What's on in this world of film this Halloween? Terracotta is reaching out to the home viewing market, offering two scary DVDs for £6.66, and Sky will be premiering its remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, but if you'd rather get out and about, here's a look at what's happening around the UK.
- 31st - Halloween Scare Fest: Beetlejuice and The Shining at the Underdog Film Club.
- 31st - Demon and The Shining at The Belmont.
- 27th - Theatre Of Blood at the Strand Arts Centre.
- 28th - In The Mouth Of Madness at the Strand Arts Centre.
- 30th - The Backwoods Halloween Horror Marathon: Coraline, Tucker & Dale Vs Evil, Evil Dead 2, Cabin In The Woods and The Wicker Man in the Black Box.
In addition to this, there's the Hallowscream Film Festival at the Mockingbird, running from the 28th to the 31st and consisting of Ghostbusters, Scream, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Shaun Of The Dead, Interview With A Vampire, Poltergeist and The Exorcist.
- 30th - Abertoir selection: The Love Witch, A Dark Song, The Howling 2 and Carrie at the Chapter Arts Centre.
- 31st - An American Werewolf In London and Halloween-themed quiz at Roarth Park pub.
- 31st - The Lost Boys at Penarth Pier Pavilion.
- 29th - The Witches at the DCA.
- 30th - Fright Night at the DCA.
- 30th - The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Courtyard Cinema.
- 31st - Young Frankenstein at the Grassmarket Picture House.
- 28th - From Dusk Till Dawn and The Exorcist at the GFT.
- 30th - The Thing at the Planetarium.
- 30th - The Shining at the GFT.
- 28th - The Exorcist and a disco, Kirkstall Abbey.
- 29th - Hotel Transylvania at Hyde Park Picture House.
- 29th and 30th - The Lost Boys at Kirkstll Abbey.
- 30th - Beetlejuice at Kirkstall Abbey.
- 30th - It Follows at Hyde Park Picture house.
- 30th - Hocus Pocus in the garden of the Viking Pub and Bakehouse (weather permitting).
- 30th - The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hocus Pocus and The Shining at Newsham Park Abandoned Hospital
- 28th - Little Shop Of Horrors at Farmopolis, Greenwich Peninsula.
- 29th - Chills In The Chapel: classic horror soundtracks by Fabio Frizzi performed live in Union Chapel, Islington.
- 29th - Gore Tour all-nighter: Blood Feast, Wolf Creek, Deep Red and Audition at The Electric, Notting Hill.
- 29th - Teen Horror Pyjama Party: The Craft, Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Urban Legend, The Faculty and Final Destination at the Prince Charles Cinema.
- 31st - Under The Shadow at The Lexi, Kensal Green.
- 31st - The Mist at The Victoria, Dalston.
Little Shop Of Horrors
- 27th - A Nightmare On Elm Street at Napoleon's Night Club.
- 28th - The Birds at the Track Brewery.
- 29th - All the Harry Potter films in a row at the Odeon at the Printworks.
- 30th - Psycho at the Albert Hall.
- 30th - The Shining at Kosmonaut.
In addition to the above, Filmfear will be running at Home from the 27th to the 31st. Sponsored by Film4, it consists of Prevenge (with an Alice Lowe Q&A), Raw, We Are The Flesh, The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue, The Keep, Phantasm, Nosferatu. The Ghoul, The Void and Drácula.
- 28th - Ouija, Cabin Fever and Saw at the drive-in in Strathclyde Country Park.
- 29th - Inside Out, It Follows and Evil Dead at the drive-in in Strathclyde Country Park.
- 30th - Silent Hill: Revelation and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension at the drive-in in Strathclyde Country Park.
The Addams Family
- Casper, The Corpse Bride and The Addams Family at Blackfriars Ouseburn Cinema
- 29th - Halloween Cult Classic all-nighter: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Train To Busan, Night Of The Living Dead, Alien, An American Werewolf In London, Dark Water, The Driller Killer, The Greasy Strangler, Beetlejuice, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Carrie, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Ghostbusters, Deep Red, Bram Stoker's Dracula and The Evil Dead at Tyneside Cinema.
- 31st - Beetlejuice at Blackfriars Ouseburn Cinema.
- 31st - The Addams Family in Ecclesall Woods.
- 31st - Ghostbusters at the Showroom and in Ecclesall Woods.
- 31st - Hotel Transylvania at the Curzon.
- 31st and 1st - Nosferatu at Abbeydale Picture House.
- 28th - The Exorcist at Macrobert Arts Centre.