It's friday which means I'm slacking at work more than usual.
As food for thought, here is the condensed version of a discussion I've been having with a friend:
Trey's 10 Best Horror Films Ever:
The Hills Have Eyes (remake)
The Ring (American Version)
Night of the Living Dead
The Sixth Sense
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Nightmare on Elm Street
In the Mouth of Madness
Prince of Darkness
Flatliners (still surprisingly fresh)
28 Days Later
I donít count some films as horror which others might.
i.e. Jaws, Silence of the Lambs, etcÖ
Now, my friend Jacob is a bigger movie buff than even me. Here is his response.
Does lost boys count? Ninth gate?
Oh god the ring? Sixth sense? Are you mad? I never understand why you liked event horizon. That had potential for like 20 minutes and really devolved into crap. Sam neal as the scary demon man. Come on. I couldnít even accept his as a Russian in red October. And I really hope you're talking about the 70s version of the invasion. That was the first remake. Cause the 50s one is crap. I kind of like Donald Sutherland in the 70s one though. And I donít think hellraiser holds up. Props for candyman though. Didnít think you were a fan. Donít rent the sequels. Even I hate them.
Obviously the shining
The descent (this is the most unsettled ive been in a long fucking time)
Original texas chainsaw massacre
Night of the living dead
Candyman (the philip glass score really adds a lot of class to this)
In the mouth of madness
Exorcist (I like the religious tie ins)
28 days later (minus the ending)
Hills have eyes remake
Carpenter has 2 in my list. Weird. Im sure im forgetting some. Theres plenty that are just fun though. Maybe just for me:
Creeepshow 1 and 2
Dawn of the dead
Nightmare 1, 3, and 7
The brood (have you seen this? Old cronenberg. Mutant children in little raincoats. Also has a woman with an external uterus. She eats a fetus at one point. Greatness!!!)
Halloween 2 and 3
Friday the 13th 4
House of 1000 corpses
Prince of darkness
I know I have lower standards for this sort of thing.
Any reader opinions out there?
As an added bonus,
Kinda liking this. Somebody hopped up a Gremlin. Stuck a big engine in it.
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As a kid I remember seeing one for sale with an Iroc-Z engine in it. Was probably spooky fast up until it started flipping end over end down the road.
Yeah I mean you can put a v8 on your wagon if you want, but at some point you have to be sure youíve got stability to control that shit.
There's that Darwin award story of the dude with a jet engine on his car.
Maybe its true maybe its not but I think the principle is the same.
That being said, do you really like gremlins?
It aint exactly the Pussy Wagon I think you should be after.
Now a Delorean. There's a car that says something.
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better start saving your quarters.
There it is kids. A Delorean says something. Start saving your quarters.