Saturday’s Song: A Nightmare on My Street

Saturday’s Song: A Nightmare on My Street

Today is the last Saturday before Halloween, so this is the final Saturday’s Song of 2017. It doesn’t seem like Halloween can already be this close, but it is! For this final Saturday’s Song, the song of the day is A Nightmare On My Street by Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff. The song was … Continue reading Saturday’s Song: A Nightmare on My Street

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Saturday’s Song: The Halloween Theme Song

Saturday’s Song: The Halloween Theme Song

It’s Saturday, which means it’s time for another Saturday’s Song! Today’s song is one of the most iconic songs in the horror movie genre: the theme song for Halloween. But we’re not just talking the song that John Carpenter composed and performed for his hit film. Just two days ago, in time for Friday the … Continue reading Saturday’s Song: The Halloween Theme Song

Saturday’s Song: Mr. Sandman

It’s Saturday and that means it’s time for a new Saturday’s Song! Today’s song is Mr. Sandman, most famously recorded by The Chordettes. Pat Ballard wrote Mr. Sandman (sometimes rendered as Mister Sandman). Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra first recorded it in May 1954. Later that same year, The Chordettes recorded the song. The song’s … Continue reading Saturday’s Song: Mr. Sandman

Dissecting the ‘Halloween’ series

Dissecting the ‘Halloween’ series

In the spring of 1978, a group of young filmmakers set out to shoot a movie over three weeks on a budget of just $300,000. Months later, the film hit theatres and became one of the most successful independent movies of all time. That movie was John Carpenter’s Halloween. Carpenter wrote the film with his … Continue reading Dissecting the ‘Halloween’ series

Original Scream Queen returning for new Halloween film

Original Scream Queen returning for new Halloween film

Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode is synonymous with the Halloween franchise. Curtis portrayed Laurie in the original film, its sequel, the 20th anniversary film Halloween H20: 20 Years Later and the film most often ignored by fans Halloween: Resurrection. In 2018, Curtis will return to Haddonfield, Illinois, to portray the iconic character in the … Continue reading Original Scream Queen returning for new Halloween film