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Old 12-21-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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Favorite Horror Films Of 2012

Well, it's that time of the year again people. It seems the time passes by quicker and quicker doesn't it? Anyhow, what was your favorite horror films of the past year? Sure, 2012 had its ups and downs, but, in my opinion, there was a few horror films that keep me entertained. So feel free to share as we prepare for another year of horror in 2013!

Hatchetwarrior's Top 10 Horror Films Of 2012
1) Kill List
2) V/H/S
3) Detention
4) Excision
5) We Need To Talk About Kevin
6) Cabin In The Woods
7) Lovely Molly
8) The Divide
9) Juan Of The Dead
10) The Innkeepers
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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Ill just copy what I put in the 2012 box office thread earlier:

Of the ones I have seen or know much about these were the only ones I liked:
The Innkeepers
Underworld Awakening
The Cabin in the Woods
Kill List
Prometheus- kinda disappointing but was alright- more sci fi then horror

But these I have not seen and sound like they have potential:
Sinister
The Woman in Black
The Collection
V/H/S
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:22 PM   #3
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I tried to do a top 10 but it turned into a top 15.

1.V/H/S
2.Lovely Molly
3.Prometheus
4.The Incident
5.Beyond the Black Rainbow
6.Sinister
7.Excision
8.The Innkeepers
9. Mother's Day
10.The Revenant
11.We Need To Talk About Kevin
12.Theatre Bizarre
13. Cabin In The Woods
14.Some Guy Who Kills People
15.Human Centipede II: Full Sequence

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Old 12-22-2012, 12:22 AM   #4
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1. I Am A Ghost
2. Excision
3. The Cabin in the Woods
4. The Innkeepers

After that I'd just be listing the movies I saw. Those four were the only memorable ones. Although going through some other lists here, there's some I need to see.
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:54 AM   #5
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My top 10:

1. Father's Day
2. The Sleeper
3. The Cabin in the Woods
4. Lovely Molly
5. Resident Evil: Retribution
6. Piranha 3DD
7. Silent Night
8. Some Guy Who Kills People
9. Grabbers
10. The Dead
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:15 AM   #6
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the only horror movie that i really liked in 2012 was Cabin in the Woods. Most of those listed by others, I haven't seen. I'd like to see the innkeepers.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:20 AM   #7
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Sinister, We Need to Talk About Kevin, & Cabin in the Woods!
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:44 AM   #8
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Cabin in the Woods
Dark Shadows
Excision

Those are the only three from this year I can think of that I saw that were any good. Juan of the Dead was ok, but not a favorite. I'm still looking forward to watching V/H/S, Rec3, American Mary, and a few others.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:51 AM   #9
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The Woman In Black
Cabin In The Woods
Sinister
The Raven
The Innkeepers

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Old 12-22-2012, 07:16 AM   #10
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01 Prometheus
02 V/H/S
03 The Cabin in the Woods (Overrated but better than 4-10 on my list)
04 Piranha 3DD (Yes, I thought this was fun)
05 Underworld: Awakening
06 Intruders
07 Chernobyl Diaries
08 Werewolf: The Beast Among Us
09 The Devil Inside (Yes, I thought this was fun too)
10 Hostel: Part III (It was either this or Outpost: Black Sun)
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:41 PM   #11
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Top 10 horror films of 2012...
The Cabin in the Woods
Sinister
The Collection
Resident Evil: Retribution
Piranha 3DD
Excision
Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines
The Possession
Puppet Master X: Axis Rising
Silent Hill: Revelation

Honorable mentions...
Chernobyl Diaries
Silent Night
The Sleeper
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:40 PM   #12
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Collection (only saw once in theater but loved it)
Cabin in the Woods (new favorite, held up perfect to repeat viewings)
Innkeepers (lost a lot on second viewing first was awesome though)
Piranha 3DD (not as awesome as I'd hoped, but still good dumb fun)
Excision (best blind buy in a while, better than 247* which was other blind for the year)

Unsure of:
Resident Evil 5 - seemed kinda pointless at the theater, but I liked some parts, will try again, already broke my Sony boycot for the steelbook (since I have all the other steels)
The Raven (watched a semi-bad download, liked what I could make out, waiting for library and real disc)

Big time disappointments:
Human Centipede 2 - where did all the dark humor go? This was sick for the sake of sick and I hated it (love the first)
Wrong Turn 5 - after the awesomeness of 4 I couldn't wait, now I wish I had waited. Looks cheap and juvenile. Some fun spots, but a letdown overall.

Still need to see almost everything else others have listed that I didn't chime in on.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:57 PM   #13
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1. Sinister
2. The Innkeepers
3. Cabin In The Woods
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:00 AM   #14
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Frankenweenie was highlight of year for me.
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Old 12-24-2012, 06:23 AM   #15
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^ Yes, Frankenweenie and ParaNorman were the only horror related films I saw in theaters this year.

With that said I gave Frankenweenie a 9/10 and ParaNorman 8/10. Frankenweenie really surprised me and I think it's the best thing Burton's done since Ed Wood. ParaNorman was also very good and I'll be picking them both up on Blu-ray 3D. I did see both in 3D in theaters and I felt ParaNorman utilized the 3D much better than Frankenweenie did.

I want to see Cabin in the Woods and Prometheus but even after reading these lists I'm not too excited to see anything else from this year for Horror. Would Hitchcock count?
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