Yeah, yeah, I know I haven't been writing much for my 12 faithful readers lately. What can I say? October is always a busy month. But enough of that twaddle.
The 8th Annual HorrorFest that Cridafer and I put on each year is almost upon us! This Saturday, October 25th, we will once more throw open the doors of The Treehouse here in Portland to our friends and loved ones from across the country to join us for our yearly 'film festival' of flicks hand-picked by yours truly. With all the RSVPs we've received, this looks to be the biggest 'Fest so far! How do you wrangle an invite? Ya gotta personally know me, Cridafer, or someone else that is already attending. So if yer in the Portland area, get out there and GET TO KNOW ME!
This year's line-up of fun and frightul flicks promises to entertain, shock, and maybe even horrify. Check it out...
10:00am-10:25am: The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror! (1996)
Once again, the Simpsons kick off HorrorFest with a ghoulish anthology of screamingly funny tales. See the evil thing living in the Simpsons' attic! Gasp as Lisa inadvertently creates a miniature civilization! Scream in terror as Kang and Kodos run for President of the United States!
10:30am-12:15pm: Young Frankenstein (1974) PG
EVERYTHING comes wonderfully to life in this dead-on Mel Brooks spoof/sort of sequel to the original horror classic Frankenstein!– non-stop laughs from beginning to end!
12:20pm-2:25pm: Ghost Rider (2007) PG-13
Years ago a teen-aged stunt-cyclist Johnny Blaze sold his soul to the Devil. Now Johnny is a world-renowned daredevil by day, but at night transforms into the Devil's own bounty hunter, the Ghost Rider!
2:30pm-3:55pm: Hatchet (2007) R
When a group of New Orleans tourists take a haunted swamp tour, they slam face-first into the local legend of deformed madman Victor Crowley. What follows is a psycho spree of seat-jumping scares in the tradition of "old school American horror"!
4:00pm-8:45pm: The Main Attraction!
In this corner...
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Master (1988) R
Years ago, the children of Elm Street laid the unquiet spirit of child-murderer Freddy Krueger to rest. But some evils refuse to stay buried. Freddy is coming back and this time Elm Street is not enough...he wants the souls of all the children in Springwood!
...And in this corner...
Friday the 13th: Jason Goes to Hell (1993) R
Jason Voorhees is back! In this shocking, blood-soaked installment of the Friday the 13th film series, the secrets of Jason's unstoppable killing instinct are finally revealed. And once you know the chilling facts, you'll see him in your nightmares...and Jason will see you in hell!
Freddy vs. Jason (2003) R
Freddy Krueger enlists the help of undead slasher Jason Voorhees to escape his prison in hell. Once he is unleashed and the bodies start to pile up, it becomes clear that Jason isn't willing to step aside. Now, with a terrified town caught in the middle, these two titans of terror will enter into a horrifying and gruesome showdown....winner kills all!
9:00pm-11:00pm: Halloween (2007) Unrated Director's Cut
Rob Zombie reinvents the ultimate slasher classic, unleashing Michael Myers for a bloody rollercoaster of a rampage like fans have never seen!
11:05pm-12:45am: The Descent (2005) Original Unrated Cut
Six women on an extreme outdoor adventure are trapped while exploring a cave in a remote part of the Appalachians. As they push on, praying for another exit, they learn that they are not alone under the earth.