Tuesday, October 26, 2021

2021 Scary Movie Challenge Day 26

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  1. 'DEAD (HIGH-DEF PHYSICAL MEDIA) FORMAT STILL (BARELY) WALKING!' QUINTET!

    John Heard in Paul Shrader's CAT PEOPLE (1982, HD-DVD). Also streaming on Peacock.

    No wonder Kevin's father was so distracted.

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    2. Tim Burton and Mike Johnson's CORPSE BRIDE (2005, HD-DVD). Also streaming on HBO Max.

      Johnny Depp's phoned-in performance doesn't steal show.

      OR

      Christopher Lee's phoned-in performance steals show? Duh!

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  3. Glen Morgan's BLACK CHRISTMAS (2006, HD-DVD). Also streaming on Pluto, IMDB TV, VUDU.

    Billy's "Simpsons"-inspired origin story nobody asked for.

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  4. Zach Snyder's DAWN OF THE DEAD: UNRATED DIRECTOR'S CUT (2004, HD-DVD). Theatrical cut streaming on AMC+, Philo, Spectrum.

    Endless abandoned malls available for inevitable do-over.

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    Pre-credits sequence, best zombie mini-movie ever made?

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  5. Bong Joon Ho's THE HOST (2006, HD-DVD). Also streaming on Amazon Prime, Hulu, TUBI, Pluto, PLEX, etc.

    Korean Katniss Everdeen shows creature who's boss.

    OR

    Building blocks for "Parasite" already in place.

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  6. Candyman (1992)

    NOT THE BEES, NOT THE TOILET BEEEEEEESSSSSS!!!

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  7. Friday the 13th (2009)

    No telekinesis, heart eating, or vengeful paramedics?

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  8. The Fog (1980)

    No 'stach Tom Atkins is just weird

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  9. Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

    Do you think Chucky would fancy Annabelle?

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  10. May (2002, Dir. Lucky McKee)

    Frankenstein is good, but May is Bettis.

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  11. Scanners (1981 - David Cronenberg)

    Let's play game of stare'n'shake - mental piñata.

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  12. The Mad Magician, dir John Brahm, 1954

    Magician always reveals secrets when killing you.

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  13. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

    I get it, I hate Valentine's, too.

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  14. The Pit and the Pendulum, dir Roger Corman, 1961

    The Pendulum swings sharply with pure Steele

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  15. FEAR STREET PART ONE: 1994 (2021)

    Well, actually, he's called R.L. Stine's monster.

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  16. FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III (1982) watched with 3D glasses

    Movie needed way more corn popping shots

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  17. The Witch (2015)
    Dir: Robert Eggers

    Chris Evans has nothing on Ralph Ineson.

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  18. The Return of Godzilla (Gojira) (1984, dir. Koji Hashimoto)

    Of course the superweapon's called Super X.

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  19. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
    Dir: Jack Clayton

    Hold on. Jason Robards. Regret. Magnolia prequel?

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  20. FEAR STREET PART TWO: 1978 (2021)

    Fun fact: CPR heals multiple stab wounds.

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  21. ANGST (1983)

    Another good horror movie dog this month!

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  22. Orphan (2009)

    Like drinking champagne out of a urinal.

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  23. House of Wax (2005)

    Gotta admit, the house has good bones.

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  24. It (2017)

    These kids bullied a clown to death

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  25. Friday the 13th (2009)

    If camo cargo shorts were a movie.

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  26. Zombieland: Double Tap (2019, dir. Ruben Fleischer)

    Continues proud tradition of comedy sequels sucking.

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  27. Contracted (2013)

    I'd recommend but that would violate HIPAA.

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  28. FEAR STREET PART THREE: 1666 (2021)

    Police cars, ambulances, surprisingly easy to steal.

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  29. Halloween (2007)

    Boy, the Babysitter's Club sure got DARK.

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  31. Sinister (2012)

    Realtor advice: remove the murder tree branch.

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  32. Son of Frankenstein (1939)

    Son cannot outrun his father's long shadow.

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  33. BRIDE OF BOOGEDY (1987)

    Vincent Schiavelli improves every movie he's in.

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  34. The Cave (2005):

    Could the budget only afford 90's sunglasses?

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  35. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987):

    Hypnosis conductor probably shouldn't be hypnotized too.

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  36. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988):

    That Christian Slater impersonator really loves karate.

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  37. Village of the Damned (1960, dir. Wolf Rilla)

    Kids have glowing eyes, stiff upper lips.

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  38. Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000):

    I so totally buy into this world.

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  39. Evil Town (1977, dir. Curtis Hanson, Larry Spiegel, Peter S. Traynor)

    Why I only go to Nice Town.

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  40. Alone in the Dark (1982, dir. Jack Sholder)

    Crazy Palance finds girl into gun play.

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  41. The Collector(2009, Dir:MArcus Dunstan)
    Equally offends both Cat and Dog people
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    So mean spirited surprised it wasn't French

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  42. The Dark and the Wicked (2020)

    The devil made them all do it.

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  43. Alone in the Dark (1982)

    Palance is a punk
    Pleasance issa runt

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  44. The Candyman (2021)

    Is this an unofficial sequel to Mirrors?

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  46. The Abominable Dr. Phones (1971, dir.
    Robert Fuest)

    Price's "The Murders in the Ru(b)e Goldbmorgue"

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  47. Necromancer 1988 (Junesploitation Horror Redux, 80s Horror)

    Ra's al Ghul as a sexual position?

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  48. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 1988

    Man, Rachel's boyfriend is confused, dazed even!

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  49. HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017)

    You got the most murderous little babyface.

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  50. Saint Maud

    It will always be Maude to me.

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  51. The Collection(2012 Dir: Marcus Dunstan)
    Traps less clever but better than first
    or
    Trade you 2 Ravers for 1 mercenary

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  52. Re-Animator (1985)

    Think I might start dramatically breaking pencils.

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  53. From Beyond (1986)

    Resonator summons cosmic horrors and bisexual lighting.

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  54. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

    Heard the chicken is to die for!

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  55. Aftermath (2021)

    Strange most people like double walled construction

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  56. Jeepers Creepers (2001)

    I want that horn for my car.

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  57. Children of the Corn (1984)

    Maybe he who walks behind the corn?

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  58. HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U (2019)

    How many multiverses can a multiverse verse?

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  59. Count Dracula (1979, dir. Jesus Franco)

    Count Pornstache and His Low Energy Players!

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  61. Hatchet III (2013)

    Wanted more Danielle Harris and Derek Mears

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  62. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

    Larry Talbot's impatience makes me so anxious.

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  63. THE LOST BOYS (1987)

    Came for vampires, stayed for Dianne Wiest.

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  64. Thir13en Ghosts (2001) Dir. Steven Beck

    M4tth3w Li114rd'5 "gh0st f4ce" cur3d my c4t4r4ct5.

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  65. The Wolfman (2010)

    What light through yonder window breaks? MOON!

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  66. Till Death (2021) Dir. S.K. Dale

    10 Best Lifehacks for Old Wedding Dress.

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  67. Ghostbusters (1984)

    Need fewer Ghostbusters Gatekeepers, more Ghostbusters Keymasters.

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  68. HOUSE OF WAX (2005):

    We need more schlock auteurs like Collet-Serra.

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  69. Society (1989)

    If fist doesn't fit, you must acquit.

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  70. Frankenstein’s Daughter (1958)

    Part 50’s horror and part Beach Party!

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  71. Psycho (1998) Dir. Gus Van Sant

    Wade, it's Arbogast. Aw jeez...it's Marion.

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  72. The Special (2020)

    Insert "Dick in a Box" joke here

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  73. THE WITCH (2016)

    "Dost thou want triple chocolate chip cheesecake?"

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  74. Phobia 1980

    Hutch in Salem's Lot, both showed promise.

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  75. Halloween Kills 2021

    No one mentioned zesty popcorn, I checked!

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  76. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

    So that's how Logan got his scars.

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  77. The Perfection (2018)

    This movie makes my tummy feel funny.

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  78. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

    My God Julie Adams, what a woman.

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  79. The Funhouse (1981)

    Lil Frankenstein learns its per-nut not per-night.

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  80. Candyman (1992)

    Between Candyman and Bulls, '92 Chicago's year.

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  81. Friday the 13th (Sean S. Cunningham, 1980)

    The Bacon kill is an all timer

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  82. Body Snatchers(1993, Dir Abel Ferrara)

    Underseen take on classic is must see
    or
    Ferrara killed it in the early nineties.

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  83. The Lost Boys (1987) dir. Joel Schumacher

    Secretly wants to be Grease 2 remake.

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  85. Creep (2014)

    There's a little peachfuzz inside us all.

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  86. Old
    Dir. M. Knight Shyamalan 2021
    Don’t trust someone promising a secret beach

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