Red Molly and I are spending today at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, for the biggest day of their series of horror film screenings in honor of Halloween. Today, we see Phantom of the Opera (Lon Chaney version), The Bride of Frankenstein, and Night of the Living Dead (original) on the big screen.
I’d encourage everyone who can make it to do so, but tickets are first come, first served.
For those who can’t make it, I thought I’d just give you a little film festival of my own in compensation.
First, the event we’ve all been waiting decades for finally occurs:
Next, a short film with an important warning for us all:
And finally, a short film about how you should really behave if you find yourself in a horror movie this Halloween:
Yeah, as you might’ve guessed, I think Halloween should be more about the fun kind of horror than the truly dark and bleak. If you’d like a bit of sexy, zombie-chopping fun, take a look at my Stay Living post; for some outright horror-comedy, take a look back to Redshirt Films from last week; and for some true chillers, visit the Nightmare Film Festival.