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October 1st:
5:45 pm, Marooned(1969): Gregory Peck, David Janssen, and Richard Crenna star in the sci-fi film about three astronauts who find themselves face to face with a slow death when their rockets fail while on a mission in outer space.

October 2nd:

8:00 pm, Dracula (1931): Director Tod Browning’s version of the vampire classic starring Bela Lugosi as the mysterious Count Dracula9:30 pm, Cat People (1942): Producer Val Lewton’s film starring Simone Simon as a shy woman who fears an ancient familial curse that will cause her to turn into a deadly panther when she gives herself over to passion.


11:00 pm, House on Haunted Hill (1958): Vincent Price stars in this William Castle classic about an eccentric millionaire who offers a group of stranger $10,000 each if they survive the night in the reportedly haunted Hill House. Castle famously employed “Emergo” during theatrical performances which involved skeletons flying through the theater on strings.


October 3rd:
12:30 am The Haunting (1963): Julie Harris leads the cast in this atmospheric adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s novel about a psychiatrist running experiments inside a terrifyingly haunted house.


October 5th:
4:30 pm, Blood and Black Lace (1964): A killer stalks the models at a posh design house in this Mario Bava classic.


6:00 pm, Lured (1947): Lucille Ball stars as a woman determined to catch the serial killer who murdered her best friend. George Sanders and Boris Karloff also star in this classic suspense thriller.


October 9th:
8:00 pm, The Ghoul (1933): This English horror film stars Boris Karloff as an Egyptologist who rises from the dead after a jewel is stolen from his tomb.


9:30 pm, The Black Sleep(1956): A brain surgeon’s experiments end in terrifying results. The film stars Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, and Lon Chaney, Jr.


11:00 pm, Mark of the Vampire (1935): This remake of Tod Browning’s London After Midnight features Lionel Barrymore and Bela Lugosi in the tale of vampires terrorizing a European village.


October 10th:
12:15 am, Night of the Living Dead (1968): George A. Romero’s classic horror film gave zombies an entirely new name, though they never use the term in the film.


October 12th:
6:00 am, The Reptile (1966): Snake worshipers turn an explorer’s daughter into a terrifying creature.


7:45 am, The Killer Shrews (1959): This creature feature is exactly what the title says. A scientist creates a formula that turns regular shrews into giant, man-eating beasts on a Texas island.


9:00 am, King Kong (1933): The one that started them all! Fay Wray stars in this film about the giant ape Kong well known for its climactic scene atop the Empire State Building.


11:00 am, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953): Prehistoric rhedosaurus wreaks havoc when thawed after an atom-bomb blast with effects by Ray Harryhausen.


12:30 pm, Godzilla (1954): American nuclear testing unleashes a prehistoric creature in this classic starring Akira Takarada and Momoko Kochi.


2:00 pm, Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954): During an Amazonian expedition, a group of explorers meet the Gill Man.


3:30 pm, Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961): A murderer blames a legendary creature from the sea for his crime only to have the actual creature show up.


4:45 pm, The Green Slime (1969): The inhabitants of a space station are slowly turned into terrifying creatures by a mysterious fungus that has invaded their vessel.


6:30 pm, Night of the Lepus (1972): Janet Leigh stars in this film about giant, man-eating rabbits!


9:30 pm, Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965): The fabled Time Lord helps fight off the vicious robots.


11:00 pm, Daleks–Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966): The Time Lord helps future humans fight off an invasion from murderous robots.


October 13th:
12:30 am, She (1965): Ursula Andress stars in this film about explorers discover a lost kingdom ruled by an immortal queen.


October 14th:
12:00 pm, The Unknown (1927): Joan Crawford and Lon Chaney star in this silent film about an escaped killer who pretends to be an armless man in a sideshow.


2:30 pm, The Thirteenth Chair (1929): Tod Browning directed this film about a phony medium determined to prove her protege is innocent of murder. No trailer available.



4:00 pm, Freaks (1932): Tod Browning’s terrifying classic about a circus sideshow with a climax that you have to see to believe.


5:15 pm, Mark of the Vampire (1935): This remake of Tod Browning’s London After Midnight features Lionel Barrymore and Bela Lugosi in the tale of vampires terrorizing a European village.


6:30 pm, The Devil-Doll (1936): A Devil’s Island escapee shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls. Directed by Tod Browning.


October 15th:
1:45 pm, The Bad Seed (1956): Is evil a matter of nature or nurture? That’s the question in this chilling film about a perfect little girl with a very, very dark side.


October 16th:
8:00 am, Little Shop of Horrors (1960): Roger Corman’s classic campy extravaganza about a lowly store clerk who finds himself in deep trouble after he discovers a brand new plant with a taste for human blood.


9:15 am, Village of the Damned (1960): A mysterious blackout leads to terrifying results when the women in a British village give birth to super-powered, seemingly emotionless children.


10:45 am, The Brain that Wouldn’t Die (1962): Director Joseph Green collected this sci-fi/horror film about a scientist who keeps his wife’s head alive while he searches for a new body for her.


12:15 pm, Carnival of Souls (1962): This cult classic follows a woman haunted by the dead and the undead after she survives a car accident.


1:45 pm, Dementia 13 (1963): Members of an Irish family are killed off by one of their own in this classic suspense thriller written and directed by a 24-year-old Francis Ford Coppola.


3:15 pm, The Raven (1963): Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Boris Karloff star in Roger Corman’s very loose adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem.


4:45 pm, Spider Baby (1964): Lon Chaney, Jr. stars in this film by Jack Hill about greedy relatives attempting to repossess the home of an inbred southern family.


6:15 pm, The Nanny (1965): Bette Davis stars in this film about a disturbed young man determined to prove that his nanny is trying to kill him.


8:00 pm, Dead of Night (1945): Guests gather at a country estate and regale each other with tales of the supernatural. Includes a brilliant performance by Michael Redgrave.


10:00 pm, Twice-Told Tales (1963): Vincent Price and Sebastian Cabot star in this anthology based on chilling tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne.


October 17th:
12:15 am, Black Sabbath (1963): Mario Bava directed this trio of terrifying tales presented by Boris Karloff.


5:45 pm, Rollerball (1975): James Caan and John Houseman star in this film about a bloody sport in a dystopian future.


October 18th:
1:45 am, The Fearless Vampire Killers (1966): Hilarious horror comedy about a bumbling professor attempting to track down and kill vampires in Eastern Europe.


3:45 am, House of Dark Shadows (1970): Jonathan Frid returns to the role of Barnabas Collins who seeks to end his vampiric curse in order to marry the woman who is the reincarnation of his lost love.


October 19th:

6:00 am, I Married a Witch (1942): A 300 year old witch killed in Salem returns to haunt the descendant of the man who burned her at the stake. There’s only one problem. She falls in love with him.


8:00 pm, The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tale comes to life as Sherlock Holmes investigates a British estate haunted by a deadly hound. Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee star in this Hammer Films production.


9:30 pm, Horror of Dracula (1958): Chrisopher Lee stars as the legendary Count Dracula opposite Peter Cushing in this Hammer Films production based on the Stoker classic.


11:15 pm, The Mummy (1959): A resurrected mummy stalks the Egyptologists who defiled his tomb.


October 20th:
1:00 am, The Curse of Frankenstein (1957): More Hammer Films goodness, this time with their take on the Mary Shelley classic.


2:45 am, Frankenstein Created Woman (1967): Things get strange when Frankenstein puts the brain of a deadly killer into the body of a beautiful woman.


4:30 am, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed(1970): The Baron is back, and this time he’s blackmailing a pair of siblings into helping him with his experiments.


October 22nd:
11:30 pm, The Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933): Lionel Atwill and Fay Wray star in this film about a disfigured sculptor who turns murder victims into wax statues.


October 23rd:
1:00 am, Night of the Living Dead (1968): George A. Romero’s classic zombie film that started a whole movement.


8:00 pm, Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954): This classic creature feature has some of the most glorious underwater footage ever shown onscreen in this tale of an expedition to the Amazon that runs afoul of the Gill Man.


9:30 pm, The Blob (1958): Steve McQueen stars as a rebellious teen trying to save his small town from a gelatinous alien monster that’s growing at an alarming rate.


10:15 pm, The Tingler (1959): This classic team-up between William Castle and Vincent Price produced a creature that could only be subdued by screaming. Then Castle had motors placed in theater seats to encourage the audience to get involved!


October 24th:
12:45 am, The Thing from Another World (1951): Deep in the arctic, a group of scientists fight off a terrifying alien life form after it’s removed from the permafrost.


2:15 pm, Brainstorm (1983): A scientist battles the military for control of a machine that records sensory experiences-including death. The film stars Louise Fletcher, Christopher Walken, and Natalie Wood.


October 25th:
1:45 am, The Werewolf (1956): Scientists seeking a treatment for radiation poisoning unintentionally turn a man into a bloodthirsty werewolf.


3:15 am, The Howling (1981): Dee Wallace stars in this werewolf classic from the 80s as a reporter who finds herself changed after she survives an attack by a killer.


5:00 am, The Mummy (1932): Boris Karloff stars in the original Universal classic about an ancient mummy returned from the dead to seek the reincarnation of his lost love.


5:30 pm, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962): Bette Davis and Joan Crawford star in this film about two sisters locked away in their home and the terrifying hatred between them.


October 26th:
12:00 am, Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922): This silent “documentary” about the history of witchcraft from the middle ages through the 20th century is as visually stunning as it is compelling.


2:00 am, Diabolique (1955): The wife and mistress of a tyrannical school headmaster team up to plot his death.


4:15 am, Eyes Without a Face (1959): A desperate, demented surgeon steals the faces of beautiful young women in an attempt to heal his daughter’s scarred face.


6:00 am, The Beast with Five Fingers (1946): After he is murdered, a pianist’s hands return to seek vengeance.


11:15 am, Where Danger Lives (1950): A psychopath draws her doctor into her deadly schemes.


1:00 pm, Fingers at the Window (1942): A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.


8:00 pm, Nothing but the Night (1972): A police inspector teams with a doctor to investigate the murders of the trustees of a vast fortune.


9:45 pm, Madhouse (1974): Peter Cushing and Vincent Price star in this film about a horror’s stars attempted “comeback” marred by a string of murders.


11:30 pm, From Beyond the Grave (1973): A horror anthology set around items in a mysterious antique shop.


October 27th:
1:30 am, Scream and Scream Again (1970): The police are on the trail of a killer who drains his victims of their blood in this film starring Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, and Christopher Lee.


3:15 am, The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973): More vampire goodness from Hammer Films with Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.


4:45 am, Dracula AD 1972 (1972): Cult members accidentally resurrect Count Dracula.


October 29th:
6:00 am, Haunted Gold (1932): John Wayne stars in this western about a cowboy and his girl who find themselves at odds with bandits and a ghost in a fight over an abandoned mine.


7:00 am, The Devil-Doll (1936): An escapee from Devil’s Island shrinks down murderous slaves and sells them as dolls to his victims.


11:00 am, Tormented (1960): A composer is haunted by his former lover, whom he let die.


2:15 pm, Night of Dark Shadows (1971): A man and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches.


4:00 pm, Indestructible Man (1956): Scientific experiments accidentally revive an executed criminal and make him impervious to harm, prompting him to seek revenge on his former partners. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. and Casey Adams.


5:15 pm, From Hell It Came (1957): When a South Seas prince is framed for murder and executed, he returns from the dead as a vengeful tree.


6:30 pm, Death Curse of Tartu (1966): After a group of archeology students disturb the grave of a witch-doctor, they are haunted by an apparition that takes form as an alligator, snake, shark, or zombie.


October 30th:
6:30 am, Doctor X (1932): A reporter investigates a series of cannibalistic murders at a medical college. Starring Fay Wray and Lionel Atwill.


8:00 am, The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932): A Chinese warlord threatens explorers in search of a key to global power.


9:30 am, The Most Dangerous Game (1932): A big game hunter decides that humans are the ultimate prey.


10:45 am, Island of Lost Souls (1932): Charles Laughton stars in this adaptation of H.G. Wells’s novel, The Island of Doctor Moreau about a scientist who performs bizarre experiments creating animal/human hybrids.


12:00 pm, White Zombie (1932): Bela Lugosi stars as a “zombie master” who torments a young couple on their honeymoon in Haiti.


1:30 pm, The Vampire Bat (1933): Villagers suspect a “simple man” of being a vampire.


2:45 pm, The Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933): A disfigured sculptor turns murder victims into wax figures.


4:15 pm, Mad Love (1935): Peter Lorre stars in this film about a mad doctor who attaches the hands of a dead killer to a concert pianist’s wrists.


5:30 pm, The Walking Dead (1936): A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.


6:45 pm, The Return of Doctor X (1939): Humphrey Bogart stars in this film about a murderous man who returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.


8:00 pm, The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959): A family tries to fight off a voodoo curse that will kill each one.


9:15 pm, Eye of the Devil (1966): A French nobleman abandons his wife and children because of an ancient family curse. David Niven and Deborah Kerr star along with Sharon Tate and Donald Pleasence.


11:00 pm, The Devil Rides Out (1968): Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.


October 31st: Happy Halloween!!
12:45 am, The Wicker Man (1974): The folk horror film that most easily comes to mind when the subgenre is brought up in conversation. A conservative police officer visits an island to investigate the disappearance of a young girl.


6:00 am, Freaks (1932): Tod Browning’s classic about a circus sideshow will make your skin crawl.


7:15 am, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932): Frederic March stars in the classic adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel about a scientist who unleashes his dark half upon an unsuspecting world.


9:00 am, House of Wax (1953): Vincent Price stars as a scarred sculptor who populates his museum with corpses.


10:45 am, Children of the Damned (1964): A sequel to Village of the Damned about a group of children with psychic powers.


12:30 pm, The Bad Seed (1956): You’ll never look at a sweet-faced child the same way again after you’ve met the villainous Rhoda.


2:45, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945): Early adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic novella about a handsome young man who retains his youth as a portrait of himself grows old and displays the darkness of his soul.


4:45 pm, The Wolf Man (1941): Claude Rains, Lon Chaney, Jr., and Bela Lugosi star in this film about a man cursed to become a violent werewolf when the full moon rises.


6:00 pm, The Haunting (1963): Shirley Jackson’s classic novel comes to life in this film about a group of people who gather in a notoriously haunted house starring Julie Harris and Claire Bloom.


8:00 pm, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964): Stanley Kubrick’s dark comedic classic about a U.S. general who launches an airstrike on Russia.


10:00 pm, Them! (1954): Federal agents attempt to fight back a colony of giant ants.

November 1st:
12:00 am, The Seventh Victim (1943): A woman runs afoul of a satanic cult as she attempts to find her missing sister.


1:30 am, I Walked with a Zombie (1943): A nurse uses voodoo in an attempt to save her patients.


3:00 am, The Body Snatcher (1945): A doctor turns to buying corpses from grave robbers to keep up his medical experiments.



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Thursday, September 30th

Avant-garde, Niche, & Surreal Minus the Slick & Polished Mainstream Appeal

Indie/Arthouse Crossover

Criterion / Criterion Channel / Film Movement / Kino Lorber / Kino Now / Milestone Films / Mubi /
Oscilloscope Laboratories / Powerhouse Films / Indicator / Sundance Now




Friday, October 1st


20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death.

SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear

Bars / Drunks / Beer / Drinking / Pubs / Ale


The Strasbourg Craft Beer Festival starts today in Strasbourg, France.
Slither (2006)

Discussion Thread

CHOSEN BY

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Saturday, October 2nd

It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises.

Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers

Austrian serial killer Frederick Mors "Herr Doktor" born on this day in 1889.


Sunday, October 3rd

Buried Alive and Itching to Survive

Subterranean Horror, 2

Howes Caverns "The Underworld" haunted cave tour in Howes cave, NY starts tonight at 5 PM.


Monday, October 4th


Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX

1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver)

The House That Dripped Blood released in Sweden on this day in 1971.


Tuesday, October 5th

Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams

Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary

Elvira's Haunted Hills Scream Factory Blu-ray releases today.


Wednesday, October 6th

Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries;
Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory!


School's Out ...Forever!, 2, 3

Today is National Walk to School Day.

Thursday, October 7th

She Slays Anyone in Her Way!

Ladies Who Kill

Women in Horror Exibition at the University of Tennessee Knoxville film screenings begin 10/7.

Carrie (1976)

Discussion Thread

CHOSEN BY

rbrown498

Friday, October 8th

Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast

Joe Bob Says Check it Out!

Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films

78 dead bodies

32 Breasts

Facepeeling

Multiple Aardvarking

Butcher Knife Fu

Four stars. Joe Bob says check it out!

Joe Bob's Halloween Hoedown airs tonight @ 9 PM ET on Shudder.


Saturday, October 9th


The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made

Mass Marathon of the Damned XII Presents

The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema

***Marathon is optional. Only one theme required to complete.***

It isn’t every film that features man-eating zombie sushi.
But for those searching for just that and more strange things in their viewing queue, this film guide is for you.
Organized by genre, including comedy, horror, action, drama, fantasy, and sci-fi, this title offers 300 reviews of
genre films from all over the world, 160+ photos, and exclusive interviews and quotes from the people behind some
of the most offbeat films ever made. Alongside this curated list of viewing recommendations, longtime fans and new comers to
strange cinema gain bits of fun and informative trivia. For example, David Caruso’s film debut was Without Warning (1980),
a carefree trip into the woods thwarted by killer flying alien discs. Lurking in these so-bad-they’re-good-films,
you’ll find other familiar actors like David Carradine, James Brolin,Martin Landau,
and Ryan Gosling in films like Death Race 2,000 (1975), The Car (1977), The Being (1983), and Lost River (2014).
The zombie sushi, by the way, is from Dead Sushi (2012).


Catalina Island Marathon is one of many marathons happening today.

Sunday, October 10th


Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!

The Asian Buffet of Terrors

Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino, 2 / Indonesian


Last day of the Asian Food Fest on Court Street Plaza in Cincinnati, OH.

Monday, October 11th

Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse


Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition

Shudder, 2 / Netflix / Amazon / Hulu /
HBO Max


Terrified was released on Shudder on this day in 2018

Tuesday, October 12th



Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!

In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels, 2, 3, 4 & Trilogies

Troll 2 was released on this day in 1990.


Wednesday, October 13th

Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer.
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver.


Skeptical Inquirer

Today is International Skeptics Day.


Thursday, October 14th

A Journey Into the Guts of Horror

Horror Documentaries, 2 / Film Historian Approved
Kim Newman, The Hysteria Continues, Joe Bob Briggs, Tim Lucas, Stephen Thrower


Document of the Dead premiered on DVD on this day in 1998.


Friday, October 15th


High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat


The Letterboxd Top 250

The Evil Dead was released 40 years ago on this day.
Cure (1997)

Discussion Thread

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Saturday, October 16th


R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired!

1980's Video Companies Spotlight

VCI/United, 2 3 + Video Stores

VIDEOTRON 9000 XTS-7X VERSION 2.1 SAYS SUPPORT
International Independent Video Store Day; It's Today!

Sunday, October 17th

Theaters Return! Texters Beware!

Theaters of Blood, 2

Fade to Black was released on this day in 1980.


Monday, October 18th

Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth!


Zombies, 2

Zombie Burlesque at V Theater in Planet Hollywood @ 8:30 PM tonight in Las Vegas.

The Grindhouse 2-disc CE Blu-ray from Momentum Pictures was released in the UK on this day in 2007.

Tuesday, October 19th


It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit!


Mystery Horror Films, 2

The first Mystery Spot Tour begins at 10:24 AM today in the Redwood Forests just outside of Santa Cruz, CA.

Wednesday, October 20th


Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza!

Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon

Bela Lugosi turned 139 today. / Full Hunter's Moon tonight.




Thursday, October 21st

Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear

Hooded, 2 / Cloaked Figures

The Void was screened at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival on this day in 2016.

The Masque of the Red Death was screened at the Montclair Film Festival on this day in 2020.

Friday, October 22nd

Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight.

Supernatural, 2, 3 / Quiet/Soft / Seances

The Empty Man was released in Mexico, Singapore and Uruguay on this day in 2020.


Saturday, October 23rd




The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends

The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial

Having a Ball / Masquerade Balls / Bouncy Balls / Sweaty Balls


The Shining Ball 2021 at the Stanley Hotel tonight @ 6PM CDT.

Sunday, October 24th

Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment.

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


Today is United Nations Day .

Monday, October 25th

One Word. Multiple Ways to Die.

One-Word Titles

John Carpenter's Halloween was released on this day in 1978.
Possessor (2020)

Discussion Thread

CHOSEN BY

numbercrunch

Tuesday, October 26th


Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting.

Suburban Horror, 2, 3

The Burbs was released in Brazil on this day in 1989.


Wednesday, October 27th


Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly!

The Four Seasons of Death

Winter, 2, 3 / Spring, 2 / Summer / Fall


Four Seasons Private Jets Ancient Explorer journey begins today.

Thursday, October 28th

Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations

Horror Anthologies, 2, 3, 4

Three ...Extremes was released on this day in 2005.


Friday, October 29th

Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow

All the Colors of Giallo, 2, 3, 4

Serial killer Leonard Lake was born on this day in 1945.
Opera (1987)

Discussion Thread


CHOSEN BY

Voorheeshulk

Saturday, October 30th

Evil Witches Cast Their Spell, Runaway or Discover the Demon-Infested Layers of Hell!

Devil's Night Debauchery

Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell

History of Devil's Night in Detroit.


Sunday, October 31st


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

It's Halloween.

Monday, November 1st

Comedy Plus Tragedy Equals Hilariously Horrific Death

Horror Comedies Crossover, 2


Slaxx (2020)

Discussion Thread

CHOSEN BY

Group Vote




COPY & PASTE THEMES INTO YOUR LIST

Spoiler:
--- 20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear -
--- 10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers -
--- 10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror -
--- 10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) -
--- 10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary -
--- 10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries;
Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory! - School's Out ...Forever! -
--- 10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill -
--- 10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast
Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films -
--- 10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema -
--- 10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!
The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian -
--- 10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition -
--- 10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!
In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies -
--- 10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer.
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer -
--- 10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved -
--- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 -
--- 10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores -
--- 10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood -
--- 10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
--- 10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
--- 10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends
The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
--- 10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
--- 10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 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 -






COPY & PASTE SUBSETS INTO YOUR LIST
Spoiler:
--- 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2021)

--- 10/01: SterlingBen - Slither (2006)
--- 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
--- 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
--- 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) / The Spiral Staircase (1946) / A Bay of Blood (1971) / The Frighteners (1996)
--- 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
--- 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
--- 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
--- 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
--- 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
--- 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
--- 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
--- 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
--- 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
--- 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019)
--- 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
--- 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
--- 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
--- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971) / Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)




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Code:
Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
--- Clancy Brown -
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Brad Dourif -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
--- Tiffany Shepis -
--- P.J. Soles -
--- Tony Todd -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Pino Donaggio -
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Claudio Simonetti -
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Rick Baker -
--- Joe Blasco -
--- KNB EFX Group -
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
--- Jason Blum -
--- Herman Cohen -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -

Select 2 writers:
--- Christopher Landon -
--- Dardano Sacchetti -
--- Curt Siodmak -
--- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Electrocution
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber -
--- Documentary -
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Euro Horror -
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
--- Flashback -
--- Fog, 2 -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
--- Shudder Original / Exclusive -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
--- Takes Place in a High School -
--- Takes Place in a Library -
--- Takes Place on a Mountain -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voyeurism -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1921 (100th) -
--- 1946 (75th) -
--- 1971 (50th) -
--- 1996 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre -
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Killed during sex -
--- New House, New Problems, 2 -
--- No cell phone service -
--- Making dumb decisions -
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
--- The mirror scare -
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

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

​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
--- 2010 -
--- 2020 -

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

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 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
--- Was made in the 1990s -
--- Features a LGBT character -
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
--- Features a severed head -
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
--- Features a funeral scene -
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

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

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - 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





* = CAN ALSO BE VIEWED IN 2D.

IMDB ADVANCED TITLE SEARCH

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




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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

Temporary list until the nicer one goes up...

Thursday
1. AGFA Trailer Horror Show

Friday
2. The Cellar
3. Witchtrap
4. A Quiet Place Part II
5. Baby Blood
6. Caveat

Saturday:
7. Savage Weekend
8. Death Screams
9. Silent Madness
10. All-American Murder
11. Twice Dead
12. Grizzly II: Revenge

Sunday:
13. The Terror Within
14. The Mummy's Revenge
15. The Cave
16. The Hypnotic Eye

Monday:
17. Plague Town
18. Twins of Evil




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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

The 2021 Horror Challenge
Total Viewed:5
Pace:
AFWPD: (Average FIlm Watched Per Day) 0
New Watched (denotes new): 5/5

2007: 61
2008: 62
2009: 122
2010: 107
2011: 108
2012: 153
2013: 128
2014: 115.25
2015: 166.25
2016: 104
2017: 105
2018: 100.75
2019: 109
2020: 207

100 Movies on
31 Films Completed On
Subset Completed on
Complete Checklist on
Goals: 100 (Bronze) Silver(167) Gold(200)

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September 30th
1. Wilding (Bohm, 2018) 5.5/10
2. Road Games (Franklin, 1981)6/10
3. the Devil'sRain (Fuest, 1975)5/10
October 1st
4. Bingo Hell (Fuerrero, 2021)6/10
5. Black as the Night (Go, 2021)
6. Creature (Malone, 1985)4/10
7. Slither (Gunn, 2006)6.5/10
8. Terrified (Rugna, 2017)7/10
9. Dawn of the Beast (Wemple, 2021)4/10
10. The Slayer (Cardone, 1982)
11. Wrong Turn (Nelson, 2021) 5/10
October 2nd
12. Silent Madness (Nuchtern, 1984)
13. Killer Klowns from outer Space (Chioda, 1988) 7/10
14. Grizzly 2: Revenge (Szots, 2020)3/10
15. Hell house LLC (cognetti, 2015)6/10
October 3rd
16. The Severed Arm (Alderman, 1973) 4/10
17. Vampyr (Dreyer, 1932)6/10
October 4th
18. Pyewacket (Macdonald, 2017) 6/10
19. The Phantom Carriage (Sjostrom, 1921) 6/10
20 Bay of Blood (Bava, 1971) 6.5/10
21. Seance (Barret, 2021)
22. The Fog (carpenter, 1980)6/10
23. Addam's Family 2 (Tiernan, 2021) 5/10
October 5th
24. Dominique (Anderson, 1979)5/10
25. Color Me Blood Red (Lewis, 1965) 5/10
26. Puppet Master (Schmoeller, 1989)5.5/10
27. Puppet Master 2 (Allen, 1990) 5/10
28. Beatlejuice (Burton, 1988) 6.5/10
29. Candyman (da Costa, 2021)6/10
30. Aquaslash (Gauthier, 2019)5/10
October 6th
31. Cutting Class (Pallenberg, 1989) 4/10
32. Puppet Master 3: Toulon's Revenge (Decoteau, 1991) 6/10
33. Old (Shamalan, 2021)
34. Deadly Manor (Larraz, 1990) 5/10
35. Dementer (Kinkle, 2019) 4/10
36. Frightmare (Walker, 1973) 6/10
October 7th
37. Vhs 1994 (Various, 2021) 5.5/10
38. Fear Street 1978 (Janiak, 20210)6/10
39. Blood Tide (Jeffries, 1982)5/10
40. Scared Stiff (Friedman, 1987) 5/10
41. Mysterious Doctor (Stoloff, 1943) 6/10
October 8th
42. Slumber Party Massacre 2 (Navarra-Brock, 1987) 4/10 *Joe Bob's Drive In Theatre Version*
43. Evil Toons (Olen Ray, 1992) 5/10 *Joe Bob's Drive in Theatre Version*
44. Night of the Living Dead (Savini, 1990) 6/10 *Joe Bob's Drive in Theatre Version*
45. Angel (O'niell, 1983) 6/10 *The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs Version*
46. Terror Train (Spottiswoode, 1980) 5.5/10 *the Last Drive In with Joe bob Briggs Version*
October 9th
47. Grave Robbers (Galindo, 1989) 6/10
48. Graverobbers (Wiesman, 1988) 4.5/10
49. The Mutilator (Cooper, 1984) 6/10
October 10th
50. Child's Play (Holland, 1988) 6/10
51. Child's Play 2 (Laffia, 1990) 5.5/10
52. Thir13en Ghosts (beck, 2001) 5.5/10
53. Battle Royale (Fukasaku, 2000) 7.5/10
54. Vampiros Lesbos
October 11th
55. Mortuary Collection (Spindell, 2019) 6.5/10
56. Leprechaun (Jones, 1993) 5/10
57. Leprechaun 2 (Flender, 1994)
58. Scream to a whisper (Burr, 1987)
October 12th
59. Carrie (De palma, 1976) 7/10
60. Axeman (Theney, 2013) 4/10
61. The Falling
62. Killer Crocodile (De Angelis, 1989) 5/10
63. the Frighteners (Jackson, 1996) 6/10
64.
Checklist
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
-x- Jenny Agutter - Dominique
-x- Arielle Brachfield - Axeman
--- Clancy Brown - Mourtary Tales
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
-x- Brad Dourif - Wildling
-x- Elissa Dowling - axeman
-x- Deborah Foreman - Grizzly 2
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
-x- Virginia Madsen - Candyman
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
-x Tiffany Shepis - axeman
-x- P.J. Soles - carrie
-x- Tony Todd - Candyman(2021)
--- Recently Deceased
(Daria Nicolodi, Opera) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
-x- Jesús "Jess" Franco - vampiros Lesbos
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
-x- Pete Walker - Frightmare
--- James Wan -
-x- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - Black as NIght
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
-x- Pino Donaggio - Carrie
--- Alan Howarth - planet Terror
--- Claudio Simonetti - opera
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-x- Rick Baker - Frightners
--- Joe Blasco -
--- KNB EFX Group - Planet Terror
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
-x- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) - Giantti de Rossi - Killer Crocodile

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
-x- Jason Blum - Black as Night
--- Herman Cohen -
--- Dino De Laurentiis - Evil Dead 2

Select 2 writers:
--- Christopher Landon - Freaky
-x- Dardano Sacchetti - Bay of Blood
--- Curt Siodmak -
--- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-x- *3-D Film - Silent Madness
-x- Anthology Film - Mortuary Tales
-x- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - Bay of Blood
--- Based on a True Story -
-x- Based on a Novel - Vampyr
-x- Candy Cinema, 2 - Killer Klowns from Outer Space
-x- Cannibalism - the Severed Arm
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-x- Comedy / Spoof - Killer Klowns from Outer Space
-x- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Vampyr
-x- Cryptid Cinema - Dawn of the Beast
-x- Death by: Electrocution Slumber Party Massacre
-x- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Old
-x- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber - Bay of blood
--- Documentary - In Search of Darkness
-x- Dream Horror - Vampyr
-x- Drunk Horror - Slither
-x- Euro Horror - bay fo Blood
--- Enzo Sciotti Art - Evil Dead 2
-x- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Creature
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
-x- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule - The Mysterious Doctor
-x- Firearms - vhs 1994
-x- Flashback - The Severed Arm
-x- Fog, 2 - The Fog
-x- Folk Horror - Wildling
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-x- Found Footage - Hell House LLC.
--- Frankenstein -
-x- Ghost / Haunting - Frightners
-x- Giallo - Bay of Blood
-x- J-Horror - Battle Royale
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster - Curse of the demon
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - Grizzly 2
-x- Killer / Evil Child - Battle Royale
-x- Killer / Evil Doll - Puppetmaster
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist - Planet Terror
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
-x- Name In Title - Carrie
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
-x- Psychological - dementer
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
-x- Shudder Original / Exclusive - Seance
-x- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Silent Madness
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality - Fade to Black
-x- Suicide - Carrie
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
-x- Takes Place in a High School - Seance
-x- Takes Place in a Library - Candyman
-x- Takes Place on a Mountain - Wrong Turn
-x- Takes Place on a Holiday - Phantom Carriage
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
-x- Three Installments in a Franchise - Puppet master 1-3
-x- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - Killer Klowns from Outerspace
--- Trailer Compilation -
-x- Travelogue - Bay of Blood
-x- Vampire - black as the night
-x- Voyeurism - Bay of Blood
-x- Werewolf - Wildling
-x- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Devil's rain
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie - Planet Terror

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
-x- 1921 (100th) - Phantom Carriage
--- 1946 (75th) -
-x- 1971 (50th) - Bay of Blood
-x- 1996 (25th) – the Frighteners

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-x- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre - The Devil's Rain
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
-x- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 - Killer Klowns from Outerspace
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-x- Killed during sex - Bay of Blood
-x- New House, New Problems, 2 - Pyewacket
-x- No cell phone service - Old
--- Making dumb decisions -
--- The creepy gas station attendant - Body Bags
-x- The evil doll that comes to life - Child's Play
-x- The mirror scare - Silent Madness
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle - Freaky

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-x- PG - Road Games
--- PG-13 - The Gate
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-x- Unrated - Aquaslash
--- M -
--- GP -

​Select 6 decades of film history:
-x- Pre-1930 - Phantom Carriage
-x- 1930 - Vampyr
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
-x- 1960 - Color Me Blood Red
-x- 1970 - The devil's Rain
-x- 1980 - Road Games
-x- 1990 - Puppet Master 2
-x- 2000 - Thir13en Ghosts
-x- 2010 - wildling
-x- 2020 - Bingo Hell

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

Watch films in at least three formats:
-x- First format, (Theatre), (the Addams Family 2).
-x- Second format, (Blu Ray), (Dominique).
-x- Third format, (Streaming), ().

Watch films in at least three languages:
-x- First language, (Spanish), (Terrified).
-x- Second language, (German), (Vampyr).
-x- Third language, (English, (Many).

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-x- Film #1 - Bay fo Blood
-x- Film #2 - Friday the 13th

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
-x- Features a character waking up from a nightmare - The Slayer
-x- Was made in the 1990s - Leprechaun 2
-x- Features a LGBT character - Black as Night
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
-x- Features a severed head - road Games
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
-x- Was shot in Mexico - Grave Robbers
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
-x- Features a funeral scene - Dark as Night
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

Attend a live or virtual event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.):
-x- (Fright Fest). OPTIONAL

-x- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - A Nightmare on Elm Street OPTIONAL

Venture Into the Literary World:
--x Read a Horror Novel or Novella (The Troop). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (insert title). OPTIONAL
-x- Read a Horror Magazine (Rue Morgue/Horror Hound). OPTIONAL










Subset
Spoiler:
-x- 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
-x- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing The Addams Family 2(2021)

-x- 10/01: SterlingBen - Slither (2006)
-x- 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
-x- 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
-x- 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) /
---The Spiral Staircase (1946)
-x- A Bay of Blood (1971)
-x- The Frighteners (1996)
--- 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
-x- 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
-x- 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
-x- 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
-x- 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
-x- 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
-x- 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
-x- 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
--- 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
--- 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019)
--- 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
--- 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
--- 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
--- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971)
-x- Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)










Themes
Spoiler:
-x- 20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear - Slither
-x- 10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers - Silent Madness
-x- 10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror - the Svered Arm
-x- 10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) - Phantom Carriage/Bay of Blood
-x- 10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary - Puppet Master
-x- 10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries;
Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory! - School's Out ...Forever! - Cutting Class
-x- 10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill - Vhs 1994
-x- 10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast
Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films - Angel
-x- 10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema - Geave Robbers
-x- 10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!
The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian - Battle Royale
-x- 10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition - Mortuary Collection
-x- 10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!
In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies - Prom Night 2
--- 10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer.
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer -
--- 10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved -
--- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 -
--- 10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores -
--- 10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood -
--- 10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
--- 10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
--- 10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends
The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
--- 10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
--- 10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 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 -

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

List!

10/6
1. The Owners*
2. The Resort*

10/7
3. Squid Game s1 ep1*

10/8
3.5. Squid Gsme s 1 ep2*
4. Crimson Pewk*

10/12
5. Halloween Rob Zombie*
6. Wrong Turn 2020*
7. The Forever Purge*

10/13
8. The Rental*

10/14
9. Shadow in the Clouds*
10. October Kiss (Hallmark, Halloween themed)*

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

This is me!

First Time Views: 49
Repeat Views: 20
Total Views: 69

Total time to date: 107:38:44.

Average time per viewing: 1:33:36.

1. September 30th: Road Games* (Subset) (Amazon Video Rental) (1981) (1:40:29)
2. September 30th: The Rift (Paramount+) (1990) (1:23:06)
3. October 1st: Schizoid* (Paramount+) (1980) (1:29:13)
4. October 1st: Havenhurst* (Crackle) (2016) (1:24:45)
5. October 1st: The Comedy of Terrors (Paramount+) (1963) (1:23:05)
6. October 1st: Crystal Eyes* (Arrow Streaming) (2017) (1:20:24)
7. October 1st: Slither (Subset-Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (2006) (1:35:43)
8. October 1st: Whoever Slew Auntie Roo* (Paramount+) (1972) (1:31:38)
9. October 2nd: Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles* (Library DVD) (1994) (2:02:30)
10. October 2nd: Girl on the Third Floor* (Netflix Streaming) (2019) (1:31:59)
11. October 2nd: Silent Madness* (Subset-Theme Night) (Tubi TV) (1984) (1:32:25)
12. October 2nd: All Cheerleaders Die* (Shudder) (2013) (1:29:33)
13. October 2nd: The Hunt* (HBO Max) (2020) (1:30:00)
14. October 3rd: The Severed Arm* (Subset-Theme Night) (Amazon Movie Rental) (1973) (1:30:30)
15. October 3rd: Sea Fever* (Hulu) (2019) (1:34:40)
16. October 3rd: An American Crime* (Crackle) (2007) (1:33:40)
17. October 3rd: The Red Queen Kills Seven Times* (Arrow Streaming) (1972) (1:39:12)
18. October 3rd: The Arrival from the Darkness* (YouTube) (1921) (1:01:41)
19. October 4th: The Phantom Carriage (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1921) (1:47:32)
20. October 4th: The Frighteners (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1996) (1:49:44)
21. October 4th: A Bay of Blood (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1971) (1:24:07)
22. October 4th: The Spiral Staircase* (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1946) (1:23:37)
23. October 4th: Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (Tubi TV) (1977) (1:17:58)
24. October 5th: Witchfinder General (Subset-Theme Night) (Personal DVD) (1968) (1:26:45)
25. October 5th: House of Mortal Sin* (Arrow Streaming) (1976) (1:44:28)
26. October 5th: Mayhem* (Shudder) (2017) (1:27:47)
27. October 5th: The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh* (Shudder) (1971) (1:40:22)
28. October 5th: Destroyer* (Tubi TV) (1988) (1:34:15)
29. October 6th: Cutting Class (Subset-Theme Night) (Showtime) (1989) (1:30:59)
30. October 6th: Open Grave* (Hoopla) (2013) (1:41:59)
31. October 6th: Get In* (Netflix Streaming) (2019) (1:38:01)
32. October 6th: Hell Night* (Shudder) (1981) (1:41:59)
33. October 7th: The House on Sorority Row* (Hoopla) (1982) (1:31:24)
34. October 7th: Sorority Row* (Amazon Prime) (2009) (1:40:56)
35. October 7th: Carrie (Subset-Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (1976) (1:38:09)
36. October 7th: Unfriended (Netflix Streaming) (2014) (1:22:33)
37. October 8th: Slumber Party Massacre II (Subset-Theme Night) (Arrow Streaming) (1987) (1:15:51)
38. October 8th: Friend Request* (Hulu) (2016) (1:32:11)
39. October 8th: Malignant* (HBO Max) (2021) (1:51:33)
40. October 8th: Curse of Chucky Unrated Version* (Library Blu-Ray) (2013) (1:36:41)
41. October 9th: Grave Robbers* (Subset-Theme Night) (YouTube) (1989) (1:28:14)
42. October 9th: The Unborn Unrated* (Amazon Prime) (2009) (1:29:23)
43. October 10th: Battle Royale Special Edition* (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DV) (2000) (2:02:09)
44. October 10th: Vivarium* (Amazon Prime) (2019) (1:38:34)
45. October 10th: Grizzly II: Revenge* (Showtime) (2020) (1:14:23)
46. October 11th: The Mortuary Collection* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (2019) (1:50:51)
47. October 11th: Room 6* (Amazon Prime) (2006) (1:33:46)
48. October 11th: House (Amazon Prime) (1985) (1:32:04)
49. October 11th: The Wretched* (Hulu) (2019) (1:35:32)
50. October 12th: Nightwatch (Showtime) (1997) (1:41:24)
51. October 12th: As the Gods Will* (Library Blu-Ray) (2014) (1:57:09)
52. October 12th: The Evil Dead (HBO Max) (1981) (1:25:19)
53. October 12th: Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (Subset-Theme Night) Shudder) (1987) (1:37:03)
54. October 13th: Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype* (Paramount+) (1980) (1:30:57)
55. October 13th: Curse of the Demon (Subset-Theme Night) (Night of the Demon) (Library DVD) (1957) (1:21:43)
56. October 14th: Welcome to My Darkside!* (Theme Night) (Tubi TV) (2009) (1:10:30)
57. October 14th: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark* (Library DVD) (1988) (1:36:29)
58. October 14th: Don't Breathe 2* (Subset Wild Card) (Theater) (2021) (1:38:00)
59. October 14th: Svengali (Paramount+) (1931) (1:21:06)
60. October 15th: Cure* (Subset-Theme Night) (YouTube) (1997) (1:51:19)
61. October 15th: Cut and Run* (IMDb TV) (1984) (1:28:09)
62. October 15th: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Amazon Prime) (1975) (1:38:38)
63. October 15th: She-Wolf of London (Personal Blu-Ray) (1946) (1:01:16)
64. October 15th: Night of Dark Shadows* (Amazon Video Rental) (1971) (1:33:43)
65. October 16th: Don't Let Go* (Library Blu-Ray) (2019) (1:43:25)
66. October 16th: Last Shift* (Amazon Prime) (2014) (1;27:32)
67. October 16th: Tower of Evil* (Subset-Theme Night) (Personal DVD) (1972) (1:30:23)
68. October 16th: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It* (Library Blu-Ray) (2021) (1:51:53)
69. October 16th: Diabolique* (Amazon Prime) (1996) (1:47:26)

Checklist:

Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
-X- Clancy Brown - The Mortuary Collection (Subset-Theme Night) (2019) (1:50:51)
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
-X- Brad Dourif - Nightwatch (1997) (1:41:24)
-X- Elissa Dowling - Girl on the Third Floor (2019) (1:31:59)
-X- Deborah Foreman - Destroyer (1988) (1:34:15)
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
-X- Scout Taylor-Compton - An American Crime (2007) (1:33:40)
-X- Tiffany Shepis - Mayhem (2017) (1:27:47)
--- P.J. Soles -
--- Tony Todd -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
-X- Takashi Miike - As the Gods Will (2014) (1:57:09)
-X- Steve Miner - House (1985) (1:32:04)
--- Jean Rollin -
-X- Pete Walker - House of Mortal Sin (1976) (1:44:28)
-X- James Wan - Malignant (2021) (1:51:33)
-X- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - Slumber Party Massacre II (Subset-Theme Night) (1987) (1:15:51)
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Pino Donaggio -
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Claudio Simonetti -
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-X- Rick Baker - The Frighteners (Subset-Theme Night) (1996) (1:49:44)
--- Joe Blasco -
-X- KNB EFX Group - Room 6 (2006) (1:33:46)
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
-X- Jason Blum - The Hunt (2020) (1:30:00)
--- Herman Cohen -
-X- Dino De Laurentiis - The Rift (1990) (1:23:06)

Select 2 writers:
--- Christopher Landon -
-X- Dardano Sacchetti - Cut and Run (1984) (1:28:09)
--- Curt Siodmak -
--- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film - Silent Madness (Subset-Theme Night) (1984) (1:32:25)
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
-X- Based on a Novel - Tower of Evil (Subset-Theme Night) (1972) (1:30:23)
-X- Candy Cinema, 2 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Amazon Prime) (1975) (1:38:38)
--- Cannibalism -
-X- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson - The Comedy of Terrors (1963) (1:23:05)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-X- Death by: Electrocution - Carrie (Subset-Theme Night) (1976) (1:38:09)
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
-X- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber - A Bay of Blood (Subset-Theme Night) (1971) (1:24:07)
-X- Documentary - Welcome to My Darkside! (Theme Night) (2009) (1:10:30)
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Euro Horror -
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
-X- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule - Schizoid (1980) (1:29:13)
-X- Firearms - Slither (Subset-Theme Night) (2006) (1:35:43)
-X- Flashback - The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) (1:51:53)
--- Fog, 2 -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
-X- Giallo - The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972) (1:39:12)
-X- J-Horror - Cure (Subset-Theme Night) (1997) (1:51:19)
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
-X- Name In Title - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (Subset-Theme Night) (1987) (1:37:03)
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
--- Shudder Original / Exclusive -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
-X- Takes Place in a High School - All Cheerleaders Die (2013) (1:29:33)
--- Takes Place in a Library -
--- Takes Place on a Mountain -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voyeurism -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
-X- 1921 (100th) - The Arrival from the Darkness (1921) (1:01:41)
-X- 1946 (75th) - She-Wolf of London (1946) (1:01:16)
-X- 1971 (50th) - The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971) (1:40:22)
-X- 1996 (25th) – Diabolique (1996) (1:47:26)

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre - Whoever Slew Auntie Roo (1972) (1:31:38)
-X- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films - The Evil Dead (1981) (1:25:19)
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
-X- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 - The Wretched (2019) (1:35:32)
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Killed during sex -
--- New House, New Problems, 2 -
-X- No cell phone service - Vivarium (2019) (1:38:34)
-X- Making dumb decisions - Last Shift (2014) (1:27:32)
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
--- The mirror scare -
-X- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle - Open Grave (2013) (1:41:59)

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - Grave Robbers (Subset-Theme Night) (1989) (1:28:14)
--- M -
-X- GP - Night of Dark Shadows (1971) (1:33:43)

​Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 - The Phantom Carriage (Subset-Theme Night) (1921) (1:47:32)
-X- 1930 - Svengali (1931) (1:21:06)
-X- 1940 - The Spiral Staircase (Subset-Theme Night) (1946) (1:23:37)
-X- 1950 - Curse of the Demon (Night of the Demon) (Subset-Theme Night) (1957) (1:21:43)
-X- 1960 - Witchfinder General (Subset-Theme Night) (1968) (1:26:45)
-X- 1970 - The Severed Arm (Subset-Theme Night) (1973) (1:30:30)
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
-X- 2000 - Battle Royale Special Edition (Subset-Theme Night) (2000) (2:02:09)
-X- 2010 - Sea Fever (2019) (1:34:40)
-X- 2020 - Don't Breathe 2 (Subset Wild Card) (2021) (1:38:00)

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
-X- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) - Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) (1:17:58)
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
-X- Original - House on Sorority Row (1982) (1:31:24)
-X- Remake - Sorority Row (2009) (1:40:56)

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, (insert format), (insert title) - (Streaming) Cutting Class (Subset-Theme Night) (1989) (1:30:59)
-X- Second format, (insert format), (insert title) - (DVD) Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988) (1:36:29)
-X- Third format, (insert format), (insert title) - (Blu-Ray) Don't Let Go (2019) (1:43:25)

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, (insert language), (insert title) - (Spanish) Crystal Eyes (2017) (1:20:24)
-X- Second language, (insert language), (insert title) - (French) Get In (2019) (1:38:01)
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-X- Film #1 - Unfriended (2014) (1:22:33)
-X- Film #2 - Friend Request (2016) (1:32:11)

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
-X- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams - Havenhurst (2016) (1:24:45)
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
-X- Was made in the 1990s - Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) (2:02:30)
--- Features a LGBT character -
-X- Was written by Charles B. Griffith - Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980) (1:37:57)
-X- Features a severed head - Road Games (Subset) (1981) (1:40:29)
-X- Has a scene in a nightclub - The Unborn Unrated (2009) (1:29:23)
--- Was shot in Mexico -
-X- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse - Hell Night (1981) (1:41:59)
-X- Takes place at a national park - Grizzly II: Revenge (2020) (1:14:23)
--- Features a funeral scene -
-X- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of - Curse of Chucky Unrated Version (2013) (1:36:41)

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

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - 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
















Subset:

Spoiler:


-X- 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2021)

-X- 10/01: SterlingBen - Slither (2006)
-X- 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
-X- 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
-X- 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) / The Spiral Staircase (1946) / A Bay of Blood (1971) / The Frighteners (1996)
-X- 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
-X- 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
-X- 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
-X- 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
-X- 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
-X- 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
-X- 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
-X- 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
-X- 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
-X- 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019) Don't Breathe 2 (2021) (Subset Wild Card - Theater)
-X- 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
-X- 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
--- 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
--- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971) / Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)
















Theme Night
Spoiler:


-X-10/01: 20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear - Slither
-X- 10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers - Silent Madness
-X- 10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror - The Severed Arm
-X- 10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) -
-X- 10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary - Witchfinder General
-X- 10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries;
Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory! - School's Out ...Forever! - Cutting Class
-X- 10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill - Carrie
-X- 10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast -
Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films - Slumber Party Massacre II
-X- 10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema - Grave Robbers
-X- 10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!
The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian - Battle Royale Special Edition
-X- 10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition - The Mortuary Collection
-X- 10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!
In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II
-X- 10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer.
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer - Curse of the Demon (Night of the Demon)
-X- 10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved - Welcome to My Darkside!
-X- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 - Cure
-X- 10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores - Tower of Evil
--- 10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood -
--- 10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
--- 10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
--- 10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends
The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
--- 10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
--- 10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 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 -


















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* = first-time views

September 30:
1. Road Games (1981) I had forgotten about this one. A tense and taut thriller.
2. Dressed to Kill (1980) Nice to revisit this one. The Hitchcock influence seems greater each viewing.
3. Deerskin (2019)* A quirky little film about a man's attachment to his jacket. Really.
October 1:
4. Slither(2006) Breezy and cheezy and great fun, if you don't think too much.
5. Climax (2018)* Spiked drinks at a wild party lead to disaster. All style, but that's not always a bad thing.
6. The Lodge (2019)* Eerie as all get out, but in the end is redeemed only by Riley Keogh's performance.
7. The Nightcomers (1972)* Disappointing prequel of sorts to Turn of the Screw; despite the presence of Brando.
October 2:
8. The Sightseers (2012)* "I don't need a muse. I'm not a bloody writer, am I?" "No, you're not. You're a serial killer."
9. Valentine (2001)* Be nice to your classmates in grade school. It might save your life someday.
10. Silent Madness (1984)* A very enjoyable slasher, wearing its formula on its sleeve in a great way.. And a reminder to always keep good patient records in your mental institution.
11. Halloween (1978) This one never gets old. I'm hoping to get through a rewatch of the series before the release of Halloween Kills.
12. Halloween II (1981) A bit underrated; picks up right after the first and doesn't miss a step.
October 3:
13. Run (2020)* Powerful performances, but a bit of a weak script. Worth checking out, though.
14. The Severed Arm (1973)* Really enjoyed this low budget gem.
15. The Hole (2001)* A kind of Rashomon tale after a school tragedy...or was it? More depth than I'd thought with this one.
16. P2 (2007)* On the TSZDT list, but I can't understand why. Disappointing tale of a stalker in a parking garage, with lots of blood.
17. Hell's Ground (2007)* Certainly the only "Pakistani kids meet torturers on the way to a demonstration" film you'll see this year.
October 4:
18. The Haunted Castle (1921)* A classic I hadn't seen! I forget how skills and ahead of his time Murnau was.
19. The Spiral Staircase (1946) Great to revisit this one. Powerful use of light and shadow, and a great script.
20. The Bay of Blood (1971) Also a great revisit. The attacks are terrifically over the top, and after a while suspension of disbelief gets you through.
21. Tales from the Crypt: Bordello of Blood (1996)* Another loser from the dregs of the TSZDT list. They can't all be winners, but do they need to be this uninspired?
October 5:
22. Witchfinder General (1968)
23. The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)*
24. The Torture Chamber of Dr Sadism (1967)*
October 6:
25. Cutting Class (1989)*
26. Hair High (2004)* Bill Plympton high-school horror that starts out strong and overstays its welcome a bit. Still worth checking out if you're a fan.
27. I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) - MST3k Always a great revisit.
28. Careful (1992)* Is this horror? Hard to tell. It is certainly weird though.
October 7:
29. Carrie (1976) Every year there's a "you mean this has never been a subset before?!?" and this is it. "Mama, please hold me." a plaintive plea at the end I'd never quite registered before.
30. Don't Deliver Us From Evil (1971)* Apparently based on the same case that inspired Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures. Two Satan-worshiping girls cause all kinds of trouble, including murder. Worth a look, but I liked the Jackson film better.
31. The Fan (1981)* Lauren Bacall is a star with a stalker, in this creepy and suspenseful thriller. Includes a a great cast and Razzie-nominated show tunes by Hamlisch and Rice; who could ask for anything more?
October 8:
32. Christmas Evil (1980)* A deranged toy factory worker dressed as Santa goes on a killing spree. John Waters' favorite Christmas movie, which totally makes sense.
33. Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)* Eh. A big too formulaic and far too much 'is this a dream?" to have much weight.
34. Warlock (1989)* Have somehow missed this one over the years. Very very much of its 80's time, but an engaging story. Always nice to see Richard E. Grant.
35. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) I have underrated this one in the past; I certainly would have liked to see what Carpenter could have done with the anthology idea after this strong start.
October 9:
36. The Devil's Doorway (2018)* Mysterious happenings in a 1960's Irish home for "fallen women" lead priests to investigate. I'm not usually into found-footage movies, but this one was well done and made efficient use of a short run time.
37. Grave Robbers (1989)* It seemed like everything in this one was borrowed from another movie, but I didn't care. As has been pointed out, lots of screaming, but still enjoyable.
38. Horror Rises From the Tomb (1973)* Yes it does, with gore, dramatic music, and a quest for revenge. Great fun if you're in the mood for it.
39. The Burrowers (2008)* A Western-horror about settlers who blame violence on the Native Americans, when there's a more insidious danger underground. Overcomes its tiny budget most of the time, for a genuinely frightening ride.
40. False Positive (2021)* Although I understood the film's commentary about the danger of male doctors not believing women, this tale grew a bit tiring, despite a cast of good actors.
October 10:
41. Horrors of Malformed Men (1969)* This has been on my need-to-to-watch list forever, even after winning the disc as a Challenge prize. Great film - creepy, spooky, well done piece which at times seems to be about too many things, but works in the end.
42. Dumplings (2004)* Full length version of a tale from Three...Extremes, about a woman who wants to stay young, and the chef with just the right food to make it happen. Don't watch while you're eating.
43. Battle Royale (2000) I'd seen this before, and watching it dubbed on Tubi make it even less engaging to me than before. I respect it; just wish I liked it more.
44. Halloween (1978) with director/actor commentary*
45. Halloween II (1981) with director/actor commentary*
October 11:
46. The Mortuary Collection (2019)* Generally engaging anthology collection, but the segments went on a bit too long.
47. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
48. Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
October 12:
49. Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
50. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) with director commentary*
51. Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)* When the most interesting thing about the movie is the credit introducing "Paul Stephen Rudd." I was certain I'd seen this one before, but remember nothing about it.
October 13:
52. Curse of the Demon (1957) A great yarn I'd seen years ago for the Challenge.
53. Halloween H20 (1998) Making my way toward Halloween Kills...good cast in this one, and keeps the story going.
54. In Search of Darkness (2019) (beginning)*
October 14:
55-56. In Search of Darkness (2019) (continued)*
57. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)* "This isn't fun any more, guys!" (You said it, random girl.) RIP Starbuck.
58. Halloween (2018) Now that's more like it. Bring on the next one!
October 15:
59. Halloween Kills (2021)* I'm a sucker; I'm in. Needed more Laurie, but that's always the case.
60. The Evil Dead (1981) Happy 40th! Still looks great.
61. The Wailing (2016)* Powerful and suspenseful mystery in a small town. This watch brings me to 95% completion of They Shoot Zombies... Top 1000.
62. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Still effective after all these years, and seems more and more relevant. One of the best..
October 16:
63. The Fog (1980) Great to revisit after hearing discussion on the Blank Check podcast.
64. Tower of Evil (1972)*
65. Monster A-Go-Go (1965) MST3k
66. Gorgo (1961) MST3k
67. Gothic (1987)
October 17:
68. Fade to Black (1980) I know I'd seen this one before but didn't remember much of it - a powerful, creepy character study, with, of course, lots of movie references.
69. The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)* So happy for the recommendations of this one. Well done and well-cast; Robert Forster's final role was a treat.
70. The Neon Demon (2016)* Disappointing reflection on beauty and stardom. Would it have helped if not at such a glacial pace? Possibly.
71. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Watching the 50's version and then this is a study on how remakes can be equally great but reflect differently on their time.
72. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) with director commentary* A low-key but highly recommended commentary by Philip Kaufman.
73. The Platform (2019)* Me, at the beginning: I wonder if this really counts as a horror movie. Me, 30 minutes in: Oh my goodness, yes.
October 18:
74. Mulberry St. (2006)*
75. Planet Terror (2007)

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My Personal October Horror Movie Challenge History: 2007 - 100; 2008 - 50; 2009 - 71; 2010 - 78; 2011 - 52; 2012 - 52; 2013 - 74; 2014 - 67; 2015 - 100; 2016 - 31; 2017 - 53; 2018 - 54; 2019 - 43; 2020 - 95

2021 Goal - To be determined...

September 30
1. Malignant (2021) ☼ [Theater] - An uneven irde. I found the first part to be rather dull before an incredible action-packed stretch redeemed it.
2. Cloverfield (2008) [BD] - Just as thrilling as the first time I remember seeing it.

October 1
3. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) ☼ [BD] - Went in to this one blind, only to find it just loosely connected to the earlier film I had just completed. Solid film, regardless
4. The Hunt (2020) [BD] - Non-stop aciton from beginning to end. Gilpin is fantastic in her role.

October 2
5. The Invisible Man (2020) [BD] - Really impressed by the performance of Moss.
6. Being Human - Lia / Adam's Family (2011) ☼ [BD] - First television show of the challenge. This is the BBC version whereas I'd previoulsy seen the first season of the US show..
7 The Walking Dead - Seed / Sick (2012) ☼ [BD] - I'm late to TWD party, but I enjoy the show. Never short on gruesome kills
8. Angel Heart (1987) ☼ [BD] - Labeled as horror, but might be a stretch. Interestiing film that I had overlooked until coming across it recently.

October 3
9. Bitten
- Bad Blood / Scare Tactics (2015) ☼ [DVD] - Another television show I was not familiar with prior to blind buying. Not my preference, but starting with season 2 since it's the one I own..
10. Bitten - Hell's Teeth / Dead Meat (2015) ☼ [DVD] - I realized partway through these episodes that I was going to have take a challenge break. An afternoon of following baseball and football are distracting me.
11. The Walking Dead - Walk With Me / Killer Within (2012) ☼ [BD] - Reminded in the latter episode that you can't get too attached to any characters in this show.

October 4
12. Being Human
- Type 4 / The Pack (2011) ☼ [BD] - The zombie in the first of these made for an enjoyable episode.
13. The Walking Dead - Say the Word / Hounded (2012) ☼ [BD] - This show has a tremendous body count. I wonder if someone has ever added it up.
14. The Walking Dead -When the Dead Come Knocking / Made to Suffer ☼ [BD] - I'm only on the 3rd season of TWD. Knowing how many seasons have been produced, I'm amazed at the ability to continue with quality storylines. At least, I assume they are quality.

October 5
15. The Clovehitch Killer (2018) ☼ [DVD] - Some friends know that I am fascinated by serial killers. I think it concerns them.
16. Being Human - The Longest Day / Daddy Ghoul (2011) ☼ [BD] - These two episodes really lacked in the horror elements. Hopeful the season will end on a stronger note.

October 6
17. The Conjuring 2 (2016) ☼ [BD] - I usually prefer my sequels to be viewed in order, but I caught the 3rd film in a theater earlier in the year. This particular film was worth the watch.
18. Being Human - Though the Heavens Fall / The Wolf-Shaped Bullet (2011) ☼ [BD] - Undecided yet whether I like this BBC adaptation better.
19. Bitten - Rabbit Hole / Nine Circles (2015) ☼ [DVD] - Still waiting for this show to rise above the level of just being ok.

October 7
20. Kill List
(2011) ☼ [BD] - A disappointing movie. On one hand, I've certainly seen much worse. But the reviews I had seen for this one had me looking forward to it.
21. The Resident (2011) ☼ [BD] - The kind of plot that's been done so many times before, but this thriller was still effective.
22. Pool Party Massacre (2017) ☼ [Streaming-VUDU] - Cheesy throwback with a twist at the end. Another twist that doesn't need a spoiler: The killer also wrote and directed the movie.
23. Bitten - Bad Dreams / Dark Arts (2015) ☼ [DVD] - Losing interest in the series, but thankfully just a couple more episodes to go.

October 8
24. The Walking Dead - The Suicide King / Home (2012) ☼ [BD] - Fantastic sequence to end the second of these two episodes. Intense moments with lots of gunfire.
25. The Midnight Meat Train (2008) ☼ [Streaming-VUDU] - Not sure how I overlooked this film that's been out for a bit. Pleasantly surprised.
26. Bitten - Scavenger's Daughter / Fine Temporum (2015) ☼ [DVD] - A redeeming moment or two, but too little too late to consider a rewatch at any point.
27. The Eyes of My Mother (2016) ☼ [Streaming-VUDU] - I found the film a little hard to watch. Not because of the content, but because it was black & white and so dark at times.

October 9
28. The Walking Dead
- I Ain't No Judas / Clear (2012) ☼ [BD] - Showed my son an episode of the show, he was hooked quickly. Showed my wife, she was not a fan of the blood and gore.
29. Hollow (2011) ☼ [BD] - If films were labeled as "found footage" types, I would probably avoid them in general. I found this one more watchable than many others.
30. Kiss of the Damned (2012) ☼ [BD] - A vampire story that doesn't take long to get going. There wasn't much "set-up" before the plot thickens.
31. The Walking Dead - Arrow on the Doorpost / Prey (2012) ☼ [BD] - The tension ramps up as the season conclusion draws near.
32. The Walking Dead - This Sorrowful Life / Welcome to the Tombs (2012) ☼ [BD] - A bloody finale with a high body count. I wouldn't expect anything less.

October 10
33. Open Grave
(2013) [BD] - The film had an interesting premise, though not altogether original. The pace seemed to slow down as it went on.
34. Bates Motel - A Danger to Himself and Others / Goodnight, Mother (2016) ☼ [DVD] - I skipped to season 4 because I own it. When I last watched the show, Norma was a little off. Now it's Norman who has since goine a little mad. Very entertaining start.

October 11
35. Bates Motel - Til Death Do You Part / Lights of Winter (2016) ☼ [DVD] - The intensity continues to build rapidly so far this season.

October 12
36. Bates Motel - Refraction / The Vault (2016) ☼ [DVD] - Norman's therapy seems to be coming along quite well.

October 13
37. Bates Motel - There's No Place Like Home / Unfaithful (2016) ☼ [DVD] - The second episode featured a most uncomfortable family dinner.
38. Bates Motel - Forever / Norman (2016) ☼ [DVD] - This season turned out to be an incredible ride.

October 14
39. Shelly Duvall's Tall Tales & Legends - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1985) ☼ [DVD] - Using a wild card due to length of under an hour. Strange and dated account of the Washington Irving novel.

October 15
40. Fortitude - Episodes 1 & 2 (2017) ☼ [BD] - A polar bear autopsy was a challenge first.
41. Halloween Kills (2021) ☼ [Theater] - I was entertained because I love this series and horror films in general. There sure were some silly parts, however..

October 16
42. Fortitude - Episodes 3 & 4 (2017) ☼ [BD] - I have found that I get agitated when television shows don't put titles on their episodes.

October 17
43. The Shining (1980) [BD] - I had seen this classic before and thought it was overrated. I enjoyed much more upon a repeat viewing. .
44. Poker Night (2014) ☼ [DVD] - I was underwhelmed but it was good enough to give another chance. At least I think so, or hope so.
45. Salem's Lot (1979) ☼ [BD] - Treating as the multi-part television series it's listed as. First half seemed to start slowly. . .

October 18
46. Salem's Lot (1979) ☼ [BD] - The vioience, action, intensity all made for a stronger finish.
47. Under the Skin (2014) ☼ [BD] - Many challenge films allow you to turn your mind off. I was forced to engage more while trying to figure out what was happening. Not sure I have it all figured out yet.
48. Fortitude - Episodes 5 & 6 (2017) ☼ [BD] - For the most part this show has lacked action. It attempted to make up for it slightly in the last episode.

Summary (may not be updated until end of month) - 43/48 entries were first time views; BDs: 30; DVDs: 14; Streaming: 2; Theatrical: 2

☼ = First Time Viewing

Temporary TV Section


Just for the fun of it, a list of everything I've ever watched during the OHMC:

Spoiler:
10 Cloverfield Lane
100 Feet
1408
28 Days Later
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
The Addams Family (1991)
The Addams Family (2019)
Alien (4)
Aliens (2)
Alien 3 (3)
Alien: Resurrection (2)
Alone in the Dark
American Horror House
American Psycho
An American Haunting
An American Werewolf in London (2)
The Amityville Horror (1979) (2)
The Amityville Horror (2005) (2)
Anaconda (4)
Angel Heart
Ants
Apartment 143
Apocalypse
Apollo 18
April Fool's Day
Arachnophobia
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
AVP: Requiem
The Babadook
Baby Blues
Bad Milo!
The Bat
Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem
The Beast
Before I Hang
Behind the Box Set (F13th YouTube)
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2)
The Belko Experiment (2)
Big Bad Wolves
The Birds (2)
Black Rock
The Black Room
Blade
Blade II
The Blob (1988) (3)
Blood and Chocolate
Blood Beach
Bone Tomahawk
Boogeyman (1980)
Boogeyman: The Killer Compilation
The Boogie Man Will Get You
Borderland
Bride of Chucky
The Bride of Frankenstein
Bubba Ho-Tep
Bug
Buried
The Burning
Cabin Fever
The Cabin in the Woods (3)
Candyman
The Canyon
Cape Fear (1991)
Carnival of Souls
Carrie (1976)
Carrie (2013)
Case 39
Casper
Cat's Eye
Chandu the Magician
Chasing Sleep
Cheerleader Massacre
Cherry Falls
Children of the Corn (3)
Child's Play (2)
Child's Play (2019)
Child's Play 2
Child's Play 3
Chillerama
Christine
The Clovehitch Killer
Cloverfield (2)
The Collection (2)
The Collector (4)
The Conjuring
The Conjuring 2
Constantine
Copycat
Countdown
The Craft (2)
The Crazies (2010) (3)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (2)
The Creature Walks Among Us
Creepshow
Creepshow 2
Critters
Critters 2
Critters 3
Cry Wolf
Crystal Lake Memories
Crystal Lake Memories (Bonus Disc)
Cube (2)
Cujo (2)
Curse of Chucky (2)
Cut
Danika
The Dark
Dark Shadows
Dark Skies
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Dead Bodies
Dead Man's Shoes
The Dead Zone
Deadly Friend
Dear Dracula
Deliver Us From Evil
The Descent
The Devil Commands
The Devils Rejects
Diary of a Serial Killer
Dog Soldiers
Don't Breathe (2)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Dr. Renault's Secret
Dracula
Dracula (1979)
Dracula (1992) (2)
Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Dracula's Daughter
Drag Me to Hell
Dream House
Dreamcatcher
Dressed to Kill
The Eclipse
Edge of Sanity
Embrace of the Vampire
Escape From Tomorrow
Event Horizon
The Evictors
The Evil Dead
The Evil Dead 2
The Exorcist
Eye See You
Eyes of a Stranger
The Eyes of My Mother
The Faculty
Fear dot Com
Final Destination
Final Destination 2 (2)
Final Destination 3 (2)
The Final Destination
The Final Girls
Firestarter
Flatliners
Flatliners (2017)
The Fly (1958)
The Fly (1986)
The Fog (2)
Frankenhooker
Frankenstein (1931) (2)
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Frankenstein (1994) (2)
Frankenweenie
Freaks
Freddy vs Jason (3)
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (2)
Friday the 13th (1980) (3)
Friday the 13th (2009) (4)
Friday the 13th, part 2 (3)
Friday the 13th, part 3 (3)
Friday the 13th, part 4: The Final Chapter (3)
Friday the 13th, part 5: A New Beginning (2)
Friday the 13th, part 6: Jason Lives (2)
Friday the 13th, part 7: The New Blood (2)
Friday the 13th, part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan (2)
Fright Night
Fright Night 2
From Dusk Til Dawn
From Hell (2)
Frozen (2)
The Funhouse (2)
Funny Games
Get Out
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Ghost of Frankenstein
Ghost Ship
Ghost Stories
Ginger Snaps
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
The Good Son
Goosebumps
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Gothika
Grace (2)
Grave Encounters 2
The Gravedancers
Graveyard Shift
Gremlins (2)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (2)
Hack!
Halloween (1978) (2)
Halloween (2007) (2)
Halloween (2018)
Halloween II (1981) (2)
Halloween 2 (2009) (3)
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (2)
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (Producer's Cut)
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (2)
Halloween: Resurrection
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror
Halloween: The Inside Story
Halloween Kills
Halloween...The Happy Haunting of America
Halloween with the New Addams Family
Halloweentown
Halloweentown 2: Kalabar's Revenge
The Hand
Hannibal (2)
The Happening
Happy Birthday to Me (2)
Happy Death Day
Harm's Way
Hatchet
Hatchet II
Haunted Honeymoon
The Haunted Mansion
The Haunting
Hell
Hell Fest
Hell Night
Hellboy
Hide and Seek
High Tension
The Hills Have Eyes (1977) (2)
The Hills Have Eyes (2006) (2)
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
The Hitcher (1986)
The Hitcher (2007)
Holidays
Hollow
Hollow Man
Hollow Man II
Horror Express
Hostel (2)
Hostel: Part II (2)
Hotel Transylvania (2)
Hotel Transylvania 2
House at the End of the Street
House of Dracula
The House of Frankenstein
House of Wax
House on Haunted Hill
The House on Sorority Row
The Howling
The Hunt (2)
I Am Legend
I Know What You Did Last Summer (2)
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
I Spit on Your Grave 2
I Spit on Your Grave III
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (2)
Identity
I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer
Inhuman Resources
The Innkeepers
Intruders (2011)
Intruders (2015)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (2)
Invisible Agent
The Invisible Man (2)
The Invisible Man (2020) (2)
The Invisible Man Returns
The Invisible Man's Revenge
The Invisible Woman
It
It (2017) (2)
It Comes at Night
It Follows
It's Alive
It's Alive II: It Lives Again
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (2)
Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (2)
Jason X (2)
Jaws
Jaws 2
Jaws 3
Jaws: The Inside Story (2)
Jaws: The Revenge
Jeepers Creepers (2)
Jennifer's Body (2)
Jigsaw (2)
Joshua
Joy Ride (3)
Judith: The Night She Stayed Home
Kalifornia
Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer
Kill List
Kill Theory
Killer Movie (2)
The Killing Grounds
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
King Kong (1933)
King Kong (1976)
Kiss of the Damned
Krampus
Lake Dead
Lake Placid
Land of the Dead
The Last House on the Left (1972) (2)
The Last House on the Left (2009) (2)
The Last Man on Earth
The Lazarus Effect
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
The Legend of Hell House
Leprechaun
Let Me In
Let the Right One In
Life
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
A Lonely Place to Die (2)
The Lost Boys
Ma
Maggie
Malignant
Mama
The Man That Could Not Hang
The Man With Nine Lives
Manhunter
Masters of Horror: Chocolate
Masters of Horror: Haeckel's Tale
Masters of Horror: Homecoming
Masters of Horror: Imprint
Masters of Horror: John Carpenter
Masters of Horror: Right to Die
Maximum Overdrive
The Meg
The Messengers
The Midnight Meat Train
Midnight Movie
Mine Games
Mirrors (2)
Misery (2)
The Mist (2)
Mom and Dad
Monkey Shines
Mother's Day (2)
The Mummy (1932) (2)
The Mummy's Curse
The Mummy's Ghost
The Mummy's Hand
The Mummy's Tomb
Munster, Go Home
The Munsters' Revenge
Murder Party
My Bloody Valentine (1981) (2)
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) (4)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) (3)
Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 4: Dream Master (2)
Nightmare on Elm Street 5: Dream Child (2)
The New Daughter
The New York Ripper
The Night Stalker
The Night Strangler
The Omen
One Hour Photo
Open Grave (2)
Open House
Open House (2010)
Open Water
Open Water 2: Adrift
Orca
Otis
P2
Panic Room
Paranormal Activity (2)
Paranormal Activity 2 (2)
Paranormal Activity 3 (2)
Pathology
Pay the Ghost
Pet Sematary
Phantasm
Piranha (1978)
Pirahna (3)
Planet Terror
Poltergeist (2)
Poltergeist II
Poltergeist III
Poker Night
Pool Party Massacre
Possession
The Possession
Predators
Prom Night (1980)
Psycho (1960) (3)
Psycho (1998)
Psycho II (2)
Psycho III (2)
Psycho IV: The Beginning
The Psycho Legacy
Pulse
The Pumpkin Karver
Puppetmaster
The Purge
Quarantine
A Quiet Place
Rasen
The Raven
Ravenous
Ready or Not
Re-Animator
[Rec]
Red Dragon
Red Lights
Red Riding Hood
Red State
The Reef
The Resident
Resident Evil (2)
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Resident Evil: Extinction
Rest Stop
Return of the Boogeyman
Return to Horror High
Revenge of the Creature
The Ring
The Ring Two
Ringu
Ringu 2
Ringu 0
R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls
The Roommate
Rosemary's Baby
Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (Wild Card)
Salem's Lot
Satan's Little Helper
Saturday Night Live: SNL Halloween Wild Card
Saturday the 14th
Saw (2)
Saw II (2)
Saw III (2)
Saw IV (2)
Saw V (2)
Saw VI
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2)
Scary Movie (2)
Scary Movie 4
Scary Stories
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Scream (3)
Scream 2 (3)
Scream 3 (2)
Scream 4
Scream: The Inside Story
Secret Window (2)
See No Evil
Seed of Chucky
Severance (2)
The Shallows
Shaun of the Dead (2)
The Shark is Still Working
Shark Night
She-Wolf of London
The Shining (2)
Shock!
Shredder
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th
Shuttle (2)
The Signal
The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs: Inside Story
Silent Hill
Silent Hill: Revelation
Silent Night (2)
Silent Night, Deadly Night (2)
Silent Night, Deadly Night, part 2
Silver Bullet
Sinister
The Sixth Sense (2)
The Skeleton Key
The Skeptic
Sleepaway Camp (2)
Sleepwalkers
Slither
Slumber Party Massacre (2)
Slumber Party Massacre II
The Snowman
Someone's Watching Me!
Son of Dracula
Son of Frankenstein
Sorority House Massacre
Species (2)
Spiker
Split
Spooky House
Stake Land
Starship Troopers
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder
The Stepfather (1987)
The Stepfather (2009)
Stepfather II (1989)
Still Screaming
Stir of Echoes
Stoker (2)
Stonehearst Asylum
The Strangers (2)
The Strangers: Prey at Night
Student Bodies
Summer of 84
Swamp Thing (2)
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Tales From the Darkside: The Movie
Tales of Halloween
Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo
Terror Train (3)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) (2)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
There's Nothing Out There
They Live
The Thing (1982)
Thir13en Ghosts
Timber Falls
Timecrimes
Toolbox Murders
The Tooth Fairy
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The Town that Dreaded Sundown (2014)
The Toxic Avenger
Toy Story of Terror
Tremors (2)
Tremors 2: Aftershocks
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
Triangle (2)
Trick 'r' Treat
Troll Hunter
Twilight Zone: The Movie (2)
The Tripper
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2)
Under the Skin
Unfriended
The Uninvited (2)
Urban Legend (2)
Urban Legends: Final Cut
V/H/S (2)
Vacancy
Village of the Damned
The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Walled In
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (2)
What We Do in the Shadows
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Wicked Little Things
Willard
Winnie the Pooh: Frankenpooh/Spookable Pooh
The Witch
Witch's Night Out
Wolf
Wolf Creek
The Wolf Man
The Wolfman
World War Z (2)
Wrong Turn (3)
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
Young Frankenstein
You're Next (2)
Zombieland (3)
Zombieland: Double Tap


Television Shows
The Addams Family
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
American Horror Story
Bates Motel: Season 1 & 4
Being Human: Season 1
Being Human (BBC): Season 3
Bitten: Season 2
Casper (a few animated shorts)
Dark Shadows: The Revival
Dexter: Season 1 & 7
Duck Dynasty (Halloween episode)
Friday the 13th - The Series: Seasons 1-2
The Hitchhiker: Volumes 1-3
Kingdom Hospital: Season 1
The River: Season 1
Shelly Duvall's Tall Tales & Legends: 1 episode
Stranger Things: Season 1
Tales From the Crypt: Seasons 1-6
The Twilight Zone: Seasons 1-4
The Walking Dead: Seasons 1-3

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

Mr. Cellophane's 2021 Horror Challenge List


"We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight." ~ H.P. Lovecraft

*= first time viewing
blue= personal Blu-ray
purple= personal DVD
green= streaming
red= theatrical / live streaming / other
orange= borrowed or rented BD/DVD

  1. mother! (Darren Aronofsky)
    2017 / United States / 121 minutes / Theme Movie / ★★★★˝ / 9-30

  2. The Hunger (Tony Scott)*
    1983 / United Kingdom & United States / 97 minutes / Theme Movie / ★★★˝ / 9-30

  3. Elvira's 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special Special*
    2. House on Haunted Hill (1959)

    2021 / United States / 80 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-1

  4. Miss Muerte / The Diabolical Dr. Z (Jesús Franco)*
    1966 / Spain & France / 86 minutes / Kino Cult / Theme Movie / ★★˝ / 10-1

  5. Night Monster (Ford Beebe)
    1942 / United States / 73 minutes / ★★★˝ / 10-1

  6. Nella stretta morsa del ragno / Web of the Spider (Antonio Margheriti)*
    1971 / Italy / 110 minutes / Italian cut / Theme Movie / ★★˝ / 10-1

  7. Cat People (Paul Schrader)*
    1982 / United States / 118 minutes / DVD / ★★★★ / 10-2

  8. Prom Night (Paul Lynch)*
    1980 / Canada / 92 minutes / Theme Movie / ★★˝ / 10-2

  9. My Bloody Valentine (George Mihalka)*
    1981 / Canada / 90 minutes / Hulu / Theme Movie / ★★★˝ / 10-2

  10. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (S.S. Wilson)
    2004 / United States / 101 minutes / Theme Movie / ★★★ / 10-3

  11. Fallen (Gregory Hoblit)*
    1998 / United States / 124 minutes / DVD / ★★★★ / 10-3

  12. Eye of the Devil (J. Lee Thompson)*
    1966 / United Kingdom / 92 minutes / Criterion Channel / ★★★ / 10-3

  13. The Spiral Staircase (Robert Siodmak)*
    1946 / United States / 83 minutes / YouTube / Subset Movie / ★★★★ / 10-4

  14. Bad Moon (Eric Red)*
    1996 / United States & Canada / 80 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / ★★˝ / 10-4

  15. Elvira's 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special Special*
    4. Messiah of Evil (Willard Huyck & Gloria Katz)

    2021 / United States / 87 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-5

  16. The Spiral Staircase (Peter Collinson)*
    1975 / United Kingdom / 89 minutes / DVD / ★★ / 10-5

  17. La residencia / The House That Screamed (Narciso Ibáńez Serrador)
    1969 / Spain / 94 minutes / English dub / Theme Movie / ★★★˝ / 10-6

  18. Misery (Rob Reiner)*
    1990 / United States / 107 minutes / Theme Movie / ★★★★ / 10-7

  19. The Psychopath (Freddie Francis)*
    1966 / United Kingdom / 82 minutes / ★★ / 10-7

  20. The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs*
    11.14, Spookies (1986)

    2021 / United States / 126 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-8

  21. Muppets Haunted Mansion (Kirk R. Thatcher)*
    2021 / United States / 49 minutes / Disney+ / ★˝ / 10-8

  22. The Cat and the Canary (Paul Leni)
    1927 / United States / 80 minutes / ★★★˝ / 10-8

  23. The Man Who Laughs (Paul Leni)
    1928 / United States / 110 minutes / Theme Movie / ★★★˝ / 10-9

  24. Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks)
    1974 / United States / 106 minutes / ★★★★★ / 10-9

  25. El coleccionista de cadáveres / Cauldron of Blood (Santos Alcocer)*
    1970 / Spain / 95 minutes / ★★˝ / 10-10

  26. La nuit a dévoré le monde / The Night Eats the World (Dominique Rocher)*
    2018 / France / 93 minutes / Amazon Prime / ★★★˝ / 10-10

  27. Kyua / Cure (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)*
    1997 / Japan / 111 minutes / Criterion Collection / Theme Movie / ★★★★ / 10-10

  28. Spiral (Kurtis David Harder)*
    2019 / Canada / 87 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / ★★˝ / 10-11

  29. Murders in the Rue Morgue (Robert Florey)*
    1932 / United States / 61 minutes / ★★★ / 10-11

  30. Ecologia del delitto / A Bay of Blood (Mario Bava)*
    1971 / Italy / 84 minutes / English dub / Shudder / Theme Movie / ★★★ / 10-12

  31. Captive Wild Woman (Edward Dmytryk)
    1943 / United States / 61 minutes / ★ / 10-12

  32. Night of the Demon (Jacques Tourneur)
    1957 / United Kindgom / 96 minutes / original cut / Subset Movie / ★★★★˝ / 10-13

  33. Chamber of Horrors (Norman Lee)*
    1940 / United Kindgom / 79 minutes / ★★˝ / 10-13

  34. Dawn of the Mummy (Frank Agrama)*
    1981 / United States & Egypt / 93 minutes / B-Movie TV / ★˝ / 10-14


Creepy Checklist
Spoiler:

4/10 Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
--- Clancy Brown -
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Brad Dourif -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
-x- Boris Karloff - Cauldron of Blood
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
-x- Bela Lugosi - Night Monster
-x- Lynn Lowry - Cat People
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
--- Tiffany Shepis -
--- P.J. Soles -
--- Tony Todd -
-x- Recently Deceased - Young Frankenstein (Cloris Leachman)

2/5 Select 5 directors:
-x- Freddie Francis - The Psychopath
-x- Jesús "Jess" Franco - Miss Muerte / The Diabolical Dr. Z
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director -
--- Recently Deceased -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Pino Donaggio -
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Claudio Simonetti -
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Rick Baker -
--- Joe Blasco -
--- KNB EFX Group -
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
--- Jason Blum -
--- Herman Cohen -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -

2/2 Select 2 writers: Completed
--- Christopher Landon -
-x- Dardano Sacchetti - A Bay of Blood
--- Curt Siodmak -
-x- Kiyoshi Kurosawa - Cure

15/30 Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- 3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Candy Cinema -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By Richard Matheson -
-x- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - Messiah of Evil (hosted by Elvira)
-x- Comedy / Spoof - Muppets Haunted Mansion
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-x- Death by Electrocution - Night of the Demon
-x- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation - Misery
-x- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber - Chamber of Horrors
--- Documentary -
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Euro Horror -
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -
-x- Firearms - Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
--- Flashback -
--- Fog -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - Murders in the Rue Morgue
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
-x- Mad Scientist - Captive Wild Woman
-x- Mummy - Dawn of the Mummy
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror -
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Russia -
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Psychological -
-x- Quarantine - The Night Eats the World
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
-x- Shudder Original / Exclusive - Spiral
-x- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - My Bloody Valentine
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
-x- Suicide - Fallen
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
-x- Takes Place in a High School - Prom Night
--- Takes Place in a Library -
--- Takes Place on a Mountain -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-x- Title Spoken By Character - The Man Who Laughs
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voyeurism -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

1/1 Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff": Completed
--- 1921 (100th) -
-x- 1946 (75th) - The Spiral Staircase
--- 1971 (50th) -
--- 1996 (25th) –

1/1 Select 1 from the following anniversaries: Completed
-x- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre - Elvira's 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special Special: House on Haunted Hill
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball -

1/3 Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-x- Killed during sex - Bad Moon
--- New House, New Problems -
--- No cell phone service -
--- Making dumb decisions -
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
--- The mirror scare -
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

1/4 Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- M -
-x- GP - The House That Screamed

​3/6 Select 6 decades of film history:
-x- Pre-1930 - The Cat and the Canary
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
-x- 1960 - Eye of the Devil
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
-x- 2010 - mother!
--- 2020 -

1/1 Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality: Completed
-x- Christopher Plummer - The Spiral Staircase (1975)

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

1/1 Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites": Completed
-x- Spookies (1986)

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

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:
-x- Italian - Nella stretta morsa del ragno / Web of the Spider
--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title).
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

1/3 Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
--- Was made in the 1990s -
-x- Features a LGBT character - The Hunger
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
--- Features a severed head -
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
--- Features a funeral scene -
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

Attend a live or virtual event[/u]:
--- (insert event). OPTIONAL

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - 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

Terrifying Themes
Spoiler:

10/01: 20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear
--- House on Haunted Hill / The Diabolical Dr. Z / Web of the Spider


10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers / Serial Killers -
--- Prom Night / My Bloody Valentine


10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror -
--- Tremors 4: The Legend Begins


10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) -
--- The Spiral Staircase (1946) / Bad Moon (1996)


10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary -
--- Messiah of Evil


10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries;
Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory! - School's Out ...Forever! -
--- The House That Screamed


10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill -
--- Misery


10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast
Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films -
--- Spookies


10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema -
--- The Man Who Laughs


10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!
The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian -
--- Cure


10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition -
--- Spiral


10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!
In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies -
--- A Bay of Blood


10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer.
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer -
---
10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved -
---
10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 -
---
10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores -
---
10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood -
---
10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
---
10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
---
10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
---
10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
---
10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
---
10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends
The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
---
10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
---
10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
---
10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
---
10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
---
10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
---
10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
---
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 -
---

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

First Time View'd - ¤

2021/09/30
The Haunted Hotel,, 1907, J. Stuart Blackton, Short, Stream, US, B&W,
01. Adventure at the Center of the Earth,, 1965, Alfred L. Werker, Movie, Stream, MX, B&W, ¤,
Castlevania, "Murder Wakes it Up", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/01
Castlevania, "Having the World", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
02. Tucker and Dale vs. Evil,, 2010, Eli Craig, Movie, Blu, CA, Color, ¤,
03. Zu: Warriors From the Magic Mountain,, 1983, Tsui Hark, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,
Just Spooks,, 1925, Walter Lantz, Short, Stream, US, B&W, ¤
Futurama, "The Honking", 2000,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

2021/10/02
04. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir,, 1947, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W,,
05. The Ghosts of Berkley Square ,, 1947, Vernon Sewell, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W, ¤,
Castlevania, "Walk Away", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
06. The Uninvited,, 1944, Lewis Allen, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,,
The Ghost and Molly McGee, "The Curse/First Day Frights!", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/03
07. Gun Crazy: A Woman from Nowhere,, 2002, Atsushi Muroga, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,,
08. The Haunted World of El Superbeasto,, 2009, Rob Zombie, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,
Castlevania, "You Must Sacrifice", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/04
09. Festival of Fright, "Part - 2", 2010, N/A, Trailers, Stream, Various, Various, ¤,
10. Tarantula,, 1955, Jack Arnold, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,,
Castlevania, "Back in the World", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
The Witch's Cat,, 1929, John Burton, Short, Stream, US, B&W, ¤

2021/10/05
11. Festival of Fright, "Part - 3", 2010, N/A, Trailers, Stream, Various, Various, ¤,
The Haunted House,, 1929, Walt Disney, Short, Stream, US, B&W, ¤
12. Altered States,, 1980, Ken Russel, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,
Castlevania, "You Don't Deserve My Blood", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/06
13. Caltiki, The Immortal Monster,, 1959, Riccardo Freda, Movie, Blu, IT, B&W,,
The Haunted Ship,, 1930, John Foster/Harry Bailey, Short, Stream, US, B&W,
Castlevania, "The Great Work", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
14. Creature, "Part 1", 1998,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤,

2021/10/07
15. Exte: Hair Extensions,, 2007, Sion Sono, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,,
16. Creature, "Part 2", 1998,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤,

2021/10/08
17. Blood Red Sky,, 2021, Peter Thorwarth, Movie, Stream, DE, Color, ¤,
18. The Fake Ghost Catchers,, 1982, Lau Kar-Wing, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,,

2021/10/09
Castlevania, "Death Magic", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
Castlevania, "The Endings", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
Castlevania, "It's Been a Strange Ride", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
19. Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse,, 2015, Christopher Landon, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ¤,
20. Hand of Fear,, 1962, Gene Nelson, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,,
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, "Episode 1", 2021,, TV, Stream, JP, Color, ¤
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the First: Hansel and Gretel", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/10
21. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit,, 2005, Nick Park/Steve Box, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,,
22. The Giant Behemoth,, 1959, Eugčne Lourié/Douglas Hickox, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W,,
23. Killdozer,, 1974, Jerry London, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, "Episode 2", 2021,, TV, Stream, JP, Color, ¤

2021/10/11
Rick and Morty, "The Great Yokai Battle of Akihabara", 2021,, TV, Stream, JP, Color, ¤
24. Zombies of Mora Tau,, 1957, Edward L. Cahn, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, ¤,
25. Once Bitten,, 1985, Howard Storm, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, "Episode 3", 2021,, TV, Stream, JP, Color, ¤
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Second: The Seven Swallows", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/12
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, "Episode 4", 2021,, TV, Stream, JP, Color, ¤
26. The Lost Continent,, 1968, Michael Carreras, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,,
27. Magic Cop,, 1990, Stephen Tung Wai, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,,
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Third: Brother and Sister", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/13
28. Tokyo Zombie,, 2005, Sakichi Satō, Movie, Stream, JP, Color, ¤,
29. Topper,, 1937, Norman Z. McLeod, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,,
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Fourth: The Monster Within", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Fifth: A Smile as Red as Blood", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/14
30. Murders in the Rue Morgue,, 1971, Gordon Hessler, Movie, Stream, US, Color, ¤,
31. Topper Takes a Trip,, 1938, Norman Z. McLeod, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,,
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Sixth: Three Golden Hairs", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Seventh: Faithful Johannes", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/15
32. The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre,, 1964, Joseph Stefano, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, ¤,
33. Topper Returns,, 1941, Roy Del Ruth, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,,
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Eigth: The Broken Kingdom", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Ninth: The Dragon", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤
A Tale Dark and Grimm, "Chapter the Tenth: The Royal Family", 2021,, ONA, Stream, US, Color, ¤

2021/10/16
34. Brides of Dracula,, 1960, Terence Fisher, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,,
35. Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron,, 2007, Tad Stones, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,
36. Tower of Terror,, 1997, D.J. McHale, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,

2021/10/16
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible, "Frenzy of Tongs", 2001,, TV, Stream, GB, Color,
37. Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion,, 1997, Shusuke Kaneko, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,,
38. The Scream Team,, 2002, Stuart Gillard, Movie, Stream, US, Color,,
Ghosts, "Pilot", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
Ghosts, "Hello!", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤
Ghosts, "Viking Funeral", 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, ¤

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

Trevor’s October 2021 DVDTalk Horror Challenge
Goals
Spoiler:

Hit at least 101
Watch every subset film
Follow theme days completely
Read over 100 comic books
Complete the official Challenge checklist and my personal checklist




List
Spoiler:


Thursday September 30th bonus dusk time, Criterion/art house
Subset - Road Games (1981), PG, archive.org
Theme - Cat People (1942), not rated, BD
Checklist - Night of Anubis (1968), not rated, BD, workprint

Friday October 1st, alcohol
Subset - Slither (2006), R, AmazonPrime
Theme - Feast (2005), R, PlexHD
Checklist - Jaws (1975), PG, BD Digibook

Saturday October 2nd, slashers
Subset - Silent Madness (1984), R, TubiTV
Theme - Slasher.com (2017), R, TubiTV
Checklist - Halloween (2018), R, Vudu, PJ Soles + producer
Checklist - Feardotcom (2002), R, IMDbTV, Udo Kier, 4/10

Sunday October 3rd, subterranean
Subset - The Severed Arm (1973), R, PlexHD
Theme - Gog (1954), Approved, AmazonPrime
Checklist - Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981),unrated, YouTube

Monday October 4th, chronological face-off
Subset - The Phantom Carriage (1921), not rated, BD
Subset - The Spiral Staircase (1946), Approved, YouTube
Subset - A Bay of Blood (1971), R, Kanopy, writer Sacchetti
Subset - The Frighteners (1996), R, DVD, Baker makeup, cameo
Theme - The House That Dripped Blood (1971), PG, Halloween Channel on Roku, two stars
Checklist - The Phantom Carriage (1921), not rated, BD, with audio commentary

Tuesday October 5th, Elvira’s 40th
Subset - Witchfinder General (1968), Unrated, BD
Theme - The House That Screamed (1969), GP,
Checklist - Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972),, Vudu free

Wednesday October 6th, school
Subset - Cutting Class (1989), R, YouTube, 7/10
Theme - Final Girls
Checklist - The Roommate (2011), PG-13, AmazonPrime
Checklist - Happy Death Day 2
Checklist - Pulse (2006), R, Vudu Free, writer
Checklist - Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988), not rated, DVD, 5/10

Thursday October 7th, killer ladies
Subset - Carrie
Theme - Criminally Insane (1975), R, AmazonPrime, 6/10
Checklist - Tales of Halloween (2015), R, IMDbTV, actress, 6/10
Checklist - Mercy Christmas (2017), TV-MA, Streampix, 7/10
Checklist - Ma (2019), R, YouTubeTV, 7/10

Friday October 8th, Joe Bob
Subset - Joe Bob’s Slumber Party Massacre 2, R, Shudder, 7/10
Theme - Joe Bob’s Haunt, Shudder, 7/10
Checklist - Joe Bob’s Spookies (), , Shudder, 7/10
Checklist -

Saturday October 9th, strange
Subset - Grave Robbers (1988), , YouTube
Theme - Bloodsucking Freaks (1976), , Shudder
Checklist - Things (1989),
Checklist - Jug Face

Sunday October 10th, Asian
Subset - Battle Royale (2000), , Kanopy
Theme - Ju-On: The Grudge (), , AmazonPrime
Checklist - Over Your Dead Body (2014), unrated, TubiTV
Checklist -

Monday October 11th, streaming original
Subset - The Mortuary Collection (), , Shudder
Theme - Ronald Dahl’s The Witches (2020), , HBOMax
Checklist - I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016), Netflix
Checklist - The Babysitter: Killer Queen (), , Netflix

Tuesday October 12th, unofficial sequels
Subset - Prom Night 2: Hello Mary Lou (1987), , Shudder
Theme - The Addiction (1995), , YouTube
Checklist - Creepshow 3 (), , DVD
Checklist -

Wednesday October 13th, skeptics
Subset - Curse of the Demon (1957), , Fandor
Theme -
Checklist - His House (), , Netflix
Checklist -

Thursday October 14th, documentaries
Subset - In Search of Darkness (2019), , Shudder
Theme - Monster Madness: The Golden Age of Horror (), , IMDbTV
Checklist - Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (), , IMDbTV, two icons
Checklist -


Friday October 15th, top,250
Subset - Cure (1997), , YouTube
Theme - The Invisible Man (19), , BD
Checklist - Shin Godzilla (), , BD
Checklist -

Saturday October 16th, VHS
Subset - Tower of Evil (19), , YouTube
Theme - Beyond the Gates (2016), , internet,
Checklist - Kingdom of the Spiders (1977), PG, grainy YouTube, deceased director
Checklist -

Sunday October 17th, theaters
Subset - Fade to Black
Theme - Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (2015), , IMDbTV
Checklist - The Clown at Midnight (1998), , IMDbTV, new to me 90s
Checklist -

Monday October 18th, zombies
Subset - Planet Terror (), ,
Theme - Zombi (), , Shudder
Checklist - House (1986), R, AmazonPrime, director Miner
Checklist -

Tuesday October 19th, mystery
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist - Bloody Moon (), , TubiTV
Checklist -

Wednesday October 20th
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Thursday October 21st
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Friday October 22nd
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Saturday October 23rd
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Wednesday October 6th
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Wednesday October 6th
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Wednesday October 6th
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
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Wednesday October 6th
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Wednesday October 6th
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist -
Checklist -

Saturday October 30th, witches
Subset -
Theme -
Checklist - Halloweentown (), , Disney+
Checklist -


Subset List
Spoiler:

-X- 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2021)

-X- 10/01: SterlingBen - Slither (2006)
-X- 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
-X- 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
-X- 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) / The Spiral Staircase (1946) / A Bay of Blood (1971) / The Frighteners (1996)
-X- 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
-X- 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
-X- 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
-X- 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
-X- 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
-X- 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
-X- 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
-X- 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
-X- 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
-X- 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019)
-X- 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
-X- 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
-X- 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
-X- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971) / Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)


Theme List
Spoiler:

-X- 10/01: 20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear - Jaws
-X- 10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers -
-X- 10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror -
-X- 10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) -
-X- 10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary -
-X- 10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries;
Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory! - School's Out ...Forever! -
-X- 10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill -
-X- 10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast
Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films -
-X- 10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema -
-X- 10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!
The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian -
-X- 10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition -
-X- 10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!
In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies -
-X- 10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer.
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer -
-X- 10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved -
-X- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 -
-X- 10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores -
-X- 10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood -
-X- 10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
--- 10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
--- 10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends
The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
--- 10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
--- 10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 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 -


Checklist
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
-X- Clancy Brown - The Mortuary Collection
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
-X- Brad Dourif - Wilding
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
-X- Udo Kier - Feardotcom
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
-X- Tiffany Shepis - Tales of Halloween
-X- P.J. Soles - Carrie, Halloween
--- Tony Todd -
-X- Recently Deceased (Daria Nicolodi) - Opera

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
-X- Takashi Miike - Over Your Dead Body
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
-X- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - Deborah Brock - Slumber Party Massacre II
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
-X- Pino Donaggio - Carrie
-X- Alan Howarth - Planet Terror
-X- Claudio Simonetti - Opera
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-X- Rick Baker - The Frighteners
--- Joe Blasco -
-X- KNB EFX Group - Planet Terror
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
-X- Jason Blum - Happy Death Day 2U
--- Herman Cohen -
-X- Dino De Laurentiis - Evil Dead 2

Select 2 writers:
-X- Christopher Landon - Freaky
-X- Dardano Sacchetti - A Bay of Blood
--- Curt Siodmak -
-X- Kiyoshi Kurosawa - Pulse

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film - Silent Madness
-X- Anthology Film - The Mortuary Collection
-X- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - multiple
--- Based on a True Story -
-X- Based on a Novel - The Ninth Gate
-X- Candy Cinema, 2 - Carrie
-X- Cannibalism - multiple
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-X- Comedy / Spoof - Cutting Class
-X- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Cat People
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-X- Death by: Electrocution - Carrie
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - The Frighteners
-X- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber - A Bay of Blood
-X- Documentary - In Search of Darkness
-X- Dream Horror - Slumber Party Massacre II
-X- Drunk Horror - Slither
-X- Euro Horror - Daughters of Darkness
-X- Enzo Sciotti Art - Evil Dead 2
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
-X- Flashback - Slither
-X- Fog, 2 - Wilding
-X- Folk Horror - Witchfinder General
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
-X- Ghost / Haunting - The Frighteners
-X- Giallo - A Bay of Blood
-X- J-Horror - Battle Royale
-X- Kaiju / Giant Monster - Curse of the Demon
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
-X- Killer / Evil Child - Battle Royale
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - Body Bags
-X- Mad Scientist - Planet Terror
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
-X- Name In Title - Carrie
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
-X- Psychological - I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
-X- Shudder Original / Exclusive - Slaxx
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Silent Madness
--- Slow Motion -
-X- Split Personality - Fade to Black
-X- Suicide - Carrie
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
-X- Takes Place in a High School - Cutting Class
-X- Takes Place in a Library - Carrie
-X- Takes Place on a Mountain - A Bay of Blood
-X- Takes Place on a Holiday - Silent Night, Deadly Night
-X- Takes Place on or Under the Sea - Jaws
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-X- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - Carrie
--- Trailer Compilation -
-X- Travelogue - Daughters of Darkness
-X- Vampire - Daughters of Darkness
--- Voyeurism -
-X- Werewolf - Wilding
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Witchfinder General
--- Wilhelm Scream -
-X- With Commentary - The Phantom Carriage
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
-X- Zombie - Night of Anubis

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
-X- 1921 (100th) -
-X- 1946 (75th) -
-X- 1971 (50th) -
-X- 1996 (25th) – The Frighteners

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre - Witchfinder General
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Killed during sex - Creepshow 3
-X- New House, New Problems, 2 - His House
--- No cell phone service -
--- Making dumb decisions -
-X- The creepy gas station attendant - Body Bags
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
-X- The mirror scare - Silent Madness
-X- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle - Freaky

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-X- PG - Road Games
-X- PG-13 - The Roommate
--- R -
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- M -
--- GP -
-X- Approved -

​Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 - The Phantom Carriage
--- 1930 -
-X- 1940 - The Cat People
--- 1950 -
-X- 1960 - Night of Anubis
-X- 1970 - Jaws
-X- 1980 - Road Games
-X- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
-X- 2010 -
-X- 2020 -

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
-X- Recently deceased list - Opera

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
-X- 8mm (Super 8) - Things
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982)
-X- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
--- The Carrier (1988)
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
--- Frankenhooker (1990)
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
-X- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

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:
-X- First language, (English), (most of them).
--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title).
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
-X- Was made in the 1990s - The Clown at Midnight (1998)
--- Features a LGBT character -
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
-X- Features a severed head - The Babysitter 2: Killer Queen
-X- Has a scene in a nightclub - The Roommate
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
-X- Features a funeral scene - Jug Face
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

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

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - OPTIONAL

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


Personal Checklist
Spoiler:

Blank Challenge Template
Trevor's Personal Challenge Checklist

(a monthly checklist to help justify collections and subscriptions)
every single thing I watch is logged here
* items marked such are not necessarily Challenge-compliant

Adult Swim

Amazon Prime

Amazon Video

Animation - Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School

AppleTV

BD

Best Picture Winner

Cable

CBS

Comic Book

Commentary Track

Criterion

CrunchyRoll

DigiBook - Jaws

Disney - disc

Disney+

DVD

Epix free preview

Full Moon Streaming

Godzilla/King Kong - Shin Godzilla

GooglePlay

HBO

Holiday

Horror

Hulu

Kanopy

Monty Pythonesque

Movies Anywhere

MST3K

Muppets

Netflix

Peacock

Peanuts

Roku

Showtime free preview

Shudder

special feature

Star Trek

Steelbook

Streampix - Mercy Christmas

3D

theater

TV Show - disc

Ultraman

Vudu - free - Silent Night, Bloody Night

Vudu - owned

YouTube

YouTube TV - Ma

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***


OCTOBER HORROR MOVIE CHALLENGE LISTS: 2020 · 2019 · 2018 · 2017 · 2016 · 2015 · 2014 · 2013 · 2012 · 2008 · 2007 · 2006

001 · SEP 30 · Road Games (1981) · Streaming · ☼
002 · OCT 01 · Slither (2006) · DVD
003 · OCT 01 · The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) · DVD
004 · OCT 01 · The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) · Blu-ray
005 · OCT 02 · Don't Answer the Phone! (1980) · Streaming · ☼
006 · OCT 02 · Bingo Hell (2021) · Streaming · ☼
007 · OCT 02 · Silent Madness (1984) · Streaming · ☼
008 · OCT 03 · The Severed Arm (1973) · Streaming · ☼
009 · OCT 03 · The Descent (2005) · Streaming

010 · OCT 03 · The Mummy's Ghost (1944) · Blu-ray
011 · OCT 03 · The Boogens (1981) · Streaming · ☼
012 · OCT 04 · The Frighteners (Director's Cut) (1996) · DVD
013 · OCT 04 · The Phantom Carriage (1921) · Streaming
· ☼
014 · OCT 04 · The Spiral Staircase (1946) · Blu-ray
· ☼
015 · OCT 04 · A Bay of Blood (1971) · Streaming
016 · OCT 05 · The Playgirls and the Vampire (1960) · Streaming · ☼
017 · OCT 05 · Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) · Streaming · ☼
018 · OCT 05 · Witchfinder General (1968) · Blu-ray
019 · OCT 06 · Cutting Class (1989) · Streaming · ☼
020 · OCT 06 · Splatter University (1984) · Streaming · ☼
021 · OCT 06 · The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) · Streaming · ☼
022 · OCT 06 · Happy Death Day 2U (2019) · Blu-ray · ☼
023 · OCT 07 · Carrie (1976) · DVD
024 · OCT 07 · Killer Workout (1987) · Streaming · ☼
025 · OCT 07 · Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) · Blu-ray · ☼
026 · OCT 08 · The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) · DVD
027 · OCT 08 · Slumber Party Massacre II (1987) · Streaming · ☼
028 · OCT 08 · Leprechaun (1993) · Blu-ray · ☼
029 · OCT 08 · Carnival of Souls (1962) · Streaming
030 · OCT 09 · A Bucket of Blood (1959) · DVD · ☼
031 · OCT 09 · Kill, Baby, Kill (1966) · Streaming · ☼
032 · OCT 09 · The Visitor (1979) · Streaming · ☼
033 · OCT 09 · Grave Robbers (1989) · Streaming · ☼
034 · OCT 10 · Battle Royale (2000) · Streaming · ☼
035 · OCT 11 · The Mortuary Collection (2019) · Streaming · ☼
036 · OCT 11 · Nocturne (2020) · Streaming · ☼
037 · OCT 11 · The Mummy's Curse (1944) · Blu-ray
038 · OCT 12 · Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987) · Streaming · ☼
039 · OCT 12 · Howling III: The Marsupials (1987) · DVD
040 · OCT 12 · Dance of the Dead (2008) · Streaming · ☼
041 · OCT 13 · Night of the Demon (1957) · Streaming · ☼
042 · OCT 13 · The Undying Monster (1942) · Streaming
043 · OCT 13 · Kingdom of the Spiders (1977) · Streaming · ☼
044 · OCT 13 · I Bury the Living (1958) · Streaming · ☼
047 · OCT 14 · In Search of Darkness (2019) · Streaming · ☼
048 · OCT 14 · Llamageddon (2015) · Streaming · ☼
049 · OCT 15 · Cure (1997) · Streaming · ☼
050 · OCT 15 · The Masque of the Red Death (1967) · Blu-ray
051 · OCT 15 · The Mummy's Tomb (1942) · Blu-ray
052 · OCT 15 · White Zombie (1942) · Streaming · ☼
053 · OCT 16 · Tower of Evil (1972) · Streaming · ☼
054 · OCT 16 · Satan's Cheerleaders (1977) · Streaming · ☼
055 · OCT 16 · Schizo (1976) · Blu-ray · ☼
056 · OCT 17 · Fade to Black (1980) · Streaming · ☼
057 · OCT 17 · Popcorn (1991) · Streaming · ☼
058 · OCT 17 · The Blob (1988) · Streaming · ☼
059 · OCT 17 · Ruby (1977) · Streaming · ☼


☼ = FIRST TIME VIEWING

31 FILM SUBSET

Spoiler:
[X] 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2021)

[X] 10/01: SterlingBen - Slither (2006)
[X] 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
[X] 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
[X] 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) / The Spiral Staircase (1946) / A Bay of Blood (1971) / The Frighteners (1996)
[X] 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
[X] 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
[X] 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
[X] 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
[X] 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
[X] 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
[X] 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
[X] 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
[X] 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
[X] 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019)
[X] 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
[X] 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
[X] 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
--- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971) / Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)

















THEME NIGHTS
Spoiler:
[X] 10/0120% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear - Slither (2006); The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003); The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
[X] 10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers - Don't Answer the Phone! (1980); Silent Madness (1984)
[X] 10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror - The Severed Arm (1973); The Descent (2005); The Boogens (1981)
[X] 10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) - The Frightener's (Director's Cut) (1996); The Phantom Carriage (1921); The Spiral Staircase (1946); A Bay of Blood (1971)
[X] 10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary - The Playgirls and the Vampire (1960); Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971); Witchfinder General (1968)
[X] 10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries; Avoid the Pitfalls of Academic Life, Or It's Gonna Get Gory! - School's Out ...Forever! - Cutting Class (1989); Splatter University (1984); The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982); Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
[X] 10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill - Carrie (1976); Killer Workout (1987); Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
[X] 10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974); Slumber Party Massacre II (1987); Leprechaun (1993); Carnival of Souls (1962)
[X] 10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema - A Bucket of Blood (1959); Kill, Baby, Kill (1966); The Visitor (1979); Grave Robbers (1989)
[X] 10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors! The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian - Battle Royale (2000)
[X] 10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition - The Mortuary Collection (2019); Nocturne (2020)
[X] 10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed! In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987); Howling III: The Marsupials (1987)
[X] 10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer. They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer - Night of the Demon (1957); The Undying Monster (1942); Kingdom of the Spiders (1977); I Bury the Living (1958)
[X] 10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved - In Search of Darkness (2019)
[X] 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 - Cure (1997); The Masque of the Red Death (1967)
[X] 10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores - Tower of Evil (1972); Satan's Cheerleaders (1977); Schizo (1976)
--- 10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood -
--- 10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death! Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies -
--- 10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit? Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
--- 10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
--- 10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
--- 10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 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 -

















CHECKLIST
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
--- Clancy Brown -
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Brad Dourif -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
--- Tiffany Shepis -
--- P.J. Soles -
--- Tony Todd -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Pino Donaggio -
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Claudio Simonetti -
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Rick Baker -
--- Joe Blasco -
--- KNB EFX Group -
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
--- Jason Blum -
--- Herman Cohen -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -

Select 2 writers:
--- Christopher Landon -
--- Dardano Sacchetti -
--- Curt Siodmak -
--- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Electrocution
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber -
--- Documentary -
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Euro Horror -
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
--- Flashback -
--- Fog, 2 -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
--- Shudder Original / Exclusive -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
--- Takes Place in a High School -
--- Takes Place in a Library -
--- Takes Place on a Mountain -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voyeurism -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1921 (100th) -
--- 1946 (75th) -
--- 1971 (50th) -
--- 1996 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre -
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Killed during sex -
--- New House, New Problems, 2 -
--- No cell phone service -
--- Making dumb decisions -
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
--- The mirror scare -
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

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

​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
--- 2010 -
[X] 2020 - Bingo Hell (2021)

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

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 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
--- Was made in the 1990s -
--- Features a LGBT character -
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
[X] Features a severed head - Road Games (1981)
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
--- Features a funeral scene -
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

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

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - 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 XVII Results
Total: 00
FTV: 00 (00%)
Challenges: 13
Formats Viewed - BD: 00; DVD: 00; Streaming: 00; OTA: 00
Decades Viewed - 2020: 00; 2010: 00; 2000: 00; 1990: 00; 1980: 00; 1970: 00; 1960: 00; 1950: 00; 1940: 00; 1930: 00; PRE-1930: 00
Time viewed: 00H 00M


October Horror Movie Challenge XVI Results
Total: 120
FTV: 69 (58%)
Challenges: 12
Formats Viewed - BD: 29; DVD: 25; Streaming: 63; OTA: 3
Decades Viewed - 2010: 17; 2000: 12; 1990: 8; 1980: 34; 1970: 17; 1960: 17; 1950: 4; 1940: 4; 1930: 5; PRE-1930: 2
Time viewed: 188H 40M

October Horror Movie Challenge XV Results
Total: 108
FTV: 64 (59%)
Challenges: 11
Formats Viewed - BD: 17; DVD: 17; Streaming: 51; OTA: 7; Theater: 1
Decades Viewed - 2010: 11; 2000: 16; 1990: 9; 1980: 26; 1970: 11; 1960: 11; 1950: 8; 1940: 13; 1930: 3
Time viewed: 156H 58M

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 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

List
Spoiler:
Sep 30:
1. Road Games
2. Cult of Chucky

Oct 1:
3. Slither
4. Razorback
5. Idle Hands

Oct 2:
6. Army of the Dead
7. Silent Madness
8. Highwaymen
(.5) Are You Afraid of the Dark (2019) S1E1: "Submitted for Approval"
9. Bloodfest

Oct 3:
10. Blood Moon
11. Zombieland: Double Tap
12. The Severed Arm
(.5) Are You Afraid of the Dark (2019) S1E2: "Opening Night"
13. Are You Afraid of the Dark (2019) S1E1: "Submitted for Approval" / Are You Afraid of the Dark (2019) S1E2: "Opening Night"
14. Trick
15. Super Hot

Oct 4:
16. WNUF Halloween Special
17. A Bay of Blood
18. Perdita Durango
19. Lisa
(.5) Are You Afraid of the Dark (2019) S1E3: "Destroy All Tophats"
20. The Frighteners

Oct 5:
21. Witchfinder General
22. Are You Afraid of the Dark (2019) S1E3: "Destroy All Tophats" / Zomboat S1 E1 / Zomboat S1E2
23. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Oct 6:
24. Cutting Class
25. The Resort
26. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary

Oct 7:
27. Funhouse
28. Carrie
29. VFW

Oct 8:
30. Slumber Party Massacre II
31. In Search of Darkness (First 1/3)
32. In Search of Darkness (Second 1/3)
(.25) Zomboat S1E3
(.25) Zomboat S1E4

Oct 9:
33. In Search of Darkness (Last 1/3)
34. Under Wraps
35. Boys from County Hell
36. Prince of Darkness
37. Grave Robbers
38. Dementia 13
39. American Horror Story S10E7 | Zomboat S1E3 | Zomboat S1E4
40. Game of Death

Oct 10
41. Battle Royale
42. The Wolf of Snow Hollow
43. Don't Grow Up
44. Stepfather
(.5) American Horror Story S10E8
(.25) Are You Afraid of the Dark S1E5 "The Tale of the Hungry Hounds"

Oct 11:
45. The Mortuary Collection
(.5) Zomboat S1E5 | Zomboat S1E6
46. American Horror Story S10E8 | Zomboat S1E5 | Zomboat S1E6
47. In Search of Darkness: Part II (1/3)

Oct 12:
48. Venom
49. Venom: Let There Be Carnage
50. Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II

Oct 13:
51. Curse of the Demon
52. In Search of Darkness: Part II (2/3)
53. Feast

Oct 14:
54. In Search of Darkness: Part II (3/3)
55. I Had a Bloody Good Time at House Harker
Feast II
Feast III

Oct 15:
56. Cure
57. To Hell and Back: The Kane Hodder Story
58. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
59. Vampires vs the Bronx

Oct 16:
60. Tower of Evil

Oct 17:
61. Fade to Black
62. Suburban Gothic

Oct 18:

. Planet Terror
***
Current partial credit holding pen:
(.25) Are You Afraid of the Dark S1E5 "The Tale of the Hungry Hounds" | Are You Afraid of the Dark "" | Are You Afraid of the Dark














Checklist
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors: [1/10]
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
--- Clancy Brown -
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
-1- Brad Dourif - Cult of Chucky
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
--- Tiffany Shepis -
--- P.J. Soles -
--- Tony Todd -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Pino Donaggio -
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Claudio Simonetti -
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-1- Rick Baker - The Frighteners
--- Joe Blasco -
--- KNB EFX Group -
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
--- Jason Blum -
--- Herman Cohen -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -

Select 2 writers:
--- Christopher Landon -
-1- Dardano Sacchetti - A Bay of Blood
--- Curt Siodmak -
--- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types: [20/30]
-6- *3-D Film - Silent Madness
--- Anthology Film -
-1- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - Roadgames
--- Based on a True Story -
10- Based on a Novel - Perdita Durango
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
19- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - The Last Drive-In: Slumber Party Massacre II
-3- Comedy / Spoof - Slither
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Electrocution
12- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - The Frighteners
11- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber - A Bay of Blood
20- Documentary - In Search of Darkness
--- Dream Horror -
13- Drunk Horror - Sither
--- Euro Horror -
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
14- Flashback - Slither
--- Fog, 2 -
15- Folk Horror - Witchfinder Genera
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
-5- Killer / Evil Animal - Razorback
--- Killer / Evil Child -
-2- Killer / Evil Doll - Cult of Chucky
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
--- Shudder Original / Exclusive -
-7- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Silent Madness
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
-4- Takes Place in a High School - Idle Hands
--- Takes Place in a Library -
16- Takes Place on a Mountain - A Bay of Blood
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
18- Vampire - The Boys from County Hell
--- Voyeurism -
-9- Werewolf - Blood Moon
17- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
-8- Zombie - Army of the Dead

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1921 (100th) -
--- 1946 (75th) -
--- 1971 (50th) -
--- 1996 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre - Witchfinder General
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
-X- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2- Idle Hands

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes: [1/3]
--- Killed during sex -
--- New House, New Problems, 2 -
--- No cell phone service -
--- Making dumb decisions -
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
-1- The evil doll that comes to life - Cult of Chucky
-2- The mirror scare - Silent Madness
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

Select 4 ratings: [2/4]
--- G -
-1- PG - Roadgames
-3- PG-13 - Lisa
-2- R - Cult of Chucky
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- M -
--- GP -

​Select 6 decades of film history: [5/6]
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
-5- 1970 - The Severed Arm (1973)
-1- 1980 - Roadgames (1981)
-3- 1990 - Idle Hands (1999)
-4- 2000 - Slither (2006)
-2- 2010 - Cult of Chucky (2017)
--- 2020 -

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

Watch films in at least three formats: [1/3]
-1- First format, (Bu-ray), (Roadgames).
--- 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 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that: [2/3]
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
--- Was made in the 1990s -
--- Features a LGBT character -
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
-1- Features a severed head - Army of the Dead
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
-2- Was shot in Mexico - Pedita Durango
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
--- Features a funeral scene -
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

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

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - 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 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***


The 17th Annual October Horror Movie Challenge
Blue = First Time View
Red = Rewatch of a Favorite!

2021-10-01
1. Rifftrax ''Uninvited'' (1988/2017) tubi
2. Rifftrax ''Ghosthouse'' (1988/2012) tubi
Started with 2 of my favorite Rifftax!
3. Species (1995) tubi
This was great!
4. Monsters (2010) tubi
This was great!
5. Piranha DD (2012) tubi
First time seeing the uncensored version.
2021-10-02
6. Devil Music (2017) tubi
This was great!
7. Frankenstein General Hospital (1988) tubi
This ''Comedy'' had exactly 1 laugh.
8. Amityville Scarecrow (2021) tubi
This was boring.
9. Flight 666 (2018) tubi
This was okay.
2021-10-03
10. Transylvania 6-5000 (1985) tubi
This ''Comedy" was completely laughless.
11. Konga TNT (2020) tubi
Very cheap kids movie, not really entertaining at all.
12. The Canyon (2009) tubi
This was great.
13. Poseidon Rex (2013) tubi
Not great.
2021-10-04
14. Killer Pinata (2015) tubi
This was great!
2021-10-05
15. Prelude (1927) YouTube
Interesting I guess.
16. Party Bus To Hell (2017) tubi
Great!
17. Dark Breed (1996) tubi
This was okay.
18. Ouija Craft (2020) tubi
Pretty good.
19. Amityville: It's About Time (1992) tubi
Fun and goofy.
20. Amityville Horror: The Evil Escapes (1989) tubi
This was okay.
2021-10-06
21. Ghost Cat (2004) tubi
This was great!
22. Island Zero (2018) tubi
This was great!
23. Bullets For The Dead (2015) tubi
This was pretty good.
24. Hobgoblins (1988) tubi
First time watching the non-MST3K version of this.(It needs those guys!)
25. Reptisaurus (2009) tubi
Typical syfy movie. The one where a group of unlikable people argue endlessly while a bad cgi monster attacks infrequently. Garbage.
2021-10-07
26. Bone Eater (2007) tubi
This one has a high number of TV has beens. Made it a little more watchable.
27. Stuck (2008) tubi
This was great!
28. Black Pumpkin (2018) tubi
This was great!
29. Carniverous (2007) tubi
Not good.
30. Solar Impact (2019) tubi
Pretty good.
31. Earthtastrophe (2016) tubi
Kind of dull and stupid.
32. Sheborg (2016) tubi
Crazy Fun! Sort of Spice Girls Vs. Alien Invaders.
33. Life After Beth (2014) tubi
Still great!
2021-10-08
34. Pumpkins (2018) tubi
A huge disapointment.
35. Bad Milo! (2013) tubi
Great!
36. OMG... We're In A Horror Movie (2014) tubi
Pretty good!
37. Ants On A Plane (2007) tubi
Also pretty good.
38. Apex Predators (2021) tubi
Awful.
39. Housebound (2014) tubi
Okay.
2021-10-09
40. The Death Artist (1995) tubi
Note: A Bucket Of Blood remake retitled for some reason.
This was pretty good. I was surprised.
41. Commander USA's Groovie Movies "The Alligator People" (1959/1986) YouTube
42. Commander USA's Groovie Movies "Cave Of The Living Dead" (1964/1986) YouTube
Two of The Late Great Commander USA's Episodes. These were a lot of fun.
2021-10-10
43. The Curse Of Buckout Road (2017) tubi
This was much better than I thought it would be.
44. The Fog (1980) tubi
41 year old classic.
45. Captain Voyeur (1969) YouTube
Very early John Carpenter. Not bad.
46. Beary (2021) tubi
Okay.
47. Bad Blood (2016) tubi
Okay.
48. Big Bad Bugs (2012) tubi
Barely watchable junk.
2021-10-11
49. Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987) tubi
Some over-the-top goofy stuff in this but not really enough, just okay.
50. Trick Or Treats (1982) tubi
The world's most gullible babysitter vs. the world's most annoying kid. Again, just okay.
51. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Roku
Don't dream it, be it!
52. Sorority House Massacre (1986) tubi
Okay, I guess.
53. Pieces (1982) tubi
I don't have the remote Today so it's mostly mediocre crap I've seen before. Like this.
54. The Gathering (2002) tubi
Got the remote back. So more interesting stuff for a while, like this.
55. Camp Death III In 2D () tubi
pretty funny.
2021-10-12
56. Corona Zombies (2020) tubi
This was great.
57. Hell Of The Living Dead (1980) tubi
One of the two movies used to make Corona Zombies, it was okay.
58. Cinematic Titanic ''War Of The Insects'' (1968/2011) tubi
Hilarious!
59. Halloween At Aunt Ethel's (2019) tubi
This was pretty good.
60. Abominable (2020) tubi
Nice gore effects, bad costume but mostly dull.
61. Escape: Puzzle Of Fear (2020) tubi
Okay.
2021-10-13
62. Dinosaur Hotel (2021) tubi
Stupid, boring.
63. D-Railed (2019) tubi
This was great!
64. The Row (2018) tubi
Okay, I guess.
65. La Llorona (1933) YouTube
Pretty good.
66. Hallmark Hall Of Fame ''Arsenic & Old Lace'' (1962) YouTube
This was great!
67. Dark Tower (1987) YouTube
This was good.
68. Monster From The Ocean Floor (1954) tubi
First film Produced by Roger Corman, so historicly interesting, but also pretty entertaining.
69. House Of The Black Death (1965) tubi
This was Okay.
2021-10-14
70. Let's Scare Jessica To Death (1971) Pluto TV
One of my faves. First time seeing it widescreen! Still great!
71. The Canterville Ghost (1996) Roku
This was great!
72. The Ugly Duckling (1959) YouTube
This was great!
73. Ghost Crazy (1944) YouTube
Stagey, talky and dull.
74. CarousHELL (2016) tubi
A couple minutes of mildly amusing voice over is not enough to save this.
2021-10-15
75. Spiders (2000) tubi
This was great!
76. Spiders 2 (2001) tubi
Kind of odd, but not too bad.
77. Venomous (2001) tubi
This was okay.
78. Terror Birds (2016) tubi
This was stupidly entertaining.
78. Arbor Demon (2016) tubi
This was great!
2021-10-16
79. Cyclone (1978) tubi
This was okay.
80. Spirit Trap (2005) tubi
This was pretty good.
81. Ghost Of Goodnight Lane (2014) tubi
This was great!
82. Cute Little Buggers (2017) tubi
This was great!
83. Frankenstein Meets The Space Monster (1965) tubi
Turned out I saw this before. Still awful.
84. Gila! (2012) tubi
Goofy and good remake of The Giant Gila Monster.
85. Pulse (2006) tubi
This was great!
2021-10-17
86. The Drums Of Jeopardy (1931) YouTube
This was pretty good.
87. Night Of The Living Deb (2015) tubi
That f..ing random next crap finally landed on something I wanted to watch.
88. Pulse 2 (2008) tubi
Not as good as Pulse but it was okay.
89. Pulse 3 (2008) tubi
This was pretty good.
2021-10-18
90. Halloweed (2016) tubi
This was pretty good.
91. Slaw (2017) tubi
More silly than funny but okay.

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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

Totals & Links for My Old Lists:
Spoiler:
2005 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 79 (First Time Viewings: 55 = 69.62%)
2006 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 105 (FTVs: 66 = 62.86%)
2007 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 159 (FTVs: 88 = 55.35%)
2008 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 164 (FTVs: 89 = 54.27%)
2009 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 135 (FTVs: 125 = 92.59%)
2010 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 111 (FTVs: 108 = 97.30)
2011 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 136 (123 Movies + 24 TV Shows & 1 Short Film) (FTVs: 120 = 88.24%)
2012 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 105 (102 Movies + 6 TV Episodes) (FTVs: 92 = 87.62)
2013 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 114 (111 Movies + 6 TV Episodes) (FTVs: 80 = 70.18%)
2014 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 104 (FTVs: 45 = 43.27%)
2015 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 118 (FTVs: 103 = 87.29%)
2016 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 111 (FTVs: 101 = 90.99%)
2017 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 108 (FTVs: 69 = 63.89%)
2018 October Horror Movie Challenge List
- 106 (FTVs: 84 = 79.25%)
2019 October Horror Movie Challenge List
-102 (FTVs: 59 = 57.84)
2020 October Horror Movie Challenge List
-145 (FTVs: 131 = 90.34%)

Total watched for all 16 challenges: 1902 (1883 Movies + 36 TV Shows & 1 Short Film) (FTVs: 1415 = 74.40%)


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This Year's List:
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9/30/21

1) Silent Madness (1984) - A criminally insane patient is accidentally released from an asylum and heads to college to kill a few sorority girls - in 3D! I had seen this one before, but not in 3D.
2) Friday the 13th (1980) - Young people fixing up an old, closed down summer camp get murdered. Silent Madness "borrowed" a bit from this one, so it seemed like a good double feature.
3) Night of the Animated Dead (2021) - Another animated Night of the Living Dead remake. I expected to hate this, but I didn't.

10/1/21

4) Malignant (2021) - A young woman is pursued by a supernatural killer with whom she shares a psychic bond. This is another one I expected to hate, but ended up liking.
5) Chthulhu Mansion (La mansión de los Cthulhu) (1992) - After killing a drug dealer on a dark ride and stealing his bag of coke, five goofball hoods kidnap carnival magician Chandu, his daughter, and his mute manservant, and go hide out in Chandu's sanctum sanctorum - Chthulhu Mansion - where the mansion's supernatural residents don't take kindly to strangers. A moderately fun, extra-cheesy, low-budget spook show.
6) Beyond the Door III (1989) - A group of American students are trapped by an evil force on board a runaway train traveling through Eastern Europe. I've seen worse.

10/2/21

7) Hidden 3D (Hidden) (2011) - After his mad scientist mother passes away, a Canadian dude inherits the old monastery that housed her laboratory. So, of course, he and a few friends go there to spend the night, then get attacked and killed by her old experiments. The copy I watched was 2D (even though it had the Hidden 3D title). I doubt 3D would've helped it much.
8) Psychosis (2010) - Soon after a writer (Charisma Carpenter) and her husband move into a big house in the country outside of London, she starts hallucinating and having violent visions, leading her to wonder whether the house is haunted or if she is just losing her mind. A little slow moving, but not too bad.
9) Dark Tower (1989) - A new high-rise building in Barcelona is haunted by a deadly spirit.
10) Director's Cut (2016) [tubi] - Penn Jillette plays an obsessed fan who kidnaps the lead actress of a crowd-funded movie about a serial killer who is re-creating infamous past murders so he can reshoot and re-edit the film more to his liking. We watch his re-edited version along with his "director's commentary." It's all very "meta." And somewhat amusing.
11) Parasomnia (2008) - A loser art student kidnaps a young woman suffering from "Sleeping Beauty Syndrome" from a hospital, then she becomes possessed by a serial killer who visits her in her dreams and makes her sleepwalk and kill people. I needed a nap after watching this one.
12) Isolation (2011) - A woman wakes up in a hospital bed in an isolation unit with no memories of how she got there. Is she a patient or a prisoner? IMDb doesn't list this one as "Horror," but it was included in an 8-film horror set I bought at Dollar Tree, and Letterboxd calls it "Horror," so I'm counting it.

10/3/21

13) Ghosthouse (1988) - A ham radio operator hears a strange broadcast one night. The next day, he and his girlfriend track the signal to an empty old house in the country where they meet a group of young people camping next to the house. Eventually they go into the house, where they encounter a ghost girl and her creepy clown doll, and people start getting killed.
14) The Seventh Victim (1943) - A young woman goes to New York City to search for her missing sister who she discovers is mixed up with a group of devil worshipers.
15) Maneater (2009) - People in a small town believe a bear is responsible for the recent brutal attacks in the nearby woods, but the local sheriff begins to suspect it's a wendigo.
16) Devil Seed (2012) - After a drunken visit to a psychic, a college girl becomes possessed and impregnated by something evil.
17) Beast Beneath (2011) - After a couple of crooks forge a dying old man's signature on a will so they can steal his land, the old man's blind daughter curses the men. Then many years later, after the land has become Griffith Park, the blind woman's granddaughter and her boyfriend find a treasure map. A few people go to the park to look for the treasure, but a monster and the old man's ghost are guarding it.
18) Die (2010) - Six suicidal Canadians wake up in cells in a dimly lit room, prisoners of a man who leaves their fate (whether they live or die) to the roll of a single die (thus the title).

10/4/21

19) House of Evil (Macabre Serenade, Dance of Death) (1968) [OtherWorlds TV] - A cantankerous codger (Boris Karloff) invites his relatives to his secluded castle, ostensibly to decide who to include in his will. Soon after they reach the castle, they're introduced to a toymaker and his deadly toys, then some other stuff happens, and finally, after way too long, the toys and automatons get around to killing someone.
20) The Fall of the House of Usher (La Chute de la Maison Usher) (1928) [YouTube] - In this loose adaptation of the Poe story, Roderick is living with his dying wife, Madeline, in a huge, forbidding miniature.
21) Die Marquise von Sade (Doriana Grey) (1976) - Jess Franco's boring pornographic take on The Picture Of Dorian Gray: Doriana Grey has an insatiable desire for sex. Even though she feels no pleasure from it, she takes her partners' vitality from them - keeping her young. Meanwhile, her psychically attuned twin, locked away in an asylum, feels everything.
22) Taste of Phobia (A Taste of Phobia) (2017) [Kino Cult] - Anthology film with 14 stories about phobias: "Chaetophobia (Fear of Hair)" - A woman is held captive by a bald guy who ties her down and shaves, and then waxes, her leg; "Pharmacophobia (Fear of Medication)" - A pharmacist who doesn't like to take medicine, is at home, sick, and wakes up to see that his wife or girlfriend left him some cough syrup to take; "Parthenophobia (Fear of Vergins)" [sic] - A guy making a porn flick meets his co-star, who is a virgin, and an obsessed fan; "Coprophobia (Fear of Feces)" - A guy who is scared to take a shit is attacked by a tiny shitty teddy bear that climbs out of his toilet; "Mysophobia (Fear of Germs)" - A skinny bald guy spends a night in a motel room; "Mazeophobia (Fear of Mazes)" - A foreign guy, lost somewhere in America, drives in circles for a while, stops to ask for directions, then gets abducted by rednecks; "Astrophobia (Fear of Stars)" - A guy meets a YouTuber with an unusual name, which leads him to become obsessed with a different YouTuber (not very good, yet easily the best story in the film); "Mageirocophobia (Fear of Cooking)" - A woman preparing a meal starts to see the vegetables as body parts, then the fish she was about to cook talks to her and shames her for not being vegan; "Gerascophobia (Fear of Ageing)" - A male model approaching thirty wants a new body; "Politicophobia (Fear of Politics)" - A few people repeatedly say "vote" and some other gibberish (this was the nadir for this shitfest of a film); "Somniphobia (Fear of Sleep)" - A sleep-deprived guy, working on some project, tries various methods to stay awake; "Oneirophobia (Fear of Dreams)" - A young woman has a dream, then sleepwalks, grabs a knife, and stabs her boyfriend (I just watched a whole movie like that); "Nyctophobia (Fear of Dark)" - A young woman sees someone whenever the lights go out; "Hemophobia (Fear of Blood)" - A woman dies while watching some crap on TV. There are way too many commercials on this channel, but on a positive note: The stories in the movie were super-short, so if you really hate the crappy story you're watching, it won't be long until there's a commercial break, or you move on to a different crappy story to hate.
23) The Paperboy (1994) [OtherWorlds TV] - A crazy Canadian kid, obsessed with his elderly neighbor's daughter and granddaughter who moved away, kills the old lady so they will come back to town and he can have a "perfect family." After they come back, he spies on her and the little girl while he tries to ingratiate himself with them by helping out around the house. When things don't work out as he had hoped, and she starts dating William Katt, more people die.
24) A Place in Hell (2018) - Six college kids go to a Halloween attraction in the dead of winter to shoot a horror film for their film class. Meanwhile, an ex-cop is hunting for a serial killer in the same area.

10/5/21

25) Blades (1989) - A Jaws parody about a killer lawnmower chewing up people on a golf course.
26) Attack of the Herbals (2011) - After a crate washes up on the shore of a small Scottish fishing village, a local loser, desperate for money, decides to sell the "tea" inside the crate (which is actually an old Nazi super soldier drug that turns people into murderous rage zombies) to other unsuspecting locals. The WWII prologue looked so good that, at first, I thought I might be watching a trailer for a different movie. Too bad the rest of the film wasn't as good as the opening. It looks okay for a low-budget movie, but it just took too long to get to the point. It could've been worse, but it should've been better.
27) Rites of Blood (2004) - Hundreds of years ago, somewhere in Eastern Europe, a Satanic ritual is interrupted and the participants are either killed or captured. Then, after a quick nunsploitation scene, a couple of guys dig up a baby that was born in a grave after its mother was buried alive. Jump to present day Helsinki, and the movie, already slow and uninteresting, becomes worse: The baby which was dug up earlier is now a grown up goth vampire chick (I guess) who walks around Helsinki and doesn't do much for the second half of the movie. I expected it to suck, just not that hard.
28) The Devil Within Her (Sharon's Baby, I Don't Want to Be Born) (1975) - Joan Collins and Ralph Bates have a baby that is possessed by the devil - or by a chubby dwarf who works in a strip club - it wasn't very clear. Anyway, some people get killed. Then there's an exorcism.
29) Corruption (1968) - A brilliant surgeon (Peter Cushing) scars his model fiancee's face by knocking a studio light onto her during a jealous rage. He invents a medical technique to restore her skin using a pituitary gland he gets from a female corpse in the hospital morgue. Unfortunately, the effect is only temporary, and soon he resorts to killing women to get fresh pituitary glands.
30) Fear Street Part One 1994 (2021) - Five kids from a cursed town with a history of serial killers are pursued by a few unstoppable re-animated dead serial killers from the town's past.

10/6/21

31) Fear Street Part Two 1978 (2021) - The survivors from the first part meet with the survivor from an earlier incident that occurred at a summer camp and learn more of the history of their town and the curse.
32) Fear Street Part Three 1666 (2021) - Having failed to end the curse at the end of the second part, the main character's consciousness is carried back in time over three hundred years where she witnesses the actual events in the town's past that led to the curse.
33) La piel que habito (The Skin I Live In) (2011) - A brilliant plastic surgeon (Antonio Banderas) has developed synthetic skin which he has grafted onto a patient who is a prisoner in a room in his clinic.

10/7/21

34) Candyman (2021) - A young artist becomes obsessed with the Candyman legend, starts seeing things, then people associated with him start dying. I was never really a fan of the Candyman series, and then I found out that Tony Todd isn't in this one, so that was two strikes against it right away. Still, I didn't hate it.
35) Monstrous (2020) [tubi] - A young woman investigating Bigfoot sightings in the Adirondacks, along with a series of disappearances in the same area, finds they are related in an unexpected manner.
36) P (2005) [Vudu] - Decided to let random.org pick a horror movie for me on Vudu, and I got this. A young woman who was raised by her witch grandmother, desperate for money, goes to work in a bar in Bangkok. She soon discovers that the job entails more than dancing, and after getting used to the idea of being a prostitute, she decides to use the spells taught to her by her grandmother to become successful in her new profession. After she breaks every magic rule her grandmother taught her, she unleashes an evil which leaves her body and kills people whenever she dreams.
37) Beit al ashbah (House of Ghosts) (1951) - Several heirs show up at an old dark house for the reading of a will and discover that they will only inherit the money if they stay in the house for a month. Oh yeah, there's also a gorilla (well, a guy in a very bad monkey costume) loose on the estate. It took several tries for me to make it through this one.
38) Annabelle Creation (2017) - Twelve years after the death of their only daughter in an auto accident, a couple takes a nun and six orphan girls into their home. Soon after moving in, the girls start seeing apparitions, that hideous Annabelle doll unexpectedly turns up in different places, and eventually one of the girls becomes possessed.

10/8/21

39) Annabelle Comes Home (2019) - While the Warrens are out of town, their daughter Judy's babysitter's friend breaks into their artifact room, accidentally releasing the evil inside, freeing it to harass and play pranks on them and the neighbors. This wasn't a bad movie, but it felt like a kid's movie (I was surprised to see it wasn't rated PG or PG-13.
40) Benny Loves You (2019) - After he tries to throw it away, a luckless loser's childhood toy springs to life and starts killing people.
41) Death Blood 4: Revenge of the Killer Nano-Robotic Blood Virus (2019) [B-Movie TV] - A video store clerk, a comic book store clerk, a pizza guy, and an alien unite to fight against an alien bloodborne pathogen called "Death Blood," and bigfoot. A well-made, but extremely boring cheapie.
42) Dejabyu (Deja Vu) (2018) [B-Movie TV] - A young woman taking a new medication recalls an auto accident that seemingly never happened, and sees people who aren't there. This one wasn't checked on icheckmovies, but I know I had seen it before, so I'm calling it a repeat viewing.

10/9/21

43) 3 from Hell (2019) - Many years after somehow surviving the end of The Devil's Rejects, Bill Moseley, Rob Zombie's wife, and some new guy escape prison and go on a murder spree to Mexico.
44) Mark of the Devil (Hexen bis aufs Blut gequält) (1970) [OtherWorlds TV] - A young witchfinder (Udo Kier) begins to question his comrades' methods. Another rewatch, but it was coming on when I switched to that channel, so I figured I might as well watch it again.
45) Voodoo Woman (1957) - A mad scientist (Tom Conway), looking for a way to create a super creature, performs experiments in Africa with a mix of voodoo rituals and modern science.
46) Willy's Wonderland (2021) - A mysterious energy-drink-fueled silent stranger (Nic Cage) gets stranded in the middle of nowhere, and agrees to work overnight cleaning up the long-closed Willy's Wonderland entertainment center and restaurant in exchange for repairs to his car. Unfortunately for him, he's meant to be a human sacrifice offered to the demonic forces occupying the restaurant, and the various animatronic characters inside come to life and try to kill him. No surprises here - just sit back, watch it go through its paces, and enjoy the ride.
47) A Quiet Place Part II (2020) - Following a quick prologue showing the beginning of the blind alien invasion, this sequel picks up where the first film ended. The family leaves their ruined farm to go looking for a new place to live. I had long suspected, but just confirmed, that icheckmovies sometimes loses check marks. I had watched A Quiet Place back in 2018, but it wasn't checked on icheckmovies, so I thought I had forgotten to check it and added a check, but when I looked at letterboxd, it was marked as watched. So icheckmovies lost that check some time in the past couple of weeks.
48) Wrong Place, Wrong Time (2021) [Vudu] - Another random.org pick. A gang of violent hoods, on the run from the law, make a stop at a house in the middle of nowhere, only to discover that the people living there are a bigger threat than the cops. I've seen this plot used a few times before in better bad movies.

10/10/21

49) The Visitor (Stridulum) (1979) - Oddball late '70s star-studded "evil kid" movie about a group of rich businessmen seeking to get the mother of the evil kid to marry Lance Henriksen so they can have more evil kids, while John Huston tries to put a stop to it. All while an over-the-top score over-punctuates nearly every onscreen action. It's like they threw The Omen, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Birds into a blender and hit "puree."
50) Chi O Suu Bara (Evil of Dracula) (1974) - A teacher arrives at his new job at a secluded girls' school that is infested with vampires. Like the other Toho vampire films, I don't think they really got the rules for western vampires, and just did whatever they felt like.
51) Sleepwalker (1984) [B-Movie TV] - A Yuppie couple show up at an old English manor belonging to a couple of old friends, then they all go out to eat at a local restaurant. After a bunch of talking, they go back to the house and sit around and talk some more. Eventually everyone goes to sleep (lucky for me, I had a nap earlier and managed to stay awake), and a few nightmares provide a little distraction from the tedium. I had seen this before, but didn't recognize it until I was about five minutes into it already, and figured I might as well finish it. / Chucky: Friends 'till the End (2019) - Child's Play fan film - A girl gives her boyfriend a classic Good Guys doll, not realizing it is possessed by a killer, and the doll kills a few people. No worse than some of the newer Chucky movies. / Up All Night (2020) - A Nightmare on Elm Street fan film - A guy picks up a woman at a bar. They go to her place. Freddy pops out of her. Then Jason shows up, followed by Pinhead. A well made, but nonsensical short.
52) Eden Lake (2008) - A man and a woman go on holiday at a lake and are harassed by a group of adolescent gits. After a car accident, they capture the man and torture him, then chase the woman through the woods.

10/11/21

53) Gore Whore (1994) - Shot on video (in low light and using a crappy microphone) crap about a scientist who hires a low-rent detective to find his assistant who he says stole his formula and his lab notes. The detective finds out from a friend on the police force that the "assistant" was a hooker who died six months earlier, and her body was donated for medical research. Turns out the stolen formula is a re-animation serum which she requires, along with the blood of her victims, to stay "alive."
54) Hardgore (1976) - A young woman is committed to an asylum. Unfortunately the asylum is run by a Satanic cult that uses the patients in their freaky deaky bloody psychedelic orgies.
55) Zombie Commando (Zombie Brigade) (1988) [OtherWorlds TV] - Construction crews knock down a Viet Nam Memorial cemetery to make room for an amusement park, setting loose a bunch of undead soldiers on the nearby town. Sounds way better than it was.
56) The Mistresses of Dr. Jekyll (El secreto del Dr. Orloff) (1964) [OtherWorlds TV] - A young woman travels to her uncle's castle to spend Christmas vacation with him and his drunken wife. Turns out the uncle killed the young woman's father years before, after catching him sleeping with his wife, and revived the lifeless corpse, which he sends out to kill people.
57) Deafula (1975) - In an alternate reality where everyone is deaf, and communicates via sign language, a cop and his new partner, a comic relief detective from England, are investigating a series of strange murders. Meanwhile, the cop's buddy, Steve, a preacher's hippie son with a rare blood disorder, occasionally transforms into a vampire (who looks like Dracula in Al Adamson's Dracula vs. Frankenstein), and hypnotizes people, or just bites their necks and kills them. Eventually Dracula shows up, and the story sorta, almost makes sense. Yes, it is as gloriously eccentric as it sounds. Since I first heard about this film, by chance about a month ago, I've been wanting to watch it (A rarely seen low-budget horror film made in the '70s where everyone in the film communicates using American Sign Language? Heck yeah, sign me up!). It was available on YouTube, but it's no longer there. Good thing I downloaded it last month, rather than waiting to watch it on YouTube this month.

10/12/21

58) Cheap Thrills (2013) - Based on a Roald Dahl story. After a down on his luck mechanic loses his job, he goes to a bar where he runs into an old friend, then they meet a rich couple who will bet on anything. The bets start out small, then increase, and become more outrageous and deadly, as the night wears on.
59) Terror Tales (2016) - In this two hour long anthology film (with the longest wraparound story I've ever seen), a psycho kidnaps a guy and his wife and daughter, and submits him to three long, low-budget horror tales as they drive around in his truck: Tale One By Proxy - Lynn Lowry is a horror writer who witnesses her sickly young son shooting himself, then is arrested for his murder. She is found not guilty, but is killed by a gunman outside the court. Then some kind of freaky mystical creature takes her, and us, on a Ghost of Christmas Past type journey through her life with her son.; Tale Two Radical Video - A cop is looking for a serial killer who kills women with a sledgehammer. This one does a pretty decent job of recreating the '80s, but just kinda ends... until the after credits scene; Tale Three Epidemic - A pastor who killed his possessed wife is freed from an asylum by a nun who recruits him to help the Vatican fight against a worldwide epidemic of demonic possessions, including the pastor's daughter. Plus, we get a little backstory with Felissa Rose as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts.
60) Blood Fest (2018) - A video store clerk obsessed with horror films goes with his two friends to "Blood Fest" a horror event held at a sort of horror amusement park, built on several acres of land, with several different horror movie zones, by a film director who feels that horror films are no longer scary, and who wants to change that. At the opening ceremony, people actually get killed for the crazed director's new film. Then the rest of the movie is our main characters making their way through the "park," fighting monsters, trying to stay alive and to find a way out. Derivative, but fun.
61) Blonde Heaven (Young Blood, Fresh Meat) (1995) - A young woman goes to Hollywood where she gets recruited by Julie Strain to join her vampire escort agency.
62) Pet Sematary (2019) - A doctor and his family move into a farm house next to a busy road. Their cat gets run over by a truck. The doctor buries it in an old Indian burial ground. The cat comes back... different. At least they changed up the story a bit here and there so it wasn't exactly like the 1989 version, but John Lithgow as the neighbor is the best thing about this, just as Fred Gwynne was the best part of the first version.
63) The Last Drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs: Scare Package - Another anthology film. A guy applies for a clerk position at a video store, and as the store owner is training him how to use their computer system, a customer walks up and tells them the plot to one of the movies he is about to rent: One Time in the Woods - People are camping in the woods when a guy comes along and starts to transform into something. Then one of the campers reveals himself to be a masked serial killer. Then there's lots of over-the-top gore, and the story ends; Next they watch a VHS tape: M.I.S.T.,E.R - A guy is in a bar and goes to the restroom. While he's taking a piss, he reads a notice tacked to the wall about M.I.S.T.,E.R. (Men in Serious Turmoil, Establishing Rights!) and goes to a meeting. The guy running the meeting invites him to an exclusive gathering later that night where the club members change in the moonlight; Then the new employee grabs a tape off a shelf titled Girls Night Out of Body - An Asian chick steals a skull-shaped lollipop from an Asian market, then goes to a sleepover with two friends. While they hang out, an asthmatic guy with a knife peeps in the window; Then the owner tells the new guy the plot of The Night He Came Back Again! Part IV - The Final Kill - A group of young people capture a masked killer who returns every Fourth of July, and try to kill him with a knife, electricity, fireworks, a double barreled shotgun, and a woodchipper; The new guy finds a tape that says "Watch Me' on the label, so he watches it. It's called So Much to Do - Two guys have a guy tied up in their car trunk. as they bury him, he begs them not to kill him because "I have so much to do!" Then he turns to smoke and rises from the grave and possesses some woman who he then fights for control of the body, and the TV remote. Finally in Horror Hypothesis - the video store owner wakes up and finds himself in a locked room with five other people, and figures he's in a horror movie. Normally, the constant interruptions would've irritated me, but since the movie mostly sucked, the interruptions helped (a little). Still, I prefer Joe Bob's old show on The Movie Channel where he played uncut films without interruptions.
64) The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Hogzilla - A TV news crew heads to a wooded area somewhere in Florida looking for a giant feral hog. Entertainingly bad low-budget flick quickly devolves into people pointlessly walking around and endlessly arguing. A least Joe Bob's comments during the breaks were entertaining.

10/13/21

65) Phantasm: Ravager (2016) - The fifth and final Phantasm movie (until the inevitable reboot/remake) finds Reggie walking in the desert. Then we see Reggie wake up in a hospital, suffering from dementia, and his story continues, bouncing around through space and time and dreams and reality. I thought I had seen the first four movies, but looking at my various lists, it looks like I've only seen the first two. Maybe I'll watch the two I haven't seen later this month, or wait and watch all five in order some time.
66) Clown Motel (Clown Motel: Spirits Arise) (2019) - Seven people stumble across a motel called "clown motel," next to a graveyard, in the middle of nowhere. After finding no one running the place, they decide to stay anyway. Eventually they're attacked by killer clowns who emerge from the adjacent graveyard.
67) Black Noon (1971) [YouTube] - Made for TV movie about a preacher (Roy Thinnes) and his sickly wife heading to his new assignment somewhere out west when their wagon breaks down, and they are rescued by the residents of a neighboring town (who are hiding a dark secret).

10/14/21

68) The Return of the Living Dead (1985) - Two nitwits working at a medical supply warehouse accidentally crack open a canister, releasing a zombie plague.
69) Sardu, Master of the Screaming Virgins (Bloodsucking Freaks) (1976) - Sardu stages S&M shows at his Theater of the Macabre where the "actors" are actually tortured and killed before an unsuspecting audience. Looking to expand, he kidnaps a well-known critic and a famous ballerina for his next show. "Borrows" heavily from The Wizard of Gore (1970) and Slaves in Cages: 'Slaver i bure'(1972).
70) Blood Harvest (1987) - A young woman comes home from college to find her parents missing and their house vandalized. Her ex-boyfriend, who is obsessed with her, and his weird brother, who is always wearing clown makeup, are invariably sneaking around the house, and someone wearing a stocking mask is stringing up people she knows in the barn and cutting their throats. Oh, and Tiny Tim warbles a ditty now and then. This one was much better than I expected it to be.
71) Army of the Dead (2021) [Netflix] - A team of zombie fighters goes into the zombie infested remains of Las Vegas to retrieve $200 million in cash locked away in a casino vault before the government nukes the city. The first fifteen minutes or so of this was great, then it slowed down a bit, and went on a little too long, feeling a bit like watching someone else playing a video game at times. It wasn't terrible, but that first fifteen minutes showed how much better it could have been.
72) Bando (Train to Busan Presents Peninsula) (2020) - A team of Korean refugees goes into the zombie infested remains of Incheon to retrieve $20 million in cash locked away in a truck. With all that CGI, this one also has a few scenes that feel like watching someone else play a video game. At just shy of 2 hours, it was about a half hour too long. It wasn't terrible, but it could've been better. Having the one group of survivors living in an old mall was a nice touch.
73) Rat Man (Quella Villa in Fondo al Parco) (1988) - A mad scientist on an island has crossed the DNA of a rat with that of a monkey, resulting in Rat Man, an ugly little guy whose teeth and claws are deadly to Italian models.

10/15/21

74) Boardinghouse (1982) - A guy with psychic abilities buys a house with a "bad rep," and rents out the rooms to a few young women. Eventually some people are killed and some other stuff happens. Shot on video in "HorrorVision."
75) Ammar 2: Cin Istilasi (2016) [B-Movie TV] - In this Turkish found footage flick, five college students investigate what happened to the guys in the first film (which I haven't seen, but apparently, like this one, it was about people investigating djinns). After driving around and interviewing a few people, they head into a forest, and it's The Turkish Blair Witch Project - shaky, handheld footage of people walking in the woods, getting lost, arguing, jumping at anything and everything.

10/16/21

76) Killer Queen (Girls School Screamers) (1986) - After a rich old guy dies and leaves his mansion and art collection to the Trinity School for Girls, seven students and a nun go to the mansion to catalog the collection. The first night there, the young ladies decide to hold a seance to contact the spirit of a woman who went to their school, and who died in the house over forty years earlier. Then, slowly, people start getting killed. It's a strange supernatural horror - slasher hybrid.
77) The 28th Day The Wrath of Steph (2013) [Vudu] - Another random.org pick. A young woman wakes up on the edge of a lake, a possessed "survivor" of a kind of Evil Dead-type event that happened before the movie started, near an old Indian burial ground. Then, she, her roommate, and a parapsychology professor team up to try to defeat the thing that is possessing her. I'm not sure what they were going for, but it came off as a bad Evil Dead fan film made by someone who had listened to the commentary track on The Evil Dead a few too many times, and thought to himself "Hell, I can do that."
78) The Love Witch (2016) - Following the unfortunate poisoning death of her husband, Elaine moves to a new town, looking for a Prince Charming, even if she has to kill a few more people to find him. Watching this was like watching brightly colored paint dry.
79) OMG... We're in a Horror Movie! (2016) [tubi] - A group of idjits are playing a board game when one of them rolls three sixes and they are transported into a horror movie. OMG... This was a horrible movie.
80) Project Vampire (1993) [B-Movie TV] - A vampire who wants to conquer the world is marketing a "Super Serum" to wealthy elites as a "longevity serum," but it actually turns them into vampires loyal to him. Meanwhile, a vampire scientist who has developed an antidote to the serum is on the run from the bad guy's vampire goons.
81) Sweet Sixteen (1983) [The Archive] - Fifteen year old Melissa and her family just moved to a small town somewhere in Texas, and every guy who shows any interest in her ends up stabbed to death. I liked this one, but it was more of a mystery and not a horror flick (even though IMDb calls it both).

12/17/21

82) The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973) - The passengers on a star-studded overnight trans-Atlantic flight (carrying part of an old English abbey in its cargo hold) battle an ancient Druid deity that came along for the ride.
83) Hunter Hunter (2020) - A trapper hunts for a wolf that has invaded his area, but finds evidence that something else is also using the forest as a killing ground. Pretty good, but could have easily been great.
84) Campout Nightmare VI The Resurrection (1998) [B-Movie TV] - A shot on video horror flick without an IMDb page (it was made by a high school kid). Somebody who was supposed to be dead was after some other guy. Or at least the one guy was having nightmares about the dead guy. Then there was some yelling, and a flabby guy got out of a pool and put on a Scream mask. Then it kept going for a long time and I couldn't quite follow the story... but I couldn't stop watching. It was entertainingly inept. And I found out that there are three more earlier films on YouTube - about two hours worth - so maybe I'll watch them before Halloween if the mood strikes.
85) Dracula Pčre et Fils (Dracula and Son) (1976) - Dracula (Christopher Lee) takes a young woman as his bride, but doesn't bite her until after she gives birth to their son, Ferdinand. She stays out too late on her first night as a vampire, and dies at dawn, leaving Dracula to raise the boy alone. Then, a couple hundred years later, the Communists take over Dracula's castle, forcing Dracula and his son to flee the country. They get separated, with Ferdinand ending up in France, and Dracula ending up in England, where he becomes a movie star. Things start to get weird after they reunite, and they both fall for a woman who looks like Ferdinand's late mother.

10/18/21

86) Dracula's Widow (1988) - A guy setting up a new Dracula exhibit in his wax museum in Hollywood receives an extra crate from Transylvania. The extra crate contains Dracula's vampire wife, Vanessa, who bites him, then goes on a killing spree.

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First Time Viewing: 35 / Television: 14 / Streaming: 35 / Blu-ray: 16 / DVD: 7

CHECKLIST
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
-X- Clancy Brown -The Mortuary Collection
--- Chuck Connors -
-X- Peter Cushing -The Flesh and the Fiends
-X- Brad Dourif -Wildling
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
-X- Stephen Geoffreys -976-Evil
-X- Boris Karloff -Frankenstein
--- Udo Kier -
-X- Christopher Lee -The Wicker Man
-X- Bela Lugosi -The Wolf Man
--- Lynn Lowry -
-X- Virginia Madsen -Candyman
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
--- Tiffany Shepis -
-X- P.J. Soles -Carrie
-X- Tony Todd -Candyman
-X- Recently Deceased (Tommy Kirk) -The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966).

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
-X- Steve Miner -House
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
-X- James Wan -Malignant
-X- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -Near Dark, Katheryn Bigelow
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
-X- Pino Donaggio -Carrie
-X- Alan Howarth -Planet Terror
-X- Claudio Simonetti -Opera
-x- Christopher Young -Hellraiser

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-X- Rick Baker -The Frighteners
--- Joe Blasco -
-X- KNB EFX Group -976-Evil
--- Mathew Mungle -
-X- Dick Smith -The Stepford Wives
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
-X- Jason Blum -Freaky
--- Herman Cohen -
-X- Dino De Laurentiis -King Kong (1976)

Select 2 writers:
-X- Christopher Landon -Freaky
--- Dardano Sacchetti -
-X- Curt Siodmak -The Wolf Man
-X- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -Cure

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film -Silent Madness
-X- Anthology Film -The Mortuary Collection
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
-X- Based on a True Story -The Flesh and the Fiends
-X- Based on a Novel -The Mephisto Waltz
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
-X- Cannibalism -Doctor X
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
-X- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -Svengoolie: Frankenstein
-X- Comedy / Spoof -The Frighteners
-X- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -The Most Dangerous Game
-X- Cryptid Cinema -Wildling
-X- Death by: Electrocution: Carrie
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2: The Birds
-X- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber -The Mephisto Waltz
-X- Documentary -In Search of Darkness
-X- Dream Horror -The Brotherhood of Satan
-X- Drunk Horror -Grabbers
-X- Euro Horror -The Wicker Man
-X- Enzo Sciotti Art -Evil Dead II
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
-X- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -Little Shop of Horrors
-X- Firearms -Curtains
-X- Flashback -The Frighteners
-X- Fog, 2 -The Wolf Man
-X- Folk Horror -The Blood on Satan's Claw
-X- From a Basil Gogos Painting -Frankenstein
--- Found Footage -
-X- Frankenstein -Frankenstein
-X- Ghost / Haunting -The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini
--- Giallo -
-X- J-Horror -Battle Royale
-X- Kaiju / Giant Monster -King Kong
-X- Killer / Evil Animal -Cat People
-X- Killer / Evil Child -Gnaw: Food of the Gods II
-X- Killer / Evil Doll -The Curse of Humpty Dumpty
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
-X- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror: Little Shop of Horrors
-X- Name In Title -Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
-X- Phobias -The Flesh and the Fiends
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
-X- Rape / Revenge -The Beast Within
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
-X- Shudder Original / Exclusive -The Mortuary Collection
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -Aquaslash
-X- Slow Motion -The Belko Experiment
-X- Split Personality -Malignant
-X- Suicide -Cat People
-X- Takes Place in a Crypt -The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini
-X- Takes Place in a High School -Spontaneous
-X- Takes Place in a Library -The Dunwich Horror
-X- Takes Place on a Mountain -The Wolf of Snow Hollow
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-X- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -Grabbers
-X- Trailer Compilation -Festival of Fear
--- Travelogue -
-X- Vampire -Twins of Evil
-X- Voyeurism -Psycho
-X- Werewolf -Wildling
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -The Mephisto Waltz
--- Wilhelm Scream -
-X- With Commentary -The Wolf Man
-X- With Two or More Horror Legends -The Wolf Man
-X- Zombie -Rampant

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1921 (100th) -
-X- 1946 (75th) -She-Wolf of London
-X- 1971 (50th) -The Mephisto Waltz
-X- 1996 (25th) –The Frighteners

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre -Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Killed during sex -Aquaslash
--- New House, New Problems, 2 -
-X- No cell phone service -Triggered
-X- Making dumb decisions -1408
-X- The creepy gas station attendant -Hillbillys in a Haunted House
-X- The evil doll that comes to life -The Curse of Humpty Dumpty
--- The mirror scare -
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

Select 4 ratings:
-X- G -Frankenstein
--- PG -
-X- PG-13 -Poltergeist
-X- R -Repo; The Genetic Opera
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
--- M -
--- GP -

​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
-X- 1930 -Doctor X
-X- 1940 -The Wolf Man
-X- 1950 -The Flesh and the Fiends
-X- 1960 -The Birds
-X- 1970 -The Severed Arm
-X- 1980 -Road Games
-X- 1990 -The Frighteners
-X- 2000 -The Cave
-X- 2010 -Wildling
-X- 2020 -The Wolf of Snow Hollow

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
-X- Tommy Kirk -The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
-X- 16mm -Hillbillys in a Haunted House

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
-X- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
-X- Original -Cat People (1942)
-X- Remake -Cat People (1982)

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, Streaming, Wildling.
-X- Second format,Blu-Ray, The Flesh and the Fiends.
-X- Third format, TV, The Most Dangerous Game.

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, Korean, The Eighth Night
-X- Second language, Japanese, Battle Royale.
-X- Third language, German, Blood Red Sky

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-X- Film #1 -The Belko Experiment
-X- Film #2 -Battle Royale

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
-X- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -Wildling
--- Was made in the 1990s -
-X- Features a LGBT character -Malignant
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
-X- Features a severed head -RoadGames
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
-X- Features a funeral scene -The Mortuary Collection
-X- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -The Curse of Humpty Dumpty

Attend a live or virtual event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.):
-X- (Hadestown at the Kennedy Center). OPTIONAL

-X- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - Phillip Glass, "Dracula" OPTIONAL

Venture Into the Literary World:
-X- Read a Horror Novel or Novella (In The Deep). OPTIONAL
-X- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (EC Shock Suspenstories #15, June/July 1954 @ archive,org). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL



FILMS
Spoiler:
September 30
1. Wildling (2018). Netflix
. Like Ginger Snaps and The Company of Wolves, Wildling associates the onset of female puberty with untamed animal instinct. This plays out very much like a modern fairy tale. We know where the story is going, and we are just waiting to get to the end.
2. RoadGames (1981). Archive.org. I thought this was going to be a tedious slasher flick, but it's an enthralling suspense film with more than a little Hitchcock DNA, using the Hitchcock themes of the Anti-Hero, the Woman in Danger, and the Wrong Man at the climax.
3. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960). Blu-Ray. Peter Cushing and Donald Pleasance star in this fairly accurate depiction of the Burke and Hare murders that happened in early 19th-century Edinburgh.

October 1
4. Slither (2006). Amazon Prime. If 50s filmmakers had access to modern FX, Slither is the kind of movie they would have made. Slither brings the slime and gore, but it also has a sexist 50s worldview. Elizabeth Banks has nothing to do but scream, “Ah luv yew, Grant!”
5. The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020). Epix. This could best be described as a cross between Fargo and The Brotherhood of the Wolf. An alcoholic sheriff with anger issues crumbles into a relapse as he tries to solve a string of murders in his mountain town that might be the work of a werewolf. The film is really less about the killings and more of a character study of the sheriff, a decent but deeply flawed man, played by writer/director Jim Cummings, who retreats into the bottle under the pressure of his job and his strained relationship with his daughter.
6. The Most Dangerous Game (1932). TV. Joel McCrea is on the run in this Pre-Code thriller that is the ancestor of every "man hunting man" film since.
7. Doctor X (1933). TV.A wise-cracking reporter investigates a mysterious killer who stalks his victims and devours part of their flesh.
8. Grabbers (2011). DVD. Perfect movie for today's theme. Alien tentacle monsters invade a small Irish island. the monsters are allergic to alcohol, so the inhabitants have to get hammered at the pub to avoid being eaten.

October 2
9. Aquaslash (2019). TV. Cheesy slasher movie about killings at a water park, climaxing in a gross display of blood and guts when the killer bisects one of the water slides with giant razor blades.
10. Silent Madness (1984). Tubi. In the 80s there was concerted effort by the Right, who wanted to slash public spending, and the Left, who were concerned with the neglect of people with mental illnesses in often dirty and dangerous mental hospitals, to deinstitutionalize people with mental illnesses. But because states were reluctant to fund halfway houses and support systems for psychiatric patients, the end result was a flood of people abandoned on the streets. Silent Madness is clearly a commentary on contemporary politics.
11. 976-Evil (1989) TV. Remember 1-900 numbers? Well, good thing you didn't call or you might get demon possessed.
12. Curtains (1983). DVD. A basic slasher elevated by terrific actors like John Vernon and Samantha Eggar.

October 3
13. The Cave (2005). DVD. A pro cave diving team find evil creatures beneath the Carpathian mountains. This was a solid action/ horror film. Not as good as The Descent, but well worth watching.
14. The Severed Arm (1973). YouTube.Terrible movie, even for drive-in fodder.
15. The Birds (1963). TV. A masterpiece that has stood the test of time.
16. Little Shop of Horrors (1986). TV. A terrific movie musical that is a decent adaptation of the original stage production.

October 4
17. The Frighteners (1996). DVD. Peter Jackson's audition for the Lord of the Rings, showing he knows how to handle special effects.
18. The Wolf Man (1941). Blu-Ray. Unlike its predecessor, "The Werewolf of London," The Wolf Man spawned a new genre of horror films that continue today.
19. She-Wolf of London (1946). Blu-Ray.This is more of a psychological horror film as a young woman believes she is a killer wolf person.
20. The Mephisto Waltz (1971). Blu-Ray. Despite the incoherent script and some lackluster acting, I enjoyed watching this.

October 5.
21. Witchfinder General (1968). Blu-Ray. When AIP released this British film to the US market, they renamed it after the Edgar Allan Poe poem, "The Conqueror Worm" to tie it to the Corman Poe films, although Witchfinder General is based on real history instead of Poe's fiction. Matthew Hopkins was a real historical figure who used the chaos of the English Civil War to hunt sad old women as "witches." Unlike the ending here, Hopkins died a wealthy man, peacefully in his own bed.
22. The Brotherhood of Satan (1971). Blu-Ray. Like Blacula, this movie is elevated from mediocrity by the performance of its star. Strother Martin's bombastic performance as the high priest of a Satanic coven that has reunited in a small rural California town to rejuvenate themselves by stealing the bodies of children absolutely makes TBoS a minor classic.
23. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. (1988). Amazon Prime. Elvira's schtick is basically Goth drag, which works best in small doses. What saves this movie, full of one-note sex jokes and boob shots, is Cassandra Peterson's likeability as Elvira. She exudes independence and Riot Grrl power, and the freedom of being yourself as hard as you can.
24. Malignant. (2021). HBO Max. I thoroughly enjoyed this. The plot had me guessing until the very end, and James Wan used the magician's trick of misdirection brilliantly. The effects were terrific, and the acting was excellent. The use of The Pixies' "Where Is My Mind?" as the orchestral soundtrack cleverly epitomizes the film's theme.

October 6
25. Spontaneous (2020). Hulu.
Spontaneous is a teen movie with a brain. It's a slyly sardonic look at how people cope or fail to with tragedy, a fitting film for the age of COVID.
26. Pledge (2019). Hulu. College freshmen attend a pledge weekend with terminal results. Yes, this is a torture film, but it also demonstrates how much we sometimes participate in our own oppression.
27. Triggered (2020). Hulu. A group of college friends on a camping trip wake up with suicide vests, and they find out that only one can survive. Kaboomilarity ensues.
28. The Dunwich Horror (1970). TCM. A fairly decent Lovecraft adaptation directed by Daniel Haller, who had been the set designer for Roger Corman's films. A student from Miskatonic University gets caught up in unearthly shenanigans.
29. Cutting Class (1984). YouTube. Tedious slasher film that I'll bet Brad Pit left off his resume. How did Martin Mull and Roddy McDowall get roped into this crap?

October 7
30. Cat People (1942) TCM.
Jacques Tourneur was a genius at using atmosphere to creep out an audience.
31. Carrie. (1976). Blu-Ray. 45 years later, Carrie has lost none of its power to shock.
32. Cat People (1982). Blu-Ray. Where the 1942 used suggestion, Paul Schrader's film shows the full transformation, no doubt due to the advance in FX and the popularity of An American Werewolf in London and The Howling the year before.
33. Hellraiser (1987). Prime. Claire Higgins plays the real villain in this film. Pinhead and the Cenobites come to those who call them, but Julia is out here hammering dudes to death and feeding them to her undead boyfriend.

October 8
34. Frankenhooker (1990) DVD.
There's something endearing about this truly stupid movie.
35. The Curse of Humpty Dumpty (2021) Tubi. Dementia and a killer doll.
36. Slumber Party Massacre II (1988). Shudder.
37. Twins of Evil (1971). DVD. Puritans vs vampires.

October 9
38. The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971). TV. A farmer in rural 17th-century England digs up a demon, and the children of the village start growing patches of hair and killing for the demon.
39. The Girl With All the Gifts (2016) TV. One of the best zombie films in recent years.
40. Svengoolie: Frankenstein (1931) TV. Karloff's performance is what makes this a classic.

October 10
41. The Belko Experiment (2017) Blu-Ray. Basically, Battle Royale in an office. I'd love to see a sequel to this.
42. Tremors (1990) Blu-Ray. The Arrow Blu is excellent.
43. Battle Royale (2000). DVD. The Belko Experiment, but with middle schoolers killing each other instead of office drones.
44. The Eighth Night (2021). Netflix. Good movie about monks and cops fighting a demon trying to find its other half and doom the world. The movie works entirely by suspense since there are no jump scares or effects scenes until the climax.

October 11
45. Blood Red Sky (2021). Netflix.
Criminals hijack an airplane, but they didn't count on a vampire being among the passengers. There's plenty of bloody action, but the film's heart is on the relationship between the poor woman infected with vampirism and her son.
46. The Swarm (2021). Netflix. A farmer grows locusts for food but discovers that people are on the menu. This is a slow burn film that focuses primarily on family dysfunction and obsession, and it only gets interesting toward the end.
47. The Mortuary Collection (2020). Shudder. I really liked this one, awesomely ghoulish tales and a spooky wraparound. This is a winner. but seeing Clancy Brown age is depressing.

October 12
48. Gnaw: Food of the Gods II (1989). YouTube. This was godawful. An experimental drug turns a sick child into a giant psychotic child, and then there are the giant rats. This has no connection to Food of the Gods except for the title which was slapped on to the film by the producers at the last minute.
49. The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966). YouTube. Delightfully hokey beach party-ish drive-in fodder.
50. Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987). Vudu. A high school girl is possessed by a 1950s mean girl. This had potential, but it was just dull.

October 13
51. Curse of the Demon (1957). DVD.
Curse of the Demon works so well because it takes its subject so seriously. There is no camp, no winking at the audience. Because its characters, including skeptical Dana Andrews eventually, believe in the occult, we do too. Niall McGinnis is terrifically malevolent as the dark sorcerer Karswell. My sole critique echoes that of other critics, that the monster should have been suggested rather than shown. Those demon close-ups really hurt the film.
52. 1408 (2007). DVD. One of the better King adaptations. John Cusack plays a cynical skeptic who writes travel books about haunted sites, but finds more than he can handle in Room 1408.

October 14

53/54/55. In Search of Darkness (2019). Shudder.
The 80s spanned my late teens to my late 20s so this talking heads retrospective doc really hits my nostalgia nerve. I wish they had talked about some of the more obscure movies from that decade instead of rehashing the franchises and the movies we all know like the Friday the 13th series and the Elm Street films.
56. Master of Dark Shadows (2019). Vudu.Interesting doc about Dan Curtis, the man behind Dark Shadows and Carl Kolchak.
57/58/59. In Search of Darkness Part II (2019). Shudder.

October 15
60. The Wicker Man (1973). Blu-Ray.There is so much to love about this film, not least the music.

October 16
61. Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967). YouTube.
I only watched this to satisfy today's theme because, dear God, this was horrible, drive-in fodder aimed at the Southern market. The shame of it that the cast has several great country performers like Ferlin Husky, Sonny James, and Merle Haggard, but the songs are utter drivel. The plot, such as it is, concerns country singers stranded at a haunted house that is really the headquarters of spies played by Basil Rathbone, Lon Chaney Jr, and John Carradine. Is there an actor in a gorilla suit? You bet there is!
62. Tower of Evil (1972). YouTube. When you see a naked woman stab a man to death and then run screaming into the fog, you know what kind of ride you're on.
63. The Beast Within (1982). Blu-Ray. I get the feeling the screenwriters didn't really know what they were doing and the whole story exists only to give a pretext for the transformation scene.
64. The Bad Seed (1956). TV. The filmmakers hired most of the Broadway cast to reprise their roles in this story about a child serial killer, but none of them knew how to modulate their performances for the camera, so what would appear to be dramatic from the back row of a Broadway theater seems hammy and overwrought on screen. That and the moralistic ending tacked on for the film make what should be a dark, disturbing tale into a camp classic.

October 17
65. Theater of Blood (1973). Blu-Ray.
The perfect film for today's theme. The film follows the Phibes template of Vincent Price bumping off his enemies by grotesque methods, this time derived from Shakespeare's plays.
66. Repo: The Genetic Opera (2008). Blu-Ray.Continuing today's theme. I wish the longer, uncut version were released.
67. Candyman (1992). Blu-Ray. I haven't seen the new remake yet, but I can't imagine anyone better than Tony Todd in the role.
68. Fade to Black. Shudder. I watched this last year for the challenge. It's not great, but worth watching.
69. Poltergeist (1982). TV. The effects don't really hold up, but this is still an enthralling film experience.
70. Burnt Offerings (1976). TV. An evil house feeds on an unsuspecting family. Despite an uneven script, this film still works, although it's difficult to buy Oliver Reed as an American.

October 18
71. Rampant (창궐) (2018). Blu-Ray.
Rampant combines two of my favorite genres, historical epic and zombies!
72. Planet Terror (2007). DVD. Planet Terror is a bad film. Not "so bad it's good," just bad. Grindhouse would have been more interesting if Tarantino and Rodriguez had genuinely tried to make low-budget horror films for real instead of self-absorbed, star-studded campy rubbish. What would they have come up with if they had a George Romero budget of under $5 million, hired unknown actors, and wrote a good script? Carnival of Souls, The Blob, and Night of the Living Dead are enduring classics that were made with practically nothing. Let's see Tarantino and Rodriguez try to make good movies for pocket change.






SUBSETS
Spoiler:
-X- 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2021)

-X- 10/01: SterlingBen -
Slither (2006)
-X- 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
-X- 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
-X- 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) / The Spiral Staircase (1946) / A Bay of Blood (1971) / The Frighteners (1996)-
-X- 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
-X- 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
-X- 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
-X- 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
--- 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
-X- 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
-X- 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
-X- 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
-X- 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
-X- 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019)
--- 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
-X- 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
-X- 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
--- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971) / Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)





THEMES
Spoiler:
-X- 20% Alcohol by Volume. 100% Fear By Death. - SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear - The Wolf of Snow Hollow
-X- 10/02: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Slashers, 2, 3 / Serial Killers -Aquaslash
-X- 10/03: Buried Alive and Itching to Survive - Subterranean Horror -The Cave
-X- 10/04: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX - 1921 (Platinum) Vs. 1946 (Diamond) Vs. 1971 (Gold) Vs. 1996 (Silver) -
The Mephisto Waltz

-X- 10/05: Celebrating 40 Years of Unpleasant Dreams - Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary -Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
-X- 10/06: Reunions, Bullies & Greasy Cafeteria Food Are the Least of Your Worries: Spontaneous
-X- 10/07: She Slays Anyone in Her Way! - Ladies Who Kill -Cat People
-X- 10/08: Blood, Boobs, and Beasts: Drive-In Total Ingredients For A Mutant Family Horror Feast
Joe Bob Says Check it Out! - Hosted Films / Book Reviewed Films -
Frankenhooker
-X- 10/09: The Most Offbeat Films Ever Made - The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema -The Blood on Satan's Claw
-X- 10/10: Laden with MSG; Your Insides Will Bleed! The Asian Buffet of Tantalizing Terrors!
The Asian Buffet of Terrors - Korean / Thai / J-Horror / Indian / Chinese / Filipino / Indonesian -
The 8th Night
-X- 10/11: Instantaneous Blood-Soaked Entertainment from the Comfort of Your House
These Corporate-Owned Behemoth Prices Might Piss Off Your Spouse - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition -
Blood Red Sky
-X- 10/12: Copyright Laws Be Damned! These Unnoficial Flicks Are Italian-Crammed!
In Name Only / Unofficial Horror Sequels & Trilogies -
Gnaw: Food of the Gods II
-X- 10/13: Call Them the Doubting Thomas, Contrarian, or the Non-Believer. 1408
They're the Pessimist with the Inevitable Face Full of Cleaver. - Skeptical Inquirer -
-X- 10/14: A Journey Into the Guts of Horror - Horror Documentaries / Film Historian Approved -
Master of Dark Shadows
-X- 10/15: High Caliber Films Determined By the Cinephile Vote
Some Are Distinguished, Others Go Right for the Throat - The Letterboxd Top 250 -
The Wicker Man
-x- 10/16: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: VCI/United + Video Stores -Hillbillys in a Haunted House
-X- 10/17: Theaters Return! Texters Beware! - Theaters of Blood
-Theater of Blood
-X- 10/18: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths That Smell of Death!
Call In the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies
-Rampant
--- 10/19: It's Suspenseful! It's Mysterious! It's Intriguing! Whodunit?
Was it the Maid? A Ghost? ....I'm Being Hurled Off the Summit! - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -
--- 10/21: Hooded Hoodies Cloaked In Fear - Hooded / Cloaked Figures -
--- 10/22: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/23: The Hotel Closes for the Winter, But Jack Invites You to a Party That Never Ends
The Overlook Hotel July 4th Ball Centennial -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The European Passport to Terror -
--- 10/25: One Word. Multiple Ways to Die. - One-Word Titles -
--- 10/26: Welcome to Suburbia. The Houses Look the Same. The Portal To Hell Is Waiting. - Suburban Horror -
--- 10/27: Cold, Warm, Hot or Chilly...These Deadly Seasons Will Scare You Silly! - The Four Seasons of Death -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 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 -

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We're all doooomed!

SUBSETS :
Spoiler:
--- 09/30: group vote - Road Games (1981)
--- 11/01: group vote - Slaxx (2020)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2021)

--- 10/01: SterlingBen - Slither (2006)
--- 10/02: clckorang - Silent Madness (1984)
--- 10/03: Toddarino - The Severed Arm (1973)
--- 10/04: MysterioMan007 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) / The Spiral Staircase (1946) / A Bay of Blood (1971) / The Frighteners (1996)
--- 10/05: Gobear - Witchfinder General (1968)
--- 10/06: hbsvb - Cutting Class (1989)
--- 10/07: rbrown498 - Carrie (1976)
--- 10/08: Fist of Doom Jr - Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
--- 10/09: Chad - Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas) (1989)
--- 10/10: jholmes - Battle Royale (2000)
--- 10/11: tarfrimmer - The Mortuary Collection (2019)
--- 10/12: mallratcal - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
--- 10/13: WillieMLF - Curse of the Demon (1957)
--- 10/14: Darkgod - In Search of Darkness (2019)
--- 10/15: Cure - ororama (1997)
--- 10/16: DaveyJoe - Tower of Evil (1972)
--- 10/17: alyxstarr - Fade to Black (1980)
--- 10/18: Trevor - Planet Terror (2007)
--- 10/19: shellebelle - The Ninth Gate (1999)
--- 10/20: Undeadcow - Daughters of Darkness (1971) / Wildling (2018)
--- 10/21: indiephantom - The Collector (2009)
--- 10/22: TheBigDave - The Empty Man (2020)
--- 10/23: jacob_b - Freaky (2020)
--- 10/24: Bladz - Triangle (2009)
--- 10/25: Numbercrunch - Possessor (2020)
--- 10/26: T-bone22 - The Gate (1987)
--- 10/27: Shack - The Untold Story (1993)
--- 10/28: pacaway - Body Bags (1993)
--- 10/29: Voorheeshulk - Opera (1987)
--- 10/30: Darth Maher - Evil Dead II (1987)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Halloween Kills (2021)




CHECKLIST:
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
--- Jenny Agutter -
--- Arielle Brachfield -
--- Clancy Brown -
--- Chuck Connors -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Brad Dourif -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
--- Julian Sands -
--- Scout Taylor-Compton -
--- Tiffany Shepis -
--- P.J. Soles -
--- Tony Todd -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Pino Donaggio -
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Claudio Simonetti -
--- Christopher Young -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Rick Baker -
--- Joe Blasco -
--- KNB EFX Group -
--- Mathew Mungle -
--- Dick Smith -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Lawrence Bender -
--- Jason Blum -
--- Herman Cohen -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -

Select 2 writers:
--- Christopher Landon -
--- Dardano Sacchetti -
--- Curt Siodmak -
--- Kiyoshi Kurosawa -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
--- Cannibalism -
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Electrocution
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber -
--- Documentary -
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
--- Euro Horror -
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
--- Flashback -
--- Fog, 2 -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
--- Shudder Original / Exclusive -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Crypt -
--- Takes Place in a High School -
--- Takes Place in a Library -
--- Takes Place on a Mountain -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voyeurism -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1921 (100th) -
--- 1946 (75th) -
--- 1971 (50th) -
--- 1996 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre -
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Killed during sex -
--- New House, New Problems, 2 -
--- No cell phone service -
--- Making dumb decisions -
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
--- The mirror scare -
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

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

​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
--- 2010 -
--- 2020 -

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

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 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
--- Features a character waking up from a nightmare -
--- Was made in the 1990s -
--- Features a LGBT character -
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
--- Features a severed head -
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
--- Features a funeral scene -
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -

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

--- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - 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 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***




RATING: ★★★★★ MAX
⚡ = Subset Film
= Theme Night Film
= First Time Viewing

September 30th (Indie/Arthouse Crossover)

1.) Roadgames (1981) ★★★


2.) Body Snatchers (1993) ★★˝

October 1st (SterlingBen's Fermentation of Fear)

3.) Slither (2006) ★★★˝

October 2nd (Slashers, Serial Killers)

4.) April Fool's Day (1986) ★★★

October 3rd (Subterranean Horror)

5.) Mimic (1997) ★★

October 4th (Chronological Horror Years Faceoff IX)

6.) Bad Moon (1996) ★★˝

October 5th (Elvira's Movie Macabre 40th Anniversary)

7.) The Funhouse (1981) ★★

October 6th (School's Out ...Forever!)

8.) Fright Night Part II (1988) ★★★

October 7th (Ladies Who Kill)

9.) Happy Birthday to Me (1981) ★★★






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Re: The 17th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

2021 October Horror Challenge
September 30

1. Dawn Of The Dead (1978) - YouTube - Theme Movie

October 1

2. Killdozer - YouTube - Theme Movie
2.5 These Woods Are Haunted: Monster In My Backyard - Travel Channel

October 2

3.5 This Is Halloween - Travel Channel
3.75 It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - Apple TV
4.75 Halloween (1978) - Shudder - Theme Movie
5.75 Black Dragons - YouTube
6.75 Scooby Doo! Frankencreepy - Boomerang

October 3

7.75 Godzilla And Other Movie Monsters - DVD
8.75 Resident Evil - DVD - Theme Movie

October 4

9.25 The Haunted Collector Files: Harmed At Home In California - Travel Channel
10.25 Ghosts On The Loose - YouTube
11.25 Frankenstein (1931) - Blu Ray
12.25 She-Wolf Of London - iPad - Theme Movie

October 5

13.25 Frankenstein (1931) (Audio Commentary) - Blu Ray - Theme Movie

October 6

14.25 Carrie (1976) - Shudder - Theme Movie
14.50 Paranormal Cops: Messages From Beyond - C&I

October 7

15.50 Svengoolie: Blood Of Dracula - DVR - Theme Movie

October 8

15.75 Paranormal State: Good vs Evil - FYI
16.75 Battle Of The Damned - Comet
17.25 Extreme Paranormal Witness: Sinister Homeowner - Travel Channel
18.25 Off Beat Cinema: The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living And Became Mixed-Up Zombies - DVR - Theme Movie

October 9

19.25 Prom Night (1980) - Comet
20.25 Robo Vampire - YouTube - Theme Movie

October 10

21.25 Yongary: Monster From The Deep - DVD - Theme Movie
22.25 Konga - DVD

October 11

22.50 Witchblade: The Beginning - DVD
22.75 Witchblade: Bewilderment - DVD
23. Witchblade: Defiance - DVD
23.25 Witchblade: Movement - DVD

October 12

23.75 Most Terrifying Places In America: History Of Horror - Travel Channel
24.75 The Nightmare Before Christmas - Freeform
25.75 An American Haunting - Epix Drive In

October 14

26.75 Nightmare Shark - SyFy
27.25 Paranormal Caught On Camera: Skinwalker Stalks A Cowboy In Arizona - Travel Channel

October 15

27.75 Halloween Wars: Addams Family Dream Vacation - DVR
28.25 Mickey’s Tale Of Two Witches - Disney Jr
28.75 Halloween Wars: Haunted Motel - DVR

October 16

29.75 The Cave - DVR
30.75 30 Miles From Nowhere - YouTube
31.75 Wes Craven’s New Nightmare - AMC
32.75 Werewolves On Wheels - Comet
33. Witchblade: Search - DVD

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Mallratcal's 13th! October Horror Movie Challenge!
Oct 1st
#TitleRatingNewFormatRun TimeYear
1.The Purge☠☠VOD85 Min2013
Not very thrilling. It was funny how easily the security system was pulled down though. Should have went with the other rich people killing the family but I guess they wanted a happier ending.
2.Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2˝VOD93 Min2011
Picks up where the first one ended. Chromeskull's team repairs his face after it had been melted off. They should have made his chrome face mask a permanent feature and make him a true Chromeskull but they wanted to do the ugly face reveal. One of Chromedome's henchmen begins killing people, which pisses him off. It looks like they are setting up the henchmen to take the fall for Chromeskull but the original just kills him right away. After credits and the henchman ended up taking the fall anyway, which would be hard to explain since he got beheaded and the cop that stopped him didn't do that.
3.Dark Tower˝VOD91 Min2011
Watching the credits and I'm wondering what European country this was filmed in, and then there is a packing box middle of the frame with big red letters that says "Made in Spain". So that was helpful. A murdered architect haunts his wife's new building, you can figure out who murdered him. Michael Moriarty is a security guy who is investigating the strange deaths in the new building and he has psychic powers.
4.Superstition☠☠☠VOD85 Min1982
Starts out hot with a lot of deaths. It's about 2 priests moving to a new parish, one of them has a family (and a drinking problem) and moves them into a home that is cursed by a witch that the church tried to kill in 1692, but that priest didn't burn her and instead just dumped her in a lake, and threw a cross in there for good measure. The single priest finds the cross and tries to finish the ritual, during the climax he can't open a door so he hits the door with the cross which makes the door explode, he then immediately encounters another stubborn door but forgets about his cool new cross powers. It's fun and ridiculous and has some nice kills, even kids aren't safe.
5.Black Christmas (1974)☠☠☠˝VOD97 Min1974
The great Canadian giallo. I know it's more of a slasher but I think of it as a giallo. It takes a bit to get going but is never boring. The phone calls are still effective and Sgt. Nash is such a dipshit that I love him. "Ho ho ho, fuck."
6.Highway to Hell☠☠☠VOD94 Min1991
Been meaning to see this for a long time. A guy drives into hell to save his girlfriend (Kristy Swanson before she was twitter crazy and her nephew died 3 times) from the Hellcop. Hellcop had a good look, the handcuffs and Hell Charger were also great looking props. Funny movie with some good cameos, lots of cops in hell, too.
Oct 2nd
#TitleRatingNewFormatRun TimeYear
7.A Bay of Blood☠☠˝VOD85 Min1971
Greedy people want to develop the bay for profit and murder and double crosses begin. The ending always makes me laugh. The 4 youngish people in the beginning have the worlds happiest looking buggy, and one of the guys has the worlds worst perm, it looks like those fuzzy hats royal guards wear.
8.The Unholy (1988)☠☠˝VOD102 Min1988
Priests at a specific church keep dying by having their throats ripped out, so a new priest is chosen to go there and fight The Unholy. Said priest had just been thrown out a window of a high-rise but suffered no injuries. The Unholy a big demon dog, with 2 small hench-demons. The gore effects are pretty good, very wet, one dude pukes up all his blood. The demon dog looks pretty good too, except for when it's walking. The new priest has to fight his temptations to defeat The Unholy, his temptation is a 19 year-old girl who he has let stay at the church. No real scares, real slow build.
9.Candyman (2021)☠☠VOD91 Min2021
Movie was 'meh' I has plenty social commentary which fits the character. The kills were boring, I did like the use of mirrors with Candyman appearing in reflections. I had higher hopes for this. Story wise it's all about trying to bring Candyman back into the world and there is some connection to the original with stuff about the baby from that movie.
10.Amityville II: The Possession☠☠˝VOD104 Min2021
The house is not fucking around this time. New family moves in and it's blood in the water stuff blasting off the walls and some nice graffiti in the kids room, and the family tries to kill each other, though that seems to have been building for awhile. I thought the family killing was going to be a dream but it wasn't and the movie takes a turn in the 2nd half, where the coward priest tries to exorcise the demon from Sonny. He beats it with the Exorcist 1 move, but he's a coward and I suppose that sets up the sequel. It was good the priest got the demon out of the kid but he's still going to get the chair for the whole killing his family thing.
11.Warning Sign☠☠☠˝VOD99 Min1985
An accident at a secret biolab gives the people of said lab a case of rage. They are basically zombies but have intelligence and can speak. Movie focuses on the security guard and her husband, who is the sheriff. Together with a scientist who used to work at the lab try to find a cure for the virus. The government comes and the most unrealistic thing about the movie is the military response. Towards the end the pissed off townsfolk over power the guards and begin trying to cut their way into the building. It's very Resident Evil.
12.Werewolf of London☠☠˝VOD75 Min1935
This was alright, I prefer the Warren Zevon song though. A botanist goes to Tibet looking for a rare flower that only blooms in moonlight, but comes back with lycanthropy. The moon flower is an antidote to the condition, you just got to jam it into your skin, it kills the flower and it's effects are only good for a single night. The werewolves are not fully beast like most movies, this one puts on a coat and cap to cover up when he goes out and regular bullets can kill him just fine. There is a rival scientist that wants the moon flower as he too is a wolfman and the reason for this mess in the first place. Weird comedy spot with 2 old women at a boarding house but I'm sure people in 1935 thought it was funny.
Oct 3rd
#TitleRatingNewFormatRun TimeYear
13.The Vagrant☠☠☠VOD91 Min1992
Bill Paxton buys his first house and ends up getting a hobo to go along with it. That Hobo is a former psychiatrist that is trying to prove his theories by using Bill as his guinea pig. It's really funny.
14.The Collector☠☠˝VOD91 Min2009
A lock picker breaks into a home but finds a masked man torturing the family that lives there, and the house full of booby traps. It's pretty good, the cat and mouse between the thief and killer is good. The Thief gets away at one point but goes back to try to save a little girl. It would have taken the killer forever to setup all of those traps and boarding up the windows.
15.GothicVOD87 Min1986
This did not click with me. Mary Shelley and friends tell a ghost story where they create a monster through a seance, and nothing really happens. It leaves some goo around and everyone is really scared. I found this boring.
16.Watchers☠☠☠VOD91 Min1988
Haven't seen this since the days of VHS, it's pretty good. A dog and a monster escape from a lab after it explodes. The dog is super smart and the monster wants to kill it and remove it's eyes, like it does to all the people who encounter the dog. Dog befriends a 16 year old boy and his mom and they try to stay ahead of the monster and the NSO agents who are trying to kill the monster (and anyone that gets in their way) one of the agents is the 3rd experiment from the lab, proving that man is the real monster... The monster kind of looks like a bigfoot, or wereape.
Oct 4th
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17.Amityville 3-D˝VOD93 Min1983
Painfully dull. The PG rating definitely hurt it. Divorced dad moves into the home after exposing a fraud psychic that was using the house for seances, the dad is a reporter. The photographer takes a photo of the houses first victim and his face is distorted in all of the shots. I thought this was going to be a running thing of her taking photos and all of the doomed would have their faces marked, but it goes nowhere. No secret stinky room in the basement this time, it has been replaced by an old empty well. Only 2 people die before the finale where some paranormal investigators get killed by the furniture as the house falls apart, and a monster pops out of the well, it looks like what the possessed kid from Part 2 looked like, but there was no possessed priest in this one, oh, the house can kill and control things outside of the house now. Meg Ryan and Lori Loughlin's first movie.
18.Thinner☠☠˝VOD93 Min1996
Holds up to a re-watch. A lawyer getting road head kills an old gypsy and gets a curse as payback, so do the judge and police officer who helped cover up the "accident". Lawyer then gets his mob friend to cause a little mayhem in the gypsy camp to get the curse lifted. The layer's wife might have been cheating on him with a local doctor so he uses the oldest trick in the book, a cursed pie to get his revenge. Pretty jerk move if they weren't cheating. But don't worry, the lawyer gets his... just desserts. *Insert Crypt Keeper laugh*
19.Bug☠☠˝VOD102 Min2006
An alcoholic meets a paranoid schizophrenic and soon his delusions become her delusions. He does warn her in the beginning that some people try to change the way other people think. He believes the army have injected him with bugs that will brainwash the world. There are some good rants at the end and the acting is really good. Michael Shannon goes full Alex Jones during the climax. For some reason I always thought it was Harry Connick Jr. in Shannon's role. It was a bit long and at no time do you ever think they are really infested with bugs. Whatever happened to Ashley Judd? She used to be a big star and I never see her in anything anymore.
20.The Outing☠☠VOD87 Min1987
Thieves break in to an old woman's house and find a genie's lamp. The genie then kills the, and the lamp ends up in a museum. The daughter of the head of the museum puts on a bracelet that is magically linked to the lamp and makes a wish, she wishes that her father was dead. So the genie devises a plan to possess her and get her friends to spend a night in the closed museum and then kill them all. Genie should have just killed the dad immediately and been done with it, I'm not sure why he decided to fuck around, I suppose he was bored, he was stuck in the lamp for like 90 years. If the genie completes it's task the girl would then become the keeper of the lamp and I'm not 100% sure what that means as the genie's voice kind of sucks. Genie's can be killed if their lamp is destroyed and during this destruction you can see a crew member with a blowtorch to help sell the fire effects. The dialogue was really strange and there is a bizarre scene in a high school, where an ex-boyfriend physically attacks the main girl, the ex ends up pulling a knife and then a teacher kicks his ass.
21.The Invisible Man (1933)☠☠☠˝Blu-Ray71 Min1933
Watched it with commentary, lots of interesting info on how they did the special effects, which should be expected. Some neat trivia about Rains' in that he was almost blind in his right eye from the war, which I never knew.
Oct 5th
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22.10 Cloverfield Lane☠☠☠VOD103 Min2016
Pretty good. A woman wakes up in a bomb shelter and is told the US is under attack. The guy who owns the bomb shelter ends up being a murderer and in the end. There is an alien attack at the end though.
23.Class of 1999☠☠VOD99 Min2016
In 1999 schools are located if free fire zones, a place where there are no police as teen gangs have taken over. So the schools try out military androids as teachers. The teachers then start killing the students. I thought it was funny when the two gangs went to war (in a zone they had set up for such an occasion, and both gangs politely took up cover before fighting. It was very orderly. The three androids have special weapons built into each of their arms, one has a flamethrower, the other a missile launcher, and the last one has a claw and drill, so he was the budget model.
24.Censor☠☠VOD84 Min2021
A censor during the Video Nasty period goes mad after watching a movie. She has some trauma from when she was a kid and her sister disappeared and that movie triggered the madness. It happens pretty quick though and I don't know wasn't that captivating.
25.The Brain☠☠VOD91 Min1988
A giant brain at a research lab is brainwashing people through a TV show, the more brains it gets the larger and stronger it grows. A teenager is able to resist it so the people that work at the lab frame him for murder. Mediocre and too long for what it was.
26.Rush Week☠☠˝VOD96 Min1989
This certainly had more energy than the last movie. An axe-murder is stalking women on a university campus during rush week. A new student is looking into the disappearances for the school paper. First third of the movie is mostly pranks. There is a lot of nudity and there were a bunch of pledges at the main frat house, a lot of movies set on a campus usually have no more than 4 pledges and that always makes the movie feel small to me, so having several new pledges was a big plus. Not a lot of murder, only 3 kills in the first hour. There are 3 red hearings in this. There are also 2 logical credible suspects and I appreciate that.
27.May☠☠☠˝VOD93 Min2002
Still really funny on a second watch. A lonely girl with the worlds saddest looking doll decides to make a friend. Angela Bettis is great in this and I find it hard not to feel bad for her character, even though she starts killing people.
Oct 6th
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28.The Relic☠☠˝VOD110 Min1997
An anthropologist goes to Brazil and turns into a lizard monster due to a tribe and some fungus. He returns to his Chicago museum and rips people's brains out to eat. Nice mix of practical and CGI, the CGI mostly looked good, not the explosion of the monster at the end though.
29.The Purge: Anarchy☠☠˝VOD103 Min2014
Frank Grillo is the Punisher and the government is sending out kill squads to up the body count this year. A lot more action than the first one.
30.The Omen☠☠☠˝VOD111 Min1976
The first 5 years of Damien's life. The priest getting impaled and the beheading scene are cool deaths.
31.Triangle☠☠☠VOD99 Min2009
6 people embark on an afternoon of sailing but a storm capsizes their boat. An abandoned ocean liner (which happens fairly often in horror movies) happens by and then we get a time loop type movie. Sisyphus is mentioned early on. It was kind of funny that they tried to pass this off as happening in Florida.
32.The Terror Within☠☠VOD88 Min1989
A plauge has killed most of the Earth's population and mutated some of them which they call gargoyles, they look like human/turkey hybrids with huge overbites. An underground research lab remains and they have found a vaccine for the plague. They also find a woman on the surface who is 3 months pregnant, the dad is a gargoyle. A day later and she is 7 months pregnant so they operate to remove the fetus but it's too late and the monster baby gets loose in the lab. They figure in 24 hours it will be full grown, but an hour later and it's already an adult and it kills all but 3 people, 1 it just rapes. And the rest of the movie is trying to kill the gargoyle, which is difficult as it's only weak to noise and fire.
Oct 7th
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33.The Serpent and the Rainbow☠☠☠VOD97 Min1988
An anthropologist goes to Haiti in search of the zombie causing drug so he can bring it home for medical use. One of those movies I'd never seen in full, just bits and pieces over the years, but it's good. He was lucky the revolution took place when it did.
34.The House That Dripped Blood☠☠˝VOD102 Min1971
My parents said this was the scariest movie they ever saw and they had to leave the theater, to that I can only say LMAO. It's not bad or anything, just not scary by todays standards. A cop is investigation the disappearance of an actor and that is the wrap around story. Story 1 is an author writing about a strangler, who seems to come to life. 2 is about 2 old friends who see the face of a lost love at a wax museum, with Peter Cushing. 3 is about a little girl witch whose dad is Christopher Lee. And number 4 is an actor (Jon Pertwee) who buys a cloak that turns him into a vampire, he also has a boss portrait of himself over the fireplace. Second appearance of a former Doctor in as many days.
35.Species☠☠˝VOD108 Min1995
A team hunt an escaped alien/human hybrid who is looking for a mate. It's fine is really all I can say, very good cast with some dodgy CGI.
Oct 8th
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36.Cut˝VOD82 Min2000
A student film crew try to complete a movie that was abandoned after a cast member killed the director. The killer is empowered by the movie reels. It's not very good and the kills are super basic.
37.Damien: Omen II☠☠☠VOD107 Min1978
Damien, no longer born from a dog but a jackal is now 12 and attending military school and living with his rich uncle. He also finds War, Famine and the Whore of Babylon, who should have read the bible. It's pretty solid, not many deaths but the truck, train and elevator kills were all really good.
38.The Purge: Election Year☠☠VOD108 Min2016
Frank Grillo is back protecting a Presidential candidate who gets betrayed by her staff. A shop keeper and his friends help them throughout the night while planning a raid on her Presidential rival. The end of the movie with news commentary saying supporters of the losing candidate are reverting to violence was very prescient.
39.Werewolves Within☠☠☠VOD97 Min2021
I found this funny, it slows down a but when they are accusing each other but this was pretty good.
Oct 9th
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40.Sometimes They Come Back... for More˝VOD89 Min1998
2 Military police go to a secret arctic mine after one of the soldiers goes crazy and starts killing people. 1 of the MPs and mine crew are secret demons and one is trying to raise dear old dad. I may have seen this before but it's so dull I've forgotten. I usually give bad acting a pass but Max Perlich was incredibly bad. I did like the miniatures.
41.The Game˝VOD84 Min1984
Really bad. 3 Old millionaires put on a game of fear for a group of people and the survivor gets one million dollars. Is it just for fun? Or for real? Who cares? Lots of terrible acting from the local Yoopers, one is doing a terrible southern belle.
42.Razorback☠☠˝VOD91 Min1984
I hated this the first time I watched it but it's not bad. Movie starts with the the Razorback smashing through a house, lighting it on fire and taking a 2 year old as lunch, that's some serious hog action. The kids grandfather has a trial because no one believes him, I'm assuming that was added because of the dingo story from a few years prior. A journalist goes to Australia to report on the kangaroo hunt and gets pigged. This bring her her husband over to find her body or what really happened to her. It's not just the giant pig that is a problem though, 2 kangaroo hunters are causing all kinds of trouble out in the bush. Arkie Whiteley was super cute.
43.The Poughkeepsie Tapes☠☠☠˝VOD81 Min2007
A fake documentary about a serial killer and the VHS tapes he left for the authorities to find. The bit about framing the cop for some of the murders and then alerting the police that they had the wrong guy after the cop was executed by the state was a cool idea. For such a perfectionist killer his video recorder was pretty low quality.
Oct 10th
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44.She-Wolf of London☠☠˝VOD61 Min1946
Short one as it's Thanksgiving and football time today. A young woman who is about to be maried thinks she is a werewolf when murders begin to happen in a nearby park. It's pretty obvious what's going on and what the motivations of her aunt are.
45.White Zombie☠☠☠VOD69 Min1932
Sunday Night Football is in a weather delay (2nd time this week) so I can sneak in another! A new wife gets turned into a zombie by love spurned man, who in turn gets the same treatment by the witch doctor. Pretty good movie.
46.House of Horrors☠☠˝VOD65 Min1946
A struggling artist finds Rondo Hatton crawling out of a river (he's not wet) and brings him back to his home. Rondo is The Creeper and the artist uses him to kill his critics. Lots of good looking ladies in this, and one cute little cat.
Oct 11th
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47.Mimic 2☠☠VOD82 Min2002
One of the Judas bugs escaped and has started a nest while killing people and taking their faces for himself to wear. Remy from the first movie is back and unlucky in love as that bug is killing the men around her and looking to breed. Halfway through they get trapped in a school and things slow down. There is an epilogue of the bug wearing one more face and taking one more shot at love but it felt like it was added on when they found out they needed the movie to run a bit longer.
48.ScalpsVOD82 Min1983
Fred Olen Ray! On No! Archeology students decide to dig an Indian burial ground (they don't do much digging) and one of them gets possessed by an evil spirit. The makeup on the possessed guy was terrible.
49.Carrie☠☠☠☠VOD98 Min1976
More movies should start in women's locker rooms. Damn, people were really mean to Carrie. Great cast and I really like the split screen during the prom massacre.
50.Violent Shit: The MovieVOD82 Min2015
Karl the Butcher is now in Rome and 2 young cops are on his trail. There are 2 old cops that keep giving the younger ones shit, but that goes nowhere. Until the climax there is very little killing or gore. A professor is in possession on the Butcher mask and he throws a party, well more an orgy with cannibalism. The professor then decides to have Karl kill the party goers and this is where the gore kicks in, eyes being pulled out and dick & balls getting ripped off. The old professor then has Karl killed and then makes another for... reasons? The actor's were really bad at delivering their lines, like they were struggling to speak.
Oct 12th
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51.The Wax Mask☠☠☠VOD98 Min1997
This was enjoyable. Set in 1912, a wax museum owner is having people killed so that he can turn them into mechanical wax figures, sort of like what he has done to himself after suffering a terrible accident. A new employee and a reporter are investigating the recent disappearances.
52.Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II☠☠˝VOD97 Min1987
Prom queen gets set on fire by a stink bomb and returns 30 years later to get revenge. She posses Vicki, who is the girlfriend of the principal's son. The principal is the one who threw the stink bomb. In the end Mary Lou does a Freddy 2 on Vicki and then goes full Carrie on the prom. Movie also had a demonic rocking horse. Movie also had some good one liners. Third movie of the challenge with Michael Ironside. I've owned the DVD forever and was looking forward to watching it but I couldn't find it so I had to work a little magic.
53.Doom☠☠VOD111 Min2005
First time watching this since it came out and first time watching the extended/unrated version and it's better than I remembered. It's not good but not awful, just dull and way too long. And for a movie about Doom you just can't be boring, that's death to a movie like this. People say the first person stuff at the end is the best part and they are right, because you finally get some action and gore. The nano-wall exists to be a plot device but outside of that I'm not seeing the advantages of having it over say a door.
54.The Final Conflict☠☠VOD108 Min1981
Damien gets appointed ambassador to the UK, the previous ambassador made an elaborate trap to Budd Dwyer himself. 7 Priests get the 7 knives and embark on looney tunes type plans to murder him. Damien has his people kill all the male babies born on a certain day to stop the 2nd coming and you can guess how that ended up for him. Step down from the first 2 Omen movies but Sam Neil gave some good monologues.
55.Nightmares˝VOD82 Min1980
Only 82 minutes and I was checking the time to see how much longer this one was going to go. It's not well made, scenes abruptly begin and end, the passage of time is unclear. In one scene the 2 leads first meet and the next they love each other. Movie starts with a young girl walking in on her mom having sex, a month later she's in a car with her mom who picks up a boyfriend, the girl hits them while they are driving/making out, killing the mom in the ensuing car crash. The girls father goes to the hospital where he's not upset that his wife was cheating on him but makes sure to tell his daughter that it was her fault that her mom was dead. Then the next scene some random adult tries to get fresh with the little girl so she stabs him in the face with a glass. As you can imagine the girl grew up with some issues and the movie didn't even try to hide that she was the killer. Now with a hot start like that you'd probably think the entire movie would be nuts but sadly it's not. It slows down big time once everyone is trying to learn the play they are to be in. The play's director is the highlight of the movie as he is a giant asshole. Movie is also known as Stage Fright, so Nightmares and Stage Fright, very original names for a horror movie.
Oct 13th
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56.Don't Breathe 2☠☠VOD98 Min2021
The blind guy finds a young girl after a house fire and raises her as his granddaughter. A group of former military vets break into his house to abduct her as the leader of the group is the girls real father. The girls mom is also alive and needs the girls heart to live as they are meth dealers and that's what caused the fire in the first place and damaged the mom's heart. Does that work? Can an adult receive a child's heart and live? Wouldn't it be too small to pump the blood around an adult's body? The tension is gone from the first movie and this wasn't all that great.
57.The People Under the Stairs☠☠˝VOD102 Min1991
A 13 year old and 2 adults break into the house of 2 crazy people who keep their failed stolen children in the basement. The movie is mostly Fool running from the crazy people through the walls of the house. Movie was surprisingly socially aware for 1991.
58.Species 2☠☠VOD93 Min1998
The corporate sponsored space shuttle was very accurate. Astronauts land on Mars and bring back alien life in a soil sample. 2 of the 3 astronauts get infected. One dies after sex and the other blows his head off after realizing after sex a full grown kid bursts out of the woman. But his head regrows instantly and he decides, fuck it, and starts having as many kids as possible. He just puts a potato sack on them and keeps them in an old barn. Sil is back as Eve and she wants to mate with the new alien. Press and Laura are back from the first movie. This movie felt like it didn't have a real focus, it just felt directionless.
59.Escape Room: Tournament of Champions☠☠˝VOD95 Min2021
Watched the extended version. There are some fun rooms and me meet the creator of all of the rooms, a young woman who is locked in a room of her own by her father, who runs the whole thing. There is a Saw level reveal at the end and that's fine as I would like to see the series continue.
60.Halloween☠☠☠☠☠Blu-Ray91 Min1978
A classic. Getting ready to watch Halloween Kills in a couple days.
Oct 14th
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61.Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon☠☠☠˝VOD92 Min2006
A fake documentary on a hopeful new slasher. I really liked this, I thought they would go the comedy route of just killing Leslie as soon as he tried to kill the teens but was pleasantly surprised when the documentary crew was all a part of his plans. I had resisted seeing this for so long just because of the hype it got, that was a mistake on my part.
62.Halloween 2018☠☠☠˝VOD106 Min2018
I still really like this, the odd bits of humor still don't land with me though.
63.FiendVOD92 Min1980
The Fiend is a ghost that can take over a dead body but then they need to kill people and take their lifeforce. Starts in April and then jumps to October with a kill in both but then the Fiend has to start killing every day so there are no real rules. The Fiend is not all bad though, he does have a nice cat. His neighbor is on to him once a little girl is killed outside their house. The movie is boring with long stretches of nothing happening at all.
64.The Wasp Woman˝VOD61 Min1959
Watched the theatrical version and it was only 61 minutes long. If I had paid my nickel for a movie ticket to see this I'd feel ripped off. Movies starts with the head of a cosmetics company leading a meeting and going over the quarterly profits and how they have been falling. One of the men in the meeting tells her the profits going down is because she is old. Ouch. A scientist tells her about wasp jelly, and says it will make her young again. To prove this he shows her two guinea pigs and she immediately shit talks them, so now I don't feel so bad for her. For the effect the injection turns the guinea pig into a rat, once she starts taking the injections to show the effect she stops wearing glasses and her tits get bigger lol. Then she goes full wasp and the makeup is terrible. The scientist gets attacked by a cat he injected with the wasp serum and after killing the cat he walks into traffic. The movie is pretty dull as the wasp woman only makes very quick appearances until she is killed, probably because of that terrible looking makeup.
Oct 15th
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65.Death Screams☠☠VOD88 Min1982
No real stalking at the fair, it all happens at an old house/graveyard and all in 10 minutes. The rest of the movie is just having fun at the fair. Really not a lot happens. The red herring is an autists guy who really likes trains, so that was a thing before Thomas the Tank Engine, huh? After the killer is dead the sheriff unloads his revolver into him which makes his head explode for some reason but that got a good laugh from me. The characters all felt real but the "funny" one got annoying.
66.VerotikaVOD90 Min2019
First story is about a girl with eyes instead of nipples (Gothic had this too) and she creates a spider monster that breaks peoples necks. Everyone had bad French accients. Second story is a stripper who removes girls faces and wears them because she has a messed up face. She dances with a mask on so she really didn't have to remove faces, her damaged one would be covered up anyway. REAL bad acting in this story and most of it is spent on dancing. Third story is basically Elizabeth Báthory, a Countess is taking peasant girls and bathing in their blood. Nothing really happens other than the Countess bathing in blood for 90% of the time. Very amateur.
67.Suspiria (2018)☠☠☠˝VOD152 Min2018
Quite a bit different than the original but very good, I like that it wasn't just a remake. And the people exploding at the end was great.
68.Halloween Kills☠☠VOD106 Min2021
Wow, big step down from Halloween 2018. Too much time is spent with Tommy and his riled up gang that ends up doing nothing, and there were way too many "Remember this?!" moments. It had great music though, and there was a ton of kills. I still really like that Michael does not give a single fuck about Laurie, he's just doing his own thing. Very disappointing.
69.Re-Kill☠☠˝VOD88 Min2015
After a zombie outbreak a military division is created to hunt down zombies. The movie is presented as a COPS reality show with a camera crew following the unit around. They have to go to old New York, which has been walled off to investigate Project Judas, that turns out to be an intelligent zombie that has organized the other zombies into coordinated attacks. It's got a lot of action and has some good Robo-Cop type commercials. I went deep into the challenge without hitting a zombie movie until now.
Oct 16th
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70.Babysitter MassacreVOD82 Min2013
Nothing really happens. A killer is killing people at random, in the end he says it's for love but that doesn't make sense at all.
71.Splice☠☠Blu-Ray104 Min2009
Two Scientists splice animal DNA together to create a new species, then splice human DNA with the species when they find out their experiments are being shut down. They unveil the new species to the press where they end up tearing each other apart and soaking the press in blood, one of the species changed it's sex to male which caused this. Guy scientist does not want the monster baby but the lady scientist does, the roles get reversed as the creature grows older and the guy wants to have sex with it. Then the creature changes it's sex and rapes mom. No horror until the last 10 minutes when the creature becomes male and kills a few people. Pretty 'meh' overall.
72.A Quiet Place Part II☠☠☠VOD97 Min2020
I think I liked this better than the first one. There was more tension in this. The surviving Abbotts hit the road now that their farm house in destroyed and end up at a steel factory. Milli gets a radio broadcast and heads to the island to broadcast her feedback sound.
73.Howling IIIDVD98 Min1987
I've tried to watch this before but could never get through it. It's bad and lacks any horror/tension. The adult wolf makeup is terrible. A woman runs away from her town and gets a spot on a movie. She's a werewolf, a unique species that only exists in Australia, a marsupial werewolf. A Russian ballet dancer defects to Oz and wants to mate with the head of the marsupial tribe but the government captures them. A scientist helps them escape and they live in the bush for 15 plus years. Eventually they learn they are no longer being hunted and return to the city, or more specifically LA. The head of the marsupial clan transforms into a giant wolf, all we get to see is it's head and he's instantly blown up. Bad acting, just a bad movie overall.
74.Massacre at Central High☠☠☠˝VOD87 Min1976
David, a new kid at a high school runs afoul of the preppy gang who run the place. They cripple one of his legs so he kills them. The other students become helpful and encouraging to each other after that at first but nature abhors a vacuum and soon the bullied become the bullies (I like that the fat kid starts walking around and bumping people with his belly, that's a boss move). David then decides to get rid of all of them. I'm not sure what the prep gang was doing running the school, they didn't seem to be making any money from it, just making a mess and some rape. Movie takes place in a universe where adults don't exist which greatly affected the atmosphere of the movie. The stoner girls being named Mary and Jane was a little too on the nose but the movie is a blast. Forgot I had seen this many many years ago when Scream TV was a thing. Heathers definitely was inspired by this. Watched this because of WillieMLF's list.
Oct 17th
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75.Hail to the Deadites☠☠☠˝VOD79 Min2020
A documentary about some of the fans of The Evil Dead franchise, their collections, convention goings and what the series has meant to them. Also has a lot of cast and crew from the series speaking about the fans. This was pretty good.
76.Beast From Haunted Cave˝VOD66 Min1959
This one was a bore. The monster was a spider type thing that looked like shit. Movie was about 5 thieves who set off a bomb in a cave (that pisses off the monster) so they can steal 6 gold bars from a bank/office. The bomb was a distraction but there didn't seem to be any alarms on the office, they probably could have skipped the bomb stuff. The entire movie is the 5 of them along with a local guide sitting around the guide's cabin while the leader of the thieves argues with his girlfriend. Very little of the monster is shown, it's mostly just his spider arms and the movie just ends after it's set on fire. Did the final goon kill the guide at the end and escape to Canada? Who can say.
77.The Church☠☠☠VOD102 Min1989
Some crusaders kill a village and toss the bodies into a pit, along with a goose so you know it was an asshole, then build a church on top of it. Many years later a librarian breaks the seal and gets possessed, he then spreads that to others by punching a dude who then scratches others. The church enters lockdown as people start hallucinating and it's up to one priest to solve the mystery and destroy the church. This felt like a parody almost. I liked it.
78.The First Purge☠☠VOD97 Min2018
The first Purge begins but only on Staten Island. The government pays people 5K and more if they participate, they get contact lenses with cameras in them and are chipped with a tracker. When the time comes the people just party instead of kill so the government releases teams of mercs to go and kill as many lower class people as possible. Movie mostly follows a drug lord who defends his neighborhood from the mercs. Lots of gun fights but I thought it was kind of boring, not as good as the last one.
Oct 18th
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79.Fade To Black☠☠☠VOD102 Min2020
A young man who watches to many movies (uh oh) takes inspiration from them and starts killing people who have wronged him. There are a psychologist and police officer that popup throught the movie but don't serve any actual purpose other than getting the killer to go on the run at the end. Mickey Rourke shows up in an early role. Good flick.


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Select 10 actors:
-X- Jenny Agutter - Dark Tower
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--- Clancy Brown -
--- Chuck Connors -
-X- Peter Cushing - The House That Dripped Blood
--- Brad Dourif -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Deborah Foreman -
--- Stephen Geoffreys -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Udo Kier -
-X- Christopher Lee - The House That Dripped Blood
-X- Bela Lugosi - White Zombie
--- Lynn Lowry -
--- Virginia Madsen -
-X- Julian Sands - Gothic
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--- Tiffany Shepis -
-X- P.J. Soles - Carrie
-X- Tony Todd - Candyman
-X- Recently Deceased - The Unholy (1988) (Hal Holbrook)

Select 5 directors:
-X- Freddie Francis - Dark Tower
--- Jesús "Jess" Franco -
--- William Grefé -
--- Amando de Ossorio -
--- Takashi Miike -
--- Steve Miner -
--- Jean Rollin -
--- Pete Walker -
--- James Wan -
-X- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - Candyman (2021) (Nia DaCosta)
-X- Recently Deceased - The Omen (Richard Donner)

Select 2 film composers:
-X- Pino Donaggio - Carrie
-X- Alan Howarth - Class of 1999
-X- Claudio Simonetti - Violent Shit: The Movie
-X- Christopher Young - The Vagrant

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-X- KNB EFX Group - The People Under the Stairs
-X- Mathew Mungle - 10 Cloverfield Lane
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-X- Recently Deceased - Robert Green Hall - Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2

Select 2 producers:
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-X- Jason Blum - The Purge
--- Herman Cohen -
-X- Dino De Laurentiis - Amityville II: The Possession

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-X- Dardano Sacchetti - Amityville II: The Possession
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Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film - Amityville 3-D
-X- Anthology Film - The House That Dripped Blood
-X- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - The Omen
-X- Based on a True Story - The Serpent and the Rainbow
-X- Based on a Novel - Watchers
-X- Candy Cinema, 2 - Censor
-X- Cannibalism - The People Under the Stairs
--- Cinema Inspired By: Richard Matheson -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-X- Death by: Electrocution - Watchers
-X- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Thinner
-X- Distributor / Studio: Kino Lorber - Highway to Hell
-X- Documentary - Hail to the Deadites
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
-X- Euro Horror - A Bay of Blood
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
-X- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Species
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
-X- Film From TCM October 2021 Schedule - White Zombie
-X- Firearms - The Purge
-X- Flashback - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II
--- Fog, 2 -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-X- Found Footage - The Poughkeepsie Tapes
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
-X- Killer / Evil Animal - Razorback
-X- Killer / Evil Child - The Omen
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
-X- Mad Scientist - The Invisible Man
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
-X- Name In Title - Carrie
--- Nation of Origin: Russia, 2
-X- Ouija Board - Babysitter Massacre
--- Phobias -
-X- Psychological - Bug
-X- Quarantine - Doom
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Bronson Canyon -
-X- Shudder Original / Exclusive - Verotika
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Halloween Kills
-X- Slow Motion - Halloween (2018)
--- Split Personality -
-X- Suicide - Suspiria (2018)
-X- Takes Place in a Crypt - The Church
-X- Takes Place in a High School - Massacre at Central High
-X- Takes Place in a Library - Amityville II: The Possession
--- Takes Place on a Mountain -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
-X- Takes Place on or Under the Sea - Triangle
-X- Three Installments in a Franchise - The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy, The Purge: Election Year, The First Purge
-X- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - Candyman (2021)
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voyeurism -
-X- Werewolf - Werewolf of London
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Superstition
--- Wilhelm Scream -
-X- With Commentary - The Invisible Man (1933)
-X- With Two or More Horror Legends - The House That Dripped Blood
-X- Zombie - Re-Kill

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1921 (100th) -
--- 1946 (75th) -
-X- 1971 (50th) - The House That Dripped Blood
--X 1996 (25th) – Thinner

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 40th Anniversary of Elvira's Movie Macabre -
--- 40th Anniversary of Notable Horror Films -
--- 40th Anniversary of MTV, 2 -
--- 50th Anniversary of Monster Cereals, 2, 3 -
--- 100th Anniversary of Overlook Hotel's July 4th Ball, 2-

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
-X- Killed during sex - A Bay of Blood
-X- New House, New Problems, 2 - Amityville II: The Possession
-X- No cell phone service - Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
-X- Making dumb decisions - Halloween Kills
--- The creepy gas station attendant -
--- The evil doll that comes to life -
--- The mirror scare -
--- The suddenly unpredictable vehicle -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-X- PG - Amityville 3-D
-X- PG-13 - 10 Cloverfield Lane
-X- R - The Purge
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - The Game
--- M -
-X- GP - Werewolf of London

​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
-X- 1930 - Werewolf of London (1935)
-X- 1940 - She-Wolf of London (1946)
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
-X- 1970 - Black Christmas (1974)
-X- 1980 - Dark Tower (1987)
-X- 1990 - Highway to Hell (1991)
--- 2000 -
-X- 2010 - The Purge (2013)
-X- 2020 - Candyman (2021)

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
--- Recently deceased list -

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 of your OHMC "favorites":
--- Boardinghouse (1982) -
--- Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981) -
--- The Carrier (1988) -
--- Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) -
--- Frankenhooker (1990) -
--- Hobgoblins (1988) -
--- The House by the Cemetery (1981) -
--- Killer Condom (1996) -
--- The Killer Tongue (1996) -
--- Octaman (1971) -
--- Microwave Massacre (1983) -
--- Shakma (1990) -
--- Spookies (1986) -

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day:
--- Original -
--- Remake -

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, VOD, The Purge
-X- Second format, Blu-ray, The Invisible Man (1933)
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title).

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

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
--- Film #1 -
--- Film #2 -

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Julie - Julie Strain / Julie Anne Prescott / Julie Benz / Julie Harris / Julie Adams -
-X- Features a character waking up from a nightmare - Escape Room: Tournament of Champions
-X- Was made in the 1990s - Highway to Hell
-X- Features a LGBT character - Werewolves Within
--- Was written by Charles B. Griffith -
-X- Features a severed head - Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2
--- Has a scene in a nightclub -
--- Was shot in Mexico -
--- Is listed in Suburban Grindhouse -
--- Takes place at a national park -
-X- Features a funeral scene - Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II
--- Title includes Return of / Curse of / Bride of / Son of -








Stats
Total: 79
New: 57
DVD: 1
Blu-Ray: 3
VOD: 75

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