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What DVDs did you get for the Christmas?

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Reply #45 on: December 24, 2003, 06:44:29 PM
How is Straw Dogs? Everytime im in Best Buy, Im drawn to it from the badass cover... But then I set it down, and walk off.



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Reply #46 on: December 24, 2003, 06:51:56 PM
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How is Straw Dogs? Everytime im in Best Buy, Im drawn to it from the badass cover... But then I set it down, and walk off.



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Haha, I know exactly how you feel.
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Reply #47 on: December 24, 2003, 08:58:06 PM
you don't get much better than this


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Reply #48 on: December 24, 2003, 09:37:38 PM
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How is Straw Dogs? Everytime im in Best Buy, Im drawn to it from the badass cover... But then I set it down, and walk off.



chris


Straw Dogs is one of three Peckinpah films that I've seen and is, in my opinion, his best work.  It's engulfing and incredibly well executed and features one of Dustin Hoffman's very best performances.  It's deeply thought provoking and disturbing as hell, demented and at the same time unsentimentally humane.  An incredible film to say the least... the DVD is one of Criterion's best releases to date and is one of my favorite DVDs.  In other words, get off your ass, stop walking passed it, and BUY IT.


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Reply #49 on: December 24, 2003, 11:34:50 PM
Straw Dogs is kinda like Irreversible, except a gazillion times better (and I liked Irreversible). The first time I saw it, I was convinced when the credits rolled that it was one of the five greatest movies ever made. Hyperbole, certainly, but it's definitely a great film. I don't know if this or The Wild Bunch is Pekinpah's best film, though -- I guess I'd have to say they're on par with each other, although I think if I was forced to I'd lean in favor of The Wild Bunch.


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Reply #50 on: December 25, 2003, 09:02:17 AM
I got Dawson's Creek: Season One (which is what I asked for).  Call me a girly boy, but I'm a sucker for the teenage romance, sex, and drama.


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Reply #51 on: December 25, 2003, 09:02:33 AM
Here's what I got from Santa:

The Third Man
This is Spinal Tap
Marathon Man
Best of Adam Sandler
" Chris Farley
" Will Ferrell
Three Colors Trilogy
Straw Dogs
Wrong Men and Notorious Women - 5 Hitchcock Thrillers
The Conversation

I'll be getting more later on tonight, hopefully some Wes Anderson stuff  :-D
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Reply #52 on: December 25, 2003, 09:10:00 AM
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I got Dawson's Creek: Season One (which is what I asked for).  Call me a girly boy, but I'm a sucker for the teenage romance, sex, and drama.


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Reply #53 on: December 25, 2003, 09:24:15 AM
woke up early like the litte kid i am

look what i getted




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Reply #54 on: December 25, 2003, 10:24:56 AM
i bought this to my sister:



Disc 1:

101, a film by D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, and David Dawkins

Commentary by band members and filmmakers (101 only)

Disc 2:

Live at the Pasadena Rose Bowl, June 18, 1988

Exclusive interviews with Dave Gahan, Andy Fletcher, Martin Gore, Daniel Miller, and Jonathan Kessler

Interviews with the fans: Christopher Hardwick, Oliver Chesler, Jay Serken

Everything Counts: official promotional music video


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Reply #55 on: December 25, 2003, 10:50:21 AM
This just in:



Merry Christmas to me.  :)


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Reply #56 on: December 25, 2003, 11:11:05 AM



Among other dvds, Im watching this one right now... It features my twin brother, Cameron.




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Reply #57 on: December 25, 2003, 01:21:13 PM




and don't forget vhs, either...



OR laserdisc...




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Reply #58 on: December 25, 2003, 01:49:26 PM
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you don't get much better than this


Ohhh, good stuff. I have coming very close to buying this a couple times.


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Reply #59 on: December 25, 2003, 05:21:18 PM



Mm...movies...
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