Our “Year of Dread 2020” Horror Challenge Continues with a Month of Fierce Female Filmmakers!
Daily horror movie challenges are a staple of the Halloween season, but would you dare attempt a 366-day challenge? Why, you’d have to be insane to attempt such a feat, right? Well, that’s exactly what we’re doing! On January 1st, we launched our “Year of Dread 2020” and things are just starting to heat up!
Dread Central liberated the 31-day horror challenge from October with monthly, themed horror movie challenges back in the summer of 2018. Our ongoing mission: To create unique and inspiring curriculums for the truly devoted. You can check out our previous “Months of Dread” by following the links below.
January 2019: Winter HorrorLand
February 2019: Horror is for Lovers
March 2019: Monster Madness
April 2019: Asian Cinema April
May 2019: MAYhem
June 2019: Summer of Blood
July 2019: Camps and Cabins
August 2019: Haunted August
September 2019: Sequel September
October 2019: GOTH-tober
November 2019: Stephen King
January 2020: Best of 2019
It’s Women in Horror Month, so of course, the theme for the next chapter in our 366-Day Horror Challenge is dedicated to fierce female filmmakers!
Ask yourself: Are you a horror fan who lives every day like it’s Halloween? Do you have the gumption and the stamina to consume a new horror movie every day for an entire year? If so, feast your eyes on February’s 29-day horror challenge below. Let us know you’re participating by using the hashtag #YearOfDread2020 on Social Media!
Did your favorite horror movie from a female filmmaker make the list? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.
*Right click images (separated by week) to save and print; you can also see a complete list of films in February’s 29-Day horror challenge at the bottom of the article. Enjoy!
February 1st, 2020: Jennifer’s Body (directed by Karyn Kusama, written by Diablo Cody)
February 2nd, 2020: Pet Sematary (1989) (Directed by Mary Lambert)
February 3rd, 2020: American Psycho (Screenplay and directed by Mary Harron)
February 4th, 2020: Prevenge (Written, directed, and starring Alice Lowe)
February 5th, 2020: The Slumber Party Massacre (Directed by Amy Holden Jones, written by Rita Mae Brown)
February 6th, 2020: The Babadook (Written and directed by Jennifer Kent)
February 7th, 2020: Near Dark (Directed and co-written by Kathryn Bigelow)
February 8th, 2020: Raw (Written and directed by Julia Ducournau)
February 9th, 2020: American Mary (Written and directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska)
February 10th, 2020: Ravenous (Directed by Antonia Bird)
February 11th, 2020: Soulmate (Written and directed by Axelle Carolyn)
February 12th, 2020: Carrie (2013) (Directed by Kimberly Peirce)
February 13th, 2020: The Bad Batch (Written and Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour)
February 14th, 2020: Revenge (2017) (Written and directed by Coralie Fargeat)
February 15th, 2020: XX (Anthology directed by Roxanne Benjamin, Karyn Kusama, St. Vincent, and Jovanka Vuckovic)
February 16th, 2020: Level 16 (Written and directed by Danishka Esterhazy)
February 17th, 2020: Honeymoon (Directed and co-written by Leigh Janiak)
February 18th, 2020: The Invitation (Directed by Karyn Kusama)
February 19th, 2020: Blood Diner (Directed by Jackie Kong)
February 20th, 2020: Goodnight Mommy (Co-written and co-directed by Veronika Franz)
February 21st, 2020: The Voices (Directed by Marjane Satrapi)
February 22nd, 2020: The Company of Wolves (Story and co-written by Angela Carter)
February 23rd, 2020: Kiss of the Damned (Written and directed by Xan Cassavetes)
February 24th, 2020: The Ranger (Directed and co-written by Jenn Wexler)
February 25th, 2020: The Love Witch (Written and directed by Anna Biller)
February 26th, 2020: Chained (Directed and screenplay by Jennifer Lynch)
February 27th, 2020: Paradise Hills (Directed by Alice Waddington)
February 28th, 2020: Ginger Snaps (Written by Karen Walton)
February 29th, 2020: Blood Punch (Directed by Madellaine Paxson)