I just watched 300. Damn that was great.
WHY does everyone cream over that movie? It was good, that's all. Jesus, people talk about it like it's the greatest movie since the godfather
It was the right-wing dumbed-down neocon propagandized simplistic black/white-good/evil version of Gladiator (that superior film being not only a great action movie but also containing some pretty good messages for a popular film).
Papillion was great, but I'm afraid I agree that The Godfather was better.
Ruckage, you should definitely see 28 Weeks Later! We had a thread about it a few weeks ago. Surprised you missed it.
So Children of Men sounds like a must-see. I heard that Apocolypto was good as well, but I'm kind of leary of getting another Catholic pounding from that whacked-out nutjob.
Yes, apocalypto was fantastic. One of the greatest suspense movies ever IMO.
Macario is also an amazing foreign film. Funny thing actually, my old library had all sorts of obscure films (including the impossible (literally) to find "We Cut Heads", which was spike lee's very first film (yes, I copied that from VHS so I could be one of the very few in the world who own it ). One day I was walking on the beach, and face down I see a VHS copy of macario staring at me in the baking heat. Sure enough, it worked, and I've had it ever since