Saturday, October 24, 2020

2020 Scary Movie Challenge Day 24

98 comments:

  1. Oran Peli's PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (2007, Showtime) for the first time.

    Restless spirit attempts rescue of suburban woman.

    or

    Micah for worst horror movie boyfriend... EVER!

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  2. The Vicious Brothers' GRAVE ENCOUNTERS (2011, Amazon Prime)

    Hilarious deconstruction of trashy paranormal TV tropes.

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  3. Micha Gallo's ITSY BITSY (2019, Tubi) for the first time.

    Aims for poignancy, settles on nightmare fuel.

    or

    'Maa-Kalatari,' low-budget speak for 'Kothoga w/o Winston.'

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  4. The Lodge, dir Veronika Franz + Severin Fiala, 2019

    When you take away the kids wifi

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  5. Two Heads creek, dir Jesse O'brien, 2019

    YeahNah - Put another liver on the barbie.

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  6. SUSPIRIA (2018, Dir. Luca Guadagnino)

    Olga's Berlin adventure ends in a twist.

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  7. Tucker and Dale vs Evil, dir Eli Craig, 2010

    It's a warm hug of a movie

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  8. GRAVE ENCOUNTERS 2 (2012, Amazon Prime)

    36 min. build-up to hour-long prequel rerun.

    or

    Self-aware filmmakers give Wes Craven his due.

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  9. Haunt (2019)

    Always bring your baseball bat with you.

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  10. The Orphanage (2007)

    Throws everything at the wall. Sticks landing.

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  11. Se7en (1995)

    Rejoinder: It CAN rain all the time.

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  12. Ghost Town (1988, dir. Richard McCarthy)

    Crispin Glover's dad is weird. Whod've thought?

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  13. Summer Of Fear (1978)

    Big hair Linda Blair battles wicked witch.

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  14. Braindead (1992, dir. Peter Jackson)

    Raimi crawled so Peter Jackson could walk

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  15. Scary Stories to tell in the Dark(2019). Add "Zit Trauma" to body horror tropes

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  16. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

    Say "MR. COOPER!" one more time. PLEASE!

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  17. Izbavitelj aka "The Rat Savior" (1976 - Krsto Papi─ç)

    Like for antifascist message - pretty boring finale.

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  18. Hocus Pocus (1993)

    It's a fine good time. Just fine.

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  19. Books of Blood (2020)

    Oh… He was the book all along

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  20. DRAGULA RESSURECTION (a 2020 Shudder original!)

    The BEST ideas for Halloween costumes EVER!!!!!!

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  21. House of 1,000 Corpses (2003) director Rob Zombie

    I'd hang with early scenes Spaulding 100%

    Or

    Doubled 31, only correct call is Zombie

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  22. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925)

    Singing to bring down the 7-word review!

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  23. I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) Dir. Danny Cannon

    Mort....Gage. Understand? I'm your mortgage, Julie!

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  24. Vampires vs. The Bronx (2020)

    Sam & The Frog Brothers and the Bronx.

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  25. Vampires (1998)

    What's the "padre" budget on this thing?

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  26. SON OF FRANKENSTEIN (1939)

    Villagers way too easy on the doc.

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  27. Black Christmas (1974, dir. Bob Clark)

    Desk Sergeant: "'Fellatio?' I don't know Greek."

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  28. Friday the 13th v (1985)

    Tommy Jarvis, former member of Cobra Kai.

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    1. Seriously, Part 5 keeps moving up my list of Friday movies every year. Just bat shit crazy fun. Only like 4 & 6 more.

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  29. HOUSE OF WAX (1953)

    Better Marie Antoinette movie than Marie Antoinette.

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  30. Blade Trinity (2004)
    Blade 4: The Rise Of Count Chocula

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  31. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

    Clear eyes, full hearts, chestful of bullets.

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  32. Drag me to Hell (2009 Sam Raimi)
    Raimi’s glorious gags give me the giggles.

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  33. Midsommar (2019)

    "Burn bear burn, Harga inferno." - Swedish cult

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  34. THE BOY (2016)

    Poor Malcolm always getting cockblocked by Brahms.

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  35. WAXWORK (1988)

    How many horror heroes randomly know swordfighting?

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  36. WolfCop (2014)

    This feels like Deputy Dewey's natural progression.

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  37. Paranormal Activity (2007)

    Winner for new drinking game is Mica!

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  38. Paranormal Activity (2010)

    I'm glad the drinking game came first.

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  39. Friday The 13th Part 2 (1981)

    Grown by now? Should be almost forty.

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  40. Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

    Ceiling fan cam tested poorly with audiences.

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  41. Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

    Only thing more forgettable an actual Kinect.

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  42. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

    Should always be wary of bruha ha's.

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  43. THE THING (1982, dir. John Carpenter)

    Is anybody getting out of this alive?

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  44. THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD (1951)

    I cannot stop looking at the sky.

    Or

    Well-constructed, suspenseful, and fun after seven decades.

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  45. BODY PARTS (1991)

    Damn, is this a MAD LOVE remake??

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  46. Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

    And, again, low expectations for the win!

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  47. The Fog (1980) director John Carpenter

    Hearing your words broadcasted? Who wants that?

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  48. NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985): OH, I get it...puberty as subtext.

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  49. Child's Play (2019) director Lars Klevberg

    Does Chicago Homicide have jurisdiction over Kankakee?

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  50. CORPSE BRIDE (2005)

    My pun counter broke halfway through film.

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  51. Thirteen Ghosts (2001)

    Those in glass houses shouldn’t trap ghosts.

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  52. Hack-U-Lantern(1988)

    Inbreeding Satanists reenact Highlander fight, ruin party

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  53. Hocus Pocus (1993)

    Worst thing to happen to Salem. Ever.

    or

    Binx in the rain qualifies as #WAP

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  54. RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH, VOL. 1 (2013)

    Hey, that car crash footage looks familiar...

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  55. REUTRN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH, VOL 2 (2017)

    Best Howard the Duck sequel never made.

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  56. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

    Regret taking a minor in werewolf poetry.

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  57. Black Sabbath (’63, Mario Bava)

    Leave playing vampires to Lugosi, Boris Karloff.

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  58. HALLOWEEN (2007)

    Well this just launched up my ranking...

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  59. Bad Hair

    Style, references = legit. Barely horror; dug it.

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  60. Bones

    Opening a dance club. In this economy?

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  61. Scream (1996) Dir. Wes Craven

    They're all jacked up on Jolt Cola.

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  62. Addams Family Values (1993)

    They should have made more of these

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  63. HORROR OF DRACULA (1958)

    Moral: Always follow Peter Cushing’s instructions exactly.

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  64. NIGHTBREED: DIRECTOR'S CUT (1990)

    I like TMNT's lair better than Midian.

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  65. Needful Things(1993). Devil drives hard bargain...and Rolls Royce.

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  66. Fun Size (2012)

    Keevin and Bo Callahan - SAME FUCKING ACTOR!

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  67. Spookies (1986)

    Sound Designer: Ugh. Fuck it. Farting Mummies.

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  68. Someone's Watching Me (1978)

    Broadcast News what you did last summer...

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  69. The Evil Dead (Raimi, 1981)

    2020 feels like the Necronomicon is involved

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  70. The Fly II (1989) Dir. Chris Wales

    He loves Zuniga...like a real fly.

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  71. Happy Hell Night

    Halloween but dumber. Thought it was greaT!

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  72. Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986, dir. Tom McLoughlin)

    IMDb search just keeps suggesting Jason Lively.

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  73. The Mist (Black & White version, 2007)

    Because this movie just wasn't bleak enough.

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  74. TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE (1990)

    Shit, my cat’s getting ideas from this....

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  75. Sleepaway Camp (1983) director Robert Hiltzik

    "He Bah-Bah'd his last Ree-Bah"

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  76. Color Out of Space (2019)

    Well, Nic….have the alpaca stopped screaming?

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  77. Happy Death Day (2017)

    Attack of the killer Baby King Cake?

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  78. The Turning (Sigismondi, 2020)

    You'll turn on it by end credits

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  79. Young Frankenstein (1974) Monster lacks in brains, gains in schwanzscht├╝cker.

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  80. THE LOST BOYS (1987)

    A vampire's deadliest super power? Peer pressure.

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  81. The Dark Half (1993) Dir. George A. Romero

    Stephen King really, really hates Richard Bachman.

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  82. CHOPPING MALL (1986)

    Guess the Killbots patrol Amazon warehouses now.

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  83. EVIL DEAD (2013)

    Lots of bloody gore!

    Fede Alvarez: MORE!!!!

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  84. Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

    Loomis describing new villain: "the blackest coat..."

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  85. Frankenstein’s Army (2013)

    Cool creatures goes along way for me.

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  86. Cabin in the Woods (2011)

    Bear trap chain or flying guillotine better?

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  87. Cujo (1983)

    How ad exec blamed for bad cereal?

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  88. Fright Night (’85, Tom Holland)

    One of my favorite vampire films ever.

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  89. The Entity (1982) Dir. Sidney J. Furie

    Okay, this entity is a real jerk.

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  90. TRICK OR TREAT (1986)

    So is metal actually evil or nah?

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  91. House of Haunted Hill (1959)

    acid pit cheaper than lawyers and alimony

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  92. NECROPOLIS (1987)

    Was "gritty NYC" ever really this gritty?

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  93. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

    16 year old me had terrible taste.

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  94. Someone’s Watching Me (1978)

    The 70s were rough for Uncle Leo.

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