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

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

  1. Matt Stone

    Matt Stone Well-Known Member

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    It's back...the 7th Annual HTF October Scary Movie Challenge. I know we've all been waiting for it, and now the month is finally (almost) here. I'm sure most of you have been around for some of the previous incarnations, but just in case this is your first time these are the rules Mitty first posted with a few small revisions from myself:

    1. Watch 13 Scary/Horror/Halloween-Themed films before midnight on October 31, 2005 (use your own timezone to set the ending time).

    2. Two of the above must be new discoveries, movies you've never seen before. The point of this is to see those few movies you've always meant to see, but never got around to. I recommend more than 2, but 2 is the minimum to pat yourself on the head and say you completed the challenge. Please specify new discoveries in your film list by making them bold, adding asterisks, different colors, etc.

    3. If you were part of the challenge last year, no more than two of the same films can be RE-watched. I'll grant a couple since some movies (ie. Halloween, Rocky Horror) are simply tradition and I'm willing to give credit for these. (Revision: This only applies to those going for the 13 movie challenge)

    4. Come here and talk about 'em.

    5. There is an uber-category, the Ultimate Splatter Challenge for those who wish to put all of the rest of us to shame. This is the heavyweight division. These people, if they choose to accept the challenge, must view 31 horror/scary/Halloween themed movies before dawn on Nov. 1st. The rest of us will bow down in awed reverence to these truly "Splatterific" HTF members. The bragging rights will be awesome and long lived.

    6. There has been discussion over the past two years as to what movies qualify. Is Silence of the Lambs a horror movie? Does The Nightmare Before Christmas count? From now on, if you wanna include it, go for it. There will be no hairsplitting. If The Wizard of Oz send you to the dresser for a fresh pair of boxer shorts, all the power.

    Last year's turn-out wasn't as crazy as 2004, but it as still up there. I know that I personally didn't get to watch as much as I wanted (thanks to work), but hopefully 2006 will be even stronger. Here's the Ultimate Splattter-Head turnout from 2005:

    ULTIMATE SPLATTER-HEADS
    Michael Elliot (133)
    Martin_T (100)
    Russell G (61)
    Bill McA (55)
    Jason Roer (54)
    Peter M Fitzgerald (50)
    Joe Karlosi (45)
    Chucky P (45)
    Matt Stone (42)
    Christopher B (41)
    Rick Spruill (41)
    SteveGon (40)
    Marc Fedderman (37)
    Brook K (36)
    Jim_K (34)
    Bob Turnbull (34)

    We didn't have much of a race last year. Michael actually wasn't officially participating, but how could you not include such an impressive entry. Martin easily bested the rest of us. Regardless of the counts, the discussion is what we're really here for, and I'm sure this year will be as good or better than the previous years. Just around the corner, we've got the TCM prequel, so we've already got something to look forward to (well, some of us at least [​IMG]). As always, I hope you stick around and have a great time. Good luck to all!
     
  2. Jacob McCraw

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    Based on 5 stars
    20 that were new to me

    1. Population 436 **
    2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) *****
    3. Hard Candy ***
    4. Calvaire ****
    5. Zombi Holocaust ***
    6. Masters of Horror: Deer Woman ****
    7. The House with Laughing Windows ***
    8. The People Under the Stairs ****
    9. An American Werewolf in London *****
    10. The Wolf Man ****
    11. Blade of the Vampire *
    12. Werewolf of London ****
    13. House of 1,000 Corpses *****
    14. Tremors ****
    15. Tremors 2: Aftershocks ***
    16. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection ***
    17: Tremors 4: The Legend Begins **
    18. Cabin Fever *****
    19. Don't Deliver Us From Evil ****
    20. Plaga Zombie: Zona Mutante **
    21. Masters of Horror: Dance of the Dead ***
    22. Friday the 13th ***
    23. Bone Sickness **
    24. Lucky ***
    25. The Woods ****
    26. Gojira *****
    27. Shaun of the Dead *****
    28. Frankenhooker ****
    29. Singapore Sling ***
    30. Slither ***
    31. Clean, Shaven ****
    32. Jason X ***
    33. Jason Goes to Hell **
     
  3. Russell G

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    I'm going to try to best my 61, I'll try not to re-watch any but I honestly can't remember all the ones I saw last year.

    Never before seens in red:

    Final tally

    1. Last House On the Left 3/5
    2. Last House On A Dead End Street 3.5/5
    3. The Candy Snatchers 3.5/5
    4. Blood Feast 3/5
    5. 2000 Maniacs 4/5
    6. Color Me Blood Red 2/5
    7. Blood Feast 2: All You Can Eat 2/5
    8. This Island Earth 4/5
    9. Frankenstein 5/5
    10. the Day The Earth Caught Fire 1.5/5
    11. DRACULA 4.5/5
    12. Universal Monsters 4/5
    13. Flesh For Frankenstein 3/5
    14. Blood for Dracula 2/5
    15. The Zodiac Killer 3/5
    16. The Sex Killer 3.5/5
    17. Zero In And Scream 1.5/5
    18. Jungle Holocaust 3.5/5
    19. Zombie Holocaust 4/5
    20. Blue Sunshine 3/5
    21. Sisters 4/5
    22. SCHLOCK! The Secret history Of American Movies 3.5/5
    23. Masters OF Horror : IMPRINT 4.5/5
    24. Masters OF Horror : Dance Of The Dead 2.5/5
    25. Frankenstein (EDISON) 3/5
    26. Blacula 3.5/5
    27. Night Key 2.5/5
    28. Astounding She Monster 1.5/5
    29. The Monster that challenged the World
    30. The Tower Of London 3.5/5
    31. The Climax 2/5
    32. Erotic nights Of The Living Dead 1.5/5
    33. Devil Girl From Mars 2.5/5
    34. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 3.5/5
    35. Invasion Of The Suacermen 3/5
    36. The strange Door 3/5
    37. The Black Castle 3/5
    38. I Married A Monster From Outerspace 4/5
    39. Invasion Of The body Snatchers (1970's) 4/5
    40. The Blob (1950's) 4/5
    41. Final Destination 3 2/5
    42. Undead 2.5/5
    43. FAUST - Love Story Of The Damned 2/5
    44. Jason Goes To Hell 4/5
    45. Invisible Invaders 3.5/5
    46. Kiss Meets The Phantom Of The Amusement Park 2.5/5
    47. From Beyond 3/5
    48. Phantom of the Opera (1929) 2/5
    49. Calling Doctor Death 3/5
    50. Sadomania 2/5
    51. Weird Woman 3/5
    52. 99 Women 2.5/5
    53. Dead Mans Eyes 2.5/5
    54. Jesse James Meets Frankensteins Daughter 2/5
    55. Revenge Of Doctor X (1970) 1/5
    56. The Frozen Ghost 2.5/5
    57. Tomb Of The Blind Dead 3.5/5
    58. Lust At First Bite/Dracula Sucks 3/5
    59. Return Of The Evil Dead 3.5/5
    60. Ghost Galleon 2.5/5
    61. Night of the Seagulls 3/5
    62. HAXAN 4.5/5
    63. Visitor Q 4/5
    64. Willard 2.5/5
    65. A Nightmare On Elm St. 4.5/5
    66. Deathwatch 3/5
    67. Invaders From Mars (195?) 2/5
    68. It Came From Beneath The Sea 3/5
    69. Strange Confession 3.5/5
    70. Pillow Of Death 5/5
    71. Joyride 4/5
    72. The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms 4/5
    73. It Came From Outerspace 3.5/5
    74. THEM 4/5
    75. The Dead Zone 4.5/5
    76. New York Ripper 2/5
    77. Eye's Without a Face 3.5/5
    78. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 5/5
    79. Frogggs 2/5
    80. Hallow End 1.5/5
    81. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 5/5
    82. Abott & Costello Meet Frankenstein 4/5
    83. Emmanuel And The Last Cannibals 1.5/5
    84. Mask of the red death 3/5
    85. Fall Of The House Of Usher 4.5/5
    86. Night Of The Lupus 5/5
     
  4. Garrett Lundy

    Garrett Lundy Well-Known Member

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    Should we make a new post for every new movie we watch, or Just make one post and edit it every time we want to add new movies (To help cut down on total thread length)?
     
  5. Russell G

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    Last year most would post updates on the films we watched for discussion and then update a running list on a early page like above. Hence the place holders from guys like me who are going out of their mind waiting for 12am Oct 1 to hit. (I picked up "MOH-Imprint" today, so I'm starting with that [​IMG] )
     
  6. SteveGon

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    I'm in!

    Bolded titles are first viewings:

    The Black Castle ***
    The Strange Door ***
    C.H.U.D. ***
    Eaten Alive **[​IMG]
    The Thing With Two Heads **
    The People Under the Stairs **[​IMG]
    Dead Life **[​IMG]
    Deathwatch **[​IMG]
    Tombs of the Blind Dead ***
    Warning Shadows ***
    Jigoku ***[​IMG]
    Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein ***[​IMG]
    Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter **
    Return of the Evil Dead ***
    Salem's Lot (1979) ***
    Reptilicus *[​IMG]
    Halloween II **[​IMG]
    Battlefield Baseball **[​IMG]
    Lucky **[​IMG]
    Frankenstein (2004) ***
    The Faculty **[​IMG]
    The Omen (1976) ***
    Phantom of the Paradise ***
    Nightmare City ***
    The Black Pit of Dr. M ***[​IMG]
    The Devil Rides Out ***
    Son of Frankenstein ***[​IMG]
    Son of Dracula ***
    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare **[​IMG]
    Patrick **[​IMG]
    I'll Bury You Tomorrow ***
    Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood **
    Revenge of the Living Dead Girls **[​IMG]
    Infection **[​IMG]
    Psycho III ***
    Jeepers Creepers ***
    Dark Waters **[​IMG]
    Gemini ****
    The Mask of Fu Manchu ***[​IMG]
    The Boogieman Will Get You ***
    The Unknown ***
    The Crazies ***
    The Devil's Backbone ***
    Dementia ***
    Carnival of Souls ***[​IMG]
    The Devil-Doll ***
    Slither ***
    Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation *[​IMG]
    The Viy ***
    Blood and Black Lace ***
    Hide and Creep **[​IMG]
    That Little Monster **[​IMG]
    Close Your Eyes ***
    The Birds ****
    It's Alive ***
    Bite Me! **[​IMG]
    Dead Men Walking ***
    House **[​IMG]
    The Monster Hunter ***
    Rabid ***
    Horror of Dracula ***[​IMG]
    The Lair of the White Worm ***
    Phenomena ***
    Phantasm ***
    Evil Dead II ***
    Cemetery Man ***
    Santa Sangre ****
    Creature from the Black Lagoon ***
    She-Wolf of London **[​IMG]
    The Thing ***


    Final '06 tally: 70
     
  7. Garrett Lundy

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    EDIT: Oops, double post.
     
  8. Garrett Lundy

    Garrett Lundy Well-Known Member

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    It seems the wife's rampant credit card abuse has put the kibosh on my original plan to use Netflix's '8 at a time' plan. So I'm going to re-prioritize my original goals for the 2006 challenge.

    1. Watch 13 foreign horror movies I have never seen before
    2. Watch all 31 to get an Ultimate Splatter-Head mention. But many of these will be domestic releases, and movies I've seen before.

    *For this challenge all of my 13 foriegn films will be non-english european-languaged films. I don't have anything against Japan, but there have been so many J-horror DVDs released in the USA in the last year I just wanted to get a break from the endless Ring/Eye/Grudge knock-offs. Maybe for 2007 I'll do the all Japanese language challenge.
     
  9. Russell G

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    This would be really impressive, I lost all interest in J-Horror after seeing both Japanese and US versions of "Dark Water".
     
  10. EricSchulz

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    OK, now HERE is an HTF Challenge that's right up my alley! Netflix Queue will be re-prioritized after checking out the rest of the forum!
     
  11. Martin_T

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    Great to see this thread up and running!

    Really looking forward to this again. Got a good sized pile of stuff that is new to me, and I am looking forward to whittling the pile down some.


    01. The Rejuvenator3.5 (Laserdisc)
    02. The Relic 5.3 (Laserdisc)
    03. Transformations 2.0 (Laserdisc)
    04. Full Eclipse 3.8 (VHS)
    05. Route 666 1.8 (VHS)
    06. The Monster Club 3.9 (Laserdisc)
    07. Creature 6.0 (Laserdisc)
    08. Baby Blood 4.7
    09. Stephen King's The Night Flier 4.5
    10. The House On Haunted Hill (1999) 4.8
    11. Suburban Nightmare 4.2
    12. American Nightmare 3.0
    13. Dog Soldiers 5.0
    14. Your Vice Is A Locked Room And Only I Have The Key 6.0
    15. Resident Evil 5.8
    16. Resident Evil: Apocalypse 4.7
    17. The Incubus (1981) 4.7
    18. The Kindred 4.9 (Laserdisc)
    19. Creepozoids 2.7 (Laserdisc)
    20. Thirteen Ghosts (2001) 5.3
    21. The Monster That Challenged The World 2.0
    22. IT! The Terror From Beyond Space 3.3
    23. Them 5.3
    24. Shocker 3.9
    25. The People Under The Stairs 4.5
    26. Invitation To Hell 5.9
    27. Amityville 1992: It's About Time 5.7 (Laserdisc)
    28. The Borrower 4.8
    29. Murder Weapon 2.7 (Laserdisc)
    30. Night Breed 6.5 (Laserdisc)
    31. The Deadly Spawn 4.3
    32. Ghost Ship 5.5
    33. Phantoms 3.9
    34. Die Monster Die! 4.0
    35. The Dunwhich Horror (1970) 3.0
    36. The Serpent And The Rainbow 5.3
    37. Ghost Story 4.8
    38. Friday The 13th 3.8
    39. Let Sleeping Corpses Lie 5.0
    40. Prom Night 3.0
    41. Poltergeist 5.8
    42. Poltergeist 2 4.0
    43. Poltergeist 3 3.7
    44. The Changeling 5.7
    45. The Blob (1988) 5.0
    46. The Irrefutable Truth About Demons 3.6
    47. Inseminoid 3.6
    48. The Omen (2006) 4.5
     
  12. Angel Pagan

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    My totals for the last 3 years are:
    2003: 17
    2004: 35
    2005: 14

    1st time viewing will be in bold.

    2006 Scary Movie List
    1) Hills Have Eyes (2006) [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    2) The Descent [Theatrical] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    3) House Of Wax (2005) [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    4) Hostel [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    5) Sleepy Hollow [HD-DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    6) The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning [Theatrical] [​IMG] 1/2
    7) The Grudge [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    8) The Grudge 2 [Theatrical] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    9) Boogeyman (2005) [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    10) Tim Burton's Corpse Bride [HD-DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    11) The Exorcism Of Emily Rose [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    12) George Romero's Land Of The Dead [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    13) Saw [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    14) Saw II [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    15) Saw III [Theatrical] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    16) High Tension [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    17) Wrong Turn [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    18) Cabin Fever [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    19) Slither [HD-DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    20) The Eye [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    21) Final Destination [DVD] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  13. Bob Turnbull

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    Here's my placeholder. New viewings in Bold.

    I've done 34 two years in a row, so I'll try to better that. I stick almost exclusively to new viewings (I think my first year all 34 were new), but I would like to rewatch "Halloween", "Session 9" and maybe "Ju-On: The Grudge" or "Pulse" (Japanese versions). I'm still a fan of the J-Horror atmosphere, but there does seem to be a law of diminishing returns happening...I've got some in my zip.ca queue that I hope will rectify that somewhat.

    The Toronto After Dark Film Festival is happening this month, so I've got 4 tickets already lined up for that (though not all horror). The new Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Retribution) and Pang Brothers (Re-Cycle) will both be selections of mine.

    Yahoo! [​IMG]



    1. 10/01/06 - Dark Tales Of Japan (2004 - Yoshihiro Nakamura, Norio Tsuruta, Koji Shiraishi, Takashi Shimizu and Masayuki Ochiai) [​IMG]
    2. 10/01/06 - I, Madman (1989 - Tibor Takacs) [​IMG]
    3. 10/01/06 - Wrong Turn (2003 - Rob Schmidt) [​IMG]
    4. 10/02/06 - Terror Train (1980 - Roger Spottiswoode) [​IMG]
    5. 10/03/06 - One Missed Call 2 (2005 - Renpei Tsukamoto) [​IMG]
    6. 10/03/06 - Lady Vengeance (2005 - Chan-wook Park) [​IMG][​IMG]
    7. 10/04/06 - Nightmare On Elm Street (1984 - Wes Craven) [​IMG]
    8. 10/05/06 - Sorum (2001 - Jong-Chan Yun) [​IMG]
    9. 10/06/06 - Face (2004 - Sang-Gon Yoo) [​IMG]
    10. 10/06/06 - Hangman's Curse (2003 - Rafal Zielinski) [​IMG][​IMG]
    11. 10/06/06 - The Last Horror Movie (2003 - Julian Richards) [​IMG]
    12. 10/07/06 - Cursed (2005 - Wes Craven) [​IMG]
    13. 10/07/06 - Bunshinsaba (2004 - Byeong-ki Ahn) [​IMG]
    14. 10/07/06 - Dementia 13 (1963 - Francis Ford Coppola) [​IMG]
    15. 10/08/06 - Wolf Creek (2005 - Greg McLean) [​IMG]
    16. 10/08/06 - Cronos (1993 - Guillermo del Toro) [​IMG]
    17. 10/09/06 - House On Haunted Hill (1959 - William Castle) [​IMG]
    18. 10/09/06 - Night Of The Living Dead (1968 - George Romero) [​IMG]
    19. 10/10/06 - Dawn Of The Dead (1978 - George Romero) [​IMG]
    20. 10/10/06 - School Killer (2001 - Carlos Gil) [​IMG]
    21. 10/11/06 - Near Dark (1987 - Kathryn Bigelow) [​IMG]
    22. 10/11/06 - The Tingler (1959 - William Castle) [​IMG]
    23. 10/12/06 - Village Of The Damned (1960 - Wolf Rilla) [​IMG]
    24. 10/12/06 - Children Of The Damned (1963 - Anton Leader) [​IMG]
    25. 10/13/06 - The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971 - Robert Fuest) [​IMG]
    26. 10/14/06 - Haxan (1922 - Benjamin Christensen) [​IMG]
    27. 10/14/06 - The Grudge 2
    (2006 - Takashi Shimizu) [​IMG]
    28. 10/15/06 - Inner Senses (2002 - Chi-Leung Law) [​IMG]
    29. 10/15/06 - Tales From The Gimli Hospital (1988 - Guy Maddin) [​IMG][​IMG]
    30. 10/16/06 - Prince Of Darkness (1987 - John Carpenter) [​IMG]
    31. 10/16/06 - Unborn But Forgotten (2002 - Chang-Jae Lim) [​IMG]
    32. 10/17/06 - Gemini (1999 - Shinya Tsukamoto) [​IMG]
    33. 10/17/06 - Gojira (1954 - Ishiro Honda) [​IMG]
    34. 10/18/06 - The Cat And The Canary (1979 - Radley Metzger) [​IMG]
    35. 10/18/06 - Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956 - Don Siegel) [​IMG]
    36. 10/19/06 - Acacia (2003 - Ki-Hyung Park) [​IMG]
    37. 10/20/06 - Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003 - Takashi Shimizu) [​IMG]
    38. 10/20/06 - The Woods (2006 - Lucky McKee) [​IMG]
    39. 10/20/06 - The Masque Of Red Death (1964 - Roger Corman) [​IMG]
    40. 10/21/06 - Retribution (2006 - Kiyoshi Kurosawa) [​IMG]
    41. 10/21/06 - The Premature Burial (1962 - Roger Corman) [​IMG]
    42. 10/22/06 - Re-cycle (2006 - Oxide Pang Chun and Danny Pang) [​IMG]
    43. 10/24/06 - Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon (2006 - Scott Glosserman) [​IMG]
    44. 10/24/06 - Infection (2004 - Masayuki Ochiai) [​IMG]
    45. 10/25/06 - The Card Player (2004 - Dario Argento) [​IMG]
    46. 10/25/06 - Omen (2003 - Thammarak Kamuttmanoch) [​IMG]
    47. 10/26/06 - From Dusk Till Dawn (1996 - Robert Rodriguez) [​IMG]
    48. 10/26/06 - The Exorcist (1973 - William Friedkin) [​IMG]
    49. 10/27/06 - Shikoku (1999 - Shunichi Nagasaki) [​IMG]
    50. 10/28/06 - J Horror Anthology: Underworld (2005 - Various) [​IMG]
    51. 10/28/06 - The Ugly (1997 - Scott Reynolds) [​IMG]
    52. 10/29/06 - Night Of The Demon (1957 - Jacques Tourneur) [​IMG]
    53. 10/29/06 - Theater Of Blood (1973 - Douglas Hickox) [​IMG]
    54. 10/29/06 - Creature From The Haunted Sea (1961 - Roger Corman) [​IMG][​IMG]
    55. 10/30/06 - Black Sabbath (1963 - Mario Bava) [​IMG]
    56. 10/31/06 - Stagefright: Aquarius (aka Deliria) (1987 - Michele Soavi) [​IMG]
     
  14. Jason Roer

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    Hey All,

    Here's my place holder. I'm still away at the film festivals - Shriekfest LA now, and I won't be getting back until Oct. 3rd. Luckily I'm at a horror fest, so I'll be catching a couple flicks on SUnday - but Monday and Tuesday are pretty much gone. Oh Well. It's really too bad that last week didn't count. I was at FantasticFest in Austin and I saw a ton of horror flicks.

    One film in particular every single person here needs to see. It's called Hatchet. It played at Tribeca last year and it's been making it's run around the circuit. It's getting a theatrical release in January. The film is simply put, the BEST FUCKING HORROR FILM released in years. It is so well written and funny and has unbelievable gore! I've never seen an audience go so crazy for a film in my life and I am willing to say it is actually the best movie experience of my life - the energy in the room was astounding! It won the AUDIENCE AWARD for best of fest. The director, ADAM GREEN, is such an amazing guy too. Just a cool cat who is the genuine article. He really takes the time to listen to all his fans and shoot the shit - hanging out with them till all hours of the morning. So go see Hatchet in January!

    All right - I'm so excited to get this challenge on! I'm not going to get the 54 of last year - but I am comitting to watching 1 a day. So hopefully with couple marathons on weekends, I'll be able to get around 40.

    I hope everyone has as much fun as we've had in the past years! Looking forward to everyone's reviews.

    Cheers,

    Jason
     
  15. Rick Spruill

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    This seems to be one of the few threads I ever post in at this forum. But I love the challenge.


    Ratings: BOMB to [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    First time viewings in bold:

    10/1 - The Mole People (1956, Virgil W. Vogel) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/1 - The Devil's Wedding Night (1973, Luigi Batzella) - [​IMG]
    10/2 - The Monolith Monsters (1957, John Sherwood) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/3 - The Black Castle (1952, Nathan Juran) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/4 - Mako: The Jaws of Death (1976, William Grefe) - BOMB

    10/5 - Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, Jack Arnold) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/6 - Tarantula (1955, Jack Arnold) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/6 - Deep Red (1975, Dario Argento) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/7 - Calling Dr. Death (1943, Reginald LeBorg) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/7 - Spoorloos (1988, George Sluizer) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/8 - The Queen of Spades (1949, Thorold Dickinson) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/8 - Weird Woman (1944, Reginald LeBord) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/10 - Dead Man's Eyes (1944, Reginald LeBord) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/11 - Mad Love (1935, Karl Freund) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/12 - The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932, Charles Brabin) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/12 - The Cat and the Canary (1927, Paul Leni) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/12 - Mark of the Vampire (1935, Tod Browning) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/13 - Dark Waters (1994, Mariano Baino) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/13 - King of the Zombies (1941, Jean Yarbrough) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/13 - Doctor X (1932, Michael Curtiz) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/13 - The Return of Doctor X (1939, Vincent Sherman) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/14 - The Mummy (1932, Karl Freund) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/14 - I Walked with a Zombie (1943, Jacques Tourneur) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/14 - Bad Inclination (2003, Pierfrancesco Campanella) - BOMB
    10/15 - The Climax (1944, George Waggner) - [​IMG]
    10/15 - Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks (1974, Robert Oliver) - BOMB
    10/17 - Bride of Frankenstein (1935, James Whale) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/17 - Son of Frankenstein (1939, Rowland V. Lee) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/17 - The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942, Erle C. Kenton) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/18 - Devil Bat's Daughter (1946, Frank Wisbar) - [​IMG]
    10/18 - Strait-Jacket (1964, William Castle) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/19 - Count Dracula's Great Love (1972, Javier Aguirre) - [​IMG]
    10/20 - The Man They Could Not Hang (1939, Nick Grinde) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/21 - The Black Room (1935, Roy William Neil) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/22 - The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942, Lew Landers) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/23 - My Bloody Valentine (1981, George Mihalka) - [​IMG]
    10/23 - The Mummy (1959, Terence Fisher) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/24 - Monster on the Campus (1958, Jack Arnold) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/24 - The Frozen Ghost (1945, Harold Young) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/25 - The Return of the Vampire (1944, Lew Landers) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/25 - High Tension (2003, Alexandre Aja) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/26 - Son of Dracula (1943, Robert Siodmak) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/26 - Bloody Pit of Horror (1965, Massimo Pupillo) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/26 - The Black Cat (1934, Edgar G. Ulmer) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/27 - Strange Confession (1945, John Hoffman) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/27 - Them! (1954, Gordon Douglas) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/27 - The Beyond (1981, Lucio Fulci) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/28 - Revenge of the Creature (1955, Jack Arnold) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/28 - The Creature Walks Among Us (1956, John Sherwood) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/28 - Army of Darkness (1992, Sam Raimi) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/29 - MOH: Jenifer (2005, Dario Argento) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/29 - Pillow of Death (1945, Wallace Ford) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/30 - It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955, Robert Gordon) - [​IMG][​IMG]
    10/30 - Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943, Roy William Neil) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    10/31 - Suspiria (1977, Dario Argento) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


    Totals: 55 (27 New, 28 Repeats)
     
  16. Joe Karlosi

    Joe Karlosi Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure whether I can participate or not, mainly because I'm starting a tradition of saving my 31 favorite Universal Horror oldies for me to watch every October, and that means I'll always be watching many of these same films every year (plus a few different ones as they get thrown in here and there too). And there's not much point talking about the same movies over and over each year.

    So maybe Matt can let me know if this qualifies. Otherwise, I don't mind stepping out.
     
  17. Matt Stone

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    Go for it, Joe. I half-considering nixing the re-watch rule anyway. It made sense the first couple of years, but now that some of us have literally watched hundreds of horror movies over these last 7 years, re-watches are fine. We'd love to hear your thoughts!

    Leaving for work now (ug), but should be able to watch two or three when I get back tonight.
     
  18. Peter M Fitzgerald

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    This spot is reserved...for TERROR!

    Ratings:

    **** Excellent
    *** Good
    ** Fair
    * Poor
    BOMB

    Note: "Fun Factor" -- When a film has few/no technical or acting/writing/directing merits, but is entertaining despite (or because) of this, I give it an additional "Fun Factor" rating, if its normal rating falls below three stars.

    First-time viewings are in blue:

    Watched so far:

    Sunday, 10/01

    1. LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH (1973) DVD, Rating: ***
    2. TARANTULA (1955) DVD, Rating: ***
    3. THE BRAIN FROM PLANET AROUS (1958) DVD, Rating: * (Fun Factor: ***1/2)

    Monday, 10/02

    4. THE WOODS (2005) DVD, Rating: **1/2
    5. THE GHOST IN THE INVISIBLE BIKINI (1966) DVD, Rating: BOMB

    Tuesday, 10/03

    6. THE BRAINIAC (1961-Mexican) DVD, Rating: BOMB (Fun Factor: ***)
    7. AUDREY ROSE (1977) DVD, Rating: **1/2
    8. THE SENTINEL (1976) DVD, Rating: **1/2

    Wednesday, 10/04

    9. THE MOLE PEOPLE (1956) DVD, Rating: ** (Fun Factor: **1/2)
    10. THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN (1957) DVD, Rating: ***1/2
    11. TRILOGY OF TERROR (1975, TV Movie) DVD, Rating: ***1/2

    Thursday, 10/05

    12. THE LEGACY (1978-British) DVD, **1/2
    13. THE BOWERY BOYS MEET THE MONSTERS (1954) VHS from TV, ** (Fun Factor: ***)

    Friday, 10/06

    14. CHRISTINE (1983) DVD, ***1/2

    Saturday, 10/07

    15. THE GREAT YOKAI WAR (2005-Japanese) DVD, ***1/2

    Sunday, 10/08

    16. BOO (2005) DVD, *1/2
    17. ABOMINABLE (2005) DVD, **1/2

    Monday, 10/09

    18. INFRA-MAN (1975-Hong Kong) DVD, BOMB (Fun Factor: ****)

    Tuesday, 10/10

    19. THE OLD DARK HOUSE (1932) DVD, ***
    20. THE MONOLITH MONSTERS (1957) DVD, ***

    Wednesday, 10/11

    21. THE X FROM OUTER SPACE (1967-Japanese) DVR, *1/2 (Fun Factor: **1/2)

    Thursday, 10/12

    22. THE DEVIL BAT (1941) DVR, * (Fun Factor: ***)
    23. MONSTER ON THE CAMPUS (1958) DVD, *1/2 (Fun Factor: ***)

    Sunday, 10/15

    24. FEAST (2006) DVD, ***
    25. THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS (1991) DVD, **1/2
    26. CAT'S EYE (1984) DVD, ***
    27. THE OMEN (2006) DVD, ***
    28. THE FUNHOUSE (1981) DVD, **1/2
     
  19. TravisR

    TravisR Well-Known Member

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    I can definitely watch 13 movies before Halloween and I should be able to pull off 31 movies.

    Starting at midnight on October 1 and I'll stop at midnight on October 31, I watched:

    10/01/06
    1. Dr. Giggles I caught it at midnight on Universal HD and it was bad as I remember.
    2. Halloween II My favorite Halloween sequel. It's not the best movie and I've seen this movie more times than I want to admit but I still love it.
    3. A Nightmare On Elm Street It's been quite since I've seen it. I waited for the challenge to watch the DVD and I wasn't that bothered by the new transfer but the missing sound effects stuck out like a sore thumb to me.
     
  20. Greg Black

    Greg Black Well-Known Member

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    Reserving my spot here!

    As always, I look forward to participating in discussion with my friends here at the HTF. I anticipate the October Scary Movie Challenge all year!

    Okay, here we go:


    10/01
    1. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

    10/03
    2. They Live
    3. Westworld

    10/05
    4. The Return Of The Living Dead

    10/06
    5. Scream

    10/07
    6. Scream 2

    10/20
    7. Friday The 13th
    8. Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

    10/21
    9. Cabin Fever

    10/23
    10. Halloween III: Season Of The Witch

    10/24
    11. Halloween 4
    12. Halloween 5

    10/25
    13. The Lost Boys

    10/29
    14. Signs
    15. Shaun Of The Dead

    10/31
    16. Halloween
     

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