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Postby emotional fascism » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:03 pm

Phenomena is pretty good
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Postby hey look » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:58 am

Agree with Devils Candy being kinda meh. Cool concept,
Cool atmosphere and music and Ethan embree but didn’t do much for me.
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Postby haddonfield » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:14 am

speaking of Argento, i watched his Masters of Horror episode, Jenifer, and it was kind of great? I'm so glad this series exists and i've been watching an ep every night before bed. About to watch the S1 Tobe Hooper ep :twisted:
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Postby Poptone » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:58 am

mellowgold wrote:ive only seen Suspiria - -what Argento movie(s) should i watch next?


Deep Red, if you want the pinnacle of his giallo work

Inferno if you want Suspiria down the rabbit hole

Phenomena if you want to see bugs ejaculate on Jennifer Connelly
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Postby futurist » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:08 am

lol god i love jennifer tilley.

fiona dourif really has some acting talent, hope to see her in something other than this franchise. i thought this was all around good fun, don mancini hopping back and forth over that line of seriousness and self-mockery.
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Postby Kevin McCallister » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:41 am

Could someone link me to the YouTube account of creepy short driving cam films? One has the the GPS driving them into darkness.

Edit: found it

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Postby Momofuku » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:25 pm

haddonfield wrote:speaking of Argento, i watched his Masters of Horror episode, Jenifer, and it was kind of great? I'm so glad this series exists and i've been watching an ep every night before bed. About to watch the S1 Tobe Hooper ep :twisted:

Anyone feel like up Masters of Horror to the DB?
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Postby hey look » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:03 pm

Gerald’s Game was fun
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Postby haddonfield » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:14 pm

Momofuku wrote:
haddonfield wrote:speaking of Argento, i watched his Masters of Horror episode, Jenifer, and it was kind of great? I'm so glad this series exists and i've been watching an ep every night before bed. About to watch the S1 Tobe Hooper ep :twisted:

Anyone feel like up Masters of Horror to the DB?

I can try to do this tonight or tomorrow
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Postby mellowgold » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:37 pm

thanks for all the Argento recs <3
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Postby dan » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:33 pm

Oct 6 - HELP ME...I'M POSSESSED aka THE POSSESSED (1976)

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A woman is drawn into the demented halls of a sanitarium run by a mad doctor.

Preposterous 75 minute romp through a m̶i̶n̶i̶ ̶g̶o̶l̶f̶ ̶c̶o̶u̶r̶s̶e̶ castle asylum run by the sadistic Dr. Blackwood. And you know it's a real sanitarium because they have a Charles Manson lookalike (named Charlie) locked up in the basement. He gets to watch the doctor stuff women into snake coffins and decapitate what I believe was a white man in Mexicanface. There are also many murders done by what appears to be red silly string floating in a void. It runs out of steam 2/3 of the way through (again), is extra horrible toward women, and has no plot...but it's the kind of genuine Grade-Z nutso garbage I love. B+

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Trucks come to life and begin terrorizing a small rest stop in the Texas desert.

Hoppin on the recent King convoy with this USA Channel entry that sadly didn't make Poptone's list. It's basically a slightly more competent made for TV Maximum Overdrive, but just solely with killer trucks. There's still some pretty whacked out stuff in this including one of the silliest kills I've seen on film a truck with a cleanup crew enters into crazed truck territory, the cleanup truck becomes evil, manages to turn on a air pump in the back, pumps up an empty hazmat suit, and then has the puffed up hazmat suit pick up an axe and hack apart the cleanup crew. truly incredible stuffToggle Spoiler. Probably liked this a little more than Maximum Overdrive though that's not a high bar to clear. C-
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Postby jalapeño ranch » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:59 pm

Hey now! Maximum Overdrive is a stone cold classic!
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Postby Peter Criss » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:00 pm

jalapeño ranch wrote:Hey now! [The trailer for] Maximum Overdrive is a stone cold classic!




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Postby jalapeño ranch » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:04 pm

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Postby Peter Criss » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:11 pm

ya that rules

lol @ pop can head shot + kid getting steamrolled
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Postby dan » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:28 pm

Upon reflection Maximum Overdrive probably is slightly better than Trucks, I'm just cutting Trucks a lot of slack because it's a TV movie with much smaller budget and no reputation (which I know I shouldn't do). At the end of the day they both have the same highs (a fun premise, ridiculous kills) and lows (movie is mostly people puttering around in a diner, shots of trucks just drifting around gets tired after awhile). Overdrive wins out because of the AC/DC soundtrack and the ending which I really wish was on youtube.

The survivors are pursued to the docks by the Green Goblin truck - which manages to kill one more trucker after he steals a large diamond ring from a female corpse in a car (Marla Maples) - before Robinson destroys the truck once and for all with a direct hit from an M72 LAW rocket shot. The survivors then sail off to safety; a title card epilogue explains that two days after the machines' rampage, a UFO was destroyed by a Soviet "weather satellite" conveniently equipped with class IV nuclear missiles and a laser cannon.
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Postby jalapeño ranch » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:49 pm

I'm well on pace to pass 100 horror films by Halloween, and I think it's time to re-exam my life.

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) ★★★
The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015) ★★½
It Follows (2014) ★★★½
Rogue (2007) ★★★½
Dawn of the Dead (2004) ★★★★
The Lure (2015) ★★★½
Bone Tomahawk (2015) ★★★★
Dreamcatcher (2003) ½
The Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971) ★★½
Fallen (1998) ★★★
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) ★½
Death Note (2017) ★★★½
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992) ★★★½
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995) ★★½
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996) ★
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) ★★★
Body Bags (1993) ★★★
It Comes at Night (2017) ★★★½
Disney’s Halloween Treat (1982) ★★★½
The Mangler (1995) ★★
Maniac Cop (1988) ★★★½
Maniac Cop 2 (1990) ★★★
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993) ★★★½
Killing Ground (2016) ★★★½
Little Evil (2017) ★★½
Salem’s Lot (1979) ★
The Stranger (2014) ★
What We Become (2015) ★★
Sssssss (1973) ★★★½
Incident on and Off a Mountain Road (2005) ★★★
Dreams in the Witch House (2005) ★★
Dance of the Dead (2005) ★★★
Jenifer (2005) ★½
Chocolate (2005) ★★
Homecoming (2005) ★
Deer Woman (2005) ★★★½
Cigarette Burns (2005) ★★★
The Fair Haired Child (2006) ★★½
Sick Girl (2006) ★★★½
Pick Me Up (2006) ★★★
Haeckel’s Tale (2006) ★½
Imprint (2006) ★★★
The Damned Thing (2006) ★★
Family (2006) ★★★½
The V Word (2006) ★½
Sounds Like (2006) ★
Pro-Life (2006) ★
Pelts (2006) ★★★★
The Screwfly Solution (2006) ½
Valerie on the Stairs (2006) ★½
Right to Die (2007) ★★★
We All Scream for Ice Cream (2007) ★½
The Black Cat (2007) ★★★
The Washingtonians (2007) ½
Dream Cruise (2007) ★½
Possession (1981) ★★★★★
It (2017) ★★★½
Stephen King’s It (1990) ★★★½
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968) ★★★★
Unhinged (1982) ★★★½
Raw (2016) ★★★★½
The Barn (2016) ★★★
Excision (2012) ★★★½
Leatherface (2017) ★★½
Red White & Blue (2010) ★★★½
Pin (1988) ★★★
June 9 (2008) ★★★
Cult of Chucky (2017) ★★½
Julie Darling (1983) ★★★★
Ben (1972) ★★★
Martin (1978) ★★★½
The ABCs of Death (2012) ½
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) ★★½
Gerald’s Game (2017) ★★★½
Child Eater (2016) ★½
Shocker (1989) ★★★½
A Dark Song (2016) ½
The Cabin in the Woods (2011) ★★★★
Deadly Friend (1986) ★★½
Opera (1987) ★★★★
Spontaneous Combustion (1990) ★★
Witchfinder General (1968) ★½
The Phantom of the Opera (1989) ★½
Next of Kin (1982) ★★★★
House on the Edge of the Park (1980) ★★★★
Oculus (2013) ★★★½
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Postby CudNylon » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:10 am

could someone put the autopsy of jane doe on the thing please or point me to a tracker or site where i might find it? dang sceneaccess shutting down really fucked me.
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Postby fresh salad » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:54 am

I have the best idea
Think "Groundhog Day", but it's a horror movie

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Postby aububs » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:58 am

jalapeño ranch wrote:I think it's time to re-exam my life.


no you're doing it right. you're making me want to re-examine mine.
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Postby futurist » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:48 am

aububs wrote:
jalapeño ranch wrote:I think it's time to re-exam my life.


no you're doing it right. you're making me want to re-examine mine.


according to letterboxd i've seen almost 1000 horror films, and almost none of them are blockbusters or classics. i dont regret anything, but really puts things in perspective.
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Postby shacky » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:27 am

imdb says ive seen 395 horror movies which makes me feel just the right amount of shame
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Postby hiddenicon » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:41 am

jalapeño ranch wrote:I'm well on pace to pass 100 horror films by Halloween, and I think it's time to re-exam my life.


all those from this year? clearly too many for the month so far.
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Postby Kevin McCallister » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:05 pm

I know the board already rides hard for Messiah of Evil, but I watched it for the first time this weekend and holy moly what a gorgeous and interesting film. Aside from the ending which felt a little cheap/incomplete, this is an immediate all-timer.
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Postby shacky » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:06 pm

i watched that this week too, v pretty movie
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Postby Poptone » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:43 pm

shacky wrote:imdb says ive seen 395 horror movies which makes me feel just the right amount of shame



i'm at 876, according to letterboxd
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Postby emotional fascism » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:44 pm

Hooptober

#7 Alucarda (Moctezuma, 1977)

Didn't find this as immediately affecting as I would have expected after reading about it for years, but it has lingered with me a bit since watching it last night. It escalates pretty quickly and runs through to batshit crazy right up to the end.
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Postby jalapeño ranch » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:38 pm

hiddenicon wrote:
jalapeño ranch wrote:I'm well on pace to pass 100 horror films by Halloween, and I think it's time to re-exam my life.


all those from this year? clearly too many for the month so far.

I started at the tail end of August, so a little less than two months ago.
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Postby aububs » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:23 pm

emotional fascism wrote:Hooptober

#7 Alucarda (Moctezuma, 1977)

Didn't find this as immediately affecting as I would have expected after reading about it for years, but it has lingered with me a bit since watching it last night. It escalates pretty quickly and runs through to batshit crazy right up to the end.


i like alucarda a lot. it has this atmosphere of evil that i appreciate. it may be the most satanic movie i've seen.

Moctezuma made another interesting movie called Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon which is def worth watching. He was an acolyte of Jodorowski, possibly even Jodo's cinematographer or something maybe? not gonna google it. but you can really see the Jodo influence on the Dr. Tarr movie in a big way. kind of has to be seen if you've an interest in acid psych horror.

it's on youtube, knew it would be

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Postby emotional fascism » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:53 pm

^ thanks for that. There's an interview with Del Toro on the DVD in the bonus features that speaks to some of that history. I'll definitely check out more of his work.
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