Have you seen the trailer for Boo! A Madea Halloween? It looks like Tyler Perry bought some clown costumes at Party City and then shot his new movie over Labor Day weekend. I know the Madea films are popular but I think Perry might be getting a little lazy. He veered dangerously close to “direct to DVD” territory this time. Seriously, I’m not kidding about those Party City clown costumes. The evil clowns in the trailer are literally wearing the $29.99 costumes that I’ve seen in stores. What kind of major motion picture has a costume designer that would allow the director to use cheap costumes that come in vinyl bags?
Well anyway, to promote and/or piggyback off the film, the website Comed-Hype (which may or may not be officially associated with the Madea films) ran a video contest and asked their fans to submit their funniest Halloween stories. Here’s the $1,000 grand prize winner:
Ok, that story seemed pretty made-up and I guess the filmmaker gave up on his plan to do something with that green screen. But still, I liked this entry and I’d much rather watch a new movie staring that guy than the new Madea film. Happy Halloween, everybody! Have fun and please watch out for amateur Freddy Kruegers tonight.