Monthly Archives: October 2014

OHMC 2014 – The Saw-a-thon

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Here’s the thing about the October Challenge: sometimes, you end up wading through a lot of really awful films when you’re trying to get through 16 first time views. And then sometimes you’re me, who does it on purpose, with films that aren’t first time views. Hence…SAW SUNDAY. [SPOILERS AHEAD] Continue reading OHMC 2014 – The Saw-a-thon

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OHMC 2014 – Week Three: The Kitchen Sink

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The Challenge rolls along and we’re reaching the finish line with just over a week before Halloween! How have you been doing, if you’ve been playing along? Are you burning through the requirements like wildfire or taking it slow? Week three was a lot lighter than the previous two, with a weird mishmash of genres and styles, everything but the kitchen sink it seems. Read on! Continue reading OHMC 2014 – Week Three: The Kitchen Sink

OHMC 2014 Hidden Horror Contest Winners!

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It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for — the winners of the Hidden Horror book contest have been chosen! I’m am pleased to announce that through a completely mysterious, scientific process (random name picker dot org, basically), the two people who will receive a copy of this indispensable reference guide are…[drum roll]… Continue reading OHMC 2014 Hidden Horror Contest Winners!

OHMC 2014 – Week Two: A Music Box of Horrors

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Another week bites the dust in the October Horror Movie Challenge, bolstered by a trip to Chicago for the 10th annual Music Box of Horrors at the historic Music Box Theater. Several more views under the belt and I’m now a handful of films away from meeting the minimum challenge requirements. Read on! Continue reading OHMC 2014 – Week Two: A Music Box of Horrors

OHMC 2014 – Week One: The Ashmore Factor

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We’ve survived week one of the October Horror Challenge! So far, this year’s views have been a lot of re-watches, many of which were long overdue, and a couple of first time views that have largely been quite good. The heavy stuff is sure to come later, and it’s only a matter of time before I get stuck with a stinker. We’ll burn that bridge when we get to it, though. In the meantime, here’s what I watched from 1 October through 7 October:
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