Post Tagged with: "halloween"

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Devoid of Ingenuity, ‘Halloween’ Disappoints

★★☆☆☆ Following a rewarding career as a producer and director for “Joe” and “Prince Avalanche,” David Gordon Green returns to Hollywood with “Halloween,” the latest in the “Halloween” movie series that kicked off in 1978, depicting the murder spree of a serial killer on Halloween night. The latest installment deals[Read More…]

by October 22, 2018 0 comments Movies, The Guide

Movie Review: ‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’

★★★☆☆ Moments before the beginning of the press screening of “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween,” Tyler Perry’s voice unexpectedly filled the theater. Heads turned and then excited gasps filled the room: Perry was entering, microphone in hand, to introduce the film. “For 100 minutes, you’re going to see a stupid,[Read More…]

GUPD Reports Spike in Halloween Crime

There were  six robberies in the west Georgetown neighborhood Saturday evening, according to a public safety alert email the Georgetown University Police Department sent out shortly after 2 a.m. Nov. 1. No victims were injured and the suspects are still at large. GUPD’s daily crime log from last year indicates[Read More…]

by November 1, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

An Open Door on Halloween

For many Georgetown students, tonight’s holiday is an opportunity for shenanigans and drinking. We dress up and dress down; we drink up and throw down. However, it wasn’t always that way. As children, Halloween was exceptional for a different reason. The pile of candy that amassed from our neighbors was[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

RightRides DC Offers Safe Transit

To provide safe transit for women and LGBTQ individuals in the District, Collective Action for Safe Spaces, a grassroots organization in Washington, D.C., that aims to build a community free from public sexual harassment and assault, will launch its new program RightRides D.C. on Halloween night. The ride service will[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

As Halloween Creeps Closer, Find DC’s Haunts

Georgetown does Halloween well. So it should — we have a serious reputation to uphold after the 1973 release of William Friedkin’s cult horror film “The Exorcist.” The movie’s chilling score, which crawls up and down my spine even now as I listen to it for the 10th time, serves[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
The backstory of Annabelle, a porcelain doll who made her first appearance in "The Conjuring," is revealed in this horror film prequel.

Movie Review: ‘Annabelle’

★★★☆☆ Positioned as both a prequel and a spinoff of the 2013 horror movie “The Conjuring,” “Annabelle” had high expectations to live up to. The movie focuses on the haunting of a very creepy–looking porcelain doll, which in reality played a small and generally insignificant part in “The Conjuring.” With the[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Trick-or-Treat Comes to Copley Lawn

While some students put the finishing touches on their costumes and prepared to partake in Halloween festivities, others extended the Halloween spirit to children of the greater Georgetown community at the first Georgetown University Student Association Safe Night on Thursday. Student groups sponsored and organized Halloween-themed activities for children and[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Not So Spooky Tunes For Your Halloweekend

Those of you who read this column may have noticed that my suggested weekly tunes usually follow a theme. This makes it easy for me to make quips and for you to (hopefully) know whether or not you will like a given song or artist. In related news, the sacred[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide
It’s Just a Jump to the Left

It’s Just a Jump to the Left

If you are looking to change up your Halloweekendactivities this year by adding something new and exciting into the mix of your longstanding traditions, the Sonic Transducers, a D.C. performance group, offers an event that caters both to those who prefer a quaint Halloween full of jack-o-lanterns and chocolate bars and to[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide