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1) A Tale Of 2 Sisters (Korean) 2) Higher Learning (American) 3) Bruce Lee - Big Boss (Hong Kong) 4) Trainspotting (British) 5) Long Da Lishkara (Panjabi) no particular order, my fave genre of fi

In no particular order... Back To The Future The Rocky Horror Picture Show Aliens Star Wars Toy Story Man, it's hard just selecting 5 only but I KNOW that Back To The Future is going to be in an

Godfather - Genius from Copolla. You come for the violence but you stay for the family drama. Kill Bill - A beautiful story about badla (revenge). My sisters could do a lot worse to watch and learn h

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The exrosist(1973 version)

The omen (1970s version.not that new one)

Final fantasy 7 advent children

Clockwork orange

Pulp fiction

Fistful of dollars

The good bad and ugly

For a few dollars more

Lord of the rings trilogy

Blade runner

why do you/anyone like horror films? What is it about horror that appeals?

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The Matrix

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Saving Private Ryan

Bourne Trilogy (I know its cheating)

Lord Of the Rings I (I know its cheating)


Blade Runner

Enter the Dragon

The Godfather

Apocalypse Now

The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The Shinning

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Here are my favorite ( not in particular order). I got 8 tb blu ray movie collection..hardly get a time to watch tv let alone blu ray movies though its good i like to keep it that way..once an while its ok (gottta balance social and sikhi life).

1. Matrix all series (hence: neo :D - N30 )

2. Blood Diamond

3. Inception

4. Constantine (love great graphics of hell and heaven)

5. All ghost possession movies (love concept of faith beating devil/maya)

6. The bourne series

7. Body of lies

8. All spy/CIA type movies.

9. Batman trilogy :D

10. Lord of the rings series

Hindi Movies (like revolutionary types not crappy luvly-dubly ones)

1. Maachis

2. Moksha

3. Banaras

4. Bombay

5. Dil See

6. Krantiveer

7. All ajay devgan, nanapatekar, amir khan movies which are revolutionary touches social issues.

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Okay, in no particular order. Some good ones:

The dark knight (rises?) - The one with the joker guy who killed himself

The warrior (Brit/Indian film about the Kshattri who rejects the warrior way, I think it was a Channel 4 production?)

West is west - modern Panjabi film

Oh brother where art thou - those Cohen brothers can make a film!

Goodfellas (Joe Pesci scared the tutti out of me)

The exorcist (original)

An American werewolf in London

Most old Hammer house of horror films

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On the subject of Inception I found that movie to be rather excellent. The concepts of dreams within dreams, alternate realities, etc., is very cool. Chris Nolan is a talented guy and as a Batman fan total respect to him for endowing the character with a bit of respect after the dodgy Batman Forever and Batman and Robin. I've not seen Dark Knight Rises as I don't like going to the cinema but I've pre-ordered the trilogy on Blu-ray so hopefully I'll catch the film before the end of the year.

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Have you guys watched the movie - The Grey. I just saw it last night....its amazing..lots of symbolism at the end..i know many didn't like the ending but i love the ending- man facing his death looking into the eyes of wolf (kaal) ....!!

Once more into the fray...

Into the last good fight I'll ever know...

Live and die on this day...

Live and die on this day...

:D :D :D

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Have you guys watched the movie - The Grey. I just saw it last night....its amazing..lots of symbolism at the end..i know many didn't like the ending but i love the ending- man facing his death looking into the eyes of wolf (kaal) ....!!

Once more into the fray...

Into the last good fight I'll ever know...

Live and die on this day...

Live and die on this day...

:D :D :D

Amazing film with lots of great symbolism.

Liam Neeson's a great actor. A random part that gutted me was where the last guy had to cross the cliff and jump onto the tree. I knew something was going to go wrong and I'm dead, dead afraid of heights.

How do you overcome this? Lol

I have acrophobia and claustrophobia. I must have died recently due to falling from a high altitude or getting crushed in a cave while exploring in one of my last lives. :o

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How do you overcome this? Lol

Ermmm, try skydiving tandem jump..its amazing experience..i was afraid of heights myself did the skydive back in 2007..fear is gone as soon you jump too much adrenaline running through at that moment...lol..!!

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