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Postby Doc Holliday on Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:58 am

Who do? Voo-doo!

LABYRINTH...every single time.

And to see Velma pop up all serious like on ER was very disorienting....
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Postby DrillerKiller on Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:58 pm

Oh shite, there's LOADS!

Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD
Better off Dead
Monster Squad
Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Garbage Pail Kids The Movie
Demonwarp
Surf Nazis Must Die
The Toxic Avenger 1 - 4 (Citizen Toxie is a Troma masterpiece though)
The Witches
The Explorers
Kindred
Hellraiser: Bloodline
Leprechaun 2
...and about 50 more I'm forgetting. I like cheepnis!
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Postby Doc Holliday on Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:25 pm

Driller - you da man dude. finally my search for someone else who will admit to liking Kindred is over!

All that remains is for me to ask - did you too start shouting "Not up the nose NOT UP THE NOSE" near the end, that scene in the back of the car?

Ummm. No, nor me neither. Ahem.

But you got me thinking now...and yup....I'm going to nominate "The Lair of the White Worm" as well.....there...that should do it.....
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Postby JoMovie on Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:39 pm

The only time I feel "guilty" when it comes to pleasure is when..er' AFTER I have "wanked" :lol:

So basically, my GP's are centered around movies with sex in them...

Unfaithful
Fatal Attraction
Basic Instinct
Showgirls
Mullholland Drive
9 Songs
Lie With Me

Plus a bunch of others... including a very selective array of straight & shemale porn. :twisted:
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Postby Bob Samonkey on Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:45 pm

JoMovie wrote:The only time I feel "guilty" when it comes to pleasure is when..er' AFTER I have "wanked" :lol:

So basically, my GP's are centered around movies with sex in them...

Unfaithful
Fatal Attraction
Basic Instinct
Showgirls
Mullholland Drive
9 Songs
Lie With Me

Plus a bunch of others... including a very selective array of straight & shemale porn. :twisted:


Does Fatal Attraction fall in the shemale bit?

Not an attractive woman. More so with that horrible hair.
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Postby JoMovie on Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:19 pm

I dunno, her name IS "Glenn" after all..

But penis or no penis, I'd do her.
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Postby jillio on Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:55 am

Midnight Madness - This goofy late 70s/early 80s movie about a scavenger hunt starring David Naughton :lol: and Michael J. Fox. Flounder (Hurst or Furst whatever his name is) from Animal House plays the "bad guy".

Revenge of the Nerds
Ali G In Da House (terrible but hilarious)

Then theres this stupid but sad movie that I loved about a snowball fight called "The Dog Who Stopped The War". Its French-Canadian I think, but I dug it as a kid and a friend of mine x-ferred it to DVD for me.

theres more but thats all that comes to mind.
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Postby Adam Balm on Fri Feb 17, 2006 1:19 am

I got Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, since that's the only way I could get Fantastic Voyage (they come in a two-pack.) and it is spectacularly bad.
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Postby buster00 on Fri Feb 17, 2006 4:00 am

jillio wrote:Midnight Madness - This goofy late 70s/early 80s movie about a scavenger hunt starring David Naughton :lol: and Michael J. Fox. Flounder (Hurst or Furst whatever his name is) from Animal House plays the "bad guy".



OH MY GOD!! Is that on DVD!?!? I will share your guilty pleasure at the earliest possible, jillio! I used to love that movie!


As for me...The "Underdog" Collector's Edition. Honestly, that cartoon holds up about as well as yogurt would after 40 years. I don't think I have to tell YOU guys about the value of nostalgia, though...
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Re: Shit, now you're asking...

Postby brainiac on Fri Feb 17, 2006 5:41 am

Icarus wrote:...alphabetically, chronologically....where to start. How about FREE ENTERPRISE!

I love it...cracks me up - but the only human being I've found on this green Earth so far who liked it was a fully-paid up member of the Trekkie phenomenon (he missed the last con because he couldn't choose between going as Borg or Vulcan).

Is there Irony in his finding it funny? Let me count the ways.... :shock:


I love any movie where Shatner send himself up and that is one funny silly turn he does in that movie. My friends and I quote lines from it to this day but then we feel like trekkies when we do.... and we actually don't care.
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Re: Shit, now you're asking...

Postby Doc Holliday on Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:51 am

brainiac wrote:
Icarus wrote:...alphabeti cally, chronologically....where to start. How about FREE ENTERPRISE!

I love it...cracks me up - but the only human being I've found on this green Earth so far who liked it was a fully-paid up member of the Trekkie phenomenon (he missed the last con because he couldn't choose between going as Borg or Vulcan).

Is there Irony in his finding it funny? Let me count the ways.... :shock:


I love any movie where Shatner send himself up and that is one funny silly turn he does in that movie. My friends and I quote lines from it to this day but then we feel like trekkies when we do.... and we actually don't care.


I love the whole flashback scene where one of the two main characters has gotten into a playground fight. Shatner appears in a dream sequence to tell him not to fight, that loving Trek ain't bad. Then he asks why they are fighting.

"He said Han Solo could beat Kirk in a fight".

"Whaddya waiting for? Kick his ass!" comes Shatners reply.....
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Postby cap on Fri Feb 17, 2006 8:02 am

With the exception of the dog scene: Van Wilder

The movie is funnier than hell.
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Postby The Wrong Guy on Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:30 am

Freddy Got Fingered and The Truth About Cats and Dogs

I'm no Tom Green fanboy, but I pissed myself during FGF. Especially good when drunk, though it's not entirely unamusing while sober, either, depending on your mood I guess. Tom with his cartoons and the stunned reaction of the executive at the start is fricking comedy gold! And all the other sick stuff was good too. :D

As fot TTACAD... I don't care what anyone else says about Janeane- I think she's fucking adorable in this film. Love her. 8)
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Postby The Vicar on Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:40 am

Thus spake The Wrong Guy;

"As fot TTACAD... I don't care what anyone else says about Janeane- I think she's fucking adorable in this film. Love her"

No shame there...I've got a thang for JG too....was disappointed she was only in Dogma for, what, three minutes? Sassy women with curves....
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Postby The Wrong Guy on Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:51 am

"Sassy woman with curves"

Couldn't have put it better myself!

Ah, good to see I'm not the only Garofalo fan here. I love her name too. "Janeane Garofalo". Don't know why...just sounds good
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Postby JabberJaw on Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:48 am

Miss Congeniality

Monster's Ball - hmmm i wonder why i have this one

Phantom of the Paradise - i proudly love this movie but i wouldnt put it on the widescreen if my buddies were over

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Postby Doc Holliday on Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:53 am

The Wrong Guy wrote:"Sassy woman with curves"

Couldn't have put it better myself!

Ah, good to see I'm not the only Garofalo fan here. I love her name too. "Janeane Garofalo". Don't know why...just sounds good


I'm a fan of the Garofalo too....first thing I ever saw her in was "Bye Bye Love" which I still rate as one of the most unexpectedley funny films that ever caught me by surprise...

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Postby Vegeta on Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:25 pm

jillio wrote:Midnight Madness - This goofy late 70s/early 80s movie about a scavenger hunt starring David Naughton :lol: and Michael J. Fox. Flounder (Hurst or Furst whatever his name is) from Animal House plays the "bad guy".


I love Midnight Madness! I remember watching the hell out of it when I was a kid.

As far as mine:

Grease :oops: (loved it since I was a kid, know every song by heart)
Return of the Living Dead ("Over here you have your halved dogs", "Send more paramedics")
Flash Gordon (1980 - VHS) (So bad it trancends into brillance!)
High Tension (Most of you hate it, but I really don't mind the twist, and some very gory murders to boot!)
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Postby Vegeta on Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:27 pm

cap wrote:With the exception of the dog scene: Van Wilder

The movie is funnier than hell.


Agreed, that movie is hysterical.

How about The New Guy, too?
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Postby MadCapsule on Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:29 pm

I'll fess-up: I have both Resident Evil movies on DVD. I have a thing for watching Mila running around kicking the crap out of people.
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Postby DrillerKiller on Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:34 pm

Doc Holliday wrote:Driller - you da man dude. finally my search for someone else who will admit to liking Kindred is over!

All that remains is for me to ask - did you too start shouting "Not up the nose NOT UP THE NOSE" near the end, that scene in the back of the car?

Ummm. No, nor me neither. Ahem.

But you got me thinking now...and yup....I'm going to nominate "The Lair of the White Worm" as well.....there...that should do it.....


No way man! I think facial orifices should be invaded by monsters much more often, that's probably why I enjoyed that piece of shit movie 'Squirm' aswell - worms in your cheeks, it just doesn't get any juicier. You can almost feel their pain and that's the kinda horror I love. Mutual.

Heh, I heard you say before that you're averse to nasal horror, and I racking my brains trying to remember the title of a 90's movie I saw where a guy gets two pencils rammed up his nose, I'm sure you'd 'love' it. I'll get back to you on that one.

Another guilty pleasure of mine is Jack Frost - such a misguided classic. The sequel made me want to tear out my own eyes though.
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Postby cap on Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:38 pm

Vegeta wrote:
cap wrote:With the exception of the dog scene: Van Wilder

The movie is funnier than hell.


Agreed, that movie is hysterical.

How about The New Guy, too?
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The New Guy... On the list.

Another favorite, The Great Escape
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Postby jillio on Fri Feb 17, 2006 4:18 pm

buster00 wrote:
jillio wrote:Midnight Madness - This goofy late 70s/early 80s movie about a scavenger hunt starring David Naughton :lol: and Michael J. Fox. Flounder (Hurst or Furst whatever his name is) from Animal House plays the "bad guy".



OH MY GOD!! Is that on DVD!?!? I will share your guilty pleasure at the earliest possible, jillio! I used to love that movie!
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:lol: yea I got it off Ebay for like 4 bucks, but its purchasable here as well

Theres no extras or anything, but the movie is so silly. The theme song does my head in and Id like to punch that Leon guy.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000DZ3GQ/qid=11 40207493/sr=8-1/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-0470416-6817525?% 5Fencoding=UTF8&v=glance&n=130
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Postby AtomicHyperbole on Mon Mar 06, 2006 5:46 am

Thread ressurection!

My guilty pleasure DVD's ARE -

The Fast And The Furious
The Chronicles of Riddick
The Mummy
Robots
Suicide Girls: The First Tour
Sky Captain
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Postby The Vicar on Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:26 pm

CHUD
Return of the Living Dead

Goofy shit, sense of humor....
Not stellar, but not cellar either.
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Postby El Topo on Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:27 am

It's Pat. I also have the laser disc believe it or not.
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Postby cinephile2000 on Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:35 am

Snow Day, that kinda bad movie that had Chevy Chase in it. I just love it no explenation.
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Postby flansered on Tue Mar 07, 2006 5:26 pm

Hard Rock Zombies, I can't explain why it's great, it just is.
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Postby thx777b on Tue Mar 07, 2006 6:25 pm

Mines is MANIAC... I bought the special edition off the net. Classic slasher b-movie all the way. I would also love a special edition of HOWARD THE DUCK but i don't think it's anywhere near Lucas upcoming things to do... and it was one of my childhood favorites!:(
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Postby HollywoodBabylon on Tue Mar 07, 2006 6:58 pm

Doc Holliday wrote:Who do? Voo-doo!

LABYRINTH...every single time.

And to see Velma pop up all serious like on ER was very disorienting....


Labyrinth is due for reassessment! I mean, where else would you see David Bowie complete with a Tina Turner fright wig!

Also, I confess to crimes against cinema by secretly harbouring the opinion that I regard 'Mommie Dearest' as one of the most entertaining films I've seen - with Faye Dunaway's impersonation of Joan Crawford truly beyond belief.
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Postby AtomicHyperbole on Tue Mar 07, 2006 7:00 pm

Labyrinth certainly isn't a "guilty pleasure". It's one of the most charming and beautiful fantasys ever created. Sure, the songs and DB's hair are a product of their time, but they suit the wierdness of the film.

However, if the reason you watch it is to get off on David Bowie's androgynous appearence, then it sure is a guilty pleasure!
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Postby Exterminans on Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:05 pm

The Day After Tomorrow
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Postby The Vicar on Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:30 pm

Exterminans wrote:The Day After Tomorrow


Day After Tomorrow has come in for some kicking & biting around here, and not in a loving way.

I loved the opening...the camera flying through the glacier was really groovy on the Big Screen.

And I'm a big fan of End of the World films in general.
Sod the filler in this film - I enjoyed all the scenes where the weather goes all Clockwork Orange on Earth's ass.
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Postby colonel_lugz on Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:44 am

I have to say im with you on Day after, found some of it quite enjoyable, mainly because of the South park ep that compliments it so well
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Postby Exterminans on Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:55 am

Nice to see I'm not the only one who appreciates it (for what it is). I too love "the end of the world" genre.
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Postby saucyminx on Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:35 am

Iconoclastica wrote:Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker - uncut version (and yes, I went out and bought that after initially buying the edited version) :oops:


Hell yeah! You too??! :D


Children of Dune and Alias. I watch my Alias DVD now and then - I have some kind of a love-hate relationship with that show. I enjoy watching it, yet, I criticize it to death and Sydney irritates the hell out of me sometimes. :D
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Postby Adam Balm on Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:44 am

Children of Dune is not a guilty pleasure. One of the finest miniseries ever produced...
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Postby saucyminx on Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:54 am

Agreed. In that case, I shan't list COD as a guilty pleasure, then. :)
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Postby HollywoodBabylon on Sat Apr 22, 2006 3:54 pm

AtomicHyperbole wrote:Thread ressurection!

My guilty pleasure DVD's ARE -

The Fast And The Furious
The Chronicles of Riddick
The Mummy
Robots
Suicide Girls: The First Tour
Sky Captain




This may be sacrilege for most here, but I have to confess I enjoyed 'The Mummy' just as much as any of the 'Indiana Jones' movies. I honestly thought Brendan Fraser was nearly as good an action hero than Harrison Ford.
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Postby Lady Sheridan on Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:29 pm

Van Helsing
Dracula 2000

They make for one heck of a double feature.
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Postby AtomicHyperbole on Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:43 pm

HollywoodBabylon wrote:This may be sacrilege for most here, but I have to confess I enjoyed 'The Mummy' just as much as any of the 'Indiana Jones' movies. I honestly thought Brendan Fraser was nearly as good an action hero than Harrison Ford.


I think it's great, which is why I own it! True, it rips Indy off something incredible, but it's Sommers only truly spaztastic movie. Cracking pace, nice lines, a cast with their tongues firmly in cheek. It's funmuncious with a double topping of crazy sprinklins.
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Postby Lady Sheridan on Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:14 am

AtomicHyperbole wrote:
HollywoodBabylon wrote:This may be sacrilege for most here, but I have to confess I enjoyed 'The Mummy' just as much as any of the 'Indiana Jones' movies. I honestly thought Brendan Fraser was nearly as good an action hero than Harrison Ford.


I think it's great, which is why I own it! True, it rips Indy off something incredible, but it's Sommers only truly spaztastic movie. Cracking pace, nice lines, a cast with their tongues firmly in cheek. It's funmuncious with a double topping of crazy sprinklins.


I have it, too. I liked it. At the time I was disappointed because I was expecting a more "straight" Indy adventure, but it is fun. I loved 1920's Egypt sets and costumes, I thought they were beautiful. If I could choose a time to go back to, it would be that "I say, old chap, spot of tea before raiding a tomb?" Egypt! ;)

The whole "organ raiding" thing freaked me out and still does. I just hate when people lose their eyes in film...

The only part I really find utterly ridiculous is when the girl mummy is chasing Rachel Weisz.

Everytime I see it, it reminds me of an annoying incident. Arnold Vosloo came to the Trek convention to promote the movie, and the security guard refused to let us get his autograph because the session was over. He smiled at us and seemed to want to give us one, but since he wouldn't go against the guard, I guess he was lying. :?
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Postby The Vicar on Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:04 pm

Compared to Van Helsing, Sommer's The Mummy was written by bloody Bill Shakepeare.
Talk about a popcorn movie...that was The Mummy.
I thought it was a fun romp.
Brendan Fraser did fine, Rachel Weisz looked soooo damned hot with that sheer black thing they dolled her up in ( she'd look that way in a burlap bag to this reporter's eyes), Kevin J Anderson did his usual great comic relief support...had some genuine scares & looked fab. Jeepers, Wally, what's not to like?
As much as I honor the memory of Karloff, the orginal Mummy was short ( 73 minutes), not particularly scary & a bit silly at times despite some great work from Karloff.
Anyone who got caught by Karloff's mummy deserved to get nerfed...guy could lose a race to a crawling baby. And had a bum arm.
How scary is a guy my kid could escape on a tricycle?
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Postby AtomicHyperbole on Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:16 pm

The Mummy is an example of a GOOD popcorn movie. Completely derivative, sure, but was straightforward and the cast looked like they were having a good time. No pretentions to be anything else.

The Mummy Returns... that was a mess of ideas trying too hard...
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Postby HollywoodBabylon on Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:23 pm

AtomicHyperbole wrote:The Mummy is an example of a GOOD popcorn movie. Completely derivative, sure, but was straightforward and the cast looked like they were having a good time. No pretentions to be anything else.

The Mummy Returns... that was a mess of ideas trying too hard...


Yes, THAT return was one I could've done without.
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Postby The Vicar on Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:12 pm

HollywoodBabylon wrote:
AtomicHyperbo le wrote:The Mummy is an example of a GOOD popcorn movie. Completely derivative, sure, but was straightforward and the cast looked like they were having a good time. No pretentions to be anything else.

The Mummy Returns... that was a mess of ideas trying too hard...


Yes, THAT return was one I could've done without.


Whenever they introduce the prococious, smarter than his/her years child into the mix, the wheels come off.
I was willing to take another trip with this cast, but Mummy Returns was not what I had in mind.
( despite a nice villianous turn by the dude playing Ecko on Lost )
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Postby King Of Nowhere on Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:44 pm

im gonna go out on a limb & say SHOWGIRLS :cry:
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Postby AtomicHyperbole on Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:08 pm

You're going out to tug on your limb? :D
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Postby MadCapsule on Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:17 pm

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Postby Vegeta on Wed Apr 26, 2006 5:25 pm

Club Dread is a pretty big guilty pleasure of mine. I'll pop it in and crash on the couch with it on fairly often.
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