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It’s Time to watch the Magic Pumpkin!

Hey kids, put on your Silver Shamrock mask and stare at the TV screen.

Patrick J. Doody

Patrick J. Doody is a horror nerd and Mexican Pepsi enthusiast living in Los Angeles. Along with his writing and producing partner Chris Valenziano, he has been involved in such terrorific projects as Silent Hill: Homecoming for Konami, Scream Awards for Spike TV and Ghostfacers: The Web Series for Warner Brothers. Their film Beneath, starring Jeff Fahey, won Best Picture at Screamfest and is currently available on Netflix.

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6 thoughts on “It’s Time to watch the Magic Pumpkin!

  1. Doug says:

    Am I the only guy in the world who wishes that the original plan for the Halloween movies (an unrelated feature every year rather than the Michael Myers slash fest) had gone as planned. That would have been awesome, so much better than what we got. I love Halloween 3.

  2. Kris Knives says:

    Well I’m not a Halloween 3 fan but yes I agree it would have been better. Focusing one character like that quickly becomes tired. There is only so much one demented killer can do before it becomes very, very stale.

  3. Remember that Halloween 3 was never intended to be linked to the John Carpenter films, it was supposed to be called Season of the Witch. I found this bit of trivia interesting:

    “A novelization of the film was published in 1982 by science-fiction writer Dennis Etchison under the pseudonym Jack Martin. Despite the film’s commercial failure, the book became a best-seller and was even reissued two years after the film’s release, in 1984.”

  4. I have no idea why the kids heads brains to snakes. And then THE SNAKES kill the adults. A much better plan would be for the mask to hypnotize the kids to murder the adults. Much cleaner.

    Also, I read something somewhere that there was a version where you could see police sorting through the ashes of The Shape. It was a way to connect the world of the films together. I have never, ever seen it anywhere.

    Anyone ever hear that?

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