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Time to Get Spooky! Here's Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule

Time to Get Spooky! Here's Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule
For Halloween-lovers, this is the most wonderful time of the year: Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween schedule has finally arrived! The network bumped up its spooky and spectacular lineup from 13 days to a whopping 31 and includes seasonal favorites like The Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Monster House. As usual, there are a few Disney classics in the mix, and the whole thing concludes with a Hocus Pocus marathon! Pour yourself some cider, set your DVR, and be ready to get cozy.

Related: The 25 Scariest Movies on Netflix Right Now Monday, October 1

5 p.m. - ParaNorman

7:10 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

8:50 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

12 a.m. - ParaNorman

Tuesday, October 2

5 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

6 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

8:30 pm p.m. - Disney Pixar's Monsters University

12 a.m. - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Wednesday, October 3

4 p.m. -
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The 28 Most Spooktacular Halloween Movies to Watch This Holiday Season

The 28 Most Spooktacular Halloween Movies to Watch This Holiday Season
The season of pumpkin spice everything, candy corn, and scary movies has arrived. And you know what that means: it's time to rewatch your favorite Halloween movies. When the temperature is dropping and nostalgia is running high, there's comfort to be found in the familiar scares of Poltergeist or the childhood memories of Hocus Pocus. Each year, Hollywood releases new scary movies in the hopes that they'll attain the same iconic status, and some of them actually succeed. Still, it's the tried-and-true greats that fans of all things spooky return to year after year. While there are a few new classics on this list, the majority of these films are certified Halloween favorites. Because come on, can Halloween even come if you don't watch The Nightmare Before Christmas?
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Here's A Lot Of Stuff You May Not Have Known About The Nightmare Before Christmas

Disney’s The Nightmare Before Christmas turned 25 this year, which is honestly mind-blowing for me to hear. I don’t doubt that it’s been that long, but I am surprised a film that old still feels as fresh now as it did back then.

Anyway, you didn’t come here for my take on the franchise, you came here for a bunch of stuff you may not have known about the film. Like how the official title for the film is Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas despite the fact Burton did not direct it.

Check out some other facts in the video below:
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Theme Park Bits: Spaceship Earth Closing for Over Two Years, New Disneyland Resort Hotel Officially Canceled

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Find out about the major update that will knock Spaceship Earth out of commission for 2½ years. Disneyland Resort will not restart its new hotel project … which is awkward for Downtown Disney. Get a look at some creepy cotton candy themed to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. […]

The post Theme Park Bits: Spaceship Earth Closing for Over Two Years, New Disneyland Resort Hotel Officially Canceled appeared first on /Film.
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18 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies, From ‘Hocus Pocus’ to ‘Hotel Transylvania’ (Photos)

  • The Wrap
18 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies, From ‘Hocus Pocus’ to ‘Hotel Transylvania’ (Photos)
Hocus Pocus

Despite being rated PG, “Hocus Pocus” is a classic, iconic Halloween movie, and its cult status has only gained in the 20 years since its release.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Is it a Halloween movie? A Christmas movie? Don’t know, but the good thing about this Tim Burton classic is that it can be relied upon all throughout the holiday season.

Ghostbusters (2016)

This remake of the 1980s classic has a phenomenal comedic cast of funny ladies, and luckily, this is one modern reboot that didn’t go the “dark and grounded” route, making it a fun adventure, even for kids born with a smart phone in their hands.

Casper

A family-friendly coming of age tale and a fun, spooky adventure all in one, Christina Ricci

Harry Potter

Does Halloween even exist in the world of Hogwarts? No matter, because this fantasy epic has spawned millions of costumed fans.
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Where to Watch All Your Favorite Christmas Movies on TV This Holiday Season

Where to Watch All Your Favorite Christmas Movies on TV This Holiday Season
‘Tis the season to relax and watch holiday movies with the entire family. Whether it be Christmas classics like Home Alone or heartfelt Hallmark films like Christmas Everlasting, People has made a list (and checked it twice!) of all of the holiday movies set to play on the small screen.

Hallmark

Christmas at Pemberley Manor

Christmas Joy

Road to Christmas

Christmas in Love

Christmas at Graceland

Mingle All the Way

Christmas at the Palace

Christmas at Grand Valley

Pride, Prejudice and Mistletoe

Christmas Everlasting

A Shoe Addict’s Christmas

Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa

A Majestic Christmas

A Homegrown
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Freeform 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule 2018

It's the spookiest time of the year! This year Freeform is expanding its traditional 13 Nights of Halloween programming to all 31 nights of October, because two weeks wasn't enough. It's heavy on Halloween-friendly family flicks like ParaNorman, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Addams Family, The

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Other Links From TVGuide.com Hocus PocusTim Burton's The Nightmare Before ChristmasParanormanMonsters, Inc.Monsters UniversityWilly Wonka And The Chocolate FactoryMonster HouseThe Addams FamilyThe Parent TrapCharlie And The Chocolate FactoryThe GooniesThe Breakfast ClubMaleficentMulanThe Hunchback Of Notre DameClueFrozenJurassic ParkThe BoxtrollsHotel Transylvania
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Santa Is Possessed and Kills Everyone in Crazy Christmas Horror Claymation Video

Christmas horror may in fact be one the the greatest subgenres of all time. Alan Robert's The Beauty of Horror: Ghosts of Christmas coloring book gets treated to its own Nsfw claymation video. Santa has been possessed in Robert's Ghosts of Christmas coloring book by the popular undead Ghouliana from the author's previous installments in the series. Santa goes on a crazy killing spree, murdering all of his friends and it's truly disturbing. Everything is so well done, and it's so graphic. It's hard to un-see, so if you're squeamish about watching the Elf on the Shelf get ripped apart, stay away from this video and coloring book.

The Beauty of Horror: Ghosts of Christmas claymation video begins when Santa is taken over. He goes from the jolly man we all know and love to a mass murderer in a matter of seconds, taking his axe to the reindeer, including
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Time to Get Spooky! Here's Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule

For Halloween-lovers, this is the most wonderful time of the year: Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween schedule has finally arrived! The network bumped up its spooky and spectacular lineup from 13 days to a whopping 31 and includes seasonal favorites like The Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Monster House. As usual, there are a few Disney classics in the mix, and the whole thing concludes with a Hocus Pocus marathon! Pour yourself some cider, set your DVR, and be ready to get cozy.

Related: The 25 Scariest Movies on Netflix Right Now Monday, October 1

5 p.m. - ParaNorman

7:10 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

8:50 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

12 a.m. - ParaNorman

Tuesday, October 2

5 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

6 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

8:30 pm p.m. - Disney Pixar's Monsters University

12 a.m. - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Wednesday, October 3

4 p.m. -
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Horror Highlights: “Huluween” 2018 Film Fest, You Might Be The Killer, David Cronenberg on the Cover of Delirium Magazine, The Unnamable

Happy Huluween! Hulu's 2018 "Huluween" has begun with Hulu original content as well as your favorite Halloween movies and TV shows. Also in today's Horror Highlights: release details and a trailer for You Might Be the Killer, the legendary David Cronenberg on the cover of Delirium Magazine, and The Unnameable's debut and trailer.

Hulu's First Ever Huluween Details: Press Release: "Get ready for a month’s worth of scary programming as Hulu kicks-off its biggest “Huluween” celebration yet. Beginning today, viewers can head to Hulu’s personalized, Halloween-themed hub for a bone-chilling selection of popular Halloween TV episodes and movies. The curated experience will also bring viewers exclusive, new content throughout the month, including eight spooky short films from up-and-coming filmmakers, and the much-anticipated premiere of two Hulu Originals – Into the Dark and Light as a Feather.

“Inside the walls of Hulu, Huluween has been a tradition for many years,
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The 28 Most Spooktacular Halloween Movies to Watch This Holiday Season

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The season of pumpkin spice everything, candy corn, and scary movies has arrived. And you know what that means: it's time to rewatch your favorite Halloween movies. When the temperature is dropping and nostalgia is running high, there's comfort to be found in the familiar scares of Poltergeist or the childhood memories of Hocus Pocus. Each year, Hollywood releases new scary movies in the hopes that they'll attain the same iconic status, and some of them actually succeed. Still, it's the tried-and-true greats that fans of all things spooky return to year after year. While there are a few new classics on this list, the majority of these films are certified Halloween favorites. Because come on, can Halloween even come if you don't watch The Nightmare Before Christmas?
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Hulu schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in October 2018

Hulu has confirmed that several of its original series will be debuting new episodes on the streaming service in October, including the first installment of the horror anthology “Into the Dark” as well as more of season 1 of the Sean Penn drama “The First.” And there will also be new to Hulu seasons of some of your favorites reality shows from other networks, including various editions of “Little Women” and “The Real Housewives.”

Likewise, there will be plenty of movies making their first Hulu appearances including the Oscar-winning “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” and “Raging Bull.”

See Netflix schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in October

Available October 1

Television

60 Days In – Complete Season 4

America’s Book of Secrets – Complete Season 1 & 2

American Pickers – Complete Season 18

Ancient Aliens – Complete Season 4

Bob’s Burgers – Season 9 Premiere

El Clon – Complete Season 1

Escaping Polygamy – Complete Season 3

Family Guy – Season 16 Premiere

Hoarders – Complete
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Freeform 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule: When to Watch Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas and More

It's the spookiest time of the year! This year Freeform is expanding its traditional 13 Nights of Halloween programming to all 31 nights of October, because two weeks wasn't enough. It's heavy on Halloween-friendly family flicks like ParaNorman, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Goonies, The Addams

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Other Links From TVGuide.com Hocus PocusTim Burton's The Nightmare Before ChristmasParanormanMonsters, Inc.Monsters UniversityWilly Wonka And The Chocolate FactoryMonster HouseThe Addams FamilyThe Parent TrapCharlie And The Chocolate FactoryThe GooniesThe Breakfast ClubMaleficentMulanThe Hunchback Of Notre DameClueFrozenJurassic ParkThe BoxtrollsHotel Transylvania
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Freeform to Celebrate 25th Anniversaries of Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas with Immersive “Halloween House” in Hollywood

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In addition to getting in the spirit of the spooky season with their extended “31 Nights of Halloween” programming, Freeform will celebrate the 25th anniversaries of Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas with a free, immersive Halloween House experience in Hollywood that will include recreations of Dr. Finkelstein's Lab, the Sanderson Sisters' cottage, and Winifred's beloved spell book:

Press Release: In celebration of Freeform’s recently announced “31 Nights of Halloween” programming event, the network is transforming the historic Lombardi House in Hollywood, California, into Freeform’s Halloween House, the ultimate destination for Halloween lovers. Open to the public from Thursday, Oct. 4 through Tuesday, Oct. 9, visitors can enjoy an eerily immersive experience celebrating the 25th Anniversaries of “Hocus Pocus” and “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Grab your lucky rat tails, join the pumpkin king and click here to reserve your spot!

A pair of skeleton hands will welcome guests straight into Mr.
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So There's a Sanderson Sister Museum Coming to Los Angeles, and We're Officially Deceased

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Several important happenings will transpire come October: both Hocus Pocus and Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas are celebrating 25 glorious years, and Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween has been expanded to 31. With so much to celebrate, there should be a celebration, right? Good news: come October, fans of both movies will get to experience them Irl at Freeform's Halloween House.

From October 4-9 in Los Angeles, you'll be able to experience some of the key moments from each film in an immersive setting, chock-full of fabulous photo ops. You'll get to experience Mr. Oogie Boogie's lair, Dr. Finklestein's Lab, be raised from the grave à la Billy Butcherson, and enter the Sanderson Sister museum, complete with Book, an interactive Black Flame Candle, cages, dead men's toes, and so much more. In addition to being able to re-create the key art from both movies, exclusive merchandise will be sold on site,
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So There's a Sanderson Sister Museum Coming to Los Angeles, and We're Officially Deceased

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So There's a Sanderson Sister Museum Coming to Los Angeles, and We're Officially Deceased
Several important happenings will transpire come October: both Hocus Pocus and Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas are celebrating 25 glorious years, and Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween has been expanded to 31. With so much to celebrate, there should be a celebration, right? Good news: come October, fans of both movies will get to experience them Irl at Freeform's Halloween House.

From October 4-9 in Los Angeles, you'll be able to experience some of the key moments from each film in an immersive setting, chock-full of fabulous photo ops. You'll get to experience Mr. Oogie Boogie's lair, Dr. Finklestein's Lab, be raised from the grave à la Billy Butcherson, and enter the Sanderson Sister museum, complete with Book, an interactive Black Flame Candle, cages, dead men's toes, and so much more. In addition to being able to re-create the key art from both movies, exclusive merchandise will be sold on site,
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Animation Is Film Festival Announces Opening Night Movie, Competition Titles, Jury

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Animation Is Film Festival Announces Opening Night Movie, Competition Titles, Jury
Mamoru Hosoda’s “Mirai” will open the second Animation Is Film Festival, slated for Oct. 19-21 at Hollywood’s Tcl Chinese Theatre. Hosoda will attend the screening, which will be the North American premiere of the film, which debuted in Cannes.

Mirai” is also among the initial films in competition announced by the festival, produced by independent animation distributor GKids in partnership with animation festival Annecy, Fathom Events and Variety.

Other competition titles hail from all over the world and include “Another Day of Life,” “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles,” “Funan,” “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas,” “Okko’s Inn,” “Pachamama,” “Penguin Highway,” “Ruben Brandt, Collector,” “Seder-Masochism,” and “Tito and the Birds.”

The Animation Is Film jury will once again be presided over by Variety chief film critic Peter Debruge, who will be joined by Warner Animation Group Evp Allison Abbate, NBA star and now Oscar winner Kobe Bryant,
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Animation Is Film Festival Touts Indie Oscar Contenders

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The second-annual Animation Is Film Festival (October 19 – 21) will once again offer a diverse range of indie features from Asia, Europe, South America, and North America. Just as last year’s festival drew many animation fans to the Tcl Chinese in Hollywood, this iteration will impact the Oscar race because of the prestigious exposure.

Produced by GKids in partnership with Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Variety and Fathom Events, the festival will offer more than 30 titles, including 11 films in competition. Aif kicks off with the premiere of GKids’ Oscar contender, “Mirai,” a time-traveling story about a brother and sister from acclaimed Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda. There will also be a four-film retrospective of Hosodo’s work.

Aif will additionally spotlight footage from Disney’s Oscar contender, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (November 21), and Sony’s highly-anticipated “Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse” (December 14). There will also be a 20th anniversary screening of DreamWorks’ “Prince
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Mexico’s Pixelatl Festival Dishes Awards, Honors Pixar’s Lee Unkrich

  • Variety
Every year, the festival wing, appropriately titled El Festival, of Mexico’s Pixelatl – an association dedicated to the creation and promotion of multimedia content – takes center stage as Mexico’s premier event linking students and professionals in animation, comics and video games to the international marketplace. Held over five days in the city of Cuernavaca, Morelos, about an hour from Mexico City, awards were handed out over the weekend.

Pixar’s Lee Unkrich was awarded the Chinelo in Animation, a career achievement award which last year went to Oscar-nominated stop-motion director Henry Selick, responsible for “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Coraline,” and in 2015 was given to special effects pioneer Phil Tippet, who scored Oscars for both “Jurassic Park” and “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.”

The top prize for a series went to Edino Ferrera’s “Curtis & Bean” a Mexico-Argentina co-production geared towards kids between six and nine years old.
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Celebrate ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ 25th Anniversary with the Sing-Along Edition Blu-ray

Believe it or not, Tim Burton's twisted vision of a Halloween/Christmas mash-up, The Nightmare Before Christmas, first danced and sang its way into theaters 25 years ago this Halloween. While it will of course be airing this holiday season on Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween, you can get your hands on a brand new copy of the stop-motion animated classic even earlier with this new 25th anniversary Blu-ray. In addition to the gorgeous presentation of director Henry Selick's original theatrical version of the Oscar-nominated film, this new Blu-ray version comes with …
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