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My 20 Current Favorites and 20 That Will Likely Make The Cut After A Second Viewing.

by Samurai Panda Poetry
My 20 Current Favorites and 20 That Will Likely Make The Cut After A Second Viewing. by Samurai Panda Poetry
This might be a little weird, but I won’t place a film in my favorite list unless I’ve seen it more than once. There might be love at first viewing, but I need it to be reconfirmed before I take the film to bed with me. The first 20 here are my current favorites, arranged as most favorite towards the top (but it’s not an exact science), and the second 20 are my honorable mentions that will more than likely replace something in my favorites list after I get around to seeing it again. The only exception is The Human Condition, an epic I’ve only seen once but was so affected and astonished by the film it found it’s way right into the top of… Read more

This might be a little weird, but I won’t place a film in my favorite list unless I’ve seen it more than once. There might be love at first viewing, but I need it to be reconfirmed before I take the film to bed with me. The first 20 here are my current favorites, arranged as most favorite towards the top (but it’s not an exact science), and the second 20 are my honorable mentions that will more than likely replace something in my favorites list after I get around to seeing it again. The only exception is The Human Condition, an epic I’ve only seen once but was so affected and astonished by the film it found it’s way right into the top of my list. My criteria isn’t so concrete, but it’s a culmination of emotional, intellectual or cinematic impact and importance, replay value, entertainment value, it’s impact on the way I view films and the world around me and the emotional and intellectual connection it creates with me. Or maybe I just really like watching it. That’s good enough.

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