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Old 09-04-17, 10:52 PM   #29
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Re: The 13th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

The 2017 Horror Challenge
Total Viewed: 59
Pace: 113.5
AFWPD: (Average FIlm Watched Per Day) 3.5
New Watched (denotes new): 34/59 (58%)

2007: 61
2008: 62
2009: 122
2010: 107
2011: 108
2012: 153
2013: 128
2014: 115.25
2015: 166.25
2016: 104
2017 Goals: Bronze(100) Silver(105) Gold(167)
100 Movies at
31 Films Completed On
Subset Completed
Complete Checklist at

Body Count: 238
Boob Count: 18
New Checks at Icheck: 5
Scares: 2
Mirror gags: 0
Looks at Camera:1

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September 30th
1. Cronos(Del Toror, 1993)7/10 A great take on the vampire tale
2. Contamination(Cozzi, 1980)5.5/10 Apparently I saw this before, I don't recall
3. Beyond the Gates(Stewart, 2016)6/10 Barbara Crampton is still a looker
October 1st
4. The Thing(Carpenter,1982)9/10 An utter classic
5. The Axe Murders of Villisica(Valuenza, 2016)4/10 Best Part is Uncle Rico
6. Indigenous(Orr, 2014)5/10 Like Descent without the claustrophobia
7. Texas Chainsaw Massacre II(Hooper, 1986) Dog will hunt
October 2nd
8. Dracula(Browning, 1931)8/10 Best entrance for a bad guy ever
9. Dracula's Daughter(Hilyer, 1936)6/10 A worthy sequel
10. C.H.U.D(Cheek, 1984)5.5/10 A young Daniel Stern, John Goodman and John Heard... how can it be bad
October 3rd
11. Son of Dracula(Siodmak, 1942)6/10 Cool Seeing Lon Jr.. as Drac
12. Cult of Chucky(Mancini, 2017)5/10 The twist sucks
13. The Unbroken(Murphy, 2012)5/10 The ending is decent, the lead up is not
14. Shocker(Craven, 1989) Not holding up in its old age
15. Amer(Cattet, 2009)5.5/10 Cinematography is top notch...
October 4th
16. The Mummy(Freund, 1932)7/10 Karloff is the man
17. Phantoms(Chappelle,1998)5.5/10 Theres a Ben Afflek joke somewhere
18. Annabelle: Creation(Sandberg, 2017)
19. Mad Monster Party?
October 5th
20. Evil Ed(Jacobson, 1995)6/10 Perfect tongue in cheek
21. Bad Moon(Red, 1996)6/10 Nice under the radar werewolf movie
22. Killjoy(Ross, 2000)2.5/10 How an evil clown can be so terrible
October 6th
23. Killjoy 2
24. A nightmare before Christmas(Selick, 1993)7/10 A Halloween Classic
25. Candyman(Rose, 1992)7/10 So Underated
October 7th
26. Friday the 13th(Cunningham, 1980)6.5/10 Probably my hundreth or so viewing
27. The Void(Gillespie, 2016)7/10 Has a lovecraft feel
October 8th
28. Gerald's Game(Flanagan, 2017)7/10 Excellent Adaptation
29. Train To Busan
October 9th
30. Raw (Docournou, 2016) 7/0 Excellent cannibal movie
31. The Girl in the Photographs(Simon, 2016) 7/10 IMDB rating be damned
October 10th
32. Planet Terror(Rodriguez, 2007)6/10 Still fun
33. Highway to Hell(De Jong, 1991)6/10 Cool to see a young Ben Stiller
34. Yongary, Monster from the Deep(Kim, 1967)5/10 Extra point for msk3000
October 11th
35. Gremlins
36. Children of the Corn
37. Little Evil
38. New Nightmare
39. Backcountry
40. The Miller
41. The Screaming Skull
October 12th
42. Bubba Ho-tep
October 13th
43. Friday the 13th pt 2
44. The Blair Witch
45. Redwood Massacre
46. The Babysitter
October 14th
47. Saw
48. One Dark Night
49. Saw 6
October 15th
50. Nocturne
51. Tales of Halloween
52. Horror of Dracula
October 16th
53. Brides of Dracula
54. Martyrs
October 17th
55. Creature From the Black Lagoon
56. The Devil's Candy
57. Night of the Creeps
58. Hellraiser
59. Pin


List
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
-x- Kevin Bacon - Friday the 13th
-x- Tobin Bell - Saw
--- Michael Biehn -
-x- Doug Bradley - Hellraiser
--- Veronica Cartwright -
-x- Peter Cushing - Horror of Dracula
--- Jocelin Donahue -
-x- Brad Dourif - Cult of Chucky
-x- Ethan Embry - The Devil's Candy
-x- Boris Karloff - The Mummy
-x- Brea Grant - Beyond the Gates
--- Kane Hodder -
--- Elizabeth Kaitan -
-x- Bela Lugosi - Dracula
-x- Christopher Lee - Horror of Dracula
-x- Rose McGowan - Phantoms
--- R.A. Mihailoff -
--- Dina Myer -
-x- Meg Tilly - C
--- Mary Elizabeth Winstead -

Select 5 recently deceased actors -or- directors
--- Don Calfa -
--- John Vulich -
--- Ted V. Mikels -
--- John Zacherle -
--- William Peter Blatty -
--- Carrie Fisher -
--- Miguel Ferrer -
--- John Hurt -
--- Bill Paxton -
--- Robert Day -
--- Alessandro Alessandroni -
--- Michael Parks -
-x- Adam West -
--- George A. Romero -
-x- John Heard - C.H.U.D
--- Sam Shepard -
--- Robert Hardy -
--- Haruo Nakajima -
--- Sonny Landham -
-x- Jay Thomas - Chud
-x- Tobe Hooper - TCM 2
--- Martin Landau -
--- Harry Dean Stanton -
--- Bernie Casey -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Antón García Abril -
-x- John Carpenter - The Thing
--- Daniel Licht -
-x- Harry Manfredini - Friday the 13th

Select 5 directors:
--- Dario Argento -
-x- Don Coscarelli - Bubba Hotep
--- David DeCoteau -
-x- Mike Flanagan -Gerald's Game
--- Tom Holland -
--- Mary Lambert -
--- Jean Rollin -
-x- Steve Miner - Friday the 13th 2
--- James Wan -
-x- Adam Wingard - The Blair Witch

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-x- Patrick Baxter - The Void
--- Jason Collins -
--- Mark Shostrom -
-x- Bud Westmore - Creature from the Black Lagoon

Select 2 producers:
--- Bradley Fuller -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -
--- Roy Lee -
--- Lloyd Kaufman -

Select 2 writers:
--- Jaume Balagueró -
--- Robert Bloch -
--- Jack Ketchum -
--- H.P. Lovecraft -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
-x- Anthology Film - Tale of Halloween
--- Appears on BFI's 100 European Horror Films List -
-x- Appears on Video Nasties List - Contamination
--- Based on a True Story -
-x- Based on a Novel - Dracula
-x- Cannibalism - Raw
--- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe -
-x- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - Yongary, Monster from the Deep
-x- Classic Universal Monsters Movie - Dracula
--- Comedy / Spoof -
-x- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Cronos
-x- Death by: Fire - The Thing
--- Distributor / Studio: Vinegar Syndrome -
--- Documentary -
-x- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - The Thing
-x- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - Cronos
-x- Film From TCM's October Schedule - The Mummy
-x- From a Basis Gogos Painting - Dracula
-x- Found Footage - Blair Witch
--- Frankenstein -
-x- Ghost / Haunting - The Unbroken
-x- Giallo - Amer
-x- K-Horror - Train to Busan
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - Backcountry
-x- Killer / Evil Child - The Unbroken
-x- Killer / Evil Doll - Cult of Chucky
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
-x- Monster / Creature Feature / Godzilla - Yongary, Monster from the Deep
-x- Mummy - The Mummy
-x- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Nightmare before Christmas
--- Nation of Origin: China -
--- Nazi -
-x- Psychological - The Void
--- Rape / Revenge -
-x- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -TCM 2
-x- Takes Place on a Holiday - Tales of Halloween
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
-x- Three Installments in a Franchise - Dracula/Dracula's Daghter/Son of Dracula
-x- Vampire - Cronos
-x- Werewolf - Bad Wolf
-x- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Devil's Candy
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats:
-x- First format, (Streaming, Netflix), (Cult of Chucky).
-x- Second format, (VHS), (Shocker).
-x- Third format, (DVD), (Killjoy).

Watch films in at least three languages:
-x- First language, (Spanish), (Cronos).
-x- Second language, (French), (Amer).
-x- Third language, (Korean), (Train to Busan).

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
-x- Stars a Barbara (Steele, Crampton, Hershey, Shelley) - Beyond the Gates
--- Features music by Richard Band -
--- Was made in the 1950s -
--- Features a Disembodied / Possessed Hand -
--- Was written by Jimmy Sangster -
-x- Features a solar eclipse - Gerald's Game
--- Has the words "It" in the title -
--- Was directed by David Cronenberg -
--- Stars Michelle Bauer -
--- Takes place at a cemetery -
-x- Features an actor who played Michael Myers, Jason, Freddy, Pinhead, or another pop culture horror killer in a different role - C.J Graham in Highway to Hell

Select 8 decades of film history:
--- 1890 -
--- 1900 -
--- 1910 -
--- 1920 -
-x- 1930 - Dracula
-x- 1940 - Son of Dracula
-x- 1950 - Horror of Dracula
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
-x- 1980 - Contamination
-x- 1990 - Cronos
-x- 2000 - Amer
-x- 2010 - The Axe Murders of Villecia

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
-x- 1942 (75th) - Son of Dracula
-x- 1967 (50th) - Yongary
--- 1992 (25th) –

Select 2 from the following anniversaries:
--- 100th Birthday of Santos -
--- 15th Anniversary of The Rondo Hatton Awards -
--- 20th Anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Sci-Fi/SyFy Channel -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-x- Unrated - The Unbroken
--- M -
--- GP -


Attend a live event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.):
--- (insert event). OPTIONAL

Venture Into the Literary World:
--- Read a Horror Novel or Novella (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (insert title). OPTIONAL
-x- Read a Horror Magazine (Rue Morgue). OPTIONAL


THEMES
Spoiler:
-x- 09/30:Criterion Crossover - Cronos
-x- 10/01: Farewell Texas Gentleman Who Took the Chainsaw That Extra Mile, You Directed Poltergeist; We Know Your Style! - R.I.P. Tobe Hooper - TCM 2
-x- 10/02: Radioactive Materials Produced from Industrial Waste, These Slimy Carcinogenic Poisons Will Give You Superpowers to Fly to Outer Space! - Slime, Goo & Toxic Waste Horror - Chud
-x- 10/03: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers/ Giallos / Serial Killers - Cult of Chucky
-x- 10/04: Produced Carefully One Frame At a Time, These Two-Dimensional Abominations Are Nightmare-Fueled Versions of Modern Day Pantomime. - Animated Horror - Mad Monster Party?
-x- 10/05: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - Bad Moon
-x- 10/06: Enchanted Forests, Men with Hooks for Hands, A Ghostly Woman Residing in the Mirror ...It All Goes Hand In Hand. - Folklore, Urban Legends & Fairy Tale Horror - Candyman
-x- 10/07: Mindfuckery of Lynchian Dream Logic Style with Hallucinogenic Head Trips that Beguile - Nightmares & Dreamscapes / Hallucinations & Drug Trips - The Void
--- 10/08: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Walking Corpses that are Undead!
Call In the Military; Shoot 'Em in the Head! - Zombies -
--- 10/09: From Scream Queens to the Final Girl, These Deadly Women Will Make Your Nightmares Unfurl! - Day of the Woman: Female Directed Horror Films -
-x- 10/10: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 5 - 1967 (Gold) Vs. 1992 (Silver) : It Survived - Yongary
-x- 10/11: Dusty Decaying Bones in Rat-Infested Paris Catacombs - Skull & Bones - The Screaming Skull
-x- 10/12: Some Poor Sap in the Museum's Egyptian Wing is Lying Dead ...Never Remove the Cursed Sarcophagus Amulet From the Mummy's Ancient Rotting Head. - Mummies - Buba Ho-Tep
-x- 10/13: It's That Annual Event At Camp Crystal Lake When Teens Get a Little Perverse ...Meanwhile Crazy Ralph Politely Reminds Everyone You're All Doomed; There's a Death Curse! - Unlucky Charms - A Celebration of Friday the 13th: Black Cats / Broken Mirrors / Ladders / F13 Films - F13th pt2
-x- 10/14: Intestinal Annihilation with a Little Arterial Spray, Add Some Gory Depravity & Blood Spatter... It's All In a Day! - Splatter / Gore -
-x- 10/15: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Tales of Halloween
-x- 10/16: Print Media is Slowly Decaying. Two of the Big Dogs Unfortunately Won't Be Staying. - R.I.P. Fangoria / Video Watchdog - Martyrs
--- 10/17: Friends, Frenemies or Just a Figment of the Imagination;
That's a Friendship Crapshoot Gambling with Your Eradication! - Friends 'till the End: The Good, The Bad & The Imaginary -
--- 10/18: Expectant Mothers Carrying the Antichrist; Their Freakishly Mutated Offspring Presumably Won't Play Nice! - Pregnancy Horror -
--- 10/19: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/20: Bela's Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires -
--- 10/21: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Belated, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Never Be Outdated! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Media Home Entertainment / Video Stores -
--- 10/22: Manufactured Tulpas from Unearthly Dimensions Or Maybe Evil Twin Siblings Just Hanging At Local Horror Conventions? - Evil Twins & Doppelgangers -
--- 10/23: Tonight's Forecast Calls for a 100% Chance of Unadulterated Fright! - It Was a Dark and Stormy Night... -
--- 10/24: Now Boarding: Your Ticket to Sun-Drenched Terror! - Coffin Joe's Caribbean, Mexican & Central/South American Cruise to Port Oblivion Featuring Hispanic Icons -
--- 10/25: The Shittiest, Cheapest Movies Mankind Ever Sprung; Some So Bad, They're Good ...Others are Killer Tongue! - IMDB Lowest Rated Horror -
--- 10/26: Goodbye Godfather of the Modern Living Dead & Social Commentary Guru of What Needed to Be Said. - R.I.P. George A. Romero -
--- 10/27: Hello Friends, Welcome to the 100th Anniversary of Antonio Bay! We're Murderous Ghost Mariners from A Leper Colony ...Yeah, We Can't Stay! - Small Town Horrors -
--- 10/28: Binge-Watch Parties From Beyond the Grave & Benighted. Beware! There's a Catch; Pray You're Not Invited! - Mass Marathon of the Damned 8: Horror Parties -
--- 10/29: Electronically Produced Via Keyboard from the Bowels of Hell... This Retro Futuristic Music from Beyond Is the Proverbial Death Knell. - The Synth of Fear -
--- 10/30: Evil Witches Cast Their Spell, Runaway or Discover the Demon-Infested Layers of Hell! - Devil's Night Debauchery: Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell -
--- 10/31: Halloween Evokes the Spirits of the Dead, Tread Lightly or Experience a Decapitated Head! - All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest / Samhain: An Evening of Celtic Horror -



SUBSETS
Spoiler:
-x- 09/30: group vote - Cronos (1993)
--- 11/01: group vote - Arachnophobia (1990)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2017)

-x- 10/01: Dick Laurent - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
-x- 10/02: shellebelle - C.H.U.D (1984)
-x- 10/03: ororama - Amer (2009)
-x- 10/04: clckworang - Mad Monster Party? (1967)
-x- 10/05: Darkgod - Bad Moon (1996)
-x- 10/06: hbsvb - Candyman (1992)
-x- 10/07: Gobear - The Void (2016)
-x- 10/08: arw6040 - Train to Busan (2016)
-x- 10/09: jacob_b - Raw (2016)
-x- 10/10: nezumi - Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
Highway to Hell (1992)
-x- 10/11: rbrown498 - The Screaming Skull (1958)
-x- 10/12: Trevor - Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
-x- 10/13: tarfrimmer - Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
-x- 10/14: Chad - One Dark Night (1982)
-x- 10/15: Mondo Kane - Tales of Halloween (2015)
-x- 10/16: Bladz - Martyrs (2008)
--- 10/17: mallratcal - Pin (1988)
--- 10/18: numbercrunch - Seeding of a Ghost [Zhong gui] (1983)
--- 10/19: pacaway - Under the Shadow (2016)
--- 10/20: Shack - Ganja & Hess (1973)
--- 10/21: The Man with the
Golden Doujinshi - Day of the Dead (1985)
--- 10/22: Undeadcow - +1 (2013)
--- 10/23: TheBigDave - Dolls (1987)
--- 10/24: alyxstarr - Alucarda (1977)
--- 10/25: WillieMLF - Hobgoblins (1988)
--- 10/26: PCBreakdown - The Crazies (1973)
--- 10/27: DaveyJoe - Messiah of Evil (1973)
--- 10/28: SethDLH - The Initiation (1984)
--- 10/29: Darth Maher - The Fog (1980)
--- 10/30: SterlingBen - Witchtrap (1989)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Ghostwatch (1992)


Source Tally
Spoiler:
Media File:2
Shudder:1
Netflix:4
Amazon Prime: 2
Starz on Demand: 2
TCM: 4
Kodi: 2
VHS:2


Films I plan on Purchasing
The Void
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