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Highbrow (Citizen Kane, The Maltese Falcon) or lowbrow (Blazing Saddles, Bananas), we all have movies that are permanent fixtures in our minds. A number of recent films have gotten rave reviews from Brokeback Mountain to Syriana to Munich and Woody Allen's latest, Match Point, is generating more chatter than he's gotten in years. For more, see the cover story, beginning on page 14.

click to enlarge Perri Kramer Downtown -  - Colorado College student -  - What's your all-time favorite movie? If I had to - pick one to watch over and over, it'd be Zoolander - . It's brilliant and funny. Every two seconds, there's - another joke. It's not the best movie ever, maybe, but it's - so funny. -  - What movie that's out now would you most like to - see?I'd like to see Match Point - by Woody Allen. Scarlett Johansson is a really good - actress, so I think it might be interesting. -  - What's your view on Woody Allen these days? I - have mixed feelings. I was forced to watch all his movies - as they came out because my family went to them all, - but I'm not sure if I actually like him. I think I - do. -  - What's with all the controversy over - Brokeback Mountain? I've seen it, - and I really want to see it again. It's the most beautiful - film I've seen in a long time, and the directing is - amazing. It's a beautiful, slow and painful capturing of - their relationship, with short spurts of happiness. You - feel the pain of their inability to be together. -
  • Perri Kramer Downtown

    Colorado College student

    What's your all-time favorite movie? If I had to pick one to watch over and over, it'd be Zoolander . It's brilliant and funny. Every two seconds, there's another joke. It's not the best movie ever, maybe, but it's so funny.

    What movie that's out now would you most like to see?I'd like to see Match Point by Woody Allen. Scarlett Johansson is a really good actress, so I think it might be interesting.

    What's your view on Woody Allen these days? I have mixed feelings. I was forced to watch all his movies as they came out because my family went to them all, but I'm not sure if I actually like him. I think I do.

    What's with all the controversy over Brokeback Mountain? I've seen it, and I really want to see it again. It's the most beautiful film I've seen in a long time, and the directing is amazing. It's a beautiful, slow and painful capturing of their relationship, with short spurts of happiness. You feel the pain of their inability to be together.

click to enlarge Debra Magee Briargate -  - Elementary school teacher -  - Name your favorite movie ever.  Doctor - Zhivago. I love the strength of the people and their - ability to overcome tragedies, trials andcircumstances. -  - What current movie would you most like to see? -  Memoirs of a Geisha.  I've read the book. I - like reading books and then comparing them to their - movies. -  - What's your view of Woody Allen nowadays? - I'm indifferent. I've enjoyed many of his movies, but I - haven't seen one in a long, long time. -  - What do you make of the furor over - Brokeback Mountain? - It's a very touching movie that brings out a - lot of good points about how society forces people into - roles that don't fit, and how that causes a lot of tragedy - and pain in their lives. -  - Do you prefer watching movies in the theater or at - home?I prefer the theater because the - screen is so big and it's more of a visceral experience. -
  • Debra Magee Briargate

    Elementary school teacher

    Name your favorite movie ever. Doctor Zhivago. I love the strength of the people and their ability to overcome tragedies, trials andcircumstances.

    What current movie would you most like to see? Memoirs of a Geisha. I've read the book. I like reading books and then comparing them to their movies.

    What's your view of Woody Allen nowadays? I'm indifferent. I've enjoyed many of his movies, but I haven't seen one in a long, long time.

    What do you make of the furor over Brokeback Mountain? It's a very touching movie that brings out a lot of good points about how society forces people into roles that don't fit, and how that causes a lot of tragedy and pain in their lives.

    Do you prefer watching movies in the theater or at home?I prefer the theater because the screen is so big and it's more of a visceral experience.

click to enlarge David White  - Garden Ranch -  - Guitar repairman and teacher -  - What, in your view, is the best movie ever? - African Queen.  -  - What movie out now would you most like to see? -  My wife is really wanting to see Munich - and Syriana. She likes current event-type stuff. -  - What's your take on Woody Allen these days? - I've seen quite a few of his movies over the years. My - favorite is probably Crimes and Misdemeanors. - His personal life is kind of strange, but I like him. He has - an intelligent sense of humor that makes you think. -
  • David White

    Garden Ranch

    Guitar repairman and teacher

    What, in your view, is the best movie ever? African Queen.

    What movie out now would you most like to see? My wife is really wanting to see Munich and Syriana. She likes current event-type stuff.

    What's your take on Woody Allen these days? I've seen quite a few of his movies over the years. My favorite is probably Crimes and Misdemeanors. His personal life is kind of strange, but I like him. He has an intelligent sense of humor that makes you think.

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