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08-12-2000, 07:08 PM
I'm thinking of cashing in on that "old" Columbia House DVD deal but I'm having the hardest time choosing which 6 DVD's to get. I'm not a big-time DVD/movie buyer but I figure at price like this what the heck.
So I basically want to get 6 movies that would be considered classics. You know, the movies that you can watch over and over, the ones that don't have boring periods, etc. I want to get 6 movies that are considered (in my book to be the best). But since there are so many movies out there that are good I thought if I get feedback on what other people would get it might help to widen my eyes to other good movies. So what 6 would you get? I'm trying to stray away from the "new" movies.
Here are a few of my possible choices: Terminator 2, Pulp Fiction, The Rock, Young Guns... man too bad they don't have Back to Future or Braveheart!
[This message has been edited by got apex (edited 08-12-2000).]
08-12-2000, 07:24 PM
bastards haven't even released Back to the Future on DVD because of legal issues. I'd go for T2 (as a matter of fact that was the first DVD i got)
08-12-2000, 07:32 PM
Why I oughta... I was wondering why that movie hasn't been release, that's a classic.
I was going through their rather decent collection and have to add to the considerations FaceOff (I love Cage combo movies), Shawshank Redemptionm and The Usual Suspects. Decisions decisions http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/smile.gif
08-12-2000, 07:46 PM
they all are great movies, hmmm
08-13-2000, 02:46 AM
Well, I don't know if these are choices, but these are the ones I would buy:
Shawshank Redemption, Life is Beautiful, Taxi Driver, Brazil, The Breakfast Club wide screen, and The Godfather. Happy hunting.
And furthermore, I believe that Carthage should be destroyed.
08-13-2000, 04:56 AM
If you have DTS Apollo 13 is worth getting simply for listening to the sound. The sound of the world's most powerful engine ever created lifting off a launch pad is just incredible. The visuals are also great.
The first movie I bought was Contact because I love the movie, it was cheap (a Warner Brothers movie) and the vivid colors and sound really showed off what DVD could do. Oh, Contact also has a lot of extras like behind the scenes look at how the animation was done.
And I don't think anybody here would say no the Matrix! Whoa! I know Kung Fu!
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08-13-2000, 06:03 AM
I would get: Shawshank Redemption, Usual Suspects, My best friend's wedding, Jerry Maguire, Wedding Singer, Water Boy
http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/eek.gif You lads should sit down and watch real films like 12 Angry Men or Dirty Harry or Nikita or Betty Blue or...or...
08-13-2000, 11:46 PM
I have 12 Angry Men and I love that movie. But Apollo 13 is a great film for those nostalgics like me, Matrix is great for pure sci fi, and Contact is great to get you thinking about your life in this world.
I have to pee now....
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dont get T2..wait for the super version to be released August 29th...
08-13-2000, 11:58 PM
is that the directors cut?? http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
i was so pissed to find out that they didn't include the directors cut.
ohh BTW, T3 is coming out soon http://aol.eonline.com/News/Items/0,1,6660,00.html?aol
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08-14-2000, 04:07 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by colossus:
If you have DTS Apollo 13 is worth getting simply for listening to the sound. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
actually, i do have dts apollo13. doesn't come with any video though. it only has a sound track, the movie was provided on 35mm film...
08-14-2000, 10:18 AM
someone once told me that the first dvd you should own after purchasing a dvd player is bladerunner. the first dvd i purchased was the matrix; bladerunner came a few months later. the version i have is the director's cut without the narration by harrison ford and with a new ending. i think i have heard that a collector's edition is coming out which contains both the original version and the director's cut. if you haven't seen this movie, do so now! it's a sci-fi classic!
08-14-2000, 11:11 AM
Godfather Trilogy, goodfellas, heat, and definetly, definelty MATRIX, its phat on DVD
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