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Re: The 14th 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 - 53

2018 Goal - Mainly to have fun! Secondary goal will be to view all unwatched horror content, with a focus on BDs (listed below under spoiler tag)


100 Feet
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
The Amityville Horror
Bad Milo!
Being Human: Season 1
Blade II
Blood and Chocolate
Dark Shadows
Dog Soldiers
Don't Breathe
Final Destination 2
The Final Destination
Fright Night 2
From Hell
Godzilla vs Destroyah
Godzilla vs Megaguirus
The Happening
Hide and Seek
Hostel 2
Jeepers Creepers
Jennifer's Body
Nightmare on Elm Street
Pay the Ghost
Red Lights
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Scary Movie
Starship Troopers 2
The Stepfather
Stonehearst Asylum
Stranger Things: Season 1
Victor Frankenstein
The Witch
The Walking Dead: Season 2

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 2
Dark Shadows
Duck Dynasty: Quack or Treat
Friday the 13th: Season 2
Tales from the Dark Side
The Walking Dead: Season 1

The Craft
Deadly Friend
Dear Dracula*
Eyes of a Stranger
Godzilla Vs Mechagodzilla
The Hand
The Little Shop of Horrors
Someone's Watching Me

September 30
1. [Rec] (2007) ☼ [Streaming-VUDU] - Wrapping up loose ends. I had started this film previously but for some reason had never finished it. Went back to view it from the beginning. Effective thriller.

October 1
2. 100 Feet (2008) ☼ [BD] - I'm not sure I've seen an angrier ghost.
3. Don't Breathe (2016) [BD] - I could probably watch the same 50-100 horror films each October. This would be on that list.
4. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) ☼ [BD] - I missed this part of history class.
5. Bad Milo! (2013) ☼ [BD] - Good choice to end a mini-marathon. Quirkly horror-comedy. Glad I didn't know anything about it going in.

October 2
6. Stranger Things - The Vanishing of Will Byers / The Weirdo on Maple Street (2016) ☼ [BD] - I've been anxious to check this out. Set in my home state, it really does a good job of capturing the feel of the midwest.
7. Being Human - The End of the World as We Know It / It Takes Two to Make a Thing Go Wrong (2011) ☼ [BD] - I started this show months ago and wasn't sure if I was interested enough to finish it. I enjoyed it more now, perhaps because of the time of year.
8. The Amityville Horror (1979) [BD] - I started to comment about Margot Kidder. Before doing so, I looked up my "commentary" in 2009 when I watched this last. I referenced her then as well.
9. Eyes of a Stranger (1981) ☼ [DVD] - I could close my eyes during this one and tell you it was made in the early 80s, just based on the music/sound.

October 3
10. Stranger Things - Holly, Jolly / The Body (2016) ☼ [BD] - This show also does a fantastic job in paying homage to the '80s.

October 4
11. Someone's Watching Me! (1978) ☼ [DVD] - Another John Carpenter/Adrienne Barbeau collaboration. Looked it up and it occurred 3 times, thought it was more.

October 6
12. Apocalyspe (2011) ☼ [BD] - I find myself a little distracted with films having "dubbed over" voices.
13. The Final Destination (2009) ☼ [BD] - I thought I was watching the initial film when I stuck the disc in. Turned out ok, since I hadn't seen this 4th entry with a similar name.

October 8
14. Being Human - I See Your True Colors...And That's Why I Hate You / Children Shouldn't Play With Undead Things (2011) ☼ [BD] - Entertaining werewolf transformation in the latter episode.
15. Final Destination 2 (2003) [BD] - The behavior of some characters is over the top at times that I could see this being loosely labeled as a horror-comedy.
16. Carrie (2013) ☼ [BD] - A remake that was entertaining enough, but Spacek's portrayal of Carrie in the original can't be topped.
17. The Happening (2008) [BD] - It's been so many years since I've seen this one, it was like a new film in that I couldn't remember much of it.

October 9
18. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) [BD] - Very few remakes (if any?) are necessary. And they frequently can't hold a candle to the originals. This one certainly falls into that category.
19. Deadly Friend (1986) ☼ [DVD] - Favorite unexpected star was Anne Ramsey of Throw Momma From the Train popping up.

October 10
20. Godzilla vs Destroyah (1995) ☼ [BD] - I'm no different than anyone else being very familiar with Godzilla. But I don't believe I had ever seen one of the many films from beginning to end.
21. The Hand (1981) ☼ [DVD] - I hadn't seen Michael Caine, or his appendages, in a role like this.
22. Stranger Things - The Flea and the Acrobat / The Monster (2016) ☼ [BD] - This show is good, but I'm still undecided on whether it's lived up to the hype.

October 11
23. Friday the 13th: The Series - The Voodoo Mambo / And Now the News (1988) ☼ [DVD] - I probably never gave this show a fair look since it wasn't like the movies.

October 12
24. Stranger Things - The Bathtub / The Upside Down (2016) ☼ [BD] - Definitely worth a rewatch at some point down the road.

October 13
25. Godzilla vs Megaguirus (2000) ☼ [BD] - It is now my goal to look up how many Godzilla films exist. I'm going with 34, but that's a complete shot in the dark.

October 14
26. I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013) ☼ [Streaming-VUDU] - My records indicated I had seen the 1st & 3rd films in this "series" and this was free on Vudu. My response to this one is much like the other ones--it makes you cringe and not want to re-visit it.
27. Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla (2002) ☼ [DVD] - From wikipedia: The film franchise consists of 33 films, 31 produced by Toho and 3 Hollywood films. I don't think it's just me, but it sounds like that should be 34. No one will believe my extraordinary guessing skills.

October 15
28. Being Human - I Want You Back (From the Dead) / Dog Eat Dog (2011) ☼ [BD] - Of the 3 "creatures" (ghost, werewolf, vampire), I am always more fascinated by the wolf.
29. Being Human - Going Dutch / You're the One I Haunt (2011) ☼ [BD] - This show has something going for it, but not enough for me to explore futhre seasons.
30. Being Human - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Kill You / Friday the 13th: The Series - Tails I Live, Heads You Die (2011/1988) ☼ [BD/DVD] - An observation I've made: Horror doesn't work as well as hour-long serialized shows. Content is best in shorter doses, hence the reason most films hover around 90 minutes.

October 16
31. Hide and Seek (2005) ☼ [BD] - Believe this might have flopped in less capable hands, but the outstanding cast made it work.
32. Dog Soldiers - (2002) ☼ [BD] - "Jaws, Aliens & Predator with a Werewolf Twist" might be the greatest tagline ever.

October 17
33. The Craft (1996) [DVD] - Seeing this with a number of familiar faces/stars and noticing this film has been around for 22 years. Has me feeling old.

October 18
34. Jeepers Creepers (2001) [BD] - Very creepy film, overshadowed a bit by the annoying behavior of the teenage leads.

October 20
35. Halloween (2018) ☼ [Theater] - I have been looking forward to this one and it didn't disappoint. Anxious to see it again.

October 21
36. Hostel (2005) [BD] - Strange. This one is difficult to watch, but equally difficult to look away.

October 22
37. Hostel: Part II (2007) [BD] - I appreciated the connection to the original film and yet a different perspective.
38. Blood and Chocolate (2007) ☼ [BD] - Found this one to be a yawner. Boring, yes. I could also be tired.
39. Jennifer's Body (2009) [BD] - Fun movie, though strange to cast Seyfried as a "girl next door". Not in any neighborhood that I've lived in.
40. Red Lights (2012) ☼ [BD] - Another case where the outstanding cast elevated the material.

October 23
41. Pay the Ghost (2015) ☼ [BD] - This movie answered a question for me. Whatever happened to Nicolas Cage?
42. Friday the 13th: The Series - Sympony in B# / Master of Disguise (1988) ☼ [DVD] - The latter of these 2 episodes had one of the more interesting plots I've seen from the show.

October 24
43. Dark Shadows (2015) ☼ [BD] - I'm probably indifferent on the film itself. But I'm always amazed at the range of characters played by Johnny Depp.
44. Duck Dynasty: Quack O'Lanterns (2013) [DVD] - Wild Card entry for this Halloween-themed episode. This show always makes me laugh.

October 25
45. From Hell (2001) [BD] - Another display of Johnny Depp's talents.

October 30
46. Ghost Stories (2017) ☼ [BD] - British anthology-type was worth a watch.
Recent addition to the collection from a DVDTalk contest.
47. Blade (1998) ☼ [BD] - I'm old enough to remember when Wesley Snipes was a draw when he headlined a movie.
48. Blade II (2002) ☼ [BD] - On par with the first film.

October 31
49. Friday the 13th: The Series - Wax Magic / Read My Lips1988) ☼ [DVD] - The 2nd episode involves a ventriloquist dummy. Easily a creepy subject
50. Poltergeist (1982) [DVD] - Classic film. Lots of references to the 80s, some a little dated--had to explain to my daughter how television stations would sign off late at night.
51. Fright Night 2 (2013) ☼ [BD] - Best part may have been some tremendous special effects.
52. Friday the 13th: The Series - 13 O'Clock1988) ☼ [DVD] - A wild card entry for the single episode. I own 2 seasons of this show and it's taken me forever to get through them. Maybe I'll finish in 2019
53. Dear Dracula 2012) ☼ [DVD] - Final wild card entry. Hour-long, family-friendly fare. Enough humor to make it enjoyable.
54. Scary Movie 2000) [BD] - Will wrap up the horror challenge and transition to comedy with the one.

Summary (may not be updated until end of month) - 40/54 entries were first time views; BDs: 38.5; DVDs: 12.5; Streaming: 2; Theatrical: 1

☼ = First Time Viewing

Temporary TV Section

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

100 Feet
28 Days Later
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
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) (2)
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Anaconda (4)
Apollo 18
April Fool's Day
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
AVP: Requiem
The Babadook
Baby Blues
Bad Milo!
The Bat
Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2)
The Belko Experiment
The Birds (2)
Black Rock
Blade II
The Blob (1988) (3)
Blood and Chocolate
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)
Carrie (2013)
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 (2)
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 Shadows
Dark Skies
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
The Dead Zone
Deadly Friend
Dear Dracula
Deliver Us From Evil
The Descent
The Devils Rejects
Diary of a Serial Killer
Dog Soldiers
Don't Breathe (2)
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
Eyes of a Stranger
The Faculty
Fear dot Com
Final Destination
Final Destination 2 (2)
Final Destination 3
The Final Destination
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
Fright Night 2
From Dusk Til Dawn
From Hell (2)
Frozen (2)
The Funhouse (2)
Funny Games
Get Out
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Ghost of Frankenstein
Ghost Ship
Ghost Stories
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
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 (2018)
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
The Hand
Hannibal (2)
The Happening
Happy Birthday to Me (2)
Happy Death Day
Harm's Way
Hatchet II
Haunted Honeymoon
The Haunted Mansion
The Haunting
Hell Night
Hide and Seek
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 (2)
Hostel: Part II (2)
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 2
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 (2)
Jennifer's Body (2)
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) (3)
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)
Pay the Ghost
Pet Sematary
Pirahna (3)
Planet Terror
Poltergeist (2)
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 Lights
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 (2)
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
Someone's Watching Me!
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
Being Human: Season 1
Casper (a few animated shorts)
Dexter: Season 1 & 7
Duck Dynasty (Halloween episode)
Friday the 13th - The Series: Seasons 1-2 (partial of each)
The Hitchhiker: Volumes 1-3
Kingdom Hospital: Season 1
The River: Season 1
Stranger Things: Season 1
Tales From the Crypt: Seasons 1-6
The Twilight Zone: Seasons 1-4

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