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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

JAX036's October Horror Movie Challenge List

September 30th, Dusk:
1. Dressed to Kill (1980)* 3 out of 5 stars SS TN TSZDT
2. Cat People (1942)* 4 out of 5 stars TN

October 1st:
3. Night of the Living Dead (1968) 5 out of 5 stars TN
4. Lifeforce (1985)* 4 out of 5 stars SS TN

October 2nd:
5. Ringu (1998)* 4 out of 5 stars TN
6. Blue Sunshine (1977)* 3 out of 5 stars SS TN
7. Scream (1996) 5 out of 5 stars TN

October 3rd:
8. Blood Beach (1980)* 3 out of 5 stars SS TN
9. Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)* 3 out of 5 stars TN
10. Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)* 2 out of 5 stars TN

October 4th:
11. Elevator (2011)* 3 out of 5 stars TN
12. Down (The Shaft) (2001)* 3 out of 5 stars SS TN
13. Scream 2 (1997) 4 out of 5 stars

October 5th:
14. Tales of Halloween (2015)* 2 out of 5 stars TN
15. Holidays(2016)* 2 out of 5 stars TN
16. Kwaidan (1964)* 4 out of 5 stars SS TN
17. Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) 4 out of 5 stars

October 6th:
18. Night of the Living Dead (1990)* 4 out of 5 stars TN
19. Burial Ground - The Nights of Terror (1981)* 3 out of 5 stars SS TN
20. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)*[Wildcard] 3 out of 5 stars TN

October 7th:
21. Dr. Cyclops (1940)* 5 out of 5 stars SS TN
22. Phantom of the Opera (1943)* 3 out of 5 stars TN

October 8th:
23. Hereditary (2018) 3 out of 5 stars SS TN
23.5 Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E01: The F...ing Cop 5 out of 5 stars
24.5 It Comes at Night (2017)* 4 out of 5 stars TN

October 9th:
25.5 From Beyond (1986)* 2 out of 5 stars TN
26.5 The Zero Boys (1986)* 3 out of 5 stars SS TN

October 10th:
27. Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E02: Welcome to Pixie Swallow 5 out of 5 stars
28. Scream 3 (2000) 3 out of 5 stars TN
29. Happy Death Day (2017) 5 out of 5 stars SS TN
30. Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E03: Steel City Nightfall 4 out of 5 stars and S01E04: In the Crimson Halls of Kane Hill 5 out of 5 stars

[B]October 11th:[B]
31. Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E05: The F...ing Dead 4 out of 5 stars and S01E06: Booby Traps 3 out of 5 stars
32. Cujo (1983)* 4 out of 5 stars SS TN
33. The Cabin in the Woods (2012) 5 out of 5 stars TN

October 12th:
34. Dawn of the Dead (1978)* 3 out of 5 stars TN
35. A Quiet Place (2018) 4 out of 5 stars SS TN

October 13th:
36. Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E07: The Gentleman's Agreement 4 out of 5 stars and S01E08: A Fistful of Blood 4 out of 5 stars
36.5 Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E09: The Chopsocky Special 5 out of 5 stars
37.5 The Ritual(2017)* 3 out of 5 stars TN

October 14th:
38. Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E10: Scar Tissue 5 out of 5 stars
39. Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E11: Rise of the Primo 3 out of 5 stars and S01E12: Faces of Blood Drive 3 out of 5 stars
40. You're Next (2011) 4 out of 5 stars TN

October 15th:
40.5 Blood Drive (2018)* - S01E13: Finish Line 3 out of 5 stars
41.5 The Birds (1963)* 4 out of 5 stars TN

October 16th:
42. The Haunting of Hill House (2018)* - S01E01: Steven Sees a Ghost 4 out of 5 stars
43. Terrifier (2017)* 2 out of 5 stars SS TN
44. Scream 4 (2011) 5 out of 5 stars TN

October 17th:
45. Inside (Ŕ l'intérieur) (2007)* 4 out of 5 stars SS
46. Psycho Beach Party (2000) 4 out of 5 stars TN
47. Peeping Tom (1960)* 3 out of 5 stars SS


October 18th:
48. Dead End (2003)* 3 out of 5 stars TN
49. The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014)* 4 out of 5 stars
50. The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)* 3 out of 5 stars SS

October 19th:
51. Visiting Hours (1982)* 4 out of 5 stars TN
52. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)* 4 out of 5 stars TN
53. The Toxic Avenger (1984)* 4 out of 5 stars SS TN

October 20th:
54. Scream (with Commentary) (1996)* 3 out of 5 stars TN
55. Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)* 4 out of 5 stars SS
56. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)* 1 out of 5 stars SS
57. The Uninvited (2009) 4 out of 5 stars

October 21st:
58. The Lost Boys (1987) 4 out of 5 stars SS TN
59. Brides of Dracula (1960)* 3 out of 5 stars TN
60. The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell (2018)* - S01E01: Snacks for Strays 5 out of 5 stars S01E02: Gifts for Nosy Neighbours 4 out of 5 stars S01E03: The Dinner Date 5 out of 5 stars and S01E04: A Spirited Tea Party 4 out of 5 stars
61. Audition (1999)* 3 out of 5 stars

October 22nd:
61.5 The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell (2018)* - S01E05: A Cake for Rose 5 out of 5 stars and S01E06: Halloween Tricks & Treats 4 out of 5 stars
62.5 Dracula Has Risen From the Grave (1968)* 4 out of 5 stars TN
63.5 The Washing Machine (1993)* 2 out of 5 stars SS TN


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Coming Up:

Potential Watchlist:
Spoiler:

Black Christmas or Halloween II (2009)
Aliens


Themes:
Spoiler:

-X- 09/30: Avant-garde, Niche, & Surreal Minus the Slick & Polished Mainstream Appeal - Cat People (1942)
-X- 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes.
The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Night of the Living Dead (1968)
-X- 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint
It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror - Ringu (1998)
-X- 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water...
Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation - Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
-X- 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries...
These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors - Elevator (2011)
-X- 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Tales of Halloween (2015)
-X- 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - Night of the Living Dead (1990)
-X- 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies - Phantom of the Opera (1943)
-X- 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread
It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films - It Comes at Night (2017)
-X- 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented
Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror - From Beyond (1986)
--- 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties
--- 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss,
and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs -
--- 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell
Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror -
--- 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way
Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks -
--- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror -
--- 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers -
--- 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season...
Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach -
--- 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell...
These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films -
--- 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves
Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night -
--- 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores -
--- 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires -
--- 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 -
--- 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station...
The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! -
--- 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/25: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror -
--- 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors
--- 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents...
The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew
And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! -
They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine -
--- 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights.
Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances
--- 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death
Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games
--- 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 -



31 Film Subset:
Spoiler:


-X- 09/30: group vote - Dressed to Kill (1980)
-X- 11/01: group vote - Dave Made a Maze (2017)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2018)

-X- 10/01: Chad - Lifeforce (1985)
-X- 10/02: ororama - Blue Sunshine (1977)
-X- 10/03: indiephantom - Blood Beach (1980)
-X- 10/04: Gobear - Down (The Shaft) (2001)
-X- 10/05: hbsvb - Kwaidan (1964)
-X- 10/06: Darkgod - Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
-X- 10/07: shellebelle - Dr. Cyclops (1940)
-X- 10/08: mallratcal - Hereditary (2018)
--- 10/09: TheBigDave - The Zero Boys (1986)
--- 10/10: Elliot57 - Happy Death Day (2017)
--- 10/11: orlmac - Cujo (1983)
--- 10/12: arw6040 - A Quiet Place (2018)
--- 10/13: Bladz - Inside (2007)
--- 10/14: Trevor - The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
--- 10/15: Shack - Peeping Tom (1960)
--- 10/16: Mondo Kane - Terrifier (2017)
--- 10/17: DaveyJoe - Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
--- 10/18: PCBreakdown - Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
--- 10/19: jacob_b - The Toxic Avenger (1984)
--- 10/20: SterlingBen - Evil Toons (1992)
--- 10/21: tarfrimmer - The Lost Boys (1987)
--- 10/22: numbercrunch - Son of Dracula (1943) / Fangs of the Living Dead (1968) / The Washing Machine (1993)
--- 10/23: SethDLH - Tenebre (1982)
--- 10/24: JAX036 - Silver Bullet (1985)
--- 10/25: WillieMLF - Antropophagus (1980)
--- 10/26: clckworang - Dr. Caligari (1989)
--- 10/27: Darth Maher - Maximum Overdrive (1986)
--- 10/28: jholmes - Marrowbone (2017)
--- 10/29: Undeadcow - Brainscan (1994)
--- 10/30: alyxstarr - Demon Wind (1990)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Sleepy Hollow (1990)



Checklist:
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
--- Jamie Lee Curtis -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace -
-X- Naomi Watts - Down (The Shaft) (2001)
-X- Caroline Williams - Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
--- 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 -
-X- Hideo Nakata - Ringu (1998)
--- 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 -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Hammer Films -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 -
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
--- Documentary -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
--- Film Title Drop -
--- Flashback Horror -
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- Ouija Board -
--- K-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
--- Nazi -
--- Prom -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Takes Place in a Hospital -
--- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Television -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Vampire -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- 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 -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

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

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) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
--- Was made in the 1960s -
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
--- Was written by Stephen King -
--- 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 -
--- Features a nun or priest -

Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
--- 2010 -

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Jump Scare -
--- No Cell Coverage -
--- The Abandoned Place -
--- The Vengeful Spirit -
--- Death By Sex -
--- The Final Girl -
--- Flickering Lights -

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

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
--- 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 -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- 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
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL

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