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Rowdyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-22-05 02:24 AM
Response to Reply #59
60. I had no idea about Hitchcocks politics
though he was far roo smart to be a conservative. Thanks for the heads-up.
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  -When did horror films jump the shark? Rowdyboy  May-21-05 11:35 PM   #0 
  - when computer-generated special effects took over good story-telling  Skittles   May-21-05 11:37 PM   #1 
  - Oh, God, you hit the nail on the head...  Rowdyboy   May-21-05 11:38 PM   #2 
  - honestly can't remember the last time I saw a good horror film  Skittles   May-21-05 11:43 PM   #7 
     - I can still hear the melody of "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte"  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:02 AM   #19 
  - "The Haunting"  solinvictus   May-21-05 11:44 PM   #9 
     - Ugh..."The Haunting" was so horrible!  racaulk   May-22-05 12:18 AM   #26 
        - The 1961 original version was SO much better....  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:24 AM   #29 
        - I had no idea that it was a remake.  racaulk   May-22-05 12:29 AM   #37 
           - Please, do yourself a favor and watch it...  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:35 AM   #39 
              - The 1963 version IS as good as you remember  Poiuyt   May-23-05 08:53 AM   #95 
        - it was horribly disappointing for us fans of the original  Skittles   May-22-05 12:24 AM   #30 
           - Claire Bloom was a very much underrated actress..  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:43 AM   #43 
           - Huge letdown for me  notsodumbhillbilly   May-22-05 10:44 AM   #84 
  - What about John Carpenter's "Prince of Darkness"  sasquatch   May-21-05 11:41 PM   #3 
  - Embarrassed to say I've never seen it...My "Maltin's Guide" is rough  Rowdyboy   May-21-05 11:44 PM   #10 
  - That one totally creeped me out.  ocelot   May-21-05 11:52 PM   #13 
  - Satan in a jar!  solinvictus   May-21-05 11:53 PM   #15 
  - It really is a scary, disturbing movie.  The Traveler   May-22-05 12:41 AM   #41 
  - That one freaked me out as a kid too lol  malmapus   May-23-05 09:46 AM   #101 
  - Loved Phantasm.  Skip Intro   May-21-05 11:42 PM   #4 
  - I ADORED Phantasm....I was totally enthralled and those damn projectiles  Rowdyboy   May-21-05 11:51 PM   #12 
     - There have been good sci-fi movies in the past 30 years.  dansolo   May-22-05 03:08 PM   #89 
  - The Teen Slasher Picture..that's when.  solinvictus   May-21-05 11:42 PM   #5 
  - "Stirs of Echoes" sounds interesting-at least in the synopsis in my  Rowdyboy   May-21-05 11:52 PM   #14 
  - STIR OF ECHOES is quite good.  jayctravis   May-22-05 01:08 AM   #51 
     - Stir of Echoes is great suspense/horror. The Cell is terrific  goodboy   May-22-05 02:36 PM   #88 
  - Wait....you're saying Halloween came after the genre died?  Sean Reynolds   May-21-05 11:43 PM   #6 
  - I'll grant you that the original "Halloween" was a pretty damned good film  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:20 AM   #27 
  - Nothing really good coming out of the states these days  Az   May-21-05 11:43 PM   #8 
  - I'll tell you what killed horror.  JackDragna   May-21-05 11:49 PM   #11 
  - Money is part of it, but its corporate control that did the final deed  Az   May-22-05 12:00 AM   #18 
  - But that's not what drove the 80's slasher-fests...  JHB   May-23-05 09:27 AM   #100 
  - When the horror genre was invented.  jim3775   May-21-05 11:58 PM   #16 
  - An honest answer is always welcome....even when you disagree  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:05 AM   #20 
  - Well...  bixente   May-22-05 12:00 AM   #17 
  - Oh someone after my own heart  Protagoras   May-22-05 12:21 AM   #28 
  - Where do you find them? I'm in a pretty backwards area where  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:26 AM   #32 
     - snowblood apple, great website.  NuttyFluffers   May-22-05 02:43 AM   #65 
     - Netflix recommendations mostly  Protagoras   May-22-05 10:31 AM   #80 
  - Well, I have to disagree.  La Coliniere   May-22-05 12:41 AM   #40 
     - Rosemary's Baby was really entertaining, but I just never really cared  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:48 AM   #45 
     - i agree in part.  NuttyFluffers   May-22-05 02:57 AM   #68 
     - Different tastes is all  Protagoras   May-22-05 10:37 AM   #81 
  - don't like horror moves; don't watch them ....BUT as a kid I saw  bobbieinok   May-22-05 12:07 AM   #21 
  - Well, If You're Going To Have Clockwork Orange On There...Battle Royale  InfoMinister   May-22-05 12:07 AM   #22 
  - Never heard of it....Sounds a little like Lord of the Flies  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:16 AM   #25 
  - Yeah, Kind of an Updated Lord of the Flies  InfoMinister   May-22-05 12:26 AM   #33 
     - The original definitely sounds intense and thats what I like in a horror  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:28 AM   #35 
     - and best of all, Takeshi Kitano as the heavy!  thebigidea   May-22-05 12:49 AM   #46 
  - Battle Royale II really takes it to the US  Az   May-23-05 08:49 AM   #94 
  - Try watching "Saw"  racaulk   May-22-05 12:09 AM   #23 
  - Didn't Care Much For It  InfoMinister   May-22-05 12:10 AM   #24 
  - that movie did make me squirm in my seat  Skittles   May-22-05 12:26 AM   #31 
  - The LAST movie that I saw that scared me was  Horse with no Name   May-22-05 12:28 AM   #34 
  - Poltergeist had its moments, just not enough to make me happy  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:32 AM   #38 
  - OH, I know! I know! I just saw it...  susanna   May-22-05 12:29 AM   #36 
  - There are more hacks in the horror genre than any other.  Toucano   May-22-05 12:42 AM   #42 
  - 13 Ghosts (remake) had an astounding production design  jayctravis   May-22-05 01:11 AM   #52 
     - Yes, well it's such a pity it didn't have an astounding script.  Toucano   May-22-05 01:19 AM   #54 
        - The special features were more chilling than the movie.  jayctravis   May-23-05 12:42 AM   #90 
  - Nothing scared me like Psycho!  dbaker41   May-22-05 12:47 AM   #44 
  - LOL...I ALWAYS lock the back door before I shower because of "Psycho"....  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 12:55 AM   #47 
     - I saw literally hundreds....  La Coliniere   May-22-05 01:16 AM   #53 
        - In many ways, Hitchcock is the answer to my question...  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 01:22 AM   #55 
        - Since this is a political forum...  La Coliniere   May-22-05 02:13 AM   #59 
           - I had no idea about Hitchcocks politics  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 02:24 AM   #60 
        - Have you seen this? "Psycho Shower Curtain"! Holy SHIT!!  dbaker41   May-22-05 01:53 AM   #58 
  - Horror movie makers have forgotten some very important tenants  johnaries   May-22-05 12:59 AM   #48 
  - Thats the problem with Jason and Freddie....You barely have an idea  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 01:26 AM   #56 
  - Suggestions, YMMV  jayctravis   May-22-05 01:00 AM   #49 
  - I saw "Saw" and was unimpressed....  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 01:48 AM   #57 
  - The original "Halloween" was the last one before the shark jumping  leftofthedial   May-22-05 01:03 AM   #50 
  - Silence of the Lambs?  evlbstrd   May-22-05 02:29 AM   #61 
  - You're right on "Silence of the Lambs" Classy, scarey movie...  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 02:36 AM   #62 
  - Yeah, man!  evlbstrd   May-22-05 02:41 AM   #64 
  - OK, I take back part of my other post #63.  Swamp Rat   May-22-05 02:55 AM   #67 
     - Odd you should ask about that episode from the Outer Limits!  evlbstrd   May-22-05 03:05 AM   #71 
        - YES!  Swamp Rat   May-22-05 03:16 AM   #72 
           - I googled it,  evlbstrd   May-22-05 03:22 AM   #73 
              - HAHA!  Swamp Rat   May-22-05 03:26 AM   #74 
                 - But it gets the post count up there!  evlbstrd   May-22-05 03:33 AM   #75 
                    - That painting on the left hand side of your sigline...  Swamp Rat   May-22-05 03:52 AM   #77 
                       - It's in Kansas City, MO.  evlbstrd   May-22-05 04:08 AM   #78 
  - Not one of those movies ever scared me.  Swamp Rat   May-22-05 02:40 AM   #63 
  - Just curious, have you seen the older movies I mentioned?  Rowdyboy   May-22-05 02:46 AM   #66 
  - See post #67  Swamp Rat   May-22-05 03:01 AM   #69 
  - Try "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer." Scariest movie in 2 decades  kysrsoze   May-23-05 09:09 AM   #97 
     - That movie made me ill.  Protagoras   May-23-05 09:27 AM   #99 
  - when Jaws 3-D came out?  hfojvt   May-22-05 03:05 AM   #70 
  - hmmm, i think Demon Knight with billy zane...  NuttyFluffers   May-22-05 03:47 AM   #76 
  - Rosemary's Baby would probably be my favorite.  shockra   May-22-05 04:47 AM   #79 
  - The true horror of everyday life trumps all the horror stories combined.  spanone   May-22-05 10:39 AM   #82 
  - the excorsict...why anyone was scared by that amazes me to this day  mopaul   May-22-05 10:40 AM   #83 
  - I think there have been some fine horror films lately.  Taxloss   May-22-05 10:54 AM   #85 
  - The problem with "modern" horror movies ...  kweerwolf   May-22-05 02:01 PM   #86 
  - "28 Days Later" rules.  kiki   May-22-05 02:17 PM   #87 
  - 28 Days Later was GREAT!  onager   May-23-05 01:00 AM   #91 
     - Not just the "Night" thing...  kiki   May-23-05 08:24 AM   #92 
  - You're confusing horror with terror  TOJ   May-23-05 08:37 AM   #93 
  - The Omen 1 and 2  Lannes   May-23-05 08:56 AM   #96 
  - Every now and then a good horror flick will come out.  Shell Beau   May-23-05 09:22 AM   #98 
  - Last movie to really scare me was Event Horizon  malmapus   May-23-05 09:52 AM   #102 
  - The remake of The Thing was good  DS1   May-23-05 09:54 AM   #103 
 

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