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Re: Horror films
« Reply #105 on: July 21, 2011, 02:55:23 PM »
So, i enjoyed:

REC
The Ring
Grudge 1&2 (the Japanese versions)
Dark Water

but the best horror i've ever seen was The Shutter. The most scary movie ever, IMO.


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« Reply #106 on: July 22, 2011, 03:07:42 PM »
I just saw that they're re-making one of My scariests... "Don't be Afraid of the Dark"  That movie scared the shit outta me in '74.

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« Reply #107 on: July 22, 2011, 03:17:54 PM »
John Carpenter's Halloween is my favourite HORROR movie of all time  :corn

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« Reply #108 on: July 22, 2011, 11:43:11 PM »
John Carpenter's Halloween is my favourite HORROR movie of all time  :corn

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #109 on: July 23, 2011, 12:06:54 AM »
John Carpenter may have my favorite 3-run of of any director ever: Halloween, The Fog, and The Thing.

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« Reply #110 on: July 23, 2011, 12:14:49 AM »
All excellent films. I would say Carpenter has the strongest movie streak ever: Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, The Fog, Escape From New York, Christine, Starman, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness etc.

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« Reply #111 on: July 23, 2011, 02:36:57 AM »
I watched [Rec] 2 a few nights ago.  Not as good as the first, but definitely worth watching.

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« Reply #112 on: July 23, 2011, 10:10:03 AM »
Just watched "Session 9". Awful.
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« Reply #113 on: July 23, 2011, 10:16:37 AM »
Wow. You might be he only one I know who dislikes it :P

That film is especially famous where I'm from because Danvers hospital is like an hour drive away, and all of its spooky stories have been rampant long before the film was made.

And I just noticed I left out They Live on the list of Carpenter classics. I feel ashamed of myself!

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« Reply #114 on: July 23, 2011, 10:19:53 AM »
It started off really promising, and then just kind of dragged on for ages. The ending felt like a bit of a cop out, too.
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« Reply #115 on: July 30, 2011, 03:57:25 AM »
I watched [Rec] 2 a few nights ago.  Not as good as the first, but definitely worth watching.

Eurgh those films were not pleasant. It's not like they were particularly gruesome or disturbing or anything, just the number of sudden jumpy bits had me screaming non stop. Stupid zombie thing dropping down from the ceiling and whatnot.

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« Reply #116 on: July 30, 2011, 05:07:57 AM »
I Shaun of the Dead considered a horror movie? Isn't that more of Zombie/parody-film? Well I guess since other people here have that one their list, why not.

- Shaun of the Dead
- Låt den rätte komma inn(let the right one in)
- [Rec]
- Haute Tension
- Scream 1
- Pan's Labyrinth
- Wrong Turn(the first one)
- Wolf Creek
- Rogue aka Rogue Crocodille aka Territory
- 28 Days Later
- Dog Soldiers
- The Descent

Would Silence of the Lamb, Brotherhood of the Wolf and Ravenous be considered horror movies? If so, I will put them on the list as well.

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« Reply #117 on: July 30, 2011, 06:35:22 AM »
Might as well plug the movie I just mentioned in the official movie thread: I Saw the Devil (2010).  Korean action-horror.  Has Oldboy in it (Min-sik Choi).  Physically and mentally brutal.  Probably the best choreographed fights scenes I've seen in a horror movie (don't expect anything like Oldboy's hallway fight scene because I said that, though).  It has penetrated my top 10 horror films.  Watch.

Bedevilled is another great Korean horror film, also from 2010, that I suggest checking out.

Oh, I also forgot to mention Pulse before (original Japanese version from 2001, not the English remake).  Super atmospheric and supremely creepy.
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« Reply #118 on: July 30, 2011, 04:07:21 PM »
I'll check out I Saw the Devil and Pulse. They sound interesting.

On the topic of Asian horror, I'd like to once again plug A Tale of Two Sisters. It's artfully crafted and subtly terrifying.

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« Reply #119 on: October 07, 2011, 10:42:14 PM »
So it's October, and I'm definitely in the spirit. Is anyone else?

I just finished up Burnt Offerings, which is always a classic. I think I wrote about it earlier in this thread, and I still recommend it enthusiastically to anyone looking for an extremely creepy house horror film. It was directed by Dan Curtis, the same guy who directed the Dark Shadows series.

I might watch another one later tonight.

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #120 on: October 07, 2011, 11:17:06 PM »
I want to see The Human Centipede 2 just to see what happens. Kind of fascinated by the idea of 3 people being sewn together like that from the first one (like, really fascinates me, not sure why lol)


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« Reply #121 on: October 08, 2011, 02:30:16 AM »
I want to see The Human Centipede 2 just to see what happens. Kind of fascinated by the idea of 3 people being sewn together like that from the first one (like, really fascinates me, not sure why lol)
Everybody eats poop except for the one in the front. Not that fascinating.
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« Reply #122 on: October 08, 2011, 08:16:40 AM »
Yeah, but it's the whole "Wow, they actually did that" thing. I think. Just something about seeing it as if it were to happen fascinates me. And to see how it affects them.


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Re: Horror films
« Reply #123 on: October 08, 2011, 08:21:31 AM »
Kinda sad it's the most well known Dutch movie :p.

I saw the Shining yesterday and loved it.

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #124 on: October 08, 2011, 08:29:42 AM »
John Carpenter's Halloween is my favourite movie of all time  :corn

I can say this too (in a tie with Rocky)

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« Reply #125 on: October 08, 2011, 10:46:56 AM »
Saw Martyrs a few days ago. It was impressive. Very good film that I wouldn't recommend to many people.

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Re: Horror films
« Reply #126 on: October 08, 2011, 10:53:20 AM »
About to watch Saw: The Final Chapter. I hope it's not boring like the last two.


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Re: Horror films
« Reply #127 on: October 08, 2011, 01:06:05 PM »
OK, Saw "3D" was decent. The acting was kinda bad, but that's to be expected with these movies. For 48, Jugsaw's* wife is pretty damn hot. TIGOBITTIES!

Anyway, Mulder's sister's lookalike was pretty hot too.

ANYWAY, I'm sure they'll find a way to get blankety blank out of the situation for a sequel. The movie was entertaining, but I think it's really time to hang this up. The fat woman brain eater from X-Files can't act for shit by the way. The opening trap was pretty lame, Chester Bennington didn't need acting lessons for his part, only his singing experience, Hoffman was actually fun to watch this time, Oh look, John Kramer, Robin Hood still can't act, but he plays a decent nut job. What else? I guess that's it. Just another Saw movie, but better than Saw V, and I can't really remember Saw VI, but I remember not being as bored as with Saw V. Just slightly.

I'll give this movie a 6 out of 10.


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« Reply #128 on: October 08, 2011, 08:07:59 PM »
I'm gonna rewatch all the classic Universal Monster movies throughout the month. Started with Phantom of the Opera and Dracula.

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« Reply #129 on: October 11, 2011, 09:51:22 PM »
Suspiria is a really great film for the Halloween season. It's filled with Gothic imagery and bright, macabre colors. It's also one of the few films that gets away with style over substance. I'll probably watch it along with a few others this weekend.

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« Reply #130 on: October 11, 2011, 10:27:59 PM »
Suspiria is a really great film for the Halloween season. It's filled with Gothic imagery and bright, macabre colors. It's also one of the few films that gets away with style over substance. I'll probably watch it along with a few others this weekend.

Hell yes. Any Argento for that matter. In addition to Suspiria, I highly recommend any combination of Deep Red, Tenebrae, Phenomena, Opera, and even later films like Trauma, The Stendhal Syndrome and Sleepless.
I absolutely love Italian horror.

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« Reply #131 on: October 11, 2011, 10:34:39 PM »
Suspiria is a really great film for the Halloween season. It's filled with Gothic imagery and bright, macabre colors. It's also one of the few films that gets away with style over substance. I'll probably watch it along with a few others this weekend.

Hell yes. Any Argento for that matter. In addition to Suspiria, I highly recommend any combination of Deep Red, Tenebrae, Phenomena, Opera, and even later films like Trauma, The Stendhal Syndrome and Sleepless.
I absolutely love Italian horror.

I've wanted to see Deep Red for so long. I remember seeing a copy of it in a FYE once, but apparently it was some really shitty bootlegged copy.  :sad:

But at least I read this before I ever saw it in stores and wasted my money: http://www.amazon.com/Deep-Red-Unrated-David-Hemmings/dp/B000FAK9VA/ref=sr_1_4?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1318394030&sr=1-4

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« Reply #132 on: October 11, 2011, 10:43:10 PM »
Smart thinking. Either get the blu-ray, or track down an old Anchor-Bay or Blue Underground DVD copy. Those are the real deal.

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« Reply #133 on: October 11, 2011, 10:47:55 PM »
My top 13 (I know there are better films than some of these, but nostalgia bumps them up on my list)

Alien
Jaws
Dracula (1931)
The Howling
Halloween
Fright Night
Psycho
Night of the Living Dead
Aliens
Saw
The Exorcist
The Grudge (Japanese)
The Shinining

Edit:  Also really love the '79 Salem's Lot mini-series
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« Reply #134 on: October 12, 2011, 07:33:17 PM »
I think its time I re-watch The Thing.

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« Reply #135 on: October 12, 2011, 09:19:30 PM »
I think its time I re-watch The Thing.

God I love The Thing
And there's a remake coming too. Um... boooooo, I guess?

Anyways, The Thing is one of the creepiest movies I've ever seen and the ending is perfect. I should probably watch it again... but, I have things that need to be done, like not watching The Thing...

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« Reply #136 on: October 12, 2011, 09:20:29 PM »
The Thing is fantastic. It's so claustrophobic and paranoid. Definitely the peak of Carpenter's career along with Halloween and The Fog.

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« Reply #137 on: October 13, 2011, 03:38:28 AM »
Not a remake, a prequel. It'll essentially be the same thing (lol pun), but we get to find out what happened to the Norwegians, as if it wasn't obvious from the 1982 film.

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« Reply #138 on: October 13, 2011, 04:08:42 AM »
In no particular order:

Martyrs
Let the Right One In
Inside
Suspiria
Sleepaway Camp
The Thing
House
Man Bites Dog
I saw the Devil
The Human Centipede
2000 Maniacs
A Serbian Film
And so many many Troma films... lol

The list goes on and on I assure you. I do love me a good screwed up film.

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« Reply #139 on: October 13, 2011, 04:46:14 PM »
I don't think there has been one horror remake in the last ten years that I overly enjoyed or that I would watch again.  Love Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street and My Bloody Valentine originals; but didn't really like the remakes.  Loved the Kurt Russell version of The Thing.  Will watch the new one, but don't have high expectations. One of my favorite cheesy horror movie is Chopping Mall; I wonder if they will ever remake that lol