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danielaxo
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What are some of your all-time favourite horror flicks??

Some of mine are:

-Nightmare on Elm Street Series
-Halloween Series
-The Shining
-Paranormal Activity 1 and 2

and others..

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Valley

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All-Time: Halloween (1978)

80's: The Lost Boys (1987) - most horror fans will reject that answer though.

Acceptable 80's: The Shining (1980)

My Actual Answer: NofC

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I think it goes with out saying by now....
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I'm also a huge fan of the Halloween and Evil Dead movies.

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Devolution here,

Pet Semetary is my favorite and the scariest.

But of the Friday's it's 4, of the Nightmare's it's 3,
and of the Halloween's the original #2.

In recent times, I thought the Strangers was well done.

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i couldn't choose just 1 all time favorite
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My fave is Dracula: Prince of Darkness, closely followed by The Wicker Man (1973)

My favourite series is Phantasm.

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My all time favorite is CANDYMAN.
But as for 80s series I like the ELM STREET ones

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It's usually pretty tough to pick favorites, but the original "Dawn of the Dead" is my favorite horror film of all time followed by, in no particular order, "Dracula" (1958), "Videodrome," "Psycho," "Black Sunday" (1960), "Eyes Without a Face," "Carrie," "Suspiria," "Peeping Tom," and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." After that, there are so many more great ones by Carpenter ("Halloween"), Cronenberg ("The Fly" and "The Brood"), DePalma ("Sisters" and "Dressed to Kill"), Romero ("Night of the Living Dead" and "Martin"), Argento ("Tenebre" and "Deep Red"), Bava ("Blood and Black Lace" and "Black Sabbath"), and Corman ("Ligeia" and "Masque of the Red Death"), as well as Peter Bogdanovich's "Targets," "The Bride of Frankenstein," "Don't Look Now," the original "The Wicker Man," "The House with Windows that Laugh," "The Shining," "Frankenstein Created Woman," the original "The Haunting," "Night (Curse) of the Demon," "The Innocents," "Onibaba," the original "Nosferatu," the original "A Nightmare on Elm Street," "Dead of Night," and "Alien." Oh yeah, does "Eraserhead" count as a horror film? (I suppose that I could also ask that about "Witchfinder General" and "Manhunter.") :-)

And before some of you write me off as just being stuck in the past (my newest favorite is from way back in 1986), seriously think about this: How many horror films from the past two decades will be considered classics in about 20 years? Any of the silly, needless remakes (though Zack Snyder's "Dawn of the Dead" came close to making my "best" list)? The cheap-thrills camcorder stuff like "Paranormal Activity" or "Blair Witch Project"? The seemingly endless supply of cookie-cutter "Saw" films? Right. I rest my case. :-)

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We are a lot alike where horrors concerned Crash.

What fine taste you have [Wink] [Razz]

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You do too, my friend--Hammer Films, "The Wicker Man," many other Brit horrors, how can you ever go wrong? I know that it's off subject a little, but when I went to the big UK retro-horror extravaganza at a local drive-in back in September, I was practically crying tears of joy when the promised "Blood on Satan's Claw" print began with a "Satan's Skin" title card, was completely and totally uncut (as the UK version would be), and had no splices, scratches, blemishes, or gate-float. I felt like I was sitting in a Soho grindhouse on opening night back in 1971. I had only seen the film once many years ago in the heavily censored U.S. version and thought that it was interesting, but deeply flawed. Now, almost 40 years later, after having seen it in pristine condition on a beautiful night on a huge screen, I'd consider it a near-masterpeice. Stephen King once wrote that Dom Perignon is the same Dom Perignon whether it is served in Waterford crystal or a Flintstone Jelly glass, but presentation does make a difference! You'll note that one of the commonalities of many of my favorites is that they were severely edited or censored and given shabby treatment by their distributers ("The Wicker Man" book detailing that film's missing footage and distribution woes is fantastic, one of the best film books that I've ever read. I'm guessing that you have a copy.:-)) Back on topic... There's nothing better than tracking down a favorite film and seeing it as it was meant to be seen. :-)
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Fantastic! [Cool] You're making me want to watch Blood again. I was lucky enough to pick up that coffin Tigon collection set a few years ago with it in. Eek @ the prices people are selling that for now. I've heard some of The Wicker Man stories on the commentary and features on the dvd. But I'll have to check out that book too, sounds great [Smile]
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Valley, THIS horror fan would NEVER reject the Lost Boys!!!

I love horror movies...this is hard for me! Anyway, here are some of my faves.

~The Lost Boys
~Christine
~Children of the Corn
~Halloween series
~Candyman
~The Shining
~Phantasm
~Ghost Story
~Funeral Home

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quote:
Originally posted by Helen_S:
Fantastic! [Cool] You're making me want to watch Blood again. I was lucky enough to pick up that coffin Tigon collection set a few years ago with it in. Eek @ the prices people are selling that for now. I've heard some of The Wicker Man stories on the commentary and features on the dvd. But I'll have to check out that book too, sounds great [Smile]

We never get the good stuff like the coffin Tigon collection here in the U.S. (Heck, I'm still waiting for "Twins of Evil" to turn up on DVD in this country.) The "Inside The Wicker Man" book by Allan Brown, published by Sidgwick and Jackson, has recently been reprinted, at least here in the U.S. I have a UK copy circa 2000. Another fantastic and informative UK import that I have and love is "Making Mischief: The Cult Films of Peter Walker" by Steve Chibnall, published by FAB Press in 1998. Walker was one of those obscure directors--at least in the U.S.--that I discovered in the late 70's but never read much about. The book is definitive.
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Some of my favs are:

Halloween (original)
The Changeling
Poltergeist (my first scary movie as a kid)
Trick or Treat (the new one...this was the best modern horror movie in a long time...in my opinion)
Frankenstein (the black and white original w' Boris)

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