31 Nights of Halloween: 2021 Edition

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  1. DarthSkywalker My Hands Are Cold (he/him)

    Jun 16, 2004
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    What's tonight?

    Well in that case grab a costume,

    watch out for the boogeyman,

    enjoy the candy,

    and just remember...

    Happy Halloween!!!
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    Jan 6, 2009
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    Happy Halloween
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  3. cabel Registered

    Jul 7, 2005
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    Curse of Chucky
    Cult of Chucky
    An absolute blast, both 8/10.

    The Brood
    Needed to get at least one Cronenberg in. Everything and nothing like I expected. 8/10
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  4. DarthSkywalker My Hands Are Cold (he/him)

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    Jan 6, 2009
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    Night of the Living Dead

    Rewatched it but this time with the original commentary track of George Romero in 1994.

    Trick 'r Treat

    I was planning on watching it with the commentary this time, but I decided just to play as it is. I still say this is the definitive horror movie to watch on Halloween.

    31 Day Horror Marathon 2021

    Day 1 | Malignant (4/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 2 | Bingo Hell (3.5/5)
    Day 3 | Black as Night (3/5)
    Day 4 | Demonic (2021) (2/5)
    Day 5 | A Classic Horror Story (4/5)
    Day 6 | V/H/S/94 (4/5)
    Day 7 | The Boy Behind the Door (3/5)
    Day 8 | Madres (3/5)
    Day 9 | Lamb (4/5)
    Day 10 | The Manor (1.5/5)
    Day 11 | Ghost of Mars (2/5)
    Day 12 | Halloween (1978) (5/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 13 | Halloween (2018) (4/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 14 | Halloween Kills (3.5/5)
    Day 15 | Halloween III Season of the Witch (5/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 16 | Dracula (1931) (5/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 17 | Dracula (1931 Spanish version) (3.5/5)
    Day 18 | Dracula's Daughter (1936) (4/5)
    Day 19 | Son of Dracula (3/5)
    Day 20 | Dead Silence (4.5/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 21 | Season of the Witch (4/5)
    Day 22 | Southbound (4/5)
    Day 23 | The Mist (5/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 24 | Titane (3.5/5)
    Day 25 | The Loved Ones (4.5/5)
    Day 26 | Graveyard Shift (3/5)
    Day 27 | Absentia (3/5)
    Day 28 | The Thing (5/5) (REWATCH)
    Day 29 | Zombie (1979) (3.5/5) | Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin (3.5/5)
    Day 30 | Antlers (3.5/5) | Last Night in Soho (3.5/5)
    Day 31 | Night of the Living Dead (5/5) (REWATCH) | Trick 'r Treat (5/5) (REWATCH)

    Jan 6, 2009
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    Another year in the books.

  7. NDX Luke... I am... tired.

    Aug 14, 2005
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    That and they can't edit something you already own.
  8. cabel Registered

    Jul 7, 2005
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    The Witches of Eastwick
    Great cast. Great direction. Great effects. 9/10
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  9. Sithborg Registered

    Dec 6, 2013
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    Night 9

    The Final Night. Only one choice for the big day....

    37. Halloween (1978)

    I've really enjoyed doing a little marathon of watching the classic and the modern sequels, along with the youtube channel, Dead Meat's Kill Counts for the whole series, on Halloween. Good solid film. Definitely a classic, though probably not the perfect film many seem to hold it up as. The characters are fun and likeable, with no one you are really looking forward to seeing die. Great film to usher in the era of the slasher, and before they got super sleazy.

    38. Halloween (2018)

    The third attempt at a sequel to the original works really well. I have really enjoyed rewatching this on Halloween. Love this movie

    39. Halloween Kills

    Thank you Universal for putting this on Peacock. While this was the second time I saw this, I waited to put it on the list here till tonight. Very fun to watch right after 2018. Yeah, I enjoy this movie. Quite fun, imo. Still annoyed at total lack of delivering on the promise of Ol' Huckleberry.
  10. Ninjablade Underground Fighter

    Apr 8, 2015
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    Hope you all had a safe and spooky Halloween! The end of October is always bittersweet.

    Night 8:
    Halloween (2018)
    I forgot how somber this movie was, which is a positive for me. I like the return to the more serious tone. Michael is a force and the soundtrack is killer.

    Halloween Kills (2021)
    Now this is a slasher film on adrenaline. Absolutely over the top and it's oh so good. I love the ridiculousness of everything.
  11. shauner111 Registered

    Mar 16, 2011
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    A few new releases that aren’t “horror” but whatever, I’ll just drop my full list for each night in October...

    1. Pumpkinhead (3.5/5)
    The Guilty (2.5/5)
    2. Mortuary Collection (3/5)
    Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (2.5/5)
    3. Malignant (1.5/5)
    Fright Night 85' (3/5)
    4. Night of the Demons (3.5/5)
    Dead Ringers (2.5/5)
    5. The Night House (3.5/5)
    6. Willy's Wonderland (1/5)
    7. The Lords of Salem (0.5/5)
    8. Witchboard (2/5)
    Silent Hill (3.5/5 rewatch)
    9. Scream 4 (3/5 rewatch)
    10. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (3/5)
    Maniac (2/5)
    11. The House Of The Devil (3.5/5 rewatch)
    12. Phantasm (4/5 rewatch)
    13. Ichi The Killer (3.5/5)
    14. Night Of The Living Dead (1.5/5)
    Suspiria 77' (3/5 rewatch)
    15. The Witch (4.5/5 rewatch)
    16. Scream 2 (3/5 rewatch)
    17. Halloween Kills (2.5/5)
    18. Dune (4/5)
    19. The Descent (1.5/5)
    Halloween Kills 'rewatch' (2/5)
    20. Raw (3.5/5 rewatch)
    21. Titane (3/5)
    Mandy (4/5 rewatch)
    22. The Neon Demon (3.5/5 rewatch)
    Scream (4.5/5 rewatch)
    23. Censor (3/5)
    24. We Need To Do Something (3.5/5)
    25. Child's Play 88' (2.5/5 rewatch)
    Old (0.5/5)
    26. Dream Demon (4.5/5)
    27. Dracula 92' (3/5 rewatch)
    Midsommar (5/5 rewatch)
    The Lighthouse (4.5/5 rewatch)
    28. Prisoners Of The Ghostland (1/5)
    Lamb (1.5/5)
    Possession 81' (4/5 rewatch)
    29. Carrie 76' (3.5/5 rewatch)
    Hellraiser (3.5/5 rewatch)
    30. A Nightmare On Elm Street 84' (4/5)
    Scream (4.5/5 another rewatch)
    The Shining (5/5 rewatch)
    The Crow (4/5 rewatch)
    31. The Evil Dead (4/5 rewatch)
    Halloween 78' (4.5/5 rewatch)
    Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (4/5 rewatch)
  12. NDX Luke... I am... tired.

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    01. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    02. Dawn of the Dead: The Argento Cut (1978)
    03. Day of the Dead (1985)
    04. Land of the Dead: Unrated (2005)
    05. Dawn of the Dead: Unrated (2004)
    06. Reptilicus (1961)
    07. Underworld (2003)
    08. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
    09. The Blob (1988)
    10. Kung Fu Zombie (1982)
    11. Kung Fu From Beyond the Grave (1984)
    12. My Bloody Valentine: Unrated (1981)
    13. Scare Package (2019)
    14. Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)
    15. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
    16. City of the Living Dead (aka The Gates of Hell) (1980)
    17. Carnosaur (1993)
    18. Carnosaur 2 (1995)
    19. Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1999)
    20. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
    21. House of Wax (2005)
    22. The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
    23. The Killer Shrews (1959)
    24. Nightmare Castle (1965)
    25. Creature From the Haunted Sea (1961)
    26. Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
    27. Beetlejuice (1988)
    28. Ready or Not (2019)
    29. The Addams Family (1991)
    30. Eyes Without A Face (1960)

    I couldn't stay awake for **** today after work so I won't be done until tomorrow night sadly. If I can stay awake, dammit!

    You know what? **** sleep! I'll end the month on a favorite!

    31. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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  13. DarthSkywalker My Hands Are Cold (he/him)

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    Night 31

    97. Arsenic and Old Lace

    Fun Size Review: If you are a Cary Grant fan or a fan of the golden age of cinema, you'll love this. This exhausting tale is nearly two hours, but it still flies by.

    98. Halloween

    Fun Size Review: Since this has started airing on cable, this has been a family staple, and it's all because of the woman on the right. My brother's eternal horror flick crush. It's not great, not bad, and honestly not all that different. But at this point, it's a fixture.

    99. Fear Street Part 3: 1666

    Fun Size Review: Another hour of backstory, that goes along with the finale to the original flick. And yet, it works beautifully. Fear Street is exhausting as it is rewarding, and I can't wait to see where it goes next. Oh, and Deena and Sam are OTP.

    100. Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn

    Fun Size Review: #100, is the GOAT. Two films in one, from the man himself, with Bruce doing all the heavy lifting. This has been our last film on Halloween for nearly 20 years now. Don't really see a reason to change that.
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  14. Mani-Man I just found out about this (he/him)

    Jul 28, 2010
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    31 Nights of Halloween 2021:

    1.Wrong Turn - The Foundation
    2.Awaken The Shadowman
    3.The Elf
    5.Killer Klowns from Outer Space
    6.Sleepy Hollow
    7.The Cleaning Lady
    8.Charlie's Farm
    10.Blood Creek
    11.Slender Man
    13.Friday the 13th(2009)
    15.13 Ghosts
    16.Ghost Ship
    18.My Bloody Valentine 3D
    20.Headless Horseman(2007)
    22.The Furies
    23.Bram Stoker's Dracula
    24.Dead Silence
    25.I Frankenstein
    26.Windmill Massacre
    27.Tooth Fairy(2019)
    28.Wrong Turn
    29.Stephen Kings IT part 1(2017)
    30.Stephen Kings IT Chapter 2
    31.Trick r Treat

    So, we are here...the final night, the scariest night of the Year, the time where the Ghosts, Ghouls and Monster party like never before.

    And what better way to celebrate than throwing in the Movie that for me carries the Halloween spirit like nothing else.
    I cant really pinpoint it, but everything about this movie just gets me in the Halloween mood so much.
    I feel Anthology movies in general work fantastic for Halloween, this idea of telling several scary stories all about this one night of the year...its a concept i love so much.

    Im still curious if we ever will see a sequel, last i heard was 2018 that they work on the script...but even if not, this movie stands on its own so incredible well.
    The Spirit of Halloween is in this movie.

    With that, we conclude my Halloween Marathon 2021.
    It was a mixed bag at times and towards the end i felt a bit tired, i guess stronger movies would have prevented that a bit...but i really need to tone my horror movie watching down around August and september to be hungry enough for it when Halloween comes around.
    Still, i enjoyed it as usual and definitly found at least a few new movies that will go into my collection.

    Happy Halloween everyone and i hope you have/had fun this year.
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  15. cabel Registered

    Jul 7, 2005
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    Full list for October 2021

    The Fog 7/10
    Re-Animator 7/10
    The Hills Have Eyes 6/10
    Dementia 13 6/10
    The Bird With The Crystal Plummage 7/10
    Malignant 8/10
    They Live 9/10
    Prince of Darkness 6/10
    3 From Hell 6/10
    Halloween 3: Season of the Witch 8/10
    Rob Zombie’s Halloween* 7/10
    Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2 7/10
    Halloween* 9/10
    Halloween 2018 9/10
    Body Bags 7/10
    Shocker 6/10
    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 7/10
    Venom: Let There Be Carnage 6/10
    The Blob 1988 7/10
    Blade 2 6/10
    Crimson Peak 8/10
    Monkey Shines 8/10
    In the Mouth of Madness 9/10
    Halloween Kills 9/10
    The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976) 5/10
    The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) 7/10
    Dark Night of the Scarecrow 7/10
    Starman 7/10
    The Cabinet of Doctor Calgari 6/10
    White Zombie 6/10
    Spectre 8/10
    No Time To Die 8/10
    House on Haunted Hill 8/10
    The Prophecy 8/10
    The Crazies 1973 5/10
    The Wasp Woman 6/10
    Audition 8/10
    Eyes Without a Face 8/10
    Phantasm 8/10
    Repo! The Genetic Opera* 8/10
    The Lords of Salem 8/10
    Return of the Living Dead 8/10
    Curse of Chucky 8/10
    Cult of Chucky 8/10
    The Brood 8/10
    Witches of Eastwick 9/10
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  16. DarthSkywalker My Hands Are Cold (he/him)

    Jun 16, 2004
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    Thank you to everyone who participated. It's always so much fun to see what everyone is watching during the spooky season. Can't wait to see what we are all doing next year. :chp:
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  17. CaptainWagner I'm A Worrier, It's What I Do (P) (he/him)

    May 29, 2014
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    rewatches in red italics

    1. The House on Haunted Hill '99 (HBO - Left September) 2/5
    2. Fright Night '11 (Hulu - Left September) 3/5
    3. Scream (HBO - Left September) 4.5/10
    4. Scream 2 (HBO - Left September)
    5. Scream 3 (HBO - Left September)
    6. Young Frankenstein (Prime) 4.5/5
    7. You're Next (Hulu) 3/5
    8. The Resort (Hulu) 0.5/5

    9. Sleepy Hollow (DVD) 4.5/5
    10. Malignant - HBO (Left Oct. 10th) 3/5
    11. House Of Wax '05 (HBO)
    12. Muppets Haunted Mansion (Disney+) 3.5/5
    13. The Fog (Prime)
    14. Little Monsters '19 (Hulu) 4.5/5
    15. A Nightmare on Elm Street '84 (HBO) 3/5
    16. Suburban Gothic 2.5/5
    17. Ju-On: The Grudge (Prime)
    18. The House on Haunted Hill '59 (Prime) 2.5/5
    19. My Bloody Valentine '81 (Hulu) 3/5
    20. My Bloody Valentine '09 (HBO)
    21. Howl (Prime - imdBtv) 3/5
    22. The Babysitter (Netflix)
    23. Attack of the Killer Donuts (Prime Rental) 3.5/5
    24. Sleepwalkers (Prime Rental)
    25. House '77 (HBO)

    26. The Conjuring (HBO)

    A modern classic. I'm torn between which of the Conjuring's is my favorite, but my friends love the OG the best, so it's what we went with. And I still refuse to believe that the dad in this is NOT a long-lost third Duplass brother. 4/5

    27. Thirteen Ghosts '01 (HBO)

    All everyone ever talks about from this is Matthew Lillard, and for good reason. He's hands down the best thing to come out of it and 100% understood the assignment. He totally feels like an authentic Castle character. BUT Tony Shaloub deserves his roses too. The dad in movies like this can often be a thankless role but Shaloub shows exactly why he (like Lillard) is one of Hollywood's most underused talents. His character is an authentically flawed but still devoted father, and he perfectly sells the heart of the film.

    It's such a shame, because for so many reasons I WANT to score this higher but it's just not a very good movie. Will totally watch again though 2/5

    28. Halloween '18 (DVD)
    Yeah, I know, I'm disgustingly behind the curve on horror movies. But I FINALLY got around to watching this. It certainly didn't disappoint in the moment - an excellent, somber tale of murder, trauma and revenge with some masterful camerawork. It does kind of falter the more I think about it though, because I really think it would have been stronger if Allyson had managed to join up with the babysitter and that kid, because they were potential stars that were criminally underutilized. 4/5

    29. The Final Girls (Hulu)
    Thanks to Darth & Snow for the recommendation on this one. Honestly shocked I put it off for so long, given my love for Alia Shawkat. (Who really needs to land the lead in a horror movie one of these days) This is just so much fun, gorgeously stylish and shockingly emotional. Really loved it, wish it had gotten a sequel, definitely adding it to the annual rotation. 4.5/5

    30. Trick r' Treat (HBO)
    What can I say? No better movie to finish off Spooky Month with. I honestly really wish this had become a franchise, so much potential. (Especially for a prequel set during the original days of Samhain) 5/5

    In the end, I didn't QUITE make it to 31 movies. And didn't have time for some of my annual faves. But I went over last year, so it all balances out in the end. :o
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  18. Nardz937 In The Chill Of Night

    Jul 12, 2011
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    I wasn't able to fit in as much as I would have liked, nonetheless here's everything I watched in October.

    1. Sugar Hill.
    2. The Bride Of Frankenstein.
    3. The Cabin In The Woods.
    4. Addams Family Values.
    5. The Ring.
    6. Trick R Treat.
    7. The Mutilator.
    8. Night of the Demons.
    9. Drag Me to Hell.
    10. Werewolves Within.
    11. Evil Dead 2.
    12. Evil Dead (2013).
    13. Halloweentown.
    14. Spookies.
    15. Friday the 13th Part 2.
    16. The Evil Dead.
    17. Halloween (2018)
    18. Halloween (1978)
    19. Halloween Kills.
    20. The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
    21. An American Werewolf in London.
    22. Friday The 13th (1980).
    23. They Live.
    24. Friday The 13th Part 7: The New Blood.
    25. Friday The 13th Part 4: The Final Chapter.
    26. The Addiction.
    27. Videodrome.
    28. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors.
    29. Hocus Pocus.

    A tad under the radar for the month, but I mostly watch horror all year around so I'll certainly make up for it. I enjoyed reading everyone's list and hope you all enjoyed the Halloween festivities.
  19. Asr Registered

    Oct 5, 2004
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    Same here, was great to see what everyone else was watching. Made me realize there are a TON of great horror movies and now I have some to add to next year's watchlist, thanks to this thread. :)

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