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The Walrus BS: The 100 greatest movies of all time (145* d) RE: BS: The 100 greatest movies of all time 11 Jul 07

"...A successful artist, in any field, needs an audience or else he is whistling in the closet. The best films are those that reach to their audeince to such an extent that they leave a lifelong impression. "The Wizard of Oz" comes to mind ... I don't know anyone who hasn't seen the movie again and again. "Citizen Kane" may have been a terrific movie ... but they ain't showing it in TV every holiday..".

Perhaps the selection criterion should be the numbers of tape, DVD and/or ticket sales, say from 5 or 10 years after release (to avoid ticket and home sales from 'release marketing)?


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