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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 25/1/2014 4:44:31 PM   
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Sunset Boulevard - 8/10

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 20/2/2014 4:34:53 AM   
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Written On The Wind 9/10 In my opinion, Douglas Sirk's finest achievement.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 29/4/2014 8:57:55 AM   
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A Bout de Souffle

After reading about how this film was a milestone in cinema history I decided to check it out. But I just couldn't get into it. I believe that this is one of those films you can only enjoy if you saw it in the period it came out. It just seemed kind of messy and overacted to me at some points.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 29/4/2014 8:47:32 PM   
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Not per se. I watched it for the first time about 8 years ago (the UK dvd at the time) and loved it right away. Was my first time I saw a Godard picture,loved his films ever since.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 16/6/2014 12:21:06 PM   
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Was never too keen on A Bout de Souffle and I've seen the thing four times!

The Third Man 9.5/10 Gets better every time.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 21/6/2014 7:16:04 AM   
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Orpheus 5/5

Manhattan (One of Woody Allen's finest achievements. Both funny and very touching.) 5/5

Nothing Sacred (Anything with the great Carole Lombard is worth a watch.) 4/5

The Most Dangerous Game (Apart from a rather over the top performance by Leslie Banks, still a terrifically suspenseful film. Criterion have done a marvellous restoration.) 4/5

Trouble In Paradise (The great Ernst Lubitsch at his best.) 5/5

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 22/6/2014 5:00:13 PM   
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Rebecca- Hitchcock again proves why he is the master of suspense. Although I think this film has one of the most overrated twist endings of all time but that is more the fault of the book. I'd give it a 7/10.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 23/6/2014 1:16:47 PM   
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Plein soleil with Alain Delon - basically the first version of The Talented Mr Ripley. Delon's performance is terrific. And man, he was young then! Really liked it, so 9/10.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 26/6/2014 5:33:07 AM   
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Plein soleil with Alain Delon - basically the first version of The Talented Mr Ripley. Delon's performance is terrific. And man, he was young then! Really liked it, so 9/10.

It was his first starring role, and I agree with you, it's an excellent film, far better in my opinion than Minghella's version, which I found slow, dull and completely lacking in tension.

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RE: Recent Classics and The Great Musical Debate spinoff - 29/6/2014 12:53:09 PM   
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The 39 Steps (1935)

Holds up well for its time but not as good as I remember it being and certainly not one of Hitch's finer efforts- 7/10

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