7 Films for Halloween that aren’t really scary!

Want to get into the Halloween spirit but don’t want to actually be terrified or scared when watching films? I am sure this is something a lot of people actually want to do. It doesn’t have to be a truly terrifying film to get into the autumn Halloween spirit.

I have decided to pick out my seven favourites which could do just that, with a halloween feel but not actually going to stop you from getting to sleep. Quite a few of my choices are actually childhood favourites that I really do still love watching now as well. Take a look at the seven chosen films . . .

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RARE & ICONIC FILM & TV MEMORABILIA WORTH IN EXCESS OF £6 MILLION ($7.5 MILLION) TO BE AUCTIONED IN THE UK NEXT MONTH

Prop Store – one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies has today announced it is to hold the UK’s largest annual live auction of film and TV memorabilia for the sixth consecutive year this September, with the items on offer expected to fetch in excess of £6 million ($7.5 million). The auction is to be held at London’s BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON, Europe’s largest cinema group.

900 rare and iconic lots will be sold during Prop Store’s unique Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction over two days on Monday 30th September and Tuesday 1st October 2019 in Waterloo, London.

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On Location Tours: NYC Bus Tour

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Video Clips on the Bus!

Following the walking tour in Central Park the next day it was time for the Bus TV and Movie tour. Which was leaving next to Ellen’s Stardust Diner which meant we just had to go back for breakfast! To start the tour we are shown a DVD which would go onto show us many different clips from films throughout so we can remember just what scenes were filmed at the location we were currently at, heading to or had been at!

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On Location Tours: Central Park

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Before heading to NYC I had booked in two tours with On Location Tours, which are all TV and Movie themed. Showing the different filming locations in New York City from so many movies that you know and love.

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The first one we did was the walking tour around Central Park which was only $12 due to a combo booking with the Bus Tour.

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Top 25 – Female Performances in 2016

I thought I would put together a new list this year for what I saw in 2016 (here) with the standout female performances of the year, this is going to combine the whole leading and supporting roles. Just what I have been really impressed with!

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2016 at the Cinema!

2016 was another good year for films released at the cinema and I think the standard was pretty good, I managed to miss a lot of the films that seemed to be regarded as the worst of the year which is always a big bonus!

This time last year (and the year before) I was celebrating a record-breaking total. You know what I have only gone and done it again setting a new record this year, beating last year by a whole 12 films! Which I think is pretty impressive although I seem to be treating it very much like a game now in trying to beat the previous year. Even monthly trying to outdo the year before. I was so close to 80 and I think that will therefore be my target in 2017. Good job I have an Unlimited Card at Cineworld to be able to do this!

 

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Previous years at the cinema . . .

2015 – 66 Films

2014 – 62 Films

2013 – 59 Films

2012 – 40 Films

2011 – 60 Films

2010 – 33 Films

2009 – 34 Films

2008 – 49 Films

2007 – 39 Films

2006 – 21 Films

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7 Films that surprised me in 2016

Before I get into my top 10 best and worst films of 2016 I thought I would put together this list of films which surprised me in 2016, but not quite enough to make it onto the top 10 list. It is nice to be surprised by a film when you head to the cinema that is for sure!

Here you can see the films that I caught at the cinema during 2016!

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Cineworld: Wristband!

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Quite recently I saw something on Twitter about Cineworld doing wristbands with collectable film things to pin on them. So eventually when I went to the cinema last (to see Finding Dory) I bought one for my cousin’s little boy who is 5, he totally loved it!

At the moment they have four different choices in the things you can buy which meant it only cost £2 for the wristband already filled with the “charms” which works out the same as buying them separate at 50p each as you get a free wristband with the first one you buy.

It was a little disappointing they didn’t have anything for Finding Dory, maybe they will add that next? As I told him I would keep a look out for any new ones to add to his collection.

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