Is this the best movie ever made?

Teleguy61

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Don't forget that "Casablanca" was made in 1942, right in the heart of World War 2. So the scene where the German Army is drowned out by patrons singing the French Anthem was tremendously impactful on the big screen to viewers. Watching that movie today without understanding the context of when it was released robs it of just how powerful that movie was.

Just a great movie.

Yes indeed, and I do understand.
One of few very anti-**** movies made prewar and in the early stages.
 

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Engine Swap

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Small, but powerful:
  • Alice in the Cities
  • Little Fugitive
  • Two-lane Blacktop
  • Night the Living Dead
  • Murder by Contract
  • Army of Shadows
  • Diva
 

howardlo

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I just bought the Blueray of that last week. Funny thing is that when I was a kid in the 50’s we watched it numerous times on TV (of course B&W). It wasn’t until the early 60’s that we finally got to see it at a movie theater, when she got to Oz we were shocked it see that it was in color. We had always thought it was a B&W movie until then.
 




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