The Madness: Classic Creature & Vampire Features Week 3 results

Posted: October 21, 2012 in Opinions
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33.   Prometheus (2012) 124m BluRay
Stunningly beautiful movie. I really liked this, even though I heard mixed reviews. I rate this a 9/10.
Base Points: 2
Total Points: 2

34.   Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995) 96m DVD
This may have come out in 1995, but it is a throwback to the Kaiju glory days as Gamera battles
Gyaos.  I rate this 7.5/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: 2 If Man in Suit/Kaiju, Stop Animation or Practical Puppet FX Monsters fight each other (Gamera vs Gyaos); If a Monster destroys a specific real life city or landmark (pick a city in Japan, they probably destroyed it)
Total Points: 4
35.   The Walking Dead – Beside the Dying Fire S2E13 60m Streaming
Had to rewatch this prior to the season premier. Count me as one of the people that love this show.  I rate it 9/10.
Base Points: 1
Total Points: 1
36.   Horror Rises from the Tomb (1973) 95m DVD
One of my favorite Naschy flicks so far.  Great, gothic atmosphere.  I rate this a 8/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: 2 If what you’re watching features a Vampire (1), Shape Shifter or a Golem; A Castle or Mansion lit by a Full Moon, A Revolving Bookshelf/Wall Trap Door, An Insane Asylum, A Secret Island Fortress or an Underground City or Lair.
Total Points: 4
37.   The Walking Dead – Seed S3E1 60m Streaming
Just what I expected from the premier at the prison. Some amazing zombie kills throughout.  I rate it 9/10.
Base Points: 1
Total Points: 1

38.   Supernatural – Family Matters S6E7 60m Streaming
Base Points: 1
Bonus Points: 1 If what you’re watching features a Vampire (1), Shape Shifter or a Golem – Sam and Dean battle a vampire
Total Points: 2
39.   The Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) 79m DVD
A classic with some great underwater scenes. I rate this a 9/10
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: 1 What you’re watching is from 1959 or Earlier.
Total Points: 3
40.   Friday the 13th (1980) 95m BluRay
An absolute classic even though it doesn’t fit into this years theme.  I rate this 9/10/
Base Points: 2
No Bonus Points
Total Points: 2
41.   Nosferatu (1922) 81m Streaming
Amazing visuals for something 90 years old.  The Vampire still looks great today. I rate this a 9.5/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: Auto Triple Bonus: If it’s 1929 or Earlier AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS
Total Points: 6
42.   The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) 67m Streaming
While this isn’t as high up on my list as Nosferatu, it’s still very good. I rate this 8/10
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: Auto Triple Bonus: If it’s 1929 or Earlier AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS
Total Points: 6
43.   Dracula (1931) 75m Streaming
Another true classic! Although I love this, I prefer Frankenstein, which was released the same year.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: Auto Triple Bonus: If ANY FILM features the Character DRACULA, AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS!!
Total Points: 6
44.   From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999) 88m Streaming
Nowhere near as good as the original, but I still enjoyed the patched together cast and a brief appearance by Danny Trejo.  I rate this a 6.5/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: Auto Triple Bonus: Vampire to Bat AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS!
Total Points: 6
45.   Blade II (2002) 117m DVD
Totally forgot Reedus was in this! Pretty cool sequel, and I dig the Reapers design.  I rate this 7.5/10
Base Points: 2
B
onus Points: 3 If what you’re watching features a Vampire (1), Shape Shifter or a Golem; An ON CAMERA transformation from Humanoid to Animal or Monster, Vice Versa; Tidy Monsters!
Total Points: 5
46.   From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter (1999) 94m Streaming
Was surprised at how much I liked this, but after seeing Red State, I’m a sucker for Michael Parks.  I rate this 7/10
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: 3 If what you’re watching features a Vampire (1), Shape Shifter or a Golem; An ON CAMERA transformation from Humanoid to Animal or Monster, Vice Versa; A Castle or Mansion lit by a Full Moon, A Revolving Bookshelf/Wall Trap Door, An Insane Asylum, A Secret Island Fortress or an Underground City or Lair.
Total Points: 5
47.   Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein (1948) 83m Streaming
A light hearted classic featuring Chaney and Lugosi in their iconic roles and Glenn Strange as the Monster.  I rate this 8/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: There are tons of bonus points here, with at least three auto triples, but I’ll go with Dracula being in it.
Total Points: 6
48.   Carrie (1976) 98m BluRay
This movie is more disturbing every time I watch it. I rate this an 8/10.
Base Points: 2
Total Points: 2
49.   Blade: Trinity (2005) 113m (theatrical version) DVD
A lot of star power was added, but the third installment was a step back for me. I rate this a 7/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points:If ANY FILM features the Character DRACULA, AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS!!
Total Points: 6
50.   King Kong (2005) 187m – DVD
While technically superior to earlier versions, I still prefer the original.  I rate this 8/10.
Base Points: 3 (due to run time)
Bonus Points: 2 If a Monster destroys a specific real life city or landmark (New York City); A Castle or Mansion lit by a Full Moon, A Revolving Bookshelf/Wall Trap Door, An Insane Asylum, A Secret Island Fortress ( The Skull Island Native complex) or an Underground City or Lair.
Total Points: 5
51.   Monster Squad – Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow
Alamo Drafthouse is presenting a childhood favorite of mine at a park, complete with costume contests and plenty of games.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: If ANY FILM features the Character DRACULA, AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS!!
Extra Points: 2 Outdoor Event
Total Points: 8

52.   Innocent Blood (1992) 113m DVD
I’m not sure why this doesn’t get more love, but I really enjoy it.  I rate this a 8/10.
Base Points: 2
Bonus Points: If ANY FILM features the Character DRACULA, AUTOMATIC TRIPLE BONUS!! (The police officers in the hotel are watching The Horror of Dracula during the climactic battle between Dracula and Van Helsing)
Total Points: 6

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