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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: psi]
    #24991497 - 02/13/18 04:23 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Agreed!


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: psi] * 3
    #24991502 - 02/13/18 04:26 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Videodrome is Cronenberg’s best film, imo, and one of my all time favorite sci fi films.

As for “forgotten” films, anyone remember a movie from the mid 1980s called “The Quest”, or if you live in Australia, “Frog Dreaming”?  I loved this movie a lot as a kid, and I’ve never met anyone irl who knows it if I mention it.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: Burke Dennings] * 1
    #24991536 - 02/13/18 04:40 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

This movie was weird as fuck. Saw it at this party when I was a kid. Turned out later the dad of the family having the party was a pedo. I remember him making some weird comments. Also they had this mug with a weird suggestive cartoon about kids checking out each others' junk. None of which has much to do with the movie I guess, but it was weird too.



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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #24991562 - 02/13/18 04:52 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

LOL, van damme! I've been watching him and that knucklehead steve seagall,lol.

I first thought of "Quest For Fire" which is a pretty offbeat film too.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: tyrannicalrex]
    #24991568 - 02/13/18 04:55 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

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LOL, van damme! I've been watching him and that knucklehead steve seagall,lol.

I first thought of "Quest For Fire" which is a pretty offbeat film too.



Great film
I have thing for caveman movies


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: basqueshaman]
    #24991578 - 02/13/18 04:59 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

what a bout those commercials and that  series not too long ago "cavemen"? lol!


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: tyrannicalrex]
    #24991592 - 02/13/18 05:04 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Clockwork Orange


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: Thayendanegea]
    #24991598 - 02/13/18 05:07 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: Taco Chef]
    #24991606 - 02/13/18 05:09 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: basqueshaman] * 1
    #24991622 - 02/13/18 05:15 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

The Omega Man
Herbie:The Love Bug (with buddy hackett)
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Crowhaven Farm
Bad Ronald
Twisted Brain
When The Screaming Stops (came with a free barf bag at the midnight show,lol)
Rollercoaster! (any movie that had "sensurround". I think that was the first of the heavy bass speakers that clubs use today)
Earthquake!
Towering Inferno
Black Ceaser (any "blaxploitation" movie really)
Blackula!


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: tyrannicalrex]
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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: Taco Chef] * 2
    #24991842 - 02/13/18 06:56 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Any terry pratchett fans? There's 2 solid animated adaptions of his books:




Soul Music is my favorite but the Wyrd Sisters is pretty interesting as well.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: musiclover420]
    #24991861 - 02/13/18 07:08 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Coonskin


This movie will offend everyone.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: musiclover420]
    #24991877 - 02/13/18 07:13 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

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Any terry pratchett fans? There's 2 solid animated adaptions of his books:




Soul Music is my favorite but the Wyrd Sisters is pretty interesting as well.




:lol: I almost forgot that I loved playing Discworld video game on my PS1. It as one of the first games that I played on it. Have you ever played it? You should give it a try if you like point-and-click adventure games.

Here's a video of it



I never watched the movies or read the books though. Maybe I should read/watch them someday.

As for the topic, I almost forgotten about Gattaca and The Game until recently.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: no_one]
    #24991893 - 02/13/18 07:19 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Didn't know they made a game :strokebeard:

There's at least one or two live action adaptions as well, like HogFather.

I highly recommend them, especially the animated ones. The art is a bit old but the stories are great. They are both up on YouTube as well. Really charming movies, I think they were animated TV specials actually. At least soul music was.

We watched Gattaca in science class, pretty interesting movie for sure.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: musiclover420] * 1
    #24991958 - 02/13/18 07:52 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

If you decide to play the video game be prepared to get stuck a lot because the game is very difficult.

I remember spending hours try to figure out where to go next and what to do when I first played it, but that's a normal problem with point-and-click adventure games.

I learned about the movies and books years ago when I decided to play the game again, but I just forgot about them until now. I might watch/read them out soon.

The main reason I wanted to check them out is because I loved the humor in the game and I wanted more of it.

I think Gattaca is very underrated and it doesn't get talked about enough.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: no_one]
    #24992035 - 02/13/18 08:28 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

The land that time forgot


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: Stonehenge]
    #24992041 - 02/13/18 08:30 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

More like the film that time forgot,oh! lol.


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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: no_one] * 1
    #24992051 - 02/13/18 08:35 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)

Might try emulating it some time as my PS2 stopped working years ago. Oldschool point and click games can be pretty damn tough :lol: they can have some great trippy art though.

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I learned about the movies and books years ago when I decided to play the game again, but I just forgot about them until now. I might watch/read them out soon.





Soul Music has Christopher Lee voicing death which is really epic :awesomenod:

I haven't read the books but the humor in the movies is great, definitely has a classic british vibe mixed with some great fantasy.

Here's a good clip from Soul Music:



I love the brown acid reference at the end :rofldrunk: there's a lot of funny moments like that. Here's one of my favorite parts:


Death and the Secret of the Infinite (Terry Pratchett's Discworld)


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You know how it feels, With the breeze of the sun in your eyes. Not minding that time's passing by

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I talk to myself, I need nobody else. I'm lost and I'm mine, yes I'm free



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Re: Forgotten and nearly forgotten films [Re: musiclover420]
    #24992106 - 02/13/18 09:03 PM (7 months, 4 days ago)



I am surprised at how many people have not seen this awesome film


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