All Hallow's Eve Film Night

Jack Simpson

Head of Marketing and Communications

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Ah Halloween, the time of trick-or-treating, fancy dress and pumpkin carving. For us it was chance to bring back Film Night and enjoy a scary movie!

Film Night was once a regular occasion at Web Applications UK that somehow got lost amidst all the other events on the Webbie social calendar. With the company having a LoveFilm account, it would be a shame to not take advantage of it all together.

The movie of the night was voted for by everyone involved and the result was The Cabin in the Woods, a horror/mystery/thriller that adds an innovative twist to the traditional cabin in the woods formula.

Just after 6pm, we took over the boardroom to transform it into our very own cinema. Using a projector to screen the film across a whole wall of the room, we dimmed the lights and settled in for the movie. Every now and then we heard creaking floorboards outside as a shadow appeared against the door, we hoped it was someone working late but couldn’t be sure.

To put the icing on our Halloween cake, we also had pizza, crisps and chocolates – without having to go trick-or-treating for them!

After the success of the evening, I think it’s safe to say we’ll be keeping up the tradition at least once a month. Now to decide November’s film…