***Official 7th Annual HTF October Scary Movie Challenge***

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Matt Stone, Sep 29, 2006.

  1. Rob Brown

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    10/18 -- BLOOD OF DRACULA (1957) Mere words cannot describe my love for all things AIP. I'd seen this film once before and found it to be pretty weak, but I can honestly say that I saw it in a whole new light this viewing. First of all, vampire chicks in tight sweaters are HOT, even IF their teeth are all wonky. Secondly, I saw this film as the forerunner to I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF that it truly is. It's a dry run for WEREWOLF, which is essentially a remake of this film with the sex and type of monster of the main character changed. If horror films really do reflect the anxieties of their times, this one shows that in 1957 people were afraid of, in no particular order: a) egghead academics; b) the A-bomb; c) the disintegration of the traditional family unit; d) women in general, and lesbians in particular; and e) vampire chicks in tight sweaters. The attention to detail in this film is quite sly, from the batwing eyebrows sported by the heroine/monster to the bat shape that the thesis attains as it burns. Truly, truly awesome.

    See Page 2, post #47 for all the films I've watched thus far.
     
  2. Mario Gauci

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    John and Russell,


    I adore EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1959) and I consider it one of my all-time Top 10 Horror films. It's too bad John was lukewarm about it but he can rest assured that he's not alone in that assessment as I know at least 3 more people who feel that way about it[​IMG]! I look forward to Russell's comments later on in the month (hopefully) whichever way he decides to go!


    Mike,


    That's weird about that Ulmer doc as I can't imagine someone like Tom Weaver being at a loss for words! Incidentally, I have recently added 3 Ulmers to my VHS collection - STRANGE ILLUSION (1945), THE PIRATES OF CAPRI (1949), DAUGHTER OF DR. JEKYLL (1957; the only one I've watched so far) - and, even though he did make a lot of potboilers, Ulmer will always be of interest to cinephiles for making such richly rewarding and diverse films as THE BLACK CAT (1934), BLUEBEARD (1944), DETOUR (1945) and THE NAKED DAWN (1955) - to mention just the best I've watched of his work.


    Re: DEMENTIA (1953)


    I first heard of this film when the Kino DVD was released and what really intrigued me about it - apart from the obvious novelty of silence and its surreal nature - was its being championed at the time by none other than Preston Sturges! Actually, I did watch the film on my computer monitor - via a website dealing with public domain downloads - but I can't remember which version it was and, in any case, it was too small to be an ideal viewing experience. I've been meaning to add that Kino double-feature to my DVD collection but, somehow, it always gets sidestepped by other stuff[​IMG]!
     
  3. Michael Elliott

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    The DVD has around 20 pages worth of censor notes, articles and history about the film including the letter Sturges wrote about them using his name. These notes were actually more interesting than the film itself.
     
  4. JohnRice

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    I wasn't exactly lukewarm. For me, 3/5 is a pretty good rating. I'm trying to remember if in the Horror universe you are George or Brook, but since you like Eyes so much, you must be Brook.
     
  5. Russell G

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    Why haven't I heard of this??? Teenage Werewolf is a favorite of mine. I'll have to pick this one up!!
     
  6. Joe Karlosi

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  7. Joe Karlosi

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    Russell -- if you like TEENAGE WEREWOLF, I'd recommend getting the double feature of BLOOD OF DRACULA/HOW TO MAKE A MONSTER. The first film is like the female version of "I was a Teenage Dracula", and "How To Make A Monster" features the teen werewolf and the teen Frankenstein.

    re: DEVIL BAT'S DAUGHTER -- Yes, I'd agree it's a wretched film, and completely worthless, IMO.

    re: EYES WITHOUT A FACE -- I think this is quite a good film, and I rate it *** (out of ****).

    Due to the Mets being in the baseball playoffs this season I am not getting as many films watched as I'd like, but today I got one more in:

    The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Roger Corman produced this small but decent enough piece of '50s silliness about an alien ship and a little puppet inside which is able to control minds - first animals, and then progressing to humans. This seems like a precursor to films like THE BIRDS and DAY OF THE ANIMALS, as a modest rancher and his family living in the desert wilderness are attacked by birds, chickens, cows, and even their own dog. These attacks are not well staged and this is ultra-cheap, but it was still interesting enough.


    01) Dracula (1931)
    02) Dracula's Daughter (1936)
    03) White Zombie (1932)
    04) Werewolf of London (1935)
    05) The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
    06) Before I Hang (1940)
    07) The Boogie Man Will Get you (1942)
    08) Life Returns (1935)
    09) The Black Room (1935)
    10) Munster, Go Home (1966)
    11) Captain Kronos, Vampire Hunter (1974)
    12) Mark of the Vampire (1935)
    13) The Return of Doctor X (1939)
    14) Mad Love (1935)
    15) Zombies on Broadway (1945)
    16) Blackenstein (1973)
    17) The Devil-Doll (1936)
    18) To the Devil - A Daughter (1976)
    19) The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent (1957)
    20) Teenage Caveman (1957)
    21) The Virgin of Nuremberg (1963)
    22) The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

    23) The Mummy's Hand (1940)
    24) The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
    25) Dead Men Walk (1943)
    26) The Flying Serpent (1946)
    27) Saw II (2005)
    28) The Beast With a Million Eyes (1955)
     
  8. TravisR

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    Yet another slasher movie to add to my list. I watched Hell Night with Linda Blair. Despite its shortcomings, I really enjoy this one.

    My list so far...
    (new titles in bold)
    01. Dr. Giggles
    02. Halloween II
    03. A Nightmare On Elm Street
    04. The Funhouse
    05. The Woods
    06. The Devil Bat
    07. Doctor X
    08. The Return Of Doctor X
    09. Mad Love(1935)
    10. Venom (2005)
    11. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
    12. Friday The 13th
    13. Don't Answer The Phone
    14. Friday The 13th Part 2
    15. Friday The 13th Part 3
    16. May
    17. Friday The 13th- The Final Chapter
    18. Friday The 13th Part V- A New Beginning
    19. Friday The 13th Part VI- Jason Lives
    20. April Fool's Day
    21. Friday The 13th Part VII- The New Blood
    22. Friday The 13th Part VIII- Jason Takes Manhattan
    23. Masters Of Horror: Pick Me Up
    24. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2
    25. Hell Night
     
  9. Mario Gauci

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    Quote (originally posted by John Rice):

    "I wasn't exactly lukewarm. For me, 3/5 is a pretty good rating. I'm trying to remember if in the Horror universe you are George or Brook, but since you like Eyes so much, you must be Brook."


    Without getting too mathematical here, 3/5 is akin to **1/2/**** in my book. Since I'd rate EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1959) a full ****/**** myself, I'd say you were lukewarm on it. But, if that's "pretty good" by your standards, that's fine by me. As for being closer to Brook or to George in my cinematic tastes, I'm Brooksian through and through[​IMG].
     
  10. JohnRice

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    My mistake Mario. I gave Eyes 3.5/5.
     
  11. TravisR

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    I watched Christine. I've always thought this was one of the best Stephen King horror adaptations (not that that's much of feat) and an underrated Carpenter movie. How many movies can you see where an old guy calls someone a 'Shitter'? [​IMG]

    My list so far...
    (new titles in bold)
    01. Dr. Giggles
    02. Halloween II
    03. A Nightmare On Elm Street
    04. The Funhouse
    05. The Woods
    06. The Devil Bat
    07. Doctor X
    08. The Return Of Doctor X
    09. Mad Love(1935)
    10. Venom (2005)
    11. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
    12. Friday The 13th
    13. Don't Answer The Phone
    14. Friday The 13th Part 2
    15. Friday The 13th Part 3
    16. May
    17. Friday The 13th- The Final Chapter
    18. Friday The 13th Part V- A New Beginning
    19. Friday The 13th Part VI- Jason Lives
    20. April Fool's Day
    21. Friday The 13th Part VII- The New Blood
    22. Friday The 13th Part VIII- Jason Takes Manhattan
    23. Masters Of Horror: Pick Me Up
    24. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2
    25. Hell Night
    26. Christine
     
  12. Jason Roer

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    Hey All,

    Been super busy and haven't had time to write any reviews. Got a few minutes, so here goes:

    Halloween (commentary track) - 4/5 - Halloween is my favorite horror movie of all time. So natuarlly when I first got the disc I listened to the commentary track. What a gem! This is a great track. Occasionally there will be the usual telling of what's up on screen. However most of the track is filled with incredible amounts of useful information and moreso - it's entertaining. I liken this track to the track on Nightmare on Elm Street, another favorite of mine. I highly recommend it.

    Tunguska/Terma - 3.5/5 - Two of my favorite X-Files episodes of all time creates a wonderful mini-movie. This was season 4 and the Alien Mythology hadn't yet become so stale. Alex Krycek makes his return with info about a strange rock coming into the country. The rock has the black oil in it and Mulder traces it to Tunguska in Siberia - the site of a massive meteor collision. He and Krycek race off to Tunguska and find themselves imprisoned. Everything ends up pointing toward the conspiracy group. We get great performances all around and of course anytime the Cigarette Smoking Man is in town, I'm in heaven. Loved his character.

    Haxan (1922) - 3.5/5 - Michael had mentioned this earlier in the thread and said he wasn't sure why more horror fans hadn't seen this. Now I uunderstand why. Great silent film that explores witchcraft and makes connections to the more modern psychiatric wards. This is a documentary, but uses reenactment to weave the story. Some truly amazing imagery throughout depicts the devil's hold on these women - young, old, ugly, beautiful - nothing was safe it would seem in those days! I'm looking forward to checking out the 1968 version!

    Shawn of the Dead - 4.5/5 - My favorite horror film to come out in years - this never fails to entertain. It is absolutely the funniest damn horror film I've ever seen as well. If you haven't seen it - just get it - now. Why are you still reading this??!! GO NOW!!!

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919) - 4/5 - Simply marvelous silent film, one of the best I've ever seen. While most modern audiences would probably get tired with the pacing and the "twist" at the end (which by now has been used so many times - but at the time of this film hadn't been seen once. God how I wish I could have seen this film back when it came out!), I couldn't take my eyes of this visual treat. A marvel to behold, I hope everyone gives this a go. Great story, great images. Go see it.

    2006 HORROR MOVIE CHALLENGE
    1. Desperation 2/5 (new)
    2. Sleepaway Camp 2/5 (new)
    3. Cannibal!: The Musical 2/5 (new)
    4. Bubba Ho-Tep 4/5 (new)
    5. 30 Days in Hell 4/5 (new)
    6. The Hills Have Eyes (2006) 1/5 (new)
    7. Session 9 3/5 (new)
    8. Army of Darkness 3/5 (new)
    9. Final Destination 3.5/5 (new)
    10. Dawn of the Dead (1978) 3.5/5
    11. Dawn of the Dead (2004) 2/5 (new)
    12. The Gore Gore Girls 3/5 (new)
    13. From Dusk Till Dawn 3.5/5 (new)
    14. Halloween 4 3/5 (new)
    15. House of a Thousand Corpses 3.5/5
    16. May 3/5 (new)
    17. Lust for Dracula 2/5 (new)
    18. Halloween (commentary track) 4/5
    19. Tunguska/Terma 3.5/5
    20. Haxan (1922) 3.5/5 (new)
    21. Shawn of the Dead 4.5/5
    22. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919) 4/5 (new)
     
  13. Chucky P

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    Hi, I’m posting this to let you know that I am participating in this tournament. Most of the stuff I’ve been watching is new stuff including some Doctor Who shows (they are 90 minutes long and some if not all of them include monsters so I’m counting them), most of the Halloween flicks out of order (I hope I’ll never see Halloween: Resurrection ever again) and the films from the recent Warner’s Legends of Horror Collection Boxset. So hopefully soon I’ll post my list and my reviews.
     
  14. Jason Roer

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    The Fall of the House of Usher - 3.5/5 - At the time, this was the highest budgeted film A.I.P. had done as well as Roger Corman's highest budget coming in at $270,000. This was also the first of the legendary Edgar Allan Poe film translations that Corman did. It was very well done and had great performances. A creepy set design helped the atmosphere immensely. Nice pacing - I didn't lose interest once. Corman had a real hit on his hands with Usher. And in fact, it was one of the box office successes of the year (1960). This is on the same disc as The Pit and the Pendulum and I'm very excited to see that one as well.

    OH YEAH, ONE OTHER THING - LETS GO METS!

    2006 HORROR MOVIE CHALLENGE
    1. Desperation, 2/5 (new)
    2. Sleepaway Camp, 2/5 (new)
    3. Cannibal!: The Musical, 2/5 (new)
    4. Bubba Ho-Tep, 4/5 (new)
    5. 30 Days in Hell, 4/5 (new)
    6. The Hills Have Eyes (2006), 1/5 (new)
    7. Session 9, 3/5 (new)
    8. Army of Darkness, 3/5 (new)
    9. Final Destination, 3.5/5 (new)
    10. Dawn of the Dead, (1978) 3.5/5
    11. Dawn of the Dead, (2004) 2/5 (new)
    12. The Gore Gore Girls, 3/5 (new)
    13. From Dusk Till Dawn, 3.5/5 (new)
    14. Halloween 4, 3/5 (new)
    15. House of a Thousand Corpses, 3.5/5
    16. May, 3/5 (new)
    17. Lust for Dracula, 2/5 (new)
    18. Halloween (commentary track), 4/5
    19. Tunguska/Terma, 3.5/5
    20. Haxan (1922), 3.5/5 (new)
    21. Shawn of the Dead, 4.5/5
    22. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919), 4/5 (new)
    23. The Fall of the House of Usher, 3.5/5 (new)
     
  15. Malcolm R

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    FRIDAY THE 13TH - THE FINAL CHAPTER [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    [Dir: Joseph Zito, 1984]

    Probably the best of the first four Jason flicks, the deceptively titled "Final Chapter" features the biggest cast, most kills, and a little more imagination than its predecessors. Though I found the logistics to be a bit ridiculous (Jason's in the kitchen...now he's on the roof...now he's in the kitchen again!), this was probably the best of the series so far in maintaining pretty steady atmosphere and suspense. I found the final freeze on Tommy Jarvis' face was just a little OTT, though.

    HOCUS POCUS [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    [Dir: Kenny Ortega, 1993]

    Obviously not a horror film per se (depending, perhaps, on your feelings about the Divine Miss M [​IMG] ), but a festive little halloween-themed comedy with Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker as a trio of witchy sisters terrorizing Salem, Mass., in the late 1600's. Hanged by the townspeople, the witches vow to return and take their revenge. Fast forward 300 years and the witches are resurrected on Halloween night and attempt to begin their reign anew in the 20th century.

    Some good interplay among the witch sisters, an amusing cameo by Gary & Penny Marshall, good production values and a festive production design make for a neat little Halloween movie for the whole family. Half-star deduction for the non-anamorphic DVD (Boo! to you, Disney!).

    2006 Scary Movie Challenge Summary
    Newly-experienced in bloody dark red
    , based on a 4-star rating:

    THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    COUNT YORGA, VAMPIRE! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    DR. PHIBES RISES AGAIN! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    THE EXORCIST III [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    FINAL DESTINATION 2 [​IMG] [​IMG]
    FINAL DESTINATION 3 [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    FRIDAY THE 13TH [​IMG] 1/2
    FRIDAY THE 13TH - PART 2 [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    FRIDAY THE 13TH - PART 3 [​IMG] 1/2
    THE GHOUL [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    THE GRUDGE - Unrated Director's Cut [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    THE SENTINEL [​IMG] [​IMG]
    SUSPIRIA [​IMG]
    TERROR TRAIN [​IMG] [​IMG]
    TWICE TOLD TALES [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  16. Michael Elliott

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    I'd like to take a moment and send my thoughts and prayers to Mr. Karlosi. Joe, if you're still alive, don't worry there's always next year. [​IMG] (a Braves fan joke to a Mets fan)

    In all seriousness, a damn great game.


    Cobra Woman (1944) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Universal fantasy in Technicolor has more camp than any film from that era. A bride to be (Maria Montez) is kidnapped and taken away to Cobra Island where her evil twin sister is. Her soon to be husband (Jon Hall) and his servant (Sabu) go after her and run into a cult of snake worshippers and a deaf Lon Chaney, Jr.. This film is mildly entertaining in a campy sort of way. It was directed by Robert Siodmak who also made Son of Dracula and The Killers but this here doesn't have too much going like those films. The Technicolor leads to some beautiful locations and while Montez is kinda hot, she certainly isn't an actress.

    After Dark (1932) [​IMG][​IMG]

    British attempt at the American "old dark house" theme has a man robbed of some jewels on a train and he tracks them down to a creepy house, which might contain a ghost or just someone trying to scare him away. It's rather interesting to compare British horror or mystery films compared to the U.S. ones. I'm not sure if it was due to censors but British films were certainly very tame in every way possible. That's no exception here in this short (45-minutes) film that really doesn't have a thing going for it.



    2006 Horror Challenge

    01. Crime of Dr. Crespi, The (1935) [​IMG][​IMG]
    02. Missing Guest, The (1938) [​IMG][​IMG]
    03. Torture Ship (1939) [​IMG][​IMG]
    04. Hand of Death (1962) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    05. Last Shark, The (1981) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    06. School Killer (2001) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    07. Blackenstein (1973) [​IMG][​IMG]
    08. Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (1976) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    09. You'll Find Out (1940) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10. Weird Woman (1944) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    11. Dead Man's Eyes (1944) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    12. Jess Franco's Perversions (2005) [​IMG][​IMG]
    13. Oomo-Oomo, The Shark God (1949) [​IMG][​IMG]
    14. Terror From the Year 5000 (1958) [​IMG][​IMG]
    15. Zombie '90 Extreme Pestilence (1991) [​IMG][​IMG]
    16. House of Terror (1959) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    17. Chaos (2005) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    18. I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006) [​IMG][​IMG]
    19. Imprint (2006) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    20. Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula (1997) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    21. That's the Spirit (1933) [​IMG][​IMG]
    22. Midnight Menace (1946) [​IMG]
    23. Monkey's Paw, The (1948) [​IMG][​IMG]
    24. Host to a Ghost (1941) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    25. Motor Home Massacre (2005) BOMB
    26. Absurd (1981) [​IMG][​IMG]
    27. Frankenstein (1931) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    28. Frankenstein (1910) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    29. Ninth Guest, The (1934) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    30. Undying Monster, The (1942) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    31. I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    32. Never Too Late (1937) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    33. Murder in the Red Barn, The (1935) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    34. Crocodile (2000) [​IMG][​IMG]
    35. Dance of the Dead (2005) [​IMG][​IMG]
    36. Black Dahlia (2006) BOMB
    37. Cemetery of Terror (1985) [​IMG]
    38. Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1987) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    39. Frozen Ghost, The (1945) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    40. Strange Confession (1945) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    41. Pillow of Death (1945) [​IMG][​IMG]
    42. Flying Serpent, The (1946) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    43. Visitor Q (2001) [​IMG][​IMG]
    44. Ringu (1998) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    45. Vampiri, I (1956) [​IMG][​IMG]
    46. Laurel-Hardy Murder Case, The (1930) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    47. Maniac (1934) BOMB
    48. Raven, The (1935) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    49. Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (1974) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    50. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, The (1987) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    51. Man From Beyond, The (1922) [​IMG][​IMG]
    52. Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The: The Beginning (2006) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    53. Frankenstein, El Vampiro Y Compania (1962) [​IMG][​IMG]
    54. Hands of Orlac, The (1924) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    55. Beast of Borneo, The (1934) [​IMG]
    56. Omen, The (2006) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    57. Devil's Possessed, The (1974) [​IMG][​IMG]
    58. Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off Camera (2004) [​IMG][​IMG]
    59. Dementia (1955) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    60. Daughter of Horror (1958) [​IMG][​IMG]
    61. Deer Woman (2005) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    62. Cobra Woman (1944) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    63. After Dark (1932) [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  17. Brian Kissinger

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    Been a little busy as of late. Tonight, I finally got to take in Monty Python's Spamalot, even though it didn't feature the original cast, still a great time.


    Equinox (1970)
    Jack Woods

    I guess the best way to describe this film would be as Evil Dead 0. I realize there are hardly any totally fresh ideas in the world, but I was surprised to see just how much Mr. Raimi "ripped off" from this film. A good story, and really funny special effects made this viewing a blast. Chalk another up for Steve.


    The Freakmaker (1974)
    Jack Cardiff

    Just how many "crazy, mad scientist tries to kick-start evolution by cross-breeding humans with plants and therein creating evil, humanoid venus-flytraps who speak perfect english but got a taste for hobos....and oh by the way here is an homage to Freaks" stories do we really need? Actually, a fun little romp that didn't disappoint.


    Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1988)
    David DeCoteau

    Another "Linnea" I had never got around to watching. Now this is how you make a bad movie. Take a cheesy plot (an evil imp is imprisoned in a bowling trophy and accidentally freed by nerds and sorority babes....evil ensues) add a dash of bad acting and bad dialogue ("It's too bad we had to kill her. I really liked the outfit she had on.") and throw in the boobies and some spanking....and voila....a good time. Sure its not that great a film, but I still loved it. I think this could be a hit if it were remade by the right person with the wrong sensibilities.

    Jenifer (2005)
    Dario Argento

    You know it is kinda hard to explain. This film has many of the pitfalls of bad horror movies (too predictable ending, giant plot holes, improbabilities) but Dario just makes it all work. I never got too caught up in the aforementioned, and just let myself be disgusted and aroused. It's your good old fashioned love story of a policeman/stockboy and his succubus. The film did a great job of lingering over Carrie Fleming's gorgeous body, only to get to her face and bring your whole fantasy crashing down. Never can I remember being so caught in two opposite feelings at once. And the gore was great. Be sure not to miss the feature on the disc so you catch the scene that got cut.





    1. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) C
    2. Dawn of the Dead (2004) A-
    3. Haute Tension B-
    4. Ghost in a Teeny Bikini
    D
    5. The Shining A-
    6. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood C
    7. Audition B
    8. Exorcist: The Beginning C-
    9. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist C-
    10. Spider Baby B
    11. The Night of the Hunted D-
    12. Eyes Without a Face B
    13. Van Helsing D-
    14. Cigarette Burns B
    15. The Reflecting Skin C
    16. Desperation F
    17. Rosemary's Baby B+
    18. Body Snatchers C-
    19. Sick Girl B
    20. Wolf Creek B
    21. Incident on and Off a Mountain Road C
    22. Mulva: Zombie Ass Kicker! F-
    23. Equinox B
    24. The Freakmaker B
    25. Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama with cheese factor B
    26. Jenifer B
     
  18. TravisR

    TravisR Studio Mogul

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    I watched The Fog (1980). The first time that I saw this movie, I was lukewarm about it- I didn't love it and I didn't hate it. I picked up the laserdisc on a whim way back when and I've loved the movie ever since.

    My list so far...
    (new titles in bold)
    01. Dr. Giggles
    02. Halloween II
    03. A Nightmare On Elm Street
    04. The Funhouse
    05. The Woods
    06. The Devil Bat
    07. Doctor X
    08. The Return Of Doctor X
    09. Mad Love(1935)
    10. Venom (2005)
    11. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
    12. Friday The 13th
    13. Don't Answer The Phone
    14. Friday The 13th Part 2
    15. Friday The 13th Part 3
    16. May
    17. Friday The 13th- The Final Chapter
    18. Friday The 13th Part V- A New Beginning
    19. Friday The 13th Part VI- Jason Lives
    20. April Fool's Day
    21. Friday The 13th Part VII- The New Blood
    22. Friday The 13th Part VIII- Jason Takes Manhattan
    23. Masters Of Horror: Pick Me Up
    24. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2
    25. Hell Night
    26. Christine
    27. The Fog (1980)
     
  19. Garrett Lundy

    Garrett Lundy Producer

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    Rating system: 1-5 (Awful, Bad, Average, Good, Excellent)
    1st time movies listed in bold
    foriegn language films (personal challenge) in red

    10/19 - Its the 20th and I'm only down 15 titles! I'm gonna have to hustle to get all 31. And I still have 2 disks of Battlestar Galactica to catch up on before I can start on season 3! (which is already 3 episodes deep on the DVR).

    Jungfrukallan / The Virgin Spring (1960) - Finally, another good movie. I've been watching way too much crap recently. This is a good movie, and has been remade at least twice. I question some of the filmmakers decisions of the film (the pagan/hermit was in the film why? How exactly did Tore kill the 2nd herdsman?), and I didn't care much for Max VonSydow in this. But in the end the film, as a whole, more than makes up for any shortcomings.
    Rating 4

    2006 Horror Challenge
    01. Mask of the Demon
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    02. Baron Blood (1972) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    03. Event Horizon (1997) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    04. An American Werewolf In London (1981) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    05. Jacob's Ladder (1990) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    06. The Ninth Gate (1999) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    07. Night Of The Blind Terrors (1971) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    08. Attack Of The Dead People Without Eyes (1973) [​IMG][​IMG]
    09. The Damned Ship (1974) [​IMG][​IMG]
    10. In The Mouth Of Madness (1995) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    11. The Ring (2002) [​IMG]/[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    12. The Night Of The Seagulls (1975) [​IMG][​IMG]
    13. Masters Of Horror: Jenifer (2005) [​IMG][​IMG]
    14: Wolf Man Vs. Vampire Woman (1971) [​IMG]
    15: Virgin Spring (1960) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  20. Russell G

    Russell G Fake Shemp
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    No love F13 part 4??? [​IMG] It's still my favorite.

    Dead Mans Eyes 2.5/5 : Lon washes the site right out of his eyes with Boric acid which starts off yet another series of events that completky ruins his life. Not terrible, but not as weird as the previous Sanctums. What's with the floating head in the crystal ball??

    Jesse James Meets Frankensteins Daughter 2/5 : this is another one that should of been weirder. the monster was pretty cool with a head that looked liek a stiched up soft boiled egg, otherwise, meh.

    Post 3, page one has my tally.
     

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