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Old 06-29-10, 04:55 PM   #53
orlmac
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Re: Summer Sci-Fi/Fantasy Challenge 10 - List Thread

I'm in, shooting to complete the checklist without duplicates if possible!

Daily List

1. July 1: A Trip To the Moon (1902) by Georges Melies - the only way to start this challenge is by watching the first Science Fiction film ever made!
2. July 1: Fahrenheit 451 (1966) - this movie starts out slows but ends well, it takes care of the category of based on a novel.
3. July 1: The Terminator (1984) - Outstanding movie that starts out the category of film with two sequels.
4. July 2: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916) - Very good silent movie that I would not have watched without the 1910 decade challenge.
5. July 2: Fantastic Voyage (1966) - Excellent movie deserving of the awards it received.
6. July 2: The Time Machine (2002) - Very good movie for the category of Dying Earth.
7. July 3: Voyage To the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
8. July 3: Bride of the Monster (1955)
9. July 4: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
10. July 4: Virtuosity (1995)
11. July 5: The Running Man (1987)
12. July 5: The Lost World (1925)
13. July 5: The Wizard of Oz (1939)
14. July 6: Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
15. July 6: Day Watch (2006)
16. July 6: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
17. July 7: Aelita: Queen of Mars (2004)
18. July 7: Son of Flubber (1963)
19. July 7: Alice in Wonderland (2010)
20. July 8: Westworld (1973)
21. July 8: Horror Planet (Inseminoid) (1981)
22. July 9: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
23. July 9: Superhero Movie (2008)
24. July 9: Logan's Run (1976)
25. July 10: Toy Story 3 (2010)
26. July 11: Siren of Bagdad (1953)
27. July 11: The Thing (1982)
28. July 12: Mother of Tears (2007)
29. July 12: Time Barbarians (1990)
30. July 12: Man With the Screaming Brain (2005)
31. July 12: I, Monster (1971)
32. July 13: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
33. July 13: Aliens (1986)
34. July 13: Brainstorm (1983)
35. July 14: Scanners (1981)
36. July 14: Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
37. July 15: Trancers (1985)
38. July 15: Zardoz (1974)
39. July 15: Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
40. July 16: Alphaville (1965)
41. July 16: Timecrimes (2007)
42. July 16: Cyborg (1989)
43. July 17: Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
44. July 17: The Faculty (1998)
45. July 17: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
46. July 19: King Kong (1933)
47. July 19: Soylent Green (1973)
48. July 20: 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
49. July 20: Blade Runner (1982)
50. July 21: On the Beach (1959)
51. July 21: A Clockwork Orange (1971)
52. July 22: Brazil (1985)
53. July 22: The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
54. July 23: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
55. July 23: Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
56. July 23: It's Alive (1974)
57. July 24: Pandorum (2009)
58. July 24: Independence Day (1996)
59. July 24: Firestarter (1984)
60. July 24: Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
61. July 25: King Kong (2005)
62. July 26: The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
63. July 26: Doom (2005)
64. July 26: Babylon A.D. (2008)
65. July 27: The Mad Monster (1942) - Mystery Science Theatre 2000
66. July 27: X-Men (2000)
67. July 28: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
68. July 28: Clash of the Titans (1981)
69. July 29: Ghosts of Mars (2001)
70. July 29: The Return of Doctor X (1939)
71. July 30: The Green Slime (1968)
72. July 30: Akira (1988)
73. July 30: Event Horizon (1997)
74. July 30: Frankenstein (1931) (commentary)
75. July 31: Wild, Wild Planet (1965)
76. July 31: Monkey Shines (1988)
77. July 31: The Matrix (1999)

Completed the checklist without duplicates on 7/31/10!

Checklist
Spoiler:

Challenge List

Watch one film from every decade, starting with the 1900s.
-X- 1900 - A Trip To the Moon (1902)
-X- 1910 - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
-X- 1920 - The Lost World (1925)
-X- 1930 - The Return of Doctor X (1939)
-X- 1940 - The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
-X- 1950 - Siren of Bagdad (1953)
-X- 1960 - Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
-X- 1970 - Soylent Green (1973)
-X- 1980 - Brainstorm (1983)
-X- 1990 - Virtuosity (1995)
-X- 2000 - Man With the Screaming Brain (2005)
-X- 2010 - Toy Story 3 (2010)

Watch films in at least two languages other than English.
-X- First language - Russian - Day Watch (2006)
-X- Second language - Spanish - Timecrimes (2007)

-X- Watch the MST3K/Rifftrax/Cinematic Titanic version of a sci-fi/fantasy film - The Mad Monster (1942) - Mystery Science Theatre 2000
-X- Watch a film and its remake - King Kong (1933); King Kong (2005)
-X- Watch a film based on a video game - Doom (2005)
-X- Watch a film based on a novel - Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
-X- Watch a film directed by Ed Wood - Bride of the Monster
-X- Watch a film which won an Academy Award -- any category - Fantastic Voyage (1966)
-X- Watch a silent film - Aelita: Queen of Mars (2004)
-X- Watch a Criterion version film - Alphaville (1965)
-X- Watch a film with commentary - Frankenstein (1931)
-X- Watch a film and at least two sequels - Terminator (1984); Terminator 2 (1991); Terminator 3 (2003)
-X- Watch a film that takes place on a holiday - Independence Day (1996)
-X- Watch a film that takes place in space - The Green Slime (1968)
-X- Watch a film that takes place on or under the sea - Voyage To the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
-X- Watch an animated film - Akira (1988)
-X- Watch a film with special effects by Ray Harryhausen - Clash of the Titans (1981)
-X- Watch a film directed by David Cronenberg - Scanners (1981)
-X- Watch a film directed by Larry Cohen - It's Alive (1974)
-X- Watch a film directed by Tim Burton - Alice in Wonderland (2010)
-X- Watch a film directed by Terry Gilliam - Brazil (1985)
-X- Watch a film directed by Charles Band - Trancers (1985)
-X- Watch a film that takes place in the "future" but the year has already come and gone - 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Watch a film for each rating:
-X- G - Son of Flubber (1963)
-X- PG - Logan's Run (1976)
-X- PG-13 - Babylon A.D. (2008)
-X- R - Mother of Tears (2007)
-X- NC-17 - Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
-X- X - A Clockwork Orange (1971)
-X- Unrated - Horror Planet (Inseminoid) (1981)


Watch a film in each of the following subgenres:
-X- Alien invasion - The Thing (1982)
-X- Artificial intelligence - 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
-X- Cyborg - Cyborg (1989)
-X- Post-Apocalyptic - On the Beach (1959)
-X- Dying Earth - The Time Machine (2002)
-X- Sword and Sorcery - Time Barbarians (1990)
-X- Cybernetic revolt - Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
-X- Immortality - Zardoz (1974)
-X- Parallel universe - The Wizard of Oz (1939)
-X- Mutants - X-Men (2000)
-X- Superhero - Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
-X- What-If - The Matrix (1999)
-X- Spoof - Superhero Movie (2008)
-X- Time travel - Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
-X- Spy-fi - G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
-X- Space Western - Ghosts of Mars (2001)
-X- Paranormal - Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Watch a film starring:
-X- Sigourney Weaver - Aliens (1986)
-X- Harrison Ford - Blade Runner (1982)
-X- Peter Cushing - I, Monster (1971)
-X- Boris Karloff - The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
-X- Arnold Schwarzenegger - The Running Man (1987)
-X- Elijah Wood - The Faculty (1998)
-X- Drew Barrymore - Firestarter (1984)
-X- Daniel Radcliffe - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
-X- Keanu Reeves - The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
-X- Patrick Stewart - Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

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