CONTEST #2: Don't Come Out BARREN

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  1. rhett

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    For our next October Madness contest we've got the latest film from Darren Lynn Bousman (SAW 2-4, REPO), the camping trip from hell flick, THE BARRENS. Out on Blu-ray and DVD this past Tuesday, the film centers on the winged beast in lore known as the Jersey Devil, and you could get your talons on a free copy by posting below.[/b]
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    For our next October Madness contest we've got the latest film from Darren Lynn Bousman (SAW 2-4, REPO), the camping trip from hell flick, THE BARRENS. Out on Blu-ray and DVD this past Tuesday, the film centers on the winged beast in lore known as the Jersey Devil, and you could get your talons on a free copy by posting below. All you have to do is tell us your favorite horror movie set out in the wilderness.

    Man versus nature is one of the oldest conflicts in fiction, and horror has certainly seen its fair share of films set behind foresty pines. JUST BEFORE DAWN, WRONG TURN, RITUALS, DON'T GO IN THE WOODS, JEEPERS CREEPERS, GRIZZLY, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, the list of successful horror films to mine the environment for scares is unending. Which one is your favorite? Tell us and you could win a copy of Anchor Bay's THE BARRENS starring TRUE BLOOD's Stephen Moyer.

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    Two winners will be chosen a week from today on Friday, October 19th.

    1st Place receivers:

    THE BARRENS Blu-ray

    2nd Place receives:

    THE BARRENS DVD



    Make a single post in this thread telling us what your favorite wilderness horror film is and you'll be entered in the draw to win.

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

    Step out of the brush and tell us which woods wilts you the most!
     

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    I don't know if you peeps would even consider it horror, but I'm going with Deliverance. While it usually ends up in the action category in video stores, it has as much tension and suspense as any horror film. Its place in pop culture over the years shows how well it personifies the same kind of suspicion and fear of rural folk as TCM, The Hills Have Eyes, and their kin. And of course the 'man vs. nature' aspect is omnipresent. The natural setting is both stunningly beautiful and frought with peril.

    Watching its place in pop culture grow has also been fun. Whenever one of the movie's stars would be on a talk show, the infamous 'squealing' scene would be brought up. You could always tell that the audience was split; half of them got it and half didn't. Nowadays, the signature dueling banjos are used in car commercials.
     
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    THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT just because it's the best film ever made that was set in the woods.
     
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    The Evil Dead, because in my opinion it's still the best horror film that is set in the wilderness. It's scary enough being out in the middle of nowhere, let alone having to deal with ancient demon curses and the trees as enemies. I love this sub genre of the horror film. Mother's Day, Grizzly, Just Before Dawn, Wrong Turn, Etc., are all great films as well.
     
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    I think I'd choose The Decent. Having been caving once before, that film made me feel incredibly claustrophobic.
     
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    Definitely one of my favorite sections of horror!

    I'm going Blair Witch! The stuff like Wrong Turn, Just Before Dawn, Rituals and The Prey are not too far behind!
     
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    Day of the Animals! Leslie Nielsen kicking ass and taking names, all with his shirt off. Phenomenal.
     
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    Rituals! Not only because it is Canadian, but because it is just so damn awesome.
     
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    Just kidding! ;)

    It's a toss up between Rituals and The Last House on the Left, but Rituals setting is far more BARREN to me, so Rituals it is!
     
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    Rituals... if you go down in the woods today, you're in for a big surprise.
     
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    Rituals — because it's so awesome. :evil:
     
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    I don't know if this counts but I have to go with Friday The 13th & not for the obvious reasons but because it was the film that started me don't this path of being a horror fanatic. The film not only sparked my imagination, terrified my senses but became a bonding experience with my mother who was a horror fan at the time in the summer of 83. This movie not only has become one of all my time favorites but has allowed me to meet many wonderful people & do some amazing things that I wouldn't have been able to if not for this film & for that I'm eternally greatful.
     
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    It isn't exactly wilderness, but middle of nowhere... Hills Have Eyes.

    I like Southern Comfort if you want to consider it horror.
     
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    Night of the Demon-Might seem like an odd choice but simultaneously kicked off my love for horror film, anthropology, cryptozoology and of course the big hairy galoot himself.
     
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    The Blair Witch Project. The whole concept of getting lost in the woods, going in circles, and realizing you won't ever find you way out is scary enough. Plus, the fact that they are being hunted by something makes this is an unnerving experience.
     
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    Don't Go in the Woods (1980). So cheesy it's awesome.
     
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    Ah...my favorite movie scenario...the camping trip gone bad. I'd have to go with Deliverance...if that isn't a horrific experience, then nothing is. Squeal!!!
     

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