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Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror [RSC Film Club 35]
It's spooky season and that can only mean one thing here at the film club, time for horror.  Just like last year we are having a double bill with a classic and a modern horror film.  For our classic selection we have F.W Murnau's legendary German expressionist vampire film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror.


Starring Max Schreck as Count Orlok the film is an unauthorised retelling of Bram Stoker's Dracula, the names all changed to avoid lawsuits, but other than that it is a pretty faithful version of the story.  It was so faithful that the estate of Bram Stoker sued the production company and won, putting the company out of business and having a judge rule that all copies of the film be burned.  Luckily for us one print survived and made its way around the world, becoming one of the first "cult films".

There is also an interesting mythology behind the film, the most famous myth being that Schreck was not an actor but an actual vampire, so shocking his appearance and creepy his performance.  This idea is brilliantly explored in the film Shadow of the Vampire (2000) which stars John Malkovich as Murnau and Willem Dafoe as Orlok.

This is also, by a long shot, the oldest film we've covered here, and our first silent film.  I haven't seen this since my college film studies classes and can't wait to revisit one of the most iconic horror films of all time, and hear what you guys think.  

The whole film is available to watch on YouTube.  There is a blu-ray remaster on there, but I prefer this original version with the differently coloured tints.


your wife has a lovely neck
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Whacked Out Wednesdays (GTA & RDR)
Whacked Out Wednesdays!!! Join the wildest playlist every week! Dress your wildest!!!
This playlist is open for any crew member to host a one off playlist or event in GTA, RDR2 or any other game enough crew members may be playing, at the scheduled time. If you would like to try hosting or have done it before but can't commit to a regular playlist, simply let DJ know what your would like to do and which date and we can slot you into the upcoming schedule

 


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Night of the Bogey Car!!!
Come and join us for some last minute planned Halloween fun this Wednesday...

This Halloween themed night will feature a new racing system called the Bogey Car!

We will all pick a different car on the grid, we will elect chose the worse car and elect this to be the bogey car, we will select a few other choices to be known as the 'popular cars'. Whoever won the last race and/or whoever is top of the Playlist will have to race in the bogey car.

To rid yourself of the Bogey Car curse all you need to do is not finish last in a race and you can go back to the popular selection again.

Best Halloween gif below get pole in the first race!
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Crew Challenge 247 - Singapore Storm
Crew Challenge 247 - Singapore Storm
A solo challenge in super cars on a track locked to heavy rain and at a night.

The track is Squirrel's Singapore Storm

https://socialclub.rockstargames.com/job/gtav/3H-6FpYNAU60PHnHX44C2g

 

Please make sure you use this one and not the standard one, just to make sure everything is the same for everyone. If for any reason it is not raining when you start the race please quit and restart.

 

Rules

Fastest lap

Time of day set to night

You can't change the weather

Any number of laps / attempts

Non-contact if racing with others

No run ups

Custom Supers

 

Starts now

Ends 19:00 UK time 1st Nov

Please post times within 48 hours.

 
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Monday Motor Mayhem Mischief and Merriment
Monday Motor Mayhem, Mischief, and Merriment (M5)
A racing and driving focused weekly playlist that is in the evening EU time.
May have the occasional combat or adversary job, but again vehicle focused. 
While it may bear some striking similarities to TNT, and may even feature some of the same events, it most decidedly isn't TNT. It doesn't happen on Thursday.
A chance to enjoy the whole range of vehicles in the game, not just the best 5% of them.
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Two Brothers Playlist (GTA & RDR)
2 Brothers Playlist!! The most popular playlist in the universe!
Special Rules for Event/s: No BPH, No Lester, Have Fun
Description of Event/s: A mix of every type of job out there, Both R* & Crew created along with random jobs from RSC.


Two Brothers Playlist (GTA & RDR)

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Acid Green

Hex from here.

Here shown on a Pfister Comet S2.

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Rigged Random Car Extravaganza Pt6
Come and join us on Wednesday 20th of October at 8 PM British time for Part 6 of the Rigged Random Car Extravaganza! After doing the Rigged Random Tier Extravaganza recently I thought it was only fitting (and time) to see what wacky, fast, slow, stupid cars it would give us.

After a meet up in free roam east across the water from Bristols (The big t*ts looking buildings 💦) we will launch into a playlist of races where you will only know what car we will be racing each race when we get to the race lobby.

Each car is determined by a random generator with a few exclusions like not more than 3 cars from the same class, used recently in an event or often used cars in regular races (I.E. cars like the Krieger in Supers).

We will run GTA races so we can spawn in cars for those who do not have them.

Verstappen


Warriors




Post malone as usual y'all...
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The Shining [RSC Film Club 36]
The modern half of our horror double bill was nominated by @PretendWereDeadand is Stanley Kubrick's haunted house masterpiece, The Shining.


The film stars Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall as Jack and Wendy Torrance, a couple charged with looking after the isolated Overlook hotel during the winter months.  Along with their young son Danny (Danny Lloyd) the soon discover that they may not be alone.  I don't think I have to say much more about this film here, it's so legendary that even the carpet is iconic.  

It is interesting to note that Stephen King, author of the book on which this is based, hated this film so much that he made his own TV miniseries version in the late 90s.  However, he is in a very small minority with that opinion.  There is also a documentary about the legions of conspiracy theories about this film called Room 237 (I wasn't a fan, but some of the theories are interesting).  There is also a sequel, Doctor Sleep, released only a couple of years ago, starring Ewan McGregor as an adult Danny and is is much better than it has any right to be.  


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Post in Lann’s Paint Shop
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Winchester Gray

Hex from here.

Here shown on a Pfister Comet S2.

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Gamblers Anonymous
Come and join us this Wednesday for a night of racing!!

Race points will go out the window as the only thing we will keep track of is the money...

Every race will see every racer bet on the outcome, make sure you bring a pencils and some paper to keep track of your gains and losses as the player with the highest cash sum at the end of the night wins, so its go big or go home.

Bet as little or as much as you like on each race (every missed bet will cost you cash and grid positioning).

You cannot bet on yourself to win.

The races will be locked to one car (sorry all my jobs to make things easy) so we don't waste tie picking cars, we can just bet!

Post below to roll the dice.
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Crew Challenge 246- Casino Royale
Crew Challenge 246- Casino Royale
Continuing the recent theme of opportunities to try out new cars against the current best in class we have a team time trial in coupés. As usual we'll do a semi-random draw of teams once we have enough participants signed up. Recent winning pairings will be excluded; Me & Skorp (CC244), Con & Skorp (CC242), Bry and Ally (CC240). Teammates must use different models of car.

The track is Casino Royale GP

https://socialclub.rockstargames.com/job/gtav/IVBPpi1_QEagx1zzj5FUlA

 

 

Usual rules

Fastest lap


Any weather / time of day


Any number of laps / attempts


Non-contact if racing with others


No run ups


Custom Coupés


each teammate to use a different model of car


add up the two team-mate's times for the team total







 

Starts now

Ends 19:00 UK time, 18th Oct

please post times within 48 hours
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Post in Lann’s Paint Shop
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Apricot

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Pfister Tonight!
Pfister Tonight!
Come and join us on Wednesday 6th of October at 20:00 UK Time for Paulie's Night! Just turn up to the front door of the Von Crastenburg Hotel in Morningwood in any Pfister.

We will determine who has the best taste in Pfister before we start a playlist to determine who is the Master of Pfisters!

For this night we will do all 8 Pfisters once. These are in order...

Comet


811


Comet Retro Custom


Comet Safari


Neon


Comet SR


Growler


Comet S2




Don't worry if you don't own all/any of the Pfisters, we can spawn them in for you.

If you own an 811, please let me know with your signup as that is the only one I do not have myself. This way we know we have all cars at least once.

Post below to get involved!

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RSC Film Club
It’s that time again!! Submit those genres!!! Woooo!
RSC Film Club is a chance to watch and discuss films, maybe your favourites, maybe something you’ve never heard of before, with all your favourite crew mates.

We will be watching one film per month, hopefully giving everyone a chance to watch the film and to have a decent discussion about it before moving on to the next one.
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Crew Challenge 245 – Golf
Crew Challenge 245 – Golf
With Solheim Cup a couple of weeks ago and the Ryder Cup next weekend (those are the USA vs Europe bi-annual gold tournaments) I thought it was time we had another gold challenge.

 

A solo challenge, 9 holes of golf. But just to be a bit different do holes 1 to 6 in bright weather and holes 7 to 9 in the rain. So you will have to do them in two separate games (you can set the start and end hold and weather on the Settings screen). Make as many attempts at each set of holes as you like. Best score for all 9 holes wins. Please save and submit screen shots for each game.

 

As a tie break we'll use the distance your tee shot makes on hole 1, closest to the pin wins. The easiest way to see this is from your 2nd shot. It will show 'To Pin' and other info on the screen before you take the shot. So save a screen shot for that as well. It does not have to be from the same round you submit your scores for holes 1 to 6 from. You can even re-do that on it's own if you like.

 

Starts now

Ends 4th Oct 19:00 UK time

please try to post scores within 48 hours.
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Ultraviolet

Hex from here

Here shown on a Vectre.

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La Strada [RSC Film Club 34]
This month we are going international as the film club watches a movie in a language that we've not yet covered, as suggested by @djw180.  So no films in English, French, Norwegian, Korean or Japanese could be nominated.  The winning film, nominated by me, is Federico Fellini's neorealist drama, La Strada (The Road).  


It stars Giulietta Masina as Gelsomina, a naive and simple young woman whose mother sells her to a travelling circus to be the wife and assistant of the brutish strongman,  Zampanò (Anthony Quinn).  She soon falls in love with the circus's clown, Il Matteo (Richard Baseheart) and considers leaving her jeasous and violent husband for him.  

I'm really looking forward to watching this as I'm both a fan of Fellini, and of Masina.  Their other collaboration that I've seen, Nights of Cabiria in which Masina plays a down on her luck prostitute, is one of my favourite films ever and her performance one of the best I've ever seen.  Masina was his muse and his inspiration, and you can feel the love he has for her in the way he films her.  The two were married from 1943 until his death in 1993.  

This is considered one of Fellini's greatest masterpieces, so if you've never seen a film of his before you are in for a treat.


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Planes Trains and Automobiles
Come and join us this Wednesday night for something involving vehicles of the travelling variety!

If it can be raced we will race it... and do other things with it, hopefully things that might stop Mulder from winning because they require more luck than skill.

Planes, Trains & Automobiles my dudes.

Post a suitable gif below to sign up, best gif gets a prize!
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Miami Blue

Hex from here.

Here shown on a Pfister Comet S2.

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Rigged Random Tier Extravaganza
Come and join us on Wednesday 22nd August at 20:00 UK Time for the Rigged Random Tier Extravaganza. After a meet up behind 'Bishop's WTF?!' we will launch into a playlist of races where you will only know what class and tier of car you can choose before each race when we get to the race lobbies.

A tier is a group of cars in a class all about on the same pace. For example in SUV's one of these is the Granger, Landstalker XL, Rocoto, Seminole Frontier, Serrano, Squaddie & XLS. This should give us a diverse grid of cars maybe not often used while still competitive among eachother.

Each tier is determined by a random generator with a few exclusions like skipping tiers with only one car, already used earlier on the evening or tiers often used in regular races (I.E. with cars like the Krieger in Supers). Also we will not be doing the same class twice in a row.

We will run GTA races so we can spawn in cars for those who do not have any from the tier.

Sign up below as usual...

Verstappen


Catman


Mulder


Warriors


Chubb


Paulie
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Post in Lann’s Paint Shop
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Renaissance Red

Hex from here.

Here shown on a Vapid Dominator ASP.

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Updates GTA
Looking forward to what these updates might be. Missions, cars, adv modes, complete dlc’s?
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Post in Lann’s Paint Shop
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Austin yellow

Hex from here.

Here shown on a Zion with a pure gold pearl.

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Crew Challenge 244 King of the Sedans
Crew Challenge 244 King of the Sedans
We now have two competitive Sedans so this is a team time trial on a XDBX classic Sedans track, DC's King of the Road.

Teammates must use different models of car. As usual it will be a random draw of teams but with recent winning pairs will be excluded (Con & Skorp CC242, Bry and Ally CC 240, Omar & Ramm CC237)


 

The track is King of the Road (PS4)

 

Usual rules

Fastest lap


Any weather / time of day


Any number of laps / attempts


Non-contact if racing with others


No run ups


Custom Sedans


each teammate to use a different model of car




add up the two team-mate's times for the team total





 

Starts now

ends 19:00 UK-time, 20th September

please post times within 48 hours.
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