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    :D:D Met Corey Haim at WonderCon back in the...

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    Met Corey Haim at WonderCon back in the early oughts. He wanted to charge me $25 to take a picture with him using my own camera!
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    DAY 2 WRONG TURN (2021) - streaming on Showtime...

    DAY 2
    WRONG TURN (2021) - streaming on Showtime

    This 2021 "reboot" is the seventh(!) entry in the Wrong Turn series.
    For those of you unfamiliar with the original film's concept, it basically...
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    Sure, I am open to recommendations…

    Sure, I am open to recommendations…
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    DAY 1 Werewolves Within In the pantheon of...

    DAY 1
    Werewolves Within
    In the pantheon of werewolf movies only four readily come to my mind as approaching greatness: An American Werewolf In London, The Howling, The Company Of Wolves, and Ginger...
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    31 Days Of Horror (Films)

    Last year I dove into “Noirvember,” where I watched a noir film for every day of November.
    Yet, in all my years, I’ve never attempted the “31 Horror Films In October” challenge (i.e. watching a...
  6. Thread: Fkn remakes

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    Technically, it was a loose adaptation…

    Technically, it was a loose adaptation…
  7. Amen to that! (And I was just about to say that...

    Amen to that!
    (And I was just about to say that this thread needs a reboot…:biggrin:)
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    Then it wouldn’t really be a remake would it? :D...

    Then it wouldn’t really be a remake would it? :D
    (You’ve just defined “reboot”, btw…)
    :D

    But I could also make the argument that you can have a remake that’s a reboot and vice/versa (a reboot...
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    In regards to The Thing From Another World (1951)...

    In regards to The Thing From Another World (1951) and John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982), I’mma be a pedantic putz and point out that, like the Fletch films, they are both based on a piece of...
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    Prequel or Reboot??? ...

    Prequel or Reboot???

    https://variety.com/2022/biz/news/prequel-reboot-which-drives-more-interest-in-franchises-1235385877/
  11. EMILY THE CRIMINAL This is a taut little...

    EMILY THE CRIMINAL
    This is a taut little drama/thriller that doesn’t necessarily re-invent the genre so much as deliver nicely upon its familiar tropes, specifically that of a young woman fallen on...
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    THE EMPTY MAN I did the Skinemax 7-day free...

    THE EMPTY MAN
    I did the Skinemax 7-day free trial just so I could watch this film.
    It’s a strange and interesting flick.
    Definitely creepy, but also a weird genre mash. It also borrows bits and...
  16. DON’T WORRY DARLING Wrapped in bright...

    DON’T WORRY DARLING
    Wrapped in bright spring/summer colors and brimming with MCM design flourishes, DWD, on the surface, comes off like a cross between The Prisoner and The Stepford Wives.
    Creating...
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    RS giving high praise to Confess, Fletch and...

    RS giving high praise to Confess, Fletch and lamenting the current state of cinema:

    https://www.rollingstone.com/tv-movies/tv-movie-reviews/confess-fletch-jon-hamm-1234599812/
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    26 pages and—as far as I could tell—not one...

    26 pages and—as far as I could tell—not one single mention of Belushi and Aykroyd?
    For shame.
    Y’all are slippin’…

    gYNVk-Y5w0Y
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    Monday Morning Grooves: Nazareth - Loud ‘N’...

    Monday Morning Grooves:

    Nazareth - Loud ‘N’ Proud
    Jefferson Starship - Red Octopus
    The Electric Horseman featuring songs performed by Willie Nelson
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    Prompted me to dig through my shelves and I have...

    Prompted me to dig through my shelves and I have that, as well as time for a witness and the Good Earth…

    Only saw the Feelies once, but it was when they opened for and then backed Lou Teed on his...
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    Hit the used record store in Reno today. Sunday...

    Hit the used record store in Reno today.
    Sunday Night Soniference:
    Bad Company - Burning Sky
    Molly Hatchet - Molly Hatchet
    The Alan Parsons Project - The Turn of a Friendly Card
    Jefferson...
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    Tonight’s vinyl excursion brought to you by the...

    Tonight’s vinyl excursion brought to you by the letter J:

    Jefferson Starship - Gold
    The Jaz - To Your Soul [features Jay-Z before he was Hova]
    James Gang - Rides Again
    Jimmy Jay presente “Les...
  23. Thread: Kanopy Recs

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    SAVE THE TIGER This is a strange, yet compelling...

    SAVE THE TIGER
    This is a strange, yet compelling drama about a man whose American Dream is dissipating and he’ll go to extreme measures to keep it intact.
    There is an over-arching theme about...
  24. Man, you fools are short-sighted. Plus your...

    Man, you fools are short-sighted.
    Plus your negativity in regards to presumed lack of/decline in snow is harshing my mellow.
    We’ll still be able to ski/board, we will just have to adapt to new...
  25. I am not particularly a fan of M. Night. I think...

    I am not particularly a fan of M. Night.
    I think he is tremendously overrated.
    But I understand why he keeps being allowed to make films (he makes em cheap and they make $$$).

    One thing,...
  26. Plus a whimsically comedic turn from Saoirse...

    Plus a whimsically comedic turn from Saoirse Ronan, too!
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    On the Fletch tip, I watched the trailer for that...

    On the Fletch tip, I watched the trailer for that new Jon Hamm starring one and found it lackluster and uninspired.
    I was also surprised to see that it got a theatrical release (it’s playing at...
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    Beverly Hills Cop #4 is in production. ...

    Beverly Hills Cop #4 is in production.

    https://variety.com/2022/film/news/beverly-hills-cop-cast-netflix-sequel-1235379225/

    Why?

    I never saw 3 (and I don’t think a lot of people did; it only...
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    Looks like it is expanding to regular cinemas on...

    Looks like it is expanding to regular cinemas on Friday 9/23, but if you can catch it in/on IMAX, that is definitely the best way to experience it…
  30. Snapped my fibula at PTOV back on 5/13, so have...

    Snapped my fibula at PTOV back on 5/13, so have been on injured reserve all spring/summer.
    Vets definitely skied both in August and September, though. :biggrin:
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    I am not 100%, but I think it might only be...

    I am not 100%, but I think it might only be playing for another 2 days (Wednesday 9/21 and Thursday 9/22)…

    Showtimes and Locations here:
    https://www.moonagedaydream.film/
  32. Wait. What? I am confused since I haven’t been...

    Wait.
    What?
    I am confused since I haven’t been skiing since May 13 of this year…
  33. Raley's has been pumping that scent out at their...

    Raley's has been pumping that scent out at their entrances for at least a month now…
  34. I stand corrected, 4 big rigs have jack-knifed in...

    I stand corrected, 4 big rigs have jack-knifed in the past 24 hours …:eek:
  35. Holy schmow zow! It hasn’t even snowed yet and...

    Holy schmow zow!
    It hasn’t even snowed yet and already at least 3 semis have jack-knifed on EB 80 at the Floriston curve in the last 2 days (yesterday and today).
    Really hope this isn’t a harbinger...
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    Moonage Daydream - David Bowie Film

    Wow.
    Just saw this on the IMAX screen in Sparks, NV.
    My ears are still ringing.
    Less a documentary than it is a mind-melting melee of sound and vision, it mixes archival footage, animation, and...
  37. Much Respect! I may actually be more impressed...

    Much Respect!

    I may actually be more impressed that you have made it 30 years without any streak ending injuries…

    :D
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    THE PAINTED BIRD Not quite as succinct in its...

    THE PAINTED BIRD
    Not quite as succinct in its vision as the 1985 Soviet film Come and See, but this anti-war, historical slice of fiction is not only mesmerizing, but definitely isn’t for the faint...
  39. SEE HOW THEY RUN Evoking Hitchcock by way of...

    SEE HOW THEY RUN
    Evoking Hitchcock by way of DePalma, Woody Allen by way of Wes Anderson, and embracing Agatha Christie with both reverence and tongue-in-cheek, this is a deliciously delightful romp...
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    THE OUTFIT This is a wonderfully taut...

    THE OUTFIT
    This is a wonderfully taut psychological drama-cum-gangsters with guns-cum-noir-cum-one room neo thriller teeming with hints of Hitchcock, Mamet, and Tarantino.
    Propelled by a stellar...
  41. Man, I don’t wanna get overly excited, but given...

    Man, I don’t wanna get overly excited, but given that this is the new film from the guy who brought us Whiplash and
    La La Land, I am prematurely prone to yell “F&@k Yeah!!’”

    t7HT83wkVss
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    The original The Strangers wasn’t that good. And...

    The original The Strangers wasn’t that good.
    And neither was the unnecessary 10-years later sequel The Strangers: Prey At Night.
    Yet, somehow, Hollywood is now producing a reboot and projected...
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    426174 Just polished off this entertaining...

    426174

    Just polished off this entertaining little ditty.
    Picked it up a few weeks ago at the local used bookstore.
    Hadn’t even known about it (published in 2020).
    It’s basically a “found...
  44. BARBARIAN As with both X and Bodies Bodies...

    BARBARIAN
    As with both X and Bodies Bodies Bodies, this is a horror movie that is fast, furious, and fun, though not terribly original.
    Astute horror fans will quickly discover that writer/director...
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    Really hoping this makes it to the theaters near...

    Really hoping this makes it to the theaters near me before streaming.
    Minor historical footnote: the novel was banned in Germany by the Third Reich, so this is the first time it has been...
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    UN VIE DE CHAT (aka A CAT IN PARIS) I can’t...

    UN VIE DE CHAT (aka A CAT IN PARIS)
    I can’t recommend this wonderful French animated film enough. For my money, the French have churned out some of the best and most uniquely entertaining animated...
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    TODD BARRY: SPICY HONEY About once a year I go...

    TODD BARRY: SPICY HONEY
    About once a year I go on a comedy/stand-up jag.
    I’m usually prone to action/horror/arthouse fare, so I tend to forget that I enjoy laughing, too. But I’m also pretty...
  49. Bootfitting recommendations were covered on Page...

    Bootfitting recommendations were covered on Page 1, post #3:
    ...
  50. Thread: Short Films

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