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Old 10-16-03, 12:47 PM
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Is Wal-Mart carrying TCM?

I am heading to the nearest Wal-Mart this afternoon to pick up some things, I was wondering if anyone has seen TCM at their local Wal-Mart or will I have to go to Best Buy or Circuit City to get it. I would call but this store is notorious for their lazy workers. Thanks everyone.
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I have and it was in a keepcase as well as opposed to the shitty flimsy plastic thing.
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Great I hope the one I am going to has it
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They should carry it! There's no gore or anything in it.
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what the hell is TCM? Too many abbreviations
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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I thought it was Turner Classic Movies
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Saw TCM at a local Wal-Mart last night. No price marked and the u-scan-it thing was busted, so I'm not sure what the price is.
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Wal-Marts around the country vary, but I bought it there for $14.88.
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Originally posted by nodeerforamonth
They should carry it! There's no gore or anything in it.


Are you being sarcastic or are you really dumb?
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Originally posted by Sierra Disc
I thought it was Turner Classic Movies
Me too Seriously, I wish people would just type movie titles the first time....then you can abbreviate all you want
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it is the same non anamoprhic disc
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Originally posted by Corky Roxbury
it is the same non anamoprhic disc
Yeah, but I never bought the original version (waiting for the much lauded transfer used on the laser) and I really miss having this flick (one of my favorites) so I'll probably go ahead and pick it up while the price is low.
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Originally posted by StevenSpielberg
Are you being sarcastic or are you really dumb?
Probably neither. There is almost no graphic violence in the film. Sorry to burst your glib bubble.
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Originally posted by StevenSpielberg
Are you being sarcastic or are you really dumb?
A common misconception about TCM is that it is one of the goriest and most violent films ever made (which is understandable given the title and the film's reputation). As mookyman mentioned, there is very little violence in the film, and in fact, there is very little blood (another misconception I've read frequently is that there is *no blood* at all in the film, which is also untrue - there is some red stuff, but very little, and fairly mild).

A lot is implied rather than shown in graphic detail, and the film is mostly about atmosphere, tension and mood. Not that the film isn't a horror classic, because it is. It just achieves it without throwing buckets of blood and body parts at the screen which (In my opinion at least) is what makes the film so effective.

Another film which uses this technique to great effect is Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer - nowhere near as violent as it is reputed to be (with the possible exception of the videotaped family execution scene), but It's much more disturbing than any Blood & Guts flick I can think of.

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thanks for all your help, but low and behold my wal-mart did not have it which sucks, I was really looking forward to watching it tonight before I went to see the new one tomorrow night.
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I was at Wal-Mart again today, and it turned out they did have it but they have misplaced it somehow. They don't know if they put in the Halloween display ar what. So they currently don't know where it is.
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I saw "Last House On The Left" at Wal-Mart before... so probably they would carry TCM too. Its no worse I dont think.
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