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11:14 pm - 31 Days of Halloween 5: Son of the Bride of the Boss of 31 Days of Halloween
"I'm so glad I live in a world where are Octobers."
       -- L. M. Montgomery

I will grant a quote from Anne of Green Gables might be an unusual way to begin a month's worth of horror movie reviews, but the opening lines of Something Wicked This Way Comes just seemed too obvious.

Every October I make a point of watching one (1) horror movie every night, and making a post about it. In fact, tonight marks the fifth anniversary of my decision to do this, and--as always--it looks like a pretty daunting task from where I stand right now.

I have regular obligations on a couple of weeknights, which means that if I run up against a time crunch, I may have to resort to a TV special or the Halloween episode of some terrible sitcom you haven't thought about since 1992. One day I will organize myself so well that I'll begin the month with a list of 31 pre-chosen movies, but I've generally relied on recommendations from Netflix. This year, I'm going to make a conscious effort to be more careful in choosing films. There are huge subsections of the horror genre that just don't appeal to me, and I feel like I've missed out on a lot of the classics. Accordingly, I'm going to stick mostly to the mid-20th century. One way or the other, though, I'm going to come out the other side of October with 31 reviews written--even if I have to hack my way through.

Ready? Here we go.

October 1: The Bat
October 2: The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake
October 3: Devil Girl from Mars
October 4: Dead Men Walk
October 5: The House that Dripped Blood
October 6: Cry of the Banshee
October 7: Blood of Dracula's Castle
October 8: The Mad Monster
October 9: The Terror
October 10: The Wolf Man
October 11: Cat People
October 12: Drive-In Massacre
October 13: Deathgasm
October 14: The Brainiac
October 15: I, Frankenstein
October 16: The Mist
October 17: The World's End
October 18: The Undead
October 19: The Lazarus Effect
October 20: Mr. Jones
October 21: Nightbreed
October 22: Pontypool
October 23: Frankenstein's Army
October 24: The Midnight Hour
October 25: House of the Long Shadows
October 26: Demons
October 27: Black Sabbath
October 28: The Conjuring
October 29: Motel Hell
October 30: The Keep
October 31: Fright Night

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