Jamie Lee Curtis Returns For 40th Anniversary ‘Halloween’ Movie. But Can The Series Stay Relevant?

It was strongly hinted on social media that True Lies star, Jamie Lee Curtis will be reprising her role as the virginal Laurie Strode in the upcoming Halloween sequel, scheduled to be released on October 19th, 2018.

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The History Of Trick Or Treating And How It’s Adapted To The Modern Age

(PCM) As the Halloween season approaches each year many children begin to think about what types of costumes they will be donning and begin to plan which neighborhoods to visit in hopes of getting the best candy when heading out for trick or treating. For many, many years children have been gallivanting around neighborhoods dressed […]

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Russell Dickerson Talks Debut Album “Yours,” Touring with Thomas Rhett, and His Halloween Costume

We had the opportunity to sit down with rapidly on the rise country star, Russell Dickerson recently to chat about his forthcoming debut album, Yours, Halloween and what he would dress up as, and his recent tour with Thomas Rhett. Dickerson made his national TV debut during episode #4 of The Bachelorette, serenading Rachel Lindsay and Dean …

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John Carpenter To Bring Scares To SYFY

(AOTN)  John Carpenter, the celebrated director of horror films including “Halloween,” “The Thing,” and “Escape from New York.” Under the new deal, Carpenter will executive produce scripted programming with UCP for the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment portfolio, as well as for external networks and streaming services, along with his producing partner, Sandy King, under their Storm more »

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Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

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(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn …

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Ever Wonder How Many Ridges Are On A Reese’s Cup?

(PCM) The spirit of Halloween got us thinking about some of our favorite Halloween treats, especially the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and of course that led to us wondering just how many ridges are indeed on a full size Reese’s Cup. We have reached the conclusion that there are 66 ridges on a full size Reese’s Cup and for good measure we took a look at the famous treat sized Reese’s Cups as well which boast 48 ridges. All the talk about ridges made us think about other items with ridges that we come into contact with day to day. We wanted to know how many ridges were on items […]

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“Treat Map” Makes Hunting For Neighborhood Halloween Candy A Snap!

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(PCM) Nextdoor is a free and private social network for neighborhoods and now for the second year in a row they are launching their “treat map” which is the go to tool to find out which homes in your neighborhood …

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Halloween

Halloween twoPerhaps the oldest continually celebrated holiday, Halloween takes place on October 31st of each year. Halloween has origins deep into the far past and hasn’t always been celebrated in October. It’s essence, in the beginning, was simple.  People grew afraid of the shortened days and wanted the sun to come back and so they offered sacrifices for protection from the dark and the evils that walked the dark. They would offer sacrifices of food as well as symbolic sacrifices of people. An example of this is someone would jump over the fire instead of being placed into it. Many Halloween … More Here

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Halloween Tales From Sleepy Hollow’s Neil Jackson

(PCM) Just in time for Halloween, is British actor Neil Jackson, talking about a modern take on a classic piece of literature – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Neil Jackson has appeared in the films Quantum of Solace, Alexander, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and Push, and numerous TV series. He has a double bill on the Fox TV Series Sleepy Hollow. In the modern-day version, Sleepy Hollow’s Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the nation’s founding fathers. This is the tale of an unsuspecting modern-day Ichabod Crane, who was thrust through time and focuses on a lean, lanky and extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut, who competes with Abraham “Brom Bones” Van Brunt, the town rowdy, to marry 18-year-old Katrina Van Tassel, the beautiful daughter and sole child of a wealthy farmer. Jackson currently plays the characters of Abraham Van Brunt and the Headless Horsemen, who embarked on a murderous rampage in present-day Sleepy Hollow, and this was just the first of many horrors to seep into the town. Suspending some disbelief and with some camera magic and trickery, some … Continue reading

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Starbucks Unleashes A Creeptacular New Drink For Halloween!

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(PCM) Coffee giant Starbucks have just recently unveiled their creepy new drink for Halloween fittingly called the Franken Frappucino.

Despite its’ creepy name the drink actually sounds like it will be quite delicious. It is green in color (of course) and made up of a green-tea based drink created using peppermint syrup, white chocolate sauce, java chips and finally topped off with whipped cream and mocha drizzle.

Starbucks also happens to be offering a scary good deal now through Halloween night on their blended beverages. All grande frappuccinos purchased after 2pm will only cost $3.00!

While the special Franken Frappuccino will only be offered in select locations, you can use your skills with the Starbucks secret menu by knowing the ingredients and just how to order this specialty drink to try it out.… Full Story

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Illinois Man Puts Together An Amazing Halloween Light Display

(PCM) Steve Jandick of Naperville, IL has certainly got into the spirit of Halloween decorating and has created one of the best light displays that we have ever seen.

He and his buddy/neighbor Nick Thomas, who assisted him with putting …

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Walmart In Hot Water For Selling “Fat Girl Costumes”

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(PCM) Walmart has stirred up some controversy after several customers noticed that there was a link on the company’s website that was labeled “Fat Girl Costumes” rather than the typical (and socially acceptable “Plus-Sized Costumes”) aimed at online shoppers looking to purchase Halloween costumes.

The incident was first reported by Jezabel.com, when are reader sent in an outraged comment about the harsh labeling. The first Twitter comment directed at the company criticizing the labeling was published back on 10/21 and received what appeared to be some sort of automated reply in response.

As more and more individuals began to chime in and complain to the company, it has become a huge public relations nightmare for Walmart overall.… Full Story

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New Posters For Saw’s Tenth Anniversary Re-Release!

Saw(PCM) Two new posters have been released in celebration of Lionsgate re-releasing their 2004 thriller, Saw. The gory horror film reopens in theaters on Halloween; check the new posters out below!

Shocking audiences and critics alike, Saw originally released in theaters on October 29, 2004, splitting critics on the film’s gory take on horror.

Richard Roeper of Ebert and Roeper openly disliked the film saying: “Saw has art-house ambitions, but it’s nothing but a glorified snuff film. I despised this movie” while David Edelstein of Slate called Saw “an ingenious machine for inducing terror, rage, and paralyzing unease.”

The directorial debut from filmmaker James Wan, this psychological thriller comes from the first screenplay by actor Leigh Whannell, who also stars.

Whannell plays Adam, one of two men chained up in a mysterious chamber. The other, Dr. Gordon (Cary Elwes), like Adam, has no idea how either of them got there. … Read more

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Ebola Costumes Expected To Be Popular This Halloween

Ebola1(PCM) There are always tons of individuals out there with a sick sense of humor, so we are surely expecting Ebola costumes to be a popular choice this Halloween season.

The costumes are sure to be controversial and will definitely …

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‘Saw’ Re-Releases in Theaters Oct. 31 For 10th Anniversary

Saw(PCM) In celebration of one of the most talked about horror films of the 2000’s, Lionsgate is re-releasing their 2004 thriller, Saw, on Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014.

Shocking audiences and critics alike, Saw originally released in theaters on October 29, 2004, splitting critics on the film’s gory take on horror.

Richard Roeper of Ebert and Roeper openly disliked the film saying: “Saw has art-house ambitions, but it’s nothing but a glorified snuff film. I despised this movie” while David Edelstein of Slate called Saw “an ingenious machine for inducing terror, rage, and paralyzing unease.”

The directorial debut from filmmaker James Wan, this psychological thriller comes from the first screenplay by actor Leigh Whannell, who also stars.

Whannell plays Adam, one of two men chained up in a mysterious chamber. The other, Dr. Gordon (Cary Elwes), like Adam, has no idea how either of them got there.

Neither of … Read more

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Sexy “Frozen” Costumes Are Number One For Halloween!

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(PCM) In fact, the sexy “Frozen” Halloween costumes are so incredibly popular this year that many costume retailers are completely sold out and are unsure if they will be able to get any more back in stock in time for …

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Punkin Chunkin Announces A Two-Year Deal!

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(PCM) It has just been announced by the Dover International Speedway that a two-year agreement has been reached for them to become the new host site for the World Championship Punkin Chunkin event, an annual contest that will be held Oct. …

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Jump Scares Movies and Gore Versus Psychological Horror Movies

horror(PCM) Halloween is rapidly approaching, and many will spend the month of October watching some scary flicks. Even though people eagerly scour through movies to find that perfect film for the night, everyone has a different opinion on what makes …

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The History Of Everyone’s Favorite Halloween Treat: Candy Corn

Candy-Corn1(PCM) Maybe candy corn is not everyone’s favorite Halloween candy, but there is a pretty good chance that you will see this delightful little treat pop up quite a few times as we enter the Halloween season. Have you ever …

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