New York, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2012
Whether a movie features brilliant dialogue or action that keeps viewers on the edge of their seat, the reason why a film resonates with fans varies. Filmbuffet, an online movie community, recently compiled a list of the top 10 films selected as favorites by members.
As a movie social networking site, Filmbuffet makes it easier for people to connect over the films they share in common and hold near and dear to their heart. “Filmbuffet members can select any movie as a favorite in their collection,” states Timothy Stevens, CEO of Filmbuffet. “When a movie is selected as a favorite, members can see other film fans that have highlighted the same favorite movie. This connection helps movie fans discover other films they may enjoy watching as well. ”
The top 10 favorite movies selected by Filmbuffet members in 2012 include:
The Dark Knight (2008) – Directed by Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight helped redefine comic-book movies. The dark and dreary Gotham-City is protected by the legendary superhero Batman (Christian Bale) as he strives to keep the Joker (Heath Ledger) from destroying it.
Fight Club (1999) – This visually stunning and thought provoking film makes for an entertaining watch which put Fight Club in the ranks with other favorites among Filmbuffet members. Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are brilliant in this Oscar nominated film.
Pulp Fiction(1994) – The brilliant dialogue in this Oscar winning film by Quentin Tarantino, follows the lives of an interesting group of characters intertwined in four violent tales.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) – In this favorite film, banker Andrew Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sent to prison for the murder of his wife. The movie profiles his time at Shawshank Prison and the friendships he made with fellow inmates while he schemes to live life on his own terms.
Star Wars (1977) –No list of favorite movies is complete without Star Wars. The film is one of the first to bring epic fantasy to life and at the time it was released redefined the cinema experience.
The Godfather (1972) – Directed by Francis Ford Coppola and winner of three Oscars, The Godfather remains one of the greatest movies of all time and a favorite amongst Filmbuffet fans.
Blade Runner(1982) – Even 30 years after the initial release, Blade Runner remains a favorite. Nominated for two Oscars, this futuristic thriller features a blade runner on a mission to track down and eliminate four android replicants.
Inception (2010) – Winner of 4 Oscars and the second film directed by Christopher Nolan in this list of favorites, Inception profiles a world where the ability to invade the human mind through dreams.
Young Frankenstein (1974) – Directed by Mel Brooks this comedic twist on horror movies features Dr.Frankenstein’s grandson who inherits his grandfather’s castle and recreates his experiments.
Forrest Gump (1994) – One of the most quotable films with lines like “Stupid is as Stupid does,” earns Forrest Gump a spot as one of the top films selected as a favorite by Filmbuffet members. The story depicts several decades in the life of Forrest Gump and is based on the book by the same name written by Winston Groom.
Filmbuffet invites movie lovers to share their favorite films with other film enthusiasts on their website. To create a movie collection, movie fans can join for free using their Facebook ID or creating a unique member ID. Once signed up members can rate movies, highlight their favorite movies, rate films, watch movie trailers, meet others who share their passion in film and discover new movies.
Headquartered in New Vernon, New Jersey, Filmbuffet brings movie lovers the first social networking and movie cataloging site of its kind. With a blend of talent, ingenuity and business savvy, founders Timothy Stevens and Juan Carlos Martinez brought their creativity and expertise together to bring a new experience to movie fans everywhere. Filmbuffet invites movie fans to build their own virtual movie catalog and connect with other movies fans about the films they’re passionate about. To learn more, visit Filmbuffet or follow them on Twitter or Facebook.