Articles tagged halloween, alaska

Halloween Head Trips (PopMatters Playlist)

Presenting a set of spooky, angsty, twisted electronic beats to celebrate the dark season from PopMatters editor in chief, Sarah Zupko.

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Tyler Perry’s ‘Boo: A Madea Halloween’ Is Scary Good

By removing most of the "Go with God" material, the faith-based filmmaker has created his most consistent mainstream comedy to date.

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Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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The Horrors, the Horrors, or Get Your Halloween On

This bevy of B or Z horrors upclassed to Blu-ray will help you get scared the old-fashioned way.

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The Past and Future of ‘Sin City’ ‘Deadpool’, ‘Alien’, ‘Predator’ and ‘Halloween’

Flops, superheroes, monsters and noir in The Next Reel.

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‘Friday the 13th’ Game Well on Its Way to Ruling Next Year’s Halloween

A determined group of developers has nearly funded a project to bring horror movie franchise Friday the 13th to the multiplayer gaming realm.

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Batman and Other Creatures of the Night

As Halloween approaches, it's time once again to think about the creatures of the night – about ghosts, vampires, werewolves and demons. It's time to think about Batman.

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150 Battleborn Halloweens Later

It’s the strangest of strange troikas; Nevadan statehood, Halloween and comics. But this Halloween, marking the 150th anniversary of Nevadan statehood, might just be the most elegant comment on the current state of comics.

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Fear, Inc.: Beyond the Shadows of the American Haunt Industry

Haunted houses. Extreme haunts. Big scares. Big money. Maybe even big health benefits (when used with caution, of course). Step inside, if you dare.

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Halloween ‘75: Dracula, the Spider and the Pompatous of Love

I remember that Halloween, Halloween 1975. I wanted to dress as Spider-Man…

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Six Little Horror Games That Would Like to Play With You This Halloween

Here are a few little games to put you in the spirit of the spooky season. How you will come out of the other side is up to you.

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12 Must-Have Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

Before you go out to your favorite haunted house or visit your favorite witchy woman, be sure to have the proper monster music handy.

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16 Jun 2010 // 9:00 PM

Portugal. The Man: Alaska’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Saviors

Alaska's Portugal. The Man have been gaining quite a following outside of their native state. Singer and guitarist John Gourley talks about the lessons they've learned growing up in the land of Sarah Palin, and how it's affected their approach to life as a rock band.

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Does the Suit Make the Iron Man, or Vice-versa?

Tony Stark has a big personality that far outsizes his Iron Man 2 suit of armor, but sometimes our movie men are "made" by their suits.

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30 Oct 2008 // 2:54 AM

This mad pumpkin, haunted houses, spooky shows and scary rides are just part of the fun at Universal Studios’ 18th annual Halloween Horror Nights. (Jane

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29 Oct 2008 // 9:59 PM

Making Mix Discs for Halloween? Pick from These Creepy Best

There are way more than 50 songs contained on our three lists -- one of perennial classics, one filled with rock staples and a final 20 comprised of offbeat and lesser-known gems. Load up your MP3 player of choice, hit shuffle ... and let the spooking begin.

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Welcome back, Future Cadavers. Feeling a little threadbare? Hey, I can’t even afford to dry-clean my John Gacy clown suit. Which is just embarrassing.

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5 Sep 2007 // 9:42 PM

Halloween

In Carpenter's film, evil shows up right where you think you'd be safe. No one imagines he's safe in whitetrashland -- especially the section inhabited by a heavily inked up William Forsythe.

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Rob Zombie’s ‘Halloween’ tries to explain the slasher’s psychology

Michael Myers. It’s an ordinary name. Nothing menacing or peculiar. The kid next door. Which is what Michael Myers was—in “Halloween,” the low-budget 1978

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31 Aug 2007 // 4:08 AM

Rob Zombie breathes new life into a classic fright film

"It just really felt, to me, growing up on the East Coast, like it was Halloween."

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