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post #61 of 401
Can I submit an underrated TV show? Keen Eddie was a shortlived British/American crossover cop show with Sienna Miller and that guy who's now doing Human Target, and it was fucking hilarious. El Mariachi is sort of famous as the predecessor to Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico, but once you realize it was filmed for a total budget of $7,000 and all of Rodriguez's blood, sweat and tears, it is kind of astonishing.
post #62 of 401
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El Mariachi is sort of famous as the predecessor to Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico, but once you realize it was filmed for a total budget of $7,000 and all of Rodriguez's blood, sweat and tears, it is kind of astonishing.

I agree with you about El Mariachi, but I do remember that when all the hullabaloo and hype about it costing $7,000 was in the press at the time, it was also pointed out that Columbia Pictures, who bought the US distribution rights, spent an additional $50,000 or so on a technical 'tarting up' prior to its release (a 16mm to 35mm film transfer and new post-production sound design were mentioned IIRC).

Still, agreed, a good choice
post #63 of 401
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

I just watched it a few weeks ago, it's on hulu.com (or similar) so it's easy to find nowadays.

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Assault on Precinct 13 (original version) and its more recent French remake "Wasp's Nest".

Nid de guêpes, whew Nadia Farès is hot, and and I was laughing so hard when that dude dropped the beatbox.

And if you like Charlotte Rampling young, check out the uncut version of Vanishing Point; or if you like her Conne-style then go for Immortel. Linda Hardy...yowza.
post #64 of 401
Check out Wild Side, it has one of Christopher Walken's best performances!
post #65 of 401
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I just watched it a few weeks ago, it's on hulu.com (or similar) so it's easy to find nowadays.



Nid de guêpes, whew Nadia Farès is hot, and and I was laughing so hard when that dude dropped the beatbox.

And if you like Charlotte Rampling young, check out the uncut version of Vanishing Point; or if you like her Conne-style then go for Immortel. Linda Hardy...yowza.

Thanks for the suggestions!
post #66 of 401
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Boondock Saints

While I agree with you on Four Rooms, Boondock Saints is hardly underrated or unknown. Within the last few years it became a fratboy favorite. Same with Oldboy.
The other two Vengeance movies on the other hand are much less known than oldboy and I felt were a bit more raw and brutal.
post #67 of 401
Altman's 3 Women.
post #68 of 401
Most of these are "cult classics", not unknown but usually underrated: Harold and Maude This is Spinal Tap Attack of the Mushroom People The Blob THEM The Day the Earth Stood Still Kansas City Bombers Rollerball Soylent Green The Big Lebowski The Gods Must Be Crazy Bedazzled
post #69 of 401
DUNE (D. Lynch)

Yellowbeard (Chapman)

Non c'é due senza quattro
post #70 of 401
Hamburger Hill
post #71 of 401
the assasination of Jesse jame by the coward Robert ford ( this might be my favorite movie of all time. Everything about it is amazing. I don't know how many, if any, awards it has won, but it should win every award ever.) Let the right one in the weather man ( so fucking hilarious ) in Bruges ( also hilarious ) lord of war 2 days in Paris in the valley of ellah collateral ( ive seen this movie at least 40 times and it never gets old. Another one of my very top favorites. Another Michael Mann masterpiece. Cruise is so convincing in his role, foxx does unusually well, everything is perfect.) half Nelson cube (silly cult classic) these are the first few that come to mind. I'll have to puruse my collection at home.
post #72 of 401
Has Being There been mentioned. I think it is worth a mention.
post #73 of 401
I noticed a lot of good new shit on Netflix Instant today. These wouldn't be unknown to people into film, but among casual moviegoers yes:

John Sayles' Brother From Another Planet and Limbo
Louis Malle's au revoir les enfants
Hallstrom's My Life as a Dog
The Last Emperor - This movie was big, but is like, forgotten.
Being John Malkovich
Let the Right One In
Miller's Crossing - Forgotten Cohen gangster flick.
Kurosawa's Ikiru, Rashomon, 7 Samurai
Solaris - Not George Clooney version
The Bicycle Thief - Italian
Oldboy - Korean? version
Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin - propaganda classic
Bergman's Seventh Seal
Ive Loved You So Long French. cop-out ending, but Kristen Scott Thomas is great in the lead.
Bigger, Stronger, Faster Good steroids doc.
Black Hawk Down - Well known, but nobody really talks about what good film-making it is. It's the pinnacle of (non-campy) action movies, IMO. Fuck that Tom Hanks Private Ryan horseshit.
Everest Beyond the Limit - TV show that played on Discovery.
post #74 of 401
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning.

Bril
post #75 of 401
The Winslow Boy, also on netflix instant, i found moving
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