Archive for October 30th, 2008

Like George Washington, I simply cannot tell a lie (ha!) and I really have to admit that if we’re not counting Christmas, Halloween is my favorite holiday.   As a kid it’s all about having a great costume and coming home with enough candy to give yourself diabetes just by looking at your haul.   As an adult, I’ve found a certain appreciation for a day that celebrates anything spooky and more importantly, gives me showings of great horror movies on television almost non-stop for one full day.

Consequently, I’m sorta taking the night off to finish up a viewing of Sorority Babes In The Slimeball Bowl-A-Rama (Linnea Quigley has been in some awesomely bad flicks, you guys) and I’m about to pop in one of my favorite Halloween movies, The Nightmare Before Christmas.   Cliché, yes, but I love everything about that movie…particularly Lock, Shock and Barrel.

So, squawk at me for a few minutes, and tell me your favorite movies to watch on Halloween and your favorite things to do.   Am I the only one that enjoys giving candy out to little kids and curling up on the couch with Rocky Horror Picture Show on Halloween night?

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If you haven’t seen The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, haul ass to Netflix and rent it.   It is, in my uninformed, completely low-brow opinion, one of the best movies ever made.

That’s one of my favorite scenes in the movie and I think it tells you a lot more about the story and the quality of the film rather than me rambling on and on about it.

Think of it as Movie Blogger Show and Tell.   Without so much of the tell.

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