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Finally a "best of" list that gets it right

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Time magazine has compiled yet another 25 Top Horror Movies.
No big deal, right?
All the usual suspects are there, The Exorcist, Nosferatu, Halloween, Psycho, etc.
But check out number 20!
Now this is scary!
....but the world goes 'round
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Oh, good grief! That movie never scared me in the least. It's sad at one point, but scary???? No way.
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A basic definition of horror is "an intense and profound feeling of fear, distress or distaste."

I guess Bambi's mother's death would be "an intense feeling of distress."

...enough for people to be haunted and/or devastated by it 40 years after they first saw it.

An unusual siting, but not entirely inaccurate, by definition.
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On another point, it is interesting that #21 features a photo of the real-life Daisy and Violet of Side Show fame. Once again proving that all things eventually lead back to musical theatre.
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Aww, but look how CUTE he is.

re: Finally a 'best of' list that gets it right
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re: Finally a 'best of' list that gets it right
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That movie's more gross than scary. I thought Kairo was a bit scary though.
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BAMBI's a bit of a stretch, but including the film about the arrival of a train is really just silly. Why not TRIUMPH OF THE WILL, far scarier than BAMBI.
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Mister Matt is right!

http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/0,28804,1676793_1676808_1676831,00.html

Isn't that Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner? :p
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Ha ha ha, taz. That's great. Although, I have heard stories about my cousin having to leave the theatre when he saw Pinocchio as a little kid because he was too scared.
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RED DRAGON?????? A fawking Brett Ratner film but no Wes Craven?


And FANTASIA and SNOW WHITE are much scarier than BAMBI. And where is SUSPIRIA?
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