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Simon Brew Aug 9, 2017
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind's film reels were supplied in 1977 with a gentle suggestion on an accompanying sheet...
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When we read modern tales of directors writing to projectionists (that endangered species), it tends to be a story of Michael Bay urging people to get their settings right. But how about this instead? A sheet of guidance that was seemingly sent out with prints of Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, for its original release back in 1977?
Not sure if I've ever shared this with you, but just in case. Found glued inside a 29 year-old film can containing The Santa Clause 3. pic.twitter.com/csaJmjksVD
— Mike Schindler (@mumbles3k) August 9, 2017
A thank you to Paul Bullock - @apaulbullock »
While the idea of an entire movie about people getting killed for saying its title isn’t the easiest sell, “The Bye Bye Man” rises above those low expectations. The husband and wife team of director Stacy Title and screenwriter Jonathan Penner (“The Last Supper,” “Let The Devil Wear Black”) don’t break any rules, but they still manage to deliver an effective genre effort.
After a suburban husband goes on a rifling killing spree in the Pantone-colored past, we meet modern day Elliott (Douglas Smith) and Sasha (Cressida Bonas) as they sign a lease on a dilapidated brick dwelling big enough to contain their enormous love. It’s a fixer upper, and though they wonder why it’s so affordable, they’re too thrilled by the prospect of playing house to care. They find a stockpile of antique furniture down in the basement, and a few scary basement things happen, »
- Jude Dry
YouTube user BitMassive took three scenes from Chris Columbus’ children’s movie and edited it to include tons of blood and gore. We’ve always known that the film is violent, but with these added special effects, you can’t help feel bad for burglars Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern) and all the treacherous things Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) does to them.
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The first video features the bad guys trying to go upstairs, just to be hit with a huge metal pole. Blood splats all over the walls and the guys suffer massive injuries. Another clip shows Marv and Harry finally getting »
- Liz Calvario
3 items from 2017
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