Archive for the ‘Halloween’ Category

A Spielberg Halloween

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

In the first ten years of an extraordinary career that has lasted more than four decades, director Steven Spielberg often tapped into the audience’s fear of the unknown.


Phantom of the Senate

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Silent horror movies are a unique treat in the Halloween season, with their ancient shadows and limited dialog adding to the sense of mystery. When they are screened with the surging, moody sounds of a live theater organ, they become even more chilling.


Father and Son

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

The Halloween treats at the Redford Theatre this year included movies on consecutive weekends that starred the master of makeup Lon Chaney and his son Creighton Chaney, better known to movie fans as Lon Chaney, Jr.



Sunday, October 28th, 2007

On the Redford Theatre’s biggest party night of the year—the Saturday night screening of its Halloween movie—visitors came in almost every imaginable costume.


Halloween Fun

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

A touch of spookiness was added to the classic detail of the Detroit Movie Palaces on the weekend before Halloween 2006. All three theaters held special Halloween events that included scary movies, frightful decorations and creative live entertainment.