By Josie Fitz
1.) Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fantastic Mr. Fox is a Wes Anderson film about a fox who gets in the habit of stealing from a poultry farm to feed his wife, child, and nephew. The farmers Mr. Fox steals from begin to hunt him and his family, forcing the foxes to go into hiding underground. The farmers continue to persecute them, but, with the help of the other animals in the neighborhood, the foxes prevail. It is a story about difficult family relationships, breaking bad habits, and making compromises for the good of the whole. Fantastic Mr. Fox is a great fall movie to watch with your friends for a night in.
Halloweentown is a Disney movie about a girl named Marnie who discovers not only that her grandmother is a witch, but that she is also a witch. This causes her and her siblings to sneak away to Halloweentown, where their grandma lives. There they battle evil forces to save the town and the creatures in it. It is a classic Halloween movie and great to watch with family and friends. Also, it plays constantly on the Disney Channel this time of year, so now is the perfect time to see it!
3.) Stranger Things
Stranger Things’ first season rocked the TV world last summer when it was released without much hype on Netflix. Since then it has developed a huge following. Stranger Things is about four nerdy boys who live in Hawkins, Indiana, in 1983. When one of the four goes missing under strange circumstances, the others set out to find their friend with the help of a supernatural girl named Eleven and the town’s sheriff. Stranger Things will be returning for a second season on October 27th, just in time for Halloween. Get ready to binge this incredibly binge-worthy series!