Wednesday, September 21, 2011

America's Best Haunted Attractions Are Both In Pennsylvania

Just in time for Halloween, has released its 2011 list of the Top 13 Best Haunted Attractions in the United States.

And topping the list? A pair of haunted attractions in suburban Philadelphia: The Bates Motel and Pennhurst Asylum, both operated by the same company.

Here's what has to say about the best haunts in the U.S.:
1. Bates Motel & Haunted Hayride and Pennhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction in Philadelphia, PA Pennsylvania: The Bates Motel Haunted House & Hayride is a unique haunted attraction for several reasons: The Haunted Hayride is located deep in a 200-year-old forest full of overgrown trees creating the ultimate dark trail even during a full moon. This puts customers on edge even before ever entering the first hayride scene. Combined with a digital custom soundtrack, pyrotechnics and continuous scares throughout the ride, this hayride attraction is sure to create the ultimate haunting experience of your life! To read a more detailed article about this attraction, visit their website at Additionally, The Pennhurst Asylum is one of the scariest haunted attraction sites in the world, mostly due to the setting of this haunt. It's located in a 100-year-old, abandoned mental institute. The building itself will instill real fear and true horror in anyone. The Asylum has been investigated by professional ghost hunters and featured on Ghost Adventures and Ghost Hunters several times. This attraction is truly haunted. To read a more detailed article about this real haunted house visit their website at Bates Motel and Pennhurst Asylum are owned and operated by the same company and are within a short drive of each other. These have to be number one on our list for locations to get scared this Halloween.
To review all 13 haunted attractions, visit

Monday, September 19, 2011

22,000 visitors to FILM FANATIC

My site counter has recorded 22,000 unique visitors to FILM FANATIC since the site was lauchned in last September. Thanks for visiting ... and come back again.

How '300' Should Have Ended

5 More Disney Classics That Should Get 3D Re-Releases

5 More Disney Classics That Should Get 3D Re-Releases, After The Success Of The Lion King 3D -

Disney's 'The Lion King' Reigns Once Again

The No. 1 film at the box office this weekend? How about 1994's "The Lion King" re-released in 3-D format?

The Lion King earned $30.15 million from 2,330 locations, which is the fourth-highest September opening ever - not bad for a 17-year-old traditional animation film.

Look for Disney to open up its vaults once again the re-release a bunch of its hand-drawn animated classics in 3-D format.

Disney's The Lion King Reigns Once Again

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Albright College International Film Series Events for September

Albright College International Film Series Events for September

'Drive' Trailer

'Entourage' Farewell

'Entourage' Farewell: Hollywood Wish-Fulfillment With a Surprising Moral Center

'SUPER 8' on DVD Nov. 22

Acclaimed Filmmakers Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams Join Forces to Create an Extraordinary Tale of Youth, Mystery, and Nostalgic Adventure: 'SUPER 8'

'Waiting for ‘Superman' Screening, Panel Discussion at Albright College on Sept. 25

The acclaimed documentary film 'Waiting for 'Superman' will be shown for free on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Albright College in Reading, PA, followed by a panel discussion on the American education system.

The film begins at 5:15 p.m. in Klein Lecture Hall, followed by the panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The panel will be Louis Shucker, an attorney in private practice and a school board member, and Thomas Beveridge, a retired elementary principal from Pottsville, Pa., who supports charter schools. Joseph Yarworth, Ph.D., chair and assistant professor of education at Albright, will serve as moderator.

Film and Panel Discussion to Examine America's Public Education System