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Movies That Make You feel Less Depressed After Watching Them

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Postby HakkaSonic » 31 Jul 2003, 19:30

The Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights movies, too.
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Movies That Make You Feel Less Depressed After Watching Them

Postby hypermegaglobal » 02 Aug 2003, 07:23

Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara). Sure, it has [url=http://www.mandiapple.com/snowblood/darkwater.htm]"some truly horrifying
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Postby ImaniOU » 02 Aug 2003, 19:20

After watching it, I have decided to boycott all Charleton Heston films. No Ben-Hur, no Soylent Green, no Planet of the Apes, no Nine Commandments (the Thou Shalt Not Kill thing has been conveniently omitted for his sake)...fucking gun-toting racist slimeball. Sorry about my language.


Oh yeah, and that quote was from Muriel's Wedding. I don't think Bowling for Columbine is a feel good movie although it might piss you off and make you think. Another feel good movie for everyone, Jackie Brown.
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Postby HakkaSonic » 04 Aug 2003, 15:50

Bit Trouble in Little China
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Postby Richardm » 04 Aug 2003, 23:13

I'm all set for Christmas, because I just picked up It's a Wonderful Life on DVD. It was at Sogo.
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Postby Chewycorns » 05 Aug 2003, 12:14

Hamburger Hill was on tv a few nights ago. I would say that was one of the most depressing Vietnam movies ever made.
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Postby Loretta » 09 Aug 2003, 22:29

down by law - tom waits, john lurie and roberto benigni

"Why d'ya kill a man, Bob? The guy didn't like Walt Whitman?"

<frowns> "I never asked this man if he liked Walt Whitman."

Classic. First saw it in Saint Michel, Paris, with a Swedish chick named Maria in 1987. Cheap wine, the whole world just an extended thumb away, and a serious lesson in humanity.
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Postby twonavels » 10 Aug 2003, 00:14

Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara).


Where did you find this movie? Looks like something I'd like to see.
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Postby cranky laowai » 10 Aug 2003, 12:41

Breaking Away
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Postby nemesis » 13 Aug 2003, 02:56

My vote's for "Roman Holiday" with Audrey Hepburn; a classic worth watching. (In my case, again and again...)
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