EFNY

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EFNY

Post by ghouldrool » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:12 pm

Idea alert.

next retro film just dont play the sound at all. Pop the subtitles on and we can do a FF spin on the Singalong :)

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Post by chief brody » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:31 pm

Many thanks, good two see again, NICE HD .
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Post by Satans Puppy » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:13 am

I was kinda hoping a couple of folks would get up on the stage and do the Whose Line Is It Anyway? thing :D

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Post by maxmum » Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:00 am

I would have preferred The Thing, but sat through it... again, for the umpteenth time!
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Post by Grindhouse » Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:02 pm

Seeing snake again is always good,but i only just recently got the blu ray,so was underwhelmed by it,would have liked a more obscure older flick in that slot,Exterminator 2 or something else or even Outlander.
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Post by kimblebee » Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:22 pm

This was my first time seeing this film, and apart from dropping off a couple of times, I absolutely loved it! Was impressed that Kurt stayed in that skimpy lycra vest the whole time though - thought he might have been a bit chilly after a few hours! :lol:

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Post by gizmo » Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:17 pm

Saw The Thing at Bradford this year so for me great timing and had yet to see this on the big screen so loved it, only film I nodded off to but managed to get to the nail in the head scene before I went only to reawaken and find that to my horror Ernest B had died...AGAIN, man ever time I watch this film its the same. Can I also say the false start really highlighted what a great atmosphere and bunch of people we had in there this year...Laughed more at the sing a long than at any of the bits in My Name Is Bruce.. tee hee
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Post by Goosebumps » Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:17 pm

As EFNY is one of my fave films it was great to see it up on the big screen.. Just day NO to the remake!

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Post by Reanimator » Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:33 pm

I haven't seen this for 15 or so years so it was great to watch it again on a big screen - good fun!

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Post by lupogirl » Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:44 pm

Has been years since I last saw it on the big screen. Admittedly I was getting quite sleepy around this time. Did look rather good and the music was very soothing, hence me getting sleepy.
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Post by Hello Doris! » Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:23 pm

Fell asleep but having seen the movie millions of times it was no loss. I was amused by someone singing the Assault on Precinct 13 theme tune and declaring that was EFNY and that they loved the film.

I would love to see Running Man - I know not horror, but still bloody fantastic or Total Recall would be amazing!
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Post by The Soapmaker » Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:35 pm

I've always loved the film - and I have seen it on the big screen before, so I must be older than Neil Marshall....

But I do think it's starting to show its age - it seems a bit plodding and the fight scenes don't have much "impact" compared with modern actioners. But I don't normally find that an issue with older films, maybe I just wasn't in the mood this time.

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Post by streetrw » Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:01 am

EFNY has never been a favourite Carpenter movie of mine; I don't think time has been terribly kind to it. It's got a fantastic cast of cult performers (many of them Carpenter regulars) and I like some of the score, but I'm not convinced than Snake isn't really a bit of a d*ckhead. Nice to see again, though.

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Post by giles edwards » Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:55 am

streetrw wrote:...but I'm not convinced than Snake isn't really a bit of a d*ckhead. Nice to see again, though.
Indeed!

I'm sure it looked great on the big screen though. No matter what I think of the picture, Carpenter's always been one of the genre's best shooters.
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