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Old 06-03-2013, 20:52
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Anyone remember 'The Medusa Touch'? have just downloaded it, i remember as a kid wishing i could do what Richard Burton could do in this film
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Old 06-03-2013, 20:57
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Absolutely remember it, in fact I mentioned it in a thread a few weeks ago. I seem to recall it being on itv Sunday nights a few times in the 80s.
Please PM where you downloaded it from.
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Old 06-03-2013, 21:40
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fantastic under rated JEM of a movie, burton plays it so unbelievably scary AND realistic ..... and when gordon jackson reacts at the end

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the movie has a top class cast too!
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Old 06-03-2013, 21:43
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do you think it was him under all the bandages or an extra while richard was out on the ale?
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Old 06-03-2013, 21:44
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Remember it well, didnt he crash a plane into a skyscraper yikes!
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Old 06-03-2013, 21:46
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Remember it well, didnt he crash a plane into a skyscraper yikes!
oooh spoiler alert lmao
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Old 06-03-2013, 23:48
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Saw this at the cinema with Carquake (aka Cannonball) in 1978. The set pieces are all well done esp the climax and the post climax which now loses it power as the name of the target is different! Youngsters will go "where?" ;p
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:45
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I found it very enjoyable, but there's no denying it's a ludicrous hamfest.
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:42
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I found it very enjoyable, but there's no denying it's a ludicrous hamfest.
Maybe so, but it is ham of the primest and succulent kind..........and what a cast.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:30
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Excellent film. It rises above the admittedly ludicrous premise by the captivating power of Burton's performance.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:29
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Saw this at the cinema with Carquake (aka Cannonball) in 1978. The set pieces are all well done esp the climax and the post climax which now loses it power as the name of the target is different! Youngsters will go "where?" ;p
I seen it as well with Carquake, feel so old
Have the Medusa Touch on dvd along with other 70s films, loved the 70s.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:13
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I remember seeing this and me and my friend were just roaring with laughter , it's so funny , he runs his parents over and burns the school down .
at the end is the best bit when the Abbey collapses and the 'great and the good' are all scrabbling and screaming ! brilliant !

it's really quite cathartic .
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Old 07-03-2013, 13:37
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I seen it as well with Carquake, feel so old
I saw Carquake with The Giant Spider Invasion.

You certainly got the better deal.
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Old 07-03-2013, 14:48
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Double Bills (and re-issues) for the win!

Thats Carry On/Whats Up nurse
The Warriors/Death Wish
Death Race 2000/ Emmanuelle 2 (seriously!)

A few of them back in the day
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Old 07-03-2013, 18:14
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I remember seeing this and me and my friend were just roaring with laughter , it's so funny , he runs his parents over and burns the school down .
at the end is the best bit when the Abbey collapses and the 'great and the good' are all scrabbling and screaming ! brilliant !

it's really quite cathartic .


Bonkers, but watchable!
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Old 07-03-2013, 18:30
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Please PM where you downloaded it from.
Or you could show some respect for the film and buy the DVD of this underrated minor masterpiece.
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Old 07-03-2013, 18:39
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Or you could show some respect for the film and buy the DVD of this underrated minor masterpiece.
Yeah whatever
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Old 08-03-2013, 02:32
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About what I expected.
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:10
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About what I expected.
I'm happy to have satisfied you. Haven't you got self-appointed Internet policing to do?
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:43
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I love this movie I saw it on TV when my son was a baby, but I had missed the start so it took me years to find out what it was called, let alone get hold of the DVD. This was before the internet and in particular the IMDB got started
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Old 08-03-2013, 23:55
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A very good film was Lew Grade Involved..?
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:23
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what does the poster way above mean when he seems to be refering to a name change ? of the bed ridden Richard Burton next target, it always began with a W as I recall, without wanting to spoil anyone
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:18
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what does the poster way above mean when he seems to be refering to a name change ? of the bed ridden Richard Burton next target, it always began with a W as I recall, without wanting to spoil anyone
Spoiler
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Old 10-03-2013, 17:36
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I know johnny, I thought for a minute mike 65 was refering to some kind of changed edition where something else was indicated, hence the question

but yes, I know what the w stands for
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Old 10-03-2013, 18:39
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A very good film was Lew Grade Involved..?
Its an ITC film yes. Jack Gold directed, he did a load of good TV films for ITC and BBC, stuff you just don't see anymore
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