The Red Letter Media Appreciation Thread

Chukzombi

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I loved that movie as a kid. Was constantly on HBO in the 80s. Forgot Ernie Hudson was in it.
its weird, i know ive seen that movie, all those scenes look familiar, but i'll be damned if i can remember actually sitting down to watch it. i know i watched the fuck out of Megaforce. which is a similar film.
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man, now i want to watch it again.
 
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its weird, i know ive seen that movie, all those scenes look familiar, but i'll be damned if i can remember actually sitting down to watch it. i know i watched the fuck out of Megaforce. which is a similar film.
iu

man, now i want to watch it again.
Yeah, that's another childhood classic. Even had a matchbox car of the dune buggy, except it was olive drab, and not the desert sand color.
 
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I'm glad they're stepping outside of the box and doing other goofier stuff. My money is that they'll do a second version of this episode, where Mike ends up battling Rich, with Jay being the announcer. Then we can see just how nerdy both of them are about Star Trek.
 
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Chukzombi

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Damn, Zack Snyder really is a hack. he managed to blatantly rip off an entire movie and borrow heavily from several others. creativity is dead.
 

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Their story of Mike and Rich being extras and Mike hiving to ride an amusement show ride for hours until feeling sick, reminded me of something from a friend from years ago.

My friend did work as an extra when he could, a local theme park had build a new rollercoaster. He spent all day there filming with a bunch of people riding it multiple times. Two pretty young girls who were sitting in the front seats got sick and had to get out at the end of the run, walk off a short distance and throw up. Everyone else was sitting in the rollercoaster, had to look away and 'Oh God that's gross!' kinda stuff. This was only early in the day too. Then they had to keep riding the thing again and again, he said the whole day was terrible.

A few weeks later and the ad comes on TV. Over 50% of the ad was those 2 girls riding in the front seats. Slow-mo kinda shots of them screaming and long hair flying. Due to the way the filming was done, cameras had been attached to the nose of the coaster for the first several runs, filming the girls. Then during a break the cameras were removed and the coaster was run again and again with nothing on its nose to look clean, and film it from multiple positions from the ground. With everyone riding it again and again. But the ad was mostly those 2 girls in the front seats. He was angry.
 
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A lot of people consider that a bad movje, I can't imagine why. Oldman is so, so good. For sure the best Dracula, and one of the best vampire movies period.

Of course I haven't seen it in like 20 years, this may be an Event Horizon situation where I revisit and find out yet again that younger me liked a lot of dumb things.
 

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Review was really positive; it was mostly the acting of the younger actors that they sort of complained about, but everything else was great.
 

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Fucking RLM. Now I want to go back and watch it.

I remember liking it when I was young, so much so that I tried reading the book. Could never get through it though as reading letters and shit was just super boring. Plus the book was incredibly long.
 

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been a while since I saw it. and I got to tell you. I had totally forgotten the "mina was the reincarnation of his lost love" thing was made up for the movie. That shit is like core to the mythos now. EVERY Dracula story has that as part of it nowadays.