Octoblur 2017: Annual Horror-ish Movie Nightmar-a-thon (2017)

Octoblur 2017: Annual Horror-ish Movie Nightmare-a-thon

By dorrk, October 1st 2017
Yet another October horror movie marathon. This one isn't different, just better.

For the past four years, I've been trying to watch at least 31 horror movies per year during October. Because this is a stupid thing to do, and results in only a hazy memory of the lesser films, I call it "Octoblur."

This is the fourth year that I'll be covering my mania on this website and social media. This year, instead of trying to write a review of each movie — an activity which cuts significantly into my movie-watching — I'll be posting brief notes on social media and collecting them here, for all movies, on this one page.

In past years I've tried to devote ample time to the rich traditions of Italian and Japanese horror, but this year I may try to explore some less-celebrated niches of world horror cinema, or select more obscure titles from otherwise well-known horror movie cultures. As usual, however, I'll also be catching up on some of the more recent high profile and indie horror movies that I've been saving up all year for this month.

Octoblur 2017's Movie LOG

45 - Maniac (1980)

44 - Maniac Cop (1988)

43 - The Devils (1971)

42 - Gerald's Game (2017)

41 - The Manitou (1978)

40 - Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

39 - Christine (1983)

38 - The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

37 - Better Watch Out (2016)

36 - Oculus (2013)

35 - Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

34 - At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul (1964)

33 - The Evil Dead (1981)

32 - City of the Living Dead (1980)

31 - Kill Baby Kill (1966)

30 - Phenomena (1985)

29 - Centipede Horror (1982)

28 - The Grudge (2004)

27 - The Wolf Man (1941)

26 - Strange Circus (2005)

25 - Shura (1971)

24 - Greatful Dead (2013)

23 - Hex (1980)

22 - Gozu (2003)

21 - Night of a Thousand Cats (1972)

20 - Happy Death Day (2017)

20 - Happy Death Day (2017)
Happy Death Day (2017)

Dir: Christopher Landon

19 - Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)

18 - Island of Lost Souls (1933)

17 - The Hour of the Wolf (1968)

16 - The Curse of the Cat People (1944)

15 - Cementerio del terror (1985)

14 - The Isle (2000)

13 - Wilczyca (1983)

12 - Eyes of My Mother (2016)

11 - Raw (2016)

10 - The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

09 - Mark of the Vampire (1935)

08 - It Comes at Night (2017)

07 - Before I Wake (2016)

06 - A Cure for Wellness (2017)

05 - Just Before Dawn (1981)

04 - Absentia (2011)

03 - Angst (1983)

02 - Detention (2011)

01 - The Body Snatcher (1945)

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