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Re: The 13th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

My Personal October Horror Movie Challenge History: 2007 - 100; 2008 - 50; 2009 - 71; 2010 - 78; 2011 - 52; 2012 - 52; 2013 - 74; 2014 - 67; 2015 - 100; 2016 - 31

2017 Goal - Just to have fun!

October 1
1. It (2017) ☼ [Theater] - Excellent performances by the young actors and a worthy first entry.
2. Bates Motel - First You Dream, Then You Die / Nice Town You Picked, Norma (2013) [DVD] - The series manages to capture the creepy factor right off the bat.
3. The River - Magus / Marbeley (2012) ☼ [DVD] - Interesting, though too much "found footage" quality for my liking.

October 2
4. Get Out (2017) [BD] - I may have enjoyed this even more watching it for the 2nd time.
5. The Evil Dead (1981) ☼ [BD] - Seems like there must have been hundreds of horror films released around this time, a real peak for the genre.
6. Horror Express (1972) ☼ [BD] - Had no idea what this was about when I started. Turned out to be a fun creature feature.

October 3
7. The River - Los Ciegos / A Better Man (2012) ☼ [DVD] - Another minor annoyance with this series is the bleeping out of profanity.
8. Shark Night (2011) ☼ [BD] - Far from a classic, but far more enjoyable than I thought it might be.
9. Flatliners (2017) ☼ [Theater] - A real yawner during the first half, IMO. Picked up quite a bit after that.

October 4
10. Split (2016) ☼ [DVD] - Uneven last few days. Films with poor reviews have been decent. This one underwhelmed me after high expectations.
11. Bates Motel - What's Wrong With Norman? / Trust Me... (2013) [DVD] - One thing for sure about this series. The lead roles were perfectly cast.
12. Bates Motel - Ocean View / The Truth (2013) [DVD] - Enjoying this show more than I did when it first aired.

October 5
13. Open Water (2003) [BD] - This film was apparently shot using handheld digital cameras. It's distracting during the pre-ocean scenes. Once it gets in the water, that's the last thing I was thinking about.
14. Bates Motel - The Man in Number 9 / A Boy and His Dog (2013) [DVD] - While the 2 leads have their quirks, there are lots of strange characters in the show.
15. Don't Breathe (2016) [Streaming] - A recent favorite with an interesting story.

October 6
16. Open Water 2: Adrift (2006) ☼ [BD] - Interesting concept. At times, I hoped the folks in the film steered clear of a shark attack. Other times, I wished for a shark to appear. That's how annoying a few of the characters were.

October 7
17. Bates Motel - Underwater / Midnight (2013) [DVD] - I need to check out the following seasons.

October 8
18. Dracula (1931) [BD] - Found myself using a "Dracula Voice" for some time after it was over.

October 9
19. Phantom of the Opera (1943) [BD] - First exposure to the Phantom. Several other versions to explore at some point.
20. The Mummy (1932) [BD] - A little slow-moving at first, just like a mummy.

October 10
21. Kingdom Hospital - Thy Kingdom Come (2004) ☼ [DVD] - Intriguing Stephen King fare. Definitely hooks you following a significant event early on.
22. The Roommate (2011) ☼ [BD] - This has been done before, and better. Yet it was still worth a watch.
23. Kingdom Hospital - Death's Kingdom / Goodbye Kiss (2004) ☼ [DVD] - I think my favorite part is the gnarling aardvark. That's a sentence I never thought I would type.
24. The River - Peaches / Doctor Emmet Cole (2012) ☼ [DVD] - This series is picking up speed.

October 11
25. Kingdom Hospital - West Side of Midnight / Hook's Kingdom (2004) ☼ [DVD] - ...and this one is losing my interest

October 12
26. Kingdom Hospital - The Young and the Headless / Black Noise (2004) ☼ [DVD]
27. Frankenstein (1931) [BD] - The classics are timeless

October 13
28. The River - The Experiment / Row, Row, Row Your Boat (2012) ☼ [DVD] - Turns out to be lots of fun. But has me wondering why the series didn't continue.

October 16
29. Kingdom Hospital - Heartless / Butterfingers (2004) ☼ [DVD] - The series tries to keep my interest by having a baseball themed episode.
30. The Invisible Man (1933) [BD] - True story: I've dressed as the invisible man for an event before. Easiest costumer ever.

October 17
31. The Raven (2012) ☼ [BD] - Borderline horror with the serial killer theme. Period piece with solid performances.
32. The Fly (1958) ☼ [BD] -

October 18
33. Friday the 13th: The Series - Vanity's Mirror / Tattoo (1988) ☼ [DVD] -
34. Friday the 13th: The Series - Brain Drain / The Electrocutioner (1988) ☼ [DVD] -

October 19
35. Arachnophobia (1990) [BD] - Jeff Daniels is an underappreciated talent.
36. Happy Death Day (2017) ☼ [Theater] - Lots of fun. Contender for favorite new horror film of the year.

October 20
37. Mama (2013) ☼ [BD] - A little too strange for my liking

October 22
38. Kingdom Hospital - The Passion of Reverend Jimmy / Seizure Day (2004) ☼ [BD] -

October 23
39. Life (2017) [BD] - An enjoyable thrill ride, despite it not bringing anything new to the table.

October 24
40. Friday the 13th: The Series - The Quilt of Hathor / Quilt of Hathor: The Awakening (1988) ☼ [DVD] -

October 25
41. Friday the 13th: The Series - Double Exposure / The Pirate's Promise (1988) ☼ [DVD] -
42. The Killing Grounds (1997) ☼ [DVD] - Highly disappointed in this one, but for a reason you'd never guess. The story is found here.

October 26
43. The Birds (1963) [BD] - The first of many Hitchcock films I plan to see. This one is an enjoyable repeat viewing.
44. Jigsaw (2017) ☼ [Theater] - Enjoyable enough but I find it important not to think too much about how things fit together.

October 27
45. Diary of a Serial Killer (1998) ☼ [DVD] - Moving quickly to the discard pile. To be expected, when Gary Busey is the star.
46. Psycho (1960) [BD] - I've said it many times before. Perfectly cast and directed.

October 30
47. Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) [BD] - One of my favorites of the classic set.
48. The Snowman (2017) ☼ [Theater] - A few decent moments, but it felt like it could have been so much better.

October 31
49. The Belko Experiment (2016) ☼ [DVD] - Interesting film, though I felt it couldn't keep with a strong start.
50. Friday the 13th: The Series - Badge of Honor / Kingdom Hospital: Shoulda Stayed in Bed (1988/2004) ☼ [DVD] -
51. Kingdom Hospital: Finale (2004) ☼ [DVD] -
52. Witch's Night Out (1978) ☼ [DVD] - Wild Card / Animated short from the 1970s was a little different
53. Casper (1950s) ☼ [DVD] - Wild Card / 3 Casper shorts from way back. Fun way to wrap things up

Summary - 35/53 entries were first time views; 19 BDs viewed; 5 Theatrical; 1 Streaming; 28 DVDs

List is FINAL - Challenge #11

☼ = First Time Viewing

Temporary TV Section

Just for the fun of it, a list of everything I've ever watched during the OHMC:

28 Days Later
Alien (3)
Alien 3 (2)
Alien: Resurrection (2)
Alone in the Dark
American Horror House
American Psycho
An American Haunting
An American Werewolf in London (2)
The Amityville Horror (1979)
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Anaconda (4)
Apollo 18
April Fool's Day
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
AVP: Requiem
The Babadook
Baby Blues
The Bat
Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2)
The Belko Experiment
The Birds (2)
Black Rock
The Blob (1988) (3)
Blood Beach
Bone Tomahawk
Boogeyman (1980)
Boogeyman: The Killer Compilation
Bride of Chucky
The Bride of Frankenstein
Bubba Ho-Tep
The Burning
Cabin Fever
The Cabin in the Woods (3)
Cape Fear (1991)
Carnival of Souls
Carrie (1976)
Cat's Eye
Chasing Sleep
Cheerleader Massacre
Cherry Falls
Children of the Corn (3)
Child's Play
Child's Play 2
Child's Play 3
The Collection (2)
The Collector (3)
The Conjuring
The Craft
The Crazies (2010) (3)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (2)
The Creature Walks Among Us
Creepshow 2
Critters 2
Critters 3
Cry Wolf
Cube (2)
Cujo (2)
Curse of Chucky (2)
The Dark
Dark Skies
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
The Dead Zone
Deliver Us From Evil
The Descent
The Devils Rejects
Diary of a Serial Killer
Don't Breathe
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Dracula (1979)
Dracula (1992) (2)
Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Dracula's Daughter
Drag Me to Hell
Dressed to Kill
Edge of Sanity
Embrace of the Vampire
Escape From Tomorrow
Event Horizon
The Evictors
The Evil Dead
The Evil Dead 2
The Exorcist
Eye See You
The Faculty
Fear dot Com
Final Destination
Final Destination 2
Final Destination 3
The Final Girls
Flatliners (2017)
The Fly (1958)
The Fly (1986)
The Fog (2)
Frankenstein (1931) (2)
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Frankenstein (1994) (2)
Freddy vs Jason (3)
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (2)
Friday the 13th (1980) (3)
Friday the 13th (2009) (4)
Friday the 13th, part 2 (3)
Friday the 13th, part 3 (3)
Friday the 13th, part 4: The Final Chapter (3)
Friday the 13th, part 5: A New Beginning (2)
Friday the 13th, part 6: Jason Lives (2)
Friday the 13th, part 7: The New Blood (2)
Friday the 13th, part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan (2)
Fright Night
From Dusk Til Dawn
From Hell
Frozen (2)
The Funhouse (2)
Funny Games
Get Out
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Ghost of Frankenstein
Ghost Ship
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
The Good Son
Grace (2)
Grave Encounters 2
The Gravedancers
Graveyard Shift
Gremlins (2)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (2)
Halloween (1978) (2)
Halloween (2007) (2)
Halloween II (1981) (2)
Halloween 2 (2009) (2)
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (2)
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (Producer's Cut)
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (2)
Halloween: Resurrection
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror
Halloween: The Inside Story
Halloween...The Happy Haunting of America
Halloweentown 2: Kalabar's Revenge
Hannibal (2)
Happy Birthday to Me (2)
Happy Death Day
Harm's Way
Hatchet II
Haunted Honeymoon
The Haunted Mansion
The Haunting
Hell Night
High Tension
The Hills Have Eyes (1977) (2)
The Hills Have Eyes (2006) (2)
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
The Hitcher (1986)
The Hitcher (2007)
Hollow Man
Hollow Man II
Horror Express
Hostel: Part II
Hotel Transylvania (2)
Hotel Transylvania 2
House at the End of the Street
House of Dracula
The House of Frankenstein
House of Wax
House on Haunted Hill
The House on Sorority Row
The Howling
I Am Legend
I Know What You Did Last Summer (2)
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
I Spit on Your Grave III
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (2)
I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer
Inhuman Resources
The Innkeepers
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Invisible Agent
The Invisible Man (2)
The Invisible Man Returns
The Invisible Man's Revenge
The Invisible Woman
It (2017)
It Follows
It's Alive
It's Alive II: It Lives Again
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (2)
Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (2)
Jason X (2)
Jaws 2
Jaws 3
Jaws: The Inside Story (2)
Jaws: The Revenge
Jeepers Creepers
Jennifer's Body
Joy Ride (2)
Judith: The Night She Stayed Home
Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer
Kill Theory
Killer Movie (2)
The Killing Grounds
King Kong (1933)
King Kong (1976)
Lake Dead
Lake Placid
Land of the Dead
The Last House on the Left (1972) (2)
The Last House on the Left (2009) (2)
The Last Man on Earth
The Lazarus Effect
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
The Legend of Hell House
Let Me In
Let the Right One In
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
A Lonely Place to Die (2)
The Lost Boys
Masters of Horror: Chocolate
Masters of Horror: Haeckel's Tale
Masters of Horror: Homecoming
Masters of Horror: Imprint
Masters of Horror: John Carpenter
Maximum Overdrive
The Messengers
Mine Games
Mirrors (2)
Misery (2)
The Mist (2)
Monkey Shines
Mother's Day (2)
The Mummy (1932) (2)
The Mummy's Curse
The Mummy's Ghost
The Mummy's Hand
The Mummy's Tomb
Munster, Go Home
The Munsters' Revenge
My Bloody Valentine (1981) (2)
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) (4)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 4: Dream Master (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 5: Dream Child (2)
The New Daughter
The New York Ripper
The Night Stalker
The Night Strangler
The Omen
One Hour Photo
Open Grave
Open House
Open House (2010)
Open Water
Open Water 2: Adrift
Panic Room
Paranormal Activity (2)
Paranormal Activity 2 (2)
Paranormal Activity 3 (2)
Pet Sematary
Pirahna (3)
Planet Terror
Poltergeist II
Poltergeist III
The Possession
Prom Night (1980)
Psycho (1960) (3)
Psycho (1998)
Psycho II (2)
Psycho III (2)
Psycho IV: The Beginning
The Psycho Legacy
The Pumpkin Karver
The Raven
Red Dragon
Red Riding Hood
Red State
The Reef
Resident Evil (2)
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Resident Evil: Extinction
Rest Stop
Return of the Boogeyman
Return to Horror High
Revenge of the Creature
The Ring
The Ring Two
R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls
The Roommate
Rosemary's Baby
Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (Wild Card)
Satan's Little Helper
Saturday Night Live: SNL Halloween Wild Card
Saturday the 14th
Saw (2)
Saw II (2)
Saw III (2)
Saw IV (2)
Saw V (2)
Saw VI
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2)
Scary Movie
Scary Movie 4
Scream (3)
Scream 2 (3)
Scream 3 (2)
Scream 4
Scream: The Inside Story
Secret Window (2)
See No Evil
Seed of Chucky
Severance (2)
The Shallows
Shaun of the Dead
The Shark is Still Working
Shark Night
She-Wolf of London
The Shining
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th
The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs: Inside Story
Silent Hill
Silent Hill: Revelation
Silent Night (2)
Silent Night, Deadly Night (2)
Silent Night, Deadly Night, part 2
Silver Bullet
The Sixth Sense (2)
The Skeleton Key
The Skeptic
Sleepaway Camp (2)
Slumber Party Massacre (2)
The Snowman
Son of Dracula
Son of Frankenstein
Sorority House Massacre
Species (2)
Spooky House
The Stepfather (1987)
Stepfather II (1989)
Still Screaming
Stir of Echoes
Stoker (2)
The Strangers (2)
Student Bodies
Swamp Thing (2)
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Tales From the Darkside: The Movie
Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo
Terror Train (3)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) (2)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
There's Nothing Out There
They Live
The Thing (1982)
Thir13en Ghosts
Timber Falls
Toolbox Murders
The Tooth Fairy
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The Town that Dreaded Sundown (2014)
The Toxic Avenger
Toy Story of Terror
Tremors (2)
Tremors 2: Aftershocks
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
Triangle (2)
Trick 'r' Treat
Twilight Zone: The Movie (2)
The Tripper
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2)
The Uninvited (2)
Urban Legend (2)
Urban Legends: Final Cut
Village of the Damned
Walled In
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (2)
What We Do in the Shadows
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Wicked Little Things
Winnie the Pooh: Frankenpooh/Spookable Pooh
Witch's Night Out
Wolf Creek
The Wolf Man
The Wolfman
World War Z (2)
Wrong Turn (3)
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
Young Frankenstein
You're Next (2)
Zombieland (3)

Television Shows
The Addams Family
Bates Motel: Season 1
Casper (a few animated shorts)
Dexter: Season 1 & 7
Friday the 13th - The Series: Seasons 1-2 (partial of each)
The Hitchhiker: Volumes 1-3
Kingdom Hospital: Season 1
The River: Season 1
Tales From the Crypt: Seasons 1-6
The Twilight Zone: Seasons 1-4
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