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SuperMarcey 09-30-2010 06:11 PM

What horror films are you watching to celebrate Halloween?
 
Here is what I plan to watch this month to celebrate Halloween, I wanted to try to watch 31 films in 31 days but with school and life being busy I won't have a chance.

(First watches)
The Ugly
Grace
The House Of The Devil
Triangle
Pieces
Black Christmas (Original)
My Bloody Valentine (Original)
Silent Night, Deadly Night
Frozen
Pontypool
Splice
Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter
Let Me In (Hopefully I can make it to see this)

(Rewatches)
Re-Animator
Let Sleeping Corpses Lie
Dawn Of The Dead (Original & Remake)
Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn
The Descent (I need to give it another chance)
Dog Soldiers
An American Werewolf In London

A.J. Hakari 09-30-2010 08:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SuperMarcey (Post 3297158)
Here is what I plan to watch this month to celebrate Halloween, I wanted to try to watch 31 films in 31 days but with school and life being busy I won't have a chance.

This is what I'm planning to do, as I did with my blog-a-thon last year. I already have my flicks lined up, which I plan to take on alphabetically. I'm finishing the month off by watching Rosemary's Baby on Halloween, having never seen it yet.

nerd85 10-01-2010 08:45 AM

I have been sticking to the same every year; Raimi, Romero, Carpenter...any of the recent remakes I didn't hate.

But this year because of my budget (and tastes coincidentally) I'll be digging into the old, crusty, forgotten ones. I picked up a double feature with Carnival of Souls and Horror hotel. I also have The Last Man on Earth with The Last Woman on Earth.

Fortunately there's a plethora of bundled horror "classics" readily available. Has anyone bought the 4 Film Favorites of Dracula? That's one I might be getting for a good price.

1000 10-01-2010 09:10 AM

THE UGLY is such a great film, thanks for reminding me it's in my collection I am going to re-watch it right now...

1000

sarah1980 10-01-2010 09:22 AM

alot lol

SuperMarcey 10-01-2010 07:44 PM

I might start the viewing off tonight with either Frozen or The Ugly, or perhaps both.

Misery 10-02-2010 02:19 AM

i'll rewatch Halloween on blu ray, which I've owned for 6+ months and have yet to watch. I may also give The Howling and Candyman another try

i also plan to watch a bunch of DVDs i bought over the past few months but have been too busy to watch. Grave, The Cellar Door, Rage, Ed Gein, Wind Chill, We All Scream for Ice Cream, Terror of Frankenstein, Rest Stop, Severance, The Eye 2, Pyscho 2 3 and 4, Triangle, Rose Red, The Changling, etc

Im buying cheap DVDs way faster then i can watch them, and plan to catch up this month

SuperMarcey 10-03-2010 04:28 AM

I get a lot of films and then it can take me up to five years to finally get around to watching them.

So far I've watched Frozen and The Ugly.

Frozen I gave 3.5/5 and The Ugly I gave 4.5/5 (What a film, WOW!). I'll have reviews on my site and on MFC tomorrow.

KillerKlown 10-04-2010 08:05 AM

Apart from watching Halloween (which is a given), I'll be watching:

The Blair Witch Project
The Evil Dead
Halloween 3 (Sue me, I like it)
The Fog

HoboJoeBob 10-05-2010 10:49 AM

It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, Halloween, Sleepy Hollow and Trick r Treat are a lock for October 31.

Turner Classic Movies is showing Hammer movies every Friday night this month. I'm gonna be catching a bunch of those.

Antonio141 10-05-2010 05:28 PM

OCTOBER/HALLOWEEN 2010 HORROR MOVIE LIST
 
Halloween, Halloween II and H20
Let Me In
My Soul To Take
The Ring
Candyman
The Innocents
The Beguiled
The Reflecting Skin
Clownhouse
Trick 'r Treat
The Omen (2006)
From Dusk Till Dawn
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
The House On Sorority Row (1983)
Acolytes
Amusement
Nightmare (1964)
Paranoiac
Curtains
Hell Night
Near Dark
The X Files (Episode: "Home")

ForeeElectric 10-05-2010 05:48 PM

We are hosting a party, so I figure to rotate a few in the background, and certainly line up a few (or more) of the following:

Trick R Treat (love this, so beautifully shot!)
Fido (same ^)
Dawn of the Dead
The Descent
Nightmare on Elm Street (orig)
Hellraiser
Pontypool (sitting on shelf, waiting to be watched)

Cronos 10-05-2010 05:59 PM

Some of the horror films in the pile that's stacked up which I intend to watch and will likely add more:
The First Power
Needful Things - TV Cut
Night Child
The Night God Screamed
Piranha 2: The Spawning - Director's Cut
Possessed
Possessed 2
Sharktopus
Soultaker

I'll probably throw in some rewatches of ones I love as well, Near Dark and Re-Animator being two of them.

Terror Australis 10-09-2010 08:33 PM

Here is my list of films I'll be watching during October:

1st TIME WATCHES:
30 Days Of Night: Dark Days
Black Death
Burning Bright
Carnival Of Souls (1962)
Dominion: Prequel To The Exorcist
Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark (1973)
Exorcist II: The Heretic
Frozen
Giallo
Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers (Producer's Cut)
Heartless
House (1977)
Let Me In
Mega Piranha
Mirrors 2
My Super Psycho Sweet 16
Nightmares In Red, White And Blue
Paranormal Activity 2
Phantasm
Piranha 3D (2010)
Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D
Road Train (a.k.a Road Kill)
Saw: The Final Chapter 3D
Splice
Suck
The Hole 3D (2010)
The Last Exorcism
The Legend Of Boggy Creek
The Loved Ones
The Phantom Of The Opera (1925)
The Wizard Of Gore (2007)
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Woman In Black (1989)

REWATCHES:
Dog Soldiers
Dracula 2000
Ernest Scared Stupid
Frailty
Jeepers Creepers
May
Saw VI
Shadow Of The Vampire
The Devil's Backbone
The Evil Dead
The Village
Trick 'R Treat
Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Dale 10-09-2010 11:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Terror Australis (Post 3301140)
REWATCHES:
Dog Soldiers
Ernest Scared Stupid
Frailty
The Devil's Backbone
The Evil Dead
Trick 'R Treat
Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Somebody's got some taste up in here. I'll probably watch Inside and Trick R Treat, maybe Childs Play if I have time.

Misery 10-12-2010 06:33 PM

I think my halloween celebration peaked early. I finally saw The Changling, which is good, but what I'm really floored by is the Psycho sequels, 2-4. i'm surprised these aren't talked about more, considering how fantastic the production, writing, and acting (especially by Anthony Perkins) is in all 3. I'm now under the impression that Psycho is the best horror franchise, and I'm eager to rewatch the original, now that I know so much more about the Bates family and their property.

check your nearest Big Lots. I got the 3 movies for $6 (2 disks).

i think i'd rate them

2: 9
3: 8
4: 7

Misery 10-18-2010 07:27 PM

i watched a few more

The Cellar Door - 4 kept me entertained despite being generic and amateur
The Girl Next Door - 6 really neat suburban story but the pace is too quick (i never thought i'd say that about a movie but its true here)
House - 7 loved this one. starts slow but becomes as entertaining as Evil Dead 2. great monsters and zany, dreamlike situations
The Gate - 7 another offbeat 80s comedy/horror with great monsters and practical special effects
The Janitor - 5 a bad movie with a few hilarious/wtf moments. worth watching for those alone, and a must watch for people who like 'bad' movies
Triangle - 9 just a fantastic thriller


what are you guys watching?

Tyler_Durden_208 10-19-2010 11:06 AM

Leading up to and probably spilling into Halloween:
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Dracula (1958)
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
The Mummy (1959)
The Brides of Dracula (1960)
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
The Mummy's Shroud (1967)
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
Scars of Dracula (1970)
The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
Countess Dracula (1971)
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)
Dracula AD 1972 (1972)
The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)

My wife has never seen any of the Hammer Horror films so I've prepared a marathon to introduce her to them, much like I did last year for her with the Universal Classic Monsters.

Halloween classics for Halloween day:
Pumpkinhead
The Monster Squad
The Crow
Evil Dead Trilogy
In the Mouth of Madness
The Thing
William Peter Blatty Trilogy (The Exorcist/The Ninth Configuration/The Exorcist III: Legion)
Ginger Snaps
From Dusk Till Dawn
Alien (maybe Aliens and Alien 3 if there's time)
Halloween I - III

Misery 10-19-2010 08:57 PM

just picked up Evil Dead on blu ray

this halloween i'll be watching the same 2 movies that got me into horror 10 years ago: Halloween and Evil Dead. but this time it will be on blu ray instead of VHS

Crazychurchill 10-20-2010 11:15 AM

Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th Part 2
Friday the 13th Part 3
Friday the 13th Part 4
Friday the 13th (2009)
A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Halloween
Halloween 2
Rob Zombie's Halloween
Rob Zombie's Halloween 2
Night of the Demons
Night of the Demons (2009)
The Evil Dead
Evil Dead 2
Army of Darkness
Swamp Thing
The Frighteners

A.J. Hakari 10-20-2010 11:25 AM

Here's what I've gone through so far...

# - 7 Mummies
A - The Addiction
B - The Boogie Man Will Get You
C - Cold Prey
D - Dying Breed
E - The Entity
F - Flesh for Frankenstein
G - Goth
H - Horror of Dracula
I - Isola
J - Ju-On: The Curse
K - Kaidan
L - The Last Supper (2005)
M - Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit
N - Noriko's Dinner Table
O - Onibaba
P - Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings
Q - Quatermass and the Pit
R - Return of the Living Dead 3

Tackling my "S" movie tonight -- Subspecies. Wish me luck.

darknite125 10-28-2010 01:24 AM

Always watch Frankenstein and Dracula as a double feature every year. In addition

Monster Squad
Halloween
House of the Devil
Silence of the Lambs
The Wolf-Man
House on Haunted Hill
Dracula AD 1976

Terminal_83 10-28-2010 02:51 AM

Trick r Treat
An American Werewolf in London
The Descent
House (1977)
Paranormal Activity 2
The Walking Dead

Scotch 10-28-2010 09:55 AM

What I've watched in the last week or so....

RZ's Halloween
Halloween H20
When a Stranger Calls
1408
The Mist
Tamara
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Saw
Saw IV
American Psycho
The Ruins
Friday the 13th (remake)

Before Halloween I still have on my list...

Halloween
The Ring
Paranormal Activity
The Amityville Horror

hain23x 10-29-2010 08:33 AM

nice avatar, Sgizzy! FREE ENES!!!!! ;)

jtwist78 10-29-2010 09:21 AM

Halloween 1 and 2 (traditional)
Trick r Treat
The Descent
Madman
Dawn of the Dead (original)
Hellraiser
Let the Right One In

bloodyrootbeer 01-18-2011 02:49 PM

exoricst
noes
jaws

Season of the Witch 10-02-2012 12:54 PM

Halloween III: Season of the Witch! A lot of people don't like this movie because it doesn't have Michael Myers in it. But I really enjoy that movie so much so that I put together a Halloween III fan page on facebook if anyone is interested in joining! I wanted to pay tribute to what I think is a very under appreciated and misunderstood movie. Search "Halloween III" in facebook and it should come up. Or click here: https://www.facebook.com/HalloweenIiiSeasonOfTheWitch
Thanks!!!

weezercoke 10-02-2012 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SuperMarcey (Post 3297158)
Here is what I plan to watch this month to celebrate Halloween, I wanted to try to watch 31 films in 31 days but with school and life being busy I won't have a chance.

(First watches)
The Ugly
Grace
The House Of The Devil
Triangle
Pieces
Black Christmas (Original)
My Bloody Valentine (Original)
Silent Night, Deadly Night
Frozen
Pontypool
Splice
Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter
Let Me In (Hopefully I can make it to see this)

(Rewatches)
Re-Animator
Let Sleeping Corpses Lie
Dawn Of The Dead (Original & Remake)
Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn
The Descent (I need to give it another chance)
Dog Soldiers
An American Werewolf In London

if i had to skip any of those movies in your list that I have seen it would be Triangle not Let Me In

ScaryMinds 11-04-2012 03:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 1000 (Post 3297355)
THE UGLY is such a great film, thanks for reminding me it's in my collection I am going to re-watch it right now...

1000

If this is the Kiwi movie then good choice. You may also want to catch Flatmates Wanted and Belief :)

Halloween night we got down with

Redd Inc - three degrees of awesomeness

[Rec] 3: Genesis - a bride with a chainsaw, hell yes!

The Devil Inside - not sure why this one has such a bad rep, the ending is abrupt but well conceived given the development of the plot lines.

Halloween - JC original, a must watch every Halloween

Trick 'N Treat - such good fun, reminds me of those old horror comics.

Seems Pirates and Zombies were the outfits of choice this year, plenty of treats given away (we did little bags of toys and chocs this year), and quite a few things left over to keep the team running through our movie marathon.

About to move to another Country, job requirement, hope they do Halloween there as well.


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