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Alterkaker66
03-03-2014, 04:11 PM
Anyone else never seem to catch up to the latest thing? I don't think I've seen a movie in the year it was released since X-Men. More than that, I like pre-Code black and white films as well as anything that upset the HUAC. I especially like watching old movies and their remakes for comparison. Here's a few of my favorites.
1. The Blue Angel -the original German language preferably
2. My Man Godfrey -1936 and again in 1957
3. It Happened One Night -Gable and Colbert
4. M -also in German, I believe
5. The Philadelphia Story -1940, remade as High Society
Anyone else have favorites or finds pre-1990? Cult films, independent, foreign language, something other than summer shlockbusters?

1984
03-04-2014, 07:21 AM
Aaaahhhhh, great thread!

1. Pisma myortvogo cheloveka AKA Letters From A Dead Man [1986] directed by Konstantin Lopushanskiy


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDdWZ4PEOO8

2. From Beyond [1986] directed by Stuart Gordon


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwcVfZb-m7U

3. Wake in Fright AKA Outback [1971] directed by Ted Kotcheff


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqWvWR8KYFw

4. La plančte sauvage AKA The Fantastic Planet [1973] directed by René Laloux


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7SP8vQfBy4

5. Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari AKA The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari [1920] directed by Robert Wiene


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP3WDQXkJq4

I also like a lot of classic Japanese samurai flicks like Hari-Kiri.

Alterkaker66
03-04-2014, 08:15 PM
I definitely need to see Outback. If Nick Cave gave it a good review then it has to be interesting. Thanks for the clips!

Alterkaker66
03-06-2014, 08:25 AM
And now for some of my all time favorite lesser known classic SF films.
1. Metropolis- preferably without the modern soundtrack
2. The Day the Earth Stood Still- 1951
3. Barbarella
4. The Man Who Fell to Earth -David Bowie
5. A Boy and His Dog -the only movie Harlan Ellison ever ok'd
6. Brazil -Terry Gilliam directing
7. Repo Man

iggy
03-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Metropolis, though I do greatly enjoy the updated version as well.

spaceSuicide
03-08-2014, 06:51 PM
Any 1940's-1970's horror and sci-fi films, sign me up please. I'll watch them all.

Them!
The Wolfman
Dracula
The Creature from the Black Lagoon
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Plan #9 From Outer Space

TH15x15xMYxOMeGA
03-09-2014, 10:51 AM
I'm into a lot of classic horror movies.

Psycho (original)
Night of the Living Dead
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Carnival of Souls
Them!
Attack of the Crab Monsters (very cheesy/very good)
Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed Up Zombies (yes, that is the real title. It's a nice cheesy movie)


I'll probably think of more later.

MisanthroPope
03-10-2014, 12:33 AM
Some people swear by Braindead/Dead Alive but I much prefer this Peter Jackson classic...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtPYTfS8Kuw

I haven't watched too many Pinky Violence flicks but I LOVED this one...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO9Wvqr30Xg

Fuck that Jason Statham bullshit...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2GEKV1dOgY

Q:The Winged Serpent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bjsag2vYlQ

Favorite Lucio Fulci...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O98nSv6QGyg

Hatchet for the Honeymoon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_4XwT6OTSg

The REAL Django...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCk4x3n7HXw

Pink Flamingos...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGR1i-0l878

Suck on this, Will Smith...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4mYireNvcg

Spider Baby/The Maddest Story Ever Told

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmAX0lzgRaI

Ok, I'm done for now....

Alterkaker66
03-10-2014, 12:15 PM
Lol. I had completely forgotten about Death Race 2000. Anything by John Waters is wonderful. It's a Bal-mer thing, baby.

Alterkaker66
03-14-2014, 09:38 AM
How about favorite B-Movie actors and actresses? As a kid it was Vincent Price. I still have a soft spot for Jan Michael Vincent.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sUwRf9f8fI
Charles Bronson was great before Death Wish, especially in the old cowboy flicks.
Rutger Hauer had a career long before, and after Blade Runner. I always thought Flesh and Blood was exploitation crap, only to find out it was considered ground breaking when made.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VOy1JZBH5c
James Coburn, funny as hell.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZtFYLqs9nY
Payback may have been Mel Gibsons film but Coburns crippled arthritic hands didn't make him any less a bad guy.
Also Jodie Foster. Ok, she is Hollywood royalty now, but the shit she made as a kid? Everyone knows Taxi Driver, but
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vK4za8v8_YI,
Carny, and Foxes are also fantastic.

Allycat
03-14-2014, 11:09 AM
The Loved One

iggy
03-14-2014, 02:01 PM
One S.D. showed me a few years back:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4E_KrISvIs

Alterkaker66
09-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Revisiting some more old favorites. From the 70's the Warriors and Play Misty For Me. From the 80's Times Square and Flashdance. Ok, Flashdance sucks but Lee Ving is the villain wee hoo!

Mi-CroMartie
09-22-2014, 06:04 AM
2001: Space Odyssey.

The Last House on the Left 1978

Faster kill Pussycat

The Hitcher

Masque of the Red Death (Vincent Price)

Tales of Terror (1962)

The Birds

cataract777
09-22-2014, 03:44 PM
Pink Flamingos
Rope (Hitchcock)
Rear Window (Hitchcock)

I'll think of more a bit later

Mugwump
09-25-2014, 04:09 AM
http://youtu.be/PSDC_LXfBcE

Allycat
09-26-2014, 03:08 AM
Revisiting some more old favorites. From the 70's the Warriors and Play Misty For Me. From the 80's Times Square and Flashdance. Ok, Flashdance sucks but Lee Ving is the villain wee hoo!

Oh, I'd forgotten Fear's Lee Ving ('I love living in the city') was in that movie! Btw, I liked the lead actress much better in The L Word. She'd played a major skank in flashadance. Play Misty For Me rules! Adrian barbeau was excellent in that; truly creepy fare!

blue angel
09-26-2014, 05:28 AM
I Want To Live - 1958
The Night Of The Hunter - 1955

I like a lot of old movies, more than new. I like every Marilyn Monroe movie.

BlueEyeLens
09-26-2014, 11:02 AM
The Prophecy and Exorcism.

FuckmanQ
09-26-2014, 02:20 PM
The Day The Earth Stood Still - 1951
The Birds - 1963
Jaws - 1975
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind - 1977
King Kong - 1933
The Wolfman - 1941

Bunch of other stuff but I don't want this to get too long. I'm definitely a cinephile.

Vertigo
10-01-2014, 02:05 PM
http://38.media.tumblr.com/fd3c694b1900d08d475dafd8bb84a98b/tumblr_mqnmbsUPFT1soo6q9o8_r2_250.gif

http://33.media.tumblr.com/26618c94fd86a848e66463054d9e9766/tumblr_mqnmbsUPFT1soo6q9o4_250.gif

I just love 'The Fearless Vampire Killers' with Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate. When I was little I was pretty scared by it and I thought Sharon Tate was the most beautiful woman on earth. My mother told me back then that she was murdered by the Manson Family.

Rest in Peace, Sharon
http://31.media.tumblr.com/a633c5b26e2f3843c73fbde01e918faf/tumblr_mqnmbsUPFT1soo6q9o1_250.gif
http://lovesharontate.tumblr.com/

Vertigo
10-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Black Narcissus is epic, go Kathleen!

http://i58.tinypic.com/2h6sshx.jpg

TrainWreck96
10-15-2014, 10:09 AM
I could make a huge list of films but instead I'll talk about a single film and give it some context.

I absolutely adore High Plains Drifter (1973). ::WARNING SPOILERS:: Clint Eastwood plays a dead Sheriff who has returned from the grave to exact revenge on the men who killed him and the town that didn't lift a finger to help. It sounds like a horror movie but it plays out like a straight-up western. This was an odd time in movies where the main character could rape a woman and still remain a protagonist afterwards. That could be due to the fact that the main character is shrouded in mystique and you realize from the start that he has a story, he has a past that has drastically changed him and it isn't being revealed. High Plains Drifter has a bit of a Freaks vibe to it in that you're more attracted to the atypical types than you are to the "normal" people. Great Flick!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1almB9zxX4

Alterkaker66
10-17-2014, 05:39 PM
High Plains Drifter has got to be one of my favorite Eastwood movies too (although I'll watch anything he's in or directs). Before Kathy Bates ever got ahold of "Mr. Man" there was The Beguiled, another often overlooked Eastwood fave.

Vertigo
05-18-2015, 05:44 AM
I just love Vertigo so much. Alfred Hitchcock did so many good movies, but these are my favs:

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02296/vertigo_2296921b.jpg

and Marnie.

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/03019/marnie_3019155b.jpg

Mercurius
05-19-2015, 06:38 AM
Children of Paradise has always been my favorite old movie- first of all because it is extremely aesthetic and deep. And Jean-Louis Barrault is in it.
http://www.moviepilot.de/files/images/0868/5261/Kinder_des_Olymp_15.jpg

http://www.bilder-hochladen.net/files/ixsu-6-1679.jpg

http://de.web.img2.acsta.net/medias/nmedia/18/35/90/90/20170888.jpg

Nemoris Inferioris
05-19-2015, 07:39 AM
Fritz Lang's M
https://mattmulcahey.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/m-german-poster.jpg

Eyes Without A Face
http://www.weeatfilms.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/eyes_without_face_poster_01.jpg

The Great Gatsby
http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMjY4NDQ3OTk1OF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMjQ3NzMxMDE@._ V1_SX214_AL_.jpg

Mad Love
https://themotionpictures.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/ml3.jpg

Nemoris Inferioris
05-19-2015, 07:40 AM
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
http://cdn.bloody-disgusting.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/the-texas-chain-saw-massacre-dvd.jpg

Cat
05-20-2015, 04:42 AM
Children of Paradise has always been my favorite old movie- first of all because it is extremely aesthetic and deep. And Jean-Louis Barrault is in it.




Dreams, life... it's the same.

Or life's not worth living.

MMCollector
06-25-2015, 01:57 PM
my favourite old movies are

1.close encounters of the third kind
2.stargate 1994 movie
3.Alien
4.Predator
5.The Breakfeast Club ( i dont know why i like this movie so much ive seen it close to a 100 times)
6.2001 a space odessey

i have some other i like from back then ill post them if i remember them.

gunz
08-09-2016, 04:36 PM
I love quite a few of the movies posted but I am currently re-watching this beauty. The effects back then were I think more frightening at times then what we see today.

Faust (1926)

http://i1310.photobucket.com/albums/s648/gunz055/faust_zpsl8ylqllz.jpg (http://s1310.photobucket.com/user/gunz055/media/faust_zpsl8ylqllz.jpg.html)