Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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135) IT'S A DISASTER
(2013 dir. Todd Berger) Date Seen: April 30 2013
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Monday, April 29, 2013

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134) THE COLLECTION
(2012 dir. Marcus Dunstan) Date Seen: April 29 2013


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133) THE COLLECTOR
(2009 dir. Marcus Dunstan) Date Seen: April 29 2013
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Sunday, April 28, 2013

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132) THE PERFECT GAME
(2009 dir. William Dear) Date Seen: April 28 2013
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Saturday, April 27, 2013

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131) FISH OUT OF WATER
(2009 dir. Ky Dickens) Date Seen: April 27 2013
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Friday, April 26, 2013

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130) TWO ISLANDS
(dir. Jan Ijäs) Date Seen: April 26 2013
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Thursday, April 25, 2013

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129) OH WILLY...
(2013 dir. Emma De Swaef) Date Seen: April 25 2013

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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128) ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY
(2013 dir. Eron Sheean) Date Seen: April 24 2013
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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127) SCARY MOVIE 5
(2013 dir. Malcolm D. Lee) Date Seen: April 23 2013
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Monday, April 22, 2013

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126) TRANCE
(2013 dir. Danny Boyle) Date Seen: April 22 2013
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Sunday, April 21, 2013

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125) OBLIVION
(2013 dir. Joseph Kosinski) Date Seen: April 21 2013
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Saturday, April 20, 2013

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124) ANTIVIRAL
(2013 dir. Brandon Cronenberg) Date Seen: April 20 2013
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Friday, April 19, 2013

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123) DISCONNECT
(2013 dir. Henry Alex Rubin) Date Seen: April 19 2013
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

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122) FROM UP ON POPPY HILL
(2013 dir. Goro Miyazaki) Date Seen: April 18 2013

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121) REPO MAN
(1984 dir. Alex Cox) 4th Viewing: April 17 2013

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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120) GINGER & ROSA
(2013 dir. Sally Potter) Date Seen: April 16 2013
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Monday, April 15, 2013

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119) TO THE WONDER
(2013 dir. Terrence Malick) Date Seen: April 15 2013

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Sunday, April 14, 2013

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118) POST TENEBRAS LUX
(2013 dir. Carlos Reygadas) Date Seen: April 14 2013
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Saturday, April 13, 2013

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117) EVIL DEAD
(2013 dir. Fede Alvarez) Date Seen: April 13 2013
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Friday, April 12, 2013

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116) 42
(2013 dir. Brian Helgeland) Date Seen: April 12 2013
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Thursday, April 11, 2013

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115) IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
(2012 dir. Sang-soo Hong) Date Seen: April 11 2013
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

BEST OF EARLY HORROR: SOUND & PRE-SOUND (1897-1949)


Time to glance back to the beginning.. The primordial ooze of genre films from which all great modern horror cinema derives. These are the gems that made a lasting imprint on my young imagination growing up.







FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN
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ISLE OF THE DEAD
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THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
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WHITE ZOMBIE
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DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE  (1941)
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THE MUMMY
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ISLAND OF LOST SOULS
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THE GHOST SHIP
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THE UNINVITED
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THE WOLF MAN
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THE RED HOUSE
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THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE
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THE BLACK CAT
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ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN
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THE BODY SNATCHER
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DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (1931)
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I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE
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DRACULA
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DRÁCULA  (SPANISH VERSION)
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DEAD OF NIGHT
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THE SEVENTH VICTIM
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THE OLD DARK HOUSE
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KING KONG
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THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE
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FRANKENSTEIN
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THE LEOPARD MAN
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MAD LOVE
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THE INVISIBLE MAN
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CAT PEOPLE
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VAMPYR
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FREAKS
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THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE
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THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
TOP 30
1) BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) *****
2) TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE (1933) *****
3) FREAKS (1932) *****
4) VAMPYR (1932) *****
5) CAT PEOPLE (1941) *****
6) THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933) *****
7) MAD LOVE (1935) *****
8) THE LEOPARD MAN (1943) *****
9) FRANKENSTEIN (1931) *****
10) CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE (1944) *****
11) KING KONG (1933) *****
12) THE OLD DARK HOUSE (1932) *****
13) THE SEVENTH VICTIM (1943) *****
14) DEAD OF NIGHT (1945) *****
15) DRÁCULA: SPANISH (1931) ****1/2
-tie- DRACULA (1931) ****
16) I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE (1943) ****1/2
17) DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (1931) ****
18) THE BODY SNATCHER (1945) ****1/2
19) ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN (1948) *****
20) THE BLACK CAT (1934) ****1/2
21) SPIRAL STAIRCASE (1946) ****
-tie- RED HOUSE (1947) ***** Noir-Thriller double feature
22) THE WOLF MAN (1941) ****
23) GHOST SHIP (1943) **** Ghost story double feature
-tie- THE UNINVITED (1944) **** 
24) ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (1932) ****1/2
25) THE MUMMY (1932) ****
26) DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (1941) ****
27) WHITE ZOMBIE (1932) ****
28) PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (1945) ****
29) ISLE OF THE DEAD (1945) ****
30) FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN (1943) ****








TOP 10 PRE-SOUND HORROR MOVIES









LES VAMPIRES
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A PAGE OF MADNESS
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DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE  (1920)
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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
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THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

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THE GOLEM
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HAXAN
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THE PHANTOM CARRIAGE
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NOSFERATU
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FAUST
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THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI
TOP 10
1) CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1920) *****
2) FAUST (1926) *****
-tie- NOSFERATU (1922) *****  Marnau double feature
3) PHANTOM CARRIAGE (1921) *****
4) HAXAN: WITCHCRAFT THROUGH THE AGES (1922) *****
5) DER GOLEM (1920) *****
6) FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (1928) *****
7) PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) *****
8) DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (1920) *****
9) A PAGE OF MADNESS (1926) *****
10) LES VAMPIRES (1915) *****


HONORABLE:
FRANKENSTEIN (1910) ****
THE HAUNTED CASTLE (1896) ****