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#1 Tech priest support

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 10:10 PM

With halloween coming let's recommend some horror film for the season.

''Shadow of the vampire'' is a nice. Original horror film based on the legendary horror movie ''nosferatu''. This is. Not a remake or reboot but an original. Movie.
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Posted 19 September 2017 - 10:36 PM

Trick R Treat is one of my favorites.  A nice little anthology film that actually tries to be scary rather then just gory.

 

The original Halloween is a must of course, I'm fond of some of the sequels too but the original is by far the best.



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Posted 20 September 2017 - 03:45 AM

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 08:40 AM

Just turn on the 6:00 news.  I can't think there's much scarier than the current state of the world.


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 09:58 AM

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That was a movie that would have been better received if it had not used the Halloween name.  Or, y'know, been a Moore era Bond movie masquerading as a horror flick.



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Posted 20 September 2017 - 01:14 PM

Spaced Invaders - Martians mistake the 50th anniversary of the War of the Worlds broadcast for an invasion, and end up mistaken for trick or treaters.


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 01:20 PM

I'm not generally a fan of horror, but I'm always willing to recommend the original The Night Stalker, starring Darren McGavin. One of the first modern re-definitions of the vampire myth, it's smart, stylish, and suspenseful, and holds up remarkably well considering it's a made-for-television movie from 1972. And you can watch the whole movie for free on YouTube:

 


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 02:53 PM

The Day of the Triffids (1962) - A meteor shower all over the World has to effects.  It deposits seeds which grown into seven foot tall carnivorous plants, and it blinds most of the people on Earth.  A handful of survivors must escape England and find a way to defeat the Triffids.

 

Remade in 2009 as a mini-series.


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 08:03 PM

Lots of great films, but Cabin in the Woods, Scanners, Childeren Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, The Keep, and The Wicker Man for starters...



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Posted 20 September 2017 - 08:23 PM

I'm not generally a fan of horror, but I'm always willing to recommend the original The Night Stalker, starring Darren McGavin. One of the first modern re-definitions of the vampire myth, it's smart, stylish, and suspenseful, and holds up remarkably well considering it's a made-for-television movie from 1972. And you can watch the whole movie for free on YouTube:

 

 

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 08:26 PM

Space Invaders - Martians mistake the 50th anniversary of the War of the Worlds broadcast for an invasion, and end up mistaken for trick or treaters.

 

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 08:27 PM

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 03:37 AM

I'm not generally a fan of horror, but I'm always willing to recommend the original The Night Stalker, starring Darren McGavin. One of the first modern re-definitions of the vampire myth, it's smart, stylish, and suspenseful, and holds up remarkably well considering it's a made-for-television movie from 1972. And you can watch the whole movie for free on YouTube:

 

 

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 03:39 AM

The Mummy
The Mummy Returns

The Lord of Illusions
 

 

Lord of Illusions was surprisingly pretty good for what I was expecting.

 

Liked The Mummy, the Mummy returns was a disappointment to me.


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 05:09 AM

The Serpent and the Rainbow is one of my favorites.


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 08:07 AM

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 10:01 AM

Lord of Illusions was surprisingly pretty good for what I was expecting.

 

Liked The Mummy, the Mummy returns was a disappointment to me.

 

Main draw to me was Rachel. Main drawback to The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor was lack of Rachel.


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 11:41 AM

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 12:23 PM

Main draw to me was Rachel. Main drawback to The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor was lack of Rachel.

Similar for me but substitute Arnold Vosloo for Rachel.


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 02:44 AM

Well, Mummy Returns would have at least been forgiveable, but I felt the writers butchered the Arnold Vosloo and girlfriend relationship at the end.  And for really no point, kind of an infuriating ending point to an already disappointment.

 

The Scorpion King was actually the 2nd best movie in that series, if you just take as a simple action movie and didn't overthink it (and well it did have Kelly Hu)


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