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The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***



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THE OHMC XVIII LIST THREAD





100 Movies. 31 Days. October 1 - 31, 2022

Yeah, it technically begins 9/30 (Friday) at Dusk and ends on 11/1 (Tuesday) at Dawn.


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OCTOBER 2022 SCHEDULE OF QUALIFYING TITLES
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ALL TIMES EASTERN

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TCM October Horror 2022 Schedule
*date/times are subject to change – all times shown in Eastern*
(Last updated on 8/15/22)

Saturday, October 1, 2022

10:45pm – Forbidden Planet (1956)

Monday, October 3, 2022

8:45am – Carnival of Sinners (1943)

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

12:15am – The Devil’s Own (1966)
2:00am – The Haunting (1936)

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

2:00am – Hausu (1977)

Saturday, October 8, 2022

2:30am – The Velvet Vampire (1971)
4:00am – The Hunger (1983)
6:15pm – The Omega Man (1971)
10:00pm – Westworld (1973)

Monday, October 10, 2022

2:45am – Village of the Damned (1960)
4:15am – Children of the Damned (1964)
6:00am – Five Million Years to Earth (1968)
9:15am – The Time Machine (1960)
11:15am – War of the Planets (1965)
1:00pm – The Wild, Wild Planet (1965)
2:45pm – The Green Slime (1969)
4:30pm – The Illustrated Man (1969)
6:30pm – Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

3:15am – The Brood (1979)
5:00am – Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Saturday, October 15, 2022

8:00pm – THX 1138 (1971)

Monday, October 17, 2022

11:45pm – The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

1:30am – House of Wax (1953)
3:15am – The Hypnotic Eye (1960)
4:45am – Mad Love (1935)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

6:00am – The Thirteenth Chair (1929)
7:30am – Freaks (1932)
8:45am – Mark of the Vampire (1935)
10:00am – The Devil-Doll (1936)
2:15pm – Isle of the Dead (1945)
3:30pm – The Body Snatcher (1945)
5:00pm – The Ghost Ship (1943)

Saturday, October 22, 2022

2:00am – It’s Alive (1974)
3:45am – It Lives Again (1978)

Monday, October 24, 2022

4:00am – The Plumber (1979)
11:45am – 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
6:00pm – Brainstorm (1983)
9:45pm – Alice, Sweet Alice (1977)

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

3:15am – Carnival of Souls (1962)
4:45am – Spider baby 91964)
6:15am – Freaks (1932)
9:00am – Dracula Prince of Darkness (1965)
10:45am – The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
12:30pm – Rasputin The Mad Monk (1966)
4:00pm – Taste of the Blood of Dracula (1970)
5:45pm – The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

Friday, October 28, 2022

4:00pm – Them! (1954)
8:00pm – Poltergeist (1982)

Saturday, October 29, 2022

2:15am – Alligator (1980)
4:00am – Alligator II: The Mutation (1990)
6:00am – Around the World Under the Sea (1965)
12:00pm – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
3:45pm – What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
6:15pm – House of Dark Shadows (1970)
9:45pm – Deadly Friend (1986)

Sunday, October 30, 2022

4:00am – Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
6:00am – Two on a Guillotine (1965)
8:00am – It! (1967)
1:30pm – I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
2:45pm – The Seventh Victim (1943)
4:15pm – Return to Glennascaul (1953)
4:45pm – Eye of the Devil (1966)

Monday, October 31, 2022

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

12:15am – Haxan (1922)
4:00am – Eyes Without a Face (1959)
6:00am – The Bat (1959)
9:00am – Horror Hotel (1960)
10:30am – The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
1:30pm – The Mummy (1959)
3:00pm – The Devil’s Bride (1968)
4:45pm – Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
6:30pm – The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
8:00pm – Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
11:15pm – Frankenstein (1931)
12:30am – The Invisible Man (1933)





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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***



Theme/Subset list is Here. Too wonky for this thread.





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COPY & PASTE INTO YOUR LIST USING A SPOILER TAG

Code:
Select 10 actors:
--- Asia Argento -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Keith David -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Patty Duke -
--- James Hong -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- John Karlsen -
--- Cameron Mitchell -
--- Radha Mitchell -
--- Hideo Murota -
--- Daria Nicolodi -
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Vincent Price -
--- Santo -
--- Michele Soavi -
--- Marianne Stone -
--- David Warbeck -
--- Chase Williamson -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
--- David Bruckner -
--- Jaume Collet-Serra -
--- Reginald Le Borg -
--- Antonio Margheriti -
--- Fred Olen Ray -
--- Peter Sasday -
--- Takashi Shimizu -
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
--- Brian Yuzna -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Tyler Bates -
--- Les Baxter -
--- Mark Korven -
--- Paul Zaza -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Franco Di Girolamo -
--- Robert Hall -
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
--- Jack Pierce -
--- Brian Wade -

Select 2 producers:
--- Roger Corman -
--- James Fler -
--- Aaron B. Koontz -
--- Travis Stevens -

Select 2 writers:
--- Everett de Roche -
--- Mary Shelley -
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
--- Ernesto Gastaldi -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List
--- 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: Edgar Allan Poe -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Coming-of-Age -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Throat-Slitting
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
--- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films -
--- 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 Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween, 2 -
--- Film From TCM October 2022 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
--- Fog, 2 -
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- Hagsploitation -
--- Hypnosis -
--- 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: Australia
--- Nonlinear Timeline -
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Prison Horror -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Random Horror Film -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Los Angeles -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Basement -
--- Takes Place in a Junkyard -
--- Takes Place in a Forest -
--- Takes Place on a Beach -
--- Takes Place on a Boat -
--- Takes Place on a Military Base -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character, 2 -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
--- Voice-Over Narration -
--- Voyeurism -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1922 (100th) -
--- 1947 (75th) -
--- 1972 (50th) -
--- 1997 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
--- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory -
--- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome, 2 -
--- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground -
--- 20th Anniversary of Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Asylum -
--- 25th Anniversary of DVD -
--- 25th Anniversary of Netflix -
--- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs -
--- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon -
--- 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee -

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes, 2:
--- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror -
--- Characters ignoring all the red flags -
--- Morticians eating on the job, 2 -
--- Toilet-based scares, 2 -
--- The harbinger of doom -
--- Heart ripped out while beating -
--- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines -
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

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 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator:
--- (insert title).

Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source material back to back on the same day
--- Original -
--- Remake -

Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie:
--- (insert title).

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 Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen -
--- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue -
--- Was made in the 2000s -
--- Features a flashlight -
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
--- Features a foot chase -
--- Has a scene in an abandoned building -
--- Was shot in Argentina -
--- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies -
--- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant -
--- Features an impalement -
--- Title includes the word blood, 2 -

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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Chad's OHMC 18 List



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Friday, September 30th
1. Faceless (1987) UHD

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Saturday, October 1st
2. Crypt of the Vampire (La cripta e l'incubo) (1964) BD
3. The Being (1981) BD
4. Alien Predators (1986) BD
5. Crawl (2019) UHD
6. Alligator (1980) UHD
7. Allegoria (2022) STREAM/VOD

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Sunday, October 2nd
8. House of Terrors (Kaidan semushi o) (1965) BD
9. Last Night in Soho (2019) UHD
10. Creature from Black Lake (1976) BD
11. Superbeast (1972) BD

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Monday, October 3rd
12. School of Death (El colegio de la muerte) (1975) BD
13. Madeleine: Anatomy of a Nightmare (Madeleine, anatomia di un incubo) (1974) BD
14. The Ghoul (2016) BD
15. Alligator II: The Mutation (1991) BD

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Tuesday, October 4th
16. Alison's Birthday (1981) BD
17. Lake of the Dead (De dÝdes tjern) (1958) BD
18. Eyes of Fire (1983) BD
19. The Dreaming (1988) BD

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Wednesday, October 5th
20. Scared to Death (1981) BD
21. I, Madman (1989) BD
22. Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973) BD
22Ĺ. The 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time - Episode 5 (2022) STREAM/VOD
23. Folklore - S1 E4: "POB" (Thailand) (2018) STREAM/VOD

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Thursday, October 6th
24. The Mafu Cage (1978) BD
25. The Lost Boys (1987) UHD
26. Game of Death (2017) STREAM/VOD
27. Sex of the Witch (Il sesso della strega) (1973) BD

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Friday, October 7th
28. Deadstream (2022) STREAM/VOD
29. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) STREAM/VOD
30. The Conspiracy (2012) STREAM/VOD
31. The Found Footage Phenomenon (2022) STREAM/VOD

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Saturday, October 8th
32. Ebola Syndrome (Yi boh lai beng duk) (1996) UHD
33. The Sadness (2022) STREAM/VOD
34. Dawn of the Dead (2004) Director's Cut BD
35. The Laughing Dead (1989) BD
36. Moloch (2022) STREAM/VOD

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Sunday, October 9th
37. The Howling (1981) UHD
38. Monster Dog (1984) BD
39. Significant Other (2022) STREAM/VOD
40. Love Brides of the Blood Mummy (El secreto de la momia egipcia) (1973) BD

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Monday, October 10th
41. Boo (2005) STREAM/VOD
42. Bad Candy (2020) STREAM/VOD
43. They Live Inside Us (2020) STREAM/VOD
44. Shatter Dead (1994) BD

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Tuesday, October 11th
45. Homebodies (1974) BD
46. I'm Dangerous Tonight (1990) BD
47. I, Monster (1971) BD
48. Undertaker (SŰginin - and‚teik‚) (2012) BD

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Wednesday, October 12th
49. Winterbeast (1974) BD
50. Tragic Ceremony (Estratto dagli archivi segreti della polizia di una capitale europea) (1972) BD
51. The Bridge Curse (2020) STREAM/VOD
52. The Oracle (1985) BD
52Ĺ. The 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time - Episode 6 (2022) STREAM/VOD
53. Folklore - S1 E5: "Toyol" (Malaysia) (2018) STREAM/VOD

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Thursday, October 13th
54. In the Folds of the Flesh (Nelle pieghe della carne) (1970) BD
55. No One Heard the Scream (Nadie oyů gritar) (1973) BD
56. Censor (2021) BD
57. Halloween Ends (2022) STREAM/VOD

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Friday, October 14th
58. Dark Glasses (Occhiali neri) (2022) STREAM/VOD
59. Sukkubus (Sukkubus - den Teufel im Leib) (1989) BD
60. The Love Butcher (1975) BD
61. The Antichrist 1974 (L'anticristo) (1974) (aka "The Tempter") BD

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Saturday, October 15th
62. Video Violence (1987) BD
63. Mutant Hunt (aka "Robot Killer") (1987) BD
64. Video Violence 2 (1988) BD
65. Killer Party (1986) BD
66. A Haunted Turkish Bathhouse (Bakeneko Toruko furo) (1975) BD
67. The Forest (1982) BD

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Sunday, October 16th
68. The Whip and the Body (1963) BD
69. Flesh for Frankenstein (1974) UHD
70. Brides of Blood (1988) BD
71. Beware! Children at Play (1989) BD

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Monday, October 17th
72. Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972) BD
73. Mansion of the Living Dead (La mansiůn de los muertos vivientes) (1982) BD
74. Dark Places (1974) BD

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Tuesday, October 18th
75. The Power (2021) STREAM/VOD
76. Detention (Fan xiao) (2019) STREAM/VOD
77. A Chinese Ghost Story III (Sien lui yau wan III: Dou dou dou) (1991) BD
78. Night Train to Terror (1985) BD

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Wednesday, October 19th
79. The Funhouse (1981) UHD
80. The Mangler (1995) BD
81. Isle of the Dead (1945) BD
81Ĺ. The 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time - Episode 7 (2022) STREAM/VOD
82. Folklore - S1 E6: "Mongdal" (Korea) (2018) STREAM/VOD

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Thursday, October 20th
83. V/H/S/99 (2022) STREAM/VOD
84. Mark of the Vampire (1995) BD
85. Curse of Crom: The Legend of Halloween (2022) STREAM/VOD

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Friday, October 21st
86. Hell High (aka "Raging Fury") (1989) BD
87. Strangler vs Strangler (Davitelj protiv davitelja) (1984) BD
88. Hell High (aka "Raging Fury") (1989) w/ Joe Bob Briggs Commentary BD
89. Joe Bob's Haunted Halloween Hangout - Popcorn (1991) STREAM/VOD
90. Joe Bob's Haunted Halloween Hangout - Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001) STREAM/VOD

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Saturday, October 22nd
91. The Halfway House (2004) BD
92. Deadly Games (1982) BD
93. X (2022) BD
94. Girls Nite Out (1982) (aka "The Scaremaker") BD
95. The Last Matinee (Al morir la matinťe) (2020) BD
96. Nothing Underneath (Sotto il vestito niente) (1985) BD

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Sunday, October 23rd
97. Blood Fest (2018) BD
98. Orphan: First Kill (2022) STREAM/VOD
99. Dead Silence (2007) STREAM/VOD
100. The Horrible Sexy Vampire (1970) (El vampiro de la autopista) BD

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Monday, October 24th
101. Hiruku the Goblin (YŰkai hant‚: Hiruko) (1991) BD
102. Uzumaki (2000) (aka "Spiral") STREAM/VOD
103. Don't Deliver Us from Evil (Mais ne nous dťlivrez pas du mal) (1971) BD
104. The Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968) BD

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Tuesday, October 25th
104Ĺ. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 1: "Lot 36" STREAM/VOD
105. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 2: "Graveyard Rats" STREAM/VOD
106. Barbarbian (2022) STREAM/VOD
107. So Sweet, So Dead (Rivelazioni di un maniaco sessuale al capo della squadra mobile) (1972) BD
108. Child's Play (1988) UHD
109. The Head Hunter (2019) STREAM/VOD

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Wednesday, October 26th
109Ĺ. The 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time - Episode 8 (2022) STREAM/VOD
110. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 3: "The Autopsy" STREAM/VOD
110Ĺ. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 4: "The Outside" STREAM/VOD
111Ĺ. The Mind's Eye (2015) BD
112Ĺ. Crimes of the Future (2022) STREAM/VOD
113Ĺ. Mansion of the Doomed (1976) BD

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Thursday, October 27th
114. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 5: "Pickman's Model" STREAM/VOD
114Ĺ. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 6: "Dreams in the Witch House" STREAM/VOD
115Ĺ. Glorious (2022) STREAM/VOD
116Ĺ. Dark Waters (1993) BD
117Ĺ. Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: History of Folk Horror (2021) - Chapters 1 - 3 BD
118Ĺ. Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: History of Folk Horror (2021) - Chapters 4 - 6 BD

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Friday, October 28th
119. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 7: "The Viewing" STREAM/VOD
120Ĺ. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022) - Ep 8: "The Murmuring" STREAM/VOD
121Ĺ. The Amityville Curse (1990) BD
122Ĺ. Evil Dead Trap 2 (ShiryŰ no wana 2: Hideki) (1992) BD
123Ĺ. Tales from the Hood (1995) - Chapters 1 - 3 BD

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Saturday, October 29th
124Ĺ. Footprints on the Moon (Le orme) (1975) BD
125Ĺ. Blood Delirium (Delirio di sangue) (1988) BD
126Ĺ. Death Game (1977) (aka "The Seducers") BD
127Ĺ. Too Beautiful to Die (Sotto il vestito niente II) (1988) BD
128Ĺ. The Kindred (1987) BD
129Ĺ. The Return of the Living Dead (1985) UHD

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Sunday, October 30th
130Ĺ. Satanico Pandemonium (Satanico Pandemonium: La Sexorcista) (1975) BD
131Ĺ. A Dark Song (2016) STREAM/VOD
132Ĺ. Terrifier 2 (2022) BD
133Ĺ. Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! (2022) STREAM/VOD

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Monday, October 31st
134Ĺ. Halloween (1978) UHD
135Ĺ. Halloween II (1981) UHD
136Ĺ. Satan's Little Helper (2004) BD
137Ĺ. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) UHD
138Ĺ. Out There Halloween Mega Tape (2022) DVD
139Ĺ. Tales of Halloween (2015) BD
140Ĺ. Trick 'r Treat (2007) BD

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FIRST TIME VIEWS = 108Ĺ (116 total)

BLU-RAY VIEWINGS = 87

UHD VIEWINGS = 14

DVD VIEWINGS = 1

STREAMING = 38Ĺ (46 total)

THEME NIGHTS COMPLETED

CHECKLIST COMPLETED

LIST IS COMPLETE


TEMPORARY SHORTS DEPARTMENT

Spoiler:
EMPTY!


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BD = Blu-ray
STREAM/VOD = Streaming, VOD
TV = Television Viewing
HD = HD DVD
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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***



First Time Viewing: 22/ Television: 19 / Streaming: 17 / Blu-ray: 15 / DVD: 6

CHECKLIST
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Asia Argento -
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Keith David -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Patty Duke -
--- James Hong -
-X- Boris Karloff -The Invisible Ray
--- John Karlsen -
--- Cameron Mitchell -
--- Radha Mitchell -
--- Hideo Murota -
--- Daria Nicolodi -
-X- Christopher Lee -The Wicker Man
-X- Bela Lugosi -The Invisible Ray
-X- Vincent Price -The Tingler
--- Santo -
--- Michele Soavi -
-X- Marianne Stone -Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?
--- David Warbeck -
--- Chase Williamson -
-X- Recently Deceased -David Warner- INTMOM

Select 5 directors:
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
-X- David Bruckner -Hellraiser (2022)
-X- Jaume Collet-Serra -House of Wax
--- Reginald Le Borg -
--- Antonio Margheriti -
--- Fred Olen Ray -
-X- Peter Sasdy -Hands of the Ripper
--- Takashi Shimizu -
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
-X- Brian Yuzna -Reanimator
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director -
--- Recently Deceased -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Tyler Bates -
--- Les Baxter -
--- Mark Korven -
--- Paul Zaza -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Franco Di Girolamo -
--- Robert Hall -
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
--- Jack Pierce -
--- Brian Wade -
--- Recently Deceased -

Select 2 producers:
-X- Roger Corman -The Masque of the Red Death
--- James Fler -
--- Aaron B. Koontz -
--- Travis Stevens -

Select 2 writers:
--- Everett de Roche -
--- Mary Shelley -
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
--- Ernesto Gastaldi -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- 3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
-X- Based on a Novel -The Legend of Hell House
--- Candy Cinema -
--- Cannibalism -
-X- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe -Masque of the Red Death
-X- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -SvengoolieThe Tingler
--- Comedy / Spoof -
-X- Coming-of-Age -Last Night in Soho
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-X- Death by: Throat-Slitting-Ghost Ship
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation -
--- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films -
--- 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 Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween -
--- Film From TCM October 2022 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
--- Fog -
--- Folk Horror -
-X- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-X- Found Footage -Afflicted
--- Frankenstein -
-X- Ghost / Haunting -The Haunting
--- Giallo -
-X- Hagsploitation -Whover Slew Auntie Roo?
--- Hypnosis -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
-X- Killer / Evil Animal -Tales From the Darkside: The Movie
--- Killer / Evil Child -
-X- Killer / Evil Doll -Trilogy of Terror
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Mad Scientist -
--- Mummy -
-X- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror -The Wicker Man
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Australia -
--- Nonlinear Timeline -
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Prison Horror -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Random Horror Film -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Shot in Los Angeles -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Basement -
--- Takes Place in a Junkyard -
--- Takes Place in a Forest -
--- Takes Place on a Beach -
-X- Takes Place on a Boat -Ghost Ship
--- Takes Place on a Military Base -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
-X- Vampire -Afflicted
--- Voice-Over Narration -
--- Voyeurism -
-X- Werewolf -The Monster Squad
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -Wishmaster
-X- Zombie -

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1922 (100th) -
--- 1947 (75th) -
--- 1972 (50th) -
-X- 1997 (25th) –Wishmaster

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory -Ghost Ship
--- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome -
--- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground -
--- 20th Anniversary of Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Asylum -
--- 25th Anniversary of DVD -
--- 25th Anniversary of Netflix -
--- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs -
--- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon -
--- 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee -

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes:
--- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror -
--- Characters ignoring all the red flags -
--- Morticians eating on the job -
--- Toilet-based scares -
--- The harbinger of doom -
--- Heart ripped out while beating -
--- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines -
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
--- PG -
-X- PG-13 -Come Play
-X- R -Reanimator
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
-X- M -Rosemary's Baby
--- GP -

​Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 -The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
-X- 1930 -Mark of the Vampire
--- 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 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
-X- 16mm -Tilbury

Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator:
--- (insert title)

Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source material back to back on the same day
--- Original -
--- Remake -

Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie:
-X- (insert title) The Amityville Horror

Watch films in at least three formats:
--- First format
--- Second format
--- Third format

Watch films in at least three languages:
--- First language
--- Second language
--- Third language

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-X- Film #1 -Quatermass and the Pit
-X- Film #2 -Lifeforce

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen -
--- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue -
--- Was made in the 2000s -
-X- Features a flashlight -The Unholy
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
-X- Features a foot chase -Deadstream
-X- Has a scene in an abandoned building -The Deep House
--- Was shot in Argentina -
--- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies -
--- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant -
-X- Features an impalement -The Monster Squad
-X- Title includes the word blood -Aaron's Blood

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



Themes
Spoiler:

-X- 10/01: Celebrating 100 Years of the Master of the Macabre - The Sir Christopher Lee Centennial -The Wicker Man
-X- 10/02: A Flash from the Past Leads to Aghast from a Slash - Flashback Horror -Lifeforce
-X- 10/03: Freudian Fragments -&- Monster Mindfucks - Psychological Horror -Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?
-X- 10/04: The Woodlands are Dark. The Days are Bewitched. Defiance of Lord Summerisle Seals Your Fate in a Twitch. - The Folk Horror Compendium -The Hallow
-X- 10/05: Do You Read Sutter Cane? - Writers / Screenwriters -In the Mouth of Madness
-X- 10/06: The Synth of Fear: Electronic Music in Fright Cinema -Candyman
-X- 10/07: Footage Found. Death Abounds. - The Found Footage Phenomenon -Devil's Due
-X- 10/08: - Zombies -Night of the Living Dead
-X- 10/09: Straitjackets Unhinged! Crazies On the Fringe! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures on a Full Moon -Bonehill Road
-X- 10/10: - The OHMC Guide to Holiday Horrors -Black Friday
-X- 10/11: A Reality Star's Mysterious Fall from a High Rise 2 Days After Failing to Avoid the Noid at Yellowstone. Story at 11. - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition - Random Maniacal Mashup of Insane Indecisiveness: Chapter 3 - Pizza Delivery Dilemmas / Reality Show Terrors / National Park Nightmares / High Rise Horrors -Deadstream
--- 10/12: Beware the Locals! All of Them.- Regional Horror Films from Hell -
--- 10/13: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 10/14: Too Dangerous to Know. Too Sexy to Ignore. She'll Love You to Death. - The Sleazoid Express: Volume III - "X" Edition -Hardcore Transition: Porn Director Directed / Group Sex / Erotic & Pornographic Horror Films / Porn Stars in Horror Films -
--- 10/15: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired. Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight - Wizard Video + Video Stores -
-X- 10/16: She Walks In Terror, Stilled with Fright. A Trail of Fear, to Fill the Night! - The Frightfest Guide - Monster Movies / Ghost Movies / Exploitation Movies -Splinter
-X- 10/17: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff: Tin Edition - 1922 (Platinum) Vs. 1947 (Diamond) Vs. 1972 (Gold) Vs. 1997 (Silver) -Wishmaster
-X- 10/18: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -The Unholy
-X- 10/19: A Stranger is Calling. It's Coming from Inside the House! - Telephone Terrors! -The Black Phone
-X- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon -The Monster Squad
--- 10/21: Bubba Rodriguez Lives! The 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs - The Definitive List / Drive-In Theater / MonsterVision / The Last Drive-In -
--- 10/22: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Mass Marathon of the Damned XIII Presents - Slashers / Serial Killers -
--- 10/23: Live Long and Prosper. Die Shortly and Painfully. Your Choice. - Trek or Treat -
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The OHMC Passport to Terror - Global Edition -
--- 10/25: Your Demise ...Sponsored by J&B! - The Horrors of J&B Product Placement & Other Marketing Nightmares -J&B in the Movies / Other Shameless Shilling -
--- 10/26: Rabid Mutations and Parasitic Metamorphoses - Body Horror -
--- 10/27: Clever Microorganisms Defy Gods - Cosmic Horror / Lovecraftian -
--- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: WARNING. May Cause Anxiety, Fear, Paranoia, Desperation, Suspicion and Death. - House of Psychotic Women -
--- 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 -




Subsets
Spoiler:

-X- 09/30: group vote - The Haunting (1963)
--- 11/01: group vote - Werewolves Within (2021)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2022)
-X- 10/02: tarfrimmer - Last Night in Soho (2021)
-X- 10/03: Undeadcow - Beast (2017)
-X- 10/04: clckworang - Tilbury (1987)
-X- 10/05: ororama - I, Madman (1989)
--- 10/06: Bladz - Mandy (2018)
--- 10/07: tarfrimmer - The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
-X- 10/08: Gobear - The Sadness (2021)
--- 10/09: numbercrunch - The Cursed (2021)
--- 10/10: clckworang - The Day of the Beast (1995)
--- 10/11: WillieMLF - The 'Burbs (1989)
--- 10/12: SterlingBen - Winterbeast (1992)
--- 10/13: clckworang - Censor (2021)
--- 10/14: Shack - Trouble Every Day (2001)
--- 10/15: jholmes - I Spit On Your Grave (Day of the Woman) (1978)
--- 10/15: Toddarino - Video Violence 2 (1987)
--- 10/16: indiephantom - Microwave Massacre (1983)
--- 10/16: clckworang - Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
--- 10/16: Darkgod - The Whip and the Body (1963)
--- 10/17: alyxstarr - Salomť (1922)
--- 10/17: Darkgod - Scared to Death (1947)
--- 10/17: Chad - Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
--- 10/17: shellebelle - Mimic (1997)
--- 10/18: Toddarino - Night Train to Terror (1985)
--- 10/19: Undeadcow - Close Calls (2017)
-X- 10/20: mallratcal - Mark of the Vampire (1935)
--- 10/21: Darkgod - Hell High (1989)
--- 10/22: hbsvb - X (2022)
-X- 10/23: Fist of Doom Jr - Lord of Illusions (1995)
--- 10/24: Chad - Hiruko the Gobline (1991)
--- 10/25: Darth Maher - Child's Play (1988)
--- 10/26: Chad - Crimes of the Future (2022)
--- 10/27: T-bone22 - Deep Rising (1998)
-X- 10/28: shadokitty - Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
--- 10/29: alyxstarr - Footprints on the Moon (1975)
--- 10/30: Trevor - A Dark Song (2016)
--- 10/31: Darkgod - WNUF Halloween Special (2013)
--- 10/31: group vote - Halloween Ends (2022)




September 30
1. House of Wax (2005) TV.
Every aspect of this movie is ridiculously bad.
2. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919). Kanopy.The great granddaddy of demented dream films with a visual style that has been imitated for a century.
3. The Amityville Horror (1979). TV. Supposedly based on real events, James Brolin and Margot Kidder are newlyweds who move into a demonic murder house. Hijinks ensue.

October 1.
4. The Deep House (2021). TV. A couple who make YouTube videos about exploring haunted sites are lured into a exploring a house at the bottom of a lake where they run into undead Satanists.
5. Afflicted (2013). TV Found footage films have gotten old, but this is a solid vampire flick.
6. Ghost Ship (2002). Blu-Ray. Ghost Ship has one of the best opening sequences ever.
7. The Fly II (1989). Blu-Ray. The original 1958 film spawned two sequels, neither of which measures up the first film. This sequel is much more successful than those.
8. Trilogy of Terror (1975). TV.I own the Blu-Ray, but I watched Svengoolie instead.
9. The Wicker Man (1973). Internet Archive. Like The Haunting, The Wicker Man works without excessive gore or violence (except for the climax).

October 2
10. Tales From the Darkside: The Movie (1990). TV
. Based on the syndicated horror anthology show, the stories here are a little too mild. One would think with the freedom film affords from TV standards and practices, the movie version could go a lot further with the shock and gore, but this is still "family-friendly."
11-. Count Dracula (1970). Kanopy. Although Jess Franco's script gives Christopher Lee's Dracula far more dialog than any Hammer film, this film is dull.
12. The Keep (1983). Criterion Channel. Wow, this is finally available to stream. Does this mean Michael Mann might OK a physical media release?
13. Lifeforce (1985). Blu-Ray. A terrific movie that could probably not be made today.

October 3
14. Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1972). Blu-Ray.
Shelley Winters doing her trademark crazy Shelley Winters performances.
15. Beast (2017). Kanopy. More of a suspense film than horror, but a real gut punch nonetheless. Great FTV.

October 4
16. Tilbury (1987). Shudder.I wanted to enjoy this exploration of Icelandic folklore, but it bored me to tears.
17. The Hallow (2015). Blu-Ray. Solidly scary film about a family being menaced by Irish forest spirits.
18. Last Night in Soho (2021). HBO Max-I really enjoyed this fantasy look at the Swinging London in the 1960s.

October 5
19. I, Madman (1989). Tubi.
Entertaining thriller about a villain who leaps from fiction to reality.
20. In the Mouth of Madness. (1994). Blu-Ray. John Carpenter's tribute to HP Lovecraft.

October 6
21. Candyman (2021). TV.
I was skeptical of remaking a classic film, but this really worked, changing the emphasis from worship of a deity in the first film to Candyman being an avatar of Black rage in the new film, which is a sequel, not a remake. Absolutely brilliant continuation of the story.

October 7
22. Devil's Due (2014). TV.
A newlywed couple discover that Devil worshippers are interested in their unborn baby. A boring exercise to get to an obvious ending.
23. The Found Footage Phenomenon (2022). Shudder. An interesting look at the found footage genre.
24. The Curse of La Patasola (2022). TV. A vengeful spirit who punishes adulterers attacks two couples out in the woods for a fishing weekend. A real slog to get through.
25. Polaroid. (2019). TV. A haunted camera kills anyone in its sights.

October 8
26. Death Becomes Her (1992). TV.
Two shallow women searching for eternal beauty become the walking dead.
27. 28 Days Later (2003). TV. A novel virus creates a pandemic of rage-filled monsters, so basically 2022. The COVID resposne has shown us that if a zombie plague happened, half the population would voluntarily catch it to "own the libs."
28. Night of the Living Dead (1990). DVD. Not as classic as the original, but this is a solid remake
29. The Sadness (2021). Shudder. The gore is so completely over-the-top that it carries little impact. It's an exercise in Grand Guignol blood and guts.

October 9
30. The Omega Man (1971). TV.
Probably the best of the I Am Legend adaptations, although not as faithful as the Vincent Price film., subbing in infected mutants in place of vampires.
31. Bonehill Road (2017). DVD. A mother and daughter fleeing from domestic abuse run into werewolves and a serial killer/cannibal..

October 10.
32. Quatermass and the Pit. (1968). Blu-Ray.
An alien force long dormant in humans lays waste to London.
33. Village of the Damned (1961). Blu-Ray. A perfect blend of sci-fi and horror. No notes.
34. Nightwing (1979). Blu-Ray. Wow, this movie was a stinker! Apart from casting Italian guys in bad wigs as Indians , the dialogue was terrible and the bat effects were poorly executed.
35. The Illustrated Man (1969). Blu-Ray. An anthology of 3 Ray Bradbury stories with a wraparound 4th story. Could have been better.
36. Black Friday (2021). Streaming. There really isn't much difference between zombies and Black Friday shoppers, An enormously fun horror comedy.

October 11
37. Deadstream (2022). Shudder.
I loved this flick! A dipshit Youtube livestreamer runs into ghosts.
38. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945). DVD. Oscar Wilde gets the Warner gloss. RIP Angela Lansbury

October 13
39. Rosemary's Baby (1968). Blu-Ray
. Birthing the Anti-Christ is worth it if you can get a spacious rent-controlled Manhattan apartment.
40. What We Do in the Shadows (2014). Blu-Ray.Still a classic mockumentary.

October 14
41. Near Dark. (1987). TV.
Bill Paxton streals this film as Severin the vampire cowboy.
42. Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971). Blu-Ray. Solid late Hammer entry mixing eroticism with the horror,
43. Lord of Illusions (1995). Blu-Ray. The director's cut is better than the theatrical.

October 16.
44. The Tingler (1962). TV.
As much as I enjoy Vincent Price, it is extremely difficult to be afraid of a rubber monster on a string.
45. Splinter (2008). Blu-Ray.For a low-budget film, this is a really effective monster movie.
46. The Invisible Ray (1936). Blu-Ray. Karloff and Lugosi play rival scientists. Karloff discover a new radioactive element wihc tirns him into a glowing menace whose touch can kill.

October 17.
47. Wishmaster (1997). Tubi.
Andrew Divoff is a terrific villain in this otherwise ordinary monster movie.
48. What's the Matter with Helen? (1971). TV. More Shelley Winters madness
49. The Masque of the Red Death (1964). TV. Easily the best of Corman's Poe cycle

October 18.
50. The Unholy (2021). TV.
A young deaf girl channels the Blessed Virgin and gains the ability to heal, but it turns out that she is really possessed by the spirt of a condemned witch. Ooops! The movie is trying to make points about blind faith, and how easily people can be tricked by a smooth-talking huickster.

October 19
51. Come Play (2020). TV.
The story concerns a non-verbal boy with autism who attracts an extra-dimensional monster named Larry that uses the boy's cell phone to communicate with him. There's no blood, just a gradually creepy atmosphere as the boy's parents find out that the imaginary friend isn't imaginary and wants to abduct the boy into his world.
52. The Black Phone (2021). Paramount+. Ethan Hawke plays a child murderer whose victims call his newest prey from beyond the grave.

October 20.
53. Aaron's Blood (2016). Paramount+
. A hemophiliac child gets some vampire blood transfused with bloody consequences. For a movie made on a microbudget this was OK. The child actor is stiff and wooden (his dad directed the film so nepotism is definitely involved.), but the actor playing the distraught father trying to cure his son of vampirism is excellent
54. The Monster Squad (1987). TV. I probably would have enjoyed this more if I had been a child in the 80s. It's a fun kid's film featuring all of the Universal monsters including the Gill Man, but of course not using the original copyrighted makeups.
55. Mark of the Vampire (1935). DVD. Bela Lugosi plays a vampire again, this time as "Count Mora," a supposed vampire lurking around a mansion where a murder occurred. The twist at the end is interesting.
56. The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932). DVD. While I absolutely enjoyed this film, the racial slurs and Karloff in yellowface make this movie what the kids call "problematic."
57. Freaks (1932). DVD. The legendary shocker featuring real-life circus performers. While I find the acting in this film to be stilted and melodramtic, that last scene in the rain still packs a punch.

October 21.

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Totals & Links for all 17 of 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%)
2021 October Horror Movie Challenge List
-134 (FTVs: 109 = 81.34%)

Total watched for all 17 challenges: 2036 (2017 Movies + 36 TV Shows & 1 Short Film) (FTVs: 1524 = 74.85%)


September Warm-up List (including movie(s) watched for IBJoel's September Giveaway)
Spoiler:
9/1/22

Prophecy (1979) - Mutant bear attacks! This just happened to be the next movie in the stack I was working through, and I hadn't watched it in about 40 years...

9/2/22

Growing Up with I Spit on Your Grave (2019) [tubi]- Surprisingly informative and interesting documentary about the making of I Spit on Your Grave.
Tales of Frankenstein (1958) - Frankenstein builds a monster which goes on a rampage. It's prety obvious why this Hammer produced pilot wasn't successful, since that would've probably been the plot of every episode, but it's still interesting to see.

9/3/22

Horror Castle (La Vergine di Norimberga) (1963) - After discovering a dead woman inside an Iron Maiden in her husband's ancestral home, a young bride slinks around the castle in a nightgown trying to figure out who killed her. Meanwhile, someone dressed in the guise of the historically infamous torturer known as "the Punisher" is also skulking about the castle. Pretty standard Gothic fare. Just the thing for a lazy Saturday afternoon.
Street Trash (1987) - A liquor store owner uncovers an old crate of liquor which he sells for a dollar a bottle to local winos, who melt into colorful piles of goo after consuming it.
Shock Cinema Volume Three: Bloopers, Babes and Blood! (Shock Cinema Vol. 3) (1991) [tubi] - Brinke Stevens introduces movie clips (and/or trailers, and bloopers) from Nightmare Sisters, Deadly Embrace, Dr. Alien, Murder Weapon, Robot Ninja, Skinned Alive, and Ghoul School.

9/4/22

Film House Fever (1986) [tubi] - Steve Buscemi and Mark Boone Junior play two goofball cinephiles watching multiple movies on multiple TVs. After all the movies simultaneously come to an end on all the TVs, they have nothing to watch, so they head out to a movie theater that's having a film festival, and then we get to watch a bunch of clips from horror and exploitation movies (plus a couple of trailers) as the two goofballs occasionally react (and/or overreact) to what's happening onscreen.

9/5/22

Rest in Pieces (1987) [OtherWorlds TV] - After a woman kills herself, and her niece inherits all her property, the niece and her husband move into the late aunt's possibly haunted house, surrounded by homicidal, possibly deceased, neighbors.
Direct to Video: Straight to Video Horror of the 90s (2019) [tubi] - Documentary about STV horror flicks in the '90s
Horror of Our Love: A Short Film (2010) [American Horrors] - A masked killer pursues the young woman he loves.

9/7/22

Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time- Vol. 2 Horror and Sci-Fi (2020) [tubi] - Joe Dante, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Pollock and John Waters talk about some movies and show a bunch of clips from those movies and interview clips with people talking about those movies. It was a little odd to me to see Joe Dante praising Night of the Living Dead (1968), since when I saw him in person, around 30 years ago, he called it derivative because he said it was so obviously influenced by The Last Man on Earth (1964) (however he was sitting next to Richard Matheson when he said that).

9/8/22

Morgus Presents: Pharaoh's Curse (1957) [The Monster Channel] - People discover a mummy and unleash a curse. During the breaks, Dr. Morgus attempts to re-animate Cleopatra so they can fly off into space with some aliens who helped the Egyptians build the pyramids. I had just watched that movie a few months ago, so I didn't really watch it this time, I was only paying attention to the host segments because Dr. Morgus was a horror host I hadn't seen before. Sadly Wikipedia informs me that New Orleans horror host Dr. Morgus passed away in 2020.

9/9/22

28 Days Later (2002) - A man awakens from a coma, alone in an empty hospital, four weeks after a virus has turned most people into murderous rage zombies. He meets a few other survivors, and they take a road trip.
Zombie Town (Night of the Creeps 2: Zombie Town) (2007) - Parasitic slugs infest people in a small town, turning them into zombies.

I've got some good news and some bad news. The good news is there's a Night of the Creeps 2.

What's the bad news?

There's a Night of the Creeps 2.
Portrait of a Zombie (2012) - Follows a documentarian working on his latest project, a film about a family with a zombie son they keep locked away in his bedroom.

9/10/22

Cheap Thrills - Those Drive-in Horror Flicks (2022) [tubi] - A compilation of a bunch of seemingly random low-res clips from several PD sci-fi and horror flicks.
Schlock Lives! (2021) [tubi] - Interviews with a few odddball Troma film makers, mixed in with trailers for Troma movies - so basically an 87 minute long commercial for Troma.

9/11/22

VHS Lives: A Schlockumentary (2017) [tubi] - A really long documentary about VHS, concentrating on interviews with current collectors and film makers (many who were in the previous movie I watched), interspersed with lots of old video company animated opening logos and Blockbuster commercials.
VHS Lives 2: Undead Format (2017) [tubi] - More of the same. Several collectors and modern film makers (many of them were also in the previous film) reminiscing about their favorite dead video format, interspersed with random VHS commercials (loved the Vincent Price Polaroid VHS tape commercial!) and video company animated opening logos.
VHS Nasty (2019) [tubi] - I figured I might as well complete the trilogy. This one concentrates on discussing "video nasties."

9/12/22

VHS Forever? Psychotronic People (2014) [tubi] - Another film with people talking about VHS "video nasties."
Slumber Party Slasherthon (2012) [tubi] - A few young ladies have a slumber party which is interrupted intermittently by random clips from RHR Home Video releases.
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994) [tubi] - An interesting and informative history of Hammer Studios.

9/14/22

The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (2008) [YouTube] - A rather amusing faux horror movie trailer.

9/15/22

Shock Cinema Volume 2 (1991) [tubi] - Brinke Stevens hosts a collection of interview clips with other low budget movie actors and filmmakers, plus Forrest J. Ackerman, talking about making low budget movies.
Monster Madness: The Golden Age of the Horror Film (2014) [tubi] - A documentary looking at (mostly Universal) horror movies of the '30s and '40s. I had watched this one before.

9/16/22

Hollywood in the Atomic Age - Monsters! Martians! Mad Scientists! (2021) [tubi] - A documentary looking at science fiction and horror movies of the '50s.

9/17/22

Fun Size (2012) - A teenage girl loses her little brother on Halloween night.
Monster Night (2006) - Three kids are left alone on Halloween night. Stuff happens.
The Witching (1972/83) [American Horrors] - A young couple moves to a new town populated by witches.
Monster Movie Trivia Quiz (2004) [tubi] - A narrator asks trivia questions while horror movie clips play on screen.

9/18/22

All the Colors of Giallo (2019) [tubi] - A documentary about Italian movies.

9/19/22

Girl vs. Monster (2012) - A musical, Disneyfied Ghostbusters / Buffy pastiche - When a young girl is left home alone on Halloween and accidentally releases the monsters which her Monster Hunter parents had kept imprisoned in a containment unit in their basement, it's up to her and her two nerdy friends to overcome their fear and save the day.

9/20/22

Nightfall - 100 Years of Vampire Films (2010) [tubi] - A video about vampires in movies.
Zombie Genocide (Deadlands: The Rising) (2006/2012) [OtherWorlds TV] - A rather unremarkable generic low-budget zombie movie.
Monsterland (2009) [tubi] - A pretty decent documentary about movie monsters.

9/21/22

Funny Games (1997) - Austrian home invasion flick where two fey preppies hold a couple and their young son hostage in the couple's large vacation home.

9/22/22

Funny Games (2007) - A nearly exact, shot-for-shot remake of the previous film, made by the same director, but with different actors, and in English.
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972) - After a few students at a Catholic school are murdered, one of their teachers (who is innocent) becomes the main suspect, so he tries to locate the real killer.

9/24/22

Blood on the Reel: The Guts Behind Indie Horror (2016) [tubi] - Yet another horror movie doc on tubi. This one is about indie horror filmmakers and their movies. I only recognized one of these directors, and that's because I recently saw him in another doc.
That Guy Dick Miller (2014) [tubi] - A cinematic fan letter to Dick Miller, celebrating his life and career through movie clips, home movies, and interviews (with family, friends, filmmakers, and others).

9/25/22

A Collection of Retro Halloween Commercials: From the 70s-90s [YouTube] - A potpourri of Halloween and/or horror themed commercials. A fun time waster, but the uneven volume from one commercial to the next was a little irritating.
Terror Is a Man (Blood Creature, Creature from Blood Island) (1959) [The Monster Channel] - A man is shipwrecked on an island inhabited by a mad scientist who has surgically transformed a panther into a man-cat.

9/26/22

Hard Candy (2005) - When a groomer meets the young girl he has been communicating with online, the predator soon becomes the prey.

9/27/22

The Munsters (2022) [Netflix] - Rob Zombie delivers another unnecessarily long origin story that no one asked for.

9/28/22

Without Warning (1980) [OtherWorlds TV] - People visit a wilderness area and are attacked by an alien predator.

9/29/22 (National Silent Movie Day)

Der Student von Prag (The Student of Prague) (1913) - A poor student sells his soul for cash, then dates a countess.
Kingdom of Shadows (1998) - A documentary about silent horror movies.
Der Student von Prag (The Student of Prague) (1926) - A poor student sells his soul for cash, then dates a countess.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913) - A noted doctor drinks a potion which sets "free his evil self."
The Bells (1926) - After an innkeeper (Lionel Barrymore) murders a wealthy traveler on Christmas eve and takes his money to pay off the mortgage on his inn, he is haunted by images of the man he killed, along with the sound of the sleigh bells the dying man had held in his hand.


This Year's OHMC List:
Spoiler:
9/30/22

I couldn't decide what to start with, so I decided to let Random.org pick a horror movie on Vudu (they have 1976 free with ads). It chose #1776, I scrolled to the 1776th horror movie on Vudu, and it's a Full Moon movie I haven't seen before, so here we go...

1) Hideous! (1997) [Vudu] - A guy working at a sewage treatment plant fishes out a deformed fetus. Eventually, it ends up in a medical oddities collection in an old castle, where it wakes up and reanimates three other oddities, and not much happens.
2) 555 (1988) - Someone is killing young couples. The police investigate (well, mostly they sit around talking). Eventually they hear that there have been similar killings in other cities (at five year intervals) where an unknown killer has gone on a five night killing spree, then disappeared.

10/1/22

3) Late Fee (2009) - On Halloween night, a couple go into a video store just as it's closing, looking to rent some really scary horror movies. They pick out two movies to rent, but at first, the proprietor demurs, saying those movies weren't supposed to be out on the shelf, then he relents (because it's Halloween) and agrees to let them rent them, provided they return them before midnight, or they'll have to pay a severe late fee. They rent the movies and go home, and we all watch the movies together. In the first one ("The Pick Up") a man gives a ride to a woman hitch-hiking on a lonely country road at night. We learn that this is a tryst, and that she is a prostitute. They stop at a motel, and eventually get down to business. Someone dies. In the second one ("Damnation"), a woman driving along a country road is stopped by a cop, handcuffed, drugged, tried in a kangaroo court, and sentenced to death.
4) The Barn (2016) - On Halloween, a group of thirty year old high school seniors driving to a concert in a nearby town get lost and wind up at the very barn which local legend says is guarded by three murderous Halloween demons. So, of course, they re-awaken the demons and people get killed...
5) Burke & Hare (Horrors of Burke and Hare) (1972) - Two men in Victorian Scotland go into business selling cadavers to a medical school. People get killed.
6) X (2022) - A few people drive out to a farm somewhere in Texas to make a porn film. People get killed.

10/2/22

7) Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell (The Japanese Evil Dead) (1995) [tubi] - A guy gets a phone call from an old girlfriend who is writing an article on haunted houses and wants to look for a ghost at a house he inherited from his father. Although he doesn't believe in ghosts, he agrees, and the two of them, and a psychic, go to the house, where they are entrapped by a ghost and must fight to escape.
8) L'assassino Ť ancora tra noi (The Killer is Still Among Us) (1986) [tubi] - A serial killer is murdering couples in Florence. A young woman studying criminology investigates.
9) The Signal (2007) [Pluto TV] - A strange signal which interrupts all television and radio broadcasts causes mass psychosis, making most people turn violent and kill indiscriminately.
10) Southbound (2015) [tubi] - Five interconnected stories which take place on a dark desert highway.
11) Last Night in Soho (2021) - After a young woman moves to London to study fashion design, she finds that when she sleeps, she experiences the life of another young woman living there in the 1960s. At first she is excited, but as the life of the woman in the past becomes less glamorous, the past and present begin to merge, exposing a mystery, and endangering her life.

10/3/22

12) Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992) - After a middle-aged couple (Patty Duke & David Selby) move into their new house, odd things start happening (e.g. the toilet flushing itself, the TV randomly switching channels, the garage door opening and shutting on its own, their pet birds being eaten alive by cockroaches). After a while, they learn that their house was built on an old cemetery, and later they learn that dealing with the bureaucrats to try to fix the situation might be worse than just living with the ghosts.
13) Wet Wilderness (1976) - Four people go into the woods. Some guy wearing a ski mask and carrying a machete happens by, and then the raping and killing starts (accompanied by music lifted from the Psycho soundtrack).
14) Gone the Way of Flesh (2006) - Women are turning up dead following performances by local band the Jason Martinko Revue (to quote the TV news guy in the movie, "Girls are just dying to see this band"), so it's up to the local cops to track down the killer while the Jason Martinko Revue plays a few songs.
15) Critters (1986) - Eight furry, ravenous, omnivorous alien creatures escape from a prison transport and travel to earth - closely followed by two shape-shifting bounty hunters - where they all wreak havoc on a small Kentucky farming community.
16) Critters 2 (Critters 2: The Main Course) (1988) - The bounty hunters return to earth to help the townsfolk take care of the new critters hatched from the eggs seen at the end of the first film.
17) Critters 3 (1991) - Apparently some critters somehow survived the second film (no explanation is given), and a few hitch a ride on a truck to Topeka, where they take up residence in a tenement and terrorize the other occupants. This one sets up part 4 in a scene played during the end credits.

10/4/22

18) Critters 4 (1992) - Picks up with the end credits scene from part 3 playing over the opening credits: Aliens stop the guy from destroying the last two Critter eggs (because all of a sudden completely wiping out the critters is not okay). He carries the eggs into a transport pod, but it lifts off before he gets out. Years later, the pod is found and picked up by a spaceship. It takes a while, but eventually the pod is opened, releasing the critters.
19) Critters Attack! (2019) - Critters land on earth again and kill people. So, I guess the aliens were wrong in the third and fourth movies about those two eggs being the last of them?
20) Ghoulies (1985) - A guy inherits an old house and finds an old book of spells which he uses to conjure magical little people and tiny rubber demon puppets.
21) Ghoulies II (1987) - The tiny rubber demon puppets visit a carnival. Hijinks ensue.

10/5/22

22) Ghoulies Go to College (Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College) (1991) [tubi] - Kevin McCarthy reads an incantation printed within an old (fake) comic book which summons the tiny rubber demon puppets to a college. Hijinks ensue.
23) Ghoulies IV (1994) [Fawesome Horror] - In this one, the tiny rubber demon puppets are replaced by two little people in rubber suits, and they go to L.A., where the guy from the first movie is now a cop. Hijinks ensue.
24) The Night Visitor (1971) - A mental patient (Max von Sydow) convicted of an earlier ax murder is an obvious suspect for some recent killings, but he is locked up securely in an apparently escape proof fortress-like mental asylum.
25) Night Feeder (1988) - When someone or something is killing people in her neighborhood, a female reporter investigates.

10/6/22

26) Deadcon (2019) - When the hotel is overbooked for a "media influencers" convention, a female YouTuber is given the keycard to the hotel's only empty room, which is haunted.
27) Dark Encounter (2019) - My random movie from the site in the checklist: A year after a little girl disappeared, her family is bedeviled by strange lights, loud noises, and assorted phenomena, until the answer to the mystery of the girl's disappearance is revealed.
28) Insidious: The Last Key (2018) - In this prequel, the parapsychologist receives a call about a haunting from a man who now lives in the house she lived in as a child, and her investigation reveals long buried family secrets.
29) Cameron's Closet (1988) - People are dying around young Cameron. The only question is whether he is killing them with his telekinetic abilities, or there really is a monster living in his closet.

10/7/22

30) Beasties (1991) [B-Movie TV] - Slimy rubber alien puppets attack people.
31) Bunshinsaba vs Kayako (Bi Xian vs Kayako) (2017) [B-Movie TV] - A real estate developer wants to force an old woman out of her home and build a new building on the site, so her granddaughter and some friends play "the game" with a huge pencil and a handmade Ouija board to summon a spirit to scare the developer away.

10/8/22

32) Never Cry Werewolf (2008) - Fright Night, but with a werewolf. A teenage girl suspects her new neighbor is a werewolf, and after her suspicions prove correct, she gets help from a TV personality to hunt him down.
33) The Amityville Terror (2016) - Family moves into house, weird events occur.
34) Amityville Island (2020) - A woman buys some stuff at a yard sale in Amityville, then kills her family offscreen, and finally ends up on an island where she becomes a subject of a mad scientist's experiments.
35) Amityville Clownhouse (2017) [tubi] - A guy dressed as a clown kills his family with a shotgun. Later, some random guy buys an evil toy monkey from an antique shop, and things continue to get less interesting from there.
36) Amityville in the Hood (2021) [tubi] - Gangsters grow weed in an old house in Amityville and people who smoke it become possessed and kill. This was a sequel to Amityville Clownhouse and Amityville Toybox, and includes lots of scenes from those two movies. Well, that's enough Amityville Mad Libs for today.
37) The Terror Within (1989) - Somewhere in a post-apocalyptic Mojave Desert, a group of survivors in a government laboratory bunker find a pregnant survivor and bring her into the bunker. Later, a rubber mutant baby monster pops out of the woman and hides in the air ducts, where it grows into a big rubber monster then comes out to kill.
38) The Terror Within II (1991) - One of the two survivors from the first film (and the dog) makes his way through the desert to the Rocky Mountain lab, where things go pretty much the same as they did in the first movie.

10/9/22

39) Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) - People go to a ghost town in Texas and get killed by a chainsaw wielding maniac. Whose bright idea was it to have everyone be Franklin?
40) The American Scream (1988) [YouTube] - Odd things happen to a vacationing family of oddballs.
41) Haunted (1977) - After a Native American woman identifies a priest and a soldier who are running guns, they have her executed as a witch. One hundred years later, she returns to get revenge.
42) The Jack in the Box (2019) - A killer Jack in the Box kills some people.
43) Lobster Man from Mars (1989) [B-Movie TV] - Tony Curtis plays a film producer desperately in need of a tax write-off. Lucky for him, a young film student happens to come in with a low budget turkey (which we all get to watch).

10/10/22

44) Haunting Fear (1990) - A woman (Brinke Stevens) has recurring nightmares of being buried alive.
45) Trauma (1993) - A killer is decapitating people when it rains.
46) In the Mouth of Madness (1994) - A private investigator, hired by a publisher to locate their missing best-selling horror novelist, finds the author inside the fictional town from his novels.

10/11/22

47) Campfire Tales (1997) - Following a car accident on a lonely country road, four friends sit around a fire and recount a few urban legends.
48) L.A. AIDS Jabber (1994) [tubi] - A crazy kid diagnosed with AIDS tries to infect others by injecting them with his blood.
49) Sharks of the Corn (2021) [tubi] - Rubber sharks and a shark worshiping serial killer kill some people in Kentucky.
50) Ouija Shark (2020) [tubi] - Using a Ouija board that one of them found in a lake, four young women vacationing in the suburbs summon a "flying ghost shark" which starts killing people.

10/12/22

51) She Waits (1972) [YouTube] - A newlywed couple (Patty Duke & David McCallum) go to visit the husband's mother in the family home (where his first wife died two years earlier). The new wife starts hearing things, and acting strangely, as if she is possessed by the spirit of the first wife.
52) The Black Phone (2021) - After a young boy is abducted by a serial killer and locked in a basement, he receives calls from the killer's previous victims on an old, disconnected phone on the basement wall.
53) The Shallows (2016) - A female surfer goes surfing at a secluded beach and gets stranded on a rock not far offshore after a shark attacks her.

10/13/22

54) Brightburn (2019) - An alien baby crashes to earth near a farm in Kansas, and is found and raised by a couple. When he starts puberty, he develops superpowers, and learns that he's an alien on a mission to destroy earth.
55) Nope (2022) - A horse trainer confronts an unusual threat in the Hollywood Hills.
56) Frankenstein Island (1981) [B-Movie TV] - Four goofballs and a dog crash their hot air balloon on an island inhabited by showgirls and an assortment of oddballs. I've seen this one before, but when I saw it was coming on, I figured I might as well watch it again for a Cameron Mitchell check mark.

10/14/22

57) The Dead 2 (The Dead 2: India) (2013) - Protagonist fights his way across zombie-infested India to try to save his pregnant girlfriend. I thought I had seen the first one, but it looks like I haven't (I don't think they are directly connected, though). Maybe I'll give it a look before the end of the month.
58) Bloodrage (1980) [B-Movie TV] - A country boy kills the local part-time prostitute, then runs off to New York City and gets a job at a Yoo-hooģ plant.

10/15/22

59) Legacy of Satan (1974) [tubi] - A woman becomes the target of a blood cult which believes her to be their prophesied queen.
60) Hard to Die (Tower of Terror / Sorority House Massacre 3) (1990) - Five young women are working in an office building at night when someone or something starts killing them off one by one.
61) Laid to Rest (2009) - A young woman wakes up in a coffin, with no memories, and soon finds herself on the run from a knife wielding serial killer wearing a shiny skull mask.
62) The Food of the Gods (1976) - On a remote Canadian island, a strange liquid oozing from the ground is found to cause animals which eat it to grow to gigantic proportions.
63) Lisa and the Devil (1973) - Lisa gets lost on a tour and ends up spending the night in a creepy old house with a few creepy Italians and their butler, Kojak.
64) The Brides Wore Blood (1972) - Four young women are invited to a large house in Florida where one of them will be chosen to bear the vampire child of the master of the house, after which she will die.
65) Crawlspace (1972) - When a retired couple discover that an unemployed furnace repairman is living in the crawlspace under their house, they decide to "adopt" him and let him live with them until he gets a job.

10/16/22

66) Fun Size Horror: Volume One (2015) [tubi] - Twenty-one short horror stories.
67) Fun Size Horror: Volume Two (2015) [tubi] - About a dozen short horror stories.
68) You're Next (2011) - Three homicidal idiots attack a family of rich assholes gathered to celebrate an anniversary, but one of their "victims" proves to be more than they expected.

10/17/22

69) Prince of Darkness (1987) - After an old Catholic priest dies, a slightly younger Catholic priest (Donald Pleasence) reads the dead priest's diary, which reveals that he was part of a secret order which guarded an ancient relic that is now hidden in an abandoned church. After he locates the relic, he recruits a college physics professor to study it, leading to death and destruction.
70) Sharkula (2022) [tubi] - Dracula is running from an angry mob (in the worst day-for-night shot ever), gets stabbed and falls into the ocean. Cut to some time later and two hicks are walking to their new summer job at the dock in Arkham, a small town where Dracula is the boss, and occasionally throws a young woman into the ocean as a sacrifice to the batshark called Sharkula.
71) Hot Tub Party Massacre (2016) - A Canadian serial killer escapes from a Canadian prison, then kills a bunch of overweight Canadians.
72) Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005) [tubi] - When their station wagon breaks down on the way to a gig in Florida, the three members of an all-girl rock band are stuck in a small town near where a skunk ape is on the prowl.

10/18/22

73) The Deadly Spawn (1983) - A meteorite crashes to earth carrying a toothy, ravenous, man-eating alien, which somehow finds its way to the basement of a house, where it eats, grows, and breeds.
74) Vacancy (2007) - When their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, a couple rents a room in a seedy motel with no television reception, but it does have a collection of unlabeled videotapes. While watching the tapes (all of which contain violent murders), they quickly realize that they were all made in the room they are in, and that they will be starring in the next video if they don't escape.
75) Inferno (1980) - A guy travels from Rome to NYC looking for his missing sister, who lived in an old, colorful apartment building owned by a witch.
76) Night of the Demons 2 (Night of the Demons: Angela's Revenge) (1994) - Catholic high school students sneak off to a Halloween party in an old house inhabited by a demon.
77) Demon House (Night of the Demons III) (1997) - On Halloween night, a group of high school kids, on the run after one of them shot a cop, end up at the demon house from the other two movies.

10/19/22

78) The Crawling Hand (1963) [OtherWorlds TV] - A rocket returning from the moon is destroyed, and all that survives the explosion is the astronaut's right arm. A guy finds the arm on a beach, and takes it home (people need hobbies, I guess), where the arm (possessed by an alien, or something) starts moving around on its own.
79) CarousHELL The 2nd (CarousHELL 2) (2021) [tubi] - It's a few years later, and the killer carousel unicorn from the first film goes to visit his son (who he has just learned about). Meanwhile, the nazis who created him as an occult super weapon (yep, that's new too) want to get their hands on both of them.

10/20/22

80) The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) - A routine autopsy on an unidentified body unlocks an unusual mystery.
81) The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) - A family outing is ruined by three homicidal maniacs.

10/21/22

82) San tou mo wang (Ginseng King, Three-Head Monster) (1988)
[B-Movie TV] - A little kid is gathering herbs in a forest when he is injured. He is saved by the Ginseng King, an animated thousand year old ginseng root. After the kid gets home, his mother is bitten by a nazi zombie/vampire. In need of ginseng to cure her, he goes out and brings the Ginseng King back home, only for him to be kidnapped by the three-headed monster's black-robed minions. So the kid has to find and rescue the Ginseng King before the three-headed monster eats him.

10/22/22

83) Nothing But the Night (1973) - A police detective (Christopher Lee) who suspects a recent bus accident was actually the latest in a series of murders made to look like accidents or suicide, enlists his pathologist buddy (Peter Cushing) to help with his investigation.
84) It (2017) - A gang of kids fights the monster that lives in the sewers beneath a small town in Maine.
85) It Chapter Two (2019) - 27 years later, the kids from the previous movie, now grown, come back to the small town to battle the sewer-monster clown again.
86) Shutter (2004) - A photographer starts seeing ghostly images in his photographs after he and his girlfriend flee the scene of an accident.

10/23/22

87) Neighbor Hoodz (Devil Snow) (1991) [B-Movie TV] - A woman gets hooked on crack and becomes both a whore and a man-killing, green faced monster.
88) Splatter University (1984) - Someone kills a few people around a small parochial college.
89) Saturday the 14th (1981) - A family inherits an old house, containing an old book, which, when opened, releases the rubber monsters locked within.
90) Saturday the 14th Strikes Back (1988) - A family inherits an old house with a hellmouth in the basement.

10/24/22

91) Beyond the Call of Duty (Beyond the Call to Duty) (2016) [OtherWorlds TV] - Four "soldiers" fight some zombies (eventually).
92) The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (1977) [OtherWorlds TV] - A bored housewife (Karen Black) goes to the mall and gets a makeover.
93) Deadly Games (1982) - Lots of soap opera relationship stuff occasionally interrupted by a man in a black ski mask killing women.

10/25/22

94) Saw Spiral (Spiral, Spiral: From the Book of Saw) (2021) - A copycat killer is kidnapping cops, and killing them using elaborate torture devices.
95) Spiral (2019) - A family moves from the city to the suburbs, and one of them begins to suspect that their neighbors are up to no good.
96) Uzumaki (Spiral) (2000) - People in a small town become obsessed with spirals.

10/26/22

97) Circus of Fear (Psycho-Circus) (1966) [OtherWorlds TV] - After some crooks rob an armored car, some of the money ends up at a circus where people are turning up dead.
98) Serpent Island (1954) [OtherWorlds TV] - A woman hires Sonny Tufts to sail with her through a lot of stock footage to a Caribbean island to find some gold.

10/27/22

99) Firestarter (1984) - Two mutants are on the run from murderous government agents.
100) Firestarter (2022) - Two mutants are on the run from murderous government agents.
101) V/H/S/94 (2021) - A S.W.A.T. team breaks into a warehouse (or something) and finds a bunch of televisions, and a few dead people, and we get to watch a few short movies playing on the TVs.
102) Kondom des Grauens (Killer Condom) (1996) - After an animated condom castrates a few guys in a cheap hotel in NYC, a police detective investigates.
103) Mon Mon Mon Monsters (2017) - A group of high school kids happen upon a vampire/ghoul monster after it was hit by a car, and take it to their clubhouse, where they chain it up and beat and torture it.

10/28/22

104)11-12-13 Rak Kan Ja Tai (Ghost is All Around) (2016) [B-Movie TV] - Three interconnected ghost stories which take place during Songkran (Thai New Year).

10/29/22

105) Sinister 2 (2015) - The demon who recruits kids to film the murders of their families is at it again.
106) Scream (2022) - More people get stabbed in the same small town.
107) Tales of the Uncanny (2020) - "The ultimate survey of anthology horror." Interviewees talk about horror anthology films.
108) Trash Juice (2022) [B-Movie TV] - A preacher walking through a park encounters some homeless drug addicts who tell him a few stories.

10/30/22

109) Terrifier 2 (2022) - Killer clown continues killing.
110) Roadgames (Road Games) (1981) - A truck driver (Stacy Keach) begins to suspect that the driver of a green van he keeps crossing paths with is the serial killer the police are after.
111) Corpse Eaters (1974) [OtherWorlds TV Vault] - It's Friday the 13th, and four Canadians looking for something to do decide to spend the night in a graveyard. When they realize that sitting around in a cemetery lacks entertainment value, one of them decides to hold a satanic ritual of some sort (that he says he learned from his uncle). This revives the corpses in the cemetery as zombies (who eat people). But, don't worry, if the sight of watching Canadian zombies eating Canadians is too much for you, a buzzer sounds before the "shocking" scenes so you can look away, or shut your eyes.
112) Santo contra la hija de Frankestein (Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter) (1972) [OtherWorlds TV Vault] - Frankenstein's daughter's youth serum is no longer working on her, so she wants to capture Santos because she knows that he has a Wolverine-like super-human healing factor in his blood which she believes will make the formula effective again.
113) Teenage Monster (1958) [OtherWorlds TV Vault] - Somewhere in the Old West, a young boy struck by a meteorite grows up to be a dim-witted, homicidal monster.

10/31/22

114) Halloween Ends (2022) - Halloween comes to Haddonfield again (but where's Michael Myers?).
115) Senritsu meikyŻ 3D (The Shock Labyrinth 3D) (2009) - Five kids sneak into a closed horror attraction at an amusement park, and one of them disappears. Ten years later, she returns. After an accident, the remaining friends take her to a hospital, which seems to be deserted, but when they walk down an empty hallway, they realize that they are now in the old horror attraction, seemingly on the day she disappeared (so we see the characters as kids, and teens, interacting with each other... in 3D!).
116) Like Father Like Daughter (2022) [B-Movie TV] - Two homicidal mental patients (a father and his daughter) escape and end up at a nature preserve in San Pedro, CA. where they run around and kill a bunch of people. That's pretty much it for a "plot."
117) Dracula (1931) - w/ commentary by film historian David J. Skal
118) Frankenstein (1931) - w/ commentary by film historian Rudy Behlmer
119) The Wolf Man (1941) - w/ commentary by film historian Tom Weaver


Checklist (COMPLETED):
Spoiler:

Select 10 actors:
-x- Asia Argento - Trauma (1993)
-x- Peter Cushing - Nothing But the Night (1973)
-x- Keith David - Nope (2022) + David Keith - Firestarter (1984)
-x- Bruce Davison - Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
-x- Patty Duke - Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992), She Waits (1972)
--- James Hong -
-x- Boris Karloff - Frankenstein (1931)
--- John Karlsen -
-x- Cameron Mitchell - Frankenstein Island (1981)
--- Radha Mitchell -
--- Hideo Murota -
-x- Daria Nicolodi - Inferno (1980)
-x- Christopher Lee - Nothing But the Night (1973), Circus of Fear (1966)
-x- Bela Lugosi - Dracula (1931), The Wolf Man (1941)
--- Vincent Price -
-x- Santo - Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter (1972)
--- Michele Soavi -
--- Marianne Stone -
--- David Warbeck -
--- Chase Williamson -
-x- Recently Deceased (insert actor) - In the Mouth of Madness (1994) - David Warner

Select 5 directors:
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
-x- David Bruckner - The Signal (2007)
-x- Jaume Collet-Serra - The Shallows (2016)
--- Reginald Le Borg -
--- Antonio Margheriti -
-x- Fred Olen Ray - Haunting Fear (1990)
--- Peter Sasday -
-x- Takashi Shimizu - The Shock Labyrinth 3D (2009)
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
--- Brian Yuzna -
-x- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - Southbound (2015) (Roxanne Benjamin)

Select 2 film composers:
-x- Tyler Bates - X (2022)
--- Les Baxter -
-x- Mark Korven - The Black Phone (2021)
--- Paul Zaza -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Franco Di Girolamo -
-x- Robert Hall - Laid to Rest (2009)
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
--- Jack Pierce -
-x- Brian Wade - Critters 2 (1988)

Select 2 producers:
-x- Roger Corman - The Terror Within (1989), The Terror Within II (1991)
--- James Fler -
--- Aaron B. Koontz -
-x- Travis Stevens - Southbound (2015)

Select 2 writers:
-x- Everett de Roche - Road Games (1981)
-x- Mary Shelley - Frankenstein (1931)
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
-x- Ernesto Gastaldi - The Killer is Still Among Us (1986)

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-x- *3-D Film - The Shock Labyrinth 3D (2009)
-x- Anthology Film - Late Fee (2009), Campfire Tales (1997), V/H/S/94 (2021),Trash Juice (2022)
--- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List
-x- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - The Signal (2007), Trauma (1993), In the Mouth of Madness (1994), Lisa and the Devil (1973), You're Next (2011), Prince of Darkness (1987), The Deadly Spawn (1983), Vacancy (2007), Inferno (1980), It (2017), Shutter (2004), Spiral (2000)
-x- Based on a True Story - The Killer is Still Among Us (1986)
-x- Based on a Novel - The Food of the Gods (1976), It (2017), It Chapter Two (2019), Firestarter (1984)
-x- Candy Cinema, 2 - Last Night in Soho (2021), Inferno (1980)
--- Cannibalism -
-x- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - Haunting Fear (1990)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-x- Comedy / Spoof - Burke & Hare (1972), The American Scream (1988), Lobster Man from Mars (1989), Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005), Saturday the 14th (1981)
-x- Coming-of-Age - The Black Phone (2021), Brightburn (2019), It (2017)
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
-x- Cryptid Cinema - Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005)
-x- Death by: Throat-Slitting - 555 (1988), Scream (2022)
-x- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - Hot Tub Party Massacre (2016)
--- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films -
-x- Documentary - Tales of the Uncanny (2020)
--- Dream Horror -
-x- Drunk Horror - The Barn (2016)
-x- Euro Horror - Lisa and the Devil (1973), Inferno (1980)
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
-x- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Critters 4 (1992), Dark Encounter (2019), Lobster Man from Mars (1989), The Deadly Spawn (1983)
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween, 2 -
--- Film From TCM October 2022 Schedule -
-x- Firearms - The Killer is Still Among Us (1986)
-x- Fog, 2 - Cameron's Closet (1988), Dracula (1931), The Wolf Man (1941)
--- Folk Horror -
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-x- Found Footage - Deadcon (2019), V/H/S/94 (2021)
-x- Frankenstein - Frankenstein Island (1981), Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter (1972), Frankenstein (1931)
-x- Ghost / Haunting - Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell (1995), Deadcon (2019), 11-12-13 Rak Kan Ja Tai (2016)
-x- Giallo - The Killer is Still Among Us (1986)
-x- Hagsploitation - X (2022)
-x- Hypnosis - Insidious: The Last Key (2018), Haunting Fear (1990),Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter (1972)
-x- J-Horror - Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell (1995), The Shock Labyrinth 3D (2009)
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - Sharks of the Corn (2021), The Food of the Gods (1976)
-x- Killer / Evil Child - Night Feeder (1988), Brightburn (2019)
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
-x- Luchador - Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter (1972)
-x- Made-for-TV Movie - Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992), She Waits (1972), Crawlspace (1972), The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (1977)
-x- Mad Scientist - Amityville Island (2020), Frankenstein Island (1981), V/H/S/94 (2021), Killer Condom (1996)
-x- Mummy - Saturday the 14th (1981)
-x- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Gone the Way of Flesh (2006), Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005), Saturday the 14th Strikes Back (1988)
-x- Name In Title - Burke & Hare (1972), Cameron's Closet (1988), Lisa and the Devil (1973), Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter (1972)
-x- Nation of Origin: Australia (Road Games (1981))
-x- Nonlinear Timeline - The Signal (2007), The Shock Labyrinth 3D (2009)
-x- Ouija Board - Bunshinsaba vs Kayako (2017), Amityville Clownhouse (2017), Ouija Shark (2020), Hot Tub Party Massacre (2016)
--- Phobias -
--- Prison Horror -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
-x- Random Horror Film - Dark Encounter (2019)
--- Rape / Revenge -
-x- Shot in Los Angeles - Ghoulies IV (1994), Cameron's Closet (1988), Amityville in the Hood (2021), L.A. AIDS Jabber (1994)
-x- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - 555 (1988), Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022), Halloween Ends (2022)
-x- Slow Motion - X (2022), The American Scream (1988), The Dead 2: India (2013)
--- Split Personality -
-x- Suicide - Uzumaki (2000), 11-12-13 Rak Kan Ja Tai (2016)
-x- Takes Place in a Basement - The Black Phone (2021)
-x- Takes Place in a Junkyard - Halloween Ends (2022)
--- Takes Place in a Forest -
-x- Takes Place on a Beach - The Shallows (2016)
--- Takes Place on a Boat -
--- Takes Place on a Military Base -
-x- Three Installments in a Franchise - Critters 1-5, Ghoulies 1-4
-x- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - Late Fee (2009), Lobster Man from Mars (1989), She Waits (1972), Nope (2022), Firestarter (1984)
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
-x- Vampire - The Brides Wore Blood (1972), Sharkula (2022), Dracula (1931)
-x- Voice-Over Narration - Ghoulies (1985), Corpse Eaters (1974)
-x- Voyeurism - The Killer is Still Among Us (1986)
-x- Werewolf - Never Cry Werewolf (2008), The Wolf Man (1941)
-x- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - The Barn (2016), Legacy of Satan (1974)
--- Wilhelm Scream -
-x- With Commentary - Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Wolf Man (1941)
-x- With Two or More Horror Legends - Nothing But the Night (1973) (Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee)
-x- Zombie - The Dead 2: India (2013), Corpse Eaters (1974)

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1922 (100th) -
--- 1947 (75th) -
-x- 1972 (50th) - Burke & Hare (1972), She Waits (1972), The Brides Wore Blood (1972), Crawlspace (1972), Santo vs. Frankenstein's Daughter (1972)
-x- 1997 (25th) – Hideous! (1997), Campfire Tales (1997)

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-x- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory - The Food of the Gods (1976), Road Games (1981)
-x- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome, 2 - The Killer Is Still Among Us (1986), Trauma (1993), Splatter University (1984)
--- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground -
--- 20th Anniversary of Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Asylum -
-x- 25th Anniversary of DVD - The Barn (2016)
--- 25th Anniversary of Netflix -
--- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs -
-x- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon - The Food of the Gods (1976), Serpent Island (1954)
-x- 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee - Nothing But the Night (1973), Circus of Fear (1966)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes, 2:
-x- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror - Late Fee (2009), The Wolf Man (1941)
--- Characters ignoring all the red flags -
--- Morticians eating on the job, 2 -
-x- Toilet-based scares, 2 - Ghoulies (1985), Ghoulies II (1988), Night of the Demons 2 (1994)
-x- The harbinger of doom - Hot Tub Party Massacre (2016)
-x- Heart ripped out while beating - Amityville Clownhouse (2017), Night of the Demons III (1997), It Chapter Two (2019), Terrifier 2 (2022)
-x- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines - Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-x- PG - Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
-x- PG-13 - Critters (1986)
-x- R - Hideous! (1997)
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-x- Unrated - Late Fee (2009)
--- M -
-x- GP - The Night Visitor (1971)

​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
-x- 1930 - Dracula (1931)
-x- 1940 - The Wolf Man (1941)
-x- 1950 - Serpent Island (1954)
-x- 1960 - Circus of Fear (1966)
-x- 1970 - Burke & Hare (1972)
-x- 1980 - 555 (1988)
-x- 1990 - Hideous! (1997)
-x- 2000 - Late Fee (2009)
-x- 2010 - The Barn (2016)
-x- 2020 - X (2022)

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
-x- Recently deceased list - Firestarter (1984) - Louise Fletcher

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
-x- Video ,2 - 555 (1988), Night Feeder (1988), L.A. AIDS Jabber (1994)
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
-x- 16mm - The Deadly Spawn (1983)

Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator:
-x- (Killer Condom (1996)).

Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source material back to back on the same day
-x- Original - Firestarter (1984)
-x- Remake - Firestarter (2022)

Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie:
-x- (The Amityville Terror (2016)), (Sharks of the Corn (2021)).

Watch films in at least three formats:
-x- First format, (streaming), (Hideous! (1997)).
-x- Second format, (DVD), (Critters (1986)).
-x- Third format, (Blu-ray), (Firestarter (1984)).

Watch films in at least three languages:
-x- First language, (Japanese), (Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell (1995)).
-x- Second language, (Chinese), (Bunshinsaba vs Kayako (2017)).
-x- Third language, (Thai), (Shutter (2004)).

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-x- Film #1 - Critters (1986)
-x- Film #2 - Ghoulies (1985)

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
-x- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen - Haunting Fear (1990 Video), The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (1977) - Karen Black
-x- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue - X (2022), The Signal (2007), Ghoulies III (1991), Last Night in Soho (2021), It (2017), Scream (2022)
-x- Was made in the 2000s - Late Fee (2009)
-x- Features a flashlight - X (2022), It (2017)
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
--- Features a foot chase -
-x- Has a scene in an abandoned building - Southbound (2015)
--- Was shot in Argentina -
--- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies -
--- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant -
-x- Features an impalement - The Barn (2016)
-x- Title includes the word blood, 2 - The Brides Wore Blood (1972)

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



Total Movies Watched: 119
First Time Viewings: 109 (91.6%)

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By decade:
1930s -2 - 1.68%
1940s -1 - 0.84%
1950s -2 - 1.68%
1960s -2 - 1.68%
1970s - 14 - 11.76%
1980s - 23 - 19.33%
1990s - 19 - 15.97%
2000s - 10 - 8.40%
2010s - 26 - 21.85%
2020s - 20 - 16.81%

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Darth Maher's Horror Movie Challenge List 2022 - List Complete




Past Results:
2006: 23
2007: 29
2008: 13
2009: 26
2010: 17
2011: 14
2012: 28
2013: 9.75
2014: 22.75
2015: 20.75
2016: 22.5
2017: 23.5
2018: 26.75
2019: 34.75
2020: 38.5
2021: 32


First Time Viewings: ☼
Partial Credit: †
Wild Card:

This is my 17th Challenge.


October 1, 2022
1. Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2022, Prime Video)
I didn't plan on starting the challenge with this (wanted something with more "bite" - pardon the pun) but after a long day of setting up my yard decor, I was exhausted and this is what my son turned on.

October 3, 2022
2. Horror of Dracula☼ (1958, HBOMax)

October 4, 2022
3. Fright Night (1985, 4K UHD)

October 5, 2022
4. Mr. Harrigan's Phone☼ (2022, Netflix)

October 6, 2022
5. Monster House (2006, Roku Channel/DVD)
I only own the DVD so I decided to watch this in HD on The Roku Channel. It didn't look all that great to begin with, but when the first set of commercials kicked in less than 5 minutes into the movie, I said "NO WAY!" and turned on the DVD in all of its SD glory. LOL

October 8-14, 2022
Worked out of town for many hours a day. Challenge paused.

October 15, 2022
6. Halloween Ends☼ (2022, Theater)
As a stand-alone Halloween movie, I really liked it. But as a supposed "big finale" for the series, I think it falls short.

October 16, 2022
7. Trick 'r Treat (2007, Blu-ray)
I have been trying to show this to my daughter for the past few years and the stars finally aligned and we were able to watch this. Unfortunately, she didn't care too much for it. Ouch, that hurts, honey.

October 17, 2022
8. Poltergeist (1982, 4K UHD)
One of my absolute favorites!

October 18, 2022
9. The New York Ripper☼ (1982, Blu-ray)
This was one of the titles that I won a few years back that I haven't gotten to yet. When I posted on my Facebook page that I was watching it, a friend of mine replied with "You'll never think of Donald Duck or footsee the same way again." Indeed, Mike, indeed.

October 21, 2022
10. Night of the Demons☼ (2009, Prime Video)
I caught some of this a few years ago and wasn't too impressed. However, this time around it wasn't so bad. This original still kicks its ass.
11. Sometimes They Come Back☼ (1991, Prime Video)
Why do they bother making Stephen King stories into Made-For-TV movies? They always end up super -cheesy.

October 22, 2022
12. The 13th Floor Haunted House (2022, Haunted House)
13. The Catacombs at St. Pascal's Church (2022, Haunted House)
14 (.25). The Middle (S2|E6): "Halloween" (2010, HBO Max)
14 (.25). The Middle (S3|E7): "Halloween II" (2011, HBO Max)
After an evening of a couple haunted houses, my daughter requested these just to keep with the "Halloween" mood.

October 23, 2022
13. Halloween (1978, 4K UHD)
After seeing all the new Blumhouse Halloween movies, my daughter finally saw the original.

October 24, 2022
15. My Best Friend’s Exorcism☼ (2022, Prime Video)
I read the book a while back and it was great. After seeing the previews for this, I didn't have high hopes. But it wasn't half-bad.
16. Saw III (2006, Blu-ray)
17. Saw IV (2007, Blu-ray)
18. Saw V (2008, Blu-ray)
Whenever I plan to do a Saw marathon, I never seem to get passed the first two. So, I started with III this time. Other than the first three, I've only seen each Saw movie once, and I remember being a little confused watching some of the sequels the first time around. I couldn't even remember why the main antagonist in the later sequels was setting traps for people. These make more sense when viewed in succession. I like the clever use of flashbacks. Once you get passed the gore, the storylines are kind of fun.

October 25, 2022
19. Saw VI (2009, Blu-ray)
20. Saw: The Final Chapter (2010, Blu-ray)
I plan to finish with Jigsaw and Spiral, neither of which have I seen even once. And wouldn't you know it, it was just announced the Tobin Bell will return for the 10th Saw movie next year!

October 27, 2022
21. Jigsaw☼ (2017, Blu-ray)
22. Spiral: From the Book of Saw☼ (2021, Blu-ray)
Both were probably the weakest of the entire series, but still fun to watch!
23. Barbarian☼ (2022, HBOMax)

October 28, 2022
24. HellGate Haunted House (2022, Haunted House)

October 29, 2022
25. V/H/S☼ (2012, Hulu)
26. Spring☼ (2014, Hulu)

October 30, 2022
27. Hocus Pocus 2☼ (2022, Disney+)
28. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966, 4K UHD)
29. The Cabin in the Woods (2011, Blu-ray)
30. (.5) Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities☼ (2022, Netflix)

October 31, 2022
14 (.25). The Middle (S6|E5): "Halloween V" (2014, HBO Max)
14 (.25). The Middle (S4|E6): "Halloween III: The Driving" (2012, HBO Max)



Final total: 29.5
13 FTV (movies only)

This was my 17th challenge







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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***


Goal: 100
Theme Nights
* First-Time Views

September 30:
1. The Haunting (Robert Wise, 1963)
2. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)
3. Blow Out (Brian DePalma, 1981)
October 1:
4. Count Dracula (Jess Franco, 1970)
5. To the Devil a Daughter (Peter Sykes, 1976)*
6. Cuadecuc Vampir (Pere Portabella, 1971)*
October 2:
7. Last Night in Soho (Edgar Wright, 2021)*
8. The Uninvited (Guard Brothers, 2009)*
October 3:
9. Beast (Michael Pearce, 2017)*
10. Tone-Deaf (Richard Bates, 2019)*
October 4:
11. The Wolf House (Cocina/Leon, 2018)*
12. Tilbury (Viūar VŪkingsson, 1987)*
13. Scream (1996)
October 5:
13. Scream 2 (1997)
14. I Madman (1989)*
15. In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter, 1994)
October 6:
16. Come True (Anthony Scott Burns, 2020)*
October 7:
17. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
18. Come to Daddy (Ant Timpson, 2019)*
October 8:
19. Night of the Living Dead (George Romero, 1968)
20. Dawn of the Dead (George Romero, 1978)
21. Day of the Dead (George Romero, 1985)
22. The Sadness (Robert Jabbaz, 2021)
October 9:
23. Scream 3 (Wes Craven, 2000)
24. Cry of the Werewolf (Henry Levin, 1944)*
25. The Cursed (Sean Ellis, 2021)*
October 10:
26. The Day of the Beast (Alex de la Iglesia, 1995)
27. Ma (Tate Taylor, 2019)*
October 11:
28. Scream 4 (Wes Craven, 2011)
29. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (John Erick Dowdle, 2007)*
October 12:
30. Rogue (Greg McLean, 2007)*
31. Life After Beth (Jeff Baena, 2014)*
October 13:
32. Censor (Prano Bailey-Bond, 2021)*
33. I Married a Witch (Rene Clair, 1942)
October 14:
34. Trouble Every Day (Claire Denis, 2001)
35. Dr. Caligari (Stephen Savadian, 1989)*
36. Halloween Kills (David Gordon Green, 2021)
37. Halloween Ends (David Gordon Green, 2022)*
October 15:
38. Candyman (Bernard Rose, 1992)
39. Candyman (Nia Daconsta, 2021)*
40. The Brood (David Cronenberg, 1979)
41. Scanners (David Cronenberg, 1981)
October 16:
42. A Quiet Place to Kill (Unberto Lenzi, 1970)*
43. Flesh for Frankenstein (Paul Morrissey, 1973)
44. Flesh for Frankenstein - Director Commentary*
45. Lights Out (David F. Sandberg, 2016)*
October 17:
46. Scared to Death (Christy Cabanne, 1947)*
47. Mimic (Guillermo del Toro, 1997)
48. Mimic - Director Commentary*
49. Jason X (James Isaac, 2001)*
October 18:
50. Cat People (Jacques Tourneur, 1942)
51. Cat People (Paul Schrader, 1982)
52. Cat People (1982) - Director Commentary*
53. Night Train to Terror (Jay Schlossberg-Cohen, 1985)*
October 19:
54. The Dead Zone (David Cronenberg, 1983)
55. Close Calls (Richard Stringham, 2017)*
56. Scream (Bettinetti/Gilpin, 2022)*
57. In the Mouth of Madness - Director/Producer Commentary*
58. Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1957)*
59. A Field in England (Ben Wheatley, 2013)*
October 20:
60. Dario Argento's Dracula (Dario Argento, 2012)*
61. Mark of the Vampire (Tod Browning, 1935)
62. Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (Spike Lee, 2014)*
63. The Hunger (Tony Scott, 1983)
64. El Vampiro (Fernando Mendez, 1957)*
65. Blood for Dracula (Paul Morrissey, 1974)*
October 21:
66. Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983)
67. Housebound (Gerard Johnstone, 2014)*
68. Deathgasm (Jason Lei Howden, 2015)*
69. Titane (Julia Ducornau, 2021)*
October 22:
70. X (Ti West, 2022)*
71. Nightmare (Roberto Scavolini, 1981)*
72. The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard, 2011)
73. The Cabin in the Woods - Director/Producer Commentary*
74. The Cabinet in the Woods (Franklin/Melton, 2016)* wildcard
October 23:
75. The Brain Eaters (Bruno VeSota, 1958)*
76. American Psycho II (Morgan J. Freeman, 2002)*
77. 28 Days Later (Danny Boyle, 2002)
78. 28 Weeks Later (Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, 2007)
October 24:
79. The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (Rogello A. Gonzalez, 1960)*
80. Demons 2 (Lamberto Bava, 1986)*
81. La Horde (Dahan/Rocher, 2009)*
82. The Fly (David Cronenberg, 1986)
October 25:
83. They Live (John Carpenter, 1988)
84. Rosemary's Baby (Roman Polanski, 1968)
85. The Thing (John Carpenter, 1982)
October 26:
86. Barbarian (Zach Cregger, 2022)*
87. eXistenZ (David Cronenberg, 1999)
88. Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg, 2022)*
October 27:
89. The Thing - with Director/Russell commentary
90. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Bill Melendez, 1966) wildcard
October 28:
91. Lost Highway, (David Lynch, 1997)
92. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch, 1992)
93. Nope (Jordan Peele, 2022)*
October 29:
94. Luz (Tilman Singer, 2018)*
95. Cam (Daniel Goldhaber, 2018)*
96. The Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll aka House of Psychotic Women (Carlos Aured, 1974)*
96. Footprints on the Moon (Bazzoni/Fanelli, 1975)*
October 30:
97. Demonia (Lucio Fulci, 1990)*
98. The Masque of the Red Death (Roger Corman, 1964) - Historian Commentary*
99. A Dark Song (Liam Gavin, 2016)*
100. What We Do in the Shadows (Waititi/Clement, 2014)
October 31:
101. Halloween (John Carpenter, 1978)
102. Halloween II (Rick Rosenthal, 1981)
November 1:
103: Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks, 1974)
104: Werewolves Within (Josh Rubin, 2021)*

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

Mr. Cellophane's 2022 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


Challenge List
Spoiler:
  1. The Haunting (Robert Wise)
    1963 / United States / 112 minutes / Subset Movie / 9-30

  2. Blood for Dracula (Paul Morrissey)*
    1974 / United States & Italy / 106 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 9-30

  3. House of the Long Shadows (Pete Walker)*
    1983 / United Kingdom / 100 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-1

  4. The Belko Experiment (Greg McLean)*
    2016 / United States / 89 minutes / kanopy / 10-1

  5. I, Monster (Stephen Weeks)*
    1971 / United Kingdom / 86 minutes / expanded cut / Theme Movie / 10-1

  6. The Exorcist III (William Peter Blatty)
    1990 / United States / 104 minutes / director's cut / 10-1

  7. Doctor Blood's Coffin (Sidney J. Furie)*
    1961 / United Kingdom / 92 minutes / 10-2

  8. The Evil of Frankenstein (Freddie Francis)
    1964 / United Kingdom / 86 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-2

  9. The Vigil (Keith Thomas)*
    2019 / United States / 89 minutes / DVD / Theme Movie / 10-2

  10. Next of Kin (Tony Williams)*
    1982 / Australia / 89 minutes / Criterion Channel / Theme Movie / 10-2

  11. RŲkkur / Rift (Erlingur Thoroddsen)*
    2017 / Iceland / 111 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-3

  12. Lokis, a Manuscript of Professor Wittembach (Janusz Majewski)*
    1970 / Poland / 100 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-3

  13. Eyes of Fire (Avery Crounse)*
    1983 / United States / 86 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-4

  14. Baron Blood (Mario Bava)*
    1972 / Italy / 98 minutes / English dub / 10-4

  15. Tenebrae (Dario Argento)*
    1982 / Italy / 101 minutes / 4K / Theme Movie / 10-5

  16. Pillow of Death (Wallace Fox)
    1945 / United States / 66 minutes / 10-5

  17. Cult of the Cobra (Francis D. Lyon)*
    1955 / United States / 82 minutes / 10-6

  18. The Keep (Michael Mann)*
    1983 / United States / 96 minutes / Criterion Channel / Theme Movie / 10-6

  19. Wellington Paranormal*
    1.3, Things That Do the Bump in the Night / 1.4, The She Wolf of Kurimarama Street

    2018 / New Zealand / 50 minutes / HBO Max / 10-4

    Thriller*
    2.21, Cousin Tundifer

    1962 / United States / 50 minutes / 10-8

  20. The Dead Don't Die (Jim Jarmusch)*
    2019 / United States / 104 minutes / DVD / Theme Movie / 10-8

  21. The Shadow of the Cat (John Gilling)*
    1961 / United Kingdom / 79 minutes / 10-8

  22. Phenomena (Dario Argento)
    1985 / Italy / 116 minutes / Italian cut / 4K / 10-8

  23. Daughters of Satan (Hollingsworth Morse)*
    1972 / United States & Philippines / 90 minutes / 10-8

  24. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (Walerian Borowczyk)*
    1981 / France & West Germany / 91 minutes / Criterion Channel / 10-9

  25. Wolf (Mike Nichols)*
    1994 / United States / 125 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-9

  26. In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter)
    1994 / United States / 95 minutes / BD / 10-9

  27. Diary of a Madman (Reginald Le Borg)*
    1963 / United States / 96 minutes / 10-9

  28. Wellington Paranormal*
    1.5, A Normal Night / 1.6, Zombie Cops

    2018 / New Zealand / 50 minutes / HBO Max / 10-9

    Thriller
    1.5, Rose's Last Summer

    1962 / United States / 50 minutes / 10-10

  29. Blood Rage (John Grissmer)*
    1987 / United States / 88 minutes / Tubi / Theme Movie (Thanksgiving) / 10-10

  30. The Fan (Ed Bianchi)*
    1981 / United States / 95 minutes / Criterion Channel / 10-10

  31. Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (William Asher)*
    1981 / United States / 96 minutes / Shudder / 10-11

  32. Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman)
    1984 / United States / 105 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-11

  33. Ghostbusters (Paul Feig)
    2016 / United States / 117 minutes / 10-11

  34. Dementia 13 (Francis Ford Coppola)
    1963 / United States / 69 minutes / director's cut / 10-12

  35. Joe Bob Saves Christmas: Christmas Evil *
    2020, 1980 / United States / 137 minutes / Shudder / Theme Movie / 10-12

  36. The Girl Who Knew Too Much (Mario Bava)*
    1963 / Italy / 86 minutes / 10-14

  37. Blacula (William Crain)*
    1972 / United States / 93 minutes / Criterion Channel / 10-15

  38. Superbeast (George Schenck)*
    1963 / United States & Philippines / 93 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-17

  39. Scream, Pretty Peggy (Gordon Hessler)
    1973 / United States / 74 minutes / 10-18

  40. The Mothman Prophecies (Mark Pellington)
    2002 / United States / 119 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-18

  41. The House by the Cemetery (Lucio Fulci)*
    1981 / Italy / 86 minutes / English dub / Criterion Channel / 10-19

  42. Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror *
    Episode One / Episode Two

    2022 / United States / 100 minutes / Shudder / 10-19

  43. Night Creatures (Peter Graham Scott)
    1962 / United Kingdom / 82 minutes / 10-20

  44. Vampires (John Carpenter)*
    1998 / United States / 108 minutes / Theme Movie / 10-20

  45. The Fearless Vampire Killers (Roman Polanski)*
    1967 / United Kingdom / 104 minutes / 10-23

  46. Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror *
    Episode Three / Episode Four

    2022 / United States / 100 minutes / Shudder / 10-23

  47. Raven's Hollow (Christopher Hatton)*
    2022 / United Kindgom & Latvia / 98 minutes / Shudder / 10-22

  48. The Black Phone (Scott Derrickson)*
    2021 / United States / 103 minutes / BD / 10-25

  49. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (Andy Fickman)
    2005 / United States / 112 minutes / 10-26

Checklist
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors: (5/10)
--- Asia Argento -
-x- Peter Cushing - Night Creatures
--- Keith David -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Patty Duke -
--- James Hong -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- John Karlsen -
--- Cameron Mitchell -
--- Radha Mitchell -
--- Hideo Murota -
-x- Daria Nicolodi - Tenebrae
-x- Christopher Lee - I, Monster
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Vincent Price -
--- Santo -
-x- Michele Soavi - Phenomena
--- Marianne Stone -
--- David Warbeck -
--- Chase Williamson -
-x- Recently Deceased - In the Mouth of Madness (David Warner)

Select 5 directors: (2/5)
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
--- David Bruckner -
--- Jaume Collet-Serra -
-x- Reginald Le Borg - Diary of a Madman
--- Antonio Margheriti -
--- Fred Olen Ray -
-x- Peter Sasday - Taste the Blood of Dracula
--- Takashi Shimizu -
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
--- Brian Yuzna -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director -

Select 2 film composers: Completed (2/2)
-x- Tyler Bates - The Belko Experiment
--- Les Baxter -
-x- Mark Korven - The Black Phone
--- Paul Zaza -

Select 2 makeup effects artists: (1/2)
--- Franco Di Girolamo -
--- Robert Hall -
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
--- Jack Pierce -
-x- Brian Wade - The Exorcist III

Select 2 producers: (1/2)
-x- Roger Corman - Dementia 13
--- James Fler -
--- Aaron B. Koontz -
--- Travis Stevens -

Select 2 writers:
--- Everett de Roche -
--- Mary Shelley -
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
--- Ernesto Gastaldi -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types: (22/30)
--- 3-D Film -
--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List -
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They: The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films -
--- Based on a True Story -
-x- Based on a Novel - The Fan
--- Candy Cinema -
--- Cannibalism -
-x- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - Raven's Hollow
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-x- Comedy / Spoof - The Fearless Vampire Killers
--- Coming-of-Age -
-x- Criterion / Masters of Cinema - Blood for Dracula (Criterion)
--- Cryptid Cinema -
--- Death by: Throat-Slitting
-x- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation - The Mothman Prophecies
--- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films -
-x- Documentary - Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror
-x- Dream Horror - Dream Demon
-x- Drunk Horror - Blood Rage
-x- Euro Horror - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween -
--- Film From TCM October 2022 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
--- Fog -
-x- Folk Horror - Eyes of Fire
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
-x- Frankenstein - The Evil of Frankenstein
--- Ghost / Haunting -
-x- Giallo - The Girl Who Knew Too Much
--- Hagsploitation -
--- Hypnosis -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - The Shadow of the Cat (vengeful cat)
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
-x- Made-for-TV Movie - Scream, Pretty Peggy
-x- Mad Scientist - Superbeast
--- Mummy -
-x- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical
--- Name In Title -
-x- Nation of Origin: Australia - Next of Kin
--- Nonlinear Timeline -
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
--- Prison Horror -
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
--- Random Horror Film -
--- Rape / Revenge -
-x- Shot in Los Angeles - Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
--- Takes Place in a Basement -
--- Takes Place in a Junkyard -
--- Takes Place in a Forest -
--- Takes Place on a Beach -
--- Takes Place on a Boat -
--- Takes Place on a Military Base -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
--- Title Spoken By Character -
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
-x- Vampire - Blacula
-x- Voice-Over Narration - The Haunting
--- Voyeurism -
-x- Werewolf - Wolf
-x- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - The Vigil (religious)
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
-x- With Two or More Horror Legends - House of the Long Shadows
-x- Zombie - The Dead Don't Die

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff": Completed (1/1)
--- 1922 (100th) -
--- 1947 (75th) -
-x- 1972 (50th) - Baron Blood
--- 1997 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries: Completed (1/1)
--- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory -
--- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome -
--- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground -
--- 20th Anniversary of Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Asylum -
--- 25th Anniversary of DVD -
--- 25th Anniversary of Netflix -
-x- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs - Joe Bob Saves Christmas: Christmas Evil
--- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon -
--- 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee -

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes: (1/3)
--- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror -
--- Characters ignoring all the red flags -
--- Morticians eating on the job -
--- Toilet-based scares -
--- The harbinger of doom -
--- Heart ripped out while beating -
-x- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines - Doctor Blood's Coffin (mines)
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

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

Select 6 decades of film history: (2/6)
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
-x- 1940 - Pillow of Death
-x- 1950 - Cult of the Cobra
--- 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 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator: Completed (1/1)
-x- The House by the Cemetery

Watch a movie and its remake back to back on the same day: Completed (2/2)
-x- Ghostbusters (1984)
-x- Ghostbusters (2016)

Watch 1 Amityville or Bad Shark movie:
--- (insert title)

Watch films in at least three formats:
--- First format
--- Second format
--- Third format

Watch films in at least three languages: (2/3)
-x- Icelandic - RŲkkur
-x- Polish - Lokis, a Manuscript of Professor Wittembach
--- Third language

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

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that: Completed (3/3)
--- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen -
-x- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue - Daughters of Satan
--- Was made in the 2000s -
--- Features a flashlight -
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
--- Features a foot chase -
--- Has a scene in an abandoned building -
--- Was shot in Argentina -
-x- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies - The Keep
--- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant -
-x- Features an impalement - Vampires
--- Title includes the word blood -

Attend a live or virtual event:
--- (insert event). OPTIONAL

-x- Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - The Belko Experiment

Venture Into the Literary World: (1/3)
-x- Read a Horror Novel or Novella - The Route of Ice and Salt by Josť Luis ZŠrate
--- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL

Theme Nights
Spoiler:
-x- 10/01: The Sir Christopher Lee Centennial - House of the Long Shadows / I, Monster
-x- 10/02: Flashback Horror - The Evil of Frankenstein / The Vigil / Next of Kin
-x- 10/03: Psychological Horror - RŲkkur / Lokis, a Manuscript of Professor Wittembach
-x- 10/04: The Folk Horror Compendium - Eyes of Fire
-x- 10/05: Writers / Screenwriters - Tenebrae
-x- 10/06: The Synth of Fear: Electronic Music in Fright Cinema - The Keep
--- 10/07: The Found Footage Phenomenon -
-x- 10/08: Zombies - The Dead Don't Die
-x- 10/09: Werewolves / Were-Creatures on a Full Moon - Wolf
-x- 10/10: The OHMC Guide to Holiday Horrors - Blood Rage
-x- 10/11: Pizza Delivery Dilemmas / Reality Show Terrors / National Park Nightmares / High Rise Horrors - Ghostbuster (1984)
-x- 10/12: Regional Horror Films from Hell - Christmas Evil
--- 10/13: All the Colors of Giallo -
--- 10/14: Sleaziod Film -
--- 10/15: Wizard Video + Video Stores -
--- 10/16: The Frightfest Guide - Monster Movies / Ghost Movies / Exploitation Movies -
-x- 10/17: 1922 (Platinum) Vs. 1947 (Diamond) Vs. 1972 (Gold) Vs. 1997 (Silver) - Superbeast (1972)
-x- 10/18: Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - The Mothman Prophecies
--- 10/19: Telephone Terrors! -
-x- 10/20: Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - Vampires
--- 10/21: The 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs -
--- 10/22: Slashers / Serial Killers -
--- 10/23: Trek or Treat -
--- 10/24: The OHMC Passport to Terror - Global Edition -
--- 10/25: J&B in the Movies / Other Shameless Shilling -
--- 10/26: Body Horror -
--- 10/27: Cosmic Horror / Lovecraftian -
--- 10/28: Horror Anthologies -
--- 10/29: House of Psychotic Women -
--- 10/30: Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell -
--- 10/31: All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest / Samhain: An Evening of Celtic Horror -

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

2022 Horror Challenge List
Trevorís October 2022 DVDTalk Horror Challenge
Goals
Hit at least 101
Watch every subset film
Follow theme days mostly
Read over 100 comic books
Complete the official Challenge checklist and my personal checklist quickly
Watch many of the titles I just ordered

Friday September 30th bonus dusk time, theme Criterion/Art House Challenge Crossover
001 - Subset - The Haunting (1963), G, archive org, 9/10 - ghost, based on novel, they shoot zombies list, TCM schedule, voiceover
002 - The Haunting (1999), PG-13, DVD, 6/10 - remake same day
003 - King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963), Approved, BD, 7/10 - Kaiju, Criterion, boat, three formats complete

Saturday October 1st, theme Christopher Lee
004 - Subset - Count Dracula (1970), PG, Kanopy, 5/10 - actor1 Lee, vampire, Severin, says title
005 - The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Approved, DVD, 7/10 - actor2 Cushing, writer1, Edgar Wrightís list, Basil Gogos
n/a - Theatre Macabre (1971), s1e1, TV, YouTube, 6/10 - television, Lee anniversary
006 - The Bloody Judge (1970), PG, Prime, 5/10 - blood title
007 - The Resident (2011), R, Prime, 7/10 - flashlight, footchase, voyeurism
008 - Crypt of the Vampire (1964), NR, MOVi Roku channel, 6/10 - writer2, actor3 Karlsen, never seen impalment


Sunday October 2nd, theme flashback
009 - Subset - Last Night in Soho (2021), R, HBOMax, 8/10 - candy, basement
010 - Dark Glasses (2022), unrated, Shudder, 6/10 - actor4 Argento, language
011 - Dahmer (2002), R, Freevee, 7/10 - actor5 Davison, forest
012 - In the Tall Grass (2019), TV-MA, Netflix, 7/10 - composer #1 of 2
013 - The Invitation (2015), NR, Peacock, 8/10 - director1 female, firearms
ó- Fantastic job in building tension and keeping you guessing. Bit of a slow burn, but highly recommended.
014- Timesweep (1987), YouTube, 5/10 - fog
015 - Shocking Dark (1989), TV-MA, Tubi, 6/10 - makeup1 of2, military base
ó- Straight up steal of Aliens, though called Terminator 2. Fairly decent acting and production quality for one of these Italian filmmaking copies. Kinda so brazen and bad itís good sometimes, but perhaps Iím too forgiving.

Monday October 3rd, theme Psychological
016 - Subset - Beast (2017), R, Plex, 9/10 -
ó- Best viewing yet. Intense and open to varied interpretation.
017 - The Old Dark House (1932), Passed, Kanopy, 7/10 - actor6 Karloff, makeup 2 of 2 Pierce
018 - Camera Obscura (2017), NR, cable, 5/10 - producer1 of 2, cable, actor7 Williamson
019 - The Twin (2017), TV-14, Prime, 6/10 - director5 of 5 Fred Olen Ray
020 - The Nurse (1997), R, YouTube, 6/10 - similar plot, 1997

Tuesday October 4th, theme Folk Horror
021 - Subset - Tilbury (2017), NR, Kanopy, 7/10 - language, TV movie
022 - Ooga Booga (2013), NR, FullMoon, 5/10 - FullMoon Streaming - never seen Karen Black
023 - The Dunwich Horror (1970), R, PlutoTV, 6/10 - producer2 Corman, actor8 deceased Stockwell, recently deceased
024 - The Ritual (2017), TV-MA, Netflix, 6/10 - director2 Bruckner
025 - Suicide Forest Village (2021), NR, VuduFree, 6/10 - director3 Shimizu, language
026 - Sacrifice (2016), NR, Plex, 6/10 - hospital, actor9 Mitchell

Wednesday October 5th, theme Writing
027 - Subset - I, Madman (1989), R, Tubi - 7/10
028 - The Changing of Ben Moore (2015), R, Streampix, 4/10 - found footage
029 - The Shining (1980), R, BD, 9/10 - nursery rhyme, Indian burial ground, toilet
030 - The Shining (1997), part 1, TV-14, archive org, 7/10 - 1997
031 - The Shining (1997), part 2, TV-14, archive org, 7/10 - 1997
032 - The Shining (1997), part 3, TV-14, archive org, 7/10 - 1997

Thursday October 6th, theme Electronic Music
033 - Subset - Mandy (2018), NR, Shudder, 7/10
034 - The Dentist (1996), R, VuduFree, 7/10 - director4 Yuzna, similar plot
035 - City of the Living Dead (1980), NR, Shudder, 7/10 - actor10 Soavi

Friday October 7th, theme Found Footage
036 - Subset - The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014), R, Shudder, 7/10
037 - The Amityville Haunting (2011), NR, Peacock, 3/10 - Amityville
038 - Deadstream (2022), NR, Shudder, 7/10
039 - Found Footage 3D (2016), R, Shudder, 6/10 - 3D

Saturday October 8th, theme Zombies
040 - Subset - The Sadness (2021), TV-MA, Shudder, 8/10
041 - Eat Brains Love (2019), NR, Shudder, 6/10
óó Decent, but Warm Bodies did it better.
042 - The House by the Cemetery (1981), NR, Shudder, 8/10 - OHMC favorite
??? - forgotten Shudder zombie film
043 - Psychomania (1973), PG, Shudder, 6/10
044 - Hocus Pocus (1993), PG, Disney+, 7/10
045 - Hocus Pocus 2 (2022), PG, Disney+, 6/10

Sunday October 9th, theme Werewolves
046 - Subset - The Cursed (2021), R, BD, 7/10
n/a - Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of The Wolf Man (1999), unrated, BD, 6/10 - special feature
047 - The Wolf Man (1941), Passed, BD, 8/10 - with audio commentary
048 - The Beast Must Die (1974), PG, Shudder, 6/10
049 - Bad Moon (1996), R, Shudder, 6/10
050 - Werewolf by Night (2022), TV-14, Disney+, 8/10
051 - The Rats Are Coming, The Werewolves Are Here (), , Shudder, 5/10


Monday October 10th, theme Holidays
052 - Subset - The Day of the Beast (1995), R, Shudder
053 - my randomized holiday - Memorial Day - Memorial Valley Massacre (1988), YouTube
054 - The Tripper DVD
055 - Motherís Day (), R, Shudder,
056 - Trick or Treats, Tubi
057 - Bad Candy, Prime - mortician eating

Tuesday October 11th, theme Pizza Delivery/Reality Shows/National Parks/High Rises
058 - Subset - The ĎBurbs (1989), BD
059 - The Crying Dead , Freevee
060 - Grizzly II: Revenge, Prime
061 - Mayhem, Shudder

Wednesday October 12th, theme Regional
062 - Subset - Winterbeast - 8mm
Tucker & Dale vs Evil, Prime
Night of the Creeps, Vudu
The Lost Footage of Leah Sullivan, Plex
000 - Monster A-Go Go (), BD -
000 - Invasion From Inner Earth (), BD

Thursday October 13th, theme Giallo
000 - Subset - Censor, internet
000 - The Editor, Shudder
n/a - Monty Pythonís Flying Circus, e30, DVD

Friday October 14th, theme Sex
000 - Subset - Trouble Every Day
000 - Rabid, Prime
000 - MST3K: Devil Doll

Saturday October 15th, theme Video Stores/Wizard Video
000 - Subset - Video Violence 2 (1988), YouTube
000 - Subset - I Spit On Your Grave (Day of the Woman) (1978), Tubi, 1/10
000 - Absurd, Tubi



Sunday October 16th, theme Monsters/Ghosts/Exploitation
000 - Subset - Microwave Massacre, Tubi
000 - Subset - Flesh for Frankenstein, Shudder- director Margheriti
000 - Subset - The Whip and the Body, Shudder
000 - Crabs , new BD- producer

Monday October 17th, theme Chronological Faceoff 1922/1947/1972/1997
000 - Subset - Salomť, YouTube
000 - Subset - Scared to Death, Prime
000 - Subset - Tombs of the Blind Dead, Shudder
000 - Subset - Mimic, HBOMax,
000 - Mimic 2
000 - Mimic 3
000 - Death Line (1972), unrated, FullMoon Streaming, 7/10

Tuesday October 18th, theme Supernatural
000 - Subset - Night Train to Terror, Tubi/new BD - actor5, OHMC favorites
000 - again with commentary
My Best Friendís Exorcism (2022), R, Prime, 6/10 - Amazon exclusive


Wednesday October 19th, theme Telephones
000 - Subset - Close Calls, Tubi
It Knows Youíre Alone (2021), unrated, FullMoon, 4/10
15 Things You Didn't Know About Bigfoot (#1 Will Blow Your Mind) (2019), TV-MA, Showtime, 4/10 -

Thursday October 20th, theme Vampires
000 - Subset - Mark of the Vampire (19), DailyMotion
n/a - Shudder short
000 - Blood Vessel, Shudder


Friday October 21st, theme Joe Bob
000 - Subset - Hell High, new BD
000 - Hell High with Joe Bob commentary
000 - Hell High with director and cinematographer commentary
000 - The Last Drive-In With Joe Bob Briggs (20), s2e8, One Cut of the Dead, Shudder, 8/10



Saturday October 22nd, theme Slashers
000 - Subset - X (2022), , Showtime, 5/10 - composer #2 of 2
13 Fanboy (2021), NR, Showtime, 6/10
Blue Sunshine, Shudder

Sunday October 23rd, theme Star Trek Cast
000 - Subset - Lord of Illusions, DVD
000 - again with commentary
000 - Christmas Horror Story, BD
000 - Bone Eater, Plex

Monday October 24th, theme Global
000 - Subset - Hiruko the Goblin (1991) new BD - actor6
000 - with commentary
000 - my randomized country - Ecuador - The Swamp of the Ravens (1974), R, Tubi, 4/10

Tuesday October 25th, theme J&B Advertising
000 - Subset - Childís Play, BD
Q: The Winged Serpent, BD
The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Showtime

Wednesday October 26th, theme Body Horror
000 - Subset - Crimes of the Future, new BD
000 - Morbius, Netflix
000 - Old, HBOMax
n/a - Culpa, HBOMax
n/a - Please Hold, HBOMax
000 - The Grudge 2 (2007), unrated, DVD - steelbook
000 - The Brood, BD, /10 - Criterion

Thursday October 27th, theme Cosmic/Lovecraftian
000 - Subset - Deep Rising, Hoopla
000 - Spring (2014), NR, Shudder, 9/10 - best film of the month so far
000 - House of Wax, 3D BD

Friday October 28th, theme Anthologies
000 - Subset - Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990), Pluto - makeup
000 - again on DVD with commentary
000 - Ghost Stories, BD
000 - Nightmare Cinema, Shudder

Saturday October 29th, theme Psychotic Women
000 - Subset - Footprints on the Moon (1975) Shudder - actor repeat?, dream
000 - Trog (1970), MoviesAnywhere
n/a - , s1, Roku exclusive (former Quibi show)
000 - Black Swan, MoviesAnywhere
n/a - The Expecting, Roku/Quibi

Sunday October 30th, theme Demons/Witchcraft/Satanic/Hell
000 - Subset - A Dark Song (2016), Plex
n/a - Crimes of the Future, BD
n/a - Supernatural: The Anime Series, s1e1, BD
n/a - Star Trek, Wolf in the Fold, BD
000 - Constantine, HBOMax
000 - Demon Squad, MST3K e223

Monday October 31st, theme Halloween
000 - Halloween, digibook BD - with Carpenter/Curtis commentary
000 - Subset - WNUF Halloween Special (2013), new BD
000 - Subset - WNUF Halloween Special (2013), new BD, with new cast/crew commentary
000 - Subset - WNUF Halloween Special (2013), new BD, with older director commentary
000 - Subset - Halloween Ends (2022), Peacock
000 - Halloween III: Season of the Witch, new 4K
000 - Casper, theater
n/a - Itís the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, DVD

Tuesday November 1st, bonus dawn time, theme Comedy Challenge Crossover
000 - Subset - Werewolves Within (2021), BD
000 - Haunted Mansion, BD
000 - Muppetís Haunted Mansion, Disney+

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

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 - 75

2022 Goal - To be determined...

September 30
1. Castle Rock: Severance / Habeas Corpus (2018) ☼ [DVD] - Starting the first season of the show blindly, knowing nothing about the story. Pleasantly surprised to see the links to Stephen King's other works.

October 1
2. Assassination Nation (2018) ☼ [BD] - Won't find too many other films as bloody as this one.
3. Castle Rock: Local Color / The Box (2018) ☼ [DVD] - More mystery than horror, but still enjoyable.

October 2
4. The Meg (2018) [BD] - I never tire of this film. Not sure if it's because of or in spite of the over-the-top characters.

October 3
5. American Psycho (2000) [BD] - Hard to take your eyes off of this one, yet it makes you uncomfortable many times.

October 4
6. Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990) [BD] - Curious as to why this film was only made for television/cable.

October 5
7. Shimmer (2021) ☼ [BD] - Quirky little film, made even more enjoyable for picking it up blindly at a Dollar Tree recently.

October 6
8. The Boy (2016) ☼ [BD] - After recently noticing Lauren Cohan while watching The Walking Dead, I was glad to see her fill in capably in a lead role.
9. Spree (2020) ☼ [BD] - This movie was a wild ride. Pun may have been intended.

October 7
10. The Frighteners (1996) ☼ [BD] - A treat to see a younger and healthier Michael J. Fox on the screen.

October 8
11. Gwen (2018) ☼ [BD] - I had a hard time getting into this movie. The pace was slow and never seemed to pick up.
12. Castle Rock: Harvest / Filter (2018) ☼ [DVD] - The scenery moved away from the prison settings, but the atmosphere is still great.

October 9
13. Split (2016) [BD] - I feel like I'm still trying to figure this movie out. Maybe that's to be expected.

October 10
14. VFW (2019) ☼ [BD] - I'm not taking the time to double check, but I believe George Wendt just made his first appearance for me in the OHMC.
15. Us (2019) [BD] - Jordan Peele proved his initial directorial success was no fluke.

October 12
16. Monster Party (2018) ☼ [BD] - Bloodbath might be the first word I use to describe this movie.

October 13
17. Halloween Ends (2021) ☼ [Streaming] - I'd like to say with time, my opinion of this move may change for the better. I strongly doubt it though. Very disappointing.

October 17
18. If She Screams (2020) ☼ [BD] - I suffered through this one wondering several times along the way what prompted me to buy the BD at some point.

October 18
19. Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018) ☼ [BD] - Only vaguely familiar with this series. I wasn't expecting much from this one, but pleasantly surprised.

October 20
20. Winchester (2018) ☼ [BD] - I'd probably rate the movie as mediocre, elevated slightly by a great cast.

October 21
21. Castle Rock: The Queen / Past Perfect (2018) ☼ [DVD] - The horror element of the series ramped up in these two episodes.

October 24
22. Castle Rock: Henry Deaver / Romans (2018) ☼ [DVD] - While enjoyable overall, I've found that the horror genre seems best suited for films rather than television content.

October 25
23. Glass (2019) ☼ [BD] - I had an unusual experience with this film, being distracted seeing Bruce Willis on the screen while knowing of his health struggles.

October 31
24. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) ☼ [DVD] - Hard to make a better transition from horror to comedy than with this classic.

Summary (may not be updated until end of month) - 19/24 entries were first time views; BDs: 17; DVDs: 6; Streaming: 1; Theatrical: 0

☼ = First Time Viewing

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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
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
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 (2)
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
Assassination Nation
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
The Boy
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 (2)
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)
The Curse of Frankenstein
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
Doctor Sleep
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
The Frighteners
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
Glass
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)
Gwen
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 Ends
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
If She Screams
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 (2)
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)
John Dies at the End
Joshua
Joy Ride (3)
Judith: The Night She Stayed Home
Kalifornia
Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer
Kill List
Kill Theory
Killer Klowns From Outer Space
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
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
The Legend of Beaver Dam
The Legend of Hell House
Leprechaun
Let Me In
Let the Right One In
Life
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
Little Monsters
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 (2)
The Messengers
The Midnight Meat Train
Midnight Movie
Mine Games
Mirrors (2)
Misery (2)
The Mist (2)
Mom and Dad
Monkey Shines
Monster Party
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 (3)
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 (2)
The Psycho Legacy
Pulse
The Pumpkin Karver
Puppetmaster
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich
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)
The Ruins
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
Shimmer
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 (2)
Spooky House
Spree
Stage Fright
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
Survival of the Dead
Swamp Thing (2)
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Tales From the Darkside: The Movie
Tales of Halloween
Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo
Taste the Blood of Dracula
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 or Treat
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)
Unsane
Urban Legend (2)
Urban Legends: Final Cut
Us
V/H/S (2)
Vacancy
VFW
Village of the Damned
The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Walled In
Warm Bodies
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
Winchester
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
You Might Be the Killer
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)
Castle Rock: Season 1
Dark Shadows: The Revival
Dexter: Season 1 & 7
Duck Dynasty (Halloween episode)
Fortitude: Season 2
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
Twilight Zone: Seasons 1-4
The Walking Dead: Seasons 1-4


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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

I’m in

Blu-rays - 8
4K - 1
DVDs - 2
Theatrical - 1
First Time Watches - 2

Tough October for me. The passing of my dog early in the month hit me very hard and as a result, I wasn't in much of a mood to watch horror, or anything much at all.

List is final

9-30-2022:
1. Them (Ils) - blu-ray

10-14-2022:
2. Halloween (2018) - blu-ray

10-15-2022:
3. Halloween Kills - 4K
4. Halloween Ends* - theatrical

10-16-2022:
5. Friday the 13th part 6: Jason Lives - blu-ray
6. Orphan - blu-ray

10-17-2022:
7. Feast - blu-ray

10-30-2022:
8. Trick 'r Treat - blu-ray
9. Black Roses - DVD
10. Orphan: First Kill* - blu-ray

10-31-2022:
11. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - DVD
12. Trick or Treat - blu-ray

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

First Watch - §

2022/09/30
01. The Cat and the Canary,, 1939, Elliot Nugent, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,
Danger Mouse, "A Fear to Remember", 2016,, TV, Stream, GB, Color, §

2022/10/01
Danger Mouse, "From Duck to Dawn", 2018,, TV, Stream, GB, Color,
02. Day Shift,, 2022, J. J. Perry, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
03. Morbius,, 2022, Daniel Espinosa, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
04. Uncle Was a Vampire,, 1959, Steno, Movie, Stream, IT, Color, §
05. Blood: The Last Vampire,, 2000, Hiroyuki Kitakubo, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,
06. Curse of the Undead,, 1959, Edward Dein, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,
Who Killed Who?,, 1943, Tex Avery, Short, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/02
The Real Ghostbusters, "When Halloween was Forever", 1986,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
07. Last Night in Soho,, 2021, Edgar Wright, Movie, Stream, GB, Color, §
08. Spontaneous,, 2020, Brian Duffield, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
09. The Earth Dies Screaming,, 1964, Terence Fisher, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W,
Hair-Raising Hare,, 1946, Chuck Jones, Short, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/03
Mickey Mouse, "The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular!", 2017,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
10. The Vulture,, 1966, Lawrence Huntington, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,
11. The Monster,, 1925, Roland West, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, §

2022/10/04
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible, "Lesbian Vampire Lovers of Lust", 2001,, TV, Stream, GB, Color, §
12. Piranha 3D,, 2010, Alexandre Aja, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
13. The Horror of it All,, 1964, Terence Fisher, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W, §

2022/10/05
The Librarians, "...And the Cost of Education", 2015,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
14. The Butterfly Murders,, 1979, Tsui Hark, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,
15. The Haunted Lantern,, 1998, Tsushima Masaru, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,

2022/10/06
Psych, "Tuesday the 17th", 2009,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
16. Malnazidos,, 2020, Alberto de Toro\Javier Ruiz Caldera, Movie, Stream, ES, Color, §
17. Ritual of Evil,, 1970, Robert Day, Movie, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/07
18. Werewolf by Night,, 2022, Michael Giacchino, Movie, Stream, US, B&W/Color, §
19. Underwater,, 2020, William Eubank, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
Scaredy Cat,, 1948, Chuck Jones, Short, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/08
20. Juan of the Dead,, 2010, Alejandro Bruguťs, Movie, Stream, ES, Color, §
21. The Horde,, 2009, Yannick Dahan/Benjamin Rocher, Movie, Stream, FR, Color, §
22. Go Goa Gone,, 2013, Krishna D.K./Raj Nidimoru, Movie, Stream, IN, Color,
23. Kung Fu Zombie,, 1981, Hua Yi-Jung, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,
24. Zombies on Broadway,, 1945, Gordon Douglas, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, §
Bye, Bye Bluebeard,, 1949, Arthur Davis, Short, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/09
25. Dog Soldiers,, 2002, Neil Marshall, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,
26. Scream of the Wolf,, 1974, Dan Curtis, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
27. Werewolves Within,, 2021, Josh Ruben, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
The Muppet Show, "Vincent Price", 1977,, TV, Stream, GB, Color,

2022/10/10
28. The Ghost Ship,, 1943, Mark Robson, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, §
29. Idle Hands,, 1999, Rodman Flender, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
Claws for Alarm,, 1954, Chuck Jones, Short, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/11
Futurama, "The Honking", 2000,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
30. The 'Burbs,, 1989, Joe Dante, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
31. The Vampire Doll,, 1970, Yamamoto Michio, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,

2022/10/12
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, "The Hodag of Horror", 2012,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
32. Shin Godzilla,, 2016, Hideaki Anno, Movie, Stream, JP, Color, §
33. What a Carve Up!,, 1961, Pat Jackson, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "Take the Angels Bowling", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §

2022/10/13
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "Evil Twins are People Too", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
34. Parasite Eve,, 1997, Masayuki Ochiai, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,
35. The Call of Cthulhu,, 2005, Andrew Leman, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,

2022/10/14
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "The Trials of Barney", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "Eat the Parents", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
36. Botched,, 2007, Kit Ryan, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,
37. Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare,, 2010, Ethan Spaulding, Movie, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/15
38. The Blue Jean Monster,, 1991, Lai Gai-Ming, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,
39. Der Hund von Blackwood Castle,, 1968, Alfred Vohrer, Movie, Stream, DE, Color,
40. Justice League: The New Frontier,, 2008, Dave Bullock, Movie, Stream, US, Color, - Wildcard
Jumpin' Jupiter,, 1955, Chuck Jones, Short, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/16
41. Ghostwatch,, 1992, Lesley Manning, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,
42. The New Mutants,, 2020, Josh Boone, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
The Owl House, "Thanks to Them", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
43. Mystery Science Theater 3000, "The Killer Shrews", 1992,, TV, Stream, US, Color/B&W,
44. Sputnik,, 2020, Egor Abramenko, Movie, Stream, RU, Color, §
45. The Legend of Hell House,, 1973, John Hough, Movie, Stream, GB, Color,

2022/10/17
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "My Super Sweet 1600", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "All Dolled Up", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
46. Igor,, 2008, Tony Leondis, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
47. The Black Cat,, 1934, Edgar G. Ulmer, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, §

2022/10/18
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "The Other Side", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "Going Up", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
48. Encounter of the Spooky Kind 2,, 1990, Ricky Lau, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
49. Weird Woman,, 1944, Reginald Le Borg, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,

2022/10/19
Dead End - Paranormal Park-, "The Watcher's Test", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
50. Night of the Eagle,, 1962, Sidney Hayers, Movie, Stream, GB, B&W,
Helluva Boss, "Seeing Stars", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §

2022/10/20
Duckman, "Duckman and Cornfed in 'Haunted Society Plumbers'", 1997,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
51. Vampires in Havana,, 1985, Juan Padrůn, Movie, Stream, CU, Color,
52. The Vampire's Ghost,, 1945, Lesley Selander, Movie, Stream, US, B&W,

2022/10/21
Psych, "Heeeeere's Lassie!", 2012,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
53. A Cold Night's Death,, 1973, Jerrold Freedman, Movie, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/22
54. Sherlock, "The Hounds of Baskerville", 2012,, TV, Stream, GB, Color,
Runaway Brain,, 1995, Chris Bailey, Short, Stream, US, Color,
55. Happy Death Day,, 2017, Christopher Landon, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
56. Happy Death Day 2U,, 2019, Christopher Landon, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §

2022/10/23
57. Kid From Kwangtung,, 1982, Hsu Hsia, Movie, Stream, HK, Color, §
58. Rifftrax, "Hillbillys in a Haunted House", 1967,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
59. The Ghost Snatchers,, 1986, Lam Nai-Choi, Movie, Stream, HK, Color,
Gravity Falls, "The Inconveniencing", 2012,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Alley to Bali,, 1954, Don Patterson, Short, Stream, US, Color, §

2022/10/24
Gravity Falls, "Summerween", 2012,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
60. Hiruko the Goblin,, 1991, Shinya Tsukamoto, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,

2022/10/25
Gravity Falls, "Scary-oke", 2014,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
61. Van Helsing,, 2004, Stephen Sommers, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Mr. Midnight: Beware the Monsters, "Episode 1", 2022,, TV, Stream, SG, Color, §

2022/10/26
Gravity Falls, "Into the Bunker", 2014,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
62. Virus,, 1999, John Bruno, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
Mr. Midnight: Beware the Monsters, "Episode 2", 2022,, TV, Stream, SG, Color, §
Vox Machina, "The Feast of Realms", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/27
Mr. Midnight: Beware the Monsters, "Episode 3", 2022,, TV, Stream, SG, Color, §
63. The Resurrected,, 1993, Dan O'Bannon, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
Vox Machina, "Shadows at the Gates", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Vox Machina, "Fate's Journey", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/28
Supernatural, "Scoobynatural", 2018,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
64. Mystery Science Theater 3000, "The Mask", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color/B&W,
Vox Machina, "Spark of Rebellion", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Vox Machina, "Scanbo", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

2022/10/29
Vox Machina, "A Silver Tongue", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Vox Machina, "The Tide of Bone", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Vox Machina, "Depths of Deceit", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Vox Machina, "Whispers at the Ziggurat", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
Vox Machina, "The Darkness Within", 2022,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
65. The Curse of Bridge Hollow,, 2022, Jeff Wadlow, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
66. The Lake of Dracula,, 1971, Michio Yamamoto, Movie, Stream, JP, Color,
67. One Body Too Many,, 1944, Frank McDonald, Movie, Stream, US, B&W, §

2022/10/30
68. Nightbooks,, 2021, David Yarovesky, Movie, Stream, US, Color,
The Angry Beavers, "The Day the World Got Really Screwed Up", 1998,, TV, Stream, US, Color,
69. The Boneyard,, 1991, James Cummins, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §

2022/10/31
Muppets Haunted Mansion,, 2021,, TV, Stream, US, Color, §
70. Wendell & Wild,, 2022, Henry Selick, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
Ward 13,, 2007, Peter Cornwell, Short, Stream, AU, Color,
71. Out There Halloween Mega Tape,, 2022, Chris LaMartina, Movie, Stream, US, Color, §
Duck Tales, "The Trickening!", 2020,, TV, Stream, US, Color,

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

LIST COMPLETE - NOV 1, 2022

2022 GOALS:
1) Watch at least 100 movies
2) Watch all subset movies & complete checklist
3) Watch at least one movie each day that fits that day's theme

2022 FOCUS: They Shoot Zombies, Don't They list (working on those in the 401-1000 range that I haven't seen) PLUS new releases

RUNNING TALLY:
* 129/100 movies watched - 94 First Time Views
* SUBSET list - 33/33

* THEME NIGHTS - 33/33
* CHECKLIST - COMPLETED
1910's - 0; 1920'S - 1; 1930'S - 4; 1940'S - 4; 1950'S - 5; 1960'S -9; 1970'S - 9; 1980'S - 17; 1990'S - 12; 2000'S -14; 2010'S - 5; 2020'S - 32

September 30: Indie/Arthouse crossover
1. THE HAUNTING (1963) [Blu Ray] - *★★★★★- One of my to five horror films of all time. Wonderful to see it on blu ray. Shirley Jackson is brilliant.
Watched for: subset, ghost/haunting, voice-over narration, decade: 1960s
2. LE MAIN DU DIABLE (1943) ☼ [DVD] - ★★★✰✰ - This fast-paced vintage French thriller is a different twist on the disembodied hand trope. It didn't go where I expected. Solid.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list, language: French, decade: 1940s, TCM's schedule
3. SISSY (2022) ☼ [Shudder] - ★★✰✰ - Satirical take on social media influencers. The middle sagged a bit and there were parts that didn't quite work, but I enjoyed the third act quite a bit.
Watched for: comedy/spoof, nation of origin: Australia, female director: Hannah Barlow, new release
October 1: Christopher Lee Centennial
4. COUNT DRACULA (1970) ☼ [Amazon] - *★★✰✰✰ - Straight-up, by the book adaptation of Dracula with nothing new. Feels like it was phoned in by everyone involved.
Watched for: subset, actor: Christopher Lee, based on a novel
5. THE MAN WHO COULD CHEAT DEATH (1959) ☼ [DVD] ★★★✰✰ - Exuberant over-acting by Anton Diffring notwithstanding, this is a fun little vintage horror movie. Very mild on the horror.
Watched for: Theme
6. COUNTESS DRACULA (1971) ☼ [DVD] ★★★✰✰ - Fun little twist on Dracula with Ingrid Pitt as an aging countess who finds the blood of virgins keeps her young. I enjoyed the cougar aspect and the little love triangle.
Watched for: Director Peter Sasdy.
7. INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE (2022) - Episode 1 (75 minutes) - ★★★★★ - I was so excited to see a new version of Interview come out! It's one of my favorite novels of all time. The new Lestat beats Tom Cruise by a mile and I love the new Louis as well as the cynical reporter character. I'm sold!
October 2: Flashbacks
8. LAST NIGHT IN SOHO (2021) [Amazon] - ★★★★✰ - This was my second watch. Still mesmerizing.
Watched for: Subset pick, candy cinema
9. MEN (2022) ☼ [Amazon] - ★★★★★ - Loved this. There's a casting conceit which was fantastic and there's an utterly memorable body horror sequence at the end. Gorgeous English scenery and sound track. Creepy af and very fresh.
Watched for: Theme, new release
10. MOTHER! (2007) ★★✰✰✰ - This film was so focused on being an allegory that it made little sense literally and just comes off as weird. There were long boring bits mixed with utter chaos. The "guests" obnoxious behavior gets tedious and repetitive. Intellectually interesting but not a fun watch.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list, cannibalism
11. HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003) ☼ [Amazon] - ★✰✰✰✰ - The ugliness, brutality, and grossness of the wacko family exceeded my tolerance.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list, 1st time: Karen (Black),
11.5. INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE (2022), EPISODE 2 ☼ [AMC+] - 52 minutes. I'm in love with this new series from AMC+.
12.5 AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION (1982) ☼ [blu ray]
★★✰✰✰ - This hot mess is oddly compelling at times. It goes to some very dark places including incest and child murder. It was getting sort of interesting, but the very end is a total Exorcist ripoff. A curiosity.
Watched for: Amityville/bad shark movie, witchcraft/religion/satan, 1st watch: Indian burial ground
October 3: Psychological Horror
13.5. INTRUDER (1989) ☼ [Amazon] - ★★★✰✰- Pretty fun 80's slasher I'd never heard of before. The setting is night shift in a grocery store--lots of opportunities for gory kills in the meat department. Fun characters and a little whodunnit twist.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
14.5. THE NUMBER 23 (2007) [Amazon] - ★★✰✰✰- I saw this years ago and remembered nothing about it. I love this type of movie, but this one was let down by miscasting Jim Carrey in the lead and an ending that felt unlikely and too deliberately twisty.
Watched for: Theme, fog, split personality
15.5. BEAST (2017) [Amazon] - ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars)- This is more a family/small town drama than horror to me. A series of murders plagues an island. A downtrodden girl lies to protect her handsome lover, but is he guilty? Timeline was so disjointed and confusing, and Moll's abusive family was a bit hard to take.
Watched for: subset
16.5. THE MAD MAGICIAN (1954) ☼ [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ (2.5 stars)- A fun enough vintage Vincent Price I'd never seen. Classic b&w gothic pot-boiler.
Watched for: actor: Price
17.5. MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM (2022) ☼ [Amazon] - ★★★✰✰ (2.5 stars) - Hum. Very YA, so it felt light despite the possession. But I was good with something lighter towards the end of the day. I enjoyed it well enough. Not a keeper.
Watched for: new release, 1st time: foot chase, Ouija board
18. QUEER FOR FEAR, episode #1 (2022) ☼ [Shudder] - ★★★★✰ 47 minutes- I enjoyed thinking about some of my favorite films in a new way.
Watched for: documentary
October 4: Folk Horror
19. TILBURY (1987) ☼ [Shudder] - ★✰✰ ✰ ✰ - The Icelandic legend this is based on is interesting, I suppose, but the movie is so bad. Seems much older than 1987 to me.
Watching for: Subset, language: Icelandic
20. A FIELD IN ENGLAND (2013) ☼ [Amazon] - ★★✰ ✰ ✰ - There are some beautifully poetic images in this film, and the characters and actors were terrific. But this is a film, like Mother!, which is too clever by half and more concerned with it's allegory and symbolism than in having a story that makes sense.
Watched for: Theme, folk horror
21. DEMON (2015) ☼ [Amazon] - ★★★✰✰ I really liked this up to the ending. I was hoping there'd be some kind of resolution to the possession--they learn the grandfather killed German Jews or whatever. But it isn't resolved. Or maybe the ending is simply unsatisfactory. It's still worth watching. The lead performance by Itay Tiran is amazing.
Watched for: Theme, language: Polish, drunk horror
22. GHOST SHIP (1943) ☼ [Amazon] - ★★★✰✰ - Fairly straight-forward vintage thriller about a crazy sea captain and what happens when no one will believe the new third mate about it. Easy to watch palette cleanser today.
Watched for: takes place on a boat
October 5: Writer
23. I, MADMAN (1989) ☼ [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ (3.5 stars) I really liked this one. The bibliophile angle was right up my alley, and the serial killer aspect gave it a nice little mystery feel. "No one will believe me" movies can get frustrating, but I didn't feel that way with this one. Good cast. The ending was a little deux ex machina, but then, they are fictional characters.
Watching for: Subset
24. THESIS (1996) ☼ [blu ray] - ★★★★✰ Solid Spanish thriller-horror about a woman who discovers a snuff film made at her university and tries to track down the killer/filmmaker. There are some decent red herrings and redirects and the leads are quite good.
Watching for: They Shoot Zombies list, theme, language: Spanish
25. MR. HARRIGAN'S PHONE (2022) ☼ [Netflix] - ★★★★✰ really enjoyed this. It's not hard-core horror but more of a small town, coming-of-age vignette with one spooky supernatural aspect. Terrific performances all around, especially Donald Sutherland. It has a lot of heart and an old-fashioned sort of innocence.
Watching for: new release, coming-of-age, name in title
26. THE DARK HALF (1993) [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ Decent, glossy 90's horror movie. Not too gory with lots of character stuff and some "poor guy getting railroaded" tension. Early on, when Thad was a boy, there's a scene where he has horrible headaches and they remove a "tumor" which has an eye. It's an absorbed twin. That's a cool conceit, but they never quite sell how this twin becomes a separate person despite some mumbo-jumbo. A fun watch but not King's best. I saw this years ago but remembered nada.
Watching for: They Shoot Zombies list, theme
October 6: the Synth of Fear
27. MANDY (2018) [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ This second go round, I still appreciate the visuals but was even more impatient for the story to move. No doubt, there are some great sequences but it annoys me when "auteurs" make things deliberately obtuse and hard to follow.
Watching for: Subset
28. CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS (1972) ☼ [blu ray] - ★★✰✰✰ - At first, I thought this would a low-budget dud, but it drew me in with a decent troupe of characters, an obnoxious director that you really wanted to see get a comeuppance, and some gross corpse-play. Not bad for a B zombie movie.
Watching for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
29. ANGST (1983) ☼ [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ - This film pulls no punches. Entirely from a deranged killer's POV, including lots of his mental (and I do mean *mental*) internal dialogue, it's very violent at times, but overall it is more disturbed and tense than gory. It is more of a study of a psychotic mind than a home invasion movie. I can't say I *enjoyed* it, but I found it original. Thank God nothing happened to the dog!
Watching for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list, based on a true story
30. HOCUS POCUS 2 (2022) ☼ [Disney+] - ★★★★✰ - [WILDCARD #1] This started out a little rough, but once the true sisters show up, it picks up. I loved the musical numbers including the one during the ending credits. Bette Midler still has it! I could watch the three of them all day. The story was serviceable and the production values terrific, as you'd expect. Taking as a wildcard since it's more fantasy than horror.
Watching for: New release, female director
October 7: Found Footage
31. DIARY OF A MADMAN (1963) ☼ [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ Classic Vincent Price. He plays a judge who condemns a man to death for murder, but the man claims some mysterious force made him do it. The force (a "horla") starts compelling the judge to do bad things. Pretty cheesy but fun.
Watched for: Actor: Vincent Price; Director Reginald Le Borg
32. THE TAKING OF DEBORAH LOGAN (2014) [blu ray] - ★★★★✰ I dug it. I liked the slow corruption of the very proper old lady. What a fearless performance from Jill Larson. Wow. The slow reveal of the backstory involving the Satanic pediatrician, and the snakes, was nicely done and lent the film a mystery flavor. It's refreshing that the possession was not your typical demon. This works great as found footage.
Watched for: Subset, theme, takes place in a basement
33. THE WITCH (2015) [blu ray] - ★★★★★ This s one of my favorite horror movies. I love the creepy historical period setting and the use of witch lore. The way the family is slowly torn apart and tormented and suspects each other. Black Phillip. The beautiful and horrible final scene. This is stellar horror. Rewatch.
Watched for: composer: Mark Korven
34. DEADSTREAM (2022) ☼ [Shudder] - ★★★★✰ A crazy vlogger spends the night in a haunted house. This was SO fun and creative, I feel like I want to go back and read every single text message that appears on the screen. The lead actor is a total hoot and, damn, does he leave it all on the stage. Bravo, Great use of found footage.
Watched for: Theme, new release, scene in an abandoned building
35. SIGNIFICANT OTHER (2022) ☼ [Paramount+] - ★★★✰✰ I watched this to see the forest scenery of the Pacific NW. And wow, is the scenery gorgeous. They did a great job showcasing the region. The story begins with something crashing to Earth, so it's not much of a spoiler to say this involves ETs. There are some nice twists and fresh thematic elements. Worth a watch.
Watched for: new release, takes place in a forest, extraterrestrial
October 8: Zombies
36. THE SADNESS (2021) [Shudder] ★★★★✰ - Zombies have been done to death (no pun intended), so for a new film to leave an impression it has to be really gonzo. And this one is. These zombies are more interested in sex than brains. Super gory, but it's easier for me to take gore in a zombie flick, which is complete fantasy, vs something like home invasion or a serial killer film. Enjoyed it on this second watch.
Watched for: Subset
37. LAND OF THE DEAD (2005) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - (3.5 stars) Loved Dennis Hopper and Simon Baker in this. Sort of original story with the rich ensconced in a guarded town and new, smarter zombies invade.
Watched for: Theme, Asia Argento, They Shoot Zombies list
38. RESIDENT EVIL (2002) ☼ [Hulu] ★★★✰✰ - You can definitely tells this is adapted from a video game. The premise of the mega corporation inventing a bioweapon isn't new. But Milla Jovovich makes this. It's a little action-heavy for me but mostly entertaining.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
39. JERUZALEM (2015) [Amazon] ★★★✰✰ - I watched this years ago and wanted to rewatch it for the Jerusalem scenery and Jewish mysticism elements. I swear I recall there being more Jewish mysticism involved, but this is actually pretty light on that aspect. The "Glass" glasses are, yes, annoying, as is the main character. Her reactions to most things feels off and over-the-top. It also takes a fair amount of time for anything to happen. However, this film is one of the best I've seen for representing the modern city of Jerusalem. It's worth watching for that reason alone, but the winged beings are pretty cool and the last act is decent horror.
Watched for: Theme
40. BEAST (2022) ☼ [Peacock] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - I was really looking forward to this since both my SO and I really like creature features. It was a bit of a let-down. The lion is clearly CGI--good CGI, but still. The characters constantly do stupid things that make their situation worse. We can't have them actually drive away, so they immediately crash the car. It just feels like a series of excuses the writer's use to keep them in danger. The whole "father needs to reconnect with estranged daughters" trope has also been done to death. The South African scenery was nice. 2.5/5 stars.
October 9: Werewolves
41. THE CURSED (2021) [hulu] ★★★★✰ - This movie is definitely in my wheelhouse. A historical werewolf movie? Yes, please. I saw this right after it was released. I liked it then and I liked it just as much this viewing. The set of teeth is an interesting twist. This is on my list of favorite werewolf movies.
Watched for: Subset
42. LINK (1986) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - Three stars for a unique concept and non-gory horror. Elizabeth Shue plays a grad student who is hired to help a professor (Terence Stamp) who works with apes. The setting of his old manor house on the cliffs overlooking the sea in some remote area of the UK is gorgeous. The prof has 3 apes currently - a chimp named Imp, a female older chimp and a 45-year old orangutang named Link that he got from the circus. As you might imagine, things go bad when Link gets ideas of his own and terrorizes the household. The third act of the film is a hide-and-seek chase. The action/horror parts aren't all that compelling, but the work with the chimps is interesting and unique for a horror film.
Watched for: Two movies with similar plots (with Money Shines)
43. I WAS A TEENAGED WEREWOLF (1957) ☼ [YouTube] ★★✰✰✰ - The doctor was trying to achieve what now? Wow, the "science" behind the transformation came out of left field and made no sense. The story was otherwise very predictable. The vintage 50's vibe was cool.
Watched for: Theme
43.5. WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (2022) ☼ [Disney] ★★★★✰ - This was great! Loved the monster hunter theme and Ted. Really fun.
Watched for: Theme, new release
44. QUEER FOR FEAR - EPISODE 2 (2022) ☼ [AMC+] ★★✰✰ - A solid episode featuring James Whale, Hitchcock, and Tony Perkins.
Watched for: New release, documentary
October 10: Holiday Horrors
45. THE DAY OF THE BEAST (1995) [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - This is fun but I have the feeling it is a lot funnier to those more immersed in the Catholic/Spanish culture. To me some of it seemed juvenile.
Watched for: Subset
46. MY BLOODY VALENTINE (2008) [blu ray]★★★✰✰ (2.5 stars) - A solidly "okay" slasher and whodunnit thriller. Not nearly as good as the first one.
Watched for: Theme -Valentine's Day
47. SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT (1984) [blu ray] ★★✰✰✰ - This is so bad on so many levels. Cheap production, bad actors, and defaming Santa Claus. Is there no shame?
Watched for: Theme - Christmas, They Shoot Zombies list
October 11: Mash-up
48. POLTERGEIST III (1988) [Amazon] - ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) -I picked this for the high rise angle. It was not bad but a little predictable and, yes, the use of the name "Carol Anne" starts to get grating. Carol Anne has been sent to live with an aunt and uncle in a high rise only "the Preacher" ghost finds her. They could have done more havoc with the high rise, IMHO. Also: Tangina is the weirdest name ever.
Watched for: Theme - high rises
49. THE BURBS (1989)[blu ray] -★★★✰✰ (3.5 stars) - It's nice to have a lighter comedy at this stage of the challenge. I admit, the middle lost me a bit. I started browsing on my phone --never a good sign. But once they snuck into the basement it picked back up for me. The ending, where Hanks has the hissy outside the house with the cops there and then throws himself into the ambulance is pure comic gold. And I loved Carrie Fisher in this even though she had a smaller role. Just a great cast all around.
Watched for: Subset
50. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1960) [Amazon] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - After seeing the 1986 musical version, the 1960's version feels quite plain and resembles a stage play. Poor Seymour raises a strange plant that feeds on blood. The humor is very Jewish. Okay, but a pale comparison to the Rick Moranis version.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list, Producer - Roger Corman
October 12: Regional Horror
51. WINTERBEAST (1992) [Amazon] - ★✰✰✰✰ - Uber low-budget/amateur film. Story wasn't bad, but the acting and production values were awful.
Watched for: subset
52. THE SORCERERS (1967) [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ (3.5 stars) - This was a really nice surprise. Karloff plays a very old doctor who hypnotizes a young man so he and his wife can experience what he does when he's out in the world and even control his thoughts. Karloff's wife turns out to be incredibly wicked and wants the boy to do horrible things while Karloff tries to stop her. It's quite intriguing and tense in spots, a mix of weird crime thriller and 60's hippy culture. I really enjoyed it.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list, actor - Karloff
53. MAN BITES DOG (1992) [blu ray] - ★★★✰✰ - This is a clever and biting exploration of violence and the media and how we've come to accept random violence. But it was pretty... Euro... in tone and humor. Very well done. I think I admired it more than I enjoyed watching it, if that makes any sense.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list, Theme
October 13: Giallo
54. CENSOR (2021) [Hulu] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - I enjoyed the throwback to the video nasties era. But I would have liked some more concrete answers on the missing sister mystery. The ending felt like it was designed for lurid effect and didn't really make sense to me with the character. I didn't quite buy it.
Watched for: subset
55. LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN (1971) [blu ray] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - Lurid whodunnit potboiler in which a swinging party girl is murdered and the rich young wife next door dreamed about it and is a suspect. Not bad. Not that memorable.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
56. THE BLACK CAT (1981) [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - I enjoyed this more than other Fulci films. It's less focused on cheap gore. It's an intereting take on Poe's The Black Cat, though that doesn't really come in until the end. Effectively creepy if ultimatley nonsensical.
Watched for: Theme, Actor: David Warbeck; make up Guiliarmo
57. THE MIDNIGHT CLUB - Episode #1&2 (2022) [Netflix] - Midnight Mass was my favorite horror series last year, so I was really looking forward to this. But so far, it is just okay, a bit of a let down. It's been more about the teens and their illnesses than anything supernatural. And I'm already super sick of prickly Anya who has been over leveraged as the only source of drama in the show. Hopefully it will get better.
Watched for: new release
October 14: Sleezoid
58. TROUBLE EVERY DAY (2001) [streaming] ★★★✰✰ - Kind of slow, but I like the concept. Second watch. I'd forgotten most of it, so there's that.
Watched for: subset
59. CLIMAX (2018) [amazon] ★✰✰✰✰ - OMG, I hated this so much. Way too much filler content for the first hour, then the "climax" was watching people off their heads screaming, vomiting, wandering around in a daze. If I thought that was entertaining, I'd spend my weekends at the county jail. Really do NOT get the high ratings for this at all.
Watched for: Theme
60. THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW (2022) [Netflix] ★★★★✰ - It may just be getting to that point in the challenge where I am in need of something light, but I thought this was really fun and well-written. Like HUBIE'S HALLOWEEN last year, this is a great palette cleanser.
Watched for: new release
61. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN - EPISODES 1 & 2 (2022) [Showtime] ★★★★✰ - I loved both movies and I really dig this new series. The main boy is pretty weak, but the vampire girl is good and there's a new plotline involving a second vampire in the area that is very promising.
Watched for: new release
October 15: 80's VIdeo Companies Spotlight
62. I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (1978) [blu ray] ★★★★✰ - Second watch, and I still really like this rape/revenge flick. It's gritty and realistic and the bad guys all get taken out in the end.
Watched for: subset
63. I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (2010) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★★✰ - First watch of hte 2010 version. I quite like this as well. It fixes a number of plotholes from the first film and includes a bit less rape and lots more creative deaths of the rapists.
Watched for: Watch a film and its remake on the same night
63.5. QUEER FOR FEAR - EP #3 (2022) ☼ [Shudder] ★★★✰✰ - This episode is about shifters and body snatchers and how that mirrors the experience of being queer. Good episode. 55 minutes
Watched for: new release
64.5. INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE - EP #3&4 (2022) ☼ [AMC+] ★★★★★ - This series is so freaking good!!! I'm completely in love with it.
Watched for: new release
October 16: The Frightfest Guide
65.5. THE WHIP AND THE BODY (1963) [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - Euro gothic potboiler. This wouldn't be remarkable except for the unusual S&M angle and the super dark Christopher Lee performance. An interesting watch.
Watched for: subset
66.5. SALOUM (2022) ☼ [Shudder] ★★★✰✰ - (3.5 stars) The setting (in Senegal) and African folklore of this film is a welcome change from the typical Western horror film. Well acted with stunning scenery and decent special effects. The story had a revenge angle.
Watched for: new release
67.5. GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1941) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - One of the better Universal Frankenstein movies I've seen (besides the original and Bride). Ygor (Lugosi) takes the monster to Frankenstein's son's lab and they devise a plan to replace his brain. Lots of iconic images.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
68.5 DOCTOR X (1932) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - A mix of fast-talking 30's comedy and "mysterious killer" horror. Fun and campy.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
October 17: Chronological (1922, 1947, 1972, 1997)
69.5. SALOME (1922) ☼ [YouTube] ★★★✰✰ - I thought this was refreshing after so much horror, though it is odd that it's categorized as such. It was interesting how the story differed from the biblical version. I never read Wilde's version, but I'm guessing he made those changes. The dance was a little underwhelming. I think there's a 40's or 50's Salome that has a great dance sequence.
Watched for: subset
70.5. SCARED TO DEATH (1947) ☼ [Amazon] ★★✰✰✰ - It really is a forgettable movie and Lugosi is hammy and wasted at the same time. The backstory is heavy yet it's all treated in a light manner. This is not a great film by any means. But on the other hand, it was a nice, cheesy break at this stage in the challenge, and I enjoyed watching it.
Watched for: subset
71.5. BEN (1972) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - This feels a little like a 70's TV movie. I didn't realize it was a sequel to Willard until I stated watching it. The main character is a little boy and there are thousands of rats hiding out after killing Willard. Decent for a creature feature and the vintage vibe was fun.
Watched for: Theme, TCM Underground anniversary
72.5. ANACONDA (1997) [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - The CGI snake is awful, and Jon Voight's accent is laughable. Yet I found this a fun creature feature romp. The little (real) snakes in the film are genuinely creepy.
Watched for: Theme
73. THE MIDNIGHT CUB - EP #3 (2022) [Netflix] - tbd
Watched for: new release
October 18: Supernatural
74. CALVAIRE (2004) ☼ [DVD] ★✰✰✰✰ - I watched this in my quest to view the first 500 films on the They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? list. I avoided it for a long time because it didn't sound like my thing. I was right. This is an ugly, bleak film with no redeeming qualities. It's like Deliverance set in rural France only it's missing any kind of story arc, or the good actors, and adds in a squalid smear of animal abuse, and a non-ending that denies the viewer even the remotest whiff of satisfaction. How a film like this gets on the best of anything list is a mystery unless it's for being so uniquely dark.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
75. NIGHT TRAIN TO TERROR (1985) ☼ [blu ray] ★★✰✰✰ -This truly feels like bits of 3 or 4 movies put together. I liked the philosophical God/Satan stuff, but the dance party was just strange (though funny) and the stories were just ok. The creepy Nazi-demon was genuinely scary. Overall, certainly not a gem but a fun enough distraction tonight.
Watched for: subset
76 & 77. THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL (2012) ☼ [Amazon] ★★★★✰ (3.5 stars) - Three 1-hour episodes. Counts as two. I really liked this BBC TV ghost story. The story involves a contemporary family whose son went missing. They move into Crickley Hall, which was an orphanage during WWII. The ghosts of the children still haunt the hall and, as the episodes progress, you learn what awful things went on there. A nice late-life role for David Warner, who plays the older neighbor. Worth a watch if you're an Anglophile or a fan of ghost stories.
Watched for: Theme, Deceased actor: David Warner
October 19: Telephone Terrors
78. CLOSE CALL (2017) ☼ [roku] ✰✰✰✰✰ - Really, really, really not my cup of tea. My worst subset watch this year. Zero stars.
Watched for: subset
79. THE SIGNAL (2007) ☼ [blu ray] ★★✰✰✰- There are some interesting elements of this including unreliable narrators. Because the weird TV/radio signal makes people crazy and violent, they imagine things that aren't real. So you can never quite tell if what you are seeing on film is literal or a hallucination. Other than that aspect, this feels like a movie a bunch of friends got together to make. The actors are all unknown and not the best. There's lots of random violence and things that are supposed to be funny but are juvenile. The plot mainly revolves around a woman and her lover who are trying to get away from her violent husband. But when "the signal" hits, their escape gets complicated. There's a long middle section which takes place at a neighbor's house that drags and feels like filler.
Watched for: Theme, Director: Bruckner, They Shoot Zombies list
80. HALLOWEEN: H2O (1998) [blu ray] ★★★★✰ (3.5 stars) - I quite enjoyed this installment of Halloween. I think I saw it years ago, but I didn't remember much. Laurie Strode has changed her name and is head mistress of a boarding school where she live with her son, Josh Harnett (in his first film, I think). Laurie is still traumatized and imagines Michael coming back for her. Only this year, he really does. Some good tension and kills plus a wonderful ending. Not the best in the series, but very good.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
81. DRACULA - THE SPANISH VERSION (1931) ☼ [blu ray] - Really enjoyable. The sets and awsome b&w cinematography are as good as the US 1931 Dracula but we get to see it with a fresh cast, which was fun. I didn't think the actor playing Dracula could hold a candle to Lugosi, but the Renfield was wonderful. Quite good.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
October 20: Vampires
82. MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (1935) ☼ [Amazon] ★★★✰✰- This had some marvelous, iconic b&w horror imagery with the gypsies, villagers, Lugosi as Dracula, his creepy female vampire, old castles, etc. I really liked the first 3/4 of it. But the ending was lame and destroyed the build-up, IMHO. I can see where the creators thought it a clever twist at the time, but I found it a let down.
Watched for: subset
83. STAKE LAND (2010) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★★✰ - This is so beautifully done. It's a post-apocalyptic journey story, which didn't excite me at first, but the characters are so real and so heartbreaking and there's sadness, and loss, and hope, and found family, and lots of badassery too. The vampire effects are amazing.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
84. THE KISS OF THE VAMPIRE (1963) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - Hum. A mid-level Hammer. There were no recognizable stars in this tale of honeymooners who fall into a trap. The vampires in the film are a cult and there's a bit of attempted gaslighting that falls flat, I thought. The leads were appealing if awfully naÔve. The story wasn't super exciting but it kept me engaged.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
85. SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE (2000) [DVD] - ★★★★✰ - I saw this years ago and didn't love it. But I thought it was terrific on this viewing. John Malkovich was believable as a director so dedicated to his art he was willing to sacrifice his stars and William DaFoe gave the performance of his career as a real life vampire cast in Nosferatu. It's definitely a comedy, but there were genuinely creepy bits as well. Loved the old Czech village setting.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
October 21: Joe Bob
86. HELL HIGH (1989) ☼ [digital download] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - They really took some unexpected turns with this script. It was a decent 80's film I'd never seen before, and I enjoyed it.
Watched for: subset
87. ELVIRA'S HAUNTED HILLS (JOE BOB HALLOWEEN HOOTENANNY) (2001) ☼ [Shudder] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - If you like Halloween camp, this is a fun watch. Elvira rules. I enjoyed the Joe Bob segments more than the film.
Watched for: Theme
88. Slash/Back (2022) ☼ [Amazon] ★★★★✰ - I loved this. The Artic scenery was spectacular and I liked the "girl gang" vibe of this. It's similar to Stand By Me only it's young teen girls, not boys, and, well, they're Inuit. The horror aspects are mild, but the creature effects are very well done and creepy. It has hints of Invasion of the Body Snatches as well as The Thing, which they mention in the film. This is one to share with older kids and non-horror fans. A keeper.
Watched for: New release
October 22: Slashers/Serial Killers
89. X (2022) [VOD] ★★★★✰ - A solid 4/5 stars for being unique and ballsy. Good acting, good production all the way around. I haven't seen Pearl, but I'm looking forward to it.
Watched for: subset, Composer: Tyler Bates
90. FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES (1986) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - I've only seen the first Friday the 13th, so I'm not the target audience for this film. It doesn't require seeing the entire series, IMO. The plot is pretty straight-forward with the dead Jason Voorhees coming back to life thanks to a bolt of lightening and going on a killing spree involving camp counselors once again and basically anyone who enters the woods. There's a lot of comedy here, and the kills are mostly offscreen. A fun 80s slasher for those who want more goofs than brutality.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
91. POPCORN (1991) ☼ [blu ray] -★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) Early 90's slasher that is typical of the genre. There's an elaborate plot that mixes in some Phantom of the Opera flavor, a cast of characters that get stalked one-by-one in a movie theater, and a backstory that gets slowly revealed over time. The villain of the story is revealed about 3/4 of the way through and is way over the top and cheesy. An okay watch but not my favorite of the genre.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list, Composer: Paul Zaza
92. BODIES BODIES BODIES (2022) ☼ [Amazon] ★★★✰✰- (3.5 stars) An ensemble thriller in which bad things happen at a weekend away with a group of friends. As people start dying the question is: Who is the killer. Decent twist ending. I had fun with it.
Watched for: new release
92.5. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN - EPISODE #3 (2022) ☼ [Showtime] ★★★★✰ - Really liking this new series.
Watched for: new release
93..5 THE MIDNIGHT CLUB - EPISODE #4 & #5 (2022) ☼ [Netflix] ★★★✰✰- - This series has gotten a little better but still is a weak work for Flannagan.
Watched for: new release
October 23: Trek or Treat
94.5. LORD OF ILLUSIONS (1995) [DVD] ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) - This has interesting elements--mostly the cult stuff. But it's a hodgepodge mixture (noir detective, cult horror) that doesn't totally gel IMHO. Maybe it's the high 90's cheese factor, which a lot of Barker's films fall prey to. The ending is so OTT. A harmless watch that is ultimately pretty forgettable.
Watched for: subset
96. INLAND EMPIRE (2006) ☼ [blu ray] ★✰✰✰✰ - OMG. This is my second to the last entry to watch to finish #1-500 of the They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? list. I've put it off because it's 3 freaking hours and I'm very hot and cold about Lynch. Welp, this was one I hated. I was engaged for the first hour or so in which there was mostly a logical flow, but the narrative gets so disjointed and confusing after that it totally lost me. Like wtf is going on: And then I lost interest. And I still had an hour to suffer through. Ugh. I hate it when "artistes" think they can dispense with a coherent story. No. - This is 3 hours and I suffered for it. Taking it as 1.5.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombie list
97. BURKE & HARE (2010) ☼ [Amazon] ★★★✰✰ - Quite a light-hearted approach to Burke and Hare, the Edinburgh body snatchers. A fun distraction. It was nice to see Tim Curry and Christopher Lee in this, though they both had small roles.
Watched for: Theme - Simon Pegg
98 THE DAMNED (1962) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★★✰ - I loved this! I'd never heard of it before but saw it rec'd on a forum. The black & white cinematography is gorgeous. It stars a young Oliver Reed. The story is a bit of a mash-up. It starts out with a young hoodlum gang and then rolls into something totally different when they discover a secret scientific base and strange children. I don't want to give away spoilers but this is definitely a Cold War era movie. Fun stuff.
Watched for: recommended on a forum
October 24: Passport to Terror
99. HIROKU THE GOBLIN (1981) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - Fun 80's horror feature, a bit cheesy, but also genuinely creepy in spots. Terrific special effects work and a lot of it. Worth a watch.
Watched for: subset, Theme - Japan
100. DUMPLINGS (2004) ☼ [VOD] ★★★★✰ - I really liked this super creepy body horror/cannibalism movie. A woman sells dumplings that are made with aborted fetuses which are supposed to make you younger. Her client wants to look younger to save her marriage. The "dumpling ingredients" look realistic and there's a gnarly operation scene too. Strange and original.
Watched for: Theme - China
101. THE LONG HAIR OF DEATH (1964) ☼ [blu ray] ★★★✰✰ - The black and white, uber-gothic atmosphere was nice, and I love Barbara Steele. The story was a bit long-winded involving the revenge of a witch and her family against the wealthy Lord's family. Great final scene.
Watched for: Theme - Italy, Director: Margheritti
102. THE MASK OF FU MANCHU (1932) ☼ [Amazon ★★★✰✰ (3.5 stars) - Despite the ways in which this movie has not aged well, I found it fascinating to see some of the hard-core, pre-code elements. There's a sadist daughter, a quest to "wipe out the white race", alligators, and torture. I thought it was fun.
Watched for:
October 25: J&B Liquor Spots
103. CHILD'S PLAY (1988) [blu ray] ★★★★✰ - The first time I watched this was in 2017. I'd heard of it when it first came out, but thought it sounded silly. It was much better than I expected. I wrote: "Great production values and acting and an actual STORY. Lots of retro fun. Want to see the sequels." I did. in fact, watch nearly all the sequels and enjoy them. I especially love Meg Tilly in this series.
I think at this point in the challenge, it was just nice to have something humorous and predictable to watch.
Watched for: subset
104. THEM (ILS) (2006) ☼ [Amazon] ★★★✰✰ - Better than expected. There was more build-up and "who are the intruders" than gore until the very end. Very atmospheric.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
105. THIS NIGHT I'LL POSSESS YOUR CORPSE (1967) ☼ [DVD] ★★★✰✰ - Props for the passion that went into this indie and for the uber gothic b&w imagery. The story wasn't entirely my thing given how misogynistic it was. But man! The scene with the snakes! I don't envy those actresses. A super unique and interesting watch.
Watched for: They Shoot Zombies list
106. MAGIC (1978) [blu ray] - ★★★★✰ - Fantastic cast, mega acting chops, good story. Dummies are always creepy, let's face it.
Watched for: Theme
107. BARBARIAN (2022) - ★★★★✰ - (4.5 stars) [HBO Max] I loved this! Did not go at all where I expected. This was a hoot.
Watched for: new release
October 26: Body Horror
108. CRIMES OF THE FUTURE (2022) - ★★★✰✰ - (3.5 stars) [Amazon] - For over half this movie, it felt like a cool artistic/visual idea (the weird body parts) in search of a story. The two "performance artist" characters were difficult to relate to. And wtf was with that Kristen Stewart role? Like, why did she even do it? It was such a small part and she didn't fit it well. But the little boy subplot drew me in and by the end I was more invested. It's not a great movie, but I did like the "human evolution" concept. And I enjoyed watching it. I'm glad it was a subset pick. I planned to watch it regardless.
Watched for: subset
109. MONKEY SHINES (1988) ★★★★✰ [blu ray] - I really liked this. I didn't remember anything about it from when I watched it years ago. The story is engaging with the guy becoming paralyzed after an accident and being despondent. His friend, a medical researcher, brings him a monkey to help him do chores. It's a bit triggering because the monkey is super cute and initially they have a loving relationship, so I didn't want to see anything bad happen to the monkey. But, of course, this is a horror movie so it can't end well. Overall a really good and surprisingly emotional killer animal flick.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
110. THE SKIN I LIVE IN (2011) ★★★★★ [blu ray] - I loved everything about this twist on Frankenstein. I've watched a lot of 40's "mad scientist" movies, and this is a wonderful contemporary update to that tradition and so much more. Antonio Banderas is a scientific genius intent on inventing a new type of skin to help burn victims and humanity in general--and he's willing to take unethical steps to do it. The patient he is working with in his private home is a stunningly beautiful woman. We learn early on that he has given her his special new skin, but the film unwraps the backstory of this patient slowly. A truly unique and fresh horror movie. Goes in my top ten.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
111. THE EYE OF THE CAT (1969) ★★★✰✰ [blu ray] - Fun vintage thriller in which a young cool 60's dude and his girlfriend try to off his rich aunt who lives in a mansion full of cats. Probably the best and most voluminous "scary cat" footage I've seen in any movie.
112. 101 SCARIEST MOMENTS - EP #3 & #4 (2022) [Shudder] - tbd
October 27: Cosmic Horror
113. DEEP RISING (1998) ★★★✰✰ - [blu ray] - Not the best 90's horror-on-a-ship, but still fun. It was a lot of action-silliness I needed at this point in the challenge.
Watched for: subset
114. INVADERS FROM MARS (1953) - ★★★✰✰ [Amazon] - This is a simple, one-note, nearly one-scene little sci-fi film from the 50's that nevertheless has its own charm. The main protagonist is a little boy so there's a "Gee willikers!" tone to this. Mostly of interest to those who like vintage novelties.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
115. NOPE (2022) - ★★★★✰ [Amazon] - I've been waiting to see this until the price fell. It was as good as I'd hoped. I love the ranch setting and the family business, brother-sister dynamic. And the thing was pretty awesome looking. It didn't necessarily make a lot of sense, but aliens probably wouldn't. I'm waiting for the one guy's camera to fall from the sky though.
Watched for: Theme, new release
October 28: Anthologies
116. TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE (1990)★★★✰✰ [blu ray] - A decent anthology with "Tales from the Crypt" style humor. My favorite was the framing story with Deborah Harry and the mummy story. The cat story was decent. The worst was the last one with Rae Dawn Chong. It was a retelling of a story that I've seen several times before and done better. Overall, worth a watch.
Watched for: subset
117. SOUTHBOUND (2015) ★★✰✰✰ [blu ray] - I've had this on my watch list for a long time. I didn't love it. The "Accident" segment got a little too gory for me and the last segment was a home invasion story which is my least favorite horror genre. Too real. I think this was just too hardcore for this point in the challenge for me.
Watched for: Theme, Producer: Travis Stevens, They Shoot Zombies list
117.5. DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES - EP #1 "LOT 36" (2022) ★★★✰✰ - (2.5 stars) Not bad. I liked the storage unit/backstory with the Nazi stuff and the diabolical books. But the ending with the Hispanic lady was a little too pat.
Watched for: Theme, new release
118. DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES - EP #2 "GRAVEYARD RATS" (2022) ★★★✰✰ - This episode was stronger. Though it was strange that in the first two stories we have a repeat of the "I'm desperate because I owe a loan shark" trope. The effects were impressive in this one and I'm always up for killer animals.
Watched for: Theme, new release
October 29: Women
119. FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON (1975) ★★★✰✰ [Shudder] - I had to look up a review to get a clue as to what was going on. But it kept me engaged throughout. The location was super interesting (IMDB says it was shot in Rome and Turkey), and the English dubbing was appreciated. I thought there'd be more of an answer about why she'd become "Nicole" and what it had to do with the guys on the moon, but reading some interpretations helped me have sense of the film's logic. It kept me glued.
Watched for: subset
120. SHE WAITS (1972) ★★✰✰✰ [Amazon] - This TV movie involves a young wife who moves into her husband's family home only to discover it is haunted by his deceased first wife. There's a little of everything in this--gaslighting, ghosts, whodunit (who killed the first wife), and possession as the first wife wants revenge--but against who? Not bad.
Watched for: Theme, actor: Patty Duke
121. THE LAST EXORCISM (2010) ★★★✰✰ (3.5 stars) [blu ray] - Possession movies have become so cliche, so I appreciated that this film doesn't do the standard repertoire--puking, growly demon voice, floating bed, horribly distorted features. etc. (Despite the cover--the cover image never happens) Instead, we have a preacher who sets out to show exorcisms aren't real by faking one and having a documentary crew film I appreciated the religious (or anti-religious) aspects the most. The ending was a bit far-fetched and so it lost some emotional impact. Still a quite good found footage film.
Watched for: Theme, They Shoot Zombies list
121.5. DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: EP #3 "THE AUTOPSY" (2022) ★★★★✰ [Netflix] - This is my favorite episode so far. Really inventive little alien story, F Murray Abraham, and some gnarly body horror.
Watched for: New release
October 30: Devil/Witchcraft/Hell
122.5. A DARK SONG (2016) ★★★★★ [blu ray] - One of my favorite horror films of all time. I love the realism of he esoteric ritual and the awe-inspiring end.
Watched for: subset
123.5. THE SONATA (2018) ★★★✰✰ [Amazon] - Interesting concept. A promising violinist inherits a French manor house from her composer father from whom she was estranged. She discovers he had an unfinished sonata with lots of weird symbols. He had an interest in the occult and Satanic worship. The sonata just might summon the devil. Very good lead-up but the ending was a bit of a cheat.
Watched for: Theme (devil)
124.5. STIGMATA (1999) ★★★★✰ (3.5 stars) [blu ray] - Religious horror is one of my favorite horror sub-genres, so I loved this. I saw it years ago but didn't remember much. Patricia Arquette is an ordinary hair dresser living in Philly who starts exhibiting the Signs of Christ (stigmata in the hands being just the first) and Gabriel Byrne is the hot priest sent by the Vatican to investigate. Fortunately, Arquette isn't the antichrist or supposed to be the mother of the antichrist or any familiar trope like that. The reason for her affliction is more unique, thank f*ck, and involves an artifact. The mystery plot resolution is a little OTT, but the highlight here is the copious gothic religious imagery--bleeding statues, poor peasants chanting, Latin American religious parades, weirdly-lit churches etc. Great religious horror vibes.
Watched for: Theme (devil)
October 31: Halloween/Samhain
125.5. NIGHT OF THE DEMONS (1988) ★★✰✰✰ [blu ray] - This was just okay. Typical 80's shlockiness and B actors. The high school characters were pretty cliched. Decent special effects.
Watched for: Theme (set on Halloween night), They Shoot Zombies list
126.5. HELLHOLE (2022) ★★★✰✰ [Netflix] - Polish religious horror flick. Bleak and atmospheric with a Satanic-like cult. Probably only for religious horror fans.
Watched for: New release
127.5. HALLOWEEN ENDS (2022) ★★✰✰✰ (2.5 stars) [Peacock] - I guess I have read so many bad reviews that my expectations were low, so I didn't feel disappointed finally watching this on Halloween night. I thought there was some good stuff in this. Jamie Lee Curtis was great, as always. There were some fun kills. It was good to see the nasty characters all get what was coming to them. The ending with Laurie vs Michael was good. it wasn't that I didn't like the Corey plotline, they just didn't sell it sufficiently set up either his motivations or Michael's. Still--I'm always up for a new Halloween movie. It's supposed to be the last, but I hope not.
Watched for: Subset, new release
128. INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE - EP #5 (2022) ★★★★★ [AMC+] - I love this series so much! In this episode Lestat loses his sh*t and is the beautiful monster we all love.
Watched for: New release
November 1: Horror Comedy Crossover
129. WEREWOLVES WITHIN (2021) ★★★★✰ [Amazon] - I saw this movie when it first came out. I remembered all the crazy characters but not much of the plot or the ending, which was good. Such a great ensemble cast and fun movie.
Watched for: subset
CHECKLIST:
Spoiler:

[DONE] Select 10 actors:
-X- Asia Argento - LAND OF THE DEAD (2005)
--- Peter Cushing -
-X- Keith David - NOPE (2022)
--- Bruce Davison -
-X- Patty Duke - SHE WAITS (1972)
--- James Hong -
-X- Boris Karloff - THE SORCERERS (1967)
-X- John Karlsen - FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON (1975)
-X- Cameron Mitchell - NIGHT TRAIN TO TERROR (1985)
--- Radha Mitchell -
--- Hideo Murota -
--- Daria Nicolodi -
-X- Christopher Lee - COUNT DRACULA (1970)
-X- Bela Lugosi - GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1941)
-X- Vincent Price - THE MAD MAGICIAN (1954)
--- Santo -
--- Michele Soavi -
--- Marianne Stone -
-X- David Warbeck - THE BLACK CAT (1981)
--- Chase Williamson -
-X- Recently Deceased (insert actor) - THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL (2012) - David Warner

[DONE] Select 5 directors:
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
-X- David Bruckner - THE SIGNAL (2007)
--- Jaume Collet-Serra -
-X- Reginald Le Borg - DIARY OF A MADMAN (1963)
-X- Antonio Margheriti - THE LONG HAIR OF DEATH (1964)
--- Fred Olen Ray -
-X- Peter Sasday - COUNTESS DRACULA (1971)
--- Takashi Shimizu -
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
--- Brian Yuzna -
-(2)- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - SISSY (2022) - Hannah Barlow and HOCUS POCUS 2 (2022) -Anne Fletcher

[DONE] Select 2 film composers:
-X- Tyler Bates - X (2022)
--- Les Baxter -
-X- Mark Korven - THE WITCH (2014)
-X- Paul Zaza - POPCORN (1991)

[DONE] Select 2 makeup effects artists:
-X- Franco Di Girolamo - THE BLACK CAT (1981)
--- Robert Hall -
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
-X- Jack Pierce - GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1941)
--- Brian Wade -

[DONE] Select 2 producers:
-X- Roger Corman - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1960)
--- James Fler -
--- Aaron B. Koontz -
-X- Travis Stevens - SOUTHBOUND (2015)

[DONE]Select 2 writers:
-X- Everett de Roche - LINK (1986)
-X- Mary Shelley - GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1941)
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
--- Ernesto Gastaldi -

[DONE]Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
-X- Anthology Film - SOUTHBOUND (2015)
-X- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List - INVADERS FROM MARS (1953)
-X- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - THE MAN WHO CHEATED DEATH (1954)
-X- Based on a True Story - ANGST (1983)
-X- Based on a Novel - COUNT DRACULA (1970)
-X- Candy Cinema, 2 - LAST NIGHT IN SOHO (2021)
-X- Cannibalism - MOTHER! (2007)
-X- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - THE BLACK CAT (1981)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
-X- Comedy / Spoof - SISSY (2022)
-X- Coming-of-Age - MR. HARRIGAN'S PHONE (2022)
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
-X- Cryptid Cinema - NOPE (2022)
-X- Death by: Throat-Slitting - SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT (1984)
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
-X- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films - COUNT DRACULA (1970)
-X- Documentary - QUEER FOR FEAR (2022)
-X- Dream Horror - LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN (1971)
-X- Drunk Horror - DEMON (2015)
-X- Euro Horror - ANGST (1983)
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
-X- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - SIGNIFICANT OTHER (2022)
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
-X- Film From Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween, 2 - SISSY (2022)
-X- Film From TCM October 2022 Schedule - LE MAIN DU DIABLE (1947)
-X- Firearms - DEEP RISING (1998)
-X- Fog, 2 - THE NUMBER 23 (2007)
-X Folk Horror - A FIELD IN ENGLAND (2013)
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-X- Found Footage - THE TAKING OF DEBORAH LOGAN (2014)
-X- Frankenstein - GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1941)
-X- Ghost / Haunting - THE HAUNTING (1963)
-X- Giallo - LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN (1971)
-X- Hagsploitation - THE DARK HALF (1993)
-X- Hypnosis - POLTERGEIST 3
-X- J-Horror - HIROKU THE GOBLIN
-X- Kaiju / Giant Monster - NOPE (2022), DEEP RISING (1998)
-X- Killer / Evil Animal - LINK (1988)
-X- Killer / Evil Child - INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE (2022) - Claudia
-X- Killer / Evil Doll - MAGIC (1978)
--- Luchador -
-X- Made-for-TV Movie - TILBURY (1982)
-X- Mad Scientist - I WAS A TEENAGED WEREWOLF (1957)
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock Ďn Roll Horror
-X- Name In Title - MR. HARRIGAN'S PHONE (2022)
-X- Nation of Origin: Australia - SISSY (2022)
-X- Nonlinear Timeline - NUMBER 23
-X- Ouija Board - MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM (2022)
-X- Phobias - SIGNIFICANT OTHER (2022) (fear of commitment)
--- Prison Horror -
-X- Psychological - THE NUMBER 23 (2007)
--- Quarantine -
--- Random Horror Film -
-X- Rape / Revenge - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (2010)
--- Shot in Los Angeles -
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - INTRUDER (1989)
--- Slow Motion -
-X- Split Personality - THE NUMBER 23 (2007)
-X- Suicide - THE NUMBER 23 (2007)
-X- Takes Place in a Basement - THE TAKING OF DEBORAH LOGAN (2014)
-X- Takes Place in a Junkyard - HALLOWEEN ENDS (2022)
-X- Takes Place in a Forest - SIGNIFICANT OTHER (2022)
--- Takes Place on a Beach -
-X- Takes Place on a Boat - GHOST SHIP (1943)
--- Takes Place on a Military Base -
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-X- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN
--- Trailer Compilation -
-X- Travelogue - DUMPLINGS (2004)
-X- Vampire - INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE (2022)
-X- Voice-Over Narration - THE HAUNTING (1963)
-X- Voyeurism - TESIS (1996)
-X- Werewolf - I WAS A TEENAGED WEREWOLF (1957)
-X- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - AMITYVILLE II
--- Wilhelm Scream -
--- With Commentary -
-X- With Two or More Horror Legends - THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1941) - Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr
-X- Zombie - CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PAY WITH DEAD THINGS (1972)

[DONE] Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
-X- 1922 (100th) - SALOME (1922)
-X- 1947 (75th) - SCARED TO DEATH (1947)
-X- 1972 (50th) - CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PAY WITH DEAD THINGS (1972)
-X- 1997 (25th) Ė ANACONDA (1997)

[DONE]Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory - Watched multiple SF blu rays
--- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome, 2 -
-X- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground - BEN (1972)
--- 20th Anniversary of Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of The Asylum -
-X- 25th Anniversary of DVD - SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE (2000)
-X- 25th Anniversary of Netflix - MR. HARRIGAN'S PHONE (2022)
-X- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs - JOE BOB'S HALLOWEEN HOOTENANNY (2022)
--- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon -
-X- 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee - COUNT DRACULA (1970)

[DONE] Select 3 from the following horror film tropes, 2:
-X- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror - THE WITCH (2015) - the children's "Black Phillip" song
-X- Characters ignoring all the red flags - KISS OF THE VAMPIRE (1963)
--- Morticians eating on the job, 2 -
-X- Toilet-based scares, 2 - HALLOWEEN H2O
-X- The harbinger of doom - SIGNIFICANT OTHER (2022) - the little boy at the diner
-X- Heart ripped out while beating - Fri the 13th VI: Jason Lives
--- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines -
-X- Ancient Indian burial ground - AMITYVILLE II

[DONE] Select 4 ratings:
-X- G - THE HAUNTING (1963)
-X- PG - HOCUS POCUS 2 (2022)
--- PG-13 -
-X- R - HOUSE of 1000 CORPSES (2003)
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - THE MAD MAGICIAN (1954)
-X- M - THE SADNESS (2021) - rated TV-MA
--- GP -

[DONE] ​Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 - SALOME (1922)
-X- 1930 - DOCTOR X (1932)
-X- 1940 - LE MAIN DU DIABLE (1943)
-X- 1950 - THE MAN WHO COULD CHEAT DEATH (1959)
-X- 1960 - THE HAUNTING (1963)
-X- 1970 - COUNTESS DRACULA(1970)
-X- 1980 - AMITYVILLE II (1982)
-X- 1990 - TESIS (1996)
-X- 2000 - THE HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003)
-X- 2010 - DEMON (2015)
-X- 2020 - SISSY (2022)

[DONE]Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
-X- Recently deceased list - THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL (2012)

[DONE] Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
--- 8mm (Super 8) -
-X- 16mm - TILBURY (1987)

[DONE] Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator:
X- (insert title). NIGHT TRAIN TO TERROR (1985)

[DONE] Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source material back to back on the same day
-X- Original - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (1978)
-X- Remake - I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (2010)

[DONE]Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie:
--- AMITYVILLE II (1982)

[DONE] Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, DVD - LE MAIN DU DIABLE (1943)
-X- Second format, STREAMING - HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003)
-X- Third format, BLU RAY - AMITYVILLE II (1982)

[DONE] Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, (insert language), (insert title). LE MAIN DU DIABLE (1943) - French
-X- Second language, (insert language), (insert title). DEMON (2015) - Polish
-X- Third language, (insert language), (insert title). TILBURY (1987) - Icelandic

[DONE] Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-X- Film #1 - LINK (1988)
-X- Film #2 - MONKEY SHINES (1988)

[DONE] Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
-x- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen - HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003) - Karen Black
--- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue -
-X- Was made in the 2000s - MOTHER! (2007)
-X- Features a flashlight - THEM (2006)
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
-X- Features a foot chase - MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM (2022)
-X- Has a scene in an abandoned building - DEADSTREAM (2022)
--- Was shot in Argentina -
--- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies -
--- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant -
--- Features an impalement -
--- Title includes the word blood, 2 -

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:
-X- Read a Horror Novel or Novella (insert title). OPTIONAL - Listening to an audiobook series "Doug Bradley's Spinechillers" where he reads classic stories by Poe, MR James, Lovecraft, etc.
--- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***




Sep 30th
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1.) The Haunting (1963) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts:.A team of investigators gather at a notoriously haunted house in order to prove or disprove the supernatural once and for all. Oddly beautiful, I was surprised how much of an influence this apparently had on Evil Dead. From the camera moves to the sound design a Deadite would not have been out of place here. This was a very slow burn classic ghost tale, no House On Haunted Hill campiness here. I have seen many adaptations of this source material of this over the years but still I had no Idea what was going to happen with this one. Aside from some less than stellar final act acting this was a great moody start to the season.

(4 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts: Good. There was some parts that were like them looking around because of the noises and it could have been scarier those parts. What would the house look like in color? Some parts it was a little boring.

(3.5 out of 5)





B-1.) Prairie Artisan Ales: Spicy Pickle Monster (Oklahoma)*

My Thoughts: Definitely a style over substance kind of start to the challenge. No one buys spicy pickle beer expecting it to be ambrosia. Tart lemon soda scent and then bam, pickle to the pallet. Spicy I am not getting but lightly carbonated pickle juice I am.. and really itís not that bad. Itís a sipper, not a chugger. One gets contemplative about ones life choices while sipping on an alcoholic carbonated pickle based beverage. Additionally itís hard to drink pickle juice fast enough for the alcohol to take effect, one has to prepare before each swig. I enjoyed this but I I am never going to buy it again.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like fruit beerÖ taste like sour.. I donít know about pickle.. but sour. Some kind of fermented smell, like Kimchi. Too sour. I donít like it.





2.) Commentary for The Haunting (1963) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: "I kept the New England setting because haunted houses are a dime a dozen in England." This is a stitched together track with remembrances by the director and most of the cast. It is a pretty demure laid back track with some audio book level voices but it is too sparse for something that is a combination of several interviews playing over only 65-75% of the movie. And of course it's lacking in that spontaneity that a together group track can have.

(3 out of 5)



Oct 1st
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3.) The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism (1967) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I've never really thought about how anticipation is the Hallmark of medieval torture. The waiting for the horses to quarter, the bucket to fill, the spikes to fall or the pendulum to cut. As he is often to do, Christopher Lee plays a deranged count, this time one who has discovered the secret to life eternal, the blood of the terrified. This classic gothic horror is a feast for the eyes in it's ghoulish portrayal of Lee's menagerie of death and while the new Blu-Ray looks fantastic one is left to wonder if perhaps it looks so good it detracts from the story. I am not one of those Horror needs to be watched on VHS guys but there is something charming about movies like this in a more Public Domain quality. Regardless this is the ascetic that I would like to decorate my house for Halloween one of these years.

(3 out of 5)





4.) Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism (1967) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: OK, the commentators convinced me I am full of it and need to appreciate the transfer. I was mostly thinking about the castle segments where the new Blu-Ray transfer shows a bit of the sets/bodies in so much detail where you can tell they are props. This was a very marginal commentary, Not quite a historian track more of a reserved ultra fan track heralded by a man who admits to having seen this movie some 30 times. I don't think this commentary ever became better the German retrospective audio interview with the lead actress that is also included in this set and would recommend watching that instead.

(2.5 out of 5)





5.) Toxin (2014) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: Garbage. While there was enough of a cast and enough terrible effects here for a potential 'so bad it's good' outing, I alas was cruelly sober throughout the event. This will be one of the first excised titles in my collection when I have to start getting rid of things due to space concerns.

(2 out of 5)





6.) Girlfriend From Hell (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I can't believe I've never seen this before! Channeling heavy Sorority Babes In The Slimeball Bowl-A-Rama vibes, this Nightmare Sisters with a budget has Critters 2 alum Liane Curtis as our dweeby lead possessed by the Devil. She drinks, she speeds, she turns babies into It's Alive monsters and she sucks the souls out of all the boys. Pursued by 80's guy actor that you have definitely seen before this plays out as a nearly safe for USA Up All Night feature. In fact if not for one seemingly inserted scene I was surprised at how tame this "sex comedy" actually was. While technically a bad movie there is just some great late 80's cult comedy energy with this one.

(3.5 out of 5)





B-2.) O'Fallon Brewery: Pumpkin Cheesecake Cream Ale (Missouri)*

My Thoughts: I don't know if it is just psychological but I am for sure getting some pumpkin cake scent on top here. Like a thick cinnamon pumpkin type deal. On tasting there is PumpkinÖ not the cheesecake cream beer I had envisioned but it is a good pumpkin beer. Maybe a tad creamy like a bit of a Boddingtons Pumpkin but yeah, disappointed with the lack of cakeiness. I wanted liquid cheesecake. Cut to awhile later yes this beer does pair nicely with a slice of cheesecake, I am going to have to work out tomorrow. Maybe here at the warm bottom of the glass things are getting more sweet and cakolicious.

(4.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like beer but after smells a little soy saucy. Taste like cinnamon apple pie... no sweet. Like filling. Not bad but it taste beer a little but after. Yeah, no cheesecake or no pumpkin at all.





7.) The Golem (2018) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: An underused genre, The Golem. Set in medieval times a small Jewish village comes under persecution after it is noticed that they are not suffering the ravages of The Plague. To rebuff the murderous Gentiles a local woman with a troubled past calls upon their supernatural protector. Interesting period piece with a bit of Pet Cemetery flair. Maybe not quite as period correct as say the Vvich but also I could understand everyone which is nice.

(3.5 out of 5)





B-3.) Brewdog: Fest Bier (Ohio)*

My Thoughts: A Fest Bier or a we want to get in on this seasonal thing without following the rules beer. Note to self: look up what a Fest Beir is. A very fresh floral/hops scent on top, this could easily be a laundry detergent scent if not for all of the prudes. Woah, what the fuck is that? Is this a light beer? I am getting overwhelmingly water taste here. Does have some sharp bitterness around the corners of the mouth but yeah, very watery, this is the kind of beer I would drink if I ever did one of those 5k beer runs. I should do that. Note to self: investigate drunk running. As it warms it does develop more flavor but still super watery, not bad though.

(3 out of 5)





8.) Commentary For The Golem (2018) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I really liked this audio commentary. The set of Jewish brother directors seem like really fun guys, they pointed out several things that I missed in my first viewing, talk about filming in the Ukraine and about a lot of historical Jewish lore that is just completely unfamiliar territory for me. Things like the Jewish prayer for thanking God that you aren't a woman. They have been 2 for 2 with the genre pictures thus far and I would be totally down for more. Also really wanting some matzah balls right about now.

(4 out of 5)



Oct 2nd
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9.) The Lamp (1987) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: I saw the shorter, darker VHS transfer of this film a few years ago and I remember quite enjoying it as a cheesy little monster movie. Seeing the newly restored and untruncated version was a step above, there is something about the 80's where you need to see the colors and being able to actually see everything that is in the background at the museum was quite intriguing as well. My daughter asked what my score was with this one and when I told her she quarried "The same as the other one?" (The Haunting). And I said 'Yes. But for different reasons.' There is something about an 80's slasher movie, especially one that has a foam rubber monster in it. I guess it reminds me of being a kid and staying up late and watching truncated versions of these on cable and surreptitiously renting them from the local Movietime Video. Perhaps my daughter will have some nostalgia for these titles in the years to come from watching them with me now.

(4 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts: It was good and there was no scare in it. I thought that the girls was going to die... Alex. I feel like I have seen a similar creature like that before in a different movie that looks better.

(3 out of 5)





10.) Child In The Night (1990) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Most Peter Pan cutaways I have ever seen in a murder mystery. This is a by the numbers procedural, and will feel very familiar to anyone who has ever happened across a myriad of syndicated cop dramas. What sets this one apart is our witness being a pint sized Elija Woods, the investigatory team being Tom Skerritt & JoBeth Williams and The Night Stalker himself Darren McGavin now playing those dutiful grandfatherly roles. This film does drag a bit in the middle almost as if they were stretching for time to fill their slot but does really ramp up in the last 20 minutes. For fans of the cast or just mild hook killer movies I would give this one a slight recommend. Also fascinating audio essay included on the Vinegar Syndrome blu-ray release.

(3 out of 5)

My Wife's Thoughts: It was different my guess but I thought the wife was kinda suspicious the middle of the movie. I was correct and I found grandfather was murder, I got it. How grandfather that murder can kill 2 people, it seems not easy to do that because he is old. It was a good movie.

(3.5 out of 5)


My Daughter's Thoughts: Good. Peter Pan was really cute. They need more murders in the movie. (The last 20 minutes it was murderpalooza!) Yeah... correct. Very family friendly.

(4 out of 5)





11.) Last Night In Soho (2021) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: This alluring pop 60's eye candy follows a troubled girl with a bit of the Shine on her first trip away from home as she moves to London to be a fashion designer. A very 2 dimensional roommate leads her to seek off campus housing and it is here where she makes a vivid connection to a specter of the past. Our non-doppelgšnger flashback counterpart is perfectly cast for this role and I hope to see her in more genre titles in the future. Otherwise this movie looks great, sounds great and keeps you guessing until the very end. As with most breaking with reality movies the big conceit here is that she would ever be allowed to continue at this school or have her not-boyfriend not nope out. Also I just can't not think about Morbius when I see that one actor.

(4 out of 5)



Oct 3rd
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12.) Commentary For The Lamp (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: It takes a little bit for this track to get warmed up and you can tell the moderator is getting worried as at about 10 minutes in as he becomes the driving force of the track and starts telling them not to forget to mention this or that in desperation. Things do get going eventually and I really liked that this wasn't just a recap of the retrospective that's also on the disc. It seems to be 90%+ different information and it's generally interesting, maybe more so for me being so close to Texas than the average listener though. Not bad but also no chance of sock knockery. Dear VS: how about David DeCoteau as a moderator in the future? Please see his moderation of the Crash! and Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers audio commentaries.

(3 out of 5)





13.) Benny Loves You (2019) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I really connected with the humor on this one. I even laughed out loud a few times which would already puts this in a rare category for me. Benny Loves You itís about a complete loser who decides to try to salvage his life by doing a clean sweep prompting one of his beloved childhood toys to come to life and act murderously on his supposed behalf. Which, yeah kind of a dumb plot but itís a British movie so that bit of class pushes it just over the line into acceptable. It's always easier to forgive a movie some of it's downsides with a touch of accent. Now, like similar movies this does pretty quickly hit a Demonic Toys-esk threshold where somehow adults struggle to be constantly being bested by these plastic beasts. And we also have a wrap around that just doesn't work, way too forced in it's attempt at a cautionary tale. Much like the Zuni Fetish doll I think a shorter version of this as say part of an anthology or even duology would have killed though. All in all though I did still quite like Benny, it's a flawed movie worth a go, maybe with drink in hand.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good. I think that one guy died because he didnít have a connection with a killer doll. (His connection was with the robot doll but it was much more tenuous) Yeah, he didnít have the same kind of connection. I liked that they bridged back the girls doll. She looks like a doll I have. It looks like that Shadow High doll I have.

(4 out of 5)




B-4.) Hudson North Cider Co: Toasted Pumpkin (New York)*

My Thoughts: Toasted Pumpkin, now this is a pumpkin scent. I would totally buy this as a candle. Itís definitely Apple Cider. I think I am tasting a little pumpkin but seems like mostly apple cider. Way less sharp than your typical cider though. More like lightly carbonated apple juice with an odd adult aftertaste. This fairs much better cold than warm as when it does warm it just taste like funky uncarbonated juice. I guess you gotta pound this while it's cold.

(2.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Taste Life apple cider, very sweet mild. I like it. Five Star. That's pretty tasty.





14.) The Weirdo (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts:I picked this one up and shuddered when I saw Andy Milliganís name emblazoned across the front. As it would happened I was graciously spared the pain of watching Andy Milligan movies for the first 35 years of my life and then in rapid succession and through a variety of clearance events I came into possession of several of his... "films". As has been by experience with his other works this movie is a series of extended poorly-shot improve-heavy scenes, this time about a rape-y special needs guy who all the ladies seem to love. He gets picked on, rebuffed and then eventually falls in love but oh no! His mother has sold him to the insane asylum! Now I donít know if it was the alcohol all kicking in at once but at this point the movie because surprisingly bearable as he fumbles to kill like half a dozen people and body parts fall away as if characters were made of marshmellow. Still a bad film but eventually tolerable.

(2 out of 5)


Oct 4th
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15.) Zombie Nightmare (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: What a dog. Like many before me and I am sure many after I too was drawn to this tile by the b-star power and the allure of a Rock & Roll zombie movie. Unfortunately though we start out already in the red by having this be a Voodoo Zombie movie as opposed to everyones favorite pulse-less fleas eaters. Coming off Rock And Roll Nightmare Jon Mikl Thor stars in a movie so bad that he doesn't act again for 16 years. The neighborhood goodie two shoes, Thor is run down in his prime by what is suppose to pass for a gang. Not willing to let them get away with it his mother calls upon a local Voodoo neighbor for help. This is a movie that is flawed on every level, the story is derivative garbage, the effects are super duper cheap and the editing. Oh god the editing. One thing you should never really notice when watching a movie is the editing. This movie is rife with shots of people waiting to start their actions, even in chase scenes you will frequently see both the Zombie and whichever girl he happens to be chasing briefly waiting on queue before starting to move. There are moments when actors restart their dialog only to have the flub at the beginning kept in, other actors you can't understand at all. At one point we even tried to turn on the subtitle track to understand the voodoo priestess better but you guessed it; no subtitle track. That being said it is saved from a more disastrous score by being well lit and not boring and it was even kind of fun even to watch for what they would mess up next. If considering purchasing this item, it should be only for mockery not for a zombie good time.

(2 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, wasnít the best. Similar quality as Death Promise. Sometimes when you look at the zombie guy it looks like itís wearing a mask and there is little holes for your eyes to come out.

(3 out of 5)





B-5.) Pariah Brewing Co: Wicked As Sin Liquid Terror (Maryland)*

My Thoughts: Smells a bit like crushed pears at a paper factory. Egh, IPA. You knew it had to be IPA with such foreboding can art. As far as terri..IPAís go itís not one of those crazy bitter ones that makes it seem like you are chewing on hops and cigarette butts but itís still with every sip is a constant reminder of your bad choices. There is a touch of fruitiness to it, also I am at least looking forward to the higher abv. Later: It certainly ws effectivw

(2 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells super lemonyÖ and looks like beerÖ enough foam. Fruity but aftertaste is really bitter. Strong alcohol content but itís not bad.





B-6.) Brooklyn Brewery: Post Road Pumpkin Ale (New York)*

My Thoughts: A nice light pumpkin scent to this one, although I am sure anything would be better than IPA at this point. Light, crisp. a bit heavy on the hops but then a citrus chaser here. I do wonder if my tasters are a little off after that IPA. Lets ruminate a bit while watching out tragic policemanís tale. OK, pallet is reset, inhibitions are lowered, beer has warmed and this isnít that good. Figgy leafy nutmeg slight sharpness, meh.

(2.5 out of 5)




16.) The Wicker Man (1973) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: What do you say about The Wicker Man that hasnít been said countless times before? Our narrative follows an uptight police constable as he travels to a small out of the way island community in an attempt to investigate the disappearance of a young girl. Equal parts mystery and travelogue, it is a movie that stays with you after you watch it and something that can never be watched the same way again after your first time. Beautiful and haunting. This is my first time watching the Final Cut and as with the Blade Runner final cut I think in the future I will be spinning the previous extended cut, there is some about this movie where you just kind of want to live it, to extend the tension and a shorter cut is not something I am after.

(5 out of 5)




17.) Commentary For The Wicker Man (1973) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Perhaps it was the imparting of my higher cognitive functions but I could not get into this historian track. We do have 2 experts in the field of British horror who have a fair about to say and back stories to go with the film but they didn't seem very prepared. They did talk the whole time but as far as historian tracks go it did not tickle my fancy. Also something about them repeatedly saying they didn't have time to go over everything and to buy this or that book kinda rubbed me the wrong way.

(2.5 out of 5)



Oct 5th
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B-7.) Half Acre Beer Company: Lager Town Oktoberfest (Illinois)*

My Thoughts: Digging this retro can art with the mustachioed owl. Smells on point with Oktoberfest ale, tasteÖ well not quite on the taste. That was the initial impression but here a bit in I gotta say itís growing on me. Rather a boring tasting traditional beer that has that Oktoberfestian aftertaste. But it is going down quite well, maybe too well even. Not at the end of the glass I gotta say this is 4 stars all day. Is this a review yet?

(3 out of 5)




18.) The Wind (1986) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Hey it's the 80's lady with the eyes, you know, the one from They Live. And it's another travelog movie, after this and The Wicker Man I really need to do some European vacationing. Lady with the eyes plays a writer in this one who travels to a secluded historic Island retreat to finish her new murder mystery novel. And you guess it, a murder actually happens on the island and further more no one believes her. This is a by the book woman in peril thriller well except for our lead actresses limited ability to emote. She remains as cool as a cucumber when the killer is trying to get into her house to the point where it is actually and interesting diversion from the cliche. And while plot wise this is nothing special the travelog setting, star power and score make it a more than pleasant watch. Just go in knowing that when you are watching you are going to feel like you have seen it before even if you haven't. Also thank you to SurfinHank for providing this disc, it tis not something I would have otherwise acquired on my own as I just didn't jazz with Arrows new cover art and bland title.

(3.5 out of 5)



Oct 6th
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19.) Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021) (Streaming) (Wild Card #1)*

My Thoughts: I wanted to like this more than I did. I enjoyed the last 2 Muppet movies and I think the main reasoning behind that is the songs, they are always wonderfully catchy. That was not the case this time around, the only one I even liked this time was their outro cover of Dancing In The Moon Light but even that was kinda meh. This time we follow Gonzo and Pepe the Prawn as the go to spend the night alone in a haunted mansion. Other Muppets show up playing alternate character ghosts and we get some low level celebrity cameos. It was not terrible but a step below what I expect from this IP.

(2.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Like it, very kids movie. I have a little toy of that one pig. I like how those little sculptures were talking to each other.

(3 out of 5)





B-8.) Blue Point Brewing Company: Big Mother Pumpkin (New York)*

My Thoughts: Very mild clean vegetable scent. Like a little table of vegetables in a freshly cleaned lobby. Liquorish pumpkin in a bitter brown beer with a hit of quickly dissipating sweet. At 9% me thinks this is one you donít drink for the taste. A lot smoother and creamier towards the bottom of the glass, still with the liquorish but yeah tasting better, feeling better too.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste: Smells like German beer. What the hell? Very sweet, thick, some kind of creamy fruity I donít know how I can describe but weird. Strong alcohol. But perfume smell, I donít like it.




B-9.) Angry Scotsman Brewing: Oktoberfest (Oklahoma)*

My Thoughts: My drunk notes on this contained only the question 'Why is he angry at me?' This was after that 9 pointer so... I think I recall this not being the best Oktoberfest ale, a bit of a sour twinge up front and then just kind of boring bitter dishwater beer.

(2.5 out of 5)





20.) Prevenge (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: OK, I am going to call shenanigans here. There is no way this should be fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Not even a 9 point beer could save it. They had a serviceable idea of a pregnant woman who's baby is compelling her to kill a group of men that were all somewhat complicit in the death of the father but that's it. The voice on the baby does not work, sounds like an adult trying to do a baby voice. The actors and the pacing are all sub par. Maybe if they weren't all together I could have been ok with any one of them individually but as a cast they are abysmal. The syth soundtrack promise is only barely delivered on. I can't think of the last time a movie has disappointed me so much and it's all down to unethical obtaining of the Fresh rating.

(2 out of 5)



Oct 7th
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21.) Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes (2012) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: You know, not that bad! After watching turkeys like Toxin, Zombie Nightmare and Prevenge I was kind of dreading watching this, and not in good way. This Big Lots clearance title had been on my 'to watch' shelf for quite some time. As expected this was a low budget affair, it had amateur actors and it is made up of almost entirely scenes from other found footage movies, 'hey why are you still recording'? But dang if they didn't do a good job putting it together. I found this to be an enjoyable well executed film that again while not original was fun to watch. This found footage flick follows a Foot fanatic film fourtette on a frolic in the forrest... I am sorry I just couldn't stop... in an attempt to debunk a local Bigfoot hunters claim of having recovered a deceased juvenile specimen. Some might not find the ending up to expectations but I can safely say this is one of the better Big Foot movies I have seen.

(3 out of 5)





22.) Spree (2020) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Steve from Stranger Things plays a social media nobody that has been producing content for the void for years until he finally snaps and decides he will start killing ride share customers for views. The portrayal of this unsung loser is spot on and while they do invent some fake companies for him to ride share and stream on all of it feels very authentic. I was really connecting and was vibing with this character for the first half of the film, especially when he starts killing people and still no one is watching. There is a point where things kind of stop escalating where I think if they had pushed it a bit further this could have really shined, think Guns Akimbo or Nerve. Still it is unique and well worth the $1.25 I paid for the Blu-Ray.

(3.5 out of 5)





23.) Barbarian (2022) (Theater)*

My Thoughts: OK, well first off Iím definitely gonna have to get that Ricky Tikki Tavi song into my shuffle. Next is there like a Detroit horror movie trilogy that Iím on aware of because this was awesome and I need to see the next one (Don't Breathe being the first one). This is a Airbnb story gone horribly horribly horribly wrong. I would encourage anybody who hasnít seen a trailer for this or read any substantive reviews to see this blind because this was a the roller coaster. I was a big fan of the narrative shift that happened in the middle of the movie and I can genuinely say that this is one of the most creepy movies that Iíve seen in a long time and thatís saying something coming from me.

(4.5 out of 5)




24.) Silent House (2011) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: For a movie that kind of becomes about women's empowerment it seems like we spend a lot of the movie with the camera pointed down Elizabeth Olsens top, not that I am complaining, it just felt a little hypocritical. At first I found the all in one take thing interesting but as I was watching the movie I noticed several places were it would have been easy to hide a cut, come to find out there is a bit of fibbing on the box and it's only made to look like it is just one continue shot while actually being done more in 10-15 minute segments. And without that handicap the movie really doesn't stack up, the pacing is off, there is way way too much wondering around with nothing happening. Yes, it's fun to have a pre-Wanda Olsen as our girl in distress and she is good at the silent screams but if you are going to have cuts you need to have a better paced film.

(3 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good. Slow, scary. I kind of fell asleep watching it.

(3 out of 5)



Oct 8th
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25.) The House On Sorority Row (1982) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Itís really a movie about keeping up good pool maintenance. Itís been a good 20 years since Iíve seen this movie and I had completely forgotten everything except the pool. Having grown up with a previewed VHS copy the MVD transfer looks great and this is their first time I am really seeing some of the Giallo inspired effects from later in the film. This 1982 slasher is your run of the mill Ďwhoís the killer?í type situation rife with those really quickly MPAA cut kills, lots of 80s hair and a sea pig. There is an interesting amount of parallels to the movie Creepers/Phenomena. One might think that that movie borrowed some plot elements. In the end an enjoyable bad 80s slasher, a wonderful pastiche of the era.

(3.5 out of 5)




26.) Commentary For The House On Sorority Row (1982) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This is a track with the director and the two lead sorority girls. There is also interviews on the disc with said sorority girls and ones time might be better spent watching the director's solo track and the interviews with the girls as they have a lot to say in the interviews but are very reserved on the commentary. Additionally there seems to be some messy cuts on the commentary that they never bothered to realign properly and that puts the track very quickly and annoyingly out of sync with both what they are talking about and when you can only hear the film's audio. I will say though that the director points out a horror movie rule that I had never thought about and that's not to look at music boxes if you are in a horror movie.

(2.5 out of 5)





27.) World's End: The Legacy Of Day Of The Dead (2013) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This documentary is included on the Scream Factory Collector's Edition release of Day Of the Dead. It's comprehensive retrospective that interviews nearly all of the surviving cast along with Romero and Savini. I have always heard about the original plans for Day for years and I would love to eventually see a downloadable script as a special feature, we get more teases here but its always a bit frustrating how it's only ever touched upon. As always Savini shines and talking about a movie that was initially a failure leads to some interesting topics of conversation. Don't expect Never Sleep Again or Crystal Lake memories but a big step up from Document Of The Dead and ultimately a worthwhile watch for Dead fans.

(3.5 out of 5)





B-10.) Abomination Brewing Company: Social Distancing: Isolation (Pennsylvania)*

My Thoughts: Another IPA... get with it horror beers, I want the cool label and something that taste good, not a punishment to go with my genre can art! Lot of pear with this one, I am not sure if it is just more bearable or I am getting dulled to the torture that is an IPA. You know this is an IPA mixed with a cream or something, still not good but again more tolerable. This beer never cleared, perpetually hazy. Least worse IPA of the challenge.

(2.5 out of 5)




28.) Dead Shack (2017) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: A disfunction family getaway to a cabin in the woods turns bad when the kids stumble upon a nefarious house were people go in but they don't come out. This was pretty good. It needed better music and a few slight editing tweaks but the humor really worked. The drunk parent dynamic was perfect answer to the more cliche disbelieving or actively working against guardian figure. And Lisa was the best cinematic step mom. I loved this messed up family and their zombie journey, even if my favorite character was the first to die.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, thought that there were going to be way more zombies. I kind of like the dad. The girl kind of looks like my friend.

(4 out of 5)





B-11.) Prairie Artisan Ales: Pumpkin Pie Treat (Oklahoma)*

My Thoughts: Lemon meringue pie scent? Extremely wtf taste. Mouth puckeringly sour, how exactly is anyone suppose to taste the pumpkin pie and marshmallows? Is this a troll beer? If I really concentrate maybe there is a different flavor on the top of my mouth? Tongue though is only getting the sour. This is like a lunch time zinger not a night time sipper. Too weird

(1.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
I donít know, itís weird smell. Sharp vinegary fruit, fermented scent. Sour! Spoiled lemon alcohol, I donít like it, taste awful.



Oct 9th
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29.) Cannibal Curse (1988) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: This was bizarre. One of my speakers was playing the Mandarin track and the other one the Cantonese track at the same time. Every scene in the movie felt like people shouting at me and any scene with an angry lady was wild. I guess I could have unplugged one of the speakers but it was subbed and that would involve getting behind the tv and messing with wires. So I watched it in this cacophony of sound. I did have a hard time following the plot of this one at first. At one point, after a ton of sex scenes, a pack of midgets abducts pretty girls for a wizard? He prays to the snake god and then cobras watch him rape her as large modesty circle is burned into the screen keeps it a tasteful snake wizard rape. This came out of seemingly no where as this was otherwise a love drama about a woman whoís true love is killed in a drive by king fu attack. Turns out we needed magic from the wizard to trick a doppelgšnger into falling in love with her with date rape, so much date rape. This movie was bizarre and exploitative enough (especially with the audio issues) that I couldnít not have a good time watching, well that and the booze, the booze helped.

(3.5 out of 5)





30.) Werewolf By Night (2022) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: I think I let myself build this up a bit too much pre-release. This was an acceptable one-off but not particularly exciting. Cool to see Man Thing and to get a bit Wolfy but as with most Marvel properties it leaned pretty family friendly. Also there was a moment when guards were comedically attacking him one by one like they were in The Last Jedi. I would have to categorize this as my least favorite of the Disney+ Marvel shows and about on par with The Eternals.

(3 out of 5)


My Daughter's Thoughts: Looks like Wolverine but hairier. It was OK, there wasnít much plot and it doesnít really connect to the Marvel universe. He hind of looks like Moon Knight, the main character. Itís probably set in a very different universe that we havenít seen yet.

(3 out of 5)





B-12.) Bronx Brewery: Tattooed Pumpkin (New York)*

My Thoughts: Good head. Crisp floral hoppy scene, smells like a good microbrew. A full bodied but... regular beer? Maybe it will pumpkin up a bit as it warms? Nope. Does get a bit more liquorishy but no pumpkin.

(3 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Normal beer scent. Sweet. A little bit bitter aftertaste but it's not bad. Taste a little expensive but I don't taste any pumpkin, nada.





31.) Revenge (1986) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: This sequel to Blood Cult is a technical step up. Still sucks but they do have a helicopter & John Carradine this time and overall I would call this a competent bad movie. What it is missing though is the over the top gore of the first movie and the Tulsa-sploitation. Be prepared to spend 85% of this turkey out in the country. Also why did a guy have Darth Vader force powers just for one scene without any explanation?

(2 out of 5)



Oct 10th
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32.) Bad Candy (2020) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Poor man's Trick R Treat has some glimpses of quality but in the end is not interesting or exploitative enough to be a contender. Great credits though and it's nice that Billy from Gremlins is still getting work. I saw him at a horror con during my very first OHMC. For our stories the standouts are probably the first one where a little girls drawing come to life and the sexy mortician that gets a little too into a stiff. Overall though this is not worth your anthology time.

(2.5 out of 5)




33.) Dead Of Winter (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Competent thriller stymied by 1 particularly bad prop. Mary Steenburgen (Clara Clayton from Back To The Future Part III) is a struggling actress whoís latest gig get turns out to be a much more sinister event when she is driven out into the middle of nowhere to film test footage. Now if I had wrote that intro about a 2000ís or later film we would all assume itís a rape/murder situation but this is a thriller perhaps aimed at a different generation. Loved Roddy McDowell here and the way his character gradually slips into mental instability and Steenburgen is a great victim, pity they didnít pony up on that 1 pivotal prop.

(3.5 out of 5)




34.) Ghosts Of Mars (2001) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: After 20 years of people shitting on this movie I felt like it was my turn. And you know for the first 30 minutes the was a passable B movie. We have our team of professionals headed into an abandoned town, very Phantoms, but it's an abandoned town on a partially terraformed Mars. OK, I'm listening. And then unfortunately the rest of the movie happens. If they had played it up for the mystery in the trailers an promotional material it might have done better but we would just be tricking people at that point, the bad part here is... the baddies. We have this Crow/Marylyn Manson inspired leader who's look was already super dated in 2001 and then the specter like "creatures". This is something that could have worked in Star Trek but not in a Carpenter movie. If they had gone more gooey alien or more Event Horizon/Doom then this movie might have had the chops. The sets were great, it had a B level dream team, it just fumbled on the concept. If only this had been a little more like Screamers and a little less like... Ghosts Of Mars.

(2.5 out of 5)




35.) Alligator (1980) (4K UHD)*

My Thoughts: Urban legends become manifest in this Jaws knock off about a baby alligator flushed down the toilet and given unlimited access to growth hormone riddled lab test animals. I have seen bits and pieces of this over the years but this was the first time I got to see it all together and I have to say I quite enjoyed it. I would easily put it in the top tier of Jaws knockoffs and I have moved the sequel to the top of my wishlist. There is just something about wandering the sewer that really does it for me in fiction, maybe itís growing up with CHUD or The Ninja Turtles or even something that harkens back to reading IT that always makes it a fascinated journey. Solid reptile-sploitation and fun miniatures.

(4 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
It was good. I canít compare it to the knock off because I forgot what the knock off is. (Killer Crocodile is the knock off of Alligator, which was a knock off of Jaws) They had their own Jaws music. Why did they buy a baby alligator because it could bite her finger, a baby alligator? Why did the father flush it down the toilet? Heís got think about if it survived. One of the guys, when they were playing the base ball, it looked like a sweater that Freddy had, that red and green sweater.
(4 out of 5)





B-12.) Pariah Brewing Company: Juicin' Voorhees (Maryland)*

My Thoughts: A lovely mild fruity scent ruined yet again by our carbonated nemesis the IPA. This one has orange in it and it taste how I might imagine an orange cigarette would. Who buys these?!?! What would have been a good beer for this can, I am thinking a light 80ís style lager with some blood orange juice, maybe make it a higher apv too. Now that would have been a nice beer.

(1.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Mango beer? Smells like mango. Eeh, color is very lemony but so bitter, smells still mango, bleh. Very bad aftertaste.




36.) Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars (2001) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I just has to find out if this track was recorded pre or post disastrous release. And it was before! This is a track with director John Carpenter and star Henstridge. And I gotta say it is is more enjoyable than the movie, not that that is really a huge accomplishment. Carpenter and Henstridge trade jabs the whole time and are genuinely fun to listen to especially when they say prophetic things like ďif the audience is any smarter than me we are in troubleĒ. Also based on this track I think there is enough footage where a re-edit of this film could faire a whole lot better than the blemish it has become on Carpenterís career.

(3.5 out of 5)



Oct 11th
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37.) The 'Burbs (1989) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Young Hanks comedy about sus neighbors and grown men with way too much time on their hands. This has been a favorite of mine ever since I was a kid, the mix of light horror and comedy is near perfect. Growing older you enjoy it on a different level, and connect with the characters more than you thought you ever would as a kid. Also after listening to Corey Feldmans autobiography it was fun to try to catch him shaking or messing up shots but dang if he didnít show well. This is my first time seeing The ĎBurbs not on VHS or broadcast and it looked great. I will have to take some time in the future to sit down with the Workprint but as far as the alternate ending goes I think they went the right way.

(4.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, not scary at all. We didnít really get to see the pizza guy, we just got to see the pizzas fall out. There is a little scene where carol is driving and you can see the puppy. That annoying neighbor reminds me of you, you look like him a little bit.

(4 out of 5)





B-13.) UFO Beer Company: Journey To Planet Pumpkin! (Massachusetts)*

My Thoughts: Big fan of this can art. This one might have the most legit pumpkin smell, legit like carving a pumpkin. Yes, taste the most pumpkin too, not pumpkin spice but actual pumpkin. I almost feel like this should be drank out of a pumpkin. I like it. I am always a bit leery to drink another beer after having an IPA but this was worth it. Weird how carbonated pumpkin juice brings so much joy, what happened to my life?

(4.5 out of 5)




38.) Commentary For Alligator (1980) (4K UHD)*

My Thoughts: This is a track with the director and lead of Alligator, it also has perhaps a less than optimal moderator. That aside there is just something about that lead actor, he has a voice you could listen to read the white pages. Between him and the director this was a good commentary. High points were stories about calling the editor of Jaws and telling them they were having a hard time knocking off a scene, passing conversations with Stephen King where he admits to Alligator being the scariest movie he had ever seen and the story of the pre-existing alligator prop. Yes, the moderator talks a bit much and to the detriment of the track but that is worth ignoring for this one.

(4 out of 5)




39.) Death Reel (2015) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: WellÖ I guess I own this now. This is an ďanthologyĒ made up of super 8 movies shot by kids in the 80s. Itís about as bad as you would expect. But it is thankfully devoid of long dialog scenes and it seems like every few seconds theyíre always something new to look at. Itís films like this that really make me reconsider my mostly cover art/price based buying strategy. Also a good reminder that the student film in Super 8 would not have looked nearly as good as it did in the movie.

(1.5 out of 5)



Oct 12th
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40.) Winterbeast (1992) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I suppose I was doomed to watch this anyway after picking it up in the Vinegar Syndrome Homegrown Horrors set but at least this way I got to take a few of you with me! Man, I was too sober for this. I will give it some props for not reusing the same creature though. Indian curse kills white people in Colorado with various stop motion monsters, from monster turkeys to aliens to Groot. The dialog scenes go on for way too long but our stop motion creatures are somewhat charming. Not a good movie but it was something different.


(2 out of 5)


Oct 13th
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41-45.) The Midnight Club S01E01-10 (2022) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: The Midnight Club is Tales From The Dark for adults who still want to watch teen horror movies but just canít relate to their contemporaneous Tik Tok equivalents. Had to watch a little standup and play some Mario Kart after this for mood recovery after watching. But I suppose that is to be expected with a Mike Flanagan series. Be prepared to ponder the abyss. Things are left a lot more opened ended with this one compares to his previous outings as this is meant to be a continuing series. And while I canít say that it is as good as his previous epics it is still ďjust one more episodeĒ level of content.


(3.5 out of 5)




46.) Censor (2021) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Set during a dark time for horror fans, the vibrations which we would feel all the way up until the early 2000s. Our more dower Evil Ed follows a British censor, working in the era of the video nasties and as one would expect the films start to get to her. Up until the last reel I kinda hated the notion of this movie, it seemed to fall right in there with the propaganda of the time but that knee jerk reaction was unwarranted. A dark past, a mystery, a lack of cell phones, this was a good story, the kind that make think and want to find out more, I was all poised to listen to the Historian track but now I am not sure if I should do the directorís commentary instead. Add segue here. I remember a time in high school when they brought in an author who had written some tripe about the relationship between violent movies and crime and as he spoke I could only sit there mouth agape as he rattled off his half baked and mostly stolen ideas from the 80s. As the president of the Horror movie club at the time it was a bit of a life regret not telling him how full of shit I thought he was.


(4 out of 5)


Oct 14th
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47.) The Immortalizer (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Able bodied 20 somethings are Shanghaied to a Los Angeles mansion by muscle bound mutants to become donors for the rich. Our story follows one that wakes up, his daring escape and troubles convincing the police. I am glad I didn't see this before watching Get Out, also was this a joke the whole time? That Get Out is a remake of The Immortalizer?!? Alas The Immortalizer isn't even close to as good as Get Out, it plays very flat to the point where I almost nodded off. The effects were meh and the acting wasn't much better. I suppose I need to remember why I chose to watch this though and thru that lens it's not that bad.

(2.5 out of 5)





48.) Gretel & Hansel (2020) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: "Hey, isn't it just going to get lost in a flood of other Hansel & Gretel adaptations?" "Just flip the names, it will be fine." This darker take on the classic adds about as much Vvitch as they could get away with and keep a PG-13 rating. The Borg queen did a great job as are villainous culinarian & similarly cool girl from IT reboot was good as well. There was some elements added to the plot that felt a little heavy handed here but didn't distract too much. In the end it was decent but also something that really anyone wanted.

(3 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
I liked it, the witch with the black hair looks like my shadow high dollÖ again. (Would you go in?) I would not go, I would not go in if I wasnít hungry (And if you were hungry?) I would go in. It looks so like the doll that the girl had in Benny Loves You.

(4 out of 5)





49.) Death Becomes Her (1992) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: This movie hits a little differently now closer to 40 than it did when I saw it at 10. Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep are not really actors that typically draw me to films but here as a pair of over the top murderous frenemies they were perfect. Everyone is perfect in this exaggerated feature length Tales From The Crypt episode. Both of our leads take a life altering beauty potion for the ultra rich only to discover when things come to a boil that they are unable to completely kill their rival. The special effects, while cutting edge at the time, do feel a bit dated but the gruesome comedic aspects of this still kill. I would have like to have seen some more substantial special features for this, one only has to watch the trailer to see that there was quite a lot more filmed for this movie than what made it into the final cut and some of those scenes look pretty interesting.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts: (
Are you going to take the potion?) No. (Your answer might change with age) well if you saw what happened to them you wonít want to plus I donít want to get younger. There was like no horror in it. (There were zombies?!) Not really. They didnít be careful with themselves. Good, itís probably for older, like your age or older.

(3 out of 5)


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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***



B-14.)Breckenridge Brewery: Oktoberfest Marzen Lager (Colorado)*

My Thoughts: Lovely Oktoberfest scent, perhaps a bit maltier than usual. Flavor is off... way off. It taste like seltzer water? Seltzer water and bitter… weird. I kind of think this is from a bad batch… yeah, something is wrong with this beer.

(1.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste: Very sour smell. Owwww. Boo. Too bitter. I cannot drink. It’s the worst beer I try this month.





B-15.) Holidaily Brewing Co: Patchy Waters Pumpkin Ale (Colorado)*

My Thoughts: Figured I was already in the rough after that last one, let’s try the gluten free beer next. Smells reasonable, a bit sharp. Well.. that’s weird. You could mix this with that off-Oktoberfest and together the concoction would taste half normal. As it is you get that beer taste right on the front of your pallet and then it just stops. Also ain’t no pumpkin here, why? Disappointing but not quite as wretches as I was expecting a gluten free beer to be.

(2 out of 5)





50.) Commentary For Censor (2021) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Not quite what I was expecting but a fittingly complimentary track for sure. On here we have a long time British film critic who goes in depth about her experience growing up in that aforementioned dark time for horror fans. And yea complete confirmation bias but man this is what I wish I had said all those years ago.

(3.5 out of 5)



Oct 15th
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51.) The Jurassic Dead (2017) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Gotta have those 10 minutes of stylized credits to get over the 80 minute mark. Wild Eye, where horror’s garbage goes to get a physical media release. Is this movie about a zombie t-Rex, yes, yes it is. Will you find enjoyment in a “so bad it’s good” situation? No, no you will not. This is a grade-z movie that aspires to Roger Corman Raptor standards. It does not come even close to such heights. They got a guy dressed like Duke Nuke 'Em, something they make a point to mention just in case you missed it, and a foam dinosaur outfit, no this isn't a T-Rex Sized T-Rex it is a baby sized T-Rex. This is a movie I am quite frankly embarrassed to own.

(1.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
It was OK. Why did they all turn into zombies at the end? Looks like Hopescope with a wig. Maybe they could have done a little better with the looks of the T-Rex... maybe.

(1.5 out of 5)





52.) Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated (2009) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: Watching my second Wild Eye Releasing title of the day because I apparently hate myself. To be fair this looked like just a fun animated version of NOTLD that I could watch with the daughter and just enjoy the different animation style. Alas the animators the got seem to be… high school/middle school students? Yes there is an audio commentary that would probably yield some light on that but I am never spinning this again. Aside from a decent horror host and maybe about 7 minutes of good recreation (including the use of puppets, legos, stop motion claymation and one scene where it is a text based GameBoy game) the majority of this though is awful. Bad drawings, worse animation and a ton of filler video effects intended to look like animation. This could have been something cool, they had 7 minutes of cool but alas they also had another 90 minutes of bad. I might have scored this even lower but you can at least close your eyes and listen to Night Of The Living Dead, which is something.

(2 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts: I
t was ok, the pictures could have been better and I wish they had more Lego segments. In the game one it looked like that Thrillville game and the facial expressions looked like The Sims. I like when Ben as a Barbie was taking down the wood blockers.

(2.5 out of 5)





B-16.) Brewery Ommegang: All Hallows Treat (New York)*

My Thoughts: I can smell the peanut butter over a pretty dark malty scent. Hey you can taste it too! You immediately get that peanut butter over top of dark chocolate... like peanut butter and 100% cocoa taste and it fades to a chalky and bitter but oddly not unpleasant taste. This is bomb, wish I had these flavors on a lighter beer but regardless is something special.

(4 out of 5)





53.) Parasite 3D (1982) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This 80's post apocalyptic body horror stars a man with a van coming to a small town to do his... research. I thought this was a good twist on post apocalypse films, things haven't completely gone Road Warrior here but our man is working in some non-sterile conditions for sure. I watched this in 3D and that... and the booze, might have been the big selling factor for me. It is assuredly not an Avatar level 3D experience as they pushed thing a bit too far in several scenes to the point of breaking the illusion but it was still pretty fun and I dug the grimy future and the slimy puppet.

(4 out of 5)



Oct 16th
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54.) Sundown: The Vampire In Retreat (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Well I guess there was a reason I had never heard of this movie prior to its Vestron re-release. This western vampire comedy seems like a slam dunk to be something I would enjoy, especially boasting stars like Bruce Campbell, David Carradine and Emmet Walsh. But everything felt just a little off, like it was a low budget TV show aimed at kids instead of a movie. I found myself not really liking anyone here, not caring about the reveal and being oddly disinterested in this town full of weirdo vampires that drank synthetic blood. Really I was shocked I didn't like this?

(2.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, you remember when the wife was at the field with Dave and they were by the haystack? She kinda had vampire eyes. You know when the vampire guy was melting? The skin kind of looked like the Nightmare On Elm Street guy… Freddy.

(4 out of 5)




55.) The Guardian (1990) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: How many movies have you seen where the bad guy is a tree? Exactly, go watch The Guardian. This movie is a slow burn with a very satisfying over the top finish. A classic evil nanny tale takes a turn towards the super natural when our too good to be true nanny turns out to be a baby scarifying pagan... tree nymph? This is all established in the first 10 minutes and the suspense of our film is seeing her with the next family. I can't believe it took me 32 years to finally watch this.


(4 out of 5)




56.) Memorial Valley Massacre (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Mr peepers as the bad guy? Yep it’s that kind of movie. “We’re not shutting down this camp!” as a cave man takes out people one by one. Lacking the gore and nudity of your typical slasher this night in the woods is surprisingly family friendly as Mowgli murders all who forsake the land. It’s bad but oddly interesting too…. This would be good fodder for How Did This Get Made?

(2.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Thoughts:
That’s the son right? Why he didn’t come out and do anything? He knew his father is there, it’s just so weird. Weird interesting movie, and he doesn’t talk anymore too, it’s kind of weird.

(3 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good. Is this movie called Memorial Day or the thing on the cover? (Both) Unusual, because you don't typically see a caveman as the killer.

(3.5 out of 5)





B-17.) O'Fallon Brewery: All Hallows Treat (Missouri)*

My Thoughts: Smells like a weird liquorishy old person candy. Taste bizarre. Like some light cleaner got spilt into the beer. I think the real problem here is that I don’t know what Chai taste like. Is this on point? Is it another in succession of bullshit crazy beers? I may never know. Not that it was unbearable somewhat pleasant and pretty mild as it warms. Beer + Fabulouso isn't so bad.

(3 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like rum. Very sweet. Taste like rum with sum sour to it. I don’t know. I don’t think it’s a beer, not bad it’s just too sweet.





57.) Flesh For Frankenstein 3D (1973) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: “To know death Otto, you have to fuck life in the gallbladder!” Young Udo Kier is just as weird as old Udo Kier. This time he is playing Barron Von Frankenstein, married to his sister with 2 mute voyeuristic children. Having created woman he seeks to create a “zombie” man so that they can make him an army of monster child slaves. Or I guess a whole race of slaves. Unfortunately, for the last price (the male creature's head) he acquires a gay head. I think this is meant to be a comedy, it’s hard to tell with how straight it is played but between plot elements and the torrents of blood that spew from every severed body part it has to be… right? A comedy with an abundance of soft euro sleeze erotica. I think I liked this. The 3D was meh but there were a few good pop-out like holding out guts to the audience and the comical head separator. This has made me both want and not want to pick up Blood For Dracula. Perhaps I need to listen to that historian track on the 4K disc...

(3.5 out of 5)


Oct 17th
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58.) The Spell (1977) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Creepy daughter, witch-fu, satanic panic! This 70's made for tv faire took awhile to warm up but was a more than satisfying slow burn. As much about the cool period house as it is the moral dilemma of a daughter succumbing to the siren song of witchcraft, this movie boosts a young Helen Hunt and Mr. McGee from The Incredible Hulk! Both under threat for our fat teen that just doesn't quite fit in. Also it is hilarious that this girl is considered fat in the 70's as she would definitely not be considered fat by today's standards. Also looked like we had a snake out the mouth scene cut short by 70's network censors? I have got to listen to the commentary on this one

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, you’re right it’s kinda like WandaVision for a little bit. It was not scary at all. It was a pretty house and it did not look like Philbrook museum.

(3 out of 5)





B-18.) 1940's Brewing Co: Effin Pumpkin (New York)*

My Thoughts: No real pumpkin scent, just your typical wheat beer head. On the tongue it is a different story. High alcohol with perhaps overly artificial pumpkin yielding to a light airy wheat. Not bad, but I could have used a better pumpkin flavor, this does not make me feel like I am drinking out of a little pumpkin. Man, I should have bought more of those UFO Journey To Planet Pumpkins. Warmer and flatter I like the pumpkin a bit better (not that that is a conceit you should ever have with beer).

(3 out of 5)




59.) Invasion Of The Blood Farmers (1972) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Trashy 70's drive-in flick that delivers on it's outlandish title with rivers of blood and... farmers. I wanted to like this but for some reason just couldn't connect with the humor here, perhaps it just hit me at the wrong time but this struck me as somewhat boring.Perhaps somewhat trailblazing for freak fest like Motel Hell but they just didn't have the formula quite down at this point.

(2.5 out of 5)



Oct 18th
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60.) The Apparition (2012) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: Ok, this is going to be a spoiler review. This thing has like a 3% on Rotten Tomatoes and has been out for a decade, if you were going to see it you would have by now. Let’s start out with the ending, this movie ends in a ghost CostCo, or maybe an upside down CostCo. Is the lady going to haunt the CostCo? Will the displays change around her? I mean they aren’t going to have tents and sleeping bags on display all year. Is she alive in the upside down? Does she have to eat, is this like a Langoliers situation? So many questions. This movie has everything in it, an Avenger who calibrates TVs, a Harry Potter alum ghost hunter, the ghost lady from The Grudge shows up, it’s set in super Polrergeistian house, there is a Paranormal Activities camera set up, furniture merges into walls, ghost nests, a ghost busting montage and all of that in like a 70 minute movie. Ok 73 minutes but still , those were some super long credits to get this one officially timed out at 82 minutes. Does this movie deserve the hate it gets? I don’t think so, have these people even seen Jurassic Dead? If you can find enjoyment in something like Wish Upon you will find this to be a good bedfellow.

(3.5 out of 5)





61.) Commentary For The Spell (1977) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Somehow I listened to an audio essay and a commentary by this Amanda Reyes on different movies in the same challenge. I guess it is a sign that I just need to go ahead and buy her book. The so called Made For TV movie expert does an good job here giving us a baseline history and talking about the movie without really having much in the way of behind the scenes knowledge. Her audio essay for A Child In The Night is a bit better and well prepared but that is something you would expect from a written piece.

(3 out of 5)


Oct 19th
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62.) Demons (1985) (4K UHD)

My Thoughts: This is a movie that has changes a lot for me over the years. I remember when I first picked it up as VHS as a kid it was so lurid and filthy. It was this secret european thing and there was so so much screaming. It was something I wasn't supposed to be watching so of course I had to watch it. I never upgraded those VHS tapes and probably haven't watched this in 20-25 years (fuck when did I get old?) and watching it today in 4K I was stuck by just how beautiful it looked; The lights, the city, our diverse 1980's cast. And just how kind of goofy the Demons looked. A mysterious free movie ticket turns into a prophetic outbreak of zombie rules demons, one scratch one bite and you are one (unless the script needs you not to be). I dug the collection of people working together to fight the demons, every group of survivors needs a loud mouth pimp and I am always a fan of movies within movies. One thing I never really got while watching this over the years is it's play on public fear at the time of people committing violent acts they see in horror movies, that the movies would essentially come to life in the crimes of the would be public that was cursed with such motion picture imagery (shout out to the commentary on Censor for that insight).

(4 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, is it like the end of the world or something? Or the end of the world for that place? (I think it is a localized zombie Demon outbreak) Is it like if you get the green stuff on you you turn into one or just if you get a scratch or bitten? (Maybe all of the above) Some of the people were kind of dumb and weren’t thinking. The not dumb guy, I liked him, and when he was a zombie he was actually jumping I think. How is that motorcycle working? Is it just a prop or a real one? A lot of cigarettes in this movie.

(4 out of 5)





63.) Hellraiser (1987) (DVD)

My Thoughts: I am less an expert on the Hellraiser series than on nearly ever other horror franchise. But from what I can recall one of the reasons this (and I think 2) worked so well was the non-singular focus on the Cenobites. We had this other dirty/forbidden plot and the Cenobites were just a part of that, you could take them out of this movie and it would still work, not as interesting but still watchable. Also there was something so interesting about how everything was dirty/depraved here, the whole movie, ever set, all of the characters (except our virtuous 2), it really builds a unique and lasting impression. There is a reason there are 11 of these and now I think I might actually need to see that new one (and maybe part 2 again).

(4.5 out of 5)


Oct 20th
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64.) Jakob's Wife (2021) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: A preacher’s wife turns creature of the night in small town America. Will he cleans evil for the lord or honor his wife? As much a fan of Barbara Crampton as I am this did not do much for me. In fact she might have been the only thing that saved this from being a waste of time. Not a huge fan of the Salem’s Lot vampires and I feel like the vampire hunting didn’t go far enough. A lot of those movie is about being old and kind of having given up on life and that energy really works for the story but probably it’s also somewhat detrimental to it’s entertainment value. In a similar situation I could see myself feeding my wife and taking initiative to kill the one that turned her hoping lore was correct so that was interesting to think about. But for a movie where our struggling husband could bless gallons and gallons of water and must have owned a myriad of religious paraphernalia there were some big missed opportunities here.

(3 out of 5)

My Daughter’s Thoughts:
Good
, there wasn’t many vampires. (Would you try to help me if I turned all vampy?) As much as I can. (Feed me?) I probably couldn’t because I am just a kid. I thought that Jacob was going to get bitten (Did you want him to?) Not specifically. It was weird the way the blood would shoot out of the bodies.

(4 out of 5)





65-66.) Shock Cinema (1991) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Apparently originally released as 4 individual VHS tapes back in the day, I gotta say if I had picked up any singular one of them I would have been disappointed. Both episodes 1 & 2 are a super lightly hosted collection of themed interviewed responses. While there are a few good stories here the lack of a narrative thru line and the less than clear connections to a lot of the movies being talked about make this just a jumbled interview salad. A few clips or even a poster in the corner of the screen would have gone a long way here. Episode 3 starts with a sizzle reel and you think to yourself, finally they are getting their shit together! No it’s just an indication you are about to watch a clip show (from only a handful of movies and mostly Nightmare Sisters). Episode 4 starts with the same sizzle reel and is just behind the scenes, bloopers and trailers. In this 4 hours of content you could probably stitch together a feature length retrospective but this just all felt like raw, unpolished material. Also it’s vaguely unsettling to shove your finger in Brinke Steven's Mouth every time you pick up the disc...

(2 out of 5)




67.) Hellboy (2019) (4K UHD)*

My Thoughts: I was a little worried when the opening to this movie used the Bordello Of Blood plot device but you know it was actually pretty good. I am not sure why Ron Pearman fan's are so loyal but they are missing out. This was fun time of monsters fighting monsters, cracking wise and man David Harbour is a great fit for this roll. Weird how every movie he is in has him in a Russian prison in some capacity... Just like Paul Rudd and Baskin Robins... conspiracy! But really if you like some slightly goofy monster-sploitation this is well worth a watch, also tons of fun ultra-violence. At the risk of losing the reader this felt to me like R-Rated R.I.P.D., another movie people should give a second chance.

(4 out of 5)


Oct 21st
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68.) Halloween Ends (2022) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: When was the last time I was excited to see a Halloween film? Part 7, maybe a little with Part 11, not so much with this one. In fact coming in as a sequel to one of my most disappointing views last year I have to say the bar was pretty low, probably even on the ground. But then they went and did something like this... and totally redeemed themselves! This was shlock trash and I loved it. Michael doesn't even show up for a good 40 minutes and when he does he's just been hanging out in a sewer this whole time. A damaged kid starts bringing him victims and gets brought on as an apprentice Karate Kid so he can get revenge on his bullies. So so many bullies, Haddonfield has got to be the worst place to live in the states... well except Detroit.

(4 out of 5)




69.) Commentary For Parasite 3D (1982) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: A writer track usually doesn’t bode well for commentary fans and this one did fall in line with those expectations. Our heavily accented writer does have a few interesting things to say but they are all very front loaded and early in the track. This is definitely one of those “why am I still listening?” tracks in the second half. I did enjoy the genesis story of Parasite. Empire pictures being famous for green lighting and making movies based on posters as opposed to scripts made this one just based on the title. And w find out that our post apocalypse is 1992, was that mentioned in the movie? Stand out quote: “I’m not sure if this was the high point of anyone’s career except maybe mine.”

(2.5 out of 5)





70.) Demons 2 (1986) (4K UHD)

My Thoughts: Demons 2 is more of the same. Similarly to the first movie, I also really want to see the movie within a movie, as it seemed interesting. Also is it just playing on broadcast tv in this universe? Maybe even just to this building? The whole logic on that was… foreign to me. Fun that they brought back our strong black man, we get to see little Asia Argento and an Italian Ghoulie. Surprising the Demons IP never did much after this, these always struck me as really solid euro horror flicks.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter’s Thoughts:
Good, I thought the pregnant couple would not make it. What about the other characters that drove off in the first movie? Or is this like a different place? (I think it’s a weird sequel) Probably one of those ones that doesn’t math, right? I feel like the kid demon would be easy to kill if she just killed it, right? Because she didn’t really do anything.

(4 out of 5)





71.) Hell High (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Finally I have seen the movie that goes with this infamous poster art! This is a slightly different 80’s… slasher or ra… almost rape revenge movie. Starting with a prank on a mentally impaired woman that goes way way too far. Our group of lovable misfits gets into a bit of hot water and have to do their best to pin the deed on someone else. Not an especially good movie but being a teen slasher in the 80’s puts it already in the green in my books. I don’t know what it is about watching teens make bad decisions that lead to their untimely demise that is so entertaining. Now let’s see what Joe Bob has to say about it, will he spot the white stunt man in black face?

(3.5 of 5)

My Daughter’s Thoughts:
Good. I did not like the effects of that little chase scene, with the motorcycle and the car. I didn’t like the movement. That teacher has the same name as my gifted class teacher. Ms Storm was like that girl in the haunting who really wanted to walk up the creepy stairs.

(3.5 out of 5)





72.) Commentary For Hell High (1989) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Any commentary with Joe Bob automatically makes the disc a worthwhile purchase and this was no difference. Big fan of his humor based look at the movie and sprinkling of historian factoids. He does not point out the black face stunt man but he does catch quite a lot of things my mind glossed over while watching this the first time. I would have preferred if the intro had the TNT style list as opposed to showing clips from the film you are about to watch but otherwise this is the dream for commentary fans.

(4 out of 5)



Oct 22nd
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73.) X (2022) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: A 1979 period piece that is a horror movie about people making an adult movie, called X but rated R. Also that must have been a difficult tightrope, how much can you show before X becomes rated X and it's also got to decrease your actor pool at some point as well. TI West does a very nice TCM meets The Visit story that is beautifully shot and set to a fun 70's classics soundtrack. It's got that dirty premise and promised of skin that makes it a shoe in for the genre. But it was kind of weird how quickly the prequel came out. I almost wonder if the prequel was the one he really wanted to do and agreed to do this as a 1/2 deal.

(4 out of 5)





74.) Uncle Peckerhead (2020) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Duh's World Tour. Death On The Road. A Band And A Roadie. Monster Roadie. $5 Demo Tapes. Literally any other title besides Uncle Peckerhead. Just like Butt Boy I am never going to be able to convince anyone to watch this and it's a shame because it was pretty good. Left with no alternative a struggling band has to hitch a ride with a weird old man on the start of their first tour but things take a turn when midnight rolls around and Peck becomes a creature out for blood. I really liked the comedy with this one, very quirky and off beat, we have a fun What About Bob? thing going on for awhile, some ultra violence and you know some passable music. Can't wait to listen to the cast commentary.

(4 out of 5)





75.) Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone' (2007) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: The Flavor Flav connection here is a complete an unconnected tac on. He is suppose to be a crypt keeper analog, adorned with a spooky version of his clock and then he doesn't talk about the movie at all. And one step further the behind the scene segment, with intermixed Flav, had him in a completely different outfit and clock. The movie is about a group of kids who crank call people until they reach a nut, he comes and kills their parents, cut to a decade later and they haven't learned their fucking lesson! The last reel of this movie plays like a lower budget version of Scream and I actually enjoyed it. It is a mixed cast but our African American victims do seem to have the best scenes and dialog and en up being our final, which is kind of hilarious as when the police get there they are immediately shot. I expected this movie to be a lot worse than it ended up being and if it has a stronger first half it could have had some legs but I imagine by the time it actually gets going we have already lost the majority of it's would be audience.

(2.5 out of 5)





76.) Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead (2020) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I tried but I couldn't come up with good alternate poster art for this one. Also Lies! While there are cast members in this commentary this is not a cast commentary it is primary a crew commentary. Not that it was bad but man do I enjoy a good cast commentary. Commentary commentary commentary. Usually low budget movies are a show in for great commentaries as the struggle to overcome leads to some great behind the scenes stories. This one was ok but nothing exceptional.

(3 out of 5)




77.) The Invisible Man Appears (1949) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Weird post WWII Japanese Invisible Man story. A scientist working on an invisibility formula (which the way he describes it sounds like vantablack paint) is kidnapped and made to turn a man invisible before his formula is ready for human trials. The goal of which is to steal a quarter of million dollar necklace (adjusted for exchange rate and inflation). But he is terrible at this and messes up over and over. and then they run stories about him in the paper and literally everyone believes he is real. It's so weird, not a single skeptic in Kobe apparently. Someone will shout out for help that the invisible man is there and a group of people will show up, all 100% on the same page. Also it has been awhile since I have seen the 1930's Universal Invisible Man movies but iirc the effects in those fair better than the effects here. This is a movie you watch for curiosity sake, not for entertainment value.

(2.5 out of 5)


Oct 23rd
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78.) The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly (1957) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: I decided to watch this this morning just to finish off the set, not really expecting much but dang they upped their game with this one. We get a proper 1960's mad scientist laboratory, no more invisibility potion, this one uses a machine and it doesn't make you crazy. What does make you crazy though is the human fly juice which some construction magnet has for some reason and uses it to get back at people who didn't help him after WWII. To stop the fly killer a police officer decides to go see thru and then we get this cat and mouse game to catch the criminal, with lots of murder, cabaret dancing and charming effects this hit the itch for a fun 50's monster movie. Especially the way over the top final reel.

(3.5 out of 5)




79.) Cockneys Vs Zombies (2012) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Love the source of the zombie outbreak in this movie, an uncovered sealed crypt from the middle ages that construction workers plan to plunder. This outbreak dovetails with our band of less than stellar criminals attempt to rob a bank and thus our would be bank robbers find themselves in the middle of a massive zombie outbreak. These are your classic slow moving Romero zombies but they do tend to walk a little slower when needed to for comedy purposes. It is a solid plot, decent comedy and passable zombie outbreak. The overly thick "Cockney" accent is what really pushes this one over the top, everyone is just so interesting to listen to. That and for whatever reason I am a sucker for the zomcoms. Something interesting to note for physical media collectors, this title must have sold extremely poorly for Shout Factory as it seems to be heavily discounted ever time they have a sale and the copies that they do send out (as recently as last month) still come with slips. This strikes me as a somewhat overlooked movie state side and I don't think it should be. Whew, I made it to the end of the review and didn’t mention Shaun Of The Dead once…. fuck.

(3.5 out of 5)





80.) Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This was the last non-reboot Leprechaun I hadn't seen yet. My pint sized journey is finally at an end. Part 4: In Space takes the Leprechaun to new heights as a galactic terror out to marry an alien princess before being inconvenienced by a super low rent team of Aliens-esk marines. While not up to Jason X quality it does frequently boast Critters 4 levels of space sequel horror. Also come to think about it cannologically, the only reals sequels to the Leprechaun and Friday the 13th at this point could be further space adventures. So this was... bad. Charmingly bad? Maybe. It is for sure much bearable now then it would have been in the late 90's and really a step up from Leprechaun 3 but also frequently hard to watch it's self. I'm split.

(2.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good. So many Star Wars references. I feel like it is better than the trailer, of what I remember. Why was the password Wizard, does it have to do with anything? (The robot guy says it when they first meet him) I don’t remember that (I don’t either I am just guessed from the context).

(4 out of 5)





81.) Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 (1988) (VHS)

My Thoughts: Hey, that guy from The Killer Tongue is in this! So... there does seem to be several characters that more know about the plot than they should. Also our bad doctor who has been researching the box for years before the internet got me thinking. Would there be a Reddit sub about the box now? Watching this today in 250 lines of resolution on my 4K TV I was thinking to myself it might be worthwhile to upgrade this title. Does the hell dimension still look like a rinky dink haunted house in HD? I have always been fascinated with other dimensions, or the idea of them. This, the second Babylon 5 movie, Event Horizon and the Void hit an interesting trigger in my brain. Logically I would think the such things aren't possible but I want to believe.

(3.5 out of 5)





82.) I'll Take Your Dead (2018) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: A Father and daughter run an under the table body disposal service until one day they receive one that isn’t quite dead yet. The ghostly trappings of this one were a nice light touch as if any place would be haunted it would be this one and the daughter giving me big Lacey Chabert vibes with that voice. I should have watched this one with the daughter.

(3.5 out of 5)



Oct 24th
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83.) Day Shift (2022) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: A struggling separated dad must overcome the bureaucracy at work to secure a better future for his child. Or Jamie Fox kills vampire by the boatload to buy his little girl braces. I really liked the idea for this movie and while it was better than last year's Vampires Vs. The Bonx it still left me wanting. Specifically I think it just kind of fell into boring action shlock with way too much plot armor and exposition in the final reel. Also Snoop is fun but he needs to be used sparingly with the acting. The overly saturated colors, popular music and extreme violence did make my monkey brain happy though.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter’s Thoughts:
Good, wasn’t scary. (It was a comedy) Was that one guy a vampire? Is that why he said that thing at the end? (I think he made it) He just likes vampire hunting. (That was a play on the ending line of Lost Boys.) Oh. What kind of vampire do you think that Seth was? (In the mythology of this movie he would have been an Uber since he survived beheading).

(5 out of 5)





B-19.) The Brox Brewery: Das Brox Oktoberfest (New York)*

My Thoughts: Smells like a fresh fall night. But the smell is a lie. It’s an overly front of the mouth bitter loaded Oktoberfest with a liquorish zinger at the end. Not terrible and does take on light caramel characteristic as it warms but the whole time you are drinking it you are wishing you were drinking a more traditional fest beer. Why you do this to me Bronx?

(2.5 out of 5)





84.) 3 AM Part 2 3D (2014) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: A step down from the previous 3AM, this time we have a rather tepid ghost getting revenge on his motorcycle club, a headless nun and a the boss is already dead story. The strongest story was the nun one, something about Asian ladies in habits, also there were several headless cutaways that were unintentional laugh out loud moments. As for the 3D it is also somewhat lack luster except for a few stand out shots such as headless pidgin spurting blood and beam thru car windshield.

(2.5 out of 5)


Oct 25th
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85.) Patrick (1978) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Who knew, typewriters would be such a big part of my day? Solid Aussie paranormal medical thriller. Comatose ever since killing his mum, Patrick just lays there, he always lays there... or does he? This was a slow burn movie but being vintage and from Australia every frame was interesting to look at and listen to. Also it reminded me of the morbid fact that they usually suture coma patients eyes shut, I kind of with I hadn't remembered that. Patrick may not be as prolific a killer as nearly everyone else I have had here in the horror challenge but he was oddly one of the most interesting. Also be aware there is some real amphibian death in this movie, if my history serves I think there was a frog plague at the time? So it might have even played a bit well locally. I might need to watch that commentary, we'll see how the sequel treats me.

(4 out of 5)

My Daughter’s Thoughts:
Why do killers always like hospitals? Because of the weak people? And it was like at… Patrick was there when the light was flickering, just like when Vecna was there when the light went on in Stranger Things. It was good.

(4.5 out of 5)





B-20.) Dead Armadillo Brewing Co: Pumpkin Porter (Oklahoma)*

My Thoughts: Smells like being in Harry Potter, although maybe I am projecting because it is a porter. Ohhh, that taste fancy. Very light bitter and carbonation lead this dark creamy that ends with a satisfying… stick? Finish. I don’t know it’s like I am drinking something made from dark wood but it’s a good. A creamy dark walnut chair leg. I never knew, I guess I am a porter guy.

(4 out of 5)





86.) Patrick Still Lives (1980) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Wow, I was not prepared. They built an appliance so they could show that and everything! This Italian made unofficial sequel, aside from being Severin's primary business model, pushed the concept of the original so far that it was hard not to have a good time watching it. Italian ladies drink, fright, strut around with no clothes (and for like a considerable amount of the movie) and then ultimately fall prey to our comatose villain Patrick. This Patrick becomes comatic after a bad car accident and then an evil doctor invites a a group of less than stellar individuals to the mansion/coma center for 10 Little Indians purposes. This was off the walls bonkers and is highly recommended for anyone who liked the first one, heck anyone who didn't like the first one might give the sequel a go to. Just be aware there is one particular Cannibal Holocaust level scene that will shock.

(4 out of 5)



Oct 26th
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87.) Chucky S02E01 (2021) (Streaming) (Wild Card #2)*

My Thoughts: Good start to the new season with a suicide Chucky blowing up a child, a change of settings and an OG Tiffany back in the mix. Also I know you got to do it to build suspense but come on, ain't no way that the Tiffany Doll in the killer doll tv show just going to be a plain doll, why even do that bit at this point. Fingers crossed that season 1 plot armor is wearing thin to add some bite. A note on the SYFY streaming app, what is up with the constant double stacked TV-MA on the screen at all times between that and the SYFY logo at the bottom a substantial amount of the screen was obnoxiously blocked. I am watching it on the SYFY app and I know it's TV-MA, give us a break, guys.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter’s Thoughts:
Good
, how did all the character’s know where Charles Lee Ray’s house was and about Tiffany doll and all that? (I think that came up in their research last season also it seems that Bride Of Chucky was real movie in this universe that the character have watched?) Ah ok, so people made a movie about a real thing that happened? (Yes) The most interesting part was where they had to go to that church school place because it adds more story to the show

(4 out of 5)

My Wife’s Thoughts: It’s getting weird and so many people are just knowing the Chucky… it’s kind of funny. Therapist are weird, I don’t think she is a therapist, she is somehow related to Chucky.

(4 out of 5)





B-21.) O'Fallon Brewery: Pumpkin Seed Oktoberfest (Missouri)*

My Thoughts: A pumpkin! An Oktoberfest! A pumpkin, an Oktoberfest! It’s a Pumpkin and an Oktoberfest! Has science gone too far? This one actually smells like pumpkin, like the big bin of pumpkins at the store with maybe a hint of raisin? Taste wise it is understandably confusing, Oktoberfest in the front and dark moody vegetable in the back… of your mouth. It’s an interesting brew but one you would have to actively think about to taste. More Fest-y cold and more witchy warm.

(3.5 out of 5)





88.) Crimes Of The Future (2022) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: The Cenobites are at it again this time… But in all seriousness this movie movie does have a Hellraiser sequel problem. It starts you out so deep in the weird sexual surgery of this culture that it just has no where to go, no stakes to up. After the first surgery performance art and sex with cutting scene that’s it, I’m not shocked anymore. Set in a non-specific future humans have evolved to not feel pain and not get infections, this has lead to laissez faire surgery everywhere and the growth of new and exciting internal organs. Most are removed but of course there are a contingency that embrace these evolutionary changes. I was excited for Chronenbergian return to sci-fi but this one didn’t really move the scalpel for me.

(3 out of 5)


Oct 27th
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89.) John Dies At The End (2012) (Blu-Ray)

My Thoughts: Dang, apparently not my first trip on the Soy Sauce. I guess I streamed this one a few years go during the 2017 challenge... still it is a good movie. Here are my still relevant 2017 thoughts: "John and his friend David inject a drug that opens their eyes to the more Cronenbergian aspects of the world. It is frequently difficult to follow the narrative of this movie with the time displacements/phantoms/lies being told by the main character but I found this horror comedy irreverently charming. You can really feel Don Coscarelli's sci-fi influence throughout the movie, it almost felt British. Also it has made me decide that I need to give Bubba Ho Tip another try after not liking it 15 years ago." Oh yeah, I do need to re-watch Bubba Ho Tep! But maybe Lovecraft Country first though...

(4 out of 5)





B-22.) Zero Gravity Craft Brewery: Jaws (Vermont)*

My Thoughts: Shark fin suds? Chum beer? Maybe made with… sea water? Nope, just regular bad beer in a themed can, always punishing horror fans with these for some reason. Highly carbonated with a sharp near IPA taste and an overly acidic aftertaste that lingers in the back corners of your mouth. I just don’t know if I see Chief Broody drinking something like this, this seems like more a Jaws the Revenge beer.

(2 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Very hoppy, bitter. Yeah so bitter, I don’t like it.



Oct 28th
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90-94.) Lovecraft Country S01E01-10 (2020) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: In a world where Lovcraftian horrors become manifest, the scariest thing of all is white people. I gotta say I was starting to feel a little hurt that every white person was just the worst but then I got into the groove of this as a Blaxploitation affair and yeah it started to work. I suppose the 9 foot tall black lady space robot would have knocked that idea into me too if I hadn't of been in by that point. The show varies in quality as our cast stumble through a litany of Lovcraftian happenings, from time travel to succubi. But it peaked when they did Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade meets National Treasures. I liked it but I can also see why it was never renewed. Also hairy tentacles are way worse than regular tentacles, even if they do call them 'tails' later.

(3-4 out of 5)




95.) R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: The sequel to Mostly Ghostly, a movie I watched with my daughter in the 2018 OHMC, carries on the intricate narrative of our would be magician and his dead friends. At least I think it does? I don't remember watching the other one at all but considering I rated that one a 1.5 I suppose it's for the best. That's that part of my brain that the alcohol kills first, the part with any sub 2 star movie knowledge. This one I think is a step up, not that that is saying much, it is still poorly acted has even worse effects and is made for tv trash for kids. But I kinda dug the Russian Gymnast lady who would inhabit the other characters and make them make fools of themselves and they had some decent flair on their haunted house or on part of it at any rate. Also our dance number at the end had an old man in it, struggling to keep up with the kids the entire time. I identified with that man, the whole I don't want to be here but I am doing it for the kids... that's Mostly Ghostly 2. Also when the dad called the trick or treaters a "marauding hoard of candy crazed goons."

(2 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good. I like that one kids costume, like the cat girl. That one cat in the drawer looks like of like Ozzy but thinner. It kind of reminds me of, that movie on Netflix that we watched, of the boy that has to read the stories to that witch... (Night Books) It’s kinda like that… somehow.

(4.5 out of 5)





96.) 10/31 (2017) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Perhaps I was too harsh on Bad Candy? This ultra low budget anthology boast 5 shorts of wildly varying quality. The first story is called The Hag and while it hands down has the best and most picturesque location our aforementioned hag make up is bad, it’s a skinny guy in an old lady costume and it made me feel bad for also judging the old age make up in X so hard. Its best story comes second in the form of a spooky scarecrow tale. Then we a have roller rink killer, demon trick or treaters + Santa? and a more classic slasher short. There was bits and pieces of likable things here but overall it was lacking in the fun and somehow was able to make 4 short stories drag. Fingers crossed for part 2 I guess which I bought at the same time….

(2.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, what was your favorite story? (Scarecrow) That one was good. Why did the hag not kill that person? (She brings people for the hag to kill) And that’s why they call it the ginger bread house. I liked the one were there was Ben & the other boy and it was like Halloween vs Christmas.

(3.5 out of 5)





B-23.) Empire Brewing Company: Black Magic Pumpkin Stout (New York)*

My Thoughts: This smells like it should be a lotion at Bath and Body Works. Sugar cookies and grape soda scented? It’s weird because it smells delicious the entire time you are drinking it but you get this miss match of bitter chalkiness on the tongue. When I actively try not to smell I get some earthen gourd taste with the chalk, really wished it tasted like it smelled though.

(3 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like pound cake or some kind of cookie... sweets. I don’t know very bitter but thick, smells very close to vanilla when I am drinking. Not bad but I do not care for it.





B-24.) Barrel Of Monks Brewing: Laser Snake (Florida)*

My Thoughts: IPA, fuck. Ok here is my new theory on IPAs aside from their target audience of Covid patients who have lost some aspect of their sense of taste. Their secondary audience is people tricked into buying then when they have awesome as fuck cans like Laser Snake! Smells a bit like an IPA poured over white sauce pizza. Well at least the makers of this one seem to know that no one likes IPAs so they have been kind enough to fruit it up. I am getting nectarine? Or maybe mango? Definitely a fruit but not one that I actively eat, something from the tropical lifesavers line.

(2 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste: (Grimace) Ugh, bitter stuff cannot be in the fruit, stinks, weird.



Oct 29th
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97.) Sand Serpents (2009) (DVD)*

My Thoughts: Syfy level garbage. But man if they had used effects to the quality of the DVD menu this could have been fun. Set totally in Afghanistan and not a US quarry this... "movie" follows a team of terrible soldiers on a mission to secure a ruby mine? They are captured by Taliban, saved and then pursued by CG Tremor derivatives. Although I guess these are a bit closer to their Dune counter parts than Graboid contemporaries. They do have some semi-interesting abandoned locals to hold up in but otherwise this movie isn't really worth your time. Slightly better than Toxin, handily better than Jurassic Dead.

(2 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
OK... I knew at the end that the helicopter was going to come. When sand serpents type creatures there has to be something to do with the neck or they have to go inside to kill it.

(3 out of 5)





98.) Freaks (2018) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: This is a movie I would recommend seeing blind. So stop reading if you fall into that peculiar category of knowing nothing about this film and reading this review? So yeah… no one. OK, this low budget Heroes is set in the Days of Future Past future were all powered individuals are immediately hunted down and eliminated. The reason for the disclaimer is if you go in not knowing this (like I did) the initial set up of the film is quite an interesting ride about a girl living with her father in this crusty old house. Is he crazy? Is the world outside as dangerous as he tells her? Knowing only that initial hook myself this took me on a journey and ended up being some solid highly satisfying sci-fi. This is what that new Firestarter could have been.

(4 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, it was very like Firestarter, like the eyes were bleeding. Why did the father think the mother died? (The grandfather told him that. Which powers would you want?) Maybe the moms one to be like a torpedo thing and the main menu of the Blu-ray does not look like any of the scenes in the movie.

(4.5 out of 5)





B-25.) O'Fallon Brewery: Salted Caramel Pumpkin Beer (Missouri)*

My Thoughts: I get that caramel scent but it is a bit sour, can’t say I have ever smelled sour caramel but this is it. Like caramel on a lemon. Taste wise it is sharper just right on the tip of your tongue and that goes away super quick and you are left with near flavorless seltzer water in the middle of your mouth and on the swallow that’s when you get that caramel flavor, not as good as it smells but hey not an IPA! Also yeah citrus zing after the caramel. It’s a bit of a roller coaster beer, might pair well with The Barbarian.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like rum, oh sweet, fruity. Taste like fermented apple cider with a little alcohol, it’s not bad.





B-26.) Zero Gravity Craft Brewery: Oktoberfest Marzen Lager (Vermont)*

My Thoughts: Run of the mill general beer sent, come on Vermont thrill me. On and over the tongue I really like this but then it hits you with that weird sedimentary river water finshing, why, Vermont? (Later) ok after my taste buds had a chance to reset and the beer warmed just a little this faired better, still pretty light on our more traditional Oktoberfest notes that funky aftertaste gets reduced by half and this a light drinkable beer, what the fuck am I even saying anymore?

(3 out of 5)





99.) The Other Hell (1981) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Oh my god… the tabernacle! This is one of the wildest Nun exploration movies I have ever seen and upon self reflection I have seen a surprising amount of them. Punctuated by that moody 80s Italian horror soundtrack. This hard boiled daughter of the devil flick murders nuns with wild abandon as a priest is called in to investigate these heinous happenings In The Name Of The Rose Style. Just don't expect In The Name Of The Rose quality, also watch this with booze, that is all.

(3.5 out of 5)


Oct 30th
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100.) Don't Panic (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Don’t Panic! I miss when movies had original referential music like this. Don’t Panic is a Mexican stab at a US horror movie. It follows our main character Michael as a boy cursed to watch the deaths of his classmates though a Freddy-like villains eyes. Plot wise it is very by the book Nightmare inspired knock off but everything is just a bit off in an unusually interesting way where a US movie with this plot might have bored. Oh, and pajamas, a big part of this movie is the pajamas, they are a a venerable cultural touchstone.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good, it was like the lamp because they drank a bunch of soda, for the first part, and it was like Nightmare On Elm Street. I thought Michael would survive. And I like how the song in the credits says “don’t panic”. The guy from Don’t Panic looks like Patrick.

(3.5 out of 5)





101.) The Editor (2014) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Hey it’s a Giallo spoof! And it’s made by the same guy who made Psycho Goreman! When murders start occurring in a small horror film studio all the clues point to dun dun dun dun The Editor. This was a fun send up to the genre with its poorly dubbed and “translated” dialog, ridiculous plot and over the top violence and nudity. Fans of the humor of such films as PG, Dude Bro Massacre 3 or Lieutenant Jangles are highly advised to check this one out!

(4 out of 5)

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102.) Commentary For Don't Panic (1987) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: They mention Amanda Reyes! That's the 3rd time, adding her book to my Amazon wish list now. I went with the Hysteria Continues commentary on this one and I think I am into them now, I wasn't super vibing with them when I first started listening to their tracks last challenge but now i'm in. They are basically doing the same thing that Joe Bob as doing at the dawn of DVD with those dozen or so tracks he did. Comedy watching + history of related content/reviews/related actors and crew. “It’s those pajamas, they give him special strength.”

(4 out of 5)





103.) Chucky S02E02 (2022) (Streaming) (Wild Card #3)*

My Thoughts: Jennifer Tilly, still lookin' good at 64 and with that comedic timing. Chucky kills a nun, reveals himself to another disposable cast member of dubious appearance and texts other Chucks? We end with out Glen/Glenda cliffhanger (although it has been spoiled for me on the nets already) further cementing Chucks new LGBT style. A note if you watch this streaming on SYFY and then ask the app not to track you, the commercials you get for every break are for HIV meds, EV cars and Insurance. Is there a horror character whose ads would be things like red hats and diesel trucks? What a weird place the country is in. Sucks for stumpy Nica.

(3.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Thoughts:
Good. I like the pictures in the picture frames, at the start. Lexi's room mate looks a lot like Chucky. (Is she
sus?) Why do you think she is sus? (Because she looks like Chucky.) If she looks like Chucky that doesn't mean that she's sus. I wonder what those two twins look like. I thought Chucky did not like when people had heart attacks, he liked killing? Oh yeah but that time he wasn't really doing the killing stuff that time, really. Or trying to.

(4.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Thoughts: It's good but some ridiculous stuff happen. Heart attack, really that easy? And why not kill Chucky when get him? But that school location good.

(4 out of 5)




B-27.) Drekker Brewing Company: Braaaaaaaains - Blueberry, Blackberry & Pineapple (ND)*

My Thoughts: After about a month of this sitting at room temperate I notice a warning on the side of the can “contains a significant amount of fruit, keep refrigerated at all times”... eep. This straight up looks like fancy fruit juice, some CostCo organic shit. Smells ok, kind of like a berry danish. Taste maybe ok, I mean you can never know at this point, is it suppose to taste like that? Sweet tart… berry flavor. It taste like juice. Thicker than wine, a smoothie with just a hint of carbonation. It’s good, maybe the first horror themed beer that hasn’t been an IPA so I’m all for that. I could get used to not drinking vile things.

(4 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like cake. Mmmm, taste like berry, some kind of berry beer, very sweet. Wine smoothing and beer together.





B-28.) Bridge And Tunnel Brewery: Three Sisters (NY)*

My Thoughts: Cinnamon, nutmeg, a more traditional but light pumpkin spice scent. That is not the taste I was expecting. Taste like bitter mildewed clothing. Maybe the fruit beer threw off my tasters. Let me get back to you in a half glass…. Nah still heavy with that mildewed gym sock smell, maybe a bit of pumpkin though, unremarkable.

(2.5 out of 5)

My Wife's Taste:
Smells like regular beer. Agk, so bitter… creamy but really sharp and bitter. Aftertaste is awful.





104.) A Dark Song (2016) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Seems like a good rate on a house rental. While people with dead children, perfect recipe for a horror movie. A woman hires an expert in the dark arts and sequesters herself in a house in the middle of the country to have a forbidden conversation. I really liked the first 75% of the movie, it was moody, creepy and it felt like it was building to something. Unfortunately what they built to was a little too big in my opinion and spoiled the whole feel of the movie. It went from spine tingling to schlock. Still interesting but this could have been more.

(3.5 out of 5)



Oct 31st
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B-29-30.) Dogfish Head Craft Brewery: Punkin Ale 2022 vs 2020 (DE)

2022 Thoughts: The pumpkin beer. Nice rich pumpkin scent. Taste wise it is crisp and slightly pumpkin-y. After the Planet Pumpkins and O'Fallons earlier this year though I don’t see this being a contender. Pumpkin pepper and liquid dish around the sides of your mouth. Warmer you get a thicker but maybe a bit chemically pumpkin taste. I am still a bit under the weather which may explain why I didn't enough this as much as previous years.

(3.5 out of 5)

Wife's 2022 Taste: R
egular beer smell, but very thin, not expensive, very cheap like Budweiser smell. Mmm, taste ok but taste like high alcohol contents, not bad. Very sharp first but mild after taste.

2020 Thoughts: One obvious difference is that it is no longer translucent but opaque. And it smells a little like an old library. Something does taste off… I can’t quite place what it is. It is slightly less pleasant. Not going into bad territory but it is having a deleterious effect. Maybe the whole aging thing is a bunch of malarkey. Warmer for this one gets you a streak of liquorish/wood finish taste. Is anyone even still reading my expired beer review? What does that say about you?

(3 out of 5)

Wife's 2020 Taste: Beer is aged... that? I thought beer didn’t do that kind of stuff? Smells less. I don’t know... taste little different like a little hoppy but it’s not bad but seems like lower alcohol, doesn’t kick that much.





105.) Trick (2019) (Blu-Ray)*

My Thoughts: Competent Scream analogue about another Patrick killer. This Patrick, or “Trick” does his knify thing one Halloween and then disappears until next year. This movie did a decent job of feeling like a squeal to an existing franchise and its focus on a disgraced police officer instead of a troubled teen helped keep things from being stale. While I can’t say it achieved any great heights it was ok and had some fun actors from horrors past as well.

(3 out of 5)



Nov 1st
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106.) Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular (2022) (Streaming)*

My Thoughts: Since this is the 5th year I have watched the Halloween BOTW for this challenge I don't think it's much of a stretch to call it a tradition at this point. The movies this year were Demons At The Door, Evil Toons and Night Killer. This year Josh met Tim, they had a nice spooky cave set and wall to wall David Carradine death jokes. A Fun episode and I agree with the eventual choice of victors and for the same reason. Things could have gotten a little more sloppy drunk for my tastes though.

(4 out of 5)



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Theme Night:
Spoiler:
-x- 09/30: Indie/Arthouse Crossover
..........The Haunting
..........Commentary For The Haunting
-x- 10/01: Sir Christopher Lee Centennial
..........The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..........Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
-x- 10/02: Flashback Horror
..........Child In The Night
..........Last Night In Soho
-x- 10/03: Psychological Horror
..........The Weirdo
-x- 10/04: The Folk Horror Compendium
..........The Wicker Man
..........Commentary For The Wicker Man
-x- 10/05: Do You Read Sutter Caine? - Writers/Screenwriters
..........The Wind
-x- 10/06: The Synth Of Fear: Electronic Music in Fright Cinema
..........Prevenge
-x- 10/07: The Found Footage Phenomenon
..........Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
..........Spree
-x- 10/08: Zombies
..........The World's End: The Legacy Of 'Day Of The Dead'
..........Dead Shack
-x- 10/09: Werewolves/Were-Creatures on a Full Moon
..........Werewolf By Night
-x- 10/10: The OHMC Guide To Holiday Horrors
..........Bad Candy
-x- 10/11: Pizza Delivery Dilemmas/Reality Show Terrors/National Park Nightmares/High Rise Horrors
..........The 'Burbs
-x- 10/12: Regional Horror Films From Hell
..........Winterbeast
-x- 10/13: All The Colors Of Giallo
..........Censor
-x- 10/14: The Sleazed Express: Volume 3 - "X" Edition
..........The Immortalizer
-x- 10/15: 1980's Video Companies Spotlight: Wizard Video

..........Parasite 3D
-x- 10/16: Monster Movies/Ghost Movies/Exploitation Movies
..........The Guardian
..........Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
-x- 10/17: 1922 (Platinum) Vs. 1947 (Diamond) Vs. 1972 (Gold) Vs. 1997 (Silver)
..........Invasion Of The Blood Farmers
-x- 10/18: Supernatural/Quiet/Soft/Seances
..........The Apparition
-x- 10/19: Telephone Terrors
..........Hellraiser
-x- 10/20: Vampires
..........Jakob’s Wife
-
x- 10/21: The 40th Anniversary Of Joe Bob Briggs
..........Hell High
..........Commentary For Hell High
-x- 10/22: Slashers/Serial Killers
..........X
-
x- 10/23: Trek of Treat
..........
Cockneys Vs Zombies
-x- 10/24: The OHMC Passport To Terror - Global Edition
..........3AM Part 2 3D
-x- 10/25: The Horrors of J&B Product Placement & Other Marketing Nightmares
..........Patrick Still Lives
-
x- 10/26: Body Horror
..........Crimes Of The Future
-
x- 10/27: Cosmic/Lovecraftian Horror
..........John Dies At The End
-
x- 10/28: Horror Anthologies
..........10/31
-
x- 10/29: House Of Psychotic Women
..........The Other Hell
-x- 10/30: Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell
..........A Dark Song
-
x- 10/31: All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest
..........Trick
-x- 11/01: Horror Comedies Crossover
..........Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular

Checklist:
Spoiler:
​Select 6 decades of film history:
--- Pre-1930 -
--- 1930 -
-x- 1940 - The Invisible Man Appears (1949)
-x- 1950 - The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly (1957)
-x- 1960 - The Haunting (1963)
................Commentary For The Haunting (1963)
................
The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism (1967)
................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism (1967)
-x- 1970 - The Wicker Man (1973)
................Commentary For The Wicker Man (1973)
................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D (1973)
................The Spell (1977)
................Invasion Of The Blood Farmers (1972)
................Commentary For The Spell (1977)
................Patrick (1978)
-x- 1980 - Girlfriend From Hell (1989)
................The Lamp (1987)
................Commentary For The Lamp (1987)
................The Weirdo (1989)
................Zombie Nightmare (1987)
................The Wind (1986)
................The House On Sorority Row(1982)
................Commentary For The House On Sorority Row(1982)
................Cannibal Curse (1988)
................Revenge (1986)
................Dead Of Winter (1987)
................Alligator (1980)
................The 'Burbs (1989)
................Commentary For Alligator (1980)
................The Immortalizer (1989)
................Parasite 3D (1982)
................Memorial Valley Massacre (1989)
................Demons (1985)
................Hellraiser (1987)
................Commentary For Parasite 3D (1982)
................Demons 2 (1986)
................Hell High (1989)
................Commentary For Hell High (1989)
................Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
................Patrick Still Lives (1980)
................
The Other Hell (1981)
................Don't Panic (1987)
................Commentary For Don't Panic (1987)
-x- 1990 - Child In The Night (1990)
................Winterbeast (1992)
................Death Becomes Her (1992)
................The Guardian (1990)
................Shock Cinema (1991)
................Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)
-x- 2000 - Ghosts Of Mars (2001)
................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars (2001)
................Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated (2009)
................
Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone' (2007)
................Sand Serpents (2009)
-x- 2010 - Toxin (2014)
................The Golem (2018)
................Commentary For The Golem (2018)
................Benny Loves You (2019)
................
Prevenge (2016)
................Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes (2012)
................Silent House (2011)
................The World's End: The Legacy Of 'Day Of The Dead' (2013)
................Dead Shack (2017)
................Death Reel (2015)
................The Jurassic Dead (2017)
................The Apparition (2012)
................Hellboy (2019)
................Cockneys Vs Zombies(2012)
................I’ll Take Your Dead (2018)
................3AM Part 2 3D (2014)
................John Dies At The End (2012)
................
R. L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014)
................10/31 (2017)
................Freaks (2018)
................The Editor (2014)
................A Dark Song (2016)
................Trick (2019)

-x- 2020 - Last Night In Soho (2021)
................Muppet's Haunted Mansion (2021)
................Spree (2020)
................Barbarian (2022)
................
Werewolf By Night (2022)
................Bad Candy (2020)
................The Midnight Club S01E01-10 (2022)
................Censor (2021)
................Gretel & Hansel (2020)
................Commentary For Censor (2021)
..………...Jakob’s Wife (2021)
................Halloween Ends (2022)
................X (2022)
................Uncle Peckerhead (2020)
................Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead (2020)

................Day Shift (2022)
................Chucky S01E01-02 (2022)
................Crimes Of The Future (2022)
................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10 (2020)
................
Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular (2022)


Select 4 ratings:
-x- G - The Haunting
...........Commentary For The Haunting

-x- PG - The 'Burbs
……....…Patrick
...............
R. L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?
-x- PG-13 - Gretel & Hansel
...................Death Becomes Her
...................The Apparition
-x- R - Girlfriend From Hell
...........The Lamp ​​​​​​
...........Last Night In Soho

...........Commentary For The Lamp
...........The Weirdo
...........Zombie Nightmare
...........
The Wicker Man
...........Commentary For The Wicker Man
...........Barbarian
...........
Silent House
...........The House On Sorority Row
...........Commentary for The House On Sorority Row
...........Dead Shack
...........Dead Of Winter
...........Ghosts Of Mars
...........
Alligator
...........Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
...........Commentary For Alligator
...........The Immortalizer
...........Parasite 3D
...........The Guardian
...........Memorial Valley Massacre
...........Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
...........Hellraiser
...........
Hellboy
...........Halloween Ends
...........Commentary For Parasite 3D
...........Demons 2
...........Hell High
...........Commentary For Hell High
...........X
...........Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
...........Leprechaun 4: In Space
...........Day Shift
...........Crimes Of The Future
...........John Dies At The End
...........Freaks
...........
The Other Hell
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-x- Unrated - Toxin
.....................The Golem
.....................Commentary For The Golem
.....................
Child In The Night
.....................Benny Loves You
.....................The Wind
.....................Muppet's Haunted Mansion
.....................
Prevenge
.....................Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
.....................Spree
.....................
The World's End: The Legacy Of 'Day Of The Dead'
.....................Cannibal Curse
.....................Werewolf By Night
.....................Revenge
.....................Bad Candy
.....................Death Reel
.....................Winterbeast
.....................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
.....................Censor
.....................Commentary For Censor
.....................The Jurassic Dead
.....................Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated
.....................
The Spell
.....................Commentary For The Spell
.....................Demons
.....................Jakob’s Wife
.....................Shock Cinema
.....................Uncle Peckerhead
.....................Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead

.....................The Invisible Man Appears
.....................
The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly
.....................Cockneys Vs Zombies
.....................Hellbound: Hellraiser II
.....................I’ll Take Your Dead
.....................3AM Part 2 3D
.....................Patrick Still Lives
.....................Chucky S01E01-02
.....................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10

.....................10/31
.....................
Sand Serpents
.....................Don't Panic
.....................Commentary For Don't Panic
.....................A Dark Song
.....................Trick
.....................
Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular
-x- M - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
...........Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
-x- GP - Invasion Of The Blood Farmers


Watch films in at least three formats:
-x- First format, (Blu-Ray), (The Haunting).
...........................................(Commentary For The Haunting)
...........................................(
The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism)
...........................................(Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism)
...........................................(Girlfriend From Hell)
...........................................(The Golem)
...........................................(Commentary For Commentary For The Golem)
...........................................(The Lamp)
...........................................(
Child In The Night)
...........................................(Benny Loves You)
...........................................(The Weirdo)
...........................................(Zombie Nightmare)
...........................................(
The Wicker Man)
...........................................(Commentary For The Wicker Man)
...........................................(The Wind)
...........................................(
Prevenge)
...........................................(
Spree)
...........................................(
Silent House)
...........................................(
The House On Sorority Row)
...........................................(Commentary For
The House On Sorority Row)
...........................................(
The World's End: The Legacy Of 'Day Of The Dead')
...........................................(
Bad Candy)
...........................................(Dead Of Winter)
...........................................(Ghosts Of Mars)
...........................................(Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars)
...........................................(
The 'Burbs)
...........................................(
Commentary For Alligator)
...........................................(
Winterbeast)
...........................................(
Censor)
...........................................(
The Immortalizer)
...........................................(
Gretel & Hansel)
...........................................(
Death Becomes Her)
...........................................(
Commentary For Censor)
...........................................(
The Jurassic Dead)
...........................................(
Parasite 3D)
...........................................(
The Guardian)
...........................................(
Memorial Valley Massacre)
...........................................(
Flesh For Frankenstein 3D)
...........................................(
The Spell)
...........................................(
Invasion Of The Blood Farmers)
...........................................(Commentary For The Spell)
...........................................(Jakob’s Wife)
...........................................(
Shock Cinema)
...........................................(Commentary For Parasite 3D)
...........................................(Hell High)
...........................................(Commentary For Hell High)
...........................................(X)
...........................................(Uncle Peckerhead)
...........................................(Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead)
...........................................(The Invisible Man Appears)
...........................................(
The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly)
...........................................(
Cockneys Vs Zombies)
...........................................(Leprechaun 4: In Space)
...........................................(3AM Part 2 3D)
...........................................(Patrick)
...........................................(Patrick Still Lives)
...........................................(Crimes Of The Future)
...........................................(John Dies At The End)
...........................................(10/31)
...........................................(Freaks)
...........................................(
The Other Hell)
...........................................(
Don't Panic)
...........................................(The Editor)
...........................................(
Commentary For Don't Panic)
...........................................(A Dark Song)
...........................................(Trick)

-x- Second format, (DVD), (Toxin).
...........................................(
Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes)
...........................................(
Dead Shack)
...........................................(
Cannibal Curse)
...........................................(
Revenge)
...........................................(Death Reel)
...........................................(Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated)
...........................................(The Apparition)
...........................................(Hellraiser)
...........................................(Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone')
...........................................(I’ll Take Your Dead)
...........................................(R. L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?)
...........................................(Sand Serpents)
-x- Third format, (Streaming), (Last Night In Soho).
................................................(Muppet's Haunted Mansion)
................................................(
Werewolf By Night)
................................................(
The Midnight Club S01E01-10)
................................................(Halloween Ends)
................................................(Day Shift)
................................................(Chucky S01E01-02)
................................................(Lovecraft Country S01E01-10)
................................................(Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular)
-x- Forth format, (Theater), (Barbarian).
-x- Fifth format, (4K UHD), (Alligator).
...........................................(Commentary For Alligator)
...........................................(Demons)
...........................................(Hellboy)
...........................................(Demons 2)
-x- Forth sixth, (VHS), (Hellbound: Hellraiser II).


Watch films in at least three languages:
-x- First language, (Cantonese), (Cannibal Curse).
-x- Second language, (Mandarin), (Cannibal Curse).
-x- Third language, (Japanese), (The Invisible Man Appears).
....................................................(The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly)

-x- Forth language, (Thai), (3AM Part 2 3D)
-
x- Fifth language, (Italian), (Patrick Still Lives)


Select 10 actors:
-x- Asia Argento - Demons 2
--- Peter Cushing -
--- Keith David -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Patty Duke -
--- James Hong -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- John Karlsen -
-x- Cameron Mitchell - Memorial Valley Massacre
--- Radha Mitchell -
--- Hideo Murota -
--- Daria Nicolodi -
-x- Christopher Lee - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..................................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..................................The Wicker Man
..................................Commentary For The Wicker Man
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Vincent Price -
--- Santo -
-x- Michele Soavi - Demons
--- Marianne Stone -
--- David Warbeck -
--- Chase Williamson -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
--- David Bruckner -
--- Jaume Collet-Serra -
--- Reginald Le Borg -
--- Antonio Margheriti -
--- Fred Olen Ray -
--- Peter Sasday -
--- Takashi Shimizu -
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
--- Brian Yuzna -
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -
--- Recently Deceased (insert director) -

Select 2 film composers:
-x- Tyler Bates - X
--- Les Baxter -
--- Mark Korven -
--- Paul Zaza -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Franco Di Girolamo -
--- Robert Hall -
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
--- Jack Pierce -
--- Brian Wade -
--- Recently Deceased (insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers:
--- Roger Corman -
--- James Fler -
--- Aaron B. Koontz -
--- Travis Stevens -

Select 2 writers:
--- Everett de Roche -
--- Mary Shelley -
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
--- Ernesto Gastaldi -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-x- *3-D Film - Parasite 3D
........................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
........................Commentary For Parasite 3D
........................3AM Part 2 3D
-x- Anthology Film - Bad Candy
................................10/31
-x- Appears onEdgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List - The Haunting
-x- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - The Haunting
--- Based on a True Story -
-x- Based on a Novel - The Haunting
.....................................The Lamp
.....................................Commentary For The Lamp
.....................................
The Wicker Man
.....................................Commentary For The Wicker Man
.....................................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
.....................................Gretel & Hansel
.....................................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
.....................................Hellraiser
.....................................
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
.....................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
-x- Cannibalism - Gretel & Hansel
.............................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
-x- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
....................................................................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
-x- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated
........................................................................................Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
........................................................................................Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular
-x- Comedy / Spoof - Girlfriend From Hell
..................................Muppet's Haunted Mansion
..................................
Dead Shack
..................................The 'Burbs
..................................Death Becomes Her
..................................Uncle Peckerhead
..................................Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead
..................................
Cockneys Vs Zombies
..................................Day Shift
..................................
R. L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?
..................................The Editor
-x- Coming-of-Age - Benny Loves You
.................................The Weirdo
.................................
Silent House
.................................Gretel & Hansel
.................................Jakob’s Wife
.................................X
.................................Cockneys Vs Zombies
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-x- Death by: Throat-Slitting - Benny Loves You
...............................................The Wind
...............................................
Prevenge
...............................................The House On Sorority Row
...............................................Commentary For The House On Sorority Row
...............................................Death Reel
...............................................Hellraiser
...............................................Halloween Ends
...............................................X
...............................................
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
...............................................10/31
...............................................The Editor

...............................................Trick
-x- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - The Wicker Man
...................................................................................................C ommentary For The Wicker Man
-x- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..............................................................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..............................................................Invasion Of The Blood Farmers
..............................................................Patrick
..............................................................Patrick Still Lives
..............................................................
The Other Hell
-x- Documentary - The World's End: The Legacy Of 'Day Of The Dead'
..............................Shock Cinema
-x- Dream Horror - The 'Burbs
..............................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
..............................Censor
..............................Gretel & Hansel
..............................Commentary For Censor
..............................John Dies At The End
..............................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
..............................
Don't Panic
..............................The Editor
..............................
Commentary For Don't Panic
-x- Drunk Horror - Girlfriend From Hell
.............................
Dead Shack
.............................Bad Candy
.............................Death Becomes Her
.............................Memorial Valley Massacre
.............................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
.............................Uncle Peckerhead
.............................
Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
.............................Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead
.............................
Red Letter Media: Best Of The Worst 2022 Halloween Spooktacular
-x- Euro Horror - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
...........................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
...........................Last Night In Soho
...........................Benny Loves You

...........................The Wicker Man
...........................Commentary For The Wicker Man
...........................Prevenge
...........................Censor
...........................Commentary For Censor
...........................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
...........................Demons
...........................Demons 2
...........................Cockneys Vs Zombies
...........................The Other Hell
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
-x- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Ghosts Of Mars
.....................................................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
.....................................................................
Leprechaun 4: In Space
.....................................................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween, 2 -
-x- Film From
TCM October 2022 Schedule - The Haunting
-x- Firearms - Alligator
.......................Commentary For Alligator
.......................The Jurassic Dead
.......................Memorial Valley Massacre
.......................Hellboy
.......................Demons 2
.......................X
.......................Leprechaun 4: In Space
.......................Day Shift
.......................John Dies At The End
.......................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
.......................
Sand Serpents
.......................Freaks
.......................Trick

-x- Fog, 2 - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
...................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
-x- Folk Horror - The Wicker Man
..........................Commentary For The Wicker Man
..........................Gretel & Hansel
..........................Leprechaun 4: In Space
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-x- Found Footage - Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
.................................Spree
-x- Frankenstein - Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
-x- Ghost / Haunting - The Haunting
...................................Commentary For The Haunting
...................................Muppet's Haunted Mansion
...................................
The Midnight Club S01E01-10
...................................The Apparition
...................................I’ll Take Your Dead
...................................3AM Part 2 3D
...................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
...................................
R. L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?
...................................10/31
-x- Giallo - The Editor
-x- Hagsploitation - Barbarian
...............................X

...............................Day Shift
...............................10/31

-x- Hypnosis - Child In The Night
.......................Patrick Still Lives
.......................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10

--- J-Horror -
-x- Kaiju / Giant Monster - Hellboy
..........................................Sand Serpents
-x- Killer / Evil Animal - Alligator
.....................................Commentary For Alligator
-x- Killer / Evil Child - Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
………………………..Demons 2
-x- Killer / Evil Doll - Benny Loves You
.................................Chucky S01E01-02

--- Luchador -
-x- Made-for-TV Movie - Child In The Night
.......................................Muppet's Haunted Mansion
.......................................Werewolf By Night
.......................................The Spell
.......................................Commentary For The Spell
-x- Mad Scientist - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..............................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..............................The Immortalizer
..............................The Jurassic Dead
..............................Parasite 3D
..............................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
..............................Commentary For Parasite 3D
..............................The Invisible Man Appears
..............................
The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly
..............................Patrick Still Lives
-x- Mummy - Winterbeast
-x- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Zombie Nightmare
-x- Name In Title - Benny Loves You
..............................
Gretel & Hansel
..............................Hellboy
..............................Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
..............................Leprechaun 4: In Space
..............................Patrick
..............................John Dies At The End
..............................Trick
-x- Nation of Origin: Australia - Patrick
-x- Nonlinear Timeline - Last Night In Soho
......................................John Dies At The End

--- Ouija Board -
-x- Phobias - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
.....................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
-x- Prison Horror - Ghosts Of Mars
..............................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
..............................
The Immortalizer
-x- Psychological - The Haunting
..............................Commentary For The Haunting

..............................The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..............................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
..............................Child In The Night
..............................Last Night In Soho
..............................The Weirdo
..............................
Prevenge
..............................Spree
..............................
Silent House
..............................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
..............................Censor
..............................Commentary For Censor
..............................Hellraiser
..............................Hell High
..............................Commentary For Hell High
..............................X
..............................Hellbound: Hellraiser II
..............................Patrick
..............................Patrick Still Lives
..............................Crimes Of The Future

--- Quarantine -
--- Random Horror Film -
--- Rape / Revenge -
-x- Shot in Los Angeles - Alligator
........................................Commentary For Alligator
........................................Day Shift
-x- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Child In The Night
...................................................................Last Night In Soho
...................................................................The Weirdo
...................................................................The Wind
...................................................................
Prevenge
...................................................................Spree
...................................................................
The House On Sorority Row
...................................................................Commentary For The House On Sorority Row
...................................................................Revenge
...................................................................The 'Burbs
...................................................................Death Reel
...................................................................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
...................................................................Censor
...................................................................Commentary For Censor
...................................................................Memorial Valley Massacre
...................................................................Halloween Ends
...................................................................Hell High
...................................................................Commentary For Hell High
...................................................................X
...................................................................Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
...................................................................The Invisible Man Vs. The Human Fly
...................................................................Leprechaun 4: In Space
...................................................................Patrick
...................................................................Patrick Still Lives
...................................................................
Chucky S01E01-02
...................................................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
...................................................................10/31
...................................................................The Editor
...................................................................Trick

-x- Slow Motion - Parasite 3D
............................Freaks
-x- Split Personality - Silent House
-x- Suicide - The Midnight Club S01E01-10
-x- Takes Place in a Basement - The Lamp
....................................................Commentary For The Lamp
....................................................Barbarian
....................................................
The 'Burbs
....................................................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
....................................................Gretel & Hansel
....................................................I’ll Take Your Dead
....................................................Patrick
-x- Takes Place in a Junkyard - Spree
-x- Takes Place in a Forest - Toxin
..............................................The Weirdo
..............................................
Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
..............................................Dead Shack
..............................................Death Reel
..............................................Winterbeast
..............................................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
..............................................Censor
..............................................Gretel & Hansel
..............................................The Guardian
..............................................Memorial Valley Massacre
..............................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
-x- Takes Place on a Beach - Toxin
...............................................
The Midnight Club S01E01-10
-x- Takes Place on a Boat - The Lamp
............................................Commentary For The Lamp
-x- Takes Place on a Military Base - Toxin
..........................................................
The Jurassic Dead
--- Three Installments in a Franchise -
-x- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - The Wind
.......................................................Spree

.......................................................Patrick
.......................................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10

--- Trailer Compilation -
-x- Travelogue - The Wicker Man
..........................Commentary For The Wicker Man
..........................The Wind
-x- Vampire - Sundown: The Vampire In Retreat
………………Jakob’s Wife
………………Day Shift
-x- Voice-Over Narration - The Midnight Club S01E01-10
-x- Voyeurism - The 'Burbs
…………………Jakob’s Wife
-x- Werewolf - Werewolf By Night
-x- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - Girlfriend From Hell
.........................................................The Golem
.........................................................Commentary For The Golem
.........................................................
The Wicker Man
.........................................................Commentary For The Wicker Man
.........................................................Cannibal Curse
.........................................................Revenge
.........................................................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
.........................................................Gretel & Hansel
.........................................................The Guardian
.........................................................The Spell
.........................................................Invasion Of The Blood Farmers
.........................................................Commentary For The Spell
.........................................................Hellraiser
.........................................................
Hellboy
.........................................................Hellbound: Hellraiser II
.........................................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
.........................................................
The Other Hell
.........................................................Don't Panic
........................................................Commentary For Don't Panic
........................................................A Dark Song
--- Wilhelm Scream -
-x- With Commentary - Commentary For The Haunting
.....................................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
.....................................Commentary For The Wicker Man
.....................................Commentary For The House On Sorority Row
.....................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
.....................................
Commentary For Alligator
.....................................Commentary For Censor
.....................................Commentary For The Spell
.....................................Commentary For Parasite 3D
.....................................Commentary For Hell High
.....................................Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead
.....................................
Commentary For Don't Panic
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
-x- Zombie - Zombie Nightmare
....................
The World's End: The Legacy Of 'Day Of The Dead'
....................Dead Shack
....................Death Becomes Her
....................The Jurassic Dead
....................Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated
....................
Cockneys Vs Zombies

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1922 (100th) -
---
1947 (75th) -
-x-
1972 (50th) - Invasion Of The Blood Farmers
--- 1997 (25th) –

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-x- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory - Alligator
..................................................................The 'Burbs
..................................................................Commentary For Alligator
..................................................................The Guardian
..................................................................The Spell
..................................................................Commentary For The Spell
..................................................................Cockneys Vs Zombies
..................................................................The Editor
-x- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome, 2 - Girlfriend From Hell
..........................................................................The Lamp

..........................................................................Commentary For The Lamp
..........................................................................
Child In The Night
..........................................................................Winterbeast
..........................................................................Censor
..........................................................................The Immortalizer
..........................................................................Memorial Valley Massacre
..........................................................................Flesh For Frankenstein 3D
..........................................................................Don't Panic
..........................................................................Commentary For Don't Panic
--- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground -
--- 20th Anniversary of
Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of
The Asylum -
-x- 25th Anniversary of
DVD - Toxin
................................................Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
................................................Dead Shack
................................................Cannibal Curse
................................................Revenge
................................................Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated
................................................
The Apparition
................................................Hellraiser
................................................
Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
................................................I’ll Take Your Dead
................................................
R. L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?
................................................Sand Serpents
-x- 25th Anniversary of Netflix - The Midnight Club S01E01-10
-x- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs - Hell High
.................................................................Commentary For Hell High
--- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon -
-x- 100th Birthday of
Sir Christopher Lee - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
....................................................................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
....................................................................The Wicker Man
....................................................................Commentary For The Wicker Man

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes, 2:
--- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror -
-x- Characters ignoring all the red flags - The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
.................................................................Commentary For The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism
.................................................................Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
.................................................................Dead Shack
.................................................................Revenge
.................................................................The Guardian
.................................................................Memorial Valley Massacre
.................................................................The Spell
.................................................................The Apparition
.................................................................Halloween Ends
.................................................................Uncle Peckerhead
.................................................................Commentary For Uncle Peckerhead

.................................................................Hellbound: Hellraiser II
.................................................................Patrick
.................................................................Patrick Still Lives
.................................................................The Editor

--- Morticians eating on the job, 2 -
--- Toilet-based scares, 2 -
--- The harbinger of doom -
--- Heart ripped out while beating -
-x- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines - Sand Serpents
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

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

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
-x- 8mm (Super 8) - Death Reel
-x- 16mm - Parasite 3D
…………….Commentary For Parasite 3D

Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator:
--- (insert title).

Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source material back to back on the same day
--- Original -
--- Remake -

Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie:
--- (insert title).

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

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen -
-x- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue - The Haunting (1963)
-x- Was made in the 2000s - Ghosts Of Mars
..............................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
..............................................Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated

..............................................Flavor Flav's Night Tales Presents 'Dead Tone'
..............................................Sand Serpents
-x- Features a flashlight - Barbarian
.........................................
Silent House
.........................................Alligator
.........................................Commentary For Alligator
.........................................The Midnight Club S01E01-10
.........................................Memorial Valley Massacre
.........................................X
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
-x- Features a foot chase - Toxin
...........................................The Golem
...........................................Commentary For The Golem
...........................................Barbarian
...........................................Ghosts Of Mars
...........................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
...........................................
The Guardian
...........................................Lovecraft Country S01E01-10
-x- Has a scene in an abandoned building - Barbarian
......................................................................
Parasite 3D
......................................................................Jakob’s Wife
......................................................................Commentary For Parasite 3D
......................................................................Day Shift
......................................................................Freaks

--- Was shot in Argentina -
-x- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies - Zombie Nightmare
..........................................................Ghosts Of Mars
..........................................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
..........................................................Demons
..........................................................Demons 2

-x- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant - Ghosts Of Mars
.................................................................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars

-x- Features an impalement - Bigfoot: The Lost Cost Tapes
...............................................Ghosts Of Mars
...............................................Commentary For Ghosts Of Mars
...............................................
The Guardian
...............................................Hell High
...............................................Commentary For Hell High
...............................................10/31

-x- Title includes the word blood, 2 - Invasion Of The Blood Farmers

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

Beers:
Spoiler:
Horror Themed:
B-1:
Prairie Artisan Ales: Spicy Pickle Monster (Oklahoma)* - (3.5)
B-5: Pariah Brewing Co: Wicked As Sin Liquid Terror (Maryland)* - (2)
B-10: Abomination Brewing Company: Social Distancing: Isolation (Pennsylvania) *- (2.5)
B-12: Pariah Brewing Company:Juicin' Voorhees (Maryland)* - (1.5)
B-16: Brewery Ommegang: All Hallows Treat (New York)* - (4.5)
B-22: Zero Gravity Craft Brewery: Jaws (Vermont)* - (2)
B-24: Barrel Of Monks Brewing: Laser Snake (Florida)* - (2)
B-27: Drekker Brewing Company: Braaaaaaaains - Blueberry, Blackberry & Pineapple (ND)* - (4)

Pumpkin-ish:
B-2: O'Fallon Brewery: Pumpkin Cheesecake Cream Ale (Missouri)* - (4.5)
B-4: Hudson North Cider Co: Toasted Pumpkin (New York)* - (2.5)
B-6: Brooklyn Brewery: Post Road Pumpkin Ale (New York)* - (2.5)
B-8: Blue Point Brewing Company: Big Mother Pumpkin (New York)* - (3.5)
B-11: Prairie Artisan Ales: Pumpkin Pie Treat (Oklahoma)* - (1.5)
B-12: Bronx Brewery: Tattooed Pumpkin (New York)* - (3)
B-13: UFO Beer Company: Journey To Planet Pumpkin! (Massachusetts)* - (4.5)
B-15: Holidaily Brewing Co: Patchy Waters Pumpkin Ale (Colorado)* - (2)
B-17: O'Fallon Brewery: All Hallows Treat (Missouri)* - (3)
B-18: 1940's Brewing Co: Effin Pumpkin (New York)* - (3)
B-20: Dead Armadillo Brewing Co: Pumpkin Porter (Oklahoma)* - (4)
B-23: Empire Brewing Company: Black Magic Pumpkin Stout (New York)* - (3)
B-25: O'Fallon Brewery: Salted Caramel Pumpkin Beer (Missouri)* - (3.5)
B-28: Bridge And Tunnel Brewery: Three Sisters (NY)* - (2.5)
B-29-30: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery: Punkin Ale 2022 vs 2020 (DE) - (3.5 - 3)

Oktoberfest and Adjacent:
B-3:
Brewdog: Fest Bier (Ohio)* - (3)
B-7: Half Acre Beer Company: Lager Town Oktoberfest (Illinois)* - (3)
B-9: Angry Scotsman Brewing: Oktoberfest (Oklahoma)* - (2.5)
B-14:Breckenridge Brewery: Oktoberfest Marzen Lager (Colorado)* - (1.5)
B-19: The Brox Brewery: Das Brox Oktoberfest (New York)* - (2.5)
B-21: O'Fallon Brewery: Pumpkin Seed Oktoberfest (Missouri)* - (3.5)


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~




This was a weird year. I think it is the first time since I started doing this challenge that I had no 5 out of 5 first time views or drinks. I frequently found myself not enjoying hot topic movies from the main thread but vibing with trashier faire. This was my 13th year of participation and my 13th year hitting the coveted 100+ mark. The 106 entries I watched were in 6 languages (kind of (see entry 29)) hit every theme night but as has been the case for some time now did not complete the entire checklist (the individual crew member checks being my typical poison pill).

Number of 1st time views:
96 out of 106 - 90.6% vs. (2021 - 91.8%)

Number of 1st time drinks:
28 out of 30 - 93.3% vs (2021 - 34.2%)


Number of titles viewed with wife or daughter:
32 out of 106 - 30.2% vs. (2021 - 30.0%)








Most watched Sub-Genre / Type
1). Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - 37 out of 106 - (34.9%)
2). Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - 29 out of 106 - (27.4%)
3). Psychological - 25 out of 106 - (23.6%)


Highest Rated First Time View:
The Barbarian - (4.5 out of 5)

My Daughter's Highest Rated:
Day Shift - (5 out of 5)

Notable 4's
The Haunting
Alligator
Parasite 3D
Commentary For Hell High
Uncle Peckerhead
Patrick Still Lives
Freaks
The Editor

My Lowest Rated Titles Of The Challenge
(1.5 out of 5 or lower (1 being the lowest possible
score))
Death Reel - (1.5 out of 5)
The Jurassic Dead (1.5 out of 5)


Beers:

Best Horror Themes Beer:
Brewery Ommegang: All Hallows Treat (New York)

Best Pumpkin Beer:
UFO Beer Company: Journey To Planet Pumpkin! (Massachusetts)

Best Oktoberfest Beer:
O'Fallon Brewery: Pumpkin Seed Oktoberfest (Missouri)




Awards:

Sponsored by Pepsi
The Lamp

Sponsored by Coke
Don't Panic

Sketchiest Use Of The Rotten Tomatoes Fresh Rating
Prevenge

Best Dollar Tree Pickup
Dead Shack

Worst Pool Maintenance
The House On Sorority Row

Most Dedicated Reporter
Reporter still getting the shots as he is eaten alive in Alligator

Best 3D Gimmickery
Flesh For Frankenstein 3D

"That's Some White People Shit Right There" Award
A Dark Song

Worst Company Retreat
Pearl's farm in X

WTF Award
Cannibal Curse
Runner Up
Halloween Ends

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

2022 Horror Challenge



First Time Viewing = Orange



September 30
1. Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010) - 3.5/5 (Blu-ray)
2. Creepshow: Season 3, Episodes 1 & 2 (2021)

October 1
3.
The City of the Dead (1960) - 3.5/5 (Streaming)
4. Dark Glasses (2022) - 3/5 (Streaming)

October 2
5. Last Night in Soho (2021) - 3.5/5 (Download)

October 3
6. mother! (2017) - 4/5 (4K UHD)

October 4
7. Tilbury (1987) - 2.5/5 (Streaming)

October 5
8. Lake of the Dead (1958) - 3/5 (Streaming)

October 6
9. Mandy (2018) - 4.5/5 (Blu-ray)

October 7
10. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) - 3/5 (Streaming)
11. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - 5/5 (Drive-In Theater)

October 8
12. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) - 4/5 (Drive-In Theater)
13. The Sadness (2021) - 3.5/5 (Streaming)

October 9
14. The Cursed (2021) - 3.5/5 (Download)

October 10
15. The Midnight Hour (1985) - 2.5/5 (Streaming)

October 11
16. The Thing (1982) - 5/5 (4K UHD)

October 12
17. Brain Damage (1988) - 2.5/5 (Streaming)

October 13
18. Censor (2021) - 4/5 (Download)

October 14
19. Trouble Every Day (2001) - 2/5 (Streaming)

October 15
20. Scream (1996) - 4/5 (4K UHD)
20.5. Creepshow: Season 3, Episode 3 (2021)

October 16
21.5.
The Whip and the Body (1963) - 2.5/5 (Download)

October 17
22.5. Horror Express (1972) - 3/5 (Streaming)

October 18
23.5. Night Train to Terror (1985) - 3.5/5 (Download)

October 19
24.5. Deep Red (1975) - 4/5 (4K UHD)

October 20
25.5. The Lost Boys (1987) - 4/5 (4K UHD)

October 21
26.5. The Funhouse (1981) - 4/5 (4K UHD)

October 22
27.5. Happy Death Day 2U (2019) - 3/5 (Blu-ray)
28.5. X (2022) - 4/5 (Streaming)

October 23
29. Creepshow: Season 3, Episode 4 (2021)
30. Annabelle: Creation (2017) - 3.5/5 (Blu-ray)

October 28
31. Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990) - 3/5 (Download)
31.5. Creepshow: Season 3, Episode 5 (2021)

October 29
32. Creepshow: Season 3, Episode 6 (2021)
33. What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962) - 4/5 (Blu-ray)
34. Crimes of the Future (2022) - 3/5 (Download)
35. Werewolf By Night (2022) - 4.5/5 (Streaming)

October 30
36. The Entity (1982) - 3.5/5 (Blu-ray)
37. Annabelle Comes Home (2019) - 3/5 (Blu-ray)
38. A Dark Song (2016) - 3/5 (Streaming)

October 31
39. Dawn of the Dead 3D (1978) - 4.5/5 (Movie Theater)
39.5. Freddy's Nightmares: Season 1, Episode 1 (1988)
40.5. Halloween (1978) - 5/5 (4K UHD)
41.5. Halloween II (1981) - 4/5 (4K UHD)

LIST COMPLETE (12th Challenge)

Movie Count By Decade

1950's - 1
1960's - 3
1970's - 4
1980's - 11
1990's - 2
2000's - 1
2010's - 8
2020's - 8

Best Movie of the Month - A Nightmare on Elm Street
Worst Movie of the Month - Trouble Every Day
Best First Time Viewing - Werewolf By Night
Average Movie Rating - 3.6/5


Theme Nights
Spoiler:
-X- 10/01: Celebrating 100 Years of the Master of the Macabre - The Sir Christopher Lee Centennial - The City of the Dead (1960)
-X- 10/02: A Flash from the Past Leads to Aghast from a Slash - Flashback Horror - Last Night in Soho (2021)
-X- 10/03: Freudian Fragments -&- Monster Mindfucks - Psychological Horror - mother! (2017)
-X- 10/04: The Woodlands are Dark. The Days are Bewitched. Defiance of Lord Summerisle Seals Your Fate in a Twitch. - The Folk Horror Compendium - Tilbury (1987)
-X- 10/05: Do You Read Sutter Cane? - Writers / Screenwriters - Lake of the Dead (1958)
-X- 10/06: Electronically Produced via Keyboard from the Bowels of Hell...
This Retro Futuristic Music from Beyond is the Proverbial Death Knell - The Synth of Fear: Electronic Music in Fright Cinema - Mandy (2018)
-X- 10/07: Footage Found. Death Abounds. - The Found Footage Phenomenon - The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
-X- 10/08: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths that Smell of Death!
Call in the Military, And Someone Tell Michael--Lay Off the Meth! - Zombies - The Sadness (2021)
-X- 10/09: Straitjackets Unhinged! Crazies On the Fringe! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures on a Full Moon - The Cursed (2021)
-X- 10/10: Oozing like a Pus-Filled Cyst with Celebratory Delights...
These Holiday-Themed Horrors will Amp Up the Frights! - The OHMC Guide to Holiday Horrors - The Midnight Hour (1985)
-X- 10/11: A Reality Star's Mysterious Fall from a High Rise 2 Days After Failing to Avoid the Noid at Yellowstone. Story at 11. - Streaming Originals & Exclusives: Horror Edition - Random Maniacal Mashup of Insane Indecisiveness: Chapter 3 - Pizza Delivery Dilemmas / Reality Show Terrors / National Park Nightmares / High Rise Horrors - The Thing (1982)
-X- 10/12: Beware the Locals! All of Them.- Regional Horror Films from Hell - Brain Damage (1988)
-X- 10/13: Blood-Stained Black Gloves of Yellow - All the Colors of Giallo - Censor (2021)
X- 10/14: Too Dangerous to Know. Too Sexy to Ignore. She'll Love You to Death. - The Sleazoid Express: Volume III - "X" Edition -Hardcore Transition: Porn Director Directed / Group Sex / Erotic & Pornographic Horror Films / Porn Stars in Horror Films - Trouble Every Day (2001)
-X- 10/15: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Retired. Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Always Be Admired! - 1980's Video Companies Spotlight - Wizard Video + Video Stores - Scream (1996)
-X- 10/16: She Walks In Terror, Stilled with Fright. A Trail of Fear, to Fill the Night! - The Frightfest Guide - Monster Movies / Ghost Movies / Exploitation Movies - The Whip and the Body (1963)
-X- 10/17: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff: Tin Edition - 1922 (Platinum) Vs. 1947 (Diamond) Vs. 1972 (Gold) Vs. 1997 (Silver) - Horror Express (1972)
-X- 10/18: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances - Night Train to Terror (1985)
-X- 10/19: A Stranger is Calling. It's Coming from Inside the House! - Telephone Terrors! - Deep Red (1975)
-X- 10/20: Bela's Bloodsucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Full Moon Extravaganza! - Vampires & Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - The Lost Boys (1987)
-X- 10/21: Bubba Rodriguez Lives! The 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs - The Definitive List / Drive-In Theater / MonsterVision / The Last Drive-In - The Funhouse (1981)
-X- 10/22: It Slices. It Dices. It Circumcises. - Mass Marathon of the Damned XIII Presents - Slashers / Serial Killers - Happy Death Day 2U (2019), X (2022)
-X- 10/23: Live Long and Prosper. Die Shortly and Painfully. Your Choice. - Trek or Treat - Annabelle: Creation
--- 10/24: Itinerary of Hostel Intent. Railway of Unnerving Descent. Airport Security of Hellish Torment. - The OHMC Passport to Terror - Global Edition -
--- 10/25: Your Demise ...Sponsored by J&B! - The Horrors of J&B Product Placement & Other Marketing Nightmares -J&B in the Movies / Other Shameless Shilling -
--- 10/26: Rabid Mutations and Parasitic Metamorphoses - Body Horror -
--- 10/27: Clever Microorganisms Defy Gods - Cosmic Horror / Lovecraftian -
-X- 10/28: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990)
-X- 10/29: WARNING. May Cause Anxiety, Fear, Paranoia, Desperation, Suspicion and Death. - House of Psychotic Women - What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962)
-X- 10/30: Evil Witches Cast Their Spell, Runaway or Discover the Demon-Infested Layers of Hell! - Devil's Night Debauchery: Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell - A Dark Song (2016)
-X- 10/31: Halloween Evokes the Spirits of the Dead, Tread Lightly or Experience a Decapitated Head! - All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest / Samhain: An Evening of Celtic Horror - Halloween (1978)


Subset List
Spoiler:
--- 09/30: group vote - The Haunting (1963)
--- 11/01: group vote - Werewolves Within (2021)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2022)

--- 10/01: Travis McClain - Count Dracula (1970)
-X- 10/02: tarfrimmer - Last Night in Soho (2021)
--- 10/03: Undeadcow - Beast (2017)
-X- 10/04: clckworang - Tilbury (1987)
--- 10/05: ororama - I, Madman (1989)
-X- 10/06: Bladz - Mandy (2018)
-X- 10/07: tarfrimmer - The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
-X- 10/08: Gobear - The Sadness (2021)
-X- 10/09: numbercrunch - The Cursed (2021)
--- 10/10: clckworang - The Day of the Beast (1995)
--- 10/11: WillieMLF - The 'Burbs (1989)
--- 10/12: SterlingBen - Winterbeast (1992)
-X- 10/13: clckworang - Censor (2021)
-X- 10/14: Shack - Trouble Every Day (2001)
--- 10/15: jholmes - I Spit On Your Grave (Day of the Woman) (1978)
--- 10/15: Toddarino - Video Violence 2 (1987)
--- 10/16: indiephantom - Microwave Massacre (1983)
--- 10/16: clckworang - Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
-X- 10/16: Darkgod - The Whip and the Body (1963)
--- 10/17: alyxstarr - Salomť (1922)
--- 10/17: Darkgod - Scared to Death (1947)
--- 10/17: Chad - Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
--- 10/17: shellebelle - Mimic (1997)
-X- 10/18: Toddarino - Night Train to Terror (1985)
--- 10/19: Undeadcow - Close Calls (2017)
--- 10/20: mallratcal - Mark of the Vampire (1935)
--- 10/21: Darkgod - Hell High (1989)
-X- 10/22: hbsvb - X (2022)
--- 10/23: Fist of Doom Jr - Lord of Illusions (1995)
--- 10/24: Chad - Hiruko the Gobline (1991)
--- 10/25: Darth Maher - Child's Play (1988)
-X- 10/26: Chad - Crimes of the Future (2022)
--- 10/27: T-bone22 - Deep Rising (1998)
-X- 10/28: shadokitty - Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
--- 10/29: alyxstarr - Footprints on the Moon (1975)
-X- 10/30: Trevor - A Dark Song (2016)
--- 10/31: Darkgod - WNUF Halloween Special (2013)
--- 10/31: group vote - Halloween Ends (2022)

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

FINALIZED
146 total
68 first time watches

Checklist : completed
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors: Completed
X Asia Argento - Dark Glasses
X
Peter Cushing - Horror Express
--- Keith David -
--- Bruce Davison -
--- Patty Duke -
X James Hong - the Vineyard
X Boris Karloff - the Raven
--- John Karlsen -
X Cameron Mitchell -Trapped Alive
X Radha Mitchell - the Crazies
--- Hideo Murota -
X Daria Nicolodi - Deep Red
X Christopher Lee - Count Dracula
X Bela Lugosi - the Wolf Man
X Vincent Price - the Raven
--- Santo -
--- Michele Soavi -
--- Marianne Stone -
--- David Warbeck -
--- Chase Williamson -
--- Recently Deceased(insert actor) -

Select 5 directors: Completed
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
X David Bruckner - the Ritual
X Jaume Collet-Serra- Orphan
--- Reginald Le Borg -
X Antonio Margheriti- Cannibal Apocalypse
X Fred Olen Ray - Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
X Peter Sasday - Taste The Blood Of Dracula
--- Takashi Shimizu -
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
X Brian Yuzna - Return of the Living Dead III
--- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 -
--- Recently Deceased(insert director) -

Select 2 film composers: Completed
X Tyler Bates - X
X Les Baxter - Dementia 13
--- Mark Korven -
X Paul Zaza - Popcorn

Select 2 makeup effects artists: Completed
--- Franco Di Girolamo-
X Robert Hall - Quarantine
--- Yoshihiro Nishimura -
X Jack Pierce - Frankenstein
--- Brian Wade -
--- Recently Deceased(insert makeup effects artist) -

Select 2 producers: Completed
X Roger Corman - Piranha
--- James Fler -
X Aaron B. Koontz - the Stylist
--- Travis Stevens -

Select 2 writers: Completed
X Everett de Roche - Razorback
X Mary Shelley - Frankenstein
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
--- Ernesto Gastaldi -

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types: Completed
X *3-D Film - Piranha 3D
X Anthology Film - Night Train To Terror
--- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List
--- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films-
X Based on a True Story - the Conjuring
X Based on a Novel - Psycho
--- Candy Cinema, 2 -
X Cannibalism - Cannibal Apocalypse
X Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - the Raven
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
X Comedy / Spoof - Elvira’s Haunted Hills
--- Coming-of-Age -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
X Death by: Throat-Slitting - Friday the 13th
X Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2 - the Crazies
X Distributor/Studio: Severin Films- Count Dracula
X Documentary - More Brains
--- Dream Horror -
--- Drunk Horror -
X Euro Horror - Taste The Blood Of Dracula
--- Enzo Sciotti Art -
X Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - There’s Nothing Out There
--- Fan Film -
--- Film From Someone Else's 'Best of' List -
--- Film From Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween, 2 -
--- Film From
TCM October 2022 Schedule -
--- Firearms -
X Fog, 2 - the Fog
X Folk Horror - Tilbury
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
X Found Footage - WNUF Halloween Special
X Frankenstein - Flesh For Frankenstein
X Ghost / Haunting - The Changeling
X Giallo - Dark Glasses
--- Hagsploitation -
---
Hypnosis -
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
X Killer / Evil Animal - Piranha
X Killer / Evil Child - Orphan
X Killer / Evil Doll - Puppet Master
--- Luchador -
X Made-for-TV Movie- Tilbury
X Mad Scientist - Frankenstein
X Mummy - Bubba Ho-Tep
X Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror - Murder Rock
--- Name In Title -
--- Nation of Origin: Australia
--- Nonlinear Timeline-
X Ouija Board - Witchboard
--- Phobias -
--- Prison Horror -
--- Psychological -
X Quarantine - Quarantine
--- Random Horror Film -
X Rape / Revenge - I Spit On Your Grave
X Shot in Los Angeles - Barbarian
X Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Friday the 13th
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
X Takes Place in a Basement - Barbarian
--- Takes Place in a Junkyard -
X Takes Place in a Forest - the Ritual
--- Takes Place on a Beach -
X Takes Place on a Boat - Piranha 3D
--- Takes Place on a Military Base -
X Three Installments in a Franchise - Amityville
X Title Spoken By Character, 2 - Count Dracula
--- Trailer Compilation-
--- Travelogue -
X Vampire - Count Dracula
--- Voice-Over Narration -
--- Voyeurism -
X Werewolf - the Wolf Man
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- Wilhelm Scream -
X With Commentary- Hiruko The Goblin
X Two or More Horror Legends - the Wolf Man
X Zombie - ROLD III

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff": Completed
X 1922 (100th) - Salome
X 1947 (75th) - Scared To Death
X 1972 (50th) - Tombs Of The Blind Dead
X 1997 (25th) – Mimic

Select 1 from the following anniversaries: Completed
--- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory -
--- 10th Anniversary of
Vinegar Syndrome, 2 -
--- 15th BelatedAnniversary of
TCM Underground -
--- 20th Anniversary of
Blue Underground -
--- 25th Anniversary of
The Asylum -
--- 25th Anniversary of
DVD -
--- 25th Anniversary of
Netflix -
--- 40th Anniversary of
Joe Bob Briggs -
--- 100th Birthday of
Bert I. Gordon -
X 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee - Count Dracula

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes, 2: Completed
--- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror -
X Characters ignoring all the red flags - Quarantine
X Morticians eating on the job, 2 - Terrifier
--- Toilet-based scares, 2 -
X The harbinger of doom - Friday the 13th
--- Heart ripped out while beating -
--- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines -
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

Select 4 ratings: completed
--- G -
X. PG - Poltergeist
X PG-13 - Poltergeist II
X R - I Know What You Did Last Summer
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
--- Unrated -
X M - There’s Someone Inside Your House
--- GP -

​Select 6 decades of film history: Completed
X Pre-1930 - Salome
X 1930 - Dracula
X 1940 - the Wolf Man
--- 1950 -
X 1960 - The Haunting
X 1970 - Count Dracula
X 1980 - Cujo
X 1990 - I Know What You Did Last Summer
X 2000 - Orphan
X 2010 - WNUF Halloween Special
X
2020 - Dark Glasses

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality: Completed
X Recently deceased list - Return Of The Living Dead

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

Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator: Completed
X (Spookies).

Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source materialback to back on the same day - Completed
X Original - Piranha
X Remake - Piranha 3D

Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie: Completed
X (the Amityville Horror).

Watch films in at least three formats: Completed
X First format, (VHS), (the Haunting).
X Second format, (Streaming ), (Count Dracula).
X Third format, (UHD), (Poltergeist ).

Watch films in at least three languages: Completed
X First language, (English), (Orphan).
X Second language, (Icelandic), (Tilbury).
X Third language, (Spanish), (TOTBD).

Watch 2 films with similar plots: Completed
X Film #1 - Spookies
X Film #2 - House On Tombstone Hill

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that: Completed
--- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen -
--- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue -
X Was made in the 2000s - Orphan
X Features a flashlight - Amityville 3-D
--- Was written by Dean R. Koontz -
--- Features a foot chase -
X Has a scene in an abandoned building - the Resort
--- Was shot in Argentina -
--- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies -
--- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant -
X Features an impalement - the Lamp
X Title includes the word blood, 2 - Taste the Blood Of Dracula

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

X Listen to a horror movie soundtrack - Firestarter

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 : Completed
Spoiler:
The Haunting (1963) - Completed
1. Count Dracula (1970) - Completed
2. Last Night in Soho (2021) - Completed
3. Beast (2017) - Completed
4. Tilbury (1987)- Completed
5. I, Madman (1989) - Completed
6. Mandy (2018)- Completed
7. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) - Completed
8. The Sadness (2021) - Completed
9. The Cursed (2021) - Completed
10. The Day of the Beast (1995) - Completed
11. The 'Burbs (1989) - Completed
12. Winterbeast (1992) - Completed
13. Censor (2021) - Completed
14. Trouble Every Day (2001) - Completed
15. I Spit on Your Grave (1978) - Completed
Video Violence 2 (1987) - Completed
16. Microwave Massacre (1983)- Completed
Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) - Completed
The Whip and the Body (1963) - Completed
17. Salomť (1922) - Completed
Scared to Death (1947) - Completed
Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972) - Completed
Mimic (1997) - Completed
18. Night Train to Terror (1985) - Completed
19. Close Calls (2017) - Completed
20. Mark of the Vampire (1935) - Completed
21. Hell High (1989) - Completed
22. X (2022) - Completed
23. Lord of Illusions (1995)- Completed
24. Hiruko the Goblin (1991) - Completed
25. Child's Play (1988) - Completed
26. Crimes of the Future (2022) - Completed
27. Deep Rising (1998) - Completed
28. Tales From the Darkside: The Movie (1990) - Completed
29. Footprints on the Moon (1975)- Completed
30. A Dark Song (2016) - Completed
31. WNUF Halloween Special (2013) - Completed
Halloween Ends (2022) - Completed
Werewolves Within (2021) - Completed





UHD
BD
DVD
STREAMING
VHS
THEATRICAL

9/30
1. The Haunting
2. Cujo
3. Orphan (ftw)
10/01
4. Count Dracula (ftw)
5. WNUF Halloween Special (ftw)
6. Witchboard (ftw)
7. Leprechaun
8. the Resort (ftw)
9. I Know What You Did Last Summer
10. Dark Glasses (ftw)
11. Orphan: First Kill (ftw)
10/02
12. Last Night In Soho
13. Sinister (ftw)
14. the Lamp (ftw)
15. Poltergeist
16. Poltergeist II
10/03
17. Beast (ftw)
18. Piranha
19. Piranha 3D
20. Bubba Ho-Tep
21. Cannibal Apocalypse (ftw)
10/04
22. Tilbury (ftw)
23. Friday the 13th
24. the Funhouse
25. the Amityville Horror
26. Amityville the Possession (ftw)
27. Amityville 3-D
28. the Ritual
10/05
29. I, Madman (ftw)
30. Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
31. Taste the Blood Of Dracula (ftw)
32. Quarantine (ftw)
10/06
33. Mandy
34. Return Of The Living Dead III (ftw)
10/07
35. the Taking Of Deborah Logan (ftw)
36.Poltergeist III
10/08
37. the Sadness (ftw)
38.
Barbarian (ftw)
39. Demon Knight
40. the Changeling
41. Carrie
42. Motel Hell
10/09
43. the Cursed (ftw)
44. the Howling
45. Monster Squad
46. Monster Dog
47. Werewolf At Night (ftw)
48. the Wolf Man
10/10
49. Day Of The Beast (ftw)
50. the Conjuring
51. the Conjuring 2
53. the Conjuring 3
10/11
54. the ‘Burbs
55. the Crazies
56. the Crazies
57. Puppet Master
10/12
58. Winterbeast
59. House On Tombstone Hill (ftw)
60. Cthulhu’s Mansion (ftw)
61. The Dead Hate The Living
10/13
62. Censor (ftw)
63. the Raven (ftw)
64. Dementia 13 (ftw)
65. Spookies
10/14
66. Trouble Every Day (ftw)
67. Trapped Alive (ftw)
68. Night Of The Demons
69. Night Of The Demons 2 (ftw)
10/15
70. I Spit On Your Grave (ftw)
71. Video Violence (ftw)
72. Video Violence 2 (ftw)
73. Murder Rock (ftw)
74. Halloween Ends (ftw)
75. Maniac Cop
10/16
76. Microwave Massacre
77. Terrifier (ftw)
78. Flesh For Frankenstein (ftw)
79. The Whip And The Body (ftw)
80. Blood For Dracula (ftw)
81. Rush Week (ftw)
82. the Fog
83. Horror Express
10/17
84. Scared To Death (ftw)
85. Mimic
86. Salome (ftw)
87. Tombs Of The Blind Dead (ftw)
10/18
88. Night Train To Terror
89. There’s Nothing Out There (ftw)
10/19
90. Close Calls (ftw)
91. More Brains : A Return To The Living Dead (ftw)
92. Return Of The Living Dead
10/20
93. Mark Of The Vampire (ftw)
94. Dracula
95. Frankenstein
10/21
96. Hell High (ftw)
97. the Vineyard
98. Elvira’s Haunted Hills (ftw)
99. Popcorn (ftw)
10/22
100. X (ftw)
101. Chopping Mall
102. Creepshow
103. Creepshow 2
104. Village of the Damned
105. Demon Wind (ftw)
106. April Fools Day
10/23
107. Lord Of Illusions (ftw)
108. Psycho
109. Psycho II
110. Psycho III (ftw)
111. Psycho IV (ftw)
112. Razorback (ftw)
10/24
113. Hiroku The Goblin (ftw)
10/25
114. Childs Play
115. Childs Play 2
116. Childs Play 3
10/26
117. Crimes Of The Future (ftw)
118. The Munsters (ftw)
119. A Nightmare On Elm St. (2010)
10/27
120. Deep Rising
121. The Faculty
122. There’s Someone Inside Your House (ftw)
124. The Boy (ftw)
125. Resident Evil
10/28
126. Tales From The Darkside
10/29
127. Footprints On The Moon (ftw)
128. The Dark Half
129. Deep Red
130. Girlfriend From Hell (ftw)
131. Waxwork
132. Carrie
133. Halloween III
134. An American Werewolf In London
10/30
135. A Dark Song (ftw)
136. Candyman
137. Candyman 3 (ftw)
138. Candyman
139. Without Warning (ftw)
10/31
140. Halloween (78)
141. Halloween II
142. Halloween 4
143. Halloween 5
144. Halloween 6
145. Halloween : H20
11/01
146. Werewolves Within (ftw)

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Re: The 18th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31) ***The List Thread***

I'm here!

First Time Views: 78
Repeat Views: 36
Total Views: 114

Total time to date: 181:19:19.

Average time per viewing: 1:35:26.

Checklist is complete!

1. September 30th: The Haunting (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1963) (1:51:53)
2. September 30th: Teeth* (Kanopy) (2007) (1:33:47)
3. October 1st: Count Dracula* (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1970) (1:36:57)
4. October 1st: The Swarm* (INHD) (1978) (2:35:01)
5. October 1st: Eden Lake* (Kanopy) (2008) (1:31:26)
6. October 1st: And God Said to Cain* (Tubi) (1970) (1:40:11)
7. October 2nd: Summoned* (Library DVD) (2013) (1:29:39)
8. October 2nd: Last Night in Soho* (Subset-Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (2021) (1:56:32)
9. October 2nd: Orphan: First Kill* (Paramount+) (2022) (1:38:40)
10. October 3rd: Beast* (Subset-Theme Night) (Kanopy) (2017) (1:46:50)
11. October 3rd: Silent Hill (Library Blu-Ray) (2006) (2:05:31)
12. October 3rd: Silent Hill: Revelation* (Library Blu-Ray) (2012) (1:34:46)
13. October 4th: Tilbury* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1987) (0:56:14)
14. October 4th: Bacurau* (Kanopy) (2019) (2:10:59)
15. October 5th: I, Madman* (Subset-Theme Night) (Tubi) (1989) (1:29:14)
16. October 5th: Mirror Mirror* (Tubi) (1990) (1:44:02)
17. October 5th: The Reef: Stalked* (Shudder) (2022) (1:32:42)
18. October 6th: Mandy (Subset-Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (2018) (2:01:02)
19. October 6th: Alison's Birthday* (Shudder) (1981) (1:38:23)
20. October 6th: The Convent* (Shudder) (2000) (1:19:54)
21. October 7th: Torso* (Shudder) (1973) (1:33:35)
22. October 7th: The Taking of Deborah Logan* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (2014) (1:30:05)
23. October 7th: Summer of 84* (Shudder) (2018) (1:45:30)
24. October 7th: The New York Ripper (Shudder) (1982) (1:32:53)
25. October 8th: The Sadness* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (2021) (1:40:06)
26. October 8th: The Invitation* (Shudder) (2015) (1:40:12)
27. October 9th: The Cursed* (Subset-Theme Night) (Hulu) (2021) (1:51:01)
28. October 9th: The Black Phone* (Library Blu-Ray) (2021) (1:43:22)
29. October 10th: The Day of the Beast* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1995) (1:43:48)
30. October 10th: The Stendhal Syndrome (Kanopy) (1996) (1:59:31)
31. October 10th: The Toolbox Murders (Shudder) (1978) (1:33:54)
32. October 10th: The Signal (Personal Blu-Ray) (2007) (1:43:23)
33. October 10th: Diary of a Madman (Paramount+) (1963) (1:36:52)
34. October 11th: The ''Burbs (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1989) (1:41:18)
35. October 11th: Meatball Machine* (Tubi) (2005) (1:29:47)
36. October 11th: Avenged (Savaged)* (Kanopy) (2013) (1:34:41)
37. October 11th: Dracula (Peacock) (1931) (1:14:26)
38. October 11th: The Bat (Paramount+) (1959) (1:20:03)
39. October 12th: The Inheritance (YouTube) (1947) (1:37:36)
40. October 12th: The Platform* (Netflix Streaming) (2019) (1:34:49)
41. October 12th: Winterbeast* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1992) (1:16:40)
42. October 12th: Ma* (Library Blu-Ray) (2019) (1:39:21)
43. October 12th: Spree* (Personal Blu-Ray) (2020) (1:32:33)
44. October 12th: Black Friday* (Library DVD) (2021) (1:24:20)
45. October 13th: Censor* (Subset-Theme Night) (Hulu) (2021) (1:23:38)
46. October 13th: Virus-32* (Shudder) (2022) (1:29:59)
47. October 13th: The Burning (Hoopla) (1981) (1:31:25)
48. October 13th: Whispers* (Tubi) (1990) (1:33:47)
49. October 14th: Trouble Every Day* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (2001) (1:37:01)
50. October 14th: Hunter's Blood* (YouTube) (1986) (1:41:16)
51. October 14th: The Stonehearst Asylum) (Kanopy) (2014) (1:52:53)
52. October 15th: Ju-On: The Grudge 2* (Tubi) (2003) (1:32:25)
53. October 15th: Season of the Witch* (Theme Night) (Shudder) (1972) (1:29:40)
54. October 15th: Video Violence 2* (Subset-Theme Night) (Amazon Rental) (1987) (1:15:24)
55. October 15th: The Requin* (Hulu) (2022) (1:29:40)
56. October 16th: Rogue (Theme Night) (Tubi) (2007) (1:33:12)
57. October 16th: The Whip and the Body (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1963) (1:26:59)
58. October 16th: Microwave Massacre (Subset-Theme Night) (Tubi) (1979) (1:15:51)
59. October 17th: Nosferatu (Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (1922) (1:35:29)
60. October 17th: Scared to Death (Subset-Theme Night) (Paramount+) (1947) (1:07:16)
61. October 17th: Tombs of the Blind Dead (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1972) (1:41:16)
62. October 17th: Mimic Director's Cut* (Subset-Theme Night) (HBO/MAX) (1997) (1:45:30)
63. October 18th: Night Train to Terror* (Subset-Theme Night) (Tubi) (1985) (1:33:01)
64. October 18th: Return of the Evil Dead (MonstersHD) (1973) (1:27:01)
65. October 18th: Horror of the Zombies (Personal DVD) (1974) (1:29:32)
66. October 19th: Close Calls* (Subset-Theme Night) (Tubi) (2017) (2:08:38)
67. October 19th: The Asphyx* (Kanopy) (1972) (1:26:52)
68. October 19th: You Should Have Left* (Library DVD) (2020) (1:33:29)
69. October 20th: Mark of the Devil* (Subset-Theme Night) (TCM) (1935) (1:00:29)
70. October 20th: Day of the Dead (Peacock) (1985) (1:41:04)
71. October 20th: The Return of the Living Dead (Hoopla) (1985) (1:30:47)
72. October 20th: Curse of the Black Widow* (Amazon Prime) (1977) (1:36:40)
73. October 20th: Prey* (Hulu) (2022) (1:39:33)
74. October 21st: Hell High* (Subset-Theme Night) (YouTube) (1989) (1:23:47)
75. October 21st: I Know What You Did Last Summer* (Library DVD) (1997) (1:41:02)
76. October 21st: Craze* (Tubi) (1974) (1:32:48)
77. October 21st: Speak No Evil* (Shudder) (2022) (1:37:47)
78. October 21st: Cast a Deadly Spell* (HBO/MAX) (1991) (1:36:04)
79. October 22nd: Trauma (Theme Night) (Shudder) (1993) (1:49:30)
80. October 22nd: Blood Red Sky* (Netflix Streaming) (2021) (2:03:06)
81. October 22nd: And Soon the Darkness* (Kanopy) (1970) (1:39:00)
82. October 22nd: My Amityville Horror* (Kanopy) (2012) (1:28:49)
83. October 23rd: Lord of Illusions Special Edition* (Subset-Theme Night) (Showtime Beyond) (1995) (2:00:52)
84. October 23rd: Long Weekend* (Kanopy) (1978) (1:33:10)
85. October 23rd: The Manor* (Amazon Prime) (2021) (1:21:13)
86. October 24th: Paganini Horror* (Theme Night) (Tubi) (1988) (1:23:27)
87. October 24th: Nightbooks* (Netflix Streaming) (2021) (1:43:23)
88. October 24th: Popcorn* (Shudder) (1991) (1:30:35)
89. October 24th: Salome* (Subset) (YouTube) (1922) (1:12:14)
90. October 25th: Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things* (Hoopla) (1972) (1:26:32)
91. October 25th: Child's Play (Subset-Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (1988) (1:27:12)
92. October 25th: Child's Play (Library Blu-Ray) (2019) (1:30:00)
93. October 25th: Fear in the Night* (Vudu) (1972) (1:34:03)
94. October 26th: The Twilight People* (Theme Night) (Amazon Rental) (1972) (1:20:33)
95. October 26th: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Paramount+) (1956) (1:20:17)
96. October 26th: Necromancy* (Fear Flicks) (1972) (1:24:08)
97. October 26th: Frankenstein (Peacock) (1931) (1:09:48)
98. October 27th: Sharknado 5: Global Swarming* (Amazon Prime) (2017) (1:25:59)
99. October 27th: Deep Rising (Subset-Theme Night) (Personal Blu-Ray) (1998) (1:46:08)
100. October 27th: No One Gets Out Alive* (Netflix Streaming) (2021) (1:27:18)
101. October 27th: Baron Blood (Kanopy) (1972) (1:38:44)
102. October 28th: Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (Subset-Theme Night) (Library DVD) (1990) (1:33:21)
103. October 28th: The Dunwich Horror* (Kanopy) (1970) (1:27:32)
104. October 28th: Invaders from Mars (Tubi) (1986) (1:39:13)
105. October 28th: Drag Me to Hell (Peacock) (2009) (1:39:59)
106. October 29th: Footprints on the Moon* (Subset-Theme Night) (Shudder) (1975) (1:32:41)
107. October 29th: Psycho (Peacock) (1960) (1:48:53)
108. October 29th: The Blood Spattered Bride* (Tubi) (1972) (1:40:56)
109. October 30th: The Blood on Satan's Claw (Theme Night) (Hoopla) (1971) (1:36:26)
110. October 30th: Shock Waves (Peacock) (1977) (1:24:39)
111. October 31st: Halloween (Theme Night) (Shudder) (1978) (1:30:53)
112. October 31st: Halloween Ends* (Subset-Theme Night) (Peacock) (2022) (1:50:53)
113. October 31st: Stanley* (Plex) (1972) (1:46:47)
114. October 31st: Werewolves Within* (Subset-Theme Night) (Library Blu-Ray) (2021) (1:36:22)

Checklist:

Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
-X- Asia Argento - The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) (1:59:31)
-X- Peter Cushing - Fear in the Night* (1972) (1:34:03)
--- Keith David -
-X- Bruce Davison - The Manor* (2021) (1:21:13)
-X- Patty Duke - Curse of the Black Widow)* (1977) (1:36:40)
-X- James Hong - Summoned* (2013) (1:29:39)
--- Boris Karloff -
-X- John Karlsen - Footprints on the Moon* (Subset-Theme Night) (1975) (1:32:41)
-X- Cameron Mitchell - The Toolbox Murders (1978) (1:33:54)
-X- Radha Mitchell - Rogue (Theme Night) (2007) (1:33:;12)
--- Hideo Murota -
-X- Daria Nicolodi - Paganini Horror (Theme Night) (1988) (1:23:27)
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Bela Lugosi -
--- Vincent Price -
--- Santo -
--- Michele Soavi -
--- Marianne Stone -
-X- David Warbeck - Craze* (1974) (1:32:48)
--- Chase Williamson -
--- Recently Deceased (insert actor) -

Select 5 directors:
--- Byeong-ki Ahn -
-X- David Bruckner - The Signal (2007) (1:43:23)
--- Jaume Collet-Serra -
-X- Reginald Le Borg - Diary of a Madman* (1963) (1:36:52)
-X- Antonio Margheriti - And God Said to Cain* (1970) (1:40:11)
--- Fred Olen Ray -
--- Peter Sasday -
-X- Takashi Shimizu - Ju-On: The Grudge 2* (2003) (1:32:25)
--- Yudai Yamaguchi -
--- Brian Yuzna -
-X- Watch a Movie Directed By a Female Director, 2, 3 - The Invitation* (2015) (1:40:12)

Select 2 film composers:
--- Tyler Bates -
--- Les Baxter -
-X- Mark Korven - The Black Phone* (2021) (1:43:22)
-X- Paul Zaza - Popcorn* (1991) (1:30:35)

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
--- Franco Di Girolamo -
--- Robert Hall -
-X- Yoshihiro Nishimura - Meatball Machine* (2005) (1:29:47)
--- Jack Pierce -
-X- Brian Wade - Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (Subset-Theme Night) (1990) (1:33:21)

Select 2 producers:
--- Roger Corman -
-X- James Fler - Avenged (Savaged)* (2013) (1:34:41)
-X- Aaron B. Koontz - The Requin* (2022) (1:29:40)
--- Travis Stevens -

Select 2 writers:
-X- Everett de Roche - Long Weekend* (1978) (1:33:10)
--- Mary Shelley -
--- KŰji Shiraishi -
-X- Ernesto Gastaldi - Torso* (1973) (1:33:35)

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
-X- *3-D Film - Silent Hill: Revelation* (2012) (1:34:46)
--- Anthology Film -
-X- Appears on Edgar Wright's 1,000 Favorite Movies List - The Haunting (Subset-Theme Night) (1963) (1:51:53)
-X- Appears on They Shoot Zombies, Don't They - The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films - Lord of Illusions Special Edition* (Subset-Theme Night) (1995) (2:00:;52)
--- Based on a True Story -
--- Based on a Novel -
-X- Candy Cinema, 2 - Censor* (Subset-Theme Night) (2021) (1:23:38)
-X- Cannibalism - Microwave Massacre (Subset-Theme Night) (1979) (1:15:51)
-X- Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - The Stonehearst Asylum (2014) (1:52:53)
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
-X- Coming-of-Age - Prey* (2022) (1:39:33)
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Cryptid Cinema -
-X- Death by: Throat-Slitting - Summer of 84* (2018) (1:45:30)
--- Director or Writer Cameo in Own Film / Film Adaptation, 2
-X- Distributor / Studio: Severin Films - Count Dracula* (Subset-Theme Night) (1970) (1:36:57)
--- 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 -
-X- Film From Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween, 2 - Speak No Evil* (2022) (1:37:47)
-X- Film From TCM October 2022 Schedule - The Bat (1959) (1:20:03)
--- Firearms -
--- Fog, 2 -
-X- Folk Horror - The Blood on Satan's Claw (Theme Night) (1971) (1:36:26)
--- From a Basil Gogos Painting -
-X- Found Footage - The Taking of Deborah Logan* (Subset-Theme Night) (2014) (1:30:05)
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
-X- Hagsploitation - The Swarm* (1978) (2:35:01)
-X- Hypnosis - Dracula (1931) (1:14:26)
--- J-Horror -
--- Kaiju / Giant Monster -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Luchador -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
-X- Mad Scientist - The Twilight People* (Theme Night) (1972) (1:20:33)
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Name In Title -
-X- Nation of Origin: Australia - The Reef: Stalked* (2022) (1:32:41)
-X- Nonlinear Timeline - Blood Red Sky* (2021) (2:03:06)
--- Ouija Board -
--- Phobias -
-X- Prison Horror - The Platform* (2019) (1:34:49)
--- Psychological -
--- Quarantine -
-X- Random Horror Film - Nightbooks* (2021) (1:43:23)
--- Rape / Revenge -
-X- Shot in Los Angeles - The Convent* (2000) (1:19:54)
-X- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Trauma (Theme Night) (1993) (1:49:30)
--- Slow Motion -
--- Split Personality -
--- Suicide -
-X- Takes Place in a Basement - No One Gets Out Alive* (2021) (1:27:18)
-X- Takes Place in a Junkyard - Spree* (2020) (1:32:33)
-X- Takes Place in a Forest - The Cursed* (Subset-Theme Night) (2021) (1:51:01)
-X- Takes Place on a Beach - Eden Lake* (2008) (1:31:26)
-X- Takes Place on a Boat - Deep Rising (Subset-Theme Night) (1998) (1:46:08)
-X- Takes Place on a Military Base - Invaders from Mars (1986) (1:39:13)
-X- Three Installments in a Franchise - Tombs of the Blind Dead (Subset-Theme Night) (1972) (1:41:16); Return of the Evil Dead (1973) (1:27:01); Horror of the Zombies (1974) (1:29:32)
-X- Title Spoken By Character, 2 - Halloween (Theme Night) (1978) (1:30:53)
--- Trailer Compilation -
--- Travelogue -
--- Vampire -
-X- Voice-Over Narration - You Should Have Left* (2020) (1:33:29)
--- 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- 1922 (100th) - Nosferatu (Theme Night) (1922) (1:35:29)
-X- 1947 (75th) - The Inheritance (1947) (1:37:36)
-X- 1972 (50th) - Season of the Witch* (Theme Night) (1972) (1:29:40)
-X- 1997 (25th) – I Know What You Did Last Summer* (1997) (1:41:02)

Select 1 from the following anniversaries:
-X- 10th Anniversary of Scream Factory - The Dunwich Horror* (1970) (1:27:32)
-X- 10th Anniversary of Vinegar Syndrome, 2 - Stanley (1972) (1:46:47)
-X- 15th Belated Anniversary of TCM Underground - Mark of the Vampire* (1935) (1:00:29)
-X- 20th Anniversary of Blue Underground - The Blood Spattered Bride (1972) (1:40:56)
-X- 25th Anniversary of The Asylum - Sharknado 5: Global Swarming* (2017) (1:25:59)
-X- 25th Anniversary of DVD - Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things* (1972) (1:26:32)
-X- 25th Anniversary of Netflix - Baron Blood (1972) (1:38:44)
-X- 40th Anniversary of Joe Bob Briggs - Mandy (2018) (2:01:02)
-X- 100th Birthday of Bert I. Gordon - Necromancy* (1972) (1:24:08)
-X- 100th Birthday of Sir Christopher Lee - The Whip and the Body (Subset-Theme Night) (1963) (1:26:59)

Select 3 from the following horror film tropes, 2:
--- Lullabies and rhymes that forewarn the terror -
-X- Characters ignoring all the red flags - Ma* (2019) (1:39:21)
-X- Morticians eating on the job, 2 - The New York Ripper (1982) (1:32:53)
--- Toilet-based scares, 2 -
--- The harbinger of doom -
--- Heart ripped out while beating -
-X- Ghost towns / Abandoned mines - Silent Hill (2006) (2:05:31)
--- Ancient Indian burial ground -

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
-X- PG - The 'Burbs (Subset-Theme Night) (1989) (1:41:18)
--- PG-13 -
-X- R - Halloween Ends* (Subset-Theme Night) (2022) (1:50:53)
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
-X- Unrated - Close Calls* (Subset-Theme Night) (2017) (2:08:38)
--- M -
-X- GP - And Soon the Darkness* (1970) (1:39:00)

​Select 6 decades of film history:
-X- Pre-1930 - Salome* (Subset) (1922) (1:12:14)
-X- 1930 - Frankenstein (1931) (1:09:48)
-X- 1940 - Scared to Death (Subset-Theme Night) (1947) (1:07:16)
-X- 1950 - Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) (1:20:17)
-X- 1960 - Psycho (1960) (1:48:53)
-X- 1970 - Shock Waves (1977) (1:24:39)
-X- 1980 - Video Violence 2* (Subset-Theme Night) (1987) (1:15:24)
-X- 1990 - Mimic Director's Cut* (Subset-Theme Night) (1992) (1:45:30)
-X- 2000 - Drag Me to Hell (2009) (1:39:59)
-X- 2010 - Beast* (Subset-Theme Night) (2017) (1:46:50)
-X- 2020 - Orphan: First Kill* (2022) (1:38:40)

Watch 1 film with a recently deceased personality:
-X- Recently deceased list - (Fred Ward) - Cast a Deadly Spell* (1991) (1:36:04)

Watch a film shot on 1 of the following:
--- Video ,2 -
-X- 8mm (Super 8) - Winterbeast* (Subset-Theme Night) (1992) (1:16:40)
--- 16mm -

Watch 1 title from the OHMC "Favorites" list or the bad movie generator:
-X- (insert title) - Night Train to Terror* (1985) (1:33:01)

Watch a movie and its remake or two adaptations of the same source material back to back on the same day
-X- Original - Child's Play (Subset-Theme Night) (1988) (1:27:12)
-X- Remake - Child's Play* (2019) (1:30:00)

Watch 1 film from any Amityville, 2 or Bad Shark, 2 movie:
-X- (insert title) - My Amityville Horror* (2012) (1:28:49)

Watch films in at least three formats:
-X- First format, (insert format), (insert title) - Blu-Ray - Werewolves Within* (2021) (1:36:22)
-X- Second format, (insert format), (insert title) - DVD - Black Friday* (2021) (1:24:20)
-X- Third format, (insert format), (insert title) - Streaming) The Burning (1981) (1:31:25)

Watch films in at least three languages:
-X- First language, (insert language), (insert title) - Spanish - The Day of the Beast (Subset-Theme Night) (1995) (1:43:48)
-X- Second language, (insert language), (insert title) - Icelandic - Tilbury (Subset-Theme Night) (1987) (0:56:14)
-X- Third language, (insert language), (insert title) - Mandarin - The Sadness (Subset-Theme Night) (2021) (1:40:06)

Watch 2 films with similar plots:
-X- Film #1 - The Return of the Living Dead (1985) (1:30:47)
-X- Film #2 - Day of the Dead (1985) (1:41:04)

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
-X- Stars a Karen - Karen Black / Karen Strassman / Karen Lorre / Karen Cliche / Karen Gilan / Karen Allen - Mirror Mirror* (1990) (1:44:02)
-X- Features a character repeating someone else's dialogue - Last Night in Soho* (Subset-Theme Night) (2021) (1:56:32)
-X- Was made in the 2000s - Trouble Every Day* (Subset-Theme Night) (2001) (1:37:01)
-X- Features a flashlight - I, Madman* (Subset-Theme Night) (1989) (1:29:14)
-X- Was written by Dean R. Koontz - Whispers* (1990) (1:33:47)
-X- Features a foot chase - Alison's Birthday* (1981) (1:38:23)
-X- Has a scene in an abandoned building - Bacurau* (2019) (2:10:59)
-X- Was shot in Argentina - Virus-32* (2022) (1:29:59)
-X- Is listed in Heavy Metal Movies - The Asphyx* (1972) (1:26:52)
-X- Takes place at / around a nuclear power plant - Teeth* (2007) (1:33:47)
-X- Features an impalement - Hell High* (Subset-Theme Night) (1989) (1:23:47)
-X- Title includes the word blood, 2 - Hunter's Blood* (1986) (1:41:16)

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

Theme

-X- 10/01: Celebrating 100 Years of the Master of the Macabre - The Sir Christopher Lee Centennial - Count Dracula* (1970) (1:36:57)
-X- 10/02: A Flash from the Past Leads to Aghast from a Slash - Flashback Horror - Last Night in Soho* (2021) (1:56:32)
-X- 10/03: Freudian Fragments -&- Monster Mindfucks - Psychological Horror - Beast* (2017) (1:46:50)
-X- 10/04: The Woodlands are Dark. The Days are Bewitched. Defiance of Lord Summerisle Seals Your Fate in a Twitch. - The Folk Horror Compendium - Tilbury* (1987) (0:56:14)
-X- 10/05: Do You Read Sutter Cane? - Writers / Screenwriters - I, Madman* (1989) (1:29:14)
-X- 10/06: Electronically Produced via Keyboard from the Bowels of Hell...
This Retro Futuristic Music from Beyond is the Proverbial Death Knell - The Synth of Fear: Electronic Music in Fright Cinema - Mandy (2018) (2:01:02)
-X- 10/07: Footage Found. Death Abounds. - The Found Footage Phenomenon - The Taking of Deborah Logan* (2014) (1:30:05)
-X- 10/08: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Cloths that Smell of Death!
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