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  • Dune: Part Two (2024)



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    • [MST3K:] The Day Time Ended (1979/2017)
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      “Did they just turn into NPCs?”

      Notting Hill (1999)
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      “Never trust a vegetarian.”
      —25th anniversary.

      “Sr.” (2019)
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      “Films kind of brought us together and to this day still do.”
      —Robert Downey Jr.’s documentary about his avant-garde-filmmaker dad, which the latter takes as an opportunity to make a final film.

      Dial M for Murder (1954)
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      “People don’t commit murder on credit.”
      —70th anniversary.

      Resident Evil: Death Island (2023)
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      “Bioterrorists are so stubborn.”
      —Another of the animated movies. Not bad (or great). Includes many of the main characters from the early games. On Netflix.

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      • I don't like double posting, but my movie list is piling up and Robojac is letting me down with his lack of weekly movie watching.

        Extraction (2020)
        “We just got attacked by the goonies from hell.”

        Speed Racer: The Next Generation: The Beginning (2008)
        “Enough monkey talk.”

        Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
        “Aye, sir. The more they overthink the plumbing, the easier it is to stop up the drain.”
        —40th anniversary. I know this is considered a bottom one, but I’ve really come to enjoy it (especially the first half).

        The Invitation (2022)
        “Don’t trust men with goatees.”

        Extraction II (2023)
        “You think what you do is good?”

        [MST3K:] Mac and Me (1988/2017)
        “The movie that turns E.T. into B.S.”

        Tron (1982)
        “Some programs will be thinking soon.”
        —Decided to re-watch because I recently picked up the third and final figure (Flynn) from Diamond’s line.

        Mank (2020)
        “I’ve never been fired.
        -I’ve never not been fired.”

        Ghostbusters (1984)
        “Back off, man. I’m a scientist.”
        —40th anniversary.

        I Escaped from Devil’s Island (1973)
        “I’ll make him lick the blade that cuts his throat.”
        —Roger Corman’s cash-in on Papillon. Starring exploitation stalwarts Jim Brown and Christopher George. Free on Youtube.

        Gremlins (1984)
        “They’re watching Snow White. And they love it.”
        —40th anniversary. First time in many years that I watched this not in December.

        V for Vengeance (2022)
        “If the fish dies, you die.”
        —Not great vampire flick, but my first viewing after restarting Paramount+.

        Speed (1994)
        “Did you have any luck with the bomb?
        -Yeah; it didn’t go off.”
        —30th anniversary.

        [Rifftrax:] Jurassic Shark (2012/2022)
        “This is like an all-Lenny production of Mice and Men.

        The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
        “Remember that favorite game of yours?
        -Who’s the Better Killer?”
        —20th anniversary.

        Night Call Nurses (1972)
        “Oh, shut up. I love you with all your symptoms.”

        Bob Marley: One Love (2024)
        “You can’t separate the music and the message.”

        Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)
        “Careful, you may find what you’re digging for.”

        —Short animated film that bridges the 1st and 2nd movies.

        Titus (1999)

        “O cruel, irreligious piety!”
        —Saw this years ago, but after finally reading the play, I wanted to re-visit it. I might have waited until the 25th anniversary, but that falls on Christmas day and I don’t think I want to necessarily watch a surreal rendering of Shakespeare’s most vicious play then.

        I.S.S. (2023)
        “They need something to hold on to.”
        —A group of Russian and American astronauts on the ISS see nuclear explosions on earth and get messages from home to take over the station just before communications go down. Pretty good.
        Space Cop
        The Dandy
        Last edited by Space Cop; 06-17-2024, 03:00 AM.

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        • Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
          “He has a stupid back.
          -His front is pretty stupid too.”
          –Polish film I watched because I saw a video that it’s one of Coppola’s favorites. Follows the story of two Polish soldiers/assassins on the last night of WWII tasked with killing a Communist leader in town. The main star is called the James Dean of Poland and, like him, died young in an auto accident.

          [Rifftrax:] Maximum Revenge (1998/2021)
          “Breaking necks was fun and easy in the 90s.”

          Nightmare (1964)
          “Where does the dream finish and reality begin?”
          —60th anniversary. Thought I had seen this Hammer thriller before, but I hadn’t. Watched with the fam and we all liked it.

          Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002)
          “Relax, we’re with the government.”
          —Beginning prep for GFest.

          Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
          “It’s time to separate the wheat from the chaff, the men from the boys, the awkwardly feminine from the possibly Canadian.”
          —20th anniversary.

          Bray Wyatt: Becoming Immortal (2024)
          “He was like this whirlwind of ideas at all times.”
          —The new Wyatt Sicks angle led me to finally check this out. Pretty good.

          Night Watch (2004)
          “You want to be a human? Than act like a human.”
          —20th anniversary. Weird, but fun Russian dark fantasy.

          The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
          “A beautiful woman is never ridiculous.”
          —Pretty good giallo. The first (4K) from a new boutique label Celluloid Dreams.

          Chinatown (1974)
          “Middle of a drought and the water commissioner drowns. Only in L.A.”
          —50th anniversary.

          Eat My Dust (1976)
          “I’m not going with Hoover. He’s just taking me for a ride.
          -Or vice-versey, which is worsey.
          Mercy, mercy!”

          Wolf (1994)
          “The worm has turned and is now packing an uzi.”
          —Full moon werewolf pick and 4 days late for its 30th anniversary.

          Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
          “The function of life is survival.”
          —R.I.P. Donald Sutherland.
          Space Cop
          The Dandy
          Last edited by Space Cop; 06-22-2024, 02:17 PM.

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          • The Karate Kid (1984)
            “Hey, what kind of belt do you have?
            -Canvas. JC Penney, $3.98. You like?
            No, I meant . . .
            -In Okinawa, belt mean no need rope to hold up pants.”
            —40th anniversary.

            A Shot in the Dark (1964)
            “Give me ten men like Clouseau and I could destroy the world.”
            —60th anniversary of the 2nd Pink Panther flick.

            Forrest Gump (1994)
            “Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of fruit company. So then I got a call from him, saying we don’t have to worry about money no more. And I said, that’s good! One less thing.”
            —30th anniversary.

            [Rifftrax:] Amityville Dollhouse (1996/2023)
            “Those two windows have done a lot of heavy lifting for this franchise.”

            The Caine Mutiny (1954)
            “Well, he’s certainly Navy.”
            —70th anniversary.

            Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
            “That Godzilla is one strong dude.”
            —More GFest prep and a little early for its 20th anniversary.

            Tekken (2010)
            “Loss of art—the end of creative thought.”
            —Wanted to watch because Hack the Movies recently covered it and because it’s one of about 50 expiring from my Tubi list in the next week and while I can’t get to all of them, this seemed like a good idea to watch for free.

            Spider-Man 2 (2004)
            “She was discussing T.S. Eliot, and I was discussing . . . I still don't know what she was talking about!”
            —20th anniversary.

            The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
            “Order a new orderly quickly!”

            Emmanuelle (1974)
            “Jealousy is out of date.”
            —50th anniversary.

            Shin Godzilla (2016)
            “Don’t knock red tape. It’s the foundation of democracy.”

            Red Clover (2012)
            “It’s an irrational world. I don’t make the rule. I just break them.”
            —Not great, but not horrible evil-leprechaun movie.

            Film House Fever (1986)
            “Throughout the world there are those tortured souls who endure the long nights forever trapped in a world of nonstop movies.”

            Body Slam (1986)
            “Harry, are you okay? You seem sincere.”
            —Fun 80s movie where a slick music agent (Dirk Benedict of A-Team fame) accidentally gets into the pro wrestling business. Has a few recognizable wrestler stars (most notably Roddy Piper and the Tonga Kid) and a bunch more cameos.

            Conan the Destroyer (1984)
            "I suppose nothing hurts you.
            -Only pain."
            —40th anniversary.

            20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

            “I am not what is called a civilized man, Professor. I have done with society for reasons that seem good to me. Therefore, I do not obey its laws.”
            —70th anniversary.
            Space Cop
            The Dandy
            Last edited by Space Cop; 07-10-2024, 02:25 AM.

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            • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (1999)
              “I don’t trust anything that bleeds for five days and doesn’t die.”
              —25th anniversary.

              Piranha (1978)
              “What about the g****n piranhas?
              -They're eating the guests, sir.”
              —Corman pick for the week.

              The Mummy’s Ghost (1944)
              “Has any man before ever offered his bride the gift of eternal life?”
              —80th anniversary. My favorite of the sequels not because it’s objectively the best, but because of Lon Chaney Jr. as the mummy and Ramsay Ames as the beautiful leading lady.

              Blown Away (1994)
              “I’ve come here to create a new country for you called chaos, and a new government called anarchy.”
              —30th anniversary

              Gamera, the Guardian of the Universe (1994)
              “We’re not equipped for this, and it’s out of our jurisdiction!”
              —More prep to meet guests at GFest.

              Tron: Legacy (2010)
              “Flynn is teaching me about the art of the selfless. About removing oneself from the equation. But between you and me, Jules Verne is my favorite. Do you know Jules Verne?
              -Sure.
              What’s he like?”

              Gehara: The Long-Haired Monster (2009)
              “Considering all the evidence, it must be a kaiju!”
              —Short kaiju film whose director I should meet next week.

              [Rifftrax:] Winterbeast (1992/2022)
              “Woman who may or may not be the woman from that scene ten minutes ago is right!”

              Jaws (1975)
              “It’s only an island if you look at it from the water.”
              —4th of July family tradition.

              Gamera 2: Attack of Legion (1996)

              “Your mother wants you to be a hero.”

              Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1998)
              “Every creature, however unappealing, fights to the last to survive.”

              A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
              “Aye, but don’t rush. None of your five-bar gate jumps and over sort of stuff.
              -What’s that supposed to mean?
              I don’t know, I just thought it sounded distinguished-like.”
              —60th anniversary.

              Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
              “It’s a monster convention here!”
              —Final movie in prep for GFest because the spfx guy and the lady in the Baragon suit will be there.

              Saint Jack (1979)
              “A whorehouse is always a good investment.”
              —This week’s Corman flick (dir. Bogdanovich).

              [Rifftrax:] Undefeatable (1993/2024)
              “In this cinematic universe, 100% of humans are martial artists.”
              Space Cop
              The Dandy
              Last edited by Space Cop; 07-10-2024, 02:22 AM.

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