The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

For those who enjoy alternative Christmas films, there’s Tim Burton’s marvellous creation The Nightmare Before Christmas. Based on characters created by Burton and directed by Henry Selick, the film follows the residents of Halloween Town and popular figure Jack Skellington on his quest to bring Christmas joy in a bid to change things up. A… Read More The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Christmas viewing continues and the next film on the list is this hidden Disney gem. Beloved by 90s children around the world, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas was a direct-to-video anthology film made up of three short films that follow Donald, Goofy and Mickey, respectively. The connective thread is that each segment is represented by… Read More Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

“Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok”: Halloween Family Fun

“I’m a master of fright, and a demon of light, and I’ll scare you right out of your pants!”  – Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween is a favourite time of year for many. The spooky decorations, costumes and sweets galore, Halloween is the perfect time of year to whip out the horror films… Read More “Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok”: Halloween Family Fun