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Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Tue Sep 26, 2006 10:30 am

um.... this
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Postby Duke on Tue Sep 26, 2006 8:47 pm

Was that some sort of music video? :o

Strange.


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Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:23 pm

yeah, its some kind of French Metal band of some kind...

wait...

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Postby Duke on Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:29 am

To be honest, I couldn't tell if that was English or French metal... :D

I never listen to the words, anyway.


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--Friedrich Nietzsche


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Postby ThorGonzo on Wed Oct 04, 2006 7:33 pm

C.H.U.D. (Cannibalistic Humanoid Undeground Dwellers) w/John Heard,
Daniel Stern.

Equinox w/Frank Bonner, aka Herb Tarlek of WKRP in Cincinnati fame.

I agree w/Grey on "Army of Darkness" weird and comical.
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The Bed Sitting Room

Postby FloridaJudy on Sat Oct 21, 2006 2:51 pm

A bizarre film by Richard Lester (yup, same guy who made "A Hard Day's Night") from 1969: The Bed Sitting Room. Here's the plot summary from: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064074/plotsummary


The film begins with the BBC (Frank Thornton) telling us through the facade of an old television that this is the third, or is it the fourth?, anniversary of the shortest war in history, lasting 2 hours and 28 minutes. England is now a barren landscape, littered with derelict cars and buildings, hills of old boots, broken crockery, and other debris. Forty million people perished and there are only 20 known survivors. The Queen did not survive, and of the 20 known survivors the next in line for the throne is a Mrs Ethel Schroake of 393a High Street, Leytonstone. Among the other survivors are Ralph Richardson (O Lucky Man!) as Lord Fortnum of Alamein, who isn't looking forward to his impending mutation into a bed sitting room. Michael Hordern is Bules Martin, who wears a 18-carat Hovis bread ring. Spike Milligan is a postman who wanders around and delivers some memorable dialogue, for example: "And in come the three bears - the daddy bear said, 'Who's been sleeping in my porridge?' - and the mummy bear said, 'that's no porridge, that was my wife' ". Arthur Lowe is slowly turning into a parrot (which is then eaten by Spike Milligan), while his wife, the owner of her own death certificate, turns into a wardrobe. His daughter is pregnant with a strange creature, which she has held inside her for seventeen months. Peter Cook and Dudley Moore are a pair of policemen who perpetually tell the others to "keep moving!". Moore growls a lot and turns into a dog at the end. Marty Feldman is a wellington-boot-wearing nurse.


I don't expect you can get much weirder than that!

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Postby Duke on Sat Oct 21, 2006 5:54 pm

It sounds like a fantastic movie, I really want to see it. :D


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The Bed Sitting Room

Postby FloridaJudy on Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:39 pm

I haven't seen The Bed Sitting Room in over thirty years, but some memorable scenes are still in my mind:

The wedding scene, in which when asked to read from "The Good Book", the preacher begins to read one of the steamier scenes from Lady Chatterly's Lover

The police car which hangs from a hot-air balloon, as well as the Underground train pulled by a guy peddling a bicycle (creative solutions to the lack of petrol).

Oh, and it even has a midget! This is definitely a Pastafarian movie.
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:56 pm

I'm sure I've mentioned this film before, but just in case some newcomers have heard of it... Theif and the Cobler? good miramax film, which didn't actually rip off aladdin....

also, there was this mockumentary made by Pete Jackson about his crew researching this new zealand film producer in around the late 1800's, and they made up that he invented crude colour fotage and sound looping with film and even a full minute of plane flight on flim way before any of them were really invented. the greatest part is in either a commentary or a special feature, Peter Jackson talks about how he showed it to some new zealand friends who were either living near where they said the guy lived, and they thought it was completely serious....

also this one mockumentary by the same guy who did grizzley man... about the loch ness... a german guy. pretty strange.

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Postby Duke on Sun Oct 29, 2006 11:28 pm

I saw a movie last night, two movies, rather, that were extremely strange. One was an Italian movie, Cemetery Man, the other was American, Jacob's Ladder. Since I haven't slept in a long, long time, they seem even stranger right now....

Anyway, it was weird. I better get some shut-eye.....


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Postby Goat Starer on Mon Oct 30, 2006 5:47 am

Repo Man would be quite high
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Mon Oct 30, 2006 4:04 pm

on Saturday night/Sunday morning, I saw a midnight showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show.

it was actually the first time I saw the film, so i think I'll still have to rent it...

but yeah, that's probably already on the list...

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Postby Nigga Tony on Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:11 am

Mulholland Drive
A Clockwork Orange
Memento

those three top my "this is weird shit" list
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Postby deadgenome on Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:14 pm

saw 'House of a Thousand Corpses' by Rob Zombie the other day, now that is one screwed up horror film...
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Postby RandomSam on Wed Nov 29, 2006 6:31 pm

The Audition probably belongs in this category too, it has some lovely scenes of a girl gutting off a man's feet with a cheese wire...
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