John Carpenter's revolutionary slasher classic is being re-released this October in a limited nationwide run in select theaters courtesy of Screenvision, Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films. According to HalloweenMovies.com, this will be the widest distribution of the film since 1978. The film will be b presented in a full HD transfer and 5.1 audio track Also screening with the movie will be the exclusive documentary You Can't Kill The Boogeyman: 35 Years of Halloween" by filmmaker Justin Beahm.
There is s growing list of theaters that are hosting the film starting October 25th and running through the 31st. You can see the full list HERE. You can bet that the Mrs. and I will be in attendance and enjoying every second of it!
If you (like me) have always wanted to see the original Samhain slasher classic on the big screen, don't miss this event! I can't wait to hear Carpenter's score booming through the theater and revel in the HD goodness. If you haven't seen Halloween before....well....SHAME ON YOU....and go to this event to rectify that immediately!
They've even released a re-release trailer:
Get ready because 35 years later, it's time to experience The Night HE Came Home all over again!