12:00 pm October 31, 2012, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
As I mentioned in my earlier post today, I really am not a fan of scary movies for myself or my kids. However, ABC Family did run a bunch of older movies that my 9- and 11-year-old are really enjoying.
We recorded on the DVR: “Beetlejuice,” “The Nightmare before Christmas,” and “Corpse Bride.” We also taped “Edward Scissorhands” but we haven’t watched it yet. (I have never seen it.)
They also like “Coraline.”
I wondered about Tim Burton’s “Sleepy Hollow” but I watched it earlier this month and it was way too violent and scary for them. Heck the Disney version is pretty scary. (I love that one! We borrow it from the library.)
I also taped some older movies off of TCM like “Abbott and Costello meet the Mummy,” “The House of Dracula” and “The Raven” with Vincent Price. (I need to preview the last two to see if they are too intense.)
I am wondering about “The Mummy” (Brendan Fraser version) but I’m not sure if it’s too scary.
What movies do your kids like to watch during Halloween season? What gives them chills but isn’t too violent?
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