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Film Review: Halloween (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: The first flick in the trilogy from director John Carpenter, Halloween almost single-handedly invented the 1980s slasher genre. Escaped lunatic Michael Myers (no, not the Austin Powers actor) goes on a murderous baby-sitter-slaying rampage on Halloween. Only baby sitter Jamie Lee Curtis (the quintessential scream queen) and psychiatrist Donald Pleasence can stop him. REVIEW:

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Halloween 35th Anniversary Bluray Makes for a Must Own!

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Beverly Hills, CA – In 1978, Compass International Pictures released an indie horror film by an up and coming director and a largely unknown cast. Presented by the late Moustapha Akkad, the film cost $325,000 and ended up not only becoming one of the most successful independent motion pictures of its time, but single handedly created the genre of the ...

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Halloween Fancy Dress Discount Offer

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Halloween is fast approaching, and we’ve just finished uploading our extensive range of costumes to http://fancydresspartyideas.co.uk. Exclusive to Horror News readers, we’re offering a whopping 15% OFF all products in our HALLOWEEN COSTUMES category. All you need to do is enter the code HORRORNEWS at step 2 of the checkout process to claim 15% off. Note – only applicable to ...

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“Midnight Hour” spins tale of workforce violence in October’s “Black Friday”

Most adults can tell horror stories about jobs they’ve held at one time or another, but in October the cult TV series “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour” takes workforce treachery to the next level in its latest installment, “Black Friday.” TRAILER: http://youtu.be/m3EumvizzFc This all-new episode tells the story of Griffith (Phil Elam), a security guard at a sprawling industrial complex, ...

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Screenvision Brings 1978 Halloween back to Screen!

SCREENVISION TEAMS UP WITH COMPASS INTERNATIONAL PICTURES AND TRANCAS INTERNATIONAL FILMS TO BRING JOHN CARPENTER’S “HALLOWEEN” BACK TO CINEMAS THIS OCTOBER Screenvision, a national leader in cinema advertising sales, services and content distribution, has teamed up with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to bring John Carpenter’s immortal 1978 classic, “Halloween,” back to the big screen. This nationwide release, ...

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