It may seem like just another autumn weekend to you, with slow box-office appeal. For me, this is the weekend between film festivals. I've finished recuperating from and writing about Fantastic Fest, and now I'm gearing up to cover Austin Film Festival for Cinematical next week. Right now, I get to slow down a little and see movies in wide release. Maybe I'll finally get to see The Corpse Bride this weekend.
The Corpse Bride reminds me that Halloween is only a couple of weeks away, and Halloween-themed movies are starting to pop up in Austin theaters. I'll be out of town for the holiday this year, which is why I keep forgetting. I love to see the ideas that theaters come up with for Halloween film programming, and this year seems particularly inspired. Here are some of the horror film-related events planned around Austin: