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Re: The 8th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread

= First Time Viewing
BLUE= Blu-Ray
GREEN= Theatrical

asianxcore's "October Horror Movie Challenge 2012"

Personal Goal: 100
2012 October Horror Challenge Total: 44
2011 October Horror Challenge Total: 50
2010 October Horror Challenge Total: 86
2009 October Horror Challenge Total: 37
# Of First Time Viewings: 14/44 (32%)
DVD's Watched: 32/44 (72%)
BD's Watched: 6/44 (36%)
HD-DVD's Watched: 1/44 (0.022%)
Theatrical Films Watched: 1/44 (0.022%)


Best 1st Time Viewing: Mutant Girls Squad (2010), The Thing (2011), [REC]³ Génesis (2012), Frankenweenie (2012)
Best Repeat Viewing: Trick 'r Treat (2007), Near Dark (1987), Shaun of The Dead (2004), Night of The Living Dead (1968), The Cabin In The Woods (2011)
Best Death Scene(s): Zorro's 'Bitches' (Frankenhooker), Traps! (Cube, Saw: The Final Chapter)
Best Overall Gore: Saw: The Final Chapter (2010), Dead Snow (2009)
Hottest Horror Babes: Melyssa Ade (Jason X), Anna Paquin (Trick 'r Treat), Jaime Winstone (Dead Set), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Thing)
Best Use Of Nudity: Frankenhooker (1990)
Most Annoying Character: Maurice Dean Wint (Cube), Everyone (The Gateway Meat)
Best "WTF" Moment: Chainsaw Anus (Mutant Girls Squad)
Funniest Film Moment: Layton & Avery (Hatchet II), Vernon (Hatchet II), Exploding Hookers (Frankenhooker), Pippa & Patrick (Dead Set)
Biggest Disappointment: Insidious (2010), Intruder (1989), Clownhouse (1989), The Gateway Meat (2008)
Worst Film: The Gateway Meat (2008)
"So bad it's amazing" Film: C.H.U.D. (1984)
Most Underrated Film: Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon (2006)

September 30th:

1. House of 1000 Corpses (2003): Sheri Moon Zombie's ass-crack is otherworldly!
2. The Thing (2011): Not bad for a non-Prequel, Prequel. Felt like The Thing (1982) + New final act.
3. Mutant Girls Squad (2010): Chainsaw Anus? Katana Titties? I have a new crush on Yuko Takayama.

October 1st:

4. A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985): What did the FX team do to those poor dogs?
5. A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988): The cockroach transformation scene! All hail 'Screaming Mad George'!
6. [REC]³ Génesis (2012): Symbolic death of POV Horror? Sponge John? Leticia Dolera is gorgeous!

October 2nd:

7. A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989): Interesting visually, but both the story and Kelly Jo Minter are obnoxious.
8. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988): Tits, great death scenes and a Facts of Life reference!
9. Killjoy (2000): More clowns who 'Pop & Lock' + all-seeing hobos, less of everything else.

October 3rd:

10. ATM (2012): Is that the kid from Drake & Josh? Alice Eve needs to be in everything.
11. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991): Awful and a complete product of the times. This one was a chore to sit through!
12. Shaun of The Dead (2004): David is a twat, but this film sure ain't!
13. Near Dark (1987): My all-time favorite Vampire film. I love revisiting this one!

October 4th:

14. Dead Set: Episode 1 (2008): Don't stop the car for anyone! Riq (Riz Ahmed) is already annoying!
15. Dead Set: Episode 2 (2008): Pippa's (Kathleen McDermott) voice is like nails on a chalkboard. Loving the banter between her and Patrick (Andy Nyman).
16. Dead Set: Episode 3 (2008): Why can't Zombies swim? Kelly (Jaime Winstone) is so dreamy!
17. Dead Set: Episode 4 (2008): At this point, I like the main story/characters over the 'other' story/characters. Loving how much Andy Nyman plays up his character.
18. Dead Set: Episode 5 (2008): The finale was absolute chaos! Final shot was a fantastic end to a fantastic mini-series.
19. Children of The Corn (1984): Team Corn! I don't think 'He Who Walks Behind The Rows' would approve of those Bell Bottoms.
20. Insidious (2010): Creepy visuals, but the film's plot gets convoluted pretty damn quick.
21. C.H.U.D. (1984): Unreviewable. Sometimes I forget that Daniel Stern ('Home Alone') is in this!

October 5th:

22. Feed (2005): Creepy imagery, yet extremely boring. Apparently, holding a gun means you have to have a monologue.
23. Jason X (2001): So many Belly Buttons in the future!
24. Hatchet II (2010): Vernon (Colton Dunn) is hilarious and the gore is top notch!
25. Clownhouse (1989): Victor Salva is sketchy and clowns are creepy, but what else is new?

October 6th:

Trick 'r Treat (2007): Anna Paquin is too fine.

October 7th:

27. Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003): 98% footage from all previous films, 2% new/terrible footage. There is one tie to previous films, but it felt like a cheap way to end the series.
28. Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010): Not a bad reboot for the series. The ninja puppet isn't that great of a design. Beth (Jenna Gallaher) is cute as a button!
29. Halloween (2007): Who gives a child in a mental institution a metal fork? First time watching the 'Theatrical Cut' in a very long time.

October 8th:

Waxwork (1988): Who knew Sarah (Deborah Foreman) was so kinky?
31. Night of The Living Dead (1968): Classic! Ben (Duane Jones) really carries this film.
32. The Gateway Meat (2008): Copious amounts of gore and other things meant to incite a reaction. My only reaction was boredom.

October 9th:

33. Stacy (2001): Like all campy Japanese films, this one is a bit strange. Solid gore FX. Blues Campbell!
34. The Cabin In The Woods (2011): All the makings of a Horror classic. Love that finale!
35. Cube (1997): Love this film, but dislike Maurice Dean Wint's (Quentin) performance.

October 10th:

36. Halloween II (1981): First time watching the 'TV-Version'. Works even without all the gore. 'Julie's full of sugar!'
37. The Descent (2005): One of my favorite Horror films of the past 10 years. Alex Reid (Beth) is too cute!
38. Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006): So much of the script & writing of this film are absolutely brilliant! Underrated! Nathan Baesel (Leslie Vernon) is fantastic!
39. Dead Snow (2009): Nazi Zombies! One scene reminded me of Cliffhanger (1993) with the addition of intestines.

October 11th:

40. Maléfique (2002): French Black Magic! This film still manages to take me by surprise, even after multiple viewings. Rewarding for patient viewers! Could have done without Hippolyte Picus (Didier Bénureau) though.

October 16th:

41. Frankenweenie (2012): Gorgeous film! It's not perfect by any means, but this is Burton's best film since Big Fish (2003). I loved the reference to The Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

October 17th:

42. Saw: The Final Chapter (2010): Why are the cops so dumb in these films? The first trap in this film is genius!
43. Frankenhooker (1990): 'You're like cats with catnip!'

October 25th:

Intruder (1989): This one was a bit disappointing and ran a bit too long. At least it had FX by KNB!
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