11 votes

Time For My Sunday-Nightly Double-Feature Picture-Show

(Note: The title of this post is an homage, as in Every film is ultimately an homage to Citizen Kane.)

I caught a double-feature tonight that I can recommend to almost everyone on Daily Paul. Good Morning Vietnam and The Campaign.

Good Morning Vietnam
http://youtu.be/JLdPcqJUKA0

The Campaign

http://youtu.be/hM9uFaGGVwk

Wrap it up with the Good Morning soundtrack:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqL6OQ9zQv8&list=PL7B47DC8823...
and that's a good night.
Anyone got a suggestion for Sunday Night?




Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

A Little Girl Questioned a Monkey in a Zoo:

...Why Do You Live Here?
...Isn't it nicer where you came from?

With these words I present the preface to:
"MONTENEGRO"...or "Pigs and Pearls" (1981)
(Caution: This is NOT for children...Susan Anspach is HOT!)

http://youtu.be/Uaf6lRpIsxs

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

jrd3820's picture

How 'bout a trilogy tonight?

Indiana Jones. But just the 1st 3. Or really just Temple of Doom. That is the only one that matters. In all of cinematic history this is the worst scene ever. With the heart. And then he pulls it out of his chest. And it's all beating still and bleeding.


http://youtu.be/mk2E1CoGe98

Are you a fan of 'Newsies'?

Yes you are
...

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

jrd3820's picture

Nothing can break us no one can make us give our rights away

Of course I like Newsies. Ok, if you are choosing Newsies, we need a second one so after Newsies I am going with Stand By Me.

http://youtu.be/QFxcHcvEibE

The Fountainhead and Young Frankenstein

When I first started socializing with Sugar and Bud, they had a VIDEOTAPE of these two films, and we joked about it being an almost perfect double feature. First, since they're both in black & white, there is no jarring transition shifting into or out of color. Upon further reflection we determined that they are also both celebrations of the mind.

Also Patricia Neal and Teri Garr, each in their respective primes! (insert expected sexist pig comment here-- excluding "What great knockers!" as I've already claimed it, but I leave Frau Blucher)
What's more, Peter Boyle and Gary Cooper each give, at once, the most wooden AND passionate performances of their careers.

edit, other pairings:

Q & Z(& throw in O for a triple-play)
Paint Your Wagon & Bandits

dynamite anthrax supreme court white house tea party jihad
======================================
West of 89
a novel of another america
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/161155#longdescr

jrd3820's picture

Ladykillers & Anna Karenina

This one is hilarious Chris, I think you might like it.


http://youtu.be/oB5ISdyyhX0

1935 Anna Karenina with Greta Garbo. Idk why I chose these two together, it just happened like that.

http://youtu.be/KwYS7BYIIag

You thought Anna Karenina was hilarious?

weirdo...

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

jrd3820's picture

No! Ladykillers with Tom Hanks

Watch it if ya can, you will love it. I know you will. It includes amazing vocab with a great darkly humorous plot.

OK - right. That does make more sense...

Ladykillers was funny and indeed zany as well. Those crazy guys!

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

jrd3820's picture

What About Bob & Funny Farm


http://youtu.be/OIar_EF7_gY

Ok, I know this isn't the right trailer for this movie, but I love it. Great movie also.


http://youtu.be/xp50ckP5s3A

That Funny Farm recut was awesome...

love those recuts!

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

Brazil and...


http://youtu.be/NcKlDMYnmug

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

SteveO24's picture

Scent of a Woman and Dead Poets Society

Better Off Dead - Christmas


http://youtu.be/aANsVptwrLw

Gremlins Watch Snow White


http://youtu.be/RN16Wgp48MI

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Seabiscuit

Cinderella Man.

On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.

jrd3820's picture

Fountainhead and Scotland PA

OK Chris, love for Ayn Rand and I know your a fan also. The I also know you like words and lit and whatnot, have you seen Scotland PA? It is hilarious and is a retelling of Macbeth. I thought after Fountainhead some humor (while dark humor) would be in order.

The Fountainhead from Agora on Vimeo.


http://youtu.be/jmxpGAv0qQM

I'll check that out, definitely.

I'll have to try watching Fountainhead again, alone, without distractions.

Seen Strange Brew? It's actually based on Hamlet. LOL.

Going even further back, Ulysses is retold brilliantly in Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

Tremors and...

???

Bride of Chucky???

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru, then either...

Tavernmaid scene:


http://youtu.be/nr2d6PsRpsc

Car singing scene from Tommy Boy:


http://youtu.be/ygng9JQIKZw

Waterboy or Tommy Boy. All three explore the theme of man rising to a challenge and coming out better at the end of it. A short comedy, or a couple episodes of Scrubs will help round out the longer, more painful, and devastatingly memorable Ikiru - To Live.

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

'Network' and 'Thank You For Smoking'

Network was actually a mediocre movie but worth watching for the Peter Finch scenes like this most famous one:

http://youtu.be/3Rtl4pdFMW8

Thank You For Smoking, however, is great through and through:

http://youtu.be/eW87GRmunMY

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

what?????

you mean your not watching simpsons, family guy and american dad????

what's wrong with you

i love all these shows,,,,, however learning how liberal the simpson writers are,,,, and hearing some of mcFarlane's stance makes me dislike him as well

looking past ideology,,
these shows are awesome,,,,, american dad the best---- roger is the man

i'm addicted to netflix's documentaries,,,,, and house of cards is really good---- the one about a corrupt congressman

also can you beliebve they still haven't got dr pauls FOR LIBERTY
with 17 reviews, most 5 stars

Sorry - don't have a tv.

probably because I've seen the film Naked Lunch:

http://youtu.be/Q0fhzA_j6lQ

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

Philip Stuart Hoffman was in the Big Lebowski

Brazil is another good flick:

http://youtu.be/4Wh2b1eZFUM

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

jrd3820's picture

What a cool thread Pol Pot

So how does it work in here? Do I get to post any movie clips or are we staying liberty themed? Can I post whenever or just on Sundays?

Double features - two movies that go good together...

preferably a drama and a comedy, or a dramedy and a commie-drama, or action and a comedy, or any of the above.

Political/educational slant is good/great, old or new, original or cheap name-stealing knock-off, indie or big screen.

Wag The Dog, Dave, THX-1138, The first Matrix, Running Man, Brazil, Canadian Bacon, Team America World Police, Megamind... these are just examples of the types of movies you might post here.

Potential Annualized National Debt Allowance - a look back at 40 years of PANDA diplomacy next Pandaline

SteveO24's picture

What about

Clips from some of your favorite movies?