Sunday, October 30, 2011

12 Hours of Terror – 119 Syllables of Horror Haikus!

For those of you coming in late, every October I watch horror films and write haikus about them. Just got back from the 12 Hours of Terror at the Belcourt Theater – so away we go!

Night of the Creeps – 1986
Directed by Fred Dekker
Frat party tonight!
With slugs’n’blood and formal,
Flamethrowers – thrill me!

Abby – 1974
Director by William Girdler
She got extra soul!
Big bass voice battle, who wins?
Whup that demon ass!

Anguish – 1987 (aka  Angustia)
Directed by Bigas Luna
Eyeball collector,
For mommy. is it real, girl?
Kino comes to life!

Zombie – 1979 (aka Zombi 2)
Directed by Lucio Fulci
Zombie bait, big fish!
Wifey gets a woody,
Doh! There goes New York!

Squirm – 1976
Directed by Jeff Lieberman
Zapity Zap worms!
Not from around here are ya?
Dig that worm face, y’all.

Lady Terminator – 1989 (aka Pembalasan ratu pantai selatan)
Directed by H. Tjut Djalil

Need a thesis got,
An eel! Shoot that bitch, boys!
Bring in the mullets!

Return of the Living Dead - 1984
Directed by Dan O’Bannon

Canned goods - out of date,
Leg warmers warm no more for
Trash and party dead.

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