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#1232296 - Sat Jul 11 2020 04:37 PM Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie
Matter-eater Man
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This was a surprisingly good horror movie imho. I wasn’t expecting much and started it with figuring I would just end up reading while it played. Instead I actually ended up watching the thing. It takes place in the 60’s and the main characters are a group of nerdy friends. The monsters are scary and the ending avoids the usual cliches.

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#1232303 - Sat Jul 11 2020 06:12 PM Re: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie [Re: Matter-eater Man]
Lothar of The Hill People
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I watched it but I kept falling asleep while it played. I liked it so I'll have to watch it again.

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#1232307 - Sun Jul 12 2020 12:20 PM Re: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie [Re: Lothar of The Hill People]
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scary_Stories_to_Tell_in_the_Dark_(film)

Never heard of it till now. If it's on again, I'll look for it. The reviews are pretty solidly on the positive side.


A couple other movies I've seen in the recent past that were memorable horror films:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Exorcism_of_Emily_Rose

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_8_(2011_film)


I recently re-watched Rosemary's Baby, that I first watched when I was about 12 and thought was super scary at the time. But on a second viewing at age 57, I thought it was rather dull and plodding, with a lot of yelling and cheap drama substituting for actual well-crafted suspense.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemary%27s_Baby_(film)


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#1232309 - Sun Jul 12 2020 12:25 PM Re: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie [Re: Wonder Boy]
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I watched Super 8 for the first time a few months ago. I enjoyed it but was surprised at how much "Stranger Things" might be said to have ripped it off.
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#1232315 - Sun Jul 12 2020 01:37 PM Re: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie [Re: the G-man]
Matter-eater Man
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Scary Stories also had a Stranger Things vibe.

Fair play!

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#1232319 - Sun Jul 12 2020 10:09 PM Re: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie [Re: Wonder Boy]
Matter-eater Man
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 Originally Posted By: Wonder Boy


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scary_Stories_to_Tell_in_the_Dark_(film)

Never heard of it till now. If it's on again, I'll look for it. The reviews are pretty solidly on the positive side.


A couple other movies I've seen in the recent past that were memorable horror films:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Exorcism_of_Emily_Rose

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_8_(2011_film)


I recently re-watched Rosemary's Baby, that I first watched when I was about 12 and thought was super scary at the time. But on a second viewing at age 57, I thought it was rather dull and plodding, with a lot of yelling and cheap drama substituting for actual well-crafted suspense.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemary%27s_Baby_(film)


I liked Super 8 but might have missed the Excorcism one. Have to check that one out. Another recent one that I liked was the “Ready or Not” where a newlywed is forced to play a deadly game of hide and seek. That’s more thriller though than horror.

Fair play!

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#1232320 - Sun Jul 12 2020 10:45 PM Re: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark movie [Re: Matter-eater Man]
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 Originally Posted By: Matter-eater Man
Scary Stories also had a Stranger Things vibe.


The GF is a big fan of Stranger Things. I’ll have to tell her about this.

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