Sequence of D W Griffith's Intolerance

Baptism sequence from Godfather

Make Em' Laugh -- Singing in the Rain

the end of Its A Wonderful Life
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Reply #34 on: April 10, 2003, 02:40:05 AM
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Opening shot of Touch of Evil


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Reply #35 on: April 10, 2003, 11:48:39 AM
Last sequence of Red: "7 survivors..."

Band Of Outsiders: the Madison in the Cafe
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Reply #36 on: April 10, 2003, 02:10:34 PM
Requiem for a Dream:  Harry calls Marion (near the end)
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Reply #37 on: April 10, 2003, 04:52:00 PM
The Ludovico Method in A Clockwork Orange.
The walk down the trench and the sing along in The Paths of Glory
The release of Mordicai in The Royal Tenenbaums
Dignan's run for it in Bottle Rocket.

All of Apocalypse Now. My personal favorite is the scene at the bridge when Willard tries to find a commanding officer.
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Reply #38 on: April 22, 2003, 11:08:55 AM
Apocalypse Now - Kilgore striding across the sand

Leon - Leon getting shot at the end

Shawshank Redemption - Tommy Williams' shooting

Bangkok Dangerous - Closing Scene

Se7en - Closing Scene

The Godfather - Don Corleone's shooting on the street


There's probably loads more, but I can't think of them.
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Reply #39 on: April 22, 2003, 09:09:24 PM
you like it when people get murdered, dont you?


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Reply #40 on: April 23, 2003, 07:43:48 AM
1) Don Corleone's murder scene
2) Spaghetti and Helicopters sequence (Goodfellas)
3) "Frogs are raining from the sky!" Phil Hoffman, Magnolia
4) The attack sequence (Flight of the Valkries) in Apocolypse Now/"I order you to go surfing!" (Kilgore after the attack)
5) The library scene in Se7en (with Bach's "Air" playing, the long dollies and slow cuts as Morgan walks through the steeped aisles of books)
6) The music video sequence (Wise Up) in Magnolia...whew....
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Reply #41 on: April 28, 2003, 06:07:07 PM
I dunno why but there's this scene In Forest Gump, when he's just driving along on his sit on mower before Jenny returns briefly. It sounds almost comical given the character but I think its a beautiful character moment. Its hard to describe.
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Reply #42 on: April 28, 2003, 07:53:23 PM
Great quote redlum :)
"Ernest Hemingway once wrote: 'The world's a fine place, and worth fighting for.'  I agree with the second part."
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Reply #43 on: April 28, 2003, 10:02:33 PM
Sequence at the end of Requiem for a dream, when Jared Leto has his arm cut off and everyone goes into the fetus position. That hit me harder then anything I can remember. The music played a huge role in that.

The head drilling sequence in Pie as well. I love Aronofski.
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Reply #44 on: April 28, 2003, 10:25:56 PM
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The head drilling sequence in Pi  as well. I love Aronofsky.