With the Oscars coming up this weekend, today we celebrate the movies! What are you favorite film scenes? Your favorite music from films? This is the place to share them!

I’ll handle some of the classics!

Citizen Kane

Casablanca

Some Like It Hot

Duck Soup

Singing In The Rain

The Godfather

And just for a twist in this lineup…

The Big Lebowski

The Lib abides. Your turn!

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Le Facteur
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Le Facteur

Ok guys you got it going on here. Now how do you embed the videos?

Haruko Haruhara
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Hi, Postman!

You’re a warrior!

Smiley

Le Facteur
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Le Facteur

HH! Good to see you.

Buddy McCue
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It’s easy. Just copy and paste the URL of a YouTube video, but put a “v” after the “http”

That’s all there is to it. Plus, since you can edit your comments here, it doesn’t hurt to try different things to see if they work.

Le Facteur
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Le Facteur

Thanks Buddy

Buddy McCue
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Not Friday anymore, (and others have put up plenty of Pulp Fiction music,) but I wanted to add this. It is the opening theme to the movie, performed by Dick Dale:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFrDSFzlKwE

I have always liked the exotic sound of this song, but did not know where it came from until recently. It turns out that the song “Misirlou” (which means “Egyptian Girl”) has been popular all over the Middle East, in Greece, in the Balkans, and in Jewish Klezmer music! Who knew? (I didn’t anyway.)

To compare, listen to this more traditional treatment from Greek television, where it is being used as background music for a famous bellydancer. Listen to the melody… yep, it’s the same as the surf music melody:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQm7RFn0mlM

I love this song!

Khirad
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I still want to see these movies.

From the movie “No One Knows about Persian Cats”

Blues from Mirza – Emshab

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5q1Xt78wp4

Metal from Nik Aeen – Hesar Na

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHfaQW5ce5k

From the movie “Glass House”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGLenruJdmI

That’s just raw. If rap had not existed, I’m convinced Iranians would have created it. It still has a sense of purpose there, too.

KB723
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KB723

Khirad. Metal from Nik Aeen — Hesar Na
This is Awesome!!! Thanks for posting, I never would
have know there is Metal over there. These guys remind me of
Sepultura.

Khirad
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What happens when you mix a little Phantom of the Opera and Hamlet à la the The Murder of Gonzago on a Bollywood screen?

Cheesetastic fabulousness.

httpsh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2wwU9x0R0g

Doesn’t hurt that Deepika Padukone is totally hawt, either.

LFer
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LFer

Phantom of the Opera? No, no, no. Try Phantom of the Paradise.

2ndClassCitizenPundit
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Oh gods, that looks horrible.

I loved “Music of the Night”, from the original.

Khirad
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I’ve actually seen that. 😉

ChrisR266
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excuse me, that would be “fabulousity”

Khirad
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I briefly debated which variant sounded more fabulous.

LFer
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LFer

Here is a wonderful indy film you’ll never see at the Oscars: Ink. Movies can be art and entertainment at the same time. Watch it on Hulu and enjoy.

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBGeErufQdY]

Khirad
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Indie Movie Explodes on BitTorrent, Makers Bless Piracy
http://torrentfreak.com/indie-movie-explodes-on-bittorrent-makers-bless-piracy-091110/

You see asshats like Time Warner (YouTube)?!

It HELPS you!

The Dood
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The Dood

Good night all…I’ll leave you with this!…

2ndClassCitizenPundit
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That was a pretty good CGI, I have to admit.

chasethis
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chasethis

The Dood abides. Too sweet. Good night.

chasethis
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chasethis

Now that all the videos are missing, the thread moves much faster. 🙄

chasethis
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chasethis

All the videos are missing. WTF?

Kalima
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They are back up as far as I can see chase, might have been due to a bit of tweaking behind the curtain. Flap off?

If you still can’t see them, empty your Cache and restart your computer.

chasethis
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chasethis

Kalima, I restarted Firefox. All is well. Thanks.

Kalima
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Great, I’ll get back to my cleaning. If you need me just holler, or leave a message with the kitties. 😉

The Dood
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The Dood

Chase…I still see them…

chasethis
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chasethis

Dood–Mine have been missing for awhile. I’ll reboot.

The Dood
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The Dood

Some Marx Bros….

The Dood
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The Dood

More “Pulp Fiction”…

Redemption Song
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Redemption Song

…weird religious beliefs aside, a man with rythm is a beautiful thing.

[img]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SivKzsZOf_o[/img]

chasethis
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chasethis

Dood, this is much better quality than I could get my fingers on earlier. Any move in which John dances is a treat for me.

The Dood
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The Dood

Quentin Tarantino films usually have good soundtracks….

LFer
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LFer

Dood, I really hope this is the song you meant to link to.
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaVNfZWBVhQ]

The Dood
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The Dood

Was going to but went with the more “obscure” one…!

chasethis
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chasethis

Dood. Change “usually” to “always.”

The Dood
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The Dood

Chase! 🙂
I think I really meant some are better than others…the Pulp Fiction soundtrack is one of my favs!!

chasethis
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chasethis

Mine, too, Dood. Coen Bros are a close second.

The Dood
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The Dood

Oooooo…that’s almost a toss-up for me!!

LFer
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LFer

All these award shows make me think of the song “Show Biz Kids” by Steely Dan.

“Show biz kids making movies
Of themselves you know they
Don’t give a fuck about anybody else

While the poor people sleepin’
With the shade on the light
While the poor people sleepin’
All the stars come out at night”

I apologize for being so cynical. I hope the folks who are into that stuff enjoy the show. It’s just not my cup of tea.

chasethis
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chasethis

LFer. I love that people make movies. It’s one of the few industries we have left in this country. I doubt that they make them to win awards. I could be wrong, but I don’t think so.

LFer
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LFer

Chase, I enjoy movies too. It’s all those awards shows – Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, Younameits – that I can’t stand. They’re such self-congratulatory BS, an entire industry participating in a giant circle jerk. Gag.

chasethis
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chasethis

LFer, I see your point, but those shows showcase new commercials, new creative, ad sales. That’s an industry all to itself and it employs people like me and thousands of others. So, I’m all good with it. I don’t watch it much, but I support it.

chasethis
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chasethis

The Dood
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The Dood

Lemme see if I can get this to work….

chasethis
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chasethis

And, one more. Cat/Yusef Harold and Maude trailer.

KillgoreTrout
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chase, great find. I absolutely love this movie and soundtrack. One of the greatest love stories ever told, with a touch of anti-war.

Redemption Song
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Redemption Song

Nice, Chase. One of my favorite Cat Stevens (beautiful, no?) songs, Rubylove:

2ndClassCitizenPundit
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I miss Ruth Gordon.

Bud Cort later suffered a terrible car accident and years of therapy and surgery. I was glad to hear that he has started working again.

KillgoreTrout
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Ruth Gordon was the best. An 80 year old hippie.

Khirad
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Omkara – Beedi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDHke6gJWEg

Actually a rare high brow Indian movie too, based on Othello. Who am I kidding though? I like this clip because of Bipasha.

[img]http://www.cinemagupshup.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Bipasha-Basu-Hot-Photo-Shoot.jpg[/img]