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 good_catch77
Joined: 3/28/2007
Msg: 26
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I say we like what we like and visa versa. I don't mind some scary movies. The ones with a plot. I don't like the bad ones that's just blood and guts and stupid. I hate the Saw movies they are so dumb watching some dude torture people just to make them to cherish life more. Thats what they boil down to. I didn't like it.

Now I love action and most fantasy and sci-fi movies. But the same goes they have to have a good story line and plot. If it gets too complicated I don't like it. Oh I forgot thats a red flag to most women that we are geeks and nerds for liking these movies woops. It's all good I could care less.

I don't mind the sappy love stories if I'm with someone I just hate them now because it makes me want what I don't have right now a g/f. Romantic comedies are all good as well. I want to see the new one with Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock. It looks good. Sorry not trying to plug a movie lol.

I don't see a taste in movies a red flag people like what they like. Best of luck to everyone
 That_girl*
Joined: 9/29/2008
Msg: 27
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 6/22/2009 8:59:49 AM

Sidewinder154

Why on earth would what kind of movies a person enjoys be a red flag??? That would be like saying that a guy who watches Nascar every Sunday is a red flag. Pfft. I know girls who LOVE horror movies. Now if he was watching some sort of kiddie porn or beastiality movies, yeah...definitely a red flag. But horror movies? Nah......



AGREED!!

i love horror movies old an new..an so do some of the women i know..


 CookieLady66
Joined: 11/7/2008
Msg: 28
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 6/22/2009 9:57:47 AM
I LOOOOVE Horror movies! Just ask my local Family Video! Good ones, bad ones, all of them! And what's better than watching horror and cuddling up to be "saved" by your SO??
 kpooks
Joined: 12/23/2008
Msg: 29
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horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 6/22/2009 12:10:05 PM
A chick-flick or romantic comedy probably a better first-date option, but clearly a lot of ladies LIKE scary movies!!!

I like 'em too, but comedies and testesterone-driven action flicks are my first choice (Jason Stathum's my idol lol...a blonde, balding Brit who's rock-hard fit).
 .Selena.
Joined: 9/3/2007
Msg: 30
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 6/22/2009 12:34:53 PM
Jason Statham is just... mmm... Don't even get me started..
 good_catch77
Joined: 3/28/2007
Msg: 31
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 6/23/2009 10:16:55 AM

See that doesn't bother me. If a guy is really into a type of movie, then he is, it's not a red flag for me. I will go to all types of movies, but admittedly the chick flicks I would rather rent. I like to see effects and interesting sets etc., (Edward Scissorhands) when I go to the theatre, so it's nice to meet someone who will watch everything, but does have a favorite


I'm the same I own about 100 + DVD's and they are all from different genre's. Comedy, action, some horror, drama, sci-fi and westerns. I agree there are some movies that I'd rather watch in the theaters like the Star Wars movies with all the sound and visual effects. A big theater screen with awesome surround sound just adds to the excitement of these films. I went to see the re-release of the originals just before the new ones came out and it was amazing. But other movies unless I really want to see it or go on a date, I rent and/or buy.

I love movies I'd love to be a movie critic that would be a awesome job for me. I have a vast like of all movies but have my all time fav's in each genre. I find people who only like one type of movie or even music narrow minded. I love to be open-minded, (btw this goes for those topics I personally never talk about politics and religion as well). I love entertainment......Best of luck to everyone in all you do
 ForRumOnly
Joined: 3/16/2009
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Posted: 6/23/2009 10:23:27 AM
Red flag? Probably not. Personally, I don't like most horror movies, but would date someone who did, unless we had other incompatibilities that really mattered (and had some commonalities in video entertainment).
 canoga77
Joined: 5/25/2008
Msg: 33
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 11/15/2009 10:57:19 AM
I dislike films that involve graphic violence and torture. I can usually sit through most war and action films, but not most modern horror films. I wouldn't be able to have a relationship with a woman who expected me to watch these films with her.
 deerdog1
Joined: 12/29/2006
Msg: 34
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 11/15/2009 11:46:38 AM
well I hate horror movies ..but I know why ... I have seen all the blood and gore in real life that I want to see ... I can and have dealt with it ...from my days as a police officer ... but It never fails to take me back to when I saw something similar in real life ... if only for a moment .. I don't like war movies horror films or even police drama ...My life has sentenced me to a life of watching chick flicks ...I really don't think that entertainment that presents death ... in such a casual light are healthy ... I have seen death violent death up close ...I have held a person as their life leaked out of them ...with no way to stop it ... I have seen a persons brains splattered on the wall by a bullet ...I cannot see these things as entertainment even if I know they are not real

sorry for the graphic details ..I just felt it needed to be said
 GrandmaBooBoo
Joined: 12/30/2006
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Posted: 11/15/2009 12:16:32 PM
As long as he's a Star Trek fan....I don't care what else he watches!!! LOL!

(My classic Sci-Fi collection now holds over 450 movies) The cheesier the better!!! LOL!
 deerdog1
Joined: 12/29/2006
Msg: 36
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 11/15/2009 1:16:10 PM
Actually, dude, a large number of NASCAR fans ARE also kiddie porn, beastiality, etc, fans.



^^^^^ ????... i hate nascar its just another example of a sport turning ultra drama ... it reminds me of wrestling..insults intelligence



As long as he's a Star Trek fan....I don't care what else he watches!!! LOL!


now a woman after my own heart ...I love star trek ..as well as most sci-fi
 Sabrosura
Joined: 1/7/2009
Msg: 37
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 11/16/2009 9:57:47 AM
A horror movie = red flag/deal-breaker?! Uh, not in my eyes! Plus, they are my absolute FAVORITE - although they don't make 'em like they use to.
 WomanInProgress
Joined: 10/16/2005
Msg: 38
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Posted: 11/16/2009 10:03:44 AM

I might be worried if that was ALL they watched - but then it wouldn't be any worse than a woman who ONLY watches chick flicks and drama. How scary would that be?

VERY scary. Lifetime television 24/7 or something. Yikes! Now that's horror...

BTW to WomaninProgress who said "King can be PAINFULLY detailed sometimes when introducing characters - can take up half the book...............(something to that effect). My question to you is - Would you seriously rather WATCH one of his films because from memory, apart from the non-horror ones like Misery, The Green Mile and others, the ones you're talking about are crap on the screen.

No, I'd rather read a book than watch a movie anyday - however I just sometimes prefer a different type of writing. For me John Saul does the trick, for others Koontz, Lovecraft, Grisham, fill in the blank are writers they tend to bond with better.

I do like King movies in that cheesy cult sense - not because they are great pieces of film...you can't make a film that stands up to the book it's inspired from, unless you film something for 2 weeks straight and don't edit anything out.

William Peter Blatty's Exorcist was FAR better than the movie that came from it ever was - in every sense of the word.

Oh and for the record I personally LOVE the fact that Stephen King writes in such detail..............that's what makes him so awesome!

Different strokes...I tend to like the part after the intros, but everyone's different.
 chameleonf
Joined: 12/22/2008
Msg: 39
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 11/17/2009 8:27:53 AM
I watch them myself (not necessarily by myself) but I'm not into the gore for the sake of gore like Saw, etc. "Some" of my favourite type of books are by Stephen King, Bently Little and Ann Rice, so those types of movies I like also (if they're close to the book). Obviously, I wouldn't have a problem with a guy liking that kind of stuff himself. Where I'd have a problem would be a guy who watches them and then emulates the dark side to the point of getting horn implants and has his teeth filed.
 KangWolf
Joined: 4/12/2011
Msg: 40
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 7/25/2011 9:21:20 PM
Umm..if the guy doesnt like horror movies, I will not give them a second look bc they are such a big part of my life. I spend my time working for money to buy horror movies and go to all horror conventions that I can! if horror is that important to you then you should only be going for someone who cares for them like you.
 dave402
Joined: 11/26/2008
Msg: 41
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 8/25/2011 12:48:02 PM
Hmmm that's interesting.
My experience is the total opposite. All of my SO's loved scary horror movies.

Is this a red flag on me, that I go out with women who enjoy scary movies?
 Becoming_Me
Joined: 1/4/2007
Msg: 42
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 8/25/2011 1:14:29 PM
No don't see horror movies as a red flag actually I love them. Now if you started to tell me that you wanted to chop people up yeah then I'd be a little worried.
 Archangel_07
Joined: 6/21/2010
Msg: 43
horror movies = red flag?
Posted: 8/25/2011 2:16:59 PM
I watched SAW when I was really pissed off after a bad work day and never again am I ever going to watch that type of shit again. That movie took my anger to a whole new level after watching it.

I will watch horror, I don't like watching them but sometimes I will " just watch " just cuz my soon to be S/O would want me to.

No I would not consider watching horror movies a red flag. Everyone has their own tastes.
 Perigee123
Joined: 7/14/2009
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Posted: 8/25/2011 4:14:07 PM
I just spent last weekend handling Q&A/interview duties for a NE horror con; in fact, I've been doing it for about ten years now.

If it's a flag, Color Me Blood Red.
 Casper66
Joined: 3/2/2007
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Posted: 8/27/2011 1:34:41 AM
I love horror movies, have since I was a kid, damn another red flag to add to the collection.
 dave402
Joined: 11/26/2008
Msg: 46
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Posted: 8/27/2011 3:41:15 AM
Shame on you AmityStorm and rozelle66. I hope you do get red flagged for your love of horror movies.

Yes it's so uncommon for a woman to like horror movies. It must be a red flag that she is a sociopath.

Personally I don't consider movies like Saw and Hostel horror movies or even scary. They're gross out films, and I'm not going to judge someone for liking them....it's a personal preference
 Perigee123
Joined: 7/14/2009
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Posted: 8/27/2011 2:11:20 PM
Relax, Nokturnal; not everybody gets it, and not everybody has to. Personally, I thought about starting a topic "Romantic Comedies = Red Flag?" - have you ever seen a Nora Ephron film? Or "What Women Want?" ~Grin~

Talk about horror...

The genre doesn't need defending - it's one of the earliest forms of filmed storytelling, with "Frankenstein" attempted by Tom Edison back in 1910. Hitchcock, Polanski, Friedkin, Herzog and Kubrick respected the genre, and Ridley Scott, James Cameron and Micheal Bay cut their teeth in our company.

If you really feel slighted, go hit Rotten Tomatoes for a look at critical acclaim for "Atlas Shrugged." You'll feel much better.
 dave402
Joined: 11/26/2008
Msg: 48
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Posted: 8/27/2011 3:13:50 PM

Ditto on the, "Romantic Comedies = Red Flag?", comment.
Can we just skip to the part at the end?
You know, where they get back together after they fell in love and broke up?
I wouldn't hate on When Harry Met Sally though.

But listing Micheal Bay, in the same breath as Kubrick, Scott, and Cameron
~shivers~
 Perigee123
Joined: 7/14/2009
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Posted: 8/27/2011 3:27:56 PM
But listing Micheal Bay, in the same breath as Kubrick, Scott, and Cameron
~shivers~


Hey - you gotta problem with a guy who puts the line "I'm directly underneath the robot's testicles" in a 200 million dollar budgeted blockbuster???

.... well, now that you mention it... ~LOL~

We'll replace that with Spielberg, who did "Duel" as a first film.
 Rain587
Joined: 7/9/2011
Msg: 50
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Posted: 8/27/2011 3:42:31 PM
I know I'm not the norm in ladies but I can watch a movie with guts flying and eat my popcorn while doing so. But then again I have actually witnessed an autopsy, studied serial killers (graphic photos) and got sort of desensitized.

I prefer comedies and fun movies but liked "The Hitcher" with Rutger Hauer and "Law Abiding Citizen" with Gerard Butler. Old vampire movies are more fun for me. I laugh at the (cheesy) zombie movies, and very embarrassed to say the first time I watched, "Blair Witch Project" (I know! I know!) I had a hard time sleeping. I watched it again later and rolled my eyes. Go figure.

Anyone that leaves someone over watching these films has other relationship issues. Now if it spills over into other parts of your life, then you have an issue.

I read a lot and rarely watch moviesbut watch a wide variety when I do. Last night I watched, "The Help" and loved it. Several men were in there and laughed during scenes too. I heard some say they liked it. Chick flick? Sure didn't seem like it last night.
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