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Old 10-09-10, 04:32 PM
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I have it on my DVDR. The first lines are pretty mundane (after Rex flies in to meet de Richlau and company):
Yeah, it seems most first lines are rather mundane.

Thanks so much, though!
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[email protected] seems to be adding to the posts in the lists thread still. Anyone get anywhere with the PMs?
I never heard back from them on my PM to them. I did notice that one of the posts was edited, but I'm not sure what was changed. Anyone else want to try? Maybe point them to this thread so we can help them out?

The other option would be to reply directly to them in the list thread and then delete your own post at a later time once they seem to acknowledge. Once again, maybe steer them to this thread?
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Originally Posted by MinLShaw View Post
Given that the MPAA no longer uses "X," and how few qualify for this challenge, perhaps going forward the X & NC-17 might be combined for the checklist? Otherwise, annual participants are going to have to begin re-watching specific movies on a rotating basis just to earn that one check.
True, but I'll always have to do them all. My OCD compelled me to add them, and the pre and post MPAA unrated. I have to go all or nothing when it comes to those things, hence the decades thing too.....
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I never heard back from them on my PM to them. I did notice that one of the posts was edited, but I'm not sure what was changed. Anyone else want to try? Maybe point them to this thread so we can help them out?

The other option would be to reply directly to them in the list thread and then delete your own post at a later time once they seem to acknowledge. Once again, maybe steer them to this thread?
I'll give it a try.
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Old 10-09-10, 05:11 PM
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I'll give it a try.
Good post over there. Hopefully it'll work.
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If anyone is interested, the entire Evil Dead: The Musical is available on Youtube, for now. Here's the link to Part 1. . Unfortunately, the uploader used an unregistered program to convert the file so that there's a watermark visible onscreen. Still, it's well worth watching.

I reckon the Youtube copyright cops are asleep because there's a ton of horror films on there right now.
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Originally Posted by Trevor View Post
Always seem to have slight trouble trying to find films to fit the ratings part of the checklist, so I did some research just now that will hopefully prove useful to others. I went through each year's list thread and tallied the films from the harder to fill ratings of G, PG-13, NC-17, and X. No fact checking done yet, so please feel free to give me corrections or additions.

G

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Creature From the Black Lagoon
Wallace & Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit
The Worst Witch
The Haunting (1963)
The Time Machine (1960)
Dracula Has Risen From the Grave
several Scooby Doo films I think

PG-13
Spoiler:


huge list pending, or maybe I'll just skip this since there are many more than I thought


NC-17

The Evil Dead
Man Bites Dog
High Tension
Frontiers
Pieces
Revenge of the Living Dead Girls
Scrapbook

X

Blood for Dracula
Cannibal Holocaust
Dawn of the Dead (1978) (DC)
The Devils (1971)
Evil Dead 2
Flesh for Frankenstein
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
The Hills Have Eyes
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Isla: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Snuff
Here's some more. Surprised to learn Grindhouse is NC-17.

G
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?cer...e_type=feature

PG
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?cer...e_type=feature

PG-13
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?cer...e_type=feature

NC-17
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?cer...e_type=feature

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Originally Posted by Dick Laurent View Post
Yeah, it seems most first lines are rather mundane.
Looking at your list, I would guess that the most common first line in a horror movie is: "Aaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!"
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Originally Posted by brainee View Post
Looking at your list, I would guess that the most common first line in a horror movie is: "Aaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!"
Yeah, it is the go-to intro, huh? I keep the quotes simple (without character names, etc) mainly for ease of read for those perusing my list. I picked random quotes last year, thought I'd change it up this time. Thanks again for your help.

Oh, and BTW, I enjoyed your take on Death Bed.
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Doh! If I knew that IMDB let us search that way I wouldn't have done the research. Although I guess it isn't a perfect search tool, not taking into account all the re-ratings and titles not classified horror.
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Originally Posted by MinLShaw View Post
...Given that the MPAA no longer uses "X," and how few qualify for this challenge, perhaps going forward the X & NC-17 might be combined for the checklist? Otherwise, annual participants are going to have to begin re-watching specific movies on a rotating basis just to earn that one check.
What they actually did was *change* the "X" rating to "NC-17" because the porn industry adopted "X". In that way parents wouldn't think their kiddies were off to see some nekkidness and lewd behaviour. Originally the "X" rating simply meant "Adults only (18+)". NC-17 is "No One 17 and Under Admitted" which is just another way of saying 18+. So the true nature of things is "X"="NC-17". For all practical purposes they are one and the same as far as non-porn films are concerned. The name has been changed to protect the innocent...

Given that, I'd say either eliminate the "X" rating from the checklists *or* just use a NC-17 film in that slot since as far as the MPAA is concerned it's the same thing, just notated differently.
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I'm really hesitant to throw myself out here as the defendant of Halloween II but I watched it for the first time this morning and I didn't see what is so wrong with it. It's a flawed film to be sure and my least favorite of Rob Zombie's movies.

Spoiler:
Michael's hallucinations besides being hokey as hell, exist only to give Sheri Moon Zombie a role in the film. And there's the anachronisms. The most blatant being Weird Al's cameo but I found that one more amusing than annoying.


Still I thought it was a decent follow-up to Rob Zombie's first Halloween. If you didn't like that one the sequel won't bring you around. I didn't take it too seriously and I didn't hate it. It's not a glowing recommendation but if you watch it you might not hate it either.
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What are your thoughts on Children of the Corn? I purchased it on DVD for the challenge and noticed that it is also on Blu-Ray. I don't remember much of the movie. Before I open the packaging, is the movie worth buying on Blu-Ray versus DVD?
Children of the Corn is one of the best looking catalog titles I've seen on Blu-ray. I would definitely go that route, plus it has special features in HD.
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I'm really hesitant to throw myself out here as the defendant of Halloween II but I watched it for the first time this morning and I didn't see what is so wrong with it. It's a flawed film to be sure and my least favorite of Rob Zombie's movies.

Still I thought it was a decent follow-up to Rob Zombie's first Halloween. If you didn't like that one the sequel won't bring you around. I didn't take it too seriously and I didn't hate it. It's not a glowing recommendation but if you watch it you might not hate it either.
I hated his first Halloween, despite liking his earlier films. Hated it with a passion. But admit that this may be largely due to the fact that I love the original so much, and hated the changes and the poor quality of what he kept the same. I do plan to give it another try someday, perhaps this coming 31st, where I will try to completely forget the original film and think of it as a new film. Will likely watch the sequel for the first time then as well.
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Keeping the theme for the 9th in mind. Do you guys think Thriller would count in the challenge? Initially I wouldn't think so but it is very similar to I Spit on Your Grave, and the wife seems to like rape/revenge flicks.
Give Bad Reputation a go. I watched it earlier for the challenge, and it's really well made for it's budget. Very realistic characters. It's a shame Maverick got the distribution rights. A better company could have done more with it.
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Wathced the Grindhouse theatrical cut, the original version of The Blob and the remake of The Crazies today. Its been a good marathon day with Troll 2 on blu coming up... along with many more beers hahaha.
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I watched the original Last House on the Left with commentary as part of today's theme. It features Craven and Cunningham. Best commentary I've heard yet. It was funny, enlightening, heartfelt, and a genuine good time hanging out with two "masters" of horror. I highly recommend.
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Dressed To Kill is rated X
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Dressed To Kill is rated X
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080661/
Also the original cut of I Drink Your Blood which is out on DVD now.
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Dressed To Kill is rated X
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080661/
And don't forget Phantasm also held that rating, albeit briefly.
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(Remakes usually induce vomiting.)
Normally I avoid them like the plague, but once every blue moon there's one that gets rave reviews and just begs to be seen. Yesterday I caught The Crazies redux and, well, I didn't dislike it ...at all. In fact, quite a few of the re-visited Romero films (excluding Day) I've enjoyed. And I recently read an old Fango article written by Stephen King where he was giving praise to the new Last House on the Left. Naturally I'll have to check that one out now. The only downside is I feel dirty inside after enjoying them.
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And I recently read an old Fango article written by Stephen King where he was giving praise to the new Last House on the Left. Naturally I'll have to check that one out now. The only downside is I feel dirty inside after enjoying them.
It was approved by Craven himself. It is pretty good. (Conversely, Nightmare was not approved by Craven)

One good thing about remakes for the horror genre, is we usually benefit from the attention. Special editions and extra features/treatment start to appear.
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Just finished a double feature of Madman and Friday the 13th.... the new Madman DVD from Code Red has some serious transfer issues, but I'm glad to finally own a copy of it, the fan made documentary on the extras was a nice bonus, I find it odd that the one guy owns so much Madman memorabilia, even getting custom made action figures and paintings done.

Now onto Friday the 13th Part 2 - I plan on finishing the entire series, remake, and documentary over the next couple days. \
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