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Feed the Queue #105

Here are the results of last week's poll.

  1. His Girl Friday (1940)
  2. Ace in the Hole (1951)
  3. Absence of Malice (1981)
  4. Libeled Lady (1936)
  5. Teacher's Pet (1958)

His Girl Friday wins and goes into my queue.

Here's the deal: every week, I will be calling for suggestions of films to be added to my Netflix queue. Each person makes one suggestion and one alternate (in case I have seen one of your suggestions). The next week, when I call for new suggestions, we begin a one-week voting period to select the film to be placed immediately into my Netflix queue to be reviewed the weekend after (because I'll already have my Netflix queue selections for the coming weekend). Then, you'll find out what I thought in my weekly Morning After feature on Monday morning.

Sometimes a genre gets stuck in the rotation and it makes for a rough viewing schedule. Starting this week, I'm going to be asking for suggestions that fit a specific genre so each week can be a bit spicy. The genre or event listed each week will be posted at the end of this post.

To help decide what to pick, here is a list of what I've seen (or at least that I have personally logged).

Full List of Films I've Seen (updated through 3/10/11; a small number of titles may be missing still)
Here's what you need to post today (and through next Wednesday):

  1. Below, please provide your suggestions to add to my Netflix queue.
  2. Next, please rate each of the following entries in order of preference. Item 1 will be most preferred, 2 next most preferred and so forth.
  • The Game (1997)
  • The Haunting (1963)
  • The Other (1972)
  • Session 9
  • The Thing (1982)

This Week's Category: Now for the other side of the coin: Horror films. Films that are horrific without necessarily being scary.

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  1. Recommendations:
    The Invisible Man (1933)
    The Wolf Man (1941)

    Rankings:
    1. The Other
    2. The Haunting
    3. The Thing
    4. The Game
    5. Session 9 (I’ve never seen it)

  2. Recommendations (I am about to recommend movies to fit the category, that I would only cautiously recommend otherwise)

    Eraserhead (1977)
    Irreversible (2002)

    Rankings:

    1. The Thing
    2. The Other
    3. Session 9
    4. The Haunting
    5. The Game


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