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Title: The Death of the Incredible Hulk
Year: 1990
Director: Bill Bixby
Rating: NR
Length: 95 Min.
Video: Full Frame 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Mono, Spanish: Dolby Digital: Mono
Subtitles: English, Spanish

Stars:
Bill Bixby
Lou Ferrigno
Elizabeth Gracen
Philip Sterling
Barbara Tarbuck
Anna Katerina

Plot:
The Death of the Incredible Hulk is the fascinating finale of the hugely popular TV series about a scientist, Dr. David Banner (Bill Bixby), who transforms into a mighty, larger-than-life beast called the Hulk (Lou Ferrigno) when he gets angry. Desperately trying to rid himself of his monster-like alter ego once and for all, Banner sneaks into a government research lab run by Dr. Ronald Pratt (Phillip Sterling), hoping to find a solution. When Pratt discovers Banner's plight, he offers to help. But a beautiful spy (Barbara Tarbuck), who's out to steal Pratt's ideas for terrorists, forces Banner to choose between love and loyalty, good and evil, and ultimately, life and death.

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My Thoughts:
I decided to watch this one today (January 22) because today is Bill Bixby's birthday. He would have been 77 today.

This one has to be my least favorite of the reunion movies. But wanted to watch it because it is all I had left to watch in the Incredible Hulk Marathon thread I was doing at another site. I still did enjoy it... it just wasn't quite as enjoyable as the first two movies. Unlike the first two there was no other guess superhero. And I just found parts of the storyline to be a little too slow. This is the only reunion movie that didn't have Jack McGee chasing after stories of the Hulk. Apparently they couldn't get Jack Colvin to appear for one reason or another. I keep going back and forth on how I would have wanted the story to end. David finding a cure or finding death. But in the end I think they went the right way.

My Rating: 3.5/5
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What can I say... I am a poor poor man!

You seem to have a lot of a spare time, what a great luxury. Unfortunatly I still have a job, that robs me about 50 hours week for week!
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my TV recently went up on me and I just couldn't afford a new TV so went to a 2nd hand shop and got another standard TV.

Last year I somehow was concentrated on technique, this year I'll bethink myself again of what matters more.
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What can I say... I am a poor poor man!

You seem to have a lot of a spare time, what a great luxury. Unfortunatly I still have a job, that robs me about 50 hours week for week!
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my TV recently went up on me and I just couldn't afford a new TV so went to a 2nd hand shop and got another standard TV.

Last year I somehow was concentrated on technique, this year I'll bethink myself again of what matters more.


Lucky you can work 50 hours a week. The combination of my aspergers and apparently a high IQ make the restrictiveness of working routines incredibly stressful on me.

Combined with how easily iam vulnerable to bouts of depression. Im pretty much useless in the working sense.

(waits patiently for Sams lecturer of selling second hand hovers or something.)
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(waits patiently for Sams lecturer of selling second hand hovers or something.)


Wouldn't want to disappoint. I'm sure my taxes could be better spent!
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(waits patiently for Sams lecturer of selling second hand hovers or something.)


Wouldn't want to disappoint. I'm sure my taxes could be better spent!


Yeah like on all the social services you need to institutionalise me because im denied benefits.

12 grand a year vs say 30?

I think your getting a better deal the way things are.

Or i know lets just cut to the chase and do what the Nazies did and round as all up drive out to nice little forest and stick tube on the exhaust and monoxide the lot of us.
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Lucky you can work 50 hours a week. The combination of my aspergers and apparently a high IQ make the restrictiveness of working routines incredibly stressful on me.

Is aspergers the behavior where you shout swearwords at somebody? Unfortunately I am stressable and do not suffer from any real disease, so I could try that one out. Damned drab slavery existence.
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Combined with how easily iam vulnerable to bouts of depression. Im pretty much useless in the working sense.

I have bouts of depression, too! But sadly still too many manic episodes between.
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Title: Ladder 49
Year: 2004
Director: Jay Russell
Rating: PG-13
Length: 115 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: French, Spanish

Stars:
Joaquin Phoenix
John Travolta
Jacinda Barrett
Robert Patrick
Morris Chestnut
Billy Burke

Plot:
Academy Award®-nominated stars Joaquin Phoenix (Best Supporting Actor, Gladiator, 2000) and John Travolta (Best Actor, Pulp Fiction, 1994) ignite the intense action in this heroic tale of ordinary men with uncommon courage! As part of a tightly knit brotherhood of skilled firefighters, Jack Morrison (Phoenix) grows from inexperienced rookie to seasoned veteran as he faces a dangerous job that makes him a hero to strangers but often shortchanges his wife (Jacinda Barrett – The Human Stain) and kids. Then, when he becomes trapped in the worst blaze of his career, the things Jack holds most important – family, duty, courage – come sharply into focus.

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My Thoughts:
I been wanting to fit this one in for a while now... as I have enjoyed firefighting movies in the past. I have to say... it has been a while since I watched any other movies about firefighting... so I have a hard time comparing it to any of the others. But I enjoyed every second of this movie! It has lots of great firefighting action in it as well as a good story of their private lives that keeps you just as interested as all the action sequences. I normally don't care much for flashbacks in movies... but this movie did it right. They were done so well that during the scenes that took place in the present I was looking forward to the next flashback to learn more about this brave firefighter's life. I think I personally would have preferred the movie to end differently. It is still a powerful ending... I would just rather have seen it be different. Either way... this is definitely a movie I would recommend.

My Rating: 4.5/5
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"Ladder 49" was very good. I liked it a lot.

I'm really looking forward to this coming Tuesday though. "Backdraft" was released on Blu-ray on January 4th and it's coming in with some other titles I ordered on Amazon . It has some of the best fire footage ever shot on film and I'm looking forward to seeing it in HD blu-ray .
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I was just saying on the other forum I haven't seen Backdraft in years... that I need to think about adding it to my collection real soon! 
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Lucky you can work 50 hours a week. The combination of my aspergers and apparently a high IQ make the restrictiveness of working routines incredibly stressful on me.

Is aspergers the behavior where you shout swearwords at somebody? Unfortunately I am stressable and do not suffer from any real disease, so I could try that one out. Damned drab slavery existence.
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Combined with how easily iam vulnerable to bouts of depression. Im pretty much useless in the working sense.

I have bouts of depression, too! But sadly still too many manic episodes between.


Difference is cause i have those extra problems i can't deal with it.
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Title: Alien: 20th Anniversary Edition
Year: 1979
Director: Ridley Scott
Rating: R
Length: 117 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, Music Only: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, Other: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, Spanish

Stars:
Bolaji Badejo
Helen Horton
Tom Skerritt
Sigourney Weaver
Veronica Cartwright
Harry Dean Stanton

Plot:
"Alien" is the first movie of one of the most popular sagas in science fiction history, and introduces Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, the iron-willed woman destined to battle the galaxy's ultimate creature.

The terror begins when the crew of the spaceship Nostromo investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and makes a horrifying discovery -- a life form that breeds within a human host. Now the crew must fight not only for its own survival, but for the survival of all mankind.

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My Thoughts:
Looking at my list of movies to watch I see that somehow I haven't watched this movie since 2004. Could that be right? Has it really been 7 years since I seen this movie? Well that is what DVD Profiler tells me so I guess so. Anyway... I thought I need to fix that problem here today. I am not sure what I can say about this movie that hasn't already been said... so I will keep this short and sweet. If you are a sci-fi fan... a horror fan... or both... in my opinion this movie is a must see. It is just a well done movie... it keeps you glued to your seat watching... even after multiple viewings. I couldn't recommend this movie high enough!

My Rating: 5/5
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Title: Blood Tide
Year: 1982
Director: Richard Jefferies
Rating: R
Length: 83 Min.
Video: Pan & Scan 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
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Stars:
James Earl Jones
Jose Ferrer
Lila Kedrova
Mary Louise Weller
Martin Kove
Lydia Cornell

Plot:
A legendary sea monster is awakened from centuries of sleep on a Greek island by an American archaeologist (James Earl Jones). An island elder (Jose Ferrer) is aware of the legend of the beast, including its appetite for virgin sacrifices.

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My Thoughts:
This is one of the many movies in the Horror Classics: 100 Movie Pack set that I haven't gotten to watch yet. I decided to watch this one today mainly because I noticed that Lydia Cornell is in it. I really enjoyed her as the younger sister on Too Close for Comfort. Unfortunately she has a rather small part in the movie. Also unfortunately I had a hard time getting into this movie. I found it to be rather slow paced... and just didn't keep my interest.

The quality of this one left a bit to be desired as well. Of course that is something I expected coming from one of those cheap Mill Creek Entertainment boxsets like this one.  But it is watchable... basically VHS quality.

Oh well... at least I got the set cheap... plus 99 other movies that I will hopefully like more then this one.

My Rating: 2/5
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Title: Paranormal Entity
Year: 2009
Director: Shane Van Dyke
Rating: NR
Length: 88 Min.
Video: Widescreen :1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: N/A

Stars:
Erin Marie Hogan
Fia Perera
Shane Van Dyke

Plot:
Twenty-three-year old Thomas Finley was arrested for the murders of his nineteen-year-old sister, Samantha, and fifty-two-year-old Edgar Lauren, professor and paranormal investigator. Police were called to the scene by Thomas Finley himself. He was found with his sister's body cradled in his arms.

Despite evidence against him, Thomas claimed that the victims were attacked by a demonic entity of unknown origin. Days later, he committed suicide.

At the request of those close to the Finley family, this video, found at the scene, is being released to the public for the first time as a testament to what really happened inside the Finley home. Decide the truth for yourself.

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My Thoughts:
My brother gave me this DVD a couple weeks back. This is one of those movies that try to make it seem "real" by trying to play it off as real types found from someone's camcorder. Much like Blair Witch Project or St. Francisville Experiment. This one obviously a rip off of Paranormal Activity... so I went into it not expecting a whole lot. I must say though... I really enjoyed this one quite a bit. But I found where many people do not... I like this style of movie. The whole illusion of making you think you are watching some real lost tapes of unexplainable happenings... I just find it fun for some reason. I don't really feel right about comparing this one to Paranormal Activity... only because it has been a while since I watched it so I don't think I could do it fairly. As it has been almost a year since I watched it. But I do like where this one went... the urn of their father's ashes... the sister in the attic... footprints on the ceiling,, they had some decent ideas for the atmosphere of the movie. It is worth checking out if you like this style of movie.

My Rating: 4/5
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Title: Auto Focus: Special Edition
Year: 2002
Director: Paul Schrader
Rating: R
Length: 106 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French

Stars:
Greg Kinnear
Willem Dafoe
Rita Wilson
Maria Bello
Ron Leibman
Bruce Solomon

Plot:
Academy Award® nominees GREG KINNEAR (As Good As It Gets) and WILLEM DAFOE (Shadow of the Vampire, Spider-Man) star in a provocative drama about the colorful life and mysterious death of legendary television actor Bob Crane.

Bob Crane (Kinnear) became well known as the star of the hit comedy series 'Hogan's Heroes'. With an abundance of fame, wealth andisuccess, Crane dove headfirst into theidarker, destructive side of theicelebrity lifestyle. He eventually teamed up withia video technician (Dafoe) who helped himito systematically document his copious sexploits with beautiful young women. But when the fast living and hard loving got out of control, the end result was a brutal murder that remains one of the most scandalous unsolved mysteries in Hollywood history.

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My Thoughts:
I been wanting to check this movie out since I got it. I was never a huge fan of Hogan's Heroes... but I enjoyed it enough that I would watch it when I found it on TV. So I knew enough about it to know who Bob Crane was. But I didn't know till today about his exploits or the fact that he was murdered. I'm embarrassed to say that even till about half way into the movie I thought John Carpenter was THE John Carpenter (writer/Director of Halloween)... but then it became fairly clear it was not supposed to be him. I found this movie to be very interesting. But the whole time watching it I kept going back and forth on what rating I wanted to give this one... a 3.5 or 4. By the end of the movie it won me over a bit more. Definitely worth checking out if you never seen it. Though when I watch movies such as this one... I can't help but to wonder just how accurate it is to his actual life. But either way... it seems Bob Crane definitely walked on the wild side.

Greg Kinnear is another actor that I never cared much for in his past roles... but I must admit... he did a right good job in this one. And I always liked Willem Dafoe in the movies I seen him in... so he was a plus as Bob Crane's friend (John Carpenter).

My Rating: 4/5
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Title: Mission: Impossible
Year: 1996
Director: Brian De Palma
Rating: PG-13
Length: 110 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.35:1, Pan & Scan 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, Spanish

Stars:
Dale Dye
Marcel Iures
Ion Caramitru
Tom Cruise
Jon Voight
Emmanuelle Beart

Plot:
Tom Cruise ignites the screen in this runaway smash hit that "holds you on the edge of your seat before blasting you out of it" (Howard Rosenberg, Los Angeles Times). Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt, a secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team. Fleeing from government assassins, breaking into the CIA's most impenetrable vault, clinging to the roof of a speeding bullet train, Hunt races like a burning fuse to stay one step ahead of his pursuers...and draw one step closer to discovering the shocking truth.

Your mission should you decide to accept it: hang on for the "wildest ride of the year!" (Stephen Holden, The New York Times).

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My Thoughts:
While I have seen this one before (when it was first released.. on VHS)... it has been so long that I went into this one without remembering anything at all about the story. It has also been many many years since I seen an episode of the TV series... so can't really comment on how well this movie portrayed the series. But taking this movie on it's own footing... it is a pretty cool action flick with some great scenes. It is one I definitely enjoyed.

Tom Cruise has always been hit or miss for me... only like half the stuff I have seen him in. But I liked him in this one. I thought Jon Voight was good in this one as well. Matter of fact... I pretty much enjoyed everyone in it. Though the DVD itself could have been better... the Audio/Video quality was fine on my 24in standard TV... but there wasn't any real extras to speak of... just the theatrical trailer.

My Rating: 4/5
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That was my late wife and my first date movie.  We both loved it.  The only thing that I disliked about the picture was that they made Mr. Phelps a bad guy; there was no reason to sully his good name for fans of the TV series.
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