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The Blob

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  • Posted July 14, 2014

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    This blu-ray restoration is excellent. Gee whiz, I miss the 19

    This blu-ray restoration is excellent. Gee whiz, I miss the 1950's innocence and, and, girls in full skirts and petticoats. Gone forever, except maybe in Japan. Anyway, I used to sing the theme song to my kids, and they still sing it to me decades later. The movie is absolutely gooey, alright, but just plausible enough to fully enjoy. I am so old that I can remember the effects of the hypnotic opening on theater audiences. The title song come right out and admits this is a Fun House. Being a fan, I find all the remakes and sequels NOT FUN. People's bodies are not just snatched, but digested until they look like that Pink Slime stuff used in hamburger beef, except more transparent. Yummy delights.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Run, It's the Blob!

    &quot The Blob&quot is an excellent sci-fi horror movie. Admittedly, its special effects aren't in the league of today's horror movies. But it doesn't matter. This movie has a great story. It's not so much about the horrifying monster as it is about a group of teenagers trying to convince their hometown that a monster has invaded it. The movie is deliberately paced by today's standards but its suspense is nerve-tingling. Steve McQueen gives an outstanding performance. I saw &quot The Blob&quot as a kid but I didn't realize how good it is until I watched it the other day.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Blob of funnies!

    This movie is hilarious! when I first saw it I lauhged like crazy! the blob looked so fake! it was probably just a bunch of jelly. but the movie itself was great. the actors were pretty good. but just one thing: if people say that the quality stinks, then you should buy it somewhere else. But just be sure to buy it! :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    fun film but TERRIBLE quality DVD

    The movie is kitsch fun but go with the Criterion or other version. This one looks like it was pirated (and it IS pirated because it's a DVD-R with a cheap paper label) off TV with no good reception or a worn VHS copy. These people should be investigated for copyright violation.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Media quality sucks

    Great movie but the DVD I received is the worst I've ever seen. It looks like the master was a worn out blockbuster VHS rental.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Ignore the B&N ''official'' review!

    This movie is great! When I first saw it, I was scared out of my mind. For weeks, I was afraid to walk in dark spaces and I avoided eating jelly. So, yeah, the special effects are cheezy; HELLO, the movie was made fifty years ago. The plot is great; think about it! If you found a scary, alien blob, would anyone believe you? And the theme song is fabulous! You won't be able to stop humming it!

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