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Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« on: August 13, 2011, 04:09:13 PM »
Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
I was looking over my Unwatched DVD collection... and was surprised to see I have 877 movies in my collection that I haven't watched yet. There is some titles that I have seen the movie... but not since getting the DVD.

I also noticed that I have something for almost every letter. So I thought this would be a perfect time to start an Alphabet Marathon. This isn't a marathon I expect to have done in a weekend of course... not even in a week. But I do want to try to have it completed before I start my annual Horror marathon in October.

Like I said... I have everything covered except 1 letter. That is the letter X. So I am hoping I will get that taken care of before I get to it.
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2011, 04:11:35 PM »
Numbers:
Here are my choices for titles starting with numbers...

- 2 Brothers and a Bride
- 2 Days
- 2012
- 21
- 27 Dresses
- 28 Weeks Later
- 3000 Miles to Graceland
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2011, 04:31:25 PM »
I can't believe you haven't seen 28 Weeks Later. Maybe this one should wait til your Oct. marathon.

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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2011, 04:35:02 PM »
Yeah Kathy... I am thinking that will be one I save for October.
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2011, 08:43:06 PM »
     2012 (2009/United States)

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Director:Roland Emmerich
Writing:Harald Kloser (Writer), Roland Emmerich (Writer), Graham Hancock (Original Material By)
Length:158 min.
Rating:PG-13
Video:Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
Audio:English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Audio Descriptive: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Commentary: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles:English, French, Commentary

Stars:
John Cusack as Jackson Curtis
Amanda Peet as Kate Curtis
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Adrian Helmsley
Thandie Newton as Laura Wilson
Oliver Platt as Carl Anheuser
Tom McCarthy as Gordon Silberman

Plot:
From Roland Emmerich, director of The Day After Tomorrow and Independence Day, comes the ultimate action-adventure movie, exploding with groundbreaking special effects. As the world faces a catastrophe of apocalyptic proportions, cities collapse and continents crumble. 2012 brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors. Starring John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover and Woody Harrelson.

Extras:
  • Scene Access
  • Audio Commentary
  • Bonus Trailers
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Featurettes
  • Music Videos


My Thoughts:
Before watching this movie I searched some reviews to see what others thought of it. I was actually surprised... seems like most people didn't care for this one. Until today I just remembered hearing good things. Then I actually watched it. I wouldn't say I disliked it as much as most the people seemed to... but it is far from the best movie of it's kind. The effects were definitely cool. But I found for the most part I really didn't care about many of the characters. I also thought it was just too long. I think this is one case where the movie would have been better if they didn't have it at such a length. Over-all I would say it is just an average disaster movie.


My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2011, 08:58:56 PM »
Letter A:
Here are my choices for titles starting with numbers...

- Abomination: Evilmaker 2
- Abraxas: Guardian of the Universe
- The Accused
- Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
- The Adventures of Tartu
- Aerial Gunner
- Africa Screams
- The Alamo (2004)
- Alexander
- Alfie
- Algiers
- Ally Farson: Confessed Murderess: "My Private Life"
- The Amazing Transparent Man
- America's Sweethearts
- American Dreamz
- American Gangster
- American History X
- American Pie Presents Band Camp
- American Pie Presents Beta House
- American Wedding
- Anchor's Aweigh
- Antichrist
- The Ape Man
- Apocalypse Rising
- Apocalypto
- The Aristocrats
- Arizona Bound (Saturday Matinee)
- The Atomic Brain
- Attack of the Monsters
- Audrey Rose
- Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
- The Aviator
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2011, 09:05:53 PM »
Whatever you do don't watch Ally Farson: Confessed Murderess: "My Private Life". Sorority is Oscar worthy compared to this one.

Do yourself a favor and throw the DVD away and keep the case.

Which version of Alfie do you own? The original w/ Michael Caine and Shelly Winters or the one with Jude Law?

I would probably suggest either Apocalypto or  American History X.



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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2011, 09:19:15 PM »
I don't know many of these. But I did enjoy "America's Sweethearts". I didn't enjoy "The Aviator" though.



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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2011, 09:21:06 PM »
Whatever you do don't watch Ally Farson: Confessed Murderess: "My Private Life". Sorority is Oscar worthy compared to this one.

Do yourself a favor and throw the DVD away and keep the case.

 :laugh: Well I won't toss it just yet. But I won't be in any hurry to watch it either.

Which version of Alfie do you own? The original w/ Michael Caine and Shelly Winters or the one with Jude Law?

It's the original.

I would probably suggest either Apocalypto or  American History X.

Thanks... but kinda feel in the mood for a comedy. Haven't decided yet... but may watch American Wedding.
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2011, 09:22:09 PM »
I don't know many of these. But I did enjoy "America's Sweethearts". I didn't enjoy "The Aviator" though.

American Sweethearts is another possibility.

I will probably watch the trailers and decide from there.
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2011, 09:23:57 PM »
Since it is the original I change my vote to Alfie...it's a comedy too!

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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2011, 09:46:04 PM »
But... but it's Michael Caine!  :puke:

We will have to see. :P
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2011, 09:59:41 PM »
Not liking Michael Caine is more absurd than not liking music!  :surrender:

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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2011, 10:28:41 PM »
 :laugh: I can't help it... I like what I like... I dislike what I dislike.
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Re: Alphabet Marathon: The Unwatched Version
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2011, 12:03:48 AM »
     American Wedding: Extended Unrated Party Edition (2003/United States)

Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Director:Jesse Dylan
Writing:Adam Herz (Writer), Adam Herz (Original Characters By)
Length:103 min.
Rating:Unrated
Video:Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio:English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles:English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Jason Biggs as Jim Levenstein
Seann William Scott as Steve Stifler
Alyson Hannigan as Michelle Flaherty
Eddie Kaye Thomas as Paul Finch
Thomas Ian Nicholas as Kevin Myers
January Jones as Cadence Flaherty

Plot:
You're on the guest list - for this UNRATED AMERICAN WEDDING, the version you couldn't see in theaters! The AMERICAN PIE gang returns to wreak havoc with a new rite of passage when Jim (Jason Biggs) and Michelle (Alyson Hannigan) decide to get married! Of course, Stifler (Seann William Scott) will be there (bridesmaids!) and, more importantly, will throw the ultimate bachelor party (strippers!). So RSVP for the outrageously UNRATED AMERICAN WEDDING experience, in this hilariously hot, frantically funny final chapter of the unforgettable AMERICAN PIE saga!

Extras:
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  • Featurettes
  • Production Notes
  • Outtakes/Bloopers
  • DVD-ROM Content
  • Closed Captioned
  • Theatrical & Unrated Versions


My Thoughts:
I felt like something fun and completely silly next... yes even to the point of the crude and the sick. And much like the first two... this has all of the above. There was more then one laugh in this movie for me... but at the same time some things went a little far for my taste. But of course that could be because I watched the Unrated version instead of the theatrical release... which is also on this disc. Over-all I enjoyed this movie. But I know it is definitely not for everyone. It is one I am sure some would find offensive.


My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
Pete