By THOMAS BOND, Oklahoma City Horror Movie Examiner
(as published on Examiner.com)
It’s that spooky time of year again. Cobwebs on everyone’s front porches, carved pumpkins with candles inside casting eerie glows along dark streets, and of course Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes.
Most important, however, is the fresh slate of horror films that appear in theatres and on television every Halloween season. For fans of the genre it’s a chance to rush to the theatre and be scared by something new, and it’s also a great time for newcomers to discover a terrifying classic on AMC.
This year is actually an outstanding year for horror films in theatres, with four in particular that are worth marking your calendars for. But with sequels and homages abounding everywhere, perhaps it’s better to rent a few of the golden oldies on Netflix or Redbox before heading to your local cinema, just so you can appreciate every nuance that these new releases have to offer.
Where to start? Check out this fantastic horror compilation video from Youtube.com by Jonathan Keogh. In less than three minutes he’s packed images and clips from 163 different horror films (and even more if you count some super-quick images) into a thrilling video set to a rocking soundtrack by Hanni El Khatib. This incrediblyscary (and R-rated – note to parents) video will not only give you ideas on what to watch, but will get you excited about watching horror movies, which is perfect for this time of year…
(Read the full story and watch the video here, at Examiner.com)