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PostPosted: September 14th, 2013, 7:30 pm 
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I don't know if anyone's brought this up before, but here goes. Discuss ghost movies you like, other than Ghostbusters of course. Okay, I'll start us off.
Poltergeist (1982)

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PostPosted: September 16th, 2013, 8:45 pm 
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I realize I don't really watch a lot of "ghost movies"...or lots of movies total, really.

I mean, sure, there are ghosts in Star Wars Episodes 4-6, but you can't really call those "ghost movies"

I saw the remake of Thirteen Ghosts in 2001; my fond memories of that are more because of the fact it was my first date with a woman I was nuts about who dumped me later but I still have fond memories of that date.

I dunno...I wonder of the Bleach or Death Note movies would count. Probably not.

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I, too, had a hard time thinking of other ghost movies I like. I've been able to come up with The Others - rather different in tone from GB, but a ghost movie nonetheless - and that's about all that I think could really count. A very long time ago I was unnerved by a movie called The Woman in White, but now I can't remember it very well.

I used to enjoy Casper, but I've gone off it a bit now that I'm older. It's okay, but for me, it doesn't age well. I also used to like Beetlejuice, but when I watched it sometime in the last couple of years, I thought it was absolutely awful!

A Christmas Carol is a favourite story of mine, and I enjoy most movie adaptations. I guess that's kind of a ghost story, but not in the most traditional sense, once you get past Jacob Marley very early on.

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PostPosted: October 28th, 2013, 2:45 pm 
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Am I the only one who's seen Poltergeist, or the only one that likes it?

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Lol...good point. It's just been so long since I've seen it I forgot about it.

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I, too, had a hard time thinking of other ghost movies I like. I've been able to come up with The Others - rather different in tone from GB, but a ghost movie nonetheless - and that's about all that I think could really count. A very long time ago I was unnerved by a movie called The Woman in White, but now I can't remember it very well.

I used to enjoy Casper, but I've gone off it a bit now that I'm older. It's okay, but for me, it doesn't age well. I also used to like Beetlejuice, but when I watched it sometime in the last couple of years, I thought it was absolutely awful!

A Christmas Carol is a favourite story of mine, and I enjoy most movie adaptations. I guess that's kind of a ghost story, but not in the most traditional sense, once you get past Jacob Marley very early on.

Yeah. Scrooged was my favorite adaptation.

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The Uninvited (1944 film)... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Uninvited_(1944_film)

This is perhaps the first film to take the haunted/ghosts aspect not comically but seriously. It is actually pretty good for the era, and the ending is actually quite enjoyable. One thing through, the comedy aspect of the film shouldn't be the draw, just so everyone knows now. I barely laughed the whole movie.

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