Thursday, January 29, 2009

999 Challenge: update...

999 CHALLENGE:

As i go thru the lists I'll add reviews to each entry-some will be very short and others...well, for anyone who is familiar with my stuff,they could go on for days-lol-but I'll try to keep them brief-so many films and books-so little time:

(Most are based in the 1990 to 1999 time frame ;o)

(a * signifies that I've watched/read/listened,etc to the entry in question-a review for each will follow shortly-I'm also using a 4 star rating system)

1. 9 Western films:
1990 -1999

Dances with Wolves
Quigley Down Under
Maverick
Unforgiven
Tombstone
The Quick and the Dead
Bad Girls
Last of the Mohicans
Geronimo: An American Legend
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2. 9 Horror:
1990-1999

Exorcist III
From Dusk Till Dawn
Full Eclipse
House on Haunted Hill
It
Shadowbuilder
Prophecy
Night of the Living Dead
*Innocent Blood
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3. 9 Comedies:
1990-1999

Dogma
My Cousin Vinny
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
*Bowfinger
*Spy Who Shagged Me
Addams Family
Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey
*The Mask
The Big Lebowski
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4. 9 Sci Fi films:
1990-1999

Soldier
Virtuosity
Deep Blue Sea
Predator 2
*Robocop 2
*Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Alien 3 (dir. cut)
Lost World: Jurassic Park 2
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5. 9 Martial Arts:
1990-1999

Kickboxer 5
Full Contact
Once Upon a Time in China III
Above the Law
Fist of Legend
Police Story 2
*Rapid Fire -3 1/2 stars
Showdown in Little Tokyo
High Voltage
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6. 9 TV series on dvd (one episode each):
(unfortunately not strictly following the 1990-1999 theme as most of the shows i tend to buy the dvds of aren't in that time frame ;o)

Combat
The Tick
The Persuaders
Millenium
Dr. Who
Buffy
Boston Legal
I,Claudius
The Wild,Wild West
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7. 9 books:

A FORTUNATE LIFE (Robert Vaughn's autobiography)
MY WORD IS MY BOND (Roger Moore's autobiog)
ERNIE (Ernest Borgnine's autobiog-you seeing a pattern here?)
NIGHT OF THE CRABS by Guy N.Smith
THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND by Jeffery Deaver
*MY BORING-ASS LIFE by Kevin Smith
VIDEODROME: Studies in the Horror Film
DRACULA ASYLUM by Paul Witcover
*HAMMER FILMS:A LIFE IN PICTURES by Wayne Kinsey (i know this is primarily a photo book,with little text,but i wanted a Hammer related item on the list since it was originally Hammer and Beyond's Holger Hasse's idea)
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8. 9 albums/cds (again i want to try to listen to bands i haven't before-or at least paid little attention to-also between 1990 to 1999)
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9. 9 chapters of a comic strip (i borrowed this idea from fellow blogger Davy Z) I'm not sure about what yet-something i haven't done before, i think-still working out a theme

That's all...Vokes...;o)