The Annual Track Your October Movies Thread, Thread

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  1. maskull

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

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    Took November 1st (today) off work so I could stay up late and watch:

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    Every other movie ended up being a werewolf one!! I was in no mood for zombies, but I can take werewolves any time.

    I honestly wouldn't have made it to An American Werewolf or Dracula if I hadn't watched Black Christmas. I was having a hard time staying awake but after watching BC I was wide awake...and a little freaked out. That movie always gets me!!!

    I had so many other movies I wanted to watch on Halloween...ya know, like the actual movie Halloween....but I ran out of time and stamina. Guess I'll have to wait until the weekend and have a post-Halloween fest. :)
     
  2. satans-sadists

    satans-sadists Ghost

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    10/1: Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
    10/2: Dark Night of the Scarecrow
    10/3: The Monster Club
    10/4: The Manitou
    10/5: Nightmare in Blood
    10/6: Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Blood and Roses (in theatre hosted by Joe Dante), The Howling (in theatre, director Joe Dante in person)
    10/7: Blacula (in theatre, director William Crain in person), Sugar Hill 1974 (in theatre), From Beyond, Scream Blacula Scream
    10/8: Alligator
    10/9: House of Frankenstein (1944)
    10/10: House on Skull Mountain
    10/11: Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, The Haunted Palace
    10/12: The Mephisto Waltz, All the Colors of the Dark
    10/13: Eaten Alive (1977), Dracula: Prince of Darkness
    10/14: Satanic Rites of Dracula, Demons, Halloween II
    10/15: Blood Beach
    10/16: Night of the Sorcerers, Nude for Satan
    10/17: The House that Dripped Blood
    10/18: Halloween III: Season of the Witch
    10/19: Devil Dog - Hound of Hell, John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness
    10/20: The Black Cat (1941), Man Made Monster, Cat People (1943)
    10/21: Night Monster, Scarecrows, The Dunwich Horror
    10/22: The Tomb of Ligeia
    10/23: Asylum (1972), From Beyond the Grave
    10/24: Tenebre
    10/25: Return of the Living Dead
    10/26: Captive Wild Woman, Malatesta's Carnival of Blood
    10/27: The Legend of Hell House, The Sentinel (1977), The Shining
    10/28: The Lost Boys (in theatre), House on Haunted Hill (1959), The Haunting (1963), The Changeling (1980)
    10/29: The Fog (1980), Creepshow
    10/30: Gargoyles (1972), Race With the Devil
    10/31: Frankenstein (1931), Night of the Living Dead (1968)
     
  3. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    01: Tales From the Crypt (1972)
    01: Vault of Horror (1973)
    01: Creepshow (1982)
    02: The Beast Within (1982)
    02: The Bat People (1974)
    03: Tales From the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
    04: Maniac (1980)
    04: The House on Skull Mountain (1974)
    04: Idle Hands (1999)
    05: Slave of the Cannibal God (1978)
    06: Dead Ringers (1988)
    06: Christine (1983)
    06: The Mephisto Waltz (1971)
    07: An American Haunting (2005)
    07: Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
    08: Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
    13: Videodrome (1982)
    14: Hostel (2005)
    15: What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
    16: Planet Terror (International Cut) (2007)
    17: Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005)
    17: Night of the Creeps (1986)
    18: The Elephant Man (1980)
    18: Natural Born Killers (Director's Cut) (1994)
    18: Dolls (1987)
    18: Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
    19: Child's Play (1988)
    19: Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
    21: Feast (2006)
    22: Daughters of Darkness (1971)
    22: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
    22: Die, Monster, Die! (1965)
    22: 30 Days of Night (2007)
    23: Remote Control (1987)
    23: Event Horizon (1997)
    23: Re-Animator (1985)
    24: The Dark (1979)
    24: Dead-Alive (1992)
    25: The Nest (1987)
    25: Scream Greats, Vol.2: Satanism and Witchcraft (1986)
    25: Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
    26: Interview With A Serial Killer (1993)
    26: The Tripper (2007)
    26: I Drink Your Blood (1972)
    27: The Believers (1987)
    27: Constantine (2005)
    27: Army of Darkness (1992)
    27: Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    28: I Was A Teenage Zombie (1986)
    28: Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
    28: The Monster of Phantom Lake (2006)
    28: Society (1989)
    29: Slaughterhouse (1987)
    29: Chopping Mall (1986)
    29: Brand Upon the Brain! (2007)
    29: Hatchet (2006)
    29: End of Days (1999)
    30: Crawlspace (1986)
    30: The Attic (1980)
    30: Beneath Still Waters (2005)
    30: Saw IV (2007)
     
  4. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    10.01.07(~midnight): Death Proof
    10.01.07: Hellbound: Hellraiser II
    10.02.07: My Bloody Valentine
    10.04.07: Masters of Horror: Homecoming (Joe Dante)
    10.12.07: Flight of the Living Dead
    10.12.07: From Beyond
    10.13.07: Land of the Dead: Unrated
    10.13.07: Martin
    10.14.07: The Serpent and The Rainbow
    10.15.07: Roy Frumkes' Document of the Dead
    10.17.07: 28 Weeks Later
    10.19.07: Black Sheep
    10.20.07: Dead Ringers
    10.21.07: Murder Party
    10.22.07: King of the Zombies
    10.24.07: Fido
    10.24.07: Isolation
    10.27.07: Return of the Living Dead 2
    10.27.07: Suspiria
    10.28.07: Altered States
    10.28.07: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
    10.29.07: Halloween III: Season of the Witch
    10.30.07: The Monster Squad
    10.30.07: Suspiria
    10.31.07: Theater of Blood

    I'm really impressed by those of you who were able to do 3+ in a day. That's commitment and fine time management. I'm sad October is over.
     
  5. Hellbilly

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    Same here.
    Had to work on the 31st and didn't get home until late afternoon. That sucked. I would've rather stayed home and had me an all day/all night movie marathon instead. Maybe next year. I'm still glad I managed to finish TFTC season 6 followed by Invasion Of The Body Snatchers before I collapsed though.
     
  6. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    What? Damn, I went to their website late September and didn't see these listed. There was a Universal Classic revival in a Chicago suburb too with representatives of Lugosi, Chaney and Karloff's descendants there. I mixed up the weekend though and missed it. :cry:

    Damn did I drop the ball this year. At least I made it to The Rocky Horror Picture Show on thee day of all days. Didn't mix that date up I assure you!
     
  7. Roythe13th

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    I only started going to their website right before my trip, so I am not sure when they started to list it there. I first learned about the event on Myspace. This year was their third annual and on their Myspace page, they have a listing of movies from the past years and they have a gift for creating a good lineup. It was a great time, especially for someone like me, who feels I don’t really see a movie until I see it on the big screen. The crowd was really into it so even when you were tired, everyone else’s energy brought you up. They also showed classic horror trailers, had vendors in the lobby selling some cool horror merchandise and had a DJ spinning in the lobby.

    Since I am not a local, it was hard for me to stay for the full 24 hours. I had to skip Vincent Price’s The Raven, It’s Alive, Deathdream and The Shining. The Shining was playing at midnight at my local art house the following weekend, so it wasn’t a huge loss to not see it at the marathon. I also had to miss Demons 2 with a personal appearance by Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni. She arrived early in the afternoon and hung out which I thought was cool. I had to miss it because I had a ghost tour that was already prepaid.

    When October approaches, I am always looking around on the internet for horror or Halloween related events. From what I understand, the Music Box Massacre will be taking place the second weekend of October every year and I plan to make it an annual tradition. With the marathon, ghost tours, haunted attractions and horror related plays and theatrical events, a horror fan can have a fun and packed long weekend in Chicago in October.

    The theater you mentioned that was hosting the Universal Monsters event was hosting 3 or 4 special screenings of The Birds with Tippi Hedren and Veronica Cartwright in attendance for each showing the weekend of the horror marathon. I really wanted to attend but my schedule was completely full for the entire 4 days I was in town and the theater was really far out into the suburbs so I had to sadly pass.

    But again, I plan to be in Chicago every October. I had a blast.
     
  8. Agent Z

    Agent Z "Get to the river...

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    It's only over on the calendar my friend. Only on the calendar...
     
  9. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    True dat. "Every day is Halloween." - Type O
     

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