The 3 Old School Films We Will Absolutely Be Watching This Halloween

sabrinaIt’s Halloween!!!!

This weekend we are hitting the chocolate and binge-watching every old-school horror and Halloween comedy we can find.

As much as we love the horrors that are around today, you cannot beat a trip back to 90’s cinema!

Along with movies like Blair Witch and Freddie Kruger, here are the 3 old school Halloween movies that we will DEFINITELY be watching!

Sabrina The Teenage Witch 


We know this is VERY old school but we’re not going to pass on a film that has Ryan Reynolds in it!

Most people forget he played the handsome jock in this movie!

We’re not sure about that hair though…even he can’t pull that off.


Melissa Joan Hart later revealed in an interview with Giuliana Rancic that the then teenage Ryan Reynolds handed her a Bulova watch on their last day of shooting before running out of her trailer.

She said, “I chased him down, got in front of his car and just kissed him and then made out with him all night. Then I had to call my boyfriend the next day and explain it.”

She added, “He later came to New York to visit me. But I think he wanted something more but I decided I was going to stick with my boyfriend.”

Edward Scissorhands 


A man with scissors for hands, how could Edward Scissorhands NOT be on the old-school movie list?

This is definitely one of our Halloween favourites, and what’s more, Depp even still has the original costume!

He told the New York Times, “I still have the leather suit, and the hands. At least I have something to fall back on. If things don’t work out, in a couple of years I may be doing birthday parties at McDonald’s –  as Edward. You know, 200 bucks a party.”


We can’t decide which was creepier. Edward Scissorhands himself or the Stepford style town the movie was set in. Turns out, it’s a real neighbourhood!

Tim Burton visited countless neighbourhoods in search of the one that he would feature in the film before eventually deciding on a cul-de-sac in Lutz, a town near Tampa, Florida.

Hocus Pocus


Hocus Pocus is to Halloween what Home Alone is to Christmas … practically tradition!

This film was one of our all time old-school Halloween faves and even Bette Middler agrees there should have been a Hocus Pocus 2.

Interestingly when Sarah Jessica Parker was doing research for the TV show “Who Do You Think You Are?”, she discovered her 10th great-grandmother, Esther Elwell, was accused of witchcraft!

Can you believe this film was released 23 years ago?

We officially feel old.


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