Has been a really couple of busy weeks, so I have fallen a little behind on reviewing the Friday the 13th films. So to start the catching up, I thought it would be a good idea to live tweet Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning (1985). Check out the results.
Updated franchise ranking below:
- Friday the 13th Part 2
- Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
- Friday the 13th
- Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning
- Friday the 13th Part III
When I ran a poll a little while ago on which three 1001 films I should live tweet, The Birds (1963) was the runaway winner. That was a pleasnant suprise, because even though I ama massive fan of Hitchcock, I have never seen this film. Until earlier today when I did the live tweet. Here are the results.
You guys are all apparently fans of Indiana Jones. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) was one of the three 1001 films that you chose for me to live tweet and until recently the franchise was equal leading the poll for what franchise to review next. Here is my tweet review, hope you enjoy. Aiming to get around to tweeting the other two that you voted for ASAP.
As you all probably know, this year I am aiming to review 101 out of the 1001 films to see before you die. I am a little behind with only four reviews posted so far. But I am still pretty confident of meeting my goal. I have a bunch more that I have watched and taken notes for, I just need to find the time to bash out my thoughts on them.
In any case, one way to boost the number of reviews is to live-tweet a couple as these are very time effective ways for me to review films. Whilst I generally like to do these on lighthearted films I can take the piss of, I think the form still works when dealing with more serious fare as well.
So here is the deal. You get five choices in the poll below. I am letting you choose more, so hopefully I am more likely to review something you are keen on. The poll will be open for exactly one week. Then after that, I will live tweet review the top three choices, spread out over a two or three week period. If you don’t have twitter, don’t worry because I will also post the end results on this site.
Get voting, even if there is only one you are interested in. Of course feel free to chime in with what you chose and why in the comments section below.
The other night I thought it would be a good idea to live tweet a film. I thought it would be a good idea to live tweet Badges of Fury (2013), a Jet Li buddy cop comedy. That second part was not a good idea, because the film was woeful. Hopefully this review is mildly better. I did end up going off topic and rambling about Limoncello and pondering decent Jet Li films a fair bit. Limoncello is awesome. This film is not.
I thought I would throw a couple of live tweet reviews in this Fortnight of Terror to mix things up a bit. After The IPC suggested it would be “greatness” if I did a live tweet review of All The Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006), I thought that was a pretty good place to start. Here is how it turned out. Share your thoughts on the film in the comments section below.
Over this fortnight, you have the chance to win an as yet unconfirmed (but definitely choice) prize courtesy of Madman Entertainment, so be sure to get liking and commenting to go into the draw.
Thanks to everyone who voted for The Tower of London (1962) to be the focus of my Vincent Price live tweet review. Unfortunately the film really lost me pretty early on. And whilst I stuck it out to the end, twas not the most enjoyable Price experience I have had. If you have seen this film, let me know your thoughts in the comments.
I love Vincent Price… who doesn’t? But there is no doubting that the great man’s cinematic output was patchy to say the least. I also feel that his cinematic output is ripe for a bit of live tweet review treatment.
So, here are four choices from Price’s filmography for you to choose one for me to tackle. I have included a poster and the snappy taglines from the DVD covers of the copies I have. Dunno anything about these films? Base your choice solely on the poster and tagline, the more votes the better. Of course if you do have thoughts on these films, share them in the comments below.
I will be looking to do the live tweet either next Friday night or Saturday. So be sure to follow me on twitter and keep an eye out.
The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) – “Betrayal cuts both ways”
The Tomb of Ligeia (1965) – “His first wife is dead… but still a little catty”
The Haunted Palace (1963) – “Accursed mutants… evil possession… will anyone escape The Haunted Palace?”
The Tower of London (1963) – “He turned a nation into a chamber of horrors”