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Old 11-21-2012, 08:31 PM   #1
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Question Under appreciated scenes!

I watched There Will Be Blood and the final thirty mins were terrific, but I couldn't help but notice that one scene is barely mentioned that is specifically powerful (Bastard in a Basket scene) but has all the hype sucked away like a milkshake by the following scene which everyone talks about.

So, is there any scenes in films that you feel get ignored or over looked due to other elements of the film?
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So, is there any scenes in films that you feel get ignored or over looked due to other elements of the film?
Yes, you probably know two lines from "Jerry Maguire". Now name a third one.

Bonus points if you know a third line from "Scarface".
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Yes, you probably know two lines from "Jerry Maguire". Now name a third one.

Bonus points if you know a third line from "Scarface".
'This town's like a great big chicken just waiting to get plucked'
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'This town's like a great big chicken just waiting to get plucked'
Is that Jerry MacGuire or Scarface?

I can see it working for both actually!
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Is that Jerry MacGuire or Scarface?

I can see it working for both actually!
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The opening scene of The Social Network is a perfect example of modern film making at it's best. Everything is firing on all cylinders. The acting is perfect, the dialogue is just impeccable thanks to a brilliant script by Sorkin, and the direction by Fincher is incredible. Not to forget, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross's chilling score. The first 10 minutes of this film are nearly flawless.
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"Expectations vs. Reality" in (500) Days of Summer.

Annie singing "Seems Like Old Times" in Annie Hall.

Walking on the moon (second monolith) in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

The "defective players" argument in Moneyball.

Dinner argument in Rushmore.

Train crash in Hugo.

Matt finds Brian Sheer on a beach in The Descendants.

Antoine steals the typewriter in The 400 Blows.

Traffic jam in 8 1/2.

George listening to Peppy's interview at the restaurant in The Artist.

I also totally agree with the person above me. That's easily one of my all-time favorite movies, and the first 10 minutes or so indicate an instant classic.

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