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Re: Horror films
« Reply #210 on: May 30, 2012, 05:54:43 PM »
So I finally got around to seeing the 2011 version of The Thing and I actually really liked it.

    I would consider the John Carpenter film to be either my top favorite or 2nd favorite horror film of all time and I had very high exceptions for this going in and for the most part, it delivers.

 My only complaint was the "the thing" spent to much time in its creature/monster form and not enough time in the imposter human form. The key to the success of the original was that it was a constant mindfuck and you just never knew who was who and I don't think the remake utilized this to its full potential.

But besides that,  good job Remake Thing  :tup

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Mary Elisabeth Winstead is so fine by the way  :heart
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Re: Horror films
« Reply #211 on: June 02, 2012, 07:24:34 PM »
Just finally got around to watching Cabin in the Woods.

    I liked it and thought it was very clever, but at the same time I wish I liked it more.

Up until the 3rd act I would say that I loved it, but then it went off the rails with the whole angry, mean gods in the earth's core who demand sacrifice, roarz  This is where they lost me.

Honestly it felt more like a comedy, since I never really felt scared and was laughing quite a bit.

Oh well, I still enjoyed it a lot though.
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Re: Horror films
« Reply #212 on: June 10, 2012, 03:52:17 PM »
Just watched 'A Tale of Two Sisters' - wowsers..

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« Reply #213 on: June 10, 2012, 03:53:26 PM »
A Tale of Two Sisters is a top 10 horror film for me.

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #214 on: June 10, 2012, 06:11:43 PM »
Everybody in this thread had better have seen Cabin in the Woods.  If not, buy it when it comes out on DVD.

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« Reply #215 on: June 10, 2012, 07:46:33 PM »
Everybody in this thread had better have seen Cabin in the Woods.  If not, buy it when it comes out on DVD.

  Yeah seriously. I've been dying to discuss it. Its too interesting not to.
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Re: Horror films
« Reply #216 on: January 22, 2017, 05:36:46 PM »
This new M night film looks pretty damn good. Its called Split

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84TouqfIsiI
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« Reply #217 on: January 22, 2017, 05:47:37 PM »
^I saw it today. Very good. Easily Shyamalan's best movie since Signs. 8/10

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« Reply #218 on: January 22, 2017, 06:03:32 PM »
A Tale of Two Sisters is a top 10 horror film for me.

Pleasantly surprised to see this mentioned here. A masterpiece.

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #219 on: January 22, 2017, 07:34:18 PM »
Instead of starting a new thread for it, we can discuss this here. What are everyone's favorite vampire movies? I'll name mine is chronological order.

Nosferatu
Dracula
Horror of Dracula
Salem's Lot (though the book is exceedingly better and also the best vampire novel besides Interview)
Nosferatu: The Vampire
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Interview with the Vampire
Nadja
John Carpenter's Vampires
Shadow of the Vampire
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #220 on: January 22, 2017, 08:49:29 PM »
What are everyone's favorite vampire movies?

In no specific order:

Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Fright Night (1985)
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Bakjwi (Thirst) (2009)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014
Let the Right One In (2008)
Stake Land (2010)
Near Dark (1987)
The Night Flier (1997)
Salem's Lot (1979)

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« Reply #221 on: January 22, 2017, 09:02:55 PM »
Nice list! I've seen all of those except Bakjwi, Stake Land, and What We Do in the Shadows.

I saw Salem's Lot many years ago. However, I didn't appreciate it as much until I finally got around to reading the book. It's almost like night and day. Just a brief tangent in regards to vampire novels. George R. R. Martin's Fevre Dream is my third favorite vampire novel. It obviously gets overshadowed by A Song of Ice and Fire, but it deserves to be mentioned alongside it. That same literary brilliance he brings to ASOIAF he puts in Fevre Dream.

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« Reply #222 on: April 02, 2017, 04:25:07 PM »
My list of favorite movies :corn with a vampire theme looks like this. In no particular order

Van Helsing (with Hugh Jackman)
Underworld 1 & 2
Blade 1 and 2 (Wesley Snipes was the perfect actor for this role)
John Carpenter's Vampires
From Dusk Till Dawn
Salem's Lot
The Fearless Vampire Killers or Pardon me, But Your Teeth are in My Neck
Nosferatu: The Vampire
Dracula Untold
Georg A. Romero's Martin
Lifeforce (Vampires from outer space)
30 Days of Night

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #223 on: April 05, 2017, 05:23:50 PM »
Trailer for new IT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnCdOQsX5kc

I am looking forward to it
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« Reply #224 on: April 05, 2017, 05:54:52 PM »
Looks like a freaky film for sure

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« Reply #225 on: April 05, 2017, 06:59:58 PM »
Yikes. Read It 30 years ago.
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: Horror films
« Reply #226 on: June 09, 2018, 05:01:06 AM »
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