It’s that time again! In this episode, The Magic Jack O’Lantern 2017, we once again bring you our list of viewing tricks and treats to celebrate the season. We watched one Halloween inspired title every day in October and now pass the list and our impressions on to you in hopes that you might find some new scares for your regular viewing rotation or revisit some old spooky favorites. Here’s the full list!
Day 1: The Night Stalker (Moxey, 1972)
Day 2: Carnival of Souls (Harvey, 1962)
Day 3: Horror Express (Martin, 1972)
Day 4: The Awful Dr. Orlof (Franco, 1962)
Day 5: Neither the Sea Nor the Sand (Burnley, 1972)
Day 6: The Day of the Triffids (Francis, Sekely, 1963)
Day 7: The Haunting (Wise, 1963)
Day 8: Curse of the Headless Horseman (Kirkland, 1972)
Day 9: Horror of Dracula (Fisher, 1958)
Day 10: Burn, Witch, Burn (Hayers, 1962)
Day 11: Night of Fear (Bourke, 1972)
Day 12: The Witch’s Mirror (Urueta, 1962)
Day 13: Doña Macabra (Gavaldón, 1972)
Day 14: Even the Wind Is Afraid (Taboada, 1968)
Day 15: Tragic Ceremony (Freda, 1972)
Day 16: Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory (Heusch, 1961)
Day 17: Night of the Lepus (Claxton, 1972)
Day 18: Slaughter of the Vampires (Mauri, 1964)
Day 19: Deathdream (Clark, 1974)
Day 20: Tower of London (Corman, 1962)
Day 21: Ghostwatch (Manning, 1992)
Day 22: The Burning Court (Duvivier, 1962)
Day 23: The Thing (Carpenter, 1982)
Day 24: Captain Clegg (Scott, 1962)
Day 25: Straight on Till Morning (Collinson, 1972)
Day 26: The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (Freda, 1962)
Day 27: Necromancy (Gordon, 1972)
Day 28: Ju-on: The Grudge (Shimizu, 2002)
Day 29: Three on a Meathook (Girdler, 1972)
Day 30: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Aldrich, 1962)
Day 31: La Cabina (Mercero, 1972)
What you’ll find in this episode: spooks, spectres, hippies, hillbillies, more monkey’s paws than you can shake a stick at, and lots of damsels, both in distress and otherwise.
– Cole and Ericca
The history of the Jack O’Lantern.
A brief history of the haunted house.
The culinary side of Vincent Price.
Debunking the 1962 Halloween Massacre.
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