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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

I found this today and it appears it could become interesting. Basically an Instagram for horror fans.

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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Surfinhank also gets my vote for best list
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My simple stats are as follows: 12th year doing the challenge, 111 movies watched, finished Subsets, finished Theme Nights and finished Checklist. My more detailed stats will follow later and I am still sticking around here!
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I loved the lists that gave reviews (or just comments) and the lists that gave their movies ratings but ultimately I have to vote for surfinhank for best list.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

I finalized my list: 6th year doing the challenge, 72 movies watched, finished checklist, finished theme nights, finished subset films.

Usually it happened the last weekend of October, but with the usual venue being closed permanently, I'll take what I can get as I get to continue the Horror Challenge madness into November as I go once again to the Exhumed Films 24 Hour Horrorthon tomorrow into Sunday. Since it is the night daylight savings ends and we gain an hour, they are doing 15 movies instead of the usual 14, so it will probably be more like 26+ hours. Should be a fun time as it always is!
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

I am definitely voting for Surfinhank for best list. Loved how he did that!

Also, thanks again Chad for doing a great job with this.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)



In an effort to keep FTVs high, this was a year marked with b-string Vampires, Werewolves, Zombies, Aliens, Monsters & Garments. This was my 12th year of participation & my 12 year of hitting the coveted 100+ mark. The 110 films I watched this year were in 8 languages hit every theme night but as has been the case for the last several years did not complete the checklist.

Number of 1st time views:
101 out of 110 - 91.8% vs. (2020 - 89.8%)

Number of 1st time drinks:
13 out of 38 - 34.2% vs (2020 - 54.8%)


Number of titles viewed with wife or daughter:
33 out of 110 - 30% vs. (2020 - 28.7%)










Most watched Sub-Genre / Type
1). Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - 40 out of 110 - (36.4%)
2). Comedy / Spoof - 19 out of 110 - (17.3%)
3). Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - 17 out of 110 - (15.5%)

Highest Rated First Time Views
(4.5 out of 5 or better)

Slither - 4.5
Silent Madness 3D - 4.5
Commentary For Trilogy Of Terror II - 4.5
A Quiet Place Part II - 4.5
The Hunt - 4.5
Mandy - 5
Commentary For Galaxy Of Terror - 4.5
Fear Street Part One: 1994 - 5
The Omen - 4.5
Dude Bro Party Massacre III - 4.5
Firestarter - 4.5

Notable 4's
Trailer Trauma 3: 80's Horrorthon
Little Monsters
Malignant
Wacko
Mom And Dad

My Lowest Rated Titles Of The Challenge
(1.5 out of 5 or lower (1 being the lowest possible
score))
Blood Cult - 1.5
The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here! - 1.5
Sleepy Hollow High - 1


Best Oktoberfest Beer:
Rahr & Son's Brewing Company: Oaktoberfest

Best Pumpkin Beer:
Samuel Adams: Jack-O


Best Horror Companion Dog
Boy the dog from Love And Monsters
Runner Up
Not quite a Dingo from Road Games

Best 3D Gimmickry
Silent Madness 3D

Not So Terrible Baddie
Rape-y witch from the past from Witching Time

Special Feature Better Than The Feature
Commentary For Trilogy Of Terror II

Favorite Final Girl
Crystal from The Hunt

Best Hair Themed Anthology Segment
Hair from Body Bags
Runner Up
The Wig from 3 A.M.

Most Cringe
David Niven in blackface in Old Dracula

Biggest Real Life Yikes
Serial killer inspiration for the Cropsey urban legend

WTF Award
Malignant

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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Managed to watch exactly 100 movies, and 48 first time views which I'm a little impressed with.

Subset, Themes, Checklist are completed.

Will finish my watched list tomorrow night hopefully.
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Now I feel like there should be an award for the best results post. Very well done, SterlingBen!
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

SterlingBen is either an accountant (like me by the way) or very type A or both!

great job with the graphs
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

List complete. Made my goal of 100 by the skin of my teeth. Thanks to a nasty Nor'Easter, I was without power for four days the last week of October.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

My list is finalized! I ended up watching 49 movies and one short film, and 32 of those were first time views. My favorite FTVs were Cure, Misery, The Spiral Staircase (1946), and Cat People (1982). It was a really fun month of viewing despite a wedding weekend, family obligations, being rear-ended, and some work stress taking up a lot of movie viewing time.

Somehow, I completely overlooked winning a prize. PMed my address in case another winner hadn't been selected since I missed it.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

LIST COMPLETE

Subset: Completed
Theme: Completed
Checklist:
Completed
Total Watched: 100
First Time Views: 48

Streaming - 55
Blu-ray - 41
UHD - 3
DVD - 1


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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

141.25 is my total
Checklist, subset and theme nights all complete
My 16th year
vote for Surfinhank
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

My list is final.

Total: 34 (lame, I know)
FTVs: 13

Favorite FTV: Ginger Snaps
Favorite rewatch: Bloody Birthday

Vote for best list: rbrown498

to Chad for his usual awesomeness in running this Challenge!
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

I think I mentioned my list is finalized. Just making sure.
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Originally Posted by Toddarino
I think I mentioned my list is finalized. Just making sure.
Same here. My list is final.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Total Views: 138 (same as last year)
102 FTVs (73.91%) / 95 Blu-ray / 12 UHD / 35 Streaming
Goals: 150 total / 100 FTVs / 100 BD/UHD / Theme Nights

Spoiler:
BEST MOVIES (FIRST TIME VIEWING)
Queens of Evil (1976)
Malignant (2021) - eye rolling logic be damned, just for sheer entertainment value
Coming Soon (Program na winyan akat) (2008)
Howl of the Devil (El aullido del diablo) (1988) - Naschy!
Titane (2021)
Possessor (2020)
Massacre at Central High (1976)
The Queen of Black Magic (2019) - loving anything these days associated with Joko Anwar
Don't Panic (1987)
A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

Honorable Mention:
Silent Madness 3D (1984)

BEST "BETTER ON A 2nd VIEWING" MOVIE
Curse of the Demon (1957)
WNUF Halloween Special (2013)
Ghost Story (1981)
Blood for Dracula (1974)

IT'S CHEESETASTIC!
The Black Cat (Il gatto nero) (1989)
Necromancer (1988)
Rest In Pieces (1987)
Cruel Jaws (1995)

"WTF DID I JUST WATCH?"
Cradle of Fear (2001)
Attack of the Adult Babies (2017)
Mahakaal (1994)

IMAGINE MY SURPRISE (aka "Holy shit! I actually enjoyed that!")
Killer Barbys (1996)
Night Feeder (1988)
Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
Dracula's Fiancee (La fiancée de Dracula) (2002)
Demonia (1990) - mid-tier Fulci is still fun Fulci

THE BOOB TUBE
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Savage Weekend (1979)
Rush Week (1989)
Patrick Still Lives (1980)

ABSENT-MINDED THEATER: ACCIDENTAL 2ND TIME VIEWINGS
Murder Mansion (1972)
Orgy of the Living Dead (aka "The Hanging Woman") (1973)

WORST FTVs
Halloween Kills (2021)
Nobody Sleeps In the Woods Tonight 2 (2021)
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

My list is complete. A couple of small adjustments but final total is still the same.

Total watched: 132
FTVs: 82
14th challenge
Themes complete
Daily subset complete

My least viewed format was DVD with just one viewing. My most viewed format was Blu-ray with 64. I watched 10 3d Blu-rays and 12 UHDs.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Still cleaning up my list, but mostly complete.

total 100+
16th year
themes completed
subest completed
extended checklist completed
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One final reminder, which is identical to last year's...

The deadline for having your stats / list finalized for additional entries and the 'best list' voting is 12:30 AM EST. The winners will be announced later tonight.


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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

My list is finalized!

Total number of viewings: 71
Total number of first time viewings (FTV☼): 48
Theme night challenge: complete
Subset list challenge: complete
Number of challenges: 10

Top Ten FTVs

in alphabetical order
The Amityville Horror
Carrie
Dead & Buried
Evil Dead Trap
Family Portraits
Ghost Stories
Halloween Kills
Possessor
The Wind
Witchfinder General

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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)




THE SURFINHANK "BEST LIST" AWARD
DVD TALK/IB MYSTERY PRIZE PACK #1

Surfinhank
Unlike last year this was not a close race. More votes cast than in recent years, too.

DVD TALK/IB MYSTERY PRIZE PACK #2
KaBluie

DVD TALK/IB MYSTERY PRIZE PACK #3
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Courtesy of...



DVD Talk / IB prize pack winners - PM your address info to IBJoel.


And a special thanks to everyone involved with the prize offerings and distribution - Rich Hamilton (GoldenWheels) of Hamilton Book, Joel Morris (IBJoel) of DVD Talk/Internet Brands, and the Internet Brands warehouse workers!



Outcomes courtesy of the Random.org list randomizer, and, of course, special assistance by David Lynch and the jar:



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(Random.org initially selects the order. The top 10 are then decided upon by whatever number the jar provides for Mr. Lynch that day. Today's lucky number was 4.)


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Congrats folks!

Thanks to the sponsors and, especially, Chad for all his work running yet another good challenge!
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Thanks Chad!

I just sent IBJoel the info!

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