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6th Sick Season of the Hooptober

All thanks to Cinemonster, and in solidarity with the ongoing effort to celebrate in the midst of struggle: yay, it's almost autumn. His 6th annual challenge is here.

This is my fifth time trying (earlier lists here, here, here and here ). Last year life intervened and I couldn't post many reviews before Halloween, and then ultimately I never finished! While I accept that it's life's role to roll obstacles into the path, I'm definitely hoping to o'erleap them better this year.

The tag for our reviews is hooptober6.0

Quick easy rules:

6 countries (Australia, Austria, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lao, Poland, Spain)
6 decades (1920s, 1940s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, aughts)
6 films from before 1966
6 films whose…

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  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Leopard Man
  • The Queen of Spades
  • The Innocents
  • Mother Joan of the Angels
  • Kwaidan
  • The Plague of the Zombies
  • Blacula
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Deep Red
  • Who Can Kill a Child?
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic
  • The Hills Have Eyes
  • The Mafu Cage
  • City of the Living Dead
  • Next of Kin
  • Q
  • The Slumber Party Massacre
  • Possibly in Michigan
  • Mausoleum
  • Fire Festival
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  • Prison
  • Hobgoblins
  • The Church
  • The Exorcist III
  • Silent Night Deadly Night 4: Initiation
  • Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
  • Amityville 1992: It's About Time
  • Innocent Blood
  • Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
  • Hotel
  • Noroi: The Curse
  • Loft
  • Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
  • Survival of the Dead
  • Fatal Frame
  • Boys in the Trees
  • Dearest Sister
  • We Are the Flesh
  • Lake Bodom
  • The Transfiguration
  • We Go On
  • Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
  • The Lighthouse
  • Unaired Abduction Interview