Tuesday, October 19, 2021

2021 Scary Movie Challenge Day 19

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  1. 'SHINING TRIFECTA'

    Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING (1980, 4K UHD Blu-ray). Also streaming on HBO Max. First time seeing the movie in 4K.

    'What's that, Grady? NIGEL Cooke is coming?'

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  2. Rodney Ascher's ROOM 237 (2012, IFC Documentary) for the first time.

    Faceless feeble-minded freaks fabricate fantastic fairy tales.

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  3. Mike Flanagan's DOCTOR SLEEP: 3 HR. DIRECTOR'S CUT (2019, Blu-ray) for the first time.

    "Shiny" bread holding meaty Rebecca Ferguson performance.

    OR

    Now with more Iowa kid mutilation... BARF!

    OR

    Grown-up Abra Stone HBOMax TV series, stat.

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  4. Peter Cushing and David Prowse in Terence Fisher's FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL (1974, HULU) for the first time.

    Moff Tarkin, Darth Vader come to a-head.

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  5. Species (1995)

    Hulu get last pick on horror franchises?

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  6. Slumber Party Massacre (2021, Dir. Danishka Esterhazy)

    Subverted themselves right out of a movie.

    Or

    Made in South Africa. I'm so sorry.

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  7. TALES OF TERROR (1962)

    Vincent Price times three; I am happy.

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  8. It Chapter Two, Andrés Muschietti, 2019

    Pennywise dishes it, but can't take it.

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  9. House Of Wax (2005)

    Get the poor girl some chapstick, stat.

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  10. Friday the 13th Part 1 (1980)

    Bookends Bacon between Betsy becomes bloated big-screen.

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  11. Dust Devil (1992, dir. Richard Stanley) (The Final Cut)

    Chelsea Field's Beta, Dust Devil is VHS.

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  12. Silent Hill (2006)

    Damn, she was peeled like a banana…
    Or
    So adoption is definitely of the table?

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  13. SICK-O-PATHICS (1995)

    Makes Street Trash look like The Shining.

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  14. Shocker (1989 Dir. Wes Craven)

    Top critics agree - like rolling in garbage

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  15. Leprechaun 2 (1994)

    Sneezing more important to plot than expected.

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  16. The Descent (2005)

    "That's why you always leave a note."

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  17. QUEEN OF SPADES: THE DARK RITE (2021)

    Aww, the possessed just want birthday cake.

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  18. Near Dark (1987)

    Blood transfusion, cure for the common vampire.

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  19. Censor (2021)

    Censor’s senses suspect scarpered sister still survives.

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  20. Hellraiser (1987)

    "Frank has no skin in the game"

    Jennifer's Body (2009)

    "Another garden-variety high schooler succubus horror movie."

    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

    "Not your father's America's Funniest Home Videos"

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  21. BRIDE OF CHUCKY (1998):

    Girl prefers toy to boy. Been there.

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  22. Vicious Fun (2020)

    Live action Wreck-it Ralph villain support group.

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  23. Intrusion (2021)

    Predictable, bland, retread, good looking house though

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  24. Freaky (2020)

    Nice to see Vaughn having fun again

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  25. Doctor Sleep (2019)

    Rebecca Ferguson can take my steam anytime

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  26. Doctor Sleep (2019)

    Murderous cat preys on sick and elderly

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  27. Slumber Party Massacre (2021; SyFy Channel)


    Didn't know SNL aired on SyFy now

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  28. THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE PART 2 (1986)

    Please, more Oingo Boingo-scored kill scenes

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  29. The Blob (1958)

    PSA: Don't poke things with sticks, kids!

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  30. Blade (1998) dir Stephen Norrington

    Supernatural owes everything to Willie Mays Hayes.

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  31. Shocker (1989)

    So are Jonathan's dream entering powers unrelated?

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  32. Seven (1995)
    Gwyneth Paltrows sin was having a head

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  33. The Witch (2015)

    Black Phillip, the Greatest Of All Time.

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  34. SEED OF CHUCKY (2004):

    All movies should be Jennifer Tilly movies.

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  35. Fear Street: Part Two - 1978 (2021)

    Tylenol won't help with that splitting headache

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  36. 10 Minutes to Midnight(2021, dir: Erik Bloomquist)

    Faux Lynch take on retirement and rabies

    or

    No really. Try guessing what happens next

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  37. The House by the Cemetery (1981)

    Missed title opportunity: Dr. Freudstein's Haunted Cellar

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  38. Event Horizon (1997)

    Wow, more like Event Hor... Eyes off.

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  39. Raw (2016)

    How did I meet your mother? Um….

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  40. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

    I wasn’t expecting a Deus Ex Illuminati.

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  41. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

    I would feel safe in Saxon's arms.

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    1. I know we're not supposed to comment, but yes! 1000 times yes!

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  42. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

    Spoiler Alert: Jesse's dad is the psychopath.

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  43. VHS 94

    Why do Jeffs always die in movies?

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  44. Body Bags (1993, dir. John Carpenter & Tobe Hooper)

    Carpenter missed his calling as horror host.

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  45. House of Dark Shadows 1970

    Stake and cheese sandwich, extra ham please.

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  46. Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)

    Still slumbering, still partying and still massacring.

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  47. Body Parts (1991)
    Confirms my childhood suspicion of Fahey's arm

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  48. The Brood (1979)
    Reed and Cronenberg must've had interesting conversations

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  49. Malignant (2021) rewatch
    Madison and Gabriel would be interesting foursome

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  50. Raw (2016)

    Experimenting with cannibalism part of college experience.

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  51. Catacombs (1998)

    No cats? No Jeffrey Combs? No stars.

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  52. The Girl on the Third Floor (2019)

    Guy gets Punked while renovating his house.

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  53. The Collector (2009)

    I think I'll just stick to Blu-ray's.

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  54. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

    I wouldn't have made it 2 days

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  55. H.P. LOVECRAFT’S THE DEEP ONES (2020)

    What’s worse than Elder Gods? Nosy neighbors.

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  56. Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)


    We all know, smoking gets you killed.

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  57. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

    Chaney as Bela as monster is something.

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  58. The Intruder (1989)

    Ted and Sam aren’t the same person?

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  59. The Wicker Man (2006, dir. Neil LaBute)

    Would rather watch this than the original

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  60. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007) Dir. John Erick Dowdle

    Not endorsed by the Poughkeepsie Tourism Board.

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  61. Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)

    Lesson learned: Don't bother calling the police.

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  62. Day of the Animals 1976
    (From yesterday, oops)

    Mountaintop hiking with depleted ozone, no sunglasses?!?!

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  63. At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul 1964

    Having a good time but feel asleep :(

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  64. The Twins Effect 2003
    (Revenge of Junesploitation Horror Redux: Jackie Chan)

    Fun actiony vampire movie with Jackie cameo

    OR

    Knockout, drag out fight over a teddybear?!?!

    OR

    Did Jackie just dispatch vampires with Antidepressants?!?!

    OR

    Use vampire blood extract, become Doctor Mid-bite!

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  65. JUG FACE (2013)

    Like THE VILLAGE but no crummy twist.

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  66. The Amityville Horror (1979)

    "Fixer-upper" is a bit of an understatement.

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  67. Fun Size (2012)

    Not Kevin….. not Steven…. it’s something else….

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  68. CURSE OF CHUCKY (2013):

    Well, this series is never complacent, huh?

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  69. House of Wax (2005)

    looking at available IPs: Tourist Trap's not here

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  70. Halloween (2007, dir. Rob Zombie)

    Will take this over KILLS any day.

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  71. Anacondas: Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004, dir. Dwight H. Little)

    Dwight H. Little, you -- [eaten by snake]

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  72. Death Spa (1989)

    I’m expected to tell these actors apart??

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  73. ZIPPERFACE (1992)

    A Pulp Fiction character gets epic origin.

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  74. Psycho (1960)

    My daughter vows never to shower again.

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  75. Halloween Kills (2021)

    Maybe it’s time to hang it up?

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  76. The Witch (2015)

    Those twins are both creepy and hilarious

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  77. PUMPKINHEAD (1988)

    Old witch’s best talent-saying “Ed Harley”

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  78. The Quatermass Experiment (1955)

    As good as The Quaker Mass Experience.

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  79. Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (2021)

    A shitty place for a witch's lair

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  80. The Thing (2011)

    Maybe a thing, but not The Thing

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  81. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

    Anne Heche's character definitely becomes Annie Wilkes.

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  82. The Happening(2008, Dir: M. Night Shyamalan)
    W/ FthisMovie commentary

    Unbelievable wind made it thru Philly unscathed

    or

    Dont read this unless you mean it

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  83. Cottage Country (Peter Wellington, 2013)

    Maybe axe to throat caused McMurry's mumbles?

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  84. The Night House (David Bruckner, 2020)

    Should've watched it in The Day House

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  85. From a Whisper to a Scream 1987

    Terry Kiser's Weekend at Bernie: Opposite Day.

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  86. Evil Dead 2 (1987)

    Ya gotta hand it to these guys

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  87. Two Evil Eyes (1990)

    Keitel convincing even while dawning French beret.

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  88. Eyes Without a Face (1960)

    Sings, “If I Only Had a Faceeeeee.”

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  89. Deadly Blessing (1981)

    Less terrifying than Hutterite "horror" Holy Matrimony

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  90. Halloween Kills
    Dir. David Gordon Green 2021
    Haddonfield-ites: EVIL DIES TONIGHT! Narrator: Evil didn’t.

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  91. Curse of Frankenstein(1957, Dir Terrance Fischer)

    Pauls brain handling skills/morals ruin everything

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