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Post by Deschain13 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:40 am

I just watched Anna and the Apocalypse: a Christmas, zombie, musical heavily influenced by Shaun of the Dead. It’s got some damn fine cinematography but the rest is lacking. The editing appears to have left some scenes on the cutting room floor, the musical numbers feel like an afterthought and cast doesn’t quite have the charisma to pull it all off. And for being our main character, Anna doesn’t have much to do. I mean her wants and relationships are set up fine but most of the movie she’s just with the rest of the group of survivors. Kind of a bummer, it could have been really fun.
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Post by Rump » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:15 pm

DaMU wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:32 am
MKS brought up the subject of five favorite horror films of the current decade. I liked the idea, so a gut-check leads to (unranked):
You're Next
Raw
The Cabin in the Woods
Train To Busan
The Skin i Live In

and (Black Swan if it's allowed)
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Post by Wooley » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:23 am

By the way, does anybody have anything good to say about Dead Heat with Treat Williams and Joe Piscopo?
I'm somewhat intrigued and I know somebody, somewhere along the way told me it was actually pretty decent. Anybody corroborate this before I waste my fucking time?
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Post by Stu » Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:28 am

Wooley wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:23 am
By the way, does anybody have anything good to say about Dead Heat with Treat Williams and Joe Piscopo?
I'm somewhat intrigued and I know somebody, somewhere along the way told me it was actually pretty decent. Anybody corroborate this before I waste my fucking time?
I vaguely remember it being a campy waste of time, but that's about it.
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:50 am

Carrie (1976) - 9/10

I know I'm probably the only person on this forum who hasn't seen this one, but I'll still say that I found it to be pretty great anyways. While it doesn't give an explanation to Carrie's telekinesis, what it instead does is use that angle to provide a tragic portrayal of teenage bullying and angst as we observe how the titular character uses her newfound power to punish others around her only for everything to spiral out of control after she comes to a point where she's no longer able to maintain control over it. Equally impressive is the cinematography, which is full of a variety of well-framed and well-lit shots throughout, most notable of which is the famous prom scene which is, without a doubt, as suspenseful and scary as its iconic status will lead you to believe. The film also comes with excellent twin performances from Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie who compliment each other quite well in addition to one of John Travolta's first movie roles. Overall, I loved it, and I'm glad I finally got around to it.
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:10 am

Carrie is a movie I have been in love with since I was four.

It will always be my favorite DePalma movie (sorry Body Double) and if it wasn't for The Shining, easily the best Stephen King adaptation.
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:15 am

Wooley wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:23 am
By the way, does anybody have anything good to say about Dead Heat with Treat Williams and Joe Piscopo?
I'm somewhat intrigued and I know somebody, somewhere along the way told me it was actually pretty decent. Anybody corroborate this before I waste my fucking time?
I remember not liking it as a kid, thought it was dumb, but I have wanted to revisit it for a few years.

I bet it would be more up my alley now, since my standards seem to regress with age.

This makes middle age a perfect time for me to rewatch Dead Heat, it seems.
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:32 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:10 am
and if it wasn't for The Shining, easily the best Stephen King adaptation.
Yeah, I'd say that's my opinion as well. My top 5 would go like:

1) The Shining
2) Carrie
3) Misery
4) The Mist
5) Creepshow
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Post by Stu » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:45 am

Popcorn Reviews wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:50 am
Carrie (1976) - 9/10

I know I'm probably the only person on this forum who hasn't seen this one
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:45 am

1) The Shining
2) Carrie
3) Christine
4) Creepshow (not technically an adaptation but I don't care)
5) Salem's Lot
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:46 am

Stu wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:45 am
:shifty:
I've probably said this before but WTF
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Post by Stu » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:47 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:46 am
I've probably said this before but WTF
It's just slipped through the cracks for me over the years, I guess :oops:
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Post by Popcorn Reviews » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:51 am

Well, I'm the weirdo who's never seen The Godf... Actually, forget I said that.
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:52 am

Stu wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:47 am
It's just slipped through the cracks for me over the years, I guess :oops:
I don't know if you know but this is something you can immediately rectify on Netflix

I think

I just assume American Netflix has all the good stuff I don't get.
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Post by DaMU » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:18 am

Speaking of King adaptations, just watched In the Tall Grass on Netflix, and...

well, I guess it's a Hill and King adaptation, and you can kinda tell, 'cause it has King's bizarro world-building mixed with Hill's more disturbing interpersonal violence. I don't think it's an entirely successful movie (it held my engagement in the first half but only my curiosity in the second), but it might be one of the occasional misfires worth watching, due to its gonzo imagery and an overcommitted Patrick Wilson doing his best to keep this all together.

It's hard to talk about the flick's story, because the story owes quite a bit to a movie from about ten years ago whose similar plot developments also require my silence. Spoilers everywhere.

If you're okay with significant spoilers or have watched the film already, a couple tidbits:
Boy, this was just Triangle but more violent and less morally intriguing. That said, there are two or three images in this movie that I'm honestly grateful to have seen: (1) the standing stone set against the moon (what a perfect symbolic pairing), (b) a delirious overhead shot where the entire field undulates as the pregnant Becky is pulled along, and (c) an image of raw nightmare, the standing rock revealed to have a root system composed of its previous victims, all still alive, screeching and writhing, in a shot worthy of Gustave Dore.

But what kept me from embracing the movie was most likely the fact that, after Patrick Wilson revealed himself as a demented Disciple of the Grass, the story's attention seemed to shift. The film spent less time working with and trying to understand the field, more time devoted to the heroes' lives prior to the field, which didn't feel as imaginative - and a twist with the protective brother didn't really have room to breathe. We hear the grass whisper to him, but is that really enough? (Similarly, there's a disconnected bit at the beginning where he goes immediately from confusion to desperate racing panic, and an intermediate beat of bewilderment was needed to smooth that and make it plausible emotionally. (For me.))
Anyway, out of the Netflix-Kings so far, it's 1922, then Gerald's Game, then In the Tall Grass.
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Post by DaMU » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:20 am

An odd thing. I knew exactly where the flick was going as soon as I saw the trailers, because I wrote a short story almost exactly like this about 12 or 13 years ago. Cue the Twilight Zone doo-dee doo-doo.
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:26 am

Popcorn Reviews wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:51 am
Well, I'm the weirdo who's never seen The Godf... Actually, forget I said that.
Skip it.

Go straight to the sequel.
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Post by Wooley » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:45 am

1. The Shining
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Carrie
4. Creepshow
5. The Running Man
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Post by Wooley » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:46 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:52 am
I don't know if you know but this is something you can immediately rectify on Netflix

I think

I just assume American Netflix has all the good stuff I don't get.
Heh. American Netflix is terrible. For movies, anyway.
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Post by Wooley » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:47 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:26 am
Skip it.

Go straight to the sequel.
Gasp!
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Wooley wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:46 am
Heh. American Netflix is terrible. For movies, anyway.
Um, have you seen Canadian netflix?
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:51 am

Wooley wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:47 am
Gasp!
I'm just being a cunt

I don't completely mean that

Not completely
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Post by Wooley » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:55 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:47 am
Um, have you seen Canadian netflix?
I have not, but I have watched Netflix go from being an astonishing resource for film buffs to a dumping ground for DTV junk with only a few major titles left in most genres.
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Post by Wooley » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:55 am

crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:51 am
I'm just being a cunt

I don't completely mean that

Not completely
I am one of those people that prefers the original. Strongly.
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:16 am

Wooley wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:55 am
I have not, but I have watched Netflix go from being an astonishing resource for film buffs to a dumping ground for DTV junk with only a few major titles left in most genres.
Now just imagine that horribleness in Canada
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Post by Captain Terror » Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:25 pm

Wooley wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:55 am
I have not, but I have watched Netflix go from being an astonishing resource for film buffs to a dumping ground for DTV junk with only a few major titles left in most genres.
Amen! I thought it was a godsend back when I joined in 2005. No longer would I have to frustrate myself at the neighborhood Blockbuster that didn't carry anything more than 5 years old. I never needed Netflix to make stuff, I just wanted a better version of a video store. Now I can't remember the last time I streamed a "catalog" title on there. There's still some good stuff there, I just wish they'd spend some of the billions they're investing in the DTV-level stuff towards licensing good movies instead.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:14 pm

Been doing a horrorthon so far and I’m up to 6 so far:

All Hallow’s Eve 1&2- bad but enjoyable
Cannibal Girls- bad but interesting
One Cut of the Dead- restored my love of making movies
Jennifer’s Body- mixed bag with some clever ideas, bad dialogue, sloppy structure and solid direction
The Exorcists 3- great. I need more neo-noir/horror hybrids. This and Hellraiser: Inferno aren’t enough. Need to see Angel Heart, I suppose
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Post by Rump » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:09 pm

Carrie
The Shining
The Dead Zone
Misery
Shawshank
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:48 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:14 pm

Cannibal Girls- bad but interesting
This is basically true, even if I've likely watched it a half dozen times.

Interesting is that important to me to endure such pig headed viewing habits.
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crumbsroom wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:48 pm
This is basically true, even if I've likely watched it a half dozen times.

Interesting is that important to me to endure such pig headed viewing habits.
I can’t hate any movie where Eugene Levy looks like he’s trying to frame Gene Shalit for the crime of being in the film. I find the making of the film far more interesting than the film itself and this degree of professional film makings finding their humble beginnings through indie horror will always make it “my thing” to a degree...

But the flick just ain’t good save for a scene or two.
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Post by DaMU » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:02 pm

If we're doing this:

1. Carrie
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Stand By Me
4. The Shining
5. The Dead Zone
6. Misery
7. The Mist
8. Christine
9. The Green Mile
10. 1922
11. Dolores Claiborne
12. Creepshow
13. 1408
14. IT
15. Gerald's Game
16. Hearts in Atlantis
17. 11.22.63
18. 'salem's Lot '79
19. Nightmares & Dreamscapes (series)
20. The Stand
21. Cat's Eye
22. The Dead Zone (pilot)
23. Carrie '13
24. IT Chapter Two
25. Secret Window
26. Haven (pilot)
27.Apt Pupil
28. The Dark Half
29. 'salem's Lot '04
30. Cujo
31. Needful Things
32. IT (TV)
33. Maximum Overdrive
34. Pet Sematary '89
35. The Running Man
36. Desperation
37. Riding the Bullet
38. Dolan's Cadillac
39. Quicksilver Highway
40. Thinner
41. Bag of Bones (TV)
42. The Shining (TV)
43. Sometimes They Come Back
44. The Tommyknockers
45. The Dark Tower
46. Silver Bullet
47. Firestarter
48. The Night Flier
49. Children of the Corn '84
50. The Langoliers
51. The Lawnmower Man
52. Dreamcatcher
53. Creepshow 2
54. The Mangler
55. Graveyard Shift
56. Children of the Corn '09
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Post by crumbsroom » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:26 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:55 pm
I can’t hate any movie where Eugene Levy looks like he’s trying to frame Gene Shalit for the crime of being in the film. I find the making of the film far more interesting than the film itself and this degree of professional film makings finding their humble beginnings through indie horror will always make it “my thing” to a degree...

But the flick just ain’t good save for a scene or two.
It's not very well made, and it doesn't have any great style or anything, but I think the relationship between Levy and Martin's characters is where the movie works. Not enough to absolve its plodding pace and ugly camera work, but enough to make me watch it semi regularly. Also because masochism.
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Post by Rock » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:05 pm

It's not good, but I find its cozy Canadian no-budget vibes endearing.
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ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:14 pm
Been doing a horrorthon so far and I’m up to 6 so far:

All Hallow’s Eve 1&2- bad but enjoyable
Need to see Angel Heart, I suppose
I thought the Art The Clown segment was so good it redeemed the whole first film. Looking forward to seeing Terrifier but it's a different actor as Art, which has me worried.
You can see Angel Heart if you like, but I'd keep those expectations low if I were you (from someone who's seen it several times).
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:30 pm

Wooley wrote:
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I thought the Art The Clown segment was so good it redeemed the whole first film. Looking forward to seeing Terrifier but it's a different actor as Art, which has me worried.
You can see Angel Heart if you like, but I'd keep those expectations low if I were you (from someone who's seen it several times).
It could be because I saw TERRIFIER first that I’m partial, but I prefer the actor that plays Art in that one to the original. The difference is probably negligible though. The feature is definitely better than the short but it is definitely an adaptation of the short to feature length and boasts many of the same surprises and gags, albeit done far more professionally. It’s still low budget but it’s the best version and presentation of Art so far. I’m hopeful for TERRIFIER 2.
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Post by Rock » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:08 pm

Terrifier I thought was pretty well done, although I was put off by how violent it was. Which is a weird thing coming from me of all people, but I think I expected the violence to be more "fun".
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Rock wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Terrifier I thought was pretty well done, although I was put off by how violent it was. Which is a weird thing coming from me of all people, but I think I expected the violence to be more "fun".
It reminds me of the Joseph Zito slashers (Friday the 13th 4 and the Prowler) where the violence is graphic, cruel and ridiculous so it is more unsettling than amusing but over the top enough to not enter that Maniac or Portrait of a Serial Killer territory. It’s an acquired taste and I don’t think Terrifier is as good as those films (I’m a bigger fan of Zito than anyone else, it seems) but it scratched the itch better than many films of late. I just wish Leone was a much more competent director. The cheapness REALLY shows.
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ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:30 pm
It could be because I saw TERRIFIER first that I’m partial, but I prefer the actor that plays Art in that one to the original. The difference is probably negligible though. The feature is definitely better than the short but it is definitely an adaptation of the short to feature length and boasts many of the same surprises and gags, albeit done far more professionally. It’s still low budget but it’s the best version and presentation of Art so far. I’m hopeful for TERRIFIER 2.
Ok, well that helps.
I mean, I came up on All Hallow's Eve Art and I thought he was one of the scariest new horror-villains I'd seen. So if the other guy is good enough for you, I'll assume it's gonna be ok.
And now I'm totally looking forward to Terrifier because I thought the Art short was for realz.
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Rock wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Terrifier I thought was pretty well done, although I was put off by how violent it was. Which is a weird thing coming from me of all people, but I think I expected the violence to be more "fun".
Yeah, if you'd seen All Hallow's Eve, you would not. I often am not as big a fan of the more brutal stuff, but I thought the combination of that grim, relentless violence with Art himself just worked. I mean, he had to be that brutal for the getup to work, ya know?
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ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:18 pm
It reminds me of the Joseph Zito slashers (Friday the 13th 4 and the Prowler) where the violence is graphic, cruel and ridiculous so it is more unsettling than amusing but over the top enough to not enter that Maniac or Portrait of a Serial Killer territory. It’s an acquired taste and I don’t think Terrifier is as good as those films (I’m a bigger fan of Zito than anyone else, it seems) but it scratched the itch better than many films of late. I just wish Leone was a much more competent director. The cheapness REALLY shows.
The Prowler sucks.
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Post by Deschain13 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:01 am

I just watched the Child’s Play remake. I know it’s beating a dead horse to complain about reboots but its weird they made this despite us getting sequels from the original franchise regularly and as recently as two years ago.

This new one definitely has some good stuff going for it: a doll that’s appropriately creepy looking in a way that feels like a company would actually make it and think it looks cute, some genuinely funny moments, Aubrey Plaza, decent child actors.
But it has a lot of stupid too like the opening scene in the factory and everything involving smart technology (which as an idea is fun but here it’s all so ridiculous.)

So kind of a mixed bag that can make for some dumb Halloween fun.
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:42 am

Wooley wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:01 am
The Prowler sucks.
Tom Savini gore says otherwise.
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Post by Wooley » Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:31 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:42 am
Tom Savini gore says otherwise.
Worst script ever, if there was one, confirms. :P
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Wooley wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:31 pm
Worst script ever, if there was one, confirms. :P
The problem is you thought the narrative mattered in the Prowler. Wash such thoughts from your mind.
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Post by Wooley » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:11 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:46 pm
The problem is you thought the narrative mattered in the Prowler. Wash such thoughts from your mind.
The problem was that I thought it would have one. ;)
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Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:14 pm

Wooley wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:11 pm
The problem was that I thought it would have one. ;)
See? Silly things like that. Rewatch it knowing that it exists to brutally showcase Savini’s talent and almost nothing else. It’s pretty great at that.
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Re: Horrorcram XV: Let's Scare Corrierino To Death

Post by Wooley » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:25 pm

ThatDarnMKS wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:14 pm
See? Silly things like that. Rewatch it knowing that it exists to brutally showcase Savini’s talent and almost nothing else. It’s pretty great at that.
Ya know... I will do that.
I think you know that I consider it, along with Prom Night, to be the worst non-DTV horror movie maybe ever.
But the way you and a one or two others have defended it, I figure I must re-visit and re-assess.
I don't know if I can fit it in this month, I got so many movies, but sooner or later.
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Re: Horrorcram XV: Let's Scare Corrierino To Death

Post by Rock » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:38 pm

Hey! Leave Prom Night out of this.
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Re: Horrorcram XV: Let's Scare Corrierino To Death

Post by ThatDarnMKS » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:42 pm

Wooley wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:25 pm
Ya know... I will do that.
I think you know that I consider it, along with Prom Night, to be the worst non-DTV horror movie maybe ever.
But the way you and a one or two others have defended it, I figure I must re-visit and re-assess.
I don't know if I can fit it in this month, I got so many movies, but sooner or later.
Huzzah! If I can convince one person that the Prowler is a fascinatingly good time and showcase for the greatest horror effects artist, I'll have time my job. While Day of the Dead is still probably Savini's finest moment, I think in "kill scene" application, he took everything that worked in Friday the 13th and Maniac, combined them, and topped them in the Prowler. There's also a no frills simplicity to the film. As the protagonists are getting ready for the dance, the Prowler puts on his armor and weapons then the killings just start. It is perhaps the purest slasher around.

I also don't care for Prom Night. May give it a rewatch due to similar praise but aside from Curtis, I remember it having nothing to draw me in.
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Re: Horrorcram XV: Let's Scare Corrierino To Death

Post by Rock » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:44 pm

Have you seen The Burning?
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