Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Toolshed's Innaugural Contest!

This is it, fiendish folks! Our first Toolshed giveaway! I have (courtesy of Random House Publishing) one copy of The Dead Path by Stephen M. Irwin free to the winner of The Toolshed's Cinema Fave Gush contest.

I have not, as of yet, recieved a reviewers copy but the publicist's info sheet describes The Dead Path thusly:

"Nicholas Close has always had an uncanny intuition, but after the death of his wife he becomes haunted, literally, by ghosts doomed to repeat their final violent moments in a chilling and endless loop. Torn by guilt and fearing for his sanity, Nicholas returns to his childhood home and is soon entangled in a dis turbing series of disappearances and murders—both as a suspect and as the next victim of the malignant evil lurking in the heart of the woods."

Simply put, send me a comment on this post and tell me in 30 words or less your favorite horror flick and why you love it. On October 27th I'll put all entrants names in my Mystery Murder bag and the lovely Mrs. Toolshed will pull a winner forth!

Winner will be announced on October 29th on The Toolshed. Good luck to all!


  1. sorry i missed this earlier....

    favorite horror movie...

    nightbeed - it set a secret scare that is all wrapped like a dream...set in reality, and hell, it's where the monsters live....


  2. Re-Animator. Why? Jeffery Combs, Barbara Crampton, Bruce Abbott. A severed head. Undead cat abuse. And..."I didn't kill him, I gave him LIFE!"

  3. So far so great! Two awesome flicks based on works by legends Clive Barker and good old Howard Phillips!

  4. I will always have to go with "The Exorcist". Nothing's scarier than a girl violating herself with a crucifix, right? I always loved the subtle terror (glimpses of faces in the shadows, etc.), seemed like everytime I watched it, I found something I never noticed before.

  5. I have to agree with "The Exorcist" also. Althought it is very much a mainstream horror movie, it is classic. It's the music, the priest, the shadows, the alley. Also, many "horror" movies are not scary but entertaining. The Exorcist is just realistic enough to scare the shit out of you.

  6. Halloween (1978): Scared me as a child and still scares me as an adult. Virtually bloodless, but still brutal without sacrificing suspense.

  7. Thanks for the posts guys but come on! I need an email contact in case your name gets drawn!

  8. The unborn was awesome! I loved it due to the suspense and it will "keep you on the edge of your seat"