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Ideas/Suggestions for Next Challenge:
Recently deceased seems unruly with so many names and a lot of them don't seem to have big horror outputs, maybe trim it down to just watch a movie by a recently deceased contributor.
Remove 'masters of commentary,' it's too specific when most participants don't emphasize commentary tracks anyway.
Consider alternating out 'tales place on lake/water' because variety.
Be cool with multiple viewings of same movie.
The checklist feels routine and most people who watch 100 films might automatically complete it anyway, maybe alter checklist to include subtle things like grimy walls, white dresses, axe, flickering lights, or other tropes more like a scavenger hunt.
Maybe allow for multiple day themes - for example, there are tons of zombie or vampire films so maybe there could/should be multiple zombie days (or maybe an Undead week with linked themes alternating each day)

Future Theme or Checklist Ideas: Victims sleeping through chaos and/or sleep related, Mirrors, Takes Place in a Mall checklist item, Psychiatric Theme Day, Sealed Room theme day (a room or building that is sealed away is catalyst), Electronic voice phenomena and/or cameras/technology showing truth, Jocks/Bullying, Redemption/Soul Harvesting, burgomaster present, horror movie playing on television, dogs


Future Actor/Actress Ideas: Brian Cox, Caroline Williams

The Theme Nights Copy & Paste

--- 10/01: Farewell Texas Gentleman Who Took the Chainsaw That Extra Mile, You Directed Poltergeist; We Know Your Style! - R.I.P. Tobe Hooper -
--- 10/02: Radioactive Materials Produced from Industrial Waste, These Slimy Carcinogenic Poisons Will Give You Superpowers to Fly to Outer Space! - Slime, Goo & Toxic Waste Horror -
--- 10/03: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers/ Giallos / Serial Killers -
--- 10/04: Produced Carefully One Frame At a Time, These Two-Dimensional Abominations Are Nightmare-Fueled Versions of Modern Day Pantomime. - Animated Horror -
--- 10/05: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/06: Enchanted Forests, Men with Hooks for Hands, A Ghostly Woman Residing in the Mirror ...It All Goes Hand In Hand. - Folklore, Urban Legends & Fairy Tale Horror -
--- 10/07: Mindfuckery of Lynchian Dream Logic Style with Hallucinogenic Head Trips that Beguile - Nightmares & Dreamscapes / Hallucinations & Drug Trips -
--- 10/08: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Walking Corpses that are Undead!
Call In the Military; Shoot 'Em in the Head! - Zombies -
--- 10/09: From Scream Queens to the Final Girl, These Deadly Women Will Make Your Nightmares Unfurl! - Day of the Woman: Female Directed Horror Films -
--- 10/10: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 5 - 1967 (Gold) Vs. 1992 (Silver) : It Survived -
--- 10/11: Dusty Decaying Bones in Rat-Infested Paris Catacombs - Skull & Bones -
--- 10/12: Some Poor Sap in the Museum's Egyptian Wing is Lying Dead ...Never Remove the Cursed Sarcophagus Amulet From the Mummy's Ancient Rotting Head. - Mummies -
--- 10/13: It's That Annual Event At Camp Crystal Lake When Teens Get a Little Perverse ...Meanwhile Crazy Ralph Politely Reminds Everyone You're All Doomed; There's a Death Curse! - Unlucky Charms - A Celebration of Friday the 13th: Black Cats / Broken Mirrors / Ladders / F13 Films -
--- 10/14: Intestinal Annihilation with a Little Arterial Spray, Add Some Gory Depravity & Blood Spatter... It's All In a Day! - Splatter / Gore -
--- 10/15: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/16: Print Media is Slowly Decaying. Two of the Big Dogs Unfortunately Won't Be Staying. - R.I.P. Fangoria / Video Watchdog -
--- 10/17: Friends, Frenemies or Just a Figment of the Imagination;
That's a Friendship Crapshoot Gambling with Your Eradication! - Friends 'till the End: The Good, The Bad & The Imaginary -
--- 10/18: Expectant Mothers Carrying the Antichrist; Their Freakishly Mutated Offspring Presumably Won't Play Nice! - Pregnancy Horror -
--- 10/19: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/20: Bela's Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires -
--- 10/21: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Belated, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Never Be Outdated! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Media Home Entertainment / Video Stores -
--- 10/22: Manufactured Tulpas from Unearthly Dimensions Or Maybe Evil Twin Siblings Just Hanging At Local Horror Conventions? - Evil Twins & Doppelgangers -
--- 10/23: Tonight's Forecast Calls for a 100% Chance of Unadulterated Fright! - It Was a Dark and Stormy Night... -
--- 10/24: Now Boarding: Your Ticket to Sun-Drenched Terror! - Coffin Joe's Caribbean, Mexican & Central/South American Cruise to Port Oblivion Featuring Hispanic Icons -
--- 10/25: The Shittiest, Cheapest Movies Mankind Ever Sprung; Some So Bad, They're Good ...Others are Killer Tongue! - IMDB Lowest Rated Horror -
--- 10/26: Goodbye Godfather of the Modern Living Dead & Social Commentary Guru of What Needed to Be Said. - R.I.P. George A. Romero -
--- 10/27: Hello Friends, Welcome to the 100th Anniversary of Antonio Bay! We're Murderous Ghost Mariners from A Leper Colony ...Yeah, We Can't Stay! - Small Town Horrors -
--- 10/28: Binge-Watch Parties From Beyond the Grave & Benighted. Beware! There's a Catch; Pray You're Not Invited! - Mass Marathon of the Damned 8: Horror Parties -
--- 10/29: Electronically Produced Via Keyboard from the Bowels of Hell... This Retro Futuristic Music from Beyond Is the Proverbial Death Knell. - The Synth of Fear -
--- 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 -


The 31 Film Subset Copy & Paste

--- 09/30: group vote - Cronos (1993)
--- 11/01: group vote - Arachnophobia (1990)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2017)

--- 10/01: Dick Laurent - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
--- 10/02: shellebelle - C.H.U.D (1984)
--- 10/03: ororama - Amer (2009)
--- 10/04: clckworang - Mad Monster Party? (1967)
--- 10/05: Darkgod - Bad Moon (1996)
--- 10/06: hbsvb - Candyman (1992)
--- 10/07: Gobear - The Void (2016)
--- 10/08: arw6040 - Train to Busan (2016)
--- 10/09: jacob_b - Raw (2016)
--- 10/10: nezumi - Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
Highway to Hell (1992)
--- 10/11: rbrown498 - The Screaming Skull (1958)
--- 10/12: Trevor - Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
--- 10/13: tarfrimmer - Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
--- 10/14: Chad - One Dark Night (1982)
--- 10/15: Mondo Kane - Tales of Halloween (2015)
--- 10/16: Bladz - Martyrs (2008)
--- 10/17: mallratcal - Pin (1988)
--- 10/18: numbercrunch - Seeding of a Ghost [Zhong gui] (1983)
--- 10/19: pacaway - Under the Shadow (2016)
--- 10/20: Shack - Ganja & Hess (1973)
--- 10/21: The Man with the
Golden Doujinshi - Day of the Dead (1985)
--- 10/22: Undeadcow - +1 (2013)
--- 10/23: TheBigDave - Dolls (1987)
--- 10/24: alyxstarr - Alucarda (1977)
--- 10/25: WillieMLF - Hobgoblins (1988)
--- 10/26: PCBreakdown - The Crazies (1973)
--- 10/27: DaveyJoe - Messiah of Evil (1973)
--- 10/28: SethDLH - The Initiation (1984)
--- 10/29: Darth Maher - The Fog (1980)
--- 10/30: SterlingBen - Witchtrap (1989)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Ghostwatch (1992)


The Checklist Copy & Paste

Select 10 actors:
--- Kevin Bacon -
--- Tobin Bell -
--- Michael Biehn -
--- Doug Bradley -
--- Veronica Cartwright -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Jocelin Donahue -
--- Brad Dourif -
--- Ethan Embry -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Brea Grant -
--- Kane Hodder -
--- Elizabeth Kaitan -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Rose McGowan -
--- R.A. Mihailoff -
--- Dina Myer -
--- Meg Tilly -
--- Mary Elizabeth Winstead -

Select 5 recently deceased actors -or- directors
--- Don Calfa -
--- John Vulich -
--- Ted V. Mikels -
--- John Zacherle -
--- William Peter Blatty -
--- Carrie Fisher -
--- Miguel Ferrer -
--- John Hurt -
--- Bill Paxton -
--- Robert Day -
--- Alessandro Alessandroni -
--- Michael Parks -
--- Adam West -
--- George A. Romero -
--- John Heard -
--- Sam Shepard -
--- Robert Hardy -
--- Haruo Nakajima -
--- Sonny Landham -
--- Jay Thomas -
--- Tobe Hooper -
--- Martin Landau -
--- Harry Dean Stanton -
--- Bernie Casey -
--- Hugh Hefner -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Antón García Abril -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Daniel Licht -
--- Harry Manfredini -

Select 5 directors:
--- Dario Argento -
--- Don Coscarelli -
--- David DeCoteau -
--- Mike Flanagan -
--- Tom Holland -
--- Mary Lambert -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Steve Miner -
--- James Wan -
--- Adam Wingard -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Patrick Baxter -
--- Jason Collins -
--- Mark Shostrom -
--- Bud Westmore -

Select 2 producers:
--- Bradley Fuller -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -
--- Roy Lee -
--- Lloyd Kaufman -

Select 2 writers:
--- Jaume Balagueró -
--- Robert Bloch -
--- Jack Ketchum -
--- H.P. Lovecraft -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on BFI's 100 European Horror Films List -
--- Appears on Video Nasties List -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Universal Monsters Movie -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Death by: Fire -
--- Distributor / Studio: Vinegar Syndrome -
--- Documentary -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- K-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: China -
--- Nazi -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Vampire -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- 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 -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- 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 a Barbara (Steele, Crampton, Hershey, Shelley) -
--- Features music by Richard Band -
--- Was made in the 1950s -
--- Features a Disembodied / Possessed Hand -
--- Was written by Jimmy Sangster -
--- Features a solar eclipse -
--- Has the words "It" in the title -
--- Was directed by David Cronenberg -
--- Stars Michelle Bauer -
--- Takes place at a cemetery -
--- Features an actor who played Michael Myers, Jason, Freddy, Pinhead, or another pop culture horror killer in a different role -

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

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1942 (75th) -
--- 1967 (50th) -
--- 1992 (25th) –

Select 2 from the following anniversaries:
--- 15th Anniversary of The Rondo Hatton Awards -
--- 20th Anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Sci-Fi/SyFy Channel -
--- 100th Birthday of Santo -

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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Old 10-13-17, 07:05 AM   #1101
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Hammer did a few good mummy films:
The Mummy - 1959
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb - 1964
The Mummy's Shroud - 1967
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb - 1971
What the...I don't think I even knew this movie existed. Some Hammer fan I am. Now I have to get it!

(Watched Zombie's Halloween 2 last night. 'Nuff said.)
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For kicking off the viewing for today, I started with a couple more episodes of Witchblade. My family is gone for a lot of the day today, so I get a lot of time to watch TV.
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I watched it for the summer sci-fi/fantasy challenge. Here's what I wrote in that thread (didn't get any responses ):

Has anyone else seen the movie Evolution (2015 French art-house sci-fi/fantasy/horror, not the 2001 David Duchovny sci-fi/comedy). Just watched it on Netflix and trying to digest what I just saw. Looking at general comments online, it doesn't seem like anyone has any good answers. Which may very well be what the filmmaker intended.

Like the filmmaker's previous film, Innocence, there's the sense of a metaphorical look at puberty within the trappings of a mystery/fantasy/horror/sci-fi story (this time focusing on young boys instead of young girls). Like Eraserhead, there's a nightmare-like non-logic dealing with body horror. And at only 80 minutes, I can forgive the experimentalism and lack of plot cohesion. What I could make out of the story was [don't read if you haven't seen it, unless you want to be massively spoiled]:
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So we have these women tending to pubescent boys on an isolated island. But the women seem to be non-human (with starfish suckers on their backs and the ability to breath underwater). What are they doing to the boys? They're feeding them this nasty food of what looks like worms and seaweed and doing a surgical procedure that impregnates the boys (which also makes them sickly). The boys give birth via C-section to these fish-like infants (the infant version of the woman-creatures?) before dying. One "mother" helps the main boy character escape to civilization at the end.

What about the title (Evolution)? Is it this hybrid species of human and sea creature that these boys are giving birth to? Are the boys even genetically contributing, or are they just carriers? What about the starfish? Is there something to that imagery besides being a sea creature with suckers like the women have? Starfish have some interesting mechanisms of reproduction. Most know about their ability to regenerate. But starfish are rather ambiguous when it comes to sexual reproduction. Some species can be male and female at the same time. Others can start as one sex and completely change to the other sex.
I just wanted to give a brief thought on Evolution. I actually really enjoyed it.
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I was under the impression that the boys were 'starfish', as the image is so prevalent. The surgical light is the starfish reflected in his eyes. He sees starfish repeatedly, and he has one as a 'pet'. The women are octopuses. They feed the boys what looks like squid ink pasta, and she medicates him with squid ink. They have suckers on their backs. When then nurse and boy draw, they respectively draw squid-like and starfish. It seems much more predatory/parasitic, with the boys never making it to manhood. I thought starfish used asexual reproduction. The women no longer have a need for men, but they need hosts (boys) to propagate their spawn.

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I'm getting back to my horror movie watching after getting distracted in other threads here. Happy Friday the 13th, I am on to watching part 4 The Final Chapter. I'm continuing on with the series in order today.
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You know, for a 7th film in the franchise Cult of Chucky should not have been that damn good but it was!
I was watching that the other night and my daughter came down at the beginning and watched it with me and she freaking loved it. So I had to add the other Chucky movies (except 4 & 5) to my watch list.
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Friday the 13th eight-movie collection is $13 at Microsoft. I have most of them on DVD but bit for the cheap HD deal.

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Friday the 13th eight-movie collection is $13 at Microsoft. I have most of them on DVD but bit for the cheap HD deal.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/stor...n/8d6kgwxh4tgv
Its fun watching the complete bluray collection, everyone complained when it came out that it was just a reprint of the DE dvds, and they didn't have the unrated cuts of all the movies. The set is now out of print and worth over $500 new on Amazon.
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This is usually my favorite day of the entire challenge. The Friday and Elm Street series, two of my favorites. Will take me into tomorrow, but I never get tired of them.

That said, I've always assumed that the Elm Street movies take place in Ohio because Freddy's Dead says so, but there's palm trees in the original. Was this a retcon done by Freddy's Dead and the original Elm Street was originally supposed to be set in California? I don't know why I've never questioned this before.
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Watching Friday the 13th part deux. These movies really deliver the goods as you might expect. I can't remember seeing this one but my expectations are present!
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Watching Friday the 13th part deux. These movies really deliver the goods as you might expect. I can't remember seeing this one but my expectations are present!
Baghead Jason really looks the best out of all the Reiterations of the Character. Out of the earlier entries, part 2 really is the best, and has some of the coolest kills.
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Last night, I got together with friends and we watched Christine. Though I'm not particularly drawn to cars or car culture (I drive a Prius - the unsexiest of vehicles), the movie works for me. I think many of us have had unhealthy obsessions or addictions at some point in our lives that can take over and alienate those around us. The horror comes from how possessive and controlling those obsessions can become with us realizing. Carpenter and his team are able to take a silly premise and make it feel real and unsettling. Also, with all the recent outings of powerful man as serial sexual predators, the relationship between the main character and his girlfriend really resonates. Arnie doesn't seem that misogynistic - especially when compared with some of the men around him - but as soon as he gains some confidence and power, he becomes a bully who mentally abuses his girlfriend. It is chilling to watch.

Unfortunately, I had to go to bed halfway through Universal's The Mummy. Hopefully, I can finish it up this evening and explore more of my new Mummy BD set! I told myself that I wasn't going to upgrade, but I couldn't help myself when the set was $20.
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I do not like the Friday the 13th or Nightmare on Elm Street films at all... I found Friday the 13th to be more funny than scary (for whatever that says about me...).

I'm planning on cracking open my new BR upgrade copies of Evil Dead and Evil Dead 2 tonight (the originals) and follow them with more Hammer goodness...
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What the...I don't think I even knew this movie existed. Some Hammer fan I am. Now I have to get it!
Glad to have helped your addiction!

Here's my list of Hammer films (I own a copy of most of them - just missing 5). What else are you missing?
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Frankenstein:
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957, Terence Fisher)
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958, Terence Fisher)
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964, Freddie Francis)
Frankenstein Created Woman (1965, Terence Fisher)
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969, Terence Fisher)
The Horror of Frankenstein (1970, Jimmy Sangster)
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974, Terence Fisher)

Dracula:
The Horror of Dracula (1958, Terence Fisher)
The Brides of Dracula (1960, Terence Fisher)
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966, Terence Fisher)
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968, Freddie Francis)
Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970, Peter Sasdy)

Dracula Non-sequel/Stand-alone films:
The Scars of Dracula (1970, Roy Ward Baker)
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972, Alan Gibson)
Satanic Rites of Dracula (aka Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride) (1973)
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

Mummy:
The Mummy (1959, Terence Fisher)
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1965, Michael Carreras)
The Mummy's Shroud (1967, John Gilling)
Blood From the Mummy's Tomb (1971, Michael Carreras, Seth Holt)

Cave Girls:
One Million Years B.C. (1966), with Raquel Welch
Slave Girls (aka Prehistoric Woman) (1968)
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

Misc. Horror/Sci-Fi:
Four Sided Triangle (1953)
Quatermass Xperiment (1955)
X the Unknown (1956)
The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas (1957)
Quatermass II: Enemy from Space (1957)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)
Shadow of the Cat (1961) (BHP [Hammer under another name] - no US release)
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) - Oliver Reed's first starring role
The Phantom of the Opera (1962) - Herbert Lom
Night Creatures (1962)
The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)
The Gorgon (1964)
She (1965), based on the novel of the same name by Rider Haggard
The Witches (1966)
The Reptile (1966)
The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
Rasputin the Mad Monk (1966)
The Viking Queen (1967)
Quatermass and the Pit (aka Five Million Years To Earth) (1967)
Vengeance of She (1968)
The Lost Continent (1968)
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Moon Zero Two (1969)
Countess Dracula (1971)
Hands of the Ripper (1971)
Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1972)
Vampire Circus (1972)
Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter (1974)
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)

The Karnstein Trilogy:
The Vampire Lovers (1970)
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Twins of Evil (1972)

Psychological thrillers:
Taste of Fear (aka Scream of Fear) (1961)
Maniac (1963)
Paranoiac (1963)
Nightmare (1964)
Hysteria (1965)
Fanatic (aka Die, Die, My Darling)(1965)
The Nanny (1965)
Crescendo (1970)
Demons of the Mind (1972)
Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Fear in the Night (1972)

Suspense films:
The Snorkel (1958)
Never Take Candy from a Stranger (1960)
Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)
Cash on Demand (1961)
These Are the Damned (1963)

Dark Comedy:
The Anniversary (1968) - Bette Davis

Action/Drama:
Shatter (1974)
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I wasn't planning on watching a lot of Friday the 13th movies today but after watching Jason X as an obligatory nod I dove into F13 V: New Blood and and really enjoying it. These look surprisingly good in high definition.

The intro segment to VI: Jason Lives is one of my favorites were Tommy digs up Jason's corpse.
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Glad to have helped your addiction!

Here's my list of Hammer films (I own a copy of most of them - just missing 5). What else are you missing?
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Frankenstein:
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957, Terence Fisher)
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958, Terence Fisher)
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964, Freddie Francis)
Frankenstein Created Woman (1965, Terence Fisher)
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969, Terence Fisher)
The Horror of Frankenstein (1970, Jimmy Sangster)
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974, Terence Fisher)

Dracula:
The Horror of Dracula (1958, Terence Fisher)
The Brides of Dracula (1960, Terence Fisher)
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966, Terence Fisher)
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968, Freddie Francis)
Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970, Peter Sasdy)

Dracula Non-sequel/Stand-alone films:
The Scars of Dracula (1970, Roy Ward Baker)
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972, Alan Gibson)
Satanic Rites of Dracula (aka Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride) (1973)
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

Mummy:
The Mummy (1959, Terence Fisher)
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1965, Michael Carreras)
The Mummy's Shroud (1967, John Gilling)
Blood From the Mummy's Tomb (1971, Michael Carreras, Seth Holt)

Cave Girls:
One Million Years B.C. (1966), with Raquel Welch
Slave Girls (aka Prehistoric Woman) (1968)
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

Misc. Horror/Sci-Fi:
Four Sided Triangle (1953)
Quatermass Xperiment (1955)
X the Unknown (1956)
The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas (1957)
Quatermass II: Enemy from Space (1957)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)
Shadow of the Cat (1961) (BHP [Hammer under another name] - no US release)
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) - Oliver Reed's first starring role
The Phantom of the Opera (1962) - Herbert Lom
Night Creatures (1962)
The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)
The Gorgon (1964)
She (1965), based on the novel of the same name by Rider Haggard
The Witches (1966)
The Reptile (1966)
The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
Rasputin the Mad Monk (1966)
The Viking Queen (1967)
Quatermass and the Pit (aka Five Million Years To Earth) (1967)
Vengeance of She (1968)
The Lost Continent (1968)
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Moon Zero Two (1969)
Countess Dracula (1971)
Hands of the Ripper (1971)
Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1972)
Vampire Circus (1972)
Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter (1974)
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)

The Karnstein Trilogy:
The Vampire Lovers (1970)
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Twins of Evil (1972)

Psychological thrillers:
Taste of Fear (aka Scream of Fear) (1961)
Maniac (1963)
Paranoiac (1963)
Nightmare (1964)
Hysteria (1965)
Fanatic (aka Die, Die, My Darling)(1965)
The Nanny (1965)
Crescendo (1970)
Demons of the Mind (1972)
Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Fear in the Night (1972)

Suspense films:
The Snorkel (1958)
Never Take Candy from a Stranger (1960)
Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)
Cash on Demand (1961)
These Are the Damned (1963)

Dark Comedy:
The Anniversary (1968) - Bette Davis

Action/Drama:
Shatter (1974)
Thank you for the list! I'm a huge fan of Hammer Horror movies! I think I have most of the things that have been released in the US, with the exception of the new BDs. I'm trying to figure out if it's worth it to upgrade.
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Last night, I got together with friends and we watched Christine. Though I'm not particularly drawn to cars or car culture (I drive a Prius - the unsexiest of vehicles), the movie works for me. I think many of us have had unhealthy obsessions or addictions at some point in our lives that can take over and alienate those around us. The horror comes from how possessive and controlling those obsessions can become with us realizing. Carpenter and his team are able to take a silly premise and make it feel real and unsettling. Also, with all the recent outings of powerful man as serial sexual predators, the relationship between the main character and his girlfriend really resonates. Arnie doesn't seem that misogynistic - especially when compared with some of the men around him - but as soon as he gains some confidence and power, he becomes a bully who mentally abuses his girlfriend. It is chilling to watch.

Unfortunately, I had to go to bed halfway through Universal's The Mummy. Hopefully, I can finish it up this evening and explore more of my new Mummy BD set! I told myself that I wasn't going to upgrade, but I couldn't help myself when the set was $20.
I wasn't going to upgrade either, but Amazon had most of the sets for $20, so I now have Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Wolf Man Legacy sets on BR. Also have that Universal Monsters Blu set, and the Legacy DVD bust set....
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Working my way through Ouija:axis of evil....

Is that Elliott from E.T.?
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I wasn't going to upgrade either, but Amazon had most of the sets for $20, so I now have Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Wolf Man Legacy sets on BR. Also have that Universal Monsters Blu set, and the Legacy DVD bust set....
I've purchased those multiple times myself. Each time I've said I'm done but they keep improving the releases enough to suck me back in!

I have singles of Dracula (2 or 3 different - lost track) and Frankenstein plus the Legacy DVD Bust set, the rest of the troublesome Legacy DVD flippy releases, the DVD Complete box set (better cases and single sided discs), the BR "Essential" collection (because I purchased a BR player and the transfers are improved over the DVDs), and now the new BR sets (for the much improved transfers).

I contacted Universal a month or so back to ask about BR Legacy sets for The Invisible Man and The Creature from the Black Lagoon.

They replied:
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Many factors influence the timing and content of our releases, and no plans have been announced for the Blu-ray release of this title. Unfortunately, no further information is available at this time.
Considering the rapidity with which they released the first 4 sets I fully expected these last two in time for Halloween.
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Baghead Jason really looks the best out of all the Reiterations of the Character. Out of the earlier entries, part 2 really is the best, and has some of the coolest kills.
I agree the kills are very inventive (despite one ripping off Bava's Bay of Blood) and I've always preferred it over the original, but best overall for me is a tossup between 4 and 6.

I think tonight I'll do a Tom McLoughlin double feature with part 6 and One Dark Night.

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Last night, I got together with friends and we watched Christine. Though I'm not particularly drawn to cars or car culture (I drive a Prius - the unsexiest of vehicles), the movie works for me. I think many of us have had unhealthy obsessions or addictions at some point in our lives that can take over and alienate those around us. The horror comes from how possessive and controlling those obsessions can become with us realizing. Carpenter and his team are able to take a silly premise and make it feel real and unsettling. Also, with all the recent outings of powerful man as serial sexual predators, the relationship between the main character and his girlfriend really resonates. Arnie doesn't seem that misogynistic - especially when compared with some of the men around him - but as soon as he gains some confidence and power, he becomes a bully who mentally abuses his girlfriend. It is chilling to watch.
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Working my way through Ouija:axis of evil....

Is that Elliott from E.T.?
I hardly recognized him in Gerald's Game.
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So, I know I am SOOOO late to the party, but I only got a Blu Ray player last year. I JUST discovered SCREAM FACTORY. They're like the Criterion of Horror.

Just snagged their Return of the Living Dead based on the extras alone. I wore the hell out of this one on VHS.
I'll throw a counterpoint out there with Arrow being more of the Criterion of Horror based on special features/booklets with all their titles. Plus all their movies resume for me, unlike any SHOUT Factory titles.

Last night I watched some animation short about a Mummy.

Tonight I'll be the odd man out by watching The Black Cat (Universal) for the theme from this set I bought 4 years ago and am just now opening https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Hor.../dp/B000WNHTCC

Then I'll either stick with the cat theme and watch Night of a Thousand Cats, "the worst film ever made about killer felines", or something at random. https://www.amazon.com/Night-1000-Ca.../dp/B000E5KQJG

Sounds like I'll be ditching it after I watch but we'll see.
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Whenever a creepy little kid asks, 'Wanna see something neat?' The answer should always be 'No'.

I didn't hate Ouija: Axis of Evil, but I didn't love it either. We really need to stop with the overextended mouths. There is a heavy taint by name association, and then there is this, which reminds me too much of the first movie:

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Tonight I'll be the odd man out by watching The Black Cat (Universal) for the theme from this set I bought 4 years ago and am just now opening https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Hor.../dp/B000WNHTCC
That's a great set! But I'm also a sucker for those older horror/sf films from Universal, AIP, and others.
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That's a great set! But I'm also a sucker for those older horror/sf films from Universal, AIP, and others.
I own that set too, just FYI The Black Cat in that set is not the Karloff/ Lugosi classic.

I was browsing on Amazon, and I saw this deal. If you don't have it, get it!

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Then I'll either stick with the cat theme and watch Night of a Thousand Cats, "the worst film ever made about killer felines"
“Worst film ever made about helicopters” too.
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