People watch horror movies for all sorts of reasons. Some people do it for the sudden adrenaline rush they get during those jump-scare scenes, while others want to put some visuals to the former novel they enjoyed reading so much. Whatever your reasons are for lining up to watch the next creepy motion picture, you’re going to want to hear about this new job offer, available right around Haloween time! How fitting.
So, what’s happening? All thanks to the U.S. network provider, DISH, viewers are getting the opportunity to watch 13 movies written by the leader of the horror genre himself, Stephen King. by Halloween for a generous cash prize. How much money are we talking about, exactly? One very lucky person will be looking at a grand total of $1,300.
The Ins and Outs of the Deal
Without further ado, let’s explain what you’ve got to do to be in with a chance of winning this big financial bonus. Alongside getting your popcorn out and changing into some comfortable loungewear for the 13-part binge-watch, you need to channel your inner blogger! That’s right, DISH is expecting a full-fledged review for each of King’s movies.
Get your cellphones, and set them to record because the officials over at DISH want to know your every reaction while watching each of these freaky movies! You have to be speedy though, as the competition closes on October 31st. The list of must-watch horror movies may leave you sleeping with one eye open at night!
So, what movies are these fearless competitors due to start watching? The official line-up consists of Carrie, Children of the Corn, Christine, Creepshow, Cujo, Dreamcatcher, It, The Mist, Pet Cemetery, Salem’s Lot, The Shining, Thinner, and Misery. That’s a lot of horror movies! You really need to be brave to get on board with this mission.
When we said DISH wanted to know all about your horror-watching experience, we really meant it! Measures such as heart-rate and jump-scare trackers, information on who accompanied you when you watched the movies, your initial thoughts before tuning in and how they altered once the film ended all need to be taken if you want to see the big money.
Strict Steps All Competitors Must Take
We’re not going to lie, there’s a lot of rules and regulations you must adhere to if you want to be in with a chance of winning this amazing prize, so DISH is willing to make the process a little easier for all of these horror fanatics! How have they managed this? A worksheet is handed out to each competitor, allowing them a means to document all.
Think of this worksheet as your own, personal horror movie journal. You’ll need to jot down every emotion and feeling that enters your mind during the binge-watch. A Fitbit is also added into the pack, so viewers get the chance to track their heart rate; these may come in handy particularly during those jump-scare scenes!
As if the large cash sum wasn’t enough to motivate horror fans to give Stephen King’s collection a watch, a second prize has been added. What is it? The winner of the binge-watch contest will also receive a movie theater gift card to watch yet another Stephen King movie: from either It: Chapter 2 or Doctor Sleep. The choice is yours!