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re: For Jim: Some horror stuff

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Vin 07:23 am MST 01/26/07
In reply to: re: For Jim: Some horror stuff - Pudding 02:48 am MST 01/26/07

Bubba Ho-Tep is...... interesting. It operates on a few levels and so will probably entertain you on at least one of them. Worth seeing

> I know this is for Jim, but I thought I'd add some
> thoughts.
>
> Dog Soldiers - was one weird film, it was funny in parts
> but then went completely over the top.
>
> Severance - I've heard some good things about and will
> watch it some day.
>
> The Hitcher - why remake it? Has no one got an original
> idea left in Hollywood? Rutger Hauer was superb and I
> refuse to watch Sean Bean in the remake.
>
> Has anyone seen Bubba Ho-Tep? I've picked it up a few
> times in the video shop but always put it back for
> something else. It's by the guy who did Phantasm and
> Beastmaster, so it shouldn't be that bad I'd have
> thought.
>
> Pud
>
> > - DESCENT is now on dvd, i forget if you saw it or not
> > but if not, you definitely should. ditto neil marshall's
> > previous film, DOG SOLDIERS. of all the new directors he
> > is the only one i would place among the legends of my
> > youth (Carpenter, Romero, etc)
> >
> > - I have been working on the side for a horror website,
> > www.bloody-disgusting.com, the #1 trafficked site on the
> > net for horror, apparently. mostly i just do editing
> > work, but i occasionally get to interview someone and/or
> > go to press screenings. therefore, i saw a movie called
> > SEVERANCE that is possibly the best comedy/horror hybrid
> > ever. its about arms dealers going into the woods for a
> > team building exercise weekend, and a slasher comes along.
> > Office Space meets Friday the 13th in Deliverance
> > country. HIGHLY recommended. and its british! i think
> > it comes out in April.
> >
> > - THE HITCHER remake is beat for beat identical to the
> > original. the only real thing that was changed was having
> > the girl right from the start and making her the main
> > character. so its not nearly as creepy or interesting,
> > but its enjoyable nonetheless (tho i suspect my enjoyment
> > stems primarily from the cute-as-hell lead girl). for
> > those who havent seen the original, i highly recommend you
> > do so. rutger hauer is amazing in it.
> >
> > - i havent seen them all but so far the new season of
> > masters of horror is a slight improvement over season 1.
> > brad anderson (session 9, another underrated gem) did an
> > episode about a guy with an extremely accelerated sense of
> > hearing. and john landis did one with george wendt as a
> > killer, and managed to pull it off. yes, norm is scary.
> >
> >


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