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Skybound Horror Movie Picks!

Hey everyone! This week, we put together a list of our favorite horror films to commemorate the release of GHOSTED #10, the end of the awesome second arc (yes, it’s true, we aren’t JUST The Walking Dead). Check ’em out below and then comment and let us know what your favorites are! We’ll give away a copy of GHOSTED VOLUME 1 to one lucky commenter (chosen at random)!

Brian Huntington, Online Editorial Director

Don’t hold me to this, but today, it’s Poltergeist. I was very young when I first saw it and the clown under the bed and the tree outside the window scarred me for years. And it wasn’t like this was my first rodeo; I was also watching stuff like Alien and the Shining when I was very little (basically from 5 up—this is what happens when you have an older sister and young, hippie parents).

I think Poltergeist nails some basics very, very well. A) Why is the family not bolting out the front door? (Because their daughter is trapped in limbo, and they DO send their other kids away). B) Is the family relatable? (Yes, I love the shot of them sharing a joint in bed). C) Does the horror ramp up? (Absolutely, from the fun in the kitchen to the entire house going to hell by the end). D) And the movie also deals with experts in a great way: they’ve seen things but NOTHING even close to this. When the experts are out of their league, shit is going down.

RUNNERS UP: The Shining, Alien, The Thing (John Carpenter’s), Terminator, Paranormal Activity, probably a ton others I’ll kick myself for forgetting later.

Lizzy Iverson, Business Development Assistant

Although I’ve watched my fair share of horror films, I generally consider myself the token not-a-horror-person person. As is such, I’m going to say that The Cabin in the Woods is currently my favorite horror film. It’s fresh, it’s funny, and Joss Whedon. Most importantly, its twists on horror tropes are original and thoughtful, and you’ll never look at mermaids the same way again.

Runner-ups: Let The Right One In, The Host, Hard Candy, Alien, The Shining, The Silence of the Lambs

June Alian, Publicity Director

I’ve been a fan of the horror genre from a very young age (probably too young) so it is really hard to choose a favorite, but at this particular moment I would have to say the original The Texas Chainsaw Massacre still holds up as one of the scariest films I’ve ever seen. And sorry youngins, the version with the girl married to Justin Timberlake is not the original. The 1974 Tobe Hooper classic features cinematography that creates the feeling that the events happening on screen might just be happening in your own backyard. I was, and am, more afraid of things that seem like they could actually happen to me, and well, the first time I saw chainsaw-wielding Leatherface made me want to pee my pants and lock my doors (even though he could saw right through them).

A few close runners up include French horror film High Tension (Haute Tension), Candyman (I still can’t see Tony Todd without wanting to run away screaming), The Town That Dreaded Sundown, and the list goes on and on! I want to take this opportunity to give a shout out to my two favorite Los Angeles-based indie movie houses, Cinefamily and The New Beverly, who give us Angelenos the opportunity to see truly scary independent horror films as well as classics that continue to frighten moviegoers. If you’re ever in Los Angeles make sure to check out their calendar listings for some awesome, hard to find movie options!

Helen Leigh, Editorial Assistant

I like to watch The Shining every Christmas eve. I think we all know it’s a great movie, so I’ll just say that enforced cheerfulness bums me out, and it’s fun to counteract that by watching Jack Nicholson go batshit for a few hours. Plus, it does have snow, so it’s totally festive. Don’t try to tell me otherwise.

Close runner up: John Carpenter’s The Thing. Amazing. Also Alien.

Rachel Skidmore, Office Manager

This is so tough to answer! I love horror films, and I suppose I also was probably watching them too young.  I was allowed to watch anything if it would also entertain my parents, and they got a kick out of me wandering around saying “REDRUM.”  Added bonus, I love to get scared.  If a trailer makes me want to pee my pants or cry out of the sheer anticipation of fear, I am dying to see it in theaters.  I also really like horror films that are either campy or pulpy or gory or funny, or all of the above.  So, rather than choose an all-time favorite, let’s talk about the most surprisingly enjoyable horror film I’ve seen recently – Killer Joe.  I’ll admit it, I turned it on for the McConaughey and stayed for the Friedkin.  It began with a nice dose of trailer trash revenge-lust, dove right into the fearsome and sickly hilarious, and ended in a bloodbath.  So, if you’d like to experience a little more McConaughey (or you’re a fan of the indie “it” girl Juno Temple), I highly recommend it.  Sick, twisted and so much fun!

Runners Up: The Cabin in the Woods, Scream 3, Final Destination 3-D, Drag Me to Hell, Little Shop of Horrors, Grindhouse, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, The Conjuring … and the list goes on and on…

Sean Mackiewicz, Editorial Director

Serial killers. Demons. Witches. Dreamscape child molesters. Those tricks worked on me as a kid. But your own body turning against you? Fuck. That type of horror is enduring. And David Cronenberg’s THE FLY? That’s a laser focused revolt of the flesh. A scientist on the verge of a world changing scientific discovery unwittingly commits himself to a death sentence. His lover must bear witness to his transformation: from red hot sexual dynamo to pitiable gene trash. All of us are falling apart, but Seth Brundle did it in style.

Stephan The Intern

Stanley Kubrick’s classic, The Shining, has been terrifying me for as long as I remember. Every time I watch the movie, a new detail emerges to me, new symbolism or a greater depth of Jack Nicholson’s madness. The imagery Kubrick uses to depict the subtle presence of spirits, the very house reeks of the supernatural. Some of the most iconic scenes to ever appear on movie screens come from this horror masterpiece: blood spilling from an elevator, twin girls standing in an endless hallway, a man breaking down a door with an axe. His madness has always been what captures my attention, his descent from failed author and husband to insane shell of a man. He desperately sought out a new life for his family but as he is told by the specters that have seduced him, “You’ve always been the caretaker.”

Like we said at the start of the article, let us know your favorite horror movies or weigh in on our choices in the comments and we’ll randomly select a commenter to receive a copy of GHOSTED VOLUME 1 by Joshua Williamson and Goran Sudzuka!

UPDATED: And the winner is… Andrew! Congrats!

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  1. Jason Thomas May 22, 2014 at 4:16 pm - Reply

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 : Dream Warriors

    • Jason Thomas May 22, 2014 at 4:20 pm - Reply

      Honorable mention’s Trick ‘r Treat , The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Hills Have Eyes , The Strangers , Fright Night , Child’s Play ..

      • Stuart O May 22, 2014 at 11:37 pm - Reply
        • Jason Thomas May 23, 2014 at 2:38 am - Reply

          Yes I like Evil Dead especially like Army of Darkness.

          • Andrew C. Howard May 24, 2014 at 7:54 am

            They’re making a new Army of Darkness (Evil Dead 4) with Bruce Campbell. I heard Arnold Swartzenegger asked to be in the movie and Bruce Campbell told him he had to audition like anyone else and Arnold got butt-hurt!

          • Jason Thomas May 24, 2014 at 11:53 am

            I will be checking for that movie .. I still need to watch the remake of the Evil Dead

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 26, 2014 at 3:50 pm

            Same here. I loved Evil Dead movies, but I just didn’t get around to seeing the remake. Something to do with being skeptical of all remakes of movies I loved that turn out bad. I’ll still give it a shot though.

          • Jason Thomas May 27, 2014 at 7:26 am

            Speaking of remakes I liked the Fright Night remake. I kinda liked Texas Chainsaw remakes. I wish they would have got the Nightmare on elm street reboot right it wasn’t terrible but it had so much potential especially with the casting of Freddy . Halloween was pretty good I like Rob Zombies stuff . Friday the 13th wasn’t bad .

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 27, 2014 at 8:47 am

            Fright Night was one of my favorite classic childhood horrors, so maybe since you gave it a recommendation I’ll check out the remake. It’s just way too hard to top the Texas Chainsaw movie; the first one would just be too hard to do any justice. I guess I have a few more remakes to give a shot since they have the Jason Thomas seal of approval.

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 3:49 pm

            That’s just wrong. Bruce Campbell should be shoe-in for an Army of Darkness remake. He got a cameo in Oz the Great and Powerful for Christ sake.

          • Andrew C. Howard May 24, 2014 at 4:08 pm

            Bruce is in it. He made Arnold audition. Also, I’ve never seen Oz but if you want some good Bruce Campbell action watch Bubba Hotep or the old TV series The Adventures of Brisco County Junior. That’s some good stuff!

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 4:23 pm

            I sadly have to admit I have not seen Bubba Hotep, but it’s on my “to-watch-list” competing with half a short box full of comics. Campbell only had a brief cameo in the new Oz. However, I watched The Adventures of Brisco County Junior episodes weekly as they came out. I was only a teen when those episodes aired and I remember adoring it.It’s good to see that Arnold had to audition for Bruce Campbell for a shot!

          • Andrew C. Howard May 24, 2014 at 4:28 pm

            It definitely put him in his place. I loved Brisco as a kid but you should buy the series on DVD. It’s real cheap on Amazon. There’s a lot of references in the show you probably didn’t get as a kid and it makes it that much better. Bruce has done a lot of cameos though. Sam Raimi directed the first 3 Spider-Man movies and I believe Bruce cameo’d in all of them. I know he was the ring announcer in the first. He is also listed on IMDb as being in the Evil Dead remake as Ash (uncredited) but I fail to remember seeing him.

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm

            I’ll have to give Brisco another shot to catch the references. I definitely was into the Evil Dead series. I know I loved Brisco as a teen. I’m kind of over the super hero genre, so eventually I’ll get around to checking those out. As a pre-teen/teen I kind of got burned-out on super heroes. I was reading tons of Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man, Venom, Carnage, etc. Although, I really liked the Avengers, Iron Man, X-Men movies; Spider Man just didn’t really do much for me. Amazon Instant here I come! LOL!

        • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 3:44 pm - Reply

          Evil Dead series Awesome, but more in line with Return of the Living Dead. Horror-comedy all the way.

      • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 23, 2014 at 9:28 pm - Reply

        Ah yes, Fright Night (1985). That’s another one I recently suggested to my gf while she was binge watching horror movies on Netflix. I just barely noticed that Charlie’s gf is Marcy Darcy from Married with Children.

        • Jason Thomas May 24, 2014 at 3:19 pm - Reply
          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 3:41 pm

            LOL to the AI. My gf is almost a generation younger than me so I’m giving her some valuable horror recommendations. Fright Night, Hellraiser, I just can’t understand how the younger generation horror enthusiasts haven’t considered these movies. I’ve thoroughly watched horror movies going back to the 30s.

          • Jason Thomas May 24, 2014 at 4:21 pm

            My wife and I are about a generation apart also I’m the younger one in the relationship though she schools me on some stuff sometimes lol . Have you seen Once Bitten or The Monster Squad ? I haven’t taken it back to the 30’s . Any recommendations?

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 4:39 pm

            It’s really hard to go back that far because 30s – 60s horror really has nothing on the newer horror generation. My personal recommendations are Maniac (1934), Metropolis (1927), The Last Man on Earth (Vincent Price 1960) which is basis of the Charleston Heston Omega Man from the 1970s, which is the basis for I am Legend starring Will Smith. The Bat (starring Vincent Price 1959), Carnival of Souls (1962), Dementia 13 (1963), House on Haunted Hill (1959), Nightmare Castle (1965, which I highly recommended), The Brain that wouldn’t Die (1962) are all good starting point for classic horror. You can actually find 25-50 movie bundles of classic horror films on the cheap on dvd if you know where to look.

      • Andrew C. Howard May 24, 2014 at 7:52 am - Reply

        Trick or treat was really cool! One of my favorites. I can’t believe I forgot about Chucky also.

    • Andrew May 23, 2014 at 8:25 am - Reply
  2. Joseph Thomas May 22, 2014 at 4:17 pm - Reply

    Day/Dawn of the dead. Suprised no zombie flicks in here!

    • Brian May 22, 2014 at 4:46 pm - Reply

      Didn’t I say I’d be kicking myself for forgetting some. Not at the top of my list, but Dawn of the Dead is WAY up there. Day not so much but some of that movie almost killed me from fear. Not part of the Romero series but Return of the Living Dead scared the crap outta me when I was little as well. And I consider it more comedy than horror but Shaun of the Dead is one of the best movies ever.

      • Andrew May 22, 2014 at 5:12 pm - Reply

        Return of the Living Dead and Shaun of the Dead.. so great. So funny.

      • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 23, 2014 at 9:14 pm - Reply

        My mom and I used to rent horror movies every Friday night when I was a little kid. We were really into zombie movies. Return of the Living Dead and Return of the Living Dead II were definitely some highlights from my childhood. The two movies had almost the exact same cast and story. I remember when they were in a car in part II, one of the guys who was infected said something like “it feels so strange, like we’ve been through all this before”. It was a total horror comedy. At the end of part II one of the zombie being electrocuted is dressed like Michael Jackson from thriller and he does a split second dance. Hilarious stuff.

    • Jason Thomas May 23, 2014 at 2:43 am - Reply

      Bub is awesome . The remake didn’t come close to the original in my opinion.

  3. Sarah Grace May 22, 2014 at 4:18 pm - Reply

    High Tension & Frontiere(s) are 2 of my favorites. Highly recommended, check them both out.

  4. Andrew May 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm - Reply

    Man, I don’t even know where to begin. Horror’s my favorite genre so if we’re talking straight up horror then my overall favorite film of all-time is the original Halloween. So stoked about that Blu-ray collection that’s coming out in September. That along with the Blu-ray release of TWD S4 and then S5 premiering? Not to mention the new beginning in the comics? This Fall’s gonna be amazing.

    Back on topic though, I also really really like Maniac – specifically the one that stars Elijah Wood. Such a brilliant film. I love The Strangers and I also really enjoy Pet Sematary, Carrie (original and remake), Let the Right One In (original and remake), the Underworld franchise (aside from Rise of the Lycans). Um.. Cabin in the Woods was great. Frank Darabont’s The Mist was really well done, I thought. I enjoyed You’re Next, too. Dawn of the Dead, of course. Return of the Living Dead…

    OH! How could I forget, you can never go wrong with the Evil Dead trilogy. So many great horror flicks. I’m really glad you guys posted this, I don’t get to talk about my favorite horror flicks much so it’s cool to be able to do it now.

  5. Jessica Wickson May 22, 2014 at 5:08 pm - Reply

    I’ve been watching horror movies since I was two. And the one that I love the most is Halloween. Everything about that movie is awesome. I have been a fan of the films and I recommend everyone to watch this awesome film.

  6. Gregarious Raptopoulos May 22, 2014 at 6:25 pm - Reply

    The first Hellraiser is pretty horrifying. My gf was asking about some older horror stuff and I recommended it to her. She’s into some pretty serious horror, but she had to press pause and take a break for a few minutes because she thought it was intense. American Werewolf in London, Maniac (1934), Nightmare Castle, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, Alien/s, 28 Days Later, Dawn/Day of the Dead, Cujo, Jacob’s Ladder, Reanimator, Creep Show, and Candyman are some other good ones. Fire In The Sky also scared the crap out of me when I was a teen, although I’m not sure if that’s technically considered a horror.

  7. James May 22, 2014 at 7:02 pm - Reply

    Growing up I was very sheltered from violent movies; I wasn’t even allowed to watch “M” rated movies (note I live in Australia and M movies are essentially PG13 movies) until I was at least 13, so I haven’t had much experience with horror films. But over the past 2 or so years I have started to watch horror films and yeah, I can definitely see what the hype is about.

    My favourite one at the moment would have to be Cabin in the Woods. Clever, funny, original, gorey. What else do you need? Some honourable mentions go to Saw (the franchise was pretty good but the original nailed it), Hostel (one of the only films that has really made me cringe), the recently watched Exorcist and undeniably Peter Jackson’s Braindead.
    Cheers for a great article guys.

    • Andrew C. Howard May 24, 2014 at 12:34 pm - Reply

      I love the way you spell your words with British English. When I write professionally I love to add the “u” to words but spell-checker always thinks I’ve misspelled the word. Also, don’t feel bad about being sheltered as a kid. That’s just good parenting. My first horror film was Pet Cemetery and I was close to 11 or 12. When I was a kid “butt” was a bad word.

  8. Stanley Ho May 22, 2014 at 7:22 pm - Reply

    Alien anyone? The chestburster scene scarred kid-me for life…

  9. Stuart O May 22, 2014 at 11:36 pm - Reply

    Evil dead, carrie (original), Alien, and dawn of the dead are my top picks, everyone of these had me scared of of my wits growing up.

  10. CarlforPresident May 23, 2014 at 2:04 am - Reply

    Jacob’s Ladder is one of the best psych thrillers ever.

  11. Bastet May 23, 2014 at 3:47 am - Reply

    I love this post! Horror is my favorite genre!
    My all-time favorite is The Grudge/Ju On (if it has an Asian version, I’m in!). The first time I watched it, I had all the lights turned off. My kids ran into the den to find out why I screamed. My husband discovered that he could sit beside me & poke me into jumping out of my skin, which crawled throughout the movie. I have watched it again & got the same effect.
    Runners-up would be The Exorcist, 30 Days of Night, The Possession, 13 Ghosts, & Mirrors. I love a lot of the ones already mentioned here, too!

  12. Andrew C. Howard May 23, 2014 at 7:27 am - Reply

    If I had to choose one of the Skybound teams picks it would definitely be The Shining. But honestly, there are no scary movies. Zombie wise 28 Days Later was a beast! Imagine running forever and never getting away. Any film about a viral outbreak is scary because it really could happen. House of a 1000 Corpses is one screwed up movie that’ll make most people wet themselves. I’ll tell you one time I was zooted on some “Coca-Coal” and was watching Saw 2 or 3 and almost had to leave the theater after the opening torture scene. Hostel scared a lot of people away from Europe (idjits) but I you watch the bonus features the “Based on Real Events” is that in Thailand, Thai people kidnap and sell their own people for rich business types to sexually abuse, torture and kill. Pretty scary if you’re Thai but most countries don’t mess with tourist. But by far, the “scariest” horror film ever made has to be……a tie!

    THE HILLS HAVE EYES & HILLSIDE CANNIBALS!!!

    Rape, kidnapping, murder, incest, deformities, government nuclear testing, cannibalism… it’s just an all around messed up movie. Both movies came out about the same time and were very disturbing. Loosely based on Sawney Bean and his ruthless family.

    BUT…if you want “Reality TV”…the scariest film and the scariest series are…

    CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST & FACES OF DEATH!

    Cannibal Holocaust follows real tribes in South America, who are cannibals, and real people were killed and eaten. (NOTE: The director claims no one was actually killed in the movie but I doubt that. This movie was banned for a long time and referred to as a “snuff” film at one point.)

    If you’ve never seen Faces of Death….you suck! I remember as a kid seeing the marquee lit up on Halloween announcing “Faces of Death, Halloween Night, Adults Only”. When I finally got a hold of that series on VHS (They were before DVD’s and after Beta Max… these rectangular boxes that held a movie on a strip of tape… like a cassette… you don’t know what that is either… omg! wtf? I’m getting too old.) my mind was blown. Real murder. Real suicide. Real monkey brains. hehehe 😉 There are many knock-offs (one with a death metal soundtrack which is pretty brutal) but Faces of Death is indescribable. You just have to watch it! Even with the internet today, Faces of Death is the truth. Unless you’re watching this film series online, nothing else compares. I know this is a lot, but as an actor, writer and filmmaker I have to know these things…

    Shameless plug:

    http://imdb.me/andrewhoward

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3338678/combined

    • Bastet May 23, 2014 at 8:12 am - Reply

      Have been on the hunt for Cannibal Holocaust.

      • Andrew C. Howard May 23, 2014 at 8:54 am - Reply

        Cannibal Holocaust [Blu-ray]

        3 Disc Deluxe Edition – 2 Blu-rays + CD

        New hi-definition digital restoration of the original director’s cut
        Spectacular digital stereo re-mix and original mono mix
        2 feature-length commentary tracks – with director Ruggero Deodato and star Robert Kerman, and with stars Carl Yorke and Francesca Ciardi
        New in-depth interviews with Ruggero Deodato, Francesca Ciardi, assistant director/co-star Salvo Basile (shot in Columbia!) and cameraman Roberto Forges Davazati
        Classic interviews with Robert Kerman, Carl Yorke and Oscar-nominated composer Riz Ortolani
        Extensive still galleries and theatrical trailers from around the world
        BONUS CD- original soundtrack album by Riz Ortolani newly remastered in stunning 24bit/96khz sound from the original studio master tapes
        Glossy 24-page booklet containing liner notes by director Eli Roth, legendary horror journalist Chas. Balun, Euro-music expert Gergely Hubai and Italian exploitation film authority Martin Biene
        Shocking reversible cover with original art by notorious illustrator Rick Melton
        Beautiful embossed slip cover
        9 Easter eggs! – including the Grindhouse Releasing theatrical re-release premiere and Necrophagia music video directed by Jim VanBebber
        AND OTHER SURPRISES!
        http://www.amazon.com/Cannibal-Holocaust-Blu-ray-Robert-Kerman/dp/B00K8EVSVI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1400860342&sr=8-1&keywords=Cannibal+Holocaust

      • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 5:12 pm - Reply

        Cannibal Holocaust is pretty hardcore. Actual real animal mutilations being filmed. As much as a horror fan as I am, I don’t think I can handle real animals being killed on screen. I’m one of those rare vegetarian horror fans. I’m not sure that there are very many of us actually, but I’m not veggie for health reasons.

        • Bastet May 25, 2014 at 7:35 am - Reply

          I’m glad that you brought this out. I’ve only seen the name of this movie on a “Most Disturbing of All Time” list & wanted to check it out. I can do morbid, but I draw the line at animal killing, especially if this footage is actually real! It stopped me from finishing Faces of Death, even though what was depicted wasn’t considered cruelty but an inside view of food processing. Weird how it’s easier to see humans killed than animals in fiction, although I don’t know how it would affect me to see real footage of human slaughter (not sure about the animal scenes in this film but I’m sure the human depictions are all fiction). I’ve glimpsed real photos of death & that stayed with me for weeks!
          No, I’m not that hardcore!
          Thanks for saving me $36!

          • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 26, 2014 at 3:45 pm

            Yeah, no problem. From what I’ve heard the scenes are actual animals being mutilated on film and the human scenes were suspected to be actual snuff, but I think the latter was later debunked.

  13. David Redhawk-DaSilva May 23, 2014 at 7:30 am - Reply

    Most of the movies you all picked were good especially John Carpenters The THING and The original Texas Chainsaw Massacre But in my eyes the best horror movie will always be THE EXORCIST Directors cut because it brought in a few more elements with Regan crawling upside down on the stairs and just a few more screams and gore. then most

  14. Jason Thomas May 23, 2014 at 1:04 pm - Reply

    Rachel Skidmore office manager has the best list out of the bunch in my opinion.

  15. Bastet May 24, 2014 at 5:54 am - Reply

    I FORGOT ONE…..ARACHNOPHOBIA….the one I will NEVER watch again!!
    EV – ER!!

    • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 5:50 pm - Reply

      In Arizona we have spiders with lobster arms and tails with venomous stingers at the end called scorpions. I’m honestly the only person I’ve ever met in from AZ that has never been stung by one of those fuckers.

      • Jason Thomas May 24, 2014 at 6:26 pm - Reply
        • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 24, 2014 at 6:31 pm - Reply

          From what I’ve been told, stepping on one feels like stepping on a lit cigarette, but with lingering sensation afterwards. In high school I had this crazy friend who picked one up by hand. After the third try he picked it up by the tail. I’ll never forget what he said after it stung him several times; . “Oh, my heart!, It will pass”. LOL

      • Bastet May 25, 2014 at 7:39 am - Reply

        Funny thing is, I’d probably keep one of these as pets (minus the stinger). I’ve hatched & raised praying mantids for the past two years. Have had iguanas, would have a pet snake, had a baby caiman, & caught all kinds of things out in the yard. But I hyperventilate over an eight-legged freak!!

        • Gregarious Raptopoulos May 26, 2014 at 3:40 pm - Reply

          I’ve had pet scorpions and tarantulas. I grew up in the Arizona desert so we caught all kinds of crazy stuff. We pitted a scorpion vs some other crazy looking spider and the spider won that battle. Praying mantis’ are awesome. You can buy eggs and put them in your garden. They hatch and eat all the poisonous spiders. Plus they aren’t really a danger to humans at all. I also had an Iguana at one point, but I couldn’t train him to poop on newspaper so I let him go to a friend. I basically just let him run wild around the house.

    • Stuart O May 27, 2014 at 5:08 am - Reply

      still give me the creeps and gets me itching !!

      • Bastet May 27, 2014 at 6:04 am - Reply

        I didn’t see it when it first came out. I was dared to watch it & had to work up to it. I remember my hair bothered me for days…wanted to keep it balled up & off my neck. I can’t even get near enough to a spider to kill it.

    • Jason Thomas May 27, 2014 at 3:14 pm - Reply

      I love that movie.. I love spiders too.

  16. Andrew C. Howard May 24, 2014 at 7:40 am - Reply

    I like my original post but I was just thinking. I love the TV show Supernatural. Any time someone says that they had a weird dream Dean always asks them, “Clowns or Midgets?” So that got me thinking about Killer Clowns from Outer Space. The 80’s had a lot of great horror flicks. Ghoulies, Gremlins, Critters, Stepfather, Camp Sleepaway and of course the Big 3…(you know, the ones starring Michael, Jason & Freddy!)

  17. Heavy Metal Un1c0rn May 26, 2014 at 9:29 pm - Reply

    I have to go with the classics like Wolf-Man, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Creature form the Black lagoon. While these aren’t truly scary by todays standards, they’re excellent films.

  18. Chris Bigger May 28, 2014 at 5:48 pm - Reply

    My horror movies are in no order.. Rob Zombies house of 1,000 corpses and the devils rejects. Zack Snyders Dawn of the Dead. George Romero Diary of the Dead I liked the Collector as well.. Jus a few

  19. Bastet June 7, 2014 at 6:04 am - Reply

    Who got this one, Lizzy? I wanna find out how good Ghosted is.


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