Horror takes a Holiday (8 holidays, actually)

  • Blog Post by: Colin Covert
  • February 14, 2013 - 3:51 PM



Forgot to pick up a cellophane-wrapped rose at the gas station? There's still time to impress that special someone, especially if they're really "special."

Valentine's Day kicks off the Horror for the Holidays series at the Theatres at Mall of America. Tonight at 7:30 there's a special one-time-only screening of 1981's slasher epic "My Bloody Valentine," which no less an authority than Quentin Tarantino called his favorite serial-killer exploitation flick of all time. Tickets are only $5 but you don't have to tell your date that.

The lineup for the rest of the year:

March 14th (St.Patrick's Day) - "Leprechaun" (1993, starring Jennifer Aniston and Warwick Davis)
April 1st - "April Fool's Day" (1986, starring nobody you've ever heard of)
April 22nd (Earth Day) - "The Happening" (2008, with Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel attacked by wind and tress, get it?)
May 12th (Mother's Day) - "Rosemary's Baby" (1968, Starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes and Ruth Gordon)
October 31st (Halloween) - "Trick 'r Treat" (2007, starring Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker and Brian Cox)
December 5th (St. Nicholas Day) - "Sint" (Saint, 2010, a Danish chiller that depicts St. Nick as a murderous ghoul who rides an undead horse over rooftops and picks off hormonal high schoolers one by one)
December 12th (approximately Christmas) - "Rare Exports" (2010) (Another savage Santa seige, this time set in snowy rural Finland)

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