Thursday, February 12, 2009

999 Challenge-update (2.19.09)

OK- more stuff to check off (* = finished - 4 star system - reviews soon as i can get to them-busybusybusy):

1. 9 Western films:
1990 -1999

Dances with Wolves
Quigley Down Under
*Maverick -3 stars
*Tombstone -4 stars
The Quick and the Dead
Bad Girls
Last of the Mohicans
Geronimo: An American Legend
2. 9 Horror:

Exorcist III
From Dusk Till Dawn
Full Eclipse
House on Haunted Hill
*Shadowbuilder -3 stars
*Prophecy -4 stars
Night of the Living Dead (Savini version)
*Innocent Blood -3 stars
3. 9 Comedies:

*My Cousin Vinny -4 stars
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
*Bowfinger -3 stars
*Spy Who Shagged Me -3 1/2 stars
Addams Family
Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey
*The Mask -3 1/2 stars
The Big Lebowski
4. 9 Sci Fi films:

Deep Blue Sea
Predator 2
*Robocop 2 -2 1/2 stars
*Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace -2 stars
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Alien 3 (dir. cut)
*Lost World: Jurassic Park 2 -2 1/2 stars
5. 9 Martial Arts:

Kickboxer 5
Full Contact
Once Upon a Time in China III
*Above the Law (Yuen Baio) -2 1/2 stars
Fist of Legend
*Police Story 2 -3 stars
*Rapid Fire -3 stars
Showdown in Little Tokyo
High Voltage
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)

Sapphire and Steel
The Tick
The Persuaders
Dr. Who
Star Maidens
The Wild,Wild West
7. 9 books:

A FORTUNATE LIFE (Robert Vaughn's autobiography)
MY WORD IS MY BOND (Roger Moore's autobiog)
*ERNIE (Ernest Borgnine's autobiog) -4 stars
*UP TILL NOW by William Shatner (autobiog) -3 stars
*MY BORING-ASS LIFE by Kevin Smith -3 1/2 stars
VIDEODROME: Studies in the Horror Film by Tim Lucas
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) -4 stars
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)
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)
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