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Mohonky

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Watched this last night. It's a uh, experience.
Yeh. Unfortunately it just didnt really work for me. I mean, its a movie about a killer who sticks things up his ass, so of course its not going to be amazing, but I think the team went full retard on this.

"This part doesn't really make sense........"
".......ummm we're making a movie about a dude who sticks whole dogs up his ass and you saying this part is too left field?"
"I see your point..."

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Also watched The Platform the other day, great movie, really reminded me of The Cube.

Pity the ending wasnt its strongest suite, mind you wasnt in Cube either, but I thoroughly loved the premise.
 
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this movie was great. watched it twice.

it straddles the line between thriller and horror, but there are definitely some horrific moments. highly recommend it.
 

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Is there something I’m missing about Giallo films?

The only way it’s good is an ‘it’s so bad it’s good’ way. Even Susperia isn’t really much better than an amateur film student attempt.

Watched Stagefright earlier and it’s so fucking poor. Bad acting, bad writing, bad editing, and as usual in many Italian horrors it has one of the worst soundtracks ever made. With the exception of Goblin I’m pretty sure no bands used in Giallo films ever actually know what scenes their music will be accompanying.
 

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Question. What do you guys think is the best long-running horror franchise and what's the worst? My vote for best is a nightmare on elm street. The first and third I think are legit great movies. The rest are at least fun. Halloween would be a close second for me. The worst has to go to Friday the 13th for me. None of those movies I would consider great. There is some fun to be had with them but that's it. And titties of course.
 
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Rya.Reisender

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Question. What do you guys think is the best long-running horror franchise and what's the worst? My vote for best is a nightmare on elm street. The first and third I think are legit great movies. The rest are at least fun. Halloween would be a close second for me. The worst has to go to Friday the 13th for me. None of those movies I would consider great. There is some fun to be had with them but that's it. And titties of course.
Unpopular opinion, but I'm a big fan of Saw, though not all movies are good.

Don't really know any other long-running horror franchise.
 
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Karma Jawa

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Question. What do you guys think is the best long-running horror franchise and what's the worst? My vote for best is a nightmare on elm street. The first and third I think are legit great movies. The rest are at least fun. Halloween would be a close second for me. The worst has to go to Friday the 13th for me. None of those movies I would consider great. There is some fun to be had with them but that's it. And titties of course.
I’d probably have it in reverse order. I love all three, but Friday the 13th is so stupid that it’s just a joy to watch. Plus parts 4 and 6 are genuinely good films.

Hellraiser is worth consideration. Some of the sequels are quite interesting.

You could even go way back and make an argument for the Universal Frankenstein films. Son of Frankenstein is still a great horror film even today.
 
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Question. What do you guys think is the best long-running horror franchise and what's the worst? My vote for best is a nightmare on elm street. The first and third I think are legit great movies. The rest are at least fun. Halloween would be a close second for me. The worst has to go to Friday the 13th for me. None of those movies I would consider great. There is some fun to be had with them but that's it. And titties of course.
Halloween as the best.
 

SpiceRacz

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Watched Candyman on Netflix last night. Definitely one of the better horror films from the 90s. Never saw the sequels. I assume those are terrible.

Looks like they pushed back the new one to September. Was hoping they'd have it available for rental on the original release date.
 
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this was actaully pretty good. starts off rough, and the acting doesn't improve all that much (well, it gets a little better by the end, but i think that's bc of the circumstances... all of the "regular" every day interaction scenes in the beginning had some real cringe acting... but it does get a little better).

but once shit starts going down, the movie takes off.

this is basically cannibal halocaust 2.0, so be ready for blood
 

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Anyone ever seen this garbage before? I watched it last night.



This film is fucking awful. The type of awful I like. Terrible acting, lots of gore, silly premise. If you're into shitty 80s B-Movie horror, this is right up your alley.
 
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Anyone in this thread actually really love The Evil Within? The first one is one of my favorite horror games, not a big fan of the second one.
 

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The only horror movies I really love are the Saw movies (but not all) and Cube and Cube Zero.

Also, the "Harper's Island" series.

Generally I really love this "One person dies after the other and you need to figure out what's going on" style.
You might get a kick out of these:


They're not very good, but then again neither are any Saw movies past 1 and I love 'em all anyway.

Also this, it's way better than the above two:

 
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I just watched Phantasm for the first time in forever. I believe it was on Shudder! which I am watching for Joe Bob Briggs.

Some old terrible but good horror sci-fi movies riding that Alien's gravy train. If anyone has a strong constitution for c/b level look a likes here you go.







 
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Is there something I’m missing about Giallo films?

The only way it’s good is an ‘it’s so bad it’s good’ way. Even Susperia isn’t really much better than an amateur film student attempt.

Watched Stagefright earlier and it’s so fucking poor. Bad acting, bad writing, bad editing, and as usual in many Italian horrors it has one of the worst soundtracks ever made. With the exception of Goblin I’m pretty sure no bands used in Giallo films ever actually know what scenes their music will be accompanying.
I also would like to know the answer to that. I just can´t seem to take Italian horror seriously with how bad they feel to me. I do not deny the quality of some sound tracks (Tenebre, Profondo Rosso, Suspiria,...) and some select scenes (the witch exposition in Suspiria, the herb hallway walk ...), but as a whole, just nope.

Recently I watched Silver Bullet (1985) for the first time. I kinda feel like what David Lynch said about the darkness making you more appreciative of the light seeps into the horror genre in the shape of; human interaction in the community is making me appreciate the horror that happens to them. Salem´s Lot is also great in that regard.

I also watched The Outsider 2020 TV series. It is simply gripping, the gradual conversion of the characters, the whole cast and especially Ralph´s wife ("There will be.") are the highlights.
 
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Is there something I’m missing about Giallo films?

The only way it’s good is an ‘it’s so bad it’s good’ way. Even Susperia isn’t really much better than an amateur film student attempt.

Watched Stagefright earlier and it’s so fucking poor. Bad acting, bad writing, bad editing, and as usual in many Italian horrors it has one of the worst soundtracks ever made. With the exception of Goblin I’m pretty sure no bands used in Giallo films ever actually know what scenes their music will be accompanying.
Have you watched Tenebre? It’s my favourite Argento film and a damn fine Giallo thriller.
 

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Has anyone mentioned “We are still here”? (2015) It’s tense, chilling, clever, and, in the end, quite scary. It’s a slow burn, but it’s one of the rare horror films that I had to admit was pretty unsettling, and has a satisfyingly scary 3rd act - it sticks with you for a while.

It’s best to watch it without reading too much about it.
 
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Karma Jawa

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Have you watched Tenebre? It’s my favourite Argento film and a damn fine Giallo thriller.
I have. I’ve seen a lot of his films for some reason. I didn’t hate it but I wouldn’t watch it again. It’s not him, it’s obviously me, as despite being a huge horror fan who is well aware how respected Argento is, all I get from it is bad dubbing and acting with the occasional random colour filter.

It’s just not a genre I get. It almost feels like they’re deliberately trying to make bad movies.
 

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Does anyone use the shudder streaming service? I'd like to watch the Creepshow tv-series and I was wondering you liked it if you used it.
 

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Just watched Fantasy Island and boy it was a goddamn trainwreck. Most of the movie felt like watching some Freeform flick and the main twist was just hilariously bad, it's clearly because the writers couldn't come up with anything better. It reminded me of later Scream movies where they had to pick someone for the movie to have an actual ending. The casting was also poor, Michael Pena is one of the last actors I'd place in a "villain" role.