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Old 06-30-09, 07:42 PM   #28
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Re: Summer Sci-Fi Challenge 09 - List Thread

* = First time viewing

July 1
1. Alien (1979) Director's Cut
2. I Am Legend (2007)

July 2
3. The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008)*
4. Wall*E (2008)
5. Battlestar Galactica (2003 Miniseries)*

July 3
6. I, Robot (2004)
7. The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance / The Twilight Zone: Stopover In A Quiet Town / The Twilight Zone: The After Hours / The Twilight Zone: The Number Twelve Looks Like You
8. Sunshine (2007)

July 4
9. The Twilight Zone: Mirror Image / The Twilight Zone: Dead Man's Shoes / The Twilight Zone: Little Girl Lost / The Twilight Zone: Third From The Sun
10. Fantastic Four (2005)
11. The Twilight Zone: The Invaders / The Twilight Zone: The Odyssey Of Flight 33 / The Twilight Zone: The Hitch-Hiker / The Twilight Zone: The Masks
11. The Twilight Zone: The Obsolete Man / The Twilight Zone: The Howling Man / The Twilight Zone: The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street / The Twilight Zone: Nightmare At 20,000 Feet

July 5
12. Independence Day (1996)

July 6
13. The Matrix (1999)

July 8
14. Aliens (1986)

July 9
15. Jurassic Park (1993)

July 10
16. Brazil (1985) The 'Love Conquers All' version

July 11
17. Brazil (1985) The European cut version
18. Cocoon (1985)
19. Cherry 2000 (1988)*

July 13
20. The Invisible Man (1933)
21. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
22. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)*

July 17
23. Planet of the Apes (1968)

July 18
24. Frankenstein (1931)

July 20
25. Videodrome (1983)*
26. Moon Pilot (1962)*
27. Blade Runner (1982)* The Final Cut

July 21
28. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)*

July 23
29. Watchmen (2009)* The Director's Cut

July 24
30. Watchmen Maximum Movie Mode

July 25
31. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
32. Metropolis (1927)*
33. The Prestige (2006)
34. Watchmen Director's Cut Live Community Screening Event with Zack Snyder

July 26
35. Young Frankenstein (1974)

July 27
36. Children of Men (2006)*
37. The Twilight Zone: Two / The Twilight Zone: People Are Alike All Over / Family Guy: Blue Harvest
38. Iron Man (2008)

July 28
39. Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan (1982)

July 29
40. The War of the Worlds (1953)*
41. War of the Worlds (2005)*
42. Back to the Future (1985)
43. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
44. Back to the Future Part III (1990)

July 31
45. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
46. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Checklist:
Spoiler:

Watch one film from every decade, starting with the 1890s.
--- 1900:
--- 1910:
-X- 1920: Metropolis (1927)
-X- 1930: The Invisible Man (1933)
-X- 1940: The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
-X- 1950: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
-X- 1960: Moon Pilot (1962)
-X- 1970: Alien (1979)
-X- 1980: Aliens (1986)
-X- 1990: Jurassic Park (1993)
-X- 2000: Watchmen (2009)

Watch films in at least two languages other than English.
--- First language:
--- Second language: -

--- Watch the MST3K version of a sci-fi film.
-X- Watch a film and its remake. (War of the Worlds)
--- Watch a film based on a video game.
-X- Watch a film based on a novel. (Children of Men)
--- Watch a film directed by Ed Wood.
-X- Watch a film which won an Academy Award -- any category. (Cocoon -Academy Award for Visual Effects in 1985)
-X- Watch a silent sci-fi film. (Metropolis)
-X- Watch a Criterion version sci-fi film. (Brazil)
--- Watch a film with commentary.
-X- Watch a film and at least two sequels. (Back to the Future trilogy)
--- Watch a film that takes place on a holiday.
-X- Watch a film that takes place in space. (Sunshine)
--- Watch a film that takes place on or under the sea.
-X- Watch an animated sci-fi film. (Wall*E)
--- Watch a film with special effects by Ray Harryhausen
-x- Watch a film directed by Roland Emmerich (Independence Day)
--- Watch a film directed by Larry Buchanan

Watch a film for each rating:
-X- G (Planet of the Apes, even with Chuck Heston's butt)
-X- PG (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)
-X- PG-13 (The Prestige)
-X- R (The Matrix)
--- NC-17
--- X
-X- Unrated (Metropolis)

Watch a film in each of the following sci-fi subgenres:
-X- Alien invasion (Independence Day)
-X- Artificial intelligence (Blade Runner)
-X- Cyborg (T2)
-X- Post Apocalyptic (Cherry 2000)
-X- Dying Earth (Sunshine)
--- Hollow earth
-X- Cybernetic revolt (The Matrix)
--- Immortality
--- Parallel universe
-X- Mutants (I Am Legend)
--- Documentary
--- Musical
-X- Spoof (Young Frankenstein)
-X- Time travel (Planet of the Apes)
--- Spy-fi
-X- Space opera (Battlestar Galactica)

Watch a film starring:
-X- Sigourney Weaver (Alien)
-X- Harrison Ford (Blade Runner)
--- Peter Cushing
-X- Boris Karloff (Frankenstein)
-X- Arnold Schwarzenegger (T2)
-X- Will Smith (I Am Legend)
-X- Jeff Goldblum (Independence Day)
-X- Patrick Stewart (X-Men: The Last Stand)
-X- Keanu Reeves (The Day The Earth Stood Still)
--- John Agar
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