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PricklyHolly Report 22 Aug 2014 12:02

There are a few right up there.......but for me it has to be...

Cinema Paradiso.


Persephone Report 6 Aug 2014 23:25

Rear Window
Cinema Paradiso
Lovers of the Artic Circle
History of Violence
I've Loved you so long
The Hunt

and for fun Hot Fuzz.


Florence61 Report 28 Jul 2014 00:09

graham, srangely i watched the film sleepy hollow last night. i thought it was a chiller film but humerous at the same time.

but all those heads.....oh my thank goodness there was some humour. it also reminded me of those old movies with christopher Lee and peter cushion!!

Out of Africa is also a fav of mine.
in the hebrides :-)


Iris Report 26 Jul 2014 15:47

pretty woman (in fact most of Julia Roberts films)...the lord of the rings trilogy.. Avatar.. most of the all singing ,dancing ones (to many to name ). could have a list a long as my arm , iris :-)


AnnCardiff Report 23 Jul 2014 23:53

just remembered

"Very Annie Mary" - a terrific film made in Wales with Jonathon Price, Hugh Griffith and Ruth Madoc amongst others - well worth a watch

Stacey out of Gavin and Stacey also in it


SuffolkVera Report 23 Jul 2014 14:12

Most of my favourites are older films, though I love The Lord of the Rings trilogy. I agree with AnnCardiff on Some Like It Hot, Singing In The Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Les Mis, and I'd also add Calamity Jane.

But my all time favourite film is The Lion In Winter. Saw it in the '60s and saw it again recently and still loved it.


Mersey Report 23 Jul 2014 12:04

The Colour Purple
Boys Town
Pay it Forward
Book Thief
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
I am Sam
Patch Adams
To Kill a Mocking Bird
City of Angels

I literally could go on and on........ :-)


K Report 22 Jul 2014 06:14

Avatar with 3D takes some beating :-D


AnnCardiff Report 21 Jul 2014 14:49

Some like it hot
Singing in the Rain
The Sting
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
North West Frontier
Ben Hur
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Les Mis

to name but a few :-D :-D :-D :-D


Graham Report 21 Jul 2014 10:19

I'd forgotten about Labrynth. That was the film with David Bowie wasn't it?
I haven't seen those other 2 films. I'll have to look out for those ;-)


Sarah Report 21 Jul 2014 04:52

The Road Home, Labirynth, Dark Crystal


AnninGlos Report 26 Feb 2014 10:30

We had not been to the cinema for many many years until last year. Since then we have been four times. I enjoyed Les Miserables but preferred the stage show. A Song for Marian was very good, Philomena was excellent and Saving Mr Banks was good too.

I did enjoy Mama Mia

I don't think I really have a favourite film though. I'd probably have to go back to films like Sleepless in seattle, Officer and a Gentleman and others in that era.


Graham Report 25 Feb 2014 17:56

What's your favourite film?
I like Sleepy Hollow with Johnny Depp & Christina Ricci. It's nothing like the original story by Washington Irving. Which is probably not a bad thing. ;-) The film contains some dark humour, which I like. And I think Tim Burton & Johnny Depp work well together. And, of course, the film has Christina Ricci in it ;-) :-)