Not sure if anyone will get on board but there's a thing on Letterboxd called the Hooptober Challenge. Essentially you create a list of horror films in Letterboxd which match up with a set of rules. You watch them during the month of October and post your reviews as you go. I took part last year and it was a lot of fun. The rules meant I watched some films I wouldn't normally have done.
I know I won’t have enough time to participate with this challenge, but it’ll be interesting to read/discuss what people have watched for this. I laughed a bit when I checked out your list (it’s a good list btw) because I was thinking about watching “Jigoku” tonight, as it’s one of my most recent Criterion finds.
I'm going to do a Spooktober list, even though I haven't done any of that 20 classic films in 2018 challenge yet because I'm a mook. I'm not really sure I care for the rules that much, though. I had several Hooper films on my list last year and I didn't like any of them.
I’m liking your list too, Ghosty. Good selection of classics here. Salem’s Lot was good, but it was loooooong. Made sense once I realized it was a TV movie 2-parter, but still, loooooong. The Blob is hilarious, and you can’t go wrong with the classic era of Universal Studio horror. I really, really like Cronenberg’s “The Fly”, and I cant remember if I’ve seen “Onibaba”. “Thirst”, though... that’s a different kind of vampire movie. It was good, don’t get me wrong, but certainly not what I expected from the genre. Be interested to hear your thoughts on that one.
Post by stuartoxlade on Sept 3, 2018 2:49:06 GMT -5
I'll likely watch some horrors in October but i've not been great at sticking to watching film lists so far this year.
I watched Intruders (Called Shut In in some places) last night - home invasion movie with an agoraphobic woman in the house. Interesting idea but there's not really enough to fill out 90 mins. Got a bunch of stuff downloaded from the recent Frightfest so I'll post em up as I go along