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Am 40 minutes into movie #37, HBO 2008 American election drama "Game Change" (2012), because America continues to baffle, confound, fascinate, and be a primary source of headaches.

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Heading out to the movie theatre for movie #38, "Pitch Perfect 2," because I thought the first one was fun.

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Movie #39, I've put on the 1983 Bond picture "Octopussy," which, you definitely couldn't call a film that in the Year of Luigi 2020.

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Movie #42, 1983's "Never Say Never Again."

I assume this one is gonna at least acknowledge Bond as an older man, even if only for contrast with the EON series.

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Okay, so.
> I watched "Alien" and enjoyed it.
> Wasn't gonna watch any more.
> Changed my mind.
> Now I have to watch all of them.
> Including the "Alien vs Predator"s.
> Including the "Predator"s, even though those look like a bad time.

Oh well. Movie #46. 1987's "Predator."

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I've put on "The War with Grandpa," because advertising doesn't work on me so much but do I make decisions based on extended My Brother, My Brother, and Me bits? Yes, for sure.

Movie #47.

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Movie #48. I'm half an hour into "Get Duked!"

In a way, also about a war with a grandpa.

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Movie #49, or #150 since I started counting at the start of the pandemic, 1987's "The Living Daylights."

Really got no specific expectations, just hoping for a fresh take post-Moore.

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Movie #50, "Licence to Kill." The Dalton era over at last, after, squints at notes, less than three days.

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Movie #53, "AlienΒ³."

I guess this is picking up straight from the last one-- Oh, Paul McGann is in this.

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Gonna do the thing everyone else is doing and watch more horror this month, but, like. Proper horror.

Movie #54, the 1931 "Dracula."

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Another Universal horror movie, it's movie #55, 1932's "The Mummy."

...I think I might have no idea what it's actually about, besides, obviously, "a mummy." Presumably a group of dipshits find one, hijinks ensue?

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Movie #57, the 1984 motion picture "Gremlins."

I've either seen bits and pieces on TV or just picked up stuff about it from pop culture -- or both -- but I've definitely never seen it.

(This is about the critters you gotta not-feed after midnight, right?)

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Speaking of motion pictures, it's time for a horror movie: This one is about a murderous personification of the patriarchy, misogyny, colonialism, etcetera, who gets to live forever through the power of not thinking about it too hard.

Movie #58 is 1995's "GoldenEye."

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Movie #59 is 1933's "The Invisible Man."

Incredible that they caught him on camera.

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Movie #61, the 1941 motion picture "The Wolf Man."

Like the Invisible Man, but he's a furry.

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The next thing I was gonna watch isn't done downloading, so I guess I'm watching something called "Hubie Halloween"? Movie #62.

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The last of the classic Universal monster flicks on my list for October -- I've enjoyed these, I should watch the rest of them at some point -- movie #63 is 1954's "The Creature from the Black Lagoon."

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Movie #64, "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World," or whatever it's called.

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Let's watch a /real/ one, it's movie #65, 1960's "Psycho," or, "Screechy Screechy Shower Knife."

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Movie #66, everything I've ever heard about this one is it sucks eggs, 1997's "Alien: Resurrection."

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Movie #67, "Gremlins 2: The New Batch."

Let's find out what the fuck that Key & Peele sketch everyone loves was about.

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Movie #68, I'm watching something called "The Stone Tape," from 1972.

I think it's a haunted house thing by the Quatermass guy?

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A lot of narration over footage of extras going about their sandy days, but now Brendan Fraser is here to have a good time.

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

"Can you swim?!"
"Of course I can swim -- if the occasion calls for it!"
"Trust me," he says, throwing her overboard, "it calls for it!"

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

i've always felt i'd have a terrible time on a horse, never mind a camel

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

definitely open the secret, hidden sarcophagus that was buried underneath the giant statue, uh-huh, that never goes completely wrong.

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

"Death will come on swift wings to whomsoever opens this chest," the inevitable chest-opener reads out loud from the lid of the chest.

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

deffo read out loud from the evil curse book, that's deffo not how evil curse happen

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

"No mortal weapon can kill this guy!"

just get a big modern gun that usually does the trick

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

this all feels like the exact aesthetic middle point between yer Indiana Joneses and yer modern action blockbusters

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

the extremely wide open mouth thing never stops being really funny

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"The Mummy" (1999) 

@Alexis Nono, that's to get around "no weapon FORGED" limits :p

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@anke hm, that's fair

I wonder if the Mummy's own weapons count as immortal weapons.

re: "The Mummy" (1999) 

@InspectorCaracal that's fair, worst case is the bullets do a predictable amount of nothing, best case it does anything at all

"The Mummy" (1999) 

@Alexis He thought it was being (da)rude? :blobpeek:

"The Mummy" (1999) 

@Alexis That's fair.

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