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100 Movies. 31 Days. The 9th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (Oct 1-31) Pt 3



2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012

DISCUSSION THREAD #1 | DISCUSSION THREAD #2








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100 Movies. 31 Days. October 1 - 31, 2013

Yeah, it technically begins 9/30 at Dusk and ends on 11/1 at Dawn.
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DVDTALK HORROR CHALLENGE HISTORY

YEAR
DISCUSSION THREADS
LIST THREADS
RESULTS THREAD
NUMBER
WINNER
2005DiscussionNo ListsThe Results223steelpotato
2006DiscussionThe ListsThe Results170EdTheRipper
2007Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3The ListsThe Results333ViewAskewbian
2008Planning, Discussion 1, 2, Subset FilmsThe ListsThe Results252poster mayhem
2009Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3The ListsThe Results198EdTheRipper
2010Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3 The ListsThe Results282Trevor
2011Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3, 4The ListsThe Results228Mondo Kane
2012Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 The ListsThe Results306mightysparks
2013Planning, Discussion 1, 2 The ListsThe Results?????????????




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THIS THREAD IS FOR DISCUSSION ONLY!



----> THE LIST THREAD <----


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The "Rules"



What is This Thing?

Since its inception in 2005 the goal of this challenge has been to reach 100 horror films in a month's time. Obviously that's not an attainable goal for everyone, so your personal goal is of your choosing. Whether it's achieved, surpassed or beyond your reach, the ultimate goal here is to enjoy yourself while conversing with fellow genre fans.
Creating a List.


As always, there will be a separate list thread posted roughly 2 weeks prior to the October 1st start date. Be creative and personalize your list however you wish - give reviews, post pics, link to your blog or start one on your page, provide IMDB links with your titles, add YouTube videos, include running times, etc.

The forum software now allows for unlimited post length, although you're still welcome to post it in a weekly or biweekly format. Also be aware the image limit has been raised from 25 to 35. And it's not a bad idea to provide a link to the list in your signature for easier access.

The only mandatory rule here is NUMBER YOUR LISTS!


What Counts?


If you're uncertain of the title's genre classification the IMDB and AllMovie (formerly "AllRovi") are the go-to sources for determining its potential horror movie status.
Need more confirmation? A third and fourth option exists and that is FlickChart (requires free sign up) and TMDB.
Of course, any site is prone to the occasional error and if you feel that's the case asking in the discussion thread is advised.
Just keep in mind that the #1 deciding factor regarding what counts is you and you alone.



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Feature FilmsCounts as 1 entry
Short FilmsAdd them up to total 90 minutes to get 1 entry
Television ShowsAdd them up to 120 minutes (including commercials) to get 1 entry


Movies = 1 entry (despite running time)

TV shows count according to length as they're aired on TV (including commercials):

30 minute shows = ¼ an entry
1 hour shows = ½ an entry
90 minute shows = ¾ an entry
2 hour shows = 1 entry

Mini-Series = 1 entry for each day it aired

Commentaries count. (no restrictions)

Documentaries count.


A SLIGHTLY MORE COMPLICATED EXPLANATION:
Spoiler:

Concerning TV shows and shorts films:



Like the other challenges, you need four 30 minute shows for 1 entry and two hour-long shows for 1 entry. 30 minute shows typically run roughly 22 - 24 minutes without commercials and hour-long shows are roughly 43 - 45 minutes. If it's short films that are 10 minutes or less, once you hit around 23 minutes of watching them, you've reached one 30 minute show (¼ an entry). Any combination that gets you to 90 minutes can be used for 1 entry. And this is not an exact science, so if you're off by a little it's really no big deal.


When listing the TV shows try to keep them together in 1 entry.
(Example: 30 min show/30 min show/30 min show/30 min show)

For the sake of organization, it's advised that you keep a Temporary TV section at the bottom of your list until you get enough for an entry.

Why 90 minutes? To keep the continuity going with the other challenges.









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Every facet of horror counts: Horror-comedies, Sci-Fi horror, wretchedly bad horror [INSERT CURRENT REMAKE HERE], kiddie horror, creature features, erotic / XXX horror, Masters of Horror, silents, made-for-TV movies, etc.

The formats and how you watch them is strictly your call -- Blu-ray, DVD, Netflix Watch Instantly, HD DVD, at the theater, on television, public domain downloads (links provided below), VHS, Laserdisc, Video On Demand, Netflix disc-by-mail, UMD, MiniDV, CED, Amazon Instant Video, through your neighbor's window, Roku, Google Chromecast, Apple TV, a Boxee Box, Hulu, Youtube, Payperview, Betamax, via laptop, netbook, VCD, a smartphone, a tablet ...you name it. And yes, that even includes the pan & scan, edited-for-television movies that air on TBS with obnoxious on-screen graphics and commercial interruptions (NOT recommended!). Just make sure the film is viewed in it's entirety.
Row #6 - Empty and Proud Since 2010!
You're welcome to include non-genre titles viewed during the month in your list, but please keep them separate from your qualifying entries and don't number them.
Sometime in November there will be a results thread posted. If you wish to be included in the stats provided (aside from your number ranking), please include the following in your list:

- First time viewings. The thing is a commonly used symbol.
- Formats viewed. (BD, DVD, NWI, etc.)
- Your personal goal ...even if it happens to be the challenge's goal of 100.

Keep it civil. The intention here is to have fun, so please don't take this event started by a guy with just a little too much time on his hands that seriously.





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OPTIONAL
THE CHECKLIST
THEME NIGHTS
31 FILM SUBSET
3 WILD CARDS
Complete it and feel a sense of accomplishment. The Expanded Checklist is HERE.

***Please include within spoiler tags to keep the list thread from running a mile long.***
This adds daily "themes" with accompanying links to horror sub-genres, studios, actors, directors and even a group marathon with the intention of watching said content on the designated day. This year's list is HERE.
Watch these 31 films on the listed day, with group discussion starting the next morning or at your own leisure. Or don't watch them but still join the discussion.

Also, the threads from the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Subset Lists and even the old HFC List can be used for individual discussion if desired. This year's list is HERE.
Use for titles that lie outside the horror genre and normally wouldn't qualify or for those questionable titles you're not 100% certain about. They can also be used to count titles that aren't intended to be included as a full entry (I.E. a leftover 30-minute TV episode or short film). You have 3 so use them wisely.

For every 100 movies watched, you earn 1 extra wild card.
SEE POST 2 OR THE LIST THREAD FOR MORE DETAILS.


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MONTH | DAILY


OCTOBER 2013 SCHEDULE OF QUALIFYING TITLES

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ALL TIMES EASTERN
Wednesday, October 2 11:45 PM - The Collector (1965) 119 min Friday, October 4 FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - Carnival of Souls (1962) 83 min 8:30 PM - Night of the Living Dead (1968) 96 min 10:15 PM - Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (1933) 121 min 12:30 AM - Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 75 min 2:00 AM - Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) 92 min 3:45 AM - The Wasp Woman (1959) 61 min Saturday, October 5 9:30 AM - The Gorgon (1964) 83 min 11:00 AM - The Devil's Bride (1968) 96 min WALTER CONNOLLY DOUBLE FEATURE 1:00 AM - Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula (1966) 74 min 2:15 AM - Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966) 83 min Wednesday, October 9 3:30 PM - Dead Ringer (1964) 116 min Friday, October 11 FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - Horror of Dracula (1958) 81 min 8:30 PM - Isle Of The Dead (1945) 72 min 10:00 PM - Dead of Night (1945) 103 min 12:00 AM - The Haunting (1963) 112 min 2:00 AM - The House of Seven Corpses (1974) 88 min 3:30 AM - Horror Castle (1963) 84 min Saturday, October 12 9:30 AM - Scream of Fear (1961) 81 min 11:00 AM - The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1961) 88 min 3:30 PM - It Came From Outer Space (1953) 80 min Sunday, October 13 11:00 PM - Nosferatu (1922) 1:00 AM - Vampyr (1932) 2:15 AM - The Vampire Bat (1933) 3:30 AM - The Vampire (1957) Tuesday, October 15 3:00 PM - Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) 107 min Wednesday, October 16 6:30 AM - Gaslight (1944) 114 min Friday, October 18 FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - Burn, Witch, Burn (1962) 89 min 8:45 PM - The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964) 82 min 10:15 PM - The Seventh Victim (1943) 71 min 11:30 PM - Curse of the Demon (1958) 82 min 1:15 AM - I Walked With A Zombie (1943) 69 min 2:30 AM - The Leopard Man (1943) 66 min 3:45 AM - The Window (1949) 74 min Saturday, October 19 5:00 AM - The Mask Of Fu Manchu (1932) 68 min 9:30 AM - The Devil's Own (1966) 91 min 11:15 AM - The Plague of the Zombies (1966) 90 min TOD BROWNING 7:00 PM - Freaks (1932) 62 min 8:15 PM - Mark Of The Vampire (1935) 61 min 9:30 PM - The Devil Doll (1936) 78 min 12:15 AM - London After Midnight (1927) 47 min 1:15 AM - Incubus (1965) 74 min 2:45 AM - The Hypnotic Eye (1960) 78 min 4:15 AM - Rosie (1960) 19 min Sunday, October 20 11:00 PM - Haxan (1922) 107 min 1:00 AM - Kwaidan (1965) 161 min Monday, October 21 5:30 PM - Eye of the Devil (1966) 96 min Tuesday, October 22 3:30 PM - A Place of One's Own (1945) 93 min Thursday, October 24 STAR OF THE MONTH: VINCENT PRICE 7:00 PM - House Of Wax (1953) 88 min 8:45 PM - The Mad Magician (1954) 73 min 10:00 PM - House Of Usher (1960) 79 min 11:30 PM - Diary of a Madman (1963) 97 min 1:15 AM - The Tingler (1959) 82 min 2:45 AM - House On Haunted Hill (1959) 75 min 4:15 AM - The Bat (1959) 80 min Friday, October 25 5:45 AM - Tower Of London (1962) 80 min 7:15 AM - The Raven (1963) 86 min FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - A Bucket of Blood (1959) 65 min 8:15 PM - Dementia 13 (1963) 75 min 9:45 PM - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) 134 min 12:15 AM - Sisters (1973) 92 min 2:00 AM - Spider Baby (1964) 84 min 3:30 AM - Village Of The Damned (1961) 77 min Saturday, October 26 9:30 AM - Maniac (1963) 86 min THE ESSENTIALS: MONSTERS NEED LOVE TOO 7:00 PM - Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 75 min 8:30 PM - The Mummy (1932) 73 min 10:00 PM - Cat People (1942) 73 min 11:30 PM - White Zombie (1932) 67 min 1:00 AM - Psychomania (1973) 86 min 2:30 AM - The Witches (1966) 105 min Sunday, October 27 1:00 PM - The Bad Seed (1956) 129 min 3:15 PM - Children Of The Damned (1964) 90 min 5:00 PM - Them! (1954) 93 min 12:00 AM - The Phantom of the Opera (1925) 90 min 2:00 AM - Diabolique (1955) 117 min Wednesday, October 30 TCM GUEST PROGRAMMER: GILBERT GOTTFRIED 11:00 PM - Freaks (1932) 62 min Thursday, October 31 5:00 AM - The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) 83 min 6:30 AM - The Mummy (1959) 88 min 8:00 AM - Horror Castle (1963) 84 min 9:30 AM - The Castle of the Living Dead (1964) 90 min 11:15 AM - Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1965) 90 min 12:45 PM - The Devil's Bride (1968) 96 min 2:45 PM - Dracula Has Risen From the Grave (1969) 92 min 4:30 PM - Horror Express (1972) 88 min STAR OF THE MONTH: VINCENT PRICE 7:00 PM - Pit And The Pendulum (1961) 80 min 8:30 PM - The Haunted Palace (1963) 87 min 10:15 PM - The Masque Of The Red Death (1964) 89 min 12:00 AM - The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) 95 min 1:45 AM - Twice-Told Tales (1963) 120 min 4:00 AM - The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964) 82 min










SONY MOVIE CHANNEL

FOX MOVIE CHANNEL

AMC FEARFEST 2013

CHILLER

HDNET

DUSK

SYFY

IFC

IMDB - HORROR

ALLROVI - HORROR



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That was in the shape of a knife, BTW.

Excluding Netflix and Amazon, everything listed is free and legal (to my knowledge).


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The following Roku channels carry horror films in and out of the public domain:


CHANNEL
CODE
Netflix*In Channel Store
Amazon Instant Video*In Channel Store
Archive Classic MoviesWSW1P
Nowhere TVH9DWC
YouTubeB8VVK
PlayOn*MYPLAYON
DailyMotionSNKQW
Movie SplashMOVIESPLASH
Hulu Plus*In Channel Store
Pub-D-HubIn Channel Store
Streamin' GarageIn Channel Store
SnagFilmsIn Channel Store
Inmoo.comIn Channel Store
CrackleIn Channel Store
JamanIn Channel Store
Midnight PulpIn Channel Store
VimeoIn Channel Store
Drive-In ClassicsIn Channel Store
Creepster.TV*In Channel Store
House of Horrors*In Channel Store
Movie Vault*In Channel Store
Epix*In Channel Store
ADCIn Channel Store
FlixUniverse*In Channel Store
EZTakes*In Channel Store
FlickStream TV*In Channel Store
BigStar Movies*In Channel Store
FrightPIXIn Channel Store
CouchCutter.comCOUCHCUTTERTV
Zom-BeeIn Channel Store
Pop FlixIn Channel Store
RetrovisionIn Channel Store
Cinematio*In Channel Store
PopcornflixIn Channel Store
FlixFling*In Channel Store
Something Weird*In Channel Store
Instant Watch Browser*In Channel Store
Warner Archive Instant*In Channel Store


Get LiveStream for "The Monster Channel".

Get Streamin' Garage for "Super Scary Horror Theater".

Get PlayOn for streaming Hulu (Free) and more.

Get FlixFling for "Full Moon's GrindhouseFlix"

Get Instant Watch Browser for easier Netflix browsing.

To add any private or beta channel that requires a code, you must sign in and go HERE.

* = Subscription Required


Note to Boxee Box, Apple TV users and the others:
As a Roku owner I'm only familiar with their offerings, but will be glad to add any info concerning the others if given.



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HELPFUL TIPS & VARIOUS LINKS



Provide a link to your list in your signature.
Review it. Even if it's just a mini-review, a simple thumbs up / thumbs down or one word description.
Subscribe to this thread for the latest updates (Thread Tools, Subscribe to this Thread).

Create a list in advance of what you plan to watch utilizing a site such as:
iCheckMovies | Listal
| Listology | ListPhile | FlickChart | Ranker.

If you're indecisive and can't decide what to watch next copy/paste your titles into the List Randomizer (via random.org).

If you're doing a checklist, putting it in a spoiler tag makes the list thread much easier to read.
Increase your coffee consumption.
Insomniac? Use your disadvantage to your advantage!
Work from home? Ditto.
Save the supplemental material for November!
Boredom setting in? Watch another movie!
Stay within your comfort level and try not to get too caught up in the numbers.
ENJOY YOURSELF!

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THE HISTORY OF HORROR CINEMA

HORROR CHALLENGE ORIGIN

HORROR FILMS - GRINDHOUSE CINEMA DATABASE

THE DVDTALK CHALLENGES COMPENDIUM

THE RONDO HATTON AWARDS

REDBOX FREE RENTAL CODES

NETFLIX FREE TRIAL

HULU PLUS FREE TRIAL

BLOCKBUSTER FREE TRIAL
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HORROR BY DECADE:

1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s

COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF 1970s HORROR FILMS

The QUINTESSENTIAL GUIDE TO 1980s HORROR

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HORROR SHORT FILMS:

ASTRON-6 | VIMEO | FEARNET | SHORT OF THE WEEK | SHORT FILMS HUB | ARIESCOPE
HORRORGENRE | ALTER EGO CINEMA | FILMS SHORT | THE ABCS OF DEATH

MOST POPULAR HORROR SHORT FILMS - IMDB
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MONSTERVISION WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS:

GHOULIES 2 | HOWLING III | THE FUNHOUSE
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VENTURE INTO THE LITERARY WORLD:

If you're getting a little burned out on movies, try reading a horror novel or novella.
Amazon and B&N are constantly giving away free eBooks ...some occasionally in the horror genre:


EREADER NEWS TODAY | PIXEL OF INK | E-READER LOVE | ZERO DOLLAR BOOKS | EREADER IQ


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STUDIOS / DISTRIBUTORS

Code:
Academy Adness Entertainment After Dark Films Alpha Blue Archives American International Pictures Amicus Productions Anchor Bay Entertainment Artsmagic Asylum Home Entertainment Audubon Films BCI / Eclipse Big World Pictures Blue Underground Boxoffice International Pictures (BIP) Breaking Glass Pictures Bryanston Distributing Cambist Films Cannon Films CasaNegra Entertainment Chancellor Films Code Red Commonwealth United Entertainment Compass International Pictures Concorde-New Horizons Critical Mass Crown International Pictures Cult Epics Dark Castle Entertainment Dark Sky Films Dimension Pictures Discotek Media Ealing Studios Empire Pictures Fantoma Film Ventures International (FVI) First Run Features Full Moon Entertainment Greycat Films Grindhouse Releasing Hammer Film Productions Hong Kong Legends Image Entertainment Imperial Indican Pictures Independent International Pictures (I-I) Jack H. Harris Enterprises Japan Shock J.E.R. Pictures J&M Entertainment Joseph Brenner Associates (JBA) Kino Lorber Lionsgate Home Entertainment Magnet Releasing Maron Films Media Blasters MGM/UA Home Entertainment Midnight Legacy Mill Creek Entertainment Millimeter Films Miramax Films Mondo Macabro Monogram Pictures Motion Picture Marketing (MPM) MPI Home Video New Concorde Navarre Entertainment NoShame Films Panik House Entertainment Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) Redemption Red Shirt Pictures Retromedia Entertainment Scorpion Releasing Scream Factory Seduction Cinema Severin Films Sherpix Shock-O-Rama Cinema Shout Factory Shriek Show Something Weird Video Sub Rosa Studios Subversive Cinema Sunn Classic Pictures Synapse Films Tartan The Criterion Collection The Filmgroup Toe Tag Pictures Tokyo Shock Trans American Films Trans World Entertainment Troma Entertainment Unearthed Films United Film Distribution Company (UFDC) VCI Home Video World Northal




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Extend it ...straight to hell. Try our Twitter account.
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Xbox users -- Have a Netflix Party:

Spoiler:
Are you a Netflix subscriber with an Xbox gold membership? Wanna have a NETFLIX PARTY?
If so, post your gamertag or send it via PM to The Man with the Golden Doujinshi.

SEND A FRIEND REQUEST TO DVDTalkHorror to join the parties.

Feel free to host a party whenever you want.
If you're watching something check the DVDTalkHorror friend's list and invite people!

Just go to Friends ---> DVDTalkHorror ---> Personal Profile ---> View Friends.
And then you can just invite whoever is online on that list into a party.
Recently, Microsoft updated the Netflix player on the 360. Among the changes is the addition called 'Netflix Parties'. Basically someone is a host and invites people to watch a movie together. Everyone watches it at the same time, and we can communicate w/ voice during the movie.

You need an Xbox 360, a gold account, and a Netflix subscription. There's only one catch: For right now, Starz Play and Disney movies are not allowed to be used for parties.

We can use this thread to pick out movies and times to watch them. We can try to vary things up.

While we can watch classics or stuff we've all seen, I think it would be interesting to check out stuff that the entire group may not have watched. We could even take a gamble and watch god knows what. I think even some riffing on intentionally bad movies could be good for a laugh if done sparingly.



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PRIZE DETERMINATION


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Random drawings will be held (via Random.org) for anyone who:

- Actively participates.
- Reaches the challenge's goal of 100.
- Completes the Checklist, Theme Nights or 31 Film Subset.
- Has participated in 5 or more horror challenges.

Not to mention:

- Answering trivia questions.
- The participant(s) voted 'most impressive list' as determined by you.
- Something else, perhaps?


PRIZE CATEGORIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.


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Courtesy of HamiltonBook.com


Prize Pack #1:

- Psycho II (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- Die Screaming, Marianne (Redemption Blu-ray)
- The Killer Must Kill Again (Mondo Macabre DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- A Virgin Among the Living Dead (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- Tentacles (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Love at First Bite (CD)

Spoiler:

Prize Pack #2:

- Psycho III (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- House of Whipcord (Redemption Blu-ray)
- Don't Open Till Christmas (Mondo Macabre DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- Demoniac (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- Count Yorga Vampire (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Halloween Horror Show (CD)

Spoiler:

Prize Pack #3:

- Day of the Dead (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- Schizo (Redemption Blu-ray)
- Alucarda (Mondo Macabro DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- Oasis of the Zombies (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- The Return of Count Yorga (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Haunting Halloween (CD)


Spoiler:



Courtesy of Celluloid Terror

COMING SOON


Courtesy of TLA Cult

- 7 Copies of Zombie Lake (Redemption Blu-ray)
- 7 Copies of The Iron Rose (Redemption Blu-ray)
- 7 Copies of Death Ship (Blu-ray)
- 7 Copies of Vamp (Might Madness Series Blu-ray)
- Clive Barker's Book of Blood (Blu-ray)
- Halloween III (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- Stephen King's Thinner (Blu-ray)
- Baron Blood (Kino Blu-ray)
- White Zombie (Kino Blu-ray)
- Basket Case (Something Weird Video Blu-ray)
- Apt Pupil (Blu-ray)
- Little Shop of Horrors (Blu-ray Digibook)


Spoiler:




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The Challenge Officially Begins Monday, September 30th, 2013 @ Dusk.



The Challenge Officially Ends Friday, November 1st, 2013 @ Dawn.

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2009 LIST | 2010 LIST | 2011 LIST | 2012 LIST

GOAL: To Sync 100% with the 31 Film Subset!


OBVIOUS ALERT: Some links don't contain a complete listing of all films from that specific sub-genre and/or are outside the horror genre altogether.



DATE
THEME
EXAMPLES
Dawn of the Challenge Bonus Hours - Criterion Crossover Equinox, Antichrist, Eyes Without a Face, Kuroneko, Island of Lost Souls
Tuesday, October 1st Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - 1963 (50th) Vs. 1988 (25th) Dementia 13, They Live, Black Sabbath, Critters 2, Matango, Brain Damage
Wednesday, October 2nd Cathode Ray Tube: Retina of the Mind's Eye - Made-for-TV Horror Movies Gargoyles, The Night Stalker, Dark Night of the Scarecrow, It, Bad Ronald
Thursday, October 3rd Just When You Thought it Was Safe... - Aquatic Horror, 2 The Reef, Shock Waves, Rogue, Pirahna, Dagon, Alligator, The Host, Jaws
Friday, October 4th Disease, Decay, Mutilation & Mutation...It's No Vacation - Body Horror Videodrome, From Beyond, Society, Altered States, The Brood, Martyrs
Saturday, October 5th Inspiration Courtesy of Life's Depravities - "Inspired By True Events" Horror Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Conjuring, Gothic, The Girl Next Door
Sunday, October 6th A Bit of the Old Ultra-Violence Nine - The Splat Pack: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 The Descent, High Tension, Dog Soldiers, Wolf Creek, The Lords of Salem
Monday, October 7th Blood Doesn't Always Run Red - B&W Horror Films The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Psycho, The Mist, Freaks, Nosferatu, Repulsion
Tuesday, October 8th The Gentleman of Horror Turns 100 - Peter Cushing Centennial Horror Express, Twins of Evil, Asylum, The Brides of Dracula, The Skull
Wednesday, October 9th The Monkey Did It! - Killer Monkeys / Gorillas / Jungle Horrors Monkey Shines, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Island, Dead Alive, Link
Thursday, October 10th Native Curses Bring On the Hearses - Native American / Horror Westerns Wendigo, The Manitou, Dust Devil, The Living Coffin, Curse of the Undead
Friday, October 11th Well Hello Mister Fancypants - Horror Comedies, 2, 3 Bad Milo, Comedy of Horrors, Hell Baby, Bad Taste, Juan of the Dead
Saturday, October 12th Headstrong and Ahead in the Game of Afterlife - Death By Decapitation Re-Animator, Cinemaphobia, The Omen, Halloween H20, Evil Dead II
Sunday, October 13th Burn It! Send it to Hell! Toys That Play w/ YOU - Killer Dolls / Puppets, 2, 3 Curse of Chucky, Dolls, Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, Devil Doll
Monday, October 14th Light on Gore, Yet Enough to Piss the Floor - Family-Friendly Horror, 2, 3 The Monster Squad, The Gate, Gremlins, ParaNorman, The Lady in White
Tuesday, October 15th Old MacDonald Is No Saint; Farmville It Ain't - Harvest Horrors Motel Hell, Ghost Town, Scarecrows, The Child, The Other, Axe, Critters
Wednesday, October 16th Slippery When Wet. Deviously Psychotic? You Bet! - Ice Terrors Devil Times Five, Christmas Evil, Frostbitten, Dead Snow, Frozen, Curtains
Thursday, October 17th When a Stranger Calls From Inside the House - Telephone Terrors Black Christmas, Don't Answer the Phone, 976-EVIL, Ringu, Dead Air
Friday, October 18th Some T&A, Innuendo or Not-So-Gentle Foreplay - Erotic / Sexy Horror Films The Vampire Lovers, Mania, Angel Heart, Black Magic Rites, Possession
Saturday, October 19th BatShitCrazy Insane...Exact Opposite of Plain - Psychotronic Horror Films Microwave Massacre, Killer Condom, Hausu, Mystics in Bali, The Stuff
Sunday, October 20th Tru Blood and Glitter-Free Since 1734 A.D. - Vampires (Happy B-Day, Bela) Blood for Irina, Lifeforce, Byzantium, Dracula's Daughter, El Vampiro
Monday, October 21st Reading Minds 1 Blood-Curdling Scream At a Time - Psychic Abilities / ESP Village of the Damned, Sisters, Eyes of Laura Mars, The Shout, Seance
Tuesday, October 22nd Singing in the Rain While Inflicting the Pain - Musical / Rock 'n Roll Horror Repo! The Genetic Opera, Rockula, Black Roses, Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare
Wednesday, October 23rd Tyrannically Thrown Together Threesome of Terrifically Tantalizing Terrors -
Evil Families, 2, 3 -or- Class Warfare -or- Occult Detectives
Spider Baby, American Gothic, Frontiere(s), The Loved Ones, The Purge,
The Norliss Tapes, God Told Me To, I Walked With A Zombie, Candyman
Thursday, October 24th They Slice, Dice & Gut You Like a Fish - Slashers, 2 / Giallos / Serial Killers Hatchet III, Footprints on the Moon, The Short Night of the Glass Dolls
Friday, October 25th Mysterious Order of the Hallucinating Horrornauts - Mystery Horror Films All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Ghoul, Spirits of the Dead, Martyrs
Saturday, October 26th Mass Marathon of the Damned IV - Icons, 2 -&- Sequels: The Prequel 1. Brew Some Coffee. 2. Abandon Sleep. 3. Watch Whatever. 4. Survive.
Sunday, October 27th Privacy Invaded. Retribution Contemplated. - Home Invasion Horror You're Next, Martin, The Collection, Lady in a Cage, Haute Tension, Inside
Monday, October 28th They're Here and They're Clear - Supernatural / Haunted House / Ghost, 2 The Uninvited, Alucarda, Insidious: Chapter 2, The Entity, Ghost Story
Tuesday, October 29th Pop Culture Phenoms That Can't Take a Hint; Employed By Sprint - Zombies, 2 The Dead 2: India, Nightmare City, Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror
Wednesday, October 30th Demented Debauchery of Devil's Night Redux - Demonic Possession, 2 / Satanic Satánico Pandemonium, [REC]⁴ Apocalypse, Exorcismo, Abby, The Pix
Thursday, October 31st Something Good Will Eventually Go Here - Halloween Related Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Trick or Treat, The Midnight Hour
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--- 10/02: Cathode Ray Tube: Retina of the Mind's Eye - Made-for-TV Horror Movies -
--- 10/03: Just When You Thought it Was Safe... - Aquatic Horror -
--- 10/04: Disease, Decay, Mutilation & Mutation...It's No Vacation - Body Horror -
--- 10/05: Inspiration Courtesy of Life's Depravities - "Inspired By True Events" Horror -
--- 10/06: A Bit of the Old Ultra-Violence Nine - The Splat Pack -
--- 10/07: Blood Doesn't Always Run Red - B&W Horror Films -
--- 10/08: The Gentleman of Horror Turns 100 - Peter Cushing Centennial -
--- 10/09: The Monkey Did It! - Killer Monkeys / Gorillas / Jungle Horrors -
--- 10/10: Native Curses Bring On the Hearses - Native American / Horror Westerns -
--- 10/11: Well Hello Mister Fancypants - Horror Comedies -
--- 10/12: Headstrong and Ahead in the Game of Afterlife - Death By Decapitation -
--- 10/13: Burn It! Send it to Hell! Toys That Play w/ YOU - Killer Dolls / Puppets -
--- 10/14: Light on Gore, Yet Enough to Piss the Floor - Family-Friendly Horror -
--- 10/15: Old MacDonald Is No Saint; Farmville It Ain't - Harvest Horrors -
--- 10/16: Slippery When Wet. Deviously Psychotic? You Bet! - Ice Terrors -
--- 10/17: When a Stranger Calls From Inside the House - Telephone Terrors -
--- 10/18: Some T&A, Innuendo or Not-So-Gentle Foreplay - Erotic / Sexy Horror Films -
--- 10/19: BatShitCrazy Insane...Exact Opposite of Plain - Psychotronic Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Tru Blood and Glitter-Free Since 1734 A.D. - Vampires (Happy B-Day, Bela) -
--- 10/21: Reading Minds 1 Blood-Curdling Scream At a Time - Psychic Abilities / ESP -
--- 10/22: Singing in the Rain While Inflicting the Pain - Musical / Rock 'n Roll Horror -
--- 10/23: Tyrannically Thrown Together Threesome of Terrifically Tantalizing Terrors -
Evil Families -or- Class Warfare -or- Occult Detectives -
--- 10/24: They Slice, Dice & Gut You Like a Fish - Slashers, 2 / Giallos / Serial Killers -
--- 10/25: Mysterious Order of the Hallucinating Horrornauts - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/26: Mass Marathon of the Damned IV -Icons -&- Sequels: The Prequel -
--- 10/27: Privacy Invaded. Retribution Contemplated. - Home Invasion Horror -
--- 10/28: They're Here and They're Clear - Supernatural / Haunted House / Ghost -
--- 10/29: Pop Culture Phenoms That Can't Take a Hint; Employed By Sprint - Zombies -
--- 10/30: Demented Debauchery of Devil's Night Redux - Demonic Possession / Satanic -
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Tuesday, October 1st Black Sabbath (1963) Bladz The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 2nd Don't Go to Sleep (1982) Undeadcow The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 3rd The Reef (2010) arw6040 The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 4th American Mary (2012) Darkgod The Discussion Thread
Saturday, October 5th The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976) islandclaws The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 6th The Lords of Salem (2012) terrycloth The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 7th The Black Sleep (1956) Mondo Kane The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 8th The Flesh and the Fiends (1960) ororama The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 9th Shakma (1990) Darth Maher The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 10th Eyes of Fire (1983) J. Farley The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 11th Killer Tongue (1996) SterlingBen The Discussion Thread
Saturday, October 12th Severance (2006) alyxstarr The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 13th Trilogy of Terror (1975) Dick Laurent The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 14th ParaNorman (2012) tarfrimmer The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 15th Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) rbrown498 The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 16th Jack Frost (1997) Trevor The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 17th The Caller (2011) DaveyJoe The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 18th Return of the Living Dead III (1993) The Man with the
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Saturday, October 19th John Dies at the End (2012) Chad The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 20th Vampires in Havana (1985) Dimension X The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 21st Scanners II: The New Order (1991) SethDLH The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 22nd The Devil's Carnival (2012) Gobear The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 23rd Blood Diner (1987) cwileyy The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 24th Scream (1996) shellebelle The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 25th Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) Doc Moonlight The Discussion Thread
Saturday, October 26th Psycho III (1986) indiephantom The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 27th In Their Skin (2012) jacob_b The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 28th Grave Encounters (2011) clckworang The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 29th Pontypool (2008) riotinmyskull The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 30th The Possession (2012) ntnon The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 31st The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) mrcellophane The Discussion Thread

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--- 10/01: Bladz - Black Sabbath (1963)
--- 10/02: Undeadcow - Don't Go to Sleep (1982)
--- 10/03: arw6040 - The Reef (2010)
--- 10/04: Darkgod - American Mary (2012)
--- 10/05: islandclaws - The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
--- 10/06: terrycloth - The Lords of Salem (2012)
--- 10/07: Mondo Kane - The Black Sleep (1956)
--- 10/08: ororama - The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)
--- 10/09: Darth Maher - Shakma (1990)
--- 10/10: J. Farley - Eyes of Fire (1983)
--- 10/11: SterlingBen - Killer Tongue (1996)
--- 10/12: alyxstarr - Severance (2006)
--- 10/13: Dick Laurent - Trilogy of Terror (1975)
--- 10/14: tarfrimmer - ParaNorman (2012)
--- 10/15: rbrown498 - Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
--- 10/16: Trevor - Jack Frost (1997)
--- 10/17: DaveyJoe - The Caller (2011)
--- 10/18: The Man with the
Golden Doujinshi - Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
--- 10/19: Chad - John Dies at the End (2012)
--- 10/20: Dimension X - Vampires in Havana (1985)
--- 10/21: SethDLH - Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
--- 10/22: Gobear - The Devil's Carnival (2012)
--- 10/23: cwileyy - Blood Diner (1987)
--- 10/24: shellebelle - Scream (1996)
--- 10/25: Doc Moonlight - Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
--- 10/26: indiephantom - Psycho III (1986)
--- 10/27: jacob_b - In Their Skin (2012)
--- 10/28: clckworang - Grave Encounters (2011)
--- 10/29: riotinmyskull - Pontypool (2008)
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Select 10 actors:
--- Angus Scrimm -
--- Asia Argento -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Bruce Campbell -
--- Bradford Dillman -or- Donald Sutherland -
--- Brinke Stevens -
--- Conrad Veidt -or- Dwight Frye -
--- Dee Wallace -
--- Elisha Cook Jr. -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Fay Wray -or- Edward Van Sloan -
--- Ingrid Pitt -or- Virginia Wetherell -
--- Ivan Rasimov -or- Robert Quarry - 
--- Jefferey Combs -
--- Jessica Cameron -
--- Karen Black (R.I.P.) -
--- Katherine Isabelle -
--- Ray Milland -
--- Tina Krause -
--- Tony Todd -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Hans J. Salter -
--- Marco Beltrami -

Select 5 directors:
--- Bert I. Gordon -or- William Girdler -
--- Brian Yuzna -
--- Dan Curtis -or- Pete Walker -
--- Dario Argento -
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jess Franco (R.I.P.) -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Stuart Gordon -
--- Tobe Hooper -
--- Wes Craven -

Select 2 make-up effects artists:
--- Amalgamated Dynamics -or- Rob Bottin -
--- Jack Pierce -
--- John Chambers -or- Joe Blasco - 

Select 2 producers:
--- Dino De Laurentiis -
--- Joel Soisson -
--- Val Lewton -

Select 1 writer:
--- Dardano Sacchetti -
--- Richard Matheson (R.I.P.) -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on BFI's 100 European Horror Films List -
--- Appears on Video Nasties List -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Cannibalism - 
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Death by: Chainsaw - 
--- Distributor / Studio: Shout! Factory / Scream Factory -
--- Documentary -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Film and at Least Two of its Sequels -
--- Film and its Remake -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Monster / Creature Feature / Godzilla -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: Spain -
--- Nazi -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Vampire -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

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).

Select 8 decades of film history:
--- 1890 - 
--- 1900 -
--- 1910 -
--- 1920 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
--- 2010 -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G - 
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- X / NC-17 -
--- 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



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IMDB ADVANCED TITLE SEARCH

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One film could fill multiple items.
Example: Dracula would fill one for decade, rating, actor, vampire, based on novel, and maybe others as well.
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Change "---" to "-X-" or some similar mark when you have completed that line item.



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One final last-minute reminder that the trivia question ends tonight. I'll be announcing the winner tomorrow.

Spoiler:


The Trivia Question.

This one's gonna be a variation on what we've done in the past only much easier. All you have to do is NAME 7 MOVIES USED IN THE BANNER. And this is out of roughly 64 images.

For the lazy:

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Hints:
1. A few images aren't taken from film posters.
2. Some films have multiple images (no more than two per film).
3. Occasionally a foreign poster is used.
4. Some images have been slightly altered.
5. There's an image taken from a film not considered horror.
6. At least 3 images are not from any movie.

Everyone that gets at least 7 correct answers will be entered into a drawing and Random.org will decide the outcome.

Submit your answers to me via PM or email (one entry per person).


You're playing for Prize Pack #1:



- Psycho II (Scream Factory Blu-ray w/ slipcover)
- Die Screaming, Marianne (Redemption Blu-ray)
- The Killer Must Kill Again (Mondo Macabre DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- A Virgin Among the Living Dead (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- Tentacles (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Love at First Bite (CD)

Courtesy of...




Contest is open for 1 week.

Good luck.




Also, I've responded to the PMs from those awaiting a reply. Sorry for the delay.

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What does 'With two or more horror legends' mean? Are we talking actors or characters?

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I'd say horror legends was intended to be 2 actors but I'd say if there are 2 legendary horror characters in it (FVJ or something like that) it would certainly work
Yeah, it applies to both actors and characters.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 9th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (Oct 1-31) P

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Originally Posted by Chad View Post
One final last-minute reminder that the trivia question ends tonight. I'll be announcing the winner tomorrow.

Spoiler:


The Trivia Question.

This one's gonna be a variation on what we've done in the past only much easier. All you have to do is NAME 7 MOVIES USED IN THE BANNER. And this is out of roughly 64 images.

For the lazy:

Spoiler:




Hints:
1. A few images aren't taken from film posters.
2. Some films have multiple images (no more than two per film).
3. Occasionally a foreign poster is used.
4. Some images have been slightly altered.
5. There's an image taken from a film not considered horror.
6. At least 3 images are not from any movie.

Everyone that gets at least 7 correct answers will be entered into a drawing and Random.org will decide the outcome.

Submit your answers to me via PM or email (one entry per person).


You're playing for Prize Pack #1:



- Psycho II (Scream Factory Blu-ray w/ slipcover)
- Die Screaming, Marianne (Redemption Blu-ray)
- The Killer Must Kill Again (Mondo Macabre DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- A Virgin Among the Living Dead (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- Tentacles (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Love at First Bite (CD)

Courtesy of...




Contest is open for 1 week.

Good luck.




Also, I've responded to the PMs from those awaiting a reply. Sorry for the delay.
Wait. Does that mean you were supposed to send a confirmation that you received our entry or were these responses to unrelated questions/communications or something along those lines?
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^No, just the one entry is needed. Those were regarding PMs unrelated to the trivia question.
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^No, just the one entry is needed. Those were regarding PMs unrelated to the trivia question.
Cool. Just wanted to be sure I didn't need to send my message over again. I wasn't expecting a confirmation.
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Watched my first stinker of the challenge: Hatchet 2. Bad acting (Danielle excepted), bad dialogue and - worst - bad effects*. It wavered between being funny and straight-forward horror, and was just a mess. Shitty movie.

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* The electric sander kill was pretty good.
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Watched my first stinker of the challenge: Hatchet 2. Bad acting (Danielle excepted), bad dialogue and - worst - bad effects*. It wavered between being funny and straight-forward horror, and was just a mess. Shitty movie.

Spoiler:
* The electric sander kill was pretty good.
Eh, I don't think Danielle was excepted in that. I really just liked Tony Todd in this one. The whole series kind of had bad effects, which does make it funny and somewhat enjoyable. Nice nod to the slasher genre.

I really need to start smoking when watching Full Moon pictures. It has to make these things more enjoyable, right?

And let's please keep any Walking Dead talk to the TV section so those of us on the West Coast can still come on this board and hang out until we get it shown here
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Thanks for the reminder Chad, I completely forgot about the deadline. I just PM'ed you my answers.
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I was all ready to list Gravity until I saw it last night. I figured the scary situation would be enough but I agree with the others that said it really shouldn't be included on a horror film list even though it was intense as hell.

Watched an interesting Se7en/Saw mash-up streaming on Netflix called Die. It's not great but it is terrible either. Some here may like it.
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I found that over the last couple years I've been watching 'Dead Set' (2008) every October because of this challenge.

I absolutely love the series and I've never gotten tired of re-visiting it.
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Dolls (1987) really surprised me; I was set for a questionable early Stuart Gordon / Full Moon dud but it was really atmospheric and well paces with some gruesome tidbits.
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Dolls (1987) really surprised me; I was set for a questionable early Stuart Gordon / Full Moon dud but it was really atmospheric and well paces with some gruesome tidbits.
I just watched it for the first time the other day and thought it was good as well. Another winner from Gordon
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Just finished The Stepfather. I didn't see what all of the fuss about this movie was. It seemed to have a cult following of some sort I guess, but I didn't see it that way. Wasn't real impressed with it. I had been waiting for a few years to get this on DVD. I really wanted the bluray but the price wouldn't drop low enough for me to buy it. So I gave in and bought the DVD instead a few weeks ago. It was ok, but wasn't real impressed.

I haven't dug into my Vincent Price movies yet. I've been waiting on the new bluray box set due out next week. I hope that I get it in time for the challenge. This is the latest that I have not watched a Price movie for the challenge and i'm getting impatient waiting for this set. I might have to dig into a few of his movies that aren't in the set very soon.

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Old 10-13-13, 09:45 PM   #16
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Saw Child's Play for the first time. Yes, that's right. I didn't expect that doll to be so big! I really liked the old school effects. Very well done!
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did a double feature today of 'It's Alive II and III' - 'II' was weird, made no logical sense, disjointed and had one of the most glaring plot holes of any movie I've ever seen - I should watch the scene in question with the director's commentary track and see how and why he kept that scene in, as it's a total 'wtf?' moment (he just might blame the editor ). Why this movie is rated R is beyond me - this movie nowadays would barely get a PG-13. For a film where the action starts to kick in at the 54 minute mark, that's not a good thing. Two kid actors who's acting (and line delivery) is simply atrocious has two of the funniest lines - that had me howling with laughter.

III was a hoot - Michael Moriarty is Michael Moriarty at his best, he's as kooky and as odd as Christopher Walken. The plot is better, the gore is better (and earns it's R-rating) and it's just flat out entertaining as II was not.

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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 9th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (Oct 1-31) P

Wow, Curse of Chucky really exceeded my expectations. Nice to see them dump the laugh-a-thon and return to its horror roots. And nice tie-in to the original, although can't quite say they pulled off making Brad Dourif look like he did 25 years ago. I think I counted no less than four(!) different endings (stick around until after the credits), and they were all extremely satisfying.

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Decided to turn off the baseball game early to watch some horror. Started with an episode of A Haunting on Destination America
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Old 10-13-13, 11:07 PM   #20
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Just finished watching Shakma, and from the word go I was glued to the set. I have a strange feeling that I've seen it before but then nothing about the film strikes me as being familiar. The one thing I wanna know is did everyone have microphones in their shoes? Everyones footsteps seemed unusually loud. Over all I found it to be pretty good. Yes I know I was late for the challenge which is ok. Had fun watching the film and that's what this is all about
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Just finished watching Shakma, and from the word go I was glued to the set. I have a strange feeling that I've seen it before but then nothing about the film strikes me as being familiar. The one thing I wanna know is did everyone have microphones in their shoes? Everyones footsteps seemed unusually loud. Over all I found it to be pretty good. Yes I know I was late for the challenge which is ok. Had fun watching the film and that's what this is all about
Check out the discussion thread, by all accounts it's more entertaining than the movie:

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/dvd-reviews...e-day-9-a.html
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Wow, Curse of Chucky really exceeded my expectations. Nice to see them dump the laugh-a-thon and return to its horror roots. ...no less than four(!) different endings (stick around until after the credits)...
Curse of Chucky was a nice surprise and I loved those endings too. Overall there were some great fan nods... hopefully we see more from the Child's Play series (if Seed of Chucky warranted follow-up then surely they'll continue from here). The slightly re-designed Chucky was effective too (larger head, flattened forehead). Curse of Chucky was horror "done right" slathered in dimly lit atmosphere and tension with a touch of black comedy.

I thought I'd re-watch Seed of Chucky for completion of the series and to give it another shot but now I'm thinking about just dropping out of the challenge in shame and disgrace, it really is as bad as it's reputation.
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The Last Exorcism Part 2 wasn't great, but still managed to be so much better than I was expecting it to be. Going in with low expectations paid off for me.
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I don't know if I hated 'Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever'.

I did love how much of it was in poor/bad taste and I laughed during most of it's run time for that simple fact. Too bad we'll never see the original cut that Ti West completed.
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did a double feature today of 'It's Alive II and III' - 'II' was weird, made no logical sense, disjointed and had one of the most glaring plot holes of any movie I've ever seen - I should watch the scene in question with the director's commentary track and see how and why he kept that scene in, as it's a total 'wtf?' moment (he just might blame the editor ). Why this movie is rated R is beyond me - this movie nowadays would barely get a PG-13. For a film where the action starts to kick in at the 54 minute mark, that's not a good thing. Two kid actors who's acting (and line delivery) is simply atrocious has two of the funniest lines - that had me howling with laughter.

III was a hoot - Michael Moriarty is Michael Moriarty at his best, he's as kooky and as odd as Christopher Walken. The plot is better, the gore is better (and earns it's R-rating) and it's just flat out entertaining as II was not.

What was the plot hole in It's Alive II? I haven't seen the film in years and remember being really disappointed with it when I first saw it. I agree that part III was a lot of fun and extremely entertaining.

Someday, I'll have to revisit the series, and maybe see if I can find anything to like in part II, especially those line deliveries you mentioned.
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