Nod: An Insomniac’s Nightmare

It’s Day 11 of the 13 Writes of Fright, which means only two more days until Halloween! If you’ve been craving a good book to curl up with while you greet trick or treaters (or just eat all the candy yourself), look no further than Nod by Adrian Barnes, a chilling sci-fi thriller that forces…

“Is it a Classic, Charlie Brown?”

Whatever your tastes may be, whatever life you lead, whatever views you have, chances are you have a favorite Halloween TV Special. The best ones indulge in the spirit of the season. One such special has lasted over 50 years and is still so celebrated, it airs on ABC every Halloween. As a matter of…

Hocus Pocus: A Classic Halloween Must-See

The thirteen days leading up to Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without a showing of Hocus Pocus. Twenty-four years after its creation, this Halloween film is still loved by many. The Legend of the Sanderson Sisters have haunted the citizens of Salem for three centuries; coming back for one night to wreak terror at…

Self-aware Horror/Comedy: Netflix’s Little Evil Review

If you ever thought to yourself, “Golly, I wish I could watch The Little Rascals and The Omen at the same time…”, then Netflix’s new original movie Little Evil is the film for you. So this movie had a lot of mixed reviews, and unfortunately I don’t think I’ll be able to sway you either…

Why Over the Garden Wall is the New Halloween Classic

*Warning: Spoilers Ahead* Nothing solidifies the Halloween spirit like a good ghost story. While Cartoon Network’s Over the Garden Wall might not be a ghost story, it takes viewers on a heartwarming journey through the haunted Unknown. The miniseries tells the tale of what happens when a Halloween party goes wrong. Brothers Wirt and Greg…

Six Scary Films For Every Taste

IF YOU LIKE: Disney Channel Original Movies, Harry Potter THEN TRY: The Worst Witch (1986) Starring: Fairuza Balk, Diana Rigg, Charlotte Rae, Tim Curry Before J.K. Rowling wrote about a boy wizard at a boarding school, there was this 70-minute made-for-TV gem, based on author Jill Murphy’s series of books. Little Mildred Hubble (Fairuza Balk,…