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Re: The 7th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread



2007 total: 65
2008 total: 103
2009 total: 88
2010 total: 100
2011 goal: 70

october 1
1. HALLOWEEN (1978) - 5/5
2. HALLOWEEN II (1981) - 4/5
3. HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH (1982) - 3.5/5
4. NEAR DARK (1987) - 4/5

october 2
5. HALLOWEEN IV: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS (1988) - 3/5
6. HALLOWEEN V: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS (1989) - 2.5/5
7. HALLOWEEN: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS (1995) - 2.5/5
8. HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER (1998) - 3.5/5
9. HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION (2002) - 1.5/5
10. VAMP (1986) - 3/5

october 3
11. HOUSE (1986) - 3.5/5
12. HOUSE II: THE SECOND STORY (1987) - 3/5

october 4
13. THE LAST EXORCISM (2010) - 3.5/5

october 5
14. THE INNOCENTS (1961)* - 4/5
15. THE OTHERS (2001) - 3.5/5
16. TORSO (1973) - 3.5/5
17. DISTURBING BEHAVIOR (1998) - 2.5/5

october 6
18. A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE (2010)* - 3.5/5
19. ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK (1972)* - 3/5

october 7
20. THE BEYOND (1981) - 4/5
21. THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS (1967)* - 3/5

october 8

october 9
22. WHEN A STRANGER CALLS (1979)* - 3.5/5
23. SILVER BULLET (1985) - 3/5

october 10
24. I, MADMAN (1989)* - 2.5/5
25. I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (1978) - 3.5/5

october 11
26. THE BAD SEED (1956)* - 4/5

october 12
27. FIEND WITHOUT A FACE (1958)* - 3.5/5
28. THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (1972) - 4/5
29. OPEN HOUSE (1988)* - 2/5
30. THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE (1974) - 3.5/5
31. REPOSSESSED (1990)* - 1.5/5

october 13
32. DEEP RED (1975) - 4/5

october 14

october 15
33. BLACK SUNDAY (1960) - 4/5
34. TRICK 'R TREAT (2007) - 4/5
35. RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD (1985) - 4/5

october 16
36. SALEM'S LOT (1979)* - 3/5
37. IT (1990) - 3.5/5

october 17
38. FROZEN (2010) - 4/5

october 18
39. CHRISTINE (1983) - 4/5
40. CARRIE (1976) - 5/5

october 19
41. THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD (1951)* - 4/5
42. THE THING (1982) - 5/5
43. THE MIST (2007) - 4.5/5
44. THE FOG (1980) - 4/5
45. THE FUNHOUSE (1981) - 3.5/5

october 20
46. THE INITIATION (1984) - 3/5

october 21

october 22
47. THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL (2009) - 4/5
48. SHAUN OF THE DEAD (2004) - 5/5
49. THE WOMAN (2011)* - 3/5

october 23
50. THE ENTITY (1982) - 4/5

october 24
51. LAID TO REST (2009) - 3/5

october 25

october 26
52. CHROMESKULL: LAID TO REST 2 (2011)* - 3/5

october 27
53. MIMIC (1997) - 3.5/5

october 28

october 29

october 30
54. THE BURNING (1981) - 3.5/5

october 31
55. FRIGHT NIGHT (1985) - 4/5


* = first time viewing
blue = blu-ray
orange = theatrical
purple = with commentary
red = wildcard


Spoiler:
Watch a film starring:
--- Barbara Crampton -or- Barbara Shelley -
--- Doug Bradley -or- Sid Haig -
--- Hazel Court -
--- Klaus Kinski -
-X- Lance Henriksen -or- Ken Foree - NEAR DARK
--- Lon Chaney Jr. -or- Lon Chaney Sr. -
--- Michael Gough -
-X- Ron Perlman -or- Tom Atkins - HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
--- Ted Raimi -or- Reggie Bannister -
--- Vincent Price -

Watch a film composed by:
--- James Bernard -
--- Simon Boswell -

Watch a film directed by:
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Jean Rollin -
-X- John Carpenter - HALLOWEEN
--- Sergio Martino -or- Riccardo Freda -
--- Terence Fisher -

Watch a film with make-up effects by:
--- Dick Smith -
--- Tom Savini -

Watch a film in each of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- Anthology Film - TRICK 'R TREAT
-X- Appears on Video Nasties List - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE
-X- Based on a Novel - THE INNOCENTS
-X- Blue Underground - TORSO
--- Called "Attack of ..." -
--- Called "Day of ..." -
--- Called "Night of ..." -
-X- Called "Return of ..." - HALLOWEEN IV: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS
-X- Called "Revenge of ..." - HALLOWEEN V: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS
--- Cannibalism -
--- Documentary -
--- Extraterrestrial -
-X- Film and at Least Two of its Sequels - HALLOWEEN series
-X- Film and its Remake - THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD, THE THING
--- Frankenstein -
-X- Ghost / Haunting - THE OTHERS
-X- Giallo - TORSO
--- Horror Host (Count Gore De Vol, Elvira, Joe Bob Briggs, etc.)
--- J-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
-X- Killer / Evil Child - THE LAST EXORCISM
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - SALEM'S LOT
-X- Monster / Creature Feature / Godzilla - FIEND WITHOUT A FACE
--- MST3K / RiffTrax / Cinematic Titanic -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical -
-X- Rape / Revenge - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - HALLOWEEN
--- Silent Film -
-X- Spoof / Comedy - THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS
--- Takes Place in Space -
-X- Takes Place on a Holiday - HALLOWEEN
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
-X- Vampire - NEAR DARK
-X- Werewolf - SILVER BULLET
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - THE LAST EXORCISM
-X- With Commentary - CHRISTINE
-X- With the Words "Living Dead" in the Title - THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE
--- Won an Academy Award (any category) -
-X- Zombie - THE BEYOND

Watch films in at least three formats (Blu-ray, DVD, streaming, etc.):
-X- First format, Blu-ray, HALLOWEEN
-X- Second format, DVD, HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
-X- Third format, Netflix Streaming, OPEN HOUSE

Watch films in at least three languages other than English:
-X- First language, ENGLISH, HALLOWEEN
-X- Second language, ITALIAN, DEEP RED
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch one film from every decade of film history:
--- 1890 OPTIONAL -
--- 1900 OPTIONAL -
--- 1910 OPTIONAL -
--- 1920 -
-X- 1930 - ISLAND OF LOST SOULS
--- 1940 -
-X- 1950 - THE BAD SEED
-X- 1960 - THE INNOCENTS
-X- 1970 - HALLOWEEN
-X- 1980 - HALLOWEEN II
-X- 1990 - DISTURBING BEHAVIOR
-X- 2000 - HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION
-X- 2010 - THE LAST EXORCISM

Watch a film for each rating:
--- G -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- X / NC-17 -
--- Unrated -

Venture Into the Literary World:
--- Read a Horror Novel or Novella OPTIONAL -

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