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Top 5 Extremely Fun Movies for Kids to See This Halloween

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Watching scary movies during Halloween has become a tradition for me. However, a couple of decapitations later I’m glad to switch to a more kid-friendly movie, just to wash those images out of my head. Therefore, here is a top 5 extremely fun movies for kids to see this Halloween. 

Monsters, Inc 

The movie is about a cute little blue-furred monster named Sulley and his green, one-eyed assistant Mike that work for a company called Monsters, Inc. Their job is to scare kids because their screams make the monster’s world thrive. However, what will it happen when the child is not afraid and decides to follow the mythical creatures back to their humble world? 

The Haunted Mansion 

Produced by Disney and starring Eddie Murphy, The Haunted Mansion is a good choice for Halloween. Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) is a workaholic realtor more preoccupied with his job rather than his family. By a twist of fate, he is summoned, together with his wife and children, to an impressive mansion. However, they quickly find out that the house is haunted. As he struggles to save his family, Jim learns an important lesson about the family he neglected for so long. 

Halloweentown Series 

Another movie series made by Disney Channel that caught my attention is Halloweentown. This 4 movie series centers upon Marnie, a teenage girl, who discovers that her entire family are witches. While her mother tries to keep Marnie and her two other siblings out of the magical and dangerous world of witches, their grandma has other plans. In the last movie of the series, you will also see a resemblance with the universe of Harry Potter, more particularly with Hogwarts. 

Harry Potter 

It might not be for Halloween, but is a great immersion into the world of witches, warlocks and other creatures. Follow Harry and his friends as they try to balance school with battling Lord Voldemort and prevent him to destroy the world. 

The Nightmare Before Christmas 

The movie might be a bit old, but it’s still among the most watched animated films on Halloween. Follow the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, Jack Skellington, as he falls in love with Christmas Town. Fascinated by Christmas, he tries to bring this holiday in his own town. Will he succeed? You have to watch it.

Top 5 Scariest Movies to See This Halloween

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Chucky Movies

The Chucky Franchise is definitely worth watching this Halloween. I first saw Chucky when I was too little to watch horror movies (I really don’t know where my parents were or why they allowed me to watch it in the first place) and it scared the hell out of me. The movies are about a doll, which is possessed by a serial killer’s soul. The doll evolves with each movie and in the fourth he gets those scars and patches along with the bloody eyes.

Drag Me To Hell

Released in 2009, Drag me to hell has plenty of jump-out-of-your-seat moments and lots of laughs, which is uncommon for a horror movie. After a loan officer evicts an old gypsy woman from her home, she faces down a supernatural curse that threatens to push her to the breaking point and steal her soul.

Halloween Series

I would watch the Halloween Series over and over again…well, some of them. Since the original movie, released in 1978, Halloween received another nine movies from which Halloween III has nothing to do with the rest of the series. The movies focus on Michael Myers, a murder that kills his older sister and returns home after 15 years to kill more teenagers. Make sure you lock the doors if you are watching the series.

The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror is based on a true story, which makes it even scarier. The movie paints the story of a family that moves into a house filled with dark secrets and demonic forces, previously owned by a mass-murder.

Wrong Turn Series

The Wrong Turn Series are the perfect mix between scary and extremely gross moments. It’s advisable not to eat – before, during and after the movie(s). The entire series are based on a group of men, extremely disfigured that live in the mountains. Not scarred yet? Well, to “entertain” themselves they hunt people and….eat them. This “diet” seems to work because there are currently 6 movies released and the 7th one is announced for 2015.

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