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Oct 9, 2018

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Trick-or-Treat Yourself to Halloween Classics at Cineplex Theatres This Fall

Trick-or-Treat Yourself to Halloween Classics at Cineplex Theatres This Fall
Toronto, ON (TSX: CGX), October 9, 2018 – From family night to fangs and fright, movie-goers can catch their favourite Halloween flicks in Cineplex theatres across Canada this fall. Screening as part of various Cineplex Events series including Family Favourites, One Nighters @ VIP, Classic Films and Stage Series, participating theatres will play host to vampires, zombies and ghosts from October 11 to November 12, 2018. The spooktacular Halloween line-up includes horror classics Night of the Living Dead and Halloween, kid-friendly favourites like Hotel Transylvania 3 and The Great Big Boo and Tim Burton’s gothic fantasies Edward Scissorhands and Beetlejuice, among others!
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The Great Big Boo
Beginning October 11, 2018
This October, Corus Live presents The Great Big Boo! – the ultimate, family-friendly Halloween experience. Musical theatre meets trick-or-treating in this spectacular, non-scary show for kids! Join Zoe and Justin as they sing and dance their way through Boo Alley! Along the way, they’ll meet wacky, larger-than-life characters and embark on a quest to save Halloween. Following the show, the audience is invited to meet the stars and join them for a fun trick-or-treating event!
Halloween *40th Anniversary
Classic Films
Beginning October 12, 2018
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, John Carpenter’s Halloween classic tells the story of Michael Myers, a six-year-old who stabs his sister to death on Halloween night. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers manages to escape and returns to Haddonfield to kill again.
Classic Films
Beginning October 12, 2018
Alfred Hitchcock's landmark masterpiece of the macabre follows the troubled Norman Bates, a young man with a difficult relationship with his mother, whose old dark house and adjoining motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening. No one knows that better than Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler whose journey ends in the motel.
October 19, 2018
After newlyweds Adam and Barbara are killed in a car accident, they are required to haunt their old house for fifty years. Horrified to find the house is now owned by a couple of unbearably pretentious yuppies and their depressive teenage daughter, Adam and Barbara become determined to get rid of them. They are unable to scare the family away on their own, so they enlist the help of the wildly unattractive spirit, Beetlejuice.
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Sensory Friendly Screenings
October 20, 2018
In the small town of Wardenclyffe on Halloween night, two boys named Sonny and Sam find a manuscript in an abandoned house. Previously owned by R. L. Stine, the manuscript is called "Haunted Halloween." When they open it, they release Slappy, who plans to create the Halloween Apocalypse with the help of his Halloween monster allies. Now, Sonny and Sam, alongside Sonny's sister, Sarah and Stine himself, must work to thwart Slappy's plot before all is lost.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Family Favourites
October 20, 2018
Join Dracula and friends as they embark on a luxury monster cruise ship for a much-needed vacation. It's smooth sailing for Drac's Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to exotic excursions and catching up on their moon tans. It isn’t long before the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret that could destroy all of monster kind.
Frankenstein – National Theatre Live
Stage Series
Beginning October 21, 2018
It’s alive! Marking the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel, the stage adaptation of Frankenstein makes its way back to theatres this Halloween. Captured live at the National Theatre in 2011, Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) directs Olivier Award-winning actors Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Hamlet) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Dexter), who alternate their roles as the Creature and Victor Frankenstein.
Night of the Living Dead *50th Anniversary
Special Events
Beginning October 24, 2018
Celebrate 50 years of Living Dead by seeing the completely restored and remastered version of Night of the Living Dead in theatres – the iconic film that started the zombie genre and shaped modern horror movies as we know and love them today. Directed by horror legend George A. Romero, the film tells a deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find themselves fending off a horde of recently dead, flesh-eating ghouls. Deserving of a dark theatre and a big screen, the remastered version is more visually striking and terrifying than ever.
One Nighters @ VIP
October 29, 2018
Based on the best-selling novel series by Stephenie Meyer. High-school student Bella Swan was always a bit of a misfit and doesn't expect life to change much when she moves from sunny Arizona to rainy Washington state. Then she meets Edward Cullen, a handsome but mysterious teen with a life-changing secret.
Edward Scissorhands
One Nighters @ VIP
November 12, 2018
When a mad scientist meets an early death, his creation, Edward, is left to fend for himself with scissors for hands. Eventually, Edward is discovered by loving saleswoman Peg and whisked away to the suburbs, where he falls for Peg's teen daughter and struggles to fit in.