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Re: The 1st Annual DVDTalk Action/Adventure/Crime Challenge List Thread 3/1/12-3/31



*First-time viewing

Feb. 29
1. Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time
2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
3. Survivor One World: One World Is Out the Window*

March 1
4. Desperate Housewives: Get Out of My Life*
5. The Time Machine (1960)*

March 2
6. Castle: Once Upon a Crime*

March 3
7. Death Race 2*: Turns out this could have qualified for the exploitation challenge as a DTV sequel but I've been meaning to watch it anyway. Might look for the Death Race remake now.

March 4
8. Desperate Housewives: She Needs Me*

March 5
9. The Amazing Race 20: Bust Me in the Head with It*

March 6
10. Goodfellas*

March 7
11. Survivor One World: Bum-Puzzled*
12. Scarface (1983)*

March 11
13. Fast Five*
14. The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, part 1
15. The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, part 2
16. The Amazing Race 20: Taste Your Salami*

March 12
17. Game of Thrones: episode 1, Winter Is Coming*

March 13
18. Game of Thrones: Episode 2, The Kingsroad*
19. The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure
20. The Adventures of Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald*
21. The Adventures of Tintin: Tintin and the Picaros*
22. Desperate Housewives: You Take for Granted*

March 14
23. Game of Thrones: Episode 3, Lord Snow*
24. Survivor One World: A Bunch of Idiots*
25. Game of Thrones: Episode 4, Cripples Bastards and Broken Things*
26. Game of Thrones: Episode 5, The Wolf and the Lion*
27. Game of Thrones: Episode 6, A Golden Crown*

March 15
28. Game of Thrones: Episode 7, You Win or You Die*

March 16
29. Game of Thrones: Episode 8, The Pointy End*

March 17
30. Game of Thrones: Episode 9, Baelor*
31. Game of Thrones: Episode 10, Fire and Blood*
32. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1*

March 18
33. The Amazing Race 20: Uglier Than a Mud-Rail Fence*
34. Desperate Housewives: Women and Death*
35. The Adventures of Tintin: The Blue Lotus*

March 19
36. Castle: A Dance with Death*

March 20
37. Survivor One World: Thanks for the Souvenir*

March 21
38. Conan the Barbarian (2011)*

March 25
39. The Amazing Race 20: This Is Wicked Strange*

March 26
40. Rise of the Planet of the Apes*
41. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre*
42. Key Largo trailer
43. So You Want to Be a Private Eye? (Joe McDoakes short)*
44. The Boondock Saints*
45. Castle: 47 Seconds*

March 27
46. Desperate Housewives: Any Moment*
47. Fringe: A Short Story About Love*

March 28
48. Survivor One World: The Beauty of a Merge*
49. Casino (1995)*

March 30
50. Red*
51. Captain Blood (1935)*

March 31
52. The Hunger Games*
53. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (theatrical)

Checklist:
Spoiler:
Watch items from at least 7 of the 13 decades of film history.
--- 1880 - (insert item title here)
--- 1890 -
--- 1900 -
--- 1910 -
--- 1920 -
--- 1930 - Captain Blood (1935)
--- 1940 - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 - The Time Machine (1960)
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 - Scarface (1983)
--- 1990 - Casino (1995)
--- 2000 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (theatrical)
--- 2010 - The Hunger Games*

Watch items on at least 3 different formats.
--- Format 1 - Casino (1995), BD
--- Format 2 - The Time Machine (1960), DVD
--- Format 3 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, digital

Watch items originating from at least 3 different countries.
--- Country 1 - Goodfellas, U.S.
--- Country 2 - The Adventures of Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald, Canada
--- Country 3 -

Watch items with at least 6 different ratings.
--- Pre Codes - (insert item title here)
--- Hayes approved -
--- G -
--- GP -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- M -
--- R -
--- X -
--- NC-17 -
--- Unrated Post-codes -
--- 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)
--- Mystery
--- Urban cop thriller
--- Modern Caper/heist: Fast Five
--- Depression-era crime (Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, etc.)
--- Globe-trotting adventure (Americans overseas)
--- Treasure hunt adventure: The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure
--- Swashbuckler: Captain Blood
--- Jungle movie (including Tarzan)
--- Hong Kong crime
--- Japanese Yakuza
--- Italian Crime: Goodfellas?
--- Conspiracy thriller
--- Spy/Espionage
--- Serial Killer
--- Space
--- War
--- Robots
--- Vigilante

Watch a film by at least five of these directors.
--- Raoul Walsh - (insert item title here)
--- Howard Hawks
--- John Ford
--- Anthony Mann
--- Don Siegel
--- Robert Aldrich
--- Sam Fuller
--- John Sturges
--- Jean-Pierre Melville
--- Akira Kurosawa
--- Kinji Fukasaku
--- Chang Cheh
--- Sammo Hung
--- Takeshi Kitano
--- John Woo
--- Walter Hill
--- Quentin Tarantino
--- John McTiernan
--- James Cameron
--- John Frankenheimer
--- Siergo Leone
--- Sam Peckinpah
--- Robert Rodriguez

Watch a film from at least five of these stars.
--- Errol Flynn - Captain Blood
--- John Wayne
--- Humphrey Bogart - Treasure of the Sierra Madre
--- Burt Lancaster
--- Kirk Douglas
--- Steve McQueen
--- Charles Bronson
--- James Coburn
--- Toshiro Mifune
--- Clint Eastwood
--- Chuck Norris
--- Bruce Lee
--- Jackie Chan
--- Sammo Hung
--- Steven Seagal
--- Jean-Claude Van Damme 
--- Jason Statham
--- Bruce Willis: Red
--- Arnold Schwarzenegger
--- Sylvester Stallone
--- Milla Jovovich
--- Harrison Ford
--- Denzel Washington
--- Jet Li
--- Michelle Rodriguez
--- Pam Grier
--- Jimmy Wang Yu


--- a Bond film or spoof - (insert item title here)
--- won an Academy Award -- any category - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 11 wins
--- silent film -
--- a crime or mystery item
--- a film and its sequel
--- an item with a commentary or riff
--- a special feature
--- something animated - The Adventures of Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald
--- something with a major holiday theme -
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Challenges: Comedy 2014 | Horror 2014 | Criterion 2014 | Animation 2014 | Sci-Fi 2014 | Historical 2014 | Make-Your-Own 2014 | Drive-In 2014 | Action 2014 | Academy Award 2014 | TV on DVD* 2014 | Holiday 2013 | Leap Day 2012

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