I'm on a personal project to watch my way through all of the films in the "1001 movies to see before you die" book series (I found a list that encompasses all editions). Anyone want to start discussions now and then as we go? [more inside]
After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake. [more inside]
Having revived from his wound, Jason Voorhees; now donning a new appearance, refuges at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds reside there for their vacation, Jason continues his spree. [more inside]
Believe it or not, Friday the 13th is coming again, and that means it is time for the 3rd installment of the eponymous series. Join us for a nearly decade long journey through the good, the bad, the really bad, the so bad its good, and the really really embarrassingly bad that is the Friday the 13th film series. [more inside]
Come join the Old Timey Film Club for black-and-white film discussion! [more inside]
I was thinking, it could be fun to watch movies about the US presidency/election craziness as a tangential escape from the news media juggernaut that goes on. Maybe even look back in fondness at a simpler time, a time before 24 hour coverage of a Chipotle visit. Would anyone else enjoy this? [more inside]
Dom: Ask any racer. Any real racer. It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning's winning. [more inside]
CRFC2: At the turn of the millennium the economy is in the dumps, gas is over three dollars a gallon and the police have become a militarized gang. Scraping the bottom of the barrel is Lenny Nero, who deals in "playbacks", virtual reality recordings that transport their audience to the lived experience of another person. When a woman out of Lenny's past comes to him for help he finds himself drawn into a sprawling conspiracy. TW: graphic depictions of sexual violence. [more inside]
I'm not sure if there's really any interest in this or not, but I'm having fun with it. If you have opinions about what you might like to see for the next film then feel free to post it here. My druthers are for Strange Days, first because it's great, and second because it's on streaming services.
American Thanksgiving this year is Thursday, NOV 27th. Christmas is DEC 25th. This suggests 28 days for a "Holiday Movie Club" [more inside]
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.
The hilariously twisted comedy-thriller stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Julianne Moore. Join the "Dude" and his bowling buddies on their journey that blends unforgettable characters, kidnapping, a case of mistaken identity and White Russians. Enter the visually unique and entertaining world from the creative minds of the Coen brothers and remember: the Dude abides. [more inside]
Shock jock Grant Mazzy has been kicked-off the airwaves and now works at a small-town morning show. Another mundane day on the job quickly turns deadly when reports begin to pile in of people developing strange speech patterns and committing brutal acts of violence.
Wandering into a small town after an auto accident, to begin her new job as a church organist, young Mary Henry (Candace Hilligoss) begins to pick up strange vibes: none of the normal people in town seem to be able to see her, and she keeps being accosted by freakish pasty-faced types who seem to be dead on their feet.
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.