Saturday, October 8, 2016

Scary Movie Challenge VII (Day 8)


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  1. James Whale's FRANKENSTEIN (1931) on TCM.

    Befriending monster, very sink or swim proposition.

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  2. James Whale's BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) on TCM.

    Inspiring rebellious goth/punk youth since 1935.

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  3. The Asylum's ZOOMBIES (2016) on Netflix Instant for the first time.

    "Jurassic Park" plus zombie monkeys equals MEH!

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  4. Insidious (2010): The Further seeks body. All welcome; BYOB.

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  5. Phantasm: Remastered (2016): Get your balls out of my face!

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  6. The Woman in Black (2012): More like, "Want My Time Back", right?

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  7. Hush (2016): Lady is deaf. Luckily, killer is moron.

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  8. Swamp Thing (1982): Who wore it best? Seaweed wrap runway!

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  9. Night of the Living Dead (1968) first viewing
    Following zombie attack, stay out of windows

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  10. Darkness Falls (2003)
    Sets up rules, then breaks them all

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  11. Friday the 13th Pt 2

    The pre-sex crotch perfume of horror movies

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  12. Phantom of the Opera (1925)

    Or The Phantom in the Friend Zone

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  13. Stage Fright (2014):

    Once again, it was a mercy killing.

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  14. Slither (2006)

    Michael Rooker still kinda looks the same

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  15. The Hunger (1983):

    The studio really fucked up that ending.

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  16. The Thing(1982)

    See it if you haven't, its brilliant.

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  17. The Loved Ones (2009)
    How protective are your ribbed condoms now?!

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  18. Carnival of Souls (1962) bad script. Bad driving.

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  19. The Blob (1988)

    Kevin Dillon's '80s hair is my everything.

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  20. Phantasm: Ravager (2016)

    For the fans. Guess I'm not one.

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  21. Blood Diner (1987)

    The Man With Two Brains meats Frankenstein.

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  22. Holidays

    Never go anywhere with a talking rabbit

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  23. The Omen (1976):

    Atticus Finch would have handled this better.

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  24. Xtro
    Daddy you're home, take me with you.

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  25. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

    Fun movie to watch with the kids.

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  26. Return of the Living Dead (1985)

    Those brains actually do look quite delicious

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  27. 'Black Sunday aka The Mask of Satan aka Revenge of the Vampire' (1960)

    I'll pass on the Italian facial exfoliation

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  28. 'Phantom of the Paradise' 1974

    Like 'Rocky Horror' without the loose air

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  29. X-Ray (1982) aka Hospital Massacre

    Did Barbi Benton ever reached her deductible?

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  30. Peelers (2016, Spooky International Horror Film Fest)

    The baseball puns are fucking overwhelming. Strippers.

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  31. Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)

    80s mentally challenged acting = douche chills.

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  32. Body Parts (1991)

    Boo hoo! Alex Murphy had it worse.

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  33. The Funhouse (1981)

    Want spinoff sequel starring the two-headed cow.

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  34. The Burning (1981)
    Bedtime checklist: pajamas, flammable sheets, gas can.

    Alfred still won't get any at Ridgemont.

    At least all the rapists get killed.

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  35. Wolf Creek (2005)

    D'ya come from the land down under?

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  36. The Battery (2012)

    I'd prefer the zombies over this douchebag.

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  37. Trick or Treats (1981)

    Attention, teenage girls: Never babysit on Halloween.

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  38. Tales from the Hood (1995)

    One of my favorite horror films ever.

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  39. Hannibal (2001):

    You guys think Clarice kept his hand?

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  40. Angst (1983)

    Aka: Murder, Murder, Murder, and More Murder!

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  41. Brides of Dracula (1960)

    Cushing crushes comically conventional Count with crucifix!

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  42. Body Parts (1990)
    Give my left arm for a Blu-ray.

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  43. The Midnight Hour (Re-watch as it has become an October tradition, Made for TV, Aired on ABC, Nov.1, 1985)

    Possibly the best Halloween movie ever, period.

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    Slo-mo kill to a Smiths song. Incredible.

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    1. That flick scared the SHIT OUT of me as a kid. Love it.

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  44. Mr. Jones (2013)
    Dating Game: Mr. Jones, meet Blair Witch.

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    1. Sarah Jones is so freakin' hot. Sorry to comment on seven word reviews, I just can't contain myself with her. I really liked this flick too.

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    2. Now I don't feel so bad for creeping her acting history afterwards. Enjoyed the movie too, did some interesting things with the genre.

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  45. Phantom of the Megaplex (2000)

    Wasn't expecting a dragon to show up.

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  46. Quarantine (2008)

    Total shocker: remake didn't improve on original...

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  47. Young Frankenstein (1974)

    Garr hot. Wilder great. Feldman hilarious. Blucher!!!

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  48. The Legacy (1978)

    Lucas saw this and went...this guy.

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  49. The Blob (1958)

    Shouldn't have poked it with a stick.

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  50. Psycho III (1986)

    Poor Norman Bates can't catch a break.

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      Black humored, badly ADR'd, ironic one-liner dispensary.

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  51. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)

    No scares, plenty stupid...Leatherface confirmed cross-dresser

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  52. 28 Days Later... (2002)

    Horny dudes are the LITERAL monsters here.

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  53. The Burning, new 4k remaster on the big screen, epic


    Hang on! 70s bush in the 80s

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  54. Hell Night (1981)

    Is surfing monologue taught in acting classes?

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  55. The Devil's Rain (1975)

    Legitimately unnerving and creepy. Great cinematography/lighting.

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  56. Knock knock (2015)

    There's no such thing as free pizza.

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  57. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

    Michael Bay will never be J.J. Abrams

    'Member Leatherface! Yeah, yeah I 'member! - 'member berries from South Park

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  58. Xtro (1982)

    Billed "Woman In Cottage"?!?!? Call your agent.

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  59. The Dark Half (1993):
    Cantankerous creation causes swirling sparrows ravenous ripping.

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  60. Dead of Night (1945)

    You rarely hear "subconscious thingamajigs" these days.

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  61. THE FUNHOUSE (1981)

    Showing my girl because it fucking RULES.

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  62. The Shallows(2016)

    "Stay outta the high grass"...wrong movie.

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  63. Jennifer's Body (2009)

    "Succubus?" More like, "Succu-bi!" am I right? #DoucheyWink

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  64. The Blob (1958)

    Wish I was a teen in 1958.

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  65. Michael GiammarinoOctober 8, 2016 at 7:37 PM

    Xtro (1982)

    Pour the Kool-Aid. I've joined the cult.

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    1. Have not seen it for 34 years. Afraid it won't live up to expectations.

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  66. Tusk (2014)

    I am the walrus ... no wait seriously?

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  67. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

    *Carl* the hunchback? That's a stupid name!

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  68. Lights out (2016)

    At least their electric bill is $5.

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  69. Don't Torture a Duckling
    Fulci's got some issues with Donald Duck.

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  70. Damien: Omen II (1978)

    Damien Thorn's A Series of Unfortunate Events

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  71. The VVitch

    A goat's never even offered me margarine

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  72. It Follows

    Checkmate: just have sex with the monster

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  73. Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

    I love it. Love it. Love it.

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  74. Vamp (1986)
    So Grace Jones is playing herself, right?

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  75. Darling (2016)
    Those eyes. Oh... holy fuck, those eyes!

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  76. Gavin Leahy OctoberOctober 8, 2016 at 9:06 PM

    Misery (1990) - Stephen King Marathon

    And Misery The Pig never worked again.

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  77. The Neon Demon (2016)

    You are what you eat... except beautiful.

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  78. The Descent

    "Why don't you just ask for directions"

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    Thrill seeking women terrorize cave dwelling community.

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  79. Friday the 13th (1980)

    At least Michael Myers stalked via Steadicam.

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    Poor Kevin Bacon just wanted to dance.

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    Most suspenseful coffee-making scene put to film.

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  80. The Neon Demon (2016)

    Did witches really have to kill bitches?

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  81. The Shining (1980) dir. Stanley Kubrick

    All work? YOU'VE DONE ZERO WORK! #entitled

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    1. True. What a waste! He could've gotten just as much done in an cubicle. #officedaydreamer

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  82. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

    What kind of name is "Sutter," anyway?

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  83. The Phantom Carriage (1921):

    Could be called "It's a Wonderful Death".

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  84. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)

    Liebesman displays Bay like talent, except shittier

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  85. Friday the 13th (1980)

    At least Michael Myers stalked via Steadicam.

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    Poor Kevin Bacon just wanted to dance.

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    Most suspenseful coffee-making scene put to film.

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  86. Black Friday (1940)

    Lugosi goes Christmas shopping in dark closet.

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    Lugosi's a fine actor, no hypnosis required.

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  87. Wolfman (1979) [you tube]

    Where? When? Why? Did enjoy "Plywood Manor"

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    Hairy guy inherits curse...gets (impressively) hairier.

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  88. The Babadook (2014)

    Love conquers all, even child abuse sometimes.

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  89. Cat People (1942)

    A bit disappointing. More melodrama than horror.

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  90. Coraline (2009): She has such a cute button . . . eyes?

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  91. Monkey Shines (1988)

    Romero movie just doesn't feel like Romero.

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  92. Michael GiammarinoOctober 8, 2016 at 11:27 PM

    Evil Laugh (1988)

    Joey from Friday V directed, references Jason.

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  93. We Are What We Are (2013)

    But they still won't eat their vegetables.

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  94. Rush Week (1989)

    Way overlooked college slasher! Great tension.

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  95. At the Devil's Door (2014) dir. Nicholas McCarthy

    All my irrational fears about parenthood confirmed.

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  96. 2001 Maniacs (2005)

    Unbelievably campy, likable cast, solid effects, boobs

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  97. Night Ripper! (1986) (yes, exclamation point is in the title on on the title card!)

    My fascination with SOV Horror continues. Fantastic!

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    Can't write quips for an obscure movie.

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    1. Sorry, fixing errors from earlier post

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  98. Friday the 13th part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
    Horshack told you not to, but no...

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  99. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

    Lovecraft through Carpenter...pure and utter bliss!

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  100. Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla (2013)
    Goodie, another "obsessive loner goes psycho" movie. :(

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  101. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
    The internet told me this was scary :(

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  103. The Final Conflict (1981) aka The Omen III

    A boring conclusion to the Damien trilogy.

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  104. Michael GiammarinoOctober 9, 2016 at 1:28 AM

    Hellions (2015)

    Might have something to do with Samhain.

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  105. Jaws (1975)

    Anytime is a good time for Jaws.

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    1. Even watching at a beach house pre- night swim? Yeah, right!!!

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  106. Kiss of the Vampire (1963)

    Actually, the vampires don't do much kissing.

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  107. The Greasey Strangler

    Basically a 90 minute Adult Swim show

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  108. Housebound (2014)

    Exfoliating facial scrub good but cheese grater.

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  109. Return of the Living Dead (1985)

    Brainssssssssssssssss!!! Brainsssssssssssss!!! Brainssssssssssssssss!!! Brainsssssssssssss!!! Sorry...I'm tired.

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  110. NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984)

    Watch it. Celebrate it. Love it. Repeat.

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  111. The House by the Cemetery

    Things Fulci Hates: Donald Duck, Eyes, Children

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  112. DREAMSCAPE (1984)

    Snake Man shoulda eaten Tommy's stupid face.

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  113. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

    Texarkana texarcannot stop living in the past.

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  114. My little eye 2002

    Danny's smelling knickers and making pussy bread

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  115. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    Bear Grylls would have made it out.

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  116. Black Friday (1940)

    Lugosi goes Christmas shopping in dark closet.

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    Lugosi's a fine actor, no hypnosis required.

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  117. The Omen (1976)
    Yep. What I thought it would be.

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  118. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956)

    Usually classics are classics for a reason.

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  119. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956)

    Usually classics are classics for a reason.

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  120. DREAMSCAPE (1984)

    Snake Man shoulda eaten Tommy's stupid face.

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  121. The Witch (2015)
    Dammit, shoulda seen it in the theater!

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  122. Creepshow

    Does this even need reviewed? Come on!

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  123. Green Room (2015)

    Never listen to Nazis after a murder.

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