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I get that not everyone will devote two hours each night, or 10 hours over a weekend, to pumpkin carving a Death Star...

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 ...or watching 5 terrific Halloween movies, but even if your attention span runs more toward Twitter than IMDB, here are at least a few videos you can try:
After "5 Million Miles to Earth" and "Dead of Night" we get to something a little more modern in our 5 Days of Halloween Movies.
After watching "5 Million Years To Earth", a terrific mix of science, horror and anthropology, it's no crime to associate British horror cinema with Hammer Films, even though that was not one of the bloody Dracula films which earned them their fame.
It isn't the first photograph of humans but two men near the river's edge in a photo of Cincinnati taken in 1848 is kind of a big deal among photography historians.
In the 1980s, computer generated characters were the rage so people were always looking for a way to use them in films, regardless of whether or not it helped or hurt the story.   So it goes with 3-D in movies today.

For those who don't wear glasses, it is an annoyance and for people who do wear glasses, it is twice the annoyance, but everyone is making 3-D movies because...everyone else is making 3-D movies.
It's playoff time in baseball and the Giants have home field advantage over the Texas Rangers starting tomorrow, October 27th.

Baseball, more so than any other sport, lends itself to numerical analysis because virtually everything except defense is rigorously quantifiable.   There are some details, such as an umpire who might call a wider strike zone than another, but at least from a rules perspective the strike zone is what it is.