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Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “Afflicted”

Erin Yarnall October 20, 2015

One of the most creative and best executed films I have seen throughout this challenge, “Afflicted” was like a breath of fresh air in a never-ending challenge that is bringing down my spirits every...

Days of Terror: The October horror movie challenge

Days of Terror: The October horror movie challenge

Erin Yarnall October 20, 2015

Green Day has woken up, September has ended and now it’s finally the month for spooky skeletons and candy. In honor of the greatest and scariest month of the year, The DePaulia is watching 31 horror...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “The People Under the Stairs”

Erin Yarnall October 18, 2015

Now that this is movie 16, I have finally reached the halfway point of my challenge. Halfway through being scared every night when I go to bed. Halfway through thinking people behind me are going to come...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “Tusk”

Erin Yarnall October 18, 2015

The first installment (and the only film released so far) in Kevin Smith’s horror trilogy, “True North,” the film stars Justin Long as Wallace Bryton, a man who is turned into a walrus. Where...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “House of Wax”

Erin Yarnall October 14, 2015

Paris Hilton’s debut into film was probably a scarier concept than the plot of “House of Wax,” but ultimately, it made for a fun reflection of the culture of 2005, since it didn’t really make for...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “The Evil Dead”

Erin Yarnall October 12, 2015

A modern take on a cult horror classic, “The Evil Dead” reboot actually makes for an enjoyable view — that is, if you can get past watching one character cut their tongue open and another cut their...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha Hood”

Erin Yarnall October 11, 2015

There are few horror franchises stupider than “The Leprechaun,” and there are hardly any horror sequels worse than “Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood.” I’m ashamed in myself for watching this. Where...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “Texas Chainsaw Massacre”

Erin Yarnall October 11, 2015

On last week’s episode of my new favorite TV show, “Scream Queens,” Wes, the film professor, shows “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” in his class. The scene cuts to one of the students in his class...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “The Exorcist”

Erin Yarnall October 10, 2015

Lately,  I’ve been watching really terrible movies for this list. I am so excited to finally have been able to watch a good film — actually, a great film again. Although I have definitely seen it...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “House of 1000 Corpses”

Erin Yarnall October 9, 2015

When I checked this movie out at my local Family Video, the employee there asked me if I’d ever seen it before. I answered no, and she said “This movie is so weird. I don’t even know what else...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “Halloween”

Erin Yarnall October 8, 2015

The quintessential slasher film, “Halloween” originated the slasher subgenre and introduced Jamie Lee Curtis into all of our hearts. Although it’s not the greatest horror film, “Halloween”...

Days of Terror:

Days of Terror: “The Descent”

Erin Yarnall October 7, 2015

By day seven, this challenge is really starting to drag. It’s tough having to watch a movie every single day, on top of classes homework and everything else I am doing at The DePaulia. Thankfully,...

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