Film, Halloween Review

“Monster House” is an underrated horror gem

Monster House (2006) occupies a weird space in animation. I know I’ve probably said that in other reviews, but it’s true so it’s worth repeating. It’s an honest-to-goodness horror movie, just you know for kids. A lot of children’s films could be seen as horror movies in the eyes of adults, like Coraline, but for… Continue reading “Monster House” is an underrated horror gem

Halloween Review, Show

“Billy and Mandy’s Jacked Up Halloween” isn’t as jacked up as you remember but it’s still pretty good.

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy is one of those shows that is so quintessentially 2000s, that it’s hard to explain. Would this dark comedic, episodic cartoon about two kids, one an idiot and the other sociopath who befriend the Grim Reaper get on TV today? Probably not. I don’t even know if it… Continue reading “Billy and Mandy’s Jacked Up Halloween” isn’t as jacked up as you remember but it’s still pretty good.

Film, Halloween Review

“Trick or Treaters” is a not-so Halloween treat

I love autumn. It’s my favorite season. So one would think Halloween would be one of my favorite holidays. And when I was younger, it was. I loved dressing up and I loved getting free candy. (Who doesn’t?) As I’ve reached adulthood, that joy has waned quite a bit. So many Halloweens in high school… Continue reading “Trick or Treaters” is a not-so Halloween treat