Whew! We’re halfway through the third Scarecrow Challenge we’ve done — Letterboxd lists for 2018, 2019 and 2020 are all posted — and you should totally support Scarecrow Video, the largest independently owned video store in the United Staes. You can check out our visit to the store right here!
DAY 1. FAMILY TIME: Tired of seeing the same faces every day? Look at a movie instead! Rated PG or less. Ease in to it!
DAY 2. SLUMBER PARTY: Watch one with a sleepover in it.
DAY 3. STOCKED UP: When you’re in it for the long haul, you’re gonna need supplies. Watch something with a supply run in it.
DAY 4: HUNKERED DOWN: One with recluses, shut-in or people locked inside their home.
DAY 5. GOING POSTAL: Something involving the postal service or shipping or getting a delivery. #savetheups
DAY 6: POLL PLOT: One that involves elections and/or voting. *government not required.
DAY 7. THEY’RE OUT TO GET YOU: One with heavy paranoid (real or imagined).
DAY 8. EQUAL SLICE: One where women get top billing.
DAY 9. OG NETWORK: See something made after 2010 with no visible cell phones. No texting while watching this one!
DAY 10. PLASTIQUE VIVANT: Mannequins are creepy enough standing still but what happens when they come to life?
DAY 11: ¿QUE ES UN MURO FRONTERIZO?: Watch anything from Mexico, Central or South America.
DAY 12. THE FIRST WAVE: One by an indigenous filmmaker or indigenous cast members.
DAY 13. OPEN SOAR: This should focus on flying or aviation somehow.
DAY 14. THE MONSTER MILE: One about cars or racing.
DAY 15. HELL ON FOUR WHEELS: Must involve characters in wheelchairs.