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Are movies good for you?????
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Haven't really seen any movies like that now that aren't anime and even those I have to refer to manga.

The only sort of philosophical freedom I've seen is in Books and manga.

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Movies have the unfortunate habit of being extremely expensive to make....which in needing to make profit....generally limits them as an artistic median in an inherit and direct manner.

I think a good deal of movies have taken the time to address philosophic conundrums in at least an indirect means. Neo being "the one" doesn't make the matrix not an interesting take on the way we experience life as we perceive it.

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Although I consider manga form of art, as well, I do not appreciate it much.

I love music, though. One of the best movies I have seen in recent times is Howl (2010).

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Some movies are , personally i love the film taxi driver its very psychological and the way the protaginist lives is very intresting to me.

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utopiafrets Wrote:Some movies are , personally i love the film taxi driver its very psychological and the way the protaginist lives is very intresting to me.


Wow old thread.

Yeah I like Taxi Driver too.

The main character is a like a reminder of the common man behind a shell that is two steps away from going medievil on the world around him.

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Usual Suspects and Memento are pretty good..

I also like The Brave One, although it's a bit too Hollywoodian the theme is cool.

And a very good film I've seen (but I can't remember the name), if anyone knows this film can you please tell me what it's called? It's an anime movie about a girl who goes in a village with her parents, but the adults are transformed into pigs and the girl takes some kind of bridge to another world/place... I don't remember exactly Biggrin and it seems very weird like that, but it was a good film.

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Crow Wrote:Usual Suspects and Memento are pretty good..

I also like The Brave One, although it's a bit too Hollywoodian the theme is cool.

And a very good film I've seen (but I can't remember the name), if anyone knows this film can you please tell me what it's called? It's an anime movie about a girl who goes in a village with her parents, but the adults are transformed into pigs and the girl takes some kind of bridge to another world/place... I don't remember exactly Biggrin and it seems very weird like that, but it was a good film.

Liked the usual suspects myself.

Also the movie you are talking about is called spirited away which was made by miyazaki(The disney of anime).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirited_Away

Recommend another one of his works Princess Mononoke.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayao_Miyazaki

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Some can be - films like Inception and Donnie Darko which change the way you see things a little, and test your psyche, they're good for you.

However, romance films and action films can skew your sense of reality and ruin what you have, because you're always wanting what you see in the movies.

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Hannah-chan Wrote:However, romance films and action films can skew your sense of reality and ruin what you have, because you're always wanting what you see in the movies.

Twilight Hannah? Laugh

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Yeah, that kind of movie. I'm not going to just pick on Twilight, because most romantic films are like that.

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Watch Limitless Its fantastic also source code you have to pay attention to that movie
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