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LIST COMPLETE: Darth Maher's Horror Movie Challenge List 2018






2019 STATS:

Personal Goals Revisited:
Beat my previous OHMC "High Score" (2007: 29): NOPE
Watch at least ONE Halloween or horror related movie/show/etc per day in October: NOPE
Watch more movies that I've never seen before: NOPE. Although I did get some FTVs in as well as to some of my unwatched Blu-ray pile.
Be more involved enough in the discussion of movies/lists: NOPE. Although I haven't really contributed much to any DVDTalk threads/discussions this year.

Past Results:
2006: 23
2007: 29
2008: 13
2009: 26
2010: 17
2011: 14
2012: 28
2013: 9.75
2014: 22.75
2015: 20.75
2016: 22.5
2017: 23.5


2018 FINAL NUMBER: 26.75 which makes this my 3rd best year.

FTV (movies only): 10

Decades Viewed (movies only):
1930s: 1
1940s: 0
1950s: 1
1960s: 2
1970s: 2
1980s: 7
1990s: 3
2000s: 0
2010s: 3

Formats Viewed (movies only):
Blu-ray: 8
4K/UHD: 1
DVD: 7
TV/DVR/OnDemand: 2
Theater: 1

Checklist Items Completed: 7 categories completed plus 1 optional. The others just had just some random checkmarks here and there.
Theme Nights Completed: 1 Any Horror Theatrical Showing: Halloween (2018)
Subset Films Viewed: 1 Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Random Stats:
We moved into a new house this summer and had a few projects to complete. Work was crazy as usual. Both contributed to fatigue and lack of time to view horror movies. As usual, the viewings that I DID get in were pretty fun. I'm glad to participate once again. Thanks for hosting, Chad!


This was my 13th challenge.





Usual Personal Goal:
Beat my previous OHMC "High Score" (2007: 29).
Watch at least ONE Halloween or horror related movie/show/etc per day
in October.
Watch more movies that I've never seen before.
Be more involved enough in the discussion of movies/lists.

☼ = First Time Viewings

This is my 13th Horror Challenge.

Past Results:
2006: 23
2007: 29
2008: 13
2009: 26
2010: 17
2011: 14
2012: 28
2013: 9.75
2014: 22.75
2015: 20.75
2016: 22.5
2017: 23.5



PRE-SHOW:
Spoiler:
September 22, 2018
1. Halloween Baking Championship (S3|E4): "Sweet Screams"☼ (2017, Food Network)
2. Halloween Baking Championship (S3|E5): "The Candyman Cometh"☼ (2017, Food Network)




FEATURE PRESENTATION

September 30, 2018
1. [1 pt] Trilogy of Terror☼ (1975, DVD)
I think this is one of those movies that you would have had to see back in the day to really feel the nostalgia. Although the last story had me cracking up!
2. [1 pt] The Changeling☼ (1980, DVD)
I've been trying to watch this for years... finally. I was impressed. A little cheesy in parts, but still a great story.

October 3, 2018
3. [1 pt] Halloweentown (1998, Disney Channel)
We were looking for something lighthearted. This was on. Always fun.

October 8, 2018
4. [1 pt] The Invisible Man☼ (1933, Blu-ray)
Finally got around to seeing this. Now I have to find time to watch the sequel.

October 15, 2018
5. [.5 pt] The Walking Dead (S9|E1): "A New Beginning"☼ (2018, DVR: AMC)

October 17, 2018
6. [1 pt] Halloween (1978, 4K UHD)

October 18, 2018
7. [1 pt] Halloween☼ (2018, Theater)

October 19, 2018
8. [.5 pt] The Walking Dead (S9|E2): "The Bridge"☼ (2018, DVR: AMC)
9. [.25 pt] Tales From The Darkside (S1|E5): "Mookie and Pookie"☼ (1984, DVD)
10. [.25 pt] Tales From The Darkside (S1|E6): "Slippage"☼ (1984, DVD)
11. [1 pt] Bride of Re-Animator (1989, Blu-ray)

October 20, 2018
12. [1 pt] It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966, ABC OnDemand)
13. [1 pt] The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special (2017, DVR: NBC)
14. [.25 pt] Happy Days (S2|E6): "Haunted" (1974, DVD)
15. [.25 pt] Happy Days (S5|E6): "Fonsillectomy" (1977, DVD)
16. [.25 pt] Happy Days (S6|E9): "The Evil Eye" (1978, DVD)

October 21, 2018
17. [1 pt] The Simpsons (S30|E4): "Treehouse of Horror XXIX"☼ (2018, DVR: FOX)

October 24, 2018
18. [.25 pt] Fresh Of The Boat (S5|E3): "Workin' The 'Ween"☼ (2018, DVR: ABC)
19. [.25 pt] Speecheless (S3|E3): "I-N-- INTO THE W-O-- WOODS"☼ (2018, DVR: ABC)
20. [.25 pt] The Goldbergs (S6|E5): "Mister Knifey-Hands"☼ (2018, DVR: ABC)
Was great seeing Robert Englund play Freddy again, albeit briefly.
20. [.25 pt] Modern Family (S10|E5): "Good Grief"☼ (2018, DVR: ABC)
This was the episode where a "major" character dies. It kind of took the fun out of it being a Halloween episodes
21. [1 pt] Night of the Demons (1988, Blu-ray)
I tried watching this the night before but my son kept coming down to the family room. He's not quite ready for this one.

October 25, 2018
22. [1 pt] Night of the Demons 2☼ (1994, DVD)
I was pleasantly surprised by this one. The biggest surprise... The cute one shows her boobies, while the slutty one just shows some bra.

October 26, 2018
23. [1 pt] Night of the Demons 3☼ (1997, DVD)
This one... not as good.
24. [1 pt] Creepshow (1982, Blu-ray)
25. [1 pt] Our Redeemers Methodist Church Not-So-Scary-Haunted House (2018, Chicago Suburbs)
I played several characters in a haunted house throughout my high school and college years. Now it was my chance to actually put one together. No big frills or anything. For a budget of $0 and only a handful of helpers, I think it went pretty well. This was my third year running it.
26. [1 pt] Creepshow 2 (1987, Blu-ray)

October 28, 2018
27. [.25 pt] American Housewife (S3|E5): "Trust Me"☼ (2018, DVR: ABC)
This one... not as good.
28. [1 pt] Hotel Transylvania (2012, Blu-ray)
29. [1 pt] The Comedy of Terrors (1963, Blu-ray)

October 29, 2018
30. [.5 pt] Saturday Night Live (S43|E5): "SNL Presents: Halloween"☼ (2017, DVR: NBC)
31. [1 pt] Ouija: Origin of Evil☼ (2016, DVR: HBO)
32. [1 pt] Ghostbusters (1984, Blu-ray)
32. [1 pt] The Tingler☼ (1959, DVD-R)

October 30, 2018
33. [1 pt] 13 Ghosts☼ (1960, DVD-R)
I started watching this the night before but I couldn't keep my eyes open. Resumed today.
34. [1 pt] Maximum Overdrive☼ (1986, DVD)
I don't know why this movie gets such a bad rap. I thought it was fun as hell!
35. [0 pt] Halloween (1978, AMC)
I was going to turn on something that I hadn't watched for this year's challenge, but it suckered me in yet again. As it turns out, this would be the last thing I watch for the challenge. I tuned in to some of the WGN Morning News and Rachael Ray ON Halloween again, but not nearly enough of either to count for anything. And so it goes...

EXPANDED CHECKLIST:
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
-X- Jamie Lee Curtis - Halloween
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
-X- Boris Karloff - The Comedy of Terrors
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace -
--- Naomi Watts -
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor -
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca -
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- Lucio Fulci -
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino -
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson -
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers:
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz -
--- Jeanette Volturno -

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon -
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Dennis Paoli -
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
-X- Anthology Film - Trilogy of Terror
-X- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - Trilogy of Terror
--- Based on a True Story -
-X-
Based on a Novel Based on a Novel
- The Comedy of Terrors
---
Cannibalism Cannibalism
-
-X- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft - Bride of Re-Animator
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Hammer Films -
-X-
Comedy / Spoof Comedy / Spoof
- Ghostbusters
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 -
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Maximum Overdrive
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
--- Documentary -
--- Drunk Horror -
-X- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Maximum Overdrive
-X- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - The Tingler (Trevor's List)
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
-X- Film Title Drop - The Tingler
-X- Flashback Horror - Creepshow
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
-X- Frankenstein - Hotel Transylvania
-X- Ghost / Haunting - The Changeling
--- Giallo -
-X- Ouija Board - Ouija: Origin of Evil
--- K-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
-X- Killer / Evil Child - Ouija: Origin of Evil
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - Trilogy of Terror
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
--- Nazi -
--- Prom -
--- Psychological -
---
Rape / Revenge Rape / Revenge
-
--- Scarecrows -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Halloween
-X- Takes Place in a Hospital - Bride of Re-Animator
-X- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - Night of the Demons 2
-X- Takes Place on a Holiday - Halloween
--- Television -
-X- Three Installments in a Franchise - Night of the Demons 1,2,3
-X- Vampire - Hotel Transylvania
-X- Werewolf - Hotel Transylvania
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Night of the Demons
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
-X- With Two or More Horror Legends - The Comedy of Terrors
-X- Zombie - Creepshow

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

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, (Blu-ray Disc, (The Invisible Man).
-X- Second format, (DVD), (Night of the Demons 3).
-X- Third format, (DVR/On Demand), (Ouija: Origin of Evil).

Watch films in at least three languages:
--- First language, (insert language), (insert title).
--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title).
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
-X- Features music by a rock band - Maximum Overdrive
-X- Was made in the 1960s - The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
-X- Was written by Stephen King - Maximum Overdrive
--- Features snow -
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
-X- Features a nun or priest - Night of the Demons 2

Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 -
---
1930 1930
- The Invisible Man (1933)
---
1940 1940
-
-X-
1950 1950
- The Tingler (1959)
-X-
1960 1960
- 13 Ghosts (1960)
-X-
1970 1970
- Halloween (1978)
-X-
1980 1980
- Night of the Demons (1988)
-X-
1990 1990
- Night of the Demons 3 (1997)
---
2000 2000
-
-X-
2010 2010
- Halloween (2018)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Jump Scare - Ouija: Origin of Evil
--- No Cell Coverage -
-X- The Abandoned Place - Night of the Demons
-X- The Vengeful Spirit - The Changeling
-X- Death By Sex - Night of the Demons
-X- The Final Girl - Halloween
-X- Flickering Lights - Ouija: Origin of Evil

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1943 (75th) -
--- 1968 (50th) -
--- 1993 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death - The Tingler (1959)
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


Select 4 ratings:
--- G - Halloweentown (TV-G)
-X- PG - Ghostbusters
-X- PG-13 - Ouija: Origin of Evil
-X- R - Halloween
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - Trilogy of Terror
--- M -
--- GP -


Attend a live event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.):
-X- (Our Redeemers Methodist Church Not-So-Scary-Haunted House[/COLOR]). 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 (LIFE Magazine- Frankenstein: The Man, The Monster, The Legacy). OPTIONAL










__________________
Horror Challenge: 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Academy Award Challenge: 08 09 10 11 12 13 16 17
Holiday Challenge: 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
TV Challenge: 13 | Comedy Challenge: 11 12 15 16

Last edited by Darth Maher; 11-07-18 at 12:50 PM. Reason: List is complete!
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