Posts in category "Halloween"

October...Favorite Month Of The Year?

Not that many people ever have this discussion, but when it comes down to it, October is tops in my book in regards to my favorite month of the year. Why you ask? It’s full of not too hot/not too cold days, football is in full swing, Halloween ends the month, and I usually have... Read more »

The "In-Between" Stages of Halloween Enjoyment

The "In-Between" Stages of Halloween Enjoyment
When I was reveling in the excitement of hanging around my house all weekend and watching college/pro/semi-pro/whatever football, I realized that it was the normally coveted Halloween weekend. The weekend where twenty-somethings a few years younger than me (or even my age) are pumped to dress up in random “Jersey Shore”, superhero, or horror flick┬ácostumes... Read more »

Paranormal Activity 3...This Guy Ain't A Fan

Paranormal Activity 3...This Guy Ain't A Fan
When you think of Halloween, normally the big horror movies from over the years come to mind: Halloween, Friday the 13th, Scream, Saw, and now Paranormal Activity takes it’s place as the new king of yearly released flicks. The first two weren’t groundbreakers from a thematic standpoint…girl and guy are haunted by an entity and... Read more »
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How Old Is Too Old For "Trick Or Treating"?

With Halloween 2010 upon us, the streets of Chicago and surrounding suburbs are filled with Brett Farve’s, Lady Gaga’s, and even large Oscar the Grouch’s riding motorcycles (I saw this one driving downtown yesterday). It’s a holiday that brings out the kid in everyone and encourages jokes/pranks (tricks) and rewards of candy (treats). My question... Read more »

Halloween in the "Heights" Approved Flicks

A dark horse, indie film made by Oren Peli for $15k that juggernauted to $194M in profit worldwide.  A simply made, well directed "found footage" movie that had it's sequel just released recently.
With Halloween around the corner and a lot of my friends/acquaintances spending their nights leading up to it watching classic or crappy horror flicks, I figured it would be a great time to count down my top 5 favorite horror movie series (with an indie newcomer to the party): My childhood Halloweens were filled with... Read more »

Let's Celebrate the "4th of Halloween"!

Halloween has to be one of my favorite holiday’s of the year, next to Thanksgiving or Black Friday/Cyber Monday (which should be an official holiday by now).  It brings the wearing of costumes, eating excessive amounts of candy, and pilgrimages to the movie theater to see the new Saw movie back into the normalcy of... Read more »
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