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Horror Challenge (Official, October 2020)

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The Official 2020 Horror Challenge!


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Goal.
Watch as many movies as you can that fit into the horror genre. Maybe engage in a little resilience training during COVID-19 season. If you are in doubt whether a movie counts or not, just ask.

Rules.
- A feature film (Anything over 40 minutes) counts as one entry
- A total of 60 minutes of short films count as one entry
- For Mini-Series/TV series, the standard 40/60 rule applies.
- Rewatches allowed.

Challenge runs from DUSK 30 September 2020 - SUNRISE 1 November 2020.

iCM Lists.
They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
Top 500 Horror Movies
IMDb Top 50 Horror
BFI's 100 European Horror Films

Other Lists.
iCM Forum's Top 250 Favourite Horror Films
TSZDT 1001-2000
TSZDT - Hidden Horrors
Holiday Horror List
CriterionForum Lists Project - Horror
Slant's The 50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century
1SO's List of Top Horror
iCM Forum's Highest Rated Horror Movies
Official Non-TSZDT Horror Films
21st Century’s Most Acclaimed Horror Films

Triples (please verify):
https://trakt.tv/search/movies/?genres= ... =1990-1999

I'm open to more suggestions for lists.

Bonus challenges!
We have four bonus challenges again this year. The first two are passive - everyone will be playing as I'm collecting the data myself. For the other two, I’ll be tracking things manually, so if you want to play, please use the appropriate hashtags to indicate which bonus challenge your film counts for. When posting screenshots, please put them in a spoiler tag to make the thread a bit more readable. Also, a film may count for multiple bonus challenges, but not for multiple entries within that bonus challenge.

Bonus Challenge #1: Kill the Zombies!
This is a group challenge for survival. We must slay as many zombies as we can! To kill a zombie, all you have to do is watch a film from the They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? official list. The more we kill, the more likely we are to make it to November.

588 Zombies Slain Link to table
Bonus challenges #2: Decades of Death
Can you make it through a hundred years of horror? Watch a film from each decade, 1920s-2020s. Complete that list? Do it again! What else are you going to do - go outside?
Decades of Death
Name Rounds Complete Count of Decades
1SO 0 10
72aicm 0 10
AB537 0 10
adwest 2 11
allisoncm 0 8
AssonFire 1 11
blocho 0 6
blueboybob 0 7
ChrisReynolds 0 5
cinephage 0 10
clemmetarey 0 10
connordenney 0 3
Daviddoes 5 11
drayton_cross 1 11
DudeLanez 3 11
explorer95 0 3
filmbantha 0 6
flavo5000 2 11
frbrown 1 11
Good_Will_Harding 1 11
greenhorg 0 8
GruesomeTwosome 0 6
Harco 0 7
hurluberlu 0 4
India Istanbul 0 6
jdidaco 0 9
kingink 0 7
klaus78 0 9
Knaldskalle 0 4
Kublai Khan 1 11
Leopardi 0 9
Lonewolf2003 0 8
maxwelldeux 0 8
Melvelet 0 4
mightysparks 1 11
morrison-dylan-fan 0 5
OldAle1 3 11
Onderhond 0 4
ororama 2 11
outdoorcats 0 5
peeptoad 1 11
psychotronicbeatnik 2 11
RogerTheMovieManiac88 0 8
sebby 0 8
sennaho 0 2
SeVKiTT 0 1
shugs 0 4
sol 1 11
VincentPrice 0 8
vortexsurfer 0 9
weirdboy 0 8
zzzorf 2 11

Bonus challenges #3: The Deathlist
With oodles of deaths a staple of the horror genre, we should delve deeply into the ways our on-screen actors and actresses may die. Watch films where people die in 13 unique ways. Screenshots welcome, but not required. Use #DEATHLIST and the number to play.
  1. Death by Disease
  2. Death by Gunshot
  3. Death by Stabbing
  4. Death by Strangulation
  5. Death by Falling
  6. Death by Fire
  7. Death by Being Buried Alive
  8. Death by Random Makeshift Weapon
  9. Death by Animal/Creature
  10. Death by Machine
  11. Death by Poisoning
  12. Death by Drowning
  13. Death by Natural Causes
#DEATHLIST
Witness Deaths Observed
AB537 1
adwest 13
allisoncm 5
blocho 6
blueboybob 2
ChrisReynolds 13
cinephage 11
Daviddoes 11
drayton_cross 13
frbrown 9
kingink 9
Kublai Khan 13
Lonewolf2003 12
maxwelldeux 13
Melvelet 2
mightysparks 8
sol 13
zzzorf 11

Bonus challenges #4: A Horrific Game of Bingo
Who loves those common horror tropes? If you do, you may want to play a round of bingo with us. We’ll use a 4x4 bingo card – the columns are horror subgenres, the rows are horror clichés. See the table below. Use #BINGO and the cell number to play.
A. Slashers B. Vampires C. Monsters D. Zombies
1. Human Behaving Irrationally A1 B1 C1 D1
2. Creepy Basement/Cellar A2 B2 C2 D2
3. Falling Down While Running A3 B3 C3 D3
4. Phone Won't Call A4 B4 C4 D4

#BINGO
Jigsaw Impersonator Bingo Card
adwest
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1111
2.1111
3.1111
4.1111
ChrisReynolds
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1110
2.1111
3.1111
4.1111
cinephage
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1111
2.1010
3.0000
4.1010
Daviddoes
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1111
2.1101
3.1111
4.1011
drayton_cross
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1111
2.1100
3.0100
4.1000
frbrown
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1011
2.0110
3.1010
4.0010
kingink
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1011
2.0110
3.1100
4.0000
Kublai Khan
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1000
2.1111
3.1100
4.1001
Lonewolf2003
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1001
2.1000
3.0100
4.0001
maxwelldeux
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1111
2.1111
3.1111
4.1111
mightysparks
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.0000
2.0010
3.0000
4.0000
sol
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.1111
2.1111
3.1111
4.1111
zzzorf
Spoiler
A.B.C.D.
1.0111
2.1010
3.0001
4.0001

Bonus Challenge #5: Your Personal Halloween Film Festival
I don't know if y'all have noticed, but Halloween this year falls on a Saturday. There's a full moon. It's a blue moon. And we're in the middle of a global pandemic and you shouldn't leave your damn house anyway. So you know what we need? Our own personal film festival.

You were probably going to watch movies anyway, so why not make it a theme? Just title your post-Hallowen post something like "Halloween Film Festival" and tell us about your theme. It can be funny. Scary. Morbid. Whatever you want. Bonus points for creativity. All judged by your devastatingly handsome challenge host. :P

Simple rules:
- Tell us your theme
- At least two films to qualify for a film festival
- Films must be watched from 12:00am 31 Oct (your local time) to dawn on Nov. 1st.
- All other numbering/rules apply as normal.
The Possessed.

Rank Participant Count
1 flavo5000 298
2 adwest 208
3 blueboybob 153
4 Daviddoes 149
5 psychotronicbeatnik 146
6 1SO 131
7 VincentPrice 120
8 sebby 108
9 OldAle1 104
10 weirdboy 101
11 ororama 97
12 sol 92
13 Leopardi 87
14 Good_Will_Harding 85
15 AssonFire 71
15 vortexsurfer 71
17 filmbantha 65
18 Lonewolf2003 64
18 maxwelldeux 64
20 AB537 62
21 jdidaco 60
22 peeptoad 58
23 DudeLanez 55
24 kingink 52
25 zzzorf 50
26 RogerTheMovieManiac88 49
27 allisoncm 45
28 clemmetarey 42
28 Kublai Khan 42
28 drayton_cross 42
31 cinephage 41
32 mightysparks 39
32 ChrisReynolds 39
34 greenhorg 38
35 klaus78 36
36 outdoorcats 35
37 Harco 34
38 72aicm 32
39 frbrown 31
40 shugs 25
41 morrison-dylan-fan 24
41 GruesomeTwosome 24
43 Onderhond 23
44 India Istanbul 17
45 blocho 16
46 hurluberlu 13
47 Melvelet 9
48 Knaldskalle 8
49 sennaho 7
49 explorer95 7
51 connordenney 6
52 SeVKiTT 1
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:woot: I'm drooling already.
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The best challenge of the year!
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Complete that list? Do it again! What else are you going to do - go outside?
:lol:
maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Bonus challenges #3: The Deathlist
With oodles of deaths a staple of the horror genre, we should delve deeply into the ways our on-screen actors and actresses may die. Watch films where people die in 13 unique ways. Screenshots welcome, but not required. Use #DEATHLIST and the number to play.
I like it... but what if the deaths are spoilerish? :shrug:
maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Rules.
- A feature film (Anything over 40 minutes) counts as one entry
- A total of 60 minutes of short films count as one entry
- For Mini-Series/TV series, the standard 40/60 rule applies.
- Rewatches allowed.
Since you're being super-relaxed on TV, does every episode of The X Files count as one point? I don't know if all of the eps themselves necessarily qualify as horror, but the series on the whole certainly does.

I still haven't decided whether I'm going to rewatch the series. It is something that I have been meaning to do for a while. :unsure:
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sol wrote: September 27th, 2020, 12:50 am
maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Bonus challenges #3: The Deathlist
With oodles of deaths a staple of the horror genre, we should delve deeply into the ways our on-screen actors and actresses may die. Watch films where people die in 13 unique ways. Screenshots welcome, but not required. Use #DEATHLIST and the number to play.
I like it... but what if the deaths are spoilerish? :shrug:
maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Rules.
- A feature film (Anything over 40 minutes) counts as one entry
- A total of 60 minutes of short films count as one entry
- For Mini-Series/TV series, the standard 40/60 rule applies.
- Rewatches allowed.
Since you're being super-relaxed on TV, does every episode of The X Files count as one point? I don't know if all of the eps themselves necessarily qualify as horror, but the series on the whole certainly does.

I still haven't decided whether I'm going to rewatch the series. It is something that I have been meaning to do for a while. :unsure:
On spoilerish deaths, use your judgment. If it's spoilerish, put it in spoiler tags and/or don't mention who.

On the X-Files, I'd never considered that a horror series, and IMDB doesn't have it tagged as such. I would certainly accept the episodes that quality as horror episodes, but not all on the whole.
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:circle:

Not going to get many watched this year because I have a crap-load of massive assessments, but I hope to get 10-20 films in.
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mightysparks wrote: September 27th, 2020, 1:11 am :circle:

Not going to get many watched this year because I have a crap-load of massive assessments, but I hope to get 10-20 films in.
And here I was hoping you were going to take up a hobby meth-habit and try and beat your record. :lol:
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 27th, 2020, 3:36 am
mightysparks wrote: September 27th, 2020, 1:11 am :circle:

Not going to get many watched this year because I have a crap-load of massive assessments, but I hope to get 10-20 films in.
And here I was hoping you were going to take up a hobby meth-habit and try and beat your record. :lol:
Sadly I don't think I'll ever come close to beating my record. Except maybe when I'm old and have nothing else going on...
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I already started

or maybe, I never stopped.
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I'm ready :banana: also I made a list of all Official Horror that isn't on TSZDT which I thought might come in handy as a reference for some people here https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/non- ... daviddoes/ I don't think it's perfect since I mostly used the horror tag to add everything and that tag is nowhere near perfect either :shrug:
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hello, is it the cute little Amish boy challenge ?
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I’m in. Aiming for ten movies or so. Thanks for hosting Max.
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Daviddoes wrote: September 27th, 2020, 5:35 am I'm ready :banana: also I made a list of all Official Horror that isn't on TSZDT which I thought might come in handy as a reference for some people here https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/non- ... daviddoes/ I don't think it's perfect since I mostly used the horror tag to add everything and that tag is nowhere near perfect either :shrug:
I've been digging out a lot of these too but didn't have the foresight to actually create a list for them. One other place I looked was mighty's blep list which has every movie that showed up on a horror list that's a part of TSZDT which dug out a few others.
Here are some others to add to it:
-In addition to Invocation of My Demon Brother, two other Anger shorts Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome and Fireworks also have the horror tag.
-These three on the new Cinema Tropical list have the horror tag on imdb but doesn't show up on the ICM filter tags: Good Manners (2017) [As Boas Maneiras], Hard Labor (2011) [Trabalhar Cansa], La llorona (2019)
-King Kong (1976)
-Outside Satan (2011) [Hors Satan]
-The Baby of Mâcon (1993)
-Gasu ningen dai 1 gô a.k.a. The Human Vapor (1960)
-The Hut (1981) [Pimak]
-Chin gei bin a.k.a. Vampire Effect (2003)
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Daviddoes wrote: September 27th, 2020, 5:35 am I'm ready :banana: also I made a list of all Official Horror that isn't on TSZDT which I thought might come in handy as a reference for some people here https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/non- ... daviddoes/ I don't think it's perfect since I mostly used the horror tag to add everything and that tag is nowhere near perfect either :shrug:
Added to OP. Thanks! :cheers:
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hurluberlu wrote: September 27th, 2020, 11:04 am hello, is it the cute little Amish boy challenge ?
If by "cute" you mean creepy and scary and the reason I don't like kids in small towns, then yes.
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 27th, 2020, 7:59 pm
hurluberlu wrote: September 27th, 2020, 11:04 am hello, is it the cute little Amish boy challenge ?
If by "cute" you mean creepy and scary and the reason I don't like kids in small towns, then yes.
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 27th, 2020, 7:59 pm
hurluberlu wrote: September 27th, 2020, 11:04 am hello, is it the cute little Amish boy challenge ?
If by "cute" you mean creepy and scary and the reason I don't like kids in small towns, then yes.
Don't you live in a small town? Must be tough walking around there.

But yes, I agree. Kids in a city are cool. Adults in a small town are cool. Kids in a small town are terrifying.
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blocho wrote: September 28th, 2020, 1:48 am
maxwelldeux wrote: September 27th, 2020, 7:59 pm
hurluberlu wrote: September 27th, 2020, 11:04 am hello, is it the cute little Amish boy challenge ?
If by "cute" you mean creepy and scary and the reason I don't like kids in small towns, then yes.
Don't you live in a small town? Must be tough walking around there.

But yes, I agree. Kids in a city are cool. Adults in a small town are cool. Kids in a small town are terrifying.
Well, yes, but only kinda. Small town of ~10k, but a northern suburb of Seattle, so it doesn't quite have the small town middle-of-nowhere vibe.

I used to live in a small town of ~5k in the middle of nowhere - it was a 2.5 hour drive to an airport that flew to more than one city. It was... scary. Like I was pretty scared to go to a bar in the area wearing a pink shirt, lest someone think I was a British Cigarette and try to physically express their disapproval.
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 28th, 2020, 2:03 am I used to live in a small town of ~5k in the middle of nowhere - it was a 2.5 hour drive to an airport that flew to more than one city. It was... scary. Like I was pretty scared to go to a bar in the area wearing a pink shirt, lest someone think I was a British Cigarette and try to physically express their disapproval.
What about the kids in that tiny town? Scary as hell?
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blocho wrote: September 28th, 2020, 2:32 am
maxwelldeux wrote: September 28th, 2020, 2:03 am I used to live in a small town of ~5k in the middle of nowhere - it was a 2.5 hour drive to an airport that flew to more than one city. It was... scary. Like I was pretty scared to go to a bar in the area wearing a pink shirt, lest someone think I was a British Cigarette and try to physically express their disapproval.
What about the kids in that tiny town? Scary as hell?
Yeah, it was hard to tell sometimes if the kids were just "outside playing" or "celebrating killing the last adult to become the leader of the church and we have a few hours to kill until our next human sacrifice to ensure a good corn harvest" :lol:
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mightysparks wrote: November 1st, 2019, 2:23 am And here's a compilation I made from all the films (no TV):

I didn't even remember making this, but it's got me pumped. Also have one I did from 2015:



I'm sure I had another but I can't find it, maybe it got deleted :think:


Found it:

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I’m ready to watch a few! Porbably not gonna get anywhere near my record, but I’ll try to get in a few! I like the challenges as well! This is basically the part of the year when I remember to check this forum!

Haven’t watched many horror movies this year, so hopefully I’ll get in a few this year!
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I'm in! Dusk Sept. 30th? Okay.
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I'm in. No idea how many I'll watch but I will definitely be catching a bunch of Indonesian, Filipino and Thai flicks, probably doing another marathon series (I did Elm Street, Crystal Lake, and the Bates motel the last three years), probably finishing off or coming close to finishing off the classic Universal and/or Hammer stuff, maybe getting through the few films from the TSZ top 100 that I haven't seen. Dunno. Certainly not going to make a run for the top but may try to best my personal record which I think might be just over 100.
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Going to try and watch the Ju-on/Grudge franchise in October, so count me in.
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OldAle1 wrote: September 28th, 2020, 4:20 pm I'm in. No idea how many I'll watch but I will definitely be catching a bunch of Indonesian, Filipino and Thai flicks, probably doing another marathon series (I did Elm Street, Crystal Lake, and the Bates motel the last three years), probably finishing off or coming close to finishing off the classic Universal and/or Hammer stuff, maybe getting through the few films from the TSZ top 100 that I haven't seen. Dunno. Certainly not going to make a run for the top but may try to best my personal record which I think might be just over 100.
The Shake, Rattle, and Roll series is Filipino and mostly from the 1990s if you want to kill multiple birds with one stone... :whistling:
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 28th, 2020, 9:52 pm
OldAle1 wrote: September 28th, 2020, 4:20 pm I'm in. No idea how many I'll watch but I will definitely be catching a bunch of Indonesian, Filipino and Thai flicks, probably doing another marathon series (I did Elm Street, Crystal Lake, and the Bates motel the last three years), probably finishing off or coming close to finishing off the classic Universal and/or Hammer stuff, maybe getting through the few films from the TSZ top 100 that I haven't seen. Dunno. Certainly not going to make a run for the top but may try to best my personal record which I think might be just over 100.
The Shake, Rattle, and Roll series is Filipino and mostly from the 1990s if you want to kill multiple birds with one stone... :whistling:
I know about those but don't know how to get them - the first one (from 1984 so no triple) is on YT but unsubbed and pretty bad looking. Second one, same thing. There are a few other things that have been easier to find so I dunno if I'll bother working on those.
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flavo5000 wrote: September 27th, 2020, 1:37 pm I've been digging out a lot of these too but didn't have the foresight to actually create a list for them. One other place I looked was mighty's blep list which has every movie that showed up on a horror list that's a part of TSZDT which dug out a few others.
Here are some others to add to it:
-In addition to Invocation of My Demon Brother, two other Anger shorts Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome and Fireworks also have the horror tag.
-These three on the new Cinema Tropical list have the horror tag on imdb but doesn't show up on the ICM filter tags: Good Manners (2017) [As Boas Maneiras], Hard Labor (2011) [Trabalhar Cansa], La llorona (2019)
-King Kong (1976)
-Outside Satan (2011) [Hors Satan]
-The Baby of Mâcon (1993)
-Gasu ningen dai 1 gô a.k.a. The Human Vapor (1960)
-The Hut (1981) [Pimak]
-Chin gei bin a.k.a. Vampire Effect (2003)
Thanks for the help with those additions :cheers: . Funnily enough I was going to make it a private list that only had my unchecked films on it, but there was a glitch when I chose to make it a private list and it went public. I didn't realize that it had glitched until I noticed that someone had watchlisted and I realized it would be a good list to add to the community :lol:
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OldAle1 wrote: September 28th, 2020, 10:14 pm
maxwelldeux wrote: September 28th, 2020, 9:52 pm
OldAle1 wrote: September 28th, 2020, 4:20 pm I'm in. No idea how many I'll watch but I will definitely be catching a bunch of Indonesian, Filipino and Thai flicks, probably doing another marathon series (I did Elm Street, Crystal Lake, and the Bates motel the last three years), probably finishing off or coming close to finishing off the classic Universal and/or Hammer stuff, maybe getting through the few films from the TSZ top 100 that I haven't seen. Dunno. Certainly not going to make a run for the top but may try to best my personal record which I think might be just over 100.
The Shake, Rattle, and Roll series is Filipino and mostly from the 1990s if you want to kill multiple birds with one stone... :whistling:
I know about those but don't know how to get them - the first one (from 1984 so no triple) is on YT but unsubbed and pretty bad looking. Second one, same thing. There are a few other things that have been easier to find so I dunno if I'll bother working on those.
Damn - you're right. 3 is on Prime, so I assumed the others were readily available. Alas, I was wrong.
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I'm in. Not really in the mood for nasty horror so I'll be focusing on old school Universal movies and other movies from that era.
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Bonus Challenge #1: Kill the Zombies!
This is a group challenge for survival. We must slay as many zombies as we can! To kill a zombie, all you have to do is watch a film from the They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? official list. The more we kill, the more likely we are to make it to November.
Been thinking about this. Couple of things:

1. Do you need us to indicate that the film is in the TSZDT canon? Might make your life easier.

2. Won't you exceed the character limit if we get to all 1000 titles (or even halfway there) under the spoiler tag?
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Oh, crap. Eligibility question already. :(

It seems that the "Horror" tag on IMDb has been removed from the film that I was planning to watch first for the Challenge:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7939766/

However, it is still tagged as Horror on iCM: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/im+ ... ng+things/

Obviously (?) I haven't seen it to judge. What do you think, max (or anyone else)? Does it count for the challenge?
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Seems eligible to me. I usually just google the film name + horror and see what the general consensus is if I’m not sure and everyone seems to be discussing it as a psychological horror.
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Yeah Ive seen it. Horror fits.
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I'd vote for a wide definition of horror, I enjoy a little variety, even on one challenge... After you've seen it, if you really think it couldn't fit any definition of horror, you don't have to include it in the challenge, but if it fits, then that's ok.
There's even a youtube video discussing whether it is horror, or not. That would definitely make it horror in a large meaning in my book.
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sol wrote: September 29th, 2020, 4:04 pm
maxwelldeux wrote: September 26th, 2020, 9:14 pm Bonus Challenge #1: Kill the Zombies!
This is a group challenge for survival. We must slay as many zombies as we can! To kill a zombie, all you have to do is watch a film from the They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? official list. The more we kill, the more likely we are to make it to November.
Been thinking about this. Couple of things:

1. Do you need us to indicate that the film is in the TSZDT canon? Might make your life easier.

2. Won't you exceed the character limit if we get to all 1000 titles (or even halfway there) under the spoiler tag?
1. That would be helpful, certainly!
2. Maybe/probably. But if we run into that issue, I'll adjust the way I'm presenting results. TBD.
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sol wrote: September 29th, 2020, 4:11 pm Oh, crap. Eligibility question already. :(

It seems that the "Horror" tag on IMDb has been removed from the film that I was planning to watch first for the Challenge:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7939766/

However, it is still tagged as Horror on iCM: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/im+ ... ng+things/

Obviously (?) I haven't seen it to judge. What do you think, max (or anyone else)? Does it count for the challenge?
Consensus rules - it's in! :thumbsup:
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FYI: the link in the OP for Hidden Horrors points to last year's list, this is the list for this year: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls098757377/ and icm: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/tszd ... htysparks/. Also the The 21st Century’s Most Acclaimed Horror Films list: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/the+ ... htysparks/.
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I'd like to take this opportunity to promote a ten-minute horror short that a friend of mine made that is called Misguided. You can see it here for free. I'm biased, but I think it's excellent.

If you like Misguided, you can find three more shorts he's made (all 2-6 minutes) on his website here, though none of them are on icm yet. If nothing else, his website is a lot of fun because it contains some tongue-in-cheek reviews he writes about horror movies in the guise of a character called P.G. Hauntedhouse.
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