Halfway through the 2020 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge

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!

Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure

DAY 2. SLUMBER PARTY: Watch one with a sleepover in it.

The Last Slumber Party

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.

Dawn of the Dead

DAY 4: HUNKERED DOWN: One with recluses, shut-in or people locked inside their home.

Evil in the Woods


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.

The Park Is Mine

The Campaign

DAY 7. THEY’RE OUT TO GET YOU: One with heavy paranoid (real or imagined). 

Black Circle Boys


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!

Big Money Rustlas

DAY 10. PLASTIQUE VIVANT: Mannequins are creepy enough standing still but what happens when they come to life?

The Devil’s Passenger

Window Dressing

Mannequin Two: Mannequin on the Move

DAY 11: ¿QUE ES UN MURO FRONTERIZO?: Watch anything from Mexico, Central or South America.

El Macho Bionico

DAY 12. THE FIRST WAVE: One by an indigenous filmmaker or indigenous cast members. 

These Walls

DAY 13. OPEN SOAR: This should focus on flying or aviation somehow.

Exorcism at 60,000 Feet

The Concorde Affaire

DAY 14. THE MONSTER MILE: One about cars or racing.

Safari 3000

Car Crash

DAY 15. HELL ON FOUR WHEELS: Must involve characters in wheelchairs.

Wired to Kill

Mr. No Legs



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