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Don’t Let THIS Happen to Your Eyes …

Un_Chien_AndalouIt’s October, and that means it’s Eye Injury Prevention Month — no, seriously. To support the cause, we’ve pooled together some big-screen eye-related horrors to guarantee you’ll steer clear of eye poking, plucking, slicing, and any other threats to your vision. Heed their warning, because there’s some high-quality cinema coming to theaters in the next few months that you’re going to want to be able to see.

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If “eye stuff” in movies gets you (meaning you’re probably in the majority), don’t watch the opening sequence of Luis Bunuel’s 1929 debut film, which has been ranked as one of the most shocking in film history and probably gets shown to poor Filmmaking 101 students at schools everywhere. If you have seen it and wondered how it was done, it was a dead calf’s eye that Bunuel took a razor to.

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Scares Without Borders: Celebrate Halloween Horror Free

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Whether you’re still young enough to trick-or-treat or have graduated to the party scene, there’s always time for a little Halloween scary movie marathon. When preparing a horror lineup, movies that most likely come to mind are the slasher classics like Halloween and Friday the 13th, a satanic creeper like The Amityville Horrors or maybe even their modern remakes. Yes, these are great go-to movies to celebrate the scariest night of the year, but why not spice up the list this time around with a few unusual options?

When you watch a horror movie, you’re on your guard but pop in a cartoon, thriller or even a comedy and your defenses are down leaving you susceptible to a quick scare or haunting concept that’s sure to prevent you from sleeping easy. There are countless flicks that can achieve the horrifying non-horror honor, but I’ve narrowed it down to ten that make me especially uneasy and will permanently lurk in the shadows of my mind.

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