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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #200 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 00:11:00 »
What's a good film to watch this weekend by myself late at night if I don't like jump scares?

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #201 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 00:23:35 »
Watched The Gate (1987) last night and really enjoyed it. Terrible acting, but amazing script and creature effects. An absolutely underrated late '80s horror film, I'm actually surprised this doesn't have a bigger cult following. I am actually surprised it only received a PG13 rating at the time, there's some splattery effects in there. Totally fun the entire ride, would highly recommend to anyone who loves '80s/90s creature features.

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #202 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 09:19:16 »
https://bloody-disgusting.com/home-video/3528672/peter-jackson-team-fully-restoring-dead-alive-bad-taste-4k-releases/

If you've never had the privilege of watching Dead Alive or Bad Taste, I highly recommend them, especially if you enjoy campy splatter flicks. 
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #203 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 13:14:12 »
If I'm not mistaken, at one point Dead Alive was considered THE goriest movie ever made. The Lawnmower scene made it on AMC's 100 scariest movie moments, simply because of how much gore and blood were involved. It was that over the top.

That's probably a big part of why Dead Alive doesn't air much in the US. The FCC would go ape****.
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #204 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 13:46:39 »
https://bloody-disgusting.com/home-video/3528672/peter-jackson-team-fully-restoring-dead-alive-bad-taste-4k-releases/

If you've never had the privilege of watching Dead Alive or Bad Taste, I highly recommend them, especially if you enjoy campy splatter flicks. 

Hrrrrmmm.. dead alive 4K..

Idk.. the Vanilla bluray release was mehh.. they made the flic w/ bargain equipment..  not alot of fidelity in general.. The dark scenes were also very grey and blurry because of poor film sensitivity.

I guess that's probably not why people watch Dead Alive for.. buhhh.. yea 4K would be a money grab..

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #205 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 15:43:04 »
https://bloody-disgusting.com/home-video/3528672/peter-jackson-team-fully-restoring-dead-alive-bad-taste-4k-releases/

If you've never had the privilege of watching Dead Alive or Bad Taste, I highly recommend them, especially if you enjoy campy splatter flicks. 

Hrrrrmmm.. dead alive 4K..

Idk.. the Vanilla bluray release was mehh.. they made the flic w/ bargain equipment..  not alot of fidelity in general.. The dark scenes were also very grey and blurry because of poor film sensitivity.

I guess that's probably not why people watch Dead Alive for.. buhhh.. yea 4K would be a money grab..

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Jackson is saying they look a lot better, and the article states they haven't been restored or re-released as of yet.  Quote from the article:

Despite being beloved by horror fans, neither film has to date been restored and re-released, but Jackson himself just revealed to Empire’s Film Podcast that 4K restorations are in the works!

“Anything from those films that is available is, like, 1990s Telecine things, which is the best that we had… compared now, they look bloody awful,” Jackson told the podcast. “I just haven’t re-released them because, if I do, I want them to look really good. We’ve actually done some experiments. They look bloody fantastic. They look like they’re shot on 35mm.”

“So yeah, what we’ll do now is.. get really nice 4K copies of these fully restored and back out into circulation again,” Jackson added.


I'm just glad to see one of my favorites being potentially restored, but the DVD copy is all I've ever seen and I'm 110% content with that!  Also, Jackson probably has no real need for money after the success of all the LOTR films and I don't see a 4k Dead Alive really being a cash-cow, seems more like a project of passion than anything.
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #206 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 15:48:43 »
It is not really a movie but.... The Haunting of Hill House is AMAZING.

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #207 on: Tue, 23 October 2018, 17:53:17 »

Jackson is saying they look a lot better, and the article states they haven't been restored or re-released as of yet.  Quote from the article:

Despite being beloved by horror fans, neither film has to date been restored and re-released, but Jackson himself just revealed to Empire’s Film Podcast that 4K restorations are in the works!

“Anything from those films that is available is, like, 1990s Telecine things, which is the best that we had… compared now, they look bloody awful,” Jackson told the podcast. “I just haven’t re-released them because, if I do, I want them to look really good. We’ve actually done some experiments. They look bloody fantastic. They look like they’re shot on 35mm.”

“So yeah, what we’ll do now is.. get really nice 4K copies of these fully restored and back out into circulation again,” Jackson added.


I'm just glad to see one of my favorites being potentially restored, but the DVD copy is all I've ever seen and I'm 110% content with that!  Also, Jackson probably has no real need for money after the success of all the LOTR films and I don't see a 4k Dead Alive really being a cash-cow, seems more like a project of passion than anything.


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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #209 on: Wed, 31 October 2018, 08:54:51 »
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #210 on: Wed, 14 November 2018, 19:25:36 »
So when it comes to horror movie suggestions, I usually recommend some but there are some caveats:

You want a movie that has the possibility of horrifying you and that said movie is fictional in nature. If not then I could just recommend instructional videos on eye/knee surgery or the breeding habits of human bloat flies.

Anyway here is a list of movies I found to be particularly disturbing and/or scary. It's best to not look up as much as possible about each of these before watching:

1. Martyrs (2008 - ahem, there was a 2015 remake apparently? Not needed, refuse to watch. Revenge thriller I guess you could call it?)

2. The Road (2009 - A film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel of the same name. Bleak. Post-apocalyptic survival.)

3. Bone Tomahawk (2015 - Old west frontier setting, rescue the damsel in distress.)

4. The Descent (2005 - Cave exploration gone awry.)

5. [REC] (2007 - NOT THE AMERICAN REMAKE - Found footage film from within an apartment building quarantined by the CDC.)

6. It Follows (2014 - Abstinence propaganda of the best kind.)

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #211 on: Thu, 15 November 2018, 10:23:04 »
So when it comes to horror movie suggestions, I usually recommend some but there are some caveats:

You want a movie that has the possibility of horrifying you and that said movie is fictional in nature. If not then I could just recommend instructional videos on eye/knee surgery or the breeding habits of human bloat flies.

Anyway here is a list of movies I found to be particularly disturbing and/or scary. It's best to not look up as much as possible about each of these before watching:

1. Martyrs (2008 - ahem, there was a 2015 remake apparently? Not needed, refuse to watch. Revenge thriller I guess you could call it?)

2. The Road (2009 - A film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel of the same name. Bleak. Post-apocalyptic survival.)

3. Bone Tomahawk (2015 - Old west frontier setting, rescue the damsel in distress.)

4. The Descent (2005 - Cave exploration gone awry.)

5. [REC] (2007 - NOT THE AMERICAN REMAKE - Found footage film from within an apartment building quarantined by the CDC.)

6. It Follows (2014 - Abstinence propaganda of the best kind.)

The Road was definitely the feel-good movie of 2009!
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #212 on: Thu, 15 November 2018, 10:24:28 »
I really did not enjoy martyrs.

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #213 on: Thu, 15 November 2018, 11:54:18 »
I really did not enjoy martyrs.

Then watch The Road, it'll perk you right back up!
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #215 on: Wed, 21 November 2018, 11:02:01 »
So when it comes to horror movie suggestions, I usually recommend some but there are some caveats:

You want a movie that has the possibility of horrifying you and that said movie is fictional in nature. If not then I could just recommend instructional videos on eye/knee surgery or the breeding habits of human bloat flies.

Anyway here is a list of movies I found to be particularly disturbing and/or scary. It's best to not look up as much as possible about each of these before watching:

1. Martyrs (2008 - ahem, there was a 2015 remake apparently? Not needed, refuse to watch. Revenge thriller I guess you could call it?)

2. The Road (2009 - A film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel of the same name. Bleak. Post-apocalyptic survival.)

3. Bone Tomahawk (2015 - Old west frontier setting, rescue the damsel in distress.)

4. The Descent (2005 - Cave exploration gone awry.)

5. [REC] (2007 - NOT THE AMERICAN REMAKE - Found footage film from within an apartment building quarantined by the CDC.)

6. It Follows (2014 - Abstinence propaganda of the best kind.)

Bone Tomahawk is rough; just the one particular scene. Don't have much taste for shock horror these days. Plain gore doesn't bother me. Terrifier on netflix is supposed to be similar in "appeal" as far as shock value goes.

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #216 on: Fri, 23 November 2018, 09:56:27 »
I was watching Hereditary on a flight back from Japan.  That movie is creepy as hell!
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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #217 on: Fri, 23 November 2018, 09:57:19 »
I was watching Hereditary on a flight back from Japan.  That movie is creepy as hell!

guess they don't screen for potential disruptive media.

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #218 on: Sun, 25 November 2018, 16:27:12 »
They're not exactly full-on horror, but Gummo and Silence of the Lambs

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« Reply #219 on: Sun, 25 November 2018, 16:51:54 »
Gummo? idk about that one. Weird and off-puttig maybe, but isn't it supposed to be like a slice of life?

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« Reply #220 on: Sun, 25 November 2018, 17:33:03 »
Gummo? idk about that one. Weird and off-puttig maybe, but isn't it supposed to be like a slice of life?

Yeah, it is. I only mentioned it because it's easy to see why people may have moments where they get scared during the film

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« Reply #221 on: Sun, 02 December 2018, 05:07:28 »
Now this is an awesome thread! I just watched Terrifier and it was pretty damn good. Great soundtrack!

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« Reply #222 on: Sun, 02 December 2018, 05:30:31 »
Now this is an awesome thread! I just watched Terrifier and it was pretty damn good. Great soundtrack!

Terrifier was great!

I loved how the main guy would still make faces and act stuff out after the kills, like "guess I ****ed that one up a lil, the ***** stabbed me"

Has to be the most fun horror movie I've seen in a while
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« Reply #223 on: Sun, 02 December 2018, 06:21:56 »
Now this is an awesome thread! I just watched Terrifier and it was pretty damn good. Great soundtrack!

Terrifier was great!

I loved how the main guy would still make faces and act stuff out after the kills, like "guess I ****ed that one up a lil, the ***** stabbed me"

Has to be the most fun horror movie I've seen in a while

Oh man, his faces make the creepy vibe for sure! It’s so good! :D

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Re: Horror Movie Suggestions and Discussion
« Reply #224 on: Mon, 03 December 2018, 08:50:36 »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Frighteners

Watch this again over the weekend, still holds up!
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