Capital 'M' Movies

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What is a Capital 'M' Movie? A Capital 'M' Movie is many things. It's a movie that has, with few exceptions, all of the following..
1. Fun. Now fun comes in many flavors but in one way or another it's a movie so fun that you could almost start it over as soon as it finishes. And to get that kind of fun it usually means that the film is set within..
2. A unique, fully realized world. One that draws you in and sticks with you. One you can feel exists beyond the confines of this one story. One you find yourself wanting to revisit. And a world can only make you feel that way if it's populated with..
3. Human, three dimensional characters. People written and acted so well that we can genuinely feel for them and their struggle. But if we're going to empathize with that struggle requires..
4. A gripping, well paced story with stakes, stakes that feel real, stakes that grow as the story progressing leading to a satisfying finale. But even the most gripping store can fail to move us if it be told without..
5. Craftsmanship. Solid directing, editing, cinematography, sound design, the works.

Put all that together and you end up with something unforgettable, a movie both of its time and for all time. One you can watch over and over again without losing enjoyment. A movie that's a thrill to show to someone who hasn't seen it and a delight to watch with people who have. A real, Capital 'M' Movie.

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    Blade Runner 2049

    2017, in 10 top lists Check
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    I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore.

    2017, in 1 top list
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    2017, in 2 top lists Check
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    John Wick: Chapter 2

    2017, in 0 top lists Check
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    Get Out

    2017, in 9 top lists Check
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    Shot Caller

    2016, in 0 top lists Check
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    Don't Breathe

    2016, in 1 top list Check
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    Hacksaw Ridge

    2016, in 6 top lists Check
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    Hell or High Water

    2016, in 4 top lists Check
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    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    2016, in 2 top lists Check
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    Swiss Army Man

    2016, in 1 top list Check
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    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 17 top lists Check
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    The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

    2015 — a.k.a. The Witch, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Big Short

    2015, in 3 top lists Check
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    Green Room

    2015, in 2 top lists Check
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    It Follows

    2014, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Lego Movie

    2014, in 4 top lists Check
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    2014, in 9 top lists Check
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    John Wick

    2014, in 2 top lists Check
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    What We Do in the Shadows

    2014, in 6 top lists Check
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    Frank

    2014, in 1 top list Check
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    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 12 top lists Check
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    The World's End

    2013, in 1 top list Check
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    Nebraska

    2013, in 2 top lists Check
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    Blue Ruin

    2013, in 0 top lists Check
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    Wreck-It Ralph

    2012, in 1 top list Check
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    Spring Breakers

    2012, in 4 top lists Check
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    Seven Psychopaths

    2012, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Avengers

    2012, in 8 top lists Check
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    Django Unchained

    2012, in 10 top lists Check
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    The Dark Knight Rises

    2012, in 9 top lists Check
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    Dredd

    2012, in 0 top lists Check
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    Drive

    2011, in 4 top lists Check
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    Serbuan maut

    2011 — a.k.a. The Raid: Redemption, in 1 top list Check
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    Attack the Block

    2011, in 2 top lists Check
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    Midnight in Paris

    2011, in 2 top lists Check
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    A Dangerous Method

    2011, in 1 top list Check
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    Ang-ma-reul bo-at-da

    2010 — a.k.a. I Saw the Devil, in 1 top list Check
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    Four Lions

    2010, in 1 top list Check
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    Successful Alcoholics

    2010, in 0 top lists Check
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    Super

    2010, in 0 top lists Check
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    2010, in 5 top lists Check
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    How to Train Your Dragon

    2010, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Secret of Kells

    2009, in 1 top list Check
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    Coraline

    2009, in 3 top lists Check
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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    2009, in 1 top list Check
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    Observe and Report

    2009, in 1 top list Check
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    Black Dynamite

    2009, in 1 top list Check
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    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 13 top lists Check
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    (500) Days of Summer

    2009, in 4 top lists Check