FAN’S CHOICE MONTH….SLASHERS! Ft. Who Won Baby Lobo?

22098_781142725332345_4407590882321473317_nTwo days ago, we asked you that this month was to be chosen by YOU! There were good Theme suggestions but one has prevailed. Ladies and Gentlemen, this month’s theme is…..SLASHERS! No, April Fools!

imagesNow when did the “Slasher Genre” begin? Where do Slasher’s come from? In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock shocked massive audiences around the world with his black and white feature starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh in PSYCHO. The film follows the story of a young woman on the run who decides to make a slight detour to a remote motel run by a disturbed young man by the name of Norman Bates, haunted by the memory of his dead mother.

Not only did PSYCHO frighten people in their seats, but the film inspired future generations of filmmakers. It placed a riff in the minds of writers, making them write screenplays transferred onto the silver screen with hits such as THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE(1974), HALLOWEEN(1978), FRIDAY THE 13th(1980), and NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET(1984). This is where we shall spend the next month digging into the minds of slashers and the genre. There will be pictures, posters, trailers, clips, and reviews. But there is one piece of the puzzle we still need: YOU!

the-texas-chainsaw-massacre-movie-poster-1974-1020198670-198x300Do you believe Slasher’s are misunderstood? Which Slasher character is in your book the most misunderstood? Let us know in the comments on this site or our pages! Better yet, show us by sending us clips of your favorite Slasher monster or person along with why you think they are misunderstood and we will share your findings.

If you would like to do any theme related art, post it on our wall or send it to us and it will be shared on our pages. There are so many ways to get involved, join us! You may also take a step further and post your favorite scene, clip, picture or poster of your favorite SLASHER FEATURE on your Twitter or Instagram pages with #CISLASHERMONTH and tag or direct send it to Cinema Insomnia and we will favorite and Retweet/Share your findings.

Now Onto the Winner of Last Month’s CREEPY DOLL CONTEST!

The winner of Baby Lobo, made by Wicked Little Nursery, is…….FINN McCOOL! Finn sent us this picture freaky picture of what appears to be a creepy doll indeed along with his beautifully, smiling family members:

10354687_945356245499254_9178898519950552587_nSIR FIN McCOOL, keep an eye out on your messages for a special message from our intern Cayce Campaign for more details about getting Baby Lobo to you. Baby Lobo is ready for his new home! Thank you Finn and everyone else who participated in last month’s contest! It was a great month and we all appreciate each and every one of you and your…..creepy dolls!

Now, don’t say “You’ll be right back,” Fresh up on your “Slasher Rules,” and Get ready for SLASHER MONTH!

FINAL WEEK OF SPOOKY DOLL MONTH!

10314626_776543455792272_8083748706685441162_nFor a full month we have brought you a look at some majorly spooky and over all creepy dolls on and off the silver screen. Record album covers featuring missionaries with their ventriloquist dummies….now those are plain scary. You’ve also shared with us some creepy dolls of your own in the past and in the present. This picture was sent in by Sleepless Knight Kim Wailes of her older sister’s old Barbie pictures. Lady Kim explained the story behind the picture:

984277_10153188519659430_4552569859919821418_nMy older sister’s Barbie family pictures were always a bit more put together. That baby is creepy. Grandma and Grandpa dolls’ eyes came out and fit perfectly into the ring hole on Barbies’ hands so those two eventually lost all of their eyes, and they were terrifying with just eye socket hole.”

10986901_762454510534500_6551333240848879688_nWe’ve also been holding a Spooky Doll contest. What do you have to do? Take a picture of you or your family with a creepy doll of your own personal collection or of the creepiest doll you’ve ever seen. It MUST NOT be from the Internet but be created or taken by you or a family member. You or your family member MUST be in the picture, not just the doll. You can send them in by posting them on our Facebook page wall, Direct Message them to our Instagram Page, Reply to this article with the picture, or Tweet us the picture! You may also send in as many pictures as you want. The winner shall receive this Handcrafted MR. LOBO Baby Doll created by the lovely ladies of Wicked Little Nursery! Deadline is March 31st! Hurry and get your pictures in today!

For the final week, we will be sharing MANY different creepy doll pictures. If you still have creepy doll pictures or art you’d like to send in to share on the pages-send them in! Let’s make this final week spooky, creepy, and ooky!

**Stay Tuned later this week for News About Next Month’s Theme of the Month! Bring your favorite monsters and misunderstood movies-they might be next month’s theme!

Spooky Doll Contest? Contest? Yes, Contest!!!

MidnightFrightsLightThis Month’s Theme is all about Spooky Dolls! Big Dolls, Little Dolls, Dolls that frighten the pants off of you! Ok, we’ll leave you to put your pants back on now. You good? Good! Get ready for this months SPOOKY DOLL FAMILY CONTEST! You heard that right, Contest!

What do you have to do? Take a picture of you or your family with a creepy doll of your own personal collection or of the creepiest doll you’ve ever seen. It MUST NOT be from the Internet but be created or taken by you or a family member. You can send them in by posting them on our Facebook page wall, Direct Message them to our Instagram Page, Reply to this article with the picture, or Tweet us the picture! You may also send in as many pictures as you want. The winner shall receive this Handcrafted MR. LOBO Baby Doll created by the lovely ladies of Wicked Little Nursery!

10986901_762454510534500_6551333240848879688_nThe Deadline to send in your pictures is March 31st. The Winner shall be announced on April 4th! If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to ask!

Dust off that creepy doll, smile for the camera, and say, “Cheese!” May the best CInsomniac or Sleepless Knight…..WIN!