Daily Horror Hunt 40 [October 2021]

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Tasks:
1. Let’s start by thanking Ebony for hosting last month! She’s got a great DVD/Blu-ray collection which I’m a little jealous of, so let’s watch a horror film that she owns on DVD/Blu-ray.
2. I’ve been really into J-horror recently, so you should join me. Watch a Japanese horror film.
3. Having been an art major in college, I can’t help but judge a film by its poster. Watch a horror film from my Best Movie Posters list.
4. I love thinking of films that would make for interesting double features. Watch a horror film that you think would make for a good double feature with film number five.
5. Watch a horror…

  • Scream

    1.Scream

    ★★★½

    1. Let’s start by thanking Ebony for hosting last month! She’s got a great DVD/Blu-ray collection which I’m a little jealous of, so let’s watch a horror film that she owns on DVD/Blu-ray.

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  • Sin: The Movie

    2.Sin: The Movie

    ★★★

    2. I’ve been really into J-horror recently, so you should join me. Watch a Japanese horror film.

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  • Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

    3.Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

    3. Having been an art major in college, I can’t help but judge a film by its poster. Watch a horror film from my Best Movie Posters list.

  • Birth of the Living Dead

    4.Birth of the Living Dead

    ★★★½

    4. I love thinking of films that would make for interesting double features. Watch a horror film that you think would make for a good double feature with film number five.

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  • American Grindhouse

    5.American Grindhouse

    ★★★½

    5. Watch a horror film that you think would make for a good double feature with film number four.

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  • The Skull

    6.The Skull

    ★★★

    6. I’m currently making this list while wearing my favorite Jaws socks. Watch a horror film from which you own some kind of merchandise. If you don’t have any (oh how my wallet envy’s yours), then watch a horror film from which you would buy merchandise.

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  • Piranha

    7.Piranha

    ★★★

    7. Some of my most prized possessions (other than my dvd collection of course) are my collection of film cameras. Watch a horror film that was originally shot on film.

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  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    8.The Hound of the Baskervilles

    ★★★½

    8. I’ve seen a lot of scavenger hunt prompts about cats. However, I’m more of a dog lover myself, so let’s watch a horror film featuring a dog. (werewolves don’t count unless you just absolutely want them to)

  • The Evil of Frankenstein

    9.The Evil of Frankenstein

    ★★★½

    9. It’s rare to find a sequel or remake that is better than it’s original film, so let watch one! Watch a horror sequel or remake that you believe to be better than it’s original.

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  • Thunder of Gigantic Serpent

    10.Thunder of Gigantic Serpent

    ★★½

    10. I was born in the late 90s, but I have two older siblings, so I grew up with a lot of the things 90s kids did and sometimes consider myself a 90s kid. Watch a film from a decade you wish you could have grown up in.

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  • Three… Extremes

    11.Three… Extremes

    ★★★½

    11. I used to think that modern horror films just couldn’t stack up to films from the 70s and 80s, however I’ve recently discovered that I was just watching the wrong modern horror films. Watch a horror film from this century that has an average rating of 3 or more stars on Letterboxd.

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  • Deadly Blessing

    12.Deadly Blessing

    ★★½

    12. I got this idea from cadburyhedges when they hosted last month’s scavenger hunt, and I thought it was fun. So spin the Wheel of Horror Directors and watch a film from the director your spin lands on.

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  • The Woods

    13.The Woods

    13. Most of the time when I watch a movie, I try to go in with as little knowledge as possible because I’m always afraid I’m going to see something to ruin my first viewing of it. Watch a horror film that you know nothing about. And here’s a list of films that are better when you know nothing about them to help you out.

  • Videophobia

    14.Videophobia

    ★★★

    14. When I was in high school, I was obsessed with Ansel Adams who often said that color photography can be too distracting. Watch a black and white horror film.

  • The Stepford Wives

    15.The Stepford Wives

    15. I’m in my 20s which means everyone I know is getting married or engaged. Watch a horror film with a wedding in it or watch one from my list of horror films you shouldn't watch before your wedding.

  • November

    16.November

    16. It’s always interesting to me to see a film from a country that I’ve never seen a film from before, so let’s do it. Watch a horror film from a country that you’ve never seen a film from previously.

  • The Phantom Carriage

    17.The Phantom Carriage

    17. I’m in school to become an elementary school teacher, so of course we have to do some fun icebreakers that I know everyone loved to do on the first day of school every year. If you were born in the first half of the year, watch the highest rated horror film on your watchlist. If you were born in the second half of the year, watch the lowest rated horror film on your watchlist.

  • Hair-Raising Hare

    18.Hair-Raising Hare

    ★★★½

    18. If you live on the western hemisphere, watch a film made in the eastern hemisphere, and if you live in the eastern hemisphere, watch a film made in the western hemisphere.

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  • American Psycho II: All American Girl

    19.American Psycho II: All American Girl

    ★½

    19. What do you do for a living? Watch a horror film from which a character has a similar job as you. If you’re a student, then watch a film set in school, or if you’re unemployed cause covid sucks, then you deserve a free space.

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  • The Romantic

    20.The Romantic

    20. My best friend and I have been trying to convince my sister to get an iPhone for a while which started the iPhone vs. Android debate. If you prefer iPhone, watch the most popular film on your watchlist. If you prefer android, watch the least popular film on your watchlist.

  • Brainscan

    21.Brainscan

    ★★½

    21. Look down. Now back up. Now back down. What color is your shirt? Watch a horror film that has a poster that is predominately the same color as the shirt you’re wearing.

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  • Vampire Killer Barbys

    22.Vampire Killer Barbys

    22. Now time for a little math. Take your height, multiply it by two, subtract thirty, and add 1900. Watch a horror film that was released in that year. For example, I’m 5’5” so 55 x 2 = 110 - 30 = 80 + 1900 = 1980. If you somehow are crazy tall and ended up with a year that hasn’t happened yet, just watch a horror film from this year.
    63 * 2 - 30 + 1900 = 1996

  • Titane

    23.Titane

    ★★★

    23. Okay now let’s relax after all that math with a lovely trip to France! Watch a French horror film.

  • The Other Hell

    24.The Other Hell

    ★★½

    24. Speaking of traveling, I am hoping to go to Toronto soon to visit friends, since the border opened up in August. Watch a horror film from a bordering country from where you live.

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  • The Woman in Black

    25.The Woman in Black

    25. I always love coming across funny and unique lists on Letterboxd. This one made me chuckle: how I take snapchats. Watch a horror film from that list.

  • The Howling

    26.The Howling

    ★★★½

    26. I recently added a bunch of films to my collection some of which have been on my watchlist a while and I still haven’t seen. Watch a horror film from my DVD/Blu-ray Collection.

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  • Candyman

    27.Candyman

    ★★★½

    27. Women are awesome. Watch a film directed by a woman.

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  • Revenge of the Creature

    28.Revenge of the Creature

    28. I often have trouble finishing these horror hunts. Help me out? Watch a film from my Failed Horror Hunts list.

  • Candyman: Day of the Dead

    29.Candyman: Day of the Dead

    ★★

    29. There are a lot of horror films that have low average ratings on Letterboxd that I still really love! Watch a horror film that you really enjoy, but has an average rating of 2.5 stars or less.

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  • Godzilla

    30.Godzilla

    30. For the past three Christmas/birthdays, I’ve gotten Criterion collection films from different people. Watch a horror film from the Criterion Collection.

  • The Ravishing of Frank N. Stein

    31.The Ravishing of Frank N. Stein

    ★★½

    31. Happy Halloween! Watch a whatever you want!

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