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Post by zzzorf » January 2nd, 2019, 8:05 am

Yesterday's viewing.

1. The Secret of Kells (2009) 5/10
2. Kwaidan (1964) 3/10
3. Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011) 4/10
4. Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017) 4/10

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Post by VincentPrice » January 2nd, 2019, 8:28 am

3. The Invasion-2007: 8/10 (rewatch)
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1. Extinction-2018: 8/10
2. Hulk-2003: 8/10 (rewatch)

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Post by peeptoad » January 2nd, 2019, 1:16 pm

3. The Return (1980) 4
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Post by flavo5000 » January 2nd, 2019, 2:27 pm

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1. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

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2. The Children (1980)

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3. Lancelot du Lac (1974)
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Post by 45MinuteZoom » January 2nd, 2019, 3:28 pm

1. Speed Racer (2008, Wachowskis) rewatch - started the year trying to share one of my favorite movies with my girlfriend. She wasn’t about it, too bright, needlessly convoluted...which are fair criticisms. It is all style and a ton of camp, and if you aren’t loving that style you’re gonna hate it, but it is like this movie was made specifically for me, the style is exactly on my wavelength. 10/10

2. King Kong (1933, Cooper and Schoedsak) - oh man, I should have been expecting the racism but it caught me off guard. Still, beyond the story it does have some pretty fantastic special effects. And the line after Jack confessing his love was fantastic: “But Jack, you hate women!” 6/10

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Post by frbrown » January 2nd, 2019, 3:33 pm

1. Armitage III: Poly Matrix (1996)

Cyberpunk anime. Not that good.


2. Spirit of Wonder: Miss China's Ring (1992)

A much better anime, steampunk this time

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Post by OldAle1 » January 2nd, 2019, 4:09 pm

For the last several years I've always started off the new one with schlock - I figure there's nowhere to go but up, right? But of course I tend to pick my schlock carefully, except for the year when RedLetterMedia ran some schlocky home-state films streaming - so I usually end up enjoying them, and there's no doubt I'll see a few much crappier films this year. Anyway -

1. Creature With the Atom Brain (Edward L. Cahn, 1955)

A gangster is at his safe putting away money when a huge zombie-like man breaks in through the window and kills him by breaking him in half - surprise surprise, it really is a zombie, manufactured by another gangster, Buchanan, back in town after Italian exile and accompanied by a German scientist he's using to turn dead people into indestructible zombies that he controls to go after all of his enemies. Only handsome Chet Walker (Richard Denning, the only vaguely familiar name here), a police scientist, can stop him! Ultra-cheap and generally pretty stupid but it doesn't wear out it's welcome at just over an hour and has it's moments. More overtly sexist than even most other SF films of this era - the way Walker treats his wife as someone who just isn't capable of understanding man's business - so be warned about that. Overall only worth it for 50s SF or zombie completists.

2. The Mole People (Virgil W. Vogel, 1956)

Director Vogel had become a fairly competent technician, working as an editor on some decent westerns in the 50s and the more than decent SF film This Island Earth in the previous year before getting this, his first film as director, and it shows in a pretty well put together cheapie that looks better than it's $200k budget, especially the excellent matte paintings (albeit all in b/w unlike the even better matte work in TIE) of the underground world. It's a fairly ordinary story all told, about a bunch of archaeologists led by John Agar and Hugh Beaumont who discover an underground world under a mountain while researching ancient Sumerian tablets. There are the titular mole people, who tunnel through the earth and attack them, bringing them to the city of the albinos who are descended from ancient Sumerians, live on a diet of mushrooms, rats and goats, and believe they are the only people on (in) Earth. Luckily the surface worlders speak ancient Sumerian (which sounds just like English) and have a flashlight that convinces the cavedwellers that they're messengers from the goddess Ishtar... for a while. And of course there's a beautiful girl who doesn't fit in and falls in love with Agar, and of course there are fights and if you've seen this kind of thing before you can guess the ending although there's one nice little surprise that I won''t spoil. A bit dull at times and there's a reason Agar never became a real star but pretty enjoyable overall.

3. One Million B.C. (Hal Roach/Hal Roach Jr, 1940)

Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Carole Landis, whose short career really got going with this, her first starring role, so TCM dedicated the night to her. Like the Raquel Welch version a quarter century later this highlights the physical assets of it's leading lady (and leading man, Victor Mature, also getting his career going in his second film) and offers a pretty silly story of grunting cavemen battling dinosaurs and mammoths and such - done mostly with rear projection that can look pretty decent or pretty terrible scene to scene, but also with models, guys in suits, and miniatures - the whole gamut of what was available FX-wise at the time. I enjoyed this a lot more than I expected to, it's nothing truly memorable or anything but it's reasonably pleasant in it's storytelling and the simple message of working together and not resorting to violence first thing is presented without any real moralizing (I guess that would be tough with no intelligible dialogue). And the production design is pretty cool and compares well with most of the few other significant sf/fantasy films of this period.

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Post by albajos » January 2nd, 2019, 10:05 pm

07. Them! (1954) USA 3 official lists 2 923 checks
Sci-Fi. Ants and nuclear bombs don't go together.
08. The Stepford Wives (1975) USA 2 official lists 3 677 checks
Sci-Fi. I have seen the newer version before but I clearly prefer this.
09. Mannequin (1987) USA 1 473 checks
Fantasy. A necklace puts a curse on whoever wears it.
10. Mannequin: On the Move (1991) USA 188 checks
Fantasy. Almost the same story, but now without the necklace, just the spell. Some of the same characters appear again, but not the leads.
11. Weird Science (1985) USA 5 816 checks
Sci-Fi. It has a message, but it is a hard watch until they get there.
12. The Dark Crystal (1982) USA | UK 1 official list 4 344 checks
Fantasy. Didin't like this at all. It's basically Final Fantasy collecting shards to beat evil.
13. Trancers (1984) USA 2 official lists 843 checks
Sci-Fi. Cop from the future are on the hunt.
14. Two of a Kind (1983) USA 843 checks [rewatch]
Fantasy. God starts a bet with some angels that Travolta will become a good human since God want to reboot earth. Realised halfway through that I had seen it before.
15. Wonder Woman (1974) USA 18 checks
Fantasy. She has the same origin story as the modern Wonder Woman. Not much powers in the 70s though, she's more like a Charlie's Angel. But she does have her plane.
16. Sabrina Goes to Rome (1998) USA 361 checks
Fantasy. She's a witch! Not as fun as the TV-series. This is more romance than anything there. But Salem saves some of the movie.
17. Witchcraft II: The Temptress (1989) USA 16 checks
18. Witchcraft 8: Salem's Ghost (1996) USA 5 checks
Fantasy. The quality between the 2-3 first in the series and the remaining 13 are unbelivable. I'm at 15/16 now only missing movie 7 or 9. But in no hurry to see it.
19. The Beastmaster (1982) USA 3 official lists 1 259 checks
Fantasy. Typical sword and sorcery fare.

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Off. list progress:
+4 The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies (87,0%)
+3 Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen (64,6%)
+2 100 Science Fiction Films (BFI Screen Guide) (78,0%)

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05. *batteries not included (1987)
01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007)
03. Christopher Robin (2018)
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967)
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004)
04. Tomorrowland (2015)

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02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967)
05. *batteries not included (1987)
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004)
01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007)
04. Tomorrowland (2015)
03. Christopher Robin (2018)

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01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007) 30
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004) 5
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) 3
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967) 1
04. Tomorrowland (2015) 1

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01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007) 67 371
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004) 5 644
04. Tomorrowland (2015) 5 060
05. *batteries not included (1987) 1 906
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) 737
03. Christopher Robin (2018) 705
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967) 568

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Post by Hunziker » January 2nd, 2019, 11:02 pm

1. Ginga tetsudô Three-Nine (1979) - 6/10.
A thin plot, lots of fun locations. Also ludicrously incestuous, which was nice. Otherwise pretty much what you'd expect.

2. Starman (1984) - 6.5/10
Last remaining official Carpenter for me. Was not disappointed. 80's Jeff Bridges > 90's Jeff Bridges.

3. Enemy Mine (1985) - 6.5/10
Though clearly flawed for the get go, not even a Blade Runner-like narration could ruin this zanny LGBT cornerstone.

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Post by Simba63 » January 3rd, 2019, 12:03 am

1. When Worlds Collide (1951) - 7/10
2. Born in Flames (1983) - 4/10
3. The Damned (1962) - 6/10
4. Sleep Dealer (2008) - 5/10

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Post by VincentPrice » January 3rd, 2019, 1:07 am

4. Rampage-2018: 9/10 (rewatch)
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1. Extinction-2018: 8/10
2. Hulk-2003: 8/10 (rewatch)
3. The Invasion-2007: 8/10 (rewatch)

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » January 3rd, 2019, 1:23 am

1. Ready Player One (2018 / Steven Spielberg) FTV 7/10
2. Annihilation (2018 / Alex Garland) FTV 7/10
3. The Shape of Water (2017 / Guillermo del Toro) FTV 8/10
4. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018 / Ron Howard) FTV 8/10
5. The Brain (1988 / Ed Hunt) FTV 6/10

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Post by sol » January 3rd, 2019, 3:27 am

albajos wrote:
January 2nd, 2019, 10:05 pm
!seen 19
(D:)

That's a lot of films for two days.

psychotronicbeatnik wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 1:23 am
5. The Brain (1988 / Ed Hunt) FTV 6/10
Nice to see a positive score for this one. No, it's not quite as good as vintage Cronenberg, but how did you like those video hallucinations as he watches that broadcast given by a woman against an orange background very similar to the one in Videodrome?
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Post by sol » January 3rd, 2019, 3:29 am

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1. Solaris (1972) REVISION
2. Solaris (2002) REVISION
3. Solaris (1968)
4. Groundhog Day (1993)
5. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

6. Annihilation (2018)

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This Alex Garland film has aptly been compared to Tarkovsky's Stalker and Solaris, and like those movies, the power of Annihilation lies in its build-up and central mystery. In fact, the film becomes less interesting once it begins to offer answers. The emotional crux of the film is the fact that each of the protagonists have volunteered for the "suicide mission" because of voids in their life, yet Garland focuses on fleshing out the sci-fi content to the point that the film only mildly resonates a drama - but the ambiguous ending was great.
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Post by flavo5000 » January 3rd, 2019, 4:00 am

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4. Alraune (1930)

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5. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

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6. The Blue Bird (1940)

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7-11. Bubblegum Crisis (1987) Ep. 3-8

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12. The Blood of Jesus (1941)
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1. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
2. The Children (1980)
3. Lancelot du Lac (1974)
4. Alraune (1930)
5. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
6. The Blue Bird (1940)
7-11. Bubblegum Crisis (1987) Ep. 3-8
12. The Blood of Jesus (1941)

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Post by maxwelldeux » January 3rd, 2019, 4:05 am

flavo5000 wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 4:00 am
7-11. Bubblegum Crisis (1987) Ep. 3-8
Can you clarify that numbering? You list 6 episodes, but only count 5 points. Is that accurate?

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Post by jdidaco » January 3rd, 2019, 5:14 am

(Screenshots from 'Marguerite de la nuit' & 'Un couteau dans le coeur')

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3. Le roi des aulnes (The Erl King, Marie-Louise Iribe, 1931) 8.5/10
4. Marguerite de la nuit (Marguerite of the Night, Claude Autant-Lara, 1955) 8.5/10
5. Palaver (Emile Degelin, 1969) 9/10
6. Un couteau dans le coeur (Knife+Heart, Yann Gonzalez, 2018) 8/10

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1. Dom, kotoryy postroil Svift (The House That Swift Built, Mark Zakharov, 1982) 9.5/10
2. Na zlatom kryltse sideli (Sitting on the Golden Porch, Boris Rytsarev, 1987) 8/10

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Post by jeroeno » January 3rd, 2019, 5:30 am

7. Mechte navstrechu (1963)

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Post by flavo5000 » January 3rd, 2019, 5:50 am

maxwelldeux wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 4:05 am
flavo5000 wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 4:00 am
7-11. Bubblegum Crisis (1987) Ep. 3-8
Can you clarify that numbering? You list 6 episodes, but only count 5 points. Is that accurate?
That's correct. Most of the episodes are in the 45 to 60 minute range but ep 3 is 27 min. and ep 4 iis 38 minutes. So together they're 1 point.

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Post by Knaldskalle » January 3rd, 2019, 6:27 am

2. Idiocracy (Judge, 2006). I've often heard about this and knew the premise (which is brilliant), but never got around to actually seeing it until now. I'm sure it was funny in 2006, but here in 2019 it's almost uncomfortable how apt it is in its predictions.

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Post by Onderhond » January 3rd, 2019, 6:36 am

sol wrote:
January 1st, 2019, 1:51 pm
4. Groundhog Day (1993)

While the basic idea has cropped in many films since (Repeaters, Source Code, Happy Death Day etc)
I think it's time you add Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer to your list for this challenge. Don't worry about the franchise, people who dug the franchise didn't like Oshii's adaptation either and I've seen the film myself without prior knowledge of the UY universe. It's also an official check, so what more do you need!

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Post by maxwelldeux » January 3rd, 2019, 6:59 am

flavo5000 wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 5:50 am
maxwelldeux wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 4:05 am
flavo5000 wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 4:00 am
7-11. Bubblegum Crisis (1987) Ep. 3-8
Can you clarify that numbering? You list 6 episodes, but only count 5 points. Is that accurate?
That's correct. Most of the episodes are in the 45 to 60 minute range but ep 3 is 27 min. and ep 4 iis 38 minutes. So together they're 1 point.
Gotcha - thanks! Didn't even think episodes would vary that much in length. :shrug:

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Post by maxwelldeux » January 3rd, 2019, 7:01 am

Knaldskalle wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 6:27 am
1. Idiocracy (Judge, 2006). I've often heard about this and knew the premise (which is brilliant), but never got around to actually seeing it until now. I'm sure it was funny in 2006, but here in 2019 it's almost uncomfortable how apt it is in its predictions.
Oh god. You're right. This is making ME uncomfortable.

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Post by maxwelldeux » January 3rd, 2019, 7:29 am

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1. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
2. El Incidente (2014)
3. Vinyl (1965)
4. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
5. The Orville: Ja'Lojah (2018)

If your big complaint about Star Trek: TNG was "just not enough soap opera drama for me", then this episode will help you out.

6. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Oy. Just terrible. There were invaders from Mars. And things happened.

7. Dolls (1987)

Some people get lost and stranded in a freak storm, so they stumble upon a mansion and seek shelter. Turns out there are murderous dolls in there. Actually pretty fun to watch. Some terrible acting, but the doll work was fantastic and the coloring was pleasant.

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Post by sol » January 3rd, 2019, 8:49 am

Onderhond wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 6:36 am
sol wrote:
January 1st, 2019, 1:51 pm
4. Groundhog Day (1993)

While the basic idea has cropped in many films since (Repeaters, Source Code, Happy Death Day etc)
I think it's time you add Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer to your list for this challenge. Don't worry about the franchise, people who dug the franchise didn't like Oshii's adaptation either and I've seen the film myself without prior knowledge of the UY universe. It's also an official check, so what more do you need!
Thanks; added to my ever-increasing, mammoth-sized watch-list for the Challenge. ^_^
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Post by Daviddoes » January 3rd, 2019, 11:06 am

1. Radius (2017) 6/10

2. Shorts - 63min
2a. Le tunnel sous La Manche ou Le cauchemar franco-anglais (1907) 15min
2b. Cheese (2008) 16min
2c. Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967) 15min
2d. Sur un air de Charleston (1927) 17min


3. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) 7.5/10

4. The Faculty (1998) (REWATCH) 7.5/10

5. It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958) 7/10

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Post by sol » January 3rd, 2019, 12:23 pm

When science is more fantastic than fictionShow
1. Solaris (1972) REVISION
2. Solaris (2002) REVISION
3. Solaris (1968)
4. Groundhog Day (1993)
5. Sorry to Bother You (2018)
6. Annihilation (2018)

7. Mary Poppins (1964)

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A perfectly likeable film if treated as a mere piece of whimsy with memorable tunes, impressive special effects and lots of imaginative adventures. While described as "beasts" though, the children never seem mischievous enough to have run out several nannies. The film also never gets under Mary's skin. There is a very nice message here though and the performances are solid. Dick Van Dyke gets especially good mileage from a dual role under heavy makeup (see above), while David Tomlinson has both the film's funniest and most poignant moments.
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » January 3rd, 2019, 2:09 pm

I'm in

1. The LEGO Batman Movie (2017): 6.5 (not sure if this counts as scifi, but if all the other superhero stuff does, then why not?) - at its best when it's poking fun at the large history of Batman versions.
2. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018): 7.5 - interesting experiment with interactive video combined with a content about that subject.
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Downside is that a lot of choices aren't real choice, but just but you in a repeat loop. The best ending is a combination between the game being a succes and revived as a streaming service series and the one in which he goes back as a kid with his mom to die on the train.
3. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) (Director's Cut): 6.2 - There were some good bits in it and the whole AI concept might be even more on topic nowadays then it was in 1979. But most of it was very dull, for example in the beginning there is an minutes long sequence with Kirk just flying towards the Enterprise.

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Post by albajos » January 3rd, 2019, 2:19 pm

Lonewolf2003 wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 2:09 pm
but if all the other superhero stuff does, then why not?) - at its best when it's poking fun at the large history of Batman versions.
Well, that depends on the superhero. Batman, Punisher and Black Widow are in themselves just highly trained individuals for example.

But as the plot in LEGO Batman both involves Voldemort, the Phantom Zone and guest appearances by the Justice League it's both Fantasy and Sci-Fi just like the LEGO Movie.

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Post by peeptoad » January 3rd, 2019, 3:28 pm

4. Alice ou la dernière fugue (1977) Alice, or the Last Escapade 8
5. The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962) 5
6. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977) 6
7. Let Me In (2010) 7
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2. Reign of Fire (2002) 6
3. The Return (1980) 4

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » January 3rd, 2019, 6:37 pm

sol wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 3:27 am
albajos wrote:
January 2nd, 2019, 10:05 pm
!seen 19
(D:)

That's a lot of films for two days.

psychotronicbeatnik wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 1:23 am
5. The Brain (1988 / Ed Hunt) FTV 6/10
Nice to see a positive score for this one. No, it's not quite as good as vintage Cronenberg, but how did you like those video hallucinations as he watches that broadcast given by a woman against an orange background very similar to the one in Videodrome?
That background did stand out. I wondered if they were actually reusing the Videodrome set. The big round head of the main hallucination was great.
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And the scene where the brain ate the woman and turned itself inside out.
Thanks for calling this one to my attention. I almost rated it a 6+. It didn't measure up to Cronenberg but it was fun. Great to see David Gale in another mad scientist type role. To anyone watching it - Beware the prints on YT - the sound is very low and hard to hear even on the best looking print that I found.

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Post by klaus78 » January 3rd, 2019, 8:43 pm

1. Cocoon (1985) 2/10
2. Upgrade (2018) 8/10
3. Toki o kakeru shôjo [The Little Girl Who Conquered Time] (1983) 6/10
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Post by albajos » January 3rd, 2019, 8:51 pm

20. The Shaggy Dog (1959) USA 521 checks
Fantasy. A magic ring changes a boy into a dog. His father, the postman, hates dogs.
21. A Boy and His Dog (1975) USA 3 official lists 2 307 checks
Sci-Fi. After World War IV a boy and his dog are trying to get laid.
22. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978) USA 54 checks
23. Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979) USA 32 checks
Sci-Fi. He's not so amazing. He does have spider sense and webbing though.
24. Constantine (2005) USA 1 official list 36 050 checks
Fantasy. Keanu Reeves fights demons. It's a documentary.
25. Firefly E01 The Train Job (2002) USA 258 checks
Sci-Fi. I'll watch one every day so I eventually can see Serenity.

I also saw Chitty Chitty Bang Bang but I wont count it because
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The part with the flying car (half of the movie) is just a story he tells his kids.

All1950s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s
Fantasy13215311
Sci-Fi12154-11


Off. list progress:
+5 The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies (88,0%)
+3 Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen (64,6%)
+3 100 Science Fiction Films (BFI Screen Guide) (79,0%)

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ABC
05. *batteries not included (1987)
01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007)
21. A Boy and His Dog (1975)
03. Christopher Robin (2018)
24. Constantine (2005)
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967)
25. Firefly (2002)
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
20. The Shaggy Dog (1959)
22. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)
23. Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979)
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004)
04. Tomorrowland (2015)

Year
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
20. The Shaggy Dog (1959)
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967)
21. A Boy and His Dog (1975)
22. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)
23. Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979)
05. *batteries not included (1987)
25. Firefly (2002)
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004)
24. Constantine (2005)
01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007)
04. Tomorrowland (2015)
03. Christopher Robin (2018)

Off. lists
01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007) 30
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004) 5
21. A Boy and His Dog (1975) 3
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) 3
24. Constantine (2005) 1
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967) 1
04. Tomorrowland (2015) 1

Checks
01. Blade Runner - The Final Cut (2007) 67 371
24. Constantine (2005) 36 050
06. THX 1138 - Director's Cut (2004) 5 644
04. Tomorrowland (2015) 5 060
21. A Boy and His Dog (1975) 2 307
05. *batteries not included (1987) 1 906
02. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) 737
03. Christopher Robin (2018) 705
(s1a) Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967) 568
20. The Shaggy Dog (1959) 521
22. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978) 54
23. Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979) 32

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#74

Post by albajos » January 3rd, 2019, 8:59 pm

sol wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 3:27 am
albajos wrote:
January 2nd, 2019, 10:05 pm
!seen 19
(D:)

That's a lot of films for two days.
I'm not going to keep it up. After all my record is this challenge is just 30. Twice.

At least I can take a two day break now and still keep my 5-point average :D

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Post by shugs » January 3rd, 2019, 9:44 pm

1. Der Himmel über Berlin aka Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders, 1987) - 7/10
Interesting, but I did not really connect with it. Still, I can see why people like it.

2. Coco (Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina, 2017) - 6.5/10
Imaginative world building brought down by a predictable and by the numbers plot.

3. Solo: A Star Wars Story (Ron Howard, 2018) - 4/10
Complete garbage. Would have overlooked the bad story and dialogue if the movie was not so underexposed, muddy and butt-ugly.

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Post by vortexsurfer » January 3rd, 2019, 11:17 pm

3. Tidelands: Home (2018)
4. Tidelands: Orphans of L'Attente (2018)
5. Tidelands: Not One of You (2018)
6. Advantageous (Jennifer Phang, 2015)
7. Doctor Who: Resolutions (2019)
8. Ultraviolet (Kurt Wimmer, 2006)

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1. Deddo ribusu/Dead Leaves (Hiroyuki Imaishi, 2004)
2. Early Man (Nick Park, 2018)
3. Tidelands: Home (2018)
4. Tidelands: Orphans of L'Attente (2018)
5. Tidelands: Not One of You (2018)
6. Advantageous (Jennifer Phang, 2015)
7. Doctor Who: Resolutions (2019)
8. Ultraviolet (Kurt Wimmer, 2006)

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Post by 3eyes » January 4th, 2019, 12:48 am

1. Chernaya Molniya / Black lightning (Russia 09) - double
:run: STILL the Gaffer!

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » January 4th, 2019, 1:11 am

6. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018 / J.A. Bayona) FTV 7/10

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1. Ready Player One (2018 / Steven Spielberg) FTV 7/10
2. Annihilation (2018 / Alex Garland) FTV 7/10
3. The Shape of Water (2017 / Guillermo del Toro) FTV 8/10
4. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018 / Ron Howard) FTV 8/10
5. The Brain (1988 / Ed Hunt) FTV 6/10

6. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018 / J.A. Bayona) FTV 7/10


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Post by Knaldskalle » January 4th, 2019, 1:15 am

3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Cuaron, 2004). The best one so far. REWATCH.

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1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Columbus, 2002). REWATCH.
2. Idiocracy (Judge, 2006)
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Cuaron, 2004). REWATCH.
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Post by VincentPrice » January 4th, 2019, 2:20 am

5. Back to the Future-1985: 10/10 (rewatch)
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1. Extinction-2018: 8/10
2. Hulk-2003: 8/10 (rewatch)
3. The Invasion-2007: 8/10 (rewatch)
4. Rampage-2018: 9/10 (rewatch)

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