31 Horrors 2022 – overview

This Halloween we managed 27/31 horrors and I’m pretty stoked with that. It was fun having a new theme each day which meant we did films I don’t normally do when left to my own devices. I also use ‘we’ here because the old man was much more involved than previous years so that made it way more fun.

If I’m completely honest, outside the challenge I watched much more than 27 but I’m sure that’s not much of a surprise. So, to the films we watched for the #31dayhorrorchallenge, courtesy of Nightmare on Film Street podcast.

  1. First Time Watch: My Best Friend’s Exorcism (2022) – reviewed here
  2. Guilty Pleasure: Dead Silence (2007)
  3. Darkness Dwellers: Alien3 (1992)
  4. Australian: Killing Ground (2016)
  5. Dark Castle: Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
  6. Game Gone Wrong: Hellraiser (1987)
  7. From Hell: The Exorcist (1973)
  8. Favourite Sequel: Evil Dead II (1987)
  9. New Release: Werewolf by Night (2022)
  10. For the Kiddies: Little Monsters (1989)
  11. Underrated: The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
  12. Horror Comedy: Meet the Blacks (2016)
  13. Multiple Monsters: The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
  14. Michael Myers: Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
  15. Mostly Ghostly: Ghost Ship (2002)
  16. Italian Horror: missed 😦
  17. Favourite Director: missed
  18. Witchy Women: missed
  19. Classic Vampire: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
  20. Modern Vampire: What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
  21. Anthology: missed
  22. British Horror: Kill List (2011)
  23. Slasher: X (2022)
  24. Found Footage: Dybbuk Box: The Story of Chris Chambers (2019)
  25. Twist Ending: The Lodge (2019)
  26. The G.O.A.T: Sorority Row (2009)
  27. Back from the Dead: The Crow (1994)
  28. Scariest Scene: The Omen (1976)
  29. My First Horror Movie: Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
  30. Black/White Fright: Beetlejuice (1988)
  31. Set on Halloween Night: Ghostwatch (1992)
Sorority Row

For the blog collab we also reviewed:

Sissy

And finally, a special shout-out to the two horror movies I managed to catch in the cinema. The wonderfully stressful Smile and the long-awaited, Strode Vs. Myers showdown Halloween Ends.

I thoroughly enjoyed Smile, which aged me by approximately 10 years, and Halloween Ends was very interesting, very ambitious with some plot points that worked/didn’t work in equal measure.

Smile/Halloween Ends

What did you watch in October?

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