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  1. 28 Jan '06 19:06
    I'm a film addict and want to know what other people thought of the films from last year.
    If you want to do a top five for the films already released this year then feel free.

    My top 5 of 2005 are:-

    1. Crash
    2. Cinderella man
    3. Batman Begins
    4. War of the Worlds
    5. The Interpreter
  2. 28 Jan '06 19:10
    Wrong forum.
  3. 28 Jan '06 20:48
    Originally posted by sammy7386
    I'm a film addict and want to know what other people thought of the films from last year.
    If you want to do a top five for the films already released this year then feel free.

    My top 5 of 2005 are:-

    1. Crash
    2. Cinderella man
    3. Batman Begins
    4. War of the Worlds
    5. The Interpreter
    Man, you're crazy if you don't include MILLION DOLLAR BABY! Hillary Swank did the best job anyone could do in that role. The film had many morals to the story. It had fabric. It had the best actors and actress of our time. Anything with Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and Hillary Swank rocks hard! That film will forever be a monument in the history of the art. Even the technicals were superb. The themes were continuous throughout. Sorry, I got my B.A. in English Lit and took a class on film as literature. Clearly that movie rocks!
  4. Standard member Grandmouster
    ChessObsessed
    29 Jan '06 00:52 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sammy7386
    I'm a film addict and want to know what other people thought of the films from last year.
    If you want to do a top five for the films already released this year then feel free.

    My top 5 of 2005 are:-

    1. Crash
    2. Cinderella man
    3. Batman Begins
    4. War of the Worlds
    5. The Interpreter
    and these movies have to do with chess, in what way?...........
  5. 29 Jan '06 05:08
    Originally posted by Grandmouster
    and these movies have to do with chess, in what way?...........
    they're fun to watch?
  6. 29 Jan '06 21:08 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Grandmouster
    and these movies have to do with chess, in what way?...........
    I think someone already mentioned he was out of the realms of this forum in subjective matter. Change of subject. Speaking of great chess films though, has anyone ever seen "Luzhin's Defense?" It's a great chess film, and I think all chessplayers would somewhat enjoy it.
  7. 29 Jan '06 21:11
    Originally posted by powershaker
    I think someone already mentioned he was out of the realms of this forum in subjective matter. Change of subject. Speaking of great chess films though, has anyone ever seen "Luzhin's Defense?" It's a great chess film, and I think all chessplayers would somewhat enjoy it.
    I would go with these for chess movies:

    1.searching for bobby fisher
    2.Knight moves
    3.Game over

    They aren't movies to learn chess
  8. 29 Jan '06 23:42
    Originally posted by powershaker
    I think someone already mentioned he was out of the realms of this forum in subjective matter. Change of subject. Speaking of great chess films though, has anyone ever seen "Luzhin's Defense?" It's a great chess film, and I think all chessplayers would somewhat enjoy it.
    Sorry thought it was a waste of time. And had very little chess in it.
  9. 30 Jan '06 04:02
    sorry to show my ignorance, but will anyone tell me ALL the ways to get a draw. for example, i know a king and a bishop alone will get you a draw. in many tournaments, 50 moves is a draw--how about here? Three replicated moves by both sides will do it. what else? Thanks

    just learnin'
    georgedickey
  10. 30 Jan '06 04:06
    Originally posted by georgedickey
    sorry to show my ignorance, but will anyone tell me ALL the ways to get a draw. for example, i know a king and a bishop alone will get you a draw. in many tournaments, 50 moves is a draw--how about here? Three replicated moves by both sides will do it. what else? Thanks

    just learnin'
    georgedickey
    Wrong thread. Make a new one and I will answer
  11. 30 Jan '06 04:07
    also, if an opponent only makes one move and gets timed out, will he lose?
  12. 30 Jan '06 04:11
    what do you mean "wrong thread"?
  13. 30 Jan '06 04:16
    Originally posted by georgedickey
    what do you mean "wrong thread"?
    This is the rate your top 5 films thread even though its not suppose to be here.

    Make a new one about draws in the chess forum and I will answer
  14. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    30 Jan '06 05:01
    Originally posted by RahimK
    I would go with these for chess movies:

    1.searching for bobby fisher
    2.Knight moves
    3.Game over

    They aren't movies to learn chess
    Game Over better only be getting number 3 because you haven't seen any other chess movies. It's full of sensationalist crap and misdirection.
  15. 30 Jan '06 05:50
    Silman wrote a pretty good article at his website regarding the chess game from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Not really a chess movie, but then this really isn't a Chess thread...