Monday, October 11, 2021

2021 Scary Movie Challenge Day 11

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  1. James Wan's MALIGNANT (2021, HBO Max), third viewing.

    Ass-backwards is the new way forward. #CONTRARIAN.

    OR

    Hospital archive sequence better than "V/H/S" franchise.

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    1. FOURTH VIEWING, not third. Kids, never grow old.πŸ˜•πŸ˜“

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  2. Nia DaCosta's CANDYMAN (2021, theater). Second viewing (thanks, AMC A-List).

    --'SAY MY NAME!'
    --'Yahya Abdul-Mateen II?'
    --'D'OH!

    OR

    Racist cops get their comeuppance? Typical Hollywood.

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  3. Portrait of Dorian Gray, dir Albert Lewin, 1945

    The Devil's Face Cream, oily yet effective

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  4. UNDERWATER (2020, HBO Max).

    Perfect visual metaphor of TJ Miller's career.

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  5. TERROR IN THE AISLES (1984, YouTube).

    'Somebody please invent TikTok already! We're bored.'

    OR

    Never ask Pleasance to get you popcorn.

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  6. The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

    Lee’s Dracula does accent to fool Cushing.

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  7. It’s Alive (1974)

    They may squirm— gotta cut baby’s nails!

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  8. Horror of Dracula (1958)

    The winner… and still blood-sucking champion!

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  9. Brides of Dracula (1960)

    Peel no Lee— still a grand entertainment

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  10. Dracula Prince of Darkness (1966)

    Four characters in search of a Dracula.

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  11. Till Death (2021, Dir. S.K. Dale)

    Den of Thieves to Gerald's Game's Heat.

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  12. The Hand (1981 Dir. Oliver Stone)

    So Lee Harvey Oswald didn't do it?

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    1. I saw The Hand during the last two years. It caught my by surprise in a pleasant way. Michael Caine can play dark very well.

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  13. Isle of the Dead (1945)

    Generals cannot always control life and death.

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  14. Pacific Heights (1990)

    Squatter’s rights personified and cockroaches. Lotta cockroaches.

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  15. Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)

    Rhyming candelabra with macabre is *chef’s kiss*

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  16. SKINNED ALIVE (1990)

    It’s possible these jokes haven’t aged well.

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  17. Nekromantik (1987)

    The Room if Lisa was a necrophiliac

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  18. Color out of Space (2019)

    Purple haze, all in my Nic Cage

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  19. HALLUCINATIONS (1986/1987)

    We all saw that giant gnome, right?

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  20. HALLOWEEN II (1981)

    Opening theme pumpkin's cool. So there's that.

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  21. Fright Night (1985)

    Vampires were so much cooler in 1980s.

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  22. The Creeping Flesh (1973)

    Like Gremlins, don’t get the skeleton wet!

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  23. Dead Silence (2007: DVD)

    Time for reboot starring Cabbage Patch Kids

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  24. Night of the Demons (1988: Shudder)

    Documents my post prom. Location? Cuba Road.

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  25. I, Monster (1971, dir. Stephen Weeks)

    Christopher Lee and that dope fiend lean

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  26. The Last Tsuburaya (2021: Shudder Creepshow S3E3pt1)

    Art is in the die of beholder

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  27. Amityville 1992: It’s About Time (1992)

    You know Amityville ghosts. Always forcing incest.

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  28. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

    Always check the basement. Evil resides there.

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  29. HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH (1982)

    That's funny, this franchise didn't look Druish.

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  30. THE MANOR (2021):

    Roland wants a bite of Hershey's bar.

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  31. NIGHT OF THE DEMONS (1988)

    I guess she bends that way now...

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  32. MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSION (2021)

    Good Lord do I miss Jim Henson

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  33. Child's Play 3 (1991)

    Cashed early on 90s Military Academy craze.

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  34. SEANCE (2021)

    Wait, is this a You're Next prequel?

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  35. The Horror Show aka House III: The Horror Show (1989, dir. James Isaac)

    Co-written by Alan Smithee. Mark of quality.

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  36. Parents (1989)

    Randy Quaid has never been this normal.

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  37. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

    How odd. I don't remember taking LSD.

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  38. Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)

    Taraji gives 100% for everything she does.

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  39. #Like (2019)

    For once someone doesn't trust Marc Menchaca

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  40. Ghost Stories (2017)

    The writers watched "Stay" too many times.

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  41. Werewolves Within (2021)

    Finger pointing leads to a hairy situation.

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  42. Son of Dracula (1943)

    Count Alucard was played by the Namflow.

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  43. SHALLOW GRAVE (1987)

    DePalma called: he wants his opening back.

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  44. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare [AKA The Edge of Hell] (1987, dir. John Fasano)

    You'll believe a man can fight puppets.

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  45. Escape The Undertaker (2021)

    Taker’s acting career shall Rest…In…Peaceeee

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  46. The Howling IV: The Original Nightmare

    Needs more Dee Wallace or marsupial births.

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  47. House (1977)

    What’s the cat blood-vomit budget here?

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  48. Pontypool (2008):

    Kill is Kiss. Kill is Kiss. Kill…

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  49. Pumpkinhead (1988):

    Who the Crash Test Dummies sang about?

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  50. The Descent (2005):

    Just can’t convince Mom to watch it.

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  51. Hotel Transylvania (2012):

    An Adam Sandler movie can be scary!

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  52. Contracted (2013):

    Seven word review that doesn’t mention zombie.

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  53. Dawn of the Dead (2004):

    Daryl: “This movie has a great soundtrack!”

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  54. The Stepfather (1987)

    Interesting Lost flashback poignantly explains Locke's character.

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  55. Hell Fest (2018)

    The winner of the strong man is...

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  56. The Thing (2011)

    Mimicking is certainly what The Thing does.

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  57. The Final Terror (1983)

    Joey really straps on his crazy pants.

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  58. HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS (1988)

    Is Michael's hair blonde in some shots?

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  59. THE CONVENT (2000)

    "They fuckin' love virgins. God damn demons."

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  60. American Psycho (2000, dir. Mary Harron)

    Picturing Ed Gein as a maitre d'

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  61. The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)

    That's my secret, officer. I'm always angry

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  62. Horror of Dracula (1959)

    Always drink wine after a blood transfusion

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  63. HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS (1989)

    I like when Johnny Cash rescues Michael.

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  64. Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)

    Most powerful cordless drill known to man

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  65. THE MUMMY (1932)

    Manners mannered mannerisms mar mostly magnificent movie

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  66. Bad Candy (2020, dir. Scott B. Hansen & Desiree Connell)

    Making good anthologies can't be this hard.

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  67. TRAPPED ASHES (2006)

    Remember R-rated horror with violence AND sex?

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  68. The Mortuary Collection (2019), Dir: Ryan Spindell

    Mr. Krabs' career took a dark turn.

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  69. Intrusion

    Pretty bad but a fine time waster.

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  70. Mirror Mirror (1990), Dir: Marina Sargenti

    Teen popularity through dark magic? No surprise.

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  71. Trauma (1993)

    Giallo master conceives this crazy decapitation machine.

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    1. Escape Room Tournament of Champions(2021 Dir, Adam Robitel)

      Less _n_elligent _eq_el _ouldn't _eep me ent_rtaine_

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  73. Resident Evil (2002)
    Dir: Paul W.S. Anderson

    Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City, zombies…good enough.

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  74. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
    Dir: Alexander Witt

    Jill Valentine? Ok now it’s Resident Evil.

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  75. Angel (1984)
    Dir: Robert Vincent O’Neill

    Dear Evan Hansen has nothing on Angel.

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  76. Young Frankenstein (1974) Dir. Mel Brooks

    Umm it's actually Young Frankenstein's monster actually.

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  77. Haxan (1922)

    Satan knocking on windows is my jam.

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  78. Seance (2021)
    Dir: Simon Barrett

    This is why I don’t kill people.

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  79. From Hell (2001)

    So Jack The Ripper was an...asshole?

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  80. The Brain (1988)

    Jim's eyebrows interfere with Brain's mind control.

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  81. The Unholy (2021)

    Cary Elwes' Boston accent should be exorcised.

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  82. Raw (2016)

    Overslept. Running late to the Hannibal Lecture.

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  83. Deep Rising (1998)

    Famke Janssen on jet ski. Doctor’s orders.

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  84. Kill Theory (2009, dir. Chris Moore)

    American Pie producer directs SAW ripoff. Ok.

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  85. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

    Who’s competing against the vampires in blood-draining?

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  86. The Leopard Man (1943)

    Ok fine, guess the title fits…. kinda.

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  87. Gwen (William McGregor, 2018)

    Basically, 19th century was a horror show

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  88. PARENTS (1989)

    Is this the missing episode of WandaVision?

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  89. The Green Inferno (2013)

    Slightly less problematic than Cannibal Holocaust, slightly

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  90. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922)

    Orlok's only weakness is getting cock blocked

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  91. Freaky (2020)

    Somehow less creepy than current Aaron Rodgers

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  92. Bedlam 1946

    Getting committed, scary easy in Georgian London!

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  93. The Crow 1994
    (Junesploitation Horror Redux / Vigilante Horror)

    Hands down best 90s soundtrack, fight me!

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  94. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016, dir. André Øvredal)

    Brian Cox can cut me up anytime

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  95. There's Someone in Your House(2021 Dir, PAtrick Bruce)

    Mathew Lillards Screech scenes sadly cut out

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  96. Shakma (1990)

    (Gene Shalit voice) Shakma will shock ya!

    Or

    (Peter Gabriel singing voice) Shak ma monkey!

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  97. Basket Case (1982) Dir. Frank Hennenlotter

    Worst fake sleep acting of all time.

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  98. An American Werewolf in Paris (1997, Anthony Waller)

    I remember thinking, "it's fine."...It's not.

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  99. The Shining (1980)

    Scatman Crothers, a truly great horror performance.

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  100. Creepshow (1982)

    Scotch and milk, good for the stomach.

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  101. Cursed (2005)

    Great as background for playing beer pong.

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  102. Antlers
    Dir. Scott Cooper 2021
    No one with kids should watch this.

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