Halloween: The Timelines of Michael Myers [Infographic]

Halloween Movie Timeline Infographic

40 years ago, John Carpenter’s Halloween debuted and became an instant horror masterpiece. Aside one only one prominent actor (Donald Pleasence), the film featured several Hollywood newcomers. One of whom was Jamie Lee Curtis playing the role of Laurie Strode aka the original Final Girl (You can read more about "final girls" here). The film also introduced Michael Myers, one of the most terrifying horror villains of all time. As with any movie that achieves box office success, the producers opted for a sequel.

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5 Rules for Shopping for a Tween Halloween Costume

5 Rules for Shopping for a Tween Halloween Costume

If you’re a mom or a dad at your wit’s end thinking about how hard it is to make your tween happy… just remember what it was like to BE a tween. It really isn’t the most fun. You’re starting to come into your own and develop your more mature personality, but you’re still young enough that much of your life and surroundings aren’t in your control. Being patient, listening, and having a thick skin are some key pieces of advice for those who go out shopping with their tween. And don’t forget: for a pre-teenager, appearance is just as important on Halloween as it is any other day. You have to let them choose what they want the most, but they can’t forget that it should be mostly ok with mom and dad. Still not sure how to go about this? Here’s our guide for Halloween shopping for a tween.

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Tiny Terrors: The Scariest Kids in Horror Movies [Infographic]

Tiny Terrors: The Scariest Kids in Horror Movies

Children and horror movies go together like bacon on cheeseburgers. They have been haunting us for the better part of a century, but what is it about scary kids in horror movies that keeps working? Is it the loss of innocence? Is it the stark contrast of appearance versus reality? Is it the scary kid drawings of ominous things children should not be drawing? Whatever the case may be, children continue be some of the scariest elements in horror movies. With this in mind, we put together an infographic that analyzes some of the scariest children in horror movies in chronological order.

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Trunk or Treat Ideas for Halloween Fun!

Trunk or Treat Ideas

Halloween is a fun time for children. Getting to dress up as your favorite animal or cartoon character and venturing out trick-or-treating for candy is always something special to look forward to. However, for various reasons, sometimes trick-or-treating isn’t a viable option. Luckily, trunk-or-treating has become a prominent alternative!

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Valak from The Nun Makeup Tutorial

Valak from The Nun Makeup Tutorial

If you've seen James Wan's The Conjuring 2, Valak is no stranger to you. Her creepy, sinister face will send chills up your spine and often linger around your mind for days. She's so infamous that the studio has released a movie of her own, appropriately titled The Nun. According to Fandom, Valak is also known as the Great President of Hell and has the power to summon over 30 legions of demons at his command. After reading that description, you're probably going to want to bring a pair of Pampers just in case when you see the film.

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Go for the Gore: Blood and Special Effects Makeup

Go for the Gore: Blood and Special Effects Makeup

Wearing scary Halloween costumes is a lot of fun, but you can make the experience even better by doing a little special effects makeup. A zombie costume wouldn’t be much of anything without zombie makeup. A vampire costume without vampire fangs and possibly some blood dripping from the mouth might look more like a person attending a goth festival. Learn how to take your scary costume from drab to fab with these special FX makeup products!

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