Ben and I went over to our friends' house last night and carved pumpkins and watched a "scary" movie: Night of the Living Dead (the 1990 remake version). I would definitely suggest the carving pumpkins. The movie ... it was ... interesting. Although, we sort of figured as much based on the description. I think it went something like, "In the old classic the blood was black and white but in this remake you can count on the blood being red".
And now for the important part of blogs, pictures:
Ben's pumpkin is the middle one and mine is the one on the right. We waited a little long to buy pumpkins so all that were left were pie pumpkins and 50 lb carving pumpkins. Don't worry. If you get a big enough pie pumpkin, you can still carve it.