Live Poll: Celebrating American Independents

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Every year since 1776, the United States celebrates Independence Day on the 4th of July. More recently, other Americans have declared independence not from England, like the those in 1776, but from Hollywood studios and we can celebrate that everyday. The magazines Rolling Stone and Empire both published lists of what they think to be the greatest American independent films. The top 35* of those are below; which of these American independents is your favorite?

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls068621991/?publish=save

http://www.imdb.com/poll/jF-TDQJ_Y98/

*Films are not listed in the order in which they are ranked in the magazines. See the Empire list here: http://www.empireonline.com/movies/features/50-greatest-american-indies/  and the Rolling Stones list here: http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/pictures/declaration-of-independents-the-30-greatest-american-ind...

Guidelines for inclusion on the IMDb list and poll: Any movie that appeared in both magazines' lists is included. Otherwise, the top films from each magazine's list is included up to 35 movies.
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Lost in Translation
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That's a film that every time I see it, and by now, it's probably been well over a dozen times, I love it even more. 'On my all time favorites list. 
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Great idea and spin on the term, Pulp Fiction
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Thank you! Pulp Fiction is on my top twenty films of all time, but so are two others on the list so I'll probably vote for the one that gets the least number of votes. Pulp Fiction is winning by a landslide so it'll be either Lost in Translation or Matewan. 
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I think since you are speaking in the past tense, your opening sentence should be: Every year since 1776, the United States has celebrated Independence Day on the 4th of July.
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Thanks, Jen. Unfortunately, I saw this to late, but I think you're right that "has celebrated" would have worked better. I might request a re-push when I have time.
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Congratulations rubyfruit76 on your 104th live poll!
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Thank you, Sir Dan!