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Old 02-27-12, 08:35 AM   #5
orlmac
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Re: The 1st Annual DVDTalk Action/Adventure/Crime Challenge List Thread 3/1/12-3/31

This looks like a lot of fun, so I'm in! I have no idea of what I will focus on yet but I hope to be watching a fair amount of crime. I hope to finish the checklist also.

Total viewing time to date: 121:36:09
*first time viewing

1. February 28th - Timecop: S1E1: A Rip in Time* (1997) (0:48:00) (Netflix Streaming)
2. February 29th - Repeaters* (2010) (1:29:16) (Netflix Streaming)
3. February 29th - Retrograde* (2004) (1:32:59) (Netflix Streaming)
4. February 29th - Suspect Zero* (2004) (1:39:33) (Netflix Streaming)
5. March 1st - The Killer Elite* (1975) (2:03:04) (Retroplex HD)
6. March 1st - The Ace of Hearts* (1921) (1:14:15) (TCM HD)
7. March 1st - 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag* (1997) (1:35:07) (MGM HD)
8. March 1st - Sherlock Holmes* (2009) (2:08:24) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
9. March 2nd - 10 Rillington Place* (1971) (1:50:56) (TCM HD)
10. March 3rd - Devil in a Blue Dress* (1995) (1:41:10) (SMC HD)
11. March 3rd - L.A. Streetfighters* (1985) (1:22:17) (MGM HD)
12. March 5th - Betrayed* (1988) (2:06:27) (Indieplex HD)
13. March 5th - The Great Escape* (1963) (2:52:10) (HDNet Movies)
14. March 5th - Three Days of the Condor* (1975) (1:57:15) (SMC HD)
15. March 6th - The Bishop Murder Case* (1930) (1:27:20) (TCM HD)
16. March 6th - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly* (1966) (2:58:41) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
17. March 6th - The Substitute 2: School's Out* (1998) (1:29:44) (Epix3 HD)
18. March 7th - The Unholy Three* (1925) (1:25:59) (TCM HD)
19. March 7th - The Golden Idol* (1954) (1:10:07) (TCM HD)
20. March 8th - Sonatine* (1993) (1:34:04) (Netflix Streaming)
21. March 8th - The Unholy Three* (1930) (1:11:55) (TCM HD)
22. March 8th - Heat* (1995) (2:50:21) (HDNet Movies)
23. March 9th - Dressed to Kill* (1946) (1:11:21) (Retroplex HD)
24. March 9th - Red Planet* (2000) (1:46:24) (HDNet Movies)
25. March 9th - Batman Begins* (2005) (2:20:02) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
26. March 9th - Genesis of the Bat? (Batman Begins)* (2005) (0:14:53) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
27. March 9th - The Walking Dead: S2E10: 18 Miles Out* (2012) (0:45:00) (AMC HD)
28. March 9th - The Walking Dead: S2E11: Judge, Jury, Executioner* (2012) (0:45:00) (AMC HD)
29. March 10th - The Pleasure Garden* (1925) (1:00:39) (YouTube)
30. March 10th - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol* (2011) (2:13:00) (Theater)
31. March 10th - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows* (2011) (2:09:00) (Theater)
32. March 10th - Ringer: S1E13: It's Easy To Cry When This Much Cash is Involved* (2012) (0:44:00) (CW)
33. March 10th - Ringer: S1E14: Whores Don't Make That Much* (2012) (0:44:00) (CW)
34. March 11th - Man on a Ledge* (2012) (1:42:00) (Theater)
35. March 11th - Ringer: S1E15: P.S. You're An Idiot* (2012) (0:44:00) (CW)
36. March 11th - Ringer: S1E16: You're Way To Pretty To Go To Jail* (2012) (0:44:00) (CW)
37. March 11th - The Walking Dead: S2E12: Better Angels* (2012) (0:45:00) (AMC HD)
38. March 12th - The Bride Wore Black* (1968) (1:47:33) (MGM HD)
39. March 12th - Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time* (2001) (1:39:51) (Netflix Streaming)
40. March 12th - Mississippi Burning* (1988) (2:06:47) (Epix HD)
41. March 13th - Hercules in New York* (1969) (1:31:48) (Netflix Streaming)
42. March 13th - Burglar on the Roof* (1898) (0:00:30) (YouTube)
43. March 13th - Rescued From An Eagle's Nest* (1908) (0:05:04) (YouTube)
44. March 13th - Yojimbo* (1961) (1:50:51) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
45. March 13th - Murderers' Row* (1966) (1:45:06) (TCM HD)
46. March 13th - The Mentalist: S4E17: Cheap Burgundy* (2012) (0:43:00) (CBS)
47. March 13th - The Accidental Spy* (2001) (1:27:17) (Netflix Streaming)
48. March 14th - Hard Boiled* (1992) (2:08:06) (Library DVD)
49. March 14th - Wait Until Dark* (1967) (1:47:41) (TCM HD)
50. March 14th - Ringer: S1E17: What We Have is Worth the Pain* (2012) (0:44:00) (CW)
51. March 15th - Spirits of the Dead* (1968) (2:00:55) (TCM HD)
52. March 15th - The Ghost Ship* (1943) (1:09:17) (TCM HD)
53. March 15th - The Mentalist: S4E18: Ruddy Cheeks* (2012) (0:43:00) (CBS)
54. March 15th - Hawaii Five-O: S1E14: He Kane Hewa'ole* (2011) (0:43:15) (CBS)
55. March 15th - Final Justice (MST3K Version)* (1985/1999) (1:32:01) (Netflix Streaming)
56. March 16th - Assassins* (1995) (2:12:37) (HDNet Movies)
57. March 16th - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre* (1967) (1:39:47) (Library DVD)
58. March 16th - The Green Hornet* (2011) (1:58:53) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
59. March 16th - Roundhay Garden Scene* (1888) (0:00:03) (YouTube)
60. March 17th - Bend of the River* (1952) (1:31:03) (HDNet Movies)
61. March 17th - Chrome and Hot Leather* (1971) (1:31:42) (Netflix Streaming)
62. March 17th - Hawaii Five-O: S1E15: Kai e'e* (2011) (0:41:45) (CBS)
63. March 18th - The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog* (1927) (1:39:29) (Library DVD)
64. March 18th - Red Tails* (2012) (2:05:00) (Theater)
65. March 18th - Hawaii Five-O: S1E16: E Malama* (2011) (0:43:27) (CBS)
66. March 18th - Hawaii Five-O: S1E17: Powa Maka Moana* (2011) (0:43:17) (CBS)
67. March 18th - Die Screaming, Marianne* (1971) (1:40:48) (Personal DVD)
68. March 19th - The Eagle Has Landed* (1976) (2:15:27) (HDNet Movies)
69. March 20th - Phantom of the Rue Morgue* (1954) (1:23:35) (TCM HD)
70. March 20th - The Great Mouse Detective* (1986) (1:14:11) (Library DVD)
71. March 20th - The Usual Suspects* (1995) (1:46:04) (Netflix Blu-Ray)
72. March 20th - An Unseen Enemy* (1912) (0:15:32) (YouTube)
73. March 20th - Criminal Minds: S7E11: True Genius* (2012) (0:42:00) (CBS)
74. March 20th - The Walking Dead: S2E13: Beside the Dying Fire* (2012) (0:45:00) (AMC)
75. March 22nd - Hawaii Five-0: S1E18: Loa Aloha* (2011) (0:43:45) (CBS)
76. March 22nd - Hawaii Five-0: S1E19: Ne Me'e Laua Na Paio* (2011) (0:43:44) (CBS)
77. March 22nd - Hawaii Five-0: S1E20: Ma Ke Kahakai* (2011) (0:41:55) (CBS)
78. March 23rd - Class of 1999* (1990) (1:36:05) (Netflix DVD)
79. March 23rd - The Hunger Games* (2012) (2:22:00) (Theater)
80. March 23rd - Hawaii Five-0: S1E21: Ho'opa'i* (2011) (0:43:43) (CBS)
81. March 24th - Rabid Dogs* (1974) (1:36:15) (Library DVD)
82. 24th - 31st - Wheels on Meal* (1984) (1:48:43) (Netflix Streaming)
83. 24th - 31st - Underworld: Awakening* (2012) (1:28:00) (Theater)
84. 24th - 31st - Chronicle* (2012) (1:24:00) (Theater)
85. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S1E22: Ho'ohuli Na'au* (2011) (0:42:58) (CBS)
86. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S1E23: Ua Hiki Mai Kapalena Pau* (2011) (0:43:21) (CBS)
87. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S1E24: Oia'i'o* (2011) (0:43:35) (CBS)
88. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S2E1: Ha'i'ole* (2011) (0:43:00) (CBS)
89. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S2E2: Ua Lawe Wale* (2011) (0:43:00) (CBS)
90. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S2E3: Kame'e* (2011) (0:43:00) (CBS)
91. 24th - 31st - Hawaii Five-0: S2E4: Mea Makamae* (2011) (0:43:00) (CBS)

Checklist completed on March 24th. The rest of my list is complete!

Checklist:

Spoiler:
Official Checklist

Watch items from at least 7 of the 13 decades of film history.
-X- 1880 - Roundhay Garden Scene (1888)
-X- 1890 - Burglar on the Roof (1898)
-X- 1900 - Rescued From An Eagle's Nest (1908)
-X- 1910 - An Unseen Enemy (1912)
-X- 1920 - The Ace of Hearts (1921)
-X- 1930 - The Unholy Three (1930)
-X- 1940 - The Ghost Ship (1943)
-X- 1950 - Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
-X- 1960 - Wait Until Dark (1967)
-X- 1970 - Chrome and Hot Leather (1971)
-X- 1980 - L.A. Streetfighters (1985)
-X- 1990 - The Usual Suspects (1995)
-X- 2000 - Retrograde (2004)
-X- 2010 - Repeaters (2010)

Watch items on at least 3 different formats.
-X- Format 1 - The Pleasure Garden (1925) (YouTube)
-X- Format 2 - The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998) (Television)
-X- Format 3 - The Hunger Games (2012) (Theater)

Watch items originating from at least 3 different countries.
-X- Country 1 - The Bride Wore Black (1968) (France)
-X- Country 2 - Yojimbo (1961) (Japan)
-X- Country 3 - Spirits of the Dead (1968) (Italy/France)

Watch items with at least 6 different ratings.
-X- Pre Codes - The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)
-X- Hayes approved - Dressed to Kill (1946)
-X- G - The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
--- GP -
-X- PG - 10 Rillington Place (1971)
-X- PG-13 - The Green Hornet (2011)
--- M -
-X- R - Betrayed (1988)
--- X -
--- NC-17 -
-X- Unrated Post-codes - Die Screaming, Marianne (1971)
--- TV Y -
--- TV Y7 -
--- TV G -
--- TV PG -
--- TV 14 -
--- TV MA -

Watch a film from at least 7 of the following subgenres.
--- Film Noir - (insert item title here)
-X- Mystery - The Bishop Murder Case (1930)
-X- Urban cop thriller - Heat (1995)
-X- Modern Caper/heist - Man on a Ledge (2012)
--- Depression-era crime (Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, etc.)
-X- Globe-trotting adventure (Americans overseas) - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
-X- Treasure hunt adventure - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly* (1966)
--- Swashbuckler
-X- Jungle movie (including Tarzan) - The Golden Idol (1954)
-X- Hong Kong crime - Hard Boiled (1992)
--- Japanese Yakuza
-X- Italian Crime - Rabid Dogs (1974)
-X- Conspiracy thriller - Three Days of the Condor (1975)
--- Spy/Espionage -
-X- Serial Killer - Suspect Zero (2004)
-X- Space - Red Planet (2000)
-X- War - Red Tails (2004)
-X- Robots - Class of 1999 (1990)
-X- Vigilante - Batman Begins (2005)

Watch a film by at least five of these directors.
--- Raoul Walsh -
--- Howard Hawks
--- John Ford
-X- Anthony Mann - Bend of the River (1952)
--- Don Siegel
--- Robert Aldrich
--- Sam Fuller
-X- John Sturges - The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
--- Jean-Pierre Melville
--- Akira Kurosawa
--- Kinji Fukasaku
--- Chang Cheh
-X- Sammo Hung - Wheels on Meals (1984)
-X- Takeshi Kitano - Sonatine (1993)
--- John Woo
--- Walter Hill
--- Quentin Tarantino
--- John McTiernan
--- James Cameron
--- John Frankenheimer
--- Siergo Leone
-X- Sam Peckinpah - The Killer Elite (1975)
--- Robert Rodriguez

Watch a film from at least five of these stars.
--- Errol Flynn - (insert item title here)
--- John Wayne
--- Humphrey Bogart
--- Burt Lancaster
--- Kirk Douglas
-X- Steve McQueen - The Great Escape (1963)
--- Charles Bronson
--- James Coburn
--- Toshiro Mifune
--- Clint Eastwood
--- Chuck Norris
--- Bruce Lee
-X- Jackie Chan - The Accidental Spy (2001)
--- Sammo Hung
--- Steven Seagal
--- Jean-Claude Van Damme 
--- Jason Statham
--- Bruce Willis
-X- Arnold Schwarzenegger - Hercules in New York (1969)
-X- Sylvester Stallone - Assassins (1995)
--- Milla Jovovich
--- Harrison Ford
-X- Denzel Washington - Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
--- Jet Li
--- Michelle Rodriguez
--- Pam Grier
--- Jimmy Wang Yu


-X- a Bond film or spoof - Murderers' Row (1966)
-X- won an Academy Award -- any category - Mississippi Burning (1988)
-X- silent film - The Unholy Three (1925)
-X- a crime or mystery item - 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
-X- a film and it's sequel - Sherlock Holmes (2009); Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
-X- an item with a commentary or riff - Final Justice (MST3K Version) (1985/1999)
-X- a special feature - Genesis of the Bat? (Batman Begins) (2005)
-X- something animated - Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)
-X- something with a major holiday theme - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
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