Contest #1: Is Your Foreign Film Knowledge up to SNUFF?

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  1. rhett

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    It's time for our first October Madness contest, brought to you from South America...where life is cheap! Okay, it's actually Blue Underground, but damned if I'm not going to recite my favorite tagline of all time. Up for grabs is one of the most infamous horror films ever made, SNUFF, the Argentinian cheapie that was bought by Allan Shackleton and marketed as a real snuff film thanks to a new tacked on ending.[/b]
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    It's time for our first October Madness contest, brought to you from South America...where life is cheap! Okay, it's actually Blue Underground, but damned if I'm not going to recite my favorite tagline of all time. Up for grabs is one of the most infamous horror films ever made, SNUFF, the Argentinian cheapie that was bought by Allan Shackleton and marketed as a real snuff film thanks to a new tacked on ending. It's a film that uses its foreign-ness as a way to sell the idea of incivility and legitimate depravity, so let's celebrate the power of foreign horror for this contest.

    In order to win 1 of the 2 new SNUFF Blu-rays given to us from Blue Underground, all you have to do is make a single post in this thread about your favorite foreign horror film. Ringu from Japan, High Tension from France, Zombie from Italy or REC from Spain, there have been a number of trendsetters over the years. What horror film from outside of North America is your favorite?

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    Two winners will be chosen a week from today on Tuesday, October 15th.

    Make a single post in this thread telling us your favorite foreign horror film (and why!) to be entered to win.

    Winners will be randomly selected based upon all the posts in this thread.



    Snuff out any doubt, you can be a winner...enter today my friends!
     

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    If it counts, I suppose The Girl Who Knew Too Much. But I'll stick with Phenomena with Connelly.
     
  3. old-boo-radley

    old-boo-radley They stay the same age...

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    Ok guys I'll kick it off with the first of many votes for Zombie Flesh Eaters. My favourite Fulci and my favourite video nasty.
     
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    The Horde...from France
     
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    Let the Right One In (Sweden)

    Visually stunning, emotionally rich, with shocking violence, and two of the best performances I've ever seen from child actors.
     
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    Hm... would probably be something French or Italian.

    Let's go with House On The Edge Of The Park.
     
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    Ils (Them). I really enjoyed that one and although the ending was a slight let down, I completely enjoyed it.
     
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    Cold Prey, easily the best post-80s slasher made.
     
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    Argento's Deep Red.
     
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    High Tension is the most unsettling film I've seen in recent memory. I'm overdue for a re-watch.
     
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    i tried to be smart and cocky and wanted to take a movie from South America, but i don't know any so I'll go for... Zombie Flesh Eaters!

    have watched it so many times I can almost dream it, also => somewhere in 2006-2007 (i don't know exactly when) there was a trailer of the game Dead Island, it lasted for about 70 seconds and it showed tropical scenery and at the end i saw a zombie getting his head smashed in with a crowbar and i swear the zombie looked like the iconic one on the poster of the movie, so there and then i had to have the game (which of course turned out to be some kind of disappointment) (and of course, when i look back at the trailer now it doesn't look like that movie AT ALL => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vg1PAz4lUZU)

    just to point out how this movie has polluted my mind...
     
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    Ginger Snaps - Hey, Canada is "foreign" to me! :lol:

    I love this film--smart, funny, and it ends with plenty of uncomfortable gore.

    If I have to pick a separate continent, I'd be boring and go with Suspiria, because it's one of the most beautiful horror films I've ever seen.
     
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    The Bird with the Crystal Plumage. That got me into the giallo sub-genre and now I think I own 30 or so giallo films in my collection.
     
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    I would have said Black Christmas from Canada, but I assumed North America included Canada and Mexico.
     
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    So many that I have on DVD and Blu-Ray. Have to go with City Of The Living Dead. I have all three Fulci zombie movies, and I think that City of the Living Dead was very good. It's so hard to decide on just one International Horror Movie.
     

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