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Postby Poptone » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:20 pm

Maybe Felt, Jug Face, or They Look Like People?
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Postby haddonfield » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:34 pm

both seasons of Masters of Horror are up in the db. probably should have put them in Spooky Flix but they're just in TV.
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Postby dan » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:58 pm

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A group of young thieves agree to spend one night in an unholy tomb to win a bet for treasure.

Some nogoodnik teens trash their airbrushed van and find a bar underneath the ancient graveyard they chose to sleep in. From there it's a very cliche creep through cobweb corridors after they take the barkeeps bet and try to win about 2000 years worth of Night Templar money that's been building up like those progressive slot machines. It's pretty tame stuff (did not realize this was a TV movie) with some real silly moments like the family dinner for deformed corpses. There is a nice feeling of progression through the whole thing, even though they're going around pretty samey sets I enjoyed that things were always moving. There's sort of a King's Field vibe to this movie, but with diluted Italian cheesiness running through it.C+
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Postby haddonfield » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:30 am

thanks to everyone who championed Toad Road in this thread. it was really great. love these druggy rural scene kids.
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Postby warmhouse » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:37 am

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

:?

i will 100% watch this when it's inevitably on netflix
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Postby antoine » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:48 am

i tried to watch Toad Road before and couldn't get past like 20 minutes of drugs and dicks. does it actually become a horror movie at some point or is it just like a harmony korine movie with a touch of horror?
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Postby jalapeño ranch » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:50 am

I like Felt more than Toad Road, need to rewatch Toad Road though.
Really I'd say watch Raw over any of those.
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Postby antoine » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:53 am

I liked Raw alright.
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Postby antoine » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:55 am

jalapeno ranch watch "may" if you haven't. it's not on yr list.
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Postby haddonfield » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:48 am

antoine wrote:i tried to watch Toad Road before and couldn't get past like 20 minutes of drugs and dicks. does it actually become a horror movie at some point or is it just like a harmony korine movie with a touch of horror?

it really didn't work for me on the level of a horror movie, but i guess i stopped looking for that after a while and just kind of rolled with it. it definitely gets unsettling when they start tripping out in the woods, etc "harmony korine with a touch of horror" sums it up pretty well.
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Postby haddonfield » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:50 am

having a lot of nostalgia for hanging out with central PA scene kids definitely helps
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Postby R C » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:59 am

antoine wrote:i tried to watch Toad Road before and couldn't get past like 20 minutes of drugs and dicks. does it actually become a horror movie at some point or is it just like a harmony korine movie with a touch of horror?


The latter
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Postby aububs » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:09 am

antione i had the same problem with toad road and found most of the cast + scenarios intolerable but by the end I found it genuinely spooky and it stuck with me in a big way
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Postby FourLegsGood » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:58 am

Someone on FB was asking for everyone's Top 5 horror movies. Not an answerable question but after thinking about it for awhile I'd say (in no order)

The Vanishing
Bride of Frankenstein
Hausu
The Shining
?????? (idk, Sleepaway Camp... Possession?)
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Postby someguy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:08 am

Raw is the kind of movie where 99% of shit wouldn't have happened if characters just talked to each other. It sucks.
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Postby aububs » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:11 am

I was kind of underwhelmed by Raw too

not to that extent

but I didn't think it was great and the ending was a bit...pat
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Postby i am rich » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:19 am

did people hate starry eyes? i rewatched it last night for the first time in a while and dug it - it's nothing profound or scary but it's fun and gross.
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Postby someguy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:23 am

The ending is awful.

It circumvents logic and common sense in order to create a "cool" image/moment to end on. It also uses a naturalistic style when everything about it isn't tethered to reality in any way.

When the lead finds out her sister also craves flesh and decides to show her the car crash technique it's so baffling. It's like they wanted to avoid exposition so they just showed a series of actions that are confusing without any explanation or instruction. And why would the parents even hide this sort of information from their kids? The whole basis of this story falls apart so easily, which reduces the film down to a series of excuses for "nasty" imagery. This is French prestige Eli Roth.Toggle Spoiler
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Postby aububs » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:28 am

i am rich wrote:did people hate starry eyes? i rewatched it last night for the first time in a while and dug it - it's nothing profound or scary but it's fun and gross.


I don't remember a huge amount about the specifics of starry eyes but I seem to have given it 6/10 when it was released so I guess I thought it was ok.

would agree that it's fun and gross.

I wouldn't revisit it, I don't think.
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Postby i am rich » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:56 am

fair enough!
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Postby ashtrayheart » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:08 pm

i know the box office doesnt matter but IT is now the #1 grossing horror movie of all time
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Postby Poptone » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:14 pm

ashtrayheart wrote:i know the box office doesnt matter but IT is now the #1 grossing horror movie of all time


still exorcist if you adjust for inflation, tho (i think)
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Postby Poptone » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:15 pm

and yeah i enjoyed starry eyes but not much of it has really stuck with me. it's something i can see myself revisiting in a few years, though.
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Postby ashtrayheart » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:58 pm

im gonna watch raw this week.

I saw hounds of love last weekend, that was a great flick, almost unbearable to watch at times. that was one movie where i was absolutely thankful for a happy/cathartic ending.
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Postby hiddenicon » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:00 pm

Raw is jut so great.

on netflix now, for the DB virgins.
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Postby Poptone » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:00 pm

gotta push back against Hounds of Love, thought it was a dumb slog

I kept waiting for Kate Bush
until the movie gave me Ian Curtis
when all along it should have been Nick Cave.
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Postby landspeedrecord » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:04 pm

raw has a lot going for it... the relationship between the sisters, the veterinary school setting, the bikini waxToggle Spoiler scene

but I really did not care for that ending. felt like a punchline
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Postby kid_chameleon » Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:37 pm

i really wanna watch raw with my partner but she can't stand animal violence, how much is in it *i'm assuming a shitload
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Postby landspeedrecord » Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:02 pm

not a huge amount of animal violence, but it def would be a hard watch for the squeamish
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