Horrorfest Hangover


Horrorfest has ended. ūüė¶ I am actually very sad that it is over. I thought I’d be a bit relieved to have the pressure of posting everyday be over, but I actually kind of miss it. I toyed with the idea of doing a Thank-o-Rama: the 4 Thursdays of Thanksgiving¬†and posting a fav TV episode or movie that revolves/has Thanksgiving in it (I had to include TV Shows as I can only think of three movies with Thanksgiving;¬†Holiday Inn, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,¬†and¬†Miracle on 34th Street.¬†Holiday Inn¬†and¬†Miracle on 34th Street don’t even really count since they are Christmas movies.) Then I thought of doing¬†War Writings: 11 Days to Honor Armed Forces¬†for¬†Veteran’s Day,¬†but I thought it would be far too soon to commit myself to another everyday project. I need to take a momentary breather.

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I am considering doing something like The 12 Posts of Christmas¬†and something like¬†Lovetales: 14 Fun-filled Romances¬†for Valentines Day. Also¬†Viva Mexico: Cinco dias de los Chicanos¬†for Cinco de Mayo. I’m still working on the actual titles for these. I thought about doing¬†Pot o’ Gold: Seven Irish Tales for St. Patrick’s Day because I don’t think I can think of 17. The only films I could think of that I have seen that revolve around Irish people/Irish flavor are¬†Rudy¬†(Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish),¬†Luck of the Irish, Gangs of New York, Far and Away, A Leprechaun’s Christmas¬†(doesn’t really count as it is a Christmas movie),¬†The Fighter,¬†and¬†Under the Waterfall.¬†That’s exactly seven.

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Doing this whole project was completely different than I expected. I planned to do posts for all the Universal Monster Movies¬†; like The Mummy, The Wolf Man, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Dracula, Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein and Phantom of the Opera; along with all their remakes, to you know compare and contrast, but I just ran out of posts to finish them all. I also really wanted to do posts on Alfred Hitchcock’s movies, like¬†The Birds, Psycho, Rebecca,¬†and¬†Strangers on a Train;¬†but also wasn’t able to get to them. I really, really, really wanted to do Vincent Price films; like¬†House on Haunted Hill, The Tomb of Ligeia, The Pit and the Pendulem,¬†etc.

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I noticed that a lot of posts I chose to do really depended on how much time I was able to devote a day to a post; along with what I was in the mood for to write about. Sometimes I started a post, but never finished it as I wasn’t in the right mood.

I also wrote posts on films I just happened to watch at the time like¬†Perfect Stranger, Aliens in the Attic, Hallowe’en Party, The Black Cauldron,¬†and¬†The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari;¬†those were not films I had seen before or planned to write a post on. They just kind of happened along the way. Well I hope you enjoyed them as much as I did making them.

I’d like to know which were your faves are so vote, vote, vote! If you are unsure which to pick then why don’t you pop over and start at the beginning. Also I’d like to know what you wish I had posted on. Just leave a comment at the bottom of the page! ūüėÄ

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To start Horrorfest from the beginning, go to¬†I Don’t Belong in the World

For more on Horrorfest, go to Horrorfest II: The Oddities of October

Or check out my leatest Horrorfest postings, Horrorfest III: The Revenge

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