Time For the Annual October Horror Movie Watching Thread!!!!!!

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  1. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    Oct. 31st

    Halloween Double Feature!

    La maschera del demonio a.k.a The Mask of Satan (1960)
    The Monster Squad (1987)
     
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    Oct 31st.
    Disney's Legend of Sleepy Hollow
    The Creature From Black Lake
    Trick R Treat
    One Eyed Monster
    Dead Snow

    We had a huge Halloween party and everyone had a great time. The favorite seemed to be Dead Snow, but One Eyed Monster got huge laughs. I was surprised that Trick R Treat got a muted response.
     
  3. maskull

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

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    October 31:

    Well had to work today so I didn't get to watch as many movies and missed a lot of favourites that I usually watch.

    Tonight I watched:

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    Grand total of horror movies I watched this month: 103

    Thanks to everyone for participating. It was great looking at your lists and opinions on films. Plus I have a whole list of movies to check out thanks to you bunch.

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!
     
  4. Hellbilly

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    Same :lol:

    This was fun as usual. Here a few more stats from my October viewings:

    18 previously seen movies watched for the first time on DVD or Blu-ray
    11 first time viewings

    Top 10 first time viewings:

    01 Orphan (2009)
    02 Drag Me To Hell (2009)
    03 Trick 'r Treat (2008)
    04 Otis (2008)
    05 The Gorgon (1964)
    06 Don't Panic (1988) *cheesetastic*
    07 The Hills Run Red (2009)
    08 Trapped (1982)
    09 Amusement (2008)
    10 Wrong Turn 3: Left For Dead (2009)
     
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  5. satans-sadists

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    50 feature films this month, which is actually a lot considering October is MLB playoffs and World Series.

    October 1

    The Invisible Man (1933)

    October 2

    Frankenstein (1931)
    Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

    October 3

    Scooby-Doo & The Harlem Globetrotters "Ghostly Creep from the Deep"
    An American Werewolf in London (1981)

    October 4

    Torso (1973)

    October 5

    Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
    All the Colors of the Dark (1972)

    October 6

    Nightmares & Dreamscapes episode "Battleground"
    Trick R Treat (2007)

    October 7

    Madhouse (1974)

    October 8

    Alice Cooper "Welcome To My Nightmare" (1975)

    October 9

    Zombieland (2009)
    Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    Demons (1985)

    October 10

    The Monster Squad episode "The Tickler"
    The Monster Squad episode "The Ringmaster"

    Poltergeist (1982)
    Burnt Offerings (1976)

    October 11

    The Munsters episode "Hot Rod Herman"
    The Munsters episode "Bronco Bustin' Munster"

    The Monster Club (1980)
    The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

    October 12

    Scarecrows (1988)

    October 13

    The Gorgon (1964)
    The Reptile (1966)

    October 14

    The Haunting (1963)

    October 15

    The Night Stalker (1972)

    October 16

    Kolchak: The Night Stalker episode "Legacy of Terror"
    Kolchak: The Night Stalker episode "The Knightly Murders"

    October 17

    The Fat Albert Halloween Special

    Psycho II (1983)
    Psycho III (1986)
    Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) (in theater: actress Marilyn Burns in attendance)

    October 18

    Night Gallery episode "A Question of Fear"

    Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
    The Stepfather (1987)

    October 19

    The Wolf Man (1941)
    Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

    October 20

    Shock Waves (1977)
    Carnival of Souls (1962)

    October 21

    Masque of the Red Death (1964)

    October 22

    Paranormal Activity (2009)
    Phantasm (1979)

    October 23

    The Car (1977)

    October 24

    Firestarter (1984)
    Creepshow (1982)

    October 25

    The Thing (1982)
    Halloween (1978)

    October 26

    Stepfather 2 (1989)

    October 27

    The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
    Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

    October 28

    The Gate (1987)

    October 29

    Blacula (1972)
    Scream Blacula Scream (1973)

    October 30

    Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
    Horror of Dracula (1958)

    October 31

    The Muppet Show episode: Vincent Price guest star
    The Muppet Show episode: Alice Cooper guest star

    Gargoyles (1972)
    Race With the Devil (1975)

    Tales From the Darkside episode: Trick Or Treat

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
     
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    October 31st

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    Well, that's that. Not bad, watched 70 movies this year, 10 more then last year.
     
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    Paff Super Moderator

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    My Halloween movie-thon:

    Masters of Horror (John Carpenter's episode Cigarette Burns)
    Brides of Dracula
    Deep Red
    The Butcher
    The Blair Witch Project
     
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    finally watched Four Flies On Grey Velvet

    very disjointed, mostly thanks to some mad editing, but at times strikingly directed

    Mya's video presentation was excellent but audio wise it's a mess, some of the dialogue is too hard to understand and not adding subtitles for an Italian track is unforgivable

    still, it was a worthwile experience
     
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    October 30th
    The Roost (2005) 7/10
    Repo! The Genetic Opera* (2008) 3/10
    Evil Dead 2 (1987) 7/10
    House of the Dead [commentary] (2003) 2/10

    October 31st
    Horror of Dracula* (1958) 5/10
    The Fog (1980) 6/10
    Phantasm (1979) 7/10
    Ghoulies* (1985) 2/10
    Halloween (1978) 8/10

    * = First time viewing
     
  10. DeathDealer

    DeathDealer I Inhale Horror

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    This was my Halloween viewing:

    House of the Devil
    Dellamorte Dellamore
    Night of the Living Dead
    Lizard in Woman's Skin
    Halloween Blu
     
  11. vampyr789

    vampyr789 9, 10. Never Sleep Again.

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    October 31:

    Trick 'r Treat
    Evil Dead
    Psycho
    Suspiria
    The Exorcist
    Night of the Creeps
    Night of the Living Dead
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Halloween
     
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    10/30
    2001 Maniacs

    10/31
    Saw VI
     
  13. Hatchetwarrior

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    Grand Total: 96. Wow! in the six years ive been doing this year was the most I ever watched in October. Can't wait till next year, hope you all had a great Halloween.

    Top 10 First Time Viewings:

    1) Trick R Treat
    2) Paranormal Activity
    3) May
    4) Basket Case
    5) Drag Me To Hell
    6) Carnival Of Souls
    7) Zombieland
    8) Saw VI
    9) The Gate
    10) Suerveillance
     
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    HALLOWEEN MARATHON
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    TALES FROM THE CRYPT (Amicus)
    THE STEPFATHER
    TENEBRAE
    HALLOWEEN (1978)
    CAT'S EYE
    WHITE ZOMBIE
     
  15. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    I'm in the minority and embarrassingly so.

    Only 9 Horror films this year, down from 29 in 2008. A 69% drop. :cry:

    Best film I watched this month was The Children (2008), which surprised the hell out of me.

    And the worst? 100 Feet (2008), which even Famke Janssen could not save.
     
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    i know i should have been doing this all month... sorry, not too impressive anyway. red is first-time viewing.

    tourist trap
    hard candy

    dawn of the dead (original)
    28 weeks later
    prom night
    pan's labyrinth
    habit

    texas chainsaw massacre (original)
    hellraiser
    hellbound: hellraiser II
    hell on earth: hellraiser III
    troll
    halloween (original)
    halloween 4
    saw III
     
  17. wago70

    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    October 31 - Halloween:
    Asylum (Amicus); Elvira Mistress of the Dark; Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things; Tales of Terror (Corman/Price); The Raven (Corman/Price); Curse of the Demon; HALLOWEEN (the one, the only the Original!); HALLOWEEN II (the one, the only the Original!!)
     
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    SPAWNINGBLUE'S OCTOBER 2009 HORROR WATCHING

    Bold = first time viewing. Rating out of 10.

    October
    1
    House of 1000 Corpses (2003) 8/10
    Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006) (Documentary) 8.5/10
    Dead End (2003) 7/10
    3
    Trick or Treat (1986) 7/10
    The Dead Zone (1983) 9/10
    Kenny & Co. (1976) 6.5/10
    Haunted Histories Collection Vol. 2 - In Search of the Real Frankenstein (2008) (TV Documentary) 6/10
    April Fool's Day (1986) 8.5/10
    Hatchet (2006) 8/10
    4
    Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) 7/10
    5
    His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (Documentary) 5.5/10
    My Little Eye (2002) 8/10
    7
    Trick 'r Treat (2008) 9/10
    8
    Haunted Histories Collection Vol. 2 - Voodoo Rituals (2008) (TV Documentary) 5/10
    9
    Creepshow (1982) 8.5/10
    10
    Burnt Offerings (1976) 7.5/10
    Spaced Invaders (1990) 6/10
    Zombieland (2009) 8/10
    11
    Dagon (2001) 6.5/10
    12
    Phantasm 2 (1988) 8.5/10
    Phantasm 3: Lord of the Dead (1994) 7/10
    13
    Haunted Histories Collection Vol. 2 - Haunted Houses (2008) (TV Documentary) 5.5/10
    14
    Haunted Histories Collection Vol. 2 - More Haunted Houses: Tortured Souls and Restless Spirits (2008) (TV Documentary) 5.5/10
    Haunted Histories Collection Vol. 2 - Zombies (2008) (TV Documentary) 6/10
    The Lost Boys (1987) 9/10
    Phantasm oblIVion (1998) 7/10
    16
    Unsolved Mysteries: Ghosts Disc 1 - Friendly Ghosts, Resurrection Mary, Matchmaker Ghost, Queen Mary Ghosts, Grace's Ghost, Voice From The Grave, Ghosts Go To Court, The Entity, Ghost Boy (1987-1997) (TV Series) 8/10
    Shock Waves (1977) 7/10
    17
    The Sentinel (1977) 8.5/10
    Fear Itself Season 1: Spooked (2008) (TV Series) 6/10
    Fear Itself Season 1: Eater (2008) (TV Series) 7/10
    18
    Drag Me to Hell (Director's Cut) (2009) 8.5/10
    19
    Fear Itself Season 1: Community (2008) (TV Series) 6.5/10
    Fear Itself Season 1: Sacrifice (2008) (TV Series) 7.5/10
    20
    Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) 8/10
    The Hills Run Red (2009) 6/10
    Pumpkinhead (1988) 7.5/10
    21
    The Pit (1991) 7/10
    22
    Unsolved Mysteries: Ghosts Disc 2 - Black Hope Curse, Tallman's Ghost, Ghost Blimp, Gordy's Ghost, Highway Vision, Civil War Ghost, Profiling the Paranormal, Ghost Lights (1987-1997) (TV Series) 7.5/10
    Fear Itself Season 1: Family Man (2008) (TV Series) 6.5/10
    Fear Itself Season 1: In Sickness and in Health (2008) (TV Series) 6.5/10
    23
    Planet Terror (2007) 7.5/10
    Death Proof (2007) 8/10
    24
    Fear Itself Season 1: Something With Bite (2009) (TV Series) 8/10
    Home Improvement Season 2: Haunting of Taylor House (1992) (TV Series) 8/10
    Home Improvement Season 6: I Was a Teenage Taylor (1996) (TV Series) 7.5/10
    26
    Unsolved Mysteries: Ghosts Disc 3 - Lizzie Borden's House, Tatum's Ghost, Ghostly Attraction, Ghost Writer, Mary Celeste, Comedy Store Ghosts, Myrtle's Plantation, General Wayne's Inn, Devil's Backbone (1987-1997) (TV Series) 8/10
    27
    Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 (Unrated) (1988) 7.5/10
    28
    The Return of Count Yorga (1971) 7.5/10
    Pet Sematary (1989) 7/10
    29
    Mad Monster Party (1967) 5.5/10
    The Grudge (Remake) (2004) 6/10
    Halloween (Unrated) (2007) 5.5/10
    31
    Trick 'r Treat (2008) 9/10
    Ghost Story (1981) 6/10
    6 Films to Keep You Awake: Blame (2006) 5.5/10
    Tales from the Darkside Season 1: Trick or Treat (1984) (TV Series) 7/10

    Didn't really end the month on the high notes that I wanted to. I got sick and because of various other things didn't have time to watch as much as I thought I would. That and going by my scores, it looks like I watched a lot of so so movies the last few days instead of the high notes I should have went out on.

    The Return of Count Yorga - I really enjoyed this, even more then the first. Like the first movie it does a realistic take on the vampire legend which was really well done. It was also a fun movie with some decent scares. Count Yorga is now one of my favourtie vampire franchises.

    Pet Sematary - Good movie if not great. The whole story didn't really get tome so maybe that was the problem, but some great writing and acting really held this one together.

    Mad Monster Party - Took me quite a few days to get through this one so I can't really say I liked it that much. I thought it was way too long! It should have been cut in half to 50 mins. like the X-Mas Rankin Bass Specials and I think it would have fared a little better. And the actress who played Frankenstein's wife was so annoying with her laugh. Oh, and the songs didn't work for me at all either. Really disappointed with this as I love most of their X-Mas Specials.

    The Grudge - This was done well but what can I say, evil kids just aren't scary.

    Halloween (Unrated) (2007) - First time I have seen this since seeing it years ago in theaters. I remember then being more of a fan of Zombie's then I am now, and probably a little more forgiving because I enjoyed his first two movies then i should have been. Needless to say, this movies is pretty terrible. It does not feel like a Halloween movie at all. The first half is almost unwatchable with some of the worst dialog to be spoken ons screen and some of the worst acting, especially by his annoying wife Sherri Moon. The only positive things I can say about the movie is that the killing scenes are tense and well done depicting their extreme violence. Oh, and the Director's Cut is probably worse then the theatrical version as the rape scene makes no damn sense and is horrible!

    Trick 'r Treat - Watched this a second time as I wanted a few of my friends to see it that couldn't make it the first go around. Just as fun as the first viewing, and it was cool to see all the hints that foreshadow the movie.

    Ghost Story - Decent story with good acting that probably was a half an hour too long.

    Blame - First of the 6 Movies to Keep You Awake set that really wasn't scary and was actually just barely a horror movie. I recently finished the second movie in the set and am afraid the title of the set is a little misleading as it too is barely a horror movie. I am all for character development and building up tension which these movies have done well, but it would be great if the build up actually led to a pay off. Hopefully the other movies in the set are more horror movie in the true sense.

    Tales from the Darkside: Trick or Treat - Nice way to finish the day I guess (I started Ernest Scared Stupid but fell asleep). Great idea for a story! Too bad you can tell they were working with next to no budget, and the horrible DVD transfer didn't help either.

    Total Movies Watched this Month 39!!

    Happy to say I beat my record from last year of 31 and am confident I can do even better next year considering all the crap that went on this month. Had lots of fun though, see everyone back on here next year!
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    Same kinda thing happened to me. I was trying to leave the better stuff until the end and before I knew it trick or treaters were ringing my doorbell! I'd been putting off watching some of my favorites almost all year.

    At the same time I threw in some unexpected stuff like Frankenhooker and Brain Damage which turned out to be great. A few more discoveries like those two and I think I can have the whole last week a solid lock for what to watch.
     
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    Yeah I was tying to get through my stack of unwatched movies but becasue oif that I ended up watching the crappy remkae of Halloween instead of the classic and its sequels. :( Ahh well, there is always next year. I am happy that I got through so many unwatched movies, hopefully next year I will have less unwatched so I can do a healthy mix of both.
     

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