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Countdown to Halloween: Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

It’s the zombie apocalypse! Come on, we’re scouts! We’re trained for this!

Despite wide spreading Zombie-fatigue, this flick actually looks worthwhile. Writer/director Christopher Landon’s new horror comedy, which appears to be in the vein of Shaun of the Dead, will put the fabled preparadness of scouts to the test when they must face a zombie outbreak.  Check out the (NSFW) trailer…

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#18 – Countdown to Halloween: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

This is a comical take on the classic story of Frankenstein’s monster. Here it is perpetuated though his Grandson and told to us by comic legend Mel Brooks, in what I consider to be his finest work.

This 1974 masterpiece of ‘horror spoofed comedy’ predates Scary Movie by more than 25 years, and is easily a funnier film. The more subtle jokes were mixed nicely with the slapstick aspects of the movie creating a pleasing flow. It was sharply written and perfectly executed, and the all-star ensemble is brilliantly cast.

Especially Teri Garr‘s boobs.

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