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Movies you changed your mind about.

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When it was first released in the theaters I saw the Martin Scorsese epic GANGS OF NEW YORK and did like it very much. Over the years I have slowly come to change my opinion of it and just now watched it on Showtime in its entirety. I now consider it a great film rich with amazing detail and great acting and easily one of the three best films Scorsese has ever made.

I was wondering if there are others who also have a film like this.
 

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When it was first released in the theaters I saw the Martin Scorsese epic GANGS OF NEW YORK and did like it very much. Over the years I have slowly come to change my opinion of it and just now watched it on Showtime in its entirety. I now consider it a great film rich with amazing detail and great acting and easily one of the three best films Scorsese has ever made.

I was wondering if there are others who also have a film like this.
Shoot'em Up.
 

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Twin peaks. :(
It's the definition of FUD.
 

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I can't think of a movie but a TV show comes to mind. I thought Gilligan's Isle was the dumbest show ever made but watching it now I see an undercurrent of biting political and social commentary and satire with a dose of sexual under current that is border line pornography. Simply brilliant!
 

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Goodfellas and Tombstone.
 

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Equilibrium. I thought it was a cheaply made sci-fi movie with cool gun scenes. Then I picked up the political undertones later in life and it has become one of my favorite movies.
 

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When it was first released in the theaters I saw the Martin Scorsese epic GANGS OF NEW YORK and did like it very much. Over the years I have slowly come to change my opinion of it and just now watched it on Showtime in its entirety. I now consider it a great film rich with amazing detail and great acting and easily one of the three best films Scorsese has ever made.

I was wondering if there are others who also have a film like this.
Cool thread by the way.
 

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No Country for Old Men. It's a decent movie, but the ending absolutely infuriated me the first time I saw it.

The main character dies off screen and the bad guy gets away scot-free at the end? WTF? wtf.gif

However, once I read up a bit on the film's symbolism, I did come to appreciate what it was trying to accomplish a lot more.

That being said though, I still maintain that "3:10 to Yuma" is little more than snarky and subversive overrated post-modern crap.

Oh, really movie? I'm supposed to view Russell Crowe's capricious homicidal sociopath of a character as being some kind of hero just because he's vaguely "nice" to all of the "noble Indians", doesn't take any crap from "The Man (TM)," and willingly gets on a train (that he has already admitted he has every intention and ability of escaping further down the line) at the end? F*ck off. :roll:
 
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When it was first released in the theaters I saw the Martin Scorsese epic GANGS OF NEW YORK and did like it very much. Over the years I have slowly come to change my opinion of it and just now watched it on Showtime in its entirety. I now consider it a great film rich with amazing detail and great acting and easily one of the three best films Scorsese has ever made.

I was wondering if there are others who also have a film like this.
Feel the same way about The Last of the Mohicans and Glory

consider those two films among the ten best made in the last 30 years.

Every time I watch them I see more and more to like

I consider the scene where DDL is negotiating with the Huron Chief against "Magwa" among the greatest scenes ever filmed.
 

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I can't think of a movie but a TV show comes to mind. I thought Gilligan's Isle was the dumbest show ever made but watching it now I see an undercurrent of biting political and social commentary and satire with a dose of sexual under current that is border line pornography. Simply brilliant!


You're making me wonder if I need to re-watch Gilligan's Island all over.... :wassat1:
 

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If you don't mind old school movies, I'd like to mention "The Elephant Man" (1980). I didn't quite get it at first, but then it showed me the power of the human spirit. That no matter how bad a deal you get in life it is still possible to overcome adversity, accept ones limitations, and still see the positives that make life worth living.

With that man's example I never have trouble justifying my continued existence or the value of my fellow man. ;)
 
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