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8 hours ago, redambrosia said:

The Adams Family. I need to watch those. 

Which ones? Because one of them is a bit of a dud... :ph34r:

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4 hours ago, CaptainPete said:

Which ones? Because one of them is a bit of a dud... :ph34r:

All of them. I love the old show and I love the movies they did in the 90s. 
 

well, I guess I haven’t seen the cartoon they did, I’d be willing to give it a try.

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19 hours ago, redambrosia said:

All of them. I love the old show and I love the movies they did in the 90s. 
 

well, I guess I haven’t seen the cartoon they did, I’d be willing to give it a try.

I'm going to see if I can track down the first two movies. The third was something that not even Tim Curry could save.

I think one of the things I like the most about the Addams Family is the very healthy relationship Gomez and Mortica have. It's just... Pleasant.

 

In other news, I forgot that I bought the original Oblivion. I've only seen the second one. This should be a trip...

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29 minutes ago, CaptainPete said:

I'm going to see if I can track down the first two movies. The third was something that not even Tim Curry could save.

I think one of the things I like the most about the Addams Family is the very healthy relationship Gomez and Mortica have. It's just... Pleasant.

 

In other news, I forgot that I bought the original Oblivion. I've only seen the second one. This should be a trip...

I didn’t even know there was a third movie. 
 

Anyway, I watched the cartoon yesterday. It was decent. But they deviated from the usual unwavering support and faith that Morticia and Gomez have for their children just to provide narrative tension. That definitely detracted from the Addams Family vibe. 
 

But, I noticed that my MIL has the first collection of the original series on her Vudu, so I can at least watch that.

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On 10/6/2020 at 10:50 PM, redambrosia said:

The Adams Family. I need to watch those. 

They've been popping upon Freeform and will be all month.

GEM

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2 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

They've been popping upon Freeform and will be all month.

GEM

 

Part of their "31 Days of Halloween" they do every October. They'll also show Hocus Pocus many, many times.

 

Did they remake Hocus Pocus, or just re-release it to theaters? I drove past our local cinema today (which apparently has reopened) and it was listed on the "now showing" marquee.

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 Even though it's not a horror movie, I suppose I'll be throwing in Rocky Horror at some point Halloween night - a sad consolation for not going to an actual show, but better than nothing. Hell, I only own seven copies of it in different formats and releases, lol.  ::D:

Actually, I may just go all out and do the Science Fiction Double Feature with Shock Treatment.

 

 I own Beetlejuice, Innocent Blood and Nightbreed, but I haven't watched any of them in years. Or the original Evil Dead.

 

Dead Silence is another decent horror film that I haven't watched in awhile. Oh, and another favorite of mine - the vampire movie Near Dark. That's always a classic. Can't go wrong with Lance Henriksen as a 300-year-old Civil War veteran.

 

Maybe I'll do a horror movie marathon this weekend.

 

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One of my favorite Halloween movies that isn't actually a Halloween movie is Clue. We watched it on Halloween a long time ago, and it has always stuck with me. 

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Phantasm. That's the movie I was talking about. The original Phantasm. I've only seen the second one at a party but I know how good the original is. I'm looking forward to watching it.

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17 hours ago, ManvsMini said:

 

Part of their "31 Days of Halloween" they do every October. They'll also show Hocus Pocus many, many times.

 

Did they remake Hocus Pocus, or just re-release it to theaters? I drove past our local cinema today (which apparently has reopened) and it was listed on the "now showing" marquee.

They probably rereleased it. My local theater has been showing older films since they reopened in June. Hilariously (frustratingly, boringly, repetitively) they’re playing the same previews as they were in March when they shut down.

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Another Halloween movie that has nothing to do with Halloween (like Clue) is Murder by Death. The ending is a bit muddled, but it's worth watching just for the cast.

 

I cannot recommend and yet still watched High Spirits again. Terrible movie, but still fun to watch once every quarter century or so.

 

Pirates of Caribbean (the first one) is on our watch list. Along with Nightmare before Christmas and Ghostbusters, of course. The original GB, although I thought recent remake with an all woman crew was pretty good.

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Recently I watched The Ritual and The Void on Netflix. Both worth watching. Last year I went through a kick and watched a bunch of stuff recommended by Sandy Petersen from the 60s and 70s that I hadn't seen like Planet of Vampires and quite a few other Mario Brava movies or those inspired by him. Paying attention to which scenes use red or blue filters or whatnot was rather interesting. The focus on intentionally lighting the scenes differently was something that really changed how I watched the movies.

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2 hours ago, Talae said:

Recently I watched The Ritual and The Void on Netflix. Both worth watching. Last year I went through a kick and watched a bunch of stuff recommended by Sandy Petersen from the 60s and 70s that I hadn't seen like Planet of Vampires and quite a few other Mario Brava movies or those inspired by him. Paying attention to which scenes use red or blue filters or whatnot was rather interesting. The focus on intentionally lighting the scenes differently was something that really changed how I watched the movies.

I've heard really good things about The Void and it's on my list. And Planet of the Vampires, that was a trip. I've been collected those old sci-fi movies and it's on the top of my list to find. For a reasonable price.

 

Here's another topic debate: Would you rather watch the original Fright Night or Monster Squad?

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I don't think I've seen either one of them...

 

I did, however, rewatch An American Werewolf in London last night. That movie STILL has the best werewolf transformation scene ever, IMO. The Howling had some pretty good ones, too, especially the one at the end.

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I guess I should mention that we watched the Halloween Tree with my daughter. It's baaed ob the ray bradbury book of the same name. Sounds like we will be reading it to her. Everything I put a heart beside we've probably watched already. I suppose the Addams family movies are on the to do. Yes, even the straight to VHS one.

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