The Annual October Horror Movie Watching Thread!!!

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  1. Fistfuck

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    14. Return of the Living Dead:Rave to the Grave
    -Despite its rampant stupidity, I enjoyed the fourth installment a week or so ago, and I liked this one even more...despite the fact that it is probably even a dumber movie than Necropolis! The attempts at comedy just seemed to be so ridiculous that I enjoyed them, including the Tar-man ripoff zombie that stands by the side of the road with a "Rave or bust" sign looking to hitch a ride. It seemed to have less gore than part 4, but definitely amped up the nudity. Sure, it's crap...but I liked it........6/10.
    15. Children of the Corn 5
    -The returns have been diminishing with a vengeance on this series since I caught up with part 3 earlier in the month. 4 Was decent but far from spectacular, and this one is pretty much a steaming turd. Part 3's He Who Walks Behind the Rows was a great colossal stop motion rampaging beast....and here we get a horrendous green light optical effect on top of a fire inside a burning silo. That's it, folks. That's not to mention the terrible acting, wasting the talents of the biggest name actors this series ever had (David Carradine, Fred Williamson, Eva Mendes). The kids don't even seem to really fit into the traditional Corn mode. Just not a good effort here........3/10.
    16. R.O.T- Reunion of Terror
    -I was visiting a friend today who had Netflix instant streaming on their giant TV (something I definitely need to get going at my place...I don't know why I haven't done it yet), and somehow managed to choose watching this wretched cinematic dumpster scraping out of all the good stuff they have to check out on there. After an exciting opening lesbian encounter out in a tent in the woods with the expected subsequent killing (which also has the dubious choice at the end of the scene of showing the shadow of the killer which CLEARLY could only be one other character that you meet in the movie), this one races downhill faster than Superman racing the Flash to hell. The gore after the opening scene is pretty much nonexistent, the nudity is done, the suspense is pathetic, and the motivation for the killer's actions when revealed at the end is ridiculous. I guess the "filmmakers" here were trying to somehow tug at your heartstrings or thought they were going after something deep, which only succeeds if you count the fact that you feel like you have been swimming in an ocean of shit after viewing this atrocity...........0/10. Well, ok. 1/10 for the opening lesbo scene.
     
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    Holy Virgin vs the Evil Dead - This should have been a fantastically better movie, but the DVD I bought (the digitally remastered and restored DVD from Bonzai Media Corporation) is cut (mostly nudity), but the majority of the nude scenes that weren't cut had alternate clothed versions. I don't know if this would even warrant a Category IIb rating in the state it was in. Needless to say, it was a far cry from the Category III no-holds-barred sleaze fest I was expecting.

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    This is the cut/altered version.

    On the other hand, the picture quality was good.
     
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    14. Return of the Living Dead:Rave to the Grave
    -Despite its rampant stupidity, I enjoyed the fourth installment a week or so ago, and I liked this one even more...despite the fact that it is probably even a dumber movie than Necropolis! The attempts at comedy just seemed to be so ridiculous that I enjoyed them, including the Tar-man ripoff zombie that stands by the side of the road with a "Rave or bust" sign looking to hitch a ride. It seemed to have less gore than part 4, but definitely amped up the nudity. Sure, it's crap...but I liked it........6/10.
    15. Children of the Corn 5
    -The returns have been diminishing with a vengeance on this series since I caught up with part 3 earlier in the month. 4 Was decent but far from spectacular, and this one is pretty much a steaming turd. Part 3's He Who Walks Behind the Rows was a great colossal stop motion rampaging beast....and here we get a horrendous green light optical effect on top of a fire inside a burning silo. That's it, folks. That's not to mention the terrible acting, wasting the talents of the biggest name actors this series ever had (David Carradine, Fred Williamson, Eva Mendes). The kids don't even seem to really fit into the traditional Corn mode. Just not a good effort here........3/10.
    16. R.O.T- Reunion of Terror
    -I was visiting a friend today who had Netflix instant streaming on their giant TV (something I definitely need to get going at my place...I don't know why I haven't done it yet), and somehow managed to choose watching this wretched cinematic dumpster scraping out of all the good stuff they have to check out on there. After an exciting opening lesbian encounter out in a tent in the woods with the expected subsequent killing (which also has the dubious choice at the end of the scene of showing the shadow of the killer which CLEARLY could only be one other character that you meet in the movie), this one races downhill faster than Superman racing the Flash to hell. The gore after the opening scene is pretty much nonexistent, the nudity is done, the suspense is pathetic, and the motivation for the killer's actions when revealed at the end is ridiculous. I guess the "filmmakers" here were trying to somehow tug at your heartstrings or thought they were going after something deep, which only succeeds if you count the fact that you feel like you have been swimming in an ocean of shit after viewing this atrocity...........0/10. Well, ok. 1/10 for the opening lesbo scene.
     
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    The Nesting (Armand Weston, 1981)

    I was surprised by this. It wasn't what I was expecting, and considering it was made by a porno director, it was really restrained and classy. I was expecting something a lot more by-the-numbers. You know - grisly deaths, a minimum of plotting, and one-dimensional characters. That wasn't at all what the movie was like. It was drawn out and moody, with interesting characters and a great use of slow motion. John Carradine was great, as usual, and I found the score to be particularly notable, with a really great use of stings. A really pleasant surprise.
     
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    What a strange little film. I have to watch it again I think to really figure out if I liked it or not.

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    I dig this movie, I'm not sure what it is but Silent Scream does it for me. A lot of it has to do I think with Ms. Steele and the Gothic feel of the film.

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    Most of Bloody Movie I really enjoyed. But the ending, after two of the characters escape the mansion felt out of place and unnecessary.
     
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    Superstition (1982)
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    Graduation Day (1981)
     
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    10/15 #20

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    Dagon (2001)

    Boat trip ends in a struggle for survival as a young couple discovers horrible secrets in a small Spanish coastal town.
    Fantastic Euro-Horror with great creepy and gory f/x. 4/5
     
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    Dawn of the Dead (2004) - One of the better remakes in my opinion. Some silly cheesy moments, but the gore and action is enough to keep any horror fan entertained.
    They (2002) - Started out with somewhat potential, but then it was hard to keep my interest focused. Very bland and predictable. I found the characters annoying too.
    Starship Troopers (1997) - It was nice to revisit this, however I was reminded why I hadn't watched it in so long. The actions scenes are fun, but everything else is awful.
    Gozu (2003) - Can you say over-hyped? Talk about boring. Sure, there was some very oddly appealing scenes here and there, but this flick should have been an hour long.
    Halloween II (1981) - Got my Blu in the mail today and couldn't wait to pop it in. Great picture quality, sound was excellent, and what a great sequel too. A classic for sure.
    Terror in the Aisles (1984) - Was so psyched to hear this was an extra on the Halloween II Blu. Awesome surprise! A very fun film with out boy Donald Pleasance narrating.
    Flesheater (1988) - Low-budget, but cheesy gory goodness. Some terrible acting, but hey, what can you do. It's really not much of a distraction. Good times.
     
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    The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) :troll::troll::troll::troll::joshua:
    Brilliant in its understated comedy, Polanski gives a pitch perfect performance in addition to a well crafted production. More like Bava's Black Sabbath than any Hammer film there's a purity to the point of reverence for the genre. It's a bit slow to start though and if they cut it back to 90 minutes (about as long as any comedy should be) it probably would have been a much stronger film. When's the tantalizingly blood red headed Sharon Tate coming to Blu-ray damn it?

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    Night of the Living Dead (1990) [Workprint] :troll::troll::joshua::joshua::joshua:
    No denying the first was a great film but it does have in faults. This doesn't really fix any of them while at the same time making all sorts of new problems. The opening is a disaster; speeding things along to the house while not taking care to build the tension. Once in the house it slows to a crawl. Now everything is lumped to just before the end instead of spreading beats around. It also hangs around for too long in the aftermath. The end fizzles instead of pops. That's not even getting to the acting. You'd think more budget could get better acting but it went the other way instead. The SFX's are good but weren't that bad in the original so it's really not worth the upgrade.
     
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    Nice line up. Did you watch those in one sitting?
     
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    Oct 1: Halloween (1978)
    Oct 1: Halloween II (1981)
    Oct 1: Terror in the Aisles (1984)
    Oct 2: Masque of the Red Death (1964)
    Oct 2: The Haunted Palace (1963)
    Oct 2: The Oblong Box (1969)
    Oct 3: Kolchak: The Night Stalker "The Energy Eater" (1974)
    Oct 3: Kolchak: The Night Stalker "Horror in the Heights" (1974)
    Oct 3: Kolchak: The Night Stalker "The Spanish Moss Murders" (1974)
    Oct 4: Lady Frankenstein (1971)
    Oct 4: The Velvet Vampire (1971)
    Oct 5: The Invisible Man (1933)
    Oct 5: Frankenstein (1931)
    Oct 6: The Wolf Man (1941)
    Oct 6: Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
    Oct 7: Horror of Dracula (1958)
    Oct 7: The Mummy (1959)
    Oct 8: The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
    Oct 8: Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
    Oct 9: Rituals (1977)
    Oct 9: Just Before Dawn (1981)
    Oct 9: Grotesque (1988)
    Oct 10: Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    Oct 10: The Devil Within Her (1975)
    Oct 12: Sugar Hill (1974)
    Oct 13: Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
    Oct 13: Night of the Werewolf (1980)
    Oct 14: Day of the Dead (1985)
    Oct 15: Torture Garden (1967)
    Oct 15: Vault of Horror (1973)
     
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    To tell you the truth, I blind bought this DVD years ago only because I saw that Tanya Dempsey was in it. However I was surprised that the film was actually quite good. It's been part of my annual Halloween viewing every year since. I was gonna say that Death Bed is unfortunately the only film I've seen from Danny Draven, but when you mentioned Hell Asylum it quickly sounded familar to me. So I checked my DVD shelf and sure enough, the Hell Asylum DVD is just sitting there still unopened. I didn't even know I had that movie :lol:! I'll have to give that DVD a spin sometime next week.
     
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    10.15.11

    The Crawling Eye hosted by The Misfits DVR
    Mad Ron's Prevues From Hell DVD
    Night Of The Blood Beast DVD
     
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    Diary of the Dead (1976) Rating: 4/5
     
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    Nah, it was over the course of three days. I wish I had the stamina to sit through 7 movies in one day :)

    Halloween II, Terror in the Aisles and Flesheater were all last night though - choice!
     
  17. maskull

    maskull I finally got an avatar!!! Yay!!

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    That bad huh? Too bad, I've been meaning to watch that one for a while now after seeing his other film Nails (2003). Have you checked Nails out yet?
     
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    [GLOW="Orange"]Damage's Halloween Horrors 2011[/GLOW]
    Sunday, October 16th, 2011:
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    Bloody Moon (1981)
    Interesting little giallo from Jesús Franco centering around a school of languages at a resort in Spain. We're led to believe that Miguel, a man with a disfigured face and violent past history, may be responsible for the murders of several pretty, horny young women at the school. But this is a giallo, right? Right. Anyway, I really enjoyed it. Some creative kills and lots of blood, the highlight involving a circular saw beheading.

    The count so far...
    01. Scalps (1983)
    02. They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
    03. Galaxy of Terror (1981)
    04. The Last House on the Left (1972)
    05. Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)
    06. The Child (1977)
    07. The Green Slime (1968)
    08. Zombieland (2009)
    09. Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
    10. Bloody Moon (1981)
     
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    october 12th 13th and 14th

    viewing cut back due to heavy work schedule, hope to remedy this later in the week.

    12. The Dead (2011)
    13. Theatre Of Blood(1973)
    14. Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein.(1948)
     
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    I'm new to the forum, but I'm going to just jump straight in! I've been stocking up on DVDs at bargain prices (thank you supermarkets, and of course, Poundland!)
    Last week on Satuday I kicked off with:
    1. The Unborn. I will be kicking it into the nearest bin.
    This weekend, I faired a little better with:
    2. Ghostwatch (I realise this is not a film, but it was on DVD, so I'm counting it :D ) which, even though it is 19 years old and somewhat dated in some respects, still lead to a very uneasy night...I had a LOT of lights on! (I should add, it takes quite a lot to truely leave me with an uneasy feeling and a bad nights sleep!) For a little light relief, I watched:
    3. Return To Horror High. I actually really enjoyed it, well worth the £1 it cost me.
    Today, I watched:
    4.The Last Exorcism. Quite a clever little film, overall, though the ending was slightly rushed, I felt.
    5. Doomed. The thing is, when you buy films for £1, you're taking a bit of a chance. some, like Hellraiser, are classics. Some, like Return to Horror High, are quite good fun for a low price. Some, like Doomed, look like they were made for the grand total of £1. That's me pretty much out of time for DVDs until next weekend...boo!
    This is a great idea for a thread, by the way.
     

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