The Grudge (American version), I actually only watched 45 minutes and shut it off (I never do that) but the movie was so boring and uninteresting that I did not want to spend another hour watching it
Captain America 1990 Live Action: Like the Fantastic Four movie of the same era the, it had good costumes and ideas but poor execution due to budget... but I really enjoyed it for all of it's welfare glory
Revenge of the Nerds: It started off being jokes that a 6 year old might laugh at... but as the movie went on they just did funnier and funnier stuff. By the end I was won over
Snakes on a Plane = AWESOME. So far all of the snakes are CGI, no real, no rubber ones, and all look crappy. A girl got bit in the tit for the first kill, a guy got bit in the cock, Sam Jackson punched out a snake, a British prick threw a Chihuahua at a Boa and then got CGI-crappy eaten by said Boa
Realizes that I now have nothing to look forward to since Battlestar finished
Georgio and I were sayin' we'll probably wait for something better than a cam before we watch Dragonball. Either way I'm sure it'll be bad news.
So Cracked.com had a list of the top ten Vampire movies of the modern era (roughly 1985 and up). There were a few I hadn't seen so I watched 'em.
#1 on their list was one from '87 called Near Dark. I dunno if it'd be my #1 but it was still pretty good. More or less about how crappy it is to become a vampire over the first week or so. Bonus points for Lance Hendrickson: Vampire.
Another one was a Swedish movie from last year called Let the Right One In about a 12 year old boy who has a 12 year old vampire girl who lives next to him. A little on the euro-slow side but I was never bored with it. Great scene where they do a test to see what happen if she's not invited into a house and walks in anyways.
I'd already seen Fright Night, but probably not since Jr. High so I rewatched it. 80s-awesometacular. Way better than I remember it being. Super fun!
Battlefield Earth - It's truly as bas as you've heard. It kinda feels like one of those crappy Sci-Fi channel shows (any of the numerous Stargates for example).
Latitude Zero - Supercool late-60's Toho sci-fi movie. It's in english and the actors are half american / half japanese. Cesar Romero plays a mad scientist. The miniature effects are really cool, but the monster costumes are really really bad.
The Invisible Man's Revenge - The 5th (& last) of the old Universal series. Watched all 5 over the last couple of weeks. My favorite is probably the 3rd one "The Invisible Agent" where some guy takes the invisible-man potion and becomes spy fightin' Nazis. All 5 have bluescreen effects that are way better than you'd expect. Also of note: in the original one, just after the Universal logo, another logo shows up that says "NRA - doing our part"!
Quantum Of Solace - Liked it about the same as last time: not bad, but not as good as Casino Royale. The action scenes were easier to follow the second time around.
Live Action Perfect Blue. Please stay as far away from this as humanly possible. So terrible it is beyond words.
Twilight. Jen liked it, and well it was as about as good as I expected it to be. I can see that only girls would like this movie, dear god there is gonna be 3 more of them..... If I was a vampire that powerful I wouldnèt be so god damned emo!!
Last Edit: Apr 3, 2009 10:17:59 GMT -5 by ScottyArmy
Ya, pretty sure Twilight didn't make it on that Cracked vampire movies list Dan was checking out. Also, listen to Scott and don't watch live-action Perfect Blue. It's really bad/boring/annoying.
This week I watched:
Orange County - Jack Black movie from back in '02. Not great.
The Mummy - The old Universal one. Good stuff; I liked it better than the Invisible Man movies. Some funny "old-movie" moments like a guy saying "Maybe he got too gay with the vestal virgins in the temple" and "Was it ten years? Queer story, that young Oxford chap he had with him going mad".
Repo! The Genetic Opera - I'd seen this one before at FanTasia. It's a movie that has a lot going for it. It's a horror-scifi industrial rock musical. It stars Anthony Stewart Head and Ogre. The production/costume design is a really cool glam/goth/cyberpunk mix and it's really nice to look at. Too bad the songs kinda suck and the story's not too interesting. Still, 100% worth seeing.
Curse Of The Golden Flower - A chinese "palace intrigue" movie for a couple years back. The costumes and sets are just ridiculously colorful, lush and regal. Seriously, this and Speed Racer are neck-and-neck as the most colorful movies ever filmed. Also, Chow Yun-Fat plays the emperor and he was born to play that role. But the whole thing's way too formal and choreographed to really be interesting. Still, I get the feeling this is gonna the last great Yun-Fat performance of awesomness so it's worth watching for that at least.
Chanbara Beauty - This is that japanese zombie bikini-cowboy-samurai-girl movie. It's exactly as you'd expect. Pretty low-budget. Lots of CG. Crappy, but fun.