Halloween movie classics are at the heart of getting ready for spooky season. Whether you’ve watched a movie once or one hundred times, there are certain Halloween movies you can’t pass up viewing yearly. Several local theaters are hosting special screenings of Halloween movies, many of which don’t see the big screen very often anymore. These local theaters are setting up for a scary showtime you won’t want to miss…
The Senate Theater
6424 Michigan Avenue, Detroit
As the new home of the famous Fisher Theater Wurlitzer organ, The Senate Theater is two more screenings this year:
October 22 – Nosferatu 100th Anniversary Screening
Part of the “Silents at the Senate” series, this classic spooky season movie will be accompanied by a live organ score.
October 29 – Halloween Party at the Senate
A screening of the 1978 classic Halloween as a fundraiser where all funds go towards the restoration of the Wurlitzer organ.
The Maple Theater
4135 West Maple Road, Bloomfield Hills
The Maple Theater is making a name for itself as a movie destination for classics and new movies alike.
October 22 – The MET Live in HD: Medea
A special screening of the Metropolitan Opera’s Medea. While not necessarily Halloween-themed, the story of Medea is enough to haunt you.
The Redford Theater
17360 Lahser Road, Detroit
Originally used as a playhouse, The Redford Theater is now used for events and movie screenings, and is home to the Barton Organ. Their Halloween lineup is one you won’t want to miss!
October 14 – A Tribute to Sir Graves Ghastly – Young Frankenstein
October 15 – A Tribute to Sir Graves Ghastly – Frankenstein
October 15 – A Tribute to Sir Graves Ghastly – The Bride of Frankenstein
October 21 – Psycho
October 22 – Ghostbusters
October 22 – The Phantom of the Opera
The silent movie version plays with a live organ accompaniment.
October 28 – Suspiria
October 29 – The Bad Seed
October 29 – Poltergeist