Terrifyingly Updated for 2016!Stakes? Check. Silver bullets? Check. Survival guide? If you're brave enough to attend Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights, you better believe you'll need a survival guide. Complete with a detailed history of the event, this book is all that stands between you and them.For over 25 years, Universal's Halloween Horror Nights has been the pinnacle of holiday events in Orlando. You won't find Mickey there (he's too scared!), but you will find the bloodiest, goriest, most intense thrills of your life. Christopher Ripley pulls back the shroud and tells the history of every HHN event, from the earliest Fright Nights to what to expect in 2016.The fear-filled coverage includes:Walkthroughs of every house and "scarezone" in HHN historyBackstories of HHN icons like Jack the Clown and icons-that-never-were like Nathaniel CrowSurvival tips, crowd level and wait time graphs, and other tools for making the most of this year's HHNBehind-the-scenes commentary from HHN notables Mike Aiello, J Michael Roddy, and event co-creator Julie ZimmermanLots of "Fun Fear Facts" about little-known HHN momentsGET THE STORIES BEHIND THE SCARES!
Stakes? Check. Silver bullets? Check. Survival guide? If you're brave enough to attend Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights, you better believe you'll need a survival guide. Complete with a detailed history of the event, this book is all that stands between you and them.For over 28 years, Universal's Halloween Horror Nights has been the pinnacle of holiday events in Orlando. You won't find Mickey there (he's too scared!), but you will find the bloodiest, goriest, most intense thrills of your life. Christopher Ripley pulls back the shroud and tells the history of every HHN event, from the earliest Fright Nights to what to expect in 2018 and beyond! The fear-filled coverage includes: * Walkthroughs of every house and scarezone in HHN history * Backstories of HHN icons like Jack the Clown and icons-that-never-were like Nathaniel Crowe * Survival tips, crowd levels, maps and wait time graphs, and other tools for making the most of this year's HHN * Behind-the-scenes commentary from HHN notables Mike Aiello, James-Michael Roddy, Jason Surrell and event co-creator Julie Zimmerman * A rundown of houses that never saw the light of day * Lots of "Fun Fear Facts" about little-known HHN moments GET THE STORIES BEHIND THE SCARES AND NEVER MISS A TRICK!
From the era of silent movies through present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. The Universal Classic Monsters Collection showcases 6 of the most iconic monsters in motion picture history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein and The Wolf Man. Starring Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains and Elsa Lanchester in the roles that they made famous, these original films set the standard for a new horror genre with revolutionary makeup, mood-altering cinematography and groundbreaking special effects. Featuring over 10 hours of revealing bonus features, each film has been digitally remastered for an unforgettable classic monster experience.
The book tells the stories and explains the legends behind the some of the greatest movie monsters in history. Charting their history from myths and fables told over the centuries, the author guides the reader from the past to the present day, as the Universal Monsters prepare to return to the silver screen for their biggest adventures yet. The classic Universal Monsters have been scaring and delighting audiences for decades. But did you know that these maniacal creeps have been frightening people throughout history? Find out about all the old world folk stories, legends and myths before discovering what lies in store for the future of Universal's Monsters. Universal Monsters: Origins is written by Christopher Ripley author of the Survivor's Guide to Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights.
HALLOWEEN II: Picking up precisely where its predecessor left off, Halloween II follows the same ill-fated characters as they encounter the knife-wielding maniac they left for dead in the first Halloween. It seems the inhuman Michael Myers is still very much alive and out for more revenge as he stalks the deserted halls of the hospital where his sister lies waiting. As he gets closer and closer to his terrified target, Dr. Loomis discovers the chilling mystery behind the crazed psychopath's savage actions. Written by horror masters John Carpenter and Debra Hill, Halloween II is a spine-tingling dark ride into the scariest night of the year. HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH: Producer John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) presents the third chilling installment in the shocking Halloween franchise. When a terrified toy salesman is mysteriously attacked and brought to the hospital, babbling and clutching the year's most popular Halloween costume, an eerie pumpkin mask, Dr. Daniel Challis is thrust into a terrifying Halloween nightmare. Working with the salesman's daughter, Ellie, Daniel traces the mask to the Silver Shamrock Novelties company and its founder, Conal Cochran. Ellie and Daniel uncover Cochran's shocking Halloween plan and must stop him before trick-or-treaters across ...
January 1937. 28-year-old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. After they reach the remote, uninhabited bay where they will camp for the next year, Gruhuken, Jack feels a creeping unease. One by one, his companions are forced to leave.
An obsessed detective on the trail on a murdered young woman finds more than he bargained for in this tale of hard-boiled cosmic horror, an inventive mash-up of the pulp detective story and Lovecraftian terror.Some say the war drove Robert Peaslee mad. Others suggest that given what happened to his father, madness was inevitable. He’s spent years trying to forget the monsters that haunt his dreams, but now has returned to witch-haunted Arkham to do the only job that he’s qualified for, handling the crimes other cops would prefer to never talk about. He’s the hero Arkham doesn’t even know it has.Megan Halsey is dead, her body missing. She might have been one of the richest young women in Arkham, but all that money couldn’t make her happy. Word on the street is that her mother split a long time ago, and Megan had spent a lot of her money trying to find her.Peaslee soon becomes obsessed with the murdered Megan. Retracing the steps of her own investigation, traveling from Arkham to Dunwich, and even to the outskirts of Innsmouth, he will learn more about Megan and Arkham than he should, and discover things about himself that he’d tried to bury.It’s 1928, and in the Miskatonic River Valley, women give birth to monsters and gods walk the hills. Robert Peaslee will soon le...