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5 hours ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

So this being October, the month of Halloween (one holiday I do wish was a bigger deal down here) I've begun the annual tradition of watching as many horror films as possible. I hope to crack 50 for the month though that may require me watching some stinkers and stretching the genre definition somewhat. So far I've watched just four: 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, Se7eN, and Silence Of The Lambs.

Any plans for what to watch?

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52 minutes ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

Aside from watching Halloween on Halloween no. Basically it's down to what I own/what's on netflix. Since I can't keep up with subtitles though I'll have to miss any non-english films.

Too bad about the subtitles issue - maybe look for some that are dubbed?  Let me know if you come across anything good.

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On 12/10/2018 at 8:52 AM, ParisVixen said:

I really loved the movie, "The Queen of the Damned"--Any vampire fans here?? I love scary movies, is my favorite type movie genre..

Have you seen 'Interview with the Vampire', the first movie based on Anne Rice's books? It's one of my favourite movies and if you like 'Queen of the Damned' I think you'd love 'Interview'. 

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6 hours ago, Vampyrique said:

Interview With the Vampire is indeed excellent, along with Coppola's version of Dracula. Don't forget about some of the worthy lesser known 90s vampire films like Embrace of the Vampire and Nadja.

Don't forget the original - Nosferatu, either.  I really liked the whole atmosphere and imagery of that one.

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I'm a bit of a horror movie nerd but I've honestly never seen Interview with the vampire. I'm of the view that there was an oversaturation of vampire films for a while there, much like we have with zombies and demons now.

 

I recently saw Split for the first time. I think it had an interesting premise spoiled by a stupid twist. I don't want to spoil anything but I was left frustrated by that film.

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3 hours ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

I recently saw Split for the first time. I think it had an interesting premise spoiled by a stupid twist. I don't want to spoil anything but I was left frustrated by that film.

I think that the twist in that one was really random - not necessarily bad, but strange nonetheless.

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On ‎12‎/‎9‎/‎2018 at 9:52 PM, ParisVixen said:

I really loved the movie, "The Queen of the Damned"--Any vampire fans here?? I love scary movies, is my favorite type movie genre..

If you haven't seen 'Let the Right One In' it may appeal to you but watch the original first. The remake wasn't bad but can't beat the original, beautiful film.

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On 12/9/2018 at 11:52 PM, ParisVixen said:

I really loved the movie, "The Queen of the Damned"--Any vampire fans here?? I love scary movies, is my favorite type movie genre..

Queen of the damned is a good vampire movie indeed, but what's the best about this film is the soundtrack - Johnathan Davis of Korn wrote most of the songs, and famous singers from other bands, such as David Draiman of Disturbed, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and Marilyn Manson, contributed their vocals for covers! The entire soundtrack has a unique creepy and dark vibe, simply amazing!

Queen of the Damned - Soundtrack

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1 hour ago, -Natassja- said:

My mate said it was good, wouldn't mind seeing it. Other films I've seen this year include Halloween, Predator, Bohemian Rhapsody and the new Fantastic Beasts.

Only seen Bohemian Rhapsody out of all of those, good film really enjoyed it tbh.

Other films i've seen this year include; Ready Player One, A Quiet Place, Black Panther, Avengers Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Truth or Dare, Solo, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, Oceans 8, Incredibles 2, Antman and the Wasp and Johnny English Strikes again, I'm not too fussy when it comes to films so I enjoyed them all in their own way.

Also the cinema is really cheap where I am (Only £5 a ticket) so it's a great excuse to go out.

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1 hour ago, H34VYM3T4LD4V3 said:

Only seen Bohemian Rhapsody out of all of those, good film really enjoyed it tbh.

Other films i've seen this year include; Ready Player One, A Quiet Place, Black Panther, Avengers Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Truth or Dare, Solo, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, Oceans 8, Incredibles 2, Antman and the Wasp and Johnny English Strikes again, I'm not too fussy when it comes to films so I enjoyed them all in their own way.

Also the cinema is really cheap where I am (Only £5 a ticket) so it's a great excuse to go out.

Aye, I enjoyed it too. I'll have to look up 'A Quiet Place' haven't heard of it. Wanna see 'Black Panther'. A fivers oright.. 7/8 quid here so byt time two of yous go n get drinks n that you're looking at twenty odd quid.  Gutted we have no Blockbuster anymore. Miss checking out the films like.

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Bohemian Rhapsody was definitely a very good movie, but what let me down with it was a fairly minor thing that just killed the vibe: the crowd at the Live Aid show.

I guess the producers wanted to show Queen’s universal appeal, but instead of recreating accurate shots of a sweaty, shirtless rock crowd that you can clearly see in actual footage of Live Aid, every time they showed the audience it looked like a church picnic with grannies and milkmen standing there with plenty of space and not a hair out of place. 

All through the Live Aid part of the movie it was like this and it kept reminding me I was watching a fabrication, despite the shot for shot approach to the band’s performance on stage. It really killed the magic. 

 

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I found out there is a movie from last year about one of my favorite hobbies next to metal, which is skateboarding, called mid90s which I am going to order and watch with a friend hopefully next weekend. I usually don't watch tv or movies so this is the first time I actually look forward seeing something.

Other than that I wanted to ask if anyone can recommend some movies about metal (Bands). Can be anything, documentary, fiction. Would be a great help, thanks.

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