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Old 01-18-2009, 09:02 PM   #61
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Default Re: One of the most asked questions on the history of film.

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Are you serious with this bull****? You come at me with weak arguments and accuse me of not facilitating coherent debate? Let's get back to that original premise question...I seem to remember a certain high rise action movie called the Towering Inferno that came out in the 1970's. I guess Die Hard wasn't as original as you thought?

Is that your thing? You argue something that's inarguable [or that you're incapable of arguing], bring up awful points of debate and accuse the other guy of incoherent ramblings?

1) A debate involves two people. I'm the only making any points. You still can't defend your pick, just make lame attempts to discredit mine, which so far have failed.

2) Towering Inferno is about a newly constructed building that catches fire. Die Hard is about a cop from New York at a company Christmas party that is hijacked by terrorists and the building it's in is rigged with explosives. It has nothing to do with escaping a burning building. The plaza in Die Hard doesn't even explode till the final minutes.

T2 is nearly the exact same premise as T1 with a new robot and the kid is born. Are you that ****ing thick?
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Old 01-18-2009, 09:35 PM   #62
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pete likes movies to much. id guess you have over 200 dvds
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Old 01-18-2009, 10:10 PM   #63
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1) A debate involves two people. I'm the only making any points. You still can't defend your pick, just make lame attempts to discredit mine, which so far have failed.

2) Towering Inferno is about a newly constructed building that catches fire. Die Hard is about a cop from New York at a company Christmas party that is hijacked by terrorists and the building it's in is rigged with explosives. It has nothing to do with escaping a burning building. The plaza in Die Hard doesn't even explode till the final minutes.

T2 is nearly the exact same premise as T1 with a new robot and the kid is born. Are you that ****ing thick?

1] Once again, you're making this **** up from thin air

2.] two action movies involving high rise buildings? riiiiiiiight

3.] nobody likes you, go back to whatever it was that you were doing before the rock that was on top of you rolled off and shut the **** up

Seriously, what the it being the second movie have anything to do with the quality of the film?

Hey, LOOK AT ME! GODFATHER 2 IS CRAP BECAUSE IT WASN'T AN ORIGINAL PREMISE! Sound familiar?

You are literally the worst poster on this site. You post every once in awhile, and about absolutely nothing. You come out from your lurker's convention to delve into an argument you literally have not a single shred of knowledge about. How do you do it? Do you psyche yourself out? Do you just drink a lot before you power on your eMachines desktop? I'm actually jealous that you're able to do what it is you do. I couldn't do it. I mean, It's cool you have absolutely no self respect or integrity as an individual to be able to completely and utterly embarras yourself on a public forum. Yet, you keep coming back and back to do it. Props. You deserve it.

I hate to say it, because I adore your will and determination to be the single worst poster on ISH [a feat that seems impossible anyway], but you have to put on my ignore list. Yeah, I know. You don't care, and neither do I, and I don't even know why I'm telling you, maybe It's because you need to stop doing what you're doing for the good of yourself and the good of everyone else. Please don't reply, you would just be wasting your time.

And the real funny thing is, in a week or two, I'll have already completely forgot who the **** you are and why you're on my ignore list and I'll take you off, and then you'll remind me instantly and go right back on.

I thought I hated ˘ross√er a while back, but he's actually a cool guy. You, I just wish you never existed.
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Old 01-18-2009, 10:10 PM   #64
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Tango and Cash

best cheese ever

i mean there is a damn scene where they fight each other in monster trucks!


also, you simply cannot beat Ong Bak for insane action stunts

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Old 01-18-2009, 10:14 PM   #65
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pete likes movies to much. id guess you have over 200 dvds

200? I could have 200 movies from the past two years alone if I had it my way. My personal collection is almost 400, and It's growing every week. It's on hold right now because I don't like bank accounts [that's some y2k **** right there], but now I'm forced to get one I guess if I want to keep my Blockbuster account going.
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Old 01-18-2009, 10:22 PM   #66
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I liked Ronin the first time I saw it, but I probably have never seen it again. I don't know why, it's definitely not a movie I'd place on my top 20 list of actions films.

I wouldn't call Ronin an action film…

I enjoy it but it really has only one action scene, of which is renowned…

Anyways,

I liked Die Hard a smiggen better than T2, but thats just my opinion. I enjoyed both films and find them enjoyable today.

Anyways, carry on.
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Old 01-18-2009, 11:49 PM   #67
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Too many to name. In no order....

First Blood, Dirty Harry, Death Wish, Rambo 2, Commando, Total Recall, Terminator 1 and 2, Bullitt, Die Hard, Lethal Weapon and quite a few more.

If I had to choose a favorite it'd be First Blood or Rambo 2 right now.
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Old 01-19-2009, 12:29 AM   #68
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What is the best action film ever?

Predator
Kill Bill
Enter the Dragon
Speed
T:2
Saving Private Ryan
Gladiator
the Matrix
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Aliens
Die Hard 1 + 2

Honestly, I can't rank some of these films over one another. How can I justify ranking Die Hard over T2? It just can't be done. It's impossible.

Watching T2 right now inspired me to start this thread, but I'm sure watching Die Hard would make me change my mind. While T2 is probably the greatest and the best, watching Die Hard is like sticking a sawed off shotgun filled with lava spitting african fire ants up your ******* and pulling the trigger.

As far as I'm concerned: T2=Die Hard, therefore they cancel each other out, and every other great action film is fighting for second ala Bird mid 80's three point shootouts.

And can any other mundane, monotonous soundtrack like T2's make you want to rent a phaser gun and start shooting cybernetic organisms more? Don't think so.

Gladiator for me...Love that movie
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:19 AM   #69
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1] Once again, you're making this **** up from thin air

2.] two action movies involving high rise buildings? riiiiiiiight

3.] nobody likes you, go back to whatever it was that you were doing before the rock that was on top of you rolled off and shut the **** up

Seriously, what the it being the second movie have anything to do with the quality of the film?

Hey, LOOK AT ME! GODFATHER 2 IS CRAP BECAUSE IT WASN'T AN ORIGINAL PREMISE! Sound familiar?

You are literally the worst poster on this site. You post every once in awhile, and about absolutely nothing. You come out from your lurker's convention to delve into an argument you literally have not a single shred of knowledge about. How do you do it? Do you psyche yourself out? Do you just drink a lot before you power on your eMachines desktop? I'm actually jealous that you're able to do what it is you do. I couldn't do it. I mean, It's cool you have absolutely no self respect or integrity as an individual to be able to completely and utterly embarras yourself on a public forum. Yet, you keep coming back and back to do it. Props. You deserve it.

I hate to say it, because I adore your will and determination to be the single worst poster on ISH [a feat that seems impossible anyway], but you have to put on my ignore list. Yeah, I know. You don't care, and neither do I, and I don't even know why I'm telling you, maybe It's because you need to stop doing what you're doing for the good of yourself and the good of everyone else. Please don't reply, you would just be wasting your time.

And the real funny thing is, in a week or two, I'll have already completely forgot who the **** you are and why you're on my ignore list and I'll take you off, and then you'll remind me instantly and go right back on.

I thought I hated ˘ross√er a while back, but he's actually a cool guy. You, I just wish you never existed.

Pete why'd you aim this at DW?
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Old 09-09-2009, 12:19 PM   #70
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Heat will always hold that title to me. Doesn't get much grittier. Sets a pace that is very hard to match/replicate. Shoot outs are bar none most realistic you'll find. Superb cast. Very aesthetically pleasing. Very complex film, Mann's masterpiece.

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Old 09-09-2009, 12:28 PM   #71
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Old 09-09-2009, 12:30 PM   #72
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I'm going to throw in Casino Royale.
Am I the only one that thought this movie was terrible?
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Old 09-09-2009, 04:28 PM   #73
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Wow, I was way too harsh. DW and me are cool now. He's one of my favorite posters.
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Old 09-09-2009, 06:12 PM   #74
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Crank
T2
Speed
Doomsday
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:13 PM   #75
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Heat will always hold that title to me. Doesn't get much grittier. Sets a pace that is very hard to match/replicate. Shoot outs are bar none most realistic you'll find. Superb cast. Very aesthetically pleasing. Very complex film, Mann's masterpiece.


heat is a thriller for me, far to refined to be an action film.
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