Day 28: 31 Days of Halloween

Day 2 of Time Out London’s 100 Best Horror Movies List:

There’s really no rhyme or reason of which films I’ve chosen to highlight. I realized yesterday that I can say something about nearly every film thus far so here’s more random picks for #50-#1.

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#49 The Beyond – I have not seen this one but if the picture is representative of the film I think I’ll be seeing this soon.

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#47 Les Diaboliques I don’t think I’ve ever considered this a horror film but these ladies are not to be messed with.

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#45 Deep Red – This has been in my queue for far too long. It’s time to watch it.

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#39 The Descent – This is one of my favorite claustrophobic movies. I do prefer the UK ending but the US ending allowed for a sequel.

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#37 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) – Now it makes sense why the remake was #95. This version is far superior. Now, I wouldn’t mind if they dropped the remake off the list all together.

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#33 A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) – One, Two, Freddy’s Coming For You…

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#31 Martyrs – Another film from what I call The French Trilogy; the films are High Tension, Martyrs, and Inside. Two out of three have made the list thus far…

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#29 Cat People – I think this film is a riot. An absolute riot.

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#26 Bride of Frankenstein – I can’t believe this beat out #30 Frankenstein. Although, I do like this film more and I guess I’m not alone.

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#22 Nosferatu – The original Dracula-like character. Vampires.

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#18 Audition – I am a huge fan of Takashi Miike. He’s the man in Japanese horror.

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#13 Night of the Living Dead (1968) – As predicted, Romero is represented again with what we now know as the modern zombie.

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#10 Dawn of the Dead (1974) – Wow, I excpected this to be on the list but I didn’t expect it to be ranked higher than Night of the Living Dead. More Romero.

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#8 Halloween (1978) – The Queen of Scream, Jamie Lee Curtis in the original Michael Myers story

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#6 The Thing (1982) – This film reminds me why I love practical effects. Yea, a little cheesy but still hella creepy.

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#5 Alien – I was starting to get nervous; I just knew Alien or Aliens had to be on this list. Sigourney Weaver proving that a woman can be a bad ass and carry a film.

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#2 The Shining – “Redrum, redrum…” Jack Nicholson creeped me the heck out as a kid when I saw this. He plays crazy quite well.

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#1 The Exorcist – I’m not sure if I’d choose this as the number one movie but I can’t dispute this classic being one of the best horror films. I know it is still freaking people out to this day.

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