31 Days of Terror 2018

This book includes 35 thematic lists and several bonus lists. Each list contains 31 highly recommended horror movies sorted from worst to best.

1) Roll a six-sided die twice and record your two results in the order they were thrown.

2) Find the numbers rolled within the table of contents. Once there, you will be redirected to a thematic list of highly recommended horror movies.

3) The first movie listed is tagged October 1st.

4) Write this result down on the first line of your watchlist. Watchlist templates may be found at the end of this book.

5) Rinse and repeat this sequence 30 more times to create a completely random set of movies for every day in October.

Dead Alive

A man tries to contain a zombie outbreak originating from his home.
Slapstick Gore
Horror for Beginners

 

New Zealand
1992
Feature Film
Realism: 
Supernatural
Animals: 
Imaginary
Babies: 
Newborn
Cultists: 
Tribal
Relative: 
Mother
Related
Catastrophes: 
Collapse
Giant: 
Golem
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Dead alive and kicking!
8
6
6
7.04
4
4
3
Effects
Performances
Plot
We mostly owe the masterpiece that is Dead Alive, AKA Brain Dead, to Peter Jackson. He’s grown infinitely more resourceful since 1987’s Bad Taste, which wasn’t bad at all, but this one is full throttle. It is very dynamic and never dull. It all starts with a cute love story that won’t remain cute for very long. See, Lionel’s mother is decaying and slowly turning into a zombie…
Dead Alive contains the kind of gore so extreme it makes you piss your pants; not because you’re frightened but because you’re chortling uncontrollably. It makes you jump, it makes you want to vomit, but you’re never exactly scared. The special effects are, for lack of a better word, orgiac. This is easily one of the best zombie movies ever made, and it looks like nothing else.
The acting is odd, the dialogue is awkward, but those aspects are charming more than they are annoying. The last act is an absolute blast. It is particularly gruesome. It is a non-stop gore fest; easily one of the most memorable moments in horror movie history. It’ll make you scratch your head as to how exactly the practical effects were made. In fact, this whole production is a beautiful enigma!
Alternate Titles: 
Braindead
Streaks of Terror 2019: My Favorite Horror Movie Franchises

Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hellraiser, Child’s Play, Scream, Saw, Alien, Predator, Evil Dead – Film critic Steve Hutchison covers some of his favorite horror movie franchises, providing a synopsis, a review, and ranking all installments.

The Almanac of Terror 2019: 89 Years of Horror Movie Statistics

The following recommendation lists are based on 2000 horror movie reviews. They were extracted from a database and formatted for this book. Tales of Terror (www.terror.ca) is an online “gamified” tool designed for horror fans, students, authors and filmmakers. “Gamification” is the adaptation and transformation of tangible concepts into empirical games. Not unlike sport publications, fantasy leagues and role-playing games, the Almanac of Terror mixes and aggregates different statistics, facts, ratings and opinions. Most of the lists included in this book are sorted from best to worst according to their overall score. Some lists are sorted by pertinence. Our classification method uses genres, subgenres, ambiances and antagonists. Our different ratings are as follows: stars, story, creativity, action, quality, gimmick, and rewatchability. We sometimes use the “creepiness” factor when populating certain lists.

66 All-Japanese Horror Movies

This book contains 66 reviews of horror films written and ranked by critic and blogger Steve Hutchison. Each description includes five ratings (stars, story, creativity, acting, quality), a synopsis and a review. All 66 movies were produced exclusively by Japan. How many have you seen?

Trends of Terror 2019: 101 Horror Movies for Beginners

Have you been recently introduced to horror movies? You want to explore the genre and don’t know where to start? Here are 101 simple and accessible ranked horror movies you should definitely check out. How many have you seen?

66 All-British Horror Movies

This book contains 66 reviews of horror films written and ranked by critic and blogger Steve Hutchison. Each description includes five ratings (stars, story, creativity, acting, quality), a synopsis and a review. All 66 movies were produced exclusively by the United Kingdom. How many have you seen?