Welcome to 30_movies! This is a friendly, low-pressure community for writers and artists who want to explore and develop their skills through and inspired by the original 30 Kisses Themes. People of all fandoms are invited to participate and couples of all orientations are welcome. Neither homophobia nor heterophobia will be tolerated.
Feel free to join just to enjoy the fanworks, but don't be intimidated. Writers and artists of all levels are welcome to participate.
01. Alien Resurrection 02. The Grudge/Ju-on 03. Bram Stoker's Dracula 04. Drop Dead Gorgeous 05. Cursed 06. The Maltese Falcon 07. The Mummy (with Brendan Fraser) 08. Star Wars 09. Ash Wednesday 10. The Sixth Sense 11. The AllNighter 12. The Amityville Horror (2005) 13. Jurassic Park 14. War of the Worlds (2005) 15. Final Destination 16. The Crow 17. Mission: Impossible 18. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 19. Uzumaki 20. The Core 21. Dreamcatcher 22. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 23. Sin City 24. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 25. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 26. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 27. Lara Croft, TombRaider 28. Man of the House (with Tommy Lee Jones) 29. The Village 30. The Haunted Mansion
Now to get to something that will probably sound a little tricky . . .
This is just a master list. All of the movies here are already on DVD so, if you haven't seen them, you can rent them. However, I'm also going to make it fairly easy for everyone.
You do not have to stick with the master list. You can switch a movie or two out or create your own movie list. IF YOU DO THAT, you must let me know here or I will not acknowledge the entry. I'm very flexible on a lot of things but I must know in advance.
How It Works
(rules ripped from 30_kisses)
[x] Claims: You (and up to one other collaborator) may claim up to two  couples at a time. The only caveat is that they must be from two different fandoms. Please note that if you claim two couples, you are committing yourself to complete all thirty themes for each of the two couples. When a couple is claimed, it counts for both writing and art. No one is required to do both, but it's definitely encouraged.
[x] Specifics: Original characters, original stories, crossovers between two fandoms, AU stories, RPS, and songfics are all acceptable. Icons and/or banners are not. (Try iconfiend100 for things such as that.)
[x] Request: at this post with the subject line "movie request". Make sure you include the full names of both characters and the fandom that they are from. (And please check the list of claimed couples first to make sure they aren't already taken.) The claims list will be updated at least once a week, maybe even quicker. I'd like to try and get back with everyone ASAP.
[x] Done!: When you are done with a couple or decide that you can't/don't want to finish, please leave a comment in this entry. You cannot request a transfer of your couple to another person but someone else is free to request it as soon as you drop it.
[x] Posting: Only fic/art may be posted to this community. (Advertisements for other communities are absolutely not tolerated.) You may use fake cuts, but you must have the correct subject and header information as well as a link to it's actual location.
[x] Archives: All entries are archived once a week. Please let two weeks pass before notifying us of a missing memory. If you do not want your entry archived, please state so in the header.
____ The Idea
[x] Order: Themes do not have to be written in any particular order.
[x] Interpretation: Feel free to interpret each theme however you wish. Just remember, the movie indicated must be involved. It doesn't need to be the focal point, but it must be in there one way or another.
[x] Style: The style of your entries is completely up to you. For authors, it can be as short as a paragraph, or as long as a multi-chaptered novel. For artists, it can be a full watercolor or the five-minute sketch you did before class. All that's important is capturing the feeling of the theme.
[x] Works in Progress: You may submit works that are in progress, but please don't make a habit of submitting works that you've already finished and made public.
[x] Format: When you post, please use the following format:
Subject line: Title (fandom, pairing, challenge #) For example, the subject line for my drabble for challenge #17 (a simple request) would be: Desperation (Inuyasha, Inuyasha x Sango, #17).
Title: Author/Artist: Pairing: Fandom: Theme: (include the # and the theme) Disclaimer: (yes, you need one every time! unless you're doing your own original work, in which case I'd suggest including a claimer. ) IF YOUR FANDOM INVOLVES REAL PEOPLE, your disclaimer MUST state that your fanworks are purely fictional and do not imply any actual relationship or event.
[x] LJ-cut: Anything longer than a paragraph and ALL artwork must be put behind an LJ-cut.
[x] Ratings: All ratings are welcome, but anything of an R or higher rating must be clearly marked as such in front of the LJ-cut.
[x] Plagiarism: will absolutely not be tolerated.
[x] Feedback: is encouraged. Please state the type of feedback that you're looking for as well.
It will be available as questions are asked.
Got a question? Need some more time? Here is the place to go.