Saturday, October 19, 2019

2019 Scary Movie Challenge Day 19


100 comments:

  1. MY BLOODY VALENTINE: THEATRICAL VERSION (1981, 90 min.) on Amazon Prime.

    So bland, forgettable every rewatch feels new.
    or
    Awkward double feature with original "Poltergeist." #Sorry?

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  2. George A. Romero's THE DARK HALF (1993, 122 min.) on Hulu for the first time.

    "Creepshow" filmmakers grow up; fun factor halved.
    or
    Timothy Hutton's favorite videogame? "Angry Birds." ZING!

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  3. Psycho (1960, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)

    Suddenly I've a craving for chocolate syrup.

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  4. The Fly (1958, Kurt Neumann)

    Floating cat atoms still wants 6am feeding

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  5. The Hills Have Eyes (Wes Craven, 1977)

    Beast is the hero of this movie.

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  6. Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)

    Lets sing the zombies away. Didn’t work.
    or
    Taylor Swift? Don’t say it! She lives!

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  7. THE CANAL (2014)

    So many artsy shots. Is this horror?

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  8. Jason X

    In space no one can hear ki-ki-ki-ma-ma-ma

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  9. BRAIN DEAD (1990)

    Keeping brains in jars never ends well.

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  10. Under The Shadow (2016 - Babak Anvari)
    The missile really tied the room together.

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  11. DON’T OPEN THE DOOR (1974)

    A 1970s drive-in movie, slow and nonsensical.

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  12. Zombieland Double Tap (2019)

    Funniest, most entertaining cash grab all year.

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  13. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

    Tarantula scene clearly inspired by The Beyond.

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  14. I, Madman (1989)

    A novel idea for a horror film.

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  15. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)

    Dracula "crosses" his heart, but doesn't die.

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  16. Look What's Happened To Rosemary's Baby (1976)

    A disappointment to his father and me!

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  17. House on Haunted Hill (1959)

    All for a little bit of money

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  18. In the Tall Grass(2019) Only way out is never going in.

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  19. Space Amoeba (1970, dir. IshirĊ Honda)

    Creatures battle irrelevancy in competitive Kaiju market.

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  20. Midsommar

    Gaslighting, May Queens, and bears. Oh my!

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  21. All The Colors of the Dark:

    Anxiety? Take two black masses. Then call.

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  22. The Beyond (1981)

    Joe the Plumber: pundit, patriot, putrid corpse

    Or

    Even more gushy, melting faces than Raiders

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  23. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

    I do love a good shared universal.

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  24. The Exorcist (1973)

    The real evil of the story. Stairs.

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  25. Satanic Panic (2019)

    Stamos' ex, voodoo hex, cultist group sex

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  26. The Exorcist 3 (1990)

    Damn Dourif looks like you been drinking.

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  27. The Monster Squad (1987)

    Monsters team up to save marriage. Nice.

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  28. Demon Knight (1995)

    May Dick Miller rest in boob bar.

    Or

    Fuckin’ hoedown podunk well them there motherfuckers!

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  29. The Last Man on Earth (1964)

    "Into Darkness" stole Vincent Price's super blood.

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  30. Halloween II (1981, dir. Rick Rosenthal)

    Watch out for that blood, Last Starfighter.

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  31. Darlin' (2019)

    Pollyanna as cannibalistic Patti Smith. Pure Feminism.

    But seriously, this isn't just an excellent debut.... it cements 'the woman' as an icon of horror. But nobody seems to be talking about it. It deserves far more than a 7 word review - high recommendation.

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  32. Night Tide (1961)

    I'd date a mermaid despite tragic inevitability.

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  33. Attack of the Killer Donuts (2016)

    Type 2 diabetes is a lot scarier.

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  34. Deathdream (1974)

    Such a sad and creepy movie. Recommended.

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  35. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

    The problem is those guys got moored.

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  37. Cat's Eye 1985

    Quitters inc

    Smoke or Quit? Either can kill ya

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  38. Cat's Eye 1985

    The Ledge

    Best pigeon acting that's ever been directed

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  39. Cats eye 1985

    The General

    Drew's second parents don't believe in Monsters

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  40. Twins of Evil (1971)

    Hammer's Parent Trap with vampires. Freaky uncle.

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  41. The Dead Next Door (1989, dir. J.R. Bookwalter)

    Zombies in White House. Could be worse.

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  42. Doctor Butcher M.D. (Zombi Holocaust) (1980, dir. Marino Girolami)

    An unfortunate surname, especially for a doctor.

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  43. A.M.I. (2019)

    Hope Netflix didn't pay money for this.

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  44. Parasite (2019, Bong Joon Ho)
    Lauren’s: Nice to see a family getting along.
    Steve’s: This was nothing like Crazy Rich Asians.

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  45. Bram Stockers Dracula (1992)

    Jon only stays at the Continental now.

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  46. FRIDAY THE 13TH

    Languid start to the cheap slasher genre.

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  47. The Masque of the Red Death (1964 - Roger Corman)
    Two Vincents to the Price of one!

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  48. Lord of Illusions (1995)

    Back-tatted Bakulla elludes illusory magician, magnificent!

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  49. Masque of the Red Death (1964)

    It is perfect in almost every way

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  50. Caltiki, the Immortal Monster (1959, dir. Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava)

    Mummified man controlled by an annoying blub.

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  51. Tales From the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

    Gargoyles: Faithfully making sure husbands keep secrets.

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  52. Creepshow (1982)

    Came for creeps, stayed for the show.

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  53. Raising Cain (1992)

    John Lithgow nearly unrecognizable as Lolita Davidovich

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  55. All Cheerleaders Die(2014)

    "But not every Cheerleader really lives"

    -Braveheart

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  56. The Stand (1994 Miniseries)

    Pretty long, so actually I mostly sat.

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  57. Strangler of the Swamp (1946, dir. Frank Wisbar)

    Just ask her to the Halloween dance.

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  58. Lady in White (1988, dir. Frank LaLoggia)

    Always put your hat in coat sleeve.

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  59. THE CRAZIES (1973)

    Could’ve been made today. (Except the haircuts.)

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  61. The Other Hell (1981, dir. Bruno Mattei)

    I just can’t get me no satisfact-NUN.

    or

    Recycled Goblin score to the rescue again.

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  62. Tales Of Terror (1962)
    Lorre doesn’t quit until he’s a head

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  63. Yoga Hosers (2015)
    Taking on cased meats the yoga way!

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  64. Tales Of Terror (1962)
    A bargain at three times the Price

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  65. Prevenge (2016)

    If I was pregnant, I'd murder too.

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  66. Arachnophobia (1990, dir. Frank Marshall)

    Spiders do permanent damage; Goodman does Caddyshack.

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  67. Season of the Witch (1972, dir. George A. Romero)

    Jack’s wife takes up reading, witchcraft, shotgun.

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  68. Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

    The definitive Freddy. Kindertrauma of my childhood.

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  69. Zombie (1979)

    Chekhov's only other white man on island.

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  70. Spider Baby (1967; RIP Sid Haig)

    Agree on safeword BEFORE engaging in webplay

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  71. Revenge of the Creature (1955)

    Director: "Blackfish ain't got shit on me!"

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  72. The Howling III: The Marsupials (1987, dir. Philippe Mora)

    Marsupial werewolf births are a beautiful thing.

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  73. The Blob (1988) - first time watch

    Majestic mullet makes mincemeat of mucous monster

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  74. Satanic Panic (2019)

    Salt trails, entrails, murder fails, female prevails!

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  75. The Return of Swamp Thing (1989, dir. Jim Wynorski)

    Heather Locklear fucks a giant plant man.

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  76. NINA FOREVER (2015)

    I have a thing for paramedics now.

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  77. Poltergeist (1982) Dir. Tobe Hooper

    Nothing a strong o-line can't solve, coach.

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  78. The Blob (1988)
    Bless whoever saw something in Kevin Dillon.

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  79. Creepshow (1982, George Romero)

    The brightly coloured stings make movie perfection

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  80. Candyman (1992, dir: Bernard Rose)

    "...Candyman!"

    *POOF!*

    "Ooh, boy, I love you-"

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  81. Edge of the Ax (Larraz, 1988)

    The costume department couldn't budget for bras?

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  82. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

    Oh My God! She killed Ron Weasley!

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  83. Creepshow 2 (1987, Michael Gornick)

    Comic books don't kill people, blubs do.

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  85. Halloween(2018) Killer problem? Just call Laurie Strode, badass.

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  86. "I Saw The Devil" (2010, Dir. Kim Jee-woon)

    That time everyone saw daddy giving head.

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  87. Creepshow (1982, dir. George A. Romero)

    So.....you going to eat that cake?

    (Technically posted on day 20 because I forgot to post on the actual day. But I'll be damned if I'm going to miss a day).

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  88. Circle (2015 - Aaron Hann, Mario Miscione)
    Ene, mene, muh - und raus bist du!

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  89. Quatermass and the Pit (Baker, 1967)

    Lovecraftian, except it's aliens, or is it?

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  90. Dog Soldiers (2002)

    Even for werewolves those werewolves were tall.

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  91. SHAUN OF THE DEAD (2004):

    Its elegance and perfection is still...staggering.

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  92. TRICK (2019, Patrick Lussier)

    Well, at least Kristina Reyes is cute...

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  93. Event Horizon (1997)

    I forgot about Jack Noseworthy until yesterday .

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  94. Retribution (1987)

    Desperately Seeking Suzanne Snyder is pretty adorable.

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  95. Alligator (1980)

    1980 film stock so it's all pink.

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  96. What We Do in the Shadows (2014, dir. Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi)

    The "unholy bidding" joke always slays me.

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  97. SCREAM (1996)

    Who needs Dewey when you have Gale?

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  98. Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)

    Local Police: Old people often explode themselves.

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