Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Day 15 "favorite serial killer themed horror film" of the 30 day challenge

So we're halfway into this thing! Can you believe it? Well anyway, let's do this thing and get into my favorite serial killer themed horror film. That honor goes to Seven starring Brad Pitt. However, before I get to Seven, let's talk about Brad Pitt for a minute. Brad Pitt is one of those stars who's just a hunk, pure and simple, but behind the hunkyness their is a vulnerability, a sadness behind his look. That's what I think has made him such a huge star for 20+ years is that he has that vulnerability and doesn't come across as cocky. How many actors can you honestly say have remained huge box office stars for 20 years? Seven is one of the best examples of playing up to Pitt's strength. With this film, I couldn't imagine anyone else playing this part.

Now let me get into Seven. Seven has so many aspects about the film which are just great, but the element that single handily stands out the most is the finale. Not cause of the gruesomeness of the situation, but because of the internal and external struggle with Pitt's character. Throughout Seven, Pitt has created this character that viewers relate to. Then when this surprise comes out from left field, seeing Pitt's face, those sad haunting eyes, seeing the struggle in his head on how to handle the situation and then how the situation resolves itself is one of the most haunting and unforgettable experiences in horror film history. Seven has many wonderful elements at its disposal to create a really good film, but it's Brad Pitt's powerful performance that takes it to another level and makes Seven a truly great film. 

So which film would you have picked? take part, the rules are below, or you can check out the Facebook fan page and interact with everyone else that's taking part by visiting:!/pages/30-Day-Horror-Challenge-by-Big-Daddy-Horror-Reviews/198282733537709?sk=info

Or feel free to start your own blog posts on your site! (You can start on day one or you can feel free to join me on day we are currently at). Or just feel free to leave us a little comment so we know which film made the cut for you! The rules are simple, just pick your favorite horror film for each day! However, you can't pick the same horror film more then once. So once you pick say The Exorcist for your favorite horror film involving the powers of Hell, you can't repick it again for any other day what so ever including favorite horror film. And for once, I am opening up the comments section so that, yes, you can comment each day along with me on your favorite picks! So let's get to it! This is the 30 Day Horror Film Challenge! 

Day 01 - A horror film that no one would expect you to love, but you do
Day 02 - The horror film that you relate most to
Day 03 - Your favorite slasher
Day 04 - Your favorite werewolf film
Day 05 - Your favorite monster movie
Day 06 - Your favorite vampire movie
Day 07 - Your favorite supernatural horror film
Day 08 - Your favorite anthology
Day 09 - Your favorite exploitation / grind house type film
Day 10 - Your favorite psychological horror film
Day 11 - Your favorite science fiction horror film
Day 12 - Your favorite horror film involving the occult
Day 13 - Your favorite horror comedy
Day 14 - Your favorite zombie film
Day 15 - Your favorite horror film involving serial killers
Day 16 - Your favorite childhood themed horror film
Day 17 - Your favorite horror film remake
Day 18 - Your favorite foreign horror film (outside of your country of origin) Day 19 - Your favorite horror film involving the powers of Hell or Satanism
Day 20 - Your favorite horror film involving a killer animal
Day 21 - Your favorite medical horror film
Day 22 - Your favorite horror themed TV show
Day 23 - Your favorite made for TV horror film
Day 24 - Horror film in which you prefer the edited version over the director's cut
Day 25 - A horror film that you used to hate, but now like
Day 26 - Your favorite horror film to watch as a child
Day 27 - Your favorite guilty pleasure
Day 28 - Your favorite horror film that no one's ever heard of
Day 29 - Your least favorite horror film of all time
Day 30 - Your favorite horror film of all time

1 comment:

Screaming Like Banshees said...

HENRY: portrait of a serial killer!