2018 SKMB October Horror Movie Marathon!

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fljoe0

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27. The Monster Squad (1987)

A family friendly flick about a group of kids battling a group of famous monsters. 6/10

28. Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) Peter Cushing

Not the best entry in the Hammer series but it’s not bad. This movie might be one of the earliest instances in cinema of a man trapped inside a woman’s body (literally). :) 6/10

29. The Devil Rides Out aka The Devil’s Bride (1967) Christopher Lee

This is a Hammer film with a screenplay by Richard Matheson. Christopher Lee tries to stop a Santanic group from taking his friend. An excellent flick and a superb performance by Christopher Lee. 9/10
 

skimom2

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I can't miss this altogether! Here's my list so far, and I'll be scanning yours for ideas :)

SKMB Scurry Movies 2018
In no particular order, since I’m just trying to remember what I’ve watched so far:
  • Vault of Horror-These first three are October staples for me
  • Tales From the Crypt
  • The Innocents
  • Child’s Play (1985?) (FTV) I started watching this one and realized that I’ve never seen it! No movie where I get to look at Chris Sarandon can be too bad (lol), but this one was just silly.
  • Sleepaway Camp (1983)(FTV) Ghastly, but funny nonetheless
  • The Haunting (1963)-Always love this one
  • The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix) (FTV) Good acting, great story…until the last episode. Not crazy about that. Should this count for more than one? Not sure.
  • Marrowbone (FTV) Really nicely done! Sad, but that’s Spanish horror for you
  • Hell House LLC (FTV) Hipster horror (lots of yelling F**k at each other), but it still had something. Truly creepy in parts. I keep thinking about that clown…
  • Blair Witch (FTV) It was okay. I’m very over ‘found footage’ movies, because in so few of them does constantly filming make sense. There were some nifty scenes, but for each of those there was a scene that went on too long
  • Halloween (1978)
  • Burnt Offerings-(FTV)Pretty much a “WTH did I just watch” movie. Some good scenes, but ultimately meh
  • Bride of Frankenstein-Always good!
  • The Old Dark House-Less well-known Whale movie. It has a lot of humor in it!
  • The Fly-Cronenberg version. Still love it. Made my son sick to his stomach (lol)
  • The Last House on the Left-(FTV) Daughter’s choice. Eh. It was okay. Torture and revenge.
  • Castle Rock-I gave up after 8 episodes (Don’t hate me) where nothing happened. It was boring.
  • IT (2017)-I have watched this so many times! BH wanted to see it, so I watched again and found out that he’s never seen the TV movie! He must be the only adult in America who hasn’t—lol
  • The Amityville Horror (1979?)-haven’t watched this one in years, either. It holds up surprisingly well!
  • A Cure For Wellness (FTV)-It might have been okay if the writer/director/whoever had decided what movie they were making and stuck with one idea. My animal loving friends, beware: there’s a scene with a deer that broke my heart (and made me wonder how the hell they did it without actually hurting the animal)
  • Addams Family (FTV) Can I count this one? I’m gonna.
  • The Conjuring-
  • Trilogy of Terror (FTV) Karen Black is interesting in 3 different roles.
  • The House that Dripped Blood
  • I know I’ve forgotten at least a couple, but this is a fair representation. Pretty sure I’m not going to meet last year’s high (32 or 33? Can’t remember), but this is darn good, considering. I’ll add if I get a chance to watch more, or if I remember what I forgot.
updating to add: Dracula (1931) A classic that I usually watch on Halloween, but I broke with tradition and watched it today.
I also forgot to add the first 3 eps of The Walking Dead. ("I just can't quit you, Rick"). As soon as he's gone, I am, too, but I have enjoyed what they've come up with so far this season, for the most part. The zombies are looking pretty rasty!

That's 26, if you count the TV shows as one each. If I break them up into 2 hour blocks, I'm at 29, I think. I may make my 31 after all!
 

do1you9love?

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16) Alien (1979) – In Space, no one can hear you scream! First viewing for my daughter. 4.5/5

17) AHS: Apocalype (2018) FTV – Ep 5 & 6 – I am really enjoying this season. It’s dark though! If you were a fan of Season 1 and you aren’t watching, you might want to check out Ep 6: “Return to Murder House”. – 4/5

18) Friday the 13th (1980) – First of its name! I was really into this series growing up. “He’s still there”. – 3/5
 

do1you9love?

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19) The Nanny (2018) FTV – A young girls suspects her new nanny isn’t of this world. This was actually better than I expected because the reviews weren’t great. I did think the mom was an idiot for leaving her kids alone with a random person, but I’ve come to expect that in these types of movies. - 2.75/5

20) The Sixth Sense (1999) – first time for my daughter to see. Unfortunately, a random cartoon had spoiled the twist, but she was really taken with how well the twist was hidden, and commented on how successfully it was done. Still a favorite of mine. First saw it in an early screening in the theater. – 4.5/5
 

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21) Halloween Wars: Season 8 Ep 1-5 - (2018) I’m counting this, because it’s become an annual tradition for my daughter and I – there are 6 teams competing for $50,000 for making the best spooky displays. Each team consists of a pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist and must incorporate each of these elements. The guest judges make this even better. This year we got John Kassir - the voice of the Crypt Keeper and the kid who plays Dustin in Stranger Things! - 3/5

22) The Man in Black (1950) FTV – A young woman’s stepmother attempts to drive her mad after her father’s death to get her inheritance, but who is really fooling who? This one aged pretty well. – 3/5

Not sure how many I might be able to squeeze in between trick or treaters tonight, but I will post them tomorrow. It's been a busy month, so I'm happy to have gotten this many watched, plus having my kiddo along for more of the grown up ones has been a treat! Happy Halloween, y'all!!!
 

Wayoftheredpanda

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I saw some nature documentary at school today, it included animals being eaten by other animals. I’d say being eaten would be a pretty scary way to die, so it goes on my list.

My list:
Maximum Overdrive (1987)
Halloween (1978)
Nightmare before Christmas (1993)
Random National Geographic Documentary (late 90s early 2000s I would guess from the video quality)
 

Neesy

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May 24, 2012
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1. American Werewolf in London

Still good to see again (I had it saved in my PVR thingy)

2. Lake Placid with Bill Pullman and Bridget Fonda - about a giant crocodile

3. Repulsion (1965) with Catherine Deneuve - more like a psychological drama but has some horror moments in it.

4. Joy Ride - a trucker terrorizes three young people after being the victim of a practical joke.

5. The Hills Have Eyes - A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. (Not the original from 1977).

6. Crazies on AMC (part of the Fear Fest) - remake of the 1973 film by George A. Romero

7. The Exorcist (the original one) - I remember seeing this at the theatre in a small town we lived in when I was still in high school. Read the book first so didn't jump a lot when the frightening scenes occurred.

8. Apt Pupil, based on the book by Stephen King (another one in my PVR) - my son's friend was shocked at the scene with the cat.

9. The Brave One with Jodie Foster - while not technically a horror film it has quite a bit of violence - this is a pretty good movie.

10. Natural Born Killers with Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis - wow - that was a very strange movie (not what I was expecting).

11. The Psycho She Met Online - this was like the Harlequin Romance version of a scary movie with perfect looking people etc. It was also filmed in Canada (probably for the tax breaks).

12. Good Neighbors - this one I liked - set in Quebec in the Notre Dame de Grace region about a murderer of young women. Sort of a whodunnit but with a good cast and good plot. Very quirky yet it kept you on your toes, wondering how it would end.

13. Secret Window - Johnny Depp was eating an awful lot of Doritos plus I was surprised at how young Mario Bello looked. Pretty good film - a bit of gore near the end but mostly psychological.

14. White Zombie from 1932 with Bela Lugosi (on Turner Classic Movie channel).

15. The Mark of the Vampire with Bela Lugosi (again) - this was pretty good with a surprise ending. (1935)

16. Eli Roth's History of Horror (parts 1 & 2) - not technically a full length movie but a good documentary with cameos by Stephen King and son Joe Hill.

17. Viral - pretty gory with lots of blood - ewww - a story of some teenagers who are stranded in a house after a viral outbreak of a disease that makes people into semi-zombies (sort of).

18. A Christmas Horror Story with William Shatner - I enjoyed this one - so much over-the-top blood letting - I was mostly laughing rather than cringing throughout.

19. Dark Shadows with Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter - this was a fun movie with a few good laughs as well as a performance by Alice Cooper.

20. Darkman with Liam Neeson and a young Frances McDormand


It was weird to see her in this movie wearing semi"sexy" clothing, with makeup etc. The movie was made in 1990

21. The Conjuring - this one actually scared me! I watched it last night before bed and I got chills and goosebumps on my flesh during certain scenes.



22. Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy - not much to say about this one - it was in black and white



Made in 1955

23. Christine - this is on right now - I like John Carpenter's version of this story



24. Zombieland - watched this one again earlier in the month but forgot to include it until now (honest!).

I think 24 is as far as I will get for this year.

There is a pumpkin that needs to be scooped out and carved and that won't get done if I watch another movie.
 

fushingfeef

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30. Upgrade (FTV)

Set in a near future, a recently paralyzed man has a chip implanted in his spine to re-enable movement, and he begins searching for the men who killed his wife and maimed him, but the chip begins taking over his body in unexpected ways. Directed by Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) this one starts as a sci-fi revenge thriller but eventually morphs into full-blown Cronenbergian body horror. This is like Robocop except with a software upgrade instead of a hardware upgrade. Or imagine if Siri were implanted into your body and you gave it control when needed. The fight sequences are highly entertaining and the blood flows, so both action fans and gorehounds will enjoy, as well as people who like seeing sci-fi combined with horror.

4 out of 5 stars.

Bob's October 2018 Horror Movie List
*FTV denotes first-time viewings
1. mother! 4/5 (FTV)
2. Marrowbone 4/5 (FTV)
3. Flora 2/5 (FTV)
4. Blood Fest 4/5 (FTV)
5. Chamber of Horrors 3/5 (FTV)
6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) 5/5
7. Poltergeist (1982) 5/5
8. Hatchet 3/5 (FTV)
9. The Devil and Father Amorth 3/5 (FTV)
10. Terrifier 3/5 (FTV)
11. Murder Party 3/5 (FTV)
12. Dig Two Graves 4/5 (FTV)
13. I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House 2/5 (FTV)
14. Images 3/5 (FTV)
15. Invisible Ghost 2/5(FTV)
16. The Lure 4/5 (FTV)
17. The Killing of a Sacred Deer 3/5 (FTV)
18. The Nightmare 3/5 (FTV)
19. A*P*E (3D) 3/5(FTV)
20. Dracula (1931) 5/5
21. The Sixth Sense 4/5
22. Constantine: City of Demons 3/5 (FTV)
23. Ghost Stories 2/5 (FTV)
24. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders 4/5
25. Halloween (2018) 3/5 (FTV)
26. Phantasm 5/5
27. Suspiria (1977) 5/5
28. Spooks Run Wild 2/5 (FTV)
29. Mortuary (2005) 3/4 (FTV)
30. Upgrade 4/5 (FTV)




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osnafrank

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16) Alien (1979) – In Space, no one can hear you scream! First viewing for my daughter. 4.5/5

17) AHS: Apocalype (2018) FTV – Ep 5 & 6 – I am really enjoying this season. It’s dark though! If you were a fan of Season 1 and you aren’t watching, you might want to check out Ep 6: “Return to Murder House”. – 4/5

18) Friday the 13th (1980) – First of its name! I was really into this series growing up. “He’s still there”. – 3/5
I hope she liked it, it is such a great Movie
 

Wayoftheredpanda

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I got 5 movies dudes

Maximum Overdrive (1987) 2/5 stars
Halloween (1977) 5/5 stars
Nightmare before Christmas (1993) 4.5/5 stars
Nature documentary thing (N/A) 3/5 stars
Jaws (1975) 4.5/5 stars

I’m a Bangor Buddy!
Sorry there’s some inaccurate info there, I accidentally typed a 7 instead of an 8 for Halloween’s release year
 

skimom2

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Oct 9, 2013
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updating to add: Dracula (1931) A classic that I usually watch on Halloween, but I broke with tradition and watched it today.
I also forgot to add the first 3 eps of The Walking Dead. ("I just can't quit you, Rick"). As soon as he's gone, I am, too, but I have enjoyed what they've come up with so far this season, for the most part. The zombies are looking pretty rasty!

That's 26, if you count the TV shows as one each. If I break them up into 2 hour blocks, I'm at 29, I think. I may make my 31 after all!
WooHoo! two more makes 31!
30-From Hell (FTV) I read the graphic novel years ago and liked it--Jack the Ripper is interesting. This movie was okay--nothing special.
31-Priest (FTV) one more vampire movie can't hurt, right? This is more of an action movie than a horror movie, but VAMPIRES.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
 

Mr Nobody

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So there it is. Another movie marathon over. I didn't manage as many as I usually might. For some reason I wasn't always, or really, in the horror mood.

Anyway, my final list for 2018 is:
1) Ravenous (new - Netflix)
2) Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (new - Sky/Now TV)
3) Fear The Walking Dead S3 eps 8 & 9 (new - APV)
4) The Thing (2011) (new - APV)
5) The Thing (1982)
6) Nightmares and Dreamscapes, eps The Road Virus Heads North & The Fifth Quarter
7) Fear The Walking Dead S3 eps 10 & 11 (new - APV)
8) The Limehouse Golem (new - Netflix)
9) The Purge (new - APV)
10) Fear The Walking Dead S3 eps 12 & 13 (new - APV)
11) Priest (new - Netflix)
12) The Walking Dead S9 eps 1 & 2 (new - Fox/Now TV)
13) Get Out (new - Sky/Now TV)
14) Stephen King's Sleepwalkers
15) Monsters
16) The Autopsy of Jane Doe (new - Netflix)
17) Fear The Walking Dead S3 ep 14 (new - APV) & The Walking Dead S9, ep 3 (new - Fox/Now TV)
18) The Haunting of Hill House eps 1 & 2 (new - Netflix)
19) Apostle (new - Netflix)
20) Fear The Walking Dead S3 ep 15 & 16 (new - APV)
21) Hostile (new - Sky/Now TV)
22) Alien - Can't go wrong with this one.
23) The Fog (1980)
24) The Haunting of Hill House eps 3 & 4 (new - Netflix)
25) The Haunting of Hill House eps 5 & 6 (new - Netflix)
26) Malevolent (new - Netflix) - A team of scammers investigate a supposed haunting. What happens next is not quite what they had in mind. Decent enough with an OK cast (somebody somewhere is obviously pushing Florence Pugh as a Next Big Thing, because she's also the lead in the BBC's adaptation of Le Carré's The Little Drummer Girl), there were plenty of genuine chills to go along with the fake-out jump-scares. 6.5/10
27) Canaries (new - Sky/Now TV) - A fairly promising beginning and overall concept gets wasted by going down the (unfunny) comedy-sf/horror route. Think Shaun of the Dead but not done anything like as well. There's not really much I can say that's positive, tbh. I'll give it 3/10 but only because it featured Hannah Daniel (Hinterland), who still managed to give the best performance despite phoning it in and/or playing it in a knowing 'Yeah, this is crap, but it's money' kind of way. Only 80 minutes long, too, though it felt like it was on for about as long as one of the old Biblical epics. Oh, and the 'Canaries' of the title were weird alien replicant humanoids going around in yellow coats, which seems slightly familiar from somewhere...
28) The Mist - I chose to end this year's marathon with Frank Darabont's adaptation of the story partly because it was familiar, and partly so it acted as a kind of sorbet for the mind after the disappointment that was Canaries.

Films watched: 18 (of 28 entries lasting 80 mins or more in total)
New films/TV watched: 21/28
Best New Entry: The Haunting of Hill House
Best New Film: Get Out
Biggest Surprise: The Thing (2011)
Biggest Let-Down: Canaries
 
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