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Question: Pick your one (1) favorite  (Voting closed: July 20, 2010, 07:18:45 AM)
Se7en - 10 (66.7%)
The Others - 5 (33.3%)
Total Voters: 15

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Author Topic: Best Horror Movie Ever Poll - Playoff 7 of 8  (Read 1668 times)
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« on: July 13, 2010, 07:18:45 AM »

There are still a few hours left to vote in Playoff 6, but I am going to call it for Psycho

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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2010, 07:23:05 AM »

The Others is probably my favourite ghost movie ever. Se7en was certainly compelling, but ultimtely fell flat for me. I'm assuming I'm on the losing side here, but my vote goes to Kidman.
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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2010, 07:34:01 AM »

Torn. The Others was great, but Se7en IMHO was all around a better movie - much more depth of character, with a psychological edge that made it a lot more disturbing. I never really thought about it as horror though....
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2010, 09:16:30 AM »

I would say Se7en is as much horror as Psycho or Silence of the Lambs. There is no worse bogeymonster than man. It's far to graphic, raw, and gritty to be a thriller. The serial killer and his work is as much a star as, if not more than, the detectives.

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