Your Best Guide to Halloween Movies 2012 at the Cinema
When you team one of the greatest annual events with one of the best forms of entertainment, you’re sure to create something magnificent. Halloween is the time of year when we all dress up as scary characters that we’ve either conjured up in our imaginations or seen on the big screen. It is also the time when Hollywood makes our darkest nightmares a reality. This is your guide to Halloween 2012 at the cinema.
Frankenweenie dir. Tim Burton
Plot: Tim Burton does it again, bringing a haunting tale for the whole to enjoy during this spooky time of year.Frankenweenie tells the story of Victor, a young boy who lost his dog and turns to science to resurrect him. However, his classmates catch wind of his experiment and turn to the lab to perform their very own tests. The only thing is they are turning their pets into monsters.
Expectations: This is sure to be a brilliant film for the family and we expect a lot of children will be dying to see this film over Halloween.
Paranormal Activity 4 dir.Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman
Paranormal Activity 4 poster
Plot: Katie and Hunter have disappeared without a trace, until now. Five years has past and now that Katie and Hunter have found a place in stay in a suburban town, a family notice strange and unexplainable events.
Expectations:We will never forget the first Paranormal Activity; it was something new and truly scary. However, with instalment after instalment coming out on such a regular occurrence is the scare factor beginning to running out of steam? We think so.
Sinister dir.Scott Derrickson
Plot: An author relocates his family in hope that he will be able to create a best-selling book. However, as he begins to unravel the history behind the mystery tapes found in the attic he realises he has put his family in grave danger.
Expectations:It is the most talked about horror film of the year, but with all this hype surrounding it, we’re not sure it will live up to our expectations. For the film’s sake we hope it is just as, if not more terrifying than what people are making it out to be.
Silent Hill: Revelation dir.Michael J. Bassett
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Poster
Plot: Based on the third chapter of the video game, Silent Hill: Revelation takes audiences into the dark and welcomes you to a new nightmare. Heather is told to go to Silent Hill in hope she will find her father. However, her search turns into a horrendous journey as Heather is told that she is the chosen one who must destroy the demon.
Expectations:The effects look amazing and the film is sure to be a spectacle to watch. However, will the storyline be lost? For a fast action, horror-thriller that will introduce you to Hell on Earth, we can’t think that there is a better film for Halloween this year than Silent Hill: Revelation.
Room 237 dir.Rodney Ascher
Room 237 Poster
Plot:Exploring the many mysteries and meanings behind Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shinning”, Room 237 breaks down each and every minor detail to offer new theories and thought provoking facts. It is one documentary that viewers at the Sundance Film Festival are calling explosive and unmissable.
Expectations: For any Stanley Kubrick fan this is one horror documentary that is a must see this year. Delving into the film director’s secrets, we’re sure viewers will get an insight into what really lies behind the door of Room 237.
If you are in the market for a few scares this Halloween there is one film and one documentary that we believe will have you wishing you never had to sleep. Silent Hill Revelation and Room 237 take on two different approaches to horror. One is trying to unravel the mysteries behind one of the world’s greatest minds for horror, whereas the other wants you to envisage yourself living in hell. What one will you be watching at the cinema?
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