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Old 10-17-07, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Trevor
I think you could stop now and finish in the top five.

Edit to add: Dude, I just looked at your list, and you haven't slowed down at all. Except for one day w/ 2, you've been doing 5-8 every single day. But nice try at being all modest and stuff.

You're only like 2 movies out of first.
I have slowed down though, I used to watch 4 between 11 pm and 5-6 am, but now I am down to two. I doubt 130s is going to even place top ten, based on all the talk from the closed thread.
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Originally Posted by Chad
Again, that's my blunder. That was taken from caligulathegod's rules he included with the 3 Wild Cards info (and no disrespect to him), but we've never counted television shows unless used as a wild card option. Again, MOH are actually movies despite Showtime/IDT's attempts to make you think otherwise. I'll update it.

Sorry for the added confusion.
No problem, but since I was going to return that set, you two owe me $$.

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Originally Posted by ViewAskewbian
Where does Mystery Science Theatre stand in all of this? It is a show with characters that return week after week but also it is a feature length film. I imagine this show gets a pass under the commentary card seeing as how it has been fine in recent years as well as this one?
We've discussed this a few times. They count.

Even though they sometimes edit 10 or so minutes out of the movie, they basically show the full feature, with added content to boot.
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For the check list can I count Saw III as a revenge movie??
Old 10-17-07, 09:57 PM
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Yeah, that was my error because that text was written up before the rules were firmly established. Regular TV shows were always out of bounds but there was still a semi-debate on including anthology shows since they meet the 40 minute rule and individual stories often based upon pre-existing short stories. Heck, one Twilight Zone episode won an Oscar as a pre-existing short film.
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Originally Posted by wlverinefactor
For the check list can I count Saw III as a revenge movie??
sure
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Originally Posted by caligulathegod
Heck, one Twilight Zone episode won an Oscar as a pre-existing short film.
Which one? (as I go to google it anyway...)
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the "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Ridge" Twilight Zone episode won, didn't it?
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Originally Posted by edwardnortonfan
the "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Ridge" Twilight Zone episode won, didn't it?
Yep, that was the one, but it was not one of the hour long episodes, so it would have to be a wildcard to use it. Great short film though. I remember seeing it in school without the TZ parts.
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Need some thoughts on Hitchcock's 1943 Shadow Of A Doubt. To me it is one of the earlier films to feature a serial killer and must have influenced quite a few films. It has a sneaky method of horror, sort of the feeling you would get if Ward Cleaver was revealed to be a 1950's version of John Wayne Gacy.

Thanks for input on Deliverance.
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Finally hit my 50 mark thnx to the overnight shift at my job and the awesome price for the saw trilogy.

i think its time for a Moh and 8 films to die for marathon this weekend since im off.
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Originally Posted by Trevor
Yep, that was the one, but it was not one of the hour long episodes, so it would have to be a wildcard to use it. Great short film though. I remember seeing it in school without the TZ parts.
Yeah i saw it in college after we read the story by Ambrose Bierce.
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Do the hour long episodes count? I thought someone in the other thread said the long TZs don't count and neither do the Hammer House of Horrors episodes...?
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Officially, no.
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There's a storm brewing - supposed to be thunderstorms later tonight, so I purposely picked out a couple of horror films with storms in them: Suspiria and Dead & Buried. I love it when it simultaneously storms in the film and outside for real ...and especially when the two sync up together. It always adds a little something special to the viewing experience.


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No problem, but since I was going to return that set, you two owe me $$.

Accept PayPal?

Hey, I know the feeling because I have the entire series that's just sitting on the shelf collecting dust that I've been dying to break open.
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Set those DVRs because it's time for another TCM Friday marathon:

Code:
October 19
6:00 Am - The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
7:30 AM - The Soul of a Monster (1944)
8:45 AM - I Bury The Living (1958)
10:15 AM - The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964)
11:45 AM - The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
1:45 PM - Dementia 13 (1963)
3:00 PM - Berserk! (1967)
4:45 PM - Scream of Fear (1961)
6:15 PM - Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
8:00 PM - Mark Of The Vampire (1935)
9:15 PM - Freaks (1932)
10:30 PM - The Devil Doll (1936)
12:00 AM - London After Midnight (1927)
1:00 AM - The Unknown (1927)

And I just stumbled across this: Rotten Tomatoes Top 50 Horror Movies
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Set those DVRs because it's time for another TCM Friday marathon:
Great lineup -- more Joan Crawford, Tallulah Bankhead, Christopher Lee, and a Tod Browning quintuple-feature!
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I just finished the two History Channel docs on the Amityville house, pretty lousy pieces. I didn't expect too much, but still, these were just weak.
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lol at fusionx suddenly putting up huge numbers the day after viewaskabian posted their list lol
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lol at fusionx suddenly putting up huge numbers the day after viewaskabian posted their list lol
Be careful...don't wanna be lumped in with the rest of the sour grapes
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Originally Posted by EdTheRipper
Originally Posted by steelpotato
lol at fusionx suddenly putting up huge numbers the day after viewaskabian posted their list lol
Be careful...don't wanna be lumped in with the rest of the sour grapes
MOD NOTE: No... the proper warning is; "be careful... you don't want to get suspended". It seemed to be these types of posts that were causing problems w/ the thread before. Let this be an example of the type of post NOT TO POST. Talk about the movies, suggestions, recommendations and about what counts all you want. Leave the discussion about each other's behavior wrt who has watched what and whether or not you think they are being truthful out of it.
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I found a 47 minute movie yesterday, Monsters Crash the Pajama Party.

Does anyone else have a backup plan for when the power goes out? It went out over here for a couple hours so I took a break and ate dinner. I figured it the power wasn't back on when I was finished, I'd watch what I have on my Zune until that battery dies. Then I have a portable dvd player with a charged battery. If that goes out, and I'm really desperate, I could always make my wife drive around or leave the van running in the driveway and watch the dvd player in there. That's just crazy though.
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I'm like a dozen movies behind...and MY list is the one you're worried about? Did anyone happen to rent The Believers? I couldn't find it at any of the stores here.
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Originally Posted by steelpotato
lol at fusionx suddenly putting up huge numbers the day after viewaskabian posted their list lol
I don't personally see his pace as having changed and I welcome a good race.
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Man 'o man I wish I would have known there was a challenge like this earlier, I'm up to about 287 horror flicks so far. I originally did it as a way of finally watching all those crappy flicks that have been sitting on shelf not being watched and collecting dust and watching some old ones to help remind me as to why I don't watch them regularly.

Would have been more fun participating in a challenge and not feeling so much like a chore.

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