Here it comes: the year’s coolest holiday! No other American holiday calls for the appreciation of an entire GENRE of movies like Halloween does. Just take a gander at your TV listings—this year’s run-up to Halloween is absolutely sick with horror goodness. Below are your best bets for basic cable, organized into five spooooky categories.
Wednesday, October 26 at 10pm | Thursday, October 27 at 2:30am | Saturday, October 29
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October has been something of an unusual month for Criterion, in that the Blu-ray… Continue reading Criterion Corner: October Titles Deliver 7 Different Kinds Of Horror
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
Paramount Pictures’ Paranormal Activity 3 set a new October opening record with an estimated $ 54 million from 3,321 domestic theaters, an average of $… Continue reading Paranormal Activity 3 Sets New October Record with $54 Million
Horror threequel/prequel ‘Paranormal Activity 3′ scared up a frightful amount of money this weekend, setting a record for the biggest horror movie opening ever. With an estimated $ 54.0 million opening, it handily defeated this weekend’s other two new wide releases, ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘Johnny English Reborn.’
Even before it opened, ‘Paranormal 3′ had scared off most of the usual October horror competition. It was expected to open big, in… Continue reading 'Paranormal Activity 3' Sets Horror Movie Record: Box Office Report October 21-23
Like a haunted house built over a Native American burial ground during a full moon on Friday the 13th, your cable lineup is nothing but trouble this week. But just because the onset of Halloween brings out the scariest movies on TV doesn’t mean everything’s all blood and guts and inappropriate sexual situations! This week there are a ton of macabre yet fun offerings you can show to your younger… Continue reading The Scariest Movies on Cable This Week: Family Edition! (October 18-23)