Best of the first half of 2008

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Which is your favorite horror film so far this year?

Poll closed Aug 14, 2008.
  1. Cloverfield

    27 vote(s)
    28.4%
  2. Diary of the Dead

    6 vote(s)
    6.3%
  3. Doomsday

    5 vote(s)
    5.3%
  4. Funny Games

    4 vote(s)
    4.2%
  5. Mother of Tears

    5 vote(s)
    5.3%
  6. One Missed Call

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Poultrygeist

    2 vote(s)
    2.1%
  8. Prom Night

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  9. Rogue

    3 vote(s)
    3.2%
  10. Shutter

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. The Eye

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  12. The Happening

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  13. The Ruins

    15 vote(s)
    15.8%
  14. The Signal

    4 vote(s)
    4.2%
  15. The Strangers

    7 vote(s)
    7.4%
  16. Teeth

    2 vote(s)
    2.1%
  17. Inside

    10 vote(s)
    10.5%
  18. Other

    2 vote(s)
    2.1%
  1. ReelFear

    ReelFear New Member

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    i went with THE SIGNAL. loved it! my next choice would be INSIDE.
     
  2. Franco

    Franco Weekender

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  3. maskull

    maskull I finally got an avatar!!! Yay!!

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    Haven't seen enough to actually vote yet but so far my top 3 would be:

    1. Rogue
    2. The Ruins
    3. Doomsday

    of course the only other one that I saw from that list was Diary...it's nowhere near the top unless all the rest of these movies suck hard.
     
  4. rp108

    rp108 Guest

    Not going to vote until I see Cloverfield and Diary of the Dead but I really liked The Ruins. I saw it in the theatre and just watched it on Blu-ray, top notch acting, great gore, and not campy. Not sure why this film is getting overlooked. Of course horrordvds is giving it the credit it deserves. :)
     
  5. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Unfortunately (or...is it fortunately?), I haven't seen almost any of those.

    I think I'd have to say the best thing out of the genre I've seen so far this year was Family Man from the Fear Itself lineup. Proceed with the popcorn throwing.
     
  6. geeare

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    T E E T H
     
  7. baggio

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    I went with the Inside. But I also liked Poultrygeist. Two ends of the spectrum, huh.
     
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    Funny Games and The Strangers but I voted for Funny Games. Also I donĀ“t see anything wrong with that list... with the exception of Doomsday everything is pretty clearly horror to me.
     
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  9. The Chaostar

    The Chaostar Johnny Hallyday forever

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    From the films in the list I enjoyed Mother of Tears the most.
     
  10. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    I've only seen a few of these, but so far I got to say my favorite would be 'The Signal'. It's the only one as well, of the ones I've seen, that will hold up for multiple viewings.
     
  11. Anthropophagus

    Anthropophagus Well-Known Member

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    The Cottage was an unexpected surprise for me.
     
  12. booper71

    booper71 Lord of the Thighs.

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    Poultrygeist, really brought back the troma charm of the past, or was that sludge?

    Teeth also was surprisingly entertaining.
     
  13. vampyr789

    vampyr789 9, 10. Never Sleep Again.

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    Gutterballs wasnt on this list!! now that is a great throw-back on 80s slashers (the freaking posted looks just like the Maniac poster!!)
    it has great gore!

    i picked Cloverfield. i also like the remake of Funny games (but i perfer the original)
     
  14. Harry Warden

    Harry Warden Well-Known Member

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    I have to go with The Strangers. IMO, 2008 is one of the worst year's on record for horror films. I also really liked The Midnight Meat Train, which I was fortunate to see this past weekend.
     
  15. Blackheart

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    The Strangers isn't released in cinemas here until August 14th, but it's been the only horror flick i've been anticipating to see on a big screen so far this year.

    Teeth was fantastic - really grew on me once I finished viewing it.

    Prom Night - argh. I liked Cloverfield for what it is, and will probably go back to visit a few times in the future - it'll be a real beer with mates Friday night staple me thinks.

    Movies we in Australia haven't received yet, but i'm interested in are The Signal, Diary of the Dead (actually amazed this hasn't gottena OZ theatrical release yet) While I guess i'll have to catch up on Inside, The Cottage and Frontiers on DVD.

    But I think overall, the best flick so far for me was The Ruins - it just had an uneasy feeling throughout watching that made it stand out.
     

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