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Old 06-23-11, 11:43 PM   #21
orlmac
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Re: 4th Annual Summer Sci-Fi/Fantasy Challenge - List Thread

I can't wait! I'm going to attempt to complete the checklist without duplicating any movies, watching as many first-time movies as I can and using as many movies as possible that are available on satellite (or Dish on Demand) this month, filling the gaps with Netflix when necessary.

Total time to date: 128:51:52
*first time viewing

1. July 1: Eden Log* (2007) (1:42:02) (Netflix BD)
2. July 2: The Thing From Another World (1951) (1:26:40) (TCM HD)
3. July 3: Wolf* (1994) (2:03:44) (SMC HD)
4. July 3: Creepshow 2* (1987) (1:29:37) (Retro HD)
5. July 4: Ghostbusters II (1989) (1:48:12) (HDNet Movies)
6. July 4: Invisible Invaders* (1959) (1:07:00) (Epix On Demand)
7. July 5: Alienator* (1990) (1:32:35) (MGM HD)
8. July 5: Hellboy (2004) (2:01:57) (Starz Edge HD)
9. July 5: Princess Nicotine, or The Smoke Fairy* (1909) (0:05:20) (YouTube)
10. July 5: The Bluebird* (1918) (1:20:07) (Epix On Demand)
11. July 6: Destiny* (1921) (1:38:55) (Netflix Streaming)
12. July 6: Terminator Salvation (Director's Cut)* (2009) (1:57:31) (Netflix BD)
13. July 6: Dark City* (1998) (1:40:29) (Netflix BD)
14. July 6: Dark City (Director's Cut Commentary)* (1998) (1:51:43) (Netflix BD)
15. July 7: Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) (1:25:37) (Netflix Streaming)
16. July 7: Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq* (2001) (1:37:30) (Netflix Streaming)
17. July 7: Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus* (2009) (1:28:39) (Netflix Streaming)
18. July 8: Godzilla Vs. Gigan* (1972) (1:29:21) (Library DVD)
19. July 8: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within* (2001) (1:45:57) (SMC HD)
20. July 8: Master of the World* (1961) (1:38:30) (Netflix Streaming)
21. July 8: Dune* (1984) (2:16:26) (Encore HD)
22. July 9: Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon* (2011) (2:37:00) (Theater)
23. July 9: Jonah Hex* (2010) (1:21:28) (Netflix BD)
24. July 9: Innerspace (1987) (1:59:36) (Library DVD)
25. July 9: The Seventh Seal* (1957) (1:37:38) (Criterion BD)
26. July 10: Priest* (2011) (1:27:00) (Theater)
27. July 10: Transatlantic Tunnel* (1935) (1:33:49) (Epix On Demand)
28. July 10: The Rift* (1990) (1:18:46) (Epix On Demand)
29. July 12: Mighty Joe Young* (1949) (1:33:45) (TCM HD)
30. July 12: Wilder Napalm* (1993) (1:49:14) (SMC HD)
31. July 13: The Thing (1982) (1:48:42) (Netflix BD)
32. July 13: Moon* (2009) (1:37:01) (Encore HD)
33. July 13: The H-Man* (1958) (1:18:50) (TCM HD)
34. July 13: The Mechanical Man* (1921) (0:26:13) (Netflix DVD)
35. July 13: Pound* (1970) (1:31:44) (Epix On Demand)
36. July 14: The Lord of the Rings* (1978) (2:13:08) (Library DVD)
37. July 15: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2* (2011) (2:10:00) (Theater)
38. July 15: Things To Come* (1936) (1:32:45) (Library DVD)
39. July 16: The Planet of the Apes (2001) (1:59:58) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
40. July 16: The Earth Dies Screaming* (1964) (1:02:16) (Netflix DVD)
41. July 17: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) (1:46:18) (Library DVD)
42. July 18: Plan 9 From Outer Space* (1959) (1:18:16) (Library DVD)
43. July 18: The Crow* (1994) (1:41:41) (Netflix Streaming)
44. July 18: Terror of Mechagodzilla* (1975) (1:28:53) (Netflix Streaming)
45. July 18: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time* (2006) (1:39:07) (Library DVD)
46. July 18: X: The Man With the X-Ray Eyes* (1963) (1:18:42) (Epix On Demand)
47. July 19: Astro Boy* (2009) (1:33:46) (Starz Edge HD)
48. July 19: The Time Guardian* (1987) (1:26:45) (Epix On Demand)
49. July 19: A Boy and His Dog* (1975) (1:30:29) (Netflix Streaming)
50. July 19: Return of the Ape Man* (1944) (0:59:53) (Netflix Streaming)
51. July 19: Strange Invaders* (1983) (1:33:20) (MGM HD)
52. July 20: Chandu the Magician* (1932) (1:11:25) (TCM HD)
53. July 20: Escape From L.A. (1996) (1:40:42) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
54. July 20: Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack* (2001) (1:45:13) (Netflix DVD)
55. July 21: Kung Fu Hustle* (2004) (1:38:55) (HDNet Movies)
56. July 22: Mindwarp (1992) (1:35:37) (Starz On Demand)
57. July 22: The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms* (1953) (1:19:34) (TCM HD)
58. July 22: The Magic Sword* (1962) (1:20:32) (Netflix Streaming)
59. July 22: Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight* (1984) (1:42:05) (Netflix Streaming)
60. July 22: Dollman vs. Demonic Toys* (1993) (1:04:06) (Netflix Streaming)
61. July 23: Captain America: The First Avenger (3D)* (2011) (2:05:00) (Theater)
62. July 23: The Incredible Melting Man* (1977) (1:26:55) (Epix On Demand)
63. July 23: Red Riding Hood* (2011) (1:39:50) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
64. July 23: The Land Unknown* (1957) (1:18:08) (Netflix DVD)
65. July 24: Johnny Mnemonic* (1995) (1:36:39) (Encore HD)
66. July 24: Thor (3D) (2011) (1:55:00) (Theater)
67. July 25: Howl's Moving Castle* (2004) (1:59:19) (HDNet Movies)
68. July 25: Starship Troopers* (1997) (2:09:27) (Encore HD)
69. July 26: Let the Right One In* (2008) (1:54:34) (Netflix Streaming)
70. July 26: Night of the Blood Beast* (1958) (1:31:39) (Library DVD)
71. July 26: Mad Monster Party?* (1967) (1:33:56) (Epix On Demand)
72. July 26: Underworld (2003) (2:13:35) (HDNet Movies)
73. July 27: The Andromeda Strain* (1972) (2:10:28) (Netflix Streaming HD)
74. July 27: Season of the Witch* (2011) (1:34:55) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
75. July 28: Shadow Fury* (2001) (1:28:55) (Epix On Demand)
76. July 29: In the Mouth of Madness* (1994) (1:35:22) (Netflix Streaming)
77. July 29: Eyeborgs* (2009) (1:42:28) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
78. July 30: The Sorcerer's Apprentice* (2010) (1:49:00) (Starz Edge HD)
79. July 30: War Wolves* (2009) (1:45:06) (Netflix DVD)
80. July 30: The Sword in the Stone* (1963) (1:19:32) (Library DVD/YouTube)

Checklist

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Checklist
3 Wildcards allowed

Watch one film from every decade, starting with the 1900s.
-X- 1900 - Princess Nicotine, or The Smoke Fairy (1909)
-X- 1910 - The Bluebird (1918)
-X- 1920 - Destiny (1921)
-X- 1930 - Transatlantic Tunnel (1935)
-X- 1940 - Mighty Joe Young (1949)
-X- 1950 - The H-Man (1958)
-X- 1960 - The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
-X- 1970 - The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
-X- 1980 - Creepshow 2 (1987)
-X- 1990 - The Crow (1994)
-X- 2000 - Eyeborgs (2009)
-X- 2010 - Priest (2011)

Watch films in at least two languages other than English.
-X- First language - Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001) (French)
-X- Second language - Let the Right One In (2008) (Swedish)

-X- Watch the MST3K/Rifftrax/Cinematic Titanic version of a sci-fi/fantasy film - Night of the Blood Beast (1958)
-X- Watch a film and its remake - The Thing From Another World (1951); The Thing (1982)
-X- Watch a film based on a video game - Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
-X- Watch a film based on a novel - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
-X- Watch a film directed by Ed Wood - Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)
-X- Watch a film which won an Academy Award -- any category - Innerspace (1987)
-X- Watch a silent film - The Mechanical Man (1921)
-X- Watch a Criterion version film - The Seventh Seal (1957)
-X- Watch a film with commentary - Dark City (Director's Cut) (1998)
-X- Watch a film and at least two sequels - Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964); Godzilla Vs. Gigan (1972); Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
-X- Watch a film that takes place underneath the Earth - Eden Log (2007)
-X- Watch a film that takes place in space - Moon (2009)
-X- Watch a film that takes place on or under the sea - The Rift (1990)
-X- Watch an animated film - Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
-X- Watch a film with special effects by Ray Harryhausen - The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
-X- Watch a film directed by Roger Corman - X: The Man With the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
-X- Watch a film directed by Ralph Bakshi - The Lord of the Rings (1978)
-X- Watch a film directed by Joe Dante - Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
-X- Watch a film directed by John Lounsbery - The Sword in the Stone (1963)
-X- Watch a film directed by Charles Band - Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993)
-X- Watch a film that takes place in the "future" but the year has already come and gone - Things To Come (1936)

Watch a film for each rating:
-X- G - The Andromeda Strain (1972)
-X- PG - Astro Boy (2009)
-X- PG-13 - Hellboy (2004)
-X- R - Alienator (1990)
-X- X/NC-17 - Pound (1970)
-X- Unrated - Mad Monster Party? (1967)

Watch a film in each of the following subgenres:
-X- Alien invasion - Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2011)
-X- Arthurian Fantasy - Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
-X- Cyborg - The Time Guardian (1987)
-X- Post-Apocalyptic - A Boy and His Dog (1975)
-X- Dark Fantasy - Underworld (2003)
-X- Sword and Sorcery - Season of the Witch (2011)
-X- Cybernetic revolt - Terminator Salvation (Director's Cut) (2009)
-X- Immortality - The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
-X- Based on fairy tale - Red Riding Hood (2011)
-X- Mutants - Mindwarp (1992)
-X- Superhero - Captain America: The First Avenger (3D) (2011)
-X- Mad Scientist - Shadow Fury (2001)
-X- Martial Arts Fantasy - Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
-X- Time travel - The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
-X- Giant Critters - Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus (2009)
-X- Prehistoric - The Land Unknown (1957)
-X- Paranormal - Ghostbusters II (1989)
-X- Steampunk - Jonah Hex (2010)
-X- Urban Fantasy - Wolf (1994)
-X- High Fantasy - The Magic Sword (1962)
-X- Kaiju - Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
-X- Cyberpunk - Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

Watch a film starring:
-X- John Agar - Invisible Invaders (1959)
-X- Kenneth Tobey - Strange Invaders (1983)
-X- Charlton Heston - In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
-X- John Carradine - Return of the Ape Man (1944)
-X- Kurt Russell - Escape From L.A. (1996)
-X- Bela Lugosi - Chandu the Magician (1932)
-X- Vincent Price - Master of the World (1961)
-X- Dennis Quaid - Wilder Napalm (1993)
-X- Max von Sydow - Dune (1984)
-X- Helena Bonham Carter - The Planet of the Apes (2001)
-X- John Saxon - War Wolves (2009)
-X- Michael Ironside - Starship Troopers (1997)


Last edited by orlmac; 07-30-11 at 08:08 PM.
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