Halloween-themed PSN movie deal starts this weekend

If there’s anything I love more than candy, it’s scary movies and free s**t. So ’tis the season for sweets and frights and deals; with Halloween just a few weeks away, and Sony’s celebrating with some “killer” horror flick deals on the PlayStation Network video store. 

If there’s anything I love more than candy, it’s scary movies and free s**t. So ’tis the season for sweets and frights and deals; with Halloween just a few weeks away, and Sony’s celebrating with some “killer” horror flick deals on the PlayStation Network video store. {{page_break}}

Starting this Saturday, a “Midnight Movie” promotion will allow you to download and watch Bram Stroker’s Dracula for free, provided you login between 5:00pm and 3:00am on Sunday. (Times are Pacific.) 

The promotion will continue for the next three weeks, with MTV’s Savage County and the original Nightmare on Elm Street part of the “Midnight Movie” promotions (on October 23 and October 30, respectively). 

Sony is also discounting horror films with its “Halloween Deal of the Week” promotion, which includes gems like Candyman, Cabin Fever, The Descent, and… Troll 2

October 12 -18, 2010: “Monster Mayhem”

  • “Midnight Movie” free rental on 10/16: “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”
  • Monster Collection: “Wolfman,” “Dracula,” “Frankenstein,” “Bride of Frankenstein,” “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” “Night of the Living Dead,” “Puppet Master,” “Daybreakers,” “The Fly” and more. 
  • Halloween Deal of the Week: “Candyman,” “Let the Right One In,” “Troll 2,” “Shaun of the Dead,” “Dracula (1979),” “Leprechaun,” “Wishmaster,” “Dawn of the Dead” and more.
October 19 – 25, 2010: “Nail-Biting Thrillers”
  • “Midnight Movie” free rental on 10/23: MTV’s “Savage County”
  • Thriller Collection: “The Amityville Horror” series, “Poltergeist” series, “The Exorcist” series, “The Lost Boys” series, “The Crazies,” “The Omen,” “Paranormal Activity,” “What Lies Beneath,” “Curse of the Zodiac,” “Constantine,” “The Shining” and more.
  • Halloween Deal of the Week: “The Forgotten,” “The Mothman Prophecies,” “Hollow Man 2,” “Village of the Damned,” “Shutter,” “The Descent,” “The Eye” and more.
October 26 – November 1, 2010: “Spine-Chilling Slashers”
  • “Midnight Movie” free rental on 10/30: “Nightmare on Elm Street” (original)
  • Slasher Collection: “Nightmare on Elm Street” series, “Halloween” series, “Scream” series, “Saw” series, “Jeepers Creepers,” “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” “Friday the 13th,” “Silence of the Lambs,” “American Psycho” and more.
  • Halloween Deal of the Week: “Idle Hands,” “Severance,” “The Funhouse,” “Joy Ride,” “Cabin Fever,” “American Psycho,” “Saw,” “Saw II,” “See No Evil,” “Hard Candy” and more. 
Nick Chester