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I'm in the midst of watching The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and, well, it's just there. It's not a bad movie; it's beautifully shot and it's interesting enough, but it's not great, and it's not vital, and it's not important. And it just got me to thinking. I've seen a lot of movies in the past few years. Movies that I thought were important (or great, or vital), and as it turned out -- only a very small percentage met any of those standards. So... would anyone care to see my movie recommendations in those areas? Not in regards to whether you should see Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen (which you shouldn't, FYI) , but whether you should see the Oscar Winner for Best Picture in 1960, or how many of the AFI Top 100 you should bother to check out. Is this useful information to anyone? Will you act on it? (<-- that 's the important question) If the answer is no, please don't post anything at all. But if you're