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Today’s top ten is a Halloween freebie! And for this topic, I’d like to talk about something other than books. One, because I’m already doing a Halloween readathon, so if you’re interested in books to get in the Halloween spirit, I suggest checking out my Halloween readathon TBR.
Secondly, if there is one thing I love to do on Halloween, it’s holding a movie marathon. So why not talk about movies?
Now, it goes without saying that all the classic slasher movies in any top horror films guide such as Halloween (duh) and Nightmare on Elm Street and creepy horror movies such as Blair Witch Project and The Ring are great Halloween movies. However, even though I used to be obsessed with these kinds of movies, nowadays I find myself leaning more towards the magical movies, the paranormal movies and the kooky ones with a bit of dark humor.
So though I know this is by no means complete and this list could easily be five times as big – still I give you the ten movies I love most to (re)watch around Halloween:
If there is one slasher series that I love the most, it is this series. When I was in my horror-movie-obsessed phase, I rewatched all these movies religiously. They have just a dash of dark humor and are deliciously meta.
The Addams Family
Maybe the most gory movie on the list, but it’s another one of my all-time favorites. It has such dark humor, it features a super young Devon Sawa, Jessica Alba and Seth Green and has a cameo performance by The Offspring, who may or may not get killed off. I love this so much more than I should.
Ok, I can pretty much marathon these movies all year long, but something about Halloween always brings them back to mind. I feel like Prisoner of Azkaban especially has the biggest Halloween-vibe going on of all the movies.
If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, who you call? I haven’t seen the remake yet, so maybe that’s one to watch this year (Have you seen it yet? What did you think?), but the original will always be a classic.