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Old 09-01-18, 11:50 PM   #26
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

**List Final**

Gems: The Maus, Phobia 2, The Sitter, Murder Syndrome, Discopath, The Demon Inside, Terrified, Stephanie, Fear Inc, Laddaland, The Cleanse, Forest of Lost Souls
Disappointments: Last Girl Standing, Corbin Nash, Lumberjack Man, Terrifier, Haunted House of Kirby Road, Night of Something Strange, Mayhem, Along Came the Devil, #FromJennifer, Succubus '68, Lurking Fear
Additional Standouts:
Spoiler:

Not necessarily altogether good films but memorable in some way...
  • Strangest Creatures/Frights [More Original]: Apartment 212, The Rake, Arbor Demon, Apostle, Blue Sunshine, Headhunter, Blood Beach, The Ritual
  • Stayed With Me [Thought Provoking or Puzzling With Merit]: The Cleanse, Dr Caligari, Possession ’81, Hereditary
  • Best Slow Burn [Holds Tension]: Pyewacket, Trash Fire, Alchemist’s Handbook, The Maus, Witch in the Window
  • Cheesiest / This Didn’t Age Well: Warlock, Demon Wind, Hellraiser: Judgement (Pinhead, he should just die now), Slaughterhouse Rock
  • Most Kinetic Fast Paced [Plot/Characters Always Going]: Night Watchmen, Blood Fest, Dead Next Door, The Devil Lives Here
  • Bullets Per Minute [Most Over Top Action]: Daemonium, War of the Dead, Predator 2
  • Prettiest [Most Scenic or Well Staged]: Happy Hunting, Predator (does jungles well), Gerald’s Game (excelled at imagery elevating a meh plot)
  • Most Effective Sound: Driller Killer, A Quiet Place
  • Biggest Surprises [Random/Unattractive Movies That Weren't Bad]: Slime City, Unfriended: Dark Web, Pit and Pendulum ’91, Mohawk
  • Scariest [Imagery That Haunted Me]: Terrified, Sacrilege (amateurish but struck me, unsure why now), The Atoning (gnarly shadow figures), Haunting of Helena (generic but the ghost stood out)
Summary Viewing Stats :
Total Watched: 226 items - 333 hours, 10 minutes (88.5 minutes per film average)
By Decade: 2010s 130 | 2000s 15 | 1990s 16 | 1980s 39 | 1970s 21 | 1960s 7 | 1950s 1 | 1940s 0 | 1930s 0 | 1920s 1
By Format: Digital 189 | DVD 1 | Blu-ray 35 | Theater 4
Average Film Star (★) Rating: 5.38 stars out of 10 ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰
177 First Time Viewings [78% of total]
1st Viewing = first time viewing [177 films, 78% of total]
Theme = theme day items [all completed, 107 films, 47% of total]
Subset = subset film [all 33 subset films completed]
September 30 [Criterion Challenge Crossover Theme Night - starting after dusk, 7:13pm] (5 hours, 2 minutes watched)
01. Ghostbusters (1984, 105 minutes) ★★★★★★★★½✰ Creative mix of comedy and supernatural. The UHD video quality made some smaller details I hadn't noticed before pop and it was refreshing to revisit. Format: Digital [UHD, FandangoNow]. Theme
02. Dressed to Kill [Unrated Cut] (1980, 105 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Stylish that flirts with daring adult themes and has moments of brilliance but falters with a (perhaps intentionally) predictable ending leaning into some dated stigma tropes that blunt an otherwise well directed thriller. Format: Digital [HD, Vudu].1st Viewing ThemeSubset
03. Suspiria (1977, 92 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ Glorious restoration makes the avant garde elements pop and the leering ethereal camera more impactful with a style over substance verbal exposition heavy plot. The score remains one of the most memorable.Format: Blu-ray [Synapse Films Restoration].

October 01 [Night of the Living Dead 50th Anniversary] (9 hours, 31 minutes watched)
04. Lifeforce ['Director's Cut'] (1985, 116 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Lifeforce smartly updates the Dracula mythos while keeping many of the core elements, dipping into scifi but with flying blood phantoms and zombie slaves. Some lurid trappings played so serious it's gratuitous without feeling sleazy and carries a gravitas. Gnarly vampire corpse effects. Some elements feel cliche. Format: Blu-ray. ThemeSubset
05. The Devil and Father Amorth (2017, 68 minutes) ★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ 'Documentary' about an actual exorcism starting with the oddity of the creative team behind 1973's The Exorcist hyping their classic, while apparently real it has some of the worse aspects of found footage with tilted camera work and talking heads without any real depth. The 'centerpiece' of a 'real' exorcism isn't as compelling as it's fictional counterpart often is. Some of the effects, like the voice, seem manufactured and the priest calmly repeatedly asking the spirit to leave or 'authorities' opinion on possession is ultimately too uninteresting and surface level - it makes me grateful for the talents of actual actors. This contradicts what I've always heard about the Catholic Church not commonly performing exorcisms so makes me wish for a more comprehensive documentary on the subject that doesn't hige on horror film writer pontificating on the nature of evil. "Do you believe there is inherent evil in all of us?"Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing
[Random Netflix International Film Double Feature]
06. The Secret: Suster Ngesot Urban Legend (2018, 98 minutes) ★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Throwaway plot with cliche imagery this Ringu-lite film wastes large swaths of time on extended games of 'hide and go seek,' with a lead that acts much more juvenile than suspension of disbelief allows and story points that get dropped. I sometimes think international films are interesting in how they repurpose tropes but this one just xeroxes from much better films. There are some attempts at being atmospheric with a large scenic house or a dimly lit hospital but ultimately no real substance and too many tangents. There's an annoying, slightly morbid, nursery rhyme that keeps getting repeated and must easily take up 5+ minutes of run time. Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing
07. Mythily Veendum Varunnu (2017, 88 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Apparently the title is the character's name, one mystery solved. Slow going at first but has an interesting 'indian' flair with woes over arranged marriage, dowry, and caste complimented by an infectious lack of grit. Invests in character setup and carries through 'frights' that blur the line between subtlety and low budget. Never especially intense or graphic but with some lurid plot that comes across as general audience friendly pulp. Ultimately too incoherent and scattered. Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing
08. Psychos in Love (1987, 88 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Proudly amateur film with a dark sense of humor that doesn't mess much with setup gunning for kill after kill from the go - gleefully cartoonish and 'adult.' Now I have the zany PoL song stuck in my head. Format: Blu-ray.
09. Night of the Living Dead (1968, 97 minutes) ★★★★★★★★★✰ Maverick social commentary shines with an isolated sense of dread that works better than any of the more obvious zombie horrors. Format: Blu-ray. [UK Netwerk] Theme
10. Laddaland (2011, 113 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Nicely draws in suburban family anxieties but to an inflated degree sometimes at a loss. So far probably the scariest film I've seen this month with more heart and melodrama than average to give it some weight. Format: Digital [Netflix]1st Viewing

October 02 [Studies in Terror Theme Night] (9 hours, 38 minutes watched)
11. The Maus (2017, 90 minutes) ★★★★★★★★★✰ Ethnic based slow burn interspersed with hallucinatory imagery playing on the Bosnian War (to the point I googled it). It's tense but not even really clearly a horror film for so long, nicely ambiguous with hints at terror mixing machismo and paranoia with sly situational humor played straight. Abstract challenging elements within an intelligent script. Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing
12. Blue Sunshine (1977, 94 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Grisly hair ailments and horrific in your face violence well complimented the investigative aspects and the hooks were intense enough to carry through the sometimes slow aspects. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing ThemeSubset
[Possession Double Feature]
13. The Secrets of Emily Blair (2016, 95 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Sleekly produced possession film that hits the right notes even if it doesn't break the mold from possession/exorcism films. Solid acting and some brutality keeps things intense. Earlier situational moments are more amusing (sort of exorcism sitcom) but as it goes along it becomes more cliche. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing
14. Veronica (2017, 105 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Tries to parallel demonic forces with secular details like loneliness or 'kids raising kids' in the lives of low income latchkey kids. It works as a sort of poetry where definitions are vague and themes are visible but some of it seems contrived or pretentious (for example there is literally a blind nun, looks cool but makes 0 sense and feels engineered). There are better possession films. Format: Digital [Netflix, Spanish language ouija one not other 2017 Veronica].1st Viewing
15. The Blood Splattered Bride (1972, 102 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Progressive relationship sexual themes makes this film that works more as a metaphor of female 'liberation' than as a horror film. I'm fond of 70s European exploitation horror and remember enjoying BSB more in earlier viewings. While I think this is a feminist film my wife commented on the plentiful and sometimes nonsensical nudity leaving me wondering if that contrasts with what I think the themes are or 'makes' them (women are either being sexually empowered or repressed). Format: Blu-ray [Mondo Macabro red case limited edition]. Theme
16. Headhunter (1988, 92 minutes) ★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ African tribal vibe is interesting but was done better in Ganja & Hess; here it's bogged down by an unconvincing police procedural with a fake Tom Selleck (you can tell he's not real because this one can't act). I wish more movies catered to mysticism, but not like this - this movie made me want to cut off my head.Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing

October 03 [Jawsploitation Theme Night] (9 hours, 25 minutes watched)
17. Corbin Nash (2018, 94 minutes) ★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ B-grade action fluff - the kind of movie where there are machine gun frequent swear words in place of any action. Strippers gyrate fully clothed here as an example of the tease in play with CN, a 'hero' so macho he has his name tattoo'ed on his chest. This is a poor man's Blade/Batman, if Blade where the kind of movie about drag vampires and 45 minutes of shirtless wrestling. It's unintentionally offense and mostly setup for what could be the most routine tv series ever. Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing
18. 47 Meters Down (2017, 89 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Underwater photography will never get old to me and this film has a nice murky blue atmosphere but is obviously shot on a well lit dim looking stage; I'm not a big fan of killer shark (fortunately this isn't really a shark movie) films and feel like this works best on the strength of character drama between the two leads - which is unfortunately shallow complaining about an ex-boyfriend for too much of the lead-in. In the last half the tension ratchets up nicely. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Theme
19. Blood Beach [Extended and Uncut] (1981, 96 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ I enjoyed BB in the past so looked forward to revisiting it's deliciously absurd premise. Rewatching it today the flaws were more obvious - some characters are out of place, a bit slow, but I still love the concept. Format: Digital [Thanks to Alyxstarr]. Theme Subset
20. Pay the Ghost (2015, 94 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Starts with the strangest most un-Halloween like 'parade' and 'carnival' and Nicolas Cage plus don't seem to emote very well about their missing son; but they better capture the 'mid-grief' phase after the immediate hit. I'll admit to sometimes having a soft spot for PG13 rated horror movies that play out more like 'dark fantasy' and while there's no compelling reason to recommend PtG I enjoyed it more than I expected as a fast paced travelogue though it's own urban setting in search of a plot and teases at frights just enough to seem mystical. I would have liked to see more meat to the 'lost child' theme with parental guilt, etc. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Subset
21. Jaws 3-D (1983, 99 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ One of the most mechanical lifeless looking sharks in film history occasionally pops out as kids mostly muck around Seaworld, it takes so long to get going and aside from what must have been a cool 3D gimmick in 1983 has little really going for it. The aquatic park is a cool setting especially with an underwater tunnel, I wish it has been part of a better movie. Format: Digital [Vudu].
22. Orca (1977, 93 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Works hard to establish that a killer whale is strategically blockading a port city to get revenge on a visitor and spends so much time humanizing the whale giving it a sense of agency that is unintentionally funny in it's extreme. Has some scenic scapes and a more abstract plot than usual that sometimes works as a cautionary tale of nature having value beyond to the degree it bends to man. Format: Digital [Vudu]. Theme

October 04 [Elevator Theme Night] (6 hours, 37 minutes watched)
23. The Lift (1983, 95 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Oddball series of vignettes about elevator death wrapped in a framing plot about a repair man investigating - it's campy and far out but with a premise that balances zany and evil well tapping into a fear of elevators ever self respecting human should have. Format: Blu-ray.1st Viewing Theme
24. Botched [Uncut] (2007, 95 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Humor is hit or miss and sometimes too 'cornball' but Botched has the most bizarre plot twists it's hard not to be captivated wondering what insanity will happen next in the compulsively original premise (the less you know the better). Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme
[Bad Parents Triple Feature]
25. Darkness Rising (2017, 81 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Standard haunted house affair with an awkward backstory about traumatic family history staying with a woman who returns to a near abandoned family home. Specters who have more depth and purpose than average; frights are routine and there's a good sense of mystery beyond just scares but some of it is so 'occult' it doesn't quite make sense. Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing Theme
26. Mom and Dad (2017, 84 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Leans heavily into extremes of parental anxiety and morphs them into horror tropes, it bumps against being shocking and adds more 'character,' than you might see in say a ravenous zombie movie, but ultimately neither satirical enough nor frightening enough to really deliver on it's premise. Some of the actors are better than average and I enjoyed bits of the suburban family angst but the horror elements felt uneven and premise too bizarre. Wavering between large scale epidemic and smaller scale family dynamics means neither one really delivers until the last half when it gets better but paints itself it a corner. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing
27. Mom (1991, 95 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ I was surprised to have not heard of a 1991 horror movie by MGM like this before... but then I found out why, not great - overly long for the premise and one note nature of the hook with fleeting moments that are more interesting and practical effects from the prime of the medium. The opening scene werewolf male has some of the worse acting I've seen yet and some of the low production elements show. The mother son horror dynamic was done more gleefully in Dead Alive. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing
28. The House of Deadly Secrets (2018, 86 minutes) ★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Straight forward 'thriller' with tame threats and secrets that are of the obvious, perhaps intended to be ironic, variety. This was not the epic haunted house movie I've been searching for and has a lite family friendly vibe (well other than the murder). Format: Digital [Netflix].1st Viewing
29. The Shaft [aka Down] (2001, 101 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Remake of The Lift that is much more polished - empty lobbies are transformed into elaborate crowd filled marble caverns but stays true to plot which is a simple one to justify the elevator gags. This one brings a bazooka when the original had a handgun.Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing Theme Subset

October 05 [Anthology Theme Night] (10 hours, 6 minutes watched)
30. Kwaidan (1965, 183 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Amazing visuals with vivid color scheme these scenic tales are well crafted but sometimes overly long emphasizing dramatic hooks that aren't always logical. It's possible I'm overlooking parts of Japanese history that would help me appreciate Kwaidan even more. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
31. ABCs of Death 2.5 (2016, 86 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ If you enjoyed the previous 2 ABCs of Death then I definitely think 2.5 is worth seeing - there's some crap segments in it but also ones that are zany and far out enough to be worth a view. My favorite segments are M is for Magnetic Tape, M is for Mailbox, and M is for Mom - which are handled in much more creative ways then the titles alone let on. None of the segments seem low budget or amateur and if anything it’s more the content that’s hit and miss; it makes one wonder how these can look so polished and indie films can sometimes look so indie. So many ‘push the envelope’ in refreshingly gorey or intentionally over the top ways it can be fatiguing (also not a fan of the poop humor in some). Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
32. Phobia 2 (2009, 125 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Nicely ambiguous characters and an intelligent script. Comparing it to over movies this month Phobia 2 has a morality 'come-up-ance' that is unfortunately missing in many horror films. Sobering twists in a series of stories where the characters are often ambiguous, both good and bad enough to be sympathetic. I can think of more than a few films that are missing some of the 'heart' in heart wrenching that we see with Phobia 2. Some great concepts with more depth at play. I especially liked the first segment and the trucker one (well also the film crew one, and the salvage one – which is nearly all). Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Theme
33. Tales from the Hood 2 (2018, 111 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Better than the generic cover art or duration since original lets on but it is preachy and too 'on the nose' with politics today getting weaker as it progresses with the finale collapsing into juvenile humor and cringeworthy near literal current event references. The first two thirds are refreshing thowbacks to when horror anthologies where more about light humor horror than intense weirdness; there's some occasionally uncomfortable social commentary but that's to be expected and a strength of the series. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Theme
34. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1985, 101 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Nicely updated some classic TZ episodes but many of these have become so iconic that this movie feels unjustly routine. The Dan Aykroyd wraparound is memorable. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme
35. Caught (2016, 86 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Cryptic missionaries visit a home in a film that mixes strange behavior gags with home invasion themes effectively. It's tense and slyly funny with an unusal premise. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].

October 06 [Zombie Theme Night] (8 hours, 26 minutes watched)
36. Burial Ground: Night of Terror (1981, 85 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ The lack of plot and strange low budget effects give it a dream like quality and those zombies are a gnarly mix of gross and low budget with extra points for creative use of maggots; the zombie masks are a.unique mix of obviously fake but scary and gross in spite of their shoddy production. I admire that BG doesn't waste time with plot and has a mix of gothic and zombies. Sometimes too cheesy for it's own good. Format: Blu-ray [Shriek Show]. Theme Subset
37. War of the Dead (2011, 86 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Smaller scale world war 2 zombie mystery hooked me in, it balances scope well by not tacking more than a small squad of characters and goes for the gusto on set design. It may be I have a weakness of occult nazi stories and zombies but this feels like the action horror movie I didn't know I was looking for despite it's weaknesses. Moody filled with burning cavernous underground bunkers but often obscured by shaking cameras; there's a fight scene where it's literally raining paper the whole time and those details are engaging. There's a lot of popgun bullet spraying as the heroes action pose, to a fault, and some of the shots feel engineered with unintentional pastiche. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing Theme
38. Peelers (2016, 95 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Amateurish is to be expected with a title like this, adds little new to zombie horror. It's hard to criticize a film like this that mostly feels like the victim of poor budget and indie aspirations but ultimately I didn't end up enjoying it much and there are other better movies that cover the same thing. Some of the effects approach being good but so much of it feels cliche. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing Theme
39. Scooby Doo: Camp Scare (2014, 78 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ It's hard to criticize Scooby but this one has so much going on it's hard to keep track, three monsters and a over the top technology camp detract from what could have been a cool romp in the woods - sometimes less is more. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].Subset
40. The Dead Next Door (1989, 84 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Scenes filled with zombies or other sight gags give this an epic scope and it's nicely paced. The effects are better than you'd expect. Despite being 'hd' the image still has a soft quality due to film source. Overall this one's a winner and goes into some of the physics of zombie outbreak without feeling like it's over explaining. Some of the religion vs science themes we've seen before but there's such as constant stream of action and the zombie squad is a really cool idea that it all works. Format: Digital [Vudu "HD"].1st Viewing Subset
41. Zombeavers (2014, 78 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ What seems like the stupidest 'college humor' premise surprises me - it's not high brow but it's not overly obnoxious and reasonably dives into sleazy low hanging fruit of sexualized characters and zombie critters. It's brisk enough and gets right into set-up without worrying about over establishing characters and dialogue is written in a more natural way where characters are more interested in cracking jokes than dramatizing. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Subset

October 07 [Universal Studios Classic Monsters Theme Night] (12 hours, 41 minutes watched)
42. Last Girl Standing (2015, 91 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Clever idea of following a horror slasher survivor after the ordeal, here it's handled with less flair such as the most routine villain. It jumps into the mundane without executing a strong hook, trusting it's own premise perhaps too much without supporting it as well with necessary setup or solid acting. Doesn't seem to have as much fun with the plot and the actors sort of sleepwalk through it. The dialogue is sometimes painfully over polite (i.e. 'gee I'm sorry I over reacted,' then 'oh it's ok, don't worry about it' erupting in way more apologizes on screen than kills or even jokes – it's like a new apology subgenre lacking whit or fun where everyone it painfully sympathetic or unrealistically rude). It's much less 'meta' and self-aware than it probably should have been wallowing in overly serious fluff – no shocks, no frights for too much of it's runtime. They could have improved to film to make it's last chapters a short film. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
43. Dr Cyclops [Svengoolie Episode] (1940 [Dr Cyclops] / 2014 [Svengoolie episode], 95 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Albert Dekker has an unique physique that combined with the spectacles looks imposing, not unlike a cyclops of greek legend (bulkier with obviously limited vision). I think his combination of scientific reserve and maniacal 'makes' the film more than the effects. The Svengoolie material corresponding with this, it was my first exposure to the horror host and was fun - Sevengoolie's a corny fellow but energetic. Format: Digital [thanks to Alyxstarr]. 1st Viewing ThemeSubset
44. The Mind's Eye (2015, 88 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Steeped in stagelight color and synth score this throwback film is like the spaghetti western of telekinetic horror, it hardly re-invents anything but very effectively riffs on stuff we've seen in The Fury or Scannerswith some gnarly effects. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
45. The Sitter (2017, 97 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Psychosexual without being lurid this moody film is slow paced but well shot and abstract, I could see it not being for everyone but I liked it a lot more than I expected. It's a slow burn that's at times too slow and psychological, which I found to be wonderful and even when things shift pace it's a well executed mystery with twists and over the top terrors. The trailer is misleading. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
46. The House With a Clock in the Wall (2018, 105 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ It's hard to be critical of all ages films like this but the type that goes all in on magic to the level of near constant fantasy takes some of the thrill out of it in my opinion. It basically starts as a comedy and never really recovers a level of tension despite some twists running off sight gags for so much of it's time. Overall me and the kids enjoyed it and it's refreshing for their to be family friendly season offerings. I'm not a big fan of Jack Black, he's masterful sometimes but often seems to play the same basic character and struggles with dramatic chops. The rise of a darker adversary makes things more interesting but editing could have been tighter.. Format: Theatrical. 1st Viewing
47. Son of Dracula (1943, 80 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ I've never been a big fan of Dracula stories (vampires are neat but the painstaking re-tellings of Bram Stoker's story get stale imo). It is interesting to me how Dracula is more of a real estate mogul in these than a fiend of the night and that one of his threats is to family property. Apparently this is the first time he is seen transforming to a bat on screen. Son of Dracula does an efficient job of keeping the same tone as earlier Dracula offerings but not being redundant. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
48. Split (2016, 117 minutes) ★★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰ James McAvoy performs well in a premise that seemed cringeworthy to me, the multiple personality stuff is no less over the top than I had feared. There is some grit and it's an ambitious premise but using real world trauma and make believe veiled as mental health as plot premises is dis-tasteful. Format: Digital [Vudu 4K]. 1st Viewing
49. Shivers (1975, 88 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Grisly premise that's far out and themes of civilization going savage make for an interesting theme. Dated now and perhaps not as impactful since biological horrors to the extreme of this have become more popular. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing

October 08 [Atmospheric Theme Night] (9 hours, 35 minutes watched)
[Jungle Horrors Double Feature]
50. Vinyan (2008, 100 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ Compelling mix of mysticism, travelogue, grief analogy, and trafficking cautionary tale that is scenic and cryptic but sometimes heavy handed in message while also being nicely subtle on the more interesting hint of lost children. I especially enjoyed Vinyan in the past in part because there's few movies as scenic as this with the jungles of Thailand and the abstract horror. Some of the preachiness eventually feels like it has more depth and gets abstract enough it’s more my style. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].
51. Hisss (2010, 98 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Excellent far out premise about a vengeful snake goddess shoehorned into a some giallo tropes that don’t quite work (detective trying to solve murders when all we want is snake goddess carnage) and needed tighter pacing. Didn’t expect ‘bollywood’ style film since Jennifer Lynch is an American director. Bollywood flair carries the film and while some of the effects are cheap and villain cheesy those doesn’t necessarily detrack given the Bollywood pulpiness. Some fertility issues are more in your face than typical but that’s on theme. Format: Digital [Netflix HD]. 1st Viewing
52. Mohawk (2010, 93 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Energetic and intense historical action in a cat and mouse chase between revolutionary colonist and Mohawk Indians. Tense twists and a great colonial forest setting make this film well paced and unique. If anything it's all wire tense mood and scenery without as much character setup. Format: Digital [Netflix HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
53. Ataúd Blanco: El Juego Diabólico [aka White Coffin] (2016, 75 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Scenic road chase movie with some odd twists that are distracting and random coming across not as surreal but as forced. The motherhood themes are potentially ripe but here there are too many fantasy elements that when there's a zinger twist the strained magical realism that proceeds it makes it seem too dreamlike and the imagery is too mundane to really sell the developments - like a made for tv make believe. Format: Digital [Netflix HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
54. The Lazarus Effect (2015, 83 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ The worst fake science mumbo jumbo obsesses these strangely casual scientists who cannot help but overexplain out way through the film. I haven't seen flatliners in a long time, but this feels like a pail Flatliner's imitation if Flatliners was about people who like to use initials to explain death and bore me instead of thrillseekers.Format: Digital [Netflix HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
55. Mother! (2017, 121 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Abstract plot that stayed with me leaving me thinking, it's bizarre and the less you know in advance the better. Balances mystery and metaphor well.Format: Digital [Vudu 4K].1st Viewing Theme

October 09 [Cheesy 80s Theme Night] (11 hours, 41 minutes watched)
56. The Zero Boys (1986, 89 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Surprisingly meta with more depth than is obvious at first glance, re-watching it there are a lot of horror conventions this subverts and slyly lampoons with heavily armed heroes vs subdued slashers. The pacing is more restrained than the Zero Boy's machismo lets on nicely teasing at horror rather than a high body count.Format: Blu-ray. ThemeSubset
57. Out of the Dark (1988, 89 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Routine thriller with nicely dated elements (80s fashion, music, slow mo, etc) it's sleazy with a creepy clown mask killer. Amateur sleuthing run amok with some nice gore and many leering camera swipes. The ending reveal is predictable and so matter of fact that I cannot tell if it's intended to play on dramatic irony earlier established. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
58. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988, 80 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Starts out with matter of fact campy kills and an obvious slasher but as things build it crescendos nicely into a campy gorey mess. I find that this and the first seem to get better as they go along and pile on the bodycounts, not necessarily through inventive kills but the dark comedy way things gel together from seeming routine to suddenly being more over the top. Bonus points here for not just being a retread of the first and it's gimmick plus some horror references. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
59. Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989, 80 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Starts with a great hook but get increasingly boring. The 'campers' are all obvious adults and the 'campground' is some of the most barebone skimpy tents in the woods, it's missing a lot of the social elements that helped the first two along and replaces them with a 'under privileged' and 'wealthy' camper model that does nothing more than cater to the worst stereotypes of socioeconomics. Some of the kills are unintentionally funny, the sort of thing you'd wonder why the victim doesn't just walk off or how a small tree branch could be so fatal. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing Theme
60. The Wraith (1986, 93 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ A road race movie with an over the top mean spirited 80s 'gang' updating drag race movies with a supernatural car; the bad guys are mean spirited to the extreme and since it's told mostly from their perspective is hard to relate to them. The setting is unique and unusual that the supernatural is the good guy. Not especially scary and more of a revenge film. Clint Howard is amusingly out of character trying to be tough. Pump up the 80s hair metal for this one. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
61. Slaughterhouse Rocks (1988, 87 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Slaughterhouse Rock was the horrible campy nonsense I needed; it's dumb and cheesy but that makes it work. Although there is neither a slaughterhouse nor much rock (unless you consider Devo rock). It's not a good film with transparent effects and a fashion challenged ghost over explaining the plot, but it's enjoyable. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing Theme
62. Murder Syndrome [aka Murder Obsession] (1981, 98 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ Impenetrable but stylish Italian thriller with a gothic atmosphere in a castle complete with ghostly footprints and a bare breasted woman being crucified while a plastic spider crawls on her. So far out twists and lurid imagery with a psychological minded mystery. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing Theme
63. Hands of the Ripper (1975, 85 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Slow going with period details I appreciate but a strained/elaborate way of connecting in Jack the Ripper with emphasis on an oddly too nice doctor, they should have called this 'The Too Nice Doctor Movie' instead. The flashing light device seems corny. I was promised this would be "one of the most gruesome Hammer Horror films every made," and there's got to be a special place in hell for that kind of marketing hyperbole. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing

October 10 [Birthday Theme Night] (9 hours, 24 minutes watched)
64. Happy Death Day (2017, 96 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Far out premise with lots of red herrings and plot twists but a creative sense of fun - if the same person dies multiple times in a reincarnation cycle, how do we rule that as body count? Format: Digital [FandangoNow 4K]. Theme Subset
65. Wish Upon ['Unrated Director's Cut'] (2017, 91 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Entertains some of the less interesting teen horror tropes - the overly elaborate house no one can relate to, the cool girl who becomes a narrow sighted queen ultimately suffering drama that is more social than supernatural, mismatched characters/actors like Ryan Philippe as a dumpster diver, newspaper headline driven epiphanies, etc. It's a cool premise but under utilized trapped in a small scale high school wonderland where the wishes are not grand enough and the supernatural chaos not intense enough - there are similar movies that better explore the moral toll and ambivalence of using a box that grants wishes at a horrible cost. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
66. The Visitor (1979, 109 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰ [hard to rate - frustratingly incoherent but wonderfully shameless]Oddball plot with artful direction. Elements of re-incarnation and entities called Zanteen make the plot un-necessarily difficult to follow but once I realized it was all just set-up for a kid to be at deathly at odds with her mother Omen style and to interject some nonsensical scifi imagery I enjoyed it more, a style over substance ripoff of other movies that turns things up to cosmic degrees - the best description is 'all of 70s horror shoved into one film' (credit to vice.com). I'm still trying to figure out what John Huston's character was doing (other than just representing perhaps 'good'), and admit I resorted to Wikipedia synopsis (which seems to overemphasize a satanic cabal I'm not sure was even there) for some of the plot before realizing it was better to not quite understand and just go with the vibe. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
67. Welcome to Willits (2016, 84 minutes) ★★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰ Amusing alien paranoia help stale stoner kid tropes along; there are stretches where no much happens so the character driven weirdness keeps things afloat. Plays like an overly long joke told in serious tone with a body count, I can't tell if it's a clever idea or a stupid one because while the premise is more original there are some plot holes and stretched conveniences (some flaws are shared group paranoia; odd proximity of kids). If it were not as stylishly directed then it could have fallen apart altogether and it's better executed than the premise deserves, a premise which hurts my head to think about because so nonsensical. Format: Digital [Netflix HD]. 1st Viewing
68. Dead Awake (2016, 99 minutes) ★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Draws out the super obvious premise, it's no mystery the deaths are related to sleep paralysis or there is at least a hint of the supernatural so stop beating around about it. It's like they did a remake of Nightmare on Elm Street but forgot to CGI in Freddy Kreuger; everyone walks around in a panic but there is never an especially clear threat. Format: Digital [Netflix HD]. 1st Viewing
69. Bad Exorcists (2015, 85 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Comedy with exorcism/possession as another gag in the chorus, it's nicely paced but more focused on teen comedy with part of the joke is how oblivious everyone is to the supernatural. Entertaining enough but never laugh out loud funny and at times hammy, flirts with holy watergun style cliches complete with dick pic jokes.Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing

October 11 [Dogs, Bogs (Swamp), or Logs (Cabin) Theme Night] (9 hours, 49 minutes watched)
70. Cujo (1983, 93 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Re-watching Cujo was surreal because it has been a very long time since I saw it; Cujo looks great in high definition. Cujo is a great 'what would you do' scenario. I think future films that 'out-Cujo'ed' Cujo with pacing and atmosphere; but not Dee Wallace who gives a top notch performance. Cujo has some great ideas that seem to fall just short in execution, likely suffering in transition from book to screen. I'm a fan of allegory movies that are filled with social commentary and Cujo flirts with that such as with the unfaithful wife and that the true terrors might come in unexpected forms and I liked that the first half of the movie really focused on suburban strife. When the rabid dog comes in the schlock takes over (I love schlock too) blunting some of the first part making it feel more like extended setup than anything with merits of it's own; left feeling like probably overlooking something thematic. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Subset
71. Lumberjack Man (2015, 105 minutes) ★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ So far the only recent film I’ve seen I considered abandoning. If films could wink this one invites you to a lame in joke the whole time - filled with awkward church humor and pancakes are literally plot points. What is Michael Madsen doing here? He does what he can with the horrible script but cannot save it. Characters are obnoxiously thin even for a horror movie and the things that do work are imitated from better films. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
72. Arbor Demon (2016, 100 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Hits the right notes with a moody couple going camping complete with some scenic landscapes and subtle paranoia starting with an odd dream about the woman running through the woods pregnant which gives a sense of mysticism to things and there are some cool twists with unique premise. Well acted and while there are times it's low budget is apparent it's very memorable. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
73. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991, 97 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Enthralling historical drama with Lance Henriksen commanding the screen as grand inquisitor and amazing period elements with much of the film in a cavernous dungeon. Some of the character elements don't quite work as characters sometimes act implausible/inconsistent ways. Format: Digital [Amazon Video]. 1st Viewing
74. Goosebumps (2015, 103 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ I never got much exposure to Goosebumps books as a youth and this was one film I could watch with the kids. It had some cute homages to R.L. Stine but aside from name dropping the series and parading elements of the books around it never really seemed to have a voice of it's own. It was chaotic but aside from sweeping chaos and book based characters never gave the sense it was a unique tale (it reminded me some of Cabin in the Woods, you could say this was as much as Goosebumps movie as Cabin in the Woods is a zombie movie). Some of the CGI was off putting and instead of fleshing anything out it just tossed in literally everything from the series. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing
75. Incident in a Ghostland (2018, 91 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ I'd heard hype about Ghostland so was excited going into it. It confirmed my suspicions that Martyrs director Pascal Laugier should never be allowed to write more screenplays. If your idea of plot is repeated gruesome facial brusing and 'tension' is basically roughing people up then this is totally the film for you. The twist is a simple one that is executed in choppy enough fashion to seem more complicated than it is, it's not unlike Martyrs where is depends on some twist to redeem it and the twist is weakly executed. There are some 'wtf' moments and imagery is occasionally jarring or interesting, but it rings hollow. Some of the cryptic elements are nice but they're overcooked. I did look into reviews/interpretations of Ghostland after watching it and couldn't find anything that changed my mind. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing

October 12 [Apocalyptic Theme Night] (8 hours, 51 minutes watched)
76. A Quiet Place (2018, 91 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Really enjoyed the unusual setup of this and the creatures are very well done. The premise is a bit far out and feels engineered for this type of 'silent film' style to the point of being a little pretentious but so well paced and atmospheric that it's standout. The silence is 'deafening' much of the time with near total sound blackout and that felt immersive, the subtle sound design is the real hero here. Regarding word of a sequel, this is a really good film but the premise itself it probably one of it's weaker qualities and I cannot see another installment being as effectively executed - sometimes less is more.. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
77. Carriers (2009, 85 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Conventional post apocalyptic premise that veers more into morality than most and focused on slow burn simmering personal conflicts. This is like 28 Days Later's more philosophical cousin. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
78. Monster at the Nudist Colony (2015, 76 minutes) ★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Felt like something stupid and trashy; the 'monster' is a horrible gorilla suit and this misrepresents nudists as people who are constantly intertwined in softcore acts (some of which seem physically improbable - more like humping someone's belly button) - I was a little disappointed it didn't even really try to be a movie but probably should have known better. Format: Digital [Amazon Video]. 1st Viewing
79. Discopath (2013, 82 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Discopath has an outrageous premise of a killer triggered by disco music but is handled in such a subtle way it's quiet a good thriller, it's the best kind of pastiche filmed in a vintage looking soft style and handled in a way that even the most campy over the top kill segment is engaging. There is an enthralling use of sound without a lot of frivolous dialogue and lots of background music punctuated by periods of silence. I'm at the point in the challenge where I'm looking for offbeat comedies that are a bit more upbeat, I cannot say Discopath was it given it was a bit more intense/gorey. Format: Digital [Amazon Video]. 1st Viewing
80. Lurking Fear (2013, 82 minutes) ★★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰ Potentially cool monster fiend movie spoiled by cramming way too much into it's funtime, literally everyone have a backstory and it's overly elaborate to where the horror elements take a sideline to a strange graveyard heist plot. Nicely campy in places but just lacks direction in trying to do so much, and when the horrors are in play they seem half backed with a 'twist' that's predictable - one one scene the ghoul is seen in the background just sitting there watching, like a lost extra, which is a good metaphor for how aimless Lurking Fear is. Format: Digital [Amazon Video]. 1st Viewing
81. Monster Family (2017, 96 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ CGI is a step up from what I've seen in many other films like this, vibrant colors and good detail flesh out uninspirited designed. It's like a b-movie Hotel Transylvania and is a little choppy and predictable, neither scenic enough nor funny enough to be much effective and lacking the energy of it's more entertaining big screen ilk. Fart jokes abound and there's an odd emphasis on how parents can be unhappy with themes of considering adultery that seem to not make much sense in context of a family film.Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing
82. Mindwarp (1992, 95 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Like a caveman mutant version of The Matrix this is remarkably dated and low budget seeming but really goes all in on the post-apocalyptic gleefully embracing rubber masks and makeshift clothes of our future wasteland. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing Theme

October 13 [Apocalyptic Theme Night] (8 hours, 34 minutes watched)
83. Inside (2007, 85 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Inside is an effective and well executed thriller pulling on parental fears and home invasion elements. There is good tension and it doesn't shy away from gore, it is relentlessly bleak in color tone and in theme. There are a few elements that are awkward, looking cool but don't make sense when you think about it. Some of the effects are dated now. Inside is a nearly a modern classic that has gotten some acclaim but is too often overlooked. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme Subset
84. Constantine: City of Demons (2018, 90 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Cartoon demon on demon fighting action fills the screen in a tale of a child's lost soul - it's not weird enough to be surreal, but weird enough that it's rules/structure are unpredictable and the script interjects some twists that work well. Format: Digital [FandangoNow 4K].1st Viewing
85. Die Marquise Von Sade [Soft Edition] (1976, 70 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Lurid sexual antics of twin sisters, one of whom consumes the essence of her mates but feels not pleasure - which is instead felt by her twin in an odd twist on Dorian Gray. Poetically framed with some arthouse elements (like Lina Romay literally eating a flower). It's got a plot so abstract that it could seem slow, and I looked up some interpretations of it one - I liked the gutsy theme and it dives head first into exploitation cinema.Format: Digital [Amazon Video].1st Viewing Theme Theme
86. Inside (2016, 89 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Remake tones down the gore and is more emotional; the remake lead is a bit more 'whiny' and some of the elements that made the original great suffer but the remake is probably worth a watch and it does have some elements that are different, like the ending, more characters, and the invader being more prepared. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
87. Ladronas de Almas (2015, 88 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Period Spanish horror surrounding the Mexican war for independence and ghouls and while it's a gusty approach the plot tends to be very talky about lost gold. The twist of ghouls is nice but perhaps not lurid enough and some of the frights seem hackneyed. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing
88. Im Schloß der blutigen Begierde [aka Castle of Bloody Lust] (1971, 92 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Gothic horror with a side of boring, there are some gnarly surgery scenes and a rape-y Baron with a lot of horseriding around a castle. One woman wears a dress so low you can see her nipples in a dinner segment. This has a surprising amount of rape for 1968 and a strangely abrupt ending. Format: Blu-ray [Subkulture import]. 1st Viewing Theme

October 14 [FACT 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks Theme Night] (7 hours, 45 minutes watched)
89. The Conjuring (2007, 85 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Genuinely scary with great tension; some of the effects are cliche and the Warren hero worship seems odd but overall a modern age classic. Format: Digital [Vudu 4K].
90. Slumber Party Massacre (1982, 77 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Wastes no time getting to proceedings; the driller killer is cheesy but it's a cool weapon that works curiously well as a sexual euphemism. As a slasher SPM is lukewarm but as a stranger social commentary on gender and sexuality with a phallic wielding killer it's fascinating.Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme
91. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (1982, 100 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ More of a generic Halloween family movie than a Goosebumps film with cursory appearances by a RL Stine character; not that I was ever a fan of Goosebumps. There is a lot more focus on character development than frights so pacing was sometimes off. Format: Theatrical. 1st Viewing
92. The Brotherhood of Satan (1971, 92 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ References to satanism alone aren't enough to carry a film and the geriatric brood that make up this film do little more than engage in hammy overacting. There is an epic satanic birthday cake. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing
93. Unsane (2018, 98 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ More straight forward of a thriller than I expected, well directed and discretely tongue in cheek. I enjoyed Unsane as an ok time waster and it has some well executed twists. Format: Digital [Vudu 4K]. 1st Viewing
94. Blood on Satan's Claw (1971, 93 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ It took a while to peak my interest but the strangeness with the children and increasing paranoia hooked me in. Has a nice folksy vibe to it.Format: Digital [Amazon]. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
95. Devil In My Ride (2013, 95 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ A possession movie with zany characters and hit or miss road trip humor. It was fun, rock n roll, and dumb – I liked it more as something different than the usually dark room bible thumbing exorcism movies more than I did as a film on it's own as it's plot is under developed saved mostly by the strength of charismatic leads who just chew up the scenery. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing

October 15 [IMDB Top Rated Theme Night] (9 hours, 57 minutes watched)
96. Sleepy Hollow (1999, 110 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ I love the moodiness and atmosphere in an elaborate retelling/update of the Headless Horseman. Some of the scientific debate could have been more subtly implemented; so many of the early scenes are Crane romanticizing the use of science to grimacing statesmen. Johnny Deph does an effective job here but there are times he overdoes his engineered awkwardness. The crimes seem solved in a surprisingly slapdash fashion suggesting the earlier emphasis on science was a red herring (just kidding, we’re supernatural here). The headless horseman effects was especially well done and nicely choreographed. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
97. Peeping Tom (1960, 101 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ The lead is an effectively creepy but proper person who seems to calculated and altering the perception to one where the villain watches an inept police force is interesting. Turning the camera on the murders is brilliant especially with that opening scene and then how the camera tends to leer over the main character showing seemingly mundane details tied to the crimes. Despite a tendency towards over explanation, usually a peeve of mine, it works well given character study elements. The aged technicolor film look adds a lot. Format: Digital [thanks to Alyxstarr]. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
98. Inhuman Resources [aka Redd Inc] (2012, 94 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Low production diddy that owes a lot to the Saw franchise about six crime witnesses/attorneys who all end up chained to a desk to do legal tasks while the seemingly resurrected killer presides over them. The workplace commentary is not sharp enough and the scares are mostly torture porn level with twists that are dumb rather than twisted. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing
99. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018, 97 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Loses some of the horror parody of the first two but keeps sight of the upbeat kid friendly dance party energy, there's some nice underwater eye candy and the conclusion is memorable family friendly fun. I felt like the first two films were stronger and that HT3 kicks right into the gags without as much setup, it is more of the same. Format: Digital [Vudu 4K]. 1st Viewing
100. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967, 108 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ Perfect blend of comedy and atmospheric horror with a eccentric professor and his assistant searching for vampires across as snowscape complete with a vampire ball and ironic plot twists. The vampires have gravitas and never become overly familiar to us. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme
101. Ayla (2017, 87 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Moody and strange with a premise that has problems from the go; a grief based plot that defies reason as an adult man pines for his long deceased sister at the expense of his day to day life. The plot really makes little sense other than for the lead to wallow in angst but I liked the cryptic nature and the odd family conflicts around an unusual and vague plot. I could see Ayla not being for everyone and it could have used more subtlety but I liked it. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing

October 16 [Killers \ Slashers \ Giallo Theme Night] (12 hours, 17 minutes watched)
102. Terrifier (2016, 89 minutes) ★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Sometimes Terrifier struck me as showing promise in isolated segments but ultimately obnoxiously disappointing. It felt almost kind of tame despite the gore; there are scarier clown villains and not much to the premise (to be tense a film needs to do more than chuck around some gore). Most of the buildup seemed to be 'Art the Clown is so cool/scary/evil' without plot, more a series of short vignettes than a film itself. The format worked a bit better as an anthology film with All Hallows Eve, where it seemed more far out and envelope pushing. The silent clown gag was sometimes promising but one note and I felt it hurt the film by being so much more about Art than much of anything else - all the characters felt thin. More pathos please. I liked some of the violence but it needed a better hook and buildup instead of 'zomg look how violent out generic villain is.' Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
103. Trash Fire (2016, 93 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Richard Bates Jr (of Excision fame) writes refreshingly quirky characters and this was a nice slow burn. Some of the population is perhaps too strange but it seems to come together as a smuck tries to reconnect with his family. This guy is such a jerk then he's not and there are some tonal shifts though the pacing works and it's well acted. Some elements feel abruptFormat: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
104. The Nun (2018, 96 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Atmospheric and creepy, effectively scary, but too directly clones at least one other movie (the ending is an immediately recognizable rip off) that it left me suffering from second hand embarrassment. Worth seeing but I expected more from a Conjuring film. Format: Theatrical. 1st Viewing
105. Hellfest (2018, 89 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Great idea for a slasher based on a haunted house, not unlike Houses October Build, but the haunted theme park is so elaborate and ever present it feels like too much of a distraction - Hellfest needed more slasher and less theme park. It's nicely seasonal to the point I could practically smell the rubber masks. Format: Theatrical. 1st Viewing
106. The Demon Inside (2017, 99 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Epic indie film that pulls off an ambitious premise that sounds generic, plagued by some of the worse cover art, but delivers on in your face sometimes nicely cartoonish horror comedy (often more tense than funny). Effects are sometimes cheap or acting questionable but never to the point it kills the pace. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
107. Sendero (2015, 85 minutes) ★★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰ Does little to advance torture with chainsaw massacre lite group dynamics. At one point it seems unintentionally funny that one person shoots someone then someone else shoots them then the shooter or the shooter gets shot. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Theme
108. Inside [not the french baby film] (2012, 85 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Brilliant supernatural prison thriller that's nicely tense with strangeness while at the same time being intentionally predictable. The set sometimes looks like house under construction and sometimes the apparently low budget shows but it's well acted and takes a basic horror trope to fill out the runtime with two inmates sitting in a cell. I have seen worse one location films but I wonder how Inside will hold up on repeat viewings. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
109. Tenebrae (1982, 101 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ Rocking sync music soundtrack and an image that looks especially good on the Synapse blu-ray. I think Tenebrae well deserves the acclaim it gets and is one of Argento's better giallos. Format: Blu-ray [Synapse Films steelbook]. ThemeSubset

October 17 [Beaches Theme Night] (14 hours, 18 minutes watched)
110. Who Can Kill a Child? (1976, 112 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰ The beach setting is great and does a good job of pushing some intense themes that stagger between exploitation and metaphor. It's a weighty film because of the premise and statements it seems to try to make about politics. Format: Blu-ray [Mondo Macabro standard]. ThemeSubset
111. Delirium [Photo of Gioria] (1987, 94 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Dated fashionista drama pops across giallo tropes that feel routine at times despite standout hallucinatory visuals (like the eye woman, or a half bee lady]. Lamberto Bava generally does a good job of updating giallo conventions; as is the case here with a pulpy vibe, red herrings, and some usual kills. Format: Blu-ray [Code Red]. 1st Viewing
112. Shock Waves (1977, 85 minutes) ★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ I was warned about Shock Waves, but I had to see it for myself, it's a cool premise and Peter Crushing does what he can when on screen but so little happens. Shots of zombie nazis often don't even appear to be done at the same time as other actors, and these fiends literally push people. I am usually a sucker for aquatic/swamp settings but little is done here and sometimes comically misplaced (like row boating through a shallow river). Format: Blu-ray [Blue Underground].1st Viewing Theme Subset
113. Victor Crowley (2017, 85 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ I was never a fan of the Hatchet movies, too much of the "humor" I find to be obnoxious. I like the practical effects and horror luminary cameos so want to enjoy these more than I do. In VC so much of the start is just random (like a plane crashes) and it just doesn't quite work; more of the same if you're a fan and it's last third is much better than what proceeds it. [Hatchet 3 is still the highlight of the series] Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
114. The Haunting of Helena (2012, 84 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Nicely paced and not too subtle but formulaic, much of what we've seen before to the point that as plot develops it's easy to think 'oh, they made another xyz type of film.' It is occasionally creepy with ghosts that seem unusually mean spirited to also be portrayed as victims so some of the tone is odd and drags a bit as we wait out what feels predictable for too long before a really great twist. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
115. Daemonium: Soldier of the Underworld (2015, 112 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Hellacious cosplay display with an obvious green screen quality and daemons that action pose and freeze for cool gunshots; it's a very ambitious film with a lot of action pop bang popcorn action fun of biblical level. There are homages to Star Wars and Thundercats and an over the top road warrior vibe. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing
116. The Ballerina (2017, 107 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Relentlessly melancholy supernatural film about grief with some odd plot elements (like a homeless father and daughter living in the woods) that seem forced and defy common sense to a fault, regardless of the engineered aspects so far this might be the most emotional horror film I've seen recently. Some of the supernatural visuals are straight forward, but I suppose they're not going to scares and it does different things than you might expect going in. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
117. Sacrilege (2017, 96 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ An 'evil' music box compels hallucinatory imagery and some strange haunting elements. Frights are hit or miss and some of the acting amateur (like when a pivotal character dies and things just carry on). Sacrilege throws everything into the mix and some of the scary imagery is effective despite cheap production values and it is 'entertaining' even if it's some half formed hodge podge of stuff hung on the same types of tropes we've become familiar with. The cover art featuring a nun is just shameless marketing with nothing to do with the film, oddly it contains many horror tropes except nuns. I'm glad I saw it because even through it's got some flaws it's much better than I expected but I'm not sure I can explain it, the gradually developing premise takes some iffy tactics but really gels well with some cool twists. Sacrilege left me feeling more uneasy than most other horror films.Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
118. The Haunted House of Kirby Road (2016, 83 minutes) ★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Stoner comedy, teen drama comedy... within the first 5 minutes there's complaints about not having enough pot and 'jokes' about texting penis ascii art. Someone told me this was good; I hope the supernatural forces from the last movie get them because the ones in here are the weakest yet. The crew goes on to check out some Youtube style videos and 'lol' get instruction on how to use condoms at a gas station, until noting continues to happen for over half it's already short run time. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing

October 18 [Modern Theme Night] (13 hours, 50 minutes watched)
119. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008, 98 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ I want to like Repo more than I do & it's got great production values. Constant subtle background music mixing in different sound effects is it's strength, a slow steady unending song. Shakesphere tragedy more than as a musical. The songs are so subdued and 'sing songy' dialogue more than jamming melodic beats,would have struck better if the songs had been more empathic, crescendos nicely to a frantic carnival like conclusion. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme Subset
120. Unfriended: Dark Web (2018, 93 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ I like the Unfriended films, doesn't necessarily seem original that they're based on computer interface but format actually gives a lot of information with all the windows. Tense with nice twists but plays on the worst mythology of the internet, this dark web nonsense, twisting it into supernatural implausible items - it's stupid but very well executed. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing Theme
121. Insidious: The Last Key (2018, 103 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Insidious in the worst ways; it's premise is very convoluted (like a plot point it finding a whistle under a bed, the same bed that's been in the house over 40 years since one person was a kid - no one even moved the furniture despite habitation?) and offers little original to the a franchise that once started off very strong. Some visuals are fantasy enough to be interesting but lot to slog through. I cannot tell if I respect that these all tie into one another or if it just shows how forced the plot is. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
122. The Vault (2017, 91 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Frustrated angst filled bank robbers kick things off with a boom in an epic heist but then they're impotently trying to decide how to escape stalling the film at a mid-point until some overly dim lit weirdness happens. Could be creepy, but too dark and heavily edited to see other than flashes of generic. I love the premise and there's some nice twists but I wish some frights had been better delivered. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
123. Jeepers Creepers 3 (2017, 102 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Ably balances horror, action, and comedy but some of the effects are dodgy. I'm glad they made another JC film, this one is no exception to them being well paced chase sequences. Creeper has changed from a mystical horror beast to something that gets much more direct screen time during daylight scenes complete with an in depth exploration of his vehicle, from the opening scene, this is probably necessary to prevent being a rehash and there are some clever references to earlier films. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
124. The Forest of Lost Souls (2018, 70 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ Black and white Portuguese film with artful shot compositions in a scenic forest and a thematic focus on bleak sadness that matches the drab colors of the film. Gradual subtle plot that is both shocking and nicely cryptic building on itself from abstract themes of the suicide forest (length of sadness) to more base slasher elements but with an arthouse slow mo style which I found to be a good metaphor for suicide/sadness devastating loved ones (which is my interpretation, not an obvious part of the film).Format: Digital [Amazon Prime]. 1st Viewing Theme
125. Scream and Scream Again (1970, 95 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Initially disjointed as different threads come together for a conclusion that is good but might not be worth the patience needed to get there. There is a great psychedelic theme song and 70s style nightclub dancing. Peter Crushing is wasted here but Vincent Price and Christopher Lee get more scenes to chew on. It's a novel premise that hints at much more than what happens on screen, the type of thing that would be near impossible for any other movie to clone and rare for the pulp to come off as serious as it does here. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
126. Tag (2015, 85 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Starts with epic bloody carnage before parading off to a series of pseudo-metaphysical nonsense punctuated by more bloody carnage. It's like a gorey Japanese spin on The Matrix with arterial spray and pondering on free will versus fate in terms of shaping reality and identity. Like a one person chase sequence I cannot decide if it's a setback that Tag lacks plot or if abstract and weird enough to not need one. For as many ideas that resonate there any number of plot holes, shortcuts, or just irreverent sight gags. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing Theme
127. Don't Knock Twice (2016, 93 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Occasionally scary generic cursing witch film that managers to out-Insidious some of the Insidious sequels. Don't break much new group (or even really rip off Insidious, not sure why I said that), but there are some moments that are fantastic (like a bleeding tooth in the woman's soup dinner). One character is a sculptor whose husband is randomly rich ensuring there is all assortment of odd figures to jump scare through or stand-in as plausible red herrings across a overly garish estate because that's not a cheap plot/scare device. I like to think of this as being called 'The Gnarly Thing in the Hall Might Be a Statue,' but that wouldn't account for all the family drama with a the lead's pregnant estranged mom as they get to work out their issues at least until the witch gets them, or doesn't, I just want it to stop making the camera leer over dark hallways with implied supernatural presences (how can one house have so much hallway). Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme

October 19 [USA Up All Night Theme Night] (13 hours, 27 minutes watched)
128. The Toxic Avenger (1984, 82 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Troma gets a bad rap; with Toxie Avenger the humor is hit or miss but it's a captivating mix of bizarre corny violence. It's brilliant how the hideous monster is the hero who kills the true villain at the end of the movie, hardly an original concept but the Toxie Avenger makes a fun antihero updating Frankenstein for the 80s even if some of the setup is too extreme. The setup is a little overlong, it seems like they're using violence to justify Toxie's violence later as perhaps less extreme. The character extremes are probably the weakest part of Toxic Avenger, the bad guys aren't just bad they're gleefully ridiculous slipping into what must be parody but to a near constant degree it's an assault on the viewer. Format: Digital [Amazon Prime Video]. Theme Subset
129. Remote Control (1988, 88 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Surreal now dated film about a video tape that seems to make people kill others seeming to tap into social commentary of the time about violence in films or television in general somehow impacting people's dispositions. An intelligent film, like Lieberman's Blue Sunshine, lampoons the routines of domestic life into something insidious and turns scifi cheese into something darker. Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing Theme
130. Pyewacket (2017, 90 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ One melancholy film, despite some plot holes it perfectly captures a dread sense of paranoia and subtle but creepy fear. A slow burn you'd have to be in the mood for it. Format: Digital [Hulu].1st Viewing
131. Lights Out (2016, 81 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Wanted to give LO another chance in UHD, it's a very good premise ruined by over explanation and hanging on thin characters that twist this into a family drama with horror elements. The idea of creatures in the dark is a rich one that I hope can be revisited soon with a better script. UHD looks good so the too many scenes of a girl fighting with her 'boyfriend,' CPS, and mom are glorious if you can get into it. Format: Digital [Vudu 4K].
132. Terrified (2017, 87 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Scary film with some great imagery and an unconventional approach to some of the horror, a favorite so far this month. It feels like it paints itself into a corner but does so in such a great way. Format: Digital [Shudder HD]. 1st Viewing
133. Revenge (2017, 108 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Vibrant film with great landscapes and tons of syrupy looking blood. It is beautifully shot but none of the characters are especially likeable and it didn't strike me other than as a minor 'most dangerous game' vibe. The crew immediately splits up and engages in a series of one on one skirmishes. I feel like there are movies more action packed and/or more lurid that engaged me more and this production was almost too sleek, like a super glossy model headshot when most horror is newsprint resulting in a strange super bright vibe that clashed with the straightforward blood letting.Format: Digital [Shudder HD]. 1st Viewing
134. Followers (2017, 82 minutes) ★★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰ Inane for the first part, which might have been part of a strange commentary about social media. I feel like my YouTube brainwashed kids would have gotten more out of this and that I'm not the target audience. The commentary was mostly of the most obvious literal variety and there were a few twists that were nonsensical but fun and could do with fast forwarding to the middle at least. Format: Digital [Amazon Prime Video]. 1st Viewing
135. Little Evil (2017, 95 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Not the horror comedy I was looking for, lacks the wit that you would think a premise as interesting would have filled with jokes that miss more than they hit. Most of the 'funnies' are based on stepdad who grimaces and responds with a subdued ironic 'what am i doing here' to everything so feels like a one note character, not unlike Adam Sandler films. The biblical apocalypse kept me from tuning out as much and things eventaully come together more but it always feels like they're playing it too safe.Format: Digital [Amazon Prime Video].1st Viewing
136. Night of Something Strange (2016, 94 minutes) ★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Potentially cool sexually transmitted zombie virus theme gets knocked down to low brow 'comedy' standards with the most obnoxious material - they somehow manage to cram more references to menstruation per minute than should be possible.Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing

October 20 [VHS Rental / Prism Entertainment Theme Night] (7 hours, 54 minutes watched)
137. Evil Toons (1992, 81 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Great mix of sleaze, horror tropes, and upbeat cheese; ET is nicely self aware and the humor stands out. The soundtrack does a lot to keep the tone up and is better than average. The 'toon' doesn't show up much at all but Fred Olen Ray seems to understand no one is really in it for evil cartoons and it's a fun twist on demonic possession. Between David Carradine, Dick Miller, and Madison this is pretty star studded. Madison is not a great actress but her awkward stilted performance works perfectly to suggest possession and I am assuming that is purposeful. It's campy and amazing. Format: Blu-ray [Fred Olen Ray signed edition]. Theme Subset
138. Blood Rage [Composite Cut] (1987, 85 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Bloody and cheap with tongue-in-cheek humor. Format: Blu-ray [Arrow Limited Edition]. 1st Viewing Theme
139. Slice (2018, 83 minutes) ★★★★★★★½✰✰ Stylish mystery thriller with an intentional oddness of which supernatural elements are a part of, this sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. It's subtle humor is pizza delivery gag based with comedy so matter of fact it's magical realism more than laugh out loud. It's got a bumping sync score and throws a ton of supernatural fractions together, not especially scary but atmospheric in spades and a great conclusion. Format: Digital [Amazon Prime]. 1st Viewing Theme
140. Hereditary (2018, 127 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ The slowburn quality of the firm is great and it's an especially emotional film where much of the tension is more about the turmoil in the family. Seems like the kind of film that would benefit from multiple viewings because of potential for multiple interpretations. The soundtrack was very effective. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Subset
141. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966, 25 minutes) ★★★★★★★★★✰ Halloween classic that I enjoyed revisiting with the kids and seems to make some points about the importance of having fun and not getting carrier away with the lore of things. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].
142. Nightmare Before Christmas (1999, 76 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Another film revisiting with the kids, I'm a sucker for claymation and the amount of detail here is great. The premise is over the top odd and music not always great but the sense of whimsy redeems all. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].
143. Predator (1987, 107 minutes) ★★★★★★★★✰✰ A classic that seamlessly blends action and horror with excellent jungle environment. It's a great exercise in 'pure cinema' with the near wordless between Arnold and Predator, a creature who mostly goes unseen for much of the film. Format: Digital [Vudu 4K].

October 21 [Vampire Theme Night] (11 hours, 56 minutes watched)
144. The Lost Boys (1987, 97 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ I enjoyed Lost Boys more this time, it hadn't been a favorite in the past but it hits a lot of the right notes. I could probably watch 97 minutes of sweeping aerial shots over 80s rock pop music and be happy. It's an ambitious move to introduce the villains first then try to make them more menacing later, and some of The Lost Boys seem mis-cast. There's too much going on and not enough setup, it never really feels like we know much about the many characters. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. Theme Subset
145. The Night Watchmen (2017, 80 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Better than average indie fare with a squad of security guides running against an effectively scary looking vampire clown who infects an office group into fast moving fiends. There's enough horror elements that work and a rapid fire slew of jokes ranging from obnoxious fart jokes to more effective vampires that won't die and meatball sandwich gags. It is really dumb but also so fast paced and apocalyptic that even if a horror trope or joke fails it's off to the next two. Format: Digital [Amazon Prime Video]. 1st Viewing Theme
146. Abominable (2006, 94 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Shamelessly rips off Rear Window but without Hitchcock style or simmering paranoia. It gets better towards the end but fell flat for me. Format: Digital [Amazon Prime Video]. 1st Viewing
147. Dark Water (2005, 105 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Obsessed with it's own watery twist there is a constant flood of rain and leaky faucets, none of which are very creepy. Dark Water works as a moody supernatural drama but the original is better and it requires a lot of patience. I'd seen both remake and original before and felt like it doesn't hold up once you know the twist. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].
148. It! The Terror From Beyond Space (1958, 69 minutes) ★★★★½✰✰✰✰✰ Rubber suit creature precusor to Alien that's dated and nicely campy; the creature looks fake but the manners of cat and mouse with it are amusing. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
149. Willard (1971, 95 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Slow burn that starts out with a cartoonishly maligned dweeb who slowly becomes more confident intertwined with his relationship with a pack of rats. It's the kind of film that should not work but does. My ten year old daughter watched it with me and says she'd rate it 7 our of 10 stars. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
150. Mayhem (2017, 87 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Thin excuse for the most sleek form of bloody office violence, our hero is near super powered and over justifies himself to the point of boredom. The tamest rage virus strikes making our narrator go on and one in a reserved charismatic way how the rage virus is such a good plot device for his revenge, something that is based on office politics but handled in such a corny and implausible way it's the least believable bit of the film. It's barely a horror film, if it's a comedy isn't not especially funny, maybe works as action fluff but it's pretty dumb. Format: Digital [Shudder].
151. Sorceress (1995, 89 minutes) ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Dualing witches fight over prestige and love, lurid with softcore fake boobs and middle age witches - evil milfs who can't act in supernatural warfare. The director who made Chopping Mall and Return of Swamp Thing falls flat. Format: Blu-ray.

October 22 [1943/1968/1993 25th/50th/75th Anniversary Theme Night] (15 hours, 25 minutes watched)
152. We Are the Flesh (2016, 79 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Candid and poetically shot with a diabolical figure leading two siblings into a cave they are making and enticing them into relations. It's a gritty and pornographic mystery that seems to take an unflinching look at life versus death with reincarnation, gory bloodletting, and other abstract dark images that barely make sense. I'm still not sure if brilliant or pretentious but it is provocative even if I'm left with a sense that the shocks are mostly surface level (or that it's meant to be a horror movie with lurid sex/gore but spewed across a more colorful canvas rather than anything more thought provoking). This is a title it might help to review the supplements.Format: Blu-ray. 1st Viewing
153. The Washing Machine (1993, 90 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Stranger than the title alone lets on. Characters are so far out, it had a nice fever dream witchcraft feeling to a group of sisters cat and mousing around with a sleazy police investigator. It's stylishly made and more a series of soft simulated sex scenes strung together around a framing device, not one but two refrigerator themed sex scenes. This rise to the focus on imagery that looks cool in isolation but doesn't really come together immediately until the end where the odd slowburn works. Format: Digital [thanks to Alyxstarr]. 1st Viewing Theme Subset
154. Lace Crater (1993, 90 minutes) ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ Hum drum indie film about a woman who has relations with a ghost leading to boring STD analogies with vomit that's neither gross out nor strong enough of a metaphor to be striking, I feel like I've seen the same think better done (like Contracted). More cutesy than anything. Format: Digital [Shudder]. 1st Viewing
155. The Alchemist's Handbook (1993, 90 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ Moody cryptic small stage limited cast film that worked for me but is the type of film that it could be not much happens as it offers multiple explanations for the type of ambivalent subtle slow burn it is. It's well acted and scenic. Format: Digital [Shudder]. 1st Viewing
156. Apostle (2018, 128 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Grand movie with well staged scenic imagery and a cool premise better I not go into. Takes it's time going but abstract. Format: Digital [Netflix 4K]. 1st Viewing
157. Still/Born (2017, 87 minutes) ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ Baby stealing or paranoia premise that lacks subtlety with occasionally cool jump scares or ghastly images. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
158. Fangs of the Living Dead (1968, 98 minutes) ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ Good mix of gothic and camp. How come we don't see a lot of castle setting like this anymore? Not only was it a clever plot but FoLD didn't take itself too serious and had nice humor. Format: Digital [Amazon Prime]. 1st Viewing
159. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978, 87 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Relentlessly silly parody that's often funny but not always. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].
160. Citadel (2012, 84 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Gritty film that uses overexaggerated parts of everyday life to be more frightening creating a surreal relatable but extreme scenario. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing
161. Cold Moon (2016, 92 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Backwoods supernatural horror featuring ghostly murder revenge, it's not really hidden who the killer is but more a journey of watching him get comeuppance if any. The ghost effects are go for broke (notably not subtle) and creepy if sometimes marred by CGI. I liked it but there's not much plot beyond watching a smuck cope with the horrors. Format: Digital [Vudu HD].1st Viewing

October 23 [News Reporter Theme Night] (11 hours, 43 minutes watched)
162. Living Among Us (2018, 88 minutes) ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ News crew goes to interview vampires, they show up fine on film here and are generally charismatic to balance out the awkward found footage aspects with sinister hints of something more. Slow going and predictable at times it probably did as much as I'd expect of it.Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing Theme
163. Possession (1981, 127 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Marital drama starts getting weird in a film that seems more layered than I could immediately interpret about either about duality and faith vs chance or just a really bizarre terror. I enjoyed it but also felt like some of it went over my head on the first viewing. Format: Blu-ray [Mondo Vision Special Edition]. 1st Viewing
164. Butcher Baker Nightmare Maker (1981, 96 minutes) ★★★★★★½✰✰✰ More of a straight forward thriller than I expected, Bo Stevenson is effective as a narrow sighted cop and it seems to slyly lampoon suburbia. Format: Blu-ray [Code Red]. 1st Viewing
165. Predator 2 (1990, 108 minutes) ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ Hyper violent stylized fake urban warfare evolves the Predator mythos nicely and it's attempts at mature/grit are sometimes appreciated it's something awkward. Better for it's comic book like imagery than as anything resembling our world facing alients. Format: Digital [FandangoNow 4K]. Theme
166. Succubus (1968, 79 minutes) ★★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Franco goes full arthouse in surprisingly tame spin on his Lorna female witch or not theme, Franco has been accused of remaking movies and I could see very similar themes to other films he has done. At times abstract but also doen't really develop much beyond Franco's typical fever dream ambiguity - here without as much sleaze. Format: Digital [Shudder]. 1st Viewing
167. Blood Demon Rising (2017, 93 minutes) ★½✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ Looking for indie gold let me down, I should have know better going into IMDB ratings but I had hope this would be the cheesy full on monster movie I'd craved. Instead it's a CGI fueled haunted house with occasional mature images but mostly thin plot across thin atmosphere. Format: Digital [Vudu HD]. 1st Viewing
168. Cargo (2017, 105 minutes) [+7 minute original short] ★★★★★½✰✰✰✰ Postapocalyptic zombie dodging in a moody outback, the sort of zombie flick that's not about the zombies but about some emotional hook in a road trip with visuals and twists that are sad but also remind me of so many other similar non-zombie movies. The original short was a cute clever idea and shows more how some of the movie is filler. Format: Digital [Netflix]. 1st Viewing
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

List is final!

Challenges participated in: 9th
Total views: 34.75
First-time views (including TV episodes): 24
Formats viewed: Microsoft, BD, Netflix, HBO Now, Prime, Vudu, DVD
Decades watched: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s
Personal goal: Set a new high
Favorite first-time views: Train to Busan, Happy Death Day, The First Purge


The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge"


2017 list (46.25 titles)
2016 list (36.5 titles)
2015 list (32.5 titles)
2014 list (25.25 titles)
2013 list (13 titles)
2012 list (10.75 titles)
2011 list (5.25 titles)
2010 list (4.25 titles)

*First-time viewing

9/30
1. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) (Microsoft Movies)

10/2
2. 13 Cameras (2015)* (Netflix)
3. The Cabin in the Woods (2012) (BD)

10/3
4. The Mummy (2017)* (HBO Now)
5. Dressed to Kill (1980) (Prime)

10/5
6. Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)* (HBO Now)
7. The Last Resort (2009)* (Vudu free)*
8. Species (1995) (Prime)

10/7
9. The Shining (119-minute cut) (1980) (UK BD)

10/9
10. Train to Busan (2016)* (Netflix)
11. Species II (1998) (Prime)

10/10
12. Species III (Prime)
13. The Walking Dead season 9 ep 1 "A New Beginning"* (Comcast on demand)
14. Resident Evil (2002) (Microsoft)

10/11
15. Resident Evil 2: Apocalypse (2004) (Microsoft)
16. Resident Evil Extinction (2007) (Microsoft)
17. Scream (1996) (BD)

10/12
18. The Sixth Sense (1999) (DVD)

10/14
19. Black Mirror season 4 ep “Metalhead”* (Netflix)

10/16
19.5. Intruder (2016)* (Netflix)

10/18
20.5. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (Netflix)
21.5. Blade (1998)* (Netflix)

10/20
22.5 Friends season 8 ep 6 “The One with the Halloween Party”
22.75. The Purge season 1 ep 1 “This Is America?”* (Prime)

10/21
23.25. Happy Death Day*
24.25. The Purge season 1 ep 2*

10/23
24.75. A Cure for Wellness*
25.75. The First Purge*

10/25
26.75. The Strangers: Prey at Night*

10/26
27.75. The Purge season 1 ep 3*
28.25. The Purge season 1 ep 4*
28.75. The Purge season 1 ep 5*
29.25. The Purge season 1 ep 6*

10/28
29.75. The Purge season 1 ep 7*
30.25. The Purge season 1 ep 8*
30.75. Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)

10/31
31.75. Jeepers Creepers 3*
32.75. Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines
33.75. 14 Cameras*
34.75. Sabrina ep 1*
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa



Sep 30th
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1.) Carnival Of Souls (1962) (DVD)

My Thoughts: Dredging up the Carnival of Souls mainstay again for my Criterion theme hit. I am going to have to invest a little in a wider variety of Criterion horror since this theme doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I last watched this for the 2013 OHMC and mused about opting for the cheapo DVD version compared to the Criterion. Since then Criterion has released a Blu-Ray and I have acquired a 4K tv and I think I could see myself upgrading this, it would be nice to really see what is going on. It's a shame that there is not a historian commentary track on that release though. I previously noted this as "required viewing material for any horror fan but not necessarily required owning material", and that is an opinion I still hold. This isn't going to do it for Joe Sixpack between viewings of The Conjuring 5 and the 4th Halloween reboot but is an interesting view for devoted fans of the genre. Also oddly relaxing to watch compared to something more mainstream.

(3 out of 5)


B1.) Hofbrau: Oktoberfest (Germany)

My Thoughts: Shedding it's usual green bottle for a brown one this year didn't do anything to make this Hofbrau taste any better. This somewhat unholy Heineken Oktoberfest hybrid has a sharp crisp hoppy scent. It still has that indicative green bottle zing to it with a somewhat unpleasant lingering bitter aftertaste. It's light and progressively drinkable as it warms but I am not a fan. Perhaps if paired with some cheese...

(2.5 out of 5)

Oct 1st
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2.) Lifeforce (Director's Cut) (1985) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Lifeforce, the best genre movie that no one has ever seen. Finally upgraded my old picture boxed DVD to the new Shout Factory Special Edition. This is my first viewing of the Directors Cut and I have to say I am hard pressed to see where the addition is, everything feels equally as important. It's a quarter hour well integrated. This is a movie I can't recommend enough, it's got everything; derelict alien space ships, vampires, zombie mayhem, gratuitous nudity and of course a choice roll for Sir Patrick Stewart. Can't wait to listen to the commentaries next!

(5 out of 5)


3.) Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut) (1985) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Slightly above average moderated track featuring the director Tobe Hooper. This track shined when it was Hooper talking about working with Patrick Stewart or him more frequently talking about Matilda and various aspects of her undress. An interesting aside was the story how they had originally had her completely waxed thinking it would make her seem "less naked", an interesting and very contemporary to the period idea. Only thing that detracted a bit here was the moderator was just a little too overly enthusiastic and seemed to frequently just gush about the movie and didn't seem to have the track planned out at all. I would have loved to have a more historian take on this property. I am oddly curious about this track by the.. costume designer? I mean that can't be worth wild... right? Perhaps something to look forward to in the future.

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 2nd
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4.) Ghoulies II (1988) (DVD)

My Thoughts: Oh man, its been so so long since I have seen this that it was almost like a first time view for me. I have had this flipper disc since the dawn of DVD and can remember going back to watch it several times but always falling asleep during the first Ghoulies and then I guess never continuing onto the second movie. My memory of the first Ghoulies was a somewhat sorcerer at home with puppets affair. This takes the puppets, moves them to carnival and cranks the quality and the cheese way up. The Ghoulies sneak into a nearly shut down haunted house (which is nicer than any haunted house I have ever been in) and proceed to run amok and its great. I mean it's terrible but it's great, low budget 80's gold. I would very confidently peg this as the best second tier Gremlins Rip off.

(4 out of 5)


5.) Blood Of Ghastly Horror (1967) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: I let my daughter pick the movie and she picked Blood Of Ghastly Horror. Obviously for the amazing cover art as opposed to the reason I bought it (it's peculiar release and re-release and re-release history). For anyone not in the know, this is the movie that was famously released by director Al Adamson 3 times, each successive release adding additional newly shot scenes that don't really integrate well. The movie is a muddled mess but my daughter says "I think it was a great movie, that was very great and scary" in reality she was bored and wandered off most of the time, only returning when kill music started playing. Aside from being hard to follow the movie is also poorly shot and acted, in fact this would be a contender for a 1 out of 5 normally but it's unique history and its at least interesting constant incongruity deserve at least another half star bump.

(1.5 out of 5)


6.) The Maze (1953) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: An otherwise forgettable movie saved from continued obscurity due only to its having been filmed in 3D. The movie has a great set up; it's about a man who inherits an eccentric uncles mysterious castle. After going there to see whats what he posts a letter breaking off his engagement and essentially removing himself from society. His bride to be is having none of it though and decides to see first hand whats going on up at that castle. The mystery of the castle makes for an effective plot device but the reveal is such a huge let down as to be laughably bad, compelling only in the fact that it is based on what was once accepted science. For 3D enthusiasts only.

(2.5 out of 5)

Oct 3rd
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7.) Jaws 3D (1983) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: I never knew everyone hated this movie growing up. It seemed just as relevant a sequel to me than any other franchise but for the fact I hardly ever saw it, maybe 2-3 times in 30 years. Watching it now I still think its a good "sequel" and if we are being entirely honest it's one of the more entertaining of the Jaws movies, not in quality but in that things are constantly happening and we have young happy characters with way less of the introspective drama. Similarly to The Maze I also bought this for the 3D and also watched it in 2D so my daughter could enjoy. So I can still only guess that the effects work better in 3D, I am sure I will revisit it sometime, because in 2D they don't work. They are weird and somewhat off-putting. But a sexy mother McFly and a young Dennis Quaid having fun in an ever so slightly futuristic (for the time) Sea World makes for a passable film in my book.

(3 out of 5)


B2.) Clown Shoes: Octofest German-Style Märzen Ale (Massachusetts)*

My Thoughts: 1st year for this oddball. It starts out with a sharp and hoppy scent, one of those 'oh no' beer scents for me. And it taste right on point whit that hoppy bouquet. Strong floral sharp hops flavor hits you right when it enters your mouth. Didn't really feel any of that traditional Marzen mellow or caramel flavoring. All I taste is hops, hops overpowering all, little bit of cream at the tail in but that dies out quickly and is replaced with the lingering bitter aftertaste. IPA in disguise.

(1.5 out of 5)

Oct 4th
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8.) Cult Of Chucky (2017) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Everyone said the last Chucky movie was a return to form and finally good again. That was not an opinion that I also held, it wasn't terrible but was bland. This one however even with it's story arc continuation from curse was a step up. Sole survivor of last movie having been blamed for the crimes of the previous movie finds herself locked up in an insane asylum. The cleanest and most stylish insane asylum I have ever seen, like 'I wouldn't mind if my house looked like that' stylish. They bring in a Chucky doll for therapy and you can probably mostly cobble the rest together yourself. This one played much better for me than Curse, I even laughed at a few of the jokes (especially the 4th wall ones) and was awed by some of the over the top gore in the Unrated version. The narrative does start to fall apart in the final act when it's tied back into the series as a whole but it is a step in the right direction. And at least they are still doing sequels instead of reboots.

(3.5 out of 5)


9.) Hell Fest (2018) (Theater)*

My Thoughts: This movie is standard slasher fair, it has group of young college students that go horror themed park where they are picked off one by one by the one person there that isn't acting. It's passable as a slasher but thats not really why you are watching it, you are watching it for setting. This vast and amazing horror theme park that is better than anything you will ever go to. At least I can only imagine that that is the case comparing this movie to horror events I have gone to here in Oklahoma. It scratches that horror itch, and them some. Also loved the ending sting.

(3.5 out of 5)


10-12.) Ash Vs. The Evil Dead S01E01-10 (2015-2016) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Loved the continuation of Ash's narrative. And smarmy Ash as a now dirty old man really works for the character. Evil Dead IV has Ash inadvertently summoning the evil again and out on a mission to stop it. I had planned to wait and watch the next two seasons till after I (most likely) bought them this upcoming Black Friday but after revisiting this I don't think I can wait. I have to find out how Ash's bad choices turn out. Only real quibble is I wish he had dropped a line or two about going back in time to fight the Deadites... maybe in the next 2 seasons.

(3.5-4.5 out of 5)


13.) The Bone Yard (1991) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: You ever look at a poster for a movie for years and have this vision in your head of exactly what it's going to be, and then you watch it and your head explodes? That was this movie. This movie starts out with the weirdest cast, people who would never peg to headline a film and they are in what feels like an episode of Murder She Wrote for the first act. Things quickly turn a lot more Revenge of Billy The Kid as the movie progresses in the most fun way. I picked up the old Cult Collectables DVD from the dawn of the format not knowing that there was a Blu-Ray release on the horizon but I think this is something worth an upgrade. In fact pretty much everything released from that label really worked for me, too bad they went under.

(4 out of 5)

Oct 5th
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14.) Deadtime Stories (1986) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: My expectations for this 80's horror anthology were waaaaaaay too high. This felt acted and paced like a movie for kids but then had these odd sexual sequences that felt more like they were in their for time as opposed to exploitation. It made The Willies look like Cat's Eye, skip it. The highpoint was literally the opening credits, I even went back to watch them again and am now going to have to download that song. But it is going to be quite some time before I ever revisit the bulk of this picture.

(2 out of 5)

Oct 6th
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15.) Day Of The Dead: Bloodline (2018) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: Nothing more sets you up for failure than doing a low budget remake of a beloved classic. There was no way the hard ass military leader of the compound was going to even come close to comparing to an on the edge of sanity Joe Pilato. Or the Bub equivalent played by the lead singer from That Thing You Do. The idea behind this movie is to be a remake of Day in the same way as the successful Dawn remake in 04. And while I am fairly forgiving when it comes to zombie movies the wooden acting and the changes made to the zombie mythos really killed this one for me.

(2 out of 5)


16.) The Curse (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: The Curse stars a young Will Wheaton as a boy living on a farm when a meteor crashes contaminating the groundwater and causing everything and everyone to go crazy. Its hard to tell if this is a bad movie or if it's intentionally cheesy. There are a lot of acting choices that are hard to watch, approaching Troll II levels of quality, add to that some pretty bad effects and you would think initially that this one was a clinker. But there is something oddly watchable about this one. It's almost like I am watching a play or a tv show, something very amateur but genuine.

(3 out of 5)

Oct 7th
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17.) Monster Squad (1987) (DVD)

My Thoughts: I didn't discovered this movie until I was an adult and as such never really got into as much as I knew I would have as a kid. That is something I am rectifying this time though as I made sure my daughter was available to watch. Love that we get most of the Universal classic monsters in here and some great 80's adventure and songs to boot. That reminds me I need to add "Rock Until You Drop" to my collection. It does sometimes veer a little too much for kids (like Dracula taking the time to blow up some kids tree house with dynamite) but it's got a few things for adults too (Doesn't count?!?!). I look forward to repeated viewings of this title as my daughter grows up and maybe it will even gateway some actual Universal classics for her.

(4 out of 5)


18-20.) Ash Vs. The Evil Dead S02E01-10 (2016) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: I wasn't really a fan of the first half of this season. Ash's sad ostracization and expulsion from his home town after the events at the cabin detracted a little bit from the asshole I love, gave him to much reason to be the man we know, also it was depressing. Now the last 2 arc are something I can get behind. We have the genre classic; stuck in an insane asylum and maybe the whole series is in my head! And a 80's time traveling reboot attempt. They made the last 2 episode sets almost seem like 2 little movies and I thought that worked well for the show. One thing that it is getting hard tome creative with is the ultra gore. There are two gore moments that make you go wow in this season but watching this straight thru desensitizes you in a hurry.

(3-4 out of 5)

Oct 8th
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21.) Venom (2018) (Theater)*

My Thoughts: Not nearly as bad as the internet would lead you to believe. People as so quick to forget the dark times, namely any super hero movie that came out before 2008. Venom struck me as a particularly average super hero movie, but still enjoyable and certainly a step up from the oddly slender Venom of Spiderman 3. One is left feeling that there is a lot of missing elements here (and probably quite a bit of fun cut when minds were changed from R to PG-14) but it's an enjoyable ride. I liked the evil Elon Musk as a villain even though it culminated in a predictably derivative hero vs similar larger creature. I wouldn't mind this Venom being part of the MCU but he is almost too nice and I can't really see him decided that Spiderman must die. Decent DBox track and I look forward to picking up the 3D blu here in the future (maybe as an extended cut Sony?).

(3 out of 5)


22.) Cube (1997) (DVD)

My Thoughts: Good ol' Cube, a staple of the Sci Fi Channel in the early days. Cube has a great premise; put a group of people inside a giant puzzle box with traps. Will they work together? Will they go crazy? Maybe a little of both? I spent a lot of time thinking about this movie in the late 90's. It's pretty dated now and my DVD is a dreaded picture boxed presentation of it but it is still an entertaining watch and a sci-fi classic in my book. Also the movie that Resident Evil totally ripped off.

(4 out of 5)


23.) Cube²: Hypercube (2002) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: It's Nick from Forever Knight! Loved the progression of his character, in fact most of the characters in this one were somewhat more interesting than the original but they went way overboard with the sci-fi this time. The thing that was the most interesting about the first one was that it was practical, not that anyone would but that it technically could be built. This one has alternate timelines/physics/CG traps and is just much less based in reality than the first movie. Not that those things don't make for some entertaining TV, it's just less than it's predecessor as most sequels are.

(3 out of 5)


24.) Angel Heart (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Mickey Rourke plays a perpetually boozed up and sweat drenched private investigator hired to find a man out of time. But the closer he gets the more people wind up dead. I really liked this movie and the reveal. Interesting take on Voodoo and mysticism intermingled with a few other belief sets. Thank you to whoever mentioned this on the board, I am sure it made it's way on my Wishlist during this challenge some years ago and now into my brain. Probably the most interesting movie set in the 40's that I have ever seen not based on WWII.

(4 out of 5)


25.) The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: If you liked The VVitch but hoped for a more contemporary setting, this is the movie for you. This is a slow burn murder/demon mystery set in a deserted girl boarding school with the two girls and few staff members remaining during winter break. And even though the setting is very familiar this doesn't feel like any other girls reformatory you have seen in other horror movies, the film maker does a great job of sucking all the life out of this place and making it so desperately barren. I reminded me of the The Thing in that way and it does a good job of making the reveals very creepy. It is something you have to be in the right mood for, no sounds, no distractions otherwise it will not play, but you get it in that right setting and it is very effective.

(4 out of 5)

Oct 9th
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26.) Commentary For The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Very slow laid back track, matching in tempo with the film. Some interesting remembrances here about working with the actors and maybe a hair more light shed on the plot. But the track did lack a bit of spice and I would have loved at least one other person on it, preferably an actor.

(3 out of 5)


B3.) O'Fallon Brewery Pumpkin Beer (Missouri)*

My Thoughts: Starts with a slightly bleachy pumpkin spice scent. Very mild carbonation. One of the most authentically pumpkin beers I think I have ever had. Strong vegetable pumpkin flavor, almost taste like a lightly carbonated health drink. There is a bit of light bitterness and a strong black liquorish finish. Spot on, I could have gone with a little more traditional pumpkin spice added to this but that is being overly picky. This beer fits the pumpkin monicker.

(4.5 out of 5)


27.) Nightmare Weekend (1986) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: What the fuck did I just watch? So…. A rich scientist has invented a futuristic computer program that uses large flying baoding balls (the Chinese meditation ball bearings) to control the mental state of animals. His crazy assistant wants to use the balls on people and invites several couples to the mansion they do their work out of and has the balls make everyone have sex (for seriously like half an hour) and then kill everyone. Oh and there is an AI sock puppet… Its nearly incomprehensible but it does deliver on the violence, boobs and the 80’s so at least it wasn’t boring. I just.. I just don’t know. I think I liked it?

(3.5 out of 5)


28.) The Purge: Election Year (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Continuing with the more action centric style of the second Purge movie Election year focused on the political assassination attempt of an anti-purge presidential candidate. Loved the sexy assassin squad and the ever so slight sci-fi-ness of the world. Similar to Mayhem the no-consequenses nature of narrative is intreating but I fear I have far too many quality enemies to not have to bunker up on Purge day.

(3.5 out of 5)


29.) Burial Ground (1980) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: This is the first time I have watched this film since my very first OCHM. One thing I really noticed this time as compared to when I watched it 8 years ago was that castle setting, so fancy, even a little run down as it was. Burial Ground is not an especially good film but it has made it's self a must watch in the genre due to it's over the top gore, odd dubbing and super weird incestual scenes. Did I really need to upgrade this to Blu-Ray...?

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 10th
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30.) Mayhem (2017) (4K UMD)*

My Thoughts: I kind of loved this movie. Glen from The Walking Dead plays a ground down corporate suit thrown under the bus for someone else mistake. Just as he is being forcibly thrown out of the building the entire office is placed under quarantine as a mild form of The Crazies virus sweeps the staff. Glen teams up with Samantha Weaving (who I am seeing in everything lately) and fights his way to the top floor Dredd style. Loved the style, musical choices and of course the no consequences day dream about sticking it to the man is extremely cathartic. Only negative about this movie is you do kind of see the sides of the story but it's a fun story.

(4.5 out of 5)


31.) Frankenstein's Castle Of Freaks (1974) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: Hey it's the DVD that Chad helped me sang for $0.96 shipped! I probably should have made a better choice with that coupon though. First off Elvira, she is of course the reason one would buy this movie, these Movie Macabre's are never good but man this one seemed especially bad. Or perhaps I just wasn't in the right mood. All the ingredients were here; Frankenstein-esk creatures, copious nudity, a lusty dwarf but I just couldn't get into it. Maybe if the Elvira scenes had been clear? Did they do that for style make her look like a VHS transfer or is this from a VHS transfer? It was a little disappointing, I am teetering back and forth on wither to spend the money to get one of these legit Thriller VHS tapes with Elvira just to see how those stack up. On Frankenstein's Castle Of Freaks I recommend skipping it or at least getting the double pack if you are really wanting the Elvira.

(2 out of 5)


32.) Happy Death Day (2017) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: I saw this for the 2017 OHMC and while I don't usually rewatch non-Marvel movies so close to the original viewing I couldn't pass up watching the one again. Also there was nothing else in my 'to watch' pile that was birthday centric and it was the subset choice, so I kind of had to. What's new to say this time around? The disc comes with an alternate ending that while it does have a fun wrap around isn't quite as strong as the ending they went with. Really with we had a lead actress commentary. The movie its self holds up for me and I am very down for the planned sequel scheduled for next Valentine's day.

(4 out of 5)

Oct 11th
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33.) Lost After Dark (2015) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This Post-Stranger Things 80's set cash in follows a group of students who duck out during a school dance and steal a bus so that they can go stay the night at a cabin in the woods. Their bus never makes it though. This movie is appropriate paces, propped and set but is completely ruined by the terrible terrible acting. Even from headliner Robert Patrick who just feels like he is reading off cue cards. Generic lone murder family survivor picks off the stranded teens one by one but it's never really that interesting outside the 80's props. And I am a sucker for nostalgia projects.

(2 out of 5)

Oct 12th
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34.) The Nun (2018) (Theater)*

My Thoughts: Jump Scare: The Movie. This 5th movie in the Conjuring universe is starting to get a hair thin. But we at least get a travelogue horror with this one. Set following WWII this tale is about an ancient evil sealed by the Holy-ness built atop it... until now. There was lots of creepiness here but I never really felt it like I did in The Conjuring and to a lesser extent its sequel. The scares were too frequent and too over the top, they lost their ground in reality (says the guy talking about a Ghost Nun movie). I know it's not super uncommon but the MacGuffin here felt right like it was out of Demon Knight (even house they use it) and otherwise this movie borrows heavily from Argento's The Church. Not a bad movie and I loved the cast but could have used a little more polish.

(3 out of 5)


35.) 31 (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I liked the script flip on this one, I came in expecting another Sheri Moon and Capitan Spaulding torture porn outing. But I was elated to find our usual suspects as the victims this go around. This time we are following a group of, still unpleasant, carnies as they travel to the next town to preform their shows again. They are besieged and captured just in time to be pitted against an escalating assortment of killers for the amusement of a bunch of rich weridos. There was something about no one being normal in this that just made it play better for me than Zombie's previous two outings. A littler less visceral perhaps but a lot more palatable.

(3.5 out of 5)


36.) Dead Shadows (2012) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: Another one of those sneaky French horror movies. I don't know how these things keep getting me. I am not opposed to a good foreign film but French horror for the most part doesn't really connect for me. This one is about an introverted IT phone support guy (with an awesome room) who must overcome his fears of being in public to woo the girl. Also just about that time there is an alien invasion. The goopy hide inside you kind of aliens. The CG in this movie seems to be about a decade older than the film, I never really liked any of the characters and overall just didn't really find it a compelling watch. Beware fellow bargain hunters, I know it is tempting with that super low price and the Scream Factory logo on the side but this one is a solid pass.

(2 out of 5)


37.) Here Alone (2016) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: This slow burn budget zombie survival flick set maybe a few years into the breakdown follows a woman alone in the woods. Our story is set with flash backs and the arrival of other living people and of course we all know how that always messes everything up. I like the smell based mechanics and am always a fan of the undead but the world felt a little too small here. It felt like we were stuck in about a 2 mile circle the entire time. Passable but unremarkable.

(3 out of 5)


B4.) Left Hand Brewing Oktoberfest (Colorado)

My Thoughts: Well, my drunk notes on this one were lost to the ages. But here were my thoughts when I reviewed this beer in 2015 "This marzen it a bit too bitter, starting to taste more like a brown beer than a marzen. You get some caramel notes but it's just too hoppy, not the marzen style I was in the mood for." And this is just the canned version of that. I don't recall being overly impressed or disappointed so I am also going to go with 2015's score as well.

(2.5 out of 5)


38.) The Ring (2003) (DVD)

My Thoughts: The Ring has still got it, for me at least. It's weird watching this in the same day as the Nun, the Nun for the first time and The Ring for like the 10th time. But still I found The Ring to be much more effective horror. Slight possibility that watching this in the dead of night vs watching The Nun at the early morning matinee might have has a bit of sway, but only a touch. Additionally I always liked the American adaptation more than the original, and I am usually a snob for Asian originals. This movie came out towards the end of high school and everyone saw it, for weeks people were leaving mysterious VHS tapes lying around and calling people only to say "seven days" and then hang up. It was the Paranormal Activity of my time. I still have a deep connection to The Ring and even after 15 years it still creeps me out.

(4 out of 5)

Oct 13th
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39.) Village Of The Damned (1960) (DVD)

My Thoughts: Village Of The Damned, the original evil children movie. Or perhaps the original alien growing in a human host movie. The main question is would we do anything different today. Obviously today I imagine sever of these kids would be aborted but also I would guess they would be otherwise seized and placed in a government facility, the UK government in the film seemed to take a little too much of a laissez-faire approach to the aliens living among us problem. Beautiful shot and still as thought provoking as ever this a true classic of the genre, also everyone is British so it's classy too.

(4 out of 5)


40.) Hocus Pocus (1993) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: The 90's kids Halloween movie. I live everyone else in my generation have seen this probably 10+ times, It was played on ever channel on loop growing up during Halloween. There is just enough in the way of horror staples and decent effects here to work for genre fans but not too much as to scare off those who can't handle a horror movies. It might seem a little too slick now but growing up everything looked so real, and then when I did grow up there was SJPs performance to enjoy. Good first time view for my daughter and helps easy my conscious a little after her watching perhaps too much of Cult Of Chucky and Burial Ground.

(4 out of 5)


41.) Commentary For Village Of The Damned (1960) (DVD)

My Thoughts: Good old school historian commentary. Loved all the where are they now stuff and what did they work on next. Also there was some fascinating stuff about what had to be censored from the movie and public reaction at the time. Some of those little details that are getting rarer and rarer as people pass away. Also an overall a rather pleasant fellow to listen to.

(3.5 out of 5)


42.) Commentary For Hocus Pocus (1993) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: The Betrayal! There is very clearly a "Cast and Crew Commentary" tick on the back of this Blu-Ray. Upon closer inspection it is part of a larger "We ❤ Hocus Pocus: Trivia and Treats Edition". This Maximum Movie Mode Lite likes to do things like count how many times the word virgin is mentioned, put meme font across the top and bottom of memorable scenes and run the most banal trivia they could possibly find for the movie. All at way too slow a pace. There is no scene specific commentary, there is no commentary at all. What we do get is behind the scenes featurettes chopped up and played close to corresponding scenes, this is not commentary! There is a few good things here like we get deleted scenes and script segments that never got filmed and little arrows that point out mistakes in the film. That stuff is great but overall the content here is too few and far between to justify watching this (at least right after watching the film proper). Get an actual commentary track and play this on top of it, now that would be something.

(2.5 out of 5)

Oct 14th
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43.) You're Next (2011) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Not a bad house under siege movie. I am not a huge fan of the more torchere-y variety of this genre (think Funny Games) and thankfully this wasn't one of those. This movie does a good job of keeping you on your toes and subverting your expectations as to how things are going to go. I watched this to hit the Rocktober theme night and while it did have an above average soundtrack it's nothing I had to immediately download for personal listening. Oh and Barbara Crampton as the mom! I really hope she makes a Dee Wallace transition into the roll of mom, she would be great.

(3.5 out of 5)


44.) Commentary for You're Next (2011) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: So glad they brought Barbra Crampton in for the commentary track! And hey I didn't even know the pretentious film school boyfriend was Ti West! I supposed I could have gleaned that one by just paying attention to the credits but still a fun track reveal. The fawning over Barbara Crampton the tales of being dog sick but still soldering forth, this was a good track. Actors almost always make for the most enjoyable tracks. I think I had even a bit more fun listening to this than I did watching the film proper.

(4 out of 5)


45.) Ghostkeeper (1981) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Ghostkeeper is one of this early 80's horror movies where not much really happens. There is a little bit of big bad at the end but most of the movie is just about the desolation and being alone in the wilderness and then alone in this abandoned (or is it?) ski lodge. There is no reason I should really like this movie because by all definitions it is a bore but there is something compelling about the characters and the location that just works for me. Not quite to the level of say Shockwaves but it was still and interesting watch.

(3.5 out of 5)


46.) Commentary For Ghostkeeper (1981) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: One of the actors slips up and reveals commentary directs here, she was told 'don't be too honest'. Not sure what dark secret she might have unearth about about Ghostkeeper but it makes you wonder. The track is way too low key. They did a good job digging up these actors to participate but they are too joyless. Should have liquored them up. It was fun finding out that the lodge where this film was set watches this film annually. And interesting to learn that they filmed this before The Shining, I wonder about that little tit bit though... like maybe someone saw a trailer or read the book and heard it was getting greenly and rushed this out? Anyway track to skip.

(2.5 out of 5)


47.) Split (2016) (4K UMD)*

My Thoughts: I really liked this movie, the whole killer keeping captive girls isn't really my bag but adding the multiple personality aspects makes the show. And even that is saying something because most of the time that character is terrible. But that James McAvoy. So, the twist that shook fandom. I, unfortunately as you can probably tell from my FTV status, had the big reveal spoiled for me. And even if I hadn't there is a certain trailer that would have got me still. But it was something, a bit of surprise nostalgia for something a lot of people have wanted for years. M Night had a rough few years there but I am glad that he is finally back on track.

(4 out of 5)


48.) Mostly Ghostly (2008) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: A young amateur magic finds a gateway to a.... demon realm(?) in his basement. He then soon starts seeing ghosts and befriending them only to have said demons out to get said ghosts. Also they want to release evil ghost into the world on Halloween? It was terrible. Acting, plot, effects, all terrible. But I have got to say it did transfix my 4 year old. She seemed just as interested in this as I would a good Giallo. That being said it was sub-TV quality and even a huge step down from the other R.L. Stine movie I got on clearance and watched last challenge.

(1.5 out of 5)

Oct 15th
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49.) I Saw The Devil (2010) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: One of the most beautiful yet shockingly violent movies in my collection. This title has been languishing in my 'to watch' pile for about half a decade, looking back I picked it up under the old Best Buy Trade And Save program (man I miss that promotion), and finally escaped for highest rated IMDB theme night. It's about a police officer who's fiancé is murdered and he sets out for revenge. Murderer played by the amazing actor that was the lead in Old Boy and heralded by the director from Tale Of Two Sisters this one is a must see and an early contender for me for best of challenge.

(4.5 out of 5)

Oct 16th
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50.) Jack The Ripper (1959) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: A more classic take on Jack The Ripper. This kind of movie is not really my bag but I am a sucker for limited edition items so I had to pick one up this last Black Friday. This movie feels much like an earlier 30-40's affair with just a hair more to the violence and sexuality then something done at that time. The old timey London setting was spot on and there was one particular scene where our mains go to a establishment of ill repute in the bad part of town and watch a can can show that was fascinating. Having only seen more modern slicker versions of the can can I wonder how close this was in historical accuracy. The movie was passable but a bit of a bore, not something that I plan on replaying anytime soon.

(3 out of 5)


51.) Cargo (2016) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: A solid low budget zombie movie that tweaks the mythos just enough to be interesting but not enough to be off-putting. Martin Freeman plays a father who has been bitten and now must find someone he can trust to leave his child too before it is too late. Australian outback is a great setting for the zombie apocalypse and yeah I think the Aborigines probably would be just fine. Freeman give a fantastic performance and even though the movie sounds like a real downer it's not. One bit I particularly liked was the red-cross style distributed kits on what to do if you have been bitten with tools and maps of high contagion areas, a fantastic little detail. Society stuck around just long enough to try to get a grip on the situation. Good watch.

(4 out of 5)

Oct 17th
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52.) Oasis Of The Zombies (1982) (VHS)*

My Thoughts: This was as yawn inducing as everyone told me it would be. You always get your hopes up when a description mentions Nazi zombies and inevitably you are always disappointed. I bought this big box VHS tape from Full Moon, as supposed new old stock found in their warehouse, something which has been thoroughly debunked on the internet. So watching the Charles Band intro pitch of these products before the film was pretty cringe inducing. Additionally I have many VHS tapes still and I do watch some from time to time so I can say that the transfer to VHS here was pretty lousy. Nazi treasure hunting and zombie fighting has never been so dull.

(1.5 out of 5)


53.) The Birds (1963) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: One would be hard pressed to say anything new about The Birds at this point. Sure the effects are a little dated in places and the science is a bit... But it is a classic that has stood the test of time. The weird interpersonal stuff, the mounting fear that Hitchcock creates out of a flock of birds. It's just so foreboding, that final cut back to the Jungle Gym, the way the gas just keeps spreading and spreading, the door. Its been a bit since I have seen it and I was surprised at just how long and brutal the attack scenes are, they just keep going and going and not in a bad way. Is this the first time a home is boarded up and laid siege to in film? There is a lot of small featurettes on this disc but one glaring hole is the lack of a historian commenter on this movie. I wonder, will people be saying this same thing in 60 years about The Meg?

(4.5 out of 5)

Oct 18th
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54-58.) The Haunting Of Hill House (2018) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: This made me feel the entire gamut of human emotions, I feel like I am a better person for having watched it. And nothing has ever made me want to have a huge family more than watching this movie. I know it's a 'TV series' but lets get real its a 10 hour movie. This is everything that American Horror Story should have been, if American Horror story didn't have to hook you at the end of every episode so you would tune in next week. The non-linear story follows a family both in the present and 30 years ago when they move into a very haunted house. The house is epic and beautiful as all haunted houses should be (no one want to watch a movie about a haunted split level) but what I really loved is that they didn't anthropomorphize the house, it didn't try to eat people or fill rooms up with blood, it was just an evil place. I was set on giving this a 4.5 up until the ending but then I knew I had to give it a perfect score. Even so there were a couple of small things they could have fixed; the contacts the young father wore to look like the older actor were super distracting and sometimes the sight gags were too obvious but they were minor quibbles in what was a generally fantastic viewing experience.

(5 out of 5)

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Oct 19th
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59.) Blood Diner (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Where has this movie been my entire life? I love this sort of 80's horror hyper spoofery. It's a high bar set by the likes of Return Of The Killer Tomatoes and Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburg. This movie is about 2 brothers who run a diner where the main ingredient is people. And they are trying to bring an ancient goddess to life in a Frankenhooker-esk host body. Silly bloody fun.

(4 out of 5)


60.) The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Its been quite some time since I have seen this one. Probably mostly due to it's cringy fan base. And it is a good movie but not really worthy of all the praise it gets. It is also aged quite a bit in comparison to more modern claymation efforts like Coraline. Another thing that struck me after years of seeing these Jack and Sally toys is that Sally is almost never smiling in the movie, she always looks concerned. I never see any concerned sally toys. Where is movie really excels is the song, which are fantastic. Also Sally's constant attempted murder of her creator was a fun little sub plot that I had forgotten about entirely. But I guess the most important this is that my daughter was captivated and the 3D looked great. One step below Hocus Pocus as a holiday classic.

(4 out of 5)


61.) Second Commentary For Nightmare Sisters (1988) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: I know what you're thinking, SterlingBen, is this really the 4th review in so many years of Nightmare Sisters? And I will have you know I watched eBay for months to pick up this particular OOP DVD just for this non-carried over audio commentary featuring Michelle Bauer, Brinke Stevens and Richard Gabai. And it was totally worth it. I am a huge fan of Michelle Bauer and her husky voice was a pleasure to listen to for the length of this track. Richard Gabai also seems like a fun guy but he leaves about midway thru and the track gets way less flirty and much more serious and introspective with his departure. Also there is a lot more repeated information in the second half of the track for anyone who has seen Screaming In High Heels which if you are hunting down this 15 year old release instead or in addition to the Vinegar Syndrome blu then you probably have. And the best part is there is even one more non-carried over audio commentary on this disc! But I might see that one for next year.

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 20th
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62.) Evil Toons (1992) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Should have been called Evil Toon as there was just the one. We see him twice but he is otherwise always inhabiting a host for budgetary reasons. The rather flimsy plot of this movie revolves around a group of attractive and frequently disrobed girls who are spending the weekend cleaning out a mysterious murder/suicide house so it can be sold. David Carradine enjoys an ironic death, Dick Miller is watching a film he stars in on TV and Michelle Bauer pops in and out of her top. As far as low budget early 90's USA Up All Night fodder goes it is an enjoyable movie. Have reasonable expectations and there is some fun to be had with this one.

(3.5 out of 5)


63.) Poltergeist (2015) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This tepid remake of the 1982 classic has a bland family moving into a similarly situated house. It is a step down from the original in every way, the actors, the effects, the creative changes almost all for the worst. This movie does have 1 thing going for it, we see the trip in to save this films Carol Anne equivalent and it is a stylishly interesting spirit filled doppelgänger version of the house. Its very similar to what Stranger things would do a year later with the Upside Down. Oh and there is a Christmas Vacation squirrel moment but yeah there was no need to make this and what they did make isn't really worth watching over the original.

(2.5 out of 5)

Oct 21st
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64.) Blood: The Last Vampire (2009) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: This is a live action anime adaptation green lit most likely due to the success of Blade but vastly superior in quality. You replace Westly Snipes with a hot asian girl (frequently in school girl uniform) and all the effects and action with lower grade effects and action and you get Blood: The Last Vampire. An odd thing while watching is that its set in Japan but you can tell it's not filmed there, you have a Korean actress playing a Japanese character speaking english and all the other actors are just kind of C grade in quality. I bought this because it was a cheapie liquidation DVD and it has this blurb on the back "...like Kill Bill with a vampire bite". I assure you this is not like Kill Bill with a vampire bite, if that's what you want to see go watch From Dusk Until Dawn. This is like Blade made by first time film maker anime freaks.

(2 out of 5)


65.) Dagon (2001) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Ever watch a movie and think to yourself; if only this had come out a few years later? That is exactly what I was thinking about this one but earlier. The movie shot exactly the same in the 80's by an Italian crew would have been amazing. I missed Dagon the first time around due to their less than stellar box art and for the first little bit of this movie I was regretting picking it up. But the farther you get in you do start to like the annoying lead. One thing that really struck me is this felt like I was watching someone play Resident Evil 4 in real life with no weapons. The eerie town, the weirder occupants, the moral quandary of 'do I have sex with this mermaid?', this film had some good bones just lacked a bit in execution.

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 22nd
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66.) Halloween (2018) (Theater)*

My Thoughts: Going to call this rebooting 2.0; where you ignore the sequels and make this one a direct sequel to the original. It's what Terminator 5 did and now what Terminator 6 is doing as well. Picking up 40 years after the original Halloween this one has, now grandmother, Lori Strode as a crazy lockdown survivalist trying to reconnect with her family when they decide its a good idea to move Michael to a new facility the day before Halloween. Slasher havoc ensues. Michale's ability to keep going after getting shot, stabbed, beaten with a crowbar & run over by a car (all in this one movie mind you) breaks my suspension of disbelief too much. He is 61 in this movie and I think it is time to let him go. Not that this wasn't a capable slasher, easily better than everything that came out after Halloween III (tentatively as I don't really remember 4 & 5 and I haven't seen the original reboot sequel), but for me the magic is dead in regards to Michael Myers. I have had the reboot sequel in my 'to watch' pile for some time and I think I need to give that a spin and see how these compare. I do feel like I liked this much better than the original reboot, the Jamie Lee angle being the winning aspect of this one.

(3 out of 5)


67.) Psycho Cop Returns (1993) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This is one of those rare gems that I caught a few scenes from when I was a kid on HBO. At the time it was terrifyingly amazing. Tons of nudity and violence, I felt legitimately frightened of Psycho Cop. For years and years I looked for it again but never found this now (in my young mind) mythical horror movie. Cut to me blind buying this from Vinegar Syndrome, I mean come on it's called Psycho Cop and it all comes rushing back. I finally own the movie that got away. I feel like no one has ever said that about Psycho Cop Returns. So how does 30 something me like this movie that preteen me held in such high regard? I love it but for different reasons, well not entirely. The movie seems shockingly violent for a 90's slasher and there is a ton of nudity. The Die Hard-esk office building setting is a unique location for a slasher. And the tone of the movie that played so deadly serious to me as a child was hilarious this time. Now I need hunt down the original which I disgracefully haven't seen!

(4 out of 5)


68-70.) Crazyhead (2016) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: Recommended for me because I watched Ash Vs The Evil Dead. This British show about a couple of unlikely lady demon hunters runs a fine like of being both classier and more raunchy than Ash's fight. There is a few very interesting rules to this universe and even more interesting how the demons can be not necessarily all evil. And while I really liked the characters and overall plot of this miniseries it felt like there was a significant amount of retread even in just 6 episodes. It's left open for pickup into a series and even though I liked it I think this would have played better if trimmed down into a movie.

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 23rd
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71.) The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: I love these Argento Giallo, I usually wait 5-10 years between repeated viewing (mostly due to the rate that I acquire new titles) so I am always reactivated by the mystery. I really need to start looking into diving deeper into this sub genre. The Bird With The Crystal Plumage is Argento's directorial debut, its not quite as finely crafted as his later work but he still does frequently capture the beauty and suspense that has made him so famous of the years. I do wonder what kind of job that guy had where he could afford to just stay a few extra weeks in Italy to help solve a murder, but hey you had to do something to fill the time before the internet. An interesting (or perhaps boring to most) side note is that the company who released this blu is local to me and I have really thought about going into their shop front to apply for a job. Maybe I'll buy them if I win the Powerball.

(4 out of 5)


71.) Halloween II (2009) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I think I actually liked this a bit better than the new Halloween movie. True it is grimier and way way more graphic but what it is not is more of the same. This one is a direct continuation of the 2007 Zombie reboot that I admitibly wasn't really a big fan but the bones were used well here to craft a somewhat above average slasher outing. Lori Strode's paranoia and mental stability issues feel much more real in this one, Loomis turned slimy profiteer was great and even their halloween party was better in this movie than the new one. And not just because of all the boobs (although that did help) but because people actual dressed up as characters from movies as they would in real life. I marveled while watching the new one that everyone at the halloween dance had such non-specific costumes on, it was distracting how non-distracting they were trying to make it. Michael as a giant mute hobo bear feels actually kind of real in this one, he has a very Kane Hodder Jason vibe compared to his more geriatric equivalent in the newest film. Also there was a lot of surprising star power in this movie, every other scene it seemed like I was surprised to see someone. I am not sure if I would have liked this movie as much if I watched it directly after the movie it is sequel to but as a more abstract version of the characters I did enjoy it.

(3.5 out of 5)


72.) Family Guy S17E04: Big Trouble In Little Quahog (2018) (Streaming)(Wild Card #1)*

My Thoughts: Was this a Halloween episode? I'm not so sure it was. In this episode Stewie delights in shrinking Brian down to action hero size only to have to shrink himself down to order to rescue him, the plot thickens as their attempt to re-embiggen themselves results in making them microscopic. I smiled from time to time but the magic of this show is dwindling. Not terrible though, a nice pallet cleanser to Halloween II (the second one). Oh I almost forgot, the big take away here is this.

(3 out of 5)


73.) Warlock: The Armageddon (1993) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Big fan of the first Warlock movie and it has been quite some time since I have seen this one. This time the warlock is out to collect 5 mystical stones so that he can open a portal to hell during a 6 day eclipse. And the movie is about as well thought out as that little plot description implies. Obviously the reason you are watching is to watch the Warlock kill people who happen to have these stones in unique and interesting ways, sort of a Wishmaster prototype going on here. And in that aspect this is a mildly entertaining movie, but the whole spiritual warriors wrap around and terrible CG really bring this property down. They tried to go too mystical Beastmaster-esk with this property. As an add on to the original in this set though it is worthwhile, additionally I have never seen the 3rd Warlock so that may be interesting...

(2.5 out of 5)


74.) Rawhead Rex (1986) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Man oh man do I wish I flipped my DVD of this at the hight of it's OOP-ness. I was under this crazy notion that it was never going to be released again. Maybe I should look at my other OOP crazy priced titles... but what happens if I really want to watch My Bloody Valentine, Fright Night 2 or Cold Dog Soup again though?!?! Anyways, as a sucker for ancient evils this is right up my alley. A man researching pre-Christianity sites in Ireland comes afoul of archaic monster brought back to life by a farmer attempting to remove a rather large rock. The rubber monster suit runs a fine line between decent and ridiculous and unlike other monster movies they really wanted to get their moneys worth out of this suit. You get to see the monster a lot and very well lit. Lots of cheesy mayhem and a little mystery in a less frequented setting make this one a winner in my book.

(4 out of 5)


75.) Commentary For Rawhead Rex (1986) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This track was a little too subdued for my taste. The moderator did a good job of keeping the talking going but the director has a very sleep inducing voice and not really all that much in the way of things to say. Sure I enjoyed hearing that the little girl in the film was terrified of Rex and that they came up with games for them to play together, that one was a suggest but overall this track hit me as a bit too complainy about how we didn't have the budget we thought we were going to have. We get it guy it was a low budget movie, regale us of cheeky stories about how you had to feed the cast from the day old shop or buy film ends from another shoot, don't just moan about it. Even though I didn't particularly care for this track I also admit to getting a little singed of the genre at this point. I am sure in the future that I will give this track at least one more chance.

(2.5 out of 5)

Oct 24th
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76.) Full Moon High (1980) (VHS)

My Thoughts: Welp, that's why I haven't watched that in 20 years also damn I'm getting old. The movie follows a young high school football star in the 50's who gets bitten by a werewolf. He wonders the globe for a few decades and then decided to return to his old high school to finally finish that pivotal game. Although now it's the late 70's and his high school has become a much rougher place than he remembers. The laughs are few and far between here but there is a few nuggets once he returns to school in the second act. Also Alan Arkin comes in at the last minute to some success. Overall though the attempts at levity are more annoying that humorous.

(2 out of 5)


77.) Blair Witch (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: You know I remember kind of liking Book Of Shadows as a teen. This Blair Witch sequel gives you some predictable twists in the woods along with some freaky visuals but I got to say it didn't really give me the frights. They added too much paranormal and killed the whole fear of the unknown and made the house haunted as shit which is ok but then its really not The Blair Witch anymore. It was ok but I will stick to the first 2.

(3 out of 5)

Oct 25th
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78.) Anthropophagus (1980) (DVD)

My Thoughts: I love the mysteriously deserted town at the opening of this movie, it is a set up that has stuck with me for years. It's something that Dagon tried to do but wasn't nearly as successful at. So as a mysterious, what's happening movie I enjoy this title but lets be honest the cat is out of the bag as to the big pay off here and always has been with the shocking finale so boldly placed on every promotion item and movie cover in perpetuity. It's a cash grab and it probably worked but it kills the potential shock value of the scene when you are literally waiting for it to happen. I suppose the appropriate usage for this film would be for horror power users like us to acquire it and queue it up for an unsuspecting viewer. I am going to have to bucket list that one. Also speaking of bucket list I have got to add the amazing village shot in this film to it.

(3.5 out of 5)


79.) Don't Breath (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: No movie has ever made me so cognition of my own breathing. I was constantly seeing how quiet I could breath while watching this and even holding my breath sometimes, it is very nearly an interactive horror movie. The badass space marine from Avatar plays a badass blind guy getting robbed by some teen fodder in this little rollercoaster of a movie. You go from 'well its his right' to 'they were trespassing' to 'ok I can't support that' in a hurry in this movie. Very enjoyable one off, I am a bit apprehensive about next years sequel though.

(4 out of 5)


80.) Fraiser S05E03: Halloween (2016) (Streaming) (Wild Card #2)*

My Thoughts: Entertaining enough episode of Fraiser set around a Halloween party and a pregnancy scare. A you would expect it is a classier Halloween party than most of us have ever gone to, the costume theme being literary figures. And of course the dullard is in the costume I also would have chosen for such a soiree. An entertaining challenge aside.

(3 out of 5)


81.) Sorority House Massacre (1986) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: It's a bad Halloween knockoff with the word 'massacre' in the title. You know exactly what you are getting when you go to watch this an it delivers. One thing it over delivers on is the 80's. Man the terrible clothing in this movie just burns your retinas. The plot if it really even matters is about a man who escapes from a mental institution so that he car return home to kill. His little sister having been adopted young after his initial family killing spree has visions followed by revelation upon his return. It's decent stuff for the 80s slasher genre but it's no Slumber Party Massacre.

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 26th
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82.) Blackenstein (1973) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I normally always go wit the longer version but that quality disclaimer made me decide to go theatrical with my first viewing of this classic. Blackenstein as an idea is great, IRL it leaves a little something to be desired. This movie is set in Dr. Steins mansion where he is doing some highly dubious medical experiments involving RNA injections. A scored lab assistant messes with said injections for an African American quadriplegic turning him into the film's namesake. What I did like about this movie was it's musical choices which were very blaxploitation and way different than any other scores I have listened to thus far in the challenge that the rather fragile state of being of several of the ladies tops. But overall I was fairly disappointed in this property, the idea of a blaxspoitation horror movie I dig but this movie wasn't successful at either genre.

(2 out of 5)


83.) Homicycle (2014) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: My expectations for this one were way too high. This is student film in quality, one of those 'I could do that' movies. But there was a little bit of charm here, never quite made it to Hobo With A Shotgun levels but it was passable and just, some over the top violence and some so bad it's good acting. I kinda liked it. Don't get me wrong it's trash but for that certain viewer... For everyone else probably watch Cyclone or I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle.

(2 out of 5)


84.) Hell and Back (2015) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: x

(x out of 5)

Oct 27th
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85.) The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina S01E01-02 (2018) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: Hey it's the girl from The Blackcoat's Daughter! Lots of soft focus

(x out of 5)


86.) I, Zombie (1998) (VHS)

My Thoughts: x

(x out of 5)

Oct 28th
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87.) Don't Knock Twice (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: x

(x out of 5)


88.) Petrified (2006) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: I was onboard for a low budget mummy horror flick, I was even more on board when the setting was an all girls mental heath facility specializing in nymphomania but it quickly became apparent that this is just a ripoff of Time Walker. Alien mummy creepily watching girls lez out being the height of this movie. From there it's all kind of down hill and very representative of what Full Moon has become over the years. And they sure did stretch to hit that 70 minute mark, including a mid credit sequence explaining that the executive producers all spent $100 on Full Moon merchandise. Also that Medusa effect was pretty rough.

(2 out of 5)


89.) Nightmare At Noon (1988) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Is this a sequel to something? I feel like there are callbacks here I am missing out on. This movie was categorized as horror when I bought it at Target and on IMDB and it's put out by Scream Factory but it really feels more just like a low budget 80's action movie. A good one but horror is bit of a stretch. An evil scientist taints the water supply of a small town an insanity inducing substance and then sits back to watch the chaos. It's up to our group of orange juice and beer drinking heroes to save the day. This really was a fun B Action flick, plenty of explosions and violence and the best they could do on a helicopter chase at the end, I would have really liked to have a commentary track on this one. Also George Kennedy trying to run is hysterical. This is only the 3rd hard B movie I have seen him in (Demonwarp and Death Ship being the others) and I think I am going to be on a particular lookout for him specifically in the future.

(4 out of 5)

Oct 29th
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90.) E.N.D. (2015) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: x

(x out of 5)


91-95.5) iZombie S01E01-13 (2015) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: x

(x out of 5)


96.5) Knock Knock (2015) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: x

(x out of 5)

Oct 30th
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97.) Best Of The Worst: Halloween Spooktacular (2015) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: Of everything that Red Letter Media puts out Best of The Worst is my favorite and the best Best of the Worst episodes are usually the Halloween specials. This year was no exception, movies reviewed were Carnivore, HauntedWeen, and Black Roses. There is something cathartic about watching terrible movies with friends and endlessly making fun of them. BOTW distills that experience just right. I especially like it when they get drunk during the reviews and this is one of those episodes, they actually have to stop and resume filming at a later date as everyone has too much. They are just a fun group of guys making what I would make if I was a content creator.

(4.5 out of 5)


98.) Satan's Baby Doll (1982) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: This misleadingly covered and titled film is about a girl possessed by the spirit of her recently departed mother and out to get revenge and try to rekindle her lesbian relationship to her disabled brothers (or son's) hot nun caretaker. The movie is really just an excuse to have these 3 women naked, a lot, in a nice house. Researching this movie a bit turns up that there is a Thriller style XXX version as well and of course I now immediately regret owning this nerfed version. Nice to look at but lacking in substance.

(2.5 out of 5)


99.) The Mummy 3D (2017) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I know there is a lot of hate for this film but you know I think I could have been down for this Dark Universe Universal Monsters reboot. Sure there were some mistakes here in casting and plotting and not having Brenden Frazier as a cameo doing a “mummies, I don't do mummies” was a huge misstep. But I found this to be fairly enjoyable. The adventuring in the world of antiquities, secret tombs, hidden treasures, very Indiana Jones kind of stuff, yes maybe too many CG rats… and birds… and spiders... But I liked this nearly as well at the 1999 Mummy with the exception of there being no real chemistry between the leads and the set up at the end was overly optimistic at the chances for a Dark Universe franchise. Surely something that’s not a comic book can find success in this field. The 3D was meh, your moneies is probably better spent on the 4K release.

(3.5 out of 5)

Oct 31st
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100.) Adams Family (1991) (VHS)

My Thoughts: I bought this movie at McDonalds as a kid and I used those golden arches on the box as a gateway drug to get my daughter to watch this with me. This movie got some replay in my house throughout my youth due in no small part to my crush on Christina Ricci (let it be known she is older than me). And watching it today was pleasantly familiar, a wonderful screen adaptation of a TV show. My VHS is a little worse for the wear and in desperate need of an upgrade if just to finally see all the fine detail in the Adams Family manor. Never going to give up this tape though, if only for it's weird lineage. We saw a girl dressed up as Wednesday while we were out trick or treating tonight and immediately I thought about getting a Gomez outfit for next year. But lets face it, I would probably be more amped to dress as Fester.

(4 out of 5)


Nov 1st
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101.) A Little Bit Zombie (2016) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: It took me about a quarter of the movie to get into it, but once it finally clicked I didn't want it to stop. A Little Bit Zombie follows a group of friends on a pre-wedding retreat when the groom becomes zombified. But the more friendly I want brains but don't want to eat people zombified. The bride to be and grooms sister decide the only thing to do is to dress slutty and pick up dirt bags so that he can eat. Again a rough start but a genuinely funny low budget zomcom. I am going to have to make some time in the future for that cast commentary as well.

(3.5 out of 5)

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Checklist:
Spoiler:
Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
-x- 1950 - The Maze (1953)
-x- 1960 - Carnival Of Souls (1962)
...............Blood Of Ghastly Horror (1967)
--- 1970 -
-x- 1980 - Lifeforce (Director's Cut) (1985)
...............Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut) (1985)
...............Ghoulies II (1988)
...............Jaws 3D (1983)
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
-x- 2010 - Cult of Chucky (2017)

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-x- PG - Carnival Of Souls
............Jaws 3D
-x- PG-13 - Ghoulies II
-x- R - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
..........Commentary for Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-x- Unrated - Cult of Chucky
--- M -
-x- GP - Blood Of Ghastly Horror
-x- Approved - The Maze

Watch films in at least three formats:
-x- First format, (DVD), (Carnival Of Souls).
..................................(Ghoulies II)
..................................(Blood Of Ghastly Horror)
-x- Second format, (Blu-Ray), (Lifeforce (Director's Cut)).
...........................................(Commentary for Lifeforce (Director's Cut))
...........................................(The Maze)
...........................................(Jaws 3D)
...........................................(Cult of Chucky)
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title).

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
--- Jamie Lee Curtis -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace -
--- Naomi Watts -
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor -
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca -
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- Lucio Fulci -
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino -
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson -
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers:
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz -
--- Jeanette Volturno -

Select 2 writers:
-x- Dan O'Bannon - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
............................Commentary for Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- David Cronenberg -
-x- Dennis Paoli - Ghoulies II
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-x- *3-D Film - The Maze
......................Jaws 3D
-x- Agoraphobia - Carnival Of Souls
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen -
--- Based on a True Story -
-x- Based on a Novel - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
................................Commentary for Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Hammer Films -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-x- Death by: Explosion, 2 - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
........................................Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
........................................Ghoulies II
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
--- Documentary -
-x- Drunk Horror - Ghoulies II
-x- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
.............................................................Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
--- Film Title Drop -
--- Flashback Horror -
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
-x- Ghost / Haunting - Carnival Of Souls
--- Giallo -
--- Ouija Board -
--- K-Horror -
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - Jaws 3D
--- Killer / Evil Child -
-x- Killer / Evil Doll - Cult of Chucky
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
--- Nazi -
--- Prom -
-x- Psychological - Carnival Of Souls
..........................Cult of Chucky
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
-x- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Cult of Chucky
-x- Takes Place in a Hospital - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
..........................................Commentary for Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
..........................................Cult of Chucky
--- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Television -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-x- Vampire - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
...................Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- Werewolf -
-x- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Cult of Chucky
-x- Wilhelm Scream - Venom
-x- With Commentary - Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
-x- Zombie - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

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

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
-x- Was made in the 1960s - Carnival Of Souls
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
--- Was written by Stephen King -
--- Features snow -
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
-x- Features a nun or priest - Carnival Of Souls

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-x- Jump Scare - The Maze
........................Cult of Chucky
--- No Cell Coverage -
-x- The Abandoned Place - Carnival Of Souls
--- The Vengeful Spirit -
-x- Death By Sex - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
...........................Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- The Final Girl -
--- Flickering Lights -

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

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
-x- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
......................................................................Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -

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


Theme Nights:
Spoiler:

-x- 9/30: Criterion Crossover
...............Carnival Of Souls
-x- 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes.
...............Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
...............Commentary For Lifeforce (Director's Cut)
The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
-x- 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint
It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror -
...............The Maze
-x- 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water...
Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation -
...............Jaws 3D
-x- 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries...
...............The Bone Yard
These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors -
-x- 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
...............Deadtime Stories
-x- 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
...............The Curse
...............Day Of The Dead: Bloodline
-x- 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies -
...............The Monster Squad
-x- 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread
It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films -
...............The Blackcoat's Daughter
-x- 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented
Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror -
...............Nightmare Weekend
-x- 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties
...............Happy Death Day
-x- 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss,
and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs -
...............Lost After Dark
-x- 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell
Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror -
...............Dead Shadows
-x- 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
...............Village Of The Damned
-x- 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way
Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks -
...............You're Next
-x- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror -
...............I Saw The Devil
-x- 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers -
...............Jack The Ripper
x- 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season...
Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach -
...............Oasis Of The Zombies
-x- 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell...
These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films -
...............The Haunting Of Hill House
-x- 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves
Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night -
...............Blood Diner
-x- 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores -
...............Evil Toons
-x- 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires -
...............Blood: The Last Vampire
-x- 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 -
...............Psycho Cop Returns
-x- 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station...
The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! -
...............The Bird With The Crystal Plumage
-x- 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
...............Full Moon High
-x- 10/25: 72 Films of Depravity, Sex, and Gory Delights...
Banned by the BBFC; They're Too Bloody Uptight! - Video Nasties 35th Anniversary -
...............Anthropophagus
-x- 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors
...............Blackenstein
-x- 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents...
The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew
And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! -
They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine -
...............I, Zombie
-x- 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights.
Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances
...............Don't Knock Twice
-x- 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death
Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games
...............Knock Knock
-x- 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 -
...............Satan's Baby Doll
-x- 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 Adams Family
-x- 11/01: Comedy Crossover
...............A Little Bit Zombie

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2007 List, 2008 List, 2009 List, 2010 List, 2011 List, 2012 List, 2013 List, 2014 List, 2015 List, 2016 List, 2017 List


10/1
1. Life After Beth

10/2
2. Dressed to Kill
TV-2.5. Hannibal: Season 1, Episode 11: Rôti (1/2 entry)

10/3
TV-3. Hannibal: Season 1, Episode 12: Relevés (1/2 entry)

10/4
TV-3.5. Hannibal: Season 1, Episode 13: Savoureux (1/2 entry)

10/5
TV-4. Hannibal: Season 2, Episode 1: Kaiseki (1/2 entry)

10/6
5. 28 Weeks Later

10/7
6. Evil Dead (2013)

10/8
7. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

10/10
8. Chopping Mall

10/12
TV-8.5. Hannibal: Season 2, Episode 2: Sakizuke (1/2 entry)

10/13
TV-9. Hannibal: Season 2, Episode 3: Hassun (1/2 entry)

10/14
TV-9.5. Hannibal: Season 2, Episode 4: Takiawase (1/2 entry)
TV-10 The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 1: Steven Sees a Ghost (1/2 entry)

10/17
11. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

10/18
12. Frankenstein

10/19
13. Bride of Frankenstein

10/20
13. Halloween (2018)

10/21
TV-13.5. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 2: Open Casket (1/2 entry)
TV-14. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 3: Touch (1/2 entry)

10/22
TV-14.5. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 4: The Twin Thing (1/2 entry)
TV-15. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 5: The Bent-Neck Lady (1/2 entry)

10/23
TV-15.5. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 6: Two Storms (1/2 entry)
TV-16. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 7: Eulogy (1/2 entry)

10/24
TV-16.5. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 8: Witness Marks (1/2 entry)
TV-17. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 9: Screaming Meemies (1/2 entry)
TV-17.5. The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1, Episode 10: Silence Lay Steadily (1/2 entry)

10/25
18.5. Night of the Living Dead

10/28
19.5. Dawn of the Dead

10/28
20.5. The Nightmare Before Christmas
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List finalized

(yay I made it this time)

- All first time viewings, unless indicated by a *.
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2010: 28
2011: 176
2012: 306
2013: 182
2014: 158
2015: 144
2016: 43 (dropped out)
2017: 12 (dropped out, I guess, I don't even remember)

October 1
1. Krysar (1986) 7/10
Review/comments: Story is a bit of a drag at times, but there are some beautiful rhythmic montages in there. Really interesting animation and bleak world.

2. Chasing Sleep (2000) 7/10
Review/comments: Great hazy atmosphere.

October 6
3. Brain Dead (1990) 6/10
Review/comments: Outdated and super campy, sometimes fun but sometimes just a big groan-fest.

4. Mandy (2018) 6/10
Review/comments: Some if it was really intense, but it just wasn't believably angry enough for me to be completely drawn in.

October 7
5. The Damned (1962) 6/10
Review/comments: Catchy theme song, and interesting but all over the place.

6. Combat Shock (1984) 6/10
Review/comments: Good in an off-kilter kind of way, but it's amateurish is also what holds it back.

October 9
7. See No Evil (2006) 5/10
Review/comments: Liked how mean-spirited it was, but awful set of characters.

8. Carry on Screaming! (1966) 6/10
Review/comments: Oddly charming and enjoyable. I found Kenneth Williams way more fun to watch than I expected.

October 17
9. Case 39 (2009) 6/10
Review/comments: Really stupid at times and kind of awkward, but still somewhat entertaining.

October 19
10. Psycho III (1986) 5/10
Review/comments: Was a bit all over the place, but the ex-nun's subplot with Norman was interesting. Ending made it all pointless.

October 20
11. Digging Up the Marrow (2014) 6/10
Review/comments: Wish they'd spent a little less time building up the 'Adam Green reality' stuff and more on the monster stuff because those parts were much better.

12. Las brujas de Zugarramurdi (2013) 5/10
Review/comments: Not a fan of this style of Spanish comedy/horror but it wasn't the worst. Thought it rooted for the wrong people though.

13. Dave Made a Maze (2017) 6/10
Review/comments: Never really all came together, but great set design and quite fun.

October 21
14. See No Evil 2 (2014) 6/10
Review/comments: Liked this much more than the first. Just a generic slasher really that is an onslaught of attack, rest, attack, rest, but is still fun.

15. Night Train to Terror (1985) 4/10
Review/comments: Awful concept and execution. Alright to laugh at, but still just a confusing dull mess.

October 22
16. Petey Wheatstraw (1977) 6/10
Review/comments: Silly, but a really genuine sense of humour that constantly pokes fun at itself and winks at the audience that it's hard not to like.

October 23
17. Nine Dead (2010) 5/10
Review/comments: I'm always drawn to these movies and left severely disappointed. Stupid ending.

October 23
18. Demon (2015) 5/10
Review/comments: Some interesting parts, but just kind of fizzles out every time it gets interesting.

October 27
19. Patchwork (2015) 7/10
Review/comments: Not what I expected it all, really genuine fun time with interesting lead characters. TenTwentyTen is stuck in my head now.

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***LIST IS COMPLETE***


OCTOBER HORROR MOVIE CHALLENGE LISTS:  2017 · 2016 · 2015 · 2014 · 2013 · 2012 · 2008 · 2007 · 2006

001 · SEP 30 · Dressed to Kill · DVD
002 · OCT 01 · Lifeforce (International Cut) · DVD
003 · OCT 01 · Evil Dead II · DVD
004 · OCT 01 · Dracula vs. Frankenstein · Streaming · ☼
005 · OCT 02 · The Skull · Blu-ray
006 · OCT 02 · Blue Sunshine · Streaming · ☼
007 · OCT 03 · Blood Beach · Streaming · ☼
008 · OCT 04 · Down (2001) · Streaming · ☼
009 · OCT 04 · Curse of Chucky · Blu-ray · ☼
010 · OCT 05 · Kwaidan · Streaming · ☼
011 · OCT 05 · Trilogy of Terror · Streaming · ☼
012 · OCT 06 · Ghost Town · OTA · ☼
013 · OCT 06 · Warm Bodies · Blu-ray
014 · OCT 06 · The Return of the Vampire · OTA · ☼
015 · OCT 06 · Burial Ground · Streaming · ☼
016 · OCT 07 · Dr. Cyclops · Streaming · ☼
017 · OCT 07 · The Phantom of the Opera (1925) · Streaming · ☼
018 · OCT 07 · The Old Dark House (1932) · Streaming
019 · OCT 07 · Phantom of the Opera (1943) · Blu-ray
020 · OCT 08 · Cat People (1942) · Blu-ray
021 · OCT 08 · Hereditary · Streaming · ☼
022 · OCT 09 · The Zero Boys · Streaming · ☼
023 · OCT 09 · They (2002) · OTA · ☼
024 · OCT 09 · Night of the Comet · DVD
025 · OCT 10 · Happy Death Day · Streaming · ☼
026 · OCT 11 · Cujo · Streaming · ☼
027 · OCT 12 · A Quiet Place · Streaming · ☼
028 · OCT 12 · Zombieland · Blu-ray
029 · OCT 13 · Inside (2007) · Streaming · ☼
030 · OCT 13 · Horror Express · Streaming · ☼
031 · OCT 13 · Black Sunday (1960) · Blu-ray · ☼
032 · OCT 13 · Cry of the Werewolf · OTA · ☼
033 · OCT 13 · Bloody Pit of Horror · Streaming · ☼
034 · OCT 14 · Dawn of the Dead (1978) (European Cut) · DVD
035 · OCT 14 · The Blood on Satan's Claw · Streaming · ☼
036 · OCT 14 · Tentacles · Streaming · ☼
037 · OCT 14 · Surf Nazis Must Die! · Streaming · ☼ · WILDCARD
038 · OCT 15 · Peeping Tom · Streaming · ☼
039 · OCT 15 · Freaks (1932) · Streaming · ☼
040 · OCT 16 · Terrifier · Streaming · ☼
041 · OCT 17 · Who Can Kill a Child? · Streaming · ☼
042 · OCT 18 · The Descent · Blu-ray · ☼
043 · OCT 18 · Repo!  The Genetic Opera · Streaming · ☼
044 · OCT 19 · The Toxic Avenger · Streaming · ☼
045 · OCT 19 · Firestarter · Blu-ray · ☼
046 · OCT 20 · Evil Toons · Streaming · ☼
047 · OCT 20 · Snowbeast · Streaming · ☼
048 · OCT 20 · Satan's School for Girls (1973) · Streaming · ☼
049 · OCT 20 · Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein · OTA
050 · OCT 20 · Virgin Witch · Blu-ray
051 · OCT 21 · The Lost Boys · Blu-ray
052 · OCT 21 · Abraham Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter · Blu-ray · ☼
053 · OCT 21 · The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires · Streaming · ☼
054 · OCT 21 · Vampire Circus · Blu-ray · ☼
055 · OCT 22 · Son of Dracula (1943) · Streaming · ☼
056 · OCT 22 · Fangs of the Living Dead · Streaming · ☼
057 · OCT 22 · Black Sabbath · Blu-ray
058 · OCT 22 · The Washing Machine · Streaming · ☼
059 · OCT 22 · The Quatermass Xperiment · Blu-ray · ☼
060 · OCT 22 · Messiah of Evil · Streaming · ☼
061 · OCT 22 · The Blob (1958) · Blu-ray · ☼
062 · OCT 22 · Blood Bath (1966) · Streaming · ☼
063 · OCT 23 · Beware! The Blob · Streaming · ☼
064 · OCT 23 · Tenebre · Streaming · ☼
065 · OCT 23 · Pinocchio's Revenge · DVD
066 · OCT 23 · Krampus · Blu-ray
067 · OCT 23 · Hobgoblins · Streaming
068 · OCT 23 · Man's Best Friend · Streaming
069 · OCT 23 · Omen III:  The Final Conflict · DVD
070 · OCT 23 · Witchboard III:  The Possession · Streaming · ☼
071 · OCT 23 · Society · Streaming · ☼
072 · OCT 24 · Silver Bullet · DVD
073 · OCT 24 · Devil Fish · Streaming · ☼
074 · OCT 24 · Pandemonium · OTA
075 · OCT 24 · An American Werewolf in London · Blu-ray
076 · OCT 24 · Ginger Snaps · Blu-ray
077 · OCT 24 · Ginger Snaps Back:  The Beginning · Streaming · ☼
078 · OCT 25 · Q:  The Winged Serpent · Blu-ray
079 · OCT 25 · Jennifer (1978) · Blu-ray · ☼
080 · OCT 25 · Chopping Mall · Blu-ray
081 · OCT 25 · Final Destination 2 · DVD
082 · OCT 25 · Antropophagus · Streaming · ☼
083 · OCT 25 · The Funhouse · Blu-ray
084 · OCT 25 · Don't Go Near the Park · Streaming · ☼
085 · OCT 26 · Valerie and Her Week of Wonders · Blu-ray
086 · OCT 26 · Lady Frankenstein · Streaming · ☼
087 · OCT 26 · The Ghost of Frankenstein · Blu-ray · ☼
088 · OCT 26 · Dr. Caligari · Streaming · ☼
089 · OCT 26 · The House of Frankenstein · Blu-ray · ☼
090 · OCT 27 · Hammer Horror:  The Warner Bros Years · Blu-ray · ☼
091 · OCT 27 · Maximum Overdrive · DVD
092 · OCT 27 · Terror in the Crypt · Streaming · ☼
093 · OCT 27 · Prom Night (1980) · Streaming · ☼
094 · OCT 27 · 13 Ghosts (1960) · OTA · ☼
095 · OCT 27 · She Killed in Ecstasy · Blu-ray
096 · OCT 28 · City of the Living Dead · Streaming · ☼
097 · OCT 28 · Marrowbone · Streaming · ☼
098 · OCT 28 · Bog · Streaming · ☼
099 · OCT 28 · The Premature Burial · Streaming · ☼
100 · OCT 29 · Brainscan · Streaming · ☼
101 · OCT 29 · House of the Long Shadows · Blu-ray · ☼
102 · OCT 30 · Demon Wind · Streaming · ☼
103 · OCT 30 · Trick 'r Treat · DVD
104 · OCT 30 · Bubba Ho-Tep · Streaming
105 · OCT 31 · Sleepy Hollow · DVD
106 · OCT 31 · Captain Kronos:  Vampire Hunter · DVD

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

[X] 10/01: Chad - Lifeforce (1985)
[X] 10/02: ororama - Blue Sunshine (1977)
[X] 10/03: indiephantom - Blood Beach (1980)
[X] 10/04: Gobear - Down (The Shaft) (2001)
[X] 10/05: hbsvb - Kwaidan (1964)
[X] 10/06: Darkgod - Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
[X] 10/07: shellebelle - Dr. Cyclops (1940)
[X] 10/08: mallratcal - Hereditary (2018)
[X] 10/09: TheBigDave - The Zero Boys (1986)
[X] 10/10: Elliot57 - Happy Death Day (2017)
[X] 10/11: orlmac - Cujo (1983)
[X] 10/12: arw6040 - A Quiet Place (2018)
[X] 10/13: Bladz - Inside (2007)
[X] 10/14: Trevor - The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
[X] 10/15: Shack - Peeping Tom (1960)
[X] 10/16: Mondo Kane - Terrifier (2017)
[X] 10/17: DaveyJoe - Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
[X] 10/18: PCBreakdown - Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
[X] 10/19: jacob_b - The Toxic Avenger (1984)
[X] 10/20: SterlingBen - Evil Toons (1992)
[X] 10/21: tarfrimmer - The Lost Boys (1987)
[X] 10/22: numbercrunch - Son of Dracula (1943) / Fangs of the Living Dead (1968) / The Washing Machine (1993)
[X] 10/23: SethDLH - Tenebre (1982)
[X] 10/24: JAX036 - Silver Bullet (1985)
[X] 10/25: WillieMLF - Antropophagus (1980)
[X] 10/26: clckworang - Dr. Caligari (1989)
[X] 10/27: Darth Maher - Maximum Overdrive (1986)
[X] 10/28: jholmes - Marrowbone (2017)
[X] 10/29: Undeadcow - Brainscan (1994)
[X] 10/30: alyxstarr - Demon Wind (1990)
[X] 10/31: cwileyy - Sleepy Hollow (1990)
THEME NIGHTS - COMPLETED
Spoiler:
[X] 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes.
The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Lifeforce (International Cut); Evil Dead II
[X] 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint
It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror - The Skull; Blue Sunshine
[X] 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water...
Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation - Blood Beach
[X] 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries...
These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors - Down (2001); Curse of Chucky
[X] 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Kwaidan; Trilogy of Terror
[X] 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - Ghost Town; Warm Bodies; Burial Ground
[X] 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies - Dr. Cyclops; The Phantom of the Opera (1925); The Old Dark House (1932); Phantom of the Opera (1943)
[X] 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread
It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films - Cat People (1942); Hereditary
[X] 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented
Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror - The Zero Boys; Night of the Comet
[X] 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties - Happy Death Day
[X] 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss,
and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs - Cujo
[X] 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell
Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror - A Quiet Place; Zombieland
[X] 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror - Inside (2007); Horror Express; Black Sunday (1960); Bloody Pit of Horror
[X] 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way
Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks - Dawn of the Dead (1978) (European Cut); The Blood on Satan's Claw; Tentacles; Surf Nazis Must Die!
[X] 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror - Peeping Tom; Freaks
[X] 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers - Terrifer
[X] 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season...
Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach - Who Can Kill a Child?
[X] 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell...
These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films - The Descent; Repo! The Genetic Opera
[X] 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves
Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night - The Toxic Avenger; Firestarter
[X] 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores - Evil Toons; Satan's School for Girls (1973); Virgin Witch
[X] 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires - The Lost Boys; Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter; The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires; Vampire Circus
[X] 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 - Son of Dracula (1943); Fangs of the Living Dead (1968); The Washing Machine (1993)
[X] 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station...
The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! - Tenebre; Pinocchio's Revenge; Krampus; Man's Best Friend; Omen III: The Final Conflict; Witchboard III: The Possession
[X] 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - Silver Bullet; An American Werewolf in London; Ginger Snaps; Ginger Snaps Back:  The Beginning
[X] 10/25: 72 Films of Depravity, Sex, and Gory Delights...
Banned by the BBFC; They're Too Bloody Uptight! - Video Nasties 35th Anniversary - Antropophagus; The Funhouse; Don't Go Near the Park
[X] 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors - Lady Frankenstein; The Ghost of Frankenstein; Dr. Caligari; The House of Frankenstein
[X] 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents...
The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew
And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! - Maximum Overdrive
They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine -
[X] 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights.
Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - City of the Living Dead; Marrowbone; Bog
[X] 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death
Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games - Brainscan; House of the Long Shadows
[X] 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 - Demon Wind
[X] 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 - Sleepy Hollow
CHECKLIST - REQUIREMENTS COMPLETED (NO DUPLICATES)
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
[X] Jamie Lee Curtis - Prom Night (1980)
[X] Peter Cushing - The Skull
--- Bruce Davison -
[X] Boris Karloff - The Old Dark House (1932)
[X] Christopher Lee - Terror in the Crypt
[X] Helga Liné - The Horror Express
[X] Bela Lugosi - The Return of the Vampire
--- Elina Madison -
[X] Burgess Meredith - Beware! The Blob
[X] Sam Neill - Omen III:  The Final Conflict
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
[X] Dee Wallace - Cujo
[X] Naomi Watts - Down (2001)
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
[X] Alf Humphreys - Final Destination 2
--- Dorothy Malone -
[X] John Gavin - Jennifer (1978)
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
[X] Verne Troyer - Pinocchio's Revenge
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
[X] Derrick O'Connor - The Blood on Satan's Claw
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
[X] Gary Kurtz - Blood Bath (1966)

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
[X] Joseph LoDuca - Curse of Chucky
[X] Paul Ratajczak - Bubba Ho-Tep
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
[X] Mario Bava - Black Sunday
[X] Larry Cohen - Q:  The Winged Serpent
[X] Jesús "Jess" Franco - She Killed in Ecstasy
[X] Lucio Fulci - City of the Living Dead
--- William Malone -
[X] Sergio Martino - Devil Fish
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
[X] Screaming Mad George - Society
[X] Steve Johnson - An American Werewolf in London
--- Stan Winston -

Select 2 producers:
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
[X] Michael Hertz - The Toxic Avenger
[X] Jeanette Volturno - Happy Death Day

Select 2 writers:
[X] Dan O'Bannon - Lifeforce (International Cut)
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Dennis Paoli -
[X] R.J. Robertson - Chopping Mall

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
[X] Anthology Film - Trilogy of Terror
[X] Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - The Funhouse
--- Based on a True Story -
[X] Based on a Novel - Warm Bodies
[X] Cannibalism - Antropophagus
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
[X] Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - Hobgoblins
[X] Classic Hammer Films - Vampire Circus
[X] Comedy / Spoof - Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
[X] Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Peeping Tom
[X] Cryptid Cinema - Silver Bullet
[X] Death by: Explosion, 2 - Blood Beach
[X] Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Dawn of the Dead (1978) (European Cut)
[X] Distributor / Studio: Code Red - Messiah of Evil
[X] Documentary - Hammer Horror:  The Warner Bros Years
--- Drunk Horror -
[X] Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - The Quatermass Xperiment
[X] Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - Cardsfan111; Abraham Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
[X] Film Title Drop - Maximum Overdrive
[X] Flashback Horror - Zombieland
[X] From a Basis Gogos Painting - Phantom of the Opera (1943)
--- Found Footage -
[X] Frankenstein - Dracula vs. Frankenstein
[X] Ghost / Haunting - 13 Ghosts (1960)
[X] Giallo - Tenebre
[X] Ouija Board - Witchboard III:  The Possession
--- K-Horror -
[X] Killer / Evil Animal - Tentacles
[X] Killer / Evil Child - Who Can Kill a Child?
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mummy -
[X] Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Repo!  The Genetic Opera
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
[X] Nazi - Surf Nazis Must Die!
--- Prom -
[X] Psychological - Marrowbone
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
[X] Takes Place in a Hospital - Blue Sunshine
[X] Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - Satan's School for Girls
[X] Takes Place on a Holiday - Krampus
[X] Television - Terrifier
[X] Three Installments in a Franchise - Ginger Snaps Back:  The Beginning
[X] Vampire - Captain Kronos:  Vampire Hunter
[X] Werewolf - Cry of the Werewolf
[X] Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Demon Wind
[X] Wilhelm Scream - The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires
[X] With Commentary - The Lost Boys
[X] With Two or More Horror Legends - House of the Long Shadows
[X] Zombie - Burial Ground

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
[X] Tim Lucas - Black Sabbath
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats:
[X] First format, (insert format), (insert title). OTA; Ghost Town
[X] Second format, (insert format), (insert title). Streaming; The Zero Boys
[X] Third format, (insert format), (insert title). Blu-ray; Ginger Snaps

Watch films in at least three languages:
[X] First language, (insert language), (insert title). Japanese; Kwaidan
[X] Second language, (insert language), (insert title). French; Inside (2007)
[X] Third language, (insert language), (insert title). Czech; Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
[X] Was made in the 1960s - Bloody Pit of Horror
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
[X] Was written by Stephen King - Firestarter
[X] Features snow - Snowbeast
[X] Has the words "Don't" in the title - Don't Go Near the Park
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
[X] Takes place at a strip club, 2 - The Washing Machine
--- Features a nun or priest -

Select 6 decades of film history:
[X] Pre-1930 - The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
[X] 1930 - Freaks (1932)
[X] 1940 - The House of Frankenstein
[X] 1950 - The Blob (1958)
[X] 1960 - The Premature Burial
[X] 1970 - Lady Frankenstein
[X] 1980 - Night of the Comet
[X] 1990 - Evil Toons
[X] 2000 - Trick 'r Treat
[X] 2010 - Hereditary

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
[X] Jump Scare - Cat People (1942)
--- No Cell Coverage -
--- The Abandoned Place -
[X] The Vengeful Spirit - Sleepy Hollow
--- Death By Sex -
[X] The Final Girl - The Descent
[X] Flickering Lights - They (2002)

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
[X] 1943 (75th) - Son of Dracula
[X] 1968 (50th) - Fangs of the Living Dead (1968)
[X] 1993 (25th) – Man's Best Friend

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
[X] 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers - The Ghost of Frankenstein
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
[X] PG - Pandemonium
[X] PG-13 - A Quiet Place
[X] R - Evil Dead II
--- NC-17 -
[X] X - Virgin Witch
[X] Unrated - Dr. Cyclops
--- 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
LIST STATISTICS
Spoiler:
October Horror Movie Challenge XIV Results
Total: 106
FTV: 71 (67%)
Challenges: 10
Formats Viewed - BD: 29; DVD: 12; Streaming: 57; OTA: 8
Decades Viewed - 2010: 11; 2000: 10; 1990: 7; 1980: 31; 1970: 22; 1960: 11; 1950: 2; 1940: 9; 1930: 2; 1920: 1
Time viewed: 161H 21M

October Horror Movie Challenge XIII Results
Total: 104
FTV: 45 (43%)
Challenges: 9
Formats Viewed - BD: 53; DVD: 31; Streaming: 6; OTA: 14
Decades Viewed - 2010: 6; 2000: 8; 1990: 14; 1980: 24; 1970: 21; 1960: 18; 1950: 6; 1940: 3; 1930: 2; 1920: 2
Time viewed: 158H 4M

October Horror Movie Challenge XII Results
Total: 108
FTV: 58 (53%)
Challenges: 8
Formats Viewed - BD: 41; DVD: 45; Streaming: 15; OTA: 7
Decades Viewed - 2010: 7; 2000: 7; 1990: 8; 1980: 30; 1970: 19; 1960: 20; 1950: 6; 1940: 1; 1930: 7; 1920: 3
Time viewed: 161H 56M

October Horror Movie Challenge XI Results
Total: 86
FTV: 49 (57%)
Challenges: 7
Formats Viewed - BD: 42; DVD: 41; Streaming: 2; OTA: 2
Decades Viewed - 2010: 5; 2000: 8; 1990: 8; 1980: 16; 1970: 19; 1960: 15; 1950: 4; 1940: 4; 1930: 6; 1920: 2
Time viewed: 129H 54M

October Horror Movie Challenge X Results
Total: 113 (Goal: 100)
FTV: 39 (35%)
Challenges: 6
Formats Viewed - BD: 31; DVD: 68; Streaming: 8; VHS: 3; OTA: 4
Decades Viewed - 2010: 1; 2000: 18; 1990: 16; 1980: 48; 1970: 18; 1960: 7; 1950: 3; 1940: 3; 1930: 1
Time viewed: 181H 17M

October Horror Movie Challenge IX Results
FTV: 29 (78%) Individual Entries FTV: 35
Formats Viewed - BD: 20, DVD: 23
Last Year's Total: 21 (FTV: 8, 38%) (Formats Viewed - DVD: 18, BD: 3) (Decades Viewed - 1970: 3, 1980: 5, 1990: 2, 2000: 11) (Total Time Viewed: 34H 13M)
2008: 13 (FTV: 4)
2007: 47
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

GOALS FOR 2018:
100 Movies✓DONE - 133
Checklist Complete ✓DONE
Theme Nights Complete ✓DONE
Subset Complete
✓DONE



LIST COMPLETE
My Stats :
Total Watched: 133
First Time Viewings: 104
1 Wildcard used (for a film I thought was horror but wasn't so much)
Decades: 18 2010s | 14 2000s | 15 1990s | 42 1980s | 21 1970s | 15 1960s | 3 1950s | 3 1940s | 2 1930s
Formats: 27 Online Streaming | 13 DVD | 90 Blu-ray | 2 Theater | 3 TV | 1 YouTube | 1 Digital HD
This is my second year of the challenge

Sunday, September 30
1. Dressed to Kill (1980), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★★✰ - ✓SUBSET / ✓THEME (Criteron Crossover)
2. Videodrome (1983), Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Criteron Crossover)
3. Antichrist (2009) ☼ , Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ - ✓THEME (Criteron Crossover)

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Monday, October 1
4. Lifeforce (1985) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓SUBSET / ✓THEME (Night of the Living Dead Anniversary)
5. Dead & Buried (1981) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Night of the Living Dead Anniversary)
6. Rifftrax: Night of the Living Dead (1968) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ - ✓THEME (Night of the Living Dead Anniversary)

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Tuesday, October 2
7. Blue Sunshine (1976) ☼, Synapse Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ - ✓SUBSET / ✓THEME (Studies in Terror)
8. Mill of the Stone Women (1960) ☼, German import Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ - ✓THEME (Studies in Terror)
9. Anatomy (2000) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Studies in Terror)
10. The Brides of Dracula (1960) ☼, Shock Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Studies in Terror)

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Wednesday, October 3
11. Blood Beach (1980) ☼, YoutTube ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓SUBSET / ✓THEME (Jawsploitation)
12. Bats (1999) ☼, Amazon streaming ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Jawsploitation)
13. The Swarm (1978), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Jawsploitation)
14. The Great Alligator (1979) ☼, Code Red Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Jawsploitation)

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Thursday, October 4
15. Down (2001) ☼, Blue Underground Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓SUBSET / ✓THEME (Elevator Horrors)
16. Patrick (1978) ☼, Severin Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Elevator Horrors)
17. Tales from the Crypt (1972) ☼, Shout Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Elevator Horrors)
18. Vault of Horror (1973) ☼, Shout Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Elevator Horrors)

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Friday, October 5
19. Kwaidan (1964), Criterion Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ - ✓SUBSET / ✓THEME (Horror Anthologies)
20. Body Bags (1994) ☼, Shout Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Horror Anthologies)
21. Spirits of the Dead (1968) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Horror Anthologies)
22. Waxwork (1988) ☼, Lionsgate Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Horror Anthologies)
23. Phobia 2 (2009) ☼, Netflix ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Horror Anthologies)

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Saturday, October 6
24. The Nun (2018) ☼, In Theater ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ - ✓BONUS SUBSET - Any theatrical showing
25. The Plague of the Zombies (1966) ☼, Hammer Collection DVD ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Zombies)
26. Burial Ground (1980) ☼, Severin Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Zombies)
27. Pontypool (2008) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Zombies)

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Sunday, October 7
28. Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) ☼, Universal Monsters: The Essentials Collection Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Universal Monsters)
29. The Invisible Man (1933) ☼, Universal Monsters: The Essentials Collection Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ - ✓THEME (Universal Monsters)
30. Tower of London (1962) ☼, Vincent Price Collection blu ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰
31. Dr. Cyclops (1940) ☼, DVD ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Universal Monsters)
32. The Mummy's Hand (1940) ☼, on TCM ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Universal Monsters


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Monday, October 8
33. The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975), Kino Lorber Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ - ✓THEME (Atmospheric Horror Films)
34. Hereditary (2018) ☼, Netflix Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★★★ - ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Atmospheric Horror Films)
35. Uzumaki (2000) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰


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Tuesday, October 9
36. Maniac Cop (1988) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Cheesy 80's Horror)
37. The Zero Boys (1986) ☼, Netflix Blu Ray ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Cheesy 80's Horror)
38. Basket Case (1982) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Cheesy 80's Horror)
39. The Hidden (1987), Warner Bros Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Cheesy 80's Horror)
40. Prom Night (1988) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Cheesy 80's Horror)

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Wednesday, October 10
41. Happy Birthday TO Me (1981) ☼, Indicator Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Bloody Birthday Parties)
42. Happy Death Day (2017) ☼, Netflix Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Bloody Birthday Parties)
43. Frogs (1972) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Bloody Birthday Parties)
44. Sweet Sixteen (1983) ☼, 88 Films Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Bloody Birthday Parties)

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Thursday, October 11
45. Cujo (1983), Olive Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Dogs, Bogs & Logs: DOGS)
46. Abominable (2006), DVD ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Dogs, Bogs & Logs: LOGS)
47. Hatchet (2006) ☼, Horror Pack Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✰ ✓THEME (Dogs, Bogs & Logs: BOGS)
48. The Burning (1981) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Dogs, Bogs & Logs: LOGS)

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Friday, October 12
49. A Quiet Place (2018), blu ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Apocalyptic Horror)
50. They Live (1988), Netflix ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Apocalyptic Horror)
51. The Stuff (1985) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Apocalyptic Horror)
52. End of Days (1999), Horror Pack Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Apocalyptic Horror)

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Saturday, October 13
53. Inside (2007), Amazon stream ★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (BFI Top 100 Euro Horror)
54. Cannibal Ferox (1981) ☼, Stream ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (BFI Top 100 Euro Horror)
55. Opera (1987) ☼, Anchor Bay Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (BFI Top 100 Euro Horror)
56. The White Reindeer (1952) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (BFI Top 100 Euro Horror)
57. Lisa and the Devil (1973) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (BFI Top 100 Euro Horror)
58. Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (BFI Top 100 Euro Horror)

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Sunday, October 14
59. Blood on Satan's Claw (1970), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Rocktober Blood)
60. Vampyros Lesbos (1981) ☼, Severin Blu Ray ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Rocktober Blood)
61. Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil (2017) ☼, Netflix Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰
62. The Dunwich Horror (1970) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Rocktober Blood)
63. New York Ripper (1982) ☼, Blue Underground Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Rocktober Blood)

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Monday, October 15
64. Don't Breathe (2016) ☼, Vudu HD Stream ★★★★★★★½✰✰ ✓THEME (IMDB Top Rated Horror)
65. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (IMDB Top Rated Horror)
66. Peeping Tom (1960), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (IMDB Top Rated Horror)
67. Fright Night (1985), Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (IMDB Top Rated Horror)
68. Ravenous (1999), Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★★✰ ✓THEME (IMDB Top Rated Horror)

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Tuesday, October 16
69. Terrifier (2018) ☼, Stream ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Slasher/Giallo/Serial Killers)
70. The Cat O'Nine Tails (1971) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Slasher/Giallo/Serial Killers)
71. Slumber Party Massacre (1982) ☼, Blu Ray ★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Slasher/Giallo/Serial Killers)

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Wednesday, October 17
72. Who Can Kill A Child (1976) ☼, Stream ★★★★★★★★★✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Blood on the Beach)
73. Creepshow 2 (1987) ☼, Arrow Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Blood on the Beach)
74. Long Weekend (1978) ☼, Umbrella Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Blood on the Beach)

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Thursday, October 18
75. Lake Mungo (2009) ☼, Stream ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (Top Modern Horror)
76. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Top Modern Horror)
77. Ouiji: Origin of Evil (2016) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Top Modern Horror)
78. May (2002) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Top Modern Horror)

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Friday, October 19
79. The Toxic Avenger (1984) ☼, Stream ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (USA Up All Night)
80. Firestarter (1984) Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (USA Up All Night)
81. Shocker (1989) ☼, Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (USA Up All Night)

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Saturday, October 20
82. Evil Toons (1990) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (80's Video Company Spotlight)
83. Serial Mom (1994) Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (80's Video Company Spotlight)
84. Venom (1981) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ [Checklist: Oliver Reed]

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Sunday, October 21
85. The Lost Boys (1987) Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (80's Video Company Spotlight)
86. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Vampires)
87. Viy (1967) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Vampires)
88. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (Vampires)

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Monday, October 22
89. Son of Dracula (1943) ☼, DVD ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Chronological Face-Off)
90. Fangs of the Living Dead (1968) ☼, Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Chronological Face-Off)
91. The Washing Machine (1993) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Chronological Face-Off)

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Tuesday, October 23
92. Tenebre (1982) ☼, Synapse Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Horrorspondents)
93. Trilogy of Terror (1975), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (Horrorspondents)
94. Visiting Hours (1982) ☼, Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Horrorspondents)
95. Trick R Treat (1993), Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Horrorspondents)

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Wednesday, October 24
96. Silver Bullet (1985) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Werewolves)
97. Beast (2017) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ WILDCARD (not actually werewolves/horror)
98. Wolfen (1981), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★★✰ ✓THEME (Werewolves)
99. Werewolf of London (1935) ☼, Universal Wolf Man Blu Ray set ★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Werewolves)
100. The Beast Must Die (1974) ☼, Severin Amicus Blu Ray set ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Werewolves)

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Thursday, October 25
101. I Spit on Your Grave - with Joe Bob commentary (1974) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Video Nasties)
102. Revenge (2018) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Video Nasties)
103. Anthropophagus (1980) ☼, Severin Blu Ray ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Video Nasties)
104. The Burrowers (2008), DVD ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Video Nasties)
105. The Island (1980) ☼, Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Video Nasties)

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Friday, October 26
106. Curse of Frankenstein (1957) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Mad Doctors & Frankenstein)
107. The Fury (1978), Blu Ray ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (Mad Doctors & Frankenstein)
108. Dr. Caligari (1989) ☼, YouTube ★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Mad Doctors & Frankenstein)
109. The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Mad Doctors & Frankenstein)
110. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1985) ☼, Universal Blu Ray Set ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Mad Doctors & Frankenstein)
111. The Bride (1985), Shout! Factory Bl Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Mad Doctors & Frankenstein)

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Saturday, October 27
112. Maximum Overdrive (1986) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET ✓THEME (Joe Bob Briggs/Fangoria)
113. Dark Angel (1990) ☼, Shout! Factory Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Joe Bob Briggs/Fangoria)
114. Halloween (2018) ☼, In Theaters ★★★★★★★★★✰ ✓THEME (Joe Bob Briggs/Fangoria)
115. The Power (1968) ☼, TV on TCM ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰
116. The Devil's Rain (1975) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Joe Bob Briggs/Fangoria)

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Sunday, October 28
117. Demon House (2018) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Supernatural/Quiet)
118. Marrowbone (2018), Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Supernatural/Quiet)
119. The Witch in the Window (2018) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Supernatural/Quiet)
120. The Haunting of Julia (1977) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Supernatural/Quiet)

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Monday, October 29
121. Brainscan (1994) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Mind Games)
122. Nightmare (1964) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Mind Games)
123. Backtrack (2015) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Mind Games)

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Tuesday, October 30
124. The Unholy (1988) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Satanic/Hell/Witchcraft)
125. Demon Wind (1990) ☼, Streaming ★✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (Satanic/Hell/Witchcraft)
126. The Craft (1996) ☼, Blu Ray ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Satanic/Hell/Witchcraft)
127. Terrified (2018) ☼, Shudder Streaming ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (Satanic/Hell/Witchcraft)
128. The Devil's Doorway (2018) ☼, Streaming ★★★★★✰✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (Satanic/Hell/Witchcraft)

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Wednesday, October 31
129. The Frozen Dead (1966) ☼, TV/TCM ★★★★★★★✰✰✰
130. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓THEME (All Hallow's Eve)
131. Sleepy Hollow (1999), Blu Ray ★★★★★★✰✰✰✰ ✓SUBSET✓THEME (All Hallow's Eve)
132. Halloween H2O (1998) ☼, Digital HD ★★★★★★★✰✰✰ ✓THEME (All Hallow's Eve)
133. Dave Made a Maze (2017) ☼, DVD ★★★★★★★★✰✰ ✓THEME (All Hallow's Eve)

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MY CHECKLIST: DONE

NOTE: I completed the minimum requirement with no reuse of any film. All films shown in red appear only once on the list.

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--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox - TRICK 'R TREAT (2007)
--- Jamie Lee Curtis - HALLOWEEN (2018) [/I]
--- Peter Cushing - THE BEAST MUST DIE! (1974)
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Christopher Lee - SLEEPY HOLLOW (1999)
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi - ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN (1948)
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill - BACKTRACK (2015)
--- Michael J. Pollard - DARK ANGEL (1990)
--- William Shatner - THE DEVIL'S RAIN (1975)
--- Oliver Reed - VENOM (1981)
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace - CUJO (1983)
--- Naomi Watts - DOWN (2001)
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased - DONE
--- Umberto Lenzi - CANNIBAL FEROX (1981)
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -UZUMAKI (2000)
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor - BLOOD ON SATAN'S CLAW (1971)
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder - THE REINCARNATION OF PETER PROUD (1975)
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce - THE PLAGUE OF ZOMBIES (1966)
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers: DONE
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca - THE BURROWERS (2008)
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams - THE FURY (1978)

Select 5 directors: DONE
--- Alexandre Aja -
--- Mario Bava - LISA AND THE DEVIL (1973)
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco - VAMPYROS LESBOS (1971)
--- Lucio Fulci - THE NEW YORK RIPPER (1982)
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino - THE GREAT ALLIGATOR (1979)
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski - FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS (1967)
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists: DONE
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson - FRIGHT NIGHT (1985)
--- Stan Winston - DEAD & BURIED (1981)

Select 2 producers: DONE
--- Larry Cohen - MANIAC COP (1988)
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz - THE TOXIC AVENGER (1984)
--- Jeanette Volturno - HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017)

Select 2 writers: DONE
--- Dan O'Bannon - THE ISLAND (1980)
--- David Cronenberg - VIDEODROME (1983)
--- Dennis Paoli -
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types: DONE
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
--- Anthology Film - SPIRITS OF THE DEAD (1968)
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - BASKET CASE (1982)
--- Based on a True Story - RAVENOUS (1999) - Based on the Donner Party
--- Based on a Novel - ERREMENTARI: THE BLACKSMITH AND THE DEVIL (2017) - based on Basque folklore
--- Cannibalism - ANTHROPOPHAGUS (1980)
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft - THE DUNWICH HORROR (1970)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - RIFFTRAX: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD(1968)
--- Classic Hammer Films -THE BRIDES OF DRACULA (1960)
--- Comedy / Spoof - VAULT OF HORROR (1973)
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - DRESSED TO KILL (1980)
--- Cryptid Cinema - ABOMINABLE (2006)
--- Death by: Explosion - FIRESTARTER (1984)
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - CREEPSHOW 2 (1987) - Stephen King has a cameo
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red - SWEET SIXTEEN (1983)
--- Documentary - DEMON HOUSE (2018)
--- Drunk Horror - SILVER BULLET (1985)
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - LIFEFORCE (1985)
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - PHOBIA 2 (2009)
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule - THE POWER (1968)
--- Film Title Drop - THE STUFF (1985)
--- Flashback Horror - BLUE SUNSHINE (1976)
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting - CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954)
--- Found Footage - LAKE MUNGO (2009)
--- Frankenstein - THE BRIDE (1985)
--- Ghost / Haunting - MARROWBONE (2018)
--- Giallo - OPERA (1987)
--- K-Horror - A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (2003)
--- Killer / Evil Animal -BATS (1999)
--- Killer / Evil Child - WHO CAN KILL A CHILD? (1976)
--- Killer / Evil Doll - TRILOGY OF TERROR (1975)
--- Made-for-TV Movie - BODY BAGS (1993)
--- Mummy - THE MUMMY'S HAND (1940
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - REPO! A GENETIC OPERA (2008)
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand - PHOBIA 2 (2009)
--- Nazi - THE FROZEN DEAD on TCM (1966)
--- Ouija Board - OUIJA: ORIGINS OF EVIL (2016)
--- Prom - PROM NIGHT (1980)
--- Psychological - ANTICHRIST (2009)
--- Rape / Revenge - REVENGE (2018)
--- Scarecrows - Used Elsewhere: SLEEPY HOLLOW (1999)
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - TERRIFIER (2017)
--- Takes Place in a Hospital - VISITING HOURS (1982)
--- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME (1981)
--- Takes Place on a Holiday - THE LONG WEEKEND (1978)
--- Television - SHOCKER (1989)
--- Three Installments in a Franchise - HALLOWEEN III (1982), HALLOWEEN H2O (1998), HALLOWEEN (2018)
--- Vampire - THE LOST BOYS (1987)
--- Werewolf - WEREWOLF OF LONDON (1935)
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - HEREDITARY (2018)
--- Wilhelm Scream - SERIAL MOM (1994)
--- With Commentary - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE with Joe Bob Briggs (1978)
--- With Two or More Horror Legends - CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957) - Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
--- Zombie - BURIAL GROUND (1980)

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary": DONE
--- Joe Bob Briggs - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE with Joe Bob Briggs (1978)
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats: DONE
--- First format, (insert format), (insert title). BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (1970) - format Blu Ray
--- Second format, (insert format), (insert title). DR. CYCLOPS (1940) - format DVD
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title). DR. CALIGARI (2000) - format YouTube stream

Watch films in at least three languages: DONE
--- First language, (insert language), (insert title). GERMAN - ANATOMY (2000)
--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title). FRENCH - INSIDE (2007)
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title). SPANISH - TERRIFIED (2017)

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that: DONE
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (1992)
--- Features music by a rock band -
--- Was made in the 1960s -MILL OF THE STONE WOMEN (1960)
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren - THE NUN (2018)
--- Was written by Stephen King - MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE[/I]
--- Features snow -
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title - DON'T BREATHE (2016)
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens - SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE (1982)
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
--- Features a nun or priest - THE DEVIL'S DOORWAY (2018)

Select 6 decades of film history: DONE
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933)
--- 1940 - Used Elsewhere: Dr. Cyclops (1940)
--- 1950 - THE WHITE REINDEER (1952)
--- 1960 - VIY (1967)
--- 1970 - FROGS (1972)
--- 1980 - THE END OF DAYS (1999)
--- 1990 - THE CRAFT (1996)
--- 2000 - MAY (2002)
--- 2010 - A QUIET PLACE (2018)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes: DONE
--- Jump Scare - BLOOD BEACH (1980)
--- No Cell Coverage - HATCHET (2006)
--- The Abandoned Place - WOLFEN (1981)
--- The Vengeful Spirit - TALES FROM THE CRYPT (1972)
--- Death By Sex - THE UNHOLY (succubus) (1981)
--- The Final Girl - EVIL TOONS (1990)
--- Flickering Lights - PATRICK (1978)

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff": DONE
--- 1943 (75th) - SON OF DRACULA (1943)
--- 1968 (50th) - FANGS OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)
--- 1993 (25th) – THE WASHING MACHINE (1993)

Select 1 from the following anniversaries: DONE
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death - TOWER OF LONDON (1962)
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - WAXWORKS (1988)
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers - Used elsewhere: SON OF DRACULA (1943)
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 - Used Elsewhere: Curse of Frankenstein (1957)


Select 4 ratings: DONE
--- G - Used elsewhere: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954)
--- PG - THE SWARM (1978)
--- PG-13 - Used elsewhere: HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017)
--- R - THEY LIVE (1988)
--- NC-17 -
--- X - Used elsewhere: DRESSED TO KILL (1980)(Criterion Blu Ray)
--- Unrated - PEEPING TOM (1960)
--- M -
--- GP - CAT O'NINE TAILS (1971)


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 - WYTCHES by Scott Snyder
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL


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LIST HAS BEEN FINALIZED!




September 30- Criterion Crossover So It Begins!
1) Dressed to Kill (1980) - **
2) 47 Meters Down (2017) - **

October 1 - The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead
3) Lifeforce (1985) -
4) When Animals Dream (2015) - **
5) 13 Cameras (2015) - **

October 2 - Studies in Terror
6) Blue Sunshine (1977) -
7) The Wolf Man (1941) + Commentary -
8) Little Evil (2017) - **

October 3 - Jawsploitation
9) Blood Beach (1980) - **
10) The Last Shark (1981) - **
11) Leptirica - The She-Butterfly (1973) - **
12) The Secrets of Emily Blair (2016) - **

October 4 - Elevator Horrors
13) Down (2001) - **
14) The Lift (1983) -
15) The Endless (2017) - **
16) Venom (1981) -

October 5 - Horror Anthologies
17) Kwaidan (1964) - **
18) Sleep No More (2018) - **

October 6
19) Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
20) Thirst (2015) - **
21) Annabelle (2014) - **
22) Phobia 2 (2009) - **

October 7
23) Dr. Cyclops (1940) - **
24) The Sleeper (2012) - **
25) Island Claws (1980) - **
26) Rabies (2010) - **

October 8
27) Hereditary (2018) - **
28) Patient Zero (2018) - **
29) Laddaland (2011) - **

October 9
30) The Zero Boys (1986) - **
31) Event Horizon (1997) -

October 10
32) Happy Death Day (2017) - **
33) I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016) -
34) Pontypool (2008) - **

October 11
35) Cujo (1983) -
36) Dance of the Dead (2008) - **
37) The Stuff (1985) - **

October 12
38) A Quiet Place (2018) - **
39) Scary Movie (2000) -
40) The Being (1983) - **

October 13
41) Inside (2007) - **
42) The Maus (2017) - **
43) Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel (2018) - **
44) Dracula (1931) + Commentary -
45) Constantine: City of Demons - **

October 14
46) The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971) - **
47) I Remember You (2017) - **
48) Teeth (2007) - **
49) Annabelle: Creation (2017) - **

October 15
50) Peeping Tom (1960) -
51) Constantine (2005) -

October 16
52) Terrifier (2017) - **
53) The Night Watchmen (2017) - **
54) Inside (2016) - **

October 17
55) Who Can Kill a Child? (1976) -
56) Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil (2017) - **
57) Olivia (1983) - **

October 18
58) Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) - **
59) The Cured (2017) - **

October 19
60) The Toxic Avenger (1984) -
61) The Forest of the Lost Souls (2017) - **
62) Pyewacket (2017) - **
63) The Babysitter (2017) -
64) The Whip and the Body (1963) - **

October 20
65) Evil Toons (1992) - **
66) Bats (1999) -
67) Hush (2016) -
68) Nightmare Castle (1965) - **

October 21
69) The Lost Boys (1987) -
70) Blood Fest (2018) - **
71) Satan's Slaves (2017) - **
72) The Void (2016) -

October 22
73) Fangs of the Living Dead (1968) - **
74) Beyond the Gates (2016) - **

October 23
75) Tenebre (1982) - **
76) Son of Dracula (1943) -

October 24
77) Silver Bullet (1985) - **
78) Die, Monster, Die! (1965) - **
79) Horror Express (1972) - **

October 25
80) Antropophagus (1980) - **
81) Creep (2014) - **
82) The Washing Machine (1993) - **

October 26
83) Dr. Caligari (1989) - **
84) Torture Garden (1967) - **
85) Repulsion (1965) - **
86) Blade (1998) - **

October 27
87) Maximum Overdrive (1986) -
88) Videodrome (1983) - **
89) Night of the Living Dead (1968) + Romero commentary -
90) Audition (1999) -
91) The Undying Monster (1942) - **

October 28
92) Marrowbone (2017) - **
93) The Church (1989) - **
94) Devil Fish (1984) - **
95) Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) -

October 29
96) Brainscan (1994) - **
97) Stephanie (2017) - **

October 30
98) Demon Wind (1990) - **
99) 14 Cameras (2018) - **

October 31
100) Sleepy Hollow (1999) - **
101) Mohawk (2017) - **
102) The Witch in the Window (2018) - **

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

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



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

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



Checklist-COMPLETED
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Peter Cushing - Horror Express (1972)
--- Boris Karloff - Die, Monster Die
--- Christopher Lee - Sleepy Hollow
--- Helga Liné - Nightmare Castle (1965)
--- Bela Lugosi - Dracula
--- Burgess Meredith - Torture Garden (1967)
--- Sam Neill - Event Horizon (1997)
--- Oliver Reed - Venom (1981)
--- Dee Wallace - Cujo
--- Naomi Watts - Down (2001)

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Ulli Lommel - Olivia (prozzie) (1983)
--- Dorothy Malone - The Being (1983)
--- Ren Osugi - Audition (1999)
--- Jerry Maren - The Being (1983)
--- Derrick O'Connor - The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass - The Church (1989)
--- Joseph LoDuca - Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja - 47 Metres Down (2017)
--- Mario Bava - The Whip and the Body
--- Larry Cohen - The Stuff
--- Sergio Martino - Devil Fish (1984)
--- Roman Polanski - Repulsion

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Steve Johnson - Brainscan
--- Stan Winston - Constantine (2005)


Select 2 producers:
--- Michael Hertz - Toxic Avenger
--- Jeanette Volturno - Happy Death Day

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon - Lifeforce
--- David Cronenberg - Videodrome

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- Anthology Film - Phobia 2
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - Inside
--- Based on a Novel - Sleepy Hollow
--- Cannibalism - Antrophagous
--- Comedy / Spoof - Secrets of Emily Blair
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Kwaidan
--- Cryptid Cinema - Silver Bullet
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 - The Last Shark
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red - The Being
--- Drunk Horror - The Lift
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - The Endless
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - Sleep No More
--- Flashback Horror - I am the Pretty Thing
--- Found Footage - Hell House 2
--- Ghost / Haunting - Satan's Slaves
--- Giallo - Tenebre
--- Killer / Evil Animal - Island Claws
--- Killer / Evil Child - Little Evil
--- Killer / Evil Doll - Annabelle
--- Made-for-TV Movie - Lepritica
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror Repo
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand - Laddaland
--- Prom - Dance of the Dead
--- Rape / Revenge - Teeth
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Rabies
--- Takes Place in a Hospital - The Sleeper
--- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - Happy Death Day
--- Takes Place on a Holiday - Who Can Kill a Child
--- Television - Lepritica
--- Vampire - Fangs of the Living Dead
--- Werewolf - Wolfman
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Blood Satan's Claw
--- With Commentary - Peeping Tom
--- Zombie - Pontypool

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- George A. Romero - Night of the Living Dead

Watch films in at least three formats:
--- First format, (insert format), (insert title). DVD The Toxic Avenger
--- Second format, (insert format), (insert title). Blu-ray Demon Wind
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title). Streaming The Witch in the Window

Watch films in at least three languages:
--- First language, (insert language), (insert title). French Brotherhood of the Wolf
--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title). Japanese, Audition
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title). Italian, Tenebre

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band - Dance of the Dead
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren - Annabelle2
--- Was written by Stephen King - Silver Bullet
--- Features a nun or priest - The Secrets of Emily Blair

Select 6 decades of film history:
--- 1930 - Dracula (1931)
--- 1940 - Son of Dracula
--- 1960 - Peeping Tom
--- 1970 - Who Can Kill a Child?
--- 1980 - Maximum Overdrive
--- 1990 - Brainscan
--- 2000 - Repo! (2008)
--- 2010 - Hereditary (2018)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- The Abandoned Place - Laddaland
--- The Vengeful Spirit - Satan's Slaves
--- Flickering Lights - The Void

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1943 (75th) - Son of Dracula
--- 1968 (50th) - Fangs of the Living Dead
--- 1993 (25th) – The Washing Machine

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Night of the Living Dead
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


STATS:
Total Films Watched: 102
First Time Views** - 77 (75%)
DVD - 5 (5%)
BLU-RAY - 44 (43%)
Streaming - 53 (52%)
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Back to hit a hundred !.

Total Viewings: 108 | First Time Viewings ***: 57 | Blu Ray: 79 | DVD: 10 | Streaming: 18 | Theater 1 |


September 30th

1.Straw Dogs (1971) 9/10 - Exceptional rape/revenge thriller along the lines of Last House on the Left. Blu Ray. ***

2.Hour of the Wolf (1968) 7/10 - Fascinating look at the mental torment of an artist turned killer. Always interesting, but confusing at times. DVD ***

3. Love Me Deadly (1973) 6.5/10 - A deranged woman can only love the dead. Lyle Wagner with his ascot is a hoot. Unrated cut is pretty graphic. Blu Ray. ***

October 1st

4. Cat People (1942) 7/10. - Atmospheric psychological thriller. Tame by today's standards. Simone Simon was perfectly cast. DVD

5. Curse of the Cat People (1944) 6/10. - Direct sequel to Cat People is decidedly more tame than the original, without much of the atmosphere or tension. DVD.

6. Dressed to Kill (1980) 8/10. - Sylish slasher from DePalma with great acting from Angie Dickinson, M. Caine and Nancy Allen. Blu Ray

7. Lifeforce (1985) - 8/10. - Greatest set of breasts in movie history - nuff said. It's a great movie and one that Tobe Hooper does not get enough recognition. Blu Ray.

8. Flora (2017) 6.5/10 - Interesting concept centers around a deadly organism inhabiting plant life. Thin story line and spotty acting pull this one down a bit. Blu Ray ***

October 2nd

9. Blue Sunshine (1977) 7.5/10.A cautionary tale about the dangers of drug use. over the top story by Jeff Leiberman. Great story, well acted. Blu Ray.

10. Dagon (2001) 7/10. - ship wrecked travelers unwittingly end up on an island of fish people. This one grows on me with repeat viewings. Blu Ray

11. Resident Evil (2002) 5/10. - zombie infection video game. silly, but entertaining if your in the right mood. Blu Ray

October 3rd

12. Blood Harvest (1987) 4/10 - Blood Harvest commits the Slasher film sin of too many talky scenes and not enough kills. A painful endurance test of bad acting. Tiny Tim was the exception. Shudder.***

13. Blood Beach (1980) 3/10. - Brutal exercise in tedium. An artichoke monster inhabits the beach. Youtube.***

14. Piranha II: The Spawning (1981) 5/10. - Mutated Flying Piranha intended for Vietnam get loose on a resort. Silly , with lots of pointless characters and filler scenes. Blu Ray ***

15. Resident Evil:Apocalypse (2004) 6/10. - Picked up right where the first film ends, which i do like in a franchise. I thought the story was a bit more coherent than the initial film. Entertaining action film, but not very memorable. Blu Ray.

16. Devil Fish (1984) 7/10. - A prehistoric shark terrorizes a fishing community. Italian cheese goodness. Monster effects worked. A number of subplots that didn't go anywhere (ie, filler) brought the film down, but overall a very fun watch. Blu Ray ***

October 4th

17. The Sadist of Notre Dame (1979) 7.5/10. - Jess Franco masterpiece that deals with a psychotic priest who kills women of loose morals. Blu Ray

18. The Sleeper (2012) 7/10 - The Sleeper is an 80's throwback film and such a good one that i initially thought this was a slasher from the early 80s. Totally had me fooled. Some brutal kills with a hammer in this one. The film is let down by a few cliches and plot holes but overall very enjoyable. Blue Ray ***

October 5th

19. The Rape of the Vampire (1968) 6.5-7/10 - Surreal, erotic vampire film by Jean Rollin. At times incoherent, but always fascinating to watch. Blu Ray

20. The Blood Splattered Bride (1971) 7/10 - Spanish adaptation of the Carmilla La Fanu story which the Hammer Karnstein trilogy most famously brought to screen. Very good story and gruesome at times.Blu Ray ***

October 6th

21. Kwaidan (1964) 9/10 - A masterpiece of story-telling. Probably the best Japanese Ghost Anthology ever made. At three hours plus, it probably could be trimmed down a bit. Blu Ray

22. Down (2001) 7/10.Reboot of "The Lift". Entertaining and creative idea around killer elevators. Blu Ray

October 7th

23. Burial Ground (1980) 8/10.This is just a bat shit crazy zombie flick. It has it all, including zombies using table saws and garden tools. Its a shame that Petro Barzocchini (Michael) did not have much of an acting career (only 5 credits) Blu Ray

24. American Psycho 2 (2002) 5/10. - Lame follow up to the classic film. The comedy / teen girl angle doesn't work for me. Streaming ***

25. Dr. Cyclops (1940) 7/10.Along with the Incredible Shrinking Man, the best of the Sci Fi "people shrinking films". Albert Dekker was fantastic as Cyclops. The use of color really added to the effects. streaming.

October 8th

26. A Candle for the Devil (1973) 6.5/10 - two sisters kill off tenants of their boarding house who they believe are promiscuous. Blu Ray ***

27. Slugs (1988) 7/10. - Wonderful creature feature romp with some genuine horrific moments. It sounds silly and it is to some extent, but the slugs work. Blu Ray.

28. Hereditary (2018) 10/10 - a modern masterpiece of suspense and terror. A very un-nerving film. Blu Ray

October 9th

29. The Zero Boys (1986) 6/10.Another story based on "the Most Dangerous Game". This one has a lot of 80's cheese that makes it difficult to take it seriously. I think this film might resonate more had i seen it in the 80s as a young twenty-something. Streaming ***

30. Patrick (1978) 6/10. - Interesting story about telekinesis, but at 2 hours, a bit too long. Blu Ray ***

31. The House That Cried Murder (1973) 7/10 - Interesting love triangle gone bad story and genuinely creepy at times. Blu Ray ***

32. The House on the Edge of the Park (1980) 7/10 - Nasty rape/revenge film with the always fun to watch David Hess. The lullaby, dream like music of Riz Ortolani only enhances the impact. Blu Ray ***

October 10th

33. Happy Death Day (2017) 5/10 - I saw this in the theater and now at home. My feelings are the same - this is a film for a very narrow target audience -12-21 year old girls - The story is simple, the characters and actors are all young 20 somethings and the horror elements are muted. Not a bad film, but definitely not one i can recommend.Streaming

34. The Vampire and the Ballerina (1960) 6/10 - interesting gothic vampire film that gets a bit bogged down by some musical dance numbers. Blu Ray

35. Of Unknown Origin (1983) 7/10 - A compelling rat movie. Great story, great acting. Blu Ray ***

36. To Hell and Back (2017) 7/10 - Fascinating documentary about the life of Kane Hodder from childhood to burn accident to Jason. Blu Ray ***

October 11th

37. Alison's Birthday (1981) 6/10 - Australian Rosemary's Baby / Satan worship variant. Interesting, but a slow watch due to flat acting. Streaming ***

38. Cujo (1983) 7/10 - Rabid dog story. Simple, but effective for 90 minutes. DVD.

39. SuperBeast (1972) 4/10 - Super power nap. Jesus this was a tepid film. Island of Dr. Moreau on heavy morphine. Literally nothing happens for the first hour. Blu Ray ***

40. Abominable (2006) 8/10 - Thoroughly entertaining Bigfoot film. Story moves at a brisk pace and the acting was excellent. The Bigfoot payoff works as well. Blu Ray ***

October 12th

41. Dogs (1976) 6/10 - David McCallum carries this animals run amok story. The dog attacks came off pretty tame the way it was shot. Blu Ray ***

42. A Quiet Place (2018) 7.5/10 - I bumped my rating up after a second viewing. This is a unique and tense viewing experience. I still think the "flower face" monsters are all too common lately, but I like the film a lot. Blu Ray

43. Zombie Massacre 2: Reich of the Dead (2015) 6/10 - Nazi zombies, what more could you ask for? A lot actually, but this film was mindless fun. Showtime Beyond. ***

October 13th

44. Trilogy of Terror (1975) 7/10 - Excellent Dan Curtis anthology of three stories staring the always fascinating Karen Black. Blu Ray.

45. Demons (1985) 7.5/10 - Fun italian gore fest about a movie audience turning into demons. Non-stop action. Blu Ray

46. Trilogy of Terror (1996) 7/10 - A very satisfying sequel to the Dan Curtis 70's classic. Same format of three stories, with the second one being particularly terrifying. Streaming. ***

47. Inside (2007) 10/10 -A brutal, riveting gore fest about a woman's fight to save her child from a psychotic female attacker. DVD ***

October 14th

48. Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988) 7.5/10 - A reboot of the first film in my opinion. Equally as entertaining with similar storyline and characters. Silly, but a lot of fun. Blu Ray ***

49. Demons 2 (1986) 7.5/10 - Essentially a reboot or re-imagining of Demons as opposed to a sequel. Equally as entertaining and gory as the first film. Blu Ray

50. Resident Evil : Extinction (2007) 7/10 - The third in the franchise is a more story driven post apocalyptic tale. The CGI is still annoyingly bad at times , but a much better film than the initial two. Blu Ray ***

October 15th

51. The Lair of the White Worm (1988) 7.5/10 - Ken Russell puts his own unique slant on vampires with this fascinating film. Hugh Grant was an interesting choice of lead actor. Interesting and never dull, but always strange. Blu Ray ***

52. Death Valley (1982) 7/10 - Fun little slasher film with a twist ending , although the twist was easy to spot early in the film. Peter Billingsley is a really good, likable kid. Blu Ray ***

53. Giallo in Venice (1979) 6/10 - Extra sleazy giallo that emphasizes sexual deviance in it's characters over stylish killings and plot. Blu Ray ***

October 16th

54. Twisted Nightmare (1987) 2/10 - A test of your endurance and your capacity to sit through an incoherent plot, bad acting, irritating casio keyboard soundtrack and finally, a film shot in virtual total darkness. Blu Ray ***

55. Brain Dead (1990) 6/10 -Odd movie that has some great actors such as bill paxton, but i think the story simply doesn't give them much to work with. Blu Ray ***

56. The Werewolf and the Yeti (1975) 7.5/10 - Paul Naschy in a reboot of Werewolf of London. A trip to Himalayas results in a battle with a Yeti. Fun watch , nice pacing. Blu Ray.

October 17th

57. Witchhammer (1969) 7/10 - Interesting drama set in the 17th century about the catholic inquisitions. A bit long and talky, but still a good watch. Streaming. ***

58. The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971) 6/10 - Gothic British horror in the style of Hammer. A bit slow at times and the ending is a bit of a disappointment. I listened to one of the commentary tracks. Streaming.

59. Slaughter High (1986) 7/10 - Not a great slasher, but one with alot of charm. Silly at times, but what slasher film isn't? Blu Ray

60. Hunchback of the Morgue (1973) 7/10 -The hunchback is a favorite horror character of mine and i appreciate Naschy showing it some love. A gory and fun horror film. My only gripe is Naschy's minimal makeup. Blu Ray

61. Horror of Party Beach (1964) 6/10 - The Hot Dog monster terrorizes beach kids. Hilarious, bad, and lots of fun. Blur Ray

62. Movie House Massacre (Blood Theater) (1984) 3/10 - The term "inept" gets thrown around alot with horror movies, but this one earns the title. Blu Ray ***

October 18th

63. Peeping Tom (1963) 10/10 - A classic proto-slasher that is the first to expertly showcase POV shots. Unique and disturbing. Karl Boehm was outstanding in the lead role. Listened to the commentary track. Blu Ray

64. Exorcismo (1975) 6/10 - Paul Naschy cash in of the Exorcist film. Everybody and their brother was making a possession film in the mid-seventies. Naschy plays the priest. Pacing is off in this one because the meat of the story doesn't happen until the last 15 minutes. Blu Ray ***

65. My Little Eye (2002) 6/10 - group of kids stay in a surveillance house on a bet that turns into a killing spree. DVD ***

66. Enter the Devil (1972) 6/10 - Interesting independent horror film for the early 70s . A bit slow, but the characters are all fairly interesting. Blu Ray ***

October 19th - No Watches

October 20th

67. Cat People (1982) 7/10 - Interesting performances from Malcolm McDowell and Natasha Kinski, but the film drags at 2 hours. Streaming.

68. Evil Toons (1992) 6/10 - Fred Ray horror comedy about four sexy girls in a haunted house. Did not hold much hope for this one, but I found myself enjoying it. Blu Ray ***

69. New York Ripper (1982) 7.5/10 - A brutal, gory slasher film from the king Lucio Fulci. Love the film, including the duck quack! Blu Ray ***

70. The Toxic Avenger (1984) 2/10 - I have tried multiple times to get into these toxic avenger films and i just don't enjoy the humor or the silly amateur acting. streaming

71. A Dragonfly for Each Corpse (1975) 6/10 - Love Paul Naschy films, even the bad ones. This one is a clumsy giallo attempt, but not bad. Blu Ray ***

72. Halloween (2018) 8.5/10 - Essentially a reboot of the original part II. Events unfold 40 years after the first film. Michael Myers is back as the mysterious, almost supernatural force that worked so effectively in the original film. Fantastic. loved it. Theater ***

October 21st

73. The Devil's Possessed (1974) 6/10 - Naschy Marque De Sade genre film. A bit of a routine pot boiler. Blu Ray

74. The Changeling (1980) - 8.5/10 - George C Scott is outstanding as a music teacher haunted by a child ghost. Intelligent and interesting. A minor masterpiece. Blu Ray

75. Repo: The Genetic Opera (2008) 3/10 - sheer torture to sit through. Paris Hilton, really? Blu Ray

October 22nd

76. The Haunting (1963) 7/10 - Above average ghost story, but at almost 2 hours, a bit long. Blu Ray ***

77. Fangs of the Living Dead (1969) 6/10 - Stylish Euro gothic setting bogged down with a clunky story that takes too long to get going. Blu Ray ***

78. What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974) 7.5/10 - Sleazy murder mystery that involves child prostitution. Well done, but disturbing. Blu Ray ***

79. Tenebre (1982) 7.5/10 - Argento super stylish giallo. Only Argento can make kills beautiful. Compelling story, but some of the special effects are shaky. Blu Ray

80. Who Can Kill a Child (1976) 7.5/10 - Killer kids on the loose, but these kids look and act normal which makes it even more disturbing. Look out for the human pinata. Streaming.

81. Son of Dracula (1943) 7/10 - Lon Chaney is not the ideal physique for a vampire, but I think it works. He is powerful and the film moves briskly along. DVD

October 23rd

82. Face (2004) 7/10 -Interesting Korean horror film that centers around heart transplants and a facial reconstruction police officer caught up in a number of deaths. DVD***

83. In the Mouth of Madness (1994) 7.5/10 - I like this film more with each viewing. One of Carpenter's best and a great performance by Sam Neill. Blu Ray

84. The Washing Machine (1993) 7/10 - Giallo centered around three women and their pimp. There is a washing machine element to the film, but it plays a minor role. Interestingly bizarre murder mystery. Streaming ***

October 24th

85. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) 7/10 -Interesting take on the vampire mythos from an Iranian perspective. Dark and atmospheric. Blu Ray.

86. Antropophagus (1980) 6.5/10 - Joe D'Amato cannibalism sleaze fest. Shocking moments combined with a slow story. Blu Ray

87. Absurd (Monster Hunter) (1981) 7/10 - Sequel to Anthropopaghus. I like this one a bit better than the first - more compelling story and better pacing. One negative is the makeup from the first is missing in this one. Blu Ray.

88. Grave Robbers (1988) 6.5/10 - low budget horror comedy about a waitress who marries an undertaker into necrophilia. Fun, decent acting. Blu Ray ***

October 25thh - No Watches

October 26th

89. Terrifier (2017) 6/10 - A clown horror film that is really two films. The first 45 minutes are dark, moody and terrifying and the second half is over the top gore and silliness. Blu Ray

90. Psychos in Love (1987) 6/10 - Indi-Horror comedy about two serial killers who fall in love. The acting is really spotty in this one and the humor misses the mark. Blu Ray ***

91. Driller Killer (1979) 6.5/10 - Bizarre 70's grindhouse film about an artist who snaps and uses a drill to kill the homeless. Set against the New York punk rock scene, the film is an interesting time capsule. Blu Ray

92. Ghost of Mae Nak (2005) - Thailand "Ghostly" hurt by bad CGI. DVD ***

93. The Lost Boys (1987) 7/10 -I like the lost boys. I am not in love with it. It is an entertaining film and excellent acting, but not a favorite vampire interpretation of mine. Blu Ray

94. Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018) 5/10 - Asian "Grave Encounters". The shaky-cam jump scares get old quick. Not a fan of these type films. Blu Ray ***

October 27th

95. Silver Bullet (1985) 7/10 - Decent werewolf story that is helped by the acting of Gary Busey and Corey Haim. DVD

96. The Last House on the Left (1972) 7.5/10 - Brutal revenge horror film by the master Wes Craven. The film loses a rating point for the comic abott & costello town cops - ugh. Blu Ray

97. Desecration (1999) 5.5/10 - A few genuinely spooky moments in this low budget satanic nun film. Blu Ray ***

98. The Cat O Nine Tails (1971) 9/10 - A great Giallo from the master Dario Argento. This one gets better with repeat viewings. Compelling story with many twists and turns. Blu Ray

October 28th

99. Maximum Overdrive (1986) 4/10 - Well, at least the AC/DC soundtrack was good. Streaming.

100. Dr Caligari (1989) - 3/10 - WTF?. Streaming ***

101. Madhouse (1981) 7/10 - Cain and Abel type story of two sisters and a strange priest that watches over them. Blu Ray ***

102. Frankenstein Island (1981) 3/10 -Jerry Warren films are a test of your patience and endurance. Frankenstein Island doesn't disappoint in the pain threshold. Streaming ***

October 29th

103. Revenge of the Creature (1955) 7/10 - Classic Universal monster film. Not as good as the first in the series, but still entertaining. Blu Ray

104. Combat Shock (1986) 7.5/10 - Gritty, compelling indie-horror film about the impact of war on the human condition. Well acted. Blu Ray ***

105. Marrowbone (2017) 7/10 - Interesting psychological thriller with a very realistic, believable storyline. Well acted. Blu Ray ***

October 30th

106. The Bride (1986) 2/10 - I was thinking that 30 years plus time would be kinder to this film. The film was lamblasted by critics and fans when it was released.

bottom line - it is horrible . time does not help. it is just a bad film, badly acted and commits the sin of boredom. They could have run the end credits after the midget dies and saved us all alot of pain. Blu Ray

October 31st

107. The Amityville Horror (1979) 7/10 - All star cast with great acting, but some spotty special effects. Still a good watch after all these years. Blu Ray

108. Amityville II: The Possession (1982) 7.5/10 - This sequel to the original film is more of a reboot of the story and I think overall it's a better film than the original. Blu Ray

CheckList

Spoiler:
Select 10 actors: 6
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
--- Jamie Lee Curtis - halloween 2018
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill - in the mouth of madness
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner - american psycho 2
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace - Cujo
--- Naomi Watts - down
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise - cat people

Select 5 recently deceased 1
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi - audition
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor - the blood on satans claw
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers: 0
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca -
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors: 4
--- Alexandre Aja - maniac
--- Mario Bava -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco - the sadist of notre dame
--- Lucio Fulci - new york ripper
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino - devil fish (1984)
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson -
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers: 2
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz - the toxic avenger
--- Jeanette Volturno - happy death day

Select 2 writers: 2
--- Dan O'Bannon - lifeforce
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Dennis Paoli - dagon
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types: 36
--- *3-D Film - revenge of the creature
--- Agoraphobia -
--- Anthology Film - trilogy of terror
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - trilogy of terror
--- Based on a True Story - witchhammer
--- Based on a Novel - Straw Dogs
--- Cannibalism - antropophagus
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft - Dagon
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Hammer Films -
--- Comedy / Spoof - evil toons
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Hour of the Wolf (1968)
--- Cryptid Cinema - abominable
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 -
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red - Love me Deadly
--- Documentary - to hell and back (2017)
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Lifeforce
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule - cat people
--- Film Title Drop -
--- Flashback Horror - a quiet place
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage - gonjam the haunted asylum
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting - kwaidan
--- Giallo - giallo in venice
--- Ouija Board -
--- K-Horror - face
--- Killer / Evil Animal - dogs (1976)
--- Killer / Evil Child - who can kill a child
--- Killer / Evil Doll - trilogy of terror 1 and 2
--- Made-for-TV Movie - trilogy of terror 1 and 2
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror repo the genetic opera
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
--- Nazi - zombie massacre 2:reich of the dead
--- Prom -
--- Psychological - The Curse of the Cat People (1944)
--- Rape / Revenge - Straw Dogs (1971)
--- Scarecrows -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Dressed to Kill (1980)
--- Takes Place in a Hospital -
--- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - slaughter high
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Television -
--- Three Installments Franchise -resident evil, resident evil apocalypse, RE - Extinction
--- Vampire - the vampire and the ballerina
--- Werewolf - the werewolf and the yeti
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -blood on satans claw
--- Wilhelm Scream - resident evil extinction
--- With Commentary - peeping tom
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie - burial ground

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary": 0
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

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

Watch films in at least three languages:
--- First language, (insert language),.hour of the wolf (Swedish)
--- Second language, (insert language), fangs of the living dead (italian)
--- Third language, (insert language),kwaidan (japanese)

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that: 2
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
--- Was made in the 1960s - hour of the wolf
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
--- Was written by Stephen King -
--- Features snow -
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
--- Features a nun or priest - exorcismo (1975)

Select 6 decades of film history: 7
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 - cat people
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 - Hour of the Wolf
--- 1970 - Love me Deadly
--- 1980 - Dressed to Kill
--- 1990 - trilogy of terror 2
--- 2000 - abominable
--- 2010 - flora

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes: 3
--- Jump Scare - halloween 2018
--- No Cell Coverage -
--- The Abandoned Place -
--- The Vengeful Spirit - the changeling
--- Death By Sex - cat people 1982
--- The Final Girl -
--- Flickering Lights -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff": 3
--- 1943 (75th) - son of dracula
--- 1968 (50th) - fangs of the living dead
--- 1993 (25th) – the washing machine

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R - Love Me Deadly
--- 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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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

2018 Halloween Horror Challenge

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2018 Goals - Theme night, Checklist, and 100 Viewings Worth of Horror


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September Previews
Spoiler:
----Castle Rock, Season 1 (2018)☼
----From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Seasons 1-3 (2014-2016)☼
----Dimension 404, 1x2: Cinethrax (2017)☼
----Wynonna Earp, Season 2 (2017)☼
----Carrie (2013)☼
----The First Purge (2018)☼
----Someone's Watching Me! (1978)☼
----The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)☼
----The Predator (2018)☼
----Videodrome (1983)☼
----Mirrors (2008)
----Slice (2018)☼
----Sleepy Hollow, Season 4 (2017)☼
----Dead Silence (2007)
----Vacancy (2007)
----The Diabolical (2015)☼
----Identity (2003)
----Daughter of Darkness (1990)☼
----A Demon in My View (1991)☼
----Carrie (2002)☼
----Dark Shadows, various episodes (1966)☼

September 30 - After Dusk
1. Dressed to Kill (1980)
2. The Toybox (2018)☼
3. Mandy (2018)☼

October 1
4. The 'Burbs (1989)
5.Lifeforce (1985)
6. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

October 2
7. Summer of 84 (2018)☼
8. Blue Sunshine (1977)
9. The Vagrant (1992)☼
10. The Twilight Zone, 1x30: A Stop at Willoughby (1960)☼
----Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 3x17: Enemies (1999)
----Dark Shadows, Episode 80 (1966)☼

October 3
11. Prom Night (2008)
12. Blood Beach (1980)
13. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
14. Sinister (2012)

October 4
15. Pyewacket (2017)☼
16. The Shaft (2001)
17. Sinister 2 (2015)☼
18. The Bye Bye Man (2017)☼
19. Supernatural, 5x13: The Song Remains the Same (2010)
----Dark Shadows, Episode 81 (1966)☼
----The Twilight Zone, 1x31: The Chaser (1960)☼

October 5
20. Tales from the Crypt, 1x1: The Man Who Was Death (1989)
----Tales from the Crypt, 1x2: And All Through the House (1989)
----Tales from the Crypt, 1x3: Dig That Cat...He's Real Gone (1989)
----Tales from the Crypt, 1x4: Only Sin Deep (1989)
21. Creepshow (1982)
22. Kwaidan (1964)

October 6
23. Burial Ground (1981)
24. 13 Sins (2014)☼
25. Gothika (2003)
26. The Resident (2011)☼
27. Bad Samaritan (2018)☼
28. The Amityville Murders (2018)☼
29. He's Out There (2018)☼
30. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
31. Carrie (1976)
32. The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)

October 7
33. Don't Hang Up (2016)☼
34. Dr. Cyclops (1940)
35. Child's Play (1988)
36. Lights Out (2016)
37. Tales from the Crypt, 1x5: Lover Come Hack to Me (1989)☼
----Tales from the Crypt, 1x6: Collection Completed (1989)☼
----Dark Shadows, Episode 82 (1966)☼
----Dark Shadows, Episode 83 (1966)☼
38. Maniac Cop (1988)
39. Night of the Creeps (1986)
40. Horror of Dracula (1958)
41. The Grudge (2004)
42. Neverknock (2017)☼
43. The Conjuring (2013)
44. Child's Play 2 (1990)
45. Cursed (2005)

October 8
46. Hereditary (2018)
47. Child's Play 3 (1991)
48. Riding the Bullet (2004)☼
49. The Conjuring 2 (2016)
50. Dark Shadows, Episode 84 (1966)☼
----Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 3x18: Earshot (1999)
----Tales from the Crypt, 2x1: Dead Right (1990)☼

October 9
51. Nightwatch (1997)
52. Bride of Chucky (1998)
53. The Zero Boys (1986)
54. Re-Animator (1985)
55. Urban Legend (1998)

October 10
56. Annihilation (2018)☼
57. Seed of Chucky (2004)
58. Happy Death Day (2017)
59. Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
60. Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)

October 11
61. Cujo (1983)
62. Goosebumps (2015)
63. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)☼
64. Hell Fest (2018)☼
65. Curse of Chucky (2013)

October 12
66. Oculus (2013)
67. A Quiet Place (2018)
68. Cult of Chucky (2017)
69. Friday the 13th (1980)

October 13
70. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
71. Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
72. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
73. Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
74. Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
75. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
76. Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
77. Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
78. Freddy Vs. Jason (2003)
79. Friday the 13th (2009)
80. Jason X (2001)
81. Inside (2007)

October 14
82. Halloween (2007)
83. Halloween II (2009)
84. The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
85. Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
86. American Horror Story, 3x1: Bitchcraft (2013)☼
----Supernatural, 5x14: My Bloody Valentine (2010)
87. The Haunting of Hill House, 1x1: Steven Sees a Ghost (2018)☼
----The Haunting of Hill House, 1x2: Open Casket (2018)☼
88. The Haunting of Hill House, 1x3: Touch (2018)☼
----The Haunting of Hill House, 1x4: The Twin Thing (2018)☼
89. The Haunting of Hill House, 1x5: The Bent-Neck Lady (2018)☼
----The Haunting of Hill House, 1x6: Two Storms (2018)☼
90. The Haunting of Hill House, 1x7: Eulogy (2018)☼
----The Haunting of Hill House, 1x8: Witness Marks (2018)☼
91. The Haunting of Hill House, 1x9: Screaming Meemies (2018)☼
----The Haunting of Hill House, 1x10: Silence Lay Steadily (2018)☼
92. Disturbia (2007)
93. The Monster Squad (1987)

October 15
94. Psycho (1960)
95. Peeping Tom (1960)
96. Children of the Corn (1984)
97. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
98. Down a Dark Hall (2018)☼

October 16
99. Orphan (2009)
100. All Hallows' Eve (2013)☼
101. All Hallows' Eve 2 (2015)☼
102. Terrifier (2017)
103. Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
104. Stranger Things, 1x1: Chapter One - The Vanishing of Will Byers (2016)
-----Stranger Things, 1x2: Chapter Two - The Weirdo on Maple Street (2016)

October 17
105. Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
106. Wrong Turn (2003)
107. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
108. Halloween (1978)
109. Get Out (2017)

October 18
110. Stranger Things, 1x3: Chapter Three - Holly, Jolly (2016)
-----Stranger Things, 1x4: Chapter Four - The Body (2016)
111. Stranger Things, 1x5: Chapter Five - The Flea and the Acrobat (2016)
-----Stranger Things, 1x6: Chapter Six - The Monster (2016)
112. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
113. Halloween (2018)☼
114. Stranger Things, 1x7: Chapter Seven - The Bathtub (2016)
-----Stranger Things, 1x8: Chapter Eight - The Upside Down (2016)

October 19
115. Joy Ride (2001)
116. It (2017)
117. The Toxic Avenger (1984)
118. Halloween II (1981)

October 20
119. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 3x19: Choices (1999)
-----Stranger Things, 2x1: Chapter One - MADMAX (2017)
120. Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
121. Evil Toons (1992)
122. Hellraiser (1987)
123. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
124. The Stepford Wives (2004)☼
125. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
126. Mom and Dad (2017)☼
127. The Grudge 2 (2006)
128. Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
129. Stranger Things, 2x2: Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak (2017)
-----Stranger Things, 2x3: The Pollywog (2017)
130. Slender Man (2018)☼

October 21
131. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
132. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
133. Damien, 1x6: Temptress (2016)☼
-----Supernatural, 5x15: Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (2010)
134. The Lost Boys (1987)
135. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
136. Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)
137. Phantasm (1979)
138. Lost Creek (2016)☼
139. Stranger Things, 2x4: Chapter Four - Will the Wise (2017)
-----Stranger Things, 2x5: Chapter Five - Dig Dug (2017)
140. Insidious (2010)
141. The Haunting (1999)

October 22
142. Son of Dracula (1943)
143. The Nun (2018)☼
144. Halloween H20 (1998)
145. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

October 23
146. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
147. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
148. Phantasm II (1988)
149. Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
150. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

October 24
151. Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)
152. Slither (2006)
153. Stranger Things, 2x8: The Mind Flayer (2017)
-----Stranger Things, 2x9: The Gate (2017)
154. Bad Moon (1996)
155. Phantasm: Ravager (2016)

October 25
156. Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)
157. Leprechaun (1993)
158. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
159. Don't Breathe (2016)
160. Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
161. Hush (2016)
162. Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
163. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 3x20: The Prom (1999)
-----Supernatural, 5x16: Dark Side of the Moon (2010)

October 26
164. Psycho II (1983)
165. Psycho III (1986)
166. Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
167. It Follows (2014)
168. You're Next (2011)

October 27
169. Vampires (1998)
170. Scream (1996)
171. Scream 2 (1997)
172. Scream 3 (2000)
173. Scream 4 (2011)
174. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x1: Chapter One - October Country (2018)☼
-----Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x2: Chapter Two - The Dark Baptism (2018)☼
175. Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
176. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
177. I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
178. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x3: Chapter Three - The Trial of Sabrina Spellman (2018)☼
-----Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x4: Chapter Four - Witch Academy (2018)☼

October 28
179. Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999)
180. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
181. Unfriended (2014)
182. Deadly Friend (1986)
183. Dark Shadows, Episode 85 (1966)☼
-----It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)
-----The Twilight Zone, 1x32: A Passage for Trumpet (1960)☼
-----Tales from the Crypt, 2x2: The Switch (1990)☼
184. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x5: Chapter Five: Dreams in a Witch House (2018)☼
-----Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x6: Chapter Six: An Exorcism in Greendale (2018)☼
185. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 3x21-3x22: Graduation Day - Parts 1 & 2 (1999)
186. Supernatural, 5x17: 99 Problems (2010)
-----Grimm, 1x11: Tarantella (2012)
187. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x7: Chapter Seven: Feast of Feasts (2018)☼
-----Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x8: Chapter Eight: The Burial (2018)☼
188. Poltergeist (1982)
189. The Exorcist (1973)
190. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

October 29
191. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x9: Chapter Nine: The Returned Man (2018)☼
-----Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 1x10: Chapter Ten: The Witching Hour (2018)☼
192. Gremlins (1984)
193. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
194. The Omen (1976)

October 30
195. Evil Dead (1981)
196. Evil Dead II (1987)
197. Army of Darkness (1992)
198. Evil Dead (2013)

October 31 - Halloween
199. Fright Night (1985)
200. Trick 'r Treat (2007)
201. The Babysitter (2017)
202. Odd Thomas (2013)


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Action/Adventure/Crime/Mystery Challenge 2015 2017 Holiday Challenge List 2017 2018
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

JAX036's October Horror Movie Challenge List

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


★★★★★




Coming Up:

Potential Watchlist:
Spoiler:

Black Christmas or Halloween II (2009)
Aliens


Themes:
Spoiler:

-X- 09/30: Avant-garde, Niche, & Surreal Minus the Slick & Polished Mainstream Appeal - Cat People (1942)
-X- 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes.
The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Night of the Living Dead (1968)
-X- 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint
It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror - Ringu (1998)
-X- 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water...
Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation - Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
-X- 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries...
These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors - Elevator (2011)
-X- 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Tales of Halloween (2015)
-X- 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - Night of the Living Dead (1990)
-X- 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies - Phantom of the Opera (1943)
-X- 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread
It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films - It Comes at Night (2017)
-X- 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented
Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror - From Beyond (1986)
--- 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties
--- 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss,
and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs -
--- 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell
Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror -
--- 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way
Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks -
--- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror -
--- 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers -
--- 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season...
Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach -
--- 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell...
These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films -
--- 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves
Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night -
--- 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores -
--- 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires -
--- 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 -
--- 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station...
The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! -
--- 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/25: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror -
--- 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors
--- 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents...
The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew
And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! -
They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine -
--- 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights.
Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances
--- 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death
Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games
--- 10/30: Evil Witches Cast Their Spell, Runaway or Discover the Demon-Infested Layers of Hell! - Devil's Night Debauchery: Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell -
--- 10/31: Halloween Evokes the Spirits of the Dead, Tread Lightly or Experience a Decapitated Head! - All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest / Samhain: An Evening of Celtic Horror -



31 Film Subset:
Spoiler:


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

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



Checklist:
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
--- Jamie Lee Curtis -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace -
-X- Naomi Watts - Down (The Shaft) (2001)
-X- Caroline Williams - Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor -
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca -
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- Lucio Fulci -
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino -
-X- Hideo Nakata - Ringu (1998)
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson -
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers:
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz -
--- Jeanette Volturno -

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon -
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Dennis Paoli -
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Hammer Films -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 -
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
--- Documentary -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
--- Film Title Drop -
--- Flashback Horror -
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- Ouija Board -
--- K-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
--- Nazi -
--- Prom -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Takes Place in a Hospital -
--- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Television -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Vampire -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

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

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

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
--- Was made in the 1960s -
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
--- Was written by Stephen King -
--- Features snow -
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
--- Features a nun or priest -

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

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

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

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- M -
--- GP -


Attend a live event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.):
--- (insert event). OPTIONAL

Venture Into the Literary World:
--- Read a Horror Novel or Novella (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL

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List is finalized.

8 Challenges (7 - 14)
51 Movies
21 First Time Views

☼ - First time views
09/30/2018
01. Festival of Fright,, 2010,, Trailers, Stream, US, Color & B&W, ☼
Shiki, "First Blood", 2010,, TV, Blu, JP, Color,

10/01/2018
02. Horror of Dracula,, 1958, Terence Fisher, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,
Shiki, "Second Decay", 2010,, TV, Blu, JP, Color, ☼
Phantom Quest Corp., "Kiss of Fire", 1994,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,

10/02/2018
03. Head,, 2015, Jon Bristol, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Shiki, "Third Tragedy", 2010,, TV, Blu, JP, Color, ☼
Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge, "Return of the Darkstalkers", 1997,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,

10/03/2018
04. The Hidden,, 1987, Jack Sholder, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Shiki, "Fourth Death", 2010,, TV, Blu, JP, Color, ☼
Night Gallery, "The Return of the Sorcerer", 1972,, TV, Dvd, US, Color,

10/04/2018
05. Horror Island,, 1941, George Waggner, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, ☼

10/05/2018
06. Under Wraps,, 1997, Greg Beeman, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, "Creativity", 2011,, ONA, Stream, GB, Color, ☼

10/06/2018
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, "Time", 2014,, ONA, Stream, GB, Color, ☼
07. Absentia,, 2011, Mike Flanagan, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
08. Rifftrax: Grizzly,, 1976, William Girdler, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
09. Blade II,, 2002, Guillermo del Toro, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Phantom Quest Corp., "End of World", 1994,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,

10/07/2018
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, "Love", 2014,, ONA, Stream, GB, Color, ☼
10. Mystery Science Theater 3000, "The Slime People", 1989,, TV, Stream, US, B&W,
11. 100 Monsters,, 1968, Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Movie, Dvd, JP, Color,

10/08/2018
12. Vampire Bats,, 2005, Eric Bross, Movie, Stream,US, Color, ☼
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, "Technology", 2015,, ONA, Stream, GB, Color, ☼

10/09/2018
13. House of the Damned,, 1963, Maury Dexter, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, ☼

10/10/2018
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, "Healthy Eating", 2015,, ONA, Stream, GB, Color, ☼
14. Drive Angry,, 2011, Patrick Lussier, Movie, Stream, US, Color,

10/11/2018
15. As Above, So Below,, 2014, John Erick Dowdle, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/12/2018
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, "Dreams", 2016,, ONA, Stream, GB, Color, ☼
Claymation Comedy of Horrors Show,, 1991,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
16. The Cat,, 1992, Lam Ngai Kai, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,
17. Constantine: City of Demons,, 2018, Doug Murphy, Movie, Blu, US, Color, ☼

10/13/2018
18. No Place Like Homicide!,, 1961, Pat Jackson, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W, ☼
19. Satan's Slaves,, 2017, Joko Anwar, Movie, Stream, ID, Color, ☼
20. Blade,, 1998, Stephen Norrington, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Phantom Quest Corp., "Love Me Tender", 1994,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,

10/14/2018
Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge, "Blood of the Darkstalkers, Power of the Darkstalkers", 1997,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,
21. Mystery Science Theater 3000, "The Unearthly", 1991,, TV, Stream, US, B&W,
22. Salem's Lot, "Part 1", 1979,, TV, Blu, US, Color,
23. Salem's Lot, "Part 2", 1979,, TV, Blu, US, Color,
24. Silver Bullet,, 1985, Dan Attias, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Gravity Falls, "The Inconveniencing", 2012,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

10/15/2018
25. The Man Who Turned to Stone,, 1957, Leslie Kardos, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Gravity Falls, "Summerween", 2012,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

10/16/2018
26. Vampire Cleanup Department,, 2017, Anthony Yan/Hang Chiu, Movie, Stream, HK, Color, ☼
27. Ghost Sweeper Mikami: Gokuraku Daisakusen,, 1994,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,

10/17/2018
28. The Call of Cthulhu,, 2005, Andrew Leman, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,
29. Solomon Kane,, 2009,, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,

10/18/2018
The Goodies, "That Old Black Magic", 1973,, TV, Stream, GB, Color,
30. Ghost Ship,, 1952, Vernon Sewell, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W, ☼

10/19/2018
31. Charlie Chan in Egypt,, 1935, Louis King, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,

10/20/2018
32. Slice,, 2018, Austin Vesely, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
33. Gremlins 2: The New Batch,, 1990, Joe Dante, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, "Snacks for Strays", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/21/2018
The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, "Gifts for Nosy Neighbors", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
34. Gnome Alone,, 2017, Peter Lepeniotis, Movie, Stream, GB, Color, ☼
35. The Fake Ghost Catchers,, 1982, Chia Yung Liu, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,

10/22/2018
36. X the Unknown,, 1956, Leslie Norman, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W,

10/23/2018
37. Trick or Treaters,, 2007, Hayo Freitag, Movie, Stream, DE, Color, ☼

10/24/2018
38. Demon Seed,, 1977, Donald Cammell, Movie, Stream, US, Color,

10/25/2018
The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, "The Dinner Date", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
39. Ninja Resurrection,, 1998, Yasunori Urata, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,

10/26/2018
Castlevania, "War Council", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Castlevania, "Old Homes", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "October Country", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
40. Blade,, 2004, David S. Goyer, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
41. Blade: House of Chthon,, 2008, Peter O'Fallon, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/27/2018
Castlevania, "Shadow Battles", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Castlevania, "Broken Mast", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "The Dark Baptism", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
42. The Manitou,, 1977, William Girdler, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
43. Shadow of the Hawk,, 1976, George McCowan, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
44. The Living Coffin,, 1959, Fernando Méndez, Movie, Stream, MX, Color, ☼
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "The Trial of Sabrina Spellman", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/28/2018
Castlevania, "Last Spell", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Castlevania, "The River", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Castlevania, "For Love", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
Castlevania, "End Times", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
45. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,, 1966,, TV, DVR, US, Color,
46. Casper,, 1995, Brad Silberling, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "Witch Academy", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "Dreams in a Witch House", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/29/2018
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "An Exorcism in Greendale", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
47. Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost,, 1999, Jim Stenstrum, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "Feast of Feasts", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/30/2018
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "The Burial", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
48. Vamps,, 2012, Amy Heckerling, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ☼
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "The Returned Man", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, "The Witching Hour", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ☼

10/31/2018
49. Sleepy Hollow,, 1999, Tim Burton, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
50. The Ship of Monsters,, 1960, Rogelio A. González, Movie, Stream, MX, B&W,
51. Ernest Scared Stupid,, 1991, John Cherry, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Phantom Quest Corp., "Lover Come Back to Me", 1994,, TV, Stream, JP, Color,
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The Past...
2006 - 170
2007 - 168
2009 - 198
2010 - 102
2011 - 163
2012 - 139
2013 - 158
2014 - 100
2015 - 96
2016 - 38
2017 - 48
2018 - 60
Thanks to CHAD for the table inspiration


October 1st
1. Friend Request

October 2nd
2. I Spit On Your Grave(2010)

October 3rd
3. Hell Fest
4. 1408

October 4th
5. #Horror
6. The Lesson
7. Sin Reaper

October 5th
8. Sorority Party Massacre
9. 976-Evil

October 7th
10. Leviathan
11. Metamorphosis(1990)
12. Beyond Darkness
13. Urban Legend

October 8th
14. Event Horizon
15. Leatherface
16. Dark House

October 9th
17. VHS

October 10th
18. Maniac (1980)

October 11th
19. Lifeforce
20. The Relic

October 14th
21. The Fear
22. VHS 2
23. VHS: Viral
24. Green Room

October 15th
25. Evil Dead (2013)

October 16th
26. Bloodsucking Bastards

October 17th
27. Hostel
28. Hostel Part II

October 21st
29. Venom (2018)

October 22nd
30. Pyewacket
31. Predator
32. Predator 2
33. 31
34. He's Out There

October 23rd
35. Unsane (2018)
36. The Fear: Halloween Night
37. Phantasm
38. People Under the Stairs
39. Insidious

October 24th
40. Apostle (2018)
41. Raw
42. Halloween (2018)
43. Amityville: The Awakening

October 25th
44. The Monster (2016)
45. Train to Busan
46. Ghost House
47. Insidious: Chapter 2

October 26th
48. The Ritual (2017)
49. Get Out
50. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
51. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

October 27th
52. Insidious: Chapter 3
53. Insidious: The Last Key
54. Wicked, Wicked

October 28th
55. Inoperable
56. Phantasm II
57. Phantasm III

October 29th
58. Phantasm IV

October 30th
59. Phantasm: Ravager
60. The Blackcoat's Daughter


LIST COMPLETE

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Goal: 100
TOTAL: 20
FIRST TIME VIEWS: 16
☼ indicates first time viewing
Ratings:
★★★★★
★★★★
★★★
★★


Week 1


- September 30 -

1. Mandy (2018) ★★★★½ ☼
A completely insane movie that really seemed like an acid trip. Nicolas Cage's performance was incredible, and Linus Roache matched it with an equally insane performance.

2. Trilogy of Terror (1975) ★★★½ ☼
This movie was a lot of fun, though the middle story dragged a bit. It definitely has the hallmarks of a TV-movie, but it was darker than I expected.


- October 1 -

3. Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2017) ★★★ ☼
This was definitely an interesting movie, but I feel like they repeated the same point often. I would have also preferred that it either focused on one haunted house or on many, but it seemed to try to do both, which left it a bit unfocused.


- October 2 -

None


- October 3 -

None


- October 4 -

None


- October 5 -

4. The Sixth Sense (1999) ★★★★★


- October 6 -

None


- October 7 -

None


Week 2


- October 8 -

None


- October 9 -

5. Jennifer's Body (2009) ★★★½


- October 10 -

6. The Monster Squad (1987) ★★★★

7. Van Helsing (2004) ★★★½


- October 11 -

8. Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (
Santo el enmascarado de plata y Blue Demon contra los monstruos) (1970) ★★½ ☼

9. Creep (2014) ★★★★ ☼


- October 12 -

10. The Sentinel (1977) ★★★½ ☼

11. Apostle (2018) ★★★★ ☼


- October 13 -

None

- October 14 -

None


Week 3


- October 15 -

12. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) ★★★ ☼

13. Nightmare Sisters (1988) ★★½ ☼


- October 16 -

14. Puppetmaster (1989) ★★★ ☼

15. Halloween: Resurrection (2002) ★★ ☼


- October 17 -

16. The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) ★★★½ ☼


- October 18 -

17. The Fan (Der Fan) (1982) ★★★★ ☼


- October 19 -

None


- October 20 -

18. Halloween (2018) ★★★★ ☼


Week 3


- October 21 -

19. The Devil Rides Out (1968) ★★★★ ☼

20. Tourist Trap (1979) ★★★½ ☼


Checklist
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
-X- Jamie Lee Curtis - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
-X- Christopher Lee - The Devil Rides Out (1968)
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
-X- Burgess Meredith - The Sentinel (1977)
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
-X- Oliver Reed - The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace -
--- Naomi Watts -
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor -
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca -
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- Lucio Fulci -
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino -
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson -
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers:
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz -
--- Jeanette Volturno -

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon -
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Dennis Paoli -
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
-X- Anthology Film - Trilogy of Terror (1975)
--- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen -
--- Based on a True Story -
-X- Based on a Novel - The Sentinel (1977)
-X- Cannibalism - The Fan (1982)
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-X- Classic Hammer Films - The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 -
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation - Diablo Cody, Jennifer's Body (2009)
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
-X- Documentary - Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2017)
-X- Drunk Horror - Mandy (2018)
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
--- Film From TCM's October Schedule -
--- Film Title Drop -
--- Flashback Horror -
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein - Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (1970)
-X- Ghost / Haunting - The Sixth Sense (1999)
--- Giallo -
--- Ouija Board -
--- K-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
-X- Killer / Evil Doll - Puppetmaster (1989)
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - Trilogy of Terror (1975)
-X- Mummy - Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (1970)
-X- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - The Fan (1982)
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
--- Nazi -
--- Prom -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
--- Takes Place in a Hospital -
-X- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - Trilogy of Terror (1975)
-X- Takes Place on a Holiday - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
--- Television -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-X- Vampire - Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (1970)
-X- Werewolf - The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - The Sentinel (1977)
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, Streaming, Mandy (2018)
-X- Second format, Blu-ray, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title).

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, Spanish, Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (1970)
--- Second language, German, The Fan (1982)
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
-X- Features music by a rock band - Mandy (2018), King Crimson
-X- Was made in the 1960s - The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
--- Was written by Stephen King -
-X- Features snow - Van Helsing (2004)
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
-- Was directed by David DeCoteau - Nightmare Sisters (1988)
-X- Stars Brinke Stevens - Nightmare Sisters (1988)
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
-X- Features a nun or priest - The Sentinel (1977)

Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
-X- 1960 - The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
-X- 1970 - Trilogy of Terror (1975)
-X- 1980 - The Monster Squad (1987)
-X- 1990 - The Sixth Sense (1999)
-- 2000 - Jennifer's Body (2009)
-X- 2010 - Mandy (2018)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Jump Scare - The Sixth Sense (1999)
-X- No Cell Coverage - Jennifer's Body (2009)
--- The Abandoned Place -
--- The Vengeful Spirit -
--- Death By Sex -
-X- The Final Girl - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
--- Flickering Lights -

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

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
-X- PG-13 - The Sixth Sense (1999)
-X- R - Jennifer's Body (2009)
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - Nightmare Sisters (1988)
--- 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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My Old Lists:

2005 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 79 (First Time Viewings: 55)
2006 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 105 (FTVs: 66)
2007 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 159 (FTVs: 88)
2008 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 164 (FTVs: 89)
2009 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 135 (FTVs: 125)
2010 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 111 (FTVs: 108)
2011 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 136 (123 Movies + 24 TV Shows & 1 Short Film) (FTVs: 120)
2012 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 105 (102 Movies + 6 TV Episodes) (FTVs: 92)
2013 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 114 (111 Movies + 6 TV Episodes) (FTVs: 80)
2014 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 104 (FTVs: 45)
2015 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 118 (FTVs: 103)
2016 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 111 (FTVs: 101)
2017 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 108 (FTVs: 69)

Totals:

1524 Entries - 1141 First Time Viewings (74.87%)
86 repeat viewings (watched the same thing in two or more challenges)
53 TV shows & short films watched
1435 different movies watched



Films I've watched so far:
Spoiler:
1) 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
2) 100 Feet (2008)
3) 13 (City in Panic) (1986)
4) 1408 (2007)
5) 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
6) 2001 Maniacs (2005)
7) 30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
8) 30 Days of Night (2007)
9) 5ive Girls (2006)
10) 976-EVIL (1988)
11) À Meia Noite Levarei Sua Alma (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul) (1964)
12) Aaah! Zombies!! (Wasting Away) (2007)
13) Abby (1974)
14) ABCs of Death, The (2012)
15) ABCs of Death 2 (2014)
16) Abominable Dr. Phibes, The (1971)
17) Abomination, The (1986)
18) Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
19) Acts of Death (The Final Curtain) (2006)
20) Addiction, The (1994)
21) Aenigma (1987)
22) After Death (1988)
23) After Midnight (1989)
24) After Sundown (2005)
25) Ahí va el diablo (Here Comes the Devil) (2012)
26) Albert Fish (2007)
27) Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
28) Alien Contamination (Contamination) (1980)
29) All About Evil (2010)
30) All Hallows' Eve (2013)
31) All Hallows' Eve 2 (2015)
32) All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
33) Alphabet Killer, The (2008)
34) Altered (2006)
35) Alucarda (1977)
36) Amer (2009)
37) American Mary (2012)
38) American Psycho (2000)
39) American Psycho 2 (2002)
40) American Scary (2006)
41) American Werewolf in London, An (1981)
42) American Werewolf in Paris, An (1997)
43) Amityville 3-D (1983)
44) Amityville Horror, The (1979)
45) Amityville Horror, The (2005)
46) Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
47) Anatomy (2000)
48) Anatomie 2 (2003)
49) --And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
50) Angelo per Satana, Un (An Angel for Satan) (1966)
51) Anguish (1987)
52) Another Kind (2013)
53) Antropophagus (Anthropophagus) (1980)
54) Ape, The (1940)
55) April Fool's Day (1986)
56) Arachnophobia (1990)
57) Are You Scared? (2006)
58) Are You Scared 2 (2007)
59) Army of Darkness (1992)
60) Army of the Dead (2007)
61) As Above, So Below (2014)
62) Asylum of Satan (1971)
63) Ataud del Vampiro, El (The Vampire's Coffin) (1958)
64) Atrocious (2010)
65) Attack of the Beast Creatures (1985)
66) Attic, The (1980)
67) Attic Expeditions, The (2000)
68) Aunt Rose (2004)
69) Baba Yaga (The Devil Watch) (1973)
70) Babadook, The (2014)
71) Baby, The (1972)
72) Bad Biology (2008)
73) Bad Moon (1996)
74) Barely Legal Lesbian Vampires: The Curse of Ed Wood! (1999)
75) Baron del Terror, El (Brainiac) (1961)
76) Basket Case (1981)
77) Basket Case 2 (1990)
78) Basket Case 3 (1991)
79) Bat, The (1959)
80) Batman vs. Dracula, The (2005)
81) Bats (1999)
82) Bay of Blood, A (Twitch of the Death Nerve) (1971)
83) Bay, The (2012)
84) Beach Girls and the Monster, The (1964)
85) Beast, The (La Bête) (1975)
86) Beast Must Die, The (1974)
87) Beast of Blood (1970)
88) Beast of Bray Road, The (2005)
89) Beast of the Yellow Night (1971)
90) Beast With Five Fingers, The (1946)
91) Beast Within, The (1981)
92) Before I Hang (1940)
93) Behind the Mask (1932)
94) Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
95) Bell from Hell (La campana del infierno) (1973)
96) Beware: Children at Play (1989)
97) Beware! The Blob (1971)
98) Bewitching, The... (2003)
99) Beyond Evil (1980)
100) Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
101) Big Bad Wolf (2006)
102) Bio-Zombie (Sun faa sau si) (1998)
103) Bird with the Crystal Plumage, The (1969)
104) Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)
105) Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2013)
106) Birds, The (1963)
107) Birds II: Land's End, The (1994)
108) Bits & Pieces (1985)
109) Black Castle, The (1952)
110) Black Cat, The (1934)
111) Black Cat, The (1941)
112) Black Cat, The (1981)
113) Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984)
114) Black Friday (1940)
115) Black Moon (1934)
116) Black Room, The (1935)
117) Black Sheep (2006)
118) Black Sleep, The (1956)
119) Blacula (1972)
120) Bleed (2016)
121) Blob, The (1958)
122) Blob, The (1988)
123) Blood (1973)
124) Blood Bath (1966)
125) Blood Bath (1976)
126) Blood Beach (1980)
127) Blood Beast Terror, The (1967)
128) Blood Car (2007)
129) Blood Diner (1987)
130) Blood Feast (1963)
131) Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)
132) Blood for Dracula (1974)
133) Blood Hook (1986)
134) Blood Massacre (1991)
135) Blood Moon (2001)
136) Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2008)
137) Blood of Dracula (1957)
138) Blood of Dracula's Castle (1969)
139) Blood on Satan's Claw, The (1970)
140) Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1973)
141) Blood Runs Cold (2010)
142) Blood Sisters (1987)
143) Blood Spattered Bride, The (1972)
144) Blood Suckers (1971)
145) Blood Sucking Freaks (1976)
146) Blood Thirst (1971)
147) Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
148) Bloodlust! (1961)
149) Bloodsucking Bastards (2015)
150) Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
151) Bloody Mallory (2002)
152) Bloody Video Horror That Made Me Puke on My Aunt Gertrude, The (1989)
153) Bloodz vs. Wolvez (2006)
154) Body Beneath, The (1970)
155) Body Snatcher, The (1945)
156) Boneyard, The (1990)
157) Bonnie & Clyde vs. Dracula (2009)
158) Boogens, The (1982)
159) Bordello of Blood (Tales from the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood) (1996)
160) Bowery at Midnight (1942)
161) Boy Eats Girl (2005)
162) Boy Who Cried Werewolf, The (1973)
163) Brain Damage (1987)
164) Brain Dead (1989)
165) Brain Eaters, The (1958)
166) Brain from Planet Arous, The (1957)
167) Brain Twisters (1990)
168) Brainsucker, The (1988)
169) Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
170) Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
171) Brides of Blood (1968)
172) Brides of Dracula, The (1960)
173) Brood, The (1979)
174) Brotherhood of Blood (2007)
175) Bruiser (2000)
176) Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
177) Bucket of Blood, A (1959)
178) Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
179) Bug (1975)
180) Bunker, The (2000)
181) Burial of the Rats (1995)
182) Buried (2009)
183) Buried Alive (1989)
184) Buried Alive (1990)
185) Burn, Witch, Burn (Night of the Eagle) (1962)
186) Burning, The (1980)
187) Burnt Offerings (1976)
188) Burying the Ex (2014)
189) Busanhaeng (Train to Busan) (2016)
190) Cabin in the Woods, The (2011)
191) Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The (1919)
192) Call of Cthulhu, The (2005)
193) Caller, The (2011)
194) Calling Dr. Death (1943)
195) Camel Spiders (2011)
196) Candle in the Dark, A (2002)
197) Candyman (1992)
198) Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
199) Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)
200) Cannibal Girls (1972)
201) Cannibal Man, The (La semana del asesino) (1972)
202) Cannibals (Mondo cannibale, White Cannibal Queen) (1980)
203) Captive Wild Woman (1943)
204) Car, The (1977)
205) Carnage (1984)
206) Carnival of Souls (Director's Cut) (1962)
207) Carrie (1976)
208) Carrie (2002)
209) Carrie (2013)
210) Carrier, The (1987)
211) Cassandra (1987)
212) Castle Freak (1995)
213) Cat and the Canary, The (1927)
214) Cat and the Canary, The (1939)
215) Cat People (1943)
216) Cat People (1982)
217) Catholic Ghoulgirls (2005)
218) Cauchemars Naissent la Nuit, Les (Nightmares Come at Night) (1970)
219) Cemetery Man (1994)
220) C'est Arrivé Près de Chez Vous (Man Bites Dog) (1992)
221) Cheerleader Camp (Bloody Pom Poms) (1988)
222) Cheerleader Massacre (2002)
223) Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
224) Cherry Falls (2000)
225) Child, The (1977)
226) Children, The (1980)
227) Children of the Living Dead (2001)
228) Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
229) Child's Play (1988)
230) Chillerama (2011)
231) Chopping Mall (1986)
232) Christine (1983)
233) C.H.U.D. (1984)
234) C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud (1989)
235) Church, The (1988)
236) Circus of Horrors (1960)
237) City of Rott (2005)
238) City of The Living Dead (1980)
239) Class of 1999 (1989)
240) Class Reunion (1982)
241) Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
242) Cold, The (The Game) (1984)
243) Color Me Blood Red (1965)
244) Colossus of New York, The (1958)
245) Comedy of Terrors, The (1963)
246) Company of Wolves, The (1984)
247) Condemned to Live (1935)
248) Conjuring, The (2013)
249) Contamination .7 (The Crawlers, Creepers, Troll 3) (1993)
250) Cooties (2014)
251) Corpse Grinders, The (1972)
252) Corpse-Grinders II (The Corpse Grinders 2) (2000)
253) Corpse Vanishes, The (1942)
254) Corridors of Blood (1958)
255) Count Dracula (1970)
256) Countess Dracula (1970)
257) Cowboys & Vampires (Dead West) (2010)
258) Cowboys & Zombies (The Dead and the Damned) (2010)
259) Craze (1974)
260) Crazies, The (2010)
261) Creatures from the Abyss (Plankton) (1994)
262) Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)
263) Creature from the Hillbilly Lagoon (2005)
264) Creature Walks Among Us, The (1956)
265) Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
266) Creature (2010)
267) Creeper, The (Rituals) (1977)
268) Creeping Flesh, The (1972)
269) Creeping Terror, The (1964)
270) Creepozoids (1987)
271) Creepshow (1982)
272) Creepshow 2 (1987)
273) Creepshow III (2006)
274) Cronos (1993)
275) Cry of the Banshee (1970)
276) Cry of the Werewolf (1944)
277) Cujo (1983)
278) Cult of the Cobra (1955)
279) Curious Dr. Humpp, The (1967)
280) Curse of Chucky (2013)
281) Curse of the Cat People, The (1944)
282) Curse of Frankenstein, The (1957)
283) Curse of the Werewolf, The (1961)
284) Cursed (2005)
285) Cutting Room! (2005)
286) Cyclops, The (1956)
287) Dagon (2001)
288) Dahmer (2002)
289) Damien: Omen II (1978)
290) Damned, The (2005)
291) Dance of the Dead (2008)
292) Dark Carnival (1997)
293) Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
294) Dark Places (1973)
295) Dark Power, The (1985)
296) Dark Ride (2006)
297) Darkness (2002)
298) DarkWolf (2002)
299) Daughter of Dr Jekyll (1957)
300) Daughter of Horror (Dementia) (1955)
301) Daughters of Satan (1972)
302) Dawn of the Dead (1978)
303) Dawn of the Dead (2004)
304) Day of the Dead (1985)
305) Day of the Dead (2007)
306) Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005)
307) Days of Darkness (2007)
308) Dead & Breakfast (2004)
309) Dead Before Dawn (2012)
310) Dead Hate the Living!, The (1999)
311) Dead Heat (1988)
312) Dead Man's Eyes (1944)
313) Dead Men Walk (1943)
314) Dead Men Walking (2005)
315) Dead Noon (2007)
316) Dead of Night (1945)
317) Dead of Night (Deathdream) (1972)
318) Dead of Night (1976)
319) Dead One, The (2006)
320) Dead Ringers (1988)
321) Dead Silence (2006)
322) Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead (Død Snø 2) (2014)
323) Deadgirl (2008)
324) Deadheads (2011)
325) Deadtime Stories (1986)
326) Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)
327) Deadtime Stories: Volume 2 (2011)
328) Death 4 Told (2004)
329) Death at Love House (1976)
330) Death Becomes Her (1992)
331) Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
332) Death Curse of Tartu (1967)
333) Death Dorm (The Dorm That Dripped Blood) (1981)
334) Death Hunter: Werewolves vs. Vampires (2008)
335) Death Row Diner (1988)
336) Death Spa (1989)
337) Death Warmed Up (Death Warmed Over) (1984)
338) Deathgasm (2015)
339) Deathmaster (1972)
340) Decoys (2004)
341) Decoys 2: Alien Seduction (2007)
342) Delta Delta Die! (2003)
343) Demon, The (1981)
344) Demon Lust (1997)
345) Demons 2 (1986)
346) Demons of the Mind (1971)
347) Demons (1985)
348) Demonwarp (1988)
349) Dentist, The (1996)
350) Dents de la Nuit, Les (Vampire Party) (2008)
351) Der Fan (Trance) (1982)
352) Detention (2009)
353) Detention (2011)
354) Detention of the Dead (2012)
355) Devil Commands, The (1941)
356) Devil-Doll, The (1936)
357) Devil Rides Out, The (1967)
358) Devil Story (Il était une fois ..le diable ~Devil Story~) (1986)
359) Devil Within Her, The (Beyond the Door) (1974)
360) Devil Woman (She yao jing) (1970)
361) Devil's Carnival, The (2012)
362) Devil's Express (Gang Wars) (1976)
363) Devil's Hand, The (1962)
364) Devil's Highway (2005)
365) Devils of Darkness (1965)
366) Devil's Daughter, The (1939)
367) Devil's Messenger, The (1961)
368) Devil's Nightmare, The (La terrorífica noche del demonio, La plus longue nuit du diable) (1971)
369) Devil's Rain, The (1975)
370) Devil's Rejects, The (2005)
371) Devils, The (1971)
372) Diary of a Madman (1962)
373) Diary of the Dead (2007)
374) Die Screaming Marianne (1970)
375) Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
376) Doc of the Dead (2014)
377) Doctor Jekyll y el Hombre Lobo (Dr. Jekyll vs. the Werewolf) (1972)
378) Død Snø (Dead Snow) (2009)
379) Dødes tjern, De (Lake of the Dead) (1958)
380) Dog Soldiers (2002)
381) Doll Graveyard (2005)
382) Dolls (1987)
383) Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)
384) Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
385) Don't Go in the House (1980)
386) Don't Go to Sleep (1982)
387) Don't Open the Door (1975)
388) Don't Scream: It's Only a Movie! (1989)
389) Dr. Black Mr. Hyde (1975)
390) Dr. Giggles (1992)
391) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
392) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
393) Dr. Moreau's House of Pain (2003)
394) Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
395) Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon (The Mansion of Madness) (1973)
396) Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
397) Dracula (1931)
398) Dracula (Spanish Version) (1931)
399) Dracula (1979)
400) Dracula (1992)
401) Dracula 3D (2012)
402) Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
403) Dracula Has Risen From the Grave (1968)
404) Dracula Vs. Frankenstein (1971)
405) Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
406) Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)
407) Dracula's Daughter (1936)
408) Drag Me To Hell (2009)
409) Drive In Massacre (1977)
410) Drive Thru (2006)
411) Drive-In Horrorshow (2009)
412) Duel (1972)
413) Dungeon of Harrow, The (1962)
414) Eaten Alive! (1980)
415) Eaten Alive (1977)
416) Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2006)
417) Edge of Hell, The (Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare) (1987)
418) Editor, The (2014)
419) Eliza Graves (Stonehearst Asylum) (2014)
420) Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)
421) Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001)
422) Embalmer, The (1966)
423) Empire of the Ants (1977)
424) Entity Force, The (One Dark Night) (1982)
425) Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
426) Escapes (1986)
427) Esta Noite Encarnarei no Teu Cadáver (This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse) (1967)
428) Evil Come Evil Go (1972)
429) Evil Dead, The (1981)
430) Evil Dead (2013)
431) Evil Dead II (1987)
432) Evil Dead Trap (1988)
433) Evil of Frankenstein, The (1964)
434) Evil, The (1977)
435) Evils of the Night (1985)
436) Excision (2012)
437) Exit Humanity (2011)
438) Exorcism of Emily Rose, The (2005)
439) Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers (2005)
440) Exorcism (1979)
441) Exorcist, The (1973)
442) Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
443) Extraordinary Tales (2015)
444) Extraterrestrial (2014)
445) Eye, The (2008)
446) Eyes of Fire (1984)
447) Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
448) Face of the Screaming Werewolf (1964)
449) Faust (1926)
450) Fear in the Night (1972)
451) Fear No Evil (1981)
452) Feast (2005)
453) Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)
454) Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)
455) Feast of Flesh (1967)
456) Feeding, The (2005)
457) Female Vampire (La Comtesse Noire) (1975)
458) Fido (2006)
459) Final Conflict, The (1981)
460) Final Girl (2015)
461) Final Girls, The (2015)
462) Final Terror, The (1983)
463) Firestarter (1984)
464) Fist of the Vampire (2007)
465) Five Across the Eyes (2006)
466) Flesh and Blood Show, The (1972)
467) Flesh and the Fiends, The (1959)
468) Flesh Eater: Revenge of the Living Dead (1988)
469) Flesh Eaters, The (1964)
470) Flesh Feast (1970)
471) Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
472) Flesh-Eating Mothers (1988)
473) Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane (2006)
474) Flowers in the Attic (1987)
475) Fog, The (2005)
476) Forest, The (1982)
477) Forest of the Dead (2005)
478) Forget Me Not (2009)
479) Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake, The (1959)
480) Frankenhooker (1990)
481) Frankenstein (1931)
482) Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1973)
483) Frankenstein Created Woman (1966)
484) Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)
485) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1942)
486) Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
487) Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
488) Frankenstein's Army (2013)
489) Frankenstein's Daughter (1958)
490) Fraternity Demon (1992)
491) Freaks (1932)
492) Freaks of Nature (2015)
493) Freakshow (1989)
494) Freakshow (2006)
495) Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
496) Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
497) Friday the 13th (1980)
498) Friday the 13th (2009)
499) Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
500) Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
501) Friday the 13th Part VII - The New Blood (1988)
502) Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
503) Friday the 13th, The Final Chapter (1984)
504) Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
505) Frighteners, The (1996)
506) Frightworld (2007)
507) Fritt Vilt II (Cold Prey II) (2008)
508) Fritt Vilt (Cold Prey) (2006)
509) Frogs (1972)
510) From a Whisper to a Scream (1986)
511) From Beyond the Grave (1973)
512) From Beyond (1986)
513) From Dusk Till Dawn (1995)
514) From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1998)
515) From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (2000)
516) From Hell It Came (1957)
517) Frontiere(s) (Frontier(s)) (2007)
518) Frozen Ghost, The (1945)
519) Frozen Scream (1975)
520) Funeral Home (1980)
521) Funhouse, The (1981)
522) Funny Man (1994)
523) Fury of the Wolfman, The (1971)
524) Gangs of the Dead (2005)
525) Ganja & Hess (1973)
526) Garden of the Dead (1973)
527) Gargoyles (1972)
528) Gatto nel Cervello, Un (A Cat in the Brain) (1990)
529) Geek, The (1971)
530) Geek! (Backwoods) (1987)
531) Ghastly Ones, The (1968)
532) Ghost and Mr. Chicken, The (1965)
533) Ghost Breakers, The (1940)
534) Ghost of Frankenstein, The (1942)
535) Ghostwatch (1992)
536) Ghoul School (1990)
537) Ghoul, The (1933)
538) Ghouls (2008)
539) Ginger Snaps (2000)
540) Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
541) Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)
542) Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, A (2014)
543) Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
544) Golem: How He Came Into the World, The (1920)
545) Goo chak sam fong fong (The Death Curse) (2003)
546) Gore Gore Girls, The (1972)
547) Gorgon, The (1964)
548) Gorilla, The (1939)
549) Gothic Vampires from Hell: Battle of the Bands (2006)
550) Grace (2009)
551) Graduation Day (1981)
552) Grave Encounters (2010)
553) Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
554) Green Monster, The (2009)
555) Green Room (2015)
556) Green Slime, The (1968)
557) Grey Knight (1993)
558) Grito de la Muerte, El (The Living Coffin) (1959)
559) Grizzly (1976)
560) Grudge 2, The (2006)
561) Grudge, The (2004)
562) Gruesome Twosome, The (1967)
563) Guru, the Mad Monk (1970)
564) Gutterballs (2008)
565) Gwoemul (The Host) (2006)
566) H6: Diario de un Asesino (H6: Diary of a Serial Killer) (2004)
567) Hack-O-Lantern (Halloween Night) (1988)
568) Halloween (1978)
569) Halloween (2007)
570) Halloween II (1981)
571) Halloween II (2009)
572) Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
573) Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
574) Halloween 5 (1989)
575) Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers - Unrated Producer's Cut) (1995)
576) Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
577) Halloween Night (2006)
578) Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
579) Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
580) Hamiltons, The (2006)
581) Hand of Death (1962)
582) Hand, The (1981)
583) Hands of a Stranger (1960)
584) Hands of Orlac, The (1924)
585) Harold's Going Stiff (2012)
586) Hatchet (2006)
587) Hatchet II (2010)
588) Hatchet III (2013)
589) Haunted Palace, The (1963)
590) Haunted Strangler, The (1957)
591) Haunter (2013)
592) Haunting in Connecticut, The (2009)
593) Hausu (House) (1977)
594) Hazing, The (2004)
595) Headless Ghost, The (1959)
596) Hearse, The (1980)
597) Hell Night (1981)
598) Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
599) Hellmaster (1992)
600) Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
601) Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
602) Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Part 2 (Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer) (1996)
603) Hide and Go Shriek (1987)
604) Highway to Hell (1991)
605) Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967)
606) Hills Have Eyes, The (1977)
607) Hills Have Eyes, The (2006)
608) Hills Have Eyes II, The (2007)
609) Hills Have Eyes Part II, The (1985)
610) Hino Hideshi no Za Horâ: Kaiki Gekijô: Jigoku Kozô (Hideshi Hino's "Theater of Horror": The Boy from Hell) (2004)
611) Hino Hideshi no Za Horâ: Kaiki Gekijô: Kaiki! Shinin Shôjo (Hideshi Hino's "Theater of Horror": Dead Girl Walking) (2004)
612) Hino Hideshi no Za Horâ: Kaiki Gekijô: Kyôfu Ressha (Hideshi Hino's "Theater of Horror": Death Train) (2004)
613) Hino Hideshi no Za Horâ: Kaiki Gekijô: Okaruto Tanteidan - Shi-ningyô no Hakaba (Hideshi Hino's "Theater of Horror": Occult Detective Club: The Doll Cemetery) (2004)
614) Hino Hideshi no Za Horâ: Kaiki Gekijô: Tadareta Ie: Zoroku no Kibyo (Hideshi Hino's "Theater of Horror": The Ravaged House - Zoroku's Disease) (2004)
615) Hino Hideshi no Za Horâ: Kaiki Gekijô: Watashi no Akachan (Hideshi Hino's "Theater of Horror": Lizard Baby) (2004)
616) Hip Hop Locos (2001)
617) Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting, The (2003)
618) Hitcher, The (1986)
619) Hitcher, The (2006)
620) Hitch-Hike (1978)
621) Hobgoblins (1988)
622) Hobgoblins 2 (2009)
623) Holidays (2016)
624) Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)
625) Hollywood Horror House (1970)
626) Hollywood Strangler Meets the Skid Row Slasher, The (1980)
627) Honogurai mizu no soko kara (Dark Water) (2002)
628) Hood of Horror (2006)
629) Horde, The (2009)
630) Horny Devils, The (Hotter Than Hell) (1971)
631) Horrible House on the Hill, The (Devil Times Five) (1974)
632) Horrible Sexy Vampire, The (El vampiro de la autopista) (1970)
633) Horror Business (2006)
634) Horror Express (1972)
635) Horror High (1973)
636) Horror Hospital (1973)
637) Horror House on Highway Five (1985)
638) Horror Island (1941)
639) Horror of Dracula (1958)
640) Horror of Frankenstein, The (1970)
641) Horror of It All, The (1964)
642) Horrors of War (2006)
643) Hostel Part II (2007)
644) Hostel Part III (2011)
645) House by the Cemetery, The (1981)
646) House IV (1992)
647) House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
648) House of Blood (2006)
649) House of Dark Shadows (1970)
650) House of Dracula (1945)
651) House of Frankenstein (1944)
652) House of Horrors (1946)
653) House of Seven Corpses, The (1974)
654) House of Terror (1972)
655) House of the Dead 2 (2005)
656) House of the Devil, The (2008)
657) House of the Long Shadows (1983)
658) House of the Wolf Man (2009)
659) House of Usher, The (2006)
660) House of Usher (1960)
661) House of Wax (1953)
662) House on Bare Mountain (1962)
663) House on Haunted Hill (1999)
664) House on Skull Mountain, The (1974)
665) House on Sorority Row, The (1982)
666) House on Straw Hill, The (1975)
667) House That Dripped Blood, The (1970)
668) House (1985)
669) Howl (2015)
670) Howling II ...Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1984)
671) Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988)
672) Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)
673) Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)
674) Howling Reborn, The (2011)
675) Howling, The (1980)
676) Human Centipede (First Sequence), The (2009)
677) Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), The (2011)
678) Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence), The (2015)
679) Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1923)
680) Hunger, The (1983)
681) Hunting Season (2000)
682) Hybrid (2006)
683) I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
684) I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990)
685) I Bury the Living (1957)
686) I Dismember Mama (Poor Albert and Little Annie) (1972)
687) I Drink Your Blood (1970)
688) I Eat Your Skin (1964/1970)
689) I Hate You (2004)
690) I Sell the Dead (2008)
691) I Spit on Your Grave (Day of the Woman) (1978)
692) I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
693) I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
694) I vampiri (The Vampires, Lust of the Vampire) (1957)
695) I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
696) I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957)
697) I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)
698) I Zombie: The Chronicles of Pain (1998)
699) I, Madman (1989)
700) I, Monster (1971)
701) Ikenie (Doll from Hell) (1995)
702) Il Mulino Delle Donne Di Pietra (Mill of the Stone Women) (1960)
703) In Search of Dracula (1974)
704) In Their Skin (2011)
705) Incredible 2-Headed Transplant, The (1970)
706) Incubus (1965)
707) Initiation, The (1983)
708) Inocentes, Los (Bloody April Fools) (2013)
709) Innkeepers, The (2011)
710) Innocents, The (1961)
711) Insaniac (2001)
712) Insidious (2010)
713) Invasion of the Animal People (1962)
714) Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)
715) Invisible Maniac, The (1990)
716) Invisible Ray, The (1936)
717) Invitation to Hell (1984)
718) Island of the Fishmen, The (1979)
719) It Follows (2014)
720) It Lives Again (1978)
721) It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
722) It's Alive (1973)
723) Jack O'Lantern (2004)
724) Jackhammer Massacre, The (2003)
725) Jacko Lantern (Jack-O) (1995)
726) Jacob's Ladder (1990)
727) Janghwa, Hongryeon (A Tale of Two Sisters) (2003)
728) Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
729) Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
730) Jason X (2000)
731) Jekyll & Hyde (1990)
732) Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical (2001)
733) Jennifer's Body (2009)
734) Jigoku (Japanese Hell) (1999)
735) John Dies at the End (2012)
736) Just Before Dawn (1980)
737) Kairo (Pulse) (2001)
738) Kalevet (Rabies) (2010)
739) Katakuri-ke no kôfuku (The Happiness of the Katakuris) (2001)
740) Keep My Grave Open (1976)
741) Kill Zombie! (2012)
742) Killer Barbys vs. Dracula (2002)
743) Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)
744) Killer Mermaid (Nymph, Mamula) (2014)
745) Killer Party (1986)
746) Killing of Satan, The (1983)
747) Killjoy (2000)
748) Killjoy 2: Deliverance From Evil (2002)
749) Killjoy Goes to Hell (2012)
750) Killjoy's Revenge! (Killjoy 3) (2010)
751) Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
752) Kiss Me Quick! (1964)
753) Kiss of the Vampire, The (1962)
754) KL Zombi (2013)
755) Körkarlen (The Phantom Carriage) (1921)
756) Kracker Jack'd (2003)
757) Kuroneko (1968)
758) Kwaidan (1965)
759) La Noche del Terror Ciego (Tombs of the Blind Dead) (1972)
760) Lady and the Monster, The (1944)
761) Lady Frankenstein (La figlia di Frankenstein) (1971)
762) Lamp, The (The Outing) (1987)
763) Land of the Dead (2005)
764) Land of the Minotaur (1976)
765) Las Brujas de Zugarramurdi (Witching & Bitching) (2013)
766) Las Vegas Blood Bath (1989)
767) Last Exorcism, The (2010)
768) Last Exorcism Part II, The (2013)
769) Last Horror Film, The (1982)
770) Last House on Hell Street (2002)
771) Last House on the Left, The (1972)
772) Last House on the Left, The (2008)
773) Last Man on Earth, The (1964)
774) Last Warning, The (1929)
775) Låt den Rätte Komma In (Let the Right One In) (2008)
776) Late Phases (2014)
777) Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
778) Legend of Hell House, The (1973)
779) Legend of Horror (1971)
780) Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires, The (1974)
781) Legend of the Phantom Rider (2000)
782) Legend of Witch Hollow, The (The Witchmaker) (1969)
783) Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural (1973)
784) Lengua Asesina, La (Killer Tongue) (1996)
785) Leprechaun (1993)
786) Leprechaun 2 (1994)
787) Leprechaun 3 (1995)
788) Lesbian Vampire Killers (2008)
789) Let Me In (2010)
790) Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)
791) Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
792) Life After Beth (2014)
793) Lifeforce (1985)
794) Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
795) Long Hair of Death, The ([/b]I Lunghi Capelli della Morte[/b]) (1964)
796) Lords of Salem, The (2012)
797) Lost Boys, The (1987)
798) Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010)
799) Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008)
800) Lost Highway (1996)
801) Lost, The (2005)
802) Loved Ones, The (2009)
803) Lovely Molly (2011)
804) Loves of Count Iorga, Vampire, The (Count Yorga, Vampire) (1970)
805) Lust For a Vampire (1970)
806) Machined (2006)
807) Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1969)
808) Mad Doctor of Market Street, The (1942)
809) Mad Ghoul, The (1943)
810) Mad Magician, The (1954)
811) Mad Monster Party? (1966)
812) Madhouse (1974)
813) Madman (1982)
814) Maggie (2015)
815) Main du Diable, La (Carnival of Sinners) (1943)
816) Mais ne nous délivrez pas du mal (Don't Deliver Us from Evil) (1971)
817) Malatesta's Carnival of Blood (1973)
818) Maltese Bippy, The (1969)
819) Mama (2013)
820) Man Made Monster (1941)
821) Man They Could Not Hang, The (1939)
822) Man Who Could Cheat Death, The (1959)
823) Man Who Laughs, The (1928)
824) Man Who Turned to Stone, The (1957)
825) Man With Nine Lives, The (1940)
826) Man with Two Heads, The (1972)
827) Man Without a Body, The (1957)
828) Mangler Reborn, The (2005)
829) Maniac (1934)
830) Manitou, The (1977)
831) "Manos" The Hands of Fate (1966)
832) Manster, The (1962)
833) Mardi Gras Massacre (1978)
834) Marsupials: The Howling III, The (Howling III: The Marsupials) (1987)
835) Martin (1977)
836) Martyrs (2008)
837) Mirrors (2008)
838) Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary (1975)
839) Mask of Fu Manchu, The (1932)
840) Mask of Satan, The (Black Sunday) (1960)
841) Masque of the Red Death, The (1964)
842) Masters of Horror: "Incident On and Off A Mountain Road" (2005)
843) Masters of Horror: "The Damned Thing" (2006)
844) May (2002)
845) Meng gui xue tang (The Haunted Cop Shop II) (1987)
846) Messengers, The (2006)
847) Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2008)
848) Messiah of Evil (1973)
849) Mexican Werewolf in Texas (2005)
850) Microwave Massacre (1983)
851) Midnight Hour, The (1985)
852) Midnight Mass (2003)
853) Midnight Meat Train, The (2008)
854) Midnight Movie (2008)
855) Mimesis (2011)
856) Mist, The (2007)
857) Modern Vampires (1998)
858) Monster a-Go Go (1965)
859) Monster and the Girl, The (1940)
860) Monster Club, The (1980)
861) Monster Dog (1984)
862) Monster House (2006)
863) Monster Maker, The (1944)
864) Monster Walks, The (1932)
865) Monstroid "It Came from the Lake" (Monster) (1980)
866) Moon of the Wolf (1972)
867) Mosquito (1995)
868) Most Dangerous Game, The (1932)
869) Most Likely to Die (2015)
870) Motor Home Massacre (2005)
871) Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983)
872) Mr. Vampire (1985)
873) Mum & Dad (2008)
874) Mummy, The (1932)
875) Mummy, The (1959)
876) Mummy's Curse, The (1944)
877) Mummy's Ghost, The (1944)
878) Mummy's Hand, The (1940)
879) Mummy's Revenge, The (1973)
880) Mummy's Shroud, The (1966)
881) Mummy's Tomb, The (1942)
882) Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny & Girly (Girly) (1970)
883) Munchies (1987)
884) Murder at Dawn (1932)
885) Murder Loves Killers Too (2008)
886) Murder Party (2007)
887) Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
888) Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
889) Murders in the Zoo (1933)
890) Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
891) My Bloody Valentine (2009)
892) My Soul to Take (2010)
893) Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)
894) Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
895) Nacht der Lebenden Loser, Die (Night of the Living Dorks) (2004)
896) Nail Gun Massacre, The (1985)
897) Nature of the Beast (2007)
898) Near Dark (1987)
899) Neon Demon, The (2016)
900) New Nightmare (1994)
901) New York Ripper, The (1982)
902) Night Creatures (1962)
903) Night Hunter (1996)
904) Night Junkies (2006)
905) Night Monster (1942)
906) Night of Dark Shadows (1971)
907) Night of Terror (1933)
908) Night of the Big Heat (Island of the Burning Damned) (1967)
909) Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
910) Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)
911) Night of the Comet (1984)
912) Night of the Creeps (1986)
913) Night of the Day of the Dawn of the Son of the Bride of the Return of the Revenge of the Terror of the Attack of the Evil, Mutant, Alien, Flesh-Eating, Hellbound, Zombified Living-Dead Part II: In Shocking 2-D (1991)
914) Night of the Dead: "Leben Tod" (2006)
915) Night of the Demon (1980)
916) Night of the Demons (1987)
917) Night of the Demons (2009)
918) Night of the Doomed, The ([/b]Nightmare Castle[/b]) (1965)
919) Night of the Dribbler (1995)
920) Night of the Ghoul (1975)
921) Night of the Ghouls (1958)
922) Night of the Living Dead (1968)
923) Night of the Living Dead (1990)
924) Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation (2011)
925) Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
926) Night of the Living Dead Reanimated (2009)
927) Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
928) Night of the Living Deb (2015)
929) Night to Dismember, A (1983)
930) Night Train Murders (Last Stop on the Night Train/Second House on the Left/New House on the Left) (1974)
931) Night Warning (1982)
932) Nightmare Before Christmas, The (1993)
933) Nightmare City (Incubo sulla città contaminata) (1980)
934) Nightmare in Wax (1969)
935) Nightmare on Elm Street, A (1984)
936) Nightmare on Elm Street, A (2010)
937) Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A (1987)
938) Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, A (1988)
939) Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A (1985)
940) Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, A (1989)
941) Nights of Terror, The (1981)
942) Nocturna (1979)
943) Norliss Tapes, The (1973)
944) Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922)
945) Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Nosferatu the Vampyre) (1979)
946) Nuda per Satana (Nude for Satan) (1974)
947) Nude Vampire, The (1970)
948) Oasis of the Zombies (1981)
949) Oblong Box, The (1969)
950) Oculus (2013)
951) Odd Thomas (2013)
952) Old Dark House, The (1932)
953) Omen, The (1976)
954) Omen, The (2006)
955) Omen IV: The Awakening (1991)
956) One Missed Call (2007)
957) Ooga Booga (2013)
958) Opera (1987)
959) Orca (1977)
960) Orfanato, El (The Orphanage) (2006)
961) Orgy of the Dead (1965)
962) Orphan (2009)
963) Other Hell, The (1980)
964) Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
965) Outpost (2007)
966) Pact, The (2012)
967) Pacte des Loups, Le (Brotherhood of the Wolf) (2001)
968) Pandorum (2009)
969) Paperhouse (1988)
970) Paranormal Activity (2007)
971) Paranormal Entity (2009)
972) Parasite, The (1997)
973) Patrick Vive Ancora (Patrick Still Lives) (1980)
974) Patrick (1978)
975) People Under the Stairs, The (1991)
976) Pet Sematary (1989)
977) Pet Sematary II (1992)
978) Phantasm (1979)
979) Phantasm II (1988)
980) Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (1989)
981) Phantom of the Opera, The (1925)
982) Phantom of the Opera, The (1962)
983) Phantom of the Opera, The (1989)
984) Phantom of the Opera, The (1998)
985) Phantom of the Opera (1943)
986) Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
987) Phenomena (1984)
988) Phobias (2003)
989) Pig Hunt (2008)
990) Pigs (1972)
991) Pillow of Death (1945)
992) Pin... (1988)
993) Piranha (2010)
994) Piranha DD (2011)
995) Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
996) Plaga Zombie (1997)
997) Plaga Zombie: Zona Mutante (2001)
998) Platoon of the Dead (2009)
999) Pledge Night (1990)
1000) Polish Vampire in Burbank, A (1984)
1001) Pontypool (2008)
1002) Popcorn (1990)
1003) Poughkeepsie Tapes, The (2007)
1004) Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2007)
1005) Pray for Morning (2006)
1006) Premature Burial (1962)
1007) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
1008) Prime Evil (1988)
1009) Prison of the Dead (2000)
1010) Prom Night (1980)
1011) Prom Night (2008)
1012) Psyched by the 4D Witch (A Tale of Demonology) (1972)
1013) Psycho (1960)
1014) Psycho (1998)
1015) Psycho II (1983)
1016) Psycho III (1986)
1017) Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
1018) Psychomania (1971)
1019) Psychopath, The (1966)
1020) Pulse (2006)
1021) Pumpkin Karver, The (2006)
1022) Pumpkinhead (1988)
1023) Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993)
1024) Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
1025) Quarantine 2: Terminal (2010)
1026) Quarantine (2008)
1027) Quatermass 2 (Quatermass II: Enemy from Space) (1957)
1028) Rabid (1976)
1029) Race with the Devil (1975)
1030) Rage, The (2007)
1031) Rage: Carrie 2, The (1999)
1032) Raisins de la Mort, Les (The Grapes of Death) (1978)
1033) Rammbock (2010)
1034) Rape Squad (Act of Vengeance) (1974)
1035) Rats are Coming! The Werewolves are Here!, The (1971)
1036) Rats (1984)
1037) Rattlers (1976)
1038) Raven, The (1935)
1039) Raven, The (1963)
1040) Ravenous (1999)
1041) Raw (Grave) (2016)
1042) Rawhead Rex (1986)
1043) Razor Blade Smile (1998)
1044) Re-Animator (1985)
1045) Reaping, The (2007)
1046) [●REC] (2007)
1047) [●REC]² (2009)
1048) [●REC]³ Génesis (2011)
1049) [●REC]⁴ (2014)
1050) Red Lights (2012)
1051) Red Riding Hood (2011)
1052) Redeemer, The (The Redeemer: Son of Satan) (1976)
1053) Reef, The (2010)
1054) Reel Evil (2012)
1055) Reign in Darkness (2001)
1056) Reptile, The (1966)
1057) Repulsion (1965)
1058) Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
1059) Rest Stop (2006)
1060) Return of Count Yorga, The (1971)
1061) Return of Dracula, The (1958)
1062) Return of the Boogeyman (1994)
1063) Return of the Evil Dead, The (El Ataque de los Muertos Sin Ojos, Return of the Blind Dead) (1973)
1064) Return of the Living Dead, The (1984)
1065) Return of the Living Dead 5: Rave to the Grave (2005)
1066) Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
1067) Return of the Living Dead Part II (1987)
1068) Return of the Vampire, The (1943)
1069) Return to Horror High (1987)
1070) Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007)
1071) Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
1072) Revamped (2007)
1073) Revenant, The (2009)
1074) Revenge of Frankenstein, The (1958)
1075) Revenge of the Creature (1955)
1076) Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1986)
1077) Ring of Terror (1962)
1078) Rise of the Undead (2005)
1079) Ritual (Tales from the Crypt: Ritual) (2001)
1080) River of Darkness (2011)
1081) Rosemary's Baby (1968)
1082) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2008)
1083) Ruins, The (2008)
1084) Rush Week (1989)
1085) Sadako 3D (2012)
1086) Samson in the Wax Museum (Santo en el museo de cera) (1963)
1087) Sangre de Vírgenes (Blood of the Virgins) (1967)
1088) Santa Sangre (1989)
1089) Satan's Cheerleaders (1977)
1090) Satan's Children (1975)
1091) Satan's Little Helper (2004)
1092) Satans Lust (1971)
1093) Satan's Slave (1976)
1094) Saw (2004)
1095) Saw 3D (Saw: The Final Chapter) (2010)
1096) Saw II (2005)
1097) Saw III (2006)
1098) Saw IV (2007)
1099) Saw V (2008)
1100) Saw VI (2009)
1101) Scanner Cop (1993)
1102) Scanner Cop II: Volkin's Revenge (1995)
1103) Scanners (1980)
1104) Scanners II: The New Order (1990)
1105) Scanners 3: The Takeover (1991)
1106) Scar (2007)
1107) Scared Stiff (1953)
1108) Scared to Death (1947)
1109) School of Death (1975)
1110) Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)
1111) Scre4m (2011)
1112) Scream (1981)
1113) Scream (1996)
1114) Scream - and Die! (The House That Vanished) (1973)
1115) Scream 2 (1997)
1116) Scream 3 (2000)
1117) Scream and Scream Again (1969)
1118) Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
1119) Scream for Help (1984)
1120) Scream of Fear (Taste of Fear) (1961)
1121) Scream of the Wolf (1974)
1122) Screaming Dead, The (2003)
1123) Season of the Witch (1972)
1124) Season of the Witch (2010)
1125) Seeding of a Ghost (Zhong gui) (1983)
1126) Seeds of Sin (1968)
1127) Seekers, The (2003)
1128) Sentinel, The (1977)
1129) Seoulyeok (Seoul Station) (2016)
1130) Severance (2006)
1131) Sexcula (1974)
1132) Sexy Killer, Moriras por Ella (Sexy Killer, You'll Die for Her) (2008)
1133) Sh! The Octopus (1937)
1134) Shadow of Death, The (2012)
1135) Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
1136) Shakma (1990)
1137) Shaun of the Dead (2004)
1138) She Beast (1966)
1139) She Demons (1958)
1140) She Freak (1967)
1141) Sheitan (2006)
1142) She-Wolf of London (1946)
1143) Shining, The (1980)
1144) Shivers (1975)
1145) Shock 'Em Dead (1991)
1146) Shock Waves (1977)
1147) Shreck (1990)
1148) Shrunken Heads (1994)
1149) Silent Hill (2006)
1150) Silver Bullet (1985)
1151) Sin in '69 (1969)
1152) Sisters (1973)
1153) Ski Wolf (2008)
1154) Skinwalkers (2006)
1155) Skull, The (1965)
1156) Slasher (1985)
1157) Slaughter High (1985)
1158) Slaughterhouse Rock (1988)
1159) Slayer (2006)
1160) Sledgehammer (1984)
1161) Sleepaway Camp (1983)
1162) Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers (1988)
1163) Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland (1988)
1164) Sleepstalker: The Sandman's Last Rites (1995)
1165) Sleepwalkers (1992)
1166) Slugs: The Movie (1987)
1167) Smash Cut (2009)
1168) Snake People (1971)
1169) Someone's Watching Me! (1978)
1170) Something Evil (1972)
1171) Something Is Out There (Day of the Animals) (1977)
1172) Sometimes Aunt Martha Does Dreadful Things (1971)
1173) Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
1174) Somos lo que hay (We Are What We Are) (2010)
1175) Son of Dr. Jekyll, The (1951)
1176) Son of Dracula (1943)
1177) Son of Dracula (1974)
1178) Son of Frankenstein (1939)
1179) Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1987)
1180) Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
1181) Sorority House Massacre (1986)
1182) Sorority Row (2009)
1183) Soul of a Monster, The (1944)
1184) Soulkeeper (2001)
1185) Spookies (1986)
1186) Squirm (1976)
1187) Sssssss (1973)
1188) Stacy (2001)
1189) Stake Land (2010)
1190) Stalled (2013)
1191) Stanley (1972)
1192) Starry Eyes (2014)
1193) Static (2012)
1194) Steel and Lace (1991)
1195) Sting of Death (1966)
1196) Straight on Till Morning (1972)
1197) Strait-Jacket (1963)
1198) Strange Case of Doctor Rx, The (1942)
1199) Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The (2006)
1200) Strange Confession (1945)
1201) Strange Door, The (1951)
1202) Strangeland (1998)
1203) Strangers, The (2007)
1204) Strangler of the Swamp (1946)
1205) Strippers vs. Werewolves (2011)
1206) Strippers vs. Zombies (Zombies Zombies Zombies: Strippers vs. Zombies) (2008)
1207) Student Bodies (1981)
1208) Stuff, The (1985)
1209) Stung (2015)
1210) Sublime (2006)
1211) Suburban Nightmare (2003)
1212) Summer of Fear (Stranger in Our House) (1978)
1213) Summer of the Massacre, The (2004)
1214) Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
1215) Super Hybrid (2010)
1216) Survival of the Dead (2009)
1217) Suspiria (1977)
1218) Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
1219) Taking of Deborah Logan, The (2014)
1220) Tales from the Crypt (1972)
1221) Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
1222) Tales From the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
1223) Tales from the Quadead Zone (1987)
1224) Tales of Halloween (2015)
1225) Tales of Terror (1962)
1226) Taste of Blood, A (1967)
1227) Taste the Blood of Dracula (1969)
1228) Teen Wolf (1985)
1229) Teen Wolf Too (1987)
1230) Teenage Exorcist (1991)
1231) Tentacles (1977)
1232) Terrified (1963)
1233) Terror at Orgy Castle (1971)
1234) Terror at Red Wolf Inn (Terror House) (1972)
1235) Terror in the Crypt (La Cripta e L'incubo) (1964)
1236) Terror in the Midnight Sun (1958)
1237) Terror (1978)
1238) Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974)
1239) Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, The (1986)
1240) Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (2003)
1241) Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The (2006)
1242) Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)
1243) Texas Chainsaw (Texas Chainsaw 3D) (2013)
1244) Theater of Blood (1973)
1245) Theatre Bizarre, The (2011)
1246) Theatre of Death (1966)
1247) Thing from Another World, The (1951)
1248) Thing With Two Heads, The (1972)
1249) Thing, The (1982)
1250) Thinner (1996)
1251) Thirst, The (2006)
1252) Ticks (1993)
1253) Tingler, The (1959)
1254) Tintorera (Tintorera: Killer Shark) (1977)
1255) To All a Goodnight (1980)
1256) Tôkaidô Yotsuya kaidan (The Ghost of Yotsuya) (1959)
1257) Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
1258) Tôkyô Zonbi (Tokyo Zombie) (2005)
1259) Tomb of Ligeia, The (1964)
1260) Tomb, The (2006)
1261) Tomb, The (2008)
1262) Toolbox Murders (2004)
1263) Torture Garden (1967)
1264) Tourist Trap (1979)
1265) Tower of London (1962)
1266) Town That Dreaded Sundown, The (1976)
1267) Toxic Zombies (Bloodeaters) (1980)
1268) Track of the Moon Beast (1975)
1269) Tre volti della paura, I (Black Sabbath) (1963)
1270) Trick or Treat (1986)
1271) Trick 'r Treat (2007)
1272) Trilogy of Terror (1975)
1273) Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
1274) Trog (1970)
1275) Troll (1986)
1276) Troll 2 (1990)
1277) Trollhunter (2010)
1278) Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
1279) Tuo Vizio è una Stanza Chiusa e Solo Io ne ho la Chiave, Il (Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key) (1972)
1280) Turistas (2006)
1281) Twice Dead (1988)
1282) Twice-Told Tales (1963)
1283) Twins of Evil (1971)
1284) Two Evil Eyes (1990)
1285) Two on a Guillotine (1965)
1286) Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
1287) Uncanny, The (1977)
1288) Uncle Was a Vampire (Tempi Duri per i Vampiri) (1959)
1289) Undertaker and His Pals, The (1966)
1290) Underworld: Evolution (2006)
1291) Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
1292) Undying Monster, The (1942)
1293) Unearthly, The (1957)
1294) Uninvited, The (1944)
1295) Up for Rent (2006)
1296) V/H/S (2012)
1297) V/H/S/2 (2013)
1298) V/H/S: Viral (2014)
1299) Valerie a tyden divu (Valerie and Her Week of Wonders) (1970)
1300) Vampire (1979)
1301) Vampire, The (1957)
1302) Vampire Assassin (2004)
1303) Vampire Bat, The (1933)
1304) Vampire Circus (1971)
1305) Vampire Dentist (2006)
1306) Vampire Diary (2006)
1307) Vampire Ecstasy (1974)
1308) Vampire Effect, The (2003)
1309) Vampire Hookers (1978)
1310) Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
1311) Vampire in Vegas (2008)
1312) Vampire Lovers, The (1970)
1313) Vampires vs. Zombies (2004)
1314) Vampires: Los Muertos (2001)
1315) Vampires (2009)
1316) Vampiro, El (The Vampire) (1957)
1317) Vampiros Lesbos (Vampyros Lesbos) (1971)
1318) Vampiros (2004)
1319) ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (Vampires in Havana) (1985)
1320) Vampiyaz (2004)
1321) Vamps: Deadly Dreamgirls (1995)
1322) Vampyr (1932)
1323) Vampyres (1974)
1324) Van Helsing (2004)
1325) Vargtimmen (Hour of the Wolf) (1968)
1326) Vault of Horror, The (1973)
1327) Velvet Vampire, The (1971)
1328) Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
1329) Victor Frankenstein (2015)
1330) Videodrome (1982)
1331) Viy (1967)
1332) Voices, The (2014)
1333) Void, The (2016)
1334) Voodoo Black Exorcist (1974)
1335) Voodoo Island (1957)
1336) Voodoo Moon (2006)
1337) Walking Dead, The (1936)
1338) Walking Deceased, The (2015)
1339) War of the Dead (2011)
1340) War Wolves (2009)
1341) Ward, The (2010)
1342) Warlock Moon (1973)
1343) Watcher in the Woods, The (1980)
1344) Waxwork (1988)
1345) Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1991)
1346) Waxworks (1924)
1347) We Are What We Are (2013)
1348) Weasels Rip My Flesh (1979)
1349) Weird Woman (1944)
1350) Welcome to Spring Break (Nightmare Beach) (1989)
1351) Wer (2013)
1352) Werewolf Hunter: The Legend of Romasanta (2004)
1353) Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory (1963)
1354) Werewolf in a Women's Prison (2007)
1355) Werewolf of London (1935)
1356) Werewolf of Washington, The (1973)
1357) Werewolf Woman (1976)
1358) Werewolf, The (1956)
1359) Werewolf: The Devil's Hound (2006)
1360) Werewolves on Wheels (1971)
1361) What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
1362) Wheels of Terror (1990)
1363) When a Stranger Calls Back (1993)
1364) When a Stranger Calls (1979)
1365) When a Stranger Calls (2006)
1366) Wicker Man, The (1973)
1367) Wild Beasts (Wild beasts - Belve feroci) (1984)
1368) Wild Country (2005)
1369) Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004)
1370) Wind, The (1986)
1371) Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1998)
1372) Wishmaster (1997)
1373) VVitch: A New-England Folktale, The (2015)
1374) Witch Who Came from the Sea, The (1974)
1375) Witchboard (1986)
1376) Witchcraft (1964)
1377) Witches, The (1966)
1378) Witchfinder General (1968)
1379) Witchstalker (2014)
1380) Wizard of Gore, The (1970)
1381) Wizard of Gore, The (2007)
1382) WNUF Halloween Special (2013)
1383) Wolf (1994)
1384) Wolf Creek (2004)
1385) Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
1386) Wolf Man, The (1941)
1387) Wolf Moon (2009)
1388) WolfCop (2014)
1389) Wolfhound (2002)
1390) Wolfman (1978)
1391) Wolves (2014)
1392) Wolves of Wall Street (2002)
1393) Wolvesbayne (2008)
1394) Woman in Black, The (2012)
1395) Woman Who Came Back (1945)
1396) Woods, The (2005)
1397) World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries (Zombie Diaries 2) (2011)
1398) World War Z (2013)
1399) Worm Eaters, The (1977)
1400) Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
1401) Wrong Way (1972)
1402) X-Ray (1982)
1403) Xtro (1982)
1404) Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1991)
1405) Xtro³ (1995)
1406) XX (2017)
1407) Yongary, Monster from the Deep (Taekoesu Yonggary) (1967)
1408) Young Frankenstein (1974)
1409) Young Hannah Queen of the Vampires (La tumba de la isla maldita) (1973)
1410) Zaat (Blood Waters of Dr. Z) (1972)
1411) Zinda Laash (The Living Corpse / Dracula in Pakistan) (1967)
1412) Zoltan, Hound of Dracula (1978)
1413) Zombeavers (2014)
1414) Zombi 3 (1988)
1415) Zombi Holocaust (1980)
1416) Zombie Ass: The Toilet of the Dead (Zonbi asu) (2011)
1417) Zombie Bloodbath 2 (1995)
1418) Zombie Bloodbath 3: Undead Armageddon (2000)
1419) Zombie Bloodbath (1993)
1420) Zombie Campout (2002)
1421) Zombie Chronicles, The (2001)
1422) Zombie Death House (1987)
1423) Zombie Diaries, The (2007)
1424) Zombie Lake (1981)
1425) Zombie Night (2004)
1426) Zombie Strippers! (2007)
1427) Zombie vs Ninja (1988)
1428) Zombie Women of Satan (2009)
1429) Zombiegeddon (2006)
1430) Zombieland (2009)
1431) Zombies Gone Wild (2007)
1432) Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)
1433) Zombies of Mora Tau (1957)
1434) Zombies: The Beginning (2007)
1435) Zombiez (2005)


9/31/18

1) Dressed to Kill (1980) - Someone kills a psychiatrist's patient, then chases after a woman who witnessed the murder. Good cast. Hadn't seen it since sometime in the early '80s, so I had forgotten most of it.
2) Undressed to Kill (The Sexorcist) (1974) - Guy finds some old sheets of paper with stuff scribbled on them, and after he reads them, a guy in a hooded robe screws a whore who then becomes possessed and stabs a few people. Directed by Ray Dennis Steckler. Originally released as an Exorcist rip-off, and was re-titled with this rip-off title for its VHS release. This was the dick sucking-est flick I've ever seen.

10/1/18

3) Redneck Zombies (1989) - Soldier transporting a yellow barrel full of radioactive something or other loses the barrel. A backwoods family uses the barrel in their still and the resulting green moonshine turns people into zombies. This one really, really, really sucked.
4) Nazi Zombie Death Tales (Angry Nazi Zombies) (2012) - Anthology film with three stories: "Medal of Horror" - A major sends a soldier (who had jilted his daughter) behind German lines to find his kidnapped daughter. There he encounters a World War I flying ace zombie, a kamikaze zombie, and a Nazi woman and her pet robot. "Harriet's War" - Woman investigates a murder in a small village. "Devils of the Blitz" - Family attacked by some kind of Zanti Misfit type bug monster during an air raid. I expected more zombies.

10/2/18

5) Lost Lake (2012) - Guy and girl go to abandoned town to look for her uncle who had gone to the town (which is said to be haunted) to investigate a serial killer who had killed a bunch of people in the town years earlier.
6) Lake Dead (2007) - Three women inherit a motel from their grandfather. They and some friends visit the motel, then camp in the woods nearby where they are attacked and murdered by inbred, deformed mutants. I think this might've been some kind of horror movie spoof of Newhart, what with the motel, and Larry and his two brothers, Darryl and Darryl.
7) Blue Sunshine (1977) - Middle-aged former hippies begin to lose their hair, become angry, and start killing people.
8) The Vampire Conspiracy (2005) - Vampire in a frilly shirt and long black coat kidnaps six people and dumps them into a maze in a castle (I guess) which they must work their way through (while being occasionally interrupted by a group of vampires) when they aren't arguing with each other. Saw with vampires. Man was this thing a huge pile of crap.
9) Curse of the Wolf (2006) - Female werewolf controls her transformations with drugs stolen from the veterinarian's office where she works while a group of goofballs (who also happen to be werewolves) hunts her down. Sucked. Hard.

10/3/18

10) Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned (2008) - Five goofballs go to a bungalow for a bachelor party. Three unattractive hookers show up. There's some bad CGI. People die.
11) The Last Shark (L'ultimo squalo) (1981) - [B-Movie TV] - James Franciscus and Vic Morrow try to kill a shark terrorizing a coastal town. I'd seen it a few times, but it was on and it fit today's theme, so why not?
12) The Amityville Curse (1990) - [B-Movie TV] - Five people move into a house in Amityville (but not the original Amityville Horror house) where a priest who was murdered lived a dozen years earlier. Weird things happen.
13) Ils (Them) (2006) - A couple living in an isolated house are terrorized by some people.

10/4/18

14) Neon Maniacs (1986) - After some goofy looking monsters (that sort of look like Garbage Pail Kids versions of the Village People) kill some teenagers in San Francisco, a young horror movie fan tracks them to their lair beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. How is it I had never seen this slice of '80s cheese before now?
15) The Shaft (Down) (2001) - Killer elevator kills people. It was no Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) or The Refrigerator (1991)...
16) Sheltered (2010) - A bunch of tourists heading into an area under a mandatory evacuation due to an approaching hurricane stop at a bar where a guy just killed the bartender. When their car won't start, the killer offers to let them stay at his place, where they are killed one by one. Better than I thought it would be.

10/5/18

17) The Craving (2008) - Five people in a van take a "shortcut" through the desert. A hermit shoots the van, stranding them in the desert. A monster attacks. People die. Hey, you got your heavy-handed drug addiction metaphor in my horror movie. No, you got your horror movie in my heavy-handed drug addiction metaphor.
18) Feeding Grounds (2006) - Four stoner douches and four chicks they just met head to the desert ('cause nothin' says "romantic first date" like a barren wasteland). They find some body parts, argue with each other, fight, drive around, stop, argue some more, fight some more, drive some more. Oh yeah, there's aliens, or something, following them around. This one sucked.
19) Body Bags (1993) - [Shout TV] - John Carpenter plays Cryptkeeper and introduces three stories: "The Gas Station" - Woman working her first night at a gas station is attacked by a killer. Buck Flower plays a bum. "Hair" - Stacy Keach is worried about losing his hair, so he tries David Warner's hair restoration system. "Eye" - Mark Hamill loses an eye, gets an executed muderer's eye transplanted by John Agar.
20) Hell's Highway (2002) - Guy dressed as a priest picks up a hitchhiker, then kills her and buries her. Then she kills him, and hitches a ride with four idiots driving by. Later on she gets picked up by Ron Jeremy and she castrates him, then kills him, so there's that at least. Turns into a found footage flick partway through, then swings into scifi territory for the wrap up because, sure, why not?
21) Guns of El Chupacabra (1997) - [B-Movie TV] - A few oddballs join together to battle a chupacabra and its gang, I think. Maybe. I don't know, there's a monster and a bunch of guys with guns. Nothing about this crapfest made any sense. Julie Strain, Kevin Eastman, Robert Z'Dar, and Conrad Brooks were in it. Not exactly an A List cast, but I don't know, even Conrad Brooks was probably too ashamed to put this one on his resume.

10/6/18

22) The Laughing Dead (1989) - [B-Movie TV] - A group of people take a bus trip to Mexico to check out some ruins, and run into some Aztecs looking to make a few human sacrifices to bring back some ancient deity. Written and directed by scifi writer Somtow Sucharitkul. Forrest J. Ackerman and comic book writer Len Wein were supposed to be in this somewhere. I've seen worse (earlier tonight, in fact).
23) The Sleeper (2012) - Guy makes weird phone calls and kills college students. Rather apt title, since it almost put me to sleep.
24) Full Eclipse (1993) - [B-Movie TV] - Supercop Mario Van Peebles is recruited to join a special police force (whose members are werewolves). Silly, but entertaining enough.

10/7/18

25) The Climax (1944) - Boris Karloff is an insane doctor who kills his singer girlfriend because of his jealousy. Ten years later another singer shows up who sounds just like his dead girlfriend, driving him back over the edge. Way too much music. Easy to see why this isn't a well-known Universal horror movie.
26) The Limehouse Golem (2016) - Police Inspector Bill Nighy investigates serial killer in Victorian London. IMDb doesn't list this as a horror movie, but AllMovie has "Sadistic Horror" as a sub-genre, and icheckmovies lists it as horror. I'll Wildcard it if anyone objects.

10/8/18

27) Another WolfCop (2017) - Rich guy reopens old brewery in WolfCop's town as part of his plan to grow new shape shifters. Was pretty good up until it went full on Teen Wolf and went to the hockey rink. Kevin Smith has certainly lost a lot of weight.
28) Hereditary (2018) - After her mother dies, Toni Collette tries to get on with her life, but someone or something has other ideas. That weird looking little kid was giving off a Michael (from Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror) vibe, making me wonder if she was a thirty year old playing thirteen. I didn't hate this film, but it was certainly nothing worth going out of your way to watch.

10/9/18

29) The Zero Boys (1986) - Three paintballers take three girls to a cabin in the woods. Someone starts stalking them through the woods. Okay watch if you don't stop to think about any of it.
30) Night Killer (Non aprite quella porta 3) (1990) - [B-Movie TV] - Killer in a rubber mask harasses a woman on the phone, then breaks into her house and attacks her. The woman survives but develops amnesia. Now suicidal, she hooks up with a creepy guy who abuses her. I had seen it before, but it was on and I was feeling lazy, so I figured I'd go ahead and watch it again. Most of the movie takes place around Christmas.
31) Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018) - [Netflix] - Five years after a zombie outbreak, a medical student ends up as the chief doctor at an underground bunker. After a little girl gets sick, the doctor and a group of soldiers go to the doctor's old school to get medicine. After they get the medicine, they return to the bunker, bringing a stowaway with them. I don't know if they were trying to make a sequel, or a remake, or a "re-imagining" of the Romero film. In spite of the fast moving zombies, I didn't totally hate it, but I certainly wouldn't recommend it.

10/10/18

32) Happy Death Day (2017) - Bitchy sorority girl gets killed several times as she relives the same day over and over. A fun little teen comedy.
If you want a similar film with more horror, try Salvage (2006).

33) God Told Me To (1976) - [B-Movie TV] - Police detective investigates mass shootings where the shooters all say that God told them to do it. The more he learns, the weirder things get. I'd seen this one before, but it was a long time ago.
34) Stake Land II (The Stakelander) (2016) - [Netflix] - Guy from the first movie is living in Canada with his wife and child. After they are killed by vampires, he travels south to find his buddy from the first movie, and to get revenge.

10/11/18

35) Leatherface (2017) - Prequel tells origin story of the title character who is taken by authorities from his family as a child. He later escapes from a reformatory/asylum with three other teens and a hostage, followed by a sheriff who blames him for the death of his daughter.
36) Murder by Phone (1982) - [B-Movie TV] - While investigating the death of a student who died while talking on a public phone, college professor and environmental activist, Richard Chamberlain, learns that others died in the same manner.
37) Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978) - Martine Beswick buys a dog and then mates it with the devil in a ritual as part of her overly complicated evil plan. Next, fellow devil worshipper, R.G. Armstrong, gives a cute little hellspawn puppy to Kim Richards and Ike Eisenmann. As the evil dog grows, it starts a couple of mysterious fires, sits around staring at people, and eventually turns mom, Yvette Mimieux, into a horny, evil bitch, and the sweet Witch Mountain kids into rebellious, smart-mouthed teenagers. After a few friends turn up dead, Richard Crenna, the dad, starts to suspect something is up.

10/12/18

38) Laddaland (2011) - [Netflix] - Proud father moves his family to a new town and buys his dream home, then slowly watches his family fall apart. Oh yeah, and there are ghosts. Pretty good family drama, with some spooky stuff now and then.
39) A Quiet Place (2018) - Family struggles to survive against blind monsters which attack when they hear noise. Slow at first, but picked up in the second half.
40) The Willies (1990) - [B-Movie TV] - Three kids sleeping out in a tent tell each other stories. Starting with a couple of urban legends, then a story about a monster in an elementary school restroom, followed by one about a fat, bratty kid who tortures flies. Another one I'd seen before, but decided to watch because I was feeling lazy.

10/13/18

41) Ozone: The Attack of the Redneck Mutants (1986) - [B-Movie TV] - There's a breakdown in the ozone layer that's causing people to turn into monsters and kill other people. This one was pretty bad. I saw it a couple years ago. Too bad I didn't remember how bad it was, or I would have skipped it.
42) Inside (2007) - A few months after an auto accident which killed her husband, a pregnant woman is home alone on Christmas Eve when a woman breaks into the house and attacks her with a pair of scissors, hoping to steal her unborn child. Then her house becomes a really popular nightspot, attracting lots of visitors who die violent deaths.

10/14/18

43) Poltergeist (1982) - Family hires a group of parapsychologists to investigate after their youngest daughter disappears into her bedroom closet. It had been a long time since the last time I watched this. I was surprised how long it took for Zelda Rubenstein's character to show up.

10/15/18

44) Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) - It's a year later, and the family from the first film (except for the oldest daughter, because the actress had died) is now living with grandma somewhere. An Indian shows up at the site where their old house was, and he and Zelda Rubenstein go down a hole where they discover a bunch of dead bodies; the remains of a religious cult that died over a hundred years before. Turns out the leader of the cult was the Beast from the first movie, and he has followed the family to their new home and harasses them. I hadn't seen this since some time in the late '80s. Most of it was pretty good (Craig T. Nelson does a heck of an acting job when his character is possessed by the bad guy), but some of it (especially the ending) was laugh out loud ridiculous.
45) Poltergeist III (1988) - Carol Anne (Heather O'Rourke) is staying with her aunt and uncle (Nancy Allen and Tom Skerritt) in Chicago while she attends a school for "gifted children with emotional problems." A douchebag psychiatrist at the school hypnotizes Carol Anne, which in turn resurrects Reverend Kane (played by a different guy because the original actor had died) who finds her there and uses mirrors to get to her in the physical world. A mixed bag, like the second one it falls apart completely by the end, but the special effects are better in this one. Lara Flynn Boyle clawing her way out of Zelda Rubinstein's dessicated corpse was a pretty impressive practical effect. I'm guessing that Heather O'Rourke died while this was being filmed because her character kind of disappears near the end (and the final shot appears to have a stand-in for her because they don't show her face). I assume I saw this once before so I'll count it as a re-watch, but I really can't remember.
46) Peeping Tom (1960) - A focus puller films women as he murders them to perserve the look of fear on their faces, so he can watch it again later. I've seen this before, probably about fifteen years ago.

10/16/18

47) Terrifier (2017) - [Netflix] - Art the Clown, the killer from All Hallows' Eve (2013), spends another Halloween night killing people.
48) Cult of Chucky (2017) - [Netflix] - Survivor from the previous film is in an asylum, accused of Chucky's murders. Her psychiatrist brings a Chucky doll to their group therapy sessions, then Jennifer Tilly drops off a Chucky doll, and the two dolls start killing people. Meanwhile, Andy, the kid from the first movie, goes to the asylum to kill the Chucky dolls.
49) The Conjuring 2 (2016) - Starts out with the Warrens investigating the Amityville Horror house, then switches to England, where we meet a single mom with four noisy kids who live in a run down, haunted house. Eventually the Warrens are recruited by the Church to investigate and see if it's all a hoax. A little too long, started dragging midway, but picked up at the end. Takes place around Christmas if you want to watch a holiday horror movie.

10/17/18

50) Yûrei yashiki no kyôfu: Chi wo sû ningyô (The Vampire Doll) (1970) - A guy arrives at a big house in the middle of nowhere during a storm to see a girl he met in Tokyo six months earlier, only to be told by her mother that the girl was killed in a car accident two weeks before. He stays the night, and sees the dead girlfriend, now a vampire, walking around. When the guy doesn't call his sister for a week, the sister and her friend go to the house and spend the night sneaking around the spooky old house.
51) ¿Quién puede matar a un niño? (Who Can Kill a Child?) (1976) - A man and his pregnant wife take a small boat to an island for a two week vacation. They land there and find that all the adult residents seem to be missing and only the children remain.

10/18/18

52) Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) - Fourth movie in, and as with the first three, there's no continuity other than Warwick Davis plays a leprechaun who kills people. This one takes place in space some time in the future, and he's after a space princess and fighting Space Marines. I didn't particularly hate this movie, but it took me three tries to finish it.
53) Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) - Sometime in the future, people's organs mysteriously start to fail. A big company gives people organ transplants on credit, and if someone misses a payment, they send the Repo Man to retrieve the organ(s). If nothing else, the terrible music in this movie made it the most horrifying thing I've watched this month.

10/19/18

54) Leprechaun in the Hood (2000) - Warwick Davis is back as a killer leprechaun. This time he can be stopped by placing a special necklace around his neck (maybe that was used in the second or third film, I can't remember), which is how Ice-T stopped him in the movie's prologue, set in the '70s. Then the movie jumps to 2000, and three wannabe rappers break into Ice-T's place and steal a bunch of gold, including the necklace, which causes the leprechaun to come back to life, intent on getting back his gold and a magic flute. I think I saw this on cable once - a couple of scenes seemed familiar.
55) The Toxic Avenger (1984) - Two dorky guys with anger management issues and their not-too-bright girlfriends bully a health club janitor, causing him to run off and fall into a barrel of radioactive waste, which, rather than kill him, turns him into a huge mutant super hero. I've seen it a few times before, but I don't know how long it's been since I last saw it. I liked this one. It was from the time when Troma movies were actually funny.
56) Leprechaun: Back 2 tha' Hood (2003) - Warwick Davis is back again. In the opening, we see a priest send the leprechaun to hell, then the story jumps forward a year and takes its time introducing the main characters. Eventually a girl falls into a basement and finds a chest full of gold coins, and the leprechaun claws his way out of the earth to get his gold.
57) House at the End of the Street (2012) - Elisabeth Shue and Jennifer Lawrence move into a rental house next door to a home where two people were murdered. Nothing great, but hey, it's got Elisabeth Shue and/or Jennifer Lawrence on screen for ninety minutes or so. That's entertainment. - I just saw a horror film from the'80s that had the exact same ending as this one.
Spoiler:
Edge of the Axe (1988) - in both films, the killer has an imaginary relative of the opposite sex that they supposedly injured in a childhood accident that we are supposed to suspect is alive and killing people.


10/20/18

58) Zombie Doom (Violent Shit 3: Infantry of Doom) (1999) - [B-Movie TV] - Some guys are stranded on an island, then captured, tied up, and a few are killed by escapees from a Renaissance fair. After a while, they let three guys go for a Most Dangerous Game style hunt, or something, complete with zombies, ninjas, even a flying guillotine. Needed more violence, and less shit.
59) Noroi no yakata: Chi o suu me (Lake of Dracula) (1971) - A woman who lives by a lake with her sister has a recurring nightmare about a vampire. Meanwhile, a delivery driver has dropped off a coffin (and a vampire) at a nearby tackle shop. Then a woman turns up nearly dead from loss of blood, and the main character's cute, hip sister starts to act odd and goes for midnight strolls alone in the woods.
60) The Burning Dead (2015) - [VUDU (Free With Ads)] - A volcano is expected to erupt any minute, and people have been told to evacuate from the nearby area. When the volcano finally erupts, it spews out green CGI rocks which crash down and awaken zombies. Danny Trejo, playing a Native American storyteller, occasionally pops up and says some stuff. I had already seen the movies playing on B-Movie TV tonight, so I decided to give Vudu free with ads a try: I got 5 commercials, one before the movie and 4 during. Not bad.
61) Evil Toons (1992) - Dick Miller hires four girls to clean an old house over a weekend. David Carradine delivers an evil book. Monique Gabrielle reads an incantation from the book which releases an evil cartoon monster from the book.

10/21/18

62) Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) - After their home is trashed by someone, a family gets security cameras installed throughout their house. Then we get to watch lots and lots of security camera footage of empty rooms, along with a lot of handheld footage of the family not doing much of anything, until finally some stuff happens. Seriously, you could skip the first hour of this movie and not miss anything.
63) Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) - At the start of this one, we're shown that when the house was vandalized in the previous movie, a box of videotapes was stolen. Then we watch what was on those tapes, showing us the weird stuff that happened to the two sisters when they were little girls that was mentioned once or twice in the previous movie. Still a lot of time wasted watching empty rooms, but I think I liked this one better than the second one.
64) Bloodsuckers (Incense for the Damned) (1971) - Patrick Macnee and a few other people go to Greece to find a missing friend. They catch up to him at an "orgiastic ritual" in an ancient fortress, then eventually take him back to England. I watched the SWV/Image version titled Freedom Seekers, which runs 80 minutes, during an earlier OHMC, this Redemption version is 82 minutes long, mostly due to a little extra nudity.
65) Nightmare Sisters (1988) - Three nerdy sorority sisters (Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens, and Michelle Bauer) find themselves alone at the sorority house one weekend, so they invite three nerdy guys over. Eventually, they hold a seance and the girls get possessed, lose their clothes, and take a bubble bath. I was kind of surprised to find that I hadn't watched this before. I think I might've taped it off cable once, but never got around to watching it.


10/22/18

66) Malenka, the Niece of the Vampire (Fangs of the Living Dead) (1969) - After Anita Ekberg inherits a castle, she goes to it and meets her uncle (or is he her grandfather?), who may be a vampire who wants to make her a vampire too. I watched the longer version, then watched the additional ending on the shorter version.
67) The Washing Machine (1993) - I was hoping this would be like The Refrigerator (1991), but instead it was a Giallo with an Inspector investigating a murder where the body was dumped in a washing machine. It was mostly an excuse for a series of nude scenes, and I'm okay with that, but I still would have liked to have seen a killer washing machine movie.
68) Et mourir de plaisir (Blood and Roses) (1960) - French version of Le Fanu's Carmilla directed by Roger Vadim. A young woman named Carmilla is in love with her cousin, Leopoldo De Karnstein, and is jealous because he is marrying another woman. While wandering around at night, she discovers the secret tomb of her ancestor, Millarca, who was said to have been a vampire. Then something happens (she is either possessed, bitten, or replaced by her ancester, or maybe a split personality manifests itself), causing her to act strangely. Had to check out my English version (Blood and Roses) for the B&W dream sequence that IMDb promised me (it was mostly missing, and in color, in the version I watched). If IMDb is correct, judging by the runtime, I must have seen the German cut in French instead of the original French version. Could have used more lesbian vampire action.
69) Back from the Dead (1957) - Woman has a fit and passes out. When she awakens, we find out she has been possessed by her husband's evil first wife who died six years earlier.

10/23/18

70) Dark Signal (2016) - A female DJ working her last shift has a psychic on as a guest. Her producer hears a ghost voice in the static during their interview, so they contact the ghost on air and find out she was killed by a serial killer that has recently been active in the area. Yep, it's a ghost story and a slasher flick.
71) Dogs of Hell (Rottweiler: Dogs of Hell) (1983) - [B-Movie TV] - When a military truck transporting a pack of Rottweilers, bred and trained to hate and attack humans, crashes, releasing the dogs onto an unsuspecting small North Carolina town, it's up to sheriff (and producer) Earl Owensby to save the town. I really wish someone would release these Earl Owensby movies on 3D Blu-ray so I could watch them the way they were filmed instead of watching copies of old VHS tapes in 2D.
72) Guardians of the Night (Nochnye strazhi) (2016) - A young courier in Moscow spots a missing pop star in a hotel and follows her to her room where they are attacked by three vampires, who are in turn attacked by Russian government agents whose job it is to keep "alternative lifeforms" in check. After killing one of the vampires, he is recruited by the government agents to help save mankind. It's like Underworld meets Men in Black.
73) The Night Watchmen (2017) - Young dude is working his first night with a group of slacker security guards when a coffin containing a dead clown is accidentally delivered to the building. Plot twist: the dead clown is a vampire, and he attacks the employees working late in the building, turning them into vampires, who in turn attack other employess, so it's up to the inept rent-a-cops to save the day. I have to say, clowns and vampires was not a combination I was expecting.

10/24/18

74) Curse of the Queerwolf (1988) - Mark Pirro's sequel/spin off/whatever to A Polish Vampire in Burbank (1983). Larry and his buddy pick up two chicks at a bar. While they're making out, one chick bites Larry's ass, then Larry discovers she was a he. A few villagers with torches show up and chase "her" off. Soon Larry finds out he was bitten by a "dickanthrope," and he starts to experience changes. Parodies werewolf movies, plus Deliverance, The Beverly Hillbillies, Poltergeist, and The Exorcist. Lots of the jokes fell flat, but there were several laugh out loud moments.
75) Wolfen (1981) - Homicide detective (Albert Finney) is assigned to investigate after a rich guy and his wife are killed by wolves in New York City. Hadn't seen this one since the '80s. Okay movie, but it takes its sweet time trudging along to that ridiculous ending.
76) She Wolf Rising (2016) - After watching an as yet unreleased DVD, a horror movie fan tells his buddy how he got it: He met a scream queen (Tiffany Shepis) in a convenience store, and later was picked up by her and a famous movie producer who took him to a strip club to audition actresses. The next day, the scream queen called him up and asked him to help her find some film stolen from her most recent movie. During the investigation he learns that when a "true scream queen" hears lines recited from horror movies she turns into a she wolf. It's 90 minutes of meta fan service fan fiction filled with horror tropes, movie quotes, and bad low budget CGI. Goofy, yet somewhat entertaining, I guess, but I was hoping for a werewolf movie.

10/25/18

77) House on the Edge of the Park (La casa sperduta nel parco) (1980) - On the way to a party, a young couple stops at a garage to have their car looked at. After the car is fixed, for some reason they take the mechanic and part time homicidal rapist (David Hess) and his buddy to the party with them. Eventually David Hess does what David Hess usually does in movies.
78) Madhouse (There Was a Little Girl) (1981) - Woman who teaches deaf kids has a birthday coming up, and her deformed twin sister escapes from an asylum, and people die. Oh, and there's an evil dog. Man, this movie was shit. I shut it off about half way through to take a break and surf the internet, then get something to eat. When I came back to watch the rest of it, it was even more irritating than before.
79) House of Wax (1953) w/ commentary by David Del Valle and Constantine Nasr... in 3D! - Since I've watched this movie the past few Octobers, I decided to give the commentary track a listen this time. Not bad, but the best thing about it was I was able to just look at the film, without paying much attention to the story, and enjoy the 3D presentation even more than usual.
80) Pit and the Pendulum (1961) - After learning that his sister (Barbara Steele) has died, a man goes to a castle in Spain to find out what happened to her. However, her husband (Vincent Price) isn't too open to talking about what happened to her, and her ghost might be haunting the castle. A little slow getting there, but the final twenty minutes of this movie are terrific.
81) The Refrigerator (1991) - [B-Movie TV] - Young newlyweds move to New York City and rent a crappy apartment. The old Norge refrigerator in the kitchen area is a doorway to hell. I saw that this was on B-Movie TV so I watched it to make up for lack of killer appliances in The Washing Machine (1993).

10/26/18

82) Linnea Quigley's Horror Workout (1990) - The opening credits roll over Linnea taking a shower. Then she talks about being a scream queen while clips from various movies play on screen. That kills about ten minutes. Then she starts exercising for a few minutes. Then she's suddenly outside jogging past a cemetery and a bunch of zombies follow her home where they all do aerobics. After that, she invites four ladies over for a slumber party and they watch a little bit of Nightmare Sisters, then they exercise for a bit before someone starts killing them off one by one.
83) Dr. Caligari (1989) - Some crap about a doctor with a patient who can't be sexually satisfied by her husband, I think, maybe. Plays like someone recorded random moments from'80s MTV, tossed it all into the air, then haphazardly stitched it together into this mess. Tried too hard to be weird, and tried way too hard to look like a German Expressionist film, even using silent movie style makeup on the actors. At least there was some occasional nudity, and Dr. Caligari's Peanuts style psychiatrist's booth was a moderately amusing touch.
84) Voodoo (1995) - [B-Movie TV] - Corey Feldman moves to a new college to be close to his girlfriend, but he has no place to stay, so he joins a fraternity desperate for a new brother (to replace the one who was killed in the movie's opening). He soon learns that his fraternity brothers are in a "voodoo cult," and they plan to sacrifice him to a snake goddess.

10/27/18

85) Special Dead (2006) - [B-Movie TV] - Zombies attack mentally handicapped people and counselors staying at a dude ranch. Not the worst zomcom I've seen.
86) Maximum Overdrive (1986) - As the earth passes through the tail of a comet, machines come to life and kill people. I hadn't seen this one in a long time, and had forgotten what a fun movie it is.
87) The Dentist 2 (1998) - Crazy killer dentist (Corbin Bernsen) escapes from nut house, moves to a small town in the middle of nowhere to start over.
88) The Severed Arm (1973) - [B-Movie TV] - Some guys get trapped in a cave-in and eventually cut off one guy's arm for food. Five years later, someone starts tracking down and killing the survivors.
89) Magic (1978) - Failing magician (Anthony Hopkins) adds a ventriloquist dummy to his act and the new act is a hit. When NBC offers him a contract, he runs off to his hometown, where he hooks up with his high school crush (Ann-Margret).

10/28/18

90) Venom (1981) - Kidnapper (Klaus Kinski) and his accomplices (Oliver Reed and Susan George) plan to kidnap a rich kid. Meanwhile a pet shop makes an error and sells the rich kid a poisonous snake. The kidnap plan goes awry when the poisonous snake gets loose and begins killing people, and police surround the house, making it impossible for the crooks to leave.
91) Malevolent (2018) - [Netflix] - Brother and sister run a ghost exorcising scam in Scotland. The sister starts to have visions, and later, to see real ghosts.
92) Carry on Screaming! (1966) - A young couple are on a date in the woods when a silly looking monster happens by and grabs the woman. The man reports her abduction to the police, then he and two bumbling detectives investigate, which leads them to a dark house in the middle of the woods inhabited by some odd people. "Borrows" heavily from The Addams Family, and other places, but still pretty darned funny. Highly recommended for fans of British humour.

10/29/18

93) The Sender (1982) - Guy tries to drown himself in a lake, gets committed to asylum. Doctor assigned to his case starts seeing things, which she naturally concludes are the result of her patient's telepathic abilities.
94) Jigsaw (2017) - Mutilated bodies turn up. Cops and M.E.s investigate, and all the clues point to a long dead killer, but everyone's a suspect. Meanwhile we see five people trapped and "playing" a Jigsaw style "game." According to icheckmovies I watched this movie on "24 July 2015," two years before it was released. No idea how that happened. Now I can't decide if I want to check it with the correct date or leave the time traveller check there.
95) Frankenstein General Hospital (1988) - In his secret lab beneath General Hospital, the great-great grandson of Frankenstein, Bob, is building a creature out of cadavers. His bumbling assistant, Iggy, procures the wrong brain, hilarity fails to ensue. Painfully unfunny.

10/30/18

96) Exte: Hair Extensions (Ekusute) (2007) - Dockworkers discover a cargo container full of human hair, and a dead body, which is later found to be full of hair too. A freaky dude with a hair fetish steals the body and takes it home. The hair on and inside the body continues to grow, so the freak cuts some and sells it to a hair stylist who uses it as hair extensions which snake into her ear, giving her visions of what happened to the girl in the container, then making her violently attack a customer. So, of course, the freak sells more hair to other hair salons, resulting in more deaths. Plus there's a lot of drama about an apprentice hair stylist and her abusive sister and her sister's abused kid. Man, Japanese movies can be weird.
97) The Curse of Frankenstein (The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein, La maldición de Frankenstein) (1973) -Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant are attacked in their lab, and the creature is stolen. The bad guy wants to use the creature to start a master race. It was written and directed by Jess Franco, so none of it makes any sense, but there's nudity now and then to help you stay awake.
98) Corbin Nash (2018) - [Netflix] - LA cop becomes a demon hunter, like his parents before him. Spends much of the movie fighting opponents in a barb wired ring, before finally getting around to the two vampires. Pretty good cast, but not much of a film. Malcolm McDowell is now like latter day John Carradine, he'll appear in anything. At least Rutger Hauer was only in it for a few minutes.
99) Possession (1981) - A young couple (Sam Neill and Isabele Adjani) are going through a rough patch in their marriage. Weird shit happens. People act insane. I didn't think much of it, but Isabele Adjani was easy on the eyes.

10/31/18

100) House of 1000 Corpses (2003) - Four young people travelling cross country stop at a roadside museum / chicken restaurant for gas. After they leave there, their car has a flat tire and they end up at a house in the middle of nowhere, inhabited by a bunch of oddballs, where they are imprisoned and tortured. Seen it before, but watched it for the Michael J. Pollard checkmark. Good cast, lots of odd imagery. Nothing great, but it didn't suck.
101) The Devil's Rejects (2005) -A bunch of cops move in on the old house from the previous film and have a shootout with the psycho killer family. Bill Moseley and Sheri Moon Zombie escape and kidnap a few character actors. After awhile, Sid Haig joins up with them and the three of them go for a ride, with the sheriff, and a couple of hired killers, in pursuit. I'd seen it once before, but watched it for the Bela Lugosi checkmark (seriously, he was on the TV in one scene).
102) Sleepy Hollow (1990) - In 1799, Constable Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) is sent to Sleepy Hollow to use his "scientific investigation" techniques to solve the mystery of a series of beheadings believed by locals to have been committed by the Headless Horseman.
103) Syngenor (1990) - Two drunk guys in suits bring a couple of women with them to the basement of their workplace, a company making SYNthesized GENetic ORganisms for the military. One guy runs off, the other is killed by a monster. Some other guy is killed in his garage. A reporter noses around. Someone else goes to the basement and is killed. Security guards in silly outfits hunt the monsters. David Gale gnaws on the scenery.
104) Ang-ma-reul bo-at-da (I Saw the Devil) (2010) - After his fiancee is murdered by a serial killer, a government agent tracks down the killer. But when he finds the killer, rather than kill him outright, he begins a long cat and mouse game with him. Glad I finally saw it, but it didn't live up to the hype.

11/1/18

105) Blood and Black Lace (6 donne per l'assassino) (1964) - Masked killer murders models. Everyone acts suspicious and everyone is a suspect.
106) Transylvania Twist (1989) - Dexter Ward goes to his uncle's funeral in Arkham, Mass. It turns out his uncle isn't dead, and he sends Dexter to California to retrieve an old book of spells. He meets an actress and they go to Transylvania. Full of movie and TV parodies, film quotes, and rapid fire jokes (a few were actually pretty funny).


THEME NIGHTS - COMPLETED
Spoiler:
-X- 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes.
The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Redneck Zombies (1989)
-X- 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint
It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror - Blue Sunshine (1977)
-X- 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water...
Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation - The Last Shark (1981)
-X- 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries...
These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors - The Shaft (2001)
-X- 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Body Bags (1993)
-X- 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - The Laughing Dead (1989)
-X- 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies - The Climax (1944)
-X- 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread
It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films - Hereditary (2018)
-X- 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented
Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror - The Zero Boys (1986)
-X- 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties - Happy Death Day (2017)
-X- 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss,
and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs - Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978)
-X- 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell
Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror - A Quiet Place (2018)
-X- 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror - Inside (2007)
-X- 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way
Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks - Poltergeist (1982)
-X- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror - Peeping Tom (1960)
-X- 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers - Terrifier (2017)
-X- 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season...
Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach - ¿Quién puede matar a un niño? (Who Can Kill a Child?) (1976)
-X- 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell...
These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films - Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
-X- 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves
Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night - The Toxic Avenger (1984)
-x- 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores - Evil Toons (1992)
-X- 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires - Bloodsuckers (Incense for the Damned) (1971)
-X- 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 - Malenka, the Niece of the Vampire (Fangs of the Living Dead) (1969)
-X- 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station...
The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! - Dark Signal (2016)
-X- 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - Wolfen (1981)
-X- 10/25: Video Nasties - House on the Edge of the Park (La casa sperduta nel parco) (1980)
-X- 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors - Dr. Caligari (1989)
-X- 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents...
The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew
And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! -
They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine - Maximum Overdrive (1986)
-X- 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights.
Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - Malevolent (2018)
-X- 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death
Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games - Jigsaw (2017)
-X- 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 - Possession (1981)
-X- 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 - Sleepy Hollow (1990)

SUBSET FILMS - 18 OUT OF 33
Spoiler:


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

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

CHECKLIST - COMPLETED
Spoiler:
The Checklist Copy & Paste

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
--- Brian Cox -
--- Jamie Lee Curtis -
-X- Peter Cushing - Bloodsuckers (1971)
-X- Bruce Davison - Corbin Nash (2018)
-X- Boris Karloff - The Climax (1944)
-X- Christopher Lee - Sleepy Hollow (1999)
--- Helga Liné -
-X- Bela Lugosi - The Devil's Rejects (2005)
--- Elina Madison -
-X- Burgess Meredith - Magic (1978)
-X- Sam Neill - Possession (1981)
-X- Michael J. Pollard - House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
--- William Shatner -
-X- Oliver Reed - Venom (1981)
--- Anita Strindberg -
--- Dee Wallace -
-X- Naomi Watts - The Shaft (2001)
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
-X- Ren Osugi - Exte: Hair Extensions (2007)
--- Lewis Gilbert -
-X- Debbie Lee Carrington - Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
-X- Michael Anderson - Murder by Phone (1982)
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor -
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
-X- Fenella Fielding - Carry on Screaming! (1966)
--- Pasquale Buba -
-X- Al Matthews - The Sender (1982)
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
-X- Joseph LoDuca - Cult of Chucky (2017)
-X- Paul Ratajczak - The Dentist 2 (1998)
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
-X- Mario Bava - Blood and Black Lace (1964)
-X- Larry Cohen - God Told Me To (1976)
-X- Jesús "Jess" Franco - Erotic Rites of Frankenstein (1973)
--- Lucio Fulci -
-X- William Malone - Syngenor (1990)
--- Sergio Martino -
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
-X- Jee-woon Kim - I Saw the Devil (2010)

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
-X- Screaming Mad George - Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
-X- Steve Johnson - Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers:
-X- Larry Cohen - God Told Me To (1976)
-X- Bryan Foy - House of Wax (1953)
-X- Michael Hertz - The Toxic Avenger (1984)
-X- Jeanette Volturno - Happy Death Day (2017)

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon -
--- David Cronenberg -
-X- Dennis Paoli - The Dentist 2 (1998)
-X- R.J. Robertson - Transylvania Twist (1989)

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film - House of Wax (1953)
--- Agoraphobia -
-X- Anthology Film - Nazi Zombie Death Tales (2012)
-X- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - Inside (2007)
-X- Based on a True Story - The Conjuring 2 (2016)
-X- Based on a Novel - The Limehouse Golem (2016)
-X- Cannibalism - The Severed Arm (1973)
-X- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft - Transylvania Twist (1989)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Classic Hammer Films -
-X- Comedy / Spoof - Redneck Zombies (1989)
-X- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Peeping Tom (1960) (Criterion Spine #58)
-X- Cryptid Cinema - Guns of El Chupacabra (1997)
-X- Death by: Explosion, 2 - Hell's Highway (2002)
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Maximum Overdrive (1986)
-X- Distributor / Studio: Code Red - Neon Maniacs (1986)
--- Documentary -
--- Drunk Horror -
-X- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)
-X- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - The Sleeper (2012) (from numbercrunch's list)
-X- Film From TCM's October Schedule - House of Wax (1953)
-X- Film Title Drop - God Told Me To (1976)
-X- Flashback Horror - The Limehouse Golem (2016)
-X- From a Basis Gogos Painting - House of Wax (1953)
-X- Found Footage - Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
-X- Frankenstein - Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)
-X- Ghost / Haunting - Lost Lake (2012)
-X- Giallo - The Washing Machine (1993)
-X- Ouija Board - Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
-X- K-Horror - I Saw the Devil (2010)
-X- Killer / Evil Animal - Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978)
-X- Killer / Evil Child - Ils (2006)
-X- Killer / Evil Doll - Cult of Chucky (2017)
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978)
-X- Mummy - Carry on Screaming! (1966)
-X- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - The Climax (1944)
-X- Nation of Origin: Thailand - Laddaland (2011)
-X- Nazi - Nazi Zombie Death Tales (2012)
--- Prom -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Sheltered (2010)
-X- Takes Place in a Hospital - Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)
-X- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - The Sleeper (2012)
-X- Takes Place on a Holiday - Another WolfCop (2017) (Christmas)
-X- Television - Poltergeist (1982)
-X- Three Installments in a Franchise - Poltergeist (1982), Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986), Poltergeist III (1988)
-X- Vampire - The Vampire Conspiracy (2005)
-X- Werewolf - Curse of the Wolf (2006)
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Undressed to Kill (1974)
-X- Wilhelm Scream - Poltergeist (1982)
-X- With Commentary - House of Wax (1953)
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
-X- Zombie - Redneck Zombies (1989)

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
-X- David del Valle - House of Wax (1953)

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, (DVD), (The Vampire Conspiracy (2005)).
-X- Second format, (streaming), (The Last Shark (1981)).
-X- Third format, (Blu-ray), (Another WolfCop (2017)).

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, (French), (Ils (2006)).
-X- Second language, (Thai), (Laddaland (2011)).
-X- Third language, (Japanese), (Yûrei yashiki no kyôfu: Chi wo sû ningyô (1970) ).

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
-X- Was made in the 1960s - Fangs of the Living Dead (1969)
-X- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren - The Conjuring 2 (2016)
--- Was written by Stephen King -
--- Features snow -
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
-X- Was directed by David DeCoteau - Nightmare Sisters (1988)
-X- Stars Brinke Stevens - Nightmare Sisters (1988)
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
-X- Features a nun or priest - The Laughing Dead (1989)

Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
-X- 1940 - The Climax (1944)
-X- 1950 - Back from the Dead (1957)
-X- 1960 - Peeping Tom (1960)
-X- 1970 - Undressed to Kill (1974)
-X- 1980 - Dressed to Kill (1980)
-X- 1990 - Guns of El Chupacabra (1997)
-X- 2000 - Lake Dead (2007)
-X- 2010 - Nazi Zombie Death Tales (2012)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Jump Scare - Lost Lake (2012)
-X- No Cell Coverage - The Craving (2008)
-X- The Abandoned Place - Lost Lake (2012)
--- The Vengeful Spirit -
-X- Death By Sex - Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned (2008)
-X- The Final Girl - Dark Signal (2016)
-X- Flickering Lights - Poltergeist (1982)

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

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death - Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
--- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead -
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
-X- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 - Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)


Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-X- PG - Poltergeist (1982)
-X- PG-13 - Happy Death Day (2017)
-X- R - Dressed to Kill (1980)
--- NC-17 -
-X- X - The Sexorcist (1974)
-X- Unrated - The Refrigerator (1991)
--- M -
-X- GP - House of Wax (1953)


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



Total Items Watched: 106
First Time Viewings: 84 (79.25%)
2 repeat viewings from previous OHMCs
Watched something for each theme night.
Completed checklist.


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By decade:
1940s - 1 (0.94%)
1950s - 2 (1.89%)
1960s - 6 (5.66%)
1970s - 11 (10.77%)
1980s - 25 (23.58%)
1990s - 16 (15.09%)
2000s - 17 (16.04%)
2010s - 28 (26.42%)

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Totals for all 13 OHMCs:
1630 Entries - 1225 First Time Viewings (75.15%)
88 repeat viewings (watched the same thing in two or more challenges)
53 TV shows & short films watched
1518 different movies watched:
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa

9-30
1- The Omen 1976. The opening score takes me back to when I watched it in the theatre and scared the crap out of me.
2- The Wolf Man. 1941. The best of the Universal horrors in my opinion.
10-1
3- The Others. Good haunted house movie .
4- Fall of the House of Usher. 1960. How far would you go to keep a family member close? Death?
10-2
5- The Reaping. A teenage girl holds the key to the 10 deadly plagues in Louisiana?
6- Slaughter of the Vampires. 60’s B&W Italian horror. A vampire reeks havoc over the Italian countryside.
10-3
7- The Outpost. What if you were hired to check out an old WWII bunker that turned out to have a German army of the undead.
8- Horror of Dracula. 1958. This is why you buy a region free player. Vast improvement.
9- Friday the 13th 1980. I always thought that I would turn into Ralph in my later years- there’s still hope for me yet.
10-4
10- The Lords of Salem- Freaky movie, what else is new, Rob Zombie movie. A descendant from the Salem witch trials is chosen to lead a coven of witches.
11- Argento’s Dracula. A bit cartoonish, but I liked it.
10-5
12- The Howling. An old favorite werewolf movie.
13- Friday the 13th - the series. 80’s tv show about haunted objects. The Quilt of Hathor PT. 1.
10-6
14- Friday the 13th the series- The Quilt of Hathor PT. II.
15- The Night Stalker- One of the best ever TV vampire shows.
10-7
16- Psycho. 1960. This has gotten better with repeat viewings. Norman Bates in the ending scene. Sitting all alone at the police station was very creepy.
10-8
Psycho II. 1983. The sequel works very well. Relatives of the victims of Norman try to make him go insane again.
10-9
18- Children of the corn. 1984. A corn god worshiping cult that kills people over 19 in Nebraska.
10-10
19- Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires. Kung Fu vampires of the undead.
20- An American Haunting. The curse of the Bell Witch of Tennessee.
21- 100 Feet. A woman under house arrest is haunted by the person she killed.
22- American Horror Story Episode 4- Didn’t like it. Losing my patience with this .
23- House on Haunted Hill. 1958. People are paid to stay overnight in a supposively haunted house.
10-11
24- House of the Witch. Teens looking for a party house for Halloween find a haunted mansion with a witch.
25- American Horror Story- Episode 5- Still waiting for something drastic to happen- they brought the coven back.
26- Twilight Zone- A navy submarine gets messages from a sub 20 years it’s senior. The 30 fathom Grave.
27- Sleepy Hollow. Icabod Crane and the headless horseman always works well.
10-12
28- Brides of Dracula. Great. Even better in HD.
10-14
29- The Haunted Palace. My favorite from the great Vincent Price, in the HD set also. Looks glorious.
10-15
30- The Fog. The original. Some great 70’s Shlock here. Complete with the 8-track/ radio component system that I noticed right off.
10-16
31- The fearless vampire killers. I was always interested in this. But after a first time viewing I was’nt very impressed. Could try it again at a later date. But for now, thumbs down.
10-17
32- Creature from the Black Lagoon. Expedition to the Amazon produces a gill-like creature.
33- And Now the Screaming Starts. A newlywed couple, a mansion, an old curse, wife goes mad, complete with Peter Cushing to boot.
10-18
34- Dracula- Prince of Darkness- Don’t go to the castle they were warned. So what happens? They end up at the castle, of course.
35- From Hell- Take on the Jack the Ripper story.
10-19
36- American Horror Story- E6
37- Mohawk- Saw this on someone else’s list so I thought that i’d give it a try. Not sure of the horror aspect -maybe a wild card here.
10-20
38- Kiss of the Dammed. A secluded female vampire turns a human into her lifestyle
39- Evil of Frankenstein. The baron goes back home to continue with his work.
10-21
40- The Howling II. Karen White’s family go to Transylvania to deal with other werewolves.
10-22
41- Shadow of the Vampire. What if the actor who played the vampire in Nosferatu was a real vampire?
42- Fright Night 2- A female vampire roams Romania.
10-24
43- Nightmare on Elm Street. The one that started it all. Cheesy 80’s music.
44- The Wolf Man. Benito Del Toro version works well following the original movie.....mostly.
45- Coma- Why are patients going into comas after operations at the local hospital?
46- Mark of the Vampire- not as good as I hoped but the female vampire is creepy and steals the show.
10-25
47- AHS E7- Not getting this, it’s a bore the last couple of episodes.
48- Rob Zombie’s Halloween. His best movie. Remake on the classic Halloween.
49- The Birds. Hitchcock classic in every way. Never gets old.
10-26
50- Frankenstein meets the Wolfman. On first thoughts, I didn’t like it. Universals are hard to watch for me. Even the classic ones. But i’d Try it again later on.
51- The Last Man on Earth. A Plague takes out the human race..or so he thought.
10-29
52- The Mummy. Ok Universal 30-40’s horror, kind of slow a times, but ok.
53- Twins of Evil. Good Hammer movie that has a bit of everything.
54- Humanoids of the Deep. A great repeat viewing movie for me over the years.
10-30
55- Witchfinder General. Price as Matthew Hopkins works very well.
56- Frankenstein. The original creature movie.
57- Dracula 1972AD- The new Blu-ray release is a vast improvement.
10-31
58- Night of the Demons. The remake of the original movie. I like this one better.
59- Dead End- A family drives on and on a deserted road not realizing that they were killed in a car accident earlier.
60- Halloween. Had to save the classic Halloween for my last entry on...Halloween.

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My list here

List is final. Unfortunately, a couple of health scares from relatives derailed me some, so my totals are low. Oh well, maybe next year.

September 30 (after dusk)
1. The Devil's Candy

October 1
2. Black Roses

October 4
3. Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
4. Stung

October 6
5. Split
6. Night of the Comet

October 8
7. It Came From Outer Space

October 12
8. Hereditary

October 13
9. Hotel Transylvania 3

October 14
10. A Quiet Place

October 15
11. The Walking Dead "A New Beginning" (10-07)
The Walking Dead "The Bridge" (10-14)

October 20
12. Halloween (2018)

October 21
13. Halloween III: Season of the Witch

October 22
14. Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich
15. X-Ray

October 25
16. Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

October 29
17. The Walking Dead "Warning Signs" (10-21)
The Walking Dead "The Obliged" (10-28)

October 30
18. Trick 'r Treat

October 31
19. Trick or Treat
20. Primal Rage

20-1/2 It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (10-13)
Garfield's Halloween Adventure (10-18)
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2013: 164 | 2014: 124 | 2015: 126 | 2016: 40 | 2017: 74

Goals:
Beat 2013's total of 164
✓ At least 10 rewatches
✓ Complete Checklist
✓ Complete Theme Nights

BluRay: 2 | Netflix/Amazon/Shudder/Hulu/Screambox : 21 | Free Streaming: 37 | DVR/VOD: 9 | Theater: 1

☼ First Time Viewing: 60
Total Time: 0H 00M

September 30 (dusk) - Criterion - 3H 04M
1. Vampyr (1932) YouTube 1H 15M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ "I know. I'm lost. I'm damned."
2. Annabelle: Creation (2017) Xfinity VOD 1H 49M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Forgive me, Father, for I am about to sin."

October 1 - NOTLD - 5H 53M
3. Psychos in Love (1987) Amazon Prime 1H 28M ☼ ★★★☆☆ "I fucking hate grapes!"
4. The Gorgon (1964) DailyMotion 1H 23M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Given a certain set of circumstances, I believe almost everyone is capable of murder."
5. Turbo Kid (2015) Netflix 1H 33M ☼ ★★★★★ "Eyes, throat, genitals!"
6. Hell Fest (2018) Theater 1H 29M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Fun Getting In. Hell Getting Out.

October 2 - Studies in Terror - 4H 49M
7. The Changeling (1980) YouTube 1H 47M ☼ ★★★☆☆ Tagline: Two people live in this house. One of them has been dead for 70 years.
8. The New York Ripper (1982) FMovies 1H 25M ☼ ★★★★☆ "You're too stupid! Quack! Quack! Quack!"
9. The Boy (2016) Netflix 1H 37M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Every child needs to feel loved.

October 3 - Jawsploitation - 4H 24M
10. 47 Meters Down (2017) Netflix 1H 29M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ "Does my butt at least look cute in this?"
11. Maniac Cop (1988) YouTube 1H 25M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Look at the size of those hematomas!"
12. Fear, Inc. (2016) FMovies 1H 30M ☼ ★★★★★ "Either way, we're white, we're rich."

October 4 - Elevator Horrors - 4H 23M
13. The Lift (1983) YouTube 1H 35M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ "These damn machines will be the death of us all some day!"
14. Dead of Night (1977) Amazon Prime 1H 16M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ Tagline: Three tales of mystery, imagination and suspense.
15. Final Destination 5 (2011) FMovies 1H 32M ★★★★★ "Sweetie. It's not fat. They're called tits."

October 5 - Horror Anthologies - 5H 11M
16. Two Evil Eyes (1990) Amazon Prime 2H 0M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ "Christ! Rich people... Sick stuff always turns out to be rich people."
17. Witchboard 2 (1993) YouTube 1H 38M ☼ ★★★★☆ "I guess even in the spirit world sex and violence sells."
18. House on Haunted Hill (1999) FMovies 1H 33M ★★★★★ "You don't... get it... do you? This house is pissed. It has no morals, 'cause it's a fucking *house*!"

October 6 - Zombies - 2H 48M
19. Contracted: Phase II (2015) Hulu 1H 18M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Protection is out of the question
20. The Pyramid (2014) FMovies 1H 29M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ Tagline: You only enter once.

October 7 - Universal Monster Movies - 2H 13M
21. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Amazon Prime 2H 13M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ Tagline: Victor Hugo's Immortal Classic

October 8 - Atmospheric Horror Films - 5H 29M
22. Hereditary (2018) Google Drive 2H 07M ☼ ★★★★☆ Tagline: Evil runs in the family.
23. Dagon (2001) FMovies 1H 38M ☼ ★★★☆☆
24. Oculus (2013) Netflix 1H 44M ★★★★★ "I've met my demons and they are many. I've seen the devil, and he is me."

October 9 - Cheesy '80s Horror - 2H 51M
25. Death Spa (1989) FMovies 1H 28M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ Tagline: Strange things are a brewing at the local gym!
26. The Rift (1990) YouTube 1H 23M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ Tagline: The danger below is now the danger within.

October 10 - Bloody Birthday Parties - 2H 46M
27. Happy Death Day (2017) Xfinity VOD 1H 36M ★★★★★ "Would you stop looking at me like I just took a dump on your mom's head?"
28. Black Friday (1940) YouTube 1H 10M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ Tagline: A Reign Of HORROR... a man-made monster on the loose!

October 11 - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs - 4H 23M
29. Attack of the Giant Leeches (2008) Amazon Prime 1H 18M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆
30. Halloween (1978) with commentary BluRay 1H 31M ★★★★☆ "It's Halloween; everyone's entitled to one good scare."
31. Hostel (2005) BluRay 1H 34M ★★★★★ "Can't you keep your fucking Viking ass in your pants for two seconds?"

October 12 - Apocalyptic Horror - 2H 47M
32. A Quiet Place (2018) Google Drive 1H 30M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Rule #1: Don't make a sound. Rule #2: Never leave the path. Rule #3: Red means run.
33. Forbidden World (1982) Amazon Prime 1H 17M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Welcome to the Garden of Eden. We play God here."

October 13 - The European Passport to Terror - 1H 25M
34. Spookies (1986) YouTube 1H 25M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Uuuuuuhh, look at me: I'm Duke, the horny ghost."

October 14 - Rocktober Blood - 1H 48M
35. Under the Skin (2013) Netflix 1H 48M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆

October 15 - IMDB Highest Rated Horror - 4H 46M
36. Green Room (2015) Amazon Prime 1H 35M ☼ ★★★★★ "Tell somebody who gives a shit."
37. Tragedy Girls (2017) Hulu 1H 38M ☼ ★★★★★ "To make an omelette, you have to kill some ex-boyfriends."
38. Cabin Fever (2002) Netflix 1H 33M ★★★★★ "What are you, fuckin' Smokey the Clown now?"

October 16 - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers - 1H 23M
39. Victor Crowley (2017) FMovies 1H 23M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Return to his swamp.

October 17 - Blood on the Beach - 2H 59M
40. The Mutilator (1984) Amazon Prime 1H 26M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ "So my philosophy is, let's have some beer."
41. Stepfather II (1989) Amazon Prime 1H 33M ☼ ★★★☆☆ Tagline: Tonight - Daddy's Coming Home - To Slice Up More Than Just The Cake!

October 18 - Modern Horror Films - 4H 57M
42. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) Shudder 1H 38M ★★★★★ "I started this opera shit, and this is the motherfucking thanks I get?"
43. The Hallow (2015) Xfinity VOD 1H 37M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ Tagline: Nature has a dark side.
44. Prophecy (1979) YouTube 1H 42M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ Tagline: She Lives. Don't Move. Don't Breathe. She Will Find You.

October 19 - The Horrors of USA Up All Night - 3H 12M
45. Girls Nite Out (1982) YouTube 1H 36M ☼ ★★★★☆ Tagline: It began as a game...
46. The Burrowers (2008) FMovies 1H 36M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ "Those blanketheads will peel you like an orange, boy."

October 20 - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores - 3H 01M
47. Munchies (1987) YouTube 1H 23M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Cheese Squeeze makes my eyeballs itch!"
48. Progeny (1998) YouTube 1H 38M ☼ ★★★★☆ "What do you figure animals think about when we experiment on them?"

October 21 - Vampires - 3H 20M
49. The Lost Boys (1987) Xfinity VOD 1H 37M ★★★★★ "Great! The Bloodsucking Brady Bunch!"
50. Insidious: The Last Key (2018) Xfinity VOD 1H 43M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Fear comes home.

October 22 - 1943 vs 1968 vs 1993 - 4H 42M
51. Son of Dracula (1943) FMovies 1H 20M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ Tagline: BLOOD on his lips...! DOOM in his eyes...! an accursed VAMPIRE!
52. Exit Humanity (2011) Screambox 1H 54M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ Tagline: History has a violent way of repeating itself.
53. Unrest (2006) DailyMotion 1H 28M ☼ ★★★★☆ "I think there's something wrong with my corpse."

October 23 - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! - 3H 00M
54. The Funhouse Massacre (2015) Xfinity VOD 1H 30M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Murder is all part of the show.
55. The Plague of the Zombies (1966) DailyMotion 1H 30M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ "I, I find all kinds of witchcraft slightly nauseating and this I find absolutely disgusting."

October 24 - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - 3H 23M
56. Full Moon High (1981) YouTube 1H 33M ☼ ★★★★☆ " Staying out all night, watching too much television, filthy language. That's all right. But growling - I will not tolerate growling in this house."
57. Mirrors (2008) FMovies 1H 50M ☼ ★★★★☆ "Fuck this place."

October 25 - Video Nasties 35th Anniversary - 1H 30M
58. Anthropophagus (1980) YouTube 1H 30M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ Tagline: It's not fear that tears you apart...it's him!

October 26 - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors - 1H 30M
59. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) DailyMotion 1H 30M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ Tagline: Remember that the screams you hear will be your own!

October 27 - The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine - 3H 02M
60. Basket Case 3 (1991) YouTube 1H 30M ☼ ★★★★☆ "And any more lip out of you, I'm gonna take you across my knee and personally spank the living daylights outta you!"
61. Torso (1973) Amazon Prime 1H 32M ☼ ★☆☆☆☆ "Death is the keeper of secrets."

October 28 - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - 4H 26M
62. Lights Out (2016) FMovies 1H 21M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: You were right to be afraid of the dark.
63. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006) Amazon Prime 1H 32M ★★★★★ "It is going to get wet in here tonight. Lace your boots up kiddies."
64. Patient Zero (2018) FMovies 1H 33M ☼ ★★★★★

October 29 - Mind Games - 3H 01M
65. Keep Watching (2017) Xfinity VOD 1H 29M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Kill Or Be Killed
66. Blood Fest (2018) FMovies 1H 32M ☼ ★★★★★ "She thought Black Christmas was a Tyler Perry movie."

October 30 - Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell - 2H 56M
67. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) Xfinity VOD 1H 24M ☼ ★★☆☆☆ "Can I get a kiss on the cheek? The thing is, my cheek is right above my testicles."
68. Office Uprising (2018) Crackle 1H 32M ☼ ★★★★★ "Please stop impaling yourselves!"

October 31 - All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest / Samhain: An Evening of Celtic Horror - 2H 54M
69. The Scarehouse (2014) Xfinity VOD 1H 24M ☼ ★★★★★ "Sluts and liars they are but tardy they are not."
70. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) FMovies 1H 30M ☼ ★★★★★ Tagline: Halloween comes to life.

Checklist: COMPLETED
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
-X- Brian Cox - Exit Humanity (2011)
-X- Jamie Lee Curtis - Halloween (1978)
-X- Peter Cushing - The Gorgon (1964)
-X- Bruce Davison - Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
-X- Boris Karloff - Black Friday (1940)
-X- Christopher Lee - The Gorgon (1964)
--- Helga Liné -
-X- Bela Lugosi - Black Friday (1940)
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
-X- Dee Wallace - Exit Humanity (2011)
--- Naomi Watts -
-X- Caroline Williams - Stepfather II (1989)
-X- Ray Wise - The Rift (1990)

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
-X- R. Lee Ermey - The Rift (1990)
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
-X- Jerry Maren - Prophecy (1979)
-X- Derrick O'Connor - Unrest (2006)
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
-X- Jacqueline Pearce - The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
-X- Pasquale Buba - Stepfather II (1989)
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
-X- Joseph LoDuca - The Burrowers (2008)
-X- Paul Ratajczak - Progeny (1998)
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
-X- Alexandre Aja - Mirrors (2008)
--- Mario Bava -
-X- Larry Cohen - Maniac Cop (1988)
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
-X- Lucio Fulci - The New York Ripper (1982)
-X- William Malone - House on Haunted Hill (1999)
-X- Sergio Martino - Torso (1973)
--- Hideo Nakata -
--- Roman Polanski -
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
-X- Screaming Mad George - Progeny (1998)
--- Steve Johnson -
-X- Stan Winston - The Hallow (2015)

Select 2 producers:
-X- Larry Cohen - Maniac Cop (1988)
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz -
-X- Jeanette Volturno - Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon -
--- David Cronenberg -
-X- Dennis Paoli - Dagon (2001)
-X- R.J. Robertson - Forbidden World (1982)

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film - Final Destination 5 (2011)
--- Agoraphobia -
-X- Anthology Film - Dead of Night (1977)
-X- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - Prophecy (1979)
--- Based on a True Story -
-X- Based on a Novel - The Hunchback of Notre Damn (1923)
-X- Cannibalism - Psychos in Love (1987)
-X- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft - Dagon (2001)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-X- Classic Hammer Films - The Gorgon (1964)
-X- Comedy / Spoof - Turbo Kid (2015)
-X- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Vampyr (1932)
-X- Cryptid Cinema - The Gorgon (1964)
-X- Death by: Explosion, 2 - Turbo Kid (2015)
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Hostel (2005)
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
--- Documentary -
-X- Drunk Horror - Maniac Cop (1988)
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
-X- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
-X- Film From TCM's October Schedule - The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
--- Film Title Drop -
-X- Flashback Horror - Annabelle: Creation (2017)
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
-X- Found Footage - The Pyramid (2014)
-X- Frankenstein - The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
-X- Ghost / Haunting - Annabelle: Creation (2017)
-X- Giallo - The New York Ripper (1982)
-X- Ouija Board - Witchboard 2 (1993)
--- K-Horror -
-X- Killer / Evil Animal - Prophecy (1979)
-X- Killer / Evil Child - Dead of Night (1977)
-X- Killer / Evil Doll - Annabelle: Creation (2017)
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - Dead of Night (1977)
--- Mummy -
-X- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Green Room (2015)
--- Nation of Origin: Thailand -
-X- Nazi - Green Room (2015)
-X- Prom - Tragedy Girls (2017)
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Psychos in Love (1987)
-X- Takes Place in a Hospital - The New York Ripper (1982)
-X- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - Happy Death Day (2017)
-X- Takes Place on a Holiday - Halloween (1978)
--- Television -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-X- Vampire - Vampyr (1932)
-X- Werewolf - Full Moon High (1981)
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Hereditary (2018)
-X- Wilhelm Scream - The Burrowers (2008)
-X- With Commentary - Halloween (1978)
-X- With Two or More Horror Legends - The Gorgon (1964)
-X- Zombie - Contracted: Phase II (2015)

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
-X- John Carpenter - Halloween (1978)
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- Free Streaming, Vampyr (1932)
-X- VOD, Annabelle: Creation (2017)
-X- Paid Streaming, Turbo Kid (2015)

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- German, Vampyr (1932)
-X- English, Annabelle: Creation (2017)
-X- Italian, The New York Ripper (1982)

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
-X- Features music by a rock band - Green Room (2015)
-X- Was made in the 1960s - The Gorgon (1964)
-X- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren - Annabelle: Creation (2017)
--- Was written by Stephen King -
-X- Features snow - The Changeling (1980)
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
-X- Takes place at a strip club, 2 - Psychos in Love (1987)
-X- Features a nun or priest - Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 - The Hunchback of Notre Damn (1923)
-X- 1930 - Vampyr (1932)
-X- 1940 - Black Friday (1940)
-X- 1950 - The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
-X- 1960 - The Gorgon (1964)
-X- 1970 - Dead of Night (1977)
-X- 1980 - Psychos in Love (1987)
-X- 1990 - Two Evil Eyes (1990)
-X- 2000 - Dagon (2001)
-X- 2010 - Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Jump Scare - Annabelle: Creation (2017)
-X- No Cell Coverage - The Boy (2016)
-X- The Abandoned Place - Spookies (1986)
-X- The Vengeful Spirit - House on Haunted Hill (1999)
--- Death By Sex -
-X- The Final Girl - Halloween (1978)
-X- Flickering Lights - Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
-X- 1943 (75th) - Son of Dracula (1943)
--- 1968 (50th) -
-X- 1993 (25th) – Witchboard 2 (1993)

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
-X- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Psychos in Love (1987)
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-X- PG - Prophecy (1979)
-X- PG-13 - The Boy (2016)
-X- R - Annabelle: Creation (2017)
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - Vampyr (1932)
--- 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


Theme Nights: COMPLETED
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-X- 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes. The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Psychos in Love (1987)
-X- 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror - The Changeling (1980)
-X- 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water... Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation - 47 Meters Down (2017)
-X- 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries... These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors - The Lift (1983)
-X- 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Two Evil Eyes (1990)
-X- 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death! Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - Contracted: Phase II (2015)
-X- 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies - The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
-X- 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films - Hereditary (2018)
-X- 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror - Death Spa (1989)
-X- 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties - Happy Death Day (2017)
-X- 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss, and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs - Attack of the Giant Leeches (2008)
-X- 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror - A Quiet Place (2018)
-X- 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror - Spookies (1986)
-X- 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks - Under the Skin (2013)
-X- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror - Green Room (2015)
-X- 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers - Victor Crowley (2017)
-X- 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season... Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach - The Mutilator (1984)
-X- 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell... These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films - Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
-X- 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night - Girls Nite Out (1982)
-X- 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores - Munchies (1987)
-X- 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires - The Lost Boys (1987)
-X- 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 - Son of Dracula (1943)
-X- 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station... The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! - The Funhouse Murders (2015)
-X- 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - Full Moon High (1981)
-X- 10/25: 72 Films of Depravity, Sex, and Gory Delights... Banned by the BBFC; They're Too Bloody Uptight! Video Nasties 35th Anniversary - Anthropophagus (1980)
-X- 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors - The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
-X- 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents... The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! - They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine - Basket Case 3 (1991)
-X- 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - Light's Out (2016)
-X- 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games - Keep Watching (2017)
-X- 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 - Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
-X- 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 Scarehouse (2014)


Rewatches: COMPLETED
Spoiler:
1. Final Destination 5 (2011)
2. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
3. Oculus (2013)
4. Happy Death Day (2017)
5. Halloween (1978)
6. Hostel (2005)
7. Cabin Fever (2002)
8. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
9. The Lost Boys (1987)
10. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)


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14th Annual
October Horror Movie Challenge


- First time viewing
▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲ - Rating on a 1 to 10 scale

** LIST FINAL **

111 movies viewed

82 First Time viewings

9th year participating




September 30th
1. Messiah of Evil (1973) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 1st
2. City of the Living Dead (1980) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 2nd
3. The Island Monster (1954) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
4. Fear Chamber (aka Chamber of Fear) (1968) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 3rd
5. Tremors (2003): S1E1 / S1E2 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
6. Tremors (2003): S1E3 / S1E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 4th
7. Tremors (2003): S1E5 / S1E6 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 5th
8. Tremors (2003): S1E7 / S1E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
9. The Invisible Woman (1940) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 6th
10. Tremors (2003): S1E9 / S1E10 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
11. Tremors (2003): S1E11 / S1E12 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
12. Phantasm (1979) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
13. Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
14. Suspiria (1977) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
15. Dr. Orloff's Invisible Monster (1970) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
16. Curse of the Faceless Man (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
17.The Catman of Paris (1946) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
18. The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff (1973) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 7th
19. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E1/S1E2 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
20. L'assassino è costretto ad uccidere ancora (The Killer Must Kill Again) (1975) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
21. Altered States (1980) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
22. The Vampire's Ghost (1945) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
23. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E3/S1E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 8th
24. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E5/S1E6 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
25. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E7/S1E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 9th
26. Invisible Agent (1942) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
27. The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
28. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E9/S1E10 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 10th
29. Burnt Offerings (1976) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
30. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E11/S1E12 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 11th
31. Blade: The Series (2006): S1E13 ; Tremors (2003): S1E13 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
32.What the Peeper Saw (1972) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 12th
33. The Wolf Man (1941) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
34. Dracula (1931) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
35. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010): S2E1/S2E2/S2E3/S2E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 13th
36. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010): S2E5/S2E6/S2E7/S2E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
37. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010): S2E9/S2E10/S2E11/S2E12 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
38. The Invisible Man (1933) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
39. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
40. The Invisible Man Returns (1940) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
41. Bubba the Redneck Werewolf (2014) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
42. Vampire Hookers (1978) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
43. Underworld Awakening (2012) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
44. The Voices (2014) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 14th
45. Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E1/S1E2 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
46. A Blade in the Dark (1983) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
47. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
48. Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E3/S1E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 15th
49. Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E5/S1E6 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
50. Vampyros Lesbos (1971) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
51. Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E7/S1E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 16th
52. I Am Legend (2007) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
53. Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E9/S1E10 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 17th
54. Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E11/S1E12 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
55. The Veil (1958): S1E1/S1E2/S1E3/S1E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 18th
56. The Toxic Avenger (1984) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
57. Orphan (2009) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
58. The Veil (1958): S1E5/S1E6/S1E7/S1E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 19th
59. The Deep (1977) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
60. My Name Is Bruce (2007) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 20th
61. The Veil (1958): S1E5/S1E6 ; Hammer House of Horror (1980): S1E13 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
62. Prometheus (2012) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
63. Tremors (1990) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
64. The Rite (2011) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
65. Vampire Circus (1972) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
66. Caltiki, the Immortal Monster (1959) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
67. Fiend Without a Face (1958) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
68. Macabre (1980) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
67. Shock (1977) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
68. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E1/S1E2 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 21st
69. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E3/S1E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
70. Nosferatu (1922) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
71. Revenge in the House of Usher (1983) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
72. Cooties (2014) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
73. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E5/S1E6 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 22nd
74. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E7/S1E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
75. Constantine (2005) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
76. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E9/S1E10 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 23rd
77. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E11/S1E12 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
78. Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
79. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E13/S1E14 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 24th
80. Apollo 18 (2011) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
81. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E15/S1E16 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 25th
82. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E17/S1E18 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
83. She-Wolf of London (1990): S1E19/S1E20 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
84. Black Sunday - US/AIP cut (1960) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
85. Thriller (1960): S1E1/S1E2 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 26th
86. The Black Cat (1981) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
87. Thriller (1960): S1E3/S1E4 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
88. Army of Darkness (1992) - International cut ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
89. Thriller (1960): S1E5/S1E6 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 27th
90. Thriller (1960): S1E7/S1E8 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
91. Thriller (1960): S1E9/S1E10 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
92. Jennifer's Body (2009) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
93. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
94. Blade (1998) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 28th
95. Thriller (1960): S1E11/S1E12 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
96. The Fog (1980) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
97. The Howling (1981) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
98. Thriller (1960): S1E13/S1E14 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
99. Sleepy Hollow (1999) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
100. The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
101. Thriller (1960): S1E15/S1E16 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 29th
102. Thriller (1960): S1E17/S1E18 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
103. The Golem (1920) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
104. Thriller (1960): S1E19/S1E20 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 30th
105. Thriller (1960): S1E21/S1E22 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
106. Thriller (1960): S1E23/S1E24 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
107. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
108. Thriller (1960): S1E25/S1E26 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 31t
109. Shaun of the Dead (2004) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
110. Beetlejuice (1988) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
111. Thriller (1960): S1E27/S1E28 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

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October 1

1. Tumbling Doll Of Flesh (1998). FTV. Watched on DVR. 2/5.

October 2

2. Day Of The Reaper (1984). FTV. Watched on DVR. 3/5.

3. 6:66 PM (2017). FTV. Watched on DVR. 2.5/5.

October 3

4. Kiss Of The Tarantula (1976). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

5. The Amityville Murders (2018). FTV. Streamed this one. 3/5.

October 4

6. Ruby (1977). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

October 5

7. The Virgin Of Nuremberg (1963). FTV. Watched on DVR. 3/5.

8. The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013) FTV. Watched on DVD. 1.5/5.

October 6

9. Extremity (2018). FTV. Streamed. 3/5.

10. Valley Of The Witch (2014). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

October 7

11. Terrortory (2016). FTV. Watched on DVR. 2/5.

12. Poltergeist Encounters (2016). FTV. Watched on DVD.1.5/5.

13. Apocalyptic Horror (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

14. Demon Hole (2017). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

15. Bigfoot Horror Camp (2017). FTV. Streamed. 1/5.

16. Nails (2017). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

October 8

17. Bloody Murder (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

18. Grave Halloween (2013). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

19. Buzzard Hollow Beef (2017). FTV. Streamed. 3/5.

20. The Gateway (2015). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

21. The Crescent (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2.5/5.

October 9

22. Demon (2017). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

23. Cynthia (2018). FTV. Streamed. 2.5/5.

October 10

24. Patient 79 (2013) aka Seventy-Nine. FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

October 11

25. Blood Child (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2.5/5.

26. Back To The Beyond (2011). FTV. Watched on DVD. 1/5.

October 12

27. Slasher.com (2017). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

October 13

28. Hallows' Eve (2013). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

29. American Guinea Pig: The Song Of Solomon (2017). FTV. Streamed. 3/5.

October 14

30. A Haunting At Preston Castle (2014). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

31. Nazi Hell (2015). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

32. Cold Prey 2 (2008). FTV. Watched on DVD. 3/5.

October 15

33. Sunset Society (2018). FTV. Watched on DVR. 2/5.

34. Billy's Cult (2013). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

October 17

35. Anomaly (2016). FTV. Watched on DVD. 1.5/5

October 18

36. Scream For Help (1984). FTV. Streamed. 3/5.

October 19

37. Slumber (2017). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

October 20

38. Ahockalypse (2018). FTV. Streamed. 2.5/5.

39. Soulmate (2013). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

October 21

40. Aswang (2018). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

41. Wolf House (2016). FTV. Watched on DVD. 1.5/5.

42. Blood Clots (2018). FTV. Streamed. 2.5/5.

43. Echoes (2014). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

44. Bonehill Road (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2.5/5.

45. Sensoria (2015). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

October 23

46. Clownface (2017). FTV. Streamed. 1.5/5.

October 24

47. 6 Plots (2012). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

48. Fetish Factory (2017). FTV. Streamed. 1.5/5.

October 25

49. The Wicked One (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

October 26

50. The Possession Experiment (2016). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2.5/5.

51. The Castle Of The Living Dead (1964). FTV. Watched on DVR. 3/5.

October 27

52. Bleeding Rose (2007). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

53. The Obsidian Curse (2016). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

54. Bloodline (2013). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

October 28

55. Crypt Of The Vampire (1964). FTV. Watched on DVR. 2.5/5.

56. Plan Z (2016). FTV. Watched on DVD. 2/5.

57. Return Of The Scarecrow (2018). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

58. 19 Doors (2011). FTV. Watched on DVD. 1.5/5.

October 29

59. Dark House (2017). FTV. Streamed. 2/5.

October 30

60. The Watcher (2016). FTV. Watched on DVD. 3/5.

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Goal: 50

Blue = Repeated viewing
Green = 1st time viewing
Red = Vinyl Soundtrack

RESULTS:
First time views: 37/62 = 59.7%
(BLU RAY) views: 58/62 = 93.5%

Sept 30th
1)Carnival of Souls - (BLU RAY) I learned that death, like some video games, has distinct borders. Great story, haunting and memorizing. Loved the creepy organ music, and the scene where the lead is playing the organ transfixed is well done. Revolutionary for the time period, if I saw this in the 60's, I would have shit my pants. 9/10
2)Deadtime Stories - (BLU RAY) I learned to simply ignore the sound of your trash can tipping over in the middle of the night. The Goldilocks and the 3 Bears was a WTF? out of the three segments, and easy vote to Uncle Mike for being the best Uncle of the Millennium. 5/10
3)Jack the Ripper (1976) - (BLU RAY) I learned that blind men make one hell of a witness. A completely unsatisfying ending, otherwise your typical Franco piece. 4/10

Oct 1st
4)The Car - (BLU RAY) I learned that it may be best to reschedule your practice parade marching until after the vehicular manslaughter ends. The music was very well done, but a little too familiar to The Shining (yes, I know this came after). It's almost like someone answered "a car" to the "chose the form of the Destructor" question in Ghostbusters. 6/10
5)Piranha (2010) - (3D BLU RAY) I learned that when dealing with piranha, your weapon of choice should be a motorized propeller. Insanely over the top, and exactly what I want in a film like this. Eli Roth making endless synonyms for boobs, T&A, Jerry O'Connell's dying words being "wet t-shirt", what's not to love here? 7/10
6)Piranha 3DD - (3D BLU RAY) I learned that it may be best to just skip opening day festivities of major theme parks and let the kinks work themselves out. My face when Piranha sequel announced My face when it was titled Piranha 3DD My eyes when Gary Busey and David Hasselhoff was cast The opening scene features a swarm of piranha chewing on Busey's face, only to have him rip one off for him to CHEW THE FACE OFF of the piranha! Yea... 3/10

Oct 2nd
7)Monster Club - (BLU RAY) I learned it's never smart to befriend a man who claims pigeons are his only friends. There is some charm here, but ultimately did not appeal to me. The bands in the music wrap around segments were an interesting idea, but again, not for me. 3/10
8)The VVitch - (BLU RAY) I learned to not let a witch get their hands on a newborn baby. This movie does for witchcraft what The Exorcist did for demon possession and Dawn of the Dead did for zombies. The pinnacle of witchcraft films. Beautifully shot, believable, phenomenal acting and such a slow burn that leads to a haunting and memorable climax. Subtitles are a must, however. 9/10

Oct 3rd
9)Humongous- (BLU RAY) I learned to never let your stupid, gun tootin' brother drive your boat. A nice Friday the 13th copycat, I had fun with it. Nothing revolutionary. 4/10
10)You're Next - (BLU RAY) I learned that an arrow shot through a window will quickly resolve any family dispute. And damn, I'm sending my child to a survivalist camp, will be way more useful than learning a fucking clarinet like I spent my youth learning. Thanks, dad! 8/10

Oct 4th
11)Frightmare - (BLU RAY) I learned to go for a Z-grade celebrity next time you're planning to steal a celebrity corpse. Had no idea this was a Troma film. For being members of a "Horror Film Society", these kids sure do make some dumb decisions. 5/10

Oct 5th
12)Jigsaw - (BLU RAY) I learned it pays to get to know your coworkers well. It had my attention throughout, and a good installment to the series. 6/10
13)The Strangers - (BLU RAY) I learned to go out, enjoy life, AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! Still effective for me, especially those first 30 minutes. The knocking noises got a jump out of me every time. 8/10
14)Class of 1999 - (BLU RAY) I learned that hatred of teachers and school will unify any warring people. Bionic tatas! Was surprised how much I enjoyed the insane finale of film. The first hour was typical warring gang type fodder, but the last 30 minutes is fun as hell! 7/10

Oct 6th
15)Squirm - (BLU RAY) I learned that electrocuted worms are angrier than a junebug caught in a tornado in the middle of July. I used this phrase because you will learn plenty of Southern sayings watching this, like "he'd tan your fanny" or "happy as a bump on a log". The howling noises of the worms was plain silly. Nothing great, worth watching once I suppose. 3/10
16)Slugs - (BLU RAY) I learned that eyeballs are a delicacy for mutated slugs. Features the unlikeliest heroes in a film ever - a health inspector, sanitation worker and amateur chemist. Better than Squirm, and has some great effects, but still nothing exceptional. 5/10
17)Slither - (BLU RAY) I learned that a bee sting, lime disease and alien possession all have similar symptoms that result in development of squid-like appendages. Surprise triple feature! Still love this film, great performances around, wonderful use of practical effects, and full of homages galore. 9/10
18)The Strangers 2: Prey at Night - (BLU RAY) I learned that witnessing your family members being murdered is the guaranteed quickest way to rehab your troublesome teen daughter. Has way too nice of pool for a trailer park. 4/10

Oct 7th
19)Willard (1971) - (BLU RAY) I learned all it takes to start training your own murderous flock of mice is a few breadcrumbs. Great character development and superb performance by Ernest Borgnine as the "bad guy". 6/10
20)Hellhole - (BLU RAY) I learned that mudbaths cure nymphomania. Felt disjointed with two separate plots that occasionally come together, with Silk hunting the girl to find the location of the papers she hid, and two physicians conducting unwarranted research on chemical lobotomies. Still, Silk has the be THE COOLEST character in horror movie cinema. Bonus points for abundance of nudity as well. 5/10

Oct 8th
21)Nightmare Before Christmas - (3D BLU RAY) I learned not to trust kids with your most basic of kidnapping plot. A classic, I know the words to most every song, and a film I try to watch on a regular basis. This was my first time watching in 3D, however, which added a new experience. 9/10
22)Happy Death Day - (BLU RAY) I learned that sometimes, not even getting arrested is enough to stop you from being murdered. An enjoyable film that keeps you guessing. 6/10

Oct 9th
23)The Fly (1986) - (BLU RAY) I learned that women are instantly swooning over men who win at arm wrestling contests. A classic remake that does everything right. Goldblum is fantastic and the effects are state of the art. 9/10
24)The Conuring - (BLU RAY) - I learned that demon possession smells an awful lot like rotting meat. Despite overuse of jump scares, this is a favorite recent horror film of mine. The Annabelle opening instantly paralyzed me the first time I watched it. 8/10

Oct 10th
25)The Babysitter - (Netflix) I learned that if you're going to be killed, go with style - like flipping a 1972 Chevy Chevelle through a front porch cool! It's like Home Alone meets a Satanic slasher film. 5/10
26)The Beyond - (BLU RAY) I learned that not surprisingly, one of the gates to Hell is located beneath a hotel. Think I stayed in a few like this. Much greater appreciation for it watching it a second time and easily Fulci's best. My only complaint is the sound effect used when a stretcher is rolling across the floor as it had a very "nails on a chalkboard" similarity. 8/10

Oct 11th
27)Doctor Butcher, MD - (BLU RAY) I learned that when used in fertility rituals, blonde scalps are thought to have double the effectiveness. Features what has to be the UGLIEST decor in film - bright green carpet with white, floral wallpaper. 6/10
28)Rawhead Rex - (BLU RAY) I learned that demon baptism looks an awful like being pissed on. The costume was a bit goofy looking, but otherwise ok. 6/10

Oct 12th
29)The Majorettes - (BLU RAY) I learned that while being a peeping tom is considered "wrong", it can lead to personal gain! This is one of those "so bad it's good" movies as I enjoyed writing down so many things I found hilarious, like the cop wearing Elvis glasses, the most white trash strip club ever with a string of lightbulbs TAPED to the floor to give illumination, and the stiffest acting I have witnessed since Birdemic. Not one of the victims screamed while being murdered, nor where there any tonal changes during dialogue. The end took a complete turn with an out of place shootout. Good film to make fun of. 4/10
30)Purge 4 (The First Purge) - (BLU RAY) I learned that it only takes one maniac with a knife to ruin a perfectly fun block party. Takes the series in a direction I do not like with laughable CGI blood and action sequences out of a Segall movie (one guy with a knife taking on a team of commandos with machine guns...c'mon!). I imagine the writing team saying "you know what would be cooler than glow masks? How about glowing contact lenses!" 3/10

Oct 13th
31)House By the Cemetery - (BLU RAY) I learned that most old houses in the Boston area have tombs in them. Great gore as expected from Fulci, most notable during a scene in which a bat latches onto a man's arm causing him to stab it with scissors and flail about, whipping blood onto his young son 6/10
32)Hereditary - (BLU RAY) I learned how important it is not to go along with someone's delusions, but rather to confront them and orientate them to reality. Might be my favorite of this year, so rare to find a horror film that doesn't rely on jump scares. It's unsettling throughout and terrifying, as is the pulsing, rhythmic soundtrack. 9/10

Oct 14th
33)Call Girl of Cthulhu - (BLU RAY) - I learned that if a prostitute brings a collection of sex toys and the customer's response is "I'm not interested", it's a guaranteed sign they are about to get murdered. A serviceable fan film, mixing sex with Lovecraft lore. 5/10
34)Pieces - (BLU RAY) - I learned that pornography doesn't make a person display deviant behaviors, it's taking away their pornography! Probably my favorite Grindhouse feature. 8/10

Oct 15th
35)Devil Incarnate - (BLU RAY) - I learned that mankind is more evil than the Devil himself. My first introduction to Naschy's work that I look forward to exploring more in the future. 7/10

Oct 16th
36)It (2017) - (BLU RAY) - I learned that fighting evil is more effective in groups. Thank you for bringing terror back to Stephen King, and hopeful for more remakes in the future. 8/10

Oct 17th
37)The Church - (BLU RAY) - I learned that a decapitated head makes a great, impromptu bell gong. Who the heck has a watch on their belt buckle? Should have been called Demons 3. 6/10

Oct 18th
38)Terrifyer - (BLU RAY) I learned to leave mimes the fuck alone! The actor playing the clown was magnificent, giving a menacing performance simply by his facial expressions and miming. The change in protagonists was unexpected, and the 'Silence of the Lambs' scene brought a smile to my face. 7/10

Oct 19th
39)Dagon - (BLU RAY) I learned that the town drunk is the best historian! The production seemed a bit cheap, but the location was spot on to how I would picture the town while reading the story. 5/10
40)Tenebrae - (BLU RAY) - I learned that paper can make a great, impromptu gag while stabbing someone. Any scene with John Sax being overly proud of his hat had me laughing. A great start to my giallo-thon, and one of Argento's best. 8/10

Oct 20th
41)Halloween (1978) - (BLU RAY) I learned that the next time your girlfriend asks you to get her a beer, respond with "get it yourself". The king of slashers, and in my top 5 horror films ever. Everything is perfect - the score, the stalking scenes, the mystery behind the killer. 10/10
42)Halloween (2018) - (Theater) - I learned that no matter how crazy you find your elders to be, they're probably right! A great follow up and brings the horror back to the series, and hopefully an end to the series. 7/10
43)Count Dracula's Great Love - (BLU RAY) I learned that Dracula is just like anyone else - looking for some pure virginal love. An interesting take on the lore, and quite different from other Dracula films for sure. 5/10

Oct 21st
44)Mom and Dad - (BLU RAY) - I learned that grandpa and grandma can still kick your ass! A standard, run of the mill "what if?" film, but has some great scenes of Nicholas Cage going nuts! And worth it to hear him say "anal beads". 3/10

Oct 22nd
45)New York Ripper - (BLU RAY) - I learned that old women tell time by what time of day re-runs of Dallas are on tv. Got a chuckle out of a coroner referring to female genitalia as a "joy trail". Must see Fulci and plenty of gore. 6/10
46)31 - (BLU RAY) I learned that if you ever encounter a grown man dressed as a pampered Beethoven, even on Halloween, it's never good news. Standard Rob Zombie fare. I enjoyed it, but the necrophilia and F bombs get tiring. That said, Doom Head is a FANTASTIC character. 4/10

Oct 23rd
47)Bay of Blood - (BLU RAY) I learned that wills are an absolutely, necessary thing. It wasn't until the random teenagers showed up until I realized it's influence on Friday the 13th. 6/10
48)Insidious 4 - (BLU RAY)
49)Black Sunday - (BLU RAY)

Oct 24th
50)Halloween 2 (1981) - (BLU RAY)
51)What Have You Done to Solange? - (BLU RAY)
52)Little Evil - (Netflix)

Oct 25th
53)Bird with the Crystal Plumage - (BLU RAY)
54)The Ritual -(Netflix)

Oct 26th
55)The Void - (BLU RAY)
56)Black Sabbath - (BLU RAY)

Oct 27th
57)Cat O' Nine Tails - (BLU RAY)

Oct 28th
58)Blood & Black Lace - (BLU RAY)
59)Deep Red - (BLU RAY)

Oct 29th
60)Strip Nude For Your Killer - (BLU RAY)

Oct 30th
61)Hell Night - (BLU RAY)

Oct 31st
62)Mandy - (BLU RAY)
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Re: The 14th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Threa


List Final
Total Movies Watched: 101
First Time Viewings: 77
Theme Nights: Complete
Personal Goal: Complete

My 6th year participating

Personal Goal:
**Watch more movies than last year


- First time viewing
▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲ - Rating on a 1 to 10 scale

September 30
1. Storm of the Century: Part 1 (1999) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
2. Storm of the Century: Part 2 (1999) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
3. Storm of the Century: Part 3 (1999) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲


October 1
4. House of the Dead (2005) HBOGO ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
5. Tragedy Girls (2017) HULU ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
6. Little Evil (2017) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 2
7. Night of the Living Dead (1968) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
8. Nightmare Castle (1965) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
9. Feast (2005) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 3
10. Rogue (2017) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
11. 13 Nights of Elvira: Hideous! (1997) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 4
12. Friend Request (2016) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
13. The Strangler (1964) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
14. 13 Nights of Elvira: Seedpeople (1992) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 5
15. Phobia 2 (2009) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
16. Tale of Tales (2015) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 6
17. Unfriended (2014) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
18. What We Do in the Shadows (2014) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 7
19. Phantom of the Opera (1925) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
20. House of Wax (1953) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 8
21. It Follows (2014) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
22. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Touch of Satan (1971) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
23. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 9
24. Madman (1981) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
25. Season of the Witch (1972)Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
26. Piranha (1978)Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 10
27. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
28. Happy Birthday to Me (1981) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 11
29. Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
30. American Horror Story S8.E4 / S8.E5 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
31. Creep (2014) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 12
32. It Comes at Night (2017) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
33.The Crazies (2010) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 13
34. I Saw the Devil (2010) HULU ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
35. The Blood Spattered Bride (1972) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 14
36. Jigsaw (2017) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
37. Trick 'r Treat (2007) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
38. The Evil Dead (1981) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 15
39. Hereditary (2018) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
40. The Boneyard Collection (2008)Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
41. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 16
42. Prom Night (1980)Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
43. Terrifier (2017)Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
44. Scream 4 (2011)Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 17
45. Malevolent (2018) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
46. Long Weekend (1978) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 18
47. The Strangers (2008) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 19
49. Chopping Mall (1986) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 20
50. The Haunting of Hill House S1.E1 / S1.E2 (2018) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
51. The Haunting of Hill House S1.E3 / S1.E4 (2018) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
52. Creep 2 (2017) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
53. Night of the Demons (1988) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
54. Cult of Chucky (2017) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
56. Rings (2007) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
57. Psychos in Love (1987) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
58. *Venom (2018) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 21
59. Delirium (2018) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
60. Vampires (1986) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
61. Bubba the Redneck Werewolf (2014) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
62. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
63. Hammer House of Horror (1980) S1.E1 / S1. E2 Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 22
64. The Seventh Victim (1943) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
65. The Astro-Zombies (1968) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
66. Body Melt (1993) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
67. Hammer House of Horror (1980) S1.E3 / S1. E4 Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 23
68. Black Christmas (2006) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
69. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
70. Errementari (2017) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
71. Hammer House of Horror (1980) S1.E5 / S1. E6 Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 24
72. When Animals Dream (2014) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
73. Hammer House of Horror (1980) S1.E7 / S1. E8 Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 25
74. Evilspeak (1981) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
75. The Hills Have Eyes (1977) HULU ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
76. American Horror Story S8.E6 / S8.E7 ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 26
77. Young Frankenstein (1974) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
78. Hammer House of Horror (1980) S1.E9 / S1. E10 Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 27
79. 1922 (2017) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
80. Emelie (2015) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
81. The Haunting of Hill House (2018) S1.E5 / S1.E6 Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
82. The Haunting of Hill House (2018) S1.E7 / S1.E8 Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
83. The Haunting of Hill House (2018) S1.E9 / S1.E10 Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
84. Opera (1987) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
85. Incarnate (2016) HBOGO ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 28
86. Metamorphosis (1990) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
87. Zombeavers (2014) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
88. Cast a Deadly Spell (1991) HBOGO ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
89. Hammer House of Horror (1980) S1.E11 / S1. E12 Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 29
90. Would You Rather (2012) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
91. Truth or Dare (2017) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
92. Romina (2018) Netflix ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
93. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 30
94. Friday the 13th Part III (1982) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
95. Freaks of Nature (2015) BD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
96. Demon Wind (1990) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
97. Them (2006) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

October 31
98. Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told (1967) Prime Video ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
99. AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth's History of Horror S1. E1 / S1. E2 (2018) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
100. AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth's History of Horror S1. E3 / S1. E4 (2018) ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲
101. Halloween (2007) DVD ▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲


* Wildcard


Checklist

Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Lauren Ashley Carter -
-X- Brian Cox - Trick 'r Treat (2007)
-X- Jamie Lee Curtis - Prom Night (1980)
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Helga Liné -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Elina Madison -
--- Burgess Meredith -
--- Sam Neill -
--- Michael J. Pollard -
--- William Shatner -
--- Oliver Reed -
--- Anita Strindberg -
-X- Dee Wallace - Halloween (2007)
--- Naomi Watts -
--- Caroline Williams -
--- Ray Wise -

Select 5 recently deceased
--- Umberto Lenzi -
--- Ulli Lommel -
--- Peter Wyngarde -
--- Jack Ketchum (Dallas Mayr) -
--- Alf Humphreys -
--- Dorothy Malone -
--- John Gavin -
--- Ren Osugi -
--- Lewis Gilbert -
--- Debbie Lee Carrington -
--- R. Lee Ermey -
--- Verne Troyer -
--- Michael Anderson -
--- Janine Reynaud -
--- Jerry Maren -
--- Derrick O'Connor -
--- Tab Hunter -
--- Shinobu Hashimoto -
--- Margot Kidder -
--- Robert Dix -
--- Jacqueline Pearce -
--- Donnelly Rhodes -
--- Fenella Fielding -
--- Pasquale Buba -
--- Al Matthews -
--- Gary Kurtz -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Philip Glass -
--- Joseph LoDuca -
--- Paul Ratajczak -
--- John Williams -

Select 5 directors:
--- Alexandre Aja -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- Lucio Fulci -
--- William Malone -
--- Sergio Martino -
--- Hideo Nakata -
-X- Roman Polanski - The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
--- Jee-woon Kim -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Nigel Booth -
--- Screaming Mad George -
--- Steve Johnson -
--- Stan Winston -


Select 2 producers:
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Bryan Foy -
--- Michael Hertz -
--- Jeanette Volturno -

Select 2 writers:
--- Dan O'Bannon -
--- David Cronenberg -
--- Dennis Paoli -
--- R.J. Robertson -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
-X- Anthology Film - Tale of Tales (2015)
-X- Appears on The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen - Feast (2005)
--- Based on a True Story -
-X- Based on a Novel - Storm of the Century (1999)
-X- Cannibalism - I Saw the Devil (2010)
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
-X- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - 13 Nights of Elvira: Hideous! (1997)
--- Classic Hammer Films -
-X- Comedy / Spoof - Bubba the Redneck Werewolf (2014)
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Explosion, 2 -
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Code Red -
--- Documentary -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
-X- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen - Hereditary (2018)
-X- Film From TCM's October Schedule - Phantom of the Opera (1925)
--- Film Title Drop -
--- Flashback Horror -
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
-X- Ghost / Haunting - The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
--- Giallo -
--- Ouija Board -
--- K-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
-X- Killer / Evil Child - Little Evil (2017)
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - Storm of the Century (1999)
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
-X- Nation of Origin: Thailand - Phobia 2 (2009)
--- Nazi -
-X- Prom - Tragedy Girls (2017)
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Scarecrows -
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
--- Takes Place in a Hospital -
-X- Takes Place on a College Campus or High School - Friend Request (2016)
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Television -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-X- Vampire - The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
-X- Werewolf - Bubba the Redneck Werewolf (2014)
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Friend Request (2016)
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
-X- Zombie - House of the Dead (2003)

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
--- Joe Dante -
--- Herschell Gordon Lewis -
--- Tim Lucas -
--- George A. Romero -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, DVD, Storm of the Century.
-X- Second format, Steaming (Netflix), Friend Request.
-X- Third format, BD, House of Wax.

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, Thai, Phobia 2.
-X- Second language, Korean, I Saw the Devil.
-X- Third language, Basque, Errementari.

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars an Arquette (Rosanna, David, Patricia, Richmond, Alexis) -
--- Features music by a rock band -
-X- Was made in the 1960s - The Strangler (1964)
--- Features an investigation by Ed and Lorraine Warren -
--- Was written by Stephen King -
-X- Features snow - 13 Nights of Elvira: Hideous! (1997)
--- Has the words "Don't" in the title -
--- Was directed by David DeCoteau -
--- Stars Brinke Stevens -
--- Takes place at a strip club, 2 -
--- Features a nun or priest -

Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 - Phantom of the Opera (1925)
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
-X- 1950 - House of Wax (1953)
-X- 1960 - Night of the Living Dead (1968)
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
-X- 1990 - Storm of the Century (1999)
-X- 2000 - Rogue (2007)
-X- 2010 - Little Evil (2017)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Jump Scare -
-X- No Cell Coverage - House of the Dead (2003)
--- The Abandoned Place -
-X- The Vengeful Spirit - Nightmare Castle (1965)
--- Death By Sex -
--- The Final Girl -
-X- Flickering Lights - Storm of the Century

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

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 25th Anniversary of Vincent Price's Death -
-X- 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - Night of the Living Dead (1968)
--- 100th Birthday of Evelyn Ankers -
--- 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 2 -


Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
-X- PG-13 - Storm of the Century
-X- R - Friend Request (2016)
-X- NC-17 - The Evil Dead [1981)
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- M -
-X- GP - House of Wax (1953)


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



Theme Nights

Spoiler:

-X- 10/01: In 1968 the Recently Dead Get Up and Walk. A Copyright Suddenly Vanishes.
The Social Commentary Makes Everyone Talk. - They're Coming to Get You, Barbara! The 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead - House of the Dead (2005)
-X- 10/02: A Critic-Compiled List of Favorites that Left an Indelible Imprint
It's Full of Cult, Classics, Obscure ...Damn, Out of Print! - Studies in Terror - Nightmare Castle (1965)
-X- 10/03: Just When You Thought It Safe To Go Back in the Water...
Along Come the Italians Bringing the Regurgitated Slaughter! - Jawsploitation - Rogue (2007)
-X- 10/04: Claustrophobia is the Least of Your Worries...
These Demonic Death Boxes Will Drop You 100 Stories! - Elevator Horrors - Friend Request (2016)
-X- 10/05: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Phobia 2 (2009)
-X- 10/06: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
-X- 10/07: Monster Kids Unite! Chiller Theatre Brings the Fright! - Universal Monster Movies - Phantom of the Opera (1925)
-X- 10/08: Creepy with an Atmosphere of Paranoia & Dread
It's Mysteriously Lurking in the Shadows ...Or Under Your Bed! - Atmospheric Horror Films - It Follows (2014)
-X- 10/09: The Decade of Decadence Aged and Fermented
Full of Big Hair, Grace Jones, and the Totally Demented! - Cheesy '80s Horror - Madman (1981)
-X- 10/10: Candles Lit. Throats Slit. - Bloody Birthday Parties - Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
-X- 10/11: Canines with Hydrophobia, Swamps with Creatures From the Abyss,
and Cabins Deep Within the Woods ...Hey, Cujo's Taking a Piss! - Dogs / Bogs / & Logs - Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
-X- 10/12: Left Deserted and Alone in a Post-Apocalyptic Earthbound Hell
Steer Clear of the Mutant Hellspawns & Things Will Turn Out Just Swell - Apocalyptic Horror - It Comes at Night (2017)
-X- 10/13: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror - The Blood Spattered Bride (1972)
-X- 10/14: Original Soundtracks in the Key of Death That Are Eclectic In Every Way
Just Don't Play Them Backwards, Or the Demons Will Come Out to Play - Rocktober Blood - The 100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks - The Evil Dead (1981)
-X- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror - Hereditary (2018)
-X- 10/16: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers / Giallos / Serial Killers - Terrifier (2017)
-X- 10/17: The Beaches Are Closed Early This Season...
Visitors Being Sucked Into Oblivion Could Potentially Be the Reason - Blood on the Beach - Long Weekend (1978)
-X- 10/18: Fresh As That Chemically-Induced New Car Smell...
These Films for the Modern Age Will Unleash a Little Hell - Modern Horror Films - The Strangers (2008)
-X- 10/19: Rhonda's the Quintessential Blonde with Lots of Curves
Also There's Gilbert Who Just Plain Gets On Your Nerves - The Horrors of USA Up All Night - Chopping Mall (1986)
-X- 10/20: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Prism Entertainment / Video Stores - Psychos in Love (1987)
-X- 10/21: Bela's Belated Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires - The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
-X- 10/22: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 6 - The Seventh Victim (1943), The Astro-Zombies (1968), Body Melt (1993)
-X- 10/23: Newscasters Are Beaming Emergency Broadcasts On Every Station...
The Radioactive Venus Space Probe Crash Spells Total Eradication! - Horrorspondents: You're On The Air! - Black Christmas (2006)
-X- 10/24: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - When Animals Dream (2014)
-X- 10/25: High Caliber Films Determined By Mass Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - IMDB Highest Rated Horror - Evilspeak (1981)
-X- 10/26: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankenstein / Mad Doctors - Young Frankenstein (1974)
-X- 10/27: Mass Marathon of the Damned (9) Presents...
The Texas-Bred Host with Crazy Drive-In Totals Returns Anew
And the World's Foremost Horror Movie Mag with Gratuitous Horror Fu! -
They Live! The Return of Joe Bob Briggs -&- Fangoria Magazine - Opera (1987)
-X- 10/28: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights.
Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
-X- 10/29: Elaborate Games Played In a Puzzle-Ridden Room of Death
Orchestrated By a Sadistic Dying Killer Gasping For His Last Breath - Live or Die? Make Your Choice - Mind Games - Would You Rather (2012)
-X- 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 - Demon Wind (1990)
-X- 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 - Halloween (2007)

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Total = 138 / First Time Views = 116 / This was my 9th Horror Challenge



2018-10-01
1. American Horror House (2012) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-02
2. House Of The Witch (2017) Syfy On Demand
3. Ferocious Planet (2011) Syfy On Demand
4. The Night Before Halloween (2016) Syfy On Demand
5. Flight 7500 (2014) Syfy On Demand
6. Sorority Row (2009) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-03
7. Lake Noir (2015) YouTube
8. See No Evil (2006) Syfy On Demand
9. See No Evil 2 (2014) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-04
10. Don't Let The Riverbeast Get You (2013) YouTube
11. Evilspeak (1981) YouTube
12. Rifftrax: Day Of The Animals (1977/2017) My DVDR
2018-10-05
13. Contamination .7 (1993) YouTube
14. Freakshow (1989) YouTube
15. Rifftrax: The Happening (2008/2008) My DVDR
2018-10-06
16. Demon Wind (1990) YouTube
17. Spookies (1986) YouTube
18. Rise Of The Zombies (2012) Syfy On Demand
19. The Dinosaur Experiment (2012) YouTube
2018-10-07
20. Incubus (1966) YouTube
21. Annihilator (1986) YouTube
22. Terror In The Crypt (1964) YouTube
23. Star Crystal (1986) YouTube
2018-10-08
24. Fraternity Demon (1992) YouTube
25. Dead 7 (2016) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-09
26. You Might Be The Killer (2018) Syfy On Demand
27. Deadly Friend (1986) TCM On Demand
28. Knock Knock (2007) Download
2018-10-10
29. The Slayer (1982) YouTube
30. Devour (2005) My DVD
31. The Plague (2006) My DVD
2018-10-11
32. Venom (2005) Starz Encore On Demand
33. Sleepy Hollow (1999) Starz Encore On Demand
34. The Boy (2015) Syfy On Demand
35. Night Of The Creeps (1986) Mom's DVD
36. Insanitarium (2008) My DVD
2018-10-12
37. Fatal Games (1984) YouTube
38. Beyond Darkess (1990) Download
39. Demon Hole (2016) Online
40. Vinyan (2008) My DVD
41. Ouija (2014) FXM On Demand
2018-10-13
42. Scarecrow (2002) YouTube
43. Scarecrow Slayer (2003) YouTube
44. Shocker (1989) Starz Encore On Demand
45. Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) Syfy On Demand
46. Scarecrow Gone Wild (2004) Download
47. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) TCM
2018-10-14
48. Slugs: The Movie (1988) YouTube
Movie: bell rings, teacher says ''Hold on a moment everybody''
YouTube Subtittles: hold on laundry why not foot baths

49. Devil's Express (1976) YouTube
50. Brain Damage (1988) YouTube
51. Insidious (2010) Syfy On Demand
52. Insidious Chapter 2 (2013) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-15
53. Wolfcop (2014) Download
54. Insidious Chapter 3 (2015) Syfy On Demand
55. Phobia (1980) YouTube
56. Cucuy The Boogeyman (2018) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-16
57. Deadtime Stories (1985) Shout Factory TV
58. Rifftrax Live! Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959/2009) My DVD
59. Elvira's Movie Macabre: The Devil's Wedding Night (1973/1981) Shout Factory TV
60. Psycho Shark (2009) My DVDR
61. Godzilla Resurgence (2016) My DVDR
2018-10-17
62. Blue Vengeance (1989) YouTube
63. Symptoms (1974) YouTube
64. The Nanny (2017) Syfy On Demand
65. Barracuda (The Lucifer Project) (1978) My DVDR
2018-10-18
66. Eye Of The Cat (1969) YouTube
67. Enter The Devil (1972) YouTube
68. Jeepers Creepers (2001) My DVD
69. Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003) My DVD
2018-10-19
70. The Haunting In Connecticut (2009) Syfy On Demand
71. Dark Haul (2014) Syfy On Demand
72. Dementia 13 (2017) Syfy On Demand
73. Carry On Screaming! (1966) TCM
2018-10-20
74. Haunted High (2012) Syfy Channel
75. The Quiet Ones (2014) Syfy On Demand
76. The Haunting In Connecticut 2: Ghosts Of Georgia (2013) Syfy Channel
77. Jeepers Creepers 3 (2017) Syfy Channel
78. Killer High (2018) Syfy Channel
79. The Old Dark House (1932) TCM On Demand
80. The Robot Vs. The Aztec Mummy (1957) TCM On Demand
2018-10-21
81. No Escape Room (2018) Syfy On Demand
82. Die Sister, Die! (1972) Retrovision Classic Movies
83. Stripperland! (2011) SnagFilms
84. Snakehead Terror (2004) Syfy On Demand
85. SnakeHead Swamp (2014) Syfy On Demand
86. Scream Of The Banshee (2011) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-22
87. Grave Halloween (2013) Download
88. Breaking Wind (2012) Download
89. Troll (1986) My DVD
90. Troll 2 (1991) My DVD
91. Children Of The Corn: Genesis (2011) AMC On Demand
2018-10-23
92. The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957) TCM
93. Halloween (2007) AMC On Demand
94. Caesar And Otto's Summer Camp Massacre (2009) YouTube
00. Caesar And Otto In The House Of Dracula (2009) YouTube
Note: This Short = 9 minutes
00. Caesar And Otto Meet Dracula's Lawyer (2010) YouTube
Note: This Short = 15 minutes / Shorts Total so far = 24 minutes
95. Doom Asylum (1987) YouTube
96. Beneath (2013) Syfy On Demand
97. Pharaoh's Curse (1957) TCM On Demand
98. Karma (2018) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-24
99. Seven Deaths In The Cats Eyes (1973) YouTube
100. Silver Bullet (1985) AMC On Demand
102. Bloodbath At The House Of Death (1984) My DVDR
2018-10-25
103. The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014) Vudu
Note: Of ''The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen'' I've seen 43 of them (and own 27)!
The only ones I've never seen are 42, 23, 20, 19, 14, 12 & 10!

000. Frankenweenie (1984) Disney Family Movies On Demand
Note: This Short = 32 minutes / Shorts Total so far = 56 minutes
104. The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra (2001) My DVD
2018-10-26
105. Splinter (2008) Online
Note: # 20
106. Leatherface (2017) Syfy On Demand
107. The Dentist (1996) Online
Note: # 42
108. Wind Chill (2007) My DVD
109. The Kiss Of The Vampire (1963) Download
2018-10-27
110. Eli Roth's History Of Horror: Zombies (2018-10-14) AMC On Demand
Note: One hour long episode + 56 minutes of shorts (should) count as a full entry!
111. Eli Roth's History Of Horror: Slashers Part I & Part II (2018-10-21 & 22) AMC On Demand
Note: Two hour long episodes.
112. Session 9 (2001) Download
Note: # 19
113. Audition (1999) Download
Note: # 10
114. Alone With Her (2006) Download
Note: # 14
115. Spring Break Shark Attack (2005) My DVD
116. Suspiria (1977) My DVD
000. SNL Halloween (2017-10-28) NBC
Note: 67 minutes.
2018-10-28
000. The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special (2017-10-28) NBC
Note: 27 minutes. 94 minutes so far.
117. The Simpsons "Treehouse Of Horror XXIX" (2018-10-21) Fox On Demand
Note: 23 minutes. Total 117 minutes.
118. Ice Cream Man (1995) YouTube
119. Ouija House (2018) YouTube
120. Blood Hunters (2016) YouTube
121. Harbinger (2016) YouTube
122. Sabretooth (2003) AMC On Demand
2018-10-29
123. Fear (1996) Starz Encore On Demand
124. Hellbound (1995) Starz Encore On Demand
125. Spliced (2002) YouTube
126. The Blackburn Asylum (2015) YouTube
127. Terror In The Wax Museum (1973) YouTube
2018-10-30
128. Joshua (2007) Starz Encore Suspence
Note: # 12
129. Eloise (2017) Starz Encore Suspence
130. Devil's Gate (2017) YouTube
131. The Redwood Massacre (2014) YouTube
132. Inside (2007) Download
Note: # 23 - Now I've seen all 50!
133. Invasion Roswell (2013) Syfy On Demand
134. Dead In The Water (2018) Syfy On Demand
2018-10-31
000. Eli Roth's History Of Horror: The Demon Inside (2018-10-28) AMC On Demand
Note: One hour long episode.
000. Dark Shadows - Episode 1 (1966-06-27) Dailymotion
Note: Half hour episode. Total so far 1 & 1/2 hours.
135. Dark Shadows - Episode 210 (1967-04-20) Dailymotion
Note: Half hour episode. Total 2 hours.
136. Halloween (1978) My DVD
137. Halloween II (1981) My DVD
138. Halloween III Season Of The Witch (1982) My DVD

Total = 138


116 = First Time Views

5 Favorite First Time Views
Don't Let The Riverbeast Get You (2013)
Incubus (1966)
Insidious (2010)
Killer High (2018)
You Might Be The Killer (2018)

5 Least Favorite First Time Views
Freakshow (1989)
Halloween (2007)
Lake Noir (2015)
Psycho Shark (2009)
Vinyan (2008)

2010s = 51 movies + 4 episodes of Eli Roth's History Of Horror + 2 SNL Specials + 1 short
2000s = 29 movies + 1 short
1990s = 12 movies
1980s = 21 movies + 1 short
1970s = 11 movies
1960s = 5 movies + 2 episodes of Dark Shadows
1950s = 5 movies

Rifftrax = 3
Elvira's Movie Macabre = 1


49 Online Streaming (37 movies + 2 shorts on YouTube / 2 movies on Shout Factory TV / 1 movie on Retrovision Classic Movies / 1 movie on SnagFilms / 1 movie on Vudu / 2 episodes of Dark Shadows on Dailymotion / 3 movies from other places)

46 On Demand (31 movies on Syfy On Demand / 5 movies on Starz Encore On Demand / 4 movies on TCM On Demand / 4 movies & 4 episodes of Eli Roth's History Of Horror on AMC On Demand / 1 movie on FXM On Demand / 1 short on Disney Family Movies On Demand / 1 Treehouse Of Horror on Fox On Demand)

17 DVDs (16 mine / 1 of my Mom's)

12 Downloads

11 Over The Air (4 movies on Syfy / 3 movies on TCM / 2 movies on Starz Encore Suspence / 2 Specials on NBC)

6 DVDRs

This was only my 9th challenge.

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