It’s the time of year where everyone loves to be scared. There’s a chill in the air. It’s the perfect time for a scary movie marathon (and maybe some liquid courage). If you’re a horror movie hound looking for some places to go for some frightful flicks, look no further. Ok, well, just a little further. Like right below this sentence.
Midtown Cinema in Harrisburg screens The Shining on October 10 at 9 p.m. BYOZ (bring your own 32 oz. Zeroday Growler) and watch Stanley Kubrick’s terrifying masterpiece about the haunted Overlook Hotel. Get tickets.
Midtown Cinema keeps the freaky film fest going with Vincent Price’s classic House on Haunted Hill on October 11, Hocus Pocus on October 16 and 17, The Lost Boys on October 17, The Exorcist on October 24, The Basement on October 25, Fiend Without a Face on October 30, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Halloween on October 31.
Penn Cinema in Lititz screens a Hitchcock double feature including Rear Window and The Birds on October 26. Stop in at Mick’s All American Pub – Penn Cinema’s in-house bar – for pre- and post-movie drinks.
The Ephrata Main Theatre hosts the Night of the Living Dead Zombiefest on Friday, October 30 featuring face-painting and drink specials at Lily’s. The next installment in the Paranormal series, Paranormal Activity The Ghost Dimension opens on Friday, October 23.
Zoetropolis in Lancaster hosts the Lancaster International Short Film Festival Horror Night on October 24. The films may be short on time, but they are big on terror.
What are your favorite scary movies?