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Daisychain of Horror - by Rob Braithwaite

It's October. Boo!

31 days, 31 links in a chain of terror and horror and a few laughs. Watch them all ...if you dare.

 

Boo!

The Changeling (1980)
Grieving the loss of his wife and daughter, a composer moves into a house that is obviously haunted.

George C. Scott also starred in...

Exorcist III (1990)
It's a better sequel to The Exorcist than Exorcist II: The Heretic.

Brad Dourif was also in...

Child's Play (1988)
The spirit of a killer possesses the coveted doll of a little boy.

Chris Sarandon showed up in...

Fright Night (2011)
A teenager grows suspicious of his new neighbor's behavior.

Anton Yelchin also starred in...

Green Room (2015)
A punk band is trapped by murderous neo-nazis.

Patrick Stewart was also in...

Lifeforce (1985)
Space vampires? It's a weird one.

Tobe Hooper also directed...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The title is self-explanatory.

John Larroquette was present in...

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
It's like the TV show but a movie!

Joe Dante also directed...

The Howling (1981)
Things that howl: dogs and werewolves. This isn't Cujo.

Dee Wallace was featured in...

The Frighteners (1996)
A medium and two lingering ghosts are the only ones who can save the town they have been conning.

Jim Fyfe took up space in...

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
A investigator is hired to find a missing horror author whose books are driving people insane.

John Carpenter also directed...

The Fog (1980)
Arrrrr, there be danger in that fog.

Janet Leigh kicked things off in...

Psycho (1960)
On the run after stealing from her boss, a woman spends a night in a roadside motel.

Incidentally, Gateway Film Center will be showing Alfred Hitchcock movies throughout October. Check out the schedule here.

Bernard Herrmann also scored...

Sisters (1972)
A woman witnesses a murder from her apartment. No, this isn't Rear Window.

Margot Kidder was also in...

Black Christmas (1974)
A killer finds plenty of victims in a sorority house during Christmas break.

Leslie Carson was also in...

The Fly (1986)
A daring scientist fucks it all up in a horrific way.

David Cronenberg also directed...

The Dead Zone (1983)
If you could see the future would you change it?

Michael Kramer also scored...

Event Horizon (1997)
It's a ghost (space)ship. But where has it been?

Sam Neill also starred in...

Dead Calm (1989)
A couple's solitary voyage is disrupted when they take on the sole survivor of a sunken ship.

Nicole Kidman also starred in...

The Others (2001)
A woman is haunted by ghosts while she awaits her husband's return from WWI.

Christopher Ecceleston also eventually showed up in...

28 Days Later (2002)
It's not a zombie movie.

Brendan Gleeson was also in...

Lake Placid (1999)
A peaceful lake community is upended by attacks from the deep. ...however deep lakes go.

blink and you'll miss Bridget Fonda in...

Army of Darkness (1992)
Time travel, demons and a boomstick. Oh my.

Sam Raimi also directed...

Drag Me to Hell (2009)
I hope to never find myself on the business end of a curse.

Cinematographer Peter Deming also shot...

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
Strange things are afoot at the cabin in the woods.

Sigourney Weaver was on the screen a lot more in...

Alien (1979)
It's the first Alien movie, dummy.

Jerry Goldsmith also scored...

Magic (1978)
Speaking of dummy, a ventriloquist's doll infects a man's mind.

Anthony Hopkins also starred in...

The Wolfman (2010)
Gothic aesthetic is on glorious overdrive in this vintage tale. (seek out the director's cut)

Emily Blunt also starred in...

Wind Chill (2007)
During a snow storm is a terrible time to break down on an isolated road.

Cinematographer Dan Lausten also shot...

Silent Hill (2006)
A mother searches for her daughter on an alternate plain full of dark corners and jump scares.

Alice Krige was also featured in...

Ghost Story (1981)
Every year four old men tell each other scary stories. This year they will be in their own.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boo!