SHOCKtober is about to get real, y'all, as we enter the magical realm of double digits. The 1990s are making a stronger showing than I expected- I tend to think of the '90s as a horror wasteland. Shows what I know, which is squat.
The following films received NINE VOTES each:
107. Dracula -- 1992, Francis Ford Coppola
106. Jacob's Ladder -- 1990, Adrian Lyne
105. From Dusk Till Dawn -- 1996, Robert Rodriguez
104. American Psycho -- 2000, Mary Harron
103. Dellamorte Dellamore -- 1994, Michele Soavi
102. Drag Me to Hell -- 2009, Sam Raimi
101. Repulsion -- 1965, Roman Polanski
The following films received TEN VOTES each:
100. The Lost Boys -- 1987, Joel Schumacher
99. Ju-On -- 2002, Takashi Shimizu
98. The Changeling -- 1980, Peter Medak
97. The Hills Have Eyes -- 1977, Wes Craven
96. The Wolf Man -- 1941, George Waggner
95. In the Mouth of Madness -- 1995, John Carpenter
94. Tenebre -- 1982, Dario Argento
93. April Fools Day -- 1986, Fred Walton
92. Freaks -- 1932, Tod Browning
91. Frankenstein -- 1931, James Whale
90. Halloween II -- 1981, Rick Rosenthal
89. Aliens -- 1986, James Cameron
88. House of 1000 Corpses -- 2003, Rob Zombie
87. Event Horizon -- 1997, Paul W.S. Anderson
86. Last House on the Left -- 1972, Wes Craven
85. Seven -- 1995, David Fincher
The following films received ELEVEN VOTES each:
84. Night of the Creeps -- 1986, Fred Dekker
83. Let's Scare Jessica to Death -- 1971, John D. Hancock
- I will use any excuse- ANY I SAY-to post this picture of The Ju-On Five.
- Oh, how I love April Fools Day and Drag Me to Hell. Just thought I'd throw that out there.
- I think In the Mouth of Madness is a pretty great movie, and it's perhaps the last great movie John Carpenter made. FOR NOW. Who knows what the future holds? Not I. Not you, probably...I mean, you could be Miss Cleo or Micki Dahne for all I know (which, I remind you, is squat).
- A friend of mine once called In the Mouth of Madness "Mouthful of Madness", which is really the best malapropism since another friend of mine called The Life of Brian "The Living Brain".
- My relationship with Halloween II remains on-again/off-again. Sometimes I think it's lame, sometimes I think it's one of my favorite horror movies. I can't explain this, and I expect that my brain parts will only reach a consensus upon my death. Will I die loving it or loathing it? I'm so excited to find out!