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100 Movies. 31 Days. The 2nd Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

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100 Movies. 31 Days. The 2nd Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" ***DISCUSSION***




THIS THREAD IS FOR DISCUSSION ONLY!

*** ACTUAL LISTS WILL GO HERE ***





                  This year we're playing for a prize that you can actually physically hold in your hand A DVD of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" will be awarded to the winner courtesy of ViewAskewbian!




                  TCM UNDERGROUND hosted by Rob Zombie

                  AMC October Schedule

                  Monsters HD

                  Scream Television Schedule

                  FANGORIA TV



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                  Tips:

                  Consume lots of coffee.
                  Suffer from insomnia? Use it to your advantage!
                  Work from home? Ditto.
                  Cut down on your Internet time. Instead of talking about a movie...watch it!
                  Learn to multitask!
                  Skip the supplemental material...there's always November for that!
                  Bored? Watch a movie.
                  HAVE FUN!


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                  Free month of Netflix:

                  http://www.netflix.com/Default?mqso=80009911


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                  Free month of Blockbuster:

                  http://www.blockbuster.com/acctmgmt/...ion?pc=friend1


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                  The challenge officially begins October 1, 2006 (Sunday) @ Midnight Eastern time.

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                  My lists from the other thread:


                  Week 1

                  Week 2


                  Week 3

                  Week 4

                  Week 5

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                  Old 09-03-06, 08:32 PM
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                  1. Halloween (1978) 10.04.06
                  2. Universal Horror (Documentary) (1998) 10.04.06
                  3. Frankenstein (1931) 10.04.06
                  4. Halloween II (1981) 10.05.06
                  5. Dracula (1931) 10.05.06
                  6. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) 10.05.06
                  7. Dawn of the Dead - Theatrical Version (1978) 10.06.06
                  8. House of Wax (1953) 10.06.06
                  9. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) 10.06.06
                  10. Day of the Dead (Uncut) (1985) 10.07.06
                  11. Return of The Living Dead (1985) 10.07.06
                  12. The 7th Victim (1943) 10.07.06
                  13. Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (Documentary) (2005) 10.07.06
                  14. A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984) 10.08.06
                  15. House On Haunted Hill (1958) 10.08.06
                  16. A Nightmare On Elm Street 2 :Freddy's Revenge (1985) 10.08.06
                  17. College Girl Murders (1967) 10.09.06
                  18. White Zombie (1932) 10.09.06
                  19. City of the Living Dead (Uncut) (1980) 10.09.06
                  20. House by the Cemetery (1981) 10.09.06
                  21. Watcher In The Woods (1980) 10.09.06
                  22. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) 10.09.06
                  23. Night Of The Lepus (1972) 10.10.06
                  24. Dust Devil (The Final Cut) (1992) 10.10.06
                  25. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) 10.10.06
                  26. The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) 10.10.06
                  27. I Drink Your Blood (1970) 10.11.06

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                  Old 09-03-06, 09:02 PM
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                  I love horror films. Count me in.


                  [I'm using the list thread to list my films.]

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                  I'm in, although I'm guessing I'll be pushing it to get 50.

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                  Old 09-03-06, 09:45 PM
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                  Originally Posted by Chad
                  Whether you plan on watching 100 movies or just a handful...you're more than welcome to participate.
                  I'll watch a handful.
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                  I too am in for a second time

                  I hit 30 last year (being in 26th place), but mark my word I will hit AT LEAST 50 this year!!

                  HIT MY GOAL OF 50 TODAY!!

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                  I gotta try this..i have no life, so time is abundant!!
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                  Old 09-04-06, 12:31 AM
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                  Thanks Chad for kicking this off again. I made the top ten last year with 85, so I'll definitely be participating again.
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                  I'm in this year. Couldn't do it last year due to time constraints.

                  From my post in the first thread:
                  "I actually pulled this off one year with having both SCREAM (Canada's Horror film network) and working in a video store. We, meaning my roomie and I, managed 103. We went through all the major franchises (Jason, Freddy and Myers), rented MANY duds and tripe and really had a fine time as the nights progressed to our final night of Halloween Rocky Horror (at midnight). Since then it has been a tradition to watch both those films on Halloween and only watch Horror films in October. Sadly, this year, that tradition will have to be placed on hold somewhat as I blaze through all my October orders, mainly the Hitchcock films. So, I doubt I'll get anywhere NEAR 100."

                  And again I work at a video store with an abundant Horror Film section so I'll be gunning for #1 (though I doubt I'll hit 100)! It'll be a strange mix when I start dipping into my classic horror collection and I'll begin with what some dub the first horror flick ever made. Tune in Oct. 1st to find out.

                  Toss my name into the pumpkin.

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                  To sweeten the pot this year I'll actually toss in a copy of the above mentioned horror flick to the winner, shipping costs and all.

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                  I posted in the other thread, but I am definitely in! I have been saving all my horror dvds just for this all year. I did this on my own last year and it was fun. I think I only reached 80. I will definitely get 100 and hopefully more. My current schedule can be seen here:


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                  I'm in - my dvd collection was too lame last year to participate, but I've been buying and building and holding off on my Universal Monsters and Val Lewton boxsets for this event.
                  Have at it!
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                  I think I got up to 4 last year.
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                  Gonna try and beat my record of 51 last year. Not bad for a working stiff with a wife and a 1 year old.

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                  I'm so in I'm out again...and then right back in again!

                  My goal this year will be 31

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                  01. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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                  Count me in this year. I won't reach 100 with law school and work, but I can try to get 20.
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                  Sounds like fun! Count me in. I'll probably be lucky to make 20 though...
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