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Favorite non-anime movies or shows to rewatch watch
Topic by: RParson
Posted: March 31, 2005 - 10:19 AM PST
Last Reply: April 8, 2005 - 4:14 AM PDT

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RParson
post #1  on March 31, 2005 - 10:19 AM PST  
Since the anime version of this is a fairly popular topic, I thought I'd start a similar topic of the non-anime flavor.

My first choice to watch and rewatch is The Prisoner with Patrick McGoohan.

It's almost 40 years old now, but it's probably even more relevant to our modern society than it was back in the '60s. Excellent stuph.

Robert
hamano
post #2  on March 31, 2005 - 2:51 PM PST  
My all time most rewatched is probably Tampopo. I still spot new stuff in it every time I watch it. There are lots of excellent movies that I've rewatched more than 5 times, but Tampopo is well into the double digits.
IronS
post #3  on April 1, 2005 - 1:14 PM PST  
Jeeves and Wooster is always fun.
jross3
post #4  on April 1, 2005 - 1:45 PM PST  
Anyone know kids or people that have them? (ahh, lots of hands, good)

The most tolerable movies I can re-watch have been Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Shrek, Snow Dogs, and Jurassic Park, however, could not handle the pressure of frequent viewing, so they all "ran away".
"Yes, josh, tapes can run away too. They have wheels inside them, you know." "Then it's a good thing Increbles is on TVD, huh?" "Yeah.... that's great..."
woozy
post #5  on April 1, 2005 - 2:35 PM PST  
Most rewatchable tv for me is definately the simspons. Must have seen each one at least ten times ...

Buffy...

Movies... Antonia and Jane, Muriels wedding, The ruling class, Any of the beatles movies (gad, haven't seen any of those in years), Monty Python and the holy grail (but not any of the other python movies), Galipoli, City Lights, Modern Times, and the Great Dictator.
hamano
post #6  on April 1, 2005 - 3:15 PM PST  
> On April 1, 2005 - 2:35 PM PST woozy wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> Muriels wedding

Oh, yeah, that's a great one, but you gotta have some tolerance for the ABBA songs. They were really big in Australia, even more so than they were in North America. I wanna see that again. I'm gonna buy it someday....
dh22
post #7  on April 1, 2005 - 4:31 PM PST  
Shows - CSI, The Simpsons, Farscape, Seinfeld

Movies - The Color Purple, The Shawshenk Redemption

Everytime one of these is on TNT or HBO I end up watching it.
woozy
post #8  on April 1, 2005 - 5:19 PM PST  
> Oh, yeah, that's a great one, but you gotta have some tolerance for the ABBA songs.

Heh. heh. I *like* ABBA.

> They were really big in Australia, even more so than they were in North America.

Maybe if I had to suffer them that much I'd have a harder time finding them just so darn... amusing.

How could I have forgotten one of the most rewatchable of all movies. Jules Et Jim (definately the one you'll be least embarrassed to admit you like watching over and over. "What? That copy of 'Teenage Catgirls in Heat'? Oh, that must be something that came in the mail and made such a little impression on me that I forgot I had it....")
RParson
post #9  on April 1, 2005 - 7:17 PM PST  
> On April 1, 2005 - 5:19 PM PST woozy wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> > Oh, yeah, that's a great one, but you gotta have some tolerance for the ABBA songs.
>
> Heh. heh. I *like* ABBA.

I bought the Abba 4 CD set "Thank You For The Music." It's got all thier great hits, most of thier not so great hits, and some unreleased songs. I think the best part though is the Swedish/Spanish/German version of "Ring Ring" and the French/Swedish version of "Waterloo."

Disco as an artform was under appreciated.

Robert
ahogue
post #10  on April 1, 2005 - 8:23 PM PST  
> On March 31, 2005 - 10:19 AM PST RParson wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> Since the anime version of this is a fairly popular topic, I thought I'd start a similar topic of the non-anime flavor.
>
> My first choice to watch and rewatch is The Prisoner with Patrick McGoohan.
>
> It's almost 40 years old now, but it's probably even more relevant to our modern society than it was back in the '60s. Excellent stuph.
>
> Robert
> ---------------------------------

When I was in high school I memorized all the lines from three or four Prisoner episodes in their entirety. Probably could still recite bits of them.

Naturally, I don't watch them anymore. :)
ahogue
post #11  on April 1, 2005 - 8:34 PM PST  
As far as TV shows, I wouldn't mind rewatching sometime:

Freaks and Geeks
Smiley's People and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (with Alec Guinness)
Jeeves and Wooster
Twin Peaks (already watched many times)
The Ali G Show

Movies:

A Man Escaped and Pickpocket
Solaris, Sacrifice
Most of Herzog's except for the one with the dwarves
Touch of Evil
Young Frankenstein
Annie Hall

Eh...that list would go on too long.
woozy
post #12  on April 2, 2005 - 12:48 AM PST  
> Disco as an artform was under appreciated.
>


Oh, I wouldn't go *that* far! ;)

I just have to really admire a group that's not afraid to be sincerely cheesily upbeat. I prefer ABBA to take me by surprise and catch me smiling with my guard down. I don't think I'd actually want to *own* any ABBA (well maybe deep down in my bottom dresser drawer with that copy of "Teenage Catgirls in Heat", a can of cheez-wiz, my manuscript for "The Famous Women of Oz", and my love letters to Michelle Kwan).
hamano
post #13  on April 2, 2005 - 5:13 AM PST  
> On April 1, 2005 - 8:34 PM PST ahogue wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> Jeeves and Wooster

Yay, another Jeeves and Wooster fan! Now there's at least 3 of us...
How does it feel when you marry your ideal?
Ever so goosey goosey goosey goooooooosey....


I'm a rabid fan of House MD on Fox, but I have to confess a lot of that is just watching Hugh Laurie act really mean. It's doubly funny because of my awareness of how well he played up the dumb upper class twit as Bertie.

> Twin Peaks (already watched many times)
> Most of Herzog's except for the one with the dwarves

You can't be against dwarves and still claim to like Twin Peaks! ?sevrawd naciremA ekil ylno uoy, tahW
woozy
post #14  on April 2, 2005 - 9:28 AM PST  
> > Twin Peaks (already watched many times)
> > Most of Herzog's except for the one with the dwarves
>
> You can't be against dwarves and still claim to like Twin Peaks! ?sevrawd naciremA ekil ylno uoy, tahW
> ---------------------------------

*sigh* he never said he disliked dwarves ... just that he couldn't rewatch the one Herzog film with dwarves many times. He never said the reason was the dwarves... *sign*

vanjac
post #15  on April 2, 2005 - 9:40 AM PST  
> On April 1, 2005 - 8:34 PM PST ahogue wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> As far as TV shows, I wouldn't mind rewatching sometime:
>
> Freaks and Geeks
> Smiley's People and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (with Alec Guinness)
> Jeeves and Wooster
> Twin Peaks (already watched many times)
> The Ali G Show
>
> Movies:
>
> A Man Escaped and Pickpocket
> Solaris, Sacrifice
> Most of Herzog's except for the one with the dwarves
> Touch of Evil
> Young Frankenstein
> Annie Hall
>
> Eh...that list would go on too long.
>
> ---------------------------------


Seeing "A Man Escaped", it recently got it from GC,
but the last couple minutes didn't play (I think it was the DVD, though I have a super-cheap DVD player).
I would like someone to email me the end if they recall it,
except my memory is so bad that I can't recall much except that its about a prison break. If I read the summary, most
of it might come back though.

The list of movies to see again is long for me too, but 1st I have to see the ones I have always wanted to and never had a chance. I am going to try Antonioni now.

Van
woozy
post #16  on April 2, 2005 - 10:02 AM PST  
> Seeing "A Man Escaped", it recently got it from GC,
> but the last couple minutes didn't play (I think it was the DVD, though I have a super-cheap DVD player).
> I would like someone to email me the end if they recall it,

If you mark the dvd as non-playing and request to ship another copy, GC usually pretty good about it.
Yowanda
post #17  on April 2, 2005 - 10:33 AM PST  
The Simpsons can definately be rewatched endlessly. We've seen them all a hundred times. I can rewatch Star Trek The Next Generation a lot too. As for movies, I like to rewatch Oh Brother Where Art Thou, Snatch, Bound, Clerks, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Bowwow
post #18  on April 2, 2005 - 1:30 PM PST  
I havent ever rewatched Jeeves and Wooster since I am currently watching them for the first time but I really like them and can see myself watching them again.

TV shows I could watch over and over:

The Twilight Zone
I Love Lucy
Battlestar Gallactica
Star Trek:TNG
The Simpsons
Absolutely Fabulous
Red Dwarf
Firefly
Jeeves and Wooster

Movies I like to watch over and over:

To Kill a Mockingbird
A Room With a View
Muriel's Wedding (although I cant watch this one because I didnt realize it wasnt on DVD when I gave away my video tape copy)
Pride and Prejudice (bbc mini-series from the 1990's)
Little Women
Bringing up Baby
Casablanca
Sabrina
Amelie
Bridget Jones's Diary
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Big Labowski


I am sure there are others but those are the ones that come to mind.

ahogue
post #19  on April 2, 2005 - 2:55 PM PST  
> On April 2, 2005 - 5:13 AM PST hamano wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> I'm a rabid fan of House MD on Fox, but I have to confess a lot of that is just watching Hugh Laurie act really mean. It's doubly funny because of my awareness of how well he played up the dumb upper class twit as Bertie.


I've seen a few ads for that and just watching him do a US accent is pretty entertaining, I must say.


>
> > Twin Peaks (already watched many times)
> > Most of Herzog's except for the one with the dwarves
>
> You can't be against dwarves and still claim to like Twin Peaks! ?sevrawd naciremA ekil ylno uoy, tahW
> ---------------------------------

Weeell, dancing, reverse-talking demon-dwarves are one thing. Dwarves yelling at each other over-and-over in German and beating each other up and setting things on fire for no particular reason is...something else entirely.
ahogue
post #20  on April 2, 2005 - 2:57 PM PST  
> On April 2, 2005 - 9:28 AM PST woozy wrote:
> ---------------------------------
> *sigh* he never said he disliked dwarves ... just that he couldn't rewatch the one Herzog film with dwarves many times. He never said the reason was the dwarves... *sign*
>
>
> ---------------------------------

I'm not saying it's a bad film really, but the stories about shooting it, and Herzog throwing hemself in the cactus to give the beleagered cast a laugh -- stuff like that -- those are a lot more interesting than the movie itself.
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