“I think we should form a calming circle” are wise words spoken by a true witch. A calming circle is just what we need because the month of October is all about Halloween and we’re very excited! If you’re just joining us, welcome! From October 1-31 we’ll be celebrating Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween so check back daily for fun posts, shopping guides, spooky stories, quizzes, and who knows what else? Some may call this scary season nonsense, but we know it’s more than “just a bunch of Hocus Pocus.”
October 31, 2019: Your Argument is Invalid: What Holiday Does The Nightmare Before Christmas Belong To?
Kyle and Cole debate whether The Nightmare Before Christmas is more of a Halloween or Christmas movie…
October 30, 2019: D23 Mostly Ghostly Event
Mike checks out this event that was “dedicated to three of my personal favorite spooky-time offerings from Disney’s archives.”
October 29, 2019: Disneyland Halloween Goodies
With just a few days until the big celebration, Disneyland Resort is highlighting their limited time spooky offerings featuring snacks and novelty items.
October 28, 2019: Review: Zomboat on Hulu
Mack reviews Hulu’s new British horror comedy series featuring a zombie apocalypse. Yes, it’s as fun as it sounds!
October 27, 2019: Extinct Attractions: Space Mountain’s Nightmare Nebula and Ghost Galaxy
Cole takes us through these Disneyland Park seasonal layovers as well as the Ghost Galaxy version that debuted at Hong Kong Disneyland.
October 26, 2019: Hocus Pocus Sequel in Development for Disney+
Sisters! Disney+ is looking to revisit the story of this cult classic. So gather your friends, black flame candles, and form a calming circle, because we could soon be following the sisters on their next adventure.
October 25, 2019: Vampirina and Fancy Nancy Join Disney Cruise Line
Kids sailing the Disney Cruise Line can now meet Disney Junior’s Vampirina and Fancy Nancy as part of the youth activity offerings.
October 24, 2019: Tokyo Disneyland’s Spooky “Boo” Parade
This seasonal parade perfectly combines scary and fun with Mickey and the gang absolutely possessed by Halloween!
October 23, 2019: Halloween Treats Arrive at Disney Springs Food Trucks
You won’t want to miss out on these hauntingly good new cookie dough, taco, and mac and cheese offerings available at Disney Springs for a limited time.
October 22, 2019: Halloween Themed Disney Gift Cards
Trick or treat! Disney released three new frighteningly cute gift cards that guests can use at Disney Parks and on shopDisney. The Haunted Mansion style cards even feature some surprises only visible under blacklight…
October 21, 2019: Maleficent Themed Treats at Disney Parks
Disney Parks are getting into the Halloween spirit with even more tasty treats themed to ultimate baddie, Maleficent. Don’t miss out on these limited time goodies.
October 20, 2019: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Opening at El Capitan
Mike attends the opening night premiere at the historic Los Angeles theater.
October 19, 2019: Review: Wounds
Horror/thriller fans have another film to check this Halloween with the Hulu Original Wounds. Mack reviews this story that he says “is an absolute nightmare …I mean that in both the best and worst ways possible.”
October 18, 2019: Laughing Place Podcast #301: Trick or Treat Yo Self
This week the LPP talks all things Disney Halloween…while drifting off into oh so many tangents.
October 17, 2019: Review: Heart of the Moors (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil)
Alex reviews this new tale about Maleficent that takes place between the two films.
October 16, 2019: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and the Message of Family
FanBoy shares how the cast and creative team tell the story and its greater message on the meaning of family.
October 15, 2019: Review: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
With Maleficent: Mistress of Evil heading to theaters this week, FanBoy reviews the highly anticipated sequel.
October 14, 2019: Recap: D23 Heads to the Hollow Event
How does D23 celebrate Halloween? With a trip to Tarrytown, New York — the home of Sleepy Hollow for a special screening of the The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad! Jeremiah shares his experience at what he says, “turned out to be by far my favorite event I’ve attended.”
October 13, 2019: Review: Hulu’s Little Monsters
Mack reviews Hulu’s new zombie horror-comedy, Little Monsters about a kindergarten teacher who’s desperate to protect her class from brain eating beasts. The movie stars Lupita Nyong’o, Alexander England, and Josh Gad.
October 12, 2019: Jurassic World Arena Tour:
“The arena tour takes the audience back to Isla Nublar as chaos erupts during the escape of the Indominus rex.” Paul recaps the thrilling show now on tour in select cities.
October 11, 2019: Disney•Pixar’s Coco Returns to El Capitan:
Mike shares his experience from the recent limited engagement showing of Pixar’s bittersweet story Coco at El Capitan theater in Los Angeles.
October 10, 2019: Disneyland Park’s Main Street Pumpkin Festival:
The Disney Parks Blog highlights some of clever carved characters that can be found throughout Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland park.
October 9, 2019: Comic Review: Doctor Doom #1
“Doctor Doom #1 does something that can rarely be accomplished in a comic. It provides a story with massive, global ramifications and it takes place almost exclusively in one place, with the focus almost exclusively on one character.” Read Mack’s review of this new issue!
October 8, 2019: #murdertrending Book Review
Yep, Freeform is into books too! So it seemed fitting to revisit our review of Freeform Books’ horror novel, #murdertrending for today’s 31 Nights of Halloween. You’re welcome.
October 7, 2019: Midnight Masquerade Series by ColourPop
Halloween is the perfect time to pretend you’re someone else. Why not pretend you’re a Disney Princess?! With eight ladies to choose from, you can’t go wrong with this stunning new makeup collection from ColourPop.
October 6, 2019: Book Review: Entertaining with Disney
Be the star of your next Disney themed party with this delightful book from Insight Editions. Entertaining with Disney goes beyond recipes to give fans fully planned parties—including theming and decor—that they can interpret and enhance to their liking.
October 5, 2019: Book Review: Tales from the Haunted Mansion, Vol. IV: Memento Mori
October 4, 2019: Light As A Feather Season 2B
October 3, 2019: Into the Dark: Uncanny Annie
Mack reviews the latest Halloween entry in Hulu’s anthology series Into the Dark. Find out why this is one of his favorite installments so far.
October 2, 2019: shopDisney Halloween Costume Guide
shopDisney has dozens of outfits for the whole family! From Mickey and Minnie to Descendants, it’s easy to add a little Disney magic to your spooky celebrations.
October 1, 2019: Freeform Halloween House
Mike visits the Freeform’s annual Halloween installation which features favorite films such as The Nightmare Before Christmas and Hocus Pocus!
We hope we haven’t frightened you foolish mortals prematurely…this October is going to be wickedly fun! For everything 31 Nights of Halloween be sure to check out our archives.