Why people love and hate candy corn

candy corn Candy corn is like cilantro. Your taste buds either love it or hate it. For many, this three colored, triangle shaped Halloween staple is an essential purchase each fall and for others it’s the classic option that just comes back from the dead each year. While the jury isn’t out on which side is right, here are a few reasons why candy corn is loved and hated by the masses. Why people love candy

The Saturn Awards Announces 2019 Winners For Film, TV, Streaming And Home Entertainment

Winners for the 45th annual Saturn Awards, honoring motion picture, television, home entertainment and live stage productions, were announced today at an exciting ceremony hosted by Aisha Tyler at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood and streamed across 8 online platforms.
Leading the way with 6 Saturn Award wins was Marvel/Walt Disney Studio’s Avengers: Endgame which took home the awards for Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release, Best Actor in A Film (Robert Downey Jr.), Best

AMC’s ‘FearFest’ Continues And The Countdown Is On For Rick Grimes Final Episodes Of ‘The Walking Dead’

“The Walking Dead” season nine continues on Sunday, October 28th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the all-new episode, “The Obliged,” Rick’s vision of a civilized future is threatened by a sudden reckoning with past sins that remain unavenged and unforgiven. The episode is written by Geraldine Inoa and directed by Rosemary Rodriguez.

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” reigns as television’s …

The Legend Of Count Dracula And The Character We Know Today!

(PCM) Many believe that the origin of Count Dracula can be linked to an area of Romania known as Transylvania, which is believed to sit upon some of Earth’s strongest magnetic fields and some feel that it gives individuals who reside in the area various types of extra-sensory perceptions.

The area gave birth to famous author Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”, as Dracula is literally translated in Gaelic as Drac Ullah meaning bad blood. It is easy …

Redbox’s Halloween Movie Survey

Redbox.com conducted a Halloween survey of more than 1,200 members of the Redbox Customer Panel.

The survey was conducted Sept. 11 – Sept. 18, 2018.

Favorite Family Friendly Halloween Movie, Ranked Top 5

1.    Hocus Pocus

2.    It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

3.    Beetlejuice

4.    The Nightmare Before Christmas

5.    Hotel Transylvania

Scariest Movie Ever Seen, Ranked Top 5

1.    The Exorcist

2.    The Silence of the Lambs

3.    The Ring

4.    The …

TNT to Celebrate Halloween with Supernatural

This Halloween, TNT is bringing fans spooks, chills and thrills with an all-day
Supernatural marathon, starting at 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., spanning four seasons of the most terrifying episodes from the fan-favorite series.  From hauntings to ghosts, zombies and even Bloody Mary, TNT is your destination for getting into the Halloween spirit.

In the series, Sam Winchester (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural …

Shudder Has More Horror Than Anyone Else

The horror streaming service Shudder ” is bringing Halloween to an unprecedented level this year with a killer lineup of seven original and exclusive films that starts with the breakout movie REVENGE and culminates with the shocking slasher SUMMER OF 84,” said Shudder General Manager Craig Engler. “We’re also premiering the hit U.K. series True Horror, launching season 3 of Channel Zero and bringing back amazing classics like John Carpenter’s Halloween and a massive Hitchcock …

Sony’s Crackle October Programming Announced

Below is a list of Sony Crackle programming available October 1, 2018 and titles leaving the free streaming network on October 31, 2018.

New Sony Crackle Originals:

SuperMansion – New episodes available October 4 featuring Minnie Driver as a recent addition to the star-studded cast, which includes Bryan Cranston, Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Pine, Jillian Bell, Heidi Gardner, Tucker Gilmore and Zeb Wells.

1600 Penn Season 1

227 Season 3

Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective

Ace …

Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

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(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th.

According to the Facebook page dedicated Necrofeast, the holiday is influenced “by potpourri of Native American, European, Arabian, & other “unknown” pagan folklores. While similar to Halloween, El Día de los …

5 of the Most Thrilling Opening Sequences Ever!

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There can be little doubt that the opening sequence to any movie is possibly one of the most crucial moments in a picture. It often sets the tone for what is to come, and rarely fools the audience into thinking that they are watching a feature in particular that then suddenly changes course. There are exceptions, such as in Alfred Hitchcock‘s ‘Psycho‘ (1960) where, judging by it’s opening, you would be forgiven …

Halloween Programming for Syfy, Google Play and More!

Do you feel that? It’s Halloween spirit in the air! Halloween is my favorite holiday when it comes to holiday programming, well that and Christmas. But with Halloween just around the corner, you can bet there will be loads of new series and already established series airing Halloween related episodes. Below we have the Halloween programming schedule for Syfy, Google Play, Crypt TV, Stage 13, go90 and 60 Second Docs.

 

Jamie Lee Curtis Returns For 40th Anniversary ‘Halloween’ Movie. But Can The Series Stay Relevant?

It was strongly hinted on social media that True Lies star, Jamie Lee Curtis will be reprising her role as the virginal Laurie Strode in the upcoming Halloween sequel, scheduled to be released on October 19th, 2018.

A message on her official Facebook page read as follows:

Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues. 40 years later. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween. Release date 10/19/18.

A picture of Jamie Lee Curtis wearing …

The History Of Trick Or Treating And How It’s Adapted To The Modern Age

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(PCM) As the Halloween season approaches each year many children begin to think about what types of costumes they will be donning and begin to plan which neighborhoods to visit in hopes of getting the best candy when heading out for trick or treating.

For many, many years children have been gallivanting around neighborhoods dressed up in costumes that range from ghosts and witches to superheros and cartoon characters, knocking on doors and requesting treats, …

Russell Dickerson Talks Debut Album “Yours,” Touring with Thomas Rhett, and His Halloween Costume

We had the opportunity to sit down with rapidly on the rise country star, Russell Dickerson recently to chat about his forthcoming debut album, Yours, Halloween and what he would dress up as, and his recent tour with Thomas Rhett. Dickerson made his national TV debut during episode #4 of The Bachelorette, serenading Rachel Lindsay and Dean on their date in South Carolina. His EP, Yours, debuted at #2 in the iTunes country store …

John Carpenter To Bring Scares To SYFY

(AOTN)  John Carpenter, the celebrated director of horror films including “Halloween,” “The Thing,” and “Escape from New York.” Under the new deal, Carpenter will executive produce scripted programming with UCP for the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment portfolio, as well as for external networks and streaming services, along with his producing partner, Sandy King, under their Storm King Productions banner. The announcement was made today by Dawn Olmstead, Executive Vice President, Development at UCP

 “I’m excited to …

“Treat Map” Makes Hunting For Neighborhood Halloween Candy A Snap!

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(PCM) Nextdoor is a free and private social network for neighborhoods and now for the second year in a row they are launching their “treat map” which is the go to tool to find out which homes in your neighborhood are planning on giving out treats for Halloween this year.

The way it works is that neighbors on the social network are able to mark their homes on the map with a candy corn icon …

Starbucks Unleashes A Creeptacular New Drink For Halloween!

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(PCM) Coffee giant Starbucks have just recently unveiled their creepy new drink for Halloween fittingly called the Franken Frappucino.

Despite its’ creepy name the drink actually sounds like it will be quite delicious. It is green in color (of course) and made up of a green-tea based drink created using peppermint syrup, white chocolate sauce, java chips and finally topped off with whipped cream and mocha drizzle.

Starbucks also happens to be offering a scary …

Illinois Man Puts Together An Amazing Halloween Light Display

(PCM) Steve Jandick of Naperville, IL has certainly got into the spirit of Halloween decorating and has created one of the best light displays that we have ever seen.

He and his buddy/neighbor Nick Thomas, who assisted him with putting together the lights, have truly outdone themselves, especially with their completely synchronized show set to the classic Queen song “Bohemian Rhapsody”. It is just brilliant!

Jandick revealed that the various light shows take about a …

Walmart In Hot Water For Selling “Fat Girl Costumes”

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(PCM) Walmart has stirred up some controversy after several customers noticed that there was a link on the company’s website that was labeled “Fat Girl Costumes” rather than the typical (and socially acceptable “Plus-Sized Costumes”) aimed at online shoppers looking to purchase Halloween costumes.

The incident was first reported by Jezabel.com, when are reader sent in an outraged comment about the harsh labeling. The first Twitter comment directed at the company criticizing the labeling was …

New Posters For Saw’s Tenth Anniversary Re-Release!

Saw(PCM) Two new posters have been released in celebration of Lionsgate re-releasing their 2004 thriller, Saw. The gory horror film reopens in theaters on Halloween; check the new posters out below!

Shocking audiences and critics alike, Saw originally released in theaters on October 29, 2004, splitting critics on the film’s gory take on horror.

Richard Roeper of Ebert and Roeper openly disliked the film saying: “Saw has art-house ambitions, but it’s nothing but a …

Ebola Costumes Expected To Be Popular This Halloween

Ebola1(PCM) There are always tons of individuals out there with a sick sense of humor, so we are surely expecting Ebola costumes to be a popular choice this Halloween season.

The costumes are sure to be controversial and will definitely receive quite a few disapproving stares!  Since, Breaking Bad hazmat suit costumes were all the rage last Halloween many individuals are just planning to reuse the same costume with a few tweaks made to be …

‘Saw’ Re-Releases in Theaters Oct. 31 For 10th Anniversary

Saw(PCM) In celebration of one of the most talked about horror films of the 2000’s, Lionsgate is re-releasing their 2004 thriller, Saw, on Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014.

Shocking audiences and critics alike, Saw originally released in theaters on October 29, 2004, splitting critics on the film’s gory take on horror.

Richard Roeper of Ebert and Roeper openly disliked the film saying: “Saw has art-house ambitions, but it’s nothing but a glorified snuff film. …

Sexy “Frozen” Costumes Are Number One For Halloween!

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(PCM) In fact, the sexy “Frozen” Halloween costumes are so incredibly popular this year that many costume retailers are completely sold out and are unsure if they will be able to get any more back in stock in time for Halloween.

Keep in mind that we still have about a month before Halloween, so if your heart is set on dressing up as a sexy Elsa, Ana, or Olaf, we would suggest getting your hands …

Punkin Chunkin Announces A Two-Year Deal!

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(PCM) It has just been announced by the Dover International Speedway that a two-year agreement has been reached for them to become the new host site for the World Championship Punkin Chunkin event, an annual contest that will be held Oct. 24‐26, 2014 on the Speedway grounds.

This year will mark the 28th year for the event! Punkin Chunkin has been held each year in Delaware since 1986, and sees teams from around the world …

Jump Scares Movies and Gore Versus Psychological Horror Movies

horror(PCM) Halloween is rapidly approaching, and many will spend the month of October watching some scary flicks. Even though people eagerly scour through movies to find that perfect film for the night, everyone has a different opinion on what makes the best horror movie. There are key differences between watching a gory horror movie and picking out a psychological thriller for the evening.

Scariness and Realism

While plenty of people do believe in ghosts, there’s …

The History Of Everyone’s Favorite Halloween Treat: Candy Corn

Candy-Corn1(PCM) Maybe candy corn is not everyone’s favorite Halloween candy, but there is a pretty good chance that you will see this delightful little treat pop up quite a few times as we enter the Halloween season. Have you ever been curious as to where the origins of candy corn began or just why it has become the every popular Halloween treat, well, look no further because we are here to shed some light on …