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Old 08-13-18, 09:52 PM
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Re: Pre-Horror Challenge 14: Building of the Optional Lists (Themes, Subset, & Checkl

Just wanted to give you guys a heads up in case you missed the streaming deals thread:

Amazon has some good Horror movies for $0.99 (HD).

Intruder (1989) - Awesome 80's slasher. Restored uncut widescreen version.
Amazon Amazon

Puppet Master (1989)
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Puppet Master III (1991)
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Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)
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The Pit & The Pendulum (1991)
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Vampyros Lesbos (English Subtitled) (1970)
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ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
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Atrocious (English Subtitled) (2011)
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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
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The Cat (English Subtitled) (2011)
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The Battery (2013)
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Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
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Sadako vs. Kayako (English Subtitled) (2016)
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Monster Brawl (2012)
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My Name is Bruce (2009)
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Mischief Night (2013)
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Discopath (2014)
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Here's more:
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Thanks. Had some no-rush credits to burn and gave those last two slashers a shot.

And highly recommend Cast a Deadly Spell, which is in desperate need of being Blu'd.
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One returning and the other a new addition ... both were unanimous...

The European Passport to Terror - France, 2, 3 / Italy, 2 / Netherlands / Norway /
Sweden / Great Britain / Spain / Russia / Austria / Belgium / Czech Republic /
Denmark / Finland / Germany / Greece / Hungary / Ireland / Luxembourg /
Poland / Portugal / Romania / Turkey / BFI's Euro 100


Prism Entertainment for the 1980's Video Companies Spotlight.

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Re: Pre-Horror Challenge 14: Building of the Optional Lists (Themes, Subset, & Checkl

And the next round of themes to make the cut...

NEW

Horrorspondents: You're On The Air

The Horrors of USA Up All Night

Take the Stairs! Elevators

Bloody Birthday Parties

Blood on the Beach


RETURNING

Jawsploitation

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Theme Nights Voting has begun!




  • This is for both new and returning themes.

  • If you've already voted, no problem. Just remember there's been quite a few additions added recently, so please recheck the suggestions list on post 5 periodically. Occasionally new theme suggestions are added after voting starts.

  • There's no limit to how many times you can vote, or how many themes you can vote for. The only "rule" is one vote per theme. You can do it in this thread, or if you prefer privately - PM or via email. Makes no difference to me.

  • Also, keep in mind that some themes have unfinished or better lists/links coming. One such example is the 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead, which will be cleaned up with hyperlinks directing to the main thread later if chosen.

  • Certain themes will have to be combined with another theme or two if they don't provide enough titles.

  • And finally, don't hesitate to share any last-minute suggestion submissions, which brings me back to what was said earlier -- recheck the list periodically.
One final reminder. Coming soon is the elimination round to fill the remaining open spots, and that's currently nine.
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Re: Pre-Horror Challenge 14: Building of the Optional Lists (Themes, Subset, & Checkl

After years of going without, we've finally picked up Netflix. I've definitely noticed things being added to the offerings, but never noticed if there's a heads up when things are going away. Do offering tend to stick around for a while? Can I assume most horror offerings today will still be available in October?
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Originally Posted by WillieMLF View Post
After years of going without, we've finally picked up Netflix. I've definitely noticed things being added to the offerings, but never noticed if there's a heads up when things are going away. Do offering tend to stick around for a while? Can I assume most horror offerings today will still be available in October?
Actually stuff expires (get rotated out every month) and in October those expiring items are primarily horror.
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Originally Posted by WillieMLF View Post
After years of going without, we've finally picked up Netflix. I've definitely noticed things being added to the offerings, but never noticed if there's a heads up when things are going away. Do offering tend to stick around for a while? Can I assume most horror offerings today will still be available in October?
How long is solely dependent on the licensing agreement they have with the studio, but most tend to stick around awhile. Unfortunately Netflix stopped making expiring titles available on their public API about four years ago, so you don't get the advance notice you used to. Nowadays it ranges from probably a week to a month depending on title. They'll let you know in your queue or the film/series page.

Or you can use sites like Expiring on Netflix and InstantWatcher.

And they have been known to occasionally yank some horror titles in October.
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Actually stuff expires (get rotated out every month) and in October those expiring items are primarily horror.
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How long is solely dependent on the licensing agreement they have with the studio, but most tend to stick around awhile. Unfortunately Netflix stopped making expiring titles available on their public API about four years ago, so you don't get the advance notice you used to. Nowadays it ranges from probably a week to a month depending on title. They'll let you know in your queue or the film/series page.

Or you can use sites like Expiring on Netflix and InstantWatcher.

And they have been known to occasionally yank some horror titles in October.
I see. Thanks. I changed my list to Manual, and now I see expiration dates which weren't available earlier.
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Re: Pre-Horror Challenge 14: Building of the Optional Lists (Themes, Subset, & Checkl

Amazon added a few more Horror flicks to their $0.99 bargain bin:

All Cheerleaders Die (2014)
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Phase 7 (2011)
Amazon Amazon

Rammbock: Berlin Undead (English Subtitled) (2011)
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Frankenstein Theory (2013)
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Suicide Girls Must Die (Unrated)
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Freeway Killer (2010)
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Most Likely to Die (2016)
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Little Dead Rotting Hood (2016)
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Beneath the Darkness (2010)
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Extraordinary Tales (2013)
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Thanks again. Burned some more credit.
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Yet another reminder that we are still needing 14 subset volunteers. Been stuck there for a little too long.
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A few more Amazon cheapies:

Chillerama (2010)
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Dead Before Dawn (2012)
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Citadel (2012)
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Hi all, been a busy couple of weeks for me but I just wanted to chime in quickly with some theme votes. Hopefully we can get more subset volunteers!!

Voting for themes:

Dogs/Bogs/Logs or Killer Canines
Audience vs. Critic
"Subjective Camera" Horror
Deadly Exposure - Photographic Horror
Playgrounds of the Damned
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I appreciate the posting of $0.99 sales on Amazon, as much as I love physical media it seems like a number of titles end up with digital only releases and you can't beat $0.99 for a movie.
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A heads up for anyone who purchased this and hasn't heard the news:

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My votes


Horror Movies in Horror Movies (characters in horror films watching other horror films on TV, in a theater, etc.) (ex: NOTLD)
Hyperlink search in progress... (??? titles)

NOTE: Unless a link is found, this is not one we can compile ourselves. Instead just vote for the very similar NOTLD 50th Anniversary theme.

IMDB Highest Rated Horror (with at least 25,000 votes):
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?gen...6&pf_rd_i=top& (568 titles)

I Spit on Your Garage (horror films featuring a garage/parking lot/parking garage/car park/mechanic shop, etc.):
https://letterboxd.com/holliehorror/...garage/detail/ (229 titles)

The Horrors of USA Up All Night (Rhonda Shear and Gilbert Gottfried approved):
https://letterboxd.com/noahphex/list.../genre/horror/ (212 titles)

Pasties, G-Strings, & Chainsaws - Strip Club Horrors:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls062951439/ (80 titles)
https://letterboxd.com/profondo_ross...-clubs/detail/ (86 titles) (166 total titles)

The Pen is Deadlier Than the Sword - Writers (horror films with a central character who is a writer):
https://letterboxd.com/holliehorror/...riters/detail/ (122 titles)

Take the Stairs! Elevator Horrors:
https://letterboxd.com/holliehorror/...horror/detail/ (113 titles)

Prison Horrors:
http://www.imdb.com/search/keyword?k...ef_=kw_ref_typ (107 titles)

Modern Horror Films:
https://www.listchallenges.com/top-100-modern-horror (100 titles)

Universal Monster Movies:
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/12596684-post246.html (88 titles)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_monsters (for the post 1960 remakes; 8 titles) (96 total titles)

Stranded:
https://www.imdb.com/search/title?ti...nded&count=250 (72 titles)

Dear Diary (diary or journal left behind to tell a harrowing, horrific tale):
https://letterboxd.com/holliehorror/...-diary/detail/ (56 titles)


UNDER 50 CLUB
Will need to be combined with another theme or two.

Masked Killer One Shots (masked killers not part of a franchise, or maybe including franchises if not too open):
https://www.buzzfeed.com/louispeitzm...2k1#.ucY6lqgGP (25 titles)
http://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/h...or-movie-masks (21 titles) (46 total titles)

Horror Films with Fog:
https://letterboxd.com/countrickula/...ema-favorites/ (35 titles)

R.I.P. Umberto Lenzi / Ulli Lommel:
Umberto Lenzi - https://www.imdb.com/filmosearch?exp...&genres=Horror (10 titles)
Ulli Lommel - https://www.imdb.com/filmosearch?exp...&genres=Horror (12 titles) (22 total titles)
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Just found this thread. I did the challenge last year for the first time, but started a ways into October. I'm happy to get involved earlier this year.

I will volunteer for a subset. It looks like you still need people.
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Here's my votes. Not sure if there's a limit to how many we should vote for.

OLD THEMES:
• Giallos (my current fav)
• Made for TV (another current fav)
• BFI’s 100 European Horror Films (I love lists)
• Based on Horror Novels
* Bigfoot/Yeti/Tiny Terrors (been looking for an excuse to watch "Abominable" and "Snow Beast")
• Blood and Snow
• Children
• Creature Features
• Hammer/Amicus
• Medical
• Psychic Abilities
• Period Piece
• Vincent Price

New Themes:
Studies in Terror (from the book by author Jonathan Rigby):
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls063140031/ (130 titles)

IMDB Highest Rated Horror (with at least 25,000 votes):
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?gen...6&pf_rd_i=top& (568 titles)

The Pen is Deadlier Than the Sword - Writers (horror films with a central character who is a writer):
https://letterboxd.com/holliehorror/...riters/detail/ (122 titles)

Grief-Related Horror:
https://www.imdb.com/search/title?ti...rief&count=250 (85 titles)

Necrophilia in Horror Films:
https://letterboxd.com/holliehorror/.../genre/horror/ (67 titles)

Killer Dogs

SUGGESTION:
This list is pretty cool. There're a dozen things on here I haven't seen yet and want to see:
The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
• LIST: https://letterboxd.com/gokuffy/list/...uve-never-seen/

• Video:
https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Movies-Youve-Never/dp/B00KADD33S https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Movies-Youve-Never/dp/B00KADD33S

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Chad, I posted a new theme suggestion in my "vote" post, but here it is in reply to your theme list.

The 50 best horror movies you’ve never seen (Shock Til You Drop documentary)
• LIST: https://letterboxd.com/gokuffy/list/...ve-never-seen/
• Video:
https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Movies-Youve-Never/dp/B00KADD33S https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Movies-Youve-Never/dp/B00KADD33S
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Thank you. That's brings us to 13 unoccupied subset spots.

Originally Posted by indiephantom View Post
Hi all, been a busy couple of weeks for me but I just wanted to chime in quickly with some theme votes. Hopefully we can get more subset volunteers!!

Voting for themes:

Dogs/Bogs/Logs or Killer Canines
Audience vs. Critic
"Subjective Camera" Horror
Deadly Exposure - Photographic Horror
Playgrounds of the Damned
Got 'em.

Originally Posted by Darkgod View Post
My votes
Ditto.

Originally Posted by jholmes View Post
Here's my votes. Not sure if there's a limit to how many we should vote for.
No limits.

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BFI’s 100 European Horror Films (I love lists)
That one is already on the list as part of the European Passport to Terror.

Originally Posted by jholmes View Post
Chad, I posted a new theme suggestion in my "vote" post, but here it is in reply to your theme list.

The 50 best horror movies you’ve never seen (Shock Til You Drop documentary)
• LIST: https://letterboxd.com/gokuffy/list/...ve-never-seen/
• Video: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Movies-Youve-Never/dp/B00KADD33S
Added to the suggestions list and as a vote for.
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The new Pupper Master movie is $0.99 at Amazon:

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018)
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The 50 best horror movies you’ve never seen (Shock Til You Drop documentary)
• LIST: https://letterboxd.com/gokuffy/list/...ve-never-seen/
• Video: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Movies-Youve-Never/dp/B00KADD33S
I'd vote for this one. It's a great selection of titles. And the documentary is pretty good too. It's currently available for free viewing on Vudu:

https://www.vudu.com/content/movies/...er-Seen/540051
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I’ve seen that documentary. Watched it last October. I enjoyed it.
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The new Pupper Master movie is $0.99 at Amazon:

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018)
https://www.amazon.com/Puppet-Master...dp/B07FS7B763/
Coincidentally Fangoria is hosting a live video-on-demand viewing party of this at 9:15 CST tonight:

https://mailchi.mp/fangoria/fangoria...1?e=cc0b78db55

Personally I'm holding off for the 4K UHD Blu-ray(!) coming in September and saving it for the challenge.
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