I love holiday horror films. To me, they demonstrate the genre's ongoing commitment to ruining even the happiest of occasions with visions of nightmarish terror. There was a time when Halloween was the only holiday associated with evil and darkness and that set it apart as the isolated capsule of fear. But then, one by one, the other, more joyful holidays became targets for horror interpretations. It's gotten to the point that no festive celebration is without its own signature slasher or identifiable bloodbath.

For today's seasonal slaughtering, we celebrate Halloween with Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.
Halloween, The Curse Of Michael Myers
In Theaters on September 29th, 1995

An ancient Celtic ritual drives Dr. Loomis' patient to sacrifice an entire family in Illinois. Read More

Based on 11 critics

An escaped masked killer stalks a baby sitter (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her friends on Halloween. Read More

October 22, 2016
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Halloween: Resurrection
Based on 17 critics

Collegians spend the night in Michael Myers' (Brad Loree) childhood home. Read More

categories Horror, Cinematical